60% of Women See Motherhood As Most Important Role
This Sunday is Mother’s Day, and while Americans don’t think much of it as a holiday, most still believe that being a mother is the most important role a woman can play.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey shows that just 25% of American Adults believe Mother’s Day is one of the nation’s most important holidays, while 11% regard it as one of the least important. Sixty-three percent (63%) think Mother’s Day falls somewhere in between the two. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 1,000 American Adults was conducted on May 3-4, 2016 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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