Religion and Public Life Survey, 2001

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APLCHSCI

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

ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO COMPLETED FORM 1. 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. -- The Church of Scientology.
  1) Favor
  2) Oppose
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Favor 25.6% 25.6%
Oppose 52.4% 78%
Don't know/Refused 22% 100%
Total N = 1023

Variable Comparisons

Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Favor 25.2% 25.9% 25.6%
Oppose 55.6% 49.4% 52.4%
Don't know/Refused 19.2% 24.7% 22.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
1023


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent No preference or Don't know/Refused TOTAL
Favor 26.2% 25.1% 26.7% 21.6% 25.6%
Oppose 57.4% 52.8% 50.5% 37.4% 52.4%
Don't know/Refused 16.4% 22.2% 22.8% 40.9% 22.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1023


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 27.6% 25.6% 23.6% 38.2% 27.3% 26.6%
Oppose 48.6% 53.2% 56.0% 52.9% 60.6% 53.8%
Don't know/Refused 23.8% 21.2% 20.4% 8.9% 12.1% 19.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
861


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 21.7% 24.9% 23.4% 30.7% 23.0% 24.7% 25.6%
Oppose 42.2% 49.3% 57.4% 54.0% 57.0% 63.8% 52.4%
Don't know/Refused 36.1% 25.8% 19.1% 15.3% 20.0% 11.5% 22.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1020


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Married Divorced/Separated Widowed Never been married TOTAL
Favor 23.2% 25.2% 12.6% 36.0% 25.6%
Oppose 55.8% 50.5% 46.3% 48.4% 52.4%
Don't know/Refused 21.0% 24.3% 41.1% 15.7% 21.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1017


Age (I-AGE)

18-30 31-40 41-50 51-64 65+ TOTAL
Favor 35.1% 31.7% 24.3% 18.8% 10.0% 25.5%
Oppose 41.9% 51.1% 57.1% 60.4% 57.3% 52.8%
Don't know/Refused 23.0% 17.2% 18.6% 20.8% 32.7% 21.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1010


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 16.7% 24.6% 25.6% 30.4% 35.2% 20.4% 25.6%
Oppose 65.3% 51.3% 49.4% 47.9% 48.0% 55.8% 52.7%
Don't know/Refused 18.0% 24.1% 25.1% 21.7% 16.8% 23.8% 21.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1011



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