Baylor Religion Survey, Wave IV (2014)

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All frequencies weighted by 267) WEIGHT;
(The number of missing cases reported in the codebook are unweighted)
1) Motherlode ID (MOTHERLODE_ID)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1572128171770.66582.44
2) Project ID (PROJECT_ID)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL157233370.020.13
3) Respondent ID (RESPONDENT_ID)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL0
4) Method ID (METHOD_ID)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL0
5) Method type (METHOD_TYPE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL0
6) Project number (PROJECT_NUMBER)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1572162048140.000.00
7) Created on (CREATED_ON)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL0
8) Practice (PRACTICE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL0
9) Respondent Date (RESPONDENT_DATE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL0
10) Respondent Language (RESPONDENT_LANGUAGE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL0
11) TEMPLATE_NUMBER_162048140 (TEMPLATE_NUMBER_162048140)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1572162048140.000.00
12) Entity ID (ENTITY_ID)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL15724139833855.404050.87
13) SCAN_RESPONDENT_ID (SCAN_RESPONDENT_ID)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL15724139833855.404050.87
14) Auto Increment (AUTO_INCREMENT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1572819.63513.91
15) Caseid AUTO_INCREMENT (CASEID)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1572819.63513.91
16) Batch ID (BATCH_ID)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL157233.3120.58
17) LANG1 (LANG1)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL0
18) With what religious family, if any, do you most closely identify? (Please mark only one box.) (Q1)
TOTAL%
1) Other452.9
6) Adventist00
7) African Methodist8.5
8) Anabaptist7.5
9) Asian Folk Religion1.1
10) Assemblies of God8.5
11) Baha'i2.1
12) Baptist23114.9
13) Bible Church9.6
14) Brethren3.2
15) Buddhist8.5
16) Catholic/Roman Catholic35723
17) Christian & Missionary Alliance12.8
18) Christian Reformed171.1
19) Christian Science6.4
20) Church of Christ301.9
21) Church of God261.7
22) Church of the Nazarene7.5
23) Congregational6.4
24) Disciples of Christ6.4
25) Episcopal/Anglican211.4
26) Hindu2.1
27) Holiness4.3
28) Jehovah's Witnesses8.5
29) Jewish221.4
30) Latter-day Saints241.5
31) Lutheran754.8
32) Mennonite4.3
33) Methodist795.1
34) Muslim6.4
35) Orthodox (Eastern, Russian, Greek)4.3
36) Pentecostal231.5
37) Presbyterian513.3
38) Quaker/Friends2.1
39) Reformed Church of America/Dutch Reformed2.1
40) Salvation Army1.1
41) Seventh-day Adventist2.1
43) Unitarian Universalist7.5
44) United Church of Christ11.7
45) Non-denominational Christian16210.4
46) No religion [Skip to Q3]24515.8
9998) Don't know8.5
Missing22 
TOTAL1552100.0
19) If possible, please provide the specific name of your denomination/sect. For example, if you are Baptist, are you Southern Baptist Convention, American Baptist Churches in the USA, or some other Baptist denomination? Don't know (Q2_DK)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL15721.000.00
20) How religious do you consider yourself to be? (Q3)
TOTAL%
1) Not religious27117.4
2) Slightly religious28218.1
3) Moderately religious59238
4) Very religious38324.6
8) I don't know281.8
Missing19 
TOTAL1556100.0
21) How spiritual do you consider yourself to be? (Q3_1)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all spiritual1217.8
2) Not too spiritual1258
3) Somewhat spiritual58537.6
4) Very spiritual69144.4
8) I don't know332.1
Missing19 
TOTAL1555100.0
22) How often do you attend religious services at a place of worship? (Q4)
TOTAL%
0) Never [Skip to Q25] [ARDA Note: The skip pattern was adjusted to be applicable to the variable order in the data set.]41426.6
1) Less than once a year1318.4
2) Once or twice a year15510
3) Several times a year16410.6
4) Once a month382.4
5) 2-3 times a month1207.7
6) About weekly1127.2
7) Weekly32520.9
8) Several times a week956.1
Missing16 
TOTAL1554100.0
23) How long have you attended your current place of worship? (Q7)
TOTAL%
1) 1 year or less18016.1
2) 2-4 years23320.9
3) 5-9 years17515.7
4) 10-19 years18516.6
5) 20 or more years34330.7
Missing429 
TOTAL1116100.0
24) On average, how many people attend services at your current place of worship? Just your best estimate will do. (Q8)
TOTAL%
1) Less than 10029126
2) 100-29934530.8
3) 300-79919717.6
4) 800-999322.9
5) 1,000-1,999635.6
6) 2,000 or more847.5
8) I don't know1079.6
Missing425 
TOTAL1119100.0
25) Which one of the following best describes you? (Q25)
TOTAL%
1) Religious but not spiritual744.8
2) Spiritual but not religious39125.2
3) Both religious and spiritual77650.1
4) Neither religious nor spiritual19212.4
8) I don't know1177.5
Missing23 
TOTAL1550100.0
26) About how often do you spend time alone praying outside of religious services? (Q10)
TOTAL%
0) Never23214.9
1) Only on certain occasions29218.8
2) Once a week or less1066.8
3) A few times a week21914.1
4) Once a day30219.4
5) Several times a day40325.9
Missing21 
TOTAL1554100.0
27) Outside of attending religious services, about how often do you spend time alone reading the Bible, Koran, Torah, or other sacred book? (Q11)
TOTAL%
0) Never52233.8
1) Less than once a year1489.6
2) Once or twice a year1338.6
3) Several times a year17611.4
4) Once a month523.4
5) Two to three times a month855.5
6) About weekly724.7
7) Weekly855.5
8) Several times a week27017.5
Missing32 
TOTAL1543100.0
28) How often did you participate in the following religious or faith-based activities in the last month? Church social gatherings like fellowships or potlucks (Q13A)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all102467.9
2) 1-2 times34823.1
3) 3-4 times855.6
4) 5 or more times523.4
Missing76 
TOTAL1509100.0
29) How often did you participate in the following religious or faith-based activities in the last month? Religious education programs, such as Bible study or Sunday school (Q13B)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all107572.2
2) 1-2 times16611.2
3) 3-4 times16010.8
4) 5 or more times875.8
Missing92 
TOTAL1488100.0
30) How often did you participate in the following religious or faith-based activities in the last month? Choir practice or other musical programs (Q13C)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all133990.8
2) 1-2 times684.6
3) 3-4 times412.8
4) 5 or more times261.8
Missing110 
TOTAL1474100.0
31) How often did you participate in the following religious or faith-based activities in the last month? Discussion groups about faith in the workplace (Q13D)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all124084.3
2) 1-2 times16110.9
3) 3-4 times362.4
4) 5 or more times342.3
Missing114 
TOTAL1471100.0
32) How often did you participate in the following religious or faith-based activities in the last month? Witnessing/sharing your faith with friends (Q13E)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all84356.4
2) 1-2 times39426.4
3) 3-4 times1419.4
4) 5 or more times1167.8
Missing85 
TOTAL1494100.0
33) How often did you participate in the following religious or faith-based activities in the last month? Witnessing/sharing your faith with strangers (Q13F)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all109374.3
2) 1-2 times27318.5
3) 3-4 times463.1
4) 5 or more times604.1
Missing112 
TOTAL1472100.0
34) How often did you participate in the following religious or faith-based activities in the last month? Community prayer group not affiliated or sponsored by a congregation (e.g., in the neighborhood, at work, etc.) (Q13G)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all134791.6
2) 1-2 times875.9
3) 3-4 times201.4
4) 5 or more times171.2
Missing112 
TOTAL1471100.0
35) How often did you participate in the following religious or faith-based activities in the last month? Community Bible study not affiliated or sponsored by a congregation (e.g., in the neighborhood, at work, etc.) (Q13H)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all139394.4
2) 1-2 times533.6
3) 3-4 times14.9
4) 5 or more times151
Missing110 
TOTAL1475100.0
36) How often did you participate in the following religious or faith-based activities in the last month? Counseling programs sponsored by a place of worship (Q13I)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all140495
2) 1-2 times523.5
3) 3-4 times11.7
4) 5 or more times11.7
Missing110 
TOTAL1478100.0
