News Interest Index / Religion Overflow, July 2005

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VIEWPILL

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

Do you favor or oppose allowing women to get the so-called 'morning-after pill', which prevents pregnancy, without a doctor's prescription?
  1) Favor
  2) Oppose
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Favor 51.9% 51.9%
Oppose 37.5% 89.4%
Don't know/Refused 10.6% 100%
Total N = 1502

Variable Comparisons

Worship attendance (I-ATTEND)

Once a week or more Once or twice a month A few times a year Seldom Never TOTAL
Favor 33.7% 63.2% 57.5% 69.5% 69.3% 51.9%
Oppose 52.7% 30.5% 35.6% 20.6% 20.9% 37.8%
Don't know/Refused 13.6% 6.4% 6.9% 9.9% 9.8% 10.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1476


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
Favor 46.0% 56.7% 53.6% 61.7% 52.0%
Oppose 42.0% 34.9% 35.8% 27.5% 37.3%
Don't know/Refused 12.0% 8.5% 10.5% 10.7% 10.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1485


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Favor 56.3% 48.0% 51.9%
Oppose 32.4% 42.1% 37.5%
Don't know/Refused 11.3% 9.9% 10.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
1502


Region (I-REGION)

Northeast Midwest South West TOTAL
Favor 52.5% 49.9% 49.5% 57.6% 51.9%
Oppose 37.0% 37.5% 39.2% 35.0% 37.5%
Don't know/Refused 10.5% 12.6% 11.3% 7.4% 10.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1502



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