Arts and Religion Survey, 1999

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All frequencies weighted by 2) WEIGHT
1) [SEQUENTIAL RECORD ID] (CASEID)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL423713764.66446.13
2) [WEIGHT] (WEIGHT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL276.937168.723
3) Are you currently working full-time, part-time, going to school, keeping house, or what? (EMP_STAT)
TOTAL%
1) Working Full-Time21336750.4
2) Working Part-Time413509.8
3) Unemployed, Laid Off, Looking For Work153493.6
4) Retired6580015.5
5) In School185514.4
6) Keeping House4424210.4
7) Other113802.7
8) Don't Know, Refused136743.2
TOTAL423713100.0
4) [IF WORKING FULL- OR PART-TIME IN VARIABLE EMP_STAT] How many hours do you work in a typical week? (EMP_HRS)
TOTAL%
1) 00-0962202.5
2) 10-1991413.6
3) 20-29174326.9
4) 30-39232079.2
5) 40-4912626549.9
6) 50-593956215.6
7) 60-69233759.2
8) 70-7951632
9) 80 or More Hours29211.2
Missing170427 
TOTAL253286100.0
5) [IF WORKING FULL- OR PART-TIME IN VARIABLE EMP_STAT] How long have you been working in your present place of employment? (EMP_YRS)
TOTAL%
1) Less Than a Year4529917.8
2) 1 to 2 Years5366621.1
3) 3 to 5 Years5232820.5
4) 6 to 10 Years4140616.3
5) More Than 10 Years5957123.4
6) Don't Know, Refused24471
Missing168996 
TOTAL254717100.0
6) [IF WORKING FULL- OR PART-TIME IN VARIABLE EMP_STAT] How many different lines of work have you been in - not counting jobs while you were growing up? (EMP_LINE)
TOTAL%
1) One4578918
2) Two6910927.1
3) Three6454625.3
4) Four2540310
5) Five188107.4
6) Six86183.4
7) Seven55252.2
8) Eight or More127405
9) Don't Know, Refused41771.6
Missing168996 
TOTAL254717100.0
7) [IF WORKING FULL- OR PART-TIME IN VARIABLE EMP_STAT] Most days, when you get home from work, how much energy do you have left for other things - A lot, a little, hardly any, or none? (EMP_NRGY)
TOTAL%
1) A Lot5300020.8
2) A Little13376652.5
3) Hardly Any5116420.1
4) None144685.7
5) Don't Know, Refused2319.9
Missing168996 
TOTAL254717100.0
8) [IF WORKING FULL- OR PART-TIME IN VARIABLE EMP_STAT] How predictable is your daily work schedule - Would you say very predictable, fairly predictable, or very unpredictable? (EMP_PRED)
TOTAL%
1) Very Predictable6725926.4
2) Fairly Predictable10226240.1
3) Fairly Unpredictable4793718.8
4) Very Unpredictable3523613.8
5) Don't Know, Refused2023.8
Missing168996 
TOTAL254717100.0
9) [IF WORKING FULL- OR PART-TIME IN VARIABLE EMP_STAT] Are the people you have contact with through your work mostly from your own community or from other places? (EMP_CONT)
TOTAL%
1) Mostly From Own Community9017035.4
2) Mostly From Other Places15171359.6
3) Other (Volunteered)69502.7
4) Don't Know, Refused58842.3
Missing168996 
TOTAL254717100.0
10) What is the LAST grade or class that you COMPLETED in school? (EDUC)
TOTAL%
1) None, or Grade 1-8198714.7
2) High School Incomplete, Grades 9-115391012.7
3) High School Graduate, Grade 12 or GED12364429.2
4) Business, Technical or Vocational School220295.2
5) Some College, No 4 Year Degree11081026.2
6) College Graduate5862213.8
7) Post-Graduate Training or Professional School315857.5
8) Don't Know973.2
9) Refused2269.5
TOTAL423713100.0
11) What is your age? (AGE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL42371345.4718.55
12) Are you currently married, widowed, divorced, separated, or have you never been married? (MAR_STAT)
TOTAL%
1) Married22329352.7
2) Widowed364928.6
3) Divorced4783511.3
4) Separated161143.8
5) Never Married9797923.1
6) Don't Know, Refused2000.5
TOTAL423713100.0
13) [IF MARRIED IN VARIABLE MAR_STAT] Have you ever been divorced or separated? (MAR_DIV)
TOTAL%
1) Yes5385624.1
2) No16895775.7
3) Don't Know, Refused480.2
Missing200420 
TOTAL223293100.0
14) [IF MARRIED IN VARIABLE MAR_STAT] Is your spouse working full-time, part-time, going to school, keeping house, or what? (SPOU_EMP)
TOTAL%
1) Woking Full-Time12780457.2
2) Working Part-Time201059
3) With a Job, But Not at Work Because of Temporary Illness, Vacation, or Strike1007.5
4) Unemployed, Laid Off, Looking For Work1654.7
5) Retired3025013.5
6) In School1798.8
7) Keeping House2698012.1
8) Other42151.9
9) Don't Know, Refused94804.2
Missing200420 
TOTAL223293100.0
15) Last year, what was your total family income from all sources, before taxes? (FAM_INC)
TOTAL%
1) Less Than $10,000420329.9
2) $10,000 to Under $20,0006056414.3
3) $20,000 to Under $30,0005533213.1
4) $30,000 to Under $50,0008886221
5) $50,000 to Under $75,0007128016.8
6) $75,000 to Under $100,000336797.9
7) $100,000 to Under $150,000143833.4
8) $150,000 or More3952.9
9) Don't Know, Refused5362912.7
TOTAL423713100.0
16) How many children have you ever had? (Include all that were born alive, including any from a previous marriage.) (NO_KIDS1)
TOTAL%
1) None11409727.3
2) One6543415.6
3) Two10339824.7
4) Three6779716.2
5) Four314897.5
6) Five191764.6
7) Six60081.4
8) Seven52561.3
9) Eight or More59861.4
Missing5072 
TOTAL418641100.0
17) How many children are currently living at home? (NO_KIDS2)
TOTAL%
1) None12755841.9
2) One7773025.5
3) Two5942619.5
4) Three299439.8
5) Four59371.9
6) Five34261.1
7) Six313.1
8) Seven374.1
Missing119006 
TOTAL304707100.0
18) Are you, yourself, of Hispanic or Latino background, such as Mexican, Puerto Rican, Cuban, or some other Spanish background? (RACEHISP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes391549.2
2) No38212990.2
3) Don't Know, Refused2430.6
TOTAL423713100.0
19) What is your race? Are you white, black, Asian, or some other race? (RACE)
TOTAL%
1) White33958780.1
2) Black or African American4842911.4
3) Asian84552
4) Other or mixed race228455.4
5) Don't Know, Refused43971
TOTAL423713100.0
20) Were you born in the United States or in another country? (YOU_BORN)
TOTAL%
1) United States39462093.1
2) Other Country285406.7
3) Don't Know, Refused553.1
TOTAL423713100.0
21) Was your mother born in the United States or in another country? (MOM_BORN)
TOTAL%
1) United States37288488
2) Other Country4860811.5
3) Don't Know, Refused2221.5
TOTAL423713100.0
22) [INTERVIEWER RECORD GENDER:] (SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Male20067347.4
2) Female22304052.6
TOTAL423713100.0
23) About how many hours do you spend reading each day, counting newspapers, magazines, and books, but not counting reading you may do at work? (HRS_READ)
TOTAL%
0) None, Do Not Read216095.3
1) One Hour or Less20167149.5
2) More Than One Hour to Two Hours10349825.4
3) More Than Two Hours to Three Hours4402810.8
4) More Than Three Hours to Four Hours194234.8
5) More Than Four Hours to Six Hours98162.4
6) More Than Six Hours74691.8
Missing16199 
TOTAL407514100.0
24) About how many hours a day do you watch television? (HRS_TV)
TOTAL%
0) None, Do Not Watch104062.5
1) One Hour or Less7423718
2) More Than One Hour to Two Hours9968024.2
3) More Than Two Hours to Three Hours9402322.8
4) More Than Three Hours to Four Hours6037314.6
5) More Than Four Hours to Six Hours4388510.6
6) More Than Six Hours298847.2
Missing11225 
TOTAL412488100.0
25) Approximately how many hours do you spend volunteering each week? (HRS_VOL)
TOTAL%
0) None, Do Not Volunteer25663661.1
1) One Hour or Less5340512.7
2) More Than One Hour to Two Hours364878.7
3) More Than Two Hours to Three Hours184744.4
4) More Than Three Hours to Four Hours124553
5) More Than Four Hours to Six Hours135093.2
6) More Than Six Hours292757
Missing3472 
TOTAL420241100.0
26) How much do you personally admire people in each of these lines of work - A great deal, a fair amount, only a little, or none? - Clergy (AD_CLERG)
TOTAL%
1) A Great Deal21636951.1
2) A Fair Amount13752732.5
3) Only a Little367578.7
4) None214255.1
5) Don't Know, Refused116352.7
TOTAL423713100.0
27) How much do you personally admire people in each of these lines of work - A great deal, a fair amount, only a little, or none? - Artists (AD_ARTIS)
TOTAL%
1) A Great Deal13012130.7
2) A Fair Amount19297945.5
3) Only a Little6047814.3
4) None275066.5
5) Don't Know, Refused126293
TOTAL423713100.0
28) How much do you personally admire people in each of these lines of work - A great deal, a fair amount, only a little, or none? - Scientists (AD_SCIEN)
TOTAL%
1) A Great Deal20837049.2
2) A Fair Amount14595434.4
3) Only a Little375308.9
4) None175644.1
5) Don't Know, Refused142953.4
TOTAL423713100.0
29) How much do you personally admire people in each of these lines of work - A great deal, a fair amount, only a little, or none? - Politicians (AD_POLIT)
TOTAL%
1) A Great Deal214035.1
2) A Fair Amount9376522.1
3) Only a Little16114238
4) None13959832.9
5) Don't Know, Refused78051.8
TOTAL423713100.0
30) How much do you personally admire people in each of these lines of work - A great deal, a fair amount, only a little, or none? - Lawyers (AD_LAWYE)
TOTAL%
1) A Great Deal4343910.3
2) A Fair Amount13889532.8
3) Only a Little14479234.2
4) None8705220.5
5) Don't Know, Refused95352.3
TOTAL423713100.0
31) How much do you personally admire people in each of these lines of work - A great deal, a fair amount, only a little, or none? - Musicians (AD_MUSIC)
TOTAL%
1) A Great Deal16632939.3
2) A Fair Amount19203445.3
3) Only a Little4219810
4) None142663.4
5) Don't Know, Refused88862.1
TOTAL423713100.0
32) How much do you personally admire people in each of these lines of work - A great deal, a fair amount, only a little, or none? - Writers (AD_WRITE)
TOTAL%
1) A Great Deal18115042.8
2) A Fair Amount16769339.6
3) Only a Little421299.9
4) None200774.7
5) Don't Know, Refused126643
TOTAL423713100.0
33) How much do you personally admire people in each of these lines of work - A great deal, a fair amount, only a little, or none? - Teachers (AD_TEACH)
TOTAL%
1) A Great Deal28265766.7
2) A Fair Amount11144026.3
3) Only a Little195204.6
4) None67821.6
5) Don't Know, Refused3314.8
TOTAL423713100.0
34) How much do you personally admire people in each of these lines of work - A great deal, a fair amount, only a little, or none? - Nurses (AD_NURSE)
TOTAL%
1) A Great Deal29761170.2
2) A Fair Amount10455024.7
3) Only a Little145903.4
4) None42041
5) Don't Know, Refused2758.7
TOTAL423713100.0
35) Here are some statements. For each one, please tell me whether you strongly agree, agree somewhat, disagree somewhat, or strongly disagree. - Most artists nowadays will do anything just to make money. (RT_MONEY)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly Disagree5358812.6
2) Disagree11699527.6
3) Agree14963835.3
4) Strongly Agree6920116.3
5) Don't Know, Refused342918.1
TOTAL423713100.0
36) Here are some statements. For each one, please tell me whether you strongly agree, agree somewhat, disagree somewhat, or strongly disagree. - Most artists are sincerely trying to express something that they feel deep inside themselves. (RT_EXPRS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly Disagree161523.8
2) Disagree349268.2
3) Agree21110449.8
4) Strongly Agree13182531.1
5) Don't Know, Refused297067
TOTAL423713100.0
