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Buddhists, View of

Does the respondent have a warm\cold, positive\negative, favorable\unfavorable view of Buddhists or Buddhism?


Below are 23 questions from surveys in the ARDA that attempt to measure this concept.

  • RC_1 from Portraits of American Life Study, 1st Wave, 2006LEARN MORE
    • Outside of your own religious tradition, which other religion do you have the most respect for? (RC_1) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • RC_2 from Portraits of American Life Study, 1st Wave, 2006LEARN MORE
    • Which religion do you have the least respect for? (RC_2) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • APLBUD from Religion and Public Life Survey, 2001LEARN MORE
    • ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO COMPLETED FORM 1. For each specific religious group, please indicate whether you would favor or oppose this group applying for government funds to provide social services to people who need them. -- Buddhist temples. (APLBUD) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • FAVAMBUD from Religion and Public Life Survey, 2001LEARN MORE
    • Now Id like your views on some specific religious groups. Is your overall opinion of American Buddhists very favorable, mostly favorable, mostly unfavorable, or very unfavorable? (FAVAMBUD) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • BUDDH_A from Religion and Public Life Survey, 2009LEARN MORE
    • Is your overall opinion of Buddhists very favorable, mostly favorable, mostly unfavorable, or very unfavorable? (Q141H) (BUDDH_A) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • EASTFIT from American Jewish Committee Religious Right Survey, 1996LEARN MORE
    • How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement: do you strongly agree, agree, neither agree or disagree, disagree, or strongly disagree? -- Those who practice Eastern religions like Hinduism and Buddhism can fit into American society, just like others. (EASTFIT) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • C_BUPLEA from Religion and Diversity Survey, 2002-2003LEARN MORE
    • [ASK ONLY IF CONT_BUD = 1 A GREAT DEAL OR 2 A FAIR AMOUNT OR 3 ONLY A LITTLE OR 4 ALMOST NONE] Have your contacts with Buddhists been mostly pleasant, mixed, or mostly unpleasant? (C_BUPLEA) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • STRO_BUD from Religion and Diversity Survey, 2002-2003LEARN MORE
    • In the next few years, would you welcome or not welcome each of the following groups becoming a stronger presence in the United States: Buddhists (STRO_BUD) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • EASTRELS from Middletown Area Study, 1988LEARN MORE
    • If you had the chance, to what extent would you enjoy learning more about Eastern religions such as Buddhism and Hinduism? (EASTRELS) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • EASTRELS from Middletown Area Study, 1992LEARN MORE
    • If you had the chance, to what extent would you enjoy learning more about Eastern religions such as Buddhism and Hinduism? (EASTRELS) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
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