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Table 3 Cross-tabulation of parent and child religious membership

From: Family Structure, Market Competition and Local Culture: The Mechanisms of Religious mobility beyond Christianity

  No Religion Buddhism Daoism Christianity Other religions Total number
Father’s religious affiliation
 No Religion 42.62% 14.54% 13.87% 3.00% 25.97% 901
 Buddhism 4.27% 71.71% 8.08% 1.12% 14.82% 1336
 Daoism 1.52% 1.77% 92.55% 0.88% 3.28% 792
 Christianity 9.21% 8.89% 7.62% 58.73% 15.56% 315
 Other religions 2.13% 4.48% 5.48% .59% 87.32% 2389
 Total percent 9.30% 21.59% 19.55% 4.33% 45.23% 5733
Mother’s religious affiliation
 No Religion 33.07% 20.42% 15.09% 3.44% 27.97% 901
 Buddhism 1.50% 76.50% 7.19% 1.12% 13.70% 1336
 Daoism 0.25% 2.53% 93.06% 1.01% 3.16% 792
 Christianity 4.76% 8.57% 7.94% 61.90% 16.83% 315
 Other religions 1.26% 5.27% 5.11% 0.88% 87.48% 2389
 Total percent 6.37% 24.05% 19.47% 4.71% 45.40% 5733