News Interest Index, October 2003

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RACE

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

[ASK ONLY IF HISP = 2 'NO' OR 9 'DK/Refused'] What is your race? Are you white, black, Asian, or some other?
  1) White/White Hispanic
  2) Black/Black Hispanic
  3) Asian
  4) Other or mixed race
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
White/White Hispanic 79.9% 79.9%
Black/Black Hispanic 11.1% 91%
Asian 1.7% 92.7%
Other or mixed race 6.1% 98.8%
Don't know/Refused 1.2% 100%
Total N = 1515

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+ TOTAL
White/White Hispanic 69.5% 76.6% 79.8% 78.2% 88.7% 87.6% 80.1%
Black/Black Hispanic 18.1% 11.0% 11.0% 11.9% 5.4% 10.4% 11.2%
Asian 3.6% 3.7% 1.6% 0.6% 0.6% 0.0% 1.7%
Other or mixed race 8.8% 8.3% 6.7% 5.9% 5.4% 2.0% 6.1%
Don't know/Refused 0.0% 0.4% 0.9% 3.4% 0.0% 0.0% 0.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1495


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
White/White Hispanic 76.3% 82.7% 77.9% 80.3% 81.9% 80.5% 80.2%
Black/Black Hispanic 17.5% 9.4% 15.5% 9.5% 9.1% 5.6% 11.2%
Asian 0.8% 1.7% 1.0% 1.7% 2.6% 2.2% 1.6%
Other or mixed race 3.8% 6.1% 5.3% 6.9% 5.3% 10.8% 6.1%
Don't know/Refused 1.8% 0.2% 0.3% 1.5% 1.2% 0.9% 0.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1496


Education (I-EDUC)

Less than high school graduate High school graduate (Grade 12 or GED certificate) Some college, no 4-year degree (or technical or vocational school) College graduate (B.S., B.A., or other 4-year degree) Post-graduate training or professional schooling after college (e.g., toward a Master's Degree or Ph.D.; law or medical school) TOTAL
White/White Hispanic 71.8% 80.5% 80.5% 83.2% 83.3% 80.0%
Black/Black Hispanic 19.4% 11.9% 10.6% 6.4% 6.8% 11.2%
Asian 0.0% 0.9% 2.7% 2.6% 2.3% 1.7%
Other or mixed race 8.1% 6.2% 6.0% 6.2% 3.6% 6.2%
Don't know/Refused 0.8% 0.6% 0.3% 1.7% 4.1% 1.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1510


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
White/White Hispanic 80.8% 79.1% 79.9%
Black/Black Hispanic 9.3% 12.8% 11.1%
Asian 1.6% 1.8% 1.7%
Other or mixed race 6.8% 5.4% 6.1%
Don't know/Refused 1.5% 0.9% 1.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
1515


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
White/White Hispanic 93.6% 67.2% 81.0% 80.0%
Black/Black Hispanic 0.8% 22.5% 9.7% 11.5%
Asian 1.5% 1.6% 2.1% 1.7%
Other or mixed race 2.4% 7.4% 6.9% 5.7%
Don't know/Refused 1.7% 1.4% 0.3% 1.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1402


Race (I-RACE)

White, not Hispanic Black, not Hispanic Hispanic or other TOTAL
White/White Hispanic 100.0% 0.0% 43.2% 80.7%
Black/Black Hispanic 0.0% 100.0% 3.3% 11.2%
Asian 0.0% 0.0% 11.4% 1.7%
Other or mixed race 0.0% 0.0% 41.2% 6.2%
Don't know/Refused 0.0% 0.0% 1.0% 0.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1499



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