Faith Matters Survey, 2007

Data Archive > U.S. Surveys > General Population > National > Other > Codebook


All frequencies weighted by 317) WEIGHT07;
(The number of missing cases reported in the codebook are unweighted)
1) ID for 2006 data (CASEID_06) (CASEID06)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL19198.2416773.90
2) ID for 2007 data (CASEID_07) (CASEID07)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL2611.517600.13
3) Study07 (STUDY_07) (STUDY07)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL0
4) S-1. Interviewer: record respondent's gender (GENDER_07) (GENDER07)
TOTAL%
1) Male92548.3
2) Female99051.7
TOTAL1915100.0
5) 1-1. First do you think organized religion has too much influence on American politics today, too little influence, or about the right amount? (RELINFPOL_07) (RELINF07)
TOTAL%
0) Too little influence62032.8
1) About the right amount65934.9
2) Too much influence61132.3
Missing2177 
TOTAL1890100.0
6) 1-1c. Now, I'm going to ask you how many times you may have done certain things in the past twelve months. For all of these, I want you just to give me your best guess, and don't worry that you might be off a little. About how many times in the past 12 months have you had friends over to your home? (CFRDVIST_07) (CFRVST07)
TOTAL%
0) None1035.4
1) 1231.2
2) 2784.1
3) 3924.8
4) 4733.8
5) 51065.6
6) 61196.3
7) 718.9
8) 8492.6
9) 92.1
10) 101648.6
12) 121407.4
13) 133.2
14) 147.4
15) 15723.8
16) 1600
18) 189.5
20) 2022011.6
24) 24482.5
25) 25442.3
26) 264.2
30) 30934.9
32) 321.1
35) 358.4
36) 36201.1
40) 40311.6
42) 423.2
43) 431.1
45) 453.2
48) 485.3
50) 50924.8
52) 52462.4
55) 553.2
56) 564.2
60) 60211.1
65) 651.1
66) 661.1
67) 673.2
70) 702.1
75) 7510.5
80) 805.3
86) 861.1
90) 902.1
100) 100703.7
104) 1045.3
110) 1102.1
115) 1151.1
120) 1204.2
123) 1231.1
130) 1301.1
144) 1441.1
150) 1507.4
156) 1562.1
165) 1652.1
200) 20016.8
208) 2081.1
230) 2303.2
235) 2351.1
250) 2509.5
300) 300371.9
325) 3251.1
355) 35500
365) 3658.4
Missing2163 
TOTAL1902100.0
7) 1-2c. Would you say on average in the last year you never did this, did it once, did it a few times, about once a month, twice a month, about once a week, or more than that? (FRDVISIT_07) (FRDVST07)
TOTAL%
3) A few times17.7
6) About once a month on average323.1
9) More than once a week969.2
Missing4061 
TOTAL13100.0
8) 1-1d. Now, I'm going to ask you how many times you may have done certain things in the past twelve months. For all of these, I want you just to give me your best guess, and don't worry that you might be off a little. About how many times in the past 12 months have you attended any public meeting? (CPUBMEET_07) (CPUBMT07)
TOTAL%
0) None77040.4
1) 11568.2
2) 224813
3) 31477.7
4) 4844.4
5) 5854.5
6) 6864.5
7) 717.9
8) 8201.1
9) 91.1
10) 10432.3
11) 111.1
12) 12573
13) 1300
14) 142.1
15) 1516.8
16) 162.1
17) 171.1
18) 181.1
20) 20261.4
22) 223.2
24) 2411.6
25) 256.3
30) 3017.9
35) 3500
36) 363.2
40) 405.3
42) 421.1
44) 4400
45) 454.2
48) 485.3
50) 50211.1
52) 528.4
56) 561.1
60) 608.4
65) 654.2
70) 701.1
72) 721.1
74) 741.1
75) 753.2
90) 903.2
100) 10013.7
104) 1042.1
120) 1202.1
125) 12500
144) 1441.1
150) 1501.1
200) 2007.4
243) 2431.1
250) 2501.1
300) 3005.3
365) 3652.1
Missing2156 
TOTAL1904100.0
9) 1-2d. Would you say on average in the last year you never did this, did it once, did it a few times, about once a month, twice a month, about once a week, or more than that? (PUBMEET_07) (PUBMT07)
TOTAL%
3) A few times4100
Missing4068 
TOTAL4100.0
10) 1-4. Some people volunteer, others don't. Did you happen to volunteer in the past 12 months? By volunteering, I mean any unpaid work you've done to help people besides your family and friends or people you work with. (VOLYN_07) (VOLYN07)
TOTAL%
0) No71637.4
1) Yes119962.6
TOTAL1915100.0
11) 1-5. How many times in the past twelve months did you volunteer? (CVOLTIME_07) (CVOLTM07)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL26.3855.41
12) 1-6. Would you say on average in the last 12 months you never did this, did it once, did it a few times, volunteered about once a month, twice a month, once a week, or more than that? (VOLTIMES_07) (VOLTIM07)
TOTAL%
3) A few times360
4) 2-4 times120
9) More than once a week120
Missing4066 
TOTAL5100.0
13) 1-7. How about, in the last 12 months, have you experienced any change in your religious beliefs or practices? (RELCHNG_07) (RELCHG07)
TOTAL%
0) No172690.1
1) Yes1899.9
TOTAL1915100.0
14) 1-7a. What sort of change? I believe in God/beliefs have gotten stronger/am more religious/more spiritual (RELCHNG01_07) (RELCH107)
TOTAL%
0) Change not mentioned186997.6
1) Change mentioned462.4
TOTAL1915100.0
15) 1-7a. What sort of change? Joined/going to church/temple/church activities more often (RELCHNG02_07) (RELCH207)
TOTAL%
0) Change not mentioned189498.9
1) Change mentioned211.1
TOTAL1915100.0
16) 1-7a. What sort of change? Taking children to church more often (RELCHNG03_07) (RELCH307)
TOTAL%
0) Change not mentioned191299.8
1) Change mentioned3.2
TOTAL1915100.0
17) 1-7a. What sort of change? Learning/learned more about the Bible/reading the Bible (RELCHNG04_07) (RELCH407)
TOTAL%
0) Change not mentioned190699.5
1) Change mentioned9.5
TOTAL1915100.0
18) 1-7a. What sort of change? Praying more often (RELCHNG05_07) (RELCH507)
TOTAL%
0) Change not mentioned191499.9
1) Change mentioned1.1
TOTAL1915100.0
19) 1-7a. What sort of change? Have been taking classes (RELCHNG06_07) (RELCH607)
TOTAL%
0) Change not mentioned191399.9
1) Change mentioned2.1
TOTAL1915100.0
20) 1-7a. What sort of change? Teach others religion now (RELCHNG07_07) (RELCH707)
TOTAL%
0) Change not mentioned190999.7
1) Change mentioned6.3
TOTAL1915100.0
21) 1-7a. What sort of change? More positive views towards religion (general) (RELCHNG08_07) (RELCH807)
TOTAL%
0) Change not mentioned191299.8
1) Change mentioned3.2
TOTAL1915100.0
22) 1-7a. What sort of change? Other increased religious presence/beliefs (RELCHNG09_07) (RELCH907)
TOTAL%
0) Change not mentioned191399.9
1) Change mentioned2.1
TOTAL1915100.0
23) 1-7a. What sort of change? Beliefs have gotten weaker/am more skeptical/less religious (RELCHNG10_07) (RELC1007)
TOTAL%
0) Change not mentioned190099.2
1) Change mentioned15.8
TOTAL1915100.0
24) 1-7a. What sort of change? Going to church less often/stopped (RELCHNG11_07) (RELC1107)
TOTAL%
0) Change not mentioned189899.1
1) Change mentioned17.9
TOTAL1915100.0
25) 1-7a. What sort of change? Don't like business/financial aspects of church/feel money is most important to them (RELCHNG12_07) (RELC1207)
TOTAL%
0) Change not mentioned191199.8
1) Change mentioned4.2
TOTAL1915100.0
26) 1-7a. What sort of change? Developed bad attitude/habits (RELCHNG13_07) (RELC1307)
TOTAL%
0) Change not mentioned191299.8
1) Change mentioned3.2
TOTAL1915100.0
27) 1-7a. What sort of change? Disenchantment with pastor (RELCHNG14_07) (RELC1407)
TOTAL%
0) Change not mentioned191299.8
1) Change mentioned3.2
TOTAL1915100.0
28) 1-7a. What sort of change? Heard/read bad publicity about church (RELCHNG15_07) (RELC1507)
TOTAL%
0) Change not mentioned191399.9
1) Change mentioned2.1
TOTAL1915100.0
29) 1-7a. What sort of change? Other mentions of decreased religious presence/beliefs (RELCHNG16_07) (RELC1607)
TOTAL%
0) Change not mentioned191399.9
1) Change mentioned2.1
TOTAL1915100.0
30) 1-7a. What sort of change? Went/go to a non-denominational church (RELCHNG17_07) (RELC1707)
TOTAL%
0) Change not mentioned191399.9
1) Change mentioned2.1
TOTAL1915100.0
31) 1-7a. What sort of change? Changed/changing/trying/looking for a different church (RELCHNG18_07) (RELC1807)
TOTAL%
0) Change not mentioned190599.5
1) Change mentioned10.5
TOTAL1915100.0
32) 1-7a. What sort of change? Changed/changing/trying a different religion (RELCHNG19_07) (RELC1907)
TOTAL%
0) Change not mentioned190699.5
1) Change mentioned9.5
TOTAL1915100.0
33) 1-7a. What sort of change? Less interested in organized religion but practice at home (RELCHNG20_07) (RELC2007)
TOTAL%
0) Change not mentioned191399.9
1) Change mentioned2.1
TOTAL1915100.0
34) 1-7a. What sort of change? More tolerant/understanding of other religions (RELCHNG21_07) (RELC2107)
TOTAL%
0) Change not mentioned191099.7
1) Change mentioned5.3
TOTAL1915100.0
35) 1-7a. What sort of change? Have better understanding now/have been researching/reading about (RELCHNG22_070 (RELC2207)
TOTAL%
0) Change not mentioned190999.7
1) Change mentioned6.3
TOTAL1915100.0
36) 1-7a. What sort of change? Changed my perspective/I think differently (unspecified) (RELCHNG23_07) (RELC2307)
TOTAL%
0) Change not mentioned191099.7
1) Change mentioned5.3
TOTAL1915100.0
37) 1-7a. What sort of change? Other general religious changes (RELCHNG24_07) (RELC2407)
TOTAL%
0) Change not mentioned191399.9
1) Change mentioned2.1
TOTAL1915100.0
38) 1-7a. What sort of change? Do more meditation (RELCHNG25_07) (RELC2507)
TOTAL%
0) Change not mentioned191399.9
1) Change mentioned2.1
TOTAL1915100.0
39) 1-7a. What sort of change? Trying to find myself/become a better person/establish good attitude/habits (RELCHNG26_07) (RELC2607)
TOTAL%
0) Change not mentioned190599.5
1) Change mentioned10.5
TOTAL1915100.0
40) 1-7a. What sort of change? Other personal/self-improvement efforts (RELCHNG27_07) (RELC2707)
TOTAL%
0) Change not mentioned1915100
TOTAL1915100.0
41) 1-7a. What sort of change? Other (RELCHNG28_07) (RELC2807)
TOTAL%
0) Change not mentioned191199.8
1) Change mentioned4.2
TOTAL1915100.0
42) 1-7a. What sort of change? Don't know (RELCHNG29_07) (RELC2907)
TOTAL%
0) Change not mentioned190299.3
1) Change mentioned13.7
TOTAL1915100.0
43) 1-7a. What sort of change? Refused (RELCHNG30_07) (RELC3007)
TOTAL%
0) Change not mentioned190999.7
1) Change mentioned6.3
TOTAL1915100.0
44) 1-11. How important is religion in your daily life? Is it extremely important, very important, somewhat important, or not at all important? (RELIMP_07) (RELIMP07)
TOTAL%
0) Not important at all1859.7
1) Somewhat important53728.1
2) Very important65334.1
3) Extremely important53828.1
Missing2158 
TOTAL1913100.0
45) 3-3. And now, a few questions about friends. About how many close friends do you have these days, if any? These are people you feel at ease with, can talk to about private matters, or call on for help. Would you say that you have no close friends, one or two, three to five, six to ten, or more than that? (FRIENDS_07) (FRIEND07)
TOTAL%
1) No close friends713.7
2) 1-2 close friends41121.5
3) 3-5 close friends84344
4) 6-10 close friends37619.6
5) More than 10 close friends21511.2
TOTAL1916100.0
46) 3-4i. Thinking now about these close friends--are any of them Evangelical Christian? (BEVANG_07) (BEVANG07)
TOTAL%
0) No106762.5
1) Yes63937.5
Missing2324 
TOTAL1706100.0
47) 3-4j. Thinking now about these close friends--are any of them Mainline Protestant, for example Methodist or Lutheran? (BMNPROT_07) (BMNPRT07)
TOTAL%
0) No87349.9
1) Yes87550.1
Missing2293 
TOTAL1748100.0
48) 3-4k. Thinking now about these close friends--are any of them Jewish, Muslim, or some other non-Christian religion? (BNONXIAN_07) (BNONX07)
TOTAL%
0) No129571.4
1) Yes51928.6
Missing2233 
TOTAL1814100.0
49) 3-4l. Thinking now about these close friends--are any of them Catholic? (BCATH_07) (BCATH07)
TOTAL%
0) No68137.7
1) Yes112762.3
Missing2241 
TOTAL1808100.0
50) 3-4m. Thinking now about these close friends--are any of them not religious? (BNOREL_07) (BNOREL07)
TOTAL%
0) No91150.5
1) Yes89349.5
Missing2250 
TOTAL1804100.0
51) 4-1c. My next questions are about public affairs. Which of the following things have you done in the past twelve months? Have you attended a political meeting or rally in the past 12 months? (RALLY_07) (RALLY07)
TOTAL%
0) No151178.9
1) Yes40421.1
TOTAL1915100.0
52) 4-1d. My next questions are about public affairs. Which of the following things have you done in the past twelve months? Have you worked on a community project in the past 12 months? (PROJECT_07) (PROJCT07)
TOTAL%
0) No132369.1
1) Yes59230.9
TOTAL1915100.0
53) 4-3. How often do you talk about politics with your family and friends, if at all? (TALKPOL_07) (TLKPOL07)
TOTAL%
0) Never1718.9
1) Seldom53628
2) Roughly monthly33417.5
3) Roughly weekly58530.6
4) Roughly daily28815
TOTAL1914100.0
54) 4-4. As you may know, much of the public does not vote in congressional elections. How about you--did you vote in the congressional election in 2006, last fall, or did you skip that one? (VOTECONG1_07) (VOTCON07)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, voted113259.3
2) No, skipped that one75539.5
3) Was not eligible231.2
Missing2159 
TOTAL1910100.0
55) 4-5. Did you vote for the Republican candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives, the Democratic candidate or someone else for the U.S. House in 2006? (VOTEWHO1_07) (VOTWHO07)
TOTAL%
1) Republican Candidate44441.1
2) Democratic Candidate59455
4) Someone else413.8
6) (ONLY VOTED SENATE) Democratic Candidate00
7) (ONLY VOTED SENATE) Someone else1.1
Missing2763 
TOTAL1080100.0
56) 4-6. Some people vote in local elections, others don't. Thinking about recent local elections, have you voted in all of them, most of them, some of them, a few or none? (VOTELOC_07) (VOTLOC07)
TOTAL%
0) None of them54328.4
1) A few1839.6
2) Some of them21511.2
3) Most of them46624.3
4) All of them50726.5
TOTAL1914100.0
57) 4-9. Thinking politically and socially, how would you describe your own general outlook--as being very conservative, moderately conservative, middle-of-the-road, moderately liberal or very liberal? (IDEO_07) (IDEO07)
TOTAL%
1) Very conservative20210.6
2) Moderately conservative59731.4
3) Middle-of-the-road60131.6
4) Moderately liberal34618.2
5) Very liberal1558.2
Missing2169 
TOTAL1901100.0
58) 4-10. Generally speaking, do you usually think of yourself as a Republican, Democrat, Independent, or what? (PARTYID_07) (PARTY07)
TOTAL%
1) Republican52427.6
