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Measures whether one claims to have had extraordinary religous experiences

Below are 95 questions from surveys in the ARDA that attempt to measure this concept. Mouse over a survey name to see further details on a survey.

HEALING from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in South Korea

Have you ever experienced or witnessed a divine healing of an illness or injury? (HEALING)
TOTAL%
1) Yes6210.3
2) No52787.8
8) Dont know111.8
9) Refused00.0
TOTAL600100.0


TONGUES from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in South Korea

How often do you speak or pray in tongues: would you say every day, more than once a week, once a week, at least once a month, several times a year, less often or never? [Question asked only if respondent belongs to a particular religion.] (TONGUES)
TOTAL%
1) Every day72.0
2) More than once a week41.2
3) Once a week51.4
4) At least once a month41.2
5) Several times a year133.8
6) Less often7822.5
7) Never23166.8
8) Dont know41.2
9) Refused00.0
Missing254 
TOTAL346100.0


PROPHECY from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in Chosen Regions of India

Have you ever given or interpreted prophecy? (PROPHECY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes17123.6
2) No54575.1
8) Dont know101.4
9) Refused00.0
TOTAL726100.0


HEALING from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in Chosen Regions of India

Have you ever experienced or witnessed a divine healing of an illness or injury? (HEALING)
TOTAL%
1) Yes31843.8
2) No40155.2
8) Dont know71.0
9) Refused00.0
TOTAL726100.0


TONGUES2 from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in Chosen Regions of India

When you attend religious services, how often do they include people speaking tongues, prophesying, praying for miraculous or divine healings, or displaying physical signs of the spirit such as laughing and shaking: would you say always, frequently, occasionally, or never? [Question only asked if respondent is Christian and attends religious services more than never.] (TONGUES2)
TOTAL%
1) Always62.6
2) Frequently3414.7
3) Occasionally8034.6
4) Never10244.2
8) Dont know93.9
9) Refused00.0
Missing495 
TOTAL231100.0


PROPHECY from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in South Korea

Have you ever given or interpreted prophecy? (PROPHECY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes345.7
2) No55392.2
8) Dont know132.2
9) Refused00.0
TOTAL600100.0


TONGUES2 from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in South Korea

When you attend religious services, how often do they include people speaking tongues, prophesying, praying for miraculous or divine healings, or displaying physical signs of the spirit such as laughing and shaking: would you say always, frequently, occasionally, or never? [Question only asked if respondent is Christian and attends religious services more than never.] (TONGUES2)
TOTAL%
1) Always62.9
2) Frequently178.3
3) Occasionally8441.0
4) Never9747.3
8) Dont know10.5
9) Refused00.0
Missing395 
TOTAL205100.0


PROPHECY from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in Nigeria

Have you ever given or interpreted prophecy? (PROPHECY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes19229.5
2) No44468.2
8) Dont know132.0
9) Refused20.3
TOTAL651100.0


HEALING from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in Nigeria

Have you ever experienced or witnessed a divine healing of an illness or injury? (HEALING)
TOTAL%
1) Yes40161.6
2) No24036.9
8) Dont know91.4
9) Refused10.2
TOTAL651100.0


TONGUES2 from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in Nigeria

When you attend religious services, how often do they include people speaking tongues, prophesying, praying for miraculous or divine healings, or displaying physical signs of the spirit such as laughing and shaking: would you say always, frequently, occasionally, or never? [Question only asked if respondent is Christian and attends religious services more than never.] (TONGUES2)
TOTAL%
1) Always7221.8
2) Frequently8124.5
3) Occasionally11534.8
4) Never5015.2
8) Dont know113.3
9) Refused10.3
Missing320 
TOTAL330100.0


TONGUES from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in Nigeria

How often do you speak or pray in tongues: would you say every day, more than once a week, once a week, at least once a month, several times a year, less often or never? [Question asked only if respondent belongs to a particular religion.] (TONGUES)
TOTAL%
1) Every day101.5
2) More than once a week335.1
3) Once a week142.2
4) At least once a month121.9
5) Several times a year396.0
6) Less often335.1
7) Never49376.1
8) Dont know111.7
9) Refused30.5
Missing3 
TOTAL648100.0


TONGUES from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in Chosen Regions of India

