Muslim American Survey, 2007

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Percentages are weighted by 2) WEIGHT; Total Ns reported are unweighted
1) Respondent ID (RESPID)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL10503144264.692182870.97
2) Final Survey Weight (WEIGHT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL10501188.8691583.499
3) US Region (REGION)
TOTAL%
1) Northeast 28.9
2) Midwest 21.8
3) South 31.7
4) West 17.6
TOTAL1050100.0
4) Urbanicity (URBAN)
TOTAL%
1) Urban area 55.5
2) Suburban area 43.7
3) Rural area .8
TOTAL1050100.0
5) Respondent state (and county where available) (FIPSNAME)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1050
6) Population of county is over 200,000 (FIPSOVER)
TOTAL%
0) No 6
1) Yes 94
TOTAL1050100.0
7) Language interview conducted in (LANGUAGE)
TOTAL%
1) English 82.7
2) Arabic 11
3) Farsi 3.3
4) Urdu 3
TOTAL1050100.0
8) Sex of INTERVIEWER (INTERVIE)
TOTAL%
1) Male 33.7
2) Female 66.3
Missing1 
TOTAL1049100.0
9) Overall, how would you rate your community as a place to live? (Q1)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent 28.7
2) Good 44.4
3) Only fair 19.7
4) Poor 7.2
Missing4 
TOTAL1046100.0
10) Generally, how would you say things are these days in your life - would you say that you are very happy, pretty happy, or not too happy? (Q2)
TOTAL%
1) Very happy 25.5
2) Pretty happy 55.9
3) Not too happy 18.6
Missing42 
TOTAL1008100.0
11) Self-employed or small business owner, does this apply to you, or not? (Q3_1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 24.3
2) No 75.7
Missing3 
TOTAL1047100.0
12) A subscriber to a daily newspaper, does this apply to you, or not? (Q3_3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 21.7
2) No 78.3
Missing1 
TOTAL1049100.0
13) A homeowner, does this apply to you, or not? (Q3_5)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 41.1
2) No 58.9
Missing2 
TOTAL1048100.0
14) Ever run for public office, does this apply to you, or not? (Q3_6)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 4.1
2) No 95.9
Missing4 
TOTAL1046100.0
15) Currently enrolled in a college or university class, does this apply to you, or not? (Q3_7)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 22
2) No 78
Missing2 
TOTAL1048100.0
16) What is your religious preference- Protestant, Roman Catholic, Orthodox Christian, Jewish, Muslim, Hindu, Buddhist, or something else? (RELIG)
TOTAL%
6) Muslim 100
TOTAL1050100.0
17) Verbatim response to RELIG (RELIG@) (RELIGV)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL4
18) Overall, are you satisfied or dissatisfied with the way things are going in this country today? (QA1)
TOTAL%
1) Satisfied 41
2) Dissatisfied 59
Missing81 
TOTAL969100.0
19) Do you approve or disapprove of the way George W. Bush is handling his job as president? (QB1)
TOTAL%
1) Approve 17.6
2) Disapprove 82.4
Missing152 
TOTAL898100.0
20) For each pair, tell me whether the first statement or the second statement comes closer to your own views - even if neither is exactly right. (QB2_1)
TOTAL%
1) The government should do more to protect morality in society 64.3
2) I worry the government is getting too involved in the issue of morality 32
3) Neither/Both equally 3.7
Missing64 
TOTAL986100.0
21) For each pair, tell me whether the first statement or the second statement comes closer to your own views - even if neither is exactly right. (QB2_2)
TOTAL%
1) Immigrants today strengthen the U.S. because of their hard work and talents 76.7
2) Immigrants today are a burden on the U.S. because they take our jobs, housing and health care 17.3
3) Neither/Both equally 5.9
Missing36 
TOTAL1014100.0
