Religion and Public Life Survey, 2002

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MUSLMGOD

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

Do you happen to know what name Muslims use to refer to God? (Allah)
  1) Correct answer
  2) Incorrect answer
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Correct answer 47% 47%
Incorrect answer 11.2% 58.2%
Don't know/Refused 41.8% 100%
Total N = 2002

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65 + TOTAL
Correct answer 55.8% 52.2% 49.0% 49.9% 38.7% 34.7% 47.0%
Incorrect answer 8.4% 8.9% 10.7% 13.0% 12.9% 13.3% 11.2%
Don't know/Refused 35.8% 38.9% 40.4% 37.0% 48.4% 52.0% 41.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1974


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Correct answer 54.4% 40.2% 47.0%
Incorrect answer 12.6% 9.9% 11.2%
Don't know/Refused 32.9% 49.9% 41.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
2002


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent No preference TOTAL
Correct answer 53.0% 41.5% 48.6% 40.3% 47.1%
Incorrect answer 10.1% 13.1% 11.7% 5.5% 11.2%
Don't know/Refused 36.9% 45.4% 39.7% 54.2% 41.6%
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
Correct answer 33.9% 42.9% 54.3% 57.6% 64.6% 40.8% 47.0%
Incorrect answer 12.2% 10.1% 11.2% 16.8% 7.9% 10.6% 11.2%
Don't know/Refused 53.8% 47.0% 34.5% 25.5% 27.5% 48.7% 41.8%
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
Correct answer 18.7% 37.5% 54.3% 69.7% 47.1%
Incorrect answer 14.0% 12.2% 10.9% 8.4% 11.1%
Don't know/Refused 67.3% 50.4% 34.8% 21.9% 41.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1994


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Married Divorced/Separated Widowed Never been married TOTAL
Correct answer 47.5% 41.1% 25.4% 58.2% 47.0%
Incorrect answer 11.7% 11.8% 14.2% 8.6% 11.2%
Don't know/Refused 40.8% 47.2% 60.4% 33.2% 41.8%
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
Correct answer 49.2% 44.4% 44.8% 45.5% 51.9% 51.7% 47.2%
Incorrect answer 15.3% 12.2% 11.0% 11.0% 8.4% 7.4% 11.2%
Don't know/Refused 35.5% 43.4% 44.3% 43.4% 39.8% 40.9% 41.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1987



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