Religion and Public Life Survey, 2006

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Percentages are weighted by 143) WEIGHT; Total Ns reported are unweighted
1) Respondent number (RESP)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL20031387.79807.38
2) Time zone (TIMEZONE)
TOTAL%
1) Eastern 50.6
2) Central 27.6
3) Mountain 4.4
4) Pacific 17.4
TOTAL2003100.0
3) Number of call attempts (CATTMPT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL20033.352.65
4) Sample key (KEY)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL2003110411.816423.72
5) Five-digit FIPS code for area (FIPSCODE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL200328098.7115961.26
6) Metropolitan Statistical Area code (MSA)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL200325023.8515670.65
7) Census division (CENDIV)
TOTAL%
1) New England 5
2) Middle Atlantic 14
3) East North Central 15.8
4) West North Central 7.4
5) South Atlantic 19
6) East South Central 7.8
7) West South Central 9.1
8) Mountain 7.4
9) Pacific 14.4
TOTAL2003100.0
8) Representative number (REP)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL2003140.3485.94
9) Phone type (PHONETYP)
TOTAL%
0) Unlisted 23.8
1) Listed 43.9
3) Protected 32.3
TOTAL2003100.0
10) Urban, suburban, rural Census division (USRCD)
TOTAL%
1) Urban 32.6
2) Suburban 48.5
3) Rural 19
TOTAL2003100.0
11) Census region (CREGION)
TOTAL%
1) Northeast 19
2) Midwest 23.2
3) South 35.9
4) West 21.8
TOTAL2003100.0
12) Density (DENSITY)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL20032.971.41
13) Form number (FORM)
TOTAL%
1) Form 1 49.7
2) Form 2 50.3
TOTAL2003100.0
14) Sex (enter the respondent's sex) (SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Male 48.1
2) Female 51.9
TOTAL2003100.0
15) Do you approve or disapprove of the way George W. Bush is handling his job as president? [Interviewer: if depends probe once with]: Overall do you approve or disapprove of the way George W. Bush is handling his job as president? [If still depends enter as 'don't know.'] (APPBUSH)
TOTAL%
1) Approve 36.1
2) Disapprove 56.6
9) Don't know/Refused 7.2
TOTAL2003100.0
16) All in all, are you satisfied or dissatisfied with the way things are going in this country today? (COUNTRY)
TOTAL%
1) Satisfied 29.7
2) Dissatisfied 65.5
9) Don't know/Refused 4.8
TOTAL2003100.0
17) Recently, there have been news reports that the federal government has been secretly examining the bank records of American citizens who might have ties to terrorist groups. How much have you heard about this? (BANKREC)
TOTAL%
1) A lot 24.1
2) A little 47
3) Nothing at all 28.8
9) Don't know/Refused .1
TOTAL2003100.0
18) In reporting that the federal government has been secretly examining the bank records of American citizens who might have ties to terrorist groups, do you believe that news organizations have helped or hurt the interests of the American people? [Answered only if FORM = 1.] (REPNEWS)
TOTAL%
1) Helped 33.8
2) Hurt 49.8
3) No effect on American people 3.3
9) Don't know/Refused 13.1
Missing1007 
TOTAL996100.0
19) In reporting that the federal government has been secretly examining the bank records of American citizens who might have ties to terrorist groups, do you believe that news organizations have told the American people something they should know about, or was it something they didn't need to know about? [Answered only if FORM = 2.] (NEWSORG)
TOTAL%
1) Something they should know about 65
2) Something they didn't need to know about 27.7
9) Don't know/Refused 7.2
Missing996 
TOTAL1007100.0
20) Now a different kind of question… In the long run, do you think the scientific advances we are making will help or harm mankind? [Answered only if FORM = 2.] (HARMMAN)
TOTAL%
1) Will help 64.5
2) Will harm 19.4
3) Some of each 10.1
9) Don't know/Refused 6
Missing996 
TOTAL1007100.0
21) I'd like to get your opinion of some groups and organizations in the news. Is your overall opinion of the Christian conservative movement: very favorable, mostly favorable, mostly unfavorable or very unfavorable? [Interviewers: probe to distinguish between never heard of and can't rate. Answered only if FORM = 2.] (CONMOVE)
TOTAL%
1) Very favorable 11.8
2) Mostly favorable 32
3) Mostly unfavorable 19.6
4) Very unfavorable 16.1
5) Never heard of 8.5
8) Can't rate 10.7
9) Refused 1.2
Missing996 
TOTAL1007100.0
22) I'd like to get your opinion of some groups and organizations in the news. Is your overall opinion of the environmentalist movement: very favorable, mostly favorable, mostly unfavorable or very unfavorable? [Interviewers: probe to distinguish between never heard of and can't rate. Answered only if FORM = 2.] (ENVMOVE)
TOTAL%
1) Very favorable 15.4
2) Mostly favorable 48.2
3) Mostly unfavorable 16.5
4) Very unfavorable 7.8
5) Never heard of 4.2
8) Can't rate 7.1
9) Refused .9
Missing996 
TOTAL1007100.0
23) I'd like to get your opinion of some groups and organizations in the news. Is your overall opinion of the Supreme Court: very favorable, mostly favorable, mostly unfavorable or very unfavorable? [Interviewers: probe to distinguish between never heard of and can't rate. Answered only if FORM = 2.] (SUPREME)
TOTAL%
1) Very favorable 6.6
2) Mostly favorable 56.3
3) Mostly unfavorable 19
4) Very unfavorable 7.8
5) Never heard of 1
8) Can't rate 8.6
9) Refused .8
Missing996 
TOTAL1007100.0
24) I'd like to get your opinion of some groups and organizations in the news. Is your overall opinion of the Republican Party: very favorable, mostly favorable, mostly unfavorable or very unfavorable? [Interviewers: probe to distinguish between never heard of and can't rate. Answered only if FORM = 2.] (REPPARTY)
TOTAL%
1) Very favorable 10
2) Mostly favorable 30.1
3) Mostly unfavorable 29.3
4) Very unfavorable 22.6
5) Never heard of 1.2
8) Can't rate 5.9
9) Refused .9
Missing996 
TOTAL1007100.0
25) I'd like to get your opinion of some groups and organizations in the news. Is your overall opinion of the Democratic Party: very favorable, mostly favorable, mostly unfavorable or very unfavorable? [Interviewers: probe to distinguish between never heard of and can't rate. Answered only if FORM = 2.] (DEMPARTY)
TOTAL%
1) Very favorable 13.5
2) Mostly favorable 34.2
