The ITV News/ComRes poll also found:
- More than four out of five (82%) say the Paralympic Games will help to make disabled people more visible in the media
- Two thirds (65%) say the Games will reduce negative stereotypes about disabled people
- 46% say Paralympic athletes are more inspirational than Olympic athletes but 34% disagree
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