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

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Q40C

(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: Thinking about your religion, which of the following statements comes CLOSEST to your view? My church or denomination should . . .
  1) Preserve its traditional beliefs and practices
  2) Adjust traditional beliefs and practices in light of new circumstances
  3) Adopt modern beliefs and practices
  4) Other (Vol.)
  9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.)

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Preserve its traditional beliefs and practices 35.6% 35.6%
Adjust traditional beliefs and practices in light of new circumstances 35.9% 71.5%
Adopt modern beliefs and practices 19% 90.5%
Other (Vol.) 1.1% 91.6%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 8.5% 100.1%
Total N = 306

Variable Comparisons

Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Preserve its traditional beliefs and practices 39.3% 31.8% 35.5%
Adjust traditional beliefs and practices in light of new circumstances 31.9% 39.6% 35.8%
Adopt modern beliefs and practices 18.0% 19.9% 19.0%
Other (Vol.) 1.5% 0.9% 1.2%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 9.3% 7.7% 8.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
306


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
Preserve its traditional beliefs and practices 39.6% 36.1% 35.1% 36.7%
Adjust traditional beliefs and practices in light of new circumstances 42.0% 32.0% 37.0% 36.6%
Adopt modern beliefs and practices 13.6% 22.8% 20.9% 19.5%
Other (Vol.) 1.8% 0.0% 1.4% 1.0%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 3.0% 9.1% 5.7% 6.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
280



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