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

Below are 94 questions from surveys in the ARDA that attempt to measure this concept. Mouse over a survey name to see further details on a survey.

SPKMSLM from General Social Survey 2008 Cross-Section and Panel Combined

Now consider a Muslim clergyman who preaches hatred of the United States. If such a person wanted to make a speech in your community preaching hatred of the United States, should he be allowed to speak, or not? (SPKMSLM)
TOTAL%
0) Inapplicable2,20762.0
1) Yes, allowed56715.9
2) Not allowed76121.4
8) Dont know160.4
9) No answer80.2
TOTAL3559100.0


LIBMSLM from General Social Survey 2010 Cross-Section and Panel Combined

If some people in your community suggested that a book [a Muslim clergyman] wrote which preaches hatred of the United States should be taken out of your public library, would you favor removing this book, or not? (LIBMSLM)
TOTAL%
0) Inapplicable2,54451.9
1) Favor1,16523.8
2) Not favor1,16623.8
8) Dont know190.4
9) No answer70.1
TOTAL4901100.0


COLMSLM from General Social Survey 2010 Cross-Section and Panel Combined

Consider a Muslim clergyman who preaches hatred of the United States. Should such a person be allowed to teach in a college or university, or not? (COLMSLM)
TOTAL%
0) Inapplicable2,54451.9
4) Yes, allowed76915.7
5) Not allowed1,54731.6
8) Dont know320.7
9) No answer90.2
TOTAL4901100.0


SPKMSLM from General Social Survey 2010 Cross-Section and Panel Combined

Now consider a Muslim clergyman who preaches hatred of the United States. If such a person wanted to make a speech in your community preaching hatred of the United States, should he be allowed to speak, or not? (SPKMSLM)
TOTAL%
0) Inapplicable2,54451.9
1) Yes, allowed1,00720.5
2) Not allowed1,32327.0
8) Dont know200.4
9) No answer70.1
TOTAL4901100.0


Q50Q from Baylor Religion Survey, 2005

Q50 How much would you say that you trust the following people or groups ..q. Muslims (Q50Q)
TOTAL%
1) A lot1338.1
2) Some92656.5
3) Only a little38623.6
4) Not at all19311.8
TOTAL1638100.0


Q40D from Baylor Religion Survey, 2005

Q40 To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements about the educational system and the media..d. A Muslim should be allowed to teach at a high school (Q40D)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree37622.4
2) Agree86451.5
3) Disagree1669.9
4) Strongly disagree1217.2
5) Undecided1508.9
TOTAL1677100.0


LIBMSLM from General Social Survey 2008 Cross-Section and Panel Combined

If some people in your community suggested that a book [a Muslim clergyman] wrote which preaches hatred of the United States should be taken out of your public library, would you favor removing this book, or not? (LIBMSLM)
TOTAL%
0) Inapplicable2,20762.0
1) Favor66318.6
2) Not favor66218.6
8) Dont know210.6
9) No answer60.2
TOTAL3559100.0


COLMSLM from General Social Survey 2008 Cross-Section and Panel Combined

Consider a Muslim clergyman who preaches hatred of the United States. Should such a person be allowed to teach in a college or university, or not? (COLMSLM)
TOTAL%
0) Inapplicable2,20762.0
4) Yes, allowed40511.4
5) Not allowed91625.7
8) Dont know250.7
9) No answer60.2
TOTAL3559100.0


GETMUSLM from Baylor Religion Survey, Wave II (2007)

Q25g. If you believe in Heaven, how many of the following people do you think will get into Heaven? Muslims (GETMUSLM)
TOTAL%
0) None22615.8
1) A few15310.7
2) About half866.0
3) Most27619.3
4) All1309.1
8) No opinion56039.1
Missing217 
TOTAL1,431100.0


RATEISLM from Houston Area Survey, 1982-2010

What about Muslims or followers of Islam? Where would you put them on the 10-point scale (where 1 means very unfavorable feelings and 10 means very favorable feelings)? (08, 10) (RATEISLM)
TOTAL%
-1) RF/DK1097.6
1) Very unfavorable1278.8
2) 2805.6
3) 3906.2
4) 41107.6
5) 531621.9
6) 6805.6
7) 7956.6
8) 81399.6
9) 9694.8
10) Very favorable22615.7
TOTAL1441100.0


MSLMTHRM from American National Election Studies, 2004

Feeling Thermometer: Muslims (MSLMTHRM)
TOTAL%
TOTAL0100.0


MSLMTEMP from General Social Survey, 2004

Temperature toward Muslims 0=Cold;100=Hot: Id like to get your feelings toward groups that are in the news these days. I will use something we call the feeling thermometer, and here is how it works. Ill read the name of a groups and Id like you to rate that group using the feeling thermometer. Ratings between 50 degrees and 100 degrees mean that you feel favorable and warm toward the group. Ratings between 0 degrees and 50 degrees mean that you dont feel favorable toward the group and that you dont care too much for that group. How would you rate Muslims? (998 = Dont know/999=No answer) (MSLMTEMP)
TOTAL%
TOTAL0100.0


