News Interest Index, October 2003

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BUSHPLN1

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

[ASK ONLY IF FORM=1] Do you think George W. Bush has a clear plan for bringing the situation in Iraq to a successful conclusion, or don't you think so?
  1) Has a clear plan
  2) Doesn't have a clear plan
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Has a clear plan 34.7% 34.7%
Doesn't have a clear plan 54% 88.7%
Don't know/Refused 11.3% 100%
Total N = 735

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+ TOTAL
Has a clear plan 24.1% 34.3% 33.8% 39.0% 44.2% 31.0% 34.5%
Doesn't have a clear plan 72.2% 53.6% 53.2% 49.8% 46.1% 54.5% 54.3%
Don't know/Refused 3.7% 12.0% 13.0% 11.2% 9.7% 14.6% 11.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
725


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
Has a clear plan 47.6% 38.4% 39.8% 28.4% 25.8% 24.0% 34.9%
Doesn't have a clear plan 36.2% 49.5% 53.8% 59.7% 62.4% 67.2% 53.9%
Don't know/Refused 16.2% 12.0% 6.3% 11.9% 11.9% 8.8% 11.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
726


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
Has a clear plan 22.6% 37.1% 32.9% 42.1% 35.6% 34.6%
Doesn't have a clear plan 57.9% 50.7% 56.7% 50.0% 59.6% 54.0%
Don't know/Refused 19.5% 12.2% 10.4% 7.9% 4.8% 11.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
732


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Has a clear plan 41.1% 28.8% 34.7%
Doesn't have a clear plan 49.0% 58.5% 54.0%
Don't know/Refused 10.0% 12.7% 11.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
735


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
Has a clear plan 66.0% 15.5% 27.6% 35.9%
Doesn't have a clear plan 24.4% 77.9% 61.7% 55.1%
Don't know/Refused 9.6% 6.5% 10.7% 9.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
676


Race (I-RACE)

White, not Hispanic Black, not Hispanic Hispanic or other TOTAL
Has a clear plan 41.6% 6.4% 20.2% 34.5%
Doesn't have a clear plan 47.1% 81.6% 68.2% 54.0%
Don't know/Refused 11.3% 12.1% 11.6% 11.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
731



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