Religion and Public Life Survey, 2004

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VETERAN

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

Are you yourself a veteran of the armed services? [If respondent is married, add: 'or is your husband/wife a veteran of the armed services?']
  1) Yes, respondent
  2) Yes, spouse
  3) Yes, both
  4) Yes, respondent is still active/in the reserves
  5) Yes, spouse still active/in the reserves
  7) No
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Yes, respondent 13.6% 13.6%
Yes, spouse 6.9% 20.5%
Yes, both .5% 21%
Yes, respondent is still active/in the reserves .5% 21.5%
Yes, spouse still active/in the reserves .3% 21.8%
No 78% 99.8%
Don't know/Refused .3% 100.1%
Total N = 1512

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65 or older TOTAL
Yes, respondent 1.5% 6.5% 9.9% 13.6% 24.4% 26.6% 13.6%
Yes, spouse 1.5% 3.3% 4.1% 9.2% 10.5% 12.2% 6.8%
Yes, both 0.0% 1.0% 1.2% 0.5% 0.0% 0.0% 0.5%
Yes, respondent is still active/in the reserves 1.2% 1.0% 0.7% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.5%
Yes, spouse still active/in the reserves 0.5% 0.0% 0.4% 0.6% 0.0% 0.0% 0.3%
No 95.4% 88.1% 83.0% 75.1% 65.1% 61.2% 77.9%
Don't know/Refused 0.0% 0.0% 0.7% 1.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.4%
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
Yes, respondent 14.6% 13.9% 8.8% 12.7% 18.4% 13.3% 13.6%
Yes, spouse 10.8% 8.1% 6.8% 5.8% 4.1% 5.6% 6.9%
Yes, both 0.0% 1.1% 0.2% 0.3% 0.6% 0.5% 0.5%
Yes, respondent is still active/in the reserves 0.0% 0.6% 0.0% 1.5% 0.4% 0.0% 0.5%
Yes, spouse still active/in the reserves 0.0% 0.2% 0.0% 0.7% 0.4% 0.0% 0.3%
No 74.7% 75.5% 83.2% 78.9% 76.1% 80.6% 77.9%
Don't know/Refused 0.0% 0.6% 1.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.3%
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
Yes, respondent 15.1% 12.6% 16.8% 11.1% 13.5%
Yes, spouse 3.0% 9.9% 3.8% 7.2% 6.8%
Yes, both 0.0% 0.0% 0.4% 1.5% 0.5%
Yes, respondent is still active/in the reserves 0.0% 0.5% 1.3% 0.2% 0.5%
Yes, spouse still active/in the reserves 0.0% 0.2% 0.8% 0.0% 0.3%
No 79.9% 76.7% 77.0% 80.0% 78.1%
Don't know/Refused 2.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1508


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Yes, respondent 26.3% 1.8% 13.6%
Yes, spouse 0.4% 12.8% 6.9%
Yes, both 0.5% 0.5% 0.5%
Yes, respondent is still active/in the reserves 0.7% 0.3% 0.5%
Yes, spouse still active/in the reserves 0.0% 0.5% 0.3%
No 71.4% 84.0% 78.0%
Don't know/Refused 0.7% 0.0% 0.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
1512


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
Yes, respondent 16.0% 9.7% 15.6% 13.5%
Yes, spouse 7.2% 6.1% 7.0% 6.7%
Yes, both 0.4% 0.6% 0.6% 0.5%
Yes, respondent is still active/in the reserves 0.7% 0.3% 0.6% 0.5%
Yes, spouse still active/in the reserves 0.2% 0.2% 0.2% 0.2%
No 75.6% 83.2% 76.0% 78.5%
Don't know/Refused 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1418


Race (I-RACE)

White, not Hispanic Black, not Hispanic Hispanic or other TOTAL
Yes, respondent 15.0% 10.6% 8.4% 13.5%
Yes, spouse 7.6% 5.0% 4.9% 6.9%
Yes, both 0.3% 1.7% 0.6% 0.5%
Yes, respondent is still active/in the reserves 0.4% 0.8% 0.6% 0.5%
Yes, spouse still active/in the reserves 0.2% 0.6% 0.6% 0.3%
No 76.2% 79.8% 85.0% 78.0%
Don't know/Refused 0.3% 1.4% 0.0% 0.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1494



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