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The general religious tradition with which a person identifies. Examples include Catholic, Protestant, Muslim, Buddhist, etc.

Below are 117 questions from surveys in the ARDA that attempt to measure this concept. Mouse over a survey name to see further details on a survey.

RELTRAD from Faith Matters Survey, 2006

Religious tradition: Respondent now (RELTRAD)
TOTAL%
0) None47115.3
1) Catholic72623.6
2) Mainline Protestant49916.2
3) Evangelical Protestant/Other Protestant91329.7
4) Black Protestant2427.9
5) Jewish682.2
6) Mormon531.7
7) Other non-Christian1033.3
TOTAL3075100.0


RELTRAD2 from Baylor Religion Survey, 2005

Religious tradition (RELTRAD2)
TOTAL%
1) Catholic38022.5
2) Black Protestant392.3
3) Evangelical Protestant51230.3
4) Mainline Protestant43926.0
5) Jewish472.8
6) Other865.1
7) None18410.9
TOTAL1687100.0


TRAD3_06 from National Congregations Study, Panel Dataset (1998 and 2006-2007)

(trad3_06) Religious tradition (collapsed) (TRAD3_06)
TOTAL%
1) Roman Catholic6524.8
2) White conservative, evangelical, or fundamentalist9636.6
3) Black Protestant269.9
4) White liberal or moderate6826.0
6) Non-Christian72.7
TOTAL262100.0


PRELID1 from National Study of Youth and Religion, Wave 1 (2003)

Combined religious identity for attenders (PRELID1)
TOTAL%
1) Fundamentalist2898.6
2) Evangelical34410.2
3) Mainline Protestant2437.2
4) Theologically liberal Protestant3319.8
5) Other Protestant1835.4
6) Traditional Catholic1885.6
7) Moderate Catholic2577.6
8) Liberal Catholic2236.6
9) Other Catholic250.7
10) Orthodox Jew60.2
11) Conservative Jew341.0
12) Reform Jew581.7
13) Other Jew60.2
777) Dont know51515.3
888) Refused371.1
999) Not asked63118.7
TOTAL3370100.0


PRELID2 from National Study of Youth and Religion, Wave 1 (2003)

Combined religious identify for non-attenders (PRELID2)
TOTAL%
1) Fundamentalist230.7
2) Evangelical70.2
3) Mainline Protestant150.4
4) Theologically liberal Protestant521.5
5) Other Protestant270.8
6) Traditional Catholic120.4
7) Moderate Catholic120.4
8) Liberal Catholic531.6
9) Other Catholic60.2
11) Conservative Jew30.1
12) Reform Jew190.6
13) Other Jew20.1
777) Dont know692.0
888) Refused30.1
999) Not asked3,06791.0
TOTAL3370100.0


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

RELTRAD variable created by Chris Smith (PRELTRAD)
TOTAL%
1) Conservative Protestant1,05631.3
2) Mainline Protestant48314.3
3) Black Protestant44913.3
4) Catholic81124.1
5) Jewish1293.8
6) Mormon/LDS712.1
7) Unaffiliated2096.2
8) Other religion942.8
9) Indeterminate682.0
TOTAL3370100.0


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

Reltrad, but counting never attends & NR self-ID as NR (RELCATS)
TOTAL%
1) Conservative Protestant93827.8
2) Mainline Protestant2958.8
3) Black Protestant34610.3
4) Catholic68420.3
5) Jewish932.8
6) Mormon/LDS631.9
7) Not religious82224.4
8) Other relig651.9
9) Indeterminate641.9
TOTAL3370100.0


VCF0128A from American National Election Studies, Cumulative Data File, 1948-2004

Is your religious preference PROTESTANT, ROMAN CATHOLIC, JEWISH, or something else? (IF PROTESTANT OR OTHER:) What church or denomination is that? (see ARDA summary page for previous question wordings) (VCF0128A)
TOTAL%
1) Mainline Protestant8,83234.7
2) Evangelical Protestant7,59929.9
3) Catholic [Roman Catholic]5,82722.9
4) Jewish6132.4
5) Non-traditional orthodox5542.2
6) Non-Christian/Non-Jewish1710.7
7) Atheist, agnostic, none1,5956.3
9) Dont know; NA; refused to answer; no Pre IW; no Post IW; short-form new Cross Section (1992)2531.0
TOTAL25444100.0


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

Religious tradition of teen (RELTRAD)
TOTAL%
1) Conservative Protestant1,04531.0
2) Mainline Protestant34710.3
3) Black Protestant40011.9
4) Catholic81924.3
5) Jewish1143.4
6) Mormon/LDS722.1
7) Not religious41012.2
8) Other relig882.6
9) Indeterminate752.2
TOTAL3370100.0


PRELIGN1 from National Study of Youth and Religion, Wave 1 (2003)

P83. [If parent respondent does identify with a particular religious tradition/denomination/church] [IF P81=1] Do you consider yourself to be a Protestant, a Catholic, Jewish, Muslim, or something else? [IF MORE THAN 1 OFFERED, SAY: Which one do you consider yourself to be most?] (PRELIGN1)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant1033.1
2) Catholic832.5
3) Jewish240.7
4) Muslim20.1
5) Something else1073.2
777) Dont know20.1
999) Not asked3,04990.5
TOTAL3370100.0


TRAD3_98 from National Congregations Study, Panel Dataset (1998 and 2006-2007)

(trad3_98) Religious tradition (collapsed) (TRAD3_98)
TOTAL%
1) Roman Catholic6524.8
2) White conservative, evangelical, or fundamentalist9435.9
3) Black Protestant269.9
4) White liberal or moderate7026.7
6) Non-Christian72.7
TOTAL262100.0


RELTRAD from Baylor Religion Survey, Wave II (2007)

Respondents religious tradition (RELTRAD)
TOTAL%
1) Evangelical Protestant52733.1
2) Black Protestant764.8
3) Mainline Protestant32920.7
4) Catholic35222.1
5) Jewish301.9
6) Other966.0
7) None18111.4
Missing56 
TOTAL1,591100.0


TRAD3 from National Congregations Study, Cumulative Dataset (1998 and 2006-2007)

Religious tradition (collapsed) (TRAD3)
TOTAL%
1) Roman Catholic66324.2
2) White conservative, evangelical, or fundamentalist1,02037.2
3) Black Protestant32912.0
4) White liberal or moderate63023.0
6) Non-Christian983.6
TOTAL2740100.0


DENOMTRA from Pulpit and Pew National Survey of Pastoral Leaders, 2001

Denominational Traditions (constructed from DENOM1) (DENOMTRA)
TOTAL%
1) Catholic18521.0
2) Mainline Protestant26530.0
3) Conservative Protestant31435.6
4) Historic Black9410.6
5) Other religions252.8
TOTAL883100.0


RELTRAD from Religion and Politics Survey, 2000

Religious tradition. Constructed through the system produced by Steensland et al. (Social Forces 2000). (RELTRAD)
TOTAL%
1) Evangelical1,39025.6
2) Mainline77414.2
3) Black Protestants2504.6
4) Catholic1,41426.0
5) Jewish1041.9
6) Other faith68812.7
7) Nonaffiliated81815.0
TOTAL5438100.0


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

(relaff_w2) Religious affiliation (RELAFF)
TOTAL%
1) Evangelical Protestant67525.9
2) Mainline Protestant2088.0
3) Catholic50519.4
4) Jewish953.6
5) No affiliation44116.9
6) LDS/Mormon522.0
7) Other religion632.4
8) Indeterminate38614.8
9) Black Evangelical Protestant1606.1
10) Black Mainline Protestant110.4
666) Invalid skip80.3
TOTAL2604100.0


