Religion and Politics Survey, November 2011

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Q59

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

Overall, do you think the United States has mostly succeeded or mostly failed in achieving its goals in Iraq?
  1) Mostly succeeded
  2) Mostly failed
  9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.)

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Mostly succeeded 56.3% 56.3%
Mostly failed 33.3% 89.6%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 10.4% 100.0%
Total N = 2001

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
Mostly succeeded 57.9% 56.5% 61.2% 60.1% 53.8% 44.4% 56.5%
Mostly failed 33.9% 34.4% 29.6% 31.2% 36.5% 36.5% 33.3%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 8.2% 9.1% 9.2% 8.8% 9.6% 19.1% 10.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1965


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
Mostly succeeded 45.3% 59.9% 57.3% 60.5% 51.6% 56.3%
Mostly failed 42.1% 28.9% 32.8% 31.3% 38.8% 33.3%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 12.6% 11.2% 10.0% 8.1% 9.6% 10.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1989


Race (I-RACE)

White, non-Hispanic Black, non-Hispanic Hispanic Other TOTAL
Mostly succeeded 57.0% 56.5% 54.6% 55.3% 56.5%
Mostly failed 32.3% 30.6% 38.2% 37.9% 33.3%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 10.7% 12.9% 7.2% 6.8% 10.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1979


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Protestant Roman Catholic Other None TOTAL
Mostly succeeded 58.5% 61.3% 57.0% 46.7% 56.7%
Mostly failed 30.0% 29.9% 33.4% 43.4% 33.1%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 11.4% 8.8% 9.6% 9.9% 10.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1955


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Mostly succeeded 55.4% 57.1% 56.3%
Mostly failed 35.2% 31.5% 33.3%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 9.3% 11.4% 10.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
2001


Political ideology (I-POLITICS)

Very conservative Conservative Moderate Liberal Very liberal TOTAL
Mostly succeeded 68.3% 61.1% 57.2% 51.1% 39.7% 57.2%
Mostly failed 17.3% 28.7% 35.4% 41.3% 44.4% 33.5%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 14.4% 10.2% 7.4% 7.6% 15.8% 9.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1937



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