Brazil Religion Survey, 2007

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All frequencies weighted by 100) WEIGHT
1) Time when the interview started (TIMESTAR)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL57001596.481871.35
2) Time when interview ended (TIMEEND)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL57001624.261855.59
3) Date on which the interview was conducted: March xx, 2007 (DATE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL570019.360.51
4) How old are you? (in years) (AGE_YR)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL570037.3516.19
5) How old are you? (in categories) (AGE_CAT)
TOTAL%
1) 16 to 24152926.8
2) 25 to 34131123
3) 35 to 44112119.7
4) 45 to 59103318.1
5) 60 and over70612.4
TOTAL5700100.0
6) Sex (SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Male278548.9
2) Female291551.1
TOTAL5700100.0
7) Are you in favor of or against the legality of divorce? (LEGDIV)
TOTAL%
1) In favor404470.9
2) Against158327.8
99) Don't know731.3
TOTAL5700100.0
8) Are you in favor or against remarriage in the church? (REMARCHR)
TOTAL%
1) In favor320056.1
2) Against240042.1
99) Don't know1001.8
TOTAL5700100.0
9) Are you in favor or against the use of birth control? (BRTHCON)
TOTAL%
1) In favor535493.9
2) Against3005.3
99) Don't know47.8
TOTAL5701100.0
10) Currently, the laws in Brazil do not recognize homosexual marriages as legitimate unions. Many homosexual couples want their civil union to be recognized. Are you in favor or against legalizing homosexual marriage? (LEGSSMAR)
TOTAL%
1) In favor239141.9
2) Against320156.2
99) Don't know1081.9
TOTAL5700100.0
11) Are you in favor or against child adoption by homosexual couples? (ADPTHOMO)
TOTAL%
1) In favor243242.7
2) Against316355.5
99) Don't know1051.8
TOTAL5700100.0
12) Currently, abortion is allowed by law in the case of rape or if the mother's life is at risk. Are you aware of this law? (AWAREABT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, I have heard about it436476.6
2) No, I have not heard about it129222.7
99) Don't know44.8
TOTAL5700100.0
13) There are currently proposed bills to expand the types of situations where abortion is allowed. Are you in favor that… (FAVORABT)
TOTAL%
1) The law continue as it is147125.8
2) Abortion be allowed in more situations397969.8
99) Don't know2504.4
TOTAL5700100.0
14) Euthanasia is the action of ending the life of incurable patients. Currently, it is considered a crime in Brazil. Are you in favor or against euthanasia? (FAVEUTH)
TOTAL%
1) In favor203735.7
2) Against336859.1
99) Don't know2955.2
TOTAL5700100.0
15) If there was a poll about the death penalty, would you vote in favor or against it? (FAVDPEN)
TOTAL%
1) In favor310954.5
2) Against241642.4
99) Don't know1753.1
TOTAL5700100.0
16) I would like you to point out which religion is yours (YOURRLGN)
TOTAL%
1) Pentecostal Evangelical (Congregational Christian in Brazil, Assembly of God, Evangelical Crusade, Foursquare Gospel, Brazil for Christ, House of Blessings, God is Love, Universal Church of the Kingdom of God, Reborn in Christ, International Grace of God, "Crente"/Believer)98117.2
2) Evangelical not Pentecostal (Baptist, Presbyterian, Methodist, Lutheran, Episcopal, Anglican, Congregational, Salvation Army, "Protestant")2614.6
3) Umbanda37.6
4) Candomble or other Afro-Brasilian religions (Xango, Batuque, Mina, Omoloco, Catimbó)16.3
5) Kardecian spiritism, Spiritist1713
6) Catholic366764.3
7) Jewish13.2
8) Other religion (Mormon, Adventist, Jehovah's Witness, Seicho-No-le, Messianic, Perfect Liberty, Buddhist, Santo Daime, Muslim)1432.5
9) Do not have any religion4137.2
TOTAL5702100.0
17) If Catholic, are you Pentecostal or not? (CATHPENT)
TOTAL%
1) Pentecostal39110.7
2) Not Pentecostal327589.3
Missing2033 
TOTAL3666100.0
18) ASKED OF THOSE WHO FOLLOW A RELIGION: Have you always followed this religion? (ALWYSFOL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes419579.3
2) No108420.5
999) Don't know8.2
Missing413 
TOTAL5287100.0
19) ASKED OF THOSE WHO HAVE NOT ALWAYS FOLLOWED THIS RELIGION (THE SAME RELIGION THEY CURRENTLY DO): Did you previously follow another religion, or did you have no religious beliefs? (PREVFOL)
TOTAL%
1) Had a different religion90883.8
2) Did not have a religion16415.1
99) Don't know121.1
Missing4616 
TOTAL1084100.0
20) ASKED OF THOSE WHO HAVE NO RELIGION OR ARE ATHIESTS: Have you ever had any religion? (ANYRLGN)
TOTAL%
1) Had a religion24860
2) Have never had a religion14334.6
999) Don't know225.3
Missing5287 
TOTAL413100.0
21) ASKED OF THOSE WHO ALREADY FOLLOWED A RELIGION/ HAD A DIFFERENT RELIGION: What was your previous religion? (PREVRLGN)
TOTAL%
