U.S. Religious Landscape Survey - Continental Dataset

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Q20

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

Aside from weddings and funerals, how often do you attend religious services... more than once a week, once a week, once or twice a month, a few times a year, seldom, or never?
  1) More than once a week
  2) Once a week
  3) Once or twice a month
  4) A few times a year
  5) Seldom
  6) Never
  9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.)

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
More than once a week 15.5% 15.5%
Once a week 24% 39.5%
Once or twice a month 15% 54.5%
A few times a year 18% 72.5%
Seldom 16% 88.5%
Never 10.8% 99.3%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) .7% 100%
Total N = 35556

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-29 30-39 40-49 50-64 65 and older TOTAL
More than once a week 13.4% 13.3% 14.8% 16.2% 19.9% 15.4%
Once a week 19.7% 20.7% 23.0% 24.2% 33.6% 23.9%
Once or twice a month 16.9% 17.0% 15.4% 14.6% 10.7% 15.0%
A few times a year 19.7% 19.7% 19.6% 17.4% 13.3% 18.0%
Seldom 17.5% 18.0% 16.7% 15.8% 12.1% 16.1%
Never 12.5% 11.0% 10.0% 11.2% 9.5% 10.9%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 0.2% 0.3% 0.5% 0.7% 1.1% 0.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
34695


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
More than once a week 13.1% 17.7% 15.5%
Once a week 21.2% 26.6% 24.0%
Once or twice a month 15.2% 14.8% 15.0%
A few times a year 19.0% 17.1% 18.0%
Seldom 18.3% 14.0% 16.0%
Never 12.6% 9.2% 10.8%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 0.7% 0.8% 0.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
35556


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent No preference (Vol.) Other party (Vol.) TOTAL
More than once a week 20.9% 13.5% 11.5% 21.9% 14.6% 15.4%
Once a week 30.2% 23.3% 20.4% 20.1% 17.7% 24.0%
Once or twice a month 15.3% 15.8% 14.6% 12.3% 11.6% 15.1%
A few times a year 15.7% 19.5% 19.4% 15.0% 16.0% 18.2%
Seldom 10.9% 16.8% 19.3% 16.3% 24.8% 16.0%
Never 6.5% 10.5% 14.2% 13.2% 14.4% 10.9%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 0.3% 0.6% 0.5% 1.2% 0.9% 0.5%
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
More than once a week 16.5% 17.0% 16.1% 13.0% 12.9% 9.6% 15.2%
Once a week 23.9% 22.2% 23.6% 23.8% 24.7% 23.7% 23.5%
Once or twice a month 14.1% 15.0% 15.7% 17.2% 16.7% 17.7% 15.5%
A few times a year 16.6% 17.4% 18.6% 20.1% 20.3% 20.7% 18.2%
Seldom 16.6% 16.9% 15.5% 16.0% 15.4% 16.5% 16.3%
Never 11.7% 11.1% 10.2% 9.7% 9.7% 10.9% 10.8%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 0.5% 0.3% 0.2% 0.2% 0.2% 1.0% 0.4%
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
More than once a week 15.7% 15.6% 15.9% 16.6% 14.3% 14.2% 15.5%
Once a week 23.9% 23.3% 26.1% 23.0% 25.6% 25.2% 24.0%
Once or twice a month 14.3% 13.9% 14.5% 15.6% 16.9% 15.4% 15.0%
A few times a year 15.4% 18.5% 17.7% 18.6% 18.1% 18.8% 18.0%
Seldom 16.5% 17.3% 13.6% 15.9% 14.7% 15.3% 16.1%
Never 13.2% 11.0% 10.8% 9.9% 10.0% 10.5% 10.8%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 1.0% 0.6% 1.5% 0.5% 0.4% 0.6% 0.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
35298



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