Religion and America's Role in the World

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) Hello, my name is (caller name). I'm calling for National Opinion surveys and (calling house name). I would like to ask you a few questions concerning the problems facing our nation, state, and local communities. I am NOT selling you anything, and I will NOT ask you for a donation. Since this is a scientific survey, we need a balance of men and women. May I speak to the youngest man, over age 18, who is at home right now? (if no male) Okay, may I speak to the youngest woman, over age 18, who is at home right now? (GENDER)
TOTAL%
1) Male65746.9
2) Female74353.1
TOTAL1400100.0
2) The year the respondent was born(for young evangelical over sample, terminate call if age is not between 1979-1990) (AGE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL14001942.305203
3) What is your religious preference? Are you Protestant, Roman Catholic, Jewish, Muslim or some other religion, or don't you have a religious preference? (RELIG1A)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant (such as Baptist, Methodist, Presbyterian, Lutheran)70650.4
2) Roman Catholic20714.8
3) Jewish231.6
4) Muslim/Islam30.2
5) Mormon120.9
6) Orthodox Church (Greek, Russian, etc.)30.2
7) Other Christian religion20814.9
8) Other religion (not Christian)483.4
9) No preference/Atheist/Agnostic16211.6
10) Don't know/refused282.0
TOTAL1400100.0
4) (Asked only of those respondents who have Protestant or other Christian religious preference in RELIG1A) When it comes to your religious identity, would you say you are a fundamentalist, evangelical, charismatic, Pentecostal, mainline, liberal Protestant, or do none of these describe you? (RELIGSID)
TOTAL%
1) Fundamentalist657.1
2) Evangelical19421.2
3) Charismatic262.8
4) Pentecostal687.4
5) Mainline788.5
6) Liberal9210.1
7) None31033.9
8) Other525.7
9) Don't know/refused293.2
Missing486 
TOTAL914100.0
5) (Only asked if Protestant, Catholic, Mormon, Orthodox, other Christian, other, or don't know) Would you consider yourself a born-again Christian, or not? (BORNAGIN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes75762.5
2) No42134.7
3) Don't know/ refused342.8
Missing188 
TOTAL1212100.0
6) Are you registered to vote at this address? (ADDRESS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes124689.0
2) No15010.7
3) Don't know/refused40.3
TOTAL1400100.0
7) Thinking internationally, what do you believe is the biggest problem facing the world today(see note 1 on the ARDA summary page)? (INTCOE1)
TOTAL%
1) Declining U.S economy/global economy/trade16611.9
2) Gas prices332.4
3) Debt/cost of living/jobs282.0
4) Illegal immigration90.6
5) Other economic issues60.4
6) Foreign oil/domestic oil/oil dependency473.4
7) Food/clean water/overpopulation513.6
8) Global warming/pollution513.6
9) Other natural resources problems302.1
10) Heads of State/governments (international)151.1
11) American politics/Bush/Democrats/Republicans372.6
12) Corruption80.6
13) Other governance/government problems60.4
14) War/Iraq/Afghanistan18413.1
15) International intervention/cooperation between countries/NATO/United Nations171.2
16) Genocide/Darfur/Sudan10.1
17) Need peace/world peace (general)211.5
18) Terrorism17412.4
19) Nuclear proliferation/Iran141.0
20) Crime130.9
21) Other violence/international conflict120.9
22) Poverty745.3
23) AIDS/HIV60.4
24) Healthcare/health/medical care (general)141.0
25) Other health issues/diseases60.4
26) Lack of faith/Jesus/God/Sins/Satan463.3
27) Religious extremists/militant Islam292.1
28) Selfishness/intolerance/greed/hatred755.4
29) Abortion60.4
31) Other moral issues/lack of morals/family values (general)392.8
32) Other1047.4
33) No answer/don't know/refused453.2
40) Energy issues332.4
TOTAL1400100.0
8) Thinking internationally, what do you believe is the biggest problem facing the world today(see note 1 on the ARDA summary page)? (INTCOE2)
TOTAL%
1) Declining U.S economy/global economy/trade148.4
2) Gas prices2213.3
3) Debt/cost of living/jobs127.2
4) Illegal immigration21.2
5) Other economic issues21.2
6) Foreign oil/domestic oil/oil dependency53.0
7) Food/clean water/overpopulation53.0
8) Global warming/pollution10.6
9) Other natural resources problems42.4
10) Heads of State/governments (international)31.8
11) American politics/Bush/Democrats/Republicans31.8
12) Corruption21.2
13) Other governance/government problems21.2
14) War/Iraq/Afghanistan2313.9
16) Genocide/Darfur/Sudan21.2
17) Need peace/world peace (general)21.2
18) Terrorism106.0
19) Nuclear proliferation/Iran31.8
20) Crime31.8
21) Other violence/international conflict31.8
22) Poverty127.2
23) AIDS/HIV10.6
24) Healthcare/health/medical care (general)63.6
25) Other health issues/diseases42.4
26) Lack of faith/Jesus/God/Sins/Satan53.0
27) Religious extremists/militant Islam53.0
28) Selfishness/intolerance/greed/hatred10.6
30) Homosexuality10.6
31) Other moral issues/lack of morals/family values (general)10.6
40) Energy issues74.2
Missing1234 
TOTAL166100.0
9) Thinking internationally, what do you believe is the biggest problem facing the world today(see note 1 on the ARDA summary page)? (INTCOE3)
TOTAL%
1) Declining U.S economy/global economy/trade25.6
2) Gas prices38.3
3) Debt/cost of living/jobs616.7
4) Illegal immigration25.6
5) Other economic issues12.8
6) Foreign oil/domestic oil/oil dependency12.8
7) Food/clean water/overpopulation12.8
9) Other natural resources problems12.8
10) Heads of State/governments (international)12.8
11) American politics/Bush/Democrats/Republicans12.8
13) Other governance/government problems12.8
14) War/Iraq/Afghanistan513.9
16) Genocide/Darfur/Sudan12.8
20) Crime12.8
21) Other violence/international conflict25.6
22) Poverty25.6
24) Healthcare/health/medical care (general)12.8
26) Lack of faith/Jesus/God/Sins/Satan12.8
27) Religious extremists/militant Islam12.8
28) Selfishness/intolerance/greed/hatred12.8
31) Other moral issues/lack of morals/family values (general)12.8
Missing1364 
TOTAL36100.0
10) Thinking about recent United States relations with the rest of the world, would you say things are going in the right direction, or do you feel they have gotten pretty seriously off on the wrong track? (INTDIREC)
TOTAL%
1) Right direction37827.0
2) Wrong track92566.1
3) Don't know/refused976.9
TOTAL1400100.0
11) Now, I'd like to rate your feelings toward some people and organizations, with one hundred meaning a very warm, favorable feeling; zero meaning a very cold, unfavorable feeling; and fifty meaning not particularly warm or cold. You can use any number from zero to one hundred, the higher the number the more favorable your feelings are toward that person or organization. If you have no opinion or never heard of that person or organization, please say so: George W. Bush (split-A- half sample). (FEELBUSH)
TOTAL%
0) 015722.8
1) 1152.2
2) 2131.9
3) 310.1
4) 430.4
5) 5131.9
6) 610.1
7) 710.1
8) 820.3
10) 10405.8
12) 1220.3
15) 1540.6
20) 20243.5
25) 25182.6
26) 2610.1
29) 2910.1
30) 30192.8
35) 3581.2
39) 3910.1
40) 40202.9
42) 4210.1
45) 4550.7
49) 4930.4
50) 507010.1
55) 5550.7
60) 60263.8
62) 6210.1
65) 65142.0
70) 70273.9
71) 7110.1
72) 7210.1
