News Interest Index / Religion Overflow, July 2005

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CHRISTI

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

[IF 'Christian' to RELPREF] Are you Protestant, Roman Catholic, Mormon, Orthodox- such as Greek or Russian Orthodox, or something else?
  1) Protestant (include Baptist, Episcopal, Jehovah's Witness, Lutheran, Methodist, Presbyterian, Episcopalian, Pentecostal, Church of Christ, etc.)
  2) Roman Catholic (include Catholic)
  3) Mormon (include Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints)
  4) Orthodox (include Greek or Russian Orthodox, etc.)
  5) Something else
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Protestant (include Baptist, Episcopal, Jehovah's Witness, Lutheran, Methodist, Presbyterian, Episcopalian, Pentecostal, Church of Christ, etc.) 62.8% 62.8%
Roman Catholic (include Catholic) 27.9% 90.7%
Mormon (include Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints) 1.6% 92.3%
Orthodox (include Greek or Russian Orthodox, etc.) .6% 92.9%
Something else 4.3% 97.2%
Don't know/Refused 2.8% 100%
Total N = 1158

Variable Comparisons

Worship attendance (I-ATTEND)

Once a week or more Once or twice a month A few times a year Seldom Never TOTAL
Protestant (include Baptist, Episcopal, Jehovah's Witness, Lutheran, Methodist, Presbyterian, Episcopalian, Pentecostal, Church of Christ, etc.) 63.2% 60.1% 63.8% 64.9% 57.9% 62.8%
Roman Catholic (include Catholic) 26.8% 34.4% 26.2% 27.0% 30.3% 28.1%
Mormon (include Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints) 1.9% 0.9% 2.1% 0.0% 2.6% 1.6%
Orthodox (include Greek or Russian Orthodox, etc.) 0.3% 0.9% 0.8% 1.4% 2.6% 0.7%
Something else 5.6% 1.9% 3.8% 3.2% 2.6% 4.3%
Don't know/Refused 2.1% 1.9% 3.3% 3.6% 3.9% 2.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1150


Education (I-EDUC)

Some high school or high school graduate (Grade 12 or GED certificate) Technical school, some college 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
Protestant (include Baptist, Episcopal, Jehovah's Witness, Lutheran, Methodist, Presbyterian, Episcopalian, Pentecostal, Church of Christ, etc.) 64.3% 64.5% 54.9% 61.6% 62.6%
Roman Catholic (include Catholic) 27.0% 23.9% 36.4% 32.0% 28.1%
Mormon (include Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints) 0.7% 1.9% 3.1% 2.0% 1.5%
Orthodox (include Greek or Russian Orthodox, etc.) 0.2% 0.7% 0.3% 3.0% 0.6%
Something else 4.7% 5.5% 3.8% 0.0% 4.3%
Don't know/Refused 3.2% 3.4% 1.6% 1.5% 2.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1149


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Protestant (include Baptist, Episcopal, Jehovah's Witness, Lutheran, Methodist, Presbyterian, Episcopalian, Pentecostal, Church of Christ, etc.) 63.6% 62.1% 62.8%
Roman Catholic (include Catholic) 27.3% 28.3% 27.8%
Mormon (include Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints) 1.6% 1.6% 1.6%
Orthodox (include Greek or Russian Orthodox, etc.) 0.8% 0.6% 0.7%
Something else 2.9% 5.3% 4.3%
Don't know/Refused 3.8% 2.0% 2.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
1158


Region (I-REGION)

Northeast Midwest South West TOTAL
Protestant (include Baptist, Episcopal, Jehovah's Witness, Lutheran, Methodist, Presbyterian, Episcopalian, Pentecostal, Church of Christ, etc.) 48.9% 63.2% 72.3% 55.7% 62.8%
Roman Catholic (include Catholic) 42.8% 29.8% 18.9% 30.3% 27.9%
Mormon (include Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints) 1.1% 0.6% 0.5% 5.2% 1.5%
Orthodox (include Greek or Russian Orthodox, etc.) 0.6% 1.5% 0.5% 0.0% 0.6%
Something else 4.4% 2.5% 5.4% 3.9% 4.3%
Don't know/Refused 2.2% 2.3% 2.4% 4.9% 2.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1158



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