Religion and Public Life Survey, 2004

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DESSTAND

(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: Willing to take a stand, even if it's unpopular. [Asked only if FORM = 1.]
  1) Kerry
  2) Bush
  3) Neither
  4) Both equally
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Kerry 27.7% 27.7%
Bush 62.4% 90.1%
Neither 1.6% 91.7%
Both equally 3.8% 95.5%
Don't know/Refused 4.5% 100%
Total N = 739

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65 or older TOTAL
Kerry 30.1% 17.6% 28.9% 29.8% 27.5% 31.5% 27.5%
Bush 59.2% 73.0% 63.1% 65.7% 64.9% 48.9% 62.8%
Neither 1.0% 1.7% 1.8% 0.0% 0.5% 3.3% 1.4%
Both equally 2.0% 5.2% 3.5% 3.8% 5.7% 3.0% 3.9%
Don't know/Refused 7.7% 2.4% 2.7% 0.6% 1.4% 13.3% 4.4%
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 15.7% 24.8% 28.4% 26.4% 35.3% 41.7% 27.9%
Bush 71.9% 66.0% 62.8% 63.8% 56.2% 48.9% 62.5%
Neither 3.8% 0.2% 0.0% 1.5% 2.1% 3.3% 1.5%
Both equally 1.4% 4.5% 1.6% 5.2% 5.5% 3.9% 3.9%
Don't know/Refused 7.1% 4.5% 7.2% 3.0% 0.9% 2.2% 4.2%
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 37.7% 27.1% 25.3% 25.5% 27.7%
Bush 48.2% 63.8% 64.8% 65.4% 62.4%
Neither 0.0% 2.7% 1.8% 0.5% 1.5%
Both equally 4.1% 2.3% 3.3% 6.3% 3.8%
Don't know/Refused 10.0% 4.0% 4.8% 2.3% 4.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
738


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Kerry 23.3% 31.7% 27.6%
Bush 67.3% 57.7% 62.4%
Neither 1.9% 1.3% 1.6%
Both equally 5.5% 2.3% 3.8%
Don't know/Refused 2.0% 6.9% 4.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
739


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
Kerry 5.6% 52.9% 25.5% 28.1%
Bush 88.2% 37.6% 61.8% 62.6%
Neither 0.4% 1.1% 3.0% 1.4%
Both equally 2.5% 2.5% 5.7% 3.5%
Don't know/Refused 3.3% 5.8% 4.0% 4.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
707


Race (I-RACE)

White, not Hispanic Black, not Hispanic Hispanic or other TOTAL
Kerry 23.9% 36.2% 39.7% 27.7%
Bush 67.0% 47.7% 51.2% 62.4%
Neither 1.4% 2.3% 2.0% 1.6%
Both equally 3.7% 5.7% 2.8% 3.8%
Don't know/Refused 4.0% 8.0% 4.4% 4.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
730



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