Religion and Politics Survey, January 2016

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Percentages are weighted by 137) WEIGHT; Total Ns reported are unweighted
1) Individual unique respondent identification number (RESPID)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL2009178620.2942262.51
2) Sample type (SAMPLE)
TOTAL%
1) Landline 22.5
2) Cell phone 77.5
TOTAL2009100.0
3) Number of call attempts (ATTEMPT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL20092.371.57
4) Date of first call (NOTE: different from SRBI's standard FCALL variable) (FCALL)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL2009160109.142.10
5) Refusal conversion (REFUSAL)
TOTAL%
0) No 96.8
1) Yes 3.2
TOTAL2009100.0
6) Interview date (NOTE: Final interviewer date, adjusted for interviews that are done early in the AM) (INT_DATE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL2009160109.352.16
7) Language interview conducted in (ILANG)
TOTAL%
1) English 92.8
2) Spanish 7.2
TOTAL2009100.0
8) Census region based on self-reported ZIP Code (CREGION)
TOTAL%
1) Northeast 18
2) Midwest 21.4
3) South 37.3
4) West 23.3
TOTAL2009100.0
9) State based on self-reported ZIP Code (STATE)
TOTAL%
1) AL 1.3
2) AK .5
4) AZ 2.3
5) AR 1
6) CA 10.6
8) CO 1.7
9) CT .9
10) DE .2
11) DC .2
12) FL 6.8
13) GA 3.4
15) HI .5
16) ID .5
17) IL 3.2
18) IN 2.5
19) IA .9
20) KS 1.1
21) KY 1.6
22) LA 1.1
23) ME .4
24) MD 2
25) MA 1.6
26) MI 3
27) MN 1.4
28) MS .5
29) MO 1.6
30) MT .5
31) NE 1.1
32) NV 1
33) NH .4
34) NJ 3
35) NM .6
36) NY 6.6
37) NC 3.6
38) ND .1
39) OH 4.3
40) OK 1
41) OR 1.5
42) PA 4.4
44) RI .4
45) SC 1.6
46) SD .4
47) TN 2.5
48) TX 7
49) UT 1
50) VT .3
51) VA 2.5
53) WA 2.4
54) WV .7
55) WI 1.6
56) WY 0
TOTAL2009100.0
10) Density quintiles based on FIPS code from self-reported ZIP Code (DENSITY)
TOTAL%
1) Lowest 20.1
2) 2 20
3) 3 20.4
4) 4 19.6
5) Highest 19.9
TOTAL2009100.0
11) State from sample (SSTATE)
TOTAL%
1) AL 1.3
2) AK .7
4) AZ 2.3
5) AR .9
6) CA 10.7
8) CO 1.6
9) CT .8
10) DE .2
11) DC .5
12) FL 6.2
13) GA 3.4
15) HI .4
16) ID .6
17) IL 3.2
18) IN 2.3
19) IA 1
20) KS 1.1
21) KY 1.6
22) LA 1
23) ME .5
24) MD 2.2
25) MA 1.7
26) MI 3.3
27) MN 1.6
28) MS .6
29) MO 1.8
30) MT .5
31) NE 1.1
32) NV 1
33) NH .4
34) NJ 2.8
35) NM .6
36) NY 7
37) NC 3.4
38) ND .1
39) OH 4.2
40) OK 1
41) OR 1.4
42) PA 4
44) RI .4
45) SC 1.4
46) SD .3
47) TN 2.4
48) TX 7
49) UT 1.1
50) VT .4
51) VA 2.6
53) WA 2.2
54) WV .6
55) WI 1.6
56) WY .1
TOTAL2009100.0
12) Sample Read-in U/S/R code (SUSR)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL504
13) Urban-Suburban-Rural distinction- Landline from sample- Cell from respondent reported ZIP Code (USR)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1929
14) Sample Read-in Census region (SCREGION)
TOTAL%
1) Northeast 18.3
2) Midwest 21.8
3) South 36.5
4) West 23.4
TOTAL2009100.0
15) Sample Read-in Density3 code (SDENSITY)
TOTAL%
1) Lowest 18.4
2) 2 18
3) 3 19.7
4) 4 21.9
5) Highest 22.1
TOTAL2009100.0
16) Sample Read-in LL intro code 2 (1 or 2) (LLITEXT)
TOTAL%
1) Youngest male 51.2
2) Youngest female 48.8
Missing1505 
TOTAL504100.0
17) Sample Read-in Intro 2 data for call history (QINTRO2)
TOTAL%
1) Youngest male 51.2
2) Youngest female 48.8
Missing1505 
TOTAL504100.0
18) Form split (FORM)
TOTAL%
1) FORM 1 49.4
2) FORM 2 50.6
TOTAL2009100.0
19) S1. Are you under 18 years old, OR are you 18 or older? (QS1)
TOTAL%
2) 18 or older 100
Missing504 
TOTAL1505100.0
20) Sex [ENTER RESPONDENT'S SEX:] (SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Male 49.3
2) Female 50.7
TOTAL2009100.0
21) Do you approve or disapprove of the way Barack Obama is handling his job as president? [IF DON'T KNOW ENTER AS DON'T KNOW. IF DEPENDS PROBE ONCE WITH: Overall do you approve or disapprove of the way Barack Obama is handling his job as President?] (Q1)
TOTAL%
1) Approve 45.7
2) Disapprove 48
9) (VOLUNTEERED) Don't know/refused 6.3
TOTAL2009100.0
22) Q.2F2 All in all, are you satisfied or dissatisfied with the way things are going in this country today? (Q2F2)
TOTAL%
1) Satisfied 25.5
2) Dissatisfied 70
9) (VOLUNTEERED) Don't know/refused 4.5
Missing997 
TOTAL1012100.0
23) Q.3F1 Looking ahead, so far as you are concerned, do you think that 2016 will be better or worse than 2015? (Q3F1)
TOTAL%
1) Better 55.7
2) Worse 30.4
9) (VOLUNTEERED) Don't know/refused 13.8
Missing1012 
TOTAL997100.0
24) Q.8F1 In the long run, do you think Barack Obama will be a successful or unsuccessful president, or do you think it is too early to tell? (Q8F1)
TOTAL%
1) Successful 36.6
2) Unsuccessful 34.4
3) Too early to tell 26
9) (VOLUNTEERED) Don't know/refused 3
Missing1012 
TOTAL997100.0
25) Q.9F2 In the long run, do you think the accomplishments of the Obama Administration will outweigh its failures, or will the failures outweigh the accomplishments? (Q9F2)
TOTAL%
1) Accomplishments will outweigh failures 39.3
2) Failures will outweigh accomplishments 50.6
9) (VOLUNTEERED) Don't know/refused 10.1
Missing997 
TOTAL1012100.0
26) Q.19F 1 How much do you think that Barack Obama will be able to accomplish in the remaining year of his presidency? (Q19F1)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal 11.2
2) Some 39.9
3) Not much 28.3
4) Nothing at all 17.7
9) (VOLUNTEERED) Don't know/refused 2.9
Missing1012 
TOTAL997100.0
27) Q.20 How much thought, if any, have you given to candidates who may be running for president in 2016- A lot, some, not much, or none at all? (Q20)
TOTAL%
1) A lot 46.6
2) Some 29.5
3) Not much 13.7
4) None at all 9.4
9) (VOLUNTEERED) Don't know/refused .7
TOTAL2009100.0
28) Q.21 Thinking ahead to the presidential election that will take place in November 2016, regardless of who the nominees from each party are, do you think you will...[READ]? (Q21)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely vote for the Republican 21.7
2) Probably vote for the Republican [OR] 15.1
3) Probably vote for the Democrat [OR] 17.4
4) Definitely vote for the Democrat 24.8
5) (VOLUNTEERED) Other/neither 7.7
6) (VOLUNTEERED) Too early to say/need to know the nominees 6.4
