Religious Attitude, Self-Consciousness, Self-Monitoring Scales -Paper and Pencil Version, 1986

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) Date run (DATERUN)
TOTAL%
1) 2-25-198642.3
2) 2-26-198642.3
3) 2-27-1986105.8
4) 2-28-198642.3
5) 3-01-1986105.8
6) 3-03-1986126.9
7) 3-04-198642.3
8) 3-05-1986116.4
9) 3-06-1986169.2
10) 3-07-198663.5
11) 3-17-198642.3
12) 3-18-1986126.9
13) 3-19-19861810.4
14) 3-20-19862413.9
15) 3-21-1986126.9
16) 3-22-19861810.4
17) 3-24-198610.6
18) 3-26-198621.2
19) 4-05-198610.6
TOTAL173100.0
2) Read the following statement and indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the statement. - I feel the church (synagogue) perpetuates the values which man puts highest in his philosophy of life. (VALUES)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly Disagree84.7
2) Disagree2414.1
3) Undecided2615.3
4) Agree8851.8
5) Strongly Agree2414.1
Missing3 
TOTAL170100.0
3) Read the following statement and indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the statement. - I like to go to church (synagogue) for I get something worthwhile to think about and it keeps my mind filled with right thoughts. (WORTH)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly Disagree127.0
2) Disagree2916.9
3) Undecided2212.8
4) Agree7543.6
5) Strongly Agree3419.8
Missing1 
TOTAL172100.0
4) Read the following statement and indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the statement. - I believe the church (synagogue) is a powerful agency for promoting both individual and social righteousness. (AGENCY)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly Disagree42.3
2) Disagree1810.5
3) Undecided2414.0
4) Agree8348.3
5) Strongly Agree4325.0
Missing1 
TOTAL172100.0
5) Read the following statement and indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the statement. - I believe the church (synagogue) is the greatest institution in America today. (INSTITUT)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly Disagree2011.6
2) Disagree3419.8
3) Undecided4727.3
4) Agree3922.7
5) Strongly Agree3218.6
Missing1 
TOTAL172100.0
6) Read the following statement and indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the statement. - I think the church (synagogue) keeps business and politics up to a higher standard than they would otherwise tend to maintain. (BUSINESS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly Disagree95.2
2) Disagree5632.6
3) Undecided4928.5
4) Agree4827.9
5) Strongly Agree105.8
Missing1 
TOTAL172100.0
7) Read the following statement and indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the statement. - I consider myself to be favorable toward being religious. (FAVREL)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly Disagree105.8
2) Disagree158.7
3) Undecided127.0
4) Agree8348.3
5) Strongly Agree5230.2
Missing1 
TOTAL172100.0
8) Read the following statement and indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the statement. - I'm always trying to figure myself out. (FIGOUT)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly Disagree42.3
2) Disagree4425.6
3) Undecided1911.0
4) Agree7241.9
5) Strongly Agree3319.2
Missing1 
TOTAL172100.0
9) Read the following statement and indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the statement. - I'm concerned about my style of doing things. (STYLE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly Disagree42.3
2) Disagree3721.5
3) Undecided2313.4
4) Agree8750.6
5) Strongly Agree2112.2
Missing1 
TOTAL172100.0
10) Read the following statement and indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the statement. - Generally, I'm not very aware of myself. (AWARE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly Disagree4425.6
2) Disagree10460.5
3) Undecided127.0
4) Agree127.0
Missing1 
TOTAL172100.0
11) Read the following statement and indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the statement. - It takes me time to overcome my shyness in new situations. (SHYNESS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly Disagree2011.6
2) Disagree5230.2
3) Undecided1911.0
4) Agree5934.3
5) Strongly Agree2212.8
Missing1 
TOTAL172100.0
12) Read the following statement and indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the statement. - I reflect about myself a lot. (REFLECT)
TOTAL%
2) Disagree2816.3
3) Undecided2212.8
4) Agree9052.3
5) Strongly Agree3218.6
Missing1 
TOTAL172100.0
