Forgiveness Survey, 1999

Data Archive > U.S. Surveys > Religious Groups > Members or Leaders > Other > Codebook


All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) Age of respondent (AGE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL137945.58218
2) Male respondent (GENDER)
TOTAL%
0) Female85261.8
1) Male52738.2
TOTAL1379100.0
3) Do you attend any prayer group meetings or Bible study groups? (GROUP_1)
TOTAL%
0) No36926.8
1) Yes101073.2
TOTAL1379100.0
4) Are you involved in any other small groups, such as a self-help group, support group, men's or women's group, or Sunday school class? (GROUP_2)
TOTAL%
0) No38127.6
1) Yes99872.4
TOTAL1379100.0
5) Would any of these descriptions apply to your group: Youth group (YOUTHGRP)
TOTAL%
0) No104976.1
1) Yes33023.9
TOTAL1379100.0
6) Would any of these descriptions apply to your group: Singles' group (SINGLES)
TOTAL%
0) No124190.0
1) Yes13810.0
TOTAL1379100.0
7) Would any of these descriptions apply to your group: Couples' group (COUPLES)
TOTAL%
0) No111080.5
1) Yes26919.5
TOTAL1379100.0
8) Would any of these descriptions apply to your group: Women’s group (WOMENS)
TOTAL%
0) No93367.7
1) Yes44632.3
TOTAL1379100.0
9) Would any of these descriptions apply to your group: Men’s group (MENS)
TOTAL%
0) No111180.6
1) Yes26819.4
TOTAL1379100.0
10) Would any of these descriptions apply to your group: Bible study group (BIBLE_ST)
TOTAL%
0) No52938.4
1) Yes85061.6
TOTAL1379100.0
11) Would any of these descriptions apply to your group: Prayer fellowship (PRAYER)
TOTAL%
0) No57741.8
1) Yes80258.2
TOTAL1379100.0
12) Would any of these descriptions apply to your group: House church (HOUSE_CH)
TOTAL%
0) No112681.7
1) Yes25318.3
TOTAL1379100.0
13) Would any of these descriptions apply to your group: Covenant group (COVENANT)
TOTAL%
0) No124190.0
1) Yes13810.0
TOTAL1379100.0
14) Would any of these descriptions apply to your group: Self-help group (SELFHELP)
TOTAL%
0) No103174.8
1) Yes34825.2
TOTAL1379100.0
15) Would any of these descriptions apply to your group: Anonymous group (ANONYMS)
TOTAL%
0) No128993.5
1) Yes906.5
TOTAL1379100.0
16) Would any of these descriptions apply to your group: Sunday school class (SUNDAYSC)
TOTAL%
0) No65447.4
1) Yes72552.6
TOTAL1379100.0
17) Would any of these descriptions apply to your group: Special interest group (SP_INTRS)
TOTAL%
0) No93968.1
1) Yes44031.9
TOTAL1379100.0
18) Would any of these descriptions apply to your group: Discussion group (DISCUSSN)
TOTAL%
0) No61344.5
1) Yes76655.5
TOTAL1379100.0
19) Would any of these descriptions apply to your group: Support group (SUPPORT)
TOTAL%
0) No83660.6
1) Yes54339.4
TOTAL1379100.0
20) Would any of these descriptions apply to your group: Therapy group (THERAPY)
TOTAL%
0) No119386.5
1) Yes18613.5
TOTAL1379100.0
21) Would any of these descriptions apply to your group: Other (OTHER_GR)
TOTAL%
0) No120387.2
1) Yes17612.8
TOTAL1379100.0
22) How long have you been involved in this group? (TIME_INV)
TOTAL%
1) Less than one year16812.2
2) One to two years26219.0
3) Three to four years19614.2
4) Five to nine years20414.8
5) Ten years or longer54939.8
TOTAL1379100.0
23) How often, on the average, does this group meet? (OFTEN_MT)
TOTAL%
1) More than once a week362.6
2) Once a week19514.1
3) Once every two weeks1208.7
4) About once a month75254.5
5) Less than once a month27620.0
TOTAL1379100.0
24) How often do you personally attend group meetings? (OFTEN_AT)
TOTAL%
1) More than once a week956.9
2) Once a week21615.7
3) Once every two weeks18713.6
4) About once a month64346.6
5) Less than once a month23817.3
TOTAL1379100.0
25) How long does an average meeting of the group last? (TIME_GRP)
TOTAL%
1) Less than an hour644.6
2) About an hour44031.9
