Religion and Public Life Survey, 2009

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SEX

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

Sex of respondent
  1) Male
  2) Female

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Male 48.4% 48.4%
Female 51.6% 100%
Total N = 4013

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18 to 24 25 to 34 35 to 44 45 to 54 55 to 64 65 or older TOTAL
Male 51.2% 50.6% 50.0% 49.2% 48.5% 42.8% 48.6%
Female 48.8% 49.4% 50.0% 50.8% 51.5% 57.2% 51.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
3951


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
Male 45.0% 49.5% 47.5% 51.1% 53.7% 53.2% 49.7%
Female 55.0% 50.5% 52.5% 48.9% 46.3% 46.8% 50.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
3280


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Married Living with a partner Divorced or separated Widowed Never been married TOTAL
Male 48.1% 48.0% 48.7% 24.1% 57.0% 48.5%
Female 51.9% 52.0% 51.3% 75.9% 43.0% 51.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
3989


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Protestant Roman Catholic Other Christian (Mormon, Orthodox, Unitarian, self-identified as Christian) Other religion Atheist, agnostic, nothing in particular TOTAL
Male 44.2% 49.5% 49.3% 45.8% 56.5% 48.4%
Female 55.8% 50.5% 50.7% 54.2% 43.5% 51.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
3954


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
Male 52.1% 48.8% 45.7% 49.5% 48.1% 48.4%
Female 47.9% 51.2% 54.3% 50.5% 51.9% 51.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
3990


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Male 100.0% 0.0% 48.4%
Female 0.0% 100.0% 51.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
4013


Political ideology (I-POLITICS)

Very conservative Conservative Moderate Liberal Very liberal TOTAL
Male 50.8% 52.6% 47.7% 40.4% 47.2% 48.4%
Female 49.2% 47.4% 52.3% 59.6% 52.8% 51.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
3801