American National Election Studies, 2004

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GWBSECUR

Would you say that, compared to 2000, the Bush administration has made the United States MORE SECURE from its foreign enemies, LESS SECURE, or HASN'T IT MADE MUCH DIFFERENCE either way?
  1) More secure
  3) Less secure
  5) No change
  8) Don't know
  9) Refused

Category Frequency Percentage Cumulative Percentage Z-Score
More secure 607 50.1% 50.1% -.88
Less secure 295 24.3% 74.4% .25
No change 293 24.2% 98.6% 1.38
Don't know 14 1.2% 99.8% 3.07
Refused 3 .2% 100% 3.63

Variable Comparisons


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
More secure 53.0%
300
47.5%
307
50.1%
607
Less secure 20.7%
117
27.6%
178
24.3%
295
No change 25.6%
145
22.9%
148
24.2%
293
Don't know 0.7%
4
1.5%
10
1.2%
14
Refused 0.0%
0
0.5%
3
0.2%
3
TOTAL 100.0%
566
100.0%
646

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Age (I-AGE)

18-30 years 31-45 46-60 61+ TOTAL
More secure 42.1%
107
50.9%
162
55.8%
191
49.3%
147
50.1%
607
Less secure 30.3%
77
22.6%
72
21.3%
73
24.5%
73
24.3%
295
No change 26.8%
68
25.2%
80
21.9%
75
23.5%
70
24.2%
293
Don't know 0.8%
2
0.9%
3
0.6%
2
2.3%
7
1.2%
14
Refused 0.0%
0
0.3%
1
0.3%
1
0.3%
1
0.2%
3
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
More secure 61.8%
204
53.0%
114
30.0%
9
40.5%
92
52.2%
419
Less secure 16.1%
53
20.5%
44
46.7%
14
31.3%
71
22.7%
182
No change 21.2%
70
25.1%
54
23.3%
7
25.6%
58
23.6%
189
Don't know 0.6%
2
1.4%
3
0.0%
0
1.8%
4
1.1%
9
Refused 0.3%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.9%
2
0.4%
3
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
More secure 43.6%
95
54.8%
172
51.1%
213
48.3%
127
50.1%
607
Less secure 29.4%
64
19.1%
60
22.1%
92
30.0%
79
24.3%
295
No change 25.7%
56
25.2%
79
24.7%
103
20.9%
55
24.2%
293
Don't know 1.4%
3
1.0%
3
1.4%
6
0.8%
2
1.2%
14
Refused 0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.7%
3
0.0%
0
0.2%
3
TOTAL 100.0%
218
100.0%
314
100.0%
417
100.0%
263

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