Religion and Politics Survey, 1996

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OPINION2

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

Now I'd like your views on some people and things in the news. As I read from a list, please tell me which category best describes your overall opinion of -- Hillary Clinton
  1) Very favorable
  2) Mostly favorable
  3) Mostly unfavorable
  4) Very unfavorable
  5) Never heard of
  6) Can't rate

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Very favorable 12.9% 12.9%
Mostly favorable 39.8% 52.7%
Mostly unfavorable 26.4% 79.1%
Very unfavorable 16.9% 96.0%
Never heard of .1% 96.1%
Can't rate 3.9% 100.0%
Total N = 1975

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18 - 29 years 30 - 49 years 50 and older TOTAL
Very favorable 9.3% 11.1% 17.6% 12.9%
Mostly favorable 40.9% 39.5% 39.3% 39.8%
Mostly unfavorable 28.8% 30.4% 20.1% 26.5%
Very unfavorable 17.7% 15.7% 17.9% 16.9%
Never heard of 0.1% 0.1% 0.0% 0.1%
Can't rate 3.2% 3.2% 5.2% 3.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1951


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Very favorable 9.5% 16.0% 12.9%
Mostly favorable 37.0% 42.3% 39.8%
Mostly unfavorable 29.1% 24.0% 26.4%
Very unfavorable 19.9% 14.3% 16.9%
Never heard of 0.1% 0.0% 0.1%
Can't rate 4.5% 3.4% 3.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
1975


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent or other party No preference TOTAL
Very favorable 5.3% 23.3% 9.5% 6.6% 12.9%
Mostly favorable 22.8% 51.8% 42.5% 38.5% 39.7%
Mostly unfavorable 38.2% 14.0% 29.0% 27.5% 26.6%
Very unfavorable 31.0% 5.6% 16.2% 16.5% 17.0%
Never heard of 0.0% 0.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Can't rate 2.6% 5.1% 2.9% 11.0% 3.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1951


Region (I-REGION)

East Midwest South West TOTAL
Very favorable 14.1% 13.9% 12.2% 11.7% 12.9%
Mostly favorable 43.9% 40.9% 36.4% 39.8% 39.8%
Mostly unfavorable 23.1% 26.0% 26.8% 29.5% 26.4%
Very unfavorable 14.9% 16.3% 19.5% 15.7% 16.9%
Never heard of 0.0% 0.0% 0.1% 0.1% 0.1%
Can't rate 4.1% 2.8% 5.0% 3.2% 3.9%
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
Very favorable 13.3% 21.3% 19.0% 11.4% 9.7% 3.6% 12.9%
Mostly favorable 39.0% 61.7% 42.9% 46.5% 38.9% 64.3% 39.6%
Mostly unfavorable 26.6% 12.8% 9.5% 25.4% 29.5% 14.3% 26.5%
Very unfavorable 17.4% 0.0% 28.6% 16.7% 15.2% 17.9% 17.0%
Never heard of 0.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.1%
Can't rate 3.7% 4.3% 0.0% 0.0% 6.7% 0.0% 3.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1960



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