Religion and Politics Survey, November 2011

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Q10C

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

As I read some names, please tell me if you have a favorable or unfavorable opinion of each person. First, [INSERT NAME; RANDOMIZE] would you say your overall opinion of [INSERT NAME] is very favorable, mostly favorable, mostly unfavorable, or very unfavorable? How about [NEXT NAME]? [IF NECESSARY: would you say your overall opinion of [NAME] is very favorable, mostly favorable, mostly unfavorable, or very unfavorable?] c. Rick Perry
  1) Very favorable
  2) Mostly favorable
  3) Mostly unfavorable
  4) Very unfavorable
  5) Never heard of (Vol.)
  6) Can't rate (Vol.)
  9) Refused (Vol.)

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Very favorable 4.2% 4.2%
Mostly favorable 21.0% 25.2%
Mostly unfavorable 26.0% 51.2%
Very unfavorable 24.5% 75.7%
Never heard of (Vol.) 11.6% 87.3%
Can't rate (Vol.) 9.7% 97.0%
Refused (Vol.) 3.0% 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
Very favorable 8.3% 0.7% 3.7% 4.4% 3.6% 3.1% 4.2%
Mostly favorable 23.7% 22.6% 22.0% 19.9% 18.2% 17.7% 21.1%
Mostly unfavorable 20.3% 24.7% 29.6% 27.7% 27.7% 26.0% 25.7%
Very unfavorable 17.4% 23.1% 20.6% 30.1% 35.0% 27.0% 24.6%
Never heard of (Vol.) 19.7% 16.0% 10.9% 5.8% 4.6% 8.5% 11.7%
Can't rate (Vol.) 8.1% 10.6% 10.0% 9.0% 9.1% 12.7% 9.7%
Refused (Vol.) 2.5% 2.3% 3.1% 3.1% 1.7% 5.0% 2.9%
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
Very favorable 5.4% 4.7% 5.2% 1.7% 2.6% 4.2%
Mostly favorable 18.2% 24.7% 19.5% 22.7% 16.3% 21.1%
Mostly unfavorable 18.7% 24.6% 23.6% 32.1% 34.3% 25.9%
Very unfavorable 23.9% 21.3% 22.9% 25.5% 36.7% 24.6%
Never heard of (Vol.) 21.1% 11.9% 12.3% 7.1% 3.8% 11.5%
Can't rate (Vol.) 9.6% 9.7% 12.3% 9.1% 5.3% 9.8%
Refused (Vol.) 3.2% 3.1% 4.3% 1.7% 1.0% 3.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1989


Race (I-RACE)

White, non-Hispanic Black, non-Hispanic Hispanic Other TOTAL
Very favorable 3.5% 5.4% 7.1% 4.4% 4.2%
Mostly favorable 22.0% 11.4% 24.0% 23.4% 21.1%
Mostly unfavorable 27.4% 28.8% 18.8% 25.0% 26.3%
Very unfavorable 24.9% 29.9% 21.2% 14.5% 24.3%
Never heard of (Vol.) 10.3% 11.5% 15.7% 14.3% 11.4%
Can't rate (Vol.) 9.5% 8.3% 9.6% 13.8% 9.7%
Refused (Vol.) 2.4% 4.7% 3.6% 4.7% 3.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1979


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Protestant Roman Catholic Other None TOTAL
Very favorable 4.3% 4.6% 3.5% 4.1% 4.2%
Mostly favorable 25.3% 21.1% 19.2% 15.2% 21.3%
Mostly unfavorable 25.0% 25.5% 28.4% 25.9% 25.9%
Very unfavorable 21.6% 22.1% 26.6% 30.5% 24.3%
Never heard of (Vol.) 10.2% 12.4% 10.8% 14.9% 11.7%
Can't rate (Vol.) 10.5% 10.9% 8.8% 6.6% 9.6%
Refused (Vol.) 3.1% 3.4% 2.7% 2.7% 3.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1955


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Very favorable 4.2% 4.2% 4.2%
Mostly favorable 22.5% 19.6% 21.0%
Mostly unfavorable 26.4% 25.6% 26.0%
Very unfavorable 27.3% 21.8% 24.5%
Never heard of (Vol.) 9.9% 13.2% 11.6%
Can't rate (Vol.) 7.3% 12.1% 9.7%
Refused (Vol.) 2.5% 3.5% 3.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
2001


Political ideology (I-POLITICS)

Very conservative Conservative Moderate Liberal Very liberal TOTAL
Very favorable 8.0% 4.0% 3.0% 6.1% 2.1% 4.2%
Mostly favorable 39.2% 28.5% 17.7% 15.8% 4.7% 21.6%
Mostly unfavorable 20.7% 29.0% 29.9% 19.0% 23.1% 26.6%
Very unfavorable 14.3% 16.8% 24.3% 37.6% 49.5% 25.1%
Never heard of (Vol.) 7.8% 8.7% 12.2% 9.3% 13.5% 10.4%
Can't rate (Vol.) 9.3% 11.1% 9.3% 9.7% 2.6% 9.5%
Refused (Vol.) 0.8% 1.9% 3.5% 2.4% 4.7% 2.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1937



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