Religion and Public Life Survey, 2005

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ORGDEMOC

(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 Democratic 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 14.6% 14.6%
Mostly favorable 34.7% 49.3%
Mostly unfavorable 27.1% 76.4%
Very unfavorable 13.8% 90.2%
Never heard of .1% 90.3%
Can't rate 8.3% 98.6%
Refused 1.3% 99.9%
Total N = 1000

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65 or older TOTAL
Very favorable 13.7% 16.1% 14.6% 17.1% 11.2% 13.4% 14.6%
Mostly favorable 36.3% 31.2% 35.9% 32.5% 42.0% 34.7% 35.1%
Mostly unfavorable 27.7% 25.1% 27.9% 30.3% 28.6% 23.8% 27.3%
Very unfavorable 9.9% 15.3% 11.7% 13.3% 12.7% 18.5% 13.6%
Never heard of 0.0% 0.5% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.1%
Can't rate 11.3% 11.1% 8.7% 5.7% 5.4% 7.8% 8.3%
Refused 1.0% 0.5% 1.1% 1.2% 0.0% 1.7% 1.0%
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
Very favorable 16.8% 11.0% 18.2% 15.1% 14.6% 14.6% 14.5%
Mostly favorable 29.8% 33.8% 38.6% 35.6% 35.6% 36.7% 34.8%
Mostly unfavorable 29.4% 29.8% 26.0% 29.5% 25.4% 18.1% 27.3%
Very unfavorable 16.8% 16.0% 8.8% 10.2% 14.2% 15.9% 13.7%
Never heard of 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.5% 0.0% 0.0% 0.1%
Can't rate 5.8% 8.6% 5.8% 8.6% 8.7% 14.6% 8.4%
Refused 1.3% 0.9% 2.6% 0.5% 1.5% 0.0% 1.1%
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
Very favorable 21.3% 18.0% 12.5% 9.1% 14.6%
Mostly favorable 21.3% 35.7% 32.1% 41.4% 34.7%
Mostly unfavorable 22.5% 21.0% 34.9% 30.6% 27.2%
Very unfavorable 19.4% 15.2% 9.4% 13.5% 13.8%
Never heard of 0.0% 0.0% 0.4% 0.0% 0.1%
Can't rate 15.4% 8.9% 9.1% 3.8% 8.3%
Refused 0.0% 1.2% 1.7% 1.6% 1.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
998


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Very favorable 12.3% 16.7% 14.6%
Mostly favorable 29.8% 39.3% 34.7%
Mostly unfavorable 31.8% 22.9% 27.2%
Very unfavorable 18.3% 9.6% 13.8%
Never heard of 0.2% 0.0% 0.1%
Can't rate 6.4% 10.1% 8.3%
Refused 1.2% 1.5% 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 18.3% 19.5% 18.7% 17.5% 5.6% 6.6% 15.1%
Mostly favorable 30.3% 39.8% 32.1% 31.4% 48.5% 35.0% 35.1%
Mostly unfavorable 21.3% 21.8% 27.6% 31.1% 29.9% 37.0% 28.0%
Very unfavorable 16.1% 11.1% 12.8% 14.8% 12.1% 15.5% 13.9%
Never heard of 0.0% 0.8% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.1%
Can't rate 13.9% 5.0% 6.5% 5.2% 3.9% 5.9% 7.1%
Refused 0.0% 1.9% 2.2% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
870


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
Very favorable 2.5% 36.0% 7.0% 15.5%
Mostly favorable 18.8% 52.1% 35.7% 35.4%
Mostly unfavorable 44.7% 7.3% 35.1% 28.9%
Very unfavorable 27.3% 2.6% 11.7% 14.1%
Never heard of 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Can't rate 5.7% 2.0% 9.8% 5.7%
Refused 1.0% 0.0% 0.7% 0.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
924



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