U.S. Religious Landscape Study, 2014

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QB2C

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

Q.B2c. Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy OR stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost.
  1) First statement
  2) Second statement
  3) (VOL) Neither/Both equally
  9) (VOL) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
First statement 37.6% 37.6%
Second statement 56.8% 94.4%
(VOL) Neither/Both equally 2.4% 96.8%
(VOL) Don't know/Refused 3.2% 100%
Total N = 35071

Variable Comparisons

Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
First statement 41.2% 34.1% 37.6%
Second statement 53.8% 59.6% 56.8%
(VOL) Neither/Both equally 2.5% 2.3% 2.4%
(VOL) Don't know/Refused 2.4% 4.0% 3.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
35071


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent No preference (VOL) Other party (VOL) TOTAL
First statement 57.3% 24.4% 36.2% 34.1% 54.6% 37.6%
Second statement 37.9% 71.3% 58.4% 52.5% 38.8% 57.0%
(VOL) Neither/Both equally 2.2% 1.7% 2.6% 5.6% 3.4% 2.4%
(VOL) Don't know/Refused 2.6% 2.6% 2.8% 7.8% 3.1% 3.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
34112


Household income (I-INCOME)

Less than $20,000 20 to under $40,000 50 to under $75,000 75 to under $100,000 $100,000 or more TOTAL
First statement 38.8% 38.6% 37.0% 35.7% 36.0% 37.4%
Second statement 53.7% 56.8% 58.7% 60.9% 60.7% 57.8%
(VOL) Neither/Both equally 2.5% 1.9% 2.4% 2.1% 2.2% 2.2%
(VOL) Don't know/Refused 4.9% 2.7% 1.8% 1.3% 1.2% 2.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
30490


Education (I-EDUC)

High school incomplete or less than high school (no diploma) High school graduate (grade 12 with diploma or GED certificate) Some college, no degree (includes some community college) or two-year associate degree from a college or university Four-year college or university degree/Bachelor's degree (e.g., BS, BA, AB) Some postgraduate or professional school or postgraduate or professional degree, including master's, doctorate, medical or law degree (e.g., MA, MS, PhD, MD, JD, graduate school) TOTAL
First statement 41.9% 43.4% 37.4% 32.4% 26.1% 37.6%
Second statement 47.2% 50.7% 57.6% 63.2% 70.1% 56.8%
(VOL) Neither/Both equally 3.0% 2.2% 2.7% 2.3% 2.1% 2.4%
(VOL) Don't know/Refused 7.9% 3.7% 2.3% 2.1% 1.6% 3.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
34868


Age (I-AGE)

Age 29 or younger 30-39 40-49 50-59 Age 60 or older TOTAL
First statement 32.4% 32.6% 38.2% 41.2% 42.1% 37.6%
Second statement 63.6% 62.2% 57.2% 53.7% 49.9% 56.9%
(VOL) Neither/Both equally 1.7% 2.6% 2.5% 2.4% 2.9% 2.4%
(VOL) Don't know/Refused 2.4% 2.6% 2.1% 2.7% 5.2% 3.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
34345



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