How often do you speak or pray in tongues: would you say every day, more than once a week, once a week, at least once a month, several times a year, less often or never? [Question asked only if respondent belongs to a particular religion.] (TONGUES)
TOTAL%
1) Every day192.6
2) More than once a week141.9
3) Once a week202.8
4) At least once a month253.4
5) Several times a year304.1
6) Less often709.7
7) Never54374.9
8) Dont know40.6
9) Refused00.0
Missing1 
TOTAL725100.0


Q28G from Baylor Religion Survey, 2005

Q28 Please indicate whether or not you have ever had any of the following experiences...g. I had a dream of religious significance (Q28G)
TOTAL%
1) Yes38323.2
2) No1,26776.8
TOTAL1650100.0


Q75F from Baylor Religion Survey, 2005

Q75 As an adult, have you ever done any of the following...Had a dream that later came true (Q75F)
TOTAL%
1) Yes68540.4
2) No1,00959.6
TOTAL1694100.0


Q28B from Baylor Religion Survey, 2005

Q28 Please indicate whether or not you have ever had any of the following experiences...b. I witnessed people speaking in tongues at a place of worship (Q28B)
TOTAL%
1) Yes45627.5
2) No1,20272.5
TOTAL1658100.0


RELEXP from General Social Survey 2008 Cross-Section and Panel Combined

Did you ever have a religious or spiritual experience that changed your life? (RELEXP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1,53543.1
2) No1,99556.1
8) Dont know200.6
9) No answer90.3
TOTAL3559100.0


Q28F from Baylor Religion Survey, 2005

Q28 Please indicate whether or not you have ever had any of the following experiences...f. I heard the voice of God speaking to me (Q28F)
TOTAL%
1) Yes24014.6
2) No1,40885.4
TOTAL1648100.0


Q28C from Baylor Religion Survey, 2005

Q28 Please indicate whether or not you have ever had any of the following experiences...c. I spoke in tongues at a place of worship (Q28C)
TOTAL%
1) Yes965.8
2) No1,55994.2
TOTAL1655100.0


Q28A from Baylor Religion Survey, 2005

Q28 Please indicate whether or not you have ever had any of the following experiences...a. I witnessed or experienced a miraculous, physical healing (Q28A)
TOTAL%
1) Yes36722.1
2) No1,29277.9
TOTAL1659100.0


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

Did you ever have a religious or spiritual experience that changed your life? (RELEXP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes2,07542.3
2) No2,78456.8
8) Dont know280.6
9) No answer140.3
TOTAL4901100.0


Q28D from Baylor Religion Survey, 2005

Q28 Please indicate whether or not you have ever had any of the following experiences...d. I personally had a vision of a religious figure while awake (Q28D)
TOTAL%
1) Yes985.9
2) No1,55394.1
TOTAL1651100.0


MIRACLE from National Study of Youth and Religion, Wave 1 (2003)

Y59. Have you ever [INSERT LIST A-D], or not: Witnessed or experienced what you believe was a miracle from God? (MIRACLE)
TOTAL%
0) No1,76152.3
1) Yes1,57646.8
777) Dont know300.9
888) Refused30.1
TOTAL3370100.0


DREAMREL from Baylor Religion Survey, Wave II (2007)

Q26f. Please indicate whether or not you have ever had any of the following experiences: I had a dream of religious significance (DREAMREL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes42726.8
2) No1,16873.2
Missing53 
TOTAL1,595100.0


HEARDGOD from Baylor Religion Survey, Wave II (2007)

Q26e. Please indicate whether or not you have ever had any of the following experiences: I heard the voice of God speaking to me (HEARDGOD)
TOTAL%
1) Yes31819.9
2) No1,28380.1
Missing47 
TOTAL1,601100.0


TONGUES from Baylor Religion Survey, Wave II (2007)

Q26c. Please indicate whether or not you have ever had any of the following experiences: I spoke or prayed in tongues (TONGUES)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1217.5
2) No1,48992.5
Missing38 
TOTAL1,610100.0


PROPHECY from Spirit and Power: A 10-Country Survey of Pentecostals

Have you ever given or interpreted prophecy? (PROPHECY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes2,47322.4
2) No8,37976.0
8) Dont know1571.4
9) Refused190.2
TOTAL11028100.0


HEALING from Spirit and Power: A 10-Country Survey of Pentecostals

Have you ever experienced or witnessed a divine healing of an illness or injury? (HEALING)
TOTAL%
1) Yes5,56550.5
2) No5,35748.6
8) Dont know930.8
9) Refused130.1
TOTAL11028100.0


