U.S. Religious Knowledge Study, 2010

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BORN

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

Would you describe yourself as born-again or evangelical Christian, or not?
  1) Yes
  2) No
  8) Don't know
  9) Refused
  85) Undesignated

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Yes 46.4% 46.4%
No 48.9% 95.3%
Don't know 4.3% 99.6%
Refused .3% 99.9%
Undesignated .2% 100.1%
Total N = 2528

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-64 65+ TOTAL
Yes 36.4% 45.2% 47.2% 48.2% 49.3% 46.4%
No 54.8% 51.1% 50.1% 47.4% 45.2% 48.9%
Don't know 8.2% 3.0% 2.3% 4.0% 5.1% 4.2%
Refused 0.3% 0.7% 0.0% 0.2% 0.2% 0.3%
Undesignated 0.3% 0.0% 0.4% 0.2% 0.2% 0.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
2528


Region (I-REGION)

East Midwest South West TOTAL
Yes 27.6% 44.1% 57.1% 44.8% 46.4%
No 68.0% 50.3% 37.7% 52.0% 48.9%
Don't know 4.0% 5.0% 4.9% 2.3% 4.2%
Refused 0.0% 0.5% 0.1% 0.7% 0.3%
Undesignated 0.4% 0.0% 0.3% 0.2% 0.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
2526


Education (I-EDUC)

High school incomplete (Grades 9-11), None, or grade 1-8 High school graduate (Grade 12 or GED certificate) Some college, associate degree, no 4-year degree (or Technical, trade, or vocational school AFTER high school) College graduate (B.S., B.A., 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
Yes 47.0% 48.2% 49.9% 42.5% 33.5% 46.4%
No 44.9% 47.0% 45.8% 55.0% 62.1% 48.8%
Don't know 7.2% 4.4% 4.1% 2.4% 2.4% 4.3%
Refused 0.5% 0.3% 0.1% 0.0% 0.5% 0.3%
Undesignated 0.5% 0.1% 0.1% 0.0% 1.5% 0.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
2512


Political ideology (I-POLITICS)

Very conservative Conservative Moderate Liberal Very liberal TOTAL
Yes 63.1% 54.0% 41.3% 39.9% 35.8% 47.5%
No 33.6% 42.0% 54.8% 57.1% 57.7% 48.7%
Don't know 2.9% 3.7% 3.7% 1.9% 4.9% 3.4%
Refused 0.4% 0.3% 0.1% 0.5% 0.0% 0.3%
Undesignated 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.5% 1.6% 0.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
2357


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Protestant Catholic Other religion Atheist/Agnostic Unaffiliated-Nothing in particular TOTAL
Yes 60.2% 18.5% 20.4% 0.0% 0.0% 46.4%
No 34.7% 77.9% 70.4% 0.0% 0.0% 48.9%
Don't know 4.5% 3.6% 7.4% 0.0% 0.0% 4.3%
Refused 0.3% 0.0% 1.9% 0.0% 0.0% 0.3%
Undesignated 0.3% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
2499



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