Religion and Politics Survey, November 2011

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Percentages are weighted by 156) WEIGHT; Total Ns reported are unweighted
1) Unique ID (PSRAID)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL2001157926.6362078.54
2) Sample type (SAMPLE)
TOTAL%
1) Landline 50.8
2) Cell 49.2
TOTAL2001100.0
3) Interview date (INT_DATE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL2001111152.13163.68
4) Date of first call (FCALL)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL2001111110.100.97
5) Call attempt (ATTEMPT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL20012.191.44
6) Refusal conversion (REFUSAL)
TOTAL%
0) No 83.8
1) Yes 16.2
TOTAL2001100.0
7) Language of interview (LANG)
TOTAL%
1) English 94.1
2) Spanish 5.9
TOTAL2001100.0
8) Form split (FORM)
TOTAL%
1) Form 1 48.9
2) Form 2 51.1
TOTAL2001100.0
9) Census region - from zip merge (CREGION)
TOTAL%
1) Northeast 19.3
2) Midwest 21.6
3) South 36.2
4) West 22.9
TOTAL2001100.0
10) State - from zip merge (STATE)
TOTAL%
1) Alabama 1.1
2) Alaska .2
4) Arizona 2.1
5) Arkansas 1.4
6) California 12
8) Colorado 1.9
9) Connecticut 1.1
10) Delaware .2
11) District of Columbia .5
12) Florida 5.8
13) Georgia 2.5
15) Hawaii .2
16) Idaho .7
17) Illinois 3.8
18) Indiana 1.9
19) Iowa 1.2
20) Kansas .9
21) Kentucky 2
22) Louisiana 1.8
23) Maine .5
24) Maryland 1.6
25) Massachusetts 2.6
26) Michigan 3.3
27) Minnesota 1.7
28) Mississippi .8
29) Missouri 1.7
30) Montana .1
31) Nebraska .4
32) Nevada .4
33) New Hampshire .2
34) New Jersey 2.8
35) New Mexico .4
36) New York 6.9
37) North Carolina 2.7
38) North Dakota .4
39) Ohio 3.5
40) Oklahoma 1.6
41) Oregon 1.7
42) Pennsylvania 4.5
44) Rhode Island .4
45) South Carolina 1.7
46) South Dakota .3
47) Tennessee 1.7
48) Texas 7
49) Utah .6
50) Vermont .2
51) Virginia 3.1
53) Washington 2.3
54) West Virginia .7
55) Wisconsin 2.4
56) Wyoming .3
TOTAL2001100.0
11) Community type from zip merge (USR)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1919
12) Recoded population density - from zip merge (DENSITY)
TOTAL%
1) Lowest 19.9
2) 2 20.4
3) 3 20.2
4) 4 20.3
5) Highest 19.2
TOTAL2001100.0
13) Census region - sample (SCREGION)
TOTAL%
1) Northeast 19.3
2) Midwest 21.9
3) South 36.1
4) West 22.7
TOTAL2001100.0
14) State from FIPS - sample (SSTATE)
TOTAL%
1) Alabama 1.1
2) Alaska .2
4) Arizona 1.8
5) Arkansas 1.5
6) California 11.7
8) Colorado 2.1
9) Connecticut 1.2
10) Delaware .2
11) District of Columbia .5
12) Florida 5.4
13) Georgia 2.7
15) Hawaii .2
16) Idaho .7
17) Illinois 3.9
18) Indiana 1.9
19) Iowa 1.1
20) Kansas 1
21) Kentucky 2.1
22) Louisiana 1.7
23) Maine .5
24) Maryland 1.8
25) Massachusetts 2.4
26) Michigan 3.1
27) Minnesota 1.8
28) Mississippi .8
29) Missouri 1.8
30) Montana .1
31) Nebraska .5
32) Nevada .4
33) New Hampshire .3
34) New Jersey 2.7
35) New Mexico .4
36) New York 6.8
37) North Carolina 2.4
38) North Dakota .3
39) Ohio 3.7
40) Oklahoma 1.5
41) Oregon 1.6
42) Pennsylvania 4.8
44) Rhode Island .4
45) South Carolina 1.6
46) South Dakota .4
47) Tennessee 1.8
48) Texas 7.4
49) Utah .6
50) Vermont .2
51) Virginia 3.1
53) Washington 2.5
54) West Virginia .6
55) Wisconsin 2.4
56) Wyoming .3
TOTAL2001100.0
15) Community type - sample (SUSR)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1200
16) MSA code - sample (SMSA)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL200125912.9415283.54
17) Interviewer gender (IGENDER)
TOTAL%
1) Male 32.9
2) Female 67.1
Missing36 
TOTAL1965100.0
18) Interviewer race/ethnicity (IRACE)
TOTAL%
1) White 33.4
2) Black or African American 50
3) Hispanic 9
4) Asian or Asian American 1.4
5) Some other race 6.1
Missing36 
TOTAL1965100.0
19) Introduction rotation for landline sample (LLITEXT)
TOTAL%
1) Male first 49.7
2) Female first 50.3
Missing801 
TOTAL1200100.0
20) Are you under 18 years old, or are you 18 and older? (OLDER18)
TOTAL%
2) 18 or older 100
Missing1200 
TOTAL801100.0
21) Do you approve or disapprove of the way Barack Obama is handling his job as President? [IF DK ENTER AS DK. IF DEPENDS PROBE ONCE WITH: Overall do you approve or disapprove of the way Barack Obama is handling his job as President? IF STILL DEPENDS ENTER AS DK] (Q1)
TOTAL%
1) Approve 45.7
2) Disapprove 46.5
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 7.8
TOTAL2001100.0
22) Do you approve or disapprove of the way Barack Obama is handling [INSERT ITEM, RANDOMIZE; OBSERVE FORM SPLITS] How about [NEXT ITEM]? [REPEAT INTRODUCTION AS NECESSARY] a. The economy (Q3A)
TOTAL%
1) Approve 35.5
2) Disapprove 58.4
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 6.1
TOTAL2001100.0
23) Do you approve or disapprove of the way Barack Obama is handling [INSERT ITEM, RANDOMIZE; OBSERVE FORM SPLITS] How about [NEXT ITEM]? [REPEAT INTRODUCTION AS NECESSARY] b. The federal budget deficit (Q3B)
TOTAL%
1) Approve 34.2
2) Disapprove 57
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 8.8
TOTAL2001100.0
24) Do you approve or disapprove of the way Barack Obama is handling [INSERT ITEM, RANDOMIZE; OBSERVE FORM SPLITS] How about [NEXT ITEM]? [REPEAT INTRODUCTION AS NECESSARY] c. The nation's foreign policy (Q3C)
TOTAL%
1) Approve 46.1
2) Disapprove 40.5
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 13.4
TOTAL2001100.0
25) FORM 1: Do you approve or disapprove of the way Barack Obama is handling [INSERT ITEM, RANDOMIZE; OBSERVE FORM SPLITS] How about [NEXT ITEM]? [REPEAT INTRODUCTION AS NECESSARY] d. The nation's immigration policy (Q3DF1)
TOTAL%
1) Approve 31.7
2) Disapprove 48.8
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 19.6
Missing1020 
TOTAL981100.0
26) FORM 2: Do you approve or disapprove of the way Barack Obama is handling [INSERT ITEM, RANDOMIZE; OBSERVE FORM SPLITS] How about [NEXT ITEM]? [REPEAT INTRODUCTION AS NECESSARY] e. Energy policy (Q3EF2)
TOTAL%
1) Approve 44.1
2) Disapprove 37.7
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 18.3
Missing981 
TOTAL1020100.0
27) Do you approve or disapprove of the job the [INSERT ITEM; RANDOMIZE] are doing? [IF DK ENTER AS DK. IF DEPENDS PROBE ONCE WITH: Overall do you approve or disapprove of the job the [ITEM] are doing? IF STILL DEPENDS ENTER AS DK]. a. Republican leaders in Congress (Q4A)
TOTAL%
1) Approve 22.8
2) Disapprove 67.2
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 10
TOTAL2001100.0
28) Do you approve or disapprove of the job the [INSERT ITEM; RANDOMIZE] are doing? [IF DK ENTER AS DK. IF DEPENDS PROBE ONCE WITH: Overall do you approve or disapprove of the job the [ITEM] are doing? IF STILL DEPENDS ENTER AS DK]. b. Democratic leaders in Congress (Q4B)
TOTAL%
1) Approve 29.8
2) Disapprove 60.8
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 9.4
TOTAL2001100.0
29) As I read some names, please tell me if you have a favorable or unfavorable opinion of each person. First, [INSERT NAME; RANDOMIZE] would you say your overall opinion of [INSERT NAME] is very favorable, mostly favorable, mostly unfavorable, or very unfavorable? How about [NEXT NAME]? [IF NECESSARY: would you say your overall opinion of [NAME] is very favorable, mostly favorable, mostly unfavorable, or very unfavorable?] a. Barack Obama (Q10A)
TOTAL%
1) Very favorable 21.4
2) Mostly favorable 31
3) Mostly unfavorable 20.5
4) Very unfavorable 24.1
5) Never heard of (Vol.) .1
