U.S. Religious Landscape Survey - Continental 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
TOTAL355562.4831.211
2) Unique ID (PSRAID)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL3555619336941.3517225039.64
3) Interview date (INT_DATE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL3555665656.028417.72
4) Language of interview (LANG)
TOTAL%
1) English 94.2
2) Spanish 5.8
TOTAL35556100.0
5) Type of sample used (TYPE)
TOTAL%
1) RDD 99.2
2) Callback .8
TOTAL35556100.0
6) Census region (CREGION)
TOTAL%
1) Northeast 18.8
2) Midwest 23.5
3) South 36.2
4) West 21.6
TOTAL35556100.0
7) State from FIPS (STATE)
TOTAL%
1) Alabama 1.8
4) Arizona 1.6
5) Arkansas 1
6) California 11.4
8) Colorado 1.6
9) Connecticut 1.1
10) Delaware .3
11) District of Columbia .3
12) Florida 4.8
13) Georgia 2.9
16) Idaho .5
17) Illinois 3.8
18) Indiana 2.4
19) Iowa 1.1
20) Kansas 1
21) Kentucky 1.7
22) Louisiana 1.5
23) Maine .6
24) Maryland 2.1
25) Massachusetts 2.1
26) Michigan 3.2
27) Minnesota 1.9
28) Mississippi .9
29) Missouri 2.3
30) Montana .5
31) Nebraska .6
32) Nevada .7
33) New Hampshire .4
34) New Jersey 2.8
35) New Mexico .6
36) New York 5.8
37) North Carolina 3.2
38) North Dakota .2
39) Ohio 4.7
40) Oklahoma 1.3
41) Oregon 1.4
42) Pennsylvania 5.5
44) Rhode Island .4
45) South Carolina 1.5
46) South Dakota .3
47) Tennessee 2.3
48) Texas 6.7
49) Utah 1
50) Vermont .3
51) Virginia 3.1
53) Washington 2
54) West Virginia .8
55) Wisconsin 2
56) Wyoming .2
TOTAL35556100.0
8) Community type - alpha (USR)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL35556
9) Community type - numeric (USR1)
TOTAL%
1) Urban 32.2
2) Suburban 49.3
3) Rural 18.5
TOTAL35556100.0
10) Form split (FORM)
TOTAL%
1) Form A 50
2) Form B 50
TOTAL35556100.0
11) Population density (quintiles) (DENSITY3)
TOTAL%
1) Lowest 20.4
2) 2 20.2
3) 3 20.2
4) 4 20.1
5) Highest 19
9) Missing 0
TOTAL35556100.0
12) All in all, are you satisfied or dissatisfied with the way things are going in this country today? (Q1)
TOTAL%
1) Satisfied 27
2) Dissatisfied 66.1
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 6.8
TOTAL35556100.0
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 47.6
2) Somewhat 50.3
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 2
Missing2308 
TOTAL33248100.0
14) All in all, are you satisfied or dissatisfied with the way things are going in your personal life? (Q2)
TOTAL%
1) Satisfied 85.8
2) Dissatisfied 11.9
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 2.3
TOTAL35556100.0
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 65.4
2) Somewhat 32.9
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 1.7
Missing783 
TOTAL34773100.0
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 38
2) Somewhat satisfied 39.9
3) Somewhat dissatisfied 12.7
4) Very dissatisfied 8
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 1.4
TOTAL35556100.0
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 74.6
2) Somewhat satisfied 18
3) Somewhat dissatisfied 3.4
4) Very dissatisfied 2
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 1.9
TOTAL35556100.0
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 5.6
2) Somewhat satisfied 21.1
3) Somewhat dissatisfied 25.5
4) Very dissatisfied 43.4
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 4.4
TOTAL35556100.0
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 32.1
2) Somewhat satisfied 38.6
3) Somewhat dissatisfied 14.7
4) Very dissatisfied 11.9
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 2.7
TOTAL35556100.0
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 39.9
2) I worry the government is getting too involved in the issue 51.6
3) Neither/Both equally (Vol.) 3.5
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 5.1
TOTAL35556100.0
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 49.9
2) Homosexuality is a way of life that should be discouraged by society 39.5
3) Neither/Both equally (Vol.) 5.2
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 5.4
TOTAL35556100.0
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 67.4
2) Hard work and determination are no guarantee of success for most people 28.9
3) Neither/Both equally (Vol.) 2.1
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 1.6
TOTAL35556100.0
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 61.8
2) The government today can't afford to do much more to help the needy 29.2
3) Neither/Both equally (Vol.) 5.1
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 3.9
TOTAL35556100.0
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 30.5
2) Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 60.7
3) Neither/Both equally (Vol.) 3.3
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 5.6
TOTAL35556100.0
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 27.8
2) Good diplomacy is the best way to ensure peace 58.8
3) Neither/Both equally (Vol.) 9.5
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 4
TOTAL35556100.0
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 54.9
3) Neither/Both equally (Vol.) 7.4
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 1.9
TOTAL35556100.0
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 42.6
2) Bigger government, more services 46.3
3) Depends (Vol.) 4.6
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 6.5
TOTAL35556100.0
28) On another subject, do you think abortion should be . . . (Q7)
TOTAL%
1) Legal in all cases 17.8
2) Legal in most cases 33.3
3) Illegal in most cases 26.7
4) Illegal in all cases 15.8
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 6.4
TOTAL35556100.0
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 51.9
2) Some of the time 29.1
3) Only now and then 11.4
4) Hardly at all 6.7
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) .9
TOTAL35556100.0
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 34.1
2) The views of your friends and family 6.3
3) What you have seen or read in the media 19.3
4) Your religious beliefs 13.7
5) Your education 13
6) Something else 9.9
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 3.8
TOTAL35556100.0
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 45.6
2) Should express views 49.8
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 4.6
TOTAL35556100.0
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 19
2) Mostly agree 22.9
3) Mostly disagree 26.9
4) Completely disagree 28.7
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 2.6
TOTAL35556100.0
33) There are clear and absolute standards for what is right and wrong. (Q10B)
TOTAL%
1) Completely agree 38.5
2) Mostly agree 38.6
3) Mostly disagree 14
4) Completely disagree 6.5
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 2.4
TOTAL35556100.0
34) Evolution is the best explanation for the origins of human life on earth. (Q10C)
TOTAL%
1) Completely agree 20.4
2) Mostly agree 27.9
3) Mostly disagree 16.2
4) Completely disagree 28.6
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 6.9
TOTAL35556100.0
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 29.4
2) Philosophy and reason 9.1
3) Practical experience and common sense 52.4
4) Scientific information 5.5
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 3.6
TOTAL35556100.0
36) Are you currently married, living with a partner, divorced, separated, widowed, or have you never been married? (MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Married 53.8
2) Living with a partner 6.4
3) Divorced 9.6
4) Separated 2.3
5) Widowed 8
6) Never been married 19.2
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) .7
TOTAL35556100.0
37) Are you, yourself, of Hispanic origin or descent, such as Mexican, Puerto Rican, Cuban, or some other Spanish background? (HISP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 12
2) No 87.4
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) .6
TOTAL35556100.0
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 some other? (RACE)
TOTAL%
1) White 78
2) Black 11.7
3) Asian 2.6
4) Other/mixed race 5.6
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 2.1
TOTAL35556100.0
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 49.5
2) Roman Catholic 23.8
3) Mormon (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints/LDS) 1.7
4) Orthodox (Greek, Russian, or some other orthodox church) .6
5) Jewish (Judaism) 1.7
6) Muslim (Islam) .4
7) Buddhist .7
8) Hindu .4
9) Atheist (do not believe in God) 1.6
10) Agnostic (not sure if there is a God) 2.4
12) Nothing in particular 12.1
13) Christian (Vol.) 1.8
14) Unitarian (Universalist) (Vol.) .3
15) Mixed Christians (e.g., Catholic AND Protestant) (Vol.) 0
16) Mixed Christian and non-Christian (Vol.) .1
17) Messianic Jews (Jews for Jesus) (Vol.) 0
18) Mixed non-Christians (Vol.) 0
19) Hebrew Israelite/African Hebrew Israelites (Vol.) 0
20) Baha'i (Vol.) 0
