Catholic Pluralism Project, 1995

Data Archive > U.S. Surveys > Religious Groups > Members or Leaders > Catholic > Codebook


All frequencies weighted by 3) WEIGHT
1) Identification number (ID)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL2641116130.5511105.00
2) Area Code (ACODE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL2641519.54214.82
3) Weight variable (WEIGHT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL2.4962.025
4) Were you raised in the Catholic Church, or did you convert to Catholicism? (CATHCONV)
TOTAL%
1) Raised in Catholic Church240991.2
2) Converted to Catholicism2268.6
3) Don't know6.2
TOTAL2641100.0
5) As a child, how close were you to your mother? (MOMCLOSE)
TOTAL%
1) Very close181868.8
2) Fairly close46617.6
3) Somewhat close1194.5
4) Not very close1335
5) Does not apply/Not raised by mother863.3
6) Don't know19.7
TOTAL2641100.0
6) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO KNEW THEIR MOTHER: Is or was your mother Catholic? (MOMCATH)
TOTAL%
1) Yes223887.6
2) No30812.1
3) Don't know9.4
Missing86 
TOTAL2555100.0
7) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO KNEW THEIR MOTHER: When you were growing up, about how often did your mother attend religious services? (MOMATEND)
TOTAL%
1) More than once a week37714.8
2) Once a week157361.6
3) Two or three times a month1887.4
4) Once a month1234.8
5) Less than once a month702.7
6) Almost never or never1847.2
7) Don't know391.5
Missing86 
TOTAL2554100.0
8) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS THAT KNEW THEIR MOTHER: What is the highest grade or year that your mother completed in school? (MOMEDU)
TOTAL%
1) Eighth grade or less43517
2) Some high school2419.4
3) Graduated high school103040.3
4) Trade or technical school361.4
5) Some college/Associate Degree1917.5
6) College graduate28311.1
7) Some post-graduate work10.4
8) Post-graduate degree311.2
9) Don't know29711.6
Missing86 
TOTAL2554100.0
9) As a child, how close were you to your father? (DADCLOSE)
TOTAL%
1) Very close126648
2) Fairly close62623.7
3) Somewhat close32212.2
4) Not very close2268.6
5) Does not apply/Not raised by father1927.3
6) Don't know8.3
TOTAL2640100.0
10) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO KNEW THEIR FATHER: Is or was your father Catholic? (DADCATH)
TOTAL%
1) Yes194679.5
2) No46719.1
3) Don't know341.4
Missing194 
TOTAL2447100.0
11) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO KNEW THEIR FATHER: When you were growing up, about how often did your father attend religious services? (DADATEND)
TOTAL%
1) More than once a week1636.7
2) Once a week112846.1
3) Two or three times a month1998.1
4) Once a month1947.9
5) Less than once a month1445.9
6) Almost never or never55422.6
7) Don't know662.7
Missing192 
TOTAL2448100.0
12) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO KNEW THEIR FATHER: What is the highest grade or year that your father completed in school? (DADEDU)
TOTAL%
1) Eighth grade or less44418.1
2) Some high school2068.4
3) Graduated high school77431.6
4) Trade or technical school331.3
5) Some college/Associate Degree1576.4
6) College graduate34814.2
7) Some post-graduate work16.7
8) Post-graduate degree1094.5
9) Don't know36114.7
Missing192 
TOTAL2448100.0
13) How often did your parents talk to you about religion? (TALKREL)
TOTAL%
1) Very frequently46217.5
2) Frequently82731.3
3) Occasionally83431.6
4) Rarely36713.9
5) Never1104.2
6) Don't know401.5
TOTAL2640100.0
14) Besides members of your family, did you have any Catholic religion teachers when you were young or when you converted? (RELTEACH)
TOTAL%
1) Yes210679.7
2) No49718.8
3) Don't know381.4
TOTAL2641100.0
15) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAD CATHOLIC RELIGION TEACHERS WHEN THEY WERE YOUNG OR CONVERTED: Were these religion teachers: (WHOTEACH)
TOTAL%
1) Mostly priest and nuns114254.2
2) Mostly lay people27813.2
3) About an equal mix of lay people and priests and nuns67532.1
4) Don't know11.5
Missing534 
TOTAL2106100.0
16) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAD CATHOLIC RELIGION TEACHERS WHEN THEY WERE YOUNG OR CONVERTED: Now I'm going to ask you several questions about the things your religion teacher taught you. In each case there are only two choices. Which one did your religion teachers stress most? -- Church and individual (CHUR_GOD)
TOTAL%
1) The importance of the Church72934.6
2) The importance of a personal relationship with God104949.8
3) An equal mixture of both24111.4
4) Don't know884.2
Missing534 
TOTAL2107100.0
17) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAD CATHOLIC RELIGION TEACHERS WHEN THEY WERE YOUNG OR CONVERTED: Now I'm going to ask you several questions about the things your religion teacher taught you. In each case there are only two choices. Which one did your religion teachers stress most? -- Obedience and thinking for self (CHUR_YOU)
TOTAL%
1) The need to obey Church teachings149871.1
2) The need to think for yourself34316.3
3) An equal mixture of both1878.9
4) Don't know793.7
Missing534 
TOTAL2107100.0
18) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAD CATHOLIC RELIGION TEACHERS WHEN THEY WERE YOUNG OR CONVERTED: Now I'm going to ask you several questions about the things your religion teacher taught you. In each case there are only two choices. Which one did your religion teachers stress most? -- Difference and similarity (DIFFSIM)
TOTAL%
1) The Catholic Church is the one true church106350.5
2) Whether people are good Christians is more important than the denomination they belong to81138.5
3) An equal mixture of both904.3
4) Don't know1426.7
Missing534 
TOTAL2106100.0
19) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAD CATHOLIC RELIGION TEACHERS WHEN THEY WERE YOUNG OR CONVERTED: Now I'm going to ask you several questions about the things your religion teacher taught you. In each case there are only two choices. Which one did your religion teachers stress most? -- Absolutism and relativism (ABSOLUTE)
TOTAL%
1) That some actions are always right or always wrong121157.5
2) That the rightness or wrongness of our actions depends on the circumstances70433.4
