News Interest Index / Religion Overflow, July 2005

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IRAQTERR

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

[ASK FORM 2 ONLY:] In the long run, do you think the war in Iraq has increased the chances of terrorist attacks in the U.S., lessened the chances, or has it made no difference?
  1) Increased
  2) Lessened
  3) No difference
  9) Don't know

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Increased 45.4% 45.4%
Lessened 21.6% 67%
No difference 29.5% 96.5%
Don't know 3.5% 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
Increased 39.5% 45.7% 51.5% 49.3% 48.2% 45.3%
Lessened 27.9% 21.7% 22.4% 14.0% 10.2% 21.8%
No difference 26.4% 32.6% 25.0% 34.9% 38.0% 29.5%
Don't know 6.3% 0.0% 1.1% 1.9% 3.6% 3.4%
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
Increased 45.1% 40.1% 47.7% 59.1% 45.7%
Lessened 23.3% 20.8% 19.2% 19.5% 21.5%
No difference 28.6% 35.1% 28.0% 19.5% 29.3%
Don't know 3.0% 4.0% 5.1% 2.0% 3.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
740


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Increased 39.0% 51.2% 45.5%
Lessened 28.7% 15.4% 21.6%
No difference 29.7% 29.2% 29.4%
Don't know 2.6% 4.3% 3.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
751


Region (I-REGION)

Northeast Midwest South West TOTAL
Increased 44.1% 50.5% 41.3% 48.3% 45.4%
Lessened 22.0% 20.0% 22.1% 22.1% 21.6%
No difference 30.7% 26.1% 32.7% 26.5% 29.5%
Don't know 3.1% 3.4% 4.0% 3.1% 3.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
751



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