PRRI Religion & Politics Tracking Poll, August 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) Caseid (CASEID)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL100668926903.3019981095.69
2) Week (WEEK)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1006834.000.00
3) Weight (WEIGHT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL10.554
4) State (STATE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL0
5) Metro (METRO)
TOTAL%
1) Center City (Metro)32532.3
2) Center City Country (Metro)21621.4
3) Suburban (Metro)23223
4) Non-Center City (Metro)414.1
5) Non-Metro19319.2
TOTAL1007100.0
6) Region (REGION)
TOTAL%
1) North East18518.4
2) North Central21721.5
3) South37637.3
4) West22922.7
TOTAL1007100.0
7) Division (DIVISION)
TOTAL%
1) New England393.9
2) Mid Atlantic14614.5
3) East North Central14414.3
4) West North Central737.2
5) South Atlantic19919.8
6) East South Central676.7
7) West South Central11010.9
8) Mountain838.2
9) Pacific14614.5
TOTAL1007100.0
8) Is your home owned or rented? (OWNHOME)
TOTAL%
1) Owned63162.7
2) Rented35835.6
8) Don't know8.8
9) Refused9.9
TOTAL1006100.0
9) Are you...? (MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Single, that is never married21521.4
2) Single, living with a partner989.7
3) Married49749.4
4) Separated434.3
5) Widowed535.3
6) Divorced929.1
9) Refused9.9
TOTAL1007100.0
10) Employment Status (EMPLYMNT)
TOTAL%
1) Full-time47347.1
2) Part-time13713.6
3) Retired18418.3
4) Homemaker585.8
5) Student373.7
6) Temporarily unemployed767.6
7) Disabled/handicapped333.3
8) Other not employed2.2
9) Refused5.5
TOTAL1005100.0
11) Z-6. Including yourself, how many people are there living in your household? (HHNUM)
TOTAL%
1) One14714.6
2) Two34334.1
3) Three21121
4) Four15715.6
5) Five686.8
6) Six292.9
7) Seven161.6
8) Eight or more171.7
9) Refused181.8
TOTAL1006100.0
12) How many of these are adults, 18 or older? (ADULTS)
TOTAL%
1) One17217.1
2) Two53152.8
3) Three18318.2
4) Four696.9
5) Five161.6
6) Six111.1
7) Seven2.2
8) Eight or more4.4
9) Refused181.8
TOTAL1006100.0
13) How many of these adults are male? (ADULTM)
TOTAL%
0) None13213.3
1) One63964.6
2) Two16917.1
3) Three292.9
4) Four161.6
6) Six2.2
7) Seven1.1
8) Eight or more1.1
Missing19 
TOTAL989100.0
14) How many of these adults are female? (ADULTF)
TOTAL%
0) None12913.1
1) One67168
2) Two15315.5
3) Three232.3
4) Four7.7
5) Five2.2
8) Eight or more2.2
Missing19 
TOTAL987100.0
15) How many are children 12 to 17? (KIDS1217)
TOTAL%
0) None13643.2
1) One11636.8
2) Two4313.7
3) Three154.8
4) Four51.6
Missing752 
TOTAL315100.0
16) How many are children six to 11? (KIDS611)
TOTAL%
0) None17756.2
1) One8928.3
2) Two4514.3
3) Three31
4) Four1.3
Missing752 
TOTAL315100.0
17) How many are children under six? (KIDS06)
TOTAL%
0) None19662.4
1) One8727.7
2) Two258
3) Three61.9
Missing752 
TOTAL314100.0
18) Enter age of first child age 12 to 17. (DI22A1)
TOTAL%
12) 122413.3
13) 132513.9
14) 141810
15) 153921.7
16) 163016.7
17) 173519.4
99) Refused95
Missing859 
TOTAL180100.0
19) Enter age of second child age 12 to 17. (DI22A2)
TOTAL%
12) 121523.4
13) 131523.4
14) 141421.9
15) 15710.9
16) 1634.7
17) 1734.7
99) Refused710.9
Missing955 
TOTAL64100.0
20) Enter age of third child age 12 to 17. (DI22A3)
TOTAL%
12) 12315.8
13) 13421.1
14) 1415.3
15) 15210.5
16) 16421.1
99) Refused526.3
Missing990 
TOTAL19100.0
21) Enter age of fourth child age 12 to 17. (DI22A4)
TOTAL%
12) 12120
13) 13120
99) Refused360
Missing1002 
TOTAL5100.0
22) Enter age of first child age six to 11. (DI22B1)
TOTAL%
6) 6107.2
7) 71813
8) 81410.1
