Religion and Politics Survey, November 2011

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Q35E

(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 Herman Cain. First, [INSERT FIRST ITEM; RANDOMIZE], does this describe Herman Cain, or not? How about [INSERT NEXT ITEM]? [REPEAT IF NECESSARY: does this describe Herman Cain, or not]? e. Well-qualified to be president
  1) Yes, describes Herman Cain
  2) No
  9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.)

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Yes, describes Herman Cain 32.8% 32.8%
No 52.5% 85.3%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 14.7% 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 Herman Cain 36.2% 39.9% 31.0% 32.3% 32.8% 26.3% 32.8%
No 49.3% 45.0% 53.8% 55.7% 54.8% 55.4% 52.6%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 14.6% 15.2% 15.2% 11.9% 12.5% 18.3% 14.6%
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 Herman Cain 39.3% 34.8% 33.1% 33.0% 23.9% 32.7%
No 41.8% 47.6% 51.6% 55.3% 67.6% 52.6%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 19.0% 17.6% 15.3% 11.7% 8.5% 14.6%
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 Herman Cain 33.9% 27.9% 32.3% 31.4% 33.0%
No 51.2% 60.8% 53.3% 48.7% 52.3%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 14.8% 11.3% 14.4% 19.9% 14.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1562


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Protestant Roman Catholic Other None TOTAL
Yes, describes Herman Cain 36.2% 29.7% 35.6% 26.4% 33.0%
No 46.6% 58.2% 50.6% 60.4% 52.2%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 17.2% 12.1% 13.8% 13.2% 14.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1538


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Yes, describes Herman Cain 38.4% 27.8% 32.8%
No 50.6% 54.3% 52.5%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 11.0% 17.9% 14.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
1576


Political ideology (I-POLITICS)

Very conservative Conservative Moderate Liberal Very liberal TOTAL
Yes, describes Herman Cain 67.1% 44.6% 24.0% 17.0% 21.5% 33.1%
No 24.7% 40.8% 61.7% 65.5% 73.0% 53.0%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 8.2% 14.6% 14.3% 17.5% 5.6% 13.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1540



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