Religion and Politics Survey, November 2011

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Q58F2

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

FORM 2: Do you approve or disapprove of the government's decision to withdraw all combat troops from Iraq by the end of this year?
  1) Approve
  2) Disapprove
  9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.)

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Approve 76.3% 76.3%
Disapprove 18.1% 94.4%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 5.6% 100.0%
Total N = 1020

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-29 years old 30-39 years old 40-49 years old 50-59 years old 60-69 years old 70 years and older TOTAL
Approve 76.8% 79.4% 82.1% 78.9% 69.7% 67.2% 76.5%
Disapprove 15.1% 13.7% 14.7% 16.7% 27.4% 25.8% 18.0%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 8.1% 6.9% 3.3% 4.3% 2.9% 7.0% 5.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1006


Education (I-EDUC)

High school incomplete (grades 1-11) High school graduate (grade 12 or GED certificate) Some college, associate degree, no four-year degree or Technical, trade, or vocational school after high school College graduate (B.S., B.A., or other four-year degree) Postgraduate training or professional schooling after college TOTAL
Approve 76.5% 79.8% 73.1% 74.0% 77.5% 76.3%
Disapprove 18.9% 15.0% 20.4% 19.6% 17.0% 18.0%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 4.6% 5.2% 6.5% 6.4% 5.6% 5.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1015


Race (I-RACE)

White, non-Hispanic Black, non-Hispanic Hispanic Other TOTAL
Approve 72.1% 86.5% 86.5% 80.4% 76.2%
Disapprove 21.3% 9.8% 11.2% 14.2% 18.1%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 6.6% 3.7% 2.3% 5.5% 5.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1012


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Protestant Roman Catholic Other None TOTAL
Approve 73.3% 80.5% 76.0% 78.7% 76.6%
Disapprove 20.3% 16.3% 15.8% 16.0% 17.7%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 6.3% 3.3% 8.2% 5.3% 5.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
998


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Approve 75.5% 77.0% 76.3%
Disapprove 20.3% 16.0% 18.1%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 4.2% 7.0% 5.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
1020


Political ideology (I-POLITICS)

Very conservative Conservative Moderate Liberal Very liberal TOTAL
Approve 52.5% 63.0% 83.9% 92.2% 82.9% 76.7%
Disapprove 39.8% 30.1% 12.3% 5.0% 12.4% 18.4%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 7.7% 6.8% 3.8% 2.8% 4.8% 4.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
987



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