U.S. Religious Landscape Survey - Continental Dataset

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Q28D

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

IF WORSHIP MORE THAN SELDOM (Q.20=1-4), ASK: And still thinking about the church or house of worship where you attend religious services most often, please tell me how often, if ever, you do each of the following. How often do you participate in social activities, such as meals, club meetings, or other gatherings there? 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 15.1% 15.1%
Once or twice a month 24% 39.1%
Several times a year 20.6% 59.7%
Seldom 17.3% 77%
Never 22.4% 99.4%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) .6% 100%
Total N = 26350

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-29 30-39 40-49 50-64 65 and older TOTAL
At least once a week 17.8% 13.5% 14.2% 13.4% 17.4% 15.1%
Once or twice a month 21.0% 22.8% 23.4% 25.1% 28.0% 24.1%
Several times a year 17.5% 20.5% 23.3% 22.6% 18.0% 20.6%
Seldom 19.2% 19.4% 17.7% 16.9% 13.5% 17.4%
Never 24.0% 23.4% 21.2% 21.5% 22.0% 22.4%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 0.3% 0.4% 0.3% 0.6% 1.1% 0.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
25723


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
At least once a week 14.5% 15.6% 15.1%
Once or twice a month 22.4% 25.4% 24.0%
Several times a year 21.2% 20.1% 20.6%
Seldom 19.1% 15.8% 17.3%
Never 22.4% 22.4% 22.4%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 0.5% 0.7% 0.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
26350


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent No preference (Vol.) Other party (Vol.) TOTAL
At least once a week 16.2% 15.1% 13.3% 16.5% 16.9% 15.0%
Once or twice a month 27.8% 23.6% 21.7% 20.7% 28.7% 24.2%
Several times a year 21.5% 20.4% 21.0% 17.8% 16.9% 20.7%
Seldom 16.9% 17.1% 19.1% 14.0% 14.2% 17.4%
Never 17.2% 23.1% 24.4% 29.9% 20.9% 22.1%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 0.4% 0.6% 0.4% 1.1% 2.4% 0.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
25289


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 17.0% 16.4% 13.5% 11.8% 13.3% 12.3% 14.8%
Once or twice a month 24.2% 26.1% 25.9% 23.6% 23.1% 20.3% 24.4%
Several times a year 17.7% 20.5% 22.7% 23.5% 23.4% 23.7% 21.0%
Seldom 15.7% 17.0% 19.0% 20.6% 20.0% 18.6% 17.9%
Never 24.7% 19.6% 18.6% 20.2% 19.9% 24.6% 21.5%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 0.7% 0.3% 0.3% 0.2% 0.2% 0.5% 0.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
21839


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 17.0% 15.5% 13.8% 15.8% 13.5% 13.0% 15.1%
Once or twice a month 21.6% 24.0% 26.6% 24.3% 25.0% 24.5% 24.1%
Several times a year 15.8% 19.6% 20.9% 21.2% 22.6% 25.3% 20.6%
Seldom 13.7% 17.4% 16.4% 18.0% 18.6% 18.6% 17.3%
Never 30.7% 23.1% 22.0% 20.3% 20.0% 18.1% 22.3%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 1.3% 0.5% 0.5% 0.3% 0.3% 0.5% 0.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
26170



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