Religion and Public Life Survey, 2008

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MORMFUND

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

Would you favor or oppose The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, or Mormon churches, applying for government funds to provide social services to people who need them? (Q32I)
  1) Favor
  2) Oppose
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Favor 50.1% 50.1%
Oppose 43.8% 93.9%
Don't know/Refused 6.1% 100%
Total N = 2905

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-29 30-44 45-59 60-74 75+ TOTAL
Favor 63.2% 52.6% 49.2% 40.2% 29.6% 50.2%
Oppose 32.1% 42.5% 45.5% 52.3% 57.1% 43.8%
Don't know/Refused 4.6% 4.9% 5.4% 7.5% 13.3% 6.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
2851


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
Favor 44.8% 52.3% 56.8% 55.2% 49.5% 35.5% 50.4%
Oppose 47.7% 41.1% 37.7% 40.1% 46.0% 59.1% 43.8%
Don't know/Refused 7.5% 6.6% 5.5% 4.7% 4.4% 5.4% 5.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
2873


Education (I-EDUC)

Less than high school diploma High school graduate (grade 12 or GED certificate) Business, technical or vocational school AFTER high school or some college (no four-year degree) College graduate (B.S., B.A., or other four-year degree) Post-graduate training or professional schooling after college TOTAL
Favor 48.1% 50.3% 51.6% 49.8% 50.5% 50.2%
Oppose 43.6% 41.6% 44.0% 47.9% 44.5% 43.8%
Don't know/Refused 8.3% 8.1% 4.5% 2.3% 5.0% 6.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
2869


Household income (I-INCOME)

Less than $20,000 $20,000 to under $30,000 $30,000 to under $50,000 $50,000 to under $75,000 $75,000 to under $100,000 $100,000 or more TOTAL
Favor 53.2% 48.5% 51.4% 50.8% 52.9% 49.3% 51.1%
Oppose 38.4% 47.0% 43.1% 44.8% 43.2% 47.4% 43.6%
Don't know/Refused 8.4% 4.5% 5.5% 4.5% 3.9% 3.3% 5.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
2554


Political ideology (I-POLITICS)

Very conservative Conservative Moderate Liberal or very liberal TOTAL
Favor 49.4% 50.2% 53.9% 47.2% 50.6%
Oppose 44.4% 43.4% 39.9% 49.0% 43.7%
Don't know/Refused 6.2% 6.4% 6.2% 3.8% 5.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1411


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Protestant Roman Catholic Other or Jewish None TOTAL
Favor 47.8% 55.9% 54.1% 42.4% 50.2%
Oppose 45.7% 37.9% 40.9% 54.7% 44.1%
Don't know/Refused 6.6% 6.1% 5.0% 2.9% 5.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
2821


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Favor 49.9% 50.2% 50.1%
Oppose 44.8% 43.0% 43.9%
Don't know/Refused 5.3% 6.8% 6.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
2905



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