Religion and Public Life Survey, 2003

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OFTATTND

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

In recent years do you attend religious services more often, less often, or has there been no change?
  1) More often
  2) Less often
  3) No change
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
More often 23.9% 23.9%
Less often 19% 42.9%
No change 56.2% 99.1%
Don't know/Refused .9% 100%
Total N = 2002

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-64 65+ TOTAL
More often 27.9% 27.8% 27.9% 20.9% 17.7% 24.0%
Less often 21.2% 17.7% 16.3% 21.2% 17.7% 19.0%
No change 50.9% 54.4% 55.5% 56.4% 62.5% 56.2%
Don't know/Refused 0.0% 0.0% 0.2% 1.5% 2.1% 0.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
2002


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 often 38.5% 33.2% 33.5% 14.7% 8.3% 2.3% 24.1%
Less often 4.7% 8.5% 20.0% 35.0% 34.9% 15.0% 18.9%
No change 56.8% 58.0% 46.5% 50.3% 55.9% 78.2% 56.4%
Don't know/Refused 0.0% 0.4% 0.0% 0.0% 0.9% 4.4% 0.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1988


Education (I-EDUC)

Less than high school High school graduate (Grade 12 or GED certificate) Some college, no 4-year degree (or Vocational or Technical degree AFTER high school) College graduate (B.S., B.A., or other 4-year degree) Post-graduate training or professional schooling after college (e.g., toward a master's Degree or Ph.D.; law or medical school) TOTAL
More often 24.0% 23.9% 26.7% 21.3% 21.0% 24.0%
Less often 18.5% 19.6% 21.2% 16.3% 16.6% 19.0%
No change 54.9% 55.9% 51.7% 61.7% 61.8% 56.1%
Don't know/Refused 2.7% 0.6% 0.4% 0.7% 0.5% 0.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1987


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
More often 22.1% 25.7% 24.0%
Less often 18.7% 19.3% 19.0%
No change 58.8% 53.9% 56.2%
Don't know/Refused 0.5% 1.2% 0.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
2002


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
More often 22.8% 27.0% 23.8% 24.5%
Less often 17.2% 21.0% 18.7% 19.0%
No change 59.6% 50.7% 57.1% 55.7%
Don't know/Refused 0.4% 1.4% 0.4% 0.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1848


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Married Divorced or separated Widowed Never been married TOTAL
More often 24.3% 26.6% 19.6% 23.6% 24.1%
Less often 15.5% 21.0% 23.5% 23.6% 19.0%
No change 59.3% 51.5% 53.9% 52.8% 56.1%
Don't know/Refused 0.9% 0.8% 3.0% 0.1% 0.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1987



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