22) For each pair, tell me whether the first statement or the second statement comes closer to your own views - even if neither is exactly right. (QB2_3)
TOTAL%
1) Most people who want to get ahead can make it if they're willing to work hard 71.5
2) Hard work and determination are not guarantee of success for most people 26.6
3) Neither/Both equally 2
Missing9 
TOTAL1041100.0
23) For each pair, tell me whether the first statement or the second statement comes closer to your own views - even if neither is exactly right. (QB2_4)
TOTAL%
1) Homosexuality is a way of life that should be accepted by society 28.7
2) Homosexuality is a way of life that should be discouraged by society 66.3
3) Neither/Both equally 5
Missing58 
TOTAL992100.0
24) For each pair, tell me whether the first statement or the second statement comes closer to your own view - even if neither is exactly right. (QB2_5)
TOTAL%
1) The government should do more to help needy Americans, even if it means going deeper into debt 77.7
2) The government today can't afford to do much more to help the needy 18.3
3) Neither/Both equally 4
Missing44 
TOTAL1006100.0
25) If you had to choose, would you rather have a smaller government providing fewer services, or a bigger government providing more services? (QB3)
TOTAL%
1) Smaller government, fewer services 22.3
2) Bigger government, more services 74.1
3) Depends 3.7
Missing51 
TOTAL999100.0
26) Do you think the U.S. made the right decision or the wrong decision in using military force in Afghanistan? (QC1)
TOTAL%
1) Right decision 42.4
2) Wrong decision 57.6
Missing145 
TOTAL905100.0
27) Do you think the U.S. made the right decision or the wrong decision in using military force against Iraq? (QC2)
TOTAL%
1) Right decision 13.8
2) Wrong decision 86.2
Missing116 
TOTAL934100.0
28) In your own words, what do you think are the most important problems facing Muslims living in the United States today? (QD1)
TOTAL%
1) Answer given 88.3
8) None/No problem 11.7
Missing48 
TOTAL1002100.0
29) First response to QD1 collapsed to common themes by researchers (QD1OE_1)
TOTAL%
0) No problem 19.8
10) Discrimination/racism/Prejudice 18.9
15) Not treated fairly/Harassment 5.2
20) Stereotyping/Generalizing about all Muslims 11
25) Hatred/Fear/Distrust of Muslims 1.8
30) Ignorance/Misconceptions of Islam 12.4
35) Viewed as terrorists 9.9
40) Negative media portrayals 3.4
45) Lack of representation/Community involvement 1
50) Religious/Cultural problems 4.9
60) Jobs/Financial problems 1.6
80) Radical Islam/Fundamentalists/Extremists 1.9
90) War/U.S. foreign policy 2.5
101) Other 5.7
Missing59 
TOTAL991100.0
30) Second response to QD1 collapsed to common themes by researchers (QD1OE_2)
TOTAL%
10) Discrimination/racism/Prejudice 5.3
15) Not treated fairly/Harassment 1.8
20) Stereotyping/Generalizing about all Muslims 8.6
25) Hatred/Fear/Distrust of Muslims 2.8
30) Ignorance/Misconceptions of Islam 17.2
35) Viewed as terrorists 30.8
40) Negative media portrayals 22.9
45) Lack of representation/Community involvement .2
50) Religious/Cultural problems .2
60) Jobs/Financial problems 2.2
80) Radical Islam/Fundamentalists/Extremists 5.4
90) War/U.S. foreign policy 2.5
Missing884 
TOTAL166100.0
31) Third response to QD1 collapsed to common themes by researchers (QD1OE_3)
TOTAL%
15) Not treated fairly/Harassment 22.6
20) Stereotyping/Generalizing about all Muslims 7.7
30) Ignorance/Misconceptions of Islam 3.7
35) Viewed as terrorists 47.3
40) Negative media portrayals 8.5
60) Jobs/Financial problems 10.2
Missing1037 
TOTAL13100.0
32) Since the 9/11 terrorist attacks, has it become more difficult to be a Muslim in the U.S., or hasn't it changed very much? (QD8)
TOTAL%
