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Alcohol, Morality of - Measurement Concept

Does the respondent this it is wrong to consume alcohol?
56 Questions match selected parameters.

Survey Questions

ALCOHL98 from National Congregations Study, Panel Dataset (1998 and 2006-2007)
(alcohol_98) Does your congregation prohibit the use of alcohol?
 TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data20.8
1) Yes5922.5
2) No20176.7
Total262100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 2007
Cases: 262
Variables: 742
Scope: U.S. Samples
Frame: Congregations
Sample: Random Samples
Mode: In-Person
LDRALC06 from National Congregations Study, Panel Dataset (1998 and 2006-2007)
(ldralcmd_06) Regarding leadership, if they were otherwise qualified, would the following types of people be permitted to hold all of the volunteer leadership positions open to other members: Someone who drinks alcohol in moderation?
 TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data10.4
1) Yes20076.3
2) No5521.0
3) Don't know62.3
Total262100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 2007
Cases: 262
Variables: 742
Scope: U.S. Samples
Frame: Congregations
Sample: Random Samples
Mode: In-Person
MBRALC06 from National Congregations Study, Panel Dataset (1998 and 2006-2007)
(mbralcmd_06) Would the following types of people be permitted to be full-fledged members of your congregation: Someone who drinks alcohol in moderation?
 TOTAL%
-3) All other missing data10.4
1) Yes23087.8
2) No186.9
3) Don't know135.0
Total262100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 2007
Cases: 262
Variables: 742
Scope: U.S. Samples
Frame: Congregations
Sample: Random Samples
Mode: In-Person
PROHIB2 from U.S. Congregational Life Survey, 2001, Random Profile
Does your congregation or denomination have any special rules or prohibitions regarding the following? Drinking alcohol.
 TOTAL%
1) Yes10024.9
2) No30275.1
Missing22
Total402100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 2001
Cases: 424
Variables: 293
Scope: U.S. Samples
Frame: Congregations
Sample: Random Samples
Mode: Other: Self-administered surveys of congregational leaders
DRINKING from Houston Area Survey, 1982-2010
For/Against: What about raising the drinking age to 21 throughout the United States? (85)
 TOTAL%
-1) RF/DK132.4
0) Against11020.0
1) For42777.6
Missing17993
Total550100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 2010
Cases: 17898
Variables: 770
Scope: Single Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Samples
Mode: Phone
ASKDRINK from General Social Survey, 2000
Before giving an individual a Secret or Top Secret clearance, the government should have the right to ask him or her detailed, personal questions in the following areas: Alcohol use
 TOTAL%
1) Definitely should88462.3
2) Probably should37026.1
3) Probably should not866.1
4) Definitely should not402.8
8) Don't know322.3
9) No answer70.5
Missing1398
Total1419100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 2000
Cases: 2817
Variables: 1065
Scope: U.S. Samples
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Samples
Mode: In-Person
ALCOHOL from Spirit and Power - A 10-Country Survey of Pentecostals
Please tell me for each of the following items whether you think it can always be justified, sometimes be justified, or never be justified: drinking alcohol.
 TOTAL%
1) Always justified 6.0
2) Sometimes justified 31.3
3) Never justified 60.6
8) Don't know 1.7
9) Refused 0.3
Survey Details  
Year: 2006
Cases: 11028
Variables: 200
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: Pentecostals and Charismatics
Sample: Unknown Sample Types
Mode: Other: Telephone interviews in the United States and in-person in other countries.
Q37A from Baylor Religion Survey, Wave I (2005)
Q37 How do you feel about the following... a. The consumption of alcohol
 TOTAL%
1) Always wrong1398.2
2) Almost always wrong1327.8
3) Only wrong sometimes70941.9
4) Not wrong at all71142.0
Missing30
Total1691100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 2005
Cases: 1721
Variables: 395
Scope: U.S. Samples
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Samples
Mode: Mixed Mode
ALCOHOL from Spirit and Power - Survey of Pentecostals in Brazil
Please tell me for each of the following items whether you think it can always be justified, sometimes be justified, or never be justified: drinking alcohol.
