Religion and Public Life Survey, 2002

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GRPJEWS

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

Thinking about specific religious groups, what is your overall opinion of: Jews?
  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 17.5% 17.5%
Mostly favorable 55.9% 73.4%
Mostly unfavorable 7% 80.4%
Very unfavorable 2.3% 82.7%
Never heard of .3% 83%
Can't rate 14.1% 97.1%
Refused 2.8% 99.9%
Total N = 2002

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65 + TOTAL
Very favorable 15.1% 20.7% 13.3% 16.7% 19.1% 21.7% 17.6%
Mostly favorable 51.8% 54.5% 57.7% 63.7% 54.6% 50.7% 55.9%
Mostly unfavorable 11.9% 7.5% 8.9% 3.6% 4.4% 6.3% 7.1%
Very unfavorable 2.6% 3.3% 1.9% 1.5% 2.8% 2.3% 2.3%
Never heard of 0.9% 0.3% 0.0% 0.8% 0.0% 0.0% 0.3%
Can't rate 14.9% 12.6% 14.5% 12.2% 15.2% 15.6% 14.1%
Refused 2.8% 1.1% 3.7% 1.7% 3.9% 3.3% 2.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1974


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Very favorable 15.5% 19.4% 17.5%
Mostly favorable 56.1% 55.7% 55.9%
Mostly unfavorable 7.8% 6.2% 7.0%
Very unfavorable 3.2% 1.5% 2.3%
Never heard of 0.4% 0.2% 0.3%
Can't rate 13.4% 14.8% 14.1%
Refused 3.5% 2.3% 2.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
2002


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent No preference TOTAL
Very favorable 19.8% 15.2% 17.9% 19.1% 17.7%
Mostly favorable 59.5% 58.8% 54.4% 41.1% 56.5%
Mostly unfavorable 5.3% 8.6% 7.3% 8.9% 7.2%
Very unfavorable 0.7% 2.7% 3.2% 1.7% 2.2%
Never heard of 0.2% 0.2% 0.3% 0.0% 0.2%
Can't rate 11.8% 12.0% 15.2% 24.2% 13.7%
Refused 2.7% 2.4% 1.7% 5.1% 2.5%
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 19.2% 18.3% 15.8% 18.9% 16.1% 16.8% 17.5%
Mostly favorable 51.6% 54.4% 59.8% 66.8% 64.5% 45.7% 56.0%
Mostly unfavorable 9.3% 5.9% 7.4% 5.6% 7.9% 5.7% 7.0%
Very unfavorable 3.9% 3.1% 0.9% 0.9% 0.0% 3.8% 2.3%
Never heard of 0.0% 0.5% 0.2% 0.0% 0.0% 0.8% 0.3%
Can't rate 14.9% 15.8% 13.0% 5.6% 8.6% 20.6% 14.1%
Refused 1.1% 2.0% 2.9% 2.2% 3.0% 6.6% 2.8%
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 14.7% 17.7% 17.0% 19.4% 17.5%
Mostly favorable 43.8% 53.6% 60.2% 62.4% 56.0%
Mostly unfavorable 9.3% 7.4% 6.5% 5.6% 7.0%
Very unfavorable 6.3% 1.7% 2.3% 1.0% 2.3%
Never heard of 1.0% 0.3% 0.2% 0.0% 0.3%
Can't rate 22.8% 15.3% 11.9% 9.0% 13.9%
Refused 2.2% 3.9% 2.0% 2.6% 2.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1994


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Married Divorced/Separated Widowed Never been married TOTAL
Very favorable 19.0% 15.5% 21.7% 14.4% 17.6%
Mostly favorable 56.8% 59.3% 43.8% 55.3% 55.8%
Mostly unfavorable 5.1% 6.9% 8.6% 10.6% 7.0%
Very unfavorable 1.8% 2.1% 4.9% 2.9% 2.4%
Never heard of 0.4% 0.0% 0.0% 0.5% 0.3%
Can't rate 13.6% 14.0% 19.1% 13.7% 14.2%
Refused 3.2% 2.3% 2.0% 2.8% 2.9%
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 26.2% 15.8% 17.3% 17.6% 13.7% 12.9% 17.4%
Mostly favorable 48.3% 63.4% 60.1% 57.0% 55.3% 42.8% 56.2%
Mostly unfavorable 6.6% 5.1% 5.0% 7.3% 8.4% 13.8% 7.0%
Very unfavorable 2.0% 1.6% 2.8% 2.2% 2.9% 3.7% 2.4%
Never heard of 0.0% 0.4% 0.0% 0.6% 0.0% 0.9% 0.3%
Can't rate 13.8% 11.2% 12.0% 13.6% 17.3% 21.2% 14.0%
Refused 3.1% 2.4% 2.8% 1.6% 2.5% 4.6% 2.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1987



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