News Interest Index / Religion Overflow, July 2005

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BUSHECON

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

[ASK FORM 1 ONLY:] More specifically, do you approve or disapprove of the way George W. Bush is handling the economy?
  1) Approve
  2) Disapprove
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Approve 38.2% 38.2%
Disapprove 53.4% 91.6%
Don't know/Refused 8.5% 100.1%
Total N = 751

Variable Comparisons

Worship attendance (I-ATTEND)

Once a week or more Once or twice a month A few times a year Seldom Never TOTAL
Approve 44.3% 42.5% 39.1% 31.9% 21.4% 38.6%
Disapprove 48.2% 47.8% 53.4% 56.4% 72.3% 53.2%
Don't know/Refused 7.5% 9.7% 7.5% 11.7% 6.3% 8.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
738


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
Approve 34.6% 41.5% 42.7% 38.7% 38.3%
Disapprove 55.6% 50.5% 50.2% 56.0% 53.3%
Don't know/Refused 9.8% 8.0% 7.0% 5.3% 8.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
745


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Approve 37.4% 38.9% 38.2%
Disapprove 54.4% 52.4% 53.4%
Don't know/Refused 8.2% 8.7% 8.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
751


Region (I-REGION)

Northeast Midwest South West TOTAL
Approve 37.9% 36.0% 42.5% 33.6% 38.2%
Disapprove 57.5% 53.0% 49.0% 57.5% 53.4%
Don't know/Refused 4.6% 11.0% 8.5% 9.0% 8.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
751



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