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Do you believe that Jesus performed miracles, such as turning water into wine and healing the sick, or not? (E43.3) (Q520)
  TOTAL %
1) Yes 2,110,159 77.9
5) No 385,825 14.2
7) Not applicable 101,541 3.7
8) Dont know 36,225 1.3
9) Refused 76,456 2.8
TOTAL2,710,206100.0
Survey Details
Scope: Regional Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Phone


How much do you agree or disagree with each of the following - Miracles actually happened just as the Bible says they did. (BIBMIRCL)
  TOTAL %
1) Strongly agree 798 78.3
2) Agree 206 20.2
3) Neither agree nor disagree 9 0.9
4) Disagree 3 0.3
5) Strongly disagree 2 0.2
6) Cant choose 1 0.1
TOTAL1,019100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: Other
Sample: Non-Random
Mode: Mailed


The Bible tells of many miracles, some credited to Jesus and some to prophets and apostles. Generally speaking, which of the following statements comes closest to what you believe about Biblical miracles? (BIBMIRAC)
  TOTAL %
1) I believe the miracles were supernatural acts of God which actually happened just as the Bible says they did. 2,792 90.9
2) I believe the miracles happened, but most of them can be explained by natural causes. 204 6.6
3) I am not sure whether these miracles really happened or not. 68 2.2
4) I believe miracles are stories about events that never really happened. 6 0.2
TOTAL3,070100.0
Survey Details
Scope: Other: U.S. and Canadian sample
Frame: Other
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Other


Church members vary considerably in their views on how much Mennonites and Brethren in Christ get involved in the larger societies in which we live. Response to the following will help our church leaders understand where our current membership stands on these issues. Circle the number of your response. - I tend to discount or rationalize the nature miracles described in the New Testament, such as walking on water and turning water into wine. (MIRACLS)
  TOTAL %
1) Strongly agree 32 1.1
2) Agree 140 4.7
3) Uncertain 166 5.5
4) Disagree 1,175 39.2
5) Strongly disagree 1,484 49.5
TOTAL2,997100.0
Survey Details
Scope: Other: U.S. and Canadian sample
Frame: Other
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Other


The Bible tells of many miracles, some credited to Christ and some to other prophets and apostles. Generally speaking, which of the following statements comes closest to what you believe about Biblical miracles? (BLVMRCL)
  TOTAL %
1) Im not sure whether these miracles really happened or not. 388 14
2) I believe miracles are stories and never really happened. 51 1.8
3) I believe the miracles can be explained by natural causes. 490 17.6
4) I believe the miracles actually happened as the Bible says. 1,730 62.3
5) Hedge (i.e. combination of above, etc.) 119 4.3
TOTAL2,778100.0
Survey Details
Scope: Regional Sample
Frame: Congregations
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Mailed


The Bible tells of many miracles, some credited to Christ and some to other prophets and apostles. Generally speaking, which of the following statements comes closest to what you believe about Biblical miracles? (Choose one answer) (RELGC3)
  TOTAL %
1) Im not sure whether these miracles really happened or not. 20 23.3
2) I believe miracles are stories and never really happened. 9 10.5
3) I believe the miracles happened, but can be explained by natural causes. 15 17.4
4) I believe the miracles actually happened just as the Bible says they did. 42 48.8
TOTAL86100.0
Survey Details
Scope: Other: Undergraduates at University of North Carolina
Frame: Other
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Other


The Bible tells of many miracles, some credited to Christ and some to other prophets and apostles. Generally speaking, which of the following statements comes closest to what you believe about Biblical miracles? (Choose one answer) (RELGC3)
  TOTAL %
1) Im not sure whether these miracles really happened or not. 31 31.6
2) I believe miracles are stories and never really happened. 11 11.2
3) I believe the miracles happened, but can be explained by natural causes. 15 15.3
4) I believe the miracles actually happened just as the Bible says they did. 41 41.8
TOTAL98100.0
Survey Details
Scope: Other: Undergraduates at University of North Carolina
Frame: Other
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Other


The following question deals with religion. Please read the question carefully and select the response which most accurately represents your beliefs. When it comes to miracles recorded in the Bible (MIRACLE)
  TOTAL %
1) I believe in them. 73 73.7
2) I do not believe in them. 5 5.1
3) I am not sure because they have not been proven. 21 21.2
TOTAL99100.0
Survey Details
Scope: Other: North Carolina
Frame: Other
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Other


