Religion and Public Life Survey, 2001

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I-EDUC

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

What is the last grade or class that you completed in school? (Recoded for use with online analysis)
  1) Less than high school
  3) High school graduate (Grade 12 or GED certificate)
  4) Business, Technical, or vocational school after high school
  5) Some college, no four-year degree
  6) College graduate (B.S., B.A., or other 4-year degree)
  7) Postgraduate training or professional schooling after college (e.g., towards a master's degree or Ph.D.; law or medical school)

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Less than high school 14.8% 14.8%
High school graduate (Grade 12 or GED certificate) 32.3% 47.1%
Business, Technical, or vocational school after high school 4.4% 51.5%
Some college, no four-year degree 24.1% 75.6%
College graduate (B.S., B.A., or other 4-year degree) 15.1% 90.7%
Postgraduate training or professional schooling after college (e.g., towards a master's degree or Ph.D.; law or medical school) 9.3% 100%
Total N = 2030

Variable Comparisons

Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Less than high school 14.7% 14.9% 14.8%
High school graduate (Grade 12 or GED certificate) 32.4% 32.3% 32.3%
Business, Technical, or vocational school after high school 3.2% 5.6% 4.5%
Some college, no four-year degree 23.5% 24.5% 24.0%
College graduate (B.S., B.A., or other 4-year degree) 15.2% 14.9% 15.1%
Postgraduate training or professional schooling after college (e.g., towards a master's degree or Ph.D.; law or medical school) 11.0% 7.8% 9.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
2030


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent No preference or Don't know/Refused TOTAL
Less than high school 11.0% 18.1% 15.9% 8.4% 14.7%
High school graduate (Grade 12 or GED certificate) 30.0% 34.9% 28.5% 43.5% 32.4%
Business, Technical, or vocational school after high school 4.3% 3.0% 4.9% 10.2% 4.4%
Some college, no four-year degree 27.9% 20.8% 24.6% 23.7% 24.1%
College graduate (B.S., B.A., or other 4-year degree) 16.7% 13.4% 16.9% 9.9% 15.1%
Postgraduate training or professional schooling after college (e.g., towards a master's degree or Ph.D.; law or medical school) 10.2% 9.7% 9.3% 4.2% 9.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
2025


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
Less than high school 28.2% 15.2% 6.3% 1.7% 6.9% 13.4%
High school graduate (Grade 12 or GED certificate) 41.1% 36.5% 32.1% 15.8% 11.7% 32.1%
Business, Technical, or vocational school after high school 3.4% 6.5% 3.5% 2.7% 1.1% 4.1%
Some college, no four-year degree 17.4% 27.6% 27.7% 30.8% 19.4% 24.9%
College graduate (B.S., B.A., or other 4-year degree) 7.1% 10.6% 19.3% 27.4% 28.1% 15.5%
Postgraduate training or professional schooling after college (e.g., towards a master's degree or Ph.D.; law or medical school) 2.9% 3.7% 11.1% 21.6% 32.9% 10.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1694


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
Less than high school 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 14.8%
High school graduate (Grade 12 or GED certificate) 0.0% 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 32.3%
Business, Technical, or vocational school after high school 0.0% 0.0% 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 4.4%
Some college, no four-year degree 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 24.1%
College graduate (B.S., B.A., or other 4-year degree) 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0% 0.0% 15.1%
Postgraduate training or professional schooling after college (e.g., towards a master's degree or Ph.D.; law or medical school) 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0% 9.3%
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
Less than high school 12.4% 15.6% 26.5% 15.3% 14.7%
High school graduate (Grade 12 or GED certificate) 31.9% 34.5% 40.5% 29.4% 32.4%
Business, Technical, or vocational school after high school 4.0% 7.0% 3.6% 3.8% 4.5%
Some college, no four-year degree 24.1% 22.7% 16.8% 27.7% 24.1%
College graduate (B.S., B.A., or other 4-year degree) 17.1% 11.5% 7.0% 15.4% 15.0%
Postgraduate training or professional schooling after college (e.g., towards a master's degree or Ph.D.; law or medical school) 10.5% 8.8% 5.6% 8.4% 9.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
2025


Age (I-AGE)

18-30 31-40 41-50 51-64 65+ TOTAL
Less than high school 16.0% 7.3% 12.1% 16.5% 24.5% 14.8%
High school graduate (Grade 12 or GED certificate) 32.2% 28.9% 32.5% 29.9% 40.7% 32.5%
Business, Technical, or vocational school after high school 3.1% 5.0% 5.3% 5.5% 4.0% 4.5%
Some college, no four-year degree 30.2% 27.4% 22.6% 21.6% 14.6% 23.9%
College graduate (B.S., B.A., or other 4-year degree) 13.4% 19.6% 16.2% 15.2% 9.0% 14.9%
Postgraduate training or professional schooling after college (e.g., towards a master's degree or Ph.D.; law or medical school) 5.1% 11.8% 11.4% 11.5% 7.3% 9.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
2004


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
Less than high school 15.2% 14.7% 15.8% 15.3% 11.4% 19.0% 14.9%
High school graduate (Grade 12 or GED certificate) 34.7% 33.3% 29.9% 28.9% 34.0% 32.7% 32.3%
Business, Technical, or vocational school after high school 5.3% 2.9% 5.2% 3.8% 7.0% 2.9% 4.5%
Some college, no four-year degree 25.0% 21.8% 24.1% 28.0% 23.2% 22.4% 24.1%
College graduate (B.S., B.A., or other 4-year degree) 12.8% 17.3% 16.1% 14.1% 14.3% 12.0% 15.0%
Postgraduate training or professional schooling after college (e.g., towards a master's degree or Ph.D.; law or medical school) 7.0% 9.9% 9.0% 9.8% 10.1% 11.1% 9.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
2016



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