Religion and Public Life Survey, 2004

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MILCASUA

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

What's your impression about what's happened in Iraq over the past month. Has the number of American military casualties been higher, lower, or about the same as in other recent months? [Ask if FORM = 1.]
  1) Higher
  2) Lower
  3) About the same
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Higher 31.1% 31.1%
Lower 17.5% 48.6%
About the same 42.2% 90.8%
Don't know/Refused 9.2% 100%
Total N = 739

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65 or older TOTAL
Higher 27.6% 24.5% 30.7% 41.1% 32.7% 28.5% 31.1%
Lower 19.9% 19.0% 17.7% 17.1% 17.1% 15.9% 17.7%
About the same 41.3% 38.6% 44.8% 39.2% 45.0% 43.7% 42.0%
Don't know/Refused 11.2% 17.9% 6.8% 2.5% 5.2% 11.9% 9.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
731


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
Higher 28.0% 25.2% 33.7% 34.3% 39.3% 29.1% 31.2%
Lower 19.9% 16.6% 19.0% 16.7% 20.9% 12.3% 17.6%
About the same 40.8% 50.8% 38.9% 39.5% 32.1% 46.4% 42.2%
Don't know/Refused 11.4% 7.4% 8.3% 9.4% 7.7% 12.3% 9.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
733


Education (I-EDUC)

Less than high school Graduated high school Some college College degree or more education TOTAL
Higher 36.4% 32.8% 32.1% 25.5% 31.2%
Lower 7.7% 16.5% 24.4% 17.5% 17.5%
About the same 45.9% 44.5% 30.8% 47.9% 42.3%
Don't know/Refused 10.0% 6.2% 12.7% 9.1% 9.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
738


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Higher 27.6% 34.4% 31.1%
Lower 22.7% 12.6% 17.5%
About the same 42.8% 41.7% 42.2%
Don't know/Refused 6.9% 11.3% 9.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
739


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
Higher 27.8% 37.0% 29.4% 31.5%
Lower 21.8% 13.9% 16.5% 17.5%
About the same 42.5% 41.6% 43.9% 42.6%
Don't know/Refused 7.8% 7.5% 10.2% 8.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
707


Race (I-RACE)

White, not Hispanic Black, not Hispanic Hispanic or other TOTAL
Higher 30.0% 29.9% 37.5% 31.1%
Lower 18.3% 14.9% 15.5% 17.5%
About the same 43.7% 43.1% 33.9% 42.1%
Don't know/Refused 8.0% 12.1% 13.1% 9.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
730



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