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U.S. Religious Knowledge Study, 2010 - Analysis

QN47A (Weighted by WEIGHT)

47a. Which Bible figure is most closely associated with... Remaining obedient to God despite suffering? Is it...?
 PercentCumulative Percent
1) Job (Jobe)39.4%39.4%
2) Elijah (uh-LIE-jah)6.1%45.5%
3) Moses13.2%58.7%
4) Abraham13.0%71.7%
8) Don't know28.0%99.8%
9) Refused0.2%100.0%





Age (I-AGE)

 18-2425-3435-4445-6465+MissingTotal
Job (Jobe)25.8%37.9%39.8%43.6%42.3%039.4%
Elijah (uh-LIE-jah)11.5%8.5%5.9%4.4%3.4%06.1%
Moses15.7%13.2%14.6%12.5%11.3%013.2%
Abraham19.0%10.7%12.9%12.9%11.5%013.0%
Don't know27.4%29.7%26.8%26.4%31.0%028.0%
Refused0.7%0.0%0.0%0.2%0.5%00.2%
Missing0000000
Total 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%  
Total Unweighted N = 3412

Region (I-REGION)

 EastMidwestSouthWestMissingTotal
Job (Jobe)33.7%36.6%42.3%42.2%139.5%
Elijah (uh-LIE-jah)6.6%5.8%6.7%5.1%06.1%
Moses13.3%12.2%12.6%14.8%113.1%
Abraham12.8%14.4%13.6%10.8%013.0%
Don't know33.5%31.0%24.3%26.7%128.0%
Refused0.0%0.0%0.4%0.5%00.3%
Missing000030
Total 100% 100% 100% 100%  
Total Unweighted N = 3409

Education (I-EDUC)

 High school incomplete (Grades 9-11), None, or grade 1-8High school graduate (Grade 12 or GED certificate)Some college, associate degree, no 4-year degree (or Technical, trade, or vocational school AFTER high school)College graduate (B.S., B.A., or other 4-year degree)Post-graduate training or professional schooling after college (e.g., toward a master's Degree or Ph.D.; law or medical school)MissingTotal
Job (Jobe)28.4%28.4%45.1%52.7%54.4%239.6%
Elijah (uh-LIE-jah)9.3%5.3%7.2%4.8%2.8%06.1%
Moses16.8%17.9%10.1%8.7%8.9%313.2%
Abraham11.0%16.5%11.3%12.0%11.1%313.0%
Don't know34.6%31.7%26.0%21.7%22.5%1228.0%
Refused0.0%0.2%0.3%0.0%0.3%30.2%
Missing00000230
Total 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%  
Total Unweighted N = 3389

Political ideology (I-POLITICS)

 Very conservativeConservativeModerateLiberalVery liberalMissingTotal
Job (Jobe)53.6%43.7%35.6%37.0%41.0%5740.3%
Elijah (uh-LIE-jah)4.2%6.8%6.6%4.7%9.0%96.3%
Moses15.2%14.3%14.5%10.6%9.9%2413.5%
Abraham10.3%10.1%14.9%17.2%15.6%1913.4%
Don't know16.0%24.6%28.3%30.6%24.5%11026.3%
Refused0.8%0.4%0.0%0.0%0.0%40.2%
Missing000002230
Total 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%  
Total Unweighted N = 3189

Religion (I-RELIGION)

 ProtestantCatholicOther religionAtheist/AgnosticUnaffiliated-Nothing in particularMissingTotal
Job (Jobe)48.2%24.6%58.8%42.0%27.2%5939.7%
Elijah (uh-LIE-jah)5.1%7.4%4.9%1.4%8.6%116.0%
Moses12.2%15.5%5.9%13.0%15.9%1613.3%
Abraham11.6%15.5%10.8%12.3%13.7%2112.9%
Don't know22.8%36.4%19.6%31.2%34.6%4528.0%
Refused0.1%0.6%0.0%0.0%0.0%30.2%
Missing000001550
Total 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%  
Total Unweighted N = 3257

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