Religion and Public Life Survey, 2008

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SEX

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

Respondent's sex
  1) Male
  2) Female

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Male 48.4% 48.4%
Female 51.6% 100%
Total N = 2905

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-29 30-44 45-59 60-74 75+ TOTAL
Male 52.6% 48.6% 49.4% 45.5% 38.4% 48.4%
Female 47.4% 51.4% 50.6% 54.5% 61.6% 51.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
2851


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
Male 43.3% 41.1% 48.3% 52.6% 54.3% 56.9% 48.3%
Female 56.7% 58.9% 51.7% 47.4% 45.7% 43.1% 51.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
2873


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
Male 51.4% 48.1% 45.8% 48.9% 49.2% 48.3%
Female 48.6% 51.9% 54.2% 51.1% 50.8% 51.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
2869


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
Male 39.5% 50.6% 46.7% 53.3% 58.4% 53.4% 49.3%
Female 60.5% 49.4% 53.3% 46.7% 41.6% 46.6% 50.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
2554


Political ideology (I-POLITICS)

Very conservative Conservative Moderate Liberal or very liberal TOTAL
Male 45.7% 49.8% 53.0% 41.7% 48.4%
Female 54.3% 50.2% 47.0% 58.3% 51.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1411


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Protestant Roman Catholic Other or Jewish None TOTAL
Male 45.4% 46.2% 50.0% 59.7% 48.3%
Female 54.6% 53.8% 50.0% 40.3% 51.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
2821


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Male 100.0% 0.0% 48.4%
Female 0.0% 100.0% 51.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
2905



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