Arts and Religion Survey, 1999

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GDPLSURE (Weighted by WEIGHT)

Here are several pairs of statements. For each pair, tell me which one comes closest to your own view.
  1) God Above All Wants Us To Avoid Worldly Pleasures
  2) God Above All Wants Us To Enjoy Life

Category Frequency Percentage Cumulative Percentage
God Above All Wants Us To Avoid Worldly Pleasures 70750 17.6% 17.6%
God Above All Wants Us To Enjoy Life 332109 82.4% 100%
Missing 79
* The number of missing cases reported above is unweighted. Missing cases are not displayed in tables below.

Variable Comparisons

Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
God Above All Wants Us To Avoid Worldly Pleasures 15.8%
29776
19.1%
40974
17.6%
70750
God Above All Wants Us To Enjoy Life 84.2%
158765
80.9%
173344
82.4%
332109
TOTAL 100.0%
188541
100.0%
214318

402859


Region (I-REGION)

East Midwest South West TOTAL
God Above All Wants Us To Avoid Worldly Pleasures 16.3%
15240
13.7%
13403
23.2%
30726
14.4%
11381
17.6%
70750
God Above All Wants Us To Enjoy Life 83.7%
78284
86.3%
84172
76.8%
101992
85.6%
67661
82.4%
332109
TOTAL 100.0%
93524
100.0%
97575
100.0%
132718
100.0%
79042

402859


Race (I-RACE)

White Black or African American Asian Other or mixed race TOTAL
God Above All Wants Us To Avoid Worldly Pleasures 14.4%
46298
35.4%
16693
18.5%
1354
25.4%
5729
17.6%
70074
God Above All Wants Us To Enjoy Life 85.6%
275462
64.6%
30421
81.5%
5964
74.6%
16812
82.4%
328659
TOTAL 100.0%
321760
100.0%
47114
100.0%
7318
100.0%
22541

398733


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Protestant Roman Catholic Jewish Other No Preference, Atheist, Agnostic TOTAL
God Above All Wants Us To Avoid Worldly Pleasures 20.3%
43928
10.5%
10780
0.0%
0
27.2%
8765
11.4%
4152
17.2%
67625
God Above All Wants Us To Enjoy Life 79.7%
171967
89.5%
92360
100.0%
5543
72.8%
23415
88.6%
32265
82.8%
325550
TOTAL 100.0%
215895
100.0%
103140
100.0%
5543
100.0%
32180
100.0%
36417

393175



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