Consumer attitudes towards GM food health risks U.S. 2016, by gender

This statistic shows the share of consumers who believe that genetically modified (GM) is healthier than non-GM food in the United States as of June 2016, by gender. During the survey, 42 percent of female respondents said they believed GM food was worse for health compared to non-GM food.

Share of consumers who believe genetically modified (GM) food is healthier than non-GM food in the United States as of June 2016, by gender

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Source

Release date

December 2016

Region

United States

Survey time period

May 10 to June 6, 2016

Number of respondents

1,480 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

This question was phrased by the source as follows: "GM foods are _ for health than non-GM foods."
The wording chosen for this statistic may differ slightly from the one in the survey.
Percentage points that do not equal 100 percent are probably due to rounding.

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