Religion and Public Life Survey, 2009

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CHEAT_B

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

Congressional trial heat combined with leaners (CHEAT)
  1) Republican/Lean Republican
  2) Democrat/Lean Democrat
  3) Other/Lean other (VOL.)
  9) Don't know/No lean (VOL.)

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Republican/Lean Republican 44.4% 44.4%
Democrat/Lean Democrat 45.4% 89.8%
Other/Lean other (VOL.) 3.5% 93.3%
Don't know/No lean (VOL.) 6.8% 100.1%
Total N = 1669

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18 to 24 25 to 34 35 to 44 45 to 54 55 to 64 65 or older TOTAL
Republican/Lean Republican 40.6% 45.6% 44.0% 45.6% 37.7% 50.6% 44.4%
Democrat/Lean Democrat 52.1% 41.6% 41.8% 43.5% 53.7% 43.2% 45.5%
Other/Lean other (VOL.) 2.2% 3.0% 5.0% 4.6% 3.3% 1.9% 3.5%
Don't know/No lean (VOL.) 5.2% 9.8% 9.2% 6.4% 5.2% 4.3% 6.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1643


Household income (I-INCOME)

Less than $20,000 $20,000 to under $30,000 $30,000 to under $50,000 $50,000 to under $75,000 $75,000 to under $100,000 $100,000 or more TOTAL
Republican/Lean Republican 37.8% 37.3% 41.2% 51.3% 48.8% 47.9% 44.7%
Democrat/Lean Democrat 52.7% 47.9% 52.7% 40.1% 40.6% 43.6% 46.1%
Other/Lean other (VOL.) 1.4% 1.5% 2.2% 3.4% 3.8% 3.1% 2.7%
Don't know/No lean (VOL.) 8.1% 13.3% 3.9% 5.2% 6.8% 5.3% 6.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1360


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Married Living with a partner Divorced or separated Widowed Never been married TOTAL
Republican/Lean Republican 49.5% 34.3% 29.7% 42.2% 38.9% 44.3%
Democrat/Lean Democrat 39.9% 50.2% 59.6% 53.3% 51.8% 45.5%
Other/Lean other (VOL.) 3.4% 6.3% 4.4% 0.6% 3.6% 3.4%
Don't know/No lean (VOL.) 7.2% 9.2% 6.3% 3.9% 5.7% 6.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1660


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Protestant Roman Catholic Other Christian (Mormon, Orthodox, Unitarian, self-identified as Christian) Other religion Atheist, agnostic, nothing in particular TOTAL
Republican/Lean Republican 49.4% 47.4% 55.1% 15.9% 29.4% 44.5%
Democrat/Lean Democrat 42.2% 46.6% 33.5% 71.4% 51.1% 45.3%
Other/Lean other (VOL.) 2.1% 2.3% 5.8% 6.1% 5.0% 3.3%
Don't know/No lean (VOL.) 6.3% 3.6% 5.6% 6.6% 14.5% 6.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1651


Education (I-EDUC)

Less than a high school diploma High school graduate Some college, no four-year degree Four-year college degree Post-graduate training or professional schooling after college TOTAL
Republican/Lean Republican 31.9% 44.6% 47.8% 48.8% 38.2% 44.4%
Democrat/Lean Democrat 54.1% 44.6% 43.6% 42.1% 50.5% 45.5%
Other/Lean other (VOL.) 3.6% 3.6% 2.1% 3.9% 5.5% 3.5%
Don't know/No lean (VOL.) 10.3% 7.3% 6.5% 5.2% 5.8% 6.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1659


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Republican/Lean Republican 49.7% 39.7% 44.4%
Democrat/Lean Democrat 38.6% 51.4% 45.4%
Other/Lean other (VOL.) 4.6% 2.5% 3.5%
Don't know/No lean (VOL.) 7.1% 6.5% 6.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
1669


Political ideology (I-POLITICS)

Very conservative Conservative Moderate Liberal Very liberal TOTAL
Republican/Lean Republican 77.4% 70.0% 32.6% 16.2% 14.4% 45.5%
Democrat/Lean Democrat 13.0% 21.6% 55.5% 77.7% 82.4% 45.5%
Other/Lean other (VOL.) 6.4% 2.2% 5.5% 2.2% 0.8% 3.5%
Don't know/No lean (VOL.) 3.2% 6.3% 6.4% 3.9% 2.5% 5.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1605