75) 75415.9
78) 7810.1
79) 7910.1
80) 80344.9
85) 85142.0
88) 8810.1
90) 90304.3
95) 9591.3
98) 9830.4
99) 9940.6
100) 100415.9
101) Don't know/refused/no opinion131.9
Missing710 
TOTAL690100.0
12) Now, I'd like to rate your feelings toward some people and organizations, with one hundred meaning a very warm, favorable feeling; zero meaning a very cold, unfavorable feeling; and fifty meaning not particularly warm or cold. You can use any number from zero to one hundred, the higher the number the more favorable your feelings are toward that person or organization. If you have no opinion or never heard of that person or organization, please say so: pro-life, anti-abortion groups (split B- half sample). (FEELPROL)
TOTAL%
0) 09313.1
1) 181.1
2) 271.0
3) 310.1
5) 5111.5
7) 710.1
8) 810.1
9) 910.1
10) 10233.2
15) 1530.4
20) 20283.9
25) 25223.1
30) 30162.3
35) 3540.6
40) 40121.7
45) 4550.7
50) 5011015.5
51) 5110.1
55) 5520.3
60) 60283.9
62) 6210.1
65) 6530.4
67) 6710.1
70) 70233.2
75) 75354.9
77) 7710.1
80) 80344.8
85) 8581.1
86) 8610.1
90) 90283.9
95) 9571.0
99) 9940.6
100) 10014620.6
101) Don't know/refused/no opinion415.8
Missing690 
TOTAL710100.0
13) Environmental groups (split A- half sample) (FEELENV)
TOTAL%
0) 0446.4
1) 140.6
2) 230.4
3) 320.3
4) 430.4
5) 550.7
6) 630.4
7) 730.4
9) 910.1
10) 10202.9
15) 1550.7
20) 20182.6
22) 2210.1
25) 25121.7
30) 30202.9
35) 3550.7
40) 40314.5
42) 4210.1
43) 4310.1
45) 4550.7
48) 4810.1
49) 4910.1
50) 5015222.0
55) 5510.1
60) 60487.0
64) 6410.1
65) 6581.2
66) 6610.1
67) 6710.1
70) 70375.4
72) 7210.1
75) 75629.0
76) 7620.3
79) 7920.3
80) 80456.5
83) 8310.1
85) 85121.7
90) 90344.9
95) 95121.7
98) 9810.1
99) 9940.6
100) 100466.7
101) Don't know/refused/no opinion304.3
Missing710 
TOTAL690100.0
14) Pro-choice groups (split A- half sample) (FEELPROC)
TOTAL%
0) 011917.2
1) 1142.0
2) 240.6
3) 320.3
5) 5111.6
7) 710.1
8) 820.3
10) 10284.1
11) 1110.1
15) 1560.9
20) 20152.2
25) 25172.5
26) 2610.1
27) 2710.1
28) 2810.1
30) 30223.2
35) 3520.3
37) 3710.1
40) 40213.0
45) 4560.9
50) 5012618.3
55) 5510.1
60) 60253.6
65) 6581.2
68) 6810.1
70) 70152.2
75) 75273.9
76) 7610.1
80) 80355.1
85) 8540.6
86) 8610.1
90) 90304.3
94) 9410.1
95) 9581.2
96) 9610.1
99) 9940.6
100) 100639.1
101) Don't know/refused/no opinion649.3
Missing710 
TOTAL690100.0
15) James Dobson (split B- half sample) (FEELDOBS)
TOTAL%
0) 0476.6
1) 150.7
2) 250.7
3) 310.1
5) 550.7
7) 710.1
9) 910.1
10) 10121.7
15) 1510.1
20) 20131.8
22) 2210.1
25) 25142.0
30) 3091.3
35) 3510.1
39) 3910.1
40) 40162.3
45) 4530.4
50) 507310.3
53) 5310.1
55) 5520.3
59) 5910.1
60) 6071.0
62) 6210.1
65) 6540.6
70) 70142.0
75) 75202.8
80) 80142.0
85) 8560.8
88) 8820.3
90) 90253.5
95) 9581.1
98) 9810.1
99) 9920.3
100) 100415.8
101) Don't know/refused/no opinion35249.6
Missing690 
TOTAL710100.0
16) Gays and Lesbians (split B- half sample) (FEELGL)
TOTAL%
0) 012417.5
1) 1142.0
2) 250.7
3) 320.3
5) 581.1
8) 810.1
10) 10223.1
15) 1581.1
20) 20182.5
25) 25182.5
27) 2710.1
30) 30121.7
35) 3530.4
40) 40111.5
42) 4210.1
45) 4530.4
49) 4920.3
50) 5016923.8
55) 5540.6
60) 60213.0
65) 6540.6
70) 70162.3
75) 75304.2
76) 7610.1
78) 7810.1
80) 80192.7
85) 8550.7
89) 8910.1
90) 90273.8
94) 9410.1
95) 9571.0
97) 9710.1
98) 9820.3
99) 9920.3
100) 1007310.3
101) Don't know/refused/no opinion7310.3
Missing690 
TOTAL710100.0
17) Barack Obama (split B- half sample) (FEELOBAM)
TOTAL%
0) 010614.9
1) 1121.7
2) 260.8
3) 330.4
4) 410.1
5) 5142.0
7) 720.3
8) 810.1
10) 10324.5
15) 15101.4
16) 1610.1
20) 20182.5
22) 2210.1
25) 25334.6
30) 30172.4
32) 3210.1
35) 3591.3
40) 40142.0
45) 4560.8
48) 4810.1
49) 4910.1
50) 507811.0
51) 5110.1
52) 5210.1
55) 5550.7
60) 60243.4
61) 6110.1
65) 6560.8
67) 6710.1
70) 70233.2
75) 75405.6
77) 7710.1
80) 80273.8
85) 85152.1
88) 8810.1
89) 8920.3
90) 90517.2
92) 9210.1
95) 95162.3
97) 9710.1
98) 9810.1
99) 9950.7
100) 1009913.9
101) Don't know/refused/no opinion213.0
Missing690 
TOTAL710100.0
18) John McCain (split A- half sample) (FEELMCCA)
TOTAL%
0) 08412.2
1) 1121.7
2) 250.7
3) 330.4
4) 420.3
5) 5131.9
6) 620.3
7) 710.1
8) 820.3
9) 910.1
10) 10131.9
12) 1210.1
13) 1310.1
15) 1591.3
16) 1610.1
20) 20253.6
22) 2210.1
25) 25162.3
30) 30314.5
33) 3310.1
35) 3550.7
40) 40172.5
45) 4560.9
50) 507811.3
51) 5110.1
55) 5550.7
58) 5810.1
59) 5910.1
60) 60395.7
65) 65111.6
70) 70355.1
75) 75527.5
80) 80446.4
82) 8220.3
85) 85162.3
86) 8610.1
88) 8830.4
90) 90375.4
93) 9310.1
95) 95172.5
98) 9850.7
99) 9930.4
100) 100689.9
101) Don't know/refused/no opinion182.6
Missing710 
TOTAL690100.0
19) Rick Warren (split A- half sample) (FEELWRRN)
TOTAL%
0) 0385.5
1) 120.3
2) 220.3
4) 420.3
5) 520.3
8) 820.3
10) 1081.2
15) 1520.3
16) 1610.1
20) 2081.2
25) 2540.6
30) 3040.6
35) 3520.3
40) 40131.9
42) 4210.1
45) 4520.3
50) 50588.4
55) 5520.3
59) 5910.1
60) 60101.4
65) 6530.4
68) 6810.1
70) 70162.3
75) 75162.3
80) 80131.9
85) 85101.4
90) 90121.7
95) 9550.7
96) 9610.1
98) 9810.1
100) 100213.0
101) Don't know/refused/no opinion42761.9
Missing710 
TOTAL690100.0
20) The Republican Party (split A- half sample) (FEELREP)
TOTAL%
0) 09613.9
1) 1111.6
2) 2101.4
3) 320.3
4) 420.3
5) 5111.6
6) 610.1
7) 710.1
8) 810.1
10) 10294.2
14) 1410.1
15) 1581.2
18) 1810.1
20) 20284.1
22) 2210.1
25) 25182.6
30) 30263.8
31) 3110.1
32) 3210.1
35) 3530.4
40) 40131.9
42) 4210.1
45) 4550.7
50) 5012017.4
52) 5210.1
55) 5510.1
58) 5810.1
59) 5910.1
60) 60304.3
65) 65101.4
66) 6610.1
67) 6710.1
70) 70233.3
74) 7410.1
75) 75507.2
77) 7710.1
80) 80476.8
85) 85101.4
88) 8810.1
90) 90375.4
95) 9571.0
99) 9910.1
100) 100598.6
101) Don't know/refused/no opinion162.3
Missing710 
TOTAL690100.0
21) The Democratic Party (split B- half sample) (FEELDEM)
TOTAL%
0) 08311.7
1) 191.3
2) 240.6
3) 340.6
5) 5121.7
6) 610.1
7) 710.1
10) 10314.4
12) 1210.1
15) 1530.4
20) 20202.8
25) 25334.6
30) 30294.1
31) 3110.1
32) 3210.1
35) 3560.8
40) 40233.2
42) 4210.1
45) 4581.1
50) 5011416.1
51) 5130.4
55) 5540.6
60) 60273.8
65) 6560.8
67) 6720.3
70) 70202.8
75) 75578.0
76) 7610.1
78) 7810.1
80) 80486.8
81) 8110.1
85) 85121.7
90) 90243.4
95) 9550.7
98) 9810.1
99) 9930.4
100) 1007610.7
101) Don't know/refused/no opinion344.8
Missing690 
TOTAL710100.0
22) The United Nations (all respondents were asked about this item) (FEELUN)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL140053.58631
23) The Christian Conservative Movement (split A- half sample) (FEELCCM)
TOTAL%
0) 0639.1
1) 150.7
2) 271.0
3) 340.6
4) 410.1
5) 5101.4
6) 620.3
7) 730.4
10) 10192.8
15) 1520.3
18) 1810.1
20) 20213.0
25) 25192.8
27) 2710.1
30) 30213.0
35) 3540.6
40) 40284.1
42) 4210.1
45) 4520.3
50) 5010214.8
55) 5560.9
60) 60263.8
64) 6410.1
65) 6560.9
66) 6610.1
70) 70192.8
74) 7410.1
75) 75304.3
76) 7610.1
78) 7810.1
80) 80395.7
85) 8581.2
89) 8920.3
90) 90314.5
95) 95131.9
99) 9910.1
100) 100608.7
101) Don't know/refused/no opinion12818.6
Missing710 
TOTAL690100.0
24) Muslims (split B- half sample) (FEELMSLM)
TOTAL%
0) 09112.8
1) 1101.4
2) 240.6
3) 310.1
5) 5111.5
8) 810.1
9) 910.1
10) 10294.1
12) 1220.3
14) 1410.1
15) 1581.1
20) 20192.7
25) 25253.5
30) 30121.7
34) 3410.1
35) 3530.4
40) 40152.1
41) 4110.1
45) 4530.4
50) 5020328.6
55) 5520.3
60) 60152.1
65) 6510.1
70) 70182.5
75) 75385.4
80) 80314.4
85) 8571.0
