News Interest Index, October 2003

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

[ASK ONLY IF ATTEND= 1, 2 OR 3] As I read a list of issues, please tell me whether or not the clergy at your place of worship speaks out on this issue: Prayer in public schools
  1) Yes
  2) No
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Yes 58.2% 58.2%
No 39.2% 97.4%
Don't know/Refused 2.6% 100%
Total N = 429

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+ TOTAL
Yes 71.8% 46.3% 58.6% 69.9% 52.5% 48.0% 58.2%
No 28.2% 52.8% 37.9% 27.3% 47.5% 45.7% 39.3%
Don't know/Refused 0.0% 0.9% 3.4% 2.8% 0.0% 6.3% 2.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
421


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 71.4% 51.1% 58.4% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 58.3%
No 27.0% 46.8% 38.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 39.2%
Don't know/Refused 1.6% 2.1% 3.6% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 2.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
429


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 70.5% 58.1% 58.7% 57.8% 39.0% 58.3%
No 29.5% 37.3% 39.4% 40.0% 61.0% 39.3%
Don't know/Refused 0.0% 4.7% 1.9% 2.2% 0.0% 2.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
428


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Yes 56.1% 60.2% 58.3%
No 41.5% 37.0% 39.1%
Don't know/Refused 2.3% 2.8% 2.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
429


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
Yes 59.6% 64.6% 52.0% 59.2%
No 37.1% 35.4% 45.2% 38.7%
Don't know/Refused 3.3% 0.0% 2.8% 2.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
391


Race (I-RACE)

White, not Hispanic Black, not Hispanic Hispanic or other TOTAL
Yes 56.1% 68.5% 60.8% 58.3%
No 41.9% 31.5% 32.4% 39.3%
Don't know/Refused 2.0% 0.0% 6.9% 2.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
428



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