37) Here are some statements. For each one, please tell me whether you strongly agree, agree somewhat, disagree somewhat, or strongly disagree. - Most of the art one sees in galleries and museums is dishonoring to God. (RT_DSHON)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly Disagree12074828.5
2) Disagree14877435.1
3) Agree5580613.2
4) Strongly Agree258686.1
5) Don't Know, Refused7251717.1
TOTAL423713100.0
38) Here are some statements. For each one, please tell me whether you strongly agree, agree somewhat, disagree somewhat, or strongly disagree. - Most of the music one hears on the radio these days is harmful to our young people. (RT_HMYTH)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly Disagree6380715.1
2) Disagree11989928.3
3) Agree12717630
4) Strongly Agree9435622.3
5) Don't Know, Refused184754.4
TOTAL423713100.0
39) Here are some statements. For each one, please tell me whether you strongly agree, agree somewhat, disagree somewhat, or strongly disagree. - Art and music do a good job of expressing the pain that many people experience in their personal lives. (RT_PAIN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly Disagree220895.2
2) Disagree4759611.2
3) Agree20148247.6
4) Strongly Agree12076828.5
5) Don't Know, Refused317787.5
TOTAL423713100.0
40) If we think of the arts as including painting, sculpture, music of all kinds, dance, theater, and creative literature, how important would you say the arts are to you in your own life? (IMPORTNT)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely Important6815916.3
2) Very Important11117526.5
3) Fairly Important15508337
4) Not Very Important6258014.9
5) Not At All Important218385.2
Missing4878 
TOTAL418835100.0
41) Do any of your relatives have a special interest in the arts? (INT_REL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes19681146.4
2) No21781751.4
3) Don't Know, Refused90852.1
TOTAL423713100.0
42) Do any of your friends have a special intrest in the arts? (INT_FRND)
TOTAL%
1) Yes20528648.4
2) No20827649.2
3) Don't Know, Refused101512.4
TOTAL423713100.0
43) How often, if ever, do you go to church, synagogue, or some other place of worship? Would you say every week, almost every week, once or twice a month, a few times a year, or never? (OFT_ATT)
TOTAL%
1) Every Week13061430.8
2) Almost Every Week381429
3) Once or Twice a Month5413012.8
4) A Few Times a Year11978928.3
5) Never7891118.6
6) Don't Know, Refused2127.5
TOTAL423713100.0
44) What is your religious preference? - Protestant, Roman Catholic, Jewish, or some other religion? (REL_PREF)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant22533653.2
2) Roman Catholic10982025.9
3) Jewish55431.3
4) Mormon66851.6
5) Orthodox Church2615.6
6) Muslim1899.4
7) Other217375.1
8) No Preference, Atheist, Agnostic392439.3
9) Don't Know, Refused108352.6
TOTAL423713100.0
45) [IF PROTESTANT FOR VARIABLE REL_PREF] What specific denomination or faith is that [current religious preference]? (Group A) (PROT_A)
TOTAL%
0) Missouri Synod Lutheran50174.9
1) Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (Mormon)563.5
2) Southern Baptist Convention3984038.7
3) American Baptist Convention71436.9
4) National Baptist Convention of America719.7
5) National Baptist Convention, USA846.8
6) Other Baptist (specified)1491614.5
7) Baptist, Don't Know Denomination2213921.5
8) Episcopalian53195.2
9) Evengelical Lutheran Church in America64796.3
Missing320732 
TOTAL102981100.0
46) [IF PROTESTANT FOR VARIABLE REL_PREF] What specific denomination or faith is that [current religious preference]? (Group B) (PROT_B)
TOTAL%
0) Presbyterian Church in America9111.7
1) Other Lutheran (specified)41627.6
2) Lutheran, Don't Know Denomination54689.9
3) United Methodist Church2197439.9
4) A.M.E. Zion Church446.8
5) A.M.E. Church15672.8
6) Other Methodist (specified)12872.3
7) Methodist, Don't Know Denomination815114.8
8) Presbyterian1006718.3
9) Presbyterian Church (USA)9801.8
Missing368700 
TOTAL55013100.0
47) [IF PROTESTANT FOR VARIABLE REL_PREF] What specific denomination or faith is that [current religious preference]? (Group C) (PROT_C)
TOTAL%
0) Other Protestant (specified)47289.6
1) Other Presbyterian (specified)7531.5
2) Presbyterian, Don't Know Denomination13912.8
3) United Church of Christ (or Congregationalist or Evangelical and Reformed)45759.2
4) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)623012.6
5) Church of Nazarene13162.7
6) Assemblies of God44769
7) Pentecostal987019.9
8) Fundamentalist7781.6
9) Nondenominational or Independent Church1537631.1
Missing374220 
TOTAL49493100.0
48) [IF PROTESTANT FOR VARIABLE REL_PREF] What specific denomination or faith is that [current religious preference]? (Group D) (PROT_D)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant Unspecified685917.3
2) None of The Above1766344.6
3) Don't Know/Refused1506438.1
Missing384127 
TOTAL39586100.0
49) [IF PROTESTANT FOR VARIABLE REL_PREF] When it comes to your religious identity, would you say you are a fundamentalist, evangelical, mainline, or liberal Protestant, or do none of these describe you? (PROT_ID)
TOTAL%
1) Fundamentalist3622814.7
2) Evangelical3157012.8
3) Mainline3338513.5
4) Liberal4861819.7
5) None6384125.8
6) Other104204.2
7) Don't Know, Refused230119.3
Missing176640 
TOTAL247073100.0
50) [IF CATHOLIC FOR VARIABLE REL_PREF] When it comes to your religious identity, would you say you are a traditional, moderate, or liberal Catholic, or do none of these describe you? (CATH_ID)
TOTAL%
1) Traditional3880635.3
2) Moderate3045027.7
3) Liberal3057727.8
4) None87047.9
5) Other173.2
6) Don't Know, Refused11101
Missing313893 
TOTAL109820100.0
51) In what religion were you raised? (REL_RAIS)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant22182252.4
2) Roman Catholic12874730.4
3) Jewish71731.7
4) Mormon71291.7
5) Orthodox Church3459.8
6) Muslim1382.3
7) Other148323.5
8) No Preference, Atheist, Agnostic209815
9) Don't Know, Refused181884.3
TOTAL423713100.0
52) [IF PROTESTANT FOR VARIABLE REL_RAIS] What specific denomination or faith is that [in which you were raised]? (Group A) (PROTR_A)
TOTAL%
0) Missouri Synod Lutheran62655.7
1) Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (Mormon)563.5
2) Southern Baptist Convention4907844.9
3) American Baptist Convention55955.1
4) National Baptist Convention of America11891.1
5) National Baptist Convention, USA13411.2
6) Other Baptist (specified)1116610.2
7) Baptist, Don't Know Denomination2458722.5
8) Episcopalian43754
9) Evengelical Lutheran Church in America51864.7
Missing314368 
TOTAL109345100.0
53) [IF PROTESTANT FOR VARIABLE REL_RAIS] What specific denomination or faith is that [in which you were raised]? (Group B) (PROTR_B)
TOTAL%
0) Presbyterian Church in America8691.5
1) Other Lutheran (specified)50928.7
2) Lutheran, Don't Know Denomination743312.7
3) United Methodist Church2336940
4) A.M.E. Zion Church00
5) A.M.E. Church10191.7
6) Other Methodist (specified)6221.1
7) Methodist, Don't Know Denomination782713.4
8) Presbyterian934216
9) Presbyterian Church (USA)28454.9
Missing365295 
TOTAL58418100.0
54) [IF PROTESTANT FOR VARIABLE REL_RAIS] What specific denomination or faith is that [in which you were raised]? (Group C) (PROTR_C)
TOTAL%
0) Other Protestant (specified)375010.1
1) Other Presbyterian (specified)7532
2) Presbyterian, Don't Know Denomination29868.1
3) United Church of Christ (or Congregationalist or Evangelical and Reformed)546114.8
4) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)671418.1
5) Church of Nazarene10652.9
6) Assemblies of God31328.5
7) Pentecostal716519.4
8) Fundamentalist7652.1
9) Nondenominational or Independent Church521114.1
Missing386711 
TOTAL37002100.0
55) [IF PROTESTANT FOR VARIABLE REL_RAIS] What specific denomination or faith is that [in which you were raised]? (Group D) (PROTR_D)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant Unspecified731722.9
2) None of The Above1148036
3) Don't Know,Refused1309241.1
Missing391824 
TOTAL31889100.0
56) When you were growing up, how often did you attend religious services? Every week, almost every week, once or twice a month, a few times a year, or never? (ATT_CHLD)
TOTAL%
1) Every Week25131159.3
2) Almost Every Week7521417.8
3) Once or Twice a Month340488
4) A Few Times a Year419339.9
5) Never177374.2
6) Don't Know, Refused3470.8
TOTAL423713100.0
57) When you were growing up, did you ever have a mysterious encounter such as seeing an angel or a spirit? (MYST_ENC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes6164114.5
2) No35779784.4
3) Don't Know, Refused42751
TOTAL423713100.0
58) As an adult, have you ever shopped around for a church or synagogue - That is, gone to different churches or synagogues or other places of worship in order to compare and decide which one you wanted to attend regularly? (SHOP_CH)
TOTAL%
1) Yes15906637.5
2) NO26196761.8
3) Don't Know, Refused2680.6
TOTAL423713100.0
59) Have you ever attended religious services at a synagogue? (ATT_SYNA)
TOTAL%
1) Yes7468417.6
2) No34353581.1
3) Don't Know, Refused54941.3
TOTAL423713100.0
60) Have you ever attended religious services at a mosque? (ATT_MOSQ)
TOTAL%
1) Yes160383.8
2) No40169294.8
3) Don't Know, Refused59831.4
TOTAL423713100.0
61) Have you ever attended religious services at a Hindu temple? (ATT_HIND)
TOTAL%
1) Yes147703.5
2) No39943294.3
3) Don't Know, Refused95112.2
TOTAL423713100.0
62) Do you know anyone personally who is Muslim? (KNO_MUSL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes11428027
2) No30082771
3) Don't Know, Refused86062
TOTAL423713100.0
63) Do you know anyone personally who is Hindu? (KNO_HNDU)
TOTAL%
1) Yes5893613.9
2) No35294583.3
3) Don't Know, Refused118322.8
TOTAL423713100.0
64) Do you know anyone personally who is Buddhist? (KNO_BUDH)
TOTAL%
1) Yes7660918.1
2) No33668879.5
3) Don't Know, Refused104162.5
TOTAL423713100.0
65) Do you know anyone personally who is Jewish? (KNO_JEW)
TOTAL%
1) Yes25130559.3
2) No16353338.6
3) Don't Know, Refused88752.1
TOTAL423713100.0
66) On a scale from 1 to 6, where "1" is "very conservative" and "6" is "very liberal," where would you place yourself in terms of your religious views? (REL_SCAL)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL4237133.821.79
67) On a scale from 1 to 6, where "1" is "very conservative" and "6" is "very liberal," where would you place yourself in terms of your political views? (POL_SCAL)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL4237133.831.80
68) Do you mostly agree or mostly disagree with each of the following statements? - My religious beliefs are very personal and private. (SP_PRIV)
TOTAL%
1) Agree30314971.5
2) Disagree10915725.8
3) Don't Know, Refused114072.7
TOTAL423713100.0
69) Do you mostly agree or mostly disagree with each of the following statements? - My spirituality does not depend on being involved in a religious organization. (SP_NOORG)
TOTAL%
1) Agree29641870
2) Disagree11128926.3
3) Don't Know, Refused160063.8
TOTAL423713100.0
