Washington, DC - These are some of the findings from an Ipsos poll conducted for Thomson Reuters from March 26th – 27th, 2012.
- Most Americans (68%) are not happy with Obama’s handling of gas prices.
- However, the plurality of Americans do not believe that politicians are to blame for high gas prices (13%). Instead, a plurality (36%) blame oil companies or everyone (26%).
These are findings from an Ipsos poll conducted for Thomson Reuters from March 26th – 27th, 2012. For the survey, a sample of
606 Americans was interviewed online. The precision of the Reuters/Ipsos online polls is measured using a credibility interval. In this case, the poll has a credibility interval of plus or minus 4.6 percentage points for all respondents. For more information about credibility intervals, please see the appendix.
The data were weighted to the U.S. current population data by gender, age, education, ethnicity and a political values scale. Statistical margins of error are not applicable to online polls. All sample surveys and polls may be subject to other sources of error, including, but not limited to coverage error and measurement error. Figures marked by an asterisk (*) indicate a
percentage value of greater than zero but less than one half of a per cent. Where figures do not sum to 100, this is due to the effects of rounding.
More data and full technical details are available in the topline document attached.
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