13) Read the following statement and indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the statement. - I'm concerned about the way I present myself. (PRESENT)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly Disagree10.6
2) Disagree137.6
3) Undecided105.8
4) Agree11164.5
5) Strongly Agree3721.5
Missing1 
TOTAL172100.0
14) Read the following statement and indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the statement. - I'm often the subject of my own fantasies. (FANTASY)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly Disagree21.2
2) Disagree4425.9
3) Undecided3319.4
4) Agree7745.3
5) Strongly Agree148.2
Missing3 
TOTAL170100.0
15) Read the following statement and indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the statement. - I have trouble working when someone is watching me. (TROUBLE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly Disagree63.5
2) Disagree6236.0
3) Undecided2212.8
4) Agree6537.8
5) Strongly Agree179.9
Missing1 
TOTAL172100.0
16) Read the following statement and indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the statement. - I never scrutinize myself. (SCRUTINI)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly Disagree3822.1
2) Disagree11365.7
3) Undecided179.9
4) Agree42.3
Missing1 
TOTAL172100.0
17) Read the following statement and indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the statement. - I get embarrassed easily. (EMBARASS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly Disagree127.0
2) Disagree6537.8
3) Undecided2414.0
4) Agree6638.4
5) Strongly Agree52.9
Missing1 
TOTAL172100.0
18) Read the following statement and indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the statement. - I'm self-conscious about the way I look. (SELFCON)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly Disagree31.7
2) Disagree2414.0
3) Undecided179.9
4) Agree9857.0
5) Strongly Agree3017.4
Missing1 
TOTAL172100.0
19) Read the following statement and indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the statement. - I don't find it hard to talk to strangers. (HARDTALK)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly Disagree42.3
2) Disagree3922.7
3) Undecided148.1
4) Agree8951.7
5) Strongly Agree2615.1
Missing1 
TOTAL172100.0
20) Read the following statement and indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the statement. - I'm generally attentive to my inner feelings. (ATTENT)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly Disagree10.6
2) Disagree84.7
3) Undecided158.7
4) Agree11868.6
5) Strongly Agree3017.4
Missing1 
TOTAL172100.0
21) Read the following statement and indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the statement. - I usually worry about making a good impression. (IMPRESS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly Disagree10.6
2) Disagree3822.1
3) Undecided2212.8
4) Agree8750.6
5) Strongly Agree2414.0
Missing1 
TOTAL172100.0
22) Read the following statement and indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the statement. - I'm constantly examining my motives. (MOTIVES)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly Disagree21.2
2) Disagree6739.0
3) Undecided3520.3
4) Agree6236.0
5) Strongly Agree63.5
Missing1 
TOTAL172100.0
23) Read the following statement and indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the statement. - I feel anxious when I speak in front of a group. (ANXIOUS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly Disagree95.2
2) Disagree3017.4
3) Undecided1810.5
4) Agree8147.1
5) Strongly Agree3419.8
Missing1 
TOTAL172100.0
24) Read the following statement and indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the statement. - One of the last things I do before I leave my house is look in the mirror. (MIRROR)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly Disagree116.4
2) Disagree4626.7
3) Undecided63.5
4) Agree8348.3
5) Strongly Agree2615.1
Missing1 
TOTAL172100.0
25) Read the following statement and indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the statement. - I sometimes have the feeling that I'm off somewhere watching myself. (WATCH)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly Disagree3017.4
2) Disagree9454.7
3) Undecided1911.0
4) Agree2615.1
5) Strongly Agree31.7
Missing1 
TOTAL172100.0
26) Read the following statement and indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the statement. - I'm concerned about what other people think of me. (OTHTHINK)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly Disagree21.2
