ABC News Religion Poll, 1997

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ACCWOMAN (Weighted by WT1)

I'm going to mention some items and ask you to please tell me whether you think each is acceptable or not acceptable to you personally. Having a woman play Jesus Christ in an Easter play or pageant?
  1) Acceptable
  2) Not acceptable

Category Frequency Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Acceptable 439 51.7% 51.7%
Not acceptable 410 48.3% 100%
Missing 40
* The number of missing cases reported above is unweighted. Missing cases are not displayed in tables below.

Variable Comparisons

Education (I-EDUC)

Less HS Grad HS Some coll Grad coll Postgrad TOTAL
Acceptable 28.8%
45
53.8%
150
55.2%
101
60.3%
94
65.3%
47
51.7%
437
Not acceptable 71.2%
111
46.2%
129
44.8%
82
39.7%
62
34.7%
25
48.3%
409
TOTAL 100.0%
156
100.0%
279
100.0%
183
100.0%
156
100.0%
72

846


Race (I-RACE)

White Black Hispanic Other TOTAL
Acceptable 50.6%
326
46.6%
41
68.1%
47
51.3%
20
51.7%
434
Not acceptable 49.4%
318
53.4%
47
31.9%
22
48.7%
19
48.3%
406
TOTAL 100.0%
644
100.0%
88
100.0%
69
100.0%
39

840


Age (I-AGE)

18-30 31-45 46-64 65+ TOTAL
Acceptable 66.5%
143
56.1%
152
45.0%
104
30.2%
38
51.8%
437
Not acceptable 33.5%
72
43.9%
119
55.0%
127
69.8%
88
48.2%
406
TOTAL 100.0%
215
100.0%
271
100.0%
231
100.0%
126

843


Region (I-REGION)

Northeast Midwest South West TOTAL
Acceptable 51.5%
85
48.8%
100
46.1%
143
65.5%
110
51.7%
438
Not acceptable 48.5%
80
51.2%
105
53.9%
167
34.5%
58
48.3%
410
TOTAL 100.0%
165
100.0%
205
100.0%
310
100.0%
168

848


Religious preference (I-RELNOW)

Protestant Catholic None Christian (Non-Protestant) Other Non-Christian TOTAL
Acceptable 43.8%
167
56.1%
115
70.8%
46
52.9%
45
58.2%
64
51.7%
437
Not acceptable 56.2%
214
43.9%
90
29.2%
19
47.1%
40
41.8%
46
48.3%
409
TOTAL 100.0%
381
100.0%
205
100.0%
65
100.0%
85
100.0%
110

846


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Acceptable 58.2%
242
45.5%
197
51.7%
439
Not acceptable 41.8%
174
54.5%
236
48.3%
410
TOTAL 100.0%
416
100.0%
433

849



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