Religion and Public Life Survey, 2009

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BPSYCH_B

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

Have you ever consulted a fortune-teller or psychic? (Q292B)
  1) Yes
  2) No
  9) Don't know/Refused (VOL.)

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Yes 15% 15%
No 84.4% 99.4%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) .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 10.1% 14.5% 20.1% 15.0% 16.3% 12.4% 14.9%
No 89.4% 85.5% 79.6% 84.7% 83.4% 85.9% 84.5%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 0.5% 0.0% 0.3% 0.3% 0.3% 1.8% 0.5%
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 16.3% 15.8% 16.3% 16.2% 12.6% 17.8% 16.0%
No 83.2% 83.4% 83.7% 83.8% 87.4% 81.8% 83.7%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 0.5% 0.8% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.4% 0.3%
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 13.1% 15.6% 25.0% 15.9% 14.6% 15.0%
No 86.2% 84.4% 74.5% 82.8% 85.4% 84.5%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 0.7% 0.0% 0.4% 1.3% 0.0% 0.5%
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 13.3% 17.2% 11.7% 27.1% 15.2% 15.1%
No 85.7% 82.7% 87.8% 72.9% 84.4% 84.3%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 1.0% 0.2% 0.5% 0.0% 0.4% 0.6%
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 12.9% 14.8% 14.3% 16.5% 17.4% 15.0%
No 85.2% 84.9% 85.4% 82.9% 82.5% 84.5%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 1.9% 0.3% 0.3% 0.6% 0.1% 0.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1986


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Yes 9.7% 19.9% 14.9%
No 89.6% 79.6% 84.4%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 0.7% 0.5% 0.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
2003


Political ideology (I-POLITICS)

Very conservative Conservative Moderate Liberal Very liberal TOTAL
Yes 9.7% 10.6% 17.7% 17.0% 29.7% 15.3%
No 90.3% 89.1% 81.8% 82.6% 70.3% 84.3%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 0.0% 0.3% 0.5% 0.4% 0.0% 0.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
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