Religion and Public Life Survey, 2004

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PRESFORE

(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 nation's foreign policy?
  1) Approve
  2) Disapprove
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Approve 41.7% 41.7%
Disapprove 49.5% 91.2%
Don't know/Refused 8.8% 100%
Total N = 773

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65 or older TOTAL
Approve 36.2% 37.5% 46.3% 46.2% 43.1% 37.3% 41.5%
Disapprove 50.7% 56.3% 48.0% 47.1% 49.5% 47.3% 49.7%
Don't know/Refused 13.1% 6.1% 5.7% 6.7% 7.3% 15.4% 8.8%
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 58.5% 43.7% 42.2% 40.8% 34.9% 27.3% 41.7%
Disapprove 31.8% 45.9% 50.2% 51.5% 55.3% 66.7% 49.6%
Don't know/Refused 9.7% 10.4% 7.6% 7.7% 9.8% 6.1% 8.7%
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 30.3% 42.1% 45.7% 43.4% 41.8%
Disapprove 55.0% 45.9% 48.6% 52.3% 49.4%
Don't know/Refused 14.7% 12.0% 5.7% 4.2% 8.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
770


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Approve 46.0% 37.7% 41.7%
Disapprove 50.7% 48.5% 49.5%
Don't know/Refused 3.3% 13.8% 8.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
773


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
Approve 82.9% 12.6% 40.6% 43.0%
Disapprove 11.7% 79.3% 53.0% 50.2%
Don't know/Refused 5.4% 8.1% 6.4% 6.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
711


Race (I-RACE)

White, not Hispanic Black, not Hispanic Hispanic or other TOTAL
Approve 47.0% 13.7% 38.2% 42.0%
Disapprove 43.4% 74.7% 58.4% 49.1%
Don't know/Refused 9.6% 11.5% 3.4% 8.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
764



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