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Sense of the FaithfulHow American Catholics Live Their Faith$

Jerome P. Baggett

Print publication date: 2008

Print ISBN-13: 9780195326956

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2009

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326956.001.0001

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(p.241) APPENDIX A Sense of the Faithful

(p.241) APPENDIX A Sense of the Faithful

A Sociological Snapshot

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Sense of the Faithful
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THE DATA HERE REPRESENT THE 301 PARISHIONERS SURVEYED FOR THIS study. With the exception of fourteen people at Saint Augustine and thirty at Saint Louis Bertrand, each parishioner also agreed to an in-depth interview. Due to rounding off, not all of the percentages add up to 100.

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#

%

Parish membership

St. Mary–St. Francis

44

15

St. Louis Bertrand

72

24

St. Monica

45

15

St. Augustine

59

20

St. Margaret Mary

40

13

Most Holy Redeemer

41

14

Sex

Female

184

61

Male

117

39

Age

Under 40

57

19

40–59

142

47

60 and over

102

34

Race/Ethnicity

White

168

56

Hispanic

62

21

African American

35

12

Asian/Pacific Islander

33

11

Other

3

1

Marital status

Married

181

60

Never married

49

16

Partnered

22

7

Divorced/separated

24

8

Widowed

22

7

No response

3

1

Educational level

Some high school or less

24

8

High school diploma

27

9

Some college/vocational school

52

17

College degree

88

29

Some graduate school

23

8

Graduate/professional degree

87

29

Employment status

Full-time

122

41

Part-time

58

19

Unemployed

33

11

Retired

85

28

No response

3

1

Socioeconomic status

Under $50,000

105

35

$50,000–$99,999

89

30

$100,000–$149,999

46

15

$150,000 and over

43

14

No response

18

6