Religion and Public Life Survey, 2002

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RELCRSTN

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

(ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ANSWERED THAT THEY WERE 'CHRISTIAN' WHEN ASKED ABOUT RELIGIOUS PREFERENCE) Are you Protestant, Catholic, Mormon, Orthodox such as Greek or Russian Orthodox, or something else?
  1) Protestant
  2) Catholic
  3) Mormon
  4) Orthodox
  5) Something else (specify)
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Protestant 56.9% 56.9%
Catholic 29.7% 86.6%
Mormon 1.9% 88.5%
Orthodox .3% 88.8%
Something else (specify) 9.2% 98%
Don't know/Refused 2.1% 100.1%
Total N = 1617

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65 + TOTAL
Protestant 44.2% 50.4% 52.1% 57.5% 63.6% 70.8% 56.9%
Catholic 39.5% 32.7% 30.2% 30.9% 26.3% 21.9% 29.8%
Mormon 2.7% 3.4% 1.6% 1.5% 1.9% 0.7% 1.9%
Orthodox 0.0% 0.6% 0.6% 0.0% 0.0% 0.4% 0.3%
Something else (specify) 10.1% 10.5% 12.5% 9.2% 7.4% 4.9% 9.2%
Don't know/Refused 3.6% 2.3% 2.9% 0.9% 0.8% 1.3% 1.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1598


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Protestant 57.6% 56.2% 56.8%
Catholic 28.6% 30.6% 29.7%
Mormon 2.2% 1.6% 1.9%
Orthodox 0.3% 0.3% 0.3%
Something else (specify) 8.5% 9.7% 9.2%
Don't know/Refused 2.7% 1.6% 2.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
1617


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent No preference TOTAL
Protestant 60.2% 59.7% 50.1% 59.9% 57.3%
Catholic 26.5% 30.6% 33.5% 22.1% 29.5%
Mormon 3.6% 0.6% 1.3% 1.7% 1.9%
Orthodox 0.2% 0.0% 0.6% 1.2% 0.3%
Something else (specify) 8.0% 7.5% 11.3% 12.2% 9.0%
Don't know/Refused 1.4% 1.5% 3.1% 2.9% 2.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1578


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
Protestant 65.0% 54.2% 54.9% 55.2% 54.0% 57.7% 56.9%
Catholic 22.9% 29.8% 30.4% 36.4% 37.1% 29.2% 29.7%
Mormon 1.3% 1.9% 2.5% 1.9% 3.1% 0.5% 1.9%
Orthodox 0.0% 0.8% 0.0% 0.0% 0.9% 0.0% 0.3%
Something else (specify) 8.6% 10.7% 10.9% 5.7% 4.9% 8.6% 9.2%
Don't know/Refused 2.3% 2.6% 1.3% 0.8% 0.0% 4.1% 2.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1617


Education (I-EDUC)

Less than high school High school graduate Some college College + TOTAL
Protestant 65.8% 57.6% 56.2% 51.2% 56.9%
Catholic 20.9% 28.6% 29.0% 37.3% 29.7%
Mormon 0.7% 1.9% 2.3% 2.0% 1.9%
Orthodox 0.0% 0.5% 0.3% 0.3% 0.3%
Something else (specify) 9.6% 8.7% 10.4% 8.2% 9.1%
Don't know/Refused 2.9% 2.6% 1.8% 1.0% 2.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1612


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Married Divorced/Separated Widowed Never been married TOTAL
Protestant 58.1% 54.6% 71.8% 48.8% 56.9%
Catholic 29.2% 28.2% 19.1% 37.2% 29.7%
Mormon 2.2% 1.4% 1.8% 1.5% 1.9%
Orthodox 0.3% 0.6% 0.0% 0.3% 0.3%
Something else (specify) 8.6% 13.0% 6.1% 9.0% 9.2%
Don't know/Refused 1.6% 2.2% 1.1% 3.2% 2.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1610


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
Protestant 70.2% 51.4% 56.9% 53.0% 57.3% 55.6% 57.0%
Catholic 13.2% 36.0% 34.2% 34.0% 28.9% 21.0% 29.7%
Mormon 2.1% 3.5% 0.4% 0.8% 1.4% 2.4% 1.9%
Orthodox 0.0% 0.2% 0.0% 0.4% 1.4% 0.0% 0.3%
Something else (specify) 14.1% 7.4% 6.1% 8.6% 10.4% 13.7% 9.2%
Don't know/Refused 0.4% 1.4% 2.3% 3.3% 0.6% 7.3% 1.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1611



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