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poll - disbelieve in God Switzerland - 27.00% - - 2003 Zuckerman, Phil. "Atheism: Contemporary Rates and Patterns ", chapter in The Cambridge Companion to Atheism, ed. by Michael Martin, Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, UK (2005) "Between 17% and 27% of those in Switzerland do not believe in God (Inglehart et al, 2004; Greeley, 2003). " [Sources: Inglehart, Ronald, Miguel Basanez, Jaime Diez-Medrano, Loek Halman, and Ruud Luijkx. 2004. Human Beliefs and Values: A Cross-Cultural Sourcebook Based on the 1999-2002 Value Surveys. Buenos Aires, Argentina: Siglo Veintiuno Editores; Greeley, Andrew. 2003. Religion in Europe at the End of the Second Millennium. New Brunswick, NJ: Transaction Publishers]
poll - disbelieve in God Taiwan - 24.00% - - 2002 Zuckerman, Phil. "Atheism: Contemporary Rates and Patterns ", chapter in The Cambridge Companion to Atheism, ed. by Michael Martin, Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, UK (2005) "According to Inglehart et al (2004)... 24% of those in Taiwan do not believe in God. " [Source: Inglehart, Ronald, Miguel Basanez, Jaime Diez-Medrano, Loek Halman, and Ruud Luijkx. 2004. Human Beliefs and Values: A Cross-Cultural Sourcebook Based on the 1999-2002 Value Surveys. Buenos Aires, Argentina: Siglo Veintiuno Editores]
poll - disbelieve in God Thailand - 1.00% - - 2002 Zuckerman, Phil. "Atheism: Contemporary Rates and Patterns ", chapter in The Cambridge Companion to Atheism, ed. by Michael Martin, Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, UK (2005) "According to Inglehart et al (2004), Barrett et al (2001), the 1999 Gallup International Poll, and Johnstone (1993), less than 1% of those in Indonesia, Bangladesh, Brunei, Thailand, Sri Lanka, Iran, Malaysia, Nepal, Laos, Afghanistan, Pakistan, and the Philippines, are non-believers in God. " [Sources: Inglehart, Ronald, Miguel Basanez, Jaime Diez-Medrano, Loek Halman, and Ruud Luijkx. 2004. Human Beliefs and Values: A Cross-Cultural Sourcebook Based on the 1999-2002 Value Surveys. Buenos Aires, Argentina: Siglo Veintiuno Editores; Barrett, David, George Kurian, and Todd Johnson. 2001. World Christian Encyclopedia. New York, NY: Oxford University Press; Gallup, George and Michael Lindsay. 1999. Surveying the Religious Landscape. Harrisburg, PA: Morehouse Publishing; Johnstone, Patrick. 1993. Operation World. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan Publishing House]
poll - disbelieve in God Ukraine - 20.00% - - 2002 Zuckerman, Phil. "Atheism: Contemporary Rates and Patterns ", chapter in The Cambridge Companion to Atheism, ed. by Michael Martin, Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, UK (2005) "According to Inglehart et al (2004), 20% of Ukrainians do not believe in God. " [Source: Inglehart, Ronald, Miguel Basanez, Jaime Diez-Medrano, Loek Halman, and Ruud Luijkx. 2004. Human Beliefs and Values: A Cross-Cultural Sourcebook Based on the 1999-2002 Value Surveys. Buenos Aires, Argentina: Siglo Veintiuno Editores]
poll - disbelieve in God United Kingdom - 2.00% - - 1955 Zuckerman, Phil. "Atheism: Contemporary Rates and Patterns ", chapter in The Cambridge Companion to Atheism, ed. by Michael Martin, Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, UK (2005) "According to Bruce (2001), surveys in the 1950s found that only 2% of the British replied they did not believe in God... " [Source: Bruce, Steve. 2001. "Christianity in Britain, R.I.P. " Sociology of Religion 62(2):191-203]
poll - disbelieve in God United Kingdom - 10.00% - - 1965 Zuckerman, Phil. "Atheism: Contemporary Rates and Patterns ", chapter in The Cambridge Companion to Atheism, ed. by Michael Martin, Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, UK (2005) "According to Bruce (2002) and Gill et al (1998), survey data from the 1960s found that 79% of the British held a belief in God, but this dropped down to 68% in surveys taken in the 1990s; whereas only 10% answered that they 'don't believe in God' in the 1960s... " [Source: Bruce, Steve. 2002. God is Dead: Secularization in the West. Malden, MA: Blackwell Publishers]
