Religion and Public Life Survey, 2006

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WARMACT

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

Do you think global warming is a problem that requires immediate government action, or don't you think it requires immediate government action? [Answered only if WARMPROB = 1, 2, or 3 (if respondent sees global warming as a problem).]
  1) Yes, it is a problem that requires immediate government action
  2) No, don't think global warming requires immediate government action
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Yes, it is a problem that requires immediate government action 68.1% 68.1%
No, don't think global warming requires immediate government action 28.4% 96.5%
Don't know/Refused 3.5% 100%
Total N = 904

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-64 65+ TOTAL
Yes, it is a problem that requires immediate government action 77.9% 64.8% 66.3% 68.0% 65.8% 67.9%
No, don't think global warming requires immediate government action 21.2% 30.9% 30.9% 28.4% 29.5% 28.7%
Don't know/Refused 1.0% 4.2% 2.9% 3.6% 4.8% 3.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
895


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, it is a problem that requires immediate government action 57.1% 66.7% 72.5% 67.0% 63.5% 83.2% 67.8%
No, don't think global warming requires immediate government action 37.8% 30.7% 24.8% 27.0% 32.5% 15.8% 28.5%
Don't know/Refused 5.0% 2.7% 2.7% 5.9% 4.0% 1.0% 3.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
899


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
Yes, it is a problem that requires immediate government action 65.1% 68.0% 69.9% 63.6% 73.1% 67.9%
No, don't think global warming requires immediate government action 27.0% 29.6% 27.9% 33.1% 22.6% 28.7%
Don't know/Refused 7.9% 2.4% 2.2% 3.2% 4.3% 3.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
901


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Yes, it is a problem that requires immediate government action 68.0% 68.0% 68.0%
No, don't think global warming requires immediate government action 28.5% 28.5% 28.5%
Don't know/Refused 3.5% 3.6% 3.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
904


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, it is a problem that requires immediate government action 67.8% 69.7% 67.7% 68.1% 66.1% 69.5% 68.0%
No, don't think global warming requires immediate government action 24.3% 27.3% 30.7% 29.2% 32.1% 29.5% 28.8%
Don't know/Refused 7.9% 3.0% 1.6% 2.8% 1.8% 1.0% 3.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
792


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Married Divorced or separated Widowed Never been married TOTAL
Yes, it is a problem that requires immediate government action 66.3% 67.7% 71.9% 70.5% 67.7%
No, don't think global warming requires immediate government action 29.9% 29.2% 24.6% 26.8% 28.8%
Don't know/Refused 3.9% 3.1% 3.5% 2.6% 3.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
900



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