3) An equal mixture of both422
4) Don't know1497.1
Missing534 
TOTAL2106100.0
20) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAD CATHOLIC RELIGION TEACHERS WHEN THEY WERE YOUNG OR CONVERTED: Now I'm going to ask you several questions about the things your religion teacher taught you. In each case there are only two choices. Which one did your religion teachers stress most? -- Faith and actions (FAITHACT)
TOTAL%
1) Knowing what the Catholic Church teaches96445.8
2) Being a good Christian80738.3
3) An equal mixture of both27913.3
4) Don't know552.6
Missing534 
TOTAL2105100.0
21) How religious were you during your childhood? (CHILDREL)
TOTAL%
1) Very religious80030.3
2) Fairly religious107540.7
3) Somewhat religious58122
4) Not very religious1686.4
5) Don't know16.6
TOTAL2640100.0
22) Next, I'll read a list of religious practices. As I read each one, please tell me how often you participated in this religious practice when you were growing up. -- Attend Mass (KIDMASS)
TOTAL%
1) More than once a week55521
2) Once a week169464.2
3) Two or three times a month1957.4
4) Once a month652.5
5) Less than once a month562.1
6) Almost never or never732.8
7) Don't know2.1
TOTAL2640100.0
23) Next, I'll read a list of religious practices. As I read each one, please tell me how often you participated in this religious practice when you were growing up. -- Pray privately (KIDPRAY)
TOTAL%
1) More than once a week188571.4
2) Once a week2579.7
3) Two or three times a month1345.1
4) Once a month1114.2
5) Less than once a month511.9
6) Almost never or never1696.4
7) Don't know341.3
TOTAL2641100.0
24) Next, I'll read a list of religious practices. As I read each one, please tell me how often you participated in this religious practice when you were growing up. -- Go to communion (KIDCOMM)
TOTAL%
1) More than once a week36513.8
2) Once a week147055.7
3) Two or three times a month1796.8
4) Once a month28210.7
5) Less than once a month1164.4
6) Almost never or never1957.4
7) Don't know341.3
TOTAL2641100.0
25) Next, I would like you to think about an adult, other than your parents, who has been very important in your life. Think of someone who you have admired or wanted to be like. This person may be currently living or may have died, but is still important to you. Is or was this person ever Catholic? (OTHRCATH)
TOTAL%
1) Yes180068.2
2) No49118.6
3) Don't know34913.2
TOTAL2640100.0
26) Next, I would like you to think about an adult, other than your parents, who has been very important in your life. Think of someone who you have admired or wanted to be like. This person may be currently living or may have died, but is still important to you. In terms of religious participation, is or was this person: (OTHRPART)
TOTAL%
1) Very active108241
2) Fairly active59122.4
3) Somewhat active30911.7
4) Not very active30011.4
5) Don't know36013.6
TOTAL2642100.0
27) Next, I would like you to think about an adult, other than your parents, who has been very important in your life. Think of someone who you have admired or wanted to be like. This person may be currently living or may have died, but is still important to you. In terms of religious outlook, is or was this person: (OTHRTRAD)
TOTAL%
1) Very traditional99437.7
2) Somewhat traditional96036.4
3) Not very traditional1877.1
4) Not traditional at all1525.8
5) Don't know34713.1
TOTAL2640100.0
28) How religious are you now? (NOWREL)
TOTAL%
1) Very religious63123.9
2) Fairly religious91534.7
3) Somewhat religious69526.3
4) Not very religious38814.7
5) Don't know11.4
TOTAL2640100.0
29) Next I will read a list of religious practices. As I read each one, please tell me how often you participate in this religious practice. -- Attend Mass (GOMASS)
TOTAL%
1) More than once a week1917.2
2) Once a week95636.2
3) One to three times a month59022.3
4) Less than once a month90334.2
TOTAL2640100.0
30) Next I will read a list of religious practices. As I read each one, please tell me how often you participate in this religious practice. -- Receive communion (GETCOMM)
TOTAL%
1) More than once a week1475.6
2) Once a week79530.1
3) One to three times a month55721.1
4) Less than once a month114143.2
TOTAL2640100.0
31) Next I will read a list of religious practices. As I read each one, please tell me how often you participate in this religious practice. -- Read the Bible (READBIB)
TOTAL%
1) More than once a week31111.8
2) Once a week1806.8
3) One to three times a month43916.7
4) Less than once a month170564.7
Missing6 
TOTAL2635100.0
32) Next I will read a list of religious practices. As I read each one, please tell me how often you participate in this religious practice. -- Attend Bible study (BIBSTUDY)
TOTAL%
1) More than once a week351.3
2) Once a week833.2
3) One to three times a month933.5
4) Less than once a month242392
Missing6 
TOTAL2634100.0
33) Next I will read a list of religious practices. As I read each one, please tell me how often you participate in this religious practice. -- Pray the rosary (DOROSARY)
TOTAL%
1) More than once a week35113.3
2) Once a week1887.1
3) One to three times a month36313.8
4) Less than once a month173765.8
Missing2 
TOTAL2639100.0
34) Next I will read a list of religious practices. As I read each one, please tell me how often you participate in this religious practice. -- Start and end the day with a prayer (REGPRAY)
TOTAL%
1) More than once a week150957.3
2) Once a week2087.9
3) One to three times a month2449.3
4) Less than once a month67225.5
Missing8 
TOTAL2633100.0
35) Next I will read a list of religious practices. As I read each one, please tell me how often you participate in this religious practice. -- Practice devotions to Mary or a special saint (SAINTS)
TOTAL%
1) More than once a week60523.1
2) Once a week1616.1
3) One to three times a month31311.9
4) Less than once a month154258.8
Missing20 
TOTAL2621100.0
36) Next I will read a list of religious practices. As I read each one, please tell me how often you participate in this religious practice. -- Attend prayer groups or faith-sharing groups (RELGROUP)
TOTAL%
1) More than once a week291.1