CONTMSLM from General Social Survey, 2000

Since the beginning of our country, people of many different races, nationalities, and religions have come here and settled. As I name some of these groups please tell me if the group has made one of the most important positive contributions to this country, an important contribution, some contribution, or little positive contribution to this country? -- Muslims? (CONTMSLM)
TOTAL%
1) Most important contribution322.3
2) Important contribution20214.4
3) Some contribution46233.0
4) Little positive contribution40629.0
8) Dont know28620.5
9) No answer100.7
TOTAL1398100.0


ANTIINUS from Religion and Public Life Survey, 2002

(ASKED ONLY ON FORM 2) Whats your impression - how many Muslims in this country are anti-American? (ANTIINUS)
TOTAL%
1) Almost all673.7
2) Most975.3
3) About half19310.6
4) Some41022.6
5) Just a few71139.2
9) Dont know/Refused33618.5
Missing1,814 
TOTAL1,814100.0


GRPMUSAM from Religion and Public Life Survey, 2002

Thinking about specific religious groups, what is your overall opinion of: Muslim Americans? (GRPMUSAM)
TOTAL%
1) Very favorable1488.2
2) Mostly favorable84246.4
3) Mostly unfavorable26214.4
4) Very unfavorable1417.8
5) Never heard of271.5
8) Cant rate33718.6
9) Refused583.2
Missing1,814 
TOTAL1,815100.0


GRPMUSLM from Religion and Public Life Survey, 2002

Thinking about specific religious groups, what is your overall opinion of: Muslims? (GRPMUSLM)
TOTAL%
1) Very favorable1246.8
2) Mostly favorable72740.1
3) Mostly unfavorable32918.1
4) Very unfavorable19110.5
5) Never heard of160.9
8) Cant rate36920.3
9) Refused583.2
Missing1,814 
TOTAL1,814100.0


DIFFMUS from Religion and Public Life Survey, 2002

(ASKED ONLY ON FORM 1, AND OF RESPONDENTS WHO ANSWERED THAT THEY HAVE A DIFFERENT RELIGION THAN ISLAM) From what you know, do you think that the Muslim religion and your own religion have a lot in common, or do you think that the Muslim religion and your religion are very different? (DIFFMUS)
TOTAL%
1) A lot in common42827.5
2) Very different88857.0
9) Dont know/Refused24215.5
Missing2,070 
TOTAL1,558100.0


FAVISLAM from Religion and Public Life Survey, 2002

(ASKED ONLY ON FORM 2) Would you say you have a generally favorable or unfavorable opinion of Islam? (FAVISLAM)
TOTAL%
1) Favorable68237.6
2) Unfavorable59933.0
9) No opinion53329.4
Missing1,814 
TOTAL1,814100.0


ANTIINWD from Religion and Public Life Survey, 2002

(ASKED ONLY ON FORM 1) Whats your impression- how many Muslims around the world are anti-American? (ANTIINWD)
TOTAL%
1) Almost all1025.6
2) Most21411.8
3) About half32618.0
4) Some43624.0
5) Just a few38021.0
9) Dont know/Refused35519.6
Missing1,814 
TOTAL1,813100.0


OPMUSAMS from Religion and Public Life Survey, 2007

Is your overall opinion of Muslim Americans very favorable, mostly favorable, mostly unfavorable, or very unfavorable? (asked of half sample) (OPMUSAMS)
TOTAL%
1) Very favorable15610.0
2) Mostly favorable68043.5
3) Mostly unfavorable28518.2
4) Very unfavorable16810.7
5) Never heard of140.9
8) Cant rate22614.5
9) Dont Know/Refused342.2
Missing1,490 
TOTAL1,563100.0


ISLVIOL from ABC News Views of Islam Poll, 2003

Do you think mainstream Islam encourages violence against non-Muslims, or is it a peaceful religion? [NOTE: This question was asked of half of the sample; the same half was asked question ISLMRSPT.] (ISLVIOL)
TOTAL%
1) Encourages violence16033.7
2) Peaceful religion21845.9
8) DK/No opinion9720.4
Missing529 
TOTAL475100.0


OPRELGR6 from Religion and Public Life Survey, 2003

Now thinking about some specific religious groups... Is your overall opinion of Muslims very favorable, mostly favorable, mostly unfavorable, or very unfavorable? (OPRELGR6)
TOTAL%
1) Very favorable878.7
2) Mostly favorable39539.5
3) Mostly unfavorable20020.0
4) Very unfavorable11211.2
5) Never heard of50.5
9) Cant rate20220.2
TOTAL1001100.0


OPRELGR5 from Religion and Public Life Survey, 2003

Now thinking about some specific religious groups... Is your overall opinion of Muslim Americans very favorable, mostly favorable, mostly unfavorable, or very unfavorable? (OPRELGR5)
TOTAL%
1) Very favorable969.6
2) Mostly favorable44744.6
3) Mostly unfavorable14014.0
4) Very unfavorable868.6
5) Never heard of111.1
9) Cant rate22322.2
TOTAL1003100.0


Q92 from Sub-Saharan Africa Religion Survey, 2010

Q92 How often are Muslims treated unfairly by the government in our country? Very often, somewhat often, not too often, or never? (Q92)
TOTAL%
1) Very often1,5696.3
2) Somewhat often2,1458.6
3) Not too often4,61318.4
4) Never12,60750.4
5) Not applicable - are no/few Muslims in our country4111.6
8) Dont know3,50514.0
9) Refused1830.7
TOTAL25,033100.0


