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Obama @100: The Crosstabs

One hundred days after taking office, Barack Obama continues to hold high public ratings, and at 69 percent approval in this week's Washington Post-ABC News poll, he edges out his recent predecessors.

George W. Bush was at 63 percent at this point in 2001, Bill Clinton at 59 percent in Post-ABC polls.

At the same time, Obama's approval rating is about on par with the average 100-day approval for all post-war presidents combined. Here's a look at how Obama fared among some key demographic and political groups in the new poll.

Q. Do you approve or disapprove of the way Barack Obama is handling his job as president? Do you approve/disapprove strongly or somewhat? (No opinion responses not shown.)

                   -- Approve ---   - Disapprove -
                   NET   Strongly   NET   Strongly
All                69       42      26       18

Democrat           93       68       4        2
Republican         36       14      59       43
Independent        67       34      28        9

Liberal Dem        96       78       *        0
Conserv. Rep       29       10      67       51

Liberal            94       69       1        1
Moderate           75       42      20       11
Conservative       46       24      51       38

Men                66       40      30       21
Women              72       44      23       15

White              62       33      33       23
Black              96       86       2        *

East               75       49      18       14
Midwest            70       40      27       18
South              66       40      30       20
West               69       41      27       20

Whites by region:
East               66       35      26       20
Midwest            66       35      32       21
South              56       29      38       25
West               62       35      34       25

18-29              76       42      19        8
30-39              74       40      23       16
40-49              69       41      29       21
50-64              69       46      26       19
65+                56       37      38       30

Non-college        69       41      26       17
College+           71       44      27       20

Among whites:
Non-college        59       30      35       23
College+           66       38      31       23

Household income:
<$50,000           73       46      23       16
$50,000+           67       38      29       19

Among whites:
<$50,000           63       34      32       23
$50,000+           61       33      34       23

Religion:
Wh. Evang. Prot.   46       19      45       34
Wh. Non-evang.
 Protestant        65       37      33       21
White Catholic     63       36      33       27
None               78       44      17        9

By Jon Cohen  |  April 29, 2009; 4:22 PM ET
Categories:  Post Polls  
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