Religion and Public Life Survey, 2010

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Percentages are weighted by 152) WEIGHT; Total Ns reported are unweighted
1) Unique ID (PSRAID)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL3003144425.7949120.67
2) Sample type (SAMPLE)
TOTAL%
1) Landline 59.1
2) Cell 40.9
TOTAL3003100.0
3) Interview date (INT_DATE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL300374901.983430.64
4) Date of first call (FCALL)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL3003100733.2122.42
5) Call attempt (ATTEMPT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL30033.001.98
6) Refusal conversion (REFUSAL)
TOTAL%
0) No 77.7
1) Yes 22.3
TOTAL3003100.0
7) Language (LANG)
TOTAL%
1) English 95.8
2) Spanish 4.2
TOTAL3003100.0
8) Census region (from zip merge) (CREGION)
TOTAL%
1) Northeast 18.9
2) Midwest 22.7
3) South 37.3
4) West 21.1
TOTAL3003100.0
9) State (from zip merge) (STATE)
TOTAL%
1) Alabama 1.3
4) Arizona 2.1
5) Arkansas 1
6) California 10
8) Colorado 2.1
9) Connecticut 1.3
10) Delaware .2
11) District of Columbia .1
12) Florida 5.3
13) Georgia 3.1
16) Idaho .5
17) Illinois 3.7
18) Indiana 2.2
19) Iowa .7
20) Kansas 1
21) Kentucky 1.8
22) Louisiana 1.8
23) Maine .5
24) Maryland 1.6
25) Massachusetts 1.7
26) Michigan 3.3
27) Minnesota 1.8
28) Mississippi 1
29) Missouri 2
30) Montana .4
31) Nebraska .8
32) Nevada .8
33) New Hampshire .3
34) New Jersey 3
35) New Mexico .6
36) New York 6.6
37) North Carolina 3.1
38) North Dakota .3
39) Ohio 4.5
40) Oklahoma 1.4
41) Oregon 1.3
42) Pennsylvania 4.9
44) Rhode Island .3
45) South Carolina 1.9
46) South Dakota .4
47) Tennessee 2.6
48) Texas 7.4
49) Utah .9
50) Vermont .4
51) Virginia 3
53) Washington 2.3
54) West Virginia .5
55) Wisconsin 2.1
56) Wyoming .2
TOTAL3003100.0
10) Recoded population density (from zip merge) (DENSITY)
TOTAL%
1) Lowest 20.6
2) 2 20.4
3) 3 20.1
4) 4 20.4
5) Highest 18.6
TOTAL3003100.0
11) Community type from zip merge (USR)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL2910
12) Census region (sample) (SCREGION)
TOTAL%
1) Northeast 19.1
2) Midwest 22.5
3) South 37.3
4) West 21.2
TOTAL3003100.0
13) State (sample) (SSTATE)
TOTAL%
1) Alabama 1.3
4) Arizona 2.2
5) Arkansas .9
6) California 9.9
8) Colorado 2.2
9) Connecticut 1.3
10) Delaware .2
11) District of Columbia .1
12) Florida 5.3
13) Georgia 3
16) Idaho .5
17) Illinois 3.7
18) Indiana 2.1
19) Iowa .9
20) Kansas 1
21) Kentucky 1.9
22) Louisiana 1.9
23) Maine .5
24) Maryland 1.7
25) Massachusetts 1.5
26) Michigan 3.4
27) Minnesota 1.7
28) Mississippi .9
29) Missouri 2
30) Montana .4
31) Nebraska .8
32) Nevada .7
33) New Hampshire .3
34) New Jersey 3
35) New Mexico .6
36) New York 6.6
37) North Carolina 3
38) North Dakota .2
39) Ohio 4.4
40) Oklahoma 1.3
41) Oregon 1.2
42) Pennsylvania 5
44) Rhode Island .4
45) South Carolina 1.9
46) South Dakota .4
47) Tennessee 2.7
48) Texas 7.5
49) Utah .9
50) Vermont .3
51) Virginia 3.2
53) Washington 2.3
54) West Virginia .5
55) Wisconsin 2.1
56) Wyoming .2
TOTAL3003100.0
14) MSA code (sample) (SMSA)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL300324906.1515094.07
15) Form split (FORM)
TOTAL%
1) Form 1 50
2) Form 2 50
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16) Interviewer sex (IGENDER)
TOTAL%
1) Male 27
2) Female 73
TOTAL3003100.0
17) Interviewer race (IRACE)
TOTAL%
1) White 32
2) Black or African American 54.1
3) Hispanic 11.2
4) Asian or Asian American .7
5) Some other race 2
TOTAL3003100.0
18) Introduction rotation for landline sample (ILITEXT)
TOTAL%
1) Male first 49.7
2) Female first 50.3
Missing1001 
TOTAL2002100.0
19) Are you under 18 years old, or are you 18 or older? (QS1S1)
TOTAL%
2) 18 or older 100
Missing2002 
TOTAL1001100.0
20) Do you approve or disapprove of the way Barack Obama is handling his job as President? [IF DK ENTER AS DK. IF DEPENDS PROBE ONCE WITH: Overall do you approve or disapprove of the way Barack Obama is handling his job as President? IF STILL DEPENDS ENTER AS DK] (OBAMA)
TOTAL%
1) Approve 46.8
2) Disapprove 41.5
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 11.8
TOTAL3003100.0
21) How much though have you given to the coming November election? Quite a lot or only a little? (THOUGHT)
TOTAL%
1) Quite a lot 37.7
2) Some (Vol.) 4
3) Little 47.8
4) None (Vol.) 8.6
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 2
TOTAL3003100.0
22) Congressional trial heat combined with leaners (CHEAT)
TOTAL%
1) Rep/lean Rep 43.8
2) Dem/lean Dem 45.3
3) Other-lean other (Vol.) 3.1
9) DK-no lean (Vol.) 7.8
Missing572 
TOTAL2431100.0
23) If the elections for U.S. Congress were being held today, would you vote for [RANDOMIZE: "the Republican Party's candidate" OR "the Democratic Party's candidate"] for Congress in your district? (VOTEPRTY)
TOTAL%
1) Republican Party's candidate 34.8
2) Democratic Party's candidate 40.6
3) Other (Vol.) 4.9
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 19.7
TOTAL3003100.0
24) As of today, do you lean more to the [READ IN SAME ORDER AS Q. 10; IF NECESSARY: "for U.S. Congress in your district"]? (LEANPRTY)
TOTAL%
1) Republican Party's candidate 19.2
2) Democratic Party's candidate 23.7
3) Other (Vol.) 10.4
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 46.7
Missing2334 
TOTAL669100.0
25) Thinking ahead to November, do you yourself plan to vote in the Congressional election this November, or not? (PLANTO1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 79.7
2) No 16.6
9) Don't know (Vol.) 3.7
TOTAL3003100.0
26) How certain are you that you will vote? Are you absolutely certain, fairly certain, or not certain? (PLANTO2)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely certain 73
2) Fairly certain 22
3) Not certain 3.9
9) Don't know/refused (Vol.) 1.1
Missing489 
TOTAL2514100.0
27) Engagement in the campaign based on THOUGHT AND PLANTO2 (ENGAGEME)
TOTAL%
0) Low engagement 35.4
1) Medium engagement 33.3
2) High engagement 31.3
TOTAL3003100.0
28) What will make the biggest difference in how you vote for Congress in your district national issues, local or state issues, the candidate's political party, or the candidate's character and experience? [IF MORE THAN ONE, PROBE WITH: Well, which is most important?] (MAKEDIFF)
TOTAL%
1) National issues 33.8
2) Local or state issues 29.4
3) Political party 4.5
4) Candidate's character and experience 22.5
5) Other (Vol.) 2.5
6) None (Vol.) 1
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 6.3
TOTAL3003100.0
29) As you think about the elections for Congress this November, how important are each of the following issues to you? Is the issue of the economy very important, somewhat important, not too important, or not at all important? [INTERVIEWER: PEASE RE-READ RESPONSE OPTIONS AS NECESSARY TO REMIND RESPONDENTS OF OPTIONS] (ECONOMY)
TOTAL%
1) Very important 88.5
2) Somewhat important 9.1
3) Not too important .8
4) Not at all important .8
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) .9
TOTAL3003100.0
