Religion and Public Life Survey, 2001

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CREGION

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

Region
  1) Northeast
  2) Midwest
  3) South
  4) West

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Northeast 19.5% 19.5%
Midwest 23.3% 42.8%
South 35.5% 78.3%
West 21.7% 100%
Total N = 2041

Variable Comparisons

Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Northeast 19.4% 19.6% 19.5%
Midwest 23.8% 22.8% 23.3%
South 35.2% 35.7% 35.5%
West 21.6% 21.8% 21.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
2041


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent No preference or Don't know/Refused TOTAL
Northeast 15.5% 21.0% 23.1% 16.2% 19.6%
Midwest 22.8% 23.1% 24.6% 21.7% 23.3%
South 40.3% 36.7% 29.0% 35.1% 35.6%
West 21.4% 19.2% 23.3% 27.0% 21.5%
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
Northeast 17.2% 18.7% 19.2% 21.4% 22.2% 19.1%
Midwest 21.6% 23.0% 24.1% 19.7% 17.9% 22.3%
South 39.6% 38.9% 32.2% 35.3% 36.1% 36.5%
West 21.6% 19.5% 24.5% 23.7% 23.7% 22.2%
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
Northeast 18.6% 21.6% 17.4% 15.9% 22.1% 18.9% 19.4%
Midwest 23.2% 24.8% 32.9% 18.1% 23.2% 26.9% 23.3%
South 45.9% 36.9% 21.3% 37.4% 25.1% 33.8% 35.6%
West 12.3% 16.7% 28.5% 28.6% 29.6% 20.5% 21.7%
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
Northeast 18.1% 20.3% 19.3% 22.0% 19.5%
Midwest 23.8% 24.8% 27.2% 20.1% 23.4%
South 37.1% 31.9% 38.7% 33.7% 35.6%
West 21.0% 23.0% 14.8% 24.1% 21.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
2031


Age (I-AGE)

18-30 31-40 41-50 51-64 65+ TOTAL
Northeast 21.1% 19.0% 20.2% 17.8% 17.7% 19.3%
Midwest 20.2% 22.1% 24.6% 25.4% 26.1% 23.4%
South 36.9% 36.8% 33.9% 32.3% 37.3% 35.5%
West 21.8% 22.2% 21.3% 24.5% 19.0% 21.8%
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
Northeast 12.3% 19.2% 18.1% 24.4% 21.9% 22.5% 19.3%
Midwest 22.1% 23.9% 22.7% 22.5% 25.0% 22.5% 23.2%
South 49.4% 37.4% 40.8% 27.3% 28.6% 20.5% 35.8%
West 16.2% 19.6% 18.3% 25.7% 24.4% 34.6% 21.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
2023



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