Religion and Public Life Survey, 2005

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KORAN

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

Do you happen to know the name of the Islamic equivalent to the Bible?
  1) Correct answer
  2) Incorrect answer
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Correct answer 50.9% 50.9%
Incorrect answer 9.3% 60.2%
Don't know/Refused 39.8% 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 39.7% 49.7% 57.3% 54.9% 59.9% 40.4% 50.8%
Incorrect answer 8.0% 10.1% 7.3% 9.8% 10.6% 10.5% 9.3%
Don't know/Refused 52.3% 40.2% 35.4% 35.3% 29.5% 49.1% 39.9%
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 53.7% 51.5% 50.6% 47.1% 52.1% 50.1% 50.8%
Incorrect answer 9.7% 8.8% 12.2% 8.0% 9.0% 9.0% 9.3%
Don't know/Refused 36.6% 39.7% 37.3% 44.9% 38.9% 40.9% 39.9%
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 13.7% 38.1% 59.8% 76.8% 50.8%
Incorrect answer 16.1% 12.2% 5.6% 5.8% 9.3%
Don't know/Refused 70.2% 49.8% 34.6% 17.4% 39.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1994


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Correct answer 58.4% 43.9% 50.9%
Incorrect answer 6.9% 11.6% 9.3%
Don't know/Refused 34.7% 44.5% 39.8%
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 29.5% 42.2% 51.1% 59.0% 68.8% 73.8% 52.7%
Incorrect answer 13.8% 11.2% 8.1% 9.1% 5.4% 5.6% 9.0%
Don't know/Refused 56.8% 46.6% 40.9% 31.9% 25.9% 20.6% 38.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1711


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
Correct answer 59.0% 46.6% 51.4% 52.3%
Incorrect answer 6.8% 10.3% 11.0% 9.3%
Don't know/Refused 34.2% 43.1% 37.6% 38.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1850



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