Religion and Public Life Survey, 2005

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KNOWMUSL

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

On another subject, how much would you say you know about the Muslim religion and its practices?
  1) A great deal
  2) Some
  3) Not very much
  4) Nothing at all
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
A great deal 4.7% 4.7%
Some 28.2% 32.9%
Not very much 36.3% 69.2%
Nothing at all 30% 99.2%
Don't know/Refused .7% 99.9%
Total N = 2000

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65 or older TOTAL
A great deal 7.1% 3.9% 4.0% 5.6% 5.1% 3.7% 4.8%
Some 29.4% 27.5% 33.8% 29.1% 28.6% 19.3% 28.2%
Not very much 31.9% 37.8% 36.0% 38.0% 37.6% 34.8% 36.2%
Nothing at all 31.6% 30.1% 25.5% 26.8% 28.7% 40.3% 30.2%
Don't know/Refused 0.0% 0.8% 0.7% 0.5% 0.0% 1.9% 0.7%
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
A great deal 8.7% 5.0% 3.2% 2.5% 4.4% 4.9% 4.7%
Some 37.1% 27.6% 26.1% 26.9% 23.8% 29.6% 28.3%
Not very much 30.8% 36.8% 42.6% 38.1% 38.0% 30.4% 36.5%
Nothing at all 23.3% 29.7% 27.4% 32.5% 33.1% 34.0% 30.0%
Don't know/Refused 0.0% 0.9% 0.6% 0.0% 0.6% 1.1% 0.5%
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
A great deal 3.2% 3.2% 6.2% 6.3% 4.7%
Some 12.4% 21.3% 34.1% 39.1% 28.1%
Not very much 31.0% 35.1% 37.1% 39.8% 36.3%
Nothing at all 51.1% 39.8% 22.5% 14.4% 30.1%
Don't know/Refused 2.3% 0.7% 0.2% 0.5% 0.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1994


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
A great deal 6.7% 2.8% 4.7%
Some 30.5% 26.1% 28.2%
Not very much 36.0% 36.6% 36.3%
Nothing at all 26.0% 33.8% 30.0%
Don't know/Refused 0.8% 0.7% 0.7%
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
A great deal 2.9% 5.0% 4.7% 3.7% 4.1% 6.3% 4.4%
Some 22.2% 27.5% 26.3% 31.3% 37.8% 39.3% 29.9%
Not very much 32.7% 35.2% 37.7% 41.4% 38.7% 35.3% 36.8%
Nothing at all 41.7% 31.3% 30.4% 23.0% 18.5% 19.1% 28.3%
Don't know/Refused 0.4% 1.0% 0.9% 0.6% 0.9% 0.0% 0.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1711


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
A great deal 4.5% 3.4% 6.4% 4.7%
Some 30.9% 26.7% 29.5% 29.0%
Not very much 37.1% 39.6% 34.1% 37.0%
Nothing at all 27.0% 29.8% 29.7% 28.8%
Don't know/Refused 0.5% 0.4% 0.3% 0.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1850



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