U.S. Religious Landscape Survey - Alaska and Hawaii Dataset

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Percentages are weighted by 1) WEIGHT; Total Ns reported are unweighted
1) Sample weight for all landline respondents (Recommended for use in all analyses) (WEIGHT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL4012.071.556
2) Unique ID (PSRAID)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL40160000283.96167.66
3) Interview date (INT_DATE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL40132203.24485.69
4) Language of interview (LANG)
TOTAL%
1) English 100
TOTAL401100.0
5) Type of sample used (TYPE)
TOTAL%
1) RDD 100
TOTAL401100.0
6) Census region (CREGION)
TOTAL%
4) West 100
TOTAL401100.0
7) State from FIPS (STATE)
TOTAL%
2) Alaska 33.3
15) Hawaii 66.7
TOTAL401100.0
8) Community type - alpha (USR)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL401
9) Community type - numeric (USR1)
TOTAL%
1) Urban 21
2) Suburban 49.5
3) Rural 29.5
TOTAL401100.0
10) Form split (FORM)
TOTAL%
1) Form A 50.2
2) Form B 49.8
TOTAL401100.0
11) Population density (quintiles) (DENSITY3)
TOTAL%
1) Lowest 30.2
2) 2 23.4
4) 4 46.4
TOTAL401100.0
12) All in all, are you satisfied or dissatisfied with the way things are going in this country today? (Q1)
TOTAL%
1) Satisfied 31
2) Dissatisfied 64.6
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 4.3
TOTAL401100.0
13) IF SATISFIED OR DISSATISFIED (1,2 IN Q.1) ASK: Would you say that's very [satisfied/dissatisfied] or just somewhat [satisfied/dissatisfied]? (Q1A)
TOTAL%
1) Very 41.6
2) Somewhat 55.7
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 2.8
Missing27 
TOTAL374100.0
14) All in all, are you satisfied or dissatisfied with the way things are going in your personal life? (Q2)
TOTAL%
1) Satisfied 85.3
2) Dissatisfied 13.1
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 1.6
TOTAL401100.0
15) IF SATISFIED OR DISSATISFIED (1,2 IN Q.2) ASK: Would you say that's very [satisfied/dissatisfied] or just somewhat [satisfied/dissatisfied]? (Q2A)
TOTAL%
1) Very 67.6
2) Somewhat 30.5
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 2
Missing5 
TOTAL396100.0
16) Next, please tell me how satisfied you are with the following things. (First/next), how satisfied are you with your standard of living -- what you can do or buy? (Q3A)
TOTAL%
1) Very satisfied 37.3
2) Somewhat satisfied 38
3) Somewhat dissatisfied 13.4
4) Very dissatisfied 8.8
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 2.5
TOTAL401100.0
17) Next, please tell me how satisfied you are with the following things. (First/next), how satisfied are you with your family life? (Q3B)
TOTAL%
1) Very satisfied 75.5
2) Somewhat satisfied 15.4
3) Somewhat dissatisfied 3.5
4) Very dissatisfied 3
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 2.5
TOTAL401100.0
18) Next, please tell me how satisfied you are with the following things. (First/next), how satisfied are you with the way the political system is working in this country? (Q3C)
TOTAL%
1) Very satisfied 5.1
2) Somewhat satisfied 26.8
3) Somewhat dissatisfied 30
4) Very dissatisfied 33.5
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 4.7
TOTAL401100.0
19) Next, please tell me how satisfied you are with the following things. (First/next), how satisfied are you with your personal safety from things like crime and terrorism? (Q3D)
TOTAL%
1) Very satisfied 40.8
2) Somewhat satisfied 38.9
3) Somewhat dissatisfied 11.6
4) Very dissatisfied 6
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 2.8
TOTAL401100.0
20) Now I'm going to read you a few pairs of statements. For each pair, tell me whether the FIRST statement or the SECOND statement comes closer to your own views -- even if neither is exactly right. (Q5A)
TOTAL%
1) The government should do more to protect morality in society 39.6
2) I worry the government is getting too involved in the issue 53.9
3) Neither/Both equally (Vol.) .8
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 5.7
TOTAL401100.0
21) Now I'm going to read you a few pairs of statements. For each pair, tell me whether the FIRST statement or the SECOND statement comes closer to your own views -- even if neither is exactly right. (Q5B)
TOTAL%
1) Homosexuality is a way of life that should be accepted by society 53.6
2) Homosexuality is a way of life that should be discouraged by society 39.2
3) Neither/Both equally (Vol.) 3.9
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 3.4
TOTAL401100.0
22) Now I'm going to read you a few pairs of statements. For each pair, tell me whether the FIRST statement or the SECOND statement comes closer to your own views -- even if neither is exactly right. (Q5C)
TOTAL%
1) Most people who want to get ahead can make it if they're willing to work hard 68.4
2) Hard work and determination are no guarantee of success for most people 28.7
3) Neither/Both equally (Vol.) 2.3
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) .6
TOTAL401100.0
23) Now I'm going to read you a few pairs of statements. For each pair, tell me whether the FIRST statement or the SECOND statement comes closer to your own views -- even if neither is exactly right. (Q5D)
TOTAL%
1) The government should do more to help needy Americans, even if it means going deeper into debt 58.9
2) The government today can't afford to do much more to help the needy 33.9
3) Neither/Both equally (Vol.) 4
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 3.3
TOTAL401100.0
24) Now I'm going to read you a few pairs of statements. For each pair, tell me whether the FIRST statement or the SECOND statement comes closer to your own views -- even if neither is exactly right. (Q5E)
TOTAL%
1) Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 32.2
2) Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 60.2
3) Neither/Both equally (Vol.) 2
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 5.5
TOTAL401100.0
25) Now I'm going to read you a few pairs of statements. For each pair, tell me whether the FIRST statement or the SECOND statement comes closer to your own views -- even if neither is exactly right. (Q5F)
TOTAL%
1) The best way to ensure peace is through military strength 30.8
2) Good diplomacy is the best way to ensure peace 57.7
3) Neither/Both equally (Vol.) 8.2
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 3.3
TOTAL401100.0
26) Now I'm going to read you a few pairs of statements. For each pair, tell me whether the FIRST statement or the SECOND statement comes closer to your own views -- even if neither is exactly right. (Q5G)
TOTAL%
1) It's best for the future of our country to be active in world affairs 35.9
2) We should pay less attention to problems overseas and concentrate on problems here at home 59.2
3) Neither/Both equally (Vol.) 3.9
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 1
TOTAL401100.0
27) If you had to choose, would you rather have a smaller government providing fewer services, or a bigger government providing more services? (Q6)
TOTAL%
1) Smaller government, less services 42.2
2) Bigger government, more services 48.1
3) Depends (Vol.) 3.5
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 6.3
TOTAL401100.0
28) On another subject, do you think abortion should be . . . (Q7)
TOTAL%
1) Legal in all cases 20.7
2) Legal in most cases 36.7
3) Illegal in most cases 23.2
4) Illegal in all cases 12.2
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 7.2
TOTAL401100.0
