Religion and Public Life Survey, 2004

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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?
  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
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
More than once a week 13.4% 13.4%
Once a week 24.7% 38.1%
Once or twice a month 14.6% 52.7%
A few times a year 20% 72.7%
Seldom 14.7% 87.4%
Never 11.3% 98.7%
Don't know/Refused 1.4% 100.1%
Total N = 1512

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65 or older TOTAL
More than once a week 7.8% 13.9% 12.7% 11.7% 16.6% 16.8% 13.3%
Once a week 29.7% 14.1% 22.6% 18.5% 28.7% 38.6% 24.6%
Once or twice a month 16.7% 18.4% 13.4% 17.9% 12.1% 9.1% 14.7%
A few times a year 17.4% 22.2% 25.5% 23.8% 17.9% 10.2% 20.0%
Seldom 13.2% 18.4% 14.8% 16.0% 13.3% 11.1% 14.7%
Never 14.7% 11.2% 10.8% 11.5% 9.8% 10.6% 11.3%
Don't know/Refused 0.5% 1.9% 0.3% 0.6% 1.6% 3.6% 1.4%
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
More than once a week 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 13.6%
Once a week 0.0% 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 25.1%
Once or twice a month 0.0% 0.0% 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 14.8%
A few times a year 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 20.2%
Seldom 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0% 0.0% 14.9%
Never 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0% 11.4%
Don't know/Refused 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
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
More than once a week 12.2% 15.0% 14.3% 11.0% 13.4%
Once a week 21.1% 22.9% 25.0% 28.7% 24.7%
Once or twice a month 11.2% 15.6% 15.2% 14.6% 14.6%
A few times a year 14.4% 20.5% 20.7% 21.5% 20.0%
Seldom 19.7% 13.9% 15.4% 12.6% 14.7%
Never 17.2% 11.4% 8.7% 10.4% 11.2%
Don't know/Refused 4.1% 0.8% 0.8% 1.3% 1.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1508


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
More than once a week 11.4% 15.2% 13.4%
Once a week 21.5% 27.7% 24.7%
Once or twice a month 12.8% 16.3% 14.6%
A few times a year 22.4% 17.8% 20.0%
Seldom 16.4% 13.0% 14.7%
Never 13.5% 9.2% 11.3%
Don't know/Refused 2.1% 0.7% 1.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
1512


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
More than once a week 18.5% 10.8% 10.7% 13.4%
Once a week 31.8% 23.9% 19.3% 25.2%
Once or twice a month 13.7% 15.3% 14.5% 14.6%
A few times a year 18.7% 20.4% 20.8% 19.9%
Seldom 9.9% 15.9% 18.3% 14.6%
Never 5.7% 12.9% 15.1% 11.1%
Don't know/Refused 1.6% 0.9% 1.3% 1.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1418


Race (I-RACE)

White, not Hispanic Black, not Hispanic Hispanic or other TOTAL
More than once a week 11.9% 29.1% 9.9% 13.4%
Once a week 24.3% 26.3% 26.8% 24.9%
Once or twice a month 14.7% 13.2% 15.9% 14.7%
A few times a year 19.7% 16.2% 24.5% 20.1%
Seldom 16.7% 7.0% 10.3% 14.6%
Never 11.9% 6.4% 10.9% 11.1%
Don't know/Refused 0.8% 1.7% 1.7% 1.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1494



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