Changing Faiths: Latinos and the Transformation of American Religion

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Percentages are weighted by 227) NWWEIGHT; Total Ns reported are unweighted
1) ID (Recontact Survey) (F_ID)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL6508436.653942.55
2) Thinking about when you have gone to mass over the past year, how often was the mass celebrated in Spanish? Would you say that... (F_QN1)
TOTAL%
1) Every time you went to mass it was in Spanish 59.6
2) Most times mass was in Spanish 11.9
3) Most times mass was in English 11.9
4) Every time you went to mass it was in English 11.2
5) Did not go to mass in past year 4.6
8) Don't know .7
Missing3366 
TOTAL650100.0
3) About how often do you go to confession with a priest... would you say more than once a week, once a week, once or twice a month, a few times a year, seldom, or never? (F_QN2)
TOTAL%
1) More than once a week .1
2) Once a week 2
3) Once or twice a month 11
4) A few times a year 30.8
5) Seldom 28
6) Never 26.9
8) Don't know .7
9) Refused .5
Missing3366 
TOTAL650100.0
4) About how often do you pray the rosary... would you say more than once a week, once a week, once or twice a month, a few times a year, seldom, or never? (F_QN3)
TOTAL%
1) More than once a week 16.6
2) Once a week 15.3
3) Once or twice a month 14.3
4) A few times a year 20.5
5) Seldom 18.4
6) Never 14.5
8) Don't know .3
Missing3366 
TOTAL650100.0
5) Do you believe: that angels and demons are active in the world? (F_QN4A)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 80.6
2) No 10.7
8) Don't know 8.2
9) Refused .5
Missing3366 
TOTAL650100.0
6) Do you believe: that in Mass, the bread and wine become the body and blood of Christ? (F_QN4B)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 87.6
2) No 8.3
8) Don't know 3.3
9) Refused .8
Missing3366 
TOTAL650100.0
7) Some people tell us that no matter what, they could never leave the Catholic Church. Others say that they could imagine leaving the Catholic Church someday. Which of these comes closest to your view? (F_QN5A)
TOTAL%
1) That no matter what, they could never leave the Catholic Church 74.3
2) That they could imagine leaving the Catholic Church someday 19.6
8) Don't know 4.6
9) Refused 1.5
Missing3366 
TOTAL650100.0
8) Do you ever pray to the Virgin Mary? (F_QN6)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 87.6
2) No 11.8
9) Refused .6
Missing3366 
TOTAL650100.0
9) Would you prefer to attend mass in Spanish, or doesn't this matter to you? (F_QN8)
TOTAL%
1) Prefer to attend mass in Spanish 59.7
2) Doesn't matter if mass is in Spanish or not 33
3) Prefer to attend mass in English 7.2
9) Refused .1
Missing3366 
TOTAL650100.0
10) Would you prefer to attend mass where there is a Latino priest, or doesn't this matter to you? (F_QN9)
TOTAL%
1) Prefer to attend mass where there is a Latino priest 28.7
2) Doesn't matter if there is a Latino priest or not 69.9
3) Prefer to attend mass with a non-Latino priest .8
9) Refused .6
Missing3366 
TOTAL650100.0
11) Would you prefer to attend mass where most of the other people are Latinos, or doesn't this matter to you? (F_QN10)
TOTAL%
1) Prefer to attend mass where most of the other people are Latino 21.6
2) Doesn't matter if most other people are Latinos or not 77.7
3) Prefer to attend mass where most other people are not Latino .1
8) Don't know 0
9) Refused .6
Missing3366 
TOTAL650100.0
12) IF RESPONDENT PREFERS ATTENDING MASS IN SPANISH (from F_QN8): Would you be willing to travel further or attend mass at a less convenient time in order to be able to attend mass in Spanish, or not? (F_QN11A)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 75.8
2) No 23.6
8) Don't know .6
9) Refused 0
Missing3609 
TOTAL407100.0
13) IF RESPONDENT PREFERS ATTENDING MASS WHERE THERE IS A LATINO PRIEST (from F_QN9): Would you be willing to travel further or attend mass at a less convenient time in order to be able to attend mass with a Latino priest, or not? (F_QN11B)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 73.8
2) No 25
8) Don't know 1.2
Missing3817 
TOTAL199100.0
14) IF RESPONDENT PREFERS TO ATTEND MASS WHERE MOST OTHER PEOPLE ARE LATINOS (from F_QN10): Would you be willing to travel further or attend mass at a less convenient time in order to be able to attend mass where most of the other people are Latinos, or not? (F_QN11C)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 69.8
2) No 28.6
8) Don't know 1.6
Missing3858 
TOTAL158100.0
15) IF RESPONDENT PRAYS AT HOME AT ALL (from QN31A_A): When you pray outside of mass, do you pray in Spanish, pray in English, pray in both Spanish and English, or pray in some other language? (F_QN12)
TOTAL%
1) Spanish 70.2
2) English 16.9
3) Both Spanish and English 12
4) Other language .6
5) Do not pray 0
9) Refused .4
Missing3386 
TOTAL630100.0
16) IF RESPONDENT READS THE SCRIPTURE OUTSIDE OF WORSHIP AT ALL (from QN31A_C): When you read the Bible outside of mass, do you read it in Spanish, read it in English, read it in both Spanish and English, or read it in some other language? (F_QN13)
TOTAL%
1) Spanish 66.8
2) English 19.7
3) Both Spanish and English 12
4) Other language .1
5) Do not read scripture 1.5
8) Don't know 0
Missing3492 
TOTAL524100.0
17) IF RESPONDENT ATTENDS RELIGIOUS SERVICES AT ALL (from QN23): Now, thinking about the church you attend most often, how many masses are celebrated in Spanish on the average weekend? Is there just one Spanish Mass, more than one Spanish Mass, or are there no masses in Spanish? (F_QN14)
TOTAL%
1) Just one Spanish mass 24.4
2) More than one Spanish mass 64.4
3) No Spanish masses 5.6
4) Don't go to church 1.8
8) Don't know 3.7
9) Refused .1
Missing3408 
TOTAL608100.0
18) IF RESPONDENT REPORTS ATTENDING RELIGIOUS SERVICES AT ALL (on both F_QN14 and QN23): About how long does it take you to travel from your home to the parish where you attend mass most often? [Does R give response in hours or minutes?] (F_QN15)
TOTAL%
1) Hours given 1.2
2) Minutes given 97.8
3) Doesn't go to church .2
8) Don't know .6
9) Refused .1
Missing3421 
TOTAL595100.0
19) About how many minutes does it take you to travel from your home to the parish where you attend mass most often? [Combination of responses to F_QN15H and F_QN15M] (F_QN15_T)
TOTAL%
1) 1 .7
2) 2 2.6
3) 3 2.4
4) 4 1.2
5) 5 25.5
6) 6 .9
7) 7 .4
8) 8 .4
10) 10 21.3
12) 12 .1
13) 13 .1
14) 14 0
15) 15 15.5
20) 20 11.6
25) 25 .5
30) 30 10.6
35) 35 .2
40) 40 1.6
45) 45 1.1
60) 60 1.8
120) 120 .2
180) 180 .4
997) Doesn't go to church .2
998) Don't know .6
999) Refused .1
Missing3421 
TOTAL595100.0
20) IF F_QN15 ANSWERED IN HOURS: About how many hours does it take you to travel from your home to the parish where you attend mass most often? (F_QN15H)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL101.510.92
21) IF F_QN15 ANSWERED IN MINUTES: About how many minutes does it take you to travel from your home to the parish where you attend mass most often? (F_QN15M)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL57513.9711.54
22) IF RESPONDENT REPORTS ATTENDING RELIGIOUS SERVICES AT ALL (on both F_QN14 and QN23): And still thinking of the Catholic Church that you attend most often, are you a lector there? (F_QN16A)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 12.3
2) No 87.6
8) Don't know .1
Missing3421 
TOTAL595100.0
23) IF RESPONDENT REPORTS ATTENDING RELIGIOUS SERVICES AT ALL (on both F_QN14 and QN23): And still thinking of the Catholic Church that you attend most often, are you a Eucharistic minister there? (F_QN16B)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 6.2
2) No 92.7
8) Don't know 1.1
Missing3421 
TOTAL595100.0
24) IF RESPONDENT REPORTS ATTENDING RELIGIOUS SERVICES AT ALL (on both F_QN14 and QN23): And still thinking of the Catholic Church that you attend most often, are you a member of the choir there? (F_QN16C)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 3.3
2) No 96.5
8) Don't know .2
Missing3421 
TOTAL595100.0
25) IF RESPONDENT REPORTS ATTENDING RELIGIOUS SERVICES AT ALL (on both F_QN14 and QN23): And still thinking of the Catholic Church that you attend most often, are you a member of the parish council there? (F_QN16D)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 6.7
2) No 92.5
8) Don't know .9
Missing3421 
TOTAL595100.0
26) IF RESPONDENT REPORTS ATTENDING RELIGIOUS SERVICES AT ALL (on both F_QN14 and QN23): And still thinking of the Catholic Church that you attend most often, are you the leader of any small groups or ministries there? (F_QN16E)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 6.1
2) No 93.5
8) Don't know .4
Missing3421 
TOTAL595100.0
27) IF RESPONDENT REPORTS ATTENDING RELIGIOUS SERVICES AT ALL (on both F_QN14 and QN23): When you attend mass, do you usually go to the parish that is closest to your house or do you usually go to another parish? (F_QN17)
TOTAL%
1) I usually go to the parish nearest my house 79.2
2) I usually go to another parish 19.2
3) I do not go to any one church on a regular basis .5
8) Don't know .9
9) Refused .2
Missing3421 
TOTAL595100.0
28) IF RESPONDENT REPORTS THAT THEY USUALLY GO TO ANOTHER PARISH (from F_QN17): And why do you go to this other parish? (F_QN18)
TOTAL%
1) Because there is a Spanish mass or Latino priest there 23.4
2) Because there are more Latinos there than at your home parish 4.4
3) Just a matter of convenience 22.8
4) Some other reason 48.7
8) Don't know .6
Missing3916 
