News Interest Index, March 2004

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Percentages are weighted by 156) WEIGHT; Total Ns reported are unweighted
1) Respondent ID (RID)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL170312052.728090.92
2) Date of Interview (INTDATE)
TOTAL%
17) March 17, 2004 22.9
18) March 18, 2004 29.1
19) March 19, 2004 19.4
20) March 20, 2004 16.3
21) March 21, 2004 12.3
TOTAL1703100.0
3) Area (AREA)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1703586.72233.55
4) Interviewer ID (INTID)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL17033001956.131133.96
5) Time Zone (TIMEZONE)
TOTAL%
1) Eastern 50.7
2) Central 29.2
3) Mountain 4.3
4) Pacific 15.8
Missing66 
TOTAL1637100.0
6) Replicate (REPLICAT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL170338.7422.22
7) Phone Type (PHOTYP)
TOTAL%
0) Unlisted 24.9
1) Listed 36.8
3) Protected 38.3
TOTAL1703100.0
8) Census Region (C_REGION)
TOTAL%
1) Northeast 19.5
2) Midwest 23.5
3) South 36.2
4) West 20.8
TOTAL1703100.0
9) FIPS code for geographic area (FIPS)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL170328766.8215789.04
10) Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL170324775.7015564.53
11) Urban, Suburban, or Rural area (URBAN)
TOTAL%
1) Urban 28.7
2) Suburban 49.2
3) Rural 22
TOTAL1703100.0
12) Form (FORM)
TOTAL%
1) Form 1 50
2) Form 2 50
TOTAL1703100.0
13) Respondent's sex (SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Male 48.1
2) Female 51.9
TOTAL1703100.0
14) Do you approve or disapprove of the way George W. Bush is handling his job as president? (BUSHAPRV)
TOTAL%
1) Approve 45.9
2) Disapprove 46.7
9) Don't know/Refused 7.4
TOTAL1703100.0
15) Now I will read a list of some stories covered by news organizations this past month. As I read each item, tell me if you happened to follow this news story very closely, fairly closely, not too closely, or not at all closely: News about candidates for the 2004 presidential election (F_ELECT)
TOTAL%
1) Very closely 34.8
2) Fairly closely 33.4
3) Not too closely 18.5
4) Not at all closely 13
9) Don't know/Refused .3
TOTAL1703100.0
16) Now I will read a list of some stories covered by news organizations this past month. As I read each item, tell me if you happened to follow this news story very closely, fairly closely, not too closely, or not at all closely: News about the current situation in Iraq (F_IRAQ)
TOTAL%
1) Very closely 46.7
2) Fairly closely 35.9
3) Not too closely 12.4
4) Not at all closely 4.5
9) Don't know/Refused .5
TOTAL1703100.0
17) Now I will read a list of some stories covered by news organizations this past month. As I read each item, tell me if you happened to follow this news story very closely, fairly closely, not too closely, or not at all closely: The issue of gay and lesbian marriage (F_GAYMAR)
TOTAL%
1) Very closely 29.4
2) Fairly closely 33.3
3) Not too closely 19.8
4) Not at all closely 16.8
9) Don't know/Refused .8
TOTAL1703100.0
18) Now I will read a list of some stories covered by news organizations this past month. As I read each item, tell me if you happened to follow this news story very closely, fairly closely, not too closely, or not at all closely: Unrest and violence in Haiti (F_HAITI)
TOTAL%
1) Very closely 15.6
2) Fairly closely 30.8
3) Not too closely 29.8
4) Not at all closely 22.7
9) Don't know/Refused 1.1
TOTAL1703100.0
19) Now I will read a list of some stories covered by news organizations this past month. As I read each item, tell me if you happened to follow this news story very closely, fairly closely, not too closely, or not at all closely: The terrorist bombings in Madrid, Spain (F_MADRID)
TOTAL%
1) Very closely 34.1
2) Fairly closely 35.3
3) Not too closely 18
4) Not at all closely 12.1
9) Don't know/Refused .6
TOTAL1703100.0
20) Now I will read a list of some stories covered by news organizations this past month. As I read each item, tell me if you happened to follow this news story very closely, fairly closely, not too closely, or not at all closely: The trial and conviction of Martha Stewart (F_MARTHA)
TOTAL%
1) Very closely 17.6
2) Fairly closely 31.4
3) Not too closely 27.8
4) Not at all closely 22.7
9) Don't know/Refused .4
Missing839 
TOTAL864100.0
21) Now I will read a list of some stories covered by news organizations this past month. As I read each item, tell me if you happened to follow this news story very closely, fairly closely, not too closely, or not at all closely: The high price of gasoline these days (F_GAS)
TOTAL%
1) Very closely 47.4
2) Fairly closely 26.8
3) Not too closely 14.2
4) Not at all closely 10.2
9) Don't know/Refused 1.5
Missing864 
TOTAL839100.0
22) Now I will read a list of some stories covered by news organizations this past month. As I read each item, tell me if you happened to follow this news story very closely, fairly closely, not too closely, or not at all closely: The release of Mel Gibson's film 'The Passion of the Christ' (F_MEL_G)
TOTAL%
1) Very closely 37.2
2) Fairly closely 28.7
3) Not too closely 18.4
4) Not at all closely 15.2
9) Don't know/Refused .5
TOTAL1703100.0
23) Have you seen the movie 'The Passion of the Christ', have you not yet seen it but plan to at some point, or don't you plan to see this movie? (PASSION)
TOTAL%
1) Seen it 19.4
2) Plan to see it 48.6
3) Don't plan to see it 30.3
9) Don't know/Refused 1.8
TOTAL1703100.0
24) How much thought have you given to the coming presidential election: quite a lot or only a little? (PRESELEC)
TOTAL%
1) Quite a lot 56.2
2) Some 2.1
3) Little 38.4
4) None 3.2
9) Don't know/Refused .2
TOTAL1703100.0
25) All in all, have you been hearing too much, too little, or about the right amount about the presidential campaign so far? (HEARELEC)
TOTAL%
1) Too much 31.3
2) Too little 17.5
3) Right amount 48
9) Don't know/Refused 3.2
TOTAL1703100.0
26) [ASK ONLY IF FORM=1] Now, suppose the 2004 presidential election were being held today. If you had to choose between George W. Bush, the Republican, John Kerry, the Democrat, and Ralph Nader — who would you vote for? (VOTENOW1)
TOTAL%