87) 8710.1
90) 90152.1
98) 9810.1
99) 9910.1
100) 100263.7
101) Don't know/refused/no opinion11315.9
Missing690 
TOTAL710100.0
25) Evangelical Christians (split B- half sample) (FEELEVAN)
TOTAL%
0) 0354.9
1) 130.4
2) 210.1
3) 340.6
5) 581.1
10) 10213.0
13) 1310.1
15) 1581.1
20) 20223.1
23) 2310.1
25) 25142.0
30) 30162.3
35) 3520.3
40) 40243.4
42) 4210.1
45) 4581.1
49) 4910.1
50) 5012918.2
51) 5110.1
55) 5530.4
60) 60273.8
65) 6540.6
70) 70192.7
74) 7410.1
75) 75425.9
77) 7710.1
79) 7920.3
80) 80436.1
83) 8310.1
85) 85111.5
90) 90415.8
95) 95172.4
98) 9820.3
99) 9930.4
100) 1009713.7
101) Don't know/refused/no opinion9613.5
Missing690 
TOTAL710100.0
26) Pope Benedict the Sixteenth (split A- half sample) (FEELPOPE)
TOTAL%
0) 0497.1
1) 130.4
2) 210.1
3) 320.3
4) 410.1
5) 5101.4
7) 720.3
8) 810.1
10) 10162.3
15) 1560.9
16) 1610.1
20) 20172.5
22) 2210.1
25) 25131.9
30) 30131.9
35) 3510.1
39) 3910.1
40) 40142.0
45) 4560.9
50) 5015422.3
51) 5110.1
60) 60314.5
62) 6210.1
65) 6581.2
67) 6710.1
70) 70253.6
75) 75405.8
76) 7610.1
80) 80344.9
85) 85101.4
86) 8610.1
88) 8810.1
89) 8910.1
90) 90375.4
95) 9550.7
98) 9810.1
99) 9930.4
100) 100436.2
101) Don't know/refused/no opinion13419.4
Missing710 
TOTAL690100.0
27) Joel Osteen (split A- half sample) (FEELOSTN)
TOTAL%
0) 0415.9
1) 120.3
2) 250.7
3) 310.1
4) 410.1
5) 571.0
7) 710.1
8) 820.3
9) 920.3
10) 10101.4
12) 1210.1
15) 1571.0
16) 1610.1
20) 20131.9
25) 25121.7
30) 30111.6
35) 3510.1
36) 3610.1
40) 4060.9
42) 4210.1
44) 4410.1
45) 4540.6
50) 50679.7
55) 5520.3
56) 5610.1
60) 60111.6
65) 6540.6
66) 6620.3
69) 6910.1
70) 7081.2
75) 75172.5
80) 80101.4
85) 8540.6
89) 8910.1
90) 90101.4
95) 9520.3
99) 9920.3
100) 100263.8
101) Don't know/refused/no opinion39156.7
Missing710 
TOTAL690100.0
28) Al Gore (split B- half sample) (FEELGORE)
TOTAL%
0) 010014.1
1) 1131.8
2) 2101.4
3) 330.4
4) 410.1
5) 5131.8
6) 610.1
8) 820.3
10) 10213.0
12) 1210.1
15) 1530.4
20) 20304.2
22) 2210.1
25) 25283.9
30) 30294.1
31) 3110.1
35) 3520.3
40) 40314.4
42) 4210.1
45) 4560.8
50) 5010314.5
54) 5420.3
55) 5540.6
60) 60283.9
65) 6581.1
70) 70334.6
75) 75436.1
80) 80354.9
85) 85142.0
89) 8910.1
90) 90365.1
93) 9310.1
95) 95131.8
98) 9850.7
99) 9910.1
100) 100507.0
101) Don't know/refused/no opinion365.1
Missing690 
TOTAL710100.0
29) Bono (split B- half sample) (FEELBONO)
TOTAL%
0) 0446.2
1) 150.7
2) 240.6
4) 410.1
5) 5111.5
6) 610.1
10) 10142.0
15) 1530.4
20) 20101.4
25) 2540.6
30) 3071.0
35) 3530.4
40) 4091.3
45) 4540.6
50) 509513.4
55) 5540.6
57) 5710.1
60) 60182.5
61) 6110.1
65) 6550.7
68) 6810.1
70) 70152.1
75) 75354.9
80) 80253.5
85) 8550.7
87) 8710.1
88) 8810.1
90) 90213.0
95) 95111.5
98) 9810.1
99) 9930.4
100) 100344.8
101) Don't know/refused/no opinion31344.1
Missing690 
TOTAL710100.0
30) The Dalai Lama (split A- half sample) (FEELLAMA)
TOTAL%
0) 0639.1
1) 150.7
2) 230.4
3) 320.3
4) 410.1
5) 530.4
6) 620.3
8) 810.1
9) 910.1
10) 10142.0
15) 1550.7
20) 20152.2
25) 2581.2
30) 3091.3
33) 3310.1
35) 3520.3
40) 40152.2
45) 4510.1
46) 4610.1
50) 5013319.3
55) 5520.3
60) 60263.8
64) 6410.1
65) 6540.6
66) 6610.1
69) 6910.1
70) 70263.8
71) 7110.1
75) 75375.4
76) 7610.1
80) 80314.5
81) 8110.1
85) 85131.9
88) 8810.1
90) 90344.9
95) 9581.2
97) 9710.1
99) 9920.3
100) 100456.5
101) Don't know/refused/no opinion16924.5
Missing710 
TOTAL690100.0
31) Franklin Graham (split B- half sample) (FEELGRHM)
TOTAL%
0) 0192.7
1) 140.6
2) 230.4
3) 310.1
5) 530.4
7) 710.1
10) 1060.8
13) 1310.1
15) 1540.6
20) 2091.3
25) 2560.8
30) 3040.6
32) 3210.1
35) 3510.1
40) 4060.8
45) 4520.3
50) 50618.6
55) 5510.1
60) 60131.8
61) 6110.1
65) 6510.1
68) 6820.3
70) 7060.8
75) 75192.7
80) 80152.1
85) 8540.6
90) 90233.2
95) 95121.7
97) 9710.1
98) 9830.4
99) 9910.1
100) 100425.9
101) Don't know/refused/no opinion43461.1
Missing690 
TOTAL710100.0
32) Sarah Palin (split A- half sample) (FEELPALN)
TOTAL%
0) 08312.0
1) 1111.6
2) 2142.0
3) 340.6
5) 5152.2
6) 610.1
10) 10202.9
11) 1110.1
12) 1210.1
15) 1540.6
16) 1610.1
20) 20182.6
22) 2210.1
25) 25111.6
30) 30172.5
35) 3560.9
40) 4071.0
45) 4540.6
50) 507611.0
54) 5410.1
55) 5530.4
60) 60162.3
62) 6210.1
65) 6560.9
69) 6910.1
70) 70253.6
75) 75375.4
79) 7910.1
80) 80497.1
85) 85121.7
87) 8710.1
88) 8810.1
90) 90578.3
92) 9210.1
95) 95233.3
99) 9981.2
100) 100689.9
101) Don't know/refused/no opinion8412.2
Missing710 
TOTAL690100.0
33) Joe Biden (split B- half sample) (FEELBIDN)
TOTAL%
0) 0628.7
1) 1121.7
2) 230.4
3) 320.3
5) 591.3
7) 710.1
8) 810.1
9) 910.1
10) 10233.2
12) 1220.3
15) 1571.0
20) 20233.2
22) 2210.1
23) 2310.1
25) 25223.1
28) 2810.1
30) 30182.5
31) 3110.1
32) 3210.1
35) 3571.0
40) 40213.0
45) 4560.8
50) 5011115.6
55) 5520.3
56) 5610.1
60) 60233.2
62) 6210.1
65) 6550.7
70) 70253.5
75) 75334.6
77) 7710.1
80) 80314.4
82) 8210.1
85) 85182.5
87) 8710.1
89) 8910.1
90) 90223.1
95) 95142.0
98) 9820.3
99) 9910.1
100) 100405.6
101) Don't know/refused/no opinion15221.4
Missing690 
TOTAL710100.0
34) I know it is a long way off, but thinking about the elections this year, if the election for president were held today and the candidates were: (rotate candidate names) Democrat Barack Obama and Rebulican John McCain, for whom would you vote, John McCain or Barack Obama? (PRES08A)
TOTAL%
1) Democrat Barack Obama55139.4
2) Republican John McCain64446.0
3) Undecided1339.5
4) Other candidate392.8
5) Refused332.4
TOTAL1400100.0
35) Well, if the election were held today and you had to decide right now, to which candidate would you lean (rotate candidates) Democrat Barack Obama, Republican John McCain? (asked if undecided or refused to answer previous question) (PRES08B)
TOTAL%
1) Democrat Barack Obama5231.3
2) Republican John McCain4728.3
3) Undecided3118.7
4) Other candidate148.4
5) Refused2213.3
Missing1234 
TOTAL166100.0
36) Which candidate for President do you think is more religious (rotate candidate names)- Democrat Barack Obama or Republican John McCain? (RELIGCAN)
TOTAL%
1) Democrat Barack Obama36826.3
2) Republican John McCain49635.4
3) Equally religious18813.4
4) Don't know/refused34824.9
TOTAL1400100.0
37) How closely do you follow international relations and the foreign affairs of the United States? Do you follow them very closely, somewhat closely, not very closely, or not at all closely? (EVENTS)
TOTAL%
1) Very closely33724.1
2) Somewhat closely72751.9
3) Not very closely25218.0
4) Not at all closely795.6
5) Don't know/refused50.4
TOTAL1400100.0
38) Please rate whether you believe the United States has a negative or positive presence in the world on a scale of one to ten, where one is a very negative presence in the world and ten is a very positive presence in the world (the order of this variable, POSPRES and the next variable, ISOLATE3, were rotated). (POSPRES)
TOTAL%
1) Very negative presence936.6
2) 755.4
3) 1359.6
4) 1218.6
5) 25218.0
6) 1379.8
7) 18713.4
8) 16411.7
9) 755.4
10) Very positive presence1339.5
11) Don't know/refused282.0
TOTAL1400100.0
39) On a scale of one to ten, how actively engaged in world affairs should the United States be, where one is a not engaged at all and ten is very actively engaged in world affairs (the order of this variable, ISOLATE3, and the previous variable, POSPRES, were rotated)? (ISOLATE3)
TOTAL%
