News Interest Index / Religion Overflow, July 2005

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I-ATTEND

(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? (Recoded for use with online analysis)
  1) Once a week or more
  3) Once or twice a month
  4) A few times a year
  5) Seldom
  6) Never

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Once a week or more 40% 40%
Once or twice a month 13.6% 53.6%
A few times a year 20.1% 73.7%
Seldom 15.2% 88.9%
Never 11.1% 100%
Total N = 1476

Variable Comparisons

Worship attendance (I-ATTEND)

Once a week or more Once or twice a month A few times a year Seldom Never TOTAL
Once a week or more 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 40.0%
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%
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
Once a week or more 40.2% 37.2% 44.8% 37.9% 39.8%
Once or twice a month 11.3% 16.4% 15.2% 14.0% 13.7%
A few times a year 21.1% 21.3% 16.6% 19.1% 20.2%
Seldom 15.1% 15.5% 12.8% 17.7% 15.1%
Never 12.3% 9.7% 10.7% 11.3% 11.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1464


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Once a week or more 35.2% 44.2% 40.0%
Once or twice a month 12.9% 14.3% 13.6%
A few times a year 21.3% 19.1% 20.1%
Seldom 17.3% 13.2% 15.2%
Never 13.3% 9.2% 11.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
1476


Region (I-REGION)

Northeast Midwest South West TOTAL
Once a week or more 30.3% 41.8% 49.6% 30.6% 40.0%
Once or twice a month 16.2% 12.7% 13.8% 11.9% 13.6%
A few times a year 24.2% 20.4% 16.8% 21.7% 20.1%
Seldom 17.0% 17.2% 11.6% 17.2% 15.2%
Never 12.3% 7.9% 8.1% 18.6% 11.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1476



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