TOTAL100100.0
29) Have you yourself ever received a divine healing of an illness or injury? (F_QN19A)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 28.2
2) No 70.1
8) Don't know 1.4
9) Refused .3
Missing3366 
TOTAL650100.0
30) Have you ever witnessed a divine healing of an illness or injury? (F_QN19B)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 31.2
2) No 66.9
8) Don't know 1.3
9) Refused .6
Missing3366 
TOTAL650100.0
31) Have you ever received a definite answer to a specific prayer request? (F_QN19C)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 47.1
2) No 49.2
8) Don't know 3.4
9) Refused .3
Missing3366 
TOTAL650100.0
32) Have you ever received a direct revelation from God? (F_QN19D)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 26.8
2) No 70.5
8) Don't know 2.1
9) Refused .6
Missing3366 
TOTAL650100.0
33) Have you ever experienced or witnessed the devil or evil spirits being driven out of a person? (F_QN19E)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 10.1
2) No 89.6
8) Don't know .2
Missing3366 
TOTAL650100.0
34) IF RESPONDENT REPORTS ATTENDING RELIGIOUS SERVICES AT ALL (on both F_QN14 and QN23): When you attend Catholic Masses, how often do they include people displaying signs of excitement and enthusiasm, such as raising their hands in praise, clapping, shouting, or jumping? Do you see these kinds of things at mass always, frequently, occasionally, or never? (F_QN20)
TOTAL%
1) Always 14.6
2) Frequently 7.4
3) Occasionally 35.9
4) Never 41.5
8) Don't know .2
9) Refused .2
Missing3421 
TOTAL595100.0
35) IF RESPONDENT REPORTS ATTENDING RELIGIOUS SERVICES AT ALL (on both F_QN14 and QN23): When you attend Catholic Masses, how often do they include people speaking or praising in tongues, prophesying or receiving a word of knowledge, or praying for miraculous healings and deliverance? Do you see these kinds of things at mass always, frequently, occasionally, or never? (F_QN21)
TOTAL%
1) Always 11.7
2) Frequently 5
3) Occasionally 33.6
4) Never 47.3
8) Don't know 2.3
9) Refused .1
Missing3421 
TOTAL595100.0
36) IF RESPONDENT REPORTS ATTENDING RELIGIOUS SERVICES AT ALL (from QN23): Do you ever attend worship services at a non-Catholic church, such as an evangelical or Pentecostal church? (F_QN22)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 19.7
2) No 79.6
8) Don't know .5
9) Refused .2
Missing3408 
TOTAL608100.0
37) IF YES TO F_QN22: About how often do you attend worship services at an evangelical or Pentecostal church? Would you say... (F_QN23)
TOTAL%
1) More than once a week 7.3
2) Once a week .6
3) Once or twice a month 10.9
4) A few times a year 35.8
5) Less often 33.9
6) I used to attend an evangelical or Pentecostal church in the past, but do not any longer 11.5
Missing3897 
TOTAL119100.0
38) IF YES TO F_QN22: When you attend religious services at an evangelical or Pentecostal church, how often do they include people displaying signs of excitement and enthusiasm, such as raising their hands in praise, clapping, shouting, or jumping? Do you see these kinds of things at the evangelical or Pentecostal church always, frequently, occasionally, or never? (F_QN24)
TOTAL%
1) Always 69.9
2) Frequently 6.6
3) Occasionally 12
4) Never 9
8) Don't know 2.4
Missing3897 
TOTAL119100.0
39) IF YES TO F_QN22: When you attend religious services at an evangelical or Pentecostal church, how often do they include people speaking or praising in tongues, prophesying or receiving a word of knowledge, or praying for miraculous healings and deliverance? Do you see these kinds of things at the evangelical or Pentecostal church always, frequently, occasionally, or never? (F_QN25)
TOTAL%
1) Always 39.2
2) Frequently 10.2
3) Occasionally 32.5
4) Never 15.7
8) Don't know 2.4
Missing3897 
TOTAL119100.0
40) Do you, yourself, ever participate in any Catholic charismatic renewal organizations, such as Charisma in Missions or The Sower? (F_QN26)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 8.9
2) No 88.7
8) Don't know 2.1
9) Refused .2
Missing3366 
TOTAL650100.0
41) IF YES TO F_QN26: And where have you heard about these kinds of Catholic Charismatic Renewal groups? Have you heard about them from Your parish priest, or not? (F_QN27A)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 62
2) No 38
Missing3948 
TOTAL68100.0
42) IF YES TO F_QN26: And where have you heard about these kinds of Catholic Charismatic Renewal groups? Have you heard about them from people in your parish, or not? (F_QN27B)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 83.5
2) No 16.5
Missing3948 
TOTAL68100.0
43) IF YES TO F_QN26: And where have you heard about these kinds of Catholic Charismatic Renewal groups? Have you heard about them from Catholic Charismatic Renewal organizations, or not? (F_QN27C)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 77.2
2) No 22.8
Missing3948 
TOTAL68100.0
44) IF YES TO F_QN26: And where have you heard about these kinds of Catholic Charismatic Renewal groups? Have you heard about them from family members, or not? (F_QN27D)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 43
2) No 57
Missing3948 
TOTAL68100.0
45) IF YES TO F_QN26: And where have you heard about these kinds of Catholic Charismatic Renewal groups? Have you heard about them from friends or neighbors, or not? (F_QN27E)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 65.8
2) No 34.2
8) Don't know 0
Missing3948 
TOTAL68100.0
46) IF YES TO F_QN26: And where have you heard about these kinds of Catholic Charismatic Renewal groups? Have you heard about them from religious radio or television programs, or not? (F_QN27F)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 45.6
2) No 54.4
Missing3948 
TOTAL68100.0
47) IF YES TO F_QN26: And where have you heard about these kinds of Catholic Charismatic Renewal groups? Have you heard about them from evangelical or Pentecostal churches or organizations, or not? (F_QN27G)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 43
2) No 57
Missing3948 
TOTAL68100.0
48) Do you have any family members living in the same city as you who are Catholic charismatics? (F_QN28)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 32.1
2) No 63.7
8) Don't know 3.9
9) Refused .2
Missing3366 
TOTAL650100.0
49) Do you have any family members living in the same city as you who are non-Catholic evangelicals or Pentecostals? (F_QN29)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 18.3
2) No 80.5
8) Don't know 1
9) Refused .2
Missing3366 
TOTAL650100.0
50) Do you ever participate in prayer groups or other small group meetings that include people speaking or praising in tongues? (F_QN31A)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 11.6
2) No 87.7
8) Don't know .5
9) Refused .2
Missing3366 
TOTAL650100.0
51) IF YES TO F_QN31A: And when you attend these meetings, would you say that the other people there are mostly Catholics, mostly evangelicals or Pentecostals, or a mix of Catholics and evangelicals or Pentecostals? (F_QN31AA)
TOTAL%
1) Most other people are Catholics 62.1
2) Most other people are evangelicals or Pentecostals 16.5
3) Mix of Catholics and evangelicals or Pentecostals 21.4
Missing3916 
TOTAL100100.0
52) Do you ever participate in prayer groups or other small group meetings that include people prophesying or receiving a word of knowledge? (F_QN31B)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 18.9
2) No 80.7
8) Don't know .1
9) Refused .2
Missing3366 
TOTAL650100.0
53) IF YES TO F_QN31B: And when you attend these meetings, would you say that the other people there are mostly Catholics, mostly evangelicals or Pentecostals, or a mix of Catholics and evangelicals or Pentecostals? (F_QN31AB)
TOTAL%
1) Most other people are Catholics 56.8
2) Most other people are evangelicals or Pentecostals 10.7
3) Mix of Catholics and evangelicals or Pentecostals 26.6
8) Don't know about religion of others 5.9
Missing3883 
TOTAL133100.0
54) Do you ever participate in prayer groups or other small group meetings that include people praying for a miraculous healing or deliverance? (F_QN31C)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 28.7
2) No 71
9) Refused .2
Missing3366 
TOTAL650100.0
55) IF YES TO F_QN31C: And when you attend these meetings, would you say that the other people there are mostly Catholics, mostly evangelicals or Pentecostals, or a mix of Catholics and evangelicals or Pentecostals? (F_QN31AC)
TOTAL%
1) Most other people are Catholics 67.5
2) Most other people are evangelicals or Pentecostals 10.6
3) Mix of Catholics and evangelicals or Pentecostals 19.2
8) Don't know about religion of others 2.7
9) Refused to specify religion of others 0
Missing3803 
TOTAL213100.0
56) As you may know, some Catholics say they have received the 'Baptism of the Holy Spirit,' also known as the Second Baptism or the Second Blessing. How much have you heard about this? (F_QN32)
TOTAL%
1) A lot 21.9
2) A little 41
3) Nothing at all 35.7
8) Don't know .6
9) Refused .8
Missing3366 
TOTAL650100.0
57) IF RESPONDENT HAS HEARD OF THE 'BAPTISM OF THE HOLY SPIRIT' AT ALL (ON F_QN32): And have you, yourself, received the Baptism of the Holy Spirit? (F_QN33)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 70.1
2) No 27.2
8) Don't know 2.7
Missing3624 
TOTAL392100.0
58) IF YES TO F_QN33: Which of the following statements best describes the circumstances of your baptism in the Holy Spirit? I was baptized in the Holy Spirit... (F_QN34)
