Religion and Public Life Survey, 2009

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OBEMP_B

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

If OBAPP_B = 1: Do you think Barack Obama emphasizes this issue too much, too little, or about the right amount? (Q271)
  1) Too much
  2) Too little
  3) About the right amount
  9) Don't know/Refused (VOL.)

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Too much 10.1% 10.1%
Too little 18.2% 28.3%
About the right amount 65.5% 93.8%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 6.3% 100.1%
Total N = 492

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18 to 24 25 to 34 35 to 44 45 to 54 55 to 64 65 or older TOTAL
Too much 6.3% 11.1% 13.9% 11.6% 6.0% 9.9% 10.1%
Too little 26.5% 15.8% 8.4% 21.6% 18.0% 20.9% 18.1%
About the right amount 62.6% 69.1% 65.6% 63.9% 72.4% 58.9% 65.6%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 4.7% 4.0% 12.1% 2.8% 3.5% 10.3% 6.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
484


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
Too much 10.7% 4.1% 9.8% 11.5% 6.4% 16.4% 10.1%
Too little 25.3% 19.1% 8.9% 17.2% 14.4% 19.9% 17.4%
About the right amount 53.0% 76.1% 75.1% 70.2% 72.0% 57.4% 66.6%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 10.9% 0.6% 6.2% 1.1% 7.2% 6.2% 5.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
421


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Married Living with a partner Divorced or separated Widowed Never been married TOTAL
Too much 10.6% 16.7% 10.5% 8.2% 7.1% 10.1%
Too little 19.8% 5.7% 10.2% 41.2% 18.7% 18.0%
About the right amount 65.2% 75.6% 67.3% 45.9% 65.0% 65.6%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 4.4% 1.9% 12.0% 4.7% 9.1% 6.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
487


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Protestant Roman Catholic Other Christian (Mormon, Orthodox, Unitarian, self-identified as Christian) Other religion Atheist, agnostic, nothing in particular TOTAL
Too much 8.6% 14.7% 7.3% 5.3% 12.0% 10.3%
Too little 22.6% 12.9% 21.6% 19.1% 14.1% 18.2%
About the right amount 61.0% 66.6% 66.6% 68.4% 68.4% 65.1%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 7.8% 5.8% 4.6% 7.2% 5.5% 6.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
483


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
Too much 4.3% 9.3% 16.0% 10.0% 6.6% 10.1%
Too little 30.3% 19.9% 15.8% 10.7% 15.7% 18.0%
About the right amount 56.3% 68.5% 63.8% 69.9% 67.2% 65.6%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 9.2% 2.3% 4.4% 9.3% 10.5% 6.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
486


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Too much 12.1% 7.7% 10.1%
Too little 19.8% 16.2% 18.2%
About the right amount 62.6% 69.0% 65.5%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 5.6% 7.1% 6.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
492


Political ideology (I-POLITICS)

Very conservative Conservative Moderate Liberal Very liberal TOTAL
Too much 10.2% 12.2% 10.4% 1.8% 16.8% 9.8%
Too little 26.0% 24.1% 15.8% 11.4% 15.6% 17.9%
About the right amount 47.2% 57.8% 69.0% 79.8% 64.5% 66.3%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 16.5% 5.9% 4.7% 7.0% 3.1% 6.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
476