Religion and Politics Survey, 1996

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HCREFORM

(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? -- Health care reform
  1) Yes
  2) No
  3) Don't know

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Yes 26.5% 26.5%
No 70.3% 96.8%
Don't know 3.2% 100.0%
Total N = 1138

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18 - 29 years 30 - 49 years 50 and older TOTAL
Yes 30.8% 23.4% 27.6% 26.6%
No 67.4% 74.7% 67.4% 70.3%
Don't know 1.8% 1.9% 5.0% 3.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1119


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Yes 26.5% 26.4% 26.5%
No 70.6% 70.1% 70.3%
Don't know 2.9% 3.4% 3.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
1138


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent or other party No preference TOTAL
Yes 18.4% 33.1% 27.8% 18.2% 26.4%
No 79.0% 64.5% 68.6% 67.3% 70.5%
Don't know 2.5% 2.4% 3.6% 14.5% 3.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1129


Region (I-REGION)

East Midwest South West TOTAL
Yes 27.4% 22.9% 28.7% 25.8% 26.5%
No 71.7% 71.4% 68.5% 71.2% 70.3%
Don't know 0.9% 5.7% 2.8% 3.0% 3.2%
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 25.7% 75.0% 66.7% 34.5% 23.5% 0.0% 26.4%
No 71.2% 25.0% 33.3% 63.6% 55.9% 0.0% 70.4%
Don't know 3.0% 0.0% 0.0% 1.8% 20.6% 0.0% 3.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1132



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