Religion and Politics Survey, 1996

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ABORTN

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

ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ATTEND CHURCH AT LEAST ONCE OR TWICE A MONTH: Does the clergy at your place of worship speak out on this issue? -- Abortion
  1) Yes
  2) No
  3) Don't know

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Yes 59.9% 59.9%
No 38.9% 98.8%
Don't know 1.2% 100.0%
Total N = 1138

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18 - 29 years 30 - 49 years 50 and older TOTAL
Yes 60.7% 62.4% 56.6% 59.8%
No 37.9% 36.5% 42.1% 38.9%
Don't know 1.4% 1.1% 1.3% 1.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1119


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Yes 63.9% 57.1% 59.9%
No 35.3% 41.4% 38.9%
Don't know 0.8% 1.5% 1.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
1138


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent or other party No preference TOTAL
Yes 64.2% 58.1% 58.2% 54.5% 60.0%
No 35.4% 41.5% 40.6% 27.3% 38.9%
Don't know 0.4% 0.5% 1.1% 18.2% 1.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1129


Region (I-REGION)

East Midwest South West TOTAL
Yes 63.8% 58.2% 61.5% 54.6% 59.9%
No 35.5% 40.1% 37.1% 44.9% 38.9%
Don't know 0.7% 1.8% 1.4% 0.5% 1.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1138


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Christian Jewish Muslim Other non-Christian No preference Agnostic or Atheist TOTAL
Yes 60.4% 50.0% 66.7% 50.9% 38.2% 0.0% 59.9%
No 38.3% 50.0% 33.3% 49.1% 61.8% 0.0% 38.9%
Don't know 1.3% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 1.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1132



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