U.S. Religious Landscape Survey - Continental Dataset

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Q3A

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

Next, please tell me how satisfied you are with the following things. (First/next), how satisfied are you with your standard of living -- what you can do or buy?
  1) Very satisfied
  2) Somewhat satisfied
  3) Somewhat dissatisfied
  4) Very dissatisfied
  9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.)

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Very satisfied 38% 38%
Somewhat satisfied 39.9% 77.9%
Somewhat dissatisfied 12.7% 90.6%
Very dissatisfied 8% 98.6%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 1.4% 100%
Total N = 35556

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-29 30-39 40-49 50-64 65 and older TOTAL
Very satisfied 37.3% 35.6% 36.2% 36.9% 45.3% 38.0%
Somewhat satisfied 41.9% 43.5% 39.9% 39.3% 35.3% 40.1%
Somewhat dissatisfied 13.0% 12.3% 14.0% 13.5% 10.2% 12.7%
Very dissatisfied 6.9% 7.7% 8.8% 9.1% 6.8% 8.0%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 0.9% 1.0% 1.1% 1.2% 2.3% 1.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
34695


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Very satisfied 39.3% 36.8% 38.0%
Somewhat satisfied 40.3% 39.6% 39.9%
Somewhat dissatisfied 11.8% 13.5% 12.7%
Very dissatisfied 7.2% 8.8% 8.0%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 1.4% 1.3% 1.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
35556


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent No preference (Vol.) Other party (Vol.) TOTAL
Very satisfied 48.8% 33.3% 35.5% 33.3% 40.3% 38.2%
Somewhat satisfied 37.2% 40.4% 41.9% 40.1% 36.1% 40.0%
Somewhat dissatisfied 8.7% 15.0% 13.2% 13.6% 13.2% 12.6%
Very dissatisfied 4.3% 10.2% 8.3% 10.4% 9.2% 8.0%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 1.0% 1.1% 1.1% 2.6% 1.2% 1.2%
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
Very satisfied 24.0% 31.2% 37.2% 46.0% 55.0% 66.9% 37.0%
Somewhat satisfied 39.0% 45.5% 45.6% 41.6% 36.0% 25.7% 40.5%
Somewhat dissatisfied 19.3% 14.8% 11.6% 9.0% 6.7% 4.1% 13.3%
Very dissatisfied 15.9% 7.7% 4.9% 3.0% 1.9% 2.1% 8.2%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 1.8% 0.8% 0.7% 0.4% 0.4% 1.2% 1.0%
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
Very satisfied 29.4% 34.7% 31.1% 36.9% 47.3% 49.8% 38.0%
Somewhat satisfied 36.6% 40.7% 43.2% 41.7% 39.2% 38.5% 40.0%
Somewhat dissatisfied 16.3% 14.0% 13.8% 13.6% 8.7% 7.7% 12.7%
Very dissatisfied 14.9% 9.5% 9.5% 6.7% 4.0% 3.1% 8.0%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 2.7% 1.2% 2.4% 1.0% 0.9% 0.9% 1.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
35298



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