Religion and Public Life Survey, 2008

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FDOW

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

Day of week of interview
  1) Sunday
  2) Monday
  3) Tuesday
  4) Wednesday
  5) Thursday
  6) Friday
  7) Saturday

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Sunday 17.1% 17.1%
Monday 9.2% 26.3%
Tuesday 13.3% 39.6%
Wednesday 7.6% 47.2%
Thursday 15.2% 62.4%
Friday 19.1% 81.5%
Saturday 18.4% 99.9%
Total N = 2905

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-29 30-44 45-59 60-74 75+ TOTAL
Sunday 16.7% 16.7% 18.5% 17.0% 14.3% 17.1%
Monday 10.1% 10.0% 8.3% 6.9% 11.3% 9.1%
Tuesday 14.6% 13.2% 11.5% 14.5% 16.3% 13.4%
Wednesday 8.8% 7.1% 6.8% 7.3% 9.9% 7.6%
Thursday 13.2% 14.9% 16.6% 16.1% 14.8% 15.2%
Friday 18.9% 19.2% 17.9% 21.0% 20.2% 19.1%
Saturday 17.7% 19.0% 20.4% 17.2% 13.3% 18.4%
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
Sunday 18.3% 15.5% 15.5% 16.8% 22.5% 15.4% 17.1%
Monday 7.0% 9.7% 9.3% 10.0% 9.8% 9.1% 9.3%
Tuesday 12.4% 12.1% 15.0% 14.5% 10.3% 17.1% 13.3%
Wednesday 8.5% 9.6% 6.8% 4.5% 6.8% 9.4% 7.6%
Thursday 17.1% 17.0% 16.3% 13.9% 11.9% 12.8% 15.1%
Friday 22.2% 17.6% 19.7% 19.4% 18.0% 20.1% 19.2%
Saturday 14.5% 18.5% 17.4% 20.9% 20.6% 16.1% 18.3%
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
Sunday 15.2% 16.5% 17.9% 16.4% 20.9% 17.1%
Monday 8.6% 10.7% 7.0% 11.3% 7.3% 9.2%
Tuesday 15.7% 12.8% 14.4% 12.8% 10.3% 13.3%
Wednesday 9.5% 7.9% 7.9% 6.6% 5.3% 7.6%
Thursday 13.6% 17.1% 13.2% 16.2% 14.6% 15.2%
Friday 20.0% 15.5% 21.2% 21.3% 21.9% 19.1%
Saturday 17.4% 19.6% 18.5% 15.5% 19.6% 18.4%
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
Sunday 13.8% 18.3% 17.4% 19.4% 15.3% 22.0% 17.6%
Monday 10.2% 9.6% 8.9% 8.9% 9.8% 8.3% 9.3%
Tuesday 17.8% 11.1% 12.5% 11.6% 14.0% 9.5% 13.0%
Wednesday 9.8% 8.4% 7.8% 7.3% 8.1% 5.5% 7.9%
Thursday 13.3% 16.5% 16.1% 15.6% 17.9% 15.2% 15.5%
Friday 18.7% 14.7% 18.0% 19.4% 18.2% 20.6% 18.4%
Saturday 16.4% 21.3% 19.3% 17.8% 16.6% 19.0% 18.3%
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
Sunday 15.2% 20.6% 15.0% 20.4% 18.0%
Monday 6.2% 9.0% 10.7% 9.0% 9.0%
Tuesday 11.9% 12.1% 14.0% 12.8% 12.8%
Wednesday 10.3% 9.9% 5.7% 6.6% 8.0%
Thursday 15.6% 12.3% 16.6% 15.2% 14.8%
Friday 21.4% 17.3% 21.9% 19.0% 19.7%
Saturday 19.3% 18.9% 16.2% 17.0% 17.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1411


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Protestant Roman Catholic Other or Jewish None TOTAL
Sunday 17.1% 17.2% 18.7% 15.2% 17.1%
Monday 9.1% 9.8% 8.2% 8.4% 9.1%
Tuesday 13.3% 11.7% 15.2% 14.4% 13.4%
Wednesday 7.7% 9.1% 5.6% 7.9% 7.7%
Thursday 14.5% 16.8% 16.3% 13.6% 15.2%
Friday 19.8% 16.8% 20.4% 19.1% 19.0%
Saturday 18.5% 18.6% 15.6% 21.5% 18.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
2821


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Sunday 19.4% 15.0% 17.1%
Monday 8.8% 9.5% 9.2%
Tuesday 12.4% 14.2% 13.3%
Wednesday 8.2% 7.1% 7.6%
Thursday 13.6% 16.7% 15.2%
Friday 19.3% 18.9% 19.1%
Saturday 18.3% 18.5% 18.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
2905



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