poll - disbelieve in God United Kingdom - 24.00% - - 1979 Zuckerman, Phil. "Atheism: Contemporary Rates and Patterns ", chapter in The Cambridge Companion to Atheism, ed. by Michael Martin, Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, UK (2005) "According to Gallup and Lindsay (1999:121), 39% of the British do not believe in God or a 'Higher Power,' up from 24% in 1979. " [Source: Gallup, George and Michael Lindsay. 1999. Surveying the Religious Landscape. Harrisburg, PA: Morehouse Publishing]
poll - disbelieve in God United Kingdom - 27.00% - - 1995 Zuckerman, Phil. "Atheism: Contemporary Rates and Patterns ", chapter in The Cambridge Companion to Atheism, ed. by Michael Martin, Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, UK (2005) "According to Bruce (2002) and Gill et al (1998), survey data from the 1960s found that 79% of the British held a belief in God, but this dropped down to 68% in surveys taken in the 1990s; whereas only 10% answered that they 'don't believe in God' in the 1960s, this percentage had almost tripled to 27% in the 1990s. " [Source: Bruce, Steve. 2002. God is Dead: Secularization in the West. Malden, MA: Blackwell Publishers]
poll - disbelieve in God United Kingdom - 27.00% - - 1995 Zuckerman, Phil. "Atheism: Contemporary Rates and Patterns ", chapter in The Cambridge Companion to Atheism, ed. by Michael Martin, Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, UK (2005) "According to Bruce (2001), surveys in the 1950s found that only 2% of the British replied they did not believe in God; that percentage was up to 27% in the 1990s. " [Source: Bruce, Steve. 2001. "Christianity in Britain, R.I.P. " Sociology of Religion 62(2):191-203]
poll - disbelieve in God United Kingdom - 39.00% - - 1999 Zuckerman, Phil. "Atheism: Contemporary Rates and Patterns ", chapter in The Cambridge Companion to Atheism, ed. by Michael Martin, Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, UK (2005) "According to Gallup and Lindsay (1999:121), 39% of the British do not believe in God or a 'Higher Power.' " [Gallup, George and Michael Lindsay. 1999. Surveying the Religious Landscape. Harrisburg, PA: Morehouse Publishing]
poll - disbelieve in God United Kingdom - 39.00% - - 1999 Zuckerman, Phil. "Atheism: Contemporary Rates and Patterns ", chapter in The Cambridge Companion to Atheism, ed. by Michael Martin, Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, UK (2005) "According to Gallup and Lindsay (1999:121), 39% of the British do not believe in God or a 'Higher Power,' up from 24% in 1979. " [Source: Gallup, George and Michael Lindsay. 1999. Surveying the Religious Landscape. Harrisburg, PA: Morehouse Publishing]
poll - disbelieve in God United Kingdom - 31.00% - - 2003 Zuckerman, Phil. "Atheism: Contemporary Rates and Patterns ", chapter in The Cambridge Companion to Atheism, ed. by Michael Martin, Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, UK (2005) "According to Greeley (2003), 31% of the British do not believe in God, although only 10% self-identify as 'atheist.' " [Source: Greeley, Andrew. 2003. Religion in Europe at the End of the Second Millennium. New Brunswick, NJ: Transaction Publishers]
poll - disbelieve in God United Kingdom - 44.00% - - 2004 Zuckerman, Phil. "Atheism: Contemporary Rates and Patterns ", chapter in The Cambridge Companion to Atheism, ed. by Michael Martin, Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, UK (2005) "According to a 2004 survey commissioned by the BBC, 44% of the British do not believe in God. "
poll - disbelieve in God United Kingdom: Britain - 39.00% - - 2004 Zuckerman, Phil. "Atheism: Contemporary Rates and Patterns ", chapter in The Cambridge Companion to Atheism, ed. by Michael Martin, Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, UK (2005) "Norris and Inglehart (2004) found that 39% of those in Britain do not believe in God. " [Source: Norris, Pippa and Ronald Inglehart. 2004. Sacred and Secular: Religion and Politics Worldwide. New York, NY: Cambridge University Press]
