Religion and Public Life Survey, 2009

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

Is there a lot of discrimination against blacks, or not? [Form 1 only] (Q170F)
  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 48.8% 48.8%
No, not a lot of discrimination 45.7% 94.5%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 5.5% 100%
Total N = 1011

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 56.0% 49.1% 52.4% 45.4% 52.9% 39.5% 48.8%
No, not a lot of discrimination 42.0% 46.2% 40.9% 48.7% 41.7% 54.1% 45.9%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 2.1% 4.7% 6.7% 5.9% 5.4% 6.4% 5.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
998


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 56.0% 40.1% 51.2% 50.6% 49.9% 48.1% 50.1%
No, not a lot of discrimination 35.6% 56.6% 44.4% 47.3% 44.2% 46.3% 44.7%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 8.4% 3.3% 4.4% 2.1% 6.0% 5.6% 5.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
824


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Married Living with a partner Divorced or separated Widowed Never been married TOTAL
Yes, a lot of discrimination 46.3% 58.6% 44.3% 44.6% 54.6% 48.7%
No, not a lot of discrimination 48.1% 39.9% 47.8% 44.6% 41.6% 45.8%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 5.5% 1.6% 7.9% 10.8% 3.8% 5.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1006


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 52.8% 44.9% 38.7% 59.8% 50.9% 48.8%
No, not a lot of discrimination 40.9% 51.2% 53.4% 40.2% 43.9% 45.6%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 6.3% 3.9% 8.0% 0.0% 5.2% 5.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
995


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 52.2% 42.1% 50.6% 50.9% 55.4% 48.6%
No, not a lot of discrimination 36.6% 52.0% 48.0% 41.7% 40.9% 45.9%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 11.2% 5.8% 1.4% 7.5% 3.6% 5.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1007


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Yes, a lot of discrimination 43.8% 53.5% 48.8%
No, not a lot of discrimination 49.0% 42.6% 45.7%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 7.2% 3.9% 5.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
1011


Political ideology (I-POLITICS)

Very conservative Conservative Moderate Liberal Very liberal TOTAL
Yes, a lot of discrimination 42.2% 41.9% 51.1% 58.1% 67.8% 49.3%
No, not a lot of discrimination 51.7% 51.2% 44.0% 38.9% 32.2% 45.6%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 6.1% 6.9% 5.0% 2.9% 0.0% 5.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
959