45% of Americans Say Daylight Saving Time Not Worth the Hassle
Americans will get an extra hour this Sunday morning, but nearly half don’t think the benefits of Daylight Saving Time are worth the inconvenience.
The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey shows that 40% of Adults think Daylight Saving Time is "worth the hassle." Forty-five percent (45%) disagree, while 15% are not sure. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
These numbers are relatively unchanged from results found in both March 2010 and October of last year, when Daylight Saving Time last started and ended.
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The survey of 1,000 U.S. Likely Voters was conducted on November 2-3, 2010 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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