Religion and Public Life Survey, 2009

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DMUSLM_A

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

And is there a lot of discrimination against Muslims, or not? (Q170B)
  1) Yes, a lot of discrimination
  2) No, not a lot of discrimination
  9) Don't know/Refused (VOL.)

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Yes, a lot of discrimination 58.3% 58.3%
No, not a lot of discrimination 29.1% 87.4%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 12.6% 100%
Total N = 2010

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18 to 24 25 to 34 35 to 44 45 to 54 55 to 64 65 or older TOTAL
Yes, a lot of discrimination 76.8% 62.4% 57.3% 54.0% 59.5% 45.4% 58.4%
No, not a lot of discrimination 19.3% 27.1% 31.5% 32.7% 28.7% 33.5% 29.3%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 3.9% 10.5% 11.1% 13.4% 11.8% 21.1% 12.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1980


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
Yes, a lot of discrimination 56.9% 51.5% 63.0% 62.8% 61.3% 61.8% 59.7%
No, not a lot of discrimination 26.1% 34.2% 26.3% 29.8% 31.3% 28.9% 28.9%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 17.1% 14.3% 10.7% 7.4% 7.4% 9.3% 11.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1652


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Married Living with a partner Divorced or separated Widowed Never been married TOTAL
Yes, a lot of discrimination 55.9% 64.1% 57.4% 45.4% 66.4% 58.4%
No, not a lot of discrimination 32.8% 27.0% 26.7% 29.0% 23.0% 29.2%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 11.3% 8.8% 16.0% 25.6% 10.6% 12.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1999


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Protestant Roman Catholic Other Christian (Mormon, Orthodox, Unitarian, self-identified as Christian) Other religion Atheist, agnostic, nothing in particular TOTAL
Yes, a lot of discrimination 57.7% 56.2% 61.7% 65.6% 58.7% 58.5%
No, not a lot of discrimination 27.8% 33.3% 27.4% 24.8% 28.5% 29.0%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 14.5% 10.5% 11.0% 9.6% 12.9% 12.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1974


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
Yes, a lot of discrimination 52.9% 52.5% 62.0% 64.8% 64.0% 58.3%
No, not a lot of discrimination 29.4% 29.9% 29.2% 29.0% 27.3% 29.2%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 17.7% 17.6% 8.8% 6.2% 8.7% 12.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
2004


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Yes, a lot of discrimination 54.8% 61.6% 58.3%
No, not a lot of discrimination 34.5% 24.1% 29.1%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 10.8% 14.3% 12.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
2010


Political ideology (I-POLITICS)

Very conservative Conservative Moderate Liberal Very liberal TOTAL
Yes, a lot of discrimination 44.7% 52.5% 63.7% 69.0% 74.5% 60.0%
No, not a lot of discrimination 44.3% 33.7% 26.3% 22.1% 23.1% 29.3%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 11.0% 13.8% 10.0% 8.8% 2.3% 10.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1908