Religion and Politics Survey, November 2011

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Q11

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

In your opinion, is President Obama doing as much as he can to improve economic conditions or do you think he could be doing more?
  1) Doing as much as he can
  2) Could be doing more
  9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.)

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Doing as much as he can 35.2% 35.2%
Could be doing more 61.1% 96.3%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 3.7% 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
Doing as much as he can 35.7% 31.1% 34.0% 35.9% 39.6% 36.7% 35.3%
Could be doing more 62.1% 65.3% 63.0% 59.8% 57.1% 56.0% 61.0%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 2.2% 3.5% 3.0% 4.3% 3.3% 7.3% 3.7%
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
Doing as much as he can 33.4% 35.0% 30.3% 40.2% 41.6% 35.1%
Could be doing more 61.9% 62.1% 66.1% 55.3% 54.6% 61.2%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 4.7% 3.0% 3.6% 4.6% 3.8% 3.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1989


Race (I-RACE)

White, non-Hispanic Black, non-Hispanic Hispanic Other TOTAL
Doing as much as he can 30.1% 61.5% 34.3% 39.8% 34.9%
Could be doing more 66.2% 33.8% 63.8% 54.6% 61.3%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 3.7% 4.7% 1.9% 5.6% 3.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1979


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Protestant Roman Catholic Other None TOTAL
Doing as much as he can 34.9% 32.8% 38.6% 35.5% 35.1%
Could be doing more 61.4% 63.6% 56.6% 61.3% 61.1%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 3.7% 3.6% 4.7% 3.2% 3.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1955


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Doing as much as he can 32.9% 37.3% 35.2%
Could be doing more 63.8% 58.6% 61.1%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 3.3% 4.1% 3.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
2001


Political ideology (I-POLITICS)

Very conservative Conservative Moderate Liberal Very liberal TOTAL
Doing as much as he can 16.3% 25.5% 37.6% 49.9% 50.5% 35.2%
Could be doing more 76.7% 70.0% 60.2% 49.0% 47.2% 61.7%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 7.0% 4.5% 2.3% 1.1% 2.3% 3.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1937



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