U.S. Religious Landscape Study, 2014

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QI4C

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

Q.I4c. And how often do you feel a strong sense of gratitude or thankfulness - would you say at least once a week, once or twice a month, several times a year, seldom, or never?
  1) At least once a week
  2) Once or twice a month
  3) Several times a year
  4) Seldom
  5) Never
  9) (VOL) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
At least once a week 78% 78%
Once or twice a month 9.8% 87.8%
Several times a year 5.5% 93.3%
Seldom 3.9% 97.2%
Never 1.8% 99%
(VOL) Don't know/Refused 1% 100%
Total N = 35071

Variable Comparisons

Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
At least once a week 71.5% 84.0% 78.0%
Once or twice a month 12.0% 7.7% 9.8%
Several times a year 7.2% 3.9% 5.5%
Seldom 5.4% 2.5% 3.9%
Never 2.8% 1.0% 1.8%
(VOL) Don't know/Refused 1.1% 0.9% 1.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
35071


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent No preference (VOL) Other party (VOL) TOTAL
At least once a week 82.5% 77.1% 76.2% 77.2% 80.2% 78.0%
Once or twice a month 8.6% 10.6% 10.3% 8.1% 10.2% 9.9%
Several times a year 4.2% 5.9% 6.0% 6.5% 2.0% 5.5%
Seldom 2.8% 3.7% 4.6% 3.8% 4.4% 3.9%
Never 1.2% 1.7% 2.2% 2.6% 1.7% 1.8%
(VOL) Don't know/Refused 0.7% 1.0% 0.7% 1.7% 1.4% 0.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
34112


Household income (I-INCOME)

Less than $20,000 20 to under $40,000 50 to under $75,000 75 to under $100,000 $100,000 or more TOTAL
At least once a week 76.3% 78.1% 78.9% 78.5% 78.3% 78.0%
Once or twice a month 8.4% 9.5% 10.2% 11.9% 11.0% 10.0%
Several times a year 6.5% 5.5% 5.3% 5.1% 5.7% 5.7%
Seldom 4.9% 4.5% 3.5% 3.4% 3.0% 3.9%
Never 2.8% 1.8% 1.4% 0.8% 1.5% 1.7%
(VOL) Don't know/Refused 1.2% 0.6% 0.6% 0.3% 0.6% 0.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
30490


Education (I-EDUC)

High school incomplete or less than high school (no diploma) High school graduate (grade 12 with diploma or GED certificate) Some college, no degree (includes some community college) or two-year associate degree from a college or university Four-year college or university degree/Bachelor's degree (e.g., BS, BA, AB) Some postgraduate or professional school or postgraduate or professional degree, including master's, doctorate, medical or law degree (e.g., MA, MS, PhD, MD, JD, graduate school) TOTAL
At least once a week 74.9% 75.0% 80.7% 79.0% 79.8% 78.0%
Once or twice a month 8.4% 9.8% 9.3% 11.3% 10.5% 9.8%
Several times a year 6.3% 6.3% 5.1% 5.0% 4.9% 5.5%
Seldom 5.0% 5.0% 3.2% 3.1% 2.9% 3.9%
Never 3.6% 2.7% 1.0% 1.0% 1.3% 1.8%
(VOL) Don't know/Refused 1.9% 1.2% 0.7% 0.7% 0.6% 1.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
34868


Age (I-AGE)

Age 29 or younger 30-39 40-49 50-59 Age 60 or older TOTAL
At least once a week 75.3% 77.2% 79.0% 80.3% 78.3% 77.9%
Once or twice a month 13.3% 10.6% 9.4% 8.2% 8.0% 9.9%
Several times a year 5.7% 5.8% 5.2% 5.7% 5.3% 5.5%
Seldom 3.2% 4.1% 4.1% 3.3% 4.6% 3.9%
Never 2.1% 1.5% 1.5% 1.6% 2.2% 1.8%
(VOL) Don't know/Refused 0.4% 0.8% 0.8% 0.9% 1.6% 0.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
34345



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