9) (VOLUNTEERED) Don't know/refused 7
TOTAL2009100.0
29) Q22. Regardless of who you currently support, I'd like to know what kind of president you think each of the following would be if elected in November 2016. If Ben Carson were to become president, do you think he would be a great, good, average, poor, or terrible president? (Q22A)
TOTAL%
1) Great president 5.4
2) Good president 17.8
3) Average president 29.5
4) Poor president 17.7
5) Terrible president 13.7
8) (VOLUNTEERED) Never heard of candidate 8.1
9) (VOLUNTEERED) Don't know/refused 7.8
TOTAL2009100.0
30) Q22. Regardless of who you currently support, I'd like to know what kind of president you think each of the following would be if elected in November 2016. If Bernie Sanders were to become president, do you think he would be a great, good, average, poor, or terrible president? (Q22B)
TOTAL%
1) Great president 8.6
2) Good president 20.9
3) Average president 24.4
4) Poor president 16.5
5) Terrible President 14.5
8) (VOLUNTEERED) Never heard of candidate 6.6
9) (VOLUNTEERED) Don't knowrRefused 8.5
TOTAL2009100.0
31) Q22. Regardless of who you currently support, I'd like to know what kind of president you think each of the following would be if elected in November 2016. If Chris Christie were to become president, do you think he would be a great, good, average, poor, or terrible president? (Q22C)
TOTAL%
1) Great president 1.8
2) Good president 15.1
3) Average president 33.9
4) Poor president 20.2
5) Terrible president 13
8) (VOLUNTEERED) Never heard of candidate 8
9) (VOLUNTEERED) Don't know/refused 8
TOTAL2009100.0
32) Q22. Regardless of who you currently support, I'd like to know what kind of president you think each of the following would be if elected in November 2016. If Donald Trump were to become president, do you think he would be a great, good, average, poor, or terrible president? (Q22D)
TOTAL%
1) Great president 9.6
2) Good president 18.6
3) Average president 12.6
4) Poor president 15.4
5) Terrible president 38.9
8) (VOLUNTEERED) Never heard of candidate .7
9) (VOLUNTEERED) Don't know/refused 4.2
TOTAL2009100.0
33) Q22. Regardless of who you currently support, I'd like to know what kind of president you think each of the following would be if elected in November 2016. If Hillary Clinton were to become president, do you think she would be a great, good, average, poor, or terrible president? (Q22E)
TOTAL%
1) Great president 11.7
2) Good president 25.9
3) Average president 19.6
4) Poor president 15.3
5) Terrible president 24.8
8) (VOLUNTEERED) Never heard of candidate .2
9) (VOLUNTEERED) Don't know/refused 2.4
TOTAL2009100.0
34) Q22. Regardless of who you currently support, I'd like to know what kind of president you think each of the following would be if elected in November 2016. If Jeb Bush were to become president, do you think he would be a great, good, average, poor, or terrible president? (Q22F)
TOTAL%
1) Great president 2.6
2) Good president 15.5
3) Average president 34.9
4) Poor president 22.4
5) Terrible president 17.6
8) (VOLUNTEERED) Never heard of candidate 2.3
9) (VOLUNTEERED) Don't know/refused 4.6
TOTAL2009100.0
35) Q22. Regardless of who you currently support, I'd like to know what kind of president you think each of the following would be if elected in November 2016. If John Kasich were to become president, do you think he would be a great, good, average, poor, or terrible president? (Q22G)
TOTAL%
1) Great president 1.2
2) Good president 10.2
3) Average president 32.6
4) Poor president 16
5) Terrible president 6.7
8) (VOLUNTEERED) Never heard of candidate 19
9) (VOLUNTEERED) Don't know/refused 14.3
TOTAL2009100.0
36) Q22. Regardless of who you currently support, I'd like to know what kind of president you think each of the following would be if elected in November 2016. If Marco Rubio were to become president, do you think he would be a great, good, average, poor, or terrible president? (Q22H)
TOTAL%
1) Great president 3.5
2) Good president 19.6
3) Average president 32.5
4) Poor president 18
5) Terrible president 9.2
8) (VOLUNTEERED) Never heard of candidate 8.2
9) (VOLUNTEERED) Don't know/refused 9.1
TOTAL2009100.0
37) Q22. Regardless of who you currently support, I'd like to know what kind of president you think each of the following would be if elected in November 2016. If Ted Cruz were to become president, do you think he would be a great, good, average, poor, or terrible president? (Q22I)
TOTAL%
1) Great president 6.4
2) Good president 17.9
3) Average president 29.8
4) Poor president 16.4
5) Terrible president 13.4
8) (VOLUNTEERED) Never heard of candidate 7.9
9) (VOLUNTEERED) Don't know\refused 8.2
TOTAL2009100.0
38) Q.25 Do you think there has been too much, too little or the right amount of expression of religious faith and prayer by political leaders? (Q25)
TOTAL%
1) Too much 26.7
2) Too little 40
3) Right amount 26.1
9) (VOLUNTEERED) Don't know/refused 7.2
TOTAL2009100.0
39) Q.26 At the present time, do you think religion as a whole is increasing its influence on American life or losing its influence? (Q26)
TOTAL%
1) Increasing influence 25.5
2) Losing influence 67.5
3) (VOLUNTEERED) Same 2.7
9) (VOLUNTEERED) Don't know/refused 4.2
TOTAL2009100.0
40) Q.27 [Ask if gave response in Q26:] All in all, do you think this is a good thing or a bad thing? (Q27)
TOTAL%
1) Good thing 27.6
2) Bad thing 65.6
3) (VOLUNTEERED) Both 1.2
4) (VOLUNTEERED) Neither 2.1
5) (VOLUNTEERED) Depends 1.7
9) (VOLUNTEERED) Don't know/refused 1.9
Missing82 
TOTAL1927100.0
41) Q.28 How important is it to you that a president shares your religious beliefs? Is it very important, somewhat important, not too important or not at all important? (Q28)
TOTAL%
1) Very important 26.8
2) Somewhat important 24.1
3) Not too important [OR] 20.4
4) Not at all important 27.4
9) (VOLUNTEERED) Don't know/refused 1.3
TOTAL2009100.0
42) Q31. As I name some groups, please tell me whether you feel each one is generally FRIENDLY toward religion, NEUTRAL toward religion, or UNFRIENDLY toward religion. a. The Democratic Party (Q31A)
