Religion and Public Life Survey, 2005

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ALLAH

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

Do you happen to know what name Muslims use to refer to God?
  1) Correct answer
  2) Incorrect answer
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Correct answer 48.2% 48.2%
Incorrect answer 14.1% 62.3%
Don't know/Refused 37.7% 100%
Total N = 2000

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65 or older TOTAL
Correct answer 49.5% 48.1% 53.4% 50.9% 51.5% 34.9% 48.2%
Incorrect answer 9.0% 13.2% 13.8% 14.4% 19.4% 14.4% 14.0%
Don't know/Refused 41.5% 38.7% 32.8% 34.7% 29.1% 50.6% 37.8%
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
Correct answer 52.4% 46.7% 48.1% 44.9% 51.1% 47.9% 48.1%
Incorrect answer 13.2% 14.7% 16.0% 11.7% 13.4% 16.0% 14.0%
Don't know/Refused 34.4% 38.6% 35.8% 43.4% 35.5% 36.1% 37.8%
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
Correct answer 21.2% 36.3% 58.2% 67.3% 48.2%
Incorrect answer 19.2% 16.9% 9.7% 12.0% 14.1%
Don't know/Refused 59.6% 46.8% 32.1% 20.6% 37.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1994


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Correct answer 56.6% 40.4% 48.2%
Incorrect answer 12.8% 15.3% 14.1%
Don't know/Refused 30.6% 44.3% 37.7%
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
Correct answer 33.6% 39.8% 50.8% 52.9% 59.1% 64.2% 49.5%
Incorrect answer 19.0% 16.8% 12.8% 13.0% 10.1% 11.9% 14.1%
Don't know/Refused 47.5% 43.5% 36.4% 34.1% 30.8% 24.0% 36.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1711


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
Correct answer 53.0% 48.1% 47.7% 49.7%
Incorrect answer 13.5% 13.6% 15.2% 14.0%
Don't know/Refused 33.5% 38.4% 37.1% 36.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1850



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