Quinnipiac Poll: Terrorism Concerns by CelesteKatz

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									Maurice Carroll, Director,
Quinnipiac University Polling Institute
(203) 582-5334

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Public Relations
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  FOR RELEASE: SEPTEMBER 8, 2011

        NEW YORKERS, OTHER AMERICANS EXPECT NEW ATTACK,
                QUINNIPIAC UNIVERSITY POLLS FIND;
                 BUT VOTERS LIVE LIFE AS USUAL
  By overwhelming margins, New Yorkers and Americans in general are not allowing concerns
  about terrorism to control their lives, but 58 percent of New York City voters, 54 percent of New
  Jersey voters and 49 percent of voters nationwide believe “another terrorist attack in New York
  City, causing large numbers of lives to be lost,” is very likely or somewhat likely, according to
  results of three Quinnipiac University polls released today. The polls compare attitudes among
  New Yorkers, New Jersey residents and voters nationwide.
          A total of 36 percent of American voters are “very worried” or “somewhat worried”
  about another terrorist attack somewhere in the U.S. in the next few months, the independent
  Quinnipiac (KWIN-uh-pe-ack) University poll finds. This is down from 62 percent in an August
  29, 2006, survey, just before the fifth anniversary of 9/11.
          Despite these concerns, 78 percent of American voters, 76 percent of New Jersey voters
  and 70 percent of New York City voters say their family is going about day-to-day life as usual.
          “Across the nation, fears of another 9/11 have faded a lot. At Ground Zero, New Yorkers
  are still worried,” said Maurice Carroll, director of the Quinnipiac University Polling Institute.
  “New Yorkers were the terrorist target on 9/11 and they’re more fearful – more than their New
  Jersey neighbors, more than the nation as a whole – that it might happen again.
          “New Jerseyans, with vivid memories of the flaming towers just across the Hudson
  River, think it more likely than not that terrorists will strike again. New Yorkers, who 10 years
  ago suffered that attack directly, fear a repetition by almost 2-1.
          “Have we made life-style changes because of 9/11 fears or is it life as usual?
  Overwhelmingly, a shade less in New York City than elsewhere, it’s life as usual.”
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Quinnipiac University Poll/September 8, 2011 – page 2
       “We’re talking about 9/11 fears just a few steps from where we were talking about the
Democratic mayoral primary on 9/11 itself, across Broadway from St. Paul’s Chapel, around the
corner from the World Trade Center,” Carroll added.
       Historians will consider the 9/11 attack more significant than the Japanese attack on Pearl
Harbor, New York City voters say 45 – 32 percent. Men say 44 – 34 percent that Pearl Harbor is
more significant, but women point 54 – 23 percent to 9/11. Voters nationwide tip to Pearl
Harbor 45 – 43 percent, with women citing 9/11 50 – 36 percent and men pointing to Pearl
Harbor 55 – 35 percent.
       “New Yorkers think 9/11 is more important to history than Pearl Harbor. The rest of the
nation isn’t so sure. There’s a significant gender gap. Women are far more likely than men to
think that memories of 9/11 will dominate over Pearl Harbor in the history books,” Carroll said.
       Only 12 percent of New Jersey voters believe a major terrorist attack in their own home
town is very or somewhat likely and 39 percent are very or somewhat worried that a member of
their family will become the victim of a terrorist attack.
       In an open-ended question, allowing for any answer, 14 percent of American voters list
New York as the U.S. city they would most like to visit, followed by Washington at 7 percent.
       New York was at 13 percent in a December 10, 2001, Quinnipiac University poll.
       New York is safer since the 9/11 attacks, 31 percent of American voters say, while 57
percent say it is about as safe and 8 percent say less safe. Since the attacks, 14 percent of voters
nationwide say they are more likely to visit New York, with 15 percent less likely and 67 percent
about as likely. Since 9/11, 19 percent of Americans are less likely to travel by plane, while 9
percent are more likely and 69 percent are about as likely. There is almost no gender gap.
       From September 1 – 6, Quinnipiac University surveyed 1,282 New York City registered
voters with a margin of error of +/- 2.7 percentage points. From August 16 – 27, Quinnipiac
University surveyed 2,730 registered voters nationwide with a margin of error of +/- 1.9
percentage points. From August 9 – 15, Quinnipiac University surveyed 1,624 New Jersey
registered voters with a margin of error of +/- 2.4 percentage points. Live interviewers call land
lines and cell phones.
       The Quinnipiac University Poll, directed by Douglas Schwartz, Ph.D., conducts public
opinion surveys in Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Florida, Ohio, Virginia
and the nation as a public service and for research.
For more data or RSS feed– http://www.quinnipiac.edu/polling.xml, call (203) 582-5201, or
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9. How likely do you think it is that in the near future there will be another terrorist
attack in New York City causing large numbers of lives to be lost? Very likely, somewhat
likely, not very likely, or not likely at all?

