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Interest (10)
Religion vs. Spirituality (6)
Satisfaction with (4)
Spirituality (6)
U.S. Spirituality (1)
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SPIRITL from Gallup Poll of Catholics, 1999
As a Catholic, how important is each of the following to you? Would you say spirituality and personal growth are very important, somewhat important, or not important at all? (SPIRITL)
TOTAL%
1) Not important at all1122.4
2) Somewhat important97521.2
3) Very important3,50976.3
Missing13 
TOTAL4,596100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


SPGROWTH from Religion and Politics Survey, 2000
How important has it been to you as an adult to grow in your spiritual life? Would you say...? (SPGROWTH)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely important2,24140.0
2) Very important1,68430.1
3) Fairly important1,08819.4
4) Not very important3776.7
5) Not at all important1663.0
6) Dont know/refused470.8
TOTAL5603100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


DSCSLFEX from Economic Values Survey, 1992
How does each of the following statements describe you: very well, fairly well, not very well, or not at all? -- Id like to spend more time exploring spiritual issues. (DSCSLFEX)
TOTAL%
1) Very well61112.2
2) Fairly well1,60031.9
3) Not very well1,69633.8
4) Not at all1,00820.1
5) Dont know1042.1
TOTAL5,019100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


SPIRITL from Small Groups Survey, 1991 (Groups Sample)
How interested are you at present in developing your faith or spirituality? Are you (SPIRITL)
TOTAL%
1) Very interested46148.9
2) Fairly interested29231.0
3) Fairly uninterested9810.4
4) Very uninterested687.2
5) Dont know/Refused232.4
Missing78 
TOTAL942100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


SPIRITL from Small Groups Survey, 1991 (Individuals Not in Groups Sample)
How interested are you at present in developing your faith or spirituality? Are you (SPIRITL)
TOTAL%
1) Very interested21722.7
2) Fairly interested31432.9
3) Fairly uninterested20621.6
4) Very uninterested17718.5
5) Dont know/Refused414.3
Missing6 
TOTAL955100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


INT_INCR from Religion and Diversity Survey, 2002-2003
How about your interest in spirituality? Has it been increasing, staying about the same, or decreasing? (INT_INCR)
TOTAL%
1) Increasing1,44749.7
2) Staying about the same1,31845.3
3) Decreasing1113.8
4) Donít know331.1
5) Refused10.0
TOTAL2,910100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


SPRTGROW from Religion and Diversity Survey, 2002-2003
How important has it been to you as an adult to grow in your spiritual life? Would you say... (SPRTGROW)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely important1,00734.6
2) Very important93032.0
3) Fairly important69123.7
4) Not very important1836.3
5) Not at all important802.7
6) Donít know170.6
7) Refused20.1
TOTAL2,910100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


INT_SPIR from Arts and Religion Survey, 1999
How interested are you in each of the following - Would you say you are very interested, fairly interested, not very interested, or not at all interested? - Learning more about spiritual direction (INT_SPIR)
TOTAL%
1) Very Interested128,31430.3
2) Fairly Interested136,11532.1
3) Not Very Interested92,32621.8
4) Not At All Interested58,25713.7
5) Dont Know, Refused8,7012.1
TOTAL423,713100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


EFF_SPIR from Arts and Religion Survey, 1999
How much effort have you devoted to your spiritual life during the past year - Would you say a great deal, a fair amount, only a little, hardly any, or none? (EFF_SPIR)
TOTAL%
1) A Great Deal97,38923.0
2) A Fair Amount139,94233.0
3) Only a Little97,15322.9
4) Hardly Any56,67213.4
5) None29,6287.0
6) Dont Know, Refused2,9290.7
TOTAL423,713100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


INC_SPIR from Arts and Religion Survey, 1999
In the past five years, has your interest in each of the following been increasing, staying the same, or decreasing? - Spirituality (INC_SPIR)
TOTAL%
1) Increasing180,40042.6
2) Staying The Same204,48248.3
3) Decreasing30,5327.2
4) Dont Know, Refused8,2992.0
TOTAL423,713100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


