Religion and Public Life Survey, 2005

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I-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 a month, a few times a year, seldom, or never? (Recoded for use with online analysis)
  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

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
More than once a week 14.4% 14.4%
Once a week 26.8% 41.2%
Once or twice a month 14.1% 55.3%
A few times a year 19.4% 74.7%
Seldom 14.6% 89.3%
Never 10.7% 100%
Total N = 1978

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65 or older TOTAL
More than once a week 14.2% 13.4% 11.9% 15.3% 11.2% 20.0% 14.3%
Once a week 18.8% 21.9% 27.1% 21.9% 31.2% 41.6% 26.9%
Once or twice a month 18.6% 15.2% 14.5% 14.4% 12.7% 8.9% 14.0%
A few times a year 20.7% 20.8% 22.5% 19.5% 18.9% 13.7% 19.5%
Seldom 16.1% 16.3% 12.6% 17.6% 16.2% 8.6% 14.5%
Never 11.5% 12.5% 11.5% 11.3% 9.8% 7.2% 10.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1951


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% 14.4%
Once a week 0.0% 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 26.8%
Once or twice a month 0.0% 0.0% 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 14.1%
A few times a year 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 19.4%
Seldom 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0% 0.0% 14.6%
Never 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0% 10.7%
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
More than once a week 17.5% 15.3% 14.2% 12.2% 14.4%
Once a week 23.5% 25.7% 27.2% 29.4% 26.8%
Once or twice a month 11.8% 14.3% 13.1% 15.6% 14.1%
A few times a year 20.1% 19.2% 18.1% 20.3% 19.3%
Seldom 13.7% 16.4% 14.8% 12.4% 14.6%
Never 13.5% 9.1% 12.7% 10.1% 10.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1972


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
More than once a week 12.8% 16.0% 14.4%
Once a week 23.9% 29.5% 26.8%
Once or twice a month 13.5% 14.8% 14.2%
A few times a year 21.7% 17.1% 19.4%
Seldom 16.0% 13.2% 14.6%
Never 12.0% 9.5% 10.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
1978


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
More than once a week 17.1% 16.4% 14.7% 14.6% 12.0% 8.5% 14.1%
Once a week 22.6% 21.2% 27.6% 29.2% 29.5% 23.7% 25.7%
Once or twice a month 11.8% 12.4% 15.9% 14.6% 13.8% 15.4% 14.1%
A few times a year 17.1% 21.6% 18.9% 16.0% 25.4% 24.4% 20.0%
Seldom 17.9% 16.4% 14.5% 15.7% 9.7% 15.5% 15.2%
Never 13.5% 12.0% 8.3% 9.9% 9.7% 12.5% 10.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1702


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
More than once a week 19.9% 12.4% 10.2% 14.3%
Once a week 35.0% 25.1% 21.6% 27.4%
Once or twice a month 11.0% 18.1% 13.3% 14.2%
A few times a year 18.6% 21.6% 17.9% 19.4%
Seldom 8.8% 13.3% 21.8% 14.4%
Never 6.6% 9.5% 15.3% 10.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1840



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