Religion and Politics Survey, 1996

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LIVENOW

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

Which of the following BEST describes the place where you now live?
  1) A large city
  2) A suburb near a large city
  3) A small city or town
  4) A rural area
  5) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
A large city 18.7% 18.7%
A suburb near a large city 24.2% 42.9%
A small city or town 36.7% 79.6%
A rural area 19.8% 99.4%
Don't know/Refused .6% 100.0%
Total N = 1975

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18 - 29 years 30 - 49 years 50 and older TOTAL
A large city 20.7% 19.6% 16.0% 18.6%
A suburb near a large city 25.7% 22.8% 24.5% 24.1%
A small city or town 41.2% 34.8% 36.4% 36.9%
A rural area 12.0% 22.6% 21.9% 19.9%
Don't know/Refused 0.4% 0.1% 1.1% 0.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1951


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
A large city 17.8% 19.6% 18.7%
A suburb near a large city 26.2% 22.4% 24.2%
A small city or town 33.6% 39.4% 36.7%
A rural area 22.0% 17.8% 19.8%
Don't know/Refused 0.5% 0.8% 0.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
1975


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent or other party No preference TOTAL
A large city 15.8% 21.9% 19.0% 12.1% 18.9%
A suburb near a large city 24.5% 26.0% 22.5% 20.9% 24.2%
A small city or town 37.0% 33.5% 38.6% 41.8% 36.5%
A rural area 22.4% 17.6% 19.2% 25.3% 19.8%
Don't know/Refused 0.3% 1.0% 0.6% 0.0% 0.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1951


Region (I-REGION)

East Midwest South West TOTAL
A large city 13.7% 18.1% 17.8% 26.0% 18.7%
A suburb near a large city 29.9% 24.4% 20.2% 24.7% 24.2%
A small city or town 38.3% 37.1% 35.8% 35.9% 36.7%
A rural area 17.9% 20.1% 25.1% 12.6% 19.8%
Don't know/Refused 0.1% 0.3% 1.1% 0.8% 0.6%
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
A large city 18.0% 42.6% 38.1% 22.8% 19.6% 21.4% 18.7%
A suburb near a large city 24.2% 40.4% 33.3% 22.8% 22.1% 32.1% 24.2%
A small city or town 36.2% 6.4% 14.3% 37.7% 44.2% 32.1% 36.6%
A rural area 20.8% 10.6% 14.3% 16.7% 13.6% 14.3% 19.8%
Don't know/Refused 0.7% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.5% 0.0% 0.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1960



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