Survey of U.S. Catholics and Family Life, 2015

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Percentages are weighted by 2) WEIGHT; Total Ns reported are unweighted
1) [CREATED VARIABLE] Unique respondent identification number (CASEID)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL5122175733.9247254.61
2) [CREATED VARIABLE] Weight variable recommended for use in all analyses; point estimates based on unweighted data will not be representative of the U.S. population (WEIGHT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL51222.7761.362
3) [CREATED VARIABLE] Sample type (SAMPLE)
TOTAL%
1) Landline 30
2) Cell 70
TOTAL5122100.0
4) [CREATED VARIABLE] Questionnaire form (FORM)
TOTAL%
1) Form 1 49.9
2) Form 2 50.1
TOTAL5122100.0
5) [CREATED VARIABLE] Language of interview (LANG)
TOTAL%
1) English 93.4
2) Spanish 6.6
TOTAL5122100.0
6) [CREATED VARIABLE] Variable indicating geographic region in which the respondent resides (CREGION)
TOTAL%
1) Northeast 18.1
2) Midwest 21.7
3) South 37.5
4) West 22.8
TOTAL5122100.0
7) [ASK ALL:] Overall, how would you rate your community as a place to live? [READ] (QA1)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent 36.7
2) Good 42
3) Only fair 15.9
4) Poor 4.8
9) (DO NOT READ) Don't know/Refused .5
TOTAL5122100.0
8) [ASK ALL:] Generally, how would you say things are these days in your life - would you say that you are very happy, pretty happy, or not too happy? (QA2)
TOTAL%
1) Very happy 32.7
2) Pretty happy 51.8
3) Not too happy 12.8
9) Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 2.7
TOTAL5122100.0
9) [ASK ALL:] Next, is your overall opinion of Pope Francis very favorable, mostly favorable, mostly UNfavorable, or very unfavorable? (QA3A)
TOTAL%
1) Very favorable 28.7
2) Mostly favorable 34.8
3) Mostly unfavorable 5.5
4) Very unfavorable 4.1
5) Never heard of (VOL.) 8.2
8) Can't rate (VOL.) 15.6
9) Refused (VOL.) 3.1
TOTAL5122100.0
10) [ASK ALL:] Next, is your overall opinion of Barack Obama very favorable, mostly favorable, mostly UNfavorable, or very unfavorable? (QA3B)
TOTAL%
1) Very favorable 22
2) Mostly favorable 31.3
3) Mostly unfavorable 15.9
4) Very unfavorable 25.5
5) Never heard of (VOL.) .2
8) Can't rate (VOL.) 3.3
9) Refused (VOL.) 1.9
TOTAL5122100.0
11) [ASK ALL:] Next, is your overall opinion of Vladimir Putin very favorable, mostly favorable, mostly UNfavorable, or very unfavorable? (QA3C)
TOTAL%
1) Very favorable 3.8
2) Mostly favorable 9.7
3) Mostly unfavorable 25.2
4) Very unfavorable 30
5) Never heard of (VOL.) 16.3
8) Can't rate (VOL.) 12.8
9) Refused (VOL.) 2.2
TOTAL5122100.0
12) [ASK ALL:] Do you think Pope Francis represents a major change in direction for the Catholic Church, or don't you think so? (QA15)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, represents a major change in direction 55.9
2) No, don't think so 18
9) Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 26.2
TOTAL5122100.0
13) [ASK IF 'MAJOR CHANGE' (QA15=1):] And do you see this as [READ; RANDOMIZE]? (QA16)
TOTAL%
1) Mainly a change for the better [OR] 86.2
2) Mainly a change for the worse 9.3
3) [VOL. DO NOT READ] Neither 1.2
9) [VOL. DO NOT READ] Don't know/Refused 3.3
Missing2178 
TOTAL2944100.0
14) [ASK ALL:] Thinking about the circumstances that children grow up in these days... Overall, what is your opinion about children being raised by divorced parents? Is this acceptable and as good as any other arrangement for raising children, OR is it acceptable but NOT as good as some other arrangements, OR is it not an acceptable arrangement for raising children? (QB12A)
TOTAL%
1) Acceptable and as good as any other arrangement 33.2
2) Acceptable but NOT as good as some other arrangements 51.4
3) Not an acceptable arrangement for raising children 9.2
4) Depends (VOL.) 3.8
5) This arrangement is the best/better than others (VOL.) 0
9) Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 2.4
TOTAL5122100.0
15) [ASK ALL:] Thinking about the circumstances that children grow up in these days... Overall, what is your opinion about children being raised by a gay or lesbian couple? Is this acceptable and as good as any other arrangement for raising children, OR is it acceptable but NOT as good as some other arrangements, OR is it not an acceptable arrangement for raising children? (QB12B)
TOTAL%
1) Acceptable and as good as any other arrangement 42.6
2) Acceptable but NOT as good as some other arrangements 20.6
3) Not an acceptable arrangement for raising children 30.6
4) Depends (VOL.) 2.1
5) This arrangement is the best/better than others (VOL.) .1
9) Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 4.1
TOTAL5122100.0
16) [ASK ALL:] Thinking about the circumstances that children grow up in these days... Overall, what is your opinion about children being raised by a single parent? Is this acceptable and as good as any other arrangement for raising children, OR is it acceptable but NOT as good as some other arrangements, OR is it not an acceptable arrangement for raising children? (QB12C)
TOTAL%
1) Acceptable and as good as any other arrangement 37.9
2) Acceptable but NOT as good as some other arrangements 50.1
3) Not an acceptable arrangement for raising children 6.5
4) Depends (VOL.) 3.7
5) This arrangement is the best/better than others (VOL.) .1
9) Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 1.7
TOTAL5122100.0
17) [ASK ALL:] Thinking about the circumstances that children grow up in these days... Overall, what is your opinion about children being raised by parents who are living together but not married? Is this acceptable and as good as any other arrangement for raising children, OR is it acceptable but NOT as good as some other arrangements, OR is it not an acceptable arrangement for raising children? (QB12D)
TOTAL%
1) Acceptable and as good as any other arrangement 49.1
2) Acceptable but NOT as good as some other arrangements 32.8
3) Not an acceptable arrangement for raising children 14
4) Depends (VOL.) 2
5) This arrangement is the best/better than others (VOL.) .2
9) Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 1.8
TOTAL5122100.0
18) [ASK ALL:] Thinking about the circumstances that children grow up in these days... Overall, what is your opinion about children being raised by a mother and father who are married to each other? Is this acceptable and as good as any other arrangement for raising children, OR is it acceptable but NOT as good as some other arrangements, OR is it not an acceptable arrangement for raising children? (QB12E)
TOTAL%
1) Acceptable and as good as any other arrangement 80.9
2) Acceptable but NOT as good as some other arrangements 3.3
3) Not an acceptable arrangement for raising children 1.1
4) Depends (VOL.) 2
5) This arrangement is the best/better than others (VOL.) 11
9) Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 1.7
TOTAL5122100.0
19) [ASK ALL:] Next, thinking specifically just about adults... Overall, what is your opinion about a man and a woman in a romantic relationship living together without being married? Is this acceptable and as good as any other way of life, OR is it acceptable but NOT as good as some other ways of life, OR is it not an acceptable way of life? (QB15A)
TOTAL%
1) Acceptable and as good as any other way of life 54.8
2) Acceptable but NOT as good as some other ways of life 25.7
3) Not an acceptable way of life 16.8
4) Depends (VOL.) 1.1
5) This way of life is the best/better than others (VOL.) .1
9) Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 1.6
TOTAL5122100.0
20) [ASK ALL:] Next, thinking specifically just about adults... Overall, what is your opinion about a same-sex couple in a romantic relationship living together? Is this acceptable and as good as any other way of life, OR is it acceptable but NOT as good as some other ways of life, OR is it not an acceptable way of life? (QB15B)
TOTAL%
1) Acceptable and as good as any other way of life 47.3
2) Acceptable but NOT as good as some other ways of life 17.8
3) Not an acceptable way of life 29.6
4) Depends (VOL.) 1
5) This way of life is the best/better than others (VOL.) .1
9) Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 4.3
TOTAL5122100.0
21) [ASK ALL:] Next, thinking specifically just about adults... Overall, what is your opinion about a husband and wife who choose not to have children? Is this acceptable and as good as any other way of life, OR is it acceptable but NOT as good as some other ways of life, OR is it not an acceptable way of life? (QB15C)
TOTAL%
1) Acceptable and as good as any other way of life 75.9
2) Acceptable but NOT as good as some other ways of life 14.6
3) Not an acceptable way of life 4.5
4) Depends (VOL.) 1.9
5) This way of life is the best/better than others (VOL.) .3
9) Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 2.8
TOTAL5122100.0