RELSPRT from General Social Survey 2008 Cross-Section and Panel Combined
What best describes you? (RELSPRT)
TOTAL%
0) Inapplicable2,19461.6
1) I follow a religion and consider myself to be a spiritual person interested in the sacred and the supernatural.52814.8
2) I follow a religion but dont consider myself to be a spiritual person interested in the sacred and the supernatural.3048.5
3) I dont follow a religion, but consider myself to be a spiritual person interested in the sacred and the supernatural.3128.8
4) I dont follow a religion and dont consider myself to be a spiritual person interested in the sacred and the supernatural.1544.3
8) Dont know481.3
9) No answer190.5
TOTAL3559100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


SPIRITUA from National Study of Youth and Religion, Wave 1 (2003)
Y132. Some teenagers say that they are spiritual but not religious. How true or not would you say that is of you? [READ LIST] (SPIRITUA)
TOTAL%
1) Very true3079.1
2) Somewhat true1,55546.1
3) Not true at all1,43342.5
777) Dont know631.9
888) Refused120.4
TOTAL3370100.0
Survey Details
Scope:Other
Frame:U.S. Youth
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


SPIRITUA from National Study of Youth and Religion, Wave 2 (2005)
(spiritual_w2) I:11. Some people say that they are spiritual but not religious. How true or not would you say that is of you? (SPIRITUA)
TOTAL%
1) Very true30011.5
2) Somewhat true1,23647.5
3) Not true at all1,02439.3
666) Invalid skip180.7
777) Dont know210.8
888) Refused50.2
TOTAL2604100.0
Survey Details
Scope:Other
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


SPIRTUAL from National Study of Youth and Religion, Wave 3 (2007-2008)
(spirtual_w3) I:11. Some people say that they are spiritual but not religious. How true or not would you say that is of you? (SPIRTUAL)
TOTAL%
1) Very true39015.4
2) Somewhat true1,13644.9
3) Not true at all97838.6
777) Dont know190.8
888) Refused40.2
999) Legitimate skip50.2
TOTAL2532100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


SPIRIT from Faith and Family in America, 2005
Which of the following statements comes closest to describing your beliefs Ė you are religious, you are spiritual but not religious, or you are neither? (SPIRIT)
TOTAL%
1) Religious56349.8
2) Spiritual, not religious38734.2
3) Neither11410.1
4) Both494.3
5) Dont know/refused181.6
TOTAL1131100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


REL7 from Survey of Religion and Community Life in Indianapolis, 1999
Overall, how religious or spiritual would you say you are? Would you say: (REL7)
TOTAL%
1) Very religious32440.2
2) Somewhat religious37246.2
3) Not too religious739.1
4) Not at all religious334.1
8) Dont know10.1
9) Refused30.4
TOTAL806100.0
Survey Details
Scope:Single Unit (State, County, etc.)
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


RELSPRT1 from General Social Survey, 2004
I find strength in my religion or spirituality. (RELSPRT1)
TOTAL%
1) Many times a day25218.8
2) Every day38728.9
3) Most days23817.8
4) Some days13510.1
5) Once in a while14610.9
6) Never or almost never16011.9
8) Dont know60.4
9) No answer161.2
TOTAL1340100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


RELSPRT2 from General Social Survey, 2004
I find comfort in my religion or spirituality (RELSPRT2)
TOTAL%
1) Many times a day25419.0
2) Every day42231.5
3) Most days24418.2
4) Some days1188.8
5) Once in a while14310.7
6) Never or almost never13610.1
8) Dont know70.5
9) No answer161.2
TOTAL1340100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


GF21SPRT from State of Disunion Survey, 1996
Different words and images generate different feelings in people, both positive and negative. On a scale from plus 5 all the way down to minus 5, where plus 5 indicates a very positive feeling, minus 5 indicates a very negative feeling, and 0 indicates a neutral feeling, please rate your initial response to each of the following phrases. Does it give you a good feeling, a bad feeling, or neither? U. Spirituality (GF21SPRT)
TOTAL%
-5) Very negative90.5
-4) -4120.7
-3) -3181.0
-2) -2211.2
-1) -1150.8
0) Neutral26814.8
1) 11156.4
2) 221211.7
3) 331017.2
4) 431717.5
5) Very positive51028.2
TOTAL1807100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


