U.S. Religious Landscape Survey - Continental Dataset

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Q1

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

All in all, are you satisfied or dissatisfied with the way things are going in this country today?
  1) Satisfied
  2) Dissatisfied
  9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.)

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Satisfied 27% 27%
Dissatisfied 66.1% 93.1%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 6.8% 99.9%
Total N = 35556

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-29 30-39 40-49 50-64 65 and older TOTAL
Satisfied 37.6% 30.9% 28.6% 20.6% 18.0% 27.1%
Dissatisfied 55.0% 60.9% 65.5% 73.8% 74.8% 66.1%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 7.3% 8.2% 5.9% 5.6% 7.2% 6.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
34695


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Satisfied 32.0% 22.4% 27.0%
Dissatisfied 61.6% 70.4% 66.1%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 6.4% 7.2% 6.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
35556


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent No preference (Vol.) Other party (Vol.) TOTAL
Satisfied 42.7% 16.6% 25.0% 26.7% 22.2% 27.0%
Dissatisfied 49.9% 78.9% 68.6% 61.6% 71.0% 66.6%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 7.4% 4.6% 6.5% 11.8% 6.8% 6.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
34102


Household income (I-INCOME)

Less than $30,000 $30,000 to under $50,000 $50,000 to under $75,000 $75,000 to under $100,000 $100,000 to under $150,000 $150,000 or more TOTAL
Satisfied 22.9% 25.3% 27.9% 30.9% 33.2% 30.9% 26.9%
Dissatisfied 69.7% 68.5% 66.6% 63.8% 61.5% 62.4% 66.8%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 7.4% 6.2% 5.5% 5.4% 5.3% 6.7% 6.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
29435


Education (I-EDUC)

Less than high school graduate High school graduate (Grade 12 or GED certificate) Technical, trade, or vocational school AFTER high school Some college, no 4-year degree (including associate degree) 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
Satisfied 26.0% 25.0% 22.8% 27.4% 31.8% 27.6% 27.0%
Dissatisfied 65.8% 68.1% 70.9% 65.6% 62.1% 67.4% 66.3%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 8.2% 6.9% 6.3% 7.1% 6.1% 5.1% 6.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
35298



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