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National Study of Youth and Religion, Wave 2 (2005) - Analysis

MEANLIFE

(meanlife_w2) P:6. How often, if at all, do you think about the meaning of life? [READ LIST IF NECESSARY]
 FrequencyPercentCumulative PercentZ-Score
1) Very often64524.8%24.8%-0.12
2) Fairly often47018.0%42.8%-0.10
3) Sometimes77929.9%72.7%-0.09
4) Rarely41315.9%88.6%-0.07
5) Never27510.6%99.2%-0.05
666) Invalid skip210.8%100.0%10.64
888) Refused10.0%100.0%14.23





Gender (I-GENDER)

 FemaleMaleMissingTotal
Very often26.6%
350
22.9%
295
024.8%
645
Fairly often18.6%
245
17.4%
225
018.0%
470
Sometimes30.6%
402
29.2%
377
029.9%
779
Rarely15.2%
200
16.5%
213
015.9%
413
Never8.4%
111
12.7%
164
010.6%
275
Invalid skip0.5%
6
1.2%
15
00.8%
21
Refused0.0%
0
0.1%
1
00.0%
1
Missing0000
Total 100%
1314
100%
1290
   
2604

Age (I-AGE)

 Age 16Age 17Age 18Age 19Age 20MissingTotal
Very often24.4%
168
23.7%
128
24.3%
131
27.2%
144
24.1%
74
024.8%
645
Fairly often16.0%
110
21.3%
115
16.9%
91
18.3%
97
18.6%
57
018.0%
470
Sometimes29.6%
204
29.8%
161
31.7%
171
28.7%
152
29.6%
91
029.9%
779
Rarely17.4%
120
13.7%
74
15.2%
82
16.4%
87
16.3%
50
015.9%
413
Never11.9%
82
10.7%
58
11.1%
60
8.1%
43
10.4%
32
010.6%
275
Invalid skip0.7%
5
0.6%
3
0.7%
4
1.1%
6
1.0%
3
00.8%
21
Refused0.0%
0
0.2%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
00.0%
1
Missing0000000
Total 100%
689
100%
540
100%
539
100%
529
100%
307
   
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Worship attendance (I-ATTEND)

 NeverFew times a yearMany times a yearOnce a month2-3 times a monthOnce a week or moreMissingTotal
Very often21.8%
159
20.8%
97
22.7%
30
18.7%
36
28.9%
99
30.6%
224
024.9%
645
Fairly often14.8%
108
17.8%
83
22.0%
29
19.7%
38
14.0%
48
22.4%
164
018.1%
470
Sometimes27.9%
204
34.1%
159
32.6%
43
33.2%
64
32.7%
112
26.9%
197
030.0%
779
Rarely19.0%
139
16.7%
78
12.9%
17
20.2%
39
15.2%
52
12.0%
88
015.9%
413
Never15.9%
116
10.3%
48
9.8%
13
8.3%
16
7.6%
26
7.7%
56
010.6%
275
Invalid skip0.4%
3
0.2%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
1.5%
5
0.4%
3
90.5%
12
Refused0.1%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
00.0%
1
Missing00000090
Total 100%
730
100%
466
100%
132
100%
193
100%
342
100%
732
   
2595

Religion (I-RELIGION)

 Evangelical ProtestantMainline ProtestantCatholicNo affiliationOtherBlack ProtestantMissingTotal
Very often28.4%
192
16.8%
35
19.4%
98
19.7%
87
27.2%
162
41.5%
71
024.8%
645
Fairly often20.6%
139
18.8%
39
17.0%
86
12.7%
56
20.0%
119
18.1%
31
018.1%
470
Sometimes31.0%
209
38.9%
81
32.5%
164
28.8%
127
26.3%
157
24.0%
41
030.0%
779
Rarely12.9%
87
14.9%
31
19.8%
100
20.2%
89
15.6%
93
7.6%
13
015.9%
413
Never6.5%
44
10.1%
21
10.1%
51
18.1%
80
10.7%
64
8.8%
15
010.6%
275
Invalid skip0.6%
4
0.5%
1
1.2%
6
0.5%
2
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
80.5%
13
Refused0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.2%
1
0.0%
0
00.0%
1
Missing00000080
Total 100%
675
100%
208
100%
505
100%
441
100%
596
100%
171
   
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