1) George W. Bush, the Republican 40.8
2) John Kerry, the Democrat 44.6
3) Ralph Nader 4.1
4) Other candidate 1.3
9) Don't know 9.2
Missing839 
TOTAL864100.0
27) [ASK ONLY IF VOTENOW1= 4 'OTHER CANDIDATE' OR 9 'DON'T KNOW'] As of today, do you lean more to Bush, the Republican, Kerry, the Democrat or Nader? (LEANNOW1)
TOTAL%
1) George W. Bush, the Republican 14.5
2) John Kerry, the Democrat 25.4
3) Ralph Nader 4.6
4) Other candidate 6.9
9) Don't know 48.6
Missing1621 
TOTAL82100.0
28) [ASK ONLY IF FORM=1] Suppose there were only two major candidates for president and you had to choose between George W. Bush, the Republican, and John Kerry, the Democrat. Who would you vote for? (VOTENOW2)
TOTAL%
1) George W. Bush, the Republican 42.4
2) John Kerry, the Democrat 51.5
3) Other candidate .8
9) Don't know/Refused 5.4
Missing839 
TOTAL864100.0
29) [ASK ONLY IF VOTENOW2= 3 'OTHER CANDIDATE' OR 9 'DON'T KNOW/REFUSED'] As of today, do you lean more to Bush, the Republican, or Kerry, the Democrat? (LEANNOW2)
TOTAL%
1) Bush, the Republican 7.8
2) Kerry, the Democrat 14.7
3) Other candidate 15.7
9) Don't know/Refused 61.8
Missing1652 
TOTAL51100.0
30) [ASK ONLY IF FORM= 2] Now, suppose the 2004 presidential election were being held today. If you had to choose between George W. Bush, the Republican, and John Kerry, the Democrat— who would you vote for? (VOTENOW3)
TOTAL%
1) George W. Bush, the Republican 39.6
2) John Kerry, the Democrat 48.7
3) Other candidate 1.8
9) Don't know/Refused 10
Missing864 
TOTAL839100.0
31) [ASK ONLY IF VOTENOW3= 3 'OTHER CANDIDATE' OR 9 'DON'T KNOW/REFUSED'] As of today, do you lean more to Bush, the Republican, or Kerry, the Democrat? (LEANNOW3)
TOTAL%
1) George W. Bush, the Republican 11.9
2) John Kerry, the Democrat 25.3
3) Other candidate 4.1
9) Don't know/Refused 58.8
Missing1605 
TOTAL98100.0
32) [ASK ONLY IF FORM= 2] Now, suppose the candidates were George W. Bush, the Republican, John Kerry, the Democrat, and Ralph Nader — who would you vote for? (VOTENOW4)
TOTAL%
1) George W. Bush, the Republican 39.3
2) John Kerry, the Democrat 47.2
3) Ralph Nader 4.5
4) Other candidate .9
9) Don't know 8.1
Missing864 
TOTAL839100.0
33) [ASK IF VOTENOW4= 4 'OTHER CANDIDATE' OR 9 'DON'T KNOW/REFUSED'] As of today, do you lean more to Bush, the Republican, Kerry, the Democrat, or Nader? (LEANNOW4)
TOTAL%
1) George W. Bush, the Republican 8.8
2) John Kerry, the Democrat 16.3
4) Other candidate 10.2
9) Don't know 64.6
Missing1631 
TOTAL72100.0
34) [ASK IF VOTENOW2= 2 OR LEANNOW2= 2 OR VOTENOW3= 2 OR LEANNOW3= 2] Would you say that your choice is more a vote FOR John Kerry or more a vote AGAINST George W. Bush? (WHYVOTE1)
TOTAL%
1) For Kerry 38
2) Against Bush 57.4
9) Undecided 4.7
Missing837 
TOTAL866100.0
35) [ASK IF VOTENOW2= 1 OR LEANNOW2= 1 OR VOTENOW3= 1 OR LEANNOW3= 1] Would you say that your choice is more a vote FOR George W. Bush or more a vote AGAINST John Kerry? (WHYVOTE2)
TOTAL%
1) For Bush 79.7
2) Against Kerry 16.4
9) Undecided 3.9
Missing969 
TOTAL734100.0
36) [ASK IF VOTENOW2=1 OR VOTENOW3=1 OR LEANNOW2=1, 3, 9 OR LEANNOW3=1, 3, 9] Do you think there is a chance that you might vote for John Kerry in November, or have you definitely decided not to vote for him? (CHAKERRY)
TOTAL%
1) Chance might vote for him 27.2
2) Decided not to vote for him 64.6
9) Don't know/Refused 8.2
Missing866 
TOTAL837100.0
37) [ASK IF VOTENOW2=2 OR VOTENOW3=2 OR LEANNOW2=2, 3, 9 OR LEANNOW3=2, 3, 9] Do you think there is a chance that you might vote for George W. Bush in November, or have you definitely decided not to vote for him? (CHABUSH)
TOTAL%
1) Chance might vote for him 19.7
2) Decided not to vote for him 74.6
9) Don't know/Refused 5.8
Missing734 
TOTAL969100.0
38) [ASK ALL] As far as making progress on the important issues facing the country, does it really matter who wins the 2004 presidential election, or will things be pretty much the same regardless of who is elected president? (PROGRESS)
TOTAL%
1) Really matters who wins the 2004 presidential election 63
2) Things will pretty much be the same regardless of who is elected president 31.9
9) Don't know/Refused 5.1
TOTAL1703100.0
39) What's your opinion of the presidential election campaign so far? Do you have a very favorable, mostly favorable, mostly unfavorable, or very unfavorable opinion of the campaign? (OPCAMPGN)
TOTAL%
1) Very favorable 8.6
2) Mostly favorable 41.8
3) Mostly unfavorable 25.6
4) Very unfavorable 11.5
5) Neither/Mixed 4.6
9) Don't know/Refused 7.8
TOTAL1703100.0
40) As I read a few pairs of opposite phrases, please tell me which one phrase you feel best describes the presidential election so far: Important or unimportant (DSCELEC1)
TOTAL%
1) Important 81.4
2) Unimportant 17.4
3) Neither applies .5
9) Don't know/Refused .8
TOTAL1703100.0
41) As I read a few pairs of opposite phrases, please tell me which one phrase you feel best describes the presidential election so far: Interesting or boring (DSCELEC2)
TOTAL%
1) Interesting 48.8
2) Boring 47.9
3) Neither applies 1.6
9) Don't know/Refused 1.6
TOTAL1703100.0
42) As I read a few pairs of opposite phrases, please tell me which one phrase you feel best describes the presidential election so far: Informative or not informative (DSCELEC3)
TOTAL%
1) Informative 53.5
2) Not informative 41.7
3) Neither applies 1.5
9) Don't know/Refused 3.3
TOTAL1703100.0
43) As I read a few pairs of opposite phrases, please tell me which one phrase you feel best describes the presidential election so far: Too long or not too long (DSCELEC4)
TOTAL%
1) Too long 51.5
2) Not too long 43.9
3) Neither applies 1.3
9) Don't know/Refused 3.3
TOTAL1703100.0
44) As I read a few pairs of opposite phrases, please tell me which one phrase you feel best describes the presidential election so far: Too negative or not too negative (DSCELEC5)
TOTAL%
1) Too negative 47
2) Not too negative 46.8
3) Neither applies 1.6
9) Don't know/Refused 4.6
TOTAL1703100.0
45) As I read a few pairs of opposite phrases, please tell me which one phrase you feel best describes the presidential election so far: Hard to follow or easy to follow (DSCELEC6)