 TOTAL%
1) Always justified 11.0
2) Sometimes justified 44.0
3) Never justified 44.6
8) Don't know 0.4
9) Refused 0.0
Total1000100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 2006
Cases: 1000
Variables: 127
Scope: Other: Brazil, urban areas
Frame: Other: Adults
Sample: Random Samples
Mode: In-Person
Q85E from Sub-Saharan Africa Religion Survey, 2010
Q85E [NEXT, I'M GOING TO READ SOME BEHAVIORS. FOR EACH, PLEASE TELL ME WHETHER YOU PERSONALLY BELIEVE THAT IT IS MORALLY ACCEPTABLE, MORALLY WRONG, OR IS IT NOT A MORAL ISSUE?] Drinking alcohol
 TOTAL%
1) Morally acceptable 13.8
2) Morally wrong 65.9
3) Not a moral issue 13.5
4) Depends on situation 5.7
8) Don't know 0.8
9) Refused 0.3
Total25091100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 2009
Cases: 25091
Variables: 203
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: Adults
Sample: Random Samples
Mode: In-Person
ALCOHOL from Spirit and Power - Survey of Pentecostals in Chile
Please tell me for each of the following items whether you think it can always be justified, sometimes be justified, or never be justified: drinking alcohol.
 TOTAL%
1) Always justified 6.8
2) Sometimes justified 31.3
3) Never justified 56.3
8) Don't know 4.7
9) Refused 0.8
Total988100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 2006
Cases: 988
Variables: 133
Scope: Other: Chile
Frame: Other: Adults
Sample: Random Samples
Mode: In-Person
ASKDRINK from General Social Survey, 1996
Before giving an individual a secret or top secret clearance, the government should have the right to ask him or her detailed, personal questions in the following areas: F. Alcohol use
 TOTAL%
1) Definitely should101969.8
2) Probably should31721.7
3) Probably should not674.6
4) Definitely should not281.9
8) Don't know251.7
9) No answer40.3
Missing1444
Total1460100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 1996
Cases: 2904
Variables: 1051
Scope: U.S. Samples
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Samples
Mode: In-Person
ALCOHOL from Spirit and Power - Survey of Pentecostals in South Africa
Please tell me for each of the following items whether you think it can always be justified, sometimes be justified, or never be justified: drinking alcohol.
 TOTAL%
1) Always justified 9.5
2) Sometimes justified 36.2
3) Never justified 52.0
8) Don't know 2.2
9) Refused 0.2
Total1137100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 2006
Cases: 1137
Variables: 128
Scope: Other: South Africa
Frame: Other: Adults
Sample: Random Samples
Mode: In-Person
ALCOHOL from Spirit and Power - Survey of Pentecostals in Chosen Regions of India
Please tell me for each of the following items whether you think it can always be justified, sometimes be justified, or never be justified: drinking alcohol.
 TOTAL%
1) Always justified 16.8
2) Sometimes justified 12.3
3) Never justified 68.7
8) Don't know 2.1
9) Refused 0.1
Total1224100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 2006
Cases: 1224
Variables: 128
Scope: Other: India
Frame: Other: Indian adults
Sample: Random Samples
Mode: Mailed
ALCOHOL from Spirit and Power - Survey of Pentecostals in the Philippines
Please tell me for each of the following items whether you think it can always be justified, sometimes be justified, or never be justified: drinking alcohol.
 TOTAL%
1) Always justified 2.6
2) Sometimes justified 40.2
3) Never justified 56.8
8) Don't know 0.4
9) Refused 0.0
Total1300100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 2006
Cases: 1300
Variables: 134
Scope: Other: Philippines
Frame: Other: Adults
Sample: Random Samples
Mode: In-Person
ALCOHOL from Generation Next Survey, 2006
And here are few things some people do. For each one, please tell me if you think it's something that's okay or not okay for other people to do - even if you might not do it yourself. Is it okay or not okay for other people to drink a lot of alcohol?
