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Most Americans Say Life is Good

No matter where they live, the majority of Americans give good marks to their quality of life.

A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 78% of American Adults rate the quality of life where they live as good or excellent, while just five percent (5%) rate their quality of life as poor. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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The survey of 1,000 Adults was conducted on March 1 & 4, 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 Adults was conducted on March 1 & 4, 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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