ABC News Vatican Meeting - Expectations Poll, 2002

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All frequencies weighted by 74) WEIGHT
1) Respondent number (RESPNO)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL12071715.791183.40
2) Date of Survey (DATE)
TOTAL%
18) March 18, 200254144.8
19) March 19, 200227422.7
20) March 20, 200221317.6
21) March 21, 200217914.8
TOTAL1207100.0
3) Full Fips Code (FIPS)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL120728189.1115845.58
4) Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL12073437.502920.77
5) Census Division (CENSDIV)
TOTAL%
1) New England635.2
2) Middle Atlantic16914
3) East North Central18815.6
4) West North Central836.9
5) South Atlantic22918.9
6) East South Central897.4
7) West South Central13311
8) Mountain836.9
9) Pacific17214.2
TOTAL1209100.0
6) Region (REG4)
TOTAL%
1) East (Census Division 1,2)23119.1
2) Midwest (Census Division 3,4)27122.5
3) South (Census Division 5,6,7)45137.4
4) West (Census Division 8,9)25421
TOTAL1207100.0
7) Designated Market Area – 3 digit code (DMA)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1207620.51111.03
8) ABC State (ABCNUM)
TOTAL%
1) Alabama242
3) Arizona161.3
4) Arkansas10.8
5) California13811.5
6) Colorado201.7
7) Connecticut131.1
8) Delaware5.4
9) District of Columbia2.2
10) Florida584.8
11) Georgia413.4
13) Idaho8.7
14) Illinois443.7
15) Indiana242
16) Iowa171.4
17) Kansas11.9
18) Kentucky242
19) Louisiana221.8
20) Maine1.1
21) Maryland221.8
22) Massachusetts312.6
23) Michigan443.7
24) Minnesota231.9
25) Mississippi181.5
26) Missouri221.8
27) Montana8.7
28) Nebraska6.5
29) Nevada10.8
30) New Hampshire8.7
31) New Jersey352.9
32) New Mexico5.4
33) New York685.6
34) North Carolina393.2
35) North Dakota3.2
36) Ohio494.1
37) Oklahoma131.1
38) Oregon10.8
39) Pennsylvania655.4
40) Rhode Island6.5
41) South Carolina221.8
42) South Dakota1.1
43) Tennessee231.9
44) Texas897.4
45) Utah11.9
46) Vermont3.2
47) Virginia252.1
48) Washington231.9
49) West Virginia141.2
50) Wisconsin272.2
51) Wyoming4.3
TOTAL1205100.0
9) Time zone (TZONE)
TOTAL%
1) Eastern59149
2) Central36129.9
3) Mountain736
4) Pacific18215.1
TOTAL1207100.0
10) Metro Status Code - related to MSA, Metropolitan Statistical Area, used by the Census (METSTAT)
TOTAL%
1) In the center city of an MSA34428.5
2) Outside the center city of an MSA, but inside the county containing the center city24420.2
3) Inside a suburban county of the MSA28123.3
4) In an MSA that has no center city544.5
5) Not in an MSA28223.4
TOTAL1205100.0
11) Number of times Interviewer tried to call (TIMES)
TOTAL%
1) One time47839.6
2) Two times28723.8
3) Three times16113.3
4) Four times1008.3
5) Five times715.9
6) Six times373.1
7) Seven times342.8
8) Eight times252.1
9) Nine times141.2
TOTAL1207100.0
12) Do you approve or disapprove of the way George W. Bush is handling his job as president? (BUSH)
TOTAL%
1) Approve strongly56647.2
2) Approve somewhat36830.7
3) Disapprove strongly12310.3
4) Disapprove somewhat1129.3
8) DK/No opinion292.4
Missing10 
TOTAL1198100.0
13) Do you approve or disapprove of the way Bush is handling the economy? (ECONOMY)
TOTAL%
5) Approve76563.8
6) Disapprove39833.2
8) DK/No opinion363
Missing8 
TOTAL1199100.0
14) Do you approve or disapprove of the way Bush is handling international affairs? (INTLAFFR)
TOTAL%
5) Approve84970.7
6) Disapprove29924.9
8) DK/No opinion534.4
Missing6 
TOTAL1201100.0
15) Do you approve or disapprove of the way Bush is handling the U.S. campaign against terrorism? (TERROR)
TOTAL%
1) Approve strongly66755.5
2) Approve somewhat30225.1
3) Disapprove strongly12410.3
4) Disapprove somewhat887.3
8) DK/No opinion201.7
Missing6 
TOTAL1201100.0
16) Do you approve or disapprove of the way Bush is handling the situation between Israel and the Palestinians? (MIDEAST)
TOTAL%
5) Approve68056.8
6) Disapprove41734.8
8) DK/No opinion1008.4
Missing10 
TOTAL1197100.0