1) Has become more difficult to be a Muslim in the U.S. since 9/11 56
2) Hasn't changed much 42.6
3) Has become easier to be a Muslim in the US 1.4
Missing52 
TOTAL998100.0
33) How many of your close friends are Muslims? (QD2)
TOTAL%
1) All of them 12.6
2) Most of them 35.2
3) Some of them 40.7
4) Hardly any of them 10.1
5) None of them 1.4
Missing13 
TOTAL1037100.0
34) Do you think that coverage of Islam and Muslims by American news organizations is generally fair or unfair? (QD3)
TOTAL%
1) Fair 28.9
2) Unfair 63.7
3) Depends 7.4
Missing91 
TOTAL959100.0
35) Do you think there is a natural conflict between being a devout Muslim and living in a modern society, or don't you think so? (QD4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, there is a conflict 33.3
2) No, don't think so 66.7
Missing55 
TOTAL995100.0
36) Which comes closer to your view? (QD5)
TOTAL%
1) Muslims coming to the U.S. today should mostly adopt American customs and ways of life 47.6
2) Muslims coming to the U.S. today should mostly try to remain distinct from the larger American society 28.9
3) Both 17.8
4) Neither 5.8
Missing52 
TOTAL998100.0
37) How worried are you about not being hired for a job or promoted because of your religion? (QD6_1)
TOTAL%
1) Very worried 19.5
2) Somewhat worried 18.2
3) Not too worried 18.7
4) Not at all worried 43.7
Missing29 
TOTAL1021100.0
38) How worried are you about your telephone calls and e-mails being monitored by the government because of your religion? (QD6_2)
TOTAL%
1) Very worried 19
2) Somewhat worried 13.2
3) Not too worried 17.7
4) Not at all worried 50
Missing17 
TOTAL1033100.0
39) How worried are you that women who wear the headcover or hijab in public will be treated poorly because it identifies them as Muslim? (QD6_3)
TOTAL%
1) Very worried 22.7
2) Somewhat worried 30.5
3) Not too worried 21.2
4) Not at all worried 25.6
Missing29 
TOTAL1021100.0
40) Do you personally think it is okay or not okay for a Muslim to marry someone who is not a Muslim? (QD7)
TOTAL%
1) Okay for a Muslim to marry someone who is not a Muslim 64.2
2) Not okay for a Muslim to marry someone who is not a Muslim 24.3
3) Depends 11.5
Missing20 
TOTAL1030100.0
41) On the whole, do you think that Muslims in the U.S. are becoming more religions, less religious, or is this not changing very much? (QD9)
TOTAL%
1) Muslims in the U.S. are becoming more religious 33.5
2) Muslims in the U.S. are becoming less religious 18.9
3) Not changing very much 47.6
Missing88 
TOTAL962100.0
42) All in all, do you think this is a good thing or a bad thing - or does it not matter very much? (QD10)
TOTAL%
1) Good thing 51.8
2) Bad thing 27.2
3) Doesn't matter very much 21
Missing569 
TOTAL481100.0
43) In the past twelve months, have people acted as if they are suspicious of you because you are a Muslim, or not? (QD11_1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 25.9
2) No 74.1
Missing13 
TOTAL1037100.0
44) In the past twelve months, has someone expressed support for you because you are a Muslim, or not? (QD11_2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 32.7
2) No 67.3
Missing22 
TOTAL1028100.0
45) In the past twelve months, have you been called offensive names because you are a Muslim, or not? (QD11_3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 15.2
2) No 84.8
Missing5 
TOTAL1045100.0
46) In the past twelve months, have you been singled out by airport security because you are a Muslim, or not? (QD11_4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 18.1
2) No 81.9
Missing19 
TOTAL1031100.0
47) And is that because it hasn't happened or because you haven't taken a trip by airplane in the past twelve months because you are a Muslim, or not? (Asked only of respondents who reported No to AIRPORT) (Q11DD_4)
