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Religious Service Attendance

By Martin Shull

Americans report attending religious services less frequently than they have in the past. The decline in the number…

Birds of a Feather

By Martin Shull

We wanted to know if Republican voters living in Blue states like California or Massachusetts are different from…

It’s Time to Address the State of Mental Health in the U.S.

By Elizabeth Harrington

Public Opinion Strategies conducted a national telephone survey in January 2015 regarding Americans attitudes about mental health on…

March Nonsense

By Gene Ulm
Rebounding off of Dave Wilson’s post yesterday on who participates in NCAA tournament bracket games, it may also be important to take note of how much our nation spends on these gambling pools. Spending on bracket gambling has jumped three-fold from $2.5 billion in 2008 to an estimated $9 billion in…

March (Not-so-much) Madness

By Dave Wilson
As the 2015 NCAA Tournament begins, I thought it would be interesting to examine exactly who is taking the time to fill out tournament brackets. While studies show that March Madness costs businesses between one and two billion dollars in lost productivity nationwide each year, data from a HBO Real…

Education a top tier concern as Americans look to 2016

By Becky Kramer
As Americans begin looking toward the 2016 elections, they say education will be a key factor in determining how they will vote for President. In the February CNN/ORC survey,* more than eight-in-ten (82%) Americans rate this issue as an extremely…

A Look at the 2014 Q4 Nielsen Total Audience Report

By Jim Hobart
Yesterday, Nielsen released the Total Audience Report for the last quarter of 2014. As always, the report is chock-full of interesting data about the media consumption habits of the American people. The piece rightly notes that the use of what…

Spamming Hillary

By Robert Blizzard
Up until last week, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton seemed headed for the Democratic nomination simply by coronation from her own party (and maybe the presidency itself if you listen to anyone in the national press corps). It’s hard…

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