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Measures the religious affiliations of one's friends

Below are 52 questions from surveys in the ARDA that attempt to measure this concept. Mouse over a survey name to see further details on a survey.

KD6RELIG from General Social Survey 2008 Cross-Section and Panel Combined

In what religion is your (CHILDS NAME) being raised? Is it Protestant, Catholic, Jewish, some other religion, or no religion? (KD6RELIG)
TOTAL%
0) Inapplicable3,55099.7
1) Protestant40.1
2) Catholic10.0
3) Jewish10.0
4) None10.0
11) Christian10.0
13) Inter-/non-denominational10.0
TOTAL3559100.0


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

What is your husband/wifes religious preference? Is it Protestant, Catholic, Jewish, some other religion or no religion at all? (SPREL)
TOTAL%
0) Inapplicable1,81050.9
1) Protestant90725.5
2) Catholic44112.4
3) Jewish371.0
4) None2166.1
5) Other (specify)100.3
6) Buddhism100.3
7) Hinduism120.3
8) Other Eastern190.5
9) Muslim/Islam140.4
10) Orthodox Christian90.3
11) Christian581.6
13) Inter-/non-denominational20.1
98) Dont know30.1
99) No answer110.3
TOTAL3559100.0


KD1RELIG from General Social Survey 2008 Cross-Section and Panel Combined

In what religion is your (CHILDS NAME) being raised? Is it Protestant, Catholic, Jewish, some other religion, or no religion? (KD1RELIG)
TOTAL%
0) Inapplicable2,23462.8
1) Protestant60917.1
2) Catholic3118.7
3) Jewish230.6
4) None2487.0
5) Other90.3
6) Buddhism40.1
7) Hinduism80.2
8) Other Eastern80.2
9) Muslim/Islam170.5
10) Orthodox-Christian20.1
11) Christian671.9
13) Inter-/non-denominational110.3
60) 6010.0
98) Dont know30.1
99) No answer40.1
TOTAL3559100.0


KD2RELIG from General Social Survey 2008 Cross-Section and Panel Combined

In what religion is your (CHILDS NAME) being raised? Is it Protestant, Catholic, Jewish, some other religion, or no religion? (KD2RELIG)
TOTAL%
0) Inapplicable2,77277.9
1) Protestant35610.0
2) Catholic1945.5
3) Jewish140.4
4) None1434.0
5) Other60.2
6) Buddhism30.1
7) Hinduism20.1
8) Other Eastern60.2
9) Muslim/Islam100.3
10) Orthodox-Christian20.1
11) Christian401.1
13) Inter-/non-denominational80.2
98) Dont know20.1
99) No answer10.0
TOTAL3559100.0


KD3RELIG from General Social Survey 2008 Cross-Section and Panel Combined

In what religion is your (CHILDS NAME) being raised? Is it Protestant, Catholic, Jewish, some other religion, or no religion? (KD3RELIG)
TOTAL%
0) Inapplicable3,24691.2
1) Protestant1464.1
2) Catholic772.2
3) Jewish80.2
4) None461.3
5) Other50.1
6) Buddhism10.0
8) Other Eastern20.1
9) Muslim/Islam30.1
10) Orthodox-Christian10.0
11) Christian180.5
13) Inter-/non-denominational30.1
98) Dont know10.0
99) No answer20.1
TOTAL3559100.0


KD5RELIG from General Social Survey 2008 Cross-Section and Panel Combined

In what religion is your (CHILDS NAME) being raised? Is it Protestant, Catholic, Jewish, some other religion, or no religion? (KD5RELIG)
TOTAL%
0) Inapplicable3,52499.0
1) Protestant120.3
2) Catholic120.3
3) Jewish30.1
4) None40.1
5) Other10.0
11) Christian20.1
13) Inter-/non-denominational10.0
TOTAL3559100.0


