U.S. voters concerned about fake news influence on elections 2018, by age group

The statistic shows the share of voters who are concerned about the influence of fake news on voters and elections in the United States as of June 2018, broken down by age group. The findings show that respondents in all age groups were similarly concerned about the influence of fake news on voters and elections, with 76 percent of voters aged 18 to 34 agreeing or strongly agreeing that they were concerned about this topic, as well as 75 percent of 25 to 54 year olds and 73 percent of those aged 55 or above.

Share of voters who are concerned about the influence of fake news on voters and elections in the United States as of June 2018, by age group

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Sources

Release date

August 2018

Region

United States

Survey time period

May to June 2018

Number of respondents

1,003 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

sample consists of registered or likely voters

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

Question: How much do you agree or disagree with the following statements? I am concerned about the influence fake news may have on voters/election. Respondents who answered 'agree' or 'strongly agree'

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