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FOX News/Opinion Dynamics Poll. Sept. 8-9, 2002. N=900 registered voters nationwide. MoE 3.

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"Do you feel as safe today as you did before the September 11 terrorist attacks, less safe today, or do you actually feel safer today than before September 11?"

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  As Safe Less Safe Safer Unsure
  % % % %
9/02 46 35 16 3
3/02 42 35 18 5

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"How worried are you that terrorist attacks might take place where you live or work: very worried, somewhat worried, not very worried, or not worried at all?"

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  Very Somewhat Not Very Not at All Unsure
  % % % % %
9/02 6 14 21 57 2
7/02 11 24 34 30 1
12/01 11 26 31 31 1
10/01 12 31 28 28 1
9/19-20/01 11 24 31 33 1

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"Have you or members of your family made any emergency plans, such as stocking up on food and water, or mapping an escape route, in case a terrorist attack were to take place in your area?"

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%

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Yes 17

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No 83

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"Right after September 11, many people noted increased feeling of patriotism and neighborliness. Since then, do you think those feelings have faded a little; some, but not a lot; a lot, but not completely; or have those feelings completely faded?"

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  %

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Faded a little 34

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Faded some 30

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Faded a lot 10

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Faded completely 3

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Not faded at all (vol.) 19

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Unsure 3

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Never noted increase (vol.) 1

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Washington Post Poll. Sept. 3-6, 2002. N=1,003 adults nationwide. MoE 3.

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"Do you think the terrorist attacks of last September 11th changed this country in a lasting way, or not?" If yes: "Was it a change for the better or a change for the worse?" Half sample
  %        
  Yes -- better 55        
  Yes -- worse 27        
  No 13        
  No opinion 5        
 

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"Have the terrorist attacks of last September 11th changed your own personal life in a lasting way, or not?" If yes: "Is it a change for the better or a change for the worse?"
%        
Yes -- better 29        
Yes -- worse 27        
Yes -- not sure 2        
No 40        
No opinion 1        

 

CBS News/New York Times Poll. Sept. 2-5, 2002. N=937 adults nationwide. MoE 3.

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"What about you personally? Do you generally feel safe from terrorist attacks, feel somewhat uneasy, or feel in danger?"

%
Safe 48
Uneasy 44
In danger 6
Don't know 2

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"About how often do you think about September 11: every day, every week, once in a while, or hardly ever?"

%
Every day 34
Every week 28
Once in a while 31
Hardly ever 6
Don't know 1

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"Did your own life change as a result of the events on September 11th, or not?" If changed: "In what way has it changed?"

  %

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Re‑evaluated life 14

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Economic or financial impact 6

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More alert/More careful 6

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Feel unsafe/fearful 4

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Emotional impact in general 4

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Avoid travel/Don't fly 2

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Other 6

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No, life has not changed 57

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Don't know 1

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"Americans have reacted to the terrorist attack in various ways. What about you? At any time since the terrorist attack, did you have any trouble sleeping?" If yes: "Are you still having trouble sleeping?"

  %

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Yes -- still have trouble 5

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Yes -- but not now 19

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No 76

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"At any time since the attacks, did you feel nervous or edgy?" If yes: "Do you still feel nervous or edgy?"

  %

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Yes -- still nervous 16

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Yes -- but not now 28

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No 55

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Don't know 1

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"Do you think the country as a whole has changed as a result of the terrorist attacks, or not?" If changed: "In what way has it changed?"

  %

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More fearful/Uneasiness

26

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Stronger communities 17

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More united/More patriotic 7

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Sense of pride 7

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People are nicer/more humble 7

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Heightened security 4

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Change in attitude in general 4

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Economy hurting 3

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Prejudice/Discrimination 2

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Other 7

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No, has not changed 13

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Don't know 3

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"Do you or any of your friends or relatives know someone who was hurt or killed in the terrorist attack?"

%
Yes 26
No 74

 

CNN/USA Today/Gallup Poll. Sept. 2-4, 2002. N=1,003 adults nationwide. MoE 3.

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"As a result of the September 11th terrorist attacks, do you think Americans have permanently changed the way they live, or not?" Form A (N=507)

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Have
Changed
Have
Not
No
Opinion

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% % %

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9/02 54 45 1    
3/02 55 44 1    

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"As a result of the September 11th terrorist attacks, have you permanently changed the way you live, or not?" Form B (N=496)

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Have
Changed
Have
Not

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% %

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9/02 18 82      
3/02 25 75      

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"Would you say that time has healed the wounds of the country that were caused by September 11th, or not?"

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Yes No No
Opinion

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% % %

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9/02 27 71 2    
3/02 24 74 2    

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"Which comes closest to your view? You, personally, have closure, that is, you have come to terms with the events of September 11th and have moved on. You expect there will be a time when you have closure and will move on but that has not happened yet. OR, You, personally, will never have closure with the events of September 11th."

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Have
Closure
Will Have
Closure
Will Never
Have
Closure
No
Opinion

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% % % %

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9/02 47 28 24 1  
3/02 48 31 19 2  

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"As you may know, there are plans to build a memorial at the site where the Twin Towers at the World Trade Center previously stood. What do you think should be built in addition to the memorial at this site: the Twin Towers should be rebuilt as they were, smaller office buildings should be built, or do you think no office building should be built at all?"

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Rebuilt As
They Were
Smaller
Office
Buildings
No Office
Buildings
No
Opinion

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% % % %

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9/02 30 32 32 6  


 


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