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Faith Matters Survey, 2006 - Analysis

WEDINREL

9-8. How important is it to you that your children marry someone of your own faith?
 FrequencyPercentCumulative PercentZ-Score
0) Not important at all91737.9%37.9%-0.95
1) Not very important43818.1%56.0%-0.26
2) Somewhat important50420.8%76.8%0.43
3) Very important52721.8%98.6%1.12
8) Don't know/No opinion231.0%99.5%4.57
9) No answer/Refused120.5%100.0%5.26
Missing687
Total Unweighted N = 2421





Age (I-AGE)

 18-29 years old30-39 years old40-49 years old50-59 years old60-69 years old70 years and olderMissingTotal
Not important at all39.0%
90
35.6%
124
39.6%
214
39.7%
208
42.9%
171
27.9%
96
1437.8%
903
Not very important19.9%
46
14.9%
52
17.4%
94
18.3%
96
19.5%
78
20.9%
72
018.4%
438
Somewhat important16.0%
37
21.0%
73
21.1%
114
20.6%
108
20.8%
83
23.0%
79
1020.7%
494
Very important20.8%
48
27.3%
95
20.9%
113
20.8%
109
16.3%
65
25.6%
88
921.7%
518
Don't know/No opinion2.6%
6
0.9%
3
0.6%
3
0.4%
2
0.3%
1
2.0%
7
10.9%
22
No answer/Refused1.7%
4
0.3%
1
0.4%
2
0.2%
1
0.3%
1
0.6%
2
10.5%
11
Missing194108120109667172219
Total 100%
231
100%
348
100%
540
100%
524
100%
399
100%
344
   
2386

Education (I-EDUC)

 High school incomplete (grades 0-11)High school graduate/GEDBusiness, technical, or vocational schoolSome college, no four-year degreeCollege graduatePost graduate training or professionalMissingTotal
Not important at all35.4%
70
36.6%
244
35.7%
35
41.9%
285
30.5%
128
43.2%
145
1037.8%
907
Not very important17.7%
35
17.5%
117
21.4%
21
18.2%
124
19.5%
82
17.6%
59
018.3%
438
Somewhat important13.1%
26
21.9%
146
23.5%
23
17.9%
122
25.0%
105
22.6%
76
620.8%
498
Very important30.3%
60
22.2%
148
19.4%
19
20.9%
142
23.8%
100
16.1%
54
421.8%
523
Don't know/No opinion3.5%
7
0.9%
6
0.0%
0
1.0%
7
0.2%
1
0.3%
1
10.9%
22
No answer/Refused0.0%
0
0.9%
6
0.0%
0
0.1%
1
1.0%
4
0.3%
1
00.5%
12
Missing491602617614711770812
Total 100%
198
100%
667
100%
98
100%
681
100%
420
100%
336
   
2400

Region (I-REGION)

 NortheastNorth CentralSouthWestMissingTotal
Not important at all47.1%
196
37.4%
210
31.6%
282
41.4%
229
037.9%
917
Not very important17.1%
71
22.3%
125
17.7%
158
15.2%
84
018.1%
438
Somewhat important17.3%
72
22.5%
126
23.1%
206
18.1%
100
020.8%
504
Very important17.1%
71
16.9%
95
26.2%
233
23.1%
128
021.8%
527
Don't know/No opinion1.0%
4
0.4%
2
0.9%
8
1.6%
9
01.0%
23
No answer/Refused0.5%
2
0.5%
3
0.4%
4
0.5%
3
00.5%
12
Missing1541472301566870
Total 100%
416
100%
561
100%
891
100%
553
   
2421

Religion (I-RELIGION)

 NoneCatholicMainline ProtestantEvangelical Protestant/Other ProtestantBlack ProtestantOtherMissingTotal
Not important at all75.0%
237
33.4%
189
40.3%
167
25.3%
189
32.1%
62
38.8%
64
937.8%
908
Not very important11.4%
36
23.5%
133
25.1%
104
14.7%
110
15.5%
30
13.9%
23
218.2%
436
Somewhat important6.3%
20
23.7%
134
21.7%
90
24.3%
181
21.2%
41
20.0%
33
520.8%
499
Very important5.1%
16
17.5%
99
11.4%
47
35.0%
261
29.0%
56
27.3%
45
321.8%
524
Don't know/No opinion1.9%
6
1.2%
7
0.5%
2
0.7%
5
1.0%
2
0.0%
0
10.9%
22
No answer/Refused0.3%
1
0.7%
4
1.0%
4
0.0%
0
1.0%
2
0.0%
0
10.5%
11
Missing15516085167495970812
Total 100%
316
100%
566
100%
414
100%
746
100%
193
100%
165
   
2400

Gender (I-GENDER)

 MaleFemaleMissingTotal
Not important at all42.3%
451
34.4%
466
037.9%
917
Not very important18.5%
197
17.8%
241
018.1%
438
Somewhat important18.6%
198
22.6%
306
020.8%
504
Very important18.9%
201
24.1%
326
021.8%
527
Don't know/No opinion1.0%
11
0.9%
12
01.0%
23
No answer/Refused0.8%
8
0.3%
4
00.5%
12
Missing3843036870
Total 100%
1066
100%
1355
   
2421

Political party (I-PARTYID)

 Strong RepublicanWeak Republican or leans RepublicanIndependentDemocratic leanerWeak DemocratStrong DemocratMissingTotal
Not important at all23.7%
91
32.2%
170
43.4%
75
54.5%
122
44.1%
158
44.1%
212
8938.5%
828
Not very important12.2%
47
21.0%
111
16.8%
29
16.5%
37
21.5%
77
19.1%
92
4518.3%
393
Somewhat important22.9%
88
25.6%
135
17.3%
30
17.0%
38
17.3%
62
19.3%
93
5820.8%
446
Very important40.1%
154
20.8%
110
20.8%
36
11.2%
25
15.9%
57
15.8%
76
6921.3%
458
Don't know/No opinion0.5%
2
0.2%
1
1.2%
2
0.4%
1
0.6%
2
1.2%
6
90.7%
14
No answer/Refused0.5%
2
0.2%
1
0.6%
1
0.4%
1
0.6%
2
0.4%
2
30.4%
9
Missing81129599111314596069
Total 100%
384
100%
528
100%
173
100%
224
100%
358
100%
481
   
2148

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