Mid-November Survey, 2001

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(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) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
More than once a week 16.5% 16.5%
Once a week 25.5% 42%
Once or twice a month 13.9% 55.9%
A few times a year 17.2% 73.1%
Seldom 16.2% 89.3%
Never 10.1% 99.4%
Don't know/Refused .7% 100.1%
Total N = 1500

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-64 65+ TOTAL
More than once a week 9.6% 8.3% 15.4% 20.0% 24.5% 16.3%
Once a week 19.7% 21.0% 27.5% 27.2% 30.6% 25.7%
Once or twice a month 13.3% 22.6% 14.8% 11.0% 9.0% 13.9%
A few times a year 16.5% 19.0% 17.4% 17.5% 15.5% 17.3%
Seldom 20.6% 18.3% 14.4% 17.7% 11.1% 16.4%
Never 20.0% 9.7% 9.8% 6.5% 9.4% 10.0%
Don't know/Refused 0.3% 1.2% 0.7% 0.2% 0.0% 0.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1479


Education (I-EDUC)

Less than high school High school graduate Some college College + TOTAL
More than once a week 19.5% 16.1% 18.1% 13.9% 16.5%
Once a week 17.4% 26.4% 22.9% 31.5% 25.6%
Once or twice a month 15.1% 13.1% 14.3% 13.6% 13.8%
A few times a year 17.9% 18.7% 16.0% 15.9% 17.2%
Seldom 12.8% 17.8% 16.6% 15.4% 16.2%
Never 15.6% 7.6% 12.0% 8.5% 10.0%
Don't know/Refused 1.5% 0.3% 0.0% 1.3% 0.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1495


Household income (I-INCOME)

Less than $20,000 $20,000 to under $40,000 $40,000 to under $75,000 $75,000 to under $100,000 $100,000 or more Don't know/Refused TOTAL
More than once a week 18.2% 13.4% 17.0% 14.2% 12.9% 21.6% 16.5%
Once a week 24.2% 24.5% 21.1% 29.3% 33.0% 27.3% 25.5%
Once or twice a month 12.9% 14.0% 15.9% 17.2% 15.0% 9.5% 13.9%
A few times a year 16.5% 18.4% 18.4% 16.7% 19.7% 13.3% 17.2%
Seldom 16.3% 17.5% 18.9% 14.2% 11.2% 14.4% 16.1%
Never 11.8% 11.4% 8.5% 7.5% 8.2% 11.0% 10.1%
Don't know/Refused 0.0% 0.6% 0.2% 0.8% 0.0% 2.9% 0.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1500


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
More than once a week 14.5% 18.3% 16.5%
Once a week 22.8% 27.9% 25.5%
Once or twice a month 12.6% 15.0% 13.9%
A few times a year 19.1% 15.4% 17.2%
Seldom 17.8% 14.6% 16.2%
Never 12.1% 8.3% 10.1%
Don't know/Refused 1.0% 0.4% 0.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
1500


Political ideology (I-POLITICS)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
More than once a week 21.7% 14.6% 12.0% 16.2%
Once a week 32.6% 24.8% 19.2% 25.7%
Once or twice a month 13.7% 16.2% 13.2% 14.4%
A few times a year 16.3% 15.8% 19.7% 17.2%
Seldom 11.3% 16.3% 21.1% 16.1%
Never 4.2% 11.7% 14.2% 9.9%
Don't know/Refused 0.3% 0.7% 0.5% 0.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1393


Region (I-REGION)

Northeast Midwest South West TOTAL
More than once a week 13.4% 14.0% 22.5% 11.9% 16.5%
Once a week 26.6% 28.4% 27.6% 17.8% 25.5%
Once or twice a month 15.8% 11.8% 15.5% 11.7% 13.9%
A few times a year 19.1% 15.1% 15.0% 21.5% 17.2%
Seldom 15.5% 19.8% 10.7% 21.8% 16.2%
Never 9.1% 10.3% 8.5% 13.7% 10.2%
Don't know/Refused 0.6% 0.6% 0.2% 1.7% 0.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1500


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Married Divorced or separated Widowed Never been married TOTAL
More than once a week 19.2% 12.5% 25.8% 8.8% 16.5%
Once a week 29.1% 18.3% 26.8% 21.3% 25.6%
Once or twice a month 13.4% 16.5% 13.6% 14.0% 14.0%
A few times a year 16.9% 17.0% 19.2% 17.4% 17.2%
Seldom 13.2% 22.3% 10.8% 21.9% 16.2%
Never 7.8% 12.3% 3.8% 16.3% 10.0%
Don't know/Refused 0.5% 1.0% 0.0% 0.3% 0.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1488


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Protestant Roman Catholic Other religion TOTAL
More than once a week 22.6% 10.2% 15.7% 18.0%
Once a week 26.2% 34.3% 19.4% 27.6%
Once or twice a month 15.5% 17.9% 8.9% 15.3%
A few times a year 15.4% 20.5% 20.6% 17.6%
Seldom 14.4% 12.4% 22.3% 14.9%
Never 5.6% 4.1% 13.1% 6.2%
Don't know/Refused 0.4% 0.5% 0.0% 0.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1355



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