KD7RELIG from General Social Survey 2008 Cross-Section and Panel Combined

In what religion is your (CHILDS NAME) being raised? Is it Protestant, Catholic, Jewish, some other religion, or no religion? (KD7RELIG)
TOTAL%
0) Inapplicable3,55799.9
3) Jewish10.0
5) Other10.0
TOTAL3559100.0


KD8RELIG from General Social Survey 2008 Cross-Section and Panel Combined

In what religion is your (CHILDS NAME) being raised? Is it Protestant, Catholic, Jewish, some other religion, or no religion? (KD8RELIG)
TOTAL%
0) Inapplicable3,55799.9
1) Protestant10.0
3) Jewish10.0
TOTAL3559100.0


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

What is your husbands/wifes religious preference? Is it Protestant, Catholic, Jewish, some other religion, or no religion? (RELIGSP)
TOTAL%
0) 02,91481.9
1) Protestant38210.7
2) Catholic1534.3
3) Jewish140.4
4) Orthodox (such as Greek or Russian Orthodox)60.2
5) Muslim20.1
6) Other90.3
7) No religion681.9
8) Dont know90.3
9) No answer20.1
TOTAL3559100.0


Q13C from Baylor Religion Survey, 2005

Q13 How many of your friends - c. are not religious at all (Q13C)
TOTAL%
1) All130.8
2) Most1569.9
3) About half18611.8
4) A few74046.8
5) None17711.2
8) Dont know30819.5
TOTAL1580100.0


Q31A from Baylor Religion Survey, 2005

Q31 Please indicate the religious affiliation of your... Father (Q31A)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant (Baptist, Presbyterian, Lutheran, etc.)86952.0
2) Roman Catholic41124.6
3) Jewish533.2
4) Orthodox100.6
5) Muslim30.2
6) Other794.7
7) Not religious17510.5
8) I dont know704.2
TOTAL1670100.0


Q31B from Baylor Religion Survey, 2005

Q31 Please indicate the religious affiliation of your... Mother (Q31B)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant (Baptist, Presbyterian, Lutheran, etc.)92855.8
2) Roman Catholic45327.2
3) Jewish482.9
4) Orthodox80.5
5) Muslim30.2
6) Other1046.3
7) Not religious845.1
8) I dont know352.1
TOTAL1663100.0


Q31C from Baylor Religion Survey, 2005

Q31 Please indicate the religious affiliation of your... Spouse (Q31C)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant (Baptist, Presbyterian, Lutheran, etc.)65651.4
2) Roman Catholic31024.3
3) Jewish352.7
4) Orthodox60.5
5) Muslim30.2
6) Other917.1
7) Not religious15312.0
8) I dont know231.8
TOTAL1277100.0


KD4RELIG from General Social Survey 2008 Cross-Section and Panel Combined

In what religion is your (CHILDS NAME) being raised? Is it Protestant, Catholic, Jewish, some other religion, or no religion? (KD4RELIG)
TOTAL%
0) Inapplicable3,46097.2
1) Protestant421.2
2) Catholic270.8
3) Jewish40.1
4) None140.4
5) Other10.0
6) Buddhism10.0
8) Other Eastern10.0
9) Muslim/Islam20.1
11) Christian50.1
98) Dont know10.0
99) No answer10.0
TOTAL3559100.0


RELFATHR from Baylor Religion Survey, Wave II (2007)

Q31a. Please indicate the religious affiliation of your father, mother, and spouse (if married). (Please mark only one box.) Father (RELFATHR)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant (Baptist, Presbyterian, Lutheran, etc.)73445.8
2) Roman Catholic43927.4
3) Jewish332.1
4) Other1328.2
5) Not religious1529.5
8) I dont know1116.9
Missing47 
TOTAL1,601100.0


RELSPOUS from Baylor Religion Survey, Wave II (2007)

