Time-sharing Experiments for the Social Sciences, TESS16 Glazier, Providential Religious Beliefs and U.S. Foreign Policy

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) Case identification (CASEID)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL473241.67141
2) Post-stratification weight (WEIGHT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL47311
3) Interview start time (TM_START)
4) Interview finish time (TM_FIN)
5) Interview duration in minutes (DURATION)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL473613.7992624
6) Age (PPAGE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL47348.53516
7) Age: Seven categories (PPAGECAT)
TOTAL%
1) 18-24377.8
2) 25-347115.0
3) 35-448918.8
4) 45-549319.7
5) 55-6410221.6
6) 65-745511.6
7) 75+265.5
TOTAL473100.0
8) Age: Four categories (PPAGECT4)
TOTAL%
1) 18-296914.6
2) 30-4412827.1
3) 45-5914230.0
4) 60+13428.3
TOTAL473100.0
9) Education (highest degree received) (PPEDUC)
TOTAL%
1) No formal education10.2
2) 1st, 2nd, 3rd, or 4th grade10.2
3) 5th or 6th grade51.1
4) 7th or 8th grade51.1
5) 9th grade71.5
6) 10th grade71.5
7) 11th grade132.7
8) 12th grade, no diploma122.5
9) High school graduate, high school diploma or the equivalent (GED)16234.2
10) Some college, no degree10121.4
11) Associate degree245.1
12) Bachelor's degree9119.2
13) Masters degree326.8
14) Professional or doctorate degree122.5
TOTAL473100.0
10) Education (categorical) (PPEDUCAT)
TOTAL%
1) Less than high school5110.8
2) High school16234.2
3) Some college12526.4
4) Bachelor's degree or higher13528.5
TOTAL473100.0
11) Race / ethnicity (PPETHM)
TOTAL%
1) White, non-Hispanic36577.2
2) Black, non-Hispanic408.5
3) Other, non-Hispanic91.9
4) Hispanic388.0
5) Two-more races, non-Hispanic214.4
TOTAL473100.0
12) Gender (PPGENDER)
TOTAL%
1) Male22948.4
2) Female24451.6
TOTAL473100.0
13) Household head (PPHHHEAD)
TOTAL%
0) No8518.0
1) Yes38882.0
TOTAL473100.0
14) Household size (PHHSIZE)
TOTAL%
1) 11123.5
2) 17436.8
3) 8918.8
4) 5812.3
5) 285.9
6) 30.6
7) 91.9
8) 10.2
TOTAL473100.0
15) Housing type (PPHOUSE)
TOTAL%
1) A one-family house detached from any other house34673.2
2) A one-family house attached to one or more houses265.5
3) A building with two or more apartments6112.9
4) A mobile home408.5
TOTAL473100.0
16) Household income (PPINCIMP)
TOTAL%
1) Less than $5,00051.1
2) $5,000 to $7,49991.9
3) $7,500 to $9,999112.3
4) $10,000 to $12,49991.9
5) $12,500 to $14,999143.0
6) $15,000 to $19,999183.8
7) $20,000 to $24,999306.3
8) $25,000 to $29,999255.3
9) $30,000 to $34,999265.5
10) $35,000 to $39,999367.6
11) $40,000 to $49,999469.7
12) $50,000 to $59,999479.9
13) $60,000 to $74,9995411.4
14) $75,000 to $84,999377.8
15) $85,000 to 99,999306.3
16) $100,000 to 124,999316.6
17) $125,000 to 149,999204.2
18) $150,000 to $174,999102.1
19) $175,000 or more153.2
TOTAL473100.0
17) Marital status (PPMARIT)
TOTAL%
1) Married26355.6
2) Widowed224.7
3) Divorced479.9
4) Separated143.0
5) Never married9620.3
6) Living with partner316.6
TOTAL473100.0
18) MSA status (PPMSACAT)
TOTAL%
0) Non-metro8417.8
1) Metro38982.2
TOTAL473100.0
19) Household Internet access (PPNET)
TOTAL%
0) No17637.2
1) Yes29762.8
TOTAL473100.0
20) Presence of household members: children 0-2 (PPT01)
TOTAL%
0) 46498.1
1) 81.7
2) 10.2
TOTAL473100.0
21) Presence of household members: children 2-5 (PPT25)
TOTAL%
0) 43992.8
1) 224.7
2) 102.1
3) 10.2
4) 10.2
TOTAL473100.0
22) Presence of household members: children 6-12 (PPT612)
TOTAL%
0) 41487.5
1) 398.2
2) 183.8
3) 20.4
TOTAL473100.0
23) Presence of household members: children 13-17 (PPT1317)
TOTAL%
0) 42389.4
1) 367.6
2) 112.3
3) 30.6
TOTAL473100.0
24) Presence of household members: adults 18+ (PPT180V)
TOTAL%
1) 12426.2
2) 23549.7
3) 8417.8
4) 214.4
5) 61.3
6) 10.2
