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Poll: '72% Believe Small Business Owners Primarily Responsible for Their Own Success'

2:38 PM, Jul 23, 2012 • By DANIEL HALPER
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Rasmussen, on its latest poll

Most Americans believe entrepreneurs who start businesses do more to create jobs and economic growth than big businesses or government. They also believe overwhelmingly that small business owners work harder than other Americans and are primarily responsible for the success or failure of their businesses.

Seventy-two percent (72%) of Likely U.S. Voters believe that people who start small businesses are primarily responsible for their success or failure. A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that only 13% disagree.

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