Religion and Politics Survey, 1996

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OPINION3

(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 -- Louis Farrakhan
  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 3.1% 3.1%
Mostly favorable 12.8% 15.9%
Mostly unfavorable 24.5% 40.4%
Very unfavorable 30.1% 70.5%
Never heard of 21.4% 91.9%
Can't rate 8.2% 100.1%
Total N = 1975

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18 - 29 years 30 - 49 years 50 and older TOTAL
Very favorable 6.2% 2.2% 2.0% 3.1%
Mostly favorable 22.2% 11.6% 8.2% 13.0%
Mostly unfavorable 23.3% 28.6% 19.8% 24.4%
Very unfavorable 21.6% 28.5% 38.0% 30.1%
Never heard of 20.9% 21.2% 22.3% 21.5%
Can't rate 5.7% 7.8% 9.7% 8.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1951


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Very favorable 4.1% 2.2% 3.1%
Mostly favorable 11.6% 13.9% 12.8%
Mostly unfavorable 27.7% 21.6% 24.5%
Very unfavorable 34.7% 25.9% 30.1%
Never heard of 15.5% 26.7% 21.4%
Can't rate 6.4% 9.7% 8.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
1975


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent or other party No preference TOTAL
Very favorable 2.2% 4.1% 3.1% 0.0% 3.1%
Mostly favorable 8.2% 17.2% 12.2% 16.5% 12.8%
Mostly unfavorable 22.2% 25.0% 26.7% 16.5% 24.6%
Very unfavorable 37.8% 24.4% 30.1% 19.8% 30.2%
Never heard of 22.2% 20.6% 19.9% 38.5% 21.2%
Can't rate 7.3% 8.7% 8.0% 8.8% 8.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1951


Region (I-REGION)

East Midwest South West TOTAL
Very favorable 3.5% 2.4% 4.0% 2.2% 3.1%
Mostly favorable 13.3% 12.7% 12.9% 12.4% 12.8%
Mostly unfavorable 25.7% 22.3% 22.5% 29.1% 24.5%
Very unfavorable 34.4% 30.9% 29.6% 25.6% 30.1%
Never heard of 15.0% 21.9% 23.6% 23.5% 21.4%
Can't rate 8.1% 10.0% 7.4% 7.3% 8.2%
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 3.0% 0.0% 38.1% 4.4% 2.5% 0.0% 3.1%
Mostly favorable 11.8% 4.3% 14.3% 25.4% 19.4% 14.3% 12.9%
Mostly unfavorable 23.7% 31.9% 28.6% 21.1% 28.6% 39.3% 24.4%
Very unfavorable 30.4% 63.8% 4.8% 20.2% 26.7% 42.9% 30.1%
Never heard of 22.3% 0.0% 0.0% 21.1% 17.7% 3.6% 21.3%
Can't rate 8.7% 0.0% 14.3% 7.9% 5.1% 0.0% 8.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1960



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