Religion and Politics Survey, 1996

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HUNGER

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

ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ATTEND CHURCH AT LEAST ONCE OR TWICE A MONTH: Does the clergy at your place of worship speak out on this issue? -- Hunger and poverty
  1) Yes
  2) No
  3) Don't know

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Yes 87.4% 87.4%
No 11.4% 98.8%
Don't know 1.2% 100%
Total N = 1138

Variable Comparisons

Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Yes 87.2% 87.5% 87.4%
No 11.8% 11.1% 11.4%
Don't know 1.0% 1.4% 1.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
1138


Political party (I-POLPARTY)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
Yes 83.4% 90.5% 89.3% 87.8%
No 15.9% 8.1% 10.4% 11.4%
Don't know 0.7% 1.4% 0.3% 0.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1102


Age (I-AGE)

18 - 29 years 30 - 49 years 50 and older TOTAL
Yes 88.0% 85.5% 88.9% 87.3%
No 9.6% 13.0% 10.8% 11.4%
Don't know 2.4% 1.5% 0.3% 1.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1119


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Married Divorced or separated Widowed Never been married TOTAL
Yes 87.5% 88.3% 86.5% 86.8% 87.3%
No 11.3% 11.4% 13.5% 10.9% 11.4%
Don't know 1.3% 0.4% 0.0% 2.3% 1.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1134


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 89.0% 87.4% 85.7% 89.6% 86.4% 87.3%
No 9.4% 11.5% 12.6% 9.7% 13.1% 11.4%
Don't know 1.6% 1.1% 1.8% 0.6% 0.5% 1.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1134


Race (I-RACE)

White Black Asian, other or mixed race TOTAL
Yes 86.8% 90.5% 87.0% 87.4%
No 12.1% 8.3% 9.0% 11.4%
Don't know 1.1% 1.2% 4.0% 1.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1129


Household income (I-INCOME)

Less than 20K 20K-39,999 40K-74,999 75K & over TOTAL
Yes 88.8% 87.9% 86.0% 92.2% 88.1%
No 9.9% 10.8% 13.6% 7.8% 11.0%
Don't know 1.3% 1.3% 0.4% 0.0% 0.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1008


Region (I-REGION)

East Midwest South West TOTAL
Yes 92.6% 86.4% 86.9% 84.2% 87.4%
No 7.0% 12.3% 11.4% 15.0% 11.4%
Don't know 0.4% 1.3% 1.8% 0.8% 1.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1138



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