Religion and Public Life Survey, 2005

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ATTEND

(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 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 14.3% 14.3%
Once a week 26.5% 40.8%
Once or twice a month 14% 54.8%
A few times a year 19.2% 74%
Seldom 14.4% 88.4%
Never 10.6% 99%
Don't know/Refused 1% 100%
Total N = 2000

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65 or older TOTAL
More than once a week 14.2% 13.4% 11.8% 15.2% 11.0% 19.9% 14.2%
Once a week 18.8% 21.9% 26.9% 21.7% 30.5% 41.3% 26.7%
Once or twice a month 18.6% 15.2% 14.4% 14.3% 12.4% 8.9% 13.9%
A few times a year 20.7% 20.8% 22.3% 19.3% 18.5% 13.6% 19.3%
Seldom 16.1% 16.3% 12.5% 17.4% 15.9% 8.6% 14.4%
Never 11.5% 12.5% 11.4% 11.2% 9.6% 7.2% 10.7%
Don't know/Refused 0.0% 0.0% 0.8% 0.9% 2.1% 0.6% 0.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1967


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% 14.4%
Once a week 0.0% 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 26.8%
Once or twice a month 0.0% 0.0% 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 14.1%
A few times a year 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 19.4%
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% 10.7%
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%
1978


Education (I-EDUC)

Less than high school High school graduate Some college College graduate TOTAL
More than once a week 17.3% 15.1% 14.1% 12.1% 14.3%
Once a week 23.3% 25.5% 27.0% 29.0% 26.5%
Once or twice a month 11.7% 14.2% 13.0% 15.4% 13.9%
A few times a year 19.9% 19.0% 17.9% 20.1% 19.2%
Seldom 13.5% 16.2% 14.7% 12.2% 14.4%
Never 13.3% 9.0% 12.6% 10.0% 10.6%
Don't know/Refused 0.9% 0.9% 0.9% 1.3% 1.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1994


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
More than once a week 12.7% 15.7% 14.3%
Once a week 23.7% 29.1% 26.5%
Once or twice a month 13.4% 14.6% 14.0%
A few times a year 21.6% 16.9% 19.2%
Seldom 15.9% 13.0% 14.4%
Never 11.9% 9.4% 10.6%
Don't know/Refused 0.7% 1.3% 1.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
2000


Household income (I-INCOME)

Less than $20,000 20 to under $30,000 30 to under $50,000 50 to under $75,000 75 to under $100,000 $100,000 or more TOTAL
More than once a week 16.9% 16.4% 14.6% 14.5% 12.0% 8.4% 14.0%
Once a week 22.4% 21.2% 27.5% 29.0% 29.5% 23.5% 25.6%
Once or twice a month 11.7% 12.4% 15.8% 14.5% 13.8% 15.2% 14.0%
A few times a year 16.9% 21.6% 18.8% 15.9% 25.4% 24.2% 19.9%
Seldom 17.8% 16.4% 14.5% 15.6% 9.7% 15.4% 15.1%
Never 13.4% 12.0% 8.3% 9.9% 9.7% 12.4% 10.8%
Don't know/Refused 0.8% 0.0% 0.6% 0.6% 0.0% 0.9% 0.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1711


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
More than once a week 19.8% 12.3% 10.2% 14.2%
Once a week 34.8% 25.0% 21.6% 27.3%
Once or twice a month 10.9% 18.0% 13.2% 14.1%
A few times a year 18.5% 21.5% 17.9% 19.3%
Seldom 8.8% 13.2% 21.7% 14.3%
Never 6.5% 9.4% 15.2% 10.2%
Don't know/Refused 0.6% 0.6% 0.2% 0.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1850



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