[09/13/07 - 12:09 PM]
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 September 11 episode.

[via press release from CBS]


The following was revealed on the POWER OF 10 episode broadcast on Tuesday, September 11

� 20% of Americans think their parents should not have gotten married

� 88% of Americans said they had sex on their wedding night

� 82% of Americans judge a book by its cover

� 21% of Americans said they double -dip when eating chips and dip at a party

� 30% of American men would not marry a woman who already had children with someone else

� 83% of married American women would keep their original engagement ring for sentimental reasons, instead of upgrading to a bigger diamond

� 28% of Americans have participated in a political rally at least once in their lives

� 18% of American women said they would get plastic surgery if their partner asked them to

� 53% of Americans said they would swim in a pool with someone who they knew was HIV-positive

� 12% of American women wear a thong on a regular basis

� 46% of American women said if they were being mugged, they would fight back

� 17% of Americans have visited an adult web site in the last six months

� 62% of Americans said they have found someone they considered their "soul mate"

� 66% of Americans think Idaho senator Larry Craig was lying when he said he wasn't gay

� 28% of American women have caught the bride's bouquet at a wedding

� 25% of Americans have left work for some "afternoon delight"

� 65% of Americans think America will have an African-American president by 2025

� 16% of American women said they have participated in a strip poker game

� 9% of Americans said at some point in their lives, they've wondered whether they were adopted

� 44% of Americans consider cheerleading to be a sport

� 23% of Americans have successfully performed the Heimlich maneuver

� 41% of Americans would trust their mother to set them up on a blind date

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.

  [september 2007]  


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