Religion and Politics Survey, 1996

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REPPOLIC

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

Do you approve or disapprove of the policies and proposals of the Republican leaders in Congress?
  1) Approve
  2) Disapprove
  3) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Approve 36.2% 36.2%
Disapprove 49.5% 85.7%
Don't know/Refused 14.3% 100.0%
Total N = 1975

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18 - 29 years 30 - 49 years 50 and older TOTAL
Approve 38.4% 37.3% 33.3% 36.2%
Disapprove 44.9% 48.2% 54.3% 49.5%
Don't know/Refused 16.7% 14.5% 12.4% 14.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1951


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Approve 42.3% 30.7% 36.2%
Disapprove 45.4% 53.1% 49.5%
Don't know/Refused 12.2% 16.2% 14.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
1975


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent or other party No preference TOTAL
Approve 75.1% 11.9% 29.2% 8.8% 36.5%
Disapprove 14.6% 79.3% 50.9% 37.4% 49.5%
Don't know/Refused 10.3% 8.8% 19.9% 53.8% 14.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1951


Region (I-REGION)

East Midwest South West TOTAL
Approve 38.6% 36.8% 36.0% 33.5% 36.2%
Disapprove 50.3% 49.2% 49.4% 49.1% 49.5%
Don't know/Refused 11.1% 14.0% 14.6% 17.4% 14.3%
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
Approve 38.0% 23.4% 28.6% 31.6% 24.4% 32.1% 36.1%
Disapprove 48.0% 70.2% 71.4% 59.6% 56.5% 57.1% 49.7%
Don't know/Refused 14.0% 6.4% 0.0% 8.8% 19.1% 10.7% 14.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1960



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