Religion and Politics Survey, 1996

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CATHTYPE

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

ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE CATHOLIC: As I read from a list, please tell me which, if any, of the following descriptions apply to you.
  1) Traditional Catholic
  2) Progressive Catholic
  3) None of the above
  4) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Traditional Catholic 50.6% 50.6%
Progressive Catholic 42.2% 92.8%
None of the above 4.2% 97.0%
Don't know/Refused 3.0% 100.0%
Total N = 480

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18 - 29 years 30 - 49 years 50 and older TOTAL
Traditional Catholic 42.9% 50.9% 57.7% 50.7%
Progressive Catholic 44.9% 45.2% 34.5% 41.9%
None of the above 7.9% 2.5% 3.6% 4.3%
Don't know/Refused 4.3% 1.5% 4.3% 3.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
472


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Traditional Catholic 53.8% 48.0% 50.6%
Progressive Catholic 38.6% 45.1% 42.2%
None of the above 5.3% 3.3% 4.2%
Don't know/Refused 2.3% 3.6% 3.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
480


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent or other party No preference TOTAL
Traditional Catholic 54.7% 47.3% 50.7% 41.2% 50.5%
Progressive Catholic 40.4% 46.0% 40.7% 35.3% 42.3%
None of the above 4.2% 3.8% 4.8% 0.0% 4.2%
Don't know/Refused 0.8% 2.9% 3.7% 23.5% 3.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
475


Region (I-REGION)

East Midwest South West TOTAL
Traditional Catholic 58.0% 51.0% 40.4% 48.0% 50.6%
Progressive Catholic 34.5% 43.7% 54.2% 40.6% 42.2%
None of the above 5.4% 1.6% 1.0% 9.1% 4.2%
Don't know/Refused 2.1% 3.7% 4.4% 2.3% 3.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
480


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Christian Jewish Muslim Other non-Christian No preference Agnostic or Atheist TOTAL
Traditional Catholic 50.6% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 50.6%
Progressive Catholic 42.2% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 42.2%
None of the above 4.2% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 4.2%
Don't know/Refused 3.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 3.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
480



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