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Questions - Reading - February 17-18, 2011

Most Americans Are Still Buying Books at the Store

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National Survey of 1,000 Adults
Conducted February 17-18, 2011
By Rasmussen Reports


1* How closely have you followed recent news reports about Borders bookstores declaring bankruptcy?


2* When was the last time you bought a book of any kind - Within the last month, Within the last 3 months, Within the last 6 months, Within the last year, More than one year ago?


3* When you buy a book, are you most likely to go to an actual bookstore, go to some other retail store, order it over the Internet or download it to your e-reader?


4* Would you rather read a book in a traditional printed format or on an electronic book-reading device like a Kindle?


5* [Answered by those who prefer to read in electronic format] How often do you go to a regular bookstore to get ideas before downloading books to your e-reader?


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