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National Survey of the Religious Life Futures Project, 1990 - Analysis

PRAY

How often do you pray or meditate privately?
 FrequencyPercentCumulative PercentZ-Score
1) Seldom or never911.5%1.5%-4.86
2) Only on very special occasions961.6%3.1%-3.54
3) About once a week1722.8%5.9%-2.21
4) Several times a week109618.0%23.9%-0.88
5) Daily (regardless of number of times)458875.5%99.4%0.45
6) Other360.6%100.0%1.78
Missing280
Total Unweighted N = 6079





Sex (I-SEX)

 FemaleMaleMissingTotal
Seldom or never0.7%
23
2.4%
68
01.5%
91
Only on very special occasions0.9%
28
2.4%
68
01.6%
96
About once a week2.0%
65
3.8%
107
02.8%
172
Several times a week14.2%
460
22.4%
636
018.0%
1096
Daily (regardless of number of times)81.5%
2643
68.5%
1945
075.5%
4588
Other0.7%
22
0.5%
14
00.6%
36
Missing1091712800
Total 100%
3241
100%
2838
   
6079

Age (I-AGE)

 19-3031-4041-5051-6566-7576 or olderMissingTotal
Seldom or never0.9%
2
2.1%
11
3.0%
32
1.6%
33
0.7%
9
0.4%
3
11.5%
90
Only on very special occasions0.9%
2
1.9%
10
2.8%
30
2.0%
41
0.7%
9
0.2%
2
21.6%
94
About once a week5.8%
13
4.2%
22
5.2%
56
2.6%
54
1.2%
15
1.2%
10
22.9%
170
Several times a week25.1%
56
31.8%
167
25.8%
275
19.0%
391
11.6%
144
5.9%
49
1418.2%
1082
Daily (regardless of number of times)66.4%
148
58.9%
309
62.1%
663
74.5%
1533
85.2%
1056
91.9%
762
11775.2%
4471
Other0.9%
2
1.1%
6
1.0%
11
0.3%
7
0.5%
6
0.4%
3
10.6%
35
Missing5184384764141713
Total 100%
223
100%
525
100%
1067
100%
2059
100%
1239
100%
829
   
5942

Race (I-RACE)

 White/CaucasianBlack/African-American or Mexican-AmericanOtherMissingTotal
Seldom or never1.7%
87
0.9%
1
0.5%
3
01.5%
91
Only on very special occasions1.7%
89
2.8%
3
0.7%
4
01.6%
96
About once a week3.1%
163
0.9%
1
1.2%
7
12.9%
171
Several times a week19.1%
999
22.6%
24
8.9%
53
2018.1%
1076
Daily (regardless of number of times)73.9%
3864
72.6%
77
87.5%
519
12875.2%
4460
Other0.6%
29
0.0%
0
1.2%
7
00.6%
36
Missing22163942914
Total 100%
5231
100%
106
100%
593
   
5930

Education (I-EDUC)

 High school or lessSome collegeBachelor's degreeSome graduate schoolMaster's degreeDoctoral degreeMissingTotal
Seldom or never1.8%
7
0.8%
3
0.9%
7
1.6%
8
1.6%
48
2.9%
14
41.6%
87
Only on very special occasions0.8%
3
1.1%
4
1.0%
8
2.1%
10
1.8%
54
2.7%
13
41.7%
92
About once a week1.1%
4
1.9%
7
2.1%
17
1.4%
7
3.7%
113
3.4%
16
82.9%
164
Several times a week7.7%
29
15.3%
57
11.4%
93
22.8%
111
20.3%
617
24.7%
118
7118.4%
1025
Daily (regardless of number of times)87.1%
330
79.8%
297
84.3%
688
72.0%
350
72.1%
2191
66.0%
315
41774.9%
4171
Other1.6%
6
1.1%
4
0.4%
3
0.0%
0
0.6%
17
0.2%
1
50.6%
31
Missing261733181302278934
Total 100%
379
100%
372
100%
816
100%
486
100%
3040
100%
477
   
5570

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