3) Mostly unfavorable 31.4
4) Very unfavorable 12.6
5) Never heard of 1.5
8) Can't rate 5.8
9) Refused 1.1
Missing996 
TOTAL1007100.0
26) I'd like to get your opinion of some groups and organizations in the news. Is your overall opinion of the United Nations: very favorable, mostly favorable, mostly unfavorable or very unfavorable? [(Interviewers: probe to distinguish between never heard of and can't rate.) Answered only if FORM = 2.] (UNITED)
TOTAL%
1) Very favorable 11.8
2) Mostly favorable 40.5
3) Mostly unfavorable 24.5
4) Very unfavorable 12
5) Never heard of 1.9
8) Can't rate 8.2
9) Refused 1
Missing996 
TOTAL1007100.0
27) On a different subject… Do you strongly favor, favor, oppose, or strongly oppose allowing gays and lesbians to marry legally? [See variables GAYMAR_C and MARPUSHC at end for combined responses on abortion.] (GAYMAR)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly favor 12.2
2) Favor 22.9
3) Oppose 25.2
4) Strongly oppose 31
9) Don't know/Refused 8.7
TOTAL2003100.0
28) Do you strongly favor, favor, oppose, or strongly oppose allowing gay and lesbian couples to enter into legal agreements with each other that would give them many of the same rights as married couples? (GAYLEG)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly favor 19
2) Favor 35.2
3) Oppose 18
4) Strongly oppose 23.7
9) Don't know/Refused 4.1
TOTAL2003100.0
29) There has been a proposal to change the U.S. Constitution to ban gay marriage. Do you think amending the Constitution to ban gay marriage is a good idea or a bad idea? [Answered only if GAYMAR = 3 or 4 (if the respondent opposes gay marriage). See variable at end named GAYMAR_C for combined responses.] (GAYCONST)
TOTAL%
1) Good idea / favor Constitutional amendment 53.7
2) Bad idea / oppose Constitutional amendment 42.5
9) Don't know/Refused 3.8
Missing847 
TOTAL1156100.0
30) Which of these statements comes closer to your view: 1. Supporters of gay marriage should not push too hard to make it legal right away, because doing so could create bad feelings against homosexuals; or 2. Supporters of gay marriage should push hard to make it legal as soon as possible, despite the risk of creating bad feelings against homosexuals? [Answered only if GAYMAR = 1 or 2 (if the respondent supports gay marriage). See variable at end named MARPUSHC for combined responses.] (MARPUSH)
TOTAL%
1) Supporters of gay marriage should not push too hard to make it legal right away, because doing so could create bad feelings against homosexuals. 41.2
2) Supporters of gay marriage should push hard to make it legal as soon as possible, despite the risk of creating bad feelings against homosexuals. 50.7
9) Don't know/Refused 8.1
Missing1350 
TOTAL653100.0
31) Do you strongly favor, favor, oppose, or strongly oppose allowing gays and lesbians to adopt children? [Answered only if FORM = 1.] (ADOPT)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly favor 11.2
2) Favor 30.7
3) Oppose 28.2
4) Strongly oppose 23.9
9) Don't know/Refused 5.9
Missing1007 
TOTAL996100.0
32) In your opinion, do you think that homosexuality is: something that people are born with, something that develops because of the way people are brought up, or is it just the way that some people prefer to live? [Answered only if FORM = 1.] (BORNHOM)
TOTAL%
1) Something that people are born with 35.5
2) Something that develops because of the way people are brought up 13.2
3) Just the way that some people prefer to live 37.8
9) Don't know/Refused 13.6
Missing1007 
TOTAL996100.0
33) Do you think a gay or lesbian person's sexual orientation can be changed or cannot be changed? [Answered only if FORM = 1.] (CHANGE)
TOTAL%
1) Can be changed 39.2
2) Cannot be changed 48.5
9) Don't know/Refused 12.2
Missing1007 
TOTAL996100.0
34) Do you think the question of whether gay marriage should be legal is something that should be decided at the national level, or is it something that each state should decide for itself?[Answered only if FORM = 1.] (STANAT)
TOTAL%
1) Should be decided at the national level 48.3
2) Each state should decide for itself 45.5
9) Don't know/Refused 6.2
Missing1007 
TOTAL996100.0
35) There has recently been debate over whether or not women should be allowed to get the so-called 'morning after pill' without a doctor's prescription. How much have you heard about this? (MORNPILL)
TOTAL%
1) A lot 25
2) A little 50.7
3) Nothing at all 24
9) Don't know/Refused .4
TOTAL2003100.0
36) All in all, do you strongly favor, favor, oppose, or strongly oppose allowing women to get the morning-after pill without a doctor's prescription? (OUTSCRIP)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly favor 16.9
2) Favor 31.1
3) Oppose 24.8
4) Strongly oppose 16.6
9) Don't know/Refused 10.7
TOTAL2003100.0
37) Now thinking about Iraq, do you think the U.S. made the right decision or the wrong decision in using military force against Iraq? (IRAQFOR)
TOTAL%
1) Right decision 43.4
2) Wrong decision 50.2
9) Don't know/Refused 6.4
TOTAL2003100.0
38) Which comes closer to your view: 1. Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy, or 2. Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost? (ENVILAWS)
TOTAL%
1) Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy. 31
2) Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost. 57.5
3) Neither/Both equally 3
9) Don't know/Refused 8.5
TOTAL2003100.0
39) Which one of the following has had the biggest influence on your thinking on the issue of the environment: A personal experience, the views of your friends and family, what you have seen or read in the media, your religious beliefs, your education, or something else? [Answered only if ENVILAWS = 1 or 2 (hurt economy or worth the cost)] (ENVIVIEW)
TOTAL%
1) A personal experience 22.6
2) The views of your friends and family 6.3
3) What you have seen or read in the media 25.1
4) Your religious beliefs 7.6
5) Your education 26.2
6) Something else 11.5
9) Don't know/Refused .7
Missing250 
TOTAL1753100.0
40) From what you've read and heard, is there solid evidence that the average temperature on earth has been getting warmer over the past few decades, or not? [Answered only if FORM = 2.] (WARMDEC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 78.5
