Religion and Public Life Survey, 2005

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ORGSUPCT

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

Now I'd like your opinion of some groups and organizations in the news. Would you say your overall opinion of the Supreme Court is very favorable, mostly favorable, mostly unfavorable, or very unfavorable? [Asked only if FORM = 2.]
  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 12% 12%
Mostly favorable 49% 61%
Mostly unfavorable 17.6% 78.6%
Very unfavorable 9.6% 88.2%
Never heard of .2% 88.4%
Can't rate 10.2% 98.6%
Refused 1.4% 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 14.4% 12.2% 9.8% 13.7% 11.3% 9.5% 11.8%
Mostly favorable 54.1% 45.8% 53.1% 46.9% 47.6% 47.9% 49.2%
Mostly unfavorable 12.3% 20.6% 14.4% 21.6% 20.7% 15.4% 17.6%
Very unfavorable 3.8% 10.3% 11.0% 11.1% 10.5% 9.8% 9.7%
Never heard of 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 1.1% 0.2%
Can't rate 14.0% 8.7% 10.3% 5.5% 7.6% 16.2% 10.2%
Refused 1.4% 2.4% 1.4% 1.2% 2.2% 0.0% 1.4%
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
Very favorable 14.1% 8.4% 11.4% 13.9% 14.6% 11.2% 11.9%
Mostly favorable 40.8% 51.6% 54.4% 51.7% 48.8% 44.4% 49.3%
Mostly unfavorable 25.4% 16.8% 16.3% 16.7% 14.9% 16.6% 17.6%
Very unfavorable 8.0% 11.5% 9.4% 7.9% 7.8% 13.0% 9.6%
Never heard of 1.3% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Can't rate 8.0% 10.3% 7.2% 9.7% 12.4% 12.1% 9.9%
Refused 2.3% 1.4% 1.3% 0.0% 1.6% 2.7% 1.4%
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
Very favorable 9.4% 15.3% 6.4% 13.3% 11.9%
Mostly favorable 38.8% 48.8% 52.3% 50.8% 49.0%
Mostly unfavorable 23.1% 13.7% 18.5% 19.7% 17.6%
Very unfavorable 9.0% 11.6% 9.4% 7.7% 9.7%
Never heard of 1.6% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Can't rate 17.3% 9.7% 10.6% 7.7% 10.2%
Refused 0.8% 1.0% 2.8% 0.7% 1.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
998


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Very favorable 15.3% 8.9% 12.0%
Mostly favorable 48.0% 50.1% 49.1%
Mostly unfavorable 17.8% 17.4% 17.6%
Very unfavorable 12.2% 7.3% 9.6%
Never heard of 0.0% 0.4% 0.2%
Can't rate 5.7% 14.5% 10.2%
Refused 1.1% 1.6% 1.4%
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 9.6% 15.6% 9.7% 13.8% 12.1% 16.2% 12.5%
Mostly favorable 43.8% 49.6% 46.8% 51.4% 55.0% 47.2% 48.4%
Mostly unfavorable 21.1% 15.6% 21.4% 15.1% 18.2% 18.8% 18.7%
Very unfavorable 6.3% 7.6% 11.0% 14.5% 10.8% 7.6% 9.7%
Never heard of 1.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Can't rate 15.1% 11.5% 9.9% 4.6% 3.9% 7.9% 9.2%
Refused 3.0% 0.0% 1.1% 0.6% 0.0% 2.3% 1.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
870


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
Very favorable 16.4% 9.9% 8.2% 11.7%
Mostly favorable 52.7% 47.1% 50.9% 50.2%
Mostly unfavorable 15.5% 17.8% 21.9% 18.2%
Very unfavorable 8.3% 11.5% 8.8% 9.5%
Never heard of 0.0% 0.6% 0.0% 0.2%
Can't rate 5.9% 11.6% 9.2% 8.9%
Refused 1.3% 1.6% 1.0% 1.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
924



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