ISLPEACE from ABC News Views of Islam Poll, 2003

Do you think Islam encourages violence against non-Muslims, or is it a peaceful religion? [NOTE: This question was asked of half of the sample; the same half was asked question ISMRSP2.] (ISLPEACE)
TOTAL%
1) Encourages violence18435.7
2) Peaceful religion23445.3
8) DK/No opinion9819.0
Missing488 
TOTAL516100.0


VIEWISLM from ABC News Views of Islam Poll, 2003

Would you say you have a generally favorable or unfavorable opinion of Islam? (VIEWISLM)
TOTAL%
1) Favorable38339.2
2) Unfavorable37037.8
8) DK/No opinion22523.0
Missing26 
TOTAL978100.0


OPMUSLMS from Religion and Public Life Survey, 2007

Is your overall opinion of Muslims very favorable, mostly favorable, mostly unfavorable, or very unfavorable? (asked of half sample) (OPMUSLMS)
TOTAL%
1) Very favorable1107.4
2) Mostly favorable54136.3
3) Mostly unfavorable32021.5
4) Very unfavorable18912.7
5) Never heard of130.9
8) Cant rate28118.9
9) Dont Know/Refused362.4
Missing1,562 
TOTAL1,490100.0


Q61 from Sub-Saharan Africa Religion Survey, 2010

Q61 [ASK IF MUSLIM PREACHERS AND MISSIONARIES FROM OUTSIDE OUR COUNTRY HAVE A GREAT DEAL, SOME, NOT TOO MUCH, OR NONE] Do you think this is a good thing or a bad thing for our country? D (Q61)
TOTAL%
1) Good thing13,94969.1
2) Bad thing4,42821.9
8) Dont know1,6728.3
9) Refused1320.7
Missing4,850 
TOTAL20,181100.0


RELCAN2C from Religion and Public Life Survey, 2003

[ASK ONLY IF DQFORM=2 FORM 2] Between now and the 2004 political conventions, there will be discussion about the qualifications of presidential candidates - their education, age, religion, race, and so on. Are there any reasons why you might not vote for a Muslim for president if he or she were nominated by the party you usually prefer? (RELCAN2C)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, there are reasons NOT to vote for31931.9
2) No, no reasons58658.5
9) Dont know/Refused969.6
TOTAL1001100.0


PRESMSLM from Religion and Public Life Survey, 2007

Would you be more likely or less likely to support a candidate for president who is Muslim, or wouldnt this matter to you? (PRESMSLM)
TOTAL%
1) More likely to support923.0
2) Less likely to support1,37044.9
3) Wouldnt matter/No difference1,49148.8
9) Dont Know/Refused1003.3
TOTAL3,053100.0


Q89 from Sub-Saharan Africa Religion Survey, 2010

Q89 In your opinion, how many Muslims in our country support Islamic extremists like al Qaeda - would you say most, many, just some or very few? (Q89)
TOTAL%
1) Most2,50810.0
2) Many3,01812.1
3) Just some3,90915.6
4) Very few5,52622.1
5) All1770.7
6) None2,4169.7
8) Dont know7,23628.9
9) Refused2431.0
TOTAL25,033100.0


Q91 from Sub-Saharan Africa Religion Survey, 2010

Q91 In your opinion, how many Muslims in our country do you think are hostile toward Christians? Would you say most, many, just some or very few? (Q91)
TOTAL%
1) Most2,57010.3
2) Many3,58014.3
3) Just some4,46317.8
4) Very few6,45925.8
5) All2280.9
6) None2,96411.8
8) Dont know4,49818.0
9) Refused2691.1
TOTAL25,031100.0


OPNMUSLM from Religion and Public Life Survey, 2003

[ASK ONLY IF DQFORM= 2 FORM 2Would you say you have a generally favorable or unfavorable opinion of Islam? (OPNMUSLM)
TOTAL%
1) Favorable42442.4
2) Unfavorable32932.9
9) No opinion24824.8
TOTAL1001100.0


Q46 from Sub-Saharan Africa Religion Survey, 2010

Q46 [ASK IF NOT MUSLIM] How comfortable would you be if a child of yours someday married a Muslim? Would you be very comfortable, somewhat comfortable, not too comfortable or not at all comfortable? (Q46)
TOTAL%
1) Very comfortable3,82722.3
2) Somewhat comfortable2,69615.7
3) Not too comfortable3,10618.1
4) Not at all comfortable5,27030.7
5) Depends on situation/ Depends if man or woman1,5929.3
8) Dont know4922.9
9) Refused1781.0
Missing7,870 
TOTAL17,161100.0


Q90 from Sub-Saharan Africa Religion Survey, 2010

Q90 In your opinion, how many Christians in our country do you think are hostile toward Muslims? Would you say most, many, just some or very few? (Q90)
TOTAL%
1) Most1,9167.7
2) Many2,82211.3
3) Just some4,29317.1
4) Very few7,03728.1
5) All2200.9
6) None3,89515.6
8) Dont know4,60518.4
9) Refused2451.0
TOTAL25,033100.0


CATHFUND from Religion and Public Life Survey, 2008

Would you favor or oppose Catholic churches applying for government funds to provide social services to people who need them? (Q32C) (CATHFUND)
TOTAL%
1) Favor1,78661.5
2) Oppose1,00834.7
9) Dont know/Refused1123.9
TOTAL2,906100.0


