News Interest Index, October 2003

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W_ELECT

(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: Candidates and elections
  1) Yes
  2) No
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Yes 26.3% 26.3%
No 71.4% 97.7%
Don't know/Refused 2.3% 100%
Total N = 848

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+ TOTAL
Yes 29.9% 25.4% 30.7% 31.0% 22.6% 17.9% 26.2%
No 66.7% 73.7% 68.3% 67.8% 76.9% 75.9% 71.5%
Don't know/Refused 3.4% 0.9% 1.0% 1.1% 0.5% 6.2% 2.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
833


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 27.6% 22.7% 31.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 26.3%
No 70.4% 74.5% 67.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 71.3%
Don't know/Refused 2.0% 2.7% 2.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 2.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
848


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 35.0% 28.5% 22.7% 23.8% 23.7% 26.4%
No 59.6% 69.1% 76.1% 74.0% 75.4% 71.4%
Don't know/Refused 5.5% 2.4% 1.2% 2.1% 0.9% 2.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
846


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Yes 28.4% 24.7% 26.3%
No 69.3% 73.1% 71.4%
Don't know/Refused 2.4% 2.2% 2.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
848


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
Yes 23.6% 32.3% 21.0% 25.7%
No 73.6% 66.5% 77.6% 72.4%
Don't know/Refused 2.8% 1.2% 1.4% 1.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
788


Race (I-RACE)

White, not Hispanic Black, not Hispanic Hispanic or other TOTAL
Yes 21.9% 39.6% 35.7% 26.2%
No 75.7% 59.4% 61.4% 71.5%
Don't know/Refused 2.4% 1.0% 2.9% 2.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
844



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