TOTAL%
1) Friendly 29.8
2) Neutral 39.7
3) Unfriendly 24.3
9) (VOLUNTEERED) Don't know/refused 6.2
TOTAL2009100.0
43) Q31. As I name some groups, please tell me whether you feel each one is generally FRIENDLY toward religion, NEUTRAL toward religion, or UNFRIENDLY toward religion. b. The Republican Party (Q31B)
TOTAL%
1) Friendly 41.7
2) Neutral 29.7
3) Unfriendly 21.4
9) (VOLUNTEERED) Don't know/refused 7.2
TOTAL2009100.0
44) Q31. As I name some groups, please tell me whether you feel each one is generally FRIENDLY toward religion, NEUTRAL toward religion, or UNFRIENDLY toward religion. c. The Obama administration (Q31C)
TOTAL%
1) Friendly 34.9
2) Neutral 31.3
3) Unfriendly 30.2
9) (VOLUNTEERED) Don't know/refused 3.6
TOTAL2009100.0
45) Q31. As I name some groups, please tell me whether you feel each one is generally FRIENDLY toward religion, NEUTRAL toward religion, or UNFRIENDLY toward religion. d. The Supreme Court (Q31D)
TOTAL%
1) Friendly 15.8
2) Neutral 51.8
3) Unfriendly 25.3
9) (VOLUNTEERED) Don't know/refused 7.2
TOTAL2009100.0
46) Q32. Here are a couple of statements about the political parties. For each, please tell me if you completely agree, mostly agree, mostly DISagree, or completely DISagree with it. a. Religious conservatives have too much control over the Republican Party. (Q32A)
TOTAL%
1) Completely agree 21.2
2) Mostly agree 30
3) Mostly DISagree 28.6
4) Completely DISagree 12.8
9) (VOLUNTEERED) Don't know/refused 7.4
TOTAL2009100.0
47) Q32. Here are a couple of statements about the political parties. For each, please tell me if you completely agree, mostly agree, mostly DISagree, or completely DISagree with it. b. Liberals who are not religious have too much control over the Democratic Party. (Q32B)
TOTAL%
1) Completely agree 16.4
2) Mostly agree 27.7
3) Mostly DISagree 31.4
4) Completely DISagree 15.4
9) (VOLUNTEERED) Don't know/refused 9.2
TOTAL2009100.0
48) Q.34 Just your impression, in the United States today, is there a lot of discrimination against Muslims, or not? (Q34)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, there is a lot of discrimination 59.3
2) No, not a lot of discrimination 35.1
9) (VOLUNTEERED) Don't know/refused 5.6
TOTAL2009100.0
49) Q.35 Do you think that discrimination against Muslims living in the United States is increasing, or not? (Q35)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 76.5
2) No 19.4
9) (VOLUNTEERED) Don't know/refused 4.1
TOTAL2009100.0
50) Q36. For each name that I read, please tell me how religious you think that person is--very religious, somewhat religious, not too religious, or not at all religious. a. Barack Obama (Q36A)
TOTAL%
1) Very religious 16.8
2) Somewhat religious 42.2
3) Not too religious 16.2
4) Not at all religious 18.6
9) (VOLUNTEERED) Don't know/refused 6.1
TOTAL2009100.0
51) Q36. For each name that I read, please tell me how religious you think that person is--very religious, somewhat religious, not too religious, or not at all religious. b. Ben Carson (Q36B)
TOTAL%
1) Very religious 35.2
2) Somewhat religious 32.6
3) Not too religious 7.4
4) Not at all religious 3.8
9) (VOLUNTEERED) Don't know/refused 21.1
TOTAL2009100.0
52) Q36. For each name that I read, please tell me how religious you think that person is--very religious, somewhat religious, not too religious, or not at all religious. c. Bernie Sanders (Q36C)
TOTAL%
1) Very religious 5.4
2) Somewhat religious 34.2
3) Not too religious 18.3
4) Not at all religious 16.5
9) (VOLUNTEERED) Don't know/refused 25.7
TOTAL2009100.0
53) Q36. For each name that I read, please tell me how religious you think that person is--very religious, somewhat religious, not too religious, or not at all religious. d. Donald Trump (Q36D)
TOTAL%
1) Very religious 5.2
2) Somewhat religious 25
3) Not too religious 22.1
4) Not at all religious 37.5
9) (VOLUNTEERED) Don't know/refused 10.2
TOTAL2009100.0
54) Q36. For each name that I read, please tell me how religious you think that person is--very religious, somewhat religious, not too religious, or not at all religious. e. Hillary Clinton (Q36E)
TOTAL%
1) Very religious 10.5
2) Somewhat religious 37.7
3) Not too religious 21.6
4) Not at all religious 21.6
9) (VOLUNTEERED) Don't know/refused 8.7
TOTAL2009100.0
55) Q36. For each name that I read, please tell me how religious you think that person is--very religious, somewhat religious, not too religious, or not at all religious. f. Marco Rubio (Q36F)
TOTAL%
1) Very religious 15.7
2) Somewhat religious 45.5
3) Not too religious 8.1
4) Not at all religious 5.1
9) (VOLUNTEERED) Don't know/refused 25.6
TOTAL2009100.0
56) Q36. For each name that I read, please tell me how religious you think that person is--very religious, somewhat religious, not too religious, or not at all religious. g. Ted Cruz (Q36G)
TOTAL%
1) Very religious 25
2) Somewhat religious 40.2
3) Not too religious 7.2
4) Not at all religious 5.2
9) (VOLUNTEERED) Don't know/refused 22.4
TOTAL2009100.0
57) Q.37 Which comes closer to your view about violence committed in the name of religion. Is the bigger problem [INSERT OPTION; RANDOMIZE] or is that [INSERT NEXT]? (Q37)
TOTAL%
1) The teachings of some religions promote violence 22
2) Some violent people use religion to justify their actions 67.9
3) (VOLUNTEERED) Neither/both equally 7.3
9) (VOLUNTEERED) Don't know 2.8
TOTAL2009100.0
58) Q.38 Which religion or religions, in particular, have teachings that promote violence? [DO NOT READ; ACCEPT MULTIPLE RESPONSES, BUT DO NOT PROBE FOR ADDITIONAL MENTIONS][VERBATIM RESPONSE] (Q38OS)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL28
59) Q.38 Which religion or religions, in particular, have teachings that promote violence? [DO NOT READ; ACCEPT MULTIPLE RESPONSES, BUT DO NOT PROBE FOR ADDITIONAL MENTIONS](MENTION #1) (Q38_1)
TOTAL%
1) Christianity/Christians 7
2) Islam/the Islamic religion/Muslims 66.1
4) Something else (SPECIFY:) 2.5
5) (VOLUNTEERED) All religions have teachings that promote violence/All of them 6.1
9) (VOLUNTEERED) Don't know/refused 18.2
