Religion and Politics Survey, 2000

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) ID (ID)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL5603156792.303256202
2) Date of interview (DATE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL560321124.5588323
3) Gender (GENDER)
TOTAL%
1) Male251444.9
2) Female308955.1
TOTAL5603100.0
4) How satisfied are you with the way things are going in our society today? Are you... (SATSOCTY)
TOTAL%
1) Very satisfied4277.6
2) Fairly satisfied265047.3
3) Fairly dissatisfied142125.4
4) Very dissatisfied99617.8
5) Don't know/refused1091.9
TOTAL5603100.0
5) Here are some social issues facing our country today. How interested are you in each one, quite interested, fairly interested, or not very interested? -- legislation to protect the environment (SOCENVRN)
TOTAL%
1) Quite interested337260.2
2) Fairly interested170730.5
3) Not very interested4908.7
4) Don't know/refused340.6
TOTAL5603100.0
6) Here are some social issues facing our country today. How interested are you in each one, quite interested, fairly interested, or not very interested? -- overcoming discrimination against women in our society (SOCDISCR)
TOTAL%
1) Quite interested334359.7
2) Fairly interested159728.5
3) Not very interested60610.8
4) Don't know/refused571.0
TOTAL5603100.0
7) Here are some social issues facing our country today. How interested are you in each one, quite interested, fairly interested, or not very interested? -- reducing intolerance toward homosexuals (SOCHOMO)
TOTAL%
1) Quite interested158128.2
2) Fairly interested154727.6
3) Not very interested226140.4
4) Don't know/refused2143.8
TOTAL5603100.0
8) Here are some social issues facing our country today. How interested are you in each one, quite interested, fairly interested, or not very interested? -- achieving greater equality for racial and ethnic minorities in our society (SOCEQLTY)
TOTAL%
1) Quite interested314456.1
2) Fairly interested172630.8
3) Not very interested65911.8
4) Don't know/refused741.3
TOTAL5603100.0
9) Here are some social issues facing our country today. How interested are you in each one, quite interested, fairly interested, or not very interested? -- social policies that would help the poor (SOCPOOR)
TOTAL%
1) Quite interested337860.3
2) Fairly interested173531.0
3) Not very interested4317.7
4) Don't know/refused591.1
TOTAL5603100.0
10) Here are some social issues facing our country today. How interested are you in each one, quite interested, fairly interested, or not very interested? -- campaign finance reform (SOCCMPGN)
TOTAL%
1) Quite interested171830.7
2) Fairly interested163929.3
3) Not very interested204936.6
4) Don't know/refused1973.5
TOTAL5603100.0
11) Here are some social issues facing our country today. How interested are you in each one, quite interested, fairly interested, or not very interested? -- Maintaining strict separation between church and state (SOCSPRTN)
TOTAL%
1) Quite interested224440.0
2) Fairly interested155227.7
3) Not very interested162028.9
4) Don't know/refused1873.3
TOTAL5603100.0
12) Now, for each of these issues, how interested are you in it, quite interested, fairly interested, or not very interested? -- government policies to promote international peace (INTPEACE)
TOTAL%
1) Quite interested320557.2
2) Fairly interested174231.1
3) Not very interested61611.0
4) Don't know/refused400.7
TOTAL5603100.0
13) Now, for each of these issues, how interested are you in it, quite interested, fairly interested, or not very interested? -- relief and development programs for people in Third World countries (INT3WRLD)
TOTAL%
1) Quite interested155427.7
2) Fairly interested238642.6
3) Not very interested158528.3
4) Don't know/refused781.4
TOTAL5603100.0
14) Now, for each of these issues, how interested are you in it, quite interested, fairly interested, or not very interested? -- international human rights issues (INTRIGHT)
TOTAL%
1) Quite interested248344.3
2) Fairly interested210537.6
3) Not very interested94516.9
4) Don't know/refused701.2
TOTAL5603100.0
15) Now, for each of these issues, how interested are you in it, quite interested, fairly interested, or not very interested? -- the social responsibilities of corporations (INTCORPT)
TOTAL%
1) Quite interested236142.1
2) Fairly interested199135.5
3) Not very interested110319.7
4) Don't know/refused1482.6
TOTAL5603100.0
16) During the past twelve months, have you been a member of a service club, such as Rotary, Kiwanis, or League of Women Voters. (IF NEEDED: "That is, an organization or club that meets regularly and does projects to improve the community.") (SERVC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes56910.2
2) No502589.7
3) Don't know/refused90.2
TOTAL5603100.0
17) During the past twelve months, have you contacted an elected official about an issue of concern to you? (OFFCL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes168330.0
2) No389769.6
3) Don't know/refused230.4
TOTAL5603100.0
18) During the past twelve months, have you given money to a political candidate or party? (DONTE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes82014.6
2) No477385.2
3) Don't know/refused100.2
TOTAL5603100.0
19) During the past twelve months, have you attended a political rally or meeting? (RALLY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes78514.0
2) No481485.9
3) Don't know/refused40.1
TOTAL5603100.0
20) During the past twelve months, have you attended a class or lecture about social or political issues? (CLASS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes129623.1
2) No429376.6
3) Don't know/refused140.2
TOTAL5603100.0
21) During the past twelve months, have you worked for a political campaign or voter registration drive? (CMPGN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes4067.2
2) No519392.7
3) Don't know/refused40.1
TOTAL5603100.0
22) During the past twelve months, have you done volunteer work at a church or other place of worship? (VOLCH)
TOTAL%
1) Yes280450.0
2) No279849.9
3) Don't know/refused10.0
TOTAL5603100.0
23) During the past twelve months, have you done volunteer work for an organization other than a church or place of worship? (VOLORG)
TOTAL%
1) Yes276949.4
2) No282550.4
3) Don't know/refused90.2
TOTAL5603100.0
24) During the past twelve months, have you read about social or political issues on the Internet? (INTERNT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes189333.8
2) No370066.0
3) Don't know/refused100.2
TOTAL5603100.0
25) In the 1996 presidential election, did you vote for Bill Clinton, Bob Dole, or someone else? (ELCT96)
TOTAL%
1) Clinton218739.0
2) Dole113620.3
3) Perot (volunteered)891.6
4) Other71512.8
5) Did not vote110419.7
