Religion and Public Life Survey, 2010

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ATTEND

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

Aside from weddings and funerals, how often do you attend religious services? More than once a week, once a week, once or twice a month, a few times a year, seldom, or never?
  1) More than once a week
  2) Once a week
  3) Once or twice a month
  4) A few times a year
  5) Seldom
  6) Never
  9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.)

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
More than once a week 13.7% 13.7%
Once a week 24.5% 38.2%
Once or twice a month 14.3% 52.5%
A few times a year 20% 72.5%
Seldom 15.2% 87.7%
Never 10.7% 98.4%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 1.5% 99.9%
Total N = 3003

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
More than once a week 12.9% 11.2% 13.1% 13.8% 12.6% 18.9% 13.8%
Once a week 21.0% 21.1% 22.2% 26.9% 23.5% 31.3% 24.6%
Once or twice a month 15.3% 12.6% 17.1% 15.5% 15.2% 10.6% 14.4%
A few times a year 25.1% 26.3% 17.0% 20.6% 18.6% 14.9% 20.2%
Seldom 11.9% 14.3% 17.8% 14.7% 17.1% 13.3% 14.9%
Never 11.7% 14.3% 11.5% 7.9% 11.4% 9.0% 10.8%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 2.0% 0.3% 1.3% 0.5% 1.7% 2.0% 1.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
2946


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
More than once a week 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 13.9%
Once a week 0.0% 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 24.9%
Once or twice a month 0.0% 0.0% 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 14.5%
A few times a year 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 20.3%
Seldom 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0% 0.0% 15.5%
Never 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0% 10.9%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
2960


Race (I-RACE)

White, non-Hispanic Black, non-Hispanic Hispanic Other TOTAL
More than once a week 11.7% 24.3% 14.8% 14.2% 13.7%
Once a week 24.2% 27.6% 25.1% 21.7% 24.6%
Once or twice a month 14.3% 15.8% 14.7% 12.4% 14.4%
A few times a year 20.1% 18.9% 21.5% 17.7% 20.0%
Seldom 16.9% 8.0% 12.5% 16.8% 15.3%
Never 11.4% 4.3% 10.8% 14.2% 10.7%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 1.4% 1.1% 0.6% 3.1% 1.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
2973


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
More than once a week 13.9% 14.5% 14.4% 13.0% 10.6% 13.7%
Once a week 25.7% 24.9% 24.0% 22.0% 27.0% 24.5%
Once or twice a month 9.0% 13.5% 14.5% 19.9% 13.6% 14.4%
A few times a year 20.8% 20.0% 19.5% 18.4% 23.8% 20.1%
Seldom 14.8% 15.2% 16.4% 15.3% 13.4% 15.3%
Never 13.0% 10.0% 10.7% 10.6% 10.4% 10.7%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 2.8% 1.8% 0.5% 0.9% 1.1% 1.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
2986


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
More than once a week 10.9% 16.3% 13.7%
Once a week 22.0% 26.8% 24.5%
Once or twice a month 14.7% 14.0% 14.3%
A few times a year 21.1% 19.0% 20.0%
Seldom 16.5% 14.1% 15.3%
Never 13.1% 8.4% 10.7%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 1.7% 1.4% 1.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
3003


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
More than once a week 21.6% 7.2% 11.2% 2.0% 1.5% 19.5% 13.8%
Once a week 27.2% 33.7% 24.1% 0.2% 4.7% 30.7% 24.7%
Once or twice a month 15.2% 18.8% 13.2% 1.8% 8.4% 15.6% 14.5%
A few times a year 17.8% 22.7% 26.1% 9.9% 23.9% 19.6% 20.1%
Seldom 13.1% 12.2% 15.7% 24.9% 30.7% 9.1% 15.5%
Never 4.0% 4.7% 9.4% 61.2% 29.2% 4.3% 10.4%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 1.1% 0.8% 0.2% 0.0% 1.6% 1.3% 1.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
2937


Political ideology (I-POLITICS)

Very conservative Conservative Moderate Liberal Very liberal TOTAL
More than once a week 34.8% 16.7% 9.6% 8.8% 3.8% 13.3%
Once a week 30.2% 32.4% 21.3% 16.3% 16.7% 24.6%
Once or twice a month 13.0% 14.8% 15.7% 13.7% 16.0% 14.9%
A few times a year 7.9% 15.9% 24.8% 24.1% 24.1% 20.4%
Seldom 5.7% 12.9% 16.3% 21.2% 17.7% 15.3%
Never 5.7% 6.2% 11.4% 14.6% 21.8% 10.3%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 2.6% 1.1% 0.8% 1.3% 0.0% 1.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
2839



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