PRRI Religion & Politics Tracking Poll, May 2013

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


All frequencies weighted by 3) WEIGHT;
(The number of missing cases reported in the codebook are unweighted)
1) Case ID (CASEID)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL100067972169.1219906861.81
2) Week (WEEK)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1000820.000.00
3) Weight (WEIGHT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL10.538
4) State (STATE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL0
5) Metro (METRO)
TOTAL%
1) Center City (Metro)32832.8
2) Center City County (Metro)21621.6
3) Suburban (Metro)23023
4) Non-Center City (Metro)343.4
5) Non-Metro19219.2
TOTAL1000100.0
6) Region (REGION)
TOTAL%
1) North East18418.4
2) North Central21521.5
3) South37337.3
4) West22722.7
TOTAL999100.0
7) Division (DIVISION)
TOTAL%
1) New England474.7
2) Mid Atlantic13713.7
3) East North Central13813.8
4) West North Central777.7
5) South Atlantic18518.5
6) East South Central656.5
7) West South Central12312.3
8) Mountain747.4
9) Pacific15315.3
TOTAL999100.0
8) Is your home owned or rented? (OWNHOME)
TOTAL%
1) Owned63463.4
2) Rented35335.3
8) Don't know7.7
9) Refused6.6
TOTAL1000100.0
9) Are you...? (MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Single, that is never marriage19119.1
2) Single, living with a partner10410.4
3) Married46946.9
4) Separated303
5) Widowed747.4
6) Divorced12512.5
9) Refused8.8
TOTAL1001100.0
10) Employment status (EMPLOY)
TOTAL%
1) Full-time47547.5
2) Part-time14414.4
3) Retired17117.1
4) Homemaker565.6
5) Student393.9
6) Temporarily unemployed676.7
7) Disabled/handicapped393.9
8) Other, not employed7.7
9) Refused3.3
TOTAL1001100.0
11) Including yourself, how many people are there living in your household? (HHNUM)
TOTAL%
1) One15615.6
2) Two35335.3
3) Three18818.8
4) Four12812.8
5) Five898.9
6) Six333.3
7) Seven141.4
8) Eight or more171.7
9) Refused222.2
TOTAL1000100.0
12) How many of these are adults, 18 or older? (ADULTS)
TOTAL%
1) One18918.9
2) Two51951.9
3) Three16516.5
4) Four646.4
5) Five282.8
6) Six3.3
7) Seven3.3
8) Eight or more7.7
9) Refused222.2
TOTAL1000100.0
13) How many of these adults are male? (ADULTM)
TOTAL%
0) None13113.4
1) One66668.1
2) Two13413.7
3) Three313.2
4) Four9.9
5) Five2.2
6) Six4.4
7) Seven1.1
Missing21 
TOTAL978100.0
14) How many of these adults are female? (ADULTF)
TOTAL%
0) None13814.1
1) One63865.2
2) Two15716.1
3) Three323.3
4) Four101
5) Five1.1
8) Eight or more2.2
Missing21 
TOTAL978100.0
15) How many are children 12 to 17? (KIDS1217)
TOTAL%
0) None15247.2
1) One12137.6
2) Two3912.1
3) Three92.8
4) Four00
5) Five1.3
Missing727 
TOTAL322100.0
16) How many are children six to 11? (KIDS611)
TOTAL%
0) None17152.9
1) One10331.9
2) Two4112.7
3) Three72.2
4) Four1.3
Missing727 
TOTAL323100.0
17) How many are children under six? (KIDS06)
TOTAL%
0) None18958.5
1) One10231.6
2) Two278.4
3) Three51.5
Missing727 
TOTAL323100.0
18) Enter age of first child age 12 to 17. (DI22A)
TOTAL%
12) 121911.1
13) 133017.5
14) 14158.8
15) 152414
16) 163822.2
17) 174124
99) Refused42.3
Missing855 
TOTAL171100.0
19) Enter age of second child age 12 to 17. (DI22A2)
TOTAL%
12) 121122.9
13) 131020.8
14) 141429.2
15) 15612.5
16) 1636.3
17) 1736.3
99) Refused12.1
Missing958 
TOTAL48100.0
20) Enter age of third child age 12 to 17. (DI22A3)
TOTAL%
12) 12555.6
13) 13111.1
15) 1500
17) 17222.2
99) Refused111.1
Missing991 
TOTAL9100.0
