News Interest Index, October 2003

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W_10COMM

(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 recent removal of a monument of the Ten Commandments from an Alabama courthouse
  1) Yes
  2) No
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Yes 39.8% 39.8%
No 56.8% 96.6%
Don't know/Refused 3.4% 100%
Total N = 848

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+ TOTAL
Yes 40.7% 42.1% 42.3% 45.4% 38.5% 30.5% 39.8%
No 57.6% 56.6% 56.0% 50.8% 57.4% 63.6% 57.0%
Don't know/Refused 1.7% 1.3% 1.7% 3.8% 4.1% 5.8% 3.2%
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 50.5% 35.3% 36.8% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 39.9%
No 48.2% 60.9% 58.4% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 56.7%
Don't know/Refused 1.3% 3.8% 4.8% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 3.4%
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 47.3% 41.7% 41.7% 35.7% 25.2% 39.9%
No 47.3% 55.4% 55.4% 60.4% 73.9% 56.8%
Don't know/Refused 5.5% 2.9% 2.9% 3.9% 0.9% 3.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
846


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Yes 39.5% 40.0% 39.8%
No 57.1% 56.6% 56.8%
Don't know/Refused 3.4% 3.3% 3.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
848


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
Yes 39.2% 38.8% 40.1% 39.3%
No 55.8% 57.2% 58.6% 57.0%
Don't know/Refused 5.0% 4.0% 1.4% 3.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
788


Race (I-RACE)

White, not Hispanic Black, not Hispanic Hispanic or other TOTAL
Yes 38.0% 43.2% 44.3% 39.6%
No 58.5% 53.6% 53.3% 57.1%
Don't know/Refused 3.5% 3.1% 2.4% 3.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
844



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