Religion and Public Life Survey, 2004

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RELEXPR

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

Do you think there has been too much, too little or the right amount of expressions of religious faith and prayer by political leaders? [Ask if FORM = 1.]
  1) Too much
  2) Too little
  3) Right amount
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Too much 26.6% 26.6%
Too little 31.4% 58%
Right amount 32.1% 90.1%
Don't know/Refused 9.9% 100%
Total N = 739

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65 or older TOTAL
Too much 18.4% 25.3% 27.7% 27.9% 39.2% 22.2% 26.8%
Too little 42.3% 30.1% 29.8% 34.9% 25.0% 28.9% 31.6%
Right amount 33.7% 34.9% 33.0% 27.0% 32.1% 32.6% 32.1%
Don't know/Refused 5.6% 9.7% 9.4% 10.2% 3.8% 16.3% 9.6%
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
Too much 13.3% 16.9% 22.3% 32.0% 35.0% 48.6% 26.4%
Too little 54.5% 39.8% 29.9% 24.1% 22.6% 11.2% 31.4%
Right amount 22.3% 39.0% 34.3% 31.4% 35.9% 22.9% 32.3%
Don't know/Refused 10.0% 4.3% 13.5% 12.5% 6.4% 17.3% 9.9%
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
Too much 17.6% 26.5% 24.2% 33.6% 26.6%
Too little 42.1% 33.0% 33.2% 22.1% 31.4%
Right amount 19.9% 31.7% 33.9% 37.5% 32.2%
Don't know/Refused 20.4% 8.9% 8.7% 6.8% 9.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
738


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Too much 30.8% 22.8% 26.6%
Too little 28.9% 33.7% 31.4%
Right amount 30.8% 33.5% 32.2%
Don't know/Refused 9.5% 10.1% 9.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
739


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
Too much 16.7% 34.8% 28.6% 26.6%
Too little 36.6% 27.9% 29.9% 31.5%
Right amount 39.7% 27.3% 30.5% 32.6%
Don't know/Refused 7.1% 10.0% 11.0% 9.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
707


Race (I-RACE)

White, not Hispanic Black, not Hispanic Hispanic or other TOTAL
Too much 26.6% 17.2% 30.7% 26.2%
Too little 28.4% 46.0% 38.2% 31.8%
Right amount 36.9% 19.5% 18.7% 32.2%
Don't know/Refused 8.1% 17.2% 12.4% 9.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
730



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