Changing Faiths: Latinos and the Transformation of American Religion

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

Next, regardless of whether you will vote in the upcoming elections, please tell me if you think the Republican Party or the Democratic Party could do a better job in each of the following areas. Which party could do a better job of dealing with the economy?
  1) The Republican Party
  2) The Democratic Party
  3) Both equally
  4) Neither
  8) Don't know
  9) Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
The Republican Party 25.5% 25.5%
The Democratic Party 44.3% 69.8%
Both equally 4.6% 74.4%
Neither 3.4% 77.8%
Don't know 21.1% 98.9%
Refused 1% 99.9%
Total N = 4016

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-29 30-39 40-54 55-64 65+ TOTAL
The Republican Party 29.1% 21.9% 25.8% 22.2% 30.2% 25.8%
The Democratic Party 38.9% 42.1% 50.5% 50.1% 47.3% 44.5%
Both equally 4.7% 4.9% 4.3% 4.1% 4.8% 4.6%
Neither 2.8% 3.8% 4.5% 2.2% 1.6% 3.4%
Don't know 23.5% 26.4% 14.3% 19.2% 15.4% 20.8%
Refused 0.9% 0.9% 0.5% 2.2% 0.6% 0.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
3893


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Married Divorced Separated Widowed Never been married TOTAL
The Republican Party 25.2% 21.1% 16.7% 34.7% 27.7% 25.4%
The Democratic Party 44.7% 49.5% 52.0% 37.6% 41.5% 44.4%
Both equally 4.3% 5.9% 5.6% 6.9% 4.1% 4.6%
Neither 3.2% 4.6% 5.6% 2.3% 3.0% 3.4%
Don't know 21.3% 18.6% 19.4% 16.8% 23.2% 21.3%
Refused 1.4% 0.3% 0.8% 1.7% 0.4% 1.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
3910


Region (I-REGION)

Northeast North Central South West TOTAL
The Republican Party 20.8% 19.4% 31.8% 23.0% 25.5%
The Democratic Party 51.0% 50.9% 41.5% 43.4% 44.4%
Both equally 4.7% 3.3% 4.4% 5.0% 4.6%
Neither 3.3% 1.2% 3.1% 4.0% 3.3%
Don't know 18.6% 25.2% 18.0% 23.9% 21.1%
Refused 1.6% 0.0% 1.4% 0.8% 1.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
4016


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
The Republican Party 26.8% 24.2% 25.5%
The Democratic Party 48.0% 40.5% 44.4%
Both equally 4.6% 4.5% 4.6%
Neither 3.5% 3.2% 3.4%
Don't know 15.9% 26.6% 21.1%
Refused 1.1% 1.0% 1.0%
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
The Republican Party 21.2% 25.9% 20.5% 34.2% 33.2% 25.8%
The Democratic Party 41.9% 43.4% 51.1% 47.4% 49.7% 44.4%
Both equally 3.1% 6.2% 10.0% 5.1% 2.8% 4.6%
Neither 3.2% 3.2% 1.1% 4.1% 4.8% 3.4%
Don't know 29.9% 19.7% 16.8% 8.5% 9.3% 21.0%
Refused 0.6% 1.5% 0.5% 0.8% 0.3% 0.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
3837



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