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Adults Don't See Enough Exercise for Kids Today

Americans still think kids today aren’t getting enough exercise, but they’re less convinced that American kids are less fit than their foreign counterparts than in the past.

A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 79% of American Adults say children today do not get enough exercise. Just 11% think they do, but another 11% are not sure. This is virtually unchanged from surveys since 2013. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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The survey of 1,000 American Adults was conducted on July 23-24, 2018 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 survey of 1,000 American Adults was conducted on July 23-24, 2018 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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