PRRI/RNS Religion & Politics Tracking Poll, October 2011

Data Archive > U.S. Surveys > General Population > National > Public Religion Research Institute > Codebook


All frequencies weighted by 3) WEIGHT
1) Case ID (CASEID)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL101938217869.6838243910.87
2) Week (WEEK)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1019842.000.00
3) Weight (WEIGHT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL10.661
4) State (STATE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL0
5) Metro (METRO)
TOTAL%
1) Center City (Metro)47446.5
2) Center City Country (Metro)17216.9
3) Suburban (Metro)17517.2
4) Non-Center City (Metro)323.1
5) Non-Metro16616.3
TOTAL1019100.0
6) Region (REGION)
TOTAL%
1) North East18818.4
2) North Central22321.9
3) South37737
4) West23122.7
TOTAL1019100.0
7) Division (DIVISION)
TOTAL%
1) New England494.8
2) Mid Atlantic13913.6
3) East North Central15615.3
4) West North Central676.6
5) South Atlantic20920.5
6) East South Central666.5
7) West South Central10210
8) Mountain817.9
9) Pacific15014.7
TOTAL1019100.0
8) Is the home owned or rented? (OWNHOME)
TOTAL%
1) Owned62961.7
2) Rented36736
8) Don't know6.6
9) Refused171.7
TOTAL1019100.0
9) Are you…? (MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Single, that is never married23523.1
2) Single, living with a partner535.2
3) Married51550.5
4) Separated252.5
5) Widowed585.7
6) Divorced11611.4
9) Refused171.7
TOTAL1019100.0
10) Employment Status (EMPLOY)
TOTAL%
1) Full-time46845.9
2) Part-time12712.5
3) Retired17717.4
4) Housewife676.6
5) Student494.8
6) Temporarily unemployed696.8
7) Disabled/Handicapped444.3
8) Other not employed6.6
9) Refused121.2
TOTAL1019100.0
11) Including yourself, how many people are there living in your household? Z-6 (HHNUM)
TOTAL%
1) One16215.9
2) Two34133.5
3) Three16616.3
4) Four16215.9
5) Five969.4
6) Six393.8
7) Seven101
8) Eight or more101
9) Refused333.2
TOTAL1019100.0
12) How many of these are adults, 18 or older? Z-6A (ADULTS)
TOTAL%
1) One19619.2
2) Two52251.2
3) Three15715.4
4) Four787.6
5) Five262.5
6) Six4.4
7) Seven3.3
8) Eight or more1.1
9) Refused333.2
TOTAL1020100.0
13) How many of these adults are male? Z-6Aa (ADULTM)
TOTAL%
0) None15715.9
1) One62963.8
2) Two15515.7
3) Three333.3
4) Four101
5) Five2.2
Missing33 
TOTAL986100.0
14) How many of these adults are female? Z-6Ab (ADULTF)
TOTAL%
0) None13213.4
1) One65766.7
2) Two15415.6
3) Three303
4) Four8.8
5) Five2.2
7) Seven2.2
Missing33 
TOTAL985100.0
15) How many are children 12 to 17? Z-6B (KIDS1217)
TOTAL%
0) None14645.1
1) One13942.9
2) Two3912
3) Three00
Missing694 
TOTAL324100.0
16) How many are children are 6 to 11? Z-6C (KIDS611)
TOTAL%
0) None17152.8
1) One10030.9
2) Two3711.4
3) Three92.8
4) Four61.9
5) Five1.3
Missing694 
TOTAL324100.0
17) How many are children are under 6? Z-6D (KIDS06)
TOTAL%
0) None18556.9
1) One8626.5
2) Two4313.2
3) Three113.4
Missing694 
TOTAL325100.0
18) Enter age of first child age 12-17. DI-22A (DI22A1)
TOTAL%
12) 124726.3
13) 133519.6
14) 142514
15) 15168.9
16) 163217.9
17) 172111.7
99) Refused31.7
Missing840 
TOTAL179100.0
19) Enter age of second child age 12-17. DI-22A (DI22A2)
TOTAL%
12) 12615
13) 1337.5
14) 14820
15) 15820
16) 16717.5
17) 17820
Missing980 
TOTAL40100.0
20) Enter age of first child age 6-11. DI-22B (DI22B1)
TOTAL%
6) 63623.5
7) 72516.3
8) 81811.8
9) 92315
10) 102415.7
11) 112214.4
99) Refused53.3
Missing865 