9) 92921
10) 103726.8
11) 112618.8
99) Refused42.9
Missing893 
TOTAL138100.0
23) Enter age of second child age six to 11. (DI22B2)
TOTAL%
6) 61224.5
7) 71632.7
8) 81020.4
9) 9714.3
10) 1024.1
11) 1112
99) Refused12
Missing965 
TOTAL49100.0
24) Enter age of third child age six to 11. (DI22B3)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL10068.451.03
25) Enter age of fourth child age six to 11. (DI22B4)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL10066.000.00
26) Enter age of first child under six. (DI22C1)
TOTAL%
0) Less than one year97.6
1) 1108.5
2) 21311
3) 32218.6
4) 42722.9
5) 53630.5
99) Refused1.8
Missing916 
TOTAL118100.0
27) Enter age of second child under six. (DI22C2)
TOTAL%
0) Less than one year929
1) 113.2
2) 2825.8
3) 3619.4
4) 4412.9
5) 526.5
99) Refused13.2
Missing982 
TOTAL31100.0
28) Enter age of third child under six. (DI22C3)
TOTAL%
0) Less than one year116.7
1) 1466.7
4) 4116.7
Missing1001 
TOTAL6100.0
29) Are you the parent or guardian of anyone under 18 in your household? (PARENT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes25325.1
2) No75374.9
TOTAL1006100.0
30) What is your age? (AGE)
TOTAL%
18) 18232.3
19) 19171.7
20) 20272.7
21) 21202
22) 22121.2
23) 23191.9
24) 24232.3
25) 25242.4
26) 268.8
27) 27171.7
28) 287.7
29) 29181.8
30) 30252.5
31) 31171.7
32) 32191.9
33) 33171.7
34) 34151.5
35) 35212.1
36) 36131.3
37) 37141.4
38) 387.7
39) 39111.1
40) 40212.1
41) 41111.1
42) 42202
43) 43282.8
44) 44141.4
45) 45121.2
46) 46181.8
47) 47121.2
48) 48222.2
49) 49252.5
50) 50333.3
51) 51151.5
52) 52252.5
53) 53131.3
54) 54181.8
55) 55151.5
56) 56151.5
57) 57151.5
58) 58131.3
59) 59111.1
60) 60232.3
61) 61131.3
62) 62141.4
63) 63101
64) 648.8
65) 65151.5
66) 669.9
67) 67121.2
68) 688.8
69) 697.7
70) 70131.3
71) 71111.1
72) 72121.2
73) 738.8
74) 747.7
75) 756.6
76) 767.7
77) 775.5
78) 785.5
79) 793.3
80) 805.5
81) 813.3
82) 822.2
83) 836.6
84) 849.9
85) 855.5
86) 865.5
87) 872.2
88) 882.2
89) 891.1
91) 911.1
92) 921.1
93) 931.1
94) 941.1
99) Refused393.9
TOTAL1009100.0
31) Could you please tell me if you are: (AGE2)
TOTAL%
1) 18-2937.7
2) 30-49717.9
3) 50-641743.6
4) 65+820.5
9) Refused410.3
Missing961 
TOTAL39100.0
32) What is the last grade of school you completed? (EDUC)
TOTAL%
1) Less than high school graduate13213.1
2) High school graduate31731.5
3) Some college25725.5
4) Graduated college18218.1
5) Graduate school or more10110
6) Technical school/other131.3
9) Refused4.4
TOTAL1006100.0
33) Is your total annual household income from all sources, and before taxes: (INCOME)
TOTAL%
1) Less than $15,00013813.7
2) $15,000 but less than $25,00012212.1
3) $25,000 but less than $30,000767.5
4) $30,000 but less than $40,000898.8
5) $40,000 but less than $50,000717.1
6) $50,000 but less than $75,00011311.2
7) $75,000 but less than $100,000969.5
8) $100,000 and over (Unspecified)131.3
9) Less than $50,000 (Unspecified)181.8
10) $50,000 but less than $100,000 (Unspecified)121.2
12) $100,000 to under $150,000797.8
13) $150,000 to under $200,000242.4
14) $200,000 to under $250,000141.4
15) $250,000 or more151.5
98) Don't know474.7
99) Refused807.9
TOTAL1007100.0
34) Race of respondent (RACE)
TOTAL%
1) White Non-Hispanic65465
2) Black Non-Hispanic11311.2
3) White Hispanic10110
4) Black Hispanic171.7
5) Unspecified Hispanic262.6
6) Other Race686.8
7) Refused272.7
TOTAL1006100.0
35) Party rotate (PARTYROT)
TOTAL%
1) Male Republican/Democrat23823.7
2) Male Democrat/Republican24724.6
3) Female Republican/Democrat26826.6
4) Female Democrat/Republican25325.1
TOTAL1006100.0
