Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in the United States

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RAPTURE

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

Which, if any, of the following do you believe in? Do you believe in the Rapture of the Church, that is, that before the world comes to an end, the religiously faithful will be saved and taken up to Heaven? [Question asked only if respondent is Christian.]
  1) Yes
  2) No
  8) Don't know
  9) Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Yes 63.0% 63.0%
No 26.3% 89.3%
Don't know 9.9% 99.2%
Refused .9% 100.1%
Total N = 929

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18 - 24 25 - 29 30 - 39 40 - 49 50 - 59 60 + TOTAL
Yes 75.4% 69.0% 52.8% 67.7% 59.0% 63.0% 63.4%
No 17.5% 16.7% 31.5% 27.7% 33.3% 23.3% 26.4%
Don't know 7.0% 14.3% 15.7% 3.8% 6.7% 12.3% 9.5%
Refused 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.8% 1.0% 1.4% 0.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
902


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 69.5% 71.2% 63.4% 59.7% 55.6% 49.1% 63.4%
No 17.1% 19.0% 22.0% 33.1% 32.2% 41.5% 26.1%
Don't know 12.2% 8.7% 14.6% 6.5% 12.2% 9.4% 9.8%
Refused 1.2% 1.1% 0.0% 0.8% 0.0% 0.0% 0.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
920


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Yes 64.4% 61.7% 63.0%
No 27.3% 25.4% 26.3%
Don't know 8.2% 11.3% 9.9%
Refused 0.0% 1.6% 0.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
929


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 64.2% 69.6% 74.3% 56.4% 58.6% 50.0% 63.3%
No 26.8% 16.1% 16.5% 24.4% 31.0% 43.8% 25.6%
Don't know 6.5% 12.5% 9.2% 19.2% 10.3% 6.3% 10.2%
Refused 2.4% 1.8% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
784


Race (I-RACE)

White (not Hispanic) Black (not Hispanic) Asian (not Hispanic) Other or mixed race (not Hispanic) Hispanic (any mention) TOTAL
Yes 63.3% 69.8% 66.7% 78.3% 49.2% 63.1%
No 26.9% 20.6% 0.0% 21.7% 29.2% 26.1%
Don't know 8.8% 7.9% 33.3% 0.0% 21.5% 9.9%
Refused 1.0% 1.6% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
920


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Single most important thing Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important TOTAL
Yes 77.7% 70.0% 46.3% 16.7% 22.2% 63.1%
No 12.4% 19.8% 39.7% 73.3% 77.8% 26.1%
Don't know 9.9% 9.2% 12.4% 6.7% 0.0% 9.8%
Refused 0.0% 1.0% 1.7% 3.3% 0.0% 1.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
925



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