ABC News/Washington Post Poll: Politics and International Relations, 2005

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IRAQPROG

Do you think the United States has gotten bogged down in Iraq, or do you think the United States is making good progress in Iraq?
  1) Has gotten bogged down
  2) Is making good progress
  8) DK/No opinion

Category Frequency Percentage Cumulative Percentage Z-Score
Has gotten bogged down 520 52.1% 52.1% -.54
Is making good progress 449 45% 97.1% .29
DK/No opinion 29 2.9% 100% 5.28

Variable Comparisons


Age (I-AGE)

18-29 30-39 40-49 50-64 65+ TOTAL
Has gotten bogged down 49.3%
72
50.0%
88
49.5%
107
54.6%
154
56.9%
87
52.2%
508
Is making good progress 47.9%
70
46.6%
82
47.2%
102
44.0%
124
38.6%
59
44.9%
437
DK/No opinion 2.7%
4
3.4%
6
3.2%
7
1.4%
4
4.6%
7
2.9%
28
TOTAL 100.0%
146
100.0%
176
100.0%
216
100.0%
282
100.0%
153

973


Education (I-EDUC)

Less than high school grad Graduated high school or technical school Some college Graduated College Post-graduate TOTAL
Has gotten bogged down 52.6%
30
52.3%
145
47.2%
141
52.2%
108
61.3%
92
52.1%
516
Is making good progress 38.6%
22
44.8%
124
49.2%
147
46.9%
97
36.7%
55
44.9%
445
DK/No opinion 8.8%
5
2.9%
8
3.7%
11
1.0%
2
2.0%
3
2.9%
29
TOTAL 100.0%
57
100.0%
277
100.0%
299
100.0%
207
100.0%
150

990


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Has gotten bogged down 48.4%
258
56.3%
262
52.1%
520
Is making good progress 49.5%
264
39.8%
185
45.0%
449
DK/No opinion 2.1%
11
3.9%
18
2.9%
29
TOTAL 100.0%
533
100.0%
465

998


Household income (I-INCOME)

Less than 35 thousand dollars 35 to 50 thousand 50 to 75 thousand 75 to 100 thousand More than 100 thousand TOTAL
Has gotten bogged down 53.0%
106
54.8%
91
50.9%
84
49.3%
70
52.8%
84
52.3%
435
Is making good progress 42.0%
84
43.4%
72
46.7%
77
50.0%
71
44.7%
71
45.1%
375
DK/No opinion 5.0%
10
1.8%
3
2.4%
4
0.7%
1
2.5%
4
2.6%
22
TOTAL 100.0%
200
100.0%
166
100.0%
165
100.0%
142
100.0%
159

832


Race (I-RACE)

White Black Hispanic Asian Other race TOTAL
Has gotten bogged down 50.1%
404
82.0%
50
50.0%
25
50.0%
4
50.0%
23
52.1%
506
Is making good progress 47.2%
381
18.0%
11
46.0%
23
37.5%
3
43.5%
20
45.1%
438
DK/No opinion 2.7%
22
0.0%
0
4.0%
2
12.5%
1
6.5%
3
2.9%
28
TOTAL 100.0%
807
100.0%
61
100.0%
50
100.0%
8
100.0%
46

972


Region (I-REGION)

Northeast (Census Division 1,2) Midwest (Census Division 3,4) South (Census Division 5,6,7) West (Census Division 8,9) TOTAL
Has gotten bogged down 55.3%
104
51.8%
117
51.1%
184
51.3%
115
52.1%
520
Is making good progress 42.6%
80
44.2%
100
46.7%
168
45.1%
101
45.0%
449
DK/No opinion 2.1%
4
4.0%
9
2.2%
8
3.6%
8
2.9%
29
TOTAL 100.0%
188
100.0%
226
100.0%
360
100.0%
224

998

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