2) No 17.3
3) Mixed/some evidence 1.4
9) Don't know/Refused 2.8
Missing996 
TOTAL1007100.0
41) Do you believe that the earth is getting warmer: mostly because of human activity such as burning fossil fuels, or mostly because of natural patterns in the earth's environment? [Answered only if WARMDEC = 1.] (WARMER)
TOTAL%
1) Mostly because of human activity such as burning fossil fuels 63.3
2) Mostly because of natural patterns in the earth's environment 29.6
9) Don't know/Refused 7.1
Missing1229 
TOTAL774100.0
42) In your view, is global warming a very serious problem, somewhat serious, not too serious, or not a problem? [Answered only if FORM = 2.] (WARMPROB)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious 43.2
2) Somewhat serious 36.1
3) Not too serious 10.6
4) Not a problem 8.7
9) Don't know/Refused 1.4
Missing996 
TOTAL1007100.0
43) Do you think global warming is a problem that requires immediate government action, or don't you think it requires immediate government action? [Answered only if WARMPROB = 1, 2, or 3 (if respondent sees global warming as a problem).] (WARMACT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, it is a problem that requires immediate government action 68.1
2) No, don't think global warming requires immediate government action 28.4
9) Don't know/Refused 3.5
Missing1099 
TOTAL904100.0
44) From what you've heard or read, is there general agreement among scientists that the earth is getting warmer because of human activity, or not? [Answered only if FORM = 2.] (WARMHUM)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, scientists agree that the earth is getting warmer because of human activity. 59.1
2) No, there is not agreement among scientists. 29
9) Don't know/Refused 11.9
Missing996 
TOTAL1007100.0
45) In the dispute between Israel and the Palestinians, which side do you sympathize with more, Israel or the Palestinians? [Answered only if FORM = 1.] (ISPALCON)
TOTAL%
1) Israel 43.7
2) The Palestinians 9.5
3) Both 4.6
4) Neither 20.5
9) Don't know/Refused 21.7
Missing1007 
TOTAL996100.0
46) Which one of the following has had the biggest influence on your thinking on this issue... [Answered only if ISPALCON = 1, 2, 3, or 4.] (INFLUCON)
TOTAL%
1) A personal experience 7.8
2) The views of your friends and family 4
3) What you have seen or read in the media 34.6
4) Your religious beliefs 20.9
5) Your education 19.1
6) Something else 11
9) Don't know/Refused 2.6
Missing1192 
TOTAL811100.0
47) In your opinion, should churches and other houses of worship keep out of political matters - or should they express their views on day-to-day social and political questions? (POLMAT)
TOTAL%
1) Should keep out 45.6
2) Should express views 51.4
9) Don't know/Refused 3
TOTAL2003100.0
48) Do you think George W. Bush mentions his religious faith and prayer too much, too little, or about the right amount? (BUSHFAIT)
TOTAL%
1) Too much 24.4
2) Too little 14.3
3) About the right amount 51.7
9) Don't know/Refused 9.6
TOTAL2003100.0
49) At the present time, do you think religion as a whole is increasing its influence on American life or losing its influence? [Answered only if FORM = 1.] (RELAM)
TOTAL%
1) Increasing influence 33.6
2) Losing influence 59
3) Same 2.4
9) Don't know/Refused 4.9
Missing1007 
TOTAL996100.0
50) All in all, do you think this is a good thing or a bad thing? [Answered only if RELAM = 1, 2, or 3. (This question refers to the question regarding religion as a whole increasing its influence on American life or losing its influence.)] (RELGOBA)
TOTAL%
1) Good thing 29.3
2) Bad thing 64.2
3) Both .7
4) Neither 1.8
5) Depends 1.9
9) Don't know/Refused 2
Missing1062 
TOTAL941100.0
51) At the present time, do you think religion as a whole is increasing its influence on government leaders and institutions such as the President, Congress, and the Supreme Court, or losing its influence? [Answered only if FORM = 2.] (RELEAD)
TOTAL%
1) Increasing influence 42
2) Losing influence 45.6
3) Same 5.8
9) Don't know/Refused 6.7
Missing996 
TOTAL1007100.0
52) All in all, do you think this is a good thing or a bad thing? [Answered only if RELEAD = 1-3. (This question refers to the question regarding religion as a whole is increasing its influence on government leaders and institutions.)] (LEADGOBA)
TOTAL%
1) Good thing 28.6
2) Bad thing 65.2
3) Both 1.2
4) Neither 1.1
5) Depends 1.4
9) Don't know/Refused 2.6
Missing1074 
TOTAL929100.0
53) Do you feel that the Democratic Party is generally friendly toward religion, neutral toward religion, or unfriendly toward religion? (DEM_REL)
TOTAL%
1) Friendly 25.6
2) Neutral 41.9
3) Unfriendly 20.3
9) Don't know/Refused 12.2
TOTAL2003100.0
54) Do you feel that the Republican Party is generally friendly toward religion, neutral toward religion, or unfriendly toward religion? (REP_REL)
TOTAL%
1) Friendly 47.1
2) Neutral 28.4
3) Unfriendly 12.7
9) Don't know/Refused 11.8
TOTAL2003100.0
55) Do you think that Conservative Christians have gone too far in trying to impose their religious values on the country, or don't you think Conservative Christians have gone too far? [Answered only if FORM = 2.] (CONPUSH)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, think that Conservative Christians have gone too far 49.3
2) No, don't think that Conservative Christians have gone too far 43.2
9) Don't know/Refused 7.5
Missing996 
TOTAL1007100.0
56) Do you think that liberals have gone too far in trying to keep religion out of the schools and the government, or don't you think liberals have gone too far? [Answered only if FORM = 2.] (LIBREL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, think that liberals have gone too far 68.8
2) No, don't think that liberals have gone too far 26.2
9) Don't know/Refused 5
Missing996 
TOTAL1007100.0
57) There has recently been debate over laws in some states that allow pharmacists to refuse to provide contraceptives if they are opposed to them because of their religious beliefs. How much have you heard about this? (RELCON)
TOTAL%
1) A lot 17.8
2) A little 35.3
3) Nothing at all 46.6
9) Don't know/Refused .2
TOTAL2003100.0
