Religion and Public Life Survey, 2004

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RECEDUC

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

Recoded education variable
  1) Less than high school
  2) Graduated high school
  3) Some college
  4) College degree or more education
  9) Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Less than high school 13.1% 13.1%
Graduated high school 36.5% 49.6%
Some college 23.9% 73.5%
College degree or more education 26.3% 99.8%
Refused .2% 100%
Total N = 1512

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65 or older TOTAL
Less than high school 20.3% 6.3% 9.3% 9.2% 9.5% 27.9% 13.2%
Graduated high school 38.0% 31.2% 39.0% 33.9% 40.2% 38.3% 36.6%
Some college 33.3% 29.3% 20.7% 25.3% 21.9% 15.0% 23.9%
College degree or more education 8.3% 33.1% 31.0% 31.3% 28.4% 17.9% 26.1%
Refused 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.3% 0.0% 0.9% 0.2%
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
Less than high school 11.9% 11.2% 10.0% 9.4% 17.6% 19.9% 12.7%
Graduated high school 40.9% 33.8% 38.9% 37.5% 34.6% 37.0% 36.8%
Some college 25.5% 24.1% 24.8% 24.7% 25.2% 18.4% 24.0%
College degree or more education 21.7% 30.5% 26.2% 28.3% 22.7% 24.2% 26.4%
Refused 0.0% 0.4% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.5% 0.2%
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
Less than high school 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 13.2%
Graduated high school 0.0% 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 36.6%
Some college 0.0% 0.0% 100.0% 0.0% 23.9%
College degree or more education 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0% 26.3%
Refused 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1508


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Less than high school 13.7% 12.6% 13.1%
Graduated high school 35.3% 37.7% 36.5%
Some college 23.1% 24.6% 23.9%
College degree or more education 27.6% 25.0% 26.3%
Refused 0.2% 0.2% 0.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
1512


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
Less than high school 6.4% 17.8% 12.9% 12.6%
Graduated high school 38.6% 36.2% 34.7% 36.5%
Some college 25.8% 20.3% 26.4% 23.9%
College degree or more education 28.9% 25.5% 26.0% 26.8%
Refused 0.3% 0.2% 0.0% 0.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1418


Race (I-RACE)

White, not Hispanic Black, not Hispanic Hispanic or other TOTAL
Less than high school 11.3% 19.9% 17.9% 13.3%
Graduated high school 37.2% 42.6% 29.7% 36.6%
Some college 23.9% 21.3% 25.8% 23.9%
College degree or more education 27.3% 16.2% 26.6% 26.0%
Refused 0.3% 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1494



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