News Interest Index, March 2004

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ATTEND

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

[ASK ALL:] 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 12.8% 12.8%
Once a week 24.4% 37.2%
Once or twice a month 15.1% 52.3%
A few times a year 20.6% 72.9%
Seldom 15.3% 88.2%
Never 10.9% 99.1%
Don't know/Refused .9% 100%
Total N = 1703

Variable Comparisons

Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
More than once a week 20.0% 9.8% 9.0% 12.5%
Once a week 31.7% 23.8% 18.1% 24.1%
Once or twice a month 14.6% 17.2% 13.4% 15.1%
A few times a year 14.8% 22.0% 25.2% 21.0%
Seldom 11.6% 13.4% 21.7% 15.7%
Never 6.9% 12.9% 12.1% 10.9%
Don't know/Refused 0.3% 0.8% 0.6% 0.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1603


Worship attendance (I-ATTEND)

More than once a week Once a week Once or twice a month A few times a year Seldom Never TOTAL
More than once a week 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 12.9%
Once a week 0.0% 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 24.6%
Once or twice a month 0.0% 0.0% 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 15.2%
A few times a year 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 20.8%
Seldom 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0% 0.0% 15.5%
Never 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0% 11.0%
Don't know/Refused 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1687


Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+ TOTAL
More than once a week 8.9% 7.4% 14.4% 13.2% 16.4% 16.9% 12.9%
Once a week 22.0% 17.1% 23.5% 26.7% 24.9% 31.5% 24.3%
Once or twice a month 18.0% 21.4% 14.4% 12.2% 12.0% 12.0% 15.0%
A few times a year 20.5% 23.8% 25.0% 21.0% 18.5% 12.9% 20.6%
Seldom 17.2% 15.0% 13.4% 16.9% 17.4% 14.1% 15.5%
Never 13.2% 14.0% 9.4% 9.4% 10.1% 11.1% 11.0%
Don't know/Refused 0.3% 1.4% 0.0% 0.6% 0.7% 1.5% 0.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1683


Education (I-EDUC)

Less than high school High school graduate Some college College+ TOTAL
More than once a week 11.7% 12.5% 12.5% 13.9% 12.8%
Once a week 23.2% 24.2% 22.0% 27.2% 24.3%
Once or twice a month 16.0% 13.7% 14.6% 16.9% 15.1%
A few times a year 18.1% 22.2% 22.5% 18.1% 20.6%
Seldom 16.2% 17.9% 14.9% 12.1% 15.4%
Never 12.8% 9.1% 13.1% 10.7% 11.0%
Don't know/Refused 1.9% 0.4% 0.4% 1.2% 0.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1699


Household income (I-INCOME)

Less than $20,000 $20,000 to under $30,000 $30,000 to under $50,000 $50,000 to under $75,000 $75,000 to under $100,000 $100,000 or more TOTAL
More than once a week 14.5% 11.1% 14.1% 10.5% 12.6% 11.1% 12.6%
Once a week 19.0% 20.3% 24.3% 31.0% 23.6% 22.9% 23.4%
Once or twice a month 15.9% 19.4% 13.5% 10.9% 18.9% 19.7% 15.8%
A few times a year 22.5% 17.1% 20.9% 20.6% 20.6% 24.0% 21.0%
Seldom 15.3% 18.9% 15.8% 14.4% 14.6% 13.5% 15.5%
Never 11.2% 12.9% 11.1% 12.3% 9.6% 7.8% 11.0%
Don't know/Refused 1.6% 0.5% 0.4% 0.2% 0.0% 1.1% 0.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1488


Race (I-RACE)

White, not Hispanic Black, not Hispanic Hispanic/Other TOTAL
More than once a week 12.4% 28.2% 4.4% 12.9%
Once a week 24.5% 26.8% 23.1% 24.5%
Once or twice a month 13.4% 14.2% 23.1% 15.0%
A few times a year 20.8% 17.9% 21.4% 20.5%
Seldom 17.5% 6.1% 11.8% 15.3%
Never 10.8% 5.6% 15.1% 10.9%
Don't know/Refused 0.6% 1.1% 1.1% 0.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1694



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