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Women's Roles, Attitudes about

Measures how an individual defines the "correct" roles for men and women to play in society. May include familial, occupational, or religious roles


Below are 180 questions from surveys in the ARDA that attempt to measure this concept.

  • WOMEN1 from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in Chosen Regions of IndiaLEARN MORE
    • Now I am going to read you another series of statements on some different topics. For each statement, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly disagree with it or completely disagree with it. The first one is: when jobs are scarce, men should have more right to a job than women. (WOMEN1) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • WOMEN2 from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in Chosen Regions of IndiaLEARN MORE
    • Now I am going to read you another series of statements on some different topics. For each statement, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly disagree with it or completely disagree with it. On the whole, men make better political leaders than women do. (WOMEN2) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • WOMEN5 from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in Chosen Regions of IndiaLEARN MORE
    • Now I am going to read you another series of statements on some different topics. For each statement, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly disagree with it or completely disagree with it. Women should be allowed to serve as pastors or priests. (WOMEN5) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • WOMEN1 from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in NigeriaLEARN MORE
    • Now I am going to read you another series of statements on some different topics. For each statement, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly disagree with it or completely disagree with it. The first one is: when jobs are scarce, men should have more right to a job than women. (WOMEN1) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • WOMEN2 from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in NigeriaLEARN MORE
    • Now I am going to read you another series of statements on some different topics. For each statement, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly disagree with it or completely disagree with it. On the whole, men make better political leaders than women do. (WOMEN2) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • WOMEN5 from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in NigeriaLEARN MORE
    • Now I am going to read you another series of statements on some different topics. For each statement, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly disagree with it or completely disagree with it. Women should be allowed to serve as pastors or priests. (WOMEN5) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • WOMEN1 from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in South KoreaLEARN MORE
    • Now I am going to read you another series of statements on some different topics. For each statement, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly disagree with it or completely disagree with it. The first one is: when jobs are scarce, men should have more right to a job than women. (WOMEN1) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • WOMEN2 from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in South KoreaLEARN MORE
    • Now I am going to read you another series of statements on some different topics. For each statement, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly disagree with it or completely disagree with it. On the whole, men make better political leaders than women do. (WOMEN2) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • WOMEN5 from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in South KoreaLEARN MORE
    • Now I am going to read you another series of statements on some different topics. For each statement, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly disagree with it or completely disagree with it. Women should be allowed to serve as pastors or priests. (WOMEN5) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • FEPOL from General Social Survey, 2002LEARN MORE
    • Do you agree or disagree with this statement: Most men are better suited emotionally for politics than are most women. (FEPOL) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • FEWKNOKD from General Social Survey, 2002LEARN MORE
    • Do you think that women should work outside the home full-time, part-time or not at all, when a couple has not yet had a child? (FEWKNOKD) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • HOMEKID from General Social Survey, 2002LEARN MORE
    • A job is alright, but what most women really want is a home and children--do you agree or disagree? (HOMEKID) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • WRKBABY from General Social Survey, 2002LEARN MORE
    • Should women work outside the home full-time, part-time or not at all when there is a child under school age? (WRKBABY) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • WRKGROWN from General Social Survey, 2002LEARN MORE
    • Should women work outside the home full-time, part-time or not at all after the children leave home? (WRKGROWN) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • WRKNOKID from General Social Survey, 2002LEARN MORE
    • Do you think that women should work outside the home full-time, part-time or not at all after marrying and before there are children? (WRKNOKID) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • WRKSCH from General Social Survey, 2002LEARN MORE