1) Pentecostal Evangelical (Congregational Christian in Brazil, Assembly of God, Evangelical Crusade, Foursquare Gospel, Brazil for Christ, House of Blessings, God is Love, Universal Church of the Kingdom of God, Reborn in Christ, International Grace of God, "Crente"/Believer)21318.4
2) Evangelical not Pentecostal (Baptist, Presbyterian, Methodist, Lutheran, Episcopal, Anglican, Congregational, Salvation Army, "Protestant")736.3
3) Umbanda141.2
4) Candomble or other Afro-Brasilian religions (Xango, Batuque, Mina, Omoloco, Catimbó)10.9
5) Kardecian spiritism, Spiritist211.8
6) Catholic78167.6
8) Other religion (Mormon, Adventist, Jehovah's Witness, Seicho-No-le, Messianic, Perfect Liberty, Buddhist, Santo Daime, Muslim)413.5
99) Don't know3.3
Missing4544 
TOTAL1156100.0
22) ASKED OF THOSE WHO HAD A DIFFERENT RELIGION OR IF IS AN ATHIEST/HAD A RELIGION PREVIOULSY, BUT DO NOT HAVE ONE NOW: How long ago did you stop following this religion? Years (STRELYRS)
TOTAL%
1) 1635.7
2) 2898.1
3) 3938.4
4) 4534.8
5) 5918.3
6) 6484.4
7) 7433.9
8) 8555
9) 9272.5
10) 101009.1
11) 11141.3
12) 12444
13) 13232.1
14) 14131.2
15) 15706.4
16) 16141.3
17) 172.2
18) 1810.9
19) 196.5
20) 20635.7
21) 214.4
22) 225.5
23) 235.5
24) 242.2
25) 25201.8
27) 275.5
28) 2800
29) 291.1
30) 30211.9
31) 314.4
32) 322.2
33) 331.1
35) 358.7
36) 361.1
38) 382.2
40) 409.8
43) 431.1
48) 483.3
50) 508.7
53) 531.1
55) 553.3
57) 571.1
60) 601.1
997) Refused282.5
999) Don't know454.1
Missing4597 
TOTAL1102100.0
23) ASKED OF THOSE WHO HAD A DIFFERENT RELIGION OR IF IS AN ATHEIST/HAD A RELIGION PREVIOUSLY, BUT DO NOT HAVE ONE NOW: How long ago did you stop following this religion? Months (STRELMTH)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL57005.322.75
24) ASKED OF THOSE HAD A DIFFERENT RELIGON OR IF IS AN ATHEIST/HAD A RELIGION PREVIOUSLY, BUT DO NOT HAVE ONE NOW: How long ago did you stop following this religion? (STOPREL)
TOTAL%
1) Five or less years44038
2) Between five and ten years27323.6
3) Ten or more years37132.1
999) Refused/Don't know736.3
Missing4544 
TOTAL1157100.0
25) ASKED OF THOSE WHO ARE ATHEISTS: Although you are an atheist, do you believe in a superior force? (BLVSPFRC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, I believe2146.7
2) No, do not believe2351.1
99) Don't know12.2
Missing5654 
TOTAL45100.0
26) What is the name of the current Pope? (NAMEPOPE)
TOTAL%
1) Benedict XVI/ Benedict the 16th274748.2
2) Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger38.7
98) Other answers4678.2
99) Don't know244842.9
TOTAL5700100.0
27) Pope Benedict XVI will visit Brazil this coming May. Did you know about this event? (KNOVISIT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes395169.3
2) No174630.6
99) Don't know3.1
TOTAL5700100.0
28) Do you plan to attend any of the events in which the Pope will participate in Brazil? (POPEEVTS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes102618
2) No467282
99) Don't know20
TOTAL5700100.0
29) Do you plan to follow the Pope's visit to Brazil via television? (FOLPOVIS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes394869.3
2) No175030.7
99) Don't know20
TOTAL5700100.0
30) How often do you attend church or other religious services? (ATTENDCH)
TOTAL%
1) More than once a week146125.6
2) Once a week171430.1
3) Once every 15 days4958.7
4) Once a month80614.1
5) Once every six months2985.2
6) Once a year2464.3
7) Less than once a year1242.2
96) Do not usually go to churches or religious services5489.6
99) Don't know8.1
TOTAL5700100.0
31) ASKED OF THOSE WHO USED TO ATTEND CHURCH OR RELIGIOUS SERICES: WHAT ARE THE REASONS YOU ATTEND CHURCH OR RELIGIOUS SERVICES? (Q42A)
TOTAL%
1) Because I like to pray/prayer71613.9
2) Because I feel good/happy/peace/strengthened3476.7
3) To request a grace/by family/for job/health2805.4
4) To listen/look for the word/preaching/sermon4639
5) To zoom in/worship/serve God80915.7
7) To thank a grace/by life/family/blessings3076
8) By faith/to have faith/believe in God491
10) By the need to seek/feel God's presence1322.6
11) To learn about the religion/Jesus/God/Bible20.4
12) To attend Mass3236.3
15) Because I like it/feel good inside church/congregation/gathering40.8
16) Apologizing for the sins/confession1533
17) To attend ceremonies (wedding, christening, Mass, Seventh-day confirmation)841.6
18) To follow the tradition/to be involved/friends go2444.7
19) To be patient/calm/not discouraged38.7
20) To take Communion/spiritual cleansing/purify the soul30.6
21) By having the meeting of liturgy/attend religious groups/theater/singing/music1703.3
22) To accompany other people701.4
23) To feed/grow spiritually46.9
24) To save the soul/spirit/not go to hell20.4
25) For believing in religion791.5
27) Being a Christian's duty20.4
28) To see/meet friends from church1583.1
29) Being Catholic19.4
30) To receive blessings671.3
31) To do charity661.3
32) Have attended church since childhood681.3
34) To commune931.8