                     NEW YORK CITY.........................................
                                                                      Union
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Wht    Blk    Hisp   HsHld

Very likely          15%    21%    16%    10%    13%     15%   19%    19%
Smwht likely         43     44     44     47     46      46    42     46
Not very likely      24     23     23     28     27      23    16     23
Not likely at all    10      7     11      8      7       9    14      6
DK/NA                 8      5      7      7      8       7     8      5

                     Brnx   Kngs   Man    Qns    StIsl   Men   Wom

Very likely          20%    11%    15%    16%    20%     13%   17%
Smwht likely         42     46     39     42     57      38    48
Not very likely      18     26     25     28     16      27    22
Not likely at all    10      9     12      9      3      13     7
DK/NA                11      8      9      5      4       9     7


10. Since the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001 are you more likely to travel by
plane, less likely to travel by plane, or about as likely to travel by plane?

                     NEW YORK CITY.........................................
                                                                      Union
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Wht    Blk    Hisp   HsHld

More likely          10%     7%    11%    10%     7%     13%   13%     9%
Less likely          20     22     21     18     17      26    20     20
About as likely      65     68     64     66     73      59    61     69
DK/NA                 4      3      4      6      4       2     6      3

                     Brnx   Kngs   Man    Qns    StIsl   Men   Wom

More likely          11%     9%     9%    15%     3%     12%    9%
Less likely          24     22     16     19     24      19    22
About as likely      60     65     69     62     72      65    65
DK/NA                 5      3      5      4      1       4     4




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11. In the future, do you think that historians will consider the Japanese attack on Pearl
Harbor or the Al Qaeda attacks on September 11th as more significant?

                     NEW YORK CITY.........................................
                                                                      Union
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Wht    Blk    Hisp   HsHld

Pearl Harbor         32%    34%    31%    37%    39%     25%   38%    34%
September 11th       45     45     48     43     40      55    35     48
DK/NA                22     21     21     20     21      20    27     18

                     Brnx   Kngs   Man    Qns    StIsl   Men   Wom

Pearl Harbor         28%    28%    41%    35%    25%     44%   23%
September 11th       51     47     38     45     55      34    54
DK/NA                21     25     21     21     20      22    22

                     AGE IN YEARS.....
                     18-34 35-54 55+

Pearl Harbor         31%    34%    32%
September 11th       48     45     45
DK/NA                20     21     23


12. As a result of the threat of terrorism, have you or members of your family gone about
day-to-day life as usual or have you made some changes?

                     NEW YORK CITY.........................................
                                                                      Union
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Wht    Blk    Hisp   HsHld

Life as usual        70%    67%    70%    76%    75%     73%   60%    63%
Made some changes    29     33     30     23     25      27    40     37
DK/NA                 1      -      1      2      -       1     -      -

                     Brnx   Kngs   Man    Qns    StIsl   Men   Wom

Life as usual        68%    67%    77%    70%    67%     72%   69%
Made some changes    31     31     23     30     31      27    30
DK/NA                 1      1      1      -      2       1     1

TREND: As a result of the threat of terrorism, have you or members of your family gone
about day-to-day life as usual or have you made some changes?

                     NEW YORK CITY..
                     Sep 08 Feb 03
                     2011    2006

Life as usual        70      76
Made some changes    29      24
DK/NA                 1       -




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13. How worried are you that there will be another terrorist attack on the United States
in the next few months - very worried, somewhat worried, not too worried or not worried at
all?