6) Don't know/refused3726.6
TOTAL5603100.0
26) In politics today, do you consider yourself a Republican, Democrat, or Independent? (PARTY)
TOTAL%
1) Republican148326.5
2) Democrat176431.5
3) Independent189233.8
4) Other1542.7
5) Don't know/refused3105.5
TOTAL5603100.0
27) Are you currently registered to vote? (REGSTERD)
TOTAL%
1) Yes467183.4
2) No89716.0
3) Don't know/refused350.6
TOTAL5603100.0
28) If the 2000 presidential election were held today, which candidate would you vote for? (ELC2000)
TOTAL%
1) George W. Bush164629.4
2) Al Gore121921.8
3) Bill Bradley3716.6
4) John McCain66011.8
98) Other2183.9
99) Don't know/refused148926.6
TOTAL5603100.0
29) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ANSWERED THEY WOULD VOTE FOR "OTHER" IN 2000 PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION. Answers volunteered from variable "ELC2000". (OTHRCAND)
TOTAL%
5) Gary Bauer52.3
6) Patrick Buchanan52.3
7) Steve Forbes198.7
8) Orrin Hatch62.8
9) Alan Keyes2310.6
10) Donald Trump94.1
97) Other (Not specified)10347.2
99) Don't know/refused4822.0
Missing5385 
TOTAL218100.0
30) Would you say you follow what's going on in government and public affairs... most of the time, some of the time, only now and then, hardly ever, or never? (FLWGOVT)
TOTAL%
1) Most of the time243543.5
2) Some of the time193434.5
3) Only now and then75213.4
4) Hardly ever3065.5
5) Never1622.9
6) Don't know/refused140.2
TOTAL5603100.0
31) FRDWLTHY, FRDSCNST, FRDCRPEX, AND FRDOFFCL WERE ASKED IN RANDOM ORDER. Among your close personal friends, do any of them happen to be an elected public official? (FRDOFFCL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes108019.3
2) No450280.3
3) Don't know/refused210.4
TOTAL5603100.0
32) FRDWLTHY, FRDSCNST, FRDCRPEX, AND FRDOFFCL WERE ASKED IN RANDOM ORDER. Among your close personal friends, do any of them happen to be a corporation executive? (FRDCRPEX)
TOTAL%
1) Yes193434.5
2) No362564.7
3) Don't know/refused440.8
TOTAL5603100.0
33) FRDWLTHY, FRDSCNST, FRDCRPEX, AND FRDOFFCL WERE ASKED IN RANDOM ORDER. Among your close personal friends, do any of them happen to be a scientist? (FRDSCNST)
TOTAL%
1) Yes116320.8
2) No441378.8
3) Don't know/refused270.5
TOTAL5603100.0
34) FRDWLTHY, FRDSCNST, FRDCRPEX, AND FRDOFFCL WERE ASKED IN RANDOM ORDER. Among your close personal friends, do any of them happen to be wealthy? (FRDWLTHY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes267647.8
2) No284350.7
3) Don't know/refused841.5
TOTAL5603100.0
35) FRDHINDU, FRDMUSLM, FRDJEWSH, FRDHSPNC, AND FRDAFAMR WERE ASKED IN RANDOM ORDER. Among your close personal friends, do any of them happen to be African-American? (FRDAFAMR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes348662.2
2) No210037.5
3) Don't know/refused170.3
TOTAL5603100.0
36) FRDHINDU, FRDMUSLM, FRDJEWSH, FRDHSPNC, AND FRDAFAMR WERE ASKED IN RANDOM ORDER. Among your close personal friends, do any of them happen to be Hispanic? (FRDHSPNC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes291352.0
2) No266547.6
3) Don't know/refused250.4
TOTAL5603100.0
37) FRDHINDU, FRDMUSLM, FRDJEWSH, FRDHSPNC, AND FRDAFAMR WERE ASKED IN RANDOM ORDER. Among your close personal friends, do any of them happen to be Jewish? (FRDJEWSH)
TOTAL%
1) Yes234541.9
2) No309255.2
3) Don't know/refused1663.0
TOTAL5603100.0
38) FRDHINDU, FRDMUSLM, FRDJEWSH, FRDHSPNC, AND FRDAFAMR WERE ASKED IN RANDOM ORDER. Among your close personal friends, do any of them happen to be Muslim? (FRDMUSLM)
TOTAL%
1) Yes71712.8
2) No475084.8
3) Don't know/refused1362.4
TOTAL5603100.0
39) FRDHINDU, FRDMUSLM, FRDJEWSH, FRDHSPNC, AND FRDAFAMR WERE ASKED IN RANDOM ORDER. Among your close personal friends, do any of them happen to be Hindu or Buddhist? (FRDHINDU)
TOTAL%
1) Yes72212.9
2) No473384.5
3) Don't know/refused1482.6
TOTAL5603100.0
40) What is your religious preference? Are you Protestant, Roman Catholic, Jewish, Muslim or some other religion, or don't you have a religious preference? (RLGPREF)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant (such as Baptist, Methodist, Presbyterian, Lutheran)246544.0
2) Roman Catholic141425.2
3) Jewish1041.9
4) Muslim/Islam410.7
5) Mormon380.7
6) Orthodox Church (Greek, Russian, etc.)170.3
7) Other Christian religion4057.2
8) Other Religion (not Christian)3015.4
9) No preference/Atheist/Agnostic74613.3
10) Don't know/refused721.3
TOTAL5603100.0
41) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ARE PROTESTANT OR "OTHER RELIGION". What specific denomination is that? (DENMNTN)
TOTAL%
1) African Methodist Episcopal (AME)250.9
2) African Methodist Episcopal Zion (AMEZ)30.1
3) Assemblies of God461.6
4) Baptist73725.7
5) Brethren110.4
6) Charismatic80.3
7) "Christian" or "Just Christian"2197.6
8) Christian and Missionary Alliance (CMA)130.5
9) Christian Science10.0
10) Church(es) of Christ431.5
11) Church of God351.2
12) Church of the Nazarene200.7
13) Congregationalist260.9
14) Disciples of Christ70.2
15) Episcopalian (or Anglican/Church of England)863.0
16) Evangelical Covenant Church100.3
17) Evangelical Free Church80.3
18) Four Square Gospel60.2
19) Free Methodist Church20.1
20) Holiness110.4
21) Independent120.4
22) Jehovah's Witness240.8
23) "Just Protestant"592.1
24) Lutheran2438.5
25) Mennonite40.1
26) Methodist36212.6
27) Mormon/Latter Day Saints321.1
28) Nondenominational or Interdenominational Protestant1174.1
29) Pentecostal832.9
30) Presbyterian1424.9
31) Quaker/Friends70.2
32) Reformed150.5
33) Salvation Army40.1
34) Seventh-Day Adventist120.4
35) Unitarian-Universalist190.7
36) United Church of Christ (UCC)230.8
37) Wesleyan Church40.1
38) Other (specify)2558.9
58) Don't know/refused1364.7
Missing2733 
TOTAL2870100.0
42) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE A BAPTIST RELIGIOUS PREFERENCE. With which Baptist group is your church associated? Is it Southern Baptist Convention, the American Baptist Churches in the USA, the American Baptist Association, the National Baptist Convention USA, an independent Baptist church or some other Baptist group? (BAPTGRP)
TOTAL%
1) American Baptist Association496.6
2) American Baptist Churches in the USA304.1
3) American Baptist, don't know which131.8
4) Baptist, don't know which182.4
5) Baptist Bible Fellowship20.3
6) Baptist General Conference30.4
7) Baptist Missionary Association30.4
8) Conservative Baptist Association of America40.5
9) Free Will Baptist111.5
10) Fundamentalist Baptist (no denominational ties)30.4
11) General Association of Regular Baptists (GARB)40.5
12) Independent Baptist (no denominational ties)9512.9
13) Missionary Baptist152.0
14) National Baptist Convention USA263.5
15) Primitive Baptist10.1
