News Interest Index, October 2003

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RECEDUC

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

Recoded education
  1) Less than high school
  2) High school graduate
  3) Some College
  4) College+
  9) Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Less than high school 13.9% 13.9%
High school graduate 36.3% 50.2%
Some College 23.5% 73.7%
College+ 25.9% 99.6%
Refused .3% 99.9%
Total N = 1515

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+ TOTAL
Less than high school 23.6% 8.3% 5.8% 9.1% 10.4% 30.7% 13.9%
High school graduate 36.1% 30.9% 41.7% 33.4% 37.8% 38.6% 36.5%
Some College 31.2% 28.2% 23.3% 23.9% 22.6% 13.3% 23.5%
College+ 9.1% 32.2% 28.9% 33.6% 29.2% 16.9% 25.9%
Refused 0.0% 0.4% 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
Less than high school 10.6% 13.4% 13.2% 15.7% 16.7% 12.5% 13.8%
High school graduate 34.9% 36.3% 30.7% 38.0% 35.0% 46.1% 36.3%
Some College 26.9% 22.5% 29.4% 22.8% 24.4% 13.8% 23.8%
College+ 27.6% 27.8% 26.1% 23.1% 23.4% 27.6% 25.9%
Refused 0.0% 0.2% 0.5% 0.4% 0.5% 0.0% 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
Less than high school 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 14.0%
High school graduate 0.0% 100.0% 14.9% 0.0% 0.0% 36.4%
Some College 0.0% 0.0% 85.1% 0.0% 0.0% 23.6%
College+ 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0% 100.0% 26.0%
Refused 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1510


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Less than high school 14.1% 13.8% 13.9%
High school graduate 35.4% 37.2% 36.3%
Some College 23.0% 24.1% 23.5%
College+ 27.3% 24.6% 25.9%
Refused 0.2% 0.4% 0.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
1515


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
Less than high school 8.2% 16.3% 13.4% 12.8%
High school graduate 36.8% 36.5% 34.4% 35.9%
Some College 23.8% 23.4% 25.3% 24.1%
College+ 31.0% 23.4% 26.7% 26.9%
Refused 0.3% 0.3% 0.3% 0.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1402


Race (I-RACE)

White, not Hispanic Black, not Hispanic Hispanic or other TOTAL
Less than high school 12.2% 23.0% 16.4% 14.0%
High school graduate 36.6% 39.2% 34.1% 36.5%
Some College 22.8% 22.6% 29.5% 23.8%
College+ 28.3% 15.2% 19.9% 25.6%
Refused 0.2% 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1499



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