2) Once a week1074.1
3) One to three times a month1726.5
4) Less than once a month232088.3
Missing13 
TOTAL2628100.0
37) Next I will read a list of religious practices. As I read each one, please tell me how often you participate in this religious practice. -- Pray privately (PRAYPRIV)
TOTAL%
1) More than once a week180168.2
2) Once a week2328.8
3) One to three times a month2509.5
4) Less than once a month35613.5
TOTAL2639100.0
38) Now, I have a few other religious practices that I'd like you to think about. First, how often, if ever, do you attend Mass on Holy Days of Obligation? (HOLYDAYS)
TOTAL%
1) Regularly105640
2) Sometimes79130
3) Rarely39114.8
4) Never40015.1
5) Don't know3.1
TOTAL2641100.0
39) Now, I have a few other religious practices that I'd like you to think about. About how often, if ever, do you go to private confession with a priest? (GOCONFES)
TOTAL%
1) Regularly2148.1
2) Sometimes28910.9
3) Rarely63023.9
4) Never149756.7
5) Don't know11.4
TOTAL2641100.0
40) Now, I have a few other religious practices that I'd like you to think about. And, about how often, if ever, do you attend group penance service? (PENSERVE)
TOTAL%
1) Regularly833.1
2) Sometimes1214.6
3) Rarely42115.9
4) Never200575.9
5) Don't know11.4
TOTAL2641100.0
41) Now, I'd like to ask some questions about your religious beliefs and experiences. Not all religious beliefs are equally important to all people. As I read each of the following items, tell me how important it is to you. -- There are three persons in one God. (TRINITY)
TOTAL%
1) Very important139752.9
2) Fairly important45217.1
3) Somewhat important28710.9
4) Not very important45817.3
5) Don't know471.8
TOTAL2641100.0
42) Now, I'd like to ask some questions about your religious beliefs and experiences. Not all religious beliefs are equally important to all people. As I read each of the following items, tell me how important it is to you. -- Jesus physically rose from the dead. (RESURECT)
TOTAL%
1) Very important188571.4
2) Fairly important32412.3
3) Somewhat important2178.2
4) Not very important1967.4
5) Don't know19.7
TOTAL2641100.0
43) Now, I'd like to ask some questions about your religious beliefs and experiences. Not all religious beliefs are equally important to all people. As I read each of the following items, tell me how important it is to you. -- In Mass, the bread and wine actually become the body and blood of Christ. (TRANSUB)
TOTAL%
1) Very important165162.5
2) Fairly important37614.2
3) Somewhat important2509.5
4) Not very important32612.3
5) Don't know371.4
TOTAL2640100.0
44) Now, I'd like to ask some questions about your religious beliefs and experiences. Not all religious beliefs are equally important to all people. As I read each of the following items, tell me how important it is to you. -- Jesus was completely divine like God, and completely human like us in every way except sin. (HYPUNION)
TOTAL%
1) Very important179367.9
2) Fairly important43916.6
3) Somewhat important1847
4) Not very important2087.9
5) Don't know16.6
TOTAL2640100.0
45) Now, I'd like to ask some questions about your religious beliefs and experiences. Not all religious beliefs are equally important to all people. As I read each of the following items, tell me how important it is to you. -- Mary is the mother of God. (MARYMOM)
TOTAL%
1) Very important191372.4
2) Fairly important29211.1
3) Somewhat important1826.9
4) Not very important2218.4
5) Don't know331.2
TOTAL2641100.0
46) Now, I have a list of religious experiences or feelings that some people have had at one time or another. Please tell me how often, if ever, you have had this religious experience or feeling. -- That you sensed the presence of God in a very special way (SENSEGOD)
TOTAL%
1) Many times62923.8
2) Several times46217.5
3) A few times100838.2
4) Never51519.5
5) Don't know271
TOTAL2641100.0
47) Now, I have a list of religious experiences or feelings that some people have had at one time or another. Please tell me how often, if ever, you have had this religious experience or feeling. -- That God has taken care of you when you've really needed help (GODHELP)
TOTAL%
1) Many times136951.9
2) Several times46117.5
3) A few times60422.9
4) Never1756.6
5) Don't know311.2
TOTAL2640100.0
48) Now, I have a list of religious experiences or feelings that some people have had at one time or another. Please tell me how often, if ever, you have had this religious experience or feeling. -- That God has answered your prayers (GODANSWE)
TOTAL%
1) Many times115243.6
2) Several times52719.9
3) A few times75928.7
4) Never1676.3
5) Don't know371.4
TOTAL2642100.0
49) Now, I have a list of religious experiences or feelings that some people have had at one time or another. Please tell me how often, if ever, you have had this religious experience or feeling. -- That God has forgiven your sins (GODFORGV)
TOTAL%
1) Many times166763.1
2) Several times37414.2
3) A few times35713.5
4) Never1395.3
5) Don't know1043.9
TOTAL2641100.0
50) Now I'm going to read some statements that some people have made about religion and the Catholic Church. Please tell me to what extent you agree or disagree with the statement. -- The Church should put more emphasis on traditional teachings. (CHURTRAD)
TOTAL%
1) Agree strongly77829.5
2) Agree somewhat86332.7
3) Disagree somewhat56021.2
4) Disagree strongly29211.1
5) Not sure1475.6
TOTAL2640100.0
51) Now I'm going to read some statements that some people have made about religion and the Catholic Church. Please tell me to what extent you agree or disagree with the statement. -- One can be a good Catholic without going to Mass. (GOODCATH)
TOTAL%
1) Agree strongly108741.2
2) Agree somewhat59622.6
3) Disagree somewhat38114.4
4) Disagree strongly53420.2
5) Not sure421.6
TOTAL2640100.0
52) Now I'm going to read some statements that some people have made about religion and the Catholic Church. Please tell me to what extent you agree or disagree with the statement. -- The Church should stick to religion and not be involved in economic or political issues. (CHURPOLI)
TOTAL%
1) Agree strongly116444.1
2) Agree somewhat48318.3
3) Disagree somewhat48918.5