37) How often did you participate in the following religious or faith-based activities in the last month? Going to confession (Q13J)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all135291.7
2) 1-2 times1026.9
3) 3-4 times11.7
4) 5 or more times9.6
Missing107 
TOTAL1474100.0
38) How often did you participate in the following religious or faith-based activities in the last month? Praying the rosary (Q13K)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all133690.4
2) 1-2 times795.3
3) 3-4 times9.6
4) 5 or more times543.7
Missing100 
TOTAL1478100.0
39) How often did you participate in the following religious or faith-based activities in the last month? Speaking or praying in tongues (Q13L)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all138893.7
2) 1-2 times432.9
3) 3-4 times161.1
4) 5 or more times352.4
Missing105 
TOTAL1482100.0
40) How many of your friends: Attend your place of worship? (Q14A)
TOTAL%
0) None27518.1
1) A few56437.2
2) About half15510.2
3) Most15610.3
4) All271.8
8) Does not apply33922.4
Missing59 
TOTAL1516100.0
41) How many of your friends: Attend a different place of worship? (Q14B)
TOTAL%
0) None1087.3
1) A few55737.7
2) About half22415.2
3) Most29119.7
4) All563.8
8) Does not apply24216.4
Missing96 
TOTAL1478100.0
42) How many of your friends: Do not attend religious services? (Q14C)
TOTAL%
0) None1047.1
1) A few68246.2
2) About half21214.4
3) Most22915.5
4) All432.9
8) Does not apply20513.9
Missing108 
TOTAL1475100.0
43) How many of your friends: Are black or African American? (Q14D)
TOTAL%
0) None38325.9
1) A few70247.6
2) About half714.8
3) Most875.9
4) All533.6
8) Does not apply18012.2
Missing103 
TOTAL1476100.0
44) How many of your friends: Are Asian or Asian American? (Q14E)
TOTAL%
0) None64143.8
1) A few56238.4
2) About half211.4
3) Most171.2
4) All151
8) Does not apply20714.1
Missing116 
TOTAL1463100.0
45) How many of your friends: Are Latino or Hispanic American? (Q14F)
TOTAL%
0) None43229.4
1) A few65044.2
2) About half865.8
3) Most865.8
4) All322.2
8) Does not apply18512.6
Missing105 
TOTAL1471100.0
46) How many of your friends: Are white non-Hispanic American? (Q14G)
TOTAL%
0) None18612.6
1) A few29620.1
2) About half17111.6
3) Most53836.4
4) All1288.7
8) Does not apply15710.6
Missing104 
TOTAL1476100.0
47) Which one statement comes closest to your personal beliefs about the Bible? (Please mark only one box.) (Q17)
TOTAL%
1) The Bible means exactly what it says. It should be taken literally, word-for-word, on all subjects.36723.7
2) The Bible is perfectly true, but it should not be taken literally, word-for-word. We must interpret its meaning.52834.1
3) The Bible contains some human error.1519.7
4) The Bible is an ancient book of history and legends.35422.9
8) I don't know.1499.6
Missing23 
TOTAL1549100.0
48) Which one statement comes closest to your personal beliefs about God? (Please mark only one box.) (Q18)
TOTAL%
1) I have no doubts that God exists.97262.7
2) I believe in God, but with some doubts.15510
3) I sometimes believe in God.322.1
4) I believe in a higher power or cosmic force.18812.1
5) I don't know and there is no way to find out.704.5
6) I do not believe in God. [Skip to Q23A]1087
7) I have no opinion.151
8) None of these11.7
Missing18 
TOTAL1551100.0
49) During the last year, approximately how much money (if any) did you and other family members in your household contribute to your current place of worship? (Q9)
TOTAL%
1) Under $10042338.8
2) $100 - $49922220.3
3) $500 - $99914012.8
4) $1,000 - $1,99911410.4
5) $2,000 - $2,999625.7
6) $3,000 - $3,999413.8
7) $4,000 - $4,999161.5
8) $5,000 or more736.7
Missing464 
TOTAL1091100.0
50) Based on your personal understanding, what do you think God is like? Concerned with the well-being of the world (Q19A)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree906.6
2) Disagree1057.7
3) Agree33924.8
4) Strongly agree83260.9
Missing199 
TOTAL1366100.0
51) Based on your personal understanding, what do you think God is like? Angered by my sins (Q19B)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree27021
2) Disagree41132
3) Agree37128.9
4) Strongly agree23218.1
Missing305 
TOTAL1284100.0
52) Based on your personal understanding, what do you think God is like? Directly involved in world affairs (Q19C)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree21817.1
2) Disagree40031.4
3) Agree34627.2
4) Strongly agree30824.2
Missing308 
TOTAL1272100.0
53) Based on your personal understanding, what do you think God is like? Concerned with my personal well-being (Q19D)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree1068.2
2) Disagree1279.8
3) Agree38829.9
4) Strongly agree67652.1
Missing281 
TOTAL1297100.0
54) Based on your personal understanding, what do you think God is like? Directly involved in my affairs (Q19E)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree15912.3
2) Disagree30523.6
3) Agree36928.5
4) Strongly agree46035.6
Missing287 
TOTAL1293100.0
55) Based on your personal understanding, what do you think God is like? Angered by human sins (Q19F)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree22016.9
2) Disagree35627.4
3) Agree39730.6
4) Strongly agree32525
Missing283 
TOTAL1298100.0
56) How well do you feel that each of the following words describe God in your opinion? Absolute (Q20A)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all1329.9
2) Not very well906.8
3) Somewhat well22016.5
4) Very well88866.8
Missing249 
TOTAL1330100.0
57) How well do you feel that each of the following words describe God in your opinion? Critical (Q20B)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all44735.3
2) Not very well34727.4
3) Somewhat well24919.7
4) Very well22417.7
Missing309 
TOTAL1267100.0
58) How well do you feel that each of the following words describe God in your opinion? Fatherly (Q20C)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all1299.6
2) Not very well735.5
3) Somewhat well23317.4
4) Very well90367.5
Missing238 
TOTAL1338100.0
59) How well do you feel that each of the following words describe God in your opinion? Punishing (Q20D)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all44134.4
2) Not very well33326
3) Somewhat well25519.9
4) Very well25419.8
Missing299 
TOTAL1283100.0
60) How well do you feel that each of the following words describe God in your opinion? Just (Q20E)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all14410.9
2) Not very well745.6
3) Somewhat well25619.3
4) Very well84964.2
Missing251 
TOTAL1323100.0
61) How well do you feel that each of the following words describe God in your opinion? Wrathful (Q20F)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all47137.3
2) Not very well32425.7
3) Somewhat well23618.7
4) Very well23218.4
Missing316 
TOTAL1263100.0
62) How well do you feel that each of the following words describe God in your opinion? Forgiving (Q20G)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all1007.3
2) Not very well342.5
3) Somewhat well16912.4
4) Very well106177.8
Missing215 
TOTAL1364100.0
63) How well do you feel that each of the following words describe God in your opinion? Severe (Q20H)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all51139.8
2) Not very well34727
3) Somewhat well21416.7
4) Very well21316.6
Missing301 
TOTAL1285100.0
64) What is the primary way you know how God wants you to live? Choose the best answer that applies to you. (Q21)
TOTAL%
1) From religious teachings23917.1
2) From the Bible39328.1
3) Through human reason19614
4) I know in my heart of through my experience with God44331.6
5) I don't know1299.2
Missing164 
TOTAL1400100.0
65) In your opinion, does each of the following exist? The Devil/Satan (Q23A)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely not20713.8
2) Probably not17611.7
3) Probably25416.9
4) Absolutely86457.6
Missing68 
TOTAL1501100.0
66) In your opinion, does each of the following exist? Heaven (Q23B)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely not15310
2) Probably not1439.3
3) Probably23315.2
4) Absolutely100165.4
Missing48 
TOTAL1530100.0
67) In your opinion, does each of the following exist? Hell (Q23C)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely not20813.9
2) Probably not20313.5
3) Probably27518.3
4) Absolutely81454.3
Missing73 
TOTAL1500100.0
68) In your opinion, does each of the following exist? Purgatory (Q23D)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely not40828
2) Probably not39927.4
3) Probably30621
4) Absolutely34523.7
Missing118 
TOTAL1458100.0
69) In your opinion, does each of the following exist? Armageddon (Q23E)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely not27319.2
2) Probably not35124.7
3) Probably37226.2
4) Absolutely42630
Missing140 