30) As you think about the elections for Congress this November, how important are each of the following issues to you? Is the issue of gay marriage very important, somewhat important, not too important, or not at all important? [INTERVIEWER: PLEASE RE-READ RESPONSE OPTIONS AS NECESSARY TO REMIND RESPONDENTS OF OPTIONS] (GAYMARR)
TOTAL%
1) Very important 27.2
2) Somewhat important 19.2
3) Not too important 16.4
4) Not at all important 34.4
9) Don't know/ Refused (Vol.) 2.9
Missing1512 
TOTAL1491100.0
31) As you think about the elections for Congress this November, how important are each of the following issues to you? Is the issue of same-sex marriage very important, somewhat important, not too important, or not at all important? [INTERVIEWER: PLEASE RE-READ RESPONSE OPTIONS AS NECESSARY TO REMIND RESPONDENTS OF OPTIONS] (SSMARR)
TOTAL%
1) Very important 28.9
2) Somewhat important 18.4
3) Not too important 16.9
4) Not at all important 32
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 3.7
Missing1491 
TOTAL1512100.0
32) Issue of gay marriage/same-sex marriage (GAYSSMAR)
TOTAL%
1) Very important 28
2) Somewhat important 18.8
3) Not too important 16.7
4) Not at all important 33.2
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 3.3
TOTAL3003100.0
33) As you think about the elections for Congress this November, how important are each of the following issues to you? Is the issue of abortion very important, somewhat important, not too important, or not at all important? [INTERVIEWER: PLEASE RE-READ RESPONSE OPTIONS AS NECESSARY TO REMIND RESPONDENTS OF OPTIONS] (ABORT)
TOTAL%
1) Very important 43.4
2) Somewhat important 22.7
3) Not too important 13.3
4) Not at all important 17.4
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 3.1
TOTAL3003100.0
34) As you think about the elections for Congress this November, how important are each of the following issues to you? Is the issue of the environment very important, somewhat important, not too important, or not at all important? [INTERVIEWER: PLEASE RE-READ RESPONSE OPTIONS AS NECESSARY TO REMIND RESPONDENTS OF OPTIONS] (ENVIRON)
TOTAL%
1) Very important 59.4
2) Somewhat important 30.7
3) Not too important 5.7
4) Not at all important 2.8
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 1.4
TOTAL3003100.0
35) As you think about the elections for Congress this November, how important are each of the following issues to you? Is the issue of Afghanistan very important, somewhat important, not too important, or not at all important? [INTERVIEWER: PLEASE RE-READ RESPONSE OPTIONS AS NECESSARY TO REMIND RESPONDENTS OF OPTIONS] (AFGHAN)
TOTAL%
1) Very important 57.2
2) Somewhat important 27.7
3) Not too important 8.3
4) Not at all important 5.2
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 1.6
TOTAL3003100.0
36) As you think about the elections for Congress this November, how important are each of the following issues to you? Is the issue of jobs very important, somewhat important, not too important, or not at all important? [INTERVIEWER: PLEASE RE-READ RESPONSE OPTIONS AS NECESSARY TO REMIND RESPONDENTS OF OPTIONS] (JOBS)
TOTAL%
1) Very important 56.2
2) Somewhat important 27.5
3) Not too important 6.3
4) Not at all important 5.9
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 4
Missing1512 
TOTAL1491100.0
37) As you think about the elections for Congress this November, how important are each of the following issues to you? Is the issue of energy very important, somewhat important, not too important, or not at all important? [INTERVIEWER: PLEASE RE-READ RESPONSE OPTIONS AS NECESSARY TO REMIND RESPONDENTS OF OPTIONS] (ENERGY)
TOTAL%
1) Very important 87.7
2) Somewhat important 8.7
3) Not too important 2
4) Not at all important 1.2
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) .5
Missing1512 
TOTAL1491100.0
38) As you think about the elections for Congress this November, how important are each of the following issues to you? Is the issue of the banking and financial system very important, somewhat important, not too important, or not at all important? [INTERVIEWER: PLEASE RE-READ RESPONSE OPTIONS AS NECESSARY TO REMIND RESPONDENTS OF OPTIONS] (FINANSYS)
TOTAL%
1) Very important 64.4
2) Somewhat important 28.4
3) Not too important 4.1
4) Not at all important 1.8
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 1.3
Missing1512 
TOTAL1491100.0
39) As you think about the elections for Congress this November, how important are each of the following issues to you? Is the issue of immigration very important, somewhat important, not too important, or not at all important? [INTERVIEWER: PLEASE RE-READ RESPONSE OPTIONS AS NECESSARY TO REMIND RESPONDENTS OF OPTIONS] (IMMIG)
TOTAL%
1) Very important 63.7
2) Somewhat important 26.9
3) Not too important 4.4
4) Not at all important 3
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 2
Missing1512 
TOTAL1491100.0
40) As you think about the elections for Congress this November, how important are each of the following issues to you? Is the issue of terrorism very important, somewhat important, not too important, or not at all important? [INTERVIEWER: PLEASE RE-READ RESPONSE OPTIONS AS NECESSARY TO REMIND RESPONDENTS OF OPTIONS] (TERROR)
TOTAL%
1) Very important 71.4
2) Somewhat important 17.5
3) Not too important 6
4) Not at all important 3.6
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 1.6
Missing1491 
TOTAL1512100.0
41) As you think about the elections for Congress this November, how important are each of the following issues to you? Is the issue of health care very important, somewhat important, not too important, or not at all important? [INTERVIEWER: PLEASE RE-READ RESPONSE OPTIONS AS NECESSARY TO REMIND RESPONDENTS OF OPTIONS] (HLTHCARE)
TOTAL%
1) Very important 79.3
2) Somewhat important 15.2
3) Not too important 2.8
4) Not at all important 2.2
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) .5
Missing1491 
TOTAL1512100.0
42) As you think about the elections for Congress this November, how important are each of the following issues to you? Is the issue of taxes very important, somewhat important, not too important, or not at all important? [INTERVIEWER: PLEASE RE-READ RESPONSE OPTIONS AS NECESSARY TO REMIND RESPONDENTS OF OPTIONS] (TAXES)
TOTAL%
1) Very important 67.2
2) Somewhat important 23.5
3) Not too important 5.7
4) Not at all important 2
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 1.5
Missing1491 
TOTAL1512100.0
43) As you think about the elections for Congress this November, how important are each of the following issues to you? Is the issue of the federal budget deficit very important, somewhat important, not too important, or not at all important? [INTERVIEWER: PLEASE RE-READ RESPONSE OPTIONS AS NECESSARY TO REMIND RESPONDS OF OPTIONS] (FEDBUDGT)
TOTAL%
1) Very important 66.8
2) Somewhat important 22.9
3) Not too important 5
4) Not at all important 2.2
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 3
Missing1491 
TOTAL1512100.0
