July 2003 Values Update Survey

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(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 13.6% 13.6%
Once a week 25.1% 38.7%
Once or twice a month 16% 54.7%
A few times a year 18.7% 73.4%
Seldom 16% 89.4%
Never 9.5% 98.9%
Don't know/Refused 1.1% 100%
Total N = 2528

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+ TOTAL
More than once a week 9.9% 13.0% 13.1% 13.6% 16.4% 15.9% 13.7%
Once a week 22.8% 17.9% 21.9% 25.0% 26.8% 38.3% 25.1%
Once or twice a month 20.3% 19.1% 17.6% 15.1% 13.4% 10.5% 16.1%
A few times a year 19.3% 23.5% 21.0% 16.3% 17.8% 13.7% 18.8%
Seldom 16.1% 16.2% 17.5% 20.7% 15.8% 8.6% 16.1%
Never 11.2% 9.5% 8.3% 8.0% 9.0% 11.6% 9.4%
Don't know/Refused 0.4% 0.8% 0.6% 1.2% 0.7% 1.4% 0.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
2502


Education (I-EDUC)

Less than High School High school graduate (Grade 12 or GED certificate) Business, Technical, or vocational school AFTER high school or some college, no 4-year degree College graduate (B.S., B.A., or other 4-year degree) Post-graduate training or professional schooling after college (e.g., toward a master's Degree or Ph.D.; law or medical school) TOTAL
More than once a week 15.9% 13.7% 14.5% 11.6% 11.0% 13.6%
Once a week 29.1% 25.6% 21.1% 25.6% 28.8% 25.1%
Once or twice a month 12.9% 12.0% 19.1% 19.6% 18.8% 16.0%
A few times a year 16.4% 18.9% 19.2% 19.5% 18.7% 18.7%
Seldom 14.0% 18.5% 16.4% 14.9% 11.1% 15.9%
Never 9.9% 10.1% 9.0% 7.8% 10.8% 9.5%
Don't know/Refused 1.8% 1.2% 0.8% 1.0% 0.9% 1.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
2525


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Married Divorced or separated Widowed Never been married TOTAL
More than once a week 14.3% 11.8% 21.4% 10.7% 13.6%
Once a week 28.8% 19.8% 35.0% 17.2% 25.1%
Once or twice a month 17.0% 13.3% 11.6% 17.3% 16.0%
A few times a year 18.5% 21.9% 15.0% 18.4% 18.7%
Seldom 13.2% 19.9% 6.9% 22.6% 16.0%
Never 7.1% 12.6% 9.2% 12.7% 9.5%
Don't know/Refused 1.1% 0.8% 0.9% 1.0% 1.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
2518


Race (I-RACE)

White/White Hispanic Black/Black Hispanic Other or mixed race TOTAL
More than once a week 11.8% 26.8% 11.7% 13.7%
Once a week 25.3% 26.3% 20.1% 25.0%
Once or twice a month 15.9% 16.0% 18.1% 16.1%
A few times a year 19.0% 13.8% 25.4% 18.8%
Seldom 16.8% 10.9% 14.9% 15.9%
Never 10.5% 5.5% 5.8% 9.5%
Don't know/Refused 0.7% 0.8% 3.9% 0.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
2488


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
More than once a week 10.3% 16.6% 13.6%
Once a week 21.6% 28.3% 25.1%
Once or twice a month 18.1% 14.1% 16.0%
A few times a year 19.1% 18.4% 18.7%
Seldom 19.7% 12.6% 16.0%
Never 10.0% 9.0% 9.5%
Don't know/Refused 1.2% 1.0% 1.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
2528



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