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How does respondent feel about the morality of stem cell research? 

Below are 20 questions from surveys in the ARDA that attempt to measure this concept. The ARDA staff further categorized these questions into 4 types:

[ Benefits and Costs | Favor? | Funding | Morality ]

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Category 1:Benefits and Costs
 

Does respondent believe that the potential benefits of stem cell research outweigh the costs?

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CELLIMPT from Religion and Public Life Survey, 2002

STEMCELL from Religion and Public Life Survey, 2007

STEMCURE from Religion and Public Life Survey, 2006

STEMIMP1 from News Interest Index / Religion Overflow, July 2005

STEMIMP2 from News Interest Index / Religion Overflow, July 2005

FINDCURE from Trends in Political Values and Core Attitudes, 1987-2009

STEMIMPT from Religion and Public Life Survey, 2004


Category 2:Favor?
 

Does the response favor or oppose stem cell research?

Some questions fit within the "Favor?" subcategory but varied in a notable way. ARDA staff identified 2 such variants.

[ Change Mind? | Legality ]

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STEMCELL from ABC News Beliefnet Poll, 2001

STEMCELL from ABC News/Washington Post Poll: Springtime Politics, 2005


Variant:Change Mind? (Favor? variant)
 

Can the respondent imagine changing his or her mind on stem cell research?

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CELLHUMN from Religion and Public Life Survey, 2002

CELLMED from Religion and Public Life Survey, 2002


Variant:Legality (Favor? variant)
 

This variant asks the respondent if stem cell research should be legal

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MA_6 from Portraits of American Life Study, 1st Wave, 2006


Category 3:Funding
 

Does the respondent believe stem cell research should be funded by the government?

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SCRESRCH from General Social Survey 2010 Cross-Section and Panel Combined

FUNDSTEM from ABC News Beliefnet Poll, 2001

SCRESRCH from General Social Survey, 2006

STEMCELL from Houston Area Survey, 1982-2010

GOVCELL from Religion and Public Life Survey, 2002


Category 4:Morality
 

Does the respondent think that stem cell research is morally wrong?

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Q37E from Baylor Religion Survey, 2005

STEMCELL from Baylor Religion Survey, Wave II (2007)

MA_2 from Portraits of American Life Study, 1st Wave, 2006



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