Religion and Public Life Survey, 2004

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DESEARTH

(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: Is down to earth. [Asked only if FORM = 1.]
  1) Kerry
  2) Bush
  3) Neither
  4) Both equally
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Kerry 40% 40%
Bush 44.8% 84.8%
Neither 5.6% 90.4%
Both equally 4.4% 94.8%
Don't know/Refused 5.2% 100%
Total N = 739

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65 or older TOTAL
Kerry 52.8% 38.8% 37.8% 36.0% 37.4% 40.7% 39.9%
Bush 35.5% 44.3% 46.6% 46.5% 49.3% 45.2% 44.9%
Neither 6.1% 3.8% 5.6% 7.3% 7.6% 4.1% 5.7%
Both equally 0.0% 7.3% 6.5% 4.5% 3.3% 2.2% 4.3%
Don't know/Refused 5.6% 5.9% 3.5% 5.7% 2.4% 7.8% 5.2%
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 26.2% 35.4% 40.1% 41.9% 46.6% 55.3% 40.0%
Bush 57.1% 53.2% 46.4% 44.3% 35.5% 24.0% 45.1%
Neither 3.8% 4.3% 3.6% 5.5% 8.5% 10.1% 5.6%
Both equally 7.1% 2.6% 4.4% 0.3% 9.4% 6.1% 4.4%
Don't know/Refused 5.7% 4.5% 5.6% 8.0% 0.0% 4.5% 4.9%
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 51.8% 42.3% 34.1% 36.6% 40.1%
Bush 34.1% 46.1% 45.8% 47.1% 44.7%
Neither 1.8% 3.2% 8.7% 8.2% 5.6%
Both equally 4.1% 3.2% 7.4% 3.5% 4.4%
Don't know/Refused 8.2% 5.2% 4.1% 4.7% 5.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
738


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Kerry 36.1% 43.7% 40.0%
Bush 47.8% 42.0% 44.8%
Neither 7.3% 4.0% 5.6%
Both equally 5.5% 3.4% 4.4%
Don't know/Refused 3.3% 6.9% 5.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
739


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
Kerry 14.0% 72.1% 34.7% 40.5%
Bush 74.9% 14.6% 46.4% 45.3%
Neither 4.2% 4.6% 7.8% 5.4%
Both equally 3.5% 2.9% 6.4% 4.1%
Don't know/Refused 3.5% 5.8% 4.7% 4.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
707


Race (I-RACE)

White, not Hispanic Black, not Hispanic Hispanic or other TOTAL
Kerry 34.4% 62.3% 52.2% 40.1%
Bush 52.3% 10.9% 33.5% 44.9%
Neither 6.2% 2.3% 3.2% 5.3%
Both equally 3.4% 11.4% 4.4% 4.4%
Don't know/Refused 3.7% 13.1% 6.8% 5.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
730



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