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Religious tradition (Demographic Patterns)

Religious tradition of the respondent (Respondent's stated religious preference recoded into major religious traditions).. Results weighted by WEIGHT (Baylor Religion Survey, Wave 2, 2007)


Religious tradition by Age


18-29 years old30-44 years old45-59 years old60-74 years old75 years and olderTOTAL
Evangelical Protestant40.1%
103
35.6%
176
31.5%
142
27.5%
73
26.4%
33
33.1%
527
Black Protestant3.9%
10
6.5%
32
5.1%
23
3.4%
9
1.6%
2
4.8%
76
Mainline Protestant17.5%
45
14.4%
71
20.0%
90
30.9%
82
32.8%
41
20.7%
329
Catholic16.7%
43
19.8%
98
23.9%
108
26.8%
71
26.4%
33
22.2%
353
Jewish1.6%
4
1.6%
8
2.2%
10
1.5%
4
4.0%
5
1.9%
31
Other4.3%
11
8.9%
44
6.0%
27
3.4%
9
4.0%
5
6.0%
96
None16.0%
41
13.2%
65
11.3%
51
6.4%
17
4.8%
6
11.3%
180
Missing13181110456
TOTAL 100.0%
257
100.0%
494
100.0%
451
100.0%
265
100.0%
125

1592



Religious tradition by Church attendance


NeverLess than once a monthLess than once a weekWeekly or moreMissingTOTAL
Evangelical Protestant17.0%
59
28.1%
129
33.4%
96
49.4%
242

1
33.2%
526
Black Protestant0.6%
2
4.4%
20
6.6%
19
6.5%
32

3
4.6%
73
Mainline Protestant14.7%
51
26.4%
121
28.6%
82
15.3%
75

0
20.8%
329
Catholic15.8%
55
26.6%
122
24.4%
70
21.2%
104

1
22.2%
351
Jewish2.6%
9
3.3%
15
1.7%
5
0.0%
0

1
1.8%
29
Other6.3%
22
5.4%
25
5.2%
15
6.9%
34

0
6.1%
96
None43.1%
150
5.9%
27
0.0%
0
0.6%
3

0
11.4%
180
Missing30623041
TOTAL 100.0%
348
100.0%
459
100.0%
287
100.0%
490

6

1584



Religious tradition by Education


Less than high schoolHigh school graduateSome college or vocational trainingCollege graduatePostgraduate work/degreeMissingTOTAL
Evangelical Protestant36.0%
41
34.4%
158
39.8%
232
20.7%
43
21.7%
43

9
33.1%
517
Black Protestant9.6%
11
3.9%
18
5.7%
33
3.8%
8
3.0%
6

0
4.9%
76
Mainline Protestant14.0%
16
24.2%
111
15.8%
92
24.0%
50
26.8%
53

8
20.6%
322
Catholic23.7%
27
24.4%
112
20.8%
121
23.6%
49
17.7%
35

8
22.0%
344
Jewish0.0%
0
0.4%
2
1.0%
6
2.9%
6
7.6%
15

0
1.9%
29
Other0.9%
1
5.0%
23
6.5%
38
8.2%
17
7.6%
15

3
6.0%
94
None15.8%
18
7.6%
35
10.5%
61
16.8%
35
15.7%
31

1
11.5%
180
Missing1262673054
TOTAL 100.0%
114
100.0%
459
100.0%
583
100.0%
208
100.0%
198

29

1562



Religious tradition by Political party


DemocratIndependentRepublicanOtherMissingTOTAL
Evangelical Protestant18.1%
105
31.9%
106
48.5%
298
23.5%
8

10
33.1%
517
Black Protestant10.9%
63
1.5%
5
1.0%
6
5.9%
2

1
4.9%
76
Mainline Protestant23.3%
135
16.6%
55
20.4%
125
14.7%
5

9
20.5%
320
Catholic22.9%
133
24.7%
82
20.5%
126
11.8%
4

7
22.1%
345
Jewish2.8%
16
2.7%
9
0.8%
5
0.0%
0

0
1.9%
30
Other6.0%
35
5.4%
18
5.9%
36
17.6%
6

1
6.1%
95
None16.0%
93
17.2%
57
2.9%
18
26.5%
9

3
11.3%
177
Missing161993047
TOTAL 100.0%
580
100.0%
332
100.0%
614
100.0%
34

31

1560



Religious tradition by Sex


MaleFemaleTOTAL
Evangelical Protestant31.1%
234
34.9%
292
33.1%
526
Black Protestant4.9%
37
4.7%
39
4.8%
76
Mainline Protestant19.9%
150
21.4%
179
20.7%
329
Catholic21.2%
160
22.9%
192
22.1%
352
Jewish2.0%
15
1.8%
15
1.9%
30
Other6.2%
47
5.9%
49
6.0%
96
None14.6%
110
8.5%
71
11.4%
181
Missing223557
TOTAL 100.0%
753
100.0%
837

1590



Religious tradition by Religion


ProtestantCatholicJewishNoneOtherTOTAL
Evangelical Protestant56.5%
527
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
33.1%
527
Black Protestant8.2%
76
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
4.8%
76
Mainline Protestant35.3%
329
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
20.7%
329
Catholic0.0%
0
100.0%
352
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
22.1%
352
Jewish0.0%
0
0.0%
0
100.0%
30
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
1.9%
30
Other0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
100.0%
96
6.0%
96
None0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
100.0%
181
0.0%
0
11.4%
181
TOTAL 100.0%
932
100.0%
352
100.0%
30
100.0%
181
100.0%
96

1591



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.