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GRNDEMO from General Social Survey 2010 Cross-Section and Panel Combined
In the last five years, have you taken part in a protest or demonstration about an environmental issue? (GRNDEMO)
TOTAL%
0) Inapplicable3,47170.8
1) Yes, I have310.6
2) No, I have not1,39028.4
8) Dont know20.0
9) No answer70.1
TOTAL4901100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


PROTEST from General Social Survey, 2002
Over the past 5 years have you done any of the following to express your opinion about an issue or your support for a cause?: -- Join a protest rally or march (PROTEST)
TOTAL%
1) Yes846.0
2) No1,29492.9
8) Dont know90.6
9) No answer60.4
TOTAL1393100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


GRNDEMO from General Social Survey, 2000
In the last five years, have you taken part in a protest of demonstration about an environmental issue? (GRNDEMO)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, I have372.9
2) No, I have not1,12388.0
8) Dont know10.1
9) No answer1159.0
TOTAL1276100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


RPRTST15 from General Social Survey, 1996
In the past five years how many times have you done each of the following to protest against a government action you strongly oppose? A. Attended a public meeting organized to protest against the government (RPRTST15)
TOTAL%
1) Never1,12784.6
2) Once1188.9
3) More than once594.4
9) No answer282.1
TOTAL1332100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


RPRTST35 from General Social Survey, 1996
In the past five years how many times have you done each of the following to protest against a government action you strongly oppose? B. Gone on a protest march or demonstration (RPRTST35)
TOTAL%
1) Never1,17788.4
2) Once876.5
3) More than once312.3
8) Dont know10.1
9) No answer362.7
TOTAL1332100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


GRNDEMO from General Social Survey, 1994
In the last five years, have you taken part in a protest of demonstration about an environmental issue? (GRNDEMO)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, I have392.8
2) No, I have not1,25090.2
8) Dont know20.1
9) No answer956.9
TOTAL1386100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


GRNDEMO from General Social Survey, 1993
In the last five years, have you...taken part in a protest or demonstration about an environmental issue? (GRNDEMO)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, I have402.6
2) No, I have not1,39089.3
9) No answer1278.2
TOTAL1557100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


VCF0601 from American National Election Studies, Cumulative Data File, 1948-2004
There are many possible ways for people to show their disapproval or disagreement with governmental policies and actions. How about taking part in protest meetings or marches that are permitted by the local authorities? Would you approve of taking part, disapprove, or would it depend on the circumstances? (VCF0601)
TOTAL%
0) NA; no Post IW90112.3
1) Disapprove2,77037.7
2) Pro-con, depends, dont know2,57135.0
3) Approve1,10215.0
TOTAL7344100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Other


VCF0603 from American National Election Studies, Cumulative Data File, 1948-2004
Suppose all other methods have failed and the person decides to try to stop the government from going about its usual activities with sit-ins, mass meetings, demonstrations, and things like that? Would you approve of that, disapprove, or would it depend on the circumstances? (VCF0603)
TOTAL%
0) NA; no Post IW1,26113.1
1) Disapprove4,32945.1
2) Pro-con, depends, dont know3,39935.4
3) Approve6036.3
TOTAL9592100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Other


PROTEST1 from General Social Survey, 2006
There are many ways people or organizations can protest against a government action they strongly oppose. Please show which you think should be allowed and which should not be allowed by circling a number after each question. Organizing public meetings to protest against the government. (PROTEST1)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely allowed87757.8
2) Probably allowed40826.9
3) Probably not allowed1328.7
4) Definitely not allowed855.6
8) Cant choose161.1
TOTAL1518100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


PROTEST3 from General Social Survey, 2006
Organizing protest marches and demonstrations. (PROTEST3)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely allowed80653.1
2) Probably allowed45229.8
3) Probably not allowed15610.3
4) Definitely not allowed885.8
8) Cant choose161.1
TOTAL1518100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


NONUKES from Houston Area Survey, 1982-2010
For/Against: What about the demonstrations against the spread of nuclear weapons? (84) (NONUKES)
TOTAL%
-1) RF/DK5610.2
0) Against26247.6
1) For23242.2
TOTAL550100.0
Survey Details
Scope:Single Unit (State, County, etc.)
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


