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Alcohol, Morality of

Does the respondent this it is wrong to consume alcohol?


Below are 56 questions from surveys in the ARDA that attempt to measure this concept.

  • Q37A from Baylor Religion Survey, 2005LEARN MORE
    • Q37 How do you feel about the following... a. The consumption of alcohol (Q37A) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • ASKDRINK from General Social Survey, 2000LEARN MORE
    • Before giving an individual a Secret or Top Secret clearance, the government should have the right to ask him or her detailed, personal questions in the following areas: Alcohol use (ASKDRINK) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • ASKDRINK from General Social Survey, 1996LEARN MORE
    • Before giving an individual a secret or top secret clearance, the government should have the right to ask him or her detailed, personal questions in the following areas: F. Alcohol use (ASKDRINK) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • ALCOHOL from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in ChileLEARN MORE
    • Please tell me for each of the following items whether you think it can always be justified, sometimes be justified, or never be justified: drinking alcohol. (ALCOHOL) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • Q85E from Sub-Saharan Africa Religion Survey, 2010LEARN MORE
    • Q85E [NEXT, IM GOING TO READ SOME BEHAVIORS. FOR EACH, PLEASE TELL ME WHETHER YOU PERSONALLY BELIEVE THAT IT IS MORALLY ACCEPTABLE, MORALLY WRONG, OR IS IT NOT A MORAL ISSUE?] Drinking alcohol (Q85E) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • ALCOHOL from Generation Next Survey, 2006LEARN MORE
    • And here are few things some people do. For each one, please tell me if you think its something thats okay or not okay for other people to do - even if you might not do it yourself. Is it okay or not okay for other people to drink a lot of alcohol? (ALCOHOL) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • WALCOHOL from Politics of Character Survey, 2000LEARN MORE
    • Now I am going to read a list of things that some people consider to be morally wrong. For each item, please select the response that best indicates how wrong you, personally, think it is when people engage in that behavior. E. Drinking alcohol (see note 1 on the ARDA summary page) (WALCOHOL) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • W6ALCOHL from State of Disunion Survey, 1996LEARN MORE
    • Now I am going to read a list of things that some people consider to be morally wrong. For each item, please select the number that best indicates how wrong you, personally, think it is when people engage in that behavior. G. Drinking alcohol (W6ALCOHL) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • NODRINK from Faith Communities Today (FACT) 2000, Combined FileLEARN MORE
    • How much does your congregation, in its worship and education, emphasize the following home and personal practices? Abstinence from alcohol (NODRINK) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • ASKDRINK from General Social Survey, 1998LEARN MORE
    • Before giving an individual a secret or top secret clearance, the government should have the right to ask him or her detailed, personal questions in the following areas: Alcohol use (ASKDRINK) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • MORAL_A from Religion and Public Life Survey, 2009LEARN MORE
    • Is drinking alcohol morally acceptable, morally wrong, or is it not a moral issue? [Form 2 only] (Q180D) (MORAL_A) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • FRSPEX3 from State of the First Amendment Survey 1997LEARN MORE
    • Im going to read you some ways people might exercise their First Amendment right of free speech. For each, tell me if you agree or disagree that someone should be free to do it. Companies should be allowed to advertise liquor and alcohol products. Do you agree or disagree that people should be free to do this? PROBE: Do you strongly or mildly (agree/disagree)? (FRSPEX3) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • ALCOHOL from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in KenyaLEARN MORE
    • Please tell me for each of the following items whether you think it can always be justified, sometimes be justified, or never be justified: drinking alcohol. (ALCOHOL) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • FRSPEE3 from State of the First Amendment Survey, 1999LEARN MORE
    • I am going to read you some ways people might exercise their First Amendment right of free speech. For each, tell me if you agree or disagree that someone should be allowed to do it. Companies should be allowed to advertise liquor and alcohol products. (FRSPEE3) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • FRSPEE4 from State of the First Amendment Survey, 1999LEARN MORE
    • I am going to read you some ways people might exercise their First Amendment right of free speech. For each, tell me if you agree or disagree that someone should be allowed to do it. Companies should be allowed to advertise liquor and alcohol products on TV. (FRSPEE4) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • FRSPEE9 from State of the First Amendment Survey, 1999LEARN MORE
    • I am going to read you some ways people might exercise their First Amendment right of free speech. For each, tell me if you agree or disagree that someone should be allowed to do it. Companies should be allowed to advertise liquor and alcohol products on billboards. (FRSPEE9) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • D6ALCHOL from Survey On the Beliefs and Moral Values of Americas Children, 1989LEARN MORE
    • Imagine someone like yourself in the following situation and tell us what would most likely happen - You go to a party where some of your friends are drinking alcohol. Someone hands you a drink. In this situation, would you refuse the drink, take the glass but only pretend to drink it, drink with them but not feel great about it, or drink with them without worrying about it? (Not asked of elementary school students.) (D6ALCHOL) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • ASKDRINK from General Social Survey, 1994LEARN MORE
    • Before giving an individual a SECRET or TOP SECRET clearance, the government should have the right to ask him or her detailed, personal questions in the following areas: Alcohol use (ASKDRINK) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • BEER 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 -- Drinking beer (BEER) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • HARDLIQR 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 -- Drinking hard liquor such as whiskey (HARDLIQR) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • AGNSDRNK from Survey of Northern California Church Bodies, 1963LEARN MORE
    • Would you please think about each of the religious beliefs listed below and then indicate how certain you are that it is true. -- Jesus was opposed to all drinking of alcohol. (AGNSDRNK) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • DRKNMOD from Survey of Northern California Church Bodies, 1963LEARN MORE
    • There has always been a good deal of discussion among Christians about how people ought to act in their daily lives. It is not always clear what characteristics ought to be admired and which ones we should disapprove of. Below you will find a series of descriptions of ways in which people act; for each, would you decide how much you would admire or disapprove of a person who acted this way. -- Drinks moderately (DRKNMOD) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • DRNKLIQR from Survey of Northern California Church Bodies, 1963LEARN MORE
    • Now looking at the following list of items, would you please indicate whether you think it will definitely prevent salvation, possibly prevent salvation, or probably has no influence on salvation. -- Drinking liquor (DRNKLIQR) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • PWRLIQUR from Survey of Northern California Church Bodies, 1963LEARN MORE
    • Many people say some groups have too much power in this country and some have not enough, but they often disagree on which groups have too much or too little. For each of the following groups of people in America, please decide whether you think they have too much power, too little, or about the right amount of power in our nations affairs. -- The liquor industry (PWRLIQUR) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • BEER 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 -- Drinking beer (BEER) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • HARDLIQR 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 -- Drinking hard liquor such as whiskey (HARDLIQR) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • ABSTAIN from Middletown Area Study, 1998LEARN MORE
    • ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ATTEND CHURCH: To what extent does your congregation teach that to be in Gods favor a person needs to completely give up many behaviors that one might otherwise enjoy, such as drinking alcohol and dancing? (ABSTAIN) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • ABSTAIN from Middletown Area Study, 1997LEARN MORE
    • ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ATTEND CHURCH: To what extent does your congregation teach that to be in Gods favor a person needs to completely give up many behaviors that one might otherwise enjoy, such as drinking alcohol and dancing? Would you say: (ABSTAIN) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • GIVEUP from Middletown Area Study, 2002LEARN MORE
    • To what extent does the congregation you attend teach that to be in Gods favor a person needs to completely give up many behaviors that one might otherwise enjoy, such as drinking, dancing and gambling? Would you say: (GIVEUP) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
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