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As Americans prepare to celebrate Thanksgiving this year amid the COVID-19 pandemic, new polling finds more people are planning to travel than last year as most Americans with people outside their homes Gather – including those who have not been vaccinated or are taking COVID-19. Caution.

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a morning consultation vote The survey, conducted October 21-23, found that 38% of 2,200 US adults planned to travel this November, up from 26% who said the same about November 2020.

The groups most likely to travel are Gen Z (44% of those traveling in November), who earn between $50,000 and $100,000 annually (43%) and Gen X (40%), while those with $ Millennials earning more than 100,000 are the least likely to travel (with 32% and 34% traveling, respectively).

Two-thirds (67%) of American adults plan to gather with friends or family outside their homes for Thanksgiving, an Axios/Ipsos vote Found in 1,023 US adults conducted November 21-23.

This includes the majority of Americans across the political spectrum, with 73% of Republicans, 70% of independents and 63% of Democrats attending all Thanksgiving gatherings.

Of those gathering with people outside their homes, 30% of respondents said they would be with someone who had not been vaccinated, including 56% of non-vaccinated respondents and 22% of vaccinated, and 17% didn’t know they would.

Another 38% will be seeing someone who doesn’t regularly wear a mask, 21% are seeing someone “less strict about COVID-19 protection” and 4% plan to see someone who Those who have come in contact with Kovid-19 within the last two weeks. , while 20% of those who gather intend to see someone who is at higher risk for COVID-19.

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