24% Have Had Credit Information Stolen Online
Tuesday, December 03, 2013
Most Americans are fairly comfortable using their credit cards online, but one-in-four say they have had information stolen that way.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 70% of American Adults with credit cards say they are at least somewhat comfortable using those cards for online purchases. Twenty-eight percent (28%) don't share that comfort level. This includes 32% who are Very Comfortable using a credit card online and 11% who are Not At All Comfortable. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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This survey of 829 Adults nationwide who have at least one credit card was conducted on December 1-2, 2013 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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