December 2006 Values Update Survey

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PRAYIMP

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

Do you completely agree, mostly agree, mostly disagree, or completely disagree? 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 44.7% 44.7%
Mostly agree 33.2% 77.9%
Mostly disagree 12.7% 90.6%
Completely disagree 8.4% 99%
Don't know/Refused 1.1% 100.1%
Total N = 1025

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+ TOTAL
Completely agree 28.5% 48.7% 40.2% 45.6% 51.5% 51.2% 44.7%
Mostly agree 38.5% 28.5% 39.5% 34.6% 26.2% 32.4% 33.4%
Mostly disagree 20.0% 13.6% 9.0% 14.3% 12.1% 9.3% 12.7%
Completely disagree 11.5% 8.1% 11.1% 5.5% 8.5% 5.2% 8.3%
Don't know/Refused 1.5% 1.0% 0.2% 0.0% 1.6% 1.9% 1.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1008


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Completely agree 34.3% 54.8% 44.7%
Mostly agree 36.2% 30.2% 33.2%
Mostly disagree 17.1% 8.5% 12.7%
Completely disagree 11.0% 5.8% 8.4%
Don't know/Refused 1.5% 0.7% 1.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
1025


Education (I-EDUC)

Less than high school High school graduate Some college College graduate and above TOTAL
Completely agree 54.7% 47.9% 43.5% 35.8% 44.6%
Mostly agree 33.2% 31.9% 36.5% 32.8% 33.4%
Mostly disagree 3.1% 11.9% 12.1% 19.3% 12.7%
Completely disagree 8.3% 7.4% 6.5% 11.0% 8.3%
Don't know/Refused 0.7% 0.9% 1.5% 1.1% 1.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1016


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
Completely agree 53.5% 40.0% 41.4% 43.9%
Mostly agree 31.7% 33.4% 34.6% 33.5%
Mostly disagree 8.6% 17.5% 11.8% 13.1%
Completely disagree 5.5% 7.7% 10.8% 8.4%
Don't know/Refused 0.8% 1.3% 1.3% 1.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
963


Race (I-RACE)

White non-Hispanic Black non-Hispanic Hispanic or other TOTAL
Completely agree 40.0% 68.0% 48.3% 44.6%
Mostly agree 33.9% 29.3% 33.7% 33.3%
Mostly disagree 15.2% 0.4% 10.2% 12.6%
Completely disagree 9.7% 2.2% 7.3% 8.5%
Don't know/Refused 1.2% 0.0% 0.5% 1.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1012



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