Daylight Savings Time: Still Worth It?
It’s time for the clocks to “spring ahead” this weekend, but many Americans still don’t see the point.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 81% of Americans are aware they have to move the clocks forward for Daylight Savings Time (DST) this Sunday. But that’s down eight points from the start of DST last year. Eleven percent (11%) think they are supposed to be changing the clocks back, and eight percent (8%) are not sure. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 800 American Adults was conducted on February 27-28, 2015 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3.5 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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