TOTAL1422100.0
70) In your opinion, does each of the following exist? Angels (Q23F)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely not16210.8
2) Probably not1298.6
3) Probably28518.9
4) Absolutely93061.8
Missing63 
TOTAL1506100.0
71) In your opinion, does each of the following exist? Demons (Q23G)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely not20814
2) Probably not22615.2
3) Probably33322.3
4) Absolutely72348.5
Missing80 
TOTAL1490100.0
72) Please indicate your level of agreement with the following statements. I believe in ultimate truth in life. (Q24A)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree724.9
2) Disagree21214.6
3) Agree59540.9
4) Strongly agree57739.6
Missing132 
TOTAL1456100.0
73) Please indicate your level of agreement with the following statements. It is useless to try to discover the purpose of my life. (Q24B)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree57839.9
2) Disagree62343
3) Agree17912.4
4) Strongly agree694.8
Missing136 
TOTAL1449100.0
74) Please indicate your level of agreement with the following statements. It is important to have a significant philosophy of life. (Q24C)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree433
2) Disagree16611.5
3) Agree83357.6
4) Strongly agree40427.9
Missing131 
TOTAL1446100.0
75) Please indicate your level of agreement with the following statements. I know my purpose in life. (Q24D)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree835.7
2) Disagree37125.3
3) Agree70648.2
4) Strongly agree30520.8
Missing117 
TOTAL1465100.0
76) Please indicate your level of agreement with the following statements. My purpose is part of a much larger plan. (Q24E)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree1027
2) Disagree26017.9
3) Agree57539.5
4) Strongly agree51735.6
Missing118 
TOTAL1454100.0
77) Please indicate your level of agreement with the following statements. I do not believe there is any ultimate meaning in life. (Q24F)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree67546.6
2) Disagree54237.4
3) Agree17211.9
4) Strongly agree614.2
Missing132 
TOTAL1450100.0
78) Please indicate your level of agreement with the following statements. I seek out opportunities to attain eternal wisdom for life. (Q24G)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree976.6
2) Disagree33723
3) Agree68246.6
4) Strongly agree34923.8
Missing117 
TOTAL1465100.0
79) If you were unsure of what was right or wrong in a particular situation, how would you decide what to do? Would you: (Please mark only one box.) (Q26)
TOTAL%
1) Do what would make you feel happy23815.6
2) Do what would help you to get ahead624.1
3) Follow the advice of an authority, such as a parent, relative, or person you respect49932.6
4) Do what you think God or scripture tells you is right73147.8
Missing45 
TOTAL1530100.0
80) How do you feel about the morality of the following? Abortion, if the pregnancy is the result of rape (Q27A)
TOTAL%
1) Always wrong38625.8
2) Almost always wrong15110.1
3) Only wrong sometimes17011.4
4) Not wrong at all79052.8
Missing74 
TOTAL1497100.0
81) How do you feel about the morality of the following? Abortion, if the family cannot afford the child (Q27B)
TOTAL%
1) Always wrong71747.8
2) Almost always wrong19713.1
3) Only wrong sometimes22915.3
4) Not wrong at all35623.7
Missing72 
TOTAL1499100.0
82) How do you feel about the morality of the following? Birth control (Q27C)
TOTAL%
1) Always wrong825.4
2) Almost always wrong523.5
3) Only wrong sometimes15710.4
4) Not wrong at all121480.7
Missing55 
TOTAL1505100.0
83) How do you feel about the morality of the following? Divorce, if children are present (Q27D)
TOTAL%
1) Always wrong19012.7
2) Almost always wrong18912.6
3) Only wrong sometimes49332.9
4) Not wrong at all62641.8
Missing68 
TOTAL1498100.0
84) How do you feel about the morality of the following? Premarital sex (Q27E)
TOTAL%
1) Always wrong47531.5
2) Almost always wrong1278.4
3) Only wrong sometimes26817.8
4) Not wrong at all63942.3
Missing58 
TOTAL1509100.0
85) Thinking about men, women, and raising families: It is much better for everyone if the man earns the main living and the woman takes care of the home and family. (Q28A)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree44429.3
2) Disagree51033.7
3) Agree33121.9
4) Strongly agree22815.1
Missing51 
TOTAL1513100.0
86) Thinking about men, women, and raising families: If a man and woman both work full-time, they should share housework tasks equally. (Q28B)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree191.2
2) Disagree432.8
3) Agree52334.2
4) Strongly agree94561.8
Missing37 
TOTAL1530100.0
87) Thinking about men, women, and raising families: Preschool children suffer if their mother is employed at a full-time job. (Q28C)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree32921.8
2) Disagree59639.5
3) Agree37224.6
4) Strongly agree21314.1
Missing55 
TOTAL1510100.0
88) For whom did you vote in the 2012 presidential election? (Q29)
TOTAL%
1) Mitt Romney46030.5
2) Barack Obama66844.3
3) Someone else714.7
4) Did not vote30920.5
Missing56 
TOTAL1508100.0
89) In the year leading up to the 2012 presidential election, did you... Read newspaper or magazine stories about the election? (Q30A)
TOTAL%
1) Yes115575.7
2) No37124.3
Missing38 
TOTAL1526100.0
90) In the year leading up to the 2012 presidential election, did you... Visit Internet sites related to the election? (Q30B)
TOTAL%
1) Yes78852.1
2) No72547.9
Missing51 
TOTAL1513100.0
91) In the year leading up to the 2012 presidential election, did you... Give money to a political campaign/party/candidate? (Q30C)
TOTAL%
1) Yes20913.8
2) No130386.2
Missing51 
TOTAL1512100.0
92) In the year leading up to the 2012 presidential election, did you... Write, call, or visit a public official? (Q30D)
TOTAL%
1) Yes19713
2) No131487
Missing53 
TOTAL1511100.0
93) In the year leading up to the 2012 presidential election, did you... Attend a political rally or meeting? (Q30E)
TOTAL%
1) Yes15710.4
2) No135489.6
Missing53 
TOTAL1511100.0
94) In the year leading up to the 2012 presidential election, did you... Attend a class or lecture about social/political issues? (Q30F)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1358.9
2) No137891.1
Missing52 
TOTAL1513100.0
95) In the year leading up to the 2012 presidential election, did you... Participate in a public protest or demonstration? (Q30G)
TOTAL%
1) Yes583.8
2) No145496.2
Missing53 
TOTAL1512100.0
96) In the year leading up to the 2012 presidential election, did you... Work for a political campaign/voter registration drive? (Q30H)
TOTAL%
1) Yes714.7
2) No143995.3
Missing54 
TOTAL1510100.0
97) In the year leading up to the 2012 presidential election, did you... Watch or listen to a political debate? (Q30I)
TOTAL%
1) Yes126782.2
2) No27417.8
Missing24 
TOTAL1541100.0
98) How would you describe yourself politically? (Q31)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely conservative744.9
2) Conservative31620.9
3) Leaning conservative17311.4
4) Moderate53635.5
5) Leaning liberal1348.9
6) Liberal22114.6
7) Extremely liberal573.8
Missing51 
TOTAL1511100.0
99) Do you think of yourself as Republican, Democrat, or Independent? (Q32)
TOTAL%
1) Strong Republican1036.8
2) Moderate Republican21114
3) Leaning Republican1449.5
4) Independent43228.6
5) Leaning Democrat1338.8
6) Moderate Democrat27618.3
7) Strong Democrat20913.9
Missing51 
TOTAL1508100.0
100) How much have you heard or read about the Tea Party movement? (Q33)
TOTAL%
1) Nothing at all21213.8
2) Only a little35623.2
3) Some57237.3
4) A lot39525.7
Missing30 
TOTAL1535100.0
101) Is your opinion of the Tea Party movement: (Q34)
TOTAL%
1) Haven't heard enough38325.1
2) Undecided37624.7
3) Not favorable51033.5
4) Favorable25516.7
Missing45 
TOTAL1524100.0
102) Do you consider yourself to be a supporter of the Tea Party movement? (Q35)
TOTAL%
1) Yes18812.3
2) No79451.9
8) Don't know54835.8
Missing37 
TOTAL1530100.0
103) How much would you say that you trust the following people or groups? People in general (Q36A)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all885.8
2) Only a little32421.3
3) Some96263.3
4) A lot1469.6
Missing40 
TOTAL1520100.0
104) How much would you say that you trust the following people or groups? Your neighbors (Q36B)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all875.7
2) Only a little21814.4
3) Some79752.5
4) A lot41527.4
Missing48 
TOTAL1517100.0
105) How much would you say that you trust the following people or groups? Your coworkers (Q36C)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all866
2) Only a little23516.3
3) Some72650.2
4) A lot39827.5
Missing125 
TOTAL1445100.0
