Religion and Public Life Survey, 2005

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RECEDUC

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

Recoded education (recoded, based on the variable named EDUC).
  1) Less than high school
  2) High school graduate
  3) Some college
  4) College graduate
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Less than high school 12.1% 12.1%
High school graduate 36.7% 48.8%
Some college 23.8% 72.6%
College graduate 27.2% 99.8%
Don't know/Refused .2% 100%
Total N = 2000

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65 or older TOTAL
Less than high school 19.3% 7.7% 6.3% 9.2% 10.6% 23.0% 12.1%
High school graduate 38.8% 30.7% 35.0% 39.5% 37.2% 40.8% 36.8%
Some college 34.8% 26.8% 24.8% 20.4% 23.6% 14.4% 23.8%
College graduate 7.1% 34.7% 33.8% 31.0% 28.4% 21.7% 27.3%
Don't know/Refused 0.0% 0.1% 0.1% 0.0% 0.2% 0.0% 0.1%
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
Less than high school 14.6% 10.6% 10.0% 12.6% 11.3% 15.2% 12.1%
High school graduate 38.9% 35.4% 37.3% 36.5% 41.4% 31.2% 36.8%
Some college 23.5% 24.2% 22.0% 22.3% 24.3% 28.2% 23.9%
College graduate 22.9% 29.7% 29.8% 28.4% 23.0% 25.4% 27.1%
Don't know/Refused 0.2% 0.1% 0.8% 0.2% 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
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
Less than high school 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 12.1%
High school graduate 0.0% 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 36.8%
Some college 0.0% 0.0% 100.0% 0.0% 23.9%
College graduate 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0% 27.2%
Don't know/Refused 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1994


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Less than high school 12.5% 11.7% 12.1%
High school graduate 36.0% 37.4% 36.7%
Some college 23.1% 24.5% 23.8%
College graduate 28.3% 26.1% 27.2%
Don't know/Refused 0.1% 0.3% 0.2%
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
Less than high school 30.6% 16.1% 7.4% 4.0% 2.2% 0.7% 10.8%
High school graduate 41.8% 42.0% 46.2% 34.6% 21.6% 21.5% 36.1%
Some college 21.6% 29.2% 23.2% 26.1% 31.5% 21.3% 24.9%
College graduate 6.0% 12.6% 23.1% 35.2% 44.8% 56.3% 28.2%
Don't know/Refused 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.2% 0.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1711


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
Less than high school 7.6% 12.6% 12.5% 10.8%
High school graduate 39.1% 37.9% 33.7% 37.0%
Some college 23.4% 23.8% 24.5% 23.9%
College graduate 29.9% 25.7% 29.1% 28.2%
Don't know/Refused 0.0% 0.1% 0.2% 0.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1850



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