Religion and Public Life Survey, 2005

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VIEWFLAG

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

I'd like to get your views on some issues that are being discussed in this country today. All in all, do you strongly favor, favor, oppose, or strongly oppose passing a constitutional amendment that would allow federal and state governments to make flag burning illegal? [Answered only if FORM = 1.]
  1) Stongly favor
  2) Favor
  3) Oppose
  4) Strongly oppose
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Stongly favor 29.3% 29.3%
Favor 24.5% 53.8%
Oppose 23.2% 77%
Strongly oppose 15.1% 92.1%
Don't know/Refused 8% 100.1%
Total N = 1000

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65 or older TOTAL
Stongly favor 21.0% 32.4% 30.3% 27.9% 35.7% 26.6% 29.2%
Favor 28.4% 23.4% 26.2% 27.9% 20.5% 19.6% 24.5%
Oppose 30.3% 18.2% 21.4% 22.2% 21.9% 28.7% 23.3%
Strongly oppose 8.9% 18.2% 16.6% 14.1% 16.2% 15.5% 15.2%
Don't know/Refused 11.4% 7.7% 5.5% 8.0% 5.7% 9.6% 7.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
985


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
Stongly favor 42.2% 28.6% 29.7% 22.7% 31.5% 20.7% 29.2%
Favor 20.8% 26.7% 26.8% 26.3% 23.2% 18.6% 24.4%
Oppose 21.1% 25.2% 21.6% 24.2% 23.2% 22.7% 23.3%
Strongly oppose 8.1% 13.0% 16.1% 18.8% 12.7% 24.4% 15.1%
Don't know/Refused 7.8% 6.5% 5.8% 8.0% 9.2% 13.6% 8.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
990


Education (I-EDUC)

Less than high school High school graduate Some college College graduate TOTAL
Stongly favor 32.9% 33.4% 26.6% 24.4% 29.3%
Favor 23.5% 26.6% 23.5% 22.4% 24.3%
Oppose 20.2% 18.5% 27.6% 27.3% 23.2%
Strongly oppose 12.3% 14.0% 13.9% 19.2% 15.2%
Don't know/Refused 11.2% 7.5% 8.5% 6.8% 8.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
996


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Stongly favor 27.0% 31.3% 29.3%
Favor 24.6% 24.4% 24.5%
Oppose 25.3% 21.3% 23.2%
Strongly oppose 15.6% 14.6% 15.1%
Don't know/Refused 7.5% 8.4% 8.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
1000


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
Stongly favor 32.1% 26.7% 35.4% 28.5% 26.9% 18.9% 29.0%
Favor 21.5% 28.1% 25.0% 33.7% 21.4% 25.2% 25.8%
Oppose 13.9% 26.7% 20.0% 21.1% 24.8% 30.7% 21.9%
Strongly oppose 20.4% 9.5% 12.8% 10.8% 20.5% 18.9% 15.4%
Don't know/Refused 12.2% 9.0% 6.8% 5.9% 6.4% 6.3% 7.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
841


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
Stongly favor 37.0% 23.1% 28.2% 29.4%
Favor 28.3% 22.7% 22.0% 24.4%
Oppose 19.3% 24.7% 26.2% 23.4%
Strongly oppose 9.7% 20.0% 15.4% 15.1%
Don't know/Refused 5.6% 9.5% 8.3% 7.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
926



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