Missing1561 
TOTAL448100.0
60) Q.38 Which religion or religions, in particular, have teachings that promote violence? [DO NOT READ; ACCEPT MULTIPLE RESPONSES, BUT DO NOT PROBE FOR ADDITIONAL MENTIONS](MENTION# 2) (Q38_2)
TOTAL%
1) Christianity/Christians 27.3
2) Islam/the Islamic religion/Muslims 54.5
3) Judaism/Jewish/Jews/Hebrews 9.1
4) Something else (SPECIFY:) 4.5
5) (VOLUNTEERED) All religions have teachings that promote violence/All of them 4.5
Missing1984 
TOTAL25100.0
61) Q.38 Which religion or religions, in particular, have teachings that promote violence? [DO NOT READ; ACCEPT MULTIPLE RESPONSES, BUT DO NOT PROBE FOR ADDITIONAL MENTIONS](MENTION #3) (Q38_3)
TOTAL%
2) Islam/the Islamic religion/Muslims 20
3) Judaism/Jewish/Jews/Hebrews 60
4) Something else (SPECIFY:) 20
Missing2003 
TOTAL6100.0
62) Q.38 Which religion or religions, in particular, have teachings that promote violence? [combined Q38_ - Q38_3] (Q38_CMB)
TOTAL%
1) Christianity/Christians 4.1
2) Islam/the Islamic religion/Muslims 65.5
4) Something else (SPECIFY:) 2.5
5) (VOLUNTEERED) All religions have teachings that promote violence/all of them 6.1
6) Multiple religions 3.6
9) (VOLUNTEERED) Don't Know/refused 18.2
Missing1561 
TOTAL448100.0
63) Q43a. I'd like to ask you about priorities for President Obama and Congress this year. As I read from a list, tell me if you think each should be a top priority, important but lower priority, not too important or should it not be done. Improving the job situation (Q43AF1)
TOTAL%
1) Top priority 63.6
2) Important but lower priority 29.2
3) Not too important 5.3
4) Should not be done 1
9) (VOLUNTEERED) Don't know/Refused .8
Missing1012 
TOTAL997100.0
64) Q43b. I'd like to ask you about priorities for President Obama and Congress this year. As I read from a list, tell me if you think each should be a top priority, important but lower priority, not too important or should it not be done. Reducing the budget deficit (Q43BF1)
TOTAL%
1) Top priority 55.9
2) Important but lower priority 32.9
3) Not too important 5.7
4) Should not be done 2
9) (VOLUNTEERED) Don't know/refused 3.4
Missing1012 
TOTAL997100.0
65) Q43. I'd like to ask you about priorities for President Obama and Congress this year. As I read from a list, tell me if you think each should be a top priority, important but lower priority, not too important or should it not be done. c.F1. Reducing crime (Q43CF1)
TOTAL%
1) Top priority 58.3
2) Important but lower priority 33.4
3) Not too important 5.8
4) Should not be done 1.5
9) (VOLUNTEERED) Don't know/refused .9
Missing1012 
TOTAL997100.0
66) Q43. I'd like to ask you about priorities for President Obama and Congress this year. As I read from a list, tell me if you think each should be a top priority, important but lower priority, not too important or should it not be done. e.F1. Protecting the environment (Q43EF1)
TOTAL%
1) Top priority 47.2
2) Important but lower priority 39.6
3) Not too important 9.3
4) Should not be done 3
9) (VOLUNTEERED) Don't know/refused .9
Missing1012 
TOTAL997100.0
67) Q43. I'd like to ask you about priorities for President Obama and Congress this year. As I read from a list, tell me if you think each should be a top priority, important but lower priority, not too important or should it not be done. f.F1 Reducing health care costs (Q43FF1)
TOTAL%
1) Top priority 60.8
2) Important but lower priority 29
3) Not too important 5
4) Should not be done 3.7
9) (VOLUNTEERED) Don't know/refused 1.4
Missing1012 
TOTAL997100.0
68) Q43. I'd like to ask you about priorities for President Obama and Congress this year. As I read from a list, tell me if you think each should be a top priority, important but lower priority, not too important or should it not be done. g.F1. Defending the country from future terrorist attacks (Q43GF1)
TOTAL%
1) Top priority 74.8
2) Important but lower priority 19.6
3) Not too important 3.7
4) Should not be done 1.2
9) (VOLUNTEERED) Don't know/refused .6
Missing1012 
TOTAL997100.0
69) Q43. I'd like to ask you about priorities for President Obama and Congress this year. As I read from a list, tell me if you think each should be a top priority, important but lower priority, not too important or should it not be done. h.F1. Dealing with global trade issue (Q43HF1)
TOTAL%
1) Top priority 31.1
2) Important but lower priority 49.5
3) Not too important 13.2
4) Should not be done 2.6
9) (VOLUNTEERED) Don't know/refused 3.5
Missing1012 
TOTAL997100.0
70) Q43. I'd like to ask you about priorities for President Obama and Congress this year. As I read from a list, tell me if you think each should be a top priority, important but lower priority, not too important or should it not be done. i.F1. Dealing with gun policy (Q43IF1)
TOTAL%
1) Top priority 36.9
2) Important but lower priority 27.4
3) Not too important 15.6
4) Should not be done 17.2
9) (VOLUNTEERED) Don't know/refused 2.8
Missing1012 
TOTAL997100.0
71) Q43. I'd like to ask you about priorities for President Obama and Congress this year. As I read from a list, tell me if you think each should be a top priority, important but lower priority, not too important or should it not be done. j.F1. Dealing with global climate change (Q43JF1)
TOTAL%
1) Top priority 38.3
2) Important but lower priority 32.5
3) Not too important 17.2
4) Should not be done 10.2
9) (VOLUNTEERED) Don't know/refused 1.8
Missing1012 
TOTAL997100.0
72) Q43. I'd like to ask you about priorities for President Obama and Congress this year. As I read from a list, tell me if you think each should be a top priority, important but lower priority, not too important or should it not be done. m.F2. Dealing with the issue of immigration (Q43MF2)
TOTAL%
1) Top priority 51.2
2) Important but lower priority 35
3) Not too important 9.8
4) Should not be done 2.8
9) (VOLUNTEERED) Don't know/refused 1.2
Missing997 
TOTAL1012100.0
73) Q43. I'd like to ask you about priorities for President Obama and Congress this year. As I read from a list, tell me if you think each should be a top priority, important but lower priority, not too important or should it not be done. n.F2. Reforming the nation's tax system (Q43NF2)