22) [ASK ALL:] On another subject, from what you've read and heard, is there solid evidence that the average temperature on earth has been getting warmer over the past few decades, or not? (QD27)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 68.5
2) No 24.6
3) Mixed/some evidence (VOL.) 1.7
9) Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 5.2
TOTAL5122100.0
23) [ASK IF EARTH IS GETTING WARMER (QD27=1):] Do you believe that the earth is getting warmer [READ AND RANDOMIZE]? (QD28A)
TOTAL%
1) Mostly because of human activity such as burning fossil fuels [OR] 66.3
2) Mostly because of natural patterns in the earth's environment 26.3
9) [VOL. DO NOT READ] Don't know/Refused 7.3
Missing1650 
TOTAL3472100.0
24) [ASK IF EARTH IS NOT GETTING WARMER (QD27=2):] Do you think that we just don't know enough yet about whether the Earth is getting warmer or do you think it's just not happening? (QD28B)
TOTAL%
1) Just don't know enough yet 44.6
2) Just not happening 48.9
9) Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 6.5
Missing3805 
TOTAL1317100.0
25) [ASK ALL:] In your view, is global warming a very serious problem, somewhat serious, not too serious, or not a problem? (QD30)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious 46.1
2) Somewhat serious 22.5
3) Not too serious 12.5
4) Not a problem 16.4
9) Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 2.4
TOTAL5122100.0
26) [ASK ALL:] Are you currently married, living with a partner, divorced, separated, widowed, or have you never been married? [IF RESPONDENT SAYS 'SINGLE,' PROBE TO DETERMINE WHICH CATEGORY IS APPROPRIATE] (MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Married 47.2
2) Living with a partner 6.7
3) Divorced 10.9
4) Separated 2.4
5) Widowed 6.9
6) Never been married 25.3
9) Don't know/Refused (VOL.) .5
TOTAL5122100.0
27) [ASK IF NOT MARRIED OR LIVING WITH A PARTNER (MARITAL=3,4,5,6):] And are you currently living with a romantic partner, or not? (LWP1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 10.7
2) No 89.2
9) Don't know/Refused (VOL.) .2
Missing2916 
TOTAL2206100.0
28) [ASK ALL:] Are you of Hispanic, Latino, or Spanish origin, such as Mexican, Puerto Rican or Cuban? (HISP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 14.7
2) No 84.6
9) Don't know/Refused (VOL.) .7
TOTAL5122100.0
29) [ASK ALL:] Backcoded variable reflecting responses to the following question: Which of the following describes your race? You can select as many as apply. White, Black or African American, Asian or Asian American or some other race. [RECORD UP TO FOUR IN ORDER MENTIONED BUT DO NOT PROBE FOR ADDITIONAL] [IF RESPONDENT VOLS MIXED BIRACIAL, PROBE ONCE: What race or races is that?] RESPONDENTS WERE PERMITTED TO VOLUNTEER OTHER RACES NOT IN THIS LIST, IN WHICH CASE THEIR ANSWERS WERE BACKCODED INTO ONE OF THESE CATEGORIES (IF APPROPRIATE) OR LEFT AS CODE 5 - SOME OTHER RACE] (RACECMB)
TOTAL%
1) White 70.3
2) Black or African-American 12.4
3) Asian or Asian-American 3.3
4) Mixed Race 3.6
5) Some other race 8.2
9) Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 2.2
TOTAL5122100.0
30) [CREATED VARIABLE] Created variable combining responses to HISP and RACECMB. All respondents who answered 'yes' in HISP are coded as Hispanic in RACETHN. For all other respondents, RACETHN is determined by RACECMB. (RACETHN)
TOTAL%
1) White non-Hispanic 64.1
2) Black non-Hispanic 11.7
3) Hispanic 14.7
4) Other 7.7
9) Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 1.8
TOTAL5122100.0
31) [ASK ALL:] What is your present religion, if any? Are you Protestant, Roman Catholic, Mormon, Orthodox such as Greek or Russian Orthodox, Jewish, Muslim, Buddhist, Hindu, atheist, agnostic, something else, or nothing in particular? (RELIG)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant (Baptist, Methodist, non-denominational, Lutheran, Presbyterian, Pentecostal, Episcopalian, Reformed, Church of Christ, etc.) 33.5
2) Roman Catholic (Catholic) 19.6
3) Mormon (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints/LDS) 1.6
4) Orthodox (Greek, Russian, or some other Orthodox church) .8
5) Jewish (Judaism) 1.7
6) Muslim (Islam) 1
7) Buddhist .6
8) Hindu .7
9) Atheist (do not believe in God) 3.3
10) Agnostic (not sure if there is a God) 4
11) Something else (SPECIFY:______) 2
12) Nothing in particular 16
13) Christian (VOL.) 13.3
14) Unitarian (Universalist) (VOL.) .3
15) Jehovah's Witness (VOL.) .6
99) Don't know/Refused (VOL.) .9
TOTAL5122100.0
32) [ASK IF CHRISTIAN (RELIG=1-4, 13, 15):] Would you describe yourself as a 'born again' or evangelical Christian, or not? [RELIG=15 was mistakenly left out of this filter at the beginning of the field period. It was added on May 21, 2015. All Jehovah’s Witnesses interviewed before May 21 (n=13) were set to BORN=9.] (BORN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, would 48.1
2) No, would not 47.4
8) Undesignated [Indicates question was not asked of the respondent because they were categorized as RELIG=1-14, 13, 15 only after RELIG was backcoded.] .2
9) Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 4.4
Missing1503 
TOTAL3619100.0
33) [ASK ALL:] Aside from weddings and funerals, how often do you attend religious services... more than once a week, once a week, once or twice a month, a few times a year, seldom, or never? (ATTEND)
TOTAL%
1) More than once a week 12.9
2) Once a week 22.3
3) Once or twice a month 14.3
4) A few times a year 18.9
5) Seldom 17.1
6) Never 14.1
9) Don't know/Refused (VOL.) .6
TOTAL5122100.0
34) [ASK ALL:] How important is religion in your life - very important, somewhat important, not too important, or not at all important? (QF2)
TOTAL%
1) Very important 54.9
2) Somewhat important 21.8
3) Not too important 10.8
4) Not at all important 11.6
9) Don't know/Refused (VOL.) .9
TOTAL5122100.0
35) [ASK ALL:] People practice their religion in different ways. Outside of attending religious services, do you pray several times a day, once a day, a few times a week, once a week, a few times a month, seldom, or never? (QF5)
TOTAL%
1) Several times a day 37.1
2) Once a day 19.8
3) A few times a week 11.1
4) Once a week 3.4
5) A few times a month 4.9
6) Seldom 10.8
7) Never 11.8
9) Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 1.2
TOTAL5122100.0
36) [ASK IF PRAYS (QF5 less than 7):] When you pray, do you mainly say prayers that you have memorized, [IF RELIG less than 5 OR RELIG greater than 8 READ: such as the Lord's Prayer or the Our Father,] or do you mainly have a personal conversation with God? (QF6)
TOTAL%
1) Mainly memorized prayers 10
2) Mainly personal conversation with God 73.5
3) Other/neither (VOL.) 2
4) Both (VOL.) 13.9
9) Don't know/Refused (VOL.) .7
Missing683 
TOTAL4439100.0
37) [ASK ALL:] On another subject... Thinking about when you were a child, in what religion were you raised, if any? Were you Protestant, Roman Catholic, Mormon, Orthodox such as Greek or Russian Orthodox, Jewish, Muslim, Buddhist, Hindu, atheist, agnostic, something else, or nothing in particular? [THOSE ANSWERING 'Something else' WERE ASKED TO SPECIFY; VERBATIM RESPONSES WERE RECORDED BY INTERVIEWERS AND BACKCODED BY PEW RESEARCH CENTER ANALYSTS] (QH3)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant (Baptist, Methodist, non-denominational, Lutheran, Presbyterian, Pentecostal, Episcopalian, Reformed, Church of Christ, etc.) 42.1
2) Roman Catholic (Catholic) 30.2
3) Mormon (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints/LDS) 1.6
4) Orthodox (Greek, Russian, or some other Orthodox church) .8
5) Jewish (Judaism) 2
6) Muslim (Islam) 1
7) Buddhist .4
8) Hindu .8
9) Atheist (do not believe in God) .4
10) Agnostic (not sure if there is a God) .5
11) Something else (SPECIFY) .6
12) Nothing in particular 9.1
13) Christian (VOL.) 8.6
14) Unitarian (Universalist) (VOL.) .2
15) Jehovah's Witness (VOL.) .7
99) Don't know/Refused (VOL.) .9
TOTAL5122100.0
38) [ASK IF MARRIED OR LIVING WITH A PARTNER (MARITAL=1,2 OR LWP1=1):] And what is your [IF MARITAL=1: spouse's; IF MARITAL=2 OR LWP1=1: partner's] present religion, if any? Are they Protestant, Roman Catholic, Mormon, Orthodox such as Greek or Russian Orthodox, Jewish, Muslim, Buddhist, Hindu, atheist, agnostic, something else, or nothing in particular? [THOSE ANSWERING 'Something else' WERE ASKED TO SPECIFY; VERBATIM RESPONSES WERE RECORDED BY INTERVIEWERS AND BACKCODED BY PEW RESEARCH CENTER ANALYSTS] (QH6)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant (Baptist, Methodist, non-denominational, Lutheran, Presbyterian, Pentecostal, Episcopalian, Reformed, Church of Christ, etc.) 36.7
2) Roman Catholic (Catholic) 22.9
3) Mormon (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints/LDS) 1.8
4) Orthodox (Greek, Russian, or some other Orthodox church) .9
5) Jewish (Judaism) 1.8
6) Muslim (Islam) .8
7) Buddhist .6
8) Hindu .7
9) Atheist (do not believe in God) 2.9
10) Agnostic (not sure if there is a God) 3.1