7) 20.4
TOTAL473100.0
25) Current employment status (PPWORK)
TOTAL%
1) Working as a paid employee22748.0
2) Working, self-employed449.3
3) Not working, on temporary layoff from a job40.8
4) Not working, looking for work234.9
5) Not working, retired8518.0
6) Not working, disabled4810.1
7) Not working, other428.9
TOTAL473100.0
26) Region 4: based on state of residence (PPREG4)
TOTAL%
1) Northeast9319.7
2) Midwest10722.6
3) South17637.2
4) West9720.5
TOTAL473100.0
27) Region 9: based on state of residence (PPREG9)
TOTAL%
1) New England234.9
2) Mid-Atlantic7014.8
3) East-North Central7816.5
4) West-North Central296.1
5) South Atlantic8618.2
6) East-South Central326.8
7) West-South Central5812.3
8) Mountain357.4
9) Pacific6213.1
TOTAL473100.0
28) Ownership status of living quarters (PPRENT)
TOTAL%
1) Owned or being bought by you or someone in youth household37378.9
2) Rented or cash9319.7
3) Occupied without payment of cash rent71.5
TOTAL473100.0
29) State (PPSTATEN)
TOTAL%
11) ME30.6
12) NH30.6
13) VT10.2
14) MA102.1
16) CT61.3
21) NY296.1
22) NJ132.7
23) PA285.9
31) OH255.3
32) IN102.1
33) IL132.7
34) MI204.2
35) WI102.1
41) MN122.5
42) IA71.5
43) MO30.6
45) SD10.2
46) NE30.6
47) KS30.6
51) DE20.4
52) MD91.9
53) DC30.6
54) VA132.7
55) WV40.8
56) NC173.6
57) SC30.6
58) GA112.3
59) FL245.1
61) KY81.7
62) TN173.6
63) AL71.5
71) AR102.1
72) LA61.3
73) OK102.1
74) TX326.8
81) MT20.4
82) ID10.2
84) CO143.0
85) NM30.6
86) AZ102.1
87) UT10.2
88) NV40.8
91) WA163.4
92) OR81.7
93) CA377.8
95) HI10.2
TOTAL473100.0
30) Experimental group (XDHS16)
TOTAL%
1) Humanitarian/Civil Religious Duty (Experimental Condition 1: Religious frame of natural disaster)8618.2
2) Humanitarian/International Agreement (Experimental Condition 2: Responsibility to international agreement frame of natural disaster)8618.2
3) Humanitarian/Neutral (Control Condition 1: Unframed response to natural disaster)7415.6
4) Civil War/Civil Religious Duty (Experimental Condition 3: Religious frame of political crisis)7816.5
5) Civil War/International Agreement (Experimental Condition 4: Responsibility to international agreement frame of political crisis)7415.6
6) Civil War/Neutral (Control Condition 2: Unframed response to political crisis)7515.9
TOTAL473100.0
31) Political party (XPARTY7)
TOTAL%
1) Strong Republican5812.3
2) Not strong Republican5010.6
3) Leans Republican7916.7
4) Undecided/Independent/Other255.3
5) Leans Democrat11223.7
6) Not strong Democrat5511.6
7) Strong Democrat8117.1
9) Missing132.7
TOTAL473100.0
32) Political ideology (XIDEO)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely liberal112.3
2) Liberal5211.0
3) Slightly liberal408.5
4) Moderate, middle of the road17737.4
5) Slightly conservative6413.5
6) Conservative9520.1
7) Extremely conservative153.2
9) Missing194.0
TOTAL473100.0
33) Q1_1. Do you approve or disapprove of the action described in the speech? (Q1_1)
TOTAL%
-1) Refused20.4
1) Approve27057.1
2) Disapprove20142.5
TOTAL473100.0
34) Q1_2. Do you strongly or somewhat (approve/disapprove) of the action described in the speech? (Q1_2)
TOTAL%
-1) Refused10.2
1) Strongly (agree/disagree)19441.2
2) Somewhat (agree/disagree)27658.6
Missing2 
TOTAL471100.0
35) Q2. Do you consider religion to be an important part of your life, or not? (Q2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, it is an important part of my life32769.1
2) No, it is not an important part of my life14630.9
TOTAL473100.0
36) Q3. How often do you pray by yourself? (Q3)
TOTAL%
-1) Refused10.3
1) More than once a day14444.0
2) Once a day7723.5
3) A few times a week5316.2
4) Once a week or less3711.3
5) Rarely or never154.6
Missing146 
TOTAL327100.0
