If it's in the News, it's in our Polls. Public opinion polling since 2003.


Questions - Childhood Obesity - March 24-25, 2012

See Article
See Toplines
Platinum Page


National Survey of 1,000 Adults
Conducted March 24-25, 2012

By Rasmussen Reports

1* How serious a problem is childhood obesity in the United States?

50% Very serious
30% Somewhat serious
12% Not very serious
  3% Not at all serious
  4% Not sure

2* Are children more overweight in American than in other countries?

73% Yes
  8% No
18% Not sure

3* Who is more responsible for the nutritional content of the food children eat – parents or the government?

89% Parents
  6% The government
  5% Not sure

4* Should sugary snacks and soft drinks be banned from sale in schools?

55% Yes
37% No
  8% Not sure

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