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Southern Focus Poll, Combined Sample, Spring 1998 - Analysis

BLFPRAY (Weighted by TOTWT)

Do you believe that God answers prayers?
 FrequencyPercentCumulative Percent
1) Believe104189.5%89.5%
2) Don't Believe12310.6%100.0%
Missing70
Total Unweighted N = 1187





Gender (I-GENDER)

 MaleFemaleMissingTotal
Believe83.3%
403
93.8%
639
089.4%
1042
Don't Believe16.7%
81
6.2%
42
010.6%
123
Missing4426700
Total 100%
484
100%
681
   
1165

Marital status (I-MARITAL)

 MarriedDivorcedSeparatedWidowedSingleMissingTotal
Believe90.6%
638
80.0%
92
100.0%
18
94.5%
69
88.5%
223
489.5%
1040
Don't Believe9.4%
66
20.0%
23
0.0%
0
5.5%
4
11.5%
29
110.5%
122
Missing3770421751
Total 100%
704
100%
115
100%
18
100%
73
100%
252
   
1162

Religion (I-RELIGION)

 More than once a weekOnce a weekTwo to three times a monthSeveral times a yearNeverMissingTotal
Believe100.0%
149
99.1%
330
95.9%
165
89.4%
254
63.0%
136
689.6%
1034
Don't Believe0.0%
0
0.9%
3
4.1%
7
10.6%
30
37.0%
80
210.4%
120
Missing0972925780
Total 100%
149
100%
333
100%
172
100%
284
100%
216
   
1154

Political party (I-PARTYID)

 RepublicanDemocratIndependentOtherMissingTotal
Believe93.5%
315
89.5%
340
85.8%
285
94.4%
51
7089.8%
991
Don't Believe6.5%
22
10.5%
40
14.2%
47
5.6%
3
1010.2%
112
Missing16222411507
Total 100%
337
100%
380
100%
332
100%
54
   
1103

Education (I-EDUC)

 Less than high school12th grade (high school)Some college4 year college graduateAdvanced degree (M.A., Ph.D., LL.D., M.D.)MissingTotal
Believe90.3%
102
96.6%
315
92.3%
276
86.8%
211
75.0%
135
389.5%
1039
Don't Believe9.7%
11
3.4%
11
7.7%
23
13.2%
32
25.0%
45
010.5%
122
Missing120111622730
Total 100%
113
100%
326
100%
299
100%
243
100%
180
   
1161

Household income (I-INCOME)

 Less than $20,000$20,000 to $29,999$30,000 to $39,999$40,000 to $49,999$50,000 to $59,999More than $60,000MissingTotal
Believe89.7%
96
86.1%
68
90.3%
56
87.2%
41
86.9%
53
80.0%
92
64486.2%
406
Don't Believe10.3%
11
13.9%
11
9.7%
6
12.8%
6
13.1%
8
20.0%
23
4613.8%
65
Missing42433676048
Total 100%
107
100%
79
100%
62
100%
47
100%
61
100%
115
   
471

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