29) Some people seem to follow what's going on in government and public affairs most of the time, whether there's an election or not. Others aren't that interested. Would you say you follow what's going on in government and public affairs . . . (Q8)
TOTAL%
1) Most of the time 48.2
2) Some of the time 29.5
3) Only now and then 13.5
4) Hardly at all 8.4
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) .4
TOTAL401100.0
30) [IF DON'T FOLLOW POLITICS (Q.8=4,9), INSERT: When you do think about; IF FOLLOW POLITICS (Q.8=1-3), INSERT When you think about] government and public affairs, which of the following factors most influences your thinking? Would you say it's . . . (Q8A)
TOTAL%
1) Your personal experience 37
2) The views of your friends and family 9.3
3) What you have seen or read in the media 18
4) Your religious beliefs 10.5
5) Your education 10.8
6) Something else 11.2
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 3.3
TOTAL401100.0
31) In your opinion, should churches and other houses of worship keep out of political matters - or should they express their views on day-to-day social and political questions? (Q9)
TOTAL%
1) Should keep out 52.2
2) Should express views 43.8
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 4
TOTAL401100.0
32) Now, as I read some statements on a few different topics, please tell me if you completely agree, mostly agree, mostly disagree or completely disagree with each one. I often feel that my values are threatened by Hollywood and the entertainment industry. (Q10A)
TOTAL%
1) Completely agree 14.2
2) Mostly agree 23.3
3) Mostly disagree 34
4) Completely disagree 26.9
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 1.6
TOTAL401100.0
33) There are clear and absolute standards for what is right and wrong. (Q10B)
TOTAL%
1) Completely agree 27.1
2) Mostly agree 44.7
3) Mostly disagree 18
4) Completely disagree 6.5
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 3.7
TOTAL401100.0
34) Evolution is the best explanation for the origins of human life on earth. (Q10C)
TOTAL%
1) Completely agree 20.1
2) Mostly agree 31.6
3) Mostly disagree 15.2
4) Completely disagree 23.4
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 9.8
TOTAL401100.0
35) When it comes to questions of right and wrong, which of the following do you look to most for guidance? Would you say . . . (Q10D)
TOTAL%
1) Religious teachings and beliefs 20.2
2) Philosophy and reason 12.4
3) Practical experience and common sense 56.2
4) Scientific information 7.6
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 3.6
TOTAL401100.0
36) Are you currently married, living with a partner, divorced, separated, widowed, or have you never been married? (MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Married 57
2) Living with a partner 6.7
3) Divorced 9.8
4) Separated 1.1
5) Widowed 5.4
6) Never been married 19.4
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) .6
TOTAL401100.0
37) Are you, yourself, of Hispanic origin or descent, such as Mexican, Puerto Rican, Cuban, or some other Spanish background? (HISP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 5.2
2) No 93.6
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 1.2
TOTAL401100.0
38) [INTERVIEWER: IF RESPONDENT ANSWERED 1 'HISPANIC' IN HISP, ASK: Are you white Hispanic, black Hispanic, or some other race? IF NON-HISPANIC ASK:] What is your race? Are you white, black, Asian or Pacific Islander, American Indian or Alaska Native, or some other race? (RACE)
TOTAL%
1) White 41.9
2) Black 1.9
3) Asian or Pacific Islander (Hawaiian Native) 42.7
4) American Indian or Alaska Native/Other/mixed race 11.6
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 1.9
TOTAL401100.0
39) 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? INTERVIEWER: IF R VOLUNTEERS 'nothing in particular, none, no religion, etc.' BEFORE REACHING END OF LIST, PROMPT WITH: 'and would you say that's atheist, agnostic, or just nothing in particular?'] THOSE ANSWERING 'SOMETHING ELSE' WERE ASKED TO SPECIFY AFFILIATION; VERBATIM RESPONSES WERE RECORDED BY INTERVIEWER AND BACKCODED BY FORUM ANALYSTS (Q16)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant 40.5
2) Roman Catholic 19.3
3) Mormon (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints/LDS) 4.8
4) Orthodox (Greek, Russian, or some other orthodox church) 1
5) Jewish (Judaism) .1
6) Muslim (Islam) .2
7) Buddhist 4.1
8) Hindu .8
9) Atheist (do not believe in God) 1.7
10) Agnostic (not sure if there is a God) 2.8
12) Nothing in particular 15.8
13) Christian (Vol.) 4.7
14) Unitarian (Universalist) (Vol.) .7
16) Mixed Christian and non-Christian (Vol.) .2
21) Native American Religions (Vol.) .4
31) Wicca (Wiccan) (Vol.) .5
36) Eclectic, 'a bit of everything,' own beliefs (Vol.) .1
40) Spiritual but not religious (Vol.) .5
99) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) .4
40017) Jehovah's Witness (Vol.) 1.4
TOTAL401100.0
40) IF SOMETHING ELSE OR DK/REF (Q.16 = 11, 99) ASK: Do you think of yourself as a Christian or not? [for religion back-coding purposes only] IF R NAMED A NON-CHRISTIAN RELIGION IN PREVIOUS QUESTION (e.g. Native American, Wiccan, Pagan, etc.), DO NOT READ (ENTER 'NO' CODE 2) (CHR)
TOTAL%
2) No 33.3
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 66.7
Missing399 
TOTAL2100.0
41) IF PROTESTANT OR CHRISTIAN UNSPECIFIED OR SOMETHING ELSE/CHRISTIAN (Q.16=1, 13 OR [Q.16=11 AND CHR=1]), ASK: As far as your present religion, what denomination or church, if any, do you identify with most closely? Just stop me when I get to the right one. Are you Baptist, Methodist, Lutheran, Presbyterian, Pentecostal, Episcopalian or Anglican, Church of Christ or Disciples of Christ, Congregational or United Church of Christ, Holiness, Reformed, Church of God, nondenominational or independent church, something else or none in particular? (Q17)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist 14.8
2) Methodist 8.3
3) Nondenominational or independent church 14.8
4) Lutheran 11.5
5) Presbyterian 5.9
6) Pentecostal (Assemblies of God, Four-Square Gospel) 10.9
7) Episcopalian or Anglican 5.6
8) Church of Christ, or Disciples of Christ (Christian Church) 3.3
9) Congregational or United Church of Christ 7.1
10) Holiness (Nazarenes, Wesleyan Church, Salvation Army) 4.7
15) Just a Protestant (Vol.) .6
16) Just a Christian (Vol.) 3.8
17) Or none in particular .6
18) Seventh-Day Adventist (Vol.) 1.2
27) Mennonite (not further specified) (Vol.) .3
30) Evangelical (Vol.) 3.6
52) Bible, Gospel, Missionary churches (Vol.) .3
53) 'Fundamentalist' not further specified (Vol.) .3
94) Not interpretable (Vol.) 2.1
95) Name of congregation (Vol.) .3
Missing235 
TOTAL166100.0
42) IF BAPTIST AND NON-BLACK (Q.17=1 & RACE=1, 3-9), ASK: Which of the following Baptist churches, if any, do you identify with most closely? The Southern Baptist Convention, the American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A., an independent Baptist church, or some other Baptist church? (Q17A)
TOTAL%
1) Southern Baptist Convention 28.6
2) American Baptist Churches in USA 2
3) Independent Baptist 24.5
5) Baptist Missionary Association (Vol.) 6.1
8) General Association of Regular Baptists (Vol.) 2
95) Name of congregation (Vol.) 12.2
97) Baptist, not further specified (just a Baptist) (Vol.) 24.5
Missing380 
TOTAL21100.0
43) IF BAPTIST AND BLACK (Q.17=1 AND RACE=2), ASK: Which of the following Baptist churches, if any, do you identify with most closely? The National Baptist Convention, the Progressive Baptist Convention, or some other Baptist church? (Q17B)
