Religion and Politics Survey, November 2011

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Q81

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

IF NOT MORMON: Based on what you have read or heard about Mormons, do you think their religion is a Christian religion, or do you think it is not a Christian religion?
  1) Yes, their religion is a Christian religion
  2) No, their religion is not a Christian religion
  9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.)

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Yes, their religion is a Christian religion 51.5% 51.5%
No, their religion is not a Christian religion 31.8% 83.3%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 16.7% 100.0%
Total N = 1962

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
Yes, their religion is a Christian religion 52.3% 51.1% 48.5% 53.8% 56.0% 49.8% 51.8%
No, their religion is not a Christian religion 33.6% 33.8% 33.6% 31.5% 29.1% 26.5% 31.8%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 14.2% 15.2% 17.8% 14.7% 14.8% 23.8% 16.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1926


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
Yes, their religion is a Christian religion 37.2% 47.7% 55.9% 59.7% 57.1% 51.6%
No, their religion is not a Christian religion 38.9% 30.1% 32.2% 26.8% 34.5% 31.8%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 23.8% 22.2% 11.9% 13.5% 8.3% 16.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1950


Race (I-RACE)

White, non-Hispanic Black, non-Hispanic Hispanic Other TOTAL
Yes, their religion is a Christian religion 54.9% 41.7% 47.4% 43.1% 51.5%
No, their religion is not a Christian religion 31.3% 30.2% 34.4% 37.4% 32.0%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 13.8% 28.1% 18.1% 19.5% 16.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1941


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Protestant Roman Catholic Other None TOTAL
Yes, their religion is a Christian religion 45.6% 54.3% 55.7% 56.1% 51.4%
No, their religion is not a Christian religion 37.6% 27.4% 29.0% 30.0% 32.2%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 16.8% 18.3% 15.3% 13.9% 16.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1916


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Yes, their religion is a Christian religion 55.2% 48.0% 51.5%
No, their religion is not a Christian religion 30.4% 33.1% 31.8%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 14.4% 19.0% 16.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
1962


Political ideology (I-POLITICS)

Very conservative Conservative Moderate Liberal Very liberal TOTAL
Yes, their religion is a Christian religion 36.3% 51.0% 55.9% 54.2% 53.6% 52.4%
No, their religion is not a Christian religion 51.6% 29.9% 31.0% 28.7% 33.6% 32.2%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 12.2% 19.1% 13.1% 17.2% 12.8% 15.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1898



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