TONGUES2 from Spirit and Power: A 10-Country Survey of Pentecostals

When you attend religious services, how often do they include people speaking tongues, prophesying, praying for miraculous or divine healings, or displaying physical signs of the spirit such as laughing and shaking: would you say always, frequently, occasionally, or never? [Question only asked if respondent is Christian and attends religious services more than never.] (TONGUES2)
TOTAL%
1) Always1,38615.7
2) Frequently1,74519.7
3) Occasionally2,41027.3
4) Never3,13435.5
8) Dont know1341.5
9) Refused310.4
TOTAL8840100.0


TONGUES from Spirit and Power: A 10-Country Survey of Pentecostals

How often do you speak or pray in tongues: would you say every day, more than once a week, once a week, at least once a month, several times a year, less often or never? [Question asked only if respondent belongs to a particular religion.] (TONGUES)
TOTAL%
1) Every day1,06610.4
2) More than once a week6806.6
3) Once a week5145.0
4) At least once a month4234.1
5) Several times a year5815.7
6) Less often6206.0
7) Never6,17660.2
8) Dont know1701.7
9) Refused260.3
TOTAL10256100.0


RECHEAL from Baylor Religion Survey, Wave II (2007)

Q26b. Please indicate whether or not you have ever had any of the following experiences: I received a miraculous, physical healing (RECHEAL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes25515.9
2) No1,34684.1
Missing46 
TOTAL1,601100.0


WITNHEAL from Baylor Religion Survey, Wave II (2007)

Q26a. Please indicate whether or not you have ever had any of the following experiences: I witnessed a miraculous, physical healing (WITNHEAL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes36923.0
2) No1,23377.0
Missing47 
TOTAL1,602100.0


SPRGFT98 from National Congregations Study, Panel Dataset (1998 and 2006-2007)

(sprgifts_98) Within the past twelve months, have there been any groups or meetings or classes or events specifically focused on the following purposes or activities? To receive or practice gifts of the Spirit such as tongues or prophesying? (SPRGFT98)
TOTAL%
1) Yes4617.6
2) No21682.4
TOTAL262100.0


TONGUE06 from National Congregations Study, Panel Dataset (1998 and 2006-2007)

(tongues_06) Did people speak in tongues at any service within the past twelve months? (Asked only of Christian congregations) (TONGUE06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data83.1
-1) Refused20.8
1) Yes4015.3
2) No21280.9
TOTAL262100.0


TONGUE98 from National Congregations Study, Panel Dataset (1998 and 2006-2007)

(tongues_98) Did people speak in tongues at any service within the past twelve months? (Asked only of Christian congregations) (TONGUE98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data72.7
1) Yes4216.0
2) No21381.3
TOTAL262100.0


SPRGFT06 from National Congregations Study, Panel Dataset (1998 and 2006-2007)

(sprgifts_06) Within the past twelve months, have there been any groups or meetings or classes or events specifically focused on the following purposes or activities? To receive or practice gifts of the Spirit such as tongues or prophesying? (SPRGFT06)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data10.4
-1) Refused10.4
1) Yes3312.6
2) No22786.6
TOTAL262100.0


FEELGOD from General Social Survey, 2004

The following questions deal with possible daily spiritual experiences. To what extent can you say you experience the following...I feel Gods presence. (FEELGOD)
TOTAL%
1) Many times a day29622.1
2) Every day34725.9
3) Most days18613.9
4) Some days14811.0
5) Once in a while16612.4
6) Never or almost never16912.6
8) Dont know90.7
9) No answer191.4
TOTAL1340100.0


RELEXP from General Social Survey, 2004

Did you ever have a religious or spiritual experience that changed your life? (RELEXP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes47735.6
2) No84863.3
8) Dont know40.3
9) No answer110.8
TOTAL1340100.0


RELEXP from General Social Survey, 2006

Did you ever have a religious or spiritual experience that changed your life? (RELEXP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1,23741.3
2) No1,73057.8
8) Dont know180.6
9) No answer70.2
TOTAL2992100.0


PROPHECY from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in Brazil

Have you ever given or interpreted prophecy? (PROPHECY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes7310.4
2) No62188.7
8) Dont know50.7
9) Refused10.1
TOTAL700100.0


HEALING from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in Brazil

Have you ever experienced or witnessed a divine healing of an illness or injury? (HEALING)
TOTAL%
1) Yes26437.7
2) No43261.7
8) Dont know40.6
9) Refused00.0
TOTAL700100.0


