Religion and Public Life Survey, 2005

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MIDEAST

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

Thinking about the Mideast situation these days, do you think the U.S. should take Israel's side more, less or about as much as it has in the past? [Asked only if FORM = 2.]
  1) More
  2) Less
  3) As much as in the past
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
More 16% 16%
Less 21.6% 37.6%
As much as in the past 47.2% 84.8%
Don't know/Refused 15.2% 100%
Total N = 1000

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65 or older TOTAL
More 21.3% 18.0% 17.6% 12.6% 12.3% 13.4% 15.8%
Less 14.8% 22.0% 21.7% 23.0% 27.5% 22.4% 21.9%
As much as in the past 48.8% 39.5% 45.4% 54.0% 48.6% 47.1% 47.2%
Don't know/Refused 15.1% 20.4% 15.3% 10.4% 11.6% 17.1% 15.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
982


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
More 26.2% 14.8% 14.3% 16.0% 13.0% 10.7% 15.9%
Less 19.4% 20.1% 22.8% 21.2% 20.5% 31.1% 21.8%
As much as in the past 43.7% 49.6% 50.5% 47.7% 46.6% 41.8% 47.2%
Don't know/Refused 10.7% 15.6% 12.4% 15.1% 19.9% 16.4% 15.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
988


Education (I-EDUC)

Less than high school High school graduate Some college College graduate TOTAL
More 21.3% 19.6% 13.0% 11.6% 16.0%
Less 17.3% 21.2% 15.4% 29.4% 21.6%
As much as in the past 46.1% 44.1% 54.4% 45.5% 47.2%
Don't know/Refused 15.4% 15.0% 17.1% 13.5% 15.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
998


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
More 20.6% 11.7% 16.0%
Less 22.4% 21.0% 21.6%
As much as in the past 47.2% 47.2% 47.2%
Don't know/Refused 9.9% 20.1% 15.2%
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
More 21.9% 17.2% 16.3% 12.3% 14.8% 15.1% 16.5%
Less 22.5% 20.2% 23.5% 25.3% 14.8% 23.4% 22.1%
As much as in the past 36.2% 46.2% 47.0% 52.5% 56.5% 50.3% 47.4%
Don't know/Refused 19.5% 16.4% 13.2% 9.9% 13.9% 11.2% 14.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
870


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
More 20.0% 11.9% 17.2% 16.4%
Less 12.5% 30.0% 25.7% 22.5%
As much as in the past 57.0% 43.1% 42.3% 47.8%
Don't know/Refused 10.5% 14.9% 14.8% 13.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
924



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