TOTAL%
1) Because it hasn't happened 50.6
2) Haven't taken a trip by airplane in the past twelve months 49.4
Missing259 
TOTAL791100.0
48) In the past twelve months, have you been singled out by (other) law enforcement officers because you are a Muslim, or not? (QD11_5)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 8.7
2) No 91.3
Missing9 
TOTAL1041100.0
49) In the past twelve months, have you been physically threatened or attacked because you are a Muslim, or not? (QD11_6)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 3.9
2) No 96.1
Missing3 
TOTAL1047100.0
50) And thinking more generally- not just about the past 12 months- have you ever been the victim of discrimination as a Muslim living in the United States? (QD12)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, have been the victim of discrimination 25.8
2) No, have not been the victim of discrimination 74.2
Missing15 
TOTAL1035100.0
51) On average, how often do you attend the mosque or Islamic center for salah and Jum'ah prayer? (QE1)
TOTAL%
1) More than once a week 17
2) Once a week for Jum'ah prayer 22.6
3) Once or twice a month 7.8
4) A few times a year, especially for the Eid 18
5) Seldom 16.1
6) Never 18.5
Missing6 
TOTAL1044100.0
52) And outside of salah and Jum'ah prayer, do you take part in any other social or religious activities at the mosque or Islamic center? (QE2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 30.3
2) No 69.7
Missing2 
TOTAL1048100.0
53) How important is religion in your life- very important, somewhat important, not too important, or not at all important? (QE3)
TOTAL%
1) Very important 72.3
2) Somewhat important 18.5
3) Not too important 5.5
4) Not at all important 3.7
Missing12 
TOTAL1038100.0
54) Which comes closest to your view? (QE4)
TOTAL%
1) The Koran is the word of God 90.1
2) The Koran is a book written by men and is not the word of God 8.8
3) Other 1
Missing41 
TOTAL1009100.0
55) And would you say that…? (QE5)
TOTAL%
1) The Koran is to be taken literally, word for word 64.3
2) That not everything in the Koran should be taken literally, word for word 31.2
3) Other 4.5
Missing213 
TOTAL837100.0
56) Concerning daily salah or prayer, do you, in general, pray all five salah daily, make some of the five salah daily, occasionally make salah, only make Eid prayers, or do you never pray? (QE6)
TOTAL%
1) Pray all five salah 41.6
2) Make some of the five salah daily 19.9
3) Occasionally make salad 20.5
4) Only make Eid prayers 5.9
5) Never pray 12.1
Missing17 
TOTAL1033100.0
57) Overall, are you satisfied or dissatisfied with the quality of mosques available to you where you live? (QE7)
TOTAL%
1) Satisfied 80.1
2) Dissatisfied 16.3
3) No mosques nearby 3.5
Missing108 
TOTAL942100.0
58) In your opinion, should mosques keep out of political matters- or should they express their views on day-to-day social and political questions? (QE8)
TOTAL%
1) Should keep out 53
2) Should express views 47
Missing68 
TOTAL982100.0
59) Which statement comes closest to your view? (QE9)
TOTAL%
1) There is only one true way to interpret the teachings of Islam 35
2) There is more than one true way to interpret the teachings of Islam 63.2
3) Other 1.8
Missing75 
TOTAL975100.0
60) Is giving charity, or zakat very important to you, somewhat important, not too important, or not all important? (QE10_1)
TOTAL%
1) Very important 78
2) Somewhat important 14.2
3) Not too important 2.8
4) Not at all important 5
Missing17 
TOTAL1033100.0
61) Is fasting during Ramadan very important to you, somewhat important, not too important, or not at all important? (QE10_2)
TOTAL%
1) Very important 78.4
2) Somewhat important 11.1
