Faith Matters Survey, 2011

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All frequencies weighted by 466) WGTTOT11;
(The number of missing cases reported in the codebook are unweighted)
1) ID for 2006 data (CASEID_06) (CASEID06)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL19234.3816672.23
2) ID for 2007 data (CASEID_07) (CASEID07)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL2577.327530.39
3) ID for 2011 data (CASEID_11) (CASEID11)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL16806609.8922788309.11
4) Cell1. Before we continue, are you driving or doing anything that requires your full attention right now? (CELL1_11) (CELL111)
TOTAL%
2) No, respondent is not driving/doing something489100
Missing3565 
TOTAL489100.0
5) Cell2. And so that I can ask you the right questions, could you please tell me your age? (CELL2_11) (CELL211)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL36.6315.68
6) Cell2a. Ok, could you please tell me if you are younger than 18, 18 to 29 years old, or older than 29? (CELL2A_11) (CELL2A11)
TOTAL%
2) 18 to 29 years old150
3) 30+150
Missing4067 
TOTAL2100.0
7) S-1. Respondent's gender (GENDER_11) (GENDER11)
TOTAL%
1) Male112548.3
2) Female120251.7
TOTAL2327100.0
8) Number of household members 30 or older (HHOVER30_11) (NUMH3011)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1.461.03
9) Number of household members 18 to 29 (HH18TO29_11) (NUMH1811)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1.660.82
10) Age1. Could you please tell me your age? (XAGE_1_11) (AGE111)
TOTAL%
1) Age given53100
Missing3998 
TOTAL53100.0
11) Age1. Could you please tell me your age? (xvage variable: age or birth year combined) (XVAGE1A_11) (AGEAG11)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL23.293.70
12) 1-1. First, do you think organized religion has too much influence on American politics today, too little influence, or about the right amount? (RELINFLPOL_11) (RELINF11)
TOTAL%
0) Too little influence74632.9
1) About the right amount83036.6
2) Too much influence69430.6
Missing1800 
TOTAL2270100.0
13) 1-1a. 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 visited relatives in person or had them visit you? (CFAMVISI_11) (CFAMVS11)
TOTAL%
0) None1104.7
1) 1532.3
2) 21084.7
3) 3642.8
4) 41245.4
5) 5853.7
6) 61285.5
7) 719.8
8) 8562.4
9) 96.3
10) 101556.7
11) 114.2
12) 121496.4
13) 139.4
14) 147.3
15) 15672.9
16) 165.2
18) 182.1
20) 201637
22) 2210
23) 2300
24) 24462
25) 25602.6
26) 2611.5
27) 2700
28) 2810
30) 301084.7
35) 3519.8
36) 3610.4
39) 3900
40) 40652.8
45) 457.3
48) 4817.7
50) 501536.6
52) 52693
55) 552.1
56) 563.1
60) 60401.7
64) 642.1
68) 6810
70) 7012.5
75) 7518.8
80) 806.3
85) 8510
90) 903.1
96) 9610
100) 1001114.8
104) 10412.5
110) 11010
112) 11200
120) 12010.4
125) 1252.1
144) 14410
150) 150321.4
156) 1563.1
158) 15810
175) 17510
180) 1805.2
186) 18600
200) 200361.6
208) 2082.1
250) 25012.5
260) 26010
270) 2702.1
275) 27500
280) 28010
300) 3001144.9
Missing1759 
TOTAL2317100.0
14) 1-2a. 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? (FAMVISIT_11) (FAMVIS11)
TOTAL%
3) A few times116.7
8) About once a week on average116.7
9) More than once a week466.7
Missing4063 
TOTAL6100.0
15) 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_11) (CFRDVS11)
TOTAL%
0) None1416.1
1) 1441.9
2) 21084.7
3) 31155
4) 41014.4
5) 51295.6
6) 61466.3
7) 7321.4
8) 8602.6
9) 96.3
10) 101978.5
11) 118.3
12) 121817.8
13) 135.2
14) 143.1
15) 15913.9
16) 1610
17) 1700
18) 185.2
20) 201918.3
22) 222.1
24) 24552.4
25) 25652.8
26) 263.1
27) 2710
30) 301175.1
35) 3518.8
36) 3618.8
40) 40321.4
45) 454.2
47) 4700
48) 489.4
50) 501375.9
52) 52251.1
54) 5410
55) 5510
60) 60271.2
65) 6500
70) 709.4
75) 7511.5
78) 7810
80) 803.1
86) 8610
90) 904.2
96) 9610
100) 100903.9
104) 1046.3
110) 1106.3
120) 1204.2
140) 14010
150) 15014.6
156) 1562.1
159) 15910
178) 17810
180) 18010
190) 1904.2
200) 200291.3
208) 20800
250) 2504.2
260) 26010
265) 26510
300) 300401.7
Missing1760 
TOTAL2314100.0
16) 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_11) (FRDVST11)
TOTAL%
3) A few times216.7
5) 5-9 times00
8) About once a week on average216.7
9) More than once a week866.7
Missing4058 
TOTAL12100.0
17) 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_11) (CPUBMT11)
TOTAL%
0) None101844
1) 11797.7
2) 225411
3) 31948.4
4) 4883.8
5) 51054.5
6) 6522.2
7) 711.5
8) 8241
9) 910
10) 10843.6
11) 114.2
12) 12622.7
13) 132.1
14) 1410
15) 15301.3
16) 1600
18) 1810
20) 20311.3
22) 222.1
23) 2310
24) 2413.6
25) 2513.6
28) 2810
30) 3015.6
35) 358.3
36) 363.1
40) 4011.5
41) 4100
45) 453.1
48) 4810
50) 50291.3
52) 5214.6
55) 5510
58) 582.1
60) 6018.8
65) 6510
70) 702.1
75) 752.1
82) 8210
90) 903.1
100) 10010.4
104) 1042.1
110) 1102.1
120) 1204.2
132) 13200
150) 1504.2
156) 1562.1
200) 20010
250) 2502.1
300) 3004.2
Missing1753 
TOTAL2316100.0
18) 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_11) (PUBMET11)
TOTAL%
1) Never did this150
5) 5-9 times150
Missing4065 
TOTAL2100.0
19) 1-1e. 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 been in the home of a neighbor? (CNEIHOME_11) (CNEIHM11)
TOTAL%
0) None51522.2
1) 11004.3
2) 21888.1
3) 31436.2
4) 4954.1
5) 51496.4
6) 61124.8
7) 719.8
8) 8341.5
9) 94.2
10) 101396
11) 113.1
12) 121114.8
13) 137.3
14) 143.1
15) 15492.1
16) 164.2
17) 172.1
18) 182.1
20) 201195.1
24) 24291.2
25) 25281.2
30) 30763.3
32) 322.1
35) 355.2
36) 3615.6
40) 40321.4
45) 453.1
47) 4710
48) 489.4
50) 50924
52) 5219.8
53) 5300
54) 5410
58) 5810
60) 6015.6
65) 6510
70) 708.3
72) 7210
75) 753.1
80) 8010
100) 100783.4
104) 10410
110) 11010
120) 1203.1
125) 1253.1
150) 15011.5
175) 17510
200) 200261.1
208) 20800
250) 2506.3
275) 2752.1
300) 300512.2
Missing1752 
TOTAL2323100.0
20) 1-2e. 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? (NEIHOME_11) (NEIHM11)
TOTAL%
6) About once a month on average00
7) Twice a month2100
Missing4067 
TOTAL2100.0
21) 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_11) (VOLYN11)
TOTAL%
0) No96141.3
1) Yes136458.7
Missing1750 
TOTAL2325100.0
22) 1-5. How many times in the past twelve months did you volunteer? (CVOLTIME_11) (CVOLTM11)
TOTAL%
0) None1.1
1) 1695.1
2) 215911.7
3) 3987.2
4) 41118.2
5) 5997.3
6) 6896.6
7) 7211.5
8) 8221.6
9) 92.1
10) 10896.6
11) 1100
12) 121239.1
14) 146.4
15) 15433.2
16) 163.2
17) 172.1
18) 184.3
19) 191.1
20) 20634.6
22) 221.1
24) 24272
25) 25241.8
26) 263.2
27) 271.1
28) 2800
29) 291.1
30) 30302.2
35) 358.6
36) 364.3
40) 40231.7
42) 421.1
45) 452.1
48) 488.6
50) 50382.8
52) 52282.1
55) 551.1
56) 5600
58) 5800
60) 60161.2
65) 652.1
70) 705.4
72) 721.1
73) 732.1
75) 757.5
80) 8010.7
84) 8400
90) 9000
96) 9600
100) 100463.4
104) 1048.6
110) 1101.1
116) 1161.1
120) 1205.4
140) 14000
144) 1442.1
150) 1509.7
156) 1562.1
168) 1681.1
175) 1751.1
180) 18000
200) 2007.5
243) 2431.1
250) 2504.3
300) 300201.5
Missing2624 
TOTAL1356100.0
23) 1-6. 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, once a week, or more than that? (VOLTIMES_11) (VOLTIM11)
TOTAL%
4) 2-4 times00
8) About once a week on average233.3
9) More than once a week466.7
Missing4062 
TOTAL6100.0
24) 1-7. Could you tell me whether you have done any volunteer work for a religious group or house of worship in the past 12 months? (VOLREL_11) (VOLREL11)
TOTAL%
0) No69250.9
1) Yes66849.1
Missing2617 
TOTAL1360100.0
25) 1-8a. How about for health care or fighting particular diseases? Have you done any volunteer work for health care or fighting particular diseases in the past 12 months? (VOLHEA_11) (VOLHEA11)
TOTAL%
0) No87163.9
1) Yes49236.1
Missing2616 
TOTAL1363100.0
26) 1-8b. How about for school or youth programs? Have you done any volunteer work for school or youth programs in the past 12 months? (VOLYOU_11) (VOLYOU11)
TOTAL%
0) No60244.1
1) Yes76255.9
Missing2615 
TOTAL1364100.0
27) 1-8c. How about for any organization to help the poor or elderly? Have you done any volunteer work for any organization to help the poor or elderly in the past 12 months? (VOLHUM_11) (VOLHUM11)
TOTAL%
0) No59944
1) Yes76356
Missing2616 
TOTAL1362100.0
28) 1-8d. How about for any arts or cultural organizations? Have you done any volunteer work for any arts or cultural organizations in the past 12 months? (VOLARTS_11) (VOLART11)
TOTAL%
0) No107579.2
1) Yes28320.8
Missing2621 
TOTAL1358100.0
29) 1-8e. How about for any neighborhood or civic group? Have you done any volunteer work for any neighborhood or civic group in the past 12 months? (VOLNEI_11) (VOLNEI11)
TOTAL%
0) No82560.5
1) Yes53839.5
Missing2616 
TOTAL1363100.0
30) Age1. Could you please tell me your age? (AGE_1_11) (AGE1B11)
TOTAL%
1) Age given383100
Missing3697 
TOTAL383100.0
31) Age1. Could you please tell me your age? (vage variable: age or birth year combined) (VAGE1A_11) (AGEAGB11)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL54.0616.53
32) Age2. Could you please tell me if you are 18 to 29 years old or older? (AGE_2_11) (AGE2B11)
TOTAL%
2) 30+5100
Missing4065 
TOTAL5100.0
33) Youth variable (YOUTH_11) (YOUTH11)
TOTAL%
0) Not youth respondent61465.4
1) Youth respondent32534.6
Missing3108 
TOTAL939100.0
34) 1-10. Do you consider yourself very spiritual, moderately spiritual, slightly spiritual, or not spiritual at all? (SPIRITUAL_11) (SPIRIT11)
TOTAL%
0) Not spiritual at all1217.5
1) Slightly spiritual27216.9
2) Moderately spiritual73245.5
3) Very spiritual48430.1
Missing2437 
TOTAL1609100.0
35) 1-10a. How interested are you in science? Are you very interested, somewhat interested, only slightly interested, or not at all interested? (INTSCI_11) (INTSCI11)
TOTAL%
0) Not at all interested926.6
1) Only slightly interested25017.9
2) Somewhat interested52737.8
3) Very interested52637.7
Missing2707 
TOTAL1395100.0
36) 1-10b. In a typical day, about how many hours total do you usually spend actively using the Internet? Hours given (QN1_10B_1_11) (QN10B111)
TOTAL%
0) Hours not given78333.6
1) Hours given (specify range 1-24)154466.4
TOTAL2327100.0
37) 1-10b. In a typical day, about how many hours total do you usually spend actively using the Internet? Minutes given (QN1_10B_2_11) (QN10B211)
TOTAL%
0) Minutes not given211090.7
1) Minutes given (specify range 1-60)2169.3
TOTAL2326100.0
38) 1-10b. In a typical day, about how many hours total do you usually spend actively using the Internet? Less than one hour (QN1_10B_3_11) (QN10B311)
TOTAL%
0) Response not given215892.7
1) Response given1697.3
TOTAL2327100.0
39) 1-10b. In a typical day, about how many hours total do you usually spend actively using the Internet? Does not use the internet/does not have internet (QN1_10B_4_11) (QN10B411)
TOTAL%
0) Response not given190782
1) Response given41918
TOTAL2326100.0
40) 1-10b. In a typical day, about how many hours total do you usually spend actively using the Internet? Don't know/no opinion (QN1_10B_5_11) (QN10B511)
TOTAL%
0) Response not given231299.4
1) Response given14.6
TOTAL2326100.0
41) 1-10b. In a typical day, about how many hours total do you usually spend actively using the Internet? No answer/refused (QN1_10B_6_11) (QN10B611)
TOTAL%
0) Response not given2327100
TOTAL2327100.0
42) 1-10b. Enter number of hours in a day here from 1-24 (INTERNETH_11) (INTERH11)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL3.462.94
43) 1-10b. Enter number of minutes in a day here from 1-60 (INTERNETM_11) (INTERM11)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL26.918.98
44) Number of hours per day actively using Internet: converted hours (INTERNET_11) (INTERN11)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL3.353.10
45) 1-10c. In the last 4 or 5 years, have you experienced any change in your religious beliefs or practices? (RELCHNG5_11) (RELCH511)
TOTAL%
0) No192782.8
1) Yes39917.1
8) Don't know/no opinion10
TOTAL2327100.0
46) 1_10d. What sort of change? Record summary answer. I believe in God/beliefs have gotten stronger/am more religious/more spiritual (RELCHNG501_11) (RLCH0111)
TOTAL%
0) Not mentioned223896.2
1) Mentioned893.8
TOTAL2327100.0
47) 1_10d. What sort of change? Record summary answer. Joined/going to church/temple/church activities more often (RELCHNG502_11) (RLCH0211)
TOTAL%
0) Not mentioned227397.7
1) Mentioned542.3
TOTAL2327100.0
48) 1_10d. What sort of change? Record summary answer. Taking children to church more often (RELCHNG503_11) (RLCH0311)
TOTAL%
0) Not mentioned2326100
1) Mentioned10
TOTAL2327100.0
49) 1_10d. What sort of change? Record summary answer. Learning/learned more about the Bible/reading the Bible (RELCHNG504_11) (RLCH0411)
TOTAL%
0) Not mentioned232099.7
1) Mentioned7.3
TOTAL2327100.0
50) 1_10d. What sort of change? Record summary answer. Praying more often (RELCHNG505_11) (RLCH0511)
TOTAL%
0) Not mentioned232499.9
1) Mentioned3.1
TOTAL2327100.0
51) 1_10d. What sort of change? Record summary answer. Have been taking classes (RELCHNG506_11) (RLCH0611)
TOTAL%
0) Not mentioned2327100
TOTAL2327100.0
52) 1_10d. What sort of change? Record summary answer. Teach others religion now (RELCHNG507_11) (RLCH0711)
TOTAL%
0) Not mentioned231899.6
1) Mentioned9.4
TOTAL2327100.0
53) 1_10d. What sort of change? Record summary answer. More positive views towards religion (general) (RELCHNG508_11) (RLCH0811)
TOTAL%
0) Not mentioned232499.9
1) Mentioned2.1
TOTAL2326100.0
54) 1_10d. What sort of change? Record summary answer. Other increased religious presence/beliefs mentions (RELCHNG509_11) (RLCH0911)
TOTAL%
0) Not mentioned231799.6
1) Mentioned10.4
TOTAL2327100.0
55) 1_10d. What sort of change? Record summary answer. Beliefs have gotten weaker/am more skeptical/less religious (RELCHNG510_11) (RLCH1011)
TOTAL%
0) Not mentioned223496
1) Mentioned924
TOTAL2326100.0
56) 1_10d. What sort of change? Record summary answer. Going to church less often/stopped (RELCHNG511_11) (RLCH1111)
TOTAL%
0) Not mentioned229398.5
1) Mentioned341.5
TOTAL2327100.0
57) 1_10d. What sort of change? Record summary answer. Don't like business/financial aspects of church/feel money is most important thing to them (donations expected, etc.) (RELCHNG512_11) (RLCH1211)
TOTAL%
0) Not mentioned2327100
TOTAL2327100.0
58) 1_10d. What sort of change? Record summary answer. Developed bad attitude/habits (less trusting of others, started drinking, etc.) (RELCHNG513_11) (RLCH1311)
TOTAL%
0) Not mentioned2327100
TOTAL2327100.0
59) 1_10d. What sort of change? Record summary answer. Disenchantment with pastor (RELCHNG514_11) (RLCH1411)
TOTAL%
0) Not mentioned2325100
1) Mentioned10
TOTAL2326100.0
60) 1_10d. What sort of change? Record summary answer. Heard/read bad publicity about church (RELCHNG515_11) (RLCH1511)
TOTAL%
0) Not mentioned232199.7
1) Mentioned6.3
TOTAL2327100.0
61) 1_10d. What sort of change? Record summary answer. Other decreased religious presence/beliefs (RELCHNG516_11) (RLCH1611)
TOTAL%
0) Not mentioned231999.7
1) Mentioned8.3
TOTAL2327100.0
62) 1_10d. What sort of change? Record summary answer. Went/go to a non-denominational church (RELCHNG517_11) (RLCH1711)
TOTAL%
0) Not mentioned2326100
1) Mentioned10
TOTAL2327100.0
63) 1_10d. What sort of change? Record summary answer. Changed/changing/trying/looking for a different church (unspecified) (RELCHNG518_11) (RLCH1811)
TOTAL%
0) Not mentioned231999.7
1) Mentioned8.3
TOTAL2327100.0
64) 1_10d. What sort of change? Record summary answer. Changed/changing/trying a different religion (RELCHNG519_11) (RLCH1911)
TOTAL%
0) Not mentioned229898.8
1) Mentioned291.2
TOTAL2327100.0
65) 1_10d. What sort of change? Record summary answer. Less interested in organized religion but practice at home (RELCHNG520_11) (RLCH2011)
TOTAL%
0) Not mentioned231599.5
1) Mentioned12.5
TOTAL2327100.0
66) 1_10d. What sort of change? Record summary answer. More tolerant/understanding of other religions (RELCHNG521_11) (RLCH2111)
TOTAL%
0) Not mentioned232199.7
1) Mentioned6.3
TOTAL2327100.0
67) 1_10d. What sort of change? Record summary answer. Have better understanding now/have been researching/reading about (general) (RELCHNG522_11) (RLCH2211)
TOTAL%
0) Not mentioned231399.4
1) Mentioned14.6
TOTAL2327100.0
68) 1_10d. What sort of change? Record summary answer. Changed my perspective/I think differently (unspecified) (RELCHNG523_11) (RLCH2311)
TOTAL%
0) Not mentioned231999.7
1) Mentioned7.3
TOTAL2326100.0
69) 1_10d. What sort of change? Record summary answer. Other general religious changes (RELCHNG524_11) (RLCH2411)
TOTAL%
0) Not mentioned230499
1) Mentioned231
TOTAL2327100.0
70) 1_10d. What sort of change? Record summary answer. Do more meditation (RELCHNG525_11) (RLCH2511)
TOTAL%
0) Not mentioned2326100
1) Mentioned10
TOTAL2327100.0
71) 1_10d. What sort of change? Record summary answer. Trying to find myself/become a better person/establish good attitude/habits (doing more for others, etc.) (RELCHNG526_11) (RLCH2611)
TOTAL%
0) Not mentioned231699.6
1) Mentioned10.4
TOTAL2326100.0
72) 1_10d. What sort of change? Record summary answer. Other personal/self-improvement efforts (RELCHNG527_11) (RLCH2711)
TOTAL%
0) Not mentioned2327100
TOTAL2327100.0
73) 1_10d. What sort of change? Record summary answer. Other (RELCHNG528_11) (RLCH2811)
TOTAL%
0) Not mentioned231199.3
1) Mentioned16.7
TOTAL2327100.0
74) 1_10d. What sort of change? Record summary answer. Don't know/no opinion (RELCHNG529_11) (RLCH2911)
TOTAL%
0) Not mentioned232599.9
1) Mentioned2.1
TOTAL2327100.0
75) 1_10d. What sort of change? Record summary answer. No answer/refused (RELCHNG530_11) (RLCH3011)
TOTAL%
0) Not mentioned232199.7
1) Mentioned6.3
TOTAL2327100.0
76) 1-11. How important is religion in your daily life? Is it extremely important, very important, somewhat important, or not at all important? (RELIMP_11) (RELIMP11)