35) To reflect/meditate32.6
98) Other answers931.8
99) Do not know1162.3
Missing548 
TOTAL5152100.0
32) WHAT ARE THE REASONS YOU ATTEND CHURCH OR RELIGIOUS SERVICES? (Q42B)
TOTAL%
1) Because I like to pray/prayer2149.9
2) Because I feel good/happy/peace/strengthened26212.2
3) To request a grace/by family/for job/health1456.7
4) To listen/look for the word/preaching/sermon1326.1
5) To zoom in/worship/serve God23611
7) To thank a grace/by life/family/blessings884.1
8) By faith/to have faith/believe in God462.1
10) By the need to seek/feel God's presence884.1
11) To learn about the religion/Jesus/God/Bible301.4
12) To attend Mass1758.1
15) Because I like it/feel good inside church/congregation/gathering411.9
16) Apologizing for the sins/confession612.8
17) To attend ceremonies (wedding, christening, Mass, Seventh-day confirmation)874
18) To follow the tradition/to be involved/friends go1014.7
19) To be patient/calm/not discouraged9.4
20) To take Communion/spiritual cleansing/purify the soul411.9
21) By having the meeting of liturgy/attend religious groups/theater/singing/music914.2
22) To accompany other people12.6
23) To feed/grow spiritually15.7
24) To save the soul/spirit/not go to hell14.7
25) For believing in religion422
27) Being a Christian's duty7.3
28) To see/meet friends from church291.3
29) Being Catholic8.4
30) To receive blessings371.7
31) To do charity17.8
32) Have attended church since childhood311.4
34) To commune291.3
35) To reflect/meditate18.8
98) Other answers472.2
Missing3547 
TOTAL2153100.0
33) WHAT ARE THE REASONS YOU ATTEND CHURCH OR RELIGIOUS SERVICES? (Q42C)
TOTAL%
1) Because I like to pray/prayer409.6
2) Because I feel good/happy/peace/strengthened399.4
3) To request a grace/by family/for job/health256
4) To listen/look for the word/preaching/sermon297
5) To zoom in/worship/serve God337.9
7) To thank a grace/by life/family/blessings81.9
8) By faith/to have faith/believe in God266.2
10) By the need to seek/feel God's presence194.6
11) To learn about the religion/Jesus/God/Bible2.5
12) To attend Mass245.8
15) Because I like it/feel good inside church/congregation/gathering41
16) Apologizing for the sins/confession92.2
17) To attend ceremonies (wedding, christening, Mass, Seventh-day confirmation)204.8
18) To follow the tradition/to be involved/friends go256
19) To be patient/calm/not discouraged2.5
20) To take Communion/spiritual cleansing/purify the soul122.9
21) By having the meeting of liturgy/attend religious groups/theater/singing/music143.4
23) To feed/grow spiritually41
24) To save the soul/spirit/not go to hell1.2
25) For believing in religion61.4
27) Being a Christian's duty2.5
28) To see/meet friends from church71.7
29) Being Catholic102.4
30) To receive blessings92.2
31) To do charity122.9
32) Have attended church since childhood92.2
34) To commune133.1
35) To reflect/meditate71.7
98) Other answers61.4
Missing5285 
TOTAL417100.0
34) WHAT ARE THE REASONS YOU ATTEND CHURCH OR RELIGIOUS SERVICES? (Q42D)
TOTAL%
1) Because I like to pray/prayer26.3
2) Because I feel good/happy/peace/strengthened00
3) To request a grace/by family/for job/health825
4) To listen/look for the word/preaching/sermon412.5
5) To zoom in/worship/serve God515.6
7) To thank a grace/by life/family/blessings00
10) By the need to seek/feel God's presence13.1
11) To learn about the religion/Jesus/God/Bible26.3
15) Because I like it/feel good inside church/congregation/gathering26.3
17) To attend ceremonies (wedding, christening, Mass, Seventh-day confirmation)515.6
18) To follow the tradition/to be involved/friends go13.1
21) By having the meeting of liturgy/attend religious groups/theater/singing/music13.1
24) To save the soul/spirit/not go to hell00
98) Other answers13.1
Missing5667 
TOTAL32100.0
35) WHAT ARE THE REASONS YOU ATTEND CHURCH OR RELIGIOUS SERVICES? (Q42E)
TOTAL%
5) To zoom in/worship/serve God00
17) To attend ceremonies (wedding, christening, Mass, Seventh-day confirmation)00
Missing5700 
TOTAL0100.0
36) WHAT ARE THE REASONS YOU ATTEND CHURCH OR RELIGIOUS SERVICES? (Q42F)
TOTAL%
30) To receive blessings00
Missing5700 
TOTAL0100.0
37) ASKED OF THOSE WHO FOLLOW A RELIGION: How often do you contribute money to your religion? Always, sometimes or rarely? (GIVEMNEY)
TOTAL%
1) Always165331.3
2) Sometimes183534.7
3) Rarely57710.9
96) Don't contribute118522.4
99) Don't know38.7
Missing413 
TOTAL5288100.0
38) ASKED IF FOLLOW A RELIGION: [BESIDES YOUR CURRENT RELIGION, DO YOU ATTEND WORSHIP OR RELIGIOUS SERVICES IN ANY OTHER RELIGION?] If so, which ones? (ATNDOTH1)
TOTAL%
1) Pentecostal Evangelical (Congregational Christian in Brazil, Assembly of God, Evangelical Crusade, Foursquare Gospel, Brazil for Christ, House of Blessings, God is Love, Universal Church of the Kingdom of God, Reborn in Christ, International Grace of God, "Crente"/Believer)5259.9