6) Can't rate (Vol.) 1
9) Refused (Vol.) 1.9
TOTAL2001100.0
30) As I read some names, please tell me if you have a favorable or unfavorable opinion of each person. First, [INSERT NAME; RANDOMIZE] would you say your overall opinion of [INSERT NAME] is very favorable, mostly favorable, mostly unfavorable, or very unfavorable? How about [NEXT NAME]? [IF NECESSARY: would you say your overall opinion of [NAME] is very favorable, mostly favorable, mostly unfavorable, or very unfavorable?] b. Mitt Romney (Q10B)
TOTAL%
1) Very favorable 6.9
2) Mostly favorable 29.4
3) Mostly unfavorable 26.5
4) Very unfavorable 16
5) Never heard of (Vol.) 9.2
6) Can't rate (Vol.) 8.7
9) Refused (Vol.) 3.3
TOTAL2001100.0
31) As I read some names, please tell me if you have a favorable or unfavorable opinion of each person. First, [INSERT NAME; RANDOMIZE] would you say your overall opinion of [INSERT NAME] is very favorable, mostly favorable, mostly unfavorable, or very unfavorable? How about [NEXT NAME]? [IF NECESSARY: would you say your overall opinion of [NAME] is very favorable, mostly favorable, mostly unfavorable, or very unfavorable?] c. Rick Perry (Q10C)
TOTAL%
1) Very favorable 4.2
2) Mostly favorable 21
3) Mostly unfavorable 26
4) Very unfavorable 24.5
5) Never heard of (Vol.) 11.6
6) Can't rate (Vol.) 9.7
9) Refused (Vol.) 3
TOTAL2001100.0
32) As I read some names, please tell me if you have a favorable or unfavorable opinion of each person. First, [INSERT NAME; RANDOMIZE] would you say your overall opinion of [INSERT NAME] is very favorable, mostly favorable, mostly unfavorable, or very unfavorable? How about [NEXT NAME]? [IF NECESSARY: would you say your overall opinion of [NAME] is very favorable, mostly favorable, mostly unfavorable, or very unfavorable?] d. Herman Cain (Q10D)
TOTAL%
1) Very favorable 8.6
2) Mostly favorable 20.2
3) Mostly unfavorable 24.8
4) Very unfavorable 24.9
5) Never heard of (Vol.) 10.2
6) Can't rate (Vol.) 8.3
9) Refused (Vol.) 2.9
TOTAL2001100.0
33) As I read some names, please tell me if you have a favorable or unfavorable opinion of each person. First, [INSERT NAME; RANDOMIZE] would you say your overall opinion of [INSERT NAME] is very favorable, mostly favorable, mostly unfavorable, or very unfavorable? How about [NEXT NAME]? [IF NECESSARY: would you say your overall opinion of [NAME] is very favorable, mostly favorable, mostly unfavorable, or very unfavorable?] e. Newt Gingrich (Q10E)
TOTAL%
1) Very favorable 8.9
2) Mostly favorable 22.5
3) Mostly unfavorable 24.9
4) Very unfavorable 22.9
5) Never heard of (Vol.) 10.8
6) Can't rate (Vol.) 7.3
9) Refused (Vol.) 2.6
TOTAL2001100.0
34) In your opinion, is President Obama doing as much as he can to improve economic conditions or do you think he could be doing more? (Q11)
TOTAL%
1) Doing as much as he can 35.2
2) Could be doing more 61.1
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 3.7
TOTAL2001100.0
35) Which of the following national economic issues worries you most? (Q12)
TOTAL%
1) Problems in the financial and housing markets 12.5
2) The federal budget deficit 22
3) Rising prices 13.5
4) The job situation 47.4
7) Other - specify (Vol.) 1.8
8) None/Not worried about any (Vol.) .6
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 2.3
TOTAL2001100.0
36) Which of the following national economic issues worries you most? Other (Q12OTH)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL40
37) 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 76.5
2) No, not registered 22.9
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) .5
TOTAL2001100.0
38) IF REGIST = 1: 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 93.7
2) Chance registration has lapsed 5.8
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) .5
Missing354 
TOTAL1647100.0
39) Voter status (VOTER)
TOTAL%
1) Registered voter 71.7
2) Not registered voter 28.3
TOTAL2001100.0
40) How much thought, if any, have you given to candidates who may be running for president in 2012? (Q20)
TOTAL%
1) A lot 36
2) Some 26.4
3) Not much 21.2
4) None at all 15
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 1.4
TOTAL2001100.0
41) IF REGICERT = 1: Overall, what's your impression of the candidates running for the Republican presidential nomination? As a group, would you say they are excellent candidates, good candidates, only fair candidates or poor candidates? (Q22)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent 5.4
2) Good 22.7
3) Only fair 36.3
4) Poor 28.4
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 7.3
Missing425 
TOTAL1576100.0
42) IF REGICERT = 1: As I name some possible Republican candidates for president in 2012, please tell me which one, if any, you would most like to see nominated as the Republican Party's candidate? [PROBE IF NECESSARY: As of today, who would you say you lean toward?] (Q23)
TOTAL%
1) Michele Bachmann 6.4
2) Herman Cain 15.3
3) Newt Gingrich 9.9
4) Jon Huntsman 4.9
5) Ron Paul 9.7
6) Rick Perry 7.2
7) Mitt Romney 21.5
8) Rick Santorum 1.6
9) Other - specify (Vol.) .5
10) None (Vol.) 14.1
11) Too early to tell (Vol.) 3.4
99) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 5.5
Missing425 
TOTAL1576100.0
43) IF REGICERT = 1: As I name some possible Republican candidates for president in 2012, please tell me which one, if any, you would most like to see nominated as the Republican Party's candidate? [PROBE IF NECESSARY: As of today, who would you say you lean toward?] Other (Q23OTH)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL7
44) IF NAMED FIRST CHOICE: Who, if anyone would be your second choice for the Republican nomination in 2012? (Q24)
TOTAL%
1) Michele Bachmann 7.7
2) Herman Cain 12.5
3) Newt Gingrich 14.3
4) Jon Huntsman 4.2
5) Ron Paul 6.2
6) Rick Perry 9.4
7) Mitt Romney 19.9
8) Rick Santorum 3.5
9) Other - specify (Vol.) 2.2
10) None (Vol.) 14.5
11) Too early to tell (Vol.) .6
99) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 4.9
Missing770 
TOTAL1231100.0
45) IF NAMED FIRST CHOICE: Who, if anyone, would be your second choice for the Republican nomination in 2012? Other (Q24OTH)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL24
46) IF REGICERT = 1: Apart from who you would like to see nominated, which Republican candidate do you think has the best chance of defeating Barack Obama next November? [OPEN END; RECORD FIRST MENTION ONLY.] [IF PERSON OFFERS MULTIPLE CANDIDATES, PROBE WITH: Which of those do you think has the best chance of defeating Obama?] (Q25)
TOTAL%
1) Michele Bachmann 2
2) Herman Cain 12.1
3) Newt Gingrich 8.5
4) Jon Huntsman .7
5) Ron Paul 2.3
6) Rick Perry 6.5
7) Mitt Romney 29.5
96) All .7
97) None 15.9
98) Other - specify 1.2
99) Don't know/Refused 20.5
Missing425 
TOTAL1576100.0
47) IF REGICERT = 1: Apart from who you would like to see nominated, which Republican candidate do you think has the best chance of defeating Barack Obama next November? [OPEN END; RECORD FIRST MENTION ONLY.] [IF PERSON OFFERS MULTIPLE CANDIDATES, PROBE WITH: Which of those do you think has the best chance of defeating Obama?] Other (Q25OTH)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL25
48) IF REGICERT = 1: Obama-Romney horserace (OBAMAROM)
TOTAL%
1) Obama/lean Obama 49
2) Romney/lean Romney 46.9
3) Other/refused to lean .8
9) Don't know/refused to lean 3.3