TOTAL%
99) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 100
Missing400 
TOTAL1100.0
44) IF METHODIST AND NON-BLACK (Q.17=2 AND RACE=1, 3-9), ASK: Which of the following Methodist churches, if any, do you identify with most closely? The United Methodist Church, Free Methodist Church, or some other Methodist church? (Q17C)
TOTAL%
1) United Methodist Church 59.3
97) Methodist, not further specified (just a Methodist) (Vol.) 40.7
Missing385 
TOTAL16100.0
45) IF NONDENOMINATIONAL OR INDEPENDENT CHURCH (Q.17=3): Which of the following kinds of nondenominational churches, if any, do you identify with most closely? An evangelical church, fundamentalist church, charismatic church, inter-denominational church, or some other kind of church? (Q17E)
TOTAL%
1) Nondenominational evangelical 36
4) Interdenominational 6
97) Nondenominational not further specified (just nondenominational) (Vol.) 32
99) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 26
Missing378 
TOTAL23100.0
46) IF LUTHERAN (Q.17=4), ASK: Which of the following Lutheran churches, if any, do you identify with most closely? The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod, or some other Lutheran church? (Q17F)
TOTAL%
1) Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) 10.8
2) Lutheran Church, Missouri Synod 24.3
3) Lutheran Church, Wisconsin Synod (Vol.) 5.4
4) American Lutheran Church (Vol.) 0
9) Apostolic Lutheran Church in American (Vol.) 5.4
95) Name of congregation (Vol.) 8.1
97) Lutheran, not further specified (just a Lutheran) (Vol.) 43.2
99) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 2.7
Missing379 
TOTAL22100.0
47) IF PRESBYTERIAN (Q.17=5), ASK: Which of the following Presbyterian churches, if any, do you identify with most closely? The Presbyterian Church U.S.A., Presbyterian Church in America, or some other Presbyterian church? (Q17G)
TOTAL%
1) Presbyterian Church USA 31.6
2) Presbyterian Church in America 10.5
5) Orthodox Presbyterian (Vol.) 5.3
95) Name of congregation (Vol.) 21.1
97) Presbyterian, not further specified (just a Presbyterian) (Vol.) 26.3
99) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 5.3
Missing386 
TOTAL15100.0
48) IF PENTECOSTAL AND NON-BLACK (Q.17=6 AND RACE=1, 3-9), ASK: Which of the following Pentecostal churches, if any, do you identify with most closely? The Assemblies of God, Church of God Cleveland Tennessee, or some other church? (Q17H)
TOTAL%
1) Assemblies of God 22.9
3) Four Square Gospel (or Four Square) (Vol.) 8.6
6) Church of God in Christ (Vol.) 11.4
7) Church of God of the Apostolic Faith (Vol.) 5.7
8) Assembly of Christian Churches (Vol.) 20
19) Nondenominational, independent Pentecostal (Vol.) 8.6
20) Missionary church (Vol.) 20
97) Pentecostal, not further specified (just a Pentecostal) (Vol.) 2.9
Missing387 
TOTAL14100.0
49) IF EPISCOPALIAN OR ANGLICAN (Q.17=7), ASK: Which of the following Episcopalian or Anglican Churches, if any, do you identify with most closely? The Episcopal Church in the USA, the Anglican Church, or some other church? (Q17J)
TOTAL%
1) Episcopal Church in the USA 77.8
2) Anglican Church (Church of England) 5.6
97) Episcopalian, not further specified (just Episcopalian) (Vol.) 16.7
Missing389 
TOTAL12100.0
50) IF CHRISTIAN CHURCH, CHURCH OF CHRIST, DISCIPLES OF CHRIST (Q.17=8), ASK: Which of the following Christian churches, if any, do you identify with most closely? The Church of Christ, Disciples of Christ, or some other church? (Q17K)
TOTAL%
1) Church of Christ 54.5
2) Disciples of Christ 45.5
Missing393 
TOTAL8100.0
51) IF CONGREGATIONAL OR UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST (Q.17=9), ASK: Which of the following congregational churches, if any, do you identify with most closely? The United Church of Christ, Conservative Congregational Christian, or some other church? (Q17L)
TOTAL%
1) United Church of Christ 37.5
2) Conservative Congregational Christian 29.2
97) Congregational, not further specified (just Congregationalist) (Vol.) 4.2
99) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 29.2
Missing393 
TOTAL8100.0
52) IF HOLINESS (Q.17=10), ASK: Which of the following Holiness churches, if any, do you identify with most closely? The Church of the Nazarene, the Wesleyan Church, the Free Methodist Church, or something else? (Q17M)
TOTAL%
1) Church of the Nazarene 17.6
4) Christian and Missionary Alliance (Vol.) 35.3
6) Salvation Army (Vol.) 47.1
Missing396 
TOTAL5100.0
53) IF MORMON OR LATTER-DAY SAINTS (Q.16=3), ASK: Which of the following Mormon churches, if any, do you identify with most closely? The Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-day Saints, the Community of Christ, or some other church? (Q17Q)
TOTAL%
1) The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 100
Missing383 
TOTAL18100.0
54) IF ORTHODOX (Q.16=4), ASK: Which of the following Orthodox churches, if any, do you identify with most closely? The Greek Orthodox Church, Russian Orthodox, Orthodox Church in America, or some other church? (Q17R)
TOTAL%
2) Russian Orthodox 100
Missing397 
TOTAL4100.0
55) IF JEWISH (Q.16=5), ASK: Which Jewish group do you identify with most closely? Reform, Conservative, Orthodox, or something else? (Q17S)
TOTAL%
2) Conservative 100
Missing400 
TOTAL1100.0
56) IF MUSLIM (Q.16=6), ASK: Which of the following Muslim groups, if any, do you identify with most closely? Sunni, Shia, or something else? (Q17T)
TOTAL%
1) Sunni 100
Missing400 
TOTAL1100.0
57) IF BUDDHIST (Q.16=7), ASK: Which of the following Buddhist groups, if any, do you identify with most closely? Theravada (such as Vipassana) Buddhism, Mahayana Buddhism (such as Zen), Vajrayana Buddhism (such as Tibetan), or something else? (Q17U)
TOTAL%
1) Theravada (Vipassana) Buddhism 11.8
2) Mahayana (Zen) Buddhism 41.2
4) Nichiren Buddhism, Soka Gakki (SGI) (Vol.) 8.8
97) Buddhist, not further specified (just a Buddhist) (Vol.) 23.5
99) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 14.7
Missing389 
TOTAL12100.0
58) IF HINDU (Q.16=8), ASK: Which of the following Hindu groups, if any, do you identify with most closely? Vaishnava Hinduism or Shaivite Hinduism, or is it something else? (Q17V)
TOTAL%
11) Hari Krishna (Vol.) 100
Missing400 
TOTAL1100.0
59) IF CHRISTIAN (Q.16=1-4, 13 OR CHR=1), ASK: Would you describe yourself as a 'born-again' or evangelical Christian, or not? (Q18)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 42.6
2) No 48.7
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 8.7
Missing121 
TOTAL280100.0
60) DENOM is a created variable that combines responses from Q.16-Q.17v into a single variable. For Protestants who gave a vague affiliation, classifications were made based on responses to RACE and Q.18. For details on how respondents were classified into Protestant traditions, see Appendix 2 of the Religious Landscape Survey report, 'Classification of Protestant Denominations.' (DENOM)
TOTAL%
101) Southern Baptist Convention 1.7
102) Independent Baptist in the Evangelical Tradition 1.4
104) Baptist Missionary Association .4
107) General Association of Regular Baptists .1
132) Baptist not further specified (just a Baptist) in the Evangelical Tradition .6
133) Baptist - Ambiguous affiliation in the Evangelical Tradition .7
134) American Baptist Churches in the USA .1
165) Baptist not further specified (just a Baptist) in the Mainline Tradition .8
199) Baptist - Ambiguous Affiliation in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition .1