TOTAL%
0) Not important at all34414.8
1) Somewhat Important62727
2) Very Important76132.8
3) Extremely Important58625.3
Missing1754 
TOTAL2318100.0
77) 3-0. 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_11) (FRIEND11)
TOTAL%
1) No close friends944
2) 1-2 close friends54123.2
3) 3-5 close friends99842.9
4) 6-10 close friends45819.7
5) More than 10 close friends23610.1
TOTAL2327100.0
78) 3-1c. Thinking about these close friends--are any of them white? (BWHT_11) (BWHT11)
TOTAL%
0) No25711.5
1) Yes197088.5
Missing1821 
TOTAL2227100.0
79) 3-1d. Thinking now about these close friends--are any of them Latino or Hispanic? (BHISP_11) (BHISP11)
TOTAL%
0) No136261.4
1) Yes85838.6
Missing1827 
TOTAL2220100.0
80) 3-1e. Thinking about these close friends--are any of them Asian? (BASN_11) (BASN11)
TOTAL%
0) No180881
1) Yes42319
Missing1820 
TOTAL2231100.0
81) 3-1f. Thinking now about these close friends--are any of them African American or black? (BBLK_11) (BBLK11)
TOTAL%
0) No124856
1) Yes98244
Missing1819 
TOTAL2230100.0
82) 3-1h. Thinking about these close friends--are any of them gay or lesbian? (BGAY_11) (BGAY11)
TOTAL%
0) No167376
1) Yes52924
Missing1853 
TOTAL2202100.0
83) 3-1i. Thinking now about these close friends--are any of them Evangelical Christian? (BEVANG_11) (BEVANG11)
TOTAL%
0) No129663.9
1) Yes73336.1
Missing2007 
TOTAL2029100.0
84) 3-ai. Do any of these Evangelical Christian close friends regularly attend religious services? (BEVNATT_11) (BEVATT11)
TOTAL%
0) No496.9
1) Yes66493.1
Missing3321 
TOTAL713100.0
85) 3-1j. Thinking about these close friends--are any of them Mainline Protestant, for example Methodist or Lutheran? (BMNPROT_11) (BMNPRT11)
TOTAL%
0) No110753.4
1) Yes96546.6
Missing1980 
TOTAL2072100.0
86) 3-aj. Do any of these Mainline Protestant close friends regularly attend religious services? (BMNPATT_11) (BMPATT11)
TOTAL%
0) No16417.7
1) Yes76082.3
Missing2962 
TOTAL924100.0
87) 3-1k. Thinking now about these close friends--are any of them Jewish, Muslim, or some other non-Christian religion? (BNONXIAN_11) (BNONX11)
TOTAL%
0) No153670.3
1) Yes64929.7
Missing1859 
TOTAL2185100.0
88) 3-ak. Do any of these Jewish, Muslim, or some other non-Christian close friends regularly attend religious services? (BNOXATT_11) (BNOXAT11)
TOTAL%
0) No24341.8
1) Yes33858.2
Missing3422 
TOTAL581100.0
89) 3-1l. Thinking now about these close friends--are any of them Catholic? (BCATH_11) (BCATH11)
TOTAL%
0) No79136.7
1) Yes136563.3
Missing1883 
TOTAL2156100.0
90) 3-al. Do any of these Catholic close friends regularly attend religious services? (BCTHATT_11) (BCTATT11)
TOTAL%
0) No32524.9
1) Yes98175.1
Missing2707 
TOTAL1306100.0
91) 3-1m. Thinking now about these close friends--are any of them not religious? (BNOREL_11) (BNOREL11)
TOTAL%
0) No100346.8
1) Yes113853.2
Missing1894 
TOTAL2141100.0
92) 3-bn. Specifically, do you have a Jewish close friend? (BJEW_11) (BJEW11)
TOTAL%
0) No23236
1) Yes41264
Missing3342 
TOTAL644100.0
93) 3-bo. Specifically, do you have a Muslim close friend? (BMUSLIM_11) (BMUSL11)
TOTAL%
0) No48375
1) Yes16125
Missing3343 
TOTAL644100.0
94) 3-1.1a. Now I'd like to ask about various groups and organizations. I'm going to read a list; just answer yes if you have been involved in the past 12 months with this kind of group: a hobby, sports, arts, music, or other leisure activity group (GRPLEISURE_11) (GRPLEI11)
TOTAL%
0) No116450
1) Yes116250
Missing1748 
TOTAL2326100.0
95) 3-1.1b. Now I'd like to ask about various groups and organizations. I'm going to read a list; answer yes if you have been involved in the past 12 months with this kind of group: a service, social welfare, or fraternal organization (GRPFRAT_11) (GRPFRA11)
TOTAL%
0) No187480.6
1) Yes45119.4
Missing1750 
TOTAL2325100.0
96) 3-1.1c. Now I'd like to ask about various groups and organizations. I'm going to read a list; answer yes if you have been involved in the past 12 months with this kind of group: a youth, parent, or school-supported organization (GRPYOU_11) (GRPYOU11)
TOTAL%
0) No157867.8
1) Yes74932.2
TOTAL2327100.0
97) 3-1.1d. Now I'd like to ask about various groups and organizations. I'm going to read a list; answer yes if you have been involved in the past 12 months with this kind of group: a professional, trade, farm, or business association (GRPPROF_11) (GRPPRO11)
TOTAL%
0) No167772.3
1) Yes64327.7
Missing1754 
TOTAL2320100.0
98) 3-1.1e. Now I'd like to ask about various groups and organizations. I'm going to read a list; answer yes if you have been involved in the past 12 months with this kind of group: a neighborhood, ethnic or political association (GRPNEI_11) (GRPNEI11)
TOTAL%
0) No196284.3
1) Yes36515.7
TOTAL2327100.0
99) 3-1.1f. Now I'd like to ask about various groups and organizations. I'm going to read a list; answer yes if you have been involved in the past 12 months with this kind of group: a support group or self-help program for people with specific illnesses, disabilities, problems, or addictions, or for their families (GRPHEA_11) (GRPHEA11)
TOTAL%
0) No170073.1
1) Yes62426.9
Missing1751 
TOTAL2324100.0
100) 3-1.2. Did any of the groups that you are involved with take any local action for social or political reform in the past 12 months? (REFORM_11) (REFORM11)
TOTAL%
0) No124272.9
1) Yes46227.1
Missing2287 
TOTAL1704100.0
101) 3-2a. In which of these groups or organizations that we've just talked about are you most active in? (ORGMOST_11) (ORGMOS11)
TOTAL%
1) A hobby, sports, arts, music, or other leisure activity group61536
2) A service, social welfare, or fraternal organization1418.3
3) A youth, parent, or school-support organization36321.3
4) A professional, trade, farm, or business association22613.2
5) A neighborhood, ethnic or political association895.2
6) A support group or self-help program for people with specific illnesses, disabilities, problems, or addictions, or for their families27215.9
Missing2284 
TOTAL1706100.0
102) 3-2b. Thinking about (that group / the group you are most active in), how many close friends do you have in that group? Do you have no close friends, 1 to 2, 3 to 5, 6 to 10 or more than 10 in this group? (ORGFRDS_11) (ORGFRD11)
TOTAL%
1) No close friends43425
2) 1-2 close friends59534.3
3) 3-5 close friends39322.7
4) 6-10 close friends1579.1
5) More than 10 close friends1558.9
Missing2254 
TOTAL1734100.0
103) 3-2c. How often do you see them outside of organizational meetings? Often, sometimes, or seldom/never? (FRDOSEE_11) (FRDOSE11)
TOTAL%
0) Seldom or never27721.3
1) Sometimes52840.6
2) Often49438
Missing2667 
TOTAL1299100.0
104) 3-2d. How often do you turn to them for emotional support? Often, sometimes, or seldom/never? (FRDOEMO_11) (FRDOEM11)
TOTAL%
0) Seldom or never67351.8
1) Sometimes42832.9
2) Often19815.2
Missing2667 
TOTAL1299100.0
105) 3-2e. How often do they ask you to volunteer or contribute to some cause? Often, sometimes, or seldom/never? (FRDOVOL_11) (FRDOVL11)
TOTAL%
0) Seldom or never49638.2
1) Sometimes51739.8
2) Often28622
Missing2667 
TOTAL1299100.0
106) 3-2f. How often do you worry about whether they approve of your actions? Often, sometimes, or seldom/never? (FRDOWOR_11) (FRDOWR11)
TOTAL%
0) Seldom or never91770.8
1) Sometimes24318.8
2) Often13610.5
Missing2670 
TOTAL1296100.0
107) 3-2g. How often do you share their views on social and political issues? Most of the time, sometimes, or seldom or never? (FRDOPOL_11) (FRDOPL11)
TOTAL%
0) Seldom or never27521.3
1) Sometimes64249.8
2) Most of the time37328.9
Missing2676 
TOTAL1290100.0
108) 4-1a. My next questions are about public affairs. Which of the following things have you done in the past twelve months? Have you contacted or visited a public official-at any level of government-to express your opinion in the past 12 months? (CONTGOV_11) (CONTGV11)
TOTAL%
0) No67472.3
1) Yes25827.7
Missing3115 
TOTAL932100.0
109) 4-1b. My next questions are about public affairs. Which of the following things have you done in the past twelve months? Have you served as an officer or committee member of any organization in the past 12 months? (OFFICER_11) (OFFICR11)
TOTAL%
0) No189581.4
1) Yes43218.6
TOTAL2327100.0
110) 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_11) (RALLY11)
TOTAL%
0) No193983.3
1) Yes38816.7
TOTAL2327100.0
111) 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_11) (PROJCT11)
TOTAL%
0) No177776.4
1) Yes54823.6
Missing1749 
TOTAL2325100.0
112) 4-1e. My next questions are about public affairs. Which of the following things have you done in the past twelve months? Have you taken part in a protest, march, or demonstration in the past 12 months? (MARCH_11) (MARCH11)
TOTAL%
0) No217493.4
1) Yes1536.6
TOTAL2327100.0
113) 4-2. How interested are you in politics and national affairs? Are you very interested, somewhat interested, only slightly interested, or not at all interested? (POLINT_11) (POLINT11)
TOTAL%
0) Not interested at all1619.8
1) Only slightly interested37122.6
2) Somewhat interested61237.3
3) Very interested49830.3
Missing2432 
TOTAL1642100.0
114) 4-3. How often do you talk about politics with your family and friends, if at all? (TALKPOL_11) (TALKPL11)
TOTAL%
0) Never1747.5
1) Seldom66028.4
2) Roughly Monthly33214.3
3) Roughly Weekly71430.7
4) Roughly Daily44719.2
TOTAL2327100.0
115) Ask 4-4/4-5 (ASK4_4_11) (ASK4411)
TOTAL%
1) Ask Q4-4 & Q4-5 then Q4-5a & Q4-5b114949.4
2) Ask Q4-5a and Q4-5b then Q4-4 and Q4-5117850.6
TOTAL2327100.0
116) 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 2010, in the fall, or did you skip that one? (VOTECONG1_11) (VOTCON11)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, voted130256.6
2) No, skipped that one95441.5
3) Was not eligible431.9
Missing1767 
TOTAL2299100.0
117) 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 2010? (VOTEWHO2_11) (VOTCWH11)
TOTAL%
1) Republican Candidate55245.5
2) Democratic Candidate60750.1
4) Someone else504.1
7) (ONLY VOTED SENATE) Someone else3.2
Missing2624 
TOTAL1212100.0
118) 4-5a. As you may know, around half the public does not vote in presidential elections. How about you - did you vote in the presidential election in 2008 when John McCain ran against Barack Obama, or did you skip that one? (VOTEUS1_11) (VOTUSP11)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, voted170673.5
2) No, skipped that one53423
3) (VOLUNTEERED) Was not eligible813.5
Missing1752 
TOTAL2321100.0
119) 4-5b. Did you vote for McCain, Obama or someone else (please specify) in 2008? (VOTEUSWHO1_11) (VOTPWH11)
TOTAL%
1) John McCain62640.2
2) Barack Obama88556.8
3) Ron Paul13.8
4) Ralph Nader6.4
97) Someone else271.7
Missing2314 
TOTAL1557100.0
120) 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_11) (VOTLOC11)
TOTAL%
0) None71430.8
1) A few1998.6
2) Some of them29312.6
3) Most of them45119.4
4) All of them66228.5
Missing1754 
TOTAL2319100.0
121) 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_11) (IDEO11)
TOTAL%
1) Very conservative27111.9
2) Moderately conservative68830.3
3) Middle-of-the-road69130.4
4) Moderately liberal42118.5
5) Very liberal1998.8
Missing1796 
TOTAL2270100.0
122) 4-10. Generally speaking, do you usually think of yourself as a Republican, Democrat, Independent, or what? (PARTYID_11) (PARTY11)
TOTAL%
1) Republican59826.3
2) Democrat85937.7
3) Independent68930.3
4) None of the above1315.8
Missing1780 
TOTAL2277100.0
123) 4-11. Would you call yourself a strong Republican or not very strong Republican? (STNGREP_11) (STRREP11)
TOTAL%
1) Strong Republican31754.1
2) Not very strong Republican26945.9
Missing3430 
TOTAL586100.0
124) 4-12. Would you call yourself a strong Democrat or not very strong Democrat? (STNGDEM_11) (STRDEM11)
TOTAL%
1) Strong Democrat47055.2
2) Not very strong Democrat38144.8
Missing3238 
TOTAL851100.0
125) 4-13. Do you think of yourself as closer to the Republican party or the Democratic party? (INDEP_11) (INDEP11)
TOTAL%
1) Closer to Republican party23034.8
2) Closer to Democratic party29744.9
3) Neither13420.3
Missing3419 
TOTAL661100.0
126) 4-14. When you were growing up, generally speaking, did your father think of himself as a Republican, Democrat, Independent, or what? (PPID_DAD_11) (PPDAD11)
TOTAL%
0) None of the above516.2
1) Republican24930.4
2) Democrat33641
3) Independent8910.9
4) (Guessed) Republican182.2
5) (Guessed) Democrat182.2
6) (Guessed) Independent4.5
7) Grew up without father556.7
Missing3218 
TOTAL820100.0
127) 4-15. When you were growing up, generally speaking, did your mother think of herself as a Republican, Democrat, Independent, or what? (PPID_MOM_11) (PPMOM11)
TOTAL%
0) None of the above718.5
1) Republican24229
2) Democrat38145.7
3) Independent9811.8
4) (Guessed) Republican111.3
5) (Guessed) Democrat161.9
6) (Guessed) Independent6.7
7) Grew up without mother91.1
Missing3207 
TOTAL834100.0
128) 5-1. First, about abortion, which one of these opinions best corresponds to your view? (ABORTION_11) (ABORT11)
TOTAL%
1) By law, abortion should never be permitted34214.9
2) The law should permit abortion only in case of rape, incest, or when the woman's life is in danger67129.3
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 established30213.2
4) By law, a woman should always be able to obtain an abortion as a matter of personal choice97542.6
Missing1781 
TOTAL2290100.0
129) 5-1a. How important is this issue to you personally? (ABORTIMP_11) (ABORTI11)
TOTAL%
0) Not at all important1165
1) Not very important26311.4
2) Somewhat important79334.2
3) Very important114549.4
Missing1755 
TOTAL2317100.0
130) 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_11) (GOVXFR11)
TOTAL%
1) Government should not concern itself with reducing income differences42618.8
2) 21486.5
3) 332114.1
4) 427111.9
5) 531914
6) 61888.3
7) Government should reduce income differences between rich and poor59826.3
Missing1799 
TOTAL2271100.0
131) 5-3. Some think government should take a bigger role in helping the poor, whereas others think individuals and private charities should play a bigger role. Which comes closer to your views? (GOVPOOR_11) (GVPOOR11)
TOTAL%
0) Individuals and private charities should play a bigger role92341.6
1) Government should take bigger role in helping the poor129458.4
Missing1859 
TOTAL2217100.0
132) 5-5. Some say the less government the better, others believe there are more things that government should be doing. Which comes closer to your views? (GOVLESS_11) (GVLESS11)
TOTAL%
0) Less government the better93842.2
1) More things that government should be doing128457.8
Missing1856 
TOTAL2222100.0
133) 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_11) (GAYWED11)
TOTAL%
0) Should not be allowed to obtain legal recognition of their relationships62627.9
1) Should be allowed legally to form civil unions, but not marry64128.6
2) Be allowed legally to marry97543.5
Missing1831 
TOTAL2242100.0
134) 5-7a. How important is this issue to you personally? (GAYWDIMP_11) (GAYWDI11)
TOTAL%
0) Not at all important15315.2
1) Not very important21921.8
2) Somewhat important34133.9
3) Very important29229.1
Missing3019 
TOTAL1005100.0
135) 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_11) (LETIN11)
TOTAL%
0) Decreased a lot60826.9
1) Decreased a little42118.6
2) Left the same as it is now85037.5
3) Increased a little23910.6
4) Increased a lot1466.4
Missing1819 
TOTAL2264100.0
136) 5-8a. How important is this issue to you personally? (LETINIMP_11) (LETINI11)
TOTAL%
0) Not at all important525.2
1) Not very important16316.2
2) Somewhat important47046.8
3) Very important31931.8
Missing3018 
TOTAL1004100.0
137) 5-8b. In your view, is global warming a very serious problem, somewhat serious, not too serious, or not a problem? (GLOBWARM_11) (GLBWRM11)
TOTAL%
0) Not a problem26116.1
1) Not too serious problem20012.4
2) Somewhat serious problem50130.9
3) Very serious problem65740.6
Missing2453 
TOTAL1619100.0
138) 5-11. Which do you think is more important: protecting your civil liberties and privacy from being invaded, or protecting your safety and surroundings from terrorism? (TERRORISM_11) (TERROR11)
TOTAL%
0) Protecting your safety and surroundings from terrorism86154.7
1) Protecting your civil liberties71445.3
Missing2495 
TOTAL1575100.0
139) 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_11) (RELPOL11)
TOTAL%
0) Probably worse84838.2
1) Neither better nor worse (volunteered)1567
2) Probably better121554.8
Missing1862 
TOTAL2219100.0
140) 5-13. From what you know, do you strongly agree, agree, disagree or strongly disagree with the Tea Party movement, or don't you have an opinion either way? (TEAPTYSUP_11) (TEAPTY11)
TOTAL%
0) Strongly Disagree34915.8
1) Disagree27912.6
2) Don't have an opinion either way105647.9
3) Agree35316
4) Strongly Agree1697.7
Missing1841 
TOTAL2206100.0
141) 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. Are you absolutely sure you believe in life after death, somewhat sure, not quite sure, not at all sure, or are you sure you do not believe in life after death? (BELAFTLF_11) (BELAFT11)
TOTAL%
0) Don't believe2149.3
1) Not at all sure1476.4
2) Not quite sure30813.4
3) Somewhat sure41518.1
4) Absolutely sure121052.7
Missing1780 
TOTAL2294100.0
142) 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. Are you absolutely sure you believe in hell, somewhat sure, not quite sure, not at all sure, or are you sure you do not believe in hell? (BELHELL_11) (BELHEL11)
TOTAL%
0) Don't believe40617.6
1) Not at all sure1315.7
2) Not quite sure31213.5
3) Somewhat sure33914.7
4) Absolutely sure111648.4
