Religion and Public Life Survey, 2001

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TRADLIB

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

ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ANSWERED 'YES, APPLIES' TO THE DESCRIPTIONS OF 'TRADITIONAL CATHOLIC' AND 'LIBERAL CATHOLIC' FOR TRADCATH AND LIBCATH. If you had to choose, which description better describes you?
  1) Traditional Catholic
  2) Liberal Catholic
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Traditional Catholic 41% 41%
Liberal Catholic 56.6% 97.6%
Don't know/Refused 2.4% 100%
Total N = 101

Variable Comparisons

Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Traditional Catholic 36.5% 43.5% 40.8%
Liberal Catholic 62.5% 53.2% 56.8%
Don't know/Refused 1.0% 3.2% 2.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
101


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent No preference or Don't know/Refused TOTAL
Traditional Catholic 60.3% 41.0% 18.0% 60.0% 41.3%
Liberal Catholic 39.7% 54.7% 82.0% 40.0% 56.3%
Don't know/Refused 0.0% 4.3% 0.0% 0.0% 2.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
101


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
Traditional Catholic 40.0% 42.3% 38.6% 35.3% 25.0% 38.5%
Liberal Catholic 60.0% 57.7% 61.4% 58.8% 75.0% 61.0%
Don't know/Refused 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 5.9% 0.0% 0.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
81


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
Traditional Catholic 11.8% 59.3% 58.3% 32.3% 34.2% 42.9% 41.4%
Liberal Catholic 73.5% 40.7% 41.7% 66.1% 65.8% 57.1% 56.2%
Don't know/Refused 14.7% 0.0% 0.0% 1.6% 0.0% 0.0% 2.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
100


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Married Divorced/Separated Widowed Never been married TOTAL
Traditional Catholic 42.9% 27.9% 55.0% 59.3% 41.5%
Liberal Catholic 56.4% 64.7% 45.0% 40.7% 56.0%
Don't know/Refused 0.8% 7.4% 0.0% 0.0% 2.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
100


Age (I-AGE)

18-30 31-40 41-50 51-64 65+ TOTAL
Traditional Catholic 56.8% 46.7% 27.9% 35.2% 46.7% 40.9%
Liberal Catholic 29.7% 51.1% 72.1% 64.8% 53.3% 56.6%
Don't know/Refused 13.5% 2.2% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 2.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
97


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
Traditional Catholic 53.8% 42.6% 48.4% 38.2% 43.8% 0.0% 41.9%
Liberal Catholic 42.3% 57.4% 51.6% 52.7% 56.3% 100.0% 55.7%
Don't know/Refused 3.8% 0.0% 0.0% 9.1% 0.0% 0.0% 2.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
100



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