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How would you rate the present general business conditions in your area? (Source: Consumer Confidence Survey, Nov, 1980)


17%
Good

55%
Normal

29%
Bad

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Survey by Conference Board. Methodology: Conducted by National Family Opinion Research during November, 1980 and based on 3,500 mail interviews. Sample: National adult. [USNFO.80-11.R1] (View Citation)

Topics: ECONOMICS BUSINESS





Which ones (long-term goals you may have set for your life you have changed or reconsidered because of high inflation in recent years), and how have you changed them?...Second response (Source: Cambridge Reports National Omnibus Survey, Oct, 1980)


Subpopulation/Note: See note. Asked of those who have changed or reconsidered any long-term goals for their life because of high inflation (33%)
8%
Didn't buy a new car/new truck, won't buy recreation vehicle/motor home

6%
Buy less, buy only necessities, no luxuries

5%
Wanted to buy a new home

5%
Wanted to travel, won't take vacation, won't go to Florida this year

4%
Will affect college plans, less education

4%
Can't save any money, have no way to keep savings

2%
Will affect my family planning, smaller family

2%
Affect retirement plans, may delay retirement

1%
Wanted to remodel or build a new house

20%
Other

43%
Don't know

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Methodology: Conducted by Cambridge Reports/Research International during October, 1980 and based on 1,500 personal interviews. Sample: National adult. Sample size is approximate. [USCAMREP.80OCT.R042] (View Citation)

Topics: ECONOMICS FINANCES CONSUMER





Do you think the worst of economic bad times are behind us, or are they still ahead of us? (Source: Cambridge Reports National Omnibus Survey, Jan, 1979)


11%
Behind us

8%
Right now (vol.)

77%
Ahead of us

4%
Don't know

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Methodology: Conducted by Cambridge Reports/Research International during January, 1979 and based on 1,500 personal interviews. Sample: National adult. Sample size is approximate. [USCAMREP.79JAN.R012] (View Citation)

Topics: ECONOMICS FUTURE







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