Religion and Public Life Survey, 2008

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RACE2

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

Which of the following describes your race? You can select as many as apply. (Second response given) (RACE_2)
  1) White
  2) Black or African-American
  3) Asian or Asian-American
  4) Some other race

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
White 13.2% 13.2%
Black or African-American 10.5% 23.7%
Asian or Asian-American 5.3% 29%
Some other race 71.1% 100.1%
Total N = 32

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-29 30-44 45-59 60-74 75+ TOTAL
White 0.0% 28.6% 18.2% 0.0% 100.0% 13.5%
Black or African-American 9.1% 14.3% 9.1% 14.3% 0.0% 10.8%
Asian or Asian-American 9.1% 14.3% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 5.4%
Some other race 81.8% 42.9% 72.7% 85.7% 0.0% 70.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
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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
White 16.7% 0.0% 75.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 12.8%
Black or African-American 16.7% 11.1% 0.0% 0.0% 33.3% 20.0% 12.8%
Asian or Asian-American 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 16.7% 0.0% 20.0% 5.1%
Some other race 66.7% 88.9% 25.0% 83.3% 66.7% 60.0% 69.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
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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
White 25.0% 0.0% 8.3% 14.3% 50.0% 13.2%
Black or African-American 0.0% 11.1% 16.7% 14.3% 0.0% 10.5%
Asian or Asian-American 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 28.6% 0.0% 5.3%
Some other race 75.0% 88.9% 75.0% 42.9% 50.0% 71.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
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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
White 0.0% 0.0% 25.0% 27.3% 0.0% 25.0% 13.5%
Black or African-American 0.0% 25.0% 25.0% 18.2% 33.3% 0.0% 13.5%
Asian or Asian-American 0.0% 0.0% 25.0% 9.1% 0.0% 0.0% 5.4%
Some other race 100.0% 75.0% 25.0% 45.5% 66.7% 75.0% 67.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
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Political ideology (I-POLITICS)

Very conservative Conservative Moderate Liberal or very liberal TOTAL
White 0.0% 0.0% 33.3% 20.0% 13.3%
Black or African-American 0.0% 0.0% 33.3% 0.0% 6.7%
Asian or Asian-American 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 40.0% 13.3%
Some other race 100.0% 100.0% 33.3% 40.0% 66.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
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Religion (I-RELIGION)

Protestant Roman Catholic Other or Jewish None TOTAL
White 11.8% 44.4% 0.0% 0.0% 15.4%
Black or African-American 5.9% 0.0% 10.0% 66.7% 10.3%
Asian or Asian-American 5.9% 0.0% 0.0% 33.3% 5.1%
Some other race 76.5% 55.6% 90.0% 0.0% 69.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
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Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
White 26.7% 8.0% 15.0%
Black or African-American 13.3% 12.0% 12.5%
Asian or Asian-American 0.0% 8.0% 5.0%
Some other race 60.0% 72.0% 67.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
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