National Study of Youth and Religion, Wave 2 (2005)

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GOD

(god_w2) I:2. Do you believe in God, or not, or are you unsure?
  1) Yes
  2) No
  3) Unsure/Don't know
  666) Invalid skip

Category Frequency Percentage Cumulative Percentage Z-Score
Yes 2005 77% 77% -.09
No 125 4.8% 81.8% -.07
Unsure/Don't know 458 17.6% 99.4% -.05
Invalid skip 16 .6% 100% 12.71

Variable Comparisons


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Yes 72.6%
936
81.4%
1069
77.0%
2005
No 6.0%
78
3.6%
47
4.8%
125
Unsure/Don't know 20.5%
265
14.7%
193
17.6%
458
Invalid skip 0.9%
11
0.4%
5
0.6%
16
TOTAL 100.0%
1290
100.0%
1314

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Age (I-AGE)

Age 16 Age 17 Age 18 Age 19 Age 20 TOTAL
Yes 75.3%
519
79.3%
428
77.6%
418
77.1%
408
75.6%
232
77.0%
2005
No 5.7%
39
5.0%
27
4.5%
24
4.2%
22
4.2%
13
4.8%
125
Unsure/Don't know 18.6%
128
15.4%
83
17.4%
94
17.8%
94
19.2%
59
17.6%
458
Invalid skip 0.4%
3
0.4%
2
0.6%
3
0.9%
5
1.0%
3
0.6%
16
TOTAL 100.0%
689
100.0%
540
100.0%
539
100.0%
529
100.0%
307

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Worship attendance (I-ATTEND)

Never Few times a year Many times a year Once a month 2-3 times a month Once a week or more TOTAL
Yes 49.9%
364
78.8%
367
87.1%
115
81.9%
158
88.6%
303
95.4%
698
77.3%
2005
No 13.4%
98
3.6%
17
0.0%
0
1.6%
3
1.5%
5
0.3%
2
4.8%
125
Unsure/Don't know 36.4%
266
17.4%
81
12.9%
17
16.6%
32
8.8%
30
4.4%
32
17.6%
458
Invalid skip 0.3%
2
0.2%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
1.2%
4
0.0%
0
0.3%
7
TOTAL 100.0%
730
100.0%
466
100.0%
132
100.0%
193
100.0%
342
100.0%
732

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Religion (I-RELIGION)

Evangelical Protestant Mainline Protestant Catholic No affiliation Other Black Protestant TOTAL
Yes 93.5%
631
83.2%
173
81.2%
410
34.9%
154
80.0%
477
93.6%
160
77.2%
2005
No 0.4%
3
2.9%
6
2.0%
10
19.7%
87
3.0%
18
0.6%
1
4.8%
125
Unsure/Don't know 5.6%
38
13.5%
28
16.4%
83
44.9%
198
16.9%
101
5.8%
10
17.6%
458
Invalid skip 0.4%
3
0.5%
1
0.4%
2
0.5%
2
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.3%
8
TOTAL 100.0%
675
100.0%
208
100.0%
505
100.0%
441
100.0%
596
100.0%
171

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