    • Should women work outside the home full-time, part-time or not at all after the youngest child starts school? (WRKSCH) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • VCF0836 from American National Election Studies, Cumulative Data File, 1948-2004LEARN MORE
    • Do you agree or disagree with each of these two statements: Women should stay out of politics (see ARDA summary page for previous question wordings) (VCF0836) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • EQCHORES from Baylor Religion Survey, Wave II (2007)LEARN MORE
    • Q66d. Please indicate your level of agreement with the following statements about mens and womens roles: If his wife works full-time, a husband should share equally in household chores , such as cooking, cleaning, and washing (EQCHORES) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • FEMINIST from Baylor Religion Survey, Wave II (2007)LEARN MORE
    • Q66g. Please indicate your level of agreement with the following statements about mens and womens roles: I consider myself as a feminist (FEMINIST) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • MOREOPP from Baylor Religion Survey, Wave II (2007)LEARN MORE
    • Q66f Please indicate your level of agreement with the following statements about mens and womens roles: The way society is set up, men have more opportunities than women (MOREOPP) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • SALARY from Baylor Religion Survey, Wave II (2007)LEARN MORE
    • Q66e Please indicate your level of agreement with the following statements about mens and womens roles: A husband should earn a larger salary than his wife (SALARY) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • SUFFER from Baylor Religion Survey, Wave II (2007)LEARN MORE
    • Q66b. Please indicate your level of agreement with the following statements about mens and womens roles: A preschool child is likely to suffer if his or her mother works (SUFFER) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • SUITED from Baylor Religion Survey, Wave II (2007)LEARN MORE
    • Q66a. Please indicate your level of agreement with the following statements about mens and womens roles: Most men are better suited emotionally for politics than most women (SUITED) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • WMNCARE from Baylor Religion Survey, Wave II (2007)LEARN MORE
    • Q66c. Please indicate your level of agreement with the following statements about mens and womens roles: It is Gods will that women care for children (WMNCARE) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • PRCELWOM from Gallup Poll of Catholics, 1999LEARN MORE
    • Now, I will read four statements about the priesthood. After each, would you tell me if you strongly agree, somewhat agree, somewhat disagree, or strongly disagree. How about it would be a good thing if celibate women were allowed to be ordained as priests? (PRCELWOM) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • PRMARWOM from Gallup Poll of Catholics, 1999LEARN MORE
    • Now, I will read four statements about the priesthood. After each, would you tell me if you strongly agree, somewhat agree, somewhat disagree, or strongly disagree. How about it would be a good thing if married women were allowed to be ordained as priests? (PRMARWOM) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • ORDCELWN from Gallup Poll of Catholics, 2005LEARN MORE
    • Now I will read four statements about the priesthood. After each statement, would you tell me if you strongly agree, somewhat agree, somewhat disagree, or strongly disagree? C. It would be a good thing if celibate women were allowed to be ordained as priests (ORDCELWN) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • ORDMARWN from Gallup Poll of Catholics, 2005LEARN MORE
    • Now I will read four statements about the priesthood. After each statement, would you tell me if you strongly agree, somewhat agree, somewhat disagree, or strongly disagree? D. It would be a good thing if married women were allowed to be ordained as priests (ORDMARWN) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • WOMEN1 from Spirit and Power: A 10-Country Survey of PentecostalsLEARN MORE
    • Now I am going to read you another series of statements on some different topics. For each statement, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly disagree with it or completely disagree with it. The first one is: when jobs are scarce, men should have more right to a job than women. (WOMEN1) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • WOMEN2 from Spirit and Power: A 10-Country Survey of PentecostalsLEARN MORE
    • Now I am going to read you another series of statements on some different topics. For each statement, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly disagree with it or completely disagree with it. On the whole, men make better political leaders than women do. (WOMEN2) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • WOMEN5 from Spirit and Power: A 10-Country Survey of PentecostalsLEARN MORE
    • Now I am going to read you another series of statements on some different topics. For each statement, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly disagree with it or completely disagree with it. Women should be allowed to serve as pastors or priests. (WOMEN5) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • FEMEQL SUP from American National Election Studies, 2000LEARN MORE
