Spiritual Life Study of Chinese Residents

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WHOMPRY3 (Weighted by WEIGHT)

When you pray, to whom do you pray? Third mention
  3) Virgin Mary
  4) The Jade Emperor, or god of heaven
  5) God of wealth, god of the land, god of the kitchen, etc
  6) Buddha(s)
  8) Ancestral spirits, including deceased family members

Category Frequency Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Virgin Mary 6 9.8% 9.8%
The Jade Emperor, or god of heaven 1 1.6% 11.4%
God of wealth, god of the land, god of the kitchen, etc 1 1.6% 13%
Buddha(s) 11 18% 31%
Ancestral spirits, including deceased family members 42 68.9% 99.9%
Missing 6960 % %

Variable Comparisons

Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Virgin Mary 0.0%
0
14.6%
6
10.0%
6
The Jade Emperor, or god of heaven 0.0%
0
2.4%
1
1.7%
1
God of wealth, god of the land, god of the kitchen, etc 5.3%
1
0.0%
0
1.7%
1
Buddha(s) 26.3%
5
12.2%
5
16.7%
10
Ancestral spirits, including deceased family members 68.4%
13
70.7%
29
70.0%
42
Missing 3324 3636 6960
TOTAL 100.0%
19
100.0%
41

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Political ideology (I-POLITICS)

Chinese Communist Party Democratic parties Communist Youth League No political affiliation TOTAL
Virgin Mary 0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
10.9%
6
9.7%
6
The Jade Emperor, or god of heaven 0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
1.8%
1
1.6%
1
God of wealth, god of the land, god of the kitchen, etc 0.0%
0
0.0%
0
16.7%
1
0.0%
0
1.6%
1
Buddha(s) 0.0%
0
0.0%
0
33.3%
2
16.4%
9
17.7%
11
Ancestral spirits, including deceased family members 100.0%
1
0.0%
0
50.0%
3
70.9%
39
69.4%
43
Missing 389 12 731 5799 6931
TOTAL 100.0%
1
100.0%
0
100.0%
6
100.0%
55

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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 TOTAL
Virgin Mary 0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
85.7%
6
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
9.8%
6
The Jade Emperor, or god of heaven 2.6%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
1.6%
1
God of wealth, god of the land, god of the kitchen, etc 2.6%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
1.6%
1
Buddha(s) 21.1%
8
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
12.5%
2
16.4%
10
Ancestral spirits, including deceased family members 73.7%
28
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
14.3%
1
0.0%
0
87.5%
14
70.5%
43
Missing 1229 45 12 172 30 5396 6884
TOTAL 100.0%
38
100.0%
0
100.0%
0
100.0%
7
100.0%
0
100.0%
16

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Education (I-EDUC)

Elementary school Junior high school High school/technical high school College Bachelor's degree Master's degree and above TOTAL
Virgin Mary 33.3%
5
0.0%
0
7.7%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
9.8%
6
The Jade Emperor, or god of heaven 0.0%
0
0.0%
0
7.7%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
1.6%
1
God of wealth, god of the land, god of the kitchen, etc 0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
20.0%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
1.6%
1
Buddha(s) 0.0%
0
22.2%
6
23.1%
3
20.0%
1
100.0%
1
0.0%
0
18.0%
11
Ancestral spirits, including deceased family members 66.7%
10
77.8%
21
61.5%
8
60.0%
3
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
68.9%
42
Missing 1694 2594 1911 487 249 15 6950
TOTAL 100.0%
15
100.0%
27
100.0%
13
100.0%
5
100.0%
1
100.0%
0

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