Presbyterian Panel Survey, August 2006 - The Bible, Elders

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Q1BSTUDY

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) in connection with a group devoted specifically to Bible study?
  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 384 68.8% 68.8% -.56
Once or twice 118 21.1% 90% .6
A few times 23 4.1% 94.1% 1.77
Often, but not daily 28 5% 99.1% 2.93
At least daily 5 .9% 100% 4.09

Variable Comparisons


Age (I-AGE)

Under 40 40-49 50-64 65+ TOTAL
Never 73.3%
22
75.3%
61
72.8%
169
62.3%
129
69.3%
381
Once or twice 16.7%
5
16.0%
13
18.1%
42
26.1%
54
20.7%
114
A few times 6.7%
2
3.7%
3
3.9%
9
4.3%
9
4.2%
23
Often, but not daily 0.0%
0
4.9%
4
4.3%
10
6.3%
13
4.9%
27
At least daily 3.3%
1
0.0%
0
0.9%
2
1.0%
2
0.9%
5
TOTAL 100.0%
30
100.0%
81
100.0%
232
100.0%
207

550


Household income (I-INCOME)

Less than $20,000 $20K-49,999 $50K-$99,999 $100K+ TOTAL
Never 71.4%
10
63.0%
80
69.9%
153
73.7%
115
69.4%
358
Once or twice 14.3%
2
23.6%
30
21.0%
46
17.3%
27
20.3%
105
A few times 7.1%
1
4.7%
6
4.6%
10
3.2%
5
4.3%
22
Often, but not daily 7.1%
1
7.9%
10
3.7%
8
4.5%
7
5.0%
26
At least daily 0.0%
0
0.8%
1
0.9%
2
1.3%
2
1.0%
5
TOTAL 100.0%
14
100.0%
127
100.0%
219
100.0%
156

516


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Democrat Independent Republican Other (specify) TOTAL
Never 71.5%
123
70.3%
71
66.2%
172
80.0%
8
68.9%
374
Once or twice 20.9%
36
19.8%
20
21.9%
57
10.0%
1
21.0%
114
A few times 4.1%
7
5.9%
6
3.5%
9
10.0%
1
4.2%
23
Often, but not daily 2.3%
4
3.0%
3
7.7%
20
0.0%
0
5.0%
27
At least daily 1.2%
2
1.0%
1
0.8%
2
0.0%
0
0.9%
5
TOTAL 100.0%
172
100.0%
101
100.0%
260
100.0%
10

543


Gender (I-GENDER)

Female Male TOTAL
Never 71.5%
213
66.9%
170
69.4%
383
Once or twice 18.8%
56
22.8%
58
20.7%
114
A few times 4.0%
12
4.3%
11
4.2%
23
Often, but not daily 4.7%
14
5.1%
13
4.9%
27
At least daily 1.0%
3
0.8%
2
0.9%
5
TOTAL 100.0%
298
100.0%
254

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Education (I-EDUC)

Less than High School High school diploma Some college, but no degree College Degree Advanced Degree TOTAL
Never 66.7%
2
65.4%
34
62.7%
52
71.5%
163
70.6%
132
69.3%
383
Once or twice 33.3%
1
23.1%
12
21.7%
18
17.5%
40
23.0%
43
20.6%
114
A few times 0.0%
0
1.9%
1
4.8%
4
5.3%
12
3.2%
6
4.2%
23
Often, but not daily 0.0%
0
7.7%
4
9.6%
8
4.8%
11
2.7%
5
5.1%
28
At least daily 0.0%
0
1.9%
1
1.2%
1
0.9%
2
0.5%
1
0.9%
5
TOTAL 100.0%
3
100.0%
52
100.0%
83
100.0%
228
100.0%
187

553