Religion and Public Life Survey, 2002

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CLONING

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

Do you favor or oppose scientific experimentation on the cloning of human beings?
  1) Favor
  2) Oppose
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Favor 17% 17%
Oppose 76.5% 93.5%
Don't know/Refused 6.5% 100%
Total N = 2002

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65 + TOTAL
Favor 24.4% 22.9% 16.2% 19.7% 9.4% 8.3% 17.0%
Oppose 71.3% 70.8% 77.7% 74.0% 83.9% 83.1% 76.6%
Don't know/Refused 4.3% 6.3% 6.0% 6.3% 6.7% 8.6% 6.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1974


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Favor 24.1% 10.5% 17.0%
Oppose 70.2% 82.3% 76.5%
Don't know/Refused 5.7% 7.2% 6.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
2002


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent No preference TOTAL
Favor 14.6% 17.4% 21.0% 8.9% 17.1%
Oppose 80.4% 76.7% 73.0% 80.5% 77.0%
Don't know/Refused 5.0% 5.9% 6.0% 10.6% 6.0%
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 13.0% 16.6% 18.6% 21.8% 24.2% 12.8% 17.0%
Oppose 77.9% 79.0% 76.3% 72.9% 71.6% 75.7% 76.5%
Don't know/Refused 9.1% 4.4% 5.1% 5.3% 4.2% 11.5% 6.5%
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
Favor 13.2% 12.3% 15.4% 27.5% 17.0%
Oppose 73.4% 81.9% 81.5% 65.5% 76.4%
Don't know/Refused 13.4% 5.8% 3.1% 7.0% 6.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1994


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Married Divorced/Separated Widowed Never been married TOTAL
Favor 15.0% 16.6% 9.9% 24.3% 17.0%
Oppose 79.2% 74.7% 80.2% 70.4% 76.5%
Don't know/Refused 5.8% 8.7% 9.9% 5.3% 6.5%
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 7.9% 11.9% 17.1% 20.0% 25.8% 25.8% 17.1%
Oppose 89.0% 83.0% 77.1% 74.4% 64.2% 64.0% 76.7%
Don't know/Refused 3.1% 5.1% 5.8% 5.5% 10.0% 10.2% 6.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1987



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