Campaign 2000 Typology Survey

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STATHOMO

(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. Homosexuality is a way of life that should be accepted by society OR…Homosexuality is a way of life that should be discouraged by society.
  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 35.2% 35.2%
Statement #1 - not strongly 14.8% 50%
Statement #2 - strongly 35.1% 85.1%
Statement #2 - not strongly 5.8% 90.9%
Neither/both equally (VOL.) 3.2% 94.1%
Don't know/refused 5.8% 99.9%
Total N = 2799

Variable Comparisons

Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Statement #1 - strongly 28.3% 41.6% 35.3%
Statement #1 - not strongly 17.0% 12.7% 14.8%
Statement #2 - strongly 39.8% 30.9% 35.2%
Statement #2 - not strongly 6.5% 5.1% 5.8%
Neither/both equally (VOL.) 2.9% 3.5% 3.2%
Don't know/refused 5.5% 6.1% 5.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
2799


Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+ TOTAL
Statement #1 - strongly 44.9% 42.6% 32.6% 36.8% 28.3% 27.2% 35.4%
Statement #1 - not strongly 15.6% 18.6% 14.4% 11.7% 15.8% 12.4% 14.7%
Statement #2 - strongly 25.4% 26.3% 36.8% 37.8% 43.4% 43.4% 35.4%
Statement #2 - not strongly 6.8% 5.7% 7.2% 5.8% 4.1% 4.1% 5.7%
Neither/both equally (VOL.) 2.5% 3.0% 4.3% 2.8% 3.1% 2.3% 3.1%
Don't know/refused 4.9% 3.8% 4.8% 5.2% 5.3% 10.6% 5.7%
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 34.5% 31.3% 36.8% 40.2% 35.2%
Statement #1 - not strongly 12.5% 13.9% 15.3% 17.3% 14.8%
Statement #2 - strongly 34.7% 41.9% 31.5% 29.0% 35.2%
Statement #2 - not strongly 7.4% 4.4% 5.4% 7.1% 5.7%
Neither/both equally (VOL.) 1.5% 3.5% 5.0% 2.3% 3.2%
Don't know/refused 9.5% 5.1% 6.0% 4.1% 5.8%
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 27.3% 43.9% 34.3% 65.1% 34.2%
Statement #1 - not strongly 14.7% 17.6% 14.2% 16.1% 15.4%
Statement #2 - strongly 43.5% 24.1% 38.8% 13.0% 36.6%
Statement #2 - not strongly 6.2% 5.3% 5.2% 3.0% 5.7%
Neither/both equally (VOL.) 2.3% 4.4% 3.1% 1.1% 2.8%
Don't know/refused 6.1% 4.8% 4.5% 1.7% 5.3%
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 15.7% 30.0% 40.9% 42.1% 41.8% 49.9% 34.5%
Statement #1 - not strongly 9.2% 17.2% 16.4% 16.1% 17.3% 16.0% 15.4%
Statement #2 - strongly 60.3% 40.7% 29.1% 24.5% 25.5% 24.7% 36.1%
Statement #2 - not strongly 5.8% 4.0% 5.9% 8.4% 6.4% 4.7% 5.8%
Neither/both equally (VOL.) 2.1% 3.4% 1.6% 3.6% 3.3% 2.0% 2.8%
Don't know/refused 6.8% 4.7% 6.1% 5.4% 5.7% 2.7% 5.4%
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 20.6% 24.7% 34.8% 58.8% 35.2%
Statement #1 - not strongly 10.6% 14.3% 18.4% 11.9% 15.2%
Statement #2 - strongly 60.4% 47.4% 31.8% 17.0% 36.1%
Statement #2 - not strongly 5.4% 6.3% 6.8% 3.3% 5.8%
Neither/both equally (VOL.) 1.4% 2.7% 2.4% 3.8% 2.7%
Don't know/refused 1.6% 4.6% 5.9% 5.2% 5.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1934



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