RI_3 from Portraits of American Life Study, 1st Wave, 2006

[NON-CATHOLIC CHRISTIANS: IF CI_1=1 AND CI_4=2, DK, RF, ASK RI_3] Which of these best describes your religious faith or spirituality? (RI_3)
TOTAL%
-7) Refused40.3
-4) Dont know181.4
1) Pentecostal1209.0
2) Charismatic433.2
3) Fundamentalist574.3
4) Evangelical14711.1
5) Mainline Protestant1219.1
6) Liberal Protestant806.0
7) Not familiar with these terms1289.6
8) Dont like labels/just Christian57843.5
9) Something else342.6
Missing1,279 
TOTAL1,330100.0


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

(tradrel_w3) Identical to relatt_w3 but uses identification info on non-attenders to classify if possible (TRADREL)
TOTAL%
1) Evangelical Protestant71428.2
2) Mainline Protestant25910.2
3) Black Evangelical Protestant1676.6
4) Black Mainline Protestant220.9
5) Catholic44317.5
6) Jewish843.3
7) Mormon/LDS552.2
8) Not religious62224.6
9) Other religion672.6
10) Indeterminate Christian, attends592.3
11) Indeterminate, attends110.4
12) Indeterminate Christian, non-attender291.1
TOTAL2532100.0


RELATT2 from National Study of Youth and Religion, Wave 3 (2007-2008)

(relatt2_w3) Coded using only attendance variables (RELATT2)
TOTAL%
1) Evangelical Protestant1054.1
2) Mainline Protestant401.6
3) Catholic351.4
4) Jewish70.3
5) No second church attended1,35853.6
6) Other religion110.4
7) Just Christian160.6
8) Black Evangelical Protestant200.8
9) Black Mainline Protestant60.2
10) Non-attender92536.5
777) Dont know80.3
999) Legitimate skip10.0
TOTAL2532100.0


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

(relatt_w3) Coded using only attendance variables (RELATT)
TOTAL%
1) Evangelical Protestant62624.7
2) Mainline Protestant1937.6
3) Catholic34213.5
4) Jewish491.9
5) Non-attender92536.5
6) Other religion923.6
7) Just Christian1345.3
8) Black Evangelical Protestant1425.6
9) Black Mainline Protestant90.4
777) Dont know180.7
888) Refused20.1
TOTAL2532100.0


PRPROT1 from National Study of Youth and Religion, Wave 3 (2007-2008)

(prprot1_w3) [IF REPORTS PROTESTANT (NOT BUDDHIST, CATHOLIC, CHRISTIAN SCHIENCE, HINDU, MUSLIM OR ISLAMIC, JEWISH, LATTER DAY SAINT(S) OR MORMON, NATIVE AMERICAN, ORTHODOX OR ROMAN CATHOLIC, PAGAN, UNITY CHURCH, OR WICCAN] F:25. Thinking about your own religious faith, would you describe yourself as a . . . (PRPROT1)
TOTAL%
1) Fundamentalist Protestant1415.6
2) Evangelical Protestant1907.5
3) Mainline Protestant1074.2
4) Theologically liberal Protestant25510.1
5) Other [SPECIFY VERBATIM]1054.1
777) Dont know55221.8
888) Refused602.4
999) Legitimate skip1,12244.3
TOTAL2532100.0


RELIGION from National Survey of Family Growth - Wave 6 (2002) Female Respondent File

Current religious affiliation (RELIGION)
TOTAL%
1) No religion1,11014.5
2) Catholic2,26129.6
3) Protestant3,82250.0
4) Other religions4505.9
TOTAL7643100.0


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

Respondents religious tradition (Steensland) (RELTRAD)
TOTAL%
1) Black Protestant1475.6
2) Evangelical Protestant69426.6
3) Mainline Protestant36213.9
4) Catholic69426.6
5) Jewish391.5
6) Other1586.1
7) Unaffiliated41015.7
8) Protestant - other1064.1
TOTAL2,610100.0


RELIGION from National Survey of Family Growth - Wave 6 (2002) Pregnancy File

Current religious affiliation (respondent recode) (RELIGION)
TOTAL%
1) No Religion1,79113.2
2) Catholic4,01729.6
3) Prostestant7,10452.3
4) Other Religions6815.0
TOTAL13593100.0


RELPREF from Religion and Public Life Survey, 2005

Now, a few questions about your religious affiliation. What is your religious preference? Do you consider yourself Christian, Jewish, Muslim, other non-Christian such as Buddhist or Hindu, atheist, agnostic, something else, or dont you have a religious preference? [Christian includes Catholic, Mormon, Orthodox religions, Protestant religions such as Baptist, Episcopal, Jehovahs Witness, Lutheran, Methodist, Presbyterian, Episcopalian, Pentecostal, Church of Christ, etc. See variable RELOTH1 for verbatim responses.] (RELPREF)
TOTAL%
1) Christian (includes Catholic, Mormon, Orthodox religions, Protestant religions such as Baptist, Episcopal, Jehovahs Witness, Lutheran, Methodist, Presbyterian, Episcopalian, Pentecostal, Church of Christ, etc.)3,57781.1
2) Jewish681.5
3) Muslim (includes Islam/Islamic)210.5
4) Other non-Christian591.3
5) Atheist571.3
6) Agnostic801.8
7) Something else691.6
8) No preference46210.5
9) Dont know/Refused150.3
TOTAL4,408100.0


CONPROT from U.S. Congregational Life Survey, 2001, Seventh-Day Adventist, Leaders

[ASK ONLY IF RESPONDENT IS PROTESTANT] When it comes to your approach to religious faith, as distinct from your denominational affiliation, would you say that you are a Pentecostal, fundamentalist, evangelical, mainline, or liberal Protestant, or do none of these describe you? (CONPROT)
TOTAL%
2) Fundamentalist2326.7
3) Evangelical3844.2
4) Mainline44.7
5) Liberal33.5
6) None33.5
7) Other (specify)1517.4
TOTAL86100.0


RELAFFL from Southern Focus Poll, South Survey, Fall 1996

What is your religious affiliation, Protestant, Catholic, Jewish, nothing in particular, or something else? (RELAFFL)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant54668.3
2) Catholic11113.9
3) Jewish131.6
4) Nothing in particular192.4
5) Just A Christian192.4
6) Something Else627.8
7) Not Religious/Atheist/Agnostic131.6
8) DK/Refused172.1
TOTAL800100.0


RELID from Southern Focus Poll, South Survey, Fall 1996

Thinking about your religious faith, would you describe yourself as a fundamentalist, evangelical, mainline Protestant, or theologically liberal Protestant? (RELID)
TOTAL%
1) Fundamentalist11318.1
2) Evangelical7812.5
3) Mainline9214.7
4) Theologically Liberal9815.7
5) Other20.3
6) None of the above7411.8
7) DK/No answer16927.0
TOTAL626100.0


RELTRAD2 from U.S. Religious Knowledge Study, 2010

Reltrad2 (RELTRAD2)
TOTAL%
2) Protestant1,60547.0
100) Catholic67919.9
200) Mormon2156.3
499) Other Christian290.8
500) Jewish2126.2
901) Atheist/Agnostic2126.2
902) Unaffiliated-Nothing in particular3349.8
999) Other/Dont know/refused1263.7
TOTAL3412100.0