OWNTHING from General Social Survey, 1990
It is wonderful that young people today have greater freedom to protest against things they dont like and to do their own thing (OWNTHING)
TOTAL%
1) Agree strongly15711.4
2) Agree75354.9
3) Disagree34124.9
4) Disagree strongly685.0
8) Dont know513.7
9) No answer20.1
TOTAL1372100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


PROTEST1 from General Social Survey, 1990
There are many ways people or organizations can protest against a government action they strongly oppose. Please show which you think should be allowed and which should not be allowed by circling a number after each question. Organizing public meetings to protest against the government. (PROTEST1)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely allowed55445.5
2) Probably allowed31826.1
3) Probably not allowed16313.4
4) Definitely not allowed1109.0
8) Cant choose534.4
9) No answer191.6
TOTAL1217100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


PROTEST2 from General Social Survey, 1990
Publishing pamphlets to protest against the government. (PROTEST2)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely allowed46938.5
2) Probably allowed32626.8
3) Probably not allowed18815.4
4) Definitely not allowed14511.9
8) Cant choose645.3
9) No answer252.1
TOTAL1217100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


PROTEST3 from General Social Survey, 1990
Organizing protest marches and demonstrations. (PROTEST3)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely allowed42935.3
2) Probably allowed37731.0
3) Probably not allowed19215.8
4) Definitely not allowed13110.8
8) Cant choose615.0
9) No answer272.2
TOTAL1217100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


PROTSTRS from General Social Survey, 1990
What are your personal feelings about: People who organize protests against a government action they strongly oppose. (PROTSTRS)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely favorable1078.8
2) Favorable32226.5
3) Neither favorable nor unfavorable41233.9
4) Unfavorable17314.2
5) Extremely unfavorable695.7
8) Cant choose998.1
9) No answer352.9
TOTAL1217100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


PROTEST1 from General Social Survey, 1996
There are many ways people or organizations can protest against a government action they strongly oppose. Please show which you think should be allowed and which should not be allowed by circling a number after each question. A. Organizing public meetings to protest against the government. (PROTEST1)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely allowed69752.3
2) Probably allowed35726.8
3) Probably not allowed1027.7
4) Definitely not allowed1088.1
8) Cant choose614.6
9) No answer70.5
TOTAL1332100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


PROTEST3 from General Social Survey, 1996
There are many ways people or organizations can protest against a government action they strongly oppose. Please show which you think should be allowed and which should not be allowed by circling a number after each question. C. Organizing protest marches and demonstrations. (PROTEST3)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely allowed61145.9
2) Probably allowed39829.9
3) Probably not allowed14010.5
4) Definitely not allowed1098.2
8) Cant choose503.8
9) No answer241.8
TOTAL1332100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


PROTEST6 from General Social Survey, 1996
There are many ways people or organizations can protest against a government action they strongly oppose. Please show which you think should be allowed and which should not be allowed by circling a number after each question. F. Organizing a nationwide strike of all workers against the government. (PROTEST6)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely allowed21816.4
2) Probably allowed27220.4
3) Probably not allowed36027.0
4) Definitely not allowed36827.6
8) Cant choose856.4
9) No answer292.2
TOTAL1332100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


RPRTST1 from General Social Survey, 1996
Would you or would you not do any of the following to protest against a government action you strongly opposed? A. Attend a public meeting organized to protest against the government (RPRTST1)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely would41030.8
2) Probably would39129.4
3) Probably would not27420.6
4) Definitely would not20415.3
8) Cant choose433.2
9) No answer100.8
TOTAL1332100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


RPRTST3 from General Social Survey, 1996
Would you or would you not do any of the following to protest against a government action you strongly opposed? B. Go on a protest march or demonstration (RPRTST3)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely would27720.8
2) Probably would31023.3
3) Probably would not37227.9
4) Definitely would not30522.9
8) Cant choose403.0
9) No answer282.1
TOTAL1332100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


