Religion and Public Life Survey, 2005

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I-PARTYID

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

In politics today, do you consider yourself a Republican, Democrat, or Independent? (Recoded for use with online analysis)
  1) Republican
  2) Democrat
  3) Independent

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Republican 34.5% 34.5%
Democrat 34.5% 69%
Independent 31% 100%
Total N = 1850

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65 or older TOTAL
Republican 28.5% 35.3% 33.2% 30.9% 34.7% 44.0% 34.5%
Democrat 35.5% 26.8% 33.8% 39.5% 33.6% 37.4% 34.5%
Independent 36.1% 37.9% 33.0% 29.5% 31.6% 18.6% 31.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1829


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 47.9% 44.0% 26.8% 33.0% 21.1% 22.1% 34.4%
Democrat 30.0% 31.6% 44.2% 38.4% 31.9% 31.8% 34.5%
Independent 22.1% 24.4% 29.0% 28.6% 47.0% 46.1% 31.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1840


Education (I-EDUC)

Less than high school High school graduate Some college College graduate TOTAL
Republican 24.1% 36.5% 33.8% 36.6% 34.5%
Democrat 40.1% 35.3% 34.4% 31.5% 34.6%
Independent 35.8% 28.2% 31.8% 31.9% 30.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1846


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Republican 38.5% 30.7% 34.5%
Democrat 28.4% 40.3% 34.5%
Independent 33.1% 29.0% 31.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
1850


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 24.1% 30.2% 36.9% 32.9% 38.3% 42.8% 34.0%
Democrat 45.7% 37.3% 34.7% 30.3% 31.9% 27.0% 34.8%
Independent 30.3% 32.5% 28.4% 36.9% 29.8% 30.1% 31.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1610


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
Republican 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 34.5%
Democrat 0.0% 100.0% 0.0% 34.5%
Independent 0.0% 0.0% 100.0% 31.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1850



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