37) Q4. Would you say that religion provides little to no guidance in your day-to-day living, some guidance, quite a bit of guidance, or a great deal of guidance in your day-to-day life? (Q4)
TOTAL%
-1) Refused10.2
1) Little to no guidance8016.9
2) Some guidance14330.2
3) Quite a bit of guidance10221.6
4) A great deal of guidance14731.1
TOTAL473100.0
38) Q5. We would like you to tell us how much you agree or disagree: The course of our lives is decided by God (Q5)
TOTAL%
-1) Refused30.6
1) Strongly agree10722.6
2) Agree11223.7
3) Neither agree nor disagree11824.9
4) Disagree6914.6
5) Strongly disagree6413.5
TOTAL473100.0
39) Q6. We would like you to tell us how much you agree or disagree: Life is only meaningful if you provide the meaning yourself (Q6)
TOTAL%
-1) Refused51.1
1) Strongly agree6914.6
2) Agree17136.2
3) Neither agree nor disagree10923.0
4) Disagree6814.4
5) Strongly disagree5110.8
TOTAL473100.0
40) Q7. We would like you to tell us how much you agree or disagree: God has a plan and I have a part to play in it (Q7)
TOTAL%
-1) Refused30.6
1) Strongly agree19441.0
2) Agree13428.3
3) Neither agree nor disagree7616.1
4) Disagree234.9
5) Strongly disagree439.1
TOTAL473100.0
41) Q8. We would like you to tell us how much you agree or disagree: It is not necessary for a person to believe in God in order to be considered a true American (Q8)
TOTAL%
-1) Refused30.6
1) Strongly agree14330.2
2) Agree13829.2
3) Neither agree nor disagree10722.6
4) Disagree459.5
5) Strongly disagree377.8
TOTAL473100.0
42) Q9. We would like you to tell us how much you agree or disagree: In this country, people have equal, divinely given rights to life, freedom, and a search for happiness (Q9)
TOTAL%
-1) Refused30.6
1) Strongly agree19140.4
2) Agree16635.1
3) Neither agree nor disagree7014.8
4) Disagree255.3
5) Strongly disagree183.8
TOTAL473100.0
43) Q10. We would like you to tell us how much you agree or disagree: The founders of the United States were inspired by God (Q10)
TOTAL%
-1) Refused40.8
1) Strongly agree13729.0
2) Agree14731.1
3) Neither agree nor disagree14430.4
4) Disagree234.9
5) Strongly disagree183.8
TOTAL473100.0
44) Q11. We would like you to tell us how much you agree or disagree: In America, freedom comes from God through our system of government by the people (Q11)
TOTAL%
-1) Refused30.6
1) Strongly agree7215.2
2) Agree12626.6
3) Neither agree nor disagree15532.8
4) Disagree6112.9
5) Strongly disagree5611.8
TOTAL473100.0
45) Q12. We would like you to tell us how much you agree or disagree: The United States has no more responsibility to international stability than any other country (Q12)
TOTAL%
-1) Refused51.1
1) Strongly agree6012.7
2) Agree12526.4
3) Neither agree nor disagree13628.8
4) Disagree10822.8
5) Strongly disagree398.2
TOTAL473100.0
46) Q13. We would like you to tell us how much you agree or disagree: The creation of our laws has been guided by God (Q13)
TOTAL%
-1) Refused30.6
1) Strongly agree6814.4
2) Agree12626.6
3) Neither agree nor disagree15933.6
4) Disagree6914.6
5) Strongly disagree4810.1
TOTAL473100.0
47) Q14. Some people think that the United States should only worry about its own government and not get involved with international problems. Others think that the United States should be actively involved in promoting peace and stability in the world. Let this represent the other end of a scale at point 7. There are also people whose opinions are somewhere in between, at points 2, 3, 4, 5, or 6. Where would you place yourself on this scale? (Q14)
TOTAL%
-1) Refused40.8
1) Worry about U.S. government only275.7
2) 2377.8
3) 36614.0
4) 413929.4
5) 511023.3
6) 65110.8
7) Promote stability abroad398.2
TOTAL473100.0
48) Q15. Do you have a favorable or unfavorable opinion of the United Nations? (Q15)
TOTAL%
-1) Refused91.9
1) Favorable26756.4
2) Unfavorable19741.6
TOTAL473100.0