106) How much would you say that you trust the following people or groups? Strangers (Q36D)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all49032.3
2) Only a little59639.3
3) Some41227.2
4) A lot171.1
Missing49 
TOTAL1515100.0
107) How much would you say that you trust the following people or groups? Banks (Q36E)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all21013.8
2) Only a little44829.4
3) Some69545.7
4) A lot16911.1
Missing46 
TOTAL1522100.0
108) How much would you say that you trust the following people or groups? The police (Q36F)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all1288.4
2) Only a little27117.8
3) Some76049.9
4) A lot36423.9
Missing43 
TOTAL1523100.0
109) How much would you say that you trust the following people or groups? Oil companies (Q36G)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all64042.3
2) Only a little47731.5
3) Some36924.4
4) A lot271.8
Missing56 
TOTAL1513100.0
110) Please indicate your level of agreement with the following statements. Poor people have become too dependent on the government. (Q37A)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree1338.8
2) Disagree42528.1
3) Agree54335.9
4) Strongly agree41327.3
Missing52 
TOTAL1514100.0
111) Please indicate your level of agreement with the following statements.The economic system is working against me. (Q37B)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree1006.7
2) Disagree55537.3
3) Agree58539.3
4) Strongly agree24816.7
Missing80 
TOTAL1488100.0
112) Please indicate your level of agreement with the following statements. The rich get richer while the poor get poorer. (Q37C)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree513.4
2) Disagree24316
3) Agree62641.2
4) Strongly agree59839.4
Missing51 
TOTAL1518100.0
113) Please indicate your level of agreement with the following statements. The political system is working against me. (Q37D)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree694.7
2) Disagree51935.1
3) Agree56938.5
4) Strongly agree32121.7
Missing84 
TOTAL1478100.0
114) Please indicate your level of agreement with the following statements. We should restrict and control people coming into our country more than we do now. (Q37E)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree1308.6
2) Disagree35823.8
3) Agree45930.5
4) Strongly agree56037.2
Missing58 
TOTAL1507100.0
115) Some people think that the government in Washington is trying to do too many things that should be left to individuals and private businesses. Others disagree and think that the government should do even more to solve our country's problems. Still, others have opinions somewhere in between. Which one of the following statements about the proper role of government best applies to you? (Q38)
TOTAL%
1) Government should do more63743
2) Government does too much84357
Missing86 
TOTAL1480100.0
116) Thinking about government spending, do you think that the federal government spends too little, about the right amount, or too much on the following: Improving and protecting the environment. (Q39A)
TOTAL%
1) Too little66044
2) Just about right43128.8
3) Too much27018
8) Don't know1389.2
Missing60 
TOTAL1499100.0
117) Thinking about government spending, do you think that the federal government spends too little, about the right amount, or too much on the following: Improving and protecting the nation's health/wellness. (Q39B)
TOTAL%
1) Too little74249.3
2) Just about right34522.9
3) Too much32421.5
8) Don't know946.2
Missing58 
TOTAL1505100.0
118) Thinking about government spending, do you think that the federal government spends too little, about the right amount, or too much on the following: Reducing crime. (Q39C)
TOTAL%
1) Too little76951.3
2) Just about right46831.2
3) Too much1167.7
8) Don't know1459.7
Missing65 
TOTAL1498100.0
119) Thinking about government spending, do you think that the federal government spends too little, about the right amount, or too much on the following: Improving the nation's education system. (Q39D)
TOTAL%
1) Too little104069.5
2) Just about right24716.5
3) Too much1369.1
8) Don't know744.9
Missing59 
TOTAL1497100.0
120) Thinking about government spending, do you think that the federal government spends too little, about the right amount, or too much on the following: The military and defense. (Q39E)
TOTAL%
1) Too little44929.9
2) Just about right48932.5
3) Too much46530.9
8) Don't know1006.7
Missing59 
TOTAL1503100.0
121) Thinking about government spending, do you think that the federal government spends too little, about the right amount, or too much on the following: Welfare. (Q39F)
TOTAL%
1) Too little28919.2
2) Just about right37024.6
3) Too much72648.2
8) Don't know1218
Missing55 
TOTAL1506100.0
122) Thinking about government spending, do you think that the federal government spends too little, about the right amount, or too much on the following: Supporting scientific research. (Q39G)
TOTAL%
1) Too little57538.4
2) Just about right47231.5
3) Too much23215.5
8) Don't know21914.6
Missing61 
TOTAL1498100.0
123) Thinking about government spending, do you think that the federal government spends too little, about the right amount, or too much on the following: Patrolling and controlling our borders. (Q39H)
TOTAL%
1) Too little77051.3
2) Just about right40527
3) Too much18512.3
8) Don't know1419.4
Missing56 
TOTAL1501100.0
124) Thinking about government spending, do you think that the federal government spends too little, about the right amount, or too much on the following: Enforcing affirmative action in the workplace. (Q39I)
TOTAL%
1) Too little26217.5
2) Just about right45130.1
3) Too much39326.2
8) Don't know39426.3
Missing60 
TOTAL1500100.0
125) When it comes to the availability of good jobs in America, some say that America's best years are behind us, while others say our best years are yet to come. What do you think? (Q40)
TOTAL%
1) Best years behind92861.4
2) Best yet to come58338.6
Missing55 
TOTAL1511100.0
126) Do you think that you can trust the federal government in Washington, DC, to do what is right? (Q41)
TOTAL%
1) Never32921.5
2) Only some of the time94761.8
3) Most of the time24415.9
4) Just about always12.8
Missing31 
TOTAL1532100.0
127) Do you think that it is ever justified for citizens to take violent action against the government, or is it never justified? (Q42)
TOTAL%
1) Never justified108572.1
2) Justified42027.9
Missing64 
TOTAL1505100.0
128) If you were asked to use one of these five names for your social class, which would you say you belong in? (Q43)
TOTAL%
1) Lower class17411.3
2) Lower middle class50432.9
3) Middle class66843.5
4) Upper middle class17211.2
5) Upper class161
Missing34 
TOTAL1534100.0
129) Do you ever feel at risk that you may drop to a lower social class? (Q44)
TOTAL%
1) Yes83454.3
2) No70245.7
Missing32 
TOTAL1536100.0
130) In general, how happy are you with your life as a whole these days? (Q45)
TOTAL%
1) Very unhappy523.4
2) Somewhat unhappy22314.5
3) Somewhat happy75749.2
4) Very happy50833
Missing28 
TOTAL1540100.0
131) Have you done, or attempted to do, any of the following over the past 12 months? Present yourself as more educated than you were (Q46A)
TOTAL%
1) Yes17711.5
2) No136288.5
Missing31 
TOTAL1539100.0
132) Have you done, or attempted to do, any of the following over the past 12 months? Claim government benefits to which you were not entitled (Q46B)
TOTAL%
1) Yes241.6
2) No150398.4
Missing40 
TOTAL1527100.0
133) Have you done, or attempted to do, any of the following over the past 12 months? Inflate claims to get more money from insurance company or government (Q46C)
TOTAL%
1) Yes151
2) No151299
Missing40 
TOTAL1527100.0
134) Have you done, or attempted to do, any of the following over the past 12 months? Not report all of your income in order to pay less income taxes (Q46D)
TOTAL%
1) Yes402.6
2) No148797.4
Missing41 
TOTAL1527100.0
135) Think back over the LAST TWO WEEKS, how many times have you had five or more drinks in one sitting? (A 'drink' is a bottle of beer, a glass of wine, a wine cooler, a shot glass of liquor, a mixed drink, etc.) (Q47)
TOTAL%
0) None121278
1) Once1056.8
2) Twice996.4
3) Three to five times855.5
4) Six to nine times261.7
5) Ten times or more261.7
Missing15 
TOTAL1553100.0
136) On how many occasions (if any) have you used marijuana (weed, pot) or hashish (hash, hash oil) during the last 30 days? (Q48)
TOTAL%
0) None137588.6
1) 1-2432.8
2) 3-5251.6
3) 6-912.8
4) 10-19171.1
5) 20-39332.1
6) 40 or more473
Missing15 
TOTAL1552100.0
137) If ever married, please indicate how old you were when you first got married? (Write a number) (Q50)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL157223.645.68
