Religion and Public Life Survey, 2004

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RACE

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

What is your race? Are you white, black, Asian, or some other? [If respondent answered 'Yes' to Hispanic in HISP, ask instead: 'Are you white Hispanic, black Hispanic, or some other race?']
  1) White
  2) Black
  3) Asian
  4) Other or mixed race
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
White 78.7% 78.7%
Black 12.4% 91.1%
Asian 1.8% 92.9%
Other or mixed race 5.2% 98.1%
Don't know/Refused 1.9% 100%
Total N = 1512

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65 or older TOTAL
White 70.8% 70.3% 78.6% 81.5% 82.3% 87.8% 78.8%
Black 15.2% 17.7% 13.5% 10.3% 10.0% 7.8% 12.4%
Asian 3.7% 1.5% 1.7% 1.7% 1.4% 1.3% 1.8%
Other or mixed race 7.1% 8.2% 4.9% 4.5% 4.7% 1.6% 5.1%
Don't know/Refused 3.2% 2.2% 1.2% 2.0% 1.6% 1.5% 1.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1492


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
White 66.4% 80.9% 77.5% 78.5% 86.5% 83.0% 79.0%
Black 25.1% 13.0% 10.6% 12.2% 5.9% 7.2% 12.4%
Asian 0.0% 2.7% 3.3% 2.3% 1.0% 0.5% 1.8%
Other or mixed race 7.2% 2.8% 8.2% 6.3% 4.3% 4.8% 5.3%
Don't know/Refused 1.3% 0.7% 0.4% 0.8% 2.2% 4.5% 1.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1495


Education (I-EDUC)

Less than high school Graduated high school Some college College degree or more education TOTAL
White 73.3% 78.4% 79.6% 80.7% 78.6%
Black 20.3% 13.5% 11.1% 8.1% 12.4%
Asian 1.1% 1.6% 0.6% 3.4% 1.8%
Other or mixed race 4.1% 5.1% 6.0% 5.4% 5.3%
Don't know/Refused 1.1% 1.4% 2.6% 2.4% 1.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1508


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
White 79.0% 78.4% 78.7%
Black 11.0% 13.6% 12.4%
Asian 1.9% 1.7% 1.8%
Other or mixed race 5.6% 5.0% 5.2%
Don't know/Refused 2.4% 1.4% 1.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
1512


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
White 93.7% 64.7% 80.2% 78.9%
Black 2.6% 24.0% 8.4% 12.3%
Asian 0.5% 2.1% 2.6% 1.7%
Other or mixed race 2.5% 7.5% 5.5% 5.2%
Don't know/Refused 0.8% 1.7% 3.3% 1.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1418


Race (I-RACE)

White, not Hispanic Black, not Hispanic Hispanic or other TOTAL
White 100.0% 0.0% 38.9% 79.6%
Black 0.0% 100.0% 10.9% 12.5%
Asian 0.0% 0.0% 11.7% 1.8%
Other or mixed race 0.0% 0.0% 34.0% 5.3%
Don't know/Refused 0.0% 0.0% 4.5% 0.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1494



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