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Faith Matters Survey, 2006 - Codebook

All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).

1) Case ID (ID)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total310818,329.2216,196.94
2) Study (STUDY)
3) S-1. INTERVIEWER: Record respondent's gender (GENDER)
 TOTAL%
1) Male145046.7
2) Female165853.3
Total3108100.0
4) S-2A. We're interested in how people spend their time. In the last seven days did you do the following? How about have a meal at a restaurant? (WKMEAL)
 TOTAL%
0) No80325.8
1) Yes229273.7
8) Don't know/No opinion40.1
9) No answer/Refused90.3
Total3108100.0
5) S-2B. We're interested in how people spend their time. In the last seven days did you do the following? How about go to a sporting event? (WKSPRT)
 TOTAL%
0) No262084.3
1) Yes47815.4
9) No answer/Refused100.3
Total3108100.0
6) S-2C. We're interested in how people spend their time. In the last seven days did you do the following? How about attend religious services? (WKRELIG)
 TOTAL%
0) No166953.7
1) Yes143846.3
8) Don't know/No opinion10.0
Total3108100.0
7) Question order: 2_1_01 (ROTS2_01)
 TOTAL%
1) Have a meal at a restaurant103933.4
2) Go to a sporting event107834.7
3) Attend religious services99131.9
Total3108100.0
8) Question order: 2_1_02 (ROTS2_02)
 TOTAL%
1) Have a meal at a restaurant104933.8
2) Go to a sporting event96431.1
3) Attend religious services109035.1
Missing5
Total3103100.0
9) Question order: 2_1_03 (ROTS2_03)
 TOTAL%
1) Have a meal at a restaurant101132.7
2) Go to a sporting event105734.2
3) Attend religious services102733.2
Missing13
Total3095100.0
10) 1_1a. About how many times in the past 12 months have you visited relatives in person or had them visit you? (CFAMVISI)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total310858.43138.01
11) 1-2a. Would you say on average in the last year you never did this, did it once, did it a few times, about once a month, twice a month, about once a week, or more than that? (FAMVISIT)
 TOTAL%
1) Never did this12.0
2) Once12.0
3) A few times35.9
4) 2-4 times23.9
5) 5-9 times35.9
6) About once a month on average59.8
7) Twice a month47.8
8) About once a week on average1019.6
9) More than once a week1427.5
98) Don't Know/No opinion815.7
Missing3057
Total51100.0
12) 1_1b. About how many times in the past 12 months have you attended a club meeting? (CCLUBMET)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total31089.7968.35
13) 1-2b. Would you say on average in the last year you never did this, did it once, did it a few times, about once a month, twice a month, about once a week, or more than that? (CLUBMEET)
 TOTAL%
1) Never did this214.3
4) 2-4 times214.3
5) 5-9 times17.1
6) About once a month on average321.4
7) Twice a month17.1
8) About once a week on average214.3
9) More than once a week17.1
98) Don't Know/No opinion214.3
Missing3094
Total14100.0
14) 1_1c. About how many times in the past 12 months have you had friends over to your home? (CFRDVIST)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total310848.88135.81
15) 1-2c. Would you say on average in the last year you never did this, did it once, did it a few times, about once a month, twice a month, about once a week, or more than that? (FRDVISIT)
 TOTAL%
1) Never did this11.9
3) A few times35.8
4) 2-4 times23.8
6) About once a month on average59.6
7) Twice a month611.5
8) About once a week on average917.3
9) More than once a week1223.1
98) Don't Know/No opinion1121.2
99) No answer/Refused35.8
Missing3056
Total52100.0
16) 1_1d. About how many times in the past 12 months have you attended any public meeting? (CPUBMEET)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total310811.2077.91
17) 1-2d. Would you say on average in the last year you never did this, did it once, did it a few times, about once a month, twice a month, about once a week, or more than that? (PUBMEET)
 TOTAL%
2) Once15.6
3) A few times15.6
4) 2-4 times316.7
5) 5-9 times15.6
6) About once a month on average211.1
7) Twice a month15.6
9) More than once a week211.1
98) Don't know/No opinion527.8
99) No answer/Refused211.1
Missing3090
Total18100.0
18) 1_1e. About how many times in the past 12 months have you been in the home of a neighbor? (CNEIHOME)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total310836.51123.52
19) 1-2e. Would you say on average in the last year you never did this, did it once, did it a few times, about once a month, twice a month, about once a week, or more than that? (NEIHOME)
 TOTAL%
1) Never did this12.3
2) Once49.3
3) A few times24.7
4) 2-4 times37.0
5) 5-9 times37.0
6) About once a month on average24.7
7) Twice a month716.3
8) About once a week on average511.6
9) More than once a week1023.3
98) Don't know/No opinion511.6
99) No answer/Refused12.3
Missing3065
Total43100.0
20) 1_1f. About how many times in the past 12 months have you chaired a meeting or gave a presentation or speech? (CCHRMTG)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total310810.9866.98
21) 1-2f. Would you say on average in the last year you never did this, did it once, did it a few times, about once a month, twice a month, about once a week, or more than that? (CHRMTG)
 TOTAL%
3) A few times18.3
6) About once a month on average325.0
7) Twice a month325.0
8) About once a week on average216.7
9) More than once a week18.3
98) Don't know/No opinion18.3
99) No answer/Refused18.3
Missing3096
Total12100.0
22) 1-3f. Where did it take place? Was it at work, at church, through a group you belong to or somewhere else? (CHRMTGLC_01) (CHRMT_01)
 TOTAL%
1) At work64747.9
2) At church25618.9
3) Through a group I belong to23517.4
4) Somewhere else21215.7
8) Don't know/No opinion20.1
Missing1756
Total1352100.0
23) 1-3f. Where did it take place? Was it at work, at church, through a group you belong to or somewhere else? (CHRMTGLC_02) (CHRMT_02)
 TOTAL%
2) At church8740.8
3) Through a group I belong to8238.5
4) Somewhere else4420.7
Missing2895
Total213100.0
24) 1-3f. Where did it take place? Was it at work, at church, through a group you belong to or somewhere else? (CHRMTGLC_03) (CHRMT_03)
 TOTAL%
3) Through a group I belong to2666.7
4) Somewhere else1333.3
Missing3069
Total39100.0
25) 1-3f. Where did it take place? Was it at work, at church, through a group you belong to or somewhere else? (CHRMTGLC_04) (CHRMT_04)
 TOTAL%
4) Somewhere else10100.0
Missing3098
Total10100.0
26) Question order: 1_1_01 (ROT1_1_01) (ROT1_1_1)
 TOTAL%
1) Visited relatives in person or had them visit you53817.3
2) Attended a club meeting50216.2
3) Had friends over to your home54017.4
4) Attended any public meeting in which there was discussion53217.1
5) Been in the home of a neighbor48215.5
6) Chaired a meeting or gave a presentation or speech51416.5
Total3108100.0
27) Question order: 1_1_02 (ROT1_1_02) (ROT1_1_2)
 TOTAL%
1) Visited relatives in person or had them visit you52016.7
2) Attended a club meeting54517.5
3) Had friends over to your home52817.0
4) Attended any public meeting in which there was discussion52817.0
5) Been in the home of a neighbor49015.8
6) Chaired a meeting or gave a presentation or speech49716.0
Total3108100.0
28) Question order: 1_1_03 (ROT1_1_03) (ROT1_1_3)
 TOTAL%
1) Visited relatives in person or had them visit you52817.0
2) Attended a club meeting50516.2
3) Had friends over to your home51516.6
4) Attended any public meeting in which there was discussion52016.7
5) Been in the home of a neighbor51916.7
6) Chaired a meeting or gave a presentation or speech52116.8
Total3108100.0
29) Question order: 1_1_04 (ROT1_1_04) (ROT1_1_4)
 TOTAL%
1) Visited relatives in person or had them visit you50116.1
2) Attended a club meeting53717.3
3) Had friends over to your home49616.0
4) Attended any public meeting in which there was discussion50916.4
5) Been in the home of a neighbor53517.2
6) Chaired a meeting or gave a presentation or speech53017.1
Total3108100.0
30) Question order: 1_1_05 (ROT1_1_05) (ROT1_1_5)
 TOTAL%
1) Visited relatives in person or had them visit you50416.2
2) Attended a club meeting51116.4
3) Had friends over to your home52216.8
4) Attended any public meeting in which there was discussion49315.9
5) Been in the home of a neighbor55117.7
6) Chaired a meeting or gave a presentation or speech52717.0
Total3108100.0
31) Question order: 1_1_06 (ROT1_1_06) (ROT1_1_6)
 TOTAL%
1) Visited relatives in person or had them visit you51716.6
2) Attended a club meeting50816.3
3) Had friends over to your home50716.3
4) Attended any public meeting in which there was discussion52616.9
5) Been in the home of a neighbor53117.1
6) Chaired a meeting or gave a presentation or speech51916.7
Total3108100.0
32) 1-4. Some people volunteer, others don't. Did you happen to volunteer in the past 12 months? By volunteering, I mean any unpaid work you've done to help people besides your family and friends or people you work with. (VOLYN)
 TOTAL%
0) No131542.3
1) Yes178757.5
8) Don't know/No opinion40.1
9) No answer/Refused20.1
Total3108100.0
33) 1-5. How many times in the past twelve months did you volunteer? (CVOLTIME)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total178742.20134.98
34) 1-6. Would you say on average in the last 12 months you never did this, did it once, did it a few times, volunteered about once a month, twice a month, about once a week, or more than that? (VOLTIMES)
 TOTAL%
2) Once26.5
3) A few times516.1
4) 2-4 times13.2
6) About once a month on average412.9
7) Twice a month26.5
8) About once a week on average722.6
9) More than once a week619.4
98) Don't know/No opinion412.9
Missing3077
Total31100.0
35) 1-7. Could you tell me whether you have done any volunteer work for a religious group or house of worship in the past 12 months? (VOLREL)
 TOTAL%
0) No85447.8
1) Yes93152.1
8) Don't know/No opinion20.1
Missing1321
Total1787100.0
36) 1-8a. How about for health care or fighting particular diseases? Have you done any volunteer work for health care or fighting particular diseases in the past 12 months? (VOLHEA)
 TOTAL%
0) No57163.9
1) Yes32236.0
8) Don't know/No opinion10.1
Missing2214
Total894100.0
37) 1-8b. How about for school or youth programs? Have you done any volunteer work for school or youth programs in the past 12 months? (VOLYOU)
 TOTAL%
0) No43148.2
1) Yes46251.7
8) Don't know/No opinion10.1
Missing2214
Total894100.0
38) 1-8c. How about for any organization to help the poor or elderly? Have you done any volunteer work for any organization to help the poor or elderly in the past 12 months? (VOLHUM)
 TOTAL%
0) No39544.2
1) Yes49955.8
Missing2214
Total894100.0
39) 1-8d. How about for any arts or cultural organizations? Have you done any volunteer work for any arts or cultural organizations in the past 12 months? (VOLARTS)
 TOTAL%
0) No71580.0
1) Yes17920.0
Missing2214
Total894100.0
40) 1-8e. How about for any neighborhood or civic group? Have you done any volunteer work for any neighborhood or civic group in the past 12 months? (VOLNEI)
 TOTAL%
0) No51757.8
1) Yes37541.9
8) Don't know/No opinion20.2
Missing2214
Total894100.0
41) Question order: 1_8_01 (ROT1_8_01) (ROT1_8_1)
 TOTAL%
1) For health care or fighting particular diseases67521.7
2) For school or youth programs59019.0
3) For any organization to help the poor or elderly62920.2
4) For any arts or cultural organizations55017.7
5) For any neighborhood or civic group66421.4
Total3108100.0
42) Question order: 1_8_02 (ROT1_8_02) (ROT1_8_2)
 TOTAL%
1) For health care or fighting particular diseases59119.0
2) For school or youth programs69422.3
3) For any organization to help the poor or elderly61519.8
4) For any arts or cultural organizations58418.8
5) For any neighborhood or civic group62420.1
Total3108100.0
43) Question order: 1_8_03 (ROT1_8_03) (ROT1_8_3)
 TOTAL%
1) For health care or fighting particular diseases61019.6
2) For school or youth programs60119.3
3) For any organization to help the poor or elderly59819.2
4) For any arts or cultural organizations65921.2
5) For any neighborhood or civic group64020.6
Total3108100.0
44) Question order: 1_8_04 (ROT1_8_04) (ROT1_8_4)
 TOTAL%
1) For health care or fighting particular diseases61819.9
2) For school or youth programs62120.0
3) For any organization to help the poor or elderly61919.9
4) For any arts or cultural organizations66921.5
5) For any neighborhood or civic group58118.7
Total3108100.0
45) Question order: 1_8_05 (ROT1_8_05) (ROT1_8_5)
 TOTAL%
1) For health care or fighting particular diseases61419.8
2) For school or youth programs60219.4
3) For any organization to help the poor or elderly64720.8
4) For any arts or cultural organizations64620.8
5) For any neighborhood or civic group59919.3
Total3108100.0
46) 1-9. How about for any non-religious group or organization? Have you done any volunteer work for such a group in the past 12 months? (VOLNOREL)
 TOTAL%
0) No26830.0
1) Yes62469.9
8) Don't know/No opinion10.1
Missing2215
Total893100.0
47) 1-10. Do you consider yourself very spiritual, moderately spiritual, slightly spiritual, or not spiritual at all? (SPIRITUAL) (SPIRTUAL)
 TOTAL%
0) Not spiritual at all1825.9
1) Slightly spiritual48315.5
2) Moderately spiritual135343.5
3) Very spiritual106734.3
8) Don't know/No opinion170.5
9) No answer/Refused60.2
Total3108100.0
48) 1-11. How important is religion in your daily life? Is it extremely important, very important, somewhat important, or not at all important? (RELIMP)
 TOTAL%
0) Not important at all36611.8
1) Somewhat important79425.5
2) Very important108234.8
3) Extremely important84427.2
5) Missing80.3
8) Don't know/No opinion130.4
9) No answer/Refused10.0
Total3108100.0
49) 2-1. Next I'd like to ask you a few questions about television and newspapers. How many days in the past week did you read a daily newspaper? (PAPER)
 TOTAL%
0) None57518.5
1) 141113.2
2) 231710.2
3) 32618.4
4) 41434.6
5) 51665.3
6) 6902.9
7) 7114136.7
8) Don't know40.1
Total3108100.0
50) 2-2. How many hours per day do you spend watching TV (television) on an average weekday, that is Monday through Friday? (TVHRS)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total31084.179.16
51) 3-1a. Have you been involved in the past 12 months with this kind of group. How about . . . A hobby, sports, arts, music, or other leisure activity group? (GRPLEISURE) (GRPLEISR)
 TOTAL%
0) No154249.6
1) Yes156550.4
8) Don't know/No opinion10.0
Total3108100.0
52) 3-1b. Have you been involved in the past 12 months with this kind of group. How about . . . A service, social welfare, or fraternal organization? (GRPFRAT)
 TOTAL%
0) No241977.8
1) Yes68322.0
8) Don't know/No opinion60.2
Total3108100.0
53) 3-1c. Have you been involved in the past 12 months with this kind of group. How about . . . A youth, parent, or school-support organization? (GRPYOU)
 TOTAL%
0) No205466.1
1) Yes105233.8
8) Don't know/No opinion10.0
9) No answer/Refused10.0
Total3108100.0
54) 3-1d. Have you been involved in the past 12 months with this kind of group. How about . . . A professional, trade, farm, or business association? (GRPPROF)
 TOTAL%
0) No216369.6
1) Yes94130.3
8) Don't know/No opinion30.1
9) No answer/Refused10.0
Total3108100.0
55) 3-1e. Have you been involved in the past 12 months with this kind of group. How about . . . A neighborhood, ethnic or political association? (GRPNEI)
 TOTAL%
0) No248479.9
1) Yes62120.0
8) Don't know/No opinion20.1
9) No answer/Refused10.0
Total3108100.0
56) 3-1f. Have you been involved in the past 12 months with this kind of group. How about . . . A support group or self-help program for people with specific illnesses, disabilities, problems, or addictions, or for their families? (GRPHEA)
 TOTAL%
0) No233175.0
1) Yes77224.8
8) Don't know/No opinion40.1
9) No answer/Refused10.0
Total3108100.0
57) Question order: 3_1_01 (ROT3_1_01) (ROT3_1_1)
 TOTAL%
1) A hobby, sports, arts, music, other leisure activity group53317.1
2) A service, social welfare, or fraternal organization49115.8
3) A youth, parent, or school-support organization52817.0
4) A professional, trade, farm, or business association52216.8
5) A neighborhood, ethnic or political association51816.7
6) A support group or self-help program51616.6
Total3108100.0
58) Question order: 3_1_02 (ROT3_1_02) (ROT3_1_2)
 TOTAL%
1) A hobby, sports, arts, music, other leisure activity group50416.2
2) A service, social welfare, or fraternal organization50416.2
3) A youth, parent, or school-support organization54317.5
4) A professional, trade, farm, or business association49916.1
5) A neighborhood, ethnic or political association52016.7
6) A support group or self-help program53817.3
Total3108100.0
59) Question order: 3_1_03 (ROT3_1_03) (ROT3_1_3)
 TOTAL%
1) A hobby, sports, arts, music, other leisure activity group53617.2
2) A service, social welfare, or fraternal organization54517.5
3) A youth, parent, or school-support organization48515.6
4) A professional, trade, farm, or business association53717.3
5) A neighborhood, ethnic or political association48615.6
6) A support group or self-help program51916.7
Total3108100.0
60) Question order: 3_1_04 (ROT3_1_04) (ROT3_1_4)
 TOTAL%
1) A hobby, sports, arts, music, other leisure activity group53017.1
2) A service, social welfare, or fraternal organization52416.9
3) A youth, parent, or school-support organization50216.2
4) A professional, trade, farm, or business association50916.4
5) A neighborhood, ethnic or political association54017.4
6) A support group or self-help program50316.2
Total3108100.0
61) Question order: 3_1_05 (ROT3_1_05) (ROT3_1_5)
 TOTAL%
1) A hobby, sports, arts, music, other leisure activity group53517.2
2) A service, social welfare, or fraternal organization52917.0
3) A youth, parent, or school-support organization53717.3
4) A professional, trade, farm, or business association49916.1
5) A neighborhood, ethnic or political association48815.7
6) A support group or self-help program52016.7
Total3108100.0
62) Question order: 3_1_06 (ROT3_1_06) (ROT3_1_6)
 TOTAL%
1) A hobby, sports, arts, music, other leisure activity group47015.1
2) A service, social welfare, or fraternal organization51516.6
3) A youth, parent, or school-support organization51316.5
4) A professional, trade, farm, or business association54217.4
5) A neighborhood, ethnic or political association55617.9
6) A support group or self-help program51216.5
Total3108100.0
63) 3-2. Did any of the groups that you are involved with take any local action for social or political reform in the past 12 months? (REFORM)
 TOTAL%
0) No171372.0
1) Yes62726.4
8) Don't know/No opinion371.6
9) No answer/Refused10.0
Missing730
Total2378100.0
64) 3-3. Now, how about friends? About how many close friends do you have these days, if any? These are people you feel at ease with, can talk to about private matters, or call on for help. Would you say that you have . . .? (FRIENDS)
 TOTAL%
1) No close friends1314.2
2) 1-2 close friends57318.4
3) 3-5 close friends128941.5
4) 6-10 close friends67621.8
5) More than 10 close friends42213.6
8) Don't know/No opinion60.2
9) No answer/Refused110.4
Total3108100.0
65) 3-4a. Thinking now about these close friends--are any of them . . . a business owner? (BBUS)
 TOTAL%
0) No159353.8
1) Yes135745.8
8) Don't know/No opinion90.3
9) No answer/Refused10.0
Missing148
Total2960100.0
66) 3-4b. Thinking now about these close friends--are any of them . . . a manual worker? (BWORKER)
 TOTAL%
0) No137846.6
1) Yes156953.0
8) Don't know/No opinion120.4
9) No answer/Refused10.0
Missing148
Total2960100.0
67) 3-4c. Thinking now about these close friends--are any of them . . . white? (BWHT)
 TOTAL%
0) No2769.3
1) Yes267790.4
8) Don't know/No opinion40.1
9) No answer/Refused30.1
Missing148
Total2960100.0
68) 3-4d. Thinking now about these close friends--are any of them . . Latino or Hispanic? (BHISP)
 TOTAL%
0) No187763.4
1) Yes107536.3
8) Don't know/No opinion60.2
9) No answer/Refused20.1
Missing148
Total2960100.0
69) 3-4e. Thinking now about these close friends--are any of them . . . Asian? (BASN)
 TOTAL%
0) No238280.5
1) Yes56319.0
8) Don't know/No opinion110.4
9) No answer/Refused40.1
Missing148
Total2960100.0
70) 3-4f. Thinking now about these close friends--are any of them . . . African American or black? (BBLK)
 TOTAL%
0) No163655.3
1) Yes131244.3
8) Don't know/No opinion90.3
9) No answer/Refused30.1
Missing148
Total2960100.0
71) 3-4g. Thinking now about these close friends--are any of them . . . a community leader? (BLEADER)
 TOTAL%
0) No211871.6
1) Yes82527.9
8) Don't know/No opinion150.5
9) No answer/Refused20.1
Missing148
Total2960100.0
72) 3-4h. Thinking now about these close friends--are any of them . . gay or lesbian? (BGAY)
 TOTAL%
0) No111375.2
1) Yes31921.5
8) Don't know/No opinion453.0
9) No answer/Refused40.3
Missing1627
Total1481100.0
73) 3-4i. Thinking now about these close friends--are any of them . . . evangelical Christian? (BEVANG)
 TOTAL%
0) No168156.8
1) Yes102434.6
8) Don't know/No opinion2498.4
9) No answer/Refused60.2
Missing148
Total2960100.0
74) 3-4j. Thinking now about these close friends--are any of them . . . mainline Protestant, for example Methodist or Lutheran? (BMNPROT)
 TOTAL%
0) No136946.3
1) Yes137346.4
8) Don't know/No opinion2147.2
9) No answer/Refused40.1
Missing148
Total2960100.0
75) 3-4k. Thinking now about these close friends--are any of them . . . Jewish, Muslim, or some other non-Christian religion? (BNONXIAN)
 TOTAL%
0) No201368.0
1) Yes85028.7
8) Don't know/No opinion933.1
9) No answer/Refused40.1
Missing148
Total2960100.0
76) 3-4l. Thinking now about these close friends--are any of them . . . Catholic? (BCATH)
 TOTAL%
0) No103735.0
1) Yes178660.3
8) Don't know/No opinion1344.5
9) No answer/Refused30.1
Missing148
Total2960100.0
77) 3-4m. Thinking now about these close friends--are any of them . . . not religious? (BNOREL)
 TOTAL%
0) No148650.2
1) Yes131444.4
8) Don't know/No opinion1575.3
9) No answer/Refused30.1
Missing148
Total2960100.0
78) Question order: 3_4_01 (ROT3_4_01) (ROT3_4_1)
 TOTAL%
1) A business owner2458.3
3) White2277.7
4) Latino or Hispanic2478.3
5) Asian2659.0
6) African American or black2789.4
7) A community leader2207.4
8) Gay or lesbian2809.5
9) Evangelical Christian2498.4
10) Mainline Protestant, for example Methodist or Lutheran2378.0
11) Jewish, Muslim, or some other non-Christian religion2337.9
12) Catholic2408.1
13) Not religious2398.1
Missing148
Total2960100.0
79) Question order: 3_4_02 (ROT3_4_02) (ROT3_4_2)
 TOTAL%
1) A business owner2498.4
2) A manual worker2458.3
3) White2287.7
4) Latino or Hispanic2368.0
5) Asian2277.7
6) African American or black2538.6
7) A community leader2026.8
8) Gay or lesbian2478.3
9) Evangelical Christian2107.1
10) Mainline Protestant, for example Methodist or Lutheran2137.2
11) Jewish, Muslim, or some other non-Christian religion2147.2
12) Catholic2237.5
13) Not religious2127.2
Missing149
Total2959100.0
80) Question order: 3_4_03 (ROT3_4_03) (ROT3_4_3)
 TOTAL%
1) A business owner2227.5
2) A manual worker2498.4
3) White2207.4
4) Latino or Hispanic2257.6
5) Asian2388.0
6) African American or black1976.7
7) A community leader2287.7
8) Gay or lesbian1946.6
9) Evangelical Christian2488.4
10) Mainline Protestant, for example Methodist or Lutheran2448.2
11) Jewish, Muslim, or some other non-Christian religion2327.8
12) Catholic2187.4
13) Not religious2448.2
Missing149
Total2959100.0
81) Question order: 3_4_04 (ROT3_4_04) (ROT3_4_4)
 TOTAL%
1) A business owner2468.3
2) A manual worker2227.5
3) White2247.6
4) Latino or Hispanic2016.8
5) Asian2016.8
6) African American or black2648.9
7) A community leader2398.1
8) Gay or lesbian2327.8
9) Evangelical Christian2097.1
10) Mainline Protestant, for example Methodist or Lutheran2237.5
11) Jewish, Muslim, or some other non-Christian religion2197.4
12) Catholic2448.2
13) Not religious2357.9
Missing149
Total2959100.0
82) Question order: 3_4_05 (ROT3_4_05) (ROT3_4_5)
 TOTAL%
1) A business owner2388.0
2) A manual worker2468.3
3) White2327.8
4) Latino or Hispanic2067.0
5) Asian2137.2
6) African American or black2127.2
7) A community leader2598.8
8) Gay or lesbian2026.8
9) Evangelical Christian2398.1
10) Mainline Protestant, for example Methodist or Lutheran2267.6
11) Jewish, Muslim, or some other non-Christian religion2147.2
12) Catholic2428.2
13) Not religious2307.8
Missing149
Total2959100.0
83) Question order: 3_4_06 (ROT3_4_06) (ROT3_4_6)
 TOTAL%
1) A business owner2448.2
2) A manual worker2388.0
3) White1916.5
4) Latino or Hispanic2498.4
5) Asian2287.7
6) African American or black2177.3
7) A community leader1906.4
8) Gay or lesbian2347.9
9) Evangelical Christian2729.2
10) Mainline Protestant, for example Methodist or Lutheran2117.1
11) Jewish, Muslim, or some other non-Christian religion2468.3
12) Catholic2277.7
13) Not religious2127.2
Missing149
Total2959100.0
84) Question order: 3_4_07 (ROT3_4_07) (ROT3_4_7)
 TOTAL%
1) A business owner2347.9
2) A manual worker2448.2
3) White2347.9
4) Latino or Hispanic2388.0
5) Asian2247.6
6) African American or black2197.4
7) A community leader2317.8
8) Gay or lesbian2137.2
9) Evangelical Christian1986.7
10) Mainline Protestant, for example Methodist or Lutheran2327.8
11) Jewish, Muslim, or some other non-Christian religion2508.4
12) Catholic2067.0
13) Not religious2368.0
Missing149
Total2959100.0
85) Question order: 3_4_08 (ROT3_4_08) (ROT3_4_8)
 TOTAL%
1) A business owner2588.7
2) A manual worker2347.9
3) White2538.6
4) Latino or Hispanic2428.2
5) Asian2147.2
6) African American or black2117.1
7) A community leader2137.2
8) Gay or lesbian2438.2
9) Evangelical Christian2257.6
10) Mainline Protestant, for example Methodist or Lutheran1896.4
11) Jewish, Muslim, or some other non-Christian religion2207.4
12) Catholic2558.6
13) Not religious2026.8
Missing149
Total2959100.0
86) Question order: 3_4_09 (ROT3_4_09) (ROT3_4_9)
 TOTAL%
1) A business owner2388.0
2) A manual worker2588.7
3) White2337.9
4) Latino or Hispanic2217.5
5) Asian2287.7
6) African American or black1906.4
7) A community leader2277.7
8) Gay or lesbian2247.6
9) Evangelical Christian2378.0
10) Mainline Protestant, for example Methodist or Lutheran2608.8
11) Jewish, Muslim, or some other non-Christian religion1816.1
12) Catholic2307.8
13) Not religious2317.8
Missing150
Total2958100.0
87) Question order: 3_4_10 (ROT3_4_10) (RT3_4_10)
 TOTAL%
1) A business owner2618.8
2) A manual worker2388.0
3) White2337.9
4) Latino or Hispanic2368.0
5) Asian2327.8
6) African American or black2267.6
7) A community leader2177.3
8) Gay or lesbian2267.6
9) Evangelical Christian1836.2
10) Mainline Protestant, for example Methodist or Lutheran2438.2
11) Jewish, Muslim, or some other non-Christian religion2368.0
12) Catholic2067.0
13) Not religious2207.4
Missing151
Total2957100.0
88) Question order: 3_4_11 (ROT3_4_11) (RT3_4_11)
 TOTAL%
1) A business owner2548.6
2) A manual worker2618.8
3) White2197.4
4) Latino or Hispanic2217.5
5) Asian2287.7
6) African American or black2317.8
7) A community leader2578.7
8) Gay or lesbian2036.9
9) Evangelical Christian2067.0
10) Mainline Protestant, for example Methodist or Lutheran2237.5
11) Jewish, Muslim, or some other non-Christian religion2337.9
12) Catholic1976.7
13) Not religious2247.6
Missing151
Total2957100.0
89) Question order: 3_4_12 (ROT3_4_12) (RT3_4_12)
 TOTAL%
1) A business owner2709.1
2) A manual worker2548.6
3) White2167.3
4) Latino or Hispanic2097.1
5) Asian2157.3
6) African American or black2167.3
7) A community leader2227.5
8) Gay or lesbian2267.6
9) Evangelical Christian2368.0
10) Mainline Protestant, for example Methodist or Lutheran2197.4
11) Jewish, Muslim, or some other non-Christian religion2277.7
12) Catholic2227.5
13) Not religious2257.6
Missing151
Total2957100.0
90) Question order: 3_4_13 (ROT3_4_13) (RT3_4_13)
 TOTAL%
2) A manual worker2709.1
3) White2488.4
4) Latino or Hispanic2287.7
5) Asian2458.3
6) African American or black2448.3
7) A community leader2538.6
8) Gay or lesbian2347.9
9) Evangelical Christian2468.3
10) Mainline Protestant, for example Methodist or Lutheran2378.0
11) Jewish, Muslim, or some other non-Christian religion2538.6
12) Catholic2498.4
13) Not religious2508.5
Missing151
Total2957100.0
91) 4-1a. Which of the following things have you done in the past twelve months? Have you . . . Contacted or visited a public official -- at any level of government -- to express your opinion in the past 12 months? (CONTGOV)
 TOTAL%
0) No203465.4
1) Yes106934.4
8) Don't know/No opinion30.1
9) No answer/Refused20.1
Total3108100.0