TOTAL153100.0
21) Enter age of second child age 6-11. DI-22B (DI22B2)
TOTAL%
7) 759.1
8) 81120
9) 91221.8
10) 101425.5
11) 111018.2
99) Refused35.5
Missing965 
TOTAL55100.0
22) Enter age of third child age 6-11. DI-22B (DI22B3)
TOTAL%
6) 6211.1
7) 715.6
8) 8422.2
9) 9211.1
10) 10316.7
11) 11422.2
99) Refused211.1
Missing1002 
TOTAL18100.0
23) Enter age of fourth child age 6-11. DI-22B (DI22B4)
TOTAL%
6) 6228.6
8) 8114.3
9) 900
11) 11228.6
99) Refused228.6
Missing1011 
TOTAL7100.0
24) Enter age of fifth child age 6-11. DI-22B (DI22B5)
TOTAL%
6) 61100
Missing1018 
TOTAL1100.0
25) Enter age of first child under 6. DI-22C (DI22C1)
TOTAL%
0) Less than 1 year1712.1
1) 12215.7
2) 22517.9
3) 32417.1
4) 43021.4
5) 52014.3
98) Don't Know1.7
99) Refused1.7
Missing879 
TOTAL140100.0
26) Enter age of second child under 6. DI-22C (DI22C2)
TOTAL%
0) Less than 1 year59.3
1) 1611.1
2) 21731.5
3) 3611.1
4) 41324.1
5) 5611.1
98) Don't Know11.9
Missing965 
TOTAL54100.0
27) Enter age of third child under 6. DI-22C (DI22C3)
TOTAL%
2) 2545.5
4) 4436.4
5) 5218.2
Missing1009 
TOTAL11100.0
28) Are you the parent or guardian of anyone under 18 in your household? (PARENT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes26682.1
2) No5817.9
9) Refused00
Missing694 
TOTAL324100.0
29) What is your age? (AGE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL101948.6520.82
30) Could you please tell me if you are…? (AGE2)
TOTAL%
2) 30-4948
3) 50-64714
4) 65+816
9) Refused3162
Missing970 
TOTAL50100.0
31) What is the last grade of school you completed? (EDUC)
TOTAL%
1) Less than high school graduate13112.8
2) High school graduate28828.2
3) Some college28728.1
4) Graduated college17917.5
5) Graduate school or more10210
6) Technical school/other191.9
9) Refused141.4
TOTAL1020100.0
32) Is your total annual household income from all sources, before taxes…? (INCOME)
TOTAL%
1) Less than $15,00014514.2
2) $15,000 but less than $25,00013813.5
3) $25,000 but less than $30,000949.2
4) $30,000 but less than $40,000848.2
5) $40,000 but less than $50,000828
6) $50,000 but less than $75,00012512.3
7) $75,000 but less than $100,000817.9
8) $100,000 and over (unspecified)131.3
9) Less than $50,000252.5
10) $50,000 but less than $100,000101
12) $100,000 to under $150,000585.7
13) $150,000 to under $200,000212.1
14) $200,000 to under $250,000101
15) $250,000 or more151.5
98) Don't know252.5
99) Refused949.2
TOTAL1020100.0
33) Race of Respondent (RACE)
TOTAL%
1) White Non-Hispanic67666.3
2) Black Non-Hispanic11411.2
3) White Hispanic989.6
4) Black Hispanic232.3
5) Unspecified Hispanic161.6
6) Other Race636.2
7) Refused292.8
TOTAL1019100.0
34) Affiliation rotate (PARTYROT)
TOTAL%
1) Male Republican/Democrat24924.4
2) Male Democrat/Republican24724.2
3) Female Republican/Democrat25324.8
4) Female Democrat/Republican27026.5
TOTAL1019100.0
35) Generally speaking, do you usually think of yourself as: (PARTY)
TOTAL%
0) Other181.8
1) A Republican28127.5
2) A Democrat28828.2
3) An Independent37636.9
8) Don't know202
9) Refused373.6
TOTAL1020100.0
36) Do you consider yourself a part of the Tea Party movement, or not? (TPARTY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes817.9
2) No88686.9
8) Don't know323.1
9) Refused202
TOTAL1019100.0
37) Ideology Rotate (IDEOROT)
TOTAL%
1) D3 1-5 asked54753.7
2) D3 5-1 asked47246.3
TOTAL1019100.0
38) Generally speaking, would you describe your political views as…? (IDEO)
TOTAL%
1) Very conservative13913.6