                      NEW YORK CITY.........................................
                                                                       Union
                      Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Wht    Blk    Hisp   HsHld

Very worried           9%    16%     7%        8%         7%         7%        10%    8%
Smwht worried         30     39     31        28         35         28         28    32
Not too worried       35     29     36        36         35         35         36    40
Not worried at all    24     16     24        27         20         29         24    18
DK/NA                  2      1      2         1          2          2          2     2

                      Brnx   Kngs   Man       Qns        StIsl      Men        Wom

Very worried           9%     8%     6%       13%        15%         7%        11%
Smwht worried         34     29     28        28         41         25         34
Not too worried       33     36     37        36         26         34         36
Not worried at all    24     25     27        22         16         32         17
DK/NA                  -      3      1         2          2          2          2


14. Which comes closer to your view -
(A) the government should take all steps necessary to prevent additional acts of terrorism
in the United States even if it means your basic civil liberties would be violated; OR
(B) the government should take steps to prevent additional acts of terrorism but not if
those would violate your basic civil liberties?

                      NEW YORK CITY.........................................
                                                                       Union
                      Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Wht    Blk    Hisp   HsHld

(A) All steps         28%    55%    22%       25%        34%        24%        24%   28%
(B) Shldn't violate
    civil liberties   66     40     72        71         61         70         65    68
DK/NA                  6      5      6         4          5          5         10     4

                      Brnx   Kngs   Man       Qns        StIsl      Men        Wom

(A) All steps         22%    31%    24%       32%        35%        26%        30%
(B) Shldn't violate
    civil liberties   69     64     70        65         62         67         65
DK/NA                  9      6      6         3          4          6          5

TREND: Which comes closer to your view;
(A) the government should take all steps necessary to prevent additional acts of terrorism
in the United States even if it means your basic civil liberties would be violated; OR
(B) the government should take steps to prevent additional acts of terrorism but not if
those would violate your basic civil liberties?

                      NEW YORK CITY.................................
                      Sep 08 May 24 Apr 13 Feb 3      Aug 19 Jul 20
                      2011    2010    2006    2006    2005    2005

(A) All steps         28      31         29         28         38         30
(B) Shldn't violate
    civil liberties   66      65         65         66         55         64
DK/NA                  6       4          7          6          7          6




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46. If you could afford it and had the vacation time, what major city in the
United States would you most like to visit in the next year or so?

                     NATIONAL..............................
                                          AGE IN YRS.......
                     Tot    Men    Wom    18-34 35-54 55+

New York City, NY    14%    12%    16%    20%    14%    11%
Washington, DC        7      5      9      5      8      7
San Francisco, CA     6      5      6      5      4      7
Honolulu, HI          5      5      5      3      7      4
Orlando, FL           4      4      5      5      7      2
Las Vegas, NV         4      5      3      4      3      5
Seattle, WA           4      4      3      4      3      4
Los Angeles, CA       4      4      4      4      4      3
Chicago, IL           3      3      2      3      2      3
San Diego, CA         3      3      2      2      3      2
Miami, FL             3      5      1      6      4      1
Boston, MA            2      2      2      2      2      2
Denver, CO            2      2      2      3      1      2
New Orleans, LA       2      2      3      3      2      2
Anchorage, AK         1      2      1      2      1      1
Atlanta, GA           1      1      1      1      1      -
Austin, TX            1      1      -      1      1      -
Dallas, TX            1      1      1      1      1      1
Houston, TX           1      -      1      -      1      1
Maui, HI              1      1      1      1      2      1
Philadelphia, PA      1      1      1      1      1      -
Phoenix, AZ           1      1      1      1      -      1
Portland, OR          1      1      -      1      -      1
Tampa, FL             1      1      -      -      1      -
None/Dn't like cities 3      3      3      1      3      4
Other                20     20     21     17     20     24
DK/NA                 6      5      7      3      5      9


REGTREND: If you could afford it and had the vacation time, what major city in the
United States would you most like to visit in the next year or so?