IMRGHT1 from State of the First Amendment Survey 1997
The U.S. Constitution protects certain rights, but not everyone considers each right important. I am going to read you some rights guaranteed by the U.S. Constitution. Please tell me how important it is that you have that right. First, how important is it that you have the right to assemble, march, protest or petition the government about causes and issues? Is it essential that you have this right, important but not essential, or not that important? (IMRGHT1)
TOTAL%
1) Essential57355.9
2) Important35734.8
3) Not that important848.2
9) Dont know/Refused111.1
TOTAL1025100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


ESSNRT1 from State of the First Amendment Survey, 2002
The US Constitution protects certain rights, but not everyone considers each right important. I am going to read you some rights guaranteed by the U.S. Constitution. For each, please tell me how important it is that you have that right. First, how important is it that you have the right to assemble, petition, march, protest or petition the government? (ESSNRT1)
TOTAL%
1) Essential63269.8
2) Important, but not essential22124.4
3) Not important505.5
99) Refused20.2
Missing73 
TOTAL905100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


WARPROT from State of the First Amendment Survey, 2003
Please tell me whether you agree or disagree with the following statements. Individuals should be allowed to protest in public against Americas involvement in war during a period of active military combat. (WARPROT)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree44744.7
2) Mildly agree28828.8
3) Mildly disagree787.8
4) Strongly disagree17317.3
98) Dont Know101.0
99) Refused40.4
TOTAL1000100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


STC_DEMO from Carnegie Council National Surveys of Higher Education, Graduate Student Sample (1975)
Please indicate the extent of your agreement or disagreement with each of the following statements. (Mark one circle for each item.) - Student political demonstrations have no place on a college campus. (STC_DEMO)
TOTAL%
0) Refused5012.3
1) Strongly agree1,5287.0
2) Agree with reservations2,87213.1
3) Disagree with reservations9,63344.1
4) Strongly disagree7,31733.5
TOTAL21851100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:Other
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Mailed


OWNTHING from General Social Survey, 1994
It is wonderful that young people today have greater freedom to protest against things they dont like and to do their own thing. (OWNTHING)
TOTAL%
1) Agree strongly20113.6
2) Agree72549.2
3) Disagree40427.4
4) Disagree strongly1016.9
8) Dont know312.1
9) No answer120.8
TOTAL1474100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


NODEMO from Carnegie Foundation National Survey of Higher Education, Faculty Sample (1975)
Please indicate the extent of your agreement or disagreement with each of the following statements -- Student political demonstrations have no place on a college campus. (NODEMO)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree3,51214.2
2) Agree with reservations5,18321.0
3) Disagree with reservations10,16941.1
4) Strongly disagree5,86223.7
Missing274 
TOTAL24,726100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:Other
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Mailed


FREEDOM from Middletown Area Study, 1994
It is wonderful that young people today have greater freedom to protest against things they dont like and do their own thing. Do you: (FREEDOM)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree6611.5
2) Agree18832.9
3) Are you neutral9216.1
4) Disagree17530.6
5) Strongly disagree427.3
6) Dont know91.6
TOTAL572100.0
Survey Details
Scope:Single Unit (State, County, etc.)
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


YOUNG from Middletown Area Study, 1995
It is wonderful that young people today have greater freedom to protest against things they dont like and do their own thing. Do you: (YOUNG)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree with the statement327.7
2) Agree13833.2
3) Are you neutral7417.8
4) Disagree11728.1
5) Strongly disagree409.6
6) Dont know153.6
TOTAL416100.0
Survey Details
Scope:Single Unit (State, County, etc.)
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


V085202A from American National Election Studies, Time Series Study, 2008
IF R HAS EVER JOINED A PROTEST OR DEMONSTRATION: When you joined in a protest march, rally, or demonstration, did you ever think you would be arrested or punished by police or security forces? (V085202A)
TOTAL%
-2) No Post-election IW2219.5
-1) INAP,5,-8,-9 in V085201A1,69573.0
1) At least once, I thought I would be arrested or punished1335.7
5) I never thought I would be arrested or punished27411.8
TOTAL2323100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