58) Should pharmacists who personally oppose birth control for religious reasons be able to refuse to sell birth control pills to women who have a prescription for them, or shouldn't pharmacists be able to refuse to sell birth control pills? (REFPILL)
TOTAL%
1) Should be able to refuse to sell birth control pills 16.4
2) Should not be able to refuse to sell birth control pills 80.3
9) Don't know/Refused 3.3
TOTAL2003100.0
59) On another topic… do you consider the United States a Christian nation, or not? [Answered only if FORM = 1.] (CHRISNAT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 67.2
2) No 27.7
9) Don't know/Refused 5.1
Missing1007 
TOTAL996100.0
60) On another topic… some people think of the United States as a Christian nation. Others don't think of the U.S. that way. Which of these comes closest to your view?[Answered only if FORM = 2.] (CHRISTUS)
TOTAL%
1) Think of the United States as a Christian nation 67.3
2) Don't think of the U.S. that way 29.3
9) Don't know/Refused 3.4
Missing996 
TOTAL1007100.0
61) Which should be the more important influence on the laws of the United States? Should it be the Bible, or should it be the will of the American people, even when it conflicts with the Bible? (BIBLAW)
TOTAL%
1) The Bible 32.6
2) The will of the American people, even when it conflicts with the Bible 62.6
9) Don't know/Refused 4.8
TOTAL2003100.0
62) Which comes closer to your view? Abortion should be generally available to those who want it; Abortion should be available but under stricter limits than it is now; Abortion should be against the law except in cases of rape, incest and to save the woman's life; Abortion should not be permitted at all. [Answered only if FORM = 1.] (ABGEN)
TOTAL%
1) Generally available 31.2
2) Available, but under stricter limits 20.4
3) Against law except rape/incest/save life 34.5
4) Abortion should not be permitted at all 11.2
9) Don't know/Refused 2.7
Missing1007 
TOTAL996100.0
63) Do you ever wonder whether your own position on abortion is the right one or not? [Answered only if FORM = 1.] (ABPOSIT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 29.8
2) No 66.1
9) Don't know/Refused 4.1
Missing1007 
TOTAL996100.0
64) Regardless of whether or not you think abortion should be legal, do you personally believe that having an abortion is morally wrong in nearly all circumstances, morally wrong in some circumstances, or is it not a moral issue? [Answered only if FORM = 1.] (ABMORAL)
TOTAL%
1) Morally wrong in nearly all circumstances 23.8
2) Morally wrong in some circumstances 48.8
3) Not a moral issue 24.6
9) Don't Know/Refused 2.8
Missing1007 
TOTAL996100.0
65) Which comes closer to your view about the abortion issue: the country needs to find a middle ground on abortion laws, or there's no room for compromise when it comes to abortion laws? [Answered only if FORM = 1.] (ABCOMPRO)
TOTAL%
1) The country needs to find a middle ground on abortion laws, (OR) 65.6
2) There's no room for compromise when it comes to abortion laws 28.8
9) Don't know/Refused 5.6
Missing1007 
TOTAL996100.0
66) Do you think the question of whether abortion should be legally permitted is something that should be decided at the national level, or is it something that each state should decide for itself? [Answered only if FORM = 1.] (ABSTANAT)
TOTAL%
1) Should be decided at the national level 55.1
2) Each state should decide for itself 38.8
9) Don't know/Refused 6.1
Missing1007 
TOTAL996100.0
67) As you may know, the federal government has debated whether to fund certain kinds of medical research known as 'stem cell research.' How much have you heard about this? [Answered only if FORM = 1.] (FEDSTEM)
TOTAL%
1) A lot 43.1
2) A little 42.1
3) Nothing at all 14.7
9) Don't know/Refused .2
Missing1007 
TOTAL996100.0
68) All in all, which is more important: conducting stem cell research that might result in new medical cures, or not destroying the potential life of human embryos involved in this research [Answered only if FORM = 1.] (STEMCURE)
TOTAL%
1) Conducting stem cell research that might result in new medical cures 56.2
2) Not destroying the potential life of human embryos involved in this research 31.7
9) Don't know/Refused 12
Missing1007 
TOTAL996100.0
69) Do you think the question of whether stem-cell research should be legally permitted is something that should be decided at the national level, or is it something that each state should decide for itself? [Answered only if FORM = 1.] (STEMSTAT)
TOTAL%
1) Should be decided at the national level 68.9
2) Each state should decide for itself 26.4
9) Don't know/Refused 4.7
Missing1007 
TOTAL996100.0
70) Turning to another subject… some people believe God gave the land that is now Israel to the Jewish people. Other people do not believe this is literally true. Which comes closer to your view? [Answered only if FORM = 1.] (GODLAND)
TOTAL%
1) Believe Israel given to the Jewish people by God 42
2) Don't believe this is literally true 37.4
9) Don't know/Refused 20.6
Missing1007 
TOTAL996100.0
71) Some people say that the state of Israel is a fulfillment of the biblical prophesy about the second coming of Jesus. Do you believe that this is true, or not? [Answered only if FORM = 1.] (ISJESUS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, true 35.1
2) No, not true 46.9
9) Don't know/Refused 18
Missing1007 
TOTAL996100.0
72) Which of the following statements comes closest to your belief about God - you believe in God; or you don't believe in God, but you do believe in a universal spirit or higher power; or you don't believe in either? (BELGOD)
TOTAL%
1) You believe in god 83
2) You don't believe in God, but you do believe in a universal spirit/higher power 11.9
3) You don't believe in either 4.1
4) Other .3
9) Don't know/Refused .7
Missing1030 
TOTAL973100.0
73) Do you think that God was responsible for the creation of life on earth, or don't you believe this? [Answered if BELGOD = 1.] (GODEARTH)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, believe God was responsible 91.2
2) No, don't believe this 6
9) Don't know/Refused 2.8
Missing1207 
TOTAL796100.0
74) Do you think that a universal spirit or higher power was responsible for the creation of life on earth, or don't you believe this? [Answered if BELGOD = 2.] (POWLIFE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, believe universal spirit/higher power was responsible 49.1
