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

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Q5G

(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) It's best for the future of our country to be active in world affairs
  2) We should pay less attention to problems overseas and concentrate on problems here at home
  3) Neither/Both equally (Vol.)
  9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.)

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
It's best for the future of our country to be active in world affairs 35.9% 35.9%
We should pay less attention to problems overseas and concentrate on problems here at home 59.2% 95.1%
Neither/Both equally (Vol.) 3.9% 99%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 1% 100%
Total N = 401

Variable Comparisons

Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
It's best for the future of our country to be active in world affairs 35.0% 36.9% 35.9%
We should pay less attention to problems overseas and concentrate on problems here at home 59.7% 58.8% 59.2%
Neither/Both equally (Vol.) 3.4% 4.3% 3.9%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 1.9% 0.0% 1.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
401


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
It's best for the future of our country to be active in world affairs 48.7% 33.5% 34.7% 37.8%
We should pay less attention to problems overseas and concentrate on problems here at home 45.5% 62.5% 60.1% 57.2%
Neither/Both equally (Vol.) 5.2% 1.9% 5.2% 4.0%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 0.5% 2.2% 0.0% 0.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
363



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