TOTAL%
1) Hard to follow 28.2
2) Easy to follow 68.3
3) Neither applies 1.4
9) Don't know/Refused 2.1
TOTAL1703100.0
46) In the presidential campaign so far, do you think John Kerry has been too personally critical of George W. Bush, or not? (KRRYCRTC)
TOTAL%
1) Too personally critical 45.7
2) Not too personally critical 45.1
9) Don't know/Refused 9.3
Missing207 
TOTAL1496100.0
47) In the presidential campaign so far, do you think George W. Bush has been too personally critical of John Kerry, or not? (BUSHCRTC)
TOTAL%
1) Too personally critical 32.9
2) Not too personally critical 55.5
9) Don't know/Refused 11.5
Missing183 
TOTAL1520100.0
48) So far, have you seen any of Kerry's campaign commercials on TV, or not? (KRRYCOM1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 58.3
2) No 40.9
9) Don't know/Refused .8
TOTAL1703100.0
49) [IF KRRYCOM1= 1 'YES'] Have you seen Kerry's commercials a lot, some or only once or twice? (KRRYCOM2)
TOTAL%
1) A lot 23.4
2) Some 32.9
3) Only once or twice 43.3
9) Don't know/Refused .4
Missing709 
TOTAL994100.0
50) So far, have you seen any of Bush's campaign commercials on TV, or not? (BUSHCOM1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 61
2) No 38.5
9) Don't know/Refused .5
TOTAL1703100.0
51) [IF BUSHCOM1= 1 'YES'] Have you seen Bush's commercials a lot, some or only once or twice? (BUSHCOM2)
TOTAL%
1) A lot 20.4
2) Some 30.6
3) Only once or twice 48.2
9) Don't know/Refused .7
Missing639 
TOTAL1064100.0
52) If '6' represents someone who is very liberal in politics and '1' represents someone who is very conservative, where on this scale of 6 to 1 would you rate George W. Bush? (BPOLVIEW)
TOTAL%
1) Very conservative 24.1
2) 2 22.4
3) 3 18.6
4) 4 12
5) 5 6.7
6) Very liberal 8.6
8) Never heard of/Can't rate 1.6
9) Don't know/Refused 6
TOTAL1703100.0
53) If '6' represents someone who is very liberal in politics and '1' represents someone who is very conservative, where on this scale of 6 to 1 would you rate John Kerry? (KPOLVIEW)
TOTAL%
1) Very conservative 4
2) 2 4.4
3) 3 16
4) 4 28.1
5) 5 18.1
6) Very liberal 17.5
8) Never heard of/Can't rate 3.6
9) Don't know/Refused 8.3
TOTAL1703100.0
54) If '6' represents someone who is very liberal in politics and '1' represents someone who is very conservative, where on this scale of 6 to 1 would you rate yourself? (POLVIEW)
TOTAL%
1) Very conservative 11.2
2) 2 11
3) 3 28.3
4) 4 19.3
5) 5 12.9
6) Very liberal 11.1
8) Never heard of/Can't rate .9
9) Don't know/Refused 5.3
TOTAL1703100.0
55) All in all, what effect has George W. Bush had on politics and the way government works in Washington, has he made things better, made things worse, or hasn't he had much of an effect? (BUSHEFCT)
TOTAL%
1) Made better 31.7
2) Made worse 39.2
3) Not much of an effect 22.8
9) Don't know/Refused 6.2
TOTAL1703100.0
56) [ASK ONLY IF FORM= 1] As I read a list of phrases, tell me if you think each phrase better describes John Kerry or George W. Bush: Would use good judgment in a crisis (BSHKER1)
TOTAL%
1) Kerry 36.9
2) Bush 48.1
3) Neither 3
4) Both equally 4.3
9) Don't know/Refused 7.7
Missing839 
TOTAL864100.0
57) [ASK ONLY IF FORM= 1] As I read a list of phrases, tell me if you think each phrase better describes John Kerry or George W. Bush: Personally likable (BSHKER2)
TOTAL%
1) Kerry 43.1
2) Bush 39.8
3) Neither 4.3
4) Both equally 7.3
9) Don't know/Refused 5.6
Missing839 
TOTAL864100.0
58) [ASK ONLY IF FORM= 1] As I read a list of phrases, tell me if you think each phrase better describes John Kerry or George W. Bush: Honest and truthful (BSHKER3)
TOTAL%
1) Kerry 36.8
2) Bush 35
3) Neither 16.2
4) Both equally 4.6
9) Don't know/Refused 7.5
Missing839 
TOTAL864100.0
59) [ASK ONLY IF FORM= 1] As I read a list of phrases, tell me if you think each phrase better describes John Kerry or George W. Bush: Cares about people like me (BSHKER4)
TOTAL%
1) Kerry 46.2
2) Bush 33.5
3) Neither 8.5
4) Both equally 4
9) Don't know/Refused 7.8
Missing839 
TOTAL864100.0
60) [ASK ONLY IF FORM= 1] As I read a list of phrases, tell me if you think each phrase better describes John Kerry or George W. Bush: A strong leader (BSHKER5)
TOTAL%
1) Kerry 32.4
2) Bush 52.7
3) Neither 3.8
4) Both equally 3.9
9) Don't know/Refused 7.1
Missing839 
TOTAL864100.0
61) [ASK ONLY IF FORM= 1] As I read a list of phrases, tell me if you think each phrase better describes John Kerry or George W. Bush: Can get things done (BSHKER6)
TOTAL%
1) Kerry 32.4
2) Bush 50.2
3) Neither 3.5
4) Both equally 4.4
9) Don't know/Refused 9.5
Missing839 
TOTAL864100.0
62) [ASK ONLY IF FORM= 1] As I read a list of phrases, tell me if you think each phrase better describes John Kerry or George W. Bush: A typical politician (BSHKER7)
TOTAL%
1) Kerry 38.1
2) Bush 38.4
3) Neither 1.3
4) Both equally 17.3
9) Don't know/Refused 4.9
Missing839 
TOTAL864100.0
63) [ASK ONLY IF FORM= 1] As I read a list of phrases, tell me if you think each phrase better describes John Kerry or George W. Bush: Willing to take a stand, even if it's unpopular (BSHKER8)
TOTAL%
1) Kerry 27.5
2) Bush 61.5
3) Neither 1.8
4) Both equally 5.1
9) Don't know/Refused 4.2
Missing839 
TOTAL864100.0
64) [ASK ONLY IF FORM= 1] As I read a list of phrases, tell me if you think each phrase better describes John Kerry or George W. Bush: Is down to earth (BSHKER9)
TOTAL%
1) Kerry 41.7
2) Bush 42.5
3) Neither 4.3
4) Both equally 5.5
9) Don't know/Refused 6
Missing839 
TOTAL864100.0
65) [ASK ONLY IF FORM= 2] Regardless of who you support, which one of the presidential candidates — George W. Bush or John Kerry — do you think would do the best job of improving economic conditions? (BESTJOB1)
TOTAL%
1) George W. Bush 36
2) John Kerry 51.4
3) Neither 3
9) Don't know/Refused 9.6
Missing864 
TOTAL839100.0
66) [ASK ONLY IF FORM= 2] Regardless of who you support, which one of the presidential candidates — George W. Bush or John Kerry — do you think would do the best job of improving the health care system? (BESTJOB2)
TOTAL%
1) George W. Bush 29
2) John Kerry 56.1
3) Neither 4.3
9) Don't know/Refused 10.5
Missing864 
TOTAL839100.0
