[08/30/07 - 11:19 AM]
What We Learned About Americans This Week on the CBS Primetime Game Show "Power of 10"
CBS details the poll results from the show's August 29 episode.

[via press release from CBS]


The following was revealed on the POWER OF 10 episode broadcast on Wednesday, Aug. 29

� 12% of Americans have never had a person of another race in their home

� 51% of Americans think people are born gay

� 33% of American men would leave their partner if she gained 100 pounds

� 52% of Americans like their driver's license photo

� 25% of Americans eat in a fast food restaurant more than once a week

� 33% of American women said they have dated an ugly guy because he was funny

� 67% of Americans said they would buy a house even if they found out someone had died in it

� 17% of Americans would give a positive job recommendation for a friend even if they thought the friend was not right for the job

� 20% of Americans said if they wanted to, they believe they could get a firearm through airport security

� 43% of Americans think it is harder to be a stay-at-home parent than a working parent

� 54% of American women would rather watch the Super Bowl on TV over the Academy Awards

� 39% of Americans said they can eat just one potato chip

� 47% of American women said they were tomboys while they were growing up

� 35% of Americans believe if they think negative thoughts, bad things will happen to them

� 41% of Americans said they've been picked last in a team sport at least once in their lives

� 50% of Americans think people should be required to get marriage counseling before getting married

� 27% of Americans said that given the choices of "France" and Hilton", after hearing the word "Paris", "Hilton" came to mind

POWER OF 10 is a high-stakes game that challenges contestants to guess the behaviors, opinions and lifestyle choices of the American public for the chance to win $10 million dollars. POWER OF 10 airs Wednesdays (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Drew Carey serves as host and Michael Davies is the executive producer for Embassy Row in association with Sony Pictures Television.

  [august 2007]  


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