21) Enter age of fourth child age 12 to 17. (DI22A4)
TOTAL%
13) 1300
99) Refused1100
Missing998 
TOTAL1100.0
22) Enter age of fifth child age 12 to 17. (DI22A5)
TOTAL%
99) Refused1100
Missing999 
TOTAL1100.0
23) Enter age of first child age six to 11. (DI22B1)
TOTAL%
6) 62818.4
7) 71912.5
8) 82013.2
9) 92717.8
10) 102113.8
11) 113623.7
99) Refused1.7
Missing876 
TOTAL152100.0
24) Enter age of second child age six to 11. (DI22B2)
TOTAL%
6) 61428
7) 71224
8) 8816
9) 9816
10) 1012
11) 11612
99) Refused12
Missing955 
TOTAL50100.0
25) Enter age of third child age six to 11. (DI22B3)
TOTAL%
6) 6228.6
7) 7114.3
8) 8228.6
9) 9228.6
11) 1100
Missing993 
TOTAL7100.0
26) Enter age of fourth child age six to 11. (DI22B4)
TOTAL%
8) 81100
Missing999 
TOTAL1100.0
27) Enter age of first child under six. (DI22C1)
TOTAL%
0) Less than one year2216.5
1) 11511.3
2) 21813.5
3) 31914.3
4) 43324.8
5) 52518.8
99) Refused1.8
Missing892 
TOTAL133100.0
28) Enter age of second child under six. (DI22C2)
TOTAL%
0) Less than one year824.2
1) 11442.4
2) 2412.1
3) 3515.2
4) 426.1
Missing976 
TOTAL33100.0
29) Enter age of third child under six. (DI22C3)
TOTAL%
0) Less than one year00
2) 2240
5) 5120
98) Don't know240
Missing996 
TOTAL5100.0
30) Are you the parent or guardian of anyone under 18 in your household? (PARENT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes24324.3
2) No75775.7
TOTAL1000100.0
31) What is your age? (AGE)
TOTAL%
18) 18373.7
19) 19171.7
20) 20161.6
21) 21262.6
22) 225.5
23) 23202
24) 24121.2
25) 25252.5
26) 262.2
27) 27303
28) 28131.3
29) 29101
30) 30161.6
31) 31202
32) 32242.4
33) 33212.1
34) 34181.8
35) 35161.6
36) 36111.1
37) 37171.7
38) 38101
39) 395.5
40) 40242.4
41) 41131.3
42) 42171.7
43) 43202
44) 444.4
45) 45292.9
46) 46161.6
47) 47141.4
48) 48191.9
49) 49262.6
50) 50212.1
51) 51141.4
52) 52171.7
53) 53151.5
54) 54202
55) 55151.5
56) 56232.3
57) 57161.6
58) 58111.1
59) 59171.7
60) 60242.4
61) 619.9
62) 62151.5
63) 63161.6
64) 64121.2
65) 65161.6
66) 66111.1
67) 678.8
68) 689.9
69) 699.9
70) 70121.2
71) 716.6
72) 729.9
73) 736.6
74) 748.8
75) 756.6
76) 766.6
77) 77121.2
78) 784.4
79) 7900
80) 805.5
81) 818.8
82) 825.5
83) 836.6
84) 845.5
85) 855.5
86) 864.4
87) 871.1
88) 882.2
89) 892.2
90) 9000
91) 911.1
96) 961.1
99) Refused343.4
TOTAL999100.0
32) Could you please tell me if you are...? (AGE2)
TOTAL%
1) 18-2938.8
2) 30-49823.5
3) 50-641132.4
4) 65+1029.4
9) Refused25.9
Missing961 
TOTAL34100.0
33) What is the last grade of school you completed? (EDUC)
TOTAL%
1) Less than high school graduate13113.1
2) High school graduate30830.8
3) Some college25525.5
4) Graduated college17917.9
5) Graduate school or more10310.3
6) Technical school or other212.1
9) Refused4.4
TOTAL1001100.0
34) In your total annual household income from all sources, and before taxes...? (INCOME)
TOTAL%
1) Less than $15,00012612.6
2) $15,000 but less than $25,00012612.6
3) $25,000 but less than $30,000737.3
4) $30,000 but less than $40,000898.9
5) $40,000 but less than $50,000878.7
6) $50,000 but less than $75,00012212.2
7) $75,000 but less than $100,000878.7
8) $100,000 and over (Unspecified)111.1
9) Less than $50,000 (Unspecified)141.4
10) $50,000 but less than $100,000 (Unspecified)8.8
12) $100,000 to under $150,000818.1
13) $150,000 to under $200,000262.6
14) $200,000 to under $250,000141.4
15) $250,000 or more161.6
98) Don't know464.6
99) Refused747.4
TOTAL1000100.0
35) Race of respondent (RACE)
TOTAL%
1) White Non-Hispanic65865.8
