Religion and Politics Survey, 1996

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BRNAGN1

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

ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE CHRISTIAN OR SOMETHING ELSE: Would you describe yourself as a 'born-again' or evangelical Christian, or not?
  1) Yes
  2) No
  3) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Yes 41% 41%
No 55.1% 96.1%
Don't know/Refused 3.9% 100%
Total N = 1657

Variable Comparisons

Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Yes 36.3% 44.6% 41.0%
No 60.0% 51.3% 55.1%
Don't know/Refused 3.7% 4.1% 3.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
1657


Political party (I-POLPARTY)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
Yes 42.9% 42.9% 36.6% 40.9%
No 53.6% 52.7% 59.4% 55.1%
Don't know/Refused 3.5% 4.4% 4.0% 4.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1606


Age (I-AGE)

18 - 29 years 30 - 49 years 50 and older TOTAL
Yes 34.7% 41.8% 43.8% 41.0%
No 62.6% 55.4% 50.0% 55.0%
Don't know/Refused 2.7% 2.9% 6.1% 4.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1635


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Married Divorced or separated Widowed Never been married TOTAL
Yes 43.7% 37.4% 47.8% 33.0% 41.0%
No 52.5% 59.2% 45.8% 63.4% 55.0%
Don't know/Refused 3.8% 3.4% 6.4% 3.6% 3.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1654


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 57.9% 42.0% 40.6% 29.4% 26.8% 41.1%
No 34.8% 53.1% 56.7% 69.0% 72.2% 55.0%
Don't know/Refused 7.3% 4.8% 2.7% 1.6% 1.0% 3.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1654


Race (I-RACE)

White Black Asian, other or mixed race TOTAL
Yes 38.7% 60.8% 36.4% 40.9%
No 57.6% 35.1% 55.9% 55.2%
Don't know/Refused 3.8% 4.1% 7.7% 4.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1647


Household income (I-INCOME)

Less than 20K 20K-39,999 40K-74,999 75K & over TOTAL
Yes 47.6% 43.8% 35.4% 29.5% 40.6%
No 46.1% 51.8% 63.1% 67.7% 55.5%
Don't know/Refused 6.2% 4.5% 1.4% 2.8% 3.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1483


Region (I-REGION)

East Midwest South West TOTAL
Yes 25.2% 37.9% 56.8% 32.4% 41.0%
No 71.3% 57.9% 40.0% 62.1% 55.1%
Don't know/Refused 3.5% 4.2% 3.2% 5.5% 3.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1657



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