Religion and Politics Survey, 1996

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EMPLYMNT

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

Are you now employed full time, part time or not employed?
  1) Full time
  2) Part time
  3) Not employed
  4) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Full time 57.3% 57.3%
Part time 12.8% 70.1%
Not employed 29.9% 100%
Don't know/Refused .1% 100.1%
Total N = 1975

Variable Comparisons

Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Full time 69.1% 46.7% 57.3%
Part time 10.1% 15.1% 12.8%
Not employed 20.6% 38.2% 29.9%
Don't know/Refused 0.2% 0.0% 0.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
1975


Political party (I-POLPARTY)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
Full time 58.5% 56.5% 58.8% 57.9%
Part time 13.5% 12.2% 12.4% 12.6%
Not employed 27.8% 31.4% 28.8% 29.4%
Don't know/Refused 0.2% 0.0% 0.0% 0.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1906


Age (I-AGE)

18 - 29 years 30 - 49 years 50 and older TOTAL
Full time 62.8% 74.9% 32.3% 57.5%
Part time 21.1% 9.9% 10.5% 12.8%
Not employed 16.1% 15.1% 57.2% 29.7%
Don't know/Refused 0.0% 0.2% 0.0% 0.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1951


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Married Divorced or separated Widowed Never been married TOTAL
Full time 59.0% 67.0% 16.4% 61.8% 57.3%
Part time 10.5% 7.9% 12.6% 20.9% 12.8%
Not employed 30.4% 25.1% 71.1% 17.3% 29.8%
Don't know/Refused 0.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.1% 0.1%
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
Full time 33.2% 53.4% 64.4% 74.0% 70.9% 57.5%
Part time 16.5% 13.2% 12.1% 10.3% 10.1% 12.8%
Not employed 50.2% 33.3% 23.4% 15.7% 18.8% 29.7%
Don't know/Refused 0.0% 0.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.3% 0.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1970


Race (I-RACE)

White Black Asian, other or mixed race TOTAL
Full time 56.2% 62.4% 68.2% 57.4%
Part time 12.3% 15.1% 15.7% 12.7%
Not employed 31.5% 22.5% 16.2% 29.8%
Don't know/Refused 0.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1962


Household income (I-INCOME)

Less than 20K 20K-39,999 40K-74,999 75K & over TOTAL
Full time 38.3% 60.2% 72.6% 76.2% 60.2%
Part time 16.0% 9.4% 12.3% 10.5% 11.9%
Not employed 45.8% 30.4% 15.1% 13.0% 27.8%
Don't know/Refused 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.4% 0.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1767


Region (I-REGION)

East Midwest South West TOTAL
Full time 57.8% 59.0% 56.2% 56.7% 57.3%
Part time 12.0% 10.5% 12.3% 16.8% 12.8%
Not employed 30.2% 30.6% 31.3% 26.5% 29.9%
Don't know/Refused 0.0% 0.0% 0.2% 0.0% 0.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1975



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