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Table 1 Mass attendance and importance of religion in life at interview (column %)

From: The end of “Catholic” sexuality in Italy?

  Gender of the respondent
Male Female
2000 2017 2000 2017
Mass attendance
 Never 28.3 53.9 13.6 36.9
 Sometimes during the year 35.7 32.3 35.0 40.0
 Once a month 8.4 3.6 9.2 6.3
 2–3 times a month 10.3 4.1 13.7 6.5
 Once a week or more 17.3 6.1 28.5 10.3
 Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Importance of religion
 Not 13.6 31.8 4.6 19.0
 Little 25.9 34.5 19.9 33.6
 Fairly 42.0 25.4 47.1 35.0
 Very 18.5 8.3 28.4 12.4
 Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
  1. Source: authors’ elaboration on SIS and SELFY surveys data