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Most Are Spending Thanksgiving at Home This Year

Many still see Thanksgiving as an important holiday, but it’s one they like to spend in the comfort of their own home.

A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 49% of American Adults consider Thanksgiving to be one of our nation’s most important holidays, up slightly from 46% last year but generally in line with surveys since 2006. Just seven percent (7%) consider Thanksgiving one of the nation’s least important holidays, while 41% see it as somewhere in between. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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This survey of 1,000 American Adults nationwide was conducted on November 18-19, 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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This survey of 1,000 American Adults nationwide was conducted on November 18-19, 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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