3) About an hour and a half37026.8
4) About two hours34024.7
5) More than two hours16512.0
TOTAL1379100.0
26) How many people usually attend the meetings of this group? (G_NUMBER)
TOTAL%
1) Five or less44932.6
2) Six to ten27119.7
3) Eleven to fifteen27019.6
4) Sixteen to twenty18313.3
5) Twenty-one to thirty20314.7
8) Refused30.2
TOTAL1379100.0
27) Is the group made up of…? (G_GENDER)
TOTAL%
1) All women18713.6
2) Mostly women26619.3
3) About equal numbers of men and women75154.5
4) Mostly men866.2
5) All men765.5
6) Don't know110.8
7) Refused20.1
TOTAL1379100.0
28) Would you say that everyone in the group comes? (EVERY1_A)
TOTAL%
0) No37927.5
1) Yes, come100072.5
TOTAL1379100.0
29) Does the group do any of the following activities? Does the group study or discuss the Bible? (G_BIBLE)
TOTAL%
0) No32423.5
1) Yes105576.5
TOTAL1379100.0
30) Does the group do any of the following activities? Does the group eat together? (G_EAT)
TOTAL%
0) No31422.8
1) Yes106577.2
TOTAL1379100.0
31) Does the group do any of the following activities? Does the group sing together? (E_SING)
TOTAL%
0) No52938.4
1) Yes85061.6
TOTAL1379100.0
32) Does the group do any of the following activities? Does the group discuss personal problems? (G_PERSNL)
TOTAL%
0) No50036.3
1) Yes87963.7
TOTAL1379100.0
33) Does the group do any of the following activities? Does the group discuss books? (G_BOOKS)
TOTAL%
0) No60143.6
1) Yes77856.4
TOTAL1379100.0
34) Does the group do any of the following activities? Does the group do things for the community? (G_CMMNTY)
TOTAL%
0) No29721.5
1) Yes108278.5
TOTAL1379100.0
35) Does the group do any of the following activities? Does the group have parties? (G_PARTY)
TOTAL%
0) No55240.0
1) Yes82760.0
TOTAL1379100.0
36) Does the group do any of the following activities? Does the group provide emotional support? (G_EMOTNL)
TOTAL%
0) No20014.5
1) Yes117985.5
TOTAL1379100.0
37) Does the group do any of the following activities? Does the group follow a “twelve-step” program? (G_12STEP)
TOTAL%
0) No123289.3
1) Yes14710.7
TOTAL1379100.0
38) Does the group do any of the following activities? Does the group discuss art or music? (G_ARTMUS)
TOTAL%
0) No95969.5
1) Yes42030.5
TOTAL1379100.0
39) Does the group ever pray together? (G_PRAY)
TOTAL%
0) No22616.4
1) Yes115383.6
TOTAL1379100.0
40) [IF G_PRAY = 1 “YES”]Does the group pray every time? (G_PRAY2)
TOTAL%
1) Every time it meets102789.1
2) Almost every time it meets706.1
3) Only once in a while564.9
Missing226 
TOTAL1153100.0
41) [IF G_PRAY = 1 “YES”]Does the prayer time usually last…? (P_TIME)
TOTAL%
1) Just a few moments49743.1
2) About five minutes32728.4
3) About ten minutes17615.3
4) About fifteen minutes1018.8
5) About twenty minutes514.4
8) Refused10.1
Missing226 
TOTAL1153100.0
42) [IF G_PRAY= 1 “YES”]Does the prayer time usually include: people sharing their needs? (P_SHARE)
TOTAL%
0) No47934.7
1) Yes90065.3
TOTAL1379100.0
43) [IF G_PRAY = 1 “YES”]Does the prayer time usually include: people confessing their sins? (P_CONFSS)
TOTAL%
0) No92867.3
1) Yes45132.7
TOTAL1379100.0
44) [IF G_PRAY = 1 “YES”]Does the prayer time usually include: people asking God for forgiveness? (P_FORGIV)
TOTAL%
0) No59843.4
1) Yes78156.6
TOTAL1379100.0
45) [IF G_PRAY = 1 “YES”]Does the prayer time usually include: people thanking God? (P_THANKG)
TOTAL%
0) No27119.7
1) Yes110880.3
TOTAL1379100.0
46) How long has the group been in existence? (LONGEXST)
TOTAL%
1) Less than a year19414.1
2) One to two years1108.0
3) Three to four years1057.6
4) Five to nine years14510.5
5) Ten years or more82559.8
TOTAL1379100.0
47) During the past year, has the group devoted a lot of attention, a little attention, or no attention to each of the following: overcoming additions? (A_ADDICT)
