News Interest Index / Religion Overflow, July 2005

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IMPRCARE

(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 caring about people like me or NOT caring about people like me?
  1) Cares about people like me
  2) Doesn't care about people like me
  3) Neither particularly
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Cares about people like me 47.5% 47.5%
Doesn't care about people like me 49.1% 96.6%
Neither particularly 1.1% 97.7%
Don't know/Refused 2.3% 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
Cares about people like me 55.6% 47.7% 49.6% 34.0% 37.2% 47.8%
Doesn't care about people like me 39.9% 47.7% 48.1% 64.2% 60.6% 48.8%
Neither particularly 1.8% 0.0% 0.7% 1.9% 0.0% 1.1%
Don't know/Refused 2.7% 4.5% 1.5% 0.0% 2.2% 2.2%
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
Cares about people like me 46.6% 49.3% 45.3% 47.0% 47.2%
Doesn't care about people like me 50.1% 45.9% 52.3% 51.7% 49.4%
Neither particularly 0.9% 1.6% 2.3% 0.0% 1.2%
Don't know/Refused 2.5% 3.2% 0.0% 1.3% 2.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
740


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Cares about people like me 47.5% 47.4% 47.4%
Doesn't care about people like me 48.8% 49.4% 49.1%
Neither particularly 1.3% 1.1% 1.2%
Don't know/Refused 2.4% 2.1% 2.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
751


Region (I-REGION)

Northeast Midwest South West TOTAL
Cares about people like me 49.4% 49.5% 50.1% 39.2% 47.4%
Doesn't care about people like me 47.5% 46.4% 47.6% 55.6% 49.1%
Neither particularly 1.6% 1.7% 0.6% 1.4% 1.2%
Don't know/Refused 1.6% 2.4% 1.7% 3.8% 2.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
751



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