1) Very negative presence282.0
2) 241.7
3) 322.3
4) 584.1
5) 23516.8
6) 1269.0
7) 22916.4
8) 26619.0
9) 936.6
10) Very positive presence29320.9
11) Don't know/refused161.1
TOTAL1400100.0
40) Please tell me whether you agree or disagree with the following statement (split A- half sample): The United States has a moral obligation to take a leadership role in world affairs. Do you agree or disagree with that statement (said only if necessary)? Do you STRONGLY (agree/disagree) or SOMEWHAT (agree/disagree)? (MORALOB1)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree23133.5
2) Somewhat agree22833.0
3) Somewhat disagree13319.3
4) Strongly disagree7410.7
5) Don't know/refused243.5
Missing710 
TOTAL690100.0
41) Please tell me whether you agree or disagree with the following statement (split B- half sample): The United States has a responsibility to take a leadership role in world affairs. Do you agree or disagree with that statement (said only if necessary)? Do you STRONGLY (agree/disagree) or SOMEWHAT (agree/disagree)? (MORALOB2)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree30643.1
2) Somewhat agree22531.7
3) Somewhat disagree12117.0
4) Strongly disagree446.2
5) Don't know/refused142.0
Missing690 
TOTAL710100.0
42) Now I am going to read you some statements about United States policies. Please indicate whether the first statement or the second statement comes closer to your own views, even if neither is exactly right (rotate statements): We need to start reducing the number of American troops in Iraq OR we must stay the course to achieve stability and finish the job in Iraq. (IRAQ)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree with the first statement63445.3
2) Agree, but not strongly, with the first statement14110.1
3) Agree, but not strongly, with the second statement1178.4
4) Strongly agree with the second statement47233.7
5) Don't know/refused362.6
TOTAL1400100.0
43) Global warming represent an immediate threat and we need to start taking action now OR global warming represents a long-term threat and we need to study the problem before taking drastic action (rotate statements; split C- half sample). (GLBLWARM)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree with the first statement29141.3
2) Agree, but not strongly, with the first statement7210.2
3) Agree, but not strongly, with the second statement12517.8
4) Strongly agree with the second statement18826.7
5) Don't know/refused284.0
Missing696 
TOTAL704100.0
44) Reducing global warming is more important than lowering gas prices OR lowering gas prices is more important than reducing global warming (rotate statements; split D- half sample). (GASPRICE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree with the first statement22932.9
2) Agree, but not strongly, with the first statement9413.5
3) Agree, but not strongly, with the second statement7610.9
4) Strongly agree with the second statement25937.2
5) Don't know/refused385.5
Missing704 
TOTAL696100.0
45) Now I am going to read you a list of potential international situations, and I would like you to tell me whether, in general, you favor or oppose the action by the United States (split C- half sample): Intervening militarily to stop genocide or ethnic cleansing in another nation? Is that STRONGLY (favor/oppose) or SOMEWHAT (favor/oppose) that action? (INTRVNG1)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly favor27038.4
2) Somewhat favor23833.8
3) Somewhat oppose10615.1
4) Strongly oppose578.1
5) Depends101.4
6) Don't know/refused233.3
Missing696 
TOTAL704100.0
46) Now I am going to read you a list of potential international situations, and I would like you to tell me whether, in general, you favor or oppose the action by the United States (split D- half sample): Intervening diplomatically, such as leading negotiations and imposing economic sanctions, to stop genocide or ethnic cleansing in another nation? Is that STRONGLY (favor/oppose) or SOMEWHAT (favor/oppose) that action? (INTRVNG2)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly favor35551.0
2) Somewhat favor21931.5
3) Somewhat oppose618.8
4) Strongly oppose355.0
5) Depends30.4
6) Don't know/refused233.3
Missing704 
TOTAL696100.0
47) Do you favor or oppose the United States: Providing medical supplies and medical staff in the event of an epidemic in another nation (split C- half sample)? Is that STRONGLY (favor/oppose) or SOMEWHAT (favor/oppose) that action? (INTRVNM1)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly favor45164.1
2) Somewhat favor20429.0
3) Somewhat oppose284.0
4) Strongly oppose182.6
6) Don't know/refused30.4
Missing696 
TOTAL704100.0
48) Do you favor or oppose the United States: Sending search and rescue teams, medical staff, and other aid in the event of a natural disaster in another nation (split D- half sample)? Is that STRONGLY (favor/oppose) or SOMEWHAT (favor/oppose) that action? (INTRVNM2)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly favor42661.2
2) Somewhat favor21230.5
3) Somewhat oppose304.3
4) Strongly oppose192.7
5) Depends10.1
6) Don't know/refused81.1
Missing704 
TOTAL696100.0
49) Do you favor or oppose the United States: Imposing economic sanctions to pressure a country to stop human rights abuses? Is that STRONGLY (favor/oppose) or SOMEWHAT (favor/oppose) that action? (INTRVNHR)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly favor70150.1
2) Somewhat favor44932.1
3) Somewhat oppose1279.1
4) Strongly oppose745.3
5) Depends80.6
6) Don't know/refused412.9
TOTAL1400100.0
50) Do you favor or oppose the United States: Signing international agreements or treaties that take steps to reduce global warming? Is that STRONGLY (favor/oppose) or SOMEWHAT (favor/oppose) that action? (INTRVNGW)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly favor61343.8
2) Somewhat favor44631.9
3) Somewhat oppose16011.4
4) Strongly oppose14110.1
5) Depends60.4
6) Don't know/refused342.4
TOTAL1400100.0
51) Do you favor or oppose the United States: Supporting efforts to provide women in developing nations with maternal and reproductive health care? Is that STRONGLY (favor/oppose) or SOMEWHAT (favor/oppose) that action? (INTRVNHC)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly favor64045.7
2) Somewhat favor53438.1
3) Somewhat oppose1188.4
4) Strongly oppose694.9
5) Depends50.4
6) Don't know/refused342.4
TOTAL1400100.0
52) Do you favor or oppose the United States: Fostering exchanges of culture and ideas across nations and around the world? Is that STRONGLY (favor/oppose) or SOMEWHAT (favor/oppose) that action? (INTRVNCI)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly favor54739.1
2) Somewhat favor56040.0
3) Somewhat oppose18213.0
4) Strongly oppose584.1
5) Depends60.4
6) Don't know/refused473.4
TOTAL1400100.0
53) Now, I would like to read you some things America is doing around the world. After I read each item, please tell me whether it is extremely important for American foreign policy, very important, somewhat important, just a little important, or not very important for American foreign policy: Fighting global disease, like AIDS and tuberculosis (USTODO1)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely important42930.6