44) How much, if anything have you heard or read about the Tea Party movement that has been involved in campaigns and protests in the U.S. over the past year? Have you heard a lot, a little, or nothing at all? (TEAPARTY)
TOTAL%
1) A lot 36.1
2) A little 43
3) Nothing at all 20.2
9) [VOL. DO NOT READ] Don't know/Refused .7
TOTAL3003100.0
45) From what you know, do you strongly agree, agree, disagree or strongly disagree with the Tea Party movement, or don't you have an opinion either way? (AGREETEA)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree 10.4
2) Agree 18.1
3) Disagree 11.8
4) Strongly disagree 11.7
5) No opinion either way 46.9
9) Refused (Vol.) 1.1
Missing493 
TOTAL2510100.0
46) What should be the priority for dealing with illegal immigration in the U.S.? [RANDOMIZE; (one) better border security and stronger enforcement of our immigration laws; or (two) creating a way for illegal immigrants already here to become citizens if they meet certain requirements] or should both be given equal priority? (PRIORITY)
TOTAL%
1) Better border security and stronger enforcement of our immigration laws 32.7
2) Creating a way for illegal immigrants already here to become citizens if they meet certain requirements 21.7
3) Should both be given equal priority 41.9
4) None of these (Vol.) 1
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 2.7
TOTAL3003100.0
47) Now, I'd like to get your views on some issues. All in all, do you strongly favor, favor, oppose, or strongly oppose the death penalty for persons convicted of murder? (DEATHPEN)
TOTAL%
1) Strong favor 30
2) Favor 31.7
3) Oppose 20
4) Strongly oppose 9.8
9) Don't know\Refused (Vol.) 8.5
TOTAL3003100.0
48) All in all do you strongly favor, favor, oppose, or strongly oppose allowing gays and lesbians to marry legally? (ALLOWGAY)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly favor 17.4
2) Favor 24
3) Oppose 24
4) Strongly oppose 24.3
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 10.3
TOTAL3003100.0
49) All in all do you strongly favor, favor, oppose, or strongly oppose providing more generous government assistance to the poor? (ASSIST)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly favor 25.6
2) Favor 37.3
3) Oppose 21.2
4) Strongly oppose 9.5
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 6.3
TOTAL3003100.0
50) All in all do you strongly favor, favor, oppose, or strongly oppose tougher laws and regulations to protect the environment? (PROTECT)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly favor 38.2
2) Favor 42.6
3) Oppose 8.5
4) Strongly oppose 5.8
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 4.9
TOTAL3003100.0
51) Now, I'd like to get your views on some issues. All in all do you strongly favor, favor, oppose, or strongly oppose allowing gays and lesbians to serve openly in the military? (SERVOPEN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly favor 21
2) Favor 39.2
3) Oppose 16.6
4) Strongly oppose 13
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 10.2
TOTAL3003100.0
52) Do you think abortion should be: (PLEASE READ CATEGORIES IN REVERSE ORDER FOR HALF THE SAMPLE) (ABORTLGL)
TOTAL%
1) Legal in all cases 16.9
2) Legal in most cases 32.6
3) Illegal in most cases 27.2
4) Illegal in all cases 16.6
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 6.7
TOTAL3003100.0
53) Which one of the following has had the biggest influence on your thinking on this issue? Dealing with illegal immigration in the U.S. [IF R SAYS ALL OR MORE THAN ONE, PROBE WITH: Which has had the biggest influence?] (INFTHNK1)
TOTAL%
1) A personal experience 27.1
2) The views of your friends and family 6.2
3) What you have seen or read in the media 20.8
4) Your religious beliefs 7.2
5) Your education 20.2
6) Something else 16
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 2.4
Missing74 
TOTAL2929100.0
54) Which one of the following has had the biggest influence on your thinking on this issue? The death penalty for persons convicted of murder [IF R SAYS ALL OR MORE THAN ONE, PROBE WITH: Which has had the biggest influence?] (INFTHNK2)
TOTAL%
1) A personal experience 15.2
2) The views of your friends and family 7.2
3) What you have seen or read in the media 14.6
4) Your religious beliefs 18.7
5) Your education 22.2
6) Something else 20
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 2.1
Missing1652 
TOTAL1351100.0
55) Which one of the following has had the biggest influence on your thinking on this issue? Allowing gays and lesbians to marry legally [IF R SAYS ALL OR MORE THAN ONE, PROBE WITH: Which has had the biggest influence?] (INFTHNK3)
TOTAL%
1) A personal experience 16.6
2) The views of your friends and family 10
3) What you have seen or read in the media 6.9
4) Your religious beliefs 35.1
5) Your education 13.3
6) Something else 15.1
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 3
Missing1649 
TOTAL1354100.0
56) Which one of the following has had the biggest influence on your thinking on this issue? Providing more generous government assistance to the poor [IF R SAYS ALL OR MORE THAN ONE, PROBE WITH: Which has had the biggest influence?] (INFTHNK4)
TOTAL%
1) A personal experience 34.7
2) The views of your friends and family 8.5
3) What you have seen or read in the media 14.1
4) Your religious beliefs 9.6
5) Your education 19.5
6) Something else 10.8
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 2.8
Missing1594 
TOTAL1409100.0
57) Which one of the following has had the biggest influence on your thinking on this issue? Tougher laws and regulations to protect the environment [IF R SAYS ALL OR MORE THAN ONE, PROBE WITH: Which has had the biggest influence?] (INFTHNK5)
TOTAL%
1) A personal experience 18.8
2) The views of your friends and family 5.9
3) What you have seen or read in the media 25.6
4) Your religious beliefs 6.4
5) Your education 29.1
6) Something else 11.7
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 2.4
Missing161 
TOTAL2842100.0
58) Which one of the following has had the biggest influence on your thinking on this issue? Abortion [IF R SAYS ALL OR MORE THAN ONE, PROBE WITH: Which has had the biggest influence?] (INFTHNK6)
TOTAL%
1) A personal experience 17.1
2) The views of your friends and family 7
3) What you have seen or read in the media 6.3
4) Your religious beliefs 26.4
5) Your education 23
6) Something else 17.5
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 2.8
Missing1628 
TOTAL1375100.0
59) Which of these statements comes closer to your own view, even if neither is exactly right? The growing number of newcomers from other countries threatens traditional American customs and values. [OR] The growing number of newcomers from other countries strengthens American society. (NEWCOMER)
TOTAL%
1) Statement 1 37.9
2) Statement 2 49.2
3) Neither/both equally (Vol.) 5.1
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 7.8
TOTAL3003100.0
60) Which of these statements comes closer to your own view, even if neither is exactly right? Immigrants today strengthen our country because of their hard work and talents. [OR] Immigrants today are a burden on our country because they take our jobs, housing, and healthcare. (IMMTODAY)
