Religion and Public Life Survey, 2005

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(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 Republican Party 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 12.8% 12.8%
Mostly favorable 35% 47.8%
Mostly unfavorable 24.8% 72.6%
Very unfavorable 18% 90.6%
Never heard of .1% 90.7%
Can't rate 7.7% 98.4%
Refused 1.6% 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 16.8% 12.2% 11.2% 12.4% 11.6% 13.5% 12.8%
Mostly favorable 37.7% 28.9% 39.1% 31.8% 36.7% 37.4% 35.1%
Mostly unfavorable 25.3% 22.5% 23.8% 28.0% 26.9% 23.6% 25.0%
Very unfavorable 11.3% 21.5% 18.1% 21.6% 20.0% 14.3% 18.1%
Never heard of 0.0% 0.5% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.1%
Can't rate 7.9% 12.2% 6.2% 5.5% 3.6% 9.8% 7.6%
Refused 1.0% 2.1% 1.6% 0.7% 1.1% 1.4% 1.3%
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 26.5% 14.2% 7.2% 10.7% 8.4% 9.8% 13.0%
Mostly favorable 28.5% 41.2% 35.9% 41.5% 25.8% 29.3% 35.2%
Mostly unfavorable 22.3% 20.6% 25.2% 25.8% 34.2% 25.3% 25.0%
Very unfavorable 15.5% 14.6% 23.9% 14.6% 18.0% 25.8% 17.7%
Never heard of 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.5% 0.0% 0.0% 0.1%
Can't rate 5.8% 8.6% 6.2% 5.6% 10.6% 9.8% 7.7%
Refused 1.3% 0.9% 1.6% 1.4% 3.1% 0.0% 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 9.5% 15.5% 12.3% 11.0% 12.8%
Mostly favorable 30.8% 35.9% 34.2% 36.4% 35.0%
Mostly unfavorable 28.5% 20.2% 25.8% 28.7% 24.9%
Very unfavorable 18.6% 18.6% 16.8% 17.8% 17.9%
Never heard of 0.0% 0.0% 0.4% 0.0% 0.1%
Can't rate 12.6% 8.1% 9.2% 3.8% 7.7%
Refused 0.0% 1.7% 1.3% 2.3% 1.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
998


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Very favorable 15.3% 10.5% 12.8%
Mostly favorable 38.2% 31.9% 35.0%
Mostly unfavorable 21.0% 28.4% 24.9%
Very unfavorable 16.4% 19.5% 18.0%
Never heard of 0.2% 0.0% 0.1%
Can't rate 7.1% 8.2% 7.7%
Refused 1.8% 1.4% 1.6%
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 5.2% 16.9% 13.5% 11.4% 18.6% 15.5% 13.0%
Mostly favorable 27.7% 26.4% 38.7% 38.5% 47.2% 39.6% 36.1%
Mostly unfavorable 30.7% 26.8% 23.8% 24.6% 16.9% 26.4% 25.2%
Very unfavorable 22.7% 20.3% 16.2% 19.1% 14.7% 12.9% 17.8%
Never heard of 0.0% 0.8% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.1%
Can't rate 12.6% 6.9% 5.8% 5.8% 2.6% 5.0% 6.7%
Refused 1.1% 1.9% 2.0% 0.6% 0.0% 0.7% 1.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
870


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
Very favorable 31.0% 3.2% 5.5% 13.7%
Mostly favorable 56.7% 15.6% 34.3% 35.8%
Mostly unfavorable 6.4% 39.9% 31.8% 25.6%
Very unfavorable 1.8% 37.4% 17.8% 18.9%
Never heard of 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Can't rate 3.5% 3.4% 9.5% 5.3%
Refused 0.6% 0.4% 1.0% 0.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
924



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