Campaign 2000 Typology Survey

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RELSERV

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

Aside from weddings and funerals how often do you attend religious services…more than once a week, once a week, once or twice a month, a few times a year, seldom, or never?
  1) More than once a week
  2) Once a week
  3) Once or twice a month
  4) A few times a year
  5) Seldom
  6) Never
  9) Don't know/refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
More than once a week 16.7% 16.7%
Once a week 28.4% 45.1%
Once or twice a month 16.4% 61.5%
A few times a year 17.2% 78.7%
Seldom 12.9% 91.6%
Never 7.6% 99.2%
Don't know/refused .8% 100%
Total N = 1999

Variable Comparisons

Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
More than once a week 14.4% 18.8% 16.7%
Once a week 24.4% 31.8% 28.4%
Once or twice a month 17.1% 15.9% 16.4%
A few times a year 19.1% 15.6% 17.2%
Seldom 15.8% 10.4% 12.9%
Never 8.7% 6.6% 7.6%
Don't know/refused 0.6% 0.9% 0.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
1999


Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+ TOTAL
More than once a week 12.0% 11.9% 15.7% 15.0% 19.3% 23.7% 16.8%
Once a week 24.9% 23.5% 28.9% 23.7% 33.0% 34.1% 28.3%
Once or twice a month 19.4% 18.5% 20.8% 18.6% 12.2% 10.0% 16.5%
A few times a year 17.3% 22.5% 17.0% 17.7% 16.6% 13.6% 17.3%
Seldom 12.7% 13.5% 12.1% 17.2% 12.0% 9.8% 12.9%
Never 13.2% 10.2% 4.7% 6.6% 5.9% 8.1% 7.5%
Don't know/refused 0.5% 0.0% 0.8% 1.1% 1.0% 0.8% 0.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1969


Education (I-EDUC)

Less than high school High school graduate Some college College graduate TOTAL
More than once a week 25.5% 17.8% 14.0% 13.8% 16.7%
Once a week 23.0% 27.7% 31.3% 29.1% 28.4%
Once or twice a month 14.1% 15.2% 17.5% 18.2% 16.5%
A few times a year 14.5% 18.1% 15.1% 19.1% 17.2%
Seldom 13.9% 14.2% 10.9% 12.2% 12.8%
Never 7.1% 6.4% 10.3% 7.0% 7.6%
Don't know/refused 1.8% 0.5% 0.9% 0.6% 0.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1994


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Protestant Roman Catholic Other religion No religion or atheist TOTAL
More than once a week 21.5% 8.5% 19.7% 1.4% 17.0%
Once a week 27.7% 39.7% 26.1% 1.7% 28.8%
Once or twice a month 17.9% 17.8% 14.2% 4.1% 16.7%
A few times a year 16.2% 19.3% 18.7% 14.9% 17.1%
Seldom 11.3% 10.2% 13.5% 32.3% 12.5%
Never 4.8% 4.5% 5.7% 45.0% 7.4%
Don't know/refused 0.7% 0.0% 2.1% 0.6% 0.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1931


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
More than once a week 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 16.9%
Once a week 0.0% 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 28.6%
Once or twice a month 0.0% 0.0% 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 16.6%
A few times a year 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 17.4%
Seldom 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0% 0.0% 13.0%
Never 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0% 7.7%
Don't know/refused 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1983


Political ideology (I-POLITICS)

Very conservative Conservative Moderate Liberal or very liberal TOTAL
More than once a week 36.6% 21.2% 11.9% 10.6% 16.7%
Once a week 19.0% 34.3% 28.6% 23.6% 28.5%
Once or twice a month 13.4% 15.7% 17.5% 17.3% 16.5%
A few times a year 8.2% 16.3% 21.0% 15.7% 17.4%
Seldom 11.2% 8.8% 12.3% 20.5% 12.7%
Never 11.6% 2.9% 7.9% 11.9% 7.5%
Don't know/refused 0.0% 0.9% 0.8% 0.4% 0.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1934



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