TOTAL%
1) Statement 1 42.4
2) Statement 2 44.5
3) Neither/both equally (Vol.) 7.4
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 5.7
TOTAL3003100.0
61) In your opinion, should churches and other houses of worship [RANDOMIZE: keep out of political matters; express their views on day-to-day social and political questions] or should they [INSERT OTHER OPTION]? (KEEPOUT)
TOTAL%
1) Should keep out of political matters 52.2
2) Should express their views on day-to-day social and political questions 42.8
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 5.1
TOTAL3003100.0
62) During political elections, should churches and other houses of worship come out in favor of one candidate over another, or shouldn't they do this? (FAVOR)
TOTAL%
1) Should come out in favor of candidates 24.1
2) Should not come out in favor of candidates 70.1
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 5.8
TOTAL3003100.0
63) Do you think there has been too much, too little or the right amount of expressions of religious faith and prayer by political leaders? (EXPRSREL)
TOTAL%
1) Too much 29.2
2) Too little 36.5
3) Right amount 24.5
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 9.8
Missing1512 
TOTAL1491100.0
64) Do you think Barack Obama mentions his religious faith and prayer too much, too little, or about the right amount? (MENTIONS)
TOTAL%
1) Too much 10.3
2) Too little 19.2
3) About the right amount 53.2
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 17.3
Missing1491 
TOTAL1512100.0
65) How much do you think Barack Obama relies on his own religious beliefs in making policy decisions a great deal, a fair amount, or not very much? (OBAMARL1)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal 13.6
2) A fair amount 27
3) Not very much 43.2
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 16.2
Missing1512 
TOTAL1491100.0
66) Do you think he relies on his religious beliefs too much, too little, or about the right amount when making policy decisions? (OBAMARL2)
TOTAL%
1) Too much 10.7
2) Too little 21
3) About the right amount 48.1
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 20.2
Missing1512 
TOTAL1491100.0
67) At the present time, do you think religion as a whole is increasing its influence on American life or losing its influence? (RELINF1A)
TOTAL%
1) Increasing influence 22.7
2) Losing influence 67.1
3) Same (Vol.) 2.8
9) Don't know/refused (Vol.) 7.5
Missing1512 
TOTAL1491100.0
68) 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? (RELINF2A)
TOTAL%
1) Increasing influence 23.4
2) Losing influence 62
3) Same (Vol.) 4.3
9) Don't know/refused (Vol.) 10.3
Missing1491 
TOTAL1512100.0
69) All in all, do you think this is a good thing or a bad thing? (RELINF1B)
TOTAL%
1) Good thing 26.4
2) Bad thing 66.2
3) Both (Vol.) 1.5
4) Neither (Vol.) 1.6
5) Depends (Vol.) 1.7
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 2.6
Missing1606 
TOTAL1397100.0
70) All in all, do you think this is a good thing or a bad thing? (RELINF2B)
TOTAL%
1) Good thing 28.7
2) Bad thing 61.9
3) Both (Vol.) 2.1
4) Neither (Vol.) 2.5
5) Depends (Vol.) 1.9
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 2.9
Missing1652 
TOTAL1351100.0
71) How do you feel about this statement: It's important to me that members of Congress have strong religious beliefs. Do you completely agree, mostly agree, mostly disagree, or completely disagree with it? (CONGRESS)
TOTAL%
1) Completely agree 21.2
2) Mostly agree 40.1
3) Mostly disagree 21
4) Completely disagree 12.6
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 5.1
TOTAL3003100.0
72) Do you feel that the Democratic Party is generally friendly toward religion, neutral toward religion, or unfriendly toward religion? (DEMRELIG)
TOTAL%
1) Friendly 25.9
2) Neutral 41.1
3) Unfriendly 19.1
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 14
TOTAL3003100.0
73) Do you feel that the Republican Party is generally friendly toward religion, neutral toward religion, or unfriendly toward religion? (GOPRELIG)
TOTAL%
1) Friendly 42.8
2) Neutral 28.2
3) Unfriendly 13.7
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 15.2
TOTAL3003100.0
74) What is your present religion, if any? Are you Protestant, Roman Catholic, Mormon, Orthodox such as Greek or Russian Orthodox, Jewish, Muslim, Buddhist, Hindu, atheist, agnostic, something else, or nothing in particular? [INTERVIEWER; IF R VOLUNTEERS "nothing in particular, none, no religion, etc." BEFORE REACHING END OF LIST, PROMPT WITH: And would you say that's atheist, agnostic, or just nothing in particular?] (RELIG)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant (Baptist, Methodist, Non-denominational, Lutheran, Presbyterian, Pentecostal, Episcopalian, Reformed, Church of Christ, Jehovah's Witness, etc.) 42.1
2) Roman Catholic (Catholic) 23
3) Mormon (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints/LDS) 1.6
4) Orthodox (Greek, Russian, or some other orthodox church) .5
5) Jewish (Judaism) 2
6) Muslim (Islam) .5
7) Buddhist .6
8) Hindu .4
9) Atheist (do not believe in God) 1.6
10) Agnostic (not sure if there is a God) 3
11) Something else (Vol./SPECIFY) 1.4
12) Nothing in particular 12.1
13) Christian (Vol.) 8.6
14) Unitarian (Universalist) (Vol.) .3
99) Don't know/Refused 2.3
TOTAL3003100.0
75) [ASK IF RELIG=11,12,99] Do you think of yourself as a Christian or not? (CHR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 57.8
2) No 34.2
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 8
Missing2526 
TOTAL477100.0
76) [ASK IF RELIG=1-4,13 OR CHR=1] Would you describe yourself as a "born again" or evangelical Christian, or not? (BORN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, would 44.1
2) No, would not 50.7
8) Undesignated .1
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 5.1
Missing434 
TOTAL2569100.0
77) Aside from weddings and funerals, how often do you attend religious services? More than once a week, once a week, once or twice a month, a few times a year, seldom, or never? (ATTEND)
TOTAL%
1) More than once a week 13.7
2) Once a week 24.5
3) Once or twice a month 14.3
4) A few times a year 20
5) Seldom 15.2
6) Never 10.7
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 1.5
TOTAL3003100.0
78) How important is religion in your life -- very important, somewhat important, not too important, or not at all important? (IMPRELIG)
TOTAL%
1) Very important 58.3
2) Somewhat important 24.2
3) Not too important 8.6
4) Not at all important 7.8
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 1
TOTAL3003100.0
79) How much, if anything, have you heard about the conservative Christian movement sometimes known as the religious right? Have you heard a lot, a little or nothing at all? (HEARDRR)
TOTAL%
1) A lot 24.6
2) A little 33.3
3) Nothing at all 41
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 1.1
TOTAL3003100.0
