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American Catholic Laity Poll, 1987 - Analysis

MARITAL (Weighted by WT)

Are you currently:
 FrequencyPercentCumulative Percent
1) Married90462.4%62.4%
2) Divorced1006.9%69.3%
3) Widowed936.4%75.7%
4) Separated302.1%77.8%
5) Never married31321.6%99.4%
6) No answer90.6%100.0%





Marital status (I-MARITAL)

 MarriedDivorced/SeparatedWidowedNever marriedMissingTotal
Married100.0%
904
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
062.8%
904
Divorced0.0%
0
76.9%
100
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
06.9%
100
Widowed0.0%
0
0.0%
0
100.0%
93
0.0%
0
06.5%
93
Separated0.0%
0
23.1%
30
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
02.1%
30
Never married0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
100.0%
313
021.7%
313
No answer0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
50.0%
0
Missing000050
Total 100%
904
100%
130
100%
93
100%
313
   
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Education (I-EDUC)

 Some high school or lessHigh school graduateSome college or vocational schoolCollege graduateGraduate or professional school (including 'some graduate or professional school' and 'graduate or professional degree')MissingTotal
Married61.4%
188
68.0%
394
57.0%
163
53.5%
91
64.1%
66
162.5%
902
Divorced5.6%
17
5.2%
30
9.4%
27
10.0%
17
7.8%
8
06.9%
99
Widowed16.3%
50
4.8%
28
2.8%
8
2.4%
4
1.0%
1
16.3%
91
Separated2.9%
9
2.1%
12
2.1%
6
1.2%
2
0.0%
0
02.0%
29
Never married12.7%
39
19.5%
113
28.0%
80
32.4%
55
26.2%
27
021.7%
314
No answer1.0%
3
0.3%
2
0.7%
2
0.6%
1
1.0%
1
00.6%
9
Missing0000020
Total 100%
306
100%
579
100%
286
100%
170
100%
103
   
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Race (I-RACE)

 WhiteBlackHispanicOther (including Asian)MissingTotal
Married63.6%
789
52.6%
20
52.4%
76
68.4%
13
262.2%
898
Divorced6.1%
76
18.4%
7
11.7%
17
0.0%
0
06.9%
100
Widowed7.1%
88
5.3%
2
2.1%
3
0.0%
0
06.4%
93
Separated1.6%
20
10.5%
4
4.1%
6
0.0%
0
02.1%
30
Never married20.9%
259
13.2%
5
29.7%
43
31.6%
6
021.7%
313
No answer0.7%
9
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
00.6%
9
Missing000020
Total 100%
1241
100%
38
100%
145
100%
19
   
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Age (I-AGE)

 18-2930-3940-4950 & overMissingTotal
Married35.8%
149
75.6%
257
79.7%
185
67.9%
311
162.4%
902
Divorced1.9%
8
8.8%
30
11.2%
26
7.9%
36
06.9%
100
Widowed0.0%
0
0.9%
3
0.4%
1
19.2%
88
06.4%
92
Separated3.8%
16
2.4%
8
1.7%
4
0.4%
2
02.1%
30
Never married58.4%
243
10.9%
37
5.6%
13
4.6%
21
021.7%
314
No answer0.0%
0
1.5%
5
1.3%
3
0.0%
0
10.6%
8
Missing000020
Total 100%
416
100%
340
100%
232
100%
458
   
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Sex (I-SEX)

 MaleFemaleMissingTotal
Married59.8%
412
64.7%
492
062.4%
904
Divorced7.4%
51
6.4%
49
06.9%
100
Widowed1.6%
11
10.8%
82
06.4%
93
Separated1.3%
9
2.8%
21
02.1%
30
Never married28.9%
199
15.0%
114
021.6%
313
No answer1.0%
7
0.3%
2
00.6%
9
Missing0000
Total 100%
689
100%
760
   
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Region (I-REGION)

 EastMidwestSouthWestMissingTotal
Married56.8%
108
62.8%
250
66.5%
317
59.1%
228
062.2%
903
Divorced8.4%
16
3.3%
13
7.8%
37
9.1%
35
07.0%
101
Widowed8.9%
17
8.5%
34
6.7%
32
2.8%
11
06.5%
94
Separated1.1%
2
3.0%
12
2.5%
12
1.0%
4
02.1%
30
Never married23.2%
44
22.4%
89
16.1%
77
26.9%
104
021.6%
314
No answer1.6%
3
0.0%
0
0.4%
2
1.0%
4
00.6%
9
Missing000000
Total 100%
190
100%
398
100%
477
100%
386
   
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