                     NATIONAL.........
                     Sep 08 Dec 10
                     2011    2001

Anchorage, AK         1       2
Atlanta, GA           1       1
Austin, TX            1       -

Boston, MA            2       1
Chicago, IL           3       3
Dallas, TX            1       1

Daytona, FL           -       1
Denver, CO            2       2
Honolulu, HI          5       4

Houston, TX           1       -
Los Angeles, CA       4       4
Las Vegas, NV         4       6



Con’t


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REGTREND: (con’t) If you could afford it and had the vacation time, what major city in the
United States would you most like to visit in the next year or so?

                     NATIONAL.........
                     Sep 08 Dec 10
                     2011    2001

Miami, FL             3       4
Maui, HI              1       1
New York City, NY    14      13

New Orleans, LA       2       2
Orlando, FL           4       5
Philadelphia, PA      1       -

Phoenix, AZ           1       1
Portland, OR          1       -
San Diego, CA         3       2

San Francisco, CA     6       6
Seattle, WA           4       3
Tampa, FL             1       1
Washington, DC        7       3

None/Dn't like cities 3       3
Other                20      23
DK/NA                 6       7


47. Since the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001 do you think New York City is a more
safe place to visit, less safe, or about as safe?

                     NATIONAL...................................................
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp

More safe            31%    36%    30%    31%    36%    26%    32%    27%    35%
Less safe             8      7      8      8      8      8      7     15      9
About as safe        57     54     58     58     52     62     58     52     55
DK/NA                 4      3      4      3      4      4      4      5      1

                     WHITE............... AGE IN YRS.......    EDUCATION.....
                                   BrnAgn                      No col College
                     Prot   Cath   Evngl 18-34 35-54 55+       degree degree

More safe            30%    34%    31%    32%    35%    27%    28%    38%
Less safe             8      8     10      5      6     10     10      3
About as safe        57     55     55     59     57     58     58     56
DK/NA                 5      3      4      4      3      6      5      3

REGTREND: Since the terrorist attacks on September 11, do you think New York City is
a more safe place to visit, less safe, or about as safe?

                     NATIONAL..............
                     Sep 08 Nov 25 Dec 10
                     2011    2002    2001

More safe            31      31      28
Less safe             8       8      12
About as safe        57      58      58
DK/NA                 4       3       2




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48. Since the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001 are you more likely to visit
New York City, less likely to visit New York City, or about as likely to visit
New York City?

                     NATIONAL...................................................
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp

More likely          14%    12%    17%    14%    16%    13%    11%    26%    24%
Less likely          15     16     16     14     14     16     14     18     15
About as likely      67     69     63     68     66     68     72     48     58
DK/NA                 4      3      4      4      4      4      3      7      3

                     WHITE............... AGE IN YRS.......    EDUCATION.....
                                   BrnAgn                      No col College
                     Prot   Cath   Evngl 18-34 35-54 55+       degree degree

More likely           9%    15%    10%    17%    14%    13%    15%    13%
Less likely          17     15     19      6     12     22     19      6
About as likely      71     67     69     74     70     62     62     78
DK/NA                 3      3      3      3      4      4      4      3

REGTREND: Since the terrorist attacks on September 11, are you more likely to visit
New York City, less likely to visit New York City, or about as likely to visit
New York City?

                     NATIONAL..............
                     Sep 08 Nov 25 Dec 10
                     2011    2002    2001

More likely          14      21      20
Less likely          15      12      16
About as likely      67      64      63
DK/NA                 4       4       2


49. How likely do you think it is that in the near future there will be another terrorist
attack in New York City causing large numbers of lives to be lost? Very likely, somewhat
likely, not very likely, or not likely at all?

                     NATIONAL...................................................
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp

Very likely          11%    11%    10%    10%    10%    11%    10%    16%    10%
Smwht likely         38     50     29     38     36     40     41     27     34
Not very likely      34     28     39     35     37     31     35     26     33
Not likely at all    13      9     18     12     14     13     11     25     17
DK/NA                 4      2      4      4      3      5      3      5      5

                     WHITE............... AGE IN YRS.......    EDUCATION.....
                                   BrnAgn                      No col College
                     Prot   Cath   Evngl 18-34 35-54 55+       degree degree

Very likely          12%     9%    14%     4%    13%    12%    13%     6%
Smwht likely         44     45     45     32     39     40     38     38
Not very likely      32     32     28     40     32     32     30     41
Not likely at all    10     11     10     20     13     11     14     12
DK/NA                 3      3      2      3      3      5      4      3




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REGTREND: How likely do you think it is that in the near future there will be another
terrorist attack in New York City causing large numbers of lives to be lost? Very likely,
somewhat likely, not very likely, or not likely at all?

