U.S. Religious Landscape Survey - Continental Dataset

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Q33

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

Do you believe in life after death?
  1) Yes
  2) No
  3) Other (Vol.)
  9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.)

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Yes 73.7% 73.7%
No 18% 91.7%
Other (Vol.) 1.6% 93.3%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 6.7% 100%
Total N = 35556

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-29 30-39 40-49 50-64 65 and older TOTAL
Yes 75.0% 73.7% 74.6% 74.7% 70.9% 73.9%
No 18.2% 18.6% 17.5% 17.3% 18.9% 18.0%
Other (Vol.) 1.5% 1.6% 1.8% 1.3% 1.7% 1.6%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 5.3% 6.1% 6.1% 6.7% 8.5% 6.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
34695


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Yes 70.6% 76.7% 73.7%
No 21.2% 14.9% 18.0%
Other (Vol.) 1.6% 1.5% 1.6%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 6.5% 6.9% 6.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
35556


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent No preference (Vol.) Other party (Vol.) TOTAL
Yes 82.2% 71.8% 71.5% 67.0% 69.6% 74.2%
No 12.7% 19.7% 19.8% 21.1% 15.8% 17.9%
Other (Vol.) 1.0% 1.5% 1.7% 3.2% 5.6% 1.6%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 4.1% 7.0% 7.0% 8.7% 8.9% 6.3%
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 74.4% 74.8% 77.3% 75.7% 73.7% 67.8% 74.5%
No 17.8% 17.7% 16.5% 17.9% 18.8% 22.6% 18.0%
Other (Vol.) 1.5% 1.4% 1.3% 1.4% 1.6% 0.9% 1.4%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 6.2% 6.1% 4.8% 5.1% 5.9% 8.6% 6.0%
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
Yes 70.4% 74.4% 76.0% 76.2% 75.0% 68.8% 73.8%
No 20.1% 17.8% 15.9% 15.9% 17.5% 21.9% 18.0%
Other (Vol.) 1.2% 1.6% 1.4% 1.9% 1.3% 1.7% 1.6%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 8.3% 6.3% 6.7% 6.1% 6.2% 7.6% 6.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
35298



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