poll - disbelieve in God Uruguay - 12.00% - - 2002 Zuckerman, Phil. "Atheism: Contemporary Rates and Patterns ", chapter in The Cambridge Companion to Atheism, ed. by Michael Martin, Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, UK (2005) "According to Inglehart et al (2004), 12% of those in Uruguay do not believe in God. " [Source: Inglehart, Ronald, Miguel Basanez, Jaime Diez-Medrano, Loek Halman, and Ruud Luijkx. 2004. Human Beliefs and Values: A Cross-Cultural Sourcebook Based on the 1999-2002 Value Surveys. Buenos Aires, Argentina: Siglo Veintiuno Editores]
poll - disbelieve in God USA - 4.00% - - 1983 Popenoe, David. Sociology (5th Ed.). Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, Inc. (1983); pg. 446. "Americans today are quite religious, if their answers to social surveys are any indication. Although almost all Americans--94%--believe in God or in a universal spirit, while only 4% explicitly deny the existence of such a being. "
poll - disbelieve in God USA - 10.00% - - 1989 Wertheimer, Jack. A People Divided: Juadism in Contemporary America. New York: Basic Books (A Division of Harper Collins) (1993); pg. 63. "In a 1989 survey the sociologist Steven M. Cohen asked a sample population of Jews about their belief in God and received skeptical responses from nearly one in five respondents; by contrast, in the general American population, over nine out of ten affirm a belief in God. "
poll - disbelieve in God USA - 5.00% - - 1999 Zuckerman, Phil. "Atheism: Contemporary Rates and Patterns ", chapter in The Cambridge Companion to Atheism, ed. by Michael Martin, Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, UK (2005) "According to Gallup and Lindsay (1999:99), 5% of Americans do not believe in God or a 'Higher Power.' " [Source: Gallup, George and Michael Lindsay. 1999. Surveying the Religious Landscape. Harrisburg, PA: Morehouse Publishing]
poll - disbelieve in God USA - 3.80% - - 2003 Zuckerman, Phil. "Atheism: Contemporary Rates and Patterns ", chapter in The Cambridge Companion to Atheism, ed. by Michael Martin, Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, UK (2005) "Rice (2003) found that 3.8% of Americans don't believe in God or 'a spirit or life force.' " [Source: Rice, Tom. 2003. "Believe it or not: Religious and Other Paranormal Beliefs in the United States. " Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 42 (1):95-106]
poll - disbelieve in God USA - 6.00% - - 2004 Zuckerman, Phil. "Atheism: Contemporary Rates and Patterns ", chapter in The Cambridge Companion to Atheism, ed. by Michael Martin, Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, UK (2005) "According to Norris and Inglehart (2004), 6% of those in the United States do not believe in God. " [Source: Norris, Pippa and Ronald Inglehart. 2004. Sacred and Secular: Religion and Politics Worldwide. New York, NY: Cambridge University Press]
poll - disbelieve in God USA - 9.00% - - 2004 Zuckerman, Phil. "Atheism: Contemporary Rates and Patterns ", chapter in The Cambridge Companion to Atheism, ed. by Michael Martin, Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, UK (2005) "According to a 2004 survey commissioned by the BBC, 9% of Americans do not believe in God. "
poll - disbelieve in God Vietnam - 81.00% - - 2002 Zuckerman, Phil. "Atheism: Contemporary Rates and Patterns ", chapter in The Cambridge Companion to Atheism, ed. by Michael Martin, Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, UK (2005) "According to Inglehart et al (2004), 81% of those in Vietnam and 24% of those in Taiwan do not believe in God. " [Source: Inglehart, Ronald, Miguel Basanez, Jaime Diez-Medrano, Loek Halman, and Ruud Luijkx. 2004. Human Beliefs and Values: A Cross-Cultural Sourcebook Based on the 1999-2002 Value Surveys. Buenos Aires, Argentina: Siglo Veintiuno Editores]
poll - disbelieve in life after death Australia - 38.40% - - 1983 *LINK* McNair Anderson Associates. web page: "Australian Gallup Poll, June, 1983 ". Social Science Data Archives, Australian National University "sampled population consists of persons aged 16 years and over from all federal electorates throughout Australia, excluding the Northern Territory... This poll is based on 2128 interviews conducted over the first two weekends of June 1983. "; Question: "DO YOU BELIEVE IN LIFE AFTER DEATH? " [38.4% answered no.]