17) Do you think the U.S. campaign against terrorism is going very well, fairly well, not too well or not well at all? (CAMPTERR)
TOTAL%
1) Very well12810.6
2) Fairly well75662.7
3) Not too well20216.7
4) Not well at all1119.2
8) DK/No opinion9.7
TOTAL1206100.0
18) Do you think the United States has to capture or kill Osama bin Laden for the war on terrorism to be a success, or do you think the war on terrorism can be a success without Osama bin Laden being killed or captured? (BINLADEN)
TOTAL%
1) U.S. must capture/kill bin Laden59749.8
2) War can succeed without bin Laden53744.8
8) DK/No opinion645.3
Missing9 
TOTAL1198100.0
19) In its anti-terrorism campaign, do you think the United States IS or IS NOT doing enough to win the support of Muslim people around the world? (ANTITER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, doing enough58548.7
2) No, not doing enough51242.6
8) DK/No opinion1048.7
Missing5 
TOTAL1201100.0
20) How concerned are you about the possibility there will be more major terrorist attacks in the United States - is that something that worries you a great deal, somewhat, not too much or not at all? (WORRYTER)
TOTAL%
1) Great deal36630.5
2) Somewhat51242.6
3) Not too much21417.8
4) Not at all1048.7
8) DK/No opinion5.4
Missing6 
TOTAL1201100.0
21) In the Middle East, are your sympathies more with Israel or more with the Palestinian Authority? (MESYMP)
TOTAL%
1) Israel58849.1
2) Palestinian Authority17314.5
3) Both796.6
4) Neither24620.6
8) DK/No opinion1119.3
Missing10 
TOTAL1197100.0
22) Regardless of your overall feelings toward Israel and the Palestinians, who do you think is more to blame for the recent violence – Israel or the Palestinians? (MEBLAME)
TOTAL%
1) STRONGLY blame Israel897.5
2) SOMEWHAT blame Israel14612.2
3) STRONGLY blame Palestinians33327.9
4) SOMEWHAT blame Palestinians26522.2
5) Both equally21818.3
8) DK/No opinion14312
Missing14 
TOTAL1194100.0
23) In trying to arrange a peace settlement between Israel and the Palestinians, do you think the United States is doing too much, too little or about the right amount? (USPEACE)
TOTAL%
1) Too much14011.6
2) Too little30725.5
3) About the right amount71859.7
8) DK/No opinion383.2
Missing4 
TOTAL1203100.0
24) Do you think America's vital interests are at stake in the situation involving Israel and the Palestinian Authority, or not? (USVITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes73360.9
2) No41634.6
8) DK/No opinion554.6
Missing3 
TOTAL1204100.0
25) Do you think the United States should increase its support for Israel, decrease its support for Israel or keep it about the same? (USISREAL)
TOTAL%
1) Increase18915.7
2) Decrease24820.6
3) Keep the same72159.9
8) DK/No opinion463.8
Missing3 
TOTAL1204100.0
26) Do you think the United States should or should not recognize Palestine as an independent nation? (USRECPAL)
TOTAL%
1) Should recognize81067.8
2) Should not recognize25121
8) DK/No opinion13411.2
Missing13 
TOTAL1195100.0
27) How closely are you following the situation between Israel and the Palestinians - very closely, somewhat closely, not too closely or not closely at all? (CLOSEFOL)
TOTAL%
1) Very closely33627.9
2) Somewhat closely57948.1
3) Not too closely21117.5
4) Not closely at all786.5
Missing2 
TOTAL1204100.0
28) As you may know, Secretary of State Colin Powell visited the Middle East in the past week. Do you think his visit did or did not improve the prospects for peace there? (POWELLME)
TOTAL%
1) Did improve prospects a GREAT DEAL978.8
2) Did improve prospects SOMEWHAT40236.3
3) Did NOT improve prospects60955
Missing99 
TOTAL1108100.0
29) [If POWELL is ‘Did NOT improve the prospects for peace in the Middle East'] Whose fault is that, mainly – the Israelis', the Palestinians' or Powell's? (POWELLFA)
TOTAL%
1) Israelis'8814.6
2) Palestinians'18630.8
3) Powell's6811.3
4) Both the Israelis' and the Palestinians'18230.2
8) DK/No opinion7913.1
Missing603 
TOTAL603100.0
