Tattoo for you?
Getting a tattoo is not an option for a majority of Americans. In a Poll Position national scientific telephone survey, 64% told us they would not get a tattoo on their body, 23% said they would, 14% did not have an opinion.
Men and women were fairly consistent in their tattoo response. Among men, 64% said they would not get a tattoo, 24% said they would, 12% had no opinion. Women weighed in with 63% saying they would not get a tattoo, 21% would, 16% offered no opinion.
Age groups offered the biggest differences with the tattoo question. Younger Americans were more likely to get a tattoo, while people over 45 were less likely. In the 18-29 year old age group, 34% would get a tattoo, 38% would not, 28% had no opinion. In the 30-44 year old group, 34% would get a tattoo, but 59% said they would not, while 7% had no opinion. In the 45-64 year old group, 72% said they would not get a tattoo on their body. In the 65 and over category, 85% would not get a tattoo.
Poll Position’s scientific telephone survey of 1,176 registered voters nationwide was conducted November 27, 2011 and has a margin of error of ±3%. Poll results are weighted to be a representative sampling of all American adults.
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