2) Democrat68236
3) Independent55929.5
4) None of the above1316.9
Missing2167 
TOTAL1896100.0
59) 4-11. Would you call yourself a strong Republican or not very strong Republican? (STRNGREP_07) (STRREP07)
TOTAL%
1) Strong Republican26350.5
2) Not very strong Republican25849.5
Missing3485 
TOTAL521100.0
60) 4-12. Would you call yourself a strong Democrat or not very strong Democrat? (STNGDEM_07) (STRDEM07)
TOTAL%
1) Strong Democrat35652.4
2) Not very strong Democrat32447.6
Missing3378 
TOTAL680100.0
61) 4-13. Do you think of yourself as closer to the Republican party or the Democratic party? (INDEP_07) (INDEP07)
TOTAL%
1) Closer to Republican party19435.7
2) Closer to Democratic party24845.6
3) Neither10218.8
Missing3566 
TOTAL544100.0
62) 4-14. When you were growing up, generally speaking, did your father think of himself as a Republican, Democrat, Independent, or what? (PPID_DAD_07) (PPDAD07)
TOTAL%
1) Republican48127.7
2) Democrat77744.8
3) Independent18810.8
4) None of the above1005.8
5) (Guessed) Republican885.1
6) (Guessed) Democrat653.7
7) (Guessed) Independent372.1
Missing2307 
TOTAL1736100.0
63) 4-15. When you were growing up, generally speaking, did your mother think of herself as a Republican, Democrat, Independent, or what? (PPID_MOM_07) (PPMOM07)
TOTAL%
1) Republican43524.2
2) Democrat86248
3) Independent23212.9
4) None of the above1267
5) (Guessed) Republican492.7
6) (Guessed) Democrat703.9
7) (Guessed) Independent201.1
Missing2269 
TOTAL1794100.0
64) 5-1. First, about abortion, which one of these opinions best corresponds to your view? (ABORTION_07) (ABORT07)
TOTAL%
1) By law, abortion should never be permitted24613
2) The law should permit abortion only in case of rape, incest, or when the woman's life is in danger61532.4
3) The law should permit abortion for reasons other than rape, incest, or danger to the woman's life, but only after the need for the abortion has been clearly established27714.6
4) By law, a woman should always be able to obtain an abortion as a matter of personal choice76040
Missing2172 
TOTAL1898100.0
65) 5-1a. How important is this issue to you personally? (ABORTIMP_07) (ABTIMP07)
TOTAL%
0) Not at all important834.3
1) Not very important19810.4
2) Somewhat important72838.1
3) Very important90247.2
Missing2158 
TOTAL1911100.0
66) 5-2. Some people think that the government in Washington ought to reduce the income differences between the rich and the poor, perhaps by raising the taxes of wealthy families or by giving income assistance to the poor. Others think that the Government should not concern itself with reducing this income difference between the rich and the poor. Where do you put yourself on a 1 to 7 scale where 1 means that the government should not concern itself with reducing income differences, and 7 means that the government ought to reduce the income differences between rich and poor? (GOVXFR_07) (GOVXFR07)
TOTAL%
1) Government should not concern itself with income differences27914.7
2) 21367.2
3) 325013.2
4) 426814.1
5) 529615.6
6) 61769.3
7) Government should reduce income differences between rich and poor49526.1
Missing2171 
TOTAL1900100.0
67) 5-6c. Next I am going to read you a list of federal programs. For each one, I would like you to tell me whether you would like to see spending increased, decreased or kept about the same. The first program is environmental protection. Would you like to see spending for this increased, decreased, or kept about the same? (SPDENVR_07) (SPDENV07)
TOTAL%
0) Spending decreased1528
1) Kept about the same59231
2) Spending increased116461
Missing2163 
TOTAL1908100.0
68) 5-6e. Next I am going to read you a list of federal programs. For each one, I would like you to tell me whether you would like to see spending increased, decreased or kept about the same. The next program is foreign aid. Would you like to see spending for this increased, decreased, or kept about the same? (SPDINTL_07) (SPDINT07)
TOTAL%
0) Spending decreased93049.1
1) Kept about the same73538.8
2) Spending increased23112.2
Missing2174 
TOTAL1896100.0
69) 5-7. Do you think same-sex couples should be allowed legally to marry, should be allowed legally to form civil unions, but not marry; or should not be allowed to obtain legal recognition of their relationships? (GAYWED_07) (GAYWED07)
TOTAL%
0) Should not be allowed to obtain legal recognition of their relationships65134.6
1) Should be allowed legally to form civil unions, but not marry60232
2) Be allowed legally to marry62933.4
Missing2192 
TOTAL1882100.0
70) 5-7a. How important is this issue to you personally? (Very important, Somewhat important, Not very important, or Not at all important.) (GAYWDIMP_07) (GAYIMP07)
TOTAL%
0) Not at all important13314.1
1) Not very important21823.1
2) Somewhat important32134
3) Very important27228.8
Missing3110 
TOTAL944100.0
71) 5-8. Do you think the number of immigrants from foreign countries who are permitted to come to the United States to live should be increased a lot, increased a little, left the same as it is now, decreased a little or decreased a lot? (LETIN_07) (IMMIG07)
TOTAL%
0) Decreased a lot55729.3
1) Decreased a little38920.5
2) Left the same as it is now64734.1
3) Increased a little19610.3
4) Increased a lot1115.8
Missing2174 
TOTAL1900100.0
72) 5-8a. How important is this issue to you personally? (Very important, somewhat important, not very important, or not at all important.) (LETINIMP_07) (IMIMP07)
TOTAL%
0) Not at all important384
1) Not very important12913.7
2) Somewhat important45047.6
3) Very important32834.7
Missing3109 
TOTAL945100.0
73) 5-11b. In view of the developments since we first sent our troops to Iraq, do you think the United States made a mistake in sending troops to Iraq or not? (IRAQ_07) (IRAQ07)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, made a mistake121164.4
2) No, not a mistake67035.6
Missing2195 
TOTAL1881100.0
74) 5-11c. How important is this issue to you personally? (Very important, somewhat important, not very important, or not at all important.) (IRAQIMP_07) (IRQIMP07)
TOTAL%
0) Not at all important181.9
1) Not very important181.9
2) Somewhat important30031.8
3) Very important60764.4
Missing3111 
TOTAL943100.0
75) 5-12. If many more of our elected officials were deeply religious, do you think that the laws and policy decisions they make would probably be better or would probably be worse? (RELPOLGD_07) (RELPOL07)
TOTAL%
0) Probably worse60832.7
1) Neither better nor worse1327.1
2) Probably better112260.3
Missing2211 
TOTAL1862100.0
76) 5-13. Do you feel that the Republican Party is generally friendly toward religion, neutral toward religion, or unfriendly toward religion? (LKERELRP_07) (REPREL07)
TOTAL%
1) Unfriendly toward religion11111.8
2) Neutral toward religion37039.2
3) Friendly toward religion46349
Missing3127 
TOTAL944100.0
77) 5-14. Do you feel that the Democratic Party is generally friendly toward religion, neutral toward religion, or unfriendly toward religion? (LKERELDEM_07) (DEMREL07)
TOTAL%
1) Unfriendly toward religion16617.5
2) Neutral toward religion51354.1
3) Friendly toward religion26928.4
Missing3122 
TOTAL948100.0
78) 6-1b. We're going to ask you about various things that some people believe in and others don't. The first item is life after death. (BELAFTLF_07) (AFTLIF07)
TOTAL%
0) Don't believe1538
1) Not at all sure1316.9
2) Not quite sure22711.9
3) Somewhat sure41421.7
4) Absolutely sure98051.4
Missing2164 
TOTAL1905100.0
79) 6-1d. We're going to ask you about various things that some people believe in and others don't. The next item is hell. (BELHELL_07) (BELHEL07)
TOTAL%
0) Don't believe27915.9
1) Not at all sure915.2
2) Not quite sure24113.7
3) Somewhat sure30717.5
4) Absolutely sure83847.7
Missing2308 
TOTAL1756100.0
80) 6-1e. We're going to ask you about various things that some people believe in and others don't. The next item is God. (BELGOD_07) (BELGOD07)
TOTAL%
0) Don't believe663.5
1) Not at all sure613.2
2) Not quite sure995.2
3) Somewhat sure20110.5
4) Absolutely sure148377.6
Missing2160 
TOTAL1910100.0
81) 7-1. What is your religious preference? Is it Protestant, Catholic another type of Christian, Jewish, some other religion, or nothing in particular? (RELIG_07) (RELIG07)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant58730.8
2) Catholic46124.2
3) Another type of Christian31516.5
4) Jewish382
5) Some other religion1749.1
6) Nothing in particular33117.4
Missing2163 
TOTAL1906100.0
82) 7-2. What church or denomination is that? (DENOM_07) (DENOM07)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist28827.3
2) Episcopalian/Anglican/Church of England272.6
3) Lutheran787.4
4) Methodist10710.1
5) Just Protestant5.5
6) Presbyterian363.4
7) Reformed3.3
8) Brethren (or The Brethren Church)1.1
9) Evangelical or Born Again242.3
10) Christian or just Christian747
11) Christian Scientist00
12) Church (or Churches) of Christ212
13) United Church of Christ8.8
14) Disciples of Christ5.5
15) Congregationalist6.6
16) Church of God111
17) Assembly of God (or Assemblies of God)181.7
18) Holiness6.6
19) Nazarene10.9
20) Wesleyan (or Wesleyan Church)1.1
21) Christian Missionary Alliance2.2
22) Pentecostal363.4
23) Church of God in Christ9.9
24) Friends/Quaker1.1
25) Orthodox00
26) Non-denominational, Independent, Protestant545.1
27) Latter Day Saint/Mormon383.6
28) Jehovah's Witnesses161.5
29) Unitarian/Universalist131.2
30) Buddhist121.1
31) Hindu5.5
32) Muslim/Islam3.3
33) Native American1.1
34) Southern Baptist Convention9.9
35) American Baptist Churches in USA1.1
36) Independent Baptist1.1
37) ELCA (Evangelical Lutheran Church in America)1.1
38) Lutheran Church, Missouri Synod1.1
39) Lutheran Church, Wisconsin Evangelical Synod6.6
40) United Methodist Church7.7
43) Free Methodist (or Free Methodist Church)00
44) United Presbyterian Church00
46) Christian Reformed Church3.3
47) Reformed Church in America, the1.1
55) Evangelical Lutheran Church in America3.3
56) Non-denominational/Independent Evangelical191.8
61) Church of the Nazarene1.1
63) Salvation Army, American Rescue workers3.3
67) Four Square Gospel (or Four Square)3.3
70) Armenian Orthodox00
71) Eastern Orthodox4.4
72) Greek Orthodox4.4
73) Russian Orthodox00
88) Non-denominational (general)9.9
90) Seventh Day Adventist121.1
91) Atheist/Agnostic5.5
92) Pagan6.6
94) Mennonite7.7
97) Other302.8
Missing2951 
TOTAL1055100.0
83) 7-3. With which Baptist group is your church associated? Is it the Southern Baptist Convention, the American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A., an independent Baptist church or some other Baptist group? (BAPT_07) (BAPT07)
TOTAL%
0) Not further specified103.7
1) Southern Baptist Convention10940.1
2) American Baptist Churches in USA5620.6
3) Independent Baptist7728.3
4) Missionary Baptist51.8
5) National Baptist41.5
7) General Baptist31.1
8) Free Will Baptist1.4
97) Other72.6
Missing3825 
TOTAL272100.0
84) 7-4. Is this church part of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, the Missouri Synod, or some other Lutheran group? (LUTH_07) (LUTH07)
TOTAL%
0) Not further specified1014.9
1) ELCA, Evangelical Lutheran Church in America3349.3
2) Lutheran Church, Missouri Synod1623.9
3) Lutheran Church, Wisconsin Evangelical Synod or Wisconsin Synod46
97) Other46
Missing3978 
TOTAL67100.0
85) 7-5. Is your church part of the United Methodist Church, African Methodist Episcopal Church, or some other Methodist group? (METH_07) (METH07)
TOTAL%
0) Not further specified32.9
1) United Methodist Church9490.4
2) African Methodist Episcopal43.8
5) Christian Methodist Episcopal/CME11
6) Methodist Episcopal11
97) Other11
Missing3932 
TOTAL104100.0
86) 7-6. What is it called exactly? (JSTPROT_07) (JPROT07)
TOTAL%
97) Other240
98) Don't know/No Opinion240
99) No answer/Refused120
Missing4065 
TOTAL5100.0
87) 7-7. Is this the Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A., Presbyterian Church in America, or some other Presbyterian group? (PRESB_07) (PRESB07)
TOTAL%
0) Not further specified411.8
1) Presbyterian Church USA (or United Presbyterian Church)1750
2) Presbyterian Church in America (or Evangelical Presbyterian)1132.4
97) Other25.9
Missing4017 
TOTAL34100.0
88) 7-8. Is this the Christian Reformed Church, the Reformed church in America or some other Reformed group? (REFORMD_07) (REFORM07)
TOTAL%
2) The Reformed Church in America1100
97) Other00
Missing4066 
TOTAL1100.0
89) 7-9. Is this the Church of the Brethren, the Plymouth Brethren, or something else? (BRETHRN_07) (BRETH07)
TOTAL%
1) Church of the Brethren150
97) Other150
Missing4067 
TOTAL2100.0
90) 7-10. Is that the Evangelical Free Church, Evangelical Covenant Church, or a non-denominational evangelical church or something else? (EVANG_07) (EVANG07)
TOTAL%
1) Born-Again, Bible, Gospel, Missionary14.8
2) Evangelical Free Church or Free Church523.8
5) Non-denominational/Independent Evangelical1466.7
97) Other14.8
Missing4046 
TOTAL21100.0
91) 7-11. When you say 'Christian' does that mean the denomination called the 'Christian Church Disciples of Christ,' or some other Christian denomination, or do you mean to say 'I am just a Christian'? (JSTXIAN_07) (JSTX07)
TOTAL%
1) Disciples of Christ1216
2) Church of Christ22.7
4) Non-denominational34
5) I am just a Christian5573.3
97) Other34
Missing4011 
TOTAL75100.0
92) 7-12. Is this the Church of Christ or the United Church of Christ? (CHRCHX_07) (CHRCH07)
TOTAL%
1) Church of Christ1781
2) United Church of Christ419
Missing4047 
TOTAL21100.0
93) 7-13. Is this the Church of God in Anderson, Indiana; the Church of God in Cleveland, Tennessee; the Church of God in Christ; or some other Church of God? (CHRCHGD_07) (CHRGD07)
TOTAL%
0) Not further specified218.2
2) Cleveland, Tennessee763.6
4) Just Church of God19.1
97) Other19.1
Missing4058 
TOTAL11100.0