232) Methodist not further specified (just a Methodist) in the Evangelical Tradition .8
234) United Methodist Church 1.9
265) Methodist not further specified (just a Methodist) in the Mainline Tradition .5
301) Nondenominational evangelical 2.2
309) Interdenominational in the Evangelical Tradition .2
332) Nondenominational not further specified (just Nondenominational) in Evang. Tradition .6
333) Nondenominational - Ambiguous affiliation in the Evangelical Tradition 1.1
334) Interdenominational in the Mainline Tradition .1
365) Nondenominational not further specified (just Nondenominational) in Mainline Tradition 1.2
366) Nondenominational - Ambiguous affiliation in the mainline Tradition .5
398) Nondenominational not further specified (just Nondenom.) in Hist. Black Prot. Tradition .2
401) Lutheran Church, Missouri Synod 1.1
402) Lutheran Church, Wisconsin Synod .2
406) Apostolic Lutheran Church in America .2
432) Lutheran not further specified (just a Lutheran) in the Evangelical Tradition .5
433) Lutheran - Ambiguous affiliation in the Evangelical Tradition .6
434) Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) .5
465) Lutheran not further specified (just a Lutheran) in the Mainline Tradition 1.4
501) Presbyterian Church in America .2
504) Orthodox Presbyterian .1
534) Presbyterian Church USA .7
565) Presbyterian not further specified (just a Presbyterian) in the Mainline Tradition .6
566) Presbyterian - Ambiguous affiliation in the Mainline Tradition .7
601) Assemblies of God 1
603) Four Square Gospel .4
606) Assembly of Christian Churches .8
616) Nondenominational, Independent Pentecostal in the Evangelical Tradition .4
617) Missionary church .8
624) Church of God of the Apostolic Faith .2
632) Pentecostal not further specified (just a Pentecostal) in the Evangelical Tradition .1
667) Church of God in Christ .5
732) Anglican not further specified (just an Episcopalian) in the Evangelical Tradition .1
734) Episcopal Church in the USA 1.7
735) Anglican Church (Church of England) .1
765) Anglican not further specified (just an Episcopalian) in the Mainline Tradition .2
801) Church of Christ .7
834) Disciples of Christ .6
901) Conservative Congregational Christian .8
934) United Church of Christ 1.1
965) Congregationalist not further specified (just a Congregationalist) in Mainline Tradition .1
966) Congregationalist - Ambiguous affiliation in the Mainline Tradition .8
1001) Church of the Nazarene .4
1004) Christian and Missionary Alliance/Alliance .7
1006) Salvation Army 1
1201) Seventh-Day Adventist .5
1307) Mennonite (not further specified) .1
1601) Evangelical (not further specified) 1.4
1606) Bible/Gospel/Missionary churches .1
1607) Fundamentalist (not further specified) .1
1801) Protestant non-specific in the Evangelical Tradition 3.3
1834) Protestant non-specific/other in the Mainline Tradition 4.2
1867) Protestant non-specific in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition .1
2000) Catholic 19.4
2101) Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 4.8
2202) Russian Orthodox 1
2401) Jehovah's Witness 1.4
2507) Mixed Christians and non-Christians (e.g., Protestant AND Buddhist) .2
2602) Conservative Jewish .1
2701) Sunni .2
2801) Theravada (Vipassana) Buddhism .5
2802) Mahayana (Zen) Buddhism 1.7
2804) Nichiren Buddhism, Soka Gakki (SGI) .4
2832) Buddhist not further specified (just a Buddhist) 1
2833) Buddhist ambiguous affiliation .6
2911) Hari Krishna .8
3002) Wica (Wiccan) .5
3034) Unitarian (Universalist) .7
3040) Spiritual but not religious .5
3041) Eclectic/Bit of everything/Own beliefs .1
3067) Native American Religions .4
3201) Atheist 1.7
3202) Agnostic 2.8
3203) Nothing in particular 15.9
9999) Don't know/refused (no information on religious affiliation) .4
TOTAL401100.0
61) FAMILY is a created variable that combines categories from DENOM into a reduced set of categories. (FAMILY)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist in the Evangelical Tradition 4.9
2) Methodist in the Evangelical Tradition .8
3) Nondenominational Protestant in the Evangelical Tradition 4
4) Lutheran in the Evangelical Tradition 2.8
5) Presbyterian in the Evangelical Tradition .4
6) Pentecostal in the Evangelical Tradition 4
7) Anglican/Episcopalian in the Evangelical Tradition .1
8) Restorationist in the Evangelical Tradition .7
9) Congregationalist in the Evangelical Tradition .8
10) Holiness in the Evangelical Tradition 1.9
12) Adventist in the Evangelical Tradition .5
13) Anabaptist in the Evangelical Tradition .1
16) Other Evangelical/Fundamentalist in the Evangelical Tradition 1.8
18) Protestant non-specific in the Evangelical Tradition 3.2
34) Baptist in the Mainline Tradition .8
35) Methodist in the Mainline Tradition 2.5
36) Nondenominational Protestant in the Mainline Tradition 1.8
37) Lutheran in the Mainline Tradition 1.9
38) Presbyterian in the Mainline Tradition 2
39) Anglican/Episcopalian in the Mainline Tradition 2
40) Restorationist in the Mainline Tradition .6
41) Congregationalist in the Mainline Tradition 1.9
45) Protestant other/non-specific in the Mainline Tradition 4.2
67) Baptist in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition .1
69) Pentecostal in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition .5
71) Nondenominational Protestant in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition .2
72) Protestant non-specific in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition .1
101) Catholic 19.4
102) Mormon 4.8
103) Orthodox 1
104) Jehovah's Witness 1.4
106) Other Christian .2
201) Jewish .1
202) Muslim .2
203) Buddhist 4.1
204) Hindu .8
206) Unitarians and other liberal faiths 1.3
207) New Age .5
208) Native American religions .4
301) Atheist 1.7
302) Agnostic 2.8
303) Nothing in particular 15.9
999) Don't know/Refused (no information on religious affiliation) .4
TOTAL401100.0
62) RELTRAD is a created variable that combines categories from FAMILY into a reduced set of categories. These are the main religious tradition categories used throughout the Religious Landscape Survey reports. (RELTRAD)
TOTAL%
1100) Evangelical Protestant Churches 26
1200) Mainline Protestant Churches 18.2
1300) Historically Black Protestant Churches 1
10000) Catholic 19.4
20000) Mormon 4.8
30000) Orthodox 1
40001) Jehovah's Witness 1.4
40002) Other Christian .2
50000) Jewish .1
60000) Muslim .2
70000) Buddhist 4.1
80000) Hindu .8
90002) Other faiths 2
100000) Unaffiliated 20.3
900000) Don't know/Refused (no information on religious affiliation) .4
TOTAL401100.0
63) PROTFAM is a created variable that combines categories from FAMILY into a reduced set of categories. (PROTFAM)
TOTAL%
0) Not Protestant 54.6
1) Baptist 6
2) Methodist 3.4
3) Non-denominational Protestant 6
4) Lutheran 4.7
5) Presbyterian 2.4
6) Pentecostal 4.4
7) Anglican/Episcopalian 2.3
8) Restorationist 1.3
9) Congregationalist 2.9
10) Holiness 1.9
12) Adventist .5
13) Anabaptist .1
16) Other Evangelical/Fundamentalist 1.8
18) Protestant, non-specific 7.7
TOTAL401100.0
64) IF CHRISTIAN (Q.16=1-4, 13 OR CHR=1), ASK: And would you describe yourself as a Pentecostal (IF q.16=2: Catholic/IF q.16=1, 3, 4, 13 or CHR=1: Christian), or not? (Q19A)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 16.4
2) No 72.1
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 11.5
Missing121 
TOTAL280100.0
65) IF CHRISTIAN (Q.16=1-4, 13 OR CHR=1), ASK: And would you describe yourself as a Charismatic (IF Q.16=2: Catholic/IF Q.16=1, 3, 4, 13 or CHR=1: Christian), or not? (Q19B)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 18.8
