51% Say They Have A Sweet Tooth
With the Hostess Twinkie making headlines, 51% of Americans admit to having a strong taste for sweets, and 19% say they eat sugary snacks every day. Twice as many (37%) say they're overweight, according to a new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey.
Forty percent (40%) say they don't have a sweet tooth, but another nine percent (9%) aren't sure. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 1,000 Adults nationwide was conducted on November 27-28, 2012 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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