U.S. Religious Landscape Survey - Continental Dataset

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Q35

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

Do you think there is a heaven, where people who have led good lives are eternally rewarded?
  1) Yes
  2) No
  3) Other (Vol.)
  9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.)

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Yes 73.8% 73.8%
No 16.8% 90.6%
Other (Vol.) 3.3% 93.9%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 6% 99.9%
Total N = 35556

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-29 30-39 40-49 50-64 65 and older TOTAL
Yes 74.0% 74.0% 76.0% 72.1% 74.4% 74.0%
No 18.3% 17.0% 15.7% 18.2% 14.6% 16.9%
Other (Vol.) 2.8% 3.5% 3.4% 3.3% 3.6% 3.3%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 4.9% 5.6% 4.8% 6.3% 7.4% 5.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
34695


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Yes 69.4% 78.0% 73.8%
No 20.9% 13.1% 16.8%
Other (Vol.) 3.3% 3.3% 3.3%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 6.5% 5.7% 6.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
35556


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent No preference (Vol.) Other party (Vol.) TOTAL
Yes 81.5% 74.3% 68.7% 70.0% 57.3% 74.0%
No 10.4% 17.4% 21.6% 17.1% 30.9% 17.0%
Other (Vol.) 4.5% 2.4% 2.9% 5.1% 4.5% 3.3%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 3.6% 5.9% 6.7% 7.7% 7.3% 5.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
34102


Household income (I-INCOME)

Less than $30,000 $30,000 to under $50,000 $50,000 to under $75,000 $75,000 to under $100,000 $100,000 to under $150,000 $150,000 or more TOTAL
Yes 79.0% 75.9% 73.4% 71.8% 68.6% 61.4% 74.1%
No 12.9% 15.7% 18.1% 20.1% 22.4% 27.4% 17.4%
Other (Vol.) 2.8% 3.5% 3.4% 3.6% 3.6% 3.4% 3.3%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 5.3% 5.0% 5.1% 4.5% 5.4% 7.8% 5.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
29435


Education (I-EDUC)

Less than high school graduate High school graduate (Grade 12 or GED certificate) Technical, trade, or vocational school AFTER high school Some college, no 4-year degree (including associate degree) 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 80.2% 79.1% 75.4% 74.2% 68.6% 56.8% 73.9%
No 11.2% 12.7% 14.2% 16.7% 21.1% 31.2% 16.9%
Other (Vol.) 2.4% 2.8% 4.0% 3.5% 4.0% 4.3% 3.3%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 6.2% 5.3% 6.3% 5.6% 6.3% 7.6% 5.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
35298



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