Religion and Public Life Survey, 2002

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SRVWOMEN

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

Would you favor or oppose requiring all young women to give one year of service to the nation - either in the military forces, or in non-military work here or abroad, such as the Peace Corps, AmeriCorps, or in a local community or city service program?
  1) Favor
  2) Oppose
  9) No opinion

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Favor 43.7% 43.7%
Oppose 50.7% 94.4%
No opinion 5.6% 100%
Total N = 2002

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65 + TOTAL
Favor 36.2% 35.1% 42.6% 54.4% 54.6% 41.0% 43.8%
Oppose 59.3% 62.5% 50.6% 41.4% 40.3% 49.8% 50.7%
No opinion 4.5% 2.4% 6.8% 4.2% 5.1% 9.3% 5.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1974


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Favor 45.1% 42.4% 43.7%
Oppose 50.2% 51.1% 50.7%
No opinion 4.7% 6.5% 5.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
2002


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent No preference TOTAL
Favor 43.3% 46.2% 45.2% 33.1% 44.1%
Oppose 51.6% 49.1% 50.7% 58.1% 51.0%
No opinion 5.1% 4.7% 4.1% 8.9% 4.9%
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
Favor 41.9% 40.9% 47.7% 49.8% 45.6% 39.1% 43.7%
Oppose 49.8% 54.5% 47.3% 48.0% 51.1% 52.4% 50.7%
No opinion 8.3% 4.6% 5.0% 2.2% 3.3% 8.5% 5.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
2002


Education (I-EDUC)

Less than high school High school graduate Some college College + TOTAL
Favor 38.1% 42.9% 46.8% 45.2% 43.7%
Oppose 49.1% 51.0% 50.8% 50.9% 50.7%
No opinion 12.8% 6.0% 2.4% 3.9% 5.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1994


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Married Divorced/Separated Widowed Never been married TOTAL
Favor 43.9% 49.6% 43.9% 39.1% 43.8%
Oppose 51.2% 44.6% 44.6% 56.2% 50.7%
No opinion 4.9% 5.8% 11.6% 4.7% 5.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1990


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
Favor 42.8% 43.3% 50.2% 46.6% 40.3% 36.6% 43.9%
Oppose 51.5% 51.2% 44.9% 50.2% 53.8% 53.5% 50.6%
No opinion 5.7% 5.6% 4.8% 3.1% 5.9% 9.8% 5.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1987



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