21) Native American Religions (Vol.) .1
23) Shinto (Vol.) 0
24) Tao (Vol.) 0
25) Rastafarian (Vol.) 0
26) Sikh (Vol.) 0
27) Zoroastrianism (Vol.) 0
29) Siddha Yoga (Vol.) 0
30) New Age (Vol.) 0
31) Wicca (Wiccan) (Vol.) .1
32) Pagan (Vol.) .2
33) Humanist (Vol.) 0
34) Scientology (Vol.) 0
35) Deist (Vol.) 0
36) Eclectic, 'a bit of everything,' own beliefs (Vol.) .1
37) New Thought (Vol.) 0
38) Theosophy (Vol.) 0
39) Pantheist (Vol.) 0
40) Spiritual but not religious (Vol.) .2
41) Liberal faith (Vol.) .1
42) Asatru (Old Norse form of Paganism) (Vol.) 0
43) Druid (Vol.) 0
44) Transcendental meditation/Meditation (Vol.) 0
45) Shamanism (non-Western) (Vol.) 0
46) Eckankar (Vol.) 0
47) Self realization (Vol.) 0
48) Satanism (Vol.) 0
49) Animism (Vol.) 0
53) New Apostolic Church (Vol.) 0
54) Nihilist (Vol.) 0
60) Armenian Catholic (Vol.) 0
61) Greek rite Catholic (Vol.) 0
62) Maronite Catholic (Vol.) 0
63) National Catholic; Polish National Catholic (Vol.) 0
64) Old Catholic (Vol.) 0
94) Not interpretable .1
99) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) .7
40001) Christian Scientists (Vol.) 0
40002) Religious science (Vol.) 0
40004) Spiritualist (Vol.) .1
40005) Unity; Unity Church Christ Church Unity (Vol.) .1
40009) Metaphysical (Vol.) 0
40010) Indian Shaker Church (Vol.) 0
40011) Unification Church (Moonies) (Vol.) 0
40017) Jehovah's Witness (Vol.) .7
40018) International Bible Students (Vol.) 0
40019) Lutheran Orthodox Church/The Catholic Church - Lutheran Rite (Vol.) 0
TOTAL35556100.0
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 60.1
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 39.9
Missing35306 
TOTAL250100.0
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 34.7
2) Methodist 12.5
3) Nondenominational or independent church 9.2
4) Lutheran 9.3
5) Presbyterian 5.4
6) Pentecostal (Assemblies of God, Four-Square Gospel) 8.8
7) Episcopalian or Anglican 3.1
8) Church of Christ, or Disciples of Christ (Christian Church) 4.2
9) Congregational or United Church of Christ 1.5
10) Holiness (Nazarenes, Wesleyan Church, Salvation Army) 2.3
11) Reformed (include Reformed Church in America; Christian Reformed; Calvinist) .6
15) Just a Protestant (Vol.) .4
16) Just a Christian (Vol.) 3.1
17) Or none in particular 1.9
18) Seventh-Day Adventist (Vol.) .8
19) Mixed Protestants (Vol.) .1
20) Church of the Brethren (Vol.) .1
22) Brethren in Christ (Vol.) 0
23) Brethren (not further specified) (Vol.) .1
24) Mennonite Brethren (Vol.) 0
27) Mennonite (not further specified) (Vol.) .2
28) Moravian Church (Vol.) 0
29) United Brethren in Christ, United Brethren (Vol.) 0
30) Evangelical (Vol.) .2
31) 'Born again,' 'Bible-believer,' etc. (Vol.) .1
35) Evangelical Covenant Church ('Covenant') (Vol.) .1
36) Evangelical Free Church ('Free Church') (Vol.) .1
37) Pietist (Vol.) 0
38) Evangelical Free Mission Church (Vol.) 0
39) Church of God Winebrenner Fellowship (Vol.) 0
40) Society of Friends (Vol.) 0
42) Friends, Quaker (not further specified) (Vol.) .2
52) Bible, Gospel, Missionary churches (Vol.) .2
53) 'Fundamentalist' not further specified (Vol.) 0
75) Metropolitan Community Church (Vol.) 0
78) Ecumenical (Vol.) 0
80) Sacred Name Churches (Yahweh Assembly; Yahwists) (Vol.) 0
81) Amish (Vol.) 0
86) Evangelical Bible Church (Vol.) 0
87) Advent Christian (Vol.) 0
88) Apostolic Christian Church (Vol.) 0
90) 'Charismatic,' 'Spirit filled' (Vol.) 0
93) Electronic ministries (Vol.) 0
94) Not interpretable (Vol.) 0
99) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) .7
101) Worldwide Church of God (Vol.) 0
102) Church of God in Abrahamic Faith (Vol.) 0
103) Church of God of the 7th Day (Vol.) 0
104) Church of God General Conference (Vol.) 0
105) Philadelphia Church of God (Vol.) 0
Missing17203 
TOTAL18353100.0
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 50.8
2) American Baptist Churches in USA 9.7
3) Independent Baptist 20.9
4) Baptist General Conference; Swedish Baptist (Vol.) .4
5) Baptist Missionary Association (Vol.) 1.4
6) Conservative Baptist Assoc. of America (Vol.) .4
7) Free Will Baptist (Vol.) 1.7
8) General Association of Regular Baptists (Vol.) .6
9) American Baptist Association (Vol.) .1
10) Baptist Bible Fellowship (Vol.) .1
11) Primitive Baptist (Vol.) .3
12) Reformed Baptist (Calvinist) (Vol.) .1
13) Cooperative Baptist Fellowship; Baptist Alliance (Vol.) .2
14) Fundamentalist Baptist (Vol.) .3
15) Seventh-Day Baptist (Vol.) .1
16) Missionary Baptist - not Baptist Missionary Association (Vol.) 0
17) Baptist General Convention of Texas (Vol.) .1
18) Liberal/Progressive Baptist (Vol.) 0
19) North American Baptist (Vol.) .1
20) Slavic Evangelical Baptist Church (Vol.) 0
21) Full Gospel Baptist Association (Vol.) 0
22) Evangelical Baptist (Vol.) 0
23) United Baptist Church (Vol.) 0
24) Hispanic Baptist (Vol.) 0
25) Evangelical Free Baptist (Vol.) 0
26) National Baptist Convention (Vol.) 0
93) Electronic ministries (Vol.) 0
94) Not interpretable (Vol.) 0
95) Name of congregation (Vol.) .3
97) Baptist, not further specified (just a Baptist) (Vol.) 8
99) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 4.4
Missing31098 
TOTAL4458100.0
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%
1) National Baptist Convention 35.1
2) Progressive Baptist Convention 5
3) Independent Baptist (Vol.) 9.1
4) Southern Baptist Convention (Vol.) 11.1
5) American Baptist (Vol.) .9
6) Black Baptist (Vol.) .8
7) Christian Baptist Church of God (Vol.) .2
8) Evangelical Baptist (Vol.) .2
9) Missionary Baptist (Vol.) 3
10) Free Will Baptist (Vol.) .3
11) Full Gospel (Vol.) .7
12) Fundamentalist Baptist (Vol.) 0
13) Primitive Baptist (Vol.) .4
14) National/Progressive Baptist Convention (Vol.) .1
15) Cooperative Baptist Fellowship; Baptist Alliance (Vol.) 0
16) Liberal/Progressive Baptist (Vol.) .1
17) General Association of Regular Baptists (Vol.) .1
18) International Baptist (Vol.) .1
19) Baptist Bible church (Vol.) .2
94) Not interpretable (Vol.) .4
95) Name of congregation (Vol.) .4
97) Baptist, not further specified (just a Baptist) (Vol.) 24.1
99) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 7.9
Missing34100 
TOTAL1456100.0
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 90
3) African Methodist Episcopal (Vol.) .6
4) Primitive Methodist (Vol.) .1
5) Congregational Methodist (Vol.) .1
6) Traditional Methodist (Vol.) .1
7) AME Zion (Vol.) 0
8) Evangelical Methodist (Vol.) .1
10) Evangelical United Brethren (Vol.) .1
11) Independent Methodist (Vol.) .1
12) Missionary Methodist (Vol.) 0
97) Methodist, not further specified (just a Methodist) (Vol.) 6.5
99) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 2.2
Missing33142 
TOTAL2414100.0
45) IF METHODIST AND BLACK (Q.17=2 AND RACE=2), ASK: Which of the following Methodist churches, if any, do you identify with most closely? The African Methodist Episcopal Church, the African Methodist Episcopal Church Zion, the Christian Methodist Episcopal Church, or some other Methodist church? (Q17D)
TOTAL%
1) African Methodist Episcopal 50.7
2) African Methodist Episcopal Zion 7.6
3) Christian Methodist Episcopal Church 13
4) United Methodist Church (Vol.) 15.4
6) Black Methodist (Vol.) .5
7) Missionary Methodist (Vol.) .7
8) Reformed Methodist (Vol.) .3
97) Methodist, not further specified (just a Methodist) (Vol.) 9.6
99) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 2.1
Missing35313 
TOTAL243100.0
46) 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 25.9
2) Nondenominational fundamentalist 5.9
3) Nondenominational charismatic 10.8
4) Interdenominational 17.7
5) Community church (Vol.) 2.4
6) Non-denominational Protestant (Vol.) 0
7) Non-denominational Christian (Vol.) 1.8
8) Federated or union church (Vol.) .2
10) Emergent church (Vol.) .1
12) Association of Bridge Churches (Vol.) .1
13) Liberal nondenominational (Vol.) .1
93) Electronic ministries (Vol.) 0
95) Name of congregation (Vol.) 1
97) Nondenominational not further specified (just nondenominational) (Vol.) 26.7
99) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 7.4
Missing34006 
TOTAL1550100.0
47) 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) 42.7
2) Lutheran Church, Missouri Synod 29.9
3) Lutheran Church, Wisconsin Synod (Vol.) 3.5
4) American Lutheran Church (Vol.) .6
5) Lutheran Brethren (Vol.) .2
6) Church of the Lutheran Confession (Vol.) 0
7) Free Lutheran (Vol.) .1
8) Latvian Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (Vol.) .1
9) Apostolic Lutheran Church in American (Vol.) .1
10) Lutheran Congregations in Mission for Christ (Vol.) 0
94) Not interpretable (Vol.) .2
95) Name of congregation (Vol.) .3
97) Lutheran, not further specified (just a Lutheran) (Vol.) 17.1
99) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 5.2
Missing33630 
TOTAL1926100.0
48) 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 43.2
