According to a poll conducted by HuffPost/YouGov, 45% of Americans believe in ghosts. A 2009 poll conducted by CBS showed roughly the same results, as well as that 78% of those polled believed in some form of life after death. In the HuffPost/YouGov poll, 1000 people were questioned, with 64% saying they believed in life after death. Nearly 60% said they had never experienced a ghostly encounter and 43% said they do not believe ghosts can harm the living.
© C Harris Lynn, 2012