Religion and Politics Survey, 1996

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POLMVMNT

(Percentages are weighted by WEIGHT; Total Ns reported are unweighted)

Do you consider yourself a member of the Religious Right political movement, or not?
  1) Yes
  2) No
  3) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Yes 6.8% 6.8%
No 87.6% 94.4%
Don't know/Refused 5.6% 100%
Total N = 1975

Variable Comparisons

Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Yes 6.0% 7.4% 6.8%
No 90.0% 85.4% 87.6%
Don't know/Refused 4.0% 7.1% 5.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
1975


Political party (I-POLPARTY)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
Yes 9.9% 7.6% 3.8% 6.9%
No 83.9% 86.8% 91.7% 87.6%
Don't know/Refused 6.2% 5.7% 4.5% 5.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1906


Age (I-AGE)

18 - 29 years 30 - 49 years 50 and older TOTAL
Yes 6.5% 6.8% 7.0% 6.8%
No 89.1% 88.6% 85.3% 87.6%
Don't know/Refused 4.4% 4.6% 7.8% 5.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1951


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Married Divorced or separated Widowed Never been married TOTAL
Yes 6.5% 6.9% 7.0% 7.2% 6.8%
No 88.8% 87.4% 81.9% 86.8% 87.6%
Don't know/Refused 4.7% 5.7% 11.1% 6.0% 5.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1971


Education (I-EDUCATN)

Less than High school High school graduate (Grade 12 or GED certificate) Some College (no 4-year degree)/Business, technical, or vocational school AFTER high school College graduate (B.S., B.A., or other 4-year degree) Post-graduate training or professional schooling after college (e.g., toward a master's Degree or Ph.D.; law or medical school) TOTAL
Yes 11.0% 6.6% 6.8% 2.8% 5.5% 6.8%
No 80.1% 88.4% 86.2% 94.6% 92.5% 87.6%
Don't know/Refused 8.9% 5.1% 6.9% 2.6% 2.0% 5.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1970


Race (I-RACE)

White Black Asian, other or mixed race TOTAL
Yes 5.8% 15.4% 6.1% 6.8%
No 89.0% 74.8% 89.9% 87.5%
Don't know/Refused 5.2% 9.9% 4.0% 5.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1962


Household income (I-INCOME)

Less than 20K 20K-39,999 40K-74,999 75K & over TOTAL
Yes 9.0% 7.0% 5.8% 4.4% 6.8%
No 82.1% 87.1% 91.3% 95.0% 88.0%
Don't know/Refused 8.9% 5.9% 2.9% 0.6% 5.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1767


Region (I-REGION)

East Midwest South West TOTAL
Yes 5.4% 8.2% 8.6% 3.6% 6.8%
No 91.4% 86.8% 82.9% 92.2% 87.6%
Don't know/Refused 3.2% 4.9% 8.6% 4.2% 5.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1975



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