U.S. Religious Landscape Survey - Continental Dataset

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Q43B

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

How often do you feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe - would you say at least once a week, once or twice a month, several times a year, seldom, or never?
  1) At least once a week
  2) Once or twice a month
  3) Several times a year
  4) Seldom
  5) Never
  9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.)

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
At least once a week 38.8% 38.8%
Once or twice a month 13.8% 52.6%
Several times a year 14.2% 66.8%
Seldom 17.9% 84.7%
Never 11.2% 95.9%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 4.1% 100%
Total N = 35556

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-29 30-39 40-49 50-64 65 and older TOTAL
At least once a week 36.5% 34.1% 38.2% 44.0% 40.6% 38.9%
Once or twice a month 16.0% 14.3% 14.1% 13.0% 12.0% 13.9%
Several times a year 13.3% 16.8% 15.2% 14.0% 11.7% 14.2%
Seldom 19.2% 21.4% 18.7% 15.6% 15.1% 18.0%
Never 12.2% 10.5% 10.5% 10.0% 13.0% 11.1%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 2.7% 2.9% 3.3% 3.5% 7.6% 3.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
34695


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
At least once a week 38.7% 38.9% 38.8%
Once or twice a month 14.0% 13.6% 13.8%
Several times a year 14.3% 14.0% 14.2%
Seldom 18.2% 17.5% 17.9%
Never 11.1% 11.4% 11.2%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 3.7% 4.5% 4.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
35556


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent No preference (Vol.) Other party (Vol.) TOTAL
At least once a week 37.8% 38.9% 39.9% 38.4% 52.8% 39.0%
Once or twice a month 14.4% 13.9% 14.4% 11.6% 14.2% 14.0%
Several times a year 14.6% 15.1% 14.1% 11.2% 10.1% 14.4%
Seldom 18.9% 17.9% 17.8% 17.3% 12.7% 18.1%
Never 11.0% 10.4% 10.8% 14.6% 7.1% 10.9%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 3.4% 3.7% 3.0% 7.0% 3.1% 3.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
34102


Household income (I-INCOME)

Less than $30,000 $30,000 to under $50,000 $50,000 to under $75,000 $75,000 to under $100,000 $100,000 to under $150,000 $150,000 or more TOTAL
At least once a week 41.3% 36.9% 38.3% 36.7% 38.7% 40.1% 38.9%
Once or twice a month 13.2% 15.2% 14.4% 15.7% 15.2% 14.0% 14.4%
Several times a year 12.0% 14.4% 15.6% 16.6% 17.7% 17.2% 14.7%
Seldom 16.8% 18.5% 20.0% 20.2% 19.3% 15.6% 18.3%
Never 12.6% 11.8% 9.5% 8.8% 7.4% 9.7% 10.7%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 4.2% 3.2% 2.2% 1.9% 1.7% 3.3% 3.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
29435


Education (I-EDUC)

Less than high school graduate High school graduate (Grade 12 or GED certificate) Technical, trade, or vocational school AFTER high school Some college, no 4-year degree (including associate degree) 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
At least once a week 38.8% 35.4% 39.4% 40.0% 39.0% 46.8% 38.9%
Once or twice a month 12.4% 12.9% 12.9% 14.2% 15.7% 15.4% 13.9%
Several times a year 11.4% 13.3% 12.6% 14.3% 17.1% 16.5% 14.2%
Seldom 15.4% 20.1% 18.7% 18.5% 17.7% 13.1% 17.9%
Never 14.7% 13.8% 11.3% 10.2% 7.9% 5.7% 11.2%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 7.3% 4.4% 5.1% 2.8% 2.6% 2.4% 4.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
35298



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