Religion and Public Life Survey, 2002

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AGER

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

Recoded age
  1) 18-24
  2) 25-34
  3) 35-44
  4) 45-54
  5) 55-64
  6) 65 +
  9) Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
18-24 12.8% 12.8%
25-34 17.6% 30.4%
35-44 21.5% 51.9%
45-54 18.4% 70.3%
55-64 12% 82.3%
65 + 16.6% 98.9%
Refused 1.2% 100.1%
Total N = 2002

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65 + TOTAL
18-24 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 13.0%
25-34 0.0% 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 17.8%
35-44 0.0% 0.0% 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 21.7%
45-54 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 18.6%
55-64 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0% 0.0% 12.1%
65 + 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0% 16.8%
Refused 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%
1974


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
18-24 13.5% 12.1% 12.8%
25-34 18.5% 16.7% 17.6%
35-44 22.2% 20.7% 21.4%
45-54 18.4% 18.3% 18.4%
55-64 11.7% 12.2% 12.0%
65 + 14.8% 18.3% 16.6%
Refused 0.9% 1.6% 1.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
2002


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent No preference TOTAL
18-24 11.6% 11.2% 16.1% 11.5% 12.9%
25-34 17.5% 14.9% 20.5% 17.0% 17.6%
35-44 22.7% 18.1% 23.6% 23.0% 21.5%
45-54 17.7% 20.5% 18.4% 15.3% 18.6%
55-64 12.7% 13.9% 7.8% 18.7% 12.0%
65 + 16.9% 20.9% 12.6% 13.2% 16.6%
Refused 0.8% 0.4% 1.0% 1.3% 0.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1944


Household income (I-INCOME)

Less than $20,000 $20,000 to under $40,000 $40,000 to under $75,000 $75,000 to under $100,000 $100,000 or more Don't know/Refused TOTAL
18-24 21.5% 10.6% 10.2% 5.3% 12.8% 15.3% 12.8%
25-34 13.7% 23.7% 21.3% 20.2% 13.1% 6.2% 17.6%
35-44 11.8% 21.6% 27.6% 28.0% 25.9% 15.7% 21.4%
45-54 10.8% 14.9% 22.0% 26.7% 28.5% 16.0% 18.4%
55-64 12.2% 12.8% 10.0% 9.6% 13.4% 14.3% 12.0%
65 + 29.7% 16.2% 8.4% 9.3% 5.9% 26.4% 16.6%
Refused 0.3% 0.2% 0.5% 0.9% 0.3% 6.0% 1.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
2002


Education (I-EDUC)

Less than high school High school graduate Some college College + TOTAL
18-24 17.8% 14.0% 17.9% 3.7% 12.8%
25-34 11.0% 13.8% 21.2% 23.3% 17.6%
35-44 11.0% 23.4% 21.5% 24.6% 21.5%
45-54 12.2% 17.6% 18.3% 23.3% 18.5%
55-64 15.6% 12.3% 10.4% 10.8% 11.9%
65 + 32.3% 17.7% 10.2% 12.3% 16.6%
Refused 0.0% 1.1% 0.6% 2.1% 1.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1994


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Married Divorced/Separated Widowed Never been married TOTAL
18-24 3.1% 2.6% 1.0% 46.4% 12.9%
25-34 18.2% 14.0% 0.3% 25.5% 17.7%
35-44 24.7% 28.7% 4.6% 15.6% 21.6%
45-54 22.8% 27.5% 5.6% 6.7% 18.4%
55-64 15.1% 15.6% 13.5% 1.9% 12.0%
65 + 15.0% 10.8% 74.6% 3.6% 16.6%
Refused 1.1% 0.8% 0.3% 0.4% 0.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1990


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
18-24 10.7% 10.3% 17.7% 13.5% 14.3% 11.0% 12.9%
25-34 13.6% 10.5% 21.9% 20.6% 23.8% 19.9% 17.7%
35-44 16.8% 20.3% 20.9% 24.4% 23.6% 23.6% 21.4%
45-54 18.0% 17.7% 19.2% 19.9% 18.6% 16.0% 18.4%
55-64 17.9% 14.2% 8.3% 10.0% 7.3% 14.7% 12.0%
65 + 22.3% 25.3% 11.6% 10.9% 10.7% 14.1% 16.6%
Refused 0.7% 1.8% 0.3% 0.7% 1.6% 0.6% 1.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1987



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