2) Very important61644.0
3) Somewhat important29421.0
4) Just a little important241.7
5) Not very important302.1
6) Neither10.1
7) Don't know/refused60.4
TOTAL1400100.0
54) Fighting global terrorism: is that extremely important for American foreign policy, very important, somewhat important, or not very important for American foreign policy? (USTODO2)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely important53638.3
2) Very important56040.0
3) Somewhat important23516.8
4) Just a little important251.8
5) Not very important312.2
7) Don't know/refused130.9
TOTAL1400100.0
55) Combating global warming and other environmental threats: is that extremely important for American foreign policy, very important, somewhat important, or not very important for American foreign policy? (USTODO3)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely important31822.7
2) Very important46733.4
3) Somewhat important37426.7
4) Just a little important614.4
5) Not very important16411.7
6) Neither20.1
7) Don't know/refused141.0
TOTAL1400100.0
56) Contributing to international relief efforts for famines and natural disasters: is that extremely important for American foreign policy, very important, somewhat important, or not very important for American foreign policy? (USTODO4)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely important36225.9
2) Very important61043.6
3) Somewhat important34724.8
4) Just a little important362.6
5) Not very important402.9
6) Neither10.1
7) Don't know/refused40.3
TOTAL1400100.0
57) Supporting Israel: is that extremely important for American foreign policy, very important, somewhat important, or not very important for American foreign policy? (USTODO5)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely important29421.0
2) Very important40028.6
3) Somewhat important45632.6
4) Just a little important835.9
5) Not very important1279.1
6) Neither50.4
7) Don't know/refused352.5
TOTAL1400100.0
58) Helping to improve the standard of living in less developed nations: is that extremely important for American foreign policy, very important, somewhat important, or not very important for American foreign policy? (USTODO6)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely important21815.6
2) Very important47433.9
3) Somewhat important52737.6
4) Just a little important795.6
5) Not very important926.6
6) Neither10.1
7) Don't know/refused90.6
TOTAL1400100.0
59) Promoting democracy in other nations: is that extremely important for American foreign policy, very important, somewhat important, or not very important for American foreign policy? (USTODO7)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely important17712.6
2) Very important40128.6
3) Somewhat important52437.4
4) Just a little important997.1
5) Not very important17312.4
6) Neither10.1
7) Don't know/refused251.8
TOTAL1400100.0
60) Strengthening the United Nations: is that extremely important for American foreign policy, very important, somewhat important, or not very important for American foreign policy? (USTODO8)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely important22516.1
2) Very important43230.9
3) Somewhat important42930.6
4) Just a little important715.1
5) Not very important21615.4
6) Neither20.1
7) Don't know/refused251.8
TOTAL1400100.0
61) Promoting religious freedom in other nations: is that extremely important for American foreign policy, very important, somewhat important, or not very important for American foreign policy? (USTODO9)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely important30121.5
2) Very important47133.6
3) Somewhat important37726.9
4) Just a little important785.6
5) Not very important15110.8
6) Neither20.1
7) Don't know/refused201.4
TOTAL1400100.0
62) Controlling nuclear weapons around the world: is that extremely important for American foreign policy, very important, somewhat important, or not very important for American foreign policy? (USTODO10)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely important53938.5
2) Very important57941.4
3) Somewhat important20514.6
4) Just a little important231.6
5) Not very important423.0
6) Neither10.1
7) Don't know/refused110.8
TOTAL1400100.0
63) Working to prevent genocide in countries like the Sudan: is that extremely important for American foreign policy, very important, somewhat important, or not very important for American foreign policy? (USTODO11)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely important38427.4
2) Very important53938.5
3) Somewhat important33624.0
4) Just a little important392.8
5) Not very important634.5
6) Neither10.1
7) Don't know/refused382.7
TOTAL1400100.0
64) Providing women in developing nations with maternal and reproductive health care: is that extremely important for American foreign policy, very important, somewhat important, or not very important for American foreign policy? (USTODO12)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely important30621.9
2) Very important50035.7
3) Somewhat important41129.4
4) Just a little important614.4
5) Not very important1007.1
7) Don't know/refused221.6
TOTAL1400100.0
65) Now I am going to read you a list of statements. For each statement, please tell me whether you agree or disagree: Our people are not perfect, but our culture is superior to others. Do you agree or disagree with this statement? Do you STRONGLY (agree/disagree) or SOMEWHAT (agree/disagree)? (INTPLTC1)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree27119.4
2) Somewhat agree32623.3
3) Somewhat disagree35425.3
4) Strongly disagree40428.9
5) Depends20.1
6) Don't know/refused433.1
TOTAL1400100.0
66) The United States should set the example as a Christian nation. Do you agree or disagree with this statement? Do you STRONGLY (agree/disagree) or SOMEWHAT (agree/disagree)? (INTPLTC2)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree62244.4
2) Somewhat agree31222.3
3) Somewhat disagree20014.3
4) Strongly disagree21515.4
5) Depends20.1
6) Don't know/refused493.5
TOTAL1400100.0
67) Sometimes the United States' involvement in world affairs causes more harm than good. Do you agree or disagree with this statement? Do you STRONGLY (agree/disagree) or SOMEWHAT (agree/disagree)? (INTPLTC3)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree56740.5
2) Somewhat agree54338.8
3) Somewhat disagree15210.9
4) Strongly disagree1148.1
5) Depends90.6
6) Don't know/refused151.1
TOTAL1400100.0
68) God has uniquely blessed America. Do you agree or disagree with this statement? Do you STRONGLY (agree/disagree) or SOMEWHAT (agree/disagree)? (INTPLTC4)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree65346.6
2) Somewhat agree29621.1
3) Somewhat disagree14810.6
4) Strongly disagree25518.2
5) Depends30.2
6) Don't know/refused453.2
TOTAL1400100.0
69) America has a moral responsibility to alleviate poverty and disease around the world. Do you agree or disagree with this statement? Do you STRONGLY (agree/disagree) or SOMEWHAT (agree/disagree)? (INTPLTC5)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree37326.6
2) Somewhat agree52637.6
3) Somewhat disagree30421.7
4) Strongly disagree18012.9
5) Depends20.1
6) Don't know/refused151.1
