The majority of the British public suggested that they will watch the same amount or more of the Paralympic Games than the Olympics on television, according to the ITV News Index Poll carried out by ComRes.
One in ten (10%) of those interviewed said they are planning to watch more of the London 2012 Paralympic Games on television than they did the Olympics, while 45% plan to watch about the same amount and 37% plan to watch less coverage.
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.