Religion and Public Life Survey, 2009

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FEVCHR_B

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

Please tell me whether you would favor or oppose Evangelical Christian churches applying for government funds to provide social services to people who need them. [Form 1 only] (Q262HF1)
  1) Favor
  2) Oppose
  9) Don't know/Refused (VOL.)

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Favor 54.9% 54.9%
Oppose 37.8% 92.7%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 7.3% 100%
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 71.6% 63.6% 56.0% 51.1% 49.6% 41.3% 54.9%
Oppose 28.4% 25.8% 40.4% 42.2% 44.0% 43.5% 37.8%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 0.0% 10.6% 3.7% 6.6% 6.3% 15.2% 7.3%
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 59.6% 45.8% 56.3% 54.6% 53.6% 54.7% 54.6%
Oppose 32.5% 39.7% 35.3% 39.4% 44.8% 41.9% 38.7%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 7.8% 14.5% 8.4% 6.0% 1.6% 3.3% 6.8%
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 53.5% 63.8% 49.7% 40.8% 63.9% 55.1%
Oppose 38.2% 33.8% 44.1% 41.1% 33.2% 37.6%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 8.3% 2.5% 6.2% 18.1% 3.0% 7.3%
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 58.1% 57.0% 65.8% 46.0% 40.5% 55.0%
Oppose 32.9% 39.8% 31.4% 46.4% 48.7% 37.8%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 9.1% 3.2% 2.8% 7.7% 10.8% 7.2%
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 46.9% 58.8% 55.0% 48.6% 62.9% 55.1%
Oppose 43.0% 32.1% 40.5% 42.8% 34.8% 37.9%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 10.1% 9.1% 4.5% 8.6% 2.3% 7.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1021


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Favor 52.4% 57.2% 54.9%
Oppose 41.9% 34.0% 37.8%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 5.7% 8.8% 7.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
1034


Political ideology (I-POLITICS)

Very conservative Conservative Moderate Liberal Very liberal TOTAL
Favor 59.4% 56.1% 56.3% 57.8% 36.8% 55.8%
Oppose 40.1% 35.9% 37.2% 38.2% 50.2% 37.8%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 0.6% 8.0% 6.6% 4.0% 12.9% 6.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
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