Religion and Public Life Survey, 2001

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PPLSPRT

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

When you need help, would you say that you can turn to many people for support, just a few people, or hardly any people for support?
  1) Many people
  2) Just a few people
  3) Hardly any people
  4) No one/None
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Many people 43.1% 43.1%
Just a few people 42.4% 85.5%
Hardly any people 10.9% 96.4%
No one/None 2.2% 98.6%
Don't know/Refused 1.4% 100%
Total N = 2041

Variable Comparisons

Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Many people 39.7% 46.3% 43.2%
Just a few people 44.9% 40.1% 42.4%
Hardly any people 11.1% 10.7% 10.8%
No one/None 2.9% 1.6% 2.2%
Don't know/Refused 1.5% 1.3% 1.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
2041


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent No preference or Don't know/Refused TOTAL
Many people 51.9% 39.1% 40.5% 38.3% 43.2%
Just a few people 39.0% 44.3% 42.8% 45.8% 42.4%
Hardly any people 6.1% 12.2% 13.9% 12.5% 10.9%
No one/None 1.6% 2.5% 1.9% 2.0% 2.1%
Don't know/Refused 1.5% 1.8% 0.9% 1.4% 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
Many people 33.3% 38.4% 51.3% 45.8% 50.5% 42.9%
Just a few people 47.4% 45.6% 37.5% 46.4% 42.1% 43.3%
Hardly any people 14.0% 13.1% 8.9% 7.8% 4.2% 10.7%
No one/None 3.6% 1.5% 1.8% 0.0% 3.2% 2.1%
Don't know/Refused 1.7% 1.4% 0.5% 0.0% 0.0% 1.0%
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
Many people 32.0% 41.5% 37.9% 44.9% 48.5% 56.3% 43.2%
Just a few people 44.2% 43.2% 50.0% 40.2% 43.7% 36.1% 42.3%
Hardly any people 16.6% 11.3% 8.3% 12.5% 6.3% 4.8% 10.9%
No one/None 3.3% 2.5% 2.9% 1.6% 1.3% 2.3% 2.2%
Don't know/Refused 3.9% 1.5% 1.0% 0.8% 0.3% 0.5% 1.4%
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
Many people 45.8% 31.3% 43.6% 46.5% 43.3%
Just a few people 41.2% 45.2% 38.8% 43.9% 42.3%
Hardly any people 9.5% 19.1% 9.2% 8.4% 10.9%
No one/None 1.8% 4.2% 3.4% 0.9% 2.1%
Don't know/Refused 1.7% 0.2% 5.0% 0.3% 1.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
2031


Age (I-AGE)

18-30 31-40 41-50 51-64 65+ TOTAL
Many people 47.6% 43.8% 35.9% 42.3% 45.9% 43.2%
Just a few people 43.2% 43.4% 46.2% 42.3% 35.1% 42.3%
Hardly any people 8.2% 12.1% 14.1% 11.7% 8.6% 10.9%
No one/None 1.0% 0.3% 2.9% 2.4% 5.4% 2.2%
Don't know/Refused 0.0% 0.5% 1.0% 1.3% 5.0% 1.4%
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
Many people 47.3% 45.6% 47.7% 40.4% 38.6% 33.2% 43.4%
Just a few people 39.2% 43.5% 42.3% 42.2% 43.3% 42.2% 42.2%
Hardly any people 9.3% 8.2% 6.7% 14.0% 15.1% 17.6% 10.8%
No one/None 2.4% 1.5% 1.0% 2.4% 2.7% 4.9% 2.2%
Don't know/Refused 1.9% 1.1% 2.4% 1.0% 0.3% 2.0% 1.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
2023



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