2) No 63.8
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 17.4
Missing121 
TOTAL280100.0
66) Aside from weddings and funerals, how often do you attend religious services... more than once a week, once a week, once or twice a month, a few times a year, seldom, or never? (Q20)
TOTAL%
1) More than once a week 11.2
2) Once a week 19.4
3) Once or twice a month 11.2
4) A few times a year 18.1
5) Seldom 24.5
6) Never 13.5
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 2.2
TOTAL401100.0
67) How important is religion in your life - very important, somewhat important, not too important, or not at all important? (Q21)
TOTAL%
1) Very important 49
2) Somewhat important 26.9
3) Not too important 12.4
4) Not at all important 9.9
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 1.8
TOTAL401100.0
68) IF WORSHIP MORE THAN SELDOM (Q.20=1-4), ASK: About how many people belong to the church or house of worship where you attend religious services most often? Just your best estimate will do. Would you say . . (Q27)
TOTAL%
1) Less than 100 26
2) Between 100 and 500 46
3) Between 500 and 2000 11.7
4) More than 2000 11.5
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 4.8
Missing171 
TOTAL230100.0
69) IF WORSHIP MORE THAN SELDOM (Q.20=1-4), ASK: And still thinking about the church or house of worship where you attend religious services most often, please tell me how often, if ever, you do each of the following. How often do you participate in a choir or other musical program there? Would you say at least once a week, once or twice a month, several times a year, seldom or never? (Q28A)
TOTAL%
1) At least once a week 17.9
2) Once or twice a month 4.6
3) Several times a year 7.8
4) Seldom 14.3
5) Never 54.1
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 1.2
Missing171 
TOTAL230100.0
70) IF WORSHIP MORE THAN SELDOM (Q.20=1-4), ASK: And still thinking about the church or house of worship where you attend religious services most often, please tell me how often, if ever, you do each of the following. How often do you do community volunteer work through your place of worship? Would you say at least once a week, once or twice a month, several times a year, seldom or never? (Q28B)
TOTAL%
1) At least once a week 13.1
2) Once or twice a month 16.3
3) Several times a year 17.3
4) Seldom 21.1
5) Never 30.8
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 1.4
Missing171 
TOTAL230100.0
71) IF WORSHIP MORE THAN SELDOM (Q.20=1-4), ASK: And still thinking about the church or house of worship where you attend religious services most often, please tell me how often, if ever, you do each of the following. How often do you work with children or youth there? Would you say at least once a week, once or twice a month, several times a year, seldom or never? (Q28C)
TOTAL%
1) At least once a week 25.6
2) Once or twice a month 8.5
3) Several times a year 8
4) Seldom 16.7
5) Never 40.2
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 1
Missing171 
TOTAL230100.0
72) IF WORSHIP MORE THAN SELDOM (Q.20=1-4), ASK: And still thinking about the church or house of worship where you attend religious services most often, please tell me how often, if ever, you do each of the following. How often do you participate in social activities, such as meals, club meetings, or other gatherings there? Would you say at least once a week, once or twice a month, several times a year, seldom or never? (Q28D)
TOTAL%
1) At least once a week 21.8
2) Once or twice a month 20.8
3) Several times a year 18.3
4) Seldom 16.7
5) Never 20.4
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 2
Missing171 
TOTAL230100.0
73) Are you or your family official members of a local church or house of worship? (Q29)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 50.7
2) No 47.4
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 1.9
TOTAL401100.0
74) Do you believe in God or a universal spirit? (Q30)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 91.6
2) No 6
3) Other (Vol.) .2
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 2.2
TOTAL401100.0
75) IF BELIEVE IN GOD/UNIVERSAL SPIRIT (Q.30=1), ASK: How certain are you about this belief? Are you absolutely certain, fairly certain, not too certain, or not at all certain? (Q31)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely certain 72.4
2) Fairly certain 23.8
3) Not too certain 2.2
4) Not at all certain .9
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) .7
Missing42 
TOTAL359100.0
76) IF BELIEVE IN GOD/UNIVERSAL SPIRIT (Q.30=1), ASK: Which comes closest to your view of God? God is a person with whom people can have a relationship or God is an impersonal force? (Q32)
TOTAL%
1) God is a person 65
2) God is an impersonal force 27.5
3) Both/neither/other (Vol.) 3.3
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 4.2
Missing42 
TOTAL359100.0
77) Do you believe in life after death? (Q33)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 72.6
2) No 19.9
3) Other (Vol.) .6
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 6.9
TOTAL401100.0
78) IF BELIEVE IN LIFE AFTER DEATH (Q.33=1), ASK: How certain are you about this belief? Are you absolutely certain, fairly certain, not too certain, or not at all certain? (Q34)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely certain 64.5
2) Fairly certain 27.7
3) Not too certain 4.8
4) Not at all certain .8
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 2.2
Missing124 
TOTAL277100.0
79) IF BUDDHIST (Q.16=7), ASK: Do you believe in nirvana, the ultimate state transcending pain and desire in which individual consciousness ends? (Q34A)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 55.9
2) No 17.6
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 26.5
Missing389 
TOTAL12100.0
80) IF BELIEVE IN NIRVANA (Q.34a=1), ASK: How certain are you about this belief? Are you absolutely certain, fairly certain, not too certain, or not at all certain? (Q34B)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely certain 31.6
2) Fairly certain 57.9
3) Not too certain 10.5
Missing393 
TOTAL8100.0
81) IF HINDU (Q.16=8), ASK: Do you believe in reincarnation, that people will be reborn in this world again and again? (Q34C)
TOTAL%
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 100
Missing400 
TOTAL1100.0
82) Do you think there is a heaven, where people who have led good lives are eternally rewarded? (Q35)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 68.6
2) No 21.9
3) Other (Vol.) 3.6
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 5.9
TOTAL401100.0
83) Do you think there is a hell, where people who have led bad lives and die without being sorry are eternally punished? (Q36)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 51.7
2) No 37
3) Other (Vol.) 2.8
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 8.6
TOTAL401100.0
84) Which comes closest to your view? [Holy book: If Christian or no Q.16ion (Q.16=1-4, 9, 10, 12, 13 OR CHR=1) insert 'the Bible'; If Jewish (Q.16=5), insert 'the Torah'; If Muslim (Q.16=6), insert, 'the Koran'; If other non-Christian affiliations (Q.16=7,8,14 OR (Q.16=11 AND CHR=2,9)), insert 'the Holy Scripture'; IF DK/REF IN RELIGION (Q.16=99) AND CHR=2,9, insert 'the Bible'] (Q37)
TOTAL%
1) [Holy book] is the word of God 59.6
2) [Holy book] is a book written by men and is not the word of God 29.4
3) Other (Vol.) 7.2
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 3.7
TOTAL401100.0