4) Disagree strongly38014.4
5) Not sure1244.7
TOTAL2640100.0
53) Now I'm going to read some statements that some people have made about religion and the Catholic Church. Please tell me to what extent you agree or disagree with the statement. -- I could be just as happy in some other church; it wouldn't have to be Catholic. (OTHRCHUR)
TOTAL%
1) Agree strongly55421
2) Agree somewhat52519.9
3) Disagree somewhat36213.7
4) Disagree strongly105139.8
5) Not sure1495.6
TOTAL2641100.0
54) Now I'm going to read some statements that some people have made about religion and the Catholic Church. Please tell me to what extent you agree or disagree with the statement. -- There is something very special about being Catholic that you can't find in other religions. (CATHSPEC)
TOTAL%
1) Agree strongly104239.5
2) Agree somewhat55020.8
3) Disagree somewhat36813.9
4) Disagree strongly46117.5
5) Not sure2208.3
TOTAL2641100.0
55) Now I'm going to read some statements that some people have made about religion and the Catholic Church. Please tell me to what extent you agree or disagree with the statement. -- Catholics have a duty to try to close the gap between the rich and the poor. (RICHPOOR)
TOTAL%
1) Agree strongly78129.6
2) Agree somewhat62123.5
3) Disagree somewhat50619.2
4) Disagree strongly54820.8
5) Not sure1847
TOTAL2640100.0
56) Now I'm going to read some statements that some people have made about religion and the Catholic Church. Please tell me to what extent you agree or disagree with the statement. -- The Pope is the Vicar of Christ on Earth. (POPEVICR)
TOTAL%
1) Agree strongly118144.7
2) Agree somewhat69526.3
3) Disagree somewhat29511.2
4) Disagree strongly33812.8
5) Not sure1315
TOTAL2640100.0
57) Now I'm going to read some statements that some people have made about religion and the Catholic Church. Please tell me to what extent you agree or disagree with the statement. -- Helping needy people is an important part of my religious beliefs. (HELPNEDY)
TOTAL%
1) Agree strongly200175.8
2) Agree somewhat53720.3
3) Disagree somewhat562.1
4) Disagree strongly351.3
5) Not sure12.5
TOTAL2641100.0
58) Now I'm going to read some statements that some people have made about religion and the Catholic Church. Please tell me to what extent you agree or disagree with the statement. -- The Catholic Church is the one true Church. (TRUECHUR)
TOTAL%
1) Agree strongly87433.1
2) Agree somewhat44516.9
3) Disagree somewhat53820.4
4) Disagree strongly67325.5
5) Not sure1104.2
TOTAL2640100.0
59) Now I'm going to read some statements that some people have made about religion and the Catholic Church. Please tell me to what extent you agree or disagree with the statement. -- It bothers me when Church leaders use words like men and brothers to refer to both men and women. (MENWORDS)
TOTAL%
1) Agree strongly43616.5
2) Agree somewhat35913.6
3) Disagree somewhat92134.9
4) Disagree strongly77629.4
5) Not sure1495.6
TOTAL2641100.0
60) Now I'm going to read some statements that some people have made about religion and the Catholic Church. Please tell me to what extent you agree or disagree with the statement. -- Lay people are just as important a part of the Church as priests are. (LAYIMPRT)
TOTAL%
1) Agree strongly166162.9
2) Agree somewhat56521.4
3) Disagree somewhat2097.9
4) Disagree strongly1485.6
5) Not sure582.2
TOTAL2641100.0
61) Now I'm going to read some statements that some people have made about religion and the Catholic Church. Please tell me to what extent you agree or disagree with the statement. -- Being Catholic has given me a solid moral foundation. (MORALFND)
TOTAL%
1) Agree strongly184369.8
2) Agree somewhat50419.1
3) Disagree somewhat1626.1
4) Disagree strongly1114.2
5) Not sure20.8
TOTAL2640100.0
62) Now I'm going to read some statements that some people have made about religion and the Catholic Church. Please tell me to what extent you agree or disagree with the statement. -- It's important to obey Church teachings even if I don't understand them. (OBEYCHUR)
TOTAL%
1) Agree strongly51519.5
2) Agree somewhat66825.3
3) Disagree somewhat67825.7
4) Disagree strongly70126.5
5) Not sure793
TOTAL2641100.0
63) Now I'm going to read some statements that some people have made about religion and the Catholic Church. Please tell me to what extent you agree or disagree with the statement. -- I cannot imagine myself being anything other than Catholic. (ONLYCHUR)
TOTAL%
1) Agree strongly125647.6
2) Agree somewhat32912.5
3) Disagree somewhat54420.6
4) Disagree strongly47317.9
5) Not sure391.5
TOTAL2641100.0
64) Now I'm going to read some statements that some people have made about religion and the Catholic Church. Please tell me to what extent you agree or disagree with the statement. -- Women should be allowed to be priests. (WOMNPRST)
TOTAL%
1) Agree strongly97536.9
2) Agree somewhat54620.7
3) Disagree somewhat29911.3
4) Disagree strongly71927.2
5) Not sure1023.9
TOTAL2641100.0
65) Now I'm going to read some statements that some people have made about religion and the Catholic Church. Please tell me to what extent you agree or disagree with the statement. -- I got a very good religious education when I was growing up. (RELEDUC)
TOTAL%
1) Agree strongly157659.7
2) Agree somewhat56921.5
3) Disagree somewhat2549.6
4) Disagree strongly2168.2
5) Not sure261
TOTAL2641100.0
66) Now I'm going to read some statements that some people have made about religion and the Catholic Church. Please tell me to what extent you agree or disagree with the statement. -- Economic decisions that increase poverty are immoral. (POVUPBAD)
TOTAL%
1) Agree strongly132150
2) Agree somewhat68425.9
3) Disagree somewhat33912.8
4) Disagree strongly1395.3
5) Not sure1586
TOTAL2641100.0
67) Are you currently registered as a member of a Catholic parish near where you live? (CATHMEMB)
TOTAL%
1) Yes180468.3
2) No82331.2
3) Don't know14.5
TOTAL2641100.0
68) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE NOT A MEMBER OF A CATHOLIC PARISH NEAR WHERE THEY LIVE: Is there one parish where you attend more often than any other? (ATENDOFT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes39447.1