W6Y21A from American National Election Studies, Panel Study, 2008-2009
[IF W6Y21=1] When you joined in a protest march, rally, or demonstration, did you ever think you would be arrested or punished by police or security forces? (W6Y21A)
TOTAL%
-7) No answer10.0
-6) Not asked, unit non-response1,57351.6
-2) Missing, see documentation371.2
-1) Inapplicable1,06534.9
1) At least once, I thought I would be arrested or punished782.6
2) I never thought I would be arrested or punished2959.7
TOTAL3049100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Online


AMRIGHT1 from State of the First Amendment Survey, 1999
Under current law, do Americans have the legal right to burn the American flag as a means of political protest? Yes or no? (AMRIGHT1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes33134.0
2) No64366.0
Missing26 
TOTAL974100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


RTOBURN from State of the First Amendment Survey, 2001
To the best of your knowledge, under current law, do Americans have the legal right to burn the American flag as a means of political protest? Yes or no? (RTOBURN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes38838.3
2) No58958.2
99) Dont know/Refused353.5
TOTAL1,012100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


V085200A from American National Election Studies, Time Series Study, 2008
Please indicate below how many of the adults living in the United States you think have ever done these things. Ever joined in a protest march, rally, or demonstration. (All, most, about half, a few, or none?) (V085200A)
TOTAL%
-9) Refused30.1
-8) Dont know351.5
-2) No Post-election IW2219.5
1) All210.9
2) Most1827.8
3) About half62927.1
4) A few1,13548.9
5) None974.2
TOTAL2323100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


W6Y11 from American National Election Studies, Panel Study, 2008-2009
Please indicate below how many of the adults living in the United States you think have ever done these things. (All, most, about half, a few, or none? / None, a few, about half, most, or all?) Ever joined in a protest march, rally, or demonstration. (W6Y11)
TOTAL%
-7) No answer30.1
-6) Not asked, unit non-response1,57351.6
-2) Missing, see documentation301.0
1) All60.2
2) Most351.1
3) About half2849.3
4) A few1,04434.2
5) None742.4
TOTAL3049100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Online


PCKTLNE from Harris 1969 New York City Racial and Religious Survey, No. 1925, Blacks
Have you ever joined a picket line? (PCKTLNE)
TOTAL%
1) Have done14414.1
2) Not done87285.7
3) Not sure20.2
TOTAL1018100.0
Survey Details
Scope:Single Unit (State, County, etc.)
Frame:Other
Sample:Non-Random
Mode:In-Person


CHLDPRTS from Harris 1969 New York City Racial and Religious Survey, No. 1925, Blacks
Have you ever kept your children out of school as a protest? (CHLDPRTS)
TOTAL%
1) Have done818.0
2) Not done92391.6
3) Not sure40.4
TOTAL1008100.0
Survey Details
Scope:Single Unit (State, County, etc.)
Frame:Other
Sample:Non-Random
Mode:In-Person


DMNSTRTN from Harris 1969 New York City Racial and Religious Survey, No. 1925, Blacks
Have you ever been in a demonstration? (DMNSTRTN)
TOTAL%
1) Have done14814.6
2) Not done86085.0
3) Not sure40.4
TOTAL1012100.0
Survey Details
Scope:Single Unit (State, County, etc.)
Frame:Other
Sample:Non-Random
Mode:In-Person


PCKTLNE from Harris 1969 New York City Racial and Religious Survey, No. 1925, Jewish
Have you ever joined a picket line? (PCKTLNE)
TOTAL%
1) Have done11317.9
2) Not done51481.3
3) Not sure50.8
TOTAL632100.0
Survey Details
Scope:Single Unit (State, County, etc.)
Frame:Other
Sample:Non-Random
Mode:In-Person


CHLDPRTS from Harris 1969 New York City Racial and Religious Survey, No. 1925, Jewish
Have you ever kept your children out of school as a protest? (CHLDPRTS)
TOTAL%
1) Have done436.8
2) Not done57591.0
3) Not sure142.2
TOTAL632100.0
Survey Details
Scope:Single Unit (State, County, etc.)
Frame:Other
Sample:Non-Random
Mode:In-Person


