Religion and Public Life Survey, 2005

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CHR_MUSL

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

From what you know, do you think that the Muslim religion and your own religion have a lot in common, or do you think that the Muslim religion and your religion are very different? [Asked only if respondent has a religion other than Islam, i.e. if RELPREF = 1, 2, 4, or 7.]
  1) A lot in common
  2) Very different
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
A lot in common 27.3% 27.3%
Very different 58.4% 85.7%
Don't know/Refused 14.3% 100%
Total N = 1735

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65 or older TOTAL
A lot in common 26.0% 29.4% 33.2% 27.8% 28.6% 17.8% 27.3%
Very different 67.2% 57.1% 52.6% 57.9% 57.3% 61.9% 58.5%
Don't know/Refused 6.8% 13.5% 14.2% 14.4% 14.1% 20.3% 14.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1711


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
A lot in common 18.8% 27.1% 29.8% 30.7% 34.1% 20.6% 27.3%
Very different 71.3% 57.9% 57.0% 55.2% 50.5% 56.7% 58.5%
Don't know/Refused 9.9% 15.0% 13.2% 14.1% 15.5% 22.7% 14.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1727


Education (I-EDUC)

Less than high school High school graduate Some college College graduate TOTAL
A lot in common 12.4% 18.5% 30.8% 43.2% 27.3%
Very different 70.4% 64.3% 54.8% 47.9% 58.4%
Don't know/Refused 17.2% 17.2% 14.4% 8.9% 14.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1729


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
A lot in common 34.1% 21.4% 27.3%
Very different 56.3% 60.2% 58.4%
Don't know/Refused 9.6% 18.4% 14.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
1735


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
A lot in common 23.7% 20.9% 25.8% 28.2% 36.9% 42.6% 29.1%
Very different 58.5% 65.7% 60.8% 61.0% 51.7% 47.1% 57.8%
Don't know/Refused 17.8% 13.4% 13.5% 10.8% 11.4% 10.3% 13.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1493


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
A lot in common 23.8% 28.2% 34.2% 28.3%
Very different 65.1% 57.6% 52.4% 58.9%
Don't know/Refused 11.1% 14.2% 13.3% 12.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1617



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