Religion and Public Life Survey, 2010

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BORN

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

[ASK IF RELIG=1-4,13 OR CHR=1] Would you describe yourself as a "born again" or evangelical Christian, or not?
  1) Yes, would
  2) No, would not
  8) Undesignated
  9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.)

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Yes, would 44.1% 44.1%
No, would not 50.7% 94.8%
Undesignated .1% 94.9%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 5.1% 100%
Total N = 2569

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18 to 24 years old 25 to 34 years old 35 to 44 years old 45 to 54 years old 55 to 64 years old 65 years and older TOTAL
Yes, would 42.5% 40.0% 39.5% 49.0% 47.7% 45.4% 44.4%
No, would not 48.9% 54.9% 55.2% 48.1% 48.3% 49.8% 50.8%
Undesignated 0.3% 0.0% 0.3% 0.0% 0.0% 0.1% 0.1%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 8.3% 5.1% 4.9% 2.9% 4.0% 4.6% 4.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
2524


Worship attendance (I-ATTEND)

More than once a week Once a week Once or twice a month A few times a year Seldom Never TOTAL
Yes, would 77.1% 51.2% 42.3% 28.3% 25.7% 22.9% 44.2%
No, would not 19.3% 44.1% 52.8% 66.1% 69.1% 71.0% 50.9%
Undesignated 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.2% 1.4% 0.1%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 3.6% 4.7% 4.9% 5.7% 5.1% 4.7% 4.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
2540


Race (I-RACE)

White, non-Hispanic Black, non-Hispanic Hispanic Other TOTAL
Yes, would 41.2% 62.0% 45.0% 40.6% 44.3%
No, would not 53.7% 31.5% 49.5% 57.7% 50.5%
Undesignated 0.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.1%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 5.0% 6.5% 5.6% 1.7% 5.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
2547


Education (I-EDUC)

Less than a high school diploma High school graduate (Grade 12 or GED certificate) Technical, trade, or vocational school after high school or some college College graduate (B.S., B.A., orother 4-year degree) Post-graduate training or professional schooling after college (e.g., toward a Master's degree or Ph.D.; law or medical school) TOTAL
Yes, would 51.5% 49.4% 45.4% 35.6% 27.9% 44.2%
No, would not 38.9% 44.5% 50.7% 61.0% 70.1% 50.7%
Undesignated 0.0% 0.2% 0.0% 0.1% 0.0% 0.1%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 9.6% 5.8% 4.0% 3.3% 2.0% 5.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
2554


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Yes, would 41.8% 46.0% 44.1%
No, would not 52.6% 48.9% 50.7%
Undesignated 0.1% 0.1% 0.1%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 5.4% 4.9% 5.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
2569


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Protestant (Baptist, Methodist, Non-denominational, Lutheran, Presbyterian, Pentecostal, Episcopalian, Reformed, Church of Christ, Jehovah's Witness, etc.) Roman Catholic (Catholic) Other Atheist or agnostic Nothing in particular Christian (Vol.) TOTAL
Yes, would 59.4% 18.1% 26.6% 0.0% 33.7% 55.0% 44.4%
No, would not 36.4% 77.5% 67.9% 0.0% 60.1% 38.4% 50.9%
Undesignated 0.2% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.1%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 4.0% 4.4% 5.5% 0.0% 6.2% 6.6% 4.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
2534


Political ideology (I-POLITICS)

Very conservative Conservative Moderate Liberal Very liberal TOTAL
Yes, would 70.9% 49.1% 38.7% 33.2% 36.7% 44.3%
No, would not 26.0% 45.5% 57.7% 63.3% 56.1% 51.3%
Undesignated 0.0% 0.0% 0.1% 0.3% 1.3% 0.1%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 3.1% 5.4% 3.5% 3.3% 5.9% 4.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
2434



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