Religion and Public Life Survey, 2004

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IMPRJOB

(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 the job situation? [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 32.6% 32.6%
John Kerry 53% 85.6%
Neither 5.4% 91%
Don't know/Refused 9.1% 100.1%
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 27.4% 21.8% 38.3% 40.2% 32.1% 31.2% 32.4%
John Kerry 62.3% 57.8% 55.3% 46.6% 50.5% 49.8% 53.4%
Neither 2.4% 7.1% 2.3% 7.0% 6.9% 5.4% 5.2%
Don't know/Refused 8.0% 13.3% 4.0% 6.1% 10.6% 13.6% 9.0%
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 41.8% 39.9% 32.5% 31.4% 27.2% 15.7% 32.6%
John Kerry 40.1% 46.8% 53.6% 58.3% 58.3% 66.5% 53.2%
Neither 8.9% 2.5% 3.4% 5.6% 5.5% 8.6% 5.3%
Don't know/Refused 9.3% 10.8% 10.5% 4.7% 9.1% 9.1% 8.9%
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 22.5% 33.4% 33.1% 36.0% 32.6%
John Kerry 56.9% 52.8% 54.3% 49.8% 52.9%
Neither 6.4% 5.5% 3.7% 6.4% 5.4%
Don't know/Refused 14.2% 8.3% 8.9% 7.8% 9.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
770


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
George W. Bush 33.8% 31.6% 32.6%
John Kerry 53.1% 53.1% 53.1%
Neither 6.0% 4.6% 5.3%
Don't know/Refused 7.1% 10.7% 9.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
773


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
George W. Bush 76.0% 4.2% 26.4% 33.4%
John Kerry 13.1% 87.2% 57.3% 55.1%
Neither 4.2% 1.9% 7.1% 4.1%
Don't know/Refused 6.7% 6.6% 9.2% 7.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
711


Race (I-RACE)

White, not Hispanic Black, not Hispanic Hispanic or other TOTAL
George W. Bush 38.2% 4.4% 27.8% 32.9%
John Kerry 46.9% 80.9% 61.6% 52.9%
Neither 5.1% 5.5% 5.7% 5.2%
Don't know/Refused 9.7% 9.3% 4.9% 8.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
764



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