Results of SurveyUSA News Poll #20746
 
1Should the city or town you live in allow stores to continue using plastic bags? or ban the use of plastic bags?
800 AdultsAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceSmokingParty AffiliationIdeology
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 3.5%MaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicOtherSmokeUsed To Never SmRepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberal
Allow54%61%46%45%55%63%59%49%61%57%84%39%56%58%51%54%63%40%55%67%51%37%
Ban37%33%42%44%37%32%33%41%32%38%13%46%31%28%43%37%31%50%34%28%42%49%
Not Sure9%6%12%11%9%6%8%10%7%6%3%15%13%14%6%9%5%10%11%6%7%14%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Adults100%50%50%34%26%24%15%60%40%60%5%23%12%16%34%51%30%32%33%28%43%21%
 
 
2Do you think electronic cigarettes or e-cigarettes are more socially acceptable than tobacco cigarettes?
800 AdultsAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceSmokingParty AffiliationIdeology
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 3.5%MaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicOtherSmokeUsed To Never SmRepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberal
Yes55%61%49%64%56%55%33%60%46%50%60%64%60%60%63%48%59%50%53%57%54%54%
No35%31%40%34%28%35%52%31%41%40%25%33%23%30%28%42%32%41%35%31%37%35%
Not Sure10%8%11%3%16%10%15%8%12%10%15%3%17%10%9%10%9%10%12%12%9%11%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Adults100%50%50%34%26%24%15%60%40%60%5%23%12%16%34%51%30%32%33%28%43%21%
 
 
3Is it appropriate? Or inappropriate? to use e-cigarettes indoors?
800 AdultsAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceSmokingParty AffiliationIdeology
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 3.4%MaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicOtherSmokeUsed To Never SmRepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberal
Appropriate31%35%27%31%31%38%17%31%30%30%38%34%22%53%40%18%32%27%34%32%28%38%
Inappropriate61%58%64%63%56%57%71%60%62%60%58%64%61%41%52%73%61%66%56%58%66%49%
Not Sure8%7%9%6%12%5%12%9%8%10%4%1%17%6%8%9%7%7%10%9%6%13%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Adults100%50%50%34%26%24%15%60%40%60%5%23%12%16%34%51%30%32%33%28%43%21%
 
 
4Do you currently smoke? Used to smoke, but no longer do? Or have you never smoked?
800 AdultsAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceSmokingParty AffiliationIdeology
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 3.5%MaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicOtherSmokeUsed To Never SmRepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberal
Smoke16%15%17%20%14%18%7%17%14%15%44%16%10%100%0%0%9%17%23%12%15%25%
Used To Smoke34%37%30%27%32%36%49%29%41%38%22%28%25%0%100%0%34%35%35%32%37%32%
Never Smoked51%48%53%53%55%46%44%54%45%47%34%56%65%0%0%100%57%48%42%56%48%43%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Adults100%50%50%34%26%24%15%60%40%60%5%23%12%16%34%51%30%32%33%28%43%21%
 
 
5Have you ever tried e-cigarettes?
396 Who Smoke or Used ToAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceSmokingParty AffiliationIdeology
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 4.8%MaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicOtherSmokeUsed To Never SmRepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberal
Yes34%34%34%52%31%31%10%43%23%28%24%51%47%60%22%**22%40%39%33%34%45%
No65%65%66%48%67%69%89%56%77%71%76%49%51%39%78%**78%59%60%67%65%55%
Not Sure1%1%0%0%2%0%1%1%0%1%0%0%2%1%0%**0%1%0%0%1%1%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%0%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Who Smoke or Used To100%53%47%32%24%27%17%56%44%64%7%20%9%32%68%0%26%33%39%25%45%24%
 
 
6Are you a fan of the San Diego Chargers?
800 AdultsAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceSmokingParty AffiliationIdeology
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 3.4%MaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicOtherSmokeUsed To Never SmRepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberal
Yes65%67%63%72%63%59%62%68%60%63%78%67%63%63%61%68%73%62%59%69%64%58%
No32%31%34%25%34%40%33%29%38%33%22%32%33%34%37%29%26%34%38%29%34%37%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Adults100%50%50%34%26%24%15%60%40%60%5%23%12%16%34%51%30%32%33%28%43%21%
 
 
7Mike McCoy has been hired as the new head coach. Will their record improve with McCoy as head coach? Get worse? Or stay about the same?
519 FansAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceSmokingParty AffiliationIdeology
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 4.4%MaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicOtherSmokeUsed To Never SmRepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberal
Improve37%33%42%37%33%37%46%35%40%41%15%40%26%35%40%37%53%34%26%41%39%37%
Get Worse9%14%4%17%8%3%3%13%3%6%2%0%48%5%10%10%2%8%7%7%5%4%
Stay About The Same49%52%45%45%51%53%46%48%50%48%62%60%24%57%47%47%38%52%65%48%50%56%
Not Sure5%1%9%1%8%7%5%4%6%5%21%1%2%3%3%6%6%7%2%3%6%4%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Fans100%51%49%38%26%22%15%63%37%58%6%24%12%16%31%53%34%30%30%29%43%19%
 