67) [ASK ONLY IF FORM= 2] Regardless of who you support, which one of the presidential candidates — George W. Bush or John Kerry — do you think would do the best job of improving education? (BESTJOB3)
TOTAL%
1) George W. Bush 36.6
2) John Kerry 50.7
3) Neither 3.3
9) Don't know/Refused 9.4
Missing864 
TOTAL839100.0
68) [ASK ONLY IF FORM= 2] Regardless of who you support, which one of the presidential candidates — George W. Bush or John Kerry — do you think would do the best job of improving the job situation? (BESTJOB4)
TOTAL%
1) George W. Bush 29.8
2) John Kerry 55.1
3) Neither 4.9
9) Don't know/Refused 10.1
Missing864 
TOTAL839100.0
69) [ASK ONLY IF FORM= 2] Regardless of who you support, which one of the presidential candidates — George W. Bush or John Kerry — do you think would do the best job of making wise decisions about U.S. trade policies? (BESTJOB5)
TOTAL%
1) George W. Bush 38
2) John Kerry 46.4
3) Neither 2.9
9) Don't know/Refused 12.8
Missing864 
TOTAL839100.0
70) [ASK ONLY IF FORM= 2] Regardless of who you support, which one of the presidential candidates — George W. Bush or John Kerry — do you think would do the best job of making wise decisions about what to do in Iraq? (BESTJOB6)
TOTAL%
1) George W. Bush 48.7
2) John Kerry 41.9
3) Neither 2.6
9) Don't know/Refused 6.9
Missing864 
TOTAL839100.0
71) [ASK ONLY IF FORM= 2] Regardless of who you support, which one of the presidential candidates — George W. Bush or John Kerry — do you think would do the best job of defending the country from future terrorist attacks? (BESTJOB7)
TOTAL%
1) George W. Bush 58.9
2) John Kerry 29.3
3) Neither 3.9
9) Don't know/Refused 7.9
Missing864 
TOTAL839100.0
72) [ASK ONLY IF FORM= 2] Regardless of who you support, which one of the presidential candidates — George W. Bush or John Kerry — do you think would do the best job of making wise decisions about foreign policy? (BESTJOB8)
TOTAL%
1) George W. Bush 44.5
2) John Kerry 43
3) Neither 2.9
9) Don't know/Refused 9.7
Missing864 
TOTAL839100.0
73) Now thinking about Iraq… Do you think the U.S. made the right decision or the wrong decision in using military force against Iraq? (IRAQDCSN)
TOTAL%
1) Right decision 54.7
2) Wrong decision 38.8
9) Don't know/Refused 6.5
TOTAL1703100.0
74) How well is the U.S. military effort in Iraq going? (IRAQEFFT)
TOTAL%
1) Very well 16.2
2) Fairly well 44.5
3) Not too well 25.8
4) Not at all well 11.1
9) Don't know/Refused 2.4
TOTAL1703100.0
75) Do you think the war in Iraq has helped the war on terrorism, or has it hurt the war on terrorism? (HELPTERR)
TOTAL%
1) Helped 50
2) Hurt 37.1
3) No effect 4.9
9) Don't know/Refused 8
TOTAL1703100.0
76) How worried are you that there will soon be another terrorist attack in the United States? (WRRYTERR)
TOTAL%
1) Very worried 20.4
2) Somewhat worried 41.4
3) Not too worried 25.2
4) Not at all worried 12.2
9) Don't know/Refused .8
TOTAL1703100.0
77) On a different subject… Do you use a computer at your workplace, at school, at home or anywhere else on at least an occasional basis? (COMPUSE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 74.8
2) No 25
9) Don't know .2
TOTAL1703100.0
78) Do you ever go online to access the Internet or World Wide Web or to send and receive email? (WEBACCSS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 67.6
2) No 32.3
9) Don't know/Refused .1
TOTAL1703100.0
79) [ASK ONLY IF WEBACCSS= 1 'YES'] Do you go online from home? [IF YES, ASK:] Does the modem you use at home use a dial-up connection through a standard telephone line or do you have a high-speed Internet connection such as a cable or DSL line? (WEB_HOME)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, dial-up standard telephone line 46.1
2) Yes, high-speed connection 38.2
3) Yes, other/don't know 1.3
4) No, does not go online from home 14.1
9) Don't know/Refused .3
Missing522 
TOTAL1181100.0
80) [ASK ONLY IF WEBACCSS= 1 'YES'] Do you go online from work? [IF YES, ASK:] Do you happen to know what kind of Internet connection you have at work, a high-speed connection or dial-up connection through a modem? (WEB_WORK)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, High speed connection 39.7
2) Yes, Dial-up modem 7
3) Yes, other/don't know 3.2
4) No, does not go online from work 48.9
9) Don't know/Refused 1.3
Missing522 
TOTAL1181100.0
81) [ASK ONLY IF WEBACCSS= 1 'YES'] Have you gone online to get news or information about the 2004 elections? [IF YES, ASK:] How often do you go online to get news about the elections: More than once a day, every day, three-to-five days per week, one-to-two days per week, or less often? (WEB_ELEC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, more than once a day 2.9
2) Yes, every day 5.8
3) Yes, 3-5 days per week 5
4) Yes, 1-2 days per week 8.5
5) Yes, less often 7.7
6) No/never 70
9) Don't know/Refused 0
Missing522 
TOTAL1181100.0
82) [ASK ONLY IF WEB_ELEC = 1, 2, 3, or 4] Which of the following comes closest to describing why you go online to get news and information about the 2004 elections? (WEB_WHY)
TOTAL%
1) Because you can get more in-depth information on the Web 7.7
2) Because getting information online is more convenient for you 36.8
3) Because you can get information from a wider range of viewpoints on the Web 49.3
4) Some other reason (Specify) 5.3
9) Don't know/Refused 1
Missing1422 
TOTAL281100.0
83) [ASK ONLY IF WEBACCSS= 1 'YES'] Do you ever come across campaign news when you may have been going online for a different purpose? (CAMPNEWS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 52.4
2) No 47.3
9) Don't know/Refused .4
Missing522 
TOTAL1181100.0
84) [ASK ONLY IF WEBACCSS= 1 'YES'] Have you sent or received e-mails about the candidates or campaigns, either with personal acquaintances or from groups or political organizations? (CAMP_EMA)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 22.8
2) No 77
9) Don't know/Refused .3
Missing522 
TOTAL1181100.0
85) [ASK ONLY IF WEBACCSS= 1 'YES'] Have you participated in any other campaign-related activities using the Internet, such as reading discussion groups, signing petitions, or donating money? (CAMP_OTH)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 12.1
