U.S. Religious Landscape Survey - Continental Dataset

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Q47

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

IF RESPONDENT IS AN ATHEIST, AGNOSTIC OR HAS NO RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION (Q.16=9, 10, 12) OR AMBIGUOUS AFFILIATION (Q.16=99 AND CHR=2,9), ASK: Do you think there is a natural conflict between being a non-religious person and living in a society where most people are religious, or don't you think so?
  1) Yes
  2) No
  9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.)

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Yes 33% 33%
No 59.9% 92.9%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 7.1% 100%
Total N = 5320

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-29 30-39 40-49 50-64 65 and older TOTAL
Yes 36.2% 34.1% 34.7% 29.2% 27.9% 33.3%
No 58.6% 60.6% 57.8% 63.5% 58.7% 59.9%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 5.2% 5.4% 7.6% 7.2% 13.4% 6.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
5172


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Yes 33.7% 32.0% 33.0%
No 59.2% 60.8% 59.9%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 7.1% 7.2% 7.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
5320


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent No preference (Vol.) Other party (Vol.) TOTAL
Yes 29.8% 35.0% 33.6% 33.4% 35.2% 33.6%
No 63.9% 58.9% 60.9% 56.7% 52.3% 60.3%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 6.2% 6.1% 5.5% 9.8% 12.5% 6.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
5111


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
Yes 36.4% 36.1% 33.3% 33.0% 31.2% 30.5% 34.4%
No 55.9% 58.1% 63.3% 61.5% 64.5% 62.0% 59.8%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 7.6% 5.8% 3.4% 5.5% 4.3% 7.5% 5.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
4435


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
Yes 35.5% 33.9% 33.0% 34.4% 30.1% 30.4% 33.1%
No 51.4% 60.4% 56.8% 59.3% 64.3% 64.3% 60.0%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 13.1% 5.7% 10.3% 6.3% 5.5% 5.3% 6.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
5261



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