Survey of Northern California Church Bodies, 1963

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If a person refuses to tell people his religious affiliation, what would you think of this? (Check as many answers as you agree with.) -- Third answer
  3) A man has a right to keep his religious affiliation to himself
  4) I'd wonder about someone who was afraid to admit religion
  5) He is probably covering up the fact that he has no religion

Category Frequency Percentage Cumulative Percentage Z-Score
A man has a right to keep his religious affiliation to himself 171 24.2% 24.2% -1.44
I'd wonder about someone who was afraid to admit religion 387 54.7% 78.8% .04
He is probably covering up the fact that he has no religion 150 21.2% 100% 1.53

Variable Comparisons


Education (I-EDUCRCDE)

Some HS HS Degree Some Colle Coll Degr Post Grad TOTAL
A man has a right to keep his religious affiliation to himself 25.3%
39
32.5%
54
19.4%
42
21.4%
18
20.0%
15
24.1%
168
I'd wonder about someone who was afraid to admit religion 52.6%
81
45.8%
76
60.8%
132
54.8%
46
61.3%
46
54.7%
381
He is probably covering up the fact that he has no religion 22.1%
34
21.7%
36
19.8%
43
23.8%
20
18.7%
14
21.1%
147
TOTAL 100.0%
154
100.0%
166
100.0%
217
100.0%
84
100.0%
75

696


Income categories (I-INCMRCDE)

$12K+ $10K+ $7K+ $5K+ $4K+ TOTAL
A man has a right to keep his religious affiliation to himself 21.1%
32
20.0%
23
23.4%
43
33.6%
36
26.8%
26
24.4%
160
I'd wonder about someone who was afraid to admit religion 57.2%
87
59.1%
68
57.6%
106
46.7%
50
45.4%
44
54.2%
355
He is probably covering up the fact that he has no religion 21.7%
33
20.9%
24
19.0%
35
19.6%
21
27.8%
27
21.4%
140
TOTAL 100.0%
152
100.0%
115
100.0%
184
100.0%
107
100.0%
97

655


Denominational grouping (I-DENMSUMM)

Liberal Protestant (Congregational, Methodist, Episcopalian) Moderate Protestant (Disciples of Christ, Presbyterian, American Lutheran, American Baptist) Conservative Protestant (Missouri Lutheran, Southern Baptist, Sects) Roman Catholic Not Applicable TOTAL
A man has a right to keep his religious affiliation to himself 25.4%
49
22.9%
51
24.6%
46
23.8%
25
0.00%
0
24.2%
171
I'd wonder about someone who was afraid to admit religion 53.9%
104
52.0%
116
57.2%
107
57.1%
60
0.00%
0
54.7%
387
He is probably covering up the fact that he has no religion 20.7%
40
25.1%
56
18.2%
34
19.0%
20
0.00%
0
21.2%
150
TOTAL 100.0%
193
100.0%
223
100.0%
187
100.0%
105
100.0%
0

708


Age (I-AGERECDE)

Age 39 and under Age 40-59 Age 60 and over TOTAL
A man has a right to keep his religious affiliation to himself 24.3%
62
23.7%
75
24.8%
34
24.2%
171
I'd wonder about someone who was afraid to admit religion 54.9%
140
53.8%
170
56.2%
77
54.7%
387
He is probably covering up the fact that he has no religion 20.8%
53
22.5%
71
19.0%
26
21.2%
150
TOTAL 100.0%
255
100.0%
316
100.0%
137

708


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
A man has a right to keep his religious affiliation to himself 25.7%
69
23.2%
102
24.2%
171
I'd wonder about someone who was afraid to admit religion 53.5%
144
55.4%
243
54.7%
387
He is probably covering up the fact that he has no religion 20.8%
56
21.4%
94
21.2%
150
TOTAL 100.0%
269
100.0%
439

708

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