94) 7-14. What kind of Holiness church is this? Is it the Church of the Nazarene, the Wesleyan Church, the Free Methodists, or something else? (HOLINSS_07) (HOLINS07)
TOTAL%
1) Christian and Missionary Alliance116.7
2) Church of God (Anderson, Indiana)233.3
7) Other Holiness233.3
97) Other116.7
Missing4064 
TOTAL6100.0
95) 7-15. What kind of Pentecostal church is this? Is it Assemblies of God, Church of God in Christ, the Four Square Gospel, or something else? (PENTECS_07) (PENTEC07)
TOTAL%
1) Assemblies of God930
2) Church of God in Christ26.7
3) Church of God (Cleveland TN)26.7
6) Pentecostal Holiness Church620
7) Other Pentecostal413.3
8) United Pentecostal26.7
9) Non-denominational/Independent310
97) Other26.7
Missing4044 
TOTAL30100.0
96) 7-16. What kind of Orthodox church is that? (ORTHODX_07) (ORTHO07)
TOTAL%
3) Greek Orthodox00
Missing4068 
TOTAL0100.0
97) 7-17. What kind of non-denominational or independent church is that? Is it a non-denominational evangelical church, an interdenominational/community church, or something else? (DENOTHER_07) (DENOTH07)
TOTAL%
0) Not further specified713.2
1) Non-denominational evangelical church1630.2
2) Interdenominational or community church2750.9
3) Interfaith or Ecumenical Protestant church23.8
4) Christian11.9
97) Other00
Missing4015 
TOTAL53100.0
98) 7-18. Thinking about your own religious faith, would you describe yourself as a traditional Catholic or a Liberal Catholic? (CATHTYPE_07) (CATHTP07)
TOTAL%
1) Traditional Catholic18640.6
2) Liberal Catholic26858.5
3) Other4.9
Missing3642 
TOTAL458100.0
99) 7-19. Do you consider yourself Orthodox, Conservative, Reform or something else? (JEWTYPE_07) (JEWTYP07)
TOTAL%
1) Orthodox Jew12.6
2) Conservative Jew1334.2
3) Reform Jew1539.5
4) Other/something else923.7
Missing4018 
TOTAL38100.0
100) 7-21. Would you call yourself a strong believer in your religion or not a very strong believer in your religion? (RELSTRNG_07) (RELSTR07)
TOTAL%
0) No religion10.6
1) Not very strong28918.3
2) Somewhat strong342.2
3) Strong124278.9
Missing2448 
TOTAL1575100.0
101) 7-23. How about your family growing up? Did both your parents have the same religious preference as each other? (RELIGFM_07) (FAMREL07)
TOTAL%
0) No48326.2
1) Yes136273.8
Missing2207 
TOTAL1845100.0
102) 7-23A. Was that religious preference the same as yours now? (PAREQREL_07) (PAREQ07)
TOTAL%
0) No36826.2
1) Yes103473.6
8) Don't know/no opinion1.1
9) No answer/refused2.1
Missing2644 
TOTAL1405100.0
103) 7-24. Was it Protestant, Catholic, another type of Christian, Jewish, some other religion, or nothing in particular? (RELIGFMQP_07) (RELIGF07)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant34333.3
2) Catholic36035
3) Another type of Christian14814.4
4) Jewish272.6
5) Some other religion737.1
6) Nothing in particular787.6
Missing3054 
TOTAL1029100.0
104) 7-25. What church or denomination was that? (DENOMFMQP_07) (DENOMF07)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist18533.3
2) Episcopalian/Anglican/Church of England91.6
3) Lutheran437.7
4) Methodist6311.4
5) Just Protestant3.5
6) Presbyterian193.4
7) Reformed2.4
8) Brethren1.2
9) Evangelical or Born Again81.4
10) Christian or just Christian468.3
12) Church (or Churches) of Christ122.2
13) United Church of Christ2.4
14) Disciples of Christ4.7
15) Congregationalist4.7
16) Church of God5.9
17) Assembly of God (or Assemblies of God)61.1
18) Holiness3.5
19) Nazarene61.1
21) Christian Missionary Alliance1.2
22) Pentecostal101.8
23) Church of God in Christ5.9
26) Non-denominational, Independent, Protestant234.1
27) Latter Day Saint/Mormon224
28) Jehovah's Witnesses1.2
29) Unitarian/Universalist2.4
30) Buddhist4.7
31) Hindu3.5
32) Muslim/Islam3.5
34) Southern Baptist Convention5.9
37) ELCA (Evangelical Lutheran Church in America)1.2
38) Lutheran Church, Missouri Synod1.2
39) Lutheran Church, Wisconsin Evangelical Synod5.9
40) United Methodist Church2.4
46) Christian Reformed Church1.2
47) Reformed Church in America, the1.2
55) Evangelical Lutheran Church in America1.2
56) Non-denominational/Independent Evangelical101.8
61) Church of the Nazarene1.2
63) Salvation Army, American Rescue workers2.4
67) Four Square Gospel (or Four Square)3.5
70) Armenian Orthodox00
71) Eastern Orthodox2.4
72) Greek Orthodox3.5
73) Russian Orthodox00
88) Non-denominational (general)00
90) Seventh Day Adventist5.9
91) Atheist/Agnostic1.2
94) Mennonite4.7
97) Other122.2
Missing3495 
TOTAL555100.0
105) 7-26. With which Baptist group was their church associated? Was it the Southern Baptist Convention, the American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A., an independent Baptist church or some other Baptist group? (BAPTFMQP_07) (BAPTFM07)
TOTAL%
0) Not further specified42.3
1) Southern Baptist Convention6939
2) American Baptist Churches in USA3218.1
3) Independent Baptist5631.6
4) Missionary Baptist52.8
5) National Baptist42.3
7) General Baptist21.1
97) Other52.8
Missing3914 
TOTAL177100.0
106) 7-27. Was this church part of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, the Missouri Synod, or some other Lutheran group? (LUTHFMQP_07) (LUTHFM07)
TOTAL%
0) Not further specified410.3
1) ELCA, Evangelical Lutheran Church in America2051.3
2) Lutheran Church, Missouri Synod923.1
3) Lutheran Church, Wisconsin Evangelical Synod or Wisconsin Synod410.3
97) Other25.1
Missing4015 
TOTAL39100.0
107) 7-28. Was their church part of the United Methodist Church, African Methodist Episcopal Church or some other Methodist group? (METHFMQP_07) (METHFM07)
TOTAL%
0) Not further specified23.3
1) United Methodist Church5490
2) African Methodist Episcopal11.7
5) Christian Methodist Episcopal/CME11.7
6) Methodist Episcopal11.7
97) Other11.7
Missing3989 
TOTAL60100.0
108) 7-29. What was it called exactly? (JSTPRTFMQP_07) (JSTPRF07)
TOTAL%
98) Don't know/no opinion266.7
99) No answer/refused133.3
Missing4067 
TOTAL3100.0
109) 7-30. Was this the Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A., Presbyterian Church in America, or some other Presbyterian group? (PRESBFMQP_07) (PRESBF07)
TOTAL%
0) Not further specified316.7
1) Presbyterian Church USA (or United Presbyterian Church)950
2) Presbyterian Church in America (or Evangelical Presbyterian)527.8
97) Other15.6
Missing4040 
TOTAL18100.0
110) 7-31. Was this the Christian Reformed Church, the Reformed church in America or some other Reformed group? (REFRMDFMQP_07) (REFRMF07)
TOTAL%
2) The Reformed Church in America1100
Missing4068 
TOTAL1100.0
111) 7-32. Was this the Church of the Brethren, the Plymouth Brethren, or something else? (BRETHRNFMQP_07) (BRETHF07)
TOTAL%
1) Church of the Brethren1100
Missing4068 
TOTAL1100.0
112) 7-33. Was that the Evangelical Free Church, Evangelical Covenant Church, or a non-denominational evangelical church or something else? (EVANGFMQP_07) (EVANGF07)
TOTAL%
2) Evangelical Free Church or Free Church228.6
5) Non-denominational/Independent Evangelical571.4
Missing4064 
TOTAL7100.0
113) 7-34. When you say 'Christian' does that mean the denomination called the 'Christian Church Disciples of Christ,' or some other Christian denomination, or do you mean to say 'They were just Christian'? (JSTXIANFMQP_07) (JSTXFM07)
TOTAL%
1) Disciples of Christ613
2) Church of Christ24.3
4) Non-denominational24.3
5) I am just a Christian3678.3
Missing4041 
TOTAL46100.0
114) 7-35. Was this the Church of Christ or the United Church of Christ? (CHRCHXFMQP_07) (CHRCHF07)
TOTAL%
1) Church of Christ969.2
2) United Church of Christ430.8
Missing4054 
TOTAL13100.0
115) 7-36. Was this the Church of God in Anderson, Indiana; the Church of God in Cleveland, Tennessee; the Church of God in Christ; or some other Church of God? (CHRCHGDFMQP_07) (CHRGDF07)
TOTAL%
0) Not further specified233.3
2) Cleveland, Tennessee233.3
4) Just Church of God116.7
97) Other116.7
Missing4064 
TOTAL6100.0
116) 7-37. What kind of Holiness church was this? Was it the Church of the Nazarene, the Wesleyan Church, the Free Methodists, or something else? (HOLINSSFMQP_07) (HOLINF07)
TOTAL%
2) Church of God (Anderson, Indiana)266.7
97) Other133.3
Missing4067 
TOTAL3100.0
117) 7-38. What kind of Pentecostal church was this? Is it Assemblies of God, Church of God, Church of God in Christ, the Four Square Gospel, or something else? (PENTECSFMQP_07) (PENTEF07)
TOTAL%
1) Assemblies of God440
2) Church of God in Christ220
7) Other Pentecostal220
8) United Pentecostal220
Missing4063 
TOTAL10100.0
118) 7-40. What kind of non-denominational or independent church was that? Was it a non-denominational evangelical church, an interdenominational/community church, an Interfaith or Ecumenical Protestant church, or something else? (DENOTHERFMQP_07) (DENOTF07)
TOTAL%
0) Not further specified28.7
1) Non-denominational evangelical church939.1
2) Interdenominational or community church1043.5
3) Interfaith or Ecumenical Protestant church28.7
Missing4046 
TOTAL23100.0
119) 7-41. Thinking of your family's religious faith, would you describe them as Traditional Catholic or Liberal Catholic? (CATHTYPEFMQP_07) (CATHFM07)
TOTAL%
1) Traditional Catholic15041.7
2) Liberal Catholic20657.2
3) Other1.3
8) Don't know/no opinion3.8
Missing3739 
TOTAL360100.0
120) 7-42. Do you consider your family to be Orthodox, Conservative, Reform or something else? (JEWTYPEFMQP_07) (JEWFM07)
TOTAL%
1) Orthodox Jew13.6
2) Conservative Jew621.4
3) Reform Jew1450
4) Other/something else621.4
9) No answer/refused13.6
Missing4029 
TOTAL28100.0
121) 7-24. What was your father's religious preference? Was it Protestant, Catholic, another type of Christian, Jewish, some other religion, or nothing in particular? (RELIGFMQN_07) (RELIGD07)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant62934.3
2) Catholic58732
3) Another type of Christian22112.1
4) Jewish402.2
5) Some other religion1236.7
6) Nothing in particular23312.7
Missing2223 
TOTAL1833100.0
122) 7-25. What church or denomination was that? (DENOMFMQN_07) (DENOMD07)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist28230.5
2) Episcopalian/Anglican/Church of England252.7
3) Lutheran849.1
4) Methodist13814.9
5) Just Protestant91
6) Presbyterian404.3
7) Reformed3.3
8) Brethren4.4
9) Evangelical or Born Again131.4
10) Christian or just Christian515.5
11) Christian Scientist2.2
12) Church (or Churches) of Christ252.7
13) United Church of Christ4.4
14) Disciples of Christ6.6
15) Congregationalist111.2
16) Church of God101.1
17) Assembly of God (or Assemblies of God)91
18) Holiness5.5
19) Nazarene6.6
21) Christian Missionary Alliance1.1
22) Pentecostal242.6
23) Church of God in Christ5.5
24) Friends/Quaker4.4
25) Orthodox00
26) Non-denominational, Independent, Protestant262.8
27) Latter Day Saint/Mormon323.5
28) Jehovah's Witnesses5.5
29) Unitarian/Universalist4.4
30) Buddhist7.8
31) Hindu3.3
32) Muslim/Islam3.3
33) Native American1.1
34) Southern Baptist Convention111.2
36) Independent Baptist00
37) ELCA (Evangelical Lutheran Church in America)1.1
38) Lutheran Church, Missouri Synod2.2
39) Lutheran Church, Wisconsin Evangelical Synod8.9
40) United Methodist Church2.2
42) African Methodist Episcopal Zion1.1
43) Free Methodist (or Free Methodist Church)00
46) Christian Reformed Church1.1
47) Reformed Church in America, the1.1
55) Evangelical Lutheran Church in America2.2
56) Non-denominational/Independent Evangelical111.2
61) Church of the Nazarene1.1
63) Salvation Army, American Rescue workers2.2
67) Four Square Gospel (or Four Square)3.3
70) Armenian Orthodox00
71) Eastern Orthodox2.2
72) Greek Orthodox5.5
73) Russian Orthodox2.2
88) Non-denominational (general)1.1
90) Seventh Day Adventist91
91) Atheist/Agnostic3.3
94) Mennonite5.5
97) Other91
Missing3066 
TOTAL924100.0
123) 7-26. With which Baptist group was this church associated? Was it the Southern Baptist Convention, the American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A., an independent Baptist church or some other Baptist group? (BAPTFMQN_07) (BAPTD07)
TOTAL%
0) Not further specified114.3
1) Southern Baptist Convention10541.2
2) American Baptist Churches in USA5120
3) Independent Baptist6826.7
4) Missionary Baptist72.7
5) National Baptist41.6
7) General Baptist2.8
8) Free Will Baptist00
9) Primitive Baptist1.4
97) Other62.4
Missing3825 
TOTAL255100.0
124) 7-27. Was this church part of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, the Missouri Synod, or some other Lutheran group? (LUTHFMQN_07) (LUTHD07)
TOTAL%
0) Not further specified1927.1
1) ELCA, Evangelical Lutheran Church in America2840
2) Lutheran Church, Missouri Synod1724.3
3) Lutheran Church, Wisconsin Evangelical Synod or Wisconsin Synod45.7
97) Other22.9
Missing3978 
TOTAL70100.0
125) 7-28. Was this church part of the United Methodist Church, African Methodist Episcopal Church, or some other Methodist group? (METHFMQN_07) (METHD07)
TOTAL%
0) Not further specified86.7
1) United Methodist Church10285
2) African Methodist Episcopal54.2
3) African Methodist Episcopal Zion1.8
5) Christian Methodist Episcopal/CME1.8
6) Methodist Episcopal1.8
97) Other21.7
Missing3909 
TOTAL120100.0
126) 7-29. What was it called exactly? (JSTPRTFMQN_07) (JSTPRD07)
TOTAL%
98) Don't know/no opinion360
99) No answer/refused240
Missing4065 
TOTAL5100.0
127) 7-30. Was this the Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A., Presbyterian Church in America, or some other Presbyterian group? (PRESBFMQN_07) (PRESBD07)
TOTAL%
0) Not further specified39.1
1) Presbyterian Church USA (or United Presbyterian Church)2472.7
2) Presbyterian Church in America (or Evangelical Presbyterian)515.2
97) Other13
Missing4015 
TOTAL33100.0
128) 7-31. Was this the Christian Reformed Church, the Reformed Church in America or some other Reformed group? (REFORMDFMQN_07) (REFORD07)
TOTAL%
1) Christian Reformed Church150
2) The Reformed Church in America150
97) Other00
Missing4065 
TOTAL2100.0
129) 7-32. Was this the Church of the Brethren, the Plymouth Brethren, or something else? (BRETHRNFMQN_07) (BRETHD07)
TOTAL%