85) IF BELIEVE HOLY BOOK IS WORD OF GOD (Q.37=1), ASK: And would you say that . . . (Q38)
TOTAL%
1) [Holy book] is to be taken literally, word for word 49.3
2) Not everything in [Holy book] should be taken literally, word for word 46.7
3) Other (Vol.) 1.6
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 2.4
Missing185 
TOTAL216100.0
86) Here are a few statements. For each one, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly disagree with it, or completely disagree with it. Miracles still occur today as in ancient times. (Q39A)
TOTAL%
1) Completely agree 40.9
2) Mostly agree 37.5
3) Mostly disagree 10.2
4) Completely disagree 7.5
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 3.9
TOTAL401100.0
87) Angels and demons are active in the world. (Q39B)
TOTAL%
1) Completely agree 34.6
2) Mostly agree 28.3
3) Mostly disagree 14.5
4) Completely disagree 16.7
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 5.9
TOTAL401100.0
88) Religion causes more problems in society than it solves. (Q39C)
TOTAL%
1) Completely agree 14.5
2) Mostly agree 28.2
3) Mostly disagree 34.8
4) Completely disagree 19
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 3.5
TOTAL401100.0
89) IF HAS A RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION (Q.16=1-8, 11, 13-14 OR CHR=1), ASK: Now, as I read a pair of statements, tell me whether the FIRST statement or the SECOND statement comes closer to your own views even if neither is exactly right. My religion is the one, true faith leading to eternal life, OR many religions can lead to eternal life. (Q40A)
TOTAL%
1) My religion is the one, true faith leading to eternal life 25.4
2) Many religions can lead to eternal life 69.6
3) Neither/Both equally (Vol.) 2
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 3
Missing95 
TOTAL306100.0
90) IF HAS A RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION (Q.16=1-8, 11, 13-14 OR CHR=1), ASK: Now, as I read a pair of statements, tell me whether the FIRST statement or the SECOND statement comes closer to your own views even if neither is exactly right. There is only ONE true way to interpret the teachings of my religion, OR there is MORE than one true way to interpret the teachings of my religion. (Q40B)
TOTAL%
1) There is only ONE true way to interpret the teachings of my religion 28.1
2) There is MORE than one true way to interpret the teachings of my religion 66.8
3) Neither/Both equally (Vol.) .9
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 4.2
Missing95 
TOTAL306100.0
91) IF HAS A RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION (Q.16=1-8, 11, 13-14 OR CHR=1), ASK: Thinking about your religion, which of the following statements comes CLOSEST to your view? My church or denomination should . . . (Q40C)
TOTAL%
1) Preserve its traditional beliefs and practices 35.6
2) Adjust traditional beliefs and practices in light of new circumstances 35.9
3) Adopt modern beliefs and practices 19
4) Other (Vol.) 1.1
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 8.5
Missing95 
TOTAL306100.0
92) People practice their religion in different ways.  Outside of attending religious services, do you pray several times a day, once a day, a few times a week, once a week, a few times a month, seldom, or never? (Q41)
TOTAL%
1) Several times a day 35.7
2) Once a day 18.7
3) A few times a week 10.8
4) Once a week 2.2
5) A few times a month 7.6
6) Seldom 14.1
7) Never 9
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 1.9
TOTAL401100.0
93) Please tell me how often you do each of the following. How often do you participate in prayer groups, Scripture study groups or religious education programs - would you say at least once a week, once or twice a month, several times a year, seldom, or never? (Q42A)
TOTAL%
1) At least once a week 23.7
2) Once or twice a month 5.1
3) Several times a year 7
4) Seldom 24.5
5) Never 38.4
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 1.3
TOTAL401100.0
94) How often do you read scripture outside of religious services - would you say at least once a week, once or twice a month, several times a year, seldom, or never? (Q42B)
TOTAL%
1) At least once a week 30.7
2) Once or twice a month 8.2
3) Several times a year 8.4
4) Seldom 21.8
5) Never 29.2
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 1.7
TOTAL401100.0
95) How often do you meditate - would you say at least once a week, once or twice a month, several times a year, seldom, or never? (Q42C)
TOTAL%
1) At least once a week 39.4
2) Once or twice a month 10.1
3) Several times a year 6
4) Seldom 11.3
5) Never 30.5
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 2.7
TOTAL401100.0
96) IF HAS A RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION (Q.16=1-8, 11, 13-14 OR CHR=1): How often do you share your faith with non-believers or people from other religious backgrounds - would you say at least once a week, once or twice a month, several times a year, seldom, or never? (Q42D)
TOTAL%
1) At least once a week 27.3
2) Once or twice a month 12.4
3) Several times a year 11.1
4) Seldom 22.3
5) Never 23.1
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 3.8
Missing95 
TOTAL306100.0
97) IF CHRISTIAN (Q.16=1-4, 13 OR CHR=1), ASK: How often do you speak or pray in tongues - would you say at least once a week, once or twice a month, several times a year, seldom, or never? (Q42E)
TOTAL%
1) At least once a week 14.1
2) Once or twice a month 2.3
3) Several times a year 1.3
4) Seldom 5.2
5) Never 71.7
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 5.4
Missing121 
TOTAL280100.0
98) IF HINDU OR BUDDHIST (Q.16=7, 8), ASK: How often do you pray at a shrine or religious symbol in your home - would you say at least once a week, once or twice a month, several times a year, seldom, or never? (Q42F)
TOTAL%
1) At least once a week 48.8
3) Several times a year 7.3
5) Never 26.8
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 17.1
Missing388 
TOTAL13100.0
99) IF ATHEIST, AGNOSTIC, OR NO RELIGION (Q.16=9, 10, 12) OR AMBIGUOUS AFFILIATION (Q.16=99 AND CHR=2,9), ASK: How often do you share your views on God and religion with religious people - would you say at least once a week, once or twice a month, several times a year, seldom, or never? (Q42G)
TOTAL%
1) At least once a week 7
2) Once or twice a month 7.6
3) Several times a year 10.5
4) Seldom 33.1
5) Never 37.8
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 4.1
Missing306 
TOTAL95100.0
100) Now, thinking about some different kinds of experiences, how often do you feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and well-being - would you say at least once a week, once or twice a month, several times a year, seldom, or never? (Q43A)
TOTAL%
1) At least once a week 52.1
2) Once or twice a month 10.6
3) Several times a year 10.6
4) Seldom 16.2
5) Never 5.8
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 4.7
TOTAL401100.0
101) How often do you feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe - would you say at least once a week, once or twice a month, several times a year, seldom, or never? (Q43B)
TOTAL%
1) At least once a week 40.3
2) Once or twice a month 13
3) Several times a year 16.7
4) Seldom 17.9
5) Never 7.9
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 4.1
TOTAL401100.0
102) IF PRAY MORE THAN SELDOM (Q.41=1-5), ASK: How often do you receive a definite answer to a specific prayer request - would you say at least once a week, once or twice a month, several times a year, seldom, or never? (Q43C)
TOTAL%
