Religion and Public Life Survey, 2008

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ISEX

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

Gender of interviewer
  1) Male
  2) Female

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Male 54.9% 54.9%
Female 45.1% 100%
Total N = 2905

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-29 30-44 45-59 60-74 75+ TOTAL
Male 48.7% 52.9% 55.9% 62.5% 58.6% 54.8%
Female 51.3% 47.1% 44.1% 37.5% 41.4% 45.2%
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 57.1% 54.7% 51.6% 53.8% 56.2% 56.1% 54.7%
Female 42.9% 45.3% 48.4% 46.2% 43.8% 43.9% 45.3%
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 50.4% 54.2% 54.2% 59.1% 58.1% 54.9%
Female 49.6% 45.8% 45.8% 40.9% 41.9% 45.1%
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 48.8% 51.5% 54.2% 57.4% 57.8% 55.6% 53.9%
Female 51.2% 48.5% 45.8% 42.6% 42.2% 44.4% 46.1%
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 57.6% 53.0% 51.8% 51.7% 53.2%
Female 42.4% 47.0% 48.2% 48.3% 46.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1411


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Protestant Roman Catholic Other or Jewish None TOTAL
Male 57.9% 50.8% 54.0% 52.4% 54.7%
Female 42.1% 49.2% 46.0% 47.6% 45.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
2821


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Male 57.2% 52.8% 54.9%
Female 42.8% 47.2% 45.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
2905



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