Presbyterian Panel Survey, August 2006 - The Bible, Elders

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Q1FAMILY

Please take a few moments to think back over the last week. In that period of seven days�and that period only�how often did you read the Bible or hear the Bible read (excluding during worship services) with family?
  1) Never
  2) Once or twice
  3) A few times
  4) Often, but not daily
  5) At least daily

Category Frequency Percentage Cumulative Percentage Z-Score
Never 392 72.5% 72.5% -.52
Once or twice 93 17.2% 89.6% .66
A few times 30 5.5% 95.2% 1.83
Often, but not daily 19 3.5% 98.7% 3.01
At least daily 7 1.3% 100% 4.18

Variable Comparisons


Age (I-AGE)

Under 40 40-49 50-64 65+ TOTAL
Never 76.7%
23
65.4%
53
77.3%
174
69.0%
136
72.4%
386
Once or twice 16.7%
5
25.9%
21
14.2%
32
17.3%
34
17.3%
92
A few times 6.7%
2
2.5%
2
4.9%
11
7.1%
14
5.4%
29
Often, but not daily 0.0%
0
4.9%
4
2.7%
6
4.6%
9
3.6%
19
At least daily 0.0%
0
1.2%
1
0.9%
2
2.0%
4
1.3%
7
TOTAL 100.0%
30
100.0%
81
100.0%
225
100.0%
197

533


Household income (I-INCOME)

Less than $20,000 $20K-49,999 $50K-$99,999 $100K+ TOTAL
Never 75.0%
9
64.7%
77
76.0%
165
71.4%
110
71.9%
361
Once or twice 8.3%
1
23.5%
28
14.3%
31
18.8%
29
17.7%
89
A few times 8.3%
1
5.9%
7
6.5%
14
3.9%
6
5.6%
28
Often, but not daily 8.3%
1
4.2%
5
2.3%
5
4.5%
7
3.6%
18
At least daily 0.0%
0
1.7%
2
0.9%
2
1.3%
2
1.2%
6
TOTAL 100.0%
12
100.0%
119
100.0%
217
100.0%
154

502


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Democrat Independent Republican Other (specify) TOTAL
Never 78.1%
132
73.0%
73
68.0%
168
80.0%
8
72.4%
381
Once or twice 14.2%
24
17.0%
17
19.8%
49
10.0%
1
17.3%
91
A few times 6.5%
11
5.0%
5
4.9%
12
10.0%
1
5.5%
29
Often, but not daily 0.6%
1
5.0%
5
4.9%
12
0.0%
0
3.4%
18
At least daily 0.6%
1
0.0%
0
2.4%
6
0.0%
0
1.3%
7
TOTAL 100.0%
169
100.0%
100
100.0%
247
100.0%
10

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Gender (I-GENDER)

Female Male TOTAL
Never 78.2%
223
65.6%
164
72.3%
387
Once or twice 14.4%
41
20.8%
52
17.4%
93
A few times 3.5%
10
7.6%
19
5.4%
29
Often, but not daily 2.8%
8
4.4%
11
3.6%
19
At least daily 1.1%
3
1.6%
4
1.3%
7
TOTAL 100.0%
285
100.0%
250

535


Education (I-EDUC)

Less than High School High school diploma Some college, but no degree College Degree Advanced Degree TOTAL
Never 50.0%
1
75.5%
37
67.5%
54
69.8%
157
77.2%
139
72.4%
388
Once or twice 50.0%
1
12.2%
6
25.0%
20
18.7%
42
13.3%
24
17.4%
93
A few times 0.0%
0
12.2%
6
3.8%
3
5.3%
12
4.4%
8
5.4%
29
Often, but not daily 0.0%
0
0.0%
0
3.8%
3
4.4%
10
3.3%
6
3.5%
19
At least daily 0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
1.8%
4
1.7%
3
1.3%
7
TOTAL 100.0%
2
100.0%
49
100.0%
80
100.0%
225
100.0%
180

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