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The survey of 2,000 adults was conducted Dec. 12 to 14 and has a margin of error of two percentage points.

Other researchers have plumbed the mysteries of New Year’s Eve. A Rasmussen Reports survey of 1,000 adults released Tuesday found that 57 percent expect to kiss someone at midnight, while more than three-fourths said that yes, they would still be awake when the clock strikes 12.