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It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year - Sneak Preview

It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year

54% Will Send Christmas Cards This Year

41% Are Having Difficulty Getting Into the Holiday Spirit

31% Have Finished Their Holiday Shopping

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Survey of 1,000 American Adults
Conducted December 13-14, 2013 by Rasmussen Reports
  Total Gender Age <40> Race Party Married Children at Home Income Investor Employment Have you started your holiday gift shopping yet? Have you finished your holiday shopping yet? Will you spend more/less on holiday gifts this season? Generally speaking, you consider this holiday season: Do you celebrate Christmas in your family? Are you having difficulty getting into the holiday spirit this year? Will you go Christmas caroling this year? Will you attend a Christmas party this year? Will you send Christmas cards this year?
Adults Men Women 18-39 40-64 65+ < Men Men 40+ < Wom Wom 40+ White Black Other Republican Democrat Other Married Non Married Yes No Under $30K $30K-$50K $50K-$100K $100K-$200K $200K+ Not sure Yes No Gov't Entrepreneur Prvt. Co. Retired Other Yes No Not sure Yes No Not sure More Less About the same Not sure Joyous Stressful Not sure Yes No Not sure Yes No Not sure Yes No Not sure Yes No Not sure Yes No Not sure
Have you started your holiday gift shopping yet? Yes 67% 65% 69% 70% 69% 57% 62% 65% 63% 71% 74% 56% 54% 74% 61% 67% 72% 59% 72% 64% 49% 57% 76% 90% 90% 60% 79% 56% 77% 82% 66% 65% 54% 100% 0% 0% 84% 61% 28% 85% 62% 69% 26% 78% 58% 62% 70% 43% 37% 59% 76% 46% 71% 68% 49% 75% 56% 57% 74% 60% 53%
No 30% 33% 28% 29% 29% 37% 35% 32% 37% 26% 24% 39% 43% 25% 37% 29% 25% 39% 26% 33% 46% 40% 23% 10% 10% 33% 19% 40% 23% 18% 34% 31% 39% 0% 100% 0% 14% 38% 32% 14% 37% 26% 57% 22% 38% 33% 28% 56% 62% 38% 23% 46% 24% 31% 36% 23% 41% 40% 25% 37% 37%
Not sure 3% 3% 2% 1% 2% 6% 3% 2% 0% 3% 2% 5% 3% 1% 2% 4% 3% 2% 2% 3% 5% 2% 1% 0% 0% 7% 1% 4% 1% 0% 0% 5% 7% 0% 0% 100% 2% 2% 40% 1% 2% 4% 17% 0% 4% 5% 3% 1% 1% 3% 1% 8% 4% 2% 14% 2% 4% 3% 2% 3% 9%
Survey Demographics
  Total
Adults
Gender Men 49%
Women 51%
  Total
Adults
Age 18-39 36%
40-64 45%
65+ 19%
  Total
Adults
Race White 65%
Black 11%
Other 25%
  Total
Adults
Party Republican 28%
Democrat 33%
Other 38%