92) 4-1b. Which of the following things have you done in the past twelve months? Have you . . . Served as an officer or committee member of any organization in the past 12 months? (OFFICER)
 TOTAL%
0) No232574.8
1) Yes78125.1
9) No answer/Refused20.1
Total3108100.0
93) 4-1c. Which of the following things have you done in the past twelve months? Have you . . . Attended a political meeting or rally in the past 12 months? (RALLY)
 TOTAL%
0) No253681.6
1) Yes57118.4
8) Don't know/No opinion10.0
Total3108100.0
94) 4-1d. Which of the following things have you done in the past twelve months? Have you . . . Worked on a community project in the past 12 months? (PROJECT)
 TOTAL%
0) No219970.8
1) Yes90729.2
8) Don't know/No opinion10.0
9) No answer/Refused10.0
Total3108100.0
95) 4-1e. Which of the following things have you done in the past twelve months? Have you . . . Taken part in a protest, march, or demonstration in the past 12 months? (MARCH)
 TOTAL%
0) No286992.3
1) Yes2387.7
9) No answer/Refused10.0
Total3108100.0
96) 4-1f. Which of the following things have you done in the past twelve months? Have you . . . Donated blood in the past 12 months? (BLOOD)
 TOTAL%
0) No260583.8
1) Yes49916.1
9) No answer/Refused40.1
Total3108100.0
97) 4-1g. Which of the following things have you done in the past twelve months? Have you . . . Bought or boycotted a certain product or service because of the social or political values of the company that provides it in the past 12 months? (BOYCOTT)
 TOTAL%
0) No227373.1
1) Yes82326.5
8) Don't know/No opinion100.3
9) No answer/Refused20.1
Total3108100.0
98) 4-1h. Which of the following things have you done in the past twelve months? Have you . . . Worked together with someone or some group to solve a problem in the community where you live in the past 12 months? (CMTYCOOP)
 TOTAL%
0) No208867.2
1) Yes101632.7
8) Don't know/No opinion10.0
9) No answer/Refused30.1
Total3108100.0
99) Question order: 4_1_01 (ROT4_1_01) (ROT4_1_1)
 TOTAL%
1) Contacted or visited a public official38212.3
2) Served as an officer or committee member of any organization38312.3
3) Attended a political meeting or rally40913.2
4) Worked on a community project36511.7
5) Taken part in a protest, march, or demonstration42313.6
6) Donated blood41313.3
7) Bought or boycotted a certain product or service33710.8
8) Worked together with someone or some group to solve39612.7
Total3108100.0
100) Question order: 4_1_02 (ROT4_1_02) (ROT4_1_2)
 TOTAL%
1) Contacted or visited a public official35711.5
2) Served as an officer or committee member of any organization38712.5
3) Attended a political meeting or rally36211.6
4) Worked on a community project41413.3
5) Taken part in a protest, march, or demonstration38312.3
6) Donated blood42313.6
7) Bought or boycotted a certain product or service39412.7
8) Worked together with someone or some group to solve38812.5
Total3108100.0
101) Question order: 4_1_03 (ROT4_1_03) (ROT4_1_3)
 TOTAL%
1) Contacted or visited a public official43514.0
2) Served as an officer or committee member of any organization33610.8
3) Attended a political meeting or rally38712.5
4) Worked on a community project38012.2
5) Taken part in a protest, march, or demonstration39012.5
6) Donated blood39112.6
7) Bought or boycotted a certain product or service36411.7
8) Worked together with someone or some group to solve42513.7
Total3108100.0
102) Question order: 4_1_04 (ROT4_1_04) (ROT4_1_4)
 TOTAL%
1) Contacted or visited a public official41113.2
2) Served as an officer or committee member of any organization41213.3
3) Attended a political meeting or rally40012.9
4) Worked on a community project35411.4
5) Taken part in a protest, march, or demonstration37612.1
6) Donated blood35711.5
7) Bought or boycotted a certain product or service41613.4
8) Worked together with someone or some group to solve38212.3
Total3108100.0
103) Question order: 4_1_05 (ROT4_1_05) (ROT4_1_5)
 TOTAL%
1) Contacted or visited a public official38012.2
2) Served as an officer or committee member of any organization40513.0
3) Attended a political meeting or rally39912.8
4) Worked on a community project41113.2
5) Taken part in a protest, march, or demonstration37412.0
6) Donated blood34511.1
7) Bought or boycotted a certain product or service39612.7
8) Worked together with someone or some group to solve39812.8
Total3108100.0
104) Question order: 4_1_06 (ROT4_1_06) (ROT4_1_6)
 TOTAL%
1) Contacted or visited a public official37912.2
2) Served as an officer or committee member of any organization40112.9
3) Attended a political meeting or rally38212.3
4) Worked on a community project41013.2
5) Taken part in a protest, march, or demonstration39812.8
6) Donated blood42113.5
7) Bought or boycotted a certain product or service38112.3
8) Worked together with someone or some group to solve33610.8
Total3108100.0
105) Question order: 4_1_07 (ROT4_1_07) (ROT4_1_7)
 TOTAL%
1) Contacted or visited a public official38112.3
2) Served as an officer or committee member of any organization40112.9
3) Attended a political meeting or rally36911.9
4) Worked on a community project38312.3
5) Taken part in a protest, march, or demonstration41113.2
6) Donated blood36511.7
7) Bought or boycotted a certain product or service42213.6
8) Worked together with someone or some group to solve37612.1
Total3108100.0
106) Question order: 4_1_08 (ROT4_1_08) (ROT4_1_8)
 TOTAL%
1) Contacted or visited a public official38312.3
2) Served as an officer or committee member of any organization38312.3
3) Attended a political meeting or rally40012.9
4) Worked on a community project39112.6
5) Taken part in a protest, march, or demonstration35311.4
6) Donated blood39312.6
7) Bought or boycotted a certain product or service39812.8
8) Worked together with someone or some group to solve40713.1
Total3108100.0
107) 4-2. How interested are you in politics and national affairs? Are you very interested, somewhat interested, only slightly interested, or not at all interested? (POLINT)
 TOTAL%
0) Not at all interested1298.3
1) Only slightly interested32320.8
2) Somewhat interested56436.3
3) Very interested53234.2
8) Don't know/No opinion40.3
9) No answer/Refused30.2
Missing1553
Total1555100.0
108) 4-3. How often do you talk about politics with your family and friends, if at all? (TALKPOL)
 TOTAL%
0) Never2658.5
1) Seldom79925.7
2) Roughly monthly44614.4
3) Roughly weekly96831.1
4) Roughly daily62220.0
8) Don't know/No opinion50.2
9) No answer/Refused30.1
Total3108100.0
109) 4-4. As you may know, around half the public does not vote in presidential elections. How about you - did you vote in the presidential election in 2004 when George Bush ran against John Kerry, or did you skip that one? (VOTEUS)
 TOTAL%
0) No, skipped that one69722.4
1) Yes, voted231574.5
3) Not eligible852.7
8) Don't know/No opinion80.3
9) No answer/Refused30.1
Total3108100.0
110) 4-5. Did you vote for George Bush, John Kerry, Ralph Nader or someone else in 2004? (VOTEWHO)
 TOTAL%
1) George Bush107346.3
2) John Kerry91039.3
3) Ralph Nader291.3
4) Someone else903.9
8) Don't know/No opinion462.0
9) No answer/Refused1677.2
Missing793
Total2315100.0
111) 4-6. Some people vote in local elections, others don't. Thinking about recent local elections, have you voted in all of them, most of them, some of them, rarely or never? (VOTELOC)
 TOTAL%
0) None75024.1
1) A few2156.9
2) Some of them40613.1
3) Most of them69422.3
4) All of them103233.2
8) Don't know/No opinion80.3
9) No answer/Refused30.1
Total3108100.0
112) 4-7. In the last several years, have you been urged by someone whom you know personally to vote for or against any candidate for political office? (CTCTPOL)
 TOTAL%
0) No88757.0
1) Yes65241.9
8) Don't know/No opinion100.6
9) No answer/Refused60.4
Missing1553
Total1555100.0
113) 4-8a. Did you know any of these personal contacts through your church? (CTCTREL)
 TOTAL%
0) No49375.6
1) Yes15423.6
8) Don't know/No opinion30.5
9) No answer/Refused20.3
Missing2456
Total652100.0
114) 4-8b. Did you know any of these personal contacts through your work? (CTCTWRK)
 TOTAL%
0) No39961.2
1) Yes25138.5
8) Don't know/No opinion10.2
9) No answer/Refused10.2
Missing2456
Total652100.0
115) 4-8c. Did you know any of these personal contacts through your family? (CTCTFAM)
 TOTAL%
0) No29244.8
1) Yes35854.9
9) No answer/Refused20.3
Missing2456
Total652100.0
116) 4-8d. Did you know any of these personal contacts through your friends? (CTCTFRD)
 TOTAL%
0) No15023.0
1) Yes50076.7
8) Don't know/No opinion10.2
9) No answer/Refused10.2
Missing2456
Total652100.0
117) 4-8e. Did you know any of these personal contacts through your neighborhood? (CTCTNEI)
 TOTAL%
0) No37056.7
1) Yes28042.9
8) Don't know/No opinion10.2
9) No answer/Refused10.2
Missing2456
Total652100.0
118) Question order: 4_8_01 (ROT4_8_01) (ROT4_8_1)
 TOTAL%
1) Church63820.5
2) Work60019.3
3) Family61819.9
4) Friends64320.7
5) Neighborhood60919.6
Total3108100.0
119) Question order: 4_8_02 (ROT4_8_02) (ROT4_8_2)
 TOTAL%
1) Church62920.2
2) Work63220.3
3) Family61419.8
4) Friends62120.0
5) Neighborhood61219.7
Total3108100.0
120) Question order: 4_8_03 (ROT4_8_03) (ROT4_8_3)
 TOTAL%
1) Church58518.8
2) Work63620.5
3) Family63220.3
4) Friends62120.0
5) Neighborhood63420.4
Total3108100.0
121) Question order: 4_8_04 (ROT4_8_04) (ROT4_8_4)
 TOTAL%
1) Church62920.2
2) Work62220.0
3) Family61719.9
4) Friends62020.0
5) Neighborhood61919.9
Missing1
Total3107100.0
122) Question order: 4_8_05 (ROT4_8_05) (ROT4_8_5)
 TOTAL%
1) Church62620.2
2) Work61819.9
3) Family62620.2
4) Friends60119.4
5) Neighborhood63420.4
Missing3
Total3105100.0
123) 4-9. Thinking politically and socially, how would you describe your own general outlook--as being very conservative, moderately conservative, middle-of-the-road, moderately liberal or very liberal? (IDEO)
 TOTAL%
1) Very conservative40012.9
2) Moderately conservative95830.8
3) Middle-of-the-road83326.8
4) Moderately liberal54317.5
5) Very liberal2608.4
8) Don't know/No opinion923.0
9) No answer/Refused220.7
Total3108100.0
124) 4-10. Generally speaking, do you usually think of yourself as a Republican, Democrat, Independent, or what? (PARTYID)
 TOTAL%
1) Republican88428.4
2) Democrat109735.3
3) Independent78525.3
4) None of the above2447.9
8) Don't know/No opinion642.1
9) No answer/Refused341.1
Total3108100.0
125) 4-11. Would you call yourself a strong Republican or not very strong Republican? (STNGREP)
 TOTAL%
1) Strong Republican44550.3
2) Not very strong Republican41947.4
8) Don't know/No opinion182.0
9) No answer/Refused20.2
Missing2224
Total884100.0
126) 4-12. Would you call yourself a strong Democrat or not very strong Democrat? (STNGDEM)
 TOTAL%
1) Strong Democrat60755.3
2) Not very strong Democrat47142.9
8) Don't know/No opinion161.5
9) No answer/Refused30.3
Missing2011
Total1097100.0
127) 4-13. Do you think of yourself as closer to the Republican Party or the Democratic Party? (INDEP)
 TOTAL%
1) Closer to Republican Party23830.3
2) Closer to Democratic Party31540.1
3) Neither19925.4
8) Don't know/No opinion243.1
9) No answer/Refused91.1
Missing2323
Total785100.0
128) 5-1. First, about abortion, which one of these opinions best corresponds to your view? (ABORTION)
 TOTAL%
1) By law, abortion should never be permitted42813.8
2) The law should permit abortion only in case of rape/incest89028.6
3) The law should permit abortion for reasons other than rape44014.2
4) By law, a woman should always be able to obtain an abortion127240.9
8) Don't know/No opinion501.6
9) No answer/Refused280.9
Total3108100.0
129) 5-2. Some people think that the government in Washington ought to reduce the income differences between the rich and poor. Others think that the government should not concern itself with reducing this income difference. Which comes closer to your views? (GOVXFR)
 TOTAL%
0) Government shouldn't concern itself103533.3
1) Government should reduce income differences186860.1
8) Don't know/No opinion1735.6
9) No answer/Refused321.0
Total3108100.0
130) 5-3. Some think government should take a bigger role in helping the poor, whereas others think individuals and private charities should play a bigger role. Which comes closer to your views? (GOVPOOR)
 TOTAL%
0) Individuals and private charities should play a bigger role115337.1
1) Government should take bigger role in helping the poor179057.6
8) Don't know/No opinion1354.3
9) No answer/Refused301.0
Total3108100.0
131) 5-4. Some people say that one of the big problems in this country is that not everyone has an equal chance, whereas others say that the social and economic differences among people in this country are justified. Which comes closer to your view? (EQCHNC)
 TOTAL%
0) Socioeconomic differences are justified101432.6
1) Everyone does not have an equal chance182158.6
8) Don't know/No opinion2207.1
9) No answer/Refused531.7
Total3108100.0
132) 5-5. Some say the less government the better, others believe there are more things that government should be doing. Which comes closer to your views? (GOVLESS)
 TOTAL%
0) More things that government should be doing90057.9
1) Less government the better56036.0
8) Don't know/No opinion785.0
9) No answer/Refused171.1
Missing1553
Total1555100.0
133) Question order: 5_2-5-4_01 (ROT5_2_1)
 TOTAL%
1) 5_276124.5
2) 5_377625.0
3) 5_477524.9
4) 5_579625.6
Total3108100.0
134) Question order: 5_2-5-4_02 (ROT5_2_2)
 TOTAL%
1) 5_276924.7
2) 5_377725.0
3) 5_481026.1
4) 5_575224.2
Total3108100.0
135) Question order: 5_2-5-4_03 (ROT5_2_3)
 TOTAL%
1) 5_280325.8
2) 5_376624.6
3) 5_473623.7
4) 5_580325.8
Total3108100.0
136) Question order: 5_2-5-4_04 (ROT5_2_4)
 TOTAL%
1) 5_277524.9
2) 5_378925.4
3) 5_478725.3
4) 5_575724.4
Total3108100.0
137) 5-6a. Next I am going to read you a list of federal programs. Would like you to tell me whether you would like to see spending increased, decreased or kept about the same for . . . Dealing with crime? (SPDCRIM)
 TOTAL%
0) Decreased835.3
1) Kept about the same39325.3
2) Spending increased103466.5
8) Don't know/No opinion382.4
9) No answer/Refused60.4
Missing1554
Total1554100.0
138) 5-6b. Next I am going to read you a list of federal programs. Would like you to tell me whether you would like to see spending increased, decreased or kept about the same for . . . Tightening border security to prevent illegal immigration? (SPDBORD)
 TOTAL%
0) Decreased19112.3
1) Kept about the same38624.8
2) Spending increased92859.7
8) Don't know/No opinion432.8
9) No answer/Refused60.4
Missing1554
Total1554100.0
139) 5-6c. Next I am going to read you a list of federal programs. Would like you to tell me whether you would like to see spending increased, decreased or kept about the same for . . . Environmental protection? (SPDENVR)
 TOTAL%
0) Decreased1288.2
1) Kept about the same49832.0
2) Spending increased90758.4
8) Don't know/No opinion151.0
9) No answer/Refused60.4
Missing1554
Total1554100.0
140) 5-6d. Next I am going to read you a list of federal programs. Would like you to tell me whether you would like to see spending increased, decreased or kept about the same for . . . Aid to poor people? (SPDPOOR)
 TOTAL%
0) Decreased1046.7
1) Kept about the same46229.7
2) Spending increased94760.9
8) Don't know/No opinion342.2
9) No answer/Refused70.5
Missing1554
Total1554100.0
141) 5-6e. Next I am going to read you a list of federal programs. Would like you to tell me whether you would like to see spending increased, decreased or kept about the same for . . . Foreign aid? (SPDINTL)
 TOTAL%
0) Decreased77850.1
1) Kept about the same53334.3
2) Spending increased19312.4
8) Don't know/No opinion432.8
9) No answer/Refused70.5
Missing1554
Total1554100.0
142) Question order: 5_6_01 (ROT5_6_01) (ROT5_6_1)
 TOTAL%
1) Dealing with crime65821.2
2) Tightening border security57218.4
3) Environmental protection64320.7
4) Aid to poor people65120.9
5) Foreign aid58418.8
Total3108100.0
143) Question order: 5_6_02 (ROT5_6_02) (ROT5_6_2)
 TOTAL%
1) Dealing with crime61319.7
2) Tightening border security60819.6
3) Environmental protection64120.6
4) Aid to poor people60519.5
5) Foreign aid64120.6
Total3108100.0
144) Question order: 5_6_03 (ROT5_6_03) (ROT5_6_3)
 TOTAL%
1) Dealing with crime61019.6
2) Tightening border security64320.7
3) Environmental protection62120.0
4) Aid to poor people58018.7
5) Foreign aid65421.0
Total3108100.0
145) Question order: 5_6_04 (ROT5_6_04) (ROT5_6_4)
 TOTAL%
1) Dealing with crime59919.3
2) Tightening border security61519.8
3) Environmental protection60319.4
4) Aid to poor people64920.9
5) Foreign aid64220.7
Total3108100.0
146) Question order: 5_6_05 (ROT5_6_05) (ROT5_6_5)
 TOTAL%
1) Dealing with crime62820.2
2) Tightening border security67021.6
3) Environmental protection60019.3
4) Aid to poor people62320.0
5) Foreign aid58718.9
Total3108100.0
147) 5-7. Do you think same-sex couples should be allowed legally to marry, should be allowed legally to form civil unions, but not marry; or should not be allowed to obtain legal recognition of their relationships? (GAYWED)
 TOTAL%
0) No civil unions, no marriage105133.8
1) Allow civil unions, but not marriage95730.8
2) Allow gay marriage94930.5
8) Don't know/No opinion1264.1
9) No answer/Refused250.8
Total3108100.0
148) 5-8. Do you think the number of immigrants from foreign countries who are permitted to come to the United States to live should be increased a lot, increased a little, left the same as it is now, decreased a little or decreased a lot? (LETIN)
 TOTAL%
0) Decreased a lot71523.0
1) Decreased a little56718.2
2) Left the same as it is now115037.0
3) Increased a little33810.9
4) Increased a lot1866.0
8) Don't know/No opinion1384.4
9) No answer/Refused140.5
Total3108100.0
149) 5-9. Do you think it will be best for the future of this country if we take an active part in world affairs, or if we stay out of world affairs? (INTLACTV)
 TOTAL%
0) Stay out of world affairs47230.3
1) Take an active part in world affairs99563.9
8) Don't know/No opinion805.1
9) No answer/Refused100.6
Missing1551
Total1557100.0
150) 5-10. Do you favor or oppose the death penalty for persons convicted of murder? (DTHPNTY)
 TOTAL%
0) Oppose the death penalty46229.7
1) Favor the death penalty96161.8
8) Don't know/No opinion1086.9
9) No answer/Refused231.5
Missing1554
Total1554100.0
151) 5-11. Which do you think is more important: protecting your civil liberties and privacy from being invaded, or protecting your safety and surroundings from terrorism? (TERRORISM) (TERROR)
 TOTAL%
0) Protecting your safety and surroundings183459.0
1) Protecting your civil liberties109735.3
8) Don't know/No opinion1374.4
9) No answer/Refused401.3
Total3108100.0
152) 5-12. If many more of our elected officials were deeply religious, do you think that the laws and policy decisions they make would probably be better or would probably be worse? (RELPOLGD)
 TOTAL%
0) Probably worse95530.7
1) Neither better nor worse (Vol.)2788.9
2) Probably better168754.3
8) Don't know/No opinion1695.4
9) No answer/Refused190.6
Total3108100.0
153) 6-1a. We're going to ask you about various things some people believe in and others don't. Are you absolutely sure, somewhat sure, not quite sure, not at all sure, or are you sure you do not believe in horoscopes? (BELSTARS)
 TOTAL%
0) Don't believe96962.4
1) Not at all sure1258.0
2) Not quite sure21814.0
3) Somewhat sure17911.5
4) Absolutely sure452.9
8) Don't know/No opinion171.1
9) No answer/Refused10.1
Missing1554
Total1554100.0
154) 6-1b. We're going to ask you about various things that some people believe in and others don't. Are you absolutely sure, somewhat sure, not quite sure, not at all sure, or are you sure you do not believe in life after death? (BELAFTLF)
 TOTAL%
0) Don't believe33310.7
1) Not at all sure1555.0
2) Not quite sure42613.7
3) Somewhat sure52416.9
4) Absolutely sure161151.8
8) Don't know/No opinion511.6
9) No answer/Refused80.3
Total3108100.0
155) 6-1c. We're going to ask you about various things that some people believe in and others don't. Are you absolutely sure, somewhat sure, not quite sure, not at all sure, or are you sure you do not believe in Heaven? (BELHVN)
 TOTAL%
0) Don't believe923.3
1) Not at all sure1114.0
2) Not quite sure2679.6
3) Somewhat sure45416.4
4) Absolutely sure181965.7
8) Don't know/No opinion200.7
9) No answer/Refused40.1
Missing341
Total2767100.0
156) 6-1d. We're going to ask you about various things that some people believe in and others don't. Are you absolutely sure, somewhat sure, not quite sure, not at all sure, or are you sure you do not believe in Hell? (BELHELL)
 TOTAL%
0) Don't believe35412.8
1) Not at all sure1605.8
2) Not quite sure36613.2
3) Somewhat sure37013.4
4) Absolutely sure148453.6
8) Don't know/No opinion281.0
9) No answer/Refused50.2
Missing341
Total2767100.0
157) 6-1e. We're going to ask you about various things that some people believe in and others don't. Are you absolutely sure, somewhat sure, not quite sure, not at all sure, or are you sure you do not believe in God? (BELGOD)
 TOTAL%
0) Don't believe1083.5
1) Not at all sure752.4
2) Not quite sure1434.6
3) Somewhat sure2989.6
4) Absolutely sure247079.5
8) Don't know/No opinion90.3
9) No answer/Refused50.2
Total3108100.0
158) Question order: 6_1_01 (ROT6_1_01) (ROT6_1_1)
 TOTAL%
1) Horoscopes104233.5
2) Life after death104033.5
5) God102633.0
Total3108100.0
159) Question order: 6_1_02 (ROT6_1_02) (ROT6_1_2)
 TOTAL%
1) Horoscopes47715.3
2) Life after death107334.5
3) Heaven104033.5
5) God51816.7
Total3108100.0
160) Question order: 6_1_03 (ROT6_1_03) (ROT6_1_3)
 TOTAL%
2) Life after death99532.0
3) Heaven107334.5
4) Hell104033.5
Total3108100.0
161) Question order: 6_1_04 (ROT6_1_04) (ROT6_1_4)
 TOTAL%
1) Horoscopes54217.4
3) Heaven99532.0
4) Hell107334.5
5) God49816.0
Total3108100.0
162) Question order: 6_1_05 (ROT6_1_05) (ROT6_1_5)
 TOTAL%
1) Horoscopes104733.7
4) Hell99532.0
5) God106634.3
Total3108100.0
163) 7-1. What is your religious preference? Is it Protestant, Catholic, another type of Christian, Jewish, some other religion, or nothing in particular? (RELIG)
 TOTAL%
1) Protestant99532.0
2) Catholic72623.4
3) Another type of Christian52616.9
4) Jewish682.2
5) Some other religion2969.5
6) Nothing in particular47315.2
8) Don't know/No opinion80.3
9) No answer/Refused160.5
Total3108100.0
164) 7-2. What church or denomination is that? (DENOM)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total181720.1428.06
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165) 7-3. With which Baptist group is your church associated? Is it the Southern Baptist Convention, the American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A., an independent Baptist church or some other Baptist group? (BAPT)
 TOTAL%
0) Not further specified214.7
1) Southern Baptist Convention20445.7
2) American Baptist Churches in USA449.9
3) Independent Baptist9721.7
4) Missionary Baptist71.6
5) National Baptist81.8
6) First Baptist30.7
7) General Baptist40.9
8) Free Will Baptist51.1
9) Primitive Baptist20.4
97) Other81.8
98) Don't know/No opinion368.1
99) No answer/Refused71.6
Missing2662
Total446100.0
166) 7-4. Is this church part of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, the Missouri Synod, or some other Lutheran group? (LUTH)
 TOTAL%
0) Not further specified107.9
1) ELCA, Evangelical Lutheran Church in America6047.6
2) Lutheran Church, Missouri Synod3225.4
3) Lutheran Church/Wisconsin Evangelical Synod/Wisconsin Synod21.6
97) Other86.3
98) Don't know/No opinion1411.1
Missing2982
Total126100.0
167) 7-5. Is your church part of the United Methodist Church, African Methodist Episcopal Church, or some other Methodist group? (METH)
 TOTAL%
0) Not further specified104.8
1) United Methodist Church17684.2
2) African Methodist Episcopal73.3
3) African Methodist Episcopal Zion21.0
5) Christian Methodist Episcopal/CME21.0
6) Methodist Episcopal21.0
97) Other21.0
98) Don't know/No opinion31.4
99) No answer/Refused52.4
Missing2899
Total209100.0
168) 7-6. What is it called exactly? (JSTPROT)
 TOTAL%
97) Other6100.0
Missing3102
Total6100.0
169) 7-7. Is this the Presbyterian Church in the U.S. A., Presbyterian Church in America, or some other Presbyterian group? (PRESB)
 TOTAL%
0) Not further specified89.8
1) Presbyterian Church USA (or United Presbyterian Church)5769.5
2) Presbyterian Church in America (or Evangelical Presbyterian)911.0
97) Other22.4
98) Don't know/No opinion67.3
Missing3026
Total82100.0
170) 7-8. Is this the Christian Reformed Church, the Reformed Church in America or some other Reformed group? (REFORMD)
 TOTAL%
1) Christian Reformed Church250.0
2) The Reformed Church in America250.0
Missing3104
Total4100.0
171) 7-9. Is this the church of the Brethren, the Plymouth Brethren, or something else? (BRETHRN)
 TOTAL%
1) Church of the Brethren250.0
2) The Plymouth Brethren125.0
97) Other125.0
Missing3104
Total4100.0
172) 7-10. Is that the Evangelical Free church, Evangelical Covenant Church, or a non-denominational evangelical church or something else? (EVANG)
 TOTAL%
0) Not further specified414.8
1) Born-again, Bible, Gospel, Missionary13.7
2) Evangelical Free Church or Free Church829.6
3) Evangelical Covenant Church27.4
5) Non-denominational/independent evangelical933.3
98) Don't know/No opinion311.1
Missing3081
Total27100.0
173) 7-11. When you say Christian does that mean the denomination called the Christian Church Disciples of Christ, or some other Christian denomination, or do you mean to say I am just a Christian? (JSTXIAN)
 TOTAL%
1) Disciples of Christ1111.1
2) Church of Christ44.0
3) United Church of Christ11.0
4) Non-denominational66.1
5) I am just a Christian6161.6
97) Other66.1
98) Don't know/No opinion33.0
99) No answer/Refused77.1
Missing3009
Total99100.0
174) 7-12. Is this the Church of Christ or the United Church of Christ? (CHRCHX)
 TOTAL%
1) Church of Christ3485.0
2) United Church of Christ410.0
8) Don't know/No opinion25.0
Missing3068
Total40100.0
175) 7-13. Is this the Church of God of Anderson, Indiana; the Church of God of Cleveland, Tennessee; the Church of God in Christ; or some other Church of God? (CHRCHGD)
 TOTAL%
1) Anderson, Indiana17.7
2) Cleveland, Tennessee215.4
3) Church of God in Christ215.4
4) Just Church of God215.4
97) Other538.5
98) Don't know/No opinion17.7
Missing3095
Total13100.0
176) 7-14. What kind of Holiness church is this? Is it the Church of the Nazarene, the Wesleyan Church, the Free Methodists, or something else? (HOLINSS)
 TOTAL%
7) Other Holiness233.3
97) Other116.7
99) No answer/Refused350.0
Missing3102
Total6100.0
177) 7-15. What kind of Pentecostal church is this? Is it Assemblies of God, Church of God in Christ, the Four Square Gospel, or something else? (PENTECS)
 TOTAL%
0) Not further specified23.0
1) Assemblies of God1522.7
2) Church of God in Christ812.1
3) Church of God (Cleveland TN)11.5
4) Four Square Gospel (or Four Square)69.1
5) Pentecostal Church of God34.5
6) Pentecostal Holiness Church23.0
7) Other Pentecostal1421.2
8) United Pentecostal23.0
9) Non-denominational/Independent34.5
97) Other69.1
98) Don't know/No opinion46.1
Missing3042
Total66100.0
178) 7-16. What kind of Orthodox church is that? (ORTHODX)
 TOTAL%
2) Eastern Orthodox120.0
3) Greek Orthodox360.0
98) Don't know/No opinion120.0
Missing3103
Total5100.0
179) 7-17. What kind of non-denominational or independent church is that? Is it a non-denominational evangelical church, an inter-denominational/community church, or something else? (DENOTHER)
 TOTAL%
0) Not further specified33.6
1) Non-denominational evangelical church2530.1
2) Inter-denominational or community church3238.6
4) Christian33.6
97) Other1012.0
98) Don't know/No opinion78.4
99) No answer/Refused33.6
Missing3025
Total83100.0
180) 7-18. Thinking about your own religious faith, would you describe yourself as a traditional Catholic or a liberal Catholic? (CATHTYPE)
 TOTAL%
1) Traditional Catholic30041.3
2) Liberal Catholic39654.5
3) Other101.4
8) Don't know/No opinion182.5
9) No answer/Refused20.3
Missing2382
Total726100.0
181) 7-19. Do you consider yourself Orthodox, Conservative, Reform, or something else? (JEWTYPE)
 TOTAL%
1) Orthodox Jew45.9
2) Conservative Jew1927.9
3) Reform Jew3247.1
4) Other/something else1319.1
Missing3040
Total68100.0
182) 7-20. When it comes to your religious identity, would you say you are a fundamentalist, evangelical, mainline, or liberal Protestant or do none of these describe you? (PROTTYPE)
 TOTAL%
0) None58834.8
