Religion and Politics Survey, 1996

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SCHLPRYR

(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? -- Prayer in public schools
  1) Yes
  2) No
  3) Don't know

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Yes 56.8% 56.8%
No 40.4% 97.2%
Don't know 2.8% 100.0%
Total N = 1138

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18 - 29 years 30 - 49 years 50 and older TOTAL
Yes 62.1% 61.8% 49.0% 56.9%
No 35.6% 36.4% 46.8% 40.2%
Don't know 2.2% 1.8% 4.2% 2.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1119


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Yes 59.6% 54.9% 56.8%
No 38.3% 41.8% 40.4%
Don't know 2.1% 3.3% 2.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
1138


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent or other party No preference TOTAL
Yes 59.4% 57.6% 54.8% 41.8% 57.0%
No 38.2% 41.0% 41.9% 43.6% 40.4%
Don't know 2.4% 1.4% 3.3% 14.5% 2.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1129


Region (I-REGION)

East Midwest South West TOTAL
Yes 54.6% 52.7% 68.0% 40.6% 56.8%
No 44.9% 42.5% 28.4% 58.9% 40.4%
Don't know 0.4% 4.8% 3.6% 0.5% 2.8%
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 56.7% 50.0% 83.3% 41.8% 79.4% 0.0% 56.9%
No 40.3% 50.0% 16.7% 58.2% 20.6% 0.0% 40.3%
Don't know 3.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 2.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1132



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