News Interest Index, October 2003

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W_HOMLAW

(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: Laws regarding homosexuals
  1) Yes
  2) No
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Yes 41.4% 41.4%
No 57% 98.4%
Don't know/Refused 1.5% 99.9%
Total N = 419

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+ TOTAL
Yes 35.1% 37.8% 60.0% 43.2% 40.6% 31.3% 42.1%
No 64.9% 58.0% 37.9% 55.1% 59.4% 68.7% 56.5%
Don't know/Refused 0.0% 4.2% 2.1% 1.7% 0.0% 0.0% 1.4%
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 56.5% 35.8% 33.9% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 41.6%
No 42.1% 62.7% 64.3% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 56.9%
Don't know/Refused 1.4% 1.5% 1.8% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 1.5%
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 27.3% 39.8% 42.4% 47.3% 50.0% 41.4%
No 72.7% 58.8% 56.1% 49.3% 50.0% 57.1%
Don't know/Refused 0.0% 1.4% 1.5% 3.4% 0.0% 1.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
418


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Yes 42.9% 40.5% 41.5%
No 55.7% 57.8% 56.9%
Don't know/Refused 1.4% 1.7% 1.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
419


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
Yes 48.9% 38.1% 35.8% 41.7%
No 49.6% 60.5% 62.1% 56.7%
Don't know/Refused 1.5% 1.4% 2.1% 1.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
397


Race (I-RACE)

White, not Hispanic Black, not Hispanic Hispanic or other TOTAL
Yes 41.8% 47.1% 35.5% 41.6%
No 56.8% 52.9% 61.7% 56.9%
Don't know/Refused 1.4% 0.0% 2.8% 1.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
416



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