16) Progressive National Baptist Convention20.3
18) Southern Baptist Convention34046.1
19) Other557.5
30) Don't know/refused638.5
Missing4866 
TOTAL737100.0
43) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE A LUTHERAN RELIGIOUS PREFERENCE. With which Lutheran group is your church associated? Is that the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, the Missouri Synod, the Wisconsin Synod, or some other Lutheran group? (LUTHNGRP)
TOTAL%
1) Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA; formerly Lutheran Church in America, American Lutheran Church)11145.9
2) Lutheran, don't know which104.1
3) Missouri Synod Lutheran7229.8
4) Wisconsin Synod52.1
5) Other2811.6
16) Don't know/refused166.6
Missing5361 
TOTAL242100.0
44) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE A METHODIST RELIGIOUS PREFERENCE. With which Methodist group is your church associated? Is that the United Methodist Church, Free Methodist, Wesleyan Methodist, or some other Methodist group? (METHDGRP)
TOTAL%
1) United Methodist31186.4
2) Free Methodist82.2
3) Wesleyan Methodist92.5
4) Methodist, don't know which102.8
5) Other164.4
16) Don't know/refused61.7
Missing5243 
TOTAL360100.0
45) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE A PRESBYTERIAN RELIGIOUS PREFERENCE. With which Presbyterian group is your church associated? Is that the Presbyterian Church (USA), the Presbyterian Church in America, the Orthodox Presbyterian Church, the Evangelical Presbyterian Church, or some other Presbyterian Group? (PRSBYGRP)
TOTAL%
1) Evangelical Presbyterian Church85.6
2) Orthodox Presbyterian Church10.7
3) Presbyterian Church in America (PCA)1913.4
4) Presbyterian Church (USA)5538.7
5) Presbyterian, don't know which2014.1
6) Other1913.4
17) Don't know/refused2014.1
Missing5461 
TOTAL142100.0
46) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE A CHURCH OF CHRIST RELIGIOUS PREFERENCE. With which group is your church associated? Is that the Church of Christ or the United Church of Christ? (CHRSTGRP)
TOTAL%
1) Church(es) of Christ3581.4
2) United Church of Christ37.0
3) Other37.0
14) Don't know/refused24.7
Missing5560 
TOTAL43100.0
47) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE A PROTESTANT OR "OTHER CHRISTIAN" RELIGIOUS PREFERENCE. When it comes to your religious identity, would you say you are a fundamentalist, evangelical, mainline, or liberal Protestant, or do none of these describe you? (RLGSID)
TOTAL%
1) Fundamentalist30311.1
2) Evangelical37313.7
3) Mainline2619.6
4) Liberal58121.4
5) None96735.6
6) Other361.3
7) Don't know/refused1977.2
Missing2885 
TOTAL2718100.0
48) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ANSWERED "NONE" OR "OTHER" FOR THEIR RELIGIOUS IDENTITY. If you were to pick a label that came closest, would you say fundamentalist, evangelical, mainline, or liberal? (LABEL)
TOTAL%
1) Fundamentalist14914.9
2) Evangelical11511.5
3) Mainline14814.8
4) Liberal29929.8
5) None14114.1
6) Other151.5
7) Don't know/refused13613.6
Missing4600 
TOTAL1003100.0
49) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE A PROTESTANT OR "OTHER CHRISTIAN" RELIGIOUS PREFERENCE. As far as you know, does your denomination have an office in Washington that tries to influence public policy? (DNMINFPL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes42515.6
2) No132448.7
3) Don't know/refused96935.7
Missing2885 
TOTAL2718100.0
50) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE A PROTESTANT OR "OTHER CHRISTIAN" RELIGIOUS PREFERENCE. Would you like to see your denomination doing more to influence public policy in Washington, or not? (MREINFPP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes102737.8
2) No143852.9
3) Don't know/refused2539.3
Missing2885 
TOTAL2718100.0
51) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE A PROTESTANT OR "OTHER CHRISTIAN" RELIGIOUS PREFERENCE. What about in your state? Would you like to see your denomination doing more to influence public policy in your state, or not? (STINFPP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes127146.8
2) No126446.5
3) Don't know/refused1836.7
Missing2885 
TOTAL2718100.0
52) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE A PROTESTANT OR "OTHER CHRISTIAN" RELIGIOUS PREFERENCE. Compared with the 1960s, do you think the public influence of your denomination is a lot stronger now, a little stronger now, about the same, a little weaker, or a lot weaker? (STRINFPP)
TOTAL%
1) A lot stronger now50118.4
2) A little stronger now54420.0
3) About the same now as then68925.3
4) A little weaker now40214.8
5) A lot weaker now2408.8
6) Don't know/refused34212.6
Missing2885 
TOTAL2718100.0
53) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE A CATHOLIC RELIGIOUS PREFERENCE. When it comes to your religious identity, would you say you are a traditional, moderate, or liberal Catholic, or do none of these describe you? (CARLGSID)
TOTAL%
1) Traditional34424.3
2) Moderate48334.2
3) Liberal40728.8
4) None15410.9
5) Other70.5
6) Don't know/refused191.3
Missing4189 
TOTAL1414100.0
54) Aside from weddings and funerals, how often do you attend religious services...more than once a week, once a week, almost every week, once or twice a month, a few times a year, or never? (ATTEND)
TOTAL%
1) More than once a week77413.8
2) Once a week137524.5
3) Almost every week3065.5
4) Once or twice a month93116.6
5) A few times a year143225.6
6) Never74813.3
7) Don't know/refused370.7
TOTAL5603100.0
55) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ATTENDED RELIGIOUS SERVICES AT LEAST A FEW TIMES A YEAR. Are you currently a member at your place of worship? (MEMBER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes318466.1
2) No161033.4
3) Don't know/refused240.5
Missing785 
TOTAL4818100.0
56) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ATTENDED RELIGIOUS SERVICES AT LEAST A FEW TIMES A YEAR AND ARE MEMBERS OF A PLACE OF WORSHIP. Do you hold any leadership positions at your place of worship, such as serving on a committee, serving as an elder or deacon, or teaching a class? (LEADPSTN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes83526.2
2) No234573.6
3) Don't know/refused40.1
Missing2419 
TOTAL3184100.0
57) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ATTENDED RELIGIOUS SERVICES AT LEAST A FEW TIMES A YEAR AND ARE MEMBERS OF A PLACE OF WORSHIP. About how many people currently belong to this congregation? (SIZECONG)
TOTAL%
1) Fewer than 10037611.8
2) 100-19945514.3
3) 200-29939612.4
4) 300-49948415.2
5) 500-99956117.6
6) 1000-199934010.7
7) 2000 or more43313.6
8) Don't know/refused1394.4
Missing2419 
TOTAL3184100.0
58) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ATTENDED RELIGIOUS SERVICES AT LEAST A FEW TIMES A YEAR AND ARE MEMBERS OF A PLACE OF WORSHIP. In the past few years, has membership at your congregation been increasing, staying about the same, or decreasing? (MEMBRINC)
TOTAL%
1) Increasing182857.4
2) Staying about the same97330.6
3) Decreasing2698.4
4) Don't know/refused1143.6
Missing2419 
TOTAL3184100.0
59) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ATTENDED RELIGIOUS SERVICES AT LEAST A FEW TIMES A YEAR AND ARE MEMBERS OF A PLACE OF WORSHIP. How many people in the congregation are you close personal friends with? (CLFRDCNG)
TOTAL%
0) 2247.0
1) 391.2
2) 1093.4
3) 882.8
4) 1133.5
5) 2036.4
6) 932.9
7) 230.7
8) 300.9
9) 110.3
10) 34510.8
11) 70.2
12) 1374.3
13) 20.1
14) 10.0
15) 1434.5
16) 10.0
17) 10.0
18) 20.1
19) 10.0
20) 33210.4
22) 10.0
23) 30.1
24) 160.5
25) 1334.2
27) 10.0
29) 10.0
30) 1585.0
35) 180.6
36) 10.0
40) 561.8
45) 110.3
48) 10.0
50) 2427.6
51) 10.0
52) 20.1
55) 30.1
60) 200.6
65) 40.1
69) 10.0
70) 160.5
75) 371.2
80) 180.6
85) 30.1
90) 80.3
97) 20.1
98) 98 or more40012.6
99) Don't know/refused1223.8
Missing2419 
TOTAL3184100.0
60) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ATTENDED RELIGIOUS SERVICES AT LEAST A FEW TIMES A YEAR AND ARE MEMBERS OF A PLACE OF WORSHIP. Approximately what percent of the congregation is African American? (CONGAFAM)
TOTAL%
0) 89828.2
1) 45014.1
2) 1956.1
3) 832.6
4) 401.3
5) 2869.0
6) 90.3
7) 40.1
8) 210.7
9) 50.2
10) 2507.9
11) 10.0
12) 50.2
13) 30.1
15) 541.7
16) 20.1
17) 20.1
20) 802.5
25) 702.2
30) 461.4
33) 60.2
35) 70.2
40) 331.0
45) 60.2
49) 10.0
50) 551.7
55) 20.1
60) 70.2
65) 40.1
70) 80.3
75) 160.5
80) 220.7
85) 80.3
90) 351.1
92) 10.0
94) 10.0
95) 250.8
97) 60.2
98) 150.5
99) 391.2
100) 1404.4
101) Refused2437.6
Missing2419 
TOTAL3184100.0
61) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ATTENDED RELIGIOUS SERVICES AT LEAST A FEW TIMES A YEAR AND ARE MEMBERS OF A PLACE OF WORSHIP. Approximately what percent of the congregation is Hispanic American? (CONGHISP)
TOTAL%
0) 107833.9
1) 34911.0
2) 1795.6
3) 902.8
4) 391.2
5) 2708.5
6) 140.4
7) 100.3
8) 160.5
9) 30.1
10) 2427.6
12) 40.1
15) 581.8
17) 10.0
18) 20.1
20) 1053.3
23) 10.0
25) 752.4
30) 521.6
33) 80.3
35) 120.4
40) 311.0
45) 40.1
49) 10.0
50) 682.1
55) 10.0
60) 210.7
65) 10.0
70) 120.4
75) 160.5
80) 160.5
85) 20.1
90) 170.5
95) 30.1
98) 40.1
99) 50.2
100) 371.2
101) Refused33710.6
Missing2419 
TOTAL3184100.0
62) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ATTENDED RELIGIOUS SERVICES AT LEAST A FEW TIMES A YEAR AND ARE MEMBERS OF A PLACE OF WORSHIP. Approximately what percent of the congregation is Asian American? (CONGASIA)
TOTAL%
0) 146245.9
1) 40612.8
2) 1966.2
3) 832.6
4) 270.8
5) 2447.7
6) 90.3
7) 110.3
8) 70.2
9) 60.2
10) 1916.0
11) 20.1
12) 10.0
13) 20.1
15) 280.9
19) 10.0
20) 541.7
25) 160.5
30) 170.5
34) 10.0
35) 30.1
40) 90.3
50) 120.4
55) 10.0
60) 40.1
70) 10.0
75) 20.1
80) 40.1
85) 20.1
90) 30.1
93) 10.0
95) 30.1
98) 20.1
99) 20.1
100) 80.3
101) Refused36311.4
Missing2419 
TOTAL3184100.0
63) Respondent refused to answer race question. (RFSDRACE)
TOTAL%
0) Answered at least one question regarding the race of church congregation314498.7
1) Refused all questions regarding the race of church congregation401.3
Missing2419 
TOTAL3184100.0
64) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ATTENDED RELIGIOUS SERVICES AT LEAST A FEW TIMES A YEAR AND ARE MEMBERS OF A PLACE OF WORSHIP. During the past year, have you heard a sermon, lecture, or group discussion in your congregation that dealt with any the following? -- the government's policies toward the poor (SERPOOR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes121638.2
2) No189459.5
3) Don't know/refused742.3
Missing2419 
TOTAL3184100.0
65) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ATTENDED RELIGIOUS SERVICES AT LEAST A FEW TIMES A YEAR AND ARE MEMBERS OF A PLACE OF WORSHIP. During the past year, have you heard a sermon, lecture, or group discussion in your congregation that dealt with any the following? -- protecting the environment (SERENVRN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes130040.8
2) No181957.1
3) Don't know/refused652.0
Missing2419 
TOTAL3184100.0
66) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ATTENDED RELIGIOUS SERVICES AT LEAST A FEW TIMES A YEAR AND ARE MEMBERS OF A PLACE OF WORSHIP. During the past year, have you heard a sermon, lecture, or group discussion in your congregation that dealt with any the following? -- being more supportive of homosexuals (SERHOMO)
TOTAL%
1) Yes51216.1
2) No259881.6
3) Don't know/refused742.3
Missing2419 
TOTAL3184100.0
67) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ATTENDED RELIGIOUS SERVICES AT LEAST A FEW TIMES A YEAR AND ARE MEMBERS OF A PLACE OF WORSHIP. During the past year, have you heard a sermon, lecture, or group discussion in your congregation that dealt with any the following? -- the widening gap between rich people and poor people (SERGAP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes113235.6
2) No198862.4
3) Don't know/refused642.0
Missing2419 
TOTAL3184100.0
68) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ATTENDED RELIGIOUS SERVICES AT LEAST A FEW TIMES A YEAR AND ARE MEMBERS OF A PLACE OF WORSHIP. During the past year, have you heard a sermon, lecture, or group discussion in your congregation that dealt with any the following? -- improving relations between blacks and whites (SERRCREL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes184357.9
2) No128640.4
3) Don't know/refused551.7
Missing2419 
TOTAL3184100.0
69) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ATTENDED RELIGIOUS SERVICES AT LEAST A FEW TIMES A YEAR AND ARE MEMBERS OF A PLACE OF WORSHIP. During the past year, have you heard a sermon, lecture, or group discussion in your congregation that dealt with any the following? -- the social responsibilities of corporations (SERCORP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes70922.3
2) No239975.3
3) Don't know/refused762.4
Missing2419 
TOTAL3184100.0
70) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ATTENDED RELIGIOUS SERVICES AT LEAST A FEW TIMES A YEAR AND ARE MEMBERS OF A PLACE OF WORSHIP. During the past year, has your congregation helped to sponsor any of the following? -- a food pantry or soup kitchen (SPSOUP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes258481.2
2) No51316.1
3) Don't know/refused872.7
Missing2419 
TOTAL3184100.0
71) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ATTENDED RELIGIOUS SERVICES AT LEAST A FEW TIMES A YEAR AND ARE MEMBERS OF A PLACE OF WORSHIP. During the past year, has your congregation helped to sponsor any of the following? -- a day care center (SPDAYCRE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes151247.5
