Religion and Public Life Survey, 2002

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WLFRNOW

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

Do you personally know someone who is now receiving welfare benefits?
  1) Yes
  2) No
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Yes 39.6% 39.6%
No 58.8% 98.4%
Don't know/Refused 1.6% 100%
Total N = 1940

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65 + TOTAL
Yes 40.0% 44.2% 37.0% 40.4% 42.0% 35.1% 39.6%
No 60.0% 53.8% 61.5% 57.3% 57.2% 62.3% 58.8%
Don't know/Refused 0.0% 2.0% 1.5% 2.3% 0.7% 2.6% 1.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1913


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Yes 39.2% 39.9% 39.6%
No 59.4% 58.3% 58.8%
Don't know/Refused 1.4% 1.8% 1.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
1940


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent No preference TOTAL
Yes 37.0% 44.7% 38.3% 37.0% 39.9%
No 61.8% 54.3% 60.1% 60.4% 58.8%
Don't know/Refused 1.1% 1.0% 1.6% 2.6% 1.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1884


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
Yes 44.6% 44.2% 37.6% 37.6% 33.4% 34.8% 39.6%
No 52.9% 54.8% 61.4% 61.8% 65.6% 61.2% 58.8%
Don't know/Refused 2.5% 1.0% 1.0% 0.6% 1.0% 4.1% 1.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1940


Education (I-EDUC)

Less than high school High school graduate Some college College + TOTAL
Yes 46.9% 39.1% 40.1% 36.3% 39.6%
No 50.9% 59.7% 58.4% 61.6% 58.7%
Don't know/Refused 2.2% 1.2% 1.5% 2.1% 1.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1933


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Married Divorced/Separated Widowed Never been married TOTAL
Yes 39.1% 41.0% 40.5% 39.8% 39.7%
No 59.5% 57.8% 56.1% 59.2% 58.8%
Don't know/Refused 1.5% 1.2% 3.5% 1.0% 1.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1928


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
Yes 45.0% 36.3% 44.3% 37.5% 39.5% 38.4% 39.8%
No 53.4% 61.9% 54.9% 61.4% 59.4% 59.0% 58.7%
Don't know/Refused 1.6% 1.8% 0.9% 1.1% 1.1% 2.6% 1.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1925



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