1) Fundamentalist19511.5
2) Evangelical29517.5
3) Mainline20212.0
4) Liberal25915.3
5) Protestant60.4
6) Baptist20.1
97) Other221.3
98) Don't know/No opinion1026.0
99) No answer/Refused181.1
Missing1419
Total1689100.0
183) 7-21. Would you call yourself a strong believer in your religion or not a very strong believer in your religion? (RELSTRNG)
 TOTAL%
0) No religion90.3
1) Not very strong52220.0
2) Somewhat strong642.5
3) Strong199476.4
8) Don't know/No opinion180.7
9) No answer/Refused40.2
Missing497
Total2611100.0
184) 7-22. Would you say that you have been born-again or have had a born-again experience -- that is, a turning point in your life when you committed yourself to Jesus Christ? (BORNAGN)
 TOTAL%
0) No106644.1
1) Yes131454.4
8) Don't know/No opinion231.0
9) No answer/Refused120.5
Missing693
Total2415100.0
185) 7-23. How about your family growing up? Did both your parents have the same religious preference as each other? (RELIGFM)
 TOTAL%
0) No75324.2
1) Yes224872.3
3) Missing230.7
8) Don't know/No opinion782.5
9) No answer/Refused60.2
Total3108100.0
186) 7-23a. Was that religious preference the same as yours now? (PAREQREL)
 TOTAL%
0) No62627.6
1) Yes163772.1
8) Don't know/No opinion40.2
9) No answer/Refused40.2
Missing837
Total2271100.0
187) 7-24. What was their religious preference? Was it Protestant, Catholic, another type of Christian, Jewish, some other religion, or nothing in particular? (RELIGFMQP) (RELGFMQP)
 TOTAL%
1) Protestant55233.7
2) Catholic56134.3
3) Another type of Christian25215.4
4) Jewish523.2
5) Some other religion1227.5
6) Nothing in particular945.7
8) Don't know/No opinion20.1
9) No answer/Refused20.1
Missing1471
Total1637100.0
188) 7-25. What church or denomination was that? (DENFMQP)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total92615.1523.96
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189) 7-26. With which Baptist group was their church associated? Was it the Southern Baptist Convention, the American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A., an independent Baptist church or some other Baptist group? (BAPTFMQP)
 TOTAL%
0) Not further specified144.6
1) Southern Baptist Convention14247.0
2) American Baptist Churches in USA268.6
3) Independent Baptist7223.8
4) Missionary Baptist72.3
5) National Baptist72.3
6) First Baptist20.7
7) General Baptist20.7
8) Free Will Baptist20.7
9) Primitive Baptist20.7
97) Other51.7
98) Don't know/No opinion186.0
99) No answer/Refused31.0
Missing2806
Total302100.0
190) 7-27. Was this church part of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, the Missouri Synod, or some other Lutheran group? (LUTHFMQP)
 TOTAL%
0) Not further specified45.4
1) ELCA, Evangelical Lutheran Church in America3648.6
2) Lutheran Church, Missouri Synod2229.7
3) Lutheran Church/Wisconsin Evangelical Synod/Wisconsin Synod22.7
97) Other45.4
98) Don't Know/No opinion68.1
Missing3034
Total74100.0
191) 7-28. Was their church part of the United Methodist Church, African Methodist Episcopal Church, or some other Methodist group? (METHFMQP)
 TOTAL%
0) Not further specified32.4
1) United Methodist Church11088.0
2) African Methodist Episcopal21.6
3) African Methodist Episcopal Zion21.6
5) Christian Methodist Episcopal/CME10.8
97) Other10.8
98) Don't know/No opinion21.6
99) No answer/Refused43.2
Missing2983
Total125100.0
192) 7-29. What was it called exactly? (JSTPRTFMQP) (JSTFMQP)
 TOTAL%
97) Other5100.0
Missing3103
Total5100.0
193) 7-30. Was this the Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A., Presbyterian Church in America, or some other Presbyterian group? (PRESBFMQP) (PRESFMQP)
 TOTAL%
0) Not further specified49.1
1) Presbyterian Church USA (or United Presbyterian Church)3272.7
2) Presbyterian Church in America (or Evangelical Presbyterian)36.8
97) Other12.3
98) Don't know/No opinion49.1
Missing3064
Total44100.0
194) 7-32. Was this the Church of the Brethren, the Plymouth Brethren, or something else? (BRETHRNFMQP) (BRTHFMQP)
 TOTAL%
97) Other1100.0
Missing3107
Total1100.0
195) 7-33. Was that the Evangelical Free Church, Evangelical Covenant Church, or a non-denominational evangelical church or something else? (EVANGFMQP (EVANFMQP)
 TOTAL%
0) Not further specified330.0
1) Born-again, Bible, Gospel, Missionary110.0
2) Evangelical Free Church or Free Church330.0
5) Non-denominational/independent evangelical220.0
98) Don't know/No opinion110.0
Missing3098
Total10100.0
196) 7-34. When you say 'Christian' does that mean the denomination called the Christian Church Disciples of Christ, or some other Christian denomination, or do you mean to say they were just Christian? (JSTXIANFMQP) (XIANFMQP)
 TOTAL%
1) Disciples of Christ613.3
2) Church of Christ36.7
3) United Church of Christ12.2
4) Non-denominational24.4
5) They were just Christian2146.7
97) Other511.1
98) Don't know/No opinion24.4
99) No answer/Refused511.1
Missing3063
Total45100.0
197) 7-35. Was this the Church of Christ or the United Church of Christ? (CHRCHXFMQP) (CHRCFMQP)
 TOTAL%
1) Church of Christ2184.0
2) United Church of Christ28.0
8) Don't know/No opinion28.0
Missing3083
Total25100.0
198) 7-36. Was this the Church of God of Anderson, Indiana; the Church of God of Cleveland, Tennessee; the Church of God in Christ; or some other Church of God? (CHRCHGDFMQP) (CHGDFMQP)
 TOTAL%
2) Cleveland, Tennessee225.0
3) Church of God in Christ225.0
4) Just Church of God112.5
97) Other225.0
98) Don't know/No opinion112.5
99) No answer/Refused00.0
Missing3100
Total8100.0
199) 7-37. What kind of Holiness church was this? Was it the Church of the Nazarene, the Wesleyan Church, the Free Methodists, or something else? (HOLINSSFMQP) (HOLIFMQP)
 TOTAL%
97) Other1100.0
Missing3107
Total1100.0
200) 7-38. What kind of Pentecostal church was this? Is it Assemblies of God, Church of God in Christ, the Four Square Gospel, or something else? (PENTECSFMQP) (PENTFMQP)
 TOTAL%
0) Not further specified15.0
1) Assemblies of God630.0
2) Church of God in Christ210.0
3) Church of God (Cleveland TN)15.0
4) Four Square Gospel (or Four Square)15.0
5) Pentecostal Church of God15.0
7) Other Pentecostal315.0
8) United Pentecostal15.0
97) Other315.0
98) Don't know/No opinion15.0
Missing3088
Total20100.0
201) 7-39. What kind of Orthodox church was that? (ORTHODXFMQP) (ORTHFMQP)
 TOTAL%
3) Greek Orthodox375.0
98) Don't know/No opinion125.0
Missing3104
Total4100.0
202) 7-40. What kind of non-denominational or independent church was that? Was it a nondenominational evangelical church, an interdenominational/community church, an interfaith or ecumenical Protestant church, or something else? (DENOTHERFMQP) (DENOFMQP)
 TOTAL%
1) Non-denominational evangelical church937.5
2) Interdenominational or community church937.5
4) Christian14.2
97) Other28.3
98) Don't know/No opinion28.3
99) No answer/Refused14.2
Missing3084
Total24100.0
203) 7-41. Thinking about your family's religious faith, would you describe them as traditional Catholic or liberal Catholic? (CATHTYPEFMQP) (CATHFMQP)
 TOTAL%
1) Traditional Catholic24443.5
2) Liberal Catholic29752.9
3) Other61.1
8) Don't know/No opinion132.3
9) No answer/Refused10.2
Missing2547
Total561100.0
204) 7-42. Do you consider your family to be Orthodox, Conservative, Reform or something else? (JEWTYPEFMQP) (JEWTFMQP)
 TOTAL%
1) Orthodox Jew47.7
2) Conservative Jew1426.9
3) Reform Jew2548.1
4) Other/something else917.3
Missing3056
Total52100.0
205) 7-24. What was your father's/parent's/their religious preference? Was it Protestant, Catholic, another type of Christian, Jewish, some other religion, or nothing in particular? (RELIGFMQN) (RELGFMQN)
 TOTAL%
1) Protestant99633.1
2) Catholic88529.5
3) Another type of Christian41413.8
4) Jewish832.8
5) Some other religion2217.4
6) Nothing in particular34511.5
8) Don't know/No opinion561.9
9) No answer/Refused50.2
Missing103
Total3005100.0
206) 7-25. What church or denomination was that? (DENOMFMQN) (DENFMQN)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total163117.2227.45
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207) 7-26. With which Baptist group was their church associated? Was it the Southern Baptist Convention, the American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A., an independent Baptist church or some other Baptist group? (BAPTFMQN)
 TOTAL%
0) Not further specified234.9
1) Southern Baptist Convention21546.1
2) American Baptist Churches in USA408.6
3) Independent Baptist9720.8
4) Missionary Baptist102.1
5) National Baptist71.5
6) First Baptist51.1
7) General Baptist20.4
8) Free Will Baptist20.4
9) Primitive Baptist30.6
97) Other91.9
98) Don't know/No opinion459.7
99) No answer/Refused81.7
Missing2642
Total466100.0
208) 7-27. Was this church part of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, the Missouri Synod, or some other Lutheran group? (LUTHFMQN)
 TOTAL%
0) Not further specified85.5
1) ELCA, Evangelical Lutheran Church in America5537.7
2) Lutheran Church, Missouri Synod4228.8
3) Lutheran Church/Wisconsin Evangelical Synod/Wisconsin Synod32.1
97) Other64.1
98) Don't know/No opinion3221.9
Missing2962
Total146100.0
209) 7-28. Was their church part of the United Methodist Church, African Methodist Episcopal Church, or some other Methodist group? (METHFMQN)
 TOTAL%
0) Not further specified145.7
1) United Methodist Church18575.8
2) African Methodist Episcopal72.9
3) African Methodist Episcopal Zion31.2
4) Free Methodist20.8
5) Christian Methodist Episcopal/CME10.4
6) Methodist Episcopal10.4
97) Other52.0
98) Don't know/No opinion197.8
99) No answer/Refused72.9
Missing2864
Total244100.0
210) 7-29. What was it called exactly? (JSTPRTFMQN) (JSTPFMQN)
 TOTAL%
97) Other975.0
98) Don't know/No opinion325.0
Missing3096
Total12100.0
211) 7-30. Was this the Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A., Presbyterian Church in America, or some other Presbyterian group? (PRESBFMQN) (PRSBFMQN)
 TOTAL%
0) Not further specified78.1
1) Presbyterian Church USA (or United Presbyterian Church)5462.8
2) Presbyterian Church in America (or Evangelical Presbyterian)55.8
97) Other33.5
98) Don't know/No opinion1719.8
Missing3022
Total86100.0
212) 7-31. Was this the Christian Reformed Church, the Reformed Church in America or some other Reformed group? (REFRMDFMQN) (REFRFMQN)
 TOTAL%
1) Christian Reformed Church150.0
97) Other150.0
Missing3106
Total2100.0
213) 7-32. Was this the Church of the Brethren, the Plymouth Brethren, or something else? (BRETHRNFMQN) (BRTHFMQN)
 TOTAL%
97) Other1100.0
Missing3107
Total1100.0
214) 7-33. Was that the Evangelical Free Church, Evangelical Covenant Church, or a non-denominational evangelical church or something else? (EVANGFMQN) (EVANFMQN)
 TOTAL%
0) Not further specified316.7
1) Born-again, Bible, Gospel, Missionary316.7
2) Evangelical Free Church or Free Church422.2
5) Non-denominational/independent evangelical527.8
98) Don't know/No opinion316.7
Missing3090
Total18100.0
215) 7-34. When you say Christian does that mean the denomination called the Christian Church Disciples of Christ, or some other Christian denomination, or do you mean to say they were just Christian? (JSTXIANFMQN) (JSTFMQN)
 TOTAL%
1) Disciples of Christ1016.7
2) Church of Christ35.0
3) United Church of Christ11.7
4) Non-denominational23.3
5) They were just Christian2948.3
97) Other610.0
98) Don't know/No opinion35.0
99) No answer/Refused610.0
Missing3048
Total60100.0
216) 7-35. Was this the Church of Christ or the United Church of Christ? (CHRCHXFMQN) (CHRFMQN)
 TOTAL%
1) Church of Christ2980.6
2) United Church of Christ25.6
8) Don't know/No opinion513.9
Missing3072
Total36100.0
217) 7-36. Was this the Church of God of Anderson, Indiana; the Church of God of Cleveland, Tennessee; the Church of God in Christ; or some other Church of God? (CHRCHGDFMQN) (CHGDFMQN)
 TOTAL%
0) Not further specified213.3
1) Anderson, Indiana213.3
2) Cleveland, Tennessee320.0
3) Church of God in Christ320.0
4) Just Church of God213.3
97) Other213.3
98) Don't know/No opinion16.7
Missing3093
Total15100.0
218) 7-37. What kind of Holiness church was this? Was it the Church of the Nazarene, the Wesleyan Church, the Free Methodists, or something else? (HOLINSSFMQN) (HOLIFMQN)
 TOTAL%
2) Church of God (Anderson, Indiana)125.0
97) Other125.0
98) Don't know/No opinion250.0
Missing3104
Total4100.0
219) 7-38. What kind of Pentecostal church was this? Is it Assemblies of God, Church of God in Christ, the Four Square Gospel, or something else? (PENTECSFMQN) (PENTFMQN)
 TOTAL%
0) Not further specified48.7
1) Assemblies of God1430.4
2) Church of God in Christ48.7
3) Church of God (Cleveland TN)12.2
4) Four Square Gospel (or Four Square)24.3
5) Pentecostal Church of God48.7
7) Other Pentecostal613.0
8) United Pentecostal12.2
97) Other36.5
98) Don't know/No opinion715.2
Missing3062
Total46100.0
220) 7-39. What kind of Orthodox church was that? (ORTHODXFMQN) (ORTHFMQN)
 TOTAL%
3) Greek Orthodox466.7
5) Serbian Orthodox116.7
98) Don't know/No opinion116.7
Missing3102
Total6100.0
221) 7-40. What kind of non-denominational or independent church was that? Was it a nondenominational evangelical church, an interdenominational/community church, an interfaith or ecumenical Protestant church, or something else? (DENOTHERFMQN) (DENOFMQN)
 TOTAL%
0) Not further specified13.2
1) Non-denominational evangelical church1032.3
2) Interdenominational or community church1135.5
4) Christian13.2
97) Other39.7
98) Don't know/No opinion412.9
99) No answer/Refused13.2
Missing3077
Total31100.0
222) 7-41. Thinking about your family's religious faith, would you describe them as traditional Catholic or liberal Catholic? (CATHTYPEFMQN) (CATHFMQN)
 TOTAL%
1) Traditional Catholic43549.2
2) Liberal Catholic40846.1
3) Other111.2
8) Don't know/No opinion273.1
9) No answer/Refused40.5
Missing2223
Total885100.0
223) 7-42. Do you consider your family to be Orthodox, Conservative, Reform or something else? (JEWTYPEFMQN) (JEWTFMQN)
 TOTAL%
1) Orthodox Jew78.4
2) Conservative Jew2428.9
3) Reform Jew3339.8
4) Other/something else1821.7
8) Don't know/No opinion11.2
Missing3025
Total83100.0
224) 7-24. What was your father's/parent's/their religious preference? Was it Protestant, Catholic, another type of Christian, Jewish, some other religion, or nothing in particular? (RELIGFMQX) (RELGFMQX)
 TOTAL%
1) Protestant27336.3
2) Catholic19826.3
3) Another type of Christian10113.4
4) Jewish60.8
5) Some other religion719.4
6) Nothing in particular8311.0
8) Don't know/No opinion202.7
9) No answer/Refused10.1
Missing2355
Total753100.0
225) 7-25. What church or denomination was that? (DENOMFMQX) (DENFMQX)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total44519.6130.42
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226) 7-26. With which Baptist group was their church associated? Was it the Southern Baptist Convention, the American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A., an independent Baptist church or some other Baptist group? (BAPTFMQX)
 TOTAL%
0) Not further specified54.6
1) Southern Baptist Convention5348.6
2) American Baptist Churches in USA1211.0
3) Independent Baptist2321.1
7) General Baptist21.8
97) Other32.8
98) Don't know/No opinion98.3
99) No answer/Refused21.8
Missing2999
Total109100.0
227) 7-27. Was this church part of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, the Missouri Synod, or some other Lutheran group? (LUTHFMQX)
 TOTAL%
0) Not further specified513.2
1) ELCA, Evangelical Lutheran Church in America1231.6
2) Lutheran Church, Missouri Synod718.4
98) Don't know/No opinion1334.2
99) No answer/Refused12.6
Missing3070
Total38100.0
228) 7-28. Was their church part of the United Methodist Church, African Methodist Episcopal Church, or some other Methodist group? (METHFMQX)
 TOTAL%
0) Not further specified46.6
1) United Methodist Church4472.1
2) African Methodist Episcopal58.2
4) Free Methodist34.9
98) Don't know/No opinion46.6
99) No answer/Refused11.6
Missing3047
Total61100.0
229) 7-29. What was it called exactly? (JSTPRTFMQX) (JSTPFMQX)
 TOTAL%
97) Other250.0
98) Don't know/No opinion125.0
99) No answer/Refused125.0
Missing3104
Total4100.0
230) 7-30. Was this the Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A., Presbyterian Church in America, or some other Presbyterian group? (PRESBFMQX) (PRSBFMQX)
 TOTAL%
0) Not further specified14.0
1) Presbyterian Church USA (or United Presbyterian Church)1352.0
2) Presbyterian Church in America (or Evangelical Presbyterian)312.0
97) Other14.0
98) Don't know/No opinion728.0
Missing3083
Total25100.0
231) 7-33. Was that the Evangelical Free Church, Evangelical Covenant Church, or a non-denominational evangelical church or something else? (EVANGFMQX) (EVANFMQX)
 TOTAL%
3) Evangelical Covenant Church133.3
5) Non-denominational/independent evangelical church133.3
97) Other133.3
Missing3105
Total3100.0
232) 7-34. When you say Christian does that mean the denomination called the Christian Church Disciples of Christ, or some other Christian denomination, or do you mean to say they were just Christian? (JSTXIANFMQX) (JSTFMQX)
 TOTAL%
1) Disciples of Christ18.3
4) Non-denominational216.7
5) They were just Christian758.3
98) Don't know/No opinion18.3
99) No answer/Refused18.3
Missing3096
Total12100.0
233) 7-35. Was this the Church of Christ or the United Church of Christ? (CHRCHXFMQX) (CHRFMQX)
 TOTAL%
1) Church of Christ7100.0
Missing3101
Total7100.0
234) 7-36. Was this the Church of God of Anderson, Indiana; the Church of God of Cleveland, Tennessee; the Church of God in Christ; or some other Church of God? (CHRCHGDFMQX) (CHGDFMQX)
 TOTAL%
0) Not further specified266.7
3) Church of God in Christ133.3
Missing3105
Total3100.0
235) 7-37. What kind of Holiness church was this? Was it the Church of the Nazarene, the Wesleyan Church, the Free Methodists, or something else? (HOLINSSFMQX) (HOLIFMQX)
 TOTAL%
2) Church of God (Anderson, Indiana)240.0
97) Other120.0
99) No answer/Refused240.0
Missing3103
Total5100.0
236) 7-38. What kind of Pentecostal church was this? Is it Assemblies of God, Church of God in Christ, the Four Square Gospel, or something else? (PENTECSFMQX) (PENTFMQX)
 TOTAL%
0) Not further specified15.0
1) Assemblies of God735.0
2) Church of God in Christ420.0
4) Four Square Gospel (or Four Square)15.0
5) Pentecostal Church of God15.0
6) Pentecostal Holiness Church15.0
7) Other Pentecostal210.0
8) United Pentecostal15.0
98) Don't know/No opinion210.0
Missing3088
Total20100.0
237) 7-39. What kind of Orthodox church was that? (ORTHODXFMQX) (ORTHFMQX)
 TOTAL%
2) Eastern Orthodox1100.0
Missing3107
Total1100.0
238) 7-40. What kind of non-denominational or independent church was that? Was it a nondenominational evangelical church, an interdenominational/community church, an interfaith or ecumenical Protestant church, or something else? (DENOTHERFMQX) (DENOFMQX)
 TOTAL%
1) Non-denominational evangelical church240.0
2) Interdenominational or community church240.0
98) Don't know/No opinion120.0
Missing3103
Total5100.0
239) 7-41. Thinking about your family's religious faith, would you describe them as traditional Catholic or liberal Catholic? (CATHTYPEFMQX) (CATHFMQX)
 TOTAL%
1) Traditional Catholic12362.1
2) Liberal Catholic6432.3
3) Other21.0
8) Don't know/No opinion94.5
Missing2910
Total198100.0
240) 7-42. Do you consider your family to be Orthodox, Conservative, Reform or something else? (JEWTYPEFMQX) (JEWTFMQX)
 TOTAL%
2) Conservative Jew116.7
3) Reform Jew350.0
4) Other/something else233.3
Missing3102
Total6100.0
241) 7-43. As an adult, have you ever had another religious preference besides being a . . . ? (RELIGEXYN) (RELGEXYN)
 TOTAL%
0) No242378.0
1) Yes67221.6
8) Don't know/No opinion70.2
9) No answer/Refused60.2
Total3108100.0
242) 7-44. What was your prior religious preference? Was it Protestant, Catholic, another type of Christian, Jewish, some other religion, or nothing in particular? (RELIGEX)
 TOTAL%
1) Protestant26439.3
2) Catholic13820.5
3) Another type of Christian10816.1
4) Jewish121.8
5) Some other religion10715.9
6) Nothing in particular334.9
8) Don't know/No opinion81.2
9) No answer/Refused20.3
Missing2436
Total672100.0
243) 7-45. What church or denomination was that? (DENOMEX) (DENOMEX)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total47921.0129.37
244) 7-46. With which Baptist group was their church associated? Was it the Southern Baptist Convention, the American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A., an independent Baptist church or some other Baptist group? (BAPTEX)
 TOTAL%
0) Not further specified44.1
1) Southern Baptist Convention4445.4
2) American Baptist Churches in USA2020.6
3) Independent Baptist1414.4
4) Missionary Baptist11.0
7) General Baptist11.0
97) Other44.1
98) Don't know/No opinion77.2
99) No answer/Refused22.1
Missing3011
Total97100.0
245) 7-47. Was this church part of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, the Missouri Synod, or some other Lutheran group? (LUTHEX)
 TOTAL%
0) Not further specified26.1
1) ELCA, Evangelical Lutheran Church in America1133.3
2) Lutheran Church, Missouri Synod1030.3
97) Other26.1
98) Don't know/No opinion412.1
99) No answer/Refused412.1
Missing3075
Total33100.0
246) 7-48. Was their church part of the United Methodist Church, African Methodist Episcopal Church, or some other Methodist group? (METHEX)
 TOTAL%
0) Not further specified810.8
1) United Methodist Church5979.7
2) African Methodist Episcopal11.4
4) Free Methodist00.0
97) Other22.7
98) Don't know/No opinion34.1
99) No answer/Refused11.4
Missing3034
Total74100.0
247) 7-49. What was it called exactly? (JSTPROTEX) (JSTPRTEX)
 TOTAL%
97) Other2100.0
Missing3106
Total2100.0
248) 7-50. Was this the Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A., Presbyterian Church in America, or some other Presbyterian group? (PRESBEX)
 TOTAL%
0) Not further specified25.6
1) Presbyterian Church USA (or United Presbyterian Church)2261.1
2) Presbyterian Church in America (or Evangelical Presbyterian)411.1
97) Other25.6
98) Don't know/No opinion616.7
Missing3072
Total36100.0
249) 7-51. Was this the Christian Reformed Church, the Reformed Church in American or some other Reformed group? (REFORMDEX) (REFRMDEX)
 TOTAL%
97) Other1100.0
Missing3107
Total1100.0
250) 7-53. Was that the Evangelical Free Church, Evangelical Covenant Church, or a non-denominational evangelical church or something else? (EVANGEX)
 TOTAL%
1) Born-again, Bible, Gospel, Missionary330.0
2) Evangelical Free Church or Free Church220.0
5) Non-denominational/independent evangelical440.0
98) Don't know/No opinion110.0
Missing3098
Total10100.0
251) 7-54. When you say Christian does that mean the denomination called the Christian Church Disciples of Christ, or some other Christian denomination, or do you mean to say they were just Christian? (JSTXIANEX) (JSTXNEX)
 TOTAL%
1) Disciples of Christ19.1
5) They were just Christian763.6
99) No answer/Refused327.3
Missing3097
Total11100.0
252) 7-55. Was this the Church of Christ or the United Church of Christ? (CHRCHXEX)
 TOTAL%
1) Church of Christ675.0
2) United Church of Christ112.5
8) Don't know/No opinion112.5
Missing3100
Total8100.0
253) 7-56. Was this the Church of God of Anderson, Indiana; the Church of God of Cleveland, Tennessee; the Church of God in Christ; or some other Church of God? (CHRCHGDEX) (CHRGDEX)
 TOTAL%
3) Church of God in Christ1100.0
Missing3107
Total1100.0
254) 7-57. What kind of Holiness church was this? Was it the Church of the Nazarene, the Wesleyan Church, the Free Methodists, or something else? (HOLINSSEX) (HOLINEX)
 TOTAL%
97) Other1100.0
Missing3107
Total1100.0
255) 7-58. What kind of Pentecostal church was this? Is it Assemblies of God, Church of God in Christ, the Four Square Gospel, or something else? (PENTECSEX) (PENTECEX)
 TOTAL%
0) Not further specified29.1
1) Assemblies of God627.3
2) Church of God in Christ313.6
4) Four Square Gospel (or Four Square)14.5
5) Pentecostal Church of God29.1
6) Pentecostal Holiness Church29.1
7) Other Pentecostal313.6
97) Other29.1
98) Don't know/No opinion14.5
Missing3086
Total22100.0
256) 7-59. What kind of Orthodox church was that? (ORTHODXEX) (ORTHODEX)
 TOTAL%
2) Eastern Orthodox150.0
4) Russian Orthodox150.0
Missing3106
Total2100.0
257) 7-60. What kind of non-denominational or independent church was that? Was it a nondenominational evangelical church, an interdenominational/community church, an interfaith or ecumenical Protestant church, or something else? (DENOTHEREX) (DENOTHEX)
 TOTAL%
1) Non-denominational evangelical church323.1
2) Interdenominational or community church538.5
3) Interfaith or ecumenical Protestant church17.7
5) Baptist17.7
97) Other215.4
98) Don't know/No opinion17.7
Missing3095
Total13100.0
258) 7-61. Thinking about your family's religious faith, would you describe them as traditional Catholic or liberal Catholic? (CATHTYPEEX) (CATHTPEX)
 TOTAL%
1) Traditional Catholic6043.5
2) Liberal Catholic3525.4
3) Other3626.1
8) Don't know/No opinion53.6
9) No answer/Refused21.4
Missing2970
Total138100.0
259) 7-62. Do you consider your family to be Orthodox, Conservative, Reform or something else? (JEWTYPEEX) (JEWTYPEX)
 TOTAL%
2) Conservative Jew650.0
3) Reform Jew216.7
4) Other/something else433.3
Missing3096
Total12100.0
260) 7-63a. We're interested in learning how important various factors were in your becoming a/an member of your religion? How important was the clergy -- very important, somewhat important, or not at all important? (YRELCLGY)
 TOTAL%
0) Not at all important16426.1
1) Somewhat important19631.2
2) Very important26141.5
8) Don't know/No opinion71.1
9) No answer/Refused10.2
Missing2479
Total629100.0
261) 7-63b. We're interested in learning how important various factors were in your becoming a/an member of your religion? How important was your marriage or spouse -- very important, somewhat important, or not at all important? (YRELPTNR)
 TOTAL%
0) Not at all important25841.0
1) Somewhat important7912.6
2) Very important27243.2
8) Don't know/No opinion111.7
9) No answer/Refused91.4
Missing2479
Total629100.0
262) 7-63c. We're interested in learning how important various factors were in your becoming a/an member of your religion? How important was your family (other than your spouse) -- very important, somewhat important, or not at all important? (YRELFAM)
 TOTAL%
0) Not at all important23837.8
1) Somewhat important10216.2
2) Very important28144.7
8) Don't know/No opinion50.8
9) No answer/Refused30.5
Missing2479
Total629100.0
263) 7-63d. We're interested in learning how important various factors were in your becoming a/an member of your religion? How important was location or convenience -- very important, somewhat important, or not at all important? (YRELLOC)
 TOTAL%
0) Not at all important30248.0
1) Somewhat important18329.1
2) Very important13621.6
8) Don't know/No opinion71.1
9) No answer/Refused10.2
Missing2479
Total629100.0
264) 7-63e. We're interested in learning how important various factors were in your becoming a/an member of your religion? How important was theology or religious beliefs -- very important, somewhat important, or not at all important? (YRELBELS)
 TOTAL%
0) Not at all important8413.4
1) Somewhat important17928.5
2) Very important35957.1
8) Don't know/No opinion50.8
9) No answer/Refused20.3
Missing2479
Total629100.0
265) 7-63f. We're interested in learning how important various factors were in your becoming a/an member of your religion? How important were your political or social views -- very important, somewhat important, or not at all important? (YRELPOL)
 TOTAL%
0) Not at all important28144.7
1) Somewhat important19531.0
2) Very important14523.1
8) Don't know/No opinion71.1
9) No answer/Refused10.2
Missing2479
Total629100.0
266) 7-63g. We're interested in learning how important various factors were in your becoming a/an member of your religion? How important was the liturgy or style of worship -- very important, somewhat important, or not at all important? (YRELLITU)
 TOTAL%
0) Not at all important12620.0
1) Somewhat important21233.7
2) Very important27443.6
8) Don't know/No opinion132.1
9) No answer/Refused40.6
Missing2479
Total629100.0
267) 7-63h. We're interested in learning how important various factors were in your becoming a/an member of your religion? How important were friends -- very important, somewhat important, or not at all important? (YRELFRDS)
 TOTAL%
0) Not at all important29647.1
1) Somewhat important16926.9
2) Very important15925.3
