Surveys & Polls

Empty swing set (Stock Photo, laterjay)...
Mary Culbertson

U of U study finds youth population in SLC lowest in over a century

A study recently published by the Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute at the University of Utah concludes that Salt Lake City's youth population is lower than it has been in over a century.
7 days ago
Jay Evans...
Ayanna Likens

LGBTQ+ Teens tend to suffer more from mental illness and suicide ideation, study shows

Teens across the United States are struggling more and more with mental illness and suicide ideation, especially LGBTQ+ teens.
7 months ago
People dressed as Star Wars characters gather for a photo shoot during the Comic Con FanX event at ...
Michael Houck

Study: Utah has the most passionate Star Wars fans

A new study by shows that Utahns are strong with the Force.
7 months ago
Gummies sold as sleep aids had much higher levels of melatonin than stated on the label, as well as...
Sandee LaMotte

Study finds potentially dangerous doses of melatonin, CBD found in sleep gummies

A new study suggests that some sleep gummies might contain 347% more melatonin than advertised on the label.
7 months ago
It's also possible that some people with mental health issues reach for fried food. (Aleksandr Zubk...
Taylor Nicioli

New research suggests that french fries may be linked to depression

French fries — they're greasy, starchy and a comfort food for many. But reaching for fried foods may have a negative impact on mental health.
7 months ago
A recent NAMI study shows that African American and Black adults in the U.S. are more likely than w...
Ayanna Likens

Study: African American and Black adults are more likely to suffer from mental illness than white adults

A recent NAMI study shows that African American and Black adults in the U.S. are more likely than white adults to report persistent symptoms of emotional distress.
9 months ago
Follow @KSL5TVLike us on Facebook...
Mike Anderson

USU Study: population growth causing wild weather patterns

From extreme drought to heavy snow some researchers at Utah State University are trying to get to the bottom of Utah's rollercoaster weather patterns.
9 months ago
Birds eye view of Salt Lake City on May, 2022....
Michael Houck

Study: 28.7% of Salt Lake City adults are single, below national average

A recent study ranks Salt Lake City 24th in large metro cities to move to if you're single and looking for love. 
1 year ago
Florida, Brooksville, Chick-fil-A, fast food chicken restaurant, drive thru line due to Pandemic. A...
Ramishah Maruf, CNN

These fast food restaurants have the best drive-thrus, study says

Every second counts in drive-thru lanes for fast food chains. A recent study showed Chick-fil-A had the slowest one — but only because it's so popular and there are so many cars in line.
1 year ago
Families are expecting to pay more this year for back-to-school shopping....
Ladd Egan

Surveys: Families expect to pay more this year for back-to-school shopping

New surveys show that parents are planning to spend more on back-to-school shopping this year due to inflation.
1 year ago
(Photo by Bethany Clarke/Getty Images)...
Michael Houck, KSL TV

U of U study shows an increase of anti-Asian hate tweets after the COVID pandemic

Anti-Asian tweets increased across the United States during the first year of the pandemic, according to a University of Utah study.
2 years ago
Utah Health Department Sign...
Ladd Egan, KSL TV

Utah 2021 Student Survey: Mental health concerns increase while drug use decreases

A 2021 survey of Utah students shows the impact of the pandemic on their lives with an increase in mental health concerns but a decrease in substance use.
2 years ago
(File) - National Park Sign...
Ladd Egan, KSL TV

Survey: Utahns supportive of tourism but problems, frustrations are brewing

Two new surveys shed light on Utahns’ perceptions of tourism, showing statewide support and capturing residents' concerns about quality of life in high-visitation areas.
2 years ago
Jesus Moreno was diagnosed with colon cancer in October 2020. He went through six months of chemoth...
Aley Davis, KSL TV

Study: Colon Cancer on the rise in young Hispanic American adults

About 50,000 people die from colorectal cancer in the U.S. every year. Recent studies show this deadly disease hits certain demographics harder than others. That's why one Utah man is sharing his story.
2 years ago
Celeste Allred of Orem finds a schedule of regular, sensible fasting improves her overall health. ...
Heather Simonsen, KSL TV

Study: Sensible intermittent fasting can be good for heart health 

Have you ever wondered how effective intermittent fasting is? The hot dieting trend may have health benefits far beyond weight loss, according to researchers.  
2 years ago

Short Survey For Parents & Teens About Social Media Use

How does social media impact your teenager? KSL TV is looking for your honest feedback as parents, and feedback from your teen. We are conducting a survey to get a true sense of how social media is affecting Utah teenagers. 
5 years ago

KSL 5 TV Live