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Old 01-27-2012, 08:23 AM   #5 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by fancylad View Post
the sample size for that poll is only 2,237 which seems very small to me given that this is microscopically small in reflection the actual number of american sports fans. I don't think this data hold much weight.
Yeah, polls are always pretty small sample size. Which is why they're often off and why they usally come with a disclaimer saying that the results may vary by 3-5%. The thing that shows more is probably ratings.

Superbowl- not sure but I guess it's in the 90Mil range
World Series- averaged 28Mil viewers
NBA Finals- averaged 22Mil viewers (likely up b/c Miami was in)
NHL Finals- averaged 5-6Mil viewers (and that's with most of boston watching)

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