How likely are you to consider having a cat as a household pet? (by marital status)

Likeliness of owning a cat in the future 2012, by marital status This statistic shows the results of a survey among American adults who have never owned a pet on whether they would consider getting a cat for a household pet. The respondents are sorted by marital status. 11 percent of married Americans who have never owned a cat before stated they would definitely or probably consider getting a cat in the future.
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Definitely/probably wouldMaybeDefinitely/probably would not
Total10%11%79%
Married11%9%81%
Single14%18%68%
Divorced0%4%96%
Widowed4%4%92%
Definitely/probably wouldMaybeDefinitely/probably would not
Total10%11%79%
Married11%9%81%
Single14%18%68%
Divorced0%4%96%
Widowed4%4%92%
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This statistic shows the results of a survey among American adults who have never owned a pet on whether they would consider getting a cat for a household pet. The respondents are sorted by marital status. 11 percent of married Americans who have never owned a cat before stated they would definitely or probably consider getting a cat in the future.
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Release date
2012
Region
United States
Survey time period
February 2012
Number of respondents
500 respondents
Age group
8-19 years
Special properties
Adults who have never owned a pet before
Method of interview
Online survey

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