U.S. Religious Landscape Study, 2014

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QI2D

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

Q.I2d. [ASK IF CHRISTIAN (RELTRAD LESS THAN 50000):] Please tell me how often you do each of the following. How often do you speak or pray in tongues - [READ AS NECESSARY] 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
  8) Undesignated
  9) Don't know/refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
At least once a week 11.4% 11.4%
Once or twice a month 2.9% 14.3%
Several times a year 2.2% 16.5%
Seldom 6.7% 23.2%
Never 73.3% 96.5%
Undesignated .4% 96.9%
Don't know/refused 3.1% 100%
Total N = 25048

Variable Comparisons

Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
At least once a week 11.2% 11.5% 11.4%
Once or twice a month 2.9% 2.9% 2.9%
Several times a year 2.5% 2.1% 2.2%
Seldom 7.8% 5.8% 6.7%
Never 72.3% 74.1% 73.3%
Undesignated 0.4% 0.4% 0.4%
Don't know/refused 3.0% 3.2% 3.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
25048


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent No preference (VOL) Other party (VOL) TOTAL
At least once a week 9.7% 12.9% 11.1% 13.3% 4.0% 11.3%
Once or twice a month 2.4% 3.1% 3.2% 2.4% 1.3% 2.9%
Several times a year 1.5% 2.4% 2.7% 2.1% 0.7% 2.2%
Seldom 6.0% 6.8% 7.3% 5.7% 12.6% 6.7%
Never 78.0% 71.2% 72.3% 71.5% 76.8% 73.6%
Undesignated 0.1% 0.5% 0.5% 0.6% 2.0% 0.4%
Don't know/refused 2.3% 3.2% 3.0% 4.5% 2.6% 2.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
24360


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 17.3% 14.6% 8.6% 7.3% 5.5% 11.3%
Once or twice a month 3.9% 3.6% 2.2% 2.7% 1.7% 2.9%
Several times a year 3.1% 2.4% 2.0% 1.7% 1.7% 2.2%
Seldom 7.8% 6.4% 7.2% 6.1% 5.8% 6.8%
Never 63.8% 69.7% 77.1% 80.5% 83.5% 73.8%
Undesignated 0.7% 0.4% 0.4% 0.2% 0.3% 0.4%
Don't know/refused 3.4% 3.0% 2.5% 1.5% 1.4% 2.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
21616


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 20.7% 12.6% 10.3% 7.1% 6.7% 11.4%
Once or twice a month 5.4% 3.4% 2.4% 1.7% 1.8% 2.9%
Several times a year 4.3% 2.2% 2.2% 1.8% 1.1% 2.3%
Seldom 8.0% 6.8% 7.4% 5.3% 5.0% 6.7%
Never 54.4% 71.6% 74.7% 81.6% 83.1% 73.3%
Undesignated 0.8% 0.2% 0.4% 0.5% 0.4% 0.4%
Don't know/refused 6.4% 3.2% 2.6% 2.1% 1.9% 3.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
24898


Age (I-AGE)

Age 29 or younger 30-39 40-49 50-59 Age 60 or older TOTAL
At least once a week 10.6% 12.4% 11.5% 10.6% 11.7% 11.4%
Once or twice a month 4.6% 2.6% 2.5% 2.8% 2.4% 2.9%
Several times a year 2.8% 2.3% 2.1% 2.3% 2.0% 2.2%
Seldom 8.7% 7.5% 6.9% 6.0% 5.7% 6.7%
Never 71.0% 72.6% 73.9% 75.3% 73.5% 73.4%
Undesignated 0.3% 0.6% 0.6% 0.3% 0.2% 0.4%
Don't know/refused 2.1% 2.1% 2.5% 2.8% 4.5% 3.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
24520



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