U.S. Religious Landscape Study, 2014

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CHILDREN

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

[ASK ALL:] Are you the parent/guardian of any children under 18 now living in your household? [IF YES, ASK: And may I ask how many? [RECORD NUMBER])
  0) No, not the parent/guardian of any children under 18 now living in household
  1) Parent of one child in household
  2) Parent of two children in household
  3) Parent of three children in household
  4) Parent of four or more children in household
  99) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
No, not the parent/guardian of any children under 18 now living in household 70.9% 70.9%
Parent of one child in household 11.8% 82.7%
Parent of two children in household 10.2% 92.9%
Parent of three children in household 4.4% 97.3%
Parent of four or more children in household 2.4% 99.7%
Don't know/Refused .4% 100.1%
Total N = 35071

Variable Comparisons

Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
No, not the parent/guardian of any children under 18 now living in household 73.8% 68.2% 70.9%
Parent of one child in household 10.1% 13.3% 11.8%
Parent of two children in household 9.6% 10.7% 10.2%
Parent of three children in household 4.0% 4.8% 4.4%
Parent of four or more children in household 2.1% 2.7% 2.4%
Don't know/Refused 0.4% 0.3% 0.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
35071


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent No preference (VOL) Other party (VOL) TOTAL
No, not the parent/guardian of any children under 18 now living in household 70.7% 73.2% 70.3% 65.8% 66.3% 71.0%
Parent of one child in household 11.2% 11.9% 11.4% 13.7% 15.1% 11.7%
Parent of two children in household 10.5% 9.4% 10.6% 10.9% 10.7% 10.2%
Parent of three children in household 4.8% 3.4% 4.6% 6.6% 4.1% 4.4%
Parent of four or more children in household 2.5% 1.9% 2.7% 2.5% 3.4% 2.4%
Don't know/Refused 0.3% 0.2% 0.4% 0.6% 0.3% 0.3%
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
No, not the parent/guardian of any children under 18 now living in household 71.1% 73.2% 70.4% 65.8% 63.7% 69.4%
Parent of one child in household 12.4% 11.3% 12.2% 13.5% 13.1% 12.4%
Parent of two children in household 8.9% 8.1% 10.0% 13.7% 15.7% 10.8%
Parent of three children in household 4.3% 4.4% 4.6% 4.5% 5.3% 4.6%
Parent of four or more children in household 3.2% 2.7% 2.5% 2.3% 1.9% 2.6%
Don't know/Refused 0.2% 0.2% 0.3% 0.1% 0.3% 0.2%
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
No, not the parent/guardian of any children under 18 now living in household 67.9% 75.7% 70.3% 67.2% 67.3% 70.9%
Parent of one child in household 11.9% 10.7% 12.3% 12.8% 11.7% 11.8%
Parent of two children in household 8.2% 7.9% 10.3% 12.7% 14.1% 10.2%
Parent of three children in household 6.9% 3.4% 4.6% 4.9% 4.1% 4.4%
Parent of four or more children in household 4.9% 2.0% 2.2% 2.1% 2.3% 2.4%
Don't know/Refused 0.3% 0.4% 0.3% 0.3% 0.4% 0.3%
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
No, not the parent/guardian of any children under 18 now living in household 78.0% 38.2% 45.1% 80.7% 95.9% 70.8%
Parent of one child in household 10.5% 17.6% 21.7% 11.9% 2.4% 11.8%
Parent of two children in household 7.3% 23.1% 20.6% 5.1% 1.0% 10.2%
Parent of three children in household 2.7% 13.1% 8.2% 1.4% 0.2% 4.5%
Parent of four or more children in household 1.4% 7.9% 4.0% 0.6% 0.3% 2.4%
Don't know/Refused 0.2% 0.1% 0.5% 0.3% 0.1% 0.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
34345



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