Religion and Politics Survey, 1996

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RTTODIE

(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? -- Right-to-die laws
  1) Yes
  2) No
  3) Don't know

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Yes 29.2% 29.2%
No 65.7% 94.9%
Don't know 5.1% 100%
Total N = 1138

Variable Comparisons

Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Yes 30.8% 28.1% 29.2%
No 65.6% 65.8% 65.7%
Don't know 3.6% 6.1% 5.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
1138


Political party (I-POLPARTY)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
Yes 31.8% 30.5% 26.2% 29.6%
No 62.6% 67.2% 67.2% 65.7%
Don't know 5.6% 2.3% 6.6% 4.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1102


Age (I-AGE)

18 - 29 years 30 - 49 years 50 and older TOTAL
Yes 32.2% 30.8% 25.9% 29.2%
No 64.0% 64.4% 68.0% 65.7%
Don't know 3.9% 4.8% 6.0% 5.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1119


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Married Divorced or separated Widowed Never been married TOTAL
Yes 28.3% 28.0% 26.6% 34.5% 29.3%
No 67.1% 64.4% 67.1% 60.9% 65.6%
Don't know 4.6% 7.6% 6.3% 4.6% 5.1%
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 27.5% 29.6% 30.4% 26.7% 29.4% 29.1%
No 58.9% 64.7% 66.9% 70.1% 69.6% 65.7%
Don't know 13.6% 5.8% 2.7% 3.1% 0.9% 5.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1134


Race (I-RACE)

White Black Asian, other or mixed race TOTAL
Yes 28.3% 33.6% 35.0% 29.4%
No 66.7% 60.4% 59.0% 65.5%
Don't know 4.9% 6.0% 6.0% 5.1%
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 26.7% 32.2% 26.7% 33.1% 29.6%
No 64.2% 63.4% 71.3% 63.3% 65.7%
Don't know 9.1% 4.4% 2.0% 3.7% 4.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1008


Region (I-REGION)

East Midwest South West TOTAL
Yes 32.6% 33.1% 25.1% 28.8% 29.2%
No 63.4% 59.6% 70.5% 66.9% 65.7%
Don't know 4.0% 7.3% 4.5% 4.3% 5.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1138



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