Religion and Politics Survey, 1996

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GRACE

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

At your family meals at home, does anyone say grace, or give thanks to God aloud, before the meal?
  1) Yes
  2) No
  3) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Yes 60.4% 60.4%
No 38.9% 99.3%
Don't know/Refused .7% 100.0%
Total N = 1975

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18 - 29 years 30 - 49 years 50 and older TOTAL
Yes 54.9% 60.6% 63.9% 60.4%
No 44.8% 38.5% 35.5% 39.0%
Don't know/Refused 0.3% 0.9% 0.6% 0.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1951


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Yes 55.5% 64.9% 60.4%
No 43.9% 34.4% 38.9%
Don't know/Refused 0.6% 0.8% 0.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
1975


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent or other party No preference TOTAL
Yes 66.3% 63.5% 53.0% 61.5% 60.6%
No 33.4% 35.8% 46.0% 38.5% 38.7%
Don't know/Refused 0.3% 0.8% 1.0% 0.0% 0.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1951


Region (I-REGION)

East Midwest South West TOTAL
Yes 53.0% 64.8% 67.7% 51.1% 60.4%
No 45.8% 35.0% 31.4% 48.4% 38.9%
Don't know/Refused 1.1% 0.2% 0.9% 0.5% 0.7%
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 66.3% 14.9% 76.2% 51.8% 24.4% 0.0% 60.6%
No 33.1% 85.1% 23.8% 47.4% 73.5% 100.0% 38.7%
Don't know/Refused 0.5% 0.0% 0.0% 0.9% 2.1% 0.0% 0.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1960



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