2) Presbyterian Church in America 16.1
3) Associate Reformed Presbyterian (Vol.) 1.2
4) Cumberland Presbyterian Church (Vol.) .9
5) Orthodox Presbyterian (Vol.) .7
6) Evangelical Presbyterian (Vol.) .9
7) Reformed Presbyterian (Vol.) .3
8) Scotch Presbyterian (Vol.) .2
9) Congregational Presbyterian (Vol.) .1
10) United Presbyterian (Vol.) 1
11) Bible Presbyterian Church (Vol.) .1
12) World Presbyterian Board (Vol.) .1
13) Liberal Presbyterian (Vol.) 0
14) Community Presbyterian Church in America (Vol.) .1
15) Conservative Presbyterian Church (Vol.) 0
16) Asian Presbyterian (Vol.) .4
17) Hispanic Presbyterian (Vol.) .1
18) Independent Presbyterian (Vol.) .4
19) Presbyterian Church of Canada (Vol.) 0
94) Not interpretable (Vol.) .3
97) Presbyterian, not further specified (just a Presbyterian) (Vol.) 21.4
99) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 12.5
Missing34392 
TOTAL1164100.0
49) 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 41.1
2) Church of God Cleveland TN 10.6
3) Four Square Gospel (or Four Square) (Vol.) 2
4) Pentecostal Church of God (Vol.) 3
5) Pentecostal Holiness Church (Vol.) 3.8
6) Church of God in Christ (Vol.) 3.8
7) Church of God of the Apostolic Faith (Vol.) 1.4
8) Assembly of Christian Churches (Vol.) .9
10) United Pentecostal Church International (Vol.) 2.7
11) Church of God of Prophecy (Vol.) .3
12) Vineyard Fellowship (Vol.) .3
13) Open Bible Standard Churches (Vol.) .3
14) Full Gospel (Vol.) 1
15) Calvary Chapel (Vol.) .7
16) Apostolic Pentecostal (Vol.) 2.4
17) Church of God (not further specified) (Vol.) .7
18) Hispanic Pentecostal (Vol.) 1.4
19) Nondenominational, independent Pentecostal (Vol.) 3.4
20) Missionary church (Vol.) .1
22) Elim Fellowship (Vol.) 0
23) International Pentecostal Church of Christ (Vol.) .2
24) Evangelical Pentecostal (Vol.) .4
25) Church of God of Kentucky (Vol.) .1
26) Church of God of the Midwest (Vol.) 0
93) Electronic ministries (Vol.) .1
94) Not interpretable (Vol.) .3
95) Name of congregation (Vol.) .4
97) Pentecostal, not further specified (just a Pentecostal) (Vol.) 12.8
99) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 5.8
Missing34472 
TOTAL1084100.0
50) IF PENTECOSTAL AND BLACK (Q.17=6 AND RACE=2), ASK: Which of the following Pentecostal churches, if any, do you identify with most closely? The Church of God in Christ, Church of God of the Apostolic Faith, or some other church? (Q17I)
TOTAL%
1) Church of God in Christ 48.1
2) Church of God of the Apostolic Faith 14
3) Assemblies of God (Vol.) 2.7
4) Church of God (Cleveland TN) (Vol.) 1
5) Four Square Gospel (or Four Square) (Vol.) .7
6) Pentecostal Church of God (Vol.) 1.3
7) Pentecostal Holiness Church (Vol.) 3.7
8) Apostolic Pentecostal (Vol.) 7
9) World Gospel Mission (Vol.) .4
10) Church of God in Christ Holiness (Vol.) .4
11) Hispanic Church (Vol.) .6
12) New Testament Church of God (Vol.) .5
13) Nondenominational, independent Pentecostal (Vol.) 3.2
15) United Pentecostal Church International (Vol.) .5
16) Full Gospel (Vol.) .6
17) United House of Prayer for All People (Vol.) .4
18) Church of God of Prophecy (Vol.) 1.1
94) Not interpretable (Vol.) .6
95) Name of congregation (Vol.) .4
97) Pentecostal, not further specified (just a Pentecostal) (Vol.) 8.6
99) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 4.4
Missing35295 
TOTAL261100.0
51) 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 66.8
2) Anglican Church (Church of England) 18.2
3) Anglican Orthodox Church (Vol.) .9
4) Reformed Episcopal Church (Vol.) .1
5) Conservative Anglican (Vol.) .4
6) Church of Ireland (Vol.) .1
97) Episcopalian, not further specified (just Episcopalian) (Vol.) 7
98) Anglican, not further specified (just Anglican) (Vol.) 3
99) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 3.5
Missing34850 
TOTAL706100.0
52) 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 75.4
2) Disciples of Christ 14.6
3) Christian Churches and Churches of Christ (Vol.) 2.5
95) Name of congregation (Vol.) .1
97) Christian Church, not further specified (Vol.) 4.5
99) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 2.9
Missing34780 
TOTAL776100.0
53) 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 69.4
2) Conservative Congregational Christian 7
4) National Association of Congregational Christian Churches (Vol.) .6
5) Evangelical Congregational (Vol.) .3
6) Independent Congregational Church (Vol.) .6
94) Not interpretable (Vol.) .6
97) Congregational, not further specified (just Congregationalist) (Vol.) 14.5
99) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 7
Missing35211 
TOTAL345100.0
54) 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 22.4
2) Wesleyan Church 10.5
3) Free Methodist Church 23.4
4) Christian and Missionary Alliance (Vol.) 5.2
5) Church of God (Anderson, Indiana) (Vol.) 14.2
6) Salvation Army (Vol.) 2.3
7) Wesleyan Methodist Church (Vol.) 2.8
8) Church of God of Findlay, OH (Vol.) .2
10) Pilgrim Holiness Church (Vol.) .2
11) Independent Holiness (Vol.) 3.3
12) Apostolic Holiness Church (Vol.) 2.4
13) World Gospel Mission, Holiness Missionary (Vol.) .3
14) Free Holiness (Vol.) .1
15) Holiness Baptist (Vol.) 1.6
16) Church of God of Michigan (Vol.) .2
95) Name of congregation (Vol.) .5
97) Holiness, not further specified (just Holiness) (Vol.) 9.6
99) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) .8
Missing35145 
TOTAL411100.0
55) IF REFORMED (Q.17=11), ASK: Which of the following Reformed churches, if any, do you identify with most closely? The Reformed Church in America, the Christian Reformed Church, or some other church? (Q17N)
TOTAL%
1) Reformed Church in America 38
2) Christian Reformed Church 39.6
3) Free Hungarian Reformed Church (Vol.) .8
4) Congregational Union of Scotland (Vol.) .4
5) Sovereign Grace (Vol.) 1.6
6) United Reformed Churches of North America (Vol.) 1.6
8) Evangelical Reformed (Vol.) 1.6
9) Evangelical Association of Reformed and Congregational Churches (Vol.) .4
97) Reformed, not further specified (just Reformed) (Vol.) 13.9
99) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 2
Missing35450 
TOTAL106100.0
56) 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 96.1
2) Community of Christ 1.2
97) Mormon, not further specified (just a Mormon) (Vol.) 2.3
99) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) .4
Missing34975 
TOTAL581100.0
57) 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%
1) Greek Orthodox 41.7
2) Russian Orthodox 19.9
3) Orthodox Church in America 7.5
4) Armenian Orthodox (Vol.) 5.1
5) Eastern Orthodox (Vol.) 2.2
6) Serbian Orthodox (Vol.) 4.3
7) Rumanian Orthodox (Vol.) .6
8) Syrian Orthodox (Vol.) .6
10) Ukrainian Orthodox (Vol.) .8
11) Antiochian Orthodox Church (Vol.) 1.6
12) Albanian Orthodox (Vol.) .2
13) Ethiopian Orthodox (Vol.) 1.4
14) Coptic/Egyptian Orthodox (Vol.) 6.5
15) Macedonian Orthodox (Vol.) .6
95) Name of congregation (Vol.) .4
97) Orthodox, not further specified (just Orthodox) (Vol.) 4.7
99) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 2
Missing35193 
TOTAL363100.0
58) IF JEWISH (Q.16=5), ASK: Which Jewish group do you identify with most closely? Reform, Conservative, Orthodox, or something else? (Q17S)
TOTAL%
1) Reform 43.2
2) Conservative 30.9
3) Orthodox 10.3
4) Reconstructionist (Vol.) 1.5
5) Multiple traditions (Vol.) .3
6) Jewish Renewal (Vol.) .1
7) Post-denominational (Vol.) .5
8) Traditional (Vol.) .3
94) Not interpretable (Vol.) .4
97) Jewish, not further specified (just Jewish) (Vol.) 8.3
98) Culturally Jewish (Vol.) 2
99) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 2.1
Missing34874 
TOTAL682100.0
59) 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 54.4
2) Shia 13.7
3) Nation of Islam (Vol.) 2.6
4) Moor (Vol.) 1.3
5) World Islamic League (Vol.) .5
6) Moorish Science Temple of America (Vol.) 1.3
7) Wahhabism (Vol.) .5
8) Orthodox (Vol.) .5
9) Al-Islam (Vol.) .8
97) Muslim, not further specified (just a Muslim) (Vol.) 18.4
99) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 6
Missing35440 
TOTAL116100.0
60) 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 9.9
2) Mahayana (Zen) Buddhism 30.5
3) Vajrayana (Tibetan) Buddhism 15.2
4) Nichiren Buddhism, Soka Gakki (SGI) (Vol.) 2
5) Manjushri (Japanese) Buddhism (Vol.) .3
6) American Buddhism (Vol.) .8
7) Liberal interfaith Buddhism (Vol.) .8
8) Jodo Shinshu (Vol.) .8
9) Mahamaya (Vol.) .2
10) Shaman Buddhist (Vol.) .2
94) Not interpretable (Vol.) .5
97) Buddhist, not further specified (just a Buddhist) (Vol.) 30.9
99) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 8.1
Missing35145 
TOTAL411100.0
61) 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%
1) Vaishnava Hinduism 18.4
2) Shaivite Hinduism 18.1
3) Shaktism Hinduism (Vol.) .8
4) Jainism (Vol.) 2.7
5) Kshatriya (Vol.) .3
6) Vedanta (Vol.) .3