The following question deals with religion. Please read the question carefully and select the response which most accurately represents your beliefs. When it comes to miracles recorded in the Bible (MIRACLE)
  TOTAL %
1) I believe in them. 64 67.4
2) I do not believe in them. 10 10.5
3) I am not sure because they have not been proven. 21 22.1
TOTAL95100.0
Survey Details
Scope: Other: Undergraduates at University of North Carolina
Frame: Other
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Other


The following question deals with religion. Please read the question carefully and select the response which most accurately represents your beliefs. When it comes to miracles recorded in the Bible (MIRACLE)
  TOTAL %
1) I believe in them. 62 62
2) I do not believe in them. 9 9
3) I am not sure because they have not been proven. 29 29
TOTAL100100.0
Survey Details
Scope: Other: Undergraduates at University of North Carolina
Frame: Other
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Other


The following question deals with religion. Please read the question carefully and select the response which most accurately represents your beliefs. When it comes to miracles recorded in the Bible (MIRACLE)
  TOTAL %
1) I believe in them. 47 48.5
2) I do not believe in them. 11 11.3
3) I am not sure because they have not been proven. 39 40.2
TOTAL97100.0
Survey Details
Scope: Other: Undergraduates at University of North Carolina
Frame: Other
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Other


Do you believe in: Religious miracles (v32d) (BLVRLMIR)
  TOTAL %
1) Yes, Definitely 216 11.2
2) Yes, Probably 952 49.4
3) No, Probably 557 28.9
4) No, Definitely 96 5
8) Cant Choose 94 4.9
95) Dont understand 0 0
97) Dont know 11 0.6
98) Dont want to answer 1 0.1
TOTAL1,927100.0
Survey Details
Scope: Other: Taiwan
Frame: Other
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: In-Person


Do you believe in religious miracles? (MIRACLES)
  TOTAL %
0) Inapplicable 0 0
1) Yes, definitely 738 54.1
2) Yes, probably 311 22.8
3) No, probably not 183 13.4
4) No, definitely not 101 7.4
8) Dont know 29 2.1
9) No answer 3 0.2
TOTAL1,365100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: In-Person


Q18d. Do you believe in: Religious miracles? (V38)
  TOTAL %
1) Yes, definitely 14,577 24.3
2) Yes, probably 15,535 25.9
3) No, probably not 11,559 19.3
4) No, definitely not 12,952 21.6
8) Cant choose 4,325 7.2
9) No answer 938 1.6
TOTAL59,886100.0
Survey Details
Scope: Other: Nations
Frame: Other
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Other


Y125. Do you believe [INSERT LIST A-H], definitely, maybe, or not at all: In the possibility of divine miracles from God? (MIRACLES)
  TOTAL %
1) Definitely 2,033 60.3
2) Maybe 1,028 30.5
3) Not at all 298 8.8
777) Dont know 9 0.3
888) Refused 2 0.1
TOTAL3,370100.0
Survey Details
Scope: Other
Frame: U.S. Youth
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Phone


ASKED ONLY OF AUSTRALIANS. Do you believe in religious miracles? (AUSMIRCL)
  TOTAL %
1) Yes, definitely 202 15.4
2) Yes, probably 253 19.3
3) Mixed, in between 228 17.4
4) No, probably not 324 24.7
5) No, definitely not 264 20.2
8) Cant choose 22 1.7
9) No answer, refused 17 1.3
TOTAL1,310100.0
Survey Details
Scope: Other: Nations
Frame: Other
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Other


THIS QUESTION NOT ASKED OF AUSTRALIAN RESPONDENTS. Do you believe in religious miracles? (BELMIRCL)
  TOTAL %
1) Yes, definitely 8,289 22
2) Yes, probably 8,944 23.7
3) No, probably not 6,661 17.7
4) No, definitely not 9,295 24.6
8) Cant choose 3,868 10.3
9) No answer, refused 672 1.8
TOTAL37,729100.0
Survey Details
Scope: Other: Nations
Frame: Other
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Other


(miracles_w2) I:1. Do you believe [INSERT LIST A-G], [INTERVIEWER MUST READ RESPONSE CATEGORIES: definitely, maybe, or not at all FOR ‘A AND ‘B AND THEN ONLY IF NECESSARY FOR ‘C THROUGH ‘G] E. In the possibility of divine miracles from God? (MIRACLES)
  TOTAL %
1) Definitely 1,580 60.7
2) Maybe 704 27
3) Not at all 299 11.5
666) Invalid skip 16 0.6
777) Dont know 5 0.2
TOTAL2,604100.0
Survey Details
Scope: Other
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Phone


