Religion and Public Life Survey, 2004

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TRPSIRAQ

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

Do you think the U.S. should keep military troops in Iraq until the situation has stabilized, or do you think the U.S. should bring its troops home as soon as possible?
  1) Keep troops in Iraq
  2) Bring troops home
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Keep troops in Iraq 53.8% 53.8%
Bring troops home 42.4% 96.2%
Don't know/Refused 3.8% 100%
Total N = 1512

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65 or older TOTAL
Keep troops in Iraq 40.8% 47.5% 54.8% 56.3% 68.3% 53.8% 53.7%
Bring troops home 53.8% 47.7% 42.9% 40.1% 30.5% 41.1% 42.6%
Don't know/Refused 5.4% 4.8% 2.3% 3.6% 1.2% 5.1% 3.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1492


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
Keep troops in Iraq 55.3% 53.9% 53.8% 58.2% 53.4% 46.5% 54.0%
Bring troops home 39.1% 42.9% 44.6% 37.3% 43.1% 48.7% 42.2%
Don't know/Refused 5.6% 3.3% 1.6% 4.5% 3.5% 4.8% 3.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1495


Education (I-EDUC)

Less than high school Graduated high school Some college College degree or more education TOTAL
Keep troops in Iraq 38.1% 50.3% 54.1% 66.4% 53.8%
Bring troops home 60.7% 46.8% 41.4% 28.1% 42.4%
Don't know/Refused 1.1% 2.9% 4.5% 5.6% 3.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1508


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Keep troops in Iraq 60.1% 48.1% 53.9%
Bring troops home 36.8% 47.6% 42.4%
Don't know/Refused 3.1% 4.3% 3.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
1512


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
Keep troops in Iraq 78.5% 32.7% 54.5% 54.4%
Bring troops home 19.5% 63.9% 41.0% 42.3%
Don't know/Refused 2.0% 3.3% 4.5% 3.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1418


Race (I-RACE)

White, not Hispanic Black, not Hispanic Hispanic or other TOTAL
Keep troops in Iraq 60.7% 21.8% 44.4% 53.9%
Bring troops home 35.7% 73.7% 52.3% 42.4%
Don't know/Refused 3.6% 4.5% 3.3% 3.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1494



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