Gimme a burger & some fries … hold the nutritional info

A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds:

  • Adults ages 30 to 39 and those who earn $60,000 to $75,000 per year are more likely to eat fast food than those in any other age and income demographic. 
  • 42% of American adults say they eat at fast food restaurants at least once a week
  • 12% eat there two or three times every week
  • 51% of Americans say eating at fast food restaurants is unhealthy, 

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  • Among those who eat fast food:
  • 48% say they do so because it’s convenient
  • 25% say it’s because the food is less expensive
  • 16% say they eat fast food because they like it
  • 50% consider nutritional content before ordering

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Rasmussen Reports, Those Who Eat Fast Food, January 20, 2011

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