70) Do you mostly agree or mostly disagree with each of the following statements? - The clergy are generally no more spiritual than other people. (SP_CLERG)
TOTAL%
1) Agree17559341.4
2) Disagree20851749.2
3) Don't Know, Refused396039.3
TOTAL423713100.0
71) Do you mostly agree or mostly disagree with each of the following statements? - A lot of churches are really out of date. (SP_OUTD)
TOTAL%
1) Agree17721641.8
2) Disagree17458741.2
3) Don't Know, Refused7191017
TOTAL423713100.0
72) Do you mostly agree or mostly disagree with each of the following statements? - All churches are pretty much alike. (SP_ALIKE)
TOTAL%
1) Agree11839527.9
2) Disagree27101164
3) Don't Know, Refused343078.1
TOTAL423713100.0
73) Do you mostly agree or mostly disagree with each of the following statements? - It doesn't matter what you believe, as long as you are a good person. (SP_NOMAT)
TOTAL%
1) Agree25908361.1
2) Disagree14566234.4
3) Don't Know, Refused189684.5
TOTAL423713100.0
74) Would you say you have been "born again" or have had a "born again" experience - That is, a turning point in your life when you committed yourself to Christ? (BRNAGAIN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes17598341.5
2) No23699855.9
3) Don't Know, Refused107322.5
TOTAL423713100.0
75) In your opinion, is each of the following statements about the Bible true or false? - The Bible is the inspired word of God. (BIB_INSP)
TOTAL%
1) True34727882
2) False412679.7
3) Don't Know, Refused351688.3
TOTAL423713100.0
76) In your opinion, is each of the following statements about the Bible true or false? - Everything in the Bible should be taken literally, word for word. (BIB_LIT)
TOTAL%
1) True14914935.2
2) False23990556.6
3) Don't Know, Refused346598.2
TOTAL423713100.0
77) In your opinion, is each of the following statements about the Bible true or false? - The Bible may contain historical or scientific errors. (BIB_ERR)
TOTAL%
1) True22721653.6
2) False13584632.1
3) Don't Know, Refused6065114.3
TOTAL423713100.0
78) In your opinion, is each of the following statements about the Bible true or false? - The Bible is a detailed book of rules that Christians should try to follow. (BIB_FOLL)
TOTAL%
1) True32202376
2) False6293014.9
3) Don't Know, Refused387609.1
TOTAL423713100.0
79) How often do you read the Bible in your daily life when you are at home? (OFT_READ)
TOTAL%
1) Every Day5589013.2
2) Nearly Every Day354278.4
3) About Once a Week4756411.2
4) Several Times a Month307747.3
5) About Once a Month224495.3
6) Several Times a Year4691511.1
7) Hardly Ever or Never18029442.6
8) Don't Know, Refused44001
TOTAL423713100.0
80) How often do you pray? (OFT_PRAY)
TOTAL%
1) Every Day21320050.3
2) Nearly Every Day4789211.3
3) About Once a Week372088.8
4) Several Times a Month180774.3
5) About Once a Month136763.2
6) Several Times a Year233465.5
7) Hardly Ever or Never6226114.7
8) Don't Know, Refused80531.9
TOTAL423713100.0
81) How often do you meditate? (OFT_MED)
TOTAL%
1) Every Day10442824.6
2) Nearly Every Day330667.8
3) About Once a Week355688.4
4) Several Times a Month156813.7
5) About Once a Month108142.6
6) Several Times a Year127603
7) Hardly Ever or Never19200045.3
8) Don't Know, Refused193964.6
TOTAL423713100.0
82) While you pray or meditate, do you ever read the Bible? (PRY_READ)
TOTAL%
1) Yes14324533.8
2) No22945554.2
3) Don't Know, Refused5101312
TOTAL423713100.0
83) While you pray or meditate, do you ever listen to music or sing? (PRY_MED)
TOTAL%
1) Yes16317938.5
2) No20759849
3) Don't Know, Refused5293612.5
TOTAL423713100.0
84) While you pray or meditate, do you ever read a devotional guide? (PRY_DEVO)
TOTAL%
1) Yes10895525.7
2) No25905761.1
3) Don't Know, Refused5570113.1
TOTAL423713100.0
85) While you pray or meditate, do you ever read poetry or literature? (PRY_POEM)
TOTAL%
1) Yes7425317.5
2) No29461469.5
3) Don't Know, Refused5484612.9
TOTAL423713100.0
86) While you pray or meditate, do you ever light candles? (PRY_CAND)
TOTAL%
1) Yes7236817.1
2) No29765170.2
3) Don't Know, Refused5369412.7
TOTAL423713100.0
87) While you pray or meditate, do you ever look at an object, such as a cross or painting? (PRY_LOOK)
TOTAL%
1) Yes7740018.3
2) No28991968.4
3) Don't Know, Refused5639413.3
TOTAL423713100.0
88) How interested are you in each of the following - Would you say you are very interested, fairly interested, not very interested, or not at all interested? - Learning about other world religions (INT_RELG)
TOTAL%
1) Very Interested5292712.5
2) Fairly Interested13604432.1
3) Not Very Interested12232028.9
4) Not At All Interested10971425.9
5) Don't Know, Refused2708.6
TOTAL423713100.0
89) How interested are you in each of the following - Would you say you are very interested, fairly interested, not very interested, or not at all interested? - Learning more about the Bible (INT_BIBL)
TOTAL%
1) Very Interested16127738.1
2) Fairly Interested14015233.1
3) Not Very Interested6947416.4
4) Not At All Interested4914611.6
5) Don't Know, Refused3664.9
TOTAL423713100.0
90) How interested are you in each of the following - Would you say you are very interested, fairly interested, not very interested, or not at all interested? - Learning more about religious history (INT_HIST)
TOTAL%
1) Very Interested11503027.1
2) Fairly Interested15250236
3) Not Very Interested9345122.1
4) Not At All Interested5743113.6
5) Don't Know, Refused52991.3
TOTAL423713100.0
91) How interested are you in each of the following - Would you say you are very interested, fairly interested, not very interested, or not at all interested? - Learning more about spiritual direction (INT_SPIR)
TOTAL%
1) Very Interested12831430.3
2) Fairly Interested13611532.1
3) Not Very Interested9232621.8
4) Not At All Interested5825713.7
5) Don't Know, Refused87012.1
TOTAL423713100.0
92) How interested are you in each of the following - Would you say you are very interested, fairly interested, not very interested, or not at all interested? - Learning more about religious art (INT_ART)
TOTAL%
1) Very Interested4474310.6
2) Fairly Interested10906125.7
3) Not Very Interested15915037.6
4) Not At All Interested10595225
5) Don't Know, Refused48071.1
TOTAL423713100.0
93) How interested are you in each of the following - Would you say you are very interested, fairly interested, not very interested, or not at all interested? - Learning more about meditation (INT_MED)
TOTAL%
1) Very Interested6146314.5
2) Fairly Interested10900625.7
3) Not Very Interested12996030.7
4) Not At All Interested11706427.6
5) Don't Know, Refused62201.5
TOTAL423713100.0
94) Here are some things that people try to imagine. For each one, is this something that you have spent a lot of time trying to imagine, spent a little time trying to imagine, or have not tried to imagine? - What God is like (IMG_GOD)
TOTAL%
1) A Lot of Time Trying to Imagine18544443.8
2) A Little Time Trying to Imagine17106140.4
3) Not Tried to Imagine6307814.9
4) Don't Know, Refused41301
TOTAL423713100.0
95) Here are some things that people try to imagine. For each one, is this something that you have spent a lot of time trying to imagine, spent a little time trying to imagine, or have not tried to imagine? - What angels are like (IMG_ANGL)
TOTAL%
1) A Lot of Time Trying to Imagine14026833.1
2) A Little Time Trying to Imagine17656241.7
3) Not Tried to Imagine10316724.3
4) Don't Know, Refused3716.9
TOTAL423713100.0
96) Here are some things that people try to imagine. For each one, is this something that you have spent a lot of time trying to imagine, spent a little time trying to imagine, or have not tried to imagine? - The feminine characteristics of God (IMG_FEM)
TOTAL%
1) A Lot of Time Trying to Imagine362338.6
2) A Little Time Trying to Imagine7447817.6
3) Not Tried to Imagine30139671.1
4) Don't Know, Refused116062.7
TOTAL423713100.0
97) Here are some things that people try to imagine. For each one, is this something that you have spent a lot of time trying to imagine, spent a little time trying to imagine, or have not tried to imagine? - What heaven is like (IMG_HEVN)
TOTAL%
1) A Lot of Time Trying to Imagine21511050.8
2) A Little Time Trying to Imagine13707532.4
3) Not Tried to Imagine6763916
4) Don't Know, Refused3889.9
TOTAL423713100.0
98) Here are some things that people try to imagine. For each one, is this something that you have spent a lot of time trying to imagine, spent a little time trying to imagine, or have not tried to imagine? - How the universe came into existence (IMG_UNIV)
TOTAL%
1) A Lot of Time Trying to Imagine18133842.8
2) A Little Time Trying to Imagine14810435
3) Not Tried to Imagine8958821.1
4) Don't Know, Refused46831.1
TOTAL423713100.0
99) Here are some things that people try to imagine. For each one, is this something that you have spent a lot of time trying to imagine, spent a little time trying to imagine, or have not tried to imagine? - If there is life on other planets (IMG_PLAN)
TOTAL%
1) A Lot of Time Trying to Imagine13694432.3
2) A Little Time Trying to Imagine17120040.4
3) Not Tried to Imagine10944825.8
4) Don't Know, Refused61211.4
TOTAL423713100.0
100) Here are some things that people try to imagine. For each one, is this something that you have spent a lot of time trying to imagine, spent a little time trying to imagine, or have not tried to imagine? - If there is some other reality beyond the one we know (IMG_REAL)
TOTAL%
1) A Lot of Time Trying to Imagine14420934
2) A Little Time Trying to Imagine13809832.6
3) Not Tried to Imagine13160231.1
4) Don't Know, Refused98042.3
TOTAL423713100.0
101) When you view a fine work of art, does it ever make you feel closer to God? (ART_GOD)
TOTAL%
1) Yes12468929.4
2) No26117761.6
3) Don't Know, Refused378478.9
TOTAL423713100.0
102) How important has each of the following been in your efforts to grow spiritually and to develop a closer relationship with God - Very important, fairly important, not very important, or not at all important? - Attending services at your place of worship (GRO_SERV)
TOTAL%
1) Very Important17744341.9
2) Fairly Important10083723.8
3) Not Very Important8035019
4) Not At All Important5528313
5) Don't Know, Refused98002.3
TOTAL423713100.0
103) How important has each of the following been in your efforts to grow spiritually and to develop a closer relationship with God - very important, fairly important, not very important, or not at all important? - Participating in small Bible study or prayer groups (GRO_STDY)
TOTAL%
1) Very Important11155126.3
2) Fairly Important8588720.3
3) Not Very Important10848125.6
4) Not At All Important10485724.7
5) Don't Know, Refused129373.1
TOTAL423713100.0
104) How important has each of the following been in your efforts to grow spiritually and to develop a closer relationship with God - very important, fairly important, not very important, or not at all important? - Attending seminars, conferences, or retreats (GRO_CONF)
TOTAL%
1) Very Important5683113.4
2) Fairly Important8087519.1
3) Not Very Important13618832.1
4) Not At All Important13629232.2
