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73% Say Men, Women Earn Equal Pay At Their Workplace

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Most working Americans believe their workplace is free of gender discrimination and don’t know anyone who’s been a victim of it. But women continue to be more skeptical than men. 

Nineteen percent (19%) of all employed Americans say they personally know someone who has been denied a job, a promotion or increased pay because of their gender, according to a new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey. But 73% don’t know anyone who falls in that category. That finding shows little change from November 2010. (To see survey question wording, click here.) 

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The survey of 558 Employed Adults was conducted on May 17-18, 2012 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 4 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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