News Interest Index, October 2003

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MLTRYEFF

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

How well is the U.S. military effort in Iraq going?
  1) Very well
  2) Fairly well
  3) Not too well
  4) Not at all well
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Very well 16.4% 16.4%
Fairly well 43.8% 60.2%
Not too well 24.7% 84.9%
Not at all well 11.1% 96%
Don't know/Refused 4% 100%
Total N = 1515

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+ TOTAL
Very well 17.9% 16.2% 11.2% 17.4% 22.3% 15.8% 16.3%
Fairly well 45.5% 47.4% 49.5% 46.8% 36.9% 34.3% 43.9%
Not too well 23.0% 21.8% 23.5% 27.3% 23.5% 29.6% 24.9%
Not at all well 10.6% 10.0% 10.5% 5.9% 14.9% 15.3% 10.9%
Don't know/Refused 3.0% 4.6% 5.4% 2.6% 2.4% 5.0% 4.0%
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
Very well 25.3% 15.9% 18.1% 13.4% 15.1% 10.3% 16.5%
Fairly well 42.5% 47.9% 44.5% 46.5% 38.7% 36.6% 43.8%
Not too well 24.0% 24.4% 23.4% 23.1% 29.2% 27.2% 25.0%
Not at all well 6.5% 7.9% 9.4% 14.9% 12.5% 19.4% 11.1%
Don't know/Refused 1.8% 3.9% 4.6% 2.1% 4.4% 6.5% 3.6%
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
Very well 13.7% 17.1% 17.6% 16.4% 15.4% 16.5%
Fairly well 35.1% 45.4% 46.0% 47.7% 37.1% 43.8%
Not too well 27.9% 22.8% 24.1% 25.3% 28.1% 24.7%
Not at all well 18.2% 10.9% 6.8% 8.3% 18.1% 10.9%
Don't know/Refused 5.1% 3.8% 5.5% 2.3% 1.4% 4.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1510


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Very well 20.2% 12.9% 16.4%
Fairly well 45.4% 42.3% 43.8%
Not too well 20.9% 28.1% 24.7%
Not at all well 11.1% 11.1% 11.1%
Don't know/Refused 2.4% 5.6% 4.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
1515


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
Very well 26.9% 9.6% 14.7% 16.7%
Fairly well 55.4% 34.8% 43.5% 44.1%
Not too well 12.9% 33.5% 27.1% 24.9%
Not at all well 3.3% 18.2% 10.1% 10.9%
Don't know/Refused 1.5% 3.8% 4.7% 3.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1402


Race (I-RACE)

White, not Hispanic Black, not Hispanic Hispanic or other TOTAL
Very well 17.2% 8.5% 16.9% 16.2%
Fairly well 47.7% 28.5% 36.3% 43.9%
Not too well 22.0% 34.2% 32.2% 24.8%
Not at all well 10.1% 20.8% 8.3% 11.0%
Don't know/Refused 3.0% 8.1% 6.3% 4.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1499



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