Religion and Politics Survey, 1996

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ELECTION

(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? -- Candidates and elections
  1) Yes
  2) No
  3) Don't know

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Yes 21.2% 21.2%
No 76.8% 98%
Don't know 1.9% 99.9%
Total N = 1138

Variable Comparisons

Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Yes 20.9% 21.4% 21.2%
No 77.3% 76.5% 76.8%
Don't know 1.8% 2.1% 1.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
1138


Political party (I-POLPARTY)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
Yes 21.2% 22.2% 20.5% 21.4%
No 77.3% 76.1% 77.5% 76.9%
Don't know 1.5% 1.7% 2.0% 1.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1102


Age (I-AGE)

18 - 29 years 30 - 49 years 50 and older TOTAL
Yes 28.5% 21.5% 17.5% 21.4%
No 68.6% 77.6% 80.2% 76.7%
Don't know 2.9% 1.0% 2.3% 1.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1119


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Married Divorced or separated Widowed Never been married TOTAL
Yes 18.7% 18.2% 16.0% 34.3% 21.2%
No 79.2% 78.8% 83.1% 64.4% 76.8%
Don't know 2.1% 3.0% 0.8% 1.4% 2.0%
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% 23.8% 17.3% 19.8% 15.4% 21.1%
No 70.9% 73.7% 80.1% 79.9% 84.1% 76.9%
Don't know 1.6% 2.5% 2.7% 0.3% 0.5% 2.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1134


Race (I-RACE)

White Black Asian, other or mixed race TOTAL
Yes 16.4% 46.1% 29.0% 21.2%
No 81.5% 52.1% 70.0% 76.8%
Don't know 2.0% 1.8% 1.0% 2.0%
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 22.7% 20.3% 21.1% 21.2% 21.2%
No 74.7% 78.1% 77.1% 78.4% 77.1%
Don't know 2.5% 1.6% 1.8% 0.4% 1.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1008


Region (I-REGION)

East Midwest South West TOTAL
Yes 18.4% 18.6% 23.3% 23.8% 21.2%
No 81.6% 79.0% 74.4% 73.7% 76.8%
Don't know 0.0% 2.4% 2.3% 2.5% 1.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1138



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