8) Don't know/No opinion40.6
9) No answer/Refused10.2
Missing2479
Total629100.0
268) Question order: 7_63_01 (ROT7_63_01) (RT7_63_1)
 TOTAL%
1) Clergy39312.8
2) Marriage or spouse37812.3
3) Family (other than spouse)38612.6
4) Location or convenience37312.2
5) Theology or religious beliefs40013.1
6) Political or social views38812.7
7) Liturgy or style of worship37512.2
8) Friends37212.1
Missing43
Total3065100.0
269) Question order: 7_63_02 (ROT7_63_02) (RT7_63_2)
 TOTAL%
1) Clergy41713.6
2) Marriage or spouse39412.9
3) Family (other than spouse)40313.1
4) Location or convenience35611.6
5) Theology or religious beliefs40413.2
6) Political or social views36511.9
7) Liturgy or style of worship36011.7
8) Friends36611.9
Missing43
Total3065100.0
270) Question order: 7_63_03 (ROT7_63_03) (RT7_63_3)
 TOTAL%
1) Clergy37712.3
2) Marriage or spouse37012.1
3) Family (other than spouse)34211.2
4) Location or convenience38512.6
5) Theology or religious beliefs39913.0
6) Political or social views38112.4
7) Liturgy or style of worship40413.2
8) Friends40713.3
Missing43
Total3065100.0
271) Question order: 7_63_04 (ROT7_63_04) (RT7_63_4)
 TOTAL%
1) Clergy35611.6
2) Marriage or spouse37512.2
3) Family (other than spouse)38612.6
4) Location or convenience38612.6
5) Theology or religious beliefs35911.7
6) Political or social views37812.3
7) Liturgy or style of worship43014.0
8) Friends39512.9
Missing43
Total3065100.0
272) Question order: 7_63_05 (ROT7_63_05) (RT7_63_5)
 TOTAL%
1) Clergy37812.3
2) Marriage or spouse38512.6
3) Family (other than spouse)38912.7
4) Location or convenience39512.9
5) Theology or religious beliefs37212.1
6) Political or social views38712.6
7) Liturgy or style of worship37212.1
8) Friends38712.6
Missing43
Total3065100.0
273) Question order: 7_63_06 (ROT7_63_06) (RT7_63_6)
 TOTAL%
1) Clergy35211.5
2) Marriage or spouse42013.7
3) Family (other than spouse)37512.2
4) Location or convenience38312.5
5) Theology or religious beliefs37512.2
6) Political or social views40313.1
7) Liturgy or style of worship36211.8
8) Friends39512.9
Missing43
Total3065100.0
274) Question order: 7_63_07 (ROT7_63_07) (RT7_63_7)
 TOTAL%
1) Clergy39212.8
2) Marriage or spouse37112.1
3) Family (other than spouse)41713.6
4) Location or convenience37812.3
5) Theology or religious beliefs39212.8
6) Political or social views38812.7
7) Liturgy or style of worship36511.9
8) Friends36211.8
Missing43
Total3065100.0
275) Question order: 7_63_08 (ROT7_63_08) (RT7_63_8)
 TOTAL%
1) Clergy40013.1
2) Marriage or spouse37212.1
3) Family (other than spouse)36712.0
4) Location or convenience40913.3
5) Theology or religious beliefs36411.9
6) Political or social views37512.2
7) Liturgy or style of worship39713.0
8) Friends38112.4
Missing43
Total3065100.0
276) 7-64. How often do you attend religious services? (RELATEND)
 TOTAL%
1) Several times a week37712.1
2) Every week78825.4
3) Nearly every week1494.8
4) 2-3 times a month31410.1
5) About once a month2146.9
6) Several times a year31610.2
7) About once or twice a year37011.9
8) Less than once a year1274.1
9) Never43514.0
98) Don't know/No opinion50.2
99) No answer/Refused130.4
Total3108100.0
277) 7-65. Is that more, less, or about the same as five years ago? (RELAT5YR)
 TOTAL%
0) Less67721.9
1) About the same184759.8
2) More54217.5
8) Don't know/No opinion200.6
9) No answer/Refused40.1
Missing18
Total3090100.0
278) 7-66. Did you ever in the past attend religious services regularly or not? (RELATEVER) (RELATEVR)
 TOTAL%
0) No16036.8
1) Yes27463.0
8) Don't know/No opinion10.2
Missing2673
Total435100.0
279) 7-67. How often did your family attend religious services when you were growing up, if at all? (RELATPST)
 TOTAL%
0) Never2357.6
1) Every week179357.7
2) Nearly every week31710.2
3) 2-3 times a month2327.5
4) About once a month1223.9
5) Several times a year1665.3
6) About once or twice a year1595.1
7) Less than once a year551.8
8) Don't know/No opinion220.7
9) No answer/Refused70.2
Total3108100.0
280) 7-68. When you were growing up, did you attend Sunday school or religious education classes very often, sometimes, rarely, or never? (SUNSCHPST) (SUNSCH)
 TOTAL%
0) Never2939.4
1) Rarely2116.8
2) Sometimes55217.8
3) Very often203365.4
8) Don't know/No opinion120.4
9) No answer/Refused70.2
Total3108100.0
281) 8-1. Are you currently married, separated, divorced, widowed, or have you never married? (MARITAL)
 TOTAL%
0) Never married59419.1
1) Widowed2758.8
2) Divorced41213.3
3) Separated912.9
4) Currently married173055.7
9) No answer/Refused60.2
Total3108100.0
282) 8-2. Are you currently living with a partner? (PARTNER)
 TOTAL%
0) No112881.9
1) Yes24717.9
9) No answer/Refused30.2
Missing1730
Total1378100.0
283) 8-3. How many children, aged 17 or younger, live in your household? (KIDS)
 TOTAL%
0) 0196263.1
1) 144814.4
2) 246615.0
3) 31555.0
4) 4531.7
5) 5170.5
6) 630.1
7) 710.0
13) 1310.0
99) No answer/Refused20.1
Total3108100.0
284) 8-4. And how many of these children are six years old or older? (KIDS_6)
 TOTAL%
0) 028725.1
1) 145239.5
2) 229325.6
3) 3867.5
4) 4181.6
5) 570.6
99) No answer/Refused10.1
Missing1964
Total1144100.0
285) 8-5. Do you have any other children, including adult children? (KIDSADLT)
 TOTAL%
0) No146647.2
1) Yes163752.7
9) No answer/Refused50.2
Total3108100.0
286) 8-6. Including yourself, how many adults live in your household? (ADLT_HH)
 TOTAL%
1) 174524.0
2) 2170955.0
3) 342613.7
4) 41675.4
5) 5290.9
6) 6200.6
7) 740.1
8) 810.0
99) No answer/Refused70.2
Total3108100.0
287) 9-1. You said you were a (current religious preference). How about your spouse or partner, what denomination are they now, if any? (RELIGSP)
 TOTAL%
1) Protestant45022.8
2) Catholic44522.5
3) Another type of Christian1819.2
4) Jewish371.9
5) Some other religion824.1
6) Nothing in particular23511.9
7) Same as me42721.6
8) Baptist120.6
9) Methodist50.3
10) Church (or Churches) of Christ40.2
11) Lutheran40.2
12) Atheist/Agnostic30.2
13) Jehovah's Witnesses40.2
14) Mormon30.2
15) Unitarian Universalist20.1
16) Nazarene20.1
97) Other231.2
98) Don't know/No opinion402.0
99) No answer/Refused180.9
Missing1131
Total1977100.0
288) 9-2. What church or denomination is that? (DENOMSP)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total71319.3128.47
289) 9-3. How often does your spouse or partner attend religious services, if at all? (RELATSP)
 TOTAL%
1) Several times a week20710.5
2) Every week45423.0
3) Nearly every week1206.1
4) 2-3 times a month1779.0
5) About once a month1407.1
6) Several times a year20310.3
7) About once or twice a year1869.4
8) Less than once a year613.1
9) Never41120.8
98) Don't know/No opinion80.4
99) No answer/Refused100.5
Missing1131
Total1977100.0
290) 9-4. Do any of your children have a different religious affiliation from yours? (RELKIDDIF) (RELKDDIF)
 TOTAL%
0) No187177.3
1) Yes48219.9
8) Don't know/No opinion522.1
9) No answer/Refused160.7
Missing687
Total2421100.0
291) 9-5. What denomination are they, if any? You said you were a (current religious preference). (RELIGKD_01). (RELKD_01)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total48241.9940.97
292) 9-5. What denomination are they, if any? You said you were a (current religious preference). (RELIGKD_02). (RELKD_02)
 TOTAL%
2) Episcopalian/Anglican/Church of England12.0
3) Lutheran36.1
4) Methodist36.1
6) Presbyterian48.2
10) Christian (or just Christian)12.0
16) Church of God12.0
19) Nazarene12.0
20) Wesleyan (or Wesleyan Church)12.0
22) Pentecostal24.1
26) Non-Denominational/Independent510.2
27) Latter-day Saint/Mormon36.1
28) Jehovah's Witnesses24.1
32) Muslim/Islam12.0
37) ELCA (Evangelical Lutheran Church in America)12.0
39) Lutheran Church, Wisconsin Evangelical Synod12.0
67) Four Square Gospel (or Four Square)12.0
84) Catholic918.4
88) Non-denominational (general)12.0
90) Seventh-day Adventist12.0
91) Atheist/Agnostic48.2
97) Other36.1
Missing3059
Total49100.0
293) 9-5. What denomination are they, if any? You said you were a (current religious preference). (RELIGKD_03). (RELKD_03)
 TOTAL%
4) Methodist116.7
9) Evangelical or born-again116.7
19) Nazarene116.7
22) Pentecostal116.7
28) Jehovah's Witnesses116.7
84) Catholic116.7
Missing3102
Total6100.0
294) 9-7. How often do your children attend religious services, if at all? (RELATKID_01) (RELATK_1)
 TOTAL%
1) Several times a week26611.0
2) Every week64126.5
3) Nearly every week1707.0
4) 2-3 times a month24310.0
5) About once a month1466.0
6) Several times a year2219.1
7) About once or twice a year1616.7
8) Less than once a year451.9
9) Never32513.4
98) Don't know/No opinion1847.6
99) No answer/Refused190.8
Missing687
Total2421100.0
295) 9-7. How often do your children attend religious services, if at all? (RELATKID_02) (RELATK_2)
 TOTAL%
2) Every week118.9
3) Nearly every week54.1
4) 2-3 times a month2217.9
5) About once a month1411.4
6) Several times a year1915.4
7) About once or twice a year1713.8
8) Less than once a year54.1
9) Never3024.4
Missing2985
Total123100.0
296) 9-7. How often do your children attend religious services, if at all? (RELATKID_03) (RELATK_3)
 TOTAL%
4) 2-3 times a month15.0
5) About once a month15.0
6) Several times a year315.0
7) About once or twice a year525.0
8) Less than once a year210.0
9) Never840.0
Missing3088
Total20100.0
297) 9-8. How important is it to you that your children marry someone of your own faith? (WEDINREL)
 TOTAL%
0) Not important at all91737.9
1) Not very important43818.1
2) Somewhat important50420.8
3) Very important52721.8
8) Don't know/No opinion231.0
9) No answer/Refused120.5
Missing687
Total2421100.0
298) 9-9. Thinking about your extended family, how many of them have the same religious affiliation as you? (REL_FAM)
 TOTAL%
0) None the same50416.2
1) Some73823.7
2) Most88228.4
3) All the same90029.0
8) Don't know/No opinion692.2
9) No answer/Refused150.5
Total3108100.0
299) 9-11. Thinking about your neighbors, how many of them have the same religious affiliation as you? (REL_NEI)
 TOTAL%
0) None the same69622.4
1) Some106134.1
2) Most36311.7
3) All the same1354.3
8) Don't know/No opinion84127.1
9) No answer/Refused120.4
Total3108100.0
300) 9-10. Thinking about your five closest friends, how many of them have the same religious affiliation as you, zero, one, two, three, four, or five? (REL_5FRD)
 TOTAL%
0) 051516.6
1) 135211.3
2) 251916.7
3) 356218.1
4) 431110.0
5) 568322.0
8) Don't know/No opinion1444.6
9) No answer/Refused220.7
Total3108100.0
301) 10-1. Is there a particular place of worship where you usually attend religious services or not? (REGCHRH)
 TOTAL%
0) No52920.9
1) Yes199478.9
8) Don't know/No opinion30.1
9) No answer/Refused20.1
Missing580
Total2528100.0
302) 10-2. Do you ever take part in the activities of a church or place of worship other than attending services? (RELPART)
 TOTAL%
0) No36969.1
1) Yes16430.7
8) Don't know/No opinion10.2
Missing2574
Total534100.0
303) 10-3. Are you officially a member of a parish, congregation, temple, or other place of worhip? (RELMEM)
 TOTAL%
0) No149648.1
1) Yes160251.5
8) Don't know/No opinion90.3
9) No answer/Refused10.0
Total3108100.0
304) 10-3a. Do you participate in any religious organization, apart from a congregation, such as a missionary, fellowship, charity or advocacy group? (PARACHRC)
 TOTAL%
0) No256582.5
1) Yes53417.2
8) Don't know/No opinion80.3
9) No answer/Refused10.0
Total3108100.0
305) 10-3b. What is that group? (PARACHR1_01) (PRCHR1_1)
 TOTAL%
1) B'nai Brith20.4
2) Campus Crusade for Christ61.1
3) Christian Coalition10.2
4) Hadassah20.4
5) InterVarsity Christian Fellowship50.9
6) Knights of Columbus142.6
8) World Vision10.2
9) Young Life20.4
10) Various missionary group mentions7113.3
11) Various charity relief groups6512.2
12) Various fellowship group mentions336.2
13) Women's/men's Groups376.9
14) Bible study groups132.4
15) Children/youth oriented groups132.4
16) Illness/medical support groups71.3
17) Legion of Mary30.6
97) Other21941.0
98) Don't know/No opinion336.2
99) No answer/Refused71.3
Missing2574
Total534100.0
306) 10-3b. What is that group? (PARACHR1_02) (PRCHR1_2)
 TOTAL%
6) Knights of Columbus16.3
11) Various charity relief groups212.5
13) Women's/men's Groups16.3
14) Bible study groups16.3
15) Children/youth oriented groups16.3
16) Illness/medical support groups16.3
97) Other956.3
Missing3092
Total16100.0
307) 10-3b. What is that group? (PARACHR1_03) (PRCHR1_3)
 TOTAL%
14) Bible study groups1100.0
Missing3107
Total1100.0
308) 10-4. How many years have you been going to religious services at this congregation? (CNGYRS)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total231117.6020.06
309) 10-5. On average, how many minutes does it take to get to this congregation by your usual method of travel? (CNGTRVL)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total115615.4514.33
310) 10-6a. We'd like to ask you a series of questions to learn why you chose this congregation. Was the clergy very important, somewhat important, or not at all important in choosing this congregation? (YCNGCLGY)
 TOTAL%
0) Not at all important68029.4
1) Somewhat important69830.2
2) Very important88738.4
8) Don't know/No opinion321.4
9) No answer/Refused140.6
Missing797
Total2311100.0
311) 10-6b. We'd like to ask you a series of questions to learn why you chose this congregation. Was your marriage, spouse, or partner very important, somewhat important, or not at all important in choosing this congregation? (YCNGPTNR)
 TOTAL%
0) Not at all important81340.5
1) Somewhat important32816.3
2) Very important83241.4
8) Don't know/No opinion211.0
9) No answer/Refused150.7
Missing1099
Total2009100.0
312) 10-6c. We'd like to ask you a series of questions to learn why you chose this congregation. Was your family (other than spouse) very important, somewhat important, or not at all important in choosing this congregation? (YCNGFAM)
 TOTAL%
0) Not at all important99042.8
1) Somewhat important46620.2
2) Very important82235.6
8) Don't know/No opinion200.9
9) No answer/Refused130.6
Missing797
Total2311100.0
313) 10-6d. We'd like to ask you a series of questions to learn why you chose this congregation. Was the fact that this is your childhood congregation very important, somewhat important, or not at all important in choosing this congregation? (YCNGYUTH)
 TOTAL%
0) Not at all important137759.6
1) Somewhat important29412.7
2) Very important54823.7
8) Don't know/No opinion150.6
9) No answer/Refused773.3
Missing797
Total2311100.0
314) 10-6e. We'd like to ask you a series of questions to learn why you chose this congregation. Was location of congregation very important, somewhat important, or not at all important in choosing this congregation? (YCNGLOC)
 TOTAL%
0) Not at all important84536.6
1) Somewhat important69530.1
2) Very important75132.5
8) Don't know/No opinion90.4
9) No answer/Refused110.5
Missing797
Total2311100.0
315) 10-6f. We'd like to ask you a series of questions to learn why you chose this congregation. Was theology or religious beliefs very important, somewhat important, or not at all important in choosing this congregation? (YCNGBELS)
 TOTAL%
0) Not at all important27812.0
1) Somewhat important59625.8
2) Very important140760.9
8) Don't know/No opinion210.9
9) No answer/Refused90.4
Missing797
Total2311100.0
316) 10-6g. We'd like to ask you a series of questions to learn why you chose this congregation. Were your political or social views very important, somewhat important, or not at all important in choosing this congregation? (YCNGPOL)
 TOTAL%
0) Not at all important141661.3
1) Somewhat important48420.9
2) Very important37916.4
8) Don't know/No opinion180.8
9) No answer/Refused140.6
Missing797
Total2311100.0
317) 10-6h. We'd like to ask you a series of questions to learn why you chose this congregation. Was the liturgy or style of worship very important, somewhat important, or not at all important in choosing this congregation? (YCNGLITU)
 TOTAL%
0) Not at all important43618.9
1) Somewhat important81835.4
2) Very important102244.2
8) Don't know/No opinion180.8
9) No answer/Refused170.7
Missing797
Total2311100.0
318) 10-6i. We'd like to ask you a series of questions to learn why you chose this congregation. Were friends very important, somewhat important, or not at all important in choosing this congregation? (YCNGFRDS)
 TOTAL%
0) Not at all important130556.5
1) Somewhat important55123.8
2) Very important42518.4
8) Don't know/No opinion200.9
9) No answer/Refused100.4
Missing797
Total2311100.0
319) Question order: 10_6_01 (ROT10_6_01) (RT10_6_1)
 TOTAL%
1) Clergy36611.8
2) Marriage, spouse, or partner38212.3
3) Family (other than spouse)32910.6
4) The fact that this was your childhood congregation34611.1
5) Location or convenience34811.2
6) Theology or religious beliefs34010.9
7) Political or social views34911.2
8) Liturgy or style of worship31610.2
9) Friends33210.7
Total3108100.0
320) Question order: 10_6_02 (ROT10_6_02) (RT10_6_2)
 TOTAL%
1) Clergy34611.1
2) Marriage, spouse, or partner33510.8
3) Family (other than spouse)31410.1
4) The fact that this was your childhood congregation34010.9
5) Location or convenience32510.5
6) Theology or religious beliefs37312.0
7) Political or social views34111.0
8) Liturgy or style of worship38412.4
9) Friends35011.3
Total3108100.0
321) Question order: 10_6_03 (ROT10_6_03) (RT10_6_3)
 TOTAL%
1) Clergy34911.2
2) Marriage, spouse, or partner33710.8
3) Family (other than spouse)33210.7
4) The fact that this was your childhood congregation35911.6
5) Location or convenience33510.8
6) Theology or religious beliefs34911.2
7) Political or social views36011.6
8) Liturgy or style of worship33210.7
9) Friends35511.4
Total3108100.0
322) Question order: 10_6_04 (ROT10_6_04) (RT10_6_4)
 TOTAL%
1) Clergy34911.2
2) Marriage, spouse, or partner34311.0
3) Family (other than spouse)36011.6
4) The fact that this was your childhood congregation32210.4
5) Location or convenience35411.4
6) Theology or religious beliefs34211.0
7) Political or social views34811.2
8) Liturgy or style of worship31710.2
9) Friends37312.0
Total3108100.0
323) Question order: 10_6_05 (ROT10_6_05) (RT10_6_5)
 TOTAL%
1) Clergy32910.6
2) Marriage, spouse, or partner35411.4
3) Family (other than spouse)35511.4
4) The fact that this was your childhood congregation36911.9
5) Location or convenience34511.1
6) Theology or religious beliefs35011.3
7) Political or social views32510.5
8) Liturgy or style of worship33910.9
9) Friends34211.0
Total3108100.0
324) Question order: 10_6_06 (ROT10_6_06) (RT10_6_6)
 TOTAL%
1) Clergy32410.4
2) Marriage, spouse, or partner34611.1
3) Family (other than spouse)34611.1
4) The fact that this was your childhood congregation32710.5
5) Location or convenience36511.7
6) Theology or religious beliefs32810.6
7) Political or social views37111.9
8) Liturgy or style of worship36511.7
9) Friends33610.8
Total3108100.0
325) Question order: 10_6_07 (ROT10_6_07) (RT10_6_7)
 TOTAL%
1) Clergy36011.6
2) Marriage, spouse, or partner34211.0
3) Family (other than spouse)36211.6
4) The fact that this was your childhood congregation33210.7
5) Location or convenience35111.3
6) Theology or religious beliefs33610.8
7) Political or social views33710.8
8) Liturgy or style of worship34111.0
9) Friends34711.2
Total3108100.0
326) Question order: 10_6_08 (ROT10_6_08) (RT10_6_8)
 TOTAL%
1) Clergy33710.8
2) Marriage, spouse, or partner33010.6
3) Family (other than spouse)36311.7
4) The fact that this was your childhood congregation36311.7
5) Location or convenience32410.4
6) Theology or religious beliefs36311.7
7) Political or social views34611.1
8) Liturgy or style of worship35211.3
9) Friends33010.6
Total3108100.0
327) Question order: 10_6_09 (ROT10_6_09) (RT10_6_9)
 TOTAL%
1) Clergy34811.2
2) Marriage, spouse, or partner33910.9
3) Family (other than spouse)34711.2
4) The fact that this was your childhood congregation35011.3
5) Location or convenience36111.6
6) Theology or religious beliefs32710.5
7) Political or social views33110.6
8) Liturgy or style of worship36211.6
9) Friends34311.0
Total3108100.0
328) 10-7. How satisfied generally are you with this congregation - are you very satisfied, moderately satisfied, slightly satisfied, or not at all satisfied? (CNGSAT)
 TOTAL%
0) Not at all satisfied421.8
1) Slightly satisfied1627.0
2) Moderately satisfied74832.4
3) Very satisfied133757.9
8) Don't know/No opinion140.6
9) No answer/Refused80.3
Missing797
Total2311100.0
329) 10-10. Approximately how many people typically attend weekly worship at this congregation? (CNGSIZE)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total23117,098.2124,663.14
330) 10-11. What proportion of this congregation are of the same race or ethnicity as you -- all, or almost all, about three quarters, about a half, about a quarter or less? (CNGRACE)
 TOTAL%
0) About a quarter or less2279.8
1) About a half27712.0
2) About three-quarters55424.0
3) All or almost all120152.0
8) Don't know/No opinion351.5
9) No answer/Refused170.7
Missing797
Total2311100.0
331) 10-12. What proportion of this congregation are of the same general political outlook as you -- all, or almost all, about three quarters, about a half, about a quarter or less? (CNGPOL)
 TOTAL%
0) About a quarter or less28812.5
1) About a half55724.1
2) About three-quarters28612.4
3) All or almost all39317.0
8) Don't know/No opinion75932.8
9) No answer/Refused281.2
Missing797
Total2311100.0
332) 10-13. How many close friends do you have in this congregation? Do you have no close friends, one to two, three to five, six to ten, or more than ten at this congregation? (CNGFRDS)
 TOTAL%
1) None50321.8
2) 1 or 255524.0
3) 3 to 552922.9
4) 6 to 1024410.6
5) More than 1045719.8
8) Don't know/No opinion110.5
9) No answer/Refused120.5
Missing797
Total2311100.0
333) 10-14a. Now we'd like to ask you about activities that some religious congregations undertake. Please tell me whether this is something this congregation ever does. Does this congregation ever participate in social service or community projects? (CNGPROJ)
 TOTAL%
0) No26711.6
1) Yes197185.3
8) Don't know/No opinion642.8
9) No answer/Refused90.4
Missing797
Total2311100.0
334) 10-14b. Now we'd like to ask you about activities that some religious congregations undertake. Please tell me whether this is something this congregation ever does. Does this congregation ever organize demonstrations or marches? (CNGDEMO)
 TOTAL%
0) No187781.2
1) Yes34615.0
8) Don't know/No opinion783.4
9) No answer/Refused100.4
Missing797
Total2311100.0
335) 10-14c. Now we'd like to ask you about activities that some religious congregations undertake. Please tell me whether this is something this congregation ever does. Does this congregation ever sponsor voter registration or distribute voter guides? (CNGVOTE)
 TOTAL%
0) No153666.5
1) Yes56524.4
8) Don't know/No opinion2028.7
9) No answer/Refused80.3
Missing797
Total2311100.0
336) Question order: 10_14_01 (ROT10_14_01) (R10_14_1)
 TOTAL%
0) Missing451.9
1) Participate in social service or community projects81435.2
2) Organize demonstrations or marches75632.7
3) Sponsor voter registration or distribute voter guides69630.1
Missing797
Total2311100.0
337) Question order: 10_14_02 (ROT10_14_02) (R10_14_2)
 TOTAL%
1) Participate in social service or community projects71731.6
2) Organize demonstrations or marches73932.6
3) Sponsor voter registration or distribute voter guides81035.7
Missing842
Total2266100.0
338) Question order: 10_14_03 (ROT10_14_03) (R10_14_3)
 TOTAL%
1) Participate in social service or community projects73532.4
2) Organize demonstrations or marches77134.0
3) Sponsor voter registration or distribute voter guides76033.5
Missing842
Total2266100.0
339) 10-15. According to the rules of this congregation, do men and women have the same role in decision-making, or not? (CNGFEM)
 TOTAL%
0) No32614.1
1) Yes187581.1
8) Don't know/No opinion984.2
9) No answer/Refused120.5
Missing797
Total2311100.0
340) 10-16. Some congregations focus on the moral and spiritual needs of their members, others focus on the moral and social problems facing the wider community. How would you describe this congregation? (CNGINWD)
 TOTAL%
1) A lot more focus on members59625.8
2) A little more focus on members42718.5
3) About equal focus on both (Vol.)34014.7
4) A little more focus on the wider community45719.8
5) A lot more focus on the wider community39517.1
8) Don't know/No opinion823.5
9) No answer/Refused140.6
Missing797
Total2311100.0
341) 10-17. How often, if at all, are social or political issues discussed from the pulpit in this congregation - several times a month, once every month or two, a few times a year or less often, or never? (CNGPOLPUL) (CNGPOLPL)
 TOTAL%
0) Never57324.8
1) A few times a year or less often97242.1
2) Once every month or two35615.4
3) Several times a month30313.1
8) Don't know/No opinion954.1
9) No answer/Refused120.5
Missing797
Total2311100.0
342) 10-18a. We're going to give you a list of activities that some people do associated with their congregation. Which, if any, of the following did you do in the past 12 months: participate in prayer groups or other small groups? (SMALLGP)
 TOTAL%
0) No116450.4
1) Yes113249.0
8) Don't know/No opinion80.3
9) No answer/Refused70.3
Missing797
Total2311100.0
343) 10-19. How often do you participate in small groups? (SMALLGP2)
 TOTAL%
0) Seldom30226.7
1) Roughly monthly38734.2
2) Roughly weekly40635.9
3) Roughly daily312.7
8) Don't know/No opinion40.4
9) No answer/Refused20.2
Missing1976
Total1132100.0
344) 10-18b. We're going to give you a list of activities that some people do associated with their congregation. Which, if any, of the following did you do in the past 12 months: participate in Sunday School/church school or religious education? (RELIGED)
 TOTAL%
0) No116950.6
1) Yes113249.0
8) Don't know/No opinion30.1
9) No answer/Refused70.3
Missing797
Total2311100.0
345) 10-18c. We're going to give you a list of activities that some people do associated with their congregation. Which, if any, of the following did you do in the past 12 months: invite someone outside the congregation to visit this congregation? (INVITE)
 TOTAL%
0) No103244.7
1) Yes126654.8
8) Don't know/No opinion70.3
9) No answer/Refused60.3
Missing797
Total2311100.0
346) 10-18d. We're going to give you a list of activities that some people do associated with their congregation. Which, if any, of the following did you do in the past 12 months: serve as an officer or member of a committee of this congregation? (OFFCRCNG)
 TOTAL%
0) No181078.3
1) Yes49021.2
8) Don't know/No opinion50.2
9) No answer/Refused60.3
Missing797
Total2311100.0
347) 10-18e. We're going to give you a list of activities that some people do associated with their congregation. Which, if any, of the following did you do in the past 12 months: participate in social or political action with others in this congregation? (ACTCNG)
 TOTAL%
0) No178177.1
1) Yes51122.1
8) Don't know/No opinion120.5
9) No answer/Refused70.3
Missing797
Total2311100.0
348) Question order: 10_18_01 (ROT10_18_01) (R10_18_1)
 TOTAL%
0) Missing451.9
1) Participate in prayer groups or other small groups45219.6
2) Participate in Sunday school/church school/religious education48120.8
3) Invite someone outside the congregation to visit44219.1
4) Serve as an officer or committee member of congregation44219.1
5) Participate in social/political action with others in congregation44919.4
Missing797
Total2311100.0
349) Question order: 10_18_02 (ROT10_18_02) (R10_18_2)
 TOTAL%
1) Participate in prayer groups or other small groups45219.9
2) Participate in Sunday school/church school/religious education46220.4
3) Invite someone outside the congregation to visit45219.9
4) Serve as an officer or committee member of congregation44319.5
5) Participate in social/political action with others in congregation45720.2
Missing842
Total2266100.0
350) Question order: 10_18_03 (ROT10_18_03) (R10_18_3)
 TOTAL%
1) Participate in prayer groups or other small groups44219.5
2) Participate in Sunday school/church school/religious education45520.1
3) Invite someone outside the congregation to visit44419.6
4) Serve as an officer or committee member of congregation45320.0
5) Participate in social/political action with others in congregation47220.8
Missing842
Total2266100.0
351) Question order: 10_18_04 (ROT10_18_04) (R10_18_4)
 TOTAL%
1) Participate in prayer groups or other small groups45720.2
2) Participate in Sunday school/church school/religious education44019.4
