News Interest Index / Religion Overflow, July 2005

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BUSHTERR

(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 terrorist threats?
  1) Approve
  2) Disapprove
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Approve 49.1% 49.1%
Disapprove 40.4% 89.5%
Don't know/Refused 10.5% 100%
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 55.8% 52.7% 48.5% 44.9% 32.5% 49.7%
Disapprove 36.3% 36.0% 41.4% 45.5% 50.6% 40.2%
Don't know/Refused 7.8% 11.3% 10.2% 9.6% 16.9% 10.1%
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 46.6% 51.3% 58.7% 41.7% 49.3%
Disapprove 39.9% 40.2% 34.3% 51.0% 40.3%
Don't know/Refused 13.6% 8.5% 7.0% 7.3% 10.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
745


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Approve 51.9% 46.6% 49.1%
Disapprove 36.3% 44.2% 40.4%
Don't know/Refused 11.8% 9.3% 10.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
751


Region (I-REGION)

Northeast Midwest South West TOTAL
Approve 53.8% 50.2% 50.2% 42.4% 49.2%
Disapprove 40.4% 36.0% 40.1% 45.4% 40.3%
Don't know/Refused 5.8% 13.9% 9.7% 12.3% 10.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
751



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