Religion and Politics Survey, 1996

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ELEC94_1

(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: Now, thinking back to the 1994 congressional elections in your state, did the clergy at your place of worship or any other religious groups urge you to vote a particular way?
  1) Yes
  2) No
  3) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Yes 7.3% 7.3%
No 90.5% 97.8%
Don't know/Refused 2.2% 100.0%
Total N = 1138

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18 - 29 years 30 - 49 years 50 and older TOTAL
Yes 8.8% 8.0% 6.0% 7.4%
No 89.6% 89.5% 91.6% 90.3%
Don't know/Refused 1.6% 2.5% 2.3% 2.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1119


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Yes 7.8% 6.9% 7.3%
No 90.1% 90.8% 90.5%
Don't know/Refused 2.1% 2.3% 2.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
1138


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent or other party No preference TOTAL
Yes 8.8% 6.1% 7.5% 3.6% 7.3%
No 89.4% 92.2% 89.5% 90.9% 90.4%
Don't know/Refused 1.9% 1.7% 3.0% 5.5% 2.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1129


Region (I-REGION)

East Midwest South West TOTAL
Yes 4.7% 8.7% 7.5% 7.5% 7.3%
No 92.4% 89.8% 89.6% 91.5% 90.5%
Don't know/Refused 2.9% 1.5% 2.9% 1.0% 2.2%
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 6.8% 12.5% 44.4% 16.4% 8.8% 0.0% 7.3%
No 91.1% 62.5% 55.6% 83.6% 85.3% 0.0% 90.5%
Don't know/Refused 2.1% 25.0% 0.0% 0.0% 5.9% 0.0% 2.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1132



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