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Baylor Religion Survey, Wave I (2005) - Analysis

Q77

Q77 Which of the statements below best summarizes your opinion of professional astrologers, psychics, palm readers, and other people who claim to foresee the future
 FrequencyPercentCumulative PercentZ-Score
1) At least some really have the power to foresee the future35621.0%21.0%-1.58
2) May believe they can tell the future/mentally ill/deluded24114.2%35.2%-0.70
3) Know they cannot tell the future and are simply lying47528.0%63.2%0.17
4) I have no opinion62436.8%100.0%1.04
Missing25
Total Unweighted N = 1696





Gender (I-GENDER)

 MaleFemaleMissingTotal
At least some really have the power to foresee the future12.4%
91
27.6%
265
021.0%
356
May believe they can tell the future/mentally ill/deluded16.6%
122
12.4%
119
014.2%
241
Know they cannot tell the future and are simply lying36.5%
268
21.5%
207
028.0%
475
I have no opinion34.6%
254
38.5%
370
036.8%
624
Missing1015250
Total 100%
735
100%
961
   
1696

Race (I-RACE)

 WhiteBlackOtherMissingTotal
At least some really have the power to foresee the future20.3%
303
28.1%
18
29.4%
30
521.2%
351
May believe they can tell the future/mentally ill/deluded14.9%
222
7.8%
5
9.8%
10
414.3%
237
Know they cannot tell the future and are simply lying28.9%
430
15.6%
10
23.5%
24
1128.0%
464
I have no opinion35.9%
535
48.4%
31
37.3%
38
2036.5%
604
Missing1821654
Total 100%
1490
100%
64
100%
102
   
1656

Religion (I-RELIGION)

 CatholicProtestantOtherNoneMissingTotal
At least some really have the power to foresee the future23.6%
88
18.1%
176
27.1%
36
21.9%
40
1620.4%
340
May believe they can tell the future/mentally ill/deluded10.2%
38
15.2%
148
16.5%
22
16.4%
30
314.3%
238
Know they cannot tell the future and are simply lying26.0%
97
29.6%
289
24.1%
32
26.8%
49
828.1%
467
I have no opinion40.2%
150
37.1%
362
32.3%
43
35.0%
64
537.2%
619
Missing71501572
Total 100%
373
100%
975
100%
133
100%
183
   
1664

Age (I-AGE)

 18-3031-4445-6465+MissingTotal
At least some really have the power to foresee the future32.8%
43
21.7%
81
21.4%
158
16.1%
70
421.0%
352
May believe they can tell the future/mentally ill/deluded16.0%
21
12.6%
47
13.7%
101
16.1%
70
214.2%
239
Know they cannot tell the future and are simply lying28.2%
37
31.6%
118
27.1%
200
26.7%
116
428.1%
471
I have no opinion22.9%
30
34.0%
127
37.9%
280
41.1%
179
836.7%
616
Missing06107432
Total 100%
131
100%
373
100%
739
100%
435
   
1678

Worship attendance (I-ATTEND)

 Never< 1 Month< 1 a WeekWeekly +MissingTotal
At least some really have the power to foresee the future25.2%
90
25.2%
118
21.9%
42
15.6%
103
321.1%
353
May believe they can tell the future/mentally ill/deluded12.6%
45
12.6%
59
12.5%
24
16.7%
110
314.2%
238
Know they cannot tell the future and are simply lying23.8%
85
25.0%
117
29.2%
56
32.2%
212
528.0%
470
I have no opinion38.4%
137
37.2%
174
36.5%
70
35.5%
234
936.7%
615
Missing16214452
Total 100%
357
100%
468
100%
192
100%
659
   
1676

Political ideology (I-POLITICS)

 George W. BushJohn KerryRalph NaderSomebody elseNo preferenceMissingTotal
At least some really have the power to foresee the future16.3%
133
25.1%
169
24.0%
6
22.0%
28
39.5%
15
520.9%
351
May believe they can tell the future/mentally ill/deluded16.6%
136
12.3%
83
12.0%
3
12.6%
16
5.3%
2
114.3%
240
Know they cannot tell the future and are simply lying33.8%
276
23.3%
157
24.0%
6
22.8%
29
13.2%
5
228.2%
473
I have no opinion33.3%
272
39.2%
264
40.0%
10
42.5%
54
42.1%
16
836.7%
616
Missing146020413
Total 100%
817
100%
673
100%
25
100%
127
100%
38
   
1680

Education (I-EDUC)

 HS gradSome collegeJr collegeCollege graduatePostgraduate work/DegreeMissingTotal
At least some really have the power to foresee the future22.6%
14
20.2%
50
21.5%
87
23.7%
33
22.0%
91
19.4%
78
321.1%
353
May believe they can tell the future/mentally ill/deluded11.3%
7
7.7%
19
18.1%
73
10.8%
15
11.8%
49
19.1%
77
114.4%
240
Know they cannot tell the future and are simply lying19.4%
12
28.2%
70
26.2%
106
27.3%
38
30.9%
128
27.8%
112
927.9%
466
I have no opinion46.8%
29
44.0%
109
34.2%
138
38.1%
53
35.3%
146
33.7%
136
1336.6%
611
Missing096113515
Total 100%
62
100%
248
100%
404
100%
139
100%
414
100%
403
   
1670

Marital status (I-MARITAL)

 Never marriedMarriedLiving as marriedSeparated/DivorcedWidowedMissingTotal
At least some really have the power to foresee the future31.6%
60
18.2%
189
36.2%
21
22.1%
52
20.5%
31
321.1%
353
May believe they can tell the future/mentally ill/deluded10.5%
20
15.1%
156
12.1%
7
14.9%
35
14.6%
22
114.4%
240
Know they cannot tell the future and are simply lying32.6%
62
28.9%
299
24.1%
14
23.8%
56
23.2%
35
927.9%
466
I have no opinion25.3%
48
37.8%
392
27.6%
16
39.1%
92
41.7%
63
1336.6%
611
Missing27372514
Total 100%
190
100%
1036
100%
58
100%
235
100%
151
   
1670

Household income (I-INCOME)

 < $20,000$20,001-$35,000$35,001-$50,000$50,001 - $100,000$100,001+MissingTotal
At least some really have the power to foresee the future26.4%
51
23.9%
55
24.1%
72
19.6%
106
18.8%
62
1021.7%
346
May believe they can tell the future/mentally ill/deluded11.9%
23
13.5%
31
15.7%
47
13.8%
75
17.0%
56
914.6%
232
Know they cannot tell the future and are simply lying22.3%
43
24.3%
56
23.4%
70
30.4%
165
32.1%
106
3527.6%
440
I have no opinion39.4%
76
38.3%
88
36.8%
110
36.2%
196
32.1%
106
4836.1%
576
Missing423711278
Total 100%
193
100%
230
100%
299
100%
542
100%
330
   
1594

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