TOTAL%
1) A lot25118.2
2) A little44132.0
3) None68749.8
TOTAL1379100.0
48) During the past year, has the group devoted a lot of attention, a little attention, or no attention to each of the following: improving family relationships? (A_FAMILY)
TOTAL%
1) A lot81359.0
2) A little38227.7
3) None18413.3
TOTAL1379100.0
49) During the past year, has the group devoted a lot of attention, a little attention, or no attention to each of the following: forgiving other people? (A_FRGV_O)
TOTAL%
1) A lot87263.2
2) A little31122.6
3) None19614.2
TOTAL1379100.0
50) During the past year, has the group devoted a lot of attention, a little attention, or no attention to each of the following: forgiving oneself? (A_FRGV_S)
TOTAL%
1) A lot70951.4
2) A little41329.9
3) None25718.6
TOTAL1379100.0
51) During the past year, has the group devoted a lot of attention, a little attention, or no attention to each of the following: making financial decisions? (A_FINANC)
TOTAL%
1) A lot26319.1
2) A little56240.8
3) None55440.2
TOTAL1379100.0
52) During the past year, has the group devoted a lot of attention, a little attention, or no attention to each of the following: discussing social issues or politics? (A_POLTIC)
TOTAL%
1) A lot30922.4
2) A little63546.0
3) None43531.5
TOTAL1379100.0
53) During the past year, has the group devoted a lot of attention, a little attention, or no attention to each of the following: helping the needy? (A_HELPND)
TOTAL%
1) A lot80058.0
2) A little39828.9
3) None18113.1
TOTAL1379100.0
54) During the past year, has the group devoted a lot of attention, a little attention, or no attention to each of the following: knowing more about the Bible? (A_BIBLE)
TOTAL%
1) A lot95068.9
2) A little14810.7
3) None28120.4
TOTAL1379100.0
55) During the past year, has the group devoted a lot of attention, a little attention, or no attention to each of the following: learning to pray? (A_LRNPRY)
TOTAL%
1) A lot68849.9
2) A little34725.2
3) None34424.9
TOTAL1379100.0
56) During the past year, has the group devoted a lot of attention, a little attention, or no attention to each of the following: growing in one’s faith? (A_GROW)
TOTAL%
1) A lot95569.3
2) A little19914.4
3) None22516.3
TOTAL1379100.0
57) During the past year, has the group devoted a lot of attention, a little attention, or no attention to each of the following: confessing sins to God? (A_CONFES)
TOTAL%
1) A lot56140.7
2) A little37527.2
3) None44332.1
TOTAL1379100.0
58) During the past year, has the group devoted a lot of attention, a little attention, or no attention to each of the following: sharing hurts and pain? (A_SHRHRT)
TOTAL%
1) A lot73753.4
2) A little45933.3
3) None18313.3
TOTAL1379100.0
59) During the past year, has the group devoted a lot of attention, a little attention, or no attention to each of the following: offering thanksgiving to God? (A_THNKGD)
TOTAL%
1) A lot101173.3
2) A little17512.7
3) None19314.0
TOTAL1379100.0
60) How important is this group to you personally? (G_IMPORT)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely important58742.6
2) Very important56140.7
3) Fairly important21015.2
4) Not very important211.5
TOTAL1379100.0
61) On the whole, how satisfied are you with the group? (GSATISFD)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely satisfied53238.6
2) Very satisfied66448.2
3) Somewhat satisfied16211.7
4) Somewhat dissatisfied141.0
5) Very dissatisfied30.2
8) Refused40.3
TOTAL1379100.0
62) Has the group ever helped you, personally, in any of the following ways: helped you through an emotional crisis? (H_CRISIS)
TOTAL%
0) No50136.3
1) Yes87863.7
TOTAL1379100.0
63) Has the group ever helped you, personally, in any of the following ways: gave you encouragement when you were feeling down? (H_ENCOUR)
