Religion and Public Life Survey, 2002

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OFTINVLV

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

(ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ANSWERED THAT THEY ATTEND CHURCH AT LEAST A FEW TIMES A YEAR) Aside from attending religious services, how involved are you in activities at your church or house of worship?/D
  1) Very involved
  2) Somewhat involved
  3) Not too involved
  4) Not at all involved
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Very involved 21.6% 21.6%
Somewhat involved 31.3% 52.9%
Not too involved 28.2% 81.1%
Not at all involved 18.5% 99.6%
Don't know/Refused .4% 100%
Total N = 1523

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65 + TOTAL
Very involved 12.4% 16.5% 18.3% 20.0% 32.6% 30.3% 21.6%
Somewhat involved 32.9% 24.7% 32.0% 33.9% 34.4% 29.5% 31.1%
Not too involved 32.4% 35.0% 30.1% 28.9% 21.2% 21.7% 28.3%
Not at all involved 22.3% 23.8% 19.2% 16.8% 11.8% 17.5% 18.6%
Don't know/Refused 0.0% 0.0% 0.4% 0.4% 0.0% 1.0% 0.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1505


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Very involved 17.9% 24.5% 21.5%
Somewhat involved 30.0% 32.5% 31.4%
Not too involved 31.3% 25.7% 28.2%
Not at all involved 20.3% 17.2% 18.6%
Don't know/Refused 0.5% 0.2% 0.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
1523


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent No preference TOTAL
Very involved 23.0% 23.0% 16.4% 28.3% 21.5%
Somewhat involved 37.2% 28.2% 27.0% 30.3% 31.1%
Not too involved 23.9% 30.3% 32.4% 24.1% 28.3%
Not at all involved 15.2% 18.4% 24.1% 15.9% 18.7%
Don't know/Refused 0.7% 0.1% 0.0% 1.4% 0.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1485


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
Very involved 21.8% 19.4% 22.5% 22.4% 20.5% 23.0% 21.5%
Somewhat involved 31.8% 29.6% 28.8% 28.2% 36.2% 37.4% 31.4%
Not too involved 23.3% 32.0% 31.0% 26.3% 27.5% 24.5% 28.2%
Not at all involved 21.8% 19.1% 17.4% 23.2% 15.7% 14.9% 18.6%
Don't know/Refused 1.3% 0.0% 0.3% 0.0% 0.0% 0.2% 0.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1523


Education (I-EDUC)

Less than high school High school graduate Some college College + TOTAL
Very involved 27.5% 20.0% 19.0% 23.2% 21.6%
Somewhat involved 24.1% 31.9% 32.2% 33.5% 31.4%
Not too involved 26.6% 29.0% 29.0% 27.0% 28.2%
Not at all involved 21.2% 18.5% 19.5% 16.4% 18.5%
Don't know/Refused 0.6% 0.6% 0.3% 0.0% 0.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1518


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Married Divorced/Separated Widowed Never been married TOTAL
Very involved 25.4% 15.3% 29.4% 13.3% 21.6%
Somewhat involved 32.2% 27.1% 32.3% 31.8% 31.3%
Not too involved 27.7% 33.2% 16.9% 31.1% 28.3%
Not at all involved 14.5% 24.5% 20.2% 22.9% 18.4%
Don't know/Refused 0.1% 0.0% 1.2% 0.9% 0.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1516


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
Very involved 64.3% 22.4% 3.5% 1.9% 0.0% 0.0% 21.5%
Somewhat involved 27.8% 45.8% 34.6% 11.9% 0.0% 0.0% 31.3%
Not too involved 4.4% 23.4% 45.7% 38.4% 0.0% 0.0% 28.2%
Not at all involved 2.4% 8.2% 16.3% 47.5% 0.0% 0.0% 18.5%
Don't know/Refused 1.1% 0.2% 0.0% 0.3% 0.0% 0.0% 0.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1523



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