Missing1769 
TOTAL2304100.0
143) 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. Are you absolutely sure you believe in God, somewhat sure, not quite sure, not at all sure, or are you sure you do not believe in God? (BELGOD_11) (BELGOD11)
TOTAL%
0) Don't believe1054.5
1) Not at all sure883.8
2) Not quite sure1265.4
3) Somewhat sure23410.1
4) Absolutely sure176376.1
Missing1757 
TOTAL2316100.0
144) 7-1. What is your religious preference? Is it Protestant, Catholic, another type of Christian, Jewish, some other religion, or nothing in particular? (RELIG_11) (RELIG11)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant64527.9
2) Catholic49721.5
3) Another type of Christian48521
4) Jewish411.8
5) Some other religion2179.4
6) Nothing in particular42618.4
Missing1764 
TOTAL2311100.0
145) 7-2. What church or denomination is that? (DENOM_11) (DENOM11)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist33125.1
2) Episcopalian/Anglican/Church of England292.2
3) Lutheran896.8
4) Methodist14410.9
5) Just Protestant141.1
6) Presbyterian382.9
7) Reformed2.2
8) Brethren (or The Brethren Church)2.2
9) Evangelical or Born Again201.5
10) Christian or just Christian1098.3
11) Christian Scientist3.2
12) Church (or Churches) of Christ221.7
13) United Church of Christ171.3
14) Disciples of Christ7.5
15) Congregationalist7.5
16) Church of God11.8
17) Assembly of God (or Assemblies of God)12.9
18) Holiness4.3
19) Nazarene7.5
20) Wesleyan (or Wesleyan Church)1.1
21) Christian Missionary Alliance4.3
22) Pentecostal725.5
23) Church of God in Christ10.8
24) Friends/Quaker2.2
25) Orthodox5.4
26) Non-denominational, Independent, Protestant604.6
27) Latter Day Saint/Mormon473.6
28) Jehovah's Witnesses372.8
29) Unitarian/Universalist141.1
30) Buddhist181.4
31) Hindu9.7
32) Muslim/Islam181.4
33) Native American4.3
34) Southern Baptist Convention3.2
35) American Baptist Churches in USA00
38) Lutheran Church, Missouri Synod1.1
39) Lutheran Church, Wisconsin Evangelical Synod1.1
40) United Methodist Church10.8
41) African Methodist Episcopal5.4
43) Free Methodist (or Free Methodist Church)1.1
44) United Presbyterian Church1.1
46) Christian Reformed Church2.2
47) Reformed Church in America, the00
48) Church of the Brethren1.1
53) Free Church1.1
55) Evangelical Lutheran Church in America2.2
56) Non-denominational/Independent Evangelical292.2
61) Church of the Nazarene1.1
63) Salvation Army, American Rescue workers5.4
67) Four Square Gospel (or Four Square)4.3
70) Armenian Orthodox00
72) Greek Orthodox4.3
73) Russian Orthodox1.1
74) Serbian Orthodox2.2
75) Ukrainian Orthodox3.2
84) Catholic1.1
88) Non-denominational (general)11.8
89) Seventh Day Adventist10.8
91) Atheist/Agnostic2.2
92) Pagan4.3
94) Mennonite4.3
97) Other403
Missing2733 
TOTAL1318100.0
146) 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_11) (BAPT11)
TOTAL%
1) Southern Baptist Convention15349.7
2) American Baptist Churches in USA4213.6
3) Independent Baptist7323.7
4) Missionary Baptist61.9
5) National Baptist1.3
6) First Baptist1.3
7) General Baptist2.6
8) Free Will Baptist41.3
10) Conservative Baptist31
90) Not further specified165.2
97) Other72.3
Missing3776 
TOTAL308100.0
147) 7-4. Is this church part of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, the Missouri Synod, or some other Lutheran group? (LUTH_11) (LUTH11)
TOTAL%
1) ELCA, Evangelical Lutheran Church in America3645
2) Lutheran Church, Missouri Synod2227.5
3) Lutheran Church, Wisconsin Evangelical Synod or Wisconsin Synod56.3
90) Not further specified911.3
97) Other810
Missing3962 
TOTAL80100.0
148) 7-5. Is your church part of the United Methodist Church, African Methodist Episcopal Church, or some other Methodist group? (METH_11) (METH11)
TOTAL%
1) United Methodist Church13093.5
2) African Methodist Episcopal42.9
3) African Methodist Episcopal Zion1.7
5) Christian Methodist Episcopal/CME1.7
6) Methodist Episcopal00
90) Not further specified21.4
97) Other1.7
Missing3914 
TOTAL139100.0
149) 7-6. What is it called exactly? (JSTPROT_11) (JSTPRT11)
TOTAL%
97) Other214.3
98) Don't know/no opinion321.4
99) No answer/refused964.3
Missing4051 
TOTAL14100.0
150) 7-7. Is this the Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A., Presbyterian Church in America, or some other Presbyterian group? (PRESB_11) (PRESB11)
TOTAL%
1) Presbyterian Church USA (or United Presbyterian Church)1648.5
2) Presbyterian Church in America (or Evangelical Presbyterian)721.2
90) Not further specified721.2
97) Other39.1
Missing4019 
TOTAL33100.0
151) 7-8. Is this the Christian Reformed Church, the Reformed Church in America or some other Reformed group? (REFORMD_11) (REFRM11)
TOTAL%
1) Christian Reformed Church150
2) The Reformed Church in America150
Missing4066 
TOTAL2100.0
152) 7-9. Is this the Church of the Brethren, the Plymouth Brethren, or something else? (BRETHRN_11) (BRETHR11)
TOTAL%
1) Church of the Brethren133.3
2) The Plymouth Brethren133.3
97) Other133.3
Missing4066 
TOTAL3100.0
153) 7-10. Is that the Evangelical Free Church, Evangelical Covenant Church, or a non-denominational evangelical church or something else? (EVANG_11) (EVANG11)
TOTAL%
1) Born-Again, Bible, Gospel, Missionary29.5
2) Evangelical Free Church or Free Church628.6
3) Evangelical Covenant Church29.5
5) Non-denominational/Independent Evangelical1047.6
90) Not further specified14.8
Missing4044 
TOTAL21100.0
154) 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_11) (JSTXN11)
TOTAL%
1) Disciples of Christ1514.3
2) Church of Christ21.9
4) Non-denominational1716.2
5) I am just a Christian6763.8
97) Other43.8
Missing3986 
TOTAL105100.0
155) 7-12. Is this the Church of Christ or the United Church of Christ? (CHRCHX_11) (CHRCHX11)
TOTAL%
1) Church of Christ1986.4
2) United Church of Christ313.6
Missing4044 
TOTAL22100.0
156) 7-13. Is this the Church of God of Anderson, Indiana; the Church of God of Cleveland, Tennessee; the Church of God in Christ; or some other Church of God? (CHRCHGD_11) (CHRGD11)
TOTAL%
1) Anderson, Indiana216.7
2) Cleveland, Tennessee216.7
3) Church of God in Christ216.7
4) Just Church of God216.7
97) Other433.3
Missing4059 
TOTAL12100.0
157) 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_11) (HOLINS11)
TOTAL%
97) Other4100
Missing4066 
TOTAL4100.0
158) 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_11) (PENTEC11)
TOTAL%
1) Assemblies of God912.9
2) Church of God in Christ1014.3
4) Four Square Gospel (or Four Square)57.1
5) Pentecostal Church of God912.9
6) Pentecostal Holiness Church34.3
7) Other Pentecostal2637.1
8) United Pentecostal11.4
9) Non-denominational/Independent34.3
90) Not further specified11.4
97) Other34.3
Missing4028 
TOTAL70100.0
159) 7-16. What kind of Orthodox church is that? (ORTHODX_11) (ORTHO11)
TOTAL%
3) Greek Orthodox116.7
4) Russian Orthodox116.7
6) Ukrainian Orthodox350
97) Other116.7
Missing4063 
TOTAL6100.0
160) 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_11) (DENOTH11)
TOTAL%
1) Non-denominational evangelical church3050
2) Interdenominational or community church2236.7
3) Interfaith or Ecumenical Protestant church23.3
4) Christian11.7
90) Not further specified23.3
97) Other35
Missing4007 
TOTAL60100.0
161) 7-18. Thinking about your own religious faith, would you describe yourself as a Traditional Catholic or a Liberal Catholic? (CATHTYPE_11) (CATH11)
TOTAL%
1) Traditional Catholic20140.4
2) Liberal Catholic28657.5
3) Other51
8) Don't know/no opinion3.6
9) No answer/refused2.4
Missing3607 
TOTAL497100.0
162) 7-19. Do you consider yourself Orthodox, Conservative, Reform or something else? (JEWTYPE_11) (JEW11)
TOTAL%
1) Orthodox Jew210
2) Conservative Jew315
3) Reform Jew735
4) Other/something else735
9) No answer/refused15
Missing4043 
TOTAL20100.0
163) 7-20. When it comes to your religious identity, would you say you are a fundamentalist, evangelical, mainline, or liberal Protestant or do none of these describe you? (PROTTYPE_11) (PROT11)
TOTAL%
1) Fundamentalist387.9
2) Evangelical7715.9
3) Mainline469.5
4) Liberal5912.2
5) Protestant2.4
90) Not further specified21945.2
97) Other (SPECIFY)_______81.7
98) Don't know/no opinion306.2
99) No answer/refused51
Missing3574 
TOTAL484100.0
164) 7-21. Would you call yourself a strong believer in your religion or not a very strong believer in your religion? (RELSTRNG_11) (RELSTR11)
TOTAL%
0) No religion5.3
1) Not very strong37920.2
2) Somewhat strong673.6
3) Strong142576
Missing2192 
TOTAL1876100.0
165) 7-22a. Do you consider yourself to be atheist, agnostic, something else, or nothing in particular? (ATHAGNOTH_11) (ATHAGN11)
TOTAL%
1) Atheist6411.9
2) Agnostic11621.5
3) Something Else8515.8
4) Nothing in particular27450.8
Missing3491 
TOTAL539100.0
166) 7-23. How about your family growing up? Did both your parents have the same religious preference as each other? (RELIGFM_11) (RELFAM11)
TOTAL%
1) Yes63370.2
2) No24827.5
3) Had only one parent212.3
Missing3142 
TOTAL902100.0
167) 7-23a. Was that religious preference the same as yours now? (QN7_23A_11) (QN723A11)
TOTAL%
1) Yes44768.5
2) No20431.2
8) Don't know/no opinion2.3
Missing3379 
TOTAL653100.0
168) 7-24. What was their religious preference? Was it Protestant, Catholic, another type of Christian, Jewish, some other religion, or nothing in particular? (RELIGFMQP_11) (RELIGF11)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant13129.4
2) Catholic12327.6
3) Another type of Christian9621.6
4) Jewish122.7
5) Some other religion5412.1
6) Nothing in particular296.5
Missing3601 
TOTAL445100.0
169) 7-25. What church or denomination was that? (DENOMFMQP_11) (DENOMF11)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist8832.1
2) Episcopalian/Anglican/Church of England1.4
3) Lutheran165.8
4) Methodist2910.6
5) Just Protestant62.2
6) Presbyterian62.2
9) Evangelical or Born Again41.5
10) Christian (or just Christian)207.3
12) Church (or Churches) of Christ2.7
13) United Church of Christ51.8
14) Disciples of Christ1.4
16) Church of God31.1
17) Assembly (or Assemblies) of God2.7
18) Holiness31.1
19) Nazarene2.7
22) Pentecostal93.3
23) Church of God in Christ41.5
24) Friends/Quaker1.4
25) Orthodox1.4
26) Non-denominational/Independent72.6
27) Latter-day Saint/Mormon155.5
28) Jehovah's Witnesses62.2
29) Unitarian Universalist1.4
30) Buddhist1.4
31) Hindu41.5
32) Muslim/Islam62.2
34) Southern Baptist Convention2.7
40) United Methodist Church31.1
41) African Methodist Episcopal1.4
46) Christian Reformed Church2.7
56) Non-denominational independent evangelical72.6
72) Greek Orthodox2.7
73) Russian Orthodox1.4
88) Non-denominational (general)31.1
89) Seventh-day Adventist31.1
94) Mennonite1.4
97) Other62.2
Missing3777 
TOTAL274100.0
170) 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_11) (BAPTF11)
TOTAL%
1) Southern Baptist Convention3846.3
2) American Baptist Churches in USA1315.9
3) Independent Baptist1518.3
4) Missionary Baptist22.4
6) First Baptist11.2
7) General Baptist11.2
8) Free Will Baptist22.4
10) Conservative Baptist22.4
90) Not further specified89.8
Missing3985 
TOTAL82100.0
171) 7-27. Was this church part of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, the Missouri Synod, or some other Lutheran group? (LUTHFMQP_11) (LUTHF11)
TOTAL%
1) ELCA, Evangelical Lutheran Church in America637.5
2) Lutheran Church, Missouri Synod743.8
3) Lutheran Church, Wisconsin Evangelical Synod or Wisconsin Synod16.3
90) Not further specified00
97) Other212.5
Missing4048 
TOTAL16100.0
172) 7-28. Was their church part of the United Methodist Church, African Methodist Episcopal Church, or some other Methodist group? (METHFMQP_11) (METHF11)
TOTAL%
1) United Methodist Church2592.6
3) African Methodist Episcopal Zion13.7
90) Not further specified13.7
Missing4042 
TOTAL27100.0
173) 7-29. What was it called exactly? (JSTPROTFMQP_11) (JSTPRF11)
TOTAL%
97) Answer given116.7
99) No answer/refused583.3
Missing4063 
TOTAL6100.0
174) 7-30. Was this the Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A., Presbyterian Church in America, or some other Presbyterian group? (PRESBFMQP_11) (PRESBF11)
TOTAL%
1) Presbyterian Church USA (or United Presbyterian Church)342.9
2) Presbyterian Church in America (or Evangelical Presbyterian)228.6
90) Not further specified114.3
97) Other114.3
Missing4060 
TOTAL7100.0
175) 7-33. Was that the Evangelical Free Church, Evangelical Covenant Church, or a non-denominational evangelical church or something else? (EVANGFMQP_11) (EVANGF11)
TOTAL%
2) Evangelical Free Church or Free Church120
3) Evangelical Covenant Church120
5) Non-denominational/Independent Evangelical240
90) Not further specified120
Missing4065 
TOTAL5100.0
176) 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_11) (JSTXF11)
TOTAL%
1) Disciples of Christ14.8
4) Non-denominational14.8
5) They were just Christian1990.5
Missing4049 
TOTAL21100.0
177) 7-35. Was this the Church of Christ or the United Church of Christ? (CHRCHXFMQP_11) (CHRCHF11)
TOTAL%
1) Church of Christ2100
Missing4067 
TOTAL2100.0
178) 7-36. Was this the Church of God of Anderson, Indiana; the Church of God of Cleveland, Tennessee; the Church of God in Christ; or some other Church of God? (CHRCHGDFMQP_11) (CHRGDF11)
TOTAL%
3) Church of God in Christ266.7
97) Other133.3
Missing4067 
TOTAL3100.0
179) 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_11) (HOLINF11)
TOTAL%
97) Other3100
Missing4067 
TOTAL3100.0
180) 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? (PENTECSFMQP_11) (PENTEF11)
TOTAL%
1) Assemblies of God666.7
6) Pentecostal Holiness Church111.1
7) Other Pentecostal222.2
Missing4061 
TOTAL9100.0
181) 7-39. What kind of Orthodox church was that? (ORTHODXFMQP_11) (ORTHOF11)
TOTAL%
3) Greek Orthodox150
97) Other150
Missing4067 
TOTAL2100.0
182) 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_11) (DENOTF11)
TOTAL%
1) Non-denominational evangelical church571.4
2) Interdenominational or community church228.6
Missing4061 
TOTAL7100.0
183) 7-41. Thinking about your family's religious faith, would you describe them as Traditional Catholic or Liberal Catholic? (CATHTYPEFMQP_11) (CATHF11)
TOTAL%
1) Traditional Catholic4737.9
2) Liberal Catholic7358.9
3) Other1.8
8) Don't know/no opinion1.8
9) No answer/refused21.6
Missing3946 
TOTAL124100.0
184) 7-42. Do you consider your family to be Orthodox, Conservative, Reform or something else? (JEWTYPEFMQP_11) (JEWF11)
TOTAL%
1) Orthodox Jew17.7
2) Conservative Jew323.1
3) Reform Jew215.4
4) Other/something else646.2
9) No answer/refused17.7
Missing4053 
TOTAL13100.0
185) 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_11) (RELIGD11)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant25129.1
2) Catholic25629.7
3) Another type of Christian13715.9
4) Jewish182.1
5) Some other religion10412.1
6) Nothing in particular9611.1
Missing3178 
TOTAL862100.0
186) 7-25. What church or denomination was that? (DENOMFMQN_11) (DENOMD11)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist13127.8
2) Episcopalian/Anglican/Church of England153.2
3) Lutheran357.4
4) Methodist4810.2
5) Just Protestant81.7
6) Presbyterian275.7
8) Brethren (or Brethren Church)2.4
9) Evangelical or Born Again4.8
10) Christian (or just Christian)296.1
11) Christian Scientist1.2
12) Church (or Churches) of Christ3.6
13) United Church of Christ51.1
14) Disciples of Christ1.2
16) Church of God71.5
17) Assembly (or Assemblies) of God4.8
18) Holiness3.6
19) Nazarene4.8
21) Christian Missionary Alliance2.4
22) Pentecostal163.4
23) Church of God in Christ51.1
24) Friends/Quaker3.6
25) Orthodox2.4
26) Non-denominational/Independent132.8
27) Latter-day Saint/Mormon214.4
28) Jehovah's Witnesses81.7
29) Unitarian Universalist2.4
30) Buddhist2.4
31) Hindu91.9
32) Muslim/Islam71.5
34) Southern Baptist Convention71.5
37) Evangelical Lutheran Church in America1.2
38) Lutheran Church, Missouri Synod1.2
40) United Methodist Church4.8
41) African Methodist Episcopal1.2
43) Free Methodist1.2
46) Christian Reformed Church3.6
56) Non-denominational independent evangelical81.7
72) Greek Orthodox2.4
73) Russian Orthodox1.2
88) Non-denominational (general)3.6
89) Seventh-day Adventist51.1
91) Atheist/Agnostic3.6
94) Mennonite2.4
97) Other132.8
Missing3567 
TOTAL472100.0
187) 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_11) (BAPTD11)
TOTAL%
1) Southern Baptist Convention6150.4
2) American Baptist Churches in USA1814.9
3) Independent Baptist1814.9
4) Missionary Baptist21.7
6) First Baptist1.8
7) General Baptist32.5
8) Free Will Baptist21.7
10) Conservative Baptist21.7
90) Not further specified108.3
97) Other43.3
Missing3943 
TOTAL121100.0
188) 7-27. Was this church part of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, the Missouri Synod, or some other Lutheran group? (LUTHFMQN_11) (LUTHD11)
TOTAL%
1) ELCA, Evangelical Lutheran Church in America932.1
2) Lutheran Church, Missouri Synod1139.3
3) Lutheran Church, Wisconsin Evangelical Synod or Wisconsin Synod13.6
90) Not further specified310.7
97) Other414.3
Missing4035 
TOTAL28100.0
189) 7-28. Was this church part of the United Methodist Church, African Methodist Episcopal Church, or some other Methodist group? (METHFMQN_11) (METHD11)
TOTAL%
1) United Methodist Church3888.4
2) African Methodist Episcopal12.3
3) African Methodist Episcopal Zion12.3
90) Not further specified37
Missing4023 
TOTAL43100.0
190) 7-29. What was it called exactly? (JSTPRTFMQN_11) (JSTPRD11)
TOTAL%
97) Answer given112.5
99) No answer/refused787.5
Missing4061 
TOTAL8100.0
191) 7-30. Was this the Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A., Presbyterian Church in America, or some other Presbyterian group? (PRESBFMQN_11) (PRESBD11)