2) No150147.1
3) Don't know/refused1715.4
Missing2419 
TOTAL3184100.0
72) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ATTENDED RELIGIOUS SERVICES AT LEAST A FEW TIMES A YEAR AND ARE MEMBERS OF A PLACE OF WORSHIP. During the past year, has your congregation helped to sponsor any of the following? -- a shelter for the homeless (SPSHELTR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes164151.5
2) No133742.0
3) Don't know/refused2066.5
Missing2419 
TOTAL3184100.0
73) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ATTENDED RELIGIOUS SERVICES AT LEAST A FEW TIMES A YEAR AND ARE MEMBERS OF A PLACE OF WORSHIP. During the past year, has your congregation helped to sponsor any of the following? -- a tutoring program (SPTUTOR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes141944.6
2) No146846.1
3) Don't know/refused2979.3
Missing2419 
TOTAL3184100.0
74) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ATTENDED RELIGIOUS SERVICES AT LEAST A FEW TIMES A YEAR AND ARE MEMBERS OF A PLACE OF WORSHIP. During the past year, has your congregation helped to sponsor any of the following? -- a voter registration drive (SPVOTER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes70422.1
2) No214367.3
3) Don't know/refused33710.6
Missing2419 
TOTAL3184100.0
75) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ATTENDED RELIGIOUS SERVICES AT LEAST A FEW TIMES A YEAR AND ARE MEMBERS OF A PLACE OF WORSHIP. During the past year, has your congregation helped to sponsor any of the following? -- A program or meeting to encourage greater understanding among different religions, such as Christians, Jews, and Muslims (SPUNDRST)
TOTAL%
1) Yes142844.8
2) No150947.4
3) Don't know/refused2477.8
Missing2419 
TOTAL3184100.0
76) Have you ever attended religious services at a synagogue? (ATSYNGOG)
TOTAL%
1) Yes127322.7
2) No430176.8
3) Don't know/refused290.5
TOTAL5603100.0
77) Have you ever attended religious services at a mosque? (ATMOSQUE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes3005.4
2) No526093.9
3) Don't know/refused430.8
TOTAL5603100.0
78) Have you ever attended religious services at a Hindu temple? (ATHINDU)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1753.1
2) No541396.6
3) Don't know/refused150.3
TOTAL5603100.0
79) Based on your knowledge of the Bible, is each of the following statements about the Bible true or false? -- The Bible is the inspired word of God (TRINSPRD)
TOTAL%
1) True458781.9
2) False71412.7
3) Don't know/refused3025.4
TOTAL5603100.0
80) Based on your knowledge of the Bible, is each of the following statements about the Bible true or false? -- Everything in the Bible should be taken literally, word for word (TRLITRLY)
TOTAL%
1) True165729.6
2) False368665.8
3) Don't know/refused2604.6
TOTAL5603100.0
81) Based on your knowledge of the Bible, is each of the following statements about the Bible true or false? -- The Bible may contain historical or scientific errors (TRERRORS)
TOTAL%
1) True325158.0
2) False185133.0
3) Don't know/refused5018.9
TOTAL5603100.0
82) How often do you read the Bible in your daily life when you are at home, every day, once or twice a week, a few times a month, or hardly ever? (READBIBL)
TOTAL%
1) Every day85115.2
2) Once or twice a week100417.9
3) A few times a month98017.5
4) Hardly ever223940.0
5) (VOL) Never4958.8
6) Don't know/refused340.6
TOTAL5603100.0
83) How often do you pray, every day, once or twice a week, a few times a month, or hardly ever? (PRAY)
TOTAL%
1) Every day356163.6
2) Once or twice a week75213.4
3) A few times a month5189.2
4) Hardly ever5439.7
5) (VOL) Never1733.1
6) Don't know/refused561.0
TOTAL5603100.0
84) How important has it been to you as an adult to grow in your spiritual life? Would you say...? (SPGROWTH)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely important224140.0
2) Very important168430.1
3) Fairly important108819.4
4) Not very important3776.7
5) Not at all important1663.0
6) Don't know/refused470.8
TOTAL5603100.0
85) On a scale from 1 to 6, where "1" is "very conservative" and "6" is "very liberal," where would you place yourself in terms of your religious views? (RLGSVIEW)
TOTAL%
1) Very conservative69612.4
2) 5529.9
3) 144425.8
4) 96917.3
5) 72713.0
6) Very liberal96617.2
7) Don't know/refused2494.4
TOTAL5603100.0
86) Using the same scale, where "1" is "very conservative" and "6" is "very liberal," where would you place yourself in terms of your political views? (POLVIEW)
TOTAL%
1) Very conservative73813.2
2) 69012.3
3) 150926.9
4) 99617.8
5) 71812.8
6) Very liberal71612.8
7) Don't know/refused2364.2
TOTAL5603100.0
87) Please tell me if you strongly agree, somewhat agree, somewhat disagree, or strongly disagree with each of these statements. -- God is a mystery and can never be understood by humans. (GODMYSTY)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree127622.8
2) Somewhat agree138624.7
3) Somewhat disagree105518.8
4) Strongly disagree165429.5
5) Don't know/refused2324.1
TOTAL5603100.0
88) Please tell me if you strongly agree, somewhat agree, somewhat disagree, or strongly disagree with each of these statements. -- God has been fully revealed to humans in Jesus Christ. (GODRVEAL)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree282650.4
2) Somewhat agree145726.0
3) Somewhat disagree57410.2
4) Strongly disagree4848.6
5) Don't know/refused2624.7
TOTAL5603100.0
89) Please tell me if you strongly agree, somewhat agree, somewhat disagree, or strongly disagree with each of these statements. -- All religions contain some truth about God. (GODTRUTH)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree242043.2
2) Somewhat agree194934.8
3) Somewhat disagree4267.6
4) Strongly disagree4978.9
5) Don't know/refused3115.6
TOTAL5603100.0
90) Please tell me if you strongly agree, somewhat agree, somewhat disagree, or strongly disagree with each of these statements. -- All religions are equally good ways of knowing about God. (GODEQUAL)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree195134.8
2) Somewhat agree174431.1
3) Somewhat disagree77513.8
4) Strongly disagree92616.5
5) Don't know/refused2073.7
TOTAL5603100.0
91) Please tell me if you strongly agree, somewhat agree, somewhat disagree, or strongly disagree with each of these statements. -- God can only be known as people empty their minds and look inside themselves. (GODINSDE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree174331.1
2) Somewhat agree177431.7
3) Somewhat disagree91616.3
4) Strongly disagree80514.4
5) Don't know/refused3656.5
TOTAL5603100.0
