Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in the United States

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HEAVEN

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

Which, if any, of the following do you believe in? Do you believe in Heaven?
  1) Yes
  2) No
  8) Don't know
  9) Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Yes 85.0% 85.0%
No 12.2% 97.2%
Don't know 2.6% 99.8%
Refused .3% 100.1%
Total N = 1074

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18 - 24 25 - 29 30 - 39 40 - 49 50 - 59 60 + TOTAL
Yes 86.8% 82.8% 78.7% 91.2% 81.9% 88.0% 85.3%
No 8.8% 13.8% 19.9% 6.8% 16.5% 8.4% 12.1%
Don't know 4.4% 3.4% 1.5% 2.0% 1.6% 3.0% 2.5%
Refused 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.6% 0.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1044


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
Yes 87.7% 94.0% 89.1% 82.8% 76.9% 73.7% 85.3%
No 8.5% 5.1% 10.9% 13.6% 19.8% 21.1% 12.0%
Don't know 3.8% 0.9% 0.0% 3.6% 2.5% 5.3% 2.6%
Refused 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.8% 0.0% 0.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1064


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Yes 80.2% 89.6% 85.1%
No 16.1% 8.6% 12.2%
Don't know 3.4% 1.6% 2.4%
Refused 0.3% 0.3% 0.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
1074


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
Yes 90.3% 85.5% 87.1% 80.6% 84.7% 73.3% 84.5%
No 9.7% 11.8% 10.0% 16.3% 15.3% 19.8% 13.1%
Don't know 0.0% 2.6% 2.9% 3.1% 0.0% 7.0% 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%
907


Race (I-RACE)

White (not Hispanic) Black (not Hispanic) Asian (not Hispanic) Other or mixed race (not Hispanic) Hispanic (any mention) TOTAL
Yes 83.5% 91.1% 100.0% 89.7% 86.7% 85.1%
No 13.1% 8.9% 0.0% 10.3% 10.0% 12.0%
Don't know 3.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 3.3% 2.6%
Refused 0.4% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1063


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Single most important thing Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important TOTAL
Yes 100.0% 96.9% 84.4% 52.6% 23.3% 85.2%
No 0.0% 2.1% 11.4% 38.6% 66.7% 12.0%
Don't know 0.0% 0.6% 3.6% 8.8% 10.0% 2.6%
Refused 0.0% 0.3% 0.6% 0.0% 0.0% 0.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1068



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