TOTAL%
0) No15611.3
1) Yes122388.7
TOTAL1379100.0
64) Has the group ever helped you, personally, in any of the following ways: made you feel like you weren’t alone? (H_ALONE)
TOTAL%
0) No1349.7
1) Yes124590.3
TOTAL1379100.0
65) Has the group ever helped you, personally, in any of the following ways: helped you make a difficult decision? (H_DECISN)
TOTAL%
0) No65847.7
1) Yes72152.3
TOTAL1379100.0
66) Has the group ever helped you, personally, in any of the following ways: helped you to forgive someone? (H_FORGIV)
TOTAL%
0) No53738.9
1) Yes84261.1
TOTAL1379100.0
67) Has the group ever helped you, personally, in any of the following ways: helped you out when someone was sick? (H_SICK)
TOTAL%
0) No52638.1
1) Yes85361.9
TOTAL1379100.0
68) Has the group ever helped you, personally, in any of the following ways: provided you with physical care or support? (H_PHYSCL)
TOTAL%
0) No77256.0
1) Yes60744.0
TOTAL1379100.0
69) Has the group ever helped you, personally, in any of the following ways: helped you overcome guilt? (H_GUILT)
TOTAL%
0) No71251.6
1) Yes66748.4
TOTAL1379100.0
70) Has the group ever helped you, personally, in any of the following ways: helped you overcome an addiction? (H_ADDICT)
TOTAL%
0) No121388.0
1) Yes16612.0
TOTAL1379100.0
71) From being involved in this group, has your faith? (R_FAITH)
TOTAL%
1) Deepened a lot84861.5
2) Deepened a little21015.2
3) Become less important80.6
4) Changed in some other way644.6
5) Not changed24918.1
TOTAL1379100.0
72) As a result of being in this group, which of these, if any, have you experienced: answers to prayers? (R_ANSWER)
TOTAL%
0) No32123.3
1) Yes105876.7
TOTAL1379100.0
73) As a result of being in this group, which of these, if any, have you experienced: healings of relationships? (R_HEAL_R)
TOTAL%
0) No39428.6
1) Yes98571.4
TOTAL1379100.0
74) As a result of being in this group, which of these, if any, have you experienced: feeling closer to God? (R_CLSGOD)
TOTAL%
0) No21015.2
1) Yes116984.8
TOTAL1379100.0
75) As a result of being in this group, which of these, if any, have you experienced: more understanding of persons with different religious perspectives? (R_UNDRST)
TOTAL%
0) No36226.3
1) Yes101773.7
TOTAL1379100.0
76) As a result of being in this group, which of these, if any, have you experienced: feeling better about yourself? (R_BETTER)
TOTAL%
0) No14110.2
1) Yes123889.8
TOTAL1379100.0
77) As a result of being in this group, which of these, if any, have you experienced: better able to forgive others? (R_FORGV1)
TOTAL%
0) No22816.5
1) Yes115183.5
TOTAL1379100.0
78) As a result of being in this group, which of these, if any, have you experienced: better able to forgive yourself? (R_FORGV2)
TOTAL%
0) No29921.7
1) Yes108078.3
TOTAL1379100.0
79) As a result of being in this group, which of these, if any, have you experienced: has helped me to serve people outside the group? (R_SERVE)
TOTAL%
0) No18313.3
1) Yes119686.7
TOTAL1379100.0
80) Have you sensed God’s presence in the group? (GODSPRES)
TOTAL%
1) Many times90265.4
2) A few times31622.9
3) Never16111.7
TOTAL1379100.0
81) Is this group part of the regular activities of any church or synagogue? (REG_ACTV)
TOTAL%
0) No40729.5
1) Yes97270.5
TOTAL1379100.0
82) As a result of being in this group, have you done any of the following: become involved in volunteer work in your community? (R_VOLUNT)
TOTAL%
0) No58242.2
1) Yes79757.8
TOTAL1379100.0
83) As a result of being in this group, have you done any of the following: taken a more active part in other programs sponsored by your church or synagogue? (R_ACTIVE)
TOTAL%
0) No57141.4
1) Yes80858.6
TOTAL1379100.0
