Optimist readers are using lots of ways to cope with the spiraling costs of living in the Lower Mainland.
Looking at the results of one of our latest online opinion polls, the Optimist polled 216 readers asking the question: How are you coping with the spiraling cost of living in the Lower Mainland?
The poll ran from Aug. 3 to 8. Of the 216 votes, we can determine that 92 are from within the community.
The full results are as follows:
Using the car less 6.52 % local, 7.41 % total
Shopping around for grocery deals 19.57 % local, 12.96 % total
Missing out on a vacation 6.52 % local, 6.94 % total
All of the above 67.39 % local, 72.69 % 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 +/- 6.64%, 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.