2) No 87.8
9) Don't know/Refused .1
Missing522 
TOTAL1181100.0
86) [ASK ONLY IF WEBELEC = 1-5 OR CAMP_EMA= 1 'YES' OR CAMP_OTH= 1 'YES] When you go online to get information about the elections, do you ever do any of the following things? First, do you ever: Participate in on-line discussions, blogs or 'chat' groups about the elections (W_CHAT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 8.8
2) No 90.7
9) Don't know/Refused .5
Missing1169 
TOTAL534100.0
87) [ASK ONLY IF WEBELEC = 1-5 OR CAMP_EMA= 1 'YES' OR CAMP_OTH= 1 'YES] When you go online to get information about the ELECTIONS, do you ever do any of the following things? Do you ever: Look for more information about candidates' positions on the issues? (W_INFO)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 55.3
2) No 44.7
Missing1169 
TOTAL534100.0
88) [ASK ONLY IF WEBELEC = 1-5 OR CAMP_EMA= 1 'YES' OR CAMP_OTH= 1 'YES] When you go online to get information about the ELECTIONS, do you ever do any of the following things? Do you ever: Find out about campaign organizations or activities in your area? (W_ORGANZ)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 28
2) No 72
Missing1169 
TOTAL534100.0
89) [ASK ONLY IF WEBELEC = 1-5 OR CAMP_EMA= 1 'YES' OR CAMP_OTH= 1 'YES] When you go online to get information about the ELECTIONS, do you ever do any of the following things? First, do you ever: Visit any of the candidates' campaign websites? (W_SITES1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 24.5
2) No 75.5
Missing1169 
TOTAL534100.0
90) [ASK ONLY IF WEBELEC = 1-5 OR CAMP_EMA= 1 'YES' OR CAMP_OTH= 1 'YES] When you go online to get information about the ELECTIONS, do you ever do any of the following things? First, do you ever: Visit websites set up by groups or organizations that promote candidates or positions? (W_SITES2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 27.5
2) No 71.9
9) Don't know/Refused .6
Missing1169 
TOTAL534100.0
91) On a different subject… How much, if anything, have you heard about the deployment of U.S. military forces to Haiti: a lot, a little, or nothing at all? (USHAITI)
TOTAL%
1) A lot 17
2) A little 60.2
3) Nothing at all 22.2
9) Don't know/Refused .6
TOTAL1703100.0
92) Do you strongly favor, favor, oppose, or strongly oppose using American military force to maintain order in Haiti? (HAITIMIL)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly favor 7.1
2) Favor 35.4
3) Oppose 33.1
4) Strongly oppose 11.6
9) Don't know/Refused 12.8
TOTAL1703100.0
93) And thinking about trade for a moment… In general, do you think that free trade agreements like NAFTA, and the World Trade Organization, have been a good thing or a bad thing for the United States? (FR_TRADE)
TOTAL%
1) Good thing 43.7
2) Bad thing 37.6
9) Don't know/Refused 18.7
TOTAL1703100.0
94) In deciding U.S. policies about trading with other countries, how much priority should be given to each of the following: First: protecting the jobs of American workers. Do you think this should have top priority, some priority or no priority at all in deciding U.S. trade policy? (TRADE_1)
TOTAL%
1) Top priority 79.3
2) Some priority 17.8
3) No priority at all 1.7
9) Don't know/Refused 1.2
TOTAL1703100.0
95) In deciding U.S. policies about trading with other countries, how much priority should be given to each of the following: Promoting and defending human and worker rights in other countries. Do you think this should have top priority, some priority or no priority at all in deciding U.S. trade policy? (TRADE_2)
TOTAL%
1) Top priority 31.7
2) Some priority 50.4
3) No priority at all 14.3
9) Don't know/Refused 3.6
TOTAL1703100.0
96) In deciding U.S. policies about trading with other countries, how much priority should be given to each of the following: Protecting the global environment. Do you think this should have top priority, some priority or no priority at all in deciding U.S. trade policy? (TRADE_3)
TOTAL%
1) Top priority 58.1
2) Some priority 36
3) No priority at all 3.8
9) Don't know/Refused 2.1
TOTAL1703100.0
97) In deciding U.S. policies about trading with other countries, how much priority should be given to each of the following: Keeping the American economy growing. Do you think this should have top priority, some priority or no priority at all in deciding U.S. trade policy? (TRADE_4)
TOTAL%
1) Top priority 79.7
2) Some priority 17.4
3) No priority at all 1.7
9) Don't know/Refused 1.3
TOTAL1703100.0
98) In deciding U.S. policies about trading with other countries, how much priority should be given to each of the following: Making sure that products are available in the U.S. at affordable prices. Do you think this should have top priority, some priority or no priority at all in deciding U.S. trade policy? (TRADE_5)
TOTAL%
1) Top priority 61.7
2) Some priority 32.6
3) No priority at all 4
9) Don't know/Refused 1.7
TOTAL1703100.0
99) On another subject… Some people say they are basically content with the federal government, others say they are frustrated, and others say they are angry. Which of these best describes how you feel? (CONT_GOV)
TOTAL%
1) Basically content 31.8
2) Frustrated 51.6
3) Angry 13
9) Don't know/Refused 3.6
TOTAL1703100.0
100) How much of the time do you think you can trust the government in Washington to do what is right: Just about always, most of the time, or only some of the time? (TRUSTGOV)
TOTAL%
1) Just about always 3.9
2) Most of the time 32.4
3) Only some of the time 58.6
4) Never 3.9
9) Don't know/Refused 1.2
TOTAL1703100.0
101) [ASK ONLY IF FORM= 1] How would you feel if you heard that someone had claimed government benefits they were not entitled to? Would you be very upset, just annoyed, would you approve, or wouldn't you care? (YOUFEEL1)
TOTAL%
1) Very upset 59
2) Just annoyed 34
3) Would approve .9
4) Wouldn't care 5.3
9) Don't know/Refused .8
Missing839 
TOTAL864100.0
102) [ASK ONLY IF FORM= 1] How would you feel if you heard that someone had gotten out of jury duty? Would you be very upset, just annoyed, would you approve, or wouldn't you care? (YOUFEEL2)
