Religion and Public Life Survey, 2005

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PARTDEM

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

Here are a couple of statements about the political parties. For each, please tell me if you completely agree, mostly agree, mostly disagree, or completely disagree with it. Liberals who are not religious have too much control over the Democratic Party. [Asked only if FORM = 2.]
  1) Completely agree
  2) Mostly agree
  3) Mostly disagree
  4) Completely disagree
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Completely agree 11.7% 11.7%
Mostly agree 32.3% 44%
Mostly disagree 30.7% 74.7%
Completely disagree 11.1% 85.8%
Don't know/Refused 14.1% 99.9%
Total N = 1000

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65 or older TOTAL
Completely agree 4.5% 10.9% 8.4% 14.0% 14.2% 16.3% 11.4%
Mostly agree 36.0% 26.8% 33.8% 33.3% 33.8% 32.3% 32.5%
Mostly disagree 34.2% 36.3% 29.0% 29.9% 33.5% 23.6% 30.8%
Completely disagree 14.0% 10.3% 12.3% 12.8% 9.5% 7.9% 11.2%
Don't know/Refused 11.3% 15.6% 16.4% 10.0% 9.1% 19.9% 14.0%
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
Completely agree 16.2% 14.0% 10.1% 11.6% 7.5% 6.3% 11.5%
Mostly agree 49.8% 32.5% 30.0% 28.5% 33.3% 19.6% 32.6%
Mostly disagree 17.2% 32.2% 36.2% 35.0% 30.8% 29.9% 30.7%
Completely disagree 6.8% 8.2% 10.4% 10.9% 15.6% 19.6% 11.1%
Don't know/Refused 10.0% 13.0% 13.4% 13.9% 12.8% 24.6% 14.0%
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
Completely agree 13.8% 12.8% 10.7% 10.2% 11.7%
Mostly agree 32.8% 35.1% 30.9% 29.8% 32.3%
Mostly disagree 22.5% 28.1% 32.8% 35.9% 30.7%
Completely disagree 9.5% 9.3% 12.8% 12.7% 11.1%
Don't know/Refused 21.3% 14.7% 12.8% 11.5% 14.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
998


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Completely agree 14.6% 9.0% 11.7%
Mostly agree 36.9% 28.0% 32.3%
Mostly disagree 29.0% 32.3% 30.7%
Completely disagree 8.3% 13.8% 11.1%
Don't know/Refused 11.1% 16.9% 14.1%
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
Completely agree 11.2% 9.9% 12.6% 12.0% 11.3% 13.9% 11.9%
Mostly agree 29.6% 35.9% 29.8% 37.0% 35.1% 36.0% 33.4%
Mostly disagree 29.0% 27.9% 30.7% 32.4% 29.0% 30.4% 30.0%
Completely disagree 12.1% 12.6% 14.1% 5.2% 14.7% 11.6% 11.7%
Don't know/Refused 18.1% 13.7% 12.8% 13.3% 10.0% 8.3% 12.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
870


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
Completely agree 20.9% 7.3% 7.8% 12.3%
Mostly agree 39.3% 27.3% 34.7% 33.8%
Mostly disagree 24.2% 37.6% 34.0% 31.7%
Completely disagree 3.1% 18.3% 12.0% 11.0%
Don't know/Refused 12.5% 9.5% 11.5% 11.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
924



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