Religion and Public Life Survey, 2009

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DWOMEN_A

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

Is there a lot of discrimination against women, or not? [Form 2 only] (Q170I)
  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 37.2% 37.2%
No, not a lot of discrimination 58.7% 95.9%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 4.1% 100%
Total N = 999

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 34.0% 34.9% 34.8% 41.5% 38.4% 37.5% 37.0%
No, not a lot of discrimination 64.4% 64.1% 63.2% 51.6% 59.3% 54.5% 59.1%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 1.5% 1.0% 2.1% 6.9% 2.4% 8.0% 3.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
982


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 37.6% 53.6% 35.4% 36.0% 24.2% 37.6% 37.2%
No, not a lot of discrimination 59.0% 40.3% 61.1% 61.1% 72.4% 59.7% 59.2%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 3.4% 6.1% 3.5% 3.0% 3.3% 2.7% 3.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
828


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Married Living with a partner Divorced or separated Widowed Never been married TOTAL
Yes, a lot of discrimination 34.5% 35.7% 55.9% 30.5% 35.9% 37.2%
No, not a lot of discrimination 61.0% 59.6% 42.3% 56.9% 61.7% 58.6%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 4.5% 4.7% 1.7% 12.6% 2.4% 4.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
993


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 40.1% 31.4% 37.8% 45.5% 31.9% 36.7%
No, not a lot of discrimination 55.0% 64.5% 59.3% 52.9% 64.3% 59.2%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 5.0% 4.1% 3.0% 1.6% 3.7% 4.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
979


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 50.0% 34.6% 34.0% 36.6% 37.7% 37.2%
No, not a lot of discrimination 43.4% 61.1% 62.3% 61.7% 57.1% 58.7%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 6.6% 4.3% 3.8% 1.7% 5.2% 4.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
997


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Yes, a lot of discrimination 30.4% 43.5% 37.2%
No, not a lot of discrimination 65.7% 52.1% 58.7%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 3.9% 4.3% 4.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
999


Political ideology (I-POLITICS)

Very conservative Conservative Moderate Liberal Very liberal TOTAL
Yes, a lot of discrimination 28.3% 29.4% 40.7% 44.4% 50.8% 37.3%
No, not a lot of discrimination 66.3% 66.2% 57.4% 52.4% 49.2% 59.6%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 5.4% 4.4% 1.9% 3.2% 0.0% 3.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
949