Religion and Public Life Survey, 2002

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GRPCCM

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

I'd like your views on some groups and organizations. What is your overall opinion of: the Christian conservative movement?
  1) Very favorable
  2) Mostly favorable
  3) Mostly unfavorable
  4) Very unfavorable
  5) Never heard of
  8) Can't rate
  9) Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Very favorable 9.8% 9.8%
Mostly favorable 34.6% 44.4%
Mostly unfavorable 18.1% 62.5%
Very unfavorable 10.8% 73.3%
Never heard of 11.9% 85.2%
Can't rate 13.3% 98.5%
Refused 1.5% 100%
Total N = 2002

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65 + TOTAL
Very favorable 12.5% 11.0% 9.6% 7.5% 8.8% 9.8% 9.8%
Mostly favorable 39.4% 33.4% 37.1% 35.3% 35.5% 28.7% 34.8%
Mostly unfavorable 15.1% 18.8% 18.1% 23.1% 18.0% 15.0% 18.2%
Very unfavorable 8.6% 11.4% 9.8% 12.0% 9.7% 12.8% 10.8%
Never heard of 16.2% 12.7% 10.1% 10.5% 11.5% 11.8% 11.9%
Can't rate 6.5% 12.1% 14.2% 11.1% 14.3% 18.6% 13.0%
Refused 1.7% 0.6% 1.0% 0.5% 2.3% 3.3% 1.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1974


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Very favorable 9.5% 10.1% 9.8%
Mostly favorable 34.8% 34.6% 34.7%
Mostly unfavorable 19.5% 16.7% 18.0%
Very unfavorable 12.1% 9.5% 10.8%
Never heard of 10.5% 13.2% 11.9%
Can't rate 11.6% 14.8% 13.3%
Refused 2.0% 1.1% 1.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
2002


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent No preference TOTAL
Very favorable 13.2% 9.4% 8.1% 5.1% 9.9%
Mostly favorable 43.2% 32.0% 31.5% 27.0% 35.0%
Mostly unfavorable 13.2% 20.0% 23.1% 13.9% 18.4%
Very unfavorable 4.3% 15.1% 13.1% 9.3% 10.7%
Never heard of 11.4% 11.0% 11.3% 17.3% 11.7%
Can't rate 13.7% 10.8% 11.8% 25.3% 13.0%
Refused 0.9% 1.6% 1.2% 2.1% 1.3%
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
Very favorable 15.7% 10.3% 9.0% 5.0% 6.9% 7.8% 9.8%
Mostly favorable 33.3% 32.4% 40.2% 33.0% 34.2% 31.8% 34.7%
Mostly unfavorable 14.8% 17.2% 18.2% 29.0% 26.0% 12.1% 18.1%
Very unfavorable 8.0% 11.3% 9.6% 13.4% 18.1% 9.5% 10.8%
Never heard of 11.9% 14.2% 11.0% 10.3% 4.9% 14.6% 11.9%
Can't rate 14.2% 13.5% 11.7% 8.1% 9.9% 19.5% 13.2%
Refused 2.0% 1.1% 0.3% 1.2% 0.0% 4.9% 1.5%
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
Very favorable 10.7% 11.2% 11.7% 5.3% 9.7%
Mostly favorable 35.9% 34.5% 39.6% 30.2% 34.8%
Mostly unfavorable 11.4% 15.6% 17.0% 26.5% 18.1%
Very unfavorable 9.1% 7.1% 10.8% 16.8% 10.7%
Never heard of 12.2% 15.3% 10.4% 8.3% 11.9%
Can't rate 17.2% 14.2% 10.3% 12.3% 13.2%
Refused 3.6% 2.2% 0.2% 0.7% 1.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1994


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Married Divorced/Separated Widowed Never been married TOTAL
Very favorable 9.3% 9.0% 11.3% 10.9% 9.8%
Mostly favorable 36.9% 33.4% 29.1% 33.2% 34.8%
Mostly unfavorable 17.2% 23.2% 12.6% 18.5% 18.1%
Very unfavorable 10.2% 9.3% 11.3% 12.8% 10.8%
Never heard of 11.4% 12.2% 12.3% 12.7% 11.9%
Can't rate 13.5% 11.6% 20.2% 10.8% 13.1%
Refused 1.5% 1.3% 3.3% 1.1% 1.5%
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
Very favorable 22.8% 10.6% 10.3% 5.8% 4.5% 2.5% 9.8%
Mostly favorable 36.3% 43.8% 37.2% 37.8% 26.3% 9.8% 34.6%
Mostly unfavorable 9.0% 14.8% 18.9% 19.4% 25.0% 25.8% 18.1%
Very unfavorable 5.9% 6.8% 8.5% 10.0% 16.3% 27.3% 10.9%
Never heard of 11.4% 10.1% 13.8% 11.5% 13.2% 12.9% 11.9%
Can't rate 11.8% 13.2% 10.5% 14.5% 14.3% 16.9% 13.3%
Refused 2.8% 0.7% 0.8% 0.9% 0.5% 4.9% 1.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1987



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