MyFamily.com commissioned a new study by Market Strategies, Inc. (MSI). The results have been released, and they state (in part):
73 percent of Americans are interested in discovering their family history. This figure represents a 13 percent increase over a similar Maritz Poll that was conducted in 2000, in which 60 percent of Americans said they were interested in discovering their family history.
You can read the full press release from MyFamily.com and Market Strategies, Inc. at http://biz.yahoo.com/prnews/050609/lath018.html?.v=14