3) Not too important 4.7
4) Not at all important 5.8
Missing12 
TOTAL1038100.0
62) Is undertaking a pilgrimage to Mecca very important to you, somewhat important, not too important, or not at all important? (QE10_3)
TOTAL%
1) Very important 64.3
2) Somewhat important 21.3
3) Not too important 7.9
4) Not at all important 6.5
Missing17 
TOTAL1033100.0
63) Is reading or listening to Koran daily very important to you, somewhat important to you, not too important to you, or not at all important? (QE10_4)
TOTAL%
1) Very important 58.8
2) Somewhat important 23.8
3) Not too important to you 10.6
4) Not at all important 6.8
Missing25 
TOTAL1025100.0
64) Do you believe in One God, Allah, or not? (QE11_1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, believe 97.5
2) No, do not believe 2.5
Missing18 
TOTAL1032100.0
65) Do you believe in the Prophet Muhammad, or not? (QE11_2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, believe 97
2) No, do not believe 3
Missing21 
TOTAL1029100.0
66) Do you believe in Day of Judgment, or not? (QE11_5)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, believe 92.4
2) No, do not believe 7.6
Missing29 
TOTAL1021100.0
67) Do you believe in Angels, or not? (QE11_6)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, believe 88.9
2) No, do not believe 11.1
Missing29 
TOTAL1021100.0
68) Do you think of yourself first as an American or first as a Muslim? (QE12)
TOTAL%
1) American 28.7
2) Muslim 47.2
3) Both equally 18.6
4) Neither 3.1
5) Other 2.4
Missing25 
TOTAL1025100.0
69) Have you always been a Muslim, or not? (QE13)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 77.2
2) No 22.8
Missing2 
TOTAL1048100.0
70) [IF QE13 IS 'NO'] What were you before? (QE14)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant (including Baptist, Lutheran, Methodist, Presbyterian, Episcopalian, Pentecostal, Jehovah's Witness, Church of Christ, etc.) 68.5
2) Roman Catholic 9.7
8) Other religion 6.3
9) No religion, not a believer, atheist, agnostic 15.5
Missing873 
TOTAL177100.0
71) How old were you when you became a Muslim? (Asked only of converts)D (QE15)
TOTAL%
1) 0-9 5.3
2) 10-19 37.1
3) 20-29 29.8
4) 30-39 16.5
5) 40-49 6.5
6) 50-59 3.9
7) 60 or older .7
99) Don't know/refused .2
Missing871 
TOTAL179100.0
72) And what was the main reason that you converted to Islam? (Asked only of converts) (Q16)
TOTAL%
1) Answer given 100
Missing874 
TOTAL176100.0
73) Answers to REASON collapsed to common themes by researchers (QE16OE)
TOTAL%
1) Religious beliefs & practices 59.5
2) Family/Marriage 18.6
3) Other 22
Missing878 
TOTAL172100.0
74) How concerned, if at all, are you about the rise of Islamic extremism around the world these days? (QF1)
TOTAL%
1) Very concerned 54.2
2) Somewhat concerned 26.3
3) Not too concerned 9.5
4) Not at all concerned 10
Missing55 
TOTAL995100.0
75) How concerned, if at all, are you about the possible rise of Islamic extremism in the U.S.? (QF2)
TOTAL%
1) Very concerned 37.8
2) Somewhat concerned 26.5
3) Not too concerned 14.5
4) Not at all concerned 21.1
Missing58 
TOTAL992100.0
76) OVerall, do you think that the quality of life for Muslim women in the U.S. is better, worse, or about the same as the quality of life for women in most Muslim countries? (QG1)
TOTAL%
1) Better 68
2) Worse 7.2
3) About the same 24.8
Missing74 
TOTAL976100.0
77) Do you think that the Islamic religion treats men and women equally well, or does it treat one better than the other? (QG2)
TOTAL%
1) The Islamic religion treats men and women equally well 73
2) Treats men better than women 24.1
3) Treats women better than men 2.8
Missing38 
TOTAL1012100.0
78) When men and women pray in a mosque, do you think that… ? (QG3)