11) Something else (SPECIFY) 1.1
12) Nothing in particular 12.7
13) Christian (VOL.) 10.7
14) Unitarian (Universalist) (VOL.) .3
15) Jehovah's Witness (VOL.) .7
99) Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 2.4
Missing2043 
TOTAL3079100.0
39) [ASK IF NOT CURRENTLY CATHOLIC BY RELIGION (RELIG=1,3-99):] Do you currently consider yourself Catholic or partially Catholic in any way, or not? (QJ1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 10.9
2) No 88.2
9) Don't know/Refused (VOL.) .9
Missing1016 
TOTAL4106100.0
40) [ASK IF RESPONDENT CONSIDERS SELF CATHOLIC BUT NOT BY RELIGION (QJ1=1):] In your own words, could you please tell me in what way you consider yourself Catholic? [OPEN-END; UP TO THREE RESPONSES WERE CODED BY INTERVIEWERS AND PEW RESEARCH CENTER ANALYSTS, BUT MOST RESPONDENTS PROVIDED ONLY ONE RESPONSE; TO PROTECT RESPONDENT ANONYMITY, DATASET INCLUDES ONLY THE FIRST RESPONSE OFFERED] (QJ2OE_1)
TOTAL%
11) Raised Catholic, has/had Catholic parent(s) 37.4
13) Has/had Catholic grandparent(s) 3.5
16) Was Catholic at some point/converted in past .8
19) Other Catholic background, not further specified .2
22) Has/had Catholic spouse 5.8
25) Other relatives (aside from parents, grandparents), friends are Catholic 2.6
35) Attended Catholic schools/received Catholic education 6.4
37) Works/worked for Catholic organization/institution .2
42) Received/places importance on sacraments (e.g. was baptized or confirmed, received communion, married in church) 4.7
44) Attends/attended a Catholic church 2.5
46) Believes in/prays to saints, Mary, Holy Spirit, Trinity 1.7
48) Celebrations/holidays with Catholic elements; sometimes particpates in Catholic practices .8
51) Catholicism as part of Christianity more broadly/similar to other religions/respondent's religion is rooted in Catholicism 7.2
52) Beliefs, views, values, morals are aligned with Catholic Church/Catholic teaching 6.6
54) General Christian beliefs or practices (believes in God/Jesus, prays, reads Bible) 6.3
56) Likes liturgy/worship/other aspects of service .2
58) Likes/admires/respects Catholic Church or pope .9
84) In process of converting to Catholicism 1.1
86) Catholic Church/God helps people; turns to Church in times of need 1.1
88) Likes/agrees with/believes some elements of Catholicism but dislikes/disagrees with others 1
90) Other responses 4.1
98) Unclear .2
99) Don't know/Refused 4.7
Missing4697 
TOTAL425100.0
41) [ASK IF ATTENDS WORSHIP SERVICES AND NOT CATHOLIC BY RELIGION (ATTEND less than 6 AND RELIG=1,3-99):] Aside from weddings and funerals, do you ever attend Mass at a CATHOLIC CHURCH, or not? (QJ5)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 16.1
2) No 83.5
9) Don't know/Refused (VOL.) .4
Missing1699 
TOTAL3423100.0
42) [ASK IF NOT CATHOLIC BY RELIGION BUT ATTENDS CATHOLIC CHURCH (QJ5=1):] And aside from weddings and funerals, about how often would you say you attend Mass at a Catholic church? More than once a week, once a week, once or twice a month, a few times a year, or less often? (QJ6)
TOTAL%
1) More than once a week 1.2
2) Once a week 3.9
3) Once or twice a month 8.3
4) A few times a year 45.1
5) Less often 40
9) Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 1.6
Missing4562 
TOTAL560100.0
43) [ASK IF NOT CATHOLIC BY RELIGION AND NOT RAISED CATHOLIC (RELIG=1,3-99 AND QH3=1,3-99):] Growing up, did you have a Catholic parent, or not? (QJ9)
TOTAL%
1) Yes [NOTE: During the interview, this question was autofilled to QJ9=1 if respondent indicated they had a Catholic parent in QJ2 above] 9
2) No 90.3
9) Don't know/Refused (VOL.) .7
Missing1618 
TOTAL3504100.0
44) [CREATED VARIABLE] Variable indicating respondent's Catholic status, for purposes of filtering subsequent questions (CATHCONN)
TOTAL%
0) No Catholic connection 52.8
1) Catholic by religion [RELIG=2] 19.6
2) Catholic aside from religion [QJ1=1] 8.8
3) Catholic connected (respondent was raised Catholic, has a Catholic spouse or domestic partner, has/had a Catholic parent, or attends Mass at a Catholic church) [(QH3=2 or QH6=2 or QJ9=1 or QJ5=1) and QJ1 greater than 1] 18.8
TOTAL5122100.0
45) [CREATED VARIABLE] Variable indicating respondent's Catholic status, for purposes of analysis and reporting in 'U.S. Catholics Open to Non-Traditional Families' (CATHSTATUS1) (CATHSTA)
TOTAL%
1) Catholic by religion [RELIG=2] 19.6
20) Cultural Catholic [QJ1=1] 8.8
30) Ex Catholic [RELIG not = 2 and QJ1 not = 1 and QH3=2] 8.5
40) Other Catholic connection [RELIG not = 2 AND QJ1 not = 1 AND QH3 not = 2 and (QJ9=1 or QJ6 less than 5 or QH6=2)] 8.2
50) No Catholic connection [All other respondents] 54.9
TOTAL5122100.0
46) [ASK IF CATHOLIC OR CATHOLIC CONNECTED (CATHCONN=1-3):] As I read some phrases, please tell me whether you think each one describes Pope Francis. First/Next, humble. Does this describe Pope Francis, or not? (QJ22A)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, describes Pope Francis 81.7
2) No, does not describe Pope Francis 7.2
9) Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 11.1
Missing2730 
TOTAL2392100.0
47) [ASK IF CATHOLIC OR CATHOLIC CONNECTED (CATHCONN=1-3):] As I read some phrases, please tell me whether you think each one describes Pope Francis. First/Next, compassionate. Does this describe Pope Francis, or not? (QJ22B)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, describes Pope Francis 85.1
2) No, does not describe Pope Francis 4.6
9) Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 10.3
Missing2730 
TOTAL2392100.0
48) [ASK IF CATHOLIC OR CATHOLIC CONNECTED (CATHCONN=1-3):] As I read some phrases, please tell me whether you think each one describes Pope Francis. First/Next, open-minded. Does this describe Pope Francis, or not? (QJ22C)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, describes Pope Francis 80.4
2) No, does not describe Pope Francis 8
9) Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 11.6
Missing2730 
TOTAL2392100.0
49) [ASK IF CATHOLIC OR CATHOLIC CONNECTED (CATHCONN=1-3):] As I read some phrases, please tell me whether you think each one describes Pope Francis. Next, too liberal. Does this describe Pope Francis, or not? (QJ22D)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, describes Pope Francis 21.1
2) No, does not describe Pope Francis 64.6
9) Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 14.3
Missing2730 
TOTAL2392100.0
50) [ASK IF CATHOLIC OR CATHOLIC CONNECTED (CATHCONN=1-3):] As I read some phrases, please tell me whether you think each one describes Pope Francis. Next, naïve. Does this describe Pope Francis, or not? (QJ22E)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, describes Pope Francis 16
2) No, does not describe Pope Francis 71.4
9) Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 12.7
Missing2730 
TOTAL2392100.0
51) [ASK IF CATHOLIC OR CATHOLIC CONNECTED (CATHCONN=1-3):] As I read some phrases, please tell me whether you think each one describes Pope Francis. Next, out of touch. Does this describe Pope Francis, or not? (QJ22F)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, describes Pope Francis 13.7
2) No, does not describe Pope Francis 73.5
9) Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 12.8
Missing2730 
TOTAL2392100.0
52) [ASK IF CATHOLIC OR CATHOLIC CONNECTED (CATHCONN=1-3):] How would you rate the job the pope is doing in spreading the Catholic faith? Is he doing an excellent, good, only fair, or a poor job? (QJ29A)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent 29.8
2) Good 41.7
3) Only fair 11.8
4) Poor 3.4
9) Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 13.2
Missing2730 
TOTAL2392100.0
53) [ASK IF CATHOLIC OR CATHOLIC CONNECTED (CATHCONN=1-3):] How would you rate the job the pope is doing in addressing the sex abuse scandal in the Catholic Church? Is he doing an excellent, good, only fair, or a poor job? (QJ29B)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent 14.2
2) Good 29.2
3) Only fair 23.4
4) Poor 16.2
9) Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 17
Missing2730 
TOTAL2392100.0
54) [ASK IF CATHOLIC OR CATHOLIC CONNECTED (CATHCONN=1-3):] How would you rate the job the pope is doing in reforming the Vatican bureaucracy? Is he doing an excellent, good, only fair, or a poor job? (QJ29D)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent 19.1
2) Good 33.3
3) Only fair 18
4) Poor 6.9
9) Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 22.8
Missing2730 
TOTAL2392100.0
55) [ASK IF CATHOLIC OR CATHOLIC CONNECTED (CATHCONN=1-3):] How would you rate the job the pope is doing in standing up for traditional moral values? Is he doing an excellent, good, only fair, or a poor job? (QJ29E)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent 24.7
2) Good 42.9
3) Only fair 14.3
4) Poor 5.3
9) Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 12.8
Missing2730 
TOTAL2392100.0
