Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in the United States

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DEVIL

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

Have you ever experienced or witnessed the devil or evil spirits being driven out of a person?
  1) Yes
  2) No
  8) Don't know
  9) Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Yes 11.5% 11.5%
No 87.6% 99.1%
Don't know .8% 99.9%
Refused .1% 100.0%
Total N = 1074

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18 - 24 25 - 29 30 - 39 40 - 49 50 - 59 60 + TOTAL
Yes 16.3% 13.8% 8.1% 14.1% 8.7% 10.2% 11.4%
No 83.7% 84.5% 91.2% 85.9% 89.0% 89.2% 87.8%
Don't know 0.0% 1.7% 0.7% 0.0% 2.4% 0.6% 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%
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 18.9% 13.8% 13.3% 11.3% 5.7% 1.3% 11.3%
No 78.3% 86.2% 84.4% 88.1% 94.3% 97.4% 87.9%
Don't know 2.8% 0.0% 2.2% 0.6% 0.0% 1.3% 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%
1064


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Yes 13.3% 9.9% 11.5%
No 85.6% 89.4% 87.6%
Don't know 1.1% 0.5% 0.8%
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 15.5% 17.1% 12.1% 6.1% 5.6% 7.0% 11.2%
No 83.9% 82.9% 87.1% 92.9% 94.4% 89.5% 87.9%
Don't know 0.6% 0.0% 0.7% 1.0% 0.0% 3.5% 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%
907


Race (I-RACE)

White (not Hispanic) Black (not Hispanic) Asian (not Hispanic) Other or mixed race (not Hispanic) Hispanic (any mention) TOTAL
Yes 9.1% 15.2% 14.3% 20.7% 17.8% 11.3%
No 90.0% 84.8% 85.7% 79.3% 80.0% 87.7%
Don't know 0.8% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 2.2% 0.8%
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 20.6% 11.3% 9.0% 5.4% 5.1% 11.4%
No 77.8% 87.7% 90.4% 92.9% 94.9% 87.6%
Don't know 1.6% 0.6% 0.6% 1.8% 0.0% 0.8%
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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