TOTAL%
1) Women should be separate from men, in another area of the mosque or behind a curtain 49.2
2) Women should pray behind men, with no curtain 24.3
3) Women should pray in an area alongside men, with no curtain 21.9
4) Other 4.7
Missing51 
TOTAL999100.0
79) When you are out in public, how often do you wear the headcover or hijab? Do you wear it all the time, most of the time, only some of the time, or never? (Only asked of women) (QG4)
TOTAL%
1) All the time 38.6
2) Most of the time 5
3) Only some of the time 8.3
4) Never 48.1
Missing561 
TOTAL489100.0
80) Some people think that suicide bombing and other forms of violence against civilian targets are justified in order to defend Islam from its enemies. Other people believe that, no matter what the reason, this kind of violence is never justified. Do you personally feel that this kind of violence is often justified to defend Islam, sometimes justified, rarely justified, or never justified? (QH1)
TOTAL%
1) Often justified 1.8
2) Sometimes justified 7.4
3) Rarely justified 5.4
4) Never justified 85.4
Missing67 
TOTAL983100.0
81) Who do you think might have been responsible for the attacks of 9/11? (verbatim responses collapsed to common themes by researchers) (QH3AOE)
TOTAL%
1) Arabs 40
10) U.S. Government conspiracy/President Bush 6.4
30) Israel/Jews 1.4
40) Others/Non-Muslims 1.4
50) Crazy/Misguided people .9
99) Don't know 31.6
101) Don't know but Arabs not responsible 18.3
TOTAL1050100.0
82) Do you think the U.S.-led war on terrorism is a sincere effort to reduce international terrorism or don't you believe that? (QH4)
TOTAL%
1) Sincere effort 31.7
2) Don't believe that 66.1
3) Both 2.1
Missing166 
TOTAL884100.0
83) And which statement comes closest to your opinion? (QH4A)
TOTAL%
1) A way can be found for the state of Israel to exist so that the rights and needs of the Palestinian people are taken care of 78.8
2) The rights and needs of the Palestinian people cannot be taken care of as long as the state of Israel exists 21.2
Missing197 
TOTAL853100.0
84) Overall, do you have a favorable or unfavorable opinion of Al Qaeda? (QH5)
TOTAL%
1) Very favorable 1
2) Somewhat favorable 4.9
3) Somewhat unfavorable 13.5
4) Very unfavorable 80.6
Missing229 
TOTAL821100.0
85) Do you think that the government's anti-terrorism policies single out Muslims in the U.S. for increased surveillance and monitoring, or don't you think so? (QH6)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, think government singles out Muslims for increased surveillance and monitoring 63.3
2) No, don't think so 36.7
Missing170 
TOTAL880100.0
86) [IF 'YES' ANTI] And how much does this bother you? (QH7)
TOTAL%
1) A lot 39.8
2) Some 34.1
3) Not much 9.7
4) Not at all 16.4
Missing458 
TOTAL592100.0
87) Sex (SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Male 51.9
2) Female 48.1
TOTAL1050100.0
88) What is your age? (AGE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL102738.7413.87
89) What is the last grade or class that you completed in school? (EDUC)
TOTAL%
1) None, or grade 1-8 6.6
2) High school incomplete (grades 9-11) 14.2
3) High school graduate (grade 12 or GED) 29.9
4) Technical, trade, or vocational school 2.1
5) Some college, no 4-year degree (including AA degree) 22.7
6) College graduate (BS, BA, or other 4-year degree) 14.5
7) Post-graduate training or professional schooling after college (e.g.,toward a master's Degree or Ph.D., law or medical school) 9.9
Missing19 
TOTAL1031100.0
90) Are you, yourself, of Hispanic origin or descent, such as Mexican, Puerto Rican, Cuban, or some other Spanish background? (HISP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, Hispanic 3.7
