73% Say U.S. Children More Overweight Than Those Overseas
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Thursday, March 29, 2012
Americans strongly believe that children in this country are fatter than kids overseas and think it’s parents’ responsibility to do something about it.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 73% of American Adults think children are more overweight in America than in other countries. Just eight percent (8%) disagree, but another 18% are not sure. That’s consistent with findings in November 2010 when Rasmussen Reports first asked this question. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
The survey of 1,000 American Adults was conducted on March 24-25, 2012 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.
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