Racial breakdown for D.C. area sports fan

Washington, D.C., is a football town, but the popularity of sports and teams varies among the area’s white and black fans. D.C.’s white fans are favorable toward the hockey and baseball teams, while the basketball and football teams fare better among African Americans. Read related article.

Source: This Washington Post poll was conducted by telephone and online July 29 to Aug. 29, among a random sample of 1,010 metro area adults. Results from the sample of 806 sports fans have a margin of sampling error of plus or minus five percentage points. Sampling, data collection and tabulation by Social Science Research Solutions (SSRS) of Media, Pa | The Washington Post October 26, 2011
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