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Any Experience? (6)
Dream (3)
God's Presence (8)
Healing (22)
Miracle (4)
Prophecy (12)
Spoken in Tongues? (19)
Vision (1)
Witness Tongues? (20)
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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
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


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
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


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
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


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
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


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
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


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
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


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
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Mixed-mode


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
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Mixed-mode


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
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Mixed-mode


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
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Mixed-mode


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
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Mixed-mode


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
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


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
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


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
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


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
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


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
Survey Details
Scope:Single Unit (State, County, etc.)
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


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
Survey Details
Scope:Single Unit (State, County, etc.)
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


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
Survey Details
Scope:Other
Frame:Other
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


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
Survey Details
Scope:Other
Frame:Other
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


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
Survey Details
Scope:Other
Frame:Other
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


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
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Mixed-mode


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
Survey Details
Scope:Other
Frame:Other
Sample:Unknown
Mode:Other


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
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Mixed-mode


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
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Mixed-mode


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
Survey Details
Scope:Other
Frame:Other
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


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
Survey Details
Scope:Other
Frame:Other
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


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
Survey Details
Scope:Other
Frame:Other
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


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
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


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
Survey Details
Scope:Other
Frame:Other
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


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
Survey Details
Scope:Other
Frame:Other
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


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
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


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
Survey Details
Scope:Regional Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


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
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


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
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


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
Survey Details
Scope:Other
Frame:Other
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


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
Survey Details
Scope:Other
Frame:Other
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


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
Survey Details
Scope:Regional Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


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
Survey Details
Scope:Regional Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


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
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


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
Survey Details
Scope:Other
Frame:U.S. Youth
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


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
Survey Details
Scope:Other
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


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
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


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
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


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
Survey Details
Scope:Other
Frame:Other
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


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
Survey Details
Scope:Other
Frame:Other
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


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
Survey Details
Scope:Other
Frame:Other
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


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
Survey Details
Scope:Other
Frame:Other
Sample:Unknown
Mode:Other


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
Survey Details
Scope:Other
Frame:Other
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


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
Survey Details
Scope:Other
Frame:Other
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


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
Survey Details
Scope:Other
Frame:Other
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


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
Survey Details
Scope:Other
Frame:Other
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


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
Survey Details
Scope:Other
Frame:Other
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


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
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


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
Survey Details
Scope:Other
Frame:Other
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


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
Survey Details
Scope:Other
Frame:Other
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


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
Survey Details
Scope:Other
Frame:Other
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


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
Survey Details
Scope:Other
Frame:Other
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


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
Survey Details
Scope:Other
Frame:Other
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


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
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Mixed-mode


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
Survey Details
Scope:Other
Frame:Other
Sample:Unknown
Mode:Other


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
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Mixed-mode


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
Survey Details
Scope:Other
Frame:Other
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


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
Survey Details
Scope:Other
Frame:Other
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


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
Survey Details
Scope:Other
Frame:Other
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


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
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


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
Survey Details
Scope:Other
Frame:Other
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


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
Survey Details
Scope:Other
Frame:Other
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


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
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


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
Survey Details
Scope:Regional Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


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
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


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
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


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
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


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
Survey Details
Scope:Other
Frame:Other
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


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
Survey Details
Scope:Other
Frame:Other
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


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
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Mixed-mode


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
Survey Details
Scope:Other
Frame:Other
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


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
Survey Details
Scope:Other
Frame:Other
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


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
Survey Details
Scope:Other
Frame:Other
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


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
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Mixed-mode


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
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:Congregations
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


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
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:Congregations
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


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
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:Congregations
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


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
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:Congregations
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


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
Survey Details
Scope:Other
Frame:Other
Sample:Unknown
Mode:Other


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
Survey Details
Scope:Other
Frame:Other
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


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
Survey Details
Scope:Other
Frame:Other
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


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
Survey Details
Scope:Other
Frame:Other
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


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
Survey Details
Scope:Other
Frame:Other
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


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
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


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
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


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
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


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
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


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
Survey Details
Scope:Other
Frame:Other
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


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
Survey Details
Scope:Other
Frame:Other
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


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
Survey Details
Scope:Single Unit (State, County, etc.)
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


 

Subcategories
Any Experience?This question asks if the respondent has had a religious/spiritual experience without specify the type of experience.
DreamHas the respondent ever had a dream of religious significance or a dream that later came true?
God's PresenceHow often/has the respondent experience God's presence or felt close to God?
HealingThis question type asks the respondent if he has ever witnessed or experienced a miraculous healing.
MiracleThis question type asks the respondent if he/she has ever experience a miracle.
ProphecyThis question type asks if the respondent has given or interpreted prophecy
Spoken in Tongues?This question type asks the respondent how often he/she has spoken in tongues.
VisionThis question type asks if the respondent has experienced a vision.
Witness Tongues?How often has the respondent attended a religious service where people have spoken in tongues?

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