U.S. Religious Landscape Survey - Alaska and Hawaii Dataset

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Q5E

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

Now I'm going to read you a few pairs of statements. For each pair, tell me whether the FIRST statement or the SECOND statement comes closer to your own views -- even if neither is exactly right.
  1) Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy
  2) Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost
  3) Neither/Both equally (Vol.)
  9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.)

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 32.2% 32.2%
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 60.2% 92.4%
Neither/Both equally (Vol.) 2% 94.4%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 5.5% 99.9%
Total N = 401

Variable Comparisons

Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 38.0% 26.1% 32.0%
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 55.4% 65.2% 60.4%
Neither/Both equally (Vol.) 1.9% 2.2% 2.0%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 4.6% 6.5% 5.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
401


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 46.3% 22.7% 35.4% 33.6%
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 47.4% 68.8% 56.6% 58.6%
Neither/Both equally (Vol.) 2.6% 0.0% 3.1% 1.9%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 3.7% 8.6% 4.9% 5.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
363



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