Q31c. Please indicate the religious affiliation of your father, mother, and spouse (if married). (Please mark only one box for.) Spouse (RELSPOUS)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant (Baptist, Presbyterian, Lutheran, etc.)59748.0
2) Roman Catholic29423.6
3) Jewish252.0
4) Other14311.5
5) Not religious14111.3
8) I dont know443.5
Missing406 
TOTAL1,244100.0


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

P101. [If parent respondent is married or living with a partner AND parent respondent does not share the same religious faith as their spouse/partner][IF P99=2 OR P100=1] What religion is your spouse/partner?[PROBE:IF THEY ANSWER Christian ask, Is that Catholic or Protestant?][IF P99=2 OR P100=1] What religion is your spouse/partner? [PROBE:IF THEY ANSWER Christian ask, Is that Catholic of Protestant?] (PRLSPREL)
TOTAL%
1) 13119.2
777) Dont know130.4
888) Refused30.1
999) Not asked3,04390.3
TOTAL3370100.0


RELMOTHR from Baylor Religion Survey, Wave II (2007)

Q31b. Please indicate the religious affiliation of your father, mother, and spouse (if married). (Please mark only one box.) Mother (RELMOTHR)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant (Baptist, Presbyterian, Lutheran, etc.)83652.5
2) Roman Catholic45228.4
3) Jewish412.6
4) Other1459.1
5) Not religious593.7
8) I dont know593.7
Missing56 
TOTAL1,592100.0


JEWSSCHL from General Social Survey, 2000

If R personally knows any Jews: Do you know any of these Jews from when you went to school or college? (JEWSSCHL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes33141.3
2) No39148.8
8) Dont know60.7
9) No answer749.2
TOTAL802100.0


JEWSCOM from General Social Survey, 2000

If R personally knows any Jews: Do you know any of these Jews from the community where you now live? (JEWSCOM)
TOTAL%
1) Yes33441.6
2) No38147.5
8) Dont know60.7
9) No answer8110.1
TOTAL802100.0


JEWSREL from General Social Survey, 2000

If R personally knows any Jews: Do you know any of these Jews as a relative? (JEWSREL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes11714.6
2) No59874.6
8) Dont know50.6
9) No answer8210.2
TOTAL802100.0


JEWSWRK from General Social Survey, 2000

If R personally knows ANY Jews: Do you know any of these Jews from the place where you work? (JEWSWRK)
TOTAL%
1) Yes25345.5
2) No22740.8
8) Dont know152.7
9) No answer6111.0
TOTAL556100.0


FRDHINDU from Religion and Politics Survey, 2000

FRDHINDU, FRDMUSLM, FRDJEWSH, FRDHSPNC, AND FRDAFAMR WERE ASKED IN RANDOM ORDER. Among your close personal friends, do any of them happen to be Hindu or Buddhist? (FRDHINDU)
TOTAL%
1) Yes72212.9
2) No4,73384.5
3) Dont know/refused1482.6
TOTAL5603100.0


FRDMUSLM from Religion and Politics Survey, 2000

FRDHINDU, FRDMUSLM, FRDJEWSH, FRDHSPNC, AND FRDAFAMR WERE ASKED IN RANDOM ORDER. Among your close personal friends, do any of them happen to be Muslim? (FRDMUSLM)
TOTAL%
1) Yes71712.8
2) No4,75084.8
3) Dont know/refused1362.4
TOTAL5603100.0


FRDJEWSH from Religion and Politics Survey, 2000

FRDHINDU, FRDMUSLM, FRDJEWSH, FRDHSPNC, AND FRDAFAMR WERE ASKED IN RANDOM ORDER. Among your close personal friends, do any of them happen to be Jewish? (FRDJEWSH)
TOTAL%
1) Yes2,34541.9
2) No3,09255.2
3) Dont know/refused1663.0
TOTAL5603100.0


