News Interest Index, March 2004

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HELPTERR

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

Do you think the war in Iraq has helped the war on terrorism, or has it hurt the war on terrorism?
  1) Helped
  2) Hurt
  3) No effect
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Helped 50% 50%
Hurt 37.1% 87.1%
No effect 4.9% 92%
Don't know/Refused 8% 100%
Total N = 1703

Variable Comparisons

Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
Helped 76.5% 33.1% 48.0% 50.7%
Hurt 13.9% 54.3% 38.9% 37.4%
No effect 4.5% 5.2% 4.5% 4.7%
Don't know/Refused 5.2% 7.4% 8.7% 7.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1603


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
Helped 58.6% 52.2% 45.6% 54.7% 46.1% 40.0% 50.2%
Hurt 28.1% 33.5% 39.1% 36.9% 39.6% 49.2% 37.1%
No effect 3.3% 5.4% 6.0% 3.8% 5.7% 5.0% 4.9%
Don't know/Refused 10.0% 8.9% 9.3% 4.6% 8.5% 5.8% 7.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1687


Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+ TOTAL
Helped 49.1% 55.3% 56.9% 52.0% 49.8% 35.8% 50.3%
Hurt 41.0% 37.0% 31.8% 38.3% 35.7% 40.9% 37.1%
No effect 4.8% 3.8% 5.6% 5.2% 5.2% 4.7% 4.9%
Don't know/Refused 5.1% 3.9% 5.7% 4.5% 9.4% 18.6% 7.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1683


Education (I-EDUC)

Less than high school High school graduate Some college College+ TOTAL
Helped 40.4% 55.2% 53.2% 45.8% 50.1%
Hurt 40.4% 33.3% 36.4% 41.0% 37.1%
No effect 4.5% 3.8% 4.9% 6.6% 4.9%
Don't know/Refused 14.7% 7.6% 5.6% 6.6% 7.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1699


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
Helped 40.7% 48.7% 55.5% 62.1% 54.2% 48.6% 51.4%
Hurt 45.5% 40.7% 35.0% 29.4% 32.6% 36.5% 37.1%
No effect 3.0% 4.6% 3.7% 4.7% 8.3% 7.8% 4.9%
Don't know/Refused 10.7% 6.0% 5.8% 3.8% 5.0% 7.0% 6.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1488


Race (I-RACE)

White, not Hispanic Black, not Hispanic Hispanic/Other TOTAL
Helped 56.5% 28.3% 36.7% 50.3%
Hurt 30.5% 57.1% 53.0% 37.0%
No effect 5.3% 4.8% 3.3% 4.9%
Don't know/Refused 7.7% 9.8% 7.1% 7.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1694



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