2) No43652.1
3) Don't know7.8
Missing1804 
TOTAL837100.0
69) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MEMBERS OF A PARISH OR ATTEND ONE IN PARTICULAR: Now I'd like you to rate several aspects of your parish (or the parish you attend the most if you are not a member of a Catholic parish). How would you rate this parish in terms of: -- Friendliness of the people (NICEFOLK)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent101946.4
2) Good80036.4
3) Fair27612.6
4) Poor753.4
5) Don't know281.3
Missing443 
TOTAL2198100.0
70) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MEMBERS OF A PARISH OR ATTEND ONE IN PARTICULAR: Now I'd like you to rate several aspects of your parish (or the parish you attend the most if you are not a member of a Catholic parish). How would you rate this parish in terms of: -- Helping you make decisions in work or family (HELPDECS)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent48422
2) Good75334.3
3) Fair56025.5
4) Poor1406.4
5) Don't know26111.9
Missing443 
TOTAL2198100.0
71) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MEMBERS OF A PARISH OR ATTEND ONE IN PARTICULAR: Now I'd like you to rate several aspects of your parish (or the parish you attend the most if you are not a member of a Catholic parish). How would you rate this parish in terms of: -- Quality of the homilies or sermons (SERMONS)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent69331.5
2) Good98744.9
3) Fair37417
4) Poor693.1
5) Don't know753.4
Missing443 
TOTAL2198100.0
72) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MEMBERS OF A PARISH OR ATTEND ONE IN PARTICULAR: Now I'd like you to rate several aspects of your parish (or the parish you attend the most if you are not a member of a Catholic parish). How would you rate this parish in terms of: -- Meeting your spiritual needs (SPIRNEED)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent67830.9
2) Good94543
3) Fair40718.5
4) Poor1014.6
5) Don't know663
Missing443 
TOTAL2197100.0
73) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MEMBERS OF A PARISH OR ATTEND ONE IN PARTICULAR: Now I'd like you to rate several aspects of your parish (or the parish you attend the most if you are not a member of a Catholic parish). How would you rate this parish in terms of: -- Quality of music at Mass (MUSICRAT)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent67830.8
2) Good89640.8
3) Fair43519.8
4) Poor1295.9
5) Don't know602.7
Missing443 
TOTAL2198100.0
74) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MEMBERS OF A PARISH OR ATTEND ONE IN PARTICULAR: Now I'd like to read a list of statements that some people have made about their parish and the Catholic Church in general. As I read each statement, please tell me whether you agree or disagree with the statement. -- My parish is an important part of my life. (CHURIMPR)
TOTAL%
1) Agree strongly92141.9
2) Agree somewhat69131.4
3) Disagree somewhat39518
4) Disagree strongly1657.5
5) Not sure261.2
Missing443 
TOTAL2198100.0
75) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MEMBERS OF A PARISH OR ATTEND ONE IN PARTICULAR: Now I'd like to read a list of statements that some people have made about their parish and the Catholic Church in general. As I read each statement, please tell me whether you agree or disagree with the statement. -- I donate a lot of time to the church. (GIVETIME)
TOTAL%
1) Agree strongly34615.7
2) Agree somewhat45220.6
3) Disagree somewhat77235.1
4) Disagree strongly58926.8
5) Not sure381.7
Missing443 
TOTAL2197100.0
76) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MEMBERS OF A PARISH OR ATTEND ONE IN PARTICULAR: Now I'd like to read a list of statements that some people have made about their parish and the Catholic Church in general. As I read each statement, please tell me whether you agree or disagree with the statement. -- Often I don't pay attention at Mass. (MASSDULL)
TOTAL%
1) Agree strongly26512.1
2) Agree somewhat47321.5
3) Disagree somewhat41318.8
4) Disagree strongly101446.1
5) Not sure331.5
Missing443 
TOTAL2198100.0
77) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MEMBERS OF A PARISH OR ATTEND ONE IN PARTICULAR: Now I'd like to read a list of statements that some people have made about their parish and the Catholic Church in general. As I read each statement, please tell me whether you agree or disagree with the statement. -- I give more than my fair share of money to the church. (GIVEALOT)
TOTAL%
1) Agree strongly56525.7
2) Agree somewhat62828.6
3) Disagree somewhat58626.7
4) Disagree strongly36916.8
5) Not sure492.2
Missing443 
TOTAL2197100.0
78) Now, I have some questions about the Vatican Council II, a meeting of bishops that took place in Rome from 1962 to 1965. How often have you heard a priest discuss Vatican II from the pulpit? (HEARVAT2)
TOTAL%
1) Many times39715
2) A few times105139.8
3) Never or almost never108641.1
4) Don't know1074.1
TOTAL2641100.0
79) Now, I have some questions about the Vatican Council II, a meeting of bishops that took place in Rome from 1962 to 1965. How often have you talked informally with other people about Vatican II? (TALKVAT2)
TOTAL%
1) Many times2067.8
2) A few times58722.2
3) Never or almost never178167.5
4) Don't know662.5
TOTAL2640100.0
80) Now, I have some questions about the Vatican Council II, a meeting of bishops that took place in Rome from 1962 to 1965. How often have you read articles or books about Vatican II? (READVAT2)
TOTAL%
1) Many times1706.4
2) A few times75628.6
3) Never or almost never165862.8
4) Don't know572.2
TOTAL2641100.0
81) Now, I have some questions about the Vatican Council II, a meeting of bishops that took place in Rome from 1962 to 1965. I have a list of statements that some people have made about Vatican Council II. Please tell me which statement best describes your feelings about Vatican II. (RATEVAT2)
TOTAL%
1) It helped the church much more than it hurt it.39314.9
2) Its positive and negative effects were about equal.26610.1
3) It hurt the church much more than it helped it.1294.9
4) I don't know enough about it to say one way or the other.176066.6
