Religion and Politics Survey, 1996

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

When you were growing up, were you and your family active members of a church, synagogue, or other place of religious worship?
  1) Yes
  2) No
  3) Don't remember
  4) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Yes 82% 82%
No 17.9% 99.9%
Don't remember 0% 99.9%
Don't know/Refused .1% 100%
Total N = 1975

Variable Comparisons

Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Yes 82.2% 81.7% 82.0%
No 17.6% 18.1% 17.9%
Don't remember 0.1% 0.0% 0.0%
Don't know/Refused 0.1% 0.2% 0.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
1975


Political party (I-POLPARTY)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
Yes 82.3% 82.6% 82.0% 82.3%
No 17.5% 17.4% 17.9% 17.6%
Don't remember 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Don't know/Refused 0.2% 0.0% 0.1% 0.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1906


Age (I-AGE)

18 - 29 years 30 - 49 years 50 and older TOTAL
Yes 78.3% 81.2% 85.1% 81.8%
No 21.2% 18.8% 14.7% 18.0%
Don't remember 0.2% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Don't know/Refused 0.3% 0.1% 0.1% 0.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1951


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Married Divorced or separated Widowed Never been married TOTAL
Yes 83.3% 81.4% 87.4% 77.5% 82.0%
No 16.7% 18.1% 12.6% 22.0% 17.8%
Don't remember 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.2% 0.0%
Don't know/Refused 0.0% 0.5% 0.0% 0.3% 0.1%
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 74.6% 82.3% 82.7% 86.1% 84.9% 81.9%
No 25.4% 17.5% 16.9% 13.7% 15.1% 17.9%
Don't remember 0.0% 0.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Don't know/Refused 0.0% 0.1% 0.3% 0.2% 0.0% 0.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1970


Race (I-RACE)

White Black Asian, other or mixed race TOTAL
Yes 82.1% 83.9% 72.2% 81.9%
No 17.8% 15.1% 27.3% 18.0%
Don't remember 0.0% 0.5% 0.0% 0.0%
Don't know/Refused 0.1% 0.5% 0.5% 0.1%
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 80.6% 80.8% 83.6% 85.6% 82.1%
No 19.4% 19.1% 16.4% 14.4% 17.9%
Don't remember 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Don't know/Refused 0.0% 0.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1767


Region (I-REGION)

East Midwest South West TOTAL
Yes 87.7% 83.2% 82.9% 73.4% 82.0%
No 12.3% 16.6% 16.9% 26.3% 17.9%
Don't remember 0.0% 0.0% 0.1% 0.0% 0.0%
Don't know/Refused 0.0% 0.2% 0.1% 0.3% 0.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1975



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