Religion and Public Life Survey, 2004

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CHURVOTE

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

Do you believe that it is proper or improper for political parties to ask church members for lists of people who attend their church so the parties can encourage them to register and vote?
  1) Proper
  2) Improper
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Proper 26.3% 26.3%
Improper 68.5% 94.8%
Don't know/Refused 5.2% 100%
Total N = 1512

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65 or older TOTAL
Proper 31.4% 33.2% 24.2% 24.0% 26.8% 20.6% 26.4%
Improper 65.7% 62.9% 70.4% 72.5% 67.1% 70.7% 68.5%
Don't know/Refused 2.9% 4.0% 5.4% 3.6% 6.1% 8.7% 5.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1492


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
Proper 40.0% 29.7% 23.8% 22.5% 18.4% 21.8% 26.2%
Improper 52.3% 64.2% 73.8% 74.8% 77.1% 71.3% 68.9%
Don't know/Refused 7.6% 6.2% 2.5% 2.7% 4.5% 6.9% 4.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1495


Education (I-EDUC)

Less than high school Graduated high school Some college College degree or more education TOTAL
Proper 29.5% 28.4% 26.5% 21.9% 26.4%
Improper 62.3% 68.3% 67.6% 72.5% 68.5%
Don't know/Refused 8.2% 3.3% 5.9% 5.6% 5.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1508


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Proper 27.2% 25.5% 26.3%
Improper 67.5% 69.4% 68.5%
Don't know/Refused 5.4% 5.1% 5.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
1512


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
Proper 29.6% 29.2% 21.1% 27.0%
Improper 64.6% 67.7% 74.0% 68.5%
Don't know/Refused 5.8% 3.1% 4.8% 4.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1418


Race (I-RACE)

White, not Hispanic Black, not Hispanic Hispanic or other TOTAL
Proper 23.2% 42.9% 30.8% 26.5%
Improper 72.3% 48.7% 64.3% 68.5%
Don't know/Refused 4.5% 8.4% 4.9% 5.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1494



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