Religion and Public Life Survey, 2004

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BUSHRELY

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

How much do you think George W. Bush relies on his own religious beliefs in making policy decisions - a great deal, a fair amount, or not very much? [Ask if FORM = 1.]
  1) A great deal
  2) A fair amount
  3) Not very much
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
A great deal 25.8% 25.8%
A fair amount 38.7% 64.5%
Not very much 27.8% 92.3%
Don't know/Refused 7.7% 100%
Total N = 739

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65 or older TOTAL
A great deal 26.0% 23.5% 23.3% 24.8% 31.8% 29.2% 26.0%
A fair amount 36.2% 43.3% 38.3% 41.3% 32.7% 36.9% 38.6%
Not very much 33.2% 24.6% 32.2% 26.7% 28.4% 22.5% 27.8%
Don't know/Refused 4.6% 8.7% 6.2% 7.3% 7.1% 11.4% 7.6%
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
A great deal 42.2% 30.0% 20.7% 24.6% 14.5% 19.0% 25.6%
A fair amount 36.0% 44.5% 43.8% 35.3% 39.3% 27.9% 38.9%
Not very much 16.1% 21.7% 31.9% 30.7% 34.6% 37.4% 28.0%
Don't know/Refused 5.7% 3.8% 3.6% 9.4% 11.5% 15.6% 7.6%
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
A great deal 19.5% 25.8% 29.1% 25.7% 25.7%
A fair amount 28.2% 40.1% 38.5% 42.5% 38.8%
Not very much 44.5% 26.5% 25.8% 22.9% 27.8%
Don't know/Refused 7.7% 7.6% 6.6% 8.9% 7.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
738


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
A great deal 26.2% 25.4% 25.8%
A fair amount 39.2% 38.4% 38.8%
Not very much 27.5% 28.1% 27.8%
Don't know/Refused 7.1% 8.2% 7.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
739


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
A great deal 34.5% 18.9% 25.2% 26.3%
A fair amount 49.0% 30.4% 37.3% 39.0%
Not very much 11.1% 41.5% 31.4% 27.8%
Don't know/Refused 5.4% 9.3% 6.1% 7.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
707


Race (I-RACE)

White, not Hispanic Black, not Hispanic Hispanic or other TOTAL
A great deal 26.3% 25.3% 25.5% 26.1%
A fair amount 42.4% 22.4% 32.3% 38.7%
Not very much 23.9% 45.4% 33.1% 27.6%
Don't know/Refused 7.4% 6.9% 9.2% 7.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
730



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