Religion and Public Life Survey, 2004

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PRESIRAQ

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

Thinking about the president... do you approve or disapprove of the way George W. Bush is handling the situation in Iraq?
  1) Approve
  2) Disapprove
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Approve 43.2% 43.2%
Disapprove 51.9% 95.1%
Don't know/Refused 4.9% 100%
Total N = 773

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65 or older TOTAL
Approve 41.5% 37.1% 46.0% 48.5% 45.4% 38.0% 42.9%
Disapprove 53.3% 60.2% 52.0% 49.4% 44.5% 52.0% 52.1%
Don't know/Refused 5.2% 2.7% 2.0% 2.1% 10.1% 10.0% 4.9%
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
Approve 58.9% 50.9% 41.1% 35.8% 39.2% 29.4% 43.3%
Disapprove 33.9% 42.0% 56.8% 57.7% 58.8% 70.6% 52.1%
Don't know/Refused 7.2% 7.2% 2.1% 6.5% 2.0% 0.0% 4.7%
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
Approve 35.0% 42.7% 46.3% 45.3% 43.3%
Disapprove 52.5% 52.5% 50.7% 51.8% 51.9%
Don't know/Refused 12.4% 4.8% 3.0% 2.9% 4.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
770


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Approve 44.5% 42.0% 43.2%
Disapprove 52.4% 51.5% 51.9%
Don't know/Refused 3.1% 6.6% 4.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
773


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
Approve 87.7% 11.8% 39.3% 43.9%
Disapprove 12.1% 83.3% 56.2% 52.8%
Don't know/Refused 0.2% 4.9% 4.6% 3.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
711


Race (I-RACE)

White, not Hispanic Black, not Hispanic Hispanic or other TOTAL
Approve 50.5% 10.4% 33.6% 43.5%
Disapprove 44.6% 80.8% 64.5% 51.6%
Don't know/Refused 4.9% 8.8% 1.9% 4.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
764



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