2) Somewhat conservative28728.2
3) Moderate27627.1
4) Somewhat liberal16316
5) Very liberal929
8) Don't know282.7
9) Refused343.3
TOTAL1019100.0
39) Are you registered to vote at your present address or not? (REGVOTE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes78376.8
2) No21821.4
3) Moderate00
8) Don't know3.3
9) Refused151.5
TOTAL1019100.0
40) Besides the telephone number I reached you on, how many other telephone numbers, if any, does your household have? (OTHTEL)
TOTAL%
0) None63762.5
1) One555.4
2) Two212.1
3) Three9.9
7) Cell phone household only28628.1
9) Refused111.1
TOTAL1019100.0
41) Enter sex of respondent (SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Male49548.6
2) Female52451.4
TOTAL1019100.0
42) What is your present religion, if any? Are you Protestant, Catholic, Jewish, Muslim, Mormon, Something else or nothing in particular? (RELIG)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant30930.3
2) Catholic, Roman Catholic25224.7
3) Jewish/Judaism101
4) Muslim/Islamic3.3
5) Mormon/Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints212.1
6) Something else272.6
7) Nothing in particular21220.8
10) Buddhist3.3
11) Hindu8.8
12) Unitarian/Universalist00
13) Christian/Non Denominational Christian13813.5
99) Don' t know/Refused373.6
TOTAL1020100.0
43) Would you describe yourself as a ‘born-again' or ‘Evangelical Christian', or not? (BORN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes22851
2) No21047
8) Don't know92
Missing573 
TOTAL447100.0
44) Were you born in the United States, the island of Puerto Rico, or in another country? (USBORN)
TOTAL%
1) United States6043.5
2) Puerto Rico42.9
3) Another country7252.2
9) Refused21.4
Missing882 
TOTAL138100.0
45) How many years have you lived in the United States? (USLIVE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL101920.8318.20
46) Now thinking about your telephone use… Does anyone in your household, including yourself, have a working cell phone? L1 (CELLPH)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, respondent or someone in household has cell phone54582.7
2) No11116.8
8) Don't know2.3
9) Refused1.2
Missing359 
TOTAL659100.0
47) Of all the telephone calls that you and the other people in your household receive, are…? L2 (CALLS)
TOTAL%
1) All or almost all calls received on a cell phone11621.3
2) Some received on a cell phone and some on a regular home phone26749.1
3) All or almost all calls received on a regular home phone16129.6
Missing474 
TOTAL544100.0
48) Now thinking about your telephone use, is there at least one telephone INSIDE your home that is currently working and is not a cell phone? C1 (HOMEPH)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, has a home telephone7019.4
2) No, no home telephone28478.9
9) Refused61.7
Missing660 
TOTAL360100.0
49) Of all the telephone calls that you and the other people in your household receive, are…? C2 (CALLS2)
TOTAL%
1) All or almost all calls received on a cell phone2840
2) Some received on a cell phone and some on a regular home phone3448.6
3) All or almost all calls received on a regular home phone811.4
Missing949 
TOTAL70100.0
50) How many different cell phone numbers do you personally answer calls on? C1a (CELLNM)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL10191.481.47
