46% Have a Positive Outlook About 2013
Thursday, December 13, 2012
Looking back, most Americans don't give 2012 even a good rating, but they have higher hopes for 2013.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that just 36% of American Adults rate the year 2012 as good or better, including eight percent (8%) who think it was excellent and three percent (3%) who think it was the Best Year Ever. Thirty-five percent (35%) describe 2012 as fair, while 28% think it's been poor. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 1,000 Adults nationwide was conducted on December 7-8, 2012 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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