News Interest Index / Religion Overflow, July 2005

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TIMEWAR

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

[IF 'Should not set a timetable' to TIMEIRAQ] If the U.S. does NOT set a timetable for withdrawing troops, are you concerned that American troops will have to stay in Iraq for a very long time, or aren't you too concerned about that?
  1) Concerned
  2) Not too concerned
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Concerned 54.6% 54.6%
Not too concerned 42% 96.6%
Don't know/Refused 3.5% 100.1%
Total N = 724

Variable Comparisons

Worship attendance (I-ATTEND)

Once a week or more Once or twice a month A few times a year Seldom Never TOTAL
Concerned 56.1% 58.7% 51.6% 55.3% 51.2% 54.8%
Not too concerned 40.2% 40.7% 47.2% 40.6% 40.8% 41.8%
Don't know/Refused 3.8% 0.7% 1.2% 4.1% 8.0% 3.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
715


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
Concerned 59.6% 54.0% 47.5% 51.8% 54.9%
Not too concerned 36.1% 44.3% 47.5% 45.1% 41.6%
Don't know/Refused 4.3% 1.8% 5.0% 3.0% 3.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
718


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Concerned 49.1% 61.8% 54.6%
Not too concerned 48.2% 33.8% 42.0%
Don't know/Refused 2.6% 4.4% 3.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
724


Region (I-REGION)

Northeast Midwest South West TOTAL
Concerned 49.8% 59.1% 57.0% 50.6% 54.6%
Not too concerned 47.1% 38.6% 39.9% 44.0% 42.0%
Don't know/Refused 3.1% 2.3% 3.1% 5.4% 3.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
724



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