TOTAL%
1) When I was an infant 85.7
2) During a regular church service 6.1
3) During a revival 2
4) During an orientation course or meeting of a prayer group 2.8
5) While alone in prayer or reading the Bible .5
6) Because of a divine vision or dream 1.5
97) Other .3
98) Don't know 1
Missing3733 
TOTAL283100.0
59) Some Catholics believe in a teaching known as the Rapture of the Church. How much have you heard about this? (F_QN35)
TOTAL%
1) A lot 5.7
2) A little 21.4
3) Nothing at all 71.7
8) Don't know .3
9) Refused .8
Missing3366 
TOTAL650100.0
60) IF RESPONDENT HAS HEARD OF THE RAPTURE OF THE CHURCH: Do you yourself believe in the Rapture of the Church, or haven't you heard enough about it to say? (F_QN36)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, believe in Rapture of the Church 13.7
2) No, do not believe in Rapture of the Church 12.9
3) Haven't heard enough to say 72.2
8) Don't know .8
9) Refused .4
Missing3848 
TOTAL168100.0
61) In what language was this interview conducted? (F_QND21)
TOTAL%
1) All Spanish 79.1
2) Mostly Spanish .1
3) Part Spanish/Part English .3
4) Mostly English .5
5) All English 20
Missing3366 
TOTAL650100.0
62) Weight for Recontact Survey sample (F_WEIGHT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL6501.531.37
63) Case ID (CASEID)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL401638107.6218694.25
64) Gender (QNS5)
TOTAL%
1) Male 51.4
2) Female 48.6
TOTAL4016100.0
65) Are you, yourself of Hispanic or Latino origin or descent such as Mexican, Puerto Rican, Cuban, Dominican, Central or South American, Caribbean or some other Latin American background? (QN1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 100
TOTAL4016100.0
66) Would you prefer to be interviewed in English or Spanish? (QN2)
TOTAL%
1) English 37.9
2) Spanish 62.1
TOTAL4016100.0
67) The terms Hispanic and Latino are both used to describe people who are of Hispanic or Latino origin or descent. Do you happen to prefer one of these terms more than the other? Which term do you prefer, Hispanic or Latino? (QN3)
TOTAL%
1) Hispanic 39.2
2) Latino 15.8
3) No preference 43.9
8) Don't know .7
9) Refused .4
TOTAL4016100.0
68) Now I want to ask you about you and your family's heritage. Are you Mexican, Puerto Rican, Cuban, Dominican, Salvadoran or are you and your ancestors from another country? Which do you identify more with? (QN4)
TOTAL%
1) Mexican (Mexico) 63.2
2) Puerto Rican (Puerto Rico) 8.7
3) Cuban (Cuba) 4.3
4) Dominican (the Dominican Republic) 2.2
5) Salvadoran (El Salvador) 3.2
6) Other Central American (Central America) 6.1
7) Other South American (South America) 7.5
8) Europe - various countries 2.5
97) Other 1.2
98) Don't know .8
99) Refused .3
TOTAL4016100.0
69) What race do you consider yourself to be? White, black or African-American, Asian, or some other race? (QN5)
TOTAL%
1) White 41.5
2) Black or African-American 4.8
3) Asian .3
4) Some other race 47.4
8) Don't know 4.8
9) Refused 1.3
TOTAL4016100.0
70) Were you born in the United States, the island of Puerto Rico, or in another country? (QN6)
TOTAL%
1) U.S. 37.6
2) Puerto Rico 4.3
3) Another country 57.9
8) Don't know .2
9) Refused 0
TOTAL4016100.0
71) IF RESPONDENT BORN IN ANOTHER COUNTRY (NOT U.S. OR PUERTO RICO) (ON QN6): In what country were you born? (QN6A)
TOTAL%
1) Argentina .8
2) Barbados 0
3) Belize .1
4) Bolivia .2
5) Brazil .3
6) Chile .4
7) Colombia 3.9
8) Costa Rica .4
9) Cuba 6
10) Dominican Republic 3.3
11) Ecuador 3.1
12) El Salvador 5.9
13) Falkland Islands 1.7
14) Guatemala 2.8
15) Guyana 0
16) Haiti 0
17) Honduras 2.1
18) Mexico 61.2
19) Nicaragua 1.6
20) Panama .4
22) Peru 2.4
23) Portugal 0
24) Puerto Rico .2
25) Spain .6
27) Uruguay .2
28) Venezuela 1
30) Jamaica 0
31) Trinidad/Caribbean Islands 0
32) Italy 0
97) Other .6
98) Don't know 0
99) Refused .7
Missing1202 
TOTAL2814100.0
72) ASKED IF RESPONDENT BORN IN PUERTO RICO, ANOTHER COUNTRY, OR DOESN'T KNOW WHERE BORN/REFUSED (ON QN6): How many years have you lived in the (continental) United States? (QN6B)
TOTAL%
0) Less than 1 1.4
1) 1 2.2
2) 2 3.6
3) 3 3
4) 4 2.8
5) 5 3.3
6) 6 3.8
7) 7 3
8) 8 4.2
9) 9 1.7
10) 10 5.7
11) 11 2
12) 12 3.2
13) 13 2.1
14) 14 2
15) 15 5.1
16) 16 2
17) 17 2.3
18) 18 3
19) 19 .8
20) 20 5.8
21) 21 .9
22) 22 1.7
23) 23 1.6
24) 24 .9
25) 25 4.5
26) 26 2.1
27) 27 1.3
28) 28 .9
29) 29 .4
30) 30 4.2
31) 31 .4
32) 32 1.8
33) 33 .4
34) 34 .3
35) 35 1.4
36) 36 .7
37) 37 .5
38) 38 .6
39) 39 .2
40) 40 2.2
41) 41 .1
42) 42 .4
43) 43 .3
44) 44 .5
45) 45 1
46) 46 .4
47) 47 .2
48) 48 .3
49) 49 .2
50) 50 1.5
51) 51 .1
52) 52 .2
53) 53 .2
54) 54 0
55) 55 .2
56) 56 .1
57) 57 .1
58) 58 .1
59) 59 0
60) 60 .4
61) 61 0
62) 62 0
65) 65 .1
66) 66 0
68) 68 .1
70) 70 0
74) 74 0
80) 80 .1
97) 97 or more years 0
98) Don't know .8
99) Refused 2.8
Missing949 
TOTAL3067100.0
73) ASKED IF RESPONDENT IS CHRISTIAN (RELIG=1,2,3,4,7,96): Would you describe yourself as a 'born-again' or evangelical Christian, or not? (QN25)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 38.7
2) No 54.4
8) Don't know 5.4
9) Refused .2
101) Undesignated 1.3
Missing671 
TOTAL3345100.0
74) Enter other Christian religion (QN8ATEXT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL193
75) Enter other non-Christian religion (QN8BTEXT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL130
76) Enter other denomination (QN9_TEXT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL169
77) What is your religion - Catholic, Evangelical or Protestant Christian, Jehovah's Witness, Mormon, Jewish, Muslim, or an orthodox church such as the Greek or Russian Orthodox Church? (RELIG)
TOTAL%
0) No Religion/Secular 7.8
1) Catholic 67.7
2) Protestant 18.8
3) Jehovah's Witness 1.9
4) Mormon .7
5) Jewish .4
6) Muslim 0
7) Orthodox .1
96) Other - Christian .9
97) Other - non-Christian .5
98) Don't know .5
99) Refused .6
TOTAL4016100.0
78) ASKED IF RESPONDENT IS PROTESTANT OR 'OTHER - CHRISTIAN' (from RELIG): As I read a list, tell me which if any of these denominations you are affiliated with. (DENOM)
TOTAL%
0) Nothing in particular 7.8
1) Baptist 15.5
2) Methodist 1.6
3) Lutheran .9
4) Presbyterian 1.8
5) Congregationalist/UCC 3.5
6) Nondenominational/Independent 15.4
7) Episcopalian .9
8) Reformed .1
9) Assembly of Christian Churches 8.5
10) Assemblies of God 5.7
11) Pentecostal Church of God 13.4
12) Another Pentecostal Church/neo-Charismatic Church 7.4
18) Other Mainline 0
19) Other Evangelical 1
20) Adventist 5.4
21) Church of God .3
22) Holiness .5
97) Something else 4.5
98) Don't know 2.7
99) Refused .4
101) Undesignated 2.7
Missing2837 
TOTAL1179100.0
79) Do you approve or disapprove of the way George W. Bush is handling his job as president? (QN10)
TOTAL%
1) Approve 29
2) Disapprove 54.4
8) Don't know 13.4
9) Refused/Can't rate 3.2
TOTAL4016100.0
80) All in all, do you favor or oppose the death penalty for persons convicted of murder? (QN11_A)
TOTAL%
1) Favor 47
2) Oppose 41.5
8) Don't know 10.1
9) Refused 1.4
TOTAL4016100.0
81) All in all, do you favor or oppose the U.S. government guaranteeing health insurance for all citizens, even if it means raising taxes? (QN11_B)
TOTAL%
1) Favor 69.2
2) Oppose 21.4
8) Don't know 8.9
9) Refused .5
TOTAL4016100.0
82) All in all, do you favor or oppose allowing gays and lesbians to marry legally? (QN11_C)
TOTAL%
1) Favor 30.5
2) Oppose 56.4
8) Don't know 11
9) Refused 2.2
TOTAL4016100.0
83) Would you say that most of the time people try to be helpful, or that they are mostly just looking out for themselves? (QN12)
TOTAL%
1) Most of the time people try to be helpful 34.3
2) Most of the time people are just looking out for themselves 54.6
3) Depends 8
8) Don't know 2.9
9) Refused .2
TOTAL4016100.0
84) Next, regardless of whether you will vote in the upcoming elections, please tell me if you think the Republican Party or the Democratic Party could do a better job in each of the following areas. Which party could do a better job of dealing with the economy? (QN13_A)
TOTAL%
1) The Republican Party 25.5
2) The Democratic Party 44.3
3) Both equally 4.6
4) Neither 3.4
8) Don't know 21.1
9) Refused 1
TOTAL4016100.0
85) Which party could do a better job of improving the educational system? (QN13_B)
TOTAL%
1) The Republican Party 23.2
2) The Democratic Party 45.3
3) Both equally 6.1
4) Neither 3.5
8) Don't know 20.8
9) Refused 1.1
TOTAL4016100.0
86) Which party could do a better job of making wise decisions about what to do in Iraq? (QN13_C)
TOTAL%
1) The Republican Party 22.4
2) The Democratic Party 44.1
3) Both equally 4.3
4) Neither 5.6
8) Don't know 22.4
9) Refused 1.2
TOTAL4016100.0
87) Which party could do a better job of dealing with immigration? (QN13_D)
TOTAL%
1) The Republican Party 20.7
2) The Democratic Party 44.7
3) Both equally 4.5
4) Neither 6.5
8) Don't know 22.7
9) Refused .9
TOTAL4016100.0
88) Which party could do a better job of improving morality in this country? (QN13_E)
TOTAL%
1) The Republican Party 25.5
2) The Democratic Party 41
3) Both equally 5.5
4) Neither 6.3
8) Don't know 20.6
9) Refused 1.1
TOTAL4016100.0
89) Which party could do a better job of protecting the environment? (QN13_F)
TOTAL%
1) The Republican Party 21.1
2) The Democratic Party 44.5
3) Both equally 6.8
4) Neither 4.1
8) Don't know 22.7
9) Refused .9
TOTAL4016100.0
90) Which party could do a better job of protecting civil rights? (QN13_G)
TOTAL%
1) The Republican Party 19.6
2) The Democratic Party 49.1
3) Both equally 5.6
4) Neither 3.4
