Religion and Public Life Survey, 2004

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VIEWLAUR

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

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Very favorable 35% 35%
Mostly favorable 34.8% 69.8%
Mostly unfavorable 10.9% 80.7%
Very unfavorable 7.6% 88.3%
Never heard of 1.5% 89.8%
Can't rate 8.5% 98.3%
Refused 1.6% 99.9%
Total N = 739

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65 or older TOTAL
Very favorable 23.4% 28.3% 26.8% 36.0% 47.4% 50.7% 35.1%
Mostly favorable 23.9% 35.9% 44.0% 39.7% 33.2% 24.1% 34.5%
Mostly unfavorable 12.2% 9.3% 17.7% 7.9% 9.0% 8.5% 11.0%
Very unfavorable 20.3% 11.7% 3.5% 6.0% 4.3% 4.1% 7.7%
Never heard of 5.6% 1.7% 0.0% 2.8% 0.0% 0.4% 1.6%
Can't rate 13.7% 10.7% 6.2% 6.0% 4.7% 10.7% 8.4%
Refused 1.0% 2.4% 1.8% 1.6% 1.4% 1.5% 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 44.3% 42.6% 32.7% 31.3% 31.5% 20.7% 35.0%
Mostly favorable 31.0% 32.1% 41.4% 34.7% 42.1% 28.5% 35.0%
Mostly unfavorable 7.6% 10.2% 9.6% 9.1% 8.9% 22.3% 10.7%
Very unfavorable 5.2% 5.0% 10.0% 10.3% 8.1% 7.8% 7.6%
Never heard of 3.3% 1.2% 0.0% 1.8% 3.0% 0.0% 1.5%
Can't rate 7.6% 7.9% 6.4% 9.4% 4.7% 17.3% 8.5%
Refused 1.0% 1.0% 0.0% 3.3% 1.7% 3.4% 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 25.8% 39.0% 38.0% 31.2% 35.0%
Mostly favorable 30.3% 33.5% 31.1% 42.2% 34.8%
Mostly unfavorable 10.0% 11.2% 11.2% 10.7% 10.9%
Very unfavorable 19.9% 7.4% 5.4% 3.7% 7.6%
Never heard of 4.1% 1.5% 1.8% 0.2% 1.6%
Can't rate 10.0% 5.9% 10.2% 10.0% 8.5%
Refused 0.0% 1.5% 2.3% 1.9% 1.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
738


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Very favorable 33.5% 36.5% 35.1%
Mostly favorable 36.4% 33.3% 34.8%
Mostly unfavorable 6.4% 15.0% 10.9%
Very unfavorable 9.0% 6.3% 7.6%
Never heard of 2.0% 1.1% 1.5%
Can't rate 10.1% 7.0% 8.5%
Refused 2.5% 0.7% 1.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
739


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
Very favorable 58.2% 17.9% 28.7% 35.2%
Mostly favorable 31.3% 34.6% 39.3% 34.8%
Mostly unfavorable 1.1% 22.4% 9.3% 11.0%
Very unfavorable 1.6% 13.3% 8.9% 7.9%
Never heard of 0.2% 2.4% 2.3% 1.6%
Can't rate 6.5% 8.7% 9.6% 8.2%
Refused 1.1% 0.7% 1.9% 1.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
707


Race (I-RACE)

White, not Hispanic Black, not Hispanic Hispanic or other TOTAL
Very favorable 39.8% 13.8% 28.4% 35.3%
Mostly favorable 37.8% 31.6% 24.0% 35.0%
Mostly unfavorable 7.4% 22.4% 18.8% 10.8%
Very unfavorable 4.9% 14.9% 16.0% 7.7%
Never heard of 0.8% 3.4% 3.6% 1.5%
Can't rate 7.9% 9.8% 8.0% 8.1%
Refused 1.3% 4.0% 1.2% 1.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
730



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