News Interest Index / Religion Overflow, July 2005

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CTWORRY

(Percentages are weighted by WEIGHT; Total Ns reported are unweighted)

[ASK FORM 2 ONLY:] Do you worry that the president's next Supreme Court appointment will make the court too conservative, not conservative enough, or don't you worry about this?
  1) Too conservative
  2) Not conservative enough
  3) Don't worry about this
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Too conservative 31.3% 31.3%
Not conservative enough 19% 50.3%
Don't worry about this 43.9% 94.2%
Don't know/Refused 5.8% 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
Too conservative 20.5% 33.5% 33.5% 47.4% 37.5% 31.1%
Not conservative enough 28.7% 14.8% 13.0% 12.6% 11.8% 19.2%
Don't worry about this 43.6% 50.6% 47.2% 36.7% 41.9% 44.0%
Don't know/Refused 7.2% 1.1% 6.3% 3.3% 8.8% 5.7%
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
Too conservative 22.1% 28.8% 46.0% 52.7% 31.4%
Not conservative enough 17.9% 24.3% 12.7% 17.6% 18.9%
Don't worry about this 52.5% 40.6% 39.0% 27.7% 44.0%
Don't know/Refused 7.5% 6.3% 2.3% 2.0% 5.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
740


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Too conservative 31.8% 30.7% 31.2%
Not conservative enough 17.9% 19.9% 19.0%
Don't worry about this 43.5% 44.2% 43.9%
Don't know/Refused 6.8% 5.1% 5.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
751


Region (I-REGION)

Northeast Midwest South West TOTAL
Too conservative 30.2% 28.8% 27.1% 41.8% 31.3%
Not conservative enough 15.3% 20.0% 19.8% 19.5% 18.9%
Don't worry about this 45.9% 44.4% 48.3% 34.6% 43.9%
Don't know/Refused 8.6% 6.8% 4.8% 4.1% 5.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
751



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