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American Catholic Laity Poll, 2005 - Analysis

REGPRAY (Weighted by WGT)

As a Catholic, how important is each of the following to you? Would you say the following is or are very important, somewhat important, or not important at all? F. Having a regular daily prayer life
 FrequencyPercentCumulative Percent
1) Not important at all799.0%9.0%
2) Somewhat important32437.1%46.1%
3) Very important47153.9%100.0%





Age (I-AGE)

 18 to 30 years old31 to 45 years old46 to 65 years old66 years or olderMissingTotal
Not important at all10.5%
16
7.4%
21
11.0%
33
6.7%
9
09.1%
79
Somewhat important34.2%
52
39.1%
111
35.9%
108
38.8%
52
237.1%
323
Very important55.3%
84
53.5%
152
53.2%
160
54.5%
73
453.8%
469
Missing000060
Total 100%
152
100%
284
100%
301
100%
134
   
871

Education (I-EDUC)

 Less than a high school graduate (0-11)High school graduate (12)Some collegeTrade/technical/vocational trainingCollege graduatePostgraduate work or academic or professional degreeMissingTotal
Not important at all0.0%
0
8.1%
20
9.2%
23
7.4%
4
12.4%
20
9.8%
12
09.1%
79
Somewhat important25.0%
9
36.4%
90
33.6%
84
53.7%
29
33.5%
54
47.5%
58
037.2%
324
Very important75.0%
27
55.5%
137
57.2%
143
38.9%
21
54.0%
87
42.6%
52
253.7%
467
Missing00000020
Total 100%
36
100%
247
100%
250
100%
54
100%
161
100%
122
   
870

Gender (I-GENDER)

 MaleFemaleMissingTotal
Not important at all11.9%
48
6.6%
31
09.0%
79
Somewhat important41.2%
167
33.4%
157
037.0%
324
Very important46.9%
190
60.0%
282
053.9%
472
Missing0000
Total 100%
405
100%
470
   
875

Worship attendance (I-ATTEND)

 At least once a weekTwo or three times a monthAbout once a monthA few times a yearSeldom or neverMissingTotal
Not important at all0.3%
1
2.8%
4
5.9%
7
12.2%
23
35.8%
44
09.0%
79
Somewhat important30.4%
91
35.0%
50
39.5%
47
43.9%
83
42.3%
52
137.0%
323
Very important69.2%
207
62.2%
89
54.6%
65
43.9%
83
22.0%
27
054.0%
471
Missing0000010
Total 100%
299
100%
143
100%
119
100%
189
100%
123
   
873

Political party (I-PARTYID)

 RepublicanDemocratIndependentSome other partyMissingTotal
Not important at all5.6%
18
10.9%
38
13.7%
19
8.7%
2
29.2%
77
Somewhat important38.3%
124
37.4%
131
35.3%
49
47.8%
11
1137.7%
315
Very important56.2%
182
51.7%
181
51.1%
71
43.5%
10
2253.1%
444
Missing0000350
Total 100%
324
100%
350
100%
139
100%
23
   
836

Region (I-REGION)

 EastMidwestSouthWestMissingTotal
Not important at all10.5%
31
6.4%
15
8.4%
13
10.4%
20
09.0%
79
Somewhat important43.2%
128
36.1%
84
16.1%
25
45.8%
88
037.1%
325
Very important46.3%
137
57.5%
134
75.5%
117
43.8%
84
053.9%
472
Missing000000
Total 100%
296
100%
233
100%
155
100%
192
   
876

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