News Interest Index / Religion Overflow, July 2005

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WARIRAQ

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

[ASK FORM 1 ONLY:] Do you think the war in Iraq has helped the war on terrorism, or has it hurt the war on terrorism?
  1) Helped
  2) Hurt
  3) No effect
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Helped 39.1% 39.1%
Hurt 46.6% 85.7%
No effect 6.7% 92.4%
Don't know/Refused 7.6% 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
Helped 45.6% 38.4% 45.5% 22.5% 29.6% 39.5%
Hurt 42.2% 41.6% 45.1% 61.5% 57.9% 47.2%
No effect 4.7% 8.1% 4.5% 10.2% 6.9% 6.2%
Don't know/Refused 7.5% 11.9% 4.9% 5.9% 5.7% 7.1%
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
Helped 35.3% 40.3% 46.9% 40.8% 39.1%
Hurt 49.2% 42.9% 41.3% 54.6% 46.8%
No effect 8.3% 6.7% 5.2% 1.3% 6.6%
Don't know/Refused 7.2% 10.1% 6.6% 3.3% 7.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
745


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Helped 42.2% 36.1% 39.1%
Hurt 44.7% 48.5% 46.6%
No effect 5.5% 7.8% 6.7%
Don't know/Refused 7.6% 7.6% 7.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
751


Region (I-REGION)

Northeast Midwest South West TOTAL
Helped 41.8% 42.9% 39.5% 31.9% 39.0%
Hurt 46.7% 42.6% 42.7% 57.5% 46.7%
No effect 8.0% 6.3% 8.1% 3.7% 6.7%
Don't know/Refused 3.4% 8.2% 9.7% 7.0% 7.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
751



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