36) Generally speaking, do you usually think of yourself as: (PARTY)
TOTAL%
0) Other111.1
1) A Republican22722.6
2) A Democrat32632.4
3) An Independent38738.5
8) Don't know272.7
9) Refused282.8
TOTAL1006100.0
37) Ideology rotate (IDEOROT)
TOTAL%
1) D3 1-5 asked49949.6
2) D3 5-1 asked50750.4
TOTAL1006100.0
38) Generally speaking, would you describe your political views as: (IDEO)
TOTAL%
1) Very conservative14714.6
2) Somewhat conservative23123
3) Moderate28328.2
4) Somewhat liberal18618.5
5) Very liberal898.9
8) Don't know444.4
9) Refused242.4
TOTAL1004100.0
39) Are you registered to vote at your present address or not? (REGVOTE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes76475.9
2) No23022.9
8) Don't know7.7
9) Refused5.5
TOTAL1006100.0
40) Besides the telephone number I reached you on, how many other telephone numbers, if any, does your household have? (OTHTEL)
TOTAL%
0) None49649.3
1) One818
2) Two333.3
3) Three191.9
7) Cell phone household only37437.1
9) Refused4.4
TOTAL1007100.0
41) Enter sex of respondent (SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Male48548.2
2) Female52151.8
TOTAL1006100.0
42) 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) Baptist888.8
2) Catholic, Roman Catholic20019.9
5) Evangelical4.4
6) Jehovah's Witness111.1
7) Jewish/Judaism171.7
8) Lutheran131.3
10) Mormon (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints/LDS)242.4
11) Muslim/Islamic6.6
12) Orthodox (Eastern, Greek, Russian, Armenian, etc)6.6
13) Pentecostal (Assemblies of God, Four-Square Gospel)111.1
14) Presbyterian5.5
15) Protestant14714.6
16) Seventh-Day Adventist3.3
19) Unitarian/Universalist2.2
20) Buddhist5.5
21) Hindu3.3
22) Christian (Just Christian)14814.7
23) Non-denominational or independent Church141.4
24) Episcopalian or Anglican6.6
25) Methodist212.1
26) Church of Christ, or Disciples of Christ (Christian Church)1.1
27) Church of God2.2
28) Congregational or United Church of Christ (UCC)1.1
29) Holiness (Nazarenes, Wesleyan Church, Salvation Army)2.2
90) Nothing in particular16516.4
95) Atheist242.4
96) Agnostic323.2
97) Other131.3
98) Don't know3.3
99) Refused272.7
TOTAL1004100.0
43) What is your religion, if any? (RELOPEN)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL0
44) Would you describe yourself as a 'born-again' or 'evangelical Christian', or not? (BORN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes26756.4
2) No18639.3
8) Don't know194
9) Refused1.2
Missing497 
TOTAL473100.0
45) Were you born in the United States, the island of Puerto Rico, or in another country? (USBORN)
TOTAL%
1) United States6344.1
2) Puerto Rico53.5
3) Another country7451.7
9) Refused1.7
Missing910 
TOTAL143100.0
46) How many years have you lived in the United States? (USLIVE)
TOTAL%
2) 233.8
4) 433.8
7) 778.8
10) 10810
11) 1122.5
12) 12911.3
14) 1422.5
15) 1522.5
17) 17911.3
18) 1833.8
21) 2122.5
23) 2311.3
24) 2433.8
25) 2522.5
27) 2711.3
30) 30810
33) 3333.8
35) 3533.8
39) 3922.5
41) 4111.3
43) 4322.5
46) 4611.3
50) 5011.3
63) 6311.3
99) Refused11.3
Missing965 
TOTAL80100.0
47) Ident (IDENT)
TOTAL%
1) Landline50550.2
2) Cell phone sample43343
3) Hispanic in language252.5
4) Both cell phone and Hispanic in language434.3
TOTAL1006100.0
48) 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 phone45485.8
2) No7213.6
9) Refused3.6
Missing401 
TOTAL529100.0
49) 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 phone10823.7
2) Some received on a cell phone and some on a regular home phone19843.5
3) All or almost all calls received on a regular home phone14832.5
8) Don't know1.2
Missing531 
TOTAL455100.0