5) Don't Know, Refused135273.2
TOTAL423713100.0
105) How important has each of the following been in your efforts to grow spiritually and to develop a closer relationship with God - very important, fairly important, not very important, or not at all important? - Reading the Bible on your own (GRO_BIBL)
TOTAL%
1) Very Important16387638.7
2) Fairly Important11285226.6
3) Not Very Important6535615.4
4) Not At All Important7240817.1
5) Don't Know, Refused92212.2
TOTAL423713100.0
106) How important has each of the following been in your efforts to grow spiritually and to develop a closer relationship with God - Very important, fairly important, not very important, or not at all important? - Listening to music (GRO_MUSI)
TOTAL%
1) Very Important11494327.1
2) Fairly Important14266133.7
3) Not Very Important8787620.7
4) Not At All Important6833816.1
5) Don't Know, Refused98952.3
TOTAL423713100.0
107) How important has each of the following been in your efforts to grow spiritually and to develop a closer relationship with God - Very important, fairly important, not very important, or not at all important? - Singing or playing a musical instrument (GRO_SING)
TOTAL%
1) Very Important6328214.9
2) Fairly Important8635620.4
3) Not Very Important12689829.9
4) Not At All Important13496031.9
5) Don't Know, Refused122172.9
TOTAL423713100.0
108) How important has each of the following been in your efforts to grow spiritually and to develop a closer relationship with God - Very important, fairly important, not very important, or not at all important? - Reading literature or poetry (GRO_READ)
TOTAL%
1) Very Important4819311.4
2) Fairly Important10250524.2
3) Not Very Important13807832.6
4) Not At All Important12210928.8
5) Don't Know, Refused128283
TOTAL423713100.0
109) Overall, how important would you say music has been to your spiritual life - Very important, fairly important, not very important, or not important at all? (IMP_MUS)
TOTAL%
1) Very Important12624529.8
2) Fairly Important13633032.2
3) Not Very Important9313122
4) Not At All Important6153414.5
5) Don't Know, Refused64731.5
TOTAL423713100.0
110) Overall, how important would you say poetry has been to your spiritual life - Very important, fairly important, not very important, or not important at all? (IMP_POET)
TOTAL%
1) Very Important319787.5
2) Fairly Important7628418
3) Not Very Important15119435.7
4) Not At All Important15909537.5
5) Don't Know, Refused51621.2
TOTAL423713100.0
111) How important has it been to you as an adult to grow in your spiritual life? Would you say extremely important, very important, fairly important, not very important, or not at all important? (IMP_GROW)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely Important11054726.1
2) Very Important11765627.8
3) Fairly Important9913123.4
4) Not Very Important5817413.7
5) Not At All Important311667.4
6) Don't Know, Refused70391.7
TOTAL423713100.0
112) How much effort have you devoted to your spiritual life during the past year - Would you say a great deal, a fair amount, only a little, hardly any, or none? (EFF_SPIR)
TOTAL%
1) A Great Deal9738923
2) A Fair Amount13994233
3) Only a Little9715322.9
4) Hardly Any5667213.4
5) None296287
6) Don't Know, Refused2929.7
TOTAL423713100.0
113) Here are several pairs of statements. For each pair, tell me which one comes closest to your own view. (GDTRUTH)
TOTAL%
1) God's Truth Is Fully Revealed Only in The Bible8387720.9
2) The Bible is One of The Many Ways in Which God's Truth is Revealed31836479.1
Missing21472 
TOTAL402241100.0
114) Here are several pairs of statements. For each pair, tell me which one comes closest to your own view. (GDTEACH)
TOTAL%
1) Church Doctrines and Teachings are The Best Way to Understand God.14161535.4
2) Personal Experience is The Best Way to Understand God.25886464.6
Missing23234 
TOTAL400479100.0
115) Here are several pairs of statements. For each pair, tell me which one comes closest to your own view. (GDNATURE)
TOTAL%
1) God's Nature is Fully Revealed to us In Jesus Christ22466455.4
2) God's Nature is Ultimately a Mystery18091944.6
Missing18130 
TOTAL405583100.0
116) Here are several pairs of statements. For each pair, tell me which one comes closest to your own view. (GDIMAGE)
TOTAL%
1) Pictures and Images Enrich Our Spiritual Lives20962452.1
2) Pictures and Images Have no Particular Relationship to Spirituality19242047.9
Missing21669 
TOTAL402044100.0
117) Here are several pairs of statements. For each pair, tell me which one comes closest to your own view. (GDPLSURE)
TOTAL%
1) God Above All Wants Us To Avoid Worldly Pleasures7075017.6
2) God Above All Wants Us To Enjoy Life33210982.4
Missing20854 
TOTAL402859100.0
118) Are you currently a member of a church or synagogue? (MBRCRCH)
TOTAL%
1) Yes24672358.2
2) No17159640.5
3) Don't Know, Refused53941.3
TOTAL423713100.0
119) [IF YES TO MBRCRCH] How many people belong to this church or synagogue? Would you say...(read list) (CRCHSIZ)
TOTAL%
1) Fewer Than 1003288413.3
2) 100 to Less Than 2004165116.9
3) 200 to Less Than 3003142412.7
4) 300 to Less Than 5004379417.8
5) 500 to Less Than 1,0003439413.9
6) 1,000 to Less Than 2,000244339.9
7) 2,000 or More2457810
8) Don't Know, Refused135655.5
Missing176990 
TOTAL246723100.0
120) [IF YES TO MBRCRCH] On a scale from 1 to 5, where "1" means not satistifed and "5" means very satisfied, tell me how satisfied you are with each of the following at your church. - The music (SATMUSIC)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL4237134.341.01
121) [IF YES TO MBRCRCH] On a scale from 1 to 5, where "1" means not satistifed and "5" means very satisfied, tell me how satisfied you are with each of the following at your church. - The sermons (SATSERMN)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL4237134.261.09
122) [IF YES TO MBRCRCH] On a scale from 1 to 5, where "1" means not satistifed and "5" means very satisfied, tell me how satisfied you are with each of the following at your church. - The fellowship (SATFELL)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL4237134.301.05
123) [IF YES TO MBRCRCH] How many people in the congregation are you close personal friends with - Would you say...(read list) (CLSFRND1)
TOTAL%
1) None2788815.2
2) One or Two2497713.6
3) Three or Four3396118.5
4) Five to Ten6540435.6
5) More Than Ten3138017.1
Missing240103 
TOTAL183610100.0
124) [IF ANY IN CLSFRND1] Do any of these friends live in your immediate neighborhood? (CLSFRND2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes11152051
2) No10447947.7
3) Don't Know, Refused28361.3
Missing204878 
TOTAL218835100.0
125) [IF ANY IN CLSFRND1] Do you ever go with any of these friends to plays, art galleries, concerts, or other artistic performances? (CLSFRND3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes8516138.9
2) No12401956.7
3) Don't Know, Refused96554.4
Missing204878 
TOTAL218835100.0
126) [IF ANY IN CLSFRND1] Do any of these friends work as artists, musicians, writers, or in arts-related fields? (CLSFRND4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes5531625.3
2) No15041768.7
3) Don't Know, Refused131026
Missing204878 
TOTAL218835100.0
127) [IF YES TO MBRCRCH] What percent of the people who attend your congregation are African American? (PCTBLACK)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL423713111.03290.03
128) [IF YES TO MBRCRCH] What percent of the people who attend your congregation are Asian American? (PCTASIAN)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL423713126.71326.56
129) [IF YES TO MBRCRCH] What percent of the people who attend your congregation are Hispanic? (PCTHISP)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL423713135.44331.73
130) Do you mostly agree or mostly disagree with each of these statements? Art can help people to deepen their spirituality. (ARTDEEP)
TOTAL%
1) Mostly Agree23507655.5
2) Mostly Disagree13099730.9
3) Don't Know, Refused5764013.6
TOTAL423713100.0
131) Do you mostly agree or mostly disagree with each of these statements? Religious leaders should speak out strongly against contemporary art. (ARTAGNST)
TOTAL%
1) Mostly Agree5824613.7
2) Mostly Disagree29261669.1
3) Don't Know, Refused7285117.2
TOTAL423713100.0
132) Do you mostly agree or mostly disagree with each of these statements? Contemporary artists are destroying the moral fabric of our society. (ARTDSTRY)
TOTAL%
1) Mostly Agree6200714.6
2) Mostly Disagree28297766.8
3) Don't Know, Refused7872918.6
TOTAL423713100.0
133) Do you mostly agree or mostly disagree with each of these statements? I know a lot about contemporary art. (ARTKNOW)
TOTAL%
1) Mostly Agree6713415.8
2) Mostly Disagree31882075.2
3) Don't Know, Refused377598.9
TOTAL423713100.0
134) Do you mostly agree or mostly disagree with each of these statements? Churches should do more to encourage their members' creativity and imagination. (ARTCREAT)
TOTAL%
1) Mostly Agree27580965.1
2) Mostly Disagree9505322.4
3) Don't Know, Refused5285112.5
TOTAL423713100.0
135) Do you mostly agree or mostly disagree with each of these statements? Churches should encourage the artistic talents of their members. (ARTTALNT)
TOTAL%
1) Mostly Agree30270271.4
2) Mostly Disagree7253017.1
3) Don't Know, Refused4848111.4
TOTAL423713100.0
136) Do you mostly agree or mostly disagree with each of these statements? Music is an excellent way to teach children about the Bible. (ARTTEACH)
TOTAL%
1) Mostly Agree34582781.6
2) Mostly Disagree4234310
3) Don't Know, Refused355438.4
TOTAL423713100.0
137) Do you mostly agree or mostly disagree with each of these statements? Any art or music can be a way to communicate one's spirituality. (ARTSPRIT)
TOTAL%
1) Mostly Agree30801672.7
2) Mostly Disagree7388117.4
3) Don't Know, Refused418169.9
TOTAL423713100.0
138) Do you mostly agree or mostly disagree with each of these statements? Churches should only promote Christian art or music. (ARTPRMOT)
TOTAL%
1) Mostly Agree14701034.7
2) Mostly Disagree23077754.5
3) Don't Know, Refused4592610.8
TOTAL423713100.0
139) Do you mostly agree or mostly disagree with each of these statements? Churches should experiment more with new forms of music or art. (ARTEXPER)
TOTAL%
1) Mostly Agree22341152.7
2) Mostly Disagree13011230.7
3) Don't Know, Refused7019016.6
TOTAL423713100.0
140) Do you mostly agree or mostly disagree with each of these statements? There is a lot of music and poetry in the Bible. (ARTBIBLE)
TOTAL%
1) Mostly Agree26630162.8
2) Mostly Disagree7565117.9
3) Don't Know, Refused8176119.3
TOTAL423713100.0
141) At any time in your life have you ever taken a class in art, art history, or art appreciation? (ARTCLAS1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes21597651
2) No20706748.9
3) Don't Know, Refused670.2
TOTAL423713100.0
142) [IF YES TO ARTCLAS1] How much of an impact did this class have on you - A large impact, a small impact, or no impact? (ARTCLAS2)
TOTAL%
1) A Large Impact6208828.7
2) A Small Impact11356152.6
3) No Impact3977218.4
