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49% Say Children’s Quality of Life is Worse Than a Generation Ago

Americans continue to believe kids are spending too much time in front of computers and other electronic devices, and nearly half think their quality of life is worse than it was for children a generation ago.

A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 49% of American Adults say the quality of life for children today is worse than it was a generation ago. Just 29% think it’s better, and 16% think the quality of life is about the same. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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The national survey of 1,000 Adults was conducted on August 14-15, 2013 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.

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The national survey of 1,000 Adults was conducted on August 14-15, 2013 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.

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