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Online poll: Baby formula shortage not an issue for Optimist readers

The poll ran from June 3 to June 15.
Baby formula
A recent online poll asked if readers were effected by the baby formula shortage.

The Baby formula shortage is not an issue for Optimist readers.

That’s according to one of our latest online community polls.

Delta Optimist polled 165 Optimist readers and asked the question: Is your family affected by the baby formula shortage?

The poll ran from June 3 to June 15. Of the 165 votes, we can determine that 75 are from within the community. The full results are as follows:

Yes, it's getting difficult to find any! 6.67 % local, 5.45 % total

No, it doesn't affect me or my family. 82.67 % local, 78.18 % total

There's a shortage? 10.67 % local, 16.36 % total

Results are based on an online study of adult Delta Optimist readers that are located in Ladner. The margin of error - which measures sample variability - is +/- 7.6%, 19 times out of 20.

Delta Optimist uses a variety of techniques to capture data, detect and prevent fraudulent votes, detect and prevent robots, and filter out non-local and duplicate votes.