Are you optimistic or pessimistic about what the year 2012 will bring for you and your family?

What will 2012 bring for American families? Optimism and pessimism This survey shows the optimism and pessimism of Americans regarding 2012, and what the year will have in store for them and their families. 30 perent of respondents stated that they are very optimistic about what the year 2012 will bring for themselves and their families.
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Share of respondents
Very optimistic30%
Somewhat optimistic41%
Lean toward optimistic 7%
Neither optimistic nor pessimistic2%
Lean toward pessimistic2%
Somewhat pessimistic12%
Strongly pessimistic6%
Share of respondents
Very optimistic30%
Somewhat optimistic41%
Lean toward optimistic 7%
Neither optimistic nor pessimistic2%
Lean toward pessimistic2%
Somewhat pessimistic12%
Strongly pessimistic6%
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This survey shows the optimism and pessimism of Americans regarding 2012, and what the year will have in store for them and their families. 30 perent of respondents stated that they are very optimistic about what the year 2012 will bring for themselves and their families.
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Release date
December 2011
Region
United States
Survey time period
December 8 to 12, 2011
Number of respondents
1,000 respondents
Age group
18 years and older
Method of interview
Telephone interview
Supplementary notes
The source posed the question as follows: "Overall, are you optimistic, pessimistic or neither optimistic nor pessimistic about what the year 2012 will bring for you and your family?"

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