Religion and Public Life Survey, 2003

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OPNMUSLM

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

[ASK ONLY IF DQFORM= 2 'FORM 2'Would you say you have a generally favorable or unfavorable opinion of Islam?
  1) Favorable
  2) Unfavorable
  9) No opinion

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Favorable 40.3% 40.3%
Unfavorable 33.7% 74%
No opinion 26% 100%
Total N = 1001

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-64 65+ TOTAL
Favorable 56.4% 42.3% 46.9% 40.2% 19.0% 40.3%
Unfavorable 22.8% 37.5% 31.2% 36.0% 36.3% 33.7%
No opinion 20.8% 20.2% 21.9% 23.9% 44.7% 26.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1001


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
Favorable 25.2% 35.8% 47.3% 51.6% 44.3% 40.0% 40.1%
Unfavorable 51.2% 34.7% 27.9% 26.1% 30.6% 28.8% 33.9%
No opinion 23.6% 29.4% 24.7% 22.3% 25.1% 31.2% 26.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
994


Education (I-EDUC)

Less than high school High school graduate (Grade 12 or GED certificate) Some college, no 4-year degree (or Vocational or Technical degree AFTER high 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
Favorable 25.5% 34.3% 44.0% 51.1% 58.2% 40.5%
Unfavorable 34.2% 37.4% 33.7% 31.5% 22.7% 33.5%
No opinion 40.3% 28.4% 22.4% 17.4% 19.1% 26.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
991


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Favorable 45.6% 35.3% 40.3%
Unfavorable 36.1% 31.4% 33.7%
No opinion 18.3% 33.3% 26.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
1001


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
Favorable 33.8% 44.4% 46.0% 41.5%
Unfavorable 44.6% 30.7% 26.8% 33.9%
No opinion 21.6% 24.9% 27.2% 24.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
924


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Married Divorced or separated Widowed Never been married TOTAL
Favorable 40.2% 43.8% 19.8% 47.4% 40.5%
Unfavorable 36.7% 29.4% 28.2% 30.7% 33.6%
No opinion 23.1% 26.8% 52.0% 21.8% 25.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
992



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