PRINCETON, NJ -- The percentage of Americans rating economic conditions "poor" is now 41%, while 84% perceive economic conditions are getting worse in Gallup Poll Daily tracking. -- Lydia Saad
For the Gallup Poll Daily tracking survey, Gallup is interviewing no fewer than 1,000 U.S. adults nationwide each day during 2008. The economic questions analyzed in this report are asked of a random half-sample of respondents. The results reported here are based on combined data from 1,482 interviews conducted May 13-15, 2008. For results based on this sample, the maximum margin of sampling error is ±3 percentage points. In addition to sampling error, question wording and practical difficulties in conducting surveys can introduce error or bias into the findings of public opinion polls.
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