Campaign 2000 Typology Survey

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

Now I'm going to read you some more pairs of statements. As I read each pair, tell me whether the FIRST statement or the SECOND statement comes closer to your own views - even if neither is exactly right. Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy ORůStricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost.
  1) Statement #1 - strongly
  2) Statement #1 - not strongly
  3) Statement #2 - strongly
  4) Statement #2 - not strongly
  5) Neither/both equally (VOL.)
  9) Don't know/refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Statement #1 - strongly 22.4% 22.4%
Statement #1 - not strongly 8.6% 31%
Statement #2 - strongly 49.6% 80.6%
Statement #2 - not strongly 11.1% 91.7%
Neither/both equally (VOL.) 2.1% 93.8%
Don't know/refused 6.2% 100%
Total N = 2799

Variable Comparisons

Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Statement #1 - strongly 24.5% 20.6% 22.4%
Statement #1 - not strongly 8.4% 8.8% 8.6%
Statement #2 - strongly 47.6% 51.3% 49.6%
Statement #2 - not strongly 12.4% 9.8% 11.1%
Neither/both equally (VOL.) 2.5% 1.7% 2.1%
Don't know/refused 4.6% 7.7% 6.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
2799


Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+ TOTAL
Statement #1 - strongly 17.9% 17.7% 20.4% 22.5% 27.1% 30.7% 22.4%
Statement #1 - not strongly 9.3% 10.1% 9.1% 7.3% 8.4% 7.5% 8.7%
Statement #2 - strongly 49.5% 55.3% 54.2% 50.5% 47.5% 37.3% 49.6%
Statement #2 - not strongly 16.9% 12.5% 10.9% 11.8% 7.8% 7.2% 11.1%
Neither/both equally (VOL.) 1.6% 0.9% 2.2% 2.3% 1.9% 2.9% 2.0%
Don't know/refused 4.7% 3.5% 3.2% 5.6% 7.4% 14.3% 6.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
2761


Education (I-EDUC)

Less than high school High school graduate Some college College graduate TOTAL
Statement #1 - strongly 34.4% 23.2% 20.7% 14.8% 22.4%
Statement #1 - not strongly 9.2% 7.9% 9.2% 8.8% 8.6%
Statement #2 - strongly 34.3% 49.5% 54.4% 55.1% 49.5%
Statement #2 - not strongly 9.9% 9.7% 10.0% 15.2% 11.1%
Neither/both equally (VOL.) 1.2% 1.9% 1.9% 2.9% 2.0%
Don't know/refused 10.9% 7.7% 3.8% 3.1% 6.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
2785


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Protestant Roman Catholic Other religion No religion or atheist TOTAL
Statement #1 - strongly 25.0% 24.8% 20.9% 15.2% 24.0%
Statement #1 - not strongly 8.5% 8.5% 8.3% 4.1% 8.2%
Statement #2 - strongly 46.1% 52.0% 54.7% 67.4% 49.5%
Statement #2 - not strongly 10.9% 10.0% 10.2% 8.8% 10.5%
Neither/both equally (VOL.) 1.7% 1.6% 1.2% 2.2% 1.7%
Don't know/refused 7.8% 3.1% 4.7% 2.2% 6.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1931


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
Statement #1 - strongly 31.9% 23.3% 19.4% 22.8% 23.3% 21.6% 23.9%
Statement #1 - not strongly 12.3% 8.4% 7.6% 7.1% 4.5% 6.7% 8.1%
Statement #2 - strongly 36.6% 49.9% 53.3% 55.0% 50.9% 54.2% 49.6%
Statement #2 - not strongly 8.5% 10.4% 11.9% 9.2% 15.2% 9.4% 10.7%
Neither/both equally (VOL.) 2.3% 2.0% 1.0% 2.2% 0.7% 0.7% 1.7%
Don't know/refused 8.5% 6.0% 6.8% 3.6% 5.4% 7.4% 6.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1983


Political ideology (I-POLITICS)

Very conservative Conservative Moderate Liberal or very liberal TOTAL
Statement #1 - strongly 57.3% 27.1% 19.4% 13.8% 24.0%
Statement #1 - not strongly 8.0% 10.1% 8.3% 5.1% 8.2%
Statement #2 - strongly 24.0% 44.5% 52.2% 66.1% 50.1%
Statement #2 - not strongly 5.0% 11.1% 12.5% 10.4% 11.0%
Neither/both equally (VOL.) 2.0% 2.6% 1.2% 0.3% 1.5%
Don't know/refused 3.6% 4.5% 6.6% 4.4% 5.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1934



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