U.S. Religious Landscape Study, 2014

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QG1C

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

Q.G1c. [ASK IF BELIEVE IN GOD/UNIVERSAL SPIRIT] Which comes closest to your view of God? God is a person with whom people can have a relationship or God is an impersonal force?
  1) Yes
  2) No
  3) (VOL) Other
  9) (VOL) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Yes 64% 64%
No 29% 93%
(VOL) Other 4.2% 97.2%
(VOL) Don't know/Refused 2.8% 100%
Total N = 30789

Variable Comparisons

Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Yes 60.3% 67.3% 64.0%
No 32.9% 25.5% 29.0%
(VOL) Other 4.2% 4.3% 4.2%
(VOL) Don't know/Refused 2.6% 2.9% 2.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
30789


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent No preference (VOL) Other party (VOL) TOTAL
Yes 75.8% 60.4% 60.3% 60.3% 58.9% 64.3%
No 18.9% 32.4% 33.3% 27.2% 26.6% 28.9%
(VOL) Other 3.4% 4.1% 4.2% 7.2% 11.2% 4.2%
(VOL) Don't know/Refused 2.0% 3.1% 2.2% 5.2% 3.3% 2.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
29916


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
Yes 62.2% 64.2% 66.7% 65.8% 61.3% 64.0%
No 30.1% 30.0% 27.4% 28.7% 32.8% 29.7%
(VOL) Other 4.7% 3.3% 4.0% 3.7% 4.1% 4.0%
(VOL) Don't know/Refused 3.0% 2.5% 1.9% 1.8% 1.9% 2.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
26676


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
Yes 56.8% 66.7% 65.7% 62.3% 61.0% 64.1%
No 34.1% 26.7% 27.5% 30.5% 32.5% 28.9%
(VOL) Other 4.3% 3.6% 4.5% 4.8% 4.6% 4.2%
(VOL) Don't know/Refused 4.9% 3.0% 2.2% 2.4% 1.9% 2.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
30609


Age (I-AGE)

Age 29 or younger 30-39 40-49 50-59 Age 60 or older TOTAL
Yes 62.0% 59.9% 62.6% 66.7% 66.9% 64.0%
No 32.6% 33.7% 30.2% 26.5% 24.9% 29.1%
(VOL) Other 3.2% 4.5% 4.4% 4.5% 4.5% 4.2%
(VOL) Don't know/Refused 2.2% 1.9% 2.8% 2.3% 3.7% 2.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
30152



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