Q28H from Sub-Saharan Africa Religion Survey, 2010

Q28H [WHICH OF THESE CHARACTERISTICS DO YOU ASSOCIATE WITH MUSLIMS? DO YOU ASSOCIATE THIS WITH MUSLIMS, OR NOT?] Respectful of women (Q28H)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, associate16,44965.7
2) No, do not associate5,59522.4
8) Dont know2,83111.3
9) Refused1560.6
TOTAL25,031100.0


Q28G from Sub-Saharan Africa Religion Survey, 2010

Q28G [WHICH OF THESE CHARACTERISTICS DO YOU ASSOCIATE WITH MUSLIMS? DO YOU ASSOCIATE THIS WITH MUSLIMS, OR NOT?] Tolerant (Q28G)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, associate14,26257.0
2) No, do not associate7,44129.7
8) Dont know3,18312.7
9) Refused1450.6
TOTAL25,031100.0


Q28F from Sub-Saharan Africa Religion Survey, 2010

Q28F [WHICH OF THESE CHARACTERISTICS DO YOU ASSOCIATE WITH MUSLIMS? DO YOU ASSOCIATE THIS WITH MUSLIMS, OR NOT?] Arrogant (Q28F)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, associate6,57926.3
2) No, do not associate14,87759.4
8) Dont know3,37613.5
9) Refused1990.8
TOTAL25,031100.0


Q28E from Sub-Saharan Africa Religion Survey, 2010

Q28E [WHICH OF THESE CHARACTERISTICS DO YOU ASSOCIATE WITH MUSLIMS? DO YOU ASSOCIATE THIS WITH MUSLIMS, OR NOT?] Immoral (Q28E)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, associate5,08320.3
2) No, do not associate16,17964.6
8) Dont know3,59714.4
9) Refused1720.7
TOTAL25,031100.0


Q28D from Sub-Saharan Africa Religion Survey, 2010

Q28D [WHICH OF THESE CHARACTERISTICS DO YOU ASSOCIATE WITH MUSLIMS? DO YOU ASSOCIATE THIS WITH MUSLIMS, OR NOT?] Devout (Q28D)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, associate14,69158.7
2) No, do not associate6,79327.1
8) Dont know3,39713.6
9) Refused1500.6
TOTAL25,031100.0


Q28C from Sub-Saharan Africa Religion Survey, 2010

Q28C [WHICH OF THESE CHARACTERISTICS DO YOU ASSOCIATE WITH MUSLIMS? DO YOU ASSOCIATE THIS WITH MUSLIMS, OR NOT?] Selfish (Q28C)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, associate5,92223.7
2) No, do not associate15,67462.6
8) Dont know3,28713.1
9) Refused1480.6
TOTAL25,031100.0


Q28B from Sub-Saharan Africa Religion Survey, 2010

Q28B [WHICH OF THESE CHARACTERISTICS DO YOU ASSOCIATE WITH MUSLIMS? DO YOU ASSOCIATE THIS WITH MUSLIMS, OR NOT?] Violent (Q28B)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, associate8,01432.0
2) No, do not associate14,16856.6
8) Dont know2,70410.8
9) Refused1450.6
TOTAL25,031100.0


Q28A from Sub-Saharan Africa Religion Survey, 2010

Q28A [WHICH OF THESE CHARACTERISTICS DO YOU ASSOCIATE WITH MUSLIMS? DO YOU ASSOCIATE THIS WITH MUSLIMS, OR NOT?] Honest (Q28A)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, associate16,49565.9
2) No, do not associated5,14220.5
8) Dont know3,28813.1
9) Refused1050.4
TOTAL25,030100.0


Q25 from Sub-Saharan Africa Religion Survey, 2010

Q25 [ASK IF MUSLIMS INCREASING, LOSING OR SAME/NEITHER INFLUENCE] All in all, do you think this is a good thing or a bad thing? (Q25)
TOTAL%
1) Good thing13,41764.9
2) Bad thing4,85123.5
3) Both/neither/depends1,6508.0
8) Dont know6813.3
9) Refused690.3
Missing4,365 
TOTAL20,668100.0


Q24 from Sub-Saharan Africa Religion Survey, 2010

Q24 At the present time, do you think Muslims are increasing their influence on life in our country or losing their influence? (Q24)
TOTAL%
1) Increasing influence13,25052.9
2) Losing influence4,65618.6
3) Same/neither increasing nor losing2,76011.0
8) Dont know4,25317.0
9) Refused1120.4
TOTAL25,031100.0


W6YA51_M from American National Election Studies, Panel Study, 2008-2009

Do you feel warm, cold, or neither warm nor cold toward Muslims? (W6YA51_M)
TOTAL%
-7) No answer40.1
-6) Not asked, unit non-response1,57351.6
-2) Missing, see documentation341.1
1) Warm2397.8
2) Cold34611.3
3) Neither warm nor cold85328.0
TOTAL3049100.0