2) Not Hispanic 96.3
Missing17 
TOTAL1033100.0
91) What is your race? (RACE)
TOTAL%
1) White 38.5
2) Black 25.6
3) Asian 20.1
4) Other or mixed race 15.8
Missing20 
TOTAL1030100.0
92) In what country were you born? (BIRTH)
TOTAL%
1) U.S. 34
2) Other 62
99) Don't know/refused 4.1
TOTAL1050100.0
93) [IF 'OTHER' BIRTH] In what country were you born? (BIRTHPLC)
TOTAL%
1) USA 35.7
2) Pakistan 7.9
3) Iran 7.7
4) Arab region (excluding Iran) 19.8
5) South Asia (excluding Pakistan) 10.6
6) Europe 6.3
7) Africa (excluding Egypt) 9.9
8) Other 1.9
Missing28 
TOTAL1022100.0
94) [IF 'OTHER' BIRTH] What would you say is the main reason you came to the United States? (QZ1)
TOTAL%
1) Educational opportunities 26.5
2) Economic opportunities 24.9
3) Conflict of persecution in your home country 20.9
4) For family reasons 24.5
5) Some other reason 3.3
Missing314 
TOTAL736100.0
95) [IF 'U.S.' BIRTH] In what country was your father born? (FATHR)
TOTAL%
1) U.S. 80.4
2) Other 19.3
99) Don't know/refused .4
Missing778 
TOTAL272100.0
96) Dad's place of birth (BIRTHPLF)
TOTAL%
1) USA 81.6
2) Pakistan 2
3) Iran .2
4) Arab region (excluding Iran) 9.6
5) South Asia (excluding Pakistan) 1.8
6) Europe 2
7) Africa (excluding Egypt) 1.2
8) Other 1.5
Missing781 
TOTAL269100.0
97) [IF 'U.S.' BIRTH] In what country was your father born? (MOTHR)
TOTAL%
1) U.S. 82.3
2) Other 17.5
99) Don't know/refused .2
Missing778 
TOTAL272100.0
98) Mother's place of birth (BIRTHPLM)
TOTAL%
1) USA 82.6
2) Pakistan 1.1
3) Iran .2
4) Arab region (excluding Iran) 7
5) South Asia (excluding Pakistan) 1.6
6) Europe 3
7) Africa (excluding Egypt) 1.1
8) Other 3.3
Missing779 
TOTAL271100.0
99) [IF 'OTHER' BIRTH] Are you currently a citizen of the United States, or not? (CITIZEN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 65.2
2) No 34.8
Missing292 
TOTAL758100.0
100) Are you married, divorced, separated, widowed, or never been married? (MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Married 59.9
2) Divorced 5.7
3) Separated 3.1
4) Widowed 2.8
5) Never been married 28.5
Missing21 
TOTAL1029100.0
101) Are you Shi'a, Sunni, or another tradition? (QZ2)
TOTAL%
1) Shi'a 17.1
2) Sunni 53.6
3) Muslim, non-specific 5.8
4) Another tradition 23.5
Missing48 
TOTAL1002100.0
102) How would you rate your own personal financial situation? (QZ2A)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent shape 8.9
2) Good shape 36
3) Only fair shape 38.9
4) Poor shape 16.2
Missing37 
TOTAL1013100.0
103) Last year, that is in 2006, was your total family income from all sources before taxes…? (INCOMESU)
TOTAL%
1) Less than $10,000 4.4
2) 10 to under $20,000 12.4
3) 20 to under $30,000 17.9
4) 30 to under $40,000 15.8
5) 40 to under $50,000 7.7
6) 50 to under $75,000 15.2
7) 75 to under $100,000 10.4
8) 100 to under $150,000 9.6
9) $150,000 or more 6.6
Missing182 
TOTAL868100.0
104) [IF 'YES' CITIZEN] 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? (REGIST)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, registered 69
2) No, not registered 31
Missing258 
TOTAL792100.0
105) [IF 'Yes' REGIST] 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? (REGICER)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely certain 96.2
2) Chance registration has lapsed 3.8
Missing453 
TOTAL597100.0
106) In politics today, do you consider yourself a Republican, Democrat, or Independent? (PARTY)
TOTAL%
1) Republican 8.7
2) Democrat 43
3) Independent 39.6
4) No preference 7.7
5) Other party .9
Missing102 
TOTAL948100.0
107) [IF 'INDEPENDENT', 'NO PREFERENCE' 'OTHER PARTY'] As of today do you lean more to the Republican Party or more to the Democratic Party? (PARTYLN)
TOTAL%
1) Lean Republican 13.1
