News Interest Index / Religion Overflow, July 2005

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IMPRTRST

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

[ASK FORM 2 ONLY:] As I read some pairs of opposite phrases, tell me which one best reflects your impression of George W. Bush so far. Does George W. Bush impress you as trustworthy or NOT trustworthy?
  1) Trustworthy
  2) Not trustworthy
  3) Neither particularly
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Trustworthy 49.5% 49.5%
Not trustworthy 45.7% 95.2%
Neither particularly 2% 97.2%
Don't know/Refused 2.8% 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
Trustworthy 58.2% 48.6% 52.8% 39.1% 30.9% 49.8%
Not trustworthy 36.1% 46.9% 42.8% 60.0% 61.8% 45.5%
Neither particularly 2.0% 1.7% 2.6% 0.5% 4.4% 2.1%
Don't know/Refused 3.7% 2.9% 1.9% 0.5% 2.9% 2.6%
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
Trustworthy 51.3% 50.7% 43.7% 46.9% 49.4%
Not trustworthy 43.3% 43.8% 54.5% 48.3% 45.8%
Neither particularly 1.4% 4.0% 0.9% 1.4% 2.1%
Don't know/Refused 4.0% 1.6% 0.9% 3.4% 2.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
740


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Trustworthy 52.1% 47.1% 49.4%
Not trustworthy 43.7% 47.5% 45.7%
Neither particularly 1.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Don't know/Refused 3.2% 2.4% 2.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
751


Region (I-REGION)

Northeast Midwest South West TOTAL
Trustworthy 56.1% 50.2% 50.9% 40.3% 49.4%
Not trustworthy 36.5% 47.5% 44.5% 53.9% 45.7%
Neither particularly 4.3% 0.0% 1.2% 3.4% 2.0%
Don't know/Refused 3.1% 2.4% 3.3% 2.4% 2.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
751



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