TOTAL%
1) Presbyterian Church USA (or United Presbyterian Church)1976
2) Presbyterian Church in America (or Evangelical Presbyterian)28
90) Not further specified312
97) Other14
Missing4041 
TOTAL25100.0
192) 7-32. Was this the Church of the Brethren, the Plymouth Brethren, or something else? (BRETHRNFMQN_11) (BRETHD11)
TOTAL%
97) Other2100
Missing4068 
TOTAL2100.0
193) 7-33. Was that the Evangelical Free Church, Evangelical Covenant Church, or a non-denominational evangelical church or something else? (EVANGFMQN_11) (EVANGD11)
TOTAL%
2) Evangelical Free Church or Free Church120
3) Evangelical Covenant Church120
5) Non-denominational/Independent Evangelical240
90) Not further specified120
Missing4065 
TOTAL5100.0
194) 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 'He was just Christian'? (JSTXIANFMQN_11) (JSTXD11)
TOTAL%
1) Disciples of Christ26.9
4) Non-denominational13.4
5) They were just Christian2586.2
97) Other13.4
Missing4042 
TOTAL29100.0
195) 7-35. Was this the Church of Christ or the United Church of Christ? (CHRCHXFMQN_11) (CHRCHD11)
TOTAL%
1) Church of Christ3100
Missing4066 
TOTAL3100.0
196) 7-36. Was this the Church of God of Anderson, Indiana; the Church of God of Cleveland, Tennessee; the Church of God in Christ; or some other Church of God? (CHRCHGDFMQN_11) (CHRGDD11)
TOTAL%
1) Anderson, Indiana120
3) Church of God in Christ240
97) Other240
Missing4065 
TOTAL5100.0
197) 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_11) (HOLIND11)
TOTAL%
97) Other3100
Missing4067 
TOTAL3100.0
198) 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_11) (PENTED11)
TOTAL%
1) Assemblies of God746.7
2) Church of God in Christ16.7
4) Four Square Gospel (or Four Square)16.7
6) Pentecostal Holiness Church213.3
7) Other Pentecostal213.3
90) Not further specified213.3
Missing4054 
TOTAL15100.0
199) 7-39. What kind of Orthodox church was that? (ORTHODXFMQN_11) (ORTHOD11)
TOTAL%
3) Greek Orthodox133.3
6) Ukrainian Orthodox133.3
97) Other133.3
Missing4066 
TOTAL3100.0
200) 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_11) (DENOTD11)
TOTAL%
1) Non-denominational evangelical church758.3
2) Interdenominational or community church325
90) Not further specified216.7
Missing4057 
TOTAL12100.0
201) 7-41. Thinking about your father's religious faith, would you describe him as Traditional Catholic or Liberal Catholic? (CATHTYPEFMQN_11) (CATHD11)
TOTAL%
1) Traditional Catholic13352
2) Liberal Catholic11645.3
3) Other1.4
8) Don't know/no opinion41.6
9) No answer/refused2.8
Missing3826 
TOTAL256100.0
202) 7-42. Do you consider your father to be Orthodox, Conservative, Reform or something else? (JEWTYPEFMQN_11) (JEWD11)
TOTAL%
1) Orthodox Jew15.3
2) Conservative Jew315.8
3) Reform Jew421.1
4) Other/something else947.4
8) Don't know/no opinion15.3
9) No answer/refused15.3
Missing4045 
TOTAL19100.0
203) 7-24. What was your mother's religious preference? Was it Protestant, Catholic, another type of Christian, Jewish, some other religion, or nothing in particular? (RELIGFM2QX_11) (RELIGM11)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant6326.5
2) Catholic8134
3) Another type of Christian3514.7
4) Jewish41.7
5) Some other religion3313.9
6) Nothing in particular229.2
Missing3841 
TOTAL238100.0
204) 7-25. What church or denomination was that? (DENOMFMQX_11) (DENOMM11)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist2520.2
2) Episcopalian/Anglican/Church of England54
3) Lutheran1411.3
4) Methodist1713.7
5) Just Protestant1.8
6) Presbyterian75.6
10) Christian (or just Christian)1512.1
11) Christian Scientist21.6
12) Church (or Churches) of Christ32.4
15) Congregationalist21.6
16) Church of God1.8
18) Holiness1.8
22) Pentecostal43.2
24) Friends/Quaker1.8
27) Latter-day Saint/Mormon32.4
28) Jehovah's Witnesses43.2
29) Unitarian Universalist1.8
31) Hindu32.4
34) Southern Baptist Convention32.4
56) Non-denominational independent evangelical21.6
61) Church of the Nazarene1.8
72) Greek Orthodox21.6
73) Russian Orthodox00
84) Catholic1.8
92) Pagan1.8
97) Other54
Missing3948 
TOTAL124100.0
205) 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? (BAPTFMQX_11) (BAPTM11)
TOTAL%
1) Southern Baptist Convention1257.1
2) American Baptist Churches in USA14.8
3) Independent Baptist733.3
97) Other14.8
Missing4049 
TOTAL21100.0
206) 7-27. Was this church part of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, the Missouri Synod, or some other Lutheran group? (LUTHFMQX_11) (LUTHM11)
TOTAL%
1) ELCA, Evangelical Lutheran Church in America444.4
2) Lutheran Church, Missouri Synod333.3
3) Lutheran Church, Wisconsin Evangelical Synod or Wisconsin Synod111.1
97) Other111.1
Missing4060 
TOTAL9100.0
207) 7-28. Was this church part of the United Methodist Church, African Methodist Episcopal Church, or some other Methodist group? (METHFMQX_11) (METHM11)
TOTAL%
1) United Methodist Church1694.1
6) Methodist Episcopal15.9
Missing4050 
TOTAL17100.0
208) 7-29. What was it called exactly? (JSTPROTFMQX_11) (JSTPRM11)
TOTAL%
99) No answer/refused1100
Missing4067 
TOTAL1100.0
209) 7-30. Was this the Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A., Presbyterian Church in America, or some other Presbyterian group? (PRESBFMQX_11) (PRESBM11)
TOTAL%
1) Presbyterian Church USA (or United Presbyterian Church)480
2) Presbyterian Church in America (or Evangelical Presbyterian)120
Missing4063 
TOTAL5100.0
210) 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 'She was just Christian'? (JSTXIANFMQX_11) (JSTXM11)
TOTAL%
1) Disciples of Christ320
4) Non-denominational16.7
5) They were just Christian853.3
97) Other320
Missing4058 
TOTAL15100.0
211) 7-35. Was this the Church of Christ or the United Church of Christ? (CHRCHXFMQX_11) (CHRCHM11)
TOTAL%
1) Church of Christ3100
Missing4066 
TOTAL3100.0
212) 7-36. Was this the Church of God of Anderson, Indiana; the Church of God of Cleveland, Tennessee; the Church of God in Christ; or some other Church of God? (CHRCHGDFMQX_11) (CHRGDM11)
TOTAL%
3) Church of God in Christ1100
Missing4068 
TOTAL1100.0
213) 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? (HOLINSSFMQX_11) (HOLINM11)
TOTAL%
7) Other Holiness1100
Missing4068 
TOTAL1100.0
214) 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? (PENTECSFMQX_11) (PENTEM11)
TOTAL%
1) Assemblies of God360
2) Church of God in Christ240
Missing4066 
TOTAL5100.0
215) 7-42r. Thinking about your mother's religious faith, would you describe her as Traditional Catholic or Liberal Catholic? (CATHTYPEFMQX_11) (CATHM11)
TOTAL%
1) Traditional Catholic4353.1
2) Liberal Catholic2935.8
3) Other44.9
8) Don't know/no opinion56.2
Missing3994 
TOTAL81100.0
216) 7-42s. Do you consider your mother to be Orthodox, Conservative, Reform or something else? (JEWTYPEFMQX_11) (JEWM11)
TOTAL%
3) Reform Jew375
4) Other/something else125
Missing4066 
TOTAL4100.0
217) 7-43. When you were growing up, did you have the same religious preference as you do now or a different religious preference? (RELIGYTH_11) (RELIGY11)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, same62467
2) No, different30833
Missing3114 
TOTAL932100.0
218) 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_11) (RELGY211)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant25828
2) Catholic24826.9
3) Another type of Christian16718.1
4) Jewish182
5) Some other religion11212.1
6) Nothing in particular12013
Missing3123 
TOTAL923100.0
219) 7-45. What church or denomination was that? (DENOMYTH_11) (DENOMY11)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist15228.7
2) Episcopalian/Anglican/Church of England152.8
3) Lutheran366.8
4) Methodist5610.6
5) Just Protestant61.1
6) Presbyterian264.9
8) Brethren (or Brethren Church)1.2
9) Evangelical or Born Again5.9
10) Christian (or just Christian)417.8
11) Christian Scientist2.4
12) Church (or Churches) of Christ5.9
13) United Church of Christ71.3
14) Disciples of Christ1.2
15) Congregationalist1.2
16) Church of God81.5
17) Assembly (or Assemblies) of God4.8
18) Holiness61.1
19) Nazarene3.6
22) Pentecostal163
23) Church of God in Christ61.1
24) Friends/Quaker3.6
25) Orthodox3.6
26) Non-denominational/Independent142.6
27) Latter-day Saint/Mormon234.3
28) Jehovah's Witnesses71.3
29) Unitarian Universalist2.4
30) Buddhist1.2
31) Hindu71.3
32) Muslim/Islam61.1
34) Southern Baptist Convention81.5
35) American Baptist Churches in USA1.2
37) Evangelical Lutheran Church in America1.2
38) Lutheran Church, Missouri Synod2.4
40) United Methodist Church4.8
41) African Methodist Episcopal1.2
46) Christian Reformed Church3.6
56) Non-denominational independent evangelical122.3
61) Church of the Nazarene1.2
63) Salvation Army, American Rescue Workers4.8
72) Greek Orthodox3.6
73) Russian Orthodox1.2
74) Serbian Orthodox1.2
88) Non-denominational (general)3.6
89) Seventh-day Adventist5.9
91) Atheist/Agnostic1.2
92) Pagan1.2
94) Mennonite1.2
97) Other132.5
Missing3529 
TOTAL529100.0
220) 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_11) (BAPTY11)
TOTAL%
1) Southern Baptist Convention7251.1
2) American Baptist Churches in USA1611.3
3) Independent Baptist3222.7
4) Missionary Baptist21.4
6) First Baptist1.7
7) General Baptist1.7
8) Free Will Baptist21.4
10) Conservative Baptist21.4
90) Not further specified85.7
97) Other53.5
Missing3928 
TOTAL141100.0
221) 7-47. Was this church part of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, the Missouri Synod, or some other Lutheran group? (LUTHYTH_11) (LUTHY11)
TOTAL%
1) ELCA, Evangelical Lutheran Church in America1442.4
2) Lutheran Church, Missouri Synod1236.4
3) Lutheran Church, Wisconsin Evangelical Synod or Wisconsin Synod13
90) Not further specified39.1
97) Other39.1
Missing4030 
TOTAL33100.0
222) 7-48. Was your church part of the United Methodist Church, African Methodist Episcopal Church, or some other Methodist group? (METHYTH_11) (METHY11)
TOTAL%
1) United Methodist Church4794
2) African Methodist Episcopal00
6) Methodist Episcopal12
90) Not further specified12
97) Other12
Missing4016 
TOTAL50100.0
223) 7-49. What is it called exactly? (JSTPRTYTH_11) (JSTPRY11)
TOTAL%
97) Answer given116.7
99) No answer/Refused583.3
Missing4063 
TOTAL6100.0
224) 7-50. Was this the Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A., Presbyterian Church in America, or some other Presbyterian group? (PRESBYTH_11) (PRESBY11)
TOTAL%
1) Presbyterian Church USA (or United Presbyterian Church)1666.7
2) Presbyterian Church in America (or 'Evangelical Presbyterian')416.7
90) Not further specified312.5
97) Other14.2
Missing4041 
TOTAL24100.0
225) 7-53. Was that the Evangelical Free Church, Evangelical Covenant Church, or a non-denominational evangelical church or something else? (EVANGYTH_11) (EVANGY11)
TOTAL%
2) Evangelical Free Church or Free Church120
3) Evangelical Covenant Church120
5) Non-denominational/Independent Evangelical240
90) Not further specified120
Missing4064 
TOTAL5100.0
226) 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_11) (JSTXY11)
TOTAL%
1) Disciples of Christ716.7
2) Church of Christ24.8
4) Non-denominational24.8
5) They were just a Christian3173.8
Missing4034 
TOTAL42100.0
227) 7-55. Was this the Church of Christ or the United Church of Christ? (CHRCHXYTH_11) (CHRCHY11)
TOTAL%
1) Church of Christ5100
Missing4064 
TOTAL5100.0
228) 7-56. Was this the Church of God of Anderson, Indiana; the Church of God of Cleveland, Tennessee; the Church of God in Christ; or some other Church of God? (CHRCHGDYTH_11) (CHRGDY11)
TOTAL%
2) Cleveland, Tennessee233.3
3) Church of God in Christ233.3
4) Just Church of God116.7
97) Other116.7
Missing4065 
TOTAL6100.0
229) 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_11) (HOLINY11)
TOTAL%
7) Other Holiness116.7
90) Not further specified116.7
97) Other466.7
Missing4064 
TOTAL6100.0
230) 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_11) (PENTEY11)
TOTAL%
1) Assemblies of God746.7
2) Church of God in Christ213.3
4) Four Square Gospel (or Four Square)16.7
6) Pentecostal Holiness Church213.3
7) Other Pentecostal320
Missing4054 
TOTAL15100.0
231) 7-59. What kind of Orthodox church was that? (ORTHODXYTH_11) (ORTHOY11)
TOTAL%
3) Greek Orthodox125
6) Ukrainian Orthodox250
97) Other125
Missing4065 
TOTAL4100.0
232) 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_11) (DENOTY11)
TOTAL%
1) Non-denominational evangelical church753.8
2) Interdenominational or community church538.5
3) Interfaith or Ecumenical Protestant17.7
Missing4054 
TOTAL13100.0
233) 7-61. Thinking about your own religious faith, would you describe yourself as having been a Traditional Catholic or a Liberal Catholic? (CATHTYPEYTH_11) (CATHY11)
TOTAL%
1) Traditional Catholic12048.4
2) Liberal Catholic12148.8
3) Other31.2
8) Don't know/no opinion2.8
9) No answer/refused2.8
Missing3827 
TOTAL248100.0
234) 7-62. Did you consider yourself Orthodox, Conservative, Reform or something else? (JEWTYPEYTH_11) (JEWY11)
TOTAL%
1) Orthodox Jew210.5
2) Conservative Jew315.8
3) Reform Jew421.1
4) Other/something else947.4
9) No answer/refused15.3
Missing4044 
TOTAL19100.0
235) 7-64. Talking about nowadays, how often do you attend religious services? (RELATEND_11) (RELATT11)
TOTAL%
1) Several times a week26711.5
2) Every week53523
3) Nearly every week1195.1
4) 2-3 times a month2008.6
5) About once a month1878.1
6) Several times a year2269.7
7) About once or twice a year24410.5
8) Less than once a year1134.9
9) Never43118.6
Missing1749 
TOTAL2322100.0
236) 7-67. How often did your family attend religious services when you were growing up, if at all? (RELATPST_11) (RELATP11)
TOTAL%
0) Never596.3
1) Every week55158.7
2) Nearly every week10010.6
3) 2-3 times a month667
4) About once a month343.6
5) Several times a year586.2
6) About once or twice a year525.5
7) Less than once a year7.7
8) Don't know/no opinion5.5
9) No answer/refused7.7
Missing3108 
TOTAL939100.0
237) 8-1. Are you currently married, separated, divorced, widowed, or have you never married? (MARITAL_11) (MARIT11)
TOTAL%
0) Never married63227.2
1) Widowed1717.4
2) Divorced29812.8
3) Separated562.4
4) Married116950.3
Missing1749 
TOTAL2326100.0
238) 8-2. Are you currently living with a partner? (PARTNER_11) (PARTN11)
TOTAL%
0) No91579
1) Yes24321
Missing2987 
TOTAL1158100.0
239) 8-3. How many children, aged 17 or younger, live in your household? (KIDS_11) (KIDS1711)
TOTAL%
0) None143061.5
1) 137015.9
2) 233914.6
3) 31195.1
4) 4431.9
5) 521.9
6) 62.1
8) 800
Missing1749 
TOTAL2324100.0
240) 8-4. And how many of these children are six years old or older? (KIDS_6_11) (KIDS611)
TOTAL%
0) None18721.8
1) 132638
2) 225629.9
3) 3728.4
4) 4141.6
5) 52.2
Missing3401 
TOTAL857100.0
241) 8-5. Do you have any other children, including adult children? (KIDSADLT_11) (KIDSAD11)
TOTAL%
0) No98449.4
1) Yes100850.6
Missing2116 
TOTAL1992100.0
242) 8-7a. What is your spouse or partner's party preference (in other words, Republican, Democrat, Independent)? (SP_PTYID_11) (SPPRTY11)
TOTAL%
1) Republican13632.3
2) Independent10424.7
3) Democrat18143
Missing3688 
TOTAL421100.0
243) 8-7b. What is your spouse or partner's political and social outlook (in other words, Conservative, middle-of-the-road, Liberal)? (SP_IDEO_11) (SPIDEO11)
TOTAL%
1) Conservative34940.9
2) Middle-of-the-road29734.8
3) Liberal20824.4
Missing3135 
TOTAL854100.0
244) 9-1. You said you were a (INSERT CURRENT RELIGIOUS PREFERENCE). How about your spouse or partner, what denomination are they now, if any? (RELIGSP_11) (RELSP11)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant34825.1
2) Catholic35525.6
3) Another type of Christian20214.6
4) Jewish211.5
5) Some other religion755.4
6) Nothing in particular23717.1
7) Same as me1057.6
8) Baptist7.5
9) Methodist2.1
10) Church (or Churches) of Christ1.1
11) Lutheran1.1
12) Atheist/Agnostic161.2
14) Mormon3.2
15) Unitarian Universalist00
16) Nazarene1.1
97) Other (SPECIFY) _________11.8
Missing2682 
TOTAL1385100.0
245) 9-2. What church or denomination is that? (DENOMSP_11) (DENSP11)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist17429.3
2) Episcopalian/Anglican/Church of England152.5
3) Lutheran528.8
4) Methodist6510.9
5) Just Protestant61
6) Presbyterian203.4
7) Reformed1.2
8) Brethren (or The Brethren Church)1.2
9) Evangelical or Born Again132.2
10) Christian or just Christian477.9
12) Church (or Churches) of Christ142.4
13) United Church of Christ4.7
14) Disciples of Christ5.8
15) Congregationalist2.3
16) Church of God5.8
17) Assembly of God (or Assemblies of God)71.2
19) Nazarene3.5
20) Wesleyan (of Wesleyan Church)2.3
21) Christian Missionary Alliance5.8
22) Pentecostal172.9
23) Church of God in Christ2.3
24) Friends/Quaker00
25) Orthodox2.3
26) Non-denominational, Independent, Protestant315.2
27) Latter Day Saint/Mormon244
28) Jehovah's Witnesses61
29) Unitarian/Universalist61
30) Buddhist81.3
31) Hindu71.2
32) Muslim/Islam3.5
34) Southern Baptist Convention2.3
35) American Baptist Churches in USA00
37) ELCA (Evangelical Lutheran Church in America)00
38) Lutheran Church, Missouri Synod1.2
39) Lutheran Church, Wisconsin Evangelical Synod1.2
40) United Methodist Church4.7
44) United Presbyterian Church1.2
46) Christian Reformed Church1.2
48) Church of the Brethren1.2
53) Free Church1.2
55) Evangelical Lutheran Church in America2.3
56) Non-denominational/Independent Evangelical132.2
63) Salvation Army, American Rescue workers2.3
67) Four Square Gospel (or Four Square)2.3
72) Greek Orthodox2.3
75) Ukrainian Orthodox00
88) Non-denominational (general)3.5
89) Seventh Day Adventist4.7
97) Other71.2
Missing3430 
TOTAL594100.0
