Religion and Public Life Survey, 2001

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I-ATTEND

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

Aside from weddings and funerals, how often do you attend religious services: more than once a week, once a week, once or twice a month, a few times a year, seldom, or never? (Recoded for use with online analysis)
  1) More than once a week
  2) Once a week
  3) Once or twice a month
  4) A few times a year
  5) Seldom
  6) Never

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
More than once a week 17.3% 17.3%
Once a week 26.4% 43.7%
Once or twice a month 17.1% 60.8%
A few times a year 17.1% 77.9%
Seldom 14.6% 92.5%
Never 7.5% 100%
Total N = 2023

Variable Comparisons

Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
More than once a week 14.0% 20.4% 17.3%
Once a week 22.8% 29.7% 26.4%
Once or twice a month 17.8% 16.6% 17.1%
A few times a year 19.0% 15.3% 17.1%
Seldom 18.6% 10.9% 14.6%
Never 7.8% 7.1% 7.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
2023


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent No preference or Don't know/Refused TOTAL
More than once a week 23.6% 14.2% 12.7% 23.4% 17.3%
Once a week 30.7% 30.9% 16.9% 22.5% 26.5%
Once or twice a month 15.8% 17.3% 18.7% 16.9% 17.2%
A few times a year 15.3% 16.8% 20.5% 13.5% 17.2%
Seldom 10.8% 12.5% 20.8% 16.3% 14.5%
Never 3.9% 8.3% 10.3% 7.4% 7.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
2018


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
More than once a week 20.8% 17.1% 18.3% 9.3% 10.9% 17.0%
Once a week 21.8% 24.2% 24.9% 35.1% 32.2% 25.5%
Once or twice a month 16.6% 17.1% 18.5% 21.0% 15.2% 17.5%
A few times a year 13.3% 20.2% 16.6% 13.4% 22.3% 17.4%
Seldom 17.0% 15.1% 15.4% 15.1% 13.0% 15.4%
Never 10.6% 6.3% 6.2% 6.2% 6.4% 7.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1689


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
More than once a week 17.7% 18.7% 20.8% 18.1% 14.9% 13.0% 17.4%
Once a week 26.1% 27.3% 17.4% 23.9% 30.6% 28.0% 26.4%
Once or twice a month 18.1% 15.9% 19.8% 17.2% 18.5% 16.4% 17.1%
A few times a year 17.5% 15.3% 14.5% 19.9% 16.2% 18.1% 17.1%
Seldom 11.2% 15.3% 22.7% 14.0% 13.9% 15.7% 14.5%
Never 9.4% 7.5% 4.8% 6.9% 5.9% 8.8% 7.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
2016


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Married Divorced/Separated Widowed Never been married TOTAL
More than once a week 19.7% 14.7% 20.1% 12.8% 17.3%
Once a week 30.3% 21.8% 37.1% 17.5% 26.4%
Once or twice a month 17.1% 16.8% 14.4% 18.5% 17.1%
A few times a year 14.8% 19.5% 12.2% 22.4% 17.2%
Seldom 12.3% 19.3% 9.1% 17.9% 14.6%
Never 5.8% 7.9% 7.1% 10.9% 7.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
2016


Age (I-AGE)

18-30 31-40 41-50 51-64 65+ TOTAL
More than once a week 13.7% 15.9% 17.6% 20.7% 21.1% 17.4%
Once a week 19.9% 24.9% 25.4% 24.3% 39.6% 26.1%
Once or twice a month 18.1% 19.1% 18.0% 16.4% 13.2% 17.2%
A few times a year 23.2% 17.2% 15.0% 14.5% 13.4% 17.1%
Seldom 16.4% 16.8% 15.1% 15.5% 8.0% 14.7%
Never 8.7% 6.0% 8.9% 8.7% 4.7% 7.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1994


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
More than once a week 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 17.3%
Once a week 0.0% 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 26.4%
Once or twice a month 0.0% 0.0% 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 17.1%
A few times a year 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 17.1%
Seldom 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0% 0.0% 14.6%
Never 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0% 7.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
2023



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