Religion and Politics Survey, 1996

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WATCHTV

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

Which of the following, if any, do you personally do -- Watch religious TV programs or listen to religious radio shows
  1) Yes
  2) No
  3) Don't know

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Yes 45.1% 45.1%
No 54.7% 99.8%
Don't know .3% 100.1%
Total N = 1975

Variable Comparisons

Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Yes 38.9% 50.6% 45.1%
No 60.7% 49.2% 54.7%
Don't know 0.4% 0.2% 0.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
1975


Political party (I-POLPARTY)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
Yes 45.6% 50.9% 38.5% 44.9%
No 54.3% 48.8% 61.1% 54.8%
Don't know 0.2% 0.3% 0.4% 0.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1906


Age (I-AGE)

18 - 29 years 30 - 49 years 50 and older TOTAL
Yes 27.0% 45.1% 57.8% 45.1%
No 72.9% 54.5% 42.0% 54.6%
Don't know 0.1% 0.4% 0.3% 0.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1951


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Married Divorced or separated Widowed Never been married TOTAL
Yes 48.6% 48.2% 64.6% 29.0% 45.1%
No 51.0% 51.4% 35.4% 70.9% 54.6%
Don't know 0.4% 0.3% 0.0% 0.1% 0.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1971


Education (I-EDUCATN)

Less than High school High school graduate (Grade 12 or GED certificate) Some College (no 4-year degree)/Business, technical, or vocational school AFTER high school College graduate (B.S., B.A., or other 4-year degree) Post-graduate training or professional schooling after college (e.g., toward a master's Degree or Ph.D.; law or medical school) TOTAL
Yes 54.2% 48.6% 44.7% 34.4% 31.2% 45.0%
No 45.8% 50.7% 55.3% 65.6% 68.3% 54.7%
Don't know 0.0% 0.7% 0.0% 0.0% 0.5% 0.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1970


Race (I-RACE)

White Black Asian, other or mixed race TOTAL
Yes 41.8% 74.8% 33.3% 44.9%
No 57.8% 25.2% 66.2% 54.8%
Don't know 0.3% 0.0% 0.5% 0.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1962


Household income (I-INCOME)

Less than 20K 20K-39,999 40K-74,999 75K & over TOTAL
Yes 51.9% 47.8% 40.0% 29.1% 44.3%
No 47.9% 52.1% 59.7% 70.5% 55.4%
Don't know 0.2% 0.1% 0.3% 0.4% 0.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1767


Region (I-REGION)

East Midwest South West TOTAL
Yes 31.8% 47.5% 57.5% 35.6% 45.1%
No 67.9% 52.3% 42.3% 64.1% 54.7%
Don't know 0.3% 0.2% 0.3% 0.3% 0.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1975



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