Religion and Politics Survey Merged Data Set, 1994-1995

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MIRACLES

(Percentages are weighted by WEIGHT2; Total Ns reported are unweighted)

Typology W: Miracles by God -- 1) God performs miracles . . . 2) Miracles don't happen
  1) Agree strongly with statement number 1
  2) Agree not strongly with statement number 1
  3) Agree strongly with statement number 2
  4) Agree not strongly with statement number 2
  5) Neither/Both equally
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Agree strongly with statement number 1 73.6% 73.6%
Agree not strongly with statement number 1 10% 83.6%
Agree strongly with statement number 2 7.1% 90.7%
Agree not strongly with statement number 2 4.6% 95.3%
Neither/Both equally 1% 96.3%
Don't know/Refused 3.8% 100.1%
Total N = 9652

Variable Comparisons

Region (I-REGION)

Northeast Midwest South West TOTAL
Agree strongly with statement number 1 66.2% 76.7% 81.8% 63.7% 73.6%
Agree not strongly with statement number 1 12.4% 9.7% 7.0% 13.0% 10.0%
Agree strongly with statement number 2 8.7% 5.3% 4.9% 11.1% 7.1%
Agree not strongly with statement number 2 6.3% 4.1% 3.0% 6.1% 4.6%
Neither/Both equally 1.4% 0.7% 0.7% 1.2% 1.0%
Don't know/Refused 4.9% 3.5% 2.6% 4.8% 3.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
9652


Political party (I-POLPARTY)

Republican Democrat Independnt None TOTAL
Agree strongly with statement number 1 77.2% 75.7% 68.4% 79.5% 73.7%
Agree not strongly with statement number 1 10.7% 8.4% 11.4% 5.8% 10.1%
Agree strongly with statement number 2 4.8% 7.0% 9.3% 2.8% 7.1%
Agree not strongly with statement number 2 3.8% 4.3% 5.8% 2.0% 4.6%
Neither/Both equally 0.6% 1.0% 1.1% 2.0% 0.9%
Don't know/Refused 3.0% 3.6% 4.1% 7.9% 3.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
9529


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Married Divorced Separated Widowed Never been married TOTAL
Agree strongly with statement number 1 74.9% 74.8% 78.7% 79.5% 66.6% 73.6%
Agree not strongly with statement number 1 9.7% 9.2% 11.3% 5.0% 13.3% 10.0%
Agree strongly with statement number 2 6.1% 7.2% 3.5% 7.3% 9.9% 7.1%
Agree not strongly with statement number 2 4.5% 4.1% 3.4% 2.3% 6.1% 4.6%
Neither/Both equally 0.9% 1.4% 0.6% 0.8% 0.9% 1.0%
Don't know/Refused 3.8% 3.2% 2.5% 5.1% 3.2% 3.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
9610


Education (I-EDUCATN)

Less H.S. H.S.grad Smcol/Tech Coll.grad Post-grad TOTAL
Agree strongly with statement number 1 82.6% 78.9% 72.7% 62.8% 52.2% 73.7%
Agree not strongly with statement number 1 5.7% 8.3% 11.1% 14.7% 15.8% 10.0%
Agree strongly with statement number 2 5.6% 5.9% 6.5% 9.4% 13.4% 7.1%
Agree not strongly with statement number 2 2.3% 3.2% 4.8% 7.2% 11.2% 4.6%
Neither/Both equally 0.7% 0.5% 0.9% 1.2% 2.8% 0.9%
Don't know/Refused 3.2% 3.2% 3.9% 4.7% 4.7% 3.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
9595


Age (I-AGE)

18 - 29 years 30 - 39 years 40 - 49 years 50 - 64 years 65 and older TOTAL
Agree strongly with statement number 1 69.3% 73.2% 75.2% 77.0% 73.8% 73.5%
Agree not strongly with statement number 1 14.1% 11.5% 8.8% 8.4% 6.3% 10.1%
Agree strongly with statement number 2 9.0% 6.4% 6.3% 4.7% 9.2% 7.1%
Agree not strongly with statement number 2 5.5% 4.7% 5.3% 3.8% 3.4% 4.6%
Neither/Both equally 0.4% 1.1% 1.3% 1.2% 0.8% 0.9%
Don't know/Refused 1.8% 3.2% 3.2% 4.9% 6.4% 3.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
9534


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Protestant Catholic Jewish Other None TOTAL
Agree strongly with statement number 1 81.2% 73.5% 35.7% 75.2% 30.3% 73.8%
Agree not strongly with statement number 1 8.4% 12.6% 14.7% 7.5% 14.8% 10.0%
Agree strongly with statement number 2 3.9% 4.7% 24.9% 7.7% 32.5% 7.1%
Agree not strongly with statement number 2 3.1% 4.8% 11.5% 4.7% 13.0% 4.6%
Neither/Both equally 0.7% 0.6% 2.0% 1.6% 2.6% 0.9%
Don't know/Refused 2.8% 3.7% 11.2% 3.2% 6.9% 3.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
9474


Household income (I-INCOME)

Lt 20K 20K-29,999 30K-49,999 50K-74,999 75K & over TOTAL
Agree strongly with statement number 1 79.6% 76.4% 73.8% 68.8% 58.3% 73.8%
Agree not strongly with statement number 1 7.2% 9.3% 11.0% 12.9% 16.7% 10.4%
Agree strongly with statement number 2 6.3% 6.4% 7.5% 6.8% 10.4% 7.1%
Agree not strongly with statement number 2 3.0% 4.7% 4.3% 6.2% 8.3% 4.7%
Neither/Both equally 0.6% 0.4% 0.8% 1.1% 1.3% 0.8%
Don't know/Refused 3.2% 2.8% 2.6% 4.2% 5.1% 3.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
8776


Race (I-RACE)

White Black Asian Other/Mixed race TOTAL
Agree strongly with statement number 1 71.9% 90.9% 44.3% 74.1% 73.7%
Agree not strongly with statement number 1 10.9% 2.7% 15.7% 7.6% 10.0%
Agree strongly with statement number 2 7.4% 2.8% 25.0% 9.5% 7.1%
Agree not strongly with statement number 2 5.0% 1.4% 10.7% 4.5% 4.6%
Neither/Both equally 1.0% 0.4% 0.0% 0.6% 0.9%
Don't know/Refused 3.9% 1.8% 4.3% 3.7% 3.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
9555


Born again? (I-BORNAGN)

Yes No TOTAL
Agree strongly with statement number 1 92.6% 62.9% 74.4%
Agree not strongly with statement number 1 3.1% 14.4% 10.1%
Agree strongly with statement number 2 1.9% 9.5% 6.6%
Agree not strongly with statement number 2 1.2% 6.8% 4.6%
Neither/Both equally 0.2% 1.4% 0.9%
Don't know/Refused 1.0% 4.9% 3.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
9152


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Agree strongly with statement number 1 67.6% 79.1% 73.6%
Agree not strongly with statement number 1 11.7% 8.4% 10.0%
Agree strongly with statement number 2 9.4% 4.9% 7.1%
Agree not strongly with statement number 2 5.8% 3.5% 4.6%
Neither/Both equally 1.0% 0.9% 1.0%
Don't know/Refused 4.4% 3.2% 3.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
9652



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