84) As a result of being in this group, have you done any of the following: worked with the group to help other people in need outside of the group? (R_HLPOUT)
TOTAL%
0) No31923.1
1) Yes106076.9
TOTAL1379100.0
85) As a result of being in this group, have you done any of the following: worked with the group to help someone inside the group who was in need? (R_HELPIN)
TOTAL%
0) No27720.1
1) Yes110279.9
TOTAL1379100.0
86) As a result of being in this group, have you done any of the following: become more interested in peace or social justice? (R_JUSTIC)
TOTAL%
0) No49035.5
1) Yes88964.5
TOTAL1379100.0
87) As a result of being in this group, have you done any of the following: donated money to a charitable organization, other than your church or synagogue? (R_DONATE)
TOTAL%
0) No46033.4
1) Yes91966.6
TOTAL1379100.0
88) As a result of being in this group, have you done any of the following: increased the amount of money you give to your church or synagogue? (R_MONEY)
TOTAL%
0) No74353.9
1) Yes63646.1
TOTAL1379100.0
89) As a result of being in this group, have you done any of the following: shared your faith with others outside the group? (R_SHARE)
TOTAL%
0) No32623.6
1) Yes105376.4
TOTAL1379100.0
90) During the past year, have you experienced any of the following: feeling burned out in your work? (BURNDOUT)
TOTAL%
0) No83460.5
1) Yes54539.5
TOTAL1379100.0
91) During the past year, have you experienced any of the following: a major change in your work or career? (CHANGEWK)
TOTAL%
0) No94968.8
1) Yes43031.2
TOTAL1379100.0
92) During the past year, have you experienced any of the following: an argument with your boss or supervisor? (BOSSARGU)
TOTAL%
0) No118485.9
1) Yes19514.1
TOTAL1379100.0
93) During the past year, have you experienced any of the following: conflict with your spouse or partner? (SPOUS_AR)
TOTAL%
0) No96870.2
1) Yes41129.8
TOTAL1379100.0
94) During the past year, have you experienced any of the following: a serious illness or being hospitalized? (ILLNESS)
TOTAL%
0) No109079.0
1) Yes28921.0
TOTAL1379100.0
95) During the past year, have you experienced any of the following: the death of a loved one? (DEATH)
TOTAL%
0) No89564.9
1) Yes48435.1
TOTAL1379100.0
96) During the past year, have you experienced any of the following: feeling guilty about something? (FEEL_GLT)
TOTAL%
0) No78657.0
1) Yes59343.0
TOTAL1379100.0
97) During the past year, have you experienced any of the following: a strained relationship with a child, parent, or other relative? (FAM_STRN)
TOTAL%
0) No97570.7
1) Yes40429.3
TOTAL1379100.0
98) During the past year, have you experienced any of the following: feeling critical or negative about yourself? (SELF_CRT)
TOTAL%
0) No86662.8
1) Yes51337.2
TOTAL1379100.0
99) During the past year, have you experienced any of the following: a falling out with a friend or neighbor? (FRIEND_F)
TOTAL%
0) No114583.0
1) Yes23417.0
TOTAL1379100.0
100) During the past year, have you experienced any of the following: deep depression? (DEPRESSN)
TOTAL%
0) No118585.9
1) Yes19414.1
TOTAL1379100.0
101) Do you happen to be involved in any charity or social service activities, such as helping the poor, the sick, or the elderly?? (CHARITY)
TOTAL%
0) No61644.7
1) Yes76355.3
TOTAL1379100.0
102) How often, if at all, do you attend religious services? (ATTNDREL)
TOTAL%
1) More than once a week43131.3
2) About once a week53738.9
3) Several times a month15311.1
4) About once a month745.4
5) Several times a year946.8
6) Once a year or less402.9
7) Never503.6
TOTAL1379100.0
103) Are you currently a member of a church or synagogue? (MEMBER)
TOTAL%
0) No21015.2
1) Yes116984.8
TOTAL1379100.0
104) What is your religious preference? (RELIGION)
TOTAL%
1) Other1087.8
2) Don’t know70.5
3) Refused261.9
