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Gallup Poll

a sampling by the American Institute of Public Opinion or its British counterpart of the views of a representative cross section of the population, used esp as a means of forecasting voting

Gallup poll

See GALLUP.

Gallup Poll

(religion, spiritualism, and occult)

A 1980 Gallup Poll revealed that 71 percent of Americans believe in an afterlife. A 2001 Gallup Poll showed that 38 percent believe it is possible to make contact with the dead; 54 percent believe in the effectiveness of spiritual healing; 42 percent believe in ghosts and hauntings.

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2002, the profession had a positive rating of 31% and now has a positive rating of 45%--just two percentage points below the 47% we garnered in the 2001 Gallup poll taken prior to the collapse of Enron and other corporate scandals.