Religion and Politics Survey, 1996

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DEATHPEN

(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? -- The death penalty
  1) Yes
  2) No
  3) Don't know

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Yes 27.0% 27.0%
No 70.4% 97.4%
Don't know 2.6% 100.0%
Total N = 1138

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18 - 29 years 30 - 49 years 50 and older TOTAL
Yes 34.2% 30.4% 19.8% 27.1%
No 62.5% 68.3% 76.5% 70.3%
Don't know 3.3% 1.3% 3.7% 2.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1119


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Yes 29.0% 25.6% 27.0%
No 69.7% 70.9% 70.4%
Don't know 1.2% 3.5% 2.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
1138


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent or other party No preference TOTAL
Yes 27.2% 30.9% 22.6% 18.2% 26.9%
No 68.7% 68.5% 75.3% 70.9% 70.7%
Don't know 4.1% 0.6% 2.1% 10.9% 2.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1129


Region (I-REGION)

East Midwest South West TOTAL
Yes 28.8% 23.6% 30.6% 22.1% 27.0%
No 70.6% 70.8% 67.6% 76.2% 70.4%
Don't know 0.7% 5.7% 1.8% 1.8% 2.6%
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 26.7% 37.5% 50.0% 18.2% 41.2% 0.0% 26.9%
No 70.9% 62.5% 50.0% 70.9% 58.8% 0.0% 70.5%
Don't know 2.5% 0.0% 0.0% 10.9% 0.0% 0.0% 2.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1132



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