Trends in Political Values and Core Attitudes, 1987-2009

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GODPRES

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

I am sometimes very conscious of the presence of God. (Q87D)
  1) Completely agree
  2) Mostly agree
  3) Mostly disagree
  4) Completely disagree
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Completely agree 44.7% 44.7%
Mostly agree 35.9% 80.6%
Mostly disagree 11.5% 92.1%
Completely disagree 4.3% 96.4%
Don't know/Refused 3.6% 100%
Total N = 12310

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-29 30-44 45-59 60-74 75+ TOTAL
Completely agree 36.4% 42.8% 48.3% 51.1% 59.5% 44.7%
Mostly agree 40.7% 36.3% 34.0% 33.2% 28.7% 36.0%
Mostly disagree 12.7% 12.8% 11.5% 9.0% 6.2% 11.5%
Completely disagree 5.5% 4.8% 3.6% 3.4% 1.9% 4.3%
Don't know/Refused 4.7% 3.3% 2.6% 3.2% 3.7% 3.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
12256


Race (I-RACE)

White Black Other TOTAL
Completely agree 42.8% 59.1% 44.3% 44.7%
Mostly agree 36.9% 29.8% 33.2% 36.0%
Mostly disagree 12.2% 6.0% 12.2% 11.5%
Completely disagree 4.7% 2.1% 1.9% 4.3%
Don't know/Refused 3.4% 3.0% 8.3% 3.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
12275


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Completely agree 38.9% 50.0% 44.7%
Mostly agree 37.2% 34.8% 36.0%
Mostly disagree 13.8% 9.3% 11.5%
Completely disagree 5.6% 3.2% 4.3%
Don't know/Refused 4.4% 2.8% 3.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
12310


Education (I-EDUC)

Less than a high school diploma High school graduate (Grade 12 or GED certificate) Business, technical, or vocational school AFTER high school Some college, no four-year degree College graduate (B.S., B.A., or other four-year degree) or higher TOTAL
Completely agree 52.4% 46.8% 44.3% 40.5% 35.9% 44.7%
Mostly agree 33.3% 36.5% 37.3% 38.5% 35.4% 36.0%
Mostly disagree 7.4% 10.0% 11.7% 13.3% 17.3% 11.5%
Completely disagree 2.8% 2.8% 4.1% 4.8% 8.4% 4.3%
Don't know/Refused 4.2% 3.9% 2.6% 2.9% 3.0% 3.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
12275


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent No preference Other TOTAL
Completely agree 47.6% 47.2% 39.4% 40.6% 47.6% 44.6%
Mostly agree 35.1% 34.5% 38.6% 38.3% 19.0% 36.1%
Mostly disagree 11.4% 9.9% 13.6% 10.6% 23.8% 11.5%
Completely disagree 3.3% 4.7% 4.8% 4.1% 9.5% 4.3%
Don't know/Refused 2.6% 3.7% 3.6% 6.5% 0.0% 3.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
12213


Region (I-REGION)

Northeast Midwest South West TOTAL
Completely agree 37.3% 40.6% 57.6% 38.1% 44.7%
Mostly agree 38.9% 40.7% 30.3% 35.6% 36.0%
Mostly disagree 13.7% 12.5% 7.1% 14.4% 11.5%
Completely disagree 5.6% 3.5% 2.3% 7.1% 4.3%
Don't know/Refused 4.5% 2.8% 2.7% 4.8% 3.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
12310



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