67% Consider Themselves Healthy Eaters
Most Americans say they eat healthy, but one-out-of-five admits to regularly overindulging.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 36% of American Adults say they are overweight. That’s little changed from last September and remains below the high of 42% in May 2012. Fifty-six percent (56%) say they are not overweight. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 1,000 Adults nationwide was conducted on February 27-28, 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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