Religion and Public Life Survey, 2004

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DESTRUTH

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

As I read a list of phrases, tell me if you think each phrase better describes John Kerry or George W. Bush: Honest and truthful. [Asked only if FORM = 1.]
  1) Kerry
  2) Bush
  3) Neither
  4) Both equally
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Kerry 36.5% 36.5%
Bush 39.3% 75.8%
Neither 13.1% 88.9%
Both equally 2.8% 91.7%
Don't know/Refused 8.4% 100.1%
Total N = 739

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65 or older TOTAL
Kerry 45.9% 32.5% 32.2% 38.7% 34.6% 38.4% 36.5%
Bush 38.8% 38.4% 42.5% 34.9% 46.0% 37.3% 39.4%
Neither 10.2% 15.9% 14.2% 17.8% 8.5% 8.1% 13.0%
Both equally 1.5% 2.4% 3.5% 2.2% 2.4% 4.4% 2.8%
Don't know/Refused 3.6% 10.7% 7.7% 6.3% 8.5% 11.8% 8.3%
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
Kerry 26.7% 30.6% 38.1% 36.8% 44.0% 52.0% 36.8%
Bush 56.7% 49.4% 37.7% 35.9% 23.5% 23.5% 39.2%
Neither 6.2% 9.0% 15.9% 15.2% 20.9% 12.8% 13.1%
Both equally 2.9% 2.9% 1.6% 3.6% 2.1% 3.9% 2.8%
Don't know/Refused 7.6% 8.1% 6.7% 8.5% 9.4% 7.8% 8.1%
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
Kerry 43.6% 32.6% 34.2% 40.8% 36.6%
Bush 32.3% 41.3% 39.3% 40.1% 39.3%
Neither 8.2% 13.6% 16.3% 11.9% 13.1%
Both equally 3.6% 3.5% 2.3% 1.6% 2.7%
Don't know/Refused 12.3% 9.1% 7.9% 5.6% 8.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
738


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Kerry 33.0% 39.8% 36.5%
Bush 41.9% 36.9% 39.3%
Neither 14.6% 11.6% 13.1%
Both equally 3.4% 2.2% 2.8%
Don't know/Refused 7.1% 9.5% 8.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
739


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
Kerry 7.3% 69.9% 35.0% 37.5%
Bush 74.2% 7.7% 35.6% 39.4%
Neither 9.6% 13.1% 16.3% 12.8%
Both equally 2.0% 1.8% 3.8% 2.5%
Don't know/Refused 6.9% 7.5% 9.3% 7.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
707


Race (I-RACE)

White, not Hispanic Black, not Hispanic Hispanic or other TOTAL
Kerry 31.9% 59.4% 45.8% 37.0%
Bush 45.4% 12.0% 28.7% 39.2%
Neither 12.2% 17.1% 10.8% 12.5%
Both equally 2.8% 1.1% 4.4% 2.9%
Don't know/Refused 7.7% 10.3% 10.4% 8.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
730



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