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15% Talk About Sports Every Day

Saturday, December 01, 2012

Americans as a whole are pretty casual about discussing and viewing sports, but most believe sports are good for young people.

A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey of American Adults shows that 15% talk about sports with family and friends every day or nearly every day, while another 14% say they do so about once a week. Twenty-six percent (26%) say they talk sports occasionally. A sizable number of Americans (44%) say they rarely or never discuss sports with their family and friends. (To see question wording, click here.)

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The survey of 2,000 Adults was conducted on November 27, 2012 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 2 percentage point 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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