Religion and Public Life Survey, 2004

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PRESTHOU

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

How much thought have you given to the coming presidential election: quite a lot or only a little?
  1) Quite a lot
  2) Some
  3) Little
  4) None
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Quite a lot 62.2% 62.2%
Some 1.8% 64%
Little 31.8% 95.8%
None 3.1% 98.9%
Don't know/Refused 1% 99.9%
Total N = 1512

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65 or older TOTAL
Quite a lot 49.9% 57.6% 60.7% 65.8% 71.9% 65.8% 62.1%
Some 1.7% 1.4% 2.5% 2.3% 1.2% 2.0% 1.9%
Little 45.0% 37.7% 33.2% 28.7% 21.6% 26.8% 32.0%
None 2.4% 2.6% 3.1% 3.1% 3.5% 4.0% 3.1%
Don't know/Refused 1.0% 0.7% 0.6% 0.0% 1.9% 1.5% 0.8%
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
Quite a lot 65.1% 70.5% 62.2% 57.8% 58.7% 55.3% 62.5%
Some 2.9% 1.2% 3.9% 0.8% 2.5% 0.5% 1.9%
Little 26.6% 25.9% 29.2% 38.6% 34.4% 38.8% 31.8%
None 4.9% 1.9% 2.7% 2.3% 3.5% 3.7% 2.9%
Don't know/Refused 0.4% 0.5% 2.1% 0.6% 1.0% 1.6% 0.9%
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
Quite a lot 40.6% 57.5% 64.9% 77.0% 62.2%
Some 2.1% 1.8% 1.9% 1.7% 1.8%
Little 49.1% 34.9% 30.4% 20.5% 31.9%
None 7.3% 4.3% 1.8% 0.3% 3.1%
Don't know/Refused 0.9% 1.5% 1.1% 0.5% 1.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1508


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Quite a lot 61.7% 62.7% 62.2%
Some 2.4% 1.3% 1.8%
Little 32.1% 31.7% 31.9%
None 3.4% 2.8% 3.1%
Don't know/Refused 0.5% 1.6% 1.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
1512


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
Quite a lot 68.4% 65.0% 56.7% 63.7%
Some 2.5% 1.1% 1.4% 1.7%
Little 25.8% 31.1% 36.6% 30.9%
None 2.5% 2.1% 4.3% 2.8%
Don't know/Refused 0.9% 0.7% 1.0% 0.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1418


Race (I-RACE)

White, not Hispanic Black, not Hispanic Hispanic or other TOTAL
Quite a lot 63.4% 59.9% 56.0% 61.9%
Some 2.0% 1.4% 1.4% 1.8%
Little 30.2% 34.2% 39.9% 32.1%
None 3.3% 2.8% 2.3% 3.1%
Don't know/Refused 1.1% 1.7% 0.4% 1.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1494



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