30) Do you think the United States should take the leading role in trying to arrange a peace settlement between the Israelis and the Palestinians, or should the U.S. mainly leave that to the Israelis and the Palestinians themselves? (USMELEAD)
TOTAL%
1) Should take leading role50341.8
2) Leave it to Israelis and Palestinians65554.4
8) DK/No opinion453.7
Missing4 
TOTAL1203100.0
31) Do you think the United States has applied enough pressure on Israel to reach a peace agreement with the Palestinians, or should the U.S. apply more pressure on Israel? (USMEPEAC)
TOTAL%
1) Has applied enough55145.9
2) Should apply more51743
3) Has applied too much504.2
8) DK/No opinion836.9
Missing6 
TOTAL1201100.0
32) Do you think Israel should or should not negotiate directly with Yasser Arafat, leader of the Palestinian Authority? (NEGARAF)
TOTAL%
1) Should negotiate directly78765.6
2) Should NOT negotiate directly33928.3
8) DK/No opinion746.2
Missing7 
TOTAL1200100.0
33) After a series of suicide bombings by Palestinians in Israel, Israel sent its army into Palestinian areas three weeks ago. Do you think this action by Israel was justified or unjustified? (ISRARMY)
TOTAL%
1) Justified79065.9
2) Unjustified34328.6
8) DK/No opinion665.5
Missing8 
TOTAL1199100.0
34) The United States has called on Israel to withdraw its forces from these Palestinian areas. If Israel does not withdraw entirely from these Palestinian areas, do you think the United States should penalize it by reducing U.S. economic aid to Israel, or not? (Note: asked of one-half the sample.) (ECONAID)
TOTAL%
1) Should reduce aid27847.5
2) Should NOT reduce aid26445.1
8) DK/No opinion437.4
Missing622 
TOTAL585100.0
35) The United States has called on Israel to withdraw its forces from these Palestinian areas. If Israel does not withdraw entirely from these Palestinian areas, do you think the United States should penalize it by reducing U.S. military aid to Israel, or not? (Note: asked of one-half the sample.) (MILTAID)
TOTAL%
1) Should reduce aid29147.2
2) Should NOT reduce aid29848.3
8) DK/No opinion284.5
Missing590 
TOTAL617100.0
36) Do you think Israel has done all it reasonably can do to try to avoid civilian casualties in the Palestinian areas, or do you think it should have done more? (ISCIVCAS)
TOTAL%
1) Israel has done all it can35529.6
2) Israel should have done more73561.3
8) DK/No opinion1109.2
Missing7 
TOTAL1200100.0
37) Do you think Yasser Arafat is or is not responsible for terrorist attacks against Israel by Palestinians? (ARAFRESP)
TOTAL%
1) Is responsible90976.2
2) Is NOT responsible18015.1
8) DK/No opinion1048.7
Missing14 
TOTAL1193100.0
38) Do you think Arafat has done all he reasonably can do to end terrorist attacks against Israel by Palestinians, or do you think he can do more? (ARAFEND)
TOTAL%
1) Done all he can796.6
2) Can do more108289.9
8) DK/No opinion423.5
Missing3 
TOTAL1203100.0
39) Would you support or oppose providing a significant amount of U.S. economic aid to the Palestinian Authority, in exchange for a Palestinian peace agreement with Israel? (ECONPEAC)
TOTAL%
1) Support55846.7
2) Oppose56046.9
8) DK/No opinion776.4
Missing12 
TOTAL1195100.0
40) What do you think is Israel's ultimate goal - to take permanent control of the Palestinian areas known as the West Bank and Gaza Strip, or to return these areas to the Palestinian Authority in exchange for guarantees of peace? (GOALCNTR)
TOTAL%
1) Take permanent control of Palestinian areas51943.5
2) Return areas for peace54345.5
8) DK/No opinion13111
Missing14 
TOTAL1193100.0
41) What do you think is the Palestinian Authority's ultimate goal – to destroy the state of Israel, or to establish an independent Palestinian state alongside Israel in the West Bank and Gaza Strip? (GOALDSTY)
TOTAL%
1) Destroy Israel51543.2
2) Establish independent state56847.7
8) DK/No opinion1089.1
Missing16 
TOTAL1191100.0
42) Do you think U.S. support for Israel is hurting U.S. efforts in the war on terrorism, or not? Is YES, is it hurting a great deal or somewhat? (HURTTERR)
