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  9-11 in Photos
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  Exclusive Survey
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    The Families' Fight
    4 Widows' Stories
    Giuliani's Year
    Awful Numbers
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    Sept. 11, 2002
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    The Finalists: 9 Plans
    7 Eminent Architects
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ANXIETY LEVELS
 

31% characterized themselves as "terrified" the week after the attack.

1% say they're terrified today (August 2002).

 
Rate your anxiety level on a scale of 1 to 5 (1 is "not nervous" and 5 is "terrified").
Percentage indicates total respondent ratio 1 2 3 4 5
The week following 9/11 4% 7% 20% 38% 31%
During the anthrax scares 14% 23% 34% 18% 10%
Now 24% 43% 25% 6% 1%
 
 
 
Would you feel comfortable taking kids to the top of the Empire State Building now? Response Ratio
Yes 70%
No 30%
TOTAL 100%
 
 
Would you be willing to fly this September 11? Response Ratio
Yes 54%
No 46%
TOTAL 100%
 
 
For the right job opportunity would you be willing to work in a new WTC building? Response Ratio
Yes 53%
No 47%
TOTAL 100%
 
 

Respondents are more concerned about a nuclear incident than their jobs.

54% said they were concerned or very concerned about a nuclear attack.

36% were concerned or very concerned about their job.

 
How concerned are you about...
Percentage indicates total respondent ratio

1

not concerned

2

a little concerned

3

concerned

4

very concerned

Anthrax or other bioterrorist agents 11% 36% 33% 20%
A follow-up attack on a prominent building 7% 24% 38% 31%
A nuclear attack 16% 29% 30% 24%
The stock market 12% 31% 35% 22%
Your job 35% 26% 21% 15%
 
 


If there were another serious threat to New York City, do you have an escape plan? Response Ratio
Yes 24%
No 76%
TOTAL 100%