2) Evangelical not Pentecostal (Baptist, Presbyterian, Methodist, Lutheran, Episcopal, Anglican, Congregational, Salvation Army, "Protestant")1472.8
5) Kardecian spiritism, Spiritist671.3
6) Catholic1072
8) Other religion? (Mormon, Adventist, Jehovah's Witness, Seicho-No-le, Messianic, Perfect Liberty, Buddhist, Santo Daime, Muslim)681.3
96) Do not attend423080
99) Don't know1432.7
Missing413 
TOTAL5287100.0
39) ASKED IF FOLLOW A RELIGION: [BESIDES YOUR CURRENT RELIGION, DO YOU ATTEND WORSHIP OR RELIGIOUS SERVICES IN ANY OTHER RELIGION?] If so, which ones? (ATNDOTH2)
TOTAL%
2) Evangelical not Pentecostal (Baptist, Presbyterian, Methodist, Lutheran, Episcopal, Anglican, Congregational, Salvation Army, "Protestant")2852.8
5) Kardecian spiritism, Spiritist47.5
6) Catholic917
8) Other religion? (Mormon, Adventist, Jehovah's Witness, Seicho-No-le, Messianic, Perfect Liberty, Buddhist, Santo Daime, Muslim)1222.6
Missing5648 
TOTAL53100.0
40) ASKED IF FOLLOW A RELIGION: [BESIDES YOUR CURRENT RELIGION, DO YOU ATTEND WORSHIP OR RELIGIOUS SERVICES IN ANY OTHER RELIGION?] If so, which ones? (ATNDOTH3)
TOTAL%
5) Kardecian spiritism, Spiritist150
6) Catholic00
8) Other religion? (Mormon, Adventist, Jehovah's Witness, Seicho-No-le, Messianic, Perfect Liberty, Buddhist, Santo Daime, Muslim)150
Missing5698 
TOTAL2100.0
41) Do you pray? If yes, how often do you pray? (OFTNPRAY)
TOTAL%
1) Everyday399670.1
2) Almost everyday79814
3) At least once a week4037.1
4) Once every 15 days651.1
5) Once a month791.4
6) Less than once a month32.6
96) Do not pray3115.5
99) Don't know15.3
TOTAL5699100.0
42) Have you ever changed any of your habits or ceased doing something because of religious reasons? If yes, what habit did you change or what did you cease doing because of religious reasons? (HABIT1)
TOTAL%
5) Stopped drinking1833.2
6) He stopped going to dances/nightclubs/bars/ballads/parties/nights out2183.8
7) Stopped smoking cigarettes21.4
8) Became more patient/understanding25.4
9) Changed the clothing2324.1
12) Stopped going out with several men/women/dating married people/having sex before marriage50.9
21) Stopped playing26.5
24) Stopped swearing49.9
26) Stopped wearing long pants22.4
28) Changed the treatment to people/became more affectionate/humble40.7
29) Changed diet/stopped eating some foods52.9
30) Stopped being vane/using makeup/earrings23.4
96) Didn't change habits/didn't change anything443677.8
98) Other responses2294
99) Don't know941.6
TOTAL5700100.0
43) Have you ever changed any of your habits or ceased doing something because of religious reasons? If yes, what habit did you change or what did you cease doing because of religious reasons? (HABIT2)
TOTAL%
5) Stopped drinking559.1
6) He stopped going to dances/nightclubs/bars/ballads/parties/nights out18530.6
7) Stopped smoking cigarettes5.8
8) Became more patient/understanding132.2
9) Changed the clothing9215.2
12) Stopped going out with several men/women/dating married people/having sex before marriage244
21) Stopped playing4.7
24) Stopped swearing254.1
26) Stopped wearing long pants172.8
28) Changed the treatment to people/became more affectionate/humble325.3
29) Changed diet/stopped eating some foods132.2
30) Stopped being vane/using makeup/earrings396.5
98) Other responses10016.6
Missing5097 
TOTAL604100.0
44) Have you ever changed any of your habits or ceased doing something because of religious reasons? If yes, what habit did you change or what did you cease doing because of religious reasons? (HABIT3)
TOTAL%
5) Stopped drinking105
6) He stopped going to dances/nightclubs/bars/ballads/parties/nights out2512.4
7) Stopped smoking cigarettes73.5
8) Became more patient/understanding63
9) Changed the clothing4321.3
12) Stopped going out with several men/women/dating married people/having sex before marriage105
21) Stopped playing1.5
24) Stopped swearing2512.4
26) Stopped wearing long pants52.5
28) Changed the treatment to people/became more affectionate/humble2110.4
29) Changed diet/stopped eating some foods21
30) Stopped being vane/using makeup/earrings94.5
98) Other responses3818.8
Missing5498 
TOTAL202100.0
45) Have you ever changed any of your habits or ceased doing something because of religious reasons? If yes, what habit did you change or what did you cease doing because of religious reasons? (HABIT4)
TOTAL%
5) Stopped drinking310.7
6) He stopped going to dances/nightclubs/bars/ballads/parties/nights out00
8) Became more patient/understanding13.6
9) Changed the clothing414.3
12) Stopped going out with several men/women/dating married people/having sex before marriage310.7
24) Stopped swearing27.1
26) Stopped wearing long pants27.1
28) Changed the treatment to people/became more affectionate/humble310.7
