Religion and Public Life Survey, 2001

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FREQYTH

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

ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO INDICATED THEY ATTEND CHURCH ONCE OR TWICE A MONTH OR MORE (ANSWERED 1-3 FOR FREQATND). Please indicate how often, if ever, you do each of the following activities. -- Work with children or youth at your place of worship: frequently, sometimes, hardly ever or never?
  1) Frequently
  2) Sometimes
  3) Hardly ever
  4) Never
  5) Does not apply
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Frequently 20.6% 20.6%
Sometimes 26.2% 46.8%
Hardly ever 15% 61.8%
Never 36.7% 98.5%
Does not apply .6% 99.1%
Don't know/Refused 1% 100.1%
Total N = 1265

Variable Comparisons

Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Frequently 22.7% 19.1% 20.6%
Sometimes 26.0% 26.3% 26.2%
Hardly ever 15.9% 14.3% 15.0%
Never 34.1% 38.6% 36.7%
Does not apply 0.7% 0.6% 0.6%
Don't know/Refused 0.7% 1.2% 1.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
1265


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent No preference or Don't know/Refused TOTAL
Frequently 23.0% 18.9% 20.5% 19.0% 20.7%
Sometimes 26.8% 26.4% 25.6% 24.4% 26.2%
Hardly ever 18.6% 12.5% 17.0% 4.9% 15.0%
Never 30.9% 40.2% 36.0% 47.3% 36.7%
Does not apply 0.5% 0.6% 0.5% 2.0% 0.6%
Don't know/Refused 0.2% 1.3% 0.3% 2.4% 0.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1262


Household income (I-INCOME)

Less than $20,000 $20,000 to under $40,000 $40,000 to under $75,000 $75,000 to under $100,000 $100,000 or more TOTAL
Frequently 23.2% 21.2% 23.6% 22.8% 12.3% 21.6%
Sometimes 23.2% 30.9% 26.8% 25.4% 26.5% 27.2%
Hardly ever 9.9% 13.3% 17.8% 13.2% 21.9% 14.8%
Never 40.5% 34.3% 30.7% 38.6% 37.0% 35.1%
Does not apply 0.4% 0.3% 1.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.5%
Don't know/Refused 2.7% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 2.3% 0.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1047


Education (I-EDUC)

Less than high school High school graduate (Grade 12 or GED certificate) Business, Technical, or vocational school after high school Some college, no four-year degree College graduate (B.S., B.A., or other 4-year degree) Postgraduate training or professional schooling after college (e.g., towards a master's degree or Ph.D.; law or medical school) TOTAL
Frequently 18.0% 21.0% 24.2% 20.8% 22.6% 17.7% 20.6%
Sometimes 29.3% 23.1% 25.8% 25.8% 27.5% 31.7% 26.2%
Hardly ever 11.9% 15.4% 13.3% 14.0% 18.7% 14.9% 14.9%
Never 36.8% 39.0% 35.0% 38.8% 30.0% 34.5% 36.6%
Does not apply 0.7% 0.8% 0.0% 0.3% 0.7% 1.2% 0.6%
Don't know/Refused 3.3% 0.8% 1.7% 0.3% 0.5% 0.0% 1.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1262


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Married Divorced/Separated Widowed Never been married TOTAL
Frequently 21.7% 20.4% 9.8% 22.8% 20.6%
Sometimes 28.2% 24.9% 10.6% 28.7% 26.2%
Hardly ever 15.7% 11.8% 18.4% 13.5% 15.0%
Never 33.2% 41.9% 57.3% 33.4% 36.7%
Does not apply 0.9% 0.9% 0.0% 0.0% 0.6%
Don't know/Refused 0.2% 0.0% 3.9% 1.7% 0.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1259


Age (I-AGE)

18-30 31-40 41-50 51-64 65+ TOTAL
Frequently 23.9% 25.3% 21.8% 18.1% 13.8% 20.7%
Sometimes 31.5% 26.9% 33.4% 24.9% 14.4% 26.3%
Hardly ever 11.4% 17.2% 14.1% 17.1% 15.5% 15.0%
Never 33.1% 28.6% 30.1% 37.5% 53.8% 36.5%
Does not apply 0.0% 0.9% 0.2% 2.3% 0.0% 0.6%
Don't know/Refused 0.0% 1.2% 0.4% 0.0% 2.5% 0.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1243


Worship attendance (I-ATTEND)

More than once a week Once a week Once or twice a month A few times a year Seldom Never TOTAL
Frequently 37.6% 16.7% 9.3% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 20.6%
Sometimes 26.8% 28.1% 22.5% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 26.2%
Hardly ever 13.7% 16.2% 14.3% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 15.0%
Never 19.1% 38.1% 52.2% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 36.7%
Does not apply 1.1% 0.2% 0.8% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.6%
Don't know/Refused 1.6% 0.6% 0.9% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 1.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1265



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