Religion and Politics Survey, 1996

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PRESELEC

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

How much thought have you given to the coming Presidential election?
  1) Quite a lot
  2) Some
  3) Only a little
  4) None
  5) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Quite a lot 42.5% 42.5%
Some 4.8% 47.3%
Only a little 47.3% 94.6%
None 4.2% 98.8%
Don't know/Refused 1.3% 100.1%
Total N = 1975

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18 - 29 years 30 - 49 years 50 and older TOTAL
Quite a lot 26.2% 42.6% 53.1% 42.3%
Some 4.9% 5.2% 4.2% 4.8%
Only a little 63.5% 47.7% 36.3% 47.6%
None 5.3% 4.0% 3.6% 4.2%
Don't know/Refused 0.1% 0.5% 2.7% 1.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1951


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Quite a lot 43.3% 41.8% 42.5%
Some 5.4% 4.2% 4.8%
Only a little 45.3% 49.0% 47.3%
None 4.6% 3.8% 4.2%
Don't know/Refused 1.5% 1.1% 1.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
1975


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent or other party No preference TOTAL
Quite a lot 50.5% 44.5% 34.6% 38.5% 42.7%
Some 4.1% 4.3% 5.9% 3.3% 4.8%
Only a little 41.5% 46.8% 52.9% 42.9% 47.2%
None 2.6% 3.5% 5.5% 12.1% 4.1%
Don't know/Refused 1.3% 0.9% 1.1% 3.3% 1.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1951


Region (I-REGION)

East Midwest South West TOTAL
Quite a lot 37.5% 44.2% 43.7% 43.8% 42.5%
Some 3.9% 4.7% 4.8% 5.7% 4.8%
Only a little 52.8% 45.6% 45.8% 46.0% 47.3%
None 5.1% 3.8% 4.2% 3.6% 4.2%
Don't know/Refused 0.7% 1.7% 1.6% 0.9% 1.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1975


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Christian Jewish Muslim Other non-Christian No preference Agnostic or Atheist TOTAL
Quite a lot 43.8% 48.9% 42.9% 38.6% 31.1% 46.4% 42.4%
Some 4.7% 10.6% 0.0% 3.5% 6.5% 0.0% 4.8%
Only a little 46.7% 40.4% 57.1% 46.5% 52.5% 53.6% 47.3%
None 3.8% 0.0% 0.0% 4.4% 8.1% 0.0% 4.2%
Don't know/Refused 1.1% 0.0% 0.0% 7.0% 1.8% 0.0% 1.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1960



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