DMNSTRTN from Harris 1969 New York City Racial and Religious Survey, No. 1925, Jewish
Have you ever been in a demonstration? (DMNSTRTN)
TOTAL%
1) Have done8914.2
2) Not done52884.1
3) Not sure111.8
TOTAL628100.0
Survey Details
Scope:Single Unit (State, County, etc.)
Frame:Other
Sample:Non-Random
Mode:In-Person


PCKTLNE from Harris 1969 New York City Racial and Religious Survey, No. 1925, Non-Jewish-White
Have you ever joined a picket line? (PCKTLNE)
TOTAL%
1) Have done6112.1
2) Not done43586.1
3) Not sure91.8
TOTAL505100.0
Survey Details
Scope:Single Unit (State, County, etc.)
Frame:Other
Sample:Non-Random
Mode:In-Person


CHLDPRTS from Harris 1969 New York City Racial and Religious Survey, No. 1925, Non-Jewish-White
Have you ever kept your children out of school as a protest? (CHLDPRTS)
TOTAL%
1) Have done163.2
2) Not done47995.4
3) Not sure71.4
TOTAL502100.0
Survey Details
Scope:Single Unit (State, County, etc.)
Frame:Other
Sample:Non-Random
Mode:In-Person


DMNSTRTN from Harris 1969 New York City Racial and Religious Survey, No. 1925, Non-Jewish-White
Have you ever been in a demonstration? (DMNSTRTN)
TOTAL%
1) Have done5711.4
2) Not done43686.9
3) Not sure91.8
TOTAL502100.0
Survey Details
Scope:Single Unit (State, County, etc.)
Frame:Other
Sample:Non-Random
Mode:In-Person


JOINDEM from General Social Survey, 2004
Here are some forms of political and social action that people can take. Please indicate, for each one, (1) whether you have done any of these things in the past year, (2) have done it in the more distant past, (3) have not done it but might do it, (4) or have not done it and would never, under any circumstances, do it--Took part in a demonstration. (JOINDEM)
TOTAL%
1) Have done it in the past year775.2
2) Have done it in the more distant past19713.4
3) Have not done it but might do it60941.4
4) Have not done it and would never do it58139.5
8) Cant choose30.2
9) No answer50.3
TOTAL1472100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


W11ZD21 from American National Election Studies, Panel Study, 2008-2009
Have you done this, or have you never done it? Joined in a protest march, rally, or demonstration. (W11ZD21)
TOTAL%
-7) No answer60.2
-6) Not asked, unit non-response32110.5
-2) Missing, see documentation471.5
1) Have done this63420.8
2) Never have done this2,04166.9
TOTAL3049100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Online


V085201A from American National Election Studies, Time Series Study, 2008
Now we will ask you about your past. Have you done this, or have you never done it? Joined in a protest march, rally, or demonstration. (V085201A)
TOTAL%
-8) Dont know20.1
-2) No Post-election IW2219.5
1) Have done this40717.5
5) Never have done this1,69372.9
TOTAL2323100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


W6Y21 from American National Election Studies, Panel Study, 2008-2009
Have you done this, or have you never done it? Joined in a protest march, rally, or demonstration. (W6Y21)
TOTAL%
-6) Not asked, unit non-response1,57351.6
-2) Missing, see documentation311.0
1) Have done this37412.3
2) Never have done this1,07135.1
TOTAL3049100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Online


RELACT2 from America's Evangelicals
Would you say that your religious faith has led you to (RANDOMIZE): Participate in a political protest (RELACT2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes19712.2
2) No1,39586.6
3) Dont know/Refused181.1
TOTAL1610100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:Other
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


RALLY from Life Choices, 1990
Have you ever participated in a rally or demonstration concerned with abortion? (RALLY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes723.4
2) No2,06796.6
TOTAL2139100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Other
Mode:In-Person


V187D from American Mosaic Project: A National Survey on Diversity
Attended a political meeting or demonstration (V187D)
TOTAL%
1) Yes33716.2
2) No1,74283.7
8) Dont know00.0
9) Refused20.1
TOTAL2,081100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