poll - disbelieve in life after death USA - 15.00% - - 1979 Popenoe, David. Sociology (5th Ed.). Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, Inc. (1983); pg. 446. "One survey showed that 71% of Americans believe in life after death, while only 15% disbelieve... (Public Opinion, 1979) "
poll - engage in private religious experience USA - 90.00% - - 1996 Gallagher, Winifred. Working on God. New York: Random House (1999). [Orig. source: George H. Gallup, Jr. Religion in America (Princeton, N.J.: Princeton Religion Research Center, 1996).]; pg. 17. "Interestingly, 90 percent of Americans engage in private religious experience. "
poll - evangelical USA - - - - 1976 Diamong, Sara. Not by Politics Alone: The Enduring Influence of the Christian Right. New York: The Guilford Press (1998); pg. 62. "1976... Gallup found that 58% of Protestants, and 38% of Catholics, were evangelical, meaning that they had tried to convert other people to Christ. "
poll - favor teaching and practice of birth control USA - 63.00% - - 1936 Reeves, Thomas C. Twentieth Century America: A Brief History. New York: Oxford University Press (2000); pg. 115. "Everyday Life in the 1930s... Family life was profoundly affected by the hard times. Marriages were delayed, birth rates dropped, contraceptive sales soared, and divorce rates were down. Much of the cynicism and flippancy about sex faded, and marriage and the family seemed to be taken more seriously than in the previous decade. But this did not reflect a return to victorian morals. One national magazine poll of 1936 reported 63% of men and women favoring the teaching and practice of birth control. A study of college juniors and seniors showed that half of the men and a quarter of the women had premarital sex. "
poll - favor teaching creationism along with evolution in public schools USA - 68.00% - - 1999 Lewis, Anthony. "Haven't we advanced since Darwin's day? " in Dallas Morning News, 13 Oct. 1999; pg. 21A. "A Gallup poll taken in June for CNN and USA Today found that 68% of those surveyed favored teaching creationism along with evolution in public schools... "
poll - favor teaching only biblical creation in public schools USA - 40.00% - - 1999 Lewis, Anthony. "Haven't we advanced since Darwin's day? " in Dallas Morning News, 13 Oct. 1999; pg. 21A. "A Gallup poll taken in June for CNN and USA Today found that 68% of those surveyed favored teaching creationism along with evolution in public schools; 40% favored dropping evolution altogether and teaching children only the biblical version of creation. "
poll - feel they are treated fairly by men USA - women - 70.00% - - 1970 Reeves, Thomas C. Twentieth Century America: A Brief History. New York: Oxford University Press (2000); pg. 190. "Most women in the 1960s were not feminists, let along radical feminists. A Gallup poll published in 1970 revealed that 70 percent of women thought they were treated failry by men. "
poll - give at least a tithe to their church USA - 16.00% - - 1973 Wuthnow, Robert. The Restructuring of American Religion: Society and Faith Since World War II, Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press (1988); pg. 193. "...survey showed that 50 percent of all evangelicals give at least a tithe to their churches, compared with only 16 percent of the public at large. "
poll - has spoken in tongues USA - 0.40% - - 1992 Bloom, Harold. The American Religion: The Emergence of the Post-Christian Nation. New York: Simon & Schuster (1992); pg. 176. "Though one in five Americans asserts she or he is a Pentecostal, only one in twenty-five dares to affirm that she or he has spoken in tongues. "
poll - have experienced a remarkable healing USA - 30.00% - - 1996 Gallagher, Winifred. Working on God. New York: Random House (1999); pg. 123. "In a nationwide Gallup study conducted in 1996 for the Harvard Medical School's Mind/Body Institute at Deaconess Hospital, a surprising 30% of Americans report they've experienced a 'remarkable healing' of a physical or psychological problem. Most credit either a 'higher power,' such as God, or the action of prayer, whether their own or others'. "
poll - have had contact with the dead USA - 42.00% - - 1990 Naisbitt, John & Patricia Aburdene. Megatrends 2000: Ten New Directions for the 1990's. New York: William Morrow and Co. (1990); pg. 293. "...42 percent [of Americans] say they have had 'contact with the dead,' according to the Natinoal Opinion Research Council of the University of Chicago. "
poll - have had contact with the dead USA - 27.00% - - 1990 Naisbitt, John & Patricia Aburdene. Megatrends 2000: Ten New Directions for the 1990's. New York: William Morrow and Co. (1990); pg. 293. "...42 percent [of Americans] say they have had 'contact with the dead,' according to the Natinoal Opinion Research Council of the University of Chicago. In 1973 [that percentage was] only... 27 percent... "
poll - have had premarital sex USA - college - men - 50.00% - - 1936 Reeves, Thomas C. Twentieth Century America: A Brief History. New York: Oxford University Press (2000); pg. 115. "A study of college juniors and seniors showed that half of the men and a quarter of the women had premarital sex. "