2) Disagree2414.0
3) Undecided2011.6
4) Agree10359.9
5) Strongly Agree2313.4
Missing1 
TOTAL172100.0
27) Read the following statement and indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the statement. - I'm alert to changes in my mood. (MOOD)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly Disagree21.2
2) Disagree116.4
3) Undecided137.6
4) Agree12874.4
5) Strongly Agree1810.5
Missing1 
TOTAL172100.0
28) Read the following statement and indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the statement. - I'm usually aware of my appearance. (APPEAR)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly Disagree10.6
2) Disagree95.2
3) Undecided137.6
4) Agree12773.8
5) Strongly Agree2212.8
Missing1 
TOTAL172100.0
29) Read the following statement and indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the statement. - I'm aware of the way my mind works when I work through a problem. (MINDWORK)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly Disagree10.6
2) Disagree2313.4
3) Undecided3721.5
4) Agree9756.4
5) Strongly Agree148.1
Missing1 
TOTAL172100.0
30) Read the following statement and indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the statement. - Large groups make me nervous. (NERVOUS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly Disagree2514.5
2) Disagree8448.8
3) Undecided148.1
4) Agree3822.1
5) Strongly Agree116.4
Missing1 
TOTAL172100.0
31) Read the following statement and indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the statement. - I find it hard to imitate the behavior of other people. (IMITATE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly Disagree2112.2
2) Disagree7543.6
3) Undecided3419.8
4) Agree3822.1
5) Strongly Agree42.3
Missing1 
TOTAL172100.0
32) Read the following statement and indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the statement. - My behavior is usually an expression of my true inner feelings, attitudes, and beliefs. (TRUEINN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly Disagree31.7
2) Disagree2514.5
3) Undecided2816.3
4) Agree9354.1
5) Strongly Agree2313.4
Missing1 
TOTAL172100.0
33) Read the following statement and indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the statement. - At parties and social gatherings, I do not attempt to do or say things that others will like. (PARTIES)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly Disagree95.3
2) Disagree8549.7
3) Undecided3118.1
4) Agree4124.0
5) Strongly Agree52.9
Missing2 
TOTAL171100.0
34) Read the following statement and indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the statement. - I can only argue for ideas which I already believe. (ARGUE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly Disagree105.8
2) Disagree7241.9
3) Undecided179.9
4) Agree5934.3
5) Strongly Agree148.1
Missing1 
TOTAL172100.0
35) Read the following statement and indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the statement. - I can make impromptu speeches even on topics about which I have almost no information. (SPEECHES)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly Disagree3620.9
2) Disagree5934.3
3) Undecided2715.7
4) Agree4224.4
5) Strongly Agree84.7
Missing1 
TOTAL172100.0
36) Read the following statement and indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the statement. - I guess I put on a show to impress and entertain people. (ONASHOW)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly Disagree2313.4
2) Disagree7543.6
3) Undecided2615.1
4) Agree4425.6
5) Strongly Agree42.3
Missing1 
TOTAL172100.0
37) Read the following statement and indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the statement. - When I am uncertain how to act in a social situation, I look to the behavior of others for cues. (CUES)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly Disagree52.9
2) Disagree2514.6
3) Undecided2212.9
4) Agree11064.3
5) Strongly Agree95.3
Missing2 
TOTAL171100.0
38) Read the following statement and indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the statement. - I would probably make a good actor. (ACTOR)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly Disagree148.1
2) Disagree5230.2
3) Undecided3017.4
4) Agree5733.1
5) Strongly Agree1911.0
Missing1 
TOTAL172100.0
39) Read the following statement and indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the statement. - I rarely need the advice of my friends to choose movies, books, or music. (ADVICE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly Disagree31.7