2) No, don't believe this 42.1
9) Don't know/Refused 8.8
Missing1879 
TOTAL124100.0
75) Some people think that humans and other living things have evolved over time. Others think that humans and other living things have existed in their present form since the beginning of time. Which of these comes closest to your view? (EVOFORM)
TOTAL%
1) Have evolved over time 50.9
2) Have existed in their present form since the beginning of time 42
9) Don't know/Refused 7.1
TOTAL2003100.0
76) And do you think that: humans and other living things have evolved due to natural processes such as natural selection, or a supreme being guided the evolution of living things for the purpose of creating humans and other life in the form it exists today [Answered if EVOFORM = 1.] (NATSUP)
TOTAL%
1) Humans and other living things have evolved due to natural processes such as natural selection. 51.8
2) A supreme being guided the evolution of living things for the purpose of creating humans and other life in the form it exists today. 41.2
9) Don't know/Refused 7.1
Missing973 
TOTAL1030100.0
77) From what you've heard or read, is there general agreement among scientists that humans evolved over time, or not? [Answered only if FORM = 2.] (EVOSCI)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, there is agreement among scientists that humans evolved over time. 62.5
2) No, there is not agreement among scientists that humans evolved over time. 27.7
9) Don't know/Refused 9.8
Missing996 
TOTAL1007100.0
78) Would you generally favor or oppose teaching creationism along with evolution in public schools? [Answered only if FORM = 1.] (TEACHPUB)
TOTAL%
1) Favor 58.2
2) Oppose 35
9) Don't know/Refuse 6.8
Missing1007 
TOTAL996100.0
79) Do you think the question of whether creationism should be taught along with evolution in public schools is something that should be decided at the national level, or is it something that each state should decide for itself? [Answered only if FORM = 1.] (EVOSTAT)
TOTAL%
1) Should be decided at the national level 51.3
2) Each state should decide for itself 44.2
9) Don't know/Refused 4.5
Missing1007 
TOTAL996100.0
80) What is your religious preference - Protestant, Roman Catholic, Jewish, Muslim, Mormon, or an orthodox church such as the Greek or Russian Orthodox Church? [Interviewer: if 'other religion' given, follow-up with 'and is that a christian religion, or not?' If yes, code as 7; if not, code as 8] (RELIGION)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant (includes Baptist, Lutheran, Methodist, Presbyterian, Episcopalian, Pentecostal, Jehovah's Witness, Church of Christ, etc.) 56.2
2) Roman Catholic 23
3) Jewish 2.1
4) Mormon (includes Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints) 1.2
5) Orthodox Church (Greek or Russian) .6
6) Islam/Muslim .6
7) Other religion - Christian .7
8) Other religion - non-Christian 2.5
9) No religion, not a believer, atheist, agnostic 10.8
99) Don't know/Refused 2
TOTAL2003100.0
81) [Verbatim response to the previous question: What is your religious preference - Protestant, Roman Catholic, Jewish, Muslim, Mormon, or an orthodox church such as the Greek or Russian Orthodox Church?] (RELIGVER)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL227
82) As I read a list, tell me which if any of these denominations you are affiliated with. [Answered only if RELIGION = 1 or 7.] (RELDEM)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist 33.4
2) Methodist 13
3) Lutheran 8.3
4) Presbyterian 5.1
5) Congregational or United Church of Christ 3.4
6) Nondenominational or Independent Church 11.7
7) Pentecostal 6.9
8) Episcopalian 2.5
9) Reformed .9
10) Something else 7.6
11) Nothing in particular 6.9
99) Don't Know/Refused .2
Missing822 
TOTAL1181100.0
83) [Verbatim response to the previous question: As I read a list, tell me which if any of these denominations you are affiliated with. [Answered only if RELIGION = 1 or 7.] (RELDEM_V)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL106
84) Would you describe yourself as a 'born-again' or evangelical Christian, or not? [Answered if RELIGION = 1,2,4,5,or7.] (BORN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 46.9
2) No 51.3
9) Don't Know/Refused 1.8
Missing333 
TOTAL1670100.0
85) As I read from a list, please tell me which if any of the following descriptions apply to you. Pentecostal: does this apply to you, or not? [Answered only if RELIGION = 1,2,4,5, or 7.] (PENTECOS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, applies 15.7
2) No, does not apply 79.6
9) Don't know/Refused 4.7
Missing333 
TOTAL1670100.0
86) As I read from a list, please tell me which if any of the following descriptions apply to you. Charismatic: does this apply to you, or not? [Answered only if RELIGION = 1,2,4,5, or 7.] (CHARISMA)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, applies 19.4
2) No, does not apply 70.1
9) Don't know/Refused 10.5
Missing333 
TOTAL1670100.0
87) As I read from a list, please tell me which if any of the following descriptions apply to you. Liberal or Progressive: does this apply to you, or not? [Answered only if RELIGION = 1,2,4,5, or 7.] (LIB_PROG)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, applies 39.6
2) No, does not apply 53.5
9) Don't know/Refused 7
Missing333 
TOTAL1670100.0
88) Do you think of yourself as a member of the religious right political movement, or not? [Answered only if FORM = 2.] (RIGHTMOV)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 11.1
2) No 85.5
9) Don't know/Refused 3.4
Missing996 
TOTAL1007100.0
89) Do you think of yourself as a member of the religious left political movement, or not? [Answered only if FORM = 1.] (LEFTMOVE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 7.3
2) No 85.9
9) Don't know/Refused 6.7
Missing1007 
TOTAL996100.0
90) 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 15
2) Once a week 24.7
3) Once or twice a month 15.1
4) A few times a year 18.2
5) Seldom 14.6
6) Never 11.7
9) Don't know/Refused .7
TOTAL2003100.0
91) How important would you say religion is in your own life: very important, fairly important, or not very important? (REL_IMP)
TOTAL%
1) Very important 60.1
2) Fairly important 24.2