Missing425 
TOTAL1576100.0
49) IF REGICERT = 1: Now, suppose the 2012 presidential election were being held today and you had to choose between, [READ AND RANDOMIZE], who would you vote for? (Q30)
TOTAL%
1) Barack Obama, the Democrat 48.3
2) Mitt Romney, the Republican 45.8
3) Other candidate (Vol.) .7
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 5.2
Missing425 
TOTAL1576100.0
50) IF OTHER OR DK: As of today, do you lean more to [READ IN SAME ORDER AS VOTETDY1]? (Q30A)
TOTAL%
1) Barack Obama, the Democrat 12.5
2) Mitt Romney, the Republican 19
3) Other candidate (Vol.) 7.7
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 60.8
Missing1907 
TOTAL94100.0
51) IF OBAMA OR ROMNEY: Would you support [INSERT LAST NAME OF CANDIDATE CHOSEN] over [INSERT LAST NAME OF CANDIDATE NOT CHOSEN] strongly, or not? (Q30B)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly 82.8
2) Not strongly 16.1
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 1.1
Missing519 
TOTAL1482100.0
52) IF REGICERT = 1: Obama-Perry horserace (OBAMAPER)
TOTAL%
1) Obama/lean Obama 52.6
2) Perry/lean Perry 42.2
3) Other/refused to lean 1.4
9) Don't know/refused to lean 3.9
Missing425 
TOTAL1576100.0
53) IF REGICERT = 1: Now, suppose the 2012 presidential election were being held today and you had to choose between, [READ AND RANDOMIZE], who would you vote for? (Q31)
TOTAL%
1) Barack Obama, the Democrat 51.7
2) Rick Perry, the Republican 40
3) Other candidate (Vol.) 1.5
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 6.9
Missing425 
TOTAL1576100.0
54) IF OTHER OR DK: As of today, do you lean more to [READ IN SAME ORDER AS VOTETDY1]? (Q31A)
TOTAL%
1) Barack Obama, the Democrat 10.8
2) Rick Perry, the Republican 26.2
3) Other candidate (Vol.) 9.8
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 53.2
Missing1873 
TOTAL128100.0
55) IF OBAMA OR PERRY: Would you support [INSERT LAST NAME OF CANDIDATE CHOSEN] over [INSERT LAST NAME OF CANDIDATE NOT CHOSEN] strongly, or not? (Q31B)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly 85.2
2) Not strongly 13.6
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 1.2
Missing553 
TOTAL1448100.0
56) IF REGICERT = 1: Obama-Cain horserace (OBAMCAIN)
TOTAL%
1) Obama/lean Obama 54
2) Cain/lean Cain 41.5
3) Other/refused to lean 1.3
9) Don't know/refused to lean 3.2
Missing425 
TOTAL1576100.0
57) IF REGICERT = 1: Now, suppose the 2012 presidential election were being held today and you had to choose between, [READ AND RANDOMIZE], who would you vote for? (Q32)
TOTAL%
1) Barack Obama, the Democrat 53.2
2) Herman Cain, the Republican 40
3) Other candidate (Vol.) 1.8
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 5
Missing425 
TOTAL1576100.0
58) IF OTHER OR DK: As of today, do you lean more to [READ IN SAME ORDER AS VOTETDY1]? (Q32A)
TOTAL%
1) Barack Obama, the Democrat 12.1
2) Herman Cain, the Republican 21.6
3) Other candidate (Vol.) 11.4
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 54.9
Missing1882 
TOTAL119100.0
59) IF OBAMA OR CAIN: Would you support [INSERT LAST NAME OF CANDIDATE CHOSEN] over [INSERT LAST NAME OF CANDIDATE NOT CHOSEN] strongly, or not? (Q32B)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly 87
2) Not strongly 12.4
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) .6
Missing544 
TOTAL1457100.0
60) IF REGICERT = 1: Obama-Gingrich horserace (OBAMAGIN)
TOTAL%
1) Obama/lean Obama 53.6
2) Gingrich/lean Gingrich 42
3) Other/refused to lean .9
9) Don't know/refused to lean 3.5
Missing425 
TOTAL1576100.0
61) IF REGICERT = 1: Now, suppose the 2012 presidential election were being held today and you had to choose between, [READ AND RANDOMIZE], who would you vote for? (Q33)
TOTAL%
1) Barack Obama, the Democrat 52.8
2) Newt Gingrich, the Republican 40.9
3) Other candidate (Vol.) 1
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 5.3
Missing425 
TOTAL1576100.0
62) IF OTHER OR DK: As of today, do you lean more to [READ IN SAME ORDER AS VOTETDY1]? (Q33A)
TOTAL%
1) Barack Obama, the Democrat 13.9
2) Newt Gingrich, the Republican 17.3
3) Other candidate (Vol.) 10.5
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 58.2
Missing1895 
TOTAL106100.0
63) IF OBAMA OR GINGRICH: Would you support [INSERT LAST NAME OF CANDIDATE CHOSEN] over [INSERT LAST NAME OF CANDIDATE NOT CHOSEN] strongly, or not? (Q33B)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly 85.3
2) Not strongly 13.9
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) .9
Missing531 
TOTAL1470100.0
64) IF REGICERT = 1: As I read some phrases, please tell me whether you think each one describes Mitt Romney. First, [INSERT FIRST ITEM; RANDOMIZE], does this describe Mitt Romney, or not? How about [INSERT NEXT ITEM]? [REPEAT IF NECESSARY: does this describe Mitt Romney, or not]? a. A strong conservative (Q34A)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, describes Mitt Romney 48.1
2) No 34.9
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 17
Missing425 
TOTAL1576100.0
65) IF REGICERT = 1: As I read some phrases, please tell me whether you think each one describes Mitt Romney. First, [INSERT FIRST ITEM; RANDOMIZE], does this describe Mitt Romney, or not? How about [INSERT NEXT ITEM]? [REPEAT IF NECESSARY: does this describe Mitt Romney, or not]? b. Shares your religious beliefs (Q34B)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, describes Mitt Romney 19.3
2) No 56.2
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 24.5
Missing425 
TOTAL1576100.0
66) IF REGICERT = 1: As I read some phrases, please tell me whether you think each one describes Mitt Romney. First, [INSERT FIRST ITEM; RANDOMIZE], does this describe Mitt Romney, or not? How about [INSERT NEXT ITEM]? [REPEAT IF NECESSARY: does this describe Mitt Romney, or not]? c. Takes consistent positions on issues (Q34C)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, describes Mitt Romney 37.3
2) No 43.1
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 19.6
Missing425 
TOTAL1576100.0
67) IF REGICERT = 1: As I read some phrases, please tell me whether you think each one describes Mitt Romney. First, [INSERT FIRST ITEM; RANDOMIZE], does this describe Mitt Romney, or not? How about [INSERT NEXT ITEM]? [REPEAT IF NECESSARY: does this describe Mitt Romney, or not]? d. Understands the needs of people like you (Q34D)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, describes Mitt Romney 37.1
2) No 47
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 15.8
Missing425 
TOTAL1576100.0
68) IF REGICERT = 1: As I read some phrases, please tell me whether you think each one describes Mitt Romney. First, [INSERT FIRST ITEM; RANDOMIZE], does this describe Mitt Romney, or not? How about [INSERT NEXT ITEM]? [REPEAT IF NECESSARY: does this describe Mitt Romney, or not]? e. Well-qualified to be president (Q34E)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, describes Mitt Romney 53.6
2) No 33.1
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 13.3
Missing425 
TOTAL1576100.0
69) IF REGICERT = 1: As I read some phrases, please tell me whether you think each one describes Mitt Romney. First, [INSERT FIRST ITEM; RANDOMIZE], does this describe Mitt Romney, or not? How about [INSERT NEXT ITEM]? [REPEAT IF NECESSARY: does this describe Mitt Romney, or not]? f. Honest and trustworthy (Q34F)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, describes Mitt Romney 52
