Religion and Public Life Survey, 2009

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FSYNAG_B

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

Please tell me whether you would favor or oppose Jewish synagogues applying for government funds to provide social services to people who need them. [Form 2 only] (Q262FF2)
  1) Favor
  2) Oppose
  9) Don't know/Refused (VOL.)

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Favor 52.4% 52.4%
Oppose 36.4% 88.8%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 11.3% 100.1%
Total N = 969

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 58.9% 51.0% 63.4% 56.6% 47.9% 36.9% 52.5%
Oppose 35.2% 32.5% 28.0% 37.9% 43.6% 41.7% 36.3%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 5.9% 16.5% 8.6% 5.5% 8.4% 21.5% 11.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
957


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 44.1% 50.7% 58.1% 60.4% 54.2% 59.9% 54.7%
Oppose 41.7% 41.1% 32.3% 33.4% 40.1% 34.0% 36.7%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 14.2% 8.1% 9.7% 6.2% 5.7% 6.1% 8.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
779


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Married Living with a partner Divorced or separated Widowed Never been married TOTAL
Favor 56.8% 50.6% 44.9% 29.7% 54.5% 52.4%
Oppose 33.4% 28.9% 45.9% 48.2% 37.1% 36.3%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 9.9% 20.4% 9.2% 22.1% 8.4% 11.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
965


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Protestant Roman Catholic Other Christian (Mormon, Orthodox, Unitarian, self-identified as Christian) Other religion Atheist, agnostic, nothing in particular TOTAL
Favor 51.6% 54.9% 59.8% 69.0% 40.8% 52.4%
Oppose 37.0% 31.4% 33.1% 27.0% 46.7% 36.4%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 11.3% 13.6% 7.1% 4.0% 12.6% 11.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
955


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 36.3% 50.6% 52.7% 60.1% 64.7% 52.3%
Oppose 33.0% 40.4% 37.0% 34.3% 32.2% 36.4%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 30.7% 9.1% 10.3% 5.6% 3.1% 11.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
965


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Favor 52.1% 52.6% 52.4%
Oppose 36.8% 36.0% 36.4%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 11.1% 11.4% 11.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
969


Political ideology (I-POLITICS)

Very conservative Conservative Moderate Liberal Very liberal TOTAL
Favor 58.8% 53.7% 52.9% 58.0% 57.2% 54.8%
Oppose 34.1% 34.9% 38.9% 31.8% 39.1% 36.1%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 7.1% 11.4% 8.1% 10.3% 3.7% 9.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
915