Spiritual Life Study of Chinese Residents

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RDONEL04 (Weighted by WEIGHT)

Have you done any of the following (or have asked others to do the following for you) in the past twelve months? [Multiple answers.] Fourth mention
  4) Try to get pregnant and give birth in an auspicious year
  5) Get married on an auspicious day and time
  6) Hang talismans to protect the entrance of your household
  7) Display objects having special powers to protect household
  8) Light fireworks to ward off bad luck
  9) Wear accessories such as crystal to ward off bad luck
  10) Hang statue of Buddha etc. in car to ensure good luck

Category Frequency Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Try to get pregnant and give birth in an auspicious year 0 0% 0%
Get married on an auspicious day and time 7 9% 9%
Hang talismans to protect the entrance of your household 10 12.8% 21.8%
Display objects having special powers to protect household 3 3.8% 25.6%
Light fireworks to ward off bad luck 41 52.6% 78.2%
Wear accessories such as crystal to ward off bad luck 16 20.5% 98.7%
Hang statue of Buddha etc. in car to ensure good luck 1 1.3% 100%
Missing 6943 % %

Variable Comparisons

Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Try to get pregnant and give birth in an auspicious year 0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
Get married on an auspicious day and time 9.1%
3
9.1%
4
9.1%
7
Hang talismans to protect the entrance of your household 9.1%
3
15.9%
7
13.0%
10
Display objects having special powers to protect household 3.0%
1
4.5%
2
3.9%
3
Light fireworks to ward off bad luck 69.7%
23
40.9%
18
53.2%
41
Wear accessories such as crystal to ward off bad luck 6.1%
2
29.5%
13
19.5%
15
Hang statue of Buddha etc. in car to ensure good luck 3.0%
1
0.0%
0
1.3%
1
Missing 3311 3633 6944
TOTAL 100.0%
33
100.0%
44

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Political ideology (I-POLITICS)

Chinese Communist Party Democratic parties Communist Youth League No political affiliation TOTAL
Try to get pregnant and give birth in an auspicious year 0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
Get married on an auspicious day and time 0.0%
0
0.0%
0
10.0%
1
9.1%
6
9.0%
7
Hang talismans to protect the entrance of your household 0.0%
0
0.0%
0
20.0%
2
13.6%
9
14.1%
11
Display objects having special powers to protect household 0.0%
0
100.0%
1
0.0%
0
3.0%
2
3.8%
3
Light fireworks to ward off bad luck 100.0%
1
0.0%
0
40.0%
4
54.5%
36
52.6%
41
Wear accessories such as crystal to ward off bad luck 0.0%
0
0.0%
0
30.0%
3
18.2%
12
19.2%
15
Hang statue of Buddha etc. in car to ensure good luck 0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
1.5%
1
1.3%
1
Missing 388 11 727 5787 6913
TOTAL 100.0%
1
100.0%
1
100.0%
10
100.0%
66

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Religion (I-RELIGION)

Buddhism Daoism Confucianism Protestantism Other I don't believe in anything/I don't have any religious beliefs Missing TOTAL
Try to get pregnant and give birth in an auspicious year 0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0

0
0.0%
0
Get married on an auspicious day and time 8.3%
2
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
10.9%
5

0
9.3%
7
Hang talismans to protect the entrance of your household 4.2%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
19.6%
9

0
13.3%
10
Display objects having special powers to protect household 8.3%
2
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0

0
2.7%
2
Light fireworks to ward off bad luck 54.2%
13
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
100.0%
1
25.0%
1
52.2%
24

2
52.0%
39
Wear accessories such as crystal to ward off bad luck 20.8%
5
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
75.0%
3
17.4%
8

1
21.3%
16
Hang statue of Buddha etc. in car to ensure good luck 4.2%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0

0
1.3%
1
Missing 1243 45 12 178 27 5365 0 6870
TOTAL 100.0%
24
100.0%
0
100.0%
0
100.0%
1
100.0%
4
100.0%
46

3

75


Education (I-EDUC)

Elementary school Junior high school High school/technical high school College Bachelor's degree Master's degree and above TOTAL
Try to get pregnant and give birth in an auspicious year 0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
Get married on an auspicious day and time 0.0%
0
8.7%
4
10.5%
2
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
7.9%
6
Hang talismans to protect the entrance of your household 0.0%
0
13.0%
6
15.8%
3
25.0%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
13.2%
10
Display objects having special powers to protect household 0.0%
0
2.2%
1
5.3%
1
0.0%
0
100.0%
1
0.0%
0
3.9%
3
Light fireworks to ward off bad luck 83.3%
5
54.3%
25
42.1%
8
50.0%
2
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
52.6%
40
Wear accessories such as crystal to ward off bad luck 0.0%
0
21.7%
10
26.3%
5
25.0%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
21.1%
16
Hang statue of Buddha etc. in car to ensure good luck 16.7%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
1.3%
1
Missing 1702 2574 1905 487 248 15 6931
TOTAL 100.0%
6
100.0%
46
100.0%
19
100.0%
4
100.0%
1
100.0%
0

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