Religion and Public Life Survey, 2004

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STEMCELL

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

As you may know, the federal government has debated whether to fund certain kinds of medical research known as 'stem cell research'… How much have you heard about this?
  1) A lot
  2) A little
  3) Nothing at all
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
A lot 41.8% 41.8%
A little 42.9% 84.7%
Nothing at all 14.8% 99.5%
Don't know/Refused .5% 100%
Total N = 1512

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65 or older TOTAL
A lot 29.7% 32.9% 42.9% 47.0% 56.9% 39.8% 41.6%
A little 39.0% 46.3% 45.8% 42.2% 35.4% 45.8% 43.0%
Nothing at all 31.4% 20.2% 11.1% 9.9% 7.2% 13.5% 14.9%
Don't know/Refused 0.0% 0.5% 0.3% 0.8% 0.5% 0.9% 0.5%
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
A lot 40.4% 45.1% 45.1% 41.4% 35.5% 41.0% 41.8%
A little 43.3% 43.2% 43.2% 41.4% 50.4% 37.0% 43.2%
Nothing at all 16.4% 10.9% 11.7% 17.2% 12.2% 22.1% 14.5%
Don't know/Refused 0.0% 0.8% 0.0% 0.0% 1.8% 0.0% 0.5%
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
A lot 18.9% 30.6% 49.9% 61.5% 41.8%
A little 45.2% 50.9% 40.1% 33.3% 42.9%
Nothing at all 34.7% 18.0% 9.5% 5.0% 14.7%
Don't know/Refused 1.1% 0.5% 0.5% 0.2% 0.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1508


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
A lot 43.1% 40.5% 41.8%
A little 40.4% 45.3% 42.9%
Nothing at all 15.6% 14.1% 14.8%
Don't know/Refused 0.9% 0.1% 0.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
1512


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
A lot 43.5% 39.0% 46.6% 42.7%
A little 46.9% 42.0% 39.3% 42.8%
Nothing at all 9.4% 18.3% 13.3% 13.9%
Don't know/Refused 0.2% 0.7% 0.8% 0.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1418


Race (I-RACE)

White, not Hispanic Black, not Hispanic Hispanic or other TOTAL
A lot 45.2% 31.4% 32.5% 41.7%
A little 42.8% 42.0% 44.4% 42.9%
Nothing at all 11.6% 25.8% 22.8% 14.9%
Don't know/Refused 0.5% 0.8% 0.4% 0.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1494



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