1) Church of the Brethren375
4) The Brethren Church125
Missing4066 
TOTAL4100.0
130) 7-33. Was that the Evangelical Free Church, Evangelical Covenant Church, or a non-denominational evangelical church or something else? (EVANGFMQN_07) (EVANGD07)
TOTAL%
1) Born-Again, Bible, Gospel, Missionary18.3
2) Evangelical Free Church or Free Church216.7
3) Evangelical Covenant Church216.7
5) Non-denominational/Independent Evangelical758.3
Missing4059 
TOTAL12100.0
131) 7-34. When you say 'Christian' does that mean the denomination called the 'Christian Church Disciples of Christ,' or some other Christian denomination, or do you mean to say 'They were just Christian'? (JSTXIANFMQN_07) (JSTXD07)
TOTAL%
1) Disciples of Christ611.8
2) Church of Christ23.9
4) Non-denominational23.9
5) I am just a Christian4180.4
Missing4037 
TOTAL51100.0
132) 7-35. Was this the Church of Christ or the United Church of Christ? (CHRCHXFMQN_07) (CHRCHD07)
TOTAL%
1) Church of Christ2184
2) United Church of Christ416
8) Don't know/no opinion00
Missing4039 
TOTAL25100.0
133) 7-36. Was this the Church of God in Anderson, Indiana; the Church of God in Cleveland, Tennessee; the Church of God in Christ; or some other Church of God? (CHRCHGDFMQN_07) (CHRGDD07)
TOTAL%
0) Not further specified337.5
1) Anderson, Indiana112.5
2) Cleveland, Tennessee225
97) Other225
Missing4060 
TOTAL8100.0
134) 7-37. What kind of Holiness church was this? Was it the Church of the Nazarene, the Wesleyan Church, the Free Methodists, or something else? (HOLINSSFMQN_07) (HOLIND07)
TOTAL%
2) Church of God (Anderson, Indiana)240
97) Other360
Missing4066 
TOTAL5100.0
135) 7-38. What kind of Pentecostal church was this? Is it Assemblies of God, Church of God in Christ, the Four Square Gospel, or something else? (PENTECSFMQN_07) (PENTED07)
TOTAL%
1) Assemblies of God1155
2) Church of God in Christ315
5) Pentecostal Church of God15
6) Pentecostal Holiness Church15
7) Other Pentecostal210
8) United Pentecostal210
Missing4053 
TOTAL20100.0
136) 7-39. What kind of Orthodox Church was that? (ORTHODXFMQN_07) (ORTHOD07)
TOTAL%
3) Greek Orthodox00
Missing4068 
TOTAL0100.0
137) 7-40. What kind of non-denominational or independent church was that? Was it a non-denominational evangelical church, an interdenominational/community church, an Interfaith or Ecumenical Protestant church, or something else? (DENOTHERFMQN_07) (DENOTD07)
TOTAL%
0) Not further specified623.1
1) Non-denominational evangelical church1038.5
2) Interdenominational or community church830.8
3) Interfaith or Ecumenical Protestant church27.7
Missing4043 
TOTAL26100.0
138) 7-41. Thinking about your father's religious faith, would you describe him as a Traditional Catholic or Liberal Catholic? (CATHTYPEFMQN_07) (CATHD07)
TOTAL%
1) Traditional Catholic26745.4
2) Liberal Catholic28949.1
3) Other101.7
8) Don't know/no opinion162.7
9) No answer/refused61
Missing3528 
TOTAL588100.0
139) 7-42. Do you consider your father to be Orthodox, Conservative, Reform or something else? (JEWTYPEFMQN_07) (JEWD07)
TOTAL%
1) Orthodox Jew24.9
2) Conservative Jew1024.4
3) Reform Jew1639
4) Other/something else1229.3
9) No answer/refused12.4
Missing4009 
TOTAL41100.0
140) 7-42A. What was your mother's religious preference? Was it Protestant, Catholic, another type of Christian, Jewish, some other religion, or nothing in particular? (RELIGFMQX_07) (RELIGM07)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant18338.4
2) Catholic14330
3) Another type of Christian5812.2
4) Jewish112.3
5) Some other religion306.3
6) Nothing in particular5210.9
Missing3608 
TOTAL477100.0
141) 7-42B. What church or denomination was that? (DENOMFMQX_07) (DENOMM07)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist7229.3
2) Episcopalian/Anglican/Church of England124.9
3) Lutheran208.1
4) Methodist4819.5
5) Just Protestant1.4
6) Presbyterian124.9
9) Evangelical or Born Again1.4
10) Christian or just Christian41.6
11) Christian Scientist1.4
12) Church (or Churches) of Christ52
13) United Church of Christ1.4
15) Congregationalist2.8
16) Church of God31.2
17) Assembly of God (or Assemblies of God)62.4
18) Holiness41.6
22) Pentecostal156.1
24) Friends/Quaker31.2
26) Non-denominational, Independent, Protestant1.4
27) Latter Day Saint/Mormon72.8
28) Jehovah's Witnesses72.8
29) Unitarian/Universalist1.4
30) Buddhist31.2
32) Muslim/Islam2.8
34) Southern Baptist Convention31.2
39) Lutheran Church, Wisconsin Evangelical Synod2.8
40) United Methodist Church41.6
71) Eastern Orthodox2.8
72) Greek Orthodox1.4
90) Seventh Day Adventist31.2
Missing3811 
TOTAL246100.0
142) 7-42C. With which Baptist group was this church associated? Was it the Southern Baptist Convention, the American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A., an independent Baptist church or some other Baptist group? (BAPTFMQX_07) (BAPTM07)
TOTAL%
0) Not further specified11.5
1) Southern Baptist Convention2843.1
2) American Baptist Churches in USA1624.6
3) Independent Baptist1624.6
4) Missionary Baptist11.5
9) Primitive Baptist11.5
97) Other23.1
Missing4011 
TOTAL65100.0
143) 7-42D. Was this church part of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, the Missouri Synod, or some other Lutheran group? (LUTHFMQX_07) (LUTHM07)
TOTAL%
0) Not further specified531.3
1) ELCA, Evangelical Lutheran Church in America743.8
2) Lutheran Church, Missouri Synod425
Missing4050 
TOTAL16100.0
144) 7-42E. Was her church part of the United Methodist Church, African Methodist Episcopal Church, or some other Methodist group? (METHFMQX_07) (METHM07)
TOTAL%
0) Not further specified12.3
1) United Methodist Church3479.1
2) African Methodist Episcopal12.3
4) Free Methodist511.6
97) Other24.7
Missing4023 
TOTAL43100.0
145) 7-42F. What was it called exactly? (JSTPRTFMQX_07) (JSTPRM07)
TOTAL%
98) Don't know/no opinion1100
Missing4067 
TOTAL1100.0
146) 7-42G. Was this the Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A., Presbyterian Church in America, or some other Presbyterian group? (PRESBFMQX_07) (PRESBM07)
TOTAL%
1) Presbyterian Church USA (or United Presbyterian Church)990
2) Presbyterian Church in America (or Evangelical Presbyterian)110
97) Other00
Missing4053 
TOTAL10100.0
147) 7-42J. Was that the Evangelical Free Church, Evangelical Covenant Church, or a non-denominational evangelical church or something else? (EVANGFMQX_07) (EVANGM07)
TOTAL%
5) Non-denominational/Independent Evangelical1100
Missing4068 
TOTAL1100.0
148) 7-42K. When you say 'Christian' does that mean the denomination called the 'Christian Church Disciples of Christ,' or some other Christian denomination, or do you mean to say 'She was just Christian'? (JSTXIANFMQX_07) (JSTXM07)
TOTAL%
5) I am just a Christian266.7
97) Other133.3
Missing4065 
TOTAL3100.0
149) 7-42L. Was this the Church of Christ or the United Church of Christ? (CHRCHXFMQX_07) (CHRCHM07)
TOTAL%
1) Church of Christ5100
Missing4064 
TOTAL5100.0
150) 7-42M. Was this the Church of God in Anderson, Indiana; the Church of God in Cleveland, Tennessee; the Church of God in Christ; or some other Church of God? (CHRCHGDFMQX_07) (CHRGDM07)
TOTAL%
1) Anderson, Indiana00
3) Church of God in Christ133.3
97) Other266.7
Missing4065 
TOTAL3100.0
151) 7-42N. What kind of Holiness church was this? Was it the Church of the Nazarene, the Wesleyan Church, the Free Methodists, or something else? (HOLINSSFMQX_07) (HOLINM07)
TOTAL%
7) Other Holiness250
97) Other250
Missing4066 
TOTAL4100.0
152) 7-42O. What kind of Pentecostal church was this? Is it Assemblies of God, Church of God in Christ, the Four Square Gospel, or something else? (PENTECSFMQX_07) (PENTEM07)
TOTAL%
1) Assemblies of God425
2) Church of God in Christ531.3
3) Church of God (Cleveland TN)212.5
4) Four Square Gospel (or Four Square)16.3
6) Pentecostal Holiness Church212.5
7) Other Pentecostal16.3
9) Non-denominational/Independent16.3
Missing4058 
TOTAL16100.0
153) 7-42Q. What kind of non-denominational or independent church was that? Was it a non-denominational evangelical church, an interdenominational/community church, an Interfaith or Ecumenical Protestant church, or something else? (DENOTHERFMQX_07) (DENOTM07)
TOTAL%
0) Not further specified1100
97) Other00
Missing4067 
TOTAL1100.0
154) 7-42R. Thinking about your mother's religious faith, would you describe her as a Traditional Catholic or Liberal Catholic? (CATHTYPEFMQX_07) (CATHM07)
TOTAL%
1) Traditional Catholic8861.5
2) Liberal Catholic4028
8) Don't know/no opinion1.7
9) No answer/refused149.8
Missing3935 
TOTAL143100.0
155) 7-42S. Do you consider your mother to be Orthodox, Conservative, Reform or something else? (JEWTYPEFMQX_07) (JEWM07)
TOTAL%
2) Conservative Jew440
3) Reform Jew110
4) Other/something else550
9) No answer/refused00
Missing4062 
TOTAL10100.0
156) 7-43X. Many people have the same religion as their parents and some do not. Would you please tell me why you happen to not have the same religion as your parents? Church makes up their own (manmade) laws/don't believe in their rules/traditions (Q743X_01_07) (Q43X0107)
TOTAL%
0) Reason not mentioned190199.3
1) Reason mentioned14.7
TOTAL1915100.0
157) 7-43X. Many people have the same religion as their parents and some do not. Would you please tell me why you happen to not have the same religion as your parents? Felt they were too hypocritical/contradict themselves (Q743X_02_07) (Q43X0207)
TOTAL%
0) Reason not mentioned190299.3
1) Reason mentioned13.7
TOTAL1915100.0
158) 7-43X. Many people have the same religion as their parents and some do not. Would you please tell me why you happen to not have the same religion as your parents? Church has gotten too political (Q743X_03_07) (Q43X0307)
TOTAL%
0) Reason not mentioned191399.9
1) Reason mentioned2.1
TOTAL1915100.0
159) 7-43X. Many people have the same religion as their parents and some do not. Would you please tell me why you happen to not have the same religion as your parents? Bad experiences with church growing up (Q743X_04_07) (Q43X0407)
TOTAL%
0) Reason not mentioned190899.6
1) Reason mentioned7.4
TOTAL1915100.0
160) 7-43X. Many people have the same religion as their parents and some do not. Would you please tell me why you happen to not have the same religion as your parents? Churches are too much based on money/too much about business (Q743X_05_07) (Q43X0507)
TOTAL%
0) Reason not mentioned191199.8
1) Reason mentioned4.2
TOTAL1915100.0
161) 7-43X. Many people have the same religion as their parents and some do not. Would you please tell me why you happen to not have the same religion as your parents? Don't like/believe in organized religion (Q743X_06_07) (Q43X0607)
TOTAL%
0) Reason not mentioned189799.1
1) Reason mentioned18.9
TOTAL1915100.0
162) 7-43X. Many people have the same religion as their parents and some do not. Would you please tell me why you happen to not have the same religion as your parents? Don't believe in religion at all anymore/am an atheist (Q743X_07_07) (Q43X0707)
TOTAL%
0) Reason not mentioned190599.5
1) Reason mentioned10.5
TOTAL1915100.0
163) 7-43X. Many people have the same religion as their parents and some do not. Would you please tell me why you happen to not have the same religion as your parents? Church was too close-minded/judgmental (Q743X_08_07) (Q43X0807)
TOTAL%
0) Reason not mentioned191399.9
1) Reason mentioned2.1
TOTAL1915100.0
164) 7-43X. Many people have the same religion as their parents and some do not. Would you please tell me why you happen to not have the same religion as your parents? Church scandals (Q743X_09_07) (Q43X0907)
TOTAL%
0) Reason not mentioned191399.9
1) Reason mentioned2.1
TOTAL1915100.0
165) 7-43X. Many people have the same religion as their parents and some do not. Would you please tell me why you happen to not have the same religion as your parents? Don't like the direction the church has gone in/church has changed (Q743X_10_07) (Q43X1007)
TOTAL%
0) Reason not mentioned191399.9
1) Reason mentioned2.1
TOTAL1915100.0
166) 7-43X. Many people have the same religion as their parents and some do not. Would you please tell me why you happen to not have the same religion as your parents? Church is sexist/demeaning to women (Q743X_11_07) (Q43X1107)
TOTAL%
0) Reason not mentioned191299.8
1) Reason mentioned3.2
TOTAL1915100.0
167) 7-43X. Many people have the same religion as their parents and some do not. Would you please tell me why you happen to not have the same religion as your parents? Other mentions of dissatisfaction (Q743X_12_07) (Q43X1207)
TOTAL%
0) Reason not mentioned190899.6
1) Reason mentioned7.4
TOTAL1915100.0
168) 7-43X. Many people have the same religion as their parents and some do not. Would you please tell me why you happen to not have the same religion as your parents? Have different views/beliefs/don't believe in some/any aspects of their religion (Q743X_13_07) (Q43X1307)
TOTAL%
0) Reason not mentioned181594.8
1) Reason mentioned1005.2
TOTAL1915100.0
169) 7-43X. Many people have the same religion as their parents and some do not. Would you please tell me why you happen to not have the same religion as your parents? Not very religious growing up/parents were not very religious and I am (Q743X_14_07) (Q43X1407)
TOTAL%
0) Reason not mentioned190099.2
1) Reason mentioned15.8
TOTAL1915100.0
170) 7-43X. Many people have the same religion as their parents and some do not. Would you please tell me why you happen to not have the same religion as your parents? Parents were more religious than I am/grew up in strictly religious atmosphere (Q743X_15_07) (Q43X1507)
TOTAL%
0) Reason not mentioned190999.7
1) Reason mentioned6.3
TOTAL1915100.0
171) 7-43X. Many people have the same religion as their parents and some do not. Would you please tell me why you happen to not have the same religion as your parents? They are too liberal/I'm more conservative (Q743X_16_07) (Q43X1607)
TOTAL%
0) Reason not mentioned191399.9
1) Reason mentioned2.1