TOTAL1400100.0
70) Poverty, disease and torture are pro-life issues. Do you agree or disagree with this statement? Do you STRONGLY (agree/disagree) or SOMEWHAT (agree/disagree)? (INTPLTC6)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree39027.9
2) Somewhat agree40228.7
3) Somewhat disagree25017.9
4) Strongly disagree27019.3
5) Depends30.2
6) Don't know/refused856.1
TOTAL1400100.0
71) The United States should use military force to prevent potential threats before they occur. Do you agree or disagree with this statement? Do you STRONGLY (agree/disagree) or SOMEWHAT (agree/disagree)? (INTPLTC7)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree42430.3
2) Somewhat agree38927.8
3) Somewhat disagree27119.4
4) Strongly disagree27419.6
5) Depends171.2
6) Don't know/refused251.8
TOTAL1400100.0
72) Thinking about Muslim and Western cultures, do you think (rotate phrases): That it is possible to find common ground between them OR that violent conflict between them is inevitable. (follow-up) Do you believe that STRONGLY or SOMEWHAT? (ISLAM1)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly possible to find common ground49035.0
2) Somewhat possible to find common ground43831.3
3) Somewhat inevitable16611.9
4) Strongly inevitable22416.0
5) Don't know/refused825.9
TOTAL1400100.0
73) United States policy currently states that no federal funding may be given to any foreign organization that performs abortions in other countries except in cases of rape or when the woman's life is in danger, provides counseling and referrals for abortions, or promotes abortion-rights legislation in other countries, even if the money is used for other aspects of women's reproductive health. Based on this statement, do you support or oppose this policy? (follow-up) Do you STRONGLY (support/oppose) this policy or SOMEWHAT (support/oppose) this policy? (GAGRULE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly support38227.3
2) Somewhat support34524.6
3) Somewhat oppose24117.2
4) Strongly oppose36225.9
5) Don't know/refused705.0
TOTAL1400100.0
74) Now I want to talk to you about something different. Which one of the following statements do you most agree with when it comes to the issue of gay marriage? (rotate statement A and statement C; keep statement B in middle): (statement A) Gay and Lesbian couples should have the same legal right to marry as do a man and a woman (statement B) Marriage under the law should only be between a man and a woman, but there should be domestic partnerships or some other legal rights that would give same-sex couples many of the benefits and protections of marriage (statement C) there should be no legal recognition of a relationship for gay or lesbian couples. (THREEWAY)
TOTAL%
1) Statement A36225.9
2) Statement B52137.2
3) Statement C46633.3
4) Don't know/refused513.6
TOTAL1400100.0
75) Do you think abortions should be legal in all cases, legal in most cases, or illegal in all cases? (ABORTION)
TOTAL%
1) Legal in all cases22416.0
2) Legal in most cases37526.8
3) Illegal in most cases51536.8
4) Illegal in all cases23116.5
5) Don't know, refused553.9
TOTAL1400100.0
76) Finally, I would like to ask you a few questions for statistical purposes. What is the last year of schooling that you have completed? (EDUC)
TOTAL%
1) 1-11th grade543.9
2) High school graduate30121.5
3) Non-college post high school332.4
4) Some college43130.8
5) College graduate36125.8
6) Post-graduate school20914.9
7) Don't know/refused110.8
TOTAL1400100.0
77) In terms of your job status, are you employed full-time, employed part-time, unemployed but looking for work, retired, a student, or a homemaker? (EMPLOY)
TOTAL%
1) Employed, full-time64145.8
2) Employed, part-time14310.2
3) Unemployed614.4
4) Retired30521.8
5) Student956.8
6) Homemaker1269.0
7) Other251.8
8) Don't know/refused40.3
TOTAL1400100.0
78) Are you married, single, separated, divorced, or widowed? (MARITAL2)
TOTAL%
1) Married81358.1
2) Single35925.6
3) Separated181.3
4) Divorced1047.4
5) Widowed886.3
6) Don't know/refused50.4
7) Domestic partnership130.9
TOTAL1400100.0
79) How often do you attend religious services- more than once a week, once a week, once or twice a month, several times a year, or hardly ever? (RELIG2)
TOTAL%
1) More than once a week24117.2
2) Once a week42130.1
3) Once or twice a month18713.4
4) Several times a year20214.4
5) Hardly ever29120.8
6) Never433.1
7) Don't know/refused151.1
TOTAL1400100.0
80) Now I am going to read you a list of things that people do as part of their religious life. How often have you done each of the following activities in the last 12 months- every day, once or twice a week, once or twice a month, once or twice a year, or never: Attend an informal religious or prayer group? (RELCON1)
TOTAL%
1) Every day332.4
2) Once or twice a week38127.2
3) Once or twice month22716.2
4) Once or twice a year29521.1
5) Never43931.4
6) Don't know/refused251.8
TOTAL1400100.0
81) How often have you done each of the following activities in the last 12 months- every day, once or twice a week, once or twice a month, once or twice a year, or never: Talk about religion informally with your friends? (RELCON2)
TOTAL%
1) Every day20014.3
2) Once or twice a week49335.2
3) Once or twice month35925.6
4) Once or twice a year19213.7
5) Never1319.4
6) Don't know/refused251.8
TOTAL1400100.0
82) How often have you done each of the following activities in the last 12 months- every day, once or twice a week, once or twice a month, once or twice a year, or never: Read (if Protestant, Catholic, Orthodox, or other Christian in variable RELIG1A, insert "the Bible"; if Muslim/Islam, insert "the Koran"; if Jewish, insert "the Torah"; if Morman, insert "the Book of Mormon"; if other non-Christian religion, no preference, or don't know\refused then insert "a religious or holy book") (RELCON3)
TOTAL%
1) Every day31322.4
2) Once or twice a week34424.6
3) Once or twice month23216.6
4) Once or twice a year26518.9
5) Never22115.8
6) Don't know/refused251.8
TOTAL1400100.0
83) How often have you done each of the following activities in the last 12 months- every day, once or twice a week, once or twice a month, once or twice a year, or never: Contribute to programs or organizations that work to lessen poverty or disease in other countries (RELCON4V)
TOTAL%
1) Every day261.9
2) Once or twice a week1228.7
3) Once or twice month28720.5
4) Once or twice a year46833.4
5) Never46032.9
6) Don't know/refused372.6
TOTAL1400100.0
84) How often have you done each of the following activities in the last 12 months- every day, once or twice a week, once or twice a month, once or twice a year, or never: Volunteer for an organization or program connected with your place of worship (RELCON5)
TOTAL%
1) Every day271.9
2) Once or twice a week20514.6
3) Once or twice month25418.1
4) Once or twice a year29120.8
5) Never59342.4
6) Don't know/refused302.1
TOTAL1400100.0
85) How often have you done each of the following activities in the last 12 months- every day, once or twice a week, once or twice a month, once or twice a year, or never: Contribute to an organization or program connected with your place of worship (RELCON6)
TOTAL%
1) Every day241.7
