Religion and Public Life Survey, 2008

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TIMEZONE

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

Respondent's time zone
  1) Eastern
  2) Central
  3) Mountain
  4) Pacific

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Eastern 49.6% 49.6%
Central 28.7% 78.3%
Mountain 4.3% 82.6%
Pacific 17.3% 99.9%
Total N = 2905

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-29 30-44 45-59 60-74 75+ TOTAL
Eastern 47.3% 46.7% 50.7% 52.2% 55.4% 49.4%
Central 30.8% 28.8% 28.2% 28.9% 25.7% 28.9%
Mountain 5.5% 3.9% 5.4% 2.9% 2.5% 4.4%
Pacific 16.4% 20.6% 15.7% 15.9% 16.3% 17.3%
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
Eastern 45.6% 49.5% 55.8% 48.3% 51.1% 45.1% 49.6%
Central 36.5% 29.3% 27.9% 29.9% 26.2% 21.5% 28.9%
Mountain 4.1% 4.3% 2.5% 4.9% 4.0% 7.1% 4.3%
Pacific 13.7% 16.8% 13.7% 16.9% 18.7% 26.3% 17.2%
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
Eastern 47.7% 52.8% 45.2% 50.6% 49.3% 49.6%
Central 29.5% 28.9% 32.1% 24.5% 26.7% 28.8%
Mountain 3.6% 4.2% 4.0% 5.1% 5.3% 4.3%
Pacific 19.2% 14.0% 18.7% 19.8% 18.7% 17.3%
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
Eastern 48.4% 51.0% 45.8% 45.3% 48.5% 52.8% 48.4%
Central 30.7% 28.1% 33.0% 31.1% 28.0% 23.5% 29.4%
Mountain 5.1% 4.2% 4.4% 5.6% 2.6% 4.5% 4.5%
Pacific 15.9% 16.7% 16.9% 18.0% 20.8% 19.2% 17.7%
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
Eastern 51.0% 46.3% 51.8% 50.7% 49.6%
Central 32.1% 30.3% 28.0% 21.7% 28.2%
Mountain 0.4% 5.9% 3.8% 6.2% 4.4%
Pacific 16.5% 17.5% 16.4% 21.4% 17.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1411


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Protestant Roman Catholic Other or Jewish None TOTAL
Eastern 51.1% 50.5% 49.7% 42.7% 49.6%
Central 34.2% 26.6% 21.0% 26.2% 29.0%
Mountain 3.5% 3.7% 6.3% 6.8% 4.5%
Pacific 11.2% 19.2% 23.0% 24.3% 17.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
2821


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Eastern 46.6% 52.5% 49.6%
Central 29.6% 27.9% 28.7%
Mountain 4.8% 3.9% 4.3%
Pacific 19.0% 15.7% 17.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
2905



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