RELTRAD3 from U.S. Religious Knowledge Study, 2010

Reltrad3 (RELTRAD3)
TOTAL%
10) White evangelical Protestant66719.5
20) White mainline Protestant49014.4
29) Other white Protestant20.1
30) Black Protestant2025.9
99) Other Protestant2447.2
101) White non-Hispanic Catholic48414.2
110) Hispanic Catholic1173.4
199) Other Catholic782.3
200) Mormon2156.3
499) Other Christian290.8
500) Jewish2126.2
901) Atheist/Agnostic2126.2
902) Unaffiliated - Nothing in particular3349.8
999) Other/Dont know/refused1263.7
TOTAL3412100.0


DENOMFAM from U.S. Congregational Life Survey, Wave 2, 2008/2009, Random Sample Congregational Profile Survey

Congregations denominational family (DENOMFAM)
TOTAL%
1) Catholic5019.9
2) Mainline Protestant15059.8
3) Conservative Protestant4919.5
4) Other20.8
TOTAL251100.0


DENOMFAM from U.S. Congregational Life Survey, Wave 2, 2008/2009, Random Sample Attender Survey

Denominational family of congregation (DENOMFAM)
TOTAL%
1) Catholic33,95352.5
2) Mainline Protestant19,91930.8
3) Conservative Protestant10,68416.5
4) Other1180.2
TOTAL64674100.0


RELIG from State of the First Amendment Survey, 2005

Are you Catholic, Protestant, Jewish, or some other religion? (RELIG)
TOTAL%
1) Catholic21621.5
2) Protestant50350.1
3) Jewish545.4
4) Other (specify)292.9
5) No Religious Affiliation (vol.)15515.5
9) Dont know/Refused464.6
TOTAL1003100.0


Q16 from U.S. Religious Landscape Survey - Alaska and Hawaii Dataset

What is your present religion, if any? Are you Protestant, Roman Catholic, Mormon, Orthodox such as Greek or Russian Orthodox, Jewish, Muslim, Buddhist, Hindu, atheist, agnostic, something else, or nothing in particular? INTERVIEWER: IF R VOLUNTEERS nothing in particular, none, no religion, etc. BEFORE REACHING END OF LIST, PROMPT WITH: and would you say thats atheist, agnostic, or just nothing in particular?] THOSE ANSWERING SOMETHING ELSE WERE ASKED TO SPECIFY AFFILIATION; VERBATIM RESPONSES WERE RECORDED BY INTERVIEWER AND BACKCODED BY FORUM ANALYSTS (Q16)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant16641.4
2) Roman Catholic7218.0
3) Mormon (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints/LDS)184.5
4) Orthodox (Greek, Russian, or some other orthodox church)41.0
5) Jewish (Judaism)10.2
6) Muslim (Islam)10.2
7) Buddhist123.0
8) Hindu10.2
9) Atheist (do not believe in God)82.0
10) Agnostic (not sure if there is a God)164.0
12) Nothing in particular6917.2
13) Christian (Vol.)164.0
14) Unitarian (Universalist) (Vol.)41.0
16) Mixed Christian and non-Christian (Vol.)10.2
21) Native American Religions (Vol.)10.2
31) Wicca (Wiccan) (Vol.)20.5
36) Eclectic, a bit of everything, own beliefs (Vol.)10.2
40) Spiritual but not religious (Vol.)30.7
99) Dont know/Refused (Vol.)20.5
40017) Jehovahs Witness (Vol.)30.7
TOTAL401100.0


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

Religious Tradition (See Note 3: RELTRAD Coding in the ARDA Summary File for explanation of codes) (RELTRAD)
TOTAL%
0) Dont know/Refused1734.3
10) Catholic2,02550.4
20) Evangelical90522.5
30) Mainline Protestant2035.1
40) Other Christian1413.5
50) Non-Christian761.9
60) Secular49312.3
TOTAL4016100.0


DENFAM from Faith Communities Today (FACT) 2000, Combined File

Denominational Family (DENFAM)
TOTAL%
1) Liberal Protestant1,4199.9
2) Moderate Protestant3,23722.6
3) Evangelical Protestant5,86241.0
4) Historically Black1,80512.6
5) Catholic and Orthodox1,1428.0
6) Other8365.8
TOTAL14,301100.0


CONPROT from U.S. Congregational Life Survey, 2001, Presbyterian Leaders

[ASK ONLY IF RESPONDENT IS PROTESTANT]When it comes to your approach to religious faith, as distinct from your denominational affiliation, would you say that you are a Pentecostal, fundamentalist, evangelical, mainline, or liberal Protestant, or do none of these describe you? (CONPROT)
TOTAL%
1) Pentecostal20.4
2) Fundamentalist20.4
3) Evangelical12924.7
4) Mainline 21841.7
5) Liberal 13826.4
6) None 101.9
7) Other (specify)244.6
TOTAL523100.0


RELIG from State of the First Amendment Survey, 2004

Are you Catholic, Protestant, Jewish or some other religion? (RELIG)
TOTAL%
0) No religious affiliation (Vol)959.5
1) Catholic21921.8
2) Protestant26826.7
3) Jewish171.7
80) Other (Specify)34734.6
98) Dont know141.4
99) Refused434.3
TOTAL1,003100.0


RELIGION from God and Society in North America, 1996

Do you ever think of yourself as part of a religious tradition? For example, do you consider yourself as Christian, Jewish, Muslim, other non-Christian, agnostic or atheist, nothing in particular, or something else? (RELIGION)
TOTAL%
1) Christian4,38372.8
2) Jewish921.5
3) Muslim220.4
4) Other non-Christian591.0
5) Agnostic1562.6
6) Atheist1232.0
7) Nothing in particular78513.0
8) Something else3425.7
9) Dont know611.0
TOTAL6023100.0


CONPROT from U.S. Congregational Life Survey, 2001, United Church of Christ, Leaders

[ASK ONLY IF RESPONDENT IS PROTESTANT] When it comes to your approach to religious faith, as distinct from your denominational affiliation, would you say that you are a Pentecostal, fundamentalist, evangelical, mainline, or liberal Protestant, or do none of these describe you? (CONPROT)
TOTAL%
2) Fundamentalist10.5
3) Evangelical156.8
4) Mainline9442.7
5) Liberal9844.5
6) None41.8
7) Other (specify)83.6
TOTAL220100.0


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

Religion recoded (RELIGN)
TOTAL%
1) White non-Hispanic Evangelical Protestant6,31219.4
2) White non-Hispanic Mainline Protestant7,38622.7
3) Black non-Hispanic Protestant2,8798.8
4) Other Protestant2,0566.3
5) White non-Hispanic Catholic6,27519.3
6) Other Catholic1,9416.0
7) Other Christian7052.2
8) Jewish6442.0
9) Other religion1,0153.1
10) Unaffiliated3,0139.3
99) Dont know/Refused3431.1
Missing1 
TOTAL32,569100.0


RELAFFIL from Religion and Deviance at Four American Universities

(Note: For this next question, Protestant generally refers to religious denominations such as Baptist, Presbyterian, Church of Christ, Methodist, Lutheran, Episcopal, Nazarene, and other similar types.) With regard to your religious belief system, do you consider yourself to be: (RELAFFIL)
TOTAL%
0) None of the following28816.5
1) Conservative Protestant31217.9
2) Moderate Protestant41023.5
3) Liberal Protestant17410.0
4) Conservative Catholic1237.1
5) Moderate Catholic25814.8
6) Liberal Catholic1619.2
7) Orthodox Jew10.1
8) Conservative Jew40.2
9) Reformed Jew100.6
TOTAL1741100.0


