News Interest Index, October 2003

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INTDATE

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

Interview date
  15) October 15, 2003
  16) October 16, 2003
  17) October 17, 2003
  18) October 18, 2003
  19) October 19, 2003

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
October 15, 2003 31.1% 31.1%
October 16, 2003 25.1% 56.2%
October 17, 2003 18.1% 74.3%
October 18, 2003 18% 92.3%
October 19, 2003 7.7% 100%
Total N = 1515

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+ TOTAL
October 15, 2003 31.7% 26.0% 33.8% 31.9% 29.8% 32.4% 31.0%
October 16, 2003 27.2% 29.3% 25.0% 22.6% 24.7% 22.7% 25.2%
October 17, 2003 14.5% 17.3% 12.8% 18.0% 23.5% 24.7% 18.1%
October 18, 2003 17.8% 22.9% 20.5% 18.8% 13.4% 12.0% 18.0%
October 19, 2003 8.8% 4.6% 7.9% 8.7% 8.6% 8.2% 7.7%
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
October 15, 2003 29.1% 32.2% 31.6% 29.4% 31.4% 34.1% 31.1%
October 16, 2003 27.3% 26.1% 20.6% 25.0% 29.3% 19.0% 25.2%
October 17, 2003 19.0% 16.4% 17.0% 21.2% 17.7% 16.4% 18.1%
October 18, 2003 17.0% 17.0% 19.6% 19.5% 13.5% 24.1% 17.9%
October 19, 2003 7.5% 8.3% 11.2% 4.8% 8.1% 6.5% 7.7%
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
October 15, 2003 33.7% 30.9% 31.4% 29.5% 29.4% 31.1%
October 16, 2003 25.3% 28.0% 22.9% 25.9% 19.9% 25.2%
October 17, 2003 18.3% 15.6% 19.9% 17.4% 22.6% 18.1%
October 18, 2003 16.7% 19.3% 17.3% 18.0% 17.2% 18.0%
October 19, 2003 5.9% 6.2% 8.5% 9.1% 10.9% 7.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1510


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
October 15, 2003 30.8% 31.4% 31.1%
October 16, 2003 28.1% 22.4% 25.1%
October 17, 2003 17.1% 18.9% 18.0%
October 18, 2003 16.1% 19.7% 18.0%
October 19, 2003 8.0% 7.5% 7.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
1515


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
October 15, 2003 32.5% 30.7% 31.4% 31.5%
October 16, 2003 26.9% 23.2% 25.3% 25.0%
October 17, 2003 16.7% 19.0% 17.3% 17.7%
October 18, 2003 14.7% 20.1% 19.3% 18.1%
October 19, 2003 9.3% 7.0% 6.8% 7.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1402


Race (I-RACE)

White, not Hispanic Black, not Hispanic Hispanic or other TOTAL
October 15, 2003 31.0% 34.0% 28.7% 31.0%
October 16, 2003 24.8% 20.0% 29.7% 25.0%
October 17, 2003 19.0% 17.5% 14.1% 18.1%
October 18, 2003 16.7% 22.1% 22.2% 18.1%
October 19, 2003 8.5% 6.3% 5.3% 7.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1499



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