Religion and Public Life Survey, 2002

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ATCKGOD

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

Some people think the terrorist attacks on the United States were a signal that God is no longer protecting the United States as much as in the past. Do you think this is true, or not?
  1) Yes, attacks were a signal
  2) No
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Yes, attacks were a signal 5.5% 5.5%
No 90.6% 96.1%
Don't know/Refused 3.9% 100%
Total N = 2002

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65 + TOTAL
Yes, attacks were a signal 4.3% 3.1% 4.1% 6.5% 8.1% 8.0% 5.5%
No 92.7% 93.3% 94.2% 90.1% 87.6% 84.7% 90.7%
Don't know/Refused 3.0% 3.6% 1.7% 3.5% 4.4% 7.3% 3.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1974


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Yes, attacks were a signal 6.4% 4.6% 5.5%
No 90.2% 91.0% 90.6%
Don't know/Refused 3.3% 4.4% 3.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
2002


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent No preference TOTAL
Yes, attacks were a signal 6.1% 6.2% 3.7% 8.9% 5.6%
No 90.6% 90.5% 92.7% 85.2% 90.8%
Don't know/Refused 3.3% 3.3% 3.6% 5.9% 3.6%
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
Yes, attacks were a signal 8.9% 6.0% 5.2% 1.9% 0.3% 5.8% 5.5%
No 86.0% 91.7% 91.5% 95.6% 98.0% 85.8% 90.7%
Don't know/Refused 5.0% 2.3% 3.3% 2.5% 1.6% 8.3% 3.9%
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
Yes, attacks were a signal 10.1% 5.7% 4.9% 3.2% 5.5%
No 84.4% 89.1% 93.3% 94.1% 90.7%
Don't know/Refused 5.5% 5.1% 1.9% 2.7% 3.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1994


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Married Divorced/Separated Widowed Never been married TOTAL
Yes, attacks were a signal 4.7% 6.8% 8.9% 5.1% 5.5%
No 91.6% 89.9% 83.8% 91.6% 90.6%
Don't know/Refused 3.7% 3.4% 7.3% 3.2% 3.9%
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
Yes, attacks were a signal 11.2% 6.2% 2.3% 5.8% 3.2% 4.0% 5.6%
No 84.2% 90.4% 93.4% 91.0% 95.0% 89.5% 90.7%
Don't know/Refused 4.6% 3.3% 4.3% 3.1% 1.8% 6.5% 3.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1987



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