Religion and Public Life Survey, 2001

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RACE

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

IF RESPONDENT ANSWERED 2 'NO' FOR HISPANIC, HE OR SHE WAS ASKED: What is your race? Are you white, black, Asian, or some other? IF RESPONDENT ANSWERED 1 'YES' FOR HISPANIC, HE OR SHE WAS ASKED: Are you white Hispanic, black Hispanic, or some other race?
  1) White
  2) Black
  3) Asian
  4) Other or mixed race
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
White 79.5% 79.5%
Black 12.4% 91.9%
Asian 1.8% 93.7%
Other or mixed race 4.9% 98.6%
Don't know/Refused 1.4% 100%
Total N = 2041

Variable Comparisons

Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
White 78.3% 80.6% 79.5%
Black 12.4% 12.5% 12.4%
Asian 1.9% 1.7% 1.8%
Other or mixed race 6.0% 3.9% 4.9%
Don't know/Refused 1.4% 1.4% 1.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
2041


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent No preference or Don't know/Refused TOTAL
White 92.4% 66.7% 83.7% 74.8% 79.4%
Black 3.1% 24.0% 7.6% 10.4% 12.4%
Asian 0.9% 1.8% 2.6% 2.6% 1.8%
Other or mixed race 3.6% 5.6% 5.1% 6.1% 4.9%
Don't know/Refused 0.1% 1.9% 1.0% 6.1% 1.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
2036


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
White 71.3% 80.3% 83.4% 76.9% 85.2% 79.6%
Black 19.9% 12.7% 10.5% 12.5% 7.1% 12.9%
Asian 1.5% 1.7% 1.8% 2.7% 1.8% 1.8%
Other or mixed race 6.9% 4.5% 3.9% 7.1% 4.0% 5.0%
Don't know/Refused 0.4% 0.8% 0.4% 0.7% 1.8% 0.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1697


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
White 76.2% 79.1% 84.6% 78.5% 82.2% 82.7% 79.6%
Black 19.1% 13.9% 7.7% 12.0% 8.3% 7.1% 12.5%
Asian 0.6% 1.2% 0.0% 2.1% 3.4% 3.7% 1.8%
Other or mixed race 3.3% 4.9% 7.7% 5.3% 4.8% 4.8% 4.9%
Don't know/Refused 0.7% 0.9% 0.0% 2.2% 1.3% 1.6% 1.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
2030


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Married Divorced/Separated Widowed Never been married TOTAL
White 84.0% 80.0% 87.4% 67.6% 79.7%
Black 9.3% 13.6% 10.7% 19.2% 12.5%
Asian 1.9% 0.5% 0.0% 3.0% 1.8%
Other or mixed race 3.7% 4.4% 2.0% 8.8% 4.9%
Don't know/Refused 1.1% 1.6% 0.0% 1.4% 1.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
2031


Age (I-AGE)

18-30 31-40 41-50 51-64 65+ TOTAL
White 71.2% 76.9% 82.6% 81.9% 91.2% 79.9%
Black 16.6% 12.1% 11.8% 12.3% 7.4% 12.4%
Asian 3.3% 3.2% 0.9% 0.6% 0.0% 1.8%
Other or mixed race 8.3% 6.5% 3.6% 3.7% 1.1% 5.0%
Don't know/Refused 0.6% 1.3% 1.1% 1.5% 0.4% 1.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
2009


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
White 77.0% 79.4% 77.5% 80.2% 83.7% 85.3% 79.9%
Black 17.0% 13.9% 16.4% 10.5% 7.4% 2.9% 12.5%
Asian 2.1% 1.1% 1.3% 2.1% 1.9% 3.2% 1.8%
Other or mixed race 2.7% 3.5% 4.7% 6.3% 5.6% 8.1% 4.7%
Don't know/Refused 1.1% 2.0% 0.3% 0.9% 1.3% 0.6% 1.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
2023



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