7) Brahmin (Vol.) 1.1
8) Liberal Hinduism (Vol.) 1.4
9) Kali (Vol.) .3
10) Sindhi (Vol.) 1.4
11) Hari Krishna (Vol.) 1.6
12) Multiple traditions (Vol.) .8
13) BAPS (Vol.) .3
94) Not interpretable (Vol.) 1.4
97) Hindu, not further specified (just Hindu) (Vol.) 41.2
98) Cultural Hindu (Vol.) .8
99) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 9.1
Missing35299 
TOTAL257100.0
62) 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 43.9
2) No 51.7
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 4.4
Missing7277 
TOTAL28279100.0
63) 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 6.7
102) Independent Baptist in the Evangelical Tradition 2.5
103) Baptist General Conference; Swedish Baptist 0
104) Baptist Missionary Association .2
105) Conservative Baptist Association of America 0
106) Free Will Baptist .2
107) General Association of Regular Baptists .1
108) American Baptist Association 0
109) Baptist Bible Fellowship 0
110) Primitive Baptist in the Evangelical Tradition 0
111) Reformed Baptist (Calvinist) 0
112) Fundamentalist Baptist in the Evangelical Tradition 0
113) Seventh-Day Baptist 0
114) Missionary Baptist in the Evangelical Tradition- not Baptist Missionary Association 0
115) Baptist General Convention of Texas 0
116) North American Baptist 0
117) Slavic Evangelical Baptist Church 0
118) Full Gospel Baptist Association 0
119) Evangelical Baptist 0
120) United Baptist Church 0
121) Evangelical Free Baptist 0
122) Electronic ministries 0
131) Other Baptist denomination in the Evangelical Tradition 0
132) Baptist not further specified (just a Baptist) in the Evangelical Tradition .6
133) Baptist - Ambiguous affiliation in the Evangelical Tradition .3
134) American Baptist Churches in the USA 1.2
135) Cooperative Baptist Fellowship; Baptist Alliance 0
136) Liberal/Progressive Baptist 0
165) Baptist not further specified (just a Baptist) in the Mainline Tradition .4
166) Baptist - Ambiguous affiliation in the Mainline Tradition .3
167) National Baptist Convention 1.8
168) Progressive Baptist Convention .3
169) Independent Baptist in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition .5
170) Black Baptist 0
171) Christian Baptist Church of God 0
172) Evangelical Baptist in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition 0
173) Missionary Baptist in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition .2
174) Full Gospel Baptist in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition 0
175) Fundamentalist Baptist in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition 0
176) Primitive Baptist in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition 0
177) National/Progressive Baptist Convention 0
178) International Baptist 0
179) Baptist Bible Church in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition 0
198) Baptist not further specified (just a Baptist) in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition 1.2
199) Baptist - Ambiguous Affiliation in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition .4
201) Primitive Methodist 0
202) Congregational Methodist 0
203) Traditional Methodist 0
204) Evangelical Methodist 0
205) Independent Methodist 0
206) Missionary Methodist in the Evangelical Tradition 0
232) Methodist not further specified (just a Methodist) in the Evangelical Tradition .1
233) Methodist - Ambiguous Affiliation in the Evangelical Tradition 0
234) United Methodist Church 5.1
235) Evangelical United Brethren 0
265) Methodist not further specified (just a Methodist) in the Mainline Tradition .3
266) Methodist - Ambiguous Affiliation in the Mainline Tradition .1
267) African Methodist Episcopal .4
268) African Methodist Episcopal Zion .1
269) Christian Methodist Episcopal Church .1
270) Black Methodist 0
271) Reformed Methodist 0
272) Missionary Methodist in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition 0
298) Methodist not further specified (just a Methodist) in the Hist. Black Protestant Tradition .1
299) Methodist - Ambiguous Affiliation in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition 0
301) Nondenominational evangelical 1.2
302) Nondenominational fundamentalist .3
303) Nondenominational charismatic .5
304) Nondenominational Protestant 0
305) Nondenominational Christian .1
306) Association of Bridge Churches 0
308) Nondenominational electronic ministries 0
309) Interdenominational in the Evangelical Tradition .5
310) Community Church in the Evangelical Tradition .1
311) Federated or union church in the Evangelical Tradition 0
332) Nondenominational not further specified (just Nondenominational) in Evang. Tradition .6
333) Nondenominational - Ambiguous affiliation in the Evangelical Tradition .2
334) Interdenominational in the Mainline Tradition .3
335) Community church in the Mainline Tradition 0
336) Federated or union church in the Mainline Tradition 0
338) Emergent church 0
339) Liberal Nondenominational 0
365) Nondenominational not further specified (just Nondenominational) in Mainline Tradition .5
366) Nondenominational - Ambiguous affiliation in the mainline Tradition .1
398) Nondenominational not further specified (just Nondenom.) in Hist. Black Prot. Tradition .2
399) Nondenominational Protestant - Ambiguous Affiliation in Hist. Black Prot. Tradition .1
401) Lutheran Church, Missouri Synod 1.4
402) Lutheran Church, Wisconsin Synod .2
403) Lutheran Brethren 0
404) Church of the Lutheran Confession 0
405) Free Lutheran 0
406) Apostolic Lutheran Church in America 0
407) Lutheran Congregations in Mission for Christ 0
432) Lutheran not further specified (just a Lutheran) in the Evangelical Tradition .2
433) Lutheran - Ambiguous affiliation in the Evangelical Tradition .1
434) Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) 2
435) American Lutheran Church 0
436) Latvian Evangelical Lutheran Church in America 0
465) Lutheran not further specified (just a Lutheran) in the Mainline Tradition .6
466) Lutheran - Ambiguous affiliation in the Mainline Tradition .2
501) Presbyterian Church in America .4
502) Associate Reformed Presbyterian 0
503) Cumberland Presbyterian Church 0
504) Orthodox Presbyterian 0
505) Evangelical Presbyterian 0
506) Reformed Presbyterian 0
507) Congregational Presbyterian 0
508) Bible Presbyterian Church 0
509) World Presbyterian Board 0
510) Conservative Presbyterian Church 0
511) Independent Presbyterian 0
512) Community Presbyterian Church in America 0
532) Presbyterian not further specified (just a Presbyterian) in the Evangelical Tradition .1
533) Presbyterian - Ambiguous affiliation in the Evangelical Tradition .1
534) Presbyterian Church USA 1.1
535) Scotch Presbyterian 0
536) United Presbyterian 0
537) Liberal Presbyterian 0
539) Presbyterian Church of Canada 0
564) Other Presbyterian in the Mainline Tradition 0
565) Presbyterian not further specified (just a Presbyterian) in the Mainline Tradition .4
566) Presbyterian - Ambiguous affiliation in the Mainline Tradition .2
601) Assemblies of God 1.4
602) Church of God Cleveland Tennessee .4
603) Four Square Gospel .1
604) Pentecostal Church of God .1
605) Pentecostal Holiness Church .2
606) Assembly of Christian Churches 0
608) Church of God of Prophecy 0
609) Vineyard Fellowship 0
610) Open Bible Standard Churches 0
611) Full Gospel in the Evangelical Tradition 0
612) Calvary Chapel 0
613) Apostolic Pentecostal in the Evangelical Tradition .1
614) Church of God not further specified 0
615) Hispanic Pentecostal in the Evangelical Tradition 0
616) Nondenominational, Independent Pentecostal in the Evangelical Tradition .1
617) Missionary church 0
618) Elim Fellowship 0
619) International Pentecostal Church of Christ 0
620) Evangelical Pentecostal 0
621) Church of God of Kentucky 0
622) Church of God of the Midwest 0
623) Pentecostal Electronic ministries 0
624) Church of God of the Apostolic Faith .2
632) Pentecostal not further specified (just a Pentecostal) in the Evangelical Tradition .4
633) Pentecostal- Ambiguous affiliation in the Evangelical Tradition .2
667) Church of God in Christ .6
669) Apostolic Pentecostal in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition .1
670) World Gospel Mission 0
671) Church of God in Christ Holiness 0
672) Hispanic Pentecostal in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition 0
673) New Testament Church of God 0
674) Nondenominational, Independent Pentecostal in the Hist. Black Protestant Tradition 0
676) United Pentecostal Church International .1
677) Full Gospel in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition 0
678) United House of Prayer for All People 0
698) Pentecostal not further specified (just a Pentecostal) in the Hist. Black Prot. Tradition\ .1
699) Pentecostal- Ambiguous affiliation in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition .1
701) Anglican Orthodox Church 0
