Religion and Politics Survey, 1996

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

When you were growing up, were you and your family active members of a church, synagogue, or other place of religious worship?
  1) Yes
  2) No
  3) Don't remember
  4) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Yes 82.0% 82.0%
No 17.9% 99.9%
Don't remember .0% 99.9%
Don't know/Refused .1% 100.0%
Total N = 1975

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18 - 29 years 30 - 49 years 50 and older TOTAL
Yes 78.3% 81.2% 85.1% 81.8%
No 21.2% 18.8% 14.7% 18.0%
Don't remember 0.2% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Don't know/Refused 0.3% 0.1% 0.1% 0.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1951


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Yes 82.2% 81.7% 82.0%
No 17.6% 18.1% 17.9%
Don't remember 0.1% 0.0% 0.0%
Don't know/Refused 0.1% 0.2% 0.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
1975


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent or other party No preference TOTAL
Yes 82.3% 82.6% 81.9% 72.5% 82.1%
No 17.5% 17.4% 18.0% 26.4% 17.8%
Don't remember 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Don't know/Refused 0.2% 0.0% 0.1% 1.1% 0.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1951


Region (I-REGION)

East Midwest South West TOTAL
Yes 87.7% 83.2% 82.9% 73.4% 82.0%
No 12.3% 16.6% 16.9% 26.3% 17.9%
Don't remember 0.0% 0.0% 0.1% 0.0% 0.0%
Don't know/Refused 0.0% 0.2% 0.1% 0.3% 0.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1975


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Christian Jewish Muslim Other non-Christian No preference Agnostic or Atheist TOTAL
Yes 84.7% 70.2% 76.2% 66.7% 66.8% 78.6% 82.1%
No 15.1% 29.8% 23.8% 33.3% 33.2% 21.4% 17.7%
Don't remember 0.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Don't know/Refused 0.2% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1960



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