Dimensions of Religious Commitment, 1987

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RELGC7

Being completely ignorant of Jesus, as might be the case for people living in other countries, will... (Choose one answer)
  1) Definitely prevent salvation
  2) May possibly prevent salvation
  3) Probably has no influence on salvation

Category Frequency Percentage Cumulative Percentage Z-Score
Definitely prevent salvation 6 6.1% 6.1% -2.45
May possibly prevent salvation 37 37.8% 43.9% -.82
Probably has no influence on salvation 55 56.1% 100% .82

Variable Comparisons


Year in college (I-CLASSYR)

Freshman Sophomore Junior Senior TOTAL
Definitely prevent salvation 7.9%
3
4.5%
1
5.0%
1
5.6%
1
6.1%
6
May possibly prevent salvation 28.9%
11
54.5%
12
40.0%
8
33.3%
6
37.8%
37
Probably has no influence on salvation 63.2%
24
40.9%
9
55.0%
11
61.1%
11
56.1%
55
TOTAL 100.0%
38
100.0%
22
100.0%
20
100.0%
18

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Sex (I-SEX)

Female Male TOTAL
Definitely prevent salvation 4.1%
2
8.2%
4
6.1%
6
May possibly prevent salvation 32.7%
16
42.9%
21
37.8%
37
Probably has no influence on salvation 63.3%
31
49.0%
24
56.1%
55
TOTAL 100.0%
49
100.0%
49

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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
Definitely prevent salvation 20.0%
3
4.8%
1
9.1%
1
10.0%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
6.1%
6
May possibly prevent salvation 46.7%
7
61.9%
13
36.4%
4
20.0%
2
35.7%
5
22.2%
6
37.8%
37
Probably has no influence on salvation 33.3%
5
33.3%
7
54.5%
6
70.0%
7
64.3%
9
77.8%
21
56.1%
55
TOTAL 100.0%
15
100.0%
21
100.0%
11
100.0%
10
100.0%
14
100.0%
27

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Race (I-RACE)

White Black Asian Pacific Islander Other TOTAL
Definitely prevent salvation 4.8%
4
16.7%
2
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
6.1%
6
May possibly prevent salvation 38.6%
32
33.3%
4
0.0%
0
100.0%
1
0.0%
0
37.8%
37
Probably has no influence on salvation 56.6%
47
50.0%
6
100.0%
1
0.0%
0
100.0%
1
56.1%
55
TOTAL 100.0%
83
100.0%
12
100.0%
1
100.0%
1
100.0%
1

98

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