PRRI Religion & Politics Tracking Poll, June 2012

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) Caseid (CASEID)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL102233735213.5229352805.10
2) Week (WEEK)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1022825.000.00
3) Weight (WEIGHT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL10.635
4) State (STATE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL0
5) Metro (METRO)
TOTAL%
1) Center City (Metro)35434.6
2) Center City Country (Metro)21320.8
3) Suburban (Metro)22221.7
4) Non-Center City (Metro)383.7
5) Non-Metro19619.2
TOTAL1023100.0
6) Region (REGION)
TOTAL%
1) North East18718.3
2) North Central22421.9
3) South37937.1
4) West23222.7
TOTAL1022100.0
7) Division (DIVISION)
TOTAL%
1) New England474.6
2) Mid Atlantic14013.7
3) East North Central15815.5
4) West North Central666.5
5) South Atlantic23222.7
6) East South Central646.3
7) West South Central838.1
8) Mountain747.2
9) Pacific15815.5
TOTAL1022100.0
8) Is your home owned or rented? (OWNHOME)
TOTAL%
1) Owned69968.4
2) Rented31330.6
8) Don't know7.7
9) Refused3.3
TOTAL1022100.0
9) Are you: (MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Single, that is never married22021.5
2) Single, living with a partner737.1
3) Married54453.2
4) Separated262.5
5) Widowed716.9
6) Divorced848.2
9) Refused4.4
TOTAL1022100.0
10) Employment status (EMPLOY)
TOTAL%
1) Full-time46445.4
2) Part-time13613.3
3) Retired18718.3
4) Housewife757.3
5) Student333.2
6) Temporarily unemployed787.6
7) Disabled/Handicapped434.2
8) Other not employed5.5
9) Refused2.2
TOTAL1023100.0
11) Including yourself, how many people are there living in your household? (HHNUM)
TOTAL%
1) One15815.5
2) Two32531.8
3) Three18017.6
4) Four19619.2
5) Five939.1
6) Six343.3
7) Seven161.6
8) Eight or more9.9
9) Refused111.1
TOTAL1022100.0
12) How many of these are adults, 18 or older? (ADULTS)
TOTAL%
1) One17216.8
2) Two56255
3) Three17417
4) Four838.1
5) Five151.5
6) Six4.4
9) Refused111.1
TOTAL1021100.0
13) How many of these adults are male? (ADULTM)
TOTAL%
0) None13012.9
1) One67666.9
2) Two17016.8
3) Three272.7
4) Four8.8
Missing11 
TOTAL1011100.0
14) How many of these adults are female? (ADULTF)
TOTAL%
0) None12312.2
1) One69869
2) Two15515.3
3) Three262.6
4) Four101
Missing11 
TOTAL1012100.0
15) How many are children 12 to 17? (KIDS1217)
TOTAL%
0) None16845.8
1) One13536.8
2) Two5113.9
3) Three113
4) Four2.5
Missing747 
TOTAL367100.0
16) How many are children six to 11? (KIDS611)
TOTAL%
0) None21157.2
1) One9626
2) Two5514.9
3) Three41.1
4) Four2.5
5) Five1.3
Missing747 
TOTAL369100.0
17) How many are children under six? (KIDS06)
TOTAL%
0) None20355.2
1) One11130.2
2) Two4512.2
3) Three92.4
Missing747 
TOTAL368100.0
18) Enter age of first child age 12 to 17. (DI22A1)
TOTAL%
12) 124221
13) 133718.5
14) 143718.5
15) 153618
16) 162010
17) 172713.5
99) Refused1.5
Missing862 
TOTAL200100.0
19) Enter age of second child age 12 to 17. (DI22A2)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL102215.401.36
20) Enter age of third child age 12 to 17. (DI22A3)
TOTAL%
12) 12321.4
13) 1317.1
14) 1417.1
15) 1517.1
16) 1617.1
17) 17535.7
98) Don't know214.3
Missing1011 
TOTAL14100.0
21) Enter age of fourth child age 12 to 17. (DI22A4)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL102215.061.54
22) Enter age of first child age six to 11. (DI22B1)
TOTAL%
6) 62616.6
7) 71610.2
8) 84629.3
9) 91710.8
10) 102515.9
11) 112515.9
99) Refused21.3
Missing905 
TOTAL157100.0
23) Enter age of second child age six to 11. (DI22B2)
TOTAL%
6) 6914.8
7) 758.2
8) 81016.4
9) 9813.1
10) 101016.4
11) 111829.5
99) Refused11.6
Missing980 
TOTAL61100.0
24) Enter age of third child age six to 11. (DI22B3)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL102210.450.78
