Wednesday, May 11, 2011
Adults nationwide remain heavily concerned about inflation, and the number who says they are paying more for groceries now compared to a year ago has reached a new high.
The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey of American Adults shows that 91% report they are spending more money on groceries than they were one year ago. Only five percent (5%) say they are not paying more for groceries now. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
The number paying more is up from 87% in April and is the highest level measured in more than two years. Just over a year ago, 75% felt that way.
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The survey of 1,000 Adults was conducted on May 9, 2011 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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