Seven in ten (70%) of the 2,060 British adults interviewed said they plan to watch at least some of the Paralympic Games on television, according to the ITV News Index Poll carried out by ComRes.
This compares to the 65% who said they planned to watch at least some of the Olympics on television in mid-July before the Games began.
The Paralympic torch is on its way to the Olympic Park in Stratford for the opening ceremony of the Games.
Wounded veterans set to compete for Britain at the Paralympics have paid tribute to sport for rescuing them from despair at their injuries.
In all sport, we categorise humans according to their physical attributes, it is just a bit more detailed at the Paralympics.