Religion and Public Life Survey, 2001

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APLINDV

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

For each specific religious group, please indicate whether you would favor or oppose this group applying for government funds to provide social services to people who need them. -- Individual churches, synagogues and other houses of worship.
  1) Favor
  2) Oppose
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Favor 60.5% 60.5%
Oppose 34.7% 95.2%
Don't know/Refused 4.9% 100.1%
Total N = 2041

Variable Comparisons

Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Favor 58.9% 61.9% 60.5%
Oppose 37.2% 32.3% 34.7%
Don't know/Refused 3.8% 5.8% 4.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
2041


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent No preference or Don't know/Refused TOTAL
Favor 65.5% 57.9% 60.2% 55.5% 60.6%
Oppose 31.8% 37.1% 36.3% 28.0% 34.6%
Don't know/Refused 2.7% 5.0% 3.5% 16.5% 4.8%
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 63.2% 64.2% 61.8% 53.9% 62.0% 62.3%
Oppose 33.2% 32.4% 35.1% 43.1% 34.0% 34.4%
Don't know/Refused 3.6% 3.4% 3.0% 3.1% 4.0% 3.4%
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 58.6% 63.7% 58.0% 63.0% 59.5% 49.7% 60.6%
Oppose 32.0% 32.5% 30.9% 34.0% 34.9% 48.7% 34.6%
Don't know/Refused 9.4% 3.8% 11.1% 3.0% 5.7% 1.6% 4.8%
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 61.0% 57.6% 51.5% 65.3% 60.7%
Oppose 34.9% 36.7% 37.3% 31.5% 34.6%
Don't know/Refused 4.1% 5.7% 11.2% 3.2% 4.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
2031


Age (I-AGE)

18-30 31-40 41-50 51-64 65+ TOTAL
Favor 70.3% 65.5% 60.0% 57.6% 44.9% 60.7%
Oppose 26.6% 30.2% 35.9% 40.0% 44.9% 34.7%
Don't know/Refused 3.1% 4.3% 4.2% 2.5% 10.3% 4.6%
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 66.9% 59.3% 64.5% 64.8% 56.2% 42.5% 60.7%
Oppose 28.9% 34.5% 32.2% 32.0% 40.4% 48.6% 34.6%
Don't know/Refused 4.2% 6.3% 3.3% 3.2% 3.4% 9.0% 4.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
2023



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