4) Don't Know, Refused555.3
Missing207737 
TOTAL215976100.0
143) [IF YES TO ARTCLAS1] Did it have affect your religious views in any way? (ARTCLAS3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes2614912.1
2) No17240179.8
3) Don't Know, Refused174268.1
Missing207737 
TOTAL215976100.0
144) In school or on your own, how much reading have you done about the history of religion in the United States - A great deal, a fair amount, a little, or hardly any? (READHIST)
TOTAL%
1) A Great Deal4304310.2
2) A Fair Amount10314024.3
3) A Little14201633.5
4) Hardly Any13039730.8
5) Don't Know, Refused51171.2
TOTAL423713100.0
145) Has there ever been a time in your life when you were ill, lonely, troubled, or getting over the loss of a loved one? (LONELY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes36203385.4
2) NO5784113.7
3) Don't Know, Refused3839.9
TOTAL423713100.0
146) [IF YES TO LONELY] Was each of the following very helpful, somewhat helpful, or not helpful during this time? - Music (LONEMUSI)
TOTAL%
1) Very Helpful13537837.4
2) Somewhat Helpful11877932.8
3) Not Helpful9474026.2
4) Don't Know, Refused131363.6
Missing61680 
TOTAL362033100.0
147) [IF YES TO LONELY] Was each of the following very helpful, somewhat helpful, or not helpful during this time? - Art (LONEART)
TOTAL%
1) Very Helpful241556.7
2) Somewhat Helpful5220314.4
3) Not Helpful16802946.4
4) Don't Know, Refused11764632.5
Missing61680 
TOTAL362033100.0
148) [IF YES TO LONELY] Was each of the following very helpful, somewhat helpful, or not helpful during this time? - Literature, such as a novel or poetry (LONELIT)
TOTAL%
1) Very Helpful6417717.7
2) Somewhat Helpful9194625.4
3) Not Helpful19173753
4) Don't Know, Refused141733.9
Missing61680 
TOTAL362033100.0
149) [IF YES TO LONELY] Was each of the following very helpful, somewhat helpful, or not helpful during this time? - The Bible (LONEBIBL)
TOTAL%
1) Very Helpful14798640.9
2) Somewhat Helpful8805524.3
3) Not Helpful11432531.6
4) Don't Know, Refused116673.2
Missing61680 
TOTAL362033100.0
150) [IF YES TO LONELY] Was each of the following very helpful, somewhat helpful, or not helpful during this time? - Doing something with your hands, such as sewing, woodworking, or painting (LONEHAND)
TOTAL%
1) Very Helpful14047138.8
2) Somewhat Helpful10183928.1
3) Not Helpful11166430.8
4) Don't Know, Refused80592.2
Missing61680 
TOTAL362033100.0
151) [IF YES TO LONELY] Was each of the following very helpful, somewhat helpful, or not helpful during this time? - Talking with friends (LONETALK)
TOTAL%
1) Very Helpful26680273.7
2) Somewhat Helpful6866019
3) Not Helpful198625.5
4) Don't Know, Refused67091.9
Missing61680 
TOTAL362033100.0
152) Please tell me if you agree strongly, agree somewhat, disagree somewhat, or disagree strongly with each of these statements. - God wants every person to develop his or her gifts to the fullest possible extent. (EXPDEVEL)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly Agree114012.7
2) Disagree87602.1
3) Agree9625422.7
4) Strongly Disagree27939365.9
5) Don't Know, Refused279056.6
TOTAL423713100.0
153) Please tell me if you agree strongly, agree somewhat, disagree somewhat, or disagree strongly with each of these statements. - Art, music, and literature help us to experience the deeper meaning and purpose of life. (EXPDEEP)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly Agree164493.9
2) Disagree4664911
3) Agree19870846.9
4) Strongly Disagree13297931.4
5) Don't Know, Refused289286.8
TOTAL423713100.0
154) Please tell me if you agree strongly, agree somewhat, disagree somewhat, or disagree strongly with each of these statements. - Religious traditions are enriched by the art and music that has been a part of these traditions. (EXPTRAD)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly Agree152363.6
2) Disagree373288.8
3) Agree20070547.4
4) Strongly Disagree13335831.5
5) Don't Know, Refused370868.8
TOTAL423713100.0
155) Please tell me if you agree strongly, agree somewhat, disagree somewhat, or disagree strongly with each of these statements. - A beautiful painting or a beautiful piece of music is pleasing to God. (EXPBEAUT)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly Agree200894.7
2) Disagree315937.5
3) Agree13735932.4
4) Strongly Disagree16421138.8
5) Don't Know, Refused7046116.6
TOTAL423713100.0
156) Please tell me if you agree strongly, agree somewhat, disagree somewhat, or disagree strongly with each of these statements. - God is a mystery and can never be understood by humans. (EXPMSTRY)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly Agree7872518.6
2) Disagree8613020.3
3) Agree10726825.3
4) Strongly Disagree12293429
5) Don't Know, Refused286566.8
TOTAL423713100.0
157) Please tell me if you agree strongly, agree somewhat, disagree somewhat, or disagree strongly with each of these statements. - God has been fully revealed to humans in Jesus Christ. (EXPRVEAL)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly Agree300877.1
2) Disagree6155714.5
3) Agree13577932
4) Strongly Disagree15195635.9
5) Don't Know, Refused4433410.5
TOTAL423713100.0
158) Please tell me if you agree strongly, agree somewhat, disagree somewhat, or disagree strongly with each of these statements. - All religions contain some truth about God. (EXRELTR)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly Agree298297
2) Disagree407729.6
3) Agree15857537.4
4) Strongly Disagree14252233.6
5) Don't Know, Refused5201512.3
TOTAL423713100.0
159) Please tell me if you agree strongly, agree somewhat, disagree somewhat, or disagree strongly with each of these statements. - God can only be known as people empty their minds and look inside themselves. (EXPINSID)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly Agree4733811.2
2) Disagree7556617.8
3) Agree14633034.5
4) Strongly Disagree9096821.5
5) Don't Know, Refused6351115
TOTAL423713100.0
160) Please tell me if you agree strongly, agree somewhat, disagree somewhat, or disagree strongly with each of these statements. - Christianity is the best way to understand God. (EXPUNDER)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly Agree4565610.8
2) Disagree7955318.8
3) Agree12234928.9
4) Strongly Disagree13554032
5) Don't Know, Refused406159.6
TOTAL423713100.0
161) Please tell me if you agree strongly, agree somewhat, disagree somewhat, or disagree strongly with each of these statements. - Religious doctrines get in the way of truly relating to God. (EXPDOCTR)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly Agree4541710.7
2) Disagree10819025.5
3) Agree14582934.4
4) Strongly Disagree6678515.8
5) Don't Know, Refused5749213.6
TOTAL423713100.0
162) Please tell me if you agree strongly, agree somewhat, disagree somewhat, or disagree strongly with each of these statements. - Church teachings are the best way we have of relating to God. (EXPRELAT)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly Agree4700611.1
2) Disagree10729625.3
3) Agree15267236
4) Strongly Disagree8842420.9
5) Don't Know, Refused283156.7
TOTAL423713100.0
163) Please tell me if you agree strongly, agree somewhat, disagree somewhat, or disagree strongly with each of these statements. - Most contemporary artists and musicians have no respect for the teachings of the churches. (EXPCNTMP)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly Agree8904521
2) Disagree14768734.9
3) Agree7439817.6
4) Strongly Disagree345168.1
5) Don't Know, Refused7806718.4
TOTAL423713100.0
164) During the past twelve months have you done any of the following? - seen a preview for a movie that disgusted you (DISGMOVI)
TOTAL%
1) Yes21774751.4
2) No19107845.1
3) Don't Know, Refused148883.5
TOTAL423713100.0
165) During the past twelve months have you done any of the following? - seen a work of art that disgusted you (DISGART)
TOTAL%
1) Yes9643622.8
2) No31402174.1
3) Don't Know, Refused132563.1
TOTAL423713100.0
166) During the past twelve months have you done any of the following? - Heard a song that disgusted you (DISGSONG)
TOTAL%
1) Yes24369057.5
2) No16876839.8
3) Don't Know, Refused112552.7
TOTAL423713100.0
167) During the past twelve months have you done any of the following? - Heard a sermon about the dangers of contemporary art or music (DISGSERM)
TOTAL%
1) Yes4902311.6
2) No36443786
3) Don't Know, Refused102532.4
TOTAL423713100.0
168) During the past twelve months have you done any of the following? - Read a story about art or music in a religious magazine or newspaper (DISGMAG)
TOTAL%
1) Yes9281821.9
2) No32039675.6
3) Don't Know, Refused104992.5
TOTAL423713100.0
169) Have there been any times in the past year when you felt especially uplifted by seeing or hearing something beautiful? (UPLIFT1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes33556179.2
2) No8146119.2
3) Don't Know, Refused66911.6
TOTAL423713100.0
170) [IF YES TO UPLIFT1] Did you experience this during a religious service? (UPLIFT2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes13997341.7
2) No18693855.7
3) Don't Know, Refused86502.6
Missing88152 
TOTAL335561100.0
171) [IF YES TO UPLIFT1] Did you experience this out in nature? (UPLIFT3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes23229369.2
2) No9312927.8
3) Don't Know, Refused101393
Missing88152 
TOTAL335561100.0
172) [IF YES TO UPLIFT1] Did you experience this listening to music? (UPLIFT4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes22267166.4
2) No10159230.3
3) Don't Know, Refused112983.4
Missing88152 
TOTAL335561100.0
173) [IF YES TO UPLIFT1] Did you experience this viewing a work of art? (UPLIFT5)
TOTAL%
1) Yes8325024.8
2) No23863571.1
3) Don't Know, Refused136764.1
Missing88152 
TOTAL335561100.0
174) Can you think of any times in the past week or so when you have become so absorbed in something that you lost track of time or forgot about yourself? (ABSORB1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes25716160.7
2) No16129238.1
3) Don't Know, Refused52601.2
TOTAL423713100.0
175) [IF YES TO ABSORB1] Did this happen to you when you were at work? (ABSORB2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes11010942.8
2) No13765453.5
3) Don't Know, Refused93983.7
Missing166552 
TOTAL257161100.0
176) [IF YES TO ABSORB1] Did this happen to you when you were daydreaming? (ABSORB3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes11977646.6
2) No12674049.3
3) Don't Know, Refused106454.1
Missing166552 
TOTAL257161100.0
177) [IF YES TO ABSORB1] Did this happen to you when you were listening to music? (ABSORB4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes7631429.7
2) No8578433.4
3) Don't Know, Refused9506337
Missing166552 
TOTAL257161100.0
178) [IF YES TO ABSORB1] Did this happen to you when you were working on a hobby or some other personal project? (ABSORB5)
TOTAL%
1) Yes12510648.6
2) No12056246.9
3) Don't Know, Refused114934.5
Missing166552 
TOTAL257161100.0
179) [IF YES TO ABSORB1] Did this happen to you when you were praying or meditating? (ABSORB6)
TOTAL%
1) Yes7810430.4
