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National Study of Youth and Religion, Wave 1 (2003) - Analysis

MEANLIFE

Y93. How often, if at all, do you think about the meaning of life?[READ LIST]
 FrequencyPercentCumulative PercentZ-Score
1) Very often75022.3%22.3%-0.10
2) Fairly often61418.2%40.5%-0.06
3) Sometimes108232.1%72.6%-0.02
4) Rarely60818.0%90.6%0.01
5) Never3129.3%99.9%0.05
777) Don't know40.1%100.0%28.97





Gender (I-GENDER)

 FemaleMaleMissingTotal
Very often21.3%
362
23.2%
388
022.3%
750
Fairly often17.4%
296
19.0%
318
018.2%
614
Sometimes29.9%
508
34.4%
574
032.1%
1082
Rarely19.5%
331
16.6%
277
018.0%
608
Never11.9%
202
6.6%
110
09.3%
312
Don't know0.1%
1
0.2%
3
00.1%
4
Missing0000
Total 100%
1700
100%
1670
   
3370

Worship attendance (I-ATTEND)

 YesNoMissingTotal
Very often19.2%
119
23.0%
630
122.3%
749
Fairly often15.0%
93
19.0%
520
118.2%
613
Sometimes33.1%
205
31.9%
874
332.1%
1079
Rarely19.1%
118
17.8%
488
218.0%
606
Never13.6%
84
8.3%
227
19.3%
311
Don't know0.0%
0
0.1%
4
00.1%
4
Missing0080
Total 100%
619
100%
2743
   
3362

Religion (I-RELIGION)

 Conservative ProtestantMainline ProtestantBlack ProtestantCatholicNot religiousOther religionMissingTotal
Very often21.4%
224
15.0%
52
42.5%
170
18.6%
152
19.5%
80
20.1%
55
1722.2%
733
Fairly often20.1%
210
22.2%
77
13.3%
53
17.7%
145
16.1%
66
18.6%
51
1218.3%
602
Sometimes33.0%
345
35.4%
123
25.8%
103
33.1%
271
32.4%
133
29.9%
82
2532.1%
1057
Rarely18.1%
189
15.6%
54
11.3%
45
20.5%
168
18.3%
75
23.7%
65
1218.1%
596
Never7.2%
75
11.5%
40
7.3%
29
10.0%
82
13.7%
56
7.7%
21
99.2%
303
Don't know0.2%
2
0.3%
1
0.0%
0
0.1%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
00.1%
4
Missing000000750
Total 100%
1045
100%
347
100%
400
100%
819
100%
410
100%
274
   
3295

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