Religion and Public Life Survey, 2005

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RELJEWS

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

Now thinking about some specific religious groups… Is your overall opinion of Jews very favorable, mostly favorable, mostly unfavorable, or very unfavorable? [Asked only if FORM = 1.]
  1) Very favorable
  2) Mostly favorable
  3) Mostly unfavorable
  4) Very unfavorable
  5) Never heard of
  8) Can't rate
  9) Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Very favorable 23% 23%
Mostly favorable 53.5% 76.5%
Mostly unfavorable 5% 81.5%
Very unfavorable 1.8% 83.3%
Never heard of .5% 83.8%
Can't rate 13.2% 97%
Refused 3% 100%
Total N = 1000

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65 or older TOTAL
Very favorable 28.3% 24.6% 20.8% 20.3% 24.9% 22.0% 23.1%
Mostly favorable 46.3% 43.0% 58.4% 57.9% 62.3% 54.5% 53.9%
Mostly unfavorable 7.7% 7.5% 3.7% 3.5% 3.4% 4.4% 4.9%
Very unfavorable 8.5% 0.0% 1.6% 1.9% 0.0% 0.6% 1.8%
Never heard of 1.1% 2.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.5%
Can't rate 8.1% 20.4% 11.9% 13.6% 7.4% 14.1% 13.0%
Refused 0.0% 2.5% 3.7% 2.8% 2.0% 4.4% 2.7%
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
Very favorable 33.8% 24.0% 23.8% 20.8% 14.6% 20.2% 23.0%
Mostly favorable 49.4% 55.0% 57.2% 52.5% 57.0% 47.7% 53.5%
Mostly unfavorable 2.8% 5.0% 5.5% 5.1% 4.8% 7.8% 5.0%
Very unfavorable 1.3% 2.2% 0.0% 3.4% 1.0% 2.9% 1.9%
Never heard of 0.0% 0.5% 0.0% 1.0% 1.3% 0.0% 0.5%
Can't rate 10.0% 9.6% 11.9% 13.8% 18.2% 19.3% 13.1%
Refused 2.8% 3.8% 1.6% 3.4% 3.2% 2.1% 3.0%
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
Very favorable 21.4% 21.0% 26.4% 23.9% 23.1%
Mostly favorable 49.6% 50.7% 56.3% 57.1% 53.6%
Mostly unfavorable 6.5% 5.9% 4.6% 2.7% 4.8%
Very unfavorable 7.2% 2.5% 0.0% 0.0% 1.8%
Never heard of 1.4% 0.5% 0.6% 0.0% 0.5%
Can't rate 9.8% 16.4% 10.8% 12.4% 13.1%
Refused 4.0% 3.1% 1.3% 3.9% 3.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
996


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Very favorable 20.5% 25.4% 23.1%
Mostly favorable 54.6% 52.4% 53.4%
Mostly unfavorable 7.2% 3.0% 5.0%
Very unfavorable 2.0% 1.7% 1.8%
Never heard of 0.8% 0.3% 0.5%
Can't rate 12.2% 14.1% 13.2%
Refused 2.8% 3.1% 3.0%
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
Very favorable 29.3% 20.9% 21.8% 17.0% 25.6% 24.9% 23.3%
Mostly favorable 51.6% 41.8% 53.5% 62.8% 56.0% 60.6% 54.7%
Mostly unfavorable 3.3% 8.2% 5.8% 3.7% 4.3% 3.0% 4.6%
Very unfavorable 5.4% 1.8% 0.7% 1.2% 0.0% 0.0% 1.7%
Never heard of 0.0% 1.8% 1.6% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.6%
Can't rate 9.0% 20.9% 13.9% 11.8% 11.1% 9.3% 12.4%
Refused 1.4% 4.5% 2.7% 3.4% 3.0% 2.2% 2.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
841


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
Very favorable 26.0% 25.1% 21.1% 24.1%
Mostly favorable 54.5% 56.5% 51.0% 54.1%
Mostly unfavorable 3.5% 5.2% 6.3% 5.0%
Very unfavorable 0.4% 2.3% 2.8% 1.8%
Never heard of 1.0% 0.0% 0.6% 0.5%
Can't rate 11.2% 9.3% 15.9% 12.1%
Refused 3.2% 1.6% 2.3% 2.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
926



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