TOTAL%
1) Hurting efforts a GREAT DEAL25521.2
2) Hurting efforts SOMEWHAT38932.3
3) NOT hurting efforts48340.1
8) DK/No opinion776.4
Missing3 
TOTAL1204100.0
43) On another subject, do you approve or disapprove of the way the Catholic Church has handled the issue of sexual abuse of children by priests? Do you approve/disapprove STRONGLY or SOMEWHAT? (HNDLSA)
TOTAL%
1) Approve STRONGLY947.9
2) Approve SOMEWHAT1189.9
3) Disapprove STRONGLY68557.4
4) Disapprove SOMEWHAT19316.2
8) DK/No opinion1048.7
Missing13 
TOTAL1194100.0
44) Do you think the church can or cannot be trusted to handle this issue properly in the future? (TRUSTSA)
TOTAL%
1) Can be trusted48240
2) Cannot be trusted63252.5
8) DK/No opinion907.5
Missing3 
TOTAL1204100.0
45) Do you think the church should or should not establish a single, standard procedure on handling sex-abuse charges at every diocese in the country. (CHSTPROC)
TOTAL%
1) Should do106288.6
2) Should NOT do867.2
8) DK/No opinion514.3
Missing8 
TOTAL1199100.0
46) Do you think the church should or should not report to the police any accusation of sexual abuse of children by a priest? (CHREPPOL)
TOTAL%
1) Should do114595.5
2) Should NOT do443.7
8) DK/No opinion10.8
Missing8 
TOTAL1199100.0
47) Do you think the church should or should not tell parishioners of any accusation of sexual abuse of children by a priest in their parish? (CHTLLPA)
TOTAL%
1) Should do94278.7
2) Should NOT do21017.5
8) DK/No opinion453.8
Missing10 
TOTAL1197100.0
48) Do you think the church should or should not suspend any priest accused of sexual abuse of children while the charge is investigated? (CHSSPPR)
TOTAL%
1) Should do105187.5
2) Should NOT do12810.7
8) DK/No opinion221.8
Missing6 
TOTAL1201100.0
49) Do you think the church should or should not remove from the priesthood any priest found to have sexually abused a child? (CHRMPRST)
TOTAL%
1) Should do114795.7
2) Should NOT do373.1
8) DK/No opinion151.3
Missing8 
TOTAL1199100.0
50) [If CHREPPOL is ‘should do'], Should the church be required by law to [report to the police any accusation of sexual abuse of children by a priest], or should it be up to the church to decide? (LAWCHREP)
TOTAL%
1) Required by law96984.7
2) Up to church to decide16414.3
8) DK/No opinion111
Missing63 
TOTAL1144100.0
51) [If CHTLLPA is ‘should do'], Should the church be required by law to [tell parishioners of any accusation of sexual abuse of children by a priest in their parish], or should it be up to the church to decide? (LAWCHTLL)
TOTAL%
1) Required by law68372.6
2) Up to church to decide25527.1
8) DK/No opinion3.3
Missing266 
TOTAL941100.0
52) [If CHSSPPR is ‘should do'], Should the church be required by law to [suspend any priest accused of sexual abuse of children while the charge is investigated], or should it be up to the church to decide? (LAWCHSSP)
TOTAL%
1) Required by law69666.4
2) Up to church to decide34633
8) DK/No opinion6.6
Missing158 
TOTAL1048100.0
53) [If CHRMPRST is ‘should do'], Should the church be required by law to [remove from the priesthood any priest found to have sexually abused a child], or should it be up to the church to decide? (LAWCHRMP)
TOTAL%
1) Required by law81971.5
2) Up to church to decide31427.4
8) DK/No opinion131.1
Missing61 
TOTAL1146100.0
54) As you may know, Cardinal Bernard Law in Boston has been accused of mishandling this issue by transferring priests accused of sexual abuse of children from parish to parish. Do you think Law should or should not resign as cardinal? (CARDLAW)
TOTAL%
1) Should resign96180.3
2) Should NOT resign17814.9
8) DK/No opinion584.8
Missing10 
TOTAL1197100.0
55) American cardinals will be meeting with church officials at the Vatican to discuss how the church handles the issue of sexual abuse of children by priests. Do you think this meeting will or will not produce meaningful improvements in the way the church handles the issue? (VATICAN)
