Religion and Public Life Survey, 2004

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

As I name a group please tell me whether you feel that group is generally friendly toward religion, neutral toward religion, or unfriendly toward religion? Do you think the Republican Party is generally friendly, neutral, or unfriendly toward religion?
  1) Friendly
  2) Neutral
  3) Unfriendly
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Friendly 52.5% 52.5%
Neutral 24.2% 76.7%
Unfriendly 9.8% 86.5%
Don't know/Refused 13.5% 100%
Total N = 773

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65 or older TOTAL
Friendly 43.2% 46.4% 57.2% 57.5% 61.5% 45.2% 52.1%
Neutral 32.4% 32.1% 19.3% 22.3% 16.1% 25.8% 24.4%
Unfriendly 10.8% 7.2% 15.2% 10.1% 6.4% 7.5% 9.8%
Don't know/Refused 13.6% 14.3% 8.3% 10.1% 16.1% 21.5% 13.6%
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
Friendly 54.7% 51.7% 56.1% 54.9% 48.6% 48.5% 52.5%
Neutral 16.9% 20.2% 24.5% 29.4% 27.8% 28.3% 24.3%
Unfriendly 15.7% 11.8% 9.3% 7.4% 6.3% 8.6% 9.9%
Don't know/Refused 12.7% 16.3% 10.1% 8.3% 17.3% 14.6% 13.2%
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
Friendly 29.0% 47.2% 52.8% 71.1% 52.6%
Neutral 31.8% 26.6% 26.7% 15.1% 24.2%
Unfriendly 16.1% 11.7% 7.9% 5.8% 9.8%
Don't know/Refused 23.0% 14.4% 12.6% 8.0% 13.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
770


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Friendly 59.0% 46.4% 52.5%
Neutral 20.4% 27.7% 24.2%
Unfriendly 10.6% 9.2% 9.8%
Don't know/Refused 10.1% 16.7% 13.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
773


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
Friendly 69.6% 44.7% 52.9% 55.0%
Neutral 19.7% 24.8% 22.9% 22.6%
Unfriendly 1.6% 16.4% 11.4% 10.3%
Don't know/Refused 9.1% 14.1% 12.8% 12.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
711


Race (I-RACE)

White, not Hispanic Black, not Hispanic Hispanic or other TOTAL
Friendly 56.9% 28.4% 48.7% 52.5%
Neutral 24.5% 20.8% 25.5% 24.2%
Unfriendly 5.8% 30.1% 14.8% 9.8%
Don't know/Refused 12.8% 20.8% 11.0% 13.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
764



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