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Entrepreneurs cut back

On Main Street, businesses are worried about survival: Nearly half the small business owners we surveyed said they're concerned their company won't outlast the recession.

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Worse than last year
Is your business better off or worse off than it was one year ago, or is it about the same?

Worse off44%
Better off18%
About the same37%
Not sure1%

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Source: From a Fortune Small Business/Zogby International poll of 500 small business owners, conducted Dec. 4-5, 2008.
LAST UPDATE: Feb 03 2009 | 9:34 AM ET
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