Religion and Public Life Survey, 2005

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FAVMUSL

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

Would you say you have a generally favorable or unfavorable opinion of Islam - the Muslim religion? [Asked only if FORM = 2.]
  1) Favorable
  2) Unfavorable
  9) No opinion

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Favorable 36.6% 36.6%
Unfavorable 36.1% 72.7%
No opinion 27.3% 100%
Total N = 1000

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65 or older TOTAL
Favorable 39.7% 40.1% 37.3% 39.2% 42.5% 23.2% 36.8%
Unfavorable 40.4% 30.8% 35.0% 38.5% 33.5% 40.3% 36.4%
No opinion 19.9% 29.2% 27.7% 22.3% 24.0% 36.4% 26.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
982


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 27.5% 30.5% 48.4% 40.8% 43.5% 32.9% 36.8%
Unfavorable 46.9% 35.7% 27.9% 39.9% 30.1% 34.7% 36.1%
No opinion 25.6% 33.8% 23.7% 19.3% 26.4% 32.4% 27.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
988


Education (I-EDUC)

Less than high school High school graduate Some college College graduate TOTAL
Favorable 20.2% 27.8% 42.2% 50.1% 36.6%
Unfavorable 43.9% 43.1% 30.5% 28.7% 36.2%
No opinion 36.0% 29.1% 27.3% 21.3% 27.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
998


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Favorable 37.7% 35.5% 36.6%
Unfavorable 40.8% 31.8% 36.1%
No opinion 21.5% 32.7% 27.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
1000


Household income (I-INCOME)

Less than $20,000 20 to under $30,000 30 to under $50,000 50 to under $75,000 75 to under $100,000 $100,000 or more TOTAL
Favorable 30.1% 36.6% 35.9% 38.8% 44.2% 46.4% 38.0%
Unfavorable 31.5% 34.4% 38.3% 40.6% 32.0% 39.5% 36.3%
No opinion 38.4% 29.0% 25.8% 20.6% 23.8% 14.1% 25.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
870


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
Favorable 30.8% 42.7% 41.9% 38.2%
Unfavorable 45.1% 33.3% 30.4% 36.6%
No opinion 24.1% 24.0% 27.7% 25.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
924



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