TOTAL1915100.0
172) 7-43X. Many people have the same religion as their parents and some do not. Would you please tell me why you happen to not have the same religion as your parents? I am more liberal/contemporary/their religion is too traditional/strict (Q743X_17_07) (Q43X1707)
TOTAL%
0) Reason not mentioned190199.3
1) Reason mentioned14.7
TOTAL1915100.0
173) 7-43X. Many people have the same religion as their parents and some do not. Would you please tell me why you happen to not have the same religion as your parents? Believe in birth control (Q743X_18_07) (Q43X1807)
TOTAL%
0) Reason not mentioned191399.9
1) Reason mentioned2.1
TOTAL1915100.0
174) 7-43X. Many people have the same religion as their parents and some do not. Would you please tell me why you happen to not have the same religion as your parents? Am pro-choice (Q743X_19_07) (Q43X1907)
TOTAL%
0) Reason not mentioned191399.9
1) Reason mentioned2.1
TOTAL1915100.0
175) 7-43X. Many people have the same religion as their parents and some do not. Would you please tell me why you happen to not have the same religion as your parents? Other different beliefs/views (Q743X_20_07) (Q43X2007)
TOTAL%
0) Reason not mentioned190799.6
1) Reason mentioned8.4
TOTAL1915100.0
176) 7-43X. Many people have the same religion as their parents and some do not. Would you please tell me why you happen to not have the same religion as your parents? Grew up with my grandparents/grandparents took me to church (Q743X_21_07) (Q43X2107)
TOTAL%
0) Reason not mentioned191299.8
1) Reason mentioned3.2
TOTAL1915100.0
177) 7-43X. Many people have the same religion as their parents and some do not. Would you please tell me why you happen to not have the same religion as your parents? Married someone of a different religion (Q743X_22_07) (Q43X2207)
TOTAL%
0) Reason not mentioned187998.1
1) Reason mentioned361.9
TOTAL1915100.0
178) 7-43X. Many people have the same religion as their parents and some do not. Would you please tell me why you happen to not have the same religion as your parents? Divorced and church didn't approve/wouldn't let me remarry (Q743X_23_07) (Q43X2307)
TOTAL%
0) Reason not mentioned191499.9
1) Reason mentioned1.1
TOTAL1915100.0
179) 7-43X. Many people have the same religion as their parents and some do not. Would you please tell me why you happen to not have the same religion as your parents? Went to church with friends/neighbors and stayed with it (Q743X_24_07) (Q43X2407)
TOTAL%
0) Reason not mentioned191099.7
1) Reason mentioned5.3
TOTAL1915100.0
180) 7-43X. Many people have the same religion as their parents and some do not. Would you please tell me why you happen to not have the same religion as your parents? Was invited to sing in the choir (Q743X_25_07) (Q43X2507)
TOTAL%
0) Reason not mentioned191499.9
1) Reason mentioned1.1
TOTAL1915100.0
181) 7-43X. Many people have the same religion as their parents and some do not. Would you please tell me why you happen to not have the same religion as your parents? Moved and ended up in another church (Q743X_26_07) (Q43X2607)
TOTAL%
0) Reason not mentioned190999.7
1) Reason mentioned6.3
TOTAL1915100.0
182) 7-43X. Many people have the same religion as their parents and some do not. Would you please tell me why you happen to not have the same religion as your parents? Exposed to new ideas/new people in college (Q743X_27_07) (Q43X2707)
TOTAL%
0) Reason not mentioned191499.9
1) Reason mentioned2.1
TOTAL1916100.0
183) 7-43X. Many people have the same religion as their parents and some do not. Would you please tell me why you happen to not have the same religion as your parents? Go to a church closer to our home (Q743X_28_07) (Q43X2807)
TOTAL%
0) Reason not mentioned190899.6
1) Reason mentioned7.4
TOTAL1915100.0
184) 7-43X. Many people have the same religion as their parents and some do not. Would you please tell me why you happen to not have the same religion as your parents? Life experiences/changes through the years (Q743X_29_07) (Q43X2907)
TOTAL%
0) Reason not mentioned189599
1) Reason mentioned201
TOTAL1915100.0
185) 7-43X. Many people have the same religion as their parents and some do not. Would you please tell me why you happen to not have the same religion as your parents? Other life circumstances (Q743X_30_07) (Q43X3007)
TOTAL%
0) Reason not mentioned190499.4
1) Reason mentioned11.6
TOTAL1915100.0
186) 7-43X. Many people have the same religion as their parents and some do not. Would you please tell me why you happen to not have the same religion as your parents? Same religion/beliefs just go to a different church (Q743X_31_07) (Q43X3107)
TOTAL%
0) Reason not mentioned191099.7
1) Reason mentioned5.3
TOTAL1915100.0
187) 7-43X. Many people have the same religion as their parents and some do not. Would you please tell me why you happen to not have the same religion as your parents? Became more aware/learned/studied more about religion/different religions/beliefs (Q743X_32_07) (Q43X3207)
TOTAL%
0) Reason not mentioned188698.5
1) Reason mentioned291.5
TOTAL1915100.0
188) 7-43X. Many people have the same religion as their parents and some do not. Would you please tell me why you happen to not have the same religion as your parents? Personal choice/I think independently/make my own decisions (Q743X_33_07) (Q43X3307)
TOTAL%
0) Reason not mentioned189599
1) Reason mentioned201
TOTAL1915100.0
189) 7-43X. Many people have the same religion as their parents and some do not. Would you please tell me why you happen to not have the same religion as your parents? Other (Q743X_34_07) (Q43X3407)
TOTAL%
0) Reason not mentioned190499.4
1) Reason mentioned11.6
TOTAL1915100.0
190) 7-43X. Many people have the same religion as their parents and some do not. Would you please tell me why you happen to not have the same religion as your parents? Don't know (Q743X_35_07) (Q43X3507)
TOTAL%
0) Reason not mentioned190699.5
1) Reason mentioned9.5
TOTAL1915100.0
191) 7-43X. Many people have the same religion as their parents and some do not. Would you please tell me why you happen to not have the same religion as your parents? Refused (Q743X_36_07) (Q43X3607)
TOTAL%
0) Reason not mentioned190899.6
1) Reason mentioned7.4
TOTAL1915100.0
192) 7-43. When you were growing up, did you have the same religious preference as you do now or a different religious preference? (RELIGYTH_07) (RELIGY07)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, same134270.4
2) No, different56529.6
Missing2164 
TOTAL1907100.0
193) 7-44. What was your religious preference growing up? Was it Protestant, Catholic, another type of Christian, Jewish, some other religion, or nothing in particular? (RELIGYTH2_07) (RELGY207)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant64433.9
2) Catholic59931.6
3) Another type of Christian25913.7
4) Jewish361.9
5) Some other religion1176.2
6) Nothing in particular24212.8
Missing2174 
TOTAL1897100.0
194) 7-45. What church or denomination was that? (DENOMYTH_07) (DENOMY07)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist30530.4
2) Episcopalian/Anglican/Church of England242.4
3) Lutheran777.7
4) Methodist14014
5) Just Protestant5.5
6) Presbyterian444.4
7) Reformed3.3
8) Brethren (or Brethren Church)2.2
9) Evangelical or Born Again181.8
10) Christian (or just Christian)636.3
11) Christian Scientist2.2
12) Church (or Churches) of Christ313.1
13) United Church of Christ6.6
14) Disciples of Christ6.6
15) Congregationalist9.9
16) Church of God121.2
17) Assembly (or Assemblies) of God101
18) Holiness3.3
19) Nazarene8.8
20) Wesleyan (or Wesleyan Church)1.1
21) Christian Missionary Alliance1.1
22) Pentecostal282.8
23) Church of God in Christ9.9
24) Friends/Quaker2.2
26) Non-denominational/Independent333.3
27) Latter-day Saint/Mormon333.3
28) Jehovah's Witnesses141.4
29) Unitarian Universalist3.3
30) Buddhist4.4
31) Hindu3.3
32) Muslim/Islam5.5
34) Southern Baptist Convention101
36) Independent Baptist1.1
37) Evangelical Lutheran Church in America1.1
38) Lutheran Church, Missouri Synod3.3
39) Lutheran Church, Wisconsin Evangelical6.6
40) United Methodist Church8.8
43) Free Methodist00
44) United Presbyterian Church1.1
46) Christian Reformed Church2.2
47) The Reformed Church in America1.1
55) Evangelical Lutheran Church in America2.2
56) Non-denominational/Independent Evangelical9.9
61) Church of the Nazarene1.1
63) Salvation Army, American Rescue Workers3.3
67) Four Square Gospel (or Four Square)2.2
70) Armenian Orthodox00
71) Eastern Orthodox4.4
72) Greek Orthodox5.5
73) Russian Orthodox2.2
88) Non-denominational (general)5.5
90) Seventh-day Adventist101
91) Atheist/Agnostic6.6
92) Pagan3.3
94) Mennonite4.4
97) Other101
Missing2987 
TOTAL1003100.0
195) 7-46. With which Baptist group was your church associated? Was it the Southern Baptist Convention, the American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A., an independent Baptist church or some other Baptist group? (BAPTYTH_07) (BAPTY07)
TOTAL%
0) Not further specified103.5
1) Southern Baptist Convention12142.9
2) American Baptist Churches in USA5820.6
3) Independent Baptist7325.9
4) Missionary Baptist72.5
5) National Baptist41.4
6) First Baptist00
7) General Baptist31.1
97) Other62.1
Missing3800 
TOTAL282100.0
196) 7-47. Was this church part of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, the Missouri Synod, or some other Lutheran group? (LUTHYTH_07) (LUTHY07)
TOTAL%
0) Not further specified811.8
1) ELCA, Evangelical Lutheran Church in America3145.6
2) Lutheran Church, Missouri Synod2232.4
3) Lutheran Church, Wisconsin Evangelical Synod or Wisconsin Synod45.9
97) Other34.4
Missing3976 
TOTAL68100.0
197) 7-48. Was your church part of the United Methodist Church, African Methodist Episcopal Church, or some other Methodist group? (METHYTH_07) (METHY07)
TOTAL%
0) Not further specified53.7
1) United Methodist Church12491.2
2) African Methodist Episcopal42.9
3) African Methodist Episcopal Zion1.7
4) Free Methodist00
6) Methodist Episcopal1.7
97) Other1.7
Missing3886 
TOTAL136100.0
198) 7-49. What was it called exactly? (JSTPRTYTH_07) (JSTPRY07)
TOTAL%
97) Other00
98) Don't know/no opinion250
99) No answer/refused250
Missing4065 
TOTAL4100.0
199) 7-50. Was this the Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A., Presbyterian Church in America, or some other Presbyterian group? (PRESBYTH_07) (PRESBY07)
TOTAL%
0) Not further specified37.3
1) Presbyterian Church USA (or United Presbyterian Church)2765.9
2) Presbyterian Church in America (or 'Evangelical Presbyterian')1024.4
97) Other12.4
Missing4005 
TOTAL41100.0
200) 7-51. Was this the Christian Reformed Church, the Reformed Church in America or some other Reformed group? (REFRMDYTH_07) (REFRMY07)
TOTAL%
2) The Reformed Church in America1100
97) Other00
Missing4066 
TOTAL1100.0
201) 7-52. Was this the Church of the Brethren, the Plymouth Brethren, or something else? (BRETHRNYTH_07) (BRETHY07)
TOTAL%
1) Church of the Brethren150
4) The Brethren Church150
Missing4067 
TOTAL2100.0
202) 7-53. Was that the Evangelical Free Church, Evangelical Covenant Church, or a non-denominational evangelical church or something else? (EVANGYTH_07) (EVANGY07)
TOTAL%
1) Born-Again, Bible, Gospel, Missionary211.8
2) Evangelical Free Church or Free Church317.6
3) Evangelical Covenant Church211.8
5) Non-denominational/Independent Evangelical1058.8
Missing4057 
TOTAL17100.0
203) 7-54. When you say 'Christian' does that mean the denomination called the 'Christian Church Disciples of Christ,' or some other Christian denomination, or do you mean to say 'They were just Christian'? (JSTXIANYTH_07) (JSTXY07)
TOTAL%
1) Disciples of Christ812.7
2) Church of Christ23.2
4) Non-denominational34.8
5) They were just a Christian5079.4
97) Other00
Missing4026 
TOTAL63100.0
204) 7-55. Was this the Church of Christ or the United Church of Christ? (CHRCHXYTH_07) (CHRCHY07)
TOTAL%
1) Church of Christ2376.7
2) United Church of Christ723.3
8) Don't know/no opinion00
Missing4039 
TOTAL30100.0
205) 7-56. Was this the Church of God in Anderson, Indiana; the Church of God in Cleveland, Tennessee; the Church of God in Christ; or some other Church of God? (CHRCHGDYTH_07) (CHRGDY07)
TOTAL%
0) Not further specified436.4
1) Anderson, Indiana00
2) Cleveland, Tennessee545.5
4) Just Church of God19.1
97) Other19.1
Missing4059 
TOTAL11100.0
206) 7-57. What kind of Holiness church was this? Was it the Church of the Nazarene, the Wesleyan Church, the Free Methodists, or something else? (HOLINSSYTH_07) (HOLINY07)
TOTAL%
0) Not further specified125
2) Church of God (Anderson, Indiana)250
7) Other Holiness125
Missing4066 
TOTAL4100.0
207) 7-58. What kind of Pentecostal church was this? Is it Assemblies of God, Church of God in Christ, the Four Square Gospel, or something else? (PENTECSYTH_07) (PENTEY07)
TOTAL%
0) Not further specified13.7
1) Assemblies of God933.3
2) Church of God in Christ27.4
3) Church of God (Cleveland, TN)27.4
4) Four Square Gospel (or Four Square)27.4
5) Pentecostal Church of God13.7
6) Pentecostal Holiness Church311.1
7) Other Pentecostal27.4
8) United Pentecostal27.4
9) Non-denominational/Independent311.1
Missing4046 
TOTAL27100.0
208) 7-60. What kind of non-denominational or independent church was that? Was it a non-denominational evangelical church, an interdenominational/community church, an Interfaith or Ecumenical Protestant church, or something else? (DENOTHERYTH_07) (DENOTY07)
TOTAL%
0) Not further specified516.1
1) Non-denominational evangelical church929
2) Interdenominational or community church1548.4
3) Interfaith or Ecumenical Protestant13.2
4) Christian13.2
97) Other00
Missing4038 
TOTAL31100.0
209) 7-61. Thinking about your own religious faith, would you describe yourself as having been a Traditional Catholic or a Liberal Catholic? (CATHTYPEYTH_07) (CATHY07)
TOTAL%
1) Traditional Catholic27145.2
2) Liberal Catholic31552.6
3) Other4.7
8) Don't know/no opinion91.5
Missing3511 
