87% Exercise At Least Once a Week
Most Americans exercise at least once a week and believe it’s important for a healthy life.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that an overwhelming 86% of American Adults consider exercise at least somewhat important to their daily lives, with 39% who view it as Very Important. Most adults have consistently said exercise is important in their daily life in surveys since 2006. Only 13% consider exercise not very or Not At All Important. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 1,000 American Adults was conducted on September 30-October 1, 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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