3) Invite someone outside the congregation to visit47821.1
4) Serve as an officer or committee member of congregation46020.3
5) Participate in social/political action with others in congregation43119.0
Missing842
Total2266100.0
352) Question order: 10_18_05 (ROT10_18_05) (R10_18_5)
 TOTAL%
1) Participate in prayer groups or other small groups46320.4
2) Participate in Sunday school/church school/religious education42818.9
3) Invite someone outside the congregation to visit45019.9
4) Serve as an officer or committee member of congregation46820.7
5) Participate in social/political action with others in congregation45720.2
Missing842
Total2266100.0
353) 10-8. Some people have searched for a new house of worship and some people haven't. Have you ever searched for the right house of worship -- that is, gone to different ones to compare and decide which you wanted to attend regularly? (CNGSHOP)
 TOTAL%
0) Never157650.7
1) Once40813.1
2) A few times89928.9
3) Frequently2056.6
8) Don't know/No opinion120.4
9) No answer/Refused80.3
Total3108100.0
354) 10-9. Thinking about the time you most recently looked for a church or synagogue, was it because you had moved? (YCNGSHP)
 TOTAL%
0) No83054.9
1) Yes67644.7
8) Don't know/No opinion30.2
9) No answer/Refused30.2
Missing1596
Total1512100.0
355) 11-1a. We'd like to ask about various ways in which some people practice religion, whether or not they belong to a particular congregation. The first/next item is: prayer outside of religious services. Do you do this . . .? (PRAY)
 TOTAL%
1) Never50416.2
2) Occasionally60019.3
3) Roughly once a week1254.0
4) A few times a week33510.8
5) Roughly once a day67421.7
6) Several times a day85327.4
8) Don't know/No opinion110.4
9) No answer/Refused60.2
Total3108100.0
356) 11-1b. We'd like to ask about various ways in which some people practice religion, whether or not they belong to a particular congregation. The first/next item is: read holy scriptures. Do you do this . . .? (RDHOLY)
 TOTAL%
1) Never77925.1
2) Occasionally101732.7
3) Roughly once a week2367.6
4) A few times a week41013.2
5) Roughly once a day45214.5
6) Several times a day2066.6
8) Don't know/No opinion30.1
9) No answer/Refused50.2
Total3108100.0
357) 11-1c. We'd like to ask about various ways in which some people practice religion, whether or not they belong to a particular congregation. The first/next item is: say grace or give blessings to God before meals. Do you do this . . .? (GRACE)
 TOTAL%
1) Never28718.5
2) Occasionally43027.7
3) Roughly once a week322.1
4) A few times a week1217.8
5) Roughly once a day22814.7
6) Several times a day45429.2
8) Don't know/No opinion20.1
9) No answer/Refused10.1
Missing1553
Total1555100.0
358) 11-1d. We'd like to ask about various ways in which some people practice religion, whether or not they belong to a particular congregation. The first/next item is: tune into religious programs on television or the radio. Do you do this . . .? (RELMEDIA)
 TOTAL%
1) Never68343.9
2) Occasionally43127.7
3) Roughly once a week1288.2
4) A few times a week15510.0
5) Roughly once a day895.7
6) Several times a day694.4
8) Don't know/No opinion10.1
Missing1552
Total1556100.0
359) 11-1e. We'd like to ask about various ways in which some people practice religion, whether or not they belong to a particular congregation. The first/next item is: read religious books, newspapers, or magazines. Do you do this . . .? (RELBKS)
 TOTAL%
1) Never45829.4
2) Occasionally59938.5
3) Roughly once a week1097.0
4) A few times a week18812.1
5) Roughly once a day1358.7
6) Several times a day613.9
8) Don't know/No opinion30.2
9) No answer/Refused40.3
Missing1551
Total1557100.0
360) 11-1f. We'd like to ask about various ways in which some people practice religion, whether or not they belong to a particular congregation. The first/next item is: visit religious websites or participate in religious groups on the Internet. Do you do this . . .? (RELNET)
 TOTAL%
1) Never130083.6
2) Occasionally18111.6
3) Roughly once a week231.5
4) A few times a week312.0
5) Roughly once a day120.8
6) Several times a day50.3
8) Don't know/No opinion10.1
9) No answer/Refused20.1
Missing1553
Total1555100.0
361) 11-1g. We'd like to ask about various ways in which some people practice religion, whether or not they belong to a particular congregation. The first/next item is: participate in religious services at work. Do you do this . . .? (RELWORK)
 TOTAL%
1) Never137588.5
2) Occasionally775.0
3) Roughly once a week221.4
4) A few times a week181.2
5) Roughly once a day130.8
6) Several times a day211.4
8) Don't know/No opinion120.8
9) No answer/Refused161.0
Missing1554
Total1554100.0
362) 11-1h. We'd like to ask about various ways in which some people practice religion, whether or not they belong to a particular congregation. The first/next item is: participate in religious services at home. Do you do this . . .? (RELHOME)
 TOTAL%
1) Never88056.6
2) Occasionally33121.3
3) Roughly once a week654.2
4) A few times a week925.9
5) Roughly once a day1137.3
6) Several times a day664.2
8) Don't know/No opinion70.4
9) No answer/Refused20.1
Missing1552
Total1556100.0
363) Question order: 11_1_01 (ROT11_1_01) (R_11_1_1)
 TOTAL%
1) Pray outside of religious services39812.8
2) Read the holy scripture38712.5
3) Say grace or give thanks to God before meals38012.2
4) Tune into religious programs38812.5
5) Read religious books, magazines, or newspapers38912.5
6) Visit religious websites or participate in religious groups on the Internet39712.8
7) Participate in religious services at work35511.4
8) Participate in religious services at home41413.3
Total3108100.0
364) Question order: 11_1_02 (ROT11_1_02) (R_11_1_2)
 TOTAL%
1) Pray outside of religious services40413.0
2) Read the holy scripture38712.5
3) Say grace or give thanks to God before meals37212.0
4) Tune into religious programs38312.3
5) Read religious books, magazines, or newspapers35911.6
6) Visit religious websites or participate in religious groups on the Internet38012.2
7) Participate in religious services at work41313.3
8) Participate in religious services at home41013.2
Total3108100.0
365) Question order: 11_1_03 (ROT11_1_03) (R_11_1_3)
 TOTAL%
1) Pray outside of religious services37912.2
2) Read the holy scripture41013.2
3) Say grace or give thanks to God before meals33110.6
4) Tune into religious programs43113.9
5) Read religious books, magazines, or newspapers38512.4
6) Visit religious websites or participate in religious groups on the Internet40012.9
7) Participate in religious services at work39412.7
8) Participate in religious services at home37812.2
Total3108100.0
366) Question order: 11_1_04 (ROT11_1_04) (R_11_1_4)
 TOTAL%
1) Pray outside of religious services38412.4
2) Read the holy scripture40713.1
3) Say grace or give thanks to God before meals38612.4
4) Tune into religious programs34911.2
5) Read religious books, magazines, or newspapers38312.3
6) Visit religious websites or participate in religious groups on the Internet39412.7
7) Participate in religious services at work42613.7
8) Participate in religious services at home37912.2
Total3108100.0
367) Question order: 11_1_05 (ROT11_1_05) (R_11_1_5)
 TOTAL%
1) Pray outside of religious services37312.0
2) Read the holy scripture39012.5
3) Say grace or give thanks to God before meals39412.7
4) Tune into religious programs37712.1
5) Read religious books, magazines, or newspapers42613.7
6) Visit religious websites or participate in religious groups on the Internet38212.3
7) Participate in religious services at work36511.7
8) Participate in religious services at home40112.9
Total3108100.0
368) Question order: 11_1_06 (ROT11_1_06) (R_11_1_6)
 TOTAL%
1) Pray outside of religious services40813.1
2) Read the holy scripture35811.5
3) Say grace or give thanks to God before meals40613.1
4) Tune into religious programs38112.3
5) Read religious books, magazines, or newspapers38412.4
6) Visit religious websites or participate in religious groups on the Internet39912.8
7) Participate in religious services at work35811.5
8) Participate in religious services at home41413.3
Total3108100.0
369) Question order: 11_1_07 (ROT11_1_07) (R_11_1_7)
 TOTAL%
1) Pray outside of religious services37412.0
2) Read the holy scripture37011.9
3) Say grace or give thanks to God before meals40613.1
4) Tune into religious programs41513.4
5) Read religious books, magazines, or newspapers40713.1
6) Visit religious websites or participate in religious groups on the Internet37712.1
7) Participate in religious services at work37512.1
8) Participate in religious services at home38412.4
Total3108100.0
370) Question order: 11_1_08 (ROT11_1_08) (R_11_1_8)
 TOTAL%
1) Pray outside of religious services38812.5
2) Read the holy scripture39912.8
3) Say grace or give thanks to God before meals43313.9
4) Tune into religious programs38412.4
5) Read religious books, magazines, or newspapers37512.1
6) Visit religious websites or participate in religious groups on the Internet37912.2
7) Participate in religious services at work42213.6
8) Participate in religious services at home32810.6
Total3108100.0
371) 11-2. Do you ever abstain from any food, drink or tobacco for religious reasons? (TETOTL)
 TOTAL%
0) No113572.2
1) Yes43427.6
8) Don't know/No opinion10.1
9) No answer/Refused10.1
Missing1537
Total1571100.0
372) 11-3. When you are buying services or products, how often do you prefer to buy from someone who shares your religious beliefs if you have a chance - always, most of the time, sometimes, or never? (BUYTRIB)
 TOTAL%
0) Never103666.3
1) Sometimes33921.7
2) Most of the time936.0
3) Always644.1
8) Don't know/No opinion221.4
9) No answer/Refused80.5
Missing1546
Total1562100.0
373) 11-4. How often do you talk about religion with your family and friends, if at all? (TALKREL)
 TOTAL%
1) Never2799.0
2) Seldom101732.7
3) Roughly monthly44514.3
4) Roughly weekly79725.6
5) Roughly daily55617.9
8) Don't know/No opinion110.4
9) No answer/Refused30.1
Total3108100.0
374) 11-5. How important is religion to you in making decisions regarding your career, family or health, if at all? (RELONFAM)
 TOTAL%
0) Not important at all58919.0
1) Not very important40913.2
2) Somewhat important81026.1
3) Very important127140.9
8) Don't know/No opinion280.9
9) No answer/Refused10.0
Total3108100.0
375) 11-6. How important is religion to you in making decisions on political issues, if at all? (RELONPOL)
 TOTAL%
0) Not important at all102733.0
1) Not very important43113.9
2) Somewhat important83827.0
3) Very important77424.9
8) Don't know/No opinion321.0
9) No answer/Refused60.2
Total3108100.0
376) 12-1. Do you believe the world is soon coming to an end, or not? (WRLDEND)
 TOTAL%
0) No, do not believe186359.9
1) Yes, believe100532.3
8) Don't know/No opinion2267.3
9) No answer/Refused140.5
Total3108100.0
377) 12-2. Can a good person who is not of your faith go to heaven or attain salvation, or not? (WHOHVN)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes, can go to heaven or attain salvation235585.1
2) No, cannot go to heaven or attain salvation2468.9
3) Don't believe in heaven/salvation341.2
8) Don't know/No opinion1214.4
9) No answer/Refused110.4
Missing341
Total2767100.0
378) 12-3. Have you ever personally experienced the presence of God, or not? (EXPGOD)
 TOTAL%
0) No, have not experienced presence of God125342.0
1) Yes, experienced presence of God166855.9
8) Don't know/No opinion632.1
9) No answer/Refused20.1
Missing122
Total2986100.0
379) 12-4. Some people say they experience God alone; others say they experience God with others. Which comes closer to your views? (GODSOLO)
 TOTAL%
0) Always with others432.5
1) Mostly with others33619.4
2) Mostly alone79946.2
3) Always alone41023.7
8) Don't know/No opinion1096.3
9) No answer/Refused342.0
Missing1377
Total1731100.0
380) 12-5. People make decisions in their everyday lives for different reasons. How important is avoiding sin in your everyday life decisions? (IMPSIN)
 TOTAL%
0) Not important at all2999.6
1) Somewhat important70022.5
2) Very important120938.9
3) Extremely important84627.2
8) Don't know/No opinion401.3
9) No answer/Refused140.5
Total3108100.0
381) 12-6. Some people believe that the path to salvation comes through our actions or deeds and others believe that the path to salvation lies in our beliefs or faith. Which comes closer to your views? (FTH_DEED)
 TOTAL%
1) The path to salvation comes through actions or deeds130742.1
2) The path to salvation lies in our beliefs or faith134843.4
3) Mixture of actions and faith2658.5
5) Don't believe in salvation832.7
8) Don't know/No opinion842.7
9) No answer/Refused210.7
Total3108100.0
382) 12-7. Which comes closer to your views? Some people say there are absolutely clear guidelines of what is good and evil; others say there can never be absolutely clear guidelines of what is good and evil. (GOODEVL)
 TOTAL%
0) There can never be absolutely clear guidelines122939.5
1) There are absolutely clear guidelines173655.9
8) Don't know/No opinion1244.0
9) No answer/Refused190.6
Total3108100.0
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383) 12-8. Which comes closer to your views? In matters of right and wrong, some people say it is important to faithfully follow the leaders and teachings of one's religion; others say it is more important to follow one's own conscience. (REL_SLF)
 TOTAL%
1) Leaders and religious teachings58318.8
2) Mixture of leaders/teaching and own conscience1625.2
3) Own conscience228173.4
8) Don't know/No opinion612.0
9) No answer/Refused210.7
Total3108100.0
384) 12-9. Which of the following statements comes closest to your views: One religion is true and others are not OR There are basic truths in many religions OR There is very little truth in any religion. (TRTHREL)
 TOTAL%
1) One religion is true and others are not37111.9
2) There are basic truths in many religions243978.5
3) There is very little truth in any religion1765.7
4) Can't choose551.8
8) Don't know/No opinion561.8
9) No answer/Refused110.4
Total3108100.0
385) 12-10. Which of the following statements comes closest to your views on the origin and development of human beings . . .? (EVOLUTN)
 TOTAL%
1) Human beings have developed, but God guided this process122739.5
2) Human beings have developed, but God had no part in this37712.1
3) God created human beings pretty much in their present form135143.5
4) None of these views471.5
8) Don't know/No opinion912.9
9) No answer/Refused150.5
Total3108100.0
386) 12-11. Which comes closer to your views? Right and wrong should be based on God's laws OR right and wrong should be based on the views of society? (GOD_SOC)
 TOTAL%
0) Right and wrong should be based on the views of society36423.4
1) Right and wrong should be based on God's laws107168.9
8) Don't know/No opinion946.0
9) No answer/Refused251.6
Missing1554
Total1554100.0
387) 12-12. Which of these statements comes closest to describing your feelings about holy scripture . . .? (LITERAL)
 TOTAL%
0) Scripture is an ancient book recorded by men62019.9
1) Scripture is the inspired word of God144746.6
2) Scripture is actual word of God and is to be taken literally95830.8
8) Don't know/No opinion692.2
9) No answer/Refused140.5
Total3108100.0
388) 12-13. Some say it is okay for religious people to try to convert other people to their faith, others say that everyone should leave everyone else alone. Which comes closer to your views? (CONV_OK)
 TOTAL%
0) Everyone should leave everyone else alone165553.2
1) Okay for religious people to try to convert others134643.3
8) Don't know/No opinion842.7
9) No answer/Refused230.7
Total3108100.0
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389) 12-14. Have you ever done this yourself? (CONV_DID)
 TOTAL%
0) No51338.1
1) Yes82761.4
8) Don't know/No opinion40.3
9) No answer/Refused20.1
Missing1762
Total1346100.0
390) 12-15. How often do you personally feel God's love in your life -- very often, sometimes, rarely, never? (GODSLOV)
 TOTAL%
0) Never815.4
1) Rarely896.0
2) Sometimes32421.7
3) Very often98265.9
8) Don't know/No opinion120.8
9) No answer/Refused30.2
Missing1617
Total1491100.0
391) 12-16. How often do you personally feel God's judgment in your life -- very often, sometimes, rarely, never? (GODSJUDG)
 TOTAL%
0) Never19212.9
1) Rarely19212.9
2) Sometimes47631.9
3) Very often58739.4
8) Don't know/No opinion422.8
9) No answer/Refused20.1
Missing1617
Total1491100.0
392) 13-1a. Please tell me whether you basically agree or basically disagree. How about . . . Religion is a private matter that should be kept out of public debates over social and political issues? (RELPRIV)
 TOTAL%
1) Basically agree211067.9
2) Basically disagree91829.5
8) Don't know/No opinion652.1
9) No answer/Refused150.5
Total3108100.0
393) 13-1aa. Is that strongly or only somewhat? (RELPRIVA)
 TOTAL%
1) Strongly206168.1
2) Somewhat95931.7
8) Don't know/No opinion70.2
9) No answer/Refused10.0
Missing80
Total3028100.0
394) 13-1b. Please tell me whether you basically agree or basically disagree. How about . . . It is perfectly proper for religious leaders to try to persuade people how to vote? (VOTREL)
 TOTAL%
1) Basically agree61019.6
2) Basically disagree243178.2
8) Don't know/No opinion541.7
9) No answer/Refused130.4
Total3108100.0
395) 13-1ab. Is that strongly or only somewhat? (VOTRELA)
 TOTAL%
1) Strongly207668.3
2) Somewhat96231.6
8) Don't know/No opinion30.1
Missing67
Total3041100.0
396) 13-1c. Please tell me whether you basically agree or basically disagree. How about . . . The courts have gone too far in taking religion out of public life? (RELCRTS)
 TOTAL%
1) Basically agree109070.1
2) Basically disagree41626.7
8) Don't know/No opinion442.8
9) No answer/Refused60.4
Missing1552
Total1556100.0
397) 13-1ac. Is that strongly or only somewhat? (RELCRTSA)
 TOTAL%
1) Strongly111674.1
2) Somewhat38725.7
8) Don't know/No opinion30.2
Missing1602
Total1506100.0
398) 13-1d. Please tell me whether you basically agree or basically disagree. How about . . . I have a lot of confidence in the Catholic hierarchy? (CATHLDRS)
 TOTAL%
1) Basically agree43459.8
2) Basically disagree25635.3
8) Don't know/No opinion304.1
9) No answer/Refused60.8
Missing2382
Total726100.0
399) 13-1ad. Is that strongly or only somewhat? (CATHLDRSA) (CATHLDRA)
 TOTAL%
1) Strongly32847.5
2) Somewhat36052.2
8) Don't know/No opinion20.3
Missing2418
Total690100.0
400) 13-1e. Please tell me whether you basically agree or basically disagree. How about . . . It is possible to disagree with the pope on issues like birth control, abortion or divorce and still be a good Catholic? (CATHPOPE)
 TOTAL%
1) Basically agree55276.0
2) Basically disagree14419.8
8) Don't know/No opinion233.2
9) No answer/Refused71.0
Missing2382
Total726100.0
401) 13-1ae. Is that strongly or only somewhat? (CATHPOPEA) (CATHPOPA)
 TOTAL%
1) Strongly45365.1
2) Somewhat23934.3
8) Don't know/No opinion40.6
Missing2412
Total696100.0
402) 13-1f. Please tell me whether you basically agree or basically disagree. How about . . . Women should be allowed to be priests or clergy in my house of worship? (WOMCHRCH)
 TOTAL%
1) Basically agree230174.0
2) Basically disagree68422.0
8) Don't know/No opinion1013.2
9) No answer/Refused220.7
Total3108100.0
403) 13-1af. Is that strongly or only somewhat? (WOMCHRCHA) (WOMCHRHA)
 TOTAL%
1) Strongly219473.5
2) Somewhat77926.1
8) Don't know/No opinion100.3
9) No answer/Refused20.1
Missing123
Total2985100.0
404) 13-1g. Please tell me whether you basically agree or basically disagree. How about . . . Religious diversity has been good for America? (RELDIVOK)
 TOTAL%
1) Basically agree127882.1
2) Basically disagree20513.2
8) Don't know/No opinion654.2
9) No answer/Refused80.5
Missing1552
Total1556100.0
405) 13-1ag. Is that strongly or only somewhat? (RELDIVOKA) (RELDVOKA)
 TOTAL%
1) Strongly95464.3
2) Somewhat52835.6
8) Don't know/No opinion10.1
Missing1625
Total1483100.0
406) 13-1i. Please tell me whether you basically agree or basically disagree. How about . . . We will all be called before God to answer for our sins? (ASWRSINS)
 TOTAL%
1) Basically agree251981.0
2) Basically disagree49816.0
8) Don't know/No opinion762.4
9) No answer/Refused150.5
Total3108100.0
407) 13-1ai. Is that strongly or only somewhat? (ASWRSINSA) (ASWRSINA)
 TOTAL%
1) Strongly241980.2
2) Somewhat59119.6
8) Don't know/No opinion60.2
9) No answer/Refused10.0
Missing91
Total3017100.0
408) 13-1j. Please tell me whether you basically agree or basically disagree. How about . . . Morality is a personal matter and society should not force everyone to follow one standard? (MORALITY)
 TOTAL%
1) Basically agree194862.7
2) Basically disagree104033.5
8) Don't know/No opinion963.1
9) No answer/Refused240.8
Total3108100.0
409) 13-1aj. Is that strongly or only somewhat? (MORALITYA) (MORALTYA)
 TOTAL%
1) Strongly170257.0
2) Somewhat127842.8
8) Don't know/No opinion70.2
9) No answer/Refused10.0
Missing120
Total2988100.0
410) 13-1h. Please tell me whether you basically agree or basically disagree. How about . . . Morality is a personal matter and society should not force everyone to follow one standard? (AMDIVREL)
 TOTAL%
1) Basically agree213568.7
2) Basically disagree85327.4
8) Don't know/No opinion1043.3
9) No answer/Refused160.5
Total3108100.0
411) 13-1ah. Is that strongly or only somewhat? (AMDIVRELA) (AMDVRELA)
 TOTAL%
1) Strongly166755.8
2) Somewhat131544.0
8) Don't know/No opinion50.2
9) No answer/Refused10.0
Missing120
Total2988100.0
412) Question order: 13_1_01 (ROT13_1_01) (RT13_1_1)
 TOTAL%
1) Religion is a private matter that should be kept out of . . .48915.7
2) It is perfectly proper for religious leaders to try . . .49115.8
3) The courts have gone too far . . .2417.8
4) I have a lot of confidence in the Catholic hierarchy742.4
5) It is possible to disagree with the pope on issues like . . .943.0
6) Women should be allowed to be priests and clergy in my church47915.4
7) Religious diversity has been good for America2477.9
9) We will all be called before God to answer for our sins51316.5
10) Morality is a personal matter and society should not . . .48015.4
Total3108100.0
413) Question order: 13_1_02 (ROT13_1_02) (RT13_1_2)
 TOTAL%
1) Religion is a private matter that should be kept out of . . .51216.5
2) It is perfectly proper for religious leaders to try . . .51816.7
3) The courts have gone too far . . .2116.8
4) I have a lot of confidence in the Catholic hierarchy983.2
5) It is possible to disagree with the pope on issues like . . .832.7
6) Women should be allowed to be priests and clergy in my church51016.4
7) Religious diversity has been good for America2187.0
9) We will all be called before God to answer for our sins45914.8
10) Morality is a personal matter and society should not . . .49916.1
Total3108100.0
414) Question order: 13_1_03 (ROT13_1_03) (RT13_1_3)
 TOTAL%
1) Religion is a private matter that should be kept out of . . .46915.1
2) It is perfectly proper for religious leaders to try . . .48915.7
3) The courts have gone too far . . .2237.2
4) I have a lot of confidence in the Catholic hierarchy943.0
5) It is possible to disagree with the pope on issues like . . .933.0
6) Women should be allowed to be priests and clergy in my church48215.5
7) Religious diversity has been good for America2287.3
9) We will all be called before God to answer for our sins50916.4
10) Morality is a personal matter and society should not . . .52116.8
Total3108100.0
415) Question order: 13_1_04 (ROT13_1_04) (RT13_1_4)
 TOTAL%
1) Religion is a private matter that should be kept out of . . .47115.2
2) It is perfectly proper for religious leaders to try . . .49916.1
3) The courts have gone too far . . .2177.0
4) I have a lot of confidence in the Catholic hierarchy1023.3
5) It is possible to disagree with the pope on issues like . . .963.1
6) Women should be allowed to be priests and clergy in my church45814.7
7) Religious diversity has been good for America2287.3
9) We will all be called before God to answer for our sins53917.3
10) Morality is a personal matter and society should not . . .49816.0
Total3108100.0
416) Question order: 13_1_05 (ROT13_1_05) (RT13_1_5)
 TOTAL%
1) Religion is a private matter that should be kept out of . . .53517.2
2) It is perfectly proper for religious leaders to try . . .47215.2
3) The courts have gone too far . . .2217.1
4) I have a lot of confidence in the Catholic hierarchy993.2
5) It is possible to disagree with the pope on issues like . . .933.0
6) Women should be allowed to be priests and clergy in my church51616.6
7) Religious diversity has been good for America2136.9
9) We will all be called before God to answer for our sins47215.2
10) Morality is a personal matter and society should not . . .48715.7
Total3108100.0
417) Question order: 13_1_06 (ROT13_1_06) (RT13_1_6)
 TOTAL%
1) Religion is a private matter that should be kept out of . . .38912.5
2) It is perfectly proper for religious leaders to try . . .37011.9
3) The courts have gone too far . . .2267.3
4) I have a lot of confidence in the Catholic hierarchy963.1
5) It is possible to disagree with the pope on issues like . . .1043.3
6) Women should be allowed to be priests and clergy in my church38512.4
7) Religious diversity has been good for America2337.5
8) America today is deeply divided along religious lines56018.0
9) We will all be called before God to answer for our sins37312.0
10) Morality is a personal matter and society should not . . .37212.0
Total3108100.0
418) Question order: 13_1_07 (ROT13_1_07) (RT13_1_7)
 TOTAL%
1) Religion is a private matter that should be kept out of . . .1676.6
2) It is perfectly proper for religious leaders to try . . .1646.4
3) The courts have gone too far . . .1405.5
4) I have a lot of confidence in the Catholic hierarchy903.5
5) It is possible to disagree with the pope on issues like . . .933.6
6) Women should be allowed to be priests and clergy in my church1827.1
7) Religious diversity has been good for America1214.7
8) America today is deeply divided along religious lines126049.5
9) We will all be called before God to answer for our sins1646.4
10) Morality is a personal matter and society should not . . .1676.6
Missing560
Total2548100.0
419) Question order: 13_1_08 (ROT13_1_08) (RT13_1_8)
 TOTAL%
1) Religion is a private matter that should be kept out of . . .655.0
2) It is perfectly proper for religious leaders to try . . .816.3
3) The courts have gone too far . . .584.5
4) I have a lot of confidence in the Catholic hierarchy594.6
5) It is possible to disagree with the pope on issues like . . .604.7
6) Women should be allowed to be priests and clergy in my church685.3
7) Religious diversity has been good for America493.8
8) America today is deeply divided along religious lines73557.1
9) We will all be called before God to answer for our sins554.3
10) Morality is a personal matter and society should not . . .584.5
Missing1820
Total1288100.0
420) Question order: 13_1_09 (ROT13_1_09) (RT13_1_9)
 TOTAL%
1) Religion is a private matter that should be kept out of . . .112.0
2) It is perfectly proper for religious leaders to try . . .244.3
3) The courts have gone too far . . .193.4
4) I have a lot of confidence in the Catholic hierarchy142.5
5) It is possible to disagree with the pope on issues like . . .101.8
6) Women should be allowed to be priests and clergy in my church285.1
7) Religious diversity has been good for America193.4
8) America today is deeply divided along religious lines37868.4
9) We will all be called before God to answer for our sins244.3
10) Morality is a personal matter and society should not . . .264.7
Missing2555
Total553100.0
421) Question order: 13_1_10 (ROT13_1_10) (R13_1_10)
 TOTAL%
8) America today is deeply divided along religious lines175100.0
Missing2933
Total175100.0
422) Qn13_xa. Religion is a private matter that should be kept out of public debates over social and political issues. (RELPRIVX)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree strongly51216.9
2) Disagree40613.4
4) Agree56118.5
5) Agree strongly154951.2
Missing80
Total3028100.0
423) Qn13_xb. It is perfectly proper for religious leaders to try to persuade people how to vote. (VOTRELX)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree strongly183560.3
2) Disagree59619.6
4) Agree36912.1
5) Agree strongly2417.9
Missing67
Total3041100.0
424) Qn13_xc. The courts have gone too far in taking religion out of public life. (RELCRTSX)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree strongly25717.1
