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Has the respondent been baptised?

Below are 5 questions from surveys in the ARDA that attempt to measure this concept. Mouse over a survey name to see further details on a survey.

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

Y235. [If CATHOLIC or PROTESTANT] Have you been confirmed or baptized as a public affirmation of your religious faith, not including infant baptism? (CONFBAPT)
TOTAL%
0) No1,63248.4
1) Yes1,38641.1
777) Dont know501.5
888) Refused100.3
999) Not asked2928.7
TOTAL3370100.0


CONFBAPT from National Study of Youth and Religion, Wave 2 (2005)

(conbapt_w2) [IF CATHOLIC OR PROTESTANT AND HAD NOT BEEN BAPTIZED BY WAVE 1] [IF (CATHOLIC OR PROTESTANT) AND confbapt=0, 777, 888, 999] Q:8. Have you been confirmed or baptized as a public affirmation of your religious faith, not including infant baptism? (CONFBAPT)
TOTAL%
0) No60023.0
1) Yes38514.8
666) Invalid skip230.9
777) Dont know50.2
888) Refused10.0
999) Not asked1,59061.1
TOTAL2604100.0


QB2 from Harris 1967 Survey on Catholics' View of their Church

The sacrament of Confirmation is intended most of all: (QB2)
TOTAL%
1) To strengthen the Christian as a soldier of Christ10559.3
2) To make the Christian ready to fight for his religion63.4
3) To prepare the Christian to take part in the work of the Church169.0
4) To complete the consecration of the Christian begun in Baptism3922.0
5) To conclude the formal instructions in the Catholic religion116.2
TOTAL177100.0


CONFIRM from Survey of Northern California Church Bodies, 1963

Have you been confirmed? (CONFIRM)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, in my present denomination1,55060.2
2) Yes, in another denomination29011.3
3) No73628.6
TOTAL2576100.0


BAPTIZED from Survey of Northern California Church Bodies, 1963

Have you been baptized? (BAPTIZED)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, in my present denomination2,00170.8
2) Yes, in another denomination77627.4
3) No511.8
TOTAL2828100.0




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