56) [ASK IF CATHOLIC OR CATHOLIC CONNECTED (CATHCONN=1-3):] How would you rate the job the pope is doing in addressing the needs and concerns of the poor? Is he doing an excellent, good, only fair, or a poor job? (QJ29F)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent 32.3
2) Good 34.7
3) Only fair 14.7
4) Poor 5.3
9) Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 12.9
Missing2730 
TOTAL2392100.0
57) [ASK IF CATHOLIC OR CATHOLIC CONNECTED (CATHCONN=1-3):] How would you rate the job the pope is doing in addressing the needs and concerns of families? Is he doing an excellent, good, only fair, or a poor job? (QJ29G)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent 26.2
2) Good 41.2
3) Only fair 14.9
4) Poor 3.6
9) Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 14.1
Missing2730 
TOTAL2392100.0
58) [ASK IF CATHOLIC OR CATHOLIC CONNECTED (CATHCONN=1-3):] How would you rate the job the pope is doing in addressing the needs and concerns of women? Is he doing an excellent, good, only fair, or a poor job? (QJ29H)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent 16.1
2) Good 35.7
3) Only fair 22.5
4) Poor 7.5
9) Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 18.1
Missing2730 
TOTAL2392100.0
59) [ASK IF CATHOLIC OR CATHOLIC CONNECTED (CATHCONN=1-3):] How would you rate the job the pope is doing in promoting good relations between the Catholic Church and other major religions? Is he doing an excellent, good, only fair, or a poor job? (QJ29I)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent 26.7
2) Good 40.6
3) Only fair 15.3
4) Poor 4
9) Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 13.3
Missing2730 
TOTAL2392100.0
60) [ASK IF CATHOLIC OR CATHOLIC CONNECTED (CATHCONN=1-3):] How would you rate the job the pope is doing in addressing environmental issues? Is he doing an excellent, good, only fair, or a poor job? (QJ29J)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent 13.6
2) Good 30.4
3) Only fair 23.6
4) Poor 7.4
9) Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 25
Missing2730 
TOTAL2392100.0
61) [ASK IF CATHOLIC OR CATHOLIC CONNECTED (CATHCONN=1-3):] Do you think the Catholic Church should or should not allow priests to get married? (QJ31A)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, should 73.5
2) No, should not 20.9
9) Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 5.6
Missing2730 
TOTAL2392100.0
62) [ASK IF CATHOLIC OR CATHOLIC CONNECTED (CATHCONN=1-3):] Do you think the Catholic Church should or should not allow women to become priests? (QJ31B)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, should 66.4
2) No, should not 26.6
9) Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 7
Missing2730 
TOTAL2392100.0
63) [ASK IF CATHOLIC OR CATHOLIC CONNECTED (CATHCONN=1-3):] Do you think the Catholic Church should or should not allow Catholics to use birth control? (QJ31C)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, should 78.8
2) No, should not 14.4
9) Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 6.8
Missing2730 
TOTAL2392100.0
64) [ASK IF CATHOLIC OR CATHOLIC CONNECTED (CATHCONN=1-3):] Do you think the Catholic Church should or should not recognize the marriages of gay and lesbian couples? (QJ31D)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, should 51.5
2) No, should not 40.5
9) Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 8
Missing2730 
TOTAL2392100.0
65) [ASK IF CATHOLIC OR CATHOLIC CONNECTED (CATHCONN=1-3):] Do you think the Catholic Church should or should not allow divorced Catholics who remarry without getting an annulment to receive Communion? (QJ31E)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, should 66.8
2) No, should not 24
9) Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 9.3
Missing2730 
TOTAL2392100.0
66) [ASK IF CATHOLIC OR CATHOLIC CONNECTED (CATHCONN=1-3):] Do you think the Catholic Church should or should not allow Catholics who are living with a romantic partner without being married to receive Communion? (QJ31F)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, should 64.3
2) No, should not 27.8
9) Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 7.9
Missing2730 
TOTAL2392100.0
67) [ASK IF CATHOLIC OR CATHOLIC CONNECTED (CATHCONN=1-3):] Regardless of what you'd like to see, how likely do you think each of the following is to happen in the next 35 years or so, that is by the year 2050? How likely do you think it is that the Catholic Church will allow priests to marry? (QJ32A)
TOTAL%
1) Will definitely happen 9.4
2) Will probably happen 38.5
3) Will probably not happen 35.1
4) Will definitely not happen 12.6
9) Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 4.5
Missing2730 
TOTAL2392100.0
68) [ASK IF CATHOLIC OR CATHOLIC CONNECTED (CATHCONN=1-3):] Regardless of what you'd like to see, how likely do you think each of the following is to happen in the next 35 years or so, that is by the year 2050? How likely do you think it is that the Catholic Church will ordain women as priests? (QJ32B)
TOTAL%
1) Will definitely happen 8.5
2) Will probably happen 36.7
3) Will probably not happen 37.1
4) Will definitely not happen 13.7
9) Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 3.9
Missing2730 
TOTAL2392100.0
69) [ASK IF CATHOLIC OR CATHOLIC CONNECTED (CATHCONN=1-3):] Regardless of what you'd like to see, how likely do you think each of the following is to happen in the next 35 years or so, that is by the year 2050? How likely do you think it is that the Catholic Church will change its position on family planning to allow birth control? (QJ32C)
TOTAL%
1) Will definitely happen 11.4
2) Will probably happen 51.2
3) Will probably not happen 25.2
4) Will definitely not happen 7.3
9) Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 4.9
Missing2730 
TOTAL2392100.0
70) [ASK IF CATHOLIC OR CATHOLIC CONNECTED (CATHCONN=1-3):] Regardless of what you'd like to see, how likely do you think each of the following is to happen in the next 35 years or so, that is by the year 2050? How likely do you think it is that the Catholic Church will recognize the marriages of gay and lesbian couples? (QJ32D)
TOTAL%
1) Will definitely happen 8.1
2) Will probably happen 30.9
3) Will probably not happen 38.8
4) Will definitely not happen 18.9
9) Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 3.3
Missing2730 
TOTAL2392100.0
71) [ASK IF CATHOLIC OR CATHOLIC CONNECTED (CATHCONN=1-3):] Regardless of what you'd like to see, how likely do you think each of the following is to happen in the next 35 years or so, that is by the year 2050? How likely do you think it is that the Catholic Church will allow divorced Catholics who have remarried without getting an annulment to receive Communion? (QJ32E)
TOTAL%
1) Will definitely happen 10.4
2) Will probably happen 48.2
3) Will probably not happen 27.7
4) Will definitely not happen 8.3
9) Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 5.4
Missing2730 
TOTAL2392100.0
72) [ASK IF CATHOLIC OR CATHOLIC CONNECTED (CATHCONN=1-3):] Regardless of what you'd like to see, how likely do you think each of the following is to happen in the next 35 years or so, that is by the year 2050? How likely do you think it is that the Catholic Church will allow Catholics who are living with a romantic partner without being married to receive Communion? (QJ32F)
TOTAL%
1) Will definitely happen 11.1
2) Will probably happen 47.1
3) Will probably not happen 29.8
4) Will definitely not happen 7.7
9) Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 4.4
Missing2730 
TOTAL2392100.0
73) [ASK IF CATHOLIC OR PARTIALLY CATHOLIC (CATHCONN=1 OR 2):] On another subject... To you personally, is being Catholic [INSERT; RANDOMIZE]? (QK1)
TOTAL%
1) Mainly a matter of religion, [OR] 34.4
2) Mainly a matter of ancestry, [OR] 30.4
3) Mainly a matter of culture [OR] 22.2
4) [VOL. DO NOT READ] All of these 4.9
5) [VOL. DO NOT READ] Two of these 2.6
6) [VOL. DO NOT READ] Other/none of these 2.9
7) [VOL. DO NOT READ] Do not think of myself as Catholic .7
9) [VOL. DO NOT READ] Don't know/Refused 1.9
Missing3681 
TOTAL1441100.0
74) [TO BE COMPLETED BY INTERVIEWER IF QK1=5:] [DO NOT READ TO RESPONDENT] Are these two... (QK1A)
TOTAL%
1) Religion and ancestry 32.7
2) Religion and culture 38.5
3) Ancestry and culture 28.8
Missing5079 
TOTAL43100.0
75) [ASK IF CATHOLIC BY RELIGION AND ATTENDS SERVICES, OR NOT CATHOLIC BY RELIGION BUT ATTENDS CATHOLIC CHURCH ((RELIG=2 AND ATTEND less than 6) OR QJ5=1):] About how often do you go to confession with a Catholic priest, if at all? Would you say... [READ]? (QK5)
TOTAL%
1) At least once a month 5.3
2) Several times a year 10.3
3) Once a year 16.2
4) Less than once a year, or 19.3
5) Never 47.6
8) Undesignated [Indicates question was not asked of the respondent because they were categorized as Catholic only after RELIG was backcoded.] .1
9) [VOL. DO NOT READ] Don't know/Refused 1.2
Missing3589 
TOTAL1533100.0
