39% Think Government Should Help Fight Childhood Obesity
Sunday, March 10, 2013
Most Americans continue to see childhood obesity in the country as a serious problem, but more are now open to government involvement in this area.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 88% of American Adults say childhood obesity is at least a somewhat serious problem in the United States today, including 49% who see it as a Very Serious issue. Only eight percent (8%) see childhood obesity as not very or Not at All Serious. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
The survey of 1,000 Adults nationwide was conducted on March 5-6, 2013 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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