Religion and Public Life Survey, 2009

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BDIED_B

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

Have you ever felt that you were in touch with someone who has already died? (Q292A)
  1) Yes
  2) No
  9) Don't know/Refused (VOL.)

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Yes 29.3% 29.3%
No 69.1% 98.4%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 1.6% 100%
Total N = 2003

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18 to 24 25 to 34 35 to 44 45 to 54 55 to 64 65 or older TOTAL
Yes 27.6% 27.2% 31.9% 33.6% 29.1% 26.8% 29.6%
No 71.4% 71.1% 65.8% 64.9% 70.0% 72.0% 69.0%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 1.0% 1.8% 2.2% 1.5% 0.8% 1.2% 1.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1971


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 40.6% 30.4% 31.9% 30.4% 21.9% 25.4% 30.4%
No 57.1% 68.7% 67.7% 66.9% 77.6% 73.3% 68.3%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 2.3% 0.9% 0.4% 2.7% 0.5% 1.3% 1.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1628


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Married Living with a partner Divorced or separated Widowed Never been married TOTAL
Yes 27.0% 31.7% 35.5% 35.5% 30.4% 29.5%
No 71.7% 67.4% 62.9% 60.9% 68.3% 69.1%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 1.3% 0.9% 1.5% 3.6% 1.3% 1.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1990


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Protestant Roman Catholic Other Christian (Mormon, Orthodox, Unitarian, self-identified as Christian) Other religion Atheist, agnostic, nothing in particular TOTAL
Yes 26.2% 34.1% 26.1% 35.8% 31.1% 29.4%
No 72.6% 64.2% 71.2% 60.2% 68.4% 69.1%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 1.2% 1.7% 2.7% 3.9% 0.5% 1.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1980


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
Yes 35.6% 31.7% 29.2% 23.0% 26.5% 29.5%
No 62.6% 66.5% 69.8% 75.5% 71.9% 69.0%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 1.8% 1.8% 1.0% 1.5% 1.5% 1.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1986


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Yes 25.7% 32.8% 29.3%
No 73.0% 65.5% 69.1%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 1.4% 1.7% 1.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
2003


Political ideology (I-POLITICS)

Very conservative Conservative Moderate Liberal Very liberal TOTAL
Yes 20.6% 23.9% 32.3% 32.9% 41.2% 29.2%
No 77.5% 75.2% 67.0% 64.3% 56.5% 69.5%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 1.8% 0.9% 0.7% 2.9% 2.2% 1.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
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