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Mother's Day: 66% Say Being a Mother the Most Important Role to Fill

Sixty-six percent (66%) of American adults say that being a mother is the most important role for a woman to fill in today’s world. A Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey found that 20% disagree. These figures are relatively unchanged from last year. Women are a bit more likely than men to view motherhood as the most important role—70% of women hold that view along with 62% of men. Among those Americans whose mother is still alive, 67% say they’ll visit their mother to honor the holiday.

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