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Measure of religious affiliation/membership.

Data File: General Social Survey, 1998

Source: Fetzer Institute, National Institute on Aging Working Group. 2003. Multidimensional Measurement of Religiousness, Spirituality for Use in Health Research. A Report of a National Working Group. Supported by the Fetzer Institute in Collaboration with the National Institute on Aging. Kalamazoo, MI.

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RELIG from General Social Survey, 1998

What is your religious preference? Is it Protestant, Catholic, Jewish, some other religion, or no religion? (RELIG)
1) Protestant1,52453.8
2) Catholic70524.9
3) Jewish501.8
4) None39614.0
5) Other281.0
6) Buddhism90.3
7) Hinduism50.2
8) Other Eastern20.1
9) Moslem/Islam130.5
10) Orthodox-Christian100.4
11) Christian331.2
12) Native American30.1
13) Non-Denominational190.7
98) Dont know50.2
99) No answer301.1

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