News Interest Index / Religion Overflow, July 2005

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(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 able to get things done or NOT able to get things done?
  1) Able to get things done
  2) Not able to get things done
  3) Neither particularly
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Able to get things done 50.3% 50.3%
Not able to get things done 41.9% 92.2%
Neither particularly 3.6% 95.8%
Don't know/Refused 4.2% 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
Able to get things done 56.4% 46.0% 50.4% 45.6% 42.3% 50.5%
Not able to get things done 35.0% 47.7% 42.9% 46.5% 51.8% 42.0%
Neither particularly 3.7% 3.4% 3.7% 3.7% 3.6% 3.7%
Don't know/Refused 4.9% 2.8% 3.0% 4.2% 2.2% 3.8%
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
Able to get things done 42.5% 57.8% 52.8% 57.1% 50.2%
Not able to get things done 46.8% 36.7% 43.9% 35.4% 42.1%
Neither particularly 4.2% 4.2% 1.4% 3.4% 3.7%
Don't know/Refused 6.5% 1.3% 1.9% 4.1% 4.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
740


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Able to get things done 52.5% 48.4% 50.3%
Not able to get things done 40.2% 43.4% 41.9%
Neither particularly 3.2% 4.0% 3.6%
Don't know/Refused 4.0% 4.3% 4.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
751


Region (I-REGION)

Northeast Midwest South West TOTAL
Able to get things done 49.0% 49.5% 52.5% 48.6% 50.3%
Not able to get things done 38.8% 42.4% 41.7% 44.6% 41.9%
Neither particularly 6.3% 2.4% 2.3% 4.8% 3.6%
Don't know/Refused 5.9% 5.8% 3.5% 2.0% 4.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
751



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