Religion and Public Life Survey, 2008

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REPSREL

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

Do you feel that the Republican Party is generally friendly toward religion, neutral toward religion, or unfriendly toward religion? (Q44B)
  1) Friendly
  2) Neutral
  3) Unfriendly
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Friendly 52.4% 52.4%
Neutral 28.5% 80.9%
Unfriendly 9.1% 90%
Don't know/Refused 10% 100%
Total N = 2905

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-29 30-44 45-59 60-74 75+ TOTAL
Friendly 45.0% 50.7% 54.9% 57.9% 57.4% 52.3%
Neutral 34.0% 28.3% 30.7% 21.4% 24.5% 28.7%
Unfriendly 12.6% 10.7% 6.4% 8.0% 5.9% 9.1%
Don't know/Refused 8.4% 10.3% 8.0% 12.8% 12.3% 9.9%
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
Friendly 51.4% 50.1% 52.5% 52.6% 55.0% 56.4% 52.5%
Neutral 27.6% 32.3% 28.8% 32.0% 25.3% 17.2% 28.5%
Unfriendly 11.1% 8.7% 7.8% 7.9% 10.8% 10.1% 9.2%
Don't know/Refused 9.8% 8.9% 10.8% 7.5% 8.9% 16.2% 9.8%
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
Friendly 37.1% 45.8% 53.6% 67.7% 69.2% 52.4%
Neutral 28.7% 32.8% 30.6% 21.7% 21.2% 28.7%
Unfriendly 19.2% 10.6% 5.8% 5.1% 3.6% 9.1%
Don't know/Refused 15.0% 10.8% 10.0% 5.5% 6.0% 9.9%
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
Friendly 36.5% 50.4% 50.1% 58.5% 60.9% 70.2% 53.3%
Neutral 31.8% 32.2% 28.8% 32.1% 26.1% 20.6% 28.8%
Unfriendly 15.3% 9.6% 10.2% 3.6% 6.8% 4.5% 8.7%
Don't know/Refused 16.4% 7.8% 10.8% 5.8% 6.2% 4.7% 9.2%
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
Friendly 49.4% 48.5% 58.9% 56.6% 53.4%
Neutral 30.0% 32.7% 26.1% 21.7% 28.0%
Unfriendly 12.3% 8.6% 6.7% 13.8% 9.7%
Don't know/Refused 8.2% 10.3% 8.3% 7.9% 8.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1411


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Protestant Roman Catholic Other or Jewish None TOTAL
Friendly 54.3% 47.6% 48.6% 60.6% 52.5%
Neutral 28.9% 31.7% 29.9% 20.7% 28.7%
Unfriendly 7.9% 10.9% 11.3% 8.1% 9.2%
Don't know/Refused 8.9% 9.8% 10.2% 10.5% 9.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
2821


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Friendly 57.2% 48.0% 52.4%
Neutral 25.6% 31.3% 28.5%
Unfriendly 8.6% 9.5% 9.1%
Don't know/Refused 8.6% 11.3% 10.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
2905



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