Religion and Politics Survey, 1996

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I-POLPARTY

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

In politics TODAY, do you consider yourself a Republican, Democrat, or Independent? (recoded for use with on-line analysis)
  0) Republican
  1) Democrat
  2) Independent

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Republican 30.2% 30.2%
Democrat 34.5% 64.7%
Independent 35.3% 100%
Total N = 1906

Variable Comparisons

Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Republican 32.0% 28.6% 30.2%
Democrat 29.1% 39.4% 34.5%
Independent 38.8% 32.1% 35.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
1906


Political party (I-POLPARTY)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
Republican 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 30.2%
Democrat 0.0% 100.0% 0.0% 34.5%
Independent 0.0% 0.0% 100.0% 35.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1906


Age (I-AGE)

18 - 29 years 30 - 49 years 50 and older TOTAL
Republican 29.3% 32.0% 29.0% 30.3%
Democrat 29.8% 31.8% 41.2% 34.5%
Independent 41.0% 36.3% 29.7% 35.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1883


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Married Divorced or separated Widowed Never been married TOTAL
Republican 36.0% 20.8% 24.8% 24.7% 30.2%
Democrat 30.5% 43.5% 49.7% 32.9% 34.5%
Independent 33.4% 35.6% 25.5% 42.4% 35.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1903


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
Republican 20.9% 29.2% 34.0% 34.1% 33.0% 30.2%
Democrat 42.5% 33.7% 33.4% 29.4% 33.8% 34.5%
Independent 36.6% 37.1% 32.5% 36.5% 33.2% 35.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1902


Race (I-RACE)

White Black Asian, other or mixed race TOTAL
Republican 33.2% 7.8% 29.6% 30.4%
Democrat 31.0% 60.7% 34.9% 34.2%
Independent 35.8% 31.6% 35.5% 35.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1894


Household income (I-INCOME)

Less than 20K 20K-39,999 40K-74,999 75K & over TOTAL
Republican 20.3% 32.9% 28.8% 39.7% 29.7%
Democrat 39.4% 33.8% 35.5% 27.5% 34.8%
Independent 40.3% 33.3% 35.7% 32.8% 35.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1714


Region (I-REGION)

East Midwest South West TOTAL
Republican 28.3% 31.8% 28.7% 32.8% 30.2%
Democrat 31.8% 32.5% 39.3% 31.8% 34.5%
Independent 40.0% 35.6% 32.0% 35.4% 35.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1906



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