News Interest Index / Religion Overflow, July 2005

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VIEWABOR

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

Do you favor or oppose requiring that women under the age of 18 get the consent of at least one parent before they are allowed to have an abortion?
  1) Favor
  2) Oppose
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Favor 73.4% 73.4%
Oppose 21.7% 95.1%
Don't know/Refused 4.9% 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 80.8% 69.3% 72.6% 68.5% 61.4% 73.5%
Oppose 15.6% 25.1% 23.6% 25.6% 31.2% 21.8%
Don't know/Refused 3.6% 5.5% 3.8% 6.0% 7.5% 4.7%
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 75.4% 73.1% 74.2% 63.9% 73.3%
Oppose 19.3% 21.5% 21.3% 32.8% 21.8%
Don't know/Refused 5.2% 5.4% 4.4% 3.3% 4.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1485


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Favor 73.2% 73.6% 73.4%
Oppose 21.0% 22.3% 21.7%
Don't know/Refused 5.8% 4.1% 4.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
1502


Region (I-REGION)

Northeast Midwest South West TOTAL
Favor 74.2% 75.8% 77.7% 63.1% 73.4%
Oppose 20.0% 18.8% 19.0% 30.6% 21.7%
Don't know/Refused 5.8% 5.4% 3.3% 6.2% 4.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1502



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