246) 9-3. How often does your spouse or partner attend religious services, if at all? (RELATSP_11) (ATTSP11)
TOTAL%
1) Several times a week1047.4
2) Every week32623.1
3) Nearly every week694.9
4) 2-3 times a month1309.2
5) About once a month976.9
6) Several times a year1238.7
7) About once or twice a year16711.8
8) Less than once a year574
9) Never32923.3
98) Don't know/no opinion5.4
99) No answer/refused3.2
Missing2656 
TOTAL1410100.0
247) 9-8. How important is it to you that your children marry someone of your own faith? (WEDINREL_11) (WEDINR11)
TOTAL%
0) Not important at all68538.4
1) Not very important32218.1
2) Somewhat important41523.3
3) Very important36120.2
Missing2210 
TOTAL1783100.0
248) 9-9. Thinking about your extended family, how many of them have the same religious affiliation as you? (REL_FAM_11) (EXTFAM11)
TOTAL%
0) None the same34915.2
1) Some64027.9
2) Most70030.6
3) All the same60126.2
Missing1785 
TOTAL2290100.0
249) 9-11. Thinking about your neighbors, how many of them have the same religious affiliation as you? (REL_NEI_11) (RELNEI11)
TOTAL%
0) None the same49427.4
1) Some95553
2) Most28415.8
3) All the same683.8
Missing2263 
TOTAL1801100.0
250) 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_11) (RELFRD11)
TOTAL%
0) None/Zero32814.6
1) One26611.9
2) Two42619
3) Three46420.7
4) Four29213
5) Five46320.7
Missing1825 
TOTAL2239100.0
251) 9-11a. Thinking about your 5 closest friends, how many of them have the same party preference (in other words, Republican, Democrat, Independent) as you, 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, or 5? (PTY_5FRD_11) (PTYFRD11)
TOTAL%
0) None/Zero456.5
1) One456.5
2) Two11516.5
3) Three17224.7
4) Four9613.8
5) Five22432.1
Missing3436 
TOTAL697100.0
252) 9-11b. Thinking about your 5 closest friends, how many of them have the same social and political outlook (in other words, Conservative, middle-of-the-road, Liberal) as you, 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, or 5? (IDEO5FRD_11) (IDEOFR11)
TOTAL%
0) None/Zero876
1) One1057.3
2) Two25317.6
3) Three37826.2
4) Four24917.3
5) Five36925.6
Missing2546 
TOTAL1441100.0
253) 10-1. Is there a particular place of worship where you usually attend religious services or not? (REGCHRH_11) (REGCHR11)
TOTAL%
0) No35420
1) Yes142080
Missing2273 
TOTAL1774100.0
254) 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 in 2007? (REGCHRCHG_11) (REGCH711)
TOTAL%
1) Same71181.5
2) Different16118.5
Missing3175 
TOTAL872100.0
255) 10-4. How many years have you been going to religious services at this congregation? (CNGYRS_11) (CNGYRS11)
TOTAL%
0) Less than a year211.4
1) 11087.1
2) 21087.1
3) 31046.8
4) 4734.8
5) 51177.7
6) 6654.3
7) 7624.1
8) 8442.9
9) 9483.1
10) 101449.4
11) 11271.8
12) 12221.4
13) 13211.4
14) 149.6
15) 15452.9
16) 1614.9
17) 1713.9
18) 18161
19) 19181.2
20) 20734.8
21) 2110.7
22) 2213.9
23) 2314.9
24) 247.5
25) 25312
26) 266.4
27) 273.2
28) 2814.9
29) 295.3
30) 30422.8
31) 313.2
32) 3210.7
33) 334.3
34) 343.2
35) 35211.4
36) 363.2
37) 373.2
38) 385.3
39) 391.1
40) 40412.7
41) 412.1
42) 426.4
43) 432.1
44) 441.1
45) 457.5
46) 463.2
47) 477.5
48) 487.5
50) 50241.6
51) 515.3
52) 524.3
53) 532.1
54) 543.2
55) 555.3
56) 564.3
57) 573.2
58) 587.5
59) 591.1
60) 60151
61) 611.1
62) 622.1
63) 633.2
64) 641.1
65) 654.3
66) 661.1
68) 681.1
70) 7000
72) 721.1
73) 731.1
74) 742.1
75) 753.2
78) 781.1
79) 791.1
80) 802.1
82) 821.1
85) 851.1
87) 871.1
Missing2508 
TOTAL1526100.0
256) 10-7. How satisfied generally are you with this congregation-are you very satisfied, moderately satisfied, slightly satisfied, or not at all satisfied? (CNGSAT_11) (CNGSAT11)
TOTAL%
0) Not at all satisfied231.4
1) Slightly satisfied1167.2
2) Moderately satisfied56635.1
3) Very satisfied90756.3
Missing2430 
TOTAL1612100.0
257) 10-10. Approximately how many people typically attend weekly worship at this congregation? (CNGSIZE_11) (CNGSIZ11)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL498.871753.96
258) 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_11) (CNGRAC11)
TOTAL%
0) About a quarter or less17410.9
1) About a half19111.9
2) About three-quarters42926.8
3) All or almost all80550.3
Missing2440 
TOTAL1599100.0
259) 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_11) (CNGPOL11)
TOTAL%
0) About a quarter or less22119
1) About a half42336.3
2) About three-quarters23520.2
3) All or almost all28624.5
Missing2915 
TOTAL1165100.0
260) 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_11) (CNGFRD11)
TOTAL%
1) 038123.6
2) 1 to 245428.1
3) 3 to 537223
4) 6 to 1016910.5
5) More than 1023814.7
Missing2425 
TOTAL1614100.0
261) 10-13a. How often do you see them outside of religious services? Often, sometimes, or seldom/never? (FRDCSEE_11) (CFRSEE11)
TOTAL%
0) Seldom or never24519.9
1) Sometimes56746.1
2) Often41934
Missing2807 
TOTAL1231100.0
262) 10-13b. How often do you turn to them for emotional support? Often, sometimes, or seldom/never? (FRDCEMO_11) (CFREMO11)
TOTAL%
0) Seldom or never54043.8
1) Sometimes47538.5
2) Often21817.7
Missing2805 
TOTAL1233100.0
263) 10-13c. How often do they ask you to volunteer or contribute to some cause? Often, sometimes, or seldom/never? (FRDCVOL_11) (CFRVOL11)
TOTAL%
0) Seldom or never43735.5
1) Sometimes50841.3
2) Often28623.2
Missing2807 
TOTAL1231100.0
264) 10-13d. How often do you worry about whether they approve of your actions? Often, sometimes, or seldom/never? (FRDCWOR_11) (CFRWOR11)
TOTAL%
0) Seldom or never83267.5
1) Sometimes24419.8
2) Often15612.7
Missing2808 
TOTAL1232100.0
265) 10-13e. How often do you share their views on social and political issues? Most of the time, sometimes, or seldom/never? (FRDCPOL_11) (CFRPOL11)
TOTAL%
0) Seldom or never35129.1
1) Sometimes49140.7
2) Most of the time36330.1
Missing2843 
TOTAL1205100.0
266) 10-14b. Does this congregation ever organize demonstrations or marches? (CNGDEMO_11) (CNGDEM11)
TOTAL%
0) No134084.6
1) Yes24315.4
Missing2458 
TOTAL1583100.0
267) 10-14c. Does this congregation ever sponsor voter registration or distribute voter guides? (CNGVOTE_11) (CNGVOT11)
TOTAL%
0) No111374
1) Yes39226
Missing2537 
TOTAL1505100.0
268) 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_11) (CNGPUL11)
TOTAL%
0) Never62339.5
1) A few times a year or less often66041.9
2) Once every month or two16710.6
3) Several times a month1268
Missing2471 
TOTAL1576100.0
269) 10-18a. We're going to give you a list of activities that some people do associated with their congregation. Which, if any, of the following did you do in the past 12 months: Did you in the past 12 months participate in prayer groups or other small groups? (SMLLGP_11) (SMLLGP11)
TOTAL%
0) No77848
1) Yes84452
Missing2420 
TOTAL1622100.0
270) 10-18d. We're going to give you a list of activities that some people do associated with their congregation. Which, if any, of the following did you do in the past 12 months: Did you in the past 12 months serve as an officer or member of a committee of this congregation? (OFFCRCNG_11) (OFFCNG11)
TOTAL%
0) No132681.7
1) Yes29718.3
Missing2419 
TOTAL1623100.0
271) 10-18e. We're going to give you a list of activities that some people do associated with their congregation. Which, if any, of the following did you do in the past 12 months: Did you in the past 12 months participate in social or political action with others in this congregation? (ACTCNG_11) (ACTCNG11)
TOTAL%
0) No135883.8
1) Yes26216.2
Missing2421 
TOTAL1620100.0
272) 10-19. How frequently do you participate in small groups? (SMALLGP2_11) (SMGRP211)
TOTAL%
1) Seldom32038.1
2) Roughly monthly26331.3
3) Roughly weekly24729.4
4) Roughly daily91.1
Missing3240 
TOTAL839100.0
273) 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_11) (PRAY11)
TOTAL%
1) Never41117.7
2) Occasionally46720.1
3) Roughly once a week964.1
4) A few times a week24610.6
5) Roughly once a day51822.3
6) Several times a day58425.2
Missing1753 
TOTAL2322100.0
274) 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_11) (RDHOLY11)
TOTAL%
1) Never66828.7
2) Occasionally74131.9
3) Roughly once a week2058.8
4) A few times a week26111.2
5) Roughly once a day34414.8
6) Several times a day1054.5
Missing1750 
TOTAL2324100.0
275) 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 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_11) (GRACE11)
TOTAL%
1) Never46920.2
2) Occasionally67929.2
3) Roughly once a week652.8
4) A few times a week1837.9
5) Roughly once a day31713.6
6) Several times a day61126.3
Missing1751 
TOTAL2324100.0
276) 11-4. How often do you talk about religion with your family and friends, if at all? (TALKREL_11) (TLKREL11)
TOTAL%
1) Never2299.9
2) Seldom75432.5
3) Roughly monthly36615.8
4) Roughly weekly61626.5
5) Roughly daily35615.3
Missing1750 
TOTAL2321100.0
277) 11-5. How important is religion to you in making decisions regarding your career, family or health, if at all? (RELONFAM_11) (DECFAM11)
TOTAL%
0) Not at all important47820.6
1) Not very important27812
2) Somewhat important62426.9
3) Very important94240.6
Missing1753 
TOTAL2322100.0
278) 11-6. How important is religion to you in making decisions on political issues, if at all? (RELONPOL_11) (DECPOL11)
TOTAL%
0) Not at all important75232.5
1) Not very important35415.3
2) Somewhat important62627.1
3) Very important58225.2
Missing1763 
TOTAL2314100.0
279) 12-1. Do you believe the world is soon coming to an end, or not? (WRLDEND_11) (WRLDEN11)
TOTAL%
0) No, do not believe152169.1
1) Yes, believe67930.9
Missing1874 
TOTAL2200100.0
280) 12-2. Can a good person who is not of your faith go to heaven or attain salvation, or not? (WHOHVN_11) (WHOHVN11)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, can go to heaven or attain salvation172887.5
2) No, cannot go to heaven or attain salvation20010.1
3) Don't believe in heaven/salvation472.4
Missing2089 
TOTAL1975100.0
281) 12-2a. Does that include non-Christians or only other Christians? (WHOHVNOXN_11) (WHONOX11)
TOTAL%
1) Non-Christians can go to heaven or attain salvation105078.3
2) Only other Christians can go to heaven or attain salvation29121.7
Missing2697 
TOTAL1341100.0
282) 12-3. Have you ever personally experienced the presence of God, or not? (EXPGOD_11) (EXPGOD11)
TOTAL%
0) No, have not experienced presence of God97244.9
1) Yes, experienced presence of God119355.1
Missing1923 
TOTAL2165100.0
283) 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_11) (FTHDEE11)
TOTAL%
1) The path to salvation comes through actions or deeds105946.7
2) Mixture of actions and faith (Volunteered)97142.8
3) The path to salvation lies in our beliefs or faith1777.8
5) Don't believe in salvation622.7
Missing1804 
TOTAL2269100.0
284) 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_11) (GOODEV11)
TOTAL%
1) There are absolutely clear guidelines of what is good and evil131258.3
2) There can never be absolutely clear guidelines93841.7
Missing1817 
TOTAL2250100.0
285) 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_11) (TRUTH11)
TOTAL%
1) One religion is true and others are not29813
2) There are basic truths in many religions182079.1
3) There is very little truth in any religion1607
4) Can't choose221
Missing1769 
TOTAL2300100.0
286) 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_11) (EVOLUT11)
TOTAL%
1) Human beings have developed over millions of years from less advanced forms of life, but God guided this process;87938.6
2) Human beings have developed over millions of years from less advanced forms of life, but God had no part in this process;36916.2
3) God created human beings pretty much in their present form at one time within the last 10,000 years or so99243.5
4) None of these views381.7
Missing1798 
TOTAL2278100.0
287) 12-11. Which comes closer to your views? Right and wrong should be based on God's laws or right and wrong should be based on the views of society? (GOD_SOC_11) (GODSOC11)
TOTAL%
1) Right and wrong should be based on God's laws104967
2) Right and wrong should be based on the views of society51633
Missing2514 
TOTAL1565100.0
288) 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_11) (LITERA11)
TOTAL%
1) Scripture is the actual word of God and is to be taken literally, word for word73432.2
2) Scripture is the inspired word of God but not everything in it should be taken literally, word for word109748.2
3) Scripture is an ancient book of fables, legends, history, and moral precepts recorded by men44719.6
Missing1792 
TOTAL2278100.0
289) Ask 12-13 (ASK12_13_11) (Q121311)
TOTAL%
1) Ask 12_13162069.6
2) Don't ask 12_1370730.4
TOTAL2327100.0
290) 12-13. Some say it is okay for religious people to try to convert other people to their faith, others say that everyone should leave everyone else alone. Which comes closer to your views? (CONV_OK_11) (CONVOK11)
TOTAL%
0) Everyone should leave everyone else alone92158.7
1) Okay for religious people to try to convert others64741.3
Missing2485 
TOTAL1568100.0
291) Rotate order of 12-15 and 12-16--first question (RO12151601_11) (ROT12111)
TOTAL%
1) 12-1576448.9
2) 12-1679951.1
Missing2521 
TOTAL1563100.0
292) Rotate order of 12-15 and 12-16--second question (RO12151602_11) (ROT12211)
TOTAL%
1) 12-1579951.1
2) 12-1676448.9
Missing2521 
TOTAL1563100.0
293) 12-15. How often do you personally feel God's love in your life -- Very Often, Sometimes, Rarely, Never? (GODSLOV_11) (GODLOV1)
TOTAL%
0) Never1187.6
1) Rarely1046.7
2) Sometimes36323.5
3) Very often95962.1
Missing2539 
TOTAL1544100.0
294) 12-16. How often do you personally feel God's judgment in your life -- Very Often, Sometimes, Rarely, Never? (GODSJUDG_11) (GODJUD11)
TOTAL%
0) Never22414.6
1) Rarely23315.2
2) Sometimes54135.3
3) Very often53634.9
Missing2552 
TOTAL1534100.0
295) 13-1a (combined). 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? (RELPRIVX_11) (RELPRI11)
TOTAL%
1) Disagree strongly32114
2) Disagree somewhat35515.5
4) Agree somewhat42818.7
5) Agree strongly118951.9
Missing1781 
TOTAL2293100.0
296) 13-1b (combined). 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? (VOTRELX_11) (VOTREL11)
TOTAL%
1) Disagree strongly45119.6
2) Disagree somewhat140961.2
4) Agree somewhat27712
5) Agree strongly1677.2
Missing1771 
TOTAL2304100.0
297) 13-1d (combined). 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--I have a lot of confidence in the Catholic hierarchy? (CATHLDRSX_11) (CATHLD11)
TOTAL%
1) Disagree strongly9820.5
2) Disagree somewhat8918.6
4) Agree somewhat14430.1
5) Agree strongly14830.9
Missing3619 
TOTAL479100.0
298) 13-1f (combined). 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--Women should be allowed to be priests or clergy in my house of worship? (WOMCHRCHX_11) (WOMCHR11)
TOTAL%
1) Disagree strongly1627.2
2) Disagree somewhat33715
4) Agree somewhat48321.5
5) Agree strongly126756.3
Missing1816 
TOTAL2249100.0
299) 13-1g (combined). 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? (RELDIVOKX_11) (RELDIV11)
TOTAL%
1) Disagree strongly1828
2) Disagree somewhat1968.6
4) Agree somewhat72832.1
5) Agree strongly116351.3
Missing1806 
TOTAL2269100.0
300) 13-1h (combined). 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? (RELDIVAMX_11) (RELDAM11)
TOTAL%
1) Disagree strongly38316.8
2) Disagree somewhat25711.3
4) Agree somewhat68129.9
5) Agree strongly95742
Missing1794 
TOTAL2278100.0
301) 13-1j (combined). 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? (MORALITYX_11) (MORAL11)
TOTAL%
1) Disagree strongly37116.3
2) Disagree somewhat38316.8
4) Agree somewhat67429.6
5) Agree strongly85137.3
Missing1802 
TOTAL2279100.0
302) 13-1k (combined). 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--Too many religious people in this country these days are negative, angry, and judgmental? (RELANGRY_11) (RELANG11)
TOTAL%
1) Disagree strongly22116
2) Disagree somewhat17212.5
4) Agree somewhat41830.3
5) Agree strongly56741.1
Missing2735 
TOTAL1378100.0
303) 13-1l (combined). 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--Most mainstream religion is irrelevant to the needs and concerns of most people my age? (RELIRREL_11) (RELIRR11)
TOTAL%
1) Disagree strongly41630.5
2) Disagree somewhat33524.6
4) Agree somewhat33924.9
5) Agree strongly27320
Missing2746 
TOTAL1363100.0
304) 13-1b. Please tell me which you think is more important for a child to be taught: (obedience) or (self-reliance)? (OBEDNCE_11) (OBEY11)
TOTAL%
0) Self-reliance107046.4
1) (VOLUNTEERED) Both25210.9
2) Obedience98642.7
Missing1771 
TOTAL2308100.0
305) 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_11) (BLDXCH11)
TOTAL%
1) Bother you a lot231.6
2) Bother you a little845.8
3) Not bother you91562.9
4) Be something you welcome43229.7
Missing2566 
TOTAL1454100.0
306) 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_11) (BLDBDH11)
TOTAL%
1) Bother you a lot1429.8
2) Bother you a little20614.2
3) Not bother you88360.7
4) Be something you welcome22315.3
Missing2568 
TOTAL1454100.0
307) 13-4. Suppose some Muslims wanted to build a large mosque in your community, would this bother you a lot, bother you a little, not bother you, or be something you welcome? (BLDMUSOK_11) (BLDMUS11)
TOTAL%
1) Bother you a lot20714.3
2) Bother you a little29620.5
3) Not bother you78654.3
4) Be something you welcome15810.9
Missing2572 
TOTAL1447100.0
308) 13-5a. People often disagree on the morality or immorality of certain behaviors. For each of the following behaviors, please tell me whether you consider the behavior to be always wrong, sometimes wrong, or never wrong. How about unwedded mothers having children? (OKSNGMOM_11) (SNGMOM11)
TOTAL%
0) Never wrong50922.3
1) Sometimes wrong119952.6
2) Always wrong57325.1
Missing1794 
TOTAL2281100.0