(miracles_w3) Next, I will be asking you some questions about your religious beliefs. I:1. Do you believe [INSERT LIST A-G], [INTERVIEWER MUST READ RESPONSE CATEGORIES: definitely, maybe, or not at all FOR ‘A AND ‘B AND THEN ONLY IF NECESSARY FOR ‘C THROUGH ‘G] E. In the possibility of divine miracles from God? (MIRACLES)
  TOTAL %
1) Definitely 1,552 61.3
2) Maybe 626 24.7
3) Not at all 347 13.7
777) Dont know 1 0
888) Refused 1 0
999) Legitimate skip 5 0.2
TOTAL2,532100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Phone


Q51E [WHICH, IF ANY, OF THE FOLLOWING DO YOU BELIEVE IN?] In miracles? (Q51E)
  TOTAL %
1) Yes 18,498 73.9
2) No 5,470 21.9
8) Dont know 874 3.5
9) Refused 189 0.8
TOTAL25,031100.0
Survey Details
Scope: Other: sub-Saharan Africa (Botswana, Cameroon, Chad, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Ethiopia, Ghana, Guinea Bissau, Kenya, Liberia, Mali, Mozambique, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, South Africa, Tanzania)
Frame: Other
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: In-Person


Do you believe in. . . Religious miracles (MIRACLES)
  TOTAL %
1) Yes, definitely 543 40
2) Yes, probably 331 24.4
3) No, probably not 193 14.2
4) No, definitely not 123 9.1
8) Cant choose 95 7
9) No answer 74 5.4
TOTAL1,359100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: In-Person


[WOULD YOU SAY THAT YOU TOTALLY BELIEVE, HAVE DOUBTS, OR DO NOT BELIEVE:] In miracles? (MIRACLES)
  TOTAL %
1) Totally believe 4,946 86.8
2) Have doubts or do not believe 742 13
99) Dont know 12 0.2
TOTAL5,700100.0
Survey Details
Scope: Other: Brazilian sample
Frame: Other
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: In-Person


Do you believe in... Religious miracles (MIRACLES)
  TOTAL %
1) Yes, definitely 577 44.9
2) Yes, probably 304 23.7
3) No probably not 142 11.1
4) No definitely not 99 7.7
8) Cant choose 102 7.9
9) No answer 60 4.7
TOTAL1,284100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: In-Person


Do you believe in religious miracles? (RELGMIRC)
  TOTAL %
1) Yes, definitely 209 25.5
2) Yes, probably 221 27
3) No, probably not 150 18.3
4) No, definitely not 131 16
8) Cant choose 108 13.2
TOTAL819100.0
Survey Details
Scope: Other: Northern Ireland Sample
Frame: Other
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Mixed-mode


[DO YOU BELIEVE IN…] Religious miracles (RELGMIRC)
  TOTAL %
-1) Skip, no self completion 121 10
1) Yes definitely 308 25.3
2) Yes probably 330 27.2
3) No probably not 215 17.7
4) No definitely not 144 11.9
8) Cant choose 96 7.9
9) Not answered 1 0.1
TOTAL1,215100.0
Survey Details
Scope: Other: Northern Ireland Sample
Frame: Other
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Mixed-mode


Typology W: Miracles by God -- 1) God performs miracles . . . 2) Miracles dont happen (MIRACLES)
  TOTAL %
1) Agree strongly with statement number 1 19,670 73.6
2) Agree not strongly with statement number 1 2,677 10
3) Agree strongly with statement number 2 1,886 7.1
4) Agree not strongly with statement number 2 1,232 4.6
5) Neither/Both equally 255 1
9) Dont know/Refused 1,007 3.8
TOTAL26,727100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Phone


Do you believe in religious miracles? (MIRACLE)
  TOTAL %
1) Yes, definitely 966 94.7
2) Yes, probably 47 4.6
3) No, probably not 3 0.3
5) Cant choose 4 0.4
TOTAL1,020100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: Other
Sample: Non-Random
Mode: Mailed


Q22j. To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements about God? God often performs miracles which defy the laws of nature (GODMIRAC)
  TOTAL %
1) Strongly disagree 102 7.6
2) Disagree 143 10.7
3) Agree 486 36.3
4) Strongly agree 608 45.4
TOTAL1,339100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Mixed-mode