poll - have had premarital sex USA - college - men - 25.00% - - 1936 Reeves, Thomas C. Twentieth Century America: A Brief History. New York: Oxford University Press (2000); pg. 115. "A study of college juniors and seniors showed that half of the men and a quarter of the women had premarital sex. "
poll - have old fashioned values about family and marriage USA - 90.00% - - 1994 Reeves, Thomas C. Twentieth Century America: A Brief History. New York: Oxford University Press (2000); pg. 284. "A 1994 survey of 4,809 Americans found that almost nine of ten said they had 'old fashioned values about family and marriage.' "
poll - having their children get religious education USA - 69.00% - - 1988 Naisbitt, John & Patricia Aburdene. Megatrends 2000: Ten New Directions for the 1990's. New York: William Morrow and Co. (1990); pg. 278. "In the U.S. 69 percen tof parents are seeing to it that their children get religious educations, according to a 1988 Gallup poll. "
poll - might switch affiliaion North America - 16.00% - - 1999 *LINK* web site: "Interactive Bible " (ultra-conservative Evangelical); web page: "Statistics of Religion in North America " (viewed 10 Feb. 1999); Web page by: Steve Rudd, 33 Highcliffe Ave., Hamilton, Ontario Canada L9A 3L3 Table: "Affiliation Stability of General Public ": "Attend Weekly: 25%, Wouldn't switch: 96%, Might Switch 4%; Inactives: 75%, Wouldn't Switch: 80%, Might Switch: 20%; Only 16% of Population Might Switch, but probably won't (4% X 25% + 20% X 75% = 16%) "
poll - personal commitment to Jesus Christ USA - 60.00% - - 1985 Diamong, Sara. Not by Politics Alone: The Enduring Influence of the Christian Right. New York: The Guilford Press (1998); pg. 9. "In a compilation of survey data on religion for his 1996 book... Barna found that... 66%, of American adults say that they have made a 'personal commitment to Jesus Christ that is still important in their life today,' up from 60% in the 1980s. "
poll - personal commitment to Jesus Christ USA - 66.00% - - 1996 Diamong, Sara. Not by Politics Alone: The Enduring Influence of the Christian Right. New York: The Guilford Press (1998); pg. 9. "George Barna, an evangelical who directs his own reputable polling firm, conducts surveys that are a bit more revealing. In a compilation of survey data on religion for his 1996 book The Index of Leading Spiritual Indicators, Barna found that two out of three, or 66%, of American adults say that they have made a 'personal commitment to Jesus Christ that is still important in their life today,' up from 60% in the 1980s. "
poll - pray USA - 90.00% - - 1948 Wuthnow, Robert. The Restructuring of American Religion: Society and Faith Since World War II, Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press (1988). [Orig. source: Barnett, Lincoln. 1948. "God and the American People. " Ladies' Home Journal (November): 37, 230-234.]; pg. 17. "In the same year [1948], a representative study of the nation conducted for the Ladies' Home Journal found that 90% of the public engaged in prayer, 86% regarded the Bible as the divinely inspired word of God, and three-quarters believed in the reality of life after death. "
poll - pray USA - 90.00% - - 1985 Wuthnow, Robert. The Restructuring of American Religion: Society and Faith Since World War II, Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press (1988); pg. 165. "By the mid 1980s... approx. nine of every ten adults in the United States still claimed to pray--a third of these saying they prayed at least twice a day--a figure that was about the same as that in national polls dating back to the late 1940s... "
poll - pray USA - 90.00% - - 1998 Swain, Carol M. The New White Nationalism in America; Its Challenge to Integration. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press (2002); pg. 380. "Pollsters George Gallup and Jim Castelli report that 94 percent of Americans believe in God, 90 percent pray, 88 percent believe that God loves them, and 75 percent say that religious involvement has been a positive experience in their life, with 38 percent saying it has been 'very positive.' " [Original source: George Gallup, Jr., and D. Michael Lindsey, Surveying the Religious Landscape: Trends in U.S. Beliefs (Harrisburg, Pa.: Morehouse, 1999)]
poll - pray daily USA - 51.00% - - 1991 Wolfe, Alan. One Nation, After All: What Middle-Class Americans Really Think About.... New York, NY: Viking Penguin (1998); pg. 44-45. "...a 1991 study by Andrew Greeley... Americans... 51% claim to pray every day, and 45% watch or listen to religious programming on television or radio. "
poll - pray daily USA - 70.00% - - 1996 Gallagher, Winifred. Working on God. New York: Random House (1999). [Orig. source: George H. Gallup, Jr. Religion in America (Princeton, N.J.: Princeton Religion Research Center, 1996).]; pg. 17. "Of the 70 percent [of Americans] who pray daily, almost half feel that in some way or other God has spoken to them personally. "
poll - pray daily USA - 32.00% - - 1998 Swain, Carol M. The New White Nationalism in America; Its Challenge to Integration. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press (2002); pg. 397. "According to the Gallup International organization, African Americans... Their religiosity is manifest... daily prayer (38% compared with 32 percent for other Americans). "
