U.S. Religious Landscape Study, 2014

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QG3

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

Q.G3. Do you believe in reincarnation, that people will be reborn in this world again and again?
  1) Yes
  2) No
  8) Undesignated
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Yes 66.9% 66.9%
No 25.4% 92.3%
Undesignated 1.2% 93.5%
Don't know/Refused 6.5% 100%
Total N = 264

Variable Comparisons

Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Yes 57.0% 77.7% 67.1%
No 34.4% 15.7% 25.3%
Undesignated 1.6% 0.8% 1.2%
Don't know/Refused 7.0% 5.8% 6.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
264


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent No preference (VOL) Other party (VOL) TOTAL
Yes 50.0% 65.3% 70.9% 22.2% 88.9% 66.4%
No 50.0% 26.3% 20.5% 77.8% 0.0% 25.8%
Undesignated 0.0% 3.2% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 1.2%
Don't know/Refused 0.0% 5.3% 8.5% 0.0% 11.1% 6.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
261


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 78.0% 76.1% 72.1% 37.9% 55.2% 67.6%
No 16.0% 21.7% 23.5% 37.9% 34.5% 24.8%
Undesignated 0.0% 0.0% 1.5% 6.9% 0.0% 1.4%
Don't know/Refused 6.0% 2.2% 2.9% 17.2% 10.3% 6.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
233


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 33.3% 75.0% 72.5% 65.6% 58.5% 67.2%
No 66.7% 25.0% 18.8% 26.6% 30.2% 25.5%
Undesignated 0.0% 0.0% 2.5% 1.6% 0.0% 1.2%
Don't know/Refused 0.0% 0.0% 6.3% 6.3% 11.3% 6.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
262


Age (I-AGE)

Age 29 or younger 30-39 40-49 50-59 Age 60 or older TOTAL
Yes 74.7% 77.8% 70.4% 55.8% 51.1% 67.1%
No 21.7% 17.8% 25.9% 27.9% 37.8% 25.5%
Undesignated 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 2.3% 4.4% 1.2%
Don't know/Refused 3.6% 4.4% 3.7% 14.0% 6.7% 6.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
259



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