Religion and Public Life Survey, 2001

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(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 motion picture and entertainment television industry 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 7.9% 7.9%
Mostly favorable 42.6% 50.5%
Mostly unfavorable 30.7% 81.2%
Very unfavorable 14.5% 95.7%
Never heard of .4% 96.1%
Can't rate 3% 99.1%
Refused .8% 99.9%
Total N = 2041

Variable Comparisons

Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Very favorable 9.8% 6.3% 7.9%
Mostly favorable 44.5% 40.9% 42.6%
Mostly unfavorable 28.2% 33.0% 30.7%
Very unfavorable 13.5% 15.5% 14.5%
Never heard of 0.2% 0.5% 0.4%
Can't rate 3.0% 3.1% 3.0%
Refused 0.8% 0.7% 0.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
2041


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent No preference or Don't know/Refused TOTAL
Very favorable 5.8% 10.4% 8.3% 3.5% 8.0%
Mostly favorable 34.8% 46.6% 46.5% 41.7% 42.7%
Mostly unfavorable 37.2% 26.3% 28.7% 33.6% 30.7%
Very unfavorable 19.7% 11.0% 13.0% 15.9% 14.5%
Never heard of 0.2% 0.4% 0.5% 0.6% 0.4%
Can't rate 1.8% 4.3% 2.6% 3.5% 3.0%
Refused 0.4% 1.0% 0.3% 1.2% 0.7%
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 9.2% 9.6% 6.7% 3.1% 7.9% 7.9%
Mostly favorable 41.4% 44.0% 46.2% 46.1% 41.8% 44.1%
Mostly unfavorable 27.6% 29.1% 32.9% 38.6% 33.9% 31.2%
Very unfavorable 18.1% 13.7% 10.5% 11.2% 12.6% 13.4%
Never heard of 0.0% 0.3% 0.4% 0.0% 0.8% 0.3%
Can't rate 3.2% 2.7% 2.8% 0.3% 1.6% 2.5%
Refused 0.5% 0.6% 0.5% 0.7% 1.3% 0.6%
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 10.0% 9.5% 4.3% 8.3% 5.3% 3.5% 7.9%
Mostly favorable 39.4% 42.8% 40.9% 42.4% 42.7% 48.5% 42.6%
Mostly unfavorable 23.8% 29.0% 29.3% 32.0% 37.4% 35.1% 30.8%
Very unfavorable 18.3% 15.0% 24.0% 13.0% 11.4% 11.1% 14.5%
Never heard of 0.3% 0.7% 0.0% 0.2% 0.6% 0.0% 0.4%
Can't rate 6.7% 2.1% 1.4% 3.4% 2.4% 1.6% 3.1%
Refused 1.5% 0.9% 0.0% 0.7% 0.3% 0.2% 0.7%
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 4.5% 8.1% 3.9% 17.0% 8.0%
Mostly favorable 40.7% 43.2% 23.9% 52.8% 42.6%
Mostly unfavorable 34.4% 32.0% 36.2% 19.9% 30.7%
Very unfavorable 16.0% 13.9% 27.2% 7.5% 14.5%
Never heard of 0.3% 0.0% 0.6% 0.8% 0.4%
Can't rate 3.4% 2.9% 6.2% 1.5% 3.0%
Refused 0.8% 0.0% 2.0% 0.6% 0.7%
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 16.4% 6.5% 5.4% 5.4% 2.8% 7.8%
Mostly favorable 55.2% 51.0% 44.3% 33.8% 21.7% 42.7%
Mostly unfavorable 18.9% 30.5% 35.7% 35.5% 37.5% 30.8%
Very unfavorable 7.7% 8.7% 9.4% 20.7% 30.4% 14.4%
Never heard of 0.6% 0.0% 0.3% 0.7% 0.3% 0.4%
Can't rate 0.6% 3.1% 4.0% 2.8% 5.7% 3.1%
Refused 0.6% 0.2% 0.9% 0.9% 1.6% 0.8%
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 4.1% 4.7% 7.4% 11.3% 11.5% 13.9% 7.9%
Mostly favorable 26.0% 38.3% 50.4% 49.3% 52.1% 46.7% 42.7%
Mostly unfavorable 38.6% 35.5% 29.6% 26.1% 25.1% 18.3% 30.6%
Very unfavorable 26.7% 15.3% 9.6% 12.2% 6.7% 15.7% 14.6%
Never heard of 0.2% 0.3% 0.3% 0.0% 0.9% 1.2% 0.4%
Can't rate 3.5% 5.0% 1.5% 0.4% 3.7% 4.1% 3.1%
Refused 0.9% 0.9% 1.3% 0.6% 0.0% 0.3% 0.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
2023



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