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Q26J from Baylor Religion Survey, 2005
Q26 In your opinion, does each of the following ... exist j. Ghosts (Q26J)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely29017.9
2) Probably44827.6
3) Probably not52732.5
4) Absolutely not35622.0
TOTAL1621100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Mixed-mode


Q74H from Baylor Religion Survey, 2005
Q74 To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements..h. Places can be haunted (Q74H)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree835.1
2) Agree51431.4
3) Disagree40824.9
4) Strongly disagree36322.2
5) Undecided26916.4
TOTAL1637100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Mixed-mode


GHOST from Baylor Religion Survey, Wave II (2007)
Q23i. In your opinion, does each of the following exist? Ghosts (GHOST)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely not31119.7
2) Probably not48830.8
3) Probably46329.3
4) Absolutely32020.2
Missing66 
TOTAL1,582100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Mixed-mode


BLFGHOST from Southern Focus Poll, South Survey, Spring 1998
Do you believe in ghosts, that is, that spirits of dead people can come back in certain places and situations? (BLFGHOST)
TOTAL%
1) BELIEVE31742.7
2) DONT BELIEVE42557.3
TOTAL742100.0
Survey Details
Scope:Regional Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


BLFGHOST from Southern Focus Poll, Non-South Survey, Spring 1998
Do you believe in ghosts, that is, that spirits of dead people can come back in certain places and situations? (BLFGHOST)
TOTAL%
1) BELIEVE17547.3
2) DONT BELIEVE19552.7
TOTAL370100.0
Survey Details
Scope:Regional Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


GHOSTS from Four-State Church Involvement Study, 1988
Here are some more questions about religion. -- Do you believe in ghosts? (GHOSTS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes69027.0
2) No1,86373.0
TOTAL2553100.0
Survey Details
Scope:Other
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


BLFGHOST from Southern Focus Poll, Combined Sample, Spring 1998
Do you believe in ghosts, that is, that spirits of dead people can come back in certain places and situations? (BLFGHOST)
TOTAL%
1) Believe52847.4
2) Dont Believe58752.6
Missing138 
TOTAL1,115100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


Q75D from Baylor Religion Survey, 2005
Q75 As an adult, have you ever done any of the following...Visited or lived in a house or place believed to be haunted (Q75D)
TOTAL%
1) Yes32018.9
2) No1,37481.1
TOTAL1694100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Mixed-mode


Q75E from Baylor Religion Survey, 2005
Q75 As an adult, have you ever done any of the following...Consulted a Ouija board to contact a deceased person or spirit (Q75E)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1166.9
2) No1,57793.1
TOTAL1693100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Mixed-mode


BGHOST_B from Religion and Public Life Survey, 2009
Have you ever seen or been in the presence of a ghost? (Q292C) (BGHOST_B)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1,60118.1
2) No7,04379.8
9) Dont know/Refused (VOL.)1852.1
Missing8,829 
TOTAL8,829100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


SWVISIT from Salt Lake City and San Francisco Surveys of Mormons, 1967-1969 (Salt Lake City Sample)
Listed below are certain inner experiences or feelings that people have reported having. Since you have been an adult, have you ever had any of these experiences? If so, how sure are you about it? (Please indicate below) -- A feeling that you were being visited by a departed relative or other personage from the Spirit World (SWVISIT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, Im sure I have11813.3
2) Yes, I think that I have9911.1
3) No, I dont think so67175.6
TOTAL888100.0
Survey Details
Scope:Other
Frame:Denominations
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Mailed


SWVISIT from Salt Lake City and San Francisco Surveys of Mormons, 1967-1969 (San Francisco Sample)
Listed below are certain inner experiences or feelings that people have reported having. Since you have been an adult, have you ever had any of these experiences? If so, how sure are you about it? (Please indicate below) -- A feeling that you were being visited by a departed relative or other personage from the Spirit World (SWVISIT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, Im sure I have4716.8
2) Yes, I think that I have3412.2
3) No, I dont think so19871.0
TOTAL279100.0
Survey Details
Scope:Single Unit (State, County, etc.)
Frame:Denominations
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Mailed


MYST_ENC from Arts and Religion Survey, 1999
When you were growing up, did you ever have a mysterious encounter such as seeing an angel or a spirit? (MYST_ENC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes61,64114.5
2) No357,79784.4
3) Dont Know, Refused4,2751.0
TOTAL423,713100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


Q76E from Baylor Religion Survey, 2005
Q76 Have you ever read a book, consulted a Web site, or researched the following topics..Ghosts, apparitions, haunted houses, or electronic voice phenomena (Q76E)
TOTAL%
1) Yes39823.5
2) No1,29876.5
TOTAL1696100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Mixed-mode


 

Subcategories
BeliefThis question type asks the respondent about belief in ghosts
ExperiencesThis question type asks the respondent about experiences with ghosts
InterestThis question type gauges the respondent's level of interest in ghosts

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