News Interest Index / Religion Overflow, July 2005

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CONCERN

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

[ASK FORM 1 ONLY:] Which concerns you more…
  1) That the U.S. will leave Iraq before a stable democracy is in place OR
  2) That the US will wait too long to withdraw its troops from Iraq
  3) Neither
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
That the U.S. will leave Iraq before a stable democracy is in place OR 33.5% 33.5%
That the US will wait too long to withdraw its troops from Iraq 50.4% 83.9%
Neither 9% 92.9%
Don't know/Refused 7.1% 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
That the U.S. will leave Iraq before a stable democracy is in place OR 37.4% 32.3% 34.6% 24.1% 28.1% 33.2%
That the US will wait too long to withdraw its troops from Iraq 46.2% 53.8% 50.4% 57.8% 54.4% 50.6%
Neither 7.3% 5.4% 11.3% 12.8% 11.9% 9.1%
Don't know/Refused 9.1% 8.6% 3.8% 5.3% 5.6% 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
That the U.S. will leave Iraq before a stable democracy is in place OR 29.0% 32.6% 44.6% 40.7% 33.7%
That the US will wait too long to withdraw its troops from Iraq 52.2% 53.5% 42.3% 47.3% 50.5%
Neither 11.0% 8.5% 8.0% 4.7% 9.1%
Don't know/Refused 7.9% 5.4% 5.2% 7.3% 6.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
745


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
That the U.S. will leave Iraq before a stable democracy is in place OR 36.5% 30.6% 33.5%
That the US will wait too long to withdraw its troops from Iraq 44.6% 55.8% 50.4%
Neither 11.3% 7.0% 9.0%
Don't know/Refused 7.6% 6.6% 7.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
751


Region (I-REGION)

Northeast Midwest South West TOTAL
That the U.S. will leave Iraq before a stable democracy is in place OR 31.3% 35.3% 33.1% 33.9% 33.5%
That the US will wait too long to withdraw its troops from Iraq 52.7% 53.0% 46.9% 51.5% 50.4%
Neither 8.8% 6.6% 13.3% 4.7% 9.0%
Don't know/Refused 7.3% 5.0% 6.7% 10.0% 7.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
751



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