 TOTAL%
1) Okay 18.3
2) Not okay 77.7
3) (VOL.) Depends 3.3
9) (VOL.) Don't know/Refused 0.8
Total1501100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 2006
Cases: 1501
Variables: 140
Scope: U.S. Samples
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Samples
Mode: Phone
WALCOHOL from Politics of Character Survey, 2000
Now I am going to read a list of things that some people consider to be morally wrong. For each item, please select the response that best indicates how wrong you, personally, think it is when people engage in that behavior. E. Drinking alcohol (see note 1 on the ARDA summary page)
 TOTAL%
1) Wrong for all, and should not be legally tolerated14312.9
2) Wrong for all, but should be tolerated544.9
3) Right for some, but not for me personally16915.2
4) Right for me, but not necessarily for others17716.0
5) Right for all948.5
6) Not a moral issue47242.6
Missing94
Total1109100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 2000
Cases: 1203
Variables: 145
Scope: U.S. Samples
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Samples
Mode: Phone
ALCOHOL from Spirit and Power - Survey of Pentecostals in the United States
Please tell me for each of the following items whether you think it can always be justified, sometimes be justified, or never be justified: drinking alcohol.
 TOTAL%
1) Always justified 9.7
2) Sometimes justified 58.0
3) Never justified 29.3
8) Don't know 2.4
9) Refused 0.6
Total1074100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 2006
Cases: 1074
Variables: 129
Scope: U.S. Samples
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Samples
Mode: Phone
ALCOHOL from Spirit and Power - Survey of Pentecostals in South Korea
Please tell me for each of the following items whether you think it can always be justified, sometimes be justified, or never be justified: drinking alcohol.
 TOTAL%
1) Always justified 9.2
2) Sometimes justified 64.2
3) Never justified 26.0
8) Don't know 0.7
9) Refused 0.0
Total1000100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 2006
Cases: 1000
Variables: 127
Scope: Other: Korea
Frame: Other: Korean adults
Sample: Random Samples
Mode: Mailed
W6ALCOHL from State of Disunion Survey, 1996
Now I am going to read a list of things that some people consider to be morally wrong. For each item, please select the number that best indicates how wrong you, personally, think it is when people engage in that behavior. G. Drinking alcohol
 TOTAL%
1) Wrong for all, and should not be legally tolerated22311.3
2) Wrong for all, but should be tolerated28214.2
3) Right for some, but not for me personally55928.2
4) Right for me, but not necessarily for others35618.0
5) Right for all21210.7
6) Not a moral issue34917.6
Missing66
Total1981100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 1996
Cases: 2047
Variables: 497
Scope: U.S. Samples
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Samples
Mode: In-Person
ASKDRINK from General Social Survey, 1998
Before giving an individual a secret or top secret clearance, the government should have the right to ask him or her detailed, personal questions in the following areas: Alcohol use
 TOTAL%
1) Definitely should86562.4
2) Probably should36226.1
3) Probably should not886.3
4) Definitely should not382.7
8) Don't know251.8
9) No answer90.6
Missing1445
Total1387100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 1998
Cases: 2832
Variables: 858
Scope: U.S. Samples
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Samples
Mode: In-Person
MORAL_A from Religion and Public Life Survey, 2009
Is drinking alcohol morally acceptable, morally wrong, or is it not a moral issue? [Form 2 only] (Q180D)
 TOTAL%
1) Morally acceptable 20.2
2) Morally wrong 15.0
3) Not a moral issue 56.1
4) Depends on situation (VOL.) 6.1
9) Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 2.6
Missing3014
Total999100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 2009
Cases: 4013
Variables: 264
Scope: U.S. Samples
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Samples
Mode: Phone
FRSPEX3 from State of the First Amendment Survey, 1997
I'm going to read you some ways people might exercise their First Amendment right of free speech. For each, tell me if you agree or disagree that someone should be free to do it. Companies should be allowed to advertise liquor and alcohol products. Do you agree or disagree that people should be free to do this? PROBE: Do you strongly or mildly (agree/disagree)?
 TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree26025.4
2) Mildly agree36235.3
3) Mildly disagree12412.1
4) Strongly disagree25725.1
9) Don't know/Refused222.1
Total1025100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 1997
Cases: 1025
Variables: 108
Scope: U.S. Samples
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Samples
Mode: Phone
NODRINK from Faith Communities Today (FACT) 2000, Combined File
How much does your congregation, in its worship and education, emphasize the following home and personal practices? Abstinence from alcohol
 TOTAL%
0) Missing290.3
1) Not at all270324.1
2) A little200017.8
3) Some262523.4
4) Quite a bit177015.8
5) A great deal210418.7
Missing2763
Total11231100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 2000
Cases: 14301
Variables: 421
Scope: U.S. Samples
Frame: Congregations
Sample: Other: Stratified random samples of 26 different groups
Mode: Mixed Mode
ALCOHOL from Spirit and Power - Survey of Pentecostals in Guatemala
Please tell me for each of the following items whether you think it can always be justified, sometimes be justified, or never be justified: drinking alcohol.
 TOTAL%
1) Always justified 3.7
2) Sometimes justified 15.3
3) Never justified 79.2
8) Don't know 1.2
9) Refused 0.6
Total1305100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 2006
Cases: 1305
Variables: 133
Scope: Other: Guatemala
Frame: Other: Adults
Sample: Random Samples
Mode: In-Person
ALCOHOL from Spirit and Power - Survey of Pentecostals in Kenya
Please tell me for each of the following items whether you think it can always be justified, sometimes be justified, or never be justified: drinking alcohol.
 TOTAL%
1) Always justified 3.4
2) Sometimes justified 29.7
3) Never justified 66.8
8) Don't know 0.1
9) Refused 0.0
Total1001100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 2006
Cases: 1001
Variables: 134
Scope: Other: Kenya
Frame: Other: Adults
Sample: Random Samples
Mode: In-Person
ALCOHOL from Spirit and Power - Survey of Pentecostals in Nigeria
Please tell me for each of the following items whether you think it can always be justified, sometimes be justified, or never be justified: drinking alcohol.
 TOTAL%
1) Always justified 2.8
2) Sometimes justified 14.6
3) Never justified 82.1
8) Don't know 0.6
9) Refused 0.0
Total999100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 2006
Cases: 999
Variables: 133
Scope: Other: Nigeria
Frame: Other: Nigerian adults
Sample: Random Samples
Mode: Mailed
FRSPEE3 from State of the First Amendment Survey, 1999
I am going to read you some ways people might exercise their First Amendment right of free speech. For each, tell me if you agree or disagree that someone should be allowed to do it. Companies should be allowed to advertise liquor and alcohol products.
 TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree12123.7
2) Mildly agree20239.4
3) Mildly disagree397.5
4) Strongly disagree15029.3
Missing485
Total512100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 1999
Cases: 1001
Variables: 121
Scope: U.S. Samples
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Samples
Mode: Phone
FRSPEE4 from State of the First Amendment Survey, 1999
I am going to read you some ways people might exercise their First Amendment right of free speech. For each, tell me if you agree or disagree that someone should be allowed to do it. Companies should be allowed to advertise liquor and alcohol products on TV.
 TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree11724.3
2) Mildly agree13127.3
3) Mildly disagree479.9
4) Strongly disagree18438.4
Missing524
Total479100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 1999
Cases: 1001
Variables: 121
Scope: U.S. Samples
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Samples
Mode: Phone
FRSPEE9 from State of the First Amendment Survey, 1999
I am going to read you some ways people might exercise their First Amendment right of free speech. For each, tell me if you agree or disagree that someone should be allowed to do it. Companies should be allowed to advertise liquor and alcohol products on billboards.
 TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree24825.0
2) Mildly agree34634.8
3) Mildly disagree11111.2
4) Strongly disagree28929.1
Missing6
Total994100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 1999
Cases: 1001
Variables: 121
Scope: U.S. Samples
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Samples
Mode: Phone
D6ALCHOL from Survey On the Beliefs and Moral Values of America's Children, 1989
Imagine someone like yourself in the following situation and tell us what would most likely happen - You go to a party where some of your friends are drinking alcohol. Someone hands you a drink. In this situation, would you refuse the drink, take the glass but only pretend to drink it, drink with them but not feel great about it, or drink with them without worrying about it? (Not asked of elementary school students.)