138) If ever married, please indicate how old you were when you first got married? (Write a number) Does not apply (Q50_DNA)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL15721.000.00
139) If ever divorced, please indicate how old you were when you divorced for the first time? (Write a number) (Q51)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL157232.529.96
140) If you ever divorced, please indicate how old you were when you divorced for the first time? (Write a number) Does not apply (Q51_DNA)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL15721.000.00
141) What is your current marital status? (Q51A)
TOTAL%
1) Single/never married [Skip to Q55]38124.5
2) Married73347.2
3) Living as married/partnered654.2
4) Separated [Skip to Q55]452.9
5) Divorced [Skip to Q55]21013.5
6) Widowed [Skip to Q55]1187.6
Missing18 
TOTAL1552100.0
142) Is your spouse/partner employed? (Q52)
TOTAL%
1) Yes54862.5
2) No32937.5
Missing663 
TOTAL877100.0
143) All in all, I am satisfied with my relationship with my spouse/partner. (Q53)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree182
2) Disagree515.8
3) Agree26029.6
4) Strongly agree55062.6
Missing656 
TOTAL879100.0
144) How religious does your spouse/partner (if applicable) consider themselves to be? (Q54)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all religious13915.4
2) Not too religious12313.6
3) Somewhat religious34438.1
4) Very religious23425.9
5) I don't know384.2
6) No spouse/partner242.7
Missing639 
TOTAL902100.0
145) Do you have children? (Q55)
TOTAL%
1) Yes104267.2
2) No [Skip to Q57A]50832.8
Missing26 
TOTAL1550100.0
146) Please indicate your level of agreement with the following statements. My role as a parent is holy and sacred. (Q56A)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree757.6
2) Disagree17417.7
3) Agree38439
4) Strongly agree35235.7
Missing526 
TOTAL985100.0
147) Please indicate your level of agreement with the following statements. I sense God's presence in my relationship with my children. (Q56B)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree979.7
2) Disagree14014.1
3) Agree44344.5
4) Strongly agree31531.7
Missing512 
TOTAL995100.0
148) Please indicate your level of agreement with the following statements. All in all, I am satisfied in my role as a parent. (Q56C)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree111.1
2) Disagree585.6
3) Agree47446.1
4) Strongly agree48647.2
Missing476 
TOTAL1029100.0
149) Please indicate your level of agreement with the following statements. It's better for a person to get married than to go through life being single. (Q57A)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree23515.4
2) Disagree61740.4
3) Agree47531.1
4) Strongly agree20113.2
Missing47 
TOTAL1528100.0
150) Please indicate your level of agreement with the following statements. Divorce is usually the best solution when a couple can't seem to work out their marital problems. (Q57B)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree16310.6
2) Disagree51633.7
3) Agree69445.3
4) Strongly agree15910.4
Missing50 
TOTAL1532100.0
151) Please indicate your level of agreement with the following statements. Children ought to let aging parents live with them when the parents can no longer live by themselves. (Q57C)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree493.2
2) Disagree41227
3) Agree82354
4) Strongly agree24015.7
Missing56 
TOTAL1524100.0
152) Please indicate your level of agreement with the following statements. It's better for a person to have a child than to go through life childless. (Q57D)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree23415.4
2) Disagree60539.9
3) Agree51934.2
4) Strongly agree15910.5
Missing54 
TOTAL1517100.0
153) If applicable, how often do/did each of the following attend religious services at a place of worship? Your spouse/partner (Q58A)
TOTAL%
0) Does not apply40727.1
1) Never26917.9
2) Less than once a year1036.9
3) 1-2 times a year1127.5
4) Several times a year1127.5
5) Once a month332.2
6) 2-3 times a month906
7) About weekly674.5
8) Weekly23415.6
9) Several times a week765.1
Missing81 
TOTAL1503100.0
154) If applicable, how often do/did each of the following attend religious services at a place of worship? You and your spouse/partner together (Q58B)
TOTAL%
0) Does not apply40026.8
1) Never32021.5
2) Less than once a year1167.8
3) 1-2 times a year1268.5
4) Several times a year885.9
5) Once a month312.1
6) 2-3 times a month755
7) About weekly714.8
8) Weekly20914
9) Several times a week553.7
Missing86 
TOTAL1491100.0
155) If applicable, how often do/did each of the following attend religious services at a place of worship? You, when you were around 11 or 12 years old (Q58C)
TOTAL%
0) Does not apply654.3
1) Never1107.2
2) Less than once a year382.5
3) 1-2 times a year583.8
4) Several times a year1197.8
5) Once a month493.2
6) 2-3 times a month1097.1
7) About weekly19112.5
8) Weekly58438.2
9) Several times a week20413.4
Missing53 
TOTAL1527100.0
156) If applicable, how often do/did each of the following attend religious services at a place of worship? Your mother, when you were a child (Q58D)
TOTAL%
0) Does not apply724.7
1) Never17111.2
2) Less than once a year744.8
3) 1-2 times a year724.7
4) Several times a year1207.8
5) Once a month473.1
6) 2-3 times a month1087.1
7) About weekly16911.1
8) Weekly52334.2
9) Several times a week17311.3
Missing50 
TOTAL1529100.0
157) If applicable, how often do/did each of the following attend religious services at a place of worship? Your father, when you were a child (Q58E)
TOTAL%
0) Does not apply15810.4
1) Never32321.3
2) Less than once a year1016.6
3) 1-2 times a year1077
4) Several times a year1127.4
5) Once a month523.4
6) 2-3 times a month795.2
7) About weekly1318.6
8) Weekly35323.2
9) Several times a week1046.8
Missing56 
TOTAL1520100.0
158) Mark only one box in response to these questions. In what religious family were you raised? (Q59A)
TOTAL%
6) Adventist00
7) African Methodist10.7
8) Anabaptist7.5
9) Asian Folk Religion00
10) Assemblies of God5.3
11) Baha'i13.9
12) Baptist29019.1
13) Bible Church14.9
14) Brethren6.4
15) Buddhist6.4
16) Catholic/Roman Catholic46230.4
17) Christian & Missionary Alliance10.7
18) Christian Reformed11.7
19) Christian Science3.2
20) Church of Christ463
21) Church of God14.9
22) Church of the Nazarene11.7
23) Congregational7.5
24) Disciples of Christ5.3
25) Episcopal/Anglican251.6
26) Hindu3.2
27) Holiness6.4
28) Jehovah's Witness6.4
29) Jewish251.6
30) Latter-day Saints302
31) Lutheran956.2
32) Mennonite3.2
33) Methodist1147.5
34) Muslim7.5
35) Orthodox (Eastern, Russian, Greek)6.4
36) Pentecostal362.4
37) Presbyterian674.4
38) Quaker/Friends2.1
39) Reformed Church of America/Dutch Reformed1.1
40) Salvation Army00
41) Seventh-day Adventist2.1
43) Unitarian Universalist3.2
44) United Church of Christ4.3
45) Non-denominational Christian543.5
46) No religion905.9
9998) Don't know231.5
Missing50 
TOTAL1522100.0
159) Mark only one box in response to these questions. With what religious family does your spouse/partner (if applicable) most closely identify? (Q59B)
TOTAL%
6) Adventist1.1
7) African Methodist2.2
8) Anabaptist4.4
9) Asian Folk Religion00
10) Assemblies of God8.7
11) Baha'i10.9
12) Baptist16014.7
13) Bible Church8.7
14) Brethren4.4
15) Buddhist9.8
16) Catholic/Roman Catholic28826.5
17) Christian & Missionary Alliance171.6
18) Christian Reformed8.7
19) Christian Science4.4
20) Church of Christ252.3
21) Church of God111
22) Church of the Nazarene5.5
23) Congregational9.8
24) Disciples of Christ1.1
25) Episcopal/Anglican242.2
26) Hindu1.1
27) Holiness6.6
28) Jehovah's Witness8.7
29) Jewish161.5
30) Latter-day Saints222
31) Lutheran534.9
32) Mennonite6.6
33) Methodist645.9
34) Muslim3.3
35) Orthodox (Eastern, Russian, Greek)5.5
36) Pentecostal211.9
37) Presbyterian343.1
38) Quaker/Friends2.2
39) Reformed Church of America/Dutch Reformed00
40) Salvation Army00
41) Seventh-day Adventist3.3
43) Unitarian Universalist1.1
44) United Church of Christ4.4
45) Non-denominational Christian575.2
46) No religion1069.8
9998) Don't know777.1
Missing464 
TOTAL1087100.0
160) Please describe how you feel about gays and lesbians: Gays and lesbians should be allowed civil unions. (Q61A)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree29319.7
2) Disagree21414.4
3) Agree47031.5
4) Strongly agree51334.4
Missing69 
TOTAL1490100.0
161) Please describe how you feel about gays and lesbians: Gays and lesbians should be allowed to legally marry. (Q61B)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree42928.7
2) Disagree29419.7
3) Agree30020.1
4) Strongly agree47331.6
Missing72 
TOTAL1496100.0
