Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in the United States

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GOV_ABOR

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

Please tell me whether you completely agree, mostly agree, mostly disagree or completely disagree with the following statements: the government should not interfere with a woman's ability to have an abortion.
  1) Completely agree
  2) Mostly agree
  3) Mostly disagree
  4) Completely disagree
  8) Don't know
  9) Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Completely agree 39.7% 39.7%
Mostly agree 23.5% 63.2%
Mostly disagree 12.3% 75.5%
Completely disagree 20.0% 95.5%
Don't know 4.1% 99.6%
Refused .4% 100.0%
Total N = 1074

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18 - 24 25 - 29 30 - 39 40 - 49 50 - 59 60 + TOTAL
Completely agree 32.2% 42.4% 43.8% 35.8% 46.0% 39.5% 40.0%
Mostly agree 26.7% 23.7% 23.4% 23.6% 23.8% 20.4% 23.2%
Mostly disagree 20.0% 5.1% 8.8% 12.8% 12.7% 12.6% 12.2%
Completely disagree 20.0% 25.4% 19.7% 23.0% 15.1% 20.4% 20.2%
Don't know 1.1% 3.4% 4.4% 4.7% 1.6% 6.6% 4.0%
Refused 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.8% 0.6% 0.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1044


Education (I-EDUC)

Did not complete high school High school graduate Tech./voc. school after HS Some college or assoc. degree College graduate Post-graduate TOTAL
Completely agree 30.2% 35.2% 30.4% 42.6% 50.4% 46.1% 39.5%
Mostly agree 16.0% 28.2% 28.3% 21.9% 23.1% 23.7% 23.7%
Mostly disagree 13.2% 14.4% 17.4% 10.7% 9.1% 11.8% 12.4%
Completely disagree 34.9% 17.6% 17.4% 21.3% 14.9% 13.2% 20.0%
Don't know 5.7% 4.2% 6.5% 3.6% 2.5% 3.9% 4.1%
Refused 0.0% 0.5% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 1.3% 0.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1064


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Completely agree 41.9% 37.7% 39.7%
Mostly agree 22.9% 24.0% 23.5%
Mostly disagree 12.7% 11.9% 12.3%
Completely disagree 19.0% 20.9% 20.0%
Don't know 2.8% 5.2% 4.1%
Refused 0.6% 0.3% 0.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
1074


Household income (I-INCOME)

Less than $20,000 $20- to under $30,000 $30- to under $50,000 $50- to under $75,000 $75- to under $100,000 $100,000 or more TOTAL
Completely agree 43.2% 38.7% 36.4% 51.0% 40.8% 43.0% 42.1%
Mostly agree 21.3% 26.7% 24.3% 23.5% 28.2% 23.3% 24.0%
Mostly disagree 9.7% 16.0% 12.1% 8.2% 15.5% 9.3% 11.4%
Completely disagree 20.0% 13.3% 25.7% 15.3% 12.7% 19.8% 18.9%
Don't know 5.8% 5.3% 0.7% 1.0% 2.8% 4.7% 3.4%
Refused 0.0% 0.0% 0.7% 1.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
907


Race (I-RACE)

White (not Hispanic) Black (not Hispanic) Asian (not Hispanic) Other or mixed race (not Hispanic) Hispanic (any mention) TOTAL
Completely agree 41.5% 43.0% 57.1% 25.0% 28.9% 39.6%
Mostly agree 23.7% 17.7% 42.9% 35.7% 21.1% 23.4%
Mostly disagree 12.1% 19.0% 0.0% 10.7% 8.9% 12.3%
Completely disagree 18.6% 13.9% 0.0% 28.6% 34.4% 20.2%
Don't know 3.6% 6.3% 0.0% 0.0% 6.7% 4.1%
Refused 0.6% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1063


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Single most important thing Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important TOTAL
Completely agree 24.0% 32.4% 54.2% 57.1% 58.3% 39.9%
Mostly agree 14.4% 25.7% 23.5% 25.0% 26.7% 23.3%
Mostly disagree 16.8% 13.8% 12.7% 3.6% 3.3% 12.4%
Completely disagree 39.2% 22.3% 7.2% 10.7% 11.7% 20.0%
Don't know 5.6% 4.9% 2.4% 3.6% 0.0% 4.0%
Refused 0.0% 0.9% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1068



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