News Interest Index / Religion Overflow, July 2005

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

Aside from weddings and funerals how often do you attend religious services… more than once a week, once a week, once or twice a month, a few times a year, seldom, or never?
  1) More than once a week
  2) Once a week
  3) Once or twice a month
  4) A few times a year
  5) Seldom
  6) Never
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
More than once a week 15.1% 15.1%
Once a week 24.3% 39.4%
Once or twice a month 13.4% 52.8%
A few times a year 19.8% 72.6%
Seldom 14.9% 87.5%
Never 11% 98.5%
Don't know/Refused 1.6% 100.1%
Total N = 1502

Variable Comparisons

Worship attendance (I-ATTEND)

Once a week or more Once or twice a month A few times a year Seldom Never TOTAL
More than once a week 38.3% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 15.3%
Once a week 61.7% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 24.7%
Once or twice a month 0.0% 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 13.6%
A few times a year 0.0% 0.0% 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 20.1%
Seldom 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0% 0.0% 15.2%
Never 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0% 11.1%
Don't know/Refused 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1476


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
More than once a week 16.0% 15.1% 13.8% 12.7% 15.0%
Once a week 23.6% 21.7% 30.4% 24.4% 24.2%
Once or twice a month 11.2% 16.2% 15.0% 13.7% 13.5%
A few times a year 20.8% 21.0% 16.4% 18.7% 19.9%
Seldom 14.9% 15.3% 12.6% 17.4% 14.9%
Never 12.1% 9.5% 10.5% 11.0% 11.0%
Don't know/Refused 1.4% 1.2% 1.2% 2.0% 1.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1485


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
More than once a week 12.3% 17.6% 15.1%
Once a week 22.4% 25.9% 24.3%
Once or twice a month 12.7% 14.1% 13.4%
A few times a year 21.0% 18.8% 19.8%
Seldom 17.0% 13.0% 14.9%
Never 13.1% 9.0% 10.9%
Don't know/Refused 1.5% 1.6% 1.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
1502


Region (I-REGION)

Northeast Midwest South West TOTAL
More than once a week 10.1% 12.6% 23.1% 8.9% 15.1%
Once a week 20.0% 28.4% 25.9% 20.9% 24.3%
Once or twice a month 16.1% 12.4% 13.6% 11.6% 13.4%
A few times a year 24.0% 19.9% 16.6% 21.2% 19.8%
Seldom 16.9% 16.8% 11.5% 16.9% 14.9%
Never 12.2% 7.7% 8.0% 18.2% 11.0%
Don't know/Refused 0.8% 2.1% 1.2% 2.2% 1.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1502



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