TOTAL%
1) Will produce improvements77164.1
2) Will NOT produce improvements36130
8) DK/No opinion705.8
Missing6 
TOTAL1202100.0
56) Just your best guess - do you think there are similar problems in other countries with the way church leaders have handled the issue of sexual abuse of children by priests, or not? (OTHRCNTY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes102985.5
2) No907.5
8) DK/No opinion857.1
Missing3 
TOTAL1204100.0
57) Generally speaking, do you usually think of yourself as a Democrat, a Republican, an Independent, or other? (PARTYID)
TOTAL%
1) A Democrat37030.9
2) A Republican33828.3
3) An Independent39933.4
4) Or what?726
8) DK/No opinion171.4
Missing11 
TOTAL1196100.0
58) [If PARTYID is ‘an Independent' or ‘Or what?' or ‘Don't know'], Do you lean more towards the Democratic or Republican Party? (LEAN)
TOTAL%
1) Democratic Party17535.9
2) Or, Republican Party15832.4
3) Neither14129
8) DK/No opinion132.7
Missing720 
TOTAL487100.0
59) What was the last grade of school you completed? (EDUC)
TOTAL%
1) Eighth grade or less242
2) Some high school15613
3) Graduated high school or technical school39032.4
4) Some college30125
5) Graduated college24320.2
6) Postgraduate897.4
Missing4 
TOTAL1203100.0
60) What is your age? (AGE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL120744.8516.90
61) Are you of Hispanic origin or background? If "Yes", Are you white Hispanic or black Hispanic? If "NO", Are you white, black, or some other race? (RACE)
TOTAL%
1) White91976.8
2) Black1169.7
3) White Hispanic453.8
4) Black Hispanic8.7
5) Hispanic (no race given)282.3
6) Other race806.7
Missing12 
TOTAL1196100.0
62) If you added together the yearly incomes, before taxes, of all the members of your household for last year, 2001, would the total be: Less than $30,000, or $30,000 or more? (INCOME1)
TOTAL%
1) Less than $30,00032028.3
2) $30,000 or more80971.7
Missing78 
TOTAL1129100.0
63) [If INCOME1 is ‘Less than $30,000'], Would that be: Under $8,000; $8,000 but less than $12,000; $12,000 but less than $20,000; $20,000 but less than $30,000? (INCOME2)
TOTAL%
1) Under $8,0004815
2) $8,000 but less than $12,0004614.3
3) $12,000 but less than $20,0008927.7
4) $20,000 but less than $30,00012238
5) Less than $30,000 (unspecified)165
Missing887 
TOTAL321100.0
64) [If INCOME1 is ‘$30,000 or more'], Would that be: $30,000 but less than $50,000; $50,000 but less than $75,000; Or more than $75,000? (INCOME3)
TOTAL%
1) $30,000 but less than $50,00026332.5
2) $50,000 but less than $75,00022427.7
3) Or more than $75,00030237.3
9) More than $30,000 (unspecified)202.5
Missing398 
TOTAL809100.0
65) May a reporter from ABC NEWS or THE WASHINGTON POST call you to talk about some of the things we've been discussing? (Note: Asked of one out of every five respondents. (CALLBACK)
TOTAL%
1) Yes17371.5
2) No6928.5
Missing965 
TOTAL242100.0
66) Gender (SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Male58148.1
2) Female62651.9
TOTAL1207100.0
67) Would you say your views on most political matters are liberal, moderate, or conservative? (IDEOLOGY)
TOTAL%
1) Liberal28123.4
2) Moderate51843.1
3) Conservative36430.3
4) Don't think in those terms221.8
8) DK/No opinion171.4
Missing4 
TOTAL1202100.0
68) [If EDUC is ‘Graduated college'], Was that a bachelor's degree, or what? (DEGREE)
TOTAL%
2) Bachelor's degree19580.6
3) Other4719.4
Missing965 
TOTAL242100.0
69) Net Religion (RELNET)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant57648.6
2) Catholic28423.9
3) None12810.8
4) Christian (non-Protestant)423.5
5) Other Non-Christian15613.2
Missing21 
TOTAL1186100.0
70) What, if anything, is your religion? (RELIGION)
TOTAL%
1) Agnostic9.8
2) Atheist252.1
3) Baptist18815.9
4) Catholic/Roman Catholic28423.9
6) Episcopalian151.3
7) Jewish171.4
8) Lutheran625.2
9) Methodist584.9
10) Pentecostal221.9
11) Presbyterian262.2
12) Protestant00
13) Southern Baptist8.7
14) NONE12310.4