3) Not very important 15.2
9) Don't know/Refused .5
TOTAL2003100.0
92) Does the clergy at your place of worship ever speak out on the issue of abortion? [Answered if ATTEND = 1, 2, or 3. (At least once a month)] (SOABORT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 59.2
2) No 39.2
9) Don't know/Refused 1.6
Missing842 
TOTAL1161100.0
93) Does the clergy at your place of worship ever speak out on the issue of the situation in Iraq? [Answered if ATTEND = 1, 2, or 3. (At least once a month)] (SOIRAQ)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 53
2) No 46
9) Don't know/Refused 1
Missing842 
TOTAL1161100.0
94) Does the clergy at your place of worship ever speak out about the laws regarding homosexuality? [Answered if ATTEND = 1, 2, or 3. (At least once a month)] (SOLAHEX)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 51.4
2) No 47.4
9) Don't know/Refused 1.2
Missing842 
TOTAL1161100.0
95) Does the clergy at your place of worship ever speak out about hunger and poverty? [Answered if ATTEND = 1, 2, or 3. (At least once a month)] (SOHUNPOV)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 91.5
2) No 8
9) Don't know/Refused .5
Missing842 
TOTAL1161100.0
96) Does the clergy at your place of worship ever speak out on the issue of embryonic stem cell research? [Answered if ATTEND = 1, 2, or 3. (At least once a month)] (SOSTEM)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 23.6
2) No 73.8
9) Don't know/Refused 2.6
Missing842 
TOTAL1161100.0
97) Does the clergy at your place of worship ever speak out about evolution and intelligent design? [Answered if ATTEND = 1, 2, or 3. (At least once a month)] (SOEVOIN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 39.7
2) No 57.4
9) Don't know/Refused 2.9
Missing842 
TOTAL1161100.0
98) Does the clergy at your place of worship ever speak out about laws regarding immigration? [Answered if ATTEND = 1, 2, or 3. (At least once a month)] (SOLAIM)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 20.8
2) No 77.3
9) Don't know/Refused 1.9
Missing842 
TOTAL1161100.0
99) Does the clergy at your place of worship ever speak out about the environment? [Answered if ATTEND = 1, 2, or 3. (At least once a month)] (SOENVIR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 47.8
2) No 50.1
9) Don't know/Refused 2.1
Missing842 
TOTAL1161100.0
100) Does the clergy at your place of worship ever speak out on the issue of the death penalty? [Answered if ATTEND = 1, 2, or 3. (At least once a month)] (SODEATH)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 30.6
2) No 66.9
9) Don't know/Refused 2.5
Missing842 
TOTAL1161100.0
101) Which of these statements comes closest to describing your feelings about the Bible? 1. The Bible is the actual word of God and is to be taken literally, word for word; 2. The Bible is the word of God, but not everything in it should be taken literally, word for word; or 3. The Bible is a book written by men and is not the word of God. (FEELBIB)
TOTAL%
1) The Bible is the actual word of God and is to be taken literally, word for word. 34.9
2) The Bible is the word of God, but not everything in it should be taken literally, word for word. 43.1
3) The Bible is a book written by men and is not the word of God. 18.1
4) Other (if volunteered) 1.6
9) Don't know/Refused (if volunteered) 2.2
TOTAL2003100.0
102) As you may know, some Christians say they have the gift of what is called 'speaking in tongues.' How much have you heard about this practice? [Answered if FORM=2, RELIGION= 1,2,4,5, or, 7, and REL_IMP = 1.] (CHRISTON)
TOTAL%
1) A lot 55.8
2) A little [OR] 32.3
3) Nothing at all 11.2
9) Don't know/Refused .7
Missing1443 
TOTAL560100.0
103) Do you, yourself ever speak or pray in tongues? [Answered if CHRISTON = 1 or 2.] (PRAYTON)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 13.5
2) No 86.3
9) Don't know/Refused .2
Missing1503 
TOTAL500100.0
104) About how often do you speak or pray in tongues? Would you say: once a week or more often, at least once a month, several times a year, or less often? [Answered if PRAYTON = 1.] (PRAYTON2)
TOTAL%
1) Once a week or more often 43.8
2) At least once a month 1.6
3) Several times a year 9.4
4) A few times a year 15.6
5) Less often (than a few times a year) 21.9
9) Don't know/Refused 7.8
Missing1940 
TOTAL63100.0
105) Do you believe in the second coming of Jesus Christ - that is, that Jesus will return to earth someday, or don't you believe this? [Answered if RELIGION = 1,2,4,5, or 7.] (SECCOM)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, believe in the second coming 78.9
2) No, don't believe in the second coming 16.7
9) Don't know/Refused 4.4
Missing333 
TOTAL1670100.0
106) Do you believe that Jesus will return to earth in your lifetime? [Answered if SECCOM = 1.] (RETLIFE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 25.5
2) No 48.7
3) Unknowable/No one knows when Jesus will return 17.7
9) Don't know/Refused 8
Missing717 
TOTAL1286100.0
107) Do you believe that the specific time of Jesus Christ's return to earth is revealed in the prophecies contained in the Bible, or don't you think so? [Answered if SECCOM = 1.] (TIMEBIB)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, the specific time of Christ's return to earth is revealed in the prophecies in the Bible. 41.6
2) Don't think the prophecies in the Bible reveal the specific time of Christ's return. 50.5
9) Don't know/Refused 7.9
Missing717 
TOTAL1286100.0
108) Which of the following statements comes closest to your view of Jesus' return to earth? 1. The world situation will steadily worsen and when it reaches a low point, Jesus will return to earth; 2. The world situation will gradually improve and when it reaches a high point, Jesus will return to earth; or 3. It is impossible to know the circumstances that will precede Jesus' return to earth. [Answered if SECCOM = 1.] (RETEARTH)
TOTAL%
1) The world situation will steadily worsen and when it reaches a low point, Jesus will return to earth. 42.9
2) The world situation will gradually improve and when it reaches a high point, Jesus will return to earth. 4.6
3) It is impossible to know the circumstances that will precede Jesus' return to earth. 47.6
9) Don't know/Refused 4.9
Missing717 
