Religion and Public Life Survey, 2002

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I-PARTYID

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

In politics today, do you consider yourself a Republican, Democrat, or Independent? (for use with online analysis)
  1) Republican
  2) Democrat
  3) Independent
  4) No preference

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Republican 31.1% 31.1%
Democrat 31.6% 62.7%
Independent 30.6% 93.3%
No preference 6.7% 100%
Total N = 1944

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65 + TOTAL
Republican 28.0% 31.0% 32.8% 29.5% 32.9% 31.6% 31.1%
Democrat 27.6% 26.8% 26.6% 34.9% 36.7% 39.8% 31.8%
Independent 38.4% 35.7% 33.5% 30.1% 19.9% 23.2% 30.5%
No preference 6.0% 6.5% 7.1% 5.5% 10.4% 5.3% 6.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1925


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Republican 31.1% 31.1% 31.1%
Democrat 27.7% 35.3% 31.6%
Independent 34.3% 27.1% 30.6%
No preference 6.9% 6.6% 6.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
1944


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent No preference TOTAL
Republican 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 31.1%
Democrat 0.0% 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 31.6%
Independent 0.0% 0.0% 100.0% 0.0% 30.6%
No preference 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0% 6.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1944


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 23.1% 26.9% 32.9% 40.3% 45.0% 30.9% 31.1%
Democrat 35.0% 35.3% 28.6% 30.9% 27.5% 29.0% 31.6%
Independent 35.2% 31.4% 31.7% 26.3% 24.8% 27.5% 30.6%
No preference 6.7% 6.3% 6.9% 2.5% 2.6% 12.6% 6.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1944


Education (I-EDUC)

Less than high school High school graduate Some college College + TOTAL
Republican 19.6% 27.2% 36.3% 38.1% 31.1%
Democrat 38.9% 34.2% 29.2% 26.2% 31.6%
Independent 34.6% 28.9% 29.2% 32.0% 30.6%
No preference 7.0% 9.6% 5.3% 3.7% 6.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1942


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Married Divorced/Separated Widowed Never been married TOTAL
Republican 37.7% 25.6% 26.3% 22.4% 31.1%
Democrat 27.5% 37.4% 46.7% 31.2% 31.6%
Independent 28.4% 29.5% 20.8% 39.7% 30.6%
No preference 6.4% 7.5% 6.2% 6.8% 6.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1937


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 41.8% 37.0% 28.9% 29.2% 24.7% 15.2% 31.1%
Democrat 31.2% 33.6% 38.5% 28.6% 28.0% 26.2% 31.6%
Independent 18.7% 23.1% 28.9% 38.5% 39.6% 43.0% 30.6%
No preference 8.3% 6.3% 3.7% 3.7% 7.7% 15.5% 6.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1934



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