22) Christian (Non-Protestant)12810.8
23) Other Non-Christian201.7
24) Islam/Muslim5.4
25) Protestant Non-Denominational19616.5
Missing21 
TOTAL1186100.0
71) [If RELIGION is ‘Christian'], Is that a Protestant denomination, or not? (PROTANT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes7546.3
2) No7948.8
8) DK/No opinion84.9
Missing1044 
TOTAL162100.0
72) [If RELIGION is Baptist, Catholic, Episcopalian, Lutheran, Methodist, Pentecostal, Presbyterian, Protestant, Southern Baptist, Christian (Non-Protestant)], Would you consider yourself a born-again or evangelical Christian, or not? (EVANGEL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes41446.4
2) No47953.6
Missing314 
TOTAL893100.0
73) Aside from weddings and funerals, how often do you attend religious services - at least once a week, a few times a month, or less often than that? (ATTENDCH)
TOTAL%
1) At least once a week42035.2
2) A few times a month20617.3
3) Less often than that50242
4) Never665.5
Missing13 
TOTAL1194100.0
74) Weight (WEIGHT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL10.548
75) Region by Census division (REGION)
TOTAL%
1) East (Census division = 1,2)23119.1
2) Midwest (Census division = 3,4)27122.5
3) South (Census division = 5,6,7)45137.4
4) West (Census division = 8,9)25421
TOTAL1207100.0
76) Age Breaks (AGEBREAK)
TOTAL%
1) 18-30 years28023.5
2) 31-44 years35629.9
3) 45-60 years32126.9
4) 61+ years23519.7
Missing14 
TOTAL1192100.0
77) Education Breaks (EDUBREAK)
TOTAL%
1) Less than high school18015
2) Graduated high school39032.4
3) Some college+63452.7
Missing4 
TOTAL1204100.0
78) Income Breaks (INCBREAK)
TOTAL%
1) Under $8000484.2
2) $8000 but less than $12,000464.1
3) $12,000 but less than $20,000897.9
4) $20,000 but less than $30,00012210.8
5) Less than $30,000 (unspecified)161.4
6) $30,000 but less than $50,00026323.3
7) $50,000 but less than $75,00022419.8
8) $75,000 or more30226.7
9) More than $30,000 (unspecified)201.8
Missing78 
TOTAL1130100.0
79) What is your age? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-AGE)
TOTAL%
1) 18-3028023.5
2) 31-4538432.2
3) 46-6435329.6
4) 65+17714.8
Missing14 
TOTAL1194100.0
80) Gender (for use with online analysis) (I-GENDER)
TOTAL%
1) Male58148.1
2) Female62651.9
TOTAL1207100.0
81) What was the last grade of school you completed? (for use with online analysis) (I-EDUC)
TOTAL%
1) Eighth grade or less242
2) Some high school15613
3) Graduated high school or technical school39032.4
4) Some college30125
5) Graduated college24320.2
6) Postgraduate897.4
Missing4 
TOTAL1203100.0
82) Are you of Hispanic origin or background? If "Yes", Are you white Hispanic or black Hispanic? If "NO", Are you white, black, or some other race? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-RACE)
TOTAL%
1) White91976.9
2) Black1169.7
3) Hispanic806.7
6) Other race806.7
Missing12 
TOTAL1195100.0
83) Region by Census division (for use with online analysis) (I-REGION)
TOTAL%
1) East (Census division = 1,2)23119.1
2) Midwest (Census division = 3,4)27122.5
3) South (Census division = 5,6,7)45137.4
4) West (Census division = 8,9)25421
TOTAL1207100.0
84) Net Religion (for use with online analysis) (I-RELIGION)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant57648.6
2) Catholic28423.9
3) None12810.8
4) Christian (non-Protestant)423.5
5) Other Non-Christian15613.2
Missing21 
TOTAL1186100.0
85) Generally speaking, do you usually think of yourself as a Democrat, a Republican, an Independent, or other? (for use with online analysis) (I-PARTYID)
TOTAL%
1) A Democrat37030.9
2) A Republican33828.3
3) An Independent39933.4
4) Or what?726
8) DK/No opinion171.4
Missing11 
TOTAL1196100.0
86) If you added together the yearly incomes, before taxes, of all the members of your household for last year, 2001, would the total be: Less than $30,000, or $30,000 or more? (for use with online analysis) (I-INCOME)
TOTAL%
1) Less than $30,00032028.3
2) $30,000 or more80971.7
Missing78 
TOTAL1129100.0