U.S. Religious Landscape Survey - Continental Dataset

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Q43C

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

IF PRAY MORE THAN SELDOM (Q.41=1-5), ASK: How often do you receive a definite answer to a specific prayer request - 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 23.9% 23.9%
Once or twice a month 15% 38.9%
Several times a year 22.5% 61.4%
Seldom 18.4% 79.8%
Never 9.9% 89.7%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 10.3% 100%
Total N = 28800

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-29 30-39 40-49 50-64 65 and older TOTAL
At least once a week 21.0% 22.7% 24.6% 24.9% 25.8% 23.8%
Once or twice a month 18.0% 15.3% 15.2% 13.9% 13.2% 15.0%
Several times a year 21.8% 23.2% 23.3% 23.0% 21.3% 22.6%
Seldom 20.4% 21.1% 18.8% 17.9% 14.5% 18.6%
Never 11.8% 9.9% 9.7% 9.4% 8.7% 9.9%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 7.0% 7.9% 8.3% 10.9% 16.5% 10.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
28153


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
At least once a week 22.0% 25.5% 23.9%
Once or twice a month 13.6% 16.1% 15.0%
Several times a year 20.8% 23.8% 22.5%
Seldom 21.4% 16.1% 18.4%
Never 12.7% 7.6% 9.9%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 9.4% 10.9% 10.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
28800


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent No preference (Vol.) Other party (Vol.) TOTAL
At least once a week 25.2% 24.0% 20.7% 29.7% 25.5% 23.7%
Once or twice a month 16.3% 15.2% 14.5% 13.5% 10.5% 15.2%
Several times a year 24.2% 23.0% 22.6% 15.6% 19.2% 22.7%
Seldom 16.5% 18.3% 21.7% 15.9% 14.3% 18.7%
Never 7.6% 9.5% 11.8% 11.0% 17.8% 9.8%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 10.1% 10.1% 8.7% 14.2% 12.6% 9.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
27681


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 29.1% 23.6% 20.9% 18.3% 18.4% 19.3% 23.5%
Once or twice a month 16.9% 16.6% 14.8% 14.1% 13.8% 13.1% 15.6%
Several times a year 20.1% 23.8% 26.3% 26.2% 25.9% 23.3% 23.5%
Seldom 16.4% 18.3% 21.2% 22.4% 22.3% 19.7% 19.2%
Never 8.6% 8.9% 8.8% 10.8% 10.9% 13.4% 9.5%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 8.9% 8.7% 8.0% 8.3% 8.8% 11.2% 8.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
23928


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 31.3% 23.8% 24.6% 23.8% 20.1% 19.5% 23.9%
Once or twice a month 15.9% 15.0% 16.8% 14.5% 15.0% 14.4% 15.0%
Several times a year 17.5% 21.7% 23.5% 24.0% 25.7% 24.0% 22.6%
Seldom 13.7% 19.4% 15.9% 19.1% 19.0% 20.7% 18.5%
Never 10.5% 10.0% 8.2% 9.0% 9.9% 11.1% 9.9%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 11.2% 10.0% 11.0% 9.6% 10.3% 10.3% 10.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
28626



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