Religion and Public Life Survey, 2009

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PFRELG_A

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

[Lately], have you gotten help from your church or house of worship to help make ends meet, or not? (Q115F)
  1) Yes
  2) No
  9) Don't know/Refused (VOL.)

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Yes 8.6% 8.6%
No 91.2% 99.8%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) .3% 100.1%
Total N = 2010

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 10.9% 9.7% 13.1% 8.9% 5.5% 3.8% 8.7%
No 88.2% 90.3% 86.9% 90.9% 94.1% 96.0% 91.0%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 0.9% 0.0% 0.0% 0.2% 0.4% 0.2% 0.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1980


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 23.0% 13.7% 5.4% 3.8% 2.0% 1.7% 9.0%
No 76.3% 86.2% 94.6% 96.2% 98.0% 97.7% 90.7%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 0.7% 0.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.6% 0.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1652


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Married Living with a partner Divorced or separated Widowed Never been married TOTAL
Yes 5.3% 15.0% 15.4% 9.7% 10.3% 8.6%
No 94.5% 83.0% 84.5% 90.1% 89.7% 91.1%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 0.2% 2.1% 0.1% 0.2% 0.0% 0.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1999


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Protestant Roman Catholic Other Christian (Mormon, Orthodox, Unitarian, self-identified as Christian) Other religion Atheist, agnostic, nothing in particular TOTAL
Yes 9.5% 8.6% 8.8% 4.8% 8.1% 8.7%
No 90.4% 91.2% 90.9% 95.2% 90.9% 91.0%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 0.1% 0.2% 0.3% 0.0% 1.0% 0.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1974


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 18.1% 9.1% 7.7% 5.4% 2.1% 8.6%
No 80.8% 90.9% 92.2% 94.2% 97.5% 91.1%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 1.1% 0.0% 0.1% 0.4% 0.4% 0.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
2004


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Yes 8.1% 9.0% 8.6%
No 91.5% 90.8% 91.1%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 0.4% 0.1% 0.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
2010


Political ideology (I-POLITICS)

Very conservative Conservative Moderate Liberal Very liberal TOTAL
Yes 9.5% 8.4% 6.5% 12.1% 10.8% 8.5%
No 90.5% 91.4% 93.5% 86.9% 88.5% 91.2%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 0.0% 0.2% 0.1% 1.1% 0.7% 0.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1908