Religion and Politics Survey, 1996

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GRPMTGS

(Percentages are weighted by WEIGHT; Total Ns reported are unweighted)

Which of the following, if any, do you personally do -- Attend prayer group meetings or Bible study groups
  1) Yes
  2) No
  3) Don't know

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Yes 31.6% 31.6%
No 68.2% 99.8%
Don't know .2% 100%
Total N = 1975

Variable Comparisons

Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Yes 25.9% 36.6% 31.6%
No 73.9% 63.1% 68.2%
Don't know 0.2% 0.3% 0.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
1975


Political party (I-POLPARTY)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
Yes 37.0% 33.2% 26.1% 31.9%
No 62.8% 66.8% 73.6% 68.0%
Don't know 0.2% 0.0% 0.3% 0.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1906


Age (I-AGE)

18 - 29 years 30 - 49 years 50 and older TOTAL
Yes 26.8% 31.9% 33.8% 31.3%
No 72.9% 67.9% 66.1% 68.5%
Don't know 0.3% 0.2% 0.1% 0.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1951


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Married Divorced or separated Widowed Never been married TOTAL
Yes 37.3% 24.0% 27.2% 24.6% 31.5%
No 62.6% 75.4% 72.8% 75.1% 68.3%
Don't know 0.1% 0.7% 0.0% 0.3% 0.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1971


Education (I-EDUCATN)

Less than High school High school graduate (Grade 12 or GED certificate) Some College (no 4-year degree)/Business, technical, 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) TOTAL
Yes 31.7% 33.7% 30.9% 28.4% 28.6% 31.5%
No 68.3% 66.2% 68.6% 71.6% 70.9% 68.3%
Don't know 0.0% 0.1% 0.5% 0.0% 0.5% 0.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1970


Race (I-RACE)

White Black Asian, other or mixed race TOTAL
Yes 28.2% 55.0% 36.4% 31.4%
No 71.7% 44.5% 63.1% 68.4%
Don't know 0.2% 0.5% 0.5% 0.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1962


Household income (I-INCOME)

Less than 20K 20K-39,999 40K-74,999 75K & over TOTAL
Yes 29.8% 34.3% 31.8% 19.9% 30.7%
No 70.2% 65.7% 68.0% 80.1% 69.3%
Don't know 0.0% 0.0% 0.2% 0.0% 0.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1767


Region (I-REGION)

East Midwest South West TOTAL
Yes 21.0% 30.8% 42.5% 25.6% 31.6%
No 78.7% 69.0% 57.5% 73.9% 68.2%
Don't know 0.2% 0.2% 0.0% 0.6% 0.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1975



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