News Interest Index, October 2003

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BUSHPLN2

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

[ASK ONLY IF FORM=2] Do you think George W. Bush has explained clearly his plans for bringing the situation in Iraq to a successful conclusion, or do you think he has not explained his plans clearly enough?
  1) Explained clearly
  2) Not clearly
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Explained clearly 31.8% 31.8%
Not clearly 63.5% 95.3%
Don't know/Refused 4.7% 100%
Total N = 780

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+ TOTAL
Explained clearly 31.5% 30.2% 38.5% 31.7% 35.1% 21.4% 31.5%
Not clearly 67.3% 65.3% 56.3% 63.8% 63.2% 68.6% 63.6%
Don't know/Refused 1.2% 4.4% 5.2% 4.5% 1.8% 10.0% 4.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
770


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
Explained clearly 40.4% 41.9% 32.0% 24.4% 24.9% 20.6% 31.9%
Not clearly 52.1% 54.1% 65.1% 72.5% 69.6% 78.5% 63.8%
Don't know/Refused 7.5% 4.0% 2.9% 3.1% 5.5% 0.9% 4.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
770


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
Explained clearly 30.1% 32.1% 33.7% 35.8% 19.5% 31.8%
Not clearly 61.2% 63.8% 62.0% 60.9% 75.4% 63.5%
Don't know/Refused 8.7% 4.1% 4.3% 3.3% 5.1% 4.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
778


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Explained clearly 38.1% 26.1% 31.8%
Not clearly 58.9% 67.7% 63.5%
Don't know/Refused 3.1% 6.2% 4.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
780


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
Explained clearly 58.8% 12.6% 29.2% 32.0%
Not clearly 38.4% 84.1% 64.3% 63.9%
Don't know/Refused 2.8% 3.3% 6.5% 4.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
726


Race (I-RACE)

White, not Hispanic Black, not Hispanic Hispanic or other TOTAL
Explained clearly 35.6% 13.2% 26.6% 31.9%
Not clearly 60.1% 77.8% 68.8% 63.3%
Don't know/Refused 4.3% 9.0% 4.5% 4.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
768



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