Religion and Public Life Survey, 2002

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POSVOTE

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

(ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ANSWERED THEY WERE REGISTERED TO VOTE) Are you absolutely certain you are registered to vote, or is there a chance your registration has lapsed because you moved or for some other reason?
  1) Absolutely certain
  2) Chance registration has lapsed
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Absolutely certain 96.4% 96.4%
Chance registration has lapsed 3.3% 99.7%
Don't know/Refused .4% 100.1%
Total N = 1603

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65 + TOTAL
Absolutely certain 90.4% 94.3% 96.9% 97.2% 99.7% 97.3% 96.5%
Chance registration has lapsed 9.2% 4.5% 3.1% 2.3% 0.3% 2.4% 3.1%
Don't know/Refused 0.4% 1.1% 0.0% 0.5% 0.0% 0.4% 0.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1583


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Absolutely certain 96.1% 96.5% 96.4%
Chance registration has lapsed 3.0% 3.5% 3.3%
Don't know/Refused 0.8% 0.0% 0.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
1603


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent No preference TOTAL
Absolutely certain 97.6% 97.6% 94.2% 92.5% 96.4%
Chance registration has lapsed 2.2% 1.9% 5.5% 7.5% 3.2%
Don't know/Refused 0.2% 0.5% 0.3% 0.0% 0.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1566


Household income (I-INCOME)

Less than $20,000 $20,000 to under $40,000 $40,000 to under $75,000 $75,000 to under $100,000 $100,000 or more Don't know/Refused TOTAL
Absolutely certain 94.0% 95.9% 96.0% 96.8% 99.6% 97.7% 96.4%
Chance registration has lapsed 6.0% 3.7% 3.6% 2.5% 0.0% 1.8% 3.3%
Don't know/Refused 0.0% 0.4% 0.4% 0.7% 0.4% 0.5% 0.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1603


Education (I-EDUC)

Less than high school High school graduate Some college College + TOTAL
Absolutely certain 96.3% 95.9% 95.9% 97.4% 96.4%
Chance registration has lapsed 3.7% 3.2% 4.0% 2.5% 3.3%
Don't know/Refused 0.0% 0.8% 0.1% 0.1% 0.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1600


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Married Divorced/Separated Widowed Never been married TOTAL
Absolutely certain 97.4% 96.1% 96.9% 93.2% 96.4%
Chance registration has lapsed 2.3% 3.2% 3.1% 6.2% 3.2%
Don't know/Refused 0.3% 0.7% 0.0% 0.6% 0.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1594


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
Absolutely certain 98.7% 97.4% 97.0% 93.3% 96.1% 93.1% 96.3%
Chance registration has lapsed 1.3% 2.0% 3.0% 5.7% 3.6% 6.9% 3.3%
Don't know/Refused 0.0% 0.7% 0.0% 1.0% 0.3% 0.0% 0.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1591



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