News Interest Index / Religion Overflow, July 2005

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RACE

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

What is your race? Are you white, black, Asian, or some other?
  1) White
  2) Black
  3) Asian
  4) Other or mixed race
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
White 78.8% 78.8%
Black 10.5% 89.3%
Asian 1.9% 91.2%
Other or mixed race 7.2% 98.4%
Don't know/Refused 1.5% 99.9%
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
White 75.4% 74.8% 81.5% 88.1% 80.3% 79.0%
Black 14.3% 12.2% 9.9% 3.5% 6.1% 10.6%
Asian 1.6% 0.6% 2.2% 3.2% 2.0% 1.9%
Other or mixed race 6.9% 12.5% 5.6% 3.5% 9.5% 7.2%
Don't know/Refused 1.8% 0.0% 0.7% 1.7% 2.0% 1.4%
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
White 76.8% 79.0% 83.1% 86.6% 79.5%
Black 14.4% 9.4% 6.1% 5.4% 10.6%
Asian 0.6% 0.7% 5.2% 5.7% 1.9%
Other or mixed race 7.3% 10.5% 5.6% 1.3% 7.3%
Don't know/Refused 0.9% 0.5% 0.0% 1.0% 0.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1485


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
White 76.2% 81.2% 78.8%
Black 11.4% 9.8% 10.6%
Asian 2.0% 1.7% 1.9%
Other or mixed race 8.4% 6.2% 7.2%
Don't know/Refused 2.0% 1.1% 1.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
1502


Region (I-REGION)

Northeast Midwest South West TOTAL
White 83.3% 85.3% 73.7% 76.6% 78.8%
Black 7.4% 7.7% 17.7% 4.7% 10.6%
Asian 2.3% 1.8% 1.4% 2.2% 1.9%
Other or mixed race 5.2% 4.2% 6.1% 14.0% 7.2%
Don't know/Refused 1.7% 1.0% 1.1% 2.5% 1.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1502



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