Trends in Political Values and Core Attitudes, 1987-2009

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NODOUBT

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

I never doubt the existence of God. (Q16D)
  1) Completely agree
  2) Mostly agree
  3) Mostly disagree
  4) Completely disagree
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Completely agree 64.8% 64.8%
Mostly agree 22.4% 87.2%
Mostly disagree 6.9% 94.1%
Completely disagree 4% 98.1%
Don't know/Refused 1.9% 100%
Total N = 22771

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-29 30-44 45-59 60-74 75+ TOTAL
Completely agree 59.0% 62.9% 66.3% 71.9% 74.0% 64.9%
Mostly agree 24.6% 23.3% 21.9% 19.2% 19.0% 22.4%
Mostly disagree 8.5% 7.9% 6.3% 4.7% 3.5% 6.9%
Completely disagree 5.6% 4.5% 3.5% 2.3% 2.0% 4.0%
Don't know/Refused 2.2% 1.5% 2.0% 1.9% 1.4% 1.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
22562


Race (I-RACE)

White Black Other TOTAL
Completely agree 63.3% 76.5% 64.4% 64.8%
Mostly agree 23.2% 17.4% 20.7% 22.4%
Mostly disagree 7.4% 3.5% 5.8% 6.9%
Completely disagree 4.2% 1.6% 6.2% 4.0%
Don't know/Refused 1.9% 1.0% 2.9% 1.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
22571


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Completely agree 58.0% 71.1% 64.8%
Mostly agree 25.7% 19.4% 22.4%
Mostly disagree 8.9% 5.0% 6.9%
Completely disagree 5.1% 3.0% 4.0%
Don't know/Refused 2.3% 1.5% 1.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
22771


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 72.2% 68.4% 67.2% 63.2% 53.8% 64.9%
Mostly agree 20.4% 21.6% 23.8% 22.9% 24.5% 22.4%
Mostly disagree 3.9% 5.3% 5.1% 7.8% 11.6% 6.9%
Completely disagree 2.1% 2.7% 1.8% 4.4% 7.9% 4.0%
Don't know/Refused 1.5% 1.9% 2.1% 1.7% 2.2% 1.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
22680


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent No preference Other TOTAL
Completely agree 69.1% 65.8% 61.0% 60.1% 48.8% 64.8%
Mostly agree 21.7% 21.6% 23.8% 24.3% 20.0% 22.4%
Mostly disagree 5.6% 6.7% 8.1% 7.1% 13.8% 6.9%
Completely disagree 2.3% 4.2% 5.1% 4.9% 13.8% 4.0%
Don't know/Refused 1.4% 1.8% 2.1% 3.7% 3.8% 1.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
22430


Region (I-REGION)

Northeast Midwest South West TOTAL
Completely agree 56.6% 63.7% 74.5% 60.1% 64.8%
Mostly agree 26.7% 24.5% 17.2% 23.3% 22.4%
Mostly disagree 9.4% 6.8% 4.5% 8.1% 6.9%
Completely disagree 4.9% 3.5% 2.4% 6.0% 4.0%
Don't know/Refused 2.5% 1.5% 1.4% 2.6% 1.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
22771



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