80) How much, if anything, have you heard about the liberal or progressive religious movement sometimes known as the religious left? Have you heard a lot, a little or nothing at all? (HEARDRL)
TOTAL%
1) A lot 10.1
2) A little 30.4
3) Nothing at all 58.5
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) .9
TOTAL3003100.0
81) In general, do you strongly agree, agree, disagree or strongly disagree with the conservative Christian movement or don't you have an opinion either way? (AGREERR)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree 7.3
2) Agree 16.3
3) Disagree 16.2
4) Strongly disagree 12.4
5) No opinion either way 46.3
9) Refused (Vol.) 1.5
Missing1111 
TOTAL1892100.0
82) In general, do you strongly agree, agree, disagree or strongly disagree with the liberal or progressive religious movement or don't you have an opinion either way? (AGREERL)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree 1.8
2) Agree 8.7
3) Disagree 15.1
4) Strongly disagree 11.9
5) No opinion either way 61
9) Refused (Vol.) 1.5
Missing1655 
TOTAL1348100.0
83) Does the clergy at your place of worship ever speak out on the issue of abortion? (CLRGABRT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 59.2
2) No 39.4
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 1.4
Missing1340 
TOTAL1663100.0
84) Does the clergy at your place of worship ever speak out on the wars in Iraq or Afghanistan? (CLRGWARS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 50.5
2) No 48.6
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) .9
Missing1340 
TOTAL1663100.0
85) Does the clergy at your place of worship ever speak out about immigration? (CLRGIMMG)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 23.6
2) No 74.6
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 1.7
Missing1340 
TOTAL1663100.0
86) Does the clergy at your place of worship ever speak out about hunger and poverty? (CLRGHNGR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 88.5
2) No 10.8
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) .8
Missing1340 
TOTAL1663100.0
87) Does the clergy at your place of worship ever speak out about the environment? (CLRGENV)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 46.8
2) No 52.1
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 1.1
Missing1340 
TOTAL1663100.0
88) Does the clergy at your place of worship ever speak out about laws regarding homosexuality? (CLRGHOMO)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 43.9
2) No 54.8
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 1.3
Missing1340 
TOTAL1663100.0
89) Does the clergy at your place of worship ever speak out on the issue of the death penalty? (CLRGDPEN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 23.5
2) No 74.6
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 1.9
Missing1340 
TOTAL1663100.0
90) Does the clergy at your place of worship ever speak out about candidates and elections? (CLRGCAND)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 24.4
2) No 74.2
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 1.4
Missing1340 
TOTAL1663100.0
91) Now just in your own words, when your clergy has spoken about the issue of immigration, what kinds of things have they said? [OPEN-END; RECORD VERBATIM RESPONSE; PROBE ONCE IF RESPONDENT ANSWERS DON'T KNOW.] (IMMSAID)
TOTAL%
1) Answer given 82.4
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 17.6
Missing2640 
TOTAL363100.0
92) Now just in your own words, when your clergy has spoken about the issue of immigration, what kinds of things have they said? [OPEN-END: RECORD VERBATIM RESPONSE; PROBE ONCE IF RESPONDENT ANSWERS DON'T KNOW.] (IMMSAID1)
TOTAL%
1) Favor immigration (general) 12.2
2) Favor immigration be tolerant towards diversity/welcome strangers/all God's children/created equally/love they neighbor 23.8
3) Favor immigration help the needy 6.6
4) Favor immigration Help immigrants assimilate and/or become legal 6.6
5) Oppose immigration (general) 4.1
6) Oppose immigration immigrants take American jobs and government assistance 5.4
7) Oppose immigration advocate for strict enforcement of laws including border control 5.4
8) Oppose immigration people should follow the law of the land 1
9) Neutral position 2.5
10) Other/Not clear 11.8
99) DK/Refused (Vol.) 20.6
Missing2640 
TOTAL363100.0
93) Now just in your own words, when your clergy has spoken about the issue of immigration, what kinds of things have they said? [OPEN-END: RECORD VERBATIM RESPONSE; PROBE ONCE IF RESPONDENT ANSWERS DON'T KNOW.] (IMMSAID2)
TOTAL%
2) Favor immigration be tolerant towards diversity/welcome strangers/all God's children/created equally/love they neighbor 3.5
3) Favor immigration help the needy 17.6
4) Favor immigration Help immigrants assimilate and/or become legal 4.2
5) Oppose immigration (general) 27.5
6) Oppose immigration immigrants take American jobs and government assistance 14.1
7) Oppose immigration advocate for strict enforcement of laws including border control 14.8
8) Oppose immigration people should follow the law of the land 18.3
Missing2961 
TOTAL42100.0
94) Now just in your own words, when your clergy has spoken about the issue of immigration, what kinds of things have they said? [OPEN-END; RECORD VERBATIM RESPONSE; PROBE ONCE IF RESPONDENT ANSWERS DON'T KNOW.] (IMMSAID3)
TOTAL%
7) Oppose immigration advocate for strict enforcement of laws including border control 42.9
8) Oppose immigration people should follow the law of the land 57.1
Missing3000 
TOTAL3100.0
95) Now just in your own words, when your clergy has spoken about the environment, what kinds of things have they said? (ENVSAID)
TOTAL%
1) Answer given 82.9
9) Don't Know/Refused (Vol.) 17.1
Missing2235 
TOTAL768100.0
96) Now just in your own words, when your clergy has spoken about the environment, what kinds of things have they said? (ENVSAID1)
TOTAL%
1) Practice stewardship of the Earth 3.7
2) Take care of God's creation, honor nature 5.3
3) Warnings about damage to the environment (general) 11.6
4) Warnings about global warming 1.3
5) The gulf oil leak 4.4
6) Protect/take care of/clean up environment (general) 27.3
7) Encourage recycling 2.2
8) Promote conservation (energy, water, food) 1.6
10) Take action to protect the environment (misc.) 1.8
11) End is coming 1.1
12) Go Green message 2.5
13) Other 15.8
14) Need to preserve environment for future generations, our children 1.3
99) Nothing/DK/Refused 20
Missing2235 
TOTAL768100.0
97) Now just in your own words, when your clergy has spoken about the environment, what kinds of things have they said? (ENVSAID2)
TOTAL%
1) Practice stewardship of the Earth 1.6
2) Take care of God's creation, honor nature 7.5
3) Warnings about damage to the environment (general) 8.1
4) Warnings about global warming 1.9
5) The gulf oil leak 12.1
6) Protect/take care of/clean up environment (general) 15
7) Encourage recycling 16.8
8) Promote conservation (energy, water, food) 13.7
10) Take action to protect the environment (misc.) 1.6
11) End is coming 3.1
12) Go Green message 6.5
13) Other 1.2