V085065E from American National Election Studies, Time Series Study, 2008

How would you rate: Muslims? (V085065E)
TOTAL%
-9) Refused190.8
-8) Dont know (dont know where to rate)843.6
-6) Thermometer: dont know who this is271.2
-2) No Post-election IW2219.5
0) 01315.6
5) 520.1
10) 1020.1
12) 1210.0
15) 15903.9
20) 2020.1
25) 2520.1
30) 30934.0
35) 3510.0
40) 401667.1
45) 4530.1
50) 5077633.4
55) 5520.1
60) 6023810.2
65) 6510.0
70) 701998.6
75) 75110.5
80) 8080.3
85) 851325.7
90) 9030.1
100) 1001094.7
TOTAL2323100.0


W6YA53_M from American National Election Studies, Panel Study, 2008-2009

[IF W6YA51=2] Do you feel (extremely cold, moderately cold, or a little cold / a little cold, moderately cold, or extremely cold) toward Muslims? (W6YA53_M)
TOTAL%
-6) Not asked, unit non-response1,57351.6
-2) Missing, see documentation511.7
-1) Inapplicable1,07935.4
1) Extremely cold1494.9
2) Moderately cold1103.6
3) A little cold872.9
TOTAL3049100.0


W6YA52_M from American National Election Studies, Panel Study, 2008-2009

[IF W6YA52=1] Do you feel (extremely warm, moderately warm, or a little warm / a little warm, moderately warm, or extremely warm) toward Muslims? (W6YA52_M)
TOTAL%
-6) Not asked, unit non-response1,57351.6
-2) Missing, see documentation461.5
-1) Inapplicable1,19139.1
1) Extremely warm652.1
2) Moderately warm1234.0
3) A little warm511.7
TOTAL3049100.0


RELMUSL from Religion and Public Life Survey, 2005

Now thinking about some specific religious groupsÖ Is your overall opinion of Muslim Americans very favorable, mostly favorable, mostly unfavorable, or very unfavorable? [Asked only if FORM = 1.] (RELMUSL)
TOTAL%
1) Very favorable1958.8
2) Mostly favorable1,00645.6
3) Mostly unfavorable34615.7
4) Very unfavorable1989.0
5) Never heard of120.5
8) Cant rate38917.6
9) Refused622.8
Missing2,200 
TOTAL2,208100.0


TERROR from Religion and Public Life Survey, 2005

Do you think that the terrorist attacks over the past few years are a part of a major conflict between the people of America and Europe versus the people of Islam, or is it only a conflict with a small, radical group? (TERROR)
TOTAL%
1) Major conflict1,26928.8
2) Conflict with a radical group2,65960.3
9) Dont know/Refused47910.9
TOTAL4,407100.0


CHR_MUSL from Religion and Public Life Survey, 2005

From what you know, do you think that the Muslim religion and your own religion have a lot in common, or do you think that the Muslim religion and your religion are very different? [Asked only if respondent has a religion other than Islam, i.e. if RELPREF = 1, 2, 4, or 7.] (CHR_MUSL)
TOTAL%
1) A lot in common1,03127.3
2) Very different2,20558.4
9) Dont know/Refused54014.3
Missing632 
TOTAL3,776100.0


FAVISLAM from Religion and Public Life Survey, 2005

Would you say you have a generally favorable or unfavorable opinion of Islam? [Asked only if FORM = 1.] (FAVISLAM)
TOTAL%
1) Favorable90040.8
2) Unfavorable80136.3
9) No opinion50723.0
Missing2,200 
TOTAL2,208100.0


FAVMUSL from Religion and Public Life Survey, 2005

Would you say you have a generally favorable or unfavorable opinion of Islam - the Muslim religion? [Asked only if FORM = 2.] (FAVMUSL)
TOTAL%
1) Favorable80536.6
2) Unfavorable79436.1
9) No opinion60127.3
Missing2,208 
TOTAL2,200100.0


VIORELIG from Religion and Public Life Survey, 2005

Which one of the religions that I name do you think of as most violent: Christianity, Islam, Judaism, or Hinduism? [Asked only if RELVIOL = 1 and if FORM = 1.] (VIORELIG)
TOTAL%
1) Christianity10510.6
2) Islam60761.2
3) Judaism353.5
4) Hinduism454.5
5) None343.4
9) Dont know/Refused16616.7
Missing3,415 
TOTAL992100.0


QD7 from Muslim American Survey, 2007

Do you personally think it is okay or not okay for a Muslim to marry someone who is not a Muslim? (QD7)
TOTAL%
1) Okay for a Muslim to marry someone who is not a Muslim774,16064.2
2) Not okay for a Muslim to marry someone who is not a Muslim293,40224.3
3) Depends138,79911.5
Missing41,952 
TOTAL1,206,361100.0


QD6_3 from Muslim American Survey, 2007

How worried are you that women who wear the headcover or hijab in public will be treated poorly because it identifies them as Muslim? (QD6_3)
TOTAL%
1) Very worried272,21822.7
2) Somewhat worried366,00730.5
3) Not too worried254,58721.2
4) Not at all worried306,66025.6
Missing48,840 
TOTAL1,199,472100.0


FMOSQ_B from Religion and Public Life Survey, 2009

Please tell me whether you would favor or oppose Muslim mosques applying for government funds to provide social services to people who need them. [Form 1 only] (Q262EF1) (FMOSQ_B)
TOTAL%
1) Favor1,76238.7
2) Oppose2,37452.1
9) Dont know/Refused (VOL.)4229.3
Missing13,099 
TOTAL4,558100.0


