Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in the United States

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HEALTH

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

[Question asked if respondent belongs to a particular religion or believes in God.] 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. God will grant health and relief from sickness to believers who have enough faith.
  1) Completely agree
  2) Mostly agree
  3) Mostly disagree
  4) Completely disagree
  98) Don't know
  99) Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Completely agree 27.1% 27.1%
Mostly agree 28.9% 56.0%
Mostly disagree 20.6% 76.6%
Completely disagree 20.3% 96.9%
Don't know 2.8% 99.7%
Refused .3% 100.0%
Total N = 1016

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18 - 24 25 - 29 30 - 39 40 - 49 50 - 59 60 + TOTAL
Completely agree 30.5% 37.3% 35.5% 20.0% 16.4% 29.0% 26.9%
Mostly agree 32.9% 25.5% 22.3% 27.1% 37.1% 27.1% 28.6%
Mostly disagree 19.5% 15.7% 20.7% 25.7% 18.1% 20.6% 20.8%
Completely disagree 17.1% 19.6% 17.4% 24.3% 25.0% 18.7% 20.6%
Don't know 0.0% 2.0% 3.3% 2.9% 3.4% 4.5% 3.0%
Refused 0.0% 0.0% 0.8% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
986


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 46.9% 30.9% 38.1% 20.5% 14.7% 14.7% 27.1%
Mostly agree 22.9% 35.7% 28.6% 25.6% 30.4% 23.5% 29.1%
Mostly disagree 11.5% 17.9% 23.8% 21.8% 25.5% 30.9% 20.7%
Completely disagree 13.5% 11.6% 9.5% 28.8% 27.5% 30.9% 20.1%
Don't know 5.2% 3.4% 0.0% 3.2% 2.0% 0.0% 2.8%
Refused 0.0% 0.5% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1006


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Completely agree 26.4% 27.7% 27.1%
Mostly agree 27.3% 30.2% 28.9%
Mostly disagree 21.9% 19.5% 20.6%
Completely disagree 21.2% 19.5% 20.3%
Don't know 2.9% 2.7% 2.8%
Refused 0.3% 0.3% 0.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
1016


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 42.3% 38.0% 21.4% 18.6% 14.1% 9.7% 26.2%
Mostly agree 24.2% 25.4% 36.5% 31.4% 35.9% 23.6% 29.4%
Mostly disagree 16.1% 16.9% 23.0% 26.7% 23.4% 20.8% 20.8%
Completely disagree 12.8% 16.9% 16.7% 22.1% 25.0% 45.8% 21.1%
Don't know 4.0% 2.8% 2.4% 1.2% 1.6% 0.0% 2.3%
Refused 0.7% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
855


Race (I-RACE)

White (not Hispanic) Black (not Hispanic) Asian (not Hispanic) Other or mixed race (not Hispanic) Hispanic (any mention) TOTAL
Completely agree 18.9% 40.3% 42.9% 24.0% 63.9% 27.4%
Mostly agree 29.6% 35.1% 28.6% 32.0% 15.7% 28.6%
Mostly disagree 25.2% 13.0% 0.0% 16.0% 6.0% 20.8%
Completely disagree 22.9% 9.1% 28.6% 28.0% 12.0% 20.2%
Don't know 3.4% 1.3% 0.0% 0.0% 2.4% 2.8%
Refused 0.2% 1.3% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1005


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Single most important thing Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important TOTAL
Completely agree 38.7% 29.6% 20.1% 13.6% 5.3% 27.2%
Mostly agree 21.8% 34.6% 27.4% 22.7% 5.3% 28.9%
Mostly disagree 18.5% 19.3% 23.2% 22.7% 31.6% 20.7%
Completely disagree 16.9% 13.4% 26.2% 38.6% 57.9% 20.1%
Don't know 4.0% 2.5% 3.0% 2.3% 0.0% 2.8%
Refused 0.0% 0.6% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1011



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