TOTAL599100.0
210) 7-62. Did you consider yourself Orthodox, Conservative, Reform or something else? (JEWTYPEYTH_07) (JEWY07)
TOTAL%
1) Orthodox Jew12.9
2) Conservative Jew1132.4
3) Reform Jew1647.1
4) Other/something else617.6
Missing4021 
TOTAL34100.0
211) 7-64. Talking about nowadays, how often do you attend religious services? (RELATEND_07) (RELATT07)
TOTAL%
1) Several times a week21211.1
2) Every week49025.6
3) Nearly every week794.1
4) 2-3 times a month19110
5) About once a month1367.1
6) Several times a year19210
7) About once or twice a year20810.9
8) Less than once a year723.8
9) Never33517.5
TOTAL1915100.0
212) 7-65. Is that more, less or about the same as five years ago? (RELAT5YR_07) (RELAT507)
TOTAL%
0) Less42522.2
1) About the same114659.9
2) More34317.9
TOTAL1914100.0
213) 8-1. Are you currently married, separated, divorced, widowed, or have you never married? (MARITAL_07) (MARIT07)
TOTAL%
0) Never married46124.1
1) Widowed1347
2) Divorced22111.6
3) Separated452.4
4) Married105255
Missing2156 
TOTAL1913100.0
214) 8-2. Are you currently living with a partner? (PARTNER_07) (PARTN07)
TOTAL%
0) No68179
1) Yes18121
Missing3290 
TOTAL862100.0
215) 9-8. How important is it to you that your children marry someone of your own faith? (WEDINREL_07) (WEDREL07)
TOTAL%
0) Not important at all45731.7
1) Not very important33623.3
2) Somewhat important34123.7
3) Very important30621.3
Missing2558 
TOTAL1440100.0
216) 9-9. Thinking about your extended family, how many of them have the same religious affiliation as you? (REL_FAM_07) (RELFAM07)
TOTAL%
0) None the same30416.1
1) Some50926.9
2) Most61832.7
3) All the same46124.4
Missing2176 
TOTAL1892100.0
217) 9-11. Thinking about your neighbors, how many of them have the same religious affiliation as you? (REL_NEI_07) (RELNEI07)
TOTAL%
0) None the same48429.2
1) Some78647.3
2) Most32419.5
3) All the same664
Missing2414 
TOTAL1660100.0
218) 9-10. Thinking about your 5 closest friends, how many of them have the same religious affiliation as you, 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, or 5? (REL_5FRD_07) (REL5FR07)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL2.771.67
219) 10-1. Is there a particular place of worship where you usually attend religious services or not? (REGCHRH_07) (REGCHR07)
TOTAL%
0) No33121.9
1) Yes117778.1
Missing2506 
TOTAL1508100.0
220) 10-1A. Is this the same place of worship or different place of worship than the one you were usually attending when we talked with you last summer? (REGCHRCHG_07) (SAMECH07)
TOTAL%
1) Same105890.4
2) Different1139.6
Missing2788 
TOTAL1171100.0
221) 10-7. How satisfied generally are you with this congregation--are you very satisfied, moderately satisfied, slightly satisfied, or not at all satisfied? (CNGSAT_07) (CNGSAT07)
TOTAL%
0) Not at all satisfied161.2
1) Slightly satisfied916.6
2) Moderately satisfied53038.6
3) Very satisfied73553.6
Missing2633 
TOTAL1372100.0
222) 10-10. Approximately how many people typically attend weekly worship at this congregation? (CNGSIZE_07) (CNGSIZ07)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL506.311503.43
223) 10-11. What proportion of this congregation are of the same race or ethnicity as you--all, or almost all, about three quarters, about a half, about a quarter or less? (CNGRACE_07) (CNGRAC07)
TOTAL%
0) About a quarter or less14910.9
1) About a half14810.8
2) About three-quarters32223.5
3) All or almost all75254.9
Missing2634 
TOTAL1371100.0
224) 10-12. What proportion of this congregation are of the same general political outlook as you--all, or almost all, about three quarters, about a half, about a quarter or less? (CNGPOL_07) (CNGPOL07)
TOTAL%
0) About a quarter or less21217.9
1) About a half49942.2
2) About three-quarters20817.6
3) All or almost all26422.3
Missing2876 
TOTAL1183100.0
225) 10-13. How many close friends do you have in this congregation? Do you have no close friends, 1 to 2, 3 to 5, 6 to 10 or more than 10 at this congregation? (CNGFRDS_07) (CNGFRD07)
TOTAL%
1) 026719.4
2) 1 to 236626.6
3) 3 to 534725.2
4) 6 to 1015511.3
5) More than 1024017.5
Missing2631 
TOTAL1375100.0
226) 10-14. Does this congregation ever sponsor voter registration or distribute voter guides? (CNGVOTE_07) (CNGVOT07)
TOTAL%
0) No90270.4
1) Yes37929.6
Missing2718 
TOTAL1281100.0
227) 10-17. How often, if at all, are social or political issues discussed from the pulpit in this congregation--several times a month, once every month or two, a few times a year or less often, or never? (CNGPOLPUL_07) (CNGPUL07)
TOTAL%
0) Never41530.7
1) A few times a year or less often1319.7
2) Once every month or two19814.6
3) Several times a month60845
Missing2652 
TOTAL1352100.0
228) 11-1a. We'd like to ask about various ways in which some people practice religion, whether or not they belong to a particular congregation. The first item is prayer outside of religious services. Do you do this several times a day, roughly once a day, a few times a week, roughly once a week, occasionally, or never? (PRAY_07) (PRAY07)
TOTAL%
1) Never25913.5
2) Occasionally38220
3) Roughly once a week975.1
4) A few times a week21911.5
5) Roughly once a day41921.9
6) Several times a day53628
Missing2159 
TOTAL1912100.0
229) 11-1b. We'd like to ask about various ways in which some people practice religion, whether or not they belong to a particular congregation. The next item is read holy scripture. Do you do this several times a day, roughly once a day, a few times a week, roughly once a week, occasionally, or never? (RDHOLY_07) (RDHOLY07)
TOTAL%
1) Never47524.8
2) Occasionally65134
3) Roughly once a week1829.5
4) A few times a week24012.5
5) Roughly once a day26613.9
6) Several times a day1025.3
TOTAL1916100.0
230) 11-1c. We'd like to ask about various ways in which some people practice religion, whether or not they belong to a particular congregation. The first/next item is say grace or give blessings to God before meals. Do you do this several times a day, roughly once a day, a few times a week, roughly once a week, occasionally, or never? (GRACE_07) (GRACE07)
TOTAL%
1) Never34317.9
2) Occasionally57029.8
3) Roughly once a week583
4) A few times a week1507.8
5) Roughly once a day33017.2
6) Several times a day46424.2
TOTAL1915100.0
231) 11-4. How often do you talk about religion with your family and friends, if at all? (TALKREL_07) (TLKREL07)
TOTAL%
1) Never1336.9
2) Seldom61232
3) Roughly monthly31816.6
4) Roughly weekly54128.3
5) Roughly daily31016.2
TOTAL1914100.0
232) 11-5. How important is religion to you in making decisions regarding your career, family or health, if at all? (RELONFAM_07) (DECFAM07)
TOTAL%
0) Not important at all31716.6
1) Not very important24712.9
2) Somewhat important59731.2
3) Very important75039.2
Missing2160 
TOTAL1911100.0
233) 11-6. How important is religion to you in making decisions on political issues, if at all? (RELONPOL_07) (DECPOL07)
TOTAL%
0) Not important at all52827.6
1) Not very important30415.9
2) Somewhat important61332.1
3) Very important46624.4
Missing2159 
TOTAL1911100.0
234) 12-1. Do you believe the world is soon coming to an end, or not? (WRLDEND_07) (WRLDEN07)
TOTAL%
0) No, do not believe118864.1
1) Yes, believe66535.9
Missing2231 
TOTAL1853100.0
235) 12-2. Can a good person who is not of your faith go to heaven or attain salvation, or not? (WHOHVN_07) (HVNCHR07)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, can go to heaven or attain salvation150688.7
2) No, cannot go to heaven or attain salvation1689.9
3) Don't believe in heaven/salvation241.4
Missing2361 
TOTAL1698100.0
236) 12-2a. Does that include non-Christians or only other Christians? (WHOHVNOXN_07) (HVNNON07)
TOTAL%
1) Non-Christians can go to heaven or attain salvation95980.4
2) Only other Christians can go to heaven or attain salvation23419.6
Missing2818 
TOTAL1193100.0
237) 12-6. Some people believe that the path to salvation comes through our actions or deeds and others believe that the path to salvation lies in our beliefs or faith. Which comes closer to your views? (FTH_DEED_07) (FTHDEE07)
TOTAL%
1) The path to salvation comes through actions or deeds90447.6
2) Mixture of actions and faith85945.2
3) The path to salvation lies in our beliefs or faith914.8
5) Don't believe in salvation452.4
Missing2175 
TOTAL1899100.0
238) 12-7. Which comes closer to your views? Some people say there are absolutely clear guidelines of what is good and evil; others say there can never be absolutely clear guidelines of what is good and evil. (GOODEVL_07) (GOODEV07)
TOTAL%
1) There are absolutely clear guidelines of what is good and evil109658.2
2) There can never be absolutely clear guidelines78841.8
Missing2187 
TOTAL1884100.0
239) 12-9. Which of the following statements comes closest to your views: One religion is true and others are not OR There are basic truths in many religions OR There is very little truth in any religion. (TRTHREL_07) (TRUTH07)
TOTAL%
1) One religion is true and others are not25213.2
2) There are basic truths in many religions149077.9
3) There is very little truth in any religion1628.5
4) Can't choose8.4
Missing2158 
TOTAL1912100.0
240) 12-10. I'd like to ask your views about how life on earth unfolded. Which of the following statements comes closest to your views on the origin and development of human beings? Human beings have developed over millions of years from less advanced forms of life, but God guided this process OR Human beings have developed over millions of years from less advanced forms of life, but God had no part in this process OR God created human beings pretty much in their present form at one time within the last 10,000 years or so. (EVOLUTN_07) (EVOLUT07)
TOTAL%
1) Human beings have developed over millions of years from less advanced forms of life, but God guided this process78141
2) Human beings have developed over millions of years from less advanced forms of life, but God had no part in this process25513.4
3) God created human beings pretty much in their present form at one time within the last 10,000 years or so85144.6
4) None of these views201
Missing2164 
TOTAL1907100.0
241) 12-12. Which of these statements comes closest to describing your feelings about holy scripture: Scripture is the actual word of God and is to be taken literally, word for word; OR Scripture is the inspired word of God but not everything in it should be taken literally, word for word; OR Scripture is an ancient book of fables, legends, history, and moral precepts recorded by men? (LITERAL_07) (LITER07)
TOTAL%
1) Scripture is the actual word of God and is to be taken literally, word for word;55329
2) Scripture is the inspired word of God but not everything in it should be taken literally, word for word;94449.6
3) Scripture is an ancient book of fables, legends, history, and moral precepts recorded by men40821.4
Missing2167 
TOTAL1905100.0
242) 13-1a. I'm going to read a list of statements that some people agree with and others don't. For each, please tell me whether you basically agree or basically disagree. How about: Religion is a private matter that should be kept out of public debates over social and political issues? (RELPRIV_07) (RELPRI07)
TOTAL%
1) Basically agree127767
2) Basically disagree62933
Missing2167 
TOTAL1906100.0
243) 13-1aa. Is that strongly or only somewhat? (RELPRIVA_07) (RELPRA07)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly124265.2
2) Somewhat66334.8
Missing2169 
TOTAL1905100.0
244) 13-1b. I'm going to read a list of statements that some people agree with and others don't. For each, please tell me whether you basically agree or basically disagree. How about: It is perfectly proper for religious leaders to try to persuade people how to vote? (VOTREL_07) (VOTREL07)
TOTAL%
1) Basically agree45924
2) Basically disagree145276
Missing2160 
TOTAL1911100.0
245) 13-1ab. Is that strongly or only somewhat? (VOTERELA_07) (VOTREA07)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly122664.2
2) Somewhat68535.8
Missing2160 
TOTAL1911100.0
246) 13-1g. I'm going to read a list of statements that some people agree with and others don't. For each, please tell me whether you basically agree or basically disagree. How about... Religious diversity has been good for America? (RELDIVOK_07) (DIVERS07)
TOTAL%
1) Basically agree157082.9
2) Basically disagree32417.1
Missing2180 
TOTAL1894100.0
247) 13-1ag. Is that strongly or only somewhat? (RELDIVOKA_07) (DIVERA07)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly107957
2) Somewhat81543
Missing2180 
TOTAL1894100.0
248) 13-1j. I'm going to read a list of statements that some people agree with and others don't. For each, please tell me whether you basically agree or basically disagree. How about... Morality is a personal matter and society should not force everyone to follow one standard? (MORALITY_07) (MORAL07)
TOTAL%
1) Basically agree128768
2) Basically disagree60532
Missing2178 
TOTAL1892100.0
249) 13-1aj. Is that strongly or only somewhat? (MORALITYA_07) (MORALA07)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly106156.1
2) Somewhat83143.9
Missing2178 
TOTAL1892100.0
250) 13-1h. I'm going to read a list of statements that some people agree with and others don't. For each, please tell me whether you basically agree or basically disagree. How about... America today is deeply divided along religious lines (RELDIVAM_07) (RELDIV07)
TOTAL%
1) Basically agree129367.9
2) Basically disagree61232.1
Missing2168 
TOTAL1905100.0
251) 13-1ah. Is that strongly or only somewhat? (RELDIVAMA_07) (RELDVA07)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly95350
2) Somewhat95250
Missing2168 
TOTAL1905100.0
252) Holding place--Religion is a private matter that should be kept out of public debates over social and political issues (RELPRIVX_07) (RELPRX07)
TOTAL%
1) Disagree strongly34318
2) Disagree28715
4) Agree37819.8
5) Agree strongly89947.1