2) Disagree3218.6
3) Undecided1810.5
4) Agree8851.2
5) Strongly Agree3118.0
Missing1 
TOTAL172100.0
40) Read the following statement and indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the statement. - I sometimes appear to others to be experiencing deeper emotions than I actually am. (EMOTIONS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly Disagree148.1
2) Disagree6940.1
3) Undecided2414.0
4) Agree5431.4
5) Strongly Agree116.4
Missing1 
TOTAL172100.0
41) Read the following statement and indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the statement. - I laugh more when I watch a comedy with others than when alone. (COMEDY)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly Disagree74.1
2) Disagree5129.7
3) Undecided2414.0
4) Agree7543.6
5) Strongly Agree158.7
Missing1 
TOTAL172100.0
42) Read the following statement and indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the statement. - In a group of people, I am rarely the center of attention. (CENTER)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly Disagree169.3
2) Disagree6135.5
3) Undecided4827.9
4) Agree4123.8
5) Strongly Agree63.5
Missing1 
TOTAL172100.0
43) Read the following statement and indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the statement. - In different situations and with different people, I often act like very different persons. (ACTDIFF)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly Disagree116.4
2) Disagree4928.5
3) Undecided2414.0
4) Agree7744.8
5) Strongly Agree116.4
Missing1 
TOTAL172100.0
44) Read the following statement and indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the statement. - I am not particularly good at making other people like me. (LIKEME)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly Disagree3118.0
2) Disagree10259.3
3) Undecided2011.6
4) Agree179.9
5) Strongly Agree21.2
Missing1 
TOTAL172100.0
45) Read the following statement and indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the statement. - Even if I am not enjoying myself, I often pretend to be having a good time. (PRETEND)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly Disagree42.3
2) Disagree5733.1
3) Undecided3017.4
4) Agree7443.0
5) Strongly Agree74.1
Missing1 
TOTAL172100.0
46) Read the following statement and indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the statement. - I'm not always the person I appear to be. (PERSON)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly Disagree84.7
2) Disagree4827.9
3) Undecided2112.2
4) Agree7845.3
5) Strongly Agree179.9
Missing1 
TOTAL172100.0
47) Read the following statement and indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the statement. - I would not change my opinions (or the way I do things) in order to please someone else or win their favor. (OPINION)
TOTAL%
2) Disagree2514.6
3) Undecided2715.8
4) Agree8449.1
5) Strongly Agree3520.5
Missing2 
TOTAL171100.0
48) Read the following statement and indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the statement. - I have considered being an entertainer. (ENTERTAI)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly Disagree2816.4
2) Disagree6538.0
3) Undecided158.8
4) Agree4526.3
5) Strongly Agree1810.5
Missing2 
TOTAL171100.0
49) Read the following statement and indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the statement. - In order to get along and be liked, I tend to be what people expect me to be rather than anything else. (GETALONG)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly Disagree2816.4
2) Disagree9857.3
3) Undecided2011.7
4) Agree2414.0
5) Strongly Agree10.6
Missing2 
TOTAL171100.0
50) Read the following statement and indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the statement. - I have never been good at games like charades or improvisational acting. (CHARADE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly Disagree2212.9
2) Disagree7543.9
3) Undecided3419.9
4) Agree3621.1
5) Strongly Agree42.3
Missing2 
TOTAL171100.0
51) Read the following statement and indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the statement. - I have trouble changing my behavior to suit different people and different situations. (CHANGING)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly Disagree148.2
2) Disagree10360.2
3) Undecided2313.5
4) Agree2917.0
5) Strongly Agree21.2
Missing2 
TOTAL171100.0
