U.S. Religious Landscape Survey - Continental Dataset

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Q30

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

Do you believe in God or a universal spirit?
  1) Yes
  2) No
  3) Other (Vol.)
  9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.)

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Yes 92.4% 92.4%
No 4.7% 97.1%
Other (Vol.) 1.1% 98.2%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 1.8% 100%
Total N = 35556

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-29 30-39 40-49 50-64 65 and older TOTAL
Yes 89.8% 92.2% 93.3% 93.5% 93.9% 92.6%
No 6.9% 4.9% 4.1% 3.9% 3.8% 4.7%
Other (Vol.) 1.5% 1.2% 1.2% 1.0% 0.7% 1.1%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 1.8% 1.7% 1.3% 1.7% 1.6% 1.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
34695


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Yes 89.7% 94.9% 92.4%
No 6.8% 2.8% 4.7%
Other (Vol.) 1.3% 1.0% 1.1%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 2.2% 1.3% 1.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
35556


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent No preference (Vol.) Other party (Vol.) TOTAL
Yes 96.4% 92.1% 90.0% 91.1% 86.1% 92.5%
No 2.1% 5.4% 6.6% 3.9% 8.5% 4.8%
Other (Vol.) 0.7% 1.0% 1.3% 3.0% 2.4% 1.1%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 0.8% 1.5% 2.1% 2.0% 3.1% 1.6%
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
Yes 94.9% 93.8% 92.8% 92.0% 90.6% 86.5% 92.8%
No 3.2% 4.3% 4.9% 5.8% 6.6% 9.3% 4.8%
Other (Vol.) 0.9% 0.7% 0.9% 0.8% 0.7% 1.2% 0.9%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 1.0% 1.2% 1.5% 1.4% 2.1% 2.9% 1.4%
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
Yes 95.7% 93.7% 93.4% 92.8% 90.7% 86.5% 92.5%
No 2.2% 3.7% 3.7% 4.4% 6.2% 9.7% 4.7%
Other (Vol.) 1.3% 1.3% 1.1% 1.0% 1.0% 1.1% 1.1%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 0.8% 1.4% 1.8% 1.8% 2.1% 2.7% 1.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
35298



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