American National Election Studies, 2004

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RHCABORT

Where would you place REPUBLICAN HOUSE CANDIDATE? (on abortion)?
  1) By law, abortion should never be permitted.
  2) The law should permit abortion only in case of rape, incest, or when the woman's life is in danger.
  3) The law should permit abortion for reasons other than rape, incest, or danger to the woman's life, but only after the need for the abortion has been clearly established.
  4) By law, a woman should always be able to obtain an abortion as a matter of personal choice.
  8) Don't know

Category Frequency Percentage Cumulative Percentage Z-Score
By law, abortion should never be permitted. 89 11.3% 11.3% -1.35
The law should permit abortion only in case of rape, incest, or when the woman's life is in danger. 198 25% 36.3% -1.02
The law should permit abortion for reasons other than rape, incest, or danger to the woman's life, but only after the need for the abortion has been clearly established. 84 10.6% 46.9% -.69
By law, a woman should always be able to obtain an abortion as a matter of personal choice. 23 2.9% 49.8% -.35
Don't know 397 50.2% 100% .98

Variable Comparisons


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
By law, abortion should never be permitted. 11.3%
44
11.2%
45
11.3%
89
The law should permit abortion only in case of rape, incest, or when the woman's life is in danger. 27.7%
108
22.4%
90
25.0%
198
The law should permit abortion for reasons other than rape, incest, or danger to the woman's life, but only after the need for the abortion has been clearly established. 11.0%
43
10.2%
41
10.6%
84
By law, a woman should always be able to obtain an abortion as a matter of personal choice. 2.3%
9
3.5%
14
2.9%
23
Don't know 47.7%
186
52.6%
211
50.2%
397
TOTAL 100.0%
390
100.0%
401

791


Age (I-AGE)

18-30 years 31-45 46-60 61+ TOTAL
By law, abortion should never be permitted. 9.2%
13
12.9%
26
14.7%
34
7.4%
16
11.3%
89
The law should permit abortion only in case of rape, incest, or when the woman's life is in danger. 25.5%
36
21.3%
43
25.0%
58
28.2%
61
25.0%
198
The law should permit abortion for reasons other than rape, incest, or danger to the woman's life, but only after the need for the abortion has been clearly established. 14.9%
21
7.4%
15
11.6%
27
9.7%
21
10.6%
84
By law, a woman should always be able to obtain an abortion as a matter of personal choice. 5.0%
7
2.0%
4
2.2%
5
3.2%
7
2.9%
23
Don't know 45.4%
64
56.4%
114
46.6%
108
51.4%
111
50.2%
397
TOTAL 100.0%
141
100.0%
202
100.0%
232
100.0%
216

791


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Protestant Catholic Jewish Other TOTAL
By law, abortion should never be permitted. 9.3%
23
14.9%
23
11.8%
2
10.1%
12
11.2%
60
The law should permit abortion only in case of rape, incest, or when the woman's life is in danger. 30.4%
75
26.0%
40
23.5%
4
22.7%
27
27.2%
146
The law should permit abortion for reasons other than rape, incest, or danger to the woman's life, but only after the need for the abortion has been clearly established. 10.5%
26
8.4%
13
5.9%
1
14.3%
17
10.6%
57
By law, a woman should always be able to obtain an abortion as a matter of personal choice. 1.2%
3
3.2%
5
0.0%
0
3.4%
4
2.2%
12
Don't know 48.6%
120
47.4%
73
58.8%
10
49.6%
59
48.8%
262
TOTAL 100.0%
247
100.0%
154
100.0%
17
100.0%
119

537


Region (I-REGION)

Northeast North Central South West TOTAL
By law, abortion should never be permitted. 12.7%
15
10.0%
23
11.4%
31
11.8%
20
11.3%
89
The law should permit abortion only in case of rape, incest, or when the woman's life is in danger. 20.3%
24
25.2%
58
28.2%
77
22.9%
39
25.0%
198
The law should permit abortion for reasons other than rape, incest, or danger to the woman's life, but only after the need for the abortion has been clearly established. 7.6%
9
13.5%
31
11.4%
31
7.6%
13
10.6%
84
By law, a woman should always be able to obtain an abortion as a matter of personal choice. 5.9%
7
3.0%
7
2.2%
6
1.8%
3
2.9%
23
Don't know 53.4%
63
48.3%
111
46.9%
128
55.9%
95
50.2%
397
TOTAL 100.0%
118
100.0%
230
100.0%
273
100.0%
170

791

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