Results of SurveyUSA News Poll #15311
 
Swine Flu Concern Grows: Highlights of SurveyUSA's latest national tracking poll on Swine Flu: Significant increase in those who say they are "very concerned" they might get sick with Swine Flu from Monday to Tuesday -- from 13% to 22%. Simultaneously, those saying they are "not very" or "somewhat" concerned has declined.

There also is a significant change on the question of whether US-Mexico airline flights should continue or stop; on Monday, respondents were exactly split, 43% saying flights should continue and 43% saying flights should be stopped. On Tuesday, a 24-point shift; 33% say flights should continue, 57% say they should be stopped. Full results follow.

 
How concerned are you that you might get sick from Swine flu? Very concerned? Somewhat concerned? Not very concerned? Or not at all concerned?
1200 AdultsAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceParty AffiliationIdeologyRegion
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 2.9%MaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicOtherRepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberalNortheasMidwestSouthWest
Very22%21%23%28%19%20%16%24%18%14%53%40%23%18%26%21%21%19%26%22%13%26%22%
Somewhat28%26%29%27%27%28%31%27%29%29%24%28%21%30%27%27%24%34%22%30%27%30%25%
Not Very33%30%36%29%32%38%37%30%38%38%18%20%34%35%32%32%36%34%31%34%38%31%32%
Not At All16%23%10%16%20%14%15%18%14%19%3%11%22%17%13%19%19%13%21%14%22%12%20%
Not Sure1%1%1%0%2%1%1%1%1%1%2%1%1%1%1%1%1%1%1%1%1%1%1%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Adults100%48%52%32%25%24%18%57%43%72%11%11%6%31%38%28%31%41%22%20%22%37%21%
 
 
Have you personally changed any part of your daily routine because of concern about Swine Flu?
1200 AdultsAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceParty AffiliationIdeologyRegion
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 2.3%MaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicOtherRepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberalNortheasMidwestSouthWest
Yes19%20%18%20%21%19%16%20%17%15%31%32%21%21%20%16%22%18%16%18%14%26%13%
No80%80%81%79%78%81%83%79%82%84%67%68%78%78%79%83%77%81%84%82%85%73%87%
Not Sure1%0%1%1%1%0%1%1%1%1%1%0%2%1%1%0%1%1%0%0%1%1%0%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Adults100%48%52%32%25%24%18%57%43%72%11%11%6%31%38%28%31%41%22%20%22%37%21%
 
 
Has anyone you know gotten sick with Swine Flu?
1200 AdultsAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceParty AffiliationIdeologyRegion
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 1.2%MaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicOtherRepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberalNortheasMidwestSouthWest
Yes3%4%3%4%3%3%2%4%2%1%12%6%3%2%4%3%3%4%3%4%2%5%0%
No96%96%96%95%96%97%96%95%97%98%87%92%95%96%95%96%96%95%97%94%97%94%99%
Not Sure1%1%1%1%1%0%2%1%1%1%0%2%2%2%0%1%1%1%0%2%1%1%1%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Adults100%48%52%32%25%24%18%57%43%72%11%11%6%31%38%28%31%41%22%20%22%37%21%
 
 
Should the United States border with Mexico be closed? Or remain open?
1200 AdultsAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceParty AffiliationIdeologyRegion
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 2.8%MaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicOtherRepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberalNortheasMidwestSouthWest
Closed63%64%62%66%62%58%67%64%62%63%71%56%63%71%57%62%71%66%45%68%67%65%50%
Open28%28%27%26%30%31%23%28%28%28%15%34%33%20%32%30%20%26%43%23%23%27%39%
Not Sure9%7%11%8%9%11%10%8%11%9%14%9%4%9%10%8%8%8%12%9%10%8%12%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Adults100%48%52%32%25%24%18%57%43%72%11%11%6%31%38%28%31%41%22%20%22%37%21%
 
 
Should airline flights between the United States and Mexico continue? Or stop?
1200 AdultsAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceParty AffiliationIdeologyRegion
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 2.9%MaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicOtherRepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberalNortheasMidwestSouthWest
Continue33%36%30%35%33%33%28%34%31%35%19%36%26%28%35%34%27%33%42%30%29%34%37%
Stop57%54%60%57%58%54%61%57%57%57%68%45%64%61%54%59%63%59%45%61%60%57%51%
Not Sure10%10%10%8%9%13%10%8%12%8%13%18%10%11%10%8%10%8%13%9%11%9%12%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Adults100%48%52%32%25%24%18%57%43%72%11%11%6%31%38%28%31%41%22%20%22%37%21%
 
 
Should public gatherings where you live continue on schedule? Or be cancelled?
1200 AdultsAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceParty AffiliationIdeologyRegion
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 2.3%MaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicOtherRepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberalNortheasMidwestSouthWest
Continue80%81%80%78%82%81%81%80%81%85%58%67%84%79%81%79%83%81%77%80%83%77%84%
Be Cancelled14%15%14%18%12%13%13%15%13%11%30%25%9%17%13%14%13%15%13%13%12%18%12%
Not Sure5%4%6%4%6%6%6%5%6%4%12%8%7%3%6%7%4%3%9%7%5%5%5%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Adults100%48%52%32%25%24%18%57%43%72%11%11%6%31%38%28%31%41%22%20%22%37%21%
 
 
Should public schools where you live remain open? Or be closed?
1200 AdultsAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceParty AffiliationIdeologyRegion
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 2.2%MaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicOtherRepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberalNortheasMidwestSouthWest
Open82%83%82%72%85%88%90%77%89%89%63%61%81%82%84%80%84%79%86%82%87%81%81%
Be Closed11%11%12%20%10%6%5%16%6%8%22%24%12%12%12%12%8%15%10%10%8%14%12%
Not Sure6%6%6%8%5%5%5%7%5%3%16%15%7%6%4%8%8%6%3%8%5%5%7%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Adults100%48%52%32%25%24%18%57%43%72%11%11%6%31%38%28%31%41%22%20%22%37%21%
 
 
If you ...
1200 AdultsAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceParty AffiliationIdeologyRegion
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 2.9%MaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicOtherRepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberalNortheasMidwestSouthWest
Already Own a Face Mask18%20%16%16%15%21%22%15%21%16%20%26%18%16%16%24%21%15%21%13%15%19%25%
About To Buy One12%13%12%16%12%12%7%14%10%10%24%16%17%13%14%9%13%13%10%17%10%13%10%
Do Not Need a Mask56%55%57%54%56%57%59%55%58%62%33%44%48%61%52%56%56%58%54%58%61%53%55%
Not Sure13%11%16%15%17%10%12%15%11%11%23%15%18%10%17%12%10%14%15%12%14%15%11%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Adults100%48%52%32%25%24%18%57%43%72%11%11%6%31%38%28%31%41%22%20%22%37%21%