Religion and Public Life Survey, 2001

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I-PARTYID

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

In politics today, do you consider yourself a Republican, Democrat, or Independent? (for use with online analysis)
  1) Republican
  2) Democrat
  3) Independent
  4) No preference or Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Republican 29.5% 29.5%
Democrat 36.2% 65.7%
Independent 26.9% 92.6%
No preference or Don't know/Refused 7.4% 100%
Total N = 2036

Variable Comparisons

Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Republican 30.5% 28.6% 29.5%
Democrat 30.9% 41.0% 36.2%
Independent 31.8% 22.5% 26.9%
No preference or Don't know/Refused 6.8% 7.9% 7.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
2036


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent No preference or Don't know/Refused TOTAL
Republican 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 29.5%
Democrat 0.0% 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 36.2%
Independent 0.0% 0.0% 100.0% 0.0% 26.9%
No preference or Don't know/Refused 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0% 7.4%
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
Republican 22.0% 27.8% 32.2% 38.1% 42.5% 30.1%
Democrat 44.6% 34.5% 35.3% 32.7% 23.3% 35.6%
Independent 28.1% 29.6% 27.2% 24.5% 31.0% 28.3%
No preference or Don't know/Refused 5.3% 8.2% 5.4% 4.8% 3.2% 6.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1693


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
Republican 22.1% 27.5% 28.8% 34.2% 32.7% 32.3% 29.6%
Democrat 44.7% 39.1% 24.4% 31.3% 32.3% 37.8% 36.2%
Independent 29.1% 23.8% 30.2% 27.5% 30.3% 26.7% 27.0%
No preference or Don't know/Refused 4.1% 9.6% 16.6% 7.1% 4.7% 3.2% 7.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
2025


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Married Divorced/Separated Widowed Never been married TOTAL
Republican 35.0% 22.5% 24.6% 24.3% 29.6%
Democrat 32.6% 38.8% 45.9% 39.6% 36.3%
Independent 24.7% 31.1% 20.7% 31.4% 27.0%
No preference or Don't know/Refused 7.7% 7.6% 8.7% 4.7% 7.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
2027


Age (I-AGE)

18-30 31-40 41-50 51-64 65+ TOTAL
Republican 28.7% 24.5% 32.2% 34.0% 30.0% 29.7%
Democrat 31.2% 37.6% 33.0% 40.2% 42.1% 36.4%
Independent 34.7% 28.4% 27.2% 19.8% 22.3% 27.1%
No preference or Don't know/Refused 5.4% 9.6% 7.6% 6.0% 5.6% 6.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
2004


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
Republican 40.7% 34.5% 27.3% 26.6% 22.1% 15.4% 29.8%
Democrat 29.8% 42.3% 36.4% 35.6% 31.2% 40.3% 36.2%
Independent 19.9% 17.3% 29.3% 32.3% 38.8% 37.4% 27.0%
No preference or Don't know/Refused 9.5% 6.0% 6.9% 5.5% 7.9% 7.0% 7.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
2018



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