2) No 32.1
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 15.9
Missing425 
TOTAL1576100.0
70) IF REGICERT = 1: As I read some phrases, please tell me whether you think each one describes Herman Cain. First, [INSERT FIRST ITEM; RANDOMIZE], does this describe Herman Cain, or not? How about [INSERT NEXT ITEM]? [REPEAT IF NECESSARY: does this describe Herman Cain, or not]? a. A strong conservative (Q35A)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, describes Herman Cain 52
2) No 27.4
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 20.6
Missing425 
TOTAL1576100.0
71) IF REGICERT = 1: As I read some phrases, please tell me whether you think each one describes Herman Cain. First, [INSERT FIRST ITEM; RANDOMIZE], does this describe Herman Cain, or not? How about [INSERT NEXT ITEM]? [REPEAT IF NECESSARY: does this describe Herman Cain, or not]? b. Shares your religious beliefs (Q35B)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, describes Herman Cain 23
2) No 41.6
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 35.3
Missing425 
TOTAL1576100.0
72) IF REGICERT = 1: As I read some phrases, please tell me whether you think each one describes Herman Cain. First, [INSERT FIRST ITEM; RANDOMIZE], does this describe Herman Cain, or not? How about [INSERT NEXT ITEM]? [REPEAT IF NECESSARY: does this describe Herman Cain, or not]? c. Takes consistent positions on issues (Q35C)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, describes Herman Cain 44.5
2) No 32.9
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 22.5
Missing425 
TOTAL1576100.0
73) IF REGICERT = 1: As I read some phrases, please tell me whether you think each one describes Herman Cain. First, [INSERT FIRST ITEM; RANDOMIZE], does this describe Herman Cain, or not? How about [INSERT NEXT ITEM]? [REPEAT IF NECESSARY: does this describe Herman Cain, or not]? d. Understands the needs of people like you (Q35D)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, describes Herman Cain 38.5
2) No 45.6
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 15.9
Missing425 
TOTAL1576100.0
74) IF REGICERT = 1: As I read some phrases, please tell me whether you think each one describes Herman Cain. First, [INSERT FIRST ITEM; RANDOMIZE], does this describe Herman Cain, or not? How about [INSERT NEXT ITEM]? [REPEAT IF NECESSARY: does this describe Herman Cain, or not]? e. Well-qualified to be president (Q35E)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, describes Herman Cain 32.8
2) No 52.5
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 14.7
Missing425 
TOTAL1576100.0
75) IF REGICERT = 1: As I read some phrases, please tell me whether you think each one describes Herman Cain. First, [INSERT FIRST ITEM; RANDOMIZE], does this describe Herman Cain, or not? How about [INSERT NEXT ITEM]? [REPEAT IF NECESSARY: does this describe Herman Cain, or not]? f. Honest and trustworthy (Q35F)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, describes Herman Cain 32.4
2) No 48.6
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 19
Missing425 
TOTAL1576100.0
76) IF REGICERT = 1: How much, if anything, have you heard about a Massachusetts health care law that Mitt Romney supported when he was governor? Have you heard a lot, a little, or nothing at all? (Q36)
TOTAL%
1) A lot 22.5
2) A little 35.1
3) Nothing at all 41.7
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) .8
Missing425 
TOTAL1576100.0
77) IF A LOT OR A LITTLE: From what you've heard, do you have a favorable or unfavorable impression of the Massachusetts health care law? (Q37)
TOTAL%
1) Favorable 41
2) Unfavorable 39.8
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 19.2
Missing1006 
TOTAL995100.0
78) IF REGICERT = 1: How much, if anything, have you heard about accusations that Herman Cain sexually harassed several women in the 1990s? Have you heard a lot, a little, or nothing at all? (Q38)
TOTAL%
1) A lot 66.9
2) A little 20.1
3) Nothing at all 12.4
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) .6
Missing425 
TOTAL1576100.0
79) IF A LOT OR A LITTLE: From what you've read and heard, do you think the allegations of sexual harassment against Herman Cain are true or false? (Q39)
TOTAL%
1) True 45.4
2) False 30.4
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 24.2
Missing582 
TOTAL1419100.0
80) In your view, what is the best way to reduce the federal budget deficit? Should we mostly focus on [RANDOMIZE: Cutting major programs / Increasing taxes] mostly focus on [increasing taxes / cutting major programs] or should we do a combination of both? (Q40)
TOTAL%
1) Cutting major programs 17.1
2) Increasing taxes 8.5
3) Combination of both 62.4
4) Deficit is not a priority/Don't focus on deficit (Vol.) 1.2
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 10.8
TOTAL2001100.0
81) How much, if anything, have you heard about a Congressional 'super committee' whose job is to propose a plan to significantly reduce the federal budget deficit? Have you heard a lot, a little, or nothing at all? (Q42)
TOTAL%
1) A lot 21
2) A little 40.3
3) Nothing at all 38
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) .7
TOTAL2001100.0
82) When it comes to the federal budget deficit, would you like lawmakers who share your views to [READ AND RANDOMIZE]? (Q43)
TOTAL%
1) Stand by their principles, even if that means no progress is made 28.7
2) Be willing to compromise, even if that means they strike a deal you disagree with 61
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 10.4
TOTAL2001100.0
83) As you may know, if this super committee does not come up with a plan that passes by the end of this year it will trigger automatic cuts in government spending, including both defense and domestic programs. Do you think this is a good idea or a bad idea? (Q44)
TOTAL%
1) Good idea 34.3
2) Bad idea 56.4
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 9.3
TOTAL2001100.0
84) Do you feel that [INSERT ITEM; RANDOMIZE] is generally friendly toward religion, neutral toward religion, or unfriendly toward religion? a. The Democratic Party (Q50A)
TOTAL%
1) Friendly 29.7
2) Neutral 39.6
3) Unfriendly 19.9
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 10.8
TOTAL2001100.0
85) Do you feel that [INSERT ITEM; RANDOMIZE] is generally friendly toward religion, neutral toward religion, or unfriendly toward religion? b. The Republican Party (Q50B)
TOTAL%
1) Friendly 43
2) Neutral 26.3
3) Unfriendly 18.5
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 12.2
TOTAL2001100.0
86) Do you happen to know if [INSERT FIRST NAME; RANDOMIZE] is Protestant, Catholic, Mormon, Jewish, Muslim, atheist, agnostic, or some other religion? How about [INSERT NEXT NAME]? Is he Protestant, Catholic, Mormon, Jewish, Muslim, atheist, agnostic, or some other religion? a. Mitt Romney (Q51A)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant (includes Baptist, Methodist, Presbyterian, Episcopalian, Church of Christ, etc.) 2.9
2) Catholic (Roman Catholic) 3
3) Mormon (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints/LDS) 39.2
4) Jewish (Judaism) .3
5) Muslim (Islam) .8
6) Atheist (does not believe in God) .3
7) Agnostic (not sure if there is a God) .2
