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43% Know Someone Who Joined Military To Get A Job

Friday, October 18, 2013

More Americans know someone who has joined the military because they needed a job, but fewer think veterans are receiving the appropriate benefits for their service.

A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 43% of American Adults now say they know someone who has joined the military because of the bad job market. That's up four points from 39% in January 2012. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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The survey of 1,000 Adults was conducted on October 15-16, 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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