Religion and Public Life Survey, 2005

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CONCVALU

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

Thinking about the two major political parties in this country, which one would you say is most concerned with protecting religious values: the Republicans or the Democrats? [Asked only if FORM = 2.]
  1) The Republicans
  2) The Democrats
  3) Neither
  4) Both equally
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
The Republicans 51.5% 51.5%
The Democrats 27.7% 79.2%
Neither 5.3% 84.5%
Both equally 4.9% 89.4%
Don't know/Refused 10.6% 100%
Total N = 1000

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65 or older TOTAL
The Republicans 57.5% 53.8% 53.5% 47.0% 50.9% 48.5% 51.7%
The Democrats 22.9% 26.8% 28.6% 34.9% 26.9% 23.2% 27.7%
Neither 5.5% 3.4% 2.5% 7.4% 9.8% 4.5% 5.3%
Both equally 3.8% 1.9% 6.2% 2.4% 5.1% 10.6% 5.0%
Don't know/Refused 10.3% 14.1% 9.2% 8.3% 7.3% 13.2% 10.4%
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
The Republicans 55.7% 56.9% 46.6% 46.6% 51.9% 48.0% 51.6%
The Democrats 24.6% 24.4% 33.6% 32.5% 29.8% 22.9% 28.0%
Neither 7.4% 5.5% 6.2% 2.8% 5.6% 2.2% 5.0%
Both equally 1.0% 7.4% 5.2% 4.4% 1.6% 9.4% 4.9%
Don't know/Refused 11.3% 5.8% 8.5% 13.7% 11.2% 17.5% 10.5%
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
The Republicans 34.3% 48.8% 56.3% 58.4% 51.6%
The Democrats 33.9% 29.7% 24.5% 25.5% 27.8%
Neither 3.5% 6.2% 3.6% 6.1% 5.2%
Both equally 7.1% 4.6% 5.1% 3.9% 4.8%
Don't know/Refused 21.3% 10.7% 10.5% 6.1% 10.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
998


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
The Republicans 54.5% 48.7% 51.5%
The Democrats 25.4% 30.0% 27.8%
Neither 5.6% 5.0% 5.3%
Both equally 4.7% 5.0% 4.9%
Don't know/Refused 9.9% 11.2% 10.6%
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
The Republicans 39.3% 42.7% 55.4% 55.7% 62.3% 68.8% 53.6%
The Democrats 38.0% 29.4% 26.7% 25.5% 19.9% 17.1% 26.7%
Neither 4.1% 5.7% 3.4% 7.1% 6.1% 3.0% 4.7%
Both equally 4.9% 8.0% 7.0% 2.2% 4.8% 3.3% 5.1%
Don't know/Refused 13.7% 14.1% 7.6% 9.5% 6.9% 7.9% 9.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
870


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
The Republicans 79.8% 30.9% 49.7% 53.9%
The Democrats 9.3% 50.4% 27.2% 28.9%
Neither 3.2% 4.5% 6.5% 4.6%
Both equally 3.1% 6.5% 5.3% 4.9%
Don't know/Refused 4.6% 7.8% 11.3% 7.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
924



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