Religion and Politics Survey, November 2011

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Q34E

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

IF REGICERT = 1: As I read some phrases, please tell me whether you think each one describes Mitt Romney. First, [INSERT FIRST ITEM; RANDOMIZE], does this describe Mitt Romney, or not? How about [INSERT NEXT ITEM]? [REPEAT IF NECESSARY: does this describe Mitt Romney, or not]? e. Well-qualified to be president
  1) Yes, describes Mitt Romney
  2) No
  9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.)

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Yes, describes Mitt Romney 53.6% 53.6%
No 33.1% 86.7%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 13.3% 100.0%
Total N = 1576

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, describes Mitt Romney 49.2% 54.0% 54.5% 52.0% 57.2% 54.5% 53.5%
No 34.8% 33.1% 32.1% 36.4% 34.2% 28.0% 33.2%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 16.0% 12.8% 13.3% 11.6% 8.6% 17.5% 13.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1549


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, describes Mitt Romney 41.2% 47.0% 51.6% 63.2% 65.8% 53.6%
No 38.2% 37.1% 34.0% 27.3% 27.5% 33.1%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 20.6% 15.9% 14.4% 9.5% 6.8% 13.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1572


Race (I-RACE)

White, non-Hispanic Black, non-Hispanic Hispanic Other TOTAL
Yes, describes Mitt Romney 58.6% 24.0% 48.3% 54.0% 53.7%
No 29.0% 62.4% 30.9% 32.5% 33.0%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 12.5% 13.7% 20.7% 13.5% 13.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1562


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Protestant Roman Catholic Other None TOTAL
Yes, describes Mitt Romney 53.3% 59.5% 45.1% 54.3% 53.6%
No 31.5% 26.8% 43.0% 35.4% 32.9%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 15.2% 13.7% 11.9% 10.3% 13.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1538


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Yes, describes Mitt Romney 60.0% 47.9% 53.6%
No 32.5% 33.6% 33.1%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 7.5% 18.5% 13.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
1576


Political ideology (I-POLITICS)

Very conservative Conservative Moderate Liberal Very liberal TOTAL
Yes, describes Mitt Romney 59.8% 62.7% 51.3% 43.3% 50.6% 54.2%
No 30.4% 26.5% 34.9% 39.8% 45.5% 33.3%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 9.8% 10.8% 13.8% 16.8% 3.9% 12.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1540



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