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Extramarital Sex, Attitude about

Does the respondent think that sex with someone other than your wife\husband\spouse\partner is immoral (while you are married or partnered)?


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

  • Q35C from Baylor Religion Survey, 2005LEARN MORE
    • Q35 How do you feel about sexual relations in the following circumstances... c. With someone other than the marriage partner (Q35C) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • XMARSEX from General Social Survey, 2002LEARN MORE
    • What is your opinion about a married person having sexual relations with someone other than the marriage partner -- is it always wrong, almost always wrong, wrong only sometimes, or not wrong at all? (XMARSEX) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • XMARSEX from General Social Survey, 2004LEARN MORE
    • What is your opinion about a married person having sexual relations with someone other than the marriage partner -- is it always wrong, almost always wrong, wrong only sometimes, or not wrong at all? (XMARSEX) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • XMARSEX from General Social Survey, 2006LEARN MORE
    • What is your opinion about a married person having sexual relations with someone other than the marriage partner -- is it always wrong, almost always wrong, wrong only sometimes, or not wrong at all? (XMARSEX) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • XMARSEX from General Social Survey, 2000LEARN MORE
    • What is your opinion about a married person having sexual relations with someone other than the marriage partner -- is it always wrong, almost always wrong, wrong only sometimes, or not wrong at all? (XMARSEX) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • XMARSEX from General Social Survey, 1990LEARN MORE
    • What is your opinion about a married person having sexual relations with someone other than the marriage partner -- is it always wrong, almost always wrong, wrong only sometimes, or not wrong at all? (XMARSEX) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • XMARSEX from General Social Survey, 1996LEARN MORE
    • What is your opinion about a married person having sexual relations with someone other than the marriage partner -- is it always wrong, almost always wrong, wrong only sometimes, or not wrong at all? (XMARSEX) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • XMARSEX from General Social Survey, 1988LEARN MORE
    • What is your opinion about a married person having sexual relations with someone other than the marriage partner -- is it always wrong, almost always wrong, wrong only sometimes, or not wrong at all? (XMARSEX) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • XMARSEX from General Social Survey, 1991LEARN MORE
    • What is your opinion about a married person having sexual relations with someone other than the marriage partner -- is it always wrong, almost always wrong, wrong only sometimes, or not wrong at all? (XMARSEX) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • XMARSEX from General Social Survey, 1998LEARN MORE
    • What is your opinion about a married person having sexual relations with someone other than the marriage partner -- is it always wrong, almost always wrong, wrong only sometimes, or not wrong at all? (XMARSEX) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • XMARSEX from General Social Survey, 1976LEARN MORE
    • What is your opinion about a married person having sexual relations with someone other than the marriage partner--is it always wrong, almost always wrong, wrong only sometimes, or not wrong at all? (XMARSEX) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • XMARSEX from General Social Survey, 1980LEARN MORE
    • What is your opinion about a married person having sexual relations with someone other than the marriage partner--is it always wrong, almost always wrong, wrong only sometimes, or not wrong at all? (XMARSEX) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • XMARSEX from General Social Survey, 1994LEARN MORE
    • What is your opinion about a married person having sexual relations with someone other than the marriage partner- is it always wrong, almost always wrong, wrong only sometimes, or not wrong at all? (XMARSEX) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • ADULTERY from Salt Lake City and San Francisco Surveys of Mormons, 1967-1969 (Salt Lake City Sample)LEARN MORE
    • Most of us probably feel that failure to live up to the Lords commandments will have an adverse effect on our standing in His eyes, but that weakness in some commandments might be more serious than weakness in others. By circling the appropriate numbers below, please indicate how serious you believe each of the following to be -- Having sex relations after marriage with someone other than spouse (ADULTERY) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • XMARSEX from General Social Survey, 1993LEARN MORE
    • What is your opinion about a married person having sexual relations with someone other than the marriage partner—is it always wrong, almost always wrong, wrong only sometimes, or not wrong at all? (XMARSEX) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • ADULTERY from Salt Lake City and San Francisco Surveys of Mormons, 1967-1969 (San Francisco Sample)LEARN MORE
    • Most of us probably feel that failure to live up to the Lords commandments will have an adverse effect on our standing in His eyes, but that weakness in some commandments might be more serious than weakness in others. By circling the appropriate numbers below, please indicate how serious you believe each of the following to be -- Having sex relations after marriage with someone other than spouse (ADULTERY) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
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