Religion and Public Life Survey, 2003

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

[ASK ONLY IF FORM=1 'FORM 1'] Between now and the 2004 political conventions, there will be discussion about the qualifications of presidential candidates - their education, age, religion, race, and so on. If your party nominated a generally well-qualified person for president who happened to be An atheist, would you vote for that person?
  1) Yes
  2) No
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Yes 44.1% 44.1%
No 52% 96.1%
Don't know/Refused 3.9% 100%
Total N = 1002

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-64 65+ TOTAL
Yes 56.1% 41.1% 44.1% 44.2% 38.4% 44.2%
No 38.7% 53.5% 52.3% 52.9% 58.3% 52.0%
Don't know/Refused 5.1% 5.4% 3.6% 2.9% 3.3% 3.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1002


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 27.7% 29.7% 46.4% 49.3% 56.0% 71.9% 44.1%
No 65.4% 67.9% 52.3% 45.4% 37.7% 26.7% 52.1%
Don't know/Refused 6.9% 2.4% 1.3% 5.3% 6.2% 1.4% 3.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
995


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
Yes 25.5% 39.8% 47.0% 55.2% 64.7% 44.3%
No 70.5% 54.2% 51.3% 41.9% 31.6% 51.8%
Don't know/Refused 4.0% 6.1% 1.7% 2.9% 3.7% 3.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
997


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Yes 46.5% 42.0% 44.1%
No 49.1% 54.7% 52.0%
Don't know/Refused 4.4% 3.3% 3.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
1002


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
Yes 39.0% 42.4% 52.2% 44.7%
No 58.3% 53.9% 44.0% 51.9%
Don't know/Refused 2.7% 3.6% 3.8% 3.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
925


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Married Divorced or separated Widowed Never been married TOTAL
Yes 42.6% 40.8% 31.4% 54.7% 44.4%
No 53.1% 56.4% 67.3% 41.1% 51.8%
Don't know/Refused 4.3% 2.8% 1.3% 4.3% 3.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
996



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