76) [ASK IF CATHOLIC BY RELIGION AND ATTENDS SERVICES, OR NOT CATHOLIC BY RELIGION BUT ATTENDS CATHOLIC CHURCH ((RELIG=2 AND ATTEND less than 6) OR QJ5=1):] When you attend Catholic Mass, how often do you receive communion? [READ]? (QK12)
TOTAL%
1) Every time 36.5
2) Most of the time 10.8
3) Some of the time, or 19.2
4) Never 32.4
8) Undesignated [Indicates question was not asked of the respondent because they were categorized as Catholic only after RELIG was backcoded.] .1
9) [VOL. DO NOT READ] Don't know/Refused 1
Missing3589 
TOTAL1533100.0
77) [ASK IF CATHOLIC OR CATHOLIC CONNECTED (CATHCONN=1-3):] This year, did you happen to give something up or do something extra for Lent, or not? (QK15)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 32
2) No 65.9
9) Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 2.1
Missing2730 
TOTAL2392100.0
78) [ASK IF CATHOLIC OR CATHOLIC CONNECTED (CATHCONN=1-3):] If you were seriously ill, would it be important to you to receive the sacrament of the Anointing of the Sick from a Catholic priest, or not? (QK30)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 47.1
2) No 50.9
9) Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 2
Missing2730 
TOTAL2392100.0
79) [ASK IF CATHOLIC OR CATHOLIC CONNECTED (CATHCONN=1-3):] Do you ever participate in Catholic activities because it is important to your family or close friends, even if you don't personally believe in them, or not? (QK32)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 54.6
2) No 44
9) Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 1.5
Missing2730 
TOTAL2392100.0
80) [ASK IF CATHOLIC OR PARTIALLY CATHOLIC (CATHCONN=1 OR 2):] Please tell me how important each of the following is to what being Catholic means TO YOU PERSONALLY. First/Next, receiving the sacraments. Is that essential, OR important but NOT essential, OR not an important part of what being Catholic means TO YOU PERSONALLY? (QN3A)
TOTAL%
1) Essential part of what BEING CATHOLIC means TO YOU PERSONALLY 47.6
2) Important but NOT essential 35.4
3) Not an important part of what BEING CATHOLIC means TO YOU PERSONALLY 14.7
9) Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 2.3
Missing3681 
TOTAL1441100.0
81) [ASK IF CATHOLIC OR PARTIALLY CATHOLIC (CATHCONN=1 OR 2):] Please tell me how important each of the following is to what being Catholic means TO YOU PERSONALLY. First/Next, belief in Jesus' actual resurrection from the dead. Is that essential, OR important but NOT essential, OR not an important part of what being Catholic means TO YOU PERSONALLY? (QN3B)
TOTAL%
1) Essential part of what BEING CATHOLIC means TO YOU PERSONALLY 64.2
2) Important but NOT essential 25.6
3) Not an important part of what BEING CATHOLIC means TO YOU PERSONALLY 7.7
9) Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 2.5
Missing3681 
TOTAL1441100.0
82) [ASK IF CATHOLIC OR PARTIALLY CATHOLIC (CATHCONN=1 OR 2):] Please tell me how important each of the following is to what being Catholic means TO YOU PERSONALLY. First/Next, working to help the poor and needy. Is that essential, OR important but NOT essential, OR not an important part of what being Catholic means TO YOU PERSONALLY? (QN3C)
TOTAL%
1) Essential part of what BEING CATHOLIC means TO YOU PERSONALLY 61
2) Important but NOT essential 33.6
3) Not an important part of what BEING CATHOLIC means TO YOU PERSONALLY 3.8
9) Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 1.6
Missing3681 
TOTAL1441100.0
83) [ASK IF CATHOLIC OR PARTIALLY CATHOLIC (CATHCONN=1 OR 2):] Please tell me how important each of the following is to what being Catholic means TO YOU PERSONALLY. First/Next, being part of a Catholic parish. Is that essential, OR important but NOT essential, OR not an important part of what being Catholic means TO YOU PERSONALLY? (QN3D)
TOTAL%
1) Essential part of what BEING CATHOLIC means TO YOU PERSONALLY 33.6
2) Important but NOT essential 38.8
3) Not an important part of what BEING CATHOLIC means TO YOU PERSONALLY 25.4
9) Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 2.2
Missing3681 
TOTAL1441100.0
84) [ASK IF CATHOLIC OR PARTIALLY CATHOLIC (CATHCONN=1 OR 2):] Please tell me how important each of the following is to what being Catholic means TO YOU PERSONALLY. First/Next, opposing abortion. Is that essential, OR important but NOT essential, OR not an important part of what being Catholic means TO YOU PERSONALLY? (QN3E)
TOTAL%
1) Essential part of what BEING CATHOLIC means TO YOU PERSONALLY 30.2
2) Important but NOT essential 30.5
3) Not an important part of what BEING CATHOLIC means TO YOU PERSONALLY 33.6
9) Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 5.7
Missing3681 
TOTAL1441100.0
85) [ASK IF CATHOLIC OR PARTIALLY CATHOLIC (CATHCONN=1 OR 2):] Please tell me how important each of the following is to what being Catholic means TO YOU PERSONALLY. First/Next, being open to having children. Is that essential, OR important but NOT essential, OR not an important part of what being Catholic means TO YOU PERSONALLY? (QN3F)
TOTAL%
1) Essential part of what BEING CATHOLIC means TO YOU PERSONALLY 37.7
2) Important but NOT essential 39.2
3) Not an important part of what BEING CATHOLIC means TO YOU PERSONALLY 20.5
9) Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 2.7
Missing3681 
TOTAL1441100.0
86) [ASK IF CATHOLIC OR PARTIALLY CATHOLIC (CATHCONN=1 OR 2):] Please tell me how important each of the following is to what being Catholic means TO YOU PERSONALLY. First/Next, working to address climate change. Is that essential, OR important but NOT essential, OR not an important part of what being Catholic means TO YOU PERSONALLY? (QN3G)
TOTAL%
1) Essential part of what BEING CATHOLIC means TO YOU PERSONALLY 29.7
2) Important but NOT essential 36.1
3) Not an important part of what BEING CATHOLIC means TO YOU PERSONALLY 30.9
9) Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 3.3
Missing3681 
TOTAL1441100.0
87) [ASK IF CATHOLIC OR PARTIALLY CATHOLIC (CATHCONN=1 OR 2):] Please tell me how important each of the following is to what being Catholic means TO YOU PERSONALLY. First/Next, devotion to Mary as the virgin mother of God. Is that essential, OR important but NOT essential, OR not an important part of what being Catholic means TO YOU PERSONALLY? (QN3H)
TOTAL%
1) Essential part of what BEING CATHOLIC means TO YOU PERSONALLY 47.9
2) Important but NOT essential 32.9
3) Not an important part of what BEING CATHOLIC means TO YOU PERSONALLY 16.5
9) Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 2.8
Missing3681 
TOTAL1441100.0
88) [ASK IF CATHOLIC OR PARTIALLY CATHOLIC (CATHCONN=1 OR 2):] Please tell me how important each of the following is to what being Catholic means TO YOU PERSONALLY. First/Next, having a personal relationship with Jesus Christ. Is that essential, OR important but NOT essential, OR not an important part of what being Catholic means TO YOU PERSONALLY? (QN3I)
TOTAL%
1) Essential part of what BEING CATHOLIC means TO YOU PERSONALLY 65.5
2) Important but NOT essential 26
3) Not an important part of what BEING CATHOLIC means TO YOU PERSONALLY 6.5
9) Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 2
Missing3681 
TOTAL1441100.0
89) [ASK IF CATHOLIC OR PARTIALLY CATHOLIC (CATHCONN=1 OR 2):] Please tell me how important each of the following is to what being Catholic means TO YOU PERSONALLY. First/Next, celebrating feast days or festivals that are part of your national or ethnic heritage. Is that essential, OR important but NOT essential, OR not an important part of what being Catholic means TO YOU PERSONALLY? (QN3J)
TOTAL%
1) Essential part of what BEING CATHOLIC means TO YOU PERSONALLY 31.2
2) Important but NOT essential 44.8
3) Not an important part of what BEING CATHOLIC means TO YOU PERSONALLY 21.6
9) Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 2.3
Missing3681 
TOTAL1441100.0
90) [ASK IF CATHOLIC OR PARTIALLY CATHOLIC (CATHCONN=1 OR 2):] And just in your own words, is there anything I haven't mentioned that is an essential part of what being Catholic means TO YOU PERSONALLY? (QN3W)
TOTAL%
1) Yes (SPECIFY) 21.1
2) No 77.2
9) Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 1.6
Missing3681 
TOTAL1441100.0
91) [CODED RESPONSES FOR THOSE ANSWERING 'YES' IN QN3w (QN3w=1)] And just in your own words, is there anything I haven't mentioned that is an essential part of what being Catholic means TO YOU PERSONALLY? [first mention] (QN3WOE_1)
TOTAL%
2) Helping others in need/less fortunate 2.3
3) Following the Golden Rule/kindness/empathy 12.8
4) Doing the right thing/being a good person/leaving the world a better place 9.5
5) Tolerance/understanding of others/respect for others 5.4
6) Be the best person you can be/be true to yourself .4
7) Religious issues tied to politics 1.1
8) Importance of family/raising children in the Catholic faith 2.5
9) Participating in the Catholic community or parish/the feeling of community that comes with being Catholic 3.6