30) Stopped being vane/using makeup/earrings310.7
98) Other responses725
Missing5672 
TOTAL28100.0
46) Have you ever changed any of your habits or ceased doing something because of religious reasons? If yes, what habit did you change or what did you cease doing because of religious reasons? (HABIT5)
TOTAL%
28) Changed the treatment to people/became more affectionate/humble266.7
98) Other responses133.3
Missing5697 
TOTAL3100.0
47) Have you ever studied at a religious school or institution? (RELIGEDU)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, I study there currently1632.9
2) Yes, I have studied there77413.6
3) No, I have never studied there465881.7
99) Don't know1051.8
TOTAL5700100.0
48) [DID YOU:] get baptized in the Catholic church? (CATHBAPT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes485085.1
2) No84314.8
99) Don't know7.1
TOTAL5700100.0
49) [DID YOU:] receive First Communion in the Catholic church? (CATHCOMM)
TOTAL%
1) Yes339059.5
2) No229740.3
99) Don't know13.2
TOTAL5700100.0
50) [DID YOU:] get confirmed in the Catholic church? (CATHCONF)
TOTAL%
1) Yes289150.7
2) No279949.1
99) Don't know10.2
TOTAL5700100.0
51) [DID YOU:] get married in the Catholic church? (CATHMARR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes169929.8
2) No399270
99) Don't know9.2
TOTAL5700100.0
52) [WOULD YOU SAY THAT YOU TOTALLY BELIEVE, HAVE DOUBTS, OR DO NOT BELIEVE:] That God exists? (GODEXIST)
TOTAL%
1) Totally believe551496.7
2) Have doubts or do not believe1682.9
99) Don't know18.3
TOTAL5700100.0
53) [WOULD YOU SAY THAT YOU TOTALLY BELIEVE, HAVE DOUBTS, OR DO NOT BELIEVE:] That Mary was a virgin when she gave birth to Jesus? (MARYVRGN)
TOTAL%
1) Totally believe487685.5
2) Have doubts or do not believe80414.1
99) Don't know20.4
TOTAL5700100.0
54) [WOULD YOU SAY THAT YOU TOTALLY BELIEVE, HAVE DOUBTS, OR DO NOT BELIEVE:] That Jesus rose from the dead after His crucifixion? (RESURECT)
TOTAL%
1) Totally believe528692.7
2) Have doubts or do not believe4047.1
99) Don't know10.2
TOTAL5700100.0
55) [WOULD YOU SAY THAT YOU TOTALLY BELIEVE, HAVE DOUBTS, OR DO NOT BELIEVE:] That Jesus will come back to Earth at the end of time? (SNDCOMIN)
TOTAL%
1) Totally believe436576.6
2) Have doubts or do not believe131723.1
99) Don't know18.3
TOTAL5700100.0
56) [WOULD YOU SAY THAT YOU TOTALLY BELIEVE, HAVE DOUBTS, OR DO NOT BELIEVE:] That there is life after death? (LFPSTDTH)
TOTAL%
1) Totally believe343460.2
2) Have doubts or do not believe225039.5
99) Don't know16.3
TOTAL5700100.0
57) [WOULD YOU SAY THAT YOU TOTALLY BELIEVE, HAVE DOUBTS, OR DO NOT BELIEVE:] That after death, some people go to Heaven? (HEAVEN)
TOTAL%
1) Totally believe366664.3
2) Have doubts or do not believe202035.4
99) Don't know14.2
TOTAL5700100.0
58) [WOULD YOU SAY THAT YOU TOTALLY BELIEVE, HAVE DOUBTS, OR DO NOT BELIEVE:] That after death, some people are sent to Hell? (HELL)
TOTAL%
1) Totally believe328757.7
2) Have doubts or do not believe239742.1
99) Don't know16.3
TOTAL5700100.0
59) [WOULD YOU SAY THAT YOU TOTALLY BELIEVE, HAVE DOUBTS, OR DO NOT BELIEVE:] That the host is the body of Christ? (HOSTREAL)
TOTAL%
1) Totally believe371965.2
2) Have doubts or do not believe195534.3
99) Don't know26.5
TOTAL5700100.0
60) [WOULD YOU SAY THAT YOU TOTALLY BELIEVE, HAVE DOUBTS, OR DO NOT BELIEVE:] That the Holy Spirit exists? (HLYSPIRT)
TOTAL%
1) Totally believe522591.7
2) Have doubts or do not believe4608.1
99) Don't know15.3
TOTAL5700100.0
61) [WOULD YOU SAY THAT YOU TOTALLY BELIEVE, HAVE DOUBTS, OR DO NOT BELIEVE:] That the Devil exists? (BLVDEVIL)
TOTAL%
1) Totally believe429875.4
2) Have doubts or do not believe138624.3
99) Don't know16.3
TOTAL5700100.0
62) [WOULD YOU SAY THAT YOU TOTALLY BELIEVE, HAVE DOUBTS, OR DO NOT BELIEVE:] In reincarnation? (REINCARN)
TOTAL%
1) Totally believe213737.5
2) Have doubts or do not believe355362.3
99) Don't know10.2
TOTAL5700100.0
63) [WOULD YOU SAY THAT YOU TOTALLY BELIEVE, HAVE DOUBTS, OR DO NOT BELIEVE:] In miracles? (MIRACLES)
TOTAL%
1) Totally believe494686.8
2) Have doubts or do not believe74213
99) Don't know12.2
TOTAL5700100.0
64) [WOULD YOU SAY THAT YOU TOTALLY BELIEVE, HAVE DOUBTS, OR DO NOT BELIEVE:] In the power of the saints? (PWRSAINT)
TOTAL%
1) Totally believe324556.9
2) Have doubts or do not believe244242.8
99) Don't know13.2
TOTAL5700100.0
65) Are you devoted to any saint? Which one? (SAINT1)
TOTAL%
1) Our Lady of Aparecida95316.7
2) Saint Antonio2193.8
4) Saint Expeditus581
6) Saint George791.4
7) Saint Jude591
8) Saint Francis of Assisi651.1
9) Saint Joseph1272.2
10) Our Lady of Fatima1202.1
11) Saint Sebastian2023.5
12) Madonna/Virgin Mary/Maria27.5
16) Saint Rita of Cascia981.7
17) Our Lady of Grace27.5
19) Father Cicero891.6
22) St. Lucia46.8
26) Jesus/Christ561
28) Our Lady of Conception49.9
29) Our Lady of Perpetual Help25.4