8) Don't know 21.4
9) Refused .9
TOTAL4016100.0
91) Now thinking about some specific religious groups - is your overall opinion of Jews very favorable, mostly favorable, mostly unfavorable, or very unfavorable? (QN14_A)
TOTAL%
1) Very favorable 19.2
2) Mostly favorable 24.6
3) Mostly unfavorable 11.2
4) Very unfavorable 12
5) Never heard of 4.2
6) Can't rate 13.5
8) Don't know 14.2
9) Refused 1.2
TOTAL4016100.0
92) Is your overall opinion of Muslims very favorable, mostly favorable, mostly unfavorable, or very unfavorable? (QN14_B)
TOTAL%
1) Very favorable 11
2) Mostly favorable 15.9
3) Mostly unfavorable 17.5
4) Very unfavorable 18.5
5) Never heard of 5.6
6) Can't rate 14.7
8) Don't know 15.2
9) Refused 1.7
TOTAL4016100.0
93) Is your overall opinion of Catholics very favorable, mostly favorable, mostly unfavorable, or very unfavorable? (QN14_C)
TOTAL%
1) Very favorable 45.5
2) Mostly favorable 30
3) Mostly unfavorable 7.3
4) Very unfavorable 5.9
5) Never heard of .2
6) Can't rate 5.8
8) Don't know 4.1
9) Refused 1.2
TOTAL4016100.0
94) Is your overall opinion of Mormons very favorable, mostly favorable, mostly unfavorable, or very unfavorable? (QN14_D)
TOTAL%
1) Very favorable 14.7
2) Mostly favorable 17.4
3) Mostly unfavorable 15.5
4) Very unfavorable 17.2
5) Never heard of 5.7
6) Can't rate 14.3
8) Don't know 13.8
9) Refused 1.4
TOTAL4016100.0
95) Is your overall opinion of Evangelical Christians very favorable, mostly favorable, mostly unfavorable, or very unfavorable? (QN14_E)
TOTAL%
1) Very favorable 23.7
2) Mostly favorable 25
3) Mostly unfavorable 11.9
4) Very unfavorable 8.6
5) Never heard of 3.8
6) Can't rate 12.7
8) Don't know 12.8
9) Refused 1.4
TOTAL4016100.0
96) Is your overall opinion of Pentecostal Christians very favorable, mostly favorable, mostly unfavorable, or very unfavorable? (QN14_G)
TOTAL%
1) Very favorable 20.2
2) Mostly favorable 22.3
3) Mostly unfavorable 10.3
4) Very unfavorable 10
5) Never heard of 7
6) Can't rate 13.8
8) Don't know 15
9) Refused 1.3
TOTAL4016100.0
97) Is your overall opinion of Atheists, that is, people who don't believe in God, very favorable, mostly favorable, mostly unfavorable, or very unfavorable? (QN14_H)
TOTAL%
1) Very favorable 7.9
2) Mostly favorable 10.8
3) Mostly unfavorable 20.1
4) Very unfavorable 42.4
5) Never heard of .6
6) Can't rate 9.7
8) Don't know 7.4
9) Refused 1
TOTAL4016100.0
98) Do you think the U.S. made the right decision or the wrong decision in using military force against Iraq? (QN15)
TOTAL%
1) Right decision 31.2
2) Wrong decision 56.3
8) Don't know 11.2
9) Refused 1.3
TOTAL4016100.0
99) In your opinion, should churches and other houses of worship keep out of political matters, or should they express their views on day-to-day social and political questions? (QN16)
TOTAL%
1) Should keep out 37.1
2) Should express views 55.8
8) Don't know 6.7
9) Refused .3
TOTAL4016100.0
100) Do you think there has been too much, too little or the right amount of expressions of religious faith by political leaders? (QN17)
TOTAL%
1) Too much 22.6
2) Too little 44.6
3) Right amount 16.8
8) Don't know 15.2
9) Refused .7
TOTAL4016100.0
101) Now I'm going to read you some pairs of statements that will help us understand how you feel about a number of things. As I read each pair, tell me whether the FIRST statement or the SECOND statement comes closer to your own views, even if neither is exactly right. The first pair is... (QN18_A)
TOTAL%
1) I'd rather pay higher taxes to support a larger government that provides more services. 63.7
2) I'd rather pay lower taxes and have a smaller government that provides fewer services. 26.9
3) Neither/Both equally 4.4
8) Don't know 4.3
9) Refused .7
TOTAL4016100.0
102) Now I'm going to read you some pairs of statements that will help us understand how you feel about a number of things. As I read each pair, tell me whether the FIRST statement or the SECOND statement comes closer to your own views, even if neither is exactly right. The second pair is... (QN18_C)
TOTAL%
1) Poor people today have it easy because they can get government benefits without doing anything in return. 27.6
2) Poor people have hard lives because government benefits don't go far enough to help them live decently. 63.9
3) Neither/Both equally 5.2
8) Don't know 3.1
9) Refused .3
TOTAL4016100.0
103) Now I'm going to read you some pairs of statements that will help us understand how you feel about a number of things. As I read each pair, tell me whether the FIRST statement or the SECOND statement comes closer to your own views, even if neither is exactly right. The third pair is... (QN18_E)
TOTAL%
1) The growing number of newcomers from other countries threaten traditional American customs and values. 23.4
2) The growing number of newcomers from other countries strengthens American society. 66.1
3) Neither/Both equally 4
8) Don't know 6
9) Refused .4
TOTAL4016100.0
104) And in the United States in the past year have you participated in any protests or demonstrations to support immigration rights, or not? (QN18F)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, have participated in protests or demonstrations to support immigration rights 24.3
2) No, have not 75
8) Don't know .6
9) Refused .1
TOTAL4016100.0
105) In the dispute between Israel and the Palestinians, which side do you sympathize with more, Israel or the Palestinians? (QN19)
TOTAL%
1) Israel 33.3
2) Palestinians 10.6
3) Both 3.8
4) Neither 34
8) Don't know 17
9) Refused 1.3
TOTAL4016100.0
106) On another subject, do you think abortion should be legal in all cases, legal in most cases, illegal in most cases, or illegal in all cases? (QN20)
TOTAL%
1) Legal in all cases 11.5
2) Legal in most cases 25.9
3) Illegal in most cases 24.6
4) Illegal in all cases 31.9
8) Don't know 5.1
9) Refused .9
TOTAL4016100.0
107) In general, do you think discrimination against Hispanics/Latinos is a major problem, minor problem, or not a problem in preventing Hispanics/Latinos in general from succeeding in America? (QN21)
TOTAL%
1) Major problem 61.9
2) Minor problem 22.8
3) Not a problem 12.2
8) Don't Know 2.9
9) Refused .2
TOTAL4016100.0
108) Generally speaking, how important are your religious beliefs in influencing your political thinking? Would you say your religious beliefs are a very important influence on your political thinking, somewhat important, not too important, or not at all important? (QN22)
TOTAL%
1) Very important 38.2
2) Somewhat important 27.6
3) Not too important 13.3
4) Not at all important 16.8
8) Don't know 3.7
9) Refused .4
TOTAL4016100.0
109) Now, I have some questions about your religious beliefs and practices. Aside from weddings and funerals how often do you attend religious services - more than once a week, once a week, once or twice a month, a few times a year, seldom, or never? (QN23)
TOTAL%
1) More than once a week 15.2
2) Once a week 29
3) Once or twice a month 19.3
4) A few times a year 14.4
5) Seldom 12.3
6) Never 9.4
8) Don't know .2
9) Refused .2
TOTAL4016100.0
110) How important would you say religion is in your own life - very important, fairly important, or not very important? (QN24)
TOTAL%
1) Very important 67.8
2) Fairly important 22.1
3) Not very important 9.4
8) Don't know .5
9) Refused .2
TOTAL4016100.0
111) IF RESPONDENT IS CHRISTIAN (RELIG=1,2,3,4,7,96): Does the following description apply to you or not: Charismatic Catholic/Christian (QN26_A)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, applies 40.6
2) No, does not apply 48.9
8) Don't know 8.9
9) Refused .4
101) Undesignated 1.3
Missing671 
TOTAL3345100.0
112) IF RESPONDENT IS CHRISTIAN (RELIG=1,2,3,4,7,96): Does the following description apply to you or not: Pentecostal Catholic/Christian (QN26_B)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, applies 24.5
2) No, does not apply 68
8) Don't know 5.8
9) Refused .4
101) Undesignated 1.3
Missing671 
TOTAL3345100.0
113) IF RESPONDENT REPORTS NO RELIGION, DOESN'T KNOW, OR REFUSED (from RELIG): Would you say that you were ever affiliated with a particular religion in the past, including when you were a child? (QN27)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 62.3
2) No 33
8) Don't know .8
9) Refused .8
101) Undesignated 3.1
Missing3421 
TOTAL595100.0
114) IF YES TO QN27: What religion was that - Catholic, Evangelical or Protestant Christian, Jehovah's Witness, Mormon, Jewish, Muslim, or an orthodox church such as the Greek or Russian Orthodox Church? (QN28)
TOTAL%
0) No religion, not a believer, atheist, agnostic .9
1) Catholic 61.2
2) Evangelical or Protestant Christian (e.g., Baptist, Lutheran, Methodist, Presbyterian, Episcopalian, Pentecostal, Church of Christ, etc.) 22.8
3) Jehovah's Witness 9.4
4) Mormon 2.7
5) Jewish .4
6) Islam/Muslim .4
96) Other religion - Christian 0
97) Other religion - non-Christian .4
98) Don't know .9
99) Refused .9
Missing3677 
TOTAL339100.0
115) IF YES TO QN28: How old were you when you stopped practicing religion? (QN29)
TOTAL%
0) 0 .4
2) 2 .4
5) 5 .4
6) 6 .4
7) 7 1.3
8) 8 2.7
9) 9 1.8
10) 10 8.5
11) 11 .9
12) 12 8.5
13) 13 5.4
14) 14 6.3
15) 15 6.3
16) 16 8.1
17) 17 3.1
18) 18 10.3
19) 19 1.3
20) 20 8.1
21) 21 2.2
22) 22 1.3
23) 23 .4
24) 24 1.3
25) 25 2.7
26) 26 .9
27) 27 0
28) 28 .4
29) 29 .9
30) 30 .4
31) 31 .4
32) 32 .4
33) 33 0
34) 34 0
35) 35 2.2
36) 36 0
39) 39 0
40) 40 0
41) 41 0
42) 42 .4
43) 43 .4
45) 45 .4
46) 46 .4
50) 50 0
51) 51 .4
54) 54 0
60) 60 .9
