Religion and Public Life Survey, 2002

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POLLEAN

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

(ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO, CONCERNING POLITICS, CONSIDER THEMSELVES 'INDEPENDENT,' 'NO PREFERENCE,' 'OTHER PARTY THAN REPUBLICAN, DEMOCRAT, OR INDEPENDENT,' OR 'DON'T KNOW/REFUSED') As of today, do you lean more to the Republican Party or the Democratic Party?
  1) Republican
  2) Democrat
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Republican 32.3% 32.3%
Democrat 28% 60.3%
Don't know/Refused 39.7% 100%
Total N = 755

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65 + TOTAL
Republican 25.9% 28.0% 37.0% 31.1% 40.0% 37.1% 32.8%
Democrat 34.4% 32.6% 28.1% 31.6% 23.6% 16.7% 28.6%
Don't know/Refused 39.6% 39.4% 34.9% 37.3% 36.4% 46.2% 38.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
736


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Republican 36.5% 27.7% 32.3%
Democrat 25.4% 31.0% 28.0%
Don't know/Refused 38.1% 41.4% 39.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
755


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent No preference TOTAL
Republican 0.0% 0.0% 34.2% 32.5% 33.9%
Democrat 0.0% 0.0% 33.0% 15.2% 29.8%
Don't know/Refused 0.0% 0.0% 32.7% 52.3% 36.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
697


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
Republican 26.8% 35.2% 36.2% 37.2% 39.1% 24.3% 32.3%
Democrat 29.0% 29.3% 32.3% 30.9% 29.9% 17.0% 28.0%
Don't know/Refused 44.2% 35.5% 31.5% 31.9% 31.0% 58.7% 39.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
755


Education (I-EDUC)

Less than high school High school graduate Some college College + TOTAL
Republican 28.5% 33.1% 32.2% 34.8% 32.6%
Democrat 22.2% 25.9% 30.5% 33.9% 28.3%
Don't know/Refused 49.3% 41.0% 37.3% 31.3% 39.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
748


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Married Divorced/Separated Widowed Never been married TOTAL
Republican 36.8% 31.6% 38.7% 24.1% 32.5%
Democrat 24.1% 33.8% 14.0% 35.4% 28.3%
Don't know/Refused 39.1% 34.6% 47.3% 40.5% 39.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
746


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
Republican 43.9% 38.9% 34.3% 29.6% 28.7% 21.9% 32.5%
Democrat 18.5% 21.8% 28.9% 37.1% 28.7% 29.6% 28.1%
Don't know/Refused 37.6% 39.3% 36.8% 33.3% 42.5% 48.5% 39.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
747



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