TOTAL%
1) Very upset 10.2
2) Just annoyed 26.2
3) Would approve 6.4
4) Wouldn't care 48.3
9) Don't know/Refused 8.9
Missing839 
TOTAL864100.0
103) [ASK ONLY IF FORM= 1] How would you feel if you heard that someone had not paid all the income taxes they owed? Would you be very upset, just annoyed, would you approve, or wouldn't you care? (YOUFEEL3)
TOTAL%
1) Very upset 39.8
2) Just annoyed 41.7
3) Would approve .7
4) Wouldn't care 15.7
9) Don't know/Refused 2
Missing839 
TOTAL864100.0
104) [ASK ONLY IF FORM= 2] How would you feel if you heard that someone had not paid all the income taxes they owed? Would you be very upset, just annoyed, would you approve, or wouldn't you care? (YOUFEEL4)
TOTAL%
1) Very upset 40.9
2) Just annoyed 37.5
3) Would approve 1
4) Wouldn't care 18
9) Don't know/Refused 2.5
Missing864 
TOTAL839100.0
105) [ASK ONLY IF FORM= 2] How would you feel if you heard that someone had avoided the military draft? Would you be very upset, just annoyed, would you approve, or wouldn't you care? (YOUFEEL5)
TOTAL%
1) Very upset 27.8
2) Just annoyed 35.1
3) Would approve 6.2
4) Wouldn't care 25.7
9) Don't know/Refused 5.2
Missing864 
TOTAL839100.0
106) [ASK ALL RESPONDENTS] In recent years, President Bush and Congress have made two major cuts in federal income tax rates. Do you approve or disapprove of these tax cuts? (TAXCUT1)
TOTAL%
1) Approve 53.2
2) Disapprove 37.8
9) Don't know/Refused 9
TOTAL1703100.0
107) Regardless of whether you favor or oppose the tax cuts, from what you know did the tax cuts significantly reduce the taxes you yourself pay or not? (TAXCUT2A)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 20.9
2) No 70.7
9) Don't know 8.4
TOTAL1703100.0
108) Regardless of whether you favor or oppose the tax cuts, from what you know did the tax cuts boost the economy and create jobs or not? (TAXCUT2B)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 27.4
2) No 60.5
9) Don't know 12.1
TOTAL1703100.0
109) Regardless of whether you favor or oppose the tax cuts, from what you know did the tax cuts force the government to reduce domestic spending or not? (TAXCUT2C)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 28.1
2) No 47.5
9) Don't know 24.4
TOTAL1703100.0
110) Regardless of whether you favor or oppose the tax cuts, from what you know did the tax cuts increase the federal budget deficit or not? (TAXCUT2D)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 50.4
2) No 27.3
9) Don't know 22.2
TOTAL1703100.0
111) On a completely different subject… Do you strongly favor, favor, oppose, or strongly oppose allowing gays and lesbians to marry legally? (GAYMAR1)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly favor 10
2) Favor 21.6
3) Oppose 23.6
4) Strongly oppose 35.6
9) Don't know/Refused 9.2
TOTAL1703100.0
112) Do you strongly favor, favor, oppose, or strongly oppose allowing gay and lesbian couples to enter into legal agreements with each other that would give them many of the same rights as married couples? (GAYRGHTS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly favor 16.4
2) Favor 32.8
3) Oppose 17.8
4) Strongly oppose 25.6
9) Don't know/Refused 7.4
TOTAL1703100.0
113) [ASK ONLY IF GAYMAR1= 3 or 4 ] There has been a proposal to change the U.S. Constitution to ban gay marriage. Do you think amending the Constitution to ban gay marriage is a good idea, or a bad idea? (GAYMAR2)
TOTAL%
1) Good idea/favor Constitutional amendment 61.1
2) Bad idea/oppose Constitutional amendment 34.7
9) Don't know/Refused 4.3
Missing690 
TOTAL1013100.0
114) [ASK ONLY IF GAYMAR2= 2 'BAD IDEA'] Why do you think the Constitution should NOT be amended to ban gay marriage? [OPEN ENDED QUESTION; SEE VARIABLE AT END NAMED GAYMAR3B] (GAYMAR3)
TOTAL%
1) Answer given 91.3
9) Don't know/Refused 8.7
Missing1340 
TOTAL363100.0
115) [ASK ALL:] Now, a few questions about your religious affiliation… What is your religious preference — Protestant, Roman Catholic, Jewish, Muslim, Mormon, or an orthodox church such as the Greek or Russian Orthodox Church? (RELPREF)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant (include Baptist, Lutheran, Methodist, Presbyterian, Episcopalian, Pentecostal, Jehovah's Witness, Church of Christ, etc.) 56.2
2) Roman Catholic 25.3
3) Jewish 1.4
4) Mormon (include Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints) 1.6
5) Orthodox Church (Greek or Russian) .6
6) Islam/Muslim .3
7) Other religion (Specify) 2.5
8) No religion, not a believer, atheist, agnostic 9.6
9) Don't know/Refused 2.5
TOTAL1703100.0
116) [ASK ONLY IF RELPREF= 1, 2, 4, 5, 7, or 9] Would you describe yourself as a 'born again' or evangelical Christian, or not? (BORNAGN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, would 43
2) No, would not 52
9) Don't know/Refused 5
Missing188 
TOTAL1515100.0
117) [ASK ALL:] Aside from weddings and funerals, how often do you attend religious services: More than once a week, once a week, once or twice a month, a few times a year, seldom, or never? (ATTEND)
TOTAL%
1) More than once a week 12.8
2) Once a week 24.4
3) Once or twice a month 15.1
4) A few times a year 20.6
5) Seldom 15.3
6) Never 10.9
9) Don't know/Refused .9
TOTAL1703100.0
118) [ASK ONLY IF FORM= 1] Which of these statements comes closest to describing your feelings about the Bible? (BIBLE1)
TOTAL%
1) The Bible is the actual word of God and is to be taken literally, word for word. 40.2
2) The Bible is the word of God, but not everything in it should be taken literally, word for word. 40.9
3) The Bible is a book written by men and is not the word of God. 14
4) Other 1.3
9) Don't know/Refused 3.5
Missing839 
TOTAL864100.0
119) [ASK ONLY IF FORM= 2] Which of these statements comes closest to describing your feelings about the Bible? (BIBLE2)
TOTAL%
1) The Bible is a book written by men and is not the word of God. 11.6
2) The Bible is the word of God, but not everything in it should be taken literally, word for word. 43.3
3) The Bible is the actual word of God and is to be taken literally, word for word. 38.9
4) Other 1.2
9) Don't know/Refused 5
