Dimensions of Religiosity, 1985

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MARRIAGE

The following question deals with religion. Please read the question carefully and select the response which most accurately represents your beliefs. For your marriage ceremony, who do you believe should perform the ceremony?
  1) A religious official
  2) Either a religious official or civil authority
  3) A civil authority

Category Frequency Percentage Cumulative Percentage Z-Score
A religious official 79 79.8% 79.8% -.47
Either a religious official or civil authority 16 16.2% 96% 1.47
A civil authority 4 4% 100% 3.4

Variable Comparisons


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
A religious official 77.6%
38
82.0%
41
79.8%
79
Either a religious official or civil authority 18.4%
9
14.0%
7
16.2%
16
A civil authority 4.1%
2
4.0%
2
4.0%
4
TOTAL 100.0%
49
100.0%
50

99


Race (I-RACE)

White Black TOTAL
A religious official 80.0%
68
78.6%
11
79.8%
79
Either a religious official or civil authority 15.3%
13
21.4%
3
16.2%
16
A civil authority 4.7%
4
0.0%
0
4.0%
4
TOTAL 100.0%
85
100.0%
14

99

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