Religion and Politics Survey, 1996

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HMSXLLWS

(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? -- Laws regarding homosexuals
  1) Yes
  2) No
  3) Don't know

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Yes 35.4% 35.4%
No 62.5% 97.9%
Don't know 2.1% 100.0%
Total N = 1138

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18 - 29 years 30 - 49 years 50 and older TOTAL
Yes 42.0% 32.8% 34.5% 35.4%
No 54.2% 66.6% 62.6% 62.4%
Don't know 3.9% 0.5% 2.9% 2.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1119


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Yes 36.5% 34.6% 35.4%
No 61.6% 63.1% 62.5%
Don't know 1.9% 2.3% 2.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
1138


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent or other party No preference TOTAL
Yes 38.5% 35.2% 32.0% 38.2% 35.4%
No 59.4% 64.1% 65.5% 50.9% 62.7%
Don't know 2.1% 0.7% 2.6% 10.9% 2.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1129


Region (I-REGION)

East Midwest South West TOTAL
Yes 29.0% 33.4% 41.8% 31.3% 35.4%
No 70.6% 63.5% 56.5% 65.4% 62.5%
Don't know 0.4% 3.1% 1.8% 3.3% 2.1%
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 34.9% 50.0% 66.7% 41.8% 35.3% 0.0% 35.3%
No 63.2% 50.0% 33.3% 49.1% 58.8% 0.0% 62.5%
Don't know 1.9% 0.0% 0.0% 9.1% 5.9% 0.0% 2.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1132



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