Religion and Public Life Survey, 2001

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FREQATND

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

Aside from weddings and funerals, how often do you attend religious services: more than once a week, once a week, once or twice a month, a few times a year, seldom, or never?
  1) More than once a week
  2) Once a week
  3) Once or twice a month
  4) A few times a year
  5) Seldom
  6) Never
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
More than once a week 17.2% 17.2%
Once a week 26.2% 43.4%
Once or twice a month 17% 60.4%
A few times a year 16.9% 77.3%
Seldom 14.4% 91.7%
Never 7.4% 99.1%
Don't know/Refused .9% 100%
Total N = 2041

Variable Comparisons

Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
More than once a week 13.8% 20.2% 17.2%
Once a week 22.5% 29.5% 26.2%
Once or twice a month 17.5% 16.5% 17.0%
A few times a year 18.8% 15.2% 16.9%
Seldom 18.4% 10.8% 14.4%
Never 7.7% 7.1% 7.4%
Don't know/Refused 1.3% 0.7% 0.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
2041


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent No preference or Don't know/Refused TOTAL
More than once a week 23.6% 14.1% 12.7% 22.0% 17.1%
Once a week 30.7% 30.6% 16.8% 21.1% 26.2%
Once or twice a month 15.8% 17.1% 18.6% 15.9% 17.0%
A few times a year 15.3% 16.7% 20.4% 12.7% 17.0%
Seldom 10.8% 12.4% 20.7% 15.3% 14.4%
Never 3.9% 8.2% 10.3% 6.9% 7.4%
Don't know/Refused 0.0% 0.9% 0.5% 6.1% 0.9%
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
More than once a week 20.6% 17.0% 18.3% 9.1% 10.8% 16.9%
Once a week 21.6% 24.1% 24.9% 34.5% 32.0% 25.4%
Once or twice a month 16.5% 17.1% 18.5% 20.6% 15.1% 17.4%
A few times a year 13.2% 20.1% 16.6% 13.2% 22.2% 17.3%
Seldom 16.9% 15.0% 15.4% 14.9% 13.0% 15.3%
Never 10.5% 6.2% 6.2% 6.1% 6.3% 7.1%
Don't know/Refused 0.7% 0.5% 0.2% 1.7% 0.5% 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
More than once a week 17.7% 18.5% 20.8% 17.9% 14.7% 12.9% 17.3%
Once a week 26.1% 27.0% 17.4% 23.8% 30.2% 27.9% 26.2%
Once or twice a month 18.1% 15.7% 19.8% 17.1% 18.2% 16.4% 17.0%
A few times a year 17.5% 15.2% 14.5% 19.8% 16.0% 18.0% 17.0%
Seldom 11.2% 15.2% 22.7% 13.9% 13.7% 15.7% 14.4%
Never 9.4% 7.4% 4.8% 6.9% 5.8% 8.8% 7.4%
Don't know/Refused 0.0% 0.9% 0.0% 0.6% 1.4% 0.5% 0.7%
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
More than once a week 19.6% 14.6% 19.9% 12.7% 17.1%
Once a week 30.1% 21.5% 36.7% 17.4% 26.2%
Once or twice a month 17.0% 16.5% 14.3% 18.3% 17.0%
A few times a year 14.7% 19.3% 12.0% 22.2% 17.0%
Seldom 12.2% 19.0% 9.0% 17.8% 14.4%
Never 5.8% 7.8% 7.0% 10.9% 7.4%
Don't know/Refused 0.6% 1.2% 1.1% 0.6% 0.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
2031


Age (I-AGE)

18-30 31-40 41-50 51-64 65+ TOTAL
More than once a week 13.6% 15.7% 17.5% 20.5% 21.0% 17.3%
Once a week 19.8% 24.6% 25.3% 24.0% 39.3% 25.9%
Once or twice a month 18.0% 18.9% 18.0% 16.2% 13.1% 17.0%
A few times a year 23.1% 17.0% 14.9% 14.3% 13.3% 17.0%
Seldom 16.3% 16.6% 15.0% 15.4% 7.9% 14.6%
Never 8.7% 5.9% 8.9% 8.6% 4.6% 7.5%
Don't know/Refused 0.5% 1.2% 0.4% 0.9% 0.8% 0.8%
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
More than once a week 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 17.3%
Once a week 0.0% 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 26.4%
Once or twice a month 0.0% 0.0% 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 17.1%
A few times a year 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 17.1%
Seldom 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0% 0.0% 14.6%
Never 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0% 7.5%
Don't know/Refused 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
2023



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