92) Please tell me if you strongly agree, somewhat agree, somewhat disagree, or strongly disagree with each of these statements. -- Christianity is the best way to understand God. (GODCHNTY)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree210537.6
2) Somewhat agree141925.3
3) Somewhat disagree96517.2
4) Strongly disagree90716.2
5) Don't know/refused2073.7
TOTAL5603100.0
93) Please tell me if you strongly agree, somewhat agree, somewhat disagree, or strongly disagree with each of these statements. -- Religious doctrines get in the way of truly relating to God. (GODDCTRN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree107619.2
2) Somewhat agree200135.7
3) Somewhat disagree136424.3
4) Strongly disagree73913.2
5) Don't know/refused4237.5
TOTAL5603100.0
94) Please tell me if you strongly agree, somewhat agree, somewhat disagree, or strongly disagree with each of these statements. -- Church teachings are the best way we have of relating to God. (GODTEACH)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree160128.6
2) Somewhat agree191534.2
3) Somewhat disagree115420.6
4) Strongly disagree80214.3
5) Don't know/refused1312.3
TOTAL5603100.0
95) In your opinion, should the leaders of religious organizations keep silent on social and political issues, or should they express their views on these issues? (LDRPOLVW)
TOTAL%
1) Should keep silent100217.9
2) Should express views431477.0
3) Don't know/refused2875.1
TOTAL5603100.0
96) Was respondent asked "POLPULPT" or "RLGSPOLT." (DUMYQSTN)
TOTAL%
1) POLPULPT139524.9
2) RLGSPOLT147026.2
3) POLPULPT134524.0
4) RLGSPOLT139324.9
TOTAL5603100.0
97) RESPONDENTS WERE RANDOMLY ASKED "POLPULPT" OR "RLGSPOLT." Do you think it is ever right for clergy to discuss political issues from the pulpit? (POLPULPT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes103837.9
2) No154956.5
3) Don't know/refused1535.6
Missing2863 
TOTAL2740100.0
98) RESPONDENTS WERE RANDOMLY ASKED "POLPULPT" OR "RLGSPOLT." Do you think that it is okay for political candidates to talk publicly about their religious views? (RLGSPOLT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes214675.0
2) No62621.9
3) Don't know/refused913.2
Missing2740 
TOTAL2863100.0
99) Do you favor or oppose religious congregations in your community doing each of the following? -- Working with government agencies to provide better services for low-income families (OPGOVAGN)
TOTAL%
1) Favor485886.7
2) Oppose60110.7
3) Don't know/refused1442.6
TOTAL5603100.0
100) Do you favor or oppose religious congregations in your community doing each of the following? -- Receiving government funds to help provide services to the poor (OPGOVFND)
TOTAL%
1) Favor401471.6
2) Oppose136124.3
3) Don't know/refused2284.1
TOTAL5603100.0
101) Do you favor or oppose religious congregations in your community doing each of the following? -- Making statements to public officials on topics of concern to the community (OPSTCOMM)
TOTAL%
1) Favor434477.5
2) Oppose99817.8
3) Don't know/refused2614.7
TOTAL5603100.0
102) Do you favor or oppose religious congregations in your community doing each of the following? -- Sponsoring meetings to which public officials are invited (OPMEETNG)
TOTAL%
1) Favor405072.3
2) Oppose125022.3
3) Don't know/refused3035.4
TOTAL5603100.0
103) Do you favor or oppose religious congregations in your community doing each of the following? -- Forming alliances among different religions, such as Christians, Jews, and Muslims (OPALLIES)
TOTAL%
1) Favor403171.9
2) Oppose116420.8
3) Don't know/refused4087.3
TOTAL5603100.0
104) Respondents randomly assigned to one of two groups for the following series of questions (RLGENTIC through RLPOVRTY). The two groups will receive different introductions to these questions. (DUMYINTR)
TOTAL%
1) Ask introduction 1136624.4
2) Ask introduction 2145225.9
3) Ask introduction 1140925.1
4) Ask introduction 2137624.6
TOTAL5603100.0
105) Preface for the following series (RLGENTIC through RLPOVRTY). Either "would you like religious groups to take a more active role on each of the following, or a less active role;" or "think now about mainline Protestant denominations, such as Presbyterians, Methodists and Lutherans. Would you like these religious groups to take a more active role on each of the following, or a less active role?" (RLPREF)
TOTAL%
1) Would you like religious groups to take a more active role on each of the following, or a less active role?277549.5
2) Think now about mainline Protestant denominations, such as Presbyterians, Methodists and Lutherans. Would you like these religious groups to take a m282850.5
TOTAL5603100.0
106) "Would you like religious groups to take a more active role on each of the following, or a less active role?" OR "Think now about mainline protestant denominations, such as Presbyterians, Methodists and Lutherans. Would you like these religious groups to take a more active role on each of the following, or a less active role?" (See variable "RLPREF" to see which introduction the respondent received) -- addressing concerns about genetic engineering (RLGENTIC)
TOTAL%
1) More active250244.7
2) Less active222439.7
3) (VOL) Same as now1272.3
4) (VOL) Don't know/refused75013.4
TOTAL5603100.0
107) "Would you like religious groups to take a more active role on each of the following, or a less active role?" OR "Think now about mainline protestant denominations, such as Presbyterians, Methodists and Lutherans. Would you like these religious groups to take a more active role on each of the following, or a less active role?" (See variable "RLPREF" to see which introduction the respondent received) -- raising awareness about racial discrimination (RLDISCRM)
TOTAL%
1) More active447879.9
2) Less active65511.7
3) (VOL) Same as now1652.9
4) (VOL) Don't know/refused3055.4
TOTAL5603100.0
108) "Would you like religious groups to take a more active role on each of the following, or a less active role?" OR "Think now about mainline protestant denominations, such as Presbyterians, Methodists and Lutherans. Would you like these religious groups to take a more active role on each of the following, or a less active role?" (See variable "RLPREF" to see which introduction the respondent received) -- promoting a greater sense of community responsibility (RLCOMRSP)
TOTAL%
1) More active480385.7
2) Less active4027.2
3) (VOL) Same as now1112.0
4) (VOL) Don't know/refused2875.1
TOTAL5603100.0
109) "Would you like religious groups to take a more active role on each of the following, or a less active role?" OR "Think now about mainline protestant denominations, such as Presbyterians, Methodists and Lutherans. Would you like these religious groups to take a more active role on each of the following, or a less active role?" (See variable "RLPREF" to see which introduction the respondent received) -- encouraging people to do volunteer work (RLVOLNTR)