TONGUES2 from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in Brazil

When you attend religious services, how often do they include people speaking tongues, prophesying, praying for miraculous or divine healings, or displaying physical signs of the spirit such as laughing and shaking: would you say always, frequently, occasionally, or never? [Question only asked if respondent is Christian and attends religious services more than never.] (TONGUES2)
TOTAL%
1) Always7314.3
2) Frequently469.0
3) Occasionally9819.2
4) Never27954.7
8) Dont know142.7
9) Refused00.0
Missing190 
TOTAL510100.0


TONGUES from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in Brazil

How often do you speak or pray in tongues: would you say every day, more than once a week, once a week, at least once a month, several times a year, less often or never? [Question asked only if respondent belongs to a particular religion.] (TONGUES)
TOTAL%
1) Every day213.3
2) More than once a week193.0
3) Once a week121.9
4) At least once a month111.7
5) Several times a year60.9
6) Less often193.0
7) Never54785.1
8) Dont know81.2
9) Refused00.0
Missing57 
TOTAL643100.0


PROPHECY from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in Chile

Have you ever given or interpreted prophecy? (PROPHECY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes406.7
2) No55292.0
8) Dont know50.8
9) Refused30.5
TOTAL600100.0


Q66D from Sub-Saharan Africa Religion Survey, 2010

Q66D [PLEASE TELL ME HOW OFTEN YOU DO EACH OF THE FOLLOWING. WOULD YOU SAY AT LEAST ONCE A WEEK, ONCE OR TWICE A MONTH, SEVEAL TIMES A YEAR, SELDOM, OR NEVER?] Speak or pray in tongues (Q66D)
TOTAL%
1) At least once a week2,21413.9
2) Once or twice a month1,61010.1
3) Several times a year9836.2
4) Seldom1,61810.1
5) Never9,20557.6
8) Dont know2761.7
9) Refused670.4
Missing9,058 
TOTAL15,973100.0


TONGUES from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in Chile

How often do you speak or pray in tongues: would you say every day, more than once a week, once a week, at least once a month, several times a year, less often or never? [Question asked only if respondent belongs to a particular religion.] (TONGUES)
TOTAL%
1) Every day163.1
2) More than once a week102.0
3) Once a week132.5
4) At least once a month132.5
5) Several times a year61.2
6) Less often122.4
7) Never43084.3
8) Dont know71.4
9) Refused30.6
Missing90 
TOTAL510100.0


Q67B from Sub-Saharan Africa Religion Survey, 2010

Q67B [HAVE YOU EVERů?] given or interpreted prophecy? (Q67B)
TOTAL%
1) Yes5,28221.1
2) No19,13776.5
8) Dont know4601.8
9) Refused1520.6
TOTAL25,031100.0


MIRACLE from National Study of Youth and Religion, Wave 3 (2007-2008)

(miracle_w3) F:2. In the last two years have you . . . [INSERT LIST A-C] B. witnessed or experienced what you believe was a miracle from God? [INTERVIEWER: IF R SAYS MAYBE, PROBE ONCE. IF HE/SHE STILL SAYS MAYBE, CODE YES.] (MIRACLE)
TOTAL%
0) No1,50759.5
1) Yes1,01840.2
777) Dont know30.1
888) Refused40.2
TOTAL2532100.0


Q67A from Sub-Saharan Africa Religion Survey, 2010

Q67A [HAVE YOU EVERů?] experienced or witnessed a divine healing of an illness or injury? (Q67A)
TOTAL%
1) Yes11,90047.5
2) No12,70850.8
8) Dont know2801.1
9) Refused1430.6
TOTAL25,031100.0


MIRACLE from National Study of Youth and Religion, Wave 2 (2005)

(miracle_w2) F:2. In the last two years have you . . . [INSERT LIST A-C] B. Witnessed or experienced what you believe was a miracle from God? [INTERVIEWER: IF R SAYS MAYBE, PROBE ONCE. IF HE/SHE STILL SAYS MAYBE, CODE YES.] (MIRACLE)
TOTAL%
0) No1,48657.1
1) Yes1,10342.4
666) Invalid skip80.3
777) Dont know60.2
888) Refused10.0
TOTAL2604100.0


