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64% Rate Fourth of July As One of America's Most Important Holidays

Wednesday, July 04, 2012

Americans continue to consider the Fourth of July one of the nation’s most important holidays, and they plan to celebrate with friends and family again this year.

As they have for in surveys for years, most American Adults (64%) rate Independence Day as one of the country’s most important holidays, according to a new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey.  It's second, in fact, only to Christmas. Just two percent (2%) say it is one of the least important holidays, while a third (33%) think it’s somewhere in between. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

This nationwide survey of 1,000 Adults was conducted on July 2, 2012 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.

 

Americans continue to consider the Fourth of July one of the nation’s most important holidays, and they plan to celebrate with friends and family again this year.

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