98) Don't know 4.9
99) Refused 3.6
Missing3677 
TOTAL339100.0
116) IF RESPONDENT REPORTS BEING A MEMBER OF A RELIGION (from RELIG): Have you always been (RELIGION) or did you convert from another faith or religion that you practiced in the past? (QN30)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, I have always been (RELIGION) 85.6
2) No, I converted from another religion 13.6
8) Don't know .4
9) Refused .4
Missing595 
TOTAL3421100.0
117) IF QN30 = CONVERTED: What were you before - Catholic, Evangelical or Protestant Christian, Jehovah's Witness, Mormon, Jewish, Muslim, or an orthodox church such as the Greek or Russian Orthodox Church? (QN31)
TOTAL%
0) No religion, not a believer, atheist, agnostic 3.4
1) Catholic 74.4
2) Evangelical or Protestant Christian (e.g., Baptist, Lutheran, Methodist, Presbyterian, Episcopalian, Pentecostal, Church of Christ, etc.) 13.7
3) Jehovah's Witness 2.4
4) Mormon .8
7) Orthodox Church (Greek or Russian) .4
96) Other religion - Christian 1
97) Other religion - non-Christian .2
98) Don't know 1.2
99) Refused 2.4
Missing3324 
TOTAL692100.0
118) IF RESPONDENT REPORTS BEING A MEMBER OF A RELIGION (from RELIG): How often do you pray at home? Would you say...? (QN31A_A)
TOTAL%
1) Every day 69.4
2) At least once a week 13.8
3) Once or twice a month 3.7
4) A few times a year 3.9
5) Seldom 5.3
6) Never 3.4
8) Don't know .3
9) Refused .2
Missing595 
TOTAL3421100.0
119) IF RESPONDENT REPORTS BEING A MEMBER OF A RELIGION (from RELIG): How often do you share your faith with non-believers? Would you say...? (QN31A_B)
TOTAL%
1) Every day 15.3
2) At least once a week 15.5
3) Once or twice a month 11.2
4) A few times a year 10.5
5) Seldom 22.1
6) Never 23.8
8) Don't know 1.3
9) Refused .3
Missing595 
TOTAL3421100.0
120) IF RESPONDENT REPORTS BEING A MEMBER OF A RELIGION (from RELIG): How often do you read the scripture outside of worship? Would you say...? (QN31A_C)
TOTAL%
1) Every day 16.7
2) At least once a week 21.3
3) Once or twice a month 15
4) A few times a year 10.7
5) Seldom 17.6
6) Never 18
8) Don't know .4
9) Refused .2
Missing595 
TOTAL3421100.0
121) IF RESPONDENT REPORTS BEING A MEMBER OF A RELIGION (from RELIG): How often do you speak or pray in tongues? Would you say...? (QN31A_D)
TOTAL%
1) Every day 20.7
2) At least once a week 7.7
3) Once or twice a month 4.3
4) A few times a year 3.7
5) Seldom 7.8
6) Never 51.7
8) Don't know 3.6
9) Refused .4
Missing595 
TOTAL3421100.0
122) IF RESPONDENT REPORTED BEING A MEMBER OF A RELIGION (from RELIG): How often do you participate in prayer or Bible study groups? Would you say...? (QN31A_E)
TOTAL%
1) Every day 7.1
2) At least once a week 22
3) Once or twice a month 12.3
4) A few times a year 10.4
5) Seldom 17.9
6) Never 29.9
8) Don't know .2
9) Refused .3
Missing595 
TOTAL3421100.0
123) How welcoming is the Catholic Church in the United States to new immigrants? Would you say the Church is very welcoming to new immigrants, somewhat welcoming, not too welcoming, or not at all welcoming? (QN32)
TOTAL%
1) Very welcoming 55.7
2) Somewhat welcoming 25.3
3) Not too welcoming 4.8
4) Not at all welcoming 2.9
8) Don't know 10.9
9) Refused .4
TOTAL4016100.0
124) In your opinion, does the Catholic Church in the US...? (QN33)
TOTAL%
1) Respect the contributions of women more than it respects the contributions of men 5.4
2) Respect the contributions of men more than it respects the contributions of women 14.1
3) Respect the contributions of both men and women equally 70.4
8) Don't know 9.6
9) Refused .6
TOTAL4016100.0
125) As far as you know, is the typical Catholic Mass in the U.S. lively and exciting, or not? (QN34)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, typical Mass is lively and exciting 56.3
2) No, typical Mass is not lively and exciting 31
8) Don't know 12.2
9) Refused .5
TOTAL4016100.0
126) Do you approve or disapprove of the Catholic Church's restrictions on divorce? (QN34B)
TOTAL%
1) Approve 39.9
2) Disapprove 47.8
8) Don't know 11.1
9) Refused 1.2
TOTAL4016100.0
127) O you agree or disagree that the Catholic Church should allow married men to become priests? (QN35_A)
TOTAL%
1) Agree 52.8
2) Disagree 40.5
8) Don't know 6.1
9) Refused .6
TOTAL4016100.0
128) O you agree or disagree that the Catholic Church should allow women to become priests? (QN35_B)
TOTAL%
1) Agree 47.1
2) Disagree 43.7
8) Don't know 8.4
9) Refused .8
TOTAL4016100.0
129) IF QN30 = CONVERTED: Now I want to ask you some questions about your conversion. How old were you when you became (RELIGION)? (QN36)
TOTAL%
0) 0 .4
1) 1 .8
2) 2 .2
3) 3 0
4) 4 .2
5) 5 .8
6) 6 1.4
7) 7 1
8) 8 .8
9) 9 .4
10) 10 2
11) 11 .6
12) 12 3.4
13) 13 2.8
14) 14 1.6
15) 15 3.2
16) 16 2.4
17) 17 5.2
18) 18 3.4
19) 19 2.4
20) 20 4.4
21) 21 2.2
22) 22 2.6
23) 23 3.2
24) 24 2.4
25) 25 4.2
26) 26 2.4
27) 27 .8
28) 28 2.2
29) 29 1.8
30) 30 7.2
31) 31 1
32) 32 1.6
33) 33 .8
34) 34 1.4
35) 35 3.4
36) 36 .8
37) 37 .6
38) 38 1.6
39) 39 .6
40) 40 5.4
41) 41 .6
42) 42 1
43) 43 .4
44) 44 .8
45) 45 1.2
46) 46 .4
47) 47 .8
48) 48 .8
49) 49 .2
50) 50 2.4
51) 51 .4
52) 52 .2
53) 53 .4
54) 54 .2
55) 55 .6
57) 57 .2
58) 58 .2
59) 59 0
60) 60 .4
61) 61 .4
62) 62 0
65) 65 0
68) 68 .2
76) 76 .2
98) Don't know .6
99) Refused 3.4
Missing3324 
TOTAL692100.0
130) ASKED IF QN30 = CONVERTED, AND RESPONDENT REPORTS BEING CATHOLIC, PROTESTANT, JEHOVAH'S WITNESS, MORMON, ORTHODOX, OR OTHER CHRISTIAN (from RELIG): How did you first hear about your current religion? Was it from a family member, from a friend, from members of the church, or through radio or television? (QN37)
TOTAL%
1) From a family member 47.7
2) From a friend 25.6
3) From members of the church 13.8
4) Through radio or television 2.1
5) Self-discovery 5.4
97) Other 2.1
98) Don't know .6
99) Refused .6
101) Undesignated 2.1
Missing3352 
TOTAL664100.0
131) IF QN30 = CONVERTED: In our interviews, people have told us there are many reasons why they changed their religions. As I read some of the reasons they have given, please tell me whether or not each applies to you. You can answer 'yes' or 'no.' Would you say that you became (RELIGION) because of a marriage, or not? (QN38_A)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 13.9
2) No 85.7
8) Don't know 0
9) Refused .4
Missing3324 
TOTAL692100.0
132) IF QN30 = CONVERTED: Would you say that you became (RELIGION) because you wanted a more direct personal experience of God, or not? (QN38_B)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 81.7
2) No 17.5
8) Don't know .4
9) Refused .4
Missing3324 
TOTAL692100.0
133) IF QN30 = CONVERTED: Would you say that you became (RELIGION) because of a deep personal crisis, or not? (QN38_C)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 25.9
2) No 73.5
8) Don't know .2
9) Refused .4
Missing3324 
TOTAL692100.0
134) IF QN30 = CONVERTED: Would you say that you became (RELIGION) because you were inspired by a particular (RELIGION) pastor, or not? (QN38_D)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 34.8
2) No 64.2
8) Don't know .4
9) Refused .6
Missing3324 
TOTAL692100.0
135) IF QN34B = DISAPPROVE, QN30 = CONVERTED, AND QN31 = CATHOLIC: And now I have some questions about your decision to leave the Catholic Church. Would you say that the Church's prohibition on divorce is one of the reasons that you decided to leave the Catholic Church, or not? (QN39_A)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, was a reason for leaving the Church 13.3
2) No, was not a reason for leaving the Church 83.4
8) Don't know 1.1
9) Refused .6
101) Undesignated 1.7
Missing3768 
TOTAL248100.0
136) IF QN32 = NOT TOO WELCOMING OR NOT AT ALL WELCOMING, QN30 = CONVERTED, AND QN31 = CATHOLIC: What about the Church's lack of welcoming and openness to immigrants and their customs - is that one of the reasons that you decided to leave the Catholic Church, or not? (QN39_E)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, was a reason for leaving the Church 30
2) No, was not a reason for leaving the Church 63.3
101) Undesignated 6.7
Missing3957 
TOTAL59100.0
137) IF QN34 = NO, QN30 = CONVERTED, AND QN31 = CATHOLIC: What about the lack of excitement at the typical Mass in the U.S. - is that one of the reasons that you decided to leave the Catholic Church, or not? (QN39_F)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, was a reason for leaving the Church 51.6
2) No, was not a reason for leaving the Church 46.6
8) Don't know .5
9) Refused .5
101) Undesignated .9
Missing3743 
TOTAL273100.0
138) IF QN33 = US CATHOLIC CHURCH RESPECT CONTRIBUTIONS OF MEN MORE THAN WOMEN, QN30 = CONVERTED, AND QN31 = CATHOLIC: What about the Church's lack of respect for the contributions of women- is that one of the reasons that you decided to leave the Catholic Church, or not? (QN39_I)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, was a reason for leaving the Church 35.7
2) No, was not a reason for leaving the Church 62.9
9) Refused 1.4
Missing3921 
TOTAL95100.0
139) IF RESPONDENT ATTENDS RELIGIOUS SERVICES AT ALL (from QN23): Now a few more questions about your current religious beliefs and practices. Thinking about the (synagogue/mosque/church) you attend most often, are there any Hispanic/Latino (priests/rabbis/imams/pastors) there, or not? (QN40)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 80.3
2) No 17
8) Don't know 2.5
9) Refused .2
Missing495 
TOTAL3521100.0