5) Don't know933.5
TOTAL2641100.0
82) Now I'd like to get your opinion concerning men, women and family life. I have a list of statements that some people have made about these issues. As I read each one, please tell me whether you agree or disagree with the statements. -- When children are young it is better if the husband is the breadwinner and the wife stays home and takes care of the home and the children. (TRADROLE)
TOTAL%
1) Agree strongly87433.1
2) Agree somewhat45617.3
3) Disagree somewhat49918.9
4) Disagree strongly76228.8
5) Not sure511.9
TOTAL2642100.0
83) Now I'd like to get your opinion concerning men, women and family life. I have a list of statements that some people have made about these issues. As I read each one, please tell me whether you agree or disagree with the statements. -- Most men are better suited emotionally for politics than are most women. (MENPOLI)
TOTAL%
1) Agree strongly30311.5
2) Agree somewhat28910.9
3) Disagree somewhat61823.4
4) Disagree strongly134350.8
5) Not sure893.4
TOTAL2642100.0
84) Now I'd like to get your opinion concerning men, women and family life. I have a list of statements that some people have made about these issues. As I read each one, please tell me whether you agree or disagree with the statements. -- There are still many laws and customs that are unfair to American women. (SEXBIAS)
TOTAL%
1) Agree strongly125047.3
2) Agree somewhat78329.7
3) Disagree somewhat33612.7
4) Disagree strongly1977.5
5) Not sure742.8
TOTAL2640100.0
85) Now I'd like to get your opinion concerning men, women and family life. I have a list of statements that some people have made about these issues. As I read each one, please tell me whether you agree or disagree with the statements. -- It is more important for a wife to help her husband's career than to have a career herself. (WIF4HUSB)
TOTAL%
1) Agree strongly2529.5
2) Agree somewhat30011.4
3) Disagree somewhat58022
4) Disagree strongly140253.1
5) Not sure1064
TOTAL2640100.0
86) Now I'd like to get your opinion concerning men, women and family life. I have a list of statements that some people have made about these issues. As I read each one, please tell me whether you agree or disagree with the statements. -- Most leaders of the women's movement are too radical for me. (WLEADRAD)
TOTAL%
1) Agree strongly74828.3
2) Agree somewhat78529.7
3) Disagree somewhat54120.5
4) Disagree strongly39114.8
5) Not sure1766.7
TOTAL2641100.0
87) In your opinion, is this behavior always morally wrong, wrong except under certain circumstances, or is it entirely up to the individual? -- Use of condoms or birth control pills to prevent pregnancy (BRTHCNTL)
TOTAL%
1) Always morally wrong2158.1
2) Wrong except under certain circumstances2318.8
3) Entirely up to the individual216381.9
4) Don't know311.2
TOTAL2640100.0
88) In your opinion, is this behavior always morally wrong, wrong except under certain circumstances, or is it entirely up to the individual? -- Engage in premarital sex (FORNICAT)
TOTAL%
1) Always morally wrong72927.6
2) Wrong except under certain circumstances1927.3
3) Entirely up to the individual168163.7
4) Don't know391.5
TOTAL2641100.0
89) In your opinion, is this behavior always morally wrong, wrong except under certain circumstances, or is it entirely up to the individual? -- Choose to terminate a pregnancy by having an abortion (ABORTION)
TOTAL%
1) Always morally wrong90834.4
2) Wrong except under certain circumstances81030.7
3) Entirely up to the individual90334.2
4) Don't know20.8
TOTAL2641100.0
90) In your opinion, is this behavior always morally wrong, wrong except under certain circumstances, or is it entirely up to the individual? -- Engage in homosexual acts (HOMOSEX)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL26412.071.02
91) There is a lot of talk these days about poverty in this country. Which of the following do you think comes closer to explaining why there is poverty in the United States? (WHYPOVTY)
TOTAL%
1) Poor people's own behavior, such as not managing their money54820.7
2) Social conditions, such as lack of jobs and low wages186970.8
3) Don't know2248.5
TOTAL2641100.0
92) Have you completed all of your schooling, or are you still in school? (INSCHOOL)
TOTAL%
1) Completed schooling215181.5
2) Still in school37314.1
3) Not in school now, but plan to return to school1013.8
4) Don't know15.6
TOTAL2640100.0
93) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE FINISHED THEIR SCHOOLING: What is the highest grade or year you have completed in school? (GRADEFIN)
TOTAL%
1) Eighth grade or less462.1
2) Some high school1316.1
3) Graduated high school74134.4
4) Trade or technical school773.6
5) Some college / Associate Degree54025.1
6) College graduate43120
7) Some post-graduate work331.5
8) Post-graduate degree1517
9) Don't know10
Missing489 
TOTAL2151100.0
94) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE STILL IN SCHOOL OR ARE PLANNING TO RETURN TO SCHOOL IN THE FUTURE: How much additional education do you plan to get? What is the highest year you expect to complete in school? (EDUPLAN)
TOTAL%
2) Some high school2.4
3) Graduated high school214.4
4) Trade or technical school91.9
5) Some college / Associate Degree224.7
6) College graduate18238.5
7) Some post-graduate work183.8
8) Post-graduate degree19441
9) Don't know255.3
Missing2167 
TOTAL473100.0
95) Counting grade school, high school and any education beyond high school, how many years, if any did you spend or will you spend in Catholic schools? (EDUINCAT)
TOTAL%
1) None107040.8
2) 1-3 years2128.1
3) 4-6 years29311.2
4) 7-9 years39014.9
5) 10-12 years44917.1
6) More than 12 years1967.5
7) Don't know14.5
Missing15 
TOTAL2624100.0
96) How much Catholic instruction did you have outside of Catholic school? (EDOUTCAT)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal38814.8
2) Quite a bit60823.2
3) Some114843.7
4) None at all47718.2
5) Don't know4.2
Missing15 
TOTAL2625100.0
97) Have you spent most of your adult life: (LIFETASK)
TOTAL%
1) As a homemaker52019.7
2) As a student33212.6
3) Working as a member of the labor force176166.7
