Religion and Politics Survey, 1996

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I-RACE

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

What is your race? (recoded for use with on-line analysis)
  1) White
  2) Black
  3) Asian, other or mixed race

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
White 84.7% 84.7%
Black 10.5% 95.2%
Asian, other or mixed race 4.8% 100%
Total N = 1962

Variable Comparisons

Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
White 84.9% 84.6% 84.7%
Black 9.3% 11.6% 10.5%
Asian, other or mixed race 5.8% 3.8% 4.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
1962


Political party (I-POLPARTY)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
White 92.8% 77.0% 86.2% 85.1%
Black 2.6% 18.2% 9.2% 10.3%
Asian, other or mixed race 4.5% 4.7% 4.7% 4.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1894


Age (I-AGE)

18 - 29 years 30 - 49 years 50 and older TOTAL
White 74.9% 85.2% 90.5% 84.6%
Black 15.4% 10.1% 7.9% 10.6%
Asian, other or mixed race 9.7% 4.7% 1.6% 4.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1943


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Married Divorced or separated Widowed Never been married TOTAL
White 89.6% 83.6% 92.0% 72.2% 84.7%
Black 6.7% 12.8% 6.5% 18.9% 10.5%
Asian, other or mixed race 3.7% 3.7% 1.5% 8.9% 4.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1960


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
White 81.8% 86.3% 85.1% 82.9% 86.0% 84.8%
Black 14.2% 9.8% 9.9% 10.9% 7.7% 10.4%
Asian, other or mixed race 4.0% 3.9% 5.1% 6.2% 6.4% 4.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1960


Race (I-RACE)

White Black Asian, other or mixed race TOTAL
White 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 84.7%
Black 0.0% 100.0% 0.0% 10.5%
Asian, other or mixed race 0.0% 0.0% 100.0% 4.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1962


Household income (I-INCOME)

Less than 20K 20K-39,999 40K-74,999 75K & over TOTAL
White 80.6% 83.7% 88.5% 90.0% 85.0%
Black 12.9% 11.2% 7.4% 6.2% 10.0%
Asian, other or mixed race 6.5% 5.1% 4.1% 3.8% 5.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1760


Region (I-REGION)

East Midwest South West TOTAL
White 86.7% 89.5% 80.0% 84.9% 84.7%
Black 9.9% 8.3% 16.1% 4.6% 10.5%
Asian, other or mixed race 3.4% 2.2% 3.9% 10.6% 4.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1962



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