Religion and Public Life Survey, 2008

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ONEFAITH

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

And when you think of your religion as the one true faith, do you think of . . . ? (Q54A)
  1) Just your own denomination
  2) All Protestant denominations
  3) All Christian denominations
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Just your own denomination 11.4% 11.4%
All Protestant denominations 37.1% 48.5%
All Christian denominations 34.3% 82.8%
Don't know/Refused 17.1% 99.9%
Total N = 36

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-29 30-44 45-59 60-74 75+ TOTAL
Just your own denomination 0.0% 8.3% 16.7% 0.0% 0.0% 8.6%
All Protestant denominations 80.0% 25.0% 33.3% 60.0% 0.0% 40.0%
All Christian denominations 20.0% 25.0% 50.0% 20.0% 100.0% 34.3%
Don't know/Refused 0.0% 41.7% 0.0% 20.0% 0.0% 17.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
35


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
Just your own denomination 33.3% 0.0% 25.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 11.1%
All Protestant denominations 22.2% 33.3% 75.0% 33.3% 50.0% 0.0% 36.1%
All Christian denominations 44.4% 33.3% 0.0% 66.7% 50.0% 0.0% 36.1%
Don't know/Refused 0.0% 33.3% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 16.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
36


Education (I-EDUC)

Less than high school diploma High school graduate (grade 12 or GED certificate) Business, technical or vocational school AFTER high school or some college (no four-year degree) College graduate (B.S., B.A., or other four-year degree) Post-graduate training or professional schooling after college TOTAL
Just your own denomination 0.0% 5.6% 33.3% 33.3% 0.0% 11.8%
All Protestant denominations 0.0% 50.0% 16.7% 33.3% 66.7% 38.2%
All Christian denominations 0.0% 38.9% 50.0% 33.3% 33.3% 35.3%
Don't know/Refused 100.0% 5.6% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 14.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
36


Household income (I-INCOME)

Less than $20,000 $20,000 to under $30,000 $30,000 to under $50,000 $50,000 to under $75,000 $75,000 to under $100,000 $100,000 or more TOTAL
Just your own denomination 9.1% 25.0% 14.3% 14.3% 0.0% 0.0% 11.8%
All Protestant denominations 36.4% 0.0% 42.9% 71.4% 33.3% 0.0% 38.2%
All Christian denominations 27.3% 75.0% 14.3% 0.0% 66.7% 100.0% 32.4%
Don't know/Refused 27.3% 0.0% 28.6% 14.3% 0.0% 0.0% 17.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
32


Political ideology (I-POLITICS)

Very conservative Conservative Moderate Liberal or very liberal TOTAL
Just your own denomination 0.0% 0.0% 33.3% 0.0% 4.8%
All Protestant denominations 30.0% 85.7% 0.0% 0.0% 42.9%
All Christian denominations 10.0% 14.3% 66.7% 100.0% 23.8%
Don't know/Refused 60.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 28.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
18


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Protestant Roman Catholic Other or Jewish None TOTAL
Just your own denomination 10.0% 0.0% 20.0% 0.0% 11.4%
All Protestant denominations 40.0% 0.0% 20.0% 0.0% 37.1%
All Christian denominations 30.0% 0.0% 60.0% 0.0% 34.3%
Don't know/Refused 20.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 17.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
36


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Just your own denomination 15.4% 9.1% 11.4%
All Protestant denominations 15.4% 50.0% 37.1%
All Christian denominations 38.5% 31.8% 34.3%
Don't know/Refused 30.8% 9.1% 17.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
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