TOTAL%
1) Top priority 45.2
2) Important but lower priority 39.2
3) Not too important 10
4) Should not be done 2
9) (VOLUNTEERED) Don't know/Refused 3.6
Missing997 
TOTAL1012100.0
74) Q43. I'd like to ask you about priorities for President Obama and Congress this year. As I read from a list, tell me if you think each should be a top priority, important but lower priority, not too important or should it not be done. o.F2. Strengthening the nation's economy (Q43OF2)
TOTAL%
1) Top priority 74.8
2) Important but lower priority 21.6
3) Not too important 1.9
4) Should not be done 1.1
9) (VOLUNTEERED) Don't know/refused .7
Missing997 
TOTAL1012100.0
75) Q43. I'd like to ask you about priorities for President Obama and Congress this year. As I read from a list, tell me if you think each should be a top priority, important but lower priority, not too important or should it not be done. p.F2. Improving the educational system (Q43PF2)
TOTAL%
1) Top priority 66.3
2) Important but lower priority 25.9
3) Not too important 4.4
4) Should not be done 2.6
9) (VOLUNTEERED) Don't know/refused .8
Missing997 
TOTAL1012100.0
76) Q43. I'd like to ask you about priorities for President Obama and Congress this year. As I read from a list, tell me if you think each should be a top priority, important but lower priority, not too important or should it not be done. q.F2. Taking steps to make the Social Security system financially sound (Q43QF2)
TOTAL%
1) Top priority 61.9
2) Important but lower priority 31.2
3) Not too important 5.2
4) Should not be done 1.2
9) (VOLUNTEERED) Don't know/refused .5
Missing997 
TOTAL1012100.0
77) Q43. I'd like to ask you about priorities for President Obama and Congress this year. As I read from a list, tell me if you think each should be a top priority, important but lower priority, not too important or should it not be done. r.F2. Dealing with the problems of poor and needy people (Q43RF2)
TOTAL%
1) Top priority 53.7
2) Important but lower priority 36
3) Not too important 7.8
4) Should not be done 1.3
9) (VOLUNTEERED) Don't know/Refused 1.2
Missing997 
TOTAL1012100.0
78) Q43. I'd like to ask you about priorities for President Obama and Congress this year. As I read from a list, tell me if you think each should be a top priority, important but lower priority, not too important or should it not be done. s.F2. Reforming the criminal justice system (Q43SF2)
TOTAL%
1) Top priority 44
2) Important but lower priority 37.5
3) Not too important 14
4) Should not be done 2.3
9) (VOLUNTEERED) Don't know/refused 2.3
Missing997 
TOTAL1012100.0
79) Q43. I'd like to ask you about priorities for President Obama and Congress this year. As I read from a list, tell me if you think each should be a top priority, important but lower priority, not too important or should it not be done. t.F2. Strengthening the U.S. military (Q43TF2)
TOTAL%
1) Top priority 48.9
2) Important but lower priority 28.9
3) Not too important 13.9
4) Should not be done 7.4
9) (VOLUNTEERED) Don't know/refused 1
Missing997 
TOTAL1012100.0
80) Q43. I'd like to ask you about priorities for President Obama and Congress this year. As I read from a list, tell me if you think each should be a top priority, important but lower priority, not too important or should it not be done. u.F2. Taking steps to make the Medicare system financially sound (Q43UF2)
TOTAL%
1) Top priority 58.5
2) Important but lower priority 33.7
3) Not too important 4.7
4) Should not be done 2.3
9) (VOLUNTEERED) Don't know/refused .9
Missing997 
TOTAL1012100.0
81) Q63a. Regardless of the specific candidates who are running for president, we'd like to know how you generally feel about some different traits. Would you be more likely or less likely to support a candidate for president who...Is Muslim? (Q63A)
TOTAL%
1) More likely to support 3.3
2) Less likely to support 41.7
3) Wouldn't matter/makes no difference 52.8
9) (VOLUNTEERED) Don't know/refused 2.2
TOTAL2009100.0
82) Q63b. Regardless of the specific candidates who are running for president, we'd like to know how you generally feel about some different traits. Would you be more likely or less likely to support a candidate for president who...Is an evangelical Christian? (Q63B)
TOTAL%
1) More likely to support 22.1
2) Less likely to support 19.7
3) Wouldn't matter/makes no difference 55
9) (VOLUNTEERED) Don't know/refused 3.3
TOTAL2009100.0
83) Q63c. Regardless of the specific candidates who are running for president, we'd like to know how you generally feel about some different traits. Would you be more likely or less likely to support a candidate for president who...Does not believe in God? (Q63C)
TOTAL%
1) More likely to support 6.3
2) Less likely to support 51.4
3) Wouldn't matter/makes no difference 41.3
9) (VOLUNTEERED) Don't know/refused 1
TOTAL2009100.0
84) Q63d. Regardless of the specific candidates who are running for president, we'd like to know how you generally feel about some different traits. Would you be more likely or less likely to support a candidate for president who...Is gay or lesbian? (Q63D)
TOTAL%
1) More likely to support 3.8
2) Less likely to support 26.2
3) Wouldn't matter/makes no difference 68.5
9) (VOLUNTEERED) Don't know/refused 1.4
TOTAL2009100.0
85) Q63e. Regardless of the specific candidates who are running for president, we'd like to know how you generally feel about some different traits. Would you be more likely or less likely to support a candidate for president who...Has served in the military (Q63EF1)
TOTAL%
1) More likely to support 50.3
2) Less likely to support 4
3) Wouldn't matter/makes no difference 44.6
9) (VOLUNTEERED) Don't know/refused 1.1
Missing1012 
TOTAL997100.0
86) Q63f. Regardless of the specific candidates who are running for president, we'd like to know how you generally feel about some different traits. Would you be more likely or less likely to support a candidate for president who...Had an extramarital affair in the past? (Q63FF1)
TOTAL%
