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Questions - Labor Day and Summer Vacation - August 30-31, 2011

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National Survey of 1,000 Adults
Conducted August 30-31, 2011

By Rasmussen Reports


1* In terms of your own personal life, would you say that the summer of 2010 was the best summer ever, an excellent summer, good, fair, or poor?


2* Do you consider Labor Day to be one of our nation’s most important holidays, one of the least important, or somewhere in between? 


3* Will you attend a barbecue with family and friends on Labor Day Weekend?


4* Will you attend a Labor Day Parade?



5* When you celebrate Labor Day, do you celebrate it as a holiday honoring the contribution of workers in society or as the unofficial end of the summer?



6* Do you have a very favorable, somewhat favorable, somewhat unfavorable, or very unfavorable opinion of Labor Unions?


7* Did you take a summer vacation last year?



8* Did you take a summer vacation this year?



9* Did economic conditions cause you to cut back on the amount you spent on this year’s summer vacation? (Answered only by those who took a summer vacation last year and this year)



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