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

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Q8

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

Some people seem to follow what's going on in government and public affairs most of the time, whether there's an election or not. Others aren't that interested. Would you say you follow what's going on in government and public affairs . . .
  1) Most of the time
  2) Some of the time
  3) Only now and then
  4) Hardly at all
  9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.)

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Most of the time 48.2% 48.2%
Some of the time 29.5% 77.7%
Only now and then 13.5% 91.2%
Hardly at all 8.4% 99.6%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) .4% 100%
Total N = 401

Variable Comparisons

Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Most of the time 54.6% 42.0% 48.3%
Some of the time 22.3% 36.5% 29.5%
Only now and then 11.7% 15.3% 13.5%
Hardly at all 10.7% 6.2% 8.4%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 0.7% 0.0% 0.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
401


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
Most of the time 66.0% 43.5% 47.6% 50.8%
Some of the time 28.3% 36.1% 24.3% 29.5%
Only now and then 2.6% 17.5% 15.3% 12.8%
Hardly at all 1.6% 3.0% 12.8% 6.4%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 1.6% 0.0% 0.0% 0.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
363



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