2) No16602764.6
3) Don't Know, Refused130305.1
Missing166552 
TOTAL257161100.0
180) [IF YES TO ABSORB1] Did this happen to you when you were reading? (ABSORB7)
TOTAL%
1) Yes10790442
2) No13884654
3) Don't Know, Refused104114
Missing166552 
TOTAL257161100.0
181) [IF YES TO ABSORB1] Did this happen to you when you were watching television? (ABSORB8)
TOTAL%
1) Yes8363132.5
2) No16093962.6
3) Don't Know, Refused125914.9
Missing166552 
TOTAL257161100.0
182) In the past five years, has your interest in each of the following been increasing, staying the same, or decreasing? - Spirituality (INC_SPIR)
TOTAL%
1) Increasing18040042.6
2) Staying The Same20448248.3
3) Decreasing305327.2
4) Don't Know, Refused82992
TOTAL423713100.0
183) In the past five years, has your interest in each of the following been increasing, staying the same, or decreasing? - Religion (INC_REL)
TOTAL%
1) Increasing14799934.9
2) Staying The Same22561753.2
3) Decreasing419239.9
4) Don't Know, Refused81741.9
TOTAL423713100.0
184) In the past five years, has your interest in each of the following been increasing, staying the same, or decreasing? - The arts (INC_ARTS)
TOTAL%
1) Increasing7253417.1
2) Staying The Same28623767.6
3) Decreasing5007011.8
4) Don't Know, Refused148723.5
TOTAL423713100.0
185) In the past five years, has your interest in each of the following been increasing, staying the same, or decreasing? - Science (INC_SCI)
TOTAL%
1) Increasing10732025.3
2) Staying The Same25874961.1
3) Decreasing4635910.9
4) Don't Know, Refused112852.7
TOTAL423713100.0
186) In the past five years, has your interest in each of the following been increasing, staying the same, or decreasing? - Music (INC_MUSI)
TOTAL%
1) Increasing15526936.6
2) Staying The Same23999456.6
3) Decreasing206144.9
4) Don't Know, Refused78361.8
TOTAL423713100.0
187) In the past five years, has your interest in each of the following been increasing, staying the same, or decreasing? - Community organizations (INC_ORGS)
TOTAL%
1) Increasing9475822.4
2) Staying The Same25754360.8
3) Decreasing5974514.1
4) Don't Know, Refused116672.8
TOTAL423713100.0
188) In the past five years, has your interest in each of the following been increasing, staying the same, or decreasing? - National politics (INC_POLI)
TOTAL%
1) Increasing9417522.2
2) Staying The Same18381343.4
3) Decreasing13265131.3
4) Don't Know, Refused130743.1
TOTAL423713100.0
189) On the whole, how do you feel about the future of our country - Very optimistic, fairly optimistic, fairly pessimistic, or very pessimistic? (US_FUTUR)
TOTAL%
1) Very OptimisticOpt9192021.7
2) Fairly OptimisticOpt19513546.1
3) Fairly PessimisticPes7025616.6
4) Very PessimisticPes4458910.5
5) Don't Know, Refused218135.1
TOTAL423713100.0
190) How serious a problem do you think each of the following is in our society - Extremely serious, serious, a small problem, or not a problem? - Individualism (PRB_IND)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely Serious5524713
2) Serious12582029.7
3) A Small Problem10523124.8
4) Not A Problem11010026
5) Don't Know, Refused273156.4
TOTAL423713100.0
191) How serious a problem do you think each of the following is in our society - Extremely serious, serious, a small problem, or not a problem? - Materialism (PRB_MAT)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely Serious13780332.5
2) Serious15654836.9
3) A Small Problem8120619.2
4) Not A Problem327427.7
5) Don't Know, Refused154143.6
TOTAL423713100.0
192) How serious a problem do you think each of the following is in our society - Extremely serious, serious, a small problem, or not a problem? - The breakdown of community (PRB_BRAK)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely Serious16555639.1
2) Serious16519339
3) A Small Problem5435212.8
4) Not A Problem220225.2
5) Don't Know, Refused165903.9
TOTAL423713100.0
193) How serious a problem do you think each of the following is in our society - Extremely serious, serious, a small problem, or not a problem? - Moral corruption (PRB_CORR)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely Serious22650553.5
2) Serious13437531.7
3) A Small Problem403409.5
4) Not A Problem96252.3
5) Don't Know, Refused128683
TOTAL423713100.0
194) How serious a problem do you think each of the following is in our society - Extremely serious, serious, a small problem, or not a problem? - Selfishness (PRB_SELF)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely Serious16782439.6
2) Serious16126538.1
3) A Small Problem6271414.8
4) Not A Problem191314.5
5) Don't Know, Refused127793
TOTAL423713100.0
195) How serious a problem do you think each of the following is in our society - Extremely serious, serious, a small problem, or not a problem? - People turning away from God (PRB_TURN)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely Serious15805437.3
2) Serious14017633.1
3) A Small Problem6823216.1
4) Not A Problem340008
5) Don't Know, Refused232515.5
TOTAL423713100.0
196) How serious a problem do you think each of the following is in our society - Extremely serious, serious, a small problem, or not a problem? - The condition of the poor (PRB_POOR)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely Serious19998747.2
2) Serious16760839.6
3) A Small Problem386939.1
4) Not A Problem61911.5
5) Don't Know, Refused112342.7
TOTAL423713100.0
197) How serious a problem do you think each of the following is in our society - Extremely serious, serious, a small problem, or not a problem? - Too much emphasis on money (PRB_MNEY)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely Serious18199843
2) Serious16155338.1
3) A Small Problem5333212.6
4) Not A Problem161283.8
5) Don't Know, Refused107022.5
TOTAL423713100.0
198) How serious a problem do you think each of the following is in our society - Extremely serious, serious, a small problem, or not a problem? - People being too rigid and dogmatic in their thinking (PRB_RIGD)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely Serious12189128.8
2) Serious15768337.2
3) A Small Problem8856520.9
4) Not A Problem276276.5
5) Don't Know, Refused279476.6
TOTAL423713100.0
199) Do you, yourself, happen to be involved in any charity or social service activities, such as helping the poor, the sick, or the elderly? (INV_CHAR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes14568634.4
2) No27481864.9
3) Don't Know, Refused3209.8
TOTAL423713100.0
200) During the last year, approximately how much money did you and the other family members in your household contribute to each of the following? - Your local congregation (GIVECONG)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL423713672.952354.64
201) During the last year, approximately how much money did you and the other family members in your household contribute to each of the following? - Other religious organizations, programs, or causes (GIVEREL)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL423713103.12447.84
202) During the last year, approximately how much money did you and the other family members in your household contribute to each of the following? - Arts or cultural organizations (GIVEARTS)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL42371332.56166.01
203) During the last year, approximately how much money did you and the other family members in your household contribute to each of the following? - Other nonreligious charities, organizations, or causes (GIVENONR)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL423713130.11436.11
204) About how many different addresses have you lived at during your lifetime? (NO_HOMES)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL4237139.9824.27
205) How many of the people in your neighborhood do you know well? Would you say... (read list) (KNO_NBRS)
TOTAL%
1) Almost All of Them5742813.6
2) At Least Half5546813.1
3) About A Quarter7168516.9
4) Only A Few19010344.9
5) Nobody4556110.8
6) Don't Know, Refused3468.8
TOTAL423713100.0
206) When you were growing up, were your parents... (read list) (PAR_SES)
TOTAL%
1) Very Well Off Financially163993.9
2) Fairly Comfortable Financially15283936.1
3) A Little Sqeezed Financially14364033.9
4) Fairly Hard Up Financially10366024.5
5) Don't Know, Refused71751.7
TOTAL423713100.0
207) Did either of your parents have a college degree? (PAR_DEG)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, Both4437510.5
2) Yes, Father Only414969.8
3) Yes, Mother Only236695.6
4) No, Neither30248671.4
5) Don't Know, Refused116872.8
TOTAL423713100.0
208) Here is a list of activities. Please tell me if you have done each one within the past 12 months. - Listened to music on the radio (MUSRADIO)
TOTAL%
0) No357008.4
1) Yes38801391.6
TOTAL423713100.0
209) Here is a list of activities. Please tell me if you have done each one within the past 12 months. - Purchased music on a tape or compact disc (MUSBUY1)
TOTAL%
0) No12513529.5
1) Yes29857870.5
TOTAL423713100.0
210) Here is a list of activities. Please tell me if you have done each one within the past 12 months. - Played a musical instrument (MUSPLAY)
TOTAL%
0) No33735079.6
1) Yes8636320.4
TOTAL423713100.0
211) Here is a list of activities. Please tell me if you have done each one within the past 12 months. - Attended a live concert or opera (MUSOPERA)
TOTAL%
0) No29224269
1) Yes13147131
TOTAL423713100.0
212) Here is a list of activities. Please tell me if you have done each one within the past 12 months. - Visited an art museum or gallery (MUSGALRY)
TOTAL%
0) No31170573.6
1) Yes11200826.4
TOTAL423713100.0
213) Here is a list of activities. Please tell me if you have done each one within the past 12 months. - Made art or craft objects (MUSCRAFT)
TOTAL%
0) No28506467.3
1) Yes13864932.7
TOTAL423713100.0
214) Here is a list of activities. Please tell me if you have done each one within the past 12 months. - Read a novel (MUSNOVEL)
TOTAL%
0) No21605651
1) Yes20765749
TOTAL423713100.0
215) Here is a list of activities. Please tell me if you have done each one within the past 12 months. - Read religious or inspirational literature (MUSINSP)
TOTAL%
0) No21156449.9
1) Yes21214950.1
TOTAL423713100.0
216) Here is a list of activities. Please tell me if you have done each one within the past 12 months. - Read poetry (MUSPOEM1)
TOTAL%
0) No29570869.8
1) Yes12800530.2
TOTAL423713100.0
217) Here is a list of activities. Please tell me if you have done each one within the past 12 months. - Written poetry (MUSPOEM2)
TOTAL%
0) No38371290.6
1) Yes400019.4
TOTAL423713100.0
218) Here is a list of activities. Please tell me if you have done each one within the past 12 months. - Gone dancing (MUSDANCE)
TOTAL%
0) No28338466.9
1) Yes14032933.1
TOTAL423713100.0
219) Here is a list of activities. Please tell me if you have done each one within the past 12 months. - Gone out to see a movie (MUSMOVIE)
TOTAL%
0) No15385136.3
1) Yes26986263.7
TOTAL423713100.0
220) Here is a list of activities. Please tell me if you have done each one within the past 12 months. - Taken photographs (MUSPHOTO)
