News Interest Index, October 2003

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HOM_P_F2

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

[Answered 'Other' (a female) to HOM_PRS] There is a lot more discussion about homosexuality these days. Who is the first homosexual person that comes to your mind? Just the first person that you can think of.
  1) Billy Jean King
  2) Ellen Degeneres
  3) Martina Navratilova
  4) Melissa Etheridge
  5) Rosie O'Donnell

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Billy Jean King 5.9% 5.9%
Ellen Degeneres 75.1% 81%
Martina Navratilova 1.8% 82.8%
Melissa Etheridge 1.2% 84%
Rosie O'Donnell 16% 100%
Total N = 100

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+ TOTAL
Billy Jean King 0.0% 3.6% 0.0% 12.8% 5.3% 10.5% 5.4%
Ellen Degeneres 78.6% 85.7% 85.7% 59.0% 78.9% 68.4% 75.6%
Martina Navratilova 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 2.6% 10.5% 0.0% 1.8%
Melissa Etheridge 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 5.1% 0.0% 0.0% 1.2%
Rosie O'Donnell 21.4% 10.7% 14.3% 20.5% 5.3% 21.1% 16.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
99


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
Billy Jean King 16.0% 4.3% 0.0% 6.1% 4.5% 7.7% 5.9%
Ellen Degeneres 60.0% 80.9% 93.1% 72.7% 72.7% 61.5% 75.7%
Martina Navratilova 8.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 4.5% 0.0% 1.8%
Melissa Etheridge 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 15.4% 1.2%
Rosie O'Donnell 16.0% 14.9% 6.9% 21.2% 18.2% 15.4% 15.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
100


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
Billy Jean King 0.0% 4.1% 8.2% 6.7% 7.7% 5.9%
Ellen Degeneres 100.0% 67.3% 77.0% 76.7% 61.5% 75.3%
Martina Navratilova 0.0% 4.1% 1.6% 0.0% 0.0% 1.8%
Melissa Etheridge 0.0% 4.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 1.2%
Rosie O'Donnell 0.0% 20.4% 13.1% 16.7% 30.8% 15.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
100


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Billy Jean King 4.8% 6.5% 5.9%
Ellen Degeneres 80.6% 72.0% 75.1%
Martina Navratilova 4.8% 0.0% 1.8%
Melissa Etheridge 0.0% 1.9% 1.2%
Rosie O'Donnell 9.7% 19.6% 16.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
100


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
Billy Jean King 1.9% 16.3% 1.8% 6.3%
Ellen Degeneres 77.8% 67.3% 81.8% 75.9%
Martina Navratilova 0.0% 0.0% 1.8% 0.6%
Melissa Etheridge 0.0% 0.0% 3.6% 1.3%
Rosie O'Donnell 20.4% 16.3% 10.9% 15.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
95


Race (I-RACE)

White, not Hispanic Black, not Hispanic Hispanic or other TOTAL
Billy Jean King 5.1% 17.6% 0.0% 5.9%
Ellen Degeneres 75.9% 70.6% 73.3% 75.1%
Martina Navratilova 2.2% 0.0% 0.0% 1.8%
Melissa Etheridge 1.5% 0.0% 0.0% 1.2%
Rosie O'Donnell 15.3% 11.8% 26.7% 16.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
100



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