Religion and Public Life Survey, 2002

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MUSLMBBL

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

Do you happen to know the name of the Islamic equivalent to the Bible? (Koran)
  1) Correct answer
  2) Incorrect answer
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Correct answer 42.9% 42.9%
Incorrect answer 8.2% 51.1%
Don't know/Refused 48.9% 100%
Total N = 2002

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65 + TOTAL
Correct answer 37.4% 46.2% 46.2% 50.8% 39.2% 32.7% 42.8%
Incorrect answer 12.5% 5.6% 7.3% 6.4% 9.2% 10.5% 8.3%
Don't know/Refused 50.1% 48.1% 46.5% 42.7% 51.6% 56.8% 48.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1974


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Correct answer 51.4% 35.0% 42.9%
Incorrect answer 8.1% 8.3% 8.2%
Don't know/Refused 40.5% 56.7% 48.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
2002


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent No preference TOTAL
Correct answer 49.9% 37.1% 44.2% 35.2% 43.1%
Incorrect answer 8.9% 7.7% 8.7% 5.9% 8.3%
Don't know/Refused 41.2% 55.2% 47.1% 58.9% 48.6%
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 24.0% 36.7% 51.1% 61.7% 69.2% 35.4% 42.9%
Incorrect answer 8.5% 9.3% 7.2% 10.3% 4.9% 8.7% 8.2%
Don't know/Refused 67.5% 54.0% 41.7% 28.0% 25.9% 55.9% 48.9%
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 13.0% 28.9% 49.2% 73.6% 42.9%
Incorrect answer 7.7% 11.6% 7.9% 4.0% 8.2%
Don't know/Refused 79.3% 59.5% 42.9% 22.4% 48.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1994


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Married Divorced/Separated Widowed Never been married TOTAL
Correct answer 47.4% 38.2% 18.8% 45.1% 42.9%
Incorrect answer 8.0% 5.6% 9.9% 9.9% 8.2%
Don't know/Refused 44.6% 56.1% 71.4% 44.9% 48.9%
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 48.3% 41.8% 38.0% 42.3% 44.1% 46.6% 43.0%
Incorrect answer 8.7% 9.5% 10.3% 7.3% 6.6% 5.2% 8.3%
Don't know/Refused 43.1% 48.7% 51.7% 50.4% 49.3% 48.2% 48.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1987



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