Religion and Public Life Survey, 2009

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ADULTS

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

Number of adults living in the household, computed from HH1 and HH2 (See Note 4: Definition of Household Members on the ARDA Summary Page for more information)
  1) One
  2) Two
  3) Three or more
  99) Don't know/Refused (VOL.)

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
One 17.7% 17.7%
Two 52.1% 69.8%
Three or more 29.4% 99.2%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) .8% 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
One 11.5% 15.0% 15.4% 15.9% 19.5% 28.3% 17.7%
Two 27.8% 62.5% 62.1% 46.8% 54.3% 55.0% 52.2%
Three or more 60.6% 22.6% 21.9% 36.0% 25.5% 15.9% 29.5%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 0.1% 0.0% 0.6% 1.3% 0.7% 0.8% 0.6%
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
One 37.6% 23.6% 16.1% 15.6% 9.1% 6.2% 18.5%
Two 39.0% 45.6% 57.2% 59.3% 58.5% 57.5% 52.8%
Three or more 22.8% 30.5% 26.2% 24.9% 32.4% 35.7% 28.4%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 0.5% 0.3% 0.4% 0.2% 0.0% 0.6% 0.4%
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
One 1.7% 3.3% 56.3% 61.1% 28.7% 17.7%
Two 70.0% 76.1% 25.9% 22.5% 24.2% 52.3%
Three or more 27.8% 20.3% 17.2% 15.9% 46.9% 29.5%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 0.6% 0.4% 0.7% 0.5% 0.2% 0.5%
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
One 19.7% 14.1% 17.8% 15.9% 18.8% 17.8%
Two 52.8% 51.2% 52.7% 49.2% 52.1% 52.1%
Three or more 26.6% 33.8% 29.5% 33.9% 28.5% 29.4%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 0.9% 0.9% 0.0% 1.0% 0.6% 0.7%
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
One 22.5% 19.4% 14.8% 16.5% 16.8% 17.8%
Two 48.0% 49.6% 50.1% 58.0% 60.6% 52.2%
Three or more 29.0% 30.2% 34.5% 24.9% 22.2% 29.5%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 0.4% 0.7% 0.6% 0.6% 0.4% 0.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
3990


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
One 18.9% 16.6% 17.7%
Two 50.8% 53.3% 52.1%
Three or more 29.6% 29.2% 29.4%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 0.8% 0.8% 0.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
4013


Political ideology (I-POLITICS)

Very conservative Conservative Moderate Liberal Very liberal TOTAL
One 16.2% 15.7% 18.4% 16.4% 20.3% 17.1%
Two 55.0% 54.4% 52.0% 51.7% 49.3% 52.8%
Three or more 27.7% 29.4% 29.4% 31.3% 28.5% 29.5%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 1.1% 0.5% 0.3% 0.6% 1.9% 0.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
3801