Religion and Public Life Survey, 2005

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CREGION

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

Census Region
  1) Northeast
  2) Midwest
  3) South
  4) West

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Northeast 19.3% 19.3%
Midwest 23.2% 42.5%
South 35.8% 78.3%
West 21.6% 99.9%
Total N = 2000

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65 or older TOTAL
Northeast 22.2% 13.0% 19.3% 20.3% 20.0% 20.5% 19.0%
Midwest 18.3% 24.6% 24.1% 24.9% 22.6% 23.9% 23.3%
South 37.4% 38.2% 35.6% 31.8% 35.2% 38.2% 35.9%
West 22.2% 24.3% 21.0% 23.1% 22.1% 17.5% 21.7%
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
Northeast 11.4% 20.1% 19.8% 24.5% 20.6% 15.0% 19.2%
Midwest 20.6% 25.7% 23.0% 21.7% 22.8% 24.6% 23.3%
South 54.9% 34.5% 37.6% 30.1% 29.6% 29.6% 35.8%
West 13.0% 19.6% 19.6% 23.8% 27.0% 30.8% 21.8%
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
Northeast 17.3% 20.9% 16.8% 20.0% 19.2%
Midwest 13.3% 28.0% 23.4% 21.0% 23.2%
South 51.7% 34.3% 33.0% 33.5% 35.9%
West 17.7% 16.9% 26.8% 25.6% 21.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1994


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Northeast 20.6% 18.2% 19.3%
Midwest 21.0% 25.2% 23.2%
South 35.0% 36.6% 35.8%
West 23.4% 20.0% 21.6%
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
Northeast 15.1% 19.7% 13.3% 18.4% 24.7% 20.3% 17.8%
Midwest 23.3% 26.1% 23.8% 24.1% 20.9% 21.0% 23.3%
South 44.5% 33.5% 39.0% 34.3% 32.0% 29.2% 36.2%
West 17.1% 20.7% 23.9% 23.3% 22.4% 29.5% 22.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1711


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
Northeast 15.9% 21.8% 19.3% 19.0%
Midwest 23.1% 24.1% 23.6% 23.6%
South 39.9% 33.7% 32.4% 35.4%
West 21.1% 20.3% 24.7% 21.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1850



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