MARCH from Social Capital Community Survey, 2006
26D. Participated in any demonstrations, protests, boycotts, or marches? (MARCH)
TOTAL%
0) No9,06593.0
1) Yes6636.8
8) Dont know140.1
9) Refused20.0
TOTAL9,744100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


Q43G from Baylor Religion Survey, 2005
Q43 In the year leading up to the 2004 presidential election, did you...participate in a public protest or demonstration (Q43G)
TOTAL%
1) Yes935.5
2) No1,60194.5
TOTAL1694100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Mixed-mode


MARCH06 from National Congregations Study, Panel Dataset (1998 and 2006-2007)
(march_06) Within the past twelve months, have there been any groups or meetings or classes or events specifically focused on the following purposes or activities? To organize or participate in a demonstration or march either in support of or opposition to some public issue or policy? (MARCH06)
TOTAL%
1) Yes4717.9
2) No21582.1
TOTAL262100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:Congregations
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


MARCH98 from National Congregations Study, Panel Dataset (1998 and 2006-2007)
(march_98) Within the past twelve months, have there been any groups or meetings or classes or events specifically focused on the following purposes or activities? To organize or participate in a demonstration or march either in support of or opposition to some public issue or policy? (MARCH98)
TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data10.4
1) Yes4918.7
2) No21280.9
TOTAL262100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:Congregations
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


PACTPROT from National Study of Youth and Religion, Wave 1 (2003)
P13C. In the last 12 MONTHS, have you (or your spouse/partner): [INSERT LIST A-D] Participated in a protest, march, or demonstration? (PACTPROT)
TOTAL%
0) No3,24096.1
1) Yes1273.8
777) Dont know20.1
888) Refused10.0
TOTAL3370100.0
Survey Details
Scope:Other
Frame:U.S. Youth
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


PROTEST from American National Election Studies, 2000
Aside from a strike against your employer, in the past twelve months, have you taken part in a protest, march, or demonstration on some national or local (PROTEST)
TOTAL%
0) NA; INAP25113.9
1) YES492.7
5) NO1,50683.4
TOTAL1806100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Mixed-mode


PROTEST from American National Election Studies, 2004
Aside from a strike against your employer, in the past twelve months, have you taken part in a protest, march, or demonstration on some national or local issue? (PROTEST)
TOTAL%
1) Yes444.1
5) No1,02295.9
TOTAL1066100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


PROTMRCH from American National Election Studies, 2004
Over the past five years or so, have you done any of the following things to express your views about something the government should or should not be doing? -- Taken part in a protest, march or demonstration? (PROTMRCH)
TOTAL%
1) Yes706.6
5) No99693.4
TOTAL1066100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


PO_DEMON from Portraits of American Life Study, 1st Wave, 2006
Here is a list of political activities. Have you done any of these in the past twelve months? Participated in a demonstration or protest (PO_DEMON)
TOTAL%
-7) Refused10.0
0) No2,51496.3
1) Yes953.6
TOTAL2,610100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


VOTEIRRE from American National Election Studies, 2002
So many other people vote in the national election that it doesnt matter much to me whether I vote or not. (Do you agree, neither agree nor disagree, or disagree with this statement)? (VOTEIRRE)
TOTAL%
0) NA30.2
1) Agree1249.2
3) Neither agree nor disagree745.5
5) Disagree1,14284.8
8) Dont know20.1
9) Refused10.1
TOTAL1346100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


MARCH from Social Capital Community Benchmark Survey, 2000
26D. Have you participated in demonstrations, boycotts, or marches in the past 12 months? (MARCH)
TOTAL%
0) No26,93192.1
1) Yes2,2677.8
8) Dont Know230.1
9) Refused120.0
TOTAL29233100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


