News Interest Index, October 2003

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BORN_AGN

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

[ASK ONLY IF RELIG= 1, 2, 4, 5, 7, OR 9] Would you describe yourself as a 'born again' or evangelical Christian, or not?
  1) Yes, would
  2) No, would not
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Yes, would 43.4% 43.4%
No, would not 50.8% 94.2%
Don't know/Refused 5.9% 100.1%
Total N = 1347

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+ TOTAL
Yes, would 47.1% 37.4% 42.7% 47.1% 42.7% 42.9% 43.2%
No, would not 43.5% 57.3% 52.3% 50.7% 51.0% 49.1% 51.0%
Don't know/Refused 9.4% 5.3% 5.0% 2.2% 6.4% 8.0% 5.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1329


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
Yes, would 75.0% 47.7% 44.6% 28.5% 27.9% 24.4% 43.8%
No, would not 21.4% 44.9% 52.2% 67.8% 64.2% 68.7% 50.8%
Don't know/Refused 3.6% 7.4% 3.2% 3.6% 7.8% 6.9% 5.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1330


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
Yes, would 52.8% 47.3% 43.7% 35.4% 25.8% 43.5%
No, would not 37.2% 48.3% 50.4% 59.1% 71.4% 50.8%
Don't know/Refused 10.0% 4.4% 6.0% 5.6% 2.7% 5.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1342


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Yes, would 41.3% 45.3% 43.4%
No, would not 52.8% 48.9% 50.8%
Don't know/Refused 5.9% 5.8% 5.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
1347


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
Yes, would 51.9% 39.6% 39.1% 43.6%
No, would not 44.5% 55.5% 55.3% 51.7%
Don't know/Refused 3.6% 4.9% 5.6% 4.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1244


Race (I-RACE)

White, not Hispanic Black, not Hispanic Hispanic or other TOTAL
Yes, would 42.5% 56.6% 38.5% 43.5%
No, would not 52.4% 38.2% 52.5% 50.8%
Don't know/Refused 5.1% 5.2% 9.1% 5.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1334



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