Religion and Public Life Survey, 2002

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RACER

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

Race recoded
  1) White
  2) Black
  3) Other non-white

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
White 82% 82%
Black 11.4% 93.4%
Other non-white 6.6% 100%
Total N = 1982

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65 + TOTAL
White 67.6% 78.1% 84.9% 84.5% 85.8% 88.6% 82.1%
Black 18.9% 11.6% 8.8% 11.6% 9.5% 9.1% 11.2%
Other non-white 13.4% 10.3% 6.3% 3.9% 4.6% 2.4% 6.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1959


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
White 80.7% 83.2% 82.0%
Black 11.5% 11.3% 11.4%
Other non-white 7.7% 5.6% 6.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
1982


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent No preference TOTAL
White 93.0% 70.9% 83.9% 77.7% 82.2%
Black 2.5% 23.3% 9.3% 4.8% 11.3%
Other non-white 4.5% 5.8% 6.8% 17.5% 6.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1929


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
White 72.1% 84.2% 84.5% 83.4% 87.8% 81.6% 82.0%
Black 19.8% 10.2% 9.7% 8.4% 4.6% 11.7% 11.4%
Other non-white 8.1% 5.6% 5.8% 8.1% 7.6% 6.7% 6.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1982


Education (I-EDUC)

Less than high school High school graduate Some college College + TOTAL
White 77.4% 82.0% 82.8% 84.2% 82.1%
Black 17.8% 11.5% 10.7% 8.2% 11.3%
Other non-white 4.8% 6.5% 6.6% 7.6% 6.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1976


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Married Divorced/Separated Widowed Never been married TOTAL
White 87.3% 82.0% 84.4% 69.2% 82.0%
Black 6.6% 14.0% 12.6% 19.7% 11.4%
Other non-white 6.1% 4.1% 3.0% 11.1% 6.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1974


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
White 75.2% 82.2% 78.4% 84.6% 87.9% 84.2% 82.0%
Black 20.1% 11.4% 15.7% 7.5% 6.1% 5.9% 11.4%
Other non-white 4.7% 6.4% 5.9% 7.8% 5.9% 9.9% 6.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1969



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