IC_8 from Portraits of American Life Study, 1st Wave, 2006

Now think about conversations you have had with different types of people in the past twelve months. How often do you have a conversation with someone who, as far as you know, is an evangelical or fundamentalist Christian? (IC_8)
TOTAL%
-7) Refused20.1
-4) Dont know2188.4
1) Never1,07941.4
2) Once or twice a year29911.5
3) About once a month2298.8
4) A few times a month1917.3
5) Once a week1656.3
6) A few times a week2338.9
7) Every day1927.4
Missing2 
TOTAL2,608100.0


KNWAMRMN from Religion and Public Life Survey, 2007

Do you, yourself happen to know anyone who is Mormon? (KNWAMRMN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1,45448.5
2) No1,51650.6
9) Dont Know/Refused291.0
Missing53 
TOTAL2,999100.0


W9ZD18_1 from American National Election Studies, Panel Study, 2008-2009

Does (NAME1) consider (himself/herself) Christian, Jewish, Muslim, Buddhist, Hindu, another religion, or not religious? Please give your best estimate, even if you dont know for sure. (W9ZD18_1)
TOTAL%
-6) Not asked, unit non-response34011.2
-2) Missing, see documentation792.6
-1) Inapplicable51616.9
1) Christian1,59952.4
2) Jewish802.6
3) Muslim60.2
4) Buddhist130.4
5) Hindu30.1
6) Another religion541.8
7) Not religious35911.8
TOTAL3049100.0


W9ZD18_2 from American National Election Studies, Panel Study, 2008-2009

Does (NAME2) consider (himself/herself) Christian, Jewish, Muslim, Buddhist, Hindu, another religion, or not religious? Please give your best estimate, even if you dont know for sure. (W9ZD18_2)
TOTAL%
-6) Not asked, unit non-response34011.2
-2) Missing, see documentation802.6
-1) Inapplicable62020.3
1) Christian1,53850.4
2) Jewish782.6
3) Muslim50.2
4) Buddhist100.3
5) Hindu70.2
6) Another religion481.6
7) Not religious32310.6
TOTAL3049100.0


IC_6 from Portraits of American Life Study, 1st Wave, 2006

Now think about conversations you have had with different types of people in the past twelve months. How often do you have a conversation with someone who, as far as you know, is a Muslim? (IC_6)
TOTAL%
-7) Refused10.0
-4) Dont know371.4
1) Never1,85070.9
2) Once or twice a year28911.1
3) About once a month1335.1
4) A few times a month1154.4
5) Once a week632.4
6) A few times a week712.7
7) Every day501.9
Missing2 
TOTAL2,609100.0


IC_7 from Portraits of American Life Study, 1st Wave, 2006

Now think about conversations you have had with different types of people in the past twelve months. How often do you have a conversation with someone who, as far as you know, is a Catholic? (IC_7)
TOTAL%
-7) Refused50.2
-4) Dont know642.5
1) Never47418.2
2) Once or twice a year2228.5
3) About once a month2198.4
4) A few times a month36213.9
5) Once a week2429.3
6) A few times a week43616.7
7) Every day58522.4
Missing2 
TOTAL2,609100.0


Q81 from Sub-Saharan Africa Religion Survey, 2010

[ASK IF SPOUSE/PARTNER DOES NOT HAVE SAME RELIGION] And what is your spouses religion, if any? (Q81)
TOTAL%
1) Christian46348.7
2) Muslim20121.1
4) Unaffiliated788.2
5) Other/Dont know/Refused20922.0
Missing24,079 
TOTAL951100.0


KNWAMSLM from Religion and Public Life Survey, 2007

Do you, yourself happen to know anyone who is Muslim? (KNWAMSLM)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1,37845.3
2) No1,62453.4
9) Dont Know/Refused381.3
Missing12 
TOTAL3,040100.0


