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QN34

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

As far as you know, is the typical Catholic Mass in the U.S. lively and exciting, or not?
  1) Yes, typical Mass is lively and exciting
  2) No, typical Mass is not lively and exciting
  8) Don't know
  9) Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Yes, typical Mass is lively and exciting 56.3% 56.3%
No, typical Mass is not lively and exciting 31% 87.3%
Don't know 12.2% 99.5%
Refused .5% 100%
Total N = 4016

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-29 30-39 40-54 55-64 65+ TOTAL
Yes, typical Mass is lively and exciting 52.5% 55.5% 55.2% 64.1% 66.1% 56.2%
No, typical Mass is not lively and exciting 35.0% 33.6% 31.6% 22.3% 17.7% 31.2%
Don't know 12.4% 10.5% 12.5% 13.3% 15.8% 12.3%
Refused 0.2% 0.4% 0.7% 0.3% 0.3% 0.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
3893


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Married Divorced Separated Widowed Never been married TOTAL
Yes, typical Mass is lively and exciting 57.6% 53.4% 61.8% 64.0% 52.0% 56.3%
No, typical Mass is not lively and exciting 29.8% 36.0% 29.1% 23.3% 33.9% 31.1%
Don't know 12.1% 10.6% 8.8% 12.8% 13.9% 12.2%
Refused 0.6% 0.0% 0.4% 0.0% 0.3% 0.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
3910


Region (I-REGION)

Northeast North Central South West TOTAL
Yes, typical Mass is lively and exciting 55.5% 54.1% 54.9% 58.2% 56.3%
No, typical Mass is not lively and exciting 29.8% 31.7% 31.9% 30.5% 31.0%
Don't know 14.2% 13.3% 12.7% 11.0% 12.2%
Refused 0.5% 0.9% 0.6% 0.4% 0.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
4016


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Yes, typical Mass is lively and exciting 54.7% 57.9% 56.3%
No, typical Mass is not lively and exciting 30.8% 31.3% 31.0%
Don't know 13.8% 10.6% 12.2%
Refused 0.7% 0.3% 0.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
4016


Education (I-EDUC)

Less than high school High school grad or GED Business, technical, or vocational school after high school Some college, no 4-year degree College graduate, post-graduate training or professional schooling after college TOTAL
Yes, typical Mass is lively and exciting 68.8% 55.2% 47.9% 37.6% 35.8% 55.7%
No, typical Mass is not lively and exciting 19.3% 32.3% 34.7% 49.4% 50.5% 31.6%
Don't know 11.5% 12.1% 17.4% 12.7% 13.0% 12.3%
Refused 0.4% 0.4% 0.0% 0.3% 0.8% 0.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
3837



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