2) Disagree15910.6
4) Agree23115.3
5) Agree strongly85957.0
Missing1602
Total1506100.0
425) Qn13_xd. I have a lot of confidence in the Catholic hierarchy. (CATHLDRSX) (CATHLDRX)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree strongly10214.8
2) Disagree15422.3
4) Agree20830.1
5) Agree strongly22632.8
Missing2418
Total690100.0
426) Qn13_xe. It is possible to disagree with the pope on issues like birth control, abortion or divorce and still be a good Catholic. (CATHPOPEX) (CATHPPEX)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree strongly9914.2
2) Disagree456.5
4) Agree19828.4
5) Agree strongly35450.9
Missing2412
Total696100.0
427) Qn13_xf. Women should be allowed to be priests or clergy in my house of worship. (WOMCHRCHX) (WOMCHRHX)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree strongly46115.4
2) Disagree2237.5
4) Agree56819.0
5) Agree strongly173358.1
Missing123
Total2985100.0
428) Qn13_xg. Religious diversity has been good for America. (RELDIVOKX) (RELDVOKX)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree strongly1036.9
2) Disagree1026.9
4) Agree42728.8
5) Agree strongly85157.4
Missing1625
Total1483100.0
429) Qn13_xh. America today is deeply divided along religious lines. (AMDIVRELX) (AMDVRELX)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree strongly30110.1
2) Disagree55218.5
4) Agree76925.7
5) Agree strongly136645.7
Missing120
Total2988100.0
430) Qn13_xi. We will all be called before God to answer for our sins. (ASWRSINSX) (ASWRSINX)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree strongly32210.7
2) Disagree1765.8
4) Agree42214.0
5) Agree strongly209769.5
Missing91
Total3017100.0
431) Qn13_xj. Morality is a personal matter and society should not force everyone to follow one standard. (MORALITYX) (MORALTYX)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree strongly58019.4
2) Disagree46015.4
4) Agree82627.6
5) Agree strongly112237.6
Missing120
Total2988100.0
432) 13-2a. People often disagree on the morality of certain behaviors. Please tell me whether you consider the behavior to be always wrong, sometimes wrong, or never wrong. How about divorce? (OKDIVRC)
 TOTAL%
1) Always wrong18511.9
2) Sometimes wrong105968.1
3) Never wrong27717.8
8) Don't know/No opinion281.8
9) No answer/Refused60.4
Missing1553
Total1555100.0
433) 13-2b. People often disagree on the morality of certain behaviors. Please tell me whether you consider the behavior to be always wrong, sometimes wrong, or never wrong. How about attending movies that have a lot of violence, profanity, or sexuality? (OK_XXX)
 TOTAL%
1) Always wrong40726.2
2) Sometimes wrong80651.8
3) Never wrong30319.5
8) Don't know/No opinion332.1
9) No answer/Refused60.4
Missing1553
Total1555100.0
434) 13-2c. People often disagree on the morality of certain behaviors. Please tell me whether you consider the behavior to be always wrong, sometimes wrong, or never wrong. How about concealing income from tax authorities? (OKTAX)
 TOTAL%
1) Always wrong110771.2
2) Sometimes wrong35122.6
3) Never wrong503.2
8) Don't know/No opinion422.7
9) No answer/Refused50.3
Missing1553
Total1555100.0
435) 13-2d. People often disagree on the morality of certain behaviors. Please tell me whether you consider the behavior to be always wrong, sometimes wrong, or never wrong. How about a man and a woman having sexual relations before marriage? (OKSEX)
 TOTAL%
1) Always wrong52834.0
2) Sometimes wrong62340.1
3) Never wrong34922.4
8) Don't know/No opinion422.7
9) No answer/Refused130.8
Missing1553
Total1555100.0
436) 13-2e. People often disagree on the morality of certain behaviors. Please tell me whether you consider the behavior to be always wrong, sometimes wrong, or never wrong. How about homosexual acts? (OKGAY)
 TOTAL%
1) Always wrong79551.1
2) Sometimes wrong36523.5
3) Never wrong29018.6
8) Don't know/No opinion855.5
9) No answer/Refused201.3
Missing1553
Total1555100.0
437) 13-2f. People often disagree on the morality of certain behaviors. Please tell me whether you consider the behavior to be always wrong, sometimes wrong, or never wrong. How about gambling? (OKGMBL)
 TOTAL%
1) Always wrong42127.1
2) Sometimes wrong85655.0
3) Never wrong23715.2
8) Don't know/No opinion342.2
9) No answer/Refused70.5
Missing1553
Total1555100.0
438) Question order: 13_2_01 (ROT13_2_01) (R_13_2_1)
 TOTAL%
1) Divorce51016.4
2) Attending movies that have a lot of violence/profanity/sex52416.9
3) Concealing income from tax authorities50616.3
4) A man and a woman having sexual relations before marriage50616.3
5) Homosexual acts51516.6
6) Gambling54717.6
Total3108100.0
439) Question order: 13_2_02 (ROT13_2_02) (R_13_2_2)
 TOTAL%
1) Divorce51816.7
2) Attending movies that have a lot of violence/profanity/sex51116.4
3) Concealing income from tax authorities52817.0
4) A man and a woman having sexual relations before marriage53117.1
5) Homosexual acts48815.7
6) Gambling53217.1
Total3108100.0
440) Question order: 13_2_03 (ROT13_2_03) (R_13_2_3)
 TOTAL%
1) Divorce52216.8
2) Attending movies that have a lot of violence/profanity/sex49816.0
3) Concealing income from tax authorities51316.5
4) A man and a woman having sexual relations before marriage49215.8
5) Homosexual acts55217.8
6) Gambling53117.1
Total3108100.0
441) Question order: 13_2_04 (ROT13_2_04) (R_13_2_4)
 TOTAL%
1) Divorce50216.2
2) Attending movies that have a lot of violence/profanity/sex54317.5
3) Concealing income from tax authorities53917.3
4) A man and a woman having sexual relations before marriage53117.1
5) Homosexual acts50516.2
6) Gambling48815.7
Total3108100.0
442) Question order: 13_2_05 (ROT13_2_05) (R_13_2_5)
 TOTAL%
1) Divorce52917.0
2) Attending movies that have a lot of violence/profanity/sex52316.8
3) Concealing income from tax authorities51816.7
4) A man and a woman having sexual relations before marriage52616.9
5) Homosexual acts52717.0
6) Gambling48515.6
Total3108100.0
443) Question order: 13_2_06 (ROT13_2_06) (R_13_2_6)
 TOTAL%
1) Divorce52717.0
2) Attending movies that have a lot of violence/profanity/sex50916.4
3) Concealing income from tax authorities50416.2
4) A man and a woman having sexual relations before marriage52216.8
5) Homosexual acts52116.8
6) Gambling52516.9
Total3108100.0
444) 13-3. Please tell me which you think is more important for a child to be taught: obedience or self-reliance? (OBEDNCE)
 TOTAL%
0) Self-reliance137444.2
1) Both (Vol.)46114.8
2) Obedience123739.8
8) Don't know/No opinion240.8
9) No answer/Refused120.4
Total3108100.0
445) 13-4. Some say that women have too much influence in religion, others say that women don't have enough influence in religion, which comes closer to your views? (F_RELINF)
 TOTAL%
1) Women have too much influence in religion40012.9
2) Women don't have enough influence in religion205566.1
3) Right amount of influence31210.0
8) Don't know/No opinion2969.5
9) No answer/Refused451.4
Total3108100.0
446) 14-1 Some people contribute money for a wide variety of causes while others don't. During the past 12 months, did you or your household happen to give any money to any charitable or religious cause? (GIVSCRN)
 TOTAL%
0) No57718.6
1) Yes250480.6
8) Don't know/No opinion180.6
9) No answer/Refused90.3
Total3108100.0
447) 14-2. Approximately how much money, if any, did you and the other family members in your household contribute to all religious causes, including your local religious congregation in the past 12 months? (GIVEREL)
 TOTAL%
1) None2459.8
2) Less than $10039315.7
3) $100 to less than $50065626.2
4) $500 to less than $1,00031912.7
5) $1,000 to less than $5,00048319.3
6) $5,000 or more2148.5
8) Don't know/No opinion1164.6
9) No answer/Refused783.1
Missing604
Total2504100.0
448) 14-3. How much money, if any, did you and your family give to all non-religious charities, organizations, or causes in the past 12 months? (GIVNOREL)
 TOTAL%
1) None32112.8
2) Less than $10051920.7
3) $100 to less than $50085033.9
4) $500 to less than $1,00031512.6
5) $1,000 to less than $5,00026810.7
6) $5,000 or more642.6
8) Don't know/No opinion963.8
9) No answer/Refused712.8
Missing604
Total2504100.0
449) 14-5a. Please tell me whether you basically agree about . . . It is perfectly proper for friends and neighbors to try to persuade people how to vote. (VOTFRD)
 TOTAL%
1) Basically agree36835.5
2) Basically disagree65162.8
8) Don't know/No opinion121.2
9) No answer/Refused50.5
Missing2072
Total1036100.0
450) 14-15aa. Is that strongly or only somewhat? (VOTFRDA)
 TOTAL%
1) Strongly61860.6
2) Somewhat40039.3
8) Don't know/No opinion10.1
Missing2089
Total1019100.0
451) 14-5b. Please tell me whether you basically agree about . . . It is much better for everyone involved if the man is the achiever outside the home and the woman takes care of the home and family. (ROLEFEM)
 TOTAL%
1) Basically agree104533.6
2) Basically disagree195863.0
8) Don't know/No opinion792.5
9) No answer/Refused260.8
Total3108100.0
452) 14-15ab. Is that strongly or only somewhat? (ROLEFEMA)
 TOTAL%
1) Strongly189663.1
2) Somewhat110136.7
8) Don't know/No opinion50.2
9) No answer/Refused10.0
Missing105
Total3003100.0
453) 14-5c. Please tell me whether you basically agree about . . . Personally assisting people in trouble is very important to me. (SAMARTN)
 TOTAL%
1) Basically agree289793.2
2) Basically disagree1585.1
8) Don't know/No opinion391.3
9) No answer/Refused140.5
Total3108100.0
454) 14-15ac. Is that strongly or only somewhat? (SAMARTNA)
 TOTAL%
1) Strongly223673.2
2) Somewhat81526.7
8) Don't know/No opinion30.1
9) No answer/Refused10.0
Missing53
Total3055100.0
455) 14-5d. Please tell me whether you basically agree about . . . These days people need to look after themselves and not overly worry about others. (CARESELF)
 TOTAL%
1) Basically agree112036.0
2) Basically disagree191061.5
8) Don't know/No opinion601.9
9) No answer/Refused180.6
Total3108100.0
456) 14-15ad. Is that strongly or only somewhat? (CARESELFA) (CARESLFA)
 TOTAL%
1) Strongly183060.4
2) Somewhat118939.2
8) Don't know/No opinion90.3
9) No answer/Refused20.1
Missing78
Total3030100.0
457) 14-5e. Please tell me whether you basically agree about . . . The people running my community don't really care much about what happens to me. (ALIEN1)
 TOTAL%
1) Basically agree61339.4
2) Basically disagree87956.5
8) Don't know/No opinion553.5
9) No answer/Refused80.5
Missing1553
Total1555100.0
458) 14-15ae. Is that strongly or only somewhat? (ALIEN1A)
 TOTAL%
1) Strongly73149.0
2) Somewhat75950.9
8) Don't know/No opinion10.1
9) No answer/Refused10.1
Missing1616
Total1492100.0
459) 14-5f. Please tell me whether you basically agree about . . . Television is my primary form of entertainment. (TVONE)
 TOTAL%
1) Basically agree58437.6
2) Basically disagree94961.1
8) Don't know/No opinion140.9
9) No answer/Refused50.3
Missing1556
Total1552100.0
460) 14-15af. Is that strongly or only somewhat? (TVONEA)
 TOTAL%
1) Strongly93360.9
2) Somewhat59738.9
8) Don't know/No opinion30.2
Missing1575
Total1533100.0
461) 14-5g. Please tell me whether you basically agree about . . . A book that most people disapprove of should be kept out of my local library. (BOOK)
 TOTAL%
1) Basically agree72723.4
2) Basically disagree226973.0
8) Don't know/No opinion852.7
9) No answer/Refused270.9
Total3108100.0
462) 14-15ag. Is that strongly or only somewhat? (BOOKA)
 TOTAL%
1) Strongly207169.1
2) Somewhat92030.7
8) Don't know/No opinion40.1
9) No answer/Refused10.0
Missing112
Total2996100.0
463) 14-5h. Please tell me whether you basically agree about . . . People have a perfect right to give a speech defending Osama Bin Laden or Al Qaeda. (OSAMA)
 TOTAL%
1) Basically agree168754.3
2) Basically disagree127941.2
8) Don't know/No opinion1133.6
9) No answer/Refused290.9
Total3108100.0
464) 14-15ah. Is that strongly or only somewhat? (OSAMAA)
 TOTAL%
1) Strongly192865.0
2) Somewhat103234.8
8) Don't know/No opinion50.2
9) No answer/Refused10.0
Missing142
Total2966100.0
465) 14-5i. Please tell me whether you basically agree about . . . Our whole family almost always eats dinner together. (FAMDIN)
 TOTAL%
1) Basically agree185769.2
2) Basically disagree73427.4
8) Don't know/No opinion532.0
9) No answer/Refused391.5
Missing425
Total2683100.0
466) 14-15ai. Is that strongly or only somewhat? (FAMDINA)
 TOTAL%
1) Strongly179269.2
2) Somewhat78930.5
8) Don't know/No opinion60.2
9) No answer/Refused40.2
Missing517
Total2591100.0
467) 14-5j. Please tell me whether you basically agree about . . . People should place more emphasis on working hard and doing a good job than on personal satisfaction and pleasure. (WRKHRD)
 TOTAL%
1) Basically agree235675.8
2) Basically disagree59919.3
8) Don't know/No opinion1314.2
9) No answer/Refused220.7
Total3108100.0
468) 14-15aj. Is that strongly or only somewhat? (WRKHRDA)
 TOTAL%
1) Strongly170257.6
2) Somewhat124942.3
8) Don't know/No opinion30.1
9) No answer/Refused10.0
Missing153
Total2955100.0
469) 14-5k. Please tell me whether you basically agree about . . . America today is deeply divided along economic lines. (AMDIVECN)
 TOTAL%
1) Basically agree287192.4
2) Basically disagree1274.1
8) Don't know/No opinion902.9
9) No answer/Refused200.6
Total3108100.0
470) 14-15aj. Is that strongly or only somewhat? (AMDIVECNA) (AMDVECNA)
 TOTAL%
1) Strongly233077.7
2) Somewhat66822.3
Missing110
Total2998100.0
471) 14-5l. Please tell me whether you basically agree about . . . America today is deeply divided along racial lines. (AMDIVRAC)
 TOTAL%
1) Basically agree277989.4
2) Basically disagree2187.0
8) Don't know/No opinion902.9
9) No answer/Refused210.7
Total3108100.0
472) 14-15al. Is that strongly or only somewhat? (AMDIVRACA) (AMDVRACA)
 TOTAL%
1) Strongly192864.3
2) Somewhat106935.7
Missing111
Total2997100.0
473) 14-5m. Please tell me whether you basically agree about . . . America today is deeply divided along political lines. (AMDIVPOL)
 TOTAL%
1) Basically agree290593.5
2) Basically disagree1053.4
8) Don't know/No opinion812.6
9) No answer/Refused170.5
Total3108100.0
474) 14-15al. Is that strongly or only somewhat? (AMDIVPOLA) (AMDVPOLA)
 TOTAL%
1) Strongly239379.5
2) Somewhat61720.5
Missing98
Total3010100.0
475) Qn14_5xa. It is perfectly proper for friends and neighbors to try to persuade people how to vote. (VOTFRDX)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree strongly46045.1
2) Disagree19118.7
4) Agree21020.6
5) Agree strongly15815.5
Missing2089
Total1019100.0
476) Question order: 14_5_01 (ROT14_5_01) (R14_5_1)
 TOTAL%
1) It is perfectly proper for friends and neighbors to try . . .842.7
2) It is much better for everyone involved if the man is the . . .2618.4
3) Personally assisting people in trouble is very important . . .2668.6
4) These days people need to look after themselves and not...2287.3
5) The people running my community don't really care much . . .1244.0
6) Television is my primary form of entertainment1254.0
7) A book that most people disapprove of should be kept out . . .2467.9
8) People have a perfect right to give a speech defending . . .2648.5
9) Our whole family almost always eats dinner together2437.8
10) People should place more emphasis on working hard and . . .2558.2
11) America today is deeply divided along economic lines34511.1
12) America today is deeply divided along racial lines33510.8
13) America today is deeply divided along political lines33210.7
Total3108100.0
477) Question order: 14_5_02 (ROT14_5_02) (R14_5_2)
 TOTAL%
1) It is perfectly proper for friends and neighbors to try . . .571.8
2) It is much better for everyone involved if the man is the . . .2437.8
3) Personally assisting people in trouble is very important . . .2618.4
4) These days people need to look after themselves and not...2748.8
5) The people running my community don't really care much . . .1213.9
6) Television is my primary form of entertainment1364.4
7) A book that most people disapprove of should be kept out . . .2307.4
8) People have a perfect right to give a speech defending . . .2859.2
9) Our whole family almost always eats dinner together2156.9
10) People should place more emphasis on working hard and . . .2728.8
11) America today is deeply divided along economic lines32810.6
12) America today is deeply divided along racial lines34111.0
13) America today is deeply divided along political lines34511.1
Total3108100.0
478) Question order: 14_5_03 (ROT14_5_03) (R14_5_3)
 TOTAL%
1) It is perfectly proper for friends and neighbors to try . . .752.4
2) It is much better for everyone involved if the man is the . . .2799.0
3) Personally assisting people in trouble is very important . . .2407.7
4) These days people need to look after themselves and not...2528.1
5) The people running my community don't really care much . . .1665.3
6) Television is my primary form of entertainment1173.8
7) A book that most people disapprove of should be kept out . . .2688.6
8) People have a perfect right to give a speech defending . . .2477.9
9) Our whole family almost always eats dinner together2046.6
10) People should place more emphasis on working hard and . . .2558.2
11) America today is deeply divided along economic lines31710.2
12) America today is deeply divided along racial lines35411.4
13) America today is deeply divided along political lines33410.7
Total3108100.0
479) Question order: 14_5_04 (ROT14_5_04) (R14_5_4)
 TOTAL%
1) It is perfectly proper for friends and neighbors to try . . .973.1
2) It is much better for everyone involved if the man is the . . .3079.9
3) Personally assisting people in trouble is very important . . .32110.3
4) These days people need to look after themselves and not...32010.3
5) The people running my community don't really care much . . .1444.6
6) Television is my primary form of entertainment1163.7
7) A book that most people disapprove of should be kept out . . .3059.8
8) People have a perfect right to give a speech defending . . .32710.5
9) Our whole family almost always eats dinner together2488.0
10) People should place more emphasis on working hard and . . .2939.4
11) America today is deeply divided along economic lines2247.2
12) America today is deeply divided along racial lines2006.4
13) America today is deeply divided along political lines2066.6
Total3108100.0
480) Question order: 14_5_05 (ROT14_5_05) (R14_5_5)
 TOTAL%
1) It is perfectly proper for friends and neighbors to try . . .1033.3
2) It is much better for everyone involved if the man is the . . .33010.6
3) Personally assisting people in trouble is very important . . .3049.8
4) These days people need to look after themselves and not...3069.8
5) The people running my community don't really care much . . .1424.6
6) Television is my primary form of entertainment1374.4
7) A book that most people disapprove of should be kept out . . .3009.7
8) People have a perfect right to give a speech defending . . .2748.8
9) Our whole family almost always eats dinner together2488.0
10) People should place more emphasis on working hard and . . .3049.8
11) America today is deeply divided along economic lines2086.7
12) America today is deeply divided along racial lines2217.1
13) America today is deeply divided along political lines2317.4
Total3108100.0
481) Question order: 14_5_06 (ROT14_5_06) (R14_5_6)
 TOTAL%
1) It is perfectly proper for friends and neighbors to try . . .902.9
2) It is much better for everyone involved if the man is the . . .3029.7
3) Personally assisting people in trouble is very important . . .2869.2
4) These days people need to look after themselves and not...3049.8
5) The people running my community don't really care much . . .1344.3
6) Television is my primary form of entertainment1845.9
7) A book that most people disapprove of should be kept out . . .32010.3
8) People have a perfect right to give a speech defending . . .3049.8
9) Our whole family almost always eats dinner together2758.8
10) People should place more emphasis on working hard and . . .3029.7
11) America today is deeply divided along economic lines1906.1
12) America today is deeply divided along racial lines2166.9
13) America today is deeply divided along political lines2016.5
Total3108100.0
482) Question order: 14_5_07 (ROT14_5_07) (R14_5_7)
 TOTAL%
1) It is perfectly proper for friends and neighbors to try . . .1093.5
2) It is much better for everyone involved if the man is the . . .3029.7
3) Personally assisting people in trouble is very important . . .2889.3
4) These days people need to look after themselves and not...31210.0
5) The people running my community don't really care much . . .1324.2
6) Television is my primary form of entertainment1524.9
7) A book that most people disapprove of should be kept out . . .3059.8
8) People have a perfect right to give a speech defending . . .31610.2
9) Our whole family almost always eats dinner together2668.6
10) People should place more emphasis on working hard and . . .31210.0
11) America today is deeply divided along economic lines1976.3
12) America today is deeply divided along racial lines2136.9
13) America today is deeply divided along political lines2046.6
Total3108100.0
483) Question order: 14_5_08 (ROT14_5_08) (R14_5_8)
 TOTAL%
1) It is perfectly proper for friends and neighbors to try . . .983.2
2) It is much better for everyone involved if the man is the . . .2819.0
3) Personally assisting people in trouble is very important . . .2889.3
4) These days people need to look after themselves and not...2738.8
5) The people running my community don't really care much . . .1414.5
6) Television is my primary form of entertainment1484.8
7) A book that most people disapprove of should be kept out . . .32810.6
8) People have a perfect right to give a speech defending . . .2809.0
9) Our whole family almost always eats dinner together2788.9
10) People should place more emphasis on working hard and . . .3049.8
11) America today is deeply divided along economic lines2287.3
12) America today is deeply divided along racial lines2227.1
13) America today is deeply divided along political lines2397.7
Total3108100.0
484) Question order: 14_5_09 (ROT14_5_09) (R14_5_9)
 TOTAL%
1) It is perfectly proper for friends and neighbors to try . . .752.4
2) It is much better for everyone involved if the man is the . . .2588.3
3) Personally assisting people in trouble is very important . . .2919.4
4) These days people need to look after themselves and not...2849.1
5) The people running my community don't really care much . . .1264.1
6) Television is my primary form of entertainment1354.3
7) A book that most people disapprove of should be kept out . . .2618.4
8) People have a perfect right to give a speech defending . . .2568.2
9) Our whole family almost always eats dinner together2518.1
10) People should place more emphasis on working hard and . . .2859.2
11) America today is deeply divided along economic lines31210.0
12) America today is deeply divided along racial lines2809.0
13) America today is deeply divided along political lines2949.5
Total3108100.0
485) Question order: 14_5_10 (ROT14_5_10) (R14_5_10)
 TOTAL%
1) It is perfectly proper for friends and neighbors to try . . .953.1
2) It is much better for everyone involved if the man is the . . .2678.7
3) Personally assisting people in trouble is very important . . .2819.2
4) These days people need to look after themselves and not...2267.4
5) The people running my community don't really care much . . .1254.1
6) Television is my primary form of entertainment1003.3
7) A book that most people disapprove of should be kept out . . .2417.9
8) People have a perfect right to give a speech defending . . .2839.3
9) Our whole family almost always eats dinner together2066.7
10) People should place more emphasis on working hard and . . .2478.1
11) America today is deeply divided along economic lines35411.6
12) America today is deeply divided along racial lines31910.4
13) America today is deeply divided along political lines31410.3
Missing50
Total3058100.0
486) Question order: 14_5_11 (ROT14_5_11) (R14_5_11)
 TOTAL%
1) It is perfectly proper for friends and neighbors to try . . .853.4
2) It is much better for everyone involved if the man is the . . .1887.6
3) Personally assisting people in trouble is very important . . .1897.6
4) These days people need to look after themselves and not...2168.7
5) The people running my community don't really care much . . .1235.0
6) Television is my primary form of entertainment1214.9
7) A book that most people disapprove of should be kept out . . .2068.3
8) People have a perfect right to give a speech defending . . .1887.6
9) Our whole family almost always eats dinner together1686.8
10) People should place more emphasis on working hard and . . .1777.1
11) America today is deeply divided along economic lines27511.1
12) America today is deeply divided along racial lines25510.3
13) America today is deeply divided along political lines28511.5
Missing632
Total2476100.0
487) Question order: 14_5_12 (ROT14_5_12) (R14_5_12)
 TOTAL%
1) It is perfectly proper for friends and neighbors to try . . .565.0
2) It is much better for everyone involved if the man is the . . .797.1
3) Personally assisting people in trouble is very important . . .807.2
4) These days people need to look after themselves and not...1039.2
5) The people running my community don't really care much . . .625.5
6) Television is my primary form of entertainment706.3
7) A book that most people disapprove of should be kept out . . .847.5
8) People have a perfect right to give a speech defending . . .635.6
9) Our whole family almost always eats dinner together716.4
10) People should place more emphasis on working hard and . . .948.4
11) America today is deeply divided along economic lines1099.7
12) America today is deeply divided along racial lines13812.3
13) America today is deeply divided along political lines1099.7
Missing1990
Total1118100.0
488) Question order: 14_5_13 (ROT14_5_13) (R14_5_13)
 TOTAL%
1) It is perfectly proper for friends and neighbors to try . . .126.9
2) It is much better for everyone involved if the man is the . . .116.3
3) Personally assisting people in trouble is very important . . .137.5
4) These days people need to look after themselves and not...105.7
5) The people running my community don't really care much . . .158.6
6) Television is my primary form of entertainment116.3
7) A book that most people disapprove of should be kept out . . .148.0
8) People have a perfect right to give a speech defending . . .2112.1
9) Our whole family almost always eats dinner together105.7
10) People should place more emphasis on working hard and . . .84.6
11) America today is deeply divided along economic lines2112.1
12) America today is deeply divided along racial lines148.0
13) America today is deeply divided along political lines148.0
Missing2934
Total174100.0
489) Qn14_5xc. Personally assisting people in trouble is very important to me. (SAMARTNX)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree strongly411.3
2) Disagree1173.8
4) Agree70223.0
5) Agree strongly219571.8
Missing53
Total3055100.0
490) Qn14_5xd. These days people need to look after themselves and not overly worry about others. (CARESELFX) (CARESLFX)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree strongly121340.0
2) Disagree69723.0
4) Agree50316.6
5) Agree strongly61720.4
Missing78
Total3030100.0
491) Qn14_5xe. The people running my community don't really care much what happens to me. (ALIEN1X)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree strongly41427.7
2) Disagree46531.2
4) Agree29619.8
5) Agree strongly31721.2
Missing1616
Total1492100.0
492) Qn14_5xf. Television is my primary form of entertainment. (TVONEX)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree strongly60939.7
2) Disagree34022.2
4) Agree26017.0
5) Agree strongly32421.1
Missing1575
Total1533100.0
493) Qn14_5xg. A book that most people disapprove of should be kept out of my local public library. (BOOKX)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree strongly167055.7
2) Disagree59920.0
4) Agree32610.9
5) Agree strongly40113.4
Missing112
Total2996100.0
494) Qn14_5xh. People have a perfect right to give a speech defending Osama Bin Laden or Al Qaeda. (OSAMAX)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree strongly103334.8
2) Disagree2468.3
4) Agree79226.7
5) Agree strongly89530.2
Missing142
Total2966100.0
495) Qn14_5xi. Our whole family almost always eats dinner together. (FAMDINX)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree strongly33913.1