9) Christian (Vol.) 1.4
98) Don't know (Vol.) 51.3
99) Refused (Vol.) .7
TOTAL2001100.0
87) Do you happen to know if [INSERT FIRST NAME; RANDOMIZE] is Protestant, Catholic, Mormon, Jewish, Muslim, atheist, agnostic, or some other religion? How about [INSERT NEXT NAME]? Is he Protestant, Catholic, Mormon, Jewish, Muslim, atheist, agnostic, or some other religion? a. Mitt Romney (Other religion) (Q51AOTH)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL2
88) Do you happen to know if [INSERT FIRST NAME; RANDOMIZE] is Protestant, Catholic, Mormon, Jewish, Muslim, atheist, agnostic, or some other religion? How about [INSERT NEXT NAME]? Is he Protestant, Catholic, Mormon, Jewish, Muslim, atheist, agnostic, or some other religion? b. Rick Perry (Q51B)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant (includes Baptist, Methodist, Presbyterian, Episcopalian, Church of Christ, etc.) 20.2
2) Catholic (Roman Catholic) 3.7
3) Mormon (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints/LDS) 1.8
4) Jewish (Judaism) .4
5) Muslim (Islam) .2
6) Atheist (does not believe in God) .3
7) Agnostic (not sure if there is a God) 0
8) Some other religion .2
9) Christian (Vol.) 4.8
98) Don't know (Vol.) 67.8
99) Refused (Vol.) .5
TOTAL2001100.0
89) Do you happen to know if [INSERT FIRST NAME; RANDOMIZE] is Protestant, Catholic, Mormon, Jewish, Muslim, atheist, agnostic, or some other religion? How about [INSERT NEXT NAME]? Is he Protestant, Catholic, Mormon, Jewish, Muslim, atheist, agnostic, or some other religion? b. Rick Perry (Other religion) (Q51BOTH)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL11
90) Do you happen to know if [INSERT FIRST NAME; RANDOMIZE] is Protestant, Catholic, Mormon, Jewish, Muslim, atheist, agnostic, or some other religion? How about [INSERT NEXT NAME]? Is he Protestant, Catholic, Mormon, Jewish, Muslim, atheist, agnostic, or some other religion? c. Herman Cain (Q51C)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant (includes Baptist, Methodist, Presbyterian, Episcopalian, Church of Christ, etc.) 17.3
2) Catholic (Roman Catholic) 2.9
3) Mormon (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints/LDS) .7
4) Jewish (Judaism) .5
5) Muslim (Islam) .5
6) Atheist (does not believe in God) .2
7) Agnostic (not sure if there is a God) .2
9) Christian (Vol.) 4.2
98) Don't know (Vol.) 72.8
99) Refused (Vol.) .6
TOTAL2001100.0
91) Do you happen to know if [INSERT FIRST NAME; RANDOMIZE] is Protestant, Catholic, Mormon, Jewish, Muslim, atheist, agnostic, or some other religion? How about [INSERT NEXT NAME]? Is he Protestant, Catholic, Mormon, Jewish, Muslim, atheist, agnostic, or some other religion? c. Herman Cain (Other religion) (Q51COTH)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL6
92) IF Q51A = 1 OR 9: And, do you happen to know if [INSERT NAME; OBSERVE FILTERS] is an evangelical or 'born-again' Christian, or not? a. Mitt Romney (Q52A)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, evangelical or born again Christian 28.5
2) No, not evangelical or born again Christian 25.2
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 46.4
Missing1921 
TOTAL80100.0
93) IF Q51B = 1, 8, OR 9: And, do you happen to know if [INSERT NAME; OBSERVE FILTERS] is an evangelical or 'born-again' Christian, or not? b. Rick Perry (Q52B)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, evangelical or born again Christian 55
2) No, not evangelical or born again Christian 10.4
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 34.6
Missing1406 
TOTAL595100.0
94) IF Q51C = 1 OR 9: And, do you happen to know if [INSERT NAME; OBSERVE FILTERS] is an evangelical or 'born-again' Christian, or not? c. Herman Cain (Q52C)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, evangelical or born again Christian 32.9
2) No, not evangelical or born again Christian 16.8
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 50.3
Missing1503 
TOTAL498100.0
95) IF Q51A = 1-9: Does [INSERT NAME]'s religion make you more likely to vote for him, less likely to vote for him or make no difference in your vote? a. Mitt Romney (Q53A)
TOTAL%
1) More likely 4.6
2) Less likely 12.4
3) No difference 77.2
8) No contact in callbacks 3.8
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 1.9
Missing886 
TOTAL1115100.0
96) IF Q51B = 1-9: Does [INSERT NAME]'s religion make you more likely to vote for him, less likely to vote for him or make no difference in your vote? b. Rick Perry (Q53B)
TOTAL%
1) More likely 10.3
2) Less likely 13.1
3) No difference 72.1
8) No contact in callbacks 2.6
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 1.8
Missing1294 
TOTAL707100.0
97) IF Q51C = 1-9: Does [INSERT NAME]'s religion make you more likely to vote for him, less likely to vote for him or make no difference in your vote? c. Herman Cain (Q53C)
TOTAL%
1) More likely 11.2
2) Less likely 6.5
3) No difference 77.6
8) No contact in callbacks 2.4
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 2.4
Missing1429 
TOTAL572100.0
98) Do you think the U.S. made the right decision or the wrong decision in using military force in Iraq? (Q56)
TOTAL%
1) Right decision 48
2) Wrong decision 46
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 6
TOTAL2001100.0
99) FORM 1: Do you approve or disapprove of Barack Obama's decision to withdraw all combat troops from Iraq by the end of this year? (Q57F1)
TOTAL%
1) Approve 74.7
2) Disapprove 21.2
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 4.1
Missing1020 
TOTAL981100.0
100) FORM 2: Do you approve or disapprove of the government's decision to withdraw all combat troops from Iraq by the end of this year? (Q58F2)
TOTAL%
1) Approve 76.3
2) Disapprove 18.1
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 5.6
Missing981 
TOTAL1020100.0
101) Overall, do you think the United States has mostly succeeded or mostly failed in achieving its goals in Iraq? (Q59)
TOTAL%
1) Mostly succeeded 56.3
2) Mostly failed 33.3
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 10.4
TOTAL2001100.0
102) From what you've read and heard, is there solid evidence that the average temperature on earth has been getting warmer over the past few decades, or not? (Q65)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 62.5
2) No 28.3
3) Mixed/some evidence (Vol.) 1
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 8.1
TOTAL2001100.0
103) IF Q65 = 1: Do you believe that the earth is getting warmer [READ AND RANDOMIZE]? (Q66)
TOTAL%
1) Mostly because of human activity such as burning fossil fuels 60.3
2) Mostly because of natural patterns in the earth's environment 29.6
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 10.1
Missing752 
TOTAL1249100.0
104) In your view, is global warming a very serious problem, somewhat serious, not too serious, or not a problem? (Q67)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious 38.2
2) Somewhat serious 26.8
3) Not too serious 15.6
4) Not a problem 17.3
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 2
TOTAL2001100.0
105) Do you strongly favor, favor, oppose or strongly oppose the death penalty for persons convicted of murder? (Q68)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly favor 27.8
2) Favor 34.2
3) Oppose 20
4) Strongly oppose 11.1
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 6.8
TOTAL2001100.0