140) IF RESPONDENT ATTENDS RELIGIOUS SERVICES AT ALL (from QN23): If you wanted to attend a (Mass/worship service) in Spanish, is one available at the (synagogue/mosque/church) you attend most often? (QN41)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 86.8
2) No 10.7
8) Don't know 2.3
9) Refused .2
Missing495 
TOTAL3521100.0
141) IF RESPONDENT NEVER ATTENDS RELIGIOUS SERVICES OR DOESN'T KNOW/REFUSED (from QN23) OR IF NOT YES TO QN41: As far as you know, could you attend (Mass/worship services) in Spanish at a (synagogue/mosque/church) nearby? (QN42)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 72.5
2) No 21.2
8) Don't know 5
9) Refused 1.3
Missing3123 
TOTAL893100.0
142) IF RESPONDENT DOES NOT ATTEND RELIGIOUS SERVICES AT LEAST ONCE OR TWICE A MONTH, AND IF NOT YES TO QN42: Is that one of the reasons that you do not go to (synagogue/mosque/church) very often? (QN43)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 15
2) No 73.7
8) Don't know 7.2
9) Refused 4.2
Missing3799 
TOTAL217100.0
143) IF RESPONDENT ATTENDS RELIGIOUS SERVICES AT ALL (from QN23): Typically, when you attend Mass/worship service, would you say that most of the other people in the synagogue/mosque/church are Hispanics/Latinos, are some of them Hispanics/Latinos, or are only a few of them Hispanics/Latinos? (QN44)
TOTAL%
1) Most are Hispanics/Latinos 74
2) Some are Hispanics/Latinos 14.9
3) Only a few are Hispanics/Latinos 9.6
4) None are Hispanics/Latinos .3
8) Don't know .9
9) Refused .2
Missing495 
TOTAL3521100.0
144) IF RESPONDENT ATTENDS RELIGIOUS SERVICES AT ALL (from QN23), AND IF RESPONDENT REPORTS BEING MEXICAN, PUERTO RICAN, CUBAN, DOMINICAN, OR SALVADORAN (from QN4): Some (synagogues/churches/mosques) maintain close ties to countries in Latin America such as (COUNTRY) by sending money or missionaries or by receiving clergy who visit from there. What about the (synagogue/mosque/church) that you attend most often? Would you say that your (synagogue/mosque/church) maintains close ties to (COUNTRY) in any of these ways, or not? (QN45)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, my church maintains close ties to (COUNTRY) 55.6
2) No, my church does not maintain close ties to (COUNTRY) 25.8
8) Don't know 17.8
9) Refused .5
101) Undesignated .2
Missing1411 
TOTAL2605100.0
145) IF RESPONDENT ATTENDS RELIGIOUS SERVICES AT ALL (from QN23): Does your (synagogue/mosque/church) provide help to (synagogue/mosque/church) members who are in need by providing food or clothing, or is this not something that your (synagogue/mosque/church) does? (QN46_A)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, (synagogue/mosque/church) provides this kind of help to members in need 83.8
2) No, this is not something that (synagogue/mosque/church) does 9.3
8) Don't know 6.5
9) Refused .3
Missing495 
TOTAL3521100.0
146) IF RESPONDENT ATTENDS RELIGIOUS SERVICES AT ALL (from QN23): And does your (synagogue/mosque/church) help members who are in need with finding a job, or not? (QN46_B)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, (synagogue/mosque/church) provides this kind of help to members in need 55.9
2) No, this is not something that (synagogue/mosque/church) does 23.6
8) Don't know 20
9) Refused .4
Missing495 
TOTAL3521100.0
147) IF RESPONDENT ATTENDS RELIGIOUS SERVICES AT ALL (from QN23): And does your (synagogue/mosque/church) help members who are in need with financial problems, or not? (QN46_C)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, (synagogue/mosque/church) provides this kind of help to members in need 62.6
2) No, this is not something that (synagogue/mosque/church) does 20.1
8) Don't know 17
9) Refused .4
Missing495 
TOTAL3521100.0
148) IF RESPONDENT ATTENDS RELIGIOUS SERVICES AT ALL (from QN23): And does your (synagogue/mosque/church) help members who are in need with finding a house or an apartment, or not? (QN46_D)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, (synagogue/mosque/church) provides this kind of help to members in need 50
2) No, this is not something that (synagogue/mosque/church) does 27.8
8) Don't know 21.8
9) Refused .4
Missing495 
TOTAL3521100.0
149) IF RESPONDENT ATTENDS RELIGIOUS SERVICES AT ALL (from QN23): And does your (synagogue/mosque/church) help members who are in need by taking care of their children, or not? (QN46_E)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, (synagogue/mosque/church) provides this kind of help to members in need 57.2
2) No, this is not something that (synagogue/mosque/church) does 26.5
8) Don't know 15.9
9) Refused .4
Missing495 
TOTAL3521100.0
150) IF RESPONDENT ATTENDS RELIGIOUS SERVICES AT ALL (from QN23): And does your (synagogue/mosque/church) help members who are in need with language or literacy training, or not? (QN46_F)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, (synagogue/mosque/church) provides this kind of help to members in need 56.5
2) No, this is not something that (synagogue/mosque/church) does 24.8
8) Don't know 18.3
9) Refused .4
Missing495 
TOTAL3521100.0
151) IF RESPONDENT ATTENDS RELIGIOUS SERVICES AT ALL (from QN23): In the past 12 months, did your (synagogue/mosque/church) participate in an immigration rights protest or boycott, or not? (QN47)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 21.8
2) No 61.4
8) Don't know 16.5
9) Refused .3
Missing495 
TOTAL3521100.0
152) IF RESPONDENT ATTENDS RELIGIOUS SERVICES AT ALL (from QN23): On another subject, does the clergy at your place of worship ever speak out on the issue of abortion? (QN49_A)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 58
2) No 36.5
8) Don't know 5.1
9) Refused .4
Missing495 
TOTAL3521100.0
153) IF RESPONDENT ATTENDS RELIGIOUS SERVICES AT ALL (from QN23): Does the clergy at your place of worship ever speak out about laws regarding homosexuality? (QN49_B)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 40.6
2) No 51.8
8) Don't know 7.2
9) Refused .4
Missing495 
TOTAL3521100.0
154) IF RESPONDENT ATTENDS RELIGIOUS SERVICES AT ALL (from QN23): Does the clergy at your place of worship ever speak out about candidates and elections? (QN49_C)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 28.3
2) No 64.3
8) Don't know 7.1
9) Refused .4
Missing495 
TOTAL3521100.0
155) IF RESPONDENT ATTENDS RELIGIOUS SERVICES AT ALL (from QN23): Does the clergy at your place of worship ever speak out about the importance of voting? (QN49_D)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 56.3
2) No 37.7
8) Don't know 5.6
9) Refused .4
Missing495 
TOTAL3521100.0
156) IF RESPONDENT ATTENDS RELIGIOUS SERVICES AT ALL (from QN23): Does the clergy at your place of worship ever speak out about laws regarding immigration? (QN49_E)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 44.1
2) No 48
8) Don't know 7.5
9) Refused .4
Missing495 
TOTAL3521100.0
157) Which of these statements comes closest to describing your feelings about the Bible? (QN50)
TOTAL%
1) The Bible is the actual word of God and is to be taken literally, word for word 50.4
2) The Bible is the word of God, but not everything in it should be taken literally, word for word 31.4
3) The Bible is a book written by men and is not the word of God 11.7
7) Other .7
8) Don't know 4.4
9) Refused 1.4
TOTAL4016100.0
158) Next I would like to talk with you about volunteer activity. By volunteer activity, I mean not just belonging to an organization, but actually spending your time helping without being paid for it. In the past year have you volunteered your time to any church or religious group? (QN51_A)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, volunteered 30.3
2) No, did not volunteer 68.8
8) Don't know .3
9) Refused .6
TOTAL4016100.0
159) In the past year have you volunteered your time to any school or tutoring program? (QN51_B)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, volunteered 26.3
2) No, did not volunteer 72.8
8) Don't know .2
9) Refused .6
TOTAL4016100.0
160) In the past year have you volunteered your time to any neighborhood, business, or youth group? (QN51_C)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, volunteered 26.5
2) No, did not volunteer 72.5
8) Don't know .5
9) Refused .5
TOTAL4016100.0
161) ASK UNLESS RESPONDENT REPORTS BEING A MEMBER OF NO RELIGION, DOESN'T KNOW, OR REFUSED (from RELIG): Now I am going to read you a series of statements on some different topics. For each one, please tell me if you agree with it or disagree with it. The first one is 'God will grant financial success and good health to all believers who have enough faith'. Do you agree or disagree? (QN52_A)
TOTAL%
1) Agree 72.6
2) Disagree 21.7
8) Don't know 4.5
9) Refused 1.2
Missing595 
TOTAL3421100.0
162) ASK IF RESPONDENT REPORTS BEING A MEMBER OF A CHRISTIAN RELIGION (from RELIG): The next one is 'If enough people were brought to Christ, social ills would take care of themselves'. Do you agree or disagree? (QN52_B)
TOTAL%
1) Agree 47.1
2) Disagree 41
8) Don't know 9.1
9) Refused 1.5
101) Undesignated 1.3
Missing671 
TOTAL3345100.0
163) ASK UNLESS RESPONDENT REPORTS BEING A MEMBER OF NO RELIGION, DOESN'T KNOW, OR REFUSED (from RELIG): The next one is 'Miracles still occur today as in ancient times'. Do you agree or disagree? (QN52_C)
TOTAL%
1) Agree 74.7
2) Disagree 20.3
8) Don't know 4
9) Refused 1
Missing595 
TOTAL3421100.0
164) ASK IF RESPONDENT REPORTS BEING A MEMBER OF A CHRISTIAN RELIGION (from RELIG): The next one is 'Jesus will return to earth in my lifetime'. Do you agree or disagree? (QN52_D)
