Religion and Public Life Survey, 2002

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STEMCELL

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

As you may know, the federal government has debated whether to fund certain kinds of medical research known as 'stem cell research.' How much have you heard about this?
  1) A lot
  2) A little
  3) Nothing at all
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
A lot 26.4% 26.4%
A little 52.3% 78.7%
Nothing at all 20.3% 99%
Don't know/Refused 1% 100%
Total N = 2002

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65 + TOTAL
A lot 19.0% 28.7% 26.3% 32.3% 26.9% 22.6% 26.3%
A little 44.2% 50.1% 53.2% 53.6% 55.9% 56.4% 52.4%
Nothing at all 35.6% 20.3% 20.2% 13.7% 17.0% 18.7% 20.4%
Don't know/Refused 1.3% 0.9% 0.4% 0.5% 0.2% 2.3% 0.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1974


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
A lot 29.0% 24.0% 26.4%
A little 51.8% 52.8% 52.3%
Nothing at all 18.3% 22.1% 20.3%
Don't know/Refused 0.9% 1.2% 1.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
2002


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent No preference TOTAL
A lot 30.4% 23.1% 27.1% 19.1% 26.3%
A little 54.5% 53.0% 50.7% 53.0% 52.8%
Nothing at all 14.3% 22.1% 21.8% 28.0% 20.0%
Don't know/Refused 0.7% 1.7% 0.4% 0.0% 0.9%
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
A lot 16.3% 21.7% 30.0% 37.8% 43.6% 23.4% 26.4%
A little 49.6% 54.5% 56.9% 49.4% 45.9% 49.5% 52.4%
Nothing at all 32.0% 22.8% 13.1% 12.8% 10.5% 24.2% 20.2%
Don't know/Refused 2.0% 1.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 2.8% 1.0%
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
A lot 13.0% 17.7% 30.3% 42.7% 26.4%
A little 48.6% 54.8% 52.3% 51.0% 52.4%
Nothing at all 36.6% 26.1% 16.8% 6.1% 20.2%
Don't know/Refused 1.8% 1.5% 0.6% 0.2% 1.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1994


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Married Divorced/Separated Widowed Never been married TOTAL
A lot 27.4% 24.3% 22.1% 27.2% 26.4%
A little 57.2% 51.9% 49.2% 43.2% 52.4%
Nothing at all 14.7% 22.3% 25.7% 29.0% 20.3%
Don't know/Refused 0.7% 1.4% 3.0% 0.6% 1.0%
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
A lot 26.9% 26.0% 26.4% 24.9% 25.7% 32.3% 26.5%
A little 57.5% 53.8% 48.7% 53.1% 51.9% 46.2% 52.4%
Nothing at all 14.7% 19.2% 23.6% 21.9% 21.7% 20.9% 20.3%
Don't know/Refused 0.9% 1.0% 1.3% 0.0% 0.7% 0.6% 0.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1987



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