106) IF FAVOR: Why do you favor the death penalty for persons convicted of murder? [OPEN-ENDED; ACCEPT UP TO THREE RESPONSES; PROBE ONCE WITH 'ANYTHING ELSE?'] (Q69)
TOTAL%
1) Answer given 97.1
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 2.9
Missing779 
TOTAL1222100.0
107) IF FAVOR: Why do you favor the death penalty for persons convicted of murder? [OPEN-ENDED; ACCEPT UP TO THREE RESPONSES; PROBE ONCE WITH 'ANYTHING ELSE?'] (Q69RESP1)
TOTAL%
1) An eye for an eye/A life for a life 11.2
2) Biblical/religious reasons 4.2
3) It's fair/appropriate punishment/It fits the crime/It's deserved/It's just 31.2
6) Person doesn't deserve to live 2.5
9) Support death penalty if there's no doubt person did it 3.8
10) Depends on nature/severity of the crime 7.4
11) Serves as deterrent/example for others 4.8
12) Prevents person from committing more crimes 4.5
13) Person could get out/Should not get out 1.1
14) Burden on/Cost to taxpayers for life in prison/Relieves prison overcrowding 10.7
16) Don't believe person can be rehabilitated 1.1
17) Know a victim/Sympathize with families of victims 2
18) Support death penalty, generally 1.7
19) Because it's murder/Because murder is wrong 3.7
88) Other 7
99) Don't know/Refused 3
Missing779 
TOTAL1222100.0
108) IF FAVOR: Why do you favor the death penalty for persons convicted of murder? [OPEN-ENDED; ACCEPT UP TO THREE RESPONSES; PROBE ONCE WITH 'ANYTHING ELSE?'] (Q69RESP2)
TOTAL%
1) An eye for an eye/A life for a life 23.3
2) Biblical/religious reasons 2.8
3) It's fair/appropriate punishment/It fits the crime/It's deserved/It's just 11.7
6) Person doesn't deserve to live 3.1
9) Support death penalty if there's no doubt person did it 7.5
10) Depends on nature/severity of the crime 3.3
11) Serves as deterrent/example for others 5.7
12) Prevents person from committing more crimes 5.2
13) Person could get out/Should not get out .8
14) Burden on/Cost to taxpayers for life in prison/Relieves prison overcrowding 25.6
16) Don't believe person can be rehabilitated .2
17) Know a victim/Sympathize with families of victims 3.6
88) Other 7.2
Missing1809 
TOTAL192100.0
109) IF OPPOSE: Why do you oppose the death penalty for persons convicted of murder? [OPEN-ENDED; ACCEPT UP TO THREE RESPONSES; PROBE ONCE WITH 'ANYTHING ELSE?'] (Q70)
TOTAL%
1) Answer given 97.8
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 2.2
Missing1363 
TOTAL638100.0
110) IF OPPOSE: Why do you oppose the death penalty for persons convicted of murder? [OPEN-ENDED; ACCEPT UP TO THREE RESPONSES; PROBE ONCE WITH 'ANYTHING ELSE?'] (Q70RESP1)
TOTAL%
1) It's wrong/immoral to kill someone/It's not our right to kill/for the government to kill 25.4
2) The justice system is imperfect/Wrong person maybe convicted/executed 24
3) Death penalty not fairly applied/Concerns about race, ability to pay lawyers 1.6
4) Religious reasons/Judgment should be left to God/Humans should not judge 13.5
5) Person needs to pay/suffer more/Life sentence more appropriate 9
6) Cost of capital cases/appeals 2
7) Not a deterrent 2.3
8) Possibility of rehabilitation/People deserve second chances 3.1
9) Depends on situation/Not always right punishment 3.4
10) Don't believe in an eye for an eye .9
88) Other 12.5
99) Don't know/Refused 2.2
Missing1363 
TOTAL638100.0
111) IF OPPOSE: Why do you oppose the death penalty for persons convicted of murder? [OPEN-ENDED; ACCEPT UP TO THREE RESPONSES; PROBE ONCE WITH 'ANYTHING ELSE?'] (Q70RESP2)
TOTAL%
1) It's wrong/immoral to kill someone/It's not our right to kill/for the government to kill 14.7
2) The justice system is imperfect/Wrong person maybe convicted/executed 21.5
3) Death penalty not fairly applied/Concerns about race, ability to pay lawyers 3
4) Religious reasons/Judgment should be left to God/Humans should not judge 20.8
5) Person needs to pay/suffer more/Life sentence more appropriate 11.3
6) Cost of capital cases/appeals 4.5
7) Not a deterrent 4.9
8) Possibility of rehabilitation/People deserve second chances 5.3
9) Depends on situation/Not always right punishment 3.8
10) Don't believe in an eye for an eye 4.2
88) Other 6
Missing1910 
TOTAL91100.0
112) Do you think abortion should be [READ; READ CATEGORIES IN REVERSE ORDER FOR HALF OF SAMPLE] (Q71)
TOTAL%
1) Legal in all cases 20
2) Legal in most cases 31
3) Illegal in most cases 26.1
4) Illegal in all cases 17
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 6
TOTAL2001100.0
113) What should be the priority for dealing with illegal immigration in the U.S.? [RANDOMIZE 1-2] or should both be given equal priority? (Q72)
TOTAL%
1) Better border security and stronger enforcement of our immigration laws 29.2
2) Creating a way for illegal immigrants already here to become citizens if they meet certain requirements 23.7
3) Should both be given equal priority 43
4) None of these (Vol.) 1.5
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 2.5
TOTAL2001100.0
114) Do you think an illegal immigrant who went to high school in your state and is accepted to a public college should be eligible for the in-state tuition rate, or shouldn't they? (Q73)
TOTAL%
1) Should be eligible 48.4
2) Should not be eligible 46.4
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 5.2
TOTAL2001100.0
115) IF RELIG = 11, 12, 99: Do you think of yourself as a Christian or not? (CHR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 55.6
2) No 37.6
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 6.8
Missing1650 
TOTAL351100.0
116) 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?] (RELIG)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant (Baptist, Methodist, Non-denominational, Lutheran, Presbyterian, Pentecostal, Episcopalian, Reformed, Church of Christ, Jehovah's Witness, etc.) 38.9
2) Roman Catholic (Catholic) 24.1
3) Mormon (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints/LDS) 1.8
4) Orthodox (Greek, Russian, or some other Orthodox church) .7
5) Jewish (Judaism) 1
6) Muslim (Islam) .8
7) Buddhist 1.1
8) Hindu .3
9) Atheist (do not believe in God) 3
10) Agnostic (not sure if there is a God) 2.6
11) Something else (SPECIFY) 1.9
12) Nothing in particular 12.8
13) Christian (Vol.) 9
14) Unitarian (Universalist) (Vol.) .1
99) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 1.9
TOTAL2001100.0
117) IF RELIG = 1-4, 13 OR CHR=1: Would you describe yourself as 'born again' or evangelical Christian, or not? (BORN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, would 41.9
2) No, would not 52.1
8) Undesignated .1
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 5.8
Missing336 
TOTAL1665100.0
118) 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? (ATTEND)
TOTAL%
1) More than once a week 13.6
2) Once a week 25
3) Once or twice a month 14.8
4) A few times a year 17.8
5) Seldom 15.3
6) Never 12.1
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 1.5
TOTAL2001100.0
119) How much would you say you know about the Mormon religion and its practices? [READ IN ORDER] (Q76)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal 14.2
2) Some 36.2
3) Not very much 28.2
4) Nothing at all 20.5
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 1
TOTAL2001100.0
120) Please tell me what one word best describes your impression of the Mormon religion. Tell me just the one best word that comes to mind. [OPEN-ENDED. PROBE ONCE IF RESPONDENT ANSWERS 'DON'T KNOW.' ACCEPT UP TO TWO RESPONSES, BUT DO NOT PROBE FOR SECOND RESPONSE.] (Q77)
