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Would You Rather Win An Oscar or a Nobel Prize?

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Americans are paying more attention to the prestigious Nobel Prize awards this year and are also more likely to say they would like to win one.

A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that only 40% of American Adults say they follow news stories about the Nobel Prize winners each year, and that includes just nine percent (9%) who follow Very Closely. But this compares to 30% who were following a year ago, although the new findings are more in line with earlier surveying on the Nobels since 2008.

Fifty-nine percent (59%) say they don’t pay much attention to the news about the international awards, with 22% who say they are not following it at all. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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The survey of 1,000 Adults was conducted on October 8 and 11, 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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