Q43D from U.S. Religious Landscape Survey - Continental Dataset

IF BELIEVE IN GOD/UNIVERSAL SPIRIT (Q.30=1), ASK: And have you ever experienced or witnessed a divine healing of an illness or injury? (Q43D)
TOTAL%
1) Yes11,80835.9
2) No20,42262.0
9) Dont know/Refused (Vol.)6832.1
TOTAL32913100.0


TONGUES2 from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in Chile

When you attend religious services, how often do they include people speaking tongues, prophesying, praying for miraculous or divine healings, or displaying physical signs of the spirit such as laughing and shaking: would you say always, frequently, occasionally, or never? [Question only asked if respondent is Christian and attends religious services more than never.] (TONGUES2)
TOTAL%
1) Always245.4
2) Frequently4911.1
3) Occasionally10122.8
4) Never26459.6
8) Dont know40.9
9) Refused10.2
Missing157 
TOTAL443100.0


Q42E from U.S. Religious Landscape Survey - Continental Dataset

IF CHRISTIAN (Q.16=1-4, 13 OR CHR=1), ASK: How often do you speak or pray in tongues - would you say at least once a week, once or twice a month, several times a year, seldom, or never? (Q42E)
TOTAL%
1) At least once a week2,2337.9
2) Once or twice a month5812.1
3) Several times a year4511.6
4) Seldom1,4845.2
5) Never22,35879.1
9) Dont know/Refused (Vol.)1,1724.1
TOTAL28279100.0


RA_6 from Portraits of American Life Study, 1st Wave, 2006

I have experienced a supernatural miracle, an event that could not have happened without the intervention of God or a spiritual force. (RA_6)
TOTAL%
-7) Refused100.4
-4) Dont know261.0
1) Strongly agree86333.1
2) Somewhat agree48518.6
3) Neither agree nor disagree51819.9
4) Somewhat disagree1736.6
5) Strongly disagree53320.4
Missing3 
TOTAL2,608100.0


SP_1 from Portraits of American Life Study, 1st Wave, 2006

Im going to ask you just a few final questions on spiritual experiences you may have had. Did you ever have a religious or spiritual experience that changed your life? (SP_1)
TOTAL%
-7) Refused50.2
-4) Dont know70.3
1) Yes1,18445.5
2) No1,40954.1
Missing5 
TOTAL2,605100.0


HEALING from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in Chile

Have you ever experienced or witnessed a divine healing of an illness or injury? (HEALING)
TOTAL%
1) Yes15826.3
2) No43772.8
8) Dont know30.5
9) Refused20.3
TOTAL600100.0


Q43D from U.S. Religious Landscape Survey - Alaska and Hawaii Dataset

IF BELIEVE IN GOD/UNIVERSAL SPIRIT (Q.30=1), ASK: And have you ever experienced or witnessed a divine healing of an illness or injury? (Q43D)
TOTAL%
1) Yes12334.3
2) No22863.5
9) Dont know/Refused (Vol.)82.2
TOTAL359100.0


Q42E from U.S. Religious Landscape Survey - Alaska and Hawaii Dataset

IF CHRISTIAN (Q.16=1-4, 13 OR CHR=1), ASK: How often do you speak or pray in tongues - would you say at least once a week, once or twice a month, several times a year, seldom, or never? (Q42E)
TOTAL%
1) At least once a week2810.0
2) Once or twice a month31.1
3) Several times a year41.4
4) Seldom207.1
5) Never20974.6
9) Dont know/Refused (Vol.)165.7
TOTAL280100.0


GRACE from General Social Survey, 1991

How often have you had any of the following experiences? Felt as though you were very close to a powerful, spiritual force that seemed to lift you out of yourself. (GRACE)
TOTAL%
1) Never in my life76656.4
2) Once or twice20314.9
3) Several times1098.0
4) Often614.5
8) Cannot answer18513.6
9) No answer352.6
TOTAL1359100.0


TONGUES2 from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in South Africa

When you attend religious services, how often do they include people speaking tongues, prophesying, praying for miraculous or divine healings, or displaying physical signs of the spirit such as laughing and shaking: would you say always, frequently, occasionally, or never? [Question only asked if respondent is Christian and attends religious services more than never.] (TONGUES2)
TOTAL%
1) Always9315.0
2) Frequently9916.0
3) Occasionally13822.3
4) Never26843.3
8) Dont know203.2
9) Refused10.2
Missing182 
TOTAL619100.0


