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Questions - Japan - May 19-20, 2011

63% Say Japanese Earthquake Will Hurt U.S. Economy
Support for Phasing Out U.S. Nuclear Plants Down to 29%
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National Survey of 1,000 Likely Voters

Conducted May 19-20, 2011
By Rasmussen Reports


1* How closely have you followed news reports about the ongoing problems in Japan since its earthquake last month?


2* What effect will the crisis caused by the earthquake in Japan have on the U.S. economy?  Will it help the economy, hurt the economy or have no impact on the economy?


3* Should more nuclear power plants be built in the United States?


4* How concerned are you about the safety of nuclear power plants in the United States?


5* Should the United States begin to systematically phase out the use of nuclear power plants over the next 50 years?


NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence