Gallup has discovered a great divide in American society: There are those of us who drink soda and those of us who do not, and the country’s split almost exactly down the middle. Soda drinkers make up 48 percent of the country’s population. These are the people who drink at least one glass of soda every day — half of them drink more than two.
Then there are the rest of us — 52 percent of Americans only drink soda every once in awhile:
Gallup’s actually never asked before about soda consumption. Normally the consumption survey just looks into our collective coffee addiction. On that, we’re in greater agreement: two-thirds of us drink coffee every day.