poll - pray daily USA - blacks - 38.00% - - 1998 Swain, Carol M. The New White Nationalism in America; Its Challenge to Integration. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press (2002); pg. 397. "According to the Gallup International organization, African Americans... Their religiosity is manifest... daily prayer (38% compared with 32 percent for other Americans). "
poll - prejudiced against sectarians USA - 44.00% - - 1987 Wolfe, Alan. One Nation, After All: What Middle-Class Americans Really Think About.... New York, NY: Viking Penguin (1998); pg. 83. "...Americans... also distrust organized religion: in 1990, as few as 23% of the American population expressed a great deal of confidence in religious institutions. The notion that Americans would be more comfortable living next to blacks than to religious sectarians is not just an apocryphal story; a 1987 Gallup poll discovered that 44% of Americans were hostile to the idea of a religious sectarian living next door compared with 13% who said blacks... large number of Americans [less comfortable with] highly organized institutions [that compete with each other] for members and for truth... "
poll - read Bible USA - 22.00% - - 1998 Swain, Carol M. The New White Nationalism in America; Its Challenge to Integration. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press (2002); pg. 397. "According to the Gallup International organization, African Americans... Their religiosity is manifest... weekly Bible reading (48 percent compared with 22 percent for others)... "
poll - read Bible USA - blacks - 48.00% - - 1998 Swain, Carol M. The New White Nationalism in America; Its Challenge to Integration. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press (2002); pg. 397. "According to the Gallup International organization, African Americans... Their religiosity is manifest... weekly Bible reading (48 percent compared with 22 percent for others)... "
poll - read Bible USA - men - 40.00% - - 1982 Wuthnow, Robert. The Restructuring of American Religion: Society and Faith Since World War II, Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press (1988); pg. 225. "Two-thirds, compared with fewer than two-fifths among men, said they read the Bible (at least once a month). "
poll - read Bible USA - women - 66.67% - - 1982 Wuthnow, Robert. The Restructuring of American Religion: Society and Faith Since World War II, Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press (1988); pg. 225. "Two-thirds, compared with fewer than two-fifths among men, said they read the Bible (at least once a month). "
poll - say abortion should be generally available USA - 42.00% - - 1998 Leo, John (columnist for U.S. News & World Report). "At last, the sexual counterrevolution " in Dallas Morning News (Saturday, March 6, 1999); pg. 31A. "Last year, Yankelovich Partners Inc. reported a six-point drop in approval (down to 42%) for the statement that 'the right of a woman to have an abortion is acceptable in today's society.' "
poll - say abortion should be generally available USA - college freshmen - 64.90% - - 1990 Leo, John (columnist for U.S. News & World Report). "At last, the sexual counterrevolution " in Dallas Morning News (Saturday, March 6, 1999); pg. 31A. "Another sign of slippage in support for abortion shows up in UCLA's annual national survey of the attitudes of college freshmen. Support for legal abortion slipped for the sixth year in a row. In 1990 it was 64.9%. Now, it is a bare majority, 50.9% "
poll - say abortion should be generally available USA - college freshmen - 50.90% - - 1999 Leo, John (columnist for U.S. News & World Report). "At last, the sexual counterrevolution " in Dallas Morning News (Saturday, March 6, 1999); pg. 31A. "Another sign of slippage in support for abortion shows up in UCLA's annual national survey of the attitudes of college freshmen. Support for legal abortion slipped for the sixth year in a row. In 1990 it was 64.9%. Now, it is a bare majority, 50.9% "
poll - say abortion should be generally available USA - women - 28.00% - - 1999 Leo, John (columnist for U.S. News & World Report). "At last, the sexual counterrevolution " in Dallas Morning News (Saturday, March 6, 1999); pg. 31A. "A poll conduced by Ms. Wattleton's new group, the Center for Gender Equality, found that 53% of Americn women think abortion should be allowed only after rape or incest, to save a woman's life, or not at all. Only 28% said abortion should be generally available. "
poll - say religion fairly important to them Australia - 33.00% - - 1976 Social Indicators 1976: Selected Data on Social Conditions & Trends in the U.S.. Census Bureau, U.S. Dept. of Commerce: Washington, D.C. (Dec. 1977). [Orig. source: American Institute of Public Opinion (Gallup Poll), Religion in America, 1976.]; pg. 555. Table: "Importance of Religious Beliefs in Selected Countries: 1975-76 "; Respondents who say their religious beliefs are: (1) Not at all important, (2) Not too important, (3) Fairly important, (4) Very important.
