Southern Focus Poll, Non-South Survey, Spring 1998

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PRAYHEAL

Have you personally ever experienced having an illness cured by prayer?
  1) YES, HAVE BEEN HEALED BY PRAYER
  2) NO, HAVE NOT

Category Frequency Percentage Cumulative Percentage Z-Score
YES, HAVE BEEN HEALED BY PRAYER 119 30.1% 30.1% -1.52
NO, HAVE NOT 277 69.9% 100% .66

Variable Comparisons


Sex (I-SEX)

MALE FEMALE TOTAL
YES, HAVE BEEN HEALED BY PRAYER 20.5%
34
37.0%
85
30.1%
119
NO, HAVE NOT 79.5%
132
63.0%
145
69.9%
277
TOTAL 100.0%
166
100.0%
230

396


Race (I-RACE)

White Black Native American Asian Other TOTAL
YES, HAVE BEEN HEALED BY PRAYER 29.2%
99
52.6%
10
60.0%
3
0.0%
0
29.4%
5
29.9%
117
NO, HAVE NOT 70.8%
240
47.4%
9
40.0%
2
100.0%
11
70.6%
12
70.1%
274
TOTAL 100.0%
339
100.0%
19
100.0%
5
100.0%
11
100.0%
17

391


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

MARRIED DIVORCED SEPARATED WIDOWED SINGLE TOTAL
YES, HAVE BEEN HEALED BY PRAYER 32.7%
70
33.3%
17
33.3%
2
45.7%
16
15.9%
14
30.2%
119
NO, HAVE NOT 67.3%
144
66.7%
34
66.7%
4
54.3%
19
84.1%
74
69.8%
275
TOTAL 100.0%
214
100.0%
51
100.0%
6
100.0%
35
100.0%
88

394


Religious preference (I-RELIG)

Protestant Catholic Jewish Other None TOTAL
YES, HAVE BEEN HEALED BY PRAYER 36.0%
62
29.9%
40
0.0%
0
18.5%
5
4.2%
1
29.3%
108
NO, HAVE NOT 64.0%
110
70.1%
94
100.0%
12
81.5%
22
95.8%
23
70.7%
261
TOTAL 100.0%
172
100.0%
134
100.0%
12
100.0%
27
100.0%
24

369


Political party (I-PARTY)

REPUBLICAN DEMOCRAT INDEPENDENT OTHER TOTAL
YES, HAVE BEEN HEALED BY PRAYER 33.0%
35
29.2%
40
28.2%
33
36.4%
8
30.4%
116
NO, HAVE NOT 67.0%
71
70.8%
97
71.8%
84
63.6%
14
69.6%
266
TOTAL 100.0%
106
100.0%
137
100.0%
117
100.0%
22

382


Education (I-EDUC)

Less than High School High School graduate Some college College graduate Post college graduate TOTAL
YES, HAVE BEEN HEALED BY PRAYER 46.4%
13
40.5%
45
29.7%
27
19.5%
17
19.7%
15
29.8%
117
NO, HAVE NOT 53.6%
15
59.5%
66
70.3%
64
80.5%
70
80.3%
61
70.2%
276
TOTAL 100.0%
28
100.0%
111
100.0%
91
100.0%
87
100.0%
76

393


Household income (I-INCOME)

Less than $10,000 Less than $20,000 Less than $40,000 Less than $60,000 $60,000 or greater TOTAL
YES, HAVE BEEN HEALED BY PRAYER 35.7%
5
44.8%
13
18.8%
9
33.3%
12
36.4%
12
31.9%
51
NO, HAVE NOT 64.3%
9
55.2%
16
81.3%
39
66.7%
24
63.6%
21
68.1%
109
TOTAL 100.0%
14
100.0%
29
100.0%
48
100.0%
36
100.0%
33

160

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