News Interest Index, October 2003

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PARTYST

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

[ASK ONLY IF PARTY= 1 'REPUBLICAN' OR 2 'DEMOCRAT'] Do you consider yourself a strong Republican or Democrat, or not a strong Republican or Democrat?
  1) Strong
  2) Not strong
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Strong 54.4% 54.4%
Not strong 42.7% 97.1%
Don't know/Refused 2.9% 100%
Total N = 964

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+ TOTAL
Strong 41.8% 45.7% 49.4% 59.9% 60.4% 64.5% 54.5%
Not strong 57.1% 52.8% 48.3% 38.0% 39.2% 29.1% 43.0%
Don't know/Refused 1.1% 1.6% 2.3% 2.1% 0.5% 6.4% 2.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
952


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
Strong 60.3% 62.4% 51.1% 47.1% 47.2% 54.0% 54.5%
Not strong 34.1% 34.2% 48.5% 51.7% 51.2% 43.0% 42.9%
Don't know/Refused 5.6% 3.4% 0.4% 1.2% 1.6% 3.0% 2.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
957


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
Strong 61.5% 54.3% 51.0% 50.6% 63.3% 54.3%
Not strong 33.7% 41.4% 47.5% 47.7% 33.8% 42.7%
Don't know/Refused 4.8% 4.3% 1.5% 1.6% 2.9% 3.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
961


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Strong 57.8% 51.6% 54.4%
Not strong 39.6% 45.2% 42.7%
Don't know/Refused 2.6% 3.1% 2.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
964


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
Strong 55.1% 53.8% 0.0% 54.4%
Not strong 41.7% 43.6% 0.0% 42.7%
Don't know/Refused 3.2% 2.6% 0.0% 2.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
964


Race (I-RACE)

White, not Hispanic Black, not Hispanic Hispanic or other TOTAL
Strong 53.5% 70.4% 44.0% 54.3%
Not strong 43.4% 27.1% 55.6% 42.9%
Don't know/Refused 3.2% 2.5% 0.5% 2.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
953



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