Religion and Public Life Survey, 2001

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FREQRLED

(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. How often do you participate in religious education programs 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 24.9% 24.9%
Sometimes 30.3% 55.2%
Hardly ever 15.1% 70.3%
Never 28.1% 98.4%
Does not apply .8% 99.2%
Don't know/Refused .8% 100%
Total N = 1265

Variable Comparisons

Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Frequently 25.2% 24.8% 24.9%
Sometimes 32.2% 28.8% 30.3%
Hardly ever 16.3% 14.2% 15.1%
Never 25.7% 29.9% 28.2%
Does not apply 0.3% 1.1% 0.8%
Don't know/Refused 0.2% 1.2% 0.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
1265


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent No preference or Don't know/Refused TOTAL
Frequently 29.9% 22.3% 21.2% 26.6% 25.0%
Sometimes 32.0% 29.3% 30.7% 22.7% 30.1%
Hardly ever 16.5% 13.8% 16.9% 10.8% 15.2%
Never 20.2% 31.9% 30.6% 39.9% 28.2%
Does not apply 1.0% 1.2% 0.0% 0.0% 0.8%
Don't know/Refused 0.3% 1.5% 0.7% 0.0% 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 22.8% 22.2% 26.1% 21.7% 29.2% 24.1%
Sometimes 28.3% 31.6% 34.5% 33.9% 33.3% 32.2%
Hardly ever 13.9% 15.3% 14.3% 16.9% 11.9% 14.5%
Never 33.5% 29.6% 23.1% 27.5% 25.6% 27.9%
Does not apply 0.0% 0.7% 1.7% 0.0% 0.0% 0.7%
Don't know/Refused 1.5% 0.6% 0.3% 0.0% 0.0% 0.6%
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 24.8% 22.6% 30.0% 25.7% 25.5% 28.9% 25.0%
Sometimes 30.7% 32.4% 30.0% 28.1% 27.1% 33.7% 30.3%
Hardly ever 7.7% 13.5% 15.0% 17.6% 19.9% 17.7% 15.0%
Never 34.7% 29.1% 25.0% 27.7% 26.0% 19.7% 28.1%
Does not apply 0.0% 1.8% 0.0% 0.5% 0.5% 0.0% 0.8%
Don't know/Refused 2.1% 0.5% 0.0% 0.5% 1.1% 0.0% 0.8%
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 28.3% 23.9% 18.7% 19.2% 25.1%
Sometimes 30.6% 25.8% 25.8% 34.5% 30.2%
Hardly ever 14.2% 14.7% 13.1% 19.2% 15.1%
Never 24.9% 34.8% 40.1% 26.8% 28.1%
Does not apply 1.2% 0.0% 0.8% 0.0% 0.8%
Don't know/Refused 0.7% 0.7% 1.6% 0.4% 0.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1259


Age (I-AGE)

18-30 31-40 41-50 51-64 65+ TOTAL
Frequently 19.3% 27.2% 29.7% 26.7% 23.2% 25.2%
Sometimes 33.0% 28.1% 35.3% 31.4% 24.5% 30.4%
Hardly ever 20.4% 15.3% 12.1% 13.5% 12.9% 14.9%
Never 26.5% 27.2% 22.3% 26.7% 37.6% 28.1%
Does not apply 0.4% 1.2% 0.2% 1.4% 0.9% 0.8%
Don't know/Refused 0.5% 1.0% 0.4% 0.4% 0.9% 0.6%
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 47.1% 21.3% 8.2% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 24.9%
Sometimes 28.6% 35.5% 24.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 30.3%
Hardly ever 10.3% 14.6% 20.6% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 15.1%
Never 11.9% 27.5% 45.5% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 28.1%
Does not apply 1.2% 0.7% 0.5% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.8%
Don't know/Refused 0.9% 0.5% 1.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1265



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