Four-State Church Involvement Study, 1988

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MEDITATE

Do you practice any meditation techniques, like those taught by Transcendental Meditation, Zen, the Divine Light Mission, or others?
  1) Yes
  2) No

Category Frequency Percentage Cumulative Percentage Z-Score
Yes 337 12.9% 12.9% -2.6
No 2277 87.1% 100% .39

Variable Comparisons


State (I-STATE)

North Carolina California Ohio Massachusetts TOTAL
Yes 6.4%
41
20.8%
136
11.2%
74
13.2%
86
12.9%
337
No 93.6%
604
79.2%
519
88.8%
587
86.8%
567
87.1%
2277
TOTAL 100.0%
645
100.0%
655
100.0%
661
100.0%
653

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Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Yes 14.8%
166
11.5%
171
12.9%
337
No 85.2%
958
88.5%
1317
87.1%
2275
TOTAL 100.0%
1124
100.0%
1488

2612


Age (I-AGE)

<40 40-49 50-59 60 & over TOTAL
Yes 11.0%
62
13.5%
92
13.6%
132
12.8%
50
12.9%
336
No 89.0%
500
86.5%
587
86.4%
842
87.2%
342
87.1%
2271
TOTAL 100.0%
562
100.0%
679
100.0%
974
100.0%
392

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Religion (I-RELIGION)

Protestant Catholic Jewish Other TOTAL
Yes 9.2%
133
13.5%
95
22.0%
11
23.9%
98
12.9%
337
No 90.8%
1315
86.5%
607
78.0%
39
76.1%
312
87.1%
2273
TOTAL 100.0%
1448
100.0%
702
100.0%
50
100.0%
410

2610


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Married Widowed Divorced Separated Never married TOTAL
Yes 10.0%
174
10.0%
7
19.2%
62
22.4%
15
18.3%
76
12.8%
334
No 90.0%
1561
90.0%
63
80.8%
261
77.6%
52
81.7%
340
87.2%
2277
TOTAL 100.0%
1735
100.0%
70
100.0%
323
100.0%
67
100.0%
416

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Race (I-RACE)

White Black Hispanic Am.Indian Other TOTAL
Yes 12.1%
272
13.6%
27
13.8%
8
23.3%
7
24.2%
15
12.7%
329
No 87.9%
1967
86.4%
172
86.2%
50
76.7%
23
75.8%
47
87.3%
2259
TOTAL 100.0%
2239
100.0%
199
100.0%
58
100.0%
30
100.0%
62

2588


Political ideology (I-IDEOLOGY)

Extremely liberal Liberal Moderate Conservative Extremely conservative TOTAL
Yes 22.6%
14
19.4%
103
12.9%
134
8.2%
59
8.8%
7
13.0%
317
No 77.4%
48
80.6%
429
87.1%
907
91.8%
657
91.3%
73
87.0%
2114
TOTAL 100.0%
62
100.0%
532
100.0%
1041
100.0%
716
100.0%
80

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