Religion and Public Life Survey, 2005

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RELEVANG

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

Now thinking about some specific religious groups… Is your overall opinion of Evangelical Christians 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 17.4% 17.4%
Mostly favorable 40.1% 57.5%
Mostly unfavorable 13.5% 71%
Very unfavorable 4.8% 75.8%
Never heard of 4.9% 80.7%
Can't rate 16.3% 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 20.5% 22.6% 12.6% 15.4% 15.7% 19.9% 17.6%
Mostly favorable 37.4% 36.1% 48.4% 40.8% 43.8% 34.0% 40.4%
Mostly unfavorable 14.3% 13.7% 13.0% 17.9% 11.0% 10.3% 13.6%
Very unfavorable 5.5% 3.0% 4.3% 3.0% 6.0% 7.9% 4.8%
Never heard of 10.3% 5.2% 4.6% 3.3% 4.3% 4.1% 5.0%
Can't rate 11.0% 18.7% 13.0% 15.9% 15.1% 20.5% 15.8%
Refused 1.1% 0.7% 4.1% 3.7% 4.0% 3.2% 2.9%
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 33.9% 18.5% 15.8% 16.2% 10.5% 7.4% 17.5%
Mostly favorable 38.9% 43.8% 38.6% 43.7% 38.3% 31.3% 40.1%
Mostly unfavorable 8.5% 11.1% 13.5% 14.3% 14.1% 24.3% 13.5%
Very unfavorable 1.9% 3.2% 3.2% 2.7% 7.3% 14.0% 4.7%
Never heard of 3.4% 4.4% 5.5% 4.6% 6.7% 6.6% 5.0%
Can't rate 11.6% 15.2% 20.9% 15.7% 19.5% 14.8% 16.2%
Refused 1.9% 3.8% 2.6% 2.9% 3.5% 1.6% 2.9%
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 16.8% 20.2% 16.5% 14.7% 17.4%
Mostly favorable 31.5% 40.4% 42.9% 41.6% 40.2%
Mostly unfavorable 9.3% 10.5% 12.1% 20.8% 13.5%
Very unfavorable 5.0% 3.1% 4.2% 7.4% 4.8%
Never heard of 12.5% 5.5% 4.4% 1.2% 5.0%
Can't rate 21.5% 17.4% 17.3% 10.8% 16.1%
Refused 3.2% 3.0% 2.5% 3.5% 3.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
996


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Very favorable 15.4% 19.2% 17.4%
Mostly favorable 41.8% 38.6% 40.1%
Mostly unfavorable 14.7% 12.3% 13.5%
Very unfavorable 5.1% 4.5% 4.8%
Never heard of 4.6% 5.2% 4.9%
Can't rate 15.0% 17.5% 16.3%
Refused 3.4% 2.6% 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 16.2% 25.1% 17.1% 12.1% 15.9% 17.8% 16.9%
Mostly favorable 41.1% 42.5% 34.2% 47.4% 51.1% 37.5% 41.4%
Mostly unfavorable 9.3% 14.6% 14.8% 11.8% 12.9% 24.9% 14.4%
Very unfavorable 6.6% 2.3% 4.9% 1.5% 7.3% 7.1% 5.0%
Never heard of 9.9% 3.7% 6.1% 4.0% 0.0% 0.7% 4.6%
Can't rate 16.2% 10.0% 20.4% 18.3% 10.7% 9.3% 15.2%
Refused 0.8% 1.8% 2.5% 5.0% 2.1% 2.6% 2.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
841


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
Very favorable 25.4% 15.8% 13.9% 18.4%
Mostly favorable 45.9% 34.1% 41.4% 40.4%
Mostly unfavorable 7.8% 19.1% 15.4% 14.2%
Very unfavorable 1.3% 8.5% 4.5% 4.8%
Never heard of 4.4% 3.7% 6.3% 4.8%
Can't rate 13.0% 16.5% 15.1% 14.9%
Refused 2.1% 2.3% 3.4% 2.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
926



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