Missing2167 
TOTAL1907100.0
253) Holding place--It is perfectly proper for religious leaders to try to persuade people how to vote (VOTRELX_07) (VOTREX07)
TOTAL%
1) Disagree strongly105755.3
2) Disagree39520.7
4) Agree29015.2
5) Agree strongly1698.8
Missing2160 
TOTAL1911100.0
254) Holding place--Religious diversity has been good for America (RELDIVOKX_07) (RELDVX07)
TOTAL%
1) Disagree strongly1457.7
2) Disagree1799.5
4) Agree63633.6
5) Agree strongly93449.3
Missing2180 
TOTAL1894100.0
255) Holding place--America today is deeply divided along religious lines (RELDIVAMX_07) (RELDAX07)
TOTAL%
1) Disagree strongly20510.8
2) Disagree40721.4
4) Agree54528.6
5) Agree strongly74839.3
Missing2168 
TOTAL1905100.0
256) Holding place--Morality is a personal matter and society should not force everyone to follow one standard (MORALITYX_07) (MORALX07)
TOTAL%
1) Disagree strongly33117.5
2) Disagree27414.5
4) Agree55729.4
5) Agree strongly73038.6
Missing2178 
TOTAL1892100.0
257) 13-2. Suppose some Christians wanted to build a large Christian church in your community, would this bother you a lot, bother you a little, not bother you, or be something you welcome? (BLDXCHOK_07) (BLDCHR07)
TOTAL%
1) Bother you a lot242.6
2) Bother you a little505.4
3) Not bother you51255
4) Be something you welcome34537.1
Missing3117 
TOTAL931100.0
258) 13-3. Suppose some Buddhists wanted to build a large Buddhist temple in your community, would this bother you a lot, bother you a little, not bother you, or be something you welcome? (BLDBDHOK_07) (BLDBUD07)
TOTAL%
1) Bother you a lot9310
2) Bother you a little11212
3) Not bother you56761
4) Be something you welcome15817
Missing3118 
TOTAL930100.0
259) 14-1. Some people contribute money for a wide variety of causes while others don't. During the past 12 months, did you or your household happen to give any money to any charitable or religious cause? (GIVSCRN_07) (GIVSCR07)
TOTAL%
0) No42422.2
1) Yes148777.8
Missing2155 
TOTAL1911100.0
260) 14-2. Approximately how much money, if any, did you and the other family members in your household contribute to all religious causes, including your local religious congregation in the past 12 months? (GIVEREL_07) (GIVREL07)
TOTAL%
1) None18512.8
2) Less than $10020414.1
3) $100 to less than $50041328.6
4) $500 to less than $100017812.3
5) $1000 to less than $500033122.9
6) $5000 or more1329.1
Missing2509 
TOTAL1443100.0
261) 14-3. How much money, if any, did you and your family give to all non-religious charities, organizations, or causes in the past 12 months? (GIVNOREL_07) (GIVNON07)
TOTAL%
1) None20514.2
2) Less than $10031822
3) $100 to less than $50052436.2
4) $500 to less than $100020314
5) $1000 to less than $500017412
6) $5000 or more221.5
Missing2507 
TOTAL1446100.0
262) 14-5c. I'm going to read a list of statements about social life these days that some people agree with and others don't. For each, please tell me whether you basically agree or basically disagree. How about... Personally assisting people in trouble is very important to me. (SAMARTN_07) (SAMART07)
TOTAL%
1) Basically agree183596.2
2) Basically disagree723.8
Missing2161 
TOTAL1907100.0
263) 14-5ac. Is that strongly or only somewhat? (SAMARTNA_07) (SAMARA07)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly141674.3
2) Somewhat49025.7
Missing2162 
TOTAL1906100.0
264) 14-5d. I'm going to read a list of statements about social life these days that some people agree with and others don't. For each, please tell me whether you basically agree or basically disagree. How about... These days people need to look after themselves and not overly worry about others (CARESELF_07) (CARSLF07)
TOTAL%
1) Basically agree71237.3
2) Basically disagree119862.7
Missing2162 
TOTAL1910100.0
265) 14-5ad. Is that strongly or only somewhat? (CARESELFA_07) (CARSFA07)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly118261.9
2) Somewhat72838.1
Missing2162 
TOTAL1910100.0
266) 14-5h. I'm going to read a list of statements about social life these days that some people agree with and others don't. For each, please tell me whether you basically agree or basically disagree. How about... People have a perfect right to give a speech defending Osama bin Laden or al Qaeda (OSAMA_07) (OSAMA07)
TOTAL%
1) Basically agree106255.8
2) Basically disagree84044.2
Missing2167 
TOTAL1902100.0
267) 14-5ah. Is that strongly or only somewhat? (OSAMAA_07) (OSAMAA07)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly115760.8
2) Somewhat74539.2
Missing2167 
TOTAL1902100.0
268) 14-5n. I'm going to read a list of statements about social life these days that some people agree with and others don't. For each, please tell me whether you basically agree or basically disagree. How about... An atheist should be allowed to teach in the public schools (TOLATHST_07) (TOLATH07)
TOTAL%
1) Basically agree128468.4
2) Basically disagree59431.6
Missing2186 
TOTAL1878100.0
269) 14-5an. Is that strongly or only somewhat? (TOLATHSTA_07) (TOLATA07)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly113960.6
2) Somewhat73939.4
Missing2186 
TOTAL1878100.0
270) 14-5o. I'm going to read a list of statements about social life these days that some people agree with and others don't. For each, please tell me whether you basically agree or basically disagree. How about... A religious fundamentalist should be allowed to teach in the public schools (TOLRELFUN_07) (TOLFUN07)
TOTAL%
1) Basically agree136473.3
2) Basically disagree49626.7
Missing2208 
TOTAL1860100.0
271) 14-5ao. Is that strongly or only somewhat? (TOLRELFUNA_07) (TOLFNA07)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly94450.8
2) Somewhat91449.2
Missing2210 
TOTAL1858100.0
272) Holding place--Personally assisting people in trouble is very important to me (SAMARTNX_07) (SAMARX07)
TOTAL%
1) Disagree strongly211.1
2) Disagree512.7
4) Agree44023.1
5) Agree strongly139573.2
Missing2161 
TOTAL1907100.0
273) Holding place--These days people need to look after themselves and not overly worry about others (CARESELFX_07) (CARESX07)
TOTAL%
1) Disagree strongly81142.5
2) Disagree38720.3
4) Agree34117.9
5) Agree strongly37119.4
Missing2162 
TOTAL1910100.0
274) Holding place--People have a perfect right to give a speech defending Osama bin Ladin or al Qaeda (OSAMAX_07) (OSAMAX07)
TOTAL%
1) Disagree strongly65734.5
2) Disagree1839.6
4) Agree56229.5
5) Agree strongly50126.3
Missing2167 
TOTAL1903100.0
275) Holding place--An atheist should be allowed to teach in the public schools (TOLATHSTX_07) (TOLATX07)
TOTAL%
1) Disagree strongly42222.5
2) Disagree1729.2
4) Agree56730.2
5) Agree strongly71738.2
Missing2186 
TOTAL1878100.0
276) Holding place--A religious fundamentalist should be allowed to teach in the public schools (TOLRELFUNX_07) (TOLFUX07)
TOTAL%
1) Disagree strongly27815
2) Disagree21811.7
4) Agree69837.5
5) Agree strongly66535.8
Missing2208 
TOTAL1859100.0
277) 15-1a. We'd like to know how important various things are to your sense of who you are. When you think about yourself, how important is your occupation to your sense of who you are--very important, moderately important, slightly important, or not at all important? (ID_OCCUP_07) (IDOCC07)
TOTAL%
0) Not important at all27314.4
1) Not very important27214.3
2) Moderately important57330.2
3) Very important78041.1
Missing2171 
TOTAL1898100.0
278) 15-1b. We'd like to know how important various things are to your sense of who you are. When you think about yourself, how important is your ethnic or racial background to your sense of who you are--very important, moderately important, slightly important, or not at all important? (ID_ETH_07) (IDETH07)
TOTAL%
0) Not important at all41721.8
1) Not very important35618.6
2) Moderately important55429
3) Very important58330.5
Missing2158 
TOTAL1910100.0
279) 15-1c. We'd like to know how important various things are to your sense of who you are. When you think about yourself, how important is your religion to your sense of who you are--very important, moderately important, slightly important, or not at all important? (ID_REL_07) (IDREL07)
TOTAL%
0) Not important at all21911.4
1) Not very important23612.3
2) Moderately important47124.6
3) Very important98851.6
Missing2155 
TOTAL1914100.0
280) 15-4. Generally speaking, would you say that most people can be trusted or that you can't be too careful in dealing with people? (TRUST_07) (TRUST07)
TOTAL%
0) You can't be too careful104855
1) Depends291.5
2) People can be trusted83043.5
Missing2164 
TOTAL1907100.0
281) 16-5. At the present time, do you think religion as a whole is increasing its influence on American life or losing its influence? (RELINFUP_07) (INFAM07)
TOTAL%
1) Losing its influence113660.2
2) Neither increasing nor deceasing723.8
3) Increasing its influence67936
Missing2183 
TOTAL1887100.0
282) 16-6. All in all, do you think this is a good thing or a bad thing? (RELINFUP1_07) (RELIN107)
TOTAL%
1) Good thing67036.4
2) Bad thing117063.6
Missing2235 
TOTAL1840100.0
283) 16-7. All in all, do you think a person can be a good American if he or she does not have religious faith? (GUDAM_REL_07) (GOODAM07)
TOTAL%
0) No, can't be good American22011.6
1) Yes, can be good American168088.4
Missing2170 
TOTAL1900100.0
284) 16-7a. Approximately what percentage of Americans today do you estimate say grace (or blessings over a meal) every day or nearly every day? (AMGRACE_07) (AMGRAC07)
TOTAL%
0) 01.1
1) 13.3
2) 28.9
3) 32.2
4) 41.1
5) 5202.1
8) 81.1
10) 10818.6
12) 1200
15) 15333.5
18) 182.2
20) 20939.9
25) 2510311
30) 30859.1
33) 33111.2
35) 35232.5
37) 371.1
38) 3800
40) 40828.7
45) 45141.5
50) 5020121.4
55) 553.3
60) 60586.2
65) 654.4
66) 6600
70) 70151.6
75) 75333.5
79) 793.3
80) 80242.6
85) 853.3
89) 891.1
90) 902.2
98) 9800
100) 100101.1
998) Don't know/No Opinion171.8
999) No answer/Refused00
Missing3111 
TOTAL938100.0
285) 16-7b. Approximately what percentage of Americans nowadays do you estimate attend religious services every week or nearly every week? (AMCHRAT_07) (AMATT07)
TOTAL%
0) 02.2
1) 13.3
2) 23.3
5) 52.2
8) 81.1
10) 10343.5
12) 121.1
15) 15181.8
18) 182.2
20) 20646.6
24) 241.1
25) 25585.9
28) 281.1
30) 3010410.6
33) 33111.1
34) 341.1
35) 35262.7
37) 371.1
38) 387.7
40) 4010510.7
42) 422.2
45) 45222.3
46) 4600
47) 4700
49) 4900
50) 5021021.5
51) 511.1
53) 532.2
54) 541.1
55) 55101
57) 571.1
60) 60848.6
65) 65262.7
67) 6700
70) 70464.7
75) 75454.6
79) 791.1
80) 80444.5
85) 857.7
90) 909.9
95) 952.2
99) 994.4
100) 1006.6
998) Don't know/No Opinion9.9
Missing3112 
TOTAL977100.0
286) 16-8. To what extent do you feel your values are threatened in America today. Are they very, moderately, slightly, or not at all threatened? (VALTHRT_07) (VALTHR07)
TOTAL%
0) Not at all38520.2
1) Slightly43222.6
2) Moderately71637.5
3) Very37519.7
Missing2161 
TOTAL1908100.0
287) 18-1f. I'd like to get your feelings toward a number of well-known groups. I'll read the name of a group and I'd like you to rate that group using something we call the feeling thermometer. Ratings between 50 degrees and 100 degrees mean that you feel favorable and warm toward the group. Ratings between 0 degrees and 50 degrees mean that you don't feel favorable and don't care too much for that group. You would rate the group at the 50-degree mark if you don't feel particularly warm or cold toward the group. Feel free to use the entire extent of the scale. The first group is Jews. (FTJEWS_07) (FTJEWS07)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL57.1722.03
288) 18-1g. I'd like to get your feelings toward a number of well-known groups. I'll read the name of a group and I'd like you to rate that group using something we call the feeling thermometer. Ratings between 50 degrees and 100 degrees mean that you feel favorable and warm toward the group. Ratings between 0 degrees and 50 degrees mean that you don't feel favorable and don't care too much for that group. You would rate the group at the 50-degree mark if you don't feel particularly warm or cold toward the group. Feel free to use the entire extent of the scale. The next group is Catholics. (FTCATHS_07) (FTCATH07)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL61.9122.97
289) 18-1h. I'd like to get your feelings toward a number of well-known groups. I'll read the name of a group and I'd like you to rate that group using something we call the feeling thermometer. Ratings between 50 degrees and 100 degrees mean that you feel favorable and warm toward the group. Ratings between 0 degrees and 50 degrees mean that you don't feel favorable and don't care too much for that group. You would rate the group at the 50-degree mark if you don't feel particularly warm or cold toward the group. Feel free to use the entire extent of the scale. The next group is Muslims. (FTMUSLM_07) (FTMUSL07)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL41.8522.68
290) 18-1i. I'd like to get your feelings toward a number of well-known groups. I'll read the name of a group and I'd like you to rate that group using something we call the feeling thermometer. Ratings between 50 degrees and 100 degrees mean that you feel favorable and warm toward the group. Ratings between 0 degrees and 50 degrees mean that you don't feel favorable and don't care too much for that group. You would rate the group at the 50-degree mark if you don't feel particularly warm or cold toward the group. Feel free to use the entire extent of the scale. The next group is Evangelical Christians. (FTFUNDS_07) (FTFUND07)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL54.5123.32