TOTAL%
1) Answer given 71.1
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 28.9
TOTAL2001100.0
121) Please tell me what one word best describes your impression of the Mormon religion. Tell me just the one best word that comes to mind. [OPEN-ENDED. PROBE ONCE IF RESPONDENT ANSWERS 'DON'T KNOW.' ACCEPT UP TO TWO RESPONSES, BUT DO NOT PROBE FOR SECOND RESPONSE.] (Q77STRNG)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1481
122) Please tell me what one word best describes your impression of the Mormon religion. Tell me just the one best word that comes to mind. [OPEN-ENDED. PROBE ONCE IF RESPONDENT ANSWERS 'DON'T KNOW.' ACCEPT UP TO TWO RESPONSES, BUT DO NOT PROBE FOR SECOND RESPONSE.] (Q77RESP1)
TOTAL%
1) Acceptable .3
2) Christian .9
4) Family/Family values 2.1
5) Cult 4.5
6) Different 2.5
8) Devout/Devoted .9
9) Good/Good people 2.4
11) Faith/Faithful .8
12) Another religion .2
13) Belief/Believers .5
14) Confused/Confusing 1.5
15) Conservative 1.7
16) Crazy .6
17) Dedicated 1
18) False .7
19) Fake .4
20) Friendly .8
21) Honest .7
22) Hypocrite .4
23) Interesting 1
24) Misguided .7
25) Nice .3
26) Odd .5
27) OK .6
28) Polygamy 2.4
29) Strange .7
30) Strict/Restrictive 1.5
31) True .4
32) Utah .7
33) Favorable .3
34) Mislead/Misleading .3
35) Misunderstood .4
36) Multiple marriages/Multiple wives .8
37) Non-Christian .2
38) Organized .2
39) Peaceful .5
40) Religion .5
41) Religious .5
43) Silly .1
44) Strong .4
45) The true church/The truth .2
46) Weird .6
47) All right .3
48) Caring .3
49) Committed/Commitment .3
50) Control/Controlling .1
51) Excessive .2
52) Fanatical .2
53) Kind .2
54) Love/Loving .2
55) Loyal .3
56) Moral/Morality .1
57) Neutral .2
58) Respect/Respectful .4
59) Unique .2
60) Great .2
61) Deluded .1
62) Controversial .2
63) Clean/Clean living .2
64) Scary .3
65) Disagree/Disagreement .2
66) Fine/Fine people .3
67) Ignorant/Ignorance .2
68) Ridiculous .3
69) Lies/liars .2
70) Wrong .4
88) Other 27.5
99) Don't know/Refused 30.3
TOTAL2001100.0
123) Please tell me what one word best describes your impression of the Mormon religion. Tell me just the one best word that comes to mind. [OPEN-ENDED. PROBE ONCE IF RESPONDENT ANSWERS 'DON'T KNOW.' ACCEPT UP TO TWO RESPONSES, BUT DO NOT PROBE FOR SECOND RESPONSE.] (Q77RESP2)
TOTAL%
2) Christian 8.3
5) Cult 8.3
9) Good/Good people 25
11) Faith/Faithful 16.7
30) Strict/Restrictive 8.3
36) Multiple marriages/Multiple wives 25
88) Other 8.3
Missing1993 
TOTAL8100.0
124) Please tell me what one word best describes your impression of the Mormon religion. Tell me just the one best word that comes to mind. [OPEN-ENDED. PROBE ONCE IF RESPONDENT ANSWERS 'DON'T KNOW.' ACCEPT UP TO TWO RESPONSES, BUT DO NOT PROBE FOR SECOND RESPONSE.] (Q77CODE)
TOTAL%
1) Positive 25.9
2) Neutral 39.2
3) Negative 35
Missing541 
TOTAL1460100.0
125) IF R HAS RELIGION OTHER THAN MORMONISM: From what you know, do you think that the Mormon religion and your own religion have a lot in common, or do you think that the Mormon religion and your religion are very different? (Q78)
TOTAL%
1) A lot in common 23.6
2) Very different 64.1
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 12.3
Missing410 
TOTAL1591100.0
126) IF R IS ATHEIST, AGNOSTIC, NOTHING IN PARTICULAR OR DK & NOT CHRISTIAN: From what you know, do you think that the Mormon religion and your own beliefs have a lot in common, or do you think that the Mormon religion and your beliefs are very different? (Q79)
TOTAL%
1) A lot in common 15.7
2) Very different 70.3
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 14
Missing1630 
TOTAL371100.0
127) IF NOT MORMON: Do you, yourself happen to know anyone who is Mormon? (Q80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 48.9
2) No 50.2
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) .9
Missing39 
TOTAL1962100.0
128) IF NOT MORMON: Based on what you have read or heard about Mormons, do you think their religion is a Christian religion, or do you think it is not a Christian religion? (Q81)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, their religion is a Christian religion 51.5
2) No, their religion is not a Christian religion 31.8
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 16.7
Missing39 
TOTAL1962100.0
129) Respondent's sex (SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Male 48.7
2) Female 51.3
TOTAL2001100.0
130) What is your age? (AGE)
TOTAL%
18) 18 2.8
19) 19 2.2
20) 20 1.5
21) 21 2.6
22) 22 1.4
23) 23 1.5
24) 24 1.3
25) 25 1.8
26) 26 1.6
27) 27 1.8
28) 28 2.3
29) 29 .9
30) 30 1.5
31) 31 1.9
32) 32 1.9
33) 33 1.5
34) 34 1.7
35) 35 2.4
36) 36 1.1
37) 37 1.8
38) 38 1.2
39) 39 1.3
40) 40 1.9
41) 41 1.7
42) 42 2.1
43) 43 2.2
44) 44 1.5
45) 45 2.1
46) 46 1.4
47) 47 1.7
48) 48 1.7
49) 49 2
50) 50 2.4
51) 51 1.4
52) 52 2.2
53) 53 1.9
54) 54 2.3
55) 55 2.2
56) 56 1.3
57) 57 1.6
58) 58 1.5
59) 59 1.5
60) 60 1.4
61) 61 .8
62) 62 1.5
63) 63 1.8
64) 64 1.6
65) 65 1.1
66) 66 .7
67) 67 .9
68) 68 1
69) 69 1
70) 70 1.1
71) 71 .8
72) 72 .6
73) 73 .7
74) 74 .5
75) 75 .7
76) 76 .7
77) 77 1
78) 78 .9
79) 79 .4
80) 80 .7
81) 81 .6
82) 82 .6
83) 83 .5
84) 84 .5
85) 85 .4
86) 86 .6
87) 87 .2
88) 88 .2
89) 89 .2
90) 90 .1
91) 91 .2
92) 92 .1
93) 93 .1
99) Don't know/Refused 1.4
TOTAL2001100.0
131) What is the last grade or class that you completed in school? (EDUC)
TOTAL%
1) None, or grades 1-8 3.9
2) High school incomplete (grades 9-11) 9.4
3) High school graduate (grade 12 or GED certificate) 30.8
4) Technical, trade, or vocational school after high school 3.8
5) Some college, associate degree, no four-year degree 23.7
6) College graduate (B.S., B.A., or other four-year degree) 16
7) Postgraduate training or professional schooling after college 11.9
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) .4
TOTAL2001100.0
132) Are you Hispanic, Latino, or Spanish origin, such as Mexican, Puerto Rican or Cuban? (HISP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 13.2
2) No 85.5
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 1.3
TOTAL2001100.0
133) Which of the following describes your race? You can select as many as apply. [READ LIST. RECORD UP TO FOUR RESPONSES IN ORDER MENTIONED BUT DO NOT PROBE FOR ADDITIONAL MENTIONS] First mention (RACEM1)
TOTAL%
1) White 75.8
2) Black or African American 13
3) Asian or Asian American 2.1
4) Some other race 7.7
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 1.3
TOTAL2001100.0
134) Which of the following describes your race? You can select as many as apply. [READ LIST. RECORD UP TO FOUR RESPONSES IN ORDER MENTIONED BUT DO NOT PROBE FOR ADDITIONAL MENTIONS] Second mention (RACEM2)
TOTAL%
2) Black or African American 34.5
3) Asian or Asian American 21.2
4) Some other race 44.2
Missing1971 
TOTAL30100.0
135) Which of the following describes your race? You can select as many as apply. [READ LIST. RECORD UP TO FOUR RESPONSES IN ORDER MENTIONED BUT DO NOT PROBE FOR ADDITIONAL MENTIONS] Third mention (RACEM3)
TOTAL%
3) Asian or Asian American 10
4) Some other race 90
Missing1998 
TOTAL3100.0
136) IF SOME OTHER RACE: And how would you describe your race? [OPEN-ENDED; RECORD VERBATIM RESPONSE] (RACEOTH)
TOTAL%
1) Answer given 93.5