702) Reformed Episcopal Church 0
703) Conservative Anglican 0
732) Anglican not further specified (just an Episcopalian) in the Evangelical Tradition .1
733) Anglican - Ambiguous affiliation in the Evangelical Tradition 0
734) Episcopal Church in the USA 1
735) Anglican Church (Church of England) .3
736) Church of Ireland 0
765) Anglican not further specified (just an Episcopalian) in the Mainline Tradition .1
766) Anglican - Ambiguous affiliation in the Mainline Tradition 0
801) Church of Christ 1.5
802) Christian Churches and Churches of Christ .1
832) Restorationist not further specified in the Evangelical Tradition 0
833) Restorationist - Ambiguous affiliation in the Evangelical Tradition .1
834) Disciples of Christ .3
865) Restorationist not further specified in the Mainline Tradition 0
866) Restorationist - Ambiguous affiliation in the Mainline Tradition 0
901) Conservative Congregational Christian .1
903) National Association of Congregational Christian Churches 0
904) Evangelical Congregational 0
905) Independent Congregational Church 0
932) Congregationalist not further specified (just a Congregationalist) in Evang. Tradition 0
933) Congregationalist - Ambiguous affiliation in the Evangelical Tradition 0
934) United Church of Christ .5
965) Congregationalist not further specified (just a Congregationalist) in Mainline Tradition .1
966) Congregationalist - Ambiguous affiliation in the Mainline Tradition 0
1001) Church of the Nazarene .3
1002) Wesleyan Church .1
1003) Free Methodist Church .3
1004) Christian and Missionary Alliance/Alliance .1
1005) Church of God (Anderson, Indiana) .2
1006) Salvation Army 0
1007) Wesleyan Methodist Church 0
1008) Church of God of Findlay, OH 0
1010) Pilgrim Holiness Church 0
1011) World Gospel Mission/Holiness Missionary 0
1012) Free Holiness 0
1013) Church of God of Michigan 0
1032) Holiness not further specified (just Holiness) in the Evangelical Tradition .1
1033) Holiness - Ambiguous affiliation in the Evangelical Tradition 0
1067) Independent Holiness in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition 0
1068) Apostolic Holiness Church 0
1069) Holiness Baptist 0
1098) Holiness not further specified (just Holiness) in the Historically Black Prot. Tradition .1
1099) Holiness - Ambiguous affiliation in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition 0
1101) Christian Reformed Church .1
1102) Sovereign Grace 0
1103) United Reformed Churches of North America 0
1104) Evangelical Reformed 0
1105) Evangelical Association of Reformed and Congregational Churches 0
1132) Reformed not further specified (just Reformed) in the Evangelical Tradition 0
1133) Reformed - Ambiguous affiliation in the Evangelical Tradition 0
1134) Reformed Church in America .1
1135) Free Hungarian Reformed Church 0
1136) Congregational Union of Scotland 0
1165) Reformed not further specified (just Reformed) in the Mainline Tradition 0
1166) Reformed - Ambiguous affiliation in the Mainline Tradition 0
1201) Seventh-Day Adventist .4
1202) Advent Christian 0
1203) Sacred Name Churches (e.g., Yahweh Assembly, Yahwists) 0
1204) Worldwide Church of God 0
1205) Church of God in Abrahamic Faith 0
1206) Church of God of the 7th Day 0
1207) Church of God General Conference 0
1208) Philadelphia Church of God 0
1302) Brethren in Christ 0
1303) Brethren (not further specified) in the Evangelical Tradition 0
1304) Mennonite Brethren 0
1307) Mennonite (not further specified) .1
1308) Amish 0
1310) United Brethren in Christ/United Brethren 0
1311) Apostolic Christian Church 0
1334) Church of the Brethren 0
1335) Moravian Church 0
1366) Brethren (not further specified) in the Mainline Tradition 0
1401) Evangelical Covenant Church 0
1402) Evangelical Free Church 0
1403) Pietist 0
1404) Evangelical Free Mission Church 0
1405) Church of God Winebrenner Fellowship 0
1534) Society of Friends 0
1535) Friends, Quaker (not further specified) .1
1601) Evangelical (not further specified) .1
1602) Born again/Bible Believer 0
1603) Evangelical Bible Church 0
1606) Bible/Gospel/Missionary churches .1
1607) Fundamentalist (not further specified) 0
1608) Charismatic/Spirit-filled 0
1609) Electronic ministries 0
1801) Protestant non-specific in the Evangelical Tradition 1.9
1834) Protestant non-specific/other in the Mainline Tradition 2.4
1835) Metropolitan Community Church 0
1867) Protestant non-specific in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition .5
2000) Catholic 23.9
2101) Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 1.6
2102) Community of Christ 0
2132) Mormon not further specified 0
2133) Mormon - ambiguous affiliation 0
2201) Greek Orthodox .2
2202) Russian Orthodox .1
2203) Orthodox Church in America 0
2204) Armenian Orthodox 0
2205) Eastern Orthodox 0
2206) Serbian Orthodox 0
2207) Rumanian Orthodox 0
2208) Syrian Orthodox 0
2210) Ukrainian Orthodox 0
2211) Antiochian Orthodox Church 0
2212) Albanian Orthodox 0
2213) Ethiopian Orthodox 0
2214) Coptic/Egyptian Orthodox Church 0
2215) Macedonian Orthodox 0
2232) Orthodox not further specified (just Orthodox) 0
2233) Orthodox ambiguous affiliation 0
2301) Christian Science 0
2302) Religious science 0
2304) Spiritualist .1
2305) Unity/Unity Church/Christ Church Unity .1
2309) Metaphysical 0
2401) Jehovah's Witness .7
2402) International Bible Students 0
2501) Unification Church 0
2502) Orthodox Lutheran Church (Lutheran Church/Catholic Rite) 0
2503) Hebrew Israelite/African Hebrew Israelite 0
2504) Messianic Jew 0
2505) New Apostolic Church 0
2506) Mixed Christians (e.g., Catholic AND Protestant affiliation) 0
2507) Mixed Christians and non-Christians (e.g., Protestant AND Buddhist) .1
2508) Indian Shaker Church 0
2601) Reform Jewish .7
2602) Conservative Jewish .5
2603) Orthodox Jewish .2
2604) Reconstructionist Jewish 0
2605) Jewish - Mulitple traditions 0
2606) Jewish Renewal 0
2607) Post Denominational Jewish 0
2608) Traditional Jewish 0
2609) Culturally Jewish 0
2632) Jewish not further specified (just Jewish) .1
2633) Jewish - ambiguous affiliation 0
2701) Sunni .2
2702) Shia .1
2703) Nation of Islam/Black Muslim 0
2704) Moor 0
2705) World Islamic League 0
2706) Moorish Science Temple of America 0
2707) Wahhabism 0
2708) Orthodox Muslim 0
2709) Al-Islam 0
2732) Muslim not further specified (just a Muslim) .1
2733) Muslim - ambiguous affiliation 0
2801) Theravada (Vipassana) Buddhism .1
2802) Mahayana (Zen) Buddhism .2
2803) Vajrayana (Tibetan) Buddhism .1
2804) Nichiren Buddhism, Soka Gakki (SGI) 0
2805) Manjushri (Japanese) Buddhism 0
2806) American Buddhism 0
2807) Liberal interfaith Buddhism 0
2808) Jodo Shinshu 0
2809) Mahamaya 0
2810) Shaman Buddhist 0
2832) Buddhist not further specified (just a Buddhist) .2
2833) Buddhist ambiguous affiliation .1
2901) Vaishnava Hinduism .1
2902) Shaivite Hinduism .1
2903) Shaktism Hinduism 0
2904) Jainism 0
2905) Kshatriya 0
2906) Vedanta 0
2907) Brahmin 0
2908) Liberal Hinduism 0
2909) Kali 0
2910) Sindhi 0
2911) Hari Krishna 0
2912) Hindu - Multiple traditions 0
2913) BAPS 0
2914) Cultural Hindu 0
2932) Hindu not further specified (just a Hindu) .2
2933) Hindu ambiguous affiliation 0
3001) New Age 0
3002) Wica (Wiccan) .1
3003) Pagan .2
3004) Asatru 0
3005) Druid 0
3006) Scientology 0
3007) New Thought 0
3008) Theosophy 0
3009) Pantheist 0
3010) Transcendental meditation/Meditation 0
3011) Eckankar 0
3012) Satanism 0
3034) Unitarian (Universalist) .3
3035) Humanist 0
3036) Deist 0
3037) Liberal faith .1
3038) Self realization 0
3039) Nihilist 0
3040) Spiritual but not religious .2
3041) Eclectic/Bit of everything/Own beliefs .1
3067) Native American Religions .1
3101) Bahai 0
3104) Shinto 0
3105) Tao 0
3106) Rastafarian 0
3107) Sikh 0
3108) Zoroastrianism 0
3110) Siddhayoga 0
3111) Shamanism (non-Western) 0
3112) Animism 0
3113) Mixed non-Christians 0
3201) Atheist 1.6
3202) Agnostic 2.4
3203) Nothing in particular 12.1
9999) Don't know/refused (no information on religious affiliation) .8
TOTAL35556100.0
64) FAMILY is a created variable that combines categories from DENOM into a reduced set of categories. (FAMILY)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist in the Evangelical Tradition 10.8
2) Methodist in the Evangelical Tradition .1
3) Nondenominational Protestant in the Evangelical Tradition 3.4
4) Lutheran in the Evangelical Tradition 1.8
5) Presbyterian in the Evangelical Tradition .8
6) Pentecostal in the Evangelical Tradition 3.4
7) Anglican/Episcopalian in the Evangelical Tradition .1
8) Restorationist in the Evangelical Tradition 1.7
9) Congregationalist in the Evangelical Tradition .1
10) Holiness in the Evangelical Tradition 1
11) Reformed in the Evangelical Tradition .2
12) Adventist in the Evangelical Tradition .5
13) Anabaptist in the Evangelical Tradition .1
14) Pietist in the Evangelical Tradition .1