2) Black Non-Hispanic11411.4
3) White Hispanic11311.3
4) Black Hispanic151.5
5) Unspecified Hispanic171.7
6) Other race696.9
7) Refused141.4
TOTAL1000100.0
36) Party rotate (PARTYROT)
TOTAL%
1) Male Republican/Democrat24124.1
2) Male Democrat/Republican24324.3
3) Female Republican/Democrat26426.4
4) Female Democrat/Republican25225.2
TOTAL1000100.0
37) Generally speaking, do you usually think of yourself as: (PARTY)
TOTAL%
0) Other151.5
1) A Republican21921.9
2) A Democrat34034
3) An Independent37637.6
8) Don't know242.4
9) Refused272.7
TOTAL1001100.0
38) Ideology rotate (IDEOROT)
TOTAL%
1) D3 1-5 asked52052
2) D3 5-1 asked48048
TOTAL1000100.0
39) Generally speaking, would you describe your political views as...? (IDEO)
TOTAL%
1) Very conservative13713.7
2) Somewhat conservative23723.7
3) Moderate29229.2
4) Somewhat liberal17717.7
5) Very liberal888.8
8) Don't know585.8
9) Refused111.1
TOTAL1000100.0
40) Are you registered to vote at your present address or not? (REGVOTE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes74774.8
2) No24224.2
8) Don't know7.7
9) Refused3.3
TOTAL999100.0
41) Besides the telephone number I reached you on, how many other telephone numbers, if any, does your household have? (OTHTEL)
TOTAL%
0) None50150
1) One767.6
2) Two404
3) Three282.8
7) Cell phone household only35035
9) Refused6.6
TOTAL1001100.0
42) Enter sex of respondent (SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Male48248.2
2) Female51851.8
TOTAL1000100.0
43) What is your present religion, if any? Are you Protestant, Roman Catholic, Mormon, Orthodox (such as Greek or Russian Orthodox), Jewish, Muslim, Buddhist, Hindu, atheist, agnostic, something else or nothing in particular? (RELIG)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist10510.5
2) Catholic, Roman Catholic21621.6
5) Evangelical4.4
6) Jehovah's Witnesses4.4
7) Jewish/Judaism101
8) Lutheran242.4
10) Mormon (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints/LDS)161.6
11) Muslim/Islamic131.3
12) Orthodox (Eastern, Greek, Russian, Armenian, etc.)111.1
13) Pentecostal (Assemblies of God, Foursquare Gospel)101
14) Presbyterian4.4
15) Protestant14614.6
16) Seventh-day Adventist1.1
19) Unitarian/Universalist1.1
20) Buddhist7.7
21) Hindu4.4
22) Christian (just Christian)12412.4
23) Non-denominational or Independent Church181.8
24) Episcopalian or Anglican9.9
25) Methodist151.5
26) Church of Christ, or Disciples of Christ (Christian Church)3.3
27) Church of God1.1
28) Congregational or United Church of Christ (UCC)3.3
29) Holiness (Nazarenes, Wesleyan Church, Salvation Army)3.3
90) Nothing in particular15315.3
95) Atheist262.6
96) Agnostic242.4
97) Other151.5
99) Don't know303
TOTAL1000100.0
44) Religion open (RELIGOP)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL0
45) Would you describe yourself as a 'born-again' or 'Evangelical Christian' or not? (BORN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes27858.9
2) No18338.8
8) Don't know91.9
9) Refused2.4
Missing493 
TOTAL472100.0
46) Were you born in the United States, the island of Puerto Rico, or in another country? (USBORN)
TOTAL%
1) United States6443.8
2) Puerto Rico64.1
3) Another country7652.1
Missing898 
TOTAL146100.0
47) How many years have you lived in the United States? (USLIVE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL100019.1714.34
48) IDENT (IDENT)
TOTAL%
1) Landline53753.7
2) Cell phone sample40740.7
3) Hispanic in language131.3
4) Both cell phone and Hispanic language434.3