40) Our Lady of Nazareth32.6
96) Not devoted to a saint286150.2
98) Others4427.8
99) Don't know/not answered661.2
TOTAL5700100.0
66) Are you devoted to any saint? Which one? (SAINT2)
TOTAL%
1) Our Lady of Aparecida7618.5
2) Saint Antonio368.8
4) Saint Expeditus71.7
6) Saint George194.6
7) Saint Jude51.2
8) Saint Francis of Assisi92.2
9) Saint Joseph112.7
10) Our Lady of Fatima245.9
11) Saint Sebastian4511
12) Madonna/Virgin Mary/Maria102.4
16) Saint Rita of Cascia174.1
17) Our Lady of Grace82
19) Father Cicero256.1
22) St. Lucia112.7
26) Jesus/Christ71.7
28) Our Lady of Conception3.7
29) Our Lady of Perpetual Help51.2
40) Our Lady of Nazareth51.2
98) Others8721.2
Missing5293 
TOTAL410100.0
67) Are you devoted to any saint? Which one? (SAINT3)
TOTAL%
1) Our Lady of Aparecida1516.7
2) Saint Antonio77.8
4) Saint Expeditus55.6
6) Saint George11.1
8) Saint Francis of Assisi33.3
9) Saint Joseph22.2
10) Our Lady of Fatima22.2
11) Saint Sebastian1011.1
16) Saint Rita of Cascia55.6
17) Our Lady of Grace22.2
19) Father Cicero55.6
22) St. Lucia33.3
26) Jesus/Christ55.6
28) Our Lady of Conception22.2
29) Our Lady of Perpetual Help22.2
40) Our Lady of Nazareth22.2
98) Others1921.1
Missing5610 
TOTAL90100.0
68) Are you devoted to any saint? Which one? (SAINT4)
TOTAL%
1) Our Lady of Aparecida18.3
4) Saint Expeditus00
9) Saint Joseph18.3
11) Saint Sebastian18.3
16) Saint Rita of Cascia18.3
19) Father Cicero18.3
26) Jesus/Christ00
29) Our Lady of Perpetual Help00
98) Others758.3
Missing5687 
TOTAL12100.0
69) Are you devoted to any saint? Which one? (SAINT5)
TOTAL%
1) Our Lady of Aparecida150
10) Our Lady of Fatima00
16) Saint Rita of Cascia150
98) Others00
Missing5697 
TOTAL2100.0
70) Are you devoted to any saint? Which one? (SAINT6)
TOTAL%
9) Saint Joseph1100
Missing5699 
TOTAL1100.0
71) Are you devoted to any saint? Which one? (SAINT7)
TOTAL%
98) Others1100
Missing5699 
TOTAL1100.0
72) Have you ever dated or married someone with a different religion than yours? (DTDDIFRL)
TOTAL%
1) Have never dated nor married someone of a different religion383767.3
2) Dated, but did not marry141924.9
3) Married someone with a different religion4297.5
99) Don't know16.3
TOTAL5701100.0
73) ASKED OF THOSE WHO HAVE NEVER DATED NOR MARRIED: Would you date someone who was of a different religion than your own? (WLDDTDIF)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, I would date248664.8
2) No, I wouldn't date107628.1
99) Don't know2747.1
Missing1863 
TOTAL3836100.0
74) ASKED OF THOSE WHO HAVE NEVER DATED NOR MARRIED OR IF DATED BUT HAVE NEVER MARRIED: Would you marry someone who was of a different religion than yours? (WLDMRDIF)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, I would marry316160.2
2) No, I would not marry150628.7
99) Don't know58811.2
Missing445 
TOTAL5255100.0
75) Would you change your religion to match your spouse's if you married someone from a different religion? (CHNGREL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, I would change90715.9
2) No, I would not change467682
99) Don't know1172.1
TOTAL5700100.0
76) [ARE YOU IN FAVOR OR AGAINST CATHOLIC PRIESTS TAKING PART IN…] Movement for land reform? (PRLNDREF)
TOTAL%
1) In favor347260.9
2) Against160128.1
3) Indifferent3776.6
99) Don't know2494.4
TOTAL5699100.0
77) [ARE YOU IN FAVOR OR AGAINST CATHOLIC PRIESTS TAKING PART IN…] Movement for housing? (PRHOUS)
TOTAL%
1) In favor437176.7
2) Against88015.4
3) Indifferent2824.9
99) Don't know1662.9
TOTAL5699100.0
78) [ARE YOU IN FAVOR OR AGAINST CATHOLIC PRIESTS TAKING PART IN…] Entities that defend human rights? (PRDEFHR)
TOTAL%
1) In favor462781.2
2) Against65911.6
3) Indifferent2434.3
99) Don't know1703
TOTAL5699100.0
79) [ARE YOU IN FAVOR OR AGAINST CATHOLIC PRIESTS TAKING PART IN…] Entities that take care of orphans? (PRCRORPH)
TOTAL%
1) In favor503788.4
2) Against3656.4
3) Indifferent1853.2
99) Don't know1122
TOTAL5699100.0
80) [ARE YOU IN FAVOR OF OR AGAINST CATHOLIC PRIESTS THAT…] Advocate a political view? (PRPOLVW)
TOTAL%
1) In favor167329.4
2) Against360563.2
3) Indifferent2594.5
99) Don't know1632.9
TOTAL5700100.0
81) [ARE YOU IN FAVOR OF OR AGAINST CATHOLIC PRIESTS THAT…] Join political parties? (PRJOINPP)
TOTAL%
1) In favor118520.8
2) Against412572.4
3) Indifferent2474.3
99) Don't know1432.5
TOTAL5700100.0
82) [ARE YOU IN FAVOR OF OR AGAINST CATHOLIC PRIESTS THAT…] Support a candidate during elections? (PRSUPCND)
TOTAL%
1) In favor130022.8
2) Against401670.5
3) Indifferent2604.6
99) Don't know1242.2
TOTAL5700100.0
83) [ARE YOU IN FAVOR OF OR AGAINST CATHOLIC PRIESTS THAT...] Run for a political office? (PRRUNPOL)
TOTAL%
1) In favor115920.3
2) Against417273.2
3) Indifferent2424.2
99) Don't know1262.2
TOTAL5699100.0