1) More likely to support 2.6
2) Less likely to support 37.3
3) Wouldn't matter/makes no difference 58.1
9) (VOLUNTEERED) Don't know/refused 2
Missing1012 
TOTAL997100.0
87) Q63g. Regardless of the specific candidates who are running for president, we'd like to know how you generally feel about some different traits. Would you be more likely or less likely to support a candidate for president who...Is Mormon? (Q63GF1)
TOTAL%
1) More likely to support 5.2
2) Less likely to support 22.7
3) Wouldn't matter/makes no difference 68.6
9) (VOLUNTEERED) Don't know/refused 3.5
Missing1012 
TOTAL997100.0
88) Q63h. Regardless of the specific candidates who are running for president, we'd like to know how you generally feel about some different traits. Would you be more likely or less likely to support a candidate for president who...Attended a prestigious university such as Harvard or Yale? (Q63HF1)
TOTAL%
1) More likely to support 19.7
2) Less likely to support 5.6
3) Wouldn't matter/makes no difference 74.1
9) (VOLUNTEERED) Don't know/refused .5
Missing1012 
TOTAL997100.0
89) Q63i. Regardless of the specific candidates who are running for president, we'd like to know how you generally feel about some different traits. Would you be more likely or less likely to support a candidate for president who...Is Catholic? (Q63IF1)
TOTAL%
1) More likely to support 16.4
2) Less likely to support 8.1
3) Wouldn't matter/makes no difference 74.6
9) (VOLUNTEERED) Don't know/refused .9
Missing1012 
TOTAL997100.0
90) Q63j. Regardless of the specific candidates who are running for president, we'd like to know how you generally feel about some different traits. Would you be more likely or less likely to support a candidate for president who...Has used marijuana in the past? (Q63JF2)
TOTAL%
1) More likely to support 5.9
2) Less likely to support 19.6
3) Wouldn't matter/makes no difference 73.7
9) (VOLUNTEERED) Don't know/refused .8
Missing997 
TOTAL1012100.0
91) Q63k. Regardless of the specific candidates who are running for president, we'd like to know how you generally feel about some different traits. Would you be more likely or less likely to support a candidate for president who...Is Jewish? (Q63KF2)
TOTAL%
1) More likely to support 7.7
2) Less likely to support 10.1
3) Wouldn't matter/makes no difference 80.5
9) (VOLUNTEERED) Don't know/refused 1.7
Missing997 
TOTAL1012100.0
92) Q63l. Regardless of the specific candidates who are running for president, we'd like to know how you generally feel about some different traits. Would you be more likely or less likely to support a candidate for president who...Has been an elected official in Washington for many years? (Q63LF2)
TOTAL%
1) More likely to support 21.5
2) Less likely to support 30.7
3) Wouldn't matter/makes no difference 46.4
9) (VOLUNTEERED) Don't know/refused 1.4
Missing997 
TOTAL1012100.0
93) Q63m. Regardless of the specific candidates who are running for president, we'd like to know how you generally feel about some different traits. Would you be more likely or less likely to support a candidate for president who...Has had personal financial troubles? (Q63MF2)
TOTAL%
1) More likely to support 8.1
2) Less likely to support 40.5
3) Wouldn't matter/makes no difference 49
9) (VOLUNTEERED) Don't know/refused 2.5
Missing997 
TOTAL1012100.0
94) Q.72 Which of the following statements comes closer to your view even if neither is exactly right? [READ]? (Q72)
TOTAL%
1) The next president should be careful not to criticize Islam as a whole when speaking about Islamic extremists 50.3
2) The next president should speak bluntly about Islamic extremists even if statements are critical of Islam as a whole 39.9
3) (VOLUNTEERED) Neither/both equally 3.5
9) (VOLUNTEERED) Don't know 6.3
TOTAL2009100.0
95) Q.74 What's your impression - how many Muslims in this country, if any, are anti-American? [READ, IN ORDER] (Q74)
TOTAL%
1) Almost all 5
2) Most 5.7
3) About half 14.2
4) Some [OR] 24.5
5) Just a few 41.2
6) (VOLUNTEERED) None .8
9) (VOLUNTEERED) Don't know/refused 8.7
TOTAL2009100.0
96) AGE. What is your age? [YEARS.] (AGE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL200947.3718.60
97) Generation (GEN5)
TOTAL%
1) Greatest or older (-1928) .4
2) Silent (1928-45) 10.1
3) Boomer (1946-64) 29.2
4) Xer (1965-80) 27.1
5) Millennial (1981-) 31.9
9) Don't know/refused 1.2
TOTAL2009100.0
98) EDUC. What is the highest level of school you have completed or the highest degree you have received? (EDUC)
TOTAL%
1) Less than high school (grades one to eight or no formal schooling) 3.2
2) High school incomplete (grades nine to 11 or grade 12 with NO diploma) 5.6
3) High school graduate (grade 12 with diploma or GED certificate) 30.6
4) Some college, no degree (includes community college) 18.9
5) Two-year associate degree from a college or university 12.8
6) Four-year college or university degree/bachelor's degree (e.g., BS, BA, AB) 18.5
7) Some postgraduate or professional schooling, no postgraduate degree (e.g. some graduate school) 1.7
8) Postgraduate or professional degree, including master's, doctorate, medical or law degree (e.g., MA, MS, Ph.D., MD, JD) 8.4
9) (VOL) Don't know/refused .3
TOTAL2009100.0
99) HISP. Are you or Hispanic, Latino, or Spanish origin, such as Mexican, Puerto Rican, or Cuban?--Includes RACE back codes (HISP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 15.2
2) No 84.1
9) (VOL) Don't know/refused .7
TOTAL2009100.0
100) RACE. Which of the following describes your race? You can select as many as apply. White, black or African American, Asian or Asian American or some other race (MENTION #1) (RACEM1)
TOTAL%
1) White (e.g., Caucasian, European, Irish, Italian, Arab, Middle Eastern) 72.1
2) Black or African American (e.g., negro, Kenyan, Nigerian, Haitian) 12.3
3) Asian or Asian American (e.g., Asian Indian, Chinese, Filipino, Vietnamese or other Asian origin groups) 3.5
4) Some other race (SPECIFY) IF NEEDED: What race or races is that? .2
5) (VOLUNTEERED) Native American/American Indian/Alaska Native 1.9