TOTAL1000100.0
49) Now thinking about your telephone use... Does anyone in your household, including yourself, have a working cell phone? (L1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, respondent or someone in household has cell phone46985.3
2) No7914.4
8) Don't know1.2
9) Refused1.2
Missing400 
TOTAL550100.0
50) Of all the telephone calls that you and the other people in your household receive, are...? (L2A)
TOTAL%
1) All or almost all calls received on a cell phone10522.4
2) Some received on a cell phone and some on a regular home phone23951
3) All or almost all calls received on a regular home phone12426.4
8) Don't know00
9) Refused1.2
Missing505 
TOTAL469100.0
51) 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)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, has a home telephone10322.9
2) No, no home telephone34677.1
8) Don't know00
Missing600 
TOTAL449100.0
52) Of all the telephone calls that you and the other people in your household receive, are...? (VC2)
TOTAL%
1) All or almost all calls received on a cell phone4644.7
2) Some received on a cell phone and some on a regular home phone4543.7
3) All or almost all calls received on a regular home phone1211.7
Missing827 
TOTAL103100.0
53) How many different cell phone numbers do you personally answer calls on? (C1A)
TOTAL%
0) 0252.7
1) 162868.5
2) 215316.7
3) 3343.7
4) 4161.7
5) 5111.2
6) 63.3
7) 7121.3
8) Don't know303.3
9) Refused5.5
Missing105 
TOTAL917100.0
54) In order to make up for past discrimination, do you favor or oppose programs which make special efforts to help blacks and other minorities get ahead? (Q1)
TOTAL%
1) Favor67867.8
2) Oppose24424.4
7) Other181.8
9) Don't know606
TOTAL1000100.0
55) In order to make up for past discrimination, do you favor or oppose programs which make special efforts to help blacks and other minorities get ahead? Enter 'other' response. (Q1OTHER)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL0
56) Do you think blacks and other minorities should receive preference in college admissions to make up for past inequalities, or not? (Q2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, should29329.3
2) No, should not64264.3
7) Other9.9
9) Don't know555.5
TOTAL999100.0
57) Do you think blacks and other minorities should receive preference in college admissions to make up for past inequalities, or not? Enter 'other' response. (Q2OTHER)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL0
58) Do you think you were helped or hurt in the college admissions process because of your race or ethnicity, or do you think it did not make a difference? (Q3)
TOTAL%
1) Helped606
2) Hurt676.7
3) No difference80580.5
4) Did not attend/apply to college373.7
7) Other1.1
9) Don't know303
TOTAL1000100.0
59) Do you think you were helped or hurt in the college admissions process because of your race or ethnicity, or do you think it did not make a difference? Enter 'other' response. (Q3OTHER)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL0
60) All in all, do you think you have been helped or hurt in your job or career because of your race or ethnicity, or do you think it has not made a difference? (Q4)
TOTAL%
1) Helped717.1
2) Hurt10710.7
3) No difference80480.4
4) Have never had a job3.3
7) Other1.1
9) Don't know141.4
TOTAL1000100.0
61) All in all, do you think you have been helped or hurt in your job or career because of your race or ethnicity, or do you think it has not made a difference? Enter 'other' response. (Q4OTHER)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL0