2) Disagree39515.2
4) Agree40415.6
5) Agree strongly145356.1
Missing517
Total2591100.0
496) Qn14_5xj. People should place more emphasis on working hard and doing a good job than on personal satisfaction and pleasure. (WRKHRDX)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree strongly2016.8
2) Disagree39813.5
4) Agree85528.9
5) Agree strongly150150.8
Missing153
Total2955100.0
497) Qn14_5xk. America today is deeply divided along economic lines. (AMDIVECNX) (AMDVECNX)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree strongly341.1
2) Disagree933.1
4) Agree57519.2
5) Agree strongly229676.6
Missing110
Total2998100.0
498) Qn14_5xl. America today is deeply divided along racial lines. (AMDIVRACX) (AMDVRACX)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree strongly672.2
2) Disagree1515.0
4) Agree91830.6
5) Agree strongly186162.1
Missing111
Total2997100.0
499) Qn14_5xm. America today is deeply divided along political lines. (AMDIVPOLX) (AMDVPOLX)
 TOTAL%
1) Disagree strongly270.9
2) Disagree782.6
4) Agree53917.9
5) Agree strongly236678.6
Missing98
Total3010100.0
500) 15-1a. We'd like to know how important various things are to your sense of who you are. When you think about yourself, how important is your occupation to your sense of who you are? (ID_OCCUP)
 TOTAL%
0) Not important at all48915.7
1) Not very important39012.5
2) Somewhat important85327.4
3) Very important129141.5
8) Don't know/No opinion551.8
9) No answer/Refused301.0
Total3108100.0
501) 15-1b. We'd like to know how important various things are to your sense of who you are. When you think about yourself, how important is your ethnic or racial background to your sense of who you are? (ID_ETHN)
 TOTAL%
0) Not important at all93630.1
1) Not very important53917.3
2) Somewhat important73723.7
3) Very important83726.9
8) Don't know/No opinion471.5
9) No answer/Refused120.4
Total3108100.0
502) 15-1c. We'd like to know how important various things are to your sense of who you are. When you think about yourself, how important is your religion to your sense of who you are? (ID_REL)
 TOTAL%
0) Not important at all42013.5
1) Not very important40212.9
2) Somewhat important71322.9
3) Very important154649.7
8) Don't know/No opinion170.5
9) No answer/Refused100.3
Total3108100.0
503) Question order: 15_1_01 (ROT15_1_01) (R15_1_1)
 TOTAL%
1) Occupation104233.5
2) Ethnic or racial background104333.6
3) Religion102332.9
Total3108100.0
504) Question order: 15_1_02 (ROT15_1_02) (R15_1_2)
 TOTAL%
1) Occupation100732.4
2) Ethnic or racial background105233.8
3) Religion104933.8
Total3108100.0
505) Question order: 15_1_03 (ROT15_1_03) (R15_1_3)
 TOTAL%
1) Occupation105934.1
2) Ethnic or racial background101332.6
3) Religion103633.3
Total3108100.0
506) 15-1d. Which of these are most important to your sense of who you are -- occupation, ethnic or racial background or religion? (ID_MOST)
 TOTAL%
1) Occupation16625.5
2) Ethnic or racial background10616.3
3) Religion31047.6
8) Don't know/No opinion548.3
9) No answer/Refused152.3
Missing2457
Total651100.0
507) 15-2a. Please indicate whether the following describes you always, generally, sometimes, rarely or never. How about . . . I am quite touched by things that I see happen? (ALT_TCHD)
 TOTAL%
1) Never describes me652.1
2) Rarely describes me1504.8
3) Sometimes describes me89228.7
4) Generally describes me104133.5
5) Always describes me92329.7
8) Don't know/No opinion290.9
9) No answer/Refused80.3
Total3108100.0
508) 15-2b. Please indicate whether the following describes you always, generally, sometimes, rarely or never. How about . . . Other people's misfortunes do not disturb me a great deal? (ALT_MSFR)
 TOTAL%
1) Always describes me2698.7
2) Generally describes me35011.3
3) Sometimes describes me76324.5
4) Rarely describes me75924.4
5) Never describes me92129.6
8) Don't know/No opinion341.1
9) No answer/Refused120.4
Total3108100.0
509) 15-3. Would you say that most of the time people try to be helpful or that they are mostly just looking out for themselves? (HELPFUL)
 TOTAL%
0) People mostly just looking out for themselves133643.0
1) Depends1073.4
2) People try to be helpful160451.6
8) Don't know/No opinion491.6
9) No answer/Refused120.4
Total3108100.0
510) 15-4. Generally speaking, would you say that most people can be trusted or that you can't be too careful in dealing with people? (TRUST)
 TOTAL%
1) People can be trusted121439.1
2) You can't be too careful175056.3
3) Depends1033.3
8) Don't know/No opinion280.9
9) No answer/Refused130.4
Total3108100.0
511) 15-5a. Next, we'd like to know how much you trust different groups of people. First/next, think about people in your neighborhood. Generally speaking, would you say that you can trust them a lot, some, only a little, or not at all? (TRNEI)
 TOTAL%
1) Trust them a lot60739.1
2) Trust them some64941.8
3) Trust them only a little18211.7
4) Trust them not at all634.1
5) Does not apply130.8
8) Don't know/No opinion312.0
9) No answer/Refused80.5
Missing1555
Total1553100.0
512) 15-5b. Next, we'd like to know how much you trust different groups of people. First/next, think about people you work with. Generally speaking, would you say that you can trust them a lot, some, only a little, or not at all? (TRWRK)
 TOTAL%
1) Trust them a lot54134.8
2) Trust them some61439.5
3) Trust them only a little1439.2
4) Trust them not at all533.4
5) Does not apply15610.0
8) Don't know/No opinion281.8
9) No answer/Refused181.2
Missing1555
Total1553100.0
513) 15-5c. Next, we'd like to know how much you trust different groups of people. First/next, think about people at your church or place of worship. Generally speaking, would you say that you can trust them a lot, some, only a little, or not at all? (TRREL)
 TOTAL%
1) Trust them a lot60553.0
2) Trust them some43938.4
3) Trust them only a little494.3
4) Trust them not at all151.3
5) Does not apply111.0
8) Don't know/No opinion191.7
9) No answer/Refused40.4
Missing1966
Total1142100.0
514) 15-5d. Next, we'd like to know how much you trust different groups of people. First/next, think about whites. Generally speaking, would you say that you can trust them a lot, some, only a little, or not at all? (TRWHT)
 TOTAL%
1) Trust them a lot40426.0
2) Trust them some86155.4
3) Trust them only a little1539.9
4) Trust them not at all342.2
5) Does not apply271.7
8) Don't know/No opinion503.2
9) No answer/Refused241.5
Missing1555
Total1553100.0
515) 15-5e. Next, we'd like to know how much you trust different groups of people. First/next, think about African Americans or blacks. Generally speaking, would you say that you can trust them a lot, some, only a little, or not at all? (TRBLK)
 TOTAL%
1) Trust them a lot43027.7
2) Trust them some82353.0
3) Trust them only a little1479.5
4) Trust them not at all382.4
5) Does not apply312.0
8) Don't know/No opinion543.5
9) No answer/Refused301.9
Missing1555
Total1553100.0
516) 15-5f. Next, we'd like to know how much you trust different groups of people. First/next, think about Asian Americans. Generally speaking, would you say that you can trust them a lot, some, only a little, or not at all? (TRASN)
 TOTAL%
1) Trust them a lot42427.3
2) Trust them some76048.9
3) Trust them only a little1439.2
4) Trust them not at all463.0
5) Does not apply704.5
8) Don't know/No opinion825.3
9) No answer/Refused281.8
Missing1555
Total1553100.0
517) 15-5g. Next, we'd like to know how much you trust different groups of people. First/next, think about Hispanics or Latinos. Generally speaking, would you say that you can trust them a lot, some, only a little, or not at all? (TRHISP)
 TOTAL%
1) Trust them a lot40526.1
2) Trust them some78450.5
3) Trust them only a little16610.7
4) Trust them not at all613.9
5) Does not apply493.2
8) Don't know/No opinion654.2
9) No answer/Refused231.5
Missing1555
Total1553100.0
518) 15-5h. Next, we'd like to know how much you trust different groups of people. First/next, think about people who are deeply religious. Generally speaking, would you say that you can trust them a lot, some, only a little, or not at all? (TRNVREL)
 TOTAL%
1) Trust them a lot48030.9
2) Trust them some76449.2
3) Trust them only a little18511.9
4) Trust them not at all553.5
5) Does not apply161.0
8) Don't know/No opinion412.6
9) No answer/Refused120.8
Missing1555
Total1553100.0
519) 15-5i. Next, we'd like to know how much you trust different groups of people. First/next, think about people who are not religious. Generally speaking, would you say that you can trust them a lot, some, only a little, or not at all? (TRNOREL)
 TOTAL%
1) Trust them a lot30619.7
2) Trust them some87156.1
3) Trust them only a little21413.8
4) Trust them not at all714.6
5) Does not apply271.7
8) Don't know/No opinion483.1
9) No answer/Refused161.0
Missing1555
Total1553100.0
520) Question order: 15_5_01 (ROT15_1_01) (R15_5_1)
 TOTAL%
1) People in your neighborhood16910.9
2) People you work with17211.1
3) People at your church or place of worship18411.8
4) Whites15510.0
5) African Americans or blacks18511.9
6) Asian Americans16910.9
7) Hispanics or Latinos17711.4
8) People who are deeply religious17211.1
9) People who are not religious17010.9
Missing1555
Total1553100.0
521) Question order: 15_5_02 (ROT15_1_02) (R15_5_2)
 TOTAL%
1) People in your neighborhood16310.5
2) People you work with16510.6
3) People at your church or place of worship16710.8
4) Whites18211.7
5) African Americans or blacks16710.8
6) Asian Americans17411.2
7) Hispanics or Latinos17311.1
8) People who are deeply religious18411.8
9) People who are not religious17811.5
Missing1555
Total1553100.0
522) Question order: 15_5_03 (ROT15_1_03) (R15_5_3)
 TOTAL%
1) People in your neighborhood19012.2
2) People you work with17211.1
3) People at your church or place of worship19512.6
4) Whites18712.0
5) African Americans or blacks17111.0
6) Asian Americans1489.5
7) Hispanics or Latinos17911.5
8) People who are deeply religious16010.3
9) People who are not religious1519.7
Missing1555
Total1553100.0
523) Question order: 15_5_04 (ROT15_1_04) (R15_5_4)
 TOTAL%
1) People in your neighborhood17111.0
2) People you work with15910.2
3) People at your church or place of worship17010.9
4) Whites18612.0
5) African Americans or blacks15710.1
6) Asian Americans18211.7
7) Hispanics or Latinos17010.9
8) People who are deeply religious19212.4
9) People who are not religious16610.7
Missing1555
Total1553100.0
524) Question order: 15_5_05 (ROT15_1_05) (R15_5_5)
 TOTAL%
1) People in your neighborhood15610.0
2) People you work with18211.7
3) People at your church or place of worship19512.6
4) Whites1419.1
5) African Americans or blacks18111.7
6) Asian Americans17911.5
7) Hispanics or Latinos17411.2
8) People who are deeply religious16610.7
9) People who are not religious17911.5
Missing1555
Total1553100.0
525) Question order: 15_5_06 (ROT15_1_06) (R15_5_6)
 TOTAL%
1) People in your neighborhood16110.4
2) People you work with18712.0
3) People at your church or place of worship16210.4
4) Whites17211.1
5) African Americans or blacks17811.5
6) Asian Americans17010.9
7) Hispanics or Latinos16410.6
8) People who are deeply religious16110.4
9) People who are not religious19812.7
Missing1555
Total1553100.0
526) Question order: 15_5_07 (ROT15_1_07) (R15_5_7)
 TOTAL%
1) People in your neighborhood18011.6
2) People you work with16610.7
3) People at your church or place of worship1529.8
4) Whites17811.5
5) African Americans or blacks16310.5
6) Asian Americans17711.4
7) Hispanics or Latinos1439.2
8) People who are deeply religious18912.2
9) People who are not religious20513.2
Missing1555
Total1553100.0
527) Question order: 15_5_08 (ROT15_1_08) (R15_5_8)
 TOTAL%
1) People in your neighborhood19412.5
2) People you work with17211.1
3) People at your church or place of worship17311.1
4) Whites16810.8
5) African Americans or blacks18211.7
6) Asian Americans18311.8
7) Hispanics or Latinos17211.1
8) People who are deeply religious1549.9
9) People who are not religious15510.0
Missing1555
Total1553100.0
528) Question order: 15_5_09 (ROT15_1_09) (R15_5_9)
 TOTAL%
1) People in your neighborhood16910.9
2) People you work with17811.5
3) People at your church or place of worship15510.0
4) Whites18411.8
5) African Americans or blacks16910.9
6) Asian Americans17111.0
7) Hispanics or Latinos20112.9
8) People who are deeply religious17511.3
9) People who are not religious1519.7
Missing1555
Total1553100.0
529) 15-6. How much of the time do you think you can trust the local government to do what is right? Would you say just about always, most of the time, only some of the time, or hardly ever? (TGLOC)
 TOTAL%
0) Hardly ever26417.0
1) Some of the time74147.7
2) Most of the time46329.8
3) Just about always644.1
8) Don't know/No opinion181.2
9) No answer/Refused30.2
Missing1555
Total1553100.0
530) 16-1a. On the following question, we'd like to get your impression of people who are deeply religious. There are no right or wrong answers. First/next, would you say compared to others that deeply religious people are more liberal or more conservative? (RELLIB)
 TOTAL%
1) More liberal38412.4
2) More conservative234775.5
3) Equally conservative852.7
8) Don't know/No opinion2437.8
9) No knswer/Refused491.6
Total3108100.0
531) 16-2a. Is that much more or only somewhat more? (RELLIB1)
 TOTAL%
1) Very much more liberal1154.2
2) Somewhat more liberal2689.8
3) Somewhat more conservative114041.7
4) Very much more conservative119943.9
8) Don't know/No opinion90.3
Missing377
Total2731100.0
532) 16-1b. On the following question, we'd like to get your impression of people who are deeply religious. There are no right or wrong answers. First/next, would you say compared to others that deeply religious people are more tolerant or more intolerant? (RELTOL)
 TOTAL%
1) More tolerant143846.3
2) More intolerant133242.9
3) Equally intolerant1063.4
8) Don't know/No opinion1896.1
9) No answer/Refused431.4
Total3108100.0
533) 16-2b. Is that much more or only somewhat more? (RELTOL1)
 TOTAL%
1) Very much more tolerant59421.4
2) Somewhat more tolerant83530.1
3) Somewhat more intolerant75027.1
4) Very much more intolerant57920.9
8) Don't know/No opinion100.4
9) No answer/Refused20.1
Missing338
Total2770100.0
534) 16-1c. On the following question, we'd like to get your impression of people who are deeply religious. There are no right or wrong answers. First/next, would you say compared to others that deeply religious people are more selfish or more unselfish? (RELSLF)
 TOTAL%
1) More selfish66121.3
2) More unselfish202765.2
3) Equally unselfish1254.0
8) Don't know/No opinion2437.8
9) No answer/Refused521.7
Total3108100.0
535) 16-2c. Is that much more or only somewhat more? (RELSLF1)
 TOTAL%
1) Very much more selfish2238.3
2) Somewhat more selfish43216.1
3) Somewhat more unselfish123646.0
4) Very much more unselfish77628.9
8) Don't know/No opinion190.7
9) No answer/Refused20.1
Missing420
Total2688100.0
536) 16-3a. On the following question, we'd like to get your impression of people who are non-religious. There are no right or wrong answers. First/next, would you say compared to others that non-religious people are more liberal or more conservative? (SECLIB)
 TOTAL%
1) More liberal209667.4
2) More conservative52516.9
3) Equally conservative983.2
8) Don't know/No opinion34111.0
9) No answer/Refused481.5
Total3108100.0
537) 16-4a. Is that much more or only somewhat more? (SECLIB1)
 TOTAL%
1) Very much more liberal78229.8
2) Somewhat more liberal130949.9
3) Somewhat more conservative39014.9
4) Very much more conservative1345.1
8) Don't know/No opinion60.2
Missing487
Total2621100.0
538) 16-3b. On the following question, we'd like to get your impression of people who are non-religious. There are no right or wrong answers. First/next, would you say compared to others that non-religious people are more tolerant or more intolerant? (SECTOL)
 TOTAL%
1) More tolerant129241.6
2) More intolerant131642.3
3) Equally intolerant1314.2
8) Don't know/No opinion31010.0
9) No answer/Refused591.9
Total3108100.0
539) 16-4b. Is that much more or only somewhat more? (SECTOL1)
 TOTAL%
1) Very much more tolerant38914.9
2) Somewhat more tolerant90034.5
3) Somewhat more intolerant91935.2
4) Very much more intolerant38614.8
8) Don't know/No opinion130.5
9) No answer/Refused10.0
Missing500
Total2608100.0
540) 16-3c. On the following question, we'd like to get your impression of people who are non-religious. There are no right or wrong answers. First/next, would you say compared to others that non-religious people are more selfish or more unselfish? (SECSLF)
 TOTAL%
1) More selfish145246.7
2) More unselfish95130.6
3) Equally unselfish2257.2
8) Don't know/No opinion41813.4
9) No answer/Refused622.0
Total3108100.0
541) 16-4c. Is that much more or only somewhat more? (SECSLF1)
 TOTAL%
1) Very much more selfish38115.9
2) Somewhat more selfish106344.2
3) Somewhat more unselfish76531.8
4) Very much more unselfish1777.4
8) Don't know/No opinion150.6
9) No answer/Refused20.1
Missing705
Total2403100.0
542) Question order: 16_1a.-16_2c._01 (ROT16_1_01) (R16_1_1)
 TOTAL%
1) More liberal or more conservative103933.4
2) More tolerant or more intolerant105233.8
3) More selfish or more unselfish101732.7
Total3108100.0
543) Question order: 16_1a.-16_2c._01 (ROT16_1_02) (R16_1_2)
 TOTAL%
1) More liberal or more conservative102733.0
2) More tolerant or more intolerant101632.7
3) More selfish or more unselfish106534.3
Total3108100.0
544) Question order: 16_1a.-16_2c._01 (ROT16_1_03) (R16_1_3)
 TOTAL%
1) More liberal or more conservative104233.5
2) More tolerant or more intolerant104033.5
3) More selfish or more unselfish102633.0
Total3108100.0
545) Question order: 16_3a.-16_4c._01 (ROT16_3_01) (R16_3_1)
 TOTAL%
1) More liberal or more conservative104833.7
2) More tolerant or more intolerant105233.8
3) More selfish or more unselfish100832.4
Total3108100.0
546) Question order: 16_3a.-16_4c._01 (ROT16_3_02) (R16_3_2)
 TOTAL%
1) More liberal or more conservative105834.0
2) More tolerant or more intolerant100232.2
3) More selfish or more unselfish104833.7
Total3108100.0
547) Question order: 16_3a.-16_4c._01 (ROT16_3_03) (R16_3_3)
 TOTAL%
1) More liberal or more conservative100232.2
2) More tolerant or more intolerant105433.9
3) More selfish or more unselfish105233.8
Total3108100.0
548) 16-5. At the present time, do you think religion as a whole is increasing its influence on American life or losing its influence? (RELINFUP)
 TOTAL%
1) Losing its influence166353.5
2) Neither increasing nor decreasing (Vol.)1123.6
3) Increasing its influence119438.4
8) Don't know/No opinion1203.9
9) No answer/Refused190.6
Total3108100.0
549) 16-6. All in all, do you think this is a good thing or a bad thing? (RELINFUP1) (RLINFUP1)
 TOTAL%
1) Good thing103634.9
2) Bad thing177759.9
8) Don't know/No opinion1444.9
9) No answer/Refused120.4
Missing139
Total2969100.0
550) 16-7. All in all, do you think a person can be a good American if he or she does not have religious faith? (GUDAM_REL) (GDAM_REL)
 TOTAL%
0) No, can't be a good American38112.3
1) Yes, can be a good American263184.7
8) Don't know/No opinion802.6
9) No answer/Refused160.5
Total3108100.0
551) 16-8. To what extent do you feel your values are threatened in America today? Are they very, moderately, slightly, or not at all threatened? (VALTHRT)
 TOTAL%
0) Not at all59619.2
1) Slightly63520.4
2) Moderately114136.7
3) Very68021.9
8) Don't know/No opinion431.4
9) No answer/Refused130.4
Total3108100.0
552) 16-9. In your day to day life, have people ever made negative remarks about your religious beliefs? Would you say this happens . . .? (RELDISC)
 TOTAL%
0) Never138144.8
1) Rarely82526.8
2) Occasionally68822.3
3) Often1625.3
8) Don't know/No opinion180.6
9) No answer/Refused100.3
Missing24
Total3084100.0
553) 18-1a. I'd like to get your feelings toward a number of well-known groups. I'd like you to rate that group using something we call the feeling thermometer. How do you feel toward gay men and lesbians, that is, homosexuals? (FTGAYS)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total155385.93195.78
554) 18-1b. I'd like to get your feelings toward a number of well-known groups. I'd like you to rate that group using something we call the feeling thermometer. How do you feel toward blacks? (FTBLKS)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total155394.91166.25
555) 18-1c. I'd like to get your feelings toward a number of well-known groups. I'd like you to rate that group using something we call the feeling thermometer. How do you feel toward whites? (FTWHTS)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total155392.27154.36
556) 18-1d. I'd like to get your feelings toward a number of well-known groups. I'd like you to rate that group using something we call the feeling thermometer. How do you feel toward Asian Americans? (FTASNS)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total1553108.46202.99
557) 18-1e. I'd like to get your feelings toward a number of well-known groups. I'd like you to rate that group using something we call the feeling thermometer. How do you feel toward Latinos or Hispanic Americans? (FTHSPNS)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total155398.79181.67
558) 18-1f. I'd like to get your feelings toward a number of well-known groups. I'd like you to rate that group using something we call the feeling thermometer. How do you feel toward Jews? (FTJEWS)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total3108104.48199.63
559) 18-1g. I'd like to get your feelings toward a number of well-known groups. I'd like you to rate that group using something we call the feeling thermometer. How do you feel toward Catholics? (FTCATHS)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total310890.25161.10
560) 18-1h. I'd like to get your feelings toward a number of well-known groups. I'd like you to rate that group using something we call the feeling thermometer. How do you feel toward Muslims? (FTMUSLM)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total3108111.77244.63
561) 18-1i. I'd like to get your feelings toward a number of well-known groups. I'd like you to rate that group using something we call the feeling thermometer. How do you feel toward evangelical Christians? (FTEVANG)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total3108109.21217.91
562) 18-1j. I'd like to get your feelings toward a number of well-known groups. I'd like you to rate that group using something we call the feeling thermometer. How do you feel toward mainline Protestants (e.g., Methodists or Lutherans)? (FTMNPROT)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total3108106.98203.29
563) 18-1k. I'd like to get your feelings toward a number of well-known groups. I'd like you to rate that group using something we call the feeling thermometer. How do you feel toward Mormons? (FTMORMN)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total3108109.08231.90
564) 18-1l. I'd like to get your feelings toward a number of well-known groups. I'd like you to rate that group using something we call the feeling thermometer. How do you feel toward people who are not religious? (FTNOREL)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total310888.87181.25
565) 18-1m. I'd like to get your feelings toward a number of well-known groups. I'd like you to rate that group using something we call the feeling thermometer. How do you feel toward poor people? (FTPOOR)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total155491.57150.86
566) 18-1n. I'd like to get your feelings toward a number of well-known groups. I'd like you to rate that group using something we call the feeling thermometer. How do you feel toward rich people? (FTRICH)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total155479.11165.80
567) 18-1o. I'd like to get your feelings toward a number of well-known groups. I'd like you to rate that group using something we call the feeling thermometer. How do you feel toward conservatives? (FTCONSV)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total155481.74159.99
568) 18-1p. I'd like to get your feelings toward a number of well-known groups. I'd like you to rate that group using something we call the feeling thermometer. How do you feel toward liberals? (FTLIBS)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total155486.41179.45
569) Question order: 18_01_01 (ROT18_1_01) (R18_1_1)
 TOTAL%
1) Gay men and lesbians1284.1
2) Blacks1464.7
3) Whites1484.8
4) Asian Americans1324.2
5) Latinos or Hispanic Americans1304.2
6) Jews3019.7
7) Catholics2929.4
8) Muslims3069.8
9) Evangelical Christians3039.7
11) Mormons2889.3
12) People who are not religious2979.6
13) Poor people1645.3
14) Rich people1424.6
15) Conservatives1735.6
16) Liberals1585.1
Total3108100.0
570) Question order: 18_01_02 (ROT18_1_02) (R18_1_2)
 TOTAL%
1) Gay men and lesbians1384.4
2) Blacks1384.4
3) Whites1234.0
4) Asian Americans1494.8
5) Latinos or Hispanic Americans1364.4
6) Jews2377.6
7) Catholics2056.6
8) Muslims2417.8
9) Evangelical Christians2979.6
10) Mainline Protestants3039.7
11) Mormons2518.1
12) People who are not religious2538.1
13) Poor people1625.2
14) Rich people1514.9
15) Conservatives1545.0
16) Liberals1705.5
Total3108100.0
571) Question order: 18_01_03 (ROT18_1_03) (R18_1_3)
 TOTAL%
1) Gay men and lesbians1284.1
2) Blacks1484.8
3) Whites1334.3
4) Asian Americans1324.2
5) Latinos or Hispanic Americans1434.6
6) Jews2447.9
7) Catholics2578.3
8) Muslims2237.2
9) Evangelical Christians2979.6
10) Mainline Protestants2979.6
11) Mormons2307.4
12) People who are not religious2397.7
13) Poor people1454.7
14) Rich people1805.8
15) Conservatives1534.9
16) Liberals1595.1
Total3108100.0
572) Question order: 18_01_04 (ROT18_1_04) (R18_1_4)
 TOTAL%
1) Gay men and lesbians1454.7
2) Blacks1193.8
3) Whites1374.4
4) Asian Americans1314.2
5) Latinos or Hispanic Americans1524.9
6) Jews2247.2
7) Catholics2447.9
8) Muslims2467.9
9) Evangelical Christians32410.4
10) Mainline Protestants2979.6
11) Mormons2257.2
12) People who are not religious2277.3
13) Poor people1665.3
14) Rich people1645.3
15) Conservatives1575.1
16) Liberals1504.8
Total3108100.0
573) Question order: 18_01_05 (ROT18_1_05) (R18_1_5)
 TOTAL%
1) Gay men and lesbians1655.3
2) Blacks1494.8
3) Whites1635.2
4) Asian Americans1605.1
5) Latinos or Hispanic Americans1414.5
6) Jews33910.9
7) Catholics32110.3
8) Muslims32510.5
9) Evangelical Christians35511.4
10) Mainline Protestants32410.4
11) Mormons36611.8
12) People who are not religious3009.7
Total3108100.0
574) Question order: 18_01_06 (ROT18_1_06) (R18_1_6)
 TOTAL%
1) Gay men and lesbians180.6
2) Blacks210.7
3) Whites200.6
4) Asian Americans190.6
5) Latinos or Hispanic Americans160.5
6) Jews42313.6
7) Catholics41313.3
8) Muslims39412.7
9) Evangelical Christians49415.9
10) Mainline Protestants35511.4
11) Mormons40112.9
12) People who are not religious41413.3
13) Poor people290.9
14) Rich people290.9
15) Conservatives280.9
16) Liberals341.1
Total3108100.0
575) Question order: 18_01_07 (ROT18_1_07) (R18_1_7)
 TOTAL%
1) Gay men and lesbians190.6
2) Blacks280.9
3) Whites160.5
4) Asian Americans180.6
5) Latinos or Hispanic Americans130.4
6) Jews45014.5
7) Catholics45014.5
8) Muslims43313.9
9) Evangelical Christians2056.6
10) Mainline Protestants49415.9
11) Mormons39212.6
12) People who are not religious47015.1
13) Poor people280.9
14) Rich people240.8
15) Conservatives381.2
16) Liberals301.0
Total3108100.0
576) Question order: 18_01_08 (ROT18_1_08) (R18_1_8)
 TOTAL%
1) Gay men and lesbians1425.8
2) Blacks1455.9
3) Whites1174.8
4) Asian Americans1255.1
5) Latinos or Hispanic Americans1265.1
6) Jews1405.7
7) Catholics1445.9
8) Muslims1616.6
9) Evangelical Christians1696.9
10) Mainline Protestants2058.4
11) Mormons1676.8
12) People who are not religious1214.9
13) Poor people1757.1
14) Rich people1737.0
15) Conservatives1696.9
16) Liberals1767.2
Missing653
Total2455100.0
577) Question order: 18_01_09 (ROT18_1_09) (R18_1_9)
 TOTAL%
1) Gay men and lesbians1204.9
2) Blacks1275.2
3) Whites1445.9
4) Asian Americans1275.2
5) Latinos or Hispanic Americans1375.6
6) Jews1214.9
7) Catholics1496.1
8) Muslims1586.4
9) Evangelical Christians1767.2
10) Mainline Protestants1696.9
11) Mormons1606.5
12) People who are not religious1747.1
13) Poor people1686.8
14) Rich people1747.1
15) Conservatives1767.2
16) Liberals1757.1
Missing653