291) 18-1j. I'd like to get your feelings toward a number of well-known groups. I'll read the name of a group and I'd like you to rate that group using something we call the feeling thermometer. Ratings between 50 degrees and 100 degrees mean that you feel favorable and warm toward the group. Ratings between 0 degrees and 50 degrees mean that you don't feel favorable and don't care too much for that group. You would rate the group at the 50-degree mark if you don't feel particularly warm or cold toward the group. Feel free to use the entire extent of the scale. The next group is Mainline Protestants (e.g., Methodists or Lutherans). (FTMNPROT_07) (FTMNPR07)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL59.5021.27
292) 18-1k. I'd like to get your feelings toward a number of well-known groups. I'll read the name of a group and I'd like you to rate that group using something we call the feeling thermometer. Ratings between 50 degrees and 100 degrees mean that you feel favorable and warm toward the group. Ratings between 0 degrees and 50 degrees mean that you don't feel favorable and don't care too much for that group. You would rate the group at the 50-degree mark if you don't feel particularly warm or cold toward the group. Feel free to use the entire extent of the scale. The next group is Mormons. (FTMORMN_07) (FTMORM07)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL47.3323.02
293) 18-1l. I'd like to get your feelings toward a number of well-known groups. I'll read the name of a group and I'd like you to rate that group using something we call the feeling thermometer. Ratings between 50 degrees and 100 degrees mean that you feel favorable and warm toward the group. Ratings between 0 degrees and 50 degrees mean that you don't feel favorable and don't care too much for that group. You would rate the group at the 50-degree mark if you don't feel particularly warm or cold toward the group. Feel free to use the entire extent of the scale. The next group is people who are not religious. (FTNOREL_07) (FTNORL07)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL49.1022.03
294) 18-1o. I'd like to get your feelings toward a number of well-known groups. I'll read the name of a group and I'd like you to rate that group using something we call the feeling thermometer. Ratings between 50 degrees and 100 degrees mean that you feel favorable and warm toward the group. Ratings between 0 degrees and 50 degrees mean that you don't feel favorable and don't care too much for that group. You would rate the group at the 50-degree mark if you don't feel particularly warm or cold toward the group. Feel free to use the entire extent of the scale. The next group is Conservatives. (FTCONSV_07) (FTCONS07)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL53.0522.01
295) 18-1p. I'd like to get your feelings toward a number of well-known groups. I'll read the name of a group and I'd like you to rate that group using something we call the feeling thermometer. Ratings between 50 degrees and 100 degrees mean that you feel favorable and warm toward the group. Ratings between 0 degrees and 50 degrees mean that you don't feel favorable and don't care too much for that group. You would rate the group at the 50-degree mark if you don't feel particularly warm or cold toward the group. Feel free to use the entire extent of the scale. The next group is Liberals. (FTLIBS_07) (FTLIB07)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL49.0422.41
296) 18-1q. I'd like to get your feelings toward a number of well-known groups. I'll read the name of a group and I'd like you to rate that group using something we call the feeling thermometer. Ratings between 50 degrees and 100 degrees mean that you feel favorable and warm toward the group. Ratings between 0 degrees and 50 degrees mean that you don't feel favorable and don't care too much for that group. You would rate the group at the 50-degree mark if you don't feel particularly warm or cold toward the group. Feel free to use the entire extent of the scale. The next group is the political movement called the Christian Right. (FTXIANRT_07) (FTXRT07)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL44.8924.98
297) 18-1r. I'd like to get your feelings toward a number of well-known groups. I'll read the name of a group and I'd like you to rate that group using something we call the feeling thermometer. Ratings between 50 degrees and 100 degrees mean that you feel favorable and warm toward the group. Ratings between 0 degrees and 50 degrees mean that you don't feel favorable and don't care too much for that group. You would rate the group at the 50-degree mark if you don't feel particularly warm or cold toward the group. Feel free to use the entire extent of the scale. The next group is Buddhists. (FTBUDDH_07) (FTBUDD07)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL47.0623.89
298) 19-1. All things considered, how satisfied are you with your life as a whole nowadays? Please answer using a scale where 1 means extremely dissatisfied and 10 means extremely satisfied. (LIFESAT_07) (LIFSAT07)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely dissatisfied17.9
2) 2241.3
3) 3321.7
4) 4452.3
5) 51216.3
6) 6733.8
7) 731516.4
8) 850126.2
9) 929415.4
10) Extremely satisfied49325.7
Missing2156 
TOTAL1915100.0
299) D20. Record gender of interviewer (QND20_07) (GENINT07)
TOTAL%
1) Male70937.2
2) Female119662.8
Missing2164 
TOTAL1905100.0
300) D21. What language was this interview conducted in? (LANGASK_07) (LANGIN07)
TOTAL%
1) All Spanish1387.2
2) Mostly Spanish2.1
5) All English177692.7
TOTAL1916100.0
301) Census region (SAMPLE03_07) (REGION07)
TOTAL%
1) Northeast37119.4
2) North Central43422.7
3) South68035.5
4) West43022.5
TOTAL1915100.0
302) Replicate (SAMPLE05_07) (REPLIC07)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL11.727.58
303) ICR match code (SAMPLE06_07) (ICRMAT07)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL10116652.1714382.55
304) State (SAMPLE07_07) (STATE07)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL0
305) ADI (SAMPLE09_07) (ADI07)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL161.18134.03
306) ADI rank (SAMPLE10_07) (ADIRNK07)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL34.1346.52
307) DMA (SAMPLE11_07) (DMA07)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL622.54113.71
308) DMA rank (SAMPLE12_07) (DMARNK07)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL32.4544.60
309) MSA (MSA_07) (MSA07)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL4435.162500.83
310) Metro status (METRO_07) (METRO07)
TOTAL%
1) Urban/Center City (Metro)63833.3
2) Urban/Center City County (Metro)35818.7
3) Suburban (Metro)44423.2
4) Suburban/Non-Center City (Metro)542.8
5) Rural/Non-Metro42021.9
TOTAL1914100.0
311) Nielsen size (SAMPLE15_07) (NIELSN07)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL0
312) Census region (SAMPLE16_07) (CENREG07)
TOTAL%
1) Northeast37119.4
2) North Central43422.7
3) South68035.5
4) West43022.5
TOTAL1915100.0
313) Census division (DIVISION_07) (CENDIV07)
TOTAL%
1) New England1216.3
2) Mid Atlantic25013.1
3) East North Central28715
4) West North Central1477.7
5) South Atlantic35018.3
6) East South Central1527.9
7) West South Central1789.3
8) Mountain1477.7
9) Pacific28314.8
TOTAL1915100.0
314) Time zone (TIMEZONE_07) (TIMEZN07)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL0
315) City (SAMPLE19_07) (CITY07)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL0
316) Education (SAMPLE37_07) (EDUC07)
TOTAL%
1) None, or grade 1-8593.1
2) High school incomplete (grades 9-11)24012.5
3) High school graduate57129.8
4) GED371.9
5) Business, technical, or vocational school after high school593.1
6) Some college, no 4-year degree46024
7) College graduate27114.2
8) Post graduate training or professional schooling after college20710.8
98) Don't know3.2
99) Refused7.4
TOTAL1914100.0
317) Weight (WEIGHT_07) (WEIGHT07)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL10.714
318) Party identification and strength of partisanship combined (PARTYID2_07) (PARTYC07)
TOTAL%
1) Strong Republican26314.9
2) Republican3.2
3) Not very strong Republican25814.6
4) Closer to Republican19411
5) Independent1166.6
6) Closer to Democrat24814.1
7) Not very strong Democrat32418.4
8) Democrat2.1
9) Strong Democrat35620.2
Missing2275 
TOTAL1764100.0
319) Party identification: 7 categories (PARTYID3_07) (PARTY707)
TOTAL%
1) Strong Republican26615.1
2) Weak Republican25814.6
3) Republican leaner19411
4) Independent1166.6
5) Democrat leaner24814.1
6) Weak Democrat32418.4
7) Strong Democrat35820.3
Missing2275 
TOTAL1764100.0
320) Party identification: 3 categories (PARTYID4_07) (PART3A07)
TOTAL%
1) Republican71940.7
2) Independent1166.6
3) Democrat93052.7
Missing2275 
TOTAL1765100.0
321) Party identification: 3 categories (leaners coded as independent) (PARTYID5_07) (PART3B07)
TOTAL%
1) Republican52429.7
2) Independent and leaners55931.7
3) Democrat68238.6
Missing2275 
TOTAL1765100.0
322) Father's party identification (PPIDPA_07) (DADPID07)
TOTAL%
1) Republican58134.2
2) Independent86550.9
3) Democrat25314.9
Missing2340 
TOTAL1699100.0
323) Mother's party identification (PPIDMA_07) (MOMPID07)
TOTAL%
1) Republican56131.6
2) Independent91151.3
3) Democrat30317.1
Missing2291 
TOTAL1775100.0
324) Language of interview (INTLANG_07) (LANGUA07)
TOTAL%
1) English177692.7
2) Spanish1397.3
TOTAL1915100.0
325) Race (RACESUM_07) (RACE07)
TOTAL%
1) White132670.7
2) Black1437.6
3) African American703.7
4) Asian American341.8
5) Pacific Islander5.3
6) Native American392.1
7) Mixed191
11) White Hispanic1306.9
12) Black Hispanic261.4
19) Hispanic (unspecified)844.5
Missing2189 
TOTAL1876100.0
326) Race, 5 categories (RACESUM5_07) (RACE5C07)
TOTAL%
1) Non-Hispanic White132670.6
2) Non-Hispanic Black21311.3
3) Hispanic24012.8
4) Asian392.1
5) Other593.1
Missing2189 
TOTAL1877100.0
327) Respondent's current religious tradition (ORELTRAD_07) (RELTRD07)
TOTAL%
0) None33117.4
1) Catholic46124.2
2) Mainline Protestant27414.4
3) Evangelical Protestant47825.1
4) Black Protestant1678.8
5) Jewish382
6) Mormon382
7) Other non-Christian633.3
8) Other Protestant/Christian573
Missing2163 
TOTAL1907100.0
328) Parents have the same religion (ORELTRAD_FM1_07) (PARREL07)
TOTAL%
0) None23312.7
1) Catholic58732
2) Mainline Protestant30416.6
3) Evangelical Protestant40722.2
4) Black Protestant1276.9
5) Jewish402.2
6) Mormon321.7
7) Other non-Christian271.5
8) Other Protestant/Christian774.2
Missing2223 
TOTAL1834100.0
329) Father's religion (ORELTRAD_FM2_07) (DADREL07)
TOTAL%
0) None15031.2
1) Catholic10722.2
2) Mainline Protestant7515.6
3) Evangelical Protestant6413.3
4) Black Protestant234.8
5) Jewish81.7
6) Mormon51
7) Other non-Christian61.2
8) Other Protestant/Christian438.9
Missing3609 
TOTAL481100.0
330) Mother's religion (ORELTRAD_FM3_07) (MOMREL07)
TOTAL%
0) None5210.9
1) Catholic14329.9
2) Mainline Protestant8818.4
3) Evangelical Protestant9119
4) Black Protestant459.4
5) Jewish112.3
6) Mormon71.5
7) Other non-Christian61.3
8) Other Protestant/Christian357.3
Missing3608 
TOTAL478100.0
331) Parent's religious tradition: following father's tradition in mixed family (ORELTRAD_FM4_07) (PARNTD07)
TOTAL%
0) None23712.8
1) Catholic59231.9
2) Mainline Protestant30516.5
3) Evangelical Protestant40722
4) Black Protestant1337.2
5) Jewish402.2
6) Mormon321.7
7) Other non-Christian271.5
8) Other Protestant/Christian804.3
Missing2206 
TOTAL1853100.0
332) Parent's religious tradition: following mother's tradition in mixed family (ORELTRAD_FM5_07) (PARNTM07)
TOTAL%
0) None1417.6
1) Catholic63434.2
2) Mainline Protestant31717.1
3) Evangelical Protestant43923.7
4) Black Protestant1508.1
5) Jewish432.3
6) Mormon331.8
7) Other non-Christian271.5
8) Other Protestant/Christian693.7
Missing2206 
TOTAL1853100.0
333) Respondent's religious tradition in youth (ORELTRAD_YTH_07) (RELYTH07)
TOTAL%
0) None24212.8
1) Catholic59931.6
2) Mainline Protestant31016.3
3) Evangelical Protestant44423.4
4) Black Protestant1538.1
5) Jewish361.9
6) Mormon331.7
7) Other non-Christian231.2
8) Other Protestant/Christian573
Missing2174 
TOTAL1897100.0
334) Religiosity Index (RELIGIOS_07) (RELIND07)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL-0.060.94
335) Ten quantiles of the Religiosity Index (RELIGIOS10_07) (QUANT07)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL5.262.79
336) ID FOR 2011 data (CASEID_11) (CASEID11)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL18331208.7923349081.87
337) Sample type (SAMPTYPE) (SAMPTYPE)
TOTAL%
1) Interviewed in all three waves96923.8
2) Interviewed in 2006 and 2007 only94623.2
3) Interviewed in 2006 and 2011 only2456
4) Interviewed in 2006 only94823.3
5) Interviewed in 2011 only96123.6
TOTAL4069100.0
338) 7-64. Talking about nowadays, how often do you attend religious services? (RELATEND_07) (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-ATTEND)
TOTAL%
1) At least once a week70236.7
2) At least once a month, but not every week40621.2
3) Occasionally, but less than once a month47224.6
4) Never33517.5
TOTAL1915100.0
339) Race (RACESUM_07) (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-RACE)
TOTAL%
1) White132670.7
2) Black21311.4
3) Other33718
Missing2189 
TOTAL1876100.0
340) Census region (SAMPLE03_07) (for use with online analysis) (I-REGION)
TOTAL%
1) Northeast37119.4
2) North Central43422.7
3) South68035.5
4) West43022.5
TOTAL1915100.0
341) Respondent's current religious tradition (ORELTRAD_07) (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-RELIGION)
TOTAL%
0) None33117.4
1) Catholic46124.2
2) Mainline Protestant27414.4
3) Evangelical Protestant47825.1
4) Black Protestant1678.8
5) Other19510.2
Missing2163 
TOTAL1906100.0
342) 4-10. Generally speaking, do you usually think of yourself as a Republican, Democrat, Independent, or what? (PARTYID_07) (for use with online analysis) (I-PARTYID)
TOTAL%
1) Republican52427.6
2) Democrat68236
3) Independent55929.5
4) None of the above1316.9
Missing2167 
TOTAL1896100.0
343) S-1. Interviewer: record respondent's gender (GENDER_07) (for use with online analysis) (I-GENDER)
TOTAL%
1) Male92548.3
2) Female99051.7
TOTAL1915100.0