    • BOTH TELEPHONE VERSIONS: IF R SAYS MEN AND WOMEN SHOULD HAVE EQUAL ROLES/IF R SAYS A WOMANS PLACE IS IN THE HOME: TELEPHONE: Do you feel strongly or not strongly that men and women should have equal roles?/Do you feel strongly or not strongly that a womans place is in the home? (FEMEQL SUP) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • FEMEQL ST from American National Election Studies, 2000LEARN MORE
    • Recently there has been a lot of talk about womens rights. Some people feel that women should have an equal role with men in running business, industry, and government. Others feel that a womans place is in the home. IF R SELECTED FOR VERSION 1:TELEPHONE: Which is closer to the way you feel, or havent you thought much about this? (FEMEQL ST) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • FEMEQL BRE from American National Election Studies, 2000LEARN MORE
    • Recently there has been a lot of talk about womens rights. Some people feel that women should have an equal role with men in running business, industry, and government. Others feel that a womans place is in the home. IF R SELECTED FOR VERSION 2:TELEPHONE: Which is closer to the way you feel? (FEMEQL BRE) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • FEMEQL FTE from American National Election Studies, 2000LEARN MORE
    • [IF R SELECTED FOR EXPERIMENTAL VERSION: FTF: R SELF PLACEMENT ON EQUAL ROLE SCALE] Where would you place yourself on this scale? (FEMEQL FTE) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • FEMEQL FTF from American National Election Studies, 2000LEARN MORE
    • [IF R SELECTED FOR STANDARD VERSION: FTF: R SELF PLACEMENT ON EQUAL ROLE SCALE] Where would you place yourself on this scale, or havent you thought much about this? (FEMEQL FTF) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • FEMEQL FTC from American National Election Studies, 2000LEARN MORE
    • COMBINED FTF STANDARD/EXPERIMENTAL VERSIONS - WOMENS ROLE (FEMEQL FTC) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • FEMEQL CPH from American National Election Studies, 2000LEARN MORE
    • COMBINED TELEPHONE VERSIONS - WOMENS ROLE (FEMEQL CPH) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • WOMEN_EQ from American National Election Studies, 2004LEARN MORE
    • Recently there has been a lot of talk about womens rights. Some people feel that women should have an equal role with men in running business, industry, and government. Suppose these people are at one end of a scale, at point 1. Others feel that a womans place is in the home. Suppose these people are at the other end, at point 7. And, of course, some other people have opinions somewhere in between, at points 2, 3, 4, 5 or 6. Where would you place YOURSELF on this scale, or havent you thought much about this? (WOMEN_EQ) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • WOMJBDIS from American National Election Studies, 2004LEARN MORE
    • Women miss good jobs because of discrimination -- Do you AGREE STRONGLY, AGREE SOMEWHAT, NEITHER AGREE NOR DISAGREE, DISAGREE SOMEWHAT, or DISAGREE STRONGLY with this statement? (WOMJBDIS) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • FEPOL from General Social Survey, 2006LEARN MORE
    • Do you agree or disagree with this statement: Most men are better suited emotionally for politics than are most women. (FEPOL) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • FEPOL from General Social Survey, 2000LEARN MORE
    • Do you agree or disagree with this statement: Most men are better suited emotionally for politics than are most women. (FEPOL) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • V083166 from American National Election Studies, Time Series Study, 2008LEARN MORE
    • Where would you place yourself on this scale, or havent you thought much about this? (V083166) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • FEHOME from General Social Survey, 1990LEARN MORE
    • Do you agree or disagree with this statement? Women should take care of running their homes and leave running the country up to men. (FEHOME) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • FEPOL from General Social Survey, 1990LEARN MORE
    • Tell me if you agree or disagree with this statement: Most men are better suited emotionally for politics than are most women. (FEPOL) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • FEHOME from General Social Survey, 1996LEARN MORE
    • Do you agree or disagree with this statement? Women should take care of running their homes and leave running the country up to men. (FEHOME) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • FEPOL from General Social Survey, 1996LEARN MORE
    • Do you agree or disagree with this statement: Most men are better suited emotionally for politics than are most women. (FEPOL) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • WOMMAR from National Study of Youth and Religion, Wave 2 (2005)LEARN MORE
    • (womenmar_w2) R:2. A woman can have a fully satisfying life without getting married. (Do you strongly agree, agree, disagree, or strongly disagree?) (WOMMAR) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • WOMMAR from National Study of Youth and Religion, Wave 3 (2007-2008)LEARN MORE
    • (womenmar_w3) R:2. A woman can have a fully satisfying life without getting married. (Do you strongly agree, agree, disagree, or strongly disagree?) (WOMMAR) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • INF_WWRK from Religion and Politics Survey, 1996LEARN MORE
