Religion and Politics Survey, 1996

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FLLWUP1

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

At a later date, news reporters may want to talk further with people who took part in this survey. Would you be willing to talk to a reporter about the survey topics at a convenient time?
  1) Yes
  2) No
  3) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Yes 57.6% 57.6%
No 40.5% 98.1%
Don't know/Refused 1.9% 100%
Total N = 1975

Variable Comparisons

Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Yes 65.5% 50.5% 57.6%
No 32.9% 47.3% 40.5%
Don't know/Refused 1.7% 2.2% 1.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
1975


Political party (I-POLPARTY)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
Yes 56.2% 58.6% 60.3% 58.4%
No 42.8% 39.0% 37.8% 39.7%
Don't know/Refused 1.1% 2.4% 1.9% 1.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1906


Age (I-AGE)

18 - 29 years 30 - 49 years 50 and older TOTAL
Yes 52.7% 62.9% 55.0% 57.8%
No 45.7% 35.2% 42.8% 40.3%
Don't know/Refused 1.6% 1.9% 2.1% 1.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1951


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Married Divorced or separated Widowed Never been married TOTAL
Yes 56.5% 72.0% 43.6% 56.5% 57.6%
No 41.7% 26.5% 52.6% 41.6% 40.4%
Don't know/Refused 1.8% 1.5% 3.8% 1.9% 1.9%
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 50.2% 52.6% 61.5% 63.2% 70.1% 57.7%
No 47.3% 45.2% 37.0% 35.0% 29.1% 40.5%
Don't know/Refused 2.5% 2.2% 1.5% 1.8% 0.8% 1.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1970


Race (I-RACE)

White Black Asian, other or mixed race TOTAL
Yes 58.8% 51.8% 53.5% 57.8%
No 39.6% 45.0% 43.4% 40.4%
Don't know/Refused 1.6% 3.2% 3.0% 1.9%
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 56.7% 58.2% 63.4% 68.2% 60.5%
No 40.7% 41.0% 34.8% 30.3% 37.9%
Don't know/Refused 2.6% 0.8% 1.7% 1.5% 1.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1767


Region (I-REGION)

East Midwest South West TOTAL
Yes 58.4% 54.5% 59.0% 58.0% 57.6%
No 39.8% 43.4% 38.2% 41.5% 40.5%
Don't know/Refused 1.8% 2.1% 2.8% 0.6% 1.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1975



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