Religion and Public Life Survey, 2009

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LOC2_B

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

If ATSAME_B = 2-9: In general, are the religious services you attend held at houses of worship such as churches, synagogues or mosques, are they held at other locations such as at restaurants or people's homes, or do you attend services both in houses of worship and at other locations? (Q284)
  1) At houses of worship
  2) At other locations
  3) Both
  9) Don't know/Refused (VOL.)

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
At houses of worship 72.9% 72.9%
At other locations 3.4% 76.3%
Both 21.2% 97.5%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 2.5% 100%
Total N = 718

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18 to 24 25 to 34 35 to 44 45 to 54 55 to 64 65 or older TOTAL
At houses of worship 56.6% 72.8% 73.4% 78.5% 73.0% 85.3% 73.4%
At other locations 3.8% 8.1% 1.0% 1.5% 4.4% 3.4% 3.5%
Both 36.2% 15.7% 23.6% 18.8% 20.1% 9.1% 20.7%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 3.4% 3.4% 1.9% 1.2% 2.5% 2.1% 2.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
708


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
At houses of worship 67.6% 80.9% 65.0% 69.2% 80.2% 79.1% 72.7%
At other locations 9.4% 0.7% 3.5% 2.1% 0.3% 6.6% 3.9%
Both 20.6% 14.1% 30.7% 28.6% 18.4% 12.7% 21.8%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 2.3% 4.3% 0.8% 0.0% 1.1% 1.5% 1.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
577


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Married Living with a partner Divorced or separated Widowed Never been married TOTAL
At houses of worship 76.2% 65.3% 69.7% 85.3% 64.4% 72.9%
At other locations 4.2% 0.0% 2.2% 0.0% 4.2% 3.4%
Both 18.2% 23.8% 25.8% 8.4% 29.7% 21.2%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 1.5% 10.9% 2.2% 6.2% 1.7% 2.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
713


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Protestant Roman Catholic Other Christian (Mormon, Orthodox, Unitarian, self-identified as Christian) Other religion Atheist, agnostic, nothing in particular TOTAL
At houses of worship 77.8% 84.4% 56.1% 32.8% 67.9% 73.0%
At other locations 3.9% 1.5% 1.0% 16.2% 1.3% 3.5%
Both 17.7% 10.0% 40.8% 43.6% 26.0% 21.1%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 0.6% 4.0% 2.1% 7.4% 4.9% 2.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
714


Education (I-EDUC)

Less than a high school diploma High school graduate Some college, no four-year degree Four-year college degree Post-graduate training or professional schooling after college TOTAL
At houses of worship 75.4% 66.4% 70.5% 81.7% 79.4% 73.0%
At other locations 4.8% 2.1% 3.9% 2.3% 4.8% 3.4%
Both 14.5% 30.0% 23.9% 14.0% 13.6% 21.3%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 5.4% 1.5% 1.7% 1.9% 2.2% 2.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
711


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
At houses of worship 71.2% 74.4% 72.9%
At other locations 4.0% 2.9% 3.5%
Both 22.0% 20.5% 21.2%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 2.8% 2.1% 2.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
718


Political ideology (I-POLITICS)

Very conservative Conservative Moderate Liberal Very liberal TOTAL
At houses of worship 60.8% 74.8% 72.4% 72.5% 74.5% 72.6%
At other locations 6.5% 2.7% 2.1% 4.9% 6.8% 3.4%
Both 30.1% 22.0% 22.7% 18.2% 17.2% 21.8%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 2.7% 0.5% 2.7% 4.4% 1.6% 2.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
679