Religion and Public Life Survey, 2002

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AMCHRSTN

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

(ASKED ONLY ON FORM 2) All in all, do you think a person can be a good American if he or she does not believe in basic Judeo-Christian values?
  1) Yes
  2) No
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Yes 80.2% 80.2%
No 13.8% 94%
Don't know/Refused 6.1% 100.1%
Total N = 944

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65 + TOTAL
Yes 83.7% 83.9% 81.5% 79.4% 79.7% 74.6% 80.4%
No 10.7% 11.2% 13.6% 13.9% 12.9% 19.1% 13.7%
Don't know/Refused 5.6% 5.0% 4.9% 6.7% 7.4% 6.3% 5.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
933


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Yes 83.8% 76.8% 80.2%
No 10.5% 16.8% 13.8%
Don't know/Refused 5.7% 6.4% 6.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
944


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent No preference TOTAL
Yes 83.5% 78.4% 82.4% 76.7% 81.0%
No 12.9% 16.3% 12.5% 12.0% 13.8%
Don't know/Refused 3.7% 5.3% 5.1% 11.3% 5.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
918


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 73.5% 79.8% 84.8% 86.3% 92.8% 72.3% 80.3%
No 20.7% 11.6% 11.7% 10.6% 5.8% 17.0% 13.7%
Don't know/Refused 5.8% 8.6% 3.5% 3.1% 1.4% 10.7% 6.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
944


Education (I-EDUC)

Less than high school High school graduate Some college College + TOTAL
Yes 63.7% 78.4% 87.1% 85.8% 80.2%
No 26.6% 13.1% 10.2% 10.9% 13.8%
Don't know/Refused 9.7% 8.5% 2.8% 3.3% 6.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
940


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Married Divorced/Separated Widowed Never been married TOTAL
Yes 81.4% 77.7% 69.1% 83.2% 80.1%
No 13.0% 16.8% 23.0% 9.8% 13.8%
Don't know/Refused 5.5% 5.5% 7.9% 7.0% 6.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
938


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 72.3% 78.9% 79.9% 82.6% 83.0% 87.0% 80.2%
No 16.6% 17.9% 13.7% 12.1% 9.6% 8.1% 13.8%
Don't know/Refused 11.1% 3.3% 6.4% 5.3% 7.4% 5.0% 6.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
935



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