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Astrology, Validity of

Does the respondent think that astrology is scientifically valid? That is, can it predict people's futures or fortunes?


Below are 19 questions from surveys in the ARDA that attempt to measure this concept.

  • Q74F from Baylor Religion Survey, 2005LEARN MORE
    • Q74 To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements..f. Astrology impacts ones life and personality (Q74F) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • ASTROSCI from General Social Survey, 2006LEARN MORE
    • Would you say that astrology is very scientific, sort of scientific, or not at all scientific? (ASTROSCI) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • ASTROLGY from National Study of Youth and Religion, Wave 2 (2005)LEARN MORE
    • (astolgy_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] D. In astrology, that stars and planets affect peoples fates? (ASTROLGY) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • ASTROLGY from National Study of Youth and Religion, Wave 3 (2007-2008)LEARN MORE
    • (astrolgy_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] D. In astrology, that stars and planets affect peoples fates? (ASTROLGY) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • SCITEST3 from General Social Survey, 1994LEARN MORE
    • Astrology- the study of star signs- has some scientific truth. (SCITEST3) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • SCITEST3 from General Social Survey, 1993LEARN MORE
    • For each statement below, just check the box that comes closest to your opinion of how true it is. In your opinion, how true is this? Astrology—the study of star signs—has some scientific truth. (SCITEST3) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
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