Religion and Public Life Survey, 2005

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PARTYLN

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

As of today do you lean more to the Republican Party or more to the Democratic Party? [Asked only if PARTY = 3,4,5, or 9.]
  1) Republican
  2) Democrat
  9) Other/Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Republican 26.9% 26.9%
Democrat 39.7% 66.6%
Other/Don't know/Refused 33.3% 99.9%
Total N = 712

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65 or older TOTAL
Republican 29.2% 24.4% 27.2% 29.6% 24.6% 27.8% 27.1%
Democrat 42.4% 40.1% 40.2% 42.2% 42.7% 35.6% 40.7%
Other/Don't know/Refused 28.4% 35.5% 32.5% 28.2% 32.7% 36.7% 32.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
694


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
Republican 34.4% 33.6% 36.7% 24.5% 19.7% 18.7% 27.3%
Democrat 24.0% 41.7% 30.7% 43.4% 52.4% 38.6% 40.3%
Other/Don't know/Refused 41.5% 24.7% 32.6% 32.1% 27.9% 42.7% 32.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
698


Education (I-EDUC)

Less than high school High school graduate Some college College graduate TOTAL
Republican 23.8% 26.6% 27.7% 28.5% 27.0%
Democrat 37.7% 37.8% 34.4% 49.1% 39.9%
Other/Don't know/Refused 38.5% 35.6% 37.9% 22.4% 33.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
707


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Republican 29.3% 24.6% 26.9%
Democrat 38.4% 41.1% 39.7%
Other/Don't know/Refused 32.3% 34.4% 33.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
712


Household income (I-INCOME)

Less than $20,000 20 to under $30,000 30 to under $50,000 50 to under $75,000 75 to under $100,000 $100,000 or more TOTAL
Republican 19.2% 18.9% 34.2% 34.9% 31.4% 24.0% 27.5%
Democrat 39.5% 40.0% 38.2% 40.4% 44.9% 55.2% 42.3%
Other/Don't know/Refused 41.3% 41.1% 27.6% 24.7% 23.7% 20.8% 30.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
590


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
Republican 0.0% 0.0% 30.7% 30.7%
Democrat 0.0% 0.0% 46.0% 46.0%
Other/Don't know/Refused 0.0% 0.0% 23.3% 23.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
562



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