Missing864 
TOTAL839100.0
120) [ASK ALL:] Do you believe that Jesus Christ died on the cross, or not? (JESUSDIE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 91.5
2) No 4.4
9) Don't know/Refused 4.1
TOTAL1703100.0
121) Do you believe that Jesus rose from the dead, or not? (ROSEDEAD)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 82.9
2) No 11.2
9) Don't know/Refused 5.9
TOTAL1703100.0
122) Do you feel the Jews were responsible for Christ's death or not? (JEWSRESP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 26.4
2) No 60
9) Don't know/Refused 13.6
TOTAL1703100.0
123) Now, just a few questions for statistical purposes only… What is your age? (AGE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL170346.2918.40
124) What is the last grade or class that you completed in school? (EDUC)
TOTAL%
1) None, or grade 1-8 2.9
2) High school incomplete (Grades 9-11) 11.3
3) High school graduate (Grade 12 or GED certificate) 31.4
4) Business, Technical, or vocational school after high school 4.4
5) Some college, no 4-year degree 23.5
6) College graduate (B.S., B.A., or other 4-year degree) 15.5
7) Post-graduate training or professional schooling after college (e.g., toward a master's Degree or Ph.D.; law or medical school) 10.7
9) Don't know/Refused .2
TOTAL1703100.0
125) Are you, yourself, of Hispanic origin or descent, such as Mexican, Puerto Rican, Cuban, or some other Spanish background? (HISP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 10.4
2) No 89.2
9) Don't know/Refused .5
TOTAL1703100.0
126) (IF RESPONDENT ANSWERED 1 'HISPANIC' IN HISP, ASK: are you white Hispanic, black Hispanic, or some other race? IF NON-HISPANIC ASK:) What is your race? Are you white, black, Asian, or some other race? (RACE)
TOTAL%
1) White/White Hispanic 79.7
2) Black/Black Hispanic 11.6
3) Asian 2.1
4) Other or mixed race 5.4
9) Don't know/Refused 1.1
TOTAL1703100.0
127) Are you married, divorced, separated, widowed, or never been married? (MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Married 52
2) Divorced 13.8
3) Separated 3.3
4) Widowed 8.4
5) Never been married 22.2
9) Don't know/Refused .4
TOTAL1703100.0
128) Are you the parent or guardian of any children under 18 now living in your household? (PARENT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 38.3
2) No 61.5
9) Don't know/Refused .2
TOTAL1703100.0
129) Last year, that is in 2003, what was your total family income from all sources, before taxes? Just stop me when I get to the right category. (INCOME)
TOTAL%
1) Less than $10,000 8.1
2) $10,000 to under $20,000 10.9
3) $20,000 to under $30,000 13.2
4) $30,000 to under $40,000 11.3
5) $40,000 to under $50,000 9.3
6) $50,000 to under $75,000 15
7) $75,000 to under $100,000 9.1
8) $100 to under $150,000 6.7
9) $150,000 or more 4.6
10) Don't know/Refused 11.8
TOTAL1703100.0
130) These days, many people are so busy they can't find time to register to vote, or move around so often they don't get a chance to re-register. Are you now registered to vote in your precinct or election district, or haven't you been able to register so far? (REGIST)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, registered 76.6
2) No, not registered 22.7
9) Don't know/Refused .7
TOTAL1703100.0
131) [ASK ONLY IF REGIST= 1 'YES'] Are you absolutely certain you are registered to vote, or is there a chance your registration has lapsed because you moved or for some other reason? (REGICERT)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely certain 94.6
2) Chance registration has lapsed 4.6
9) Don't know/Refused .8
Missing330 
TOTAL1373100.0
132) In politics today, do you consider yourself a Republican, Democrat or Independent? (PARTY)
TOTAL%
1) Republican 27.1
2) Democrat 34.6
3) Independent 31.9
4) No Preference 3.8
5) Other .1
9) Don't know/Refused 2.4
TOTAL1703100.0
133) [ASK ONLY IF PARTY= 3 'INDEPENDENT' OR 4 'NO PREFERENCE' OR 5 'OTHER' OR 9 'DON'T KNOW/REFUSED'] As of today do you lean more to the Republican Party or more to the Democratic Party? (PARTY2)
TOTAL%
1) Republican 29.3
2) Democrat 43
9) Other/Don't know/Refused 27.7
Missing1061 
TOTAL642100.0
134) In general, would you describe your political views as: Very conservative, conservative, moderate, liberal, or very liberal (POLVIEW2)
TOTAL%
1) Very conservative 6.5
2) Conservative 28.3
3) Moderate 41.3
4) Liberal 15.3
5) Very liberal 5.1
9) Don't know/Refused 3.4
TOTAL1703100.0
135) In the 2000 presidential election, did things come up which kept you from voting, or did you happen to vote? [IF VOTED, ASK:] Did you vote for Gore, Bush, Nader or Buchanan? (PVOTE00)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, Gore 29.7
2) Yes, Bush 31.9
3) Yes, Nader 1.3
4) Yes, Buchanan 1
5) Yes, other candidate 1.3
6) Yes, don't remember which candidate 1.3
7) No, didn't vote/Too young 30.9
8) Don't remember if voted .6
9) Refused 2
TOTAL1703100.0
136) How often would you say you vote: Always, nearly always, part of the time, or seldom (OFTVOTE)
TOTAL%
1) Always 42.1
2) Nearly always 25.7
3) Part of the time 11.5
4) Seldom 12.4
5) Never vote 7.4
6) Other response .5
9) Don't know/Refused .4
TOTAL1703100.0
137) Do you own or rent your home? (OWNRENT)
TOTAL%
1) Own 65.9
2) Rent 29.3
3) Other arrangement 4.1
9) Don't know/Refused .7
TOTAL1703100.0
138) Are you now employed full-time, part-time or not employed? (EMPLOY)
TOTAL%
1) Full-time 50.9
2) Part-time 12
3) Not employed 36.8
9) Don't know/Refused .3
TOTAL1703100.0
139) [ASK ONLY IF MARITAL=1 'MARRIED'] Is your spouse now employed full-time, part-time or not employed? (EMPLOYSP)
TOTAL%
1) Full-time 59.2
2) Part-time 8.5
3) Not employed 32
9) Don't know/Refused .2
Missing784 
TOTAL919100.0
140) Are you yourself [IF RESPONDENT IS MARRIED ADD 'or is your husband/wife'] a veteran of the armed services? (VETERAN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, respondent 13.4
2) Yes, spouse 6.9
3) Yes, both .7
4) Yes, respondent still active/in the reserves .4
5) Yes, spouse still active/in the reserves .2
6) Yes, both still active/in the reserves .1
7) No 78.2
9) Don't know/Refused .2