                     NATIONAL.........
                     Sep 08 Dec 10
                     2011    2001

Very likely          11       9
Smwht likely         38      33
Not very likely      34      36
Not likely at all    13      16
DK/NA                 4       5

50. Since the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001 are you more likely to travel by
plane, less likely to travel by plane, or about as likely to travel by plane?

                     NATIONAL...................................................
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp

More likely           9%     9%    10%    10%    11%     8%     8%    20%    11%
Less likely          19     16     21     19     17     21     18     24     17
About as likely      69     71     66     69     70     68     72     51     70
DK/NA                 3      4      3      2      3      3      3      5      2

                     WHITE............... AGE IN YRS.......    EDUCATION.....
                                   BrnAgn                      No col College
                     Prot   Cath   Evngl 18-34 35-54 55+       degree degree

More likely           7%     9%     7%    11%     9%     9%     9%     9%
Less likely          20     17     22     12     16     23     22     12
About as likely      70     72     67     76     72     63     65     78
DK/NA                 3      2      3      -      3      4      4      1

REGTREND: Since the terrorist attacks on September 11, are you more likely to travel by
plane, less likely to travel by plane, or about as likely to travel by plane?

                     NATIONAL.........
                     Sep 08 Dec 10
                     2011    2001

More likely           9       9
Less likely          19      24
About as likely      69      66
DK/NA                 3       1

51. In the future, do you think that historians will consider the Japanese attack on Pearl
Harbor or the Al Qaeda attacks on September 11th as more significant?

                     NATIONAL...................................................
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp

Pearl Harbor         45%    44%    45%    46%    55%    36%    48%    33%    39%
September 11th       43     42     43     43     35     50     40     54     44
DK/NA                13     13     13     10     11     14     12     13     17

                     WHITE............... AGE IN YRS.......    EDUCATION.....
                                   BrnAgn                      No col College
                     Prot   Cath   Evngl 18-34 35-54 55+       degree degree

Pearl Harbor         47%    45%    43%    47%    40%    48%    43%    49%
September 11th       41     44     45     43     48     38     43     42
DK/NA                12     11     12     10     11     14     14      9

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TREND: In the future, do you think that historians will consider the Japanese attack on
Pearl Harbor or the Al Qaeda attacks on September 11th as more significant?

                     NATIONAL......
                     Sep 08 Aug 29
                     2011    2006

Pearl Harbor         45      33
September 11th       43      56
DK/NA                13      10


52. As a result of the threat of terrorism, have you or members of your family gone about
day-to-day life as usual or have you made some changes?

                     NATIONAL...................................................
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp

Life as usual        78%    75%    82%    77%    79%    78%    78%    77%    81%
Made some changes    21     24     18     22     21     22     21     23     18
DK/NA                 1      1      -      1      1      -      -      -      1

                     WHITE............... AGE IN YRS.......    EDUCATION.....
                                   BrnAgn                      No col College
                     Prot   Cath   Evngl 18-34 35-54 55+       degree degree

Life as usual        79%    77%    75%    84%    74%    80%    78%    79%
Made some changes    20     23     25     16     26     19     21     21
DK/NA                 1      -      -      1      -      1      1      -

TREND: As a result of the threat of terrorism, have you or members of your family gone
about day-to-day life as usual or have you made some changes?