162) Please describe how you feel about gays and lesbians: People are born either as gay/lesbian or heterosexual. (Q61C)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree30620.6
2) Disagree33722.7
3) Agree45930.9
4) Strongly agree38425.8
Missing86 
TOTAL1486100.0
163) Please describe how you feel about gays and lesbians: People choose to be gay/lesbian. (Q61D)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree38525.9
2) Disagree34323.1
3) Agree45930.8
4) Strongly agree30120.2
Missing88 
TOTAL1488100.0
164) Do you have any close friends or family members who are gay or lesbian? (Q62)
TOTAL%
1) Yes98966.3
2) No50333.7
Missing71 
TOTAL1492100.0
165) Are you currently employed? (Q63)
TOTAL%
1) Yes93561.3
2) No [Skip to Q70A]59038.7
Missing41 
TOTAL1525100.0
166) In your place of employment, how often have you done any of the following? Taken property from work without permission (Q64A)
TOTAL%
1) Never69170.5
2) Seldom18118.5
3) Sometimes565.7
4) Often6.6
8) Does not apply464.7
Missing620 
TOTAL980100.0
167) In your place of employment, how often have you done any of the following? Falsified a receipt to get reimbursed for more money than I spent on a business trip (Q64B)
TOTAL%
1) Never87589.7
2) Seldom222.3
3) Sometimes8.8
4) Often1.1
8) Does not apply707.2
Missing624 
TOTAL976100.0
168) In your place of employment, how often have you done any of the following? Taken an additional or longer break than is acceptable at my workplace (Q64C)
TOTAL%
1) Never45346.4
2) Seldom28829.5
3) Sometimes13714
4) Often343.5
8) Does not apply646.6
Missing623 
TOTAL976100.0
169) In your place of employment, how often have you done any of the following? Used an illegal drug or consumed alcohol on the job (Q64D)
TOTAL%
1) Never89491.5
2) Seldom272.8
3) Sometimes272.8
4) Often2.2
8) Does not apply272.8
Missing622 
TOTAL977100.0
170) The following are statements an individual may have about the organization for which they work. Regarding your current employer: I really feel as if this organization's problems are my own. (Q65A)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree15015.7
2) Disagree37138.8
3) Agree31432.9
4) Strongly agree12012.6
Missing652 
TOTAL955100.0
171) The following are statements an individual may have about the organization for which they work. Regarding your current employer: This organization has a great deal of personal meaning to me. (Q65B)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree768
2) Disagree22023.1
3) Agree46749
4) Strongly agree19019.9
Missing650 
TOTAL953100.0
172) To what extent do you agree with the following statements? God promises that those who live out their faith will receive financial success. (Q66A)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree29030
2) Disagree43244.7
3) Agree18519.1
4) Strongly agree606.2
Missing643 
TOTAL967100.0
173) To what extent do you agree with the following statements? Believers who succeed in business are evidence of God's promised blessing. (Q66B)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree29831
2) Disagree39541.1
3) Agree21021.8
4) Strongly agree596.1
Missing647 
TOTAL962100.0
174) To what extent do you agree with the following statements? Faithful believers in God receive real financial benefits in this life. (Q66C)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree28729.6
2) Disagree42343.7
3) Agree19720.4
4) Strongly agree616.3
Missing643 
TOTAL968100.0
175) To what extent do you agree with the following statements? All in all, I am satisfied with my job. (Q66D)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree424.4
2) Disagree14915.7
3) Agree51654.4
4) Strongly agree24125.4
Missing649 
TOTAL948100.0
176) Please indicate how often the following statements apply to you. I view my work as a partnership with God. (Q67A)
TOTAL%
1) Never41742.4
2) Seldom13613.8
3) Sometimes17317.6
4) Often12012.2
5) Always13713.9
Missing627 
TOTAL983100.0
177) Please indicate how often the following statements apply to you. I see connections between my worship and my work. (Q67B)
TOTAL%
1) Never44545.6
2) Seldom14114.4
3) Sometimes15315.7
4) Often12913.2
5) Always10811.1
Missing631 
TOTAL976100.0
178) Please indicate how often the following statements apply to you. I view my work as a mission from God. (Q67C)
TOTAL%
1) Never45346.4
2) Seldom13714
3) Sometimes16016.4
4) Often11011.3
5) Always11712
Missing628 
TOTAL977100.0
179) Please indicate how often the following statements apply to you. I pursue excellence in my work because of my faith. (Q67D)
TOTAL%
1) Never37037.9
2) Seldom10711
3) Sometimes15015.4
4) Often16416.8
5) Always18418.9
Missing627 
TOTAL975100.0
180) Please indicate how often the following statements apply to you. I view my work as part of God's plan to care for the needs of people. (Q67E)
TOTAL%
1) Never39440
2) Seldom989.9
3) Sometimes17417.7
4) Often14214.4
5) Always17718
Missing623 
TOTAL985100.0
181) Please indicate how strongly you agree or disagree with the following statements about balancing family and work: My work keeps me from spending enough time with my family. (Q68A)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree10710.9
2) Disagree33334
3) Neutral22623.1
4) Agree22523
5) Strongly agree899.1
Missing625 
TOTAL980100.0
182) Please indicate how strongly you agree or disagree with the following statements about balancing family and work: My family keeps me from spending enough time on my work. (Q68B)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree28829.4
2) Disagree50551.6
3) Neutral14815.1
4) Agree333.4
5) Strongly agree5.5
Missing629 
TOTAL979100.0
183) Please indicate how strongly you agree or disagree with the following statements about balancing family and work: My family makes me feel very tired and exhausted. (Q68C)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree23123.7
2) Disagree46147.4
3) Neutral18118.6
4) Agree919.4
5) Strongly agree9.9
Missing632 
TOTAL973100.0
184) Please indicate how strongly you agree or disagree with the following statements about balancing family and work: My family makes me feel anxious or depressed. (Q68D)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree29029.7
2) Disagree42743.8
3) Neutral15716.1
4) Agree878.9
5) Strongly agree151.5
Missing631 
TOTAL976100.0
185) Please indicate how strongly you agree or disagree with the following statements about balancing family and work: My family keeps me from spending enough time on myself. (Q68E)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree25225.7
2) Disagree45846.7
3) Neutral17317.6
4) Agree828.4
5) Strongly agree161.6
Missing629 
TOTAL981100.0
186) How many of the people you work with are... White, non-Hispanic. (Q69A)
TOTAL%
0) None252.6
1) A few777.9
2) Some13814.2
3) About half14014.4
4) Most43644.7
5) All14615
8) Don't know131.3
Missing626 
TOTAL975100.0
187) How many of the people you work with are... Black or African-American. (Q69B)
TOTAL%
0) None24425.7
1) A few32033.8
2) Some25526.9
3) About half747.8
4) Most293.1
5) All9.9
8) Don't know171.8
Missing655 
TOTAL948100.0
188) How many of the people you work with are... Hispanic or Latino. (Q69C)
TOTAL%
0) None22323.5
1) A few29831.4
2) Some26227.6
3) About half606.3
4) Most606.3
5) All202.1
8) Don't know252.6
Missing653 
TOTAL948100.0
189) How many of the people you work with are... Asian. (Q69D)
TOTAL%
0) None42345.5
1) A few27829.9
2) Some16217.4
3) About half141.5
4) Most4.4
5) All4.4
8) Don't know454.8
Missing670 
TOTAL930100.0
190) How many people in your neighborhood are... White, non-Hispanic. (Q70A)
TOTAL%
0) None302
1) A few1197.9
2) Some20713.8
3) About half19112.8
4) Most69146.1
5) All18812.6
8) Don't know724.8
Missing83 
TOTAL1498100.0
191) How many people in your neighborhood are... Black or African-American. (Q70B)
TOTAL%
0) None28219.6
1) A few46332.2
2) Some35324.5
3) About half1117.7
4) Most1047.2
5) All151
8) Don't know1117.7
Missing138 
TOTAL1439100.0
192) How many people in your neighborhood are... Hispanic or Latino. (Q70C)
TOTAL%
0) None28620
1) A few40228.1
2) Some35725
3) About half996.9
4) Most1117.8
5) All191.3
8) Don't know15510.8
Missing139 
TOTAL1429100.0
193) How many people in your neighborhood are... Asian. (Q70D)
TOTAL%
0) None46733.1
1) A few43831.1
2) Some22516
3) About half322.3
4) Most6.4
5) All7.5
8) Don't know23516.7
Missing163 
TOTAL1410100.0
194) For each item, please tell us how much, if at all, each of the following contributes to gun violence in the country: The availability of guns. (Q71A)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all25817
2) Not so much44729.5
3) A great deal80953.4
Missing59 
TOTAL1514100.0
