Give up sex or the internet
Given the choice of sex or the internet, well, it really wasn’t much of a choice for most Americans. When asked to pick between the two in a Poll Position national telephone survey a majority said the Internet would go. Fifty-one percent said they would rather give up the Internet against 17% who would give up sex. Thirty-two percent did not give an opinion.
Men and women both chose giving up the Internet but by different margins. Among men 57% would give up the Internet with 16% choosing to give up sex and 25% not having an opinion. With women 45% said give up the internet, 16% would pass on sex with 39% not having an opinion.
The closest divide on the question came from the 18-29 year old goup. Thirty-six percent said they would give up the Internet but 35% said they would give up sex. Twenty-eight percent offered no opinion.
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Poll Position’s scientific telephone survey of 1,052 adults nationwide was conducted September 27, 2011 and has a margin of error of ±3%.
The online companion poll in which you can vote provides unscientific results, meaning it’s a tally of participating Poll Position users, not a nationally representative sampling.
Poll Position is committed to transparency and upholding the highest professional standards in its polling, explaining why we provide you with the crosstabs of our scientific polls. Crosstabs provide a breakdown of survey participants by age, race, gender, and political affiliation. Here are the crosstabs for this poll: Poll Position crosstabs – sex or internet.
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