U.S. Religious Landscape Survey - Continental Dataset

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Q10B

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

There are clear and absolute standards for what is right and wrong.
  1) Completely agree
  2) Mostly agree
  3) Mostly disagree
  4) Completely disagree
  9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.)

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Completely agree 38.5% 38.5%
Mostly agree 38.6% 77.1%
Mostly disagree 14% 91.1%
Completely disagree 6.5% 97.6%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 2.4% 100%
Total N = 35556

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-29 30-39 40-49 50-64 65 and older TOTAL
Completely agree 35.6% 38.3% 39.6% 39.5% 40.0% 38.6%
Mostly agree 40.8% 38.5% 38.5% 37.5% 37.9% 38.6%
Mostly disagree 15.0% 14.7% 13.7% 13.8% 12.7% 14.0%
Completely disagree 7.1% 7.0% 6.3% 7.1% 4.7% 6.5%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 1.5% 1.4% 1.9% 2.1% 4.7% 2.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
34695


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Completely agree 39.1% 38.0% 38.5%
Mostly agree 38.4% 38.7% 38.6%
Mostly disagree 13.7% 14.2% 14.0%
Completely disagree 6.8% 6.3% 6.5%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 2.0% 2.7% 2.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
35556


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent No preference (Vol.) Other party (Vol.) TOTAL
Completely agree 47.3% 34.3% 34.2% 44.5% 31.6% 38.4%
Mostly agree 38.1% 39.3% 40.8% 30.5% 31.4% 38.8%
Mostly disagree 9.7% 16.4% 15.6% 11.9% 22.4% 14.1%
Completely disagree 3.4% 7.6% 7.7% 7.7% 10.4% 6.5%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 1.5% 2.4% 1.8% 5.4% 4.2% 2.2%
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
Completely agree 41.7% 41.3% 38.3% 34.5% 32.6% 29.2% 38.3%
Mostly agree 36.3% 38.2% 40.1% 42.5% 42.9% 41.1% 39.2%
Mostly disagree 12.8% 13.1% 14.7% 16.0% 17.4% 18.0% 14.5%
Completely disagree 6.4% 5.8% 5.7% 6.0% 6.5% 9.7% 6.4%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 2.8% 1.5% 1.3% 1.1% 0.6% 2.0% 1.8%
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
Completely agree 47.3% 43.3% 42.6% 39.1% 30.8% 22.2% 38.5%
Mostly agree 31.4% 37.9% 35.9% 39.5% 42.9% 42.6% 38.6%
Mostly disagree 9.9% 11.1% 13.1% 14.2% 17.6% 22.4% 14.0%
Completely disagree 6.8% 5.4% 5.6% 5.5% 7.2% 11.1% 6.5%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 4.6% 2.2% 2.8% 1.7% 1.5% 1.7% 2.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
35298



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