Sunday, May 18, 2008

Another Correction (Vegetarian Edition)

Roper Polls in 1994 and 1997 are the source.

The number of people not eating meat and being vegetarian is highest in the
Okay. We'd expect that.

Race doesn't make a big difference.
A minor surprise, but hardly a shocker.
About 6% of females don't eat meat while only 4% of males abstain.
That explains why it was so hard to find a restaurant back when I was still dating.

Five percent of Republicans aren't red blooded meat-eating Americans while
4% of Democrats don't eat the stuff. Opposite of what you might expect. However,
because of the low percentages, the numbers are really about the same.

Well there you go. Percentagewise, Republicans are 20% more likely to be vegetarians than are Democrats. And yet, some folks are quick to call vegetarianism a "liberal" idea. They should be more careful before they speak.

1 comment:

  1. We've been trying to tell them to be more careful about what they say for so long now, methinks they'll never get it.