Muslim American Survey, 2007

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QE10_4

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

Is reading or listening to Koran daily very important to you, somewhat important to you, not too important to you, or not at all important?
  1) Very important
  2) Somewhat important
  3) Not too important to you
  4) Not at all important

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Very important 58.8% 58.8%
Somewhat important 23.8% 82.6%
Not too important to you 10.6% 93.2%
Not at all important 6.8% 100%
Total N = 1025

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
Very important 64.7% 58.1% 51.6% 38.2% 58.5%
Somewhat important 19.2% 30.6% 27.8% 29.4% 24.3%
Not too important to you 10.9% 8.0% 8.1% 18.4% 10.5%
Not at all important 5.2% 3.4% 12.4% 14.1% 6.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1007


Race (I-RACE)

White Black Asian Other or mixed race TOTAL
Very important 52.4% 72.2% 60.0% 51.1% 58.9%
Somewhat important 27.1% 18.7% 21.8% 27.5% 23.9%
Not too important to you 9.9% 7.9% 12.6% 13.8% 10.5%
Not at all important 10.6% 1.2% 5.6% 7.6% 6.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1007


Region (I-REGION)

Northeast Midwest South West TOTAL
Very important 61.7% 59.0% 61.7% 48.6% 58.8%
Somewhat important 20.6% 29.6% 22.6% 24.0% 23.8%
Not too important to you 12.8% 5.2% 10.9% 13.3% 10.6%
Not at all important 4.9% 6.2% 4.8% 14.1% 6.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1025


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Very important 58.0% 59.6% 58.8%
Somewhat important 22.9% 24.8% 23.8%
Not too important to you 12.5% 8.6% 10.6%
Not at all important 6.6% 6.9% 6.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
1025



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