Religion and Politics Survey, 1996

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HMSXLLWS

(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? -- Laws regarding homosexuals
  1) Yes
  2) No
  3) Don't know

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Yes 35.4% 35.4%
No 62.5% 97.9%
Don't know 2.1% 100%
Total N = 1138

Variable Comparisons

Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Yes 36.5% 34.6% 35.4%
No 61.6% 63.1% 62.5%
Don't know 1.9% 2.3% 2.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
1138


Political party (I-POLPARTY)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
Yes 38.5% 35.2% 31.7% 35.2%
No 59.4% 64.1% 65.8% 63.1%
Don't know 2.1% 0.7% 2.6% 1.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1102


Age (I-AGE)

18 - 29 years 30 - 49 years 50 and older TOTAL
Yes 42.0% 32.8% 34.5% 35.4%
No 54.2% 66.6% 62.6% 62.4%
Don't know 3.9% 0.5% 2.9% 2.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1119


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Married Divorced or separated Widowed Never been married TOTAL
Yes 37.3% 32.2% 25.3% 36.6% 35.4%
No 61.4% 65.2% 70.5% 60.2% 62.5%
Don't know 1.3% 2.7% 4.2% 3.2% 2.1%
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 42.1% 37.6% 32.2% 31.4% 32.7% 35.4%
No 52.8% 59.7% 66.3% 68.6% 66.4% 62.5%
Don't know 5.2% 2.6% 1.5% 0.0% 0.9% 2.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1134


Race (I-RACE)

White Black Asian, other or mixed race TOTAL
Yes 32.0% 51.8% 43.0% 35.3%
No 65.9% 46.4% 53.0% 62.5%
Don't know 2.1% 1.8% 4.0% 2.1%
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 38.9% 35.7% 35.8% 31.0% 35.9%
No 57.5% 62.8% 63.1% 69.0% 62.4%
Don't know 3.6% 1.5% 1.1% 0.0% 1.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1008


Region (I-REGION)

East Midwest South West TOTAL
Yes 29.0% 33.4% 41.8% 31.3% 35.4%
No 70.6% 63.5% 56.5% 65.4% 62.5%
Don't know 0.4% 3.1% 1.8% 3.3% 2.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1138



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