 TOTAL%
1) Refuse the drink157545.7
2) Take the glass but only pretend to drink it42912.5
3) Drink with them but not feel great about it3239.4
4) Drink with them without worrying about it87525.4
5) Don't know2417.0
Missing2977
Total3443100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 1989
Cases: 5012
Variables: 166
Scope: U.S. Samples
Frame: Other: Girls and boys from 4th to 12th grade
Sample: Non-Random
Mode: In-Person
DRYUS from Southern Focus Poll, Non-South Survey, Fall 1999
There should be a law forbidding the sale of all beer, wine, and liquor throughout the nation.
 TOTAL%
1) Agree4210.4
2) Disagree34886.6
3) Don't know / Can't say / No answer123.0
Total402100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 1999
Cases: 402
Variables: 179
Scope: Regional Samples
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Samples
Mode: Phone
BEER from Salt Lake City and San Francisco Surveys of Mormons, 1967-1969 (Salt Lake City Sample)
Most of us probably feel that failure to live up to the Lord's commandments will have an adverse effect on our standing in His eyes, but that weakness in some commandments might be more serious than weakness in others. By circling the appropriate numbers below, please indicate how serious you believe each of the following to be -- Drinking beer
 TOTAL%
1) Very serious31334.2
2) Fairly serious30633.4
3) Not very serious18420.1
4) Scarcely matters at all10111.0
5) Can't decide111.2
Missing43
Total915100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 1969
Cases: 958
Variables: 267
Scope: Other: Regional samples of Mormons in Salt Lake City, UT and San Francisco, CA
Frame: Denominations
Sample: Random Samples
Mode: Mailed
ASKDRINK from General Social Survey, 1994
Before giving an individual a SECRET or TOP SECRET clearance, the government should have the right to ask him or her detailed, personal questions in the following areas: Alcohol use
 TOTAL%
1) Definitely should99567.5
2) Probably should36024.4
3) Probably should not654.4
4) Definitely should not302.0
8) Don't know130.9
9) No answer110.7
Missing1518
Total1474100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 1994
Cases: 2992
Variables: 852
Scope: U.S. Samples
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Samples
Mode: In-Person
HARDLIQR from Salt Lake City and San Francisco Surveys of Mormons, 1967-1969 (Salt Lake City Sample)
Most of us probably feel that failure to live up to the Lord's commandments will have an adverse effect on our standing in His eyes, but that weakness in some commandments might be more serious than weakness in others. By circling the appropriate numbers below, please indicate how serious you believe each of the following to be -- Drinking hard liquor such as whiskey
 TOTAL%
1) Very serious46250.3
2) Fairly serious25027.2
3) Not very serious12213.3
4) Scarcely matters at all778.4
5) Can't decide80.9
Missing39
Total919100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 1969
Cases: 958
Variables: 267
Scope: Other: Regional samples of Mormons in Salt Lake City, UT and San Francisco, CA
Frame: Denominations
Sample: Random Samples
Mode: Mailed
BLUELAWS from Winthrop University Student Religion Survey, 1996
Do you approve of the 'blue laws' in South Carolina (laws that forbid things like the sale of alcohol on Sundays)?
 TOTAL%
1) Definitely yes9531.5
2) Probably yes4514.9
3) Unsure3210.6
4) Probably not4715.6
5) Definitely not8327.5
Missing4
Total302100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 1996
Cases: 306
Variables: 46
Scope: Other: The target population for this survey was students at Winthrop University, a state university in South Carolina
Frame: Other: Lower-division, general education classes
Sample: Unknown Sample Types
Mode: Other: Self-report questionnaire
YDRNKBR from Young Adolescents and Their Parents, A National Study, 1984 - Youth Component
Jim is 13. Sometimes he and his friends get together to drink a couple cans of beer. How right or wrong are they to do this?
