Americans are so totally ok with that body scanner thing.
O'Hare International Airport is expected to receive full-body passenger scanners next year, perhaps as soon as the first quarter, Aviation Commissioner Rosemarie Andolino said in December.
The Gallup results are based on a poll conducted Jan. 5-6 including interviews with 542 regular air travelers who've taken two or more trips in the past 12 months.
Here's how Gallup asked the question:
"The full body scan would show a graphic image of a person's body underneath his or her clothes. The image would be viewed only by federal screeners in a separate, private room. Do you approve or disapprove of U.S. airports using the full body scan on passengers?"
Like a collective Buckwheat giving the thumbs-up, the 78 percent of respondents said "otay!"
Sixty-seven percent said they would not personally be uncomfortable in undergoing such a scan. Ten percent said they would be very uncomfortable.
The poll also finds that 29% of air travelers say they're more concerned about air safety than they were before Nigerian Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab allegedly tried to detonate his underpants bomb on Christmas Day.