National Survey of Family Growth - Wave 6 (2002) Male Respondent File

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RELIGION

Current religious affiliation
  1) No religion
  2) Catholic
  3) Protestant
  4) Other religions

Category Frequency Percentage Cumulative Percentage Z-Score
No religion 976 19.8% 19.8% -1.54
Catholic 1474 29.9% 49.7% -.44
Protestant 2024 41.1% 90.8% .67
Other religions 454 9.2% 100% 1.77

Variable Comparisons


Age (I-AGE)

15-17 years old 18-30 years old 31-45 years old TOTAL
No religion 18.0%
114
20.7%
468
19.4%
394
19.8%
976
Catholic 30.8%
195
29.8%
674
29.8%
605
29.9%
1474
Protestant 42.8%
271
40.1%
909
41.6%
844
41.1%
2024
Other religions 8.4%
53
9.4%
214
9.2%
187
9.2%
454
TOTAL 100.0%
633
100.0%
2265
100.0%
2030

4928


Education (I-EDUC)

Less than high school diploma or GED High school graduate (diploma or GED) Some college but no degree Associate's degree Bachelor's degree Graduate degree TOTAL
No religion 20.4%
279
19.3%
291
19.2%
184
17.3%
51
22.1%
123
19.4%
48
19.8%
976
Catholic 35.5%
485
28.2%
425
29.0%
278
29.8%
88
23.9%
133
26.2%
65
29.9%
1474
Protestant 36.8%
502
45.3%
683
41.8%
400
42.7%
126
39.0%
217
38.7%
96
41.1%
2024
Other religions 7.3%
99
7.2%
108
9.9%
95
10.2%
30
14.9%
83
15.7%
39
9.2%
454
TOTAL 100.0%
1365
100.0%
1507
100.0%
957
100.0%
295
100.0%
556
100.0%
248

4928


Race (I-RACE)

Black White Other TOTAL
No religion 16.0%
166
21.4%
708
17.4%
102
19.8%
976
Catholic 14.1%
146
32.5%
1075
43.1%
253
29.9%
1474
Protestant 60.7%
630
38.1%
1257
23.3%
137
41.1%
2024
Other religions 9.2%
96
8.0%
263
16.2%
95
9.2%
454
TOTAL 100.0%
1038
100.0%
3303
100.0%
587

4928


Religion (I-RELIGION)

No religion Catholic Protestant Other religions TOTAL
No religion 100.0%
976
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
19.8%
976
Catholic 0.0%
0
100.0%
1474
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
29.9%
1474
Protestant 0.0%
0
0.0%
0
100.0%
2024
0.0%
0
41.1%
2024
Other religions 0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
100.0%
454
9.2%
454
TOTAL 100.0%
976
100.0%
1474
100.0%
2024
100.0%
454

4928

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