News Interest Index / Religion Overflow, July 2005

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STEMRESR

(Percentages are weighted by WEIGHT; Total Ns reported are unweighted)

As you may know, the federal government has debated whether to fund certain kinds of medical research known as 'stem cell research'… How much have you heard about this?
  1) A lot
  2) A little
  3) Nothing at all
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
A lot 48.1% 48.1%
A little 42% 90.1%
Nothing at all 9.5% 99.6%
Don't know/Refused .4% 100%
Total N = 1502

Variable Comparisons

Worship attendance (I-ATTEND)

Once a week or more Once or twice a month A few times a year Seldom Never TOTAL
A lot 46.1% 52.2% 41.3% 53.2% 54.2% 47.9%
A little 43.4% 40.6% 48.0% 37.6% 36.6% 42.3%
Nothing at all 10.6% 6.9% 9.6% 9.0% 8.1% 9.3%
Don't know/Refused 0.0% 0.3% 1.1% 0.2% 1.0% 0.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1476


Education (I-EDUC)

Some high school or high school graduate (Grade 12 or GED certificate) Technical school, some college 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
A lot 32.7% 49.7% 65.8% 79.9% 48.1%
A little 50.5% 45.1% 30.7% 17.4% 42.1%
Nothing at all 16.3% 5.1% 3.3% 2.0% 9.4%
Don't know/Refused 0.6% 0.1% 0.2% 0.7% 0.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1485


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
A lot 49.9% 46.6% 48.1%
A little 39.8% 44.0% 42.0%
Nothing at all 10.2% 8.8% 9.5%
Don't know/Refused 0.2% 0.6% 0.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
1502


Region (I-REGION)

Northeast Midwest South West TOTAL
A lot 48.4% 44.2% 44.7% 57.6% 48.1%
A little 44.0% 48.3% 41.4% 34.5% 42.0%
Nothing at all 6.4% 7.5% 13.5% 7.4% 9.5%
Don't know/Refused 1.2% 0.0% 0.3% 0.5% 0.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1502



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