    • Which one of the following has had the biggest influence on your thinking on this issue -- Society has been improved because women are now represented in the work place OR Society made a mistake in encouraging so many women with families to work (INF_WWRK) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • WOMEN1 from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in BrazilLEARN MORE
    • Now I am going to read you another series of statements on some different topics. For each statement, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly disagree with it or completely disagree with it. The first one is: when jobs are scarce, men should have more right to a job than women. (WOMEN1) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • WOMEN2 from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in BrazilLEARN MORE
    • Now I am going to read you another series of statements on some different topics. For each statement, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly disagree with it or completely disagree with it. On the whole, men make better political leaders than women do. (WOMEN2) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • WOMEN5 from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in BrazilLEARN MORE
    • Now I am going to read you another series of statements on some different topics. For each statement, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly disagree with it or completely disagree with it. Women should be allowed to serve as pastors or priests. (WOMEN5) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • WOMEN1 from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in ChileLEARN MORE
    • Now I am going to read you another series of statements on some different topics. For each statement, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly disagree with it or completely disagree with it. The first one is: when jobs are scarce, men should have more right to a job than women. (WOMEN1) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • WOMEN2 from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in ChileLEARN MORE
    • Now I am going to read you another series of statements on some different topics. For each statement, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly disagree with it or completely disagree with it. On the whole, men make better political leaders than women do. (WOMEN2) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • WOMEN5 from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in ChileLEARN MORE
    • Now I am going to read you another series of statements on some different topics. For each statement, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly disagree with it or completely disagree with it. Women should be allowed to serve as pastors or priests. (WOMEN5) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • Q11D from Sub-Saharan Africa Religion Survey, 2010LEARN MORE
    • Q11D [PLEASE TELL ME WHETHER YOU COMPLETELY AGREE, MOSTLY AGREE, MOSTLY DISAGREE OR COMPLETELY DISAGREE WITH THE FOLLOWING STATEMENT.] When jobs are scarce, men should have more right to a job than women (Q11D) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • Q59C from Sub-Saharan Africa Religion Survey, 2010LEARN MORE
    • Q59C [NOW IM GOING TO READ YOU TWO STATEMENTS. PLEASE TELL ME WHETHER THE FIRST STATEMENT OR THE SECOND STATEMENT COMES CLOSER TO YOUR OWN VIEWS - EVEN IF NEITHER IS EXACTLY RIGHT.] Women should be allowed to serve in religious leadership roles, such as pastor, priest or imam, OR only men should be able to serve in religious leadership roles, such as pastor, priest or imam (Q59C) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • Q59D from Sub-Saharan Africa Religion Survey, 2010LEARN MORE
    • Q59D [ASK IF MUSLIM: NOW IM GOING TO READ YOU TWO STATEMENTS. PLEASE TELL ME WHETHER THE FIRST STATEMENT OR THE SECOND STATEMENT COMES CLOSER TO YOUR OWN VIEWS - EVEN IF NEITHER IS EXACTLY RIGHT.] Women should have the right to decide if they wear a veil, OR women should not have the right to decide whether to wear a veil - society should decide (Q59D) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • QG3 from Muslim American Survey, 2007LEARN MORE
    • When men and women pray in a mosque, do you think that… ? (QG3) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • DEATHTA2 from American National Election Studies, 2002LEARN MORE
    • IF RESPONDENT SELECTED FOR ESTATE TAX WORDING: There has been a lot of talk recently about doing away with the tax on large inheritances, the so-called [estate/death] tax. Do you FAVOR or OPPOSE doing away with the [estate/death tax]? FAVOR ELIMINATING ESTATE/DEATH TAX - ESTATE TAX WORDING (DEATHTA2) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • DEATHTA3 from American National Election Studies, 2002LEARN MORE
    • IF RESPONDENT SELECTED FOR DEATH TAX WORDING: There has been a lot of talk recently about doing away with the tax on large inheritances, the so-called [estate/death] tax. Do you favor or oppose doing away with the [estate/death tax]? FAVOR ELIMINATING ESTATE/DEATH TAX - DEATH TAX WORDING (DEATHTA3) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • FEHOME from General Social Survey, 1988LEARN MORE
    • Do you agree or disagree with this statement? Women should take care of running their homes and leave running the country up to men. (FEHOME) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • FEPOL from General Social Survey, 1988LEARN MORE
    • Do you agree or disagree with this statement: Most men are better suited emotionally for politics than are most women. (FEPOL) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • FEHOME from General Social Survey, 1991LEARN MORE
