Religion and Public Life Survey, 2005

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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? [INTERVIEWER: If Respondent answered 1 'Yes' in HISPANIC, ask: '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 79.4% 79.4%
Black 11.6% 91%
Asian 1.5% 92.5%
Other or mixed race 6.3% 98.8%
Don't know/Refused 1.1% 99.9%
Total N = 2000

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65 or older TOTAL
White 69.9% 71.8% 77.8% 82.2% 86.6% 88.3% 79.4%
Black 18.6% 13.2% 12.6% 9.8% 9.9% 7.4% 11.8%
Asian 2.3% 3.7% 2.2% 0.7% 0.0% 0.0% 1.5%
Other or mixed race 8.0% 10.5% 7.0% 6.8% 1.9% 2.9% 6.4%
Don't know/Refused 1.2% 0.8% 0.5% 0.5% 1.6% 1.4% 0.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1967


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 74.3% 82.0% 74.1% 80.7% 81.4% 82.2% 79.5%
Black 14.9% 10.9% 15.7% 10.6% 11.3% 6.6% 11.7%
Asian 1.6% 2.0% 1.5% 0.7% 1.9% 1.7% 1.6%
Other or mixed race 7.6% 4.0% 6.6% 7.6% 4.7% 8.6% 6.2%
Don't know/Refused 1.6% 1.1% 2.1% 0.4% 0.6% 0.9% 1.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1978


Education (I-EDUC)

Less than high school High school graduate Some college College graduate TOTAL
White 68.4% 81.1% 78.5% 83.0% 79.4%
Black 19.4% 13.7% 10.5% 6.5% 11.6%
Asian 1.7% 0.3% 1.0% 3.7% 1.5%
Other or mixed race 8.3% 4.0% 9.7% 5.7% 6.3%
Don't know/Refused 2.3% 0.9% 0.4% 1.2% 1.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1994


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
White 80.4% 78.5% 79.4%
Black 10.3% 12.8% 11.6%
Asian 1.7% 1.4% 1.5%
Other or mixed race 5.9% 6.6% 6.3%
Don't know/Refused 1.7% 0.6% 1.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
2000


Household income (I-INCOME)

Less than $20,000 20 to under $30,000 30 to under $50,000 50 to under $75,000 75 to under $100,000 $100,000 or more TOTAL
White 69.7% 77.0% 80.0% 82.2% 85.8% 88.3% 80.0%
Black 21.0% 11.2% 10.4% 9.9% 7.5% 4.2% 11.2%
Asian 1.4% 2.1% 1.0% 1.7% 1.5% 2.6% 1.6%
Other or mixed race 6.8% 7.9% 7.8% 6.2% 4.5% 3.7% 6.3%
Don't know/Refused 1.1% 1.9% 0.7% 0.0% 0.6% 1.2% 0.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1711


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
White 91.0% 69.3% 81.2% 80.5%
Black 3.8% 22.0% 8.9% 11.7%
Asian 0.9% 0.9% 2.5% 1.4%
Other or mixed race 3.5% 6.8% 6.9% 5.7%
Don't know/Refused 0.7% 1.1% 0.6% 0.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1850



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