Religion and Public Life Survey, 2001

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APLCONV

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

For each specific religious group that you read, please indicate whether you would favor or oppose this group applying for government funds to provide social services to people who need them. First: groups that encourage religious conversion as part of the services they provide
  1) Favor
  2) Oppose
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Favor 32.4% 32.4%
Oppose 58.7% 91.1%
Don't know/Refused 9% 100.1%
Total N = 2041

Variable Comparisons

Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Favor 34.4% 30.5% 32.4%
Oppose 58.3% 58.9% 58.6%
Don't know/Refused 7.3% 10.5% 9.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
2041


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent No preference or Don't know/Refused TOTAL
Favor 36.9% 29.9% 31.5% 29.6% 32.4%
Oppose 57.0% 59.6% 61.6% 50.4% 58.7%
Don't know/Refused 6.0% 10.5% 6.9% 20.0% 8.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
2036


Household income (I-INCOME)

Less than $20,000 $20,000 to under $40,000 $40,000 to under $75,000 $75,000 to under $100,000 $100,000 or more TOTAL
Favor 35.3% 36.3% 32.5% 26.4% 28.8% 33.4%
Oppose 56.8% 54.6% 62.9% 69.8% 66.2% 59.9%
Don't know/Refused 7.9% 9.1% 4.7% 3.7% 5.0% 6.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1697


Education (I-EDUC)

Less than high school High school graduate (Grade 12 or GED certificate) Business, Technical, or vocational school after high school Some college, no four-year degree College graduate (B.S., B.A., or other 4-year degree) Postgraduate training or professional schooling after college (e.g., towards a master's degree or Ph.D.; law or medical school) TOTAL
Favor 41.9% 34.8% 28.0% 32.6% 26.2% 20.9% 32.4%
Oppose 39.6% 57.3% 58.5% 60.3% 68.7% 72.9% 58.6%
Don't know/Refused 18.4% 7.9% 13.5% 7.1% 5.1% 6.2% 8.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
2030


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Married Divorced/Separated Widowed Never been married TOTAL
Favor 31.6% 27.9% 28.3% 39.0% 32.5%
Oppose 59.1% 65.3% 50.7% 55.3% 58.6%
Don't know/Refused 9.3% 6.8% 21.0% 5.6% 8.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
2031


Age (I-AGE)

18-30 31-40 41-50 51-64 65+ TOTAL
Favor 45.8% 31.0% 28.5% 30.4% 22.4% 32.5%
Oppose 48.0% 59.2% 64.5% 64.1% 59.9% 58.6%
Don't know/Refused 6.2% 9.8% 7.0% 5.4% 17.7% 8.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
2009


Worship attendance (I-ATTEND)

More than once a week Once a week Once or twice a month A few times a year Seldom Never TOTAL
Favor 36.4% 35.2% 28.2% 31.8% 32.7% 26.0% 32.6%
Oppose 57.1% 52.9% 61.3% 61.5% 62.0% 65.6% 58.8%
Don't know/Refused 6.5% 12.0% 10.6% 6.7% 5.3% 8.4% 8.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
2023



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