 
8How far do you think the Chargers will go this season? Will they fail to make the playoffs? Will they make the playoffs but not make it to the Super Bowl? Will they make it to the Super Bowl and lose? Will they win the Super Bowl? Or do you think it is too early to tell?
519 FansAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceSmokingParty AffiliationIdeology
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 4.4%MaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicOtherSmokeUsed To Never SmRepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberal
Fail To Make The Playoffs35%44%26%22%44%44%41%31%43%36%62%36%19%42%41%30%38%31%41%39%39%26%
Make The Playoffs But Not Make It To The Super Bowl23%23%23%26%29%13%19%27%15%29%1%20%8%21%23%24%32%21%16%28%22%20%
Make It To The Super Bowl And Lose2%0%3%2%1%1%1%2%1%1%0%4%2%0%0%3%1%4%0%1%2%2%
Win The Super Bowl5%3%6%7%3%4%3%5%4%4%3%4%8%3%6%4%4%7%3%5%4%6%
Too Early To Tell36%29%42%43%23%37%36%35%37%30%34%36%62%34%30%39%25%36%41%26%33%47%
Not Sure0%0%0%0%0%0%0%0%0%0%1%0%0%0%0%0%0%0%0%0%0%0%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Fans100%51%49%38%26%22%15%63%37%58%6%24%12%16%31%53%34%30%30%29%43%19%
 
 
9Do you own a pet?
800 AdultsAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceSmokingParty AffiliationIdeology
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 3.3%MaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicOtherSmokeUsed To Never SmRepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberal
Yes66%66%66%71%72%64%49%71%59%72%40%64%55%76%66%63%65%65%66%66%67%61%
No33%32%33%29%24%36%49%27%41%28%59%34%41%24%32%36%34%34%32%33%32%36%
Not Sure1%2%1%0%4%0%1%2%1%1%1%2%4%0%2%1%1%1%2%0%1%3%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Adults100%50%50%34%26%24%15%60%40%60%5%23%12%16%34%51%30%32%33%28%43%21%
 
 
10About how much would you spend on a specialty breed or designer pet?
530 Pet OwnersAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceSmokingParty AffiliationIdeology
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 4.3%MaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicOtherSmokeUsed To Never SmRepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberal
Nothing39%35%44%29%39%51%49%34%50%43%**33%35%49%39%36%40%39%45%41%39%46%
<$10020%22%18%28%14%15%16%22%15%14%**24%51%18%20%20%12%21%13%9%16%27%
$100-$50025%26%23%25%28%23%18%26%21%22%**31%10%18%23%28%30%30%19%33%29%13%
$500-$1,0009%11%6%9%9%6%10%9%8%10%**7%5%11%9%7%11%6%10%10%10%5%
$1,000-$25005%5%6%6%6%4%4%6%4%7%**3%0%4%6%5%5%4%7%5%5%3%
>$2,5000%0%0%0%0%0%1%0%0%0%**0%0%0%0%0%0%0%0%0%0%0%
Sure2%2%2%2%4%1%2%3%1%3%**2%0%0%3%2%1%0%5%1%1%6%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Pet Owners100%50%50%37%28%24%11%65%35%65%3%22%10%18%34%48%30%31%33%28%44%20%
 
 
11Have you ever used an online dating site?
800 AdultsAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceSmokingParty AffiliationIdeology
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 2.5%MaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicOtherSmokeUsed To Never SmRepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberal
Yes14%16%12%16%16%13%7%16%11%17%0%11%10%14%15%14%14%14%16%10%18%15%
No85%83%86%83%82%86%93%83%88%82%99%88%88%85%85%84%86%84%83%90%81%84%
Not Sure1%1%2%1%2%1%1%1%1%1%1%1%2%1%0%2%0%2%2%0%1%0%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Adults100%50%50%34%26%24%15%60%40%60%5%23%12%16%34%51%30%32%33%28%43%21%
 
 
12What happened? Did you meet someone you are in a relationship with? Did you meet someone but it didn't work out? Or have you not met someone yet?
112 Who Used Online DatingAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceSmokingParty AffiliationIdeology
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 9.5%MaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicOtherSmokeUsed To Never SmRepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberal
In a Relationship38%33%46%48%29%38%24%40%34%35%**38%65%14%18%61%55%43%21%31%46%34%
Didn't Work Out36%44%26%35%41%27%50%38%32%37%**49%6%67%42%22%22%32%51%30%33%53%
Have Not Met Anyone24%23%25%16%26%36%22%20%32%28%**13%15%19%36%17%22%24%24%38%19%14%
Not Sure2%0%4%0%5%0%3%2%1%0%**0%15%0%4%0%1%0%4%1%2%0%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%0%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Who Used Online Dating100%58%42%40%29%23%7%70%30%74%0%17%9%16%35%49%31%31%37%20%56%24%
 
 
13Thinking about the longest relationship you've had with someone you've met through online dating, how long did that relationship last?
83 Who Met Someone OnlineAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceSmokingParty AffiliationIdeology
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 11%MaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicOtherSmokeUsed To Never SmRepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberal
Days15%22%7%19%11%11%20%16%13%20%**5%0%8%41%5%17%4%24%3%16%21%
Weeks8%5%13%0%18%11%18%7%12%5%**15%21%0%1%14%8%10%7%29%1%11%
One Month11%13%8%16%9%3%6%14%4%5%**36%0%50%6%1%2%1%27%3%15%6%
Six Months9%14%2%0%20%15%10%8%14%13%**0%0%22%15%2%1%21%6%3%7%18%
A Year9%4%16%7%5%14%26%6%17%12%**0%8%3%13%9%4%11%11%31%5%5%
Still In The Relationship47%42%55%58%37%46%21%50%39%45%**43%71%18%24%68%67%53%24%31%55%39%
Not Sure0%---------------------
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%0%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Who Met Someone Online100%60%40%45%28%20%7%73%27%71%0%20%9%17%28%55%32%32%36%15%58%27%
 
 
** Too few respondents of this type were interviewed for this data to be meaningful.