Religion and Politics Survey, 1996

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HUNGER

(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? -- Hunger and poverty
  1) Yes
  2) No
  3) Don't know

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Yes 87.4% 87.4%
No 11.4% 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 88.0% 85.5% 88.9% 87.3%
No 9.6% 13.0% 10.8% 11.4%
Don't know 2.4% 1.5% 0.3% 1.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1119


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Yes 87.2% 87.5% 87.4%
No 11.8% 11.1% 11.4%
Don't know 1.0% 1.4% 1.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
1138


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent or other party No preference TOTAL
Yes 83.4% 90.5% 89.3% 74.5% 87.5%
No 15.9% 8.1% 10.4% 16.4% 11.5%
Don't know 0.7% 1.4% 0.3% 9.1% 1.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1129


Region (I-REGION)

East Midwest South West TOTAL
Yes 92.6% 86.4% 86.9% 84.2% 87.4%
No 7.0% 12.3% 11.4% 15.0% 11.4%
Don't know 0.4% 1.3% 1.8% 0.8% 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 87.7% 100.0% 100.0% 70.9% 85.3% 0.0% 87.4%
No 11.1% 0.0% 0.0% 27.3% 14.7% 0.0% 11.4%
Don't know 1.3% 0.0% 0.0% 1.8% 0.0% 0.0% 1.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1132



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