25) Enter age of fourth child age six to 11. (DI22B4)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL102210.690.59
26) Enter age of fifth child age six to 11. (DI22B5)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL102211.000.00
27) Enter age of first child under six. (DI22C1)
TOTAL%
0) Less than one year106.1
1) 14024.4
2) 22817.1
3) 32112.8
4) 43722.6
5) 52716.5
99) Refused1.6
Missing920 
TOTAL164100.0
28) Enter age of second child under six. (DI22C2)
TOTAL%
0) Less than one year611.5
1) 159.6
2) 2917.3
3) 31121.2
4) 41019.2
5) 51019.2
99) Refused11.9
Missing989 
TOTAL52100.0
29) Enter age of third child under six. (DI22C3)
TOTAL%
0) Less than one year337.5
1) 1112.5
3) 3112.5
5) 5225
99) Refused112.5
Missing1015 
TOTAL8100.0
30) Are you the parent or guardian of anyone under 18 in your household? (PARENT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes31284.8
2) No5615.2
Missing747 
TOTAL368100.0
31) What is your age? (AGE)
TOTAL%
18) 18282.7
19) 199.9
20) 20212.1
21) 21262.5
22) 22242.4
23) 23191.9
24) 24302.9
25) 25131.3
26) 26171.7
27) 279.9
28) 28121.2
29) 29111.1
30) 30282.7
31) 318.8
32) 32161.6
33) 33151.5
34) 34151.5
35) 35212.1
36) 36222.2
37) 37191.9
38) 38151.5
39) 39171.7
40) 40121.2
41) 417.7
42) 42121.2
43) 43242.4
44) 44141.4
45) 45151.5
46) 46212.1
47) 47252.4
48) 48302.9
49) 49222.2
50) 50282.7
51) 51111.1
52) 52121.2
53) 53131.3
54) 54141.4
55) 55181.8
56) 56161.6
57) 57191.9
58) 58212.1
59) 59171.7
60) 60181.8
61) 61141.4
62) 62212.1
63) 63171.7
64) 64151.5
65) 65141.4
66) 66101
67) 678.8
68) 68191.9
69) 697.7
70) 70141.4
71) 716.6
72) 72101
73) 73111.1
74) 744.4
75) 755.5
76) 766.6
77) 778.8
78) 787.7
79) 793.3
80) 806.6
81) 814.4
82) 822.2
83) 836.6
84) 843.3
86) 863.3
87) 873.3
88) 881.1
89) 891.1
90) 904.4
91) 911.1
92) 921.1
93) 931.1
94) 941.1
95) 9500
99) Refused212.1
TOTAL1021100.0
32) Could you please tell me if you are: (AGE2)
TOTAL%
1) 18-29419
2) 30-49419
3) 50-64733.3
4) 65+419
9) Refused29.5
Missing999 
TOTAL21100.0
33) What is the last grade of school you completed? (EDUC)
TOTAL%
1) Less than high school graduate13613.3
2) High school graduate31931.3
3) Some college25925.4
4) Graduated college16015.7
5) Graduate school or more12312.1
6) Technical school/other212.1
9) Refused2.2
TOTAL1020100.0
34) Is your total annual household income from all sources, and before taxes: (INCOME)
TOTAL%
1) Less than $15,00013112.8
2) $15,000 but less than $25,00012011.7
3) $25,000 but less than $30,000716.9
4) $30,000 but less than $40,00010410.2
5) $40,000 but less than $50,000908.8
6) $50,000 but less than $75,00012612.3
7) $75,000 but less than $100,00010710.5
8) $100,000 and over (unspecified)181.8
9) Less than $50,000232.3
10) $50,000 but less than $100,0008.8
12) $100,000 to under $150,000807.8
13) $150,000 to under $200,000353.4
14) $200,000 to under $250,000181.8
15) $250,000 or more111.1
98) Don't know282.7
99) Refused525.1
TOTAL1022100.0
35) Race of respondent (RACE)
TOTAL%
1) White non-Hispanic68466.9
2) Black non-Hispanic11611.4
3) White Hispanic10910.7
4) Black Hispanic212.1
5) Unspecified Hispanic111.1
6) Other race646.3
7) Refused171.7
TOTAL1022100.0
36) Affiliation rotate (PARTYROT)
TOTAL%
1) Male Republican/Democrat24924.4
2) Male Democrat/Republican24824.3
3) Female Republican/Democrat25224.7
4) Female Democrat/Republican27326.7
TOTAL1022100.0
37) Generally speaking, do you usually think of yourself as: (PARTY)
TOTAL%
0) Other121.2
1) A Republican27026.4
2) A Democrat29829.2
3) An Independent36535.7
8) Don't know484.7
9) Refused292.8
TOTAL1022100.0
38) Do you consider yourself part of the Tea Party movement, or not? (TPARTY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes10210
2) No85483.6
8) Don't know565.5
9) Refused9.9
TOTAL1021100.0
39) Ideology rotate (IDEOROT)
TOTAL%
1) D3 1-5 asked48647.5
2) D3 5-1 asked53752.5
TOTAL1023100.0
