News Interest Index / Religion Overflow, July 2005

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IMPRCONS

(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 liberal, middle of the road, or conservative?
  1) Liberal
  2) Middle of the road
  3) Conservative
  4) Neither particularly
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Liberal 8.7% 8.7%
Middle of the road 25.9% 34.6%
Conservative 57.5% 92.1%
Neither particularly 2.3% 94.4%
Don't know/Refused 5.6% 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
Liberal 10.7% 6.3% 10.9% 6.5% 2.9% 8.7%
Middle of the road 26.8% 20.5% 27.7% 22.8% 30.1% 25.8%
Conservative 52.5% 71.0% 55.8% 59.1% 61.0% 57.7%
Neither particularly 3.1% 0.0% 0.0% 3.7% 4.4% 2.3%
Don't know/Refused 6.8% 2.3% 5.6% 7.9% 1.5% 5.6%
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
Liberal 13.5% 5.3% 5.6% 4.0% 8.8%
Middle of the road 30.9% 25.3% 22.4% 14.8% 26.1%
Conservative 44.9% 61.7% 67.3% 78.5% 57.2%
Neither particularly 2.1% 4.2% 1.4% 0.0% 2.4%
Don't know/Refused 8.6% 3.4% 3.3% 2.7% 5.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
740


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Liberal 8.7% 8.7% 8.7%
Middle of the road 23.7% 27.9% 25.9%
Conservative 61.9% 53.6% 57.5%
Neither particularly 1.5% 3.0% 2.3%
Don't know/Refused 4.2% 6.8% 5.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
751


Region (I-REGION)

Northeast Midwest South West TOTAL
Liberal 6.3% 9.8% 10.2% 7.1% 8.7%
Middle of the road 35.8% 28.8% 21.8% 21.1% 25.9%
Conservative 50.0% 55.9% 57.6% 65.6% 57.6%
Neither particularly 2.0% 2.0% 3.1% 1.4% 2.3%
Don't know/Refused 5.9% 3.4% 7.3% 4.8% 5.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
751



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