TOTAL%
1) Agree 51.7
2) Disagree 29.9
8) Don't know 15.9
9) Refused 1.3
101) Undesignated 1.3
Missing671 
TOTAL3345100.0
165) ASK IF RESPONDENT REPORTS BEING A MEMBER OF A CHRISTIAN RELIGION (from RELIG): The next one is 'Mary is the virgin mother of God and watches over believers'. Do you agree or disagree? (QN52_E)
TOTAL%
1) Agree 75.1
2) Disagree 18.3
8) Don't know 4.1
9) Refused 1.2
101) Undesignated 1.3
Missing671 
TOTAL3345100.0
166) ASKED OF HALF THE SAMPLE: Do you have a crucifix or other religious objects displayed in your home? (QN53)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 70
2) No 28.5
8) Don't know .5
9) Refused .9
Missing2007 
TOTAL2009100.0
167) ASKED OF HALF THE SAMPLE: Do you ever pray to specific saints or to the Virgin Mary to ask for help when you face difficult moments in your life? (QN54)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 57.9
2) No 40.4
8) Don't know .4
9) Refused 1.3
Missing2009 
TOTAL2007100.0
168) And now I have just a few questions for classification purposes only. What is your age? (QN55)
TOTAL%
18) 18 3.4
19) 19 2.5
20) 20 2.8
21) 21 2
22) 22 2.3
23) 23 2
24) 24 2.6
25) 25 2.2
26) 26 3
27) 27 2.1
28) 28 2.6
29) 29 1.3
30) 30 3.2
31) 31 1.6
32) 32 3.1
33) 33 2.7
34) 34 2.5
35) 35 3.6
36) 36 3.3
37) 37 1.5
38) 38 2.3
39) 39 2.3
40) 40 3.9
41) 41 1.5
42) 42 2.8
43) 43 1.8
44) 44 1.6
45) 45 2.3
46) 46 1.3
47) 47 1.3
48) 48 1.5
49) 49 1.2
50) 50 2.3
51) 51 .9
52) 52 1
53) 53 .9
54) 54 .9
55) 55 1.8
56) 56 1.2
57) 57 .8
58) 58 .8
59) 59 .5
60) 60 1.1
61) 61 .5
62) 62 1
63) 63 .7
64) 64 .9
65) 65 .9
66) 66 .3
67) 67 .7
68) 68 .3
69) 69 .2
70) 70 .6
71) 71 .5
72) 72 .5
73) 73 .2
74) 74 .3
75) 75 .3
76) 76 .4
77) 77 .3
78) 78 .3
79) 79 .3
80) 80 .6
81) 81 .2
82) 82 .1
83) 83 .1
84) 84 0
85) 85 .1
86) 86 0
87) 87 0
88) 88 .1
90) 90 0
91) 91 0
97) 97 or older .1
98) Don't know .5
99) Refused 2.4
TOTAL4016100.0
169) What is your age? (55+) (AGE55)
TOTAL%
1) 18-29 28.8
2) 30-39 26
3) 40-54 25.4
4) 55+ 16.9
98) Don't know .5
99) Refused 2.4
TOTAL4016100.0
170) What is your age? (65+) (AGE65)
TOTAL%
1) 18-29 28.8
2) 30-39 26
3) 40-54 25.4
4) 55-64 9.2
5) 65+ 7.7
98) Don't know .5
99) Refused 2.4
TOTAL4016100.0
171) Are you married, divorced, separated, widowed, or never been married? (QN56)
TOTAL%
1) Married 52.7
2) Divorced 8
3) Separated 6.2
4) Widowed 4.3
5) Never been married 26.5
8) Don't know .1
9) Refused 2.1
TOTAL4016100.0
172) Are you the parent or guardian of any children under 18 now living in your household? (QN57)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 53.1
2) No 44.9
8) Don't know 0
9) Refused 2
TOTAL4016100.0
173) Do you think of yourself first as [a person from your country of origin], first as a Hispanic/Latino, first as a [person of your religion], or first asan American? (QN58)
TOTAL%
1) A [person from your country of origin] 35.6
2) A Hispanic/Latino 21.6
3) A [person of your religion] 16.1
4) An American 17.6
5) All four 5.6
8) Don't know 1
9) Refused 2.5
TOTAL4016100.0
174) Would you say you can carry on a conversation in Spanish, both understanding and speaking, very well, pretty well, just a little, or not at all? (QN59)
TOTAL%
1) Very well 77.8
2) Pretty well 9.4
3) Just a little 8.7
4) Not at all 3.3
8) Don't know .1
9) Refused .5
TOTAL4016100.0
175) Would you say you can carry on a conversation in Spanish, both understanding and speaking, very well, pretty well, just a little, or not at all? [RECODE OF QN59] (SPNSPK)
TOTAL%
0) Just a little/Not at all/Don't know/Refused 12.7
1) Pretty well 9.4
2) Very well 77.8
TOTAL4016100.0
176) Would you say you can read a newspaper or book in Spanish very well, pretty well, just a little, or not at all? (QN60)
TOTAL%
1) Very well 48
2) Pretty well 24
3) Just a little 17.3
4) Not at all 8.4
8) Don't know .3
9) Refused 2
TOTAL4016100.0
177) Would you say you can read a newspaper or book in Spanish very well, pretty well, just a little, or not at all? [RECODE OF QN60] (SPNRD)
TOTAL%
0) Just a little/Not at all/Don't know/Refused 28
1) Pretty well 24
2) Very well 48
TOTAL4016100.0
178) Sum of responses to SPNSPK and SPNRD (SPNSPK + SPNRD) (SPANISH)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL40162.851.35
179) Would you say you can carry on a conversation in English, both understanding and speaking, very well, pretty well, just a little, or not at all? (QN61)
TOTAL%
1) Very well 47.2
2) Pretty well 8.8
3) Just a little 32.1
4) Not at all 10.2
8) Don't know .3
9) Refused 1.4
TOTAL4016100.0
180) Would you say you can carry on a conversation in English, both understanding and speaking, very well, pretty well, just a little, or not at all? [RECODE OF QN61] (ENGSPK)
TOTAL%
0) Just a little/Not at all/Don't know/Refused 44
1) Pretty well 8.8
2) Very well 47.3
TOTAL4016100.0
181) Would you say you can read a newspaper or book in English very well, pretty well, just a little, or not at all? (QN62)
TOTAL%
1) Very well 42.5
2) Pretty well 11.4
3) Just a little 30
4) Not at all 13.9
8) Don't know .3
9) Refused 2
TOTAL4016100.0
182) Would you say you can read a newspaper or book in English very well, pretty well, just a little, or not at all? [RECODE OF QN62] (ENGRD)
TOTAL%
0) Just a little/Not at all/Don't know/Refused 46.2
1) Pretty well 11.4
2) Very well 42.5
TOTAL4016100.0
183) Sum of responses to ENGSPK and ENGRD (ENGSPK + ENGRD) (ENGLISH)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL40162.001.82
184) Primary Language (See Note 1: Primary Language (PRIMLANG) Coding in the ARDA Summary File for explanation of codes) (PRIMLANG)
TOTAL%
1) English Dominant 21.4
2) Bilingual 29.7
3) Spanish Dominant 48.9
TOTAL4016100.0
185) What language do you usually speak at home? Only Spanish, more Spanish than English, both equally, more English than Spanish, or only English? (QN63)
TOTAL%
1) Only Spanish 38.7
2) More Spanish than English 16.6
3) Both equally 17.3
4) More English than Spanish 12.1
5) Only English 13.2
8) Don't know .2
9) Refused 2
TOTAL4016100.0
186) Are you yourself (or is your husband/wife) a veteran of the armed services? (QN64)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, respondent 4.6
2) Yes, spouse 1.9
3) Yes, both .1
4) Yes, respondent still active/in the reserves .1
5) Yes, spouse still active/in the reserves 0
7) No 90.3
8) Don't know .7
9) Refused 2.2
TOTAL4016100.0
187) What is your employment status? Are you...? (QN65)
TOTAL%
1) Employed full time 51.5
2) Employed part time 11.3
3) A homemaker or stay at home parent 15
4) Retired 6.7
5) A student 3.9
6) Unemployed 3.6
7) Laid off 1
8) Disabled 4
98) Don't know .6
99) Refused 2.5
TOTAL4016100.0
188) IF EMPLOYED FULL TIME OR PART TIME (FROM QN65): What language do you usually speak at work? Only Spanish, more Spanish than English, both equally, more English than Spanish, or only English? (QN66)
TOTAL%
1) Only Spanish 18.4
2) More Spanish than English 11.7
3) Both equally 23.2
4) More English than Spanish 19.7
5) Only English 26.7
6) Does not work 0
8) Don't know 0
9) Refused .3
Missing1592 
TOTAL2424100.0
189) IF NOT BORN IN U.S. OR PUERTO RICO (FROM QN6): Are you currently a citizen of the United States, or not? (QN67)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 34
2) No 61.9
8) Don't know .3
9) Refused 3.8
Missing1195 
TOTAL2821100.0
190) Citizenship Combination Table [Citizenship as derived from QN6 and QN67] (COMBO67)
TOTAL%
1) US Born/Citizen 61.7
2) Not a Citizen 36
8) Don't know .2
9) Refused 2.2
TOTAL4016100.0
191) IF BORN IN THE U.S. OR PUERTO RICO (FROM QN6) OR A U.S. CITIZEN (FROM QN67): These days, many people are so busy they can't find time to register to vote, or move around so often they don't get a chance to re-register. Are you now registered to vote in your precinct or election district or haven't you been able to register so far? (QN68)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, registered 76.6
2) No, not registered 21.6
8) Don't know .4
9) Refused 1.5
Missing1793 
TOTAL2223100.0
192) IF YES TO QN68: Are you absolutely certain that you are registered to vote, or is there a chance that your registration has lapsed because you moved or for some other reason? (QN69)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely certain 96.7
2) Chance registration has lapsed 2.4
8) Don't know .8
9) Refused .1
Missing2275 
TOTAL1741100.0
193) Regardless of whether you can vote in U.S. elections, please tell me: In politics today, do you consider yourself a Republican, a Democrat, an Independent, or something else? (QN70)
TOTAL%
1) Republican 16.1
2) Democrat 35.8
3) Independent 22.1
7) Something else 7.8
8) Don't know 13.3
9) Refused 5
TOTAL4016100.0
194) Leaned Party Table [Political party leanings, derived from QN70 and QN71] (LEAN)
TOTAL%
1) Republican 25
2) Democrat 49.1
3) Independent 7
7) Something else 4.3
8) Don't know 10.2
9) Refused 4.5
TOTAL4016100.0
195) IF RESPONDENT DOES NOT CONSIDER SELF TO BE A REPUBLICAN OR DEMOCRAT (FROM QN70): Do you consider yourself closer to the Republican party or the Democratic party? (QN71)
TOTAL%
1) Republican 18.3
2) Democrat 27.7
3) Neither 22.8
4) Other .6
8) Don't know 21.8
9) Refused 8.9
Missing2120 
TOTAL1896100.0
196) In general, would you describe your political views as...? (QN72)
TOTAL%
1) Very conservative 4.9
2) Conservative 27.5
3) Moderate 27.5
4) Liberal 17.6
5) Very liberal 7.6
8) Don't know 10.4
9) Refused 4.5
TOTAL4016100.0
197) What is the last grade or class that you completed in school? (QN74)
