News Interest Index, October 2003

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REGICERT

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

[ASK ONLY IF REGIST= 1 'YES, REGISTERED'] Are you absolutely certain you are registered to vote, or is there a chance your registration has lapsed because you moved or for some other reason?
  1) Absolutely certain
  2) Chance registration has lapsed
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Absolutely certain 94.5% 94.5%
Chance registration has lapsed 4.9% 99.4%
Don't know/Refused .6% 100%
Total N = 1206

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+ TOTAL
Absolutely certain 89.5% 88.7% 95.5% 94.9% 96.4% 97.5% 94.4%
Chance registration has lapsed 10.5% 10.7% 4.5% 4.4% 2.2% 1.5% 5.0%
Don't know/Refused 0.0% 0.7% 0.0% 0.7% 1.4% 1.0% 0.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1189


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
Absolutely certain 97.6% 97.3% 91.4% 89.7% 93.8% 94.2% 94.3%
Chance registration has lapsed 2.4% 1.6% 8.6% 9.2% 5.2% 5.8% 5.0%
Don't know/Refused 0.0% 1.1% 0.0% 1.0% 1.0% 0.0% 0.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1189


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
Absolutely certain 86.1% 95.5% 95.1% 95.6% 96.5% 94.5%
Chance registration has lapsed 9.0% 4.2% 4.9% 4.4% 3.5% 4.9%
Don't know/Refused 4.9% 0.3% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1202


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Absolutely certain 93.1% 95.7% 94.5%
Chance registration has lapsed 5.9% 4.0% 4.9%
Don't know/Refused 1.0% 0.4% 0.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
1206


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
Absolutely certain 95.3% 94.7% 93.1% 94.4%
Chance registration has lapsed 4.7% 4.5% 5.6% 4.9%
Don't know/Refused 0.0% 0.8% 1.3% 0.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1134


Race (I-RACE)

White, not Hispanic Black, not Hispanic Hispanic or other TOTAL
Absolutely certain 95.1% 95.4% 89.1% 94.4%
Chance registration has lapsed 4.6% 1.8% 9.7% 4.9%
Don't know/Refused 0.3% 2.8% 1.2% 0.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1191



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