U.S. Religious Landscape Survey - Alaska and Hawaii Dataset

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Q40A

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

IF HAS A RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION (Q.16=1-8, 11, 13-14 OR CHR=1), ASK: Now, as I read a pair of statements, tell me whether the FIRST statement or the SECOND statement comes closer to your own views even if neither is exactly right. My religion is the one, true faith leading to eternal life, OR many religions can lead to eternal life.
  1) My religion is the one, true faith leading to eternal life
  2) Many religions can lead to eternal life
  3) Neither/Both equally (Vol.)
  9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.)

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
My religion is the one, true faith leading to eternal life 25.4% 25.4%
Many religions can lead to eternal life 69.6% 95%
Neither/Both equally (Vol.) 2% 97%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 3% 100%
Total N = 306

Variable Comparisons

Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
My religion is the one, true faith leading to eternal life 25.7% 25.1% 25.4%
Many religions can lead to eternal life 68.1% 71.0% 69.6%
Neither/Both equally (Vol.) 3.4% 0.6% 2.0%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 2.8% 3.3% 3.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
306


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
My religion is the one, true faith leading to eternal life 32.5% 17.4% 26.5% 24.9%
Many religions can lead to eternal life 63.9% 79.9% 65.9% 70.5%
Neither/Both equally (Vol.) 1.8% 0.5% 3.3% 1.8%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 1.8% 2.3% 4.3% 2.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
280



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