51) I'd like your views on a few of the Republican candidates for President. As I read each name, please tell me if you have a favorable or unfavorable opinion of each person. Mitt Romney. Would you say your overall opinion is very favorable, mostly favorable, mostly unfavorable, or very unfavorable? Q1a (MITROM)
TOTAL%
1) Very favorable878.5
2) Mostly favorable28828.3
3) Mostly unfavorable25224.7
4) Very unfavorable18818.4
8) Don't know18318
9) Refused212.1
TOTAL1019100.0
52) I'd like your views on a few of the Republican candidates for President. As I read each name, please tell me if you have a favorable or unfavorable opinion of each person. Rick Perry. Would you say your overall opinion is very favorable, mostly favorable, mostly unfavorable, or very unfavorable? Q1b (RCKPRY)
TOTAL%
1) Very favorable595.8
2) Mostly favorable20420
3) Mostly unfavorable27126.6
4) Very unfavorable25725.2
8) Don't know21521.1
9) Refused141.4
TOTAL1020100.0
53) I'd like your views on a few of the Republican candidates for President. As I read each name, please tell me if you have a favorable or unfavorable opinion of each person. Herman Cain. Would you say your overall opinion is very favorable, mostly favorable, mostly unfavorable, or very unfavorable? Q1c (HERCAI)
TOTAL%
1) Very favorable11511.3
2) Mostly favorable24223.7
3) Mostly unfavorable22722.3
4) Very unfavorable17317
8) Don't know24123.7
9) Refused212.1
TOTAL1019100.0
54) From what you know, which Republican candidate for president has RELIGIOUS BELIEFS closest to your own? Q2 (REPREL)
TOTAL%
0) Other (NON SPECIFY)111.1
1) Herman Cain12712.5
2) Mitt Romney706.9
3) Rick Perry10810.6
4) Ron Paul898.7
7) None19919.5
8) Don't know39638.9
9) Refused181.8
TOTAL1018100.0
55) From what you know, which Republican candidate for president has POLITICAL VIEWS closest to your own? Q3 (REPPOL)
TOTAL%
0) Other (non specify)7.7
1) Hermain Cain16916.6
2) Mitt Romney20319.9
3) Rick Perry10310.1
4) Ron Paul12512.3
7) None19018.6
8) Don't know21120.7
9) Refused111.1
TOTAL1019100.0
56) Do you happen to know what Mitt Romney's religion is? Is he Protestant, Catholic, Jewish, Mormon, Muslim, something else, or is he not religious? Q4 (ROMREL)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant282.7
2) Catholic, Roman Catholic313
3) Jewish/Judaism4.4
4) Mormon42942.1
5) Muslim2.2
6) Other (NON SPECIFY)202
7) Not religious181.8
8) Never heard of him/her181.8
98) Don't know what their religious beliefs are45945
99) Refused111.1
TOTAL1020100.0
57) What is your age? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-AGE)
TOTAL%
1) 18-2921922.6
2) 30-4934435.5
3) 50-6424525.3
4) 65+16216.7
Missing50 
TOTAL970100.0
58) What is the last grade of school you completed? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-EDUC)
TOTAL%
1) Less than high school graduate13113
2) High school graduate28828.6
3) Some college28728.5
4) Graduated college17917.8
5) Graduate school or more10210.1
6) Technical school/other191.9
Missing14 
TOTAL1006100.0
59) Race of Respondent (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-RACE)
TOTAL%
1) White Non-Hispanic67668.3
2) Black Non-Hispanic11411.5
3) White Hispanic989.9
4) Black Hispanic232.3
5) Unspecified Hispanic161.6
6) Other Race636.4
Missing29 
TOTAL990100.0
60) Region (for use with online analysis) (I-REGION)
TOTAL%
1) North East18818.4
2) North Central22321.9
3) South37737
4) West23122.7
TOTAL1019100.0
61) Enter sex of respondent (for use with online analysis) (I-SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Male49548.6
2) Female52451.4
TOTAL1019100.0