Religion and Public Life Survey, 2008

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

Candidate's position category read second on LIKEMCCN, TRBLMCCN, LIKEOBMA, and TRBLOBMA (XRQ16_2)
  1) His positions on moral and social issues
  2) His positions on economic issues
  3) His positions on foreign policy issues

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
His positions on moral and social issues 34.2% 34.2%
His positions on economic issues 34.1% 68.3%
His positions on foreign policy issues 31.7% 100%
Total N = 2414

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-29 30-44 45-59 60-74 75+ TOTAL
His positions on moral and social issues 35.7% 32.9% 33.6% 36.9% 30.0% 34.1%
His positions on economic issues 30.0% 35.0% 34.6% 32.9% 41.1% 34.2%
His positions on foreign policy issues 34.3% 32.1% 31.8% 30.2% 28.9% 31.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
2373


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
His positions on moral and social issues 37.2% 32.7% 30.3% 31.5% 37.8% 41.3% 34.2%
His positions on economic issues 32.6% 33.3% 33.9% 35.9% 34.5% 35.4% 34.1%
His positions on foreign policy issues 30.3% 34.0% 35.8% 32.7% 27.6% 23.3% 31.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
2388


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
His positions on moral and social issues 33.2% 32.6% 37.7% 33.0% 33.7% 34.1%
His positions on economic issues 35.9% 33.8% 32.7% 35.1% 34.4% 34.1%
His positions on foreign policy issues 30.9% 33.6% 29.6% 31.8% 31.9% 31.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
2389


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
His positions on moral and social issues 35.3% 33.2% 36.5% 35.2% 32.8% 33.9% 34.7%
His positions on economic issues 35.3% 30.6% 34.8% 32.5% 34.7% 34.9% 34.0%
His positions on foreign policy issues 29.3% 36.2% 28.7% 32.3% 32.5% 31.3% 31.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
2128


Political ideology (I-POLITICS)

Very conservative Conservative Moderate Liberal or very liberal TOTAL
His positions on moral and social issues 33.8% 31.4% 35.1% 36.5% 34.0%
His positions on economic issues 33.8% 30.6% 34.8% 34.8% 33.3%
His positions on foreign policy issues 32.4% 38.0% 30.1% 28.7% 32.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1186


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Protestant Roman Catholic Other or Jewish None TOTAL
His positions on moral and social issues 33.6% 30.3% 37.2% 40.1% 34.1%
His positions on economic issues 34.6% 35.5% 31.8% 33.8% 34.3%
His positions on foreign policy issues 31.8% 34.2% 30.9% 26.1% 31.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
2345


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
His positions on moral and social issues 36.6% 32.0% 34.2%
His positions on economic issues 33.0% 35.1% 34.1%
His positions on foreign policy issues 30.4% 32.9% 31.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
2414



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