Religion and Public Life Survey, 2009

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BORN

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

If RELIG = 1-4 or CHR = 1: Would you describe yourself as a 'born again' or evangelical Christian, or not?
  1) Yes, would
  2) No, would not
  9) Don't know/Refused (VOL.)

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Yes, would 42.4% 42.4%
No, would not 52.6% 95%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 5% 100%
Total N = 3443

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, would 36.0% 40.1% 46.2% 43.2% 44.9% 42.4% 42.6%
No, would not 54.9% 55.7% 50.3% 53.0% 51.6% 51.2% 52.6%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 9.1% 4.2% 3.5% 3.8% 3.5% 6.4% 4.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
3388


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, would 51.4% 42.6% 47.7% 41.0% 38.7% 31.7% 42.8%
No, would not 41.0% 53.8% 46.8% 56.8% 58.8% 67.1% 53.1%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 7.6% 3.7% 5.6% 2.2% 2.5% 1.3% 4.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
2811


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Married Living with a partner Divorced or separated Widowed Never been married TOTAL
Yes, would 43.7% 29.0% 44.9% 52.9% 37.5% 42.4%
No, would not 52.2% 63.3% 52.2% 38.1% 56.0% 52.6%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 4.1% 7.8% 2.9% 9.0% 6.4% 5.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
3425


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Protestant Roman Catholic Other Christian (Mormon, Orthodox, Unitarian, self-identified as Christian) Other religion Atheist, agnostic, nothing in particular TOTAL
Yes, would 56.7% 18.5% 47.8% 22.2% 29.0% 42.5%
No, would not 39.1% 76.1% 46.9% 77.8% 65.3% 52.6%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 4.2% 5.5% 5.3% 0.0% 5.7% 4.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
3407


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, would 50.9% 46.0% 42.3% 35.0% 31.9% 42.5%
No, would not 38.4% 48.4% 53.7% 63.4% 65.6% 52.6%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 10.8% 5.7% 4.0% 1.7% 2.5% 5.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
3423


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Yes, would 40.9% 43.7% 42.4%
No, would not 54.4% 51.0% 52.6%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 4.7% 5.3% 5.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
3443


Political ideology (I-POLITICS)

Very conservative Conservative Moderate Liberal Very liberal TOTAL
Yes, would 65.2% 47.4% 37.2% 37.2% 28.5% 43.0%
No, would not 32.7% 48.1% 58.8% 58.9% 61.7% 52.7%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 2.2% 4.5% 4.0% 3.9% 9.8% 4.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
3275