TOTAL%
0) No14084333.2
1) Yes28287066.8
TOTAL423713100.0
221) Here is a list of activities. Please tell me if you have done each one within the past 12 months. - Purchased a painting, sculpture, or craft item (MUSBUY2)
TOTAL%
0) No27568765.1
1) Yes14802634.9
TOTAL423713100.0
222) Here is a list of activities. Please tell me if you have done each one within the past 12 months. - Gone to a school play or concert (MUSSCHO)
TOTAL%
0) No26707263
1) Yes15664137
TOTAL423713100.0
223) Here is a list of activities. Please tell me if you have done each one within the past 12 months. - Helped children with art projects or music (MUSKIDS)
TOTAL%
0) No26146061.7
1) Yes16225338.3
TOTAL423713100.0
224) Here is a list of activities. Please tell me if you have done each one within the past 12 months. - None of the above (MUSNONE)
TOTAL%
0) No41641898.3
1) Yes72951.7
TOTAL423713100.0
225) Here is a list of activities. Please tell me if you have done each one within the past 12 months. - Don't Know, Refused (MUSDK)
TOTAL%
0) No42322799.9
1) Yes486.1
TOTAL423713100.0
226) When you were growing up, did you do any of the following? - Learned to play a musical instrument (GR0_LRN)
TOTAL%
0) No21553550.9
1) Yes20817849.1
TOTAL423713100.0
227) When you were growing up, did you do any of the following? - Played in the band or orchestra (GR0_BAND)
TOTAL%
0) No31404574.1
1) Yes10966825.9
TOTAL423713100.0
228) When you were growing up, did you do any of the following? - Sang in a choir or ensemble at school (GR0_SNG1)
TOTAL%
0) No22621053.4
1) Yes19750346.6
TOTAL423713100.0
229) When you were growing up, did you do any of the following? - Sang in a choir or ensemble at church (GR0_SNG2)
TOTAL%
0) No24893358.8
1) Yes17478041.2
TOTAL423713100.0
230) When you were growing up, did you do any of the following? - Performed in a school play (GR0_PLAY)
TOTAL%
0) No19258245.5
1) Yes23113154.5
TOTAL423713100.0
231) When you were growing up, did you do any of the following? - Took art classes (GR0_ART)
TOTAL%
0) No22691953.6
1) Yes19679446.4
TOTAL423713100.0
232) When you were growing up, did you do any of the following? - Kept a personal diary or wrote poetry (GR0_POEM)
TOTAL%
0) No26207661.9
1) Yes16163738.1
TOTAL423713100.0
233) When you were growing up, did you do any of the following? - None of the above (GR0_NONE)
TOTAL%
0) No36961187.2
1) Yes5410212.8
TOTAL423713100.0
234) When you were growing up, did you do any of the following? - Don't Know, Refused (GR0_DK)
TOTAL%
0) No41941499
1) Yes42991
TOTAL423713100.0
235) Here are some types of music. Which ones do you especially like? - Classical music (LK_CLASS)
TOTAL%
0) No25235759.6
1) Yes17135640.4
TOTAL423713100.0
236) Here are some types of music. Which ones do you especially like? - Gospel music (LK_GOSPL)
TOTAL%
0) No28469367.2
1) Yes13902032.8
TOTAL423713100.0
237) Here are some types of music. Which ones do you especially like? - Christian music (LK_CHRST)
TOTAL%
0) No29327269.2
1) Yes13044130.8
TOTAL423713100.0
238) Here are some types of music. Which ones do you especially like? - Country and Western music (LK_CNTRY)
TOTAL%
0) No23041154.4
1) Yes19330245.6
TOTAL423713100.0
239) Here are some types of music. Which ones do you especially like? - Contemporary pop/rock music (LK_CNTMP)
TOTAL%
0) No17162540.5
1) Yes25208859.5
TOTAL423713100.0
240) Here are some types of music. Which ones do you especially like? - Jazz (LK_JAZZ)
TOTAL%
0) No27423364.7
1) Yes14948035.3
TOTAL423713100.0
241) Here are some types of music. Which ones do you especially like? - None of the above (LK_NONE)
TOTAL%
0) No41238497.3
1) Yes113292.7
TOTAL423713100.0
242) Here are some types of music. Which ones do you especially like? - Don't Know, Refused (LK_DK)
TOTAL%
0) No41152897.1
1) Yes121852.9
TOTAL423713100.0
243) People express their creativity in different ways. Which of the activities on this card especially speak to your creativity? - Your work (XPR_WORK)
TOTAL%
0) No22711653.6
1) Yes19659746.4
TOTAL423713100.0
244) People express their creativity in different ways. Which of the activities on this card especially speak to your creativity? - Cooking or entertaining (XPR_COOK)
TOTAL%
0) No22460353
1) Yes19911047
TOTAL423713100.0
245) People express their creativity in different ways. Which of the activities on this card especially speak to your creativity? - Decorating your home (XPR_DECO)
TOTAL%
0) No25877861.1
1) Yes16493538.9
TOTAL423713100.0
246) People express their creativity in different ways. Which of the activities on this card especially speak to your creativity? - Engaging in arts and crafts (XPR_CRFT)
TOTAL%
0) No31052973.3
1) Yes11318426.7
TOTAL423713100.0
247) People express their creativity in different ways. Which of the activities on this card especially speak to your creativity? - Singing or playing an instrument (XPR_SING)
TOTAL%
0) No32375976.4
1) Yes9995423.6
TOTAL423713100.0
248) People express their creativity in different ways. Which of the activities on this card especially speak to your creativity? - Writing (XPR_WRIT)
TOTAL%
0) No33487579
1) Yes8883821
TOTAL423713100.0
249) People express their creativity in different ways. Which of the activities on this card especially speak to your creativity? - Reading (XPR_READ)
TOTAL%
0) No21436350.6
1) Yes20935049.4
TOTAL423713100.0
250) People express their creativity in different ways. Which of the activities on this card especially speak to your creativity? - Gardening (XPR_GARD)
TOTAL%
0) No28217066.6
1) Yes14154333.4
TOTAL423713100.0
251) People express their creativity in different ways. Which of the activities on this card especially speak to your creativity? - Engaging in some other hobby (XPR_OTHR)
TOTAL%
0) No25946961.2
1) Yes16424438.8
TOTAL423713100.0
252) People express their creativity in different ways. Which of the activities on this card especially speak to your creativity? - Taking part in religious activities (XPR_REL)
TOTAL%
0) No30004370.8
1) Yes12367029.2
TOTAL423713100.0
253) People express their creativity in different ways. Which of the activities on this card especially speak to your creativity? - Prayer or meditation (XPR_PRAY)
TOTAL%
0) No27450264.8
1) Yes14921135.2
TOTAL423713100.0
254) People express their creativity in different ways. Which of the activities on this card especially speak to your creativity? - Traveling, taking trips, sightseeing (XPR_TRIP)
TOTAL%
0) No20156647.6
1) Yes22214752.4
TOTAL423713100.0
255) People express their creativity in different ways. Which of the activities on this card especially speak to your creativity? - Spending time in nature (XPR_NATU)
TOTAL%
0) No22298752.6
1) Yes20072647.4
TOTAL423713100.0
256) People express their creativity in different ways. Which of the activities on this card especially speak to your creativity? - Participating in sports or physical exercise (XPR_SPOR)
TOTAL%
0) No26595862.8
1) Yes15775537.2
TOTAL423713100.0
257) People express their creativity in different ways. Which of the activities on this card especially speak to your creativity? - Don't Know, Refused (XPR_DK)
TOTAL%
0) No41142897.1
1) Yes122852.9
TOTAL423713100.0
258) When you were growing up, did any of these have special meaning for you? - A Bible that belonged to you or to your family (SP_BIBLE)
TOTAL%
0) No17996242.5
1) Yes24375157.5
TOTAL423713100.0
259) When you were growing up, did any of these have special meaning for you? - Hymns or other religious music (SP_HYMNS)
TOTAL%
0) No22429052.9
1) Yes19942347.1
TOTAL423713100.0
260) When you were growing up, did any of these have special meaning for you? - A religous picture, plaque, or wall-hanging in your home (SP_PICT)
TOTAL%
0) No28008466.1
1) Yes14362933.9
TOTAL423713100.0
261) When you were growing up, did any of these have special meaning for you? - A household shrine or altar (SP_ALTAR)
TOTAL%
0) No39472393.2
1) Yes289906.8
TOTAL423713100.0
262) When you were growing up, did any of these have special meaning for you? - A Bible story book (SP_STORY)
TOTAL%
0) No26408462.3
1) Yes15962937.7
TOTAL423713100.0
263) When you were growing up, did any of these have special meaning for you? - Religious objects, such as candles or a crucifix (SP_CANDL)
TOTAL%
0) No30255071.4
1) Yes12116328.6
TOTAL423713100.0
264) When you were growing up, did any of these have special meaning for you? - Don't Know, Refused (SP_DK)
TOTAL%
0) No34249280.8
1) Yes8122119.2
TOTAL423713100.0
265) [IF YES TO MBRCRCH] Within the past year, which of these activities has your congregation sponsored? - An art festival or craft fair (SPO_FAIR)
TOTAL%
0) No33911880
1) Yes8459520
TOTAL423713100.0
266) [IF YES TO MBRCRCH] Within the past year, which of these activities has your congregation sponsored? - An adult choir (SPOCHOI1)
TOTAL%
0) No24841058.6
1) Yes17530341.4
TOTAL423713100.0
267) [IF YES TO MBRCRCH] Within the past year, which of these activities has your congregation sponsored? - A children's choir (SPOCHOI2)
TOTAL%
0) No28164066.5
1) Yes14207333.5
TOTAL423713100.0
268) [IF YES TO MBRCRCH] Within the past year, which of these activities has your congregation sponsored? - Private music lessons (SPO_LESS)
TOTAL%
0) No40095694.6
1) Yes227575.4
TOTAL423713100.0
269) [IF YES TO MBRCRCH] Within the past year, which of these activities has your congregation sponsored? - Any musical performance other than during worship services (SPO_PERF)
TOTAL%
0) No31196673.6
1) Yes11174726.4
TOTAL423713100.0
270) [IF YES TO MBRCRCH] Within the past year, which of these activities has your congregation sponsored? - A drama or skit (SPO_SKIT)
TOTAL%
0) No30884872.9
1) Yes11486527.1
TOTAL423713100.0
271) [IF YES TO MBRCRCH] Within the past year, which of these activities has your congregation sponsored? - A liturgical dance performance (SPO_DANC)
TOTAL%
0) No39597093.5
1) Yes277436.5
TOTAL423713100.0
272) [IF YES TO MBRCRCH] Within the past year, which of these activities has your congregation sponsored? - Any group discussion of art, literature, or poetry (SPO_DISC)
TOTAL%
0) No37341488.1
1) Yes5029911.9
TOTAL423713100.0
273) [IF YES TO MBRCRCH] Within the past year, which of these activities has your congregation sponsored? - Don't know, Refused (SPO_DK)
TOTAL%
0) No38550491
1) Yes382099
TOTAL423713100.0
274) [IF YES TO MBRCRCH] Would you like your congregation to sponsor any of these activites? - Art festivals, concerts, or poetry readings (SP2_FEST)
TOTAL%
0) No35225783.1
1) Yes7145616.9
TOTAL423713100.0
275) [IF YES TO MBRCRCH] Would you like your congregation to sponsor any of these activites? - A discussion group for people to share their interests in literature, music, or art (SP2_DISC)
TOTAL%
0) No36535986.2
1) Yes5835413.8
TOTAL423713100.0
276) [IF YES TO MBRCRCH] Would you like your congregation to sponsor any of these activites? - A worship service that featured contemporary music (SP2_CNTP)
TOTAL%
0) No35391383.5
1) Yes6980016.5
TOTAL423713100.0
277) [IF YES TO MBRCRCH] Would you like your congregation to sponsor any of these activites? - A class to help people deepen their prayer life (SP2_PRAY)
