Religion and Public Life Survey, 2008

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CLINTVAL

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

From what you've read and heard, would you say Bill Clinton has moral values that are very conservative, conservative, moderate, liberal, or very liberal? (Question asked on Form 1 only) (Q34ABF1)
  1) Very conservative
  2) Conservative
  3) Moderate
  4) Liberal
  5) Very liberal
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Very conservative 4.9% 4.9%
Conservative 10.6% 15.5%
Moderate 21.1% 36.6%
Liberal 33.8% 70.4%
Very liberal 20.8% 91.2%
Don't know/Refused 8.8% 100%
Total N = 1440

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-29 30-44 45-59 60-74 75+ TOTAL
Very conservative 8.5% 5.6% 2.3% 5.9% 0.0% 5.0%
Conservative 16.0% 10.1% 9.6% 6.7% 10.3% 10.7%
Moderate 23.9% 21.7% 23.6% 16.7% 14.4% 21.3%
Liberal 37.3% 33.6% 34.2% 30.5% 27.8% 33.6%
Very liberal 8.8% 21.2% 22.3% 29.3% 29.9% 20.8%
Don't know/Refused 5.6% 7.8% 8.0% 10.9% 17.5% 8.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1413


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 conservative 8.2% 4.8% 4.0% 5.9% 1.8% 7.1% 5.0%
Conservative 7.6% 13.9% 11.6% 9.4% 10.4% 5.0% 10.4%
Moderate 13.0% 22.4% 20.8% 19.6% 23.9% 28.4% 21.2%
Liberal 26.6% 29.1% 39.2% 43.5% 32.4% 31.2% 33.8%
Very liberal 34.2% 21.3% 19.2% 14.5% 19.4% 19.1% 20.9%
Don't know/Refused 10.3% 8.5% 5.2% 7.1% 12.2% 9.2% 8.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1424


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
Very conservative 9.0% 6.4% 4.2% 2.1% 0.7% 5.0%
Conservative 25.1% 12.2% 7.5% 2.1% 6.2% 10.7%
Moderate 20.9% 21.0% 18.9% 20.9% 28.1% 21.2%
Liberal 16.6% 27.7% 40.1% 48.5% 41.1% 33.8%
Very liberal 14.7% 21.4% 22.8% 21.3% 22.6% 20.8%
Don't know/Refused 13.7% 11.4% 6.6% 5.1% 1.4% 8.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1421


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
Very conservative 8.7% 4.8% 7.1% 0.0% 2.8% 2.1% 4.7%
Conservative 16.0% 15.2% 9.9% 8.3% 4.9% 5.2% 10.2%
Moderate 22.6% 20.0% 25.3% 23.8% 22.2% 19.3% 22.4%
Liberal 22.3% 23.0% 34.0% 42.7% 41.0% 42.9% 33.8%
Very liberal 15.0% 28.5% 16.2% 19.4% 26.4% 25.8% 20.9%
Don't know/Refused 15.3% 8.5% 7.5% 5.8% 2.8% 4.7% 8.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1268


Political ideology (I-POLITICS)

Very conservative Conservative Moderate Liberal or very liberal TOTAL
Very conservative 16.9% 3.5% 1.4% 2.1% 4.9%
Conservative 10.3% 17.3% 6.9% 5.9% 10.6%
Moderate 14.4% 16.2% 28.9% 24.1% 21.3%
Liberal 21.8% 30.9% 38.6% 43.1% 34.2%
Very liberal 29.2% 22.8% 16.6% 19.0% 21.3%
Don't know/Refused 7.4% 9.2% 7.6% 5.9% 7.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1411


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Protestant Roman Catholic Other or Jewish None TOTAL
Very conservative 5.2% 5.8% 3.7% 4.5% 5.1%
Conservative 9.8% 10.6% 16.1% 7.3% 10.7%
Moderate 20.0% 20.1% 24.3% 22.6% 21.0%
Liberal 33.5% 32.3% 31.2% 42.4% 34.0%
Very liberal 23.5% 19.5% 16.5% 17.5% 20.7%
Don't know/Refused 7.8% 11.7% 8.3% 5.6% 8.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1400


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Very conservative 5.3% 4.6% 4.9%
Conservative 8.8% 12.2% 10.5%
Moderate 23.1% 19.2% 21.1%
Liberal 32.2% 35.4% 33.9%
Very liberal 22.3% 19.5% 20.8%
Don't know/Refused 8.3% 9.2% 8.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
1440



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