Religion and Public Life Survey, 2002

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LDRS911

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

(ASKED ONLY ON FORM 1). Since September 11th, has there been too much, too little or the right amount of expressions of religious faith and prayer by political leaders?
  1) Too much
  2) Too little
  3) Right amount
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Too much 16.1% 16.1%
Too little 23.6% 39.7%
Right amount 53% 92.7%
Don't know/Refused 7.3% 100%
Total N = 1058

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65 + TOTAL
Too much 16.4% 20.6% 14.7% 16.3% 12.9% 15.8% 16.2%
Too little 18.5% 22.5% 27.6% 24.9% 28.6% 18.8% 23.7%
Right amount 61.6% 51.7% 52.6% 51.3% 52.5% 50.3% 53.0%
Don't know/Refused 3.4% 5.1% 5.2% 7.4% 6.0% 15.1% 7.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1041


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Too much 21.3% 11.3% 16.1%
Too little 21.3% 25.7% 23.6%
Right amount 51.9% 53.9% 52.9%
Don't know/Refused 5.6% 9.0% 7.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
1058


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent No preference TOTAL
Too much 7.8% 20.7% 21.0% 15.4% 16.3%
Too little 24.3% 26.1% 21.3% 23.1% 23.9%
Right amount 62.7% 47.7% 50.7% 39.4% 53.0%
Don't know/Refused 5.2% 5.4% 6.9% 22.1% 6.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1026


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
Too much 17.3% 16.6% 17.4% 7.5% 18.0% 15.9% 16.1%
Too little 27.1% 28.4% 22.3% 26.1% 9.6% 20.2% 23.6%
Right amount 46.6% 48.7% 54.7% 62.7% 68.9% 48.4% 52.9%
Don't know/Refused 9.0% 6.3% 5.6% 3.7% 3.6% 15.5% 7.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1058


Education (I-EDUC)

Less than high school High school graduate Some college College + TOTAL
Too much 18.1% 15.0% 15.3% 17.6% 16.2%
Too little 29.8% 27.6% 24.1% 14.1% 23.6%
Right amount 40.7% 50.3% 55.7% 60.5% 52.9%
Don't know/Refused 11.3% 7.1% 4.9% 7.8% 7.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1054


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Married Divorced/Separated Widowed Never been married TOTAL
Too much 15.1% 14.2% 14.4% 20.4% 16.1%
Too little 24.7% 29.4% 20.9% 17.2% 23.6%
Right amount 54.2% 50.3% 45.3% 54.8% 52.9%
Don't know/Refused 6.0% 6.1% 19.4% 7.6% 7.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1052


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
Too much 6.2% 11.4% 13.8% 17.3% 26.0% 31.7% 16.2%
Too little 38.8% 26.1% 23.4% 21.5% 11.8% 14.6% 23.5%
Right amount 48.4% 55.7% 58.6% 55.5% 52.9% 40.2% 53.1%
Don't know/Refused 6.6% 6.8% 4.1% 5.8% 9.3% 13.4% 7.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1052



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