U.S. Religious Landscape Survey - Continental Dataset

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PVOTE04A

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

IF BORN IN U.S./PUERTO RICO/U.S. TERRITORY (Q.60=1,3,4) OR U.S. CITIZEN (Q.61=1), ASK: In the 2004 presidential election between George W. Bush and John Kerry, did things come up that kept you from voting, or did you happen to vote?
  1) Voted
  2) Did not vote (includes too young to vote)
  8) Don't remember if voted (Vol.)
  9) Refused (Vol.)

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Voted 72.4% 72.4%
Did not vote (includes too young to vote) 26.1% 98.5%
Don't remember if voted (Vol.) .6% 99.1%
Refused (Vol.) .9% 100%
Total N = 34097

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-29 30-39 40-49 50-64 65 and older TOTAL
Voted 42.4% 72.0% 76.8% 82.6% 85.4% 72.3%
Did not vote (includes too young to vote) 56.2% 26.7% 22.0% 16.2% 12.3% 26.3%
Don't remember if voted (Vol.) 0.4% 0.6% 0.4% 0.5% 1.0% 0.6%
Refused (Vol.) 1.0% 0.6% 0.7% 0.7% 1.3% 0.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
33369


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Voted 71.1% 73.6% 72.4%
Did not vote (includes too young to vote) 27.4% 24.8% 26.1%
Don't remember if voted (Vol.) 0.4% 0.7% 0.6%
Refused (Vol.) 1.0% 0.9% 0.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
34097


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent No preference (Vol.) Other party (Vol.) TOTAL
Voted 83.0% 76.8% 66.7% 43.0% 75.1% 73.3%
Did not vote (includes too young to vote) 16.5% 22.3% 32.2% 53.7% 22.8% 25.6%
Don't remember if voted (Vol.) 0.4% 0.6% 0.6% 1.2% 1.0% 0.5%
Refused (Vol.) 0.2% 0.4% 0.5% 2.1% 1.2% 0.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
32941


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
Voted 60.0% 71.6% 81.1% 81.7% 83.8% 83.3% 73.4%
Did not vote (includes too young to vote) 38.5% 27.5% 18.3% 17.7% 15.7% 15.4% 25.7%
Don't remember if voted (Vol.) 0.9% 0.5% 0.3% 0.3% 0.2% 0.4% 0.5%
Refused (Vol.) 0.6% 0.5% 0.2% 0.3% 0.4% 0.9% 0.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
28345


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
Voted 48.3% 64.4% 77.8% 75.2% 87.3% 92.8% 72.5%
Did not vote (includes too young to vote) 48.8% 33.8% 20.5% 24.0% 11.7% 6.4% 26.1%
Don't remember if voted (Vol.) 1.2% 0.7% 0.6% 0.3% 0.5% 0.3% 0.6%
Refused (Vol.) 1.7% 1.1% 1.0% 0.5% 0.6% 0.5% 0.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
33977



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