40) Generally speaking, would you describe your political views as: (IDEO)
TOTAL%
1) Very conservative14514.2
2) Somewhat conservative24824.2
3) Moderate28027.4
4) Somewhat liberal20019.6
5) Very liberal949.2
8) Don't know424.1
9) Refused141.4
TOTAL1023100.0
41) Are you registered to vote at your present address or not? (REGVOTE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes75073.3
2) No25725.1
8) Don't know9.9
9) Refused7.7
TOTAL1023100.0
42) Besides the telephone number I reached you on, how many other telephone numbers, if any, does your household have? (OTHTEL)
TOTAL%
0) None64162.8
1) One444.3
2) Two131.3
3) Three4.4
7) Cell phone household only31530.9
9) Refused4.4
TOTAL1021100.0
43) Enter sex of respondent (SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Male49748.6
2) Female52551.4
TOTAL1022100.0
44) What is your present religion, if any? Are you Protestant, Catholic, Jewish, Muslim, Mormon, something else or nothing in particular? *REFORMATTED QUESTION* (RELIG)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant30830.1
2) Catholic, Roman Catholic23422.9
3) Jewish/Judaism181.8
4) Muslim/Islamic8.8
5) Mormon/Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints171.7
6) Something else393.8
7) Nothing in particular19318.9
10) Buddhist4.4
11) Hindu4.4
12) Unitarian/Universalist1.1
13) Christian/non-denominational Christian17316.9
99) Don't know/refused232.3
TOTAL1022100.0
45) Would you describe yourself as a 'born-again' or 'evangelical Christian', or not? (BORN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes26655.3
2) No18939.3
8) Don't know265.4
Missing489 
TOTAL481100.0
46) Were you born in the United States, the island of Puerto Rico, or in another country? (USBORN)
TOTAL%
1) United States6143.3
2) Puerto Rico42.8
3) Another country7553.2
9) Refused1.7
Missing937 
TOTAL141100.0
47) How many years have you lived in the United States? (USLIVE)
TOTAL%
1) 145.1
3) 333.8
4) 422.5
5) 522.5
6) 611.3
7) 733.8
8) 811.3
9) 956.3
10) 1045.1
11) 1111.3
12) 1233.8
13) 1311.3
14) 1433.8
15) 1545.1
16) 1611.3
17) 1745.1
18) 18810.1
20) 2067.6
21) 2156.3
22) 2222.5
23) 2333.8
24) 2422.5
25) 2511.3
26) 2622.5
29) 2922.5
30) 3022.5
34) 3422.5
41) 4111.3
44) 4400
46) 4600
99) Refused11.3
Missing973 
TOTAL79100.0
48) Ident (IDENT)
TOTAL%
1) Landline60058.7
2) Cell phone sample36435.6
3) Hispanic in language181.8
4) Both cell phone and Hispanic in language403.9
TOTAL1022100.0
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 phone52384.6
2) No9415.2
9) Refused1.2
Missing312 
TOTAL618100.0
50) Of all the telephone calls that you and the other people in your household receive, are: (L2)
TOTAL%
1) All or almost all calls received on a cell phone13325.4
2) Some received on a cell phone and some on a regular home phone22042.1
3) All or almost all calls received on a regular home phone17032.5
Missing462 
TOTAL523100.0
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 telephone9122.5
2) No, no home telephone31277.2
9) Refused1.2
Missing710 
TOTAL404100.0
52) Of all the telephone calls that you and the other people in your household receive, are: (C2)
TOTAL%
1) All or almost all calls received on a cell phone3437.8
2) Some received on a cell phone and some on a regular home phone4448.9
3) All or almost all calls received on a regular home phone1213.3
9) Refused00
Missing880 
TOTAL90100.0
53) How many different cell phone numbers do you personally answer calls on? (C1A)
TOTAL%
0) 0252.7
1) 168173.5
2) 216517.8
3) 3262.8
4) 4141.5
5) 591
6) 61.1
7) 71.1
8) Don't know2.2
9) Refused3.3
Missing150 
TOTAL927100.0
54) Q1 rotate (Q1ROT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL0
55) I'd like to get your views on some issues that are being discussed in the country today. All in all, do you strongly favor, favor, oppose, or strongly oppose: Allowing gay and lesbian couples to marry legally (Q1A)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly favor25524.9
