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CHRSTATE from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in South Korea
Which comes closer to your view? 1) the government should take special steps to make our country a _____ [insert religion from Q3 (Christian/Muslim/etc.)] country, or 2) there should be a separation between _____ [insert church/mosque, as appropriate)] and state? [In the United States, if the respondent is other religion, the words Christian and church were used.] (CHRSTATE)
TOTAL%
1) Government should make our country a [Christian/Muslim/etc.] country477.8
2) Should be a separation of [church/mosque] and state46477.3
8) Dont know7212.0
9) Refused172.8
TOTAL600100.0
Survey Details
Scope:Other
Frame:Other
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


CHRSTATE from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in Nigeria
Which comes closer to your view? 1) the government should take special steps to make our country a _____ [insert religion from Q3 (Christian/Muslim/etc.)] country, or 2) there should be a separation between _____ [insert church/mosque, as appropriate)] and state? [In the United States, if the respondent is other religion, the words Christian and church were used.] (CHRSTATE)
TOTAL%
1) Government should make our country a [Christian/Muslim/etc.] country29745.7
2) Should be a separation of [church/mosque] and state29445.2
8) Dont know477.2
9) Refused121.8
TOTAL650100.0
Survey Details
Scope:Other
Frame:Other
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


CHRSTATE from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in Chosen Regions of India
Which comes closer to your view? 1) the government should take special steps to make our country a _____ [insert religion from Q3 (Christian/Muslim/etc.)] country, or 2) there should be a separation between _____ [insert church/mosque, as appropriate)] and state? [In the United States, if the respondent is other religion, the words Christian and church were used.] (CHRSTATE)
TOTAL%
1) Government should make our country a [Christian/Muslim/etc.] country15321.1
2) Should be a separation of [church/mosque] and state46964.6
8) Dont know8311.4
9) Refused212.9
TOTAL726100.0
Survey Details
Scope:Other
Frame:Other
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


CHRSTATE from Spirit and Power: A 10-Country Survey of Pentecostals
Which comes closer to your view? 1) the government should take special steps to make our country a _____ [insert religion from Q3 (Christian/Muslim/etc.)] country, or 2) there should be a separation between _____ [insert church/mosque, as appropriate)] and state? [In the United States, if the respondent is other religion, the words Christian and church were used.] (CHRSTATE)
TOTAL%
1) Government should make our country a [Christian/Muslim/etc.] country3,62833.3
2) Should be a separation of [church/mosque] and state6,02355.3
8) Dont know1,0249.4
9) Refused2202.0
TOTAL10895100.0
Survey Details
Scope:Other
Frame:Other
Sample:Unknown
Mode:Other


SEPARAT from Baylor Religion Survey, Wave II (2007)
Q37g. To what extent do you agree or disagree that the federal government should enforce a strict separation of church and state? (SEPARAT)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree19812.4
2) Disagree45128.1
3) Agree41125.6
4) Strongly agree40325.1
8) Undecided1408.7
Missing46 
TOTAL1,603100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Mixed-mode


CHRSTATE from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in Brazil
Which comes closer to your view? 1) the government should take special steps to make our country a _____ [insert religion from Q3 (Christian/Muslim/etc.)] country, or 2) there should be a separation between _____ [insert church/mosque, as appropriate)] and state? [In the United States, if the respondent is other religion, the words Christian and church were used.] (CHRSTATE)
TOTAL%
1) Government should make our country a [Christian/Muslim/etc.] country12718.1
2) Should be a separation of [church/mosque] and state42460.6
8) Dont know14420.6
9) Refused50.7
TOTAL700100.0
Survey Details
Scope:Other
Frame:Other
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


CHRSTATE from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in Chile
Which comes closer to your view? 1) the government should take special steps to make our country a _____ [insert religion from Q3 (Christian/Muslim/etc.)] country, or 2) there should be a separation between _____ [insert church/mosque, as appropriate)] and state? [In the United States, if the respondent is other religion, the words Christian and church were used.] (CHRSTATE)
TOTAL%
1) Government should make our country a [Christian/Muslim/etc.] country12020.0
2) Should be a separation of [church/mosque] and state36761.2
8) Dont know6711.2
9) Refused467.7
TOTAL600100.0
Survey Details
Scope:Other
Frame:Other
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


