News Interest Index / Religion Overflow, July 2005

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IMPRLEAD

(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 a strong leader or NOT a strong leader?
  1) A strong leader
  2) Not a strong leader
  3) Neither particularly
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
A strong leader 54.6% 54.6%
Not a strong leader 41.3% 95.9%
Neither particularly 2.2% 98.1%
Don't know/Refused 1.9% 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
A strong leader 62.1% 54.5% 54.9% 47.2% 39.0% 54.7%
Not a strong leader 34.0% 40.3% 41.0% 50.9% 55.1% 41.3%
Neither particularly 2.0% 1.7% 1.9% 0.9% 5.9% 2.1%
Don't know/Refused 2.0% 3.4% 2.2% 0.9% 0.0% 1.8%
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
A strong leader 49.4% 61.7% 54.0% 56.1% 54.5%
Not a strong leader 45.4% 34.3% 43.7% 41.2% 41.4%
Neither particularly 2.6% 2.4% 1.4% 1.4% 2.2%
Don't know/Refused 2.6% 1.6% 0.9% 1.4% 1.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
740


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
A strong leader 55.0% 54.3% 54.6%
Not a strong leader 39.4% 43.0% 41.3%
Neither particularly 2.7% 1.7% 2.2%
Don't know/Refused 2.9% 1.0% 1.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
751


Region (I-REGION)

Northeast Midwest South West TOTAL
A strong leader 58.4% 53.2% 55.2% 51.5% 54.6%
Not a strong leader 37.3% 42.7% 40.4% 45.1% 41.3%
Neither particularly 2.7% 1.7% 2.5% 1.7% 2.2%
Don't know/Refused 1.6% 2.4% 1.9% 1.7% 1.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
751



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