2) Once or twice a week1178.4
3) Once or twice month24417.4
4) Once or twice a year31022.1
5) Never67748.4
6) Don't know/refused282.0
TOTAL1400100.0
86) How often have you done each of the following activities in the last 12 months- every day, once or twice a week, once or twice a month, once or twice a year, or never: Say prayers or read daily devotions (RELCON7)
TOTAL%
1) Every day75954.2
2) Once or twice a week25218.0
3) Once or twice month1117.9
4) Once or twice a year644.6
5) Never18713.4
6) Don't know/refused271.9
TOTAL1400100.0
87) Asked only of respondents who are Protestant or other Christian religion in RELIG1A: What specific Protestant or Christian denomination do you consider yourself? (DENMNTN)
TOTAL%
1) African Methodist Episcopal (AME)50.5
2) African Methodist Episcopal Zion (AMEZ)10.1
3) Assemblies of God151.6
4) Baptist24626.9
5) Brethren30.3
6) Charismatic70.8
7) Christian or Just Christian778.4
8) Christian and Missionary Alliance (CMA)50.5
10) Church(es) of Christ171.9
11) Church of God80.9
12) Church of the Nazarene50.5
13) Congregationalist60.7
14) Disciples of Christ30.3
15) Episcopalian (or Anglican Church of England)192.1
16) Evangelical Covenant Church50.5
17) Evangelical Free Church91.0
18) Four Square Gospel20.2
19) Free Methodist Church30.3
20) Holiness30.3
21) Independent60.7
22) Jehovah's Witness30.3
23) Just Protestant111.2
24) Lutheran616.7
25) Mennonite50.5
26) Methodist899.7
27) Mormon/Latter Day Saints60.7
28) Nondenominational or Interdenominational Protestant869.4
29) Pentecostal414.5
30) Presbyterian515.6
31) Quaker/Friends10.1
32) Reformed40.4
34) Seventh-Day Adventist40.4
35) Unitarian-Universalist50.5
36) United Church of Christ (UCC)40.4
37) Wesleyan Church40.4
38) Other (SPECIFY)414.5
39) Don't know/refused535.8
Missing486 
TOTAL914100.0
88) Asked only of those respondents who have a Baptist religious preference in the variable, DENMNTN: With which Baptist group is your church associated? Is it the Southern Baptist Convention, the American Baptist Churches in the USA, the American Baptist Association, the National Baptist Convention USA, an independent Baptist church or some other Baptist group? (BAPTGRP)
TOTAL%
1) American Baptist Association114.5
2) American Baptist Churches in the USA62.4
3) American Baptist, don't know which20.8
4) Baptist, don't know which145.7
5) Baptist Bible Fellowship62.4
6) Baptist General Conference31.2
7) Baptist Missionary Association31.2
8) Conservative Baptist Association of America10.4
9) Free Will Baptist31.2
11) General Association of Regular Baptists (GARB)41.6
12) Independent Baptist (no denominational ties)4016.3
13) Missionary Baptist52.0
14) National Baptist Convention USA114.5
15) Primitive Baptist10.4
17) Southern Baptist Convention8835.8
18) Other3313.4
19) Don't know, refused156.1
Missing1154 
TOTAL246100.0
89) Asked only of those respondents who have a Lutheran religious preference in DENMNTN: With which Lutheran group is your church associated? Is that the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, the Missouri Synod, the Wisconsin Synod, or some other Lutheran group? (LUTHNGRP)
TOTAL%
1) Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA: formerly Lutheran Church in America, American Lutheran Church)3049.2
2) Lutheran, don't know which23.3
3) Missouri Synod Lutheran1524.6
4) Wisconsin Synod Lutheran711.5
5) Other69.8
6) Don't know/refused11.6
Missing1339 
TOTAL61100.0
90) Asked only of those respondents who have a Methodist religious preference in DENMNTN: With which Methodist group is your church associated? Is that the United Methodist Church, Free Methodist, Wesleyan Methodist, or some other Methodist group? (METHDGRP)
TOTAL%
1) United Methodist7887.6
2) Free Methodist22.2
3) Wesleyan Methodist55.6
4) Methodist, don't know which33.4
5) Other11.1
Missing1311 
TOTAL89100.0
91) Asked only of those respondents who have a Presbyterian religious preference in DENMNTN: With which Presbyterian group is your church associated? Is that the Presbyterian Church (USA), the Presbyterian Church in America, the Orthodox Presbyterian Church, the Evangelical Presbyterian Church, or some other Presbyterian Group? (PRSBYGRP)
TOTAL%
1) Evangelical Presbyterian Church23.9
2) Orthodox Presbyterian Church12.0
3) Presbyterian Church in America (PCA)1631.4
4) Presbyterian Church (USA)1937.3
5) Presbyterian, don't know which35.9
6) Other713.7
7) Don't know/refused35.9
Missing1349 
TOTAL51100.0
92) Asked only of those respondents who have a Church of Christ religious preference in DENMNTN: With which group is your church associated? Is that the Church of Christ or the United Church of Christ? (CHRSTGRP)
TOTAL%
1) Church(es) of Christ1694.1
2) United Church of Christ15.9
Missing1383 
TOTAL17100.0
93) Asked if Catholic in RELIG1A: When it comes to your religious identity, would you say you are a traditional Catholic, a liberal Catholic, or do none of these describe you? (CATHID)
TOTAL%
1) Traditional8541.1
2) Liberal7033.8
3) None4320.8
5) Don't know/refused94.3
Missing1193 
TOTAL207100.0
94) Skip if respondent answered other religion- not Christian, no preference/Atheist/Agnostic, or don't know/refused in RELIG1A: I am going to read you a short list of statements. Please tell me which of these statements comes closest to describing your feelings about the (if Protestant, Catholic, Orthodox, or other Christian in variable RELIG1A, insert "the Bible"; if Muslim/Islam, insert "the Koran"; if Jewish, insert "the Torah"; if Morman, insert "the Book of Mormon"; if other non-Christian religion, no preference, or don't know\refused then insert "a religious or holy book"): (book) is the actual word of God, and is to be taken literally, word for word; (book) is the word of God, but not everything in it should be taken literally, word for word; (book) is the word of God, but not everything in it should be taken literally, word for word; (book) is a book written by men and is not the word of God. (BIBLE)
TOTAL%
1) (book) is the actual word of God and is to be taken literally, word for word.50143.1
2) (book) is the word of God, but not everything in it should be taken literally, word for word.52945.5
3) (book) is a book written by men and is not the word of God887.6
4) Other50.4
5) Don't know/refused393.4
Missing238 
TOTAL1162100.0
95) Now I am going to read you some statements. Please indicate whether the FIRST statement or the SECOND statement comes closer to your views, even if neither is exactly right (split E- half sample): All religions have elements of the truth OR the religion you practice is the only true religion. And do you agree with that statement STRONGLY or NOT SO STRONGLY. (RELGTRUE)
TOTAL%
1) First statement, strongly37253.0
2) First statement, not so strongly11816.8
3) Second statement, not so strongly355.0
4) Second statement, strongly12317.5
5) Don't know/refused547.7
Missing698 
TOTAL702100.0
96) Now I am going to read you some statements. Please indicate whether the FIRST statement or the SECOND statement comes closer to your views, even if neither is exactly right (split E- half sample): Christians have a duty to be tolerant of people of other religious faiths OR Christians have a duty to convert people of other religious faiths to Christianity. And do you agree with that statement STRONGLY or NOT SO STRONGLY. (RELGTOLR)
