2018 Topped Recent Years for Most Americans
Wednesday, January 02, 2019
Americans had faith at the beginning of 2018 that it would be a good year, and now they say it turned out to be an even better one than the last several.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 52% of American Adults look back on 2018 in a positive way, with 19% who say it was a good year, 19% an excellent one and 14% who regard it as one of the best years ever. Only 25% believe it was a poor year. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 1,000 American Adults was conducted on December 26-27, 2018 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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