Religion and Politics Survey, 1996

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RACE

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

What is your race?
  1) White
  2) Black
  3) Asian
  4) Other or mixed race
  5) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
White 84.1% 84.1%
Black 10.4% 94.5%
Asian .6% 95.1%
Other or mixed race 4.1% 99.2%
Don't know/Refused .7% 99.9%
Total N = 1975

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18 - 29 years 30 - 49 years 50 and older TOTAL
White 74.9% 84.9% 89.9% 84.2%
Black 15.4% 10.0% 7.8% 10.6%
Asian 1.2% 0.6% 0.4% 0.7%
Other or mixed race 8.5% 4.1% 1.2% 4.1%
Don't know/Refused 0.0% 0.4% 0.7% 0.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1951


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
White 84.2% 84.1% 84.1%
Black 9.3% 11.5% 10.4%
Asian 0.8% 0.5% 0.6%
Other or mixed race 5.0% 3.3% 4.1%
Don't know/Refused 0.8% 0.6% 0.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
1975


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent or other party No preference TOTAL
White 92.7% 76.0% 85.9% 84.6% 84.5%
Black 2.6% 18.0% 9.1% 11.0% 10.2%
Asian 0.7% 0.7% 0.5% 1.1% 0.6%
Other or mixed race 3.9% 4.0% 4.1% 3.3% 4.0%
Don't know/Refused 0.2% 1.4% 0.4% 0.0% 0.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1951


Region (I-REGION)

East Midwest South West TOTAL
White 86.4% 89.0% 79.3% 84.1% 84.1%
Black 9.8% 8.3% 16.0% 4.5% 10.4%
Asian 0.6% 0.2% 0.2% 1.9% 0.6%
Other or mixed race 2.9% 2.0% 3.6% 8.5% 4.1%
Don't know/Refused 0.3% 0.5% 0.9% 0.9% 0.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1975


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Christian Jewish Muslim Other non-Christian No preference Agnostic or Atheist TOTAL
White 84.8% 100.0% 14.3% 75.4% 83.2% 92.9% 84.3%
Black 10.4% 0.0% 61.9% 9.6% 9.4% 0.0% 10.4%
Asian 0.5% 0.0% 4.8% 7.0% 0.5% 0.0% 0.7%
Other or mixed race 3.6% 0.0% 19.0% 7.9% 6.0% 7.1% 4.1%
Don't know/Refused 0.7% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.9% 0.0% 0.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1960



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