 TOTAL%
1) Very wrong375646.7
2) Wrong232828.9
3) Not sure134316.7
4) Right3594.5
5) Very right2593.2
Missing120
Total8045100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 1984
Cases: 8165
Variables: 360
Scope: U.S. Samples
Frame: Denominations
Sample: Random Samples
Mode: In-Person
YDRUGS from Young Adolescents and Their Parents, A National Study, 1984 - Youth Component
I worry about all the drugs and drinking I see around me.
 TOTAL%
1) Not at all125115.7
2) Very little171321.5
3) Somewhat218227.4
4) Quite a bit152319.1
5) Very much128716.2
Missing209
Total7956100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 1984
Cases: 8165
Variables: 360
Scope: U.S. Samples
Frame: Denominations
Sample: Random Samples
Mode: In-Person
DRKNMOD from Survey of Northern California Church Bodies, 1963
There has always been a good deal of discussion among Christians about how people ought to act in their daily lives. It is not always clear what characteristics ought to be admired and which ones we should disapprove of. Below you will find a series of descriptions of ways in which people act; for each, would you decide how much you would admire or disapprove of a person who acted this way. -- Drinks moderately
 TOTAL%
1) Admire him for it1013.6
2) Think it was all right186467.0
3) Be mildly disapproving of him55219.8
4) Be highly disapproving of him2669.6
Missing92
Total2783100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 1963
Cases: 2875
Variables: 629
Scope: Regional Samples
Frame: Other: Members of the sampled congregations were randomly selected.
Sample: Random Samples
Mode: Mailed
AGNSDRNK from Survey of Northern California Church Bodies, 1963
Would you please think about each of the religious beliefs listed below and then indicate how certain you are that it is true. -- Jesus was opposed to all drinking of alcohol.
 TOTAL%
1) Completely true2218.1
2) Probably true2549.4
3) Probably not true82930.5
4) Definitely not true141252.0
Missing159
Total2716100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 1963
Cases: 2875
Variables: 629
Scope: Regional Samples
Frame: Other: Members of the sampled congregations were randomly selected.
Sample: Random Samples
Mode: Mailed
PWRLIQUR from Survey of Northern California Church Bodies, 1963
Many people say some groups have too much power in this country and some have not enough, but they often disagree on which groups have too much or too little. For each of the following groups of people in America, please decide whether you think they have too much power, too little, or about the right amount of power in our nation's affairs. -- The liquor industry
 TOTAL%
1) Too much power153965.5
2) Too little power271.1
3) Just the right amount of power78333.3
Missing526
Total2349100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 1963
Cases: 2875
Variables: 629
Scope: Regional Samples
Frame: Other: Members of the sampled congregations were randomly selected.
Sample: Random Samples
Mode: Mailed
DRNKLIQR from Survey of Northern California Church Bodies, 1963
Now looking at the following list of items, would you please indicate whether you think it will definitely prevent salvation, possibly prevent salvation, or probably has no influence on salvation. -- Drinking liquor
 TOTAL%
1) Definitely prevent salvation1656.2
2) May Possibly prevent salvation94035.1
3) Probably has no influence on salvation157358.7
Missing197
Total2678100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 1963
Cases: 2875
Variables: 629
Scope: Regional Samples
Frame: Other: Members of the sampled congregations were randomly selected.
Sample: Random Samples
Mode: Mailed
FDRGDRNK from Young Adolescents and Their Parents, A National Study, 1984 - Father Component
I (meaning my child) worry - About all the drugs and drinking I see around me.
 TOTAL%
1) Not at all94622.1
2) Very little141433.0
3) Somewhat134531.4
4) Quite a bit4139.6
5) Very much1633.8
Missing3833
Total4281100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 1984
Cases: 8165
Variables: 380
Scope: U.S. Samples
Frame: Other: African Methodist Episcopal Church, American Lutheran Church, Baptist General Conference, Churches of God-General Conference, Evangelical Covenant Church, 4-H Extension, Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod, National Associations of Homes for Children, National
Sample: Random Samples
Mode: Other: Unknown - file summary simply says that survey "was administered"
FRTDRINK from Young Adolescents and Their Parents, A National Study, 1984 - Father Component
Jim is 13. Sometimes he and his friends get together to drink a couple cans of beer. How right or wrong are they to do this?
