Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in the United States

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

Now I am going to read you a series of statements on some different topics. For each one, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly disagree with it, or completely disagree with it: angels and demons are active in the world. Do you completely agree, mostly agree, mostly disagree, or completely disagree?
  1) Completely agree
  2) Mostly agree
  3) Mostly disagree
  4) Completely disagree
  98) Don't know
  99) Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Completely agree 41.5% 41.5%
Mostly agree 30.0% 71.5%
Mostly disagree 9.6% 81.1%
Completely disagree 13.2% 94.3%
Don't know 5.0% 99.3%
Refused .7% 100.0%
Total N = 1074

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18 - 24 25 - 29 30 - 39 40 - 49 50 - 59 60 + TOTAL
Completely agree 45.1% 36.2% 40.9% 41.2% 40.9% 43.6% 41.7%
Mostly agree 31.9% 32.8% 29.9% 33.1% 33.1% 21.2% 29.6%
Mostly disagree 11.0% 6.9% 10.2% 12.8% 8.7% 7.3% 9.6%
Completely disagree 7.7% 13.8% 17.5% 7.4% 15.0% 17.0% 13.4%
Don't know 4.4% 10.3% 1.5% 4.7% 2.4% 9.1% 5.1%
Refused 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.7% 0.0% 1.8% 0.6%
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
Completely agree 59.0% 43.8% 44.4% 40.2% 37.2% 20.8% 41.7%
Mostly agree 21.0% 35.0% 24.4% 32.0% 23.1% 36.4% 29.8%
Mostly disagree 2.9% 10.6% 8.9% 9.5% 10.7% 14.3% 9.5%
Completely disagree 9.5% 5.1% 20.0% 16.6% 19.8% 20.8% 13.4%
Don't know 7.6% 5.5% 2.2% 1.8% 6.6% 5.2% 4.9%
Refused 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 2.5% 2.6% 0.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1064


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Completely agree 39.0% 43.8% 41.5%
Mostly agree 27.1% 32.8% 30.1%
Mostly disagree 12.4% 7.0% 9.6%
Completely disagree 17.8% 9.1% 13.3%
Don't know 2.8% 7.0% 5.0%
Refused 0.8% 0.3% 0.5%
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
Completely agree 48.7% 42.1% 47.5% 30.0% 27.8% 29.1% 39.6%
Mostly agree 30.1% 34.2% 29.5% 36.0% 27.8% 31.4% 31.3%
Mostly disagree 5.8% 9.2% 10.1% 13.0% 19.4% 9.3% 10.3%
Completely disagree 9.0% 11.8% 11.5% 15.0% 16.7% 24.4% 13.8%
Don't know 6.4% 2.6% 0.7% 5.0% 8.3% 4.7% 4.5%
Refused 0.0% 0.0% 0.7% 1.0% 0.0% 1.2% 0.5%
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
Completely agree 37.9% 43.0% 14.3% 55.2% 60.0% 41.6%
Mostly agree 30.5% 38.0% 85.7% 20.7% 18.9% 30.0%
Mostly disagree 10.4% 7.6% 0.0% 20.7% 2.2% 9.4%
Completely disagree 15.7% 5.1% 0.0% 3.4% 10.0% 13.2%
Don't know 4.5% 6.3% 0.0% 0.0% 8.9% 5.0%
Refused 0.9% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.7%
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
Completely agree 72.8% 50.8% 21.6% 12.3% 10.2% 41.6%
Mostly agree 20.0% 31.8% 44.9% 17.5% 11.9% 30.1%
Mostly disagree 2.4% 5.2% 15.0% 31.6% 13.6% 9.7%
Completely disagree 0.0% 5.8% 11.4% 35.1% 64.4% 13.1%
Don't know 4.8% 5.8% 5.4% 3.5% 0.0% 4.9%
Refused 0.0% 0.6% 1.8% 0.0% 0.0% 0.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1068



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