NEED8 from Small Groups Survey, 1991 (Groups Sample)
ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE CURRENTLY INVOLVED IN ANY SMALL GROUP THAT MEETS REGULARLY AND PROVIDES SUPPORT OR CARING FOR THOSE WHO PARTICIPATE IN IT: Im going to read you a list of personal needs. For each one, which statement best describes how well you have met that need. Is this a need you feel you have partly met, fully met, or never experienced? -- Being part of a group that helps you grow spiritually (NEED8)
TOTAL%
1) Partially met35835.1
2) Fully met53752.6
3) Never experienced10510.3
4) Dont know/Refused212.1
TOTAL1,021100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


SPRTPRSN from General Social Survey 2008 Cross-Section and Panel Combined
To what extent do you consider yourself a spiritual person? Are you very spiritual, moderately spiritual, slightly spiritual, or not spiritual at all? (SPRTPRSN)
TOTAL%
1) Very spiritual98727.7
2) Moderately spiritual1,44440.6
3) Slightly spiritual74621.0
4) Not spiritual3269.2
8) Dont know411.2
9) No answer150.4
TOTAL3559100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


SPRTPRSN from General Social Survey 2010 Cross-Section and Panel Combined
To what extent do you consider yourself a spiritual person? Are you very spiritual, moderately spiritual, slightly spiritual, or not spiritual at all? (SPRTPRSN)
TOTAL%
1) Very spiritual1,36127.8
2) Moderately spiritual1,95639.9
3) Slightly spiritual1,06121.6
4) Not spiritual4699.6
8) Dont know380.8
9) No answer160.3
TOTAL4901100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


SPIRIT from Baylor Religion Survey, Wave II (2007)
Q15m. How well do the following terms describe your religious identity? Spiritual (SPIRIT)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all32021.1
2) Not very well15610.3
3) Somewhat well41527.4
4) Very well51934.3
8) Undecided1046.9
Missing134 
TOTAL1,514100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Mixed-mode


SPRTPRSN from General Social Survey, 2006
To what extent do you consider yourself a spiritual person? Are you . . . (SPRTPRSN)
TOTAL%
1) Very spiritual87729.3
2) Moderately spiritual1,21640.6
3) Slightly spiritual59519.9
4) Not spiritual at all2668.9
8) Dont know291.0
9) No answer90.3
TOTAL2992100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


RM_2 from Portraits of American Life Study, 1st Wave, 2006
How important is God or spirituality in your life? (RM_2)
TOTAL%
-7) Refused10.0
-4) Dont know30.1
1) Not at all important1405.4
2) Somewhat important54220.8
3) Very important82231.5
4) Extremely important53720.6
5) By far the most important part of your life56121.5
Missing2 
TOTAL2,606100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


SPRTPRSN from General Social Survey, 1998
To what extent do you consider yourself a spiritual person? Are you... (SPRTPRSN)
TOTAL%
1) Very spiritual31421.7
2) Moderately spiritual57139.5
3) Slightly spiritual36625.3
4) Not spiritual at all17111.8
8) Dont know50.3
9) No answer181.2
TOTAL1445100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


D8RELLIF from State of Disunion Survey, 1996
How strong would you say the US decline or improvement is in each of the following areas? H. Religious and spiritual life (D8RELLIF)
TOTAL%
1) Strong decline27714.1
2) Moderate decline57529.2
3) Holding steady82742.0
4) Moderate improvement24512.4
5) Strong improvement472.4
TOTAL1971100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


 

Subcategories
InterestHow interested is the respondent in developing his/her faith or spirituality?
Religion vs. SpiritualityIs the respondent religions, spiritual, or a combination of both?
Satisfaction withHow satisfied is the respondent with his/her spirituality?
SpiritualityHow spiritual is the respondent?
U.S. SpiritualityThis question type asks about the status of spirituality in the U.S.

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