News Interest Index, March 2004

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GAYMAR3

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

[ASK ONLY IF GAYMAR2= 2 'BAD IDEA'] Why do you think the Constitution should NOT be amended to ban gay marriage? [OPEN ENDED QUESTION; SEE VARIABLE AT END NAMED GAYMAR3B]
  1) Answer given
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Answer given 91.3% 91.3%
Don't know/Refused 8.7% 100%
Total N = 363

Variable Comparisons

Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
Answer given 92.0% 90.4% 93.9% 92.1%
Don't know/Refused 8.0% 9.6% 6.1% 7.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
349


Worship attendance (I-ATTEND)

More than once a week Once a week Once or twice a month A few times a year Seldom Never TOTAL
Answer given 92.9% 86.6% 98.0% 91.1% 96.2% 83.9% 91.2%
Don't know/Refused 7.1% 13.4% 2.0% 8.9% 3.8% 16.1% 8.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
361


Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+ TOTAL
Answer given 91.2% 89.3% 98.2% 95.9% 90.1% 83.6% 91.1%
Don't know/Refused 8.8% 10.7% 1.8% 4.1% 9.9% 16.4% 8.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
357


Education (I-EDUC)

Less than high school High school graduate Some college College+ TOTAL
Answer given 75.7% 95.9% 94.2% 96.1% 91.5%
Don't know/Refused 24.3% 4.1% 5.8% 3.9% 8.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
361


Household income (I-INCOME)

Less than $20,000 $20,000 to under $30,000 $30,000 to under $50,000 $50,000 to under $75,000 $75,000 to under $100,000 $100,000 or more TOTAL
Answer given 90.8% 93.1% 90.4% 93.7% 100.0% 95.1% 93.1%
Don't know/Refused 9.2% 6.9% 9.6% 6.3% 0.0% 4.9% 6.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
316


Race (I-RACE)

White, not Hispanic Black, not Hispanic Hispanic/Other TOTAL
Answer given 92.5% 92.1% 83.5% 91.3%
Don't know/Refused 7.5% 7.9% 16.5% 8.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
363



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