Religion and Public Life Survey, 2004

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IMPRECON

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

Regardless of who you support, which one of the presidential candidates - George W. Bush or John Kerry - do you think would do the best job of: Improving economic conditions? [Asked only if FORM = 2.]
  1) George W. Bush
  2) John Kerry
  3) Neither
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
George W. Bush 34.8% 34.8%
John Kerry 51.1% 85.9%
Neither 3.5% 89.4%
Don't know/Refused 10.5% 99.9%
Total N = 773

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65 or older TOTAL
George W. Bush 34.0% 23.1% 39.5% 42.1% 36.4% 30.1% 34.5%
John Kerry 52.8% 65.6% 52.2% 45.7% 49.8% 42.7% 51.5%
Neither 0.9% 4.4% 1.4% 6.1% 1.4% 5.7% 3.5%
Don't know/Refused 12.3% 6.8% 6.9% 6.1% 12.4% 21.5% 10.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
761


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
George W. Bush 48.7% 42.8% 31.6% 29.7% 29.8% 24.0% 35.2%
John Kerry 35.6% 42.8% 57.8% 59.1% 56.1% 62.2% 51.5%
Neither 5.9% 1.2% 3.0% 3.6% 3.9% 6.1% 3.6%
Don't know/Refused 9.7% 13.1% 7.6% 7.7% 10.2% 7.7% 9.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
762


Education (I-EDUC)

Less than high school Graduated high school Some college College degree or more education TOTAL
George W. Bush 26.0% 30.4% 42.0% 38.8% 34.8%
John Kerry 50.7% 53.7% 47.4% 50.6% 51.0%
Neither 2.3% 5.1% 2.2% 3.3% 3.6%
Don't know/Refused 21.0% 10.7% 8.4% 7.3% 10.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
770


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
George W. Bush 35.0% 34.7% 34.9%
John Kerry 51.7% 50.4% 51.0%
Neither 4.3% 2.9% 3.6%
Don't know/Refused 8.9% 12.0% 10.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
773


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
George W. Bush 77.9% 5.5% 32.0% 36.1%
John Kerry 10.5% 87.9% 52.9% 53.2%
Neither 3.8% 1.1% 4.8% 3.0%
Don't know/Refused 7.8% 5.5% 10.3% 7.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
711


Race (I-RACE)

White, not Hispanic Black, not Hispanic Hispanic or other TOTAL
George W. Bush 41.3% 6.6% 25.6% 35.1%
John Kerry 43.6% 82.3% 66.0% 51.3%
Neither 3.6% 0.6% 3.8% 3.3%
Don't know/Refused 11.6% 10.5% 4.6% 10.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
764



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