Religion and Public Life Survey, 2005

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POLPULP

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

Do you think it is ever right for clergy to discuss political candidates or issues from the pulpit? [Asked only if FORM = 2.]
  1) Yes
  2) No
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Yes 30.8% 30.8%
No 63.1% 93.9%
Don't know/Refused 6% 99.9%
Total N = 1000

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65 or older TOTAL
Yes 31.5% 36.8% 38.9% 31.1% 20.7% 20.2% 30.6%
No 57.9% 56.3% 55.8% 62.5% 75.7% 75.4% 63.3%
Don't know/Refused 10.6% 6.9% 5.3% 6.4% 3.6% 4.5% 6.2%
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
Yes 45.3% 32.2% 34.2% 29.9% 20.2% 20.1% 30.9%
No 49.5% 63.1% 60.6% 62.4% 75.8% 68.8% 63.1%
Don't know/Refused 5.2% 4.6% 5.2% 7.7% 4.0% 11.2% 6.0%
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
Yes 26.0% 28.0% 33.0% 34.9% 30.9%
No 61.8% 66.8% 59.3% 61.9% 63.1%
Don't know/Refused 12.2% 5.2% 7.7% 3.1% 6.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
998


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Yes 34.1% 27.8% 30.8%
No 58.5% 67.5% 63.1%
Don't know/Refused 7.5% 4.7% 6.0%
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
Yes 24.7% 27.1% 33.3% 36.3% 31.3% 30.9% 30.7%
No 67.9% 70.2% 60.9% 60.3% 61.3% 63.2% 63.8%
Don't know/Refused 7.4% 2.7% 5.8% 3.4% 7.4% 5.9% 5.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
870


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
Yes 34.9% 34.0% 26.0% 31.9%
No 60.2% 62.4% 69.8% 63.9%
Don't know/Refused 4.9% 3.6% 4.2% 4.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
924



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