poll - say religion fairly important to them Benelux - 30.00% - - 1976 Social Indicators 1976: Selected Data on Social Conditions & Trends in the U.S.. Census Bureau, U.S. Dept. of Commerce: Washington, D.C. (Dec. 1977). [Orig. source: American Institute of Public Opinion (Gallup Poll), Religion in America, 1976.]; pg. 555. Table: "Importance of Religious Beliefs in Selected Countries: 1975-76 "; Respondents who say their religious beliefs are: (1) Not at all important, (2) Not too important, (3) Fairly important, (4) Very important. [Benelux=Belgium, Luxembourgh, & Netherlands]
poll - say religion fairly important to them Canada - 36.00% - - 1976 Social Indicators 1976: Selected Data on Social Conditions & Trends in the U.S.. Census Bureau, U.S. Dept. of Commerce: Washington, D.C. (Dec. 1977). [Orig. source: American Institute of Public Opinion (Gallup Poll), Religion in America, 1976.]; pg. 555. Table: "Importance of Religious Beliefs in Selected Countries: 1975-76 "; Respondents who say their religious beliefs are: (1) Not at all important, (2) Not too important, (3) Fairly important, (4) Very important.
poll - say religion fairly important to them France - 33.00% - - 1976 Social Indicators 1976: Selected Data on Social Conditions & Trends in the U.S.. Census Bureau, U.S. Dept. of Commerce: Washington, D.C. (Dec. 1977). [Orig. source: American Institute of Public Opinion (Gallup Poll), Religion in America, 1976.]; pg. 555. Table: "Importance of Religious Beliefs in Selected Countries: 1975-76 "; Respondents who say their religious beliefs are: (1) Not at all important, (2) Not too important, (3) Fairly important, (4) Very important.
poll - say religion fairly important to them Germany, West - 30.00% - - 1976 Social Indicators 1976: Selected Data on Social Conditions & Trends in the U.S.. Census Bureau, U.S. Dept. of Commerce: Washington, D.C. (Dec. 1977). [Orig. source: American Institute of Public Opinion (Gallup Poll), Religion in America, 1976.]; pg. 555. Table: "Importance of Religious Beliefs in Selected Countries: 1975-76 "; Respondents who say their religious beliefs are: (1) Not at all important, (2) Not too important, (3) Fairly important, (4) Very important.
poll - say religion fairly important to them Italy - 42.00% - - 1976 Social Indicators 1976: Selected Data on Social Conditions & Trends in the U.S.. Census Bureau, U.S. Dept. of Commerce: Washington, D.C. (Dec. 1977). [Orig. source: American Institute of Public Opinion (Gallup Poll), Religion in America, 1976.]; pg. 555. Table: "Importance of Religious Beliefs in Selected Countries: 1975-76 "; Respondents who say their religious beliefs are: (1) Not at all important, (2) Not too important, (3) Fairly important, (4) Very important.
poll - say religion fairly important to them Japan - 34.00% - - 1976 Social Indicators 1976: Selected Data on Social Conditions & Trends in the U.S.. Census Bureau, U.S. Dept. of Commerce: Washington, D.C. (Dec. 1977). [Orig. source: American Institute of Public Opinion (Gallup Poll), Religion in America, 1976.]; pg. 555. Table: "Importance of Religious Beliefs in Selected Countries: 1975-76 "; Respondents who say their religious beliefs are: (1) Not at all important, (2) Not too important, (3) Fairly important, (4) Very important.


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