    • Do you agree or disagree with this statement? Women should take care of running their homes and leave running the country up to men. (FEHOME) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • FEPOL from General Social Survey, 1991LEARN MORE
    • Do you agree or disagree with this statement: Most men are better suited emotionally for politics than are most women. (FEPOL) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • HUBBYWRK from General Social Survey, 1991LEARN MORE
    • We have some questions about women. Do you agree or disagree . . . A husbands job is to earn money; a wifes job is to look after the home and family. (HUBBYWRK) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • WOMEN1 from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in South AfricaLEARN MORE
    • Now I am going to read you another series of statements on some different topics. For each statement, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly disagree with it or completely disagree with it. The first one is: when jobs are scarce, men should have more right to a job than women. (WOMEN1) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • WOMEN2 from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in South AfricaLEARN MORE
    • Now I am going to read you another series of statements on some different topics. For each statement, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly disagree with it or completely disagree with it. On the whole, men make better political leaders than women do. (WOMEN2) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • WOMEN5 from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in South AfricaLEARN MORE
    • Now I am going to read you another series of statements on some different topics. For each statement, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly disagree with it or completely disagree with it. Women should be allowed to serve as pastors or priests. (WOMEN5) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • WOMEN1 from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in the PhilippinesLEARN MORE
    • Now I am going to read you another series of statements on some different topics. For each statement, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly disagree with it or completely disagree with it. The first one is: when jobs are scarce, men should have more right to a job than women. (WOMEN1) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • WOMEN2 from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in the PhilippinesLEARN MORE
    • Now I am going to read you another series of statements on some different topics. For each statement, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly disagree with it or completely disagree with it. On the whole, men make better political leaders than women do. (WOMEN2) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • WOMEN5 from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in the PhilippinesLEARN MORE
    • Now I am going to read you another series of statements on some different topics. For each statement, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly disagree with it or completely disagree with it. Women should be allowed to serve as pastors or priests. (WOMEN5) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • WOMEN1 from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in the United StatesLEARN MORE
    • Now I am going to read you another series of statements on some different topics. For each statement, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly disagree with it or completely disagree with it. The first one is: when jobs are scarce, men should have more right to a job than women. (WOMEN1) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • WOMEN2 from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in the United StatesLEARN MORE
    • Now I am going to read you another series of statements on some different topics. For each statement, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly disagree with it or completely disagree with it. On the whole, men make better political leaders than women do. (WOMEN2) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • WOMEN5 from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in the United StatesLEARN MORE
    • Now I am going to read you another series of statements on some different topics. For each statement, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly disagree with it or completely disagree with it. Women should be allowed to serve as pastors or priests. (WOMEN5) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • A4MALES from State of Disunion Survey, 1996LEARN MORE
    • The public schools provide one of the most important ways for teaching our children about the American story. If you were to decide which themes the schools should include, how important would each of the following be in your lesson about America -- would it be absolutely essential, very important, somewhat important, somewhat unimportant, very unimportant, or would you definitely leave it out? D. Our founders were part of a male-dominated culture that gave important roles to men while keeping women in the background. (A4MALES) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • C1FEMROL from State of Disunion Survey, 1996LEARN MORE
    • Now Id like to ask about some changes that have occurred in recent decades. Please tell me whether you feel each change was very good, mostly good, mostly bad, or very bad for our society: a. changes in the role of women in society. (C1FEMROL) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • I6HSWIFE from State of Disunion Survey, 1996LEARN MORE
