Religion and Public Life Survey, 2008

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REGIST

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

Are you NOW registered to vote in your precinct or election district or haven't you been able to register so far?
  1) Yes, registered
  2) No, not registered
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Yes, registered 78.8% 78.8%
No, not registered 21% 99.8%
Don't know/Refused .2% 100%
Total N = 2905

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-29 30-44 45-59 60-74 75+ TOTAL
Yes, registered 61.0% 75.6% 86.0% 89.9% 91.1% 78.8%
No, not registered 39.0% 24.0% 13.8% 10.1% 8.4% 21.0%
Don't know/Refused 0.0% 0.4% 0.3% 0.0% 0.5% 0.2%
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
Yes, registered 81.3% 82.8% 79.1% 79.5% 74.5% 71.0% 78.9%
No, not registered 18.1% 17.2% 20.5% 20.3% 25.5% 28.6% 20.9%
Don't know/Refused 0.5% 0.0% 0.4% 0.2% 0.0% 0.3% 0.2%
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
Yes, registered 56.5% 75.5% 83.1% 91.7% 91.7% 78.9%
No, not registered 43.5% 24.5% 16.3% 8.1% 8.0% 20.9%
Don't know/Refused 0.0% 0.0% 0.6% 0.2% 0.3% 0.2%
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
Yes, registered 63.0% 72.5% 79.9% 84.4% 88.3% 92.9% 79.3%
No, not registered 36.9% 27.2% 20.1% 15.6% 11.0% 6.9% 20.5%
Don't know/Refused 0.2% 0.3% 0.0% 0.0% 0.6% 0.2% 0.2%
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
Yes, registered 86.0% 78.1% 77.0% 81.0% 79.7%
No, not registered 13.2% 21.7% 22.3% 19.0% 19.9%
Don't know/Refused 0.8% 0.2% 0.7% 0.0% 0.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1411


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Protestant Roman Catholic Other or Jewish None TOTAL
Yes, registered 84.1% 75.0% 75.0% 74.3% 79.0%
No, not registered 15.7% 24.9% 24.6% 25.4% 20.8%
Don't know/Refused 0.2% 0.1% 0.4% 0.3% 0.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
2821


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Yes, registered 76.8% 80.7% 78.8%
No, not registered 23.0% 19.1% 21.0%
Don't know/Refused 0.2% 0.2% 0.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
2905



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