1) At least once a week 26.7
2) Once or twice a month 16.4
3) Several times a year 20.9
4) Seldom 15.9
5) Never 9.8
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 10.3
Missing121 
TOTAL280100.0
103) IF BELIEVE IN GOD/UNIVERSAL SPIRIT (Q.30=1), ASK: And have you ever experienced or witnessed a divine healing of an illness or injury? (Q43D)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 38.8
2) No 58.9
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 2.4
Missing42 
TOTAL359100.0
104) IF HAS A RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION (Q.16=1-8, 11, 13-14 OR CHR=1), ASK: Do you think there is a natural conflict between being a devout religious person and living in a modern society, or don't you think so? (Q46)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 37.6
2) No 56.4
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 6.1
Missing95 
TOTAL306100.0
105) IF RESPONDENT IS AN ATHEIST, AGNOSTIC OR HAS NO RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION (Q.16=9, 10, 12) OR AMBIGUOUS AFFILIATION (Q.16=99 AND CHR=2,9), ASK: Do you think there is a natural conflict between being a non-religious person and living in a society where most people are religious, or don't you think so? (Q47)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 26.7
2) No 63.4
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 9.9
Missing306 
TOTAL95100.0
106) Thinking about when you were a child, in what religion were you raised, if any? Were you Protestant, Roman Catholic, Mormon, Orthodox such as Greek or Russian Orthodox, Jewish, Muslim, Buddhist, Hindu, atheist, agnostic, something else, or nothing in particular? [INTERVIEWER: IF R VOLUNTEERS 'nothing in particular, none, no religion, etc.' BEFORE REACHING END OF LIST, PROMPT WITH: and would you say that was atheist, agnostic, or just nothing in particular?] THOSE ANSWERING 'SOMETHING ELSE' WERE ASKED TO SPECIFY AFFILIATION; VERBATIM RESPONSES WERE RECORDED BY INTERVIEWER AND BACKCODED BY FORUM ANALYSTS (Q50)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant 39.7
2) Roman Catholic 28
3) Mormon (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints/LDS) 6.6
4) Orthodox (Greek, Russian, or some other orthodox church) 1.1
5) Jewish (Judaism) .2
6) Muslim (Islam) .7
7) Buddhist 7.1
9) Atheist (do not believe in God) .5
10) Agnostic (not sure if there is a God) .4
12) Nothing in particular 9.2
13) Christian (Vol.) 2.1
14) Unitarian (Universalist) (Vol.) .6
15) Mixed Christians (e.g., Catholic AND Protestant) (Vol.) .8
94) Not interpretable .4
99) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 1.2
40017) Jehovah's Witness (Vol.) 1.3
TOTAL401100.0
107) IF SOMETHING ELSE OR DK (Q.50=11, 99), ASK: And was that a Christian religion, or not? (Q50A)
TOTAL%
2) No 10
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 90
Missing396 
TOTAL5100.0
108) IF PROTESTANT OR CHRISTIAN UNSPECIFIED OR SOMETHING ELSE/CHRISTIAN (Q.50=1, 13 OR [Q.50=11 AND Q.50a=1]), ASK: What denomination or church, if any, was that? Just stop me when I get to the right one. Were you Baptist, Methodist, Lutheran, Presbyterian, Pentecostal, Episcopalian or Anglican, Church of Christ or Disciples of Christ, Congregational or United Church of Christ, Holiness, Reformed, Church of God, nondenominational or independent church, something else or none in particular? INTERVIEWER: DO NOT READ QUESTION IF R VOLUNTEERED DENOMINATION IN PREVIOUS QUESTION. RECORD RESPONSE IN APPROPRIATE CATEGORY. THOSE ANSWERING 'SOMETHING ELSE' WERE ASKED TO SPECIFY AFFILIATION; VERBATIM RESPONSES WERE RECORDED BY INTERVIEWER AND BACKCODED BY FORUM ANALYSTS (Q50B)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist 19.7
2) Methodist 14.2
3) Nondenominational or Independent Church 4.2
4) Lutheran 10
5) Presbyterian 6.4
6) Pentecostal (Assemblies of God, Four-Square Gospel) 5.2
7) Episcopalian or Anglican 8.5
8) Church of Christ, or Disciples of Christ (Christian Church) 3.3
9) Congregational or United Church of Christ 6.7
10) Holiness (Nazarenes, Wesleyan Church, Salvation Army) .9
11) Reformed (include Reformed Church in America; Christian Reformed; Calvinist) .9
15) Just a Protestant (Vol.) .9
16) Just a Christian (Vol.) 7.3
18) Seventh-day Adventist (Vol.) 1.8
19) Mixed Protestants (Vol.) .9
27) Mennonite (not further specified) (Vol.) .3
42) Friends, Quaker (not further specified) (Vol.) .9
94) Not interpretable (Vol.) 2.1
95) Name of congregation (Vol.) 2.1
99) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 3.6
Missing218 
TOTAL183100.0
109) IF MARRIED OR PARTNERED (MARITAL=1,2), ASK: And what is your [IF MARITAL=1: spouse's/IF MARITAL=2: partner's] religion, if any? Are they Protestant, Roman Catholic, Mormon, Orthodox such as Greek or Russian Orthodox, Jewish, Muslim, Buddhist, Hindu, atheist, agnostic, something else, or nothing in particular? [INTERVIEWER: IF R VOLUNTEERS 'nothing in particular, none, no religion, etc.' BEFORE REACHING END OF LIST, PROMPT WITH: and would you say they are atheist, agnostic, or just nothing in particular?] THOSE ANSWERING 'SOMETHING ELSE' WERE ASKED TO SPECIFY AFFILIATION; VERBATIM RESPONSES WERE RECORDED BY INTERVIEWER AND BACKCODED BY FORUM ANALYSTS (Q51)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant 34.2
2) Roman Catholic 22.9
3) Mormon (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints/LDS) 3.2
4) Orthodox (Greek, Russian, or some other orthodox church) .9
5) Jewish (Judaism) .6
6) Muslim (Islam) .4
7) Buddhist 4.7
8) Hindu 1.3
9) Atheist (do not believe in God) 1.9
10) Agnostic (not sure if there is a God) 1.9
12) Nothing in particular 16.1
13) Christian (Vol.) 6.8
25) Rastafarian (Vol.) .2
31) Wicca (Wiccan) (Vol.) .2
32) Pagan (Vol.) .8
94) Not interpretable .6
99) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 1.9
40017) Jehovah's Witness (Vol.) 1.5
Missing137 
TOTAL264100.0
110) IF SOMETHING ELSE OR DK (Q.51=11, 99), ASK: And was that a Christian religion, or not? (Q52)
TOTAL%
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 100
Missing396 
TOTAL5100.0
111) IF PROTESTANT OR CHRISTIAN UNSPECIFIED OR SOMETHING ELSE/CHRISTIAN (Q.51=1, 13 OR [Q.51=11 AND Q.52=1]), ASK: What denomination or church, if any, was that? Just stop me when I get to the right one. Were you Baptist, Methodist, Lutheran, Presbyterian, Pentecostal, Episcopalian or Anglican, Church of Christ or Disciples of Christ, Congregational or United Church of Christ, Holiness, Reformed, Church of God, nondenominational or independent church, something else or none in particular? INTERVIEWER: DO NOT READ QUESTION IF R VOLUNTEERED DENOMINATION IN PREVIOUS QUESTION. RECORD RESPONSE IN APPROPRIATE CATEGORY. THOSE ANSWERING 'SOMETHING ELSE' WERE ASKED TO SPECIFY AFFILIATION; VERBATIM RESPONSES WERE RECORDED BY INTERVIEWER AND BACKCODED BY FORUM ANALYSTS (Q53)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist 24.2
2) Methodist 10.1
3) Nondenominational or independent church 8.4
4) Lutheran 14
5) Presbyterian 2.8
6) Pentecostal (Assemblies of God, Four-Square Gospel) 9
7) Episcopalian or Anglican 6.2
8) Church of Christ, or Disciples of Christ (Christian Church) 3.4
9) Congregational or United Church of Christ 5.6
10) Holiness (Nazarenes, Wesleyan Church, Salvation Army) 1.7
12) Church of God .6
16) Just a Christian (Vol.) 3.4
17) Or none in particular .6
18) Seventh-day Adventist (Vol.) 1.1
30) Evangelical (Vol.) 1.1
36) Evangelical Free Church ('Free Church') (Vol.) 1.7
52) Bible, Gospel, Missionary churches (Vol.) .6
