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Get this - about half of all Americans count themselves as fans of the King of Pop. That’s what a new CNN poll released today says. It might seem right now like everyone's a Michael Jackson fan.
But it turns out there are big gender, generation, ethnic and even political gaps when it comes to who admires Michael Jackson.
Interviews for the poll were done between June 26-28, with just over 1000 adult Americans. Here are some of the results, tell us how accurate you think they are and how you compare…
Would you say you were a fan of Michael Jackson, or not?
Yes, a fan 51%
No, not a fan 49%
Of that total of fans and non-fans the results here broken down further by gender and race:
Men Women White Non-White
Yes, a fan 45% 56% 42% 73%
No, not a fan 54% 43% 57% 27%
Broken down by age:
18- 34 35-49 50 – 64 65+
Yes, a fan 58% 62% 49% 24%
No, not a fan 42% 38% 49% 76%
Even broken down by political party:
Yes, a fan 63% 35%
No, not a fan 36% 64%
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