TOTAL%
1) None, or grade 1-8 19.7
2) High school incomplete (grades 9-11) 19.6
3) High school grad 24.2
4) GED 3.2
5) Business, technical, or vocational school after high school 4.7
6) Some college, no 4-year degree 14.7
7) College graduate 7.8
8) Post-graduate training or professional schooling after college 2.1
9) Refused 4
TOTAL4016100.0
198) IF BORN IN THE U.S. OR PUERTO RICO (FROM QN6): Were either of your parents born in Puerto Rico? (QN75)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, only mother 3.4
2) Yes, only father 3.1
3) Both 14
4) No 77.2
8) Don't know .1
9) Refused 2.2
Missing2821 
TOTAL1195100.0
199) IF BORN IN THE U.S. (FROM QN6) AND IF AT LEAST ONE PARENT WAS BORN OUTSIDE PUERTO RICO (FROM QN75): Were either of your parents born outside the US? (QN76)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, only mother 10.1
2) Yes, only father 12.1
3) Both 30.1
4) No 45.4
8) Don't know .2
9) Refused 2.1
Missing3174 
TOTAL842100.0
200) Is your total annual household income from all sources, and before taxes...? (QN77)
TOTAL%
1) Less than $30,000 43.1
2) $30,000 to less than $50,000 19.3
3) $50,000 or more 16.6
8) Don't know 11.1
9) Refused 9.9
TOTAL4016100.0
201) Income Summary [Respondent's total annual household income from all sources, before taxes; derived from answers to QN77, QN78, QN79, and QN80] (INCOME)
TOTAL%
1) Less than $5,000 3.3
2) $5,000 but less than $10,000 4.1
3) $10,000 but less than $15,000 5.6
4) $15,000 but less than $20,000 7.8
5) $20,000 but less than $25,000 8.5
6) $25,000 but less than $30,000 11.1
9) Less than $30,000 (unspecified) 2.7
11) $30,000 but less than $35,000 7.3
12) $35,000 but less than $40,000 5.2
13) $40,000 but less than $45,000 2.9
14) $45,000 but less than $50,000 3.1
19) $30,000 to less than $50,000 (unspecified) .9
21) $50,000 but less than $60,000 5.3
22) $60,000 but less than $75,000 3.3
23) $75,000 but less than $100,000 3.9
24) $100,000 but less than $150,000 2.5
25) $150,000 but less than $200,000 .5
26) $200,000 or more .5
29) $50,000 or more (Unspecified) .5
98) Don't know 11.1
99) Refused 9.9
TOTAL4016100.0
202) IF INCOME IS LESS THAN $30,000 (QN77=1): Would [your total annual household income from all sources, before taxes] be...? (QN78)
TOTAL%
1) Less than $5,000 7.7
2) $5,000 but less than $10,000 9.5
3) $10,000 but less than $15,000 12.9
4) $15,000 but less than $20,000 18.1
5) $20,000 but less than $25,000 19.7
6) $25,000 but less than $30,000 25.7
8) Don't know 5.7
9) Refused .7
Missing2314 
TOTAL1702100.0
203) IF INCOME IS $30,000 TO LESS THAN $50,000 (QN77=2): Would [your total annual household income from all sources, before taxes] be...? (QN79)
TOTAL%
1) $30,000 but less than $35,000 37.9
2) $35,000 but less than $40,000 26.8
3) $40,000 but less than $45,000 14.8
4) $45,000 but less than $50,000 15.9
8) Don't know 4
9) Refused .5
Missing3275 
TOTAL741100.0
204) IF INCOME IS $50,000 OR MORE (QN77=3): Would [your total annual household income from all sources, before taxes] be...? (QN80)
TOTAL%
1) $50,000 but less than $60,000 32.2
2) $60,000 but less than $75,000 20
3) $75,000 but less than $100,000 23.3
4) $100,000 but less than $150,000 15.2
5) $150,000 but less than $200,000 3.2
6) $200,000 or more 3.2
8) Don't know .9
9) Refused 2.1
Missing3355 
TOTAL661100.0
205) Do you own the place where you live or do you pay rent? (QN81)
TOTAL%
1) Own 40.1
2) Rent 54.4
9) Refused 5.6
TOTAL4016100.0
206) Do you have an account with a bank or not? (QN82)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 57.8
2) No 35.8
9) Refused 6.4
TOTAL4016100.0
207) Do you use a computer at your workplace, at school, at home, or anywhere else on at least an occasional basis? (QN83)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 51.7
2) No 43.8
8) Don't know .2
9) Refused 4.3
TOTAL4016100.0
208) Do you use the Internet, at least occasionally? (QN84)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 51.4
2) No 43.9
8) Don't know .1
9) Refused 4.5
TOTAL4016100.0
209) Do you send or receive email, at least occasionally? (QN84B)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 44.1
2) No 51.1
8) Don't know .3
9) Refused 4.5
TOTAL4016100.0
210) IF NO TO QN84 AND NO TO QN84B: What is the main reason you don't use the Internet or email? (QN85)
TOTAL%
1) Don't have access 51
2) It is too difficult/frustrating 9.9
3) I'm just not interested 17
4) I think it's a waste of time 2.9
5) It's too expensive 5.7
6) I'm too busy/Just don't have the time 4.8
7) Worried about computer viruses .4
8) Language/cultural issues .8
9) I'm computer illiterate 2.6
97) Other 1.6
98) Don't know 2.4
99) Refused 1
Missing2310 
TOTAL1706100.0
211) IF YES TO QN84: Do you ever use the Internet from home? (QN86)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, go online from home 78.7
2) No, do not 21.1
8) Don't know 0
9) Refused .1
Missing2016 
TOTAL2000100.0
212) IF YES TO QN86: Does the computer you use at home connect to the Internet through a dial-up telephone line, or do you have some other type of connection, such as a DSL-enabled phone line, a cable TV modem, a wireless connection, or a T-1 or fiber optic connection? (QN87)
TOTAL%
1) Dial-up telephone line 32.5
2) DSL-enabled phone line 39
3) Cable modem 19.3
4) Wireless connection (either 'land-based' or 'satellite') 4.2
5) T-1 or fiber optic connection .8
13) Both dial-up telephone line & cable modem 0
97) Other .1
98) Don't know 3.3
99) Refused .8
Missing2377 
TOTAL1639100.0
213) Gender of interviewer (QND20)
TOTAL%
1) Male 43
2) Female 57
TOTAL4016100.0
214) What language was this interview conducted in? (QND21)
TOTAL%
1) All Spanish 64.4
2) Mostly Spanish .6
3) Part Spanish/Part English .9
4) Mostly English 4
5) All English 30
TOTAL4016100.0
215) Census region (SAMPLE16)
TOTAL%
1) Northeast 14.2
2) North Central 8.2
3) South 35.9
4) West 41.6
TOTAL4016100.0
216) Census division (SAMPLE17)
TOTAL%
1) New England 1.5
2) Mid Atlantic 12.7
3) East North Central 6.7
4) West North Central 1.5
5) South Atlantic 15.2
6) East South Central .5
7) West South Central 20.3
8) Mountain 8.3
9) Pacific 33.3
TOTAL4016100.0
217) Other country/nationality (see QN4) (QN4TEXT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL275
218) Other country [where respondent was born] (see QN6A) (QN6ATEXT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL42
219) Other Christian religion [that respondent was ever affiliated with in the past] (see QN28) (QN28ATXT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL6
220) Other non-Christian religion [that respondent was ever affiliated with in the past] (see QN28) (QN28BTXT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL3
221) Other Christian religion [that respondent converted from] (see QN31) (QN31ATXT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL22
222) Other non-Christian religion [that respondent converted from] (see QN31) (QN31BTXT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL9
223) Respondent's first exposure to their current church (Other) (see QN37) (QN37TEXT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL62
224) Other reason for not using the Internet (see QN85) (QN85TEXT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL116
225) Other home Internet connection type (see QN87) (QN87TEXT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL14
226) Dichotomous Christianity variable (See Note 2: CHRSTIAN Coding in the ARDA Summary File for explanation of codes) (CHRSTIAN)
TOTAL%
0) Not Christian 9.9
1) Christian 90.1
TOTAL4016100.0
227) Weight for Primary Survey sample (NWWEIGHT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL401611.253
228) Percent of Latinos living in the same telephone exchange as the respondent (INC5)
TOTAL%
1) 0-14% 6.6
2) 15-29% 19.1
3) 30-49% 27.9
4) 50-74% 29.5
5) 75-100% 16.9
TOTAL4016100.0
229) MSC: Metro Status (SAMPLE14)
TOTAL%
1) Urban - Center City (Metro) 52.1
2) Urban - Center City County (Metro) 23.5
3) Suburban (Metro) 8.6
4) Suburban - Non-Center City (Metro) 6.8
5) Rural - Non-Metro 9
TOTAL4016100.0
230) Religious Tradition (See Note 3: RELTRAD Coding in the ARDA Summary File for explanation of codes) (RELTRAD)
TOTAL%
0) Don't know/Refused 2.1
10) Catholic 67.7
20) Evangelical 14.9
30) Mainline Protestant 3.9
40) Other Christian 2.7
50) Non-Christian 1
60) Secular 7.8
TOTAL4016100.0
231) What is your age? (65+) (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-AGE)
TOTAL%
1) 18-29 29.7
2) 30-39 26.8
3) 40-54 26.2
4) 55-64 9.4
5) 65+ 8
Missing123 
TOTAL3893100.0
232) Are you married, divorced, separated, widowed, or never been married? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Married 53.9
2) Divorced 8.2
3) Separated 6.4
4) Widowed 4.4
5) Never been married 27.1
Missing106 
TOTAL3910100.0
233) Census region (for use with online analysis) (I-REGION)
TOTAL%
1) Northeast 14.2
2) North Central 8.2
3) South 35.9
4) West 41.6
TOTAL4016100.0
234) Gender (for use with online analysis) (I-GENDER)
TOTAL%
1) Male 51.4
2) Female 48.6
TOTAL4016100.0
235) What is the last grade or class that you completed in school? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-EDUC)
TOTAL%
1) Less than high school 40.9
2) High school grad or GED 28.5
3) Business, technical, or vocational school after high school 4.9
4) Some college, no 4-year degree 15.3
5) College graduate, post-graduate training or professional schooling after college 10.4
Missing179 
TOTAL3837100.0