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QN11_A

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

All in all, do you favor or oppose the death penalty for persons convicted of murder?
  1) Favor
  2) Oppose
  8) Don't know
  9) Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Favor 47% 47%
Oppose 41.5% 88.5%
Don't know 10.1% 98.6%
Refused 1.4% 100%
Total N = 4016

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-29 30-39 40-54 55-64 65+ TOTAL
Favor 48.4% 47.2% 45.6% 48.1% 47.4% 47.2%
Oppose 40.4% 41.5% 44.1% 36.4% 41.3% 41.4%
Don't know 10.1% 10.2% 8.9% 13.0% 9.7% 10.1%
Refused 1.0% 1.1% 1.4% 2.4% 1.6% 1.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
3893


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Married Divorced Separated Widowed Never been married TOTAL
Favor 45.7% 49.1% 45.6% 52.3% 48.9% 47.1%
Oppose 42.5% 35.7% 40.4% 40.1% 41.1% 41.3%
Don't know 10.0% 14.3% 12.8% 5.2% 9.3% 10.1%
Refused 1.7% 0.9% 1.2% 2.3% 0.7% 1.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
3910


Region (I-REGION)

Northeast North Central South West TOTAL
Favor 41.4% 38.7% 52.9% 45.4% 47.0%
Oppose 46.0% 50.8% 34.9% 43.9% 41.5%
Don't know 10.1% 9.4% 10.9% 9.5% 10.1%
Refused 2.4% 1.2% 1.3% 1.3% 1.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
4016


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Favor 48.7% 45.1% 47.0%
Oppose 40.4% 42.6% 41.5%
Don't know 9.3% 10.9% 10.1%
Refused 1.5% 1.3% 1.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
4016


Education (I-EDUC)

Less than high school High school grad or GED Business, technical, or vocational school after high school Some college, no 4-year degree College graduate, post-graduate training or professional schooling after college TOTAL
Favor 38.7% 53.8% 44.5% 54.8% 50.6% 47.0%
Oppose 45.4% 36.4% 47.6% 38.7% 42.9% 41.7%
Don't know 14.4% 8.8% 7.3% 4.7% 4.5% 10.0%
Refused 1.5% 1.0% 0.5% 1.7% 2.0% 1.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
3837



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