GRACE from General Social Survey, 1988

How often: Felt as though you were very close to a powerful, spiritual force that seemed to lift you out of yourself. (GRACE)
TOTAL%
1) Never in my life99467.1
2) Once or twice26618.0
3) Several times1258.4
4) Often664.5
8) I cannot answer this answer251.7
9) No answer50.3
TOTAL1481100.0


TONGUES2 from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in the United States

When you attend religious services, how often do they include people speaking tongues, prophesying, praying for miraculous or divine healings, or displaying physical signs of the spirit such as laughing and shaking: would you say always, frequently, occasionally, or never? [Question only asked if respondent is Christian and attends religious services more than never.] (TONGUES2)
TOTAL%
1) Always468.3
2) Frequently427.6
3) Occasionally7213.1
4) Never37467.9
8) Dont know112.0
9) Refused61.1
Missing188 
TOTAL551100.0


TONGUES from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in the United States

How often do you speak or pray in tongues: would you say every day, more than once a week, once a week, at least once a month, several times a year, less often or never? [Question asked only if respondent belongs to a particular religion.] (TONGUES)
TOTAL%
1) Every day487.9
2) More than once a week152.5
3) Once a week233.8
4) At least once a month122.0
5) Several times a year101.6
6) Less often284.6
7) Never44873.8
8) Dont know203.3
9) Refused30.5
Missing132 
TOTAL607100.0


PROPHECY from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in South Africa

Have you ever given or interpreted prophecy? (PROPHECY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes21827.3
2) No56770.9
8) Dont know151.9
9) Refused00.0
TOTAL800100.0


HEALING from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in South Africa

Have you ever experienced or witnessed a divine healing of an illness or injury? (HEALING)
TOTAL%
1) Yes30638.3
2) No48660.8
8) Dont know70.9
9) Refused00.0
TOTAL799100.0


HEALING from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in the United States

Have you ever experienced or witnessed a divine healing of an illness or injury? (HEALING)
TOTAL%
1) Yes21529.1
2) No51469.6
8) Dont know81.1
9) Refused10.1
TOTAL738100.0


PROPHECY from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in the Philippines

Have you ever given or interpreted prophecy? (PROPHECY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes10410.4
2) No89189.1
8) Dont know50.5
9) Refused00.0
TOTAL1,000100.0


HEALING from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in the Philippines

Have you ever experienced or witnessed a divine healing of an illness or injury? (HEALING)
TOTAL%
1) Yes37637.6
2) No62062.1
8) Dont know30.3
9) Refused00.0
TOTAL999100.0


TONGUES2 from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in the Philippines

When you attend religious services, how often do they include people speaking tongues, prophesying, praying for miraculous or divine healings, or displaying physical signs of the spirit such as laughing and shaking: would you say always, frequently, occasionally, or never? [Question only asked if respondent is Christian and attends religious services more than never.] (TONGUES2)
TOTAL%
1) Always606.3
2) Frequently9710.2
3) Occasionally26928.3
4) Never51053.7
8) Dont know131.4
9) Refused00.0
Missing51 
TOTAL949100.0


TONGUES from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in the Philippines

How often do you speak or pray in tongues: would you say every day, more than once a week, once a week, at least once a month, several times a year, less often or never? [Question asked only if respondent belongs to a particular religion.] (TONGUES)
TOTAL%
1) Every day474.7
2) More than once a week282.8
3) Once a week242.4
4) At least once a month101.0
5) Several times a year131.3
6) Less often474.7
7) Never76476.6
8) Dont know646.4
9) Refused00.0
Missing2 
TOTAL997100.0


PROPHECY from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in the United States

Have you ever given or interpreted prophecy? (PROPHECY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes9312.6
2) No62384.3
8) Dont know223.0
9) Refused10.1
TOTAL739100.0


TONGUES from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in South Africa

How often do you speak or pray in tongues: would you say every day, more than once a week, once a week, at least once a month, several times a year, less often or never? [Question asked only if respondent belongs to a particular religion.] (TONGUES)
TOTAL%
1) Every day304.2
2) More than once a week233.2
3) Once a week324.4
4) At least once a month152.1
5) Several times a year131.8
6) Less often405.5
7) Never55076.2
8) Dont know152.1
9) Refused40.6
Missing77 
TOTAL722100.0


RELEXP from General Social Survey, 1998

Did you ever have a religious or spiritual experience that changed your life? (RELEXP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes55738.5
2) No86760.0
8) Dont know50.3
9) No answer161.1
TOTAL1445100.0


