Religion and Public Life Survey, 2009

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FRREP_B

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

Do you feel that the Republican Party is generally friendly toward religion, neutral toward religion, or unfriendly toward religion? (Q250B)
  1) Friendly toward religion
  2) Neutral toward religion
  3) Unfriendly toward religion
  9) Don't know/Refused (VOL.)

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Friendly toward religion 47.9% 47.9%
Neutral toward religion 28.6% 76.5%
Unfriendly toward religion 11.9% 88.4%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 11.6% 100%
Total N = 2003

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18 to 24 25 to 34 35 to 44 45 to 54 55 to 64 65 or older TOTAL
Friendly toward religion 48.2% 54.6% 51.8% 43.4% 48.0% 42.4% 48.0%
Neutral toward religion 31.6% 22.2% 32.1% 31.1% 27.6% 27.5% 28.7%
Unfriendly toward religion 11.4% 11.8% 9.1% 14.8% 12.5% 11.6% 11.9%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 8.8% 11.3% 6.9% 10.7% 11.9% 18.5% 11.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1971


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
Friendly toward religion 36.4% 40.7% 43.9% 51.9% 64.9% 62.4% 49.7%
Neutral toward religion 23.6% 32.6% 35.6% 32.9% 24.6% 21.8% 28.8%
Unfriendly toward religion 23.3% 12.1% 10.0% 8.8% 4.8% 8.9% 11.4%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 16.8% 14.7% 10.5% 6.4% 5.7% 6.9% 10.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1628


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Married Living with a partner Divorced or separated Widowed Never been married TOTAL
Friendly toward religion 50.4% 46.8% 40.7% 33.5% 50.4% 48.0%
Neutral toward religion 29.6% 24.7% 30.9% 27.6% 26.1% 28.5%
Unfriendly toward religion 9.1% 19.2% 16.2% 14.4% 14.4% 12.0%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 10.9% 9.3% 12.3% 24.5% 9.1% 11.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1990


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Protestant Roman Catholic Other Christian (Mormon, Orthodox, Unitarian, self-identified as Christian) Other religion Atheist, agnostic, nothing in particular TOTAL
Friendly toward religion 49.2% 46.8% 36.7% 58.9% 51.6% 48.1%
Neutral toward religion 29.7% 29.9% 39.6% 17.0% 20.9% 28.7%
Unfriendly toward religion 11.0% 12.5% 17.0% 10.2% 10.0% 11.9%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 10.1% 10.9% 6.7% 13.9% 17.4% 11.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1980


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
Friendly toward religion 35.1% 38.9% 48.1% 59.9% 68.9% 48.0%
Neutral toward religion 20.5% 34.5% 33.9% 23.2% 18.7% 28.7%
Unfriendly toward religion 22.2% 13.7% 8.0% 9.4% 8.8% 12.0%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 22.2% 12.9% 9.9% 7.5% 3.6% 11.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1986


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Friendly toward religion 51.3% 44.8% 47.9%
Neutral toward religion 27.1% 30.1% 28.6%
Unfriendly toward religion 11.8% 11.9% 11.9%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 9.8% 13.2% 11.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
2003


Political ideology (I-POLITICS)

Very conservative Conservative Moderate Liberal Very liberal TOTAL
Friendly toward religion 59.3% 45.7% 47.7% 54.1% 55.4% 49.5%
Neutral toward religion 30.2% 33.3% 32.1% 22.4% 17.2% 29.8%
Unfriendly toward religion 4.9% 9.8% 11.9% 15.6% 18.9% 11.7%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 5.6% 11.2% 8.3% 8.0% 8.4% 9.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1893