 TOTAL%
1) Very wrong221952.4
2) Wrong170740.3
3) I'm not sure2125.0
4) Right350.8
5) Very right631.5
Missing3878
Total4236100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 1984
Cases: 8165
Variables: 380
Scope: U.S. Samples
Frame: Other: African Methodist Episcopal Church, American Lutheran Church, Baptist General Conference, Churches of God-General Conference, Evangelical Covenant Church, 4-H Extension, Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod, National Associations of Homes for Children, National
Sample: Random Samples
Mode: Other: Unknown - file summary simply says that survey "was administered"
FWDRUGS from Young Adolescents and Their Parents, A National Study, 1984 - Father Component
In being a parent, how much does the following worry or concern you? - Your child's being around drugs and alcohol
 TOTAL%
1) Not at all3768.8
2) A little73917.3
3) Some94822.2
4) Quite a bit96422.6
5) Very much124629.2
Missing3841
Total4273100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 1984
Cases: 8165
Variables: 380
Scope: U.S. Samples
Frame: Other: African Methodist Episcopal Church, American Lutheran Church, Baptist General Conference, Churches of God-General Conference, Evangelical Covenant Church, 4-H Extension, Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod, National Associations of Homes for Children, National
Sample: Random Samples
Mode: Other: Unknown - file summary simply says that survey "was administered"
BEER from Salt Lake City and San Francisco Surveys of Mormons, 1967-1969 (San Francisco Sample)
Most of us probably feel that failure to live up to the Lord's commandments will have an adverse effect on our standing in His eyes, but that weakness in some commandments might be more serious than weakness in others. By circling the appropriate numbers below, please indicate how serious you believe each of the following to be -- Drinking beer
 TOTAL%
1) Very serious6021.2
2) Fairly serious8128.6
3) Not very serious6824.0
4) Scarcely matters at all6924.4
5) Can't decide51.8
Missing13
Total283100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 1969
Cases: 296
Variables: 267
Scope: Single Sample
Frame: Denominations
Sample: Random Samples
Mode: Mailed
HARDLIQR from Salt Lake City and San Francisco Surveys of Mormons, 1967-1969 (San Francisco Sample)
Most of us probably feel that failure to live up to the Lord's commandments will have an adverse effect on our standing in His eyes, but that weakness in some commandments might be more serious than weakness in others. By circling the appropriate numbers below, please indicate how serious you believe each of the following to be -- Drinking hard liquor such as whiskey
 TOTAL%
1) Very serious8931.1
2) Fairly serious7927.6
3) Not very serious5418.9
4) Scarcely matters at all6021.0
5) Can't decide41.4
Missing10
Total286100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 1969
Cases: 296
Variables: 267
Scope: Single Sample
Frame: Denominations
Sample: Random Samples
Mode: Mailed
DRYUS from Southern Focus Poll, South Survey, Fall 1999
There should be a law forbidding the sale of all beer, wine, and liquor throughout the nation.
 TOTAL%
1) Agree17220.3
2) Disagree64676.3
3) Don't know/Can't say/No answer293.4
Total847100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 1999
Cases: 847
Variables: 137
Scope: Regional Samples
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Samples
Mode: Phone
MDRGDRNK from Young Adolescents and Their Parents, A National Study, 1984 - Mother Component
I (meaning my child) worry - About all the drugs and drinking I see around me.
 TOTAL%
1) Not at all149325.0
2) Very little178229.8
3) Somewhat189131.6
4) Quite a bit59810.0
5) Very much2193.7
Missing2134
Total5983100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 1984
Cases: 8165
Variables: 380
Scope: U.S. Samples
Frame: Other: African Methodist Episcopal Church, American Lutheran Church, Baptist General Conference, Churches of God-General Conference, Evangelical Covenant Church, 4-H Extension, Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod, National Associations of Homes for Children, National
Sample: Random Samples
Mode: In-Person
MPARDRNK from Young Adolescents and Their Parents, A National Study, 1984 - Mother Component
I (meaning my child) worry - About how much my mother or father drinks.
