Religion and Politics Survey, November 2011

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Q78

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

IF R HAS RELIGION OTHER THAN MORMONISM: From what you know, do you think that the Mormon religion and your own religion have a lot in common, or do you think that the Mormon religion and your religion are very different?
  1) A lot in common
  2) Very different
  9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.)

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
A lot in common 23.6% 23.6%
Very different 64.1% 87.7%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 12.3% 100.0%
Total N = 1591

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
A lot in common 25.1% 28.0% 26.0% 22.6% 19.4% 20.3% 23.8%
Very different 60.9% 59.4% 62.2% 65.9% 72.6% 67.2% 64.3%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 14.0% 12.6% 11.8% 11.5% 8.0% 12.5% 11.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1566


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
A lot in common 21.3% 20.0% 22.8% 30.8% 29.2% 23.7%
Very different 60.5% 67.7% 66.3% 58.7% 60.5% 64.1%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 18.1% 12.3% 10.9% 10.4% 10.3% 12.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1582


Race (I-RACE)

White, non-Hispanic Black, non-Hispanic Hispanic Other TOTAL
A lot in common 23.7% 25.6% 22.2% 22.9% 23.7%
Very different 65.5% 62.3% 65.2% 51.5% 64.2%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 10.8% 12.1% 12.6% 25.6% 12.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1577


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Protestant Roman Catholic Other None TOTAL
A lot in common 22.7% 23.1% 27.3% 0.0% 23.7%
Very different 65.1% 66.3% 59.2% 0.0% 64.3%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 12.3% 10.6% 13.5% 0.0% 12.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1570


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
A lot in common 28.5% 19.6% 23.6%
Very different 59.6% 67.8% 64.1%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 11.9% 12.7% 12.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
1591


Political ideology (I-POLITICS)

Very conservative Conservative Moderate Liberal Very liberal TOTAL
A lot in common 24.7% 24.2% 22.0% 29.3% 21.6% 24.1%
Very different 70.9% 64.3% 63.7% 62.3% 63.8% 64.4%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 4.3% 11.5% 14.3% 8.4% 14.6% 11.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1550



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