Trends in Political Values and Core Attitudes, 1987-2009

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

Religious service attendance (CHURCH87 and CHURCH97 merged and standardized)
  0) Never/Less than once a month
  1) Once a month or more

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Never/Less than once a month 46.2% 46.2%
Once a month or more 53.8% 100%
Total N = 20474

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-29 30-44 45-59 60-74 75+ TOTAL
Never/Less than once a month 53.9% 48.0% 45.0% 38.0% 34.3% 46.2%
Once a month or more 46.1% 52.0% 55.0% 62.0% 65.7% 53.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
20239


Race (I-RACE)

White Black Other TOTAL
Never/Less than once a month 47.9% 33.4% 47.3% 46.1%
Once a month or more 52.1% 66.6% 52.7% 53.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
20234


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Never/Less than once a month 52.3% 40.6% 46.2%
Once a month or more 47.7% 59.4% 53.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
20474


Education (I-EDUC)

Less than a high school diploma High school graduate (Grade 12 or GED certificate) Business, technical, or vocational school AFTER high school Some college, no four-year degree College graduate (B.S., B.A., or other four-year degree) or higher TOTAL
Never/Less than once a month 47.3% 47.6% 46.7% 45.6% 43.5% 46.1%
Once a month or more 52.7% 52.4% 53.3% 54.4% 56.5% 53.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
20392


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent No preference Other TOTAL
Never/Less than once a month 36.9% 45.7% 53.1% 49.8% 51.7% 46.2%
Once a month or more 63.1% 54.3% 46.9% 50.2% 48.3% 53.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
20122


Region (I-REGION)

Northeast Midwest South West TOTAL
Never/Less than once a month 51.3% 45.5% 38.4% 53.8% 46.2%
Once a month or more 48.7% 54.5% 61.6% 46.2% 53.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
20474



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