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General Social Survey, 2004 - Analysis

GODCHNGE

Which best describes your beliefs about God: 1) I don't believe..., and I never have; 2) I don't believe..., but I used to; 3) I believe..., but I didn't used to; 4) I believe..., and I always have.
 FrequencyPercentCumulative PercentZ-Score
1) I don't believe in God, now and I never have71.1%1.1%-3.44
2) I don't believe in God, now, but I used to101.5%2.6%-2.28
3) I believe in God now, but I didn't used to426.5%9.1%-1.13
4) I believe in God now, and I always have57688.8%97.8%0.03
8) Can't choose10.2%98.0%4.64
9) No answer132.0%100.0%5.80
Missing2163
Total Unweighted N = 649





Age (I-AGE)

 18-3031-4445-6465+MissingTotal
I don't believe in God, now and I never have2.8%
4
0.5%
1
1.0%
2
0.0%
0
01.1%
7
I don't believe in God, now, but I used to0.7%
1
1.4%
3
1.5%
3
3.1%
3
01.5%
10
I believe in God now, but I didn't used to9.2%
13
8.1%
17
4.0%
8
4.1%
4
06.5%
42
I believe in God now, and I always have85.8%
121
87.6%
184
92.0%
184
88.7%
86
188.7%
575
Can't choose0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
1.0%
1
00.2%
1
No answer1.4%
2
2.4%
5
1.5%
3
3.1%
3
02.0%
13
Missing45560076733321648
Total 100%
141
100%
210
100%
200
100%
97
   
648

Sex (I-SEX)

 MaleFemaleMissingTotal
I don't believe in God, now and I never have1.1%
3
1.1%
4
01.1%
7
I don't believe in God, now, but I used to2.2%
6
1.1%
4
01.5%
10
I believe in God now, but I didn't used to8.0%
22
5.4%
20
06.5%
42
I believe in God now, and I always have86.6%
239
90.3%
337
088.8%
576
Can't choose0.0%
0
0.3%
1
00.2%
1
No answer2.2%
6
1.9%
7
02.0%
13
Missing1004115921630
Total 100%
276
100%
373
   
649

Education (I-EDUC)

 Less than high schoolHigh schoolAssociate/Junior collegeBachelor'sGraduateMissingTotal
I don't believe in God, now and I never have0.0%
0
1.5%
5
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
2.9%
2
01.1%
7
I don't believe in God, now, but I used to0.0%
0
0.6%
2
1.8%
1
5.4%
6
1.5%
1
01.5%
10
I believe in God now, but I didn't used to8.2%
6
5.9%
20
1.8%
1
6.3%
7
11.8%
8
06.5%
42
I believe in God now, and I always have91.8%
67
90.3%
306
91.2%
52
83.9%
94
83.8%
57
088.8%
576
Can't choose0.0%
0
0.3%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
00.2%
1
No answer0.0%
0
1.5%
5
5.3%
3
4.5%
5
0.0%
0
02.0%
13
Missing291109616739521321631
Total 100%
73
100%
339
100%
57
100%
112
100%
68
   
649

Political ideology (I-POLITICS)

 LiberalModerate, middle of the roadConservativeMissingTotal
I don't believe in God, now and I never have3.7%
5
0.9%
2
0.0%
0
01.1%
7
I don't believe in God, now, but I used to3.7%
5
0.5%
1
1.4%
4
01.6%
10
I believe in God now, but I didn't used to7.4%
10
5.6%
12
6.3%
18
26.3%
40
I believe in God now, and I always have81.6%
111
91.2%
197
90.8%
258
1089.0%
566
Can't choose0.7%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
00.2%
1
No answer2.9%
4
1.9%
4
1.4%
4
11.9%
12
Missing18328120921761490
Total 100%
136
100%
216
100%
284
   
636

Marital status (I-MARITAL)

 MarriedWidowedDivorcedSeparatedNever marriedMissingTotal
I don't believe in God, now and I never have0.9%
3
2.2%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
2.2%
3
01.1%
7
I don't believe in God, now, but I used to1.7%
6
2.2%
1
0.0%
0
3.8%
1
1.4%
2
01.5%
10
I believe in God now, but I didn't used to4.7%
16
6.5%
3
5.3%
5
3.8%
1
12.2%
17
06.5%
42
I believe in God now, and I always have91.3%
314
89.1%
41
89.4%
84
88.5%
23
82.0%
114
088.8%
576
Can't choose0.0%
0
0.0%
0
1.1%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
00.2%
1
No answer1.5%
5
0.0%
0
4.3%
4
3.8%
1
2.2%
3
02.0%
13
Missing11351583216948021630
Total 100%
344
100%
46
100%
94
100%
26
100%
139
   
649

Religion (I-RELIGION)

 ProtestantCatholicJewishNoneOtherMissingTotal
I don't believe in God, now and I never have0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
9.1%
5
4.0%
2
01.1%
7
I don't believe in God, now, but I used to0.7%
3
0.9%
1
0.0%
0
9.1%
5
2.0%
1
01.5%
10
I believe in God now, but I didn't used to4.9%
21
7.1%
8
20.0%
1
7.3%
4
16.0%
8
06.5%
42
I believe in God now, and I always have92.9%
395
91.1%
102
40.0%
2
72.7%
40
74.0%
37
089.0%
576
Can't choose0.2%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
00.2%
1
No answer1.2%
5
0.9%
1
40.0%
2
1.8%
1
4.0%
2
21.7%
11
Missing105854450348153216510
Total 100%
425
100%
112
100%
5
100%
55
100%
50
   
647

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