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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. The ARDA staff further categorized these questions into 6 types:

[ Anyone | Children | Friends | Parents | Spouse | Various ]

Mouse over a survey name to see further details on a survey. Click on "More" to see the response frequencies for a question, or click here to view all frequency tables.



Category 1:Anyone
 

This question type asks the respondent is he/she knows "anyone" of a particular religious affiliation

Some questions fit within the "Anyone" subcategory but varied in a notable way. ARDA staff identified 1 such variant.

[ Conversation? ]

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JEWSSCHL from General Social Survey, 2000

JEWSCOM from General Social Survey, 2000

JEWSREL from General Social Survey, 2000

JEWSWRK from General Social Survey, 2000

KNWAMSLM from Religion and Public Life Survey, 2007

KNWAMRMN from Religion and Public Life Survey, 2007

VKNOWEVG from Religious Influence and Identity Survey, 1996

KNO_MUSL from Arts and Religion Survey, 1999

KNO_HNDU from Arts and Religion Survey, 1999

KNO_BUDH from Arts and Religion Survey, 1999

KNO_JEW from Arts and Religion Survey, 1999


Variant:Conversation? (Anyone variant)
 

Has respondent had a conversation with someone of a particular religion?

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

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

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

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


Category 2:Children
 

In this question respondents share the religious affiliation of their children.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


Category 3:Friends
 

In this type question respondents share the religious affiliations of their friends.

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Q13C from Baylor Religion Survey, 2005

FRDJEWSH from Religion and Politics Survey, 2000

FRDMUSLM from Religion and Politics Survey, 2000

FRDHINDU from Religion and Politics Survey, 2000

QD2 from Muslim American Survey, 2007


Category 4:Parents
 

This question type asks respondents about the religious affiliation of parents

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Q31A from Baylor Religion Survey, 2005

Q31B from Baylor Religion Survey, 2005

RELFATHR from Baylor Religion Survey, Wave II (2007)

RELMOTHR from Baylor Religion Survey, Wave II (2007)


Category 5:Spouse
 

In this question type respondents share the religious affiliation of their spouse

Some questions fit within the "Spouse" subcategory but varied in a notable way. ARDA staff identified 1 such variant.

[ Partner ]

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

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

Q31C from Baylor Religion Survey, 2005

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

RELSPOUS from Baylor Religion Survey, Wave II (2007)

Q81 from Sub-Saharan Africa Religion Survey, 2010

RELIGSP from General Social Survey, 1991

RELIGSP from General Social Survey, 1998

V165 from American Mosaic Project: A National Survey on Diversity

SPREL from Survey of Chicago Catholics, 2007

SPOUSREL from Middletown Area Study, 1978


Variant:Partner (Spouse variant)
 

This variant asks respondents the religious affiliation of their current partner - not necessarily spouse.

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


Category 6:Various
 

This question type consists of follow-ups asked after respondent lists people they know. Focus of question could be family, friends, children, acquaintances, etc.

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

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

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

V119A from American Mosaic Project: A National Survey on Diversity

V119B from American Mosaic Project: A National Survey on Diversity

V119C from American Mosaic Project: A National Survey on Diversity

V119D from American Mosaic Project: A National Survey on Diversity

V119E from American Mosaic Project: A National Survey on Diversity



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