American National Election Studies, 2004

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Turning to some other types of issues facing the country. During the past year, would you say that the United States' position in the world has grown WEAKER, stayed ABOUT THE SAME, or has it grown STRONGER?
  1) Weaker
  3) Stayed the same
  5) Stronger
  8) Don't know
  9) Refused

Category Frequency Percentage Cumulative Percentage Z-Score
Weaker 574 47.4% 47.4% -.92
Stayed the same 334 27.6% 74.9% .24
Stronger 290 23.9% 98.8% 1.39
Don't know 12 1% 99.8% 3.13
Refused 2 .2% 100% 3.7

Variable Comparisons


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Weaker 47.0%
266
47.7%
308
47.4%
574
Stayed the same 26.7%
151
28.3%
183
27.6%
334
Stronger 25.3%
143
22.8%
147
23.9%
290
Don't know 0.7%
4
1.2%
8
1.0%
12
Refused 0.4%
2
0.0%
0
0.2%
2
TOTAL 100.0%
566
100.0%
646

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Age (I-AGE)

18-30 years 31-45 46-60 61+ TOTAL
Weaker 49.2%
125
43.1%
137
45.3%
155
52.7%
157
47.4%
574
Stayed the same 24.8%
63
31.4%
100
27.5%
94
25.8%
77
27.6%
334
Stronger 24.8%
63
23.9%
76
26.9%
92
19.8%
59
23.9%
290
Don't know 0.8%
2
1.3%
4
0.3%
1
1.7%
5
1.0%
12
Refused 0.4%
1
0.3%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.2%
2
TOTAL 100.0%
254
100.0%
318
100.0%
342
100.0%
298

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Religion (I-RELIGION)

Protestant Catholic Jewish Other TOTAL
Weaker 43.0%
142
44.2%
95
80.0%
24
45.4%
103
45.4%
364
Stayed the same 26.4%
87
32.1%
69
13.3%
4
30.0%
68
28.4%
228
Stronger 30.0%
99
22.8%
49
6.7%
2
22.5%
51
25.1%
201
Don't know 0.3%
1
0.9%
2
0.0%
0
2.2%
5
1.0%
8
Refused 0.3%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.1%
1
TOTAL 100.0%
330
100.0%
215
100.0%
30
100.0%
227

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Region (I-REGION)

Northeast North Central South West TOTAL
Weaker 54.1%
118
43.6%
137
43.6%
182
52.1%
137
47.4%
574
Stayed the same 26.1%
57
31.5%
99
27.6%
115
24.0%
63
27.6%
334
Stronger 18.8%
41
23.9%
75
27.3%
114
22.8%
60
23.9%
290
Don't know 0.5%
1
1.0%
3
1.4%
6
0.8%
2
1.0%
12
Refused 0.5%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.4%
1
0.2%
2
TOTAL 100.0%
218
100.0%
314
100.0%
417
100.0%
263

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