FAITH from Southern Focus Poll, South Survey, Fall 1994

Religious preference recode (FAITH)
TOTAL%
1) Mainline Protestant58762.6
2) Other Protestant272.9
3) Catholic10811.5
4) Jewish60.6
5) Other14215.1
6) None606.4
7) Dont know/No answer80.9
TOTAL938100.0


CONPROT from U.S. Congregational Life Survey, 2001, Church of the Nazarene Leaders

[ASK ONLY IF RESPONDENT IS PROTESTANT] When it comes to your approach to religious faith, as distinct from your denominational affiliation, would you say that you are a Pentecostal, fundamentalist, evangelical, mainline, or liberal Protestant, or do none of these describe you? (CONPROT)
TOTAL%
1) Pentecostal10.9
2) Fundamentalist21.9
3) Evangelical8580.2
4) Mainline43.8
7) Other (specify)1413.2
TOTAL106100.0


RELPREF from News Interest Index, March 2004

[ASK ALL:] Now, a few questions about your religious affiliation… What is your religious preference — Protestant, Roman Catholic, Jewish, Muslim, Mormon, or an orthodox church such as the Greek or Russian Orthodox Church? (RELPREF)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant (include Baptist, Lutheran, Methodist, Presbyterian, Episcopalian, Pentecostal, Jehovahs Witness, Church of Christ, etc.)1,85156.2
2) Roman Catholic83225.3
3) Jewish471.4
4) Mormon (include Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints)531.6
5) Orthodox Church (Greek or Russian)200.6
6) Islam/Muslim100.3
7) Other religion (Specify)822.5
8) No religion, not a believer, atheist, agnostic3159.6
9) Dont know/Refused812.5
TOTAL3,291100.0


FAITH from Southern Focus Poll, South Survey, Spring 1994

Religious preference recode (FAITH)
TOTAL%
1) Mainline Protestant52263.9
2) Other Protestant404.9
3) Catholic9611.8
4) Jewish70.9
5) Other8910.9
6) None546.6
7) Dont know/No answer91.1
TOTAL817100.0


FAITH from Southern Focus Poll, Non-South Survey, Fall 1994

Religious preference recode (FAITH)
TOTAL%
1) Mainline Protestant16535.7
2) Other Protestant367.8
3) Catholic12326.6
4) Jewish91.9
5) Other7616.5
6) None4710.2
7) Dont know/No answer61.3
TOTAL462100.0


CONPROT from U.S. Congregational Life Survey, 2001, Lutheran Leaders

[ASK ONLY IF RESPONDENT IS PROTESTANT] When it comes to your approach to religious faith, as distinct from your denominational affiliation, would you say that you are a Pentecostal, fundamentalist, evangelical, mainline, or liberal Protestant, or do none of these describe you? (CONPROT)
TOTAL%
2) Fundamentalist10.2
3) Evangelical7318.0
4) Mainline22856.2
5) Liberal7017.2
6) None133.2
7) Other (specify)215.2
TOTAL406100.0


RELAFFL from Southern Focus Poll, South Survey, Spring 2001

What is your religious affiliation -- Protestant, Catholic, Jewish, some other religion, or no religion? (RELAFFL)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant58168.2
2) Catholic13515.8
3) Jewish70.8
4) Some other religion (Specify)263.1
5) No Religion [Not Religious/Agnostic/Atheist]374.3
6) Christian or just a Christian485.6
7) Dont know/No answer182.1
TOTAL852100.0


FAITH from Southern Focus Poll, South Survey, Spring 2001

Religious preference RECODE (DENOM and RELAFFL) (FAITH)
TOTAL%
1) Mainline Protestant47255.4
2) Other Protestant15418.1
3) Catholic14116.5
4) Jewish70.8
5) Other232.7
6) None374.3
7) Dont know/No answer182.1
TOTAL852100.0


RELAFFL from Southern Focus Poll, Non-South Survey, Fall 1996

What is your religious affiliation, Protestant, Catholic, Jewish, nothing in particular, or something else? (RELAFFL)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant20749.1
2) Catholic12228.9
3) Jewish92.1
4) Nothing in particular194.5
5) Just a Christian153.6
6) Something else348.1
7) Not religious/atheist/agnostic112.6
8) Dont know/No answer51.2
TOTAL422100.0


RELIGID from Southern Focus Poll, South Survey, Spring 1996

[ASKED ONLY OF PROTESTANT RESPONDENTS] When it comes to your religious identity, would you say you are a fundamentalist, evangelical, mainline Protestant, or liberal Protestant? (RELIGID)
TOTAL%
1) Fundamentalist8715.8
2) Evangelical498.9
3) Mainline9316.8
4) Liberal13324.1
5) Other183.3
6) None of the above17231.2
TOTAL552100.0


RELID97S from Southern Focus Poll, Non-South Survey, Spring 2000

[ASK ONLY IF RELAFFL= 1 PROTESTANT OR 6 CHRISTIAN OR JUST CHRISTIAN AND DENOM= 11, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 27, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40, 42, 45, 46, 48, 49, 50, OR 52] When it comes to your religious faith, would you say you are Pentecostal, fundamentalist, evangelical, mainline Protestant, or theologically liberal? (RELID97S)
TOTAL%
1) Pentecostal187.0
2) Fundamentalist93.5
3) Evangelical238.9
4) Mainline Protestant5521.4
5) Theologically Liberal5822.6
6) Other (specify)103.9
7) None of the above3312.8
8) Dont know/No Answer5119.8
TOTAL257100.0


RELAFFL from Southern Focus Poll, Non-South Survey, Spring 2000

What is your religious affiliation -- Protestant, Catholic, Jewish, some other religion, or no religion? (RELAFFL)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant20944.8
2) Catholic13629.2
3) Jewish71.5
4) Some other religion (Specify)306.4
5) No Religion [Not Religious/Agnostic/Atheist]367.7
6) Christian or just a Christian234.9
7) Dont Know/ No answer255.4
TOTAL466100.0


AFFLATON from Survey of Attenders: Texas Bigfoot Research Conservancy Annual Meeting, 2009

Which of the following best describes your religious affiliation? (AFFLATON)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant7042.7
2) Catholic2817.1
3) Jewish31.8
4) Theosophical, Esoteric42.4
5) Some other religion2817.1
6) No religion3118.9
TOTAL164100.0


AFFIL from Survey of Attenders: International UFO Congress Convention and Film Festival, 2010

Which of the following best describes your religious affiliation? (AFFIL)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant2617.6
2) Catholic2214.9
3) Jewish32.0
4) Theosophical, Esoteric1610.8
5) Some other religion1912.8
6) No religion6241.9
TOTAL148100.0


RELTRAD1 from Lilly Survey of Attitudes and Social Networks

Recode of religious tradition into three categories (RELTRAD1)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant1,28150.3
2) Catholic/Eastern Orthodox63324.9
3) Other63324.9
Missing14 
TOTAL2,547100.0


RELAFFL from Southern Focus Poll, Non-South Survey, Fall 1999

[OPEN-ENDED RESPONSES FROM THOSE WHO ANSWERED SOME OTHER RELIGION AND PASSED THE SCREEN IN RELAFCHK ARE CODED IN THE DATA SET AS OTHRELAF.] What is your religious affiliation: Protestant, Catholic, Jewish, some other religion, or no religion? (RELAFFL)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant18245.3
2) Catholic11929.6
3) Jewish153.7
4) Some other religion (Specify)369.0
5) No religion (Not religious / Agnostic / Atheist)297.2
6) Christian or just a Christian (Volunteered)123.0
7) Dont know / No answer92.2
TOTAL402100.0


