Religion and Public Life Survey, 2010

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GAYSSMAR

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

Issue of gay marriage/same-sex marriage
  1) Very important
  2) Somewhat important
  3) Not too important
  4) Not at all important
  9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.)

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Very important 28% 28%
Somewhat important 18.8% 46.8%
Not too important 16.7% 63.5%
Not at all important 33.2% 96.7%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 3.3% 100%
Total N = 3003

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18 to 24 years old 25 to 34 years old 35 to 44 years old 45 to 54 years old 55 to 64 years old 65 years and older TOTAL
Very important 28.3% 28.3% 25.4% 25.3% 25.5% 35.4% 28.0%
Somewhat important 23.8% 14.2% 17.9% 18.9% 23.7% 16.3% 18.8%
Not too important 14.7% 21.4% 19.9% 16.6% 14.2% 13.6% 16.9%
Not at all important 29.6% 34.4% 35.5% 35.7% 33.8% 28.5% 33.1%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 3.6% 1.7% 1.2% 3.6% 2.8% 6.3% 3.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
2946


Worship attendance (I-ATTEND)

More than once a week Once a week Once or twice a month A few times a year Seldom Never TOTAL
Very important 51.9% 30.9% 24.4% 20.0% 18.9% 25.3% 28.2%
Somewhat important 12.8% 20.2% 22.6% 19.2% 22.0% 14.6% 19.0%
Not too important 8.4% 16.6% 15.4% 18.1% 26.1% 13.3% 16.7%
Not at all important 23.9% 28.7% 34.9% 41.0% 31.3% 40.5% 33.1%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 3.0% 3.6% 2.6% 1.7% 1.7% 6.2% 3.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
2960


Race (I-RACE)

White, non-Hispanic Black, non-Hispanic Hispanic Other TOTAL
Very important 29.3% 23.5% 25.9% 25.6% 28.0%
Somewhat important 19.6% 18.7% 13.3% 21.6% 18.8%
Not too important 15.7% 13.9% 21.4% 22.2% 16.6%
Not at all important 32.3% 40.7% 34.8% 26.8% 33.3%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 3.1% 3.1% 4.6% 3.8% 3.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
2973


Education (I-EDUC)

Less than a high school diploma High school graduate (Grade 12 or GED certificate) Technical, trade, or vocational school after high school or some college College graduate (B.S., B.A., orother 4-year degree) Post-graduate training or professional schooling after college (e.g., toward a Master's degree or Ph.D.; law or medical school) TOTAL
Very important 27.0% 28.6% 30.7% 26.2% 24.9% 28.1%
Somewhat important 10.1% 18.7% 18.7% 21.6% 24.1% 18.8%
Not too important 17.9% 16.2% 14.9% 17.8% 19.0% 16.7%
Not at all important 37.2% 32.0% 33.4% 33.6% 30.9% 33.1%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 7.9% 4.6% 2.3% 0.8% 1.1% 3.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
2986


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Very important 24.3% 31.5% 28.1%
Somewhat important 17.0% 20.4% 18.8%
Not too important 17.3% 16.0% 16.7%
Not at all important 37.1% 29.6% 33.2%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 4.2% 2.4% 3.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
3003


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Protestant (Baptist, Methodist, Non-denominational, Lutheran, Presbyterian, Pentecostal, Episcopalian, Reformed, Church of Christ, Jehovah's Witness, etc.) Roman Catholic (Catholic) Other Atheist or agnostic Nothing in particular Christian (Vol.) TOTAL
Very important 31.9% 22.1% 33.1% 27.6% 20.6% 32.8% 28.1%
Somewhat important 18.0% 19.7% 19.1% 22.3% 16.9% 19.4% 18.7%
Not too important 14.6% 21.9% 13.2% 10.9% 17.6% 17.7% 16.7%
Not at all important 32.0% 32.2% 32.2% 38.4% 42.5% 28.4% 33.4%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 3.5% 4.2% 2.3% 0.8% 2.5% 1.7% 3.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
2937


Political ideology (I-POLITICS)

Very conservative Conservative Moderate Liberal Very liberal TOTAL
Very important 52.3% 31.6% 19.6% 29.1% 35.2% 28.4%
Somewhat important 14.0% 19.0% 20.8% 19.7% 17.2% 19.4%
Not too important 10.8% 13.5% 22.7% 15.9% 12.5% 17.1%
Not at all important 21.4% 32.7% 34.2% 34.1% 28.9% 32.5%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 1.5% 3.2% 2.6% 1.2% 6.2% 2.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
2839



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