July 2003 Values Update Survey

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AGREE2A

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

[ASK ONLY IF FORM= 2 '2']Now I am going to read you another series of statements on some different topics. For each statement, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly DISagree with it or completely disagree with it. : Prayer is an important part of my daily life
  1) Completely agree
  2) Mostly agree
  3) Mostly disagree
  4) Completely disagree
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Completely agree 50.6% 50.6%
Mostly agree 30.3% 80.9%
Mostly disagree 10.4% 91.3%
Completely disagree 8% 99.3%
Don't know/Refused .7% 100%
Total N = 1244

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+ TOTAL
Completely agree 39.1% 46.6% 51.5% 47.0% 60.0% 59.3% 50.5%
Mostly agree 40.6% 30.7% 30.7% 31.9% 21.7% 26.6% 30.4%
Mostly disagree 8.8% 12.0% 11.7% 12.7% 8.5% 6.5% 10.4%
Completely disagree 11.3% 9.0% 6.1% 8.3% 8.5% 7.0% 8.1%
Don't know/Refused 0.3% 1.7% 0.0% 0.1% 1.3% 0.6% 0.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1233


Education (I-EDUC)

Less than High School High school graduate (Grade 12 or GED certificate) Business, Technical, or vocational school AFTER high school or some college, no 4-year degree College graduate (B.S., B.A., or other 4-year degree) Post-graduate training or professional schooling after college (e.g., toward a master's Degree or Ph.D.; law or medical school) TOTAL
Completely agree 66.4% 52.5% 46.9% 42.4% 45.9% 50.6%
Mostly agree 26.3% 30.7% 35.4% 31.7% 19.5% 30.4%
Mostly disagree 3.8% 9.8% 8.8% 16.9% 15.2% 10.4%
Completely disagree 3.5% 6.5% 7.6% 8.7% 18.8% 8.1%
Don't know/Refused 0.0% 0.5% 1.4% 0.3% 0.6% 0.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1243


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Married Divorced or separated Widowed Never been married TOTAL
Completely agree 51.3% 50.1% 68.4% 42.4% 50.6%
Mostly agree 31.1% 28.9% 24.4% 31.8% 30.3%
Mostly disagree 9.7% 10.4% 2.8% 14.9% 10.4%
Completely disagree 7.1% 9.9% 4.4% 10.5% 8.1%
Don't know/Refused 0.9% 0.6% 0.0% 0.4% 0.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1241


Race (I-RACE)

White/White Hispanic Black/Black Hispanic Other or mixed race TOTAL
Completely agree 45.8% 74.6% 56.0% 50.1%
Mostly agree 32.4% 21.7% 28.4% 30.8%
Mostly disagree 11.9% 1.7% 9.9% 10.5%
Completely disagree 9.3% 1.5% 5.4% 8.1%
Don't know/Refused 0.7% 0.5% 0.3% 0.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1226


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Completely agree 43.2% 57.4% 50.6%
Mostly agree 31.5% 29.2% 30.3%
Mostly disagree 14.7% 6.4% 10.4%
Completely disagree 10.2% 6.1% 8.1%
Don't know/Refused 0.4% 0.9% 0.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
1244



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