10) Social justice issues 1.5
11) Belief in God/Jesus/repenting of sins 19
12) Following the Bible 1.5
13) Having faith 3.6
14) Traditionally Catholic beliefs and practices, e.g. believing in transubstantiation, Mary, liturgy, doctrine, etc. 4
15) Following the Catholic faith but not necessarily attending Mass/following all Church doctrine 4.8
16) Importance of sacraments/receiving sacraments 2.5
17) Civic involvement .2
18) Following Church leadership, e.g. priests, bishops, pope .7
19) Catholic Church is original church/important to follow original/traditional Catholic doctrine 2.2
20) Belief in salvation or the afterlife .5
21) Importance of Catholic education/sending kids to Catholic school .9
97) Other 5.3
98) Unclear 14.4
99) Don't know/Refused 1.4
Missing4798 
TOTAL324100.0
92) [CODED RESPONSES FOR THOSE ANSWERING 'YES' IN QN3w (QN3w=1)] And just in your own words, is there anything I haven't mentioned that is an essential part of what being Catholic means TO YOU PERSONALLY? [second mention] (QN3WOE_2)
TOTAL%
2) Helping others in need/less fortunate 3.7
3) Following the Golden Rule/kindness/empathy 13
4) Doing the right thing/being a good person/leaving the world a better place 13
5) Tolerance/understanding of others/respect for others 18.5
8) Importance of family/raising children in the Catholic faith 14.8
11) Belief in God/Jesus/repenting of sins 25.9
97) Other 11.1
Missing5100 
TOTAL22100.0
93) [CODED RESPONSES FOR THOSE ANSWERING 'YES' IN QN3w (QN3w=1)] And just in your own words, is there anything I haven't mentioned that is an essential part of what being Catholic means TO YOU PERSONALLY? [third mention] (QN3WOE_3)
TOTAL%
11) Belief in God/Jesus/repenting of sins 100
Missing5121 
TOTAL1100.0
94) [ASK IF CATHOLIC BY RELIGION (RELIG=2):] Some people tell us [INSERT; RANDOMIZE]. Others say [INSERT OTHER ITEM]. Which of these comes closest to your view? (QN12)
TOTAL%
1) That no matter what, they could never leave the Catholic Church 69.9
2) That they could imagine leaving the Catholic Church someday 25.9
8) Undesignated [Indicates question was not asked of the respondent because they were categorized as Catholic only after RELIG was backcoded] .3
9) Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 3.9
Missing4106 
TOTAL1016100.0
95) [ASK IF CATHOLIC BY RELIGION AND RAISED CATHOLIC (RELIG=2 AND QH3=2):] Would you say there was ever a time in your life when you didn't consider yourself Catholic? (QN14)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 18.9
2) No 80.5
8) Undesignated [Indicates question was not asked of the respondent because they were categorized as Catholic in RELIG and QH3 only after backcoding] .3
9) Don't know/Refused (VOL.) .3
Missing4218 
TOTAL904100.0
96) [ASK IF RAISED CATHOLIC AND NOT CURRENTLY CATHOLIC BY RELIGION (QH3=2 AND RELIG=1,3-99):] You mentioned that you were raised Catholic, but do not currently identify your religion as Catholic. Just in your own words, what is the main reason that you are no longer Catholic? [CODED RESPONSES FOR QN20] first mention (QN20OE_1)
TOTAL%
5) More focus on Bible/word of God/truth in current religion, not enough in old religion .5
6) Other issues with beliefs/teachings/scriptural interpretation in general 4.5
10) Worship of saints/Mary/idolatry 1.8
11) Don't need or like having priests/mediators to talk to God; don't like/agree with concept of confession 1.3
12) Didn't like practices/Mass/worship services, general 1.1
15) Previous religion boring/current religion more lively/exciting .8
20) Church is too traditional/outdated/out of touch/closed minded 1.4
25) Dissatisfied with leadership/too bureaucratic 1.1
27) Because of priest sex abuse/how Church handled sex abuse/scandals 2.5
30) Disagreement over political or social issues; politics in general 2
35) Disagree with policies (e.g., women priests, priests marrying, divorce, baptism, etc.) 2.4
40) Previous religion too strict/restrictive/too much guilt/fear/too many rules 3.6
43) Found religion they liked better; wanted/looking for something different/more; more comfortable/welcoming 4
44) Unhappy in/with previous religion/church; didn't like it/disagreed with it; something missing/lacking 5.3
45) Church was unwelcoming/judgmental/exclusionary .9
46) Bad experience 1.5
48) Don't help people; don't help the poor .3
49) Only care about money/misuse of money 1.4
52) Hypocrisy/corruption/deception/lies/contradictions 5.1
54) Don't like organized religion; negative view of religion 1.4
55) Don't need organized religion (in general/to be religious/to be good person) .9
56) Religious institutions/practice/people, other .5
58) Grew up/started thinking for oneself/only in childhood religion because of parents/family/went to Catholic school 4.6
60) Stopped believing/practicing/don't believe; started questioning/lost faith/don't or no longer believe in God 8.8
61) Religion doesn't make sense to me/is irrelevant to me/ doesn't speak to me/interest me 2.2
62) Religion is man-made; don't believe in/have faith in men .2
63) Don't really follow it; not committed .7
64) My personal preference/my own point of view/beliefs .7
65) God called/spoke to them/touched them/experienced God/closer to God .2
66) Found Jesus/learned about Jesus/was born again/learned about having or desired a personal relationship with God/Jesus 2.3
67) Started reading/studying Bible 2.4
69) Personal spirituality, other .3
70) Because of a marriage/spouse/partner 1.5
72) Because of family/family member 1
75) I was divorced/excommunicated/couldn't get an annulment/someone in family was divorced 1.8
77) Family/relationships, other .7
79) Moved/location/convenience .9
81) New circumstances, other .2
82) No time/scheduling conflict .7
84) Never really practiced in the first place; didn't have religion .4
85) Just stopped going/practicing/don't attend anymore/drifted away/not religious 6.4
87) Because of education/science 2.2
88) All/many religions have some value/truth/no single religion is right 2.5
90) Didn't really leave/change/still both/don't see it as a change .4
95) No particular reason; just changed/things change; I am [religion] 1.4
97) Other 5
98) Unclear 5.5
99) Don't know/Refused 2.8
Missing4520 
TOTAL602100.0
97) [ASK IF RAISED CATHOLIC AND NOT CURRENTLY CATHOLIC BY RELIGION (QH3=2 AND RELIG=1,3-99):] You mentioned that you were raised Catholic, but do not currently identify your religion as Catholic. Just in your own words, what is the main reason that you are no longer Catholic? [CODED RESPONSES FOR QN20] second mention (QN20OE_2)
TOTAL%
5) More focus on Bible/word of God/truth in current religion, not enough in old religion 1.8
6) Other issues with beliefs/teachings/scriptural interpretation in general 8
10) Worship of saints/Mary/idolatry 3.3
11) Don't need or like having priests/mediators to talk to God; don't like/agree with concept of confession .7
12) Didn't like practices/Mass/worship services, general 1.4
15) Previous religion boring/current religion more lively/exciting 1.8
20) Church is too traditional/outdated/out of touch/closed minded 3.6
25) Dissatisfied with leadership/too bureaucratic 1.8
27) Because of priest sex abuse/how Church handled sex abuse/scandals 6.9
30) Disagreement over political or social issues; politics in general 6.9
35) Disagree with policies (e.g., women priests, priests marrying, divorce, baptism, etc.) 2.5
40) Previous religion too strict/restrictive/too much guilt/fear/too many rules 2.5
43) Found religion they liked better; wanted/looking for something different/more; more comfortable/welcoming 2.9
44) Unhappy in/with previous religion/church; didn't like it/disagreed with it; something missing/lacking 3.3
45) Church was unwelcoming/judgmental/exclusionary 4.7
48) Don't help people; don't help the poor 2.2
49) Only care about money/misuse of money 2.9
52) Hypocrisy/corruption/deception/lies/contradictions 4.3
54) Don't like organized religion; negative view of religion 1.1
58) Grew up/started thinking for oneself/only in childhood religion because of parents/family/went to Catholic school 2.2
60) Stopped believing/practicing/don't believe; started questioning/lost faith/don't or no longer believe in God 3.6
61) Religion doesn't make sense to me/is irrelevant to me/ doesn't speak to me/interest me 1.8
63) Don't really follow it; not committed 2.2
64) My personal preference/my own point of view/beliefs 1.8
66) Found Jesus/learned about Jesus/was born again/learned about having or desired a personal relationship with God/Jesus 6.5
67) Started reading/studying Bible 2.9
69) Personal spirituality, other 1.1
70) Because of a marriage/spouse/partner .7
77) Family/relationships, other 2.2
82) No time/scheduling conflict 1.1
84) Never really practiced in the first place; didn't have religion 1.4
85) Just stopped going/practicing/don't attend anymore/drifted away/not religious .7