W9ZD18_3 from American National Election Studies, Panel Study, 2008-2009

Does (NAME3) consider (himself/herself) Christian, Jewish, Muslim, Buddhist, Hindu, another religion, or not religious? Please give your best estimate, even if you dont know for sure. (W9ZD18_3)
TOTAL%
-6) Not asked, unit non-response34011.2
-2) Missing, see documentation802.6
-1) Inapplicable75024.6
1) Christian1,46548.0
2) Jewish622.0
3) Muslim30.1
4) Buddhist150.5
5) Hindu60.2
6) Another religion571.9
7) Not religious2718.9
TOTAL3049100.0


IC_9 from Portraits of American Life Study, 1st Wave, 2006

Now think about conversations you have had with different types of people in the past twelve months. How often do you have a conversation with someone who, as far as you know, does not believe that God exists? (IC_9)
TOTAL%
-7) Refused00.0
-4) Dont know1003.8
1) Never1,38953.2
2) Once or twice a year45817.5
3) About once a month1555.9
4) A few times a month1244.8
5) Once a week1254.8
6) A few times a week1365.2
7) Every day1234.7
Missing2 
TOTAL2,610100.0


QD2 from Muslim American Survey, 2007

How many of your close friends are Muslims? (QD2)
TOTAL%
1) All of them154,90312.6
2) Most of them431,95035.2
3) Some of them499,11740.7
4) Hardly any of them124,15310.1
5) None of them17,5891.4
Missing20,600 
TOTAL1,227,712100.0


RELIGSP from General Social Survey, 1991

What is your husbands/wifes religious preference? Is it Protestant, Catholic, Jewish, some other religion, or no religion? (RELIGSP)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant41357.5
2) Catholic20728.8
3) Jewish162.2
4) Orthodox10.1
5) Muslim10.1
6) Other91.3
7) No religion476.5
8) Dont know121.7
9) No answer121.7
TOTAL718100.0


V119A from American Mosaic Project: A National Survey on Diversity

What religion is [fill 116@a]? (V119A)
TOTAL%
0) Christian27013.7
1) Protestant59930.5
2) Roman Catholic47724.3
3) (Eastern) Orthodox10.1
4) Jewish472.4
5) Muslim90.5
6) Hindu50.3
7) Buddhist80.4
8) Some other religion1557.9
9) No religion/Atheist/Agnostic20110.2
98) Dont know1869.5
99) Refused90.5
Missing114 
TOTAL1,967100.0


RELIGSP from General Social Survey, 1998

What is your husbands/wifes religious preference? Is it Protestant, Catholic, Jewish, some other religion, or no religion? (RELIGSP)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant33154.2
2) Catholic13722.4
3) Jewish172.8
4) Orthodox61.0
5) Moslem30.5
6) Other91.5
7) No religion599.7
8) Dont know213.4
9) No answer284.6
TOTAL611100.0


V119B from American Mosaic Project: A National Survey on Diversity

What religion is [fill 116@b]? (V119B)
TOTAL%
0) Christian23813.9
1) Protestant47127.5
2) Roman Catholic43125.1
3) (Eastern) Orthodox50.3
4) Jewish331.9
5) Muslim100.6
6) Hindu60.4
7) Buddhist80.5
8) Some other religion1428.3
9) No religion/Atheist/Agnostic18210.6
98) Dont know18210.6
99) Refused60.4
Missing367 
TOTAL1,714100.0


V119C from American Mosaic Project: A National Survey on Diversity

What religion is [fill 116@c]? (V119C)
TOTAL%
0) Christian17813.3
1) Protestant39329.4
2) Roman Catholic34125.5
3) (Eastern) Orthodox20.1
4) Jewish322.4
5) Muslim30.2
6) Hindu30.2
7) Buddhist40.3
8) Some other religion1118.3
9) No religion/Atheist/Agnostic1309.7
98) Dont know1329.9
99) Refused80.6
Missing744 
TOTAL1,337100.0


