News Interest Index, October 2003

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TIMEZONE

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

Time zone
  1) Central
  2) Eastern
  3) Indiana (not DST)
  4) Mountain
  5) Pacific
  6) Arizona (not DST)

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Central 29.2% 29.2%
Eastern 47.7% 76.9%
Indiana (not DST) 2.3% 79.2%
Mountain 5% 84.2%
Pacific 14.2% 98.4%
Arizona (not DST) 1.6% 100%
Total N = 1515

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+ TOTAL
Central 27.4% 31.8% 29.2% 27.3% 29.7% 30.0% 29.3%
Eastern 43.4% 44.9% 50.3% 46.9% 49.0% 49.4% 47.5%
Indiana (not DST) 3.0% 3.1% 1.1% 3.4% 2.4% 1.4% 2.3%
Mountain 5.4% 2.5% 4.9% 6.1% 5.6% 6.3% 5.1%
Pacific 19.3% 15.6% 13.2% 15.6% 11.6% 10.4% 14.2%
Arizona (not DST) 1.5% 2.1% 1.4% 0.8% 1.8% 2.5% 1.7%
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
Central 39.0% 30.7% 26.5% 24.2% 27.3% 26.6% 29.1%
Eastern 45.0% 47.3% 50.1% 50.8% 48.7% 41.6% 47.8%
Indiana (not DST) 1.5% 4.1% 1.5% 2.1% 1.9% 1.7% 2.3%
Mountain 5.5% 5.0% 5.6% 5.2% 5.6% 2.6% 5.1%
Pacific 7.8% 10.9% 12.7% 17.4% 15.9% 24.9% 14.0%
Arizona (not DST) 1.3% 2.1% 3.6% 0.4% 0.7% 2.6% 1.7%
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
Central 35.6% 30.0% 29.3% 26.4% 22.6% 29.3%
Eastern 44.5% 49.0% 46.2% 47.9% 52.0% 47.7%
Indiana (not DST) 3.2% 2.1% 2.0% 2.3% 2.3% 2.3%
Mountain 3.8% 5.5% 4.9% 5.3% 5.0% 5.0%
Pacific 11.1% 11.6% 15.9% 16.8% 17.6% 14.1%
Arizona (not DST) 1.9% 1.9% 1.8% 1.3% 0.5% 1.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1510


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Central 29.4% 29.0% 29.2%
Eastern 46.2% 49.1% 47.7%
Indiana (not DST) 2.7% 2.0% 2.3%
Mountain 5.5% 4.5% 5.0%
Pacific 14.7% 13.7% 14.2%
Arizona (not DST) 1.5% 1.7% 1.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
1515


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
Central 32.1% 28.2% 26.8% 29.0%
Eastern 45.6% 50.9% 47.5% 48.1%
Indiana (not DST) 2.8% 1.5% 2.9% 2.4%
Mountain 5.5% 3.2% 5.3% 4.6%
Pacific 11.4% 15.2% 15.8% 14.2%
Arizona (not DST) 2.4% 1.1% 1.8% 1.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1402


Race (I-RACE)

White, not Hispanic Black, not Hispanic Hispanic or other TOTAL
Central 29.8% 31.7% 24.4% 29.2%
Eastern 49.0% 61.6% 32.7% 47.9%
Indiana (not DST) 2.8% 1.1% 1.0% 2.3%
Mountain 5.3% 0.4% 6.5% 5.0%
Pacific 11.6% 5.3% 32.0% 14.0%
Arizona (not DST) 1.5% 0.0% 3.3% 1.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1499



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