TOTAL%
0) No29288769.1
1) Yes13082630.9
TOTAL423713100.0
278) [IF YES TO MBRCRCH] Would you like your congregation to sponsor any of these activites? - Opportunities to explore spirituality through painting, sculpture, or dance (SP2_DANC)
TOTAL%
0) No38482190.8
1) Yes388929.2
TOTAL423713100.0
279) [IF YES TO MBRCRCH] Would you like your congregation to sponsor any of these activites? - Sermons that incorporated ideas from the arts and literature (SP2_SERM)
TOTAL%
0) No38018689.7
1) Yes4352710.3
TOTAL423713100.0
280) [IF YES TO MBRCRCH] Would you like your congregation to sponsor any of these activites? - Opportunities for people to examine the teachings of other world religions (SP2_WRLD)
TOTAL%
0) No34642981.8
1) Yes7728418.2
TOTAL423713100.0
281) [IF YES TO MBRCRCH] Would you like your congregation to sponsor any of these activites? - More information about spiritual retreats, seminars, and conferences (SP2_CONF)
TOTAL%
0) No33168178.3
1) Yes9203221.7
TOTAL423713100.0
282) [IF YES TO MBRCRCH] Would you like your congregation to sponsor any of these activites? - Don't Know, Refused (SP2_DK)
TOTAL%
0) No37084287.5
1) Yes5287112.5
TOTAL423713100.0
283) Which of these would you like to see happen in the next few years? - Art museums and Galleries sponsoring more exhibits dealing with spirituality (HAP_GALL)
TOTAL%
0) No31592674.6
1) Yes10778725.4
TOTAL423713100.0
284) Which of these would you like to see happen in the next few years? - Churches doing more to encourage the work of artists, musicians, and writers (HAP_ENCO)
TOTAL%
0) No29088268.7
1) Yes13283131.3
TOTAL423713100.0
285) Which of these would you like to see happen in the next few years? - Art museums and Churches doing more to spark people's imagination (HAP_SPRK)
TOTAL%
0) No24526957.9
1) Yes17844442.1
TOTAL423713100.0
286) Which of these would you like to see happen in the next few years? - Efforts to promote understanding among the world's major religions (HAP_WRLD)
TOTAL%
0) No23086154.5
1) Yes19285245.5
TOTAL423713100.0
287) Which of these would you like to see happen in the next few years? - More emphasis on prayer and meditation (HAP_PRAY)
TOTAL%
0) No23737356
1) Yes18634044
TOTAL423713100.0
288) Which of these would you like to see happen in the next few years? - Don't know, Refused (HAP_DK)
TOTAL%
0) No36329785.7
1) Yes6041614.3
TOTAL423713100.0
289) Which of the statements on the card do you mostly agree with? - I think of myself as a creative person. (ME_CREAT)
TOTAL%
0) No17623841.6
1) Yes24747558.4
TOTAL423713100.0
290) Which of the statements on the card do you mostly agree with? - I like to do things my way, even if I sometimes have to break the rules. (ME_BREAK)
TOTAL%
0) No30694472.4
1) Yes11676927.6
TOTAL423713100.0
291) Which of the statements on the card do you mostly agree with? - It energizes me to be around other people. (ME_ENERG)
TOTAL%
0) No18059142.6
1) Yes24312257.4
TOTAL423713100.0
292) Which of the statements on the card do you mostly agree with? - It drains me to be around other people. (ME_DRAIN)
TOTAL%
0) No37941789.5
1) Yes4429610.5
TOTAL423713100.0
293) Which of the statements on the card do you mostly agree with? - I prefer to have a lot of quiet time alone, rather than being around other people. (ME_ALONE)
TOTAL%
0) No28058266.2
1) Yes14313133.8
TOTAL423713100.0
294) Which of the statements on the card do you mostly agree with? - I like to spend time reflecting on my life and my feelings. (ME_REFLC)
TOTAL%
0) No25362659.9
1) Yes17008740.1
TOTAL423713100.0
295) Which of the statements on the card do you mostly agree with? - I think of myself as an artistic person. (ME_ARTSY)
TOTAL%
0) No31904575.3
1) Yes10466824.7
TOTAL423713100.0
296) Which of the statements on the card do you mostly agree with? - It makes me uncomfortable when people expect me to be creative. (ME_UNCOM)
TOTAL%
0) No34744482
1) Yes7626918
TOTAL423713100.0
297) Which of the statements on the card do you mostly agree with? - I do better in situations where there are clear standards of right and wrong. (ME_CLEAR)
TOTAL%
0) No24308457.4
1) Yes18062942.6
TOTAL423713100.0
298) Which of the statements on the card do you mostly agree with? - I often make decisions based on how I feel at the moment. (ME_FEEL)
TOTAL%
0) No25628760.5
1) Yes16742639.5
TOTAL423713100.0
299) Which of the statements on the card do you mostly agree with? - I am suspicious of people who claim to know what God thinks. (ME_SUSP)
TOTAL%
0) No24385757.6
1) Yes17985642.4
TOTAL423713100.0
300) Which of the statements on the card do you mostly agree with? - I like to explore new ways of doing things. (ME_EXPLR)
TOTAL%
0) No15972137.7
1) Yes26399262.3
TOTAL423713100.0
301) Which of the statements on the card do you mostly agree with? - Don't Know, Refused (ME_DK)
TOTAL%
0) No41576398.1
1) Yes79501.9
TOTAL423713100.0
302) Which of these personal issues have you had to deal with? - Serious conflicts with your spouse or partner (CONFSPOU)
TOTAL%
0) No26862663.4
1) Yes15508736.6
TOTAL423713100.0
303) Which of these personal issues have you had to deal with? - Serious conflicts at work (CONFWORK)
TOTAL%
0) No28788467.9
1) Yes13582932.1
TOTAL423713100.0
304) Which of these personal issues have you had to deal with? - Overcoming an addiction (CONFADDC)
TOTAL%
0) No35405083.6
1) Yes6966316.4
TOTAL423713100.0
305) Which of these personal issues have you had to deal with? - Moving past something painful in your upbringing (CONFPAIN)
TOTAL%
0) No27135464
1) Yes15235936
TOTAL423713100.0
306) Which of these personal issues have you had to deal with? - Having serious doubts about the existence of God (CONFDOUB)
TOTAL%
0) No36569086.3
1) Yes5802313.7
TOTAL423713100.0
307) Which of these personal issues have you had to deal with? - Feeling that God did not love you (CONFLOVE)
TOTAL%
0) No37598788.7
1) Yes4772611.3
TOTAL423713100.0
308) Which of these personal issues have you had to deal with? - Feeling that God was punishing you (CONFPUNI)
TOTAL%
0) No33990980.2
1) Yes8380419.8
TOTAL423713100.0
309) Which of these personal issues have you had to deal with? - Learning to forgive yourself (CONFORG1)
TOTAL%
0) No22846953.9
1) Yes19524446.1
TOTAL423713100.0
310) Which of these personal issues have you had to deal with? - Learning to forgive someone else (CONFORG2)
TOTAL%
0) No17314940.9
1) Yes25056459.1
TOTAL423713100.0
311) Which of these personal issues have you had to deal with? - None of these (CONFNONE)
TOTAL%
0) No34708381.9
1) Yes7663018.1
TOTAL423713100.0
312) Which of these personal issues have you had to deal with? - Don't know, Refused (CONFDK)
TOTAL%
0) No41722798.5
1) Yes64861.5
TOTAL423713100.0
313) Have any of these ever made you feel especially close to God or to the sacred? - Being out in nature (SAC_NATU)
TOTAL%
1) Yes268322100
Missing155391 
TOTAL268322100.0
314) Have any of these ever made you feel especially close to God or to the sacred? - Singing or listening to music during a worship service (SAC_MUS1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes229745100
Missing193968 
TOTAL229745100.0
315) Have any of these ever made you feel especially close to God or to the sacred? - Singing or listening to religious music other than during a worship service (SAC_MUS2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes180302100
Missing243411 
TOTAL180302100.0
316) Have any of these ever made you feel especially close to God or to the sacred? - Attending a concert (SAC_CONC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes70204100
Missing353509 
TOTAL70204100.0
317) Have any of these ever made you feel especially close to God or to the sacred? - Looking at a painting or sculpture (SAC_PANT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes92226100
Missing331487 
TOTAL92226100.0
318) Have any of these ever made you feel especially close to God or to the sacred? - Listening to a sermon (SAC_SERM)
TOTAL%
1) Yes235408100
Missing188305 
TOTAL235408100.0
319) Have any of these ever made you feel especially close to God or to the sacred? - Being with close friends (SAC_FRND)
TOTAL%
1) Yes166425100
Missing257288 
TOTAL166425100.0
320) Have any of these ever made you feel especially close to God or to the sacred? - Reading poetry (SAC_POEM)
TOTAL%
1) Yes54184100
Missing369529 
TOTAL54184100.0
321) Have any of these ever made you feel especially close to God or to the sacred? - Reading an inspirational book (SAC_BOOK)
TOTAL%
1) Yes168032100
Missing255681 
TOTAL168032100.0
322) Have any of these ever made you feel especially close to God or to the sacred? - Doing an artistic craft project (SAC_CRAF)
TOTAL%
1) Yes39063100
Missing384650 
TOTAL39063100.0
323) Have any of these ever made you feel especially close to God or to the sacred? - Helping a needy person (SAC_HELP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes239992100
Missing183721 
TOTAL239992100.0
324) Have any of these ever made you feel especially close to God or to the sacred? - Don't know, Refused (SAC_DK)
TOTAL%
1) Yes42970100
Missing380743 
TOTAL42970100.0
325) [EIGHT CATEGORY REGION, RECODED VARIABLE] (REGION8)
TOTAL%
1) Northeast171224
2) Mid-Atlantic8128019.2
3) East Coast6361315
4) West Coast384629.1
5) Southeast9653422.8
6) Southwest408619.6
7) Rocky Mountain292366.9
8) Pacific5660513.4
TOTAL423713100.0
326) [FOUR CATEGORY REGION, RECODED VARIABLE] (REGION4)
TOTAL%
1) East9840223.2
2) Midwest10207524.1
3) South13739532.4
4) West8584120.3
TOTAL423713100.0
327) [CITY SIZE, RECODED VARIABLE, CODING UNKNOWN] (CITYSIZR)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL4237134.522.90
328) [SIX CATEGORY CITY SIZE, RECODED VARIABLE] (CITYSIZ6)
TOTAL%
1) Open Country10048023.7
2) Less than 10,0004624810.9
3) 10,000 to 24,9997162316.9
4) 25,000 to 99,9998039319
5) 100,000 to 499,9996615115.6
6) 500+5881813.9
TOTAL423713100.0
329) [THREE CATEGORY CITY SIZE, RECODED VARIABLE] (CITYSIZ3)
TOTAL%
1) Less than 10,00014672834.6
2) 10,000 to 99,99915201635.9
3) 100,000 or more12496929.5
TOTAL423713100.0
330) [INTERVIEWER RECORD GENDER:] (for use with online analysis) (I-GENDER)
TOTAL%
1) Male20067347.4
2) Female22304052.6
TOTAL423713100.0
331) [FOUR CATEGORY REGION, RECODED VARIABLE] (for use with online analysis) (I-REGION)
TOTAL%
1) East9840223.2
2) Midwest10207524.1
3) South13739532.4
4) West8584120.3
TOTAL423713100.0
332) What is your race? Are you white, black, Asian, or some other race? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-RACE)
TOTAL%
1) White33958781
2) Black or African American4842911.5
3) Asian84552
4) Other or mixed race228455.4
Missing4397 
TOTAL419316100.0
333) What is your religious preference? - Protestant, Roman Catholic, Jewish, or some other religion? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-RELIGION)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant22533654.6
2) Roman Catholic10982026.6
3) Jewish55431.3
4) Other329368
8) No Preference, Atheist, Agnostic392439.5
Missing10835 
TOTAL412878100.0