V119D from American Mosaic Project: A National Survey on Diversity

What religion is [fill 116@d]? (V119D)
TOTAL%
0) Christian13114.4
1) Protestant28030.7
2) Roman Catholic20122.0
3) (Eastern) Orthodox00.0
4) Jewish161.8
5) Muslim40.4
6) Hindu30.3
7) Buddhist40.4
8) Some other religion758.2
9) No religion/Atheist/Agnostic9610.5
98) Dont know9610.5
99) Refused60.7
Missing1,170 
TOTAL912100.0


V165 from American Mosaic Project: A National Survey on Diversity

What is your spouses religion? (V165)
TOTAL%
0) Christian13711.2
1) Protestant (what denomination) [specify]45537.1
2) Catholic33227.1
3) Eastern Orthodox00.0
4) Jewish (which branch) [specify]272.2
5) Muslim60.5
6) Buddhist30.2
7) Hindu50.4
8) Some other religion [specify]14011.4
9) No religion/Atheist/Agnostic967.8
98) Dont know221.8
99) Refused30.2
Missing855 
TOTAL1,226100.0


V119E from American Mosaic Project: A National Survey on Diversity

What religion is [fill 116@e]? (V119E)
TOTAL%
0) Christian8513.6
1) Protestant17928.5
2) Roman Catholic15023.9
3) (Eastern) Orthodox10.2
4) Jewish213.3
5) Muslim71.1
6) Hindu10.2
7) Buddhist10.2
8) Some other religion548.6
9) No religion/Atheist/Agnostic609.6
98) Dont know629.9
99) Refused61.0
Missing1,452 
TOTAL627100.0


SPREL from Survey of Chicago Catholics, 2007

What religion is your spouse? Protestant, Catholic, Jewish, some other religion, or no religion? (SPREL)
TOTAL%
1) Catholic19063.3
2) Protestant (any)6220.7
3) Jewish103.3
4) Some other religion62.0
5) No religion3210.7
Missing224 
TOTAL300100.0


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

What religion is (name of current partner/your boyfriend)? (CPREL)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant33242.5
2) Catholic24030.7
3) Jewish70.9
4) Other172.2
5) None15219.4
6) No specific denomination60.8
97) Not ascertained50.6
98) Refused10.1
99) Dont know222.8
TOTAL782100.0


VKNOWEVG from Religious Influence and Identity Survey, 1996

Do you personally know an evangelical Christian from work, school, your neighborhood or somewhere else? (VKNOWEVG)
TOTAL%
1) Yes58140.9
2) No66146.5
3) DK18012.7
TOTAL1422100.0


SPOUSREL from Middletown Area Study, 1978

ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE CURRENTLY MARRIED: What is your spouses religious preference? Is it Protestant, Catholic, Jewish, some other religion or no religion? (SPOUSREL)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant18778.9
2) Catholic187.6
3) Jewish10.4
4) None229.3
5) Other93.8
TOTAL237100.0


KNO_HNDU from Arts and Religion Survey, 1999

Do you know anyone personally who is Hindu? (KNO_HNDU)
TOTAL%
1) Yes58,93613.9
2) No352,94583.3
3) Dont Know, Refused11,8322.8
TOTAL423,713100.0


KNO_BUDH from Arts and Religion Survey, 1999

Do you know anyone personally who is Buddhist? (KNO_BUDH)
TOTAL%
1) Yes76,60918.1
2) No336,68879.5
3) Dont Know, Refused10,4162.5
TOTAL423,713100.0


KNO_JEW from Arts and Religion Survey, 1999

Do you know anyone personally who is Jewish? (KNO_JEW)
TOTAL%
1) Yes251,30559.3
2) No163,53338.6
3) Dont Know, Refused8,8752.1
TOTAL423,713100.0


KNO_MUSL from Arts and Religion Survey, 1999

Do you know anyone personally who is Muslim? (KNO_MUSL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes114,28027.0
2) No300,82771.0
3) Dont Know, Refused8,6062.0
TOTAL423,713100.0




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