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 third on LIKEMCCN, TRBLMCCN, LIKEOBMA, and TRBLOBMA (XRQ16_3)
  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 32.8% 32.8%
His positions on economic issues 32.3% 65.1%
His positions on foreign policy issues 34.9% 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 32.6% 32.7% 32.2% 36.0% 28.6% 32.8%
His positions on economic issues 32.9% 32.7% 32.7% 29.6% 32.4% 32.1%
His positions on foreign policy issues 34.6% 34.6% 35.1% 34.4% 39.0% 35.1%
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 30.4% 32.0% 37.4% 34.7% 33.1% 26.7% 32.8%
His positions on economic issues 36.3% 31.0% 31.4% 31.5% 28.2% 37.9% 32.2%
His positions on foreign policy issues 33.3% 37.0% 31.1% 33.7% 38.7% 35.4% 35.0%
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 35.0% 34.9% 27.4% 35.0% 33.5% 32.9%
His positions on economic issues 29.6% 32.1% 35.8% 28.8% 32.7% 32.2%
His positions on foreign policy issues 35.4% 33.0% 36.7% 36.2% 33.8% 34.9%
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 27.8% 39.0% 32.8% 32.3% 34.7% 33.5% 33.0%
His positions on economic issues 34.7% 29.9% 31.9% 33.3% 27.9% 32.0% 31.9%
His positions on foreign policy issues 37.4% 31.2% 35.3% 34.4% 37.4% 34.5% 35.1%
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 31.9% 34.3% 31.3% 33.0% 32.7%
His positions on economic issues 26.0% 36.0% 32.9% 37.8% 33.6%
His positions on foreign policy issues 42.2% 29.7% 35.7% 29.1% 33.6%
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 33.3% 33.3% 32.1% 28.9% 32.6%
His positions on economic issues 30.8% 32.7% 33.0% 36.6% 32.3%
His positions on foreign policy issues 35.9% 34.0% 34.8% 34.4% 35.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
2345


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
His positions on moral and social issues 32.0% 33.6% 32.8%
His positions on economic issues 30.5% 33.8% 32.3%
His positions on foreign policy issues 37.5% 32.6% 34.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
2414



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