309) 13-5d. People often disagree on the morality or immorality of certain behaviors. For each of the following behaviors, please tell me whether you consider the behavior to be always wrong, sometimes wrong, or never wrong. How about a man and a woman having sexual relations before marriage? (OKSEX_11) (OKSEX11)
TOTAL%
0) Never wrong71731.4
1) Sometimes wrong90239.4
2) Always wrong66829.2
Missing1780 
TOTAL2287100.0
310) 13-5e. People often disagree on the morality or immorality of certain behaviors. For each of the following behaviors, please tell me whether you consider the behavior to be always wrong, sometimes wrong, or never wrong. How about homosexual acts? (OKGAY_11) (OKGAY11)
TOTAL%
0) Never wrong60527
1) Sometimes wrong55224.6
2) Always wrong108348.3
Missing1833 
TOTAL2240100.0
311) 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_11) (GIVSCR11)
TOTAL%
0) No53723.1
1) Yes178676.9
Missing1752 
TOTAL2323100.0
312) 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_11) (GIVREL11)
TOTAL%
1) None25715.1
2) Less than $10030117.6
3) $100 to less than $50045926.9
4) $500 to less than $100021412.5
5) $1000 to less than $500031618.5
6) $5000 or more1609.4
Missing2276 
TOTAL1707100.0
313) 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_11) (GIVNON11)
TOTAL%
1) None21912.7
2) Less than $10043425.2
3) $100 to less than $50063236.6
4) $500 to less than $100020011.6
5) $1000 to less than $500021512.5
6) $5000 or more251.4
Missing2256 
TOTAL1725100.0
314) 14-5b (combined). 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--It is much better for everyone involved if the man is the achiever outside the home and the woman takes care of the home and family? (ROLEFEMX_11) (ROLFEM11)
TOTAL%
1) Disagree strongly49621.7
2) Disagree somewhat109247.7
4) Agree somewhat34715.2
5) Agree strongly35215.4
Missing1792 
TOTAL2287100.0
315) 14-5c (combined). 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? (SAMARTNX_11) (SAMART11)
TOTAL%
1) Disagree strongly753.2
2) Disagree somewhat391.7
4) Agree somewhat57524.8
5) Agree strongly163170.3
Missing1754 
TOTAL2320100.0
316) 14-5d (combined). 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? (CARESELFX_11) (CARSLF11)
TOTAL%
1) Disagree strongly50922.1
2) Disagree somewhat80835
4) Agree somewhat45719.8
5) Agree strongly53423.1
Missing1768 
TOTAL2308100.0
317) 14-5e (combined). 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--The people running my community don't really care much what happens to me? (ALIEN1X_11) (ALIEN11)
TOTAL%
1) Disagree strongly32529.1
2) Disagree somewhat25923.2
4) Agree somewhat29426.3
5) Agree strongly23821.3
Missing2949 
TOTAL1116100.0
318) 14-5f (combined). 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--Television is my primary form of entertainment? (TVONEX_11) (TVONE11)
TOTAL%
1) Disagree strongly17322.8
2) Disagree somewhat25733.8
4) Agree somewhat14418.9
5) Agree strongly18624.5
Missing3288 
TOTAL760100.0
319) 14-5g (combined). 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 book that most people disapprove of should be kept out of my local public library? (BOOKX_11) (BOOK11)
TOTAL%
1) Disagree strongly51922.7
2) Disagree somewhat122853.6
4) Agree somewhat26911.7
5) Agree strongly27412
Missing1785 
TOTAL2290100.0
320) 14-5h (combined). 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? (OSAMAX_11) (OSAMA11)
TOTAL%
1) Disagree strongly1998.7
2) Disagree somewhat66429.2
4) Agree somewhat72932
5) Agree strongly68530.1
Missing1795 
TOTAL2277100.0
321) 14-5n (combined). 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? (TOLATHSTX_11) (TOLATH11)
TOTAL%
1) Disagree strongly1938.5
2) Disagree somewhat45920.2
4) Agree somewhat72632
5) Agree strongly89239.3
Missing1807 
TOTAL2270100.0
322) 14-5o (combined). 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? (TOLRELFUNX_11) (TOLFUN11)
TOTAL%
1) Disagree strongly29413.2
2) Disagree somewhat37316.7
4) Agree somewhat82337
5) Agree strongly73733.1
Missing1858 
TOTAL2227100.0
323) 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_11) (IMPOCC11)
TOTAL%
0) Not at all important32214
1) Slightly important33914.8
2) Moderately important70530.7
3) Very important92740.4
Missing1785 
TOTAL2293100.0
324) 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_ETHN_11) (IMPETH11)
TOTAL%
0) Not at all important61726.6
1) Slightly important43518.8
2) Moderately important60326
3) Very important66228.6
Missing1758 
TOTAL2317100.0
325) 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_11) (IMPREL11)
TOTAL%
0) Not at all important36615.8
1) Slightly important32714.1
2) Moderately important54923.6
3) Very important108046.5
Missing1750 
TOTAL2322100.0
326) 15-1d. Which of these is most important to your sense of who you are -- occupation, ethnic or racial background or religion? (ID_MOST_11) (IMPMST11)
TOTAL%
1) Occupation17533.8
2) Ethnic or racial background8716.8
3) Religion25549.3
Missing3616 
TOTAL517100.0
327) 15-3. Would you say that most of the time people try to be helpful or that they are mostly just looking out for themselves? (HELPFUL_11) (HELPFL11)
TOTAL%
0) People mostly just looking out for themselves104945.4
1) Depends612.6
2) People try to be helpful119951.9
Missing1765 
TOTAL2309100.0
328) 15-4. Generally speaking, would you say most people can be trusted or that you can't be too careful in dealing with people? (TRUST_11) (TRUST11)
TOTAL%
0) You can't be too careful135458.6
1) Depends341.5
2) People can be trusted92139.9
Missing1768 
TOTAL2309100.0
329) 15-5a. Next, we'd like to know how much you trust different groups of people. First, think about people in your neighborhood. Generally speaking, would you say that you can trust them a lot, some, only a little, or not at all? (TRNEI_11) (TRNEI11)
TOTAL%
0) Trust them not at all895.5
1) Trust them only a little21613.4
2) Trust them some70743.7
4) Trust them a lot60537.4
Missing2454 
TOTAL1617100.0
330) 15-5d. Next, we'd like to know how much you trust different groups of people. Next, think about Whites. Generally speaking, would you say that you can trust them a lot, some, only a little, or not at all? (TRWHT_11) (TRWHT11)
TOTAL%
0) Trust them not at all382.4
1) Trust them only a little18311.4
2) Trust them some92857.9
4) Trust them a lot45428.3
Missing2474 
TOTAL1603100.0
331) 15-5e. Next, we'd like to know how much you trust different groups of people. Next, think about African Americans or Blacks. Generally speaking, would you say that you can trust them a lot, some, only a little, or not at all? (TRBLK_11) (TRBLK11)
TOTAL%
0) Trust them not at all583.6
1) Trust them only a little18611.7
2) Trust them some93358.5
4) Trust them a lot41826.2
Missing2487 
TOTAL1595100.0
332) 15-5f. Next, we'd like to know how much you trust different groups of people. Next, think about Asian Americans. Generally speaking, would you say that you can trust them a lot, some, only a little, or not at all? (TRASN_11) (TRASN11)
TOTAL%
0) Trust them not at all654.2
1) Trust them only a little18311.8
2) Trust them some85755.1
4) Trust them a lot45028.9
Missing2519 
TOTAL1555100.0
333) 15-5g. Next, we'd like to know how much you trust different groups of people. Next, think about Hispanics or Latinos. Generally speaking, would you say that you can trust them a lot, some, only a little, or not at all? (TRHISP_11) (TRHISP11)
TOTAL%
0) Trust them not at all664.2
1) Trust them only a little22214.1
2) Trust them some87655.6
4) Trust them a lot41126.1
Missing2507 
TOTAL1575100.0
334) 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_11) (INFAM11)
TOTAL%
1) Losing its influence153868.1
2) Neither increasing nor decreasing (volunteered)482.1
3) Increasing its influence67229.8
Missing1817 
TOTAL2258100.0
335) 16-6. All in all, do you think this is a good thing or a bad thing? (RELINFUP1_11) (INFAMG11)
TOTAL%
1) Good thing74434.6
2) Bad thing140565.4
Missing1916 
TOTAL2149100.0
336) 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_11) (GUDAM11)
TOTAL%
0) No, can't be good American25911.2
1) Yes, can be good American204588.8
Missing1768 
TOTAL2304100.0
337) 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_11) (VALTHR11)
TOTAL%
0) Not at all51222.1
1) Slightly52022.5
2) Moderately78934.1
3) Very49121.2
Missing1763 
TOTAL2312100.0
338) 18-1a. I'd like to get your feelings toward a number of well-known groups and people. I'll read the name of a group or person and I'd like you to rate that group or person using something we call the feeling thermometer. Ratings between 50 degrees and 100 degrees mean that you feel favorable and warm toward the group or person. Ratings between 0 degrees and 50 degrees mean that you don't feel favorable and don't care too much for that group or person. You would rate the group or person at the 50-degree mark if you don't feel particularly warm or cold toward the group or person. Feel free to use the entire extent of the scale. The first group is gay men and lesbians, that is, homosexuals. (FTGAYS_11) (FTGAYS11)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL45.1227.61
339) 18-1f. I'd like to get your feelings toward a number of well-known groups and people. I'll read the name of a group or person and I'd like you to rate that group or person using something we call the feeling thermometer. Ratings between 50 degrees and 100 degrees mean that you feel favorable and warm toward the group or person. Ratings between 0 degrees and 50 degrees mean that you don't feel favorable and don't care too much for that group or person. You would rate the group or person at the 50-degree mark if you don't feel particularly warm or cold toward the group or person. Feel free to use the entire extent of the scale. The next group is Jews. (FTJEWS_11) (FTJEWS11)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL57.6022.24
340) 18-1g. I'd like to get your feelings toward a number of well-known groups and people. I'll read the name of a group or person and I'd like you to rate that group or person using something we call the feeling thermometer. Ratings between 50 degrees and 100 degrees mean that you feel favorable and warm toward the group or person. Ratings between 0 degrees and 50 degrees mean that you don't feel favorable and don't care too much for that group or person. You would rate the group or person at the 50-degree mark if you don't feel particularly warm or cold toward the group or person. Feel free to use the entire extent of the scale. The next group is Catholics. (FTCATHS_11) (FTCATH11)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL61.2021.98
341) 18-1h. I'd like to get your feelings toward a number of well-known groups and people. I'll read the name of a group or person and I'd like you to rate that group or person using something we call the feeling thermometer. Ratings between 50 degrees and 100 degrees mean that you feel favorable and warm toward the group or person. Ratings between 0 degrees and 50 degrees mean that you don't feel favorable and don't care too much for that group or person. You would rate the group or person at the 50-degree mark if you don't feel particularly warm or cold toward the group or person. Feel free to use the entire extent of the scale. The next group is Muslims. (FTMUSLM_11) (FTMUSL11)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL43.6323.18
342) 18-1i. I'd like to get your feelings toward a number of well-known groups and people. I'll read the name of a group or person and I'd like you to rate that group or person using something we call the feeling thermometer. Ratings between 50 degrees and 100 degrees mean that you feel favorable and warm toward the group or person. Ratings between 0 degrees and 50 degrees mean that you don't feel favorable and don't care too much for that group or person. You would rate the group or person at the 50-degree mark if you don't feel particularly warm or cold toward the group or person. Feel free to use the entire extent of the scale. The next group is Evangelical Christians. (FTFUNDS_11) (FTFUND11)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL55.2124.40
343) 18-1j. I'd like to get your feelings toward a number of well-known groups and people. I'll read the name of a group or person and I'd like you to rate that group or person using something we call the feeling thermometer. Ratings between 50 degrees and 100 degrees mean that you feel favorable and warm toward the group or person. Ratings between 0 degrees and 50 degrees mean that you don't feel favorable and don't care too much for that group or person. You would rate the group or person at the 50-degree mark if you don't feel particularly warm or cold toward the group or person. Feel free to use the entire extent of the scale. The next group is Mainline Protestants. (FTMNPROT_11) (FTMNPR11)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL58.3022.56
344) 18-1k. I'd like to get your feelings toward a number of well-known groups and people. I'll read the name of a group or person and I'd like you to rate that group or person using something we call the feeling thermometer. Ratings between 50 degrees and 100 degrees mean that you feel favorable and warm toward the group or person. Ratings between 0 degrees and 50 degrees mean that you don't feel favorable and don't care too much for that group or person. You would rate the group or person at the 50-degree mark if you don't feel particularly warm or cold toward the group or person. Feel free to use the entire extent of the scale. The next group is Mormons. (FTMORMN_11) (FTMORM11)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL49.2722.80
345) 18-1l. I'd like to get your feelings toward a number of well-known groups and people. I'll read the name of a group or person and I'd like you to rate that group or person using something we call the feeling thermometer. Ratings between 50 degrees and 100 degrees mean that you feel favorable and warm toward the group or person. Ratings between 0 degrees and 50 degrees mean that you don't feel favorable and don't care too much for that group or person. You would rate the group or person at the 50-degree mark if you don't feel particularly warm or cold toward the group or person. Feel free to use the entire extent of the scale. The next group is people who are not religious. (FTNOREL_11) (FTNORE11)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL52.1022.28
346) 18-1m. I'd like to get your feelings toward a number of well-known groups and people. I'll read the name of a group or person and I'd like you to rate that group or person using something we call the feeling thermometer. Ratings between 50 degrees and 100 degrees mean that you feel favorable and warm toward the group or person. Ratings between 0 degrees and 50 degrees mean that you don't feel favorable and don't care too much for that group or person. You would rate the group or person at the 50-degree mark if you don't feel particularly warm or cold toward the group or person. Feel free to use the entire extent of the scale. The next group is poor people. (FTPOOR_11) (FTPOOR11)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL65.8921.53
347) 18-1n. I'd like to get your feelings toward a number of well-known groups and people. I'll read the name of a group or person and I'd like you to rate that group or person using something we call the feeling thermometer. Ratings between 50 degrees and 100 degrees mean that you feel favorable and warm toward the group or person. Ratings between 0 degrees and 50 degrees mean that you don't feel favorable and don't care too much for that group or person. You would rate the group or person at the 50-degree mark if you don't feel particularly warm or cold toward the group or person. Feel free to use the entire extent of the scale. The next group is rich people. (FTRICH_11) (FTRICH11)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL51.5522.06
348) 18-1o. I'd like to get your feelings toward a number of well-known groups and people. I'll read the name of a group or person and I'd like you to rate that group or person using something we call the feeling thermometer. Ratings between 50 degrees and 100 degrees mean that you feel favorable and warm toward the group or person. Ratings between 0 degrees and 50 degrees mean that you don't feel favorable and don't care too much for that group or person. You would rate the group or person at the 50-degree mark if you don't feel particularly warm or cold toward the group or person. Feel free to use the entire extent of the scale. The next group is conservatives. (FTCONSV_11) (FTCONS11)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL53.6122.89
349) 18-1p. I'd like to get your feelings toward a number of well-known groups and people. I'll read the name of a group or person and I'd like you to rate that group or person using something we call the feeling thermometer. Ratings between 50 degrees and 100 degrees mean that you feel favorable and warm toward the group or person. Ratings between 0 degrees and 50 degrees mean that you don't feel favorable and don't care too much for that group or person. You would rate the group or person at the 50-degree mark if you don't feel particularly warm or cold toward the group or person. Feel free to use the entire extent of the scale. The next group is liberals. (FTLIBS_11) (FTLIBS11)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL49.9121.81