TOTAL%
1) More active494488.2
2) Less active3135.6
3) (VOL) Same as now1102.0
4) (VOL) Don't know/refused2364.2
TOTAL5603100.0
110) "Would you like religious groups to take a more active role on each of the following, or a less active role?" OR "Think now about mainline protestant denominations, such as Presbyterians, Methodists and Lutherans. Would you like these religious groups to take a more active role on each of the following, or a less active role?" (See variable "RLPREF" to see which introduction the respondent received) -- bringing religious values to bear on public policy (RLVALUE)
TOTAL%
1) More active266847.6
2) Less active227640.6
3) (VOL) Same as now1592.8
4) (VOL) Don't know/refused5008.9
TOTAL5603100.0
111) "Would you like religious groups to take a more active role on each of the following, or a less active role?" OR "Think now about mainline protestant denominations, such as Presbyterians, Methodists and Lutherans. Would you like these religious groups to take a more active role on each of the following, or a less active role?" (See variable "RLPREF" to see which introduction the respondent received) -- protecting the environment (RLENVRN)
TOTAL%
1) More active422875.5
2) Less active89816.0
3) (VOL) Same as now1572.8
4) (VOL) Don't know/refused3205.7
TOTAL5603100.0
112) "Would you like religious groups to take a more active role on each of the following, or a less active role?" OR "Think now about mainline protestant denominations, such as Presbyterians, Methodists and Lutherans. Would you like these religious groups to take a more active role on each of the following, or a less active role?" (See variable "RLPREF" to see which introduction the respondent received) -- giving poor people a voice in public affairs (RLPOORVC)
TOTAL%
1) More active441378.8
2) Less active67812.1
3) (VOL) Same as now1232.2
4) (VOL) Don't know/refused3896.9
TOTAL5603100.0
113) "Would you like religious groups to take a more active role on each of the following, or a less active role?" OR "Think now about mainline protestant denominations, such as Presbyterians, Methodists and Lutherans. Would you like these religious groups to take a more active role on each of the following, or a less active role?" (See variable "RLPREF" to see which introduction the respondent received) -- making Americans more aware of hunger and poverty in other countries (RLPOVRTY)
TOTAL%
1) More active409373.1
2) Less active99117.7
3) (VOL) Same as now2334.2
4) (VOL) Don't know/refused2865.1
TOTAL5603100.0
114) At present, do you think the things religious groups say and do affect life in this country a lot, some, only a little, or not at all? (AFFCTUS)
TOTAL%
1) A lot156027.8
2) Some281150.2
3) Only a little91916.4
4) Not at all1943.5
5) Don't know/refused1192.1
TOTAL5603100.0
115) Would you say the overall effect that religious groups have on the country is very positive, somewhat positive, somewhat negative, or very negative? (AFFCTNEG)
TOTAL%
1) Very positive86115.4
2) Somewhat positive370166.1
3) Somewhat negative69212.4
4) Very negative1402.5
5) Don't know/refused2093.7
TOTAL5603100.0
116) In the next few years, would you like to see more or less of the following? -- religious leaders appearing on television talk shows (RLDTVSHW)
TOTAL%
1) More209437.4
2) Less294952.6
3) (VOL) Stay the same2063.7
4) (VOL) Don't know/refused3546.3
TOTAL5603100.0
117) In the next few years, would you like to see more or less of the following? -- religious leaders criticizing our elected officials (RLDCRITC)
TOTAL%
1) More138324.7
2) Less369666.0
3) (VOL) Stay the same1903.4
4) (VOL) Don't know/refused3346.0
TOTAL5603100.0
118) In the next few years, would you like to see more or less of the following? -- religious leaders running for public office (RLDPUBOF)
TOTAL%
1) More207237.0
2) Less294552.6
3) (VOL) Stay the same1983.5
4) (VOL) Don't know/refused3886.9
TOTAL5603100.0
119) In the next few years, would you like to see more or less of the following? -- religious leaders forming political movements (RLDMVMNT)
TOTAL%
1) More165529.5
2) Less343361.3
3) (VOL) Stay the same1542.7
4) (VOL) Don't know/refused3616.4
TOTAL5603100.0
120) Now I'm going to mention certain religious groups and organizations. Please tell me whether you would like to see them have more influence in shaping public opinion on important social issues, or less influence. -- Christian fundamentalists (INFFUNDM)
TOTAL%
1) More192834.4
2) Less256445.8
3) (VOL) Stay the same2915.2
4) (VOL) Don't know/refused82014.6
TOTAL5603100.0
121) Now I'm going to mention certain religious groups and organizations. Please tell me whether you would like to see them have more influence in shaping public opinion on important social issues, or less influence. -- Evangelical Christians (INFEVNGL)
TOTAL%
1) More201235.9
2) Less244543.6
3) (VOL) Stay the same3035.4
4) (VOL) Don't know/refused84315.0
TOTAL5603100.0
122) Now I'm going to mention certain religious groups and organizations. Please tell me whether you would like to see them have more influence in shaping public opinion on important social issues, or less influence. -- Mainline Protestants (INFPROTS)
TOTAL%
1) More229641.0
2) Less204536.5
3) (VOL) Stay the same4097.3
4) (VOL) Don't know/refused85315.2
TOTAL5603100.0
123) Now I'm going to mention certain religious groups and organizations. Please tell me whether you would like to see them have more influence in shaping public opinion on important social issues, or less influence. -- Roman Catholics (INFCTHLC)
TOTAL%
1) More199035.5
2) Less247844.2
3) (VOL) Stay the same4367.8
4) (VOL) Don't know/refused69912.5
TOTAL5603100.0
124) Now I'm going to mention certain religious groups and organizations. Please tell me whether you would like to see them have more influence in shaping public opinion on important social issues, or less influence. -- Jewish Groups (INFJEWSH)
TOTAL%
1) More202536.1
2) Less226140.4
3) (VOL) Stay the same4528.1
4) (VOL) Don't know/refused86515.4
TOTAL5603100.0
125) Please tell me how old you are? (record actual age) (AGE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL560345.77718
126) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO DON'T KNOW THEIR AGE OR REFUSED TO ANSWER. Can you tell me if your age is between...?" (AGERANGE)
TOTAL%
1) 18-2420.0
2) 25-3460.1
3) 35-44210.4
4) 45-54210.4
5) 55-64100.2
6) 65 and above150.3
7) Refused571.0
99) 547197.6
TOTAL5603100.0
127) What is the highest level of education you have completed? (EDUC)
