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Poll: Majority of qathet respondents prefer freshwater dip

66 per cent indicate choose lake swimming over ocean
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Haywire Bay Regional Park at Powell Lake.

The Peak polled 583 readers and asked the question: Where do you prefer to take a dip and cool off in the qathet region, in the ocean or one of the many lakes?

The poll ran from 8/19/2022 to 9/2/2022. Of the 583 votes, we can determine that 322 are from within the community. The full results are as follows:

Lake 66.15 % local, 61.06 % total    
Ocean 33.85 % local, 38.94 % total    
  Local   Total

Results are based on an online study of readers who are located in the qathet region. The margin of error - which measures sample variability - is +/- 3.97%, 19 times out of 20.

The Peak 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.

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