FAITH from Southern Focus Poll, Non-South Survey, Fall 1999

RELIGIOUS PREFERENCE RECODE DENOM AND RELAFFL (FAITH)
TOTAL%
1) Mainline Protestant11528.6
2) Other Protestant8019.9
3) Catholic12029.9
4) Jewish153.7
5) Other338.2
6) None307.5
7) Dont know / No answer92.2
TOTAL402100.0


AFFIL from Evolving Visions of the Orthodox Priesthood in America: A National Study of the Orthodox Parish Clergy in the USA

What was your Church affiliation before you became an Orthodox Christian? Please choose one option (36) (AFFIL)
TOTAL%
1) I have always been an Orthodox Christian.14162.4
2) I was a Roman Catholic.2812.4
3) I was a liberal Protestant. What denomination?31.3
4) I was a moderate Protestant. What denomination?167.1
5) I was an Evangelical Protestant. What denomination?2310.2
6) I was agnostic (no religion).73.1
9) No answer83.5
TOTAL226100.0


RELIG from National Survey of Family Growth - Wave 5 (1995) Pregnancy File

VAR705: Current religious affiliation [Non-blank for all Rs] (RELIG)
TOTAL%
0) None2,18910.3
1) Protestant11,86655.6
2) Roman Catholic6,20429.1
3) Jewish2371.1
4) Other3201.5
5) No specific denomination5162.4
TOTAL21332100.0


RELIGION from National Survey of Family Growth - Wave 7 (2006-2008) Pregnancy File

Current religious affiliation (RELIGION)
TOTAL%
1) No religion1,99216.3
2) Catholic3,29627.0
3) Protestant5,98148.9
4) Other religions9527.8
TOTAL12221100.0


RELID from Southern Focus Poll, Non-South Survey, Fall 1996

Thinking about your religious faith, would you describe yourself as a fundamentalist, evangelical, mainline Protestant, or theologically liberal Protestant? (RELID)
TOTAL%
1) Fundamentalist3112.3
2) Evangelical2710.7
3) Mainline4216.7
4) Theologically liberal5019.8
5) Other41.6
6) None of the above4116.3
7) Dont know5722.6
TOTAL252100.0


RELID97S from Southern Focus Poll, Non-South Survey, Fall 1999

[ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ANSWERED PROTESTANT OR CHRISTIAN OR JUST A CHRISTIAN TO RELAFFL AND DID NOT ANSWER CHRISTIAN SCIENCE, CATHOLIC, ROMAN CATHOLIC, OR NOT RELIGIOUS TO DENOM. OPEN-ENDED RESPONSES FROM THOSE WHO ANSWERED OTHER ARE CODED IN THE DATASET AS OTHRELID.] When it comes to your religious faith, would you say you are Pentecostal, Fundamentalist, Evangelical, Mainline Protestant, or theologically liberal? (RELID97S)
TOTAL%
1) Pentecostal167.0
2) Fundamentalist146.2
3) Evangelical2511.0
4) Mainline Protestant4017.6
5) Theologically liberal5122.5
6) Other (Specify)83.5
7) None of the above3013.2
8) Dont know / No answer4318.9
TOTAL227100.0


FAITH from Southern Focus Poll, Non-South Survey, Spring 2000

Religious preference RECODE (DENOM and RELAFFL) (FAITH)
TOTAL%
1) Mainline Protestant14531.1
2) Other Protestant8418.0
3) Catholic13729.4
4) Jewish71.5
5) Other286.0
6) None408.6
7) Dont know/No answer255.4
TOTAL466100.0


RELTRAD2 from Lilly Survey of Attitudes and Social Networks

Recode of religious tradition into four categories (RELTRAD2)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant1,28150.3
2) Catholic/Eastern Orthodox63324.9
3) Other2258.8
4) No religion40816.0
Missing14 
TOTAL2,547100.0


RELID97S from Southern Focus Poll, South Survey, Spring 2001

[ASK ONLY IF RELAFFL= 1 PROTESTANT OR 6 CHRISTIAN OR JUST CHRISTIAN AND DENOM= 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 16, 17, 18, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 44, 45, 46, 47, 48, 49, 50, OR 52]When it comes to your religious faith, would you say you are Pentecostal, fundamentalist, evangelical, mainline Protestant, or theologically liberal? (RELID97S)
TOTAL%
1) Pentecostal6910.6
2) Fundamentalist375.7
3) Evangelical477.2
4) Mainline Protestant11217.3
5) Theologically Liberal11918.3
6) Other (Specify)71.1
7) None of the above10816.6
8) Dont know/No Answer15023.1
TOTAL649100.0


RELAFFL from Southern Focus Poll, South Survey, Spring 2000

What is your religious affiliation? Protestant, Catholic, Jewish, some other religion, or no religion? (RELAFFL)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant67366.4
2) Catholic17417.2
3) Jewish131.3
4) Some other religion (specify)595.8
5) No Religion (Not Religious/Agnostic/Atheist)403.9
6) Christian or just a Christian313.1
7) Dont know/ No answer232.3
TOTAL1013100.0


RELIGION from National Survey of Family Growth - Wave 7 (2006-2008) Male Respondent File

Current religious affiliation (RECODE) (RELIGION)
TOTAL%
1) No religion1,47124.0
2) Catholic1,64626.8
3) Protestant2,46640.2
4) Other religion5569.1
TOTAL6139100.0


RELID97S from Southern Focus Poll, South Survey, Spring 2000

[NOTE: Asked only of respondents who answered Protestant or Christian or just Christian to RELAFFL AND did not answer Christian Science, Catholic, Roman Catholic, or Not Religious to DENOM.] When it comes to your religious faith, would you say you are Pentecostal, fundamentalist, evangelical, mainline Protestant, or theologically liberal? (RELID97S)
TOTAL%
1) Pentecostal688.9
2) Fundamentalist395.1
3) Evangelical506.6
4) Mainline Protestant15520.3
5) Theologically Liberal18123.8
6) Other (specify)152.0
7) None of the above8511.2
8) Dont know/No Answer16922.2
TOTAL762100.0


RELTRAD from National Survey of Family Growth - Wave 7 (2006-2008) Male Respondent File

Religion R is now with Protestant denominational detail (RELTRAD)
TOTAL%
1) Evangelical Prot1,01916.6
2) Mainline Prot76212.4
3) Black Prot68211.1
4) Catholic1,64226.7
5) Other religion5539.0
6) No religious affiliation1,46123.8
8) Refused100.2
9) Dont know100.2
TOTAL6139100.0


FAITH from Southern Focus Poll, South Survey, Spring 2000

Religious preference RECODE (DENOM and RELAFFL) (FAITH)
TOTAL%
1) Mainline Protestant54553.8
2) Other Protestant16816.6
3) Catholic17517.3
4) Jewish131.3
5) Other494.8
6) None403.9
7) Dont know/No answer232.3
TOTAL1013100.0


RETRAD from National Survey of Family Growth - Wave 7 (2006-2008) Female Respondent File

