That is the percentage of home broadband users who get news online on a typical day. Those who used broadband were much more likely to include online news in their daily media diet than were dial-up users. Just 26% of those with dial-up service get news online on a typical day.
That's the percentage of Americans who now support allowing gay persons to serve openly in the U.S. military. Only 32% are opposed.This represents significantly broader support for this inclusive policy than in 1994, when 52% favored allowing gays to serve openly and 45% were opposed.
That's the percentage of e-caregivers -- those using the internet to search for health information during a loved one's illness -- who report that the internet helped them find advice or support from other people.
That's the percentage of the U.S. public that prefers "Merry Christmas" to non-religious welcomes such as "Season's Greetings." However, given the choice, a 45% plurality says it does not matter much either way.
That's the percentage of political independents who now say they approve of President Bush's job performance. Independent voters proved crucial to the Democrats' victory on Nov. 7.