TOTAL%
1) Less than high school graduate (K-11)4668.3
2) High school graduate (12)142225.4
3) Some college140125.0
4) Trade/technical/vocational training2193.9
5) College graduate130023.2
6) Post-graduate work/degree74113.2
7) Don't know30.1
8) Refused510.9
TOTAL5603100.0
128) Are you, yourself, of Hispanic origin or descent, such as Mexican, Puerto Rican, Cuban, or other Spanish background? (HISPANIC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes5509.8
2) No497788.8
3) Don't know150.3
4) Refused611.1
TOTAL5603100.0
129) Hispanic versus other race (HISPRACE)
TOTAL%
1) White Hispanic, Black Hispanic5509.8
2) Other race505390.2
TOTAL5603100.0
130) What is your race? Are you White, African-American, or some other race? (RACE)
TOTAL%
1) White447779.9
2) African American/Black57010.2
3) Asian or Pacific Islander931.7
4) American Indian/Native American781.4
5) Some other race2815.0
6) Don't know170.3
7) Refused871.6
TOTAL5603100.0
131) What is your marital status? (MARSTAT)
TOTAL%
1) Single/Never been married141225.2
2) Married296052.8
3) Separated1091.9
4) Divorced62011.1
5) Widowed4017.2
6) (VOL) Living as married230.4
7) Don't know50.1
8) Refused731.3
TOTAL5603100.0
132) Are you currently employed full-time, part-time, or not employed? (EMPLOYED)
TOTAL%
1) Full-time331159.1
2) Part-time61911.0
3) Not employed71012.7
4) Going to school691.2
5) Homemaker981.7
6) Retired66411.9
7) Disabled691.2
8) Don't know50.1
9) Refused581.0
TOTAL5603100.0
133) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO WORK FULL OR PART TIME. What is your current occupation? (OCCUPTN)
TOTAL%
1) Professional worker127832.5
2) Skilled trades person44411.3
3) Clerical or office worker45311.5
4) Service worker42610.8
5) Laborer2957.5
6) Manager3699.4
7) Semi-skilled worker1965.0
8) Sales person1985.0
9) Business owner1523.9
97) Other751.9
98) Don't know90.2
99) Refused350.9
Missing1673 
TOTAL3930100.0
134) Could you please tell me how many adults currently live in your household, that is people who are age 18 or older? (ADLTHSHD)
TOTAL%
1) 143225.6
2) 307154.8
3) 69212.4
4) 2414.3
5) 551.0
6) 140.2
7) 30.1
8) 10.0
9) 10.0
17) 10.0
21) 10.0
30) 10.0
38) 20.0
97) 97 or more80.1
98) Don't know20.0
99) Refused781.4
TOTAL5603100.0
135) Are there any children under the age of 18 currently living in your household? (CHLDHSHD)
TOTAL%
1) Yes225040.2
2) No326558.3
3) Don't know140.2
4) Refused741.3
TOTAL5603100.0
136) How many telephone numbers does your household have that you receive calls on? Please include only numbers that you use for phone calls, not ones you use exclusively for computers or fax machines. (TELENUM)
TOTAL%
1) One440178.5
2) Two85515.3
3) Three1913.4
4) Four450.8
5) Five or more270.5
6) (VOL) Don't know/refused841.5
TOTAL5603100.0
137) Which of the following best describes the place where you now live? (AREALIVE)
TOTAL%
1) A large city130323.3
2) A suburb near a large city132523.6
3) A Small city or town188633.7
4) A rural area100618.0
5) Don't know/refused831.5
TOTAL5603100.0
138) Language that interview was conducted in: (LANGUAGE)
TOTAL%
1) English544297.1
2) Spanish1612.9
TOTAL5603100.0
139) Weight for demographic variables only (WEIGHT1)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL56032.311
140) Weight2 (WEIGHT2)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL56034.3883
141) Religious tradition. Constructed through the system produced by Steensland et al. (Social Forces 2000). (RELTRAD)
TOTAL%
1) Evangelical139025.6
2) Mainline77414.2
3) Black Protestants2504.6
4) Catholic141426.0
5) Jewish1041.9
6) Other faith68812.7
7) Nonaffiliated81815.0
Missing165 
TOTAL5438100.0
142) Weight3 (WEIGHT3)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL5445.9660
143) State CD (STATEFIP)
TOTAL%
1) Alabama1222.2
4) Arizona781.4
5) Arkansas751.3
6) California63911.4
8) Colorado931.7
9) Connecticut480.9
10) Delaware180.3
11) District of Columbia60.1
12) Florida3085.5
13) Georgia1442.6
16) Idaho280.5
17) Illinois2384.2
18) Indiana1322.4
19) Iowa691.2
20) Kansas561.0
21) Kentucky661.2
22) Louisiana791.4
23) Maine270.5
24) Maryland1081.9
25) Massachusetts1342.4
26) Michigan1763.1
27) Minnesota1242.2
28) Mississippi551.0
29) Missouri1332.4
30) Montana210.4
31) Nebraska450.8
32) Nevada460.8
33) New Hampshire240.4
34) New Jersey1733.1
35) New Mexico480.9
36) New York3356.0
37) North Carolina1863.3
38) North Dakota190.3
39) Ohio2103.7
40) Oklahoma641.1
41) Oregon851.5
42) Pennsylvania2644.7
44) Rhode Island320.6
45) South Carolina921.6
46) South Dakota30.1
47) Tennessee1292.3
48) Texas3666.5
49) Utah631.1
50) Vermont250.4
51) Virginia1472.6
53) Washington1322.4
54) West Virginia180.3
55) Wisconsin1202.1
TOTAL5603100.0
144) State Abbreviation (STABR)
145) I-GENDER: Gender (for use with online analysis) (I-GENDER)
TOTAL%
1) Male251444.9
2) Female308955.1
TOTAL5603100.0
146) I-PARTYID: In politics today, do you consider yourself a Republican, Democrat, or Independent? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-PARTYID)
TOTAL%
1) Republican148328.0
2) Democrat176433.3
3) Independent189235.7
4) Other1542.9
Missing310 
TOTAL5293100.0
147) I-RELIGION: What is your religious preference? Are you Protestant, Roman Catholic, Jewish, Muslim or some other religion, or don't you have a religious preference? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-RELIGION)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant (such as Baptist, Methodist, Presbyterian, Lutheran)246544.6
2) Roman Catholic141425.6
3) Other Christian religion4057.3
4) Other religion (not Christian)5019.1
5) No preference/Atheist/Agnostic74613.5
Missing72 
TOTAL5531100.0
148) I-ATTEND: Aside from weddings and funerals, how often do you attend religious services...more than once a week, once a week, almost every week, once or twice a month, a few times a year, or never? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-ATTEND)
TOTAL%
1) More than once a week77413.9
2) Once a week137524.7
3) Almost every week3065.5
4) Once or twice a month93116.7
5) A few times a year143225.7
6) Never74813.4
Missing37 
TOTAL5566100.0
149) I-AGE: Please tell me how old you are? (record actual age) (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-AGE)
TOTAL%
1) 18-29116221.2
2) 30-44179332.8
3) 45-64171331.3
4) 65+80314.7
Missing132 
TOTAL5471100.0
150) I-EDUC: What is the highest level of education you have completed? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-EDUC)
TOTAL%
1) Less than high school graduate (K-11)4668.4
2) High school graduate (12)142225.6
3) Some college/Trade/technical/voc training162029.2
4) College graduate130023.4
5) Post-graduate work/degree74113.4
Missing54 
TOTAL5549100.0