Religion and Public Life Survey, 2004

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VIEWBUSH

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

Now I'd like your views on some people and organizations. Would you say your overall opinion of George W. Bush is very favorable, mostly favorable, mostly unfavorable, or very unfavorable? [Ask only if FORM = 1.]
  1) Very favorable
  2) Mostly favorable
  3) Mostly unfavorable
  4) Very unfavorable
  8) Can't rate
  9) Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Very favorable 27.4% 27.4%
Mostly favorable 30.5% 57.9%
Mostly unfavorable 16.5% 74.4%
Very unfavorable 22.1% 96.5%
Can't rate 1.7% 98.2%
Refused 1.9% 100.1%
Total N = 739

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65 or older TOTAL
Very favorable 16.9% 29.3% 24.6% 23.5% 35.1% 34.8% 27.4%
Mostly favorable 36.9% 34.8% 33.4% 32.7% 22.3% 21.9% 30.6%
Mostly unfavorable 13.8% 15.5% 16.3% 18.4% 19.4% 14.8% 16.4%
Very unfavorable 29.7% 16.2% 22.8% 23.8% 22.3% 20.4% 22.2%
Can't rate 1.5% 0.7% 3.0% 1.0% 0.5% 3.3% 1.7%
Refused 1.0% 3.4% 0.0% 0.6% 0.5% 4.8% 1.7%
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
Very favorable 42.7% 32.8% 27.4% 23.1% 21.8% 12.3% 27.4%
Mostly favorable 26.5% 32.1% 25.4% 34.0% 34.2% 25.7% 30.3%
Mostly unfavorable 12.8% 13.8% 17.1% 17.3% 20.9% 20.7% 16.7%
Very unfavorable 17.1% 19.2% 23.0% 21.6% 20.9% 38.0% 22.3%
Can't rate 0.0% 1.9% 4.4% 1.2% 0.0% 2.2% 1.7%
Refused 0.9% 0.2% 2.8% 2.7% 2.1% 1.1% 1.6%
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
Very favorable 25.8% 28.8% 30.6% 22.9% 27.3%
Mostly favorable 25.8% 31.2% 31.1% 31.3% 30.5%
Mostly unfavorable 16.3% 13.1% 20.4% 17.8% 16.5%
Very unfavorable 25.8% 22.8% 16.3% 24.5% 22.1%
Can't rate 2.3% 2.5% 0.0% 1.9% 1.7%
Refused 4.1% 1.7% 1.5% 1.6% 2.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
738


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Very favorable 30.2% 24.7% 27.4%
Mostly favorable 32.5% 28.6% 30.5%
Mostly unfavorable 14.5% 18.3% 16.5%
Very unfavorable 19.8% 24.2% 22.1%
Can't rate 1.3% 2.1% 1.7%
Refused 1.7% 2.1% 1.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
739


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
Very favorable 57.9% 5.5% 17.3% 27.4%
Mostly favorable 34.7% 15.8% 40.2% 29.8%
Mostly unfavorable 3.1% 29.7% 18.2% 16.9%
Very unfavorable 2.4% 45.2% 20.9% 22.9%
Can't rate 1.5% 1.3% 2.5% 1.7%
Refused 0.5% 2.6% 0.8% 1.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
707


Race (I-RACE)

White, not Hispanic Black, not Hispanic Hispanic or other TOTAL
Very favorable 32.9% 7.4% 16.3% 27.6%
Mostly favorable 31.9% 17.7% 31.9% 30.3%
Mostly unfavorable 14.2% 28.0% 19.9% 16.6%
Very unfavorable 17.8% 39.4% 30.3% 22.1%
Can't rate 1.8% 1.1% 1.6% 1.7%
Refused 1.5% 6.3% 0.0% 1.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
730



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