TOTAL1286100.0
109) Do you think that peoples and nations of the world can affect when Jesus Christ returns to earth, or is it not possible for humans to affect when Jesus returns to earth? [Answered if SECCOM = 1.] (AFRETURN)
TOTAL%
1) Peoples and nations can affect when Jesus Christ returns to earth. 29.7
2) It is not possible for humans to affect when Jesus returns to earth. 63.1
9) Don't know/Refused 7.2
Missing717 
TOTAL1286100.0
110) Now, just a few questions for statistical purposes only. What is your age? (AGE)
TOTAL%
18) 18 4.4
19) 19 1.4
20) 20 1
21) 21 1.1
22) 22 1
23) 23 1.3
24) 24 1.8
25) 25 2
26) 26 1.2
27) 27 1.2
28) 28 1.9
29) 29 2.3
30) 30 2.2
31) 31 1.6
32) 32 2.5
33) 33 1
34) 34 1.4
35) 35 1.8
36) 36 1.9
37) 37 1.7
38) 38 1.4
39) 39 2
40) 40 2
41) 41 1.8
42) 42 2.3
43) 43 1.8
44) 44 2.9
45) 45 2.5
46) 46 1.8
47) 47 1.9
48) 48 1.7
49) 49 2.1
50) 50 2.7
51) 51 1.5
52) 52 1.9
53) 53 2.1
54) 54 1.4
55) 55 2
56) 56 1.9
57) 57 1.5
58) 58 1.2
59) 59 1.9
60) 60 1.5
61) 61 1
62) 62 1.1
63) 63 .9
64) 64 1.2
65) 65 1.2
66) 66 1
67) 67 1
68) 68 1.1
69) 69 1.2
70) 70 1.1
71) 71 .9
72) 72 1.2
73) 73 .8
74) 74 .7
75) 75 1.4
76) 76 .6
77) 77 .6
78) 78 .6
79) 79 .4
80) 80 .8
81) 81 .2
82) 82 .6
83) 83 .5
84) 84 .5
85) 85 .6
86) 86 .3
87) 87 .2
88) 88 .2
89) 89 .1
90) 90 .2
91) 91 0
94) 94 0
97) 97 or older .1
99) Don't know/Refused 1.1
TOTAL2003100.0
111) What is the last grade or class that you completed in school? [Interviewer did not read the list of responses.] (EDUC)
TOTAL%
1) None, or grade 1-8 2.4
2) High school incomplete (Grades 9-11) 11.3
3) High school graduate (Grade 12 or GED certificate) 35.2
4) Technical, trade, or vocational school after high school 2
5) Some college, no 4-year degree (including associate degree) 21.5
6) College graduate (B.S., B.A., or other 4-year degree) 16.6
7) Post-graduate training or professional schooling after college (e.g., toward a master's Degree or Ph.D.; law or medical school 10.1
9) Don't know/Refused .8
TOTAL2003100.0
112) Are you, yourself, of Hispanic origin or descent, such as Mexican, Puerto Rican, Cuban, or some other Spanish background? (HISPANIC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 11.3
2) No 87.9
9) Don't know/Refused .8
TOTAL2003100.0
113) [If HISPANIC = 1 (Yes), ask: 'Are you white Hispanic, black Hispanic, or some other race?' If HISPANIC = 2 or 9, ask: 'What is your race? Are you white, black, Asian, or some other race?'] (POPRACE)
TOTAL%
1) Asked: 'Are you white Hispanic, black Hispanic, or some other race?' 11.3
2) Asked: 'What is your race? Are you white, black, Asian, or some other race?' 88.7
TOTAL2003100.0
114) Race (based on HISPANIC and POPRACE questions). [If HISPANIC = 1 (Yes), ask: 'Are you white Hispanic, black Hispanic, or some other race?' If HISPANIC = 2 or 9, ask: 'What is your race? Are you white, black, Asian, or some other race?'] (RACE)
TOTAL%
1) White 77.4
2) Black 11.8
3) Asian 1.3
4) Other or mixed race 8.3
9) Don't know/Refused 1.2
TOTAL2003100.0
115) Are you married, divorced, separated, widowed, or never been married? (MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Married 55
2) Divorced 12.5
3) Separated 2.9
4) Widowed 8.2
5) Never been married 20.4
9) Don't know/Refused .9
TOTAL2003100.0
116) Are you the parent or guardian of any children under 18 now living in your household? (PARENT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 35.3
2) No 64.2
9) Don't know/Refused .6
Missing199 
TOTAL1804100.0
117) Last year, that is in 2005, what was your total family income from all sources, before taxes? Just stop me when I get to the right category. (INCOME)
TOTAL%
1) Less than $10,000 6.3
2) 10 to under $20,000 10
3) 20 to under $30,000 10.7
4) 30 to under $40,000 11.3
5) 40 to under $50,000 9.5
6) 50 to under $75,000 14.6
7) 75 to under $100,000 11.9
8) 100 to under $150,000 7.3
9) $150,000 or more 5.7
10) Don't know/Refused 12.6
TOTAL2003100.0
118) These days, many people are so busy they can't find time to register to vote, or move around so often they don't get a chance to re-register. Are you NOW registered to vote in your precinct or election district or haven't you been able to register so far? (REGIST)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, registered 78.4
2) No, not registered 20.7
9) Don't know/Refused .9
TOTAL2003100.0
119) Are you absolutely certain that you are registered to vote, or is there a chance that your registration has lapsed because you moved or for some other reason? [Answered if REGIST = 1.] (REGICERT)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely certain 95.9
2) Chance registration has lapsed 3.8
9) Don't know/Refused .3
Missing296 
TOTAL1707100.0
120) In politics today, do you consider yourself a Republican, Democrat, or Independent? (PARTY)
TOTAL%
1) Republican 28.8
2) Democrat 33.3
3) Independent 31.4
4) No preference 4
5) Other party .6
9) Don't know/Refused 2
TOTAL2003100.0
121) As of today do you lean more to the Republican Party or more to the Democratic Party? [Answered if PARTY = 3, 4 ,5,or 9.] (PARTYLEA)
TOTAL%
1) Republican Party 28
2) Democrat Party 38.1
9) Other/Don't know/Refused 34
Missing1268 
TOTAL735100.0
122) In general, would you describe your political views as: very conservative, conservative, moderate, liberal, or very liberal? (POLVIEW)
TOTAL%
1) Very conservative 5.3
2) Conservative 28.3
3) Moderate 40.1
4) Liberal 15.5
5) Very liberal 6
9) Don't know/Refused 4.8
TOTAL2003100.0
123) In the 2004 presidential election between George W. Bush and John Kerry, did things come up that kept you from voting, or did you happen to vote? (VOTE04)
TOTAL%
1) Voted 72.9
2) Did not vote (includes too young to vote) 25.6
8) Don't remember if voted .4
9) Refused 1
TOTAL2003100.0
124) Did you vote for Bush, Kerry or someone else? [Answered if VOTE04 = 1.] (BUKESE)
TOTAL%
1) Bush 47
2) Kerry 43.4
3) Other candidate 4.6
4) Don't remember which candidate .8
9) Refused 4.2
Missing388 
TOTAL1615100.0
125) Do you own or rent your home? (OWNRENT)
TOTAL%
1) Own 69.5
2) Rent 24.5
3) Other arrangement 4.7
9) Don't know/Refused 1.3
TOTAL2003100.0
126) Are you now employed full-time, part-time or not employed? (EMPLOY)
TOTAL%
1) Full-time 52.3
2) Part-time 10.8
3) Not employed 35.5
