Religion and Public Life Survey, 2009

Data Archive > U.S. Surveys > General Population > National > Pew Research Center > Analysis


DEVANG_A

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

Just your impression, in the United States today, is there a lot of discrimination against Evangelical Christians, or not? (Q170A) [Note: Questions DEVANG_A through DWOMEN_A were read together as a block, but were read in a random in order within the block.]
  1) Yes, a lot of discrimination
  2) No, not a lot of discrimination
  9) Don't know/Refused (VOL.)

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Yes, a lot of discrimination 26.7% 26.7%
No, not a lot of discrimination 56.3% 83%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 17% 100%
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, a lot of discrimination 21.2% 32.5% 24.3% 27.4% 29.8% 23.8% 26.5%
No, not a lot of discrimination 66.2% 49.3% 63.1% 53.0% 56.9% 53.4% 56.7%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 12.6% 18.2% 12.7% 19.6% 13.3% 22.7% 16.8%
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, a lot of discrimination 31.3% 28.4% 32.7% 25.1% 22.0% 23.8% 27.9%
No, not a lot of discrimination 43.8% 54.0% 50.6% 67.2% 65.3% 65.0% 56.3%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 24.8% 17.6% 16.7% 7.7% 12.7% 11.2% 15.8%
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, a lot of discrimination 26.7% 25.6% 32.5% 20.5% 25.7% 26.8%
No, not a lot of discrimination 59.3% 51.7% 46.4% 52.5% 57.4% 56.4%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 13.9% 22.8% 21.1% 27.1% 17.0% 16.9%
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, a lot of discrimination 34.1% 17.5% 32.8% 17.3% 20.4% 27.0%
No, not a lot of discrimination 47.8% 66.2% 54.0% 69.6% 61.4% 56.3%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 18.1% 16.3% 13.2% 13.1% 18.1% 16.7%
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, a lot of discrimination 29.9% 25.9% 27.7% 28.6% 20.0% 26.7%
No, not a lot of discrimination 40.5% 55.5% 58.8% 60.1% 67.7% 56.4%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 29.6% 18.7% 13.5% 11.3% 12.3% 16.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
2004


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Yes, a lot of discrimination 24.7% 28.6% 26.7%
No, not a lot of discrimination 60.9% 52.1% 56.3%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 14.4% 19.3% 17.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
2010


Political ideology (I-POLITICS)

Very conservative Conservative Moderate Liberal Very liberal TOTAL
Yes, a lot of discrimination 53.8% 29.0% 23.3% 18.5% 28.3% 27.1%
No, not a lot of discrimination 39.5% 55.7% 59.2% 65.1% 60.2% 57.5%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 6.7% 15.3% 17.5% 16.5% 11.5% 15.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1908