Religion and Politics Survey, 1996

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HCREFORM

(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? -- Health care reform
  1) Yes
  2) No
  3) Don't know

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Yes 26.5% 26.5%
No 70.3% 96.8%
Don't know 3.2% 100%
Total N = 1138

Variable Comparisons

Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Yes 26.5% 26.4% 26.5%
No 70.6% 70.1% 70.3%
Don't know 2.9% 3.4% 3.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
1138


Political party (I-POLPARTY)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
Yes 18.4% 33.1% 28.0% 26.7%
No 79.0% 64.5% 68.5% 70.5%
Don't know 2.5% 2.4% 3.6% 2.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1102


Age (I-AGE)

18 - 29 years 30 - 49 years 50 and older TOTAL
Yes 30.8% 23.4% 27.6% 26.6%
No 67.4% 74.7% 67.4% 70.3%
Don't know 1.8% 1.9% 5.0% 3.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1119


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Married Divorced or separated Widowed Never been married TOTAL
Yes 23.4% 30.7% 22.4% 35.9% 26.4%
No 72.9% 67.8% 72.6% 62.5% 70.4%
Don't know 3.7% 1.5% 5.1% 1.6% 3.2%
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 41.7% 27.4% 22.3% 19.5% 23.4% 26.4%
No 51.8% 69.4% 75.2% 79.9% 72.0% 70.4%
Don't know 6.5% 3.2% 2.5% 0.6% 4.7% 3.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1134


Race (I-RACE)

White Black Asian, other or mixed race TOTAL
Yes 20.1% 59.8% 37.0% 26.5%
No 76.4% 39.0% 60.0% 70.3%
Don't know 3.5% 1.2% 3.0% 3.2%
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 34.5% 25.5% 23.7% 20.0% 26.4%
No 62.1% 71.2% 73.7% 78.0% 70.6%
Don't know 3.4% 3.3% 2.7% 2.0% 3.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1008


Region (I-REGION)

East Midwest South West TOTAL
Yes 27.4% 22.9% 28.7% 25.8% 26.5%
No 71.7% 71.4% 68.5% 71.2% 70.3%
Don't know 0.9% 5.7% 2.8% 3.0% 3.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1138



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