Religion and Public Life Survey, 2001

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INVLACT

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

ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO INDICATED THEY ATTEND CHURCH AT LEAST A FEW TIMES A YEAR (ANSWERED 1-4 FOR FREQATND). Aside from attending religious services, how involved are you in activities at your church or house of worship ... would you say you're very involved, somewhat involved, not too involved, or not at all involved?
  1) Very involved
  2) Somewhat involved
  3) Not too involved
  4) Not at all involved
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Very involved 22.8% 22.8%
Somewhat involved 31.4% 54.2%
Not too involved 25.8% 80%
Not at all involved 19.7% 99.7%
Don't know/Refused .3% 100%
Total N = 1604

Variable Comparisons

Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Very involved 21.9% 23.5% 22.8%
Somewhat involved 30.7% 31.9% 31.4%
Not too involved 27.3% 24.6% 25.8%
Not at all involved 19.8% 19.6% 19.7%
Don't know/Refused 0.2% 0.5% 0.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
1604


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent No preference or Don't know/Refused TOTAL
Very involved 29.1% 20.3% 17.7% 22.2% 22.7%
Somewhat involved 31.7% 32.2% 28.9% 33.5% 31.4%
Not too involved 23.7% 26.4% 28.9% 23.0% 25.9%
Not at all involved 15.4% 20.9% 23.3% 21.4% 19.7%
Don't know/Refused 0.0% 0.2% 1.2% 0.0% 0.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1601


Household income (I-INCOME)

Less than $20,000 $20,000 to under $40,000 $40,000 to under $75,000 $75,000 to under $100,000 $100,000 or more TOTAL
Very involved 23.1% 22.1% 23.6% 19.7% 21.4% 22.5%
Somewhat involved 34.1% 31.3% 27.8% 31.0% 34.2% 31.1%
Not too involved 24.0% 25.4% 30.9% 21.8% 24.0% 26.4%
Not at all involved 18.4% 21.2% 17.3% 27.5% 20.4% 19.9%
Don't know/Refused 0.3% 0.0% 0.3% 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1336


Education (I-EDUC)

Less than high school High school graduate (Grade 12 or GED certificate) Business, Technical, or vocational school after high school Some college, no four-year degree College graduate (B.S., B.A., or other 4-year degree) Postgraduate training or professional schooling after college (e.g., towards a master's degree or Ph.D.; law or medical school) TOTAL
Very involved 25.0% 21.5% 37.3% 21.7% 20.1% 24.5% 22.8%
Somewhat involved 23.6% 35.6% 24.7% 28.8% 37.4% 27.9% 31.3%
Not too involved 32.2% 24.9% 16.7% 25.3% 24.1% 27.0% 25.8%
Not at all involved 18.3% 17.4% 21.3% 24.2% 18.0% 20.6% 19.7%
Don't know/Refused 0.9% 0.5% 0.0% 0.0% 0.4% 0.0% 0.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1600


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Married Divorced/Separated Widowed Never been married TOTAL
Very involved 26.4% 17.8% 19.9% 18.1% 22.7%
Somewhat involved 32.1% 29.8% 34.8% 29.0% 31.3%
Not too involved 26.7% 25.6% 22.6% 25.4% 25.9%
Not at all involved 14.4% 26.8% 20.9% 27.5% 19.7%
Don't know/Refused 0.4% 0.0% 1.7% 0.0% 0.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1598


Age (I-AGE)

18-30 31-40 41-50 51-64 65+ TOTAL
Very involved 15.3% 21.4% 25.6% 26.8% 26.9% 22.8%
Somewhat involved 31.1% 32.1% 32.9% 27.6% 31.8% 31.2%
Not too involved 25.1% 28.3% 27.1% 24.8% 24.0% 25.9%
Not at all involved 28.5% 18.2% 14.2% 20.3% 16.4% 19.9%
Don't know/Refused 0.0% 0.0% 0.3% 0.5% 0.8% 0.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1577


Worship attendance (I-ATTEND)

More than once a week Once a week Once or twice a month A few times a year Seldom Never TOTAL
Very involved 59.7% 23.3% 5.8% 1.5% 0.0% 0.0% 22.8%
Somewhat involved 30.0% 44.9% 30.6% 12.5% 0.0% 0.0% 31.4%
Not too involved 8.2% 23.4% 41.3% 31.9% 0.0% 0.0% 25.8%
Not at all involved 1.9% 7.9% 21.8% 54.0% 0.0% 0.0% 19.7%
Don't know/Refused 0.2% 0.4% 0.6% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1604



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