TOTAL1703100.0
141) Are you (IF RESPONDENT IS MARRIED ADD 'or is your spouse') a member of a labor union? (LABUNION)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, respondent is 7.3
2) Yes, spouse is 3.8
3) Yes, both 1.6
4) No, Neither are 86.9
9) Don't know/Refused .4
TOTAL1703100.0
142) Which of the following best describes the place where you now live: a large city, a suburb near a large city, a small city or town, or a rural area? (CITYSIZE)
TOTAL%
1) A large city 21.4
2) A suburb near a large city 22.7
3) A small city or town 35.8
4) A rural area 19.2
9) Don't know/Refused 1
TOTAL1703100.0
143) What is your zipcode? (ZIPCODE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL170350671.6730044.82
144) [Those who responded 'Other' to variable named RELPREF: 'A few questions about your religious affiliation… What is your religious preference — Protestant, Roman Catholic, Jewish, Muslim, Mormon, or an orthodox church such as the Greek or Russian Orthodox Church?'] (RELOTH)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL39
145) [Open-ended responses to variable named GAYMAR3: 'Why do you think the Constitution should NOT be amended to ban gay marriage?'] (GAYMAR3B)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL345
146) [Categorized open-ended responses to GAYMAR3: 'Why do you think the Constitution should NOT be amended to ban gay marriage?'] (GAYMAR3C)
TOTAL%
1) Let the states handle it / Other ways to address 9.7
2) Gay marriage is not a Constitutional issue 6.5
4) Trivial / Not that important / Other priorities 8.1
5) Leave Constitution alone / the way founders wrote it / Stable document 18.9
7) Would open door to other changes 5
8) Wouldn't work / People will do what they want anyway 2.3
9) Just oppose / Not necessary 10.8
10) Government should stay out / favor individual rights (even though personally opposed to gay marriage) 14.7
19) Other 10
20) Opposed to gay marriage (misunderstood question) 13.9
Missing1365 
TOTAL338100.0
147) State (STATE)
TOTAL%
1) Alabama 1.8
4) Arizona 1.8
5) Arkansas .5
6) California 10.1
8) Colorado 1.6
9) Connecticut 1.6
10) Delaware .2
11) District of Columbia .2
12) Florida 5.7
13) Georgia 2.2
16) Idaho .6
17) Illinois 3.4
18) Indiana 2.5
19) Iowa 1.4
20) Kansas 1.2
21) Kentucky 1.6
22) Louisiana 1.3
23) Maine .8
24) Maryland 2.2
25) Massachusetts 2.1
26) Michigan 3.2
27) Minnesota 1.4
28) Mississippi 1
29) Missouri 2.6
30) Montana .3
31) Nebraska .7
32) Nevada .5
33) New Hampshire .4
34) New Jersey 2.3
35) New Mexico .5
36) New York 6.4
37) North Carolina 2.8
38) North Dakota .1
39) Ohio 4.6
40) Oklahoma 1.6
41) Oregon 2.2
42) Pennsylvania 5.3
44) Rhode Island .4
45) South Carolina 1.9
46) South Dakota .4
47) Tennessee 2.5
48) Texas 6.2
49) Utah .7
50) Vermont .2
51) Virginia 3.2
53) Washington 2.2
54) West Virginia 1
55) Wisconsin 1.9
56) Wyoming .2
TOTAL1703100.0
148) [Combination of variables VOTENOW1 from Form 1 and VOTENOW4 from Form 2.] (VOTE_BKN)
TOTAL%
1) Bush 40.1
2) Kerry 45.9
3) Nader 4.3
4) Other 1.1
9) DK/Ref 8.6
TOTAL1703100.0
149) [Combination of variables LEANNOW1 from Form 1 and LEANNOW4 from Form 2.] (LEAN_BKN)
TOTAL%
1) Bush 11.9
2) Kerry 21.3
3) Nader 2.5
4) Other 8.4
9) DK/Ref 55.9
Missing1549 
TOTAL154100.0
150) [Combination of variables VOTENOW2 from Form 1 and VOTENOW3 from Form 2.] (VOTE_BK)
TOTAL%
1) Bush 41
2) Kerry 50.1
3) Other 1.3
9) DK/Ref 7.7
TOTAL1703100.0
151) [Combination of variables LEANNOW2 from Form 1 and LEANNOW3 from Form 2.] (LEAN_BK)
TOTAL%
1) Bush 10.2
2) Kerry 21.4
3) Other 8.2
9) DK/Ref 60.2
Missing1554 
TOTAL149100.0
152) 2004 Vote preference (SWING)
TOTAL%
1) Bush, no chance Kerry 30.1
2) Kerry, no chance Bush 41.2
3) Bush, lean Bush chance Kerry 11.8
4) Kerry, lean Kerry chance Bush 10.9
5) Undecided 6.1
TOTAL1703100.0
153) Recoded age (RECAGE)
TOTAL%
1) 18-24 12
2) 25-34 17.8
3) 35-44 20.7
4) 45-54 19.1
5) 55-64 12.9
6) 65+ 16.2
9) Refused 1.2
TOTAL1703100.0
154) Recoded education (RECEDUC)
TOTAL%
1) Less than high school 14.3
2) High school graduate 35.8
3) Some college 23.5
4) College+ 26.2
9) Refused .2
TOTAL1703100.0
155) Race/ethnicity (RACETHN)
TOTAL%
1) White, not Hispanic 72.7
2) Black, not Hispanic 10.8
3) Hispanic 10.4
4) Other 5.5
9) DK/Refused .5
TOTAL1703100.0
156) WEIGHT (WEIGHT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL17031.9320.748
157) ATTEMPT (ATTEMPT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL17032.892.32
158) In politics today, do you consider yourself a Republican, Democrat or Independent? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-PARTYID)
TOTAL%
1) Republican 29
2) Democrat 36.9
3) Independent 34.1
Missing100 
TOTAL1603100.0
159) [ASK ALL:] Aside from weddings and funerals, how often do you attend religious services: More than once a week, once a week, once or twice a month, a few times a year, seldom, or never? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-ATTEND)
TOTAL%
1) More than once a week 12.9
2) Once a week 24.6
3) Once or twice a month 15.2
4) A few times a year 20.8
5) Seldom 15.5
6) Never 11
Missing16 
TOTAL1687100.0
160) Recoded age (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-AGE)
TOTAL%
1) 18-24 12.2
2) 25-34 18
3) 35-44 21
4) 45-54 19.3
5) 55-64 13.1
6) 65+ 16.4
Missing20 
TOTAL1683100.0
161) Recoded education (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-EDUC)
TOTAL%
1) Less than high school 14.3
2) High school graduate 35.9
3) Some college 23.5
4) College+ 26.3
Missing4 
TOTAL1699100.0
162) Last year, that is in 2003, what was your total family income from all sources, before taxes? Just stop me when I get to the right category. (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-INCOME)
TOTAL%
1) Less than $20,000 21.6
3) $20,000 to under $30,000 15
4) $30,000 to under $50,000 23.3
6) $50,000 to under $75,000 17
7) $75,000 to under $100,000 10.3
8) $100,000 or more 12.8
Missing215 
TOTAL1488100.0
163) Race/ethnicity (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-RACE)
TOTAL%
1) White, not Hispanic 73.1
2) Black, not Hispanic 10.9
3) Hispanic/Other 16
Missing9 
TOTAL1694100.0