Religion and Politics Survey, 1996

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REGION

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

Census region where respondent lives
  1) East
  2) Midwest
  3) South
  4) West

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
East 20.9% 20.9%
Midwest 24.2% 45.1%
South 33.8% 78.9%
West 21.1% 100.0%
Total N = 1975

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18 - 29 years 30 - 49 years 50 and older TOTAL
East 21.7% 20.3% 20.6% 20.7%
Midwest 20.9% 24.8% 25.8% 24.2%
South 32.0% 32.9% 36.3% 33.9%
West 25.4% 22.0% 17.3% 21.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1951


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
East 22.0% 20.0% 20.9%
Midwest 23.8% 24.5% 24.2%
South 32.7% 34.8% 33.8%
West 21.5% 20.7% 21.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
1975


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent or other party No preference TOTAL
East 19.9% 19.6% 24.1% 3.3% 20.9%
Midwest 25.4% 22.7% 24.2% 33.0% 24.2%
South 31.9% 38.2% 30.4% 50.5% 33.9%
West 22.9% 19.5% 21.2% 13.2% 21.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1951


Region (I-REGION)

East Midwest South West TOTAL
East 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 20.9%
Midwest 0.0% 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 24.2%
South 0.0% 0.0% 100.0% 0.0% 33.8%
West 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0% 21.1%
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
East 20.1% 61.7% 42.9% 10.5% 24.0% 21.4% 20.9%
Midwest 25.9% 10.6% 14.3% 21.9% 15.2% 17.9% 24.4%
South 35.3% 19.1% 23.8% 28.1% 25.6% 28.6% 33.8%
West 18.7% 8.5% 19.0% 39.5% 35.3% 32.1% 20.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1960



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