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Speaking in tongues (Demographic Patterns)

Please indicate whether or not you have ever had any of the following experiences: I spoke or prayed in tongues. Results weighted by WEIGHT (Baylor Religion Survey, Wave 2, 2007)


Speaking in tongues by Age


18-29 years old30-44 years old45-59 years old60-74 years old75 years and olderTOTAL
Yes5.7%
15
7.5%
38
9.6%
44
6.5%
17
6.8%
8
7.6%
122
No94.3%
250
92.5%
470
90.4%
413
93.5%
246
93.2%
110
92.4%
1489
Missing735121239
TOTAL 100.0%
265
100.0%
508
100.0%
457
100.0%
263
100.0%
118

1611



Speaking in tongues by Church attendance


NeverLess than once a monthLess than once a weekWeekly or moreMissingTOTAL
Yes2.4%
9
4.0%
18
6.4%
18
15.4%
74

1
7.5%
119
No97.6%
364
96.0%
433
93.6%
265
84.6%
406

20
92.5%
1468
Missing514612037
TOTAL 100.0%
373
100.0%
451
100.0%
283
100.0%
480

21

1587



Speaking in tongues by Education


Less than high schoolHigh school graduateSome college or vocational trainingCollege graduatePostgraduate work/degreeMissingTOTAL
Yes12.6%
15
9.5%
43
6.5%
39
6.1%
13
4.5%
9

1
7.5%
119
No87.4%
104
90.5%
408
93.5%
560
93.9%
199
95.5%
190

27
92.5%
1461
Missing714932035
TOTAL 100.0%
119
100.0%
451
100.0%
599
100.0%
212
100.0%
199

28

1580



Speaking in tongues by Political party


DemocratIndependentRepublicanOtherMissingTOTAL
Yes6.5%
38
7.2%
25
9.0%
55
2.8%
1

2
7.5%
119
No93.5%
547
92.8%
323
91.0%
555
97.2%
35

29
92.5%
1460
Missing125121030
TOTAL 100.0%
585
100.0%
348
100.0%
610
100.0%
36

31

1579



Speaking in tongues by Sex


MaleFemaleTOTAL
Yes6.3%
48
8.6%
73
7.5%
121
No93.7%
709
91.4%
780
92.5%
1489
Missing182038
TOTAL 100.0%
757
100.0%
853

1610



Speaking in tongues by Religion


ProtestantCatholicJewishNoneOtherMissingTOTAL
Yes11.3%
103
3.5%
12
0.0%
0
1.1%
2
2.1%
2

1
7.6%
119
No88.7%
808
96.5%
330
100.0%
30
98.9%
177
97.9%
93

52
92.4%
1438
Missing2111111035
TOTAL 100.0%
911
100.0%
342
100.0%
30
100.0%
179
100.0%
95

53

1557



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.