MONMUSL from State of the First Amendment Survey, 2003

In light of the governments war on terrorism in response to the World Trade Center attacks, some people think that the government should have more power to monitor the activities of Muslims legally living in the United States than it has to monitor other religious groups. Others say that monitoring Muslims more closely than others would violate the Muslims right to free exercise of their religion. Which of these comes closest to your own opinion? (MONMUSL)
TOTAL%
1) Government should have more power to monitor Muslims than others36836.8
2) Treating Muslims differently violates their free exercise rights54854.8
98) Dont Know646.4
99) Refused202.0
TOTAL1000100.0


MONACTS1 from State of the First Amendment Survey, 2002

In light of the governments war on terrorism in response to the World Trade Center attacks, some people think that the government should have more power to monitor the activities of Muslims legally living in the United States than it has to monitor other religious groups. Others say that monitoring Muslims more closely than others would violate the Muslims right to free exercise of their religion. Which of these comes closest to your own opinion? (Recode 2) (MONACTS1)
TOTAL%
1) More power to monitor Muslims40641.6
2) Different treatment violates rights48649.8
98) Dont know737.5
99) Refused111.1
Missing1 
TOTAL976100.0


APLMUSLM from Religion and Public Life Survey, 2001

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. -- Muslim mosques. (APLMUSLM)
TOTAL%
1) Favor87838.0
2) Oppose1,06045.8
9) Dont know/Refused37416.2
Missing2,370 
TOTAL2,312100.0


QN14_B from Changing Faiths: Latinos and the Transformation of American Religion

Is your overall opinion of Muslims very favorable, mostly favorable, mostly unfavorable, or very unfavorable? (QN14_B)
TOTAL%
1) Very favorable43810.9
2) Mostly favorable54613.6
3) Mostly unfavorable63715.9
4) Very unfavorable90222.5
5) Never heard of2215.5
6) Cant rate60215.0
8) Dont know58714.6
9) Refused832.1
TOTAL4016100.0


FEELMSLM from Religion and America's Role in the World

Muslims (split B- half sample) (FEELMSLM)
TOTAL%
0) 09112.8
1) 1101.4
2) 240.6
3) 310.1
5) 5111.5
8) 810.1
9) 910.1
10) 10294.1
12) 1220.3
14) 1410.1
15) 1581.1
20) 20192.7
25) 25253.5
30) 30121.7
34) 3410.1
35) 3530.4
40) 40152.1
41) 4110.1
45) 4530.4
50) 5020328.6
55) 5520.3
60) 60152.1
65) 6510.1
70) 70182.5
75) 75385.4
80) 80314.4
85) 8571.0
87) 8710.1
90) 90152.1
98) 9810.1
99) 9910.1
100) 100263.7
101) Dont know/refused/no opinion11315.9
TOTAL710100.0


MUSLIM_A from Religion and Public Life Survey, 2009

Is your overall opinion of Muslims very favorable, mostly favorable, mostly unfavorable, or very unfavorable? (Q141E) (MUSLIM_A)
TOTAL%
1) Very favorable5075.7
2) Mostly favorable2,87832.6
3) Mostly unfavorable1,69719.2
4) Very unfavorable1,09812.4
5) Never heard of (VOL.)480.5
8) Cant rate (VOL.)1,92221.8
9) Refused (VOL.)6787.7
Missing8,829 
TOTAL8,828100.0


ISLAM1 from Religion and America's Role in the World

Thinking about Muslim and Western cultures, do you think (rotate phrases): That it is possible to find common ground between them OR that violent conflict between them is inevitable. (follow-up) Do you believe that STRONGLY or SOMEWHAT? (ISLAM1)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly possible to find common ground49035.0
2) Somewhat possible to find common ground43831.3
3) Somewhat inevitable16611.9
4) Strongly inevitable22416.0
5) Dont know/refused825.9
TOTAL1400100.0


MONMUSL1 from State of the First Amendment Survey, 2003

In light of the governments war on terrorism in response to the World Trade Center attacks, some people think that the government should have more power to monitor the activities of Muslims legally living in the United States than it has to monitor other religious groups. Others say that monitoring Muslims more closely than others would violate the Muslims right to free exercise of their religion. Which of these comes closest to your own opinion? (Recode 2) (MONMUSL1)
TOTAL%
1) More power to monitor Muslims36840.2
2) Different treatment violates rights54859.8
TOTAL916100.0


STER2B from American Mosaic Project: A National Survey on Diversity

Do Muslim Americans pose a greater threat to public order and safety than other groups, a lesser threat, or about the same as other groups? (STER2B)
TOTAL%
1) Greater threat23622.2
2) Lesser threat676.3
3) About the same72067.7
8) Dont know363.4
9) Refused50.5
Missing1,017 
TOTAL1,064100.0


V121G from American Mosaic Project: A National Survey on Diversity

Muslims (followers of Islam) (How much do members of that group agree with your vision of American society?) (V121G)
TOTAL%
1) Almost completely agree1085.2
2) Mostly agree29314.1
3) Somewhat agree93344.8
4) Not at all48323.2
8) Dont know24711.9
9) Refused180.9
TOTAL2,082100.0


