Religion and Public Life Survey, 2005

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BOMBNEWS

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

How closely have you been following news about the terrorist bombings in London, England: very closely, fairly closely, not too closely, or not at all closely?
  1) Very closely
  2) Fairly closely
  3) Not too closely
  4) Not at all closely
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Very closely 34.1% 34.1%
Fairly closely 41.7% 75.8%
Not too closely 17.6% 93.4%
Not at all closely 5.8% 99.2%
Don't know/Refused .9% 100.1%
Total N = 2000

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65 or older TOTAL
Very closely 19.9% 25.4% 32.3% 33.7% 44.1% 49.9% 34.1%
Fairly closely 40.7% 39.6% 46.4% 46.5% 40.1% 34.8% 41.8%
Not too closely 25.8% 25.5% 16.3% 15.4% 11.5% 10.9% 17.5%
Not at all closely 13.7% 9.5% 4.0% 3.4% 3.5% 2.3% 5.8%
Don't know/Refused 0.0% 0.0% 0.9% 0.9% 0.9% 2.1% 0.8%
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
Very closely 38.0% 34.2% 31.1% 35.3% 33.2% 32.7% 34.2%
Fairly closely 38.0% 44.9% 44.7% 40.9% 39.0% 39.1% 41.6%
Not too closely 18.9% 16.0% 17.5% 18.3% 19.3% 15.2% 17.5%
Not at all closely 3.7% 3.9% 5.7% 5.2% 8.2% 11.3% 5.8%
Don't know/Refused 1.4% 0.9% 1.0% 0.2% 0.3% 1.7% 0.9%
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
Very closely 36.6% 33.1% 30.3% 37.7% 34.1%
Fairly closely 26.1% 40.2% 44.8% 47.7% 41.6%
Not too closely 24.2% 19.7% 18.2% 11.5% 17.6%
Not at all closely 10.9% 6.3% 5.4% 3.1% 5.8%
Don't know/Refused 2.3% 0.7% 1.3% 0.1% 0.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1994


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Very closely 35.9% 32.5% 34.2%
Fairly closely 39.8% 43.4% 41.7%
Not too closely 17.7% 17.5% 17.6%
Not at all closely 5.8% 5.7% 5.8%
Don't know/Refused 0.8% 1.0% 0.9%
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
Very closely 33.7% 32.5% 30.9% 31.5% 32.8% 38.6% 33.1%
Fairly closely 33.1% 37.1% 47.0% 45.4% 53.0% 43.7% 43.0%
Not too closely 22.4% 21.3% 17.5% 16.4% 11.6% 14.9% 17.6%
Not at all closely 9.3% 8.7% 4.0% 6.0% 2.4% 1.9% 5.5%
Don't know/Refused 1.5% 0.4% 0.6% 0.8% 0.2% 0.9% 0.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1711


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
Very closely 35.1% 37.0% 30.0% 34.2%
Fairly closely 42.6% 41.6% 43.5% 42.5%
Not too closely 18.2% 16.4% 17.1% 17.3%
Not at all closely 3.5% 3.9% 8.3% 5.1%
Don't know/Refused 0.6% 1.0% 1.0% 0.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1850



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