News Interest Index / Religion Overflow, July 2005

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GONZCONF

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

[If 'A lot' or 'A little' to GONZNOM] From what you've read and heard, do you think it would be a good idea or a bad idea for Alberto Gonzales to be confirmed as a Supreme Court justice?
  1) Good idea
  2) Bad idea
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Good idea 28.7% 28.7%
Bad idea 30.5% 59.2%
Don't know/Refused 40.8% 100%
Total N = 882

Variable Comparisons

Worship attendance (I-ATTEND)

Once a week or more Once or twice a month A few times a year Seldom Never TOTAL
Good idea 27.8% 36.7% 31.2% 27.7% 19.1% 28.6%
Bad idea 28.8% 29.3% 26.3% 35.5% 38.8% 30.6%
Don't know/Refused 43.4% 34.0% 42.5% 36.8% 42.1% 40.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
868


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
Good idea 28.8% 30.3% 27.9% 25.2% 28.4%
Bad idea 31.0% 26.1% 32.1% 34.6% 30.5%
Don't know/Refused 40.2% 43.6% 40.0% 40.2% 41.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
874


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Good idea 34.4% 22.8% 28.7%
Bad idea 31.9% 29.1% 30.5%
Don't know/Refused 33.7% 48.1% 40.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
882


Region (I-REGION)

Northeast Midwest South West TOTAL
Good idea 33.9% 25.7% 28.9% 26.7% 28.7%
Bad idea 29.2% 28.4% 29.3% 35.1% 30.5%
Don't know/Refused 36.9% 45.9% 41.8% 38.3% 40.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
882



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