6) (VOLUNTEERED) Pacific Islander/Native Hawaiian .4
7) (VOLUNTEERED) Hispanic/Latino (e.g., Mexican, Puerto Rican, Cuban) 6.6
8) (VOLUNTEEREDL) Don't know .4
9) (VOLUNTEERED) Refused (e.g., non-race answers like American, Human, purple) 2.5
TOTAL2009100.0
101) RACE. Which of the following describes your race? You can select as many as apply. White, black or African American, Asian or Asian American or some other race (MENTION #2) (RACEM2)
TOTAL%
1) White (e.g., Caucasian, European, Irish, Italian, Arab, Middle Eastern) 10.1
2) Black or African American (e.g., negro, Kenyan, Nigerian, Haitian) 29.1
3) Asian or Asian American (e.g., Asian Indian, Chinese, Filipino, Vietnamese or other Asian origin groups) 7.6
4) Some other race (SPECIFY) IF NEEDED: What race or races is that? 2.5
5) (VOLUNTEERED) Native American/American Indian/Alaska Native 35.4
7) (VOLUNTEERED) Hispanic/Latino (e.g., Mexican, Puerto Rican, Cuban) 15.2
Missing1936 
TOTAL73100.0
102) RACE. Which of the following describes your race? You can select as many as apply. White, black or African American, Asian or Asian American or some other race (MENTION #3) (RACEM3)
TOTAL%
1) White (e.g., Caucasian, European, Irish, Italian, Arab, Middle Eastern) 7.1
2) Black or African American (e.g., negro, Kenyan, Nigerian, Haitian) 7.1
3) Asian or Asian American (e.g., Asian Indian, Chinese, Filipino, Vietnamese or other Asian origin groups) 14.3
5) (VOLUNTEERED) Native American/American Indian/Alaska Native 42.9
6) (VOLUNTEERED) Pacific Islander/Native Hawaiian 14.3
7) (VOLUNTEERED) Hispanic/Latino (e.g., Mexican, Puerto Rican, Cuban) 14.3
Missing1998 
TOTAL11100.0
103) RACE. Which of the following describes your race? You can select as many as apply. White, black or African American, Asian or Asian American or some other race (MENTION #4) (RACEM4)
TOTAL%
7) (VOLUNTEERED) Hispanic/Latino (e.g., Mexican, Puerto Rican, Cuban) 100
Missing2006 
TOTAL3100.0
104) Adults in household (ADULTS)
TOTAL%
1) One 20.8
2) Two 50.6
3) Three + 28.6
TOTAL2009100.0
105) Combining Race (with coding) (RACEMB)
TOTAL%
1) White 69.1
2) Black or African American 11.7
3) Asian or Asian American 3.4
4) Mixed race 4
5) Or some other race 8.8
9) Don't know/Refused (VOLUNTEERED) 2.9
TOTAL2009100.0
106) Race-Ethnicity (RACETHN)
TOTAL%
1) White non-Hispanic 63.4
2) Black non-Hispanic 11.3
3) Hispanic 15.2
4) Other 7.9
9) Don't know/refused (VOLUNTEERED.) 2.2
TOTAL2009100.0
107) BIRTH_HISP. Were you born in the United States, on the island of Puerto Rico, or in another country? (BRTHHISP)
TOTAL%
1) U.S. 47.7
2) Puerto Rico 2.3
3) Another country 49.3
9) (VOLUNTEERED) Don't know/refused .7
Missing1729 
TOTAL280100.0
108) ORIGINAL HISP. Are you of Hispanic, Latino, or Spanish origin, such as Mexican, Puerto Rican, or Cuban? (HISPORIG)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 14.8
2) No 84.5
9) (VOLUNTEERED) Don't know/refused .7
TOTAL2009100.0
109) Q.75 If you were asked to use one of these commonly used names for the social classes, which would you say you belong in? The upper class, upper-middle class, middle class, lower-middle class, or lower class? (Q75)
TOTAL%
1) Upper class 2.7
2) Upper-middle class 14.1
3) Middle class 50.6
4) Lower-middle class 22.3
5) Lower class 8.5
9) (VOLUNTEERED) Don't know/refused 1.7
TOTAL2009100.0
110) RELIG. 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? [INTERV (RELIG)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant (Baptist, Methodist, non-denominational Lutheran, Presbyterian, Pentecostal, Episcopalian...etc.) 32.4
2) Roman Catholic (Catholic) 22.3
3) Mormon (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints or LDS) 1.3
4) Orthodox (Greek, Russian, or some other Orthodox church) .4
5) Jewish (Judaism) 1.2
6) Muslim (Islam) 1
7) Buddhist 1
8) Hindu .8
9) Atheist (do not believe in God) 3.1
10) Agnostic (not sure if there is a God) 3.8
11) Something else (SPECIFY) 2.8
12) Nothing in particular 15.1
13) (VOLUNTEERED) Christian 12.1
14) (VOLUNTEERED) Unitarian (Universalist) .3
99) (VOLUNTEERED) Don't know/refused 2.2
TOTAL2009100.0
111) CHR. Do you think of yourself as a Christian or not? [If RESPONDENT NAMED A NON-CHRISTIAN RELIGION IN PREVIOUS (e.g., Native American, Wiccan, Pagan, etc.) DO NOT READ (ENTER 'No' CODE 2)] (CHR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 70.2
2) No 22.2
9) (VOLUNTEERED) Don't know/refused 7.6
Missing1823 
TOTAL186100.0
112) BORN. Would you describe yourself as a 'born again' or evangelical Christian, or not? (BORN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, would 43.5
2) No, would not 52.4
9) (VOLUNTEERED) Don't know/refused 4.1
Missing570 
TOTAL1439100.0
113) ATTEND. 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 12.4
2) Once a week 22.1
3) Once or twice a month 15
4) A few times a year 20.1
5) Seldom 15.4
6) Never 14.3
9) (VOLUNTEERED) Don't know/refused .7
TOTAL2009100.0
114) Q.76 Do you personally know anyone who is Muslim or not? (Q76)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 52.1
2) No 46.7
9) (VOLUNTEERED) Don't know/refused 1.3
Missing13 
TOTAL1996100.0
115) Q.76a And about how many people who are Muslim would you say you personally know [READ]? (Q76A)
TOTAL%
1) A lot 18.8
2) Some 49.5
3) Only one or two 30.2
9) (VOLUNTEERED) Don't know/refused 1.4
Missing914 
TOTAL1095100.0
116) INCOME. Last year, that is in 2015, what was your total family income from all sources, before taxes? Just stop me when I get to the right category. [READ] (INCOME)
TOTAL%
1) Less than $10,000 7.9
2) 10 to under $20,000 10.9
3) 20 to under $30,000 9.9
4) 30 to under $40,000 8.8
5) 40 to under $50,000 8.1
6) 50 to under $75,000 14.5
7) 75 to under $100,000 11.5
8) 100 to under $150,000 [OR] 10.7
9) $150,000 or more 8.5
10) (VOLUNTEERED) Don't know/refused 9.4
TOTAL2009100.0
117) REG. Which of these statements best describes you (REG)
TOTAL%
1) Are you ABSOLUTELY CERTAIN that you are registered to vote at your current address [OR] 69.9
2) Are you PROBABLY registered, but there is a chance your registration has lapsed [OR] 7.2
