Author: Liz Bagot // National Today | Date: 29 August 2017
>> 7 in 10 Americans plan to barbecue this Labor Day.
To conduct the NationalToday.com Labor Day Survey, the researchers at National Today [www.nationaltoday.com]—
*** NATIONALTODAY.COM LABOR DAY SURVEY ***
(survey of 2,000 Americans)
>> AMERICA'S TOP 5 FAVORITE LABOR DAY ACTIVITIES
#1: Host/attend a barbecue (67%)
#2: Watch a movie at a theater or at home (36%)
#3: Have some quiet time (35%)
#4: Do an outdoor activity like hiking (27%)
#5: Attend a party (26%)
>> THE EAST IS HOME TO AMERICA'S MOST AVID BARBECUE-GOERS
Eastern states have the highest percentage of Labor Day barbecue plans (70% of all residents).The Western U.S. (67%) tops the South (65%) and Midwest (63%) for second place.
>> 66% OF AMERICANS OVER 21 PLAN TO DRINK ON LABOR DAY
44% of barbecue-goers say they'll drink domestic beers, while half as many (22%) will drink an imported beer.
>> AMERICA'S TOP 5 FAVORITE LABOR DAY FOODS
#1: Burger (70%)
#2: Hot dog (51%)
#3: Barbecue chicken (40%)
#4: Steak (37%)
#5: Ribs (32%)
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