Generation Next Survey, 2006

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ATTEND

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

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?
  1) More than once a week
  2) Once a week
  3) Once or twice a month
  4) A few times a year
  5) Seldom
  6) Never
  9) (VOL.) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
More than once a week 12.2% 12.2%
Once a week 23.2% 35.4%
Once or twice a month 15.4% 50.8%
A few times a year 19.5% 70.3%
Seldom 13.8% 84.1%
Never 14.3% 98.4%
(VOL.) Don't know/Refused 1.7% 100.1%
Total N = 1501

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-25 26-98 TOTAL
More than once a week 8.8% 12.7% 12.2%
Once a week 17.6% 24.2% 23.2%
Once or twice a month 17.4% 14.7% 15.1%
A few times a year 23.5% 18.8% 19.5%
Seldom 14.3% 13.9% 13.9%
Never 16.5% 13.9% 14.3%
(VOL.) Don't know/Refused 1.8% 1.8% 1.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
1490


Education (I-EDUC)

Less than high school High school graduate Technical, trade, or vocational school AFTER high school or some college College graduate TOTAL
More than once a week 13.6% 12.0% 12.3% 12.2% 12.3%
Once a week 18.7% 22.7% 22.8% 26.7% 23.3%
Once or twice a month 10.1% 12.0% 16.2% 20.8% 15.2%
A few times a year 21.9% 20.7% 18.0% 18.1% 19.5%
Seldom 17.1% 13.9% 14.3% 12.0% 13.9%
Never 15.5% 17.4% 14.1% 9.1% 14.1%
(VOL.) Don't know/Refused 3.2% 1.2% 2.2% 1.1% 1.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1497


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
More than once a week 10.3% 14.1% 12.3%
Once a week 21.1% 25.0% 23.1%
Once or twice a month 16.3% 14.5% 15.3%
A few times a year 22.9% 16.3% 19.4%
Seldom 12.8% 14.7% 13.8%
Never 14.9% 13.6% 14.2%
(VOL.) Don't know/Refused 1.7% 1.8% 1.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
1501


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Married Divorced or separated Widowed Never been married TOTAL
More than once a week 11.8% 11.4% 28.1% 7.6% 12.3%
Once a week 26.7% 17.1% 30.2% 16.2% 23.3%
Once or twice a month 18.0% 8.4% 6.8% 16.1% 15.2%
A few times a year 16.9% 24.3% 18.5% 23.1% 19.5%
Seldom 14.3% 10.1% 9.3% 16.5% 13.8%
Never 10.6% 28.0% 4.6% 18.8% 14.3%
(VOL.) Don't know/Refused 1.7% 0.7% 2.5% 1.7% 1.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1496


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Protestant Roman Catholic Other religion No religion, not a believer, atheist, agnostic TOTAL
More than once a week 18.9% 5.1% 14.8% 0.5% 12.5%
Once a week 24.3% 31.6% 25.0% 1.6% 23.5%
Once or twice a month 16.7% 18.5% 15.9% 3.5% 15.5%
A few times a year 18.0% 22.8% 23.9% 16.3% 19.6%
Seldom 12.2% 12.8% 11.7% 22.2% 13.6%
Never 9.6% 8.4% 7.6% 53.1% 14.6%
(VOL.) Don't know/Refused 0.3% 0.8% 1.1% 2.7% 0.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1465


Worship attendance (I-ATTEND)

More than once a week Once a week Once or twice a month A few times a year Seldom Never TOTAL
More than once a week 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 12.4%
Once a week 0.0% 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 23.6%
Once or twice a month 0.0% 0.0% 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 15.6%
A few times a year 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 19.8%
Seldom 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0% 0.0% 14.1%
Never 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0% 14.5%
(VOL.) Don't know/Refused 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1472


Political ideology (I-POLITICS)

Very conservative or conservative Moderate Liberal or very liberal TOTAL
More than once a week 17.4% 10.4% 5.1% 11.8%
Once a week 29.1% 23.9% 17.6% 24.4%
Once or twice a month 17.9% 14.8% 15.7% 16.1%
A few times a year 18.0% 19.6% 22.1% 19.6%
Seldom 10.4% 14.9% 19.3% 14.2%
Never 7.0% 14.6% 20.0% 13.1%
(VOL.) Don't know/Refused 0.1% 1.7% 0.2% 0.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1380



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