195) For each item, please tell us how much, if at all, each of the following contributes to gun violence in the country: The absence of God from our public schools and places. (Q71B)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all45730.2
2) Not so much36023.8
3) A great deal69646
Missing58 
TOTAL1513100.0
196) For each item, please tell us how much, if at all, each of the following contributes to gun violence in the country: Irresponsible gun owners. (Q71C)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all654.3
2) Not so much24316
3) A great deal120779.7
Missing58 
TOTAL1515100.0
197) For each item, please tell us how much, if at all, each of the following contributes to gun violence in the country: Media violence such as in movies and video games. (Q71D)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all1278.4
2) Not so much46730.8
3) A great deal92360.8
Missing56 
TOTAL1517100.0
198) For each item, please tell us how much, if at all, each of the following contributes to gun violence in the country: Inadequate treatment of mentally ill people. (Q71E)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all966.4
2) Not so much42728.3
3) A great deal98865.4
Missing62 
TOTAL1511100.0
199) For each item, please tell us how much, if at all, each of the following contributes to gun violence in the country: Inadequate background checks on gun purchases. (Q71F)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all1137.4
2) Not so much37424.7
3) A great deal103067.9
Missing57 
TOTAL1517100.0
200) Have you, or anyone you are close with, ever been threatened with a gun or shot at? (Q72)
TOTAL%
1) Yes58338
2) No95362
Missing42 
TOTAL1536100.0
201) Please tell us whether you oppose or favor the following: A ban on semi-automatic weapons. (Q73A)
TOTAL%
1) Favor89559.3
2) Oppose61440.7
Missing70 
TOTAL1509100.0
202) Please tell us whether you oppose or favor the following: Expanded gun safety programs. (Q73B)
TOTAL%
1) Favor141092.9
2) Oppose1077.1
Missing57 
TOTAL1517100.0
203) Please tell us whether you oppose or favor the following: Putting armed security guards/police in more schools. (Q73C)
TOTAL%
1) Favor99265.6
2) Oppose52034.4
Missing62 
TOTAL1512100.0
204) Please tell us whether you oppose or favor the following: Better mental health screening of gun buyers. (Q73D)
TOTAL%
1) Favor136290.1
2) Oppose1499.9
Missing60 
TOTAL1511100.0
205) Please tell us whether you oppose or favor the following: A ban on high-capacity ammunition clips that hold more than 10 bullets. (Q73E)
TOTAL%
1) Favor95463.3
2) Oppose55336.7
Missing70 
TOTAL1507100.0
206) Please tell us whether you oppose or favor the following: More teachers and school officials having guns. (Q73F)
TOTAL%
1) Favor48532.3
2) Oppose101767.7
Missing68 
TOTAL1502100.0
207) Please tell us whether you oppose or favor the following: Banning the possession of hand guns except by law enforcement. (Q73G)
TOTAL%
1) Favor41427.5
2) Oppose108972.5
Missing71 
TOTAL1503100.0
208) Please tell us whether you oppose or favor the following: Laws that allow citizens to carry concealed guns. (Q73H)
TOTAL%
1) Favor86557.4
2) Oppose64142.6
Missing70 
TOTAL1506100.0
209) Do you happen to have in your home (or garage) any of the following: (Please mark all that apply.) No hand gun/revolver, long gun, automatic/semi-automatic weapon [Skip to Q75_1A] (Q74_NO)
TOTAL%
1) No handgun/revolver, long gun, automatic/semi-automatic weapon927100
Missing627 
TOTAL927100.0
210) Do you happen to have in your home (or garage) any of the following: (Please mark all that apply.) Hand gun/revolver. (Q74A)
TOTAL%
2) Yes, as a collector's item408.5
3) Yes, for recreation11023.3
4) Yes, for protection32268.2
Missing1105 
TOTAL472100.0
211) Do you happen to have in your home (or garage) any of the following: (Please mark all that apply.) Long gun. (Q74B)
TOTAL%
2) Yes, as a collector's item5311.7
3) Yes, for recreation27059.5
4) Yes, for protection13128.9
Missing1139 
TOTAL454100.0
212) Do you happen to have in your home (or garage) any of the following: (Please mark all that apply.) Automatic/Semi-Automatic weapon. (Q74C)
TOTAL%
2) Yes, as a collector's item3212.2
3) Yes, for recreation12447.1
4) Yes, for protection10740.7
Missing1339 
TOTAL263100.0
213) Please indicate how strongly you agree or disagree with the following statements: The government should be able to monitor everyone's email and other online activities if officials say this might prevent future terrorist attacks. (Q75_1A)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree50232.8
2) Disagree45029.4
3) Neutral27017.6
4) Agree20013.1
5) Strongly agree1087.1
Missing44 
TOTAL1530100.0
214) Please indicate how strongly you agree or disagree with the following statements: My personal privacy would not be violated if the government had collected my telephone and Internet data. (Q75_1B)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree50733.3
2) Disagree39025.6
3) Neutral23815.6
4) Agree26717.5
5) Strongly agree1207.9
Missing51 
TOTAL1522100.0
215) Please indicate how strongly you agree or disagree with the following statements: I would feel that my personal privacy was violated if I knew the government had collected my telephone or Internet data. (Q75_1C)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree654.3
2) Disagree17611.5
3) Neutral24015.7
4) Agree44529.2
5) Strongly agree59839.2
Missing49 
TOTAL1524100.0
216) Please indicate how strongly you agree or disagree with the following statements: Some places are haunted by spirits. (Q76A)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree24115.8
2) Disagree28018.4
3) Neutral37524.7
4) Agree45029.6
5) Strongly agree17511.5
Missing52 
TOTAL1521100.0
217) Please indicate how strongly you agree or disagree with the following statements: There is good evidence that aliens visited Earth. (Q76B)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree28318.7
2) Disagree40827
3) Neutral52334.6
4) Agree21414.2
5) Strongly agree835.5
Missing58 
TOTAL1511100.0
218) Please indicate how strongly you agree or disagree with the following statements: Some UFOs (unidentified flying objects) really are spaceships from other planets. (Q76C)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree28518.9
2) Disagree37424.8
3) Neutral58238.5
4) Agree19613
5) Strongly agree734.8
Missing60 
TOTAL1510100.0
219) Please indicate how strongly you agree or disagree with the following statements: Some people can use the power of their minds to move objects without touching them. (Q76D)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree33722.3
2) Disagree45129.8
3) Neutral44529.4
4) Agree22314.7
5) Strongly agree563.7
Missing58 
TOTAL1512100.0
220) Please indicate how strongly you agree or disagree with the following statements: Some people can use the power of their minds to communicate with the dead. (Q76E)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree36824.3
2) Disagree39426
3) Neutral42327.9
4) Agree25316.7
5) Strongly agree775.1
Missing56 
TOTAL1515100.0
221) Please indicate how strongly you agree or disagree with the following statements: Bigfoot will one day be discovered. (Q76F)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree46630.9
2) Disagree47731.6
3) Neutral41627.5
4) Agree1026.8
5) Strongly agree493.2
Missing62 
TOTAL1510100.0
222) Please answer the following questions without consulting any written sources, Internet sites, or people. We have seasons because the Earth travels closer to the sun in the summer months and farther away during winter months. (Q76_1A)
TOTAL%
1) True95264.9
2) False51635.1
Missing107 
TOTAL1468100.0
223) Please answer the following questions without consulting any written sources, Internet sites, or people. The Earth's continents have been slowly drifting for millions of years. (Q76_1B)
TOTAL%
1) True122483.8
2) False23716.2
Missing114 
TOTAL1461100.0
224) Please answer the following questions without consulting any written sources, Internet sites, or people. These days, most radiation comes from man-made sources. (Q76_1C)
TOTAL%
1) True82656.1
2) False64743.9
Missing106 
TOTAL1473100.0
225) Please answer the following questions without consulting any written sources, Internet sites, or people. When a bullet is shot straight out over a cliff it begins falling the instant it leaves the gun. (Q76_1D)
TOTAL%
1) True63043.3
2) False82556.7
Missing125 
TOTAL1455100.0
226) Please answer the following questions without consulting any written sources, Internet sites, or people. The sun sets in the west because the earth orbits the sun in a westward direction. (Q76_1E)
TOTAL%
1) True64845.2
2) False78554.8
Missing148 
TOTAL1433100.0