14) Need to preserve environment for future generations, our children 10.9
Missing2915 
TOTAL88100.0
98) Now just in your own words, when your clergy has spoken about the environment, what kinds of things have they said? (EVSAID3)
TOTAL%
1) Practice stewardship of the Earth 3
3) Warnings about damage to the environment (general) 36.4
5) The Gulf oil leak 3
7) Encourage recycling 15.2
8) Promote conservation (energy, water, food) 18.2
10) Take action to protect the environment (misc.) 9.1
13) Other 15.2
Missing2993 
TOTAL10100.0
99) When your clergy has spoken about homosexuality, do they say it is something that should be accepted, something that should be discouraged, or don't they take a position on the issue? (HOMOSAID)
TOTAL%
1) Accepted 7.7
2) Discouraged 72.3
3) No position 15.4
4) Other/Multiple positions (Vol.) 2.8
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 1.7
Missing2302 
TOTAL701100.0
100) Holy book insert for HOLYBOOK (HBINSERT)
TOTAL%
1) The Bible 95.1
2) The Torah 1.9
3) The Koran .5
4) The Holy Scripture 2.5
TOTAL3003100.0
101) Which comes closest to your view? [Holy book: If Christian or no religion (RELIG = 1-4, 9, 10, 12, 13 OR CHR=1) insert "the Bible"; If Jewish (RELIG =5), insert "the Torah"; If Muslim (RELIG=6), insert, "the Koran"; If other non-Christian affiliations (RELIG=99) AND CHR=2,9, insert "the Bible"] is the word of God, or [holy book] is written by men and is not the word of God? (HOLYBOOK)
TOTAL%
1) [Holy book] is the word of God 67.7
2) [Holy book] is a book written by men and is not the word of God 23.4
3) Other (Vol.) 2.5
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 6.3
TOTAL3003100.0
102) Holy book insert for LITERAL (LIINSERT)
TOTAL%
1) The Bible 98.1
2) The Torah .6
3) The Koran .6
4) The Holy Scripture .7
Missing954 
TOTAL2049100.0
103) ASK IF BELIEVE HOLY BOOK IS WORD OF GOD: And would you say that [holy book] is to be taken literally, word for word, or not everything in [holy book] should be taken literally, word for word? (LITERAL)
TOTAL%
1) [Holy book] is to be taken literally, word for word 50.7
2) Not everything in [holy book] should be taken literally, word for word 44
3) Other (Vol.) 1.5
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 3.7
Missing954 
TOTAL2049100.0
104) ASK IF ATTEND AT LEAST ONCE OR TWICE A MONTH (ATTEND<4): Thinking about the church or house of worship where you attend religious services most often, about how many of its members are immigrants born outside the U.S.? Would you say nearly all, many, just some or very few? (IMMMEMB)
TOTAL%
1) Nearly all 3.9
2) Many 9.2
3) Just some 23.3
4) Very few 54.9
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 8.7
Missing1340 
TOTAL1663100.0
105) Now, thinking about Barack Obama's religious beliefs. Do you happen to know what Barack Obama's religion is? Is he Christian, Jewish, Muslim, Buddhist, Hindu, atheist, agnostic, or something else? (OBAMAREL)
TOTAL%
1) Christian (includes responses of: Protestant, Church of Christ, Trinity Church, Baptist, Methodist, etc.) 34.5
2) Jewish .2
3) Muslim (include Islam/Islamic) 18.4
4) Buddhist .7
5) Hindu .1
6) Atheist .1
7) Agnostic .2
8) Something else (SPECIFY) .4
9) Don't know (Vol.) 43.2
10) Refused (Vol.) 1.9
12) Mixture/combination (includes mixed Christian/Muslim) (Vol.) .4
TOTAL3003100.0
106) ASK IF SAYS OBAMA IS MUSLIM (OBAMAREL=3): And how did you learn about Barack Obama's religion? [OPEN END; CODE UP TO THREE RESPONSES] (HOWLRN)
TOTAL%
1) Answer given 98
9) Don't know/Refused 1.8
99) 99 .2
Missing2446 
TOTAL557100.0
107) ASK IF SAYS OBAMA IS MUSLIM (OBAMAREL=3): And how did you learn about Barack Obama's religion? [OPEN END; CODE UP TO THREE RESPONSES] (HOWLRN1)
TOTAL%
3) Ancestry/family background, name, appearance 3.7
5) Internet 3.8
6) Media and news, non-specific 34.7
7) Media - book, non-specific .8
8) Media - book, Obama's book .4
9) Media - magazines 2.1
10) Media - newspapers 4.4
11) Media - radio 1
12) Media - television 15.2
14) Obama's policies towards Muslim countries or religion in U.S. 1.1
17) Obama's behaviors or own words 9
19) Things heard or read during campaign 5.3
20) Views of family and friends 2.5
21) Other 5.5
22) Heard or read 6.9
23) My own opinion 1.3
99) Don't know/No answer 2
Missing2446 
TOTAL557100.0
108) ASK IF SAYS OBAMA IS MUSLIM (OBAMAREL=3): And how did you learn about Barack Obama's religion? [OPEN END; CODE UP TO THREE RESPONSES] (HOWLRN2)
TOTAL%
3) Ancestry/family background, name, appearance 3.8
5) Internet 20.4
6) Media and news, non-specific 7.3
7) Media - book, non-specific 1.7
8) Media - book, Obama's book 1.4
9) Media - magazines 3.5
10) Media - newspapers 10
11) Media - television 1
12) Media - radio 8
17) Obama's behaviors or own words 15.6
19) Things heard or read during campaign 4.8
20) Views of family and friends 9
21) Other 10.7
22) Heard or read 2.4
23) My own opinion .3
Missing2921 
TOTAL82100.0
109) ASK IF SAYS OBAMA IS MUSLIM (OBAMAREL=3): And how did you learn about Barack Obama's religion? [OPEN END; CODE UP TO THREE RESPONSES] (HOWLRN3)
TOTAL%
3) Ancestry/family background, name, appearance 5.7
5) Internet 11.4
9) Media - magazines 14.3
11) Media - television 14.3
14) Obama's policies toward Muslim countries or religion in U.S. 5.7
17) Obama's behaviors or own words 8.6
19) Things heard or read during campaign 5.7
20) Views of family and friends 28.6
21) Other 5.7
Missing2994 
TOTAL9100.0
110) Respondent's sex (SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Male 48.1
2) Female 51.9
TOTAL3003100.0
111) What is your age? (AGE)
TOTAL%
18) 18 2.4
19) 19 1.9
20) 20 2.2
21) 21 2.1
22) 22 1.7
23) 23 1.2
24) 24 1.1
25) 25 2
26) 26 1.6
27) 27 2.8
28) 28 1.4
29) 29 1.8
30) 30 1.7
31) 31 1.4
32) 32 1.2
33) 33 1.6
34) 34 1.3
35) 35 1.3
36) 36 1.5
37) 37 1.1
38) 38 1.9
39) 39 2.1
40) 40 2.1
41) 41 1.6
42) 42 1.8
43) 43 2
44) 44 1.6
45) 45 1.9
46) 46 1.4
47) 47 1.9
48) 48 1.6
49) 49 1.9
50) 50 2.6
51) 51 2.1
52) 52 2.2
53) 53 2
54) 54 2.1
55) 55 1.7
56) 56 1.2
57) 57 1.4
58) 58 1.7
59) 59 1.5
60) 60 2.1
61) 61 1.2
62) 62 1.5
63) 63 1.4
64) 64 1.4
65) 65 1.3
66) 66 1.3
67) 67 1.5
68) 68 .9
69) 69 .8
70) 70 1.2
71) 71 .5
72) 72 .5
73) 73 .6
74) 74 .7
75) 75 1
76) 76 .6
77) 77 .7
78) 78 .8
79) 79 .3
80) 80 .7
81) 81 .6
82) 82 .6
83) 83 .4
84) 84 .3
85) 85 .3
86) 86 .2
87) 87 .2
88) 88 .2
89) 89 .1
90) 90 .2
91) 91 .1
92) 92 .1
93) 93 0
94) 94 0
95) 95 .1
96) 96 0
99) Don't know/Refused 1.8
TOTAL3003100.0
112) Recoded age (RECAGE)
TOTAL%
1) 18-24 12.6
2) 25-34 16.9
3) 35-44 17
4) 45-54 19.7
5) 55-65 15.1
6) 65+ 16.8
9) Don't know/Refused 1.8
TOTAL3003100.0
113) Recoded age for banner (RECAGE2)
TOTAL%
1) 18-29 22.3
2) 30-49 33
3) 50-64 26.1
4) 65+ 16.8
9) Don't know/Refused 1.8
TOTAL3003100.0
114) What is the last grade or class that you completed in school? (EDUC)
TOTAL%
1) None, or grade 1-8 3.8
2) High school incomplete (Grades 9-11) 8.4
3) High school graduate (Grade 12 or GED certificate) 31.3
4) Technical, trade, or vocational school after high school 2.5
5) Some college, associate degree, no 4-year degree 24.5