CHRSTATE from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in the Philippines
Which comes closer to your view? 1) the government should take special steps to make our country a _____ [insert religion from Q3 (Christian/Muslim/etc.)] country, or 2) there should be a separation between _____ [insert church/mosque, as appropriate)] and state? [In the United States, if the respondent is other religion, the words Christian and church were used.] (CHRSTATE)
TOTAL%
1) Government should make our country a [Christian/Muslim/etc.] country38338.3
2) Should be a separation of [church/mosque] and state58958.9
8) Dont know272.7
9) Refused10.1
TOTAL1,000100.0
Survey Details
Scope:Other
Frame:Other
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


CHRSTATE from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in South Africa
Which comes closer to your view? 1) the government should take special steps to make our country a _____ [insert religion from Q3 (Christian/Muslim/etc.)] country, or 2) there should be a separation between _____ [insert church/mosque, as appropriate)] and state? [In the United States, if the respondent is other religion, the words Christian and church were used.] (CHRSTATE)
TOTAL%
1) Government should make our country a [Christian/Muslim/etc.] country32040.0
2) Should be a separation of [church/mosque] and state32340.3
8) Dont know13817.2
9) Refused202.5
TOTAL801100.0
Survey Details
Scope:Other
Frame:Other
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


CHRSTATE from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in the United States
Which comes closer to your view? 1) the government should take special steps to make our country a _____ [insert religion from Q3 (Christian/Muslim/etc.)] country, or 2) there should be a separation between _____ [insert church/mosque, as appropriate)] and state? [In the United States, if the respondent is other religion, the words Christian and church were used.] (CHRSTATE)
TOTAL%
1) Government should make our country a [Christian/Muslim/etc.] country14825.0
2) Should be a separation of [church/mosque] and state35860.5
8) Dont know7112.0
9) Refused152.5
Missing148 
TOTAL592100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


CHRSTATE from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in Kenya
Which comes closer to your view? 1) the government should take special steps to make our country a _____ [insert religion from Q3 (Christian/Muslim/etc.)] country, or 2) there should be a separation between _____ [insert church/mosque, as appropriate)] and state? [In the United States, if the respondent is other religion, the words Christian and church were used.] (CHRSTATE)
TOTAL%
1) Government should make our country a [Christian/Muslim/etc.] country28343.3
2) Should be a separation of [church/mosque] and state35754.7
8) Dont know121.8
9) Refused10.2
TOTAL653100.0
Survey Details
Scope:Other
Frame:Other
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


CHRSTATE from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in Guatemala
Which comes closer to your view? 1) the government should take special steps to make our country a _____ [insert religion from Q3 (Christian/Muslim/etc.)] country, or 2) there should be a separation between _____ [insert church/mosque, as appropriate)] and state? [In the United States, if the respondent is other religion, the words Christian and church were used.] (CHRSTATE)
TOTAL%
1) Government should make our country a [Christian/Muslim/etc.] country38037.8
2) Should be a separation of [church/mosque] and state56155.8
8) Dont know454.5
9) Refused191.9
TOTAL1,005100.0
Survey Details
Scope:Other
Frame:Other
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


CHSTSEP from Williamsburg Charter Survey On Religion and Public Life, 1987
Which of these statements comes closest to your opinion? The government should take special steps to protect the Judeo-Christian heritage, or There should be a high wall of separation between church and state. (CHSTSEP)
TOTAL%
1) Protect heritage99929.7
2) Wall of separation1,86755.5
6) Neither20.1
8) Dont know49314.7
TOTAL3361100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


SEPARATE from Winthrop University Student Religion Survey, 1996
In your opinion, should there be a strict separation of church and government in the U.S.? (SEPARATE)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely yes9230.9
2) Probably yes6822.8
3) Unsure6421.5
4) Probably not4615.4
5) Definitely not289.4
TOTAL298100.0
Survey Details
Scope:Other
Frame:Other
Sample:Unknown
Mode:Other


SOCSPRTN from Religion and Politics Survey, 2000
Here are some social issues facing our country today. How interested are you in each one, quite interested, fairly interested, or not very interested? -- Maintaining strict separation between church and state (SOCSPRTN)
TOTAL%
1) Quite interested2,24440.0
2) Fairly interested1,55227.7
3) Not very interested1,62028.9
4) Dont know/refused1873.3
TOTAL5603100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