62) When the Supreme Court decides an important constitutional case, should it only consider the legal issues, or should it also consider what the majority of the public thinks about that subject? (Q5)
TOTAL%
1) Consider only legal issues47047
2) Consider what public thinks44844.8
3) Depends353.5
9) Don't know474.7
TOTAL1000100.0
63) In general, how much do you think the Supreme Court justices are influenced by their own... Political views when making their decisions? (Q6A)
TOTAL%
1) A lot55055
2) A little31831.8
3) Not at all808
4) Depends141.4
9) Don't know383.8
TOTAL1000100.0
64) In general, how much do you think the Supreme Court justices are influenced by their own... Religious beliefs when making their decisions? (Q6B)
TOTAL%
1) A lot36736.7
2) A little43743.7
3) Not at all14514.5
4) Depends7.7
9) Don't know444.4
TOTAL1000100.0
65) All in all, do you strongly favor, favor, oppose, or strongly oppose...? Allowing gay and lesbian couples to marry legally (Q7A)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly favor23723.7
2) Favor28128.1
3) Oppose22322.3
4) Strongly oppose20820.8
9) Don't know515.1
TOTAL1000100.0
66) All in all, do you strongly favor, favor, oppose, or strongly oppose...? Laws that would protect gay and lesbian people against job discrimination (Q7B)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly favor32632.6
2) Favor39639.6
3) Oppose13413.4
4) Strongly oppose939.3
9) Don't know505
TOTAL999100.0
67) All in all, do you strongly favor, favor, oppose, or strongly oppose...? Allowing gay and lesbian Americans married to foreigners to sponsor their spouses for residency in the U.S., as heterosexual married Americans may do (Q7C)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly favor16116.1
2) Favor29129.1
3) Oppose25425.4
4) Strongly oppose24124.1
9) Don't know525.2
TOTAL999100.0
68) What is your age? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-AGE)
TOTAL%
1) 18-2921322.1
2) 30-3915816.4
3) 40-4918218.9
4) 50-6424525.4
5) 65+16717.3
Missing39 
TOTAL965100.0
69) What is the last grade of school you completed? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-EDUC)
TOTAL%
1) High school graduate or less43944.1
2) Some college, technical school or other27527.6
3) Graduated college17918
4) Graduate school or more10310.3
Missing4 
TOTAL996100.0
70) Are you...? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Single29529.7
2) Married46947.3
3) Separated, widowed or divorced22823
Missing7 
TOTAL992100.0
71) Generally speaking, do you usually think of yourself as: (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-PARTYID)
TOTAL%
1) A Republican21923.1
2) A Democrat34035.8
3) An Independent or other39041.1
Missing47 
TOTAL949100.0
72) Enter sex of respondent (for use with online analysis) (I-SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Male48248.2
2) Female51851.8
TOTAL1000100.0
73) What is your present religion, if any? Are you Protestant, Roman Catholic, Mormon, Orthodox (such as Greek or Russian Orthodox), Jewish, Muslim, Buddhist, Hindu, atheist, agnostic, something else or nothing in particular? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-RELIGION)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant47048.5
2) Catholic, Roman Catholic21622.3
3) Other818.4
4) Nothing in particular, atheist or agnostic20220.8
Missing29 
TOTAL969100.0