    • Please tell me how much you think each of the following would help to improve things in this country. How about . . . f. if more women gave up their jobs and stayed home to care for their children? Would that help a lot, somewhat, only a little or not at all? (I6HSWIFE) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • CLGYWMEN from Economic Values Survey, 1992LEARN MORE
    • Would you say each of these statements is mostly true or mostly false? -- Clergy are mostly opposed to women having jobs outside the home. (CLGYWMEN) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • ORDAINMN from Gallup Poll of Catholics, 1987LEARN MORE
    • I will read eight items and after each, please tell me if it has strengthened your commitment to the Catholic Church, weakened it, or had no effect one way or the other. -- The policy of ordaining men, but not women, to the priesthood. (ORDAINMN) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • FEHOME from General Social Survey, 1998LEARN MORE
    • Do you agree or disagree with this statement? Women should take care of running their homes and leave running the country up to men. (FEHOME) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • FEPOL from General Social Survey, 1998LEARN MORE
    • Do you agree or disagree with this statement: Most men are better suited emotionally for politics than are most women. (FEPOL) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • FEMPR from ABC News the Pope & the Church, 2003LEARN MORE
    • (ASKED ONLY OF THOSE WHO IDENTIFED THEIR RELIGION AS CATHOLIC) Currently, women cannot become priests in the Roman Catholic Church. Do you favor or oppose that policy? (FEMPR) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • WOMEN1 from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in GuatemalaLEARN MORE
    • Now I am going to read you another series of statements on some different topics. For each statement, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly disagree with it or completely disagree with it. The first one is: when jobs are scarce, men should have more right to a job than women. (WOMEN1) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • WOMEN2 from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in GuatemalaLEARN MORE
    • Now I am going to read you another series of statements on some different topics. For each statement, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly disagree with it or completely disagree with it. On the whole, men make better political leaders than women do. (WOMEN2) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • WOMEN5 from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in GuatemalaLEARN MORE
    • Now I am going to read you another series of statements on some different topics. For each statement, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly disagree with it or completely disagree with it. Women should be allowed to serve as pastors or priests. (WOMEN5) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • WOMEN1 from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in KenyaLEARN MORE
    • Now I am going to read you another series of statements on some different topics. For each statement, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly disagree with it or completely disagree with it. The first one is: when jobs are scarce, men should have more right to a job than women. (WOMEN1) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • WOMEN2 from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in KenyaLEARN MORE
    • Now I am going to read you another series of statements on some different topics. For each statement, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly disagree with it or completely disagree with it. On the whole, men make better political leaders than women do. (WOMEN2) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • WOMEN5 from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in KenyaLEARN MORE
    • Now I am going to read you another series of statements on some different topics. For each statement, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly disagree with it or completely disagree with it. Women should be allowed to serve as pastors or priests. (WOMEN5) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • FEHOME from General Social Survey, 1978LEARN MORE
    • Do you agree or disagree with this statement: Women should take care of running their homes and leave running the country up to men. (FEHOME) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • FEPOL from General Social Survey, 1978LEARN MORE
    • Do you agree or disagree with this statement: Most men are better suited emotionally for politics than are most women. (FEPOL) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • TRADWMN from December 2006 Values Update SurveyLEARN MORE
    • Do you completely agree, mostly agree, mostly disagree, or completely disagree? Women should return to their traditional roles in society. (TRADWMN) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • GENDR4 from Faith and Family in America, 2005LEARN MORE
    • Now I am going to read to you a list of statements. For each of the following, please tell me if you agree or disagree with the statement. If you neither agree nor disagree with the statement, please say so. - A job is all right, but what most women really want is a home and children. (GENDR4) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • ALLOWED from Lilly Survey of Attitudes and Social NetworksLEARN MORE
