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Use of Postal Service Up Again This Holiday Season

Monday, December 28, 2015

Americans used the U.S. Postal Service more this holiday season and continue to give the quasi-governmental agency better marks than its private competitors for the way it handles their packages.

Twenty-one percent (21%) of American Adults say they used the USPS more this holiday season than they have in previous years, while 18% say they used it less. A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 60% rate their use of the Postal Service as about the same as in past years. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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The survey of 1,000 American Adults was conducted on December 27, 2015 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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