Electronic Journal of Biotechnology ISSN: 0717-3458
  © 2003 by Universidad Católica de Valparaíso -- Chile
Vol. 6 No. 1, Issue of April 15, 2003
 

Table 2. Benefits expected from biotechnology in the USA.

"Do you feel that biotechnology will provide benefits for you or your family within the next five years?" (% of answers)

 

Mar 1997

Feb 1999

Oct 1999

May 2000

Jan 2001

Sept 2001

Aug 2002

Yes

78

75

63

59

64

61

61

No

14

15

21

25

22

17

18

Don't know/refused

8

10

16

16

14

21

21


Source: International Food Information Council "U.S. Consumer Attitudes Toward Food Biotechnology", Wirthlin Group Quorum Surveys, October 1999, February 1999, March 1997, May 2000, and January 2001; Cogent Research September 2001, August 2002. <http://ific.org/relatives/17860.pdf>  (IFIC, 2002).
This table is reprinted (with layout modifications) from the International Food Information Council Foundation, (2002).


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