Americans Are Finding More Joy in the Holidays
More Americans are feeling the spirit this holiday season.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 37% of American Adults are having difficulty getting into the holiday season, but that's down from 41% a year ago and from 43% in December 2009 at the end of the first full year after the Wall Street meltdown. Fifty-seven percent (57%) are not having any trouble getting into the season, up from a low of 49% in 2010 and the highest level of enthusiasm in several years of surveying at this time of year. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 1,000 Adults nationwide was conducted on December 14-15, 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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