News Interest Index / Religion Overflow, July 2005

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VETERAN

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

Are you yourself a veteran of the armed services?
  1) Yes, respondent
  2) Yes, spouse
  3) Yes, both
  4) Yes, respondent still active/in the reserves
  5) Yes, spouse still active/in the reserves
  7) No
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Yes, respondent 12.4% 12.4%
Yes, spouse 8.8% 21.2%
Yes, both .2% 21.4%
Yes, respondent still active/in the reserves .3% 21.7%
Yes, spouse still active/in the reserves .2% 21.9%
No 76% 97.9%
Don't know/Refused 2% 99.9%
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
Yes, respondent 12.3% 9.7% 13.7% 13.2% 13.2% 12.4%
Yes, spouse 10.8% 8.3% 8.2% 6.5% 6.8% 8.8%
Yes, both 0.2% 0.8% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Yes, respondent still active/in the reserves 0.4% 0.3% 0.6% 0.0% 0.0% 0.3%
Yes, spouse still active/in the reserves 0.1% 0.0% 0.9% 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
No 73.9% 79.5% 74.5% 78.9% 79.3% 76.1%
Don't know/Refused 2.5% 1.4% 2.1% 1.5% 0.7% 1.9%
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
Yes, respondent 11.7% 14.1% 12.2% 12.4% 12.5%
Yes, spouse 11.2% 7.6% 7.3% 5.4% 8.9%
Yes, both 0.0% 0.3% 0.5% 0.3% 0.2%
Yes, respondent still active/in the reserves 0.1% 0.3% 0.7% 1.0% 0.3%
Yes, spouse still active/in the reserves 0.2% 0.5% 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
No 75.0% 76.5% 79.1% 80.3% 76.7%
Don't know/Refused 1.9% 0.8% 0.2% 0.7% 1.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1485


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Yes, respondent 23.8% 2.2% 12.4%
Yes, spouse 2.0% 14.8% 8.8%
Yes, both 0.3% 0.1% 0.2%
Yes, respondent still active/in the reserves 0.2% 0.4% 0.3%
Yes, spouse still active/in the reserves 0.0% 0.4% 0.2%
No 71.5% 80.2% 76.1%
Don't know/Refused 2.1% 1.8% 2.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
1502


Region (I-REGION)

Northeast Midwest South West TOTAL
Yes, respondent 10.3% 12.6% 13.0% 13.3% 12.5%
Yes, spouse 8.7% 7.5% 9.8% 8.4% 8.8%
Yes, both 0.0% 0.2% 0.3% 0.2% 0.2%
Yes, respondent still active/in the reserves 0.2% 0.0% 0.4% 0.5% 0.3%
Yes, spouse still active/in the reserves 0.0% 0.0% 0.1% 0.8% 0.2%
No 77.5% 77.7% 74.7% 75.3% 76.0%
Don't know/Refused 3.3% 2.0% 1.6% 1.5% 2.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1502



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