F_QN31A from Changing Faiths: Latinos and the Transformation of American Religion

Do you ever participate in prayer groups or other small group meetings that include people speaking or praising in tongues? (F_QN31A)
TOTAL%
1) Yes10015.4
2) No54283.4
8) Dont know30.5
9) Refused50.8
TOTAL650100.0


F_QN25 from Changing Faiths: Latinos and the Transformation of American Religion

IF YES TO F_QN22: When you attend religious services at an evangelical or Pentecostal church, how often do they include people speaking or praising in tongues, prophesying or receiving a word of knowledge, or praying for miraculous healings and deliverance? Do you see these kinds of things at the evangelical or Pentecostal church always, frequently, occasionally, or never? (F_QN25)
TOTAL%
1) Always5142.9
2) Frequently1310.9
3) Occasionally3731.1
4) Never1613.4
8) Dont know21.7
TOTAL119100.0


F_QN21 from Changing Faiths: Latinos and the Transformation of American Religion

IF RESPONDENT REPORTS ATTENDING RELIGIOUS SERVICES AT ALL (on both F_QN14 and QN23): When you attend Catholic Masses, how often do they include people speaking or praising in tongues, prophesying or receiving a word of knowledge, or praying for miraculous healings and deliverance? Do you see these kinds of things at mass always, frequently, occasionally, or never? (F_QN21)
TOTAL%
1) Always8013.4
2) Frequently457.6
3) Occasionally19833.3
4) Never25843.4
8) Dont know122.0
9) Refused20.3
TOTAL595100.0


F_QN19A from Changing Faiths: Latinos and the Transformation of American Religion

Have you yourself ever received a divine healing of an illness or injury? (F_QN19A)
TOTAL%
1) Yes20431.4
2) No43667.1
8) Dont know91.4
9) Refused10.2
TOTAL650100.0


QN31A_D from Changing Faiths: Latinos and the Transformation of American Religion

IF RESPONDENT REPORTS BEING A MEMBER OF A RELIGION (from RELIG): How often do you speak or pray in tongues? Would you say...? (QN31A_D)
TOTAL%
1) Every day71520.9
2) At least once a week2717.9
3) Once or twice a month1283.7
4) A few times a year972.8
5) Seldom2447.1
6) Never1,81152.9
8) Dont know1223.6
9) Refused331.0
TOTAL3421100.0


FEELGOD from General Social Survey, 1998

The following questions deal with possible daily spiritual experiences. To what extent can you say you experience the following...I feel Gods presence. (FEELGOD)
TOTAL%
1) Many times a day24517.0
2) Every day36125.0
3) Most days19513.5
4) Some days19313.4
5) Once in a while23716.4
6) Never or almost never16711.6
8) Dont know181.2
9) No answer292.0
TOTAL1445100.0


PRAYTON2 from Religion and Public Life Survey, 2006

About how often do you speak or pray in tongues? Would you say: once a week or more often, at least once a month, several times a year, or less often? [Answered if PRAYTON = 1.] (PRAYTON2)
TOTAL%
1) Once a week or more often2843.8
2) At least once a month11.6
3) Several times a year69.4
4) A few times a year1015.6
5) Less often (than a few times a year)1421.9
9) Dont know/Refused57.8
Missing1,939 
TOTAL64100.0


PRAYTON from Religion and Public Life Survey, 2006

Do you, yourself ever speak or pray in tongues? [Answered if CHRISTON = 1 or 2.] (PRAYTON)
TOTAL%
1) Yes6413.5
2) No40886.3
9) Dont know/Refused10.2
Missing1,530 
TOTAL473100.0


F_QN19B from Changing Faiths: Latinos and the Transformation of American Religion

Have you ever witnessed a divine healing of an illness or injury? (F_QN19B)
TOTAL%
1) Yes20731.8
2) No43867.4
8) Dont know30.5
9) Refused20.3
TOTAL650100.0


HEALING from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in Kenya

Have you ever experienced or witnessed a divine healing of an illness or injury? (HEALING)
TOTAL%
1) Yes46170.5
2) No18928.9
8) Dont know30.5
9) Refused10.2
TOTAL654100.0


