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Is God a he? (Demographic Patterns)

Based on your personal understanding, what do you think God is like? A "He". Results weighted by WEIGHT (Baylor Religion Survey, Wave 2, 2007)


Is God a he? by Age


18-29 years old30-44 years old45-59 years old60-74 years old75 years and olderTOTAL
Strongly disagree18.6%
44
10.9%
50
12.1%
50
10.9%
25
7.4%
7
12.3%
176
Disagree3.0%
7
6.7%
31
11.1%
46
9.1%
21
6.4%
6
7.7%
111
Agree17.8%
42
17.4%
80
15.7%
65
23.9%
55
28.7%
27
18.8%
269
Strongly agree27.1%
64
28.7%
132
28.8%
119
29.6%
68
28.7%
27
28.6%
410
Undecided33.5%
79
36.3%
167
32.2%
133
26.5%
61
28.7%
27
32.6%
467
Missing3650504535216
TOTAL 100.0%
236
100.0%
460
100.0%
413
100.0%
230
100.0%
94

1433



Is God a he? by Church attendance


NeverLess than once a monthLess than once a weekWeekly or moreMissingTOTAL
Strongly disagree23.9%
71
11.9%
50
9.0%
24
6.8%
30

1
12.3%
175
Disagree7.7%
23
9.8%
41
7.5%
20
5.9%
26

1
7.7%
110
Agree15.5%
46
19.8%
83
25.6%
68
16.2%
71

1
18.9%
268
Strongly agree11.4%
34
18.6%
78
22.9%
61
53.7%
235

3
28.7%
408
Undecided41.4%
123
40.0%
168
35.0%
93
17.4%
76

6
32.4%
460
Missing824723550207
TOTAL 100.0%
297
100.0%
420
100.0%
266
100.0%
438

12

1421



Is God a he? by Education


Less than high schoolHigh school graduateSome college or vocational trainingCollege graduatePostgraduate work/degreeMissingTOTAL
Strongly disagree7.3%
7
6.2%
24
10.8%
60
16.4%
31
27.8%
50

3
12.2%
172
Disagree7.3%
7
5.2%
20
7.2%
40
9.0%
17
13.9%
25

1
7.7%
109
Agree21.9%
21
23.7%
92
17.1%
95
17.5%
33
12.8%
23

4
18.8%
264
Strongly agree27.1%
26
37.9%
147
29.0%
161
21.2%
40
18.3%
33

3
28.9%
407
Undecided36.5%
35
27.1%
105
35.9%
199
36.0%
68
27.2%
49

10
32.4%
456
Missing30775526200208
TOTAL 100.0%
96
100.0%
388
100.0%
555
100.0%
189
100.0%
180

21

1408



Is God a he? by Political party


DemocratIndependentRepublicanOtherMissingTOTAL
Strongly disagree17.0%
85
17.6%
54
5.4%
31
18.5%
5

1
12.5%
175
Disagree9.8%
49
9.8%
30
5.1%
29
0.0%
0

3
7.7%
108
Agree19.4%
97
14.1%
43
21.7%
124
11.1%
3

3
19.0%
267
Strongly agree19.6%
98
20.9%
64
39.6%
226
37.0%
10

11
28.3%
398
Undecided34.3%
172
37.6%
115
28.2%
161
33.3%
9

10
32.5%
457
Missing964652100204
TOTAL 100.0%
501
100.0%
306
100.0%
571
100.0%
27

28

1405



Is God a he? by Sex


MaleFemaleTOTAL
Strongly disagree13.3%
89
11.4%
87
12.3%
176
Disagree7.6%
51
7.9%
60
7.8%
111
Agree19.3%
129
18.3%
140
18.8%
269
Strongly agree24.7%
165
32.1%
245
28.6%
410
Undecided35.0%
234
30.4%
232
32.5%
466
Missing108109217
TOTAL 100.0%
668
100.0%
764

1432



Is God a he? by Religion


ProtestantCatholicJewishNoneOtherMissingTOTAL
Strongly disagree7.4%
62
8.8%
28
29.2%
7
41.5%
51
23.9%
22

7
12.2%
170
Disagree6.5%
54
7.5%
24
25.0%
6
15.4%
19
7.6%
7

1
7.9%
110
Agree20.0%
167
26.1%
83
4.2%
1
4.1%
5
6.5%
6

8
18.8%
262
Strongly agree35.3%
294
23.6%
75
0.0%
0
1.6%
2
37.0%
34

3
29.1%
405
Undecided30.8%
257
34.0%
108
41.7%
10
37.4%
46
25.0%
23

23
31.9%
444
Missing993575750203
TOTAL 100.0%
834
100.0%
318
100.0%
24
100.0%
123
100.0%
92

42

1391



Notes

The Baylor Department of Sociology received a three-year grant from the John M. Templeton Foundation, to conduct a nationally representative multi-year study of religious values, practices, and behaviors. Wave 2 of the Baylor Religion Survey was collected in 2007 and includes a deep selection of questions related to religious behaviors, beliefs and belonging. Special topic modules examine race and religion, and personality.