73% Expect to Pay More for Groceries
Most Americans remain concerned about inflation and lack confidence in the Federal Reserve to keep it under control. This helps explain why more now expect grocery prices to keep going up.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 85% of American Adults say they are paying more for groceries than a year ago, the highest finding since March of last year. Just eight percent (8%) are not paying more than they were a year ago. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 1,000 American Adults was conducted on May 22-23, 2014 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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