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QN15

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

Do you think the U.S. made the right decision or the wrong decision in using military force against Iraq?
  1) Right decision
  2) Wrong decision
  8) Don't know
  9) Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Right decision 31.2% 31.2%
Wrong decision 56.3% 87.5%
Don't know 11.2% 98.7%
Refused 1.3% 100%
Total N = 4016

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-29 30-39 40-54 55-64 65+ TOTAL
Right decision 32.0% 28.9% 33.0% 30.1% 32.2% 31.2%
Wrong decision 52.1% 60.4% 56.9% 59.6% 55.6% 56.6%
Don't know 15.2% 10.2% 8.7% 8.7% 10.3% 11.2%
Refused 0.8% 0.6% 1.4% 1.6% 1.9% 1.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
3893


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Married Divorced Separated Widowed Never been married TOTAL
Right decision 31.7% 35.0% 29.5% 32.6% 28.2% 30.9%
Wrong decision 58.1% 51.7% 55.4% 55.8% 55.7% 56.6%
Don't know 8.5% 12.7% 14.3% 11.0% 15.5% 11.2%
Refused 1.7% 0.6% 0.8% 0.6% 0.7% 1.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
3910


Region (I-REGION)

Northeast North Central South West TOTAL
Right decision 27.4% 26.6% 35.4% 29.7% 31.2%
Wrong decision 56.1% 59.5% 52.4% 59.2% 56.3%
Don't know 14.3% 11.5% 10.6% 10.5% 11.2%
Refused 2.1% 2.4% 1.6% 0.5% 1.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
4016


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Right decision 32.0% 30.2% 31.2%
Wrong decision 55.8% 57.0% 56.4%
Don't know 10.8% 11.6% 11.2%
Refused 1.4% 1.2% 1.3%
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
Right decision 27.4% 35.4% 24.2% 33.0% 36.3% 31.3%
Wrong decision 57.9% 52.0% 70.0% 57.7% 57.1% 56.7%
Don't know 13.8% 11.2% 5.8% 8.1% 5.3% 10.9%
Refused 0.9% 1.4% 0.0% 1.2% 1.3% 1.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
3837



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