Religion and Politics Survey, 1996

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ERNMNY2

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

ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE EMPLOYED: Do you think you will be able to earn enough money in the future to lead the kind of life you want, or not?
  1) Yes
  2) No
  3) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Yes 69.5% 69.5%
No 25.3% 94.8%
Don't know/Refused 5.3% 100.1%
Total N = 1440

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18 - 29 years 30 - 49 years 50 and older TOTAL
Yes 85.7% 67.1% 54.0% 69.6%
No 11.7% 28.6% 35.4% 25.2%
Don't know/Refused 2.7% 4.3% 10.6% 5.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1427


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Yes 71.5% 67.2% 69.5%
No 22.7% 28.3% 25.3%
Don't know/Refused 5.9% 4.6% 5.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
1440


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent or other party No preference TOTAL
Yes 74.8% 67.0% 67.8% 58.3% 69.5%
No 21.2% 26.3% 27.2% 35.0% 25.2%
Don't know/Refused 4.0% 6.7% 5.0% 6.7% 5.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1430


Region (I-REGION)

East Midwest South West TOTAL
Yes 73.0% 66.0% 68.8% 70.9% 69.5%
No 22.4% 28.9% 25.2% 24.1% 25.3%
Don't know/Refused 4.6% 5.1% 6.0% 4.9% 5.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1440


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Christian Jewish Muslim Other non-Christian No preference Agnostic or Atheist TOTAL
Yes 69.2% 73.5% 82.4% 81.5% 67.2% 62.5% 69.4%
No 25.9% 23.5% 17.6% 14.8% 23.8% 37.5% 25.3%
Don't know/Refused 4.9% 2.9% 0.0% 3.7% 9.0% 0.0% 5.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1430



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