Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in the United States

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ORG_REL1

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

[Asked only if ORGANIZ1 = 1 "Yes, belong"] And when you participate in providing social welfare services for elderly, handicapped or deprived people, would you say that it's mostly through a church or religious group, or mostly through some other kind of group?
  1) Mostly through a church or religious group
  2) Mostly through some other kind of group
  3) Both equally
  8) Don't know
  9) Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Mostly through a church or religious group 23.5% 23.5%
Mostly through some other kind of group 65.1% 88.6%
Both equally 9.0% 97.6%
Don't know 2.4% 100.0%
Refused .0% 100.0%
Total N = 266

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18 - 24 25 - 29 30 - 39 40 - 49 50 - 59 60 + TOTAL
Mostly through a church or religious group 33.3% 18.2% 12.0% 35.5% 14.6% 27.5% 23.3%
Mostly through some other kind of group 60.0% 81.8% 84.0% 48.4% 70.7% 57.5% 65.0%
Both equally 6.7% 0.0% 4.0% 12.9% 9.8% 12.5% 9.2%
Don't know 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 3.2% 4.9% 2.5% 2.5%
Refused 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
260


Education (I-EDUC)

Did not complete high school High school graduate Tech./voc. school after HS Some college or assoc. degree College graduate Post-graduate TOTAL
Mostly through a church or religious group 36.8% 15.2% 37.5% 23.7% 27.6% 19.2% 23.5%
Mostly through some other kind of group 63.2% 71.7% 25.0% 60.5% 65.5% 69.2% 64.5%
Both equally 0.0% 8.7% 37.5% 10.5% 6.9% 11.5% 9.6%
Don't know 0.0% 4.3% 0.0% 5.3% 0.0% 0.0% 2.4%
Refused 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
264


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Mostly through a church or religious group 28.2% 20.2% 23.6%
Mostly through some other kind of group 63.4% 67.0% 65.5%
Both equally 7.0% 9.6% 8.5%
Don't know 1.4% 3.2% 2.4%
Refused 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
266


Household income (I-INCOME)

Less than $20,000 $20- to under $30,000 $30- to under $50,000 $50- to under $75,000 $75- to under $100,000 $100,000 or more TOTAL
Mostly through a church or religious group 33.3% 17.6% 18.8% 20.8% 6.7% 27.8% 22.5%
Mostly through some other kind of group 58.3% 58.8% 71.9% 66.7% 86.7% 55.6% 65.5%
Both equally 5.6% 11.8% 6.3% 12.5% 6.7% 16.7% 9.2%
Don't know 2.8% 11.8% 3.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 2.8%
Refused 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
232


Race (I-RACE)

White (not Hispanic) Black (not Hispanic) Asian (not Hispanic) Other or mixed race (not Hispanic) Hispanic (any mention) TOTAL
Mostly through a church or religious group 18.1% 47.6% 0.0% 66.7% 33.3% 23.8%
Mostly through some other kind of group 70.1% 42.9% 100.0% 33.3% 58.3% 65.2%
Both equally 10.2% 4.8% 0.0% 0.0% 8.3% 9.1%
Don't know 1.6% 4.8% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 1.8%
Refused 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
265


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Single most important thing Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important TOTAL
Mostly through a church or religious group 40.0% 29.9% 7.1% 0.0% 16.7% 23.0%
Mostly through some other kind of group 44.0% 55.8% 88.1% 77.8% 75.0% 64.8%
Both equally 12.0% 9.1% 4.8% 22.2% 8.3% 9.1%
Don't know 4.0% 5.2% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 3.0%
Refused 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
266



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