December 2006 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 12.1% 12.1%
Once a week 26.2% 38.3%
Once or twice a month 14% 52.3%
A few times a year 19.9% 72.2%
Seldom 18% 90.2%
Never 9.1% 99.3%
Don't know/Refused .6% 99.9%
Total N = 2007

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+ TOTAL
More than once a week 3.9% 10.9% 11.3% 12.5% 16.3% 16.4% 12.1%
Once a week 30.4% 18.9% 23.1% 25.8% 27.5% 33.7% 26.1%
Once or twice a month 9.4% 19.7% 15.7% 13.3% 10.0% 13.3% 13.9%
A few times a year 26.5% 19.8% 21.4% 19.3% 17.8% 17.2% 20.1%
Seldom 18.5% 20.4% 20.6% 20.4% 17.1% 9.8% 18.0%
Never 10.3% 10.1% 7.9% 8.3% 10.7% 9.2% 9.3%
Don't know/Refused 1.0% 0.3% 0.0% 0.4% 0.7% 0.5% 0.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1969


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
More than once a week 9.7% 14.4% 12.1%
Once a week 22.5% 29.6% 26.2%
Once or twice a month 13.6% 14.4% 14.0%
A few times a year 22.2% 17.8% 19.9%
Seldom 19.8% 16.2% 17.9%
Never 11.4% 7.1% 9.2%
Don't know/Refused 0.8% 0.5% 0.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
2007


Education (I-EDUC)

Less than high school High school graduate Some college College graduate and above TOTAL
More than once a week 15.0% 12.1% 12.4% 10.5% 12.1%
Once a week 22.2% 26.5% 27.0% 27.5% 26.3%
Once or twice a month 15.4% 12.1% 12.6% 17.2% 14.0%
A few times a year 23.9% 20.7% 18.4% 18.4% 20.0%
Seldom 13.4% 19.8% 19.4% 16.2% 17.9%
Never 10.1% 8.1% 9.7% 9.4% 9.1%
Don't know/Refused 0.0% 0.7% 0.3% 0.8% 0.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1994


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
More than once a week 17.8% 10.5% 9.0% 11.7%
Once a week 34.5% 23.3% 23.7% 26.3%
Once or twice a month 12.7% 17.2% 12.4% 14.1%
A few times a year 15.8% 21.0% 21.9% 20.1%
Seldom 12.7% 18.4% 20.6% 17.9%
Never 5.9% 9.1% 11.6% 9.4%
Don't know/Refused 0.5% 0.5% 0.8% 0.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1870


Race (I-RACE)

White non-Hispanic Black non-Hispanic Hispanic or other TOTAL
More than once a week 11.1% 17.2% 12.5% 12.0%
Once a week 26.8% 27.8% 23.5% 26.3%
Once or twice a month 11.9% 18.7% 20.3% 14.1%
A few times a year 20.0% 19.9% 19.5% 19.9%
Seldom 19.5% 10.8% 16.3% 18.0%
Never 10.1% 5.6% 7.6% 9.2%
Don't know/Refused 0.6% 0.0% 0.3% 0.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1985



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