Religion and Public Life Survey, 2006

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BORN

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

Would you describe yourself as a 'born-again' or evangelical Christian, or not? [Answered if RELIGION = 1,2,4,5,or7.]
  1) Yes
  2) No
  9) Don't Know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Yes 46.9% 46.9%
No 51.3% 98.2%
Don't Know/Refused 1.8% 100%
Total N = 1670

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-64 65+ TOTAL
Yes 41.0% 36.3% 51.9% 47.5% 51.8% 46.9%
No 57.7% 61.4% 46.9% 51.5% 44.8% 51.4%
Don't Know/Refused 1.3% 2.4% 1.3% 1.0% 3.4% 1.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1656


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
Yes 77.3% 54.5% 40.2% 35.1% 20.0% 28.7% 46.6%
No 21.6% 43.8% 58.7% 62.6% 77.0% 68.1% 51.5%
Don't Know/Refused 1.1% 1.7% 1.1% 2.2% 3.0% 3.2% 1.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1660


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
Yes 57.8% 51.7% 45.7% 38.8% 26.8% 46.8%
No 40.9% 46.0% 52.2% 60.1% 73.2% 51.5%
Don't Know/Refused 1.3% 2.3% 2.1% 1.2% 0.0% 1.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1660


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Yes 45.1% 48.4% 46.9%
No 53.3% 49.7% 51.3%
Don't Know/Refused 1.6% 1.9% 1.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
1670


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
Yes 50.2% 63.9% 51.0% 46.2% 35.7% 31.0% 46.9%
No 47.6% 33.9% 48.2% 53.8% 61.5% 68.0% 51.7%
Don't Know/Refused 2.2% 2.2% 0.8% 0.0% 2.7% 1.0% 1.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1459


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Married Divorced or separated Widowed Never been married TOTAL
Yes 46.0% 48.4% 60.3% 40.2% 46.8%
No 52.1% 51.2% 38.5% 56.9% 51.4%
Don't Know/Refused 1.9% 0.4% 1.3% 2.9% 1.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1663



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