News Interest Index, October 2003

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PARTYLN

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

[ASK ONLY IF PARTY= 3 'INDEPENDENT' OR 4 'NO PREFERENCE' OR 5 'OTHER' OR 9 'DON'T KNOW/REFUSED'] As of today do you lean more to the Republican Party or more to the Democratic Party?
  1) Republican
  2) Democrat
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Republican 32.3% 32.3%
Democrat 40.7% 73%
Don't know/Refused 27% 100%
Total N = 551

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+ TOTAL
Republican 35.9% 33.0% 27.9% 32.3% 36.0% 30.0% 32.2%
Democrat 41.8% 41.0% 40.9% 40.9% 42.1% 39.2% 41.0%
Don't know/Refused 22.2% 26.0% 31.3% 26.8% 21.9% 30.8% 26.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
543


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
Republican 43.8% 33.8% 31.6% 30.8% 34.1% 24.4% 32.8%
Democrat 31.3% 30.6% 48.1% 43.1% 39.8% 53.4% 40.6%
Don't know/Refused 25.0% 35.6% 20.3% 26.2% 26.1% 22.1% 26.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
539


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
Republican 24.8% 33.1% 32.5% 33.5% 42.2% 32.4%
Democrat 38.8% 36.8% 42.0% 46.0% 44.6% 40.7%
Don't know/Refused 36.4% 30.0% 25.5% 20.5% 13.3% 26.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
549


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Republican 34.3% 30.1% 32.3%
Democrat 37.5% 44.3% 40.7%
Don't know/Refused 28.2% 25.7% 27.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
551


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
Republican 0.0% 0.0% 33.6% 33.6%
Democrat 0.0% 0.0% 44.2% 44.2%
Don't know/Refused 0.0% 0.0% 22.2% 22.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
438


Race (I-RACE)

White, not Hispanic Black, not Hispanic Hispanic or other TOTAL
Republican 35.9% 10.6% 29.5% 32.5%
Democrat 37.6% 64.7% 41.1% 40.5%
Don't know/Refused 26.5% 24.7% 29.5% 26.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
546



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