227) Please answer the following questions without consulting any written sources, Internet sites, or people. Ice floats on water because water absorbs air as it freezes. (Q76_1F)
TOTAL%
1) True78555
2) False64245
Missing153 
TOTAL1427100.0
228) Please answer the following questions without consulting any written sources, Internet sites, or people. The glow from a traditional light bulb is caused by the high temperature of the wire inside the bulb. (Q76_1G)
TOTAL%
1) True104172.4
2) False39727.6
Missing148 
TOTAL1438100.0
229) Please answer the following questions without consulting any written sources, Internet sites, or people. Stem cells are only found in embryos. (Q76_1H)
TOTAL%
1) True40728.2
2) False103571.8
Missing134 
TOTAL1442100.0
230) What is your gender? (Q77)
TOTAL%
1) Male71847
2) Female81153
Missing36 
TOTAL1529100.0
231) What is your date of birth? Month of birth (Q78_M)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL15726.743.55
232) What is your date of birth? Year of birth (Q78_Y)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL15721965.2317.62
233) Are you a citizen of the United States of America? (Q79)
TOTAL%
1) Yes148897.3
2) No422.7
Missing31 
TOTAL1530100.0
234) Which of the following BEST describes the place where you now live? (Q80)
TOTAL%
1) A large city36123.6
2) A suburb near a large city36223.7
3) A small city or town55136.1
4) A rural area23015.1
8) Don't know231.5
Missing32 
TOTAL1527100.0
235) Are you or is anyone in your household current or former military? (Q80A)
TOTAL%
1) Yes39025.5
2) No113874.5
Missing32 
TOTAL1528100.0
236) If you are employed, which of the following best describes your place of employment? (Q81)
TOTAL%
1) A for-profit private company, business, or individual54037.8
2) A non-profit tax-exempt, or charitable organization1218.5
3) Local, state, or federal government17212.1
4) Self-employed1027.1
5) Working without pay in a family business or farm7.5
6) Not currently employed [Skip to Q86]48534
Missing149 
TOTAL1427100.0
237) How many hours did you work last week? (Write in a number) (Q83)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL157238.5115.20
238) About how many people work for your employer (including part-time and full-time employees at all locations)? (Q84)
TOTAL%
1) 1-513714.5
2) 6-4922423.7
3) 50-49923224.5
4) 500-1,99910511.1
5) 2,000 or more24826.2
Missing651 
TOTAL946100.0
239) Is your current employer a locally-owned business? (Q85)
TOTAL%
1) Yes40742.4
2) No49751.8
8) I'm not sure565.8
Missing639 
TOTAL960100.0
240) Have you ever started a new business? (Q86)
TOTAL%
1) Yes35723.7
2) No114976.3
Missing65 
TOTAL1506100.0
241) Are you currently trying to start a new business? (Q87)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1057
2) No140493
Missing63 
TOTAL1509100.0
242) In the past five years, have you or someone in your household lost a job because of the bad economy? (Q87A)
TOTAL%
1) Yes47431.3
2) No104168.7
Missing54 
TOTAL1515100.0
243) Was the person unemployed for a month or longer? (Q87B)
TOTAL%
1) Yes45130.4
2) No1026.9
8) Don't know93262.8
Missing80 
TOTAL1485100.0
244) What is your race? White (Q88A)
TOTAL%
1) Yes117190
2) No13010
Missing269 
TOTAL1301100.0
245) What is your race? Black or African-American (Q88B)
TOTAL%
1) Yes19522.8
2) No65977.2
Missing750 
TOTAL854100.0
246) What is your race? American Indian or Alaska Native (Q88C)
TOTAL%
1) Yes334.5
2) No70295.5
Missing850 
TOTAL735100.0
247) What is your race? Asian (Q88D)
TOTAL%
1) Yes192.6
2) No71797.4
Missing842 
TOTAL736100.0
248) What is your race? Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander (Q88E)
TOTAL%
1) Yes4.5
2) No72499.5
Missing857 
TOTAL728100.0
249) What is your race? Some other race (please specify) (Q88F)
TOTAL%
1) Yes7310.5
2) No62589.5
Missing900 
TOTAL698100.0
250) If you are Hispanic or Latino, which of the following are you? (Q89)
TOTAL%
1) I am not Hispanic or Latino70876.5
2) Mexican, Mexican-American, Chicano11412.3
3) Puerto Rican293.1
4) Cuban7.8
5) Other Hispanic, Latino, or Spanish origin group495.3
8) I don't know181.9
Missing666 
TOTAL925100.0
251) What is the highest level of education you have completed? (Please mark only one box.) (Q90)
TOTAL%
1) 8th grade or less312.1
2) 9th-12th grade (no high school diploma)956.3
3) High school graduate41927.9
4) Some college36023.9
5) Trade/Technical/Vocational training1177.8
6) College graduate27118
7) Postgraduate work/Degree21114
Missing71 
TOTAL1504100.0
252) If you did not do any work last week for pay or profit, what is the reason? (Q91)
TOTAL%
1) I am a homemaker9011.8
2) I am a student759.8
3) I am retired27335.7
4) I have a disability or injury10714
5) I am looking for work597.7
6) I was on vacation or leave496.4
7) Other11114.5
Missing811 
TOTAL764100.0
253) In the past five years, have you or someone you know faced home foreclosure? (Q91A)
TOTAL%
1) Yes48832.4
2) No101667.6
Missing73 
TOTAL1504100.0
254) How many children do you have? (Write in a number) (Q92)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL15722.342.05
255) How many children do you have? (Write in a number) If none, mark here [Skip to Q94] (Q92_NONE)
TOTAL%
1) None483100
Missing1171 
TOTAL483100.0
256) How old were you when your first child was born? (Write in a number) (Q92A)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL157224.596.38
257) How many children under the age of 18 currently live in your household? (Write in a number) (Q93)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL15721.441.06
258) How many children under the age of 18 currently live in your household? (Write in a number) If none, mark here (Q93_NONE)
TOTAL%
1) None630100
Missing868 
TOTAL630100.0
259) Which of the following best describes you? (Q94)
TOTAL%
1) Gay, lesbian, or homosexual443
2) Bisexual251.7
3) Heterosexual or straight138393.4
4) Don't know281.9
Missing88 
TOTAL1480100.0
260) By your best estimate, what was your total household income last year, before taxes? (Q95)
TOTAL%
1) $10,000 or less17411.8
2) $10,001 - $20,00019613.2
3) $20,001 - $35,00025317.1
4) $35,001 - $50,00022615.3
5) $50,001 - $100,00040527.4
6) $100,001 - $150,0001389.3
7) $150,001 or more885.9
Missing105 
TOTAL1480100.0
261) Baylor 2014 Language (BAYLOR_2014_LANGUAGE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL15721.020.13
262) Age (AGE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL157245.4021.02
263) Age valid (AGE_VALID)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL15721.000.00
264) Stratum key (STRATUM_KEY)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL157237.868.84
265) State (STATE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL0
266) Projwt (PROJWT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1572123461.8778488.44
267) Weight (WEIGHT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL10.812
268) If possible, please provide the specific name of your denomination/sect. For example, if you are Baptist, are you Southern Baptist Convention, American Baptist Churches in the USA, or some other Baptist denomination? (Q2)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL0
269) Religious Tradition (RELTRAD)
TOTAL%
1) Evangelical Protestant44229.7
2) Mainline Protestant24216.3
3) Black Protestant1127.5
4) Catholic35824.1
5) Jewish221.5
6) Other795.3
7) No Affiliation23215.6
Missing91 
TOTAL1487100.0
270) What is your gender? (for use with online analysis) (I-GENDER)
TOTAL%
1) Male71847
2) Female81153
Missing36 
TOTAL1529100.0
271) What is the highest level of education you have completed? (Please mark only one box.) (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-EDUC)
TOTAL%
1) Less than high school (no diploma)1268.4
2) High school graduate41927.9
3) Some college36023.9
4) Trade/Technical/Vocational training1177.8
5) College graduate27118
6) Postgraduate work/Degree21114
Missing71 
TOTAL1504100.0
272) What is your current marital status? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Single/never married38124.5
2) Married or living as married/partnered79851.4
3) Separated or divorced25516.4
4) Widowed1187.6
Missing18 
TOTAL1552100.0
273) Religious Tradition (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-RELIGION)
TOTAL%
1) Evangelical Protestant44229.7
2) Mainline Protestant24216.3
3) Black Protestant1127.5
4) Catholic35824.1
5) Jewish or other1016.8
6) No Affiliation23215.6
Missing91 
TOTAL1487100.0
274) How often do you attend religious services at a place of worship? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-ATTEND)
TOTAL%
0) Never41426.6
1) Less than once a year1318.4
2) Once to several times a year32020.6
3) Once to three times a month15910.2
4) About weekly1127.2
5) Weekly or several times a week42127
Missing16 
TOTAL1557100.0