4) None423.0
6) Agnostic60.4
7) Atheist90.7
8) Catholic21115.3
10) Hindu282.0
11) Jewish463.3
12) Mormon443.2
13) Muslim282.0
14) Protestant72352.4
17) Fundamentalist80.6
18) Evangelical Lutheran Church in America715.1
22) A.M.E. Church151.1
27) Pentecostal70.5
TOTAL1379100.0
105) [IF RELPREF= 14 “PROTESTANT”]What specific denomination or faith is that? (DENOMINA)
TOTAL%
1) Other415.7
2) Don’t know30.4
3) Refused30.4
6) Assemblies of God172.4
7) American Baptist Convention20.3
8) National Baptist Convention of America30.4
9) National Baptist Convention, USA10.1
10) Southern Baptist Convention253.5
11) Baptist, don’t know which denomination334.6
12) Other Baptist (specified)10.1
13) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)91.2
14) Church of the Nazarene101.4
16) Episcopalian223.0
17) Fundamentalist40.6
18) Evangelical Lutheran Church in America71.0
19) Missouri Synod Lutheran10.1
20) Lutheran (non-specific; doesn’t know which)162.2
22) A.M.E. Church20.3
23) A.M.E. Zion Church10.1
24) Methodist (non-specific; doesn’t know which)375.1
25) Other Methodist10.1
26) Non-denominational or independent church608.3
27) Pentecostal334.6
28) Presbyterian Church (USA)50.7
29) Presbyterian Church in America10.1
30) Presbyterian (non-specific; doesn’t know which)71.0
32) Protestant (non-specific; doesn’t know which)101.4
33) Other Protestant34748.0
34) United Church of Christ (Congregationalist)212.9
Missing656 
TOTAL723100.0
106) How important would you say religion is in your own life? (RELIMP)
TOTAL%
1) Very important118986.2
2) Somewhat important14910.8
3) Not very important413.0
TOTAL1379100.0
107) How important would you say religion was in your family while you were growing up? (RELGFAM)
TOTAL%
1) Very important89464.8
2) Somewhat important34725.2
3) Not very important13810.0
TOTAL1379100.0
108) On a scale from 1 to 6, where "1" is "very conservative" and "6" is "very liberal," where would you place yourself in terms of your religious views? (RELVIEWS)
TOTAL%
1) Very conservative24017.4
2) 220514.9
3) 334224.8
4) 421115.3
5) 515611.3
6) 6 Very liberal17212.5
7) 7 Don’t know352.5
8) Refused181.3
TOTAL1379100.0
109) In recent months, did you happen to do any of these things: visit someone who was sick or hospitalized? (M_VISIT)
TOTAL%
0) No33424.2
1) Yes104575.8
TOTAL1379100.0
110) In recent months, did you happen to do any of these things: apologize to someone for something you did? (M_APOLGZ)
TOTAL%
0) No31522.8
1) Yes106477.2
TOTAL1379100.0
111) In recent months, did you happen to do any of these things: work on improving a broken relationship? (M_IMPRV)
TOTAL%
0) No78757.1
1) Yes59242.9
TOTAL1379100.0
112) In recent months, did you happen to do any of these things: confess a serious problem in your life to God? (M_CONFES)
TOTAL%
0) No50336.5
1) Yes87663.5
TOTAL1379100.0
113) In recent months, did you happen to do any of these things: try to overcome a bad habit or addiction? (M_ADDICT)
TOTAL%
0) No86462.7
1) Yes51537.3
TOTAL1379100.0
114) In recent months, did you happen to do any of these things: do volunteer work at your place of worship? (M_VOL_IN)
TOTAL%
0) No50136.3
1) Yes87863.7
TOTAL1379100.0
115) In recent months, did you happen to do any of these things: do volunteer work for some other organization? (M_VOLOUT)
TOTAL%
0) No69850.6
1) Yes68149.4
TOTAL1379100.0
116) I'm going to read you several short statements. Please tell me if each statement describes you very well, fairly well, not very well, or not at all: I often have trouble accepting myself. (SELF_ACC)
TOTAL%
1) Very well16211.7
2) Fairly well27219.7
3) Not very well34324.9
4) Not at all60243.7
TOTAL1379100.0