84) The Catholic priests must observe vows of chastity, meaning that they are forbidden to engage in sexual relations. In your opinion, do all the fathers observe the vows of chastity, do the majority observe but some don't, do some observe but not the majority, or do none of them observe the vows of chastity? (VOWCHAST)
TOTAL%
1) All of them observe the vows2464.3
2) The majority observe the vows177331.1
3) Some observe the vows292151.3
4) None of them observe the vows4818.4
99) Don't know2784.9
TOTAL5699100.0
85) In your opinion, should Catholic priests have the right to marry? (PRTMARRY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, they should have the right374565.7
2) No, they shouldn't have the right166829.3
99) Don't know2875
TOTAL5700100.0
86) The media has denounced some cases of Catholic priests who are charged with sexually abusing children. In your opinion, these denunciations… (DENUNC)
TOTAL%
1) They are all true119220.9
2) The majority of them are true, but some of them are not173830.5
3) Some of them are true, but the majority are not215137.7
4) None of the denunciations are true2113.7
99) Don't know4087.2
TOTAL5700100.0
87) [DO YOU AGREE OR DISAGREE WITH THE FOLLOWING STATEMENTS?] Umbanda is evil (UMBANDA)
TOTAL%
1) Totally disagree251944.2
2) Partially disagree72712.8
3) Neither agree nor disagree85915.1
4) Partially agree5629.9
5) Totally agree98817.3
99) Don't know44.8
TOTAL5699100.0
88) [DO YOU AGREE OR DISAGREE WITH THE FOLLOWING STATEMENTS?] The Jews only think about money (JEWMONEY)
TOTAL%
1) Totally disagree165929.1
2) Partially disagree110819.4
3) Neither agree nor disagree122621.5
4) Partially agree78813.8
5) Totally agree85915.1
99) Don't know611.1
TOTAL5701100.0
89) [DOYOU AGREE OR DISAGREE WITH THE FOLLOWING STATEMENTS?] Evangelicals are deceived by their pastors (EVANDCVD)
TOTAL%
1) Totally disagree167629.4
2) Partially disagree182832.1
3) Neither agree nor disagree66111.6
4) Partially agree58110.2
5) Totally agree88515.5
99) Don't know681.2
TOTAL5699100.0
90) [DO YOU AGREE OR DISAGREE WITH THE FOLLOWING STATEMENTS?] Catholics do not practice their religion (CATHPRAC)
TOTAL%
1) Totally disagree111019.5
2) Partially disagree233941
3) Neither agree nor disagree62410.9
4) Partially agree80414.1
5) Totally agree79614
99) Don't know27.5
TOTAL5700100.0
91) [DO YOU AGREE OR DISAGREE WITH THE FOLLOWING STATEMENTS?] Muslims defend terrorism (MSLMTERR)
TOTAL%
1) Totally disagree160728.2
2) Partially disagree120921.2
3) Neither agree nor disagree130122.8
4) Partially agree64811.4
5) Totally agree87015.3
99) Don't know641.1
TOTAL5699100.0
92) What is your marital status? (MARSTAT)
TOTAL%
1) Single228240
2) Married/legally cohabitating270847.5
3) Widow3235.7
4) Separated/divorced3365.9
99) Don't know51.9
TOTAL5700100.0
93) Currently, do you live… (CURLIVE1)
TOTAL%
1) Alone4548
2) With your parents151526.6
3) With other relatives73112.8
4) With a partner269247.2
5) With friends701.2
98) Other people2183.8
99) Don't know20.4
TOTAL5700100.0
94) Currently, do you live… (CURLIVE2)
TOTAL%
1) Alone87.8
2) With your parents65.9
3) With other relatives1312.7
4) With a partner4241.2
98) Other people3332.4
Missing5597 
TOTAL102100.0
95) Currently, do you live… (CURLIVE3)
TOTAL%
4) With a partner2100
Missing5698 
TOTAL2100.0
96) ASKED OF MARRIED COUPLES AND/OR COUPLES LIVING WITH A PARTNER: Is this the first time you have been married or lived with a partner? (FRSTMAR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes225878.8
2) No58820.5
999) Don't know or Didn't respond21.7
Missing2833 
TOTAL2867100.0
97) ASKED OF MARRIED COUPLES AND/OR COUPLES LIVING WITH A PARTNER IF IT IS NOT THEIR FIRST TIME: How many times have you been married or have lived with a partner, including your current partner? (TIMESMAR)
TOTAL%
1) 1325.4
2) 238966
3) 310818.3
4) 4569.5
99) Don't know4.7
Missing5112 
TOTAL589100.0
98) [OF YOUR MARRIAGES OR COHABITATIONS..] …how many were performed in the church? (MARINCH)
TOTAL%
1) 1144650.4
2) 2311.1
3) 310
95) Never married in the church124043.2
99) Don't know1505.2
Missing2833 
TOTAL2868100.0
99) [OF YOUR MARRIAGES OR COHABITATIONS…] …how many were legally registered? (MARLEGRG)
TOTAL%
1) 1175961.3
2) 2642.2
3) 32.1
96) Never legally registered90031.4
99) Don't know1435
Missing2833 
TOTAL2868100.0
100) Weight (WEIGHT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL10.835
101) Nature of the Municipality (METROP)
TOTAL%
1) Capital137224.1
2) Other municipalities in the metropolitan region86015.1
3) Interior346860.8
TOTAL5700100.0
102) Region of country (REGION)
TOTAL%
1) Southeast242842.6
2) South83414.6
3) Northeast157527.6
4) Northwest/North central86415.2
TOTAL5701100.0
103) Do you currently work? (IF YES) What is your primary occupation? (PEA)
TOTAL%
1) Registered wage earners107418.8
2) Not registered wage earners62811
3) Public servant3105.4