87) Because of education/science .7
95) No particular reason; just changed/things change; I am [religion] 2.9
97) Other 4.3
98) Unclear 1.1
Missing5025 
TOTAL97100.0
98) [ASK IF RAISED CATHOLIC AND NOT CURRENTLY CATHOLIC BY RELIGION (QH3=2 AND RELIG=1,3-99):] You mentioned that you were raised Catholic, but do not currently identify your religion as Catholic. Just in your own words, what is the main reason that you are no longer Catholic? [CODED RESPONSES FOR QN20] third mention (QN20OE_3)
TOTAL%
6) Other issues with beliefs/teachings/scriptural interpretation in general 4.8
11) Don't need or like having priests/mediators to talk to God; don't like/agree with concept of confession 4.8
12) Didn't like practices/Mass/worship services, general 9.5
27) Because of priest sex abuse/how Church handled sex abuse/scandals 16.7
30) Disagreement over political or social issues; politics in general 9.5
35) Disagree with policies (e.g., women priests, priests marrying, divorce, baptism, etc.) 4.8
43) Found religion they liked better; wanted/looking for something different/more; more comfortable/welcoming 4.8
45) Church was unwelcoming/judgmental/exclusionary 2.4
48) Don't help people; don't help the poor 7.1
52) Hypocrisy/corruption/deception/lies/contradictions 9.5
55) Don't need organized religion (in general/to be religious/to be good person) 14.3
56) Religious institutions/practice/people, other 4.8
95) No particular reason; just changed/things change; I am [religion] 4.8
97) Other 2.4
Missing5106 
TOTAL16100.0
99) [ASK IF RAISED CATHOLIC AND NOT CURRENTLY CATHOLIC BY RELIGION (QH3=2 AND RELIG=1,3-99):] Would you say you could see yourself returning to the Catholic Church, or is this not something you see yourself doing? (QN21)
TOTAL%
1) Could see themselves returning to Catholic Church 19.1
2) Not something they see themselves doing 77.3
9) Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 3.6
Missing4520 
TOTAL602100.0
100) [ASK ALL:] On another subject, do you believe in the concept of sin, that is that there are actions or deeds that can be offensive to God, or not? (QP25)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, believe in sin 78.4
2) No, do not believe in sin 19
9) Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 2.5
TOTAL5122100.0
101) [ASK IF BELIEVES IN SIN (QP25=1):] Do you personally think it is a sin to engage in homosexual behavior, or is this not a sin? (QP27A)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, is a sin 57.8
2) No, is not a sin 36.5
3) Depends (VOL.) 1.1
9) Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 4.7
Missing1134 
TOTAL3988100.0
102) [ASK IF BELIEVES IN SIN (QP25=1):] Do you personally think it is a sin to live with a romantic partner without being married, or is this not a sin? (QP27B)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, is a sin 45.9
2) No, is not a sin 50.7
3) Depends (VOL.) 1.5
9) Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 1.9
Missing1134 
TOTAL3988100.0
103) [ASK IF BELIEVES IN SIN (QP25=1):] Do you personally think it is a sin to use contraceptives, or is this not a sin? (QP27C)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, is a sin 13.1
2) No, is not a sin 79.8
3) Depends (VOL.) 2.1
9) Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 5
Missing1134 
TOTAL3988100.0
104) [ASK IF BELIEVES IN SIN (QP25=1):] Do you personally think it is a sin to get a divorce, or is this not a sin? (QP27D)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, is a sin 24.5
2) No, is not a sin 64.6
3) Depends (VOL.) 8.6
9) Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 2.4
Missing1134 
TOTAL3988100.0
105) [ASK IF BELIEVES IN SIN (QP25=1):] Do you personally think it is a sin to have an abortion, or is this not a sin? (QP27E)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, is a sin 60.9
2) No, is not a sin 27.6
3) Depends (VOL.) 8.2
9) Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 3.3
Missing1134 
TOTAL3988100.0
106) [ASK IF BELIEVES IN SIN (QP25=1):] Do you personally think it is a sin to use electricity, gasoline, and other forms of energy without concern for your impact on the environment, or is this not a sin? (QP27G)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, is a sin 23.8
2) No, is not a sin 70.9
3) Depends (VOL.) 2
9) Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 3.2
Missing1134 
TOTAL3988100.0
107) [ASK IF BELIEVES IN SIN (QP25=1):] Do you personally think it is a sin to drink alcohol, or is this not a sin? (QP27H)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, is a sin 19.4
2) No, is not a sin 74
3) Depends (VOL.) 5.3
9) Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 1.4
Missing1134 
TOTAL3988100.0
108) [ASK IF BELIEVES IN SIN (QP25=1):] Do you personally think it is a sin to live in a house that is much larger than your family needs, or is this not a sin? (QP27I)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, is a sin 14.4
2) No, is not a sin 81
3) Depends (VOL.) 2.5
9) Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 2.2
Missing1134 
TOTAL3988100.0
109) [ASK IF BELIEVES IN SIN (QP25=1):] Do you personally think it is a sin to spend money on luxuries without also giving to the poor, or is this not a sin? (QP27J)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, is a sin 44.5
2) No, is not a sin 48.9
3) Depends (VOL.) 2.9
9) Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 3.7
Missing1134 
TOTAL3988100.0
110) [ASK IF BELIEVES IN SIN (QP25=1): ASK ITEM k IF CATHOLIC OR CATHOLIC CONNECTED (CATHCONN=1-3):] Do you personally think it is a sin to get remarried after a divorce without first getting an annulment, or is this not a sin? (QP27K)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, is a sin 33.4
2) No, is not a sin 61
3) Depends (VOL.) 1.6
9) Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 4
Missing3174 
TOTAL1948100.0
111) [ASK ALL:] Now, just a few questions for statistical purposes only. [ENTER RESPONDENT'S SEX:] (SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Male 49.2
2) Female 50.8
TOTAL5122100.0
112) [ASK ALL:] Respondent's age collapsed into ranges (AGEREC)
TOTAL%
1) Age 24 or younger 12.9
2) Age 25-29 8.4
3) 30-34 8.1
4) 35-39 8.4
5) 40-44 8.4
6) 45-49 8.6
7) 50-54 9.5
8) 55-59 8.2
9) 60-64 8.4
10) 65-69 6.1
11) 70-74 4
12) 75-79 3.5
13) 80-84 2.5
14) Age 85 or older 1.8
99) Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 1.1
TOTAL5122100.0
113) [ASK ALL:] What is the highest level of school you have completed or the highest degree you have received? [DO NOT READ] (EDUC2)
TOTAL%
1) Less than high school (grades 1-8 or no formal schooling) 4
2) High school incomplete (grades 9-11 or Grade 12 with NO diploma) 5.6
3) High school graduate (grade 12 with diploma or GED certificate) 30.7
4) Some college, no degree (includes some community college) 19.5
5) Two year associate degree from a college or university 11.8
6) Four year college or university degree/Bachelor's degree (e.g., BS, BA, AB) 14.5
7) Some postgraduate or professional schooling, no postgraduate degree (e.g. some graduate school) 1.4
8) Postgraduate or professional degree, including master's, doctorate, medical or law degree (e.g., MA, MS, PhD, MD, JD, graduate school) 12.1
9) Don't know/Refused (VOL.) .4
TOTAL5122100.0
114) [ASK ALL:] In what country were you born? [OPEN-ENDED QUESTION; INTERVIEWERS CODED RESPONDENTS' COUNTRY OF BIRTH; RESPONSES COLLAPSED BY PEW RESEARCH CENTER ANALYSTS TO PROTECT RESPONDENT CONFIDENTIALITY] (QS2REC)
TOTAL%
1) United States 85.2
2) Another country 14.4
999) Don't know/Refused .4
TOTAL5122100.0
115) [ASK IF BORN IN U.S. (QS2REC=1):] In what country was your father born? [OPEN-ENDED QUESTION; INTERVIEWERS CODED RESPONDENTS' FATHER'S COUNTRY OF BIRTH; RESPONSES COLLAPSED BY PEW RESEARCH CENTER ANALYSTS TO PROTECT RESPONDENT CONFIDENTIALITY] (QS6REC)
TOTAL%
1) United States 89.5
2) Another country 9.2
999) Don't know/Refused 1.3
Missing716 
TOTAL4406100.0
116) [ASK IF BORN IN U.S. (QS2REC=1):] In what country was your mother born? [OPEN-ENDED QUESTION; INTERVIEWERS CODED RESPONDENTS' MOTHER'S COUNTRY OF BIRTH; RESPONSES COLLAPSED BY PEW RESEARCH CENTER ANALYSTS TO PROTECT RESPONDENT CONFIDENTIALITY] (QS7REC)
TOTAL%
1) United States 91
2) Another country 8.3
999) Don't know/Refused .7
Missing716 
TOTAL4406100.0
117) [ASK ALL:] Are you the parent or guardian of any children under 18 now living in your household? (PARENT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 30.1
2) No 69.8
9) Don't know/Refused (VOL.) .2
TOTAL5122100.0
118) [ASK IF LIVING WITH PARTNER (MARITAL=2):] Have you ever been married? (QT2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 41.1
2) No 58.9
Missing4818 
TOTAL304100.0
119) [ASK IF EVER MARRIED AND NOT CURRENTLY DIVORCED (QT2=1 OR MARITAL=1,4,5):] Have you ever been divorced? (QT4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 29.9
