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News Interest Index, Religion Overflow, July 2005 - Analysis

STEMIMP1 (Weighted by WEIGHT)

[ASK FORM 1 ONLY:] All in all, which is more important…
 PercentCumulative Percent
1) Conducting embryonic stem cell research that might result in new medical cures55.0%55.0%
2) Not destroying the potential life of human embryos involved in this research29.8%84.9%
9) Don't know/Refused15.2%100.0%
Missing751
Total Unweighted N = 751





Worship attendance (I-ATTEND)

 Once a week or moreOnce or twice a monthA few times a yearSeldomNeverMissingTotal
Conducting embryonic stem cell research that might result in new medical cures35.7%62.7%66.5%69.0%76.1%654.9%
Not destroying the potential life of human embryos involved in this research49.4%27.6%16.2%11.8%11.9%230.2%
Don't know/Refused14.9%9.7%17.3%19.3%11.9%514.9%
Missing3141021331167376413
Total 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%  
Total Unweighted N = 738

Education (I-EDUC)

 Some high school or high school graduate (Grade 12 or GED certificate)Technical school, some collegeCollege graduate (B.S., B.A., or other 4-year degree)Post-graduate training or professional schooling after college (e.g., toward a master's Degree or Ph. D.; law or medical school)MissingTotal
Conducting embryonic stem cell research that might result in new medical cures48.7%57.4%57.3%72.0%355.1%
Not destroying the potential life of human embryos involved in this research30.4%32.0%32.4%18.7%129.9%
Don't know/Refused20.9%10.6%10.3%9.3%215.1%
Missing24021217711175711
Total 100% 100% 100% 100%  
Total Unweighted N = 745

Gender (I-GENDER)

 MaleFemaleMissingTotal
Conducting embryonic stem cell research that might result in new medical cures57.1%53.0%055.0%
Not destroying the potential life of human embryos involved in this research25.8%33.6%029.9%
Don't know/Refused17.0%13.4%015.1%
Missing3573947510
Total 100% 100%  
Total Unweighted N = 751

Region (I-REGION)

 NortheastMidwestSouthWestMissingTotal
Conducting embryonic stem cell research that might result in new medical cures64.2%50.6%49.2%61.3%055.0%
Not destroying the potential life of human embryos involved in this research22.3%31.6%36.6%23.2%029.8%
Don't know/Refused13.5%17.7%14.2%15.6%015.2%
Missing1391782651697510
Total 100% 100% 100% 100%  
Total Unweighted N = 751

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