RELALT4 from America's Evangelicals
(ASK IF NOT Protestants, Roman Catholics, Mormons, Orthodox Church, and Other Christians IN RELIG1A) Now I want to ask you about some of the activities you are involved in. For each one, please tell me whether you have done the activity within the last two years 1-2 times, 3-5 times, more than 5 times, or not at all? (RANDOMIZE LIST) Participated in public protests or demonstrations (RELALT4)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all24582.5
2) 1-23311.1
3) 3-5124.0
4) More than 541.3
5) Dont know/Refused31.0
TOTAL297100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:Other
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


RELALT24 from America's Evangelicals
(ASK IF Protestants, Roman Catholics, Mormons, Orthodox Church, and Other Christians IN RELIG1A) Now I want to ask you about some of the activities you are involved in. For each one, please tell me whether you have done the activity within the last two years 1-2 times, 3-5 times, more than 5 times, or not at all? Participated in public protests or demonstrations (RELALT24)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all1,18390.1
2) 1-2916.9
3) 3-5201.5
4) More than 5110.8
5) Dont know/Refused80.6
TOTAL1313100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:Other
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


QN18F from Changing Faiths: Latinos and the Transformation of American Religion
And in the United States in the past year have you participated in any protests or demonstrations to support immigration rights, or not? (QN18F)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, have participated in protests or demonstrations to support immigration rights87321.7
2) No, have not3,11577.6
8) Dont know220.5
9) Refused60.1
TOTAL4016100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


QN47 from Changing Faiths: Latinos and the Transformation of American Religion
IF RESPONDENT ATTENDS RELIGIOUS SERVICES AT ALL (from QN23): In the past 12 months, did your (synagogue/mosque/church) participate in an immigration rights protest or boycott, or not? (QN47)
TOTAL%
1) Yes69719.8
2) No2,25664.1
8) Dont know55215.7
9) Refused160.5
TOTAL3521100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


DEMPOL from American Jewish Committee Religious Right Survey, 1996
In the last year or so, have you done any of the following? -- Participated in a protest, demonstration or march. (DEMPOL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes467.1
2) No59891.9
3) Dont know/No answer71.1
TOTAL651100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


ACTPROTE from Religious Influence and Identity Survey, 1996
Now I want to ask you about some of the activities you are involved in. For each one, please tell me whether you have done the activity within the last two years a lot, some, or none?: Participated in public protests or demonstrations? (ACTPROTE)
TOTAL%
1) A lot160.6
2) Some2329.0
3) None2,33490.1
4) DK50.2
5) Refused30.1
TOTAL2590100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


V085199A from American National Election Studies, Time Series Study, 2008
In the future, how likely are you to: Join in a protest march, rally, or demonstration? Extremely likely, very likely, moderately likely, a little likely, or not at all likely? (V085199A)
TOTAL%
-9) Refused20.1
-8) Dont know40.2
-2) No Post-election IW2219.5
1) Extremely likely622.7
2) Very likely1285.5
3) Moderately likely23710.2
4) A little likely33914.6
5) Not at all likely1,33057.3
TOTAL2323100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


W6Y2 from American National Election Studies, Panel Study, 2008-2009
In the future, how likely are you to join in a protest march, rally, or demonstration? (Extremely likely, very likely, moderately likely, a little likely, or not at all likely? / Not at all likely, a little likely, moderately likely, very likely, or extremely likely?) (W6Y2)
TOTAL%
-7) No answer10.0
-6) Not asked, unit non-response1,57351.6
-2) Missing, see documentation260.9
1) Extremely likely280.9
2) Very likely622.0
3) Moderately likely1836.0
4) A little likely2397.8
5) Not at all likely93730.7
TOTAL3049100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Online


 

Subcategories
5 Years?Has the respondent protested in the last 5 years?
Approval/DisapprovalDoes the respondent approve or disapprove of protest/social movement activities?
Arrested?Has the respondent ever think they would be arrested or otherwise punished for protesting?
Burn Flag?Does the respondent believe that Americans should have the right to burn a flag during a protest?
CommonalityThis question type asks the respondent his/her perception of how many Americans have ever protested in some form.
IncidenceHas the respondent ever protested?
Last Year(s)Has the respondent protested in the last year?
LikelihoodThis question type asks the respondent how likely he/she is to protest in the future.

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