Religion and Public Life Survey, 2004

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COMM911

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

As you may know, a commission known as the 9-11 Commission recently finished its investigation into the events that led up to the attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon. Overall, do you approve or disapprove of the job this commission did?
  1) Approve
  2) Disapprove
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Approve 61.5% 61.5%
Disapprove 21.4% 82.9%
Don't know/Refused 17.1% 100%
Total N = 773

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65 or older TOTAL
Approve 58.5% 56.1% 62.6% 61.5% 70.5% 61.6% 61.6%
Disapprove 20.8% 22.4% 24.1% 26.3% 19.8% 14.0% 21.6%
Don't know/Refused 20.8% 21.4% 13.2% 12.2% 9.7% 24.4% 16.8%
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 56.4% 68.1% 64.0% 61.8% 60.8% 55.1% 61.9%
Disapprove 24.6% 15.1% 22.0% 22.8% 23.1% 25.3% 21.4%
Don't know/Refused 19.1% 16.8% 14.0% 15.4% 16.1% 19.7% 16.7%
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 51.6% 57.9% 60.9% 71.8% 61.5%
Disapprove 24.0% 24.7% 22.8% 14.7% 21.5%
Don't know/Refused 24.4% 17.3% 16.3% 13.6% 17.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
770


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Approve 63.6% 59.6% 61.5%
Disapprove 23.2% 19.8% 21.4%
Don't know/Refused 13.1% 20.6% 17.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
773


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
Approve 70.8% 57.7% 59.9% 62.5%
Disapprove 14.7% 24.8% 22.0% 20.8%
Don't know/Refused 14.5% 17.5% 18.1% 16.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
711


Race (I-RACE)

White, not Hispanic Black, not Hispanic Hispanic or other TOTAL
Approve 65.8% 45.1% 55.9% 62.0%
Disapprove 18.1% 34.1% 28.1% 21.4%
Don't know/Refused 16.1% 20.9% 16.0% 16.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
764



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