350) 18-1q. I'd like to get your feelings toward a number of well-known groups and people. I'll read the name of a group or person and I'd like you to rate that group or person using something we call the feeling thermometer. Ratings between 50 degrees and 100 degrees mean that you feel favorable and warm toward the group or person. Ratings between 0 degrees and 50 degrees mean that you don't feel favorable and don't care too much for that group or person. You would rate the group or person at the 50-degree mark if you don't feel particularly warm or cold toward the group or person. Feel free to use the entire extent of the scale. The next group is the political movement called the Christian Right. (FTXIANRT_11) (FTXRT11)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL44.1324.88
351) 18-1r. I'd like to get your feelings toward a number of well-known groups and people. I'll read the name of a group or person and I'd like you to rate that group or person using something we call the feeling thermometer. Ratings between 50 degrees and 100 degrees mean that you feel favorable and warm toward the group or person. Ratings between 0 degrees and 50 degrees mean that you don't feel favorable and don't care too much for that group or person. You would rate the group or person at the 50-degree mark if you don't feel particularly warm or cold toward the group or person. Feel free to use the entire extent of the scale. The next group is Buddhists. (FTBUDDH_11) (FTBUDD11)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL49.0424.66
352) 18-1s. I'd like to get your feelings toward a number of well-known groups and people. I'll read the name of a group or person and I'd like you to rate that group or person using something we call the feeling thermometer. Ratings between 50 degrees and 100 degrees mean that you feel favorable and warm toward the group or person. Ratings between 0 degrees and 50 degrees mean that you don't feel favorable and don't care too much for that group or person. You would rate the group or person at the 50-degree mark if you don't feel particularly warm or cold toward the group or person. Feel free to use the entire extent of the scale. The next group is the Tea Party Movement. (FTTEAPTY_11) (FTTEA11)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL42.1826.12
353) 18-1t. I'd like to get your feelings toward a number of well-known groups and people. I'll read the name of a group or person and I'd like you to rate that group or person using something we call the feeling thermometer. Ratings between 50 degrees and 100 degrees mean that you feel favorable and warm toward the group or person. Ratings between 0 degrees and 50 degrees mean that you don't feel favorable and don't care too much for that group or person. You would rate the group or person at the 50-degree mark if you don't feel particularly warm or cold toward the group or person. Feel free to use the entire extent of the scale. The next group is Atheists. (FTATHST_11) (FTATH11)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL39.2526.19
354) 18-1u. I'd like to get your feelings toward a number of well-known groups and people. I'll read the name of a group or person and I'd like you to rate that group or person using something we call the feeling thermometer. Ratings between 50 degrees and 100 degrees mean that you feel favorable and warm toward the group or person. Ratings between 0 degrees and 50 degrees mean that you don't feel favorable and don't care too much for that group or person. You would rate the group or person at the 50-degree mark if you don't feel particularly warm or cold toward the group or person. Feel free to use the entire extent of the scale. The next person is Sarah Palin. (FTPALIN_11) (FTPAL11)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL38.0727.59
355) 18-1v. I'd like to get your feelings toward a number of well-known groups and people. I'll read the name of a group or person and I'd like you to rate that group or person using something we call the feeling thermometer. Ratings between 50 degrees and 100 degrees mean that you feel favorable and warm toward the group or person. Ratings between 0 degrees and 50 degrees mean that you don't feel favorable and don't care too much for that group or person. You would rate the group or person at the 50-degree mark if you don't feel particularly warm or cold toward the group or person. Feel free to use the entire extent of the scale. The next person is Barack Obama. (FTOBAMA_11) (FTOBAM11)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL55.2529.32
356) 18-1w. I'd like to get your feelings toward a number of well-known groups and people. I'll read the name of a group or person and I'd like you to rate that group or person using something we call the feeling thermometer. Ratings between 50 degrees and 100 degrees mean that you feel favorable and warm toward the group or person. Ratings between 0 degrees and 50 degrees mean that you don't feel favorable and don't care too much for that group or person. You would rate the group or person at the 50-degree mark if you don't feel particularly warm or cold toward the group or person. Feel free to use the entire extent of the scale. The next group is Democrats. (FTDEMS_11) (FTDEMS11)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL56.3424.88
357) 18-1x. I'd like to get your feelings toward a number of well-known groups and people. I'll read the name of a group or person and I'd like you to rate that group or person using something we call the feeling thermometer. Ratings between 50 degrees and 100 degrees mean that you feel favorable and warm toward the group or person. Ratings between 0 degrees and 50 degrees mean that you don't feel favorable and don't care too much for that group or person. You would rate the group or person at the 50-degree mark if you don't feel particularly warm or cold toward the group or person. Feel free to use the entire extent of the scale. The next group is Republicans. (FTREPS_11) (FTREPS11)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL48.3124.65
358) 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_11) (LIFSAT11)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely dissatisfied411.8
2) 218.8
3) 3281.2
4) 4612.6
5) 51898.1
6) 61576.8
7) 736715.8
8) 864727.9
9) 933114.3
10) Extremely satisfied48220.8
Missing1753 
TOTAL2321100.0
359) 19-2. And how would you describe your overall state of health these days? Would you say it is excellent, very good, good, fair, or poor? (HEALTH_11) (HEALTH11)
TOTAL%
1) Poor1566.7
2) Fair35915.4
3) Good60826.2
4) Very good75132.3
5) Excellent45119.4
Missing1749 
TOTAL2325100.0
360) 19-4. How many years have you lived in your community? (LIVCOM_11) (LIVCOM11)
TOTAL%
0) 0612.6
1) 1582.5
2) 2823.5
3) 3903.9
4) 4682.9
5) 51054.5
6) 6994.2
7) 7863.7
8) 8682.9
9) 9431.8
10) 101777.6
11) 11793.4
12) 12662.8
13) 13271.2
14) 14251.1
15) 15893.8
16) 16281.2
17) 17251.1
18) 18361.5
19) 19261.1
20) 20923.9
21) 21261.1
22) 22301.3
23) 23271.2
24) 2410.4
25) 25783.3
26) 2620.9
27) 27261.1
28) 28251.1
29) 2918.8
30) 30853.6
31) 3112.5
32) 3214.6
33) 3315.6
34) 3410.4
35) 35482.1
36) 3613.6
37) 378.3
38) 3810.4
39) 3911.5
40) 40652.8
41) 4111.5
42) 4215.6
43) 4310.4
44) 4412.5
45) 45261.1
46) 467.3
47) 479.4
48) 4816.7
49) 4914.6
50) 50441.9
51) 518.3
52) 527.3
53) 5313.6
54) 545.2
55) 5513.6
56) 565.2
57) 5710.4
58) 587.3
59) 599.4
60) 60281.2
61) 615.2
62) 628.3
63) 637.3
64) 6410
65) 657.3
66) 664.2
67) 673.1
68) 685.2
69) 6910
70) 705.2
71) 7110
72) 7210
73) 732.1
75) 752.1
76) 764.2
77) 772.1
78) 783.1
79) 7900
80) 803.1
81) 813.1
82) 823.1
83) 832.1
84) 842.1
85) 8500
86) 8610
88) 8810
90) 9010
98) Don't know/No Opinion3.1
TOTAL2330100.0
361) 19-4b. Do you currently live in your parents' home? (LIVW_PAR_11) (LIVWPA11)
TOTAL%
0) No32766.7
1) Yes16333.3
Missing3665 
TOTAL490100.0
362) 19-4c. How often do you talk with any of your parents about personal subjects, such as friendships, dating, or drinking? (TALK_PAR_11) (TALKPA11)
TOTAL%
0) Never4910
1) Rarely8818
2) Sometimes9419.2
3) Fairly often8417.1
4) Very often17535.7
Missing3665 
TOTAL490100.0
363) 19-4d. If you were unsure of what was right or wrong in a particular situation, how would you decide what to do? Would you most likely? (HOWDCDE_11) (HOWDCD11)
TOTAL%
1) Do what would make you feel happy15431.8
2) Do what would help you to get ahead367.4
3) Follow the advice of a parent or teacher, or other person you respect16834.7
4) Do what you think God or the scriptures tells you is right12626
Missing3670 
TOTAL484100.0
364) 19-5. Do you or your family own the place where you are living now, or do you rent? (OWN_11) (OWN11)
TOTAL%
0) Rent68229.5
1) Own163270.5
Missing1760 
TOTAL2314100.0
365) 19-6. Next, I would like to ask a few questions about work. We'd like to know if you are working now, temporarily laid off, or if you are unemployed, retired, permanently disabled, a homemaker, a student, or what? (LABOR_11) (LABOR11)
TOTAL%
1) Working now129855.8
2) Temporarily laid off602.6
3) Unemployed1335.7
4) Retired40717.5
5) Permanently disabled1456.2
6) A homemaker1446.2
7) A student1235.3
8) Temporary leave (sick leave, maternity leave, temporarily disabled)7.3
10) Self-employed3.1
11) Semi-retired10
97) Other (SPECIFY)5.2
Missing1749 
TOTAL2326100.0
366) 19-6a. How many months have you been unemployed or laid off? Months (UNEMP_1_11) (UNEMP111)
TOTAL%
0) Months not given219994.5
1) Months given (specify range 1-12)1285.5
TOTAL2327100.0
367) 19-6a. How many months have you been unemployed or laid off? Years (UNEMP_2_11) (UNEMP211)
TOTAL%
0) Years not given226297.2
1) Years given (specify range 1-30)642.8
TOTAL2326100.0
368) 19-6a. How many months have you been unemployed or laid off? Don't know/No Opinion (UNEMP_3_11) (UNEMP311)
TOTAL%
0) Response not given232599.9
1) Response given2.1
TOTAL2327100.0
369) 19-6a. How many months have you been unemployed or laid off? No answer/Refused (UNEMP_4_11) (UNEMP411)
TOTAL%
0) Response not given232399.9
1) Response given3.1
TOTAL2326100.0
370) 19-6a. Enter number of months here from 1-12 (UNEMPMO_11) (UNEMPM11)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL5.163.48
371) 19-6a. Enter number of years here from 1-30 (UNEMPYR_11) (UNEMPY11)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL2.591.99
372) 19-6a. Converted months (UNEMP_11) (UNEMP11)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL14.1418.80
373) 19-6c. For how long have you held your current job? Months (EMPLY1_11) (EMPLY111)
TOTAL%
0) Months not given211590.9
1) Months given (specify range 1-12)2129.1
TOTAL2327100.0
374) 19-6c. For how long have you held your current job? Years (EMPLY2_11) (EMPLY211)
TOTAL%
0) Years not given123953.3
1) Years given (specify range 1-60)108746.7
TOTAL2326100.0
375) 19-6c. For how long have you held your current job? Less than a month (EMPLY3_11) (EMPLY311)
TOTAL%
0) Response not given230499
1) Response given231
TOTAL2327100.0
376) 19-6c. For how long have you held your current job? Don't know/no opinion (EMPLY4_11) (EMPLY411)
TOTAL%
0) Response not given2326100
1) Response given10
TOTAL2327100.0
377) 19-6c. For how long have you held your current job? No answer/refused (EMPLY5_11) (EMPLY511)
TOTAL%
0) Response not given2327100
TOTAL2327100.0
378) 19-6c. Enter number of months here from 1-12 (EMPLYMO_11) (EMPLYM11)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL5.552.86
379) 19-6c. Enter number of years here from 1-60 (EMPLYYR_11) (EMPLYY11)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL10.689.96
380) 19-6c. Converted months (EMPLY_11) (EMPLY11)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL110.34118.57
381) 19-6d. In the past 12 months, since (month) 2010, have your work hours increased, decreased, or stayed the same? (Get answer, and ask:) Would you say that they have increased/decreased significantly, or just somewhat? (HRS_UPDWN_11) (HRSUPD11)
TOTAL%
0) Work hours DOWN significantly705.5
1) Work hours DOWN somewhat1259.7
2) Work hours haven't changed in last 12 months76359.4
3) Work hours UP somewhat20215.7
4) Work hours UP significantly1249.7
Missing2872 
TOTAL1284100.0
382) 19-7. Are you doing any work for pay at the present time? (LABOR2_11) (LABOR211)
TOTAL%
0) No57883.9
1) Yes11116.1
Missing3222 
TOTAL689100.0
383) 19-7a. Have you been laid off or unemployed in the last 5 years? (UNEMPLY5YR_11) (UNEM5Y11)
TOTAL%
0) No166871.8
1) Yes65428.2
Missing1752 
TOTAL2322100.0
384) 19-7b. Has someone other than you in your household been laid off or unemployed in the past 5 years? (UNEMP_HH_11) (UNEMPH11)
TOTAL%
0) No167073.4
1) Yes60626.6
Missing1800 
TOTAL2276100.0
385) 19-7c. Do you have close friends or immediate family members not in your household who have been laid off or unemployed in the past 5 years? (UNEMP_OTH_11) (UNEMPO11)
TOTAL%
0) No67329.1
1) Yes164170.9
Missing1761 
TOTAL2314100.0
386) Rotation for responses to question 19_7d (ASK19_7D_11) (RO197D11)
TOTAL%
1) Ask 19-7d. 1 to 3118050.9
2) Ask 19-7d. 3 to 1113849.1
Missing1760 
TOTAL2318100.0
387) 19-7D. Which best describes the way you and your family have been affected by the recession? 1) The recession has been a hardship and caused major life changes, or 2) The recession has been difficult but not caused any major life changes, or 3) The recession has not had much effect one way or the other? (IMPT_RCSN_11) (IMPTRC11)
TOTAL%
0) Not much effect51822.4
1) Difficult but not caused any major life changes124453.8
2) Hardship and caused major life changes55123.8
Missing1756 
TOTAL2313100.0
388) 19-8. Average weekly work hours (nonworkers=0) (WRKTIME_11) (WRKTIM11)
TOTAL%
0) None00
1) 14.3
2) 25.4
3) 33.2
4) 46.4
5) 59.6
6) 66.4
7) 700
8) 811.8
9) 900
10) 10191.4
11) 111.1
12) 126.4
14) 142.1
15) 15191.4
16) 165.4
18) 184.3
19) 1900
20) 20503.6
21) 211.1
22) 221.1
23) 233.2
24) 248.6
25) 25423
26) 261.1
27) 279.6
28) 281.1
29) 292.1
30) 30775.5
32) 32211.5
33) 332.1
34) 343.2
35) 35473.4
36) 36221.6
37) 3710.7
38) 386.4
40) 4033924.2
41) 418.6
42) 42251.8
43) 435.4
44) 4410.7
45) 451017.2
46) 463.2
47) 473.2
48) 48231.6
49) 491.1
50) 5016311.7
51) 514.3
52) 525.4
54) 542.1
55) 55533.8
56) 562.1
60) 601329.4
62) 6200
63) 636.4
65) 65241.7
68) 681.1
70) 70322.3
75) 754.3
76) 762.1
80) 80261.9
82) 821.1
88) 882.1
90) 902.1
95) 951.1
96) 961.1
100) 10012.9
Missing2730 
TOTAL1399100.0
389) 19-8a. How many close friends do you have at work? Do you have no close friends, 1 to 2, 3 to 5, 6 to 10 or more than 10 at work? (WRKFRDS0_11) (WRKFR011)
TOTAL%
1) 030523.6
2) 1 to 245034.7
3) 3 to 535127.1
4) 6 to 101108.5
5) More than 10796.1
Missing2867 
TOTAL1295100.0
390) 19-8a1. How many close friends did you have at your most recent place of work? Did you have no close friends, 1 to 2, 3 to 5, 6 to 10 or more than 10 at work? (WRKFRDS1_11) (WRKFR111)
TOTAL%
1) 04826.4
2) 1 to 26837.4
3) 3 to 54524.7
4) 6 to 1052.7
5) More than 10168.8
Missing3941 
TOTAL182100.0
391) 19-8b. How often do you see them outside of work? Often, sometimes or seldom/never? (FRDWSEE_11) (FRDSEE11)
TOTAL%
0) Never or seldom40235.8
1) Sometimes49444
2) Often22720.2
Missing3046 
TOTAL1123100.0
392) 19-8c. How often do you turn to them for emotional support? Often, sometimes or seldom/never? (FRDWEMO_11) (FRDEMO11)
TOTAL%
0) Never or seldom56750.5
1) Sometimes39435.1
2) Often16214.4
Missing3046 
TOTAL1123100.0
393) 19-8d. How often do they ask you to volunteer or contribute to some cause? Often, sometimes or seldom/never? (FRDWVOL_11) (FRDVOL11)
TOTAL%
0) Never or seldom74666.4
1) Sometimes30226.9
2) Often756.7
Missing3046 
TOTAL1123100.0
394) 19-8e. How often do you worry about whether they approve of your actions? Often, sometimes or seldom/never? (FRDWWOR_11) (FRDWOR11)
TOTAL%
0) Never or seldom75567.2
1) Sometimes27924.8
2) Often908
Missing3045 
TOTAL1124100.0
395) 19-8f. How often do you share their views on social and political issues? Most of the time, sometimes or seldom/never? (FRDWPOL_11) (FRDPOL11)
TOTAL%
0) Never or seldom30127.3
1) Sometimes54349.3
2) Most of the time25823.4
Missing3061 
TOTAL1102100.0
396) 19-10. We are interested in how people are getting along financially these days. So far as you and your immediate family are concerned, would you say that you are very satisfied, somewhat satisfied, or not at all satisfied with your present financial situation? (ECONSAT_11) (ECONOM11)
TOTAL%
0) Not at all satisfied64727.9
1) Somewhat satisfied134658.1
2) Very satisfied32414
Missing1759 
TOTAL2317100.0
397) 19-10a. How concerned are you that in the next 12 months you or someone else in your household might be out of work and looking for a job--very concerned, somewhat concerned, or not concerned at all? (ECONFEAR_11) (ECONFR11)
TOTAL%
0) Not concerned at all96041.4
1) Somewhat concerned74732.2
2) Very concerned61326.4
Missing1757 
TOTAL2320100.0
398) 19-10b. Are you a member of a labor union? (UNION_11) (UNION11)
TOTAL%
0) No210990.7
1) Yes2159.3
Missing1750 
TOTAL2324100.0
399) 19-10c. Have you gone to any union meetings in the last 12 months? (UNIONMTG_11) (UNIONM11)
TOTAL%
0) No11252.1
1) Yes10347.9
Missing3846 
TOTAL215100.0
400) 19-11. Our last few questions are used to ensure that our sample for this survey accurately reflects the population as a whole. First, in what year were you born? (BYEAR_11) (BYEAR11)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1960.8116.62
401) 19-12. What is the highest grade of school or year of college you have completed? (EDUC_11) (EDUC11)
TOTAL%
1) None, or grade 1-8783.4
2) High school incomplete (grades 9-11)23410.1
3) High school graduate68229.3
4) GED361.5
5) Business, technical, or vocational school after high school773.3
