Muslim American Survey, 2007

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QE1

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

On average, how often do you attend the mosque or Islamic center for salah and Jum'ah prayer?
  1) More than once a week
  2) Once a week for Jum'ah prayer
  3) Once or twice a month
  4) A few times a year, especially for the Eid
  5) Seldom
  6) Never

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
More than once a week 17% 17%
Once a week for Jum'ah prayer 22.6% 39.6%
Once or twice a month 7.8% 47.4%
A few times a year, especially for the Eid 18% 65.4%
Seldom 16.1% 81.5%
Never 18.5% 100%
Total N = 1044

Variable Comparisons

Education (I-EDUC)

High school graduate or less Some college, no 4-year degree (including AA degree) or Technical, trade, or vocational school College graduate (BS, BA, or other 4-year degree) Post-graduate training or professional schooling after college (e.g.,toward a master's Degree or Ph.D., law or medical school) TOTAL
More than once a week 15.8% 18.5% 15.1% 13.5% 16.1%
Once a week for Jum'ah prayer 20.5% 26.6% 22.7% 25.9% 22.9%
Once or twice a month 6.4% 7.3% 12.7% 11.4% 8.0%
A few times a year, especially for the Eid 18.7% 17.8% 17.4% 19.4% 18.3%
Seldom 19.5% 11.8% 13.8% 13.2% 16.2%
Never 19.1% 18.1% 18.3% 16.6% 18.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1025


Race (I-RACE)

White Black Asian Other or mixed race TOTAL
More than once a week 11.2% 21.7% 14.4% 22.9% 16.4%
Once a week for Jum'ah prayer 16.3% 32.0% 30.8% 12.3% 22.6%
Once or twice a month 8.2% 7.2% 8.3% 8.8% 8.0%
A few times a year, especially for the Eid 21.2% 13.6% 22.3% 14.4% 18.4%
Seldom 17.1% 16.7% 14.0% 15.3% 16.1%
Never 26.1% 8.8% 10.1% 26.3% 18.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1024


Region (I-REGION)

Northeast Midwest South West TOTAL
More than once a week 15.2% 16.1% 19.0% 17.7% 17.0%
Once a week for Jum'ah prayer 26.8% 24.2% 25.3% 8.6% 22.6%
Once or twice a month 8.7% 10.2% 7.2% 4.5% 7.8%
A few times a year, especially for the Eid 20.0% 19.9% 17.2% 13.5% 18.0%
Seldom 14.8% 14.6% 14.8% 22.9% 16.1%
Never 14.5% 15.0% 16.5% 32.8% 18.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1044


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
More than once a week 22.3% 11.4% 17.0%
Once a week for Jum'ah prayer 25.5% 19.3% 22.6%
Once or twice a month 7.2% 8.5% 7.8%
A few times a year, especially for the Eid 17.4% 18.6% 18.0%
Seldom 14.6% 17.8% 16.1%
Never 13.0% 24.4% 18.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
1044



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