Current religious affiliation by Protestant categories (RETRAD)
TOTAL%
1) Evangelical Protestant1,33118.1
2) Mainline protestant1,00613.7
3) Black protestant1,02914.0
4) Catholic1,94126.4
5) Other religion7019.5
6) No religious affiliation1,33318.1
8) Refused80.1
9) Dont know70.1
TOTAL7356100.0


RELIGION from National Survey of Family Growth - Wave 7 (2006-2008) Female Respondent File

Current religious affiliation (RECODE) (RELIGION)
TOTAL%
1) No religion1,33618.2
2) Catholic1,94326.4
3) Protestant3,37145.8
4) Other religions7069.6
TOTAL7356100.0


RELAFFL from Southern Focus Poll, Non-South Survey, 1999

What is your religious affiliation? Protestant, Catholic, Jewish, some other religion, or no religion? (RELAFFL)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant19347.7
2) Catholic12330.4
3) Jewish143.5
4) Some other religion (Specify)235.7
5) No religion (Not religious/agnostic/atheist)338.1
6) Christian or just a Christian (volunteered)143.5
7) Dont know/No answer51.2
TOTAL405100.0


RELID97S from Southern Focus Poll, Non-South Survey, 1999

When it comes to your religious faith, would you say you are Pentecostal, fundamentalist, evangelical, mainline Protestant, or theologically liberal? [ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ANSWERED PROTESTANT OR CHRISTIAN OR JUST CHRISTIAN TO RELAFFL AND DID NOT ANSWER CHRISTIAN SCIENCE, CATHOLIC, ROMAN CATHOLIC, OR NOT RELIGIOUS TO RELAFCHK] (RELID97S)
TOTAL%
1) Pentecostal178.3
2) Fundamentalist157.3
3) Evangelical3115.1
4) Mainline Protestant4823.4
5) Theologically liberal3718.0
6) Other (specify)42.0
7) None of the above209.8
8) Dont know/No answer3316.1
TOTAL205100.0


FAITH from Southern Focus Poll, Non-South Survey, 1999

Religious preference (FAITH)
TOTAL%
1) Mainline Protestant12931.9
2) Other Protestant7719.0
3) Catholic12430.6
4) Jewish143.5
5) Other235.7
6) None338.1
7) Dont know/No answer51.2
TOTAL405100.0


RELAFFL from Southern Focus Poll, South Survey, Spring 1998

What is your religious affiliation -- Protestant, Catholic, Jewish, some other religion, or no religion? (RELAFFL)
TOTAL%
1) PROTESTANT59371.3
2) CATHOLIC14217.1
3) JEWISH121.4
4) SOME OTHER RELIGION212.5
5) NO RELIGION [NOT RELIGIOUS/AGNOSTIC/ATHEIST]404.8
6) CHRISTIAN OR JUST A CHRISTIAN242.9
TOTAL832100.0


RELID97 from Southern Focus Poll, South Survey, Spring 1998

ASKED ONLY OF PROTESTANT RESPONDENTS AND THOSE WHO SAID THEY ARE CHRISTIAN OR JUST CHRISTIAN: When it comes to your religious identity, would you say you are a Pentecostal, fundamentalist, evangelical, mainline Protestant, or liberal Protestant? (RELID97)
TOTAL%
1) PENTECOSTAL7512.2
2) FUNDAMENTALIST528.5
3) EVANGELICAL508.2
4) MAINLINE7812.7
5) THEOLOGICALLY LIBERAL15224.8
6) OTHER71.1
7) NONE OF THE ABOVE6811.1
8) DONT KNOW13121.4
TOTAL613100.0


CHRELAFF from New Evangelical Movement Congregations, Pastors Survey, 1992

How would you describe the religious affiliation of your upbringing? (CHRELAFF)
TOTAL%
1) Fundamentalist Protestant5614.5
2) Evangelical Protestant9524.6
3) Liberal Protestant6015.5
4) Roman Catholic8622.3
5) No affiliation6917.9
6) Other205.2
TOTAL386100.0


RELID97 from Southern Focus Poll, Non-South Survey, Spring 1998

ASKED ONLY OF PROTESTANT RESPONDENTS AND THOSE WHO SAID THEY ARE CHRISTIAN OR JUST CHRISTIAN: When it comes to your religious identity, would you say you are a Pentecostal, fundamentalist, evangelical, mainline Protestant, or liberal Protestant? (RELID97)
TOTAL%
1) PENTECOSTAL2110.4
2) FUNDAMENTALIST126.0
3) EVANGELICAL199.5
4) MAINLINE3215.9
5) THEOLOGICALLY LIBERAL5527.4
7) NONE OF THE ABOVE147.0
8) DONT KNOW4823.9
TOTAL201100.0


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

What is your religious affiliation -- Protestant, Catholic, Jewish, some other religion, or no religion? (RELAFFL)
TOTAL%
1) PROTESTANT18445.5
2) CATHOLIC13633.7
3) JEWISH133.2
4) SOME OTHER RELIGION286.9
5) NO RELIGION [NOT RELIGIOUS/AGNOSTIC/ATHEIST]245.9
6) CHRISTIAN OR JUST A CHRISTIAN194.7
TOTAL404100.0


RELAFFL from Southern Focus Poll, Non-South Survey, Spring 1997

What is your religious affiliation -- Protestant, Catholic, Jewish, some other religion, or no religion? (RELAFFL)
TOTAL%
1) PROTESTANT20451.3
2) CATHOLIC12230.7
3) JEWISH102.5
4) OTHER215.3
5) NO RELIGION307.5
6) CHRISTIAN OR JUST A CHRISTIAN112.8
TOTAL398100.0


CONPROT from U.S. Congregational Life Survey, 2001, United Methodist Leaders

[ASK ONLY IF RESPONDENT IS PROTESTANT] When it comes to your approach to religious faith, as distinct from your denominational affiliation, would you say that you are a Pentecostal, fundamentalist, evangelical, mainline, or liberal Protestant, or do none of these describe you? (CONPROT)
TOTAL%
1) Pentecostal21.2
2) Fundamentalist10.6
3) Evangelical5834.5
4) Mainline6840.5
5) Liberal2615.5
6) None74.2
7) Other (specify)63.6
TOTAL168100.0


RELIGION from National Survey of Family Growth - Wave 5 (1995) Respondent File

VAR705: Current religious affiliation (RELIGION)
TOTAL%
0) None1,21211.2
1) Protestant5,92954.7
2) Roman Catholic3,13028.9
3) Jewish1271.2
4) Other1851.7
5) No specific denomination2642.4
TOTAL10847100.0


AFFYBVIN from New Evangelical Movement Congregations, Pastors Survey, 1992

How would you describe your religious affiliation during the year before you became involved with the Vineyard Fellowship? (AFFYBVIN)
TOTAL%
1) Fundamentalist Protestant5113.5
2) Evangelical Protestant19852.4
3) Liberal Protestant92.4
4) Roman Catholic164.2
5) No affiliation7519.8
6) Other297.7
TOTAL378100.0


RELID97 from Southern Focus Poll, Non-South Survey, Spring 1997

ASKED ONLY OF PROTESTANT RESPONDENTS: When it comes to your religious identity, would you say you are a Pentecostal, fundamentalist, evangelical, mainline Protestant, or liberal Protestant? (RELID97)
TOTAL%
1) PENTECOSTAL177.9
2) FUNDAMENTALIST146.5
3) EVANGELICAL209.3
4) MAINLINE3415.8
5) THEOLOGICALLY LIBERAL6329.3
7) NONE OF THE ABOVE219.8
8) DONT KNOW4621.4
TOTAL215100.0