Now I am going to read you a series of statements on some different topics. For each one, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly disagree with it, or completely disagree with it: miracles still occur today as in ancient times. Do you completely agree, mostly agree, mostly disagree, or completely disagree? (MIRACLES)
  TOTAL %
1) Completely agree 254 35
2) Mostly agree 192 26.4
3) Mostly disagree 118 16.3
4) Completely disagree 142 19.6
98) Dont know 20 2.8
99) Refused 0 0
TOTAL726100.0
Survey Details
Scope: Other: India
Frame: Other
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: In-Person


Now I am going to read you a series of statements on some different topics. For each one, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly disagree with it, or completely disagree with it: miracles still occur today as in ancient times. Do you completely agree, mostly agree, mostly disagree, or completely disagree? (MIRACLES)
  TOTAL %
1) Completely agree 385 59.3
2) Mostly agree 176 27.1
3) Mostly disagree 33 5.1
4) Completely disagree 22 3.4
98) Dont know 28 4.3
99) Refused 5 0.8
TOTAL649100.0
Survey Details
Scope: Other: Nigeria
Frame: Other
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: In-Person


Now I am going to read you a series of statements on some different topics. For each one, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly disagree with it, or completely disagree with it: miracles still occur today as in ancient times. Do you completely agree, mostly agree, mostly disagree, or completely disagree? (MIRACLES)
  TOTAL %
1) Completely agree 59 9.8
2) Mostly agree 252 42
3) Mostly disagree 191 31.8
4) Completely disagree 58 9.7
98) Dont know 40 6.7
99) Refused 0 0
TOTAL600100.0
Survey Details
Scope: Other: Korea
Frame: Other
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: In-Person


Q22j. To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements about God? God often performs miracles which defy the laws of nature (GODMIRAC)
  TOTAL %
1) Strongly disagree 102 6.8
2) Disagree 143 9.5
3) Agree 486 32.2
4) Strongly agree 608 40.2
8) Undecided 172 11.4
TOTAL1,511100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Mixed-mode


Now I am going to read you a series of statements on some different topics. For each one, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly disagree with it, or completely disagree with it: miracles still occur today as in ancient times. Do you completely agree, mostly agree, mostly disagree, or completely disagree? (MIRACLES)
  TOTAL %
1) Completely agree 5,443 49.4
2) Mostly agree 3,005 27.2
3) Mostly disagree 1,228 11.1
4) Completely disagree 1,062 9.6
98) Dont know 274 2.5
99) Refused 16 0.1
TOTAL11,028100.0
Survey Details
Scope: Other: United States; Brazil, Chile and Guatemala in Latin America; Kenya, Nigeria and South Africa in Africa; and India, the Philippines and South Korea in Asia.
Frame: Other
Sample: Unknown
Mode: Other


Now I am going to read you a series of statements on some different topics. For each one, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly disagree with it, or completely disagree with it: miracles still occur today as in ancient times. Do you completely agree, mostly agree, mostly disagree, or completely disagree? (MIRACLES)
  TOTAL %
1) Completely agree 241 34.4
2) Mostly agree 192 27.4
3) Mostly disagree 99 14.1
4) Completely disagree 160 22.9
98) Dont know 8 1.1
99) Refused 0 0
TOTAL700100.0
Survey Details
Scope: Other: Brazil, urban areas
Frame: Other
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: In-Person


Now I am going to read you a series of statements on some different topics. For each one, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly disagree with it, or completely disagree with it: miracles still occur today as in ancient times. Do you completely agree, mostly agree, mostly disagree, or completely disagree? (MIRACLES)
  TOTAL %
1) Completely agree 308 51.3
2) Mostly agree 153 25.5
3) Mostly disagree 50 8.3
4) Completely disagree 68 11.3
98) Dont know 19 3.2
99) Refused 2 0.3
TOTAL600100.0
Survey Details
Scope: Other: Chile
Frame: Other
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: In-Person


Here are a few statements. For each one, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly disagree with it, or completely disagree with it. Miracles still occur today as in ancient times. (Q39A)
  TOTAL %
1) Completely agree 16,344 46
2) Mostly agree 11,446 32.2
3) Mostly disagree 3,658 10.3
4) Completely disagree 2,913 8.2
9) Dont know/Refused (Vol.) 1,195 3.4
TOTAL35,556100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Phone


Now I am going to read you a series of statements on some different topics. For each one, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly disagree with it, or completely disagree with it: miracles still occur today as in ancient times. Do you completely agree, mostly agree, mostly disagree, or completely disagree? (MIRACLES)
  TOTAL %
1) Completely agree 317 39.6
2) Mostly agree 237 29.6
3) Mostly disagree 85 10.6
4) Completely disagree 104 13
98) Dont know 57 7.1
99) Refused 0 0
TOTAL800100.0
Survey Details
Scope: Other: South Africa
Frame: Other
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: In-Person


