Results of SurveyUSA News Poll #20519
 
1Does it bother you when people use four-letter swear words ... a lot? A little? Or not at all?
500 AdultsAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceRegion
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 4.5%MaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicOtherNortheasSoutheasWestern
A Lot47%39%55%32%46%53%65%40%60%49%50%22%**44%56%44%
A Little35%40%30%43%33%36%25%38%30%35%29%44%**35%28%43%
Not At All17%21%14%25%19%11%8%22%9%14%21%34%**19%15%13%
Not Sure1%0%1%0%1%1%1%1%1%1%0%0%**1%0%0%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Adults100%49%51%30%32%16%22%62%38%85%5%6%4%60%24%15%
 
 
2Have you ever asked a close friend or family member to watch his or her language?
500 AdultsAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceRegion
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 3.9%MaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicOtherNortheasSoutheasWestern
Yes74%69%79%71%83%77%62%77%69%74%84%76%**69%76%90%
No23%29%17%27%16%19%29%21%25%22%16%24%**26%23%7%
Not Sure4%2%5%2%1%4%8%2%6%3%0%0%**4%2%3%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Adults100%49%51%30%32%16%22%62%38%85%5%6%4%60%24%15%
 
 
3Have you ever asked a stranger to watch his or her language?
500 AdultsAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceRegion
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 4.5%MaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicOtherNortheasSoutheasWestern
Yes52%53%51%59%55%55%36%57%44%52%45%60%**48%65%50%
No44%43%46%38%43%42%58%40%51%46%43%24%**48%33%48%
Not Sure4%4%3%3%3%4%6%3%5%2%12%16%**5%2%2%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Adults100%49%51%30%32%16%22%62%38%85%5%6%4%60%24%15%
 
 
4Do you yourself use four-letter swear words ... regularly? Occasionally? Or almost never?
500 AdultsAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceRegion
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 4.5%MaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicOtherNortheasSoutheasWestern
Regularly14%21%7%19%17%8%7%18%7%12%25%5%**14%19%4%
Occasionally40%43%37%44%40%42%31%42%36%41%29%47%**39%34%52%
Almost Never46%35%56%37%41%50%62%39%57%46%46%40%**47%44%44%
Not Sure0%1%0%0%1%0%0%1%0%0%0%8%**0%2%0%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Adults100%49%51%30%32%16%22%62%38%85%5%6%4%60%24%15%
 
 
** Too few respondents of this type were interviewed for this data to be meaningful.