Over 80 Percent of US Respondents Say They Are ‘Proud to Be an American’: Survey

January 14, 2021 Updated: January 16, 2021

A new Axios-Ipsos poll (pdf) found that 81 percent of the people who responded to the survey said that they are “proud to be an American.”

At the same time, the poll found that 79 percent of respondents believe that “America is falling apart.”

The survey, conducted on a representative sample of over 1,000 adults between Jan. 11-13, found that 32 percent “strongly agree” while 47 percent “somewhat agree” that the country is fracturing.

The poll also sought to gauge the level of concern about the CCP (Chinese Communist Party) virus outbreak, with 86 percent of Americans indicating they are concerned, including 34 percent who said they are “extremely concerned.”

The vast majority of respondents said they practice public health measures in light of the pandemic, with 75 percent saying they wear facial coverings at all times, while another 16 percent indicate they wear face masks some of the time. The proportion of people saying they social distance was similar, with 92 percent indicating they maintain a distance of at least 6 feet from other people some or all of the time.

One of the questions asked in the survey was whether, “when jobs are scarce, employers should prioritize hiring people of this country over immigrants?” with 63 percent of respondents saying they agree.

When respondents were asked how they voted in the presidential election, Donald Trump was listed twice with 34 and 15 percent (49 percent), and Joe Biden at 44 percent.

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