16) Other Evangelical/Fundamentalist in the Evangelical Tradition .3
18) Protestant non-specific in the Evangelical Tradition 1.9
34) Baptist in the Mainline Tradition 1.9
35) Methodist in the Mainline Tradition 5.4
36) Nondenominational Protestant in the Mainline Tradition .9
37) Lutheran in the Mainline Tradition 2.8
38) Presbyterian in the Mainline Tradition 1.9
39) Anglican/Episcopalian in the Mainline Tradition 1.4
40) Restorationist in the Mainline Tradition .4
41) Congregationalist in the Mainline Tradition .7
42) Reformed in the Mainline Tradition .1
43) Anabaptist in the Mainline Tradition .1
44) Friends in the Mainline Tradition .1
45) Protestant other/non-specific in the Mainline Tradition 2.5
67) Baptist in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition 4.4
68) Methodist in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition .6
69) Pentecostal in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition .9
70) Holiness in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition .1
71) Nondenominational Protestant in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition .2
72) Protestant non-specific in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition .5
101) Catholic 23.9
102) Mormon 1.7
103) Orthodox .6
104) Jehovah's Witness .7
105) Metaphysical .2
106) Other Christian .1
201) Jewish 1.7
202) Muslim .4
203) Buddhist .7
204) Hindu .4
205) Other world religions .1
206) Unitarians and other liberal faiths .7
207) New Age .4
208) Native American religions .1
301) Atheist 1.6
302) Agnostic 2.4
303) Nothing in particular 12.1
999) Don't know/Refused (no information on religious affiliation) .8
TOTAL35556100.0
65) 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 26.3
1200) Mainline Protestant Churches 18.1
1300) Historically Black Protestant Churches 6.9
10000) Catholic 23.9
20000) Mormon 1.7
30000) Orthodox .6
40001) Jehovah's Witness .7
40002) Other Christian .3
50000) Jewish 1.7
60000) Muslim .4
70000) Buddhist .7
80000) Hindu .4
90001) Other world religions .1
90002) Other faiths 1.2
100000) Unaffiliated 16.1
900000) Don't know/Refused (no information on religious affiliation) .8
TOTAL35556100.0
66) PROTFAM is a created variable that combines categories from FAMILY into a reduced set of categories. (PROTFAM)
TOTAL%
0) Not Protestant 48.7
1) Baptist 17.2
2) Methodist 6.2
3) Non-denominational Protestant 4.5
4) Lutheran 4.6
5) Presbyterian 2.7
6) Pentecostal 4.4
7) Anglican/Episcopalian 1.5
8) Restorationist 2.1
9) Congregationalist .8
10) Holiness 1.2
11) Reformed .3
12) Adventist .5
13) Anabaptist .2
14) Pietist .1
15) Friends .1
16) Other Evangelical/Fundamentalist .3
18) Protestant, non-specific 4.9
TOTAL35556100.0
67) 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 13.6
2) No 78.7
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 7.7
Missing7277 
TOTAL28279100.0
68) 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 25.1
2) No 62.7
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 12.2
Missing7277 
TOTAL28279100.0
69) 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 15.5
2) Once a week 24
3) Once or twice a month 15
4) A few times a year 18
5) Seldom 16
6) Never 10.8
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) .7
TOTAL35556100.0
70) How important is religion in your life - very important, somewhat important, not too important, or not at all important? (Q21)
TOTAL%
1) Very important 56.3
2) Somewhat important 26.5
3) Not too important 9.2
4) Not at all important 7.1
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) .9
TOTAL35556100.0
71) 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 20.6
2) Between 100 and 500 44.4
3) Between 500 and 2000 21.4
4) More than 2000 10.5
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 3.1
Missing9206 
TOTAL26350100.0
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 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 12
2) Once or twice a month 3.9
3) Several times a year 4
4) Seldom 8.6
5) Never 71
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) .5
Missing9206 
TOTAL26350100.0
73) 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 11.1
2) Once or twice a month 15
3) Several times a year 19.4
4) Seldom 18.9
5) Never 34.9
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) .8
Missing9206 
TOTAL26350100.0
74) 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 16.6
2) Once or twice a month 8.8
3) Several times a year 10.2
4) Seldom 16
5) Never 47.8
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) .6
Missing9206 
TOTAL26350100.0
75) 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 15.1
2) Once or twice a month 24
3) Several times a year 20.6
4) Seldom 17.3
5) Never 22.4
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) .6
Missing9206 
TOTAL26350100.0
76) Are you or your family official members of a local church or house of worship? (Q29)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 61.1
2) No 38.1
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) .8
TOTAL35556100.0
77) Do you believe in God or a universal spirit? (Q30)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 92.4
2) No 4.7
3) Other (Vol.) 1.1
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 1.8
TOTAL35556100.0
78) 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 77.3
2) Fairly certain 18.3
3) Not too certain 2.9
4) Not at all certain .8
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) .6
Missing2643 
TOTAL32913100.0
79) 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 64.5
2) God is an impersonal force 27.1
3) Both/neither/other (Vol.) 4.7
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 3.7
Missing2643 
TOTAL32913100.0
80) Do you believe in life after death? (Q33)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 73.7
2) No 18
3) Other (Vol.) 1.6
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 6.7
TOTAL35556100.0
81) 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 67.8
2) Fairly certain 25.3
3) Not too certain 5.1
4) Not at all certain 1.1
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) .8
Missing9105 
TOTAL26451100.0
82) 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 62.3
2) No 19.3
3) Other (Vol.) 1.4
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 17
Missing35145 
TOTAL411100.0
83) 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 41.6
2) Fairly certain 51.3
3) Not too certain 5.9
4) Not at all certain .2
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 1
Missing35298 
TOTAL258100.0
84) IF HINDU (Q.16=8), ASK: Do you believe in reincarnation, that people will be reborn in this world again and again? (Q34C)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 60.5
2) No 27.7
3) Other (Vol.) 2.7
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 9
Missing35299 
TOTAL257100.0
85) IF BELIEVE IN REINCARNATION (Q.34c=1), ASK: How certain are you about this belief? Are you absolutely certain, fairly certain, not too certain, or not at all certain? (Q34D)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely certain 56.8
2) Fairly certain 31.4
3) Not too certain 11.4
4) Not at all certain .5
Missing35399 
TOTAL157100.0
86) Do you think there is a heaven, where people who have led good lives are eternally rewarded? (Q35)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 73.8
2) No 16.8
3) Other (Vol.) 3.3
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 6
TOTAL35556100.0
87) 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 59.5
2) No 29.5
3) Other (Vol.) 3.1
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 7.9
TOTAL35556100.0
88) 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 63.1
2) [Holy book] is a book written by men and is not the word of God 27.6
3) Other (Vol.) 5.2
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 4.1
TOTAL35556100.0
89) 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 51.9
2) Not everything in [Holy book] should be taken literally, word for word 42.6
3) Other (Vol.) 2.5
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 3
Missing13313 
TOTAL22243100.0
90) 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 46.5
2) Mostly agree 32
3) Mostly disagree 10.3
4) Completely disagree 8
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 3.2
TOTAL35556100.0
91) Angels and demons are active in the world. (Q39B)
TOTAL%
1) Completely agree 39.9
2) Mostly agree 28.5
3) Mostly disagree 13
4) Completely disagree 13.7
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 5
TOTAL35556100.0
92) Religion causes more problems in society than it solves. (Q39C)
TOTAL%
1) Completely agree 14.3
2) Mostly agree 19.6
3) Mostly disagree 27.7
4) Completely disagree 34.3
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 4.1
TOTAL35556100.0
93) 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. (Q40Z)