                     NATIONAL......
                     Sep 08 Aug 29
                     2011    2006

Life as usual        78      72
Made some changes    21      27
DK/NA                 1       1


53. How worried are you that there will be another terrorist attack on the United States
in the next few months - very worried, somewhat worried, not too worried or not worried at
all?
                     NATIONAL...................................................
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp

Very worried          5%     6%     3%     6%     4%     6%     5%     3%     9%
Smwht worried        31     45     23     27     29     33     34     20     22
Not too worried      39     37     39     42     38     40     41     37     35
Not worried at all   24     13     34     24     28     21     20     39     34
DK/NA                 -      -      -      -      1      -      -      1      -

                     WHITE............... AGE IN YRS.......    EDUCATION.....
                                   BrnAgn                      No col College
                     Prot   Cath   Evngl 18-34 35-54 55+       degree degree

Very worried          6%     4%     7%     2%     5%     6%     6%     3%
Smwht worried        38     35     42     18     33     36     33     26
Not too worried      38     43     35     45     38     37     37     45
Not worried at all   18     17     15     34     24     20     24     25
DK/NA                 -      -      -      1      -      -      -      -

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TREND: How worried are you that there will be another terrorist attack on the
United States in the next few months - very worried, somewhat worried, not too worried
or not worried at all?

                      NATIONAL......
                      Sep 08 Aug 29
                      2011    2006

Very worried           5     15
Smwht worried         31     47
Not too worried       39     24
Not worried at all    24     13
DK/NA                  -      1


54. Which comes closer to your view -
(A) the government should take all steps necessary to prevent additional acts of terrorism
in the United States even if it means your basic civil liberties would be violated; OR
(B) the government should take steps to prevent additional acts of terrorism but not if
those would violate your basic civil liberties?

                      NATIONAL...................................................
                      Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp

A. All steps          24%   32%    22%      21%        23%   26%   25%   24%    28%
B. Shld not violate   71    64     73       76         75    68    71    69     69
DK/NA                  4     4      5        4          3     6     4     7      4

                      WHITE............... AGE IN YRS.......       EDUCATION.....
                                    BrnAgn                         No col College
                      Prot   Cath   Evngl 18-34 35-54 55+          degree degree

A. All steps          27%   32%    29%      14%        26%   29%   25%   24%
B. Shld not violate   70    63     69       85         71    65    70    74
DK/NA                  4     5      3        1          4     6     5     2

TREND: Which comes closer to your view;
(A) The government should take all steps necessary to prevent additional acts of terrorism
in the United States even if it means your basic civil liberties would be violated, OR
(B) The government should take steps to prevent additional acts of terrorism but not if
those would violate your basic civil liberties.

                      NATIONAL......................
                      Sep 08 Aug 29 Jul 28 Feb 21
                      2011    2006    2005    2002

(A)All steps          24     39        33         31
(B)Shld not violate   71     54        61         64
DK/NA                  4      7         6          4




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35. How worried are you that you or someone in your family will become a victim of a
terrorist attack: very worried, somewhat worried, not too worried, or not worried at all?

                     NEW JERSEY..........................................
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk

Very worried         11%     17%    12%    5%     8%      14%    9%   14%
Smwht worried        28      33     22    31     25       32    31    20
Not too worried      35      35     34    36     35       34    36    30
Not worried at all   26      14     31    27     32       19    24    35
DK/NA                 -       -      -     -      -        -     -     -

                                           Philly
                     Urban   SbUrbn ExUrbn land   Shore

Very worried         13%     11%     7%   10%    13%
Smwht worried        32      30     31    20     29
Not too worried      33      35     34    39     33
Not worried at all   22      24     27    30     25
DK/NA                 -       -      1     -      -

TREND: How worried are you that you or someone in your family will become a victim of a
terrorist attack: very worried, somewhat worried, not too worried, or not worried at all?

                      NEW JERSEY....
                      Sep 08 Sep 26
                      2011    2001

Very worried          11       15
Smwht worried         28       39
Not too worried       35       29
Not worried at all    26       16
DK/NA                  -        -


36. As a result of the threat of terrorism, have you or members of your family gone about
day-to-day life as usual or have you made some changes?

                     NEW JERSEY..........................................
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk

Life as usual        76%     71%    80%   77%    78%      74%   79%   69%
Made some changes    23      28     20    23     21       26    20    31
DK/NA                 1       -      1     1      1        1     1     -

                                           Philly
                     Urban   SbUrbn ExUrbn land   Shore

Life as usual        70%     76%    75%   80%    78%
Made some changes    30      24     22    20     22
DK/NA                 -       -      4     -      -




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37. Do the 9/11 terrorist attacks make you less likely to fly on airplanes, or not?

