Measurement Wizard > Multi-Item Measures > Paranormalism > Paranormal Beliefs

This scale attempts to measure the extent to which the respondent believes in UFOs, ghosts and other paranormal subjects.

Data File: Baylor Religion Survey, Wave II (2007)

Source: Baylor University. 2007. The Baylor Religion Survey. Waco, TX: Baylor Institute for Studies of Religion


General Instructions:

Sum all items.

Any special instructions related to individual items will be listed below those items.


GHOST from Baylor Religion Survey, Wave II (2007)

Q23i. In your opinion, does each of the following exist? Ghosts (GHOST)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely not31119.7
2) Probably not48830.8
3) Probably46329.3
4) Absolutely32020.2
Missing66 
TOTAL1,582100.0

ET from Baylor Religion Survey, Wave II (2007)

Q23j. In your opinion, does each of the following exist? Extraterrestrials (ET)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely not33621.3
2) Probably not50131.7
3) Probably54934.8
4) Absolutely19212.2
Missing71 
TOTAL1,578100.0

BIGFOOT from Baylor Religion Survey, Wave II (2007)

Q23k. In your opinion, does each of the following exist? Bigfoot (BIGFOOT)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely not62339.6
2) Probably not69644.3
3) Probably20513.0
4) Absolutely483.1
Missing76 
TOTAL1,572100.0

PSYCHIC from Baylor Religion Survey, Wave II (2007)

Q23l. In your opinion, does each of the following exist? Psychic phenomena, such as ESP (PSYCHIC)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely not23214.6
2) Probably not38324.1
3) Probably66842.1
4) Absolutely30519.2
Missing59 
TOTAL1,588100.0



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