4) Autonomous (on Social Security)2855
5) Independent professional (Autonomous with Bachelor's degree)25.4
6) Business owner1192.1
7) Free-lance82614.5
8) Student-paid apprentice37.6
9) Other1262.2
10) Unemployed – PEA (looking for a job)4277.5
11) Only housewife61510.8
12) Only retired5599.8
13) Only student4818.4
14) Investment income28.5
15) Other (NOT PEA)851.5
16) Unemployed – NOT PEA (not looking for a job)721.3
99) Don't know20
TOTAL5699100.0
104) [FOR THE PURPOSE OF CLASSIFICATION, CAN YOU SAY HOW MANY OF THE FOLLOWING ITEMS YOU OWN?] Television (color) (COLORTV)
TOTAL%
1) 1311754.7
2) 2156527.5
3) 35329.3
4) 41372.4
5) 534.6
6) 6+14.2
96) Don't have2985.2
99) Don't know3.1
TOTAL5700100.0
105) [FOR THE PURPOSE OF CLASSIFICATION, CAN YOU SAY HOW MANY OF THE FOLLOWING ITEMS YOU OWN?] Car (CAR)
TOTAL%
1) 1149826.3
2) 22324.1
3) 341.7
4) 49.2
5) 510
6) 6+4.1
96) Do not have391068.6
99) Don't know4.1
TOTAL5699100.0
106) [FOR THE PURPOSE OF CLASSIFICATION, CAN YOU SAY HOW MANY OF THE FOLLOWING ITEMS YOU OWN?] Radio – excluding the car radio (RADIO)
TOTAL%
1) 1321956.5
2) 2119320.9
3) 33726.5
4) 41091.9
5) 547.8
6) 6+34.6
96) Do not have72312.7
99) Don't know5.1
TOTAL5702100.0
107) [FOR THE PURPOSE OF CLASSIFICATION, CAN YOU SAY HOW MANY OF THE FOLLOWING ITEMS YOU OWN/HIRE?] Domestic workers monthly basis (DOMESTIC)
TOTAL%
1) 13315.8
2) 219.3
3) 37.1
4) 420
6) 6+5.1
96) Do not have533193.5
99) Don't know5.1
TOTAL5700100.0
108) [FOR THE PURPOSE OF CLASSIFICATION, CAN YOU SAY HOW MANY OF THE FOLLOWING ITEMS YOU OWN?] Vacuum cleaner (VACUUM)
TOTAL%
1) 187215.3
2) 236.6
3) 320
96) Do not have478684
99) Don't know4.1
TOTAL5700100.0
109) [FOR THE PURPOSE OF CLASSIFICATION, CAN YOU SAY HOW MANY OF THE FOLLOWING ITEMS YOU OWN?] Washing machine (WASHMACH)
TOTAL%
1) 1351161.6
2) 22574.5
3) 316.3
4) 400
96) Do not have190933.5
99) Don't know7.1
TOTAL5700100.0
110) [FOR THE PURPOSE OF CLASSIFICATION, CAN YOU SAY HOW MANY OF THE FOLLOWING ITEMS YOU OWN?] Video or DVD player (VIDEODVD)
TOTAL%
1) 1314055.1
2) 261510.8
3) 3611.1
4) 417.3
5) 500
6) 6+20
96) Do not have185932.6
99) Don't know6.1
TOTAL5700100.0
111) [FOR THE PURPOSE OF CLASSIFICATION, CAN YOU SAY HOW MANY OF THE FOLLOWING ITEMS YOU OWN?] Bathroom (BATHROOM)
TOTAL%
1) 1406971.4
2) 2119621
3) 32243.9
4) 4551
5) 519.3
6) 6+7.1
96) Do not have1242.2
99) Don't know6.1
TOTAL5700100.0
112) [FOR THE PURPOSE OF CLASSIFICATION, CAN YOU SAY HOW MANY OF THE FOLLOWING ITEMS YOU OWN?] Refrigerator (REFRIG)
TOTAL%
1) 1501187.9
2) 22654.6
3) 324.4
4) 410
96) Do not have3946.9
99) Don't know4.1
TOTAL5699100.0
113) [FOR THE PURPOSE OF CLASSIFICATION, CAN YOU SAY HOW MANY OF THE FOLLOWING ITEMS YOU OWN?] Freezer (FREEZER)
TOTAL%
1) 1173830.5
2) 21061.9
3) 320.4
4) 43.1
5) 520
6) 6+20
96) Do not have381967
99) Don't know9.2
TOTAL5699100.0
114) What is your highest level of education? (SCHOOL)
TOTAL%
1) No education2454.3
2) Elementary and middle School (1st – 8th grade), incomplete181431.8
3) Elementary and middle School (1st – 8th grade), complete68111.9
4) High school, incomplete82414.5
5) High school, complete152726.8
6) College, incomplete2895.1
7) College, complete2564.5
8) Graduate school47.8
99) Don't know18.3
TOTAL5701100.0
115) What is the highest level of education of the head of the household? (SCHOOLHO)
TOTAL%
1) No education4187.3
2) Elementary and middle School (1st – 8th grade), incomplete232240.7
3) Elementary and middle School (1st – 8th grade), complete77113.5
4) High School, incomplete3886.8
5) High School, complete123621.7
6) College, incomplete1472.6
7) College, complete2995.2
8) Graduate school761.3
97) Don't want to answer28.5
99) Don't know15.3
TOTAL5700100.0
116) How much is the family income, on a monthly basis, according to this card? (FAMILYIN)
TOTAL%
1) Less than R$700.00264946.5
2) From R$701.00 to R$1,050.00112019.7
3) From R$1,051.00 to R$1,750.0083614.7
4) From R$1,751.00 to R$3,500.0057610.1
5) From R$3,501.00 to R$7,000.002103.7
6) From R$7,001.00 to R$17,500.00651.1
7) R$17,501.00 or more17.3
97) Don't want to answer1041.8
99) Don't know1212.1
TOTAL5698100.0
117) How old are you? (in categories) (for use with online analysis) (I-AGE)
TOTAL%
1) 16 to 24152926.8
2) 25 to 34131123
3) 35 to 44112119.7
4) 45 to 59103318.1
5) 60 and over70612.4
TOTAL5700100.0
118) Sex (for use with online analysis) (I-SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Male278548.9
2) Female291551.1
TOTAL5700100.0
119) What is your highest level of education? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-EDUC)
TOTAL%
1) No education2454.3
2) Elementary and Middle school (1st – 8th grade), incomplete or complete249443.9
3) High school, incomplete82414.5
4) High school, complete152726.9
5) College, incomplete or complete5459.6
6) Graduate school47.8
Missing18 
TOTAL5682100.0