52) Read the following statement and indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the statement. - At a party I let others keep the jokes and stories going. (JOKES)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly Disagree158.7
2) Disagree7644.2
3) Undecided2313.4
4) Agree5230.2
5) Strongly Agree63.5
Missing1 
TOTAL172100.0
53) Read the following statement and indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the statement. - I feel a bit awkward in company and do not show up quite so well as I should. (AWKWARD)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly Disagree158.7
2) Disagree8750.6
3) Undecided3620.9
4) Agree3218.6
5) Strongly Agree21.2
Missing1 
TOTAL172100.0
54) Read the following statement and indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the statement. - I can look anyone in the eye and tell a lie with a straight face (if for a right end). (TELLALIE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly Disagree2916.9
2) Disagree4023.3
3) Undecided2112.2
4) Agree5230.2
5) Strongly Agree3017.4
Missing1 
TOTAL172100.0
55) Read the following statement and indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the statement. - I may deceive people by being friendly when I really dislike them. (FRIENDLY)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly Disagree169.3
2) Disagree5129.7
3) Undecided127.0
4) Agree7945.9
5) Strongly Agree148.1
Missing1 
TOTAL172100.0
56) Private self conscious scale - includes the following variables: FIGOUT, AWARE, REFLECT, FANTASY, SCRUTINI, ATTENT, MOTIVES, WATCH, MOOD, MINDWORK (PRIVSELF)
TOTAL%
25) 10.6
26) 21.2
27) 42.4
28) 52.9
29) 52.9
30) 127.1
31) 21.2
32) 116.5
33) 169.4
34) 105.9
35) 116.5
36) 1710.0
37) 148.2
38) 148.2
39) 169.4
40) 127.1
41) 52.9
42) 52.9
43) 52.9
45) 10.6
47) 21.2
Missing3 
TOTAL170100.0
57) Public self conscious scale - includes the following variables: STYLE, PRESENT, SELFCON, IMPRESS, MIRROR, OTHTHINK, APPEAR (PUBSELF)
TOTAL%
9) 10.6
15) 21.2
16) 21.2
17) 10.6
18) 63.5
19) 42.3
20) 31.7
21) 74.1
22) 74.1
23) 95.2
24) 1810.5
25) 116.4
26) 2011.6
27) 1810.5
28) 2011.6
29) 148.1
30) 74.1
31) 84.7
32) 74.1
33) 42.3
34) 10.6
35) 21.2
Missing1 
TOTAL172100.0
58) Social anxiety scale- includes the following variables: SHYNESS, TROUBLE, EMBARRASS, HARDTALK, ANXIOUS, NERVOUS (SOCANXIE)
TOTAL%
7) 21.2
8) 10.6
9) 10.6
10) 42.3
11) 84.7
12) 105.8
13) 52.9
14) 158.7
15) 137.6
16) 1810.5
17) 105.8
18) 105.8
19) 95.2
20) 169.3
21) 116.4
22) 105.8
23) 95.2
24) 42.3
25) 63.5
26) 31.7
27) 52.9
28) 10.6
29) 10.6
Missing1 
TOTAL172100.0
59) Acting subscale - includes the following variables: SPEECHES, ACTOR, ENTERTAI, CHARADE, TELLALIE (ACTING)
TOTAL%
5) 21.2
6) 42.3
7) 10.6
8) 31.8
9) 63.5
10) 137.6
11) 105.8
12) 1810.5
13) 137.6
14) 137.6
15) 127.0
16) 105.8
17) 127.0
18) 116.4
19) 137.6
20) 158.8
21) 63.5
23) 42.3
24) 21.2
25) 31.8
Missing2 
TOTAL171100.0
60) Extraversion subscale- includes the following variables: CENTER, LIKEME, CHARADE, CHANGING, JOKES, AWKARD (EXTRAVER)
TOTAL%
10) 10.6
11) 10.6
12) 42.3
13) 10.6
14) 74.1
15) 42.3
16) 52.9
17) 95.3
18) 95.3
19) 127.0
20) 179.9
21) 179.9
22) 2514.6
23) 179.9
24) 1911.1
25) 116.4
26) 52.9
27) 52.9
29) 10.6
30) 10.6
Missing2 
TOTAL171100.0
61) Other directedness subscale - includes the following variables: TRUEINN, PARTIES, ONASHOW, CUES, ACTDIFF, PRETEND, PERSON, OPINION, GETALONG, AWKARD, FRIENDLY (OTHERDIR)
TOTAL%
19) 10.6
20) 21.2
21) 10.6
22) 21.2
23) 53.0
24) 42.4
25) 31.8
26) 10.6
27) 42.4
28) 95.3
29) 105.9
30) 158.9
31) 137.7
32) 1810.7
33) 84.7
34) 105.9
35) 148.3
36) 116.5
37) 137.7
38) 53.0
39) 53.0
40) 42.4
41) 42.4
42) 10.6
43) 31.8
45) 21.2
49) 10.6
Missing4 
TOTAL169100.0
62) Sum of all items - includes the following variables: IMITATE, TRUEINN, PARTIES, ARGUE, SPEECHES, ONASHOW, CUES, ACTOR, ADVICE, EMOTIONS, COMEDY, CENTER, ACTDIFF, LIKEME, PRETEND, PERSON, OPINION, ENTERTAI, GETALONG, CHARADE, CHANGING, JOKES, AKWARD, TELLALIE, FRIENDLY (TOTALSUM)
TOTAL%
48) 10.6
49) 10.6
52) 10.6
55) 10.6
56) 10.6
59) 21.2
60) 10.6
62) 31.8
63) 31.8
64) 53.0
65) 10.6
66) 53.0
67) 42.4
68) 95.3
69) 31.8
70) 84.7
71) 21.2
72) 84.7
73) 74.1
74) 74.1
75) 53.0
76) 63.6
77) 74.1
78) 74.1
79) 84.7
80) 84.7
81) 63.6
82) 63.6
83) 21.2
84) 63.6
85) 63.6
86) 53.0
87) 63.6
88) 42.4
89) 21.2
91) 31.8
92) 10.6
93) 31.8
94) 10.6
95) 10.6
97) 10.6
98) 10.6
105) 10.6
Missing4 
TOTAL169100.0
63) Friends' subject ID (CAPSID)
64) Subject ID (SID)