Religion and Public Life Survey, 2001

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FREQSPRT

(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 sports leagues through 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 5.7% 5.7%
Sometimes 13.6% 19.3%
Hardly ever 11.6% 30.9%
Never 66.1% 97%
Does not apply 2.1% 99.1%
Don't know/Refused 1% 100.1%
Total N = 1265

Variable Comparisons

Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Frequently 7.0% 4.7% 5.7%
Sometimes 21.2% 8.0% 13.6%
Hardly ever 12.1% 11.2% 11.6%
Never 57.3% 72.6% 66.0%
Does not apply 1.4% 2.5% 2.1%
Don't know/Refused 1.1% 1.0% 1.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
1265


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent No preference or Don't know/Refused TOTAL
Frequently 6.2% 5.6% 5.1% 5.9% 5.7%
Sometimes 13.3% 13.8% 14.4% 12.3% 13.6%
Hardly ever 12.8% 11.0% 11.9% 7.8% 11.6%
Never 65.2% 65.6% 66.2% 73.5% 66.2%
Does not apply 2.5% 2.2% 1.5% 0.5% 2.0%
Don't know/Refused 0.0% 1.8% 0.8% 0.0% 0.9%
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 9.5% 6.9% 3.9% 9.0% 4.6% 6.5%
Sometimes 14.4% 12.6% 18.2% 14.3% 9.6% 14.6%
Hardly ever 15.4% 10.0% 11.9% 12.2% 16.4% 12.5%
Never 59.0% 67.2% 63.9% 64.6% 65.3% 64.1%
Does not apply 0.4% 3.1% 1.5% 0.0% 1.8% 1.7%
Don't know/Refused 1.3% 0.1% 0.6% 0.0% 2.3% 0.7%
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 4.9% 7.5% 3.3% 6.5% 2.3% 5.6% 5.7%
Sometimes 16.7% 12.1% 11.6% 13.2% 16.3% 10.5% 13.6%
Hardly ever 6.6% 12.9% 6.6% 13.7% 12.4% 10.1% 11.5%
Never 64.9% 64.8% 76.0% 65.1% 66.1% 71.4% 66.2%
Does not apply 2.8% 2.3% 2.5% 1.2% 1.6% 2.4% 2.0%
Don't know/Refused 4.0% 0.4% 0.0% 0.3% 1.4% 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 5.7% 3.1% 4.7% 8.2% 5.7%
Sometimes 13.6% 14.2% 7.5% 16.3% 13.6%
Hardly ever 11.3% 10.7% 15.8% 11.0% 11.6%
Never 66.5% 69.9% 66.0% 62.5% 66.2%
Does not apply 2.2% 1.7% 3.2% 1.1% 2.0%
Don't know/Refused 0.7% 0.5% 2.8% 0.8% 0.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1259


Age (I-AGE)

18-30 31-40 41-50 51-64 65+ TOTAL
Frequently 9.3% 5.4% 2.9% 6.0% 4.7% 5.7%
Sometimes 17.4% 17.9% 16.4% 9.2% 7.2% 13.7%
Hardly ever 15.6% 10.5% 10.6% 8.8% 12.1% 11.6%
Never 57.5% 62.4% 67.4% 71.7% 71.8% 66.0%
Does not apply 0.2% 2.7% 2.0% 3.5% 2.2% 2.1%
Don't know/Refused 0.0% 1.0% 0.7% 0.8% 2.2% 0.9%
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 8.3% 5.0% 4.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 5.7%
Sometimes 16.2% 14.4% 9.7% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 13.6%
Hardly ever 12.9% 11.3% 10.7% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 11.6%
Never 58.8% 66.3% 72.9% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 66.0%
Does not apply 2.4% 2.4% 1.3% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 2.1%
Don't know/Refused 1.4% 0.6% 1.5% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 1.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1265



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