TOTAL%
1) First statement, strongly39656.7
2) First statement, not so strongly8912.8
3) Second statement, not so strongly547.7
4) Second statement, strongly11516.5
5) Don't know/refused446.3
Missing702 
TOTAL698100.0
97) Do you currently have a passport, have you had a passport in the past but do not have one now, or have you never had a passport? (PASSPORT)
TOTAL%
1) Currently have a passport56540.4
2) Had a passport before, but do not now18813.4
3) Never had a passport62144.4
4) Don't know refused261.9
TOTAL1400100.0
98) Have you ever participated in missionary work, in the United States or abroad, on behalf of your religion or church? If respondent says yes- Was the missionary work in the United States, outside the United States, or have you done both? (MISSION)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, in the United States22015.7
2) Yes, outside of the United States503.6
3) Yes, both in the United States and Internationally876.2
4) No, have not participated in missionary work101372.4
5) Don't know/refused302.1
TOTAL1400100.0
99) What is your race? (RACE)
TOTAL%
1) White109878.4
2) Black or African American1299.2
3) Hispanic or Latino543.9
4) Other594.2
5) Don't know/refused604.3
TOTAL1400100.0
100) Skipped if Hispanic or Latino in race variable: Are you of Hispanic, Latino or Spanish origin or descent? (RACE2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes332.5
2) No126093.6
3) Don't know/refused533.9
Missing54 
TOTAL1346100.0
101) Generally speaking, do you think of yourself as a Democrat, a Republican, or what? (PARTYID1)
TOTAL%
1) Democrat45632.6
2) Independent25718.4
3) Republican52137.2
4) Other946.7
5) Don't know/refused725.1
TOTAL1400100.0
102) Only if Democrat or Republican in partyid1: Would you call yourself a strong (insert affiliation) or a not very strong (insert affiliation)? (PARTYID2)
TOTAL%
1) Strong59661.0
2) Not strong36937.8
3) Don't know/refused121.2
Missing423 
TOTAL977100.0
103) Only if NOT Democrat or Republican in partyid1: Do you think of yourself as closer to the Democratic or Republican party? (PARTYID3)
TOTAL%
1) Closer to the Democrats12329.1
2) Closer to the Republicans12329.1
3) Neither/Independent12429.3
4) Don't know/refused5312.5
Missing977 
TOTAL423100.0
104) Thinking in political terms, would you say that you are conservative, moderate or liberal? (IDEOLGY1)
TOTAL%
1) Conservative58141.5
2) Moderate49435.3
3) Liberal25418.1
4) Don't know/refused715.1
TOTAL1400100.0
105) Last year, that is in 2007, 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 $10,000684.9
2) $10,000 to under $20,0001107.9
3) $20,000 to under $30,0001339.5
4) $30,000 to under $50,00024817.7
5) $50,000 to under $75,00026619.0
6) $75,000 to under $100,00017512.5
7) $100,000 or more20314.5
8) Refused14410.3
9) Don't know533.8
TOTAL1400100.0
106) Strictly for verification purposes, can I have just your first name (the interviewer only coded the first letter of the first name)? (NAME)
107) Region (see note 2 on the ARDA summary page) (REGION)
TOTAL%
1) New England604.3
2) Middle Atlantic15611.1
3) East North Central23016.4
4) West North Central1047.4
5) Deep South44331.6
6) Border States (those bordering the Southern States)1269.0
7) Mountain States815.8
8) Pacific20014.3
TOTAL1400100.0
108) Date the survey was administered (DATE)
TOTAL%
4) September 4, 2008735.2
5) September 5, 20081359.6
6) September 6, 2008382.7
7) September 7, 2008916.5
8) September 8, 2008463.3
9) September 9, 20081138.1
10) September 10, 2008936.6
11) September 11, 20081037.4
12) September 12, 2008463.3
14) September 14, 200817712.6
15) September 15, 200822916.4
16) September 16, 200821815.6
17) September 17, 200880.6
18) September 18, 2008141.0
20) September 20, 200890.6
21) September 21, 200870.5
TOTAL1400100.0
109) This variable identifies the way the survey was given (see note 3 on the ARDA summary page) (SAMPLE)
TOTAL%
1) Nationally representative, random digit dial phone survey of adults over 18100071.4
2) Age-predicted random digit dial of young evangelical Christians1007.1
3) Opt-in web panel of young evangelical Christians30021.4
TOTAL1400100.0
110) GQR Urban(see note 2 on the ARDA summary page) (GQRURB)
TOTAL%
1) Large metro32022.9
2) Small metro36426.0
3) Suburban19714.1
4) Fringe805.7
5) Fringe1238.8
6) Rural31422.5
Missing2 
TOTAL1398100.0
111) Weight (WEIGHT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1400714285.724606089
112) Identifies half sample split category A or B (SPLITAB)
TOTAL%
1) A69049.3
2) B71050.7
TOTAL1400100.0
113) Identifies half sample split category C or D (SPLITCD)
TOTAL%
1) C70450.3
2) D69649.7
TOTAL1400100.0
114) Identifies half sample split category E or F (SPLITEF)
TOTAL%
1) E70250.1
2) F69849.9
TOTAL1400100.0
115) I-AGE: The year the respondent was born(for young evangelical over sample, terminate call if age is not between 1979-1990) (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-AGE)
TOTAL%
1) 18-30 years old51437.1
2) 31-44 years old20214.6
3) 45-59 years old28520.6
4) 60-74 years old29020.9
5) 75 years or older946.8
Missing15 
TOTAL1385100.0
116) I-EDUC: Finally, I would like to ask you a few questions for statistical purposes. What is the last year of schooling that you have completed? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-EDUC)
TOTAL%
1) Less than high school543.9
2) High school graduate30121.7
3) Four or less years of college82559.4
4) Five or more years of college20915.0
Missing11 
TOTAL1389100.0
117) I-SEX: Hello, my name is (caller name). I'm calling for National Opinion surveys and (calling house name). I would like to ask you a few questions concerning the problems facing our nation, state, and local communities. I am NOT selling you anything, and I will NOT ask you for a donation. Since this is a scientific survey, we need a balance of men and women. May I speak to the youngest man, over age 18, who is at home right now? (if no male) Okay, may I speak to the youngest woman, over age 18, who is at home right now? (for use with online analysis) (I-SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Male65746.9
2) Female74353.1
TOTAL1400100.0
118) I-RACE: What is your race? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-RACE)
TOTAL%
1) White109881.9
2) Black or African American1299.6
3) Hispanic or Latino544.0
4) Other594.4
Missing60 
TOTAL1340100.0
119) I-RELIGION: What is your religious preference? Are you Protestant, Roman Catholic, Jewish, Muslim or some other religion, or don't you have a religious preference? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-RELIGION)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant70651.5
2) Roman Catholic20715.1
3) Jewish231.7
4) Other religion27420.0
5) None16211.8
Missing28 
TOTAL1372100.0
120) I-PARTYID: Generally speaking, do you think of yourself as a Democrat, a Republican, or what? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-PARTYID)
TOTAL%
1) Democrat45634.3
2) Independent25719.4
3) Republican52139.2
4) Other party member947.1
Missing72 
TOTAL1328100.0