Faith Matters Survey, 2011

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WOMCHR11(Percentages are unweighted)

13-1f (combined). I'm going to read a list of statements that some people agree with and others don't. For each, please tell me whether you basically agree or basically disagree. How about--Women should be allowed to be priests or clergy in my house of worship? (WOMCHRCHX_11)
  5) Agree strongly
  2) Disagree somewhat
  1) Disagree strongly
  4) Agree somewhat

Category Frequency Percentage Cumulative Percentage Z-Score
Agree strongly 1300 57.7% 57.7% 0.69
Disagree somewhat 324 14.4% 72.1% -1.57
Disagree strongly 154 6.8% 78.9% -2.32
Agree somewhat 475 21.1% 100.0% -0.06

Variable Comparisons


Age (I-AGE)

18-29 30-39 40-49 50-59 60-69 70+ TOTAL
Agree strongly 58.3%
224
65.2%
131
56.7%
185
57.4%
279
59.3%
248
52.7%
215
57.7%
1282
Disagree somewhat 10.7%
41
10.9%
22
14.1%
46
15.2%
74
13.6%
57
19.4%
79
14.3%
319
Disagree strongly 9.1%
35
9.5%
19
5.5%
18
4.9%
24
6.0%
25
7.8%
32
6.9%
153
Agree somewhat 21.9%
84
14.4%
29
23.6%
77
22.4%
109
21.1%
88
20.1%
82
21.1%
469
TOTAL 100.0%
384
100.0%
201
100.0%
326
100.0%
486
100.0%
418
100.0%
408

2223


Education (I-EDUC)

Not high school graduate High school graduate Some postsecondary College graduate Graduate school TOTAL
Agree strongly 48.7%
74
50.1%
254
56.2%
402
61.8%
306
68.4%
260
57.6%
1296
Disagree somewhat 20.4%
31
14.4%
73
14.8%
106
13.9%
69
11.8%
45
14.4%
324
Disagree strongly 9.9%
15
9.1%
46
6.4%
46
5.9%
29
4.7%
18
6.8%
154
Agree somewhat 21.1%
32
26.4%
134
22.5%
161
18.4%
91
15.0%
57
21.1%
475
TOTAL 100.0%
152
100.0%
507
100.0%
715
100.0%
495
100.0%
380

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Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Agree strongly 57.0%
577
58.3%
723
57.7%
1300
Disagree somewhat 12.4%
125
16.0%
199
14.4%
324
Disagree strongly 6.8%
69
6.8%
85
6.8%
154
Agree somewhat 23.8%
241
18.9%
234
21.1%
475
TOTAL 100.0%
1012
100.0%
1241

2253


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent None of the above TOTAL
Agree strongly 45.5%
290
67.6%
554
59.1%
388
47.3%
52
57.8%
1284
Disagree somewhat 22.9%
146
8.4%
69
12.3%
81
22.7%
25
14.4%
321
Disagree strongly 9.9%
63
5.4%
44
6.1%
40
5.5%
6
6.9%
153
Agree somewhat 21.7%
138
18.6%
152
22.4%
147
24.5%
27
20.9%
464
TOTAL 100.0%
637
100.0%
819
100.0%
656
100.0%
110

2222


Race (I-RACE)

Non-Hispanic White Non-Hispanic Black Hispanic Other TOTAL
Agree strongly 58.0%
1011
59.4%
130
49.4%
79
63.0%
68
57.7%
1288
Disagree somewhat 13.8%
240
16.4%
36
23.8%
38
6.5%
7
14.4%
321
Disagree strongly 6.8%
119
5.9%
13
8.1%
13
8.3%
9
6.9%
154
Agree somewhat 21.4%
374
18.3%
40
18.8%
30
22.2%
24
21.0%
468
TOTAL 100.0%
1744
100.0%
219
100.0%
160
100.0%
108

2231


Region (I-REGION)

Northeast North Central South West TOTAL
Agree strongly 66.3%
283
57.8%
347
53.0%
416
57.6%
254
57.7%
1300
Disagree somewhat 10.1%
43
11.2%
67
18.0%
141
16.6%
73
14.4%
324
Disagree strongly 5.4%
23
8.3%
50
7.1%
56
5.7%
25
6.8%
154
Agree somewhat 18.3%
78
22.7%
136
21.9%
172
20.2%
89
21.1%
475
TOTAL 100.0%
427
100.0%
600
100.0%
785
100.0%
441

2253


Religion (I-RELIGION)

None Catholic Mainline Protestant Evangelical Protestant Black Protestant Other TOTAL
Agree strongly 73.6%
285
46.9%
212
77.3%
286
43.1%
223
62.0%
103
52.9%
183
57.7%
1292
Disagree somewhat 2.1%
8
17.5%
79
3.5%
13
23.6%
122
13.3%
22
22.3%
77
14.3%
321
Disagree strongly 2.3%
9
10.6%
48
2.7%
10
9.1%
47
6.6%
11
8.1%
28
6.8%
153
Agree somewhat 22.0%
85
25.0%
113
16.5%
61
24.2%
125
18.1%
30
16.8%
58
21.1%
472
TOTAL 100.0%
387
100.0%
452
100.0%
370
100.0%
517
100.0%
166
100.0%
346

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