Religion and Public Life Survey, 2004

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DESLEAD

(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: A strong leader. [Asked only if FORM = 1.]
  1) Kerry
  2) Bush
  3) Neither
  4) Both equally
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Kerry 34.6% 34.6%
Bush 55.1% 89.7%
Neither 2.4% 92.1%
Both equally 3.1% 95.2%
Don't know/Refused 4.7% 99.9%
Total N = 739

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65 or older TOTAL
Kerry 42.3% 24.6% 34.2% 37.3% 31.8% 39.6% 34.7%
Bush 47.4% 59.9% 57.5% 51.6% 64.9% 51.1% 55.5%
Neither 0.0% 5.2% 1.8% 3.2% 0.5% 1.5% 2.2%
Both equally 4.1% 5.2% 3.5% 2.5% 0.5% 2.2% 3.1%
Don't know/Refused 6.1% 5.2% 2.9% 5.4% 2.4% 5.6% 4.6%
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 23.2% 32.3% 35.5% 34.1% 39.6% 49.7% 35.0%
Bush 71.1% 58.9% 57.0% 56.7% 44.7% 35.8% 55.1%
Neither 1.4% 2.6% 2.0% 2.1% 3.4% 2.8% 2.4%
Both equally 0.9% 3.1% 1.2% 2.1% 6.0% 5.6% 3.0%
Don't know/Refused 3.3% 3.1% 4.4% 4.9% 6.4% 6.1% 4.5%
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 43.4% 34.1% 29.3% 35.7% 34.6%
Bush 50.2% 56.0% 59.2% 52.4% 55.1%
Neither 2.3% 1.8% 2.6% 3.7% 2.6%
Both equally 2.3% 2.5% 4.1% 3.5% 3.1%
Don't know/Refused 1.8% 5.5% 4.8% 4.7% 4.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
738


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Kerry 30.0% 38.8% 34.6%
Bush 58.6% 51.9% 55.1%
Neither 1.9% 2.9% 2.4%
Both equally 4.1% 2.3% 3.2%
Don't know/Refused 5.5% 4.0% 4.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
739


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
Kerry 5.1% 67.9% 33.7% 35.6%
Bush 89.3% 21.9% 53.2% 54.9%
Neither 2.2% 3.3% 1.7% 2.4%
Both equally 2.5% 1.3% 5.5% 3.0%
Don't know/Refused 0.9% 5.6% 5.9% 4.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
707


Race (I-RACE)

White, not Hispanic Black, not Hispanic Hispanic or other TOTAL
Kerry 29.2% 56.3% 45.8% 34.7%
Bush 61.9% 23.0% 46.6% 55.3%
Neither 2.6% 4.6% 0.0% 2.4%
Both equally 3.1% 5.2% 0.8% 3.0%
Don't know/Refused 3.3% 10.9% 6.8% 4.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
730



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