Religion and Public Life Survey, 2004

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IMPRIRAQ

(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: Making wise decisions about what to do in Iraq? [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 42.6% 42.6%
John Kerry 45.7% 88.3%
Neither 3.2% 91.5%
Don't know/Refused 8.5% 100%
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 41.3% 30.3% 49.0% 47.9% 42.7% 40.3% 42.3%
John Kerry 50.7% 59.5% 42.7% 40.9% 44.0% 39.9% 46.0%
Neither 4.2% 5.1% 2.0% 4.6% 0.0% 2.5% 3.2%
Don't know/Refused 3.8% 5.1% 6.3% 6.7% 13.3% 17.3% 8.6%
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 56.4% 46.9% 39.5% 45.1% 35.4% 29.1% 43.0%
John Kerry 30.9% 44.0% 50.4% 45.4% 48.0% 62.2% 46.1%
Neither 5.9% 1.7% 2.5% 1.2% 3.9% 5.1% 3.1%
Don't know/Refused 6.8% 7.4% 7.6% 8.3% 12.6% 3.6% 7.9%
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 34.4% 42.2% 47.0% 43.1% 42.6%
John Kerry 44.5% 44.5% 44.8% 48.4% 45.6%
Neither 2.3% 5.0% 1.5% 2.9% 3.2%
Don't know/Refused 18.8% 8.3% 6.7% 5.6% 8.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
770


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
George W. Bush 46.1% 39.4% 42.6%
John Kerry 44.2% 47.2% 45.7%
Neither 3.2% 3.1% 3.1%
Don't know/Refused 6.5% 10.4% 8.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
773


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
George W. Bush 86.9% 11.3% 41.9% 44.1%
John Kerry 7.8% 79.3% 46.0% 47.0%
Neither 3.0% 2.1% 3.4% 2.8%
Don't know/Refused 2.2% 7.3% 8.7% 6.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
711


Race (I-RACE)

White, not Hispanic Black, not Hispanic Hispanic or other TOTAL
George W. Bush 49.7% 11.5% 32.8% 42.9%
John Kerry 40.1% 69.4% 56.1% 45.8%
Neither 2.4% 3.8% 5.3% 3.0%
Don't know/Refused 7.7% 15.3% 5.7% 8.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
764



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