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Questions - Malaysia Airlines and Flying - March 11-12, 2014

60% Say Air Travel Can Never Be Made Completely Safe from Terrorism
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National Survey of 1,000 Adults

Conducted March 11-12, 2014
By Rasmussen Reports

 

1* How closely have you followed recent news reports about a missing airliner in Asia?

 

2* What is the most likely cause of that crash - mechanical failure, terrorism, human error or something else?

 

3* How often do you fly - once a year, several times a year, once a month, more than once a month, rarely or never?

 

4*   (Answered by 751  Americans who fly at least once a year) Are current airport security procedures too strict, not strict enough or about right?

 

5* Is airline travel in the United States safer than in the rest of the world, less safe than in the rest of the world, or about as safe?

 

6* Can air travel ever be made completely safe from terrorist incidents?

 

NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence