Religion and Politics Survey, 1996

Data Archive > U.S. Surveys > General Population > National > Pew Research Center > Analysis


PROTTYPE

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

ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE PROTESTANT: As I read from a list, please tell me which, if any, of the following descriptions apply to you.
  1) Fundamentalist Christian
  2) Pentecostal or Charismatic Christian
  3) Progressive Christian
  4) None of the above
  5) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Fundamentalist Christian 24.5% 24.5%
Pentecostal or Charismatic Christian 12.1% 36.6%
Progressive Christian 32.8% 69.4%
None of the above 20.7% 90.1%
Don't know/Refused 9.8% 99.9%
Total N = 849

Variable Comparisons

Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Fundamentalist Christian 29.4% 20.7% 24.5%
Pentecostal or Charismatic Christian 12.1% 12.1% 12.1%
Progressive Christian 30.2% 34.8% 32.8%
None of the above 17.9% 23.0% 20.7%
Don't know/Refused 10.4% 9.4% 9.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
849


Political party (I-POLPARTY)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
Fundamentalist Christian 32.5% 15.9% 24.8% 24.6%
Pentecostal or Charismatic Christian 13.4% 10.3% 12.0% 11.9%
Progressive Christian 23.2% 44.7% 33.0% 33.4%
None of the above 20.0% 21.1% 20.0% 20.4%
Don't know/Refused 10.9% 8.1% 10.2% 9.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
824


Age (I-AGE)

18 - 29 years 30 - 49 years 50 and older TOTAL
Fundamentalist Christian 27.0% 22.6% 25.7% 24.6%
Pentecostal or Charismatic Christian 17.1% 14.5% 8.6% 12.2%
Progressive Christian 31.7% 33.1% 33.1% 32.9%
None of the above 17.9% 21.3% 20.4% 20.4%
Don't know/Refused 6.3% 8.5% 12.2% 9.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
837


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Married Divorced or separated Widowed Never been married TOTAL
Fundamentalist Christian 27.0% 26.9% 12.2% 20.8% 24.5%
Pentecostal or Charismatic Christian 13.6% 8.5% 11.7% 10.2% 12.2%
Progressive Christian 30.5% 33.8% 38.8% 37.3% 32.9%
None of the above 19.0% 24.2% 26.0% 19.6% 20.6%
Don't know/Refused 9.9% 6.5% 11.2% 12.2% 9.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
847


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
Fundamentalist Christian 19.1% 25.7% 28.0% 21.7% 21.2% 24.6%
Pentecostal or Charismatic Christian 10.6% 16.6% 8.9% 12.2% 8.2% 12.2%
Progressive Christian 38.1% 29.1% 31.4% 38.0% 35.9% 32.7%
None of the above 19.9% 19.2% 18.7% 22.2% 31.2% 20.7%
Don't know/Refused 12.3% 9.4% 13.0% 5.9% 3.5% 9.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
847


Race (I-RACE)

White Black Asian, other or mixed race TOTAL
Fundamentalist Christian 26.2% 10.4% 30.3% 24.7%
Pentecostal or Charismatic Christian 11.1% 19.7% 15.2% 12.0%
Progressive Christian 30.9% 49.7% 30.3% 32.7%
None of the above 22.0% 11.0% 12.1% 20.7%
Don't know/Refused 9.8% 9.2% 12.1% 9.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
842


Household income (I-INCOME)

Less than 20K 20K-39,999 40K-74,999 75K & over TOTAL
Fundamentalist Christian 17.3% 31.5% 24.5% 25.3% 25.6%
Pentecostal or Charismatic Christian 11.0% 13.3% 14.5% 11.1% 12.9%
Progressive Christian 35.4% 28.7% 32.2% 45.3% 33.1%
None of the above 26.6% 16.5% 19.5% 14.7% 19.4%
Don't know/Refused 9.6% 10.0% 9.3% 3.7% 9.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
753


Region (I-REGION)

East Midwest South West TOTAL
Fundamentalist Christian 19.9% 25.3% 26.7% 21.6% 24.5%
Pentecostal or Charismatic Christian 11.3% 10.3% 12.0% 16.5% 12.1%
Progressive Christian 28.6% 29.9% 36.6% 32.0% 32.8%
None of the above 33.8% 25.3% 14.3% 16.8% 20.7%
Don't know/Refused 6.4% 9.1% 10.3% 13.1% 9.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
849



Bookmark and Share