TOTAL%
1) My religion is the one, true faith leading to eternal life 23.7
2) Many religions can lead to eternal life 69.9
3) Neither/Both equally (Vol.) 2.5
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 3.9
Missing5320 
TOTAL30236100.0
94) 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 27.3
2) There is MORE than one true way to interpret the teachings of my religion 67.9
3) Neither/Both equally (Vol.) 1
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 3.7
Missing5320 
TOTAL30236100.0
95) 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 44.2
2) Adjust traditional beliefs and practices in light of new circumstances 35
3) Adopt modern beliefs and practices 12
4) Other (Vol.) 1.5
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 7.4
Missing5320 
TOTAL30236100.0
96) 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 37.5
2) Once a day 20.3
3) A few times a week 14.1
4) Once a week 2.8
5) A few times a month 5.6
6) Seldom 10.8
7) Never 7.4
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 1.5
TOTAL35556100.0
97) 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 23.1
2) Once or twice a month 8.6
3) Several times a year 7.7
4) Seldom 16.3
5) Never 43.2
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 1
TOTAL35556100.0
98) 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 34.6
2) Once or twice a month 10.2
3) Several times a year 8.2
4) Seldom 17.5
5) Never 28.3
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 1.2
TOTAL35556100.0
99) 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 7.3
3) Several times a year 4.1
4) Seldom 12.1
5) Never 34.7
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 2.5
TOTAL35556100.0
100) 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 23.1
2) Once or twice a month 13.4
3) Several times a year 14.1
4) Seldom 22.5
5) Never 24
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 2.8
Missing5320 
TOTAL30236100.0
101) 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 8.7
2) Once or twice a month 2.4
3) Several times a year 1.7
4) Seldom 5.8
5) Never 77.3
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 4.1
Missing7277 
TOTAL28279100.0
102) 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 43.3
2) Once or twice a month 6.1
3) Several times a year 6.4
4) Seldom 12.2
5) Never 29.9
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 2.2
Missing34888 
TOTAL668100.0
103) 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 12.8
2) Once or twice a month 10.5
3) Several times a year 10.1
4) Seldom 30.2
5) Never 32.4
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 3.9
Missing30236 
TOTAL5320100.0
104) 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 52.3
2) Once or twice a month 13.8
3) Several times a year 12.2
4) Seldom 12.2
5) Never 6
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 3.4
TOTAL35556100.0
105) 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 38.8
2) Once or twice a month 13.8
3) Several times a year 14.2
4) Seldom 17.9
5) Never 11.2
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 4.1
TOTAL35556100.0
106) 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 23.9
2) Once or twice a month 15
3) Several times a year 22.5
4) Seldom 18.4
5) Never 9.9
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 10.3
Missing6756 
TOTAL28800100.0
107) 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 36.5
2) No 61.7
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 1.8
Missing2643 
TOTAL32913100.0
108) 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 39.5
2) No 54.3
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 6.1
Missing5320 
TOTAL30236100.0
109) 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 33
2) No 59.9
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 7.1
Missing30236 
TOTAL5320100.0
110) 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 52.8
2) Roman Catholic 31.4
3) Mormon (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints/LDS) 1.8
4) Orthodox (Greek, Russian, or some other orthodox church) .6
5) Jewish (Judaism) 1.9
6) Muslim (Islam) .3
7) Buddhist .4
8) Hindu .4
9) Atheist (do not believe in God) .5
10) Agnostic (not sure if there is a God) .2
12) Nothing in particular 6.6
13) Christian (Vol.) 1.1
14) Unitarian (Universalist) (Vol.) .1
15) Mixed Christians (e.g., Catholic AND Protestant) (Vol.) .1
16) Mixed Christian and non-Christian (Vol.) 0
17) Messianic Jews (Jews for Jesus) (Vol.) 0
18) Mixed non-Christians (Vol.) 0
21) Native American Religions (Vol.) 0
26) Sikh (Vol.) 0
27) Zoroastrianism (Vol.) 0
28) Jains (Vol.) 0
30) New Age (Vol.) 0
31) Wicca (Wiccan) (Vol.) 0
32) Pagan (Vol.) 0
33) Humanist (Vol.) 0
34) Scientology (Vol.) 0
36) Eclectic, 'a bit of everything,' own beliefs (Vol.) 0
40) Spiritual but not religious (Vol.) 0
41) Liberal faith (Vol.) 0
43) Druid (Vol.) 0
45) Shamanism (non-Western) (Vol.) 0
46) Eckankar (Vol.) 0
47) Self-realization (Vol.) 0
53) New Apostolic Church (Vol.) 0
61) Greek rite Catholic (Vol.) 0
63) National Catholic; Polish National Catholic (Vol.) 0
94) Not interpretable 0
99) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) .7
40001) Christian Scientists (Vol.) .1
40002) Religious science (Vol.) 0
40004) Spiritualist (Vol.) 0
40005) Unity; Unity Church Christ Church Unity (Vol.) 0
40008) Swedenborgian (Vol.) 0
40017) Jehovah's Witness (Vol.) .6
40018) International Bible Students (Vol.) 0
TOTAL35556100.0
111) IF SOMETHING ELSE OR DK (Q.50=11, 99), ASK: And was that a Christian religion, or not? (Q50A)
TOTAL%
2) No 37.6
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 62.4
Missing35306 
TOTAL250100.0
112) 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 39.6
2) Methodist 15.8
3) Nondenominational or Independent Church 2.9
4) Lutheran 10.4
5) Presbyterian 6.4
6) Pentecostal (Assemblies of God, Four-Square Gospel) 6
7) Episcopalian or Anglican 3.4
8) Church of Christ, or Disciples of Christ (Christian Church) 4.4
9) Congregational or United Church of Christ 1.6
10) Holiness (Nazarenes, Wesleyan Church, Salvation Army) 1.5
11) Reformed (include Reformed Church in America; Christian Reformed; Calvinist) .6
12) Church of God 1.3
15) Just a Protestant (Vol.) .5
16) Just a Christian (Vol.) 1.8
17) Or none in particular .7
18) Seventh-day Adventist (Vol.) .7
19) Mixed Protestants (Vol.) .2
20) Church of the Brethren (Vol.) .1
22) Brethren in Christ (Vol.) 0
23) Brethren (not further specified) (Vol.) .2
24) Mennonite Brethren (Vol.) 0
27) Mennonite (not further specified) (Vol.) .3
28) Moravian Church (Vol.) 0
29) United Brethren in Christ, United Brethren (Vol.) .1
30) Evangelical (Vol.) .1
35) Evangelical Covenant Church ('Covenant') (Vol.) 0
36) Evangelical Free Church ('Free Church') (Vol.) 0
37) Pietist (Vol.) 0
40) Society of Friends (Vol.) 0
42) Friends, Quaker (not further specified) (Vol.) .2
50) Plymouth Brethren (Vol.) 0
52) Bible, Gospel, Missionary churches (Vol.) 0
53) 'Fundamentalist' not further specified (Vol.) 0
81) Amish (Vol.) 0
82) United Church of Canada (Vol.) 0
87) Advent Christian (Vol.) 0
90) 'Charismatic,' 'Spirit filled' (Vol.) 0
93) Electronic ministries (Vol.) 0
94) Not interpretable (Vol.) 0
95) Name of congregation (Vol.) .1
99) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 1.1
Missing15955 
TOTAL19601100.0
113) 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 48.1
2) Roman Catholic 29
3) Mormon (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints/LDS) 2.2
4) Orthodox (Greek, Russian, or some other orthodox church) .7
5) Jewish (Judaism) 1.9
6) Muslim (Islam) .5
7) Buddhist .6
8) Hindu .6
9) Atheist (do not believe in God) 1.1
10) Agnostic (not sure if there is a God) 1.1
12) Nothing in particular 9.3
13) Christian (Vol.) 2
14) Unitarian (Universalist) (Vol.) .3
15) Mixed Christians (e.g., Catholic AND Protestant) (Vol.) 0
16) Mixed Christian and non-Christian (Vol.) 0
17) Messianic Jews (Jews for Jesus) (Vol.) 0
20) Baha'i (Vol.) 0
21) Native American religions (Vol.) .1
22) Santeria (Vol.) 0
23) Shinto (Vol.) 0
24) Tao (Vol.) 0
26) Sikh (Vol.) 0
27) Zoroastrianism (Vol.) 0
28) Jains (Vol.) 0
30) New Age (Vol.) 0
31) Wicca (Wiccan) (Vol.) .1
32) Pagan (Vol.) .1
34) Scientology (Vol.) 0
35) Deist (Vol.) 0
36) Eclectic, 'a bit of everything,' own beliefs (Vol.) 0
37) New Thought (Vol.) 0
40) Spiritual but not religious (Vol.) 0
41) Liberal faith (Vol.) 0
43) Druid (Vol.) 0
45) Shamanism (non-Western) (Vol.) 0
46) Eckankar (Vol.) 0
47) Self realization (Vol.) 0
48) Satanism (Vol.) 0
49) Animism (Vol.) 0
53) New Apostolic Church (Vol.) 0
62) Maronite Catholic (Vol.) 0
63) National Catholic; Polish National Catholic (Vol.) 0
64) Old Catholic (Vol.) 0
94) Not interpretable 0
99) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 1.5
40001) Christian Scientists (Vol.) 0
