Religion and Public Life Survey, 2005

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VIORELIG

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

Which one of the religions that I name do you think of as most violent: Christianity, Islam, Judaism, or Hinduism? [Asked only if RELVIOL = 1 and if FORM = 1.]
  1) Christianity
  2) Islam
  3) Judaism
  4) Hinduism
  5) None
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Christianity 10.6% 10.6%
Islam 61.2% 71.8%
Judaism 3.5% 75.3%
Hinduism 4.5% 79.8%
None 3.4% 83.2%
Don't know/Refused 16.7% 99.9%
Total N = 469

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65 or older TOTAL
Christianity 19.2% 8.2% 13.5% 6.6% 15.6% 2.7% 10.7%
Islam 44.8% 64.9% 58.9% 65.9% 61.9% 67.1% 61.1%
Judaism 9.6% 2.9% 4.8% 3.8% 0.0% 0.7% 3.6%
Hinduism 9.6% 2.3% 3.9% 5.5% 1.4% 6.2% 4.6%
None 0.0% 2.3% 4.8% 2.7% 7.5% 2.7% 3.5%
Don't know/Refused 16.8% 19.3% 14.0% 15.4% 13.6% 20.5% 16.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
463


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
Christianity 3.6% 11.0% 5.2% 12.9% 14.5% 18.7% 10.5%
Islam 60.4% 69.9% 55.6% 58.9% 53.8% 62.6% 61.0%
Judaism 2.4% 0.8% 0.7% 8.4% 7.6% 0.0% 3.5%
Hinduism 14.2% 2.8% 8.1% 0.5% 0.0% 2.2% 4.6%
None 3.0% 0.8% 5.9% 4.0% 3.4% 7.7% 3.5%
Don't know/Refused 16.6% 14.6% 24.4% 15.3% 20.7% 8.8% 16.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
467


Education (I-EDUC)

Less than high school High school graduate Some college College graduate TOTAL
Christianity 11.0% 11.4% 8.0% 12.0% 10.7%
Islam 49.3% 58.6% 68.3% 62.3% 61.5%
Judaism 4.1% 5.7% 1.6% 2.0% 3.4%
Hinduism 15.1% 5.4% 3.6% 2.0% 4.7%
None 0.0% 1.9% 2.4% 7.0% 3.4%
Don't know/Refused 20.5% 16.9% 16.1% 14.7% 16.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
467


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Christianity 12.1% 9.0% 10.5%
Islam 66.2% 56.6% 61.3%
Judaism 2.3% 4.8% 3.5%
Hinduism 4.3% 4.8% 4.5%
None 2.7% 4.2% 3.4%
Don't know/Refused 12.5% 20.7% 16.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
469


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
Christianity 16.3% 8.9% 6.9% 12.0% 8.9% 10.6% 10.4%
Islam 42.2% 60.4% 65.4% 57.2% 67.9% 72.7% 61.1%
Judaism 5.9% 7.9% 3.2% 1.2% 3.6% 3.0% 3.8%
Hinduism 12.6% 5.9% 2.8% 6.0% 1.8% 2.3% 5.1%
None 3.0% 3.0% 3.2% 4.2% 8.0% 2.3% 3.8%
Don't know/Refused 20.0% 13.9% 18.4% 19.3% 9.8% 9.1% 15.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
405


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
Christianity 10.5% 11.8% 9.1% 10.5%
Islam 67.4% 55.0% 63.9% 62.6%
Judaism 1.9% 3.2% 6.0% 3.6%
Hinduism 4.7% 3.9% 3.9% 4.2%
None 3.0% 5.0% 2.8% 3.6%
Don't know/Refused 12.4% 21.1% 14.4% 15.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
444



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