Religion and Public Life Survey, 2009

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FMORMN_B

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

Please tell me whether you would favor or oppose the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, or Mormon churches, applying for government funds to provide social services to people who need them. [Form 2 only] (Q262GF2)
  1) Favor
  2) Oppose
  9) Don't know/Refused (VOL.)

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Favor 47.6% 47.6%
Oppose 43.1% 90.7%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 9.3% 100%
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 59.5% 52.8% 52.7% 50.9% 38.7% 32.5% 47.8%
Oppose 38.9% 37.9% 35.3% 41.9% 57.0% 48.0% 42.9%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 1.6% 9.3% 12.0% 7.2% 4.3% 19.5% 9.3%
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 50.5% 45.1% 48.4% 51.3% 48.6% 49.2% 48.9%
Oppose 39.7% 49.2% 43.4% 41.4% 43.7% 45.8% 43.7%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 9.8% 5.7% 8.2% 7.3% 7.7% 5.1% 7.4%
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 48.3% 50.9% 43.6% 28.2% 54.0% 47.6%
Oppose 44.1% 34.0% 45.9% 50.0% 40.5% 43.3%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 7.6% 15.1% 10.5% 21.8% 5.5% 9.1%
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 44.3% 50.1% 58.8% 53.6% 42.7% 47.5%
Oppose 45.6% 40.5% 36.7% 34.7% 48.6% 43.3%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 10.1% 9.4% 4.5% 11.7% 8.6% 9.1%
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 43.9% 49.0% 46.9% 49.6% 47.8% 47.7%
Oppose 35.9% 42.2% 46.2% 44.7% 44.7% 43.1%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 20.2% 8.7% 6.9% 5.7% 7.5% 9.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
965


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Favor 46.2% 48.9% 47.6%
Oppose 44.5% 41.8% 43.1%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 9.4% 9.3% 9.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
969


Political ideology (I-POLITICS)

Very conservative Conservative Moderate Liberal Very liberal TOTAL
Favor 43.5% 50.0% 46.1% 51.8% 62.3% 49.4%
Oppose 44.4% 42.5% 47.0% 38.9% 36.8% 43.2%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 12.1% 7.5% 6.9% 9.3% 0.9% 7.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
915