40002) Religious science (Vol.) 0
40004) Spiritualist (Vol.) 0
40005) Unity; Unity Church Christ Church Unity (Vol.) 0
40009) Metaphysical (Vol.) 0
40017) Jehovah's Witness (Vol.) .6
40018) International Bible Students (Vol.) 0
Missing13373 
TOTAL22183100.0
114) IF SOMETHING ELSE OR DK (Q.51=11, 99), ASK: And was that a Christian religion, or not? (Q52)
TOTAL%
2) No 37.8
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 62.2
Missing35233 
TOTAL323100.0
115) 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 36.3
2) Methodist 13.3
3) Nondenominational or independent church 8.2
4) Lutheran 10.7
5) Presbyterian 5.7
6) Pentecostal (Assemblies of God, Four-Square Gospel) 7.5
7) Episcopalian or Anglican 3.2
8) Church of Christ, or Disciples of Christ (Christian Church) 3.9
9) Congregational or United Church of Christ 1.2
10) Holiness (Nazarenes, Wesleyan Church, Salvation Army) 1.4
11) Reformed (include Reformed Church in America; Christian Reformed; Calvinist) .6
12) Church of God 1.1
15) Just a Protestant (Vol.) .3
16) Just a Christian (Vol.) 2.3
17) Or none in particular .9
18) Seventh-day Adventist (Vol.) .7
19) Mixed Protestants (Vol.) 0
20) Church of the Brethren (Vol.) .1
22) Brethren in Christ (Vol.) 0
23) Brethren (not further specified) (Vol.) .2
27) Mennonite (not further specified) (Vol.) .2
28) Moravian Church (Vol.) 0
29) United Brethren in Christ, United Brethren (Vol.) 0
30) Evangelical (Vol.) .2
31) Born again, Bible-believer, etc. (Vol.) 0
35) Evangelical Covenant Church ('Covenant') (Vol.) 0
36) Evangelical Free Church ('Free Church') (Vol.) .1
37) Pietist (Vol.) 0
40) Society of Friends (Vol.) 0
42) Friends, Quaker (not further specified) (Vol.) .1
52) Bible, Gospel, Missionary churches (Vol.) .1
53) 'Fundamentalist' not further specified (Vol.) 0
78) Ecumenical (Vol.) 0
81) Amish (Vol.) 0
87) Advent Christian (Vol.) 0
90) 'Charismatic,' 'Spirit filled' (Vol.) 0
93) Electronic ministries (Vol.) 0
94) Not interpretable (Vol.) 0
95) Name of congregation (Vol.) .1
99) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 1.2
Missing24344 
TOTAL11212100.0
116) 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 64.7
1) 1 13.2
2) 2 13
3) 3 5.8
4) 4 1.9
5) 5 .7
6) 6 .2
7) 7 .1
8) 8 0
9) 9 .1
10) 10 0
11) 11 0
12) 12 0
14) 14 0
16) 16 0
23) 23 0
33) 33 0
99) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) .3
TOTAL35556100.0
117) 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 63.4
2) No 36.1
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol). .6
Missing24851 
TOTAL10705100.0
118) 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 59.9
2) No 39.6
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol). .5
Missing24851 
TOTAL10705100.0
119) 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 14.6
2) No 84.6
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol). .8
Missing24851 
TOTAL10705100.0
120) Respondent's sex (SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Male 48.2
2) Female 51.8
TOTAL35556100.0
121) What is your age? (AGE)
TOTAL%
18) 18 2.9
19) 19 1.8
20) 20 1.5
21) 21 1.5
22) 22 1.2
23) 23 1.4
24) 24 1.4
25) 25 1.5
26) 26 1.3
27) 27 1.6
28) 28 1.7
29) 29 1.6
30) 30 2.1
31) 31 1.7
32) 32 1.9
33) 33 1.8
34) 34 1.8
35) 35 1.8
36) 36 1.8
37) 37 2
38) 38 1.7
39) 39 1.7
40) 40 2.4
41) 41 1.6
42) 42 2.1
43) 43 2.1
44) 44 2
45) 45 2.1
46) 46 1.8
47) 47 1.9
48) 48 1.9
49) 49 1.8
50) 50 2.6
51) 51 1.7
52) 52 2.1
53) 53 1.8
54) 54 1.8
55) 55 1.7
56) 56 1.4
57) 57 1.4
58) 58 1.5
59) 59 1.4
60) 60 2
61) 61 1
62) 62 1.4
63) 63 1.2
64) 64 1.2
65) 65 1.3
66) 66 .8
67) 67 .9
68) 68 .9
69) 69 .8
70) 70 1
71) 71 .7
72) 72 .8
73) 73 .8
74) 74 .7
75) 75 .8
76) 76 .6
77) 77 .7
78) 78 .6
79) 79 .6
80) 80 .8
81) 81 .4
82) 82 .5
83) 83 .4
84) 84 .4
85) 85 .3
86) 86 .3
87) 87 .2
88) 88 .2
89) 89 .1
90) 90 .1
91) 91 .1
92) 92 0
93) 93 0
94) 94 0
95) 95 0
96) 96 0
97) 97 and older 0
99) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 2.1
TOTAL35556100.0
122) Were you born in the United States, or in another country? (Q60)
TOTAL%
1) Born in U.S. 87.6
2) Born in another country 11.4
3) Born in Puerto Rico (Vol.) .5
4) Born in other U.S. territories (Guam, Samoa, Virgin Islands) (Vol.) .1
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) .4
TOTAL35556100.0
123) 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 49.7
2) No 49.1
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol). 1.3
Missing32452 
TOTAL3104100.0
124) 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. 3.1
2) Yes, mother born outside U.S. 2.3
3) Yes, both parents born outside U.S. 4.2
4) No, both parents born in U.S. 90.1
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol). .4
Missing3377 
TOTAL32179100.0
125) What is the last grade or class that you completed in school? (EDUC)
TOTAL%
1) None, or grade 1-8 4.1
2) High school incomplete (Grades 9-11) 9.8
3) High school graduate (Grade 12 or GED certificate) 32.2
4) Technical, trade, or vocational school AFTER high school 3.4
5) Some college, no 4-year degree (including associate degree) 23.3
6) College graduate (B.S., B.A., or other 4-year degree) 16
7) Post-graduate training or professional schooling after college (e.g., toward a master's Degree or Ph.D.; law or medical school) 10.7
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) .6
TOTAL35556100.0
126) 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 6.8
2) $10,000 to under $20,000 8.8
3) $20,000 to under $30,000 10.2
4) $30,000 to under $40,000 9.7
5) $40,000 to under $50,000 8.6
6) $50,000 to under $75,000 14.1
7) $75,000 to under $100,000 10.6
8) $100,000 to under $150,000 8.1
9) $150,000 or more 6.6
99) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 16.6
TOTAL35556100.0
127) 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 81.1
2) No, not registered 18.2
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) .8
Missing1459 
TOTAL34097100.0
128) 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 95.8
2) Chance registration has lapsed 3.6
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) .6
Missing6385 
TOTAL29171100.0
129) In politics today, do you consider yourself a Republican, Democrat, or Independent? (PARTY)
TOTAL%
1) Republican 25.6
2) Democrat 31.8
3) Independent 31.5
4) No preference (Vol.) 6.2
5) Other party (Vol.) .5
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 4.5
TOTAL35556100.0
130) 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 22.7
2) Democrat 35.4
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 42
Missing21063 
TOTAL14493100.0
131) In general, would you describe your political views as . . . (IDEO)
TOTAL%
1) Very conservative 6.9
2) Conservative 29.9
3) Moderate 35.7
4) Liberal 15
5) Very liberal 5.1
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 7.4
TOTAL35556100.0
132) 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 72.4
2) Did not vote (includes too young to vote) 26.1
8) Don't remember if voted (Vol.) .6
9) Refused (Vol.) .9
Missing1459 
TOTAL34097100.0
133) IF YES (PVOTE04A=1), ASK: Did you vote for Bush, Kerry, or someone else? (PVOTE04B)
TOTAL%
1) Bush 47.7
2) Kerry 37.5
3) Other candidate 7.3
4) Don't remember which candidate (Vol.) 1.7
9) Refused (Vol.) 5.8
Missing8588 
TOTAL26968100.0
134) What is your age? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-AGE)
TOTAL%
1) 18-29 19.9
2) 30-39 18.8
3) 40-49 20.2
4) 50-64 24.6
5) 65 and older 16.5
Missing861 
TOTAL34695100.0
135) Respondent's sex (for use with online analysis) (I-SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Male 48.2
2) Female 51.8
TOTAL35556100.0
136) In politics today, do you consider yourself a Republican, Democrat, or Independent? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-PARTYID)
TOTAL%
1) Republican 26.8
2) Democrat 33.3
3) Independent 32.9
4) No preference (Vol.) 6.5
5) Other party (Vol.) .5
Missing1454 
TOTAL34102100.0
137) 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. (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-INCOME)
TOTAL%
1) Less than $30,000 30.9
2) $30,000 to under $50,000 21.9
3) $50,000 to under $75,000 16.9
4) $75,000 to under $100,000 12.7
5) $100,000 to under $150,000 9.7
6) $150,000 or more 7.9
Missing6121 
TOTAL29435100.0
138) What is the last grade or class that you completed in school? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-EDUC)
TOTAL%
1) Less than high school graduate 13.9
2) High school graduate (Grade 12 or GED certificate) 32.4
3) Technical, trade, or vocational school AFTER high school 3.4
4) Some college, no 4-year degree (including associate degree) 23.4
5) College graduate (B.S., B.A., or other 4-year degree) 16.1
6) Post-graduate training or professional schooling after college (e.g., toward a master's Degree or Ph.D.; law or medical school) 10.8
Missing258 
TOTAL35298100.0