News Interest Index / Religion Overflow, July 2005

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IMPRINFO

(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 well informed or NOT well informed?
  1) Well informed
  2) Not well informed
  3) Neither particularly
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Well informed 51.9% 51.9%
Not well informed 42.3% 94.2%
Neither particularly 2.3% 96.5%
Don't know/Refused 3.5% 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
Well informed 55.2% 52.3% 56.7% 48.8% 37.5% 52.2%
Not well informed 37.2% 38.1% 38.1% 49.8% 61.0% 42.0%
Neither particularly 2.3% 4.0% 3.4% 0.5% 1.5% 2.4%
Don't know/Refused 5.3% 5.7% 1.9% 0.9% 0.0% 3.4%
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
Well informed 49.1% 58.3% 49.1% 48.0% 51.6%
Not well informed 43.9% 36.1% 45.8% 48.0% 42.4%
Neither particularly 1.9% 3.4% 2.3% 1.4% 2.4%
Don't know/Refused 5.1% 2.1% 2.8% 2.7% 3.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
740


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Well informed 53.9% 50.3% 52.0%
Not well informed 39.4% 44.7% 42.2%
Neither particularly 3.2% 1.6% 2.3%
Don't know/Refused 3.5% 3.4% 3.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
751


Region (I-REGION)

Northeast Midwest South West TOTAL
Well informed 49.6% 56.1% 52.8% 48.1% 51.9%
Not well informed 41.3% 39.2% 43.0% 44.4% 42.1%
Neither particularly 4.7% 3.4% 1.0% 1.7% 2.4%
Don't know/Refused 4.3% 1.4% 3.1% 5.8% 3.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
751



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