6) College graduate (B.S., B.A., or other 4-year degree) 17.5
7) Post-graduate training or professional schooling after college (e.g., toward a Master's degree or Ph.D.; law or medical school) 11.4
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) .4
TOTAL3003100.0
115) Recoded education (RECEDUC)
TOTAL%
1) Less than a high school diploma 12.3
2) High school graduate 33.8
3) Some college 24.5
4) College degree 28.9
9) Don't know/Refused .4
TOTAL3003100.0
116) ASK RANDOM ONE HALF-SAMPLE HISP3, OTHER HALF-SAMPLE HISP4 [NOTE: DO NOT SPLIT BY FORM]: Are you of Hispanic, Latino, or Spanish origin [PAUSE] or not? (HISP3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 12.9
2) No 86.4
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) .6
Missing1548 
TOTAL1455100.0
117) ASK RANDOM ONE HALF-SAMPLE HISP3, OTHER HALF-SAMPLE HISP4 [NOTE: DO NOT SPLIT BY FORM]: Are you of Hispanic, Latino, or Spanish origin such as Mexican, Puerto Rican or Cuban? (HISP4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 11.9
2) No 87.4
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) .7
Missing1455 
TOTAL1548100.0
118) Hispanic questions combined (HISPCMB)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 12.4
2) No 87
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) .6
TOTAL3003100.0
119) (FIRST MENTION) Which of the following describes your race? You can select as many as apply. [READ LIST. RECORD UP TO FOUR RESPONSES IN ORDER MENTIONED BUT DO NOT PROBE FOR ADDITIONAL MENTIONS] (RACE1M1)
TOTAL%
1) White 75.7
2) Black of African American 13.4
3) Asian or Asian American 2.3
4) Some other race 6.6
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 2
TOTAL3003100.0
120) (SECOND MENTION) Which of the following describes your race? You can select as many as apply. [READ LIST. RECORD UP TO FOUR RESPONSES IN ORDER MENTIONED BUT DO NOT PROBE FOR ADDITIONAL MENTIONS] (RACE1M2)
TOTAL%
2) Black or African American 35.5
3) Asian or Asian American 17.2
4) Some other race 47.3
Missing2979 
TOTAL24100.0
121) Race questions combined (RACECMB)
TOTAL%
1) White 75
2) Black 13.3
3) Asian 2.3
4) Mixed race .9
5) Some other race 6.6
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 2
TOTAL3003100.0
122) Race/ethnicity (RACETHN)
TOTAL%
1) White, non-Hispanic 69
2) Black, non-Hispanic 11.6
3) Hispanic 12.4
4) Other 6
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 1
TOTAL3003100.0
123) Are you currently married, living with a partner, divorced, separated, widowed, or never been married? [IF R SAYS "SINGLE," PROBE TO DETERMINE WHICH CATEGORY IS APPROPRIATE] (MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Married 51.4
2) Living with a partner 6.2
3) Divorced 10.5
4) Separated 2.5
5) Widowed 7.6
6) Never been married 21.1
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) .8
TOTAL3003100.0
124) How many people, including yourself, live in your household? INTERVIEWER NOTE: HOUSEHOLD MEMBERS INCLUDE PEOPLE WHO THINK OF THIS HOUSEHOLD AS THEIR PRIMARY PLACE OF RESIDENCE, INCLUDING THOSE WHO ARE TEMPORARILY AWAY ON BUSINESS, VACATION, IN A HOSPITAL, OR AWAY AT SCHOOL. THIS INCLUDES INFANTS, CHIDLREN AND ADULTS (HH1)
TOTAL%
1) 1 14.7
2) 2 34.1
3) 3 19.7
4) 4 16.4
5) 5 9.3
6) 6 2.7
7) 7 1.2
8) 8 .4
9) 9 .1
10) 10 .3
15) 15 .1
25) 25 0
99) Don't know/Refused 1.2
TOTAL3003100.0
125) How many of these are adults, age 18 or over, including yourself? (HHADULT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL23442.400.86
126) Number of adults in HH using HH1 and HHADULTS (ADULTS)
TOTAL%
1) 1 19.1
2) 2 54.5
3) 3 or more 26.4
Missing34 
TOTAL2969100.0
127) Last year, that is in 2009, what was your total family income from all sources before taxes? Just stop me when I get to the right category. [READ] (INCOME)
TOTAL%
1) Less than $10,000 6.3
2) $10,000 to under $20,000 8.5
3) $20,000 to under $30,000 10.6
4) $30,000 to under $40,000 9.7
5) $40,000 to under $50,000 8.3
6) $50,000 to under $75,000 13.1
7) $75,000 to under $100,000 11.1
8) $100,000 to under $150,000 9
9) $150,000 or more 6
10) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 17.5
TOTAL3003100.0
128) Are you now registered to vote in your precinct or election district or haven't you been able to register so far? [INSTRUCTION: IF RESPONDENT VOLUNTEERS THAT THEY ARE IN NORTH DAKOTA AND DON'T HAVE TO REGISTER, PUNCH 1 FOR REGIST AND REGICERT] (REGIST)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, registered 78.2
2) No, not registered 21.4
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) .4
TOTAL3003100.0
129) Are you absolutely certain that you are registered to vote, or is there a chance that your registration has lapsed because you moved or for some other reason? (REGICERT)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely certain 94.5
2) Chance registration has lapsed 4.8
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) .7
Missing470 
TOTAL2533100.0
130) In politics today, do you consider yourself a Republican, Democrat, or Independent? (PARTY)
TOTAL%
1) Republican 25.7
2) Democrat 33
3) Independent 34
4) No preference (Vol.) 3.8
5) Other party (Vol.) .3
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 3.3
TOTAL3003100.0
131) As of today do you lean more to the Republican Party or more to the Democratic Party? (PARTYLN)
TOTAL%
1) Republican 32.7
2) Democrat 34.1
9) Other/Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 33.2
Missing1834 
TOTAL1169100.0
132) In general, would you describe your political views as very conservative, conservative, moderate, liberal, or very liberal? (IDEO)
TOTAL%
1) Very conservative 6.6
2) Conservative 31.6
3) Moderate 34.9
4) Liberal 15.1
5) Very liberal 5.3
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 6.4
TOTAL3003100.0
133) Are you currently a citizen of the United States, or not? (CITIZEN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 94.6
2) No 5.1
9) Don't know/Refused .3
TOTAL3003100.0
134) Were you born in the United States or in another country? (USBORN1A)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, born in U.S. 94.5
2) No, some other country 5.3
4) Other U.S. territories (includes Guam, Samoa, U.S. Virgin Islands) (Vol.) 0
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) .2
Missing249 
TOTAL2754100.0
135) Were both of your parents born in the United States, or not? (USBORN2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, both parents born in U.S. 92.5
2) No, one or both parents born in another country 7.4
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) .1
Missing390 
TOTAL2613100.0
136) Now I want to ask you about you and your family's heritage. Are you Mexican, Puerto Rican, Cuban, Dominican, Salvadoran, or are you and your ancestors from another country? [IF ANOTHER COUNTRY, CODE AS OTHER AND ASK: What country is that? RECORD VERBATIM RESPONSE] [ACCEPT ONE ANSWER. IF MORE THAN ONE ANSWER GIVEN, ASK: Which do you identify more with?] (ANCESTRY)
TOTAL%
1) Mexican (Mexico) 51.7
2) Puerto Rican (Puerto Rico) 10