4) Don't know281.1
TOTAL2641100.0
98) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE SPENT MOST OF THEIR ADULT LIFE AS A MEMBER OF THE LABOR FORCE: Thinking about the work you have done during most of your working life: What has been your occupation? What kind of work have you done? (OCCUPAT)
TOTAL%
1) Officials and administrators, public administration171
2) Managers and administrators, except public administrators985.6
3) Management related occupations573.2
4) Engineers714
7) Health diagnosing occupations8.5
8) Health assessment and treating occupations995.6
9) Teachers, librarians and counselors935.3
10) Writers, artists, entertainers and athletes231.3
11) Other professional specialty occupations905.1
12) Health technologists and technicians392.2
13) Technologists and technicians (except health)281.6
14) Supervisors and proprietors, sales occupations191.1
15) Sales representatives, commodities and finance171
16) Other sales1096.2
17) Computer equipment operators10.6
18) Secretaries, stenographers and typists764.3
19) Financial records processing occupations482.7
20) Mail and message distributing occupations3.2
21) Other administrative support17710.1
23) Police and firefighters311.8
24) Other protective service occupations11.6
25) Food service181
26) Health service16.9
27) Cleaning and building service13.7
28) Personal service422.4
29) Farm operators and managers12.7
30) Farm workers and other agricultural workers12.7
32) Mechanics and repairers724.1
33) Construction and extractive trades663.8
34) Precision production operators472.7
35) Machine operators372.1
36) Fabricators, assemblers, inspectors and samplers241.4
37) Motor vehicle operators362
38) Other transportation, except motor vehicles4.2
39) Material moving equipment operators13.7
40) Construction laborers10.6
41) Freight, stock and material handlers311.8
95) Unknown occupation1578.9
98) Military occupation-all officers and enlisted personnel261.5
Missing880 
TOTAL1760100.0
99) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE SPENT MOST OF THEIR ADULT LIFE AS A MEMBER OF THE LABOR FORCE: In what industry is the work you have done during most of your working life? What does your company do or make? (INDUSTYP)
TOTAL%
1) Agriculture13.7
10) Mining1.1
20) Construction844.8
30) Food and kindred products724.1
31) Textile mill products and finished textile products3.2
32) Printing, publishing and allied industries251.4
33) Chemicals and allied products392.2
34) Other non-durable goods9.5
41) Primary metal industries8.5
42) Fabricated metal industries1.1
44) Electrical machinery, equipment and supplies2.1
45) Transportation equipment9.5
46) Other and not specified durable goods1206.8
50) Railroads10.6
51) Trucking service and warehousing13.7
52) Other transportation392.2
53) Communications211.2
54) Utilities and sanitary services331.9
61) Department, variety and miscellaneous general merchandise stores12.7
62) Grocery, food, bakery and dairy stores231.3
63) Automotive dealers and gasoline stations4.2
64) Eating and drinking places221.3
65) Other and not specified retail trade623.5
70) Banking, savings institutes and credit agencies492.8
71) Insurance, real estate and other finance1287.3
75) Business services19611.1
76) Repair services1.1
78) Other personal services382.2
79) Entertainment and recreation services432.4
80) Hospitals472.7
81) Health services, except hospitals1528.6
82) Elementary and secondary schools and colleges and universities1116.3
83) Other educational services171
84) Social services, religious and membership organizations301.7
85) Legal, engineering and other professional services311.8
90) Public administration1357.7
95) Nonclassifiable, unknown establishments1307.4
98) Active duty military (excludes Reserves and National Guard)271.5
Missing880 
TOTAL1760100.0
100) Are you currently: (MAR_STAT)
TOTAL%
1) Married147556.1
2) Widowed1857
3) Separated803
4) Divorced2499.5
5) Single, never married64224.4
Missing9 
TOTAL2631100.0
101) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO WERE MARRIED, SEPARATED, WIDOWED, OR DIVORCED: (Is/was) your spouse Catholic? (SPOUSCAT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes141271
2) No57629
Missing652 
TOTAL1988100.0
102) Do you have any preschool age or school-age children living at home with you? (YNGCHILD)
TOTAL%
1) Yes96836.9
2) No165663.1
Missing17 
TOTAL2624100.0
103) Sex: (SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Male104239.5
2) Female159960.5
TOTAL2641100.0
104) In what year were you born? (BIRTHYR)
TOTAL%
1) Respondent gave year261499
2) Respondent refused to give year271
TOTAL2641100.0
105) ASKED OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO GAVE YEAR OF BIRTH: In what year were you born? (YRBORN)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL26411951.9216.51
106) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO REFUSED TO GIVE THE EXACT YEAR THEY WERE BORN: I don't need to know the exact year you were born. Would you please tell me whether you were born: (COHORT2)
TOTAL%
1) In or before 194027.7
2) Between 1941 and 19601557.7
3) After 1960934.6
Missing2614 
TOTAL26100.0
107) Were you born in the United States? (BORNINUS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes237189.8
2) No2539.6
3) Don't know16.6
TOTAL2640100.0
108) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS BORN IN THE UNITED STATES: In what state were you born? (STATEOB)
TOTAL%
1) AL10
4) AZ17.7
5) AR7.3
6) CA1616.8
8) CO4.2
9) CT502.1
11) Washington, D.C.7.3
12) FL16.7
15) HI6.3
17) IL1516.4
18) IN451.9
19) IA21.9
20) KS15.6
21) KY381.6
22) LA733.1
23) ME271.1
24) MD542.3
25) MA1486.2
26) MI923.9
27) MN512.2
29) MO411.7
30) MT10.4
31) NE10.4
33) NH10
34) NJ1395.9
35) NM12.5
36) NY41717.6
37) NC10
38) ND4.2
39) OH1004.2
40) OK16.7
41) OR9.4
42) PA26511.2
44) RI381.6
45) SC3.1
46) SD8.3
47) TN13.5
48) TX1616.8
50) VT9.4
51) VA10
53) WA7.3
54) WV6.3
55) WI944
72) Puerto Rico19.8
75) Refused2.1
Missing269 
TOTAL2370100.0
109) Which of the following best describes your race? (RACE)
TOTAL%
1) White205477.8
2) Latino or Hispanic36713.9
3) African-American682.6
