Religion and Public Life Survey, 2008

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CHR

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

If RELIG = 99, or RELIG = 11 and RELIG@ = not a non-Christian religion: Do you think of yourself as Christian or not?
  1) Yes
  2) No
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Yes 44.2% 44.2%
No 36.7% 80.9%
Don't know/Refused 19.2% 100.1%
Total N = 122

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-29 30-44 45-59 60-74 75+ TOTAL
Yes 43.5% 43.6% 35.7% 52.9% 85.7% 45.6%
No 56.5% 35.9% 32.1% 35.3% 14.3% 37.7%
Don't know/Refused 0.0% 20.5% 32.1% 11.8% 0.0% 16.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
108


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 83.3% 100.0% 55.6% 61.5% 44.0% 17.2% 49.0%
No 16.7% 0.0% 27.8% 15.4% 44.0% 79.3% 41.3%
Don't know/Refused 0.0% 0.0% 16.7% 23.1% 12.0% 3.4% 9.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
108


Education (I-EDUC)

Less than high school diploma High school graduate (grade 12 or GED certificate) Business, technical or vocational school AFTER high school or some college (no four-year degree) College graduate (B.S., B.A., or other four-year degree) Post-graduate training or professional schooling after college TOTAL
Yes 18.2% 47.4% 52.9% 42.9% 38.5% 44.4%
No 72.7% 34.2% 35.3% 38.1% 30.8% 38.5%
Don't know/Refused 9.1% 18.4% 11.8% 19.0% 30.8% 17.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
115


Household income (I-INCOME)

Less than $20,000 $20,000 to under $30,000 $30,000 to under $50,000 $50,000 to under $75,000 $75,000 to under $100,000 $100,000 or more TOTAL
Yes 37.5% 30.8% 38.5% 60.0% 37.5% 47.4% 42.4%
No 62.5% 46.2% 38.5% 26.7% 50.0% 26.3% 42.4%
Don't know/Refused 0.0% 23.1% 23.1% 13.3% 12.5% 26.3% 15.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
87


Political ideology (I-POLITICS)

Very conservative Conservative Moderate Liberal or very liberal TOTAL
Yes 75.0% 52.9% 43.8% 20.0% 42.3%
No 0.0% 29.4% 25.0% 66.7% 36.5%
Don't know/Refused 25.0% 17.6% 31.3% 13.3% 21.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
59


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Protestant Roman Catholic Other or Jewish None TOTAL
Yes 0.0% 0.0% 37.5% 0.0% 37.5%
No 0.0% 0.0% 60.0% 0.0% 60.0%
Don't know/Refused 0.0% 0.0% 2.5% 0.0% 2.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
38


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Yes 43.5% 44.8% 44.2%
No 37.1% 36.2% 36.7%
Don't know/Refused 19.4% 19.0% 19.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
122



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