2) Favor24724.1
3) Oppose17917.5
4) Strongly oppose26926.3
8) Don't know504.9
9) Refused232.2
TOTAL1023100.0
56) All in all, do you strongly favor, favor, oppose, or strongly oppose: Allowing illegal immigrants brought to the U.S. as children to gain legal resident status if they join the military or go to college (Q1B)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly favor23122.6
2) Favor33032.3
3) Oppose21921.4
4) Strongly oppose20520.1
8) Don't know282.7
9) Refused9.9
TOTAL1022100.0
57) I'd like to get your views on some issues that are being discussed in the country today. All in all, do you strongly favor, favor, oppose, or strongly oppose: The Supreme Court overturning the recent health care law (Q1C)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly favor19819.4
2) Favor16716.3
3) Oppose25925.3
4) Strongly oppose18618.2
8) Don't know20620.2
9) Refused6.6
TOTAL1022100.0
58) Q2 rotate (Q2ROT)
TOTAL%
1) Favor/oppose50849.7
2) Oppose/favor51450.3
TOTAL1022100.0
59) As far as you know does President Barack Obama favor or oppose allowing gay and lesbian couples to marry legally? (Q2)
TOTAL%
1) Favor73972.4
2) Oppose11911.7
8) Don't know15715.4
9) Refused6.6
TOTAL1021100.0
60) Do you approve or disapprove of Obama's position on same-sex marriage? (Q3)
TOTAL%
1) Approve39152.9
2) Disapprove31642.8
8) Don't know243.2
9) Refused81.1
Missing272 
TOTAL739100.0
61) Do you think laws about same-sex marriage is something that should be decided at the national level or is it something that each state should decide for itself? (Q4A)
TOTAL%
1) National level50549.4
2) State level44043.1
3) Neither/both484.7
8) Don't know171.7
9) Refused121.2
TOTAL1022100.0
62) Do you think health care reform policy is something that should be decided at the national level or is it something that each state should decide for itself? (Q4B)
TOTAL%
1) National level57856.6
2) State level39738.8
3) Neither/Both202
8) Don't know262.5
9) Refused1.1
TOTAL1022100.0
63) Do you think immigration policy is something that should be decided at the national level or is it something that each state should decide for itself? (Q4C)
TOTAL%
1) National level78276.5
2) State level20820.4
3) Neither/both181.8
8) Don't know131.3
9) Refused1.1
TOTAL1022100.0
64) Do you think laws about abortion is something that should be decided at the national level or is it something that each state should decide for itself? (Q4D)
TOTAL%
1) National level54152.9
2) State level36535.7
3) Neither/both888.6
8) Don't know232.2
9) Refused6.6
TOTAL1023100.0
65) What is your age? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-AGE)
TOTAL%
1) 18-2922021.9
2) 30-3917617.5
3) 40-4918318.2
4) 50-6425425.3
5) 65+17016.9
Missing23 
TOTAL1003100.0
66) What is the last grade of school you completed? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-EDUC)
TOTAL%
1) Less than high school graduate13613.6
2) High school graduate31932
3) Some college25926
4) Graduated college16016
5) Graduate school or more12312.3
Missing28 
TOTAL997100.0
67) Generally speaking, would you describe your political views as: (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-POLITICS)
TOTAL%
1) Very conservative14515
2) Somewhat conservative24825.6
3) Moderate28029
4) Somewhat liberal20020.7
5) Very liberal949.7
Missing52 
TOTAL967100.0
68) What is your present religion, if any? Are you Protestant, Catholic, Jewish, Muslim, Mormon, something else or nothing in particular? *REFORMATTED QUESTION* (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-RELIGION)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant30830.9
2) Catholic, Roman Catholic23423.4
3) Other religion26326.4
4) Nothing in particular19319.3
Missing22 
TOTAL998100.0