Religion and Politics Survey Merged Data Set, 1994-1995

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HOMOSEX

(Percentages are weighted by WEIGHT2; Total Ns reported are unweighted)

Typology U: Homosexuality -- 1) Homosexuality should be accepted . . . 2) Society should discourage homosexuality
  1) Agree strongly with statement number 1
  2) Agree not strongly with statement number 1
  3) Agree strongly with statement number 2
  4) Agree not strongly with statement number 2
  5) Neither/Both equally
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Agree strongly with statement number 1 28.6% 28.6%
Agree not strongly with statement number 1 17.5% 46.1%
Agree strongly with statement number 2 40.8% 86.9%
Agree not strongly with statement number 2 8.1% 95%
Neither/Both equally 1.9% 96.9%
Don't know/Refused 3% 99.9%
Total N = 9652

Variable Comparisons

Region (I-REGION)

Northeast Midwest South West TOTAL
Agree strongly with statement number 1 36.7% 26.1% 23.6% 31.6% 28.6%
Agree not strongly with statement number 1 19.2% 18.6% 14.4% 19.4% 17.5%
Agree strongly with statement number 2 31.3% 40.6% 50.0% 35.5% 40.8%
Agree not strongly with statement number 2 7.5% 9.4% 7.7% 8.1% 8.1%
Neither/Both equally 2.7% 1.7% 1.4% 2.2% 1.9%
Don't know/Refused 2.6% 3.5% 2.9% 3.2% 3.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
9652


Political party (I-POLPARTY)

Republican Democrat Independnt None TOTAL
Agree strongly with statement number 1 18.9% 35.7% 31.1% 21.7% 28.6%
Agree not strongly with statement number 1 15.3% 18.2% 19.1% 14.0% 17.6%
Agree strongly with statement number 2 52.1% 34.9% 36.4% 43.3% 40.8%
Agree not strongly with statement number 2 9.8% 6.1% 8.7% 7.8% 8.2%
Neither/Both equally 1.5% 2.0% 1.9% 6.4% 1.9%
Don't know/Refused 2.4% 3.1% 2.7% 6.8% 2.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
9529


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Married Divorced Separated Widowed Never been married TOTAL
Agree strongly with statement number 1 23.5% 36.1% 35.3% 25.7% 38.9% 28.6%
Agree not strongly with statement number 1 17.3% 17.4% 14.0% 13.7% 20.0% 17.5%
Agree strongly with statement number 2 45.4% 34.8% 37.6% 44.0% 30.9% 40.8%
Agree not strongly with statement number 2 8.9% 7.2% 9.0% 6.6% 7.0% 8.1%
Neither/Both equally 1.9% 2.3% 2.3% 3.5% 1.2% 1.9%
Don't know/Refused 3.0% 2.2% 1.8% 6.5% 2.0% 3.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
9610


Education (I-EDUCATN)

Less H.S. H.S.grad Smcol/Tech Coll.grad Post-grad TOTAL
Agree strongly with statement number 1 25.0% 26.3% 30.7% 32.0% 34.8% 28.6%
Agree not strongly with statement number 1 11.3% 17.1% 18.5% 21.0% 23.5% 17.5%
Agree strongly with statement number 2 50.3% 44.6% 37.3% 32.4% 28.9% 40.8%
Agree not strongly with statement number 2 6.1% 7.6% 8.7% 10.3% 9.8% 8.2%
Neither/Both equally 2.1% 1.8% 1.9% 2.4% 1.3% 1.9%
Don't know/Refused 5.2% 2.6% 2.9% 2.0% 1.7% 3.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
9595


Age (I-AGE)

18 - 29 years 30 - 39 years 40 - 49 years 50 - 64 years 65 and older TOTAL
Agree strongly with statement number 1 36.4% 29.3% 28.8% 25.8% 20.6% 28.6%
Agree not strongly with statement number 1 21.5% 19.9% 18.0% 14.1% 12.5% 17.5%
Agree strongly with statement number 2 33.0% 37.0% 40.9% 45.5% 50.3% 40.7%
Agree not strongly with statement number 2 6.8% 9.9% 8.1% 8.9% 6.5% 8.1%
Neither/Both equally 0.9% 1.5% 1.9% 2.3% 3.6% 1.9%
Don't know/Refused 1.4% 2.4% 2.2% 3.4% 6.5% 3.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
9534


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Protestant Catholic Jewish Other None TOTAL
Agree strongly with statement number 1 23.5% 31.7% 55.5% 29.6% 47.6% 28.5%
Agree not strongly with statement number 1 16.0% 20.4% 23.7% 14.0% 19.7% 17.4%
Agree strongly with statement number 2 47.4% 33.4% 12.6% 45.1% 21.6% 41.0%
Agree not strongly with statement number 2 8.1% 9.3% 4.8% 7.5% 7.1% 8.2%
Neither/Both equally 1.8% 2.3% 1.7% 1.5% 2.0% 1.9%
Don't know/Refused 3.2% 2.8% 1.7% 2.3% 2.0% 2.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
9474


Household income (I-INCOME)

Lt 20K 20K-29,999 30K-49,999 50K-74,999 75K & over TOTAL
Agree strongly with statement number 1 30.7% 29.0% 26.9% 27.2% 33.1% 29.0%
Agree not strongly with statement number 1 13.3% 17.1% 18.9% 19.5% 23.1% 17.5%
Agree strongly with statement number 2 44.0% 42.3% 41.4% 38.0% 32.6% 41.0%
Agree not strongly with statement number 2 6.3% 7.3% 8.9% 11.6% 8.0% 8.2%
Neither/Both equally 2.2% 1.7% 1.7% 1.4% 1.8% 1.8%
Don't know/Refused 3.4% 2.6% 2.2% 2.2% 1.4% 2.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
8776


Race (I-RACE)

White Black Asian Other/Mixed race TOTAL
Agree strongly with statement number 1 27.4% 36.1% 35.3% 37.4% 28.6%
Agree not strongly with statement number 1 18.1% 12.5% 16.5% 16.2% 17.5%
Agree strongly with statement number 2 41.1% 41.2% 36.7% 33.8% 40.8%
Agree not strongly with statement number 2 8.6% 4.9% 7.9% 8.1% 8.2%
Neither/Both equally 2.0% 1.7% 0.7% 1.6% 1.9%
Don't know/Refused 2.9% 3.5% 2.9% 2.9% 3.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
9555


Born again? (I-BORNAGN)

Yes No TOTAL
Agree strongly with statement number 1 16.9% 35.4% 28.3%
Agree not strongly with statement number 1 12.5% 20.9% 17.6%
Agree strongly with statement number 2 58.7% 30.2% 41.2%
Agree not strongly with statement number 2 7.8% 8.4% 8.2%
Neither/Both equally 1.6% 2.2% 1.9%
Don't know/Refused 2.5% 3.0% 2.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
9152


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Agree strongly with statement number 1 22.3% 34.3% 28.6%
Agree not strongly with statement number 1 17.3% 17.6% 17.5%
Agree strongly with statement number 2 46.4% 35.7% 40.8%
Agree not strongly with statement number 2 9.3% 7.0% 8.1%
Neither/Both equally 1.8% 2.1% 1.9%
Don't know/Refused 2.8% 3.3% 3.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
9652



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