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CIRP Survey: Students' Religious Preference
 
CIRP Freshman Survey
Table 7A: Students' Religious Preference
  Miami University - Historical Trends   Current Results: 2013
2009 2010 2011 2012   Miami University Public Universities - High Selectivity
Your current religious preference
  Baptist
4.3% 4.3% 4.0% 3.2%   3.3% 4.2%
Buddhist 0.7% 0.6% 0.7% 0.5%   0.4% 1.4%
Church of Christ 5.0% 5.0% 4.4% 5.3%   4.4% 3.3%
Eastern Orthodox 0.7% 0.8% 1.0% 0.8%   0.9% 1.0%
Episcopalian 2.3% 1.9% 2.3% 1.8%   1.6% 1.3%
Hindu 0.8% 0.6% 0.5% 0.4%   0.8% 1.5%
Jewish 3.6% 4.5% 3.8% 3.2%   3.5% 7.0%
LDS (Mormon) 0.1% 0.1% 0.0% 0.2%   0.1% 0.1%
Lutheran 5.0% 4.9% 4.9% 4.0%   5.0% 2.9%
Methodist 7.5% 7.1% 7.2% 7.4%   5.3% 4.1%
Muslim 0.1% 0.2% 0.4% 0.4%   0.4% 1.1%
Presbyterian 4.9% 4.7% 5.1% 4.2%   4.8% 3.9%
Quaker 0.2% 0.2% 0.1% 0.0%   0.2% 0.2%
Roman Catholic 37.0% 36.5% 34.0% 35.8%   34.9% 26.7%
Seventh Day Adventist 0.2% 0.2% 0.0% 0.0%   0.1% 0.2%
United Church of Christ/Congregational 1.0% 0.7% 0.8% 1.0%   1.0% 0.5%
Other Christian 10.4% 9.5% 10.5% 11.1%   12.2% 9.8%
Other Religion 1.5% 1.5% 1.7% 1.4%   2.0% 2.2%
None 14.6% 16.6% 18.5% 19.3%   19.4% 28.6%
Father's current religious preference
  Baptist
4.7% 5.3% 4.9% 3.8%   3.9% 4.8%
Buddhist 0.5% 0.7% 0.7% 0.5%   0.6% 2.1%
Church of Christ 4.5% 4.8% 5.5% 5.3%   4.7% 3.7%
Eastern Orthodox 1.0% 1.2% 1.2% 0.9%   0.9% 1.2%
Episcopalian 2.2% 2.6% 2.4% 2.0%   2.0% 1.7%
Hindu 0.9% 0.5% 0.6% 0.5%   0.8% 1.9%
Jewish 4.9% 5.1% 4.8% 3.8%   4.2% 7.9%
LDS (Mormon) 0.1% 0.1% 0.1% 0.1%   0.1% 0.2%
Lutheran 6.2% 5.4% 5.4% 5.0%   5.9% 3.7%
Methodist 8.5% 7.8% 7.9% 8.6%   6.0% 4.6%
Muslim 0.2% 0.4% 0.5% 0.5%   0.5% 1.5%
Presbyterian 6.3% 5.3% 5.1% 4.8%   5.6% 4.4%
Quaker 0.2% 0.3% 0.2% 0.1%   0.2% 0.2%
Roman Catholic 38.9% 39.3% 36.4% 38.2%   37.6% 30.8%
Seventh Day Adventist 0.3% 0.2% 0.1% 0.2%   0.3% 0.3%
United Church of Christ/Congregational 1.0% 1.0% 0.9% 0.9%   0.8% 0.5%
Other Christian 9.8% 8.0% 9.0% 11.1%   11.5% 10.2%
Other Religion 1.0% 1.1% 1.1% 1.0%   1.3% 1.8%
None 8.8% 10.9% 13.1% 12.7%   13.2% 18.3%
Mother's current religious preference
  Baptist
5.5% 4.7% 4.9% 4.0%   3.8% 5.2%
Buddhist 0.5% 0.5% 0.6% 0.8%   0.6% 2.4%
Church of Christ 5.6% 5.3% 5.6% 6.0%   5.1% 4.3%
Eastern Orthodox 0.7% 1.1% 1.0% 0.9%   1.1% 1.2%
Episcopalian 3.2% 2.6% 2.9% 2.2%   2.1% 1.9%
Hindu 0.8% 0.5% 0.6% 0.5%   0.9% 2.0%
Jewish 3.7% 4.3% 4.3% 3.2%   3.4% 7.6%
LDS (Mormon) 0.2% 0.1% 0.2% 0.2%   0.0% 0.2%
Lutheran 6.2% 5.3% 5.4% 5.1%   6.1% 4.0%
Methodist 9.0% 9.2% 8.9% 9.3%   7.0% 5.2%
Muslim 0.1% 0.4% 0.7% 0.6%   0.3% 1.3%
Presbyterian 6.4% 5.5% 5.7% 5.4%   6.0% 4.8%
Quaker 0.2% 0.2% 0.1% 0.0%   0.1% 0.2%
Roman Catholic 40.7% 40.5% 37.6% 39.6%   39.1% 32.9%
Seventh Day Adventist 0.2% 0.2% 0.1% 0.0%   0.3% 0.3%
United Church of Christ/Congregational 1.0% 1.2% 1.0% 1.1%   1.1% 0.7%
Other Christian 10.1% 8.9% 10.1% 11.4%   12.9% 10.9%
Other Religion 0.9% 1.1% 1.0% 1.1%   1.3% 1.8%
None 5.0% 8.3% 9.0% 8.6%   8.8% 13.1%

 

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