Religion and Public Life Survey, 2009

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FMOSQ_B

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

Please tell me whether you would favor or oppose Muslim mosques applying for government funds to provide social services to people who need them. [Form 1 only] (Q262EF1)
  1) Favor
  2) Oppose
  9) Don't know/Refused (VOL.)

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Favor 38.7% 38.7%
Oppose 52.1% 90.8%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 9.3% 100.1%
Total N = 1034

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18 to 24 25 to 34 35 to 44 45 to 54 55 to 64 65 or older TOTAL
Favor 69.4% 55.2% 31.4% 35.8% 28.3% 18.3% 38.5%
Oppose 29.4% 37.0% 61.4% 55.2% 61.1% 63.7% 52.2%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 1.2% 7.8% 7.2% 9.0% 10.6% 18.0% 9.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1014


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
Favor 43.5% 32.4% 37.9% 35.4% 43.9% 42.3% 39.3%
Oppose 44.0% 60.1% 52.4% 57.8% 50.4% 53.0% 52.9%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 12.5% 7.5% 9.7% 6.8% 5.7% 4.7% 7.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
849


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Married Living with a partner Divorced or separated Widowed Never been married TOTAL
Favor 35.0% 52.9% 27.8% 14.9% 57.2% 38.7%
Oppose 55.1% 43.8% 65.8% 59.4% 37.5% 52.0%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 9.9% 3.3% 6.4% 25.7% 5.3% 9.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1025


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Protestant Roman Catholic Other Christian (Mormon, Orthodox, Unitarian, self-identified as Christian) Other religion Atheist, agnostic, nothing in particular TOTAL
Favor 35.1% 39.0% 39.4% 44.9% 43.9% 38.6%
Oppose 55.7% 50.3% 57.7% 50.4% 43.5% 52.2%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 9.2% 10.7% 2.9% 4.7% 12.7% 9.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1025


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
Favor 29.8% 35.6% 39.8% 39.7% 52.2% 38.8%
Oppose 59.0% 52.7% 52.0% 53.4% 43.5% 52.3%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 11.2% 11.7% 8.1% 6.9% 4.3% 8.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1021


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Favor 35.7% 41.4% 38.6%
Oppose 58.8% 46.0% 52.1%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 5.5% 12.7% 9.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
1034


Political ideology (I-POLITICS)

Very conservative Conservative Moderate Liberal Very liberal TOTAL
Favor 35.7% 33.7% 42.5% 42.4% 42.3% 38.9%
Oppose 59.9% 59.3% 45.0% 52.2% 54.3% 52.8%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 4.3% 7.0% 12.5% 5.4% 3.4% 8.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
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