 TOTAL%
1) Not at all455176.1
2) Very little75612.6
3) Somewhat4046.8
4) Quite a bit1522.5
5) Very much1182.0
Missing2136
Total5981100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 1984
Cases: 8165
Variables: 380
Scope: U.S. Samples
Frame: Other: African Methodist Episcopal Church, American Lutheran Church, Baptist General Conference, Churches of God-General Conference, Evangelical Covenant Church, 4-H Extension, Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod, National Associations of Homes for Children, National
Sample: Random Samples
Mode: In-Person
MRTDRINK from Young Adolescents and Their Parents, A National Study, 1984 - Mother Component
Jim is 13. Sometimes he and his friends get together to drink a couple cans of beer. How right or wrong are they to do this?
 TOTAL%
1) Very wrong400167.4
2) Wrong171128.8
3) I'm not sure1322.2
4) Right210.4
5) Very right711.2
Missing2181
Total5936100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 1984
Cases: 8165
Variables: 380
Scope: U.S. Samples
Frame: Other: African Methodist Episcopal Church, American Lutheran Church, Baptist General Conference, Churches of God-General Conference, Evangelical Covenant Church, 4-H Extension, Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod, National Associations of Homes for Children, National
Sample: Random Samples
Mode: In-Person
ABSTAIN from Middletown Area Study, 1998
ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ATTEND CHURCH: To what extent does your congregation teach that to be in God's favor a person needs to completely give up many behaviors that one might otherwise enjoy, such as drinking alcohol and dancing?
 TOTAL%
1) It is a major teaching of your congregation7319.4
2) It is one of the teachings6417.0
3) It is mentioned once in a while9926.3
4) It is never mentioned12533.2
9) Don't know164.2
Missing150
Total377100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 1998
Cases: 527
Variables: 99
Scope: Single Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Samples
Mode: Phone
MWDRUGS from Young Adolescents and Their Parents, A National Study, 1984 - Mother Component
In being a parent, how much does the following worry or concern you? - Your child's being around drugs and alcohol
 TOTAL%
1) Not at all66511.1
2) A little112718.9
3) Some141723.7
4) Quite a bit113819.1
5) Very much162427.2
Missing2146
Total5971100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 1984
Cases: 8165
Variables: 380
Scope: U.S. Samples
Frame: Other: African Methodist Episcopal Church, American Lutheran Church, Baptist General Conference, Churches of God-General Conference, Evangelical Covenant Church, 4-H Extension, Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod, National Associations of Homes for Children, National
Sample: Random Samples
Mode: In-Person
ABSTAIN from Middletown Area Study, 1997
ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ATTEND CHURCH: To what extent does your congregation teach that to be in God's favor a person needs to completely give up many behaviors that one might otherwise enjoy, such as drinking alcohol and dancing? Would you say:
 TOTAL%
1) It is a major teaching of your congregation5020.4
2) It is one of the teachings4518.4
3) It is mentioned once in a while7831.8
4) It is never mentioned5221.2
9) Don't know208.2
Missing135
Total245100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 1997
Cases: 380
Variables: 92
Scope: Single Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Samples
Mode: Phone
ALCOHOL from Middletown Area Study, 1987
How serious is the problem of alcoholism in Delaware County?
 TOTAL%
1) Very serious112.8
2) Somewhat serious12631.7
3) Not at all serious16240.7
4) Don't know9924.9
Missing2
Total398100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 1987
Cases: 400
Variables: 107
Scope: Single Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Samples
Mode: Phone
GIVEUP from Middletown Area Study, 2002
To what extent does the congregation you attend teach that to be in God's favor a person needs to completely give up many behaviors that one might otherwise enjoy, such as drinking, dancing and gambling? Would you say:
 TOTAL%
1) It is never mentioned4018.6
2) It is mentioned once in a while6731.2
3) It is one of the teachings5726.5
4) It is a major teaching of your church5123.7
Missing197
Total215100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 2002
Cases: 412
Variables: 48
Scope: Single Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Samples
Mode: Phone

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