Religion and Politics Survey, 1996

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I-AGE

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

What is your age? (recoded for use with on-line analysis)
  1) 18 - 29 years
  2) 30 - 49 years
  3) 50 and older

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
18 - 29 years 23.8% 23.8%
30 - 49 years 42.2% 66%
50 and older 34.1% 100.1%
Total N = 1951

Variable Comparisons

Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
18 - 29 years 25.8% 21.9% 23.8%
30 - 49 years 44.1% 40.4% 42.2%
50 and older 30.1% 37.7% 34.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
1951


Political party (I-POLPARTY)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
18 - 29 years 22.8% 20.4% 27.5% 23.6%
30 - 49 years 44.9% 39.2% 43.9% 42.6%
50 and older 32.4% 40.4% 28.6% 33.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1883


Age (I-AGE)

18 - 29 years 30 - 49 years 50 and older TOTAL
18 - 29 years 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 23.8%
30 - 49 years 0.0% 100.0% 0.0% 42.2%
50 and older 0.0% 0.0% 100.0% 34.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1951


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Married Divorced or separated Widowed Never been married TOTAL
18 - 29 years 13.3% 7.4% 0.0% 64.4% 23.8%
30 - 49 years 51.5% 52.8% 6.5% 27.4% 42.2%
50 and older 35.1% 39.8% 93.5% 8.2% 34.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1951


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
18 - 29 years 21.0% 23.7% 27.7% 27.1% 13.1% 23.8%
30 - 49 years 30.0% 41.4% 44.4% 50.0% 49.6% 42.2%
50 and older 49.0% 34.9% 27.9% 22.9% 37.3% 34.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1948


Race (I-RACE)

White Black Asian, other or mixed race TOTAL
18 - 29 years 21.1% 34.6% 48.0% 23.9%
30 - 49 years 42.5% 40.1% 40.9% 42.2%
50 and older 36.3% 25.2% 11.1% 33.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1943


Household income (I-INCOME)

Less than 20K 20K-39,999 40K-74,999 75K & over TOTAL
18 - 29 years 27.0% 28.8% 17.5% 18.3% 24.0%
30 - 49 years 32.5% 39.7% 56.7% 53.6% 44.2%
50 and older 40.6% 31.5% 25.8% 28.1% 31.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1753


Region (I-REGION)

East Midwest South West TOTAL
18 - 29 years 24.9% 20.5% 22.5% 28.4% 23.8%
30 - 49 years 41.3% 43.2% 41.0% 43.8% 42.2%
50 and older 33.8% 36.3% 36.6% 27.7% 34.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1951



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