Baylor Religion Survey, Wave V (2017)

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Q45 (Weighted by WEIGHT)

In general, how happy are you with your life as a whole these days?
  1) Not too happy
  2) Pretty happy
  3) Very happy

Category Frequency Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Not too happy 150 10.2% 10.2%
Pretty happy 782 53.3% 63.5%
Very happy 534 36.4% 99.9%
Missing 28
* The number of missing cases reported above is unweighted. Missing cases are not displayed in tables below.

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

Less than 25 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+ TOTAL
Not too happy 6.7%
7
15.7%
44
11.5%
21
9.3%
25
11.1%
25
9.3%
26
11.0%
148
Pretty happy 52.4%
55
46.1%
129
56.6%
103
54.3%
146
53.5%
121
56.2%
158
53.0%
712
Very happy 41.0%
43
38.2%
107
31.9%
58
36.4%
98
35.4%
80
34.5%
97
36.0%
483
TOTAL 100.0%
105
100.0%
280
100.0%
182
100.0%
269
100.0%
226
100.0%
281

1343


Education (I-EDUC)

No high school degree High school graduate (Grade 12 with diploma or GED certificate) Some college Four year bachelor's degree from a college or university (e.g., BS, BA, AB) Postgraduate TOTAL
Not too happy 29.9%
38
8.1%
32
10.9%
48
8.3%
18
4.8%
12
10.4%
148
Pretty happy 40.2%
51
65.7%
261
51.9%
228
48.6%
106
46.4%
115
53.3%
761
Very happy 29.9%
38
26.2%
104
37.1%
163
43.1%
94
48.8%
121
36.4%
520
TOTAL 100.0%
127
100.0%
397
100.0%
439
100.0%
218
100.0%
248

1429


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Evangelical Protestant Mainline Protestant Black Protestant Catholic Jewish or other religions No Religion TOTAL
Not too happy 10.1%
41
12.2%
22
17.6%
18
11.8%
42
7.4%
9
6.5%
17
10.5%
149
Pretty happy 52.0%
210
49.4%
89
48.0%
49
55.9%
199
49.6%
60
57.3%
150
53.1%
757
Very happy 37.9%
153
38.3%
69
34.3%
35
32.3%
115
43.0%
52
36.3%
95
36.4%
519
TOTAL 100.0%
404
100.0%
180
100.0%
102
100.0%
356
100.0%
121
100.0%
262

1425


Race (I-RACE)

White Black Asian Other races TOTAL
Not too happy 8.7%
97
19.0%
31
4.4%
2
13.4%
20
10.2%
150
Pretty happy 52.9%
587
52.1%
85
60.0%
27
55.7%
83
53.3%
782
Very happy 38.3%
425
28.8%
47
35.6%
16
30.9%
46
36.4%
534
TOTAL 100.0%
1109
100.0%
163
100.0%
45
100.0%
149

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