Results of SurveyUSA News Poll #20296
 
1Are you familiar with news stories about the Carnival cruise ship that was stranded at sea?
500 AdultsAllGenderAgeRaceEver Cruise?
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 2.9%MaleFemale18-3435-5455+WhiteBlackHispanicOtherYesNo
Yes89%85%92%85%81%96%90%81%82%**100%100%
No10%12%8%15%15%3%8%18%18%**--
Not Sure2%3%0%0%4%1%2%1%0%**--
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Adults100%47%53%23%35%43%80%8%9%2%68%31%
 
 
2All passengers aboard the ship will receive a full refund, a cruise credit equal to the amount they paid for the trip and an additional $500. Is this compensation too much? Too little? Or about right?
443 Familiar With Cruise Ship StoriesAllGenderAgeRaceEver Cruise?
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 4.8%MaleFemale18-3435-5455+WhiteBlackHispanicOtherYesNo
Too Much6%6%7%7%8%5%7%0%6%**8%3%
Too Little46%45%47%45%51%43%46%36%50%**46%47%
Just About Right47%48%46%48%41%50%47%64%41%**45%50%
Not Sure1%1%1%0%0%2%1%0%3%**1%1%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Familiar With Cruise Ship Stories100%45%55%22%32%46%82%8%8%2%68%31%
 
 
3Does this story make you think twice about going on a cruise in the future?
443 Familiar With Cruise Ship StoriesAllGenderAgeRaceEver Cruise?
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 4.6%MaleFemale18-3435-5455+WhiteBlackHispanicOtherYesNo
Yes64%62%65%81%58%60%64%75%52%**56%82%
No31%33%29%19%34%35%32%8%39%**39%14%
Not Sure5%5%5%0%8%6%4%17%9%**6%4%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Familiar With Cruise Ship Stories100%45%55%22%32%46%82%8%8%2%68%31%
 
 
4Have you ever been on a cruise?
443 Familiar With Cruise Ship StoriesAllGenderAgeRaceEver Cruise?
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 4.4%MaleFemale18-3435-5455+WhiteBlackHispanicOtherYesNo
Yes68%65%71%62%65%73%68%55%85%**100%0%
No31%34%29%38%35%25%32%45%12%**0%100%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Familiar With Cruise Ship Stories100%45%55%22%32%46%82%8%8%2%68%31%
 
 
5Based on what you know, will the merger between American Airlines and US Air have a positive impact on the air travel industry? A negative impact? Or no impact at all?
500 AdultsAllGenderAgeRaceEver Cruise?
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 4.5%MaleFemale18-3435-5455+WhiteBlackHispanicOtherYesNo
Positive Impact25%20%30%18%27%28%25%28%30%**29%20%
Negative Impact42%44%40%56%34%40%43%43%18%**41%51%
No Impact At All27%28%26%22%29%27%27%25%29%**25%27%
Not Sure6%8%5%4%9%5%5%4%22%**5%2%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Adults100%47%53%23%35%43%80%8%9%2%68%31%
 
 
6Have you ever checked your credit score?
500 AdultsAllGenderAgeRaceEver Cruise?
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 4.2%MaleFemale18-3435-5455+WhiteBlackHispanicOtherYesNo
Yes68%63%73%64%75%66%70%55%64%**78%62%
No29%34%24%36%21%31%27%44%31%**20%38%
Not Sure3%3%3%0%4%3%2%1%5%**3%1%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Adults100%47%53%23%35%43%80%8%9%2%68%31%
 
 
7If you were single, would someone's credit score have a major impact on whether you would pursue a long-term relationship with that person? Would it have a minor impact? Or would it have no impact at all?
500 AdultsAllGenderAgeRaceEver Cruise?
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 4.5%MaleFemale18-3435-5455+WhiteBlackHispanicOtherYesNo
Major31%25%36%28%26%37%31%26%37%**34%29%
Minor33%36%31%30%39%30%34%33%25%**33%32%
No Impact31%34%28%31%32%30%30%41%31%**27%38%
Not Sure5%5%5%11%3%4%5%0%7%**6%2%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Adults100%47%53%23%35%43%80%8%9%2%68%31%
 
 
** Too few respondents of this type were interviewed for this data to be meaningful.