Religion and Public Life Survey, 2006

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ABCOMPRO

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

Which comes closer to your view about the abortion issue: the country needs to find a middle ground on abortion laws, or there's no room for compromise when it comes to abortion laws? [Answered only if FORM = 1.]
  1) The country needs to find a middle ground on abortion laws, (OR)
  2) There's no room for compromise when it comes to abortion laws
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
The country needs to find a middle ground on abortion laws, (OR) 65.6% 65.6%
There's no room for compromise when it comes to abortion laws 28.8% 94.4%
Don't know/Refused 5.6% 100%
Total N = 996

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-64 65+ TOTAL
The country needs to find a middle ground on abortion laws, (OR) 58.0% 64.5% 69.4% 68.2% 62.6% 65.6%
There's no room for compromise when it comes to abortion laws 37.8% 29.6% 27.5% 27.3% 27.0% 28.9%
Don't know/Refused 4.2% 5.9% 3.1% 4.5% 10.3% 5.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
983


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
The country needs to find a middle ground on abortion laws, (OR) 48.4% 67.8% 66.4% 77.6% 74.5% 56.5% 65.9%
There's no room for compromise when it comes to abortion laws 45.9% 26.7% 30.1% 15.4% 21.1% 37.4% 28.8%
Don't know/Refused 5.7% 5.5% 3.5% 7.1% 4.3% 6.1% 5.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
988


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
The country needs to find a middle ground on abortion laws, (OR) 57.5% 62.7% 72.3% 68.5% 67.3% 65.7%
There's no room for compromise when it comes to abortion laws 36.6% 31.9% 22.5% 28.5% 26.0% 29.1%
Don't know/Refused 6.0% 5.4% 5.2% 3.0% 6.7% 5.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
988


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
The country needs to find a middle ground on abortion laws, (OR) 65.5% 65.6% 65.6%
There's no room for compromise when it comes to abortion laws 29.5% 28.2% 28.8%
Don't know/Refused 5.0% 6.2% 5.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
996


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
The country needs to find a middle ground on abortion laws, (OR) 63.5% 69.6% 64.7% 63.7% 76.5% 67.1% 66.9%
There's no room for compromise when it comes to abortion laws 30.8% 25.5% 32.4% 31.9% 21.8% 28.7% 29.1%
Don't know/Refused 5.7% 4.9% 2.9% 4.4% 1.7% 4.2% 3.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
862


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Married Divorced or separated Widowed Never been married TOTAL
The country needs to find a middle ground on abortion laws, (OR) 64.2% 72.7% 60.9% 67.0% 65.9%
There's no room for compromise when it comes to abortion laws 32.4% 21.1% 28.3% 26.7% 29.0%
Don't know/Refused 3.4% 6.2% 10.9% 6.3% 5.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
990



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