117) Please tell me if each statement describes you very well, fairly well, not very well, or not at all: I find it difficult to trust other people. (TRUSTOTH)
TOTAL%
1) Very well20014.5
2) Fairly well32923.9
3) Not very well39128.4
4) Not at all45933.3
TOTAL1379100.0
118) Please tell me if each statement describes you very well, fairly well, not very well, or not at all: I am cautious in dealing with other people. (CAUTIOUS)
TOTAL%
1) Very well54539.5
2) Fairly well50336.5
3) Not very well20815.1
4) Not at all1238.9
TOTAL1379100.0
119) Please tell me if each statement describes you very well, fairly well, not very well, or not at all: I get along easily with almost everyone. (GETALONG)
TOTAL%
1) Very well104675.9
2) Fairly well29421.3
3) Not very well181.3
4) Not at all211.5
TOTAL1379100.0
120) Please tell me if each statement describes you very well, fairly well, not very well, or not at all: I have a close relationship with God. (GODCLOSE)
TOTAL%
1) Very well99572.2
2) Fairly well28921.0
3) Not very well584.2
4) Not at all372.7
TOTAL1379100.0
121) Please tell me if each statement describes you very well, fairly well, not very well, or not at all: I am very happy with who I am. (HAPPY_ME)
TOTAL%
1) Very well95869.5
2) Fairly well36626.5
3) Not very well352.5
4) Not at all201.5
TOTAL1379100.0
122) Please tell me if each statement describes you very well, fairly well, not very well, or not at all: I sometime hold grudges against people. (GRUDGES)
TOTAL%
1) Very well1128.1
2) Fairly well25018.1
3) Not very well45733.1
4) Not at all56040.6
TOTAL1379100.0
123) Please tell me if each statement describes you very well, fairly well, not very well, or not at all: I have experienced God’s forgiveness. (EXP_FRGV)
TOTAL%
1) Very well106176.9
2) Fairly well19714.3
3) Not very well483.5
4) Not at all735.3
TOTAL1379100.0
124) Is each of the following something that bothers you a lot, some, only a little, or none: worrying about your health. (B_WRRY_H)
TOTAL%
1) A lot17112.4
2) Some27419.9
3) Only a little41329.9
4) None52137.8
TOTAL1379100.0
125) Is each of the following something that bothers you a lot, some, only a little, or none: trying to figure out what is important in life. (B_IMPORT)
TOTAL%
1) A lot17512.7
2) Some27319.8
3) Only a little31723.0
4) None61444.5
TOTAL1379100.0
126) Is each of the following something that bothers you a lot, some, only a little, or none: problems with your spouse or family. (B_FAMILY)
TOTAL%
1) A lot1339.6
2) Some19314.0
3) Only a little33023.9
4) None72352.4
TOTAL1379100.0
127) Is each of the following something that bothers you a lot, some, only a little, or none: feeling lonely. (B_LONELY)
TOTAL%
1) A lot916.6
2) Some19914.4
3) Only a little30822.3
4) None78156.6
TOTAL1379100.0
128) Is each of the following something that bothers you a lot, some, only a little, or none: problems with your work. (B_WORK)
TOTAL%
1) A lot876.3
2) Some18013.1
3) Only a little30722.3
4) None80558.4
TOTAL1379100.0
129) Is each of the following something that bothers you a lot, some, only a little, or none: feeling depressed or sad. (B_DEPRSS)
TOTAL%
1) A lot805.8
2) Some20114.6
3) Only a little39328.5
4) None70551.1
TOTAL1379100.0
130) Is each of the following something that bothers you a lot, some, only a little, or none: anxiety. (B_ANXIET)
TOTAL%
1) A lot946.8
2) Some26619.3
3) Only a little39728.8
4) None62245.1
TOTAL1379100.0
131) Is each of the following something that bothers you a lot, some, only a little, or none: feeling guilty. (B_GUILTY)
TOTAL%
1) A lot936.7
2) Some22016.0
3) Only a little39128.4
4) None67548.9
TOTAL1379100.0
132) Is each of the following something that bothers you a lot, some, only a little, or none: worrying about money. (B_MONEY)
TOTAL%
1) A lot23316.9
2) Some34024.7
3) Only a little36226.3