Now I am going to read you a series of statements on some different topics. For each one, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly disagree with it, or completely disagree with it: miracles still occur today as in ancient times. Do you completely agree, mostly agree, mostly disagree, or completely disagree? (MIRACLES)
  TOTAL %
1) Completely agree 318 31.8
2) Mostly agree 337 33.7
3) Mostly disagree 182 18.2
4) Completely disagree 149 14.9
98) Dont know 13 1.3
99) Refused 0 0
TOTAL999100.0
Survey Details
Scope: Other: The Philippines
Frame: Other
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: In-Person


Now I am going to read you a series of statements on some different topics. For each one, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly disagree with it, or completely disagree with it: miracles still occur today as in ancient times. Do you completely agree, mostly agree, mostly disagree, or completely disagree? (MIRACLES)
  TOTAL %
1) Completely agree 292 39.5
2) Mostly agree 253 34.2
3) Mostly disagree 66 8.9
4) Completely disagree 94 12.7
98) Dont know 28 3.8
99) Refused 6 0.8
TOTAL739100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Phone


Here are a few statements. For each one, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly disagree with it, or completely disagree with it. Miracles still occur today as in ancient times. (Q39A)
  TOTAL %
1) Completely agree 148 36.9
2) Mostly agree 150 37.4
3) Mostly disagree 49 12.2
4) Completely disagree 36 9
9) Dont know/Refused (Vol.) 18 4.5
TOTAL401100.0
Survey Details
Scope: Regional Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Phone


ASK UNLESS RESPONDENT REPORTS BEING A MEMBER OF NO RELIGION, DOESNT KNOW, OR REFUSED (from RELIG): The next one is Miracles still occur today as in ancient times. Do you agree or disagree? (QN52_C)
  TOTAL %
1) Agree 2,530 74
2) Disagree 708 20.7
8) Dont know 136 4
9) Refused 47 1.4
TOTAL3,421100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Phone


Even today miracles are performed by the power of God. (Q16C) (MIRACLE)
  TOTAL %
1) Completely agree 9,969 52.5
2) Mostly agree 5,629 29.6
3) Mostly disagree 1,621 8.5
4) Completely disagree 914 4.8
9) Dont know/Refused 856 4.5
TOTAL18,989100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Other


Now I am going to read you a series of statements on some different topics. For each one, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly disagree with it, or completely disagree with it: miracles still occur today as in ancient times. Do you completely agree, mostly agree, mostly disagree, or completely disagree? (MIRACLES)
  TOTAL %
1) Completely agree 629 62.6
2) Mostly agree 212 21.1
3) Mostly disagree 62 6.2
4) Completely disagree 90 9
98) Dont know 10 1
99) Refused 2 0.2
TOTAL1,005100.0
Survey Details
Scope: Other: Guatemala
Frame: Other
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: In-Person


Now I am going to read you a series of statements on some different topics. For each one, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly disagree with it, or completely disagree with it: miracles still occur today as in ancient times. Do you completely agree, mostly agree, mostly disagree, or completely disagree? (MIRACLES)
  TOTAL %
1) Completely agree 331 50.8
2) Mostly agree 149 22.9
3) Mostly disagree 83 12.7
4) Completely disagree 70 10.7
98) Dont know 18 2.8
99) Refused 1 0.2
TOTAL652100.0
Survey Details
Scope: Other: Kenya
Frame: Other
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: In-Person


Do you believe that supernatural miracles occur in the world today? (MIRACLES)
  TOTAL %
1) Definitely yes 142 46.4
2) Probably yes 113 36.9
3) Unsure 32 10.5
4) Probably not 9 2.9
5) Definitely not 10 3.3
TOTAL306100.0
Survey Details
Scope: Other: The target population for this survey was students at Winthrop University, a state university in South Carolina.
Frame: Other
Sample: Unknown
Mode: Other


[Wave 2] I have experienced a supernatural miracle, an event that could not have happened without the intervention of God or a spiritual force (RA_6)
  TOTAL %
1) Strongly agree 457 33
2) Somewhat agree 187 13.5
3) Neither agree nor disagree 311 22.5
4) Somewhat disagree 102 7.4
5) Strongly disagree 326 23.6
TOTAL1,383100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Mixed-mode


