Religion and Public Life Survey, 2002

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EDUCR

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

Recoded education
  1) Less than high school
  2) High school graduate
  3) Some college
  4) College +
  9) Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Less than high school 14% 14%
High school graduate 36.5% 50.5%
Some college 23.8% 74.3%
College + 25.3% 99.6%
Refused .4% 100%
Total N = 2002

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65 + TOTAL
Less than high school 19.4% 8.8% 7.2% 9.3% 18.2% 27.2% 14.2%
High school graduate 39.9% 28.7% 39.8% 34.9% 37.6% 38.9% 36.5%
Some college 33.4% 28.7% 23.9% 23.7% 20.8% 14.6% 24.0%
College + 7.3% 33.6% 29.0% 32.1% 22.9% 18.8% 25.1%
Refused 0.0% 0.2% 0.0% 0.0% 0.5% 0.5% 0.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1974


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Less than high school 14.5% 13.5% 14.0%
High school graduate 35.6% 37.4% 36.5%
Some college 23.0% 24.5% 23.8%
College + 26.6% 24.2% 25.3%
Refused 0.2% 0.5% 0.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
2002


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent No preference TOTAL
Less than high school 8.8% 17.0% 15.7% 14.4% 13.9%
High school graduate 32.1% 39.6% 34.6% 52.5% 36.6%
Some college 28.0% 22.2% 22.9% 19.1% 24.0%
College + 31.1% 21.1% 26.6% 14.0% 25.4%
Refused 0.0% 0.2% 0.1% 0.0% 0.1%
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
Less than high school 32.3% 13.1% 4.6% 1.6% 7.9% 20.9% 14.0%
High school graduate 40.3% 49.5% 35.8% 18.1% 11.8% 35.8% 36.4%
Some college 21.7% 23.1% 30.1% 24.6% 21.0% 18.1% 23.8%
College + 5.7% 14.3% 29.6% 55.8% 59.3% 22.6% 25.3%
Refused 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 2.5% 0.4%
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
Less than high school 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 14.0%
High school graduate 0.0% 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 36.6%
Some college 0.0% 0.0% 100.0% 0.0% 23.9%
College + 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0% 25.4%
Refused 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1994


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Married Divorced/Separated Widowed Never been married TOTAL
Less than high school 9.6% 16.3% 35.0% 14.7% 14.1%
High school graduate 36.5% 38.0% 39.3% 34.4% 36.5%
Some college 24.5% 22.7% 10.9% 27.9% 23.9%
College + 29.1% 23.0% 14.2% 22.8% 25.4%
Refused 0.2% 0.0% 0.7% 0.1% 0.2%
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
Less than high school 15.5% 11.1% 11.3% 14.5% 13.8% 23.3% 14.0%
High school graduate 36.2% 33.9% 37.1% 37.4% 40.7% 33.1% 36.4%
Some college 25.5% 24.1% 26.4% 24.0% 22.1% 19.0% 23.9%
College + 22.3% 30.5% 25.2% 24.1% 23.4% 23.3% 25.4%
Refused 0.6% 0.4% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 1.2% 0.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1987



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