4) None44432.2
TOTAL1379100.0
133) What is the highest level of education you have completed? (EDUC)
TOTAL%
1) Less than high school graduate1037.5
2) High school graduate27920.2
3) Some college36326.3
4) Trade/technical/vocational training584.2
5) College graduate34224.8
6) Post-graduate work/degree23417.0
TOTAL1379100.0
134) Are you, yourself, of Hispanic origin or descent, such as Mexican, Puerto Rican, Cuban, or other Spanish background? (HISPANIC)
TOTAL%
0) No130294.4
1) Yes775.6
TOTAL1379100.0
135) What is your race? Are you white, African-American, or some other race? (RACE)
TOTAL%
1) Other664.8
6) White108578.7
7) Black17712.8
8) Hispanic372.7
9) Missing141.0
TOTAL1379100.0
136) [RACE= 8 “HISPANIC”]Do you consider yourself to be white-Hispanic or black-Hispanic? (HISPTYPE)
TOTAL%
2) Don't know821.6
6) White Hispanic2156.8
7) Black Hispanic25.4
8) Hispanic – don’t know616.2
Missing1342 
TOTAL37100.0
137) What is your marital status? (MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Single/never been married21715.7
2) Married83160.3
3) Separated261.9
4) Divorced1319.5
5) Widowed14910.8
6) Don’t know10.1
7) Refused241.7
TOTAL1379100.0
138) Are you currently employed full-time, part-time, or not employed? (EMPLOYED)
TOTAL%
1) Full-time76555.5
2) Part-time17712.8
3) Not employed20514.9
4) Homemaker292.1
5) Retired16712.1
6) Disabled120.9
7) Don’t know10.1
8) Refused231.7
TOTAL1379100.0
139) [IF EMPLOYED= 1 “FULL-TIME” OR 2 “PART-TIME”] What is your current occupation? (OCCUPATN)
TOTAL%
1) Other596.3
2) Don't know10.1
3) Refused111.2
6) Student141.5
7) Homemaker202.1
8) Retired/disabled20.2
9) Professional/managerial41744.3
10) Secretarial/clerical758.0
11) Services/labor22824.2
12) Sales/retail768.1
13) Farmer/rancher101.1
14) Military80.8
15) Missing212.2
Missing437 
TOTAL942100.0
140) Are there any children under the age of 18 currently living in your household? (CHILDREN)
TOTAL%
0) No77756.3
1) Yes60243.7
TOTAL1379100.0
141) Which of the following best describes the place in which you live? (PLACELIV)
TOTAL%
1) A large city or metropolitan area24717.9
2) The suburb of a large city or metropolitan area24717.9
3) A medium city or suburb of a medium city25318.3
4) Small city15010.9
5) Small town25718.6
6) Rural area19614.2
7) Don't know40.3
8) Refused251.8
TOTAL1379100.0
142) I-AGE: Age of respondent (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-AGE)
TOTAL%
1) 18-3022116.5
2) 31-4547735.6
3) 46-6440630.3
4) 65+23717.7
Missing38 
TOTAL1341100.0
143) I-EDUC: What is the highest level of education you have completed? (for use with online analysis) (I-EDUC)
TOTAL%
1) Less than high school graduate1037.5
2) High school graduate27920.2
3) Some college36326.3
4) Trade/technical/vocational training584.2
5) College graduate34224.8
6) Post-graduate work/degree23417.0
TOTAL1379100.0
144) I-GENDER: Male respondent (for use with online analysis) (I-GENDER)
TOTAL%
0) Female85261.8
1) Male52738.2
TOTAL1379100.0
145) I-MARITAL: What is your marital status? (for use with online analysis) (I-MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Single/never been married21715.7
2) Married83160.3
3) Separated261.9
4) Divorced1319.5
5) Widowed14910.8
6) Don’t know10.1
7) Refused241.7
TOTAL1379100.0
146) I-RACE: What is your race? Are you white, African-American, or some other race? (for use with online analysis) (I-RACE)
TOTAL%
1) Other664.8
6) White108578.7
7) Black17712.8
8) Hispanic372.7
9) Missing141.0
TOTAL1379100.0
147) I-RELIGION: What is your religious preference? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-RELIGION)
TOTAL%
1) Prot72364.4
2) Catholic21118.8
3) EvanLuth716.3
4) Jewish464.1
5) Mormon443.9
6) Muslim282.5
Missing256 
TOTAL1123100.0