Seventy-two percent (72%) of Republicans view the
USA as a good role model along with 41% of Democrats and 45% of
those not affiliated with either party.
Just 13% of Republicans disagree and say
the world would not be a better place if more countries were like
us. That view is shared by 24% of Democrats and 25% of
Fifty-four percent (54%) of men view the
USA as a good role model for the world along with 53% of women.
Fifty-six percent (56%) of married
Americans share that view along with 49% of those who are not
Middle income Americans are more likely
than those at the top and bottom of the income scale to see the US
as a good role model.
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The telephone survey of 1,000 Adults was
conducted by Rasmussen Reports September 8-9, 2005. The margin
of sampling error for the survey is +/- 4.5 percentage points with a
95% level of confidence (see Methodology)