[Wave 2] I have experienced a supernatural miracle, an event that could not have happened without the intervention of God or a spiritual force (RA_6)
  TOTAL %
1) Strongly agree 511 40.1
2) Somewhat agree 188 14.7
3) Neither agree nor disagree 260 20.4
4) Somewhat disagree 75 5.9
5) Strongly disagree 241 18.9
TOTAL1,275100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Mixed-mode


[Wave 1] I have experienced a supernatural miracle, an event that could not have happened without the intervention of God or a spiritual force. (RA_6W1)
  TOTAL %
-7) Refused 7 0.5
-4) Dont know 6 0.5
1) Strongly agree 481 36.6
2) Somewhat agree 225 17.1
3) Neither agree nor disagree 261 19.9
4) Somewhat disagree 84 6.4
5) Strongly disagree 249 19
TOTAL1,313100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Mixed-mode


Y59. Have you ever [INSERT LIST A-D], or not: Witnessed or experienced what you believe was a miracle from God? (MIRACLE)
  TOTAL %
0) No 0 0
1) Yes 1,576 97.9
777) Dont know 30 1.9
888) Refused 3 0.2
TOTAL1,609100.0
Survey Details
Scope: Other
Frame: U.S. Youth
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Phone


(miracle_w2) F:2. In the last two years have you . . . [INSERT LIST A-C] B. Witnessed or experienced what you believe was a miracle from God? [INTERVIEWER: IF R SAYS MAYBE, PROBE ONCE. IF HE/SHE STILL SAYS MAYBE, CODE YES.] (MIRACLE)
  TOTAL %
0) No 0 0
1) Yes 1,103 98.7
666) Invalid skip 8 0.7
777) Dont know 6 0.5
888) Refused 1 0.1
TOTAL1,118100.0
Survey Details
Scope: Other
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Phone


(miracle_w3) F:2. In the last two years have you . . . [INSERT LIST A-C] B. witnessed or experienced what you believe was a miracle from God? [INTERVIEWER: IF R SAYS MAYBE, PROBE ONCE. IF HE/SHE STILL SAYS MAYBE, CODE YES.] (MIRACLE)
  TOTAL %
0) No 0 0
1) Yes 1,018 99.3
777) Dont know 3 0.3
888) Refused 4 0.4
TOTAL1,025100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Phone


I have experienced a supernatural miracle, an event that could not have happened without the intervention of God or a spiritual force. (RA_6)
  TOTAL %
-7) Refused 10 0.4
-4) Dont know 26 1
1) Strongly agree 863 33.1
2) Somewhat agree 485 18.6
3) Neither agree nor disagree 518 19.9
4) Somewhat disagree 173 6.6
5) Strongly disagree 533 20.4
TOTAL2,608100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: In-Person


Do you have the following experiences? How often do they occur: Saw the appearance of the gods or some miracles that the gods had performed? (EXPER5)
  TOTAL %
1) Never 1,652 88.7
2) Once or twice 115 6.2
3) Several times 36 1.9
4) Often 18 1
5) Not applicable 32 1.7
8) Dont understand 1 0.1
9) Refuse 8 0.4
TOTAL1,862100.0
Survey Details
Scope: Other: Taiwan
Frame: Other
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: In-Person


Do you have the following experience? How often do they occur: Saw the appearance of the gods or some miracles that the gods had performed. (SPECEX8)
  TOTAL %
1) Never 1,677 89.2
2) Once or twice 128 6.8
3) Several times 58 3.1
4) Often 11 0.6
97) Dont know or forgot 5 0.3
98) Refuse 2 0.1
TOTAL1,881100.0
Survey Details
Scope: Other: Taiwan
Frame: Other
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: In-Person


Do you have the following experiences? How often do they occur? Saw the appearance of the gods or some miracles that the gods had performed. (SAWGODS)
  TOTAL %
0) Missing 0 0
1) Never 1,705 88.6
2) Once or twice 104 5.4
3) Several times 43 2.2
4) Often 17 0.9
5) Not applicable 44 2.3
8) Dont understand 4 0.2
9) Refuse 7 0.4
TOTAL1,924100.0
Survey Details
Scope: Other: Taiwan
Frame: Other
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: In-Person


SubCategories [ Back to Top ]
Miracles, Biblical: This question type asks the respondent their opinion about miracles recorded in the Bible.
Miracles, General: This question type asks the respondent if they believe in miracles, without reference to a particular type or miracle or religious faith.
Occur Today?: This question type asks the respondent if miracles occur in modern times.
Witnessed or Experienced?: This question type asks the responded if he/she has witnessed or experienced a miracle.

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