Religion and Public Life Survey, 2001

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KD12TO17

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

ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ARE THE PARENT OF GUARDIAN OF ANY CHILDREN UNDER 18 LIVING IN THEIR HOUSEHOLD (PRENTU18 = 1). How many of the children that you are a parent or guardian to are between the ages of 12 and 17?
  0) Zero
  1) One
  2) Two
  3) Three
  4) Four

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Zero 61.1% 61.1%
One 27.6% 88.7%
Two 10.2% 98.9%
Three 1% 99.9%
Four .1% 100%
Total N = 717

Variable Comparisons

Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Zero 61.6% 60.6% 61.0%
One 27.9% 27.3% 27.5%
Two 9.9% 10.5% 10.2%
Three 0.6% 1.4% 1.1%
Four 0.0% 0.2% 0.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
717


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent No preference or Don't know/Refused TOTAL
Zero 55.5% 64.2% 65.6% 56.9% 61.3%
One 31.9% 26.5% 24.8% 24.1% 27.5%
Two 10.8% 8.0% 9.2% 19.0% 10.1%
Three 1.4% 1.3% 0.5% 0.0% 1.0%
Four 0.4% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
715


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
Zero 62.1% 66.8% 62.7% 57.6% 45.0% 61.2%
One 26.4% 27.7% 22.2% 26.4% 39.8% 27.2%
Two 11.5% 4.3% 13.9% 13.2% 12.3% 10.2%
Three 0.0% 1.1% 0.7% 2.8% 2.9% 1.2%
Four 0.0% 0.0% 0.5% 0.0% 0.0% 0.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
621


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
Zero 61.3% 58.1% 76.8% 62.6% 65.4% 52.8% 61.2%
One 30.0% 27.0% 17.1% 27.4% 24.7% 37.4% 27.6%
Two 8.8% 13.2% 6.1% 8.3% 8.7% 9.8% 10.0%
Three 0.0% 1.8% 0.0% 1.2% 1.1% 0.0% 1.1%
Four 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.5% 0.0% 0.0% 0.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
713


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Married Divorced/Separated Widowed Never been married TOTAL
Zero 58.9% 56.3% 45.5% 83.4% 61.2%
One 29.6% 32.3% 18.2% 9.1% 27.6%
Two 10.1% 11.3% 18.2% 7.0% 10.0%
Three 1.2% 0.0% 18.2% 0.5% 1.0%
Four 0.2% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
714


Age (I-AGE)

18-30 31-40 41-50 51-64 65+ TOTAL
Zero 97.8% 62.2% 37.4% 34.5% 53.8% 61.3%
One 2.0% 28.0% 42.0% 49.1% 30.8% 27.5%
Two 0.3% 8.7% 19.0% 14.5% 0.0% 10.0%
Three 0.0% 1.1% 1.1% 1.8% 15.4% 1.0%
Four 0.0% 0.0% 0.5% 0.0% 0.0% 0.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
707


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
Zero 53.8% 55.1% 66.1% 71.4% 59.4% 67.9% 60.9%
One 31.0% 30.7% 22.9% 20.6% 34.0% 25.0% 27.7%
Two 13.4% 12.9% 10.0% 6.5% 6.6% 7.1% 10.3%
Three 1.7% 0.9% 1.0% 1.5% 0.0% 0.0% 1.0%
Four 0.0% 0.5% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
711



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