Religion and Public Life Survey, 2007

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BUSHAPP

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

Do you approve or disapprove of the way George W. Bush is handling his job as president? [IF DK ENTER AS DK. IF DEPENDS PROBE ONCE WITH: Overall do you approve or disapprove of the way George W. Bush is handling his job as president? IF STILL DEPENDS ENTER AS DK] (q1)
  1) Approve
  2) Disapprove
  9) Don't know/Refused (VOL.)

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Approve 30.9% 30.9%
Disapprove 58.7% 89.6%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 10.4% 100%
Total N = 3002

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+ TOTAL
Approve 24.1% 29.7% 34.2% 31.9% 31.9% 32.0% 31.1%
Disapprove 64.2% 57.3% 57.8% 60.0% 60.0% 54.4% 58.6%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 11.6% 13.0% 8.0% 8.0% 8.2% 13.6% 10.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
2958


Worship attendance (I-ATTEND)

More than once a week Once a week Once or twice a month A few times a year Seldom Never Don't know/Refused (VOL.) TOTAL
Approve 47.5% 35.1% 29.3% 26.4% 23.1% 21.5% 0.0% 31.1%
Disapprove 41.1% 53.7% 60.1% 64.3% 67.2% 70.4% 0.0% 58.7%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 11.4% 11.2% 10.5% 9.2% 9.7% 8.1% 0.0% 10.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
2962


Education (I-EDUC)

None, grade one to eight, or high school incomplete (Grades 9-11) High school graduate (grade 12 or GED certificate) Technical, trade, or vocational school AFTER high school or Some college, no four-year degree (including associate degree) College graduate (B.S., B.A., or other four-year degree) or higher TOTAL
Approve 25.3% 32.0% 32.1% 31.6% 31.0%
Disapprove 57.8% 58.0% 58.9% 59.5% 58.6%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 16.9% 10.0% 8.9% 8.9% 10.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
2976


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
Approve 29.2% 22.4% 30.8% 38.4% 32.5% 34.7% 31.5%
Disapprove 59.9% 66.5% 59.0% 53.6% 58.8% 56.9% 58.9%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 10.9% 11.2% 10.1% 8.0% 8.8% 8.4% 9.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
2564


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Married Divorced or separated Widowed Never been married TOTAL
Approve 37.1% 23.7% 24.3% 23.3% 31.1%
Disapprove 52.5% 67.9% 60.2% 67.1% 58.6%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 10.3% 8.4% 15.4% 9.7% 10.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
2971


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Approve 34.5% 27.6% 30.9%
Disapprove 57.3% 60.0% 58.7%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 8.2% 12.4% 10.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
3002



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