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What is the respondent's attitude about Mormons? This could include a variety of issues, including whether or not the respondent trusts Mormons, if the respondent would find a Mormon neighbor acceptable, etc.

Below are 17 questions from surveys in the ARDA that attempt to measure this concept. Mouse over a survey name to see further details on a survey.

Q50P from Baylor Religion Survey, 2005

Q50 How much would you say that you trust the following people or groups ..p. Mormons (Q50P)
TOTAL%
1) A lot22613.7
2) Some1,05864.3
3) Only a little25815.7
4) Not at all1036.3
TOTAL1645100.0


OPMORMNS from Religion and Public Life Survey, 2007

Is your overall opinion of Mormons very favorable, mostly favorable, mostly unfavorable, or very unfavorable? (OPMORMNS)
TOTAL%
1) Very favorable3039.9
2) Mostly favorable1,30642.8
3) Mostly unfavorable56218.4
4) Very unfavorable2668.7
5) Never heard of511.7
8) Cant rate50716.6
9) Dont Know/Refused571.9
TOTAL3,052100.0


PRESMRMN from Religion and Public Life Survey, 2007

Would you be more likely or less likely to support a candidate for president who is Mormon, or wouldnt this matter to you? (PRESMRMN)
TOTAL%
1) More likely to support1685.5
2) Less likely to support76825.2
3) Wouldnt matter/No difference2,00865.8
9) Dont Know/Refused1093.6
TOTAL3,053100.0


MRMNRREL from Religion and Public Life Survey, 2007

From what you know, do you think that the Mormon religion and your own religion have a lot in common, or do you think that the Mormon religion and your religion are very different? (Asked if respondent reported 1-5, 7-8, 11, 13-14 on RELIG) (MRMNRREL)
TOTAL%
1) A lot in common62824.7
2) Very different1,58662.5
9) Dont Know/Refused32412.8
Missing513 
TOTAL2,538100.0


MRMNRBEL from Religion and Public Life Survey, 2007

From what you know, do you think that the Mormon religion and your own beliefs have a lot in common, or do you think that the Mormon religion and your own beliefs are very different? (Asked if respondent reported 9, 10, 12, or 99 on RELIG) (MRMNRBEL)
TOTAL%
1) A lot in common6714.6
2) Very different32871.3
9) Dont Know/Refused6514.1
Missing2,592 
TOTAL460100.0


INFLMRMN from Religion and Public Life Survey, 2007

Which of the following has had the biggest influence on your view of Mormons (INFLMRMN)
TOTAL%
1) A personal experience36328.7
2) The views of your friends and family13110.3
3) What you have seen or read in the media25820.4
4) Your religious beliefs13911.0
5) Your education17814.0
6) Something else14911.8
9) Dont Know/Refused493.9
Missing1,785 
TOTAL1,267100.0


MRMNXIAN from Religion and Public Life Survey, 2007

Based on what you have read or heard about Mormons, do you think their religion is a Christian religion, or do you think it is not a Christian religion? (MRMNXIAN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, their religion is a Christian religion1,54451.5
2) No, their religion is not a Christian religion93731.2
9) Dont Know/Refused51817.3
Missing53 
TOTAL2,999100.0


W2D8 from American National Election Studies, Panel Study, 2008-2009

Do you feel warm, cold, or neither warm nor cold toward Mormons? (W2D8)
TOTAL%
-7) No answer100.3
-6) Not asked, unit non-response1,49248.9
-2) Missing, see documentation471.5
1) Warm1715.6
2) Cold2217.2
3) Neither warm nor cold1,10836.3
TOTAL3049100.0


W2D9 from American National Election Studies, Panel Study, 2008-2009

IF WARM: Do you feel (extremely warm, moderately warm, or a little warm / a little warm, moderately warm, or extremely warm) toward Mormons? (W2D9)
TOTAL%
-7) No answer10.0
-6) Not asked, unit non-response1,49248.9
-2) Missing, see documentation511.7
-1) Inapplicable1,33543.8
1) Extremely warm441.4
2) Moderately warm923.0
3) A little warm341.1
TOTAL3049100.0


