77% Say U.S. Athletes Excelling in Olympics Makes Them Proud To Be Americans
More than half of adults nationwide are likely to watch a large portion of the Summer Olympics that begin this Friday in London, and even more say they feel pride when American athletes do well in the games. A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey shows that 77% of American Adults say that when U.S. athletes excel in the Olympics, it makes them feel proud to be Americans. Just 15% don’t share this sentiment. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 1,000 Adults was conducted on July 20-21, 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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