Dimensions of Religious Commitment, 1986

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Religous knowledge index: An index was formed by assigning points as follows and then adding together: Identification of Bible Quotations High = 2, Medium = 1, Low = 0 and Identification of Old Testament Prophets High = 2, Medium = 1, Low = 0.
  0) 0 Low
  1) 1
  2) 2
  3) 3
  4) 4 High

Category Frequency Percentage Cumulative Percentage Z-Score
0 Low 16 18.6% 18.6% -1.4
1 23 26.7% 45.3% -.58
2 25 29.1% 74.4% .23
3 13 15.1% 89.5% 1.04
4 High 9 10.5% 100% 1.85

Variable Comparisons


Sex (I-SEX)

Female Male TOTAL
0 Low 26.8%
11
11.1%
5
18.6%
16
1 24.4%
10
28.9%
13
26.7%
23
2 24.4%
10
33.3%
15
29.1%
25
3 14.6%
6
15.6%
7
15.1%
13
4 High 9.8%
4
11.1%
5
10.5%
9
TOTAL 100.0%
41
100.0%
45

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Race (I-RACE)

White Black Asian Pacific Islander TOTAL
0 Low 16.4%
12
40.0%
4
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
18.6%
16
1 24.7%
18
30.0%
3
0.0%
0
100.0%
2
26.7%
23
2 31.5%
23
10.0%
1
100.0%
1
0.0%
0
29.1%
25
3 15.1%
11
20.0%
2
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
15.1%
13
4 High 12.3%
9
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
10.5%
9
TOTAL 100.0%
73
100.0%
10
100.0%
1
100.0%
2

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Year in college (I-CLASSYR)

Freshman Sophomore Junior Senior TOTAL
0 Low 17.9%
5
13.8%
4
25.0%
3
23.5%
4
18.6%
16
1 25.0%
7
24.1%
7
16.7%
2
41.2%
7
26.7%
23
2 32.1%
9
20.7%
6
41.7%
5
29.4%
5
29.1%
25
3 10.7%
3
27.6%
8
8.3%
1
5.9%
1
15.1%
13
4 High 14.3%
4
13.8%
4
8.3%
1
0.0%
0
10.5%
9
TOTAL 100.0%
28
100.0%
29
100.0%
12
100.0%
17

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Worship attendance (I-ATTEND)

Every week Two or three times a month About once a month About every six weeks About every three months Once or twice a year or less TOTAL
0 Low 9.7%
3
18.2%
2
8.3%
1
33.3%
1
25.0%
1
32.0%
8
18.6%
16
1 22.6%
7
18.2%
2
33.3%
4
33.3%
1
25.0%
1
32.0%
8
26.7%
23
2 29.0%
9
45.5%
5
33.3%
4
0.0%
0
50.0%
2
20.0%
5
29.1%
25
3 16.1%
5
0.0%
0
25.0%
3
33.3%
1
0.0%
0
16.0%
4
15.1%
13
4 High 22.6%
7
18.2%
2
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
10.5%
9
TOTAL 100.0%
31
100.0%
11
100.0%
12
100.0%
3
100.0%
4
100.0%
25

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