OPSSEP from Religion and Public Life Survey, 2001
Here are some reasons people oppose the idea of allowing churches and other houses of worship to use government money to provide social services. Please indicate whether the following reason is an important concern of yours, or not. -- This would interfere with the separation between church and state. (OPSSEP)
TOTAL%
1) Important concern2,41451.6
2) Not an important concern2,12445.4
9) Dont know/Refused1443.1
TOTAL4,682100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


PLEDGERC from State of the First Amendment Survey, 2003
Many public schools require teachers to lead students in recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance, which includes the phrase One Nation Under God, although students are generally permitted to opt out of reciting the pledge if they so choose. In your opinion, does that school practice violate the Constitutional principle of separation of church and state? (PLEDGERC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, it violates the Constitutional principle24524.5
2) No, it does not70570.5
98) Dont Know404.0
99) Refused101.0
TOTAL1000100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


INGODWE from State of the First Amendment Survey, 2003
Please tell me whether you agree or disagree with the following statements. The governments use of the phrase in God we trust on U.S. money and coins violates the Constitutional principle of separation of church and state. (INGODWE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree979.7
2) Mildly agree878.7
3) Mildly disagree20120.1
4) Strongly disagree58658.6
98) Dont Know202.0
99) Refused90.9
TOTAL1000100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


PBSCPLG from State of the First Amendment Survey, 2004
Many public schools require teachers to lead students in recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance, which includes the phrase one nation under God, although students are generally permitted to opt out of reciting the pledge if they so choose. In your opinion does that school practice violate the constitutional principle of separation of church and state? (PBSCPLG)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, it violates the constitutional principle25725.6
2) No, it does not70370.1
98) Dont know373.7
99) Refused60.6
TOTAL1,003100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


NOSEP_B from Religion and Public Life Survey, 2009
Here are a few reasons why some people oppose the idea of allowing churches and other houses of worship to use government money to provide social services. Please tell me whether each one is an important concern of yours, or not. First: This would interfere with the separation between church and state (Q263A) [Note: NOSEP_B through NOINV_B were read together as a block, but were read in a random order within the block. For random respondents, this block of questions was read after the block of questions comprised of YCHNGE_B through YCHOIC_B was read.] (NOSEP_B)
TOTAL%
1) Important concern4,56751.7
2) Not an important concern4,01645.5
9) Dont know/Refused (VOL.)2462.8
Missing8,829 
TOTAL8,829100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


CHRSTAT from State of the First Amendment Survey, 2001
As you may know, the U.S. Constitution provides for the separation of church and state. How concerned are you, if at all, that providing public funding to religious groups for social services violates that constitutional principle? (CHRSTAT)
TOTAL%
1) Very concerned11321.6
2) Somewhat concerned15128.9
3) Not too concerned13525.9
4) Not at all concerned10620.3
99) Dont know/Refused173.3
Missing490 
TOTAL522100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


CHRSTAT2 from State of the First Amendment Survey, 2001
As you may know, the U.S. Constitution provides for the separation of church and state. How concerned are you, if at all, that providing public funding to religious groups for social services violates that constitutional principle? (CHRSTAT2)
TOTAL%
1) Very concerned10321.0
2) Somewhat concerned16233.1
3) Not too concerned10922.2
4) Not at all concerned11122.7
99) Dont know/Refused51.0
Missing522 
TOTAL490100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


PRAYUNCS from Survey of Northern California Church Bodies, 1963
Because of the separation of church and state, it is unconstitutional for any kind of prayers to be said in public schools. (PRAYUNCS)
TOTAL%
1) Agree52219.4
2) Disagree1,66562.0
3) Uncertain49818.5
TOTAL2685100.0
Survey Details
Scope:Regional Sample
Frame:Congregations
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Mailed


SUPRCRT from Williamsburg Charter Survey On Religion and Public Life, 1987
Do you mostly agree or mostly disagree with the following statement? - The Supreme Court is the best place to decide controversies about the separation of church and state. (SUPRCRT)
TOTAL%
1) Agree2,27067.6
2) Disagree71721.3
8) Dont know37311.1
TOTAL3360100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


 

Subcategories
Church OR StateThis question type asks the respondent if the government should enforce separation of church and state or promote a particular religion.
InterestHow interested is the respondent in first amendment issues?
Violations?This question type asks the respondent if specific things (the pledge of allegiance, references to God on US currency, etc.) violate the separate between Church and State.
Who DecidesThis question type asks the respondent who should make decisions regarding church/state issues.

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