FAITH from Southern Focus Poll, Non-South Survey, Spring 1994

Religious preference recode (FAITH)
TOTAL%
1) Mainline Protestant13231.5
2) Other Protestant235.5
3) Catholic13432.0
4) Jewish184.3
5) Other5713.6
6) None4811.5
7) Dont know/No answer71.7
TOTAL419100.0


RELIGION from Winthrop University Student Religion Survey, 1996

Which church or denomination do you prefer, if any? (RELIGION)
TOTAL%
1) Conservative Protestant12741.5
2) Moderate Protestant6621.6
3) Liberal Protestant4213.7
4) Catholic/Orthodox Christian289.2
6) Other72.3
8) None237.5
9) No answer134.2
TOTAL306100.0


REL_FAM from Religious Influence and Identity Survey, 1996

Which of these terms best describes the religion of the family you were raised in: fundamentalist, evangelical, mainline Protestant, liberal Christian, Catholic, Jewish, not religious, or something else? (REL_FAM)
TOTAL%
10) Fundamentalist28811.1
11) Evangelical2248.6
12) Mainline Protestant86733.5
13) Liberal Christian27510.6
14) Catholic31512.2
15) Jewish180.7
16) Not Religious2298.8
18) DK913.5
19) Refused190.7
25) Baptist923.6
26) Just Christian381.5
27) Lutheran150.6
28) Mormon130.5
29) Other Protestant933.6
88) Other130.5
TOTAL2590100.0


CH_RELAF from New Evangelical Movement Congregations, Anaheim, California, 1992

How would you describe the religious affiliation of your upbringing? (CH_RELAF)
TOTAL%
1) Fundamentalist Protestant31923.7
2) Evangelical Protestant27020.1
3) Liberal Protestant15311.4
4) Roman Catholic31223.2
5) No affiliation16011.9
6) Other1329.8
TOTAL1346100.0


YRBRELAF from New Evangelical Movement Congregations, Anaheim, California, 1992

How would you describe your religious affiliation during the year before you came to the Vineyard? (YRBRELAF)
TOTAL%
1) Fundamentalist Protestant17513.3
2) Evangelical Protestant54241.2
3) Liberal Protestant584.4
4) Roman Catholic775.9
5) No affiliation23517.9
6) Other22717.3
TOTAL1314100.0


RLGSTRAD from SGI-USA Membership Survey, 1997

In what religious tradition were you raised (if Protestant, please indicate the specific denomination.)? (RLGSTRAD)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant14939.1
2) Catholic10126.5
3) Jewish195.0
4) None307.9
5) Other8221.5
TOTAL381100.0


RELIGION from National Survey of Family Growth - Wave 6 (2002) Male Respondent File

Current religious affiliation (RELIGION)
TOTAL%
1) No religion97619.8
2) Catholic1,47429.9
3) Protestant2,02441.1
4) Other religions4549.2
TOTAL4928100.0


RELAFFL from Southern Focus Poll, Combined Sample, Spring 1999

What is your religious affiliation -- Protestant, Catholic, Jewish, some other religion, or no religion? NOTE: Open-ended responses from those who answered SOME OTHER RELIGION AND passed the screen in RELAFCHK are coded in the data set as OTHRELAF. (RELAFFL)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant78357.4
2) Catholic31823.3
3) Jewish372.7
4) Some other religion (Specify)674.9
5) No religion [Not religious/agnostic/atheist]916.7
6) Christian or just a Christian [vol]453.3
7) Dont know/No Answer231.7
TOTAL1,364100.0


RELID97S from Southern Focus Poll, Combined Sample, Spring 1999

When it comes to your religious faith, would you say you are Pentecostal, fundamentalist, evangelical, mainline Protestant, or theologically liberal? NOTE: Asked only of respondents who answered Protestant or Christian or just Christian to RELAFFL AND did not answer Christian Science, Catholic, Roman Catholic, or Not Religious to RELAFCHK. Open-ended responses from those who answered Other are coded in the dataset as OTHRELID. (RELID97S)
TOTAL%
1) Pentecostal10012.1
2) Fundamentalist566.8
3) Evangelical9010.9
4) Mainline Protestant15018.2
5) Theologically liberal17421.1
6) Other (Specify)182.2
7) None of the above779.3
8) Dont know/No answer16019.4
Missing541 
TOTAL825100.0


RELID97S from Southern Focus Poll, Southern Sample, Spring 1999

When it comes to your religious faith, would you say you are Pentecostal, fundamentalist, evangelical, mainline Protestant, or theologically liberal? NOTE: Asked only of respondents who answered Protestant or Christian or just Christian to RELAFFL AND did not answer Christian Science, Catholic, Roman Catholic, or Not Religious to RELAFCHK. Open-ended responses from those who answered Other are coded in the dataset as OTHRELID. (RELID97S)
TOTAL%
1) Pentecostal6611.0
2) Fundamentalist427.0
3) Evangelical498.2
4) Mainline Protestant12721.1
5) Theologically liberal12821.3
6) Other (Specify)111.8
7) None of the above6210.3
8) Dont know/No answer11619.3
TOTAL601100.0


RELAFFL from Southern Focus Poll, South Survey, Spring 1997

What is your religious affiliation -- Protestant, Catholic, Jewish, some other religion, or no religion? (RELAFFL)
TOTAL%
1) PROTESTANT72774.0
2) CATHOLIC13213.4
3) JEWISH60.6
4) OTHER373.8
5) NO RELIGION545.5
6) CHRISTIAN OR JUST A CHRISTIAN262.6
TOTAL982100.0


CH_RELAF from New Evangelical Movement Congregations, Downey, California, 1993

How would you describe the religious affiliation of your upbringing? (CH_RELAF)
TOTAL%
1) Fundamentalist Protestant16216.3
2) Evangelical Protestant12312.4
3) Liberal Protestant525.2
4) Roman Catholic37637.8
5) No affiliation15515.6
6) Other12712.8
TOTAL995100.0


RELID97 from Southern Focus Poll, South Survey, Spring 1997

ASKED ONLY OF PROTESTANT RESPONDENTS: When it comes to your religious identity, would you say you are a Pentecostal, fundamentalist, evangelical, mainline Protestant, or liberal Protestant? (RELID97)
TOTAL%
1) PENTECOSTAL10113.4
2) FUNDAMENTALIST638.4
3) EVANGELICAL567.4
4) MAINLINE9012.0
5) THEOLOGICALLY LIBERAL16722.2
6) OTHER162.1
7) NONE OF THE ABOVE739.7
8) DONT KNOW18724.8
TOTAL753100.0


FAITH from Southern Focus Poll, Combined Sample, Spring 1999

Religious Preference Recode (DENOM & RELAFFL) (FAITH)
TOTAL%
1) Mainline Protestant57141.9
2) Other Protestant25418.6
3) Catholic32123.5
4) Jewish372.7
5) Other674.9
6) None916.7
7) Dont know/No answer231.7
TOTAL1,364100.0


DENMSUMM from Survey of Northern California Church Bodies, 1963

New denominations summary: THIS VARIABLE IS DERIVED FROM VARIABLE 592 (DENMRCDE). (DENMSUMM)
TOTAL%
1) Liberal Protestant (Congregational, Methodist, Episcopalian)97934.1
2) Moderate Protestant (Disciples of Christ, Presbyterian, American Lutheran, American Baptist)89331.1
3) Conservative Protestant (Missouri Lutheran, Southern Baptist, Sects)45015.7
4) Roman Catholic54519.0
9) Not Applicable40.1
TOTAL2871100.0


