Do you think that waterboarding is torture? (by age group)

Survey on waterboarding 2014, by age group This statistic shows the results of a survey, conducted across the United States in April 2014, on whether waterboarding - which is defined as "inducing a sense of drowning by pouring water on someone with a bag over their face" - can be considered a form of torture. The results were then sorted by age group. 81 percent of respondents aged 18 to 29 years said they considered waterboarding a form of torture.
Show more
Loading statistic...
18-29 30-4445-64 65+
Yes81%64%62%59%
No7%22%24%29%
Not sure12%14%14%12%
18-29 30-4445-64 65+
Yes81%64%62%59%
No7%22%24%29%
Not sure12%14%14%12%
Download Settings Share
Chart type
Datalabels
Share on Social Media
HTML code to embed chart as PNG (FAQ)
Download started
Please be patient - this may take a moment
Description Source More information
This statistic shows the results of a survey, conducted across the United States in April 2014, on whether waterboarding - which is defined as "inducing a sense of drowning by pouring water on someone with a bag over their face" - can be considered a form of torture. The results were then sorted by age group. 81 percent of respondents aged 18 to 29 years said they considered waterboarding a form of torture.
Show more
Release date
May 2014
Region
United States
Survey time period
April 29-30, 2014
Number of respondents
991 respondents
Supplementary notes
Source does not specify the type of survey used.
The source posed the question as follows: "Do you think that waterboarding, that is inducing a sense of drowning by pouring water on someone with a bag over their face, is torture?"

More information

Statista Accounts: Access All Statistics. Starting from $588 / Year

Statistics on "Child abuse in the U.S."

  • Overview
The most important statistics
  • Child abuse
The most important statistics
  • Fatalities
The most important statistics
  • Preventive services
The most important statistics
  • Lifetime costs
The most important statistics
  • Abuse and crime
The most important statistics

Statista for Your Company: The Research and Analysis Tool

  • Product Film
  • Statistics
  • Downloads

Our Premium Statistics - facts for your business

Currently, Statista provides more than 1 million statistics.
93 percent (all Premium content) are exclusively accessible via our professional accounts.

Unlimited access

As a Statista Premium customer, you receive unlimited access to all statistics at all times. Including downloads of data in the most common formats (XLS, PDF & PNG). Create relevant and significant statistics in no time.

You are in good company

Further Content: Statistics, Studies, and Topic Pages

Our Business Solutions: Save Time and Money

only

$588*

per year
Your advantages
  • Full access to all our statistics
  • Download as XLS, PDF & PNG
  • Relevant data: complete source information
All functions of our platform illustrated face-to-face
  • Learn how Statista supports your company
  • Extensive tour across the whole portal
  • Personal guidance by our support team
The knowledge database for your company
  • All functions of the Premium Account
  • Access to dossiers, forecasts and studies
  • Access to our international database
  • Publishing rights and other exclusive functions

Statistics on the topic

Topics

About Statista

Learn more about how Statista can support your business.

Request webinar