Religion and Public Life Survey, 2004

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VIEWKERR

(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 John Kerry 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
  5) Never heard of
  8) Can't rate
  9) Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Very favorable 22.9% 22.9%
Mostly favorable 33.5% 56.4%
Mostly unfavorable 21.4% 77.8%
Very unfavorable 14.4% 92.2%
Never heard of .9% 93.1%
Can't rate 5.3% 98.4%
Refused 1.7% 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 21.4% 19.7% 19.5% 24.1% 25.6% 27.8% 22.8%
Mostly favorable 44.9% 33.9% 41.3% 33.2% 24.6% 23.0% 33.6%
Mostly unfavorable 21.9% 23.2% 19.2% 23.1% 25.1% 17.0% 21.4%
Very unfavorable 8.7% 13.1% 13.0% 16.1% 19.9% 16.7% 14.6%
Never heard of 0.0% 0.0% 0.9% 2.2% 0.0% 1.9% 0.9%
Can't rate 3.1% 6.2% 5.3% 0.6% 3.8% 10.4% 4.9%
Refused 0.0% 3.8% 0.9% 0.6% 0.9% 3.3% 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 22.4% 17.1% 25.5% 23.1% 22.9% 33.3% 22.9%
Mostly favorable 20.0% 29.0% 34.7% 37.4% 43.2% 39.5% 33.6%
Mostly unfavorable 32.9% 26.2% 20.3% 19.1% 16.5% 8.5% 21.4%
Very unfavorable 16.7% 19.8% 12.4% 10.3% 11.9% 13.0% 14.4%
Never heard of 0.0% 1.2% 0.0% 1.5% 1.3% 1.1% 0.9%
Can't rate 7.1% 4.3% 6.0% 5.8% 4.2% 2.3% 5.0%
Refused 1.0% 2.4% 1.2% 2.7% 0.0% 2.3% 1.7%
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 33.8% 23.1% 17.6% 22.2% 23.0%
Mostly favorable 26.0% 31.7% 35.5% 38.2% 33.5%
Mostly unfavorable 16.0% 20.1% 25.0% 22.2% 21.3%
Very unfavorable 8.2% 17.1% 16.1% 12.2% 14.4%
Never heard of 4.1% 0.5% 0.5% 0.0% 0.9%
Can't rate 10.0% 5.2% 4.8% 3.3% 5.3%
Refused 1.8% 2.3% 0.5% 1.9% 1.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
738


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Very favorable 21.2% 24.5% 22.9%
Mostly favorable 31.4% 35.5% 33.5%
Mostly unfavorable 24.9% 18.1% 21.4%
Very unfavorable 16.9% 12.0% 14.4%
Never heard of 0.6% 1.1% 0.9%
Can't rate 2.9% 7.5% 5.3%
Refused 2.0% 1.3% 1.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
739


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
Very favorable 4.9% 49.3% 15.5% 23.6%
Mostly favorable 18.5% 40.5% 43.0% 33.6%
Mostly unfavorable 38.8% 3.8% 23.1% 21.9%
Very unfavorable 28.1% 2.4% 11.0% 14.0%
Never heard of 0.9% 0.0% 2.1% 1.0%
Can't rate 6.4% 2.7% 5.3% 4.8%
Refused 2.4% 1.3% 0.0% 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 17.4% 40.2% 38.2% 23.1%
Mostly favorable 34.1% 39.1% 27.9% 33.7%
Mostly unfavorable 24.8% 6.9% 13.1% 21.1%
Very unfavorable 16.1% 4.6% 13.1% 14.4%
Never heard of 1.2% 0.0% 0.0% 0.9%
Can't rate 5.2% 4.0% 6.4% 5.3%
Refused 1.3% 5.2% 1.2% 1.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
730



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