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School Prayer (2) 1986-1998
PERCENT AMONG DEMOGRAPHIC GROUPS WHO RESPONDED :      ''General' Prayer Allowed'


  % OF GROUP: '86 '88 '90 '92 '94 '96 '98
Males 23 23 26 24 22 20 20
Females 26 26 26 29 25 22 28
  '86 '88 '90 '92 '94 '96 '98
Whites non-Hispanic 25 25 25 28 24 22 25
Black non-Hispanic 24 25 22 21 23 14 20
Hispanic 20 26 35 25 24 22 23
Race oth/mult non-Hisp 33 26 26 32 9 17 15
  '86 '88 '90 '92 '94 '96 '98
Grade Sch./Some High Sch. 23 30 20 24 24 29 28
High School Diploma 24 26 27 28 23 23 26
Some College, no Degree 29 26 27 26 27 20 25
College Degree/ Post-grad 24 18 22 25 19 17 17
  '86 '88 '90 '92 '94 '96 '98
Income 0-16 Percentile 25 27 22 26 19 20 24
Income 17-33 Percentile 24 37 19 28 26 22 26
Income 34-67 Percentile 23 22 29 27 25 22 25
Income 68-95 Percentile 28 22 29 26 25 20 24
Income 96-100 Percentile 24 24 16 23 22 20 16
  '86 '88 '90 '92 '94 '96 '98
Professionals 25 22 27 29 23 20 23
White Collar 27 26 28 28 27 23 27
Blue Collar 25 24 24 22 23 22 26
Unskilled 21 24 32 30 24 13 10
Farmers 30 31 19 28 12 8 30
Housewives 26 27 25 31 19 22 26
  '86 '88 '90 '92 '94 '96 '98
Union Households 25 21 28 24 29 16 24
Non-Union Households 25 26 25 27 22 22 24
  '86 '88 '90 '92 '94 '96 '98
South 28 31 27 30 21 20 25
Nonsouth 23 22 25 25 25 22 23
  '86 '88 '90 '92 '94 '96 '98
Born 1991 or later ** ** ** ** ** ** **
Born 1975-1990 ** ** ** 8 18 19 13
Born 1959-1974 24 22 22 22 19 16 20
Born 1943-1958 24 21 27 26 23 18 26
Born 1927-1942 23 31 32 30 28 32 31
Born 1911-1926 31 27 21 33 34 30 34
Born 1895-1910 25 29 26 29 24 18 28
Born before 1895 100 ** ** ** ** ** **
  '86 '88 '90 '92 '94 '96 '98
Democrats (incl leaners) 24 25 23 24 23 20 22
Independents 23 23 29 26 17 27 31
Republicans (incl leaners) 26 25 28 30 25 21 24
  '86 '88 '90 '92 '94 '96 '98
Liberals 23 20 16 19 15 14 16
Moderates 28 30 26 31 27 25 26
Conservatives 24 22 30 30 25 21 26

    ___   (underline) indicates 50 or fewer total respondents within group
    **     indicates question not asked or no cases within group
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Table 4C.3b.3
Source: The American National Election Studies
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NOTE: variable used for race grouping has changed. See Table 1A.3

(Table generated: 26OCT15)