According to a recent study, the average American thinks 17 percent of the population is Muslim, while in actuality just one percent of people in the U.S. are Muslim.
According to a recent study, the average American thinks 17 percent of the population is Muslim, while in actuality just one percent of people in the U.S. are Muslim. Jacquelyn Martin AP
According to a recent study, the average American thinks 17 percent of the population is Muslim, while in actuality just one percent of people in the U.S. are Muslim. Jacquelyn Martin AP

Americans overestimate the percentage of Muslims in the U.S. by 16 points, study says

December 14, 2016 07:49 PM

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