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 6.5
Missing1854 
TOTAL147100.0
137) Combined race (RACECMB)
TOTAL%
1) White 74.6
2) Black 12.6
3) Asian 2.1
4) Mixed race 1.7
5) Some other race 7.7
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 1.3
TOTAL2001100.0
138) Race/ethnicity (RACETHN)
TOTAL%
1) White, non-Hispanic 67.8
2) Black, non-Hispanic 11.4
3) Hispanic 13.2
4) Other 6.6
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 1
TOTAL2001100.0
139) IF HISP = 1: Were you born in the United States, on the island of Puerto Rico, or in another country? (BRTHHISP)
TOTAL%
1) United States 46.1
2) Puerto Rico 1.1
3) Another country 52
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) .8
Missing1821 
TOTAL180100.0
140) Last year, that is in 2010, 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 9.8
2) $10,000 to under $20,000 9.6
3) $20,000 to under $30,000 12.6
4) $30,000 to under $40,000 10.5
5) $40,000 to under $50,000 7.5
6) $50,000 to under $75,000 13.3
7) $75,000 to under $100,000 10.5
8) $100,000 to under $150,000 9.3
9) $150,000 or more 5.8
10) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 11.2
TOTAL2001100.0
141) In politics today, do you consider yourself a Republican, Democrat, or independent? (PARTY)
TOTAL%
1) Republican 24.4
2) Democrat 32.6
3) Independent 37.8
4) No preference (Vol.) 2.6
5) Other party (Vol.) .5
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 2.2
TOTAL2001100.0
142) IF PARTY = 3, 4, 5, OR 9: As of today do you lean more to the Republican Party or more to the Democratic Party? (PARTYLN)
TOTAL%
1) Republican 37
2) Democrat 35.1
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 27.9
Missing1187 
TOTAL814100.0
143) In general, would describe your political views as very conservative, conservative, moderate, liberal, or very liberal? (IDEO)
TOTAL%
1) Very conservative 8.2
2) Conservative 28.4
3) Moderate 37.1
4) Liberal 16.6
5) Very liberal 6
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 3.8
TOTAL2001100.0
144) From what you know, do you agree or disagree with the Tea Party movement, or don't you have an opinion either way? (TEAPRTY2)
TOTAL%
1) Agree 20
2) Disagree 26.9
3) No opinion either way 50.6
8) Haven't heard of (Vol.) 1.5
9) Refused (Vol.) 1.1
TOTAL2001100.0
145) How many people, including yourself, live in your household? (HH1)
TOTAL%
1) 1 16.3
2) 2 32
3) 3 19.5
4) 4 15.9
5) 5 8.7
6) 6 3.3
7) 7 1.9
8) 8 .7
9) 9 .2
10) 10 .1
11) 11 .1
12) 12 .1
14) 14 .1
15) 15 0
20) 20 0
25) 25 .1
40) 40 0
99) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) .9
TOTAL2001100.0
146) IF MORE THAN ONE PERSON IN HH: How many of these are children under the age of 18? (HH2)
TOTAL%
0) 0 55.5
1) 1 19
2) 2 16.3
3) 3 5.2
4) 4 1.8
5) 5 1.1
6) 6 .3
7) 7 .2
8) 8 .1
9) 9 .1
14) 14 0
99) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) .2
Missing452 
TOTAL1549100.0
147) LANDLINE SAMPLE: Now thinking about your telephone use . . . Do you have a working cell phone? (CELLPHON)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, have cell phone 72.3
2) No, do not 27.5
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) .2
Missing801 
TOTAL1200100.0
148) IF NO CELL PHONE AND MULTI-PERSON HH: Does anyone in your household have a working cell phone? (HHCELL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, someone in household has cell phone 46.6
2) No 50.1
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 3.3
Missing1872 
TOTAL129100.0
149) CELL PHONE SAMPLE: Now thinking about your telephone use . . . Is there at least one telephone inside your home that is currently working and is not a cell phone? (NOTCELL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 38.5
2) No 61.1
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) .3
Missing1200 
TOTAL801100.0
150) IF CELLPHON = 1 or HHCELL = 1 AND HH1= 1: Of all the telephone calls that you receive, do you get [READ AND RANDOMIZE OPTIONS 1 AND 3-KEEP 2 ALWAYS IN THE MIDDLE]? (CALLS1)
TOTAL%
1) All or almost all calls on cell phone 20
2) Some on a cell phone and some on a regular home phone 29.2
3) All or almost all calls on a regular home phone 48.1
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 2.7
Missing1751 
TOTAL250100.0
151) IF CELLPHON = 1 or HHCELL = 1 AND MULTI-PERSON HOUSEHOLD: Of all the telephone calls that you receive, do you get [READ AND RANDOMIZE OPTIONS 1 AND 3-KEEP 2 ALWAYS IN THE MIDDLE]? (CALLS2)
TOTAL%
1) All or almost all calls on cell phone 31.7
2) Some on a cell phone and some on a regular home phone 44.2
3) All or almost all calls on a regular home phone 23.2
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 1
Missing817 
TOTAL1184100.0
152) CELL PHONE SAMPLE: That's the end of the interview. If you would like to be reimbursed for you cell phone minutes, we can send you $5. I will need your full name and a mailing address where we can send you the money. (MONEY2)
TOTAL%
1) Gave information 36.5
9) Respondent does not want the money (Vol.) 63.5
Missing1200 
TOTAL801100.0
153) Household phone use by call type (PHONEUSE)
TOTAL%
1) Landline only 8.9
2) Dual/few, some cell 42.1
3) Dual/most cell 18.4
4) Cell phone only 30.1
5) Landline, don't know if cell .4
6) Cell, don't know if landline .2
TOTAL2001100.0
154) Weight for landline sample (LLWEIGHT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL12007.375.24
155) Weight for landline sample plus cell phone only (COWEIGHT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL15975.012.26
156) Final weight for combined landline and cell sample (WEIGHT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL20013.231.816
157) What is your age? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-AGE)
TOTAL%
1) 18-29 years old 21.8
2) 30-39 years old 16.4
3) 40-49 years old 18.6
4) 50-59 years old 18.6
5) 60-69 years old 11.9
6) 70 years and older 12.7
Missing36 
TOTAL1965100.0
158) What is the last grade or class that you completed in school? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-EDUC)
TOTAL%
2) High school incomplete (grades 1-11) 13.4
3) High school graduate (grade 12 or GED certificate) 31
5) Some college, associate degree, no four-year degree or Technical, trade, or vocational school after high school 27.7
6) College graduate (B.S., B.A., or other four-year degree) 16
7) Postgraduate training or professional schooling after college 12
Missing12 
TOTAL1989100.0
159) Race/ethnicity (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-RACE)
TOTAL%
1) White, non-Hispanic 68.5
2) Black, non-Hispanic 11.5
3) Hispanic 13.3
4) Other 6.7
Missing22 
TOTAL1979100.0
160) 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?] (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-RELIGION)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant 39.7
2) Roman Catholic 24.6
3) Other 17
4) None 18.7
Missing46 
TOTAL1955100.0
161) Respondent's sex (for use with online analysis) (I-SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Male 48.7
2) Female 51.3
TOTAL2001100.0
162) In general, would describe your political views as very conservative, conservative, moderate, liberal, or very liberal? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-POLITICS)
TOTAL%
1) Very conservative 8.5
2) Conservative 29.5
3) Moderate 38.5
4) Liberal 17.3
5) Very liberal 6.2
Missing64 
TOTAL1937100.0