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Americans Don’t See Violence Against Women Crisis, Don’t Blame ‘White Culture’

Tuesday, April 02, 2019

Americans see violence against women as less of a problem here compared to most other nations and don’t agree with former Vice President Joe Biden’s recent statement that “a white man’s culture” encourages such violence.

A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 55% of American Adults think there is less violence against women in America compared to most other countries in the world. Just 17% say there is more violence here, while 16% rate the level of violence against women as about the same as in other countries. Twelve percent (12%) are not sure. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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The survey of 1,000 American Adults was conducted on March 27-28, 2019 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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