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Baylor Religion Survey, Wave II (2007) - Analysis

PREMARSX (Weighted by WEIGHT)

Q12d. By your best guess, how would your current place of worship feel about each of the following behaviors? Premarital sex
 FrequencyPercentCumulative Percent
1) Forbids46038.0%38.0%
2) Strongly discourages49040.5%78.4%
3) Somewhat discourages12810.5%89.0%
4) Encourages30.2%89.2%
5) Isn't concerned584.8%94.0%
8) Don't know736.0%100.0%
Missing424
Total Unweighted N = 1224





Age (I-AGE)

 18-29 years old30-39 years old40-49 years old50-59 years old60-69 years old70 years and olderMissingTotal
Forbids42.4%
84
38.4%
89
35.2%
92
35.8%
76
39.4%
65
38.5%
55
038.1%
461
Strongly discourages34.8%
69
40.1%
93
45.2%
118
40.1%
85
41.2%
68
39.2%
56
040.4%
489
Somewhat discourages9.6%
19
6.9%
16
11.9%
31
14.2%
30
9.1%
15
11.9%
17
010.6%
128
Encourages1.5%
3
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
00.2%
3
Isn't concerned5.6%
11
7.3%
17
3.4%
9
4.2%
9
4.2%
7
3.5%
5
04.8%
58
Don't know6.1%
12
7.3%
17
4.2%
11
5.7%
12
6.1%
10
7.0%
10
05.9%
72
Missing54747010959584240
Total 100%
198
100%
232
100%
261
100%
212
100%
165
100%
143
   
1211

Education (I-EDUC)

 No high school diplomaHigh school graduateSome collegeTrade/technical/vocational trainingCollege graduatePostgraduate work/degreeMissingTotal
Forbids42.9%
33
38.9%
135
42.3%
143
30.1%
37
34.4%
53
33.1%
49
737.9%
450
Strongly discourages31.2%
24
42.4%
147
37.6%
127
56.9%
70
39.0%
60
35.8%
53
1240.5%
481
Somewhat discourages7.8%
6
10.7%
37
9.8%
33
4.9%
6
14.9%
23
14.9%
22
210.7%
127
Encourages0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
2.4%
3
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
00.3%
3
Isn't concerned6.5%
5
2.0%
7
4.1%
14
4.9%
6
5.8%
9
9.5%
14
14.6%
55
Don't know11.7%
9
6.1%
21
6.2%
21
0.8%
1
5.8%
9
6.8%
10
26.0%
71
Missing34938533878144811
Total 100%
77
100%
347
100%
338
100%
123
100%
154
100%
148
   
1187

Gender (I-GENDER)

 MaleFemaleMissingTotal
Forbids37.6%
200
38.3%
259
038.0%
459
Strongly discourages38.7%
206
41.9%
284
040.5%
490
Somewhat discourages11.8%
63
9.5%
64
010.5%
127
Encourages0.6%
3
0.0%
0
00.2%
3
Isn't concerned5.6%
30
4.1%
28
04.8%
58
Don't know5.6%
30
6.2%
42
06.0%
72
Missing2222024240
Total 100%
532
100%
677
   
1209

Religion (I-RELIGION)

 Evangelical ProtestantBlack ProtestantMainline ProtestantCatholicOtherNoneMissingTotal
Forbids45.9%
207
35.7%
25
10.0%
27
54.3%
157
41.9%
36
15.0%
3
538.4%
455
Strongly discourages44.6%
201
45.7%
32
44.2%
119
34.9%
101
22.1%
19
35.0%
7
1140.4%
479
Somewhat discourages4.7%
21
4.3%
3
26.4%
71
6.2%
18
12.8%
11
15.0%
3
210.7%
127
Encourages0.0%
0
0.0%
0
1.1%
3
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
00.3%
3
Isn't concerned1.8%
8
4.3%
3
7.8%
21
1.0%
3
18.6%
16
10.0%
2
44.5%
53
Don't know3.1%
14
10.0%
7
10.4%
28
3.5%
10
4.7%
4
25.0%
5
35.7%
68
Missing68661624415844925
Total 100%
451
100%
70
100%
269
100%
289
100%
86
100%
20
   
1185

Region (I-REGION)

 EastMidwestSouthWestMissingTotal
Forbids35.8%
93
36.1%
107
40.7%
173
37.8%
87
038.0%
460
Strongly discourages35.4%
92
44.6%
132
42.6%
181
37.0%
85
040.5%
490
Somewhat discourages16.5%
43
10.8%
32
6.6%
28
10.9%
25
010.6%
128
Encourages0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.7%
3
0.0%
0
00.2%
3
Isn't concerned5.0%
13
2.0%
6
5.2%
22
7.4%
17
04.8%
58
Don't know7.3%
19
6.4%
19
4.2%
18
7.0%
16
05.9%
72
Missing95881011404240
Total 100%
260
100%
296
100%
425
100%
230
   
1211

Worship attendance (I-ATTEND)

 Less than once a yearOnce or twice a yearSeveral times a year1-3 times a monthAbout weeklyWeekly or moreMissingTotal
Forbids30.6%
33
22.4%
34
29.9%
50
34.8%
65
22.7%
22
52.1%
252
438.2%
456
Strongly discourages30.6%
33
44.1%
67
46.1%
77
41.2%
77
48.5%
47
37.2%
180
940.3%
481
Somewhat discourages12.0%
13
21.7%
33
14.4%
24
13.4%
25
7.2%
7
5.2%
25
210.6%
127
Encourages2.8%
3
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
00.3%
3
Isn't concerned12.0%
13
2.0%
3
4.2%
7
3.2%
6
12.4%
12
3.1%
15
14.7%
56
Don't know12.0%
13
9.9%
15
5.4%
9
7.5%
14
9.3%
9
2.5%
12
16.0%
72
Missing37815922104418
Total 100%
108
100%
152
100%
167
100%
187
100%
97
100%
484
   
1195

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