6) Some college, no 4-year degree56824.4
7) College graduate38216.4
8) Post graduate training or professional schooling after college26711.5
Missing1751 
TOTAL2324100.0
402) 19-17. Do you consider yourself Hispanic or Latino? (HISPAN_11) (HISPAN11)
TOTAL%
0) No199186.1
1) Yes32113.9
Missing1762 
TOTAL2312100.0
403) 19-18. Would you say your background is Mexican, Puerto Rican, Cuban, Dominican, or something else and if so what? (SELECT ONE ONLY) (HISPNAT_11) (HSPNAT11)
TOTAL%
1) Mexican21968.2
2) Puerto Rican268.1
3) Cuban113.4
4) Dominican165
5) El Salvadoran103.1
6) Guatemalan41.2
7) Colombian3.9
11) Honduran1.3
12) Brazilian3.9
13) Spanish41.2
97) Other (SPECIFY)________206.2
98) Don't know/No Opinion2.6
99) No answer/Refused2.6
Missing3904 
TOTAL321100.0
404) 19-19. Do you consider yourself to be White or Black? (SELECT ONE ONLY) (HISPRACE_11) (HSPRAC11)
TOTAL%
1) White18782.4
2) Black4017.6
Missing3943 
TOTAL227100.0
405) 19-20. Do you consider yourself to be White, Black or African American, Asian or Pacific Islander, Native American, or some other race? (RACE_11) (RACE11)
TOTAL%
1) White157879.7
2) Black1738.7
3) African American904.5
4) Asian American432.2
5) Pacific Islander5.3
6) Native American261.3
7) Mixed412.1
97) Some other race (PLEASE SPECIFY)_______241.2
Missing1936 
TOTAL1980100.0
406) 19-21. Would you say your background is Chinese, Korean, Japanese, Filipino, or something else, and if so what? (ASNNAT_11) (ASNNAT11)
TOTAL%
1) Chinese1841.9
2) Korean511.6
3) Japanese24.7
4) Filipino24.7
5) Asian Indian37
6) Vietnamese12.3
8) Indian818.6
97) Some other race (PLEASE SPECIFY)_______37
99) No answer/Refused12.3
Missing4030 
TOTAL43100.0
407) 19-22. Are you an American citizen? (CITIZ_11) (CITIZ11)
TOTAL%
0) No1586.8
1) Yes216793.2
Missing1748 
TOTAL2325100.0
408) 19-23. Were you born in the United States? (BORNUS_11) (BORNUS11)
TOTAL%
0) No11111.9
1) Yes82188.1
Missing3115 
TOTAL932100.0
409) 19-25. How many years have you lived in the United States? (YRSINUS_11) (YRSUS11)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL21.1415.78
410) 19-26. Is your total annual household income from all sources, and before taxes: (YP_1_11) (INC4011)
TOTAL%
1) Less than $40,000102744.1
2) $40,000 or more122152.5
8) Don't know/No Opinion311.3
9) No answer/Refused482.1
TOTAL2327100.0
411) 19-27. Would that be…? (YP_2_11) (INCU4011)
TOTAL%
1) Less than $20,00043442.3
2) Between $20,000 and $30,00034934
3) More than $30,00023322.7
8) Don't know/No Opinion9.9
9) No answer/Refused1.1
Missing3231 
TOTAL1026100.0
412) 19-28. Would that be…? (YP_3_11) (INCO4011)
TOTAL%
1) Less than $50,00019516
2) Between $50,000 and $75,00042935.2
3) More than $75,000 but less than $100,00025420.8
4) More than $100,00031025.4
8) Don't know/No Opinion8.7
9) No answer/Refused242
Missing2669 
TOTAL1220100.0
413) 19-26 thru 19-28 Converted Income (QN19_28INC_11) (INCCON11)
TOTAL%
1) Under $40k unspecified10.4
2) Under $20k43418.7
3) $20k-$30k34915
4) $30k-$40k23310
5) $40k-$50k1958.4
6) $50k-$75k42918.5
7) $75k-$100k25410.9
8) Over $100k31013.3
9) Over $40k unspecified321.4
98) Don't know/no opinion311.3
99) No answer/refused482.1
TOTAL2325100.0
414) L1. Now thinking about your telephone use... Does anyone in your household, including yourself, have a working cell phone? (QNL_1_11) (CELLPH11)
TOTAL%
0) No9922
1) Yes, respondent or someone in household has cell phone35178
Missing3613 
TOTAL450100.0
415) L2. Of all the telephone calls that you and the other people in your household receive, are (READ ITEMS)? (QNL_2_11) (CALLS11)
TOTAL%
1) All or almost all calls received on a cell phone8424
2) Some received on a cell phone and some on a regular home phone18051.4
3) All or almost all calls received on a regular home phone8624.6
Missing3668 
TOTAL350100.0
416) C1. Now thinking about your telephone use, is there at least one telephone INSIDE your home that is currently working and is not a cell phone? (QNC_1_11) (PHONE11)
TOTAL%
0) No, no home telephone27055.9
1) Yes, has a home telephone21344.1
Missing3571 
TOTAL483100.0
417) C2. Of all the telephone calls that you and the other people in your household receive, are (READ ITEMS)? (QNC_2_11) (CALLS211)
TOTAL%
1) All or almost all calls received on a cell phone9042.3
2) Some received on a cell phone and some on a regular home phone10147.4
3) All or almost all calls received on a regular home phone2210.3
8) Don't know00
Missing3824 
TOTAL213100.0
418) 19-33. Besides the telephone number I reached you on, how many other telephone numbers, if any, does your household have that I could have reached you on? Please note that we are talking about home telephone numbers, excluding wireless or cell phones. (PHLINES_11) (PHLINE11)
TOTAL%
0) None155466.8
1) 166828.7
2) 2803.4
3) 39.4
4) 44.2
5) 53.1
6) 600
9) Refused7.3
TOTAL2325100.0
419) Census Region (SAMPLE07_11) (REGION11)
TOTAL%
1) Northeast43018.5
2) North Central51122
3) South85736.8
4) West52922.7
TOTAL2327100.0
420) Sample (SAMPLE08_11) (SAMPLE11)
TOTAL%
1) Recontact138759.6
2) New LL (landline)38816.7
3) Youth LL (landline)16.7
4) New CELL36915.9
5) Youth CELL693
6) Youth Prescreened LL (landline)462
7) Youth Prescreened CELL512.2
TOTAL2326100.0
421) Replicate (SAMPLE09_11) (REPLIC11)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL22.8017.86
422) ICR match code (SAMPLE10_11) (ICRMAT11)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL14878674.6811268526.46
423) State (SAMPLE11_11) (STATE11)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL0
424) ADI (SAMPLE13_11) (ADI11)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL163.35136.05
425) ADI rank (SAMPLE14_11) (ADIRNK11)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL21.9929.52
426) DMA (SAMPLE15_11) (DMA11)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL621.95114.15
427) DMA rank (SAMPLE16_11) (DMARNK11)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL17.4821.17
428) MSA rank (SAMPLE17_11) (MSARNK11)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL2.681.53
429) MSC (SAMPLE18_11) (MSC11)
TOTAL%
1) Urban-Center City (Metro)64234.5
2) Urban-Center City County (Metro)61633.1
3) Suburban (Metro)28615.4
4) Suburban-Non-Center City (Metro)31917.1
Missing2225 
TOTAL1863100.0
430) Neilsen size (SAMPLE19_11) (NEILSN11)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL0
431) Census Region (SAMPLE20_11) (CENREG11)
TOTAL%
1) Northeast43018.5
2) North Central51122
3) South85736.8
4) West52922.7
TOTAL2327100.0
432) Census Division (SAMPLE21_11) (CENDIV11)
TOTAL%
1) New England1094.7
2) Mid Atlantic32013.8
3) East North Central35815.4
4) West North Central1536.6
5) South Atlantic46720.1
6) East South Central1727.4
7) West South Central2189.4
8) Mountain1868
9) Pacific34314.7
TOTAL2326100.0
433) Time zone (SAMPLE22_11) (TIMEZN11)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL0
434) Language of interview (CURLANG_11) (LANG11)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL0
435) Start timer: q4 (SNGQ4_11) (STRTQ411)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL228.80274.14
436) End timer: q4 (ENGNQ4_11) (ENDQ411)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL600.64165.00
437) Start timer: q6_1 (SENGQ6_1_11) (STQ6111)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL854.81222.75
438) End timer: q6_1 (ENGQ6_1_11) (ENQ6111)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL4939.952907.76
439) Start timer: q6 (SENGQ6_11) (STRTQ611)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL854.80222.75
440) End timer: q6 (ENGQ6_11) (ENDQ611)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL902.39232.69
441) Start timer: q7 (SENGQ7_11) (STRTQ711)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL902.39232.70
442) End timer: q7 (ENGQ7_11) (ENDQ711)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL999.38268.49
443) Start timer: q9 (SENGQ9_11) (STRTQ911)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1030.82272.87
444) End timer: q9 (ENGQ9_11) (ENDQ911)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1112.93288.31
445) Start timer: q10 (SENGQ10_11) (STRQ1011)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1112.94288.31
446) End timer: q10 (ENGQ10_11) (ENDQ1011)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1260.87331.39
447) Start timer: q11 (SENGQ10_11) (STRQ1111)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1264.87333.04
448) End timer: q11 (ENGQ10_11) (ENDQ1111)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1352.03349.24
449) Start timer: q12 (SENGQ12_11) (STRQ1211)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1352.03349.24
450) End timer: q12 (ENGQ12_11) (ENDQ1211)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1564.28402.86
451) Start timer: q13 (SENGQ13_11) (STRQ1311)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1564.28402.86
452) End timer: q13 (ENGQ13_11) (ENDQ1311)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1774.95453.70
453) Start timer: q14 (SENGQ14_11) (STRQ1411)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1774.96453.70
454) End timer: q14 (ENGQ14_11) (ENDQ1411)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1952.37496.16
455) Start timer: q15 (SENGQ15_11) (STRQ1511)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1952.38496.16
456) End timer: q15 (ENGQ15_11) (ENDQ1511)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL2023.46509.88
457) Start timer: q16 (SENGQ16_11) (STRQ1611)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL2058.49521.72
458) End timer: q16 (ENGQ16_11) (ENDQ1611)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL2103.67532.22
459) Start timer: q18 (SENGQ18_11) (STRQ1811)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL2103.67532.22
460) End timer: q18 (ENGQ18_11) (ENDQ1811)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL2276.04570.87
461) Start timer: q19_33 (SENGQ19_11) (STRQ1911)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL2276.04570.87
462) End timer: q19_33 (ENGQ19_11) (ENDQ1911)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL2673.18640.68
463) Weight for recontacted respondents (WGTRECON_11) (WGTRE11)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL2.011.99
464) Weight for newly contacted respondents (WGTNEWCON_11) (WGTNEW11)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1.240.64
465) Weight for youth respondents (WGTYOUTH_11) (WGTYTH11)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1.270.59
466) Weight for all respondents (WGTTOTAL_11) (WGTTOT11)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1.0020.82
467) Party identification and strength of partisanship combined (PARTYID2_11) (PARTYC11)
TOTAL%
1) Strong Republican31714.8
2) Republican12.6
3) Not very strong Republican26912.5
4) Closer to Republican23010.7
5) Independent1627.5
6) Closer to Democrat29713.8
7) Not very strong Democrat38117.8
8) Democrat8.4
9) Strong Democrat47021.9
Missing1902 
TOTAL2146100.0
468) Party identification: 7 categories (7PARTYID_11) (PARTY711)
TOTAL%
1) Strong Republican32915.3
2) Weak Republican26912.5
3) Republican leaner23010.7
4) Independent1627.5
5) Democrat leaner29713.8
6) Weak Democrat38117.8
7) Strong Democrat47822.3
Missing1902 
TOTAL2146100.0
469) Party identification: 3 categories (3PARTYID_11) (PARTY311)
TOTAL%
1) Republican82838.6
2) Independent1627.5
3) Democrat115753.9
Missing1902 
TOTAL2147100.0
470) Party identification: 3 categories (leaners as Independent) (3PARTIDS_11) (PART3L11)
TOTAL%
1) Republican59827.9
2) Independent & leaners68932.1
3) Democrat85940
Missing1902 
TOTAL2146100.0
471) Father's party identification (DADPARID_11) (PARTYD11)
TOTAL%
1) Republican26837.5
2) Independent35449.5
3) Democrat9313
Missing3318 
TOTAL715100.0
472) Mother's party identification (MOMPARID_11) (PARTYM11)
TOTAL%
1) Republican25333.6
2) Independent39752.7
3) Democrat10313.7
Missing3286 
TOTAL753100.0
473) Education in 5 categories (5CATEDUC_11) (EDUC511)
TOTAL%
0) Not HS graduate31213.4
1) HS graduate71730.9
2) Some postsecondary64527.8
3) College graduate38216.4
4) Graduate school26711.5
Missing1751 
TOTAL2323100.0
474) Education in three categories (3CATEDUC_11) (EDUC311)
TOTAL%
0) HS or less103044.3
1) Some college64527.8
2) College64927.9
Missing1751 
TOTAL2324100.0
475) Age (AGE11)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL47.3617.64
476) Race summary (RACESUM_11) (RACESM11)
TOTAL%
1) White157868.6
2) Black1737.5
3) African American903.9
4) Asian American431.9
5) Pacific Islander5.2
6) Native American261.1
7) Mixed411.8
11) White Hispanic1878.1
12) Black Hispanic401.7
19) Hispanic (unspecified)934
97) Some other race241
Missing1771 
TOTAL2300100.0
477) Race, 5 categories (RACESUM5_11) (RACE511)
TOTAL%
1) Non-Hispanic White157868.5
2) Non-Hispanic Black26311.4
3) Hispanic32113.9
4) Asian482.1
5) Other924
Missing1771 
TOTAL2302100.0
478) Language of interview (INTERLNG_11) (INTLAN11)
TOTAL%
1) English219594.3
2) Spanish1325.7
TOTAL2327100.0
479) Respondent's current religious tradition (ORELTRAD_11) (RELTRA11)
TOTAL%
0) None42618.4
1) Catholic49721.5
2) Mainline Protestant30913.4
3) Evangelical Protestant54223.4
4) Black Protestant1988.6
5) Jewish411.8
6) Mormon472
7) Other non-Christian833.6
8) Other Protestant/Christian1697.3
Missing1764 
TOTAL2312100.0
480) Parents have the same religion (ORELTRAD_FM1_11) (PARSAM11)
TOTAL%
0) None9611.1
1) Catholic25629.7
2) Mainline Protestant11213
3) Evangelical Protestant18421.4
4) Black Protestant799.2
5) Jewish182.1
6) Mormon212.4
7) Other non-Christian293.4
8) Other Protestant/Christian667.7
Missing3178 
TOTAL861100.0
481) Father's religious tradition (ORELTRAD_FM2_11) (RELTRD11)
TOTAL%
0) None6126.3
1) Catholic7331.5
2) Mainline Protestant2510.8
3) Evangelical Protestant2912.5
4) Black Protestant83.4
5) Jewish41.7
6) Mormon1.4
7) Other non-Christian135.6
8) Other Protestant/Christian187.8
Missing3848 
TOTAL232100.0
482) Mother's religious tradition (ORELTRAD_FM3_11) (RELTRM11)
TOTAL%
0) None229.2
1) Catholic8133.9
2) Mainline Protestant3715.5
3) Evangelical Protestant5422.6
4) Black Protestant104.2
5) Jewish41.7
6) Mormon31.3
7) Other non-Christian83.3
8) Other Protestant/Christian208.4
Missing3841 
TOTAL239100.0
483) Parents' religious tradition: following father's tradition in mixed family (ORELTRAD_FM4_11) (RELTFD11)
TOTAL%
0) None9711.1
1) Catholic26129.8
2) Mainline Protestant11513.1
3) Evangelical Protestant18521.1
4) Black Protestant819.2
5) Jewish202.3
6) Mormon212.4
7) Other non-Christian293.3
8) Other Protestant/Christian677.6
Missing3164 
TOTAL876100.0
484) Parents' religious tradition: following mother's tradition in mixed family (ORELTRAD_FM5_11) (RELTFM11)
TOTAL%
0) None9611.1
1) Catholic25629.7
2) Mainline Protestant11213
3) Evangelical Protestant18421.4
4) Black Protestant799.2
5) Jewish182.1
6) Mormon212.4
7) Other non-Christian293.4
8) Other Protestant/Christian667.7
Missing3178 
TOTAL861100.0
485) Respondent's religious tradition in youth (RELTRADY_11) (RELYTH11)
TOTAL%
0) None12013
1) Catholic24826.9
2) Mainline Protestant12313.3
3) Evangelical Protestant22224.1
4) Black Protestant869.3
5) Jewish182
6) Mormon232.5
7) Other non-Christian252.7
8) Other Protestant/Christian586.3
Missing3123 
TOTAL923100.0
486) Spouse's religious tradition (SPOUSREL_11) (RELTSP11)
TOTAL%
0) None26619.9
1) Catholic35826.8
2) Mainline Protestant18613.9
3) Evangelical Protestant28821.5
4) Black Protestant644.8
5) Jewish221.6
6) Mormon362.7
7) Other non-Christian413.1
8) Other Protestant/Christian775.8
Missing2733 
TOTAL1338100.0
487) Index for religiosity (FACTOR1_11) (RELIND11)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL0.000.92
488) 10 quantiles of religiosity (QUANTILE_11) (QUANT11)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL5.402.74
489) Type of sample (SAMPTYPE_11) (SAMTYP11)
TOTAL%
1) Interviewed in all three waves105726
2) Interviewed in 2006 and 2007 only79919.6
3) Interviewed in 2006 and 20011 only3308.1
4) Interviewed in 2006 only94823.3
5) Interviewed in 2011 only93923.1
TOTAL4073100.0
490) Age (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-AGE)
TOTAL%
1) 18-2948020.9
2) 30-3933014.4
3) 40-4948621.2
4) 50-5942118.3
5) 60-6929412.8
6) 70+28512.4
Missing1777 
TOTAL2296100.0
491) Education in 5 categories (5CATEDUC_11) (for use with online analysis) (I-EDUC)
TOTAL%
0) Not HS graduate31213.4
1) HS graduate71730.9
2) Some postsecondary64527.8
3) College graduate38216.4
4) Graduate school26711.5
Missing1751 
TOTAL2323100.0
492) S-1. Respondent's gender (GENDER_11) (for use with online analysis) (I-GENDER)
TOTAL%
1) Male112548.3
2) Female120251.7
TOTAL2327100.0
493) 4-10. Generally speaking, do you usually think of yourself as a Republican, Democrat, Independent, or what? (PARTYID_11) (for use with online analysis) (I-PARTYID)
TOTAL%
1) Republican59826.3
2) Democrat85937.7
3) Independent68930.3
4) None of the above1315.8
Missing1780 
TOTAL2277100.0
494) Race, 5 categories (RACESUM5_11) (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-RACE)
TOTAL%
1) Non-Hispanic White157868.6
2) Non-Hispanic Black26311.4
3) Hispanic32114
4) Other1396
Missing1771 
TOTAL2301100.0
495) Census Region (SAMPLE07_11) (for use with online analysis) (I-REGION)
TOTAL%
1) Northeast43018.5
2) North Central51122
3) South85736.8
4) West52922.7
TOTAL2327100.0
496) Respondent's current religious tradition (ORELTRAD_11) (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-RELIGION)
TOTAL%
0) None42618.4
1) Catholic49721.5
2) Mainline Protestant30913.4
3) Evangelical Protestant54223.4
4) Black Protestant1988.6
5) Other34014.7
Missing1764 
TOTAL2312100.0