Total2455100.0
578) Question order: 18_01_10 (ROT18_1_10) (R18_1_10)
 TOTAL%
1) Gay men and lesbians1124.6
2) Blacks1054.3
3) Whites1154.7
4) Asian Americans1174.8
5) Latinos or Hispanic Americans1124.6
6) Jews1867.6
7) Catholics1717.0
8) Muslims1917.8
9) Evangelical Christians2339.5
10) Mainline Protestants1767.2
11) Mormons1686.8
12) People who are not religious1968.0
13) Poor people1526.2
14) Rich people1455.9
15) Conservatives1395.7
16) Liberals1375.6
Missing653
Total2455100.0
579) Question order: 18_01_11 (ROT18_1_11) (R18_1_11)
 TOTAL%
1) Gay men and lesbians1044.2
2) Blacks1174.8
3) Whites1134.6
4) Asian Americans1074.4
5) Latinos or Hispanic Americans1204.9
6) Jews1807.3
7) Catholics1988.1
8) Muslims1937.9
9) Evangelical Christians1134.6
10) Mainline Protestants2339.5
11) Mormons2249.1
12) People who are not religious1807.3
13) Poor people1415.7
14) Rich people1486.0
15) Conservatives1435.8
16) Liberals1415.7
Missing653
Total2455100.0
580) Question order: 18_01_12 (ROT18_1_12) (R18_1_12)
 TOTAL%
1) Gay men and lesbians16910.9
2) Blacks1227.9
3) Whites15810.2
4) Asian Americans16410.6
5) Latinos or Hispanic Americans16210.4
6) Jews1318.4
7) Catholics1489.5
8) Muslims1147.3
9) Evangelical Christians322.1
10) Mainline Protestants1137.3
11) Mormons1227.9
12) People who are not religious1187.6
Missing1555
Total1553100.0
581) Question order: 18_01_13 (ROT18_1_13) (R18_1_13)
 TOTAL%
1) Gay men and lesbians406.1
2) Blacks487.4
3) Whites396.0
4) Asian Americans456.9
5) Latinos or Hispanic Americans426.4
6) Jews345.2
7) Catholics253.8
8) Muslims335.1
9) Evangelical Christians426.4
10) Mainline Protestants324.9
11) Mormons172.6
12) People who are not religious314.8
13) Poor people528.0
14) Rich people578.7
15) Conservatives548.3
16) Liberals619.4
Missing2456
Total652100.0
582) Question order: 18_01_14 (ROT18_1_14) (R18_1_14)
 TOTAL%
1) Gay men and lesbians396.0
2) Blacks497.5
3) Whites396.0
4) Asian Americans406.1
5) Latinos or Hispanic Americans477.2
6) Jews284.3
7) Catholics274.1
8) Muslims335.1
9) Evangelical Christians253.8
10) Mainline Protestants426.4
11) Mormons294.4
12) People who are not religious304.6
13) Poor people609.2
14) Rich people548.3
15) Conservatives609.2
16) Liberals507.7
Missing2456
Total652100.0
583) Question order: 18_01_15 (ROT18_1_15) (R18_1_15)
 TOTAL%
1) Gay men and lesbians406.1
2) Blacks497.5
3) Whites446.7
4) Asian Americans497.5
5) Latinos or Hispanic Americans324.9
6) Jews233.5
7) Catholics355.4
8) Muslims304.6
9) Evangelical Christians436.6
10) Mainline Protestants253.8
11) Mormons274.1
12) People who are not religious314.8
13) Poor people477.2
14) Rich people568.6
15) Conservatives538.1
16) Liberals6810.4
Missing2456
Total652100.0
584) Question order: 18_01_16 (ROT18_1_16) (R18_1_16)
 TOTAL%
1) Gay men and lesbians467.1
2) Blacks426.4
3) Whites446.7
4) Asian Americans385.8
5) Latinos or Hispanic Americans446.7
6) Jews477.2
7) Catholics294.4
8) Muslims274.1
9) Evangelical Christians00.0
10) Mainline Protestants436.6
11) Mormons416.3
12) People who are not religious274.1
13) Poor people6510.0
14) Rich people578.7
15) Conservatives578.7
16) Liberals456.9
Missing2456
Total652100.0
585) Question order: 18_01_01 (ROT18_01)
 TOTAL%
1) A-e103733.4
2) F-l104733.7
3) M-p102432.9
Total3108100.0
586) Question order: 18_01_02 (ROT18_02)
 TOTAL%
1) A-e100032.2
2) F-l105734.0
3) M-p105133.8
Total3108100.0
587) Question order: 18_01_03 (ROT18_03)
 TOTAL%
1) A-e107134.5
2) F-l100432.3
3) M-p103333.2
Total3108100.0
588) 19-1. All things considered, how satisfied are you with your life as a whole nowadays? Please use a scale where 1 means extremely dissatisfied and 10 means extremely satisfied. (LIFESAT)
 TOTAL%
1) Extremely dissatisfied431.4
2) 2250.8
3) 3381.2
4) 4511.6
5) 52076.7
6) 61244.0
7) 742213.6
8) 883726.9
9) 948715.7
10) Extremely satisfied85127.4
98) Don't know/No opinion50.2
99) No answer/Refused180.6
Total3108100.0
589) 19-2. And how would you describe your overall state of health these days? Would you say it is excellent, very good, good, fair, or poor? (HEALTH)
 TOTAL%
1) Poor1886.0
2) Fair45214.5
3) Good74323.9
4) Very good102032.8
5) Excellent68922.2
9) No answer/Refused160.5
Total3108100.0
590) 19-3. How many people do you have in your life right now, if any, with whom you can share confidences or discuss a difficult decision? (CONFIDNO)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total31088.4414.96
591) 19-4. How many years have you lived in your community? (LIVCOM)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total310821.8619.83
592) 19-5. Do you or your family own the place where you are living now, or do you rent? (OWN)
 TOTAL%
0) Rent76024.5
1) Own231574.5
8) Don't know/No opinion70.2
9) No answer/Refused260.8
Total3108100.0
593) 19-6. Next, I would like to ask a few questions about work. We'd like to know if you are working now, temporarily laid off, or if you are unemployed, retired, permanently disabled, a homemaker, a student, or what? (LABOR)
 TOTAL%
1) Working now173055.7
2) Temporarily laid off622.0
3) Unemployed943.0
4) Retired65921.2
5) Permanently disabled1936.2
6) A homemaker2217.1
7) A student842.7
8) Temporary leave (sick leave, maternity leave, etc.)160.5
9) Working part time80.3
10) Self-employed100.3
11) Semi-retired20.1
97) Other40.1
98) Don't know/No opinion30.1
99) No answer/Refused220.7
Total3108100.0
594) 19-7. Are you doing any work for pay at the present time? (LABOR2)
 TOTAL%
0) No84083.7
1) Yes14914.8
9) No answer/Refused151.5
Missing2104
Total1004100.0
595) 19-8. About how many hours do you work in the average week? Count everything, including extra jobs or paid work you do at home. (WRKTIME)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total187950.1886.49
596) 19-9. On a typical day, about how long does it take you to get to work? (COMMUTE0)
 TOTAL%
0) No time/work from home537.8
1) Answer given in hours588.5
2) Answer given in minutes55881.9
8) Don't know/No opinion121.8
Missing2427
Total681100.0
597) Number of hours (COMMUTE1)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total581.450.96
598) Number of minutes (COMMUTE2)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total55819.3113.18
599) 19-10. We are interested in how people are getting along financially these days. So far as you and your immediate family are concerned, would you say that you are very, somewhat, or not at all satisfied with your present financial situation? (ECONSAT)
 TOTAL%
0) Not at all satisfied54817.6
1) Somewhat satisfied177757.2
2) Very satisfied74223.9
8) Don't know/No opinion120.4
9) No answer/Refused290.9
Total3108100.0
600) 19-11. Our last few questions are used to ensure that our sample for this survey accurately reflects the population as a whole. First, in what year were you born? (BYEAR)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total31082,096.041,051.17
601) Age category by decade (AGECAT)
 TOTAL%
1) 18-2942513.7
2) 30-3945614.7
3) 40-4966021.2
4) 50-5963320.4
5) 60-6946515.0
6) 70+41513.4
8) Don't know/No opinion50.2
9) No answer/Refused491.6
Total3108100.0
602) 19-12. What is the highest grade of school or year of college you have completed? (EDUC)
 TOTAL%
1) None, or grade 1-8923.0
2) High school incomplete (grades 9-11)2257.2
3) High school graduate71723.1
4) GED401.3
5) Business, technical, or vocational school after high school1244.0
6) Some college, no four-year degree85727.6
7) College graduate56718.2
8) Post-graduate training or professional schooling after college45314.6
98) Don't know/No opinion30.1
99) No answer/Refused301.0
Total3108100.0
603) 19-13. Do you have a GED or high school equivalency? (GED)
 TOTAL%
0) No24477.0
1) Yes7022.1
8) Don't know/No opinion20.6
9) No answer/Refused10.3
Missing2791
Total317100.0
604) 19-14. Did you get any of your grade or high school education in parochial schools or other schools run by religious groups? (EDUC_REL)
 TOTAL%
0) No240977.5
1) Yes66821.5
8) Don't know/No opinion20.1
9) No answer/Refused290.9
Total3108100.0
605) 19-15a. Are any of your children ages 18 or under attending private non-religious schools? (KDEDPRIV)
 TOTAL%
0) No kids 18 or under38916.1
1) Yes1315.4
2) No181675.0
8) Don't know/No opinion50.2
9) No answer/Refused803.3
Missing687
Total2421100.0
606) 19-15b. Are any of your children ages 18 or under attending religious schools? (KDEDREL)
 TOTAL%
0) No kids 18 or under39916.5
1) Yes1656.8
2) No176973.1
8) Don't know/No opinion70.3
9) No answer/Refused813.3
Missing687
Total2421100.0
607) 19-15b. Are any of your children ages 18 or under being home schooled? (KDEDHOME)
 TOTAL%
0) No kids 18 or under40816.9
1) Yes773.2
2) No184376.1
8) Don't know/No opinion110.5
9) No answer/Refused823.4
Missing687
Total2421100.0
608) 19-16. Is the religious school a Catholic school, a Christian school, or other? (RSCHTYPE)
 TOTAL%
1) Catholic school7545.5
2) Christian school6941.8
3) Jewish school63.6
4) Baptist school31.8
97) Other95.5
98) Don't know/No opinion21.2
99) No answer/Refused10.6
Missing2943
Total165100.0
609) 19-17. Do you consider yourself Hispanic or Latino? (HISPAN)
 TOTAL%
0) No273187.9
1) Yes34711.2
8) Don't know/No opinion40.1
9) No answer/Refused260.8
Total3108100.0
610) 19-18. Would you say your background is Mexican, Puerto Rican, Cuban, Dominican, or something else and if so what? (HISPNAT)
 TOTAL%
1) Mexican21963.1
2) Puerto Rican4312.4
3) Cuban154.3
4) Dominican144.0
5) El Salvadoran92.6
6) Guatemalan82.3
7) Colombian72.0
8) Venezuelan10.3
11) Honduran30.9
13) Spanish51.4
97) Other205.8
98) Don't know/No opinion20.6
99) No answer/Refused10.3
Missing2761
Total347100.0
611) 19-19. Do you consider yourself to be white or black? (HISPRACE)
 TOTAL%
1) White19155.0
2) Black4813.8
8) Don't know/No opinion5515.9
9) No answer/Refused5315.3
Missing2761
Total347100.0
612) 19-20. Do you consider yourself to be white, black or African American, Asian or Pacific Islander, Native American, or some other race? (RACE)
 TOTAL%
1) White226882.1
2) Black2057.4
3) African American1083.9
4) Asian American381.4
5) Pacific Islander70.3
6) Native American411.5
7) Mixed210.8
97) Some other race281.0
98) Don't know/No opinion50.2
99) No answer/Refused401.4
Missing347
Total2761100.0
613) 19-17/19-19/19-20. Do you consider yourself to be white, black or African American, Asian or Pacific Islander, Native American, or some other race? (RACESUM)
 TOTAL%
1) White226873.0
2) Black2056.6
3) African American1083.5
4) Asian American381.2
5) Pacific Islander70.2
6) Native American411.3
7) Mixed210.7
11) White Hispanic1916.1
12) Black Hispanic481.5
19) Hispanic (unspecified)1083.5
97) Some other race280.9
98) Don't know/No opinion50.2
99) No answer/Refused401.3
Total3108100.0
614) 19-21. Would you say your background is Chinese, Korean, Japanese, Filipino, or something else, and if so what? (ASNNAT)
 TOTAL%
1) Chinese1436.8
2) Korean37.9
3) Japanese12.6
4) Filipino513.2
5) Asian Indian410.5
6) Vietnamese12.6
8) Indian410.5
97) Other37.9
99) No answer/Refused37.9
Missing3070
Total38100.0
615) 19-22. Are you an American citizen? (CITIZ)
 TOTAL%
0) No1765.7
1) Yes289893.2
8) Don't know/No opinion10.0
9) No answer/Refused331.1
Total3108100.0
616) 19-23. Were you born in the United States? (BORNUS)
 TOTAL%
0) No34111.0
1) Yes273588.0
9) No answer/Refused321.0
Total3108100.0
617) 19-24. What state were you born in? (STATBRN)
618) 19-25. How many years have you lived in the United States? (YRSINUS)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total34134.19118.99
619) 19-26. Is your total annual household income from all sources, and before taxes . . .? (YP_1)
 TOTAL%
1) Less than $20,000121539.1
2) Between $20,000 and $30,000167353.8
8) Don't know/No opinion812.6
9) No answer/Refused1394.5
Total3108100.0
620) 19-27. Would that be . . .? (YP_2)
 TOTAL%
1) Less than $20,00044836.9
2) Between $20,000 and $30,00044836.9
3) More than $30,00028523.5
8) Don't know/No opinion211.7
9) No answer/Refused131.1
Missing1893
Total1215100.0
621) 19-28. Would that be . . .? (YP_3)
 TOTAL%
1) Less than $50,00029617.7
2) Between $50,000 and $75,00059035.3
3) More than $75,000 but less than $100,00030218.1
4) More than $100,00041224.6
8) Don't know/No opinion130.8
9) No answer/Refused603.6
Missing1435
Total1673100.0
622) 19-33. Besides the telephone number I reached you on, how many other telephone numbers, if any, does your household have that I could have reached you on? (PHLINES)
 TOTAL%
0) 0211968.2
1) 154717.6
2) 22618.4
3) 3862.8
4) 4250.8
5) 5150.5
6) 630.1
7) 720.1
8) Don't know/No opinion10.0
9) No answer/Refused491.6
Total3108100.0
623) D20. Gender of interviewer (INTRVSEX)
 TOTAL%
1) Male131542.3
2) Female179357.7
Total3108100.0
624) IDENT: Census region (SAMPLE03)
 TOTAL%
1) Northeast57018.3
2) North Central70822.8
3) South112136.1
4) West70922.8
Total3108100.0
625) REPLICATE (SAMPLE05)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total310848.7040.12
626) Metro status (METRO)
 TOTAL%
1) Urban - center city (metro)104433.6
2) Urban - center city county (metro)57818.6
3) Suburban (metro)69722.4
4) Suburban - non-center city (metro)1043.3
5) Rural - non-metro68522.0
Total3108100.0
627) Nielsen size (SAMPLE15)
628) Census region (SAMPLE16)
 TOTAL%
1) Northeast57018.3
2) North Central70822.8
3) South112136.1
4) West70922.8
Total3108100.0
629) Census division (DIVISION)
 TOTAL%
1) New England1655.3
2) Mid Atlantic40513.0
3) East North Central47215.2
4) West North Central2367.6
5) South Atlantic58218.7
6) East South Central2407.7
7) West South Central2999.6
8) Mountain2327.5
9) Pacific47715.3
Total3108100.0
630) Time zone (TIMEZONE)
631) Weight (WEIGHT)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total31081.000.44
632) D21. What language was this interview conducted in? (LANGASK)
 TOTAL%
1) All Spanish2016.5
2) Mostly Spanish50.2
3) Part Spanish/Part English30.1
4) Mostly English331.1
5) All English286692.2
Total3108100.0
633) 19-9. On a typical day, about how long does it take you to get to work? (COMMUTE)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total6812.1112.86
634) Respondent age (AGE)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total305449.7016.87
635) Respondent education (including GED follow-up) (EDUC_ALL)
 TOTAL%
1) None, or grade 1-8802.6
2) High school incomplete (grades 9-11)1675.4
3) High school graduate/GED82726.9
4) Business, technical, or vocational school1244.0
5) Some college, no four-year degree85727.9
6) College graduate56718.4
7) Post graduate training or professional45314.7
Missing33
Total3075100.0
636) 2005 Total household income (INCOME)
 TOTAL%
1) $20,000 or less44815.5
2) Over $20,000 but less than $30,00044815.5
3) Over $30,000 but less than $40,0002859.9
4) Less than $40,000 unspecified341.2
5) Over $40,000 but less than $50,00029610.2
6) Over $50,000 but less than $75,00059020.4
7) Over $75,000 but less than $100,00030210.5
8) $100,000 or more41214.3
9) Over $40,000 unspecified732.5
Missing220
Total2888100.0
637) Non-overlapping ethnic categories: four main ethnic groups (ETHNIC4)
 TOTAL%
1) Non-Hispanic white226876.5
2) Non-Hispanic black31310.6
3) Asian381.3
6) Hispanic34711.7
Missing142
Total2966100.0
638) Non-overlapping ethnic categories: All six main ethnic groups (ETHNIC6)
 TOTAL%
1) Non-Hispanic white226875.2
2) Non-Hispanic black31310.4
3) Asian381.3
4) Pacific Islander70.2
5) Native American411.4
6) Hispanic34711.5
Missing94
Total3014100.0
639) Religious tradition: Respondent now (RELTRAD)
 TOTAL%
0) None47115.3
1) Catholic72623.6
2) Mainline Protestant49916.2
3) Evangelical Protestant/Other Protestant91329.7
4) Black Protestant2427.9
5) Jewish682.2
6) Mormon531.7
7) Other non-Christian1033.3
Missing33
Total3075100.0
640) Religious tradition: Respondent formerly (RELTRAD_EX) (RELTRDEX)
 TOTAL%
0) None335.0
1) Catholic13820.8
2) Mainline Protestant16725.2
3) Evangelical Protestant/Other Protestant16925.5
4) Black Protestant416.2
5) Jewish121.8
6) Mormon50.8
7) Other non-Christian406.0
8) Other Protestant/Christian578.6
Missing2446
Total662100.0
641) Religious tradition: Both parents same (RELTRAD_FM1) (RLTRDFM1)
 TOTAL%
0) None34611.8
1) Catholic88530.1
2) Mainline Protestant53618.2
3) Evangelical Protestant/Other Protestant63621.6
4) Black Protestant2217.5
5) Jewish832.8
6) Mormon481.6
7) Other non-Christian431.5
8) Other Protestant/Christian1465.0
Missing164
Total2944100.0
642) Religious tradition: Father (RELTRAD_FM2) (RLTRDFM2)
 TOTAL%
0) None23833.5
1) Catholic14220.0
2) Mainline Protestant10915.3
3) Evangelical Protestant/Other Protestant9613.5
4) Black Protestant365.1
5) Jewish172.4
6) Mormon60.8
7) Other non-Christian131.8
8) Other Protestant/Christian547.6
Missing2397
Total711100.0
643) Religious tradition: Mother (RELTRAD_FM3) (RLTRDFM3)
 TOTAL%
0) None8311.3
1) Catholic19827.0
2) Mainline Protestant14619.9
3) Evangelical Protestant/Other Protestant15220.8
4) Black Protestant587.9
5) Jewish60.8
6) Mormon101.4
7) Other non-Christian101.4
8) Other Protestant/Christian699.4
Missing2376
Total732100.0
644) Religious tradition: Parents (father when mixed) (RELTRAD_FM4) (RLTRDFM4)
 TOTAL%
0) None35311.8
1) Catholic89229.9
2) Mainline Protestant54418.2
3) Evangelical Protestant/Other Protestant64521.6
4) Black Protestant2287.6
5) Jewish842.8
6) Mormon481.6
7) Other non-Christian431.4
8) Other Protestant/Christian1515.1
Missing120
Total2988100.0
645) Religious tradition: Parents (mother when mixed) (RELTRAD_FM5) (RLTRDFM5)
 TOTAL%
0) None1966.6
1) Catholic94731.7
2) Mainline Protestant57719.3
3) Evangelical Protestant/Other Protestant69823.4
4) Black Protestant2448.2
5) Jewish722.4
6) Mormon521.7
7) Other non-Christian401.3
8) Other Protestant/Christian1625.4
Missing120
Total2988100.0
646) Religious tradition: Spouse now (RELTRAD_SP) (RELTRDSP)
 TOTAL%
0) None27814.5
1) Catholic49725.9
2) Mainline Protestant33217.3
3) Evangelical Protestant/Other Protestant43722.8
4) Black Protestant934.9
5) Jewish462.4
6) Mormon392.0
7) Other non-Christian613.2
8) Other Protestant/Christian1336.9
Missing1192
Total1916100.0
647) Religious tradition: First child now (RELTRAD_KD1) (RLTRDKD1)
 TOTAL%
0) None24610.8
1) Catholic54924.0
2) Mainline Protestant38817.0
3) Evangelical Protestant/Other Protestant62227.2
4) Black Protestant1647.2
5) Jewish502.2
6) Mormon441.9
7) Other non-Christian803.5
8) Other Protestant/Christian1456.3
Missing820
Total2288100.0
648) Religiosity index (RELIMP, RELATEND, ID_REL, BELGOD, RELSTRNG2) (RELIGIOS)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total29960.031.01
649) Party identification: Seven categories (PARTYID3)
 TOTAL%
1) Strong Republican46516.8
2) Weak Republican41915.1
3) Republican leaner2388.6
4) Independent2328.4
5) Democratic leaner31511.4
6) Weak Democrat47117.0
7) Strong Democrat62622.6
Missing342
Total2766100.0
650) Times last 12 months visited with relatives (merged) (FAMVIS2)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total310845.1281.64
651) Times last 12 months attended a club meeting (merged) (CLUBS2)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total31086.0129.79
652) Times last 12 months had friend over to your home (merged) (FRNDHOM2)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total310837.1385.41
653) Times last 12 months attended public meeting discussing school or town affairs (merged) (PUBMEET2)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total31087.7251.11
654) Times last 12 months been in the home of a neighbor (merged) (NEIHOME2)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total310824.9864.20
655) Times last 12 months chaired a meeting or gave a speech (merged) (CHRMTG2)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total31087.8636.65
656) Respondent has done volunteer work for a religious cause (with 0 for VOLYN=0) (VOLREL2)
 TOTAL%
0) No216970.0
1) Yes93130.0
Missing8
Total3100100.0
657) Respondent has done volunteer work for health care or fighting diseases (with 0 for VOLYN=0) (VOLHEA2)
 TOTAL%
0) No122179.1
1) Yes32220.9
Missing1565
Total1543100.0
658) Respondent has done volunteer work for school or youth programs (with 0 for VOLYN=0) (VOLYOU2)
 TOTAL%
0) No108170.1
1) Yes46229.9
Missing1565
Total1543100.0
659) Respondent has done volunteer work for helping the poor or elderly (with 0 for VOLYN=0) (VOLHUM2)
 TOTAL%
0) No104567.7
1) Yes49932.3
Missing1564
Total1544100.0
660) Respondent has done volunteer work for any arts or cultural organizations (with 0 for VOLYN=0) (VOLARTS2)
 TOTAL%
0) No136588.4
1) Yes17911.6
Missing1564
Total1544100.0
661) Respondent has done volunteer work for health care or fighting diseases (with 0 for VOLYN=0) (VOLNEI2)
 TOTAL%
0) No116775.7
1) Yes37524.3
Missing1566
Total1542100.0
662) Respondent has done volunteer work for a non-religious cause (with 0 for VOLYN=0) (VOLNOREL2) (VOLNORL2)
 TOTAL%
0) No93359.9
1) Yes62440.1
Missing1551
Total1557100.0
663) Respondent has close friend who is a business owner (BBUS2)
 TOTAL%
0) No172456.0
1) Yes135744.0
Missing27
Total3081100.0
664) Respondent has close friend who is manual worker (BWORKER2)
 TOTAL%
0) No150949.0
1) Yes156951.0
Missing30
Total3078100.0
665) Respondent has close friend who is white (BWHT2)
 TOTAL%
0) No40713.2
1) Yes267786.8
Missing24
Total3084100.0
666) Respondent has close friend who is Hispanic (BHISP2)
 TOTAL%
0) No200865.1
1) Yes107534.9
Missing25
Total3083100.0
667) Respondent has close friend who is Asian (BASN2)
 TOTAL%
0) No251381.7
1) Yes56318.3
Missing32
Total3076100.0
668) Respondent has close friend who is black (BBLK2)
 TOTAL%
0) No176757.4
1) Yes131242.6
Missing29
Total3079100.0
669) Respondent has close friend who is a community leader (BLEADER2)
 TOTAL%
0) No224973.2
1) Yes82526.8
Missing34
Total3074100.0
670) Respondent has close friend who is gay (BGAY2)
 TOTAL%
0) No117178.6
1) Yes31921.4
Missing1618
Total1490100.0
671) Respondent has close friend who is an evangelical (BEVANG2)
 TOTAL%
0) No181263.9
1) Yes102436.1
Missing272
Total2836100.0
672) Respondent has close friend who is a mainline Protestant (BMNPROT2)
 TOTAL%
0) No150052.2
1) Yes137347.8
Missing235
Total2873100.0
673) Respondent has close friend who is non-Christian (BNONXIAN2) (BNOXIAN2)
 TOTAL%
0) No214471.6
1) Yes85028.4
Missing114
Total2994100.0
674) Respondent has close friend who is Catholic (BCATH2)
 TOTAL%
0) No116839.5
1) Yes178660.5
Missing154
Total2954100.0
675) Respondent has close friend who is not religious (BNOREL2)
 TOTAL%
0) No161755.2
1) Yes131444.8
Missing177
Total2931100.0
676) Trust neighbors (TR2NEI)
 TOTAL%
0) Trust them not at all634.2
1) Trust them only a little18212.1
2) Trust them some64943.2
3) Trust them a lot60740.4
Missing1607
Total1501100.0
677) Trust co-workers (TR2WRK)
 TOTAL%
0) Trust them not at all533.9
1) Trust them only a little14310.6
2) Trust them some61445.4
3) Trust them a lot54140.0
Missing1757
Total1351100.0
678) Trust co-religionists (TR2REL)
 TOTAL%
0) Trust them not at all151.4
1) Trust them only a little494.4
2) Trust them some43939.6
3) Trust them a lot60554.6
Missing2000
Total1108100.0
679) Trust whites (TR2WHT)
 TOTAL%
0) Trust them not at all342.3
1) Trust them only a little15310.5
2) Trust them some86159.3
3) Trust them a lot40427.8
Missing1656
Total1452100.0
680) Trust blacks (TR2BLK)
 TOTAL%
0) Trust them not at all382.6
1) Trust them only a little14710.2
2) Trust them some82357.2
3) Trust them a lot43029.9
Missing1670
Total1438100.0
681) Trust Asians (TR2ASN)
 TOTAL%
0) Trust them not at all463.4
1) Trust them only a little14310.4
2) Trust them some76055.4
3) Trust them a lot42430.9
Missing1735
Total1373100.0
682) Trust Hispanics (TR2HISP)
 TOTAL%
0) Trust them not at all614.3
1) Trust them only a little16611.7
2) Trust them some78455.4
3) Trust them a lot40528.6
Missing1692
Total1416100.0
683) Trust deeply religious (TR2NVREL)
 TOTAL%
0) Trust them not at all553.7
1) Trust them only a little18512.5
2) Trust them some76451.5
3) Trust them a lot48032.3
Missing1624
Total1484100.0
684) Trust non-religious (TR2NOREL)
 TOTAL%
0) Trust them not at all714.9
1) Trust them only a little21414.6
2) Trust them some87159.6
3) Trust them a lot30620.9
Missing1646
Total1462100.0
685) Belief in heaven (if R does not believe in afterlife, = 0) (BELHVN2)
 TOTAL%
0) Don't believe42513.8
1) Not at all sure1113.6
2) Not quite sure2678.7
3) Somewhat sure45414.8
4) Absolutely sure181959.1
Missing32
Total3076100.0
686) Belief in hell (if R does not believe in afterlife, = 0) (BELHELL2)
 TOTAL%
0) Don't believe68722.4
1) Not at all sure1605.2
2) Not quite sure36611.9
3) Somewhat sure37012.1
4) Absolutely sure148448.4
Missing41
Total3067100.0
687) Would you call yourself a strong believer in your religion or not a very strong believer in your religion? (RELSTRNG2) (RLSTRNG2)
 TOTAL%
0) No religion48215.7
1) Not very strong52217.0
2) Somewhat strong642.1
3) Strong199465.1
Missing46
Total3062100.0
688) Respondent has had a 'born-again' experience (if R has no religious preference, = 0) (BORNAGN2)
 TOTAL%
0) No153953.9
1) Yes131446.1
Missing255
Total2853100.0
689) Respondent has felt God's love (if R does not believe in God, = 0) (GODSLOV2)
 TOTAL%
0) Never18911.9
1) Rarely895.6
2) Sometimes32420.5
3) Very often98262.0
Missing1524
Total1584100.0
690) Respondent has felt God's judgment (if R does not believe in God, = 0) (GODSJUDG2) (GODSJDG2)
 TOTAL%
0) Never30019.3
1) Rarely19212.3
2) Sometimes47630.6
3) Very often58737.7
Missing1553
Total1555100.0
691) How much respondent has contributed to religious cause (GIVEREL2)
 TOTAL%
1) None82228.5
2) Less than $10039313.6
3) $100 to less than $50065622.7
4) $500 to less than $100031911.0
5) $1000 to less than $500048316.7
6) $5000 or more2147.4
Missing221
Total2887100.0
692) How much respondent has contributed to non-religious cause (GIVNOREL2) (GIVNORL2)
 TOTAL%
1) None89830.8
2) Less than $10051917.8
3) $100 to less than $50085029.2
4) $500 to less than $100031510.8
5) $1000 to less than $50002689.2
6) $5000 or more642.2
Missing194
Total2914100.0
693) Most of the time people try to be helpful (excludes 'depends') (HELPFUL2)
 TOTAL%
0) People mostly just looking out for themselves/Depends144347.4
1) People try to be helpful160452.6
Missing61
Total3047100.0
694) Most can be trusted vs. Can't be too careful (higher equals more trust) (TRUST2)
 TOTAL%
0) Can't be too careful175057.1
1) Depends1033.4
2) People can be trusted121439.6
Missing41
Total3067100.0
695) Influence of religion: Combination of RELINFUP and RELINFUP1 (RLINFALL)
 TOTAL%
1) Losing influence and it's a good thing2047.4
2) Increasing influence and it's a bad thing35012.8
3) Losing influence and it's a bad thing139250.8
4) Increasing influence and it's a good thing79429.0
Missing368
Total2740100.0
696) Compared to others, are deeply religious people more liberal or more conservative? (SDRELLIB2) (SDRLLIB2)
 TOTAL%
1) Very much more liberal1154.1
2) Somewhat more liberal2699.6
3) Equally853.0
4) Somewhat more conservative114840.8
5) Very much more conservative119942.6
Missing292
Total2816100.0
697) Compared to others, are deeply religious people more selfish or more unselfish? (SDRELSLF2) (SDRLSLF2)
 TOTAL%
1) Very much more selfish2237.9
2) Somewhat more selfish43715.5
3) Equally1254.4
4) Somewhat more unselfish125044.5
5) Very much more unselfish77627.6
Missing297
Total2811100.0
698) Compared to others, are deeply religious people more tolerant or more intolerant? (SDRELTOL2) (SDRLTOL2)
 TOTAL%
1) Very much more tolerant59420.7
2) Somewhat more tolerant84329.3
3) Equally1063.7
4) Somewhat more intolerant75226.2
5) Very much more intolerant57920.1
Missing234
Total2874100.0
699) Compared to others, are non-religious people more liberal or more conservative? (SDSECLIB2) (SDSECLB2)
 TOTAL%
1) Very much more liberal78228.8
2) Somewhat more liberal131448.3
3) Equally983.6
4) Somewhat more conservative39114.4
5) Very much more conservative1344.9
Missing389
Total2719100.0
700) Compared to others, are non-religious people more selfish or more unselfish? (SDSECSLF2) (SDSCSLF2)
 TOTAL%
1) Very much more selfish38114.5
2) Somewhat more selfish107040.7
3) Equally2258.6
4) Somewhat more unselfish77329.4
5) Very much more unselfish1776.7
Missing482
Total2626100.0
701) Compared to others, are non-religious people more tolerant or more intolerant? (SDSECTOL2) (SDSCTOL2)
 TOTAL%
1) Very much more tolerant38914.2
2) Somewhat more tolerant90333.0
3) Equally1314.8
4) Somewhat more intolerant92933.9
5) Very much more intolerