News Interest Index, October 2003

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LEANNOW1

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

[ASK ONLY IF VOTENOW1= 3 OR 9] As of today, do you lean more to George W. Bush, the Republican or Howard Dean, the Democrat? [For a composite of VOTENOW1 and LEANNOW1, see variable named 'VOTE_LN1.']
  1) Bush, the Republican
  2) Dean, the Democrat
  3) Other candidate
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Bush, the Republican 17.7% 17.7%
Dean, the Democrat 19.5% 37.2%
Other candidate 6.8% 44%
Don't know/Refused 55.9% 99.9%
Total N = 115

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+ TOTAL
Bush, the Republican 25.0% 20.5% 6.7% 20.0% 50.0% 16.0% 18.3%
Dean, the Democrat 0.0% 15.4% 21.7% 25.7% 27.8% 18.0% 19.3%
Other candidate 0.0% 10.3% 13.3% 2.9% 0.0% 6.0% 7.3%
Don't know/Refused 75.0% 53.8% 58.3% 51.4% 22.2% 60.0% 55.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
113


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
Bush, the Republican 25.0% 10.6% 23.1% 16.2% 27.9% 3.8% 17.0%
Dean, the Democrat 20.0% 7.6% 23.1% 48.6% 7.0% 23.1% 19.3%
Other candidate 10.0% 7.6% 15.4% 0.0% 2.3% 15.4% 7.3%
Don't know/Refused 45.0% 74.2% 38.5% 35.1% 62.8% 57.7% 56.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
112


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
Bush, the Republican 11.5% 15.3% 13.2% 28.6% 71.4% 17.8%
Dean, the Democrat 13.5% 23.6% 18.9% 22.9% 14.3% 19.6%
Other candidate 0.0% 2.8% 9.4% 20.0% 14.3% 6.8%
Don't know/Refused 75.0% 58.3% 58.5% 28.6% 0.0% 55.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
114


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Bush, the Republican 14.7% 21.0% 18.1%
Dean, the Democrat 20.6% 18.5% 19.5%
Other candidate 8.8% 5.0% 6.8%
Don't know/Refused 55.9% 55.5% 55.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
115


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
Bush, the Republican 37.9% 20.3% 16.9% 21.6%
Dean, the Democrat 10.3% 44.1% 13.3% 23.4%
Other candidate 3.4% 10.2% 9.6% 8.8%
Don't know/Refused 48.3% 25.4% 60.2% 46.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
92


Race (I-RACE)

White, not Hispanic Black, not Hispanic Hispanic or other TOTAL
Bush, the Republican 23.4% 4.0% 7.8% 17.6%
Dean, the Democrat 18.6% 48.0% 7.8% 19.5%
Other candidate 4.1% 12.0% 11.8% 6.8%
Don't know/Refused 53.8% 36.0% 72.5% 56.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
115



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