TONGUES2 from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in Kenya

When you attend religious services, how often do they include people speaking tongues, prophesying, praying for miraculous or divine healings, or displaying physical signs of the spirit such as laughing and shaking: would you say always, frequently, occasionally, or never? [Question only asked if respondent is Christian and attends religious services more than never.] (TONGUES2)
TOTAL%
1) Always468.0
2) Frequently16829.2
3) Occasionally14825.7
4) Never20235.1
8) Dont know111.9
9) Refused00.0
Missing78 
TOTAL575100.0


PROPHECY from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in Kenya

Have you ever given or interpreted prophecy? (PROPHECY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes14021.4
2) No49475.7
8) Dont know182.8
9) Refused10.2
TOTAL653100.0


TONGUES from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in Guatemala

How often do you speak or pray in tongues: would you say every day, more than once a week, once a week, at least once a month, several times a year, less often or never? [Question asked only if respondent belongs to a particular religion.] (TONGUES)
TOTAL%
1) Every day22125.9
2) More than once a week637.4
3) Once a week374.3
4) At least once a month202.3
5) Several times a year111.3
6) Less often242.8
7) Never47355.4
8) Dont know50.6
9) Refused00.0
Missing151 
TOTAL854100.0


HEALING from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in Guatemala

Have you ever experienced or witnessed a divine healing of an illness or injury? (HEALING)
TOTAL%
1) Yes56556.2
2) No43943.7
8) Dont know10.1
9) Refused00.0
TOTAL1,005100.0


TONGUES from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in Kenya

How often do you speak or pray in tongues: would you say every day, more than once a week, once a week, at least once a month, several times a year, less often or never? [Question asked only if respondent belongs to a particular religion.] (TONGUES)
TOTAL%
1) Every day375.8
2) More than once a week467.2
3) Once a week375.8
4) At least once a month396.1
5) Several times a year558.6
6) Less often274.2
7) Never39361.5
8) Dont know40.6
9) Refused10.2
Missing14 
TOTAL639100.0


PROPHECY from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in Guatemala

Have you ever given or interpreted prophecy? (PROPHECY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes20520.4
2) No79479.0
8) Dont know50.5
9) Refused10.1
TOTAL1,005100.0


TONGUES2 from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in Guatemala

When you attend religious services, how often do they include people speaking tongues, prophesying, praying for miraculous or divine healings, or displaying physical signs of the spirit such as laughing and shaking: would you say always, frequently, occasionally, or never? [Question only asked if respondent is Christian and attends religious services more than never.] (TONGUES2)
TOTAL%
1) Always18622.0
2) Frequently13816.3
3) Occasionally15117.8
4) Never36042.6
8) Dont know20.2
9) Refused91.1
Missing159 
TOTAL846100.0


PRAYHEAL from Southern Focus Poll, South Survey, Spring 1998

Have you personally ever experienced having an illness cured by prayer? (PRAYHEAL)
TOTAL%
1) YES, HAVE BEEN HEALED BY PRAYER38947.2
2) NO, HAVE NOT43652.8
TOTAL825100.0


PRAYHEAL from Southern Focus Poll, Non-South Survey, Spring 1998

Have you personally ever experienced having an illness cured by prayer? (PRAYHEAL)
TOTAL%
1) YES, HAVE BEEN HEALED BY PRAYER11930.1
2) NO, HAVE NOT27769.9
TOTAL396100.0


CLOSEGOD from Middletown Area Study, 1998

During the past week, how frequently have you felt close to God or some other spiritual force? (CLOSEGOD)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all5911.5
2) A few times14528.2
3) Just about every day30258.8
9) Dont know81.6
TOTAL514100.0


THEFORCE from Middletown Area Study, 1985

And how often have you felt as though you were very close to a powerful, spiritual force that seemed to lift you out of yourself. Have you had this experience: (THEFORCE)
TOTAL%
1) Never21456.8
2) Once or twice7820.7
3) Several times379.8
4) Often4411.7
5) Dont know41.1
TOTAL377100.0


TOUNGES from Middletown Area Study, 1983

ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ATTEND CHURCH: Do members of the church you attend speak in tongues at any church service? (TOUNGES)
TOTAL%
1) No26884.3
2) Yes4313.5
3) Not sure72.2
TOTAL318100.0


PRAYHEAL from Southern Focus Poll, Combined Sample, Spring 1998

Have you personally ever experienced having an illness cured by prayer? (PRAYHEAL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, have been healed by prayer42134.7
2) No, have not79165.3
Missing41 
TOTAL1,212100.0




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