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Questions - Back to School and Vaccines - August 6-7, 2011

58% Favor Sales Tax Holidays for School Shopping
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National Survey of 1,000 Adults
Conducted August 6-7, 2011
By Rasmussen Reports

 

1* Do you have any children living at home who attend elementary or secondary school?

 

 

2* (Asked of 240 Adults With Children in Elementary and Secondary School) Will you spend more this year on school clothing and back-to school supplies than you did a year ago, or will you spend less?

 

 

3* Should students be required to wear uniforms to school?

 

 

4* Does your state briefly suspend sales taxes at this time of year to encourage back-to-school shopping?

 

 

5* Do you favor or oppose so-called sales tax holidays?

 

 

6* Are you more likely to buy things during a sales tax holiday or less likely to buy things during a sales tax holiday?

 

 

7* (Asked of 240 Adults With Children in Elementary and Secondary School) Has your child received all the vaccinations that he or she is supposed to have?

 

 

8* (Asked of 240 Adults With Children in Elementary and Secondary School) How concerned are you about the safety of vaccinations for children?

 

 

9* (Asked of 240 Adults With Children in Elementary and Secondary School) How concerned are you that children who do not receive all their vaccinations will cause health problems for other children?

 

 

NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence