Religion and Politics Survey, 1996

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CRTNVT94

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

ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO VOTED IN THE 1994 ELECTIONS FOR CONGRESS: Are you absolutely certain you voted, or is there a chance you may not have?
  1) Absolutely certain
  2) Did not vote/ may not have voted
  3) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Absolutely certain 91.1% 91.1%
Did not vote/ may not have voted 7.5% 98.6%
Don't know/Refused 1.3% 99.9%
Total N = 1183

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18 - 29 years 30 - 49 years 50 and older TOTAL
Absolutely certain 83.2% 90.6% 93.8% 91.0%
Did not vote/ may not have voted 15.5% 8.6% 4.4% 7.6%
Don't know/Refused 1.3% 0.9% 1.8% 1.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1160


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Absolutely certain 91.6% 90.8% 91.1%
Did not vote/ may not have voted 6.4% 8.6% 7.5%
Don't know/Refused 2.1% 0.6% 1.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
1183


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent or other party No preference TOTAL
Absolutely certain 92.9% 91.0% 88.6% 97.5% 91.1%
Did not vote/ may not have voted 6.5% 7.9% 8.8% 2.5% 7.6%
Don't know/Refused 0.6% 1.0% 2.7% 0.0% 1.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1179


Region (I-REGION)

East Midwest South West TOTAL
Absolutely certain 91.2% 92.3% 89.2% 92.8% 91.1%
Did not vote/ may not have voted 8.8% 6.5% 8.2% 6.4% 7.5%
Don't know/Refused 0.0% 1.2% 2.6% 0.8% 1.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1183


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Christian Jewish Muslim Other non-Christian No preference Agnostic or Atheist TOTAL
Absolutely certain 91.4% 100.0% 100.0% 94.7% 85.8% 81.8% 91.1%
Did not vote/ may not have voted 7.4% 0.0% 0.0% 5.3% 11.2% 18.2% 7.5%
Don't know/Refused 1.2% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 3.0% 0.0% 1.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1176



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