3) Cuban (Cuba) 2.7
4) Dominican (the Dominican Republic) 4.6
5) Salvadoran (El Salvador) 5.2
6) Other (SPECIFY/RECORD VERBATIM RESPONSE) 22.8
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 3.2
Missing2754 
TOTAL249100.0
137) Were you born on the island of Puerto Rico, in the United States, or in another country? (BRTHHISP)
TOTAL%
1) Puerto Rico 3.5
2) U.S. 50.2
3) Another country 45.1
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 1.2
Missing2754 
TOTAL249100.0
138) Was your mother born on the island of Puerto Rico, in the United States, or in another country? (MTHRHISP)
TOTAL%
1) Puerto Rico 5.4
2) U.S. 55.4
3) Another country 37.2
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 2.1
Missing2867 
TOTAL136100.0
139) Was your father born on the island of Puerto Rico, in the United States, or in another country? (FTHRHISP)
TOTAL%
1) Puerto Rico 10.9
2) U.S. 49
3) Another country 38.8
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 1.3
Missing2867 
TOTAL136100.0
140) Immigrant generation (USGEN)
TOTAL%
1) 1st generation 10.7
2) 2st generation 9.7
3) 3rd+ generation 79.1
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) .5
TOTAL3003100.0
141) How many children have you ever had? Please count all biological children who were born alive at any time in your life. [INTERVIEWER: IF R ASKS WHETHER ADOPTED CHILDREN OR STEPCHILDREN SOULD BE INCLUDED, SAY "No, we're asking you only to count all your biological children who were born alive at any time in your life."] (FERT)
TOTAL%
0) 0 28.7
1) 1 13.2
2) 2 26.9
3) 3 17.4
4) 4 6.7
5) 5 2.8
6) 6 1.6
7) 7 .6
8) 8 .5
9) 9 .3
10) 10 .1
12) 12 .1
13) 13 0
14) 14 0
25) 25 0
99) Don't know/Refused .9
TOTAL3003100.0
142) Now thinking about your telephone use. Do you have a working cell phone? (RCELL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, have cell phone 68.2
2) No, do not 31.2
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) .6
Missing1001 
TOTAL2002100.0
143) Does anyone in your household have a working cell phone? (HHCELL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, someone in household has cell phone 46.6
2) No 50.2
9) Don't know Refused 3.1
Missing2695 
TOTAL308100.0
144) Now thinking about your telephone use. Is there at least one telephone inside your home that is currently working and is not a cell phone? (HOMEPHNE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes home telephone 38.5
2) No home telephone 61
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) .5
Missing2002 
TOTAL1001100.0
145) Of all the telephone calls that you receive, do you get [READ AND RANDOMIZE OPTIONS 1 AND 3 KEEP 2 ALWAYS IN THE MIDDLE]? (CALLS)
TOTAL%
1) All or almost all calls on a cell phone 17.9
2) Some on a cell phone and some on a regular home phone 35.4
3) All or almost all calls on a regular home phone 45.9
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) .8
Missing2635 
TOTAL368100.0
146) Now thinking about all the people in your household, including yourself, of all the telephone calls that your household receives, are [READ AND RANDOMIZE OPTIONS 1 AND 3 KEEP 2 ALWAYS IN THE MIDDLE]? (HHCALLS)
TOTAL%
1) All or almost all calls on a cell phone 26
2) Some on a cell phone and some on a regular home phone 46.3
3) All or almost all calls on a regular home phone 26
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 1.6
Missing1150 
TOTAL1853100.0
147) We'd like to send you $5 for your time. Can I please have your full name and a mailing address where we can send you the money? (MONEY)
TOTAL%
1) Respondent wants money 63.6
9) Respondent does not want the money (Vol.) 36.4
Missing2499 
TOTAL504100.0
148) If you would like to be reimbursed for your cell phone minutes, we can send you $5. I will need your full name and a mailing address where we can send you the money? (MONEY2)
TOTAL%
1) Respondent wants money 44.7
9) Respondent does not want the money (Vol.) 55.3
Missing2506 
TOTAL497100.0
149) Household phone use by call type (PHONEUSE)
TOTAL%
1) Landline only 11.2
2) Dual/few, some cell 47.2
3) Dual/most cell 16
4) Cell phone only 24.9
5) Landline, don't know if cell .5
6) Cell, don't know if land line .2
TOTAL3003100.0
150) Weight for landline sample (LLWEIGHT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL20025.853.36
151) Weight for landline sample plus cell phone only (COWEIGHT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL24334.491.82
152) Final weight (WEIGHT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL30033.6432.051
153) What is your age? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-AGE)
TOTAL%
1) 18 to 24 years old 12.9
2) 25 to 34 years old 17.2
3) 35 to 44 years old 17.4
4) 45 to 54 years old 20.1
5) 55 to 64 years old 15.4
6) 65 years and older 17.1
Missing57 
TOTAL2946100.0
154) 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 13.9
2) Once a week 24.9
3) Once or twice a month 14.5
4) A few times a year 20.3
5) Seldom 15.5
6) Never 10.9
Missing43 
TOTAL2960100.0
155) Race/ethnicity (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-RACE)
TOTAL%
1) White, non-Hispanic 69.7
2) Black, non-Hispanic 11.7
3) Hispanic 12.5
4) Other 6
Missing30 
TOTAL2973100.0
156) What is the last grade or class that you completed in school? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-EDUC)
TOTAL%
2) Less than a high school diploma 12.3
3) High school graduate (Grade 12 or GED certificate) 31.4
4) Technical, trade, or vocational school after high school or some college 27.2
6) College graduate (B.S., B.A., orother 4-year degree) 17.6
7) Post-graduate training or professional schooling after college (e.g., toward a Master's degree or Ph.D.; law or medical school) 11.4
Missing17 
TOTAL2986100.0
157) Respondent's sex (for use with online analysis) (I-SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Male 48.1
2) Female 51.9
TOTAL3003100.0
158) What is your present religion, if any? Are you Protestant, Roman Catholic, Mormon, Orthodox such as Greek or Russian Orthodox, Jewish, Muslim, Buddhist, Hindu, atheist, agnostic, something else, or nothing in particular? [INTERVIEWER; IF R VOLUNTEERS "nothing in particular, none, no religion, etc." BEFORE REACHING END OF LIST, PROMPT WITH: And would you say that's atheist, agnostic, or just nothing in particular?] (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-RELIGION)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant (Baptist, Methodist, Non-denominational, Lutheran, Presbyterian, Pentecostal, Episcopalian, Reformed, Church of Christ, Jehovah's Witness, etc.) 43.1
2) Roman Catholic (Catholic) 23.5
3) Other 7.6
4) Atheist or agnostic 4.7
5) Nothing in particular 12.4
6) Christian (Vol.) 8.8
Missing66 
TOTAL2937100.0
159) In general, would you describe your political views as very conservative, conservative, moderate, liberal, or very liberal? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-POLITICS)
TOTAL%
1) Very conservative 7
2) Conservative 33.8
3) Moderate 37.3
4) Liberal 16.2
5) Very liberal 5.7
Missing164 
TOTAL2839100.0