94) Not interpretable (Vol.) 3.9
95) Name of congregation (Vol.) .6
99) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 1.1
Missing303 
TOTAL98100.0
112) Are you the parent or a guardian of any children under 18 now living in your household? (IF YES, ASK: And may I ask how many?) (CHILDREN)
TOTAL%
0) No, not the parent or guardian of any children under 18 living in household 65.2
1) 1 12
2) 2 9.7
3) 3 6
4) 4 4.2
5) 5 1.1
6) 6 .8
7) 7 .2
99) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) .7
TOTAL401100.0
113) IF CHILDREN UNDER 18 YEARS (CHILDREN=1-50), ASK: As I read a list, please tell me if you do any of the following things with (IF CHILDREN=1: your child/IF CHILDREN=2-50: your children). First, do you (READ IN ORDER) Pray or read the Scripture with (IF CHILDREN=1: your child/IF CHILDREN=2-50: any of your children)? (Q55A)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 58.5
2) No 41.5
Missing275 
TOTAL126100.0
114) IF CHILDREN UNDER 18 YEARS (CHILDREN=1-50), ASK: As I read a list, please tell me if you do any of the following things with (IF CHILDREN=1: your child/IF CHILDREN=2-50: your children). First, do you (READ IN ORDER) Send (IF CHILDREN=1: your child/IF CHILDREN=2-50: any of your children) to Sunday school or another religious education program? (Q55B)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 49.1
2) No 50.9
Missing275 
TOTAL126100.0
115) IF CHILDREN UNDER 18 YEARS (CHILDREN=1-50), ASK: As I read a list, please tell me if you do any of the following things with (IF CHILDREN=1: your child/IF CHILDREN=2-50: your children). First, do you (READ IN ORDER) Home school or send (IF CHILDREN=1: your child/IF CHILDREN=2-50: any of your children) to a religious school instead of a public school? (Q55C)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 25.1
2) No 74.9
Missing275 
TOTAL126100.0
116) Respondent's sex (SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Male 49.8
2) Female 50.2
TOTAL401100.0
117) What is your age? (AGE)
TOTAL%
18) 18 3.6
19) 19 1.1
20) 20 .7
21) 21 1.3
22) 22 1.2
23) 23 2.9
24) 24 .4
25) 25 1.1
26) 26 1.7
27) 27 1.4
28) 28 2
29) 29 1.1
30) 30 1.3
31) 31 .5
32) 32 3.4
33) 33 2.8
34) 34 .7
35) 35 .7
36) 36 1.1
37) 37 1.3
38) 38 3.4
39) 39 3.5
40) 40 2.6
41) 41 1.9
42) 42 .8
43) 43 2.6
44) 44 1.3
45) 45 2
46) 46 1.6
47) 47 1.1
48) 48 1.6
49) 49 3
50) 50 3.5
51) 51 2.5
52) 52 1.8
53) 53 1.2
54) 54 2.6
55) 55 2.2
56) 56 2
57) 57 1.6
58) 58 1.4
59) 59 2.2
60) 60 1.2
61) 61 1.3
62) 62 1.6
63) 63 1.7
64) 64 .6
65) 65 .2
66) 66 1.3
67) 67 .6
68) 68 1.4
69) 69 1.2
70) 70 1.7
71) 71 1
72) 72 1.2
73) 73 .4
74) 74 .1
75) 75 2
76) 76 1
77) 77 .1
78) 78 .4
80) 80 .8
81) 81 .1
83) 83 .4
84) 84 .1
85) 85 .1
86) 86 .5
91) 91 .2
95) 95 .2
97) 97 and older .1
99) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 1.7
TOTAL401100.0
118) Were you born in the United States, or in another country? (Q60)
TOTAL%
1) Born in U.S. 85.8
2) Born in another country 13.1
4) Born in other U.S. territories (Guam, Samoa, Virgin Islands) (Vol.) 1.1
TOTAL401100.0
119) IF BORN OUTSIDE THE U.S. (Q.60=2), ASK: Are you currently a citizen of the United States, or not? (Q61)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 79.8
2) No 20.2
Missing364 
TOTAL37100.0
120) ASK OF PEOPLE BORN IN US (Q.60=1): Were either of your parents born outside the United States, or not? (Q63)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, father born outside U.S. 5.6
2) Yes, mother born outside U.S. 2.4
3) Yes, both parents born outside U.S. 5.1
4) No, both parents born in U.S. 86.5
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol). .4
Missing39 
TOTAL362100.0
121) What is the last grade or class that you completed in school? (EDUC)
TOTAL%
1) None, or grade 1-8 .5
2) High school incomplete (Grades 9-11) 8.3
3) High school graduate (Grade 12 or GED certificate) 29.3
4) Technical, trade, or vocational school AFTER high school 4.9
5) Some college, no 4-year degree (including associate degree) 27.1
6) College graduate (B.S., B.A., or other 4-year degree) 14.8
7) Post-graduate training or professional schooling after college (e.g., toward a master's Degree or Ph.D.; law or medical school) 14.6
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) .4
TOTAL401100.0
122) Last year, that is in 2006, what was your total family income from all sources, before taxes? Just stop me when I get to the right category. (INCOME)
TOTAL%
1) Less than $10,000 5.5
2) $10,000 to under $20,000 6.6
3) $20,000 to under $30,000 9.4
4) $30,000 to under $40,000 6.7
5) $40,000 to under $50,000 9.2
6) $50,000 to under $75,000 17.3
7) $75,000 to under $100,000 10.5
8) $100,000 to under $150,000 13.5
9) $150,000 or more 7.1
99) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 14.1
TOTAL401100.0
123) IF BORN IN U.S./PUERTO RICO/U.S. TERRITORY (Q.60=1,3,4) OR U.S. CITIZEN (Q.61=1), ASK: These days, many people are so busy they can't find time to register to vote, or move around so often they don't get a chance to re-register. Are you NOW registered to vote in your precinct or election district or haven't you been able to register so far? (REGIST)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, registered 73.5
2) No, not registered 24.9
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 1.6
Missing8 
TOTAL393100.0
124) IF RESPONDENT ANSWERED '1' YES IN REGIST ASK: Are you absolutely certain that you are registered to vote, or is there a chance that your registration has lapsed because you moved or for some other reason? (REGICERT)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely certain 97
2) Chance registration has lapsed 3
Missing88 
TOTAL313100.0
125) In politics today, do you consider yourself a Republican, Democrat, or Independent? (PARTY)
TOTAL%
1) Republican 23
2) Democrat 32.4
3) Independent 34.7
4) No preference (Vol.) 5.7
5) Other party (Vol.) .1
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 4.1
TOTAL401100.0
126) IF ANSWERED 3, 4, 5 OR 9 IN PARTY, ASK: As of today do you lean more to the Republican Party or more to the Democratic Party? (PARTYLN)
TOTAL%
1) Republican 21.1
2) Democrat 43.2
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 35.7
Missing218 
TOTAL183100.0
127) In general, would you describe your political views as . . . (IDEO)
TOTAL%
1) Very conservative 4.7
2) Conservative 29.6
3) Moderate 34.9
4) Liberal 15.3
5) Very liberal 6.9
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 8.6
TOTAL401100.0
128) IF BORN IN U.S./PUERTO RICO/U.S. TERRITORY (Q.60=1,3,4) OR U.S. CITIZEN (Q.61=1), ASK: In the 2004 presidential election between George W. Bush and John Kerry, did things come up that kept you from voting, or did you happen to vote? (PVOTE04A)
TOTAL%
1) Voted 65.3
2) Did not vote (includes too young to vote) 32.3
8) Don't remember if voted (Vol.) 2.1
9) Refused (Vol.) .2
Missing8 
TOTAL393100.0
129) IF YES (PVOTE04A=1), ASK: Did you vote for Bush, Kerry, or someone else? (PVOTE04B)
TOTAL%
1) Bush 54.2
2) Kerry 29.9
3) Other candidate 9.8
4) Don't remember which candidate (Vol.) 3.4
9) Refused (Vol.) 2.7
Missing107 
TOTAL294100.0
130) Respondent's sex (for use with online analysis) (I-SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Male 49.8
2) Female 50.2
TOTAL401100.0
131) In politics today, do you consider yourself a Republican, Democrat, or Independent? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-PARTYID)
TOTAL%
1) Republican 25.5
2) Democrat 36
3) Independent 38.5
Missing38 
TOTAL363100.0