3) Are you NOT registered to vote at your current address 21.4
9) (VOL) Don't know/refused 1.4
TOTAL2009100.0
118) PARTY. In politics TODAY, do you consider yourself a Republican, Democrat, or independent? (PARTY)
TOTAL%
1) Republican 24.3
2) Democrat 29.9
3) Independent 37.9
4) (VOLUNTEERED) No preference 4.8
5) (VOLUNTEERED) Other party .7
9) (VOLUNTEERED) Don't know/refused 2.4
TOTAL2009100.0
119) PARTYLN. As of today, do you lean more to the Republican Party or more to the Democratic Party? (PARTYLN)
TOTAL%
1) Republican 31.6
2) Democrat 37.5
9) (VOLUNTEERED) Other/don't know/refused 30.9
Missing1131 
TOTAL878100.0
120) Leaned party identification (PARTYSUM)
TOTAL%
1) Republican/lean Republican 38.8
2) Democrat/lean Democrat 47
9) Don't know/refused-no lean 14.1
TOTAL2009100.0
121) Party and Ideology (PRTYIDEO)
TOTAL%
1) Conservative Republican 15.8
2) Moderate-liberal Republican 8.1
3) Independent 37.9
4) Conservative-moderate Democrat 17.4
5) Liberal Democrat 11.8
9) Don't know/refused to party or ideology 9
TOTAL2009100.0
122) Q.77 Would you like to see Republican leaders in Washington move in a more conservative direction or a more moderate direction? (Q77)
TOTAL%
1) More conservative 52.2
2) More moderate 39.2
3) (VOLUNTEERED) No change 1.8
9) (VOLUNTEERED) Don't know/refused 6.8
Missing1160 
TOTAL849100.0
123) Would you like to see Democratic leaders in Washington move in a more liberal direction or a more moderate direction? (Q78)
TOTAL%
1) More liberal 38.6
2) More moderate 51.9
3) (VOLUNTEERED) No change 3.4
9) (VOLUNTEERED) Don't know/refused 6.1
Missing1095 
TOTAL914100.0
124) IDEO. In general, would you describe your political views as... [READ] (IDEO)
TOTAL%
1) Very conservative 6.9
2) Conservative 26.8
3) Moderate 39.9
4) Liberal 16.3
5) Very liberal 6
9) (VOLUNTEERED) Don't know/refused 4.2
TOTAL2009100.0
125) HH1. How many people, including yourself, live in your household? (HH1)
TOTAL%
1) 1 16.3
2) 2 29.8
3) 3 18.4
4) 4 16.6
5) 5 9.5
6) 6 4.3
7) 7 2.1
8) Eight or more 1.1
9) Don't know/Refused 1.9
TOTAL2009100.0
126) HH3. How many, including yourself, are adults, age 18 and older? (HH3)
TOTAL%
1) 1 5.4
2) 2 58.3
3) 3 21.3
4) 4 8.9
5) 5 2.8
6) 6 .4
7) 7 .8
8) Eight or more .2
9) Don't know/refused 1.9
Missing364 
TOTAL1645100.0
127) L1. Now thinking about your telephone use… Do you have a working cell phone? (QL1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, have cell phone 64.9
2) No, do not 34.2
9) (VOLUNTEERED) Don't know/refused .9
Missing1505 
TOTAL504100.0
128) L1a. Does anyone in your household have a working cell phone? (QL1A)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, someone in household has cell phone 45
2) No 49.5
9) (VOLUNTEERED) Don't know/refused 5.4
Missing1948 
TOTAL61100.0
129) C1. 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? (QC1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, home telephone 33.8
2) No, home telephone 65.1
9) (VOLUNTEERED) Don't know/refused 1.2
Missing504 
TOTAL1505100.0
130) ADV_LETTER. Do you happen to know if you received a letter in the mail informing you that you'd been selected for this survey? (ADVLETTR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, letter received 16.6
2) No letter received 74.7
9) (VOLUNTEERED) Don't know/refused 8.7
Missing1608 
TOTAL401100.0
131) MONEY2. That's the end of the interview. If you would like to be reimbursed for your 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? [INTERVIEWER NOTE: If R doe (MONEY2)
TOTAL%
1) Respondent agrees 27.6
9) VOLUNTEERED) Respondent does not want the money 72.4
Missing504 
TOTAL1505100.0
132) ISEX. I HEREBY ATTEST THAT THIS IS A TRUE AND HONEST INTERVIEW. INTERVIEWER GENDER: (ISEX)
TOTAL%
1) Male 40.4
2) Female 59.6
TOTAL2009100.0
133) IHISP1. Are you, yourself, of Hispanic origin or decent, such as Mexican, Puerto Rican, Cuban, or some other Spanish background? (IHISP1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 30
2) No 67.9
9) (VOLUNTEERED) Don't know/refused 2.1
TOTAL2009100.0
134) IRACE1. Which of the following describes your race? You can select as many as apply. [READ LIST. RECORD UP TO FOUR RESPONSES IN ORDER MENTIONED](MENTIION #1) (IRACE1M1)
TOTAL%
1) White 71.2
2) Black or African-American 12.7
3) Asian or Asian-American .3
4) Or some other race 10.1
9) (VOLUNTEERED) Don't know/refused 5.6
TOTAL2009100.0
135) IRACE1. Which of the following describes your race? You can select as many as apply. [READ LIST. RECORD UP TO FOUR RESPONSES IN ORDER MENTIONED](MENTIION #2) (IRACE1M2)
TOTAL%
2) Black or African American 66.2
4) Or some other race 33.8
Missing1944 
TOTAL65100.0
136) Cellweight (CELLWGHT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL15051.170.46
137) Weight (WEIGHT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL200910.516
138) Sex [ENTER RESPONDENT'S SEX:] (for use with online analysis) (I-SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Male 49.3
2) Female 50.7
TOTAL2009100.0
139) EDUC. What is the highest level of school you have complete or the highest degree you have received? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-EDUC)
TOTAL%
1) Less than high school (grade 12 or less with NO diploma or GED) 8.8
2) High school graduate (grade 12 with diploma or GED certificate) 30.7
3) Some college, no degree (includes community college) or two-year associate degree from a college or university 31.8
4) Some college, no degree (includes community college) 18.5
5) Some postgraduate or professional school or postgraduate or professional degree, including master's, doctorate, medical, or law degree 10.1
Missing12 
TOTAL1997100.0
140) PARTY. In politics TODAY, do you consider yourself a Republican, Democrat, or independent? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-PARTYID)
TOTAL%
1) Republican 26.4
2) Democrat 32.5
3) Independent 41.1
Missing135 
TOTAL1874100.0
141) Race-Ethnicity (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-RACE)
TOTAL%
1) White non-Hispanic 64.8
2) Black non-Hispanic 11.6
3) Hispanic 15.5
4) Other 8.1
Missing43 
TOTAL1966100.0