News Interest Index, October 2003

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PARENT

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

Are you the parent or guardian of any children under 18 now living in your household?
  1) Yes
  2) No
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Yes 35.9% 35.9%
No 63.8% 99.7%
Don't know/Refused .3% 100%
Total N = 1515

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+ TOTAL
Yes 22.1% 61.7% 67.7% 35.8% 8.9% 0.7% 36.2%
No 77.9% 38.3% 31.9% 64.2% 91.1% 98.9% 63.7%
Don't know/Refused 0.0% 0.0% 0.4% 0.0% 0.0% 0.5% 0.2%
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
Yes 36.1% 33.6% 43.4% 35.2% 33.6% 34.1% 35.8%
No 63.9% 66.4% 56.6% 64.4% 65.9% 64.7% 63.9%
Don't know/Refused 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.4% 0.5% 1.3% 0.3%
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
Yes 22.8% 35.9% 39.5% 40.3% 36.9% 35.9%
No 77.2% 64.1% 60.2% 59.7% 62.6% 63.9%
Don't know/Refused 0.0% 0.0% 0.3% 0.0% 0.5% 0.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1510


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Yes 31.8% 39.6% 35.9%
No 68.0% 60.0% 63.8%
Don't know/Refused 0.2% 0.4% 0.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
1515


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
Yes 36.5% 32.4% 41.2% 36.5%
No 63.2% 67.3% 58.8% 63.3%
Don't know/Refused 0.3% 0.2% 0.0% 0.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1402


Race (I-RACE)

White, not Hispanic Black, not Hispanic Hispanic or other TOTAL
Yes 32.5% 46.1% 46.6% 36.0%
No 67.4% 53.9% 53.4% 63.8%
Don't know/Refused 0.2% 0.0% 0.0% 0.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1499



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