Religion and Public Life Survey, 2006

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WARMPROB

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

In your view, is global warming a very serious problem, somewhat serious, not too serious, or not a problem? [Answered only if FORM = 2.]
  1) Very serious
  2) Somewhat serious
  3) Not too serious
  4) Not a problem
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Very serious 43.2% 43.2%
Somewhat serious 36.1% 79.3%
Not too serious 10.6% 89.9%
Not a problem 8.7% 98.6%
Don't know/Refused 1.4% 100%
Total N = 1007

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-64 65+ TOTAL
Very serious 49.6% 44.8% 36.4% 45.7% 38.6% 42.9%
Somewhat serious 34.5% 39.5% 37.9% 35.0% 34.7% 36.2%
Not too serious 4.2% 11.6% 15.4% 10.4% 9.7% 10.7%
Not a problem 11.8% 4.1% 10.3% 7.4% 12.5% 8.8%
Don't know/Refused 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 1.5% 4.5% 1.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
998


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 serious 34.3% 39.7% 51.9% 43.3% 44.4% 47.1% 43.1%
Somewhat serious 33.6% 42.7% 31.9% 37.5% 34.6% 31.4% 36.2%
Not too serious 15.4% 11.3% 8.8% 7.7% 15.8% 5.0% 10.6%
Not a problem 13.3% 4.6% 6.9% 11.5% 3.8% 14.9% 8.8%
Don't know/Refused 3.5% 1.7% 0.6% 0.0% 1.5% 1.7% 1.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1002


Education (I-EDUC)

Less than high school High school graduate (Grade 12 or GED certificate) Some college, no 4-year degree (or Vocational or Technical degree AFTER high school) College graduate (B.S., B.A., or other 4-year degree) Post-graduate training or professional schooling after college (e.g., toward a master's Degree or Ph.D.; law or medical school TOTAL
Very serious 43.4% 42.7% 39.8% 44.9% 46.5% 42.9%
Somewhat serious 34.3% 32.8% 41.9% 34.7% 40.4% 36.3%
Not too serious 11.2% 9.4% 12.0% 12.6% 8.1% 10.7%
Not a problem 7.7% 13.4% 5.4% 7.2% 5.1% 8.8%
Don't know/Refused 3.5% 1.7% 0.8% 0.6% 0.0% 1.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1004


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Very serious 40.3% 45.9% 43.2%
Somewhat serious 34.9% 37.3% 36.1%
Not too serious 13.2% 8.0% 10.5%
Not a problem 11.2% 6.5% 8.7%
Don't know/Refused 0.4% 2.3% 1.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
1007


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 serious 52.4% 37.2% 45.7% 39.9% 36.1% 42.5% 43.1%
Somewhat serious 26.8% 38.9% 37.6% 38.6% 44.5% 35.0% 36.5%
Not too serious 11.3% 11.5% 8.1% 12.7% 10.1% 10.8% 10.6%
Not a problem 7.1% 11.5% 7.6% 7.0% 7.6% 11.7% 8.4%
Don't know/Refused 2.4% 0.9% 1.0% 1.9% 1.7% 0.0% 1.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
875


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Married Divorced or separated Widowed Never been married TOTAL
Very serious 40.4% 46.3% 43.8% 46.8% 42.8%
Somewhat serious 37.5% 37.4% 23.3% 37.4% 36.4%
Not too serious 12.7% 4.8% 11.0% 9.4% 10.7%
Not a problem 9.1% 9.5% 12.3% 5.9% 8.7%
Don't know/Refused 0.3% 2.0% 9.6% 0.5% 1.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1001



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