    • Women should be allowed to be [head pastors/priests (if Catholic)]. Do you strongly agree, moderately agree, slightly agree, slightly disagree, moderately disagree, or strongly disagree? (ALLOWED) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • PRSTWMN from Gallup Poll of Catholics, 1992LEARN MORE
    • There is a growing shortage of parish priests in the United States, forcing the closing of parishes. A number of suggestions have been offered to deal with the problem. For each suggestion, please say whether you support or oppose these suggestions. -- Expand the priesthood to women. (PRSTWMN) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • WMNORDND from Gallup Poll of Catholics, 1992LEARN MORE
    • We are asking about church issues, in your case, Catholic church issues. For each, please tell me whether you agree strongly, agree somewhat, disagree somewhat, or disagree strongly. -- It would be a good thing if women were allowed to be ordained as priests. (WMNORDND) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • FEHOME from General Social Survey, 1994LEARN MORE
    • Do you agree or disagree with this statement? Women should take care of running their homes and leave running the country up to men. (FEHOME) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • FEPOL from General Social Survey, 1994LEARN MORE
    • Do you agree or disagree with this statement: Most men are better suited emotionally for politics than are most women. (FEPOL) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • HOMEKID from General Social Survey, 1994LEARN MORE
    • A job is alright, but what most women really want is a home and children- do you agree or disagree? (HOMEKID) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • WRKBABY from General Social Survey, 1994LEARN MORE
    • Should women work outside the home full-time, part-time, or not at all when there is a child under school age? (WRKBABY) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • WRKGROWN from General Social Survey, 1994LEARN MORE
    • Should women work outside the home full-time, part-time, or not at all after the children leave home (WRKGROWN) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • WRKNOKID from General Social Survey, 1994LEARN MORE
    • Do you think that women should work outside the home full-time, part-time, or not at all after marrying and before there are children? (WRKNOKID) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • WRKSCH from General Social Survey, 1994LEARN MORE
    • Should women work outside the home full-time, part-time, or not at all after the youngest child starts school? (WRKSCH) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • GDRTLN80 from Marital Instability over the Life Course: A Five-Wave Panel Study, Wave I (1980)LEARN MORE
    • Here are some statements about mens and womens roles. I would like you to tell me whether you strongly agree, agree, disagree, or strongly disagree with each statement (READ RESPONSE AS REQUIRED.) A working mother can establish just as good a relationship with her children as a mother who does not work. (GDRTLN80) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • HRSPNS80 from Marital Instability over the Life Course: A Five-Wave Panel Study, Wave I (1980)LEARN MORE
    • Here are some statements about mens and womens roles. I would like you to tell me whether you strongly agree, agree, disagree, or strongly disagree with each statement (READ RESPONSE AS REQUIRED.) Even though a wife works outside the home, the husband should be the main breadwinner and the wife should have the responsibility for the home and children. (HRSPNS80) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • SHRCHR80 from Marital Instability over the Life Course: A Five-Wave Panel Study, Wave I (1980)LEARN MORE
    • Here are some statements about mens and womens roles. I would like you to tell me whether you strongly agree, agree, disagree, or strongly disagree with each statement (READ RESPONSE AS REQUIRED.) If his wife works full-time, a husband should share equally in household chores such as cooking, cleaning, and washing. (SHRCHR80) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • WIFTSK80 from Marital Instability over the Life Course: A Five-Wave Panel Study, Wave I (1980)LEARN MORE
    • Here are some statements about mens and womens roles. I would like you to tell me whether you strongly agree, agree, disagree, or strongly disagree with each statement (READ RESPONSE AS REQUIRED.) A womans most important task in life should be taking care of her children. (WIFTSK80) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • WNTWK80 from Marital Instability over the Life Course: A Five-Wave Panel Study, Wave I (1980)LEARN MORE
    • Here are some statements about mens and womens roles. I would like you to tell me whether you strongly agree, agree, disagree, or strongly disagree with each statement (READ RESPONSE AS REQUIRED.) If jobs are scarce, a woman whose husband can support her ought to have a job. (WNTWK80) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • NOWMNORD from Gallup Poll of Catholics, 1993LEARN MORE
    • Now I will read three statements about the priesthood. After each, please tell me if you agree strongly, agree somewhat, disagree somewhat, or disagree strongly? -- Since the original leaders of the Church were men, women should not be ordained to the priesthood. (NOWMNORD) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • FEHOME from General Social Survey, 1993LEARN MORE