2) Lean Democrat 86.9
Missing751 
TOTAL299100.0
108) In general, would you describe your political views as… (IDEO)
TOTAL%
1) Very conservative 3.2
2) Conservative 19.3
3) Moderate 46.5
4) Liberal 20.6
5) Very liberal 10.4
Missing160 
TOTAL890100.0
109) [IF 'U.S.' BIRTH AND 'YES' CITIZEN] In the 2004 presidential election between George W. Bush and John Kerry, did things come up that kept your from voting, or did you happen to vote? (PVOTA)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, voted 59.3
2) No, didn't vote 39.4
8) Don't remember if voted 1.3
Missing293 
TOTAL757100.0
110) [IF 'YES' PVOTA] Did you vote for Bush, Kerry or someone else? (PVOTB)
TOTAL%
1) Voted for Bush 14.8
2) Voted for Kerry 74.1
3) Other candidate 8.9
4) Don't remember which candidate voted for 2.1
Missing603 
TOTAL447100.0
111) Are you now employed full-time or not employed? (EMPLOY)
TOTAL%
1) Full-time 40.7
2) Part-time 16.4
3) Not employed 42.8
Missing32 
TOTAL1018100.0
112) [IF 'OTHER' BIRTH] In what year did you come to live in the U.S.? (QZ4)
TOTAL%
1) 1923-1979 16.2
2) 1980-1989 23.4
3) 1990-2000 37.1
4) 2001-2002 7
5) 2003-2007 16.4
Missing320 
TOTAL730100.0
113) Including yourself, how many adults 18 years of age or older live in your household? (HHADULTS)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL10062.711.32
114) Including yourself, how many of these adults are Muslim females? (FEMALEMU)
TOTAL%
0) 0 16.6
1) 1 55.5
2) 2 21.5
3) 3 or more 6.4
Missing208 
TOTAL842100.0
115) Including yourself, how many of these adults are Muslim males? (MALEMUS)
TOTAL%
0) 0 5.9
1) 1 63.5
2) 2 20.1
3) 3 or more 10.4
Missing211 
TOTAL839100.0
116) How many children under the age of 18 live in your household? (HHCHILD)
TOTAL%
0) 0 35.9
1) 1 22.3
2) 2 20
3) 3 or more 21.8
Missing41 
TOTAL1009100.0
117) And is this child Muslim? (Asked if only one child under 18 in HH) (CHILDMUS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 76.3
2) No 23.7
Missing850 
TOTAL200100.0
118) And how many of the children in your household are Muslim? (Asked if more than one child in HH) (CHILDMU)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL4142.611.49
119) We would be glad to send you a copy of our survey report later this spring if you are interested. Would you like for us to send you a copy of the report? (REPORT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 26.6
2) No 73.4
Missing848 
TOTAL202100.0
120) As a token of our appreciation, we would like to send you a check for $25. Would it be okay to do this? (INCENTIV)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 79.2
2) No 20.8
TOTAL1050100.0
121) What is your age? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-AGE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL10272.380.92
122) What is the last grade or class that you completed in school? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-EDUC)
TOTAL%
1) High school graduate or less 50.7
2) Some college, no 4-year degree (including AA degree) or Technical, trade, or vocational school 24.8
3) College graduate (BS, BA, or other 4-year degree) 14.5
4) Post-graduate training or professional schooling after college (e.g.,toward a master's Degree or Ph.D., law or medical school) 9.9
Missing19 
TOTAL1031100.0
123) What is your race? (for use with online analysis) (I-RACE)
TOTAL%
1) White 38.5
2) Black 25.6
3) Asian 20.1
4) Other or mixed race 15.8
Missing20 
TOTAL1030100.0
124) US Region (for use with online analysis) (I-REGION)
TOTAL%
1) Northeast 28.9
2) Midwest 21.8
3) South 31.7
4) West 17.6
TOTAL1050100.0
125) Sex (for use with online analysis) (I-SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Male 51.9
2) Female 48.1
TOTAL1050100.0