Religion and Public Life Survey, 2005

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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?
  1) Approve
  2) Disapprove
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Approve 44.7% 44.7%
Disapprove 47.2% 91.9%
Don't know/Refused 8.1% 100%
Total N = 2000

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65 or older TOTAL
Approve 36.5% 45.6% 48.3% 44.3% 46.9% 45.6% 44.9%
Disapprove 53.4% 44.1% 44.9% 49.4% 47.6% 45.4% 47.2%
Don't know/Refused 10.1% 10.3% 6.7% 6.4% 5.6% 9.0% 8.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1967


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 57.1% 52.5% 38.6% 41.7% 35.3% 35.1% 44.8%
Disapprove 34.8% 39.9% 55.5% 48.8% 55.1% 58.2% 47.3%
Don't know/Refused 8.1% 7.5% 5.8% 9.5% 9.6% 6.6% 8.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1978


Education (I-EDUC)

Less than high school High school graduate Some college College graduate TOTAL
Approve 35.6% 45.1% 45.5% 47.7% 44.8%
Disapprove 50.3% 46.8% 46.4% 46.9% 47.2%
Don't know/Refused 14.1% 8.0% 8.1% 5.4% 8.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1994


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Approve 49.6% 40.2% 44.7%
Disapprove 43.1% 51.0% 47.2%
Don't know/Refused 7.3% 8.8% 8.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
2000


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
Approve 32.1% 42.3% 49.2% 47.1% 53.4% 52.5% 45.7%
Disapprove 59.7% 46.7% 42.3% 46.8% 40.5% 43.6% 47.0%
Don't know/Refused 8.2% 11.0% 8.5% 6.2% 6.0% 3.8% 7.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1711


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
Approve 82.8% 15.4% 38.2% 45.7%
Disapprove 11.8% 80.7% 51.1% 47.8%
Don't know/Refused 5.4% 3.8% 10.7% 6.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1850



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