Religion and Public Life Survey, 2001

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SPFCHRSN

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

ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO INDICATED THEY WERE 'CHRISTIAN' FOR RELPREF. Are you Protestant, Catholic, Mormon, Orthodox - such as Greek or Russian Orthodox, or something else?
  1) Protestant
  2) Catholic
  3) Mormon
  4) Orthodox
  5) Something else (specify)
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Protestant 51.4% 51.4%
Catholic 26.3% 77.7%
Mormon 2.2% 79.9%
Orthodox .8% 80.7%
Something else (specify) 16.1% 96.8%
Don't know/Refused 3.1% 99.9%
Total N = 1628

Variable Comparisons

Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Protestant 50.8% 51.9% 51.4%
Catholic 26.9% 25.8% 26.3%
Mormon 2.5% 2.0% 2.2%
Orthodox 0.8% 0.9% 0.8%
Something else (specify) 15.8% 16.3% 16.1%
Don't know/Refused 3.3% 3.1% 3.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
1628


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent No preference or Don't know/Refused TOTAL
Protestant 58.5% 49.0% 44.4% 52.0% 51.3%
Catholic 22.4% 30.2% 28.1% 19.4% 26.4%
Mormon 3.5% 1.2% 2.3% 1.2% 2.2%
Orthodox 0.5% 0.6% 1.3% 2.0% 0.8%
Something else (specify) 13.0% 15.8% 19.9% 19.4% 16.1%
Don't know/Refused 2.0% 3.2% 4.0% 6.0% 3.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1627


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
Protestant 51.4% 51.5% 48.4% 47.3% 48.3% 49.9%
Catholic 22.3% 24.1% 27.0% 30.7% 38.0% 26.5%
Mormon 3.1% 2.0% 2.7% 3.3% 1.0% 2.5%
Orthodox 0.8% 1.2% 0.5% 0.8% 1.3% 0.9%
Something else (specify) 19.4% 17.7% 17.8% 13.3% 11.3% 17.1%
Don't know/Refused 3.0% 3.6% 3.5% 4.6% 0.0% 3.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1364


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
Protestant 55.1% 53.1% 53.8% 47.2% 46.7% 57.4% 51.4%
Catholic 25.9% 23.6% 19.9% 24.4% 33.5% 34.8% 26.4%
Mormon 0.0% 1.2% 7.0% 3.3% 4.4% 0.0% 2.2%
Orthodox 0.0% 0.5% 1.8% 1.0% 0.9% 2.0% 0.8%
Something else (specify) 15.2% 18.2% 16.4% 20.1% 11.6% 5.7% 16.1%
Don't know/Refused 3.8% 3.4% 1.2% 4.0% 2.8% 0.0% 3.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1622


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Married Divorced/Separated Widowed Never been married TOTAL
Protestant 53.4% 48.2% 67.9% 41.1% 51.4%
Catholic 23.8% 28.8% 23.5% 32.2% 26.3%
Mormon 2.6% 2.1% 0.6% 2.1% 2.2%
Orthodox 0.6% 0.8% 0.9% 1.3% 0.8%
Something else (specify) 16.2% 18.2% 5.2% 19.1% 16.1%
Don't know/Refused 3.4% 1.9% 1.9% 4.2% 3.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1623


Age (I-AGE)

18-30 31-40 41-50 51-64 65+ TOTAL
Protestant 39.3% 43.9% 49.0% 58.9% 68.4% 51.5%
Catholic 29.8% 27.4% 28.0% 25.4% 20.5% 26.3%
Mormon 2.3% 3.2% 2.4% 1.2% 1.9% 2.2%
Orthodox 1.2% 1.2% 0.3% 0.3% 0.7% 0.7%
Something else (specify) 23.1% 20.3% 18.3% 11.8% 6.1% 16.2%
Don't know/Refused 4.3% 4.0% 1.9% 2.4% 2.3% 3.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1610


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
Protestant 63.7% 48.7% 53.2% 44.4% 44.4% 50.8% 51.5%
Catholic 12.0% 28.8% 27.5% 36.6% 28.6% 26.9% 26.3%
Mormon 1.6% 4.4% 1.2% 0.7% 1.7% 0.0% 2.2%
Orthodox 0.5% 0.9% 0.9% 0.5% 1.7% 0.0% 0.8%
Something else (specify) 20.0% 14.9% 14.8% 12.9% 19.6% 13.8% 16.1%
Don't know/Refused 2.2% 2.3% 2.5% 4.8% 4.1% 8.5% 3.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1622



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