2) No 70
9) Don't know/Refused (VOL.) .2
Missing1833 
TOTAL3289100.0
120) [ASK IF CATHOLIC CONNECTED AND DIVORCED OR PREVIOUSLY DIVORCED (CATHCONN=1-3 AND (MARITAL=3 OR QT4=1)):] Did you or your former spouse seek to have your marriage annulled by the Catholic Church, or not? (QT6)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 14.3
2) No 84.3
9) Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 1.4
Missing4415 
TOTAL707100.0
121) [ASK IF QT6=2:] Just in your own words, what is the main reason you did not seek an annulment from the Catholic Church? first mention (QT7OE_1)
TOTAL%
1) The process is too expensive/shouldn't have to pay 3
2) The process is too complicated/takes too long 2.1
3) I did not believe an annulment was necessary; not important 19.9
4) I did not think an annulment would be granted 2.3
5) I/spouse did not want to end marriage/deny it existed 3.8
6) I am not Catholic/spouse not Catholic; not practicing at the time 35.5
8) Not married in the Catholic Church; marriage wasn't recognized by the church 13.4
11) None of the Catholic Church's business/didn't care what the church said 3
12) No plans to remarry 1.8
13) Didn't know they were supposed to 1
14) Ex-spouse died after divorce .6
80) No particular reason; just didn't/didn't want to 1.7
90) Other reason 6
99) Don't know/Refused 5.9
Missing4537 
TOTAL585100.0
122) [ASK IF QT6=2:] Just in your own words, what is the main reason you did not seek an annulment from the Catholic Church? second mention (QT7OE_2)
TOTAL%
2) The process is too complicated/takes too long 12
3) I did not believe an annulment was necessary; not important 24
6) I am not Catholic/spouse not Catholic; not practicing at the time 8
8) Not married in the Catholic Church; marriage wasn't recognized by the church 24
11) None of the Catholic Church's business/didn't care what the church said 8
90) Other reason 24
Missing5112 
TOTAL10100.0
123) [ASK ALL NOT LWP (MARITAL=1,9 OR (MARITAL=3,4,5,6 AND LWP1=2,9)):] Have you ever lived together with a romantic partner without being married, or not? (LWP2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, have 44.4
2) No, have not 55.1
9) Don't know/Refused (VOL.) .5
Missing500 
TOTAL4622100.0
124) [ASK IF YES TO LWP2 & MARRIED (LWP2=1 & MARITAL=1):] And was that your current spouse or someone else? (LWP3)
TOTAL%
1) Lived with current spouse before married 67
2) Lived with someone else 18.5
3) Both (VOL.) 13.5
9) Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 1
Missing3988 
TOTAL1134100.0
125) [ASK IF MARRIED AND CATHOLIC CONNECTED (MARITAL=1 AND CATHCONN=1-3):] Were you and your spouse married in the Catholic Church, or not? (QU2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 38.3
2) No 61.2
9) Don't know/Refused (VOL.) .5
Missing3845 
TOTAL1277100.0
126) [ASK IF QU2=2,9:] Was your marriage later blessed, or convalidated [PRONOUNCED: con VAL uh dey tid], by the Catholic Church, or not? (QU3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 7.9
2) No 90.6
9) Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 1.5
Missing4350 
TOTAL772100.0
127) [ASK ALL:] Last year, that is in 2014, what was your total family income from all sources, before taxes? Just stop me when I get to the right category. [READ] (INCOME)
TOTAL%
1) Less than $10,000 9.6
2) 10 to under $20,000 10.7
3) 20 to under $30,000 10.7
4) 30 to under $40,000 9.9
5) 40 to under $50,000 7.6
6) 50 to under $75,000 11.6
7) 75 to under $100,000 9.8
8) 100 to under $150,000 [OR] 9.7
9) $150,000 or more 8.7
99) [VOL. DO NOT READ] Don't know/Refused 11.7
TOTAL5122100.0
128) [ASK ALL:] Which of these statements best describes you? [READ IN ORDER] (REG)
TOTAL%
1) Are you ABSOLUTELY CERTAIN that you are registered to vote at your current address [OR] 70.3
2) Are you PROBABLY registered, but there is a chance your registration has lapsed [OR] 5.3
3) Are you NOT registered to vote at your current address 23
9) [VOL. DO NOT READ] Don't know/Refused 1.4
TOTAL5122100.0
129) [ASK ALL:] In politics TODAY, do you consider yourself a Republican, Democrat, or independent? (PARTY)
TOTAL%
1) Republican 23.3
2) Democrat 31.3
3) Independent 35
4) No preference (VOL.) 6.9
5) Other party (VOL.) .6
9) Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 3
TOTAL5122100.0
130) [ASK IF INDEPENDENT/NO PREF/OTHER/DK/REF (PARTY=3,4,5,9):] As of today do you lean more to the Republican Party or more to the Democratic Party? (PARTYLN)
TOTAL%
1) Republican 28.4
2) Democrat 32.9
9) Other/Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 38.7
Missing2877 
TOTAL2245100.0
131) [ASK ALL:] In general, would you describe your political views as... [READ] (IDEO)
TOTAL%
1) Very conservative 7
2) Conservative 28.6
3) Moderate 31.6
4) Liberal [OR] 17.3
5) Very liberal 8.4
9) [VOL. DO NOT READ] Don't know/Refused 7.1
TOTAL5122100.0
132) [ASK ALL:] How many people, including yourself, live in your household? (HH1REC)
TOTAL%
1) One 16.9
2) Two 31.7
3) Three 17.4
4) Four 17
5) Five or more 15.6
9) Don't know/Refused 1.3
TOTAL5122100.0
133) [ASK IF MORE THAN ONE PERSON IN HH (HH1 greater than 1):] How many, including yourself, are adults, age 18 and older? (HH3REC)
TOTAL%
1) One 5.7
2) Two 58.8
3) Three 20.9
4) Four 9.3
5) Five or more 4.5
9) Don't know/Refused .9
Missing1059 
TOTAL4063100.0
134) [ASK ALL LANDLINE SAMPLE:] Now thinking about your telephone use... Do you have a working cell phone? (QL1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, have cell phone 72.2
2) No, do not 27.3
9) Don't know/Refused (VOL.) .5
Missing3322 
TOTAL1800100.0
135) [ASK IF NO CELL PHONE AND MULTI-PERSON HOUSEHOLD (QL1=2,9 AND HH1REC greater than 1):] Does anyone in your household have a working cell phone? (QL1A)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, someone in household has cell phone 41.2
2) No 56.7
9) Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 2.1
Missing4950 
TOTAL172100.0
136) [ASK ALL CELL PHONE SAMPLE:] Now thinking about your telephone use... Is there at least one telephone INSIDE your home that is currently working and is not a cell phone? (QC1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, home telephone 33.2
2) No, no home telephone 66.2
9) Don't know/Refused (VOL.) .5
Missing1800 
TOTAL3322100.0
137) [ASK ALL:] And one last question - how many children have you ever had? Please count all your biological children who were born alive at any time in your life. (FERTREC)
TOTAL%
0) None 31.2
1) One 14.3
2) Two 24.4
3) Three 15.2
4) Four 7.4
5) Five or more 6.7
99) Don't know/Refused (VOL.) .9
TOTAL5122100.0
138) [ASK ALL:] Now, just a few questions for statistical purposes only. [ENTER RESPONDENT'S SEX:] (for use with online analysis) (I-SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Male 49.2
2) Female 50.8
TOTAL5122100.0
139) [ASK ALL:] Respondent's age collapsed into ranges (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-AGE)
TOTAL%
1) Age 24 or younger 13.1
2) 25-34 16.7
3) 35-49 25.7
4) 50-64 26.4
5) 65 and older 18.1
Missing77 
TOTAL5045100.0
140) [ASK ALL:] Are you currently married, living with a partner, divorced, separated, widowed, or have you never been married? [IF RESPONDENT SAYS 'SINGLE,' PROBE TO DETERMINE WHICH CATEGORY IS APPROPRIATE] (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Married 47.5
2) Living with a partner 6.8
3) Divorced 10.9
4) Separated 2.5
5) Widowed 7
6) Never been married 25.4
Missing33 
TOTAL5089100.0
141) [ASK ALL:] What is the highest level of school you have completed or the highest degree you have received? [DO NOT READ] (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-EDUC)
TOTAL%
1) Less than high school or high school incomplete 9.6
2) High school graduate (grade 12 with diploma or GED certificate) 30.8
3) Some college, no degree (includes some community college) 19.6
4) Two year associate degree from a college or university 11.8
5) Four year college or university degree/Bachelor's degree (e.g., BS, BA, AB) 14.5
6) Some postgraduate or professional schooling, or postgraduate or professional degree 13.6
Missing34 
TOTAL5088100.0
142) [ASK ALL:] Last year, that is in 2014, what was your total family income from all sources, before taxes? Just stop me when I get to the right category. [READ] (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-INCOME)
TOTAL%
1) Less than $20,000 23
2) 20 to under $40,000 23.4
3) 40 to under $75,000 21.7
4) 75 to under $150,000 [OR] 22.1
5) $150,000 or more 9.8
Missing624 
TOTAL4498100.0
143) [CREATED VARIABLE] Created variable combining responses to HISP and RACECMB. All respondents who answered 'yes' in HISP are coded as Hispanic in RACETHN. For all other respondents, RACETHN is determined by RACECMB. (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-RACE)
TOTAL%
1) White non-Hispanic 65.2
2) Black non-Hispanic 11.9
3) Hispanic 14.9
4) Other 7.9
Missing96 
TOTAL5026100.0