Subset of the 2010 General Social Survey for the "Politics, Social Issues, Family, and Religion" Learning Module

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All frequencies weighted by 11) WTCOMBNR
1) How often do you attend religious services? (ATTEND)
TOTAL%
1) Never or seldom141529
2) Sometimes197840.5
3) Nearly every week or more149030.5
Missing18 
TOTAL4883100.0
2) We hear a lot of talk these days about liberals and conservatives. I'm going to show you a scale on which the political views that people might hold are arranged from liberal to conservative. Where would you place yourself on this scale? (POLVIEWS)
TOTAL%
1) Liberal137628.9
2) Moderate172336.2
3) Conservative165634.8
Missing146 
TOTAL4755100.0
3) In 2008, you remember that Obama ran for President on the Democratic ticket against McCain for the Republicans. Do you remember for sure whether or not you voted in that election? (VOTE08)
TOTAL%
0) Did not vote127227.6
1) Voted333972.4
Missing289 
TOTAL4611100.0
4) Do you think the use of marijuana should be made legal or not? (GRASS)
TOTAL%
1) Should139746.2
2) Should not162653.8
Missing1879 
TOTAL3023100.0
5) We are faced with many problems in this country, none of which can be solved easily or inexpensively. I'm going to name some of these problems, and for each one I'd like you to tell me whether you think we're spending too much money on it, too little money, or about the right amount. Welfare (NATFARE)
TOTAL%
1) Too little53022.5
2) About right84435.8
3) Too much98441.7
Missing2543 
TOTAL2358100.0
6) Please tell me whether or not you think it should be possible for a pregnant woman to obtain a legal abortion... If the woman wants it for any reason? (ABANY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes129541.8
2) No180658.2
Missing1800 
TOTAL3101100.0
7) How important is the women's rights issue to you--would you say it is one of the most important, important, not very important, or not important at all? (FEIMP)
TOTAL%
1) One of the most important27318
2) Important87257.5
3) Not very important30219.9
4) Not important at all704.6
Missing3384 
TOTAL1517100.0
8) Homosexual couples should have the right to marry one another. (MARHOMO)
TOTAL%
1) Agree139343.8
2) Neither agree nor disagree42213.3
3) Disagree136242.9
Missing1724 
TOTAL3177100.0
9) Taking all things together, how would you describe your marriage? (HAPMAR)
TOTAL%
1) Very happy153959.8
2) Pretty happy96437.5
3) Not too happy712.8
Missing2327 
TOTAL2574100.0
10) What do you think is the ideal number of children for a family to have? (CHLDIDEL)
TOTAL%
1) Zero or one873
2) Two159355.3
3) Three84129.2
4) Four or more36012.5
Missing2020 
TOTAL2881100.0
11) Weight for both cross-section and the panel cases combined, accounting for non-respondents (WTCOMBNR)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL10.677
12) How often do you attend religious services? (for use with online analysis) (I-ATTEND)
TOTAL%
1) Never or seldom141529
2) Sometimes197840.5
3) Nearly every week or more149030.5
Missing18 
TOTAL4883100.0