RELAFFL from Southern Focus Poll, Southern Sample, Spring 1999

What is your religious affiliation -- Protestant, Catholic, Jewish, some other religion, or no religion? NOTE: Open-ended responses from those who answered SOME OTHER RELIGION AND passed the screen in RELAFCHK are coded in the data set as OTHRELAF. (RELAFFL)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant58570.6
2) Catholic12715.3
3) Jewish121.4
4) Some other religion (Specify)354.2
5) No religion [Not religious/agnostic/atheist]354.2
6) Christian or just a Christian [vol]202.4
7) Dont know/No answer151.8
TOTAL829100.0


FAITH from Southern Focus Poll, Southern Sample, Spring 1999

Religious Preference Recode (DENOM & RELAFFL) (FAITH)
TOTAL%
1) Mainline Protestant45955.4
2) Other Protestant14317.2
3) Catholic12915.6
4) Jewish121.4
5) Other354.2
6) None364.3
7) Dont know/No answer151.8
TOTAL829100.0


CH_RELAF from New Evangelical Movement Congregations, Kaneohe, Hawaii, 1992

How would you describe the religious affiliation of your upbringing? (CH_RELAF)
TOTAL%
1) Fundamentalist Protestant7317.5
2) Evangelical Protestant5613.4
3) Liberal Protestant5914.1
4) Roman Catholic10224.4
5) No affiliation5312.7
6) Other7517.9
TOTAL418100.0


RELTRAD from Religion and Diversity Survey, 2002-2003

Reltrad (RELTRAD)
TOTAL%
1) Evangelical84929.7
2) Mainline36612.8
3) Black Protestant1886.6
4) Catholic68924.1
5) Jewish582.0
6) Other faith2067.2
7) Nonaffiliated50417.6
Missing50 
TOTAL2,860100.0


YRBRELAF from New Evangelical Movement Congregations, Hermosa Beach, California, 1992

How would you describe your religious affiliation during the year before you came to Hope Chapel? (YRBRELAF)
TOTAL%
1) Fundamentalist Protestant11517.7
2) Evangelical Protestant14622.5
3) Liberal Protestant314.8
4) Roman Catholic599.1
5) No affiliation22334.3
6) Other7611.7
TOTAL650100.0


YRBRELAF from New Evangelical Movement Congregations, Kaneohe, Hawaii, 1992

How would you describe your religious affiliation during the year before you came to Hope Chapel? (YRBRELAF)
TOTAL%
1) Fundamentalist Protestant4510.9
2) Evangelical Protestant10024.3
3) Liberal Protestant266.3
4) Roman Catholic399.5
5) No affiliation14334.8
6) Other5814.1
TOTAL411100.0


FAITH from Southern Focus Poll, South Survey, Fall 1999

Religious preference (Recode of DENOM & RELAFFL) (FAITH)
TOTAL%
1) Mainline Protestant46955.4
2) Other Protestant14417.0
3) Catholic12314.5
4) Jewish141.7
5) Other313.7
6) None505.9
7) Dont know/No answer161.9
TOTAL847100.0


RELID97S from Southern Focus Poll, South Survey, Fall 1999

[ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENT WHO ANSWERED PROTESTANT OR CHRISTIAN OR JUST CHRISTIAN TO RELAFFL] When it comes to your religious faith, would you say you are Pentecostal, Fundamentalist, Evangelical, mainline Protestant, or theologically liberal? (RELID97S)
TOTAL%
1) Pentecostal6510.1
2) Fundamentalist436.7
3) Evangelical558.5
4) Mainline Protestant11918.5
5) Theologically Liberal12519.4
6) Other [Specify]111.7
7) None of the above9314.4
8) Dont know/No answer13320.7
TOTAL644100.0


RELAFFL from Southern Focus Poll, South Survey, Fall 1999

What is your religious affiliation--Protestant, Catholic, Jewish, some other religion, or no religion? (RELAFFL)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant57768.1
2) Catholic12214.4
3) Jewish141.7
4) Some other religion414.8
5) No religion (Not religious/Agnostic/Atheist)485.7
6) Christian or just a Christian [Volunteered]293.4
7) Dont Know/No answer161.9
TOTAL847100.0


CH_RELAF from New Evangelical Movement Congregations, Hermosa Beach, California, 1992

How would you describe the religious affiliation of your upbringing? (CH_RELAF)
TOTAL%
1) Fundamentalist Protestant14221.3
2) Evangelical Protestant7511.3
3) Liberal Protestant9814.7
4) Roman Catholic18627.9
5) No affiliation7210.8
6) Other9314.0
TOTAL666100.0


CONPROT from U.S. Congregational Life Survey, 2001, Racial Ethnic Presbyterian Leaders

[ASK ONLY IF RESPONDENT IS PROTESTANT] When it comes to your approach to religious faith, as distinct from your denominational affiliation, would you say that you are a Pentecostal, fundamentalist, evangelical, mainline, or liberal Protestant, or do none of these describe you? (CONPROT)
TOTAL%
1) Pentecostal21.2
2) Fundamentalist21.2
3) Evangelical3923.6
4) Mainline6640.0
5) Liberal4426.7
6) None42.4
7) Other (specify)84.8
TOTAL165100.0


CONPROT from U.S. Congregational Life Survey, 2001, Fast-Growing Presbyterian Leaders

[ASK ONLY IF RESPONDENT IS PROTESTANT] When it comes to your approach to religious faith, as distinct from your denominational affiliation, would you say that you are a Pentecostal, fundamentalist, evangelical, mainline, or liberal Protestant, or do none of these describe you? (CONPROT)
TOTAL%
1) Pentecostal20.3
2) Fundamentalist30.5
3) Evangelical17027.6
4) Mainline25541.5
5) Liberal14723.9
6) None111.8
7) Other (specify)274.4
TOTAL615100.0


RELIGID from Southern Focus Poll, Oversample Survey, Spring 1996

[ASKED ONLY OF PROTESTANT RESPONDENTS] When it comes to your religious identity, would you say you are a fundamentalist, evangelical, mainline Protestant, or liberal Protestant? (RELIGID)
TOTAL%
1) Fundamentalist2520.2
2) Evangelical86.5
3) Mainline108.1
4) Liberal2822.6
5) Other21.6
6) None of the above5141.1
TOTAL124100.0


RELAFFL from Southern Focus Poll, Combined Sample, Spring 1998

What is your religious affiliation -- Protestant, Catholic, Jewish, some other religion, or no religion? (RELAFFL)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant64552.4
2) Catholic36029.2
3) Jewish262.1
4) Some other religion796.4
5) No religion [not religious/atheist/agnostic]715.8
6) Christian or Just a Christian514.1
Missing21 
TOTAL1,232100.0


RELID97 from Southern Focus Poll, Combined Sample, Spring 1998

ASKED ONLY OF PROTESTANT RESPONDENTS AND THOSE WHO SAID THEY ARE CHRISTIAN OR JUST CHRISTIAN: When it comes to your religious identity, would you say you are a Pentecostal, fundamentalist, evangelical, mainline Protestant, or liberal Protestant? (RELID97)
TOTAL%
1) Pentecostal8412.2
2) Fundamentalist497.1
3) Evangelical608.7
4) Mainline9613.9
5) Theologically Liberal17024.6
6) Other30.4
7) None of the Above669.6
8) Dont Know16323.6
Missing563 
TOTAL691100.0




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