News Interest Index, October 2003

Data Archive > U.S. Surveys > General Population > National > Pew Research Center > Analysis


RECAGE

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

Recoded age
  1) 18-24
  2) 25-34
  3) 35-44
  4) 45-54
  5) 55-64
  6) 65+
  9) Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
18-24 12.4% 12.4%
25-34 18% 30.4%
35-44 20.8% 51.2%
45-54 18.5% 69.7%
55-64 12.6% 82.3%
65+ 16.5% 98.8%
Refused 1.2% 100%
Total N = 1515

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+ TOTAL
18-24 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 12.5%
25-34 0.0% 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 18.2%
35-44 0.0% 0.0% 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 21.0%
45-54 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 18.8%
55-64 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0% 0.0% 12.7%
65+ 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0% 16.7%
Refused 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
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
18-24 9.6% 9.8% 18.6% 12.6% 13.2% 12.1% 12.4%
25-34 10.6% 13.9% 23.7% 18.4% 20.6% 24.6% 17.8%
35-44 21.4% 17.3% 23.5% 22.0% 19.7% 25.9% 20.9%
45-54 20.4% 16.8% 17.6% 23.5% 17.4% 13.4% 18.6%
55-64 15.1% 14.1% 10.7% 14.0% 11.6% 6.9% 12.7%
65+ 21.4% 25.5% 5.4% 9.6% 17.4% 15.1% 16.5%
Refused 1.5% 2.6% 0.5% 0.0% 0.0% 2.2% 1.1%
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
18-24 20.9% 13.1% 14.9% 6.0% 0.9% 12.4%
25-34 10.7% 14.9% 21.4% 25.1% 16.2% 18.0%
35-44 8.6% 23.1% 21.8% 24.3% 20.7% 20.7%
45-54 12.1% 16.6% 19.1% 22.6% 27.5% 18.6%
55-64 9.4% 14.0% 11.2% 11.5% 19.8% 12.6%
65+ 36.5% 17.9% 10.3% 9.6% 13.1% 16.5%
Refused 1.9% 0.3% 1.4% 1.1% 1.8% 1.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1510


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
18-24 13.2% 11.6% 12.4%
25-34 18.7% 17.3% 18.0%
35-44 21.2% 20.4% 20.8%
45-54 19.2% 17.9% 18.5%
55-64 12.6% 12.6% 12.6%
65+ 14.5% 18.4% 16.5%
Refused 0.6% 1.7% 1.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
1515


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
18-24 10.7% 10.6% 15.8% 12.3%
25-34 14.9% 15.6% 24.7% 18.3%
35-44 23.6% 18.4% 22.1% 21.3%
45-54 18.8% 20.8% 16.0% 18.6%
55-64 14.8% 12.1% 10.7% 12.5%
65+ 15.7% 21.5% 9.9% 15.9%
Refused 1.5% 0.9% 0.8% 1.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1402


Race (I-RACE)

White, not Hispanic Black, not Hispanic Hispanic or other TOTAL
18-24 9.9% 18.6% 20.9% 12.5%
25-34 15.8% 17.2% 30.2% 18.1%
35-44 20.8% 21.4% 20.4% 20.8%
45-54 18.5% 20.0% 15.6% 18.3%
55-64 14.9% 6.3% 6.8% 12.7%
65+ 19.1% 16.1% 5.5% 16.7%
Refused 1.0% 0.4% 0.5% 0.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1499



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