    • Do you agree or disagree with this statement? Women should take care of running their homes and leave running the country up to men. (FEHOME) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • FEPOL from General Social Survey, 1993LEARN MORE
    • Tell me if you agree or disagree with this statement: Most men are better suited emotionally for politics than are most women. (FEPOL) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • WOMENORD from Four-State Church Involvement Study, 1988LEARN MORE
    • Please tell me if you agree or disagree with each of these statements: If unsure, all things considered, do you tend to agree or disagree? -- I support the ordination of women; that is, I think women should be allowed to be ministers. (WOMENORD) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • INFLNC10 from National Survey of the Religious Life Futures Project, 1990LEARN MORE
    • Some possible influences on religious life are listed below. Indicate the degree to which you feel each of these issues or events would favorably influence the future of religious life. -- The ordination of women (INFLNC10) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • AGRWMSIL from Dimensions of Religious Commitment, 1988LEARN MORE
    • Please read each of the following statements and do TWO things: FIRST, decide whether the statement is from the Bible or not; and SECOND, indicate whether or not you agree with the statement. (Please do this even if you think the statement is not from the Bible.) Let your women keep silence in the churches: for it is not permitted unto them to speak. Do you agree? (AGRWMSIL) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • WOMEN from Tulsa, Oklahoma Area Survey, 1986LEARN MORE
    • Please tell me whether you are generally for or against the efforts to strengthen womens rights in society. (WOMEN) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • PANTS from Middletown Area Study, 1998LEARN MORE
    • ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ATTEND CHURCH: My congregation thinks it is wrong for women to wear pants to church on Sunday. (PANTS) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • WOLEAD from Middletown Area Study, 1998LEARN MORE
    • ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ATTEND CHURCH: My congregation would allow women to be religious leaders, such as by letting them preach? (WOLEAD) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • DSRVWOMN from Middletown Area Study, 2000LEARN MORE
    • Some people say that over the last few years women have gotten more than they deserve in this world. Do you: (DSRVWOMN) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • ROLESHAR from Middletown Area Study, 2000LEARN MORE
    • In general, men and women should share equally in the role of being the breadwinner for the family. Do you: (ROLESHAR) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • EQROLES from Middletown Area Study, 1990LEARN MORE
    • How much do you agree or disagree with this statement? American society should change so that women have just as much power as men in making business and governmental decisions. (EQROLES) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • RELGC22A from Dimensions of Religious Commitment, 1986LEARN MORE
    • Please read each of the following statements and do TWO things: FIRST, decide whether the statement is from the Bible or not; and SECOND, indicate whether or not you agree with the statement. (Please do this even if you think the statement is not from the Bible.) - Let your women keep silence in the churches: for it is not permitted unto them to speak. Do you agree? (RELGC22A) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • SEXROLES from Middletown Area Study, 1987LEARN MORE
    • Now I am going to read several opinion statements on a variety of issues and for each of those statements, I would like you to tell me whether you strongly agree, agree, disagree, or strongly disagree. -- Women should take care of running their homes and leave running the country to men. (SEXROLES) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • LESSJOBS from Middletown Area Study, 1988LEARN MORE
    • In general, our schools today are pushing too many women to pursue traditional womens jobs such as nursing and clerical work. (LESSJOBS) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • WOMEN from Tulsa, Oklahoma Area Survey, 1985LEARN MORE
    • FOR THE FOLLOWING PUBLIC ISSUE, PLEASE TELL ME WHETHER YOU ARE STRONGLY FOR IT, FOR IT, AGAINST IT, OR STRONGLY AGAINST IT. What do you think about the efforts to strengthen womens rights in society? (WOMEN) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • RELGC22A from Dimensions of Religious Commitment, 1987LEARN MORE
    • Please read each of the following statements and do TWO things: FIRST, decide whether the statement is from the Bible or not; and SECOND, indicate whether or not you agree with the statement. (Please do this even if you think the statement is not from the Bible.) - Let your women keep silence in the churches: for it is not permitted unto them to speak. Do you agree? (RELGC22A) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • AGREE2J from July 2003 Values Update SurveyLEARN MORE
    • [ASK ONLY IF FORM= 2 2]Now I am going to read you another series of statements on some different topics. For each statement, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly DISagree with it or completely disagree with it. : Women should return to their traditional roles in society (AGREE2J) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
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