Religion and Public Life Survey, 2001

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FREQRLTV

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

Please indicate how often, if ever, you do each of the following activities. -- Watch religious TV programs or listen to religious radio shows
  1) Frequently
  2) Sometimes
  3) Hardly ever
  4) Never
  5) Does not apply
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Frequently 20.2% 20.2%
Sometimes 28.4% 48.6%
Hardly ever 16.3% 64.9%
Never 33.9% 98.8%
Does not apply .2% 99%
Don't know/Refused 1% 100%
Total N = 2041

Variable Comparisons

Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Frequently 15.1% 24.8% 20.2%
Sometimes 28.0% 28.8% 28.4%
Hardly ever 18.6% 14.2% 16.3%
Never 36.9% 31.1% 33.9%
Does not apply 0.3% 0.2% 0.2%
Don't know/Refused 1.1% 0.9% 1.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
2041


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent No preference or Don't know/Refused TOTAL
Frequently 25.0% 20.5% 14.3% 20.8% 20.2%
Sometimes 29.8% 31.8% 22.7% 26.9% 28.4%
Hardly ever 17.0% 15.1% 18.2% 13.0% 16.4%
Never 27.5% 31.2% 43.9% 35.5% 33.8%
Does not apply 0.3% 0.0% 0.3% 0.3% 0.2%
Don't know/Refused 0.4% 1.3% 0.6% 3.5% 1.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
2036


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
Frequently 26.6% 20.1% 18.8% 8.8% 11.6% 19.4%
Sometimes 32.4% 31.3% 25.3% 27.7% 25.9% 28.9%
Hardly ever 13.4% 16.5% 19.4% 20.6% 14.8% 16.9%
Never 26.3% 31.5% 36.2% 42.2% 46.7% 34.2%
Does not apply 0.2% 0.2% 0.2% 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Don't know/Refused 1.1% 0.4% 0.0% 0.7% 1.1% 0.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1697


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
Frequently 28.9% 21.6% 19.1% 21.2% 14.5% 9.7% 20.3%
Sometimes 32.4% 33.1% 36.8% 25.3% 21.9% 20.7% 28.4%
Hardly ever 8.7% 15.0% 16.3% 18.5% 21.7% 19.5% 16.4%
Never 28.6% 29.1% 25.8% 34.5% 41.1% 48.7% 33.8%
Does not apply 0.0% 0.3% 0.0% 0.2% 0.3% 0.5% 0.2%
Don't know/Refused 1.3% 0.9% 1.9% 0.4% 0.6% 0.9% 0.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
2030


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Married Divorced/Separated Widowed Never been married TOTAL
Frequently 22.1% 18.1% 37.0% 12.0% 20.2%
Sometimes 29.8% 28.1% 29.7% 25.4% 28.5%
Hardly ever 18.1% 17.6% 8.1% 14.6% 16.4%
Never 29.1% 34.4% 23.8% 46.9% 33.8%
Does not apply 0.2% 0.2% 0.3% 0.2% 0.2%
Don't know/Refused 0.7% 1.6% 1.1% 0.9% 1.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
2031


Age (I-AGE)

18-30 31-40 41-50 51-64 65+ TOTAL
Frequently 9.1% 17.7% 19.8% 28.2% 32.1% 20.3%
Sometimes 27.3% 28.7% 28.8% 27.6% 31.0% 28.5%
Hardly ever 17.3% 15.9% 18.7% 14.4% 13.9% 16.2%
Never 45.2% 36.8% 31.8% 29.1% 21.6% 33.9%
Does not apply 0.2% 0.2% 0.0% 0.2% 0.1% 0.2%
Don't know/Refused 1.0% 0.7% 1.0% 0.5% 1.3% 0.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
2009


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
Frequently 48.2% 22.5% 16.2% 9.7% 6.2% 10.1% 20.4%
Sometimes 27.6% 37.5% 33.1% 27.7% 18.2% 9.5% 28.5%
Hardly ever 9.8% 16.6% 18.9% 18.4% 23.0% 7.8% 16.4%
Never 13.6% 22.9% 30.9% 43.3% 51.9% 71.4% 34.0%
Does not apply 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.3% 0.4% 1.2% 0.2%
Don't know/Refused 0.7% 0.5% 0.9% 0.6% 0.3% 0.0% 0.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
2023



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