Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in the United States

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HEALING

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

Have you ever experienced or witnessed a divine healing of an illness or injury?
  1) Yes
  2) No
  8) Don't know
  9) Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Yes 29.1% 29.1%
No 69.6% 98.7%
Don't know 1.1% 99.8%
Refused .1% 99.9%
Total N = 1074

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18 - 24 25 - 29 30 - 39 40 - 49 50 - 59 60 + TOTAL
Yes 30.8% 32.8% 26.5% 27.7% 23.0% 34.9% 29.1%
No 69.2% 67.2% 73.5% 72.3% 75.4% 61.4% 69.8%
Don't know 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 1.6% 3.6% 1.1%
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%
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 40.6% 36.4% 26.7% 28.6% 18.2% 15.8% 29.5%
No 59.4% 63.6% 68.9% 70.2% 81.8% 80.3% 69.6%
Don't know 0.0% 0.0% 4.4% 1.2% 0.0% 3.9% 1.0%
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%
1064


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Yes 29.4% 28.8% 29.1%
No 69.2% 69.9% 69.6%
Don't know 1.4% 1.0% 1.2%
Refused 0.0% 0.3% 0.1%
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 40.0% 38.2% 27.1% 25.3% 13.9% 20.0% 28.9%
No 60.0% 60.5% 72.1% 74.7% 84.7% 77.6% 70.3%
Don't know 0.0% 1.3% 0.7% 0.0% 1.4% 2.4% 0.8%
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%
907


Race (I-RACE)

White (not Hispanic) Black (not Hispanic) Asian (not Hispanic) Other or mixed race (not Hispanic) Hispanic (any mention) TOTAL
Yes 27.1% 40.5% 28.6% 27.6% 33.3% 29.3%
No 71.2% 59.5% 71.4% 72.4% 65.6% 69.3%
Don't know 1.5% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 1.1% 1.2%
Refused 0.2% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.1%
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 50.4% 30.9% 21.6% 16.1% 8.5% 29.2%
No 48.8% 67.3% 77.8% 82.1% 91.5% 69.6%
Don't know 0.8% 1.5% 0.6% 1.8% 0.0% 1.1%
Refused 0.0% 0.3% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1068



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