                     NEW JERSEY..........................................
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk

Yes/Less likely      17%     17%   19%    15%    12%      22%   15%   30%
No/NOT less likely   80      80    78     82     86       75    83    67
DK/NA                 3       3     3      3      2        4     3     3

                                           Philly
                     Urban   SbUrbn ExUrbn land   Shore

Yes/Less likely      20%     14%   15%    19%    19%
No/NOT less likely   79      81    84     78     78
DK/NA                 1       4     1      3      3

TREND: Do the 9/11 terrorist attacks make you less likely to fly on airplanes, or not?
(*Sep 2001 "recent terrorist attacks")

                     NEW JERSEY....
                     Sep 08 Sep 26
                     2011    2001*

Yes                  17       45
No                   80       52
DK/NA                 3        3


38. Since the terrorist attacks on September 11, are you more likely to visit New York
City, less likely to visit New York City, or about as likely to visit New York City?

                     NEW JERSEY..........................................
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk

More likely           8%      9%    6%    10%     9%       7%    6%   17%
Less likely          11      14    11      9      8       14    10    14
About as likely      78      76    80     78     80       76    81    67
DK/NA                 3       1     2      4      3        3     3     2

                                           Philly
                     Urban   SbUrbn ExUrbn land   Shore

More likely           9%      9%    6%     8%     8%
Less likely          10      11    11     15      9
About as likely      76      79    81     74     80
DK/NA                 5       2     2      4      2


39. How likely do you think it is that in the near future there will be another terrorist
attack in New York City causing large numbers of lives to be lost? Very likely,
somewhat likely, not very likely, or not likely at all?

                     NEW JERSEY..........................................
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk

Very likely          12%     18%    9%    13%    11%      13%   13%   11%
Smwht likely         42      48    38     42     38       46    46    32
Not very likely      29      26    32     29     33       26    31    21
Not likely at all    11       6    15     11     15        8     7    23
DK/NA                 5       2     5      5      3        7     3    12

Con’t


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39. (con’t)How likely do you think it is that in the near future there will be another
terrorist attack in New York City causing large numbers of lives to be lost? Very likely,
somewhat likely, not very likely, or not likely at all?

                     NEW JERSEY.......................
                                          Philly
                     Urban SbUrbn ExUrbn land    Shore

Very likely           6%     12%   12%    15%    15%
Smwht likely         39      44    47     38     41
Not very likely      31      28    31     31     29
Not likely at all    15      12     8     12      9
DK/NA                 8       5     3      3      7


40. How likely do you think it is that in the near future there will be a terrorist attack
in your community causing large numbers of lives to be lost? Very likely,
somewhat likely, not very likely, or not likely at all?

                     NEW JERSEY..........................................
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk

Very likely           3%      3%    4%     2%     2%       3%    2%    7%
Smwht likely          9      10    10      8      7       12     9     9
Not very likely      36      40    33     36     31       40    37    32
Not likely at all    50      45    52     51     58       42    50    49
DK/NA                 2       2     2      2      2        3     2     3

                                           Philly
                     Urban   SbUrbn ExUrbn land   Shore

Very likely           4%      2%    2%     4%     4%
Smwht likely         13       9     4     10     11
Not very likely      26      37    38     36     36
Not likely at all    56      48    54     49     47
DK/NA                 2       3     2      1      2


41. How likely do you think it is that in the near future there will be a terrorist attack
in the United States causing large numbers of lives to be lost? Very likely, somewhat
likely, not very likely, or not likely at all?

                     NEW JERSEY..........................................
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk

Very likely          27%     32%   22%    29%    23%      31%   28%   25%
Smwht likely         44      49    43     42     44       45    49    30
Not very likely      17      15    21     15     20       14    15    19
Not likely at all     8       3    10     10     11        6     5    17
DK/NA                 3       1     4      4      2        5     2     9

                                           Philly
                     Urban   SbUrbn ExUrbn land   Shore

Very likely          18%     25%   29%    33%    29%
Smwht likely         44      45    46     40     47
Not very likely      21      16    15     20     13
Not likely at all    14      10     7      7      5
DK/NA                 3       4     3      -      5




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