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PSYCHIC from Baylor Religion Survey, Wave II (2007)
Q23l. In your opinion, does each of the following exist? Psychic phenomena, such as ESP (PSYCHIC)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely not23214.6
2) Probably not38324.1
3) Probably66842.1
4) Absolutely30519.2
Missing59 
TOTAL1,588100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Mixed-mode


BLFHEAL from Southern Focus Poll, South Survey, Spring 1998
Do you believe in psychic or spiritual healing, that is, the power of the human mind to heal the human body? (BLFHEAL)
TOTAL%
1) BELIEVE44058.5
2) DONT BELIEVE31241.5
TOTAL752100.0
Survey Details
Scope:Regional Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


BLFESP from Southern Focus Poll, South Survey, Spring 1998
Do you believe in ESP, that is, extra sensory perception? (BLFESP)
TOTAL%
1) BELIEVE49567.7
2) DONT BELIEVE23632.3
TOTAL731100.0
Survey Details
Scope:Regional Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


BLFHEAL from Southern Focus Poll, Non-South Survey, Spring 1998
Do you believe in psychic or spiritual healing, that is, the power of the human mind to heal the human body? (BLFHEAL)
TOTAL%
1) BELIEVE24668.1
2) DONT BELIEVE11531.9
TOTAL361100.0
Survey Details
Scope:Regional Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


BLFESP from Southern Focus Poll, Non-South Survey, Spring 1998
Do you believe in ESP, that is, extra sensory perception? (BLFESP)
TOTAL%
1) BELIEVE24670.5
2) DONT BELIEVE10329.5
TOTAL349100.0
Survey Details
Scope:Regional Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


BLFHEAL from Southern Focus Poll, Combined Sample, Spring 1998
Do you believe in psychic or spiritual healing, that is, the power of the human mind to heal the human body? (BLFHEAL)
TOTAL%
1) Believe73566.4
2) Dont Believe37233.6
Missing146 
TOTAL1,107100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


BELESP from Southern Focus Poll, Combined Sample, Spring 1998
Do you believe in ESP, that is, extra sensory perception? (BELESP)
TOTAL%
1) Believe75370.0
2) Dont Believe32330.0
Missing177 
TOTAL1,076100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


Q75C from Baylor Religion Survey, 2005
Q75 As an adult, have you ever done any of the following...Called or consulted a medium, fortune teller, or psychic (Q75C)
TOTAL%
1) Yes23213.7
2) No1,46486.3
TOTAL1696100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Mixed-mode


BPSYCH_B from Religion and Public Life Survey, 2009
Have you ever consulted a fortune-teller or psychic? (Q292B) (BPSYCH_B)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1,32015.0
2) No7,45684.4
9) Dont know/Refused (VOL.)530.6
Missing8,829 
TOTAL8,829100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


PSYCHIC from Middletown Area Study, 1998
ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO NEVER ATTEND CHURCH: What about spiritualists or psychics; have you talked with someone about such people? (PSYCHIC)
TOTAL%
1) Frequently85.7
2) Sometimes2719.3
3) Not at all10575.0
TOTAL140100.0
Survey Details
Scope:Single Unit (State, County, etc.)
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


Q74E from Baylor Religion Survey, 2005
Q74 To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements..e. Astrologers, palm-readers, tarot card readers, fortune tellers, and psychics can foresee the future (Q74E)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree221.3
2) Agree17210.5
3) Disagree59236.0
4) Strongly disagree61537.4
5) Undecided24214.7
TOTAL1643100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Mixed-mode


Q77 from Baylor Religion Survey, 2005
Q77 Which of the statements below best summarizes your opinion of professional astrologers, psychics, palm readers, and other people who claim to foresee the future (Q77)
TOTAL%
1) At least some really have the power to foresee the future35621.0
2) May believe they can tell the future/mentally ill/deluded24114.2
3) Know they cannot tell the future and are simply lying47528.0
4) I have no opinion62436.8
TOTAL1696100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Mixed-mode


PSYCHICS from National Study of Youth and Religion, Wave 1 (2003)
Y125. Do you believe [INSERT LIST A-H], definitely, maybe, or not at all: In the power of psychics and fortune tellers? (PSYCHICS)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely2096.2
2) Maybe74422.1
3) Not at all2,40871.5
777) Dont know60.2
888) Refused30.1
TOTAL3370100.0
Survey Details
Scope:Other
Frame:U.S. Youth
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


MEDIUMS from Winthrop University Student Religion Survey, 1996
Do mediums have the power to speak with the spirits of deceased people, or to act as voices for them? (MEDIUMS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, they do.144.6
2) Most cannot, but some of them can.5016.4
3) No, they are all phonies.13343.6
9) Unsure10835.4
TOTAL305100.0
Survey Details
Scope:Other
Frame:Other
Sample:Unknown
Mode:Other


 

Subcategories
Belief inQuestion asks whether respondents believe in psychic powers/ESP or psychic healing
Consultation withQuestion asks whether respondents have consulted with psychic powers/ESP professionals
Validity of ProfessionsQuestion asks whether respondents believe in the validity of psychic powers/ESP professions

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