50) 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 telephone10221.4
2) No, no home telephone37278.2
9) Refused2.4
Missing605 
TOTAL476100.0
51) 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 phone4240.8
2) Some received on a cell phone and some on a regular home phone4644.7
3) All or almost all calls received on a regular home phone1413.6
8) Don't know00
9) Refused11
Missing847 
TOTAL103100.0
52) How many different cell phone numbers do you personally answer calls on? (C1A)
TOTAL%
0) 0303.2
1) 163067.8
2) 216017.2
3) 3485.2
4) 4161.7
5) 5121.3
6) 62.2
7) 7141.5
8) Don't know121.3
9) Refused5.5
Missing130 
TOTAL929100.0
53) Q1rot (Q1ROT)
TOTAL%
1) Half sample B (3-1 read)49549.2
2) Half sample A (1-3 read)51150.8
TOTAL1006100.0
54) Which statement comes closest to your view about how the immigration system should deal with immigrants who are currently living in the U.S. illegally? The immigration system should: (Q1)
TOTAL%
1) Allow them a way to become citizens provided they meet certain requirements63963.5
2) Allow them to become permanent legal residents, but not citizens12512.4
3) Identify and deport them19319.2
4) None of these8.8
9) Don't know/refused424.2
TOTAL1007100.0
55) Q2_3rot (Q2_3ROT)
TOTAL%
1) Pr-2/3 asked50249.9
2) Pr-3/2 asked50450.1
TOTAL1006100.0
56) If it takes 13 years for someone to receive citizenship under a path to citizenship program, does that sound too long, too short, or about the right amount of time? (Q2)
TOTAL%
1) Too long62361.9
2) Too short626.2
3) About right26926.7
9) Don't know/refused525.2
TOTAL1006100.0
57) If it costs each person a total of $4,000 in fines and fees to receive citizenship under a path to citizenship program, does that sound like too much, too little, or about the right amount of fines and fees? (Q3)
TOTAL%
1) Too much36836.6
2) Too little14914.8
3) About right39439.2
9) Don't know/refused959.4
TOTAL1006100.0
58) Overall, do you support or oppose a plan to increase U.S. border security that includes adding 20,000 border agents and 700 miles of fence along the border of Mexico at a cost of $46 billion dollars? (Q4)
TOTAL%
1) Support strongly26226
2) Support somewhat19919.8
3) Oppose somewhat21421.3
4) Oppose strongly25925.7
9) Don't know/refused727.2
TOTAL1006100.0
59) Tell me whether you agree or disagree: Blacks and other minorities receive equal treatment as whites in the criminal justice system (Q5)
TOTAL%
1) Completely agree22322.2
2) Mostly agree25425.2
3) Mostly disagree26125.9
4) Completely disagree21121
9) Don't know/refused575.7
TOTAL1006100.0
60) What is your age? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-AGE)
TOTAL%
1) 18-2921422.1
2) 30-3915916.4
3) 40-4918318.9
4) 50-6424124.9
5) 65+17017.6
Missing45 
TOTAL967100.0
61) What is the last grade of school you completed? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-EDUC)
TOTAL%
1) Less than high school graduate13213.3
2) High school graduate31732.1
3) Some college25726
4) Graduated college18218.4
5) Graduate school or more10110.2
Missing15 
TOTAL989100.0
62) Generally speaking, would you describe your political views as: (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-POLITICS)
TOTAL%
1) Very conservative14715.7
2) Somewhat conservative23124.7
3) Moderate28330.2
4) Somewhat liberal18619.9
5) Very liberal899.5
Missing67 
TOTAL936100.0
63) Generally speaking, do you usually think of yourself as: (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-PARTYID)
TOTAL%
1) A Republican22724.1
2) A Democrat32634.7
3) An Independent38741.2
Missing63 
TOTAL940100.0