Religion and Public Life Survey, 2001

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FAVCCMVT

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

Now I'd like your views on some groups and organizations. Please tell me which category best describes your overall opinion of what you read. Would you say your overall opinion of the Christian conservative movement is very favorable, mostly favorable, mostly unfavorable, or very unfavorable?
  1) Very favorable
  2) Mostly favorable
  3) Mostly unfavorable
  4) Very unfavorable
  5) Never heard of
  8) Can't rate
  9) Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Very favorable 8.8% 8.8%
Mostly favorable 32.8% 41.6%
Mostly unfavorable 19.7% 61.3%
Very unfavorable 10.7% 72%
Never heard of 11.9% 83.9%
Can't rate 14% 97.9%
Refused 2.1% 100%
Total N = 2041

Variable Comparisons

Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Very favorable 10.0% 7.6% 8.8%
Mostly favorable 34.4% 31.4% 32.8%
Mostly unfavorable 20.0% 19.5% 19.7%
Very unfavorable 10.8% 10.5% 10.7%
Never heard of 10.9% 12.9% 11.9%
Can't rate 12.6% 15.3% 14.0%
Refused 1.4% 2.8% 2.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
2041


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent No preference or Don't know/Refused TOTAL
Very favorable 15.6% 5.9% 6.1% 5.8% 8.8%
Mostly favorable 39.5% 29.5% 31.8% 27.9% 32.9%
Mostly unfavorable 15.5% 21.3% 25.0% 10.8% 19.8%
Very unfavorable 5.3% 14.5% 11.2% 10.8% 10.6%
Never heard of 10.2% 11.8% 10.9% 21.5% 11.8%
Can't rate 12.3% 15.1% 13.7% 16.0% 14.0%
Refused 1.7% 2.0% 1.3% 7.3% 2.1%
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
Very favorable 10.9% 10.2% 7.8% 5.8% 8.7% 9.1%
Mostly favorable 33.3% 35.2% 34.4% 29.9% 29.8% 33.6%
Mostly unfavorable 20.2% 16.7% 20.4% 28.6% 27.2% 20.5%
Very unfavorable 10.8% 8.5% 9.3% 11.9% 16.1% 10.2%
Never heard of 12.9% 14.4% 11.5% 6.8% 9.2% 12.1%
Can't rate 10.8% 13.9% 15.2% 15.3% 7.7% 13.1%
Refused 1.1% 1.1% 1.5% 1.7% 1.3% 1.3%
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
Very favorable 12.2% 9.6% 7.7% 9.5% 4.7% 5.7% 8.8%
Mostly favorable 29.4% 36.8% 35.6% 36.0% 27.6% 23.9% 32.9%
Mostly unfavorable 17.2% 15.5% 15.4% 19.1% 27.9% 29.0% 19.7%
Very unfavorable 7.4% 7.3% 10.6% 9.1% 13.8% 26.0% 10.6%
Never heard of 16.7% 13.9% 13.0% 9.8% 11.0% 4.6% 12.0%
Can't rate 14.0% 14.5% 16.3% 14.4% 14.8% 9.2% 14.0%
Refused 3.2% 2.5% 1.4% 2.1% 0.3% 1.6% 2.1%
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
Very favorable 8.3% 7.0% 9.0% 11.1% 8.8%
Mostly favorable 35.1% 33.0% 25.3% 30.0% 32.8%
Mostly unfavorable 18.7% 22.4% 17.1% 21.1% 19.8%
Very unfavorable 9.4% 13.4% 6.5% 12.7% 10.6%
Never heard of 11.7% 10.5% 15.4% 12.1% 11.8%
Can't rate 14.8% 12.2% 20.5% 11.9% 14.1%
Refused 2.1% 1.5% 6.2% 1.1% 2.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
2031


Age (I-AGE)

18-30 31-40 41-50 51-64 65+ TOTAL
Very favorable 11.7% 8.5% 8.6% 6.4% 8.3% 8.8%
Mostly favorable 36.3% 32.9% 33.6% 33.3% 25.3% 32.7%
Mostly unfavorable 17.7% 18.9% 20.1% 23.8% 19.3% 19.8%
Very unfavorable 9.8% 11.9% 12.0% 10.4% 8.8% 10.6%
Never heard of 12.0% 12.0% 11.1% 11.7% 13.6% 12.0%
Can't rate 11.1% 15.1% 12.7% 11.6% 20.8% 14.0%
Refused 1.4% 0.7% 2.0% 2.8% 3.9% 2.1%
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
Very favorable 18.8% 8.6% 7.1% 7.1% 3.1% 4.1% 8.7%
Mostly favorable 37.2% 37.2% 32.9% 34.3% 28.0% 16.8% 33.1%
Mostly unfavorable 12.6% 17.1% 21.0% 23.1% 26.7% 20.6% 19.7%
Very unfavorable 8.1% 7.0% 9.1% 11.3% 13.5% 25.5% 10.6%
Never heard of 11.1% 10.2% 11.6% 11.1% 16.9% 12.2% 11.9%
Can't rate 11.3% 17.0% 16.9% 11.6% 9.5% 17.1% 14.0%
Refused 0.9% 2.8% 1.5% 1.5% 2.4% 3.8% 2.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
2023



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