Results of SurveyUSA News Poll #20611
 
1Has the price of a gallon of gasoline caused you to change your daily routine ... lot? A little? Or not at all?
500 AdultsAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceParty AffiliationIdeology
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 4.5%MaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicOtherRepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberal
A Lot54%58%49%58%58%53%39%58%47%51%**60%50%60%54%49%57%48%55%
A Little31%29%33%28%29%33%40%28%36%31%**28%38%24%32%36%28%42%16%
Not At All14%11%16%13%11%13%20%12%16%17%**11%13%14%11%15%14%10%25%
Not Sure1%1%1%1%2%0%1%2%1%1%**2%0%1%3%0%0%0%4%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Adults100%50%50%37%26%21%17%62%38%47%4%40%8%34%36%23%38%32%16%
 
 
2How high do gasoline prices have to be to cause you cut down on the amount of driving you do?
500 AdultsAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceParty AffiliationIdeology
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 4.5%MaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicOtherRepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberal
Already Cut Down48%46%49%42%54%57%39%47%48%53%**37%73%61%39%41%50%46%46%
$4.0025%28%22%32%21%19%23%27%21%22%**31%15%17%29%35%22%25%32%
$4.255%3%7%3%5%6%7%4%6%5%**4%1%5%7%3%4%7%7%
$4.504%4%4%1%6%5%7%3%6%4%**3%7%3%4%4%4%8%3%
More8%11%5%10%6%7%6%9%7%6%**12%0%4%13%3%10%5%9%
No Price4%3%4%4%2%2%7%3%5%5%**4%1%7%2%3%4%2%2%
Not Sure7%5%8%6%6%4%11%6%7%6%**8%4%3%6%11%5%6%2%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Adults100%50%50%37%26%21%17%62%38%47%4%40%8%34%36%23%38%32%16%
 
 
3What are you cutting back on the most due to rising gas prices ? Are you eating out less? Going to the movies less? Are you cutting back on groceries? Are you shopping at discount stores more often? Something else? Or are you not cutting back at all due to rising gas prices?
500 AdultsAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceParty AffiliationIdeology
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 4.5%MaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicOtherRepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberal
Eating Out28%28%29%25%37%24%27%30%25%21%**27%67%28%28%25%22%35%32%
Movies9%10%9%13%6%8%6%10%7%13%**7%1%12%7%13%14%6%10%
Groceries17%22%11%15%13%24%16%14%20%19%**16%2%16%21%15%23%10%19%
Discount Stores22%19%24%17%26%25%21%21%23%21%**24%6%20%25%19%18%28%16%
Other15%14%15%20%11%11%14%16%12%14%**18%8%14%9%20%17%11%12%
Not Cutting Back8%8%8%6%7%7%14%7%11%8%**8%14%7%9%7%4%8%12%
Not Sure2%0%3%4%1%1%1%3%1%4%**0%1%2%0%2%2%2%0%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Adults100%50%50%37%26%21%17%62%38%47%4%40%8%34%36%23%38%32%16%
 
 
4Has the price of gasoline caused you to cancel or change your summer vacation plans?
500 AdultsAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceParty AffiliationIdeology
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 4.1%MaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicOtherRepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberal
Yes69%71%68%78%70%66%52%75%60%63%**77%75%66%74%64%63%69%80%
No25%25%25%20%23%27%38%21%32%31%**17%22%30%22%28%30%23%18%
Not Sure5%4%7%1%7%6%9%4%8%6%**5%2%4%4%9%6%8%2%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Adults100%50%50%37%26%21%17%62%38%47%4%40%8%34%36%23%38%32%16%
 
 
** Too few respondents of this type were interviewed for this data to be meaningful.