Religion and Public Life Survey, 2001

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FAVEPIS

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

ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO COMPLETED FORM 1B. Now I'd like your views on some specific religious groups. Is your overall opinion of Episcopalians 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 9.9% 9.9%
Mostly favorable 43.8% 53.7%
Mostly unfavorable 5.9% 59.6%
Very unfavorable 3.4% 63%
Never heard of 9.4% 72.4%
Can't rate 23.8% 96.2%
Refused 3.9% 100.1%
Total N = 533

Variable Comparisons

Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Very favorable 10.5% 9.2% 9.8%
Mostly favorable 42.1% 45.4% 43.8%
Mostly unfavorable 6.3% 5.6% 5.9%
Very unfavorable 4.2% 2.6% 3.4%
Never heard of 11.2% 7.7% 9.4%
Can't rate 21.0% 26.4% 23.7%
Refused 4.7% 3.1% 3.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
533


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent No preference or Don't know/Refused TOTAL
Very favorable 10.9% 8.0% 11.4% 9.0% 9.8%
Mostly favorable 50.5% 42.5% 41.4% 29.5% 43.9%
Mostly unfavorable 4.5% 6.8% 6.8% 2.6% 5.8%
Very unfavorable 4.8% 3.7% 0.0% 9.0% 3.4%
Never heard of 5.9% 11.0% 9.8% 15.4% 9.3%
Can't rate 22.1% 22.4% 26.1% 30.8% 23.8%
Refused 1.3% 5.7% 4.6% 3.8% 3.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
533


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 9.4% 7.5% 8.4% 6.8% 20.3% 9.6%
Mostly favorable 31.9% 45.8% 46.6% 73.0% 49.2% 45.8%
Mostly unfavorable 14.7% 4.2% 4.5% 2.7% 0.0% 5.7%
Very unfavorable 6.8% 5.6% 1.0% 4.1% 0.0% 3.6%
Never heard of 13.1% 8.5% 11.0% 5.4% 1.7% 9.1%
Can't rate 23.0% 24.8% 23.9% 2.7% 26.3% 22.7%
Refused 1.0% 3.6% 4.5% 5.4% 2.5% 3.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
445


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 5.7% 4.1% 0.0% 17.4% 14.4% 12.7% 9.8%
Mostly favorable 31.4% 38.3% 50.9% 39.9% 59.0% 58.2% 43.8%
Mostly unfavorable 2.9% 7.3% 12.7% 6.2% 5.6% 3.0% 5.9%
Very unfavorable 10.3% 4.9% 0.0% 1.8% 0.0% 0.0% 3.4%
Never heard of 23.4% 12.0% 0.0% 6.5% 2.1% 3.7% 9.3%
Can't rate 24.6% 26.6% 36.4% 24.3% 15.4% 20.9% 23.8%
Refused 1.7% 6.8% 0.0% 4.0% 3.6% 1.5% 4.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
533


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Married Divorced/Separated Widowed Never been married TOTAL
Very favorable 11.7% 9.9% 6.3% 7.5% 9.9%
Mostly favorable 47.1% 37.4% 37.9% 43.1% 43.8%
Mostly unfavorable 4.4% 9.9% 5.3% 6.4% 5.8%
Very unfavorable 2.4% 2.5% 5.3% 5.7% 3.4%
Never heard of 8.6% 8.4% 11.6% 11.7% 9.5%
Can't rate 22.5% 26.6% 28.4% 23.1% 23.8%
Refused 3.4% 5.4% 5.3% 2.5% 3.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
531


Age (I-AGE)

18-30 31-40 41-50 51-64 65+ TOTAL
Very favorable 9.4% 11.6% 8.5% 8.5% 13.7% 10.1%
Mostly favorable 36.9% 45.2% 46.3% 47.9% 41.0% 43.3%
Mostly unfavorable 6.4% 4.0% 8.8% 7.1% 1.9% 6.0%
Very unfavorable 4.7% 3.2% 1.1% 3.8% 5.0% 3.4%
Never heard of 15.4% 6.4% 8.8% 6.2% 8.7% 9.5%
Can't rate 23.2% 26.4% 24.3% 21.3% 23.6% 23.8%
Refused 4.0% 3.2% 2.2% 5.2% 6.2% 3.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
526


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 10.6% 13.9% 10.6% 7.1% 5.5% 9.7% 10.2%
Mostly favorable 49.3% 41.6% 41.2% 54.7% 49.7% 22.6% 44.4%
Mostly unfavorable 3.9% 5.0% 7.5% 4.1% 4.2% 9.7% 5.4%
Very unfavorable 1.4% 3.5% 5.8% 1.2% 1.8% 9.7% 3.5%
Never heard of 9.2% 12.9% 9.3% 6.5% 9.1% 7.5% 9.7%
Can't rate 22.7% 19.6% 21.7% 22.9% 23.6% 40.9% 23.3%
Refused 2.9% 3.5% 4.0% 3.5% 6.1% 0.0% 3.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
523



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