FAVMUSAM from Religion and Public Life Survey, 2001

Now Id like your views on some specific religious groups. Is your overall opinion of Muslim Americans very favorable, mostly favorable, mostly unfavorable, or very unfavorable? (FAVMUSAM)
TOTAL%
1) Very favorable3086.6
2) Mostly favorable1,78438.1
3) Mostly unfavorable75716.2
4) Very unfavorable3848.2
5) Never heard of1954.2
8) Cant rate1,10623.6
9) Refused1493.2
TOTAL4,683100.0


RATEISLM from Houston Area Survey, 2010

What about Muslims or followers of Islam? Where would you put them on the 10-point scale (where 1 means very unfavorable feelings and 10 means very favorable feelings)? (RATEISLM)
TOTAL%
-1) RF/DK567.5
1) Very unfavorable7910.5
2) 2537.1
3) 3608.0
4) 4486.4
5) 515520.7
6) 6466.1
7) 7476.3
8) 8699.2
9) 9415.5
10) Very favorable9612.8
TOTAL750100.0


FTMUSLM from Social Capital Community Survey, 2006

50E8. Muslims? (FTMUSLM)
TOTAL%
0) 08038.2
1) 1300.3
2) 2200.2
3) 3100.1
4) 470.1
5) 5550.6
6) 600.0
7) 740.0
8) 850.1
9) 950.1
10) 102112.2
11) 1100.0
12) 1240.0
15) 15220.2
20) 202172.2
21) 2130.0
22) 2200.0
25) 252642.7
30) 302592.7
32) 3220.0
33) 3310.0
34) 3410.0
35) 35290.3
36) 3610.0
38) 3820.0
40) 403703.8
42) 4240.0
43) 4310.0
44) 4410.0
45) 45360.4
47) 4710.0
48) 4830.0
49) 4980.1
50) 504,07441.8
52) 5260.1
55) 55140.1
60) 602842.9
62) 6220.0
65) 65540.6
67) 6700.0
70) 702722.8
71) 7100.0
74) 7410.0
75) 754885.0
76) 7640.0
78) 7810.0
79) 7900.0
80) 804364.5
83) 8310.0
85) 85500.5
88) 8810.0
89) 8910.0
90) 902322.4
92) 9200.0
94) 9410.0
95) 95310.3
96) 9630.0
97) 9740.0
98) 98240.2
99) 99160.2
100) 10098810.1
888) Dont know2752.8
999) Refused1001.0
TOTAL9,742100.0


CLMOS from American Jewish Committee Religious Right Survey, 1996

Here are some groups and organizations that have been in the news. Please tell me how close you feel to each of them: very close, close, neutral, far, very far, or dont know enough about the group or organization to say. -- Moslems. (CLMOS)
TOTAL%
1) Very close121.8
2) Close517.8
3) Neutral20531.5
4) Far12419.1
5) Very far10115.5
6) Dont know15423.7
7) Refused30.5
TOTAL650100.0


PRESMOS from American Jewish Committee Religious Right Survey, 1996

If your party nominated a generally well-qualified person for President would you vote for the following if that person happened to be the following -- Moslem. (PRESMOS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes37457.5
2) No19530.0
3) Dont know/No answer8112.5
TOTAL650100.0


MOSPATR from American Jewish Committee Religious Right Survey, 1996

How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement: do you strongly agree, agree, neither agree or disagree, disagree, or strongly disagree? -- Because of their religion, Moslems in the United States are less patriotic than other Americans. (MOSPATR)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree314.8
2) Agree23235.6
3) Neither8613.2
4) Disagree15924.4
5) Strongly disagree294.5
6) Dont know11417.5
TOTAL651100.0


OPMUSLIM from Campaign 2000 Typology Survey

Now Id like your opinion of some religious groups. Would you say your overall opinion of Muslim Americans is very favorable, mostly favorable, mostly unfavorable, or very unfavorable? (OPMUSLIM)
TOTAL%
1) Very favorable31611.0
2) Mostly favorable1,11138.8
3) Mostly unfavorable37813.2
4) Very unfavorable2328.1
5) Never heard of602.1
8) Cant rate60621.2
9) Refused1585.5
Missing5,622 
TOTAL2,861100.0


FAVMUSLM from Mid-November Survey, 2001

For the following group or organization, please indicate which category best describes your overall opinion of that group or organization. Would you say your overall opinion of Muslim-Americans is very favorable, mostly favorable, mostly unfavorable, or very unfavorable? (FAVMUSLM)
TOTAL%
1) Very favorable42415.3
2) Mostly favorable1,21243.6
3) Mostly unfavorable33111.9
4) Very unfavorable1545.5
5) Never heard of160.6
8) Cant rate54419.6
9) Refused983.5
TOTAL2,779100.0


COMNMSLM from Mid-November Survey, 2001

(ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE A RELIGION OTHER THAN ISLAM) From what you know, do you think that the Muslim religion and your own religion have a lot in common, or do you think that the Muslim religion and your religion are very different? (COMNMSLM)
TOTAL%
1) A lot in common78431.3
2) Very different1,30752.1
9) Dont know/Refused41616.6
Missing271 
TOTAL2,507100.0


APPEALMU from Religion and Diversity Survey, 2002-2003

Please tell me if you think each of these words applies to the Muslim religion: appealing (APPEALMU)
TOTAL%
1) Yes47716.4
2) No2,03069.8
3) Donít know39213.5
4) Refused110.4
TOTAL2,910100.0


