Religion and Politics Survey, 1996

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OPINION2

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

Now I'd like your views on some people and things in the news. As I read from a list, please tell me which category best describes your overall opinion of -- Hillary Clinton
  1) Very favorable
  2) Mostly favorable
  3) Mostly unfavorable
  4) Very unfavorable
  5) Never heard of
  6) Can't rate

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Very favorable 12.9% 12.9%
Mostly favorable 39.8% 52.7%
Mostly unfavorable 26.4% 79.1%
Very unfavorable 16.9% 96%
Never heard of .1% 96.1%
Can't rate 3.9% 100%
Total N = 1975

Variable Comparisons

Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Very favorable 9.5% 16.0% 12.9%
Mostly favorable 37.0% 42.3% 39.8%
Mostly unfavorable 29.1% 24.0% 26.4%
Very unfavorable 19.9% 14.3% 16.9%
Never heard of 0.1% 0.0% 0.1%
Can't rate 4.5% 3.4% 3.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
1975


Political party (I-POLPARTY)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
Very favorable 5.3% 23.3% 9.6% 13.0%
Mostly favorable 22.8% 51.8% 42.4% 39.7%
Mostly unfavorable 38.2% 14.0% 29.1% 26.7%
Very unfavorable 31.0% 5.6% 16.0% 17.0%
Never heard of 0.0% 0.1% 0.0% 0.0%
Can't rate 2.6% 5.1% 2.9% 3.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1906


Age (I-AGE)

18 - 29 years 30 - 49 years 50 and older TOTAL
Very favorable 9.3% 11.1% 17.6% 12.9%
Mostly favorable 40.9% 39.5% 39.3% 39.8%
Mostly unfavorable 28.8% 30.4% 20.1% 26.5%
Very unfavorable 17.7% 15.7% 17.9% 16.9%
Never heard of 0.1% 0.1% 0.0% 0.1%
Can't rate 3.2% 3.2% 5.2% 3.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1951


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Married Divorced or separated Widowed Never been married TOTAL
Very favorable 11.7% 16.8% 18.7% 11.5% 12.9%
Mostly favorable 37.4% 41.5% 43.9% 42.8% 39.8%
Mostly unfavorable 29.0% 24.5% 20.2% 24.2% 26.5%
Very unfavorable 18.1% 14.6% 13.5% 16.5% 16.8%
Never heard of 0.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.1% 0.1%
Can't rate 3.8% 2.7% 3.8% 4.9% 3.9%
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
Very favorable 15.8% 12.3% 12.0% 10.3% 16.1% 12.9%
Mostly favorable 39.1% 39.5% 36.6% 44.5% 46.2% 39.9%
Mostly unfavorable 22.5% 23.8% 33.5% 29.2% 18.6% 26.5%
Very unfavorable 15.2% 20.7% 15.2% 13.5% 15.1% 16.9%
Never heard of 0.0% 0.1% 0.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.1%
Can't rate 7.5% 3.5% 2.6% 2.4% 4.0% 3.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1970


Race (I-RACE)

White Black Asian, other or mixed race TOTAL
Very favorable 12.0% 21.1% 10.6% 12.9%
Mostly favorable 38.2% 50.2% 44.4% 39.8%
Mostly unfavorable 27.9% 15.8% 24.2% 26.5%
Very unfavorable 18.2% 7.6% 15.2% 16.9%
Never heard of 0.0% 0.0% 1.5% 0.1%
Can't rate 3.7% 5.3% 4.0% 3.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1962


Household income (I-INCOME)

Less than 20K 20K-39,999 40K-74,999 75K & over TOTAL
Very favorable 17.9% 11.7% 11.5% 12.3% 13.2%
Mostly favorable 40.2% 41.2% 40.9% 35.6% 40.1%
Mostly unfavorable 22.4% 27.2% 29.6% 30.5% 27.1%
Very unfavorable 14.4% 17.3% 15.4% 19.5% 16.3%
Never heard of 0.2% 0.0% 0.1% 0.0% 0.1%
Can't rate 4.8% 2.7% 2.5% 2.1% 3.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1767


Region (I-REGION)

East Midwest South West TOTAL
Very favorable 14.1% 13.9% 12.2% 11.7% 12.9%
Mostly favorable 43.9% 40.9% 36.4% 39.8% 39.8%
Mostly unfavorable 23.1% 26.0% 26.8% 29.5% 26.4%
Very unfavorable 14.9% 16.3% 19.5% 15.7% 16.9%
Never heard of 0.0% 0.0% 0.1% 0.1% 0.1%
Can't rate 4.1% 2.8% 5.0% 3.2% 3.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1975



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