Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in the United States

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

[Question asked if respondent is Christian.] Now I am going to read you another 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. The first one is: if enough people were brought to Christ, social ills would take care of themselves. Do you completely agree, mostly agree, mostly disagree, or completely disagree?
  1) Completely agree
  2) Mostly agree
  3) Mostly disagree
  4) Completely disagree
  8) Don't know
  9) Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Completely agree 20.5% 20.5%
Mostly agree 29.6% 50.1%
Mostly disagree 23.6% 73.7%
Completely disagree 17.7% 91.4%
Don't know 7.3% 98.7%
Refused 1.4% 100.1%
Total N = 929

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18 - 24 25 - 29 30 - 39 40 - 49 50 - 59 60 + TOTAL
Completely agree 15.8% 26.2% 20.2% 21.5% 15.2% 22.4% 20.2%
Mostly agree 28.1% 21.4% 31.5% 29.2% 42.9% 23.1% 29.8%
Mostly disagree 28.1% 11.9% 21.3% 30.8% 21.0% 21.1% 23.3%
Completely disagree 19.3% 31.0% 20.2% 12.3% 16.2% 19.0% 18.1%
Don't know 8.8% 9.5% 6.7% 5.4% 1.9% 12.2% 7.4%
Refused 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.8% 2.9% 2.0% 1.2%
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
Completely agree 26.8% 22.2% 27.5% 15.2% 13.3% 22.6% 20.3%
Mostly agree 26.8% 33.0% 25.0% 23.2% 36.7% 30.2% 29.7%
Mostly disagree 15.9% 23.8% 20.0% 27.2% 22.2% 34.0% 23.8%
Completely disagree 14.6% 13.0% 15.0% 28.0% 21.1% 11.3% 17.7%
Don't know 15.9% 6.5% 7.5% 5.6% 6.7% 0.0% 7.1%
Refused 0.0% 1.6% 5.0% 0.8% 0.0% 1.9% 1.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
920


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Completely agree 22.1% 18.9% 20.4%
Mostly agree 29.2% 30.1% 29.7%
Mostly disagree 22.8% 24.0% 23.5%
Completely disagree 19.1% 16.3% 17.6%
Don't know 5.6% 8.7% 7.3%
Refused 1.1% 1.9% 1.6%
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
Completely agree 24.2% 27.3% 20.9% 10.4% 10.7% 13.8% 18.7%
Mostly agree 29.0% 18.2% 33.6% 42.9% 39.3% 32.3% 32.6%
Mostly disagree 12.9% 29.1% 20.9% 27.3% 32.1% 26.2% 22.8%
Completely disagree 19.4% 20.0% 16.4% 15.6% 16.1% 21.5% 18.1%
Don't know 12.9% 3.6% 8.2% 3.9% 1.8% 4.6% 7.0%
Refused 1.6% 1.8% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 1.5% 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
Completely agree 16.9% 22.2% 33.3% 39.1% 32.8% 20.2%
Mostly agree 31.4% 33.3% 0.0% 26.1% 18.8% 29.8%
Mostly disagree 26.4% 19.0% 0.0% 0.0% 18.8% 23.6%
Completely disagree 17.4% 15.9% 0.0% 17.4% 23.4% 17.8%
Don't know 6.4% 9.5% 66.7% 8.7% 6.3% 7.2%
Refused 1.4% 0.0% 0.0% 8.7% 0.0% 1.4%
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
Completely agree 31.4% 22.5% 9.1% 9.7% 11.1% 20.7%
Mostly agree 28.9% 31.7% 28.9% 19.4% 0.0% 29.4%
Mostly disagree 21.5% 21.5% 33.9% 22.6% 0.0% 23.8%
Completely disagree 11.6% 14.3% 21.5% 38.7% 66.7% 17.4%
Don't know 6.6% 8.2% 4.1% 6.5% 22.2% 7.1%
Refused 0.0% 1.7% 2.5% 3.2% 0.0% 1.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
925



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