W2D10 from American National Election Studies, Panel Study, 2008-2009

IF COLD: Do you feel (extremely cold, moderately cold, or a little cold / a little cold, moderately cold, or extremely cold) toward Mormons? (W2D10)
TOTAL%
-7) No answer10.0
-6) Not asked, unit non-response1,49248.9
-2) Missing, see documentation511.7
-1) Inapplicable1,28542.1
1) Extremely cold531.7
2) Moderately cold953.1
3) A little cold722.4
TOTAL3049100.0


FMORMN_B from Religion and Public Life Survey, 2009

Please tell me whether you would favor or oppose the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, or Mormon churches, applying for government funds to provide social services to people who need them. [Form 2 only] (Q262GF2) (FMORMN_B)
TOTAL%
1) Favor2,03147.6
2) Oppose1,84143.1
9) Dont know/Refused (VOL.)3989.3
Missing13,387 
TOTAL4,270100.0


APLMRMN from Religion and Public Life Survey, 2001

ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO C0MPLETED FORM 2. 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. -- The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, or Mormon churches. (APLMRMN)
TOTAL%
1) Favor1,19550.4
2) Oppose97841.3
9) Dont know/Refused1978.3
Missing2,313 
TOTAL2,370100.0


MORMON_A from Religion and Public Life Survey, 2009

Is your overall opinion of Mormons very favorable, mostly favorable, mostly unfavorable, or very unfavorable? (Q141D) (MORMON_A)
TOTAL%
1) Very favorable8249.3
2) Mostly favorable3,02334.2
3) Mostly unfavorable1,46216.6
4) Very unfavorable8559.7
5) Never heard of (VOL.)1151.3
8) Cant rate (VOL.)1,94222.0
9) Refused (VOL.)6086.9
Missing8,829 
TOTAL8,829100.0


SMORM_A from Religion and Public Life Survey, 2009

If RELIG = 1-2, 4-8, 11, 13-14, or (RELIG = 99 and CHR = 1): From what you know, do you think that the Mormon religion and your own religion are very similar, somewhat similar, somewhat different, or very different? (Q190C) [See Note 2: Randomization of Religious Similarity Variables on the ARDA Summary Page for randomization information.] (SMORM_A)
TOTAL%
1) Very similar2393.3
2) Somewhat similar1,29518.1
3) Somewhat different1,70123.8
4) Very different2,55635.7
9) Dont know/Refused (VOL.)1,35919.0
Missing10,506 
TOTAL7,150100.0


AMORM_A from Religion and Public Life Survey, 2009

If RELIG = 9-10, 12, or (RELIG = 99 or CHR = 2 or 9): From what you know, do you think that the Mormon religion and your own beliefs are very similar, somewhat similar, somewhat different, or very different? (Q191C) [See Note 2: Randomization of Religious Similarity Variables on the ARDA Summary Page for randomization information.] (AMORM_A)
TOTAL%
1) Very similar151.0
2) Somewhat similar22915.3
3) Somewhat different23816.0
4) Very different60640.6
9) Dont know/Refused (VOL.)40427.1
Missing16,166 
TOTAL1,492100.0


QN14_D from Changing Faiths: Latinos and the Transformation of American Religion

Is your overall opinion of Mormons very favorable, mostly favorable, mostly unfavorable, or very unfavorable? (QN14_D)
TOTAL%
1) Very favorable56314.0
2) Mostly favorable63915.9
3) Mostly unfavorable57914.4
4) Very unfavorable75018.7
5) Never heard of2396.0
6) Cant rate60915.2
8) Dont know55813.9
9) Refused792.0
TOTAL4016100.0


MORMON from Survey of Northern California Church Bodies, 1963

We would like you to imagine, for a moment, that for some reason you could no longer continue to attend a church of your present denomination. Below is a list of other denominations that it would be possible for you to attend. We would like you to consider each and decide for yourself how comfortable and at home you think you would feel in each. -- Mormon Church (MORMON)
TOTAL%
1) Very comfortable712.7
2) Comfortable27810.7
3) A little uncomfortable42016.2
4) Uncomfortable1,02639.6
5) Dont know enough about this denomination to say79930.8
TOTAL2594100.0




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