4) Asian511.9
5) Native American16.6
6) Multiracial15.6
7) Other ethnic group25.9
8) Don't know451.7
TOTAL2641100.0
110) What ethnic group or groups are most important in your ancestry? (ETHBACKG)
TOTAL%
1) Irish47117.8
2) Polish2228.4
3) Italian45317.1
4) German41415.7
5) English783
6) Spanish/Mexican/Hispanic26710.1
7) Native American461.7
8) Indian16.6
9) Scottish/Scotch17.6
10) Swedish/Swiss24.9
11) Czechoslovakian301.1
12) Norwegian6.2
13) French1917.2
14) Guatemalan6.2
15) Portuguese23.9
16) Puerto Rican431.6
17) Filipino17.6
18) Asian16.6
19) Dominican7.3
20) African-American301.1
21) Other1676.3
22) Don't know983.7
TOTAL2642100.0
111) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO REPORT MORE THAN ONE GROUP AS PART OF THEIR ANCESTRY: Which one of these ethnic groups is most important to you? (TOPANCST)
TOTAL%
1) Irish9510.9
2) Polish586.7
3) Italian667.6
4) German758.6
5) English485.5
6) Spanish/Mexican/Hispanic121.4
7) Native American121.4
8) Indian161.8
9) Scottish/Scotch5.6
10) Swedish/Swiss101.1
11) Czechoslovakian141.6
12) Norwegian2.2
13) French455.2
15) Portuguese2.2
17) Filipino2.2
20) African-American3.3
21) Other536.1
22) Don't know35240.5
Missing1771 
TOTAL870100.0
112) In general, how important is your ethnic ancestry to you in everyday life? (ANCSTIMP)
TOTAL%
1) Very important61723.4
2) Somewhat important77829.5
3) Not too important69026.1
4) Not important at all50219
5) Don't know532
TOTAL2640100.0
113) Was your family income before taxes more than $30,000? (INCOM30K)
TOTAL%
1) Yes165662.7
2) No76028.8
3) Exactly $30,00023.9
8) Unspecified2027.6
TOTAL2641100.0
114) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHOSE FAMILY INCOME WAS LESS THAN $30,000: Was your family income before taxes more than $15,000? (INCOM15K)
TOTAL%
1) Yes48764.1
2) No22329.3
3) Exactly $15,000182.4
8) Unspecified, less than $30,000324.2
Missing1881 
TOTAL760100.0
115) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHOSE FAMILY INCOME WAS MORE THAN $30,000: Was your family income before taxes more than $50,000? (INCOM50K)
TOTAL%
1) Yes91555.3
2) No68341.2
3) Exactly $50,00013.8
8) Unspecified, more than $30,000452.7
Missing985 
TOTAL1656100.0
116) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHOSE FAMILY INCOME WAS MORE THAN $50,000: Was your family income before taxes more than $80,000? (INCOM80K)
TOTAL%
1) Yes35338.6
2) No51756.6
3) Exactly $80,000202.2
8) Unspecified, more than $50,000242.6
Missing1726 
TOTAL914100.0
117) Now we would like to know how much money you (and your spouse) gave to the Church in 1994. Please include all contributions made to your diocese, your parish, Catholic schools and other religious groups you support. Is it easiest for you to answer this question on a weekly, monthly or annual basis? (TITHTERM)
TOTAL%
1) Weekly41615.8
2) Monthly2047.7
3) Annual121045.8
4) Did not contribute in 199436713.9
5) Don't know44416.8
TOTAL2641100.0
118) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE INCLINED TO REPORT CONTRIBUTIONS ON A WEEKLY BASIS: On a weekly basis, how much did you contribute to the Church in 1994? (TITHWEEK)
TOTAL%
1) Less than 5 dollars8219.8
2) 5 dollars to just under 10 dollars16038.6
3) 10 dollars to just under 15 dollars7417.8
4) 15 dollars to just under 20 dollars307.2
5) 20 dollars to just under 25 dollars378.9
6) 25 dollars or more194.6
7) Don't know133.1
Missing2225 
TOTAL415100.0
119) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE INCLINED TO REPORT CONTRIBUTIONS ON A MONTHLY BASIS: On a monthly basis, how much did you contribute to the Church in 1994? (TITHMONT)
TOTAL%
1) Less than 10 dollars2914.3
2) 10 dollars to just under 20 dollars4522.2
3) 20 dollars to just under 40 dollars4421.7
4) 40 dollars to just under 60 dollars2311.3
5) 60 dollars to just under 80 dollars2110.3
6) 80 dollars or more4019.7
7) Don't know1.5
Missing2437 
TOTAL203100.0
120) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE INCLINED TO REPORT CONTRIBUTIONS ON AN ANNUAL BASIS: On an annual basis, how much did you contribute to the Church in 1994? (TITHYEAR)
TOTAL%
1) Less than 100 dollars31826.3
2) 100 dollars to just under 300 dollars20917.3
3) 300 dollars to just under 500 dollars16413.5
4) 500 dollars to just under 700 dollars1078.8
5) 700 dollars to just under 900 dollars796.5
6) 900 dollars or more32326.7
7) Don't know11.9
Missing1430 
TOTAL1211100.0
121) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE FINISHED THEIR SCHOOLING: What is the highest grade or year you have completed in school? (recoded for use with on-line analysis) (I-EDUCATN)
TOTAL%
0) Lt HS grad1788.3
1) HS grad74134.5
2) SmCol/Tech61628.7
3) Coll. grad43120
4) Post-grad1848.6
Missing490 
TOTAL2150100.0
122) Are you currently: (recoded for use with on-line analysis) (I-MARITAL)
TOTAL%
0) Married147556.1
1) Widowed1857
2) Div./Sep.32912.5
3) Single64224.4
Missing9 
TOTAL2631100.0
123) Sex: (for use with on-line analysis) (I-SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Male104239.5
2) Female159960.5
TOTAL2641100.0
124) Year of birth (recoded from YRBORN and COHORT2 for use with on-line analysis) (I-YRBORN)
TOTAL%
1) In or before 194066825.3
2) 1941-1960101938.6
3) After 196095336.1
TOTAL2640100.0
125) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS BORN IN THE UNITED STATES: In what state were you born? (recoded for use with on-line analysis) (I-REGION)
TOTAL%
0) Northeast109446.5
1) Midwest63427
2) South39716.9
3) West2269.6
Missing291 
TOTAL2351100.0
126) Which of the following best describes your race? (recoded for use with on-line analysis) (I-RACE)
TOTAL%
0) White205479.1
1) Latino36714.1
2) African-Am682.6
3) Other1074.1
Missing45 
TOTAL2596100.0
127) Were you raised in the Catholic Church, or did you convert to Catholicism? (recoded for use with on-line analysis) (I-CONVERT)
TOTAL%
0) Raisd Cath240991.4
1) Cnvrt Cath2268.6
Missing6 
TOTAL2635100.0
128) Family income before taxes (recoded from for use with on-line analysis) (I-INCOME)
TOTAL%
1) Under 15K2239.5
2) 15K-29,99950521.6
3) 30K-49,99970630.2
4) 50K-79,99953022.7
5) 80K & over37416
Missing303 
TOTAL2338100.0