Religion and Public Life Survey, 2002

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OTHRPROT

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

(ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ANSWERED THAT THEY THOUGHT THE U.S. HAS HAD SPECIAL PROTECTION FROM GOD) Do other nations have special protection from God in the same way, or not?
  1) Yes, other nations receive special protection from God.
  2) No
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Yes, other nations receive special protection from God. 76% 76%
No 14.8% 90.8%
Don't know/Refused 9.2% 100%
Total N = 951

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65 + TOTAL
Yes, other nations receive special protection from God. 78.1% 80.4% 77.3% 80.3% 77.8% 65.7% 76.2%
No 19.5% 12.5% 19.1% 11.5% 12.4% 13.2% 14.8%
Don't know/Refused 2.3% 7.0% 3.6% 8.2% 9.8% 21.1% 9.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
939


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Yes, other nations receive special protection from God. 74.8% 76.7% 75.9%
No 15.5% 14.4% 14.8%
Don't know/Refused 9.7% 9.0% 9.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
951


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent No preference TOTAL
Yes, other nations receive special protection from God. 79.4% 77.4% 73.0% 64.4% 76.4%
No 13.9% 13.0% 18.1% 16.7% 14.8%
Don't know/Refused 6.7% 9.5% 8.9% 18.9% 8.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
934


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
Yes, other nations receive special protection from God. 68.6% 78.0% 82.2% 80.1% 77.2% 69.9% 76.0%
No 18.6% 14.8% 12.2% 14.0% 10.5% 16.5% 14.8%
Don't know/Refused 12.8% 7.3% 5.6% 5.9% 12.3% 13.7% 9.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
951


Education (I-EDUC)

Less than high school High school graduate Some college College + TOTAL
Yes, other nations receive special protection from God. 72.3% 76.6% 77.0% 77.3% 76.1%
No 16.3% 15.5% 13.8% 13.9% 14.9%
Don't know/Refused 11.4% 7.9% 9.2% 8.8% 9.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
947


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Married Divorced/Separated Widowed Never been married TOTAL
Yes, other nations receive special protection from God. 80.1% 77.7% 60.6% 72.7% 76.1%
No 11.6% 13.2% 17.7% 22.5% 14.9%
Don't know/Refused 8.4% 9.1% 21.7% 4.8% 9.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
946


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
Yes, other nations receive special protection from God. 73.9% 80.6% 76.4% 78.8% 70.7% 56.6% 75.9%
No 15.8% 11.2% 14.9% 14.1% 19.1% 26.3% 14.9%
Don't know/Refused 10.3% 8.2% 8.7% 7.2% 10.1% 17.1% 9.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
942



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