Study reveals most popular superstition in Illinois

Weird

ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO) — With St. Patrick’s Day coming up, a recent study revealed that a good luck horseshoe is the most popular superstition in Illinois.

According to a study by Potawatomi Hotel & Casino, here’s what they found:

  • The most popular superstition in Illinois is good luck horseshoe.
  • The most popular superstitions in America:  1. Throwing salt over your shoulder 2. Bad luck comes in threes, 3. Lucky rabbits foot
  • 65% of Americans are superstitious. 83% believe in good luck vs. 50% who believe in bad luck.
  • 37% of Americans believe Friday the 13th brings bad luck.
  • 34% of Americans believe St. Patricks’ Day is a lucky day. Nearly double that amount (60%) say they wear green on St. Patrick’s Day.

The full report is available here.

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Trending Stories