Religion and Public Life Survey, 2004

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APPBUSH

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

Do you approve or disapprove of the way George W. Bush is handling his job as president? [INTERVIEWER: If answer is 'depends' ask 'Overall, do you approve or disapprove of the way George W. Bush is handling his job as president?']
  1) Approve
  2) Disapprove
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Approve 46.2% 46.2%
Disapprove 44.9% 91.1%
Don't know/Refused 8.9% 100%
Total N = 1512

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65 or older TOTAL
Approve 40.3% 43.2% 52.6% 45.7% 50.0% 43.7% 46.3%
Disapprove 50.9% 46.5% 40.7% 47.3% 42.6% 43.0% 44.9%
Don't know/Refused 8.8% 10.3% 6.7% 7.0% 7.4% 13.3% 8.8%
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
Approve 60.3% 53.9% 43.9% 44.7% 40.3% 28.5% 46.5%
Disapprove 30.0% 38.9% 48.0% 47.7% 47.9% 63.2% 44.9%
Don't know/Refused 9.6% 7.3% 8.2% 7.6% 11.9% 8.3% 8.6%
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
Approve 40.6% 47.6% 46.7% 46.9% 46.3%
Disapprove 45.0% 42.7% 45.0% 47.4% 44.8%
Don't know/Refused 14.4% 9.7% 8.3% 5.7% 8.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1508


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Approve 49.5% 43.3% 46.3%
Disapprove 42.0% 47.5% 44.8%
Don't know/Refused 8.5% 9.3% 8.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
1512


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
Approve 88.1% 13.5% 41.8% 46.8%
Disapprove 8.2% 79.3% 46.3% 45.9%
Don't know/Refused 3.7% 7.1% 11.9% 7.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1418


Race (I-RACE)

White, not Hispanic Black, not Hispanic Hispanic or other TOTAL
Approve 53.9% 15.4% 32.9% 46.4%
Disapprove 37.9% 72.5% 58.2% 44.8%
Don't know/Refused 8.2% 12.0% 8.9% 8.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1494



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