Poll Results: Fraternities

These are the topline results of a YouGov/Huffington Post survey of 1000 US adults interviewed October 16 - 20, 2014 on fraternities. The results show that most people think mixed sex frats would lead to greater rates of sexual assault. The margin of error is 3.8%.

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Many college sorority houses are not allowed to host parties that serve alcohol. Should this rule be changed, or is it better to keep those bans in place?
College sorority houses should be allowed to host parties that serve alcohol . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .24%
College sorority houses should not be allowed to host parties serve alcohol . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58%
Not sure . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18%

Should college fraternities be allowed to remain male-only, or should they be required to include both women and men?
They should be allowed to remain male-only . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 61%
They should be required to include both women and men . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20%
Not sure . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19%

How closely have you followed news stories this year about hazing and sexual assaults on college campuses?
Very closely . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8%
Somewhat closely . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33%
Not very closely . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .41%
Not closely at all . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19%

What sort of effect do you think requiring male-only fraternities to include women would have on the level of incidents of sexual violence on college campuses?
It would increase the incidents of sexual violence . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .50%
It would reduce the incidents of sexual violence . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9%
It would have no effect . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18%
Not sure . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23%

If a college fraternity is caught hazing its members, should it be suspended from the campus?
Yes, permanently . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43%
Yes, temporarily . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .40%
No . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7%
Not sure . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10%