Religion and Public Life Survey, 2001

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APLEVANC

(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. -- Evangelical Christian churches.
  1) Favor
  2) Oppose
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Favor 51.7% 51.7%
Oppose 35.1% 86.8%
Don't know/Refused 13.1% 99.9%
Total N = 1023

Variable Comparisons

Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Favor 52.4% 51.0% 51.7%
Oppose 37.6% 32.9% 35.2%
Don't know/Refused 10.0% 16.1% 13.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
1023


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent No preference or Don't know/Refused TOTAL
Favor 59.1% 47.0% 53.5% 37.4% 51.8%
Oppose 31.7% 37.2% 35.9% 36.8% 35.2%
Don't know/Refused 9.2% 15.8% 10.5% 25.7% 13.1%
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 53.0% 54.4% 53.5% 46.2% 56.6% 53.4%
Oppose 34.6% 29.8% 35.4% 46.8% 37.4% 34.7%
Don't know/Refused 12.4% 15.8% 11.1% 7.0% 6.1% 11.9%
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 44.2% 54.4% 53.8% 53.4% 53.0% 46.8% 51.8%
Oppose 27.2% 32.5% 36.6% 36.3% 35.4% 50.2% 35.1%
Don't know/Refused 28.5% 13.1% 9.7% 10.3% 11.6% 3.0% 13.1%
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 51.7% 46.6% 42.6% 59.9% 51.9%
Oppose 35.8% 37.6% 34.1% 31.6% 35.1%
Don't know/Refused 12.4% 15.8% 23.3% 8.5% 13.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1017


Age (I-AGE)

18-30 31-40 41-50 51-64 65+ TOTAL
Favor 62.0% 52.2% 49.8% 49.1% 42.1% 52.0%
Oppose 26.3% 38.3% 35.5% 40.2% 38.2% 35.1%
Don't know/Refused 11.7% 9.5% 14.7% 10.7% 19.7% 12.9%
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 51.9% 59.2% 50.4% 51.9% 47.7% 41.2% 52.1%
Oppose 37.2% 28.4% 32.8% 34.7% 43.6% 44.5% 35.2%
Don't know/Refused 11.0% 12.4% 16.8% 13.3% 8.7% 14.3% 12.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1011



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