9) Don't know/Refused 1.3
TOTAL2003100.0
127) Are you, yourself, a veteran of the armed services? [If MARITAL = 1, also ask: 'Is your husband/wife a veteran of armed services?'] (VETERAN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, respondent 12.3
2) Yes, spouse 6.7
3) Yes, both .7
4) Yes, respondent still active/in the reserves [VOL.] .7
5) Yes, spouse still active/in the reserves [VOL.] .1
6) Yes, both still active/in the reserves [VOL.] .1
7) No 78.4
9) Don't know/Refused [VOL.] .9
TOTAL2003100.0
128) Are you (or is your spouse) a member of a labor union? [Include spouse only if MARITAL = 1.] (LABOR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, respondent is 9.5
2) Yes, spouse is 4.1
3) Yes, both 1.1
4) No, Neither are 84
9) Don't know/Refused 1.2
TOTAL2003100.0
129) What is your ancestry or ethnic origin? [Answered only if RELIGION = 6 (Muslim).] (ANCESTRY)
TOTAL%
1) Response given 84.6
9) Don't know/Refused 15.4
Missing1996 
TOTAL7100.0
130) [Verbatim response. Recorded only 2 responses.] What is your ancestry or ethnic origin? [Answered only if RELIGION = 6 (Muslim).] (ANCESTR2)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL6
131) In what country were you born? (COUNTRB)
TOTAL%
1) U.S. 61.5
2) Other (Specify) 38.5
9) Don't know/Refused 0
Missing1996 
TOTAL7100.0
132) [Verbatim response.] In what country were you born? [Answered if COUNTRY = 2.] (COUNTRB2)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL2
133) In what country was your father born? (COUNTFA)
TOTAL%
1) U.S. 69.2
2) Other 30.8
9) Don't know/Refused 0
Missing1996 
TOTAL7100.0
134) [Verbatim response.] In what country was your father born? [Answered if COUNTFA = 2.] (COUNTFA2)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL2
135) In what country was your mother born? (COUNTMO)
TOTAL%
1) U.S. 69.2
2) Other (Specify) 15.4
9) Don't know/Refused 15.4
Missing1996 
TOTAL7100.0
136) [Verbatim response.] In what country was your mother born? [Answered if COUNTMO = 2.] (COUNTMO2)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1
137) What is your zipcode? (ZIPCODE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL200350438.4829582.95
138) At a later date, news reporters may want to talk further with people who took part in this survey. Would you be willing to talk to a reporter about the survey topics at a convenient time? (CONTACT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 57.2
2) No 40.7
9) Don't know/Refused 2.1
TOTAL2003100.0
139) Language interview was conducted in (LANGUAGE)
TOTAL%
1) English 98.2
2) Spanish 1.8
TOTAL2003100.0
140) End date of interview (ENDDATE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL200360712.314.27
141) Day of the week (DAY)
TOTAL%
1) Sunday 9.5
2) Monday 14.7
3) Tuesday 15
4) Wednesday 17.5
5) Thursday 16
6) Friday 18.7
7) Saturday 8.7
Missing5 
TOTAL1998100.0
142) Commitment index (COMMIT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL20035.392.76
143) Weight variable (WEIGHT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL200310.631
144) Combined responses to questions GAYMAR and GAYCONST (regarding banning gay marriage). (GAYMAR_C)
TOTAL%
1) Favor gay marriage 35.1
2) Oppose gay marriage and think amendment is good idea 30.2
3) Oppose gay marriage but think amendment is bad idea 23.9
4) Oppose gay marriage but don't know if amendment is good or bad idea 2.1
5) Don't know/Refused (on gay marriage questions) 8.7
TOTAL2003100.0
145) Combined responses to questions GAYMAR and MARPUSH (regarding pushing legalizing gay marriage). (MARPUSHC)
TOTAL%
1) Favor gay marriage and say 'push hard' to legalize 17.8
2) Favor gay marriage but say 'do not push too hard' 14.4
3) Favor gay marriage but don't know on 'push' 2.8
4) Oppose gay marriage 56.3
5) Don't know on gay marriage 8.7
TOTAL2003100.0
146) Combined abortion - 2 categories of the question ABGEN. ['Abortion should be generally available to those who want it' coded as pro-choice; 'Abortion should be available but under stricter limits than it is now' coded as pro-choice; 'Abortion should be against the law except in cases of rape, incest and to save the woman's life' coded as pro-life; 'Abortion should not be permitted at all' coded as pro-life. [Answered only if FORM = 1.] (ABORT)
TOTAL%
1) Pro-Choice 51.6
2) Pro-Life 45.7
9) Don't know 2.7
Missing1007 
TOTAL996100.0
147) Now, just a few questions for statistical purposes only. What is your age? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-AGE)
TOTAL%
1) 18-24 12
2) 25-34 17.2
3) 35-44 19.5
4) 45-64 33.7
5) 65+ 17.7
Missing22 
TOTAL1981100.0
148) 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? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-ATTEND)
TOTAL%
1) More than once a week 15.1
2) Once a week 24.8
3) Once or twice a month 15.2
4) A few times a year 18.3
5) Seldom 14.7
6) Never 11.8
Missing13 
TOTAL1990100.0
149) What is the last grade or class that you completed in school? [Interviewer did not read the list of responses.] (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-EDUC)
TOTAL%
1) Less than high school 13.9
3) High school graduate (Grade 12 or GED certificate) 35.5
4) Some college, no 4-year degree (or Vocational or Technical degree AFTER high school) 23.8
6) College graduate (B.S., B.A., or other 4-year degree) 16.7
7) Post-graduate training or professional schooling after college (e.g., toward a master's Degree or Ph.D.; law or medical school 10.2
Missing11 
TOTAL1992100.0
150) Sex (enter the respondent's sex) (for use with online analysis) (I-GENDER)
TOTAL%
1) Male 48.1
2) Female 51.9
TOTAL2003100.0
151) Last year, that is in 2005, what was your total family income from all sources, before taxes? Just stop me when I get to the right category. (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-INCOME)
TOTAL%
2) Less than $20,000 18.6
3) 20 to under $30,000 12.3
4) 30 to under $50,000 23.8
6) 50 to under $75,000 16.7
7) 75 to under $100,000 13.6
9) $100,000 or more 15
Missing266 
TOTAL1737100.0
152) Are you married, divorced, separated, widowed, or never been married? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Married 55.5
2) Divorced or separated 15.6
4) Widowed 8.3
5) Never been married 20.6
Missing12 
TOTAL1991100.0