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About the Study
These are findings from an Ipsos poll conducted August 16-18, 2017 on behalf of Livability. For the US survey, a sample of roughly 2,031 adults age 18+ from the continental U.S., Alaska and Hawaii was interviewed online in English. Statistical margins of error are not applicable to online polls. All sample surveys and polls may be subject to other sources of error, including, but not limited to coverage error and measurement error. Where figures do not sum to 100, this is due to the effects of rounding. The precision of Ipsos online polls is measured using a credibility interval. In this case, the US poll has a credibility interval of plus or minus 2.5 percentage points for all respondents. Ipsos calculates a design effect (DEFF) for each study based on the variation of the weights, following the formula of Kish (1965). This study had a credibility interval adjusted for design effect of the following (n=2,031, DEFF=1.5, adjusted Confidence Interval=4).
These are also findings from an Ipsos Global @dvisor poll conducted monthly in 15 countries around the world via the Ipsos Online Panel system. The countries reporting herein are Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Canada, France, Germany, Great Britain, Hungary, Italy, Japan, Poland, South Korea, Spain, Sweden and the United States of America. For the results of the survey presented herein, an international sample of 7,500 adults aged 18-64 in the US and Canada, and age 16-64 in all other countries, were interviewed between August 25 and September 8. 2017. Approximately 1000+ individuals participated on a country by country basis via the Ipsos Online Panel with the exception of Argentina, Belgium, Hungary, India, Peru, Poland, South Korea, and Sweden, where each have a sample approximately 500+. The precision of Ipsos online polls are calculated using a credibility interval with a poll of 1,000 accurate to +/- 3.5 percentage points and of 500 accurate to +/- 5.0 percentage points. For more information on the Ipsos use of credibility intervals, please visit the Ipsos website. The countries surveyed generate nationally representative samples in their countries.
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