Religion and Public Life Survey, 2009

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STRONG_B

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

If HLTHFV_B = 1-2: Do you (favor/oppose) these health care proposals very strongly, or not so strongly? (Q217)
  1) Very strongly
  2) Not so strongly
  9) Don't know/Refused (VOL.)

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Very strongly 69.1% 69.1%
Not so strongly 28.5% 97.6%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 2.3% 99.9%
Total N = 1713

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18 to 24 25 to 34 35 to 44 45 to 54 55 to 64 65 or older TOTAL
Very strongly 62.0% 62.9% 68.8% 70.5% 74.4% 75.4% 69.2%
Not so strongly 35.5% 36.2% 29.8% 27.4% 24.8% 18.8% 28.6%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 2.5% 0.9% 1.4% 2.1% 0.8% 5.8% 2.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1690


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
Very strongly 64.4% 65.9% 71.5% 69.5% 70.2% 67.2% 68.3%
Not so strongly 31.8% 33.7% 26.5% 29.5% 26.8% 29.1% 29.3%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 3.8% 0.4% 2.0% 0.9% 3.0% 3.7% 2.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1406


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Married Living with a partner Divorced or separated Widowed Never been married TOTAL
Very strongly 72.9% 66.0% 65.3% 64.4% 63.5% 69.2%
Not so strongly 25.7% 31.6% 33.5% 28.3% 32.9% 28.5%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 1.4% 2.5% 1.2% 7.3% 3.7% 2.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1703


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Protestant Roman Catholic Other Christian (Mormon, Orthodox, Unitarian, self-identified as Christian) Other religion Atheist, agnostic, nothing in particular TOTAL
Very strongly 74.0% 70.5% 62.7% 64.4% 61.0% 69.0%
Not so strongly 22.9% 28.0% 36.2% 32.6% 36.5% 28.6%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 3.1% 1.6% 1.1% 3.0% 2.4% 2.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1697


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
Very strongly 71.5% 64.8% 70.4% 67.2% 76.1% 69.1%
Not so strongly 25.3% 32.3% 28.2% 30.4% 21.6% 28.6%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 3.2% 2.9% 1.4% 2.4% 2.3% 2.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1700


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Very strongly 69.3% 68.9% 69.1%
Not so strongly 28.3% 28.8% 28.5%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 2.3% 2.4% 2.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
1713


Political ideology (I-POLITICS)

Very conservative Conservative Moderate Liberal Very liberal TOTAL
Very strongly 86.3% 76.0% 61.5% 68.9% 59.9% 69.7%
Not so strongly 12.5% 22.7% 36.8% 29.1% 34.6% 28.5%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 1.1% 1.2% 1.8% 2.0% 5.5% 1.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1646