News Interest Index, October 2003

Data Archive > U.S. Surveys > General Population > National > Pew Research Center > Analysis


W_DEATHP

(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: The death penalty
  1) Yes
  2) No
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Yes 27.5% 27.5%
No 69.7% 97.2%
Don't know/Refused 2.8% 100%
Total N = 419

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+ TOTAL
Yes 25.7% 24.4% 32.2% 31.1% 33.3% 21.1% 27.8%
No 64.9% 73.1% 67.8% 68.1% 63.5% 76.2% 69.6%
Don't know/Refused 9.5% 2.5% 0.0% 0.8% 3.1% 2.7% 2.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
412


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 31.0% 26.6% 25.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 27.5%
No 66.7% 70.9% 71.5% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 69.8%
Don't know/Refused 2.3% 2.4% 3.5% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 2.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
419


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 22.5% 30.1% 26.3% 24.1% 37.5% 27.4%
No 73.0% 68.1% 71.2% 71.0% 62.5% 69.8%
Don't know/Refused 4.5% 1.9% 2.4% 4.8% 0.0% 2.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
418


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Yes 27.5% 27.6% 27.5%
No 69.2% 70.0% 69.7%
Don't know/Refused 3.4% 2.4% 2.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
419


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
Yes 23.2% 26.0% 37.4% 28.1%
No 75.3% 71.2% 59.5% 69.5%
Don't know/Refused 1.5% 2.8% 3.2% 2.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
397


Race (I-RACE)

White, not Hispanic Black, not Hispanic Hispanic or other TOTAL
Yes 27.5% 29.8% 26.2% 27.6%
No 70.7% 68.3% 66.4% 69.7%
Don't know/Refused 1.8% 1.9% 7.5% 2.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
416



Bookmark and Share