Religion and Public Life Survey, 2005

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RELWAR

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

How much of a role does religion play in causing most wars and conflicts in the world? [Asked only if FORM = 1.]
  1) A great deal
  2) A fair amount
  3) Only a little
  4) None at all
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
A great deal 40.1% 40.1%
A fair amount 34.6% 74.7%
Only a little 13.5% 88.2%
None at all 8.2% 96.4%
Don't know/Refused 3.5% 99.9%
Total N = 1000

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65 or older TOTAL
A great deal 36.8% 44.4% 42.0% 41.3% 40.9% 34.2% 40.3%
A fair amount 32.7% 36.4% 38.6% 32.2% 27.9% 37.1% 34.5%
Only a little 17.6% 8.5% 9.8% 16.9% 17.8% 13.2% 13.6%
None at all 12.1% 8.7% 7.3% 6.1% 7.4% 9.4% 8.3%
Don't know/Refused 0.7% 2.0% 2.3% 3.5% 6.0% 6.1% 3.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
985


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 40.8% 33.7% 32.3% 45.8% 43.8% 52.7% 40.4%
A fair amount 32.4% 38.5% 41.3% 32.8% 33.2% 22.9% 34.4%
Only a little 14.6% 16.4% 16.5% 9.2% 13.7% 10.2% 13.7%
None at all 5.6% 8.4% 8.4% 9.4% 6.7% 11.8% 8.3%
Don't know/Refused 6.5% 3.1% 1.6% 2.9% 2.6% 2.4% 3.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
990


Education (I-EDUC)

Less than high school High school graduate Some college College graduate TOTAL
A great deal 34.9% 34.1% 45.1% 47.1% 40.3%
A fair amount 22.7% 35.7% 38.2% 35.4% 34.5%
Only a little 13.3% 17.0% 8.9% 12.9% 13.5%
None at all 20.5% 8.7% 6.7% 3.1% 8.2%
Don't know/Refused 8.6% 4.6% 1.2% 1.5% 3.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
996


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
A great deal 42.8% 37.6% 40.1%
A fair amount 30.9% 38.1% 34.6%
Only a little 15.7% 11.5% 13.5%
None at all 8.0% 8.4% 8.2%
Don't know/Refused 2.5% 4.4% 3.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
1000


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 29.8% 34.8% 38.2% 41.8% 48.7% 57.1% 40.8%
A fair amount 31.7% 36.7% 41.6% 35.0% 35.5% 30.6% 35.5%
Only a little 18.9% 13.1% 10.8% 16.1% 8.1% 9.3% 13.0%
None at all 17.5% 15.4% 6.1% 5.0% 3.8% 1.5% 8.3%
Don't know/Refused 2.2% 0.0% 3.4% 2.2% 3.8% 1.5% 2.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
841


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
A great deal 39.8% 42.4% 41.8% 41.3%
A fair amount 34.9% 33.2% 34.9% 34.3%
Only a little 16.3% 12.8% 12.2% 13.7%
None at all 5.3% 9.1% 9.2% 7.9%
Don't know/Refused 3.7% 2.6% 1.8% 2.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
926



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