INFO_MUS from Religion and Diversity Survey, 2002-2003

Please tell me if you favor or oppose the U.S. government doing each of the following: collecting information about Muslim religious groups in the United States (INFO_MUS)
TOTAL%
1) Favor1,73859.7
2) Oppose98934.0
3) Donít know1746.0
4) Refused90.3
TOTAL2,910100.0


SET_MUS from Religion and Diversity Survey, 2002-2003

Please tell me if you favor or oppose the U.S. government doing each of the following: making it harder for Muslims to settle in the United States (SET_MUS)
TOTAL%
1) Favor1,11538.3
2) Oppose1,61055.3
3) Donít know1786.1
4) Refused70.2
TOTAL2,910100.0


ILLEG_MU from Religion and Diversity Survey, 2002-2003

Please tell me if you favor or oppose the U.S. government doing each of the following: making it illegal for Muslim groups to meet in the United States. (ILLEG_MU)
TOTAL%
1) Favor66422.8
2) Oppose2,08471.6
3) Donít know1535.3
4) Refused80.3
TOTAL2,909100.0


STRO_MUS from Religion and Diversity Survey, 2002-2003

In the next few years, would you welcome or not welcome each of the following groups becoming a stronger presence in the United States: Muslims (STRO_MUS)
TOTAL%
1) Welcome1,47450.7
2) Not welcome1,22142.0
3) Indifferent1174.0
4) Donít know873.0
5) Refused110.4
TOTAL2,910100.0


FANATMUS from Religion and Diversity Survey, 2002-2003

Please tell me if you think each of these words applies to the Muslim religion: fanatical (FANATMUS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1,35646.6
2) No1,10237.9
3) Donít know43815.1
4) Refused140.5
TOTAL2,910100.0


VLNT_MUS from Religion and Diversity Survey, 2002-2003

Please tell me if you think each of these words applies to the Muslim religion: violent (VLNT_MUS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1,16239.9
2) No1,39247.8
3) Donít know34611.9
4) Refused100.3
TOTAL2,910100.0


PEACEMUS from Religion and Diversity Survey, 2002-2003

Please tell me if you think each of these words applies to the Muslim religion: peace-loving (PEACEMUS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1,16840.1
2) No1,32045.3
3) Donít know41314.2
4) Refused100.3
TOTAL2,911100.0


BKWRDMUS from Religion and Diversity Survey, 2002-2003

Please tell me if you think each of these words applies to the Muslim religion: backward (BKWRDMUS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes99634.2
2) No1,47150.5
3) Donít know43214.8
4) Refused110.4
TOTAL2,910100.0


CLOSEMUS from Religion and Diversity Survey, 2002-2003

Please tell me if you think each of these words applies to the Muslim religion: closed-minded (CLOSEMUS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1,65957.0
2) No87129.9
3) Donít know37112.7
4) Refused90.3
TOTAL2,910100.0


STRANGMU from Religion and Diversity Survey, 2002-2003

Please tell me if you think each of these words applies to the Muslim religion: strange (STRANGMU)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1,29344.4
2) No1,33345.8
3) Donít know2769.5
4) Refused70.2
TOTAL2,909100.0


C_MUPLEA from Religion and Diversity Survey, 2002-2003

[ASK ONLY IF CONT_MUS = 1 ďA GREAT DEALĒ OR 2 ďA FAIR AMOUNTĒ OR 3 ďONLY A LITTLEĒ OR 4 ďALMOST NONEĒ] Have your contacts with Muslims been mostly pleasant, mixed, or mostly unpleasant? (C_MUPLEA)
TOTAL%
1) Mostly pleasant90364.3
2) Mixed37927.0
3) Mostly unpleasant856.1
4) Donít know342.4
5) Refused30.2
Missing1,507 
TOTAL1,404100.0


MARRYMUS from Religion and Diversity Survey, 2002-2003

Suppose you had a child who wanted to marry a Muslim who had a good education and came from a good family. How would you feel about this? Would you... (MARRYMUS)
TOTAL%
1) Object strongly31421.6
2) Object somewhat22115.2
3) Object a little22415.4
4) Not object at all64344.2
5) Donít know493.4
6) Refused40.3
Missing1,455 
TOTAL1,455100.0


MUS_MOSQ from Religion and Diversity Survey, 2002-2003

Suppose some Muslims wanted to build a large Muslim mosque in your community. Would this bother you a lot, bother you a little, not bother you, or be something you would welcome? (MUS_MOSQ)
TOTAL%
1) Bother you a lot26017.9
2) Bother you a little33923.3
3) Not bother you57939.8
4) Be something you would welcome23015.8
5) Donít know433.0
6) Refused40.3
Missing1,454 
TOTAL1,455100.0


TLRNTMUS from Religion and Diversity Survey, 2002-2003

Please tell me if you think each of these words applies to the Muslim religion: tolerant (TLRNTMUS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes92431.7
2) No1,54052.9
3) Donít know43514.9
4) Refused120.4
TOTAL2,911100.0


ISLAMSU from Middletown Area Study, 2002

Some have said that most people who practice the religion of Islam (or Muslims) support the activities of Osama-Bin-Laden. To what extent do you agree or disagree with that view. Do you: (ISLAMSU)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly Disagree6117.2
2) Disagree18050.7
3) Neutral5816.3
4) Agree4913.8
5) Strongly Agree72.0
TOTAL355100.0




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