Religion and Public Life Survey, 2001

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APLCHAR

(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. -- Charitable organizations that have a religious affiliation.
  1) Favor
  2) Oppose
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Favor 69.2% 69.2%
Oppose 25.6% 94.8%
Don't know/Refused 5.1% 99.9%
Total N = 2041

Variable Comparisons

Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Favor 67.4% 70.9% 69.2%
Oppose 28.7% 22.8% 25.6%
Don't know/Refused 3.8% 6.3% 5.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
2041


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent No preference or Don't know/Refused TOTAL
Favor 75.0% 66.1% 69.7% 61.7% 69.4%
Oppose 21.8% 28.8% 26.2% 22.6% 25.6%
Don't know/Refused 3.2% 5.1% 4.1% 15.7% 5.0%
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 73.7% 74.2% 71.3% 63.7% 67.0% 71.7%
Oppose 22.2% 21.9% 24.7% 32.5% 29.6% 24.4%
Don't know/Refused 4.1% 3.9% 4.0% 3.7% 3.4% 3.9%
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 66.6% 70.9% 66.2% 73.1% 67.9% 63.0% 69.4%
Oppose 28.1% 22.9% 22.7% 23.7% 26.5% 34.9% 25.5%
Don't know/Refused 5.4% 6.2% 11.1% 3.2% 5.7% 2.1% 5.1%
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
Favor 69.1% 68.9% 60.2% 73.9% 69.5%
Oppose 25.8% 26.6% 28.9% 22.9% 25.5%
Don't know/Refused 5.1% 4.5% 10.9% 3.1% 5.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
2031


Age (I-AGE)

18-30 31-40 41-50 51-64 65+ TOTAL
Favor 81.3% 70.5% 71.7% 63.2% 55.1% 69.5%
Oppose 15.6% 24.8% 23.7% 33.1% 34.8% 25.5%
Don't know/Refused 3.1% 4.7% 4.6% 3.7% 10.1% 5.0%
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 74.9% 71.9% 73.2% 71.8% 63.0% 48.6% 69.6%
Oppose 20.9% 23.1% 23.8% 23.6% 30.8% 43.1% 25.5%
Don't know/Refused 4.2% 5.1% 3.0% 4.7% 6.2% 8.4% 4.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
2023



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