Mid-November Survey, 2001

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

(ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE A RELIGION OTHER THAN ISLAM) From what you know, do you think that the Muslim religion and your own religion have a lot in common, or do you think that the Muslim religion and your religion are very different?
  1) A lot in common
  2) Very different
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
A lot in common 31.3% 31.3%
Very different 52.1% 83.4%
Don't know/Refused 16.6% 100%
Total N = 1352

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-64 65+ TOTAL
A lot in common 33.6% 27.9% 33.4% 34.6% 25.3% 31.4%
Very different 52.1% 55.8% 49.8% 49.2% 57.4% 52.3%
Don't know/Refused 14.3% 16.3% 16.8% 16.3% 17.3% 16.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1340


Education (I-EDUC)

Less than high school High school graduate Some college College + TOTAL
A lot in common 16.4% 22.0% 34.9% 50.4% 31.3%
Very different 63.3% 56.3% 53.2% 38.5% 52.2%
Don't know/Refused 20.3% 21.7% 11.8% 11.1% 16.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1351


Household income (I-INCOME)

Less than $20,000 $20,000 to under $40,000 $40,000 to under $75,000 $75,000 to under $100,000 $100,000 or more Don't know/Refused TOTAL
A lot in common 25.9% 26.3% 37.1% 41.2% 43.4% 22.9% 31.3%
Very different 60.2% 56.9% 48.2% 43.9% 47.2% 48.7% 52.1%
Don't know/Refused 13.9% 16.8% 14.7% 14.9% 9.4% 28.4% 16.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1352


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
A lot in common 35.3% 27.8% 31.3%
Very different 50.8% 53.3% 52.2%
Don't know/Refused 13.9% 18.9% 16.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
1352


Political ideology (I-POLITICS)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
A lot in common 31.0% 29.0% 36.5% 32.0%
Very different 55.3% 54.4% 47.6% 52.7%
Don't know/Refused 13.7% 16.6% 15.9% 15.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1267


Region (I-REGION)

Northeast Midwest South West TOTAL
A lot in common 33.8% 32.0% 26.0% 37.4% 31.2%
Very different 50.0% 50.2% 56.1% 49.3% 52.2%
Don't know/Refused 16.2% 17.8% 17.9% 13.3% 16.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1352


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Married Divorced or separated Widowed Never been married TOTAL
A lot in common 31.5% 27.1% 22.9% 36.8% 31.3%
Very different 50.6% 57.1% 55.7% 52.1% 52.2%
Don't know/Refused 17.9% 15.7% 21.4% 11.2% 16.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1346


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Protestant Roman Catholic Other religion TOTAL
A lot in common 27.9% 33.4% 40.8% 31.3%
Very different 54.8% 49.5% 46.9% 52.1%
Don't know/Refused 17.4% 17.2% 12.2% 16.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1352



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