Religion and Politics Survey, 1996

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VOTE96

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

Do you yourself plan to vote in the election this November?
  1) Yes
  2) No
  3) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Yes 87.6% 87.6%
No 8.7% 96.3%
Don't know/Refused 3.7% 100%
Total N = 1975

Variable Comparisons

Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Yes 86.8% 88.2% 87.6%
No 10.2% 7.4% 8.7%
Don't know/Refused 3.0% 4.4% 3.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
1975


Political party (I-POLPARTY)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
Yes 93.8% 90.7% 81.9% 88.5%
No 3.6% 5.8% 13.4% 7.8%
Don't know/Refused 2.6% 3.5% 4.7% 3.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1906


Age (I-AGE)

18 - 29 years 30 - 49 years 50 and older TOTAL
Yes 80.8% 87.5% 91.8% 87.4%
No 15.8% 8.2% 4.8% 8.8%
Don't know/Refused 3.4% 4.2% 3.4% 3.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1951


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Married Divorced or separated Widowed Never been married TOTAL
Yes 91.7% 83.9% 87.7% 80.3% 87.5%
No 5.4% 10.2% 7.0% 15.9% 8.8%
Don't know/Refused 2.9% 5.9% 5.3% 3.8% 3.7%
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 73.7% 86.1% 91.1% 95.0% 95.5% 87.5%
No 18.7% 9.9% 6.0% 3.2% 3.5% 8.8%
Don't know/Refused 7.7% 4.0% 2.9% 1.8% 1.0% 3.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1970


Race (I-RACE)

White Black Asian, other or mixed race TOTAL
Yes 88.2% 85.3% 79.3% 87.5%
No 7.9% 13.1% 15.2% 8.8%
Don't know/Refused 3.9% 1.6% 5.6% 3.7%
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 78.5% 86.3% 91.6% 95.6% 87.0%
No 16.2% 8.6% 6.7% 3.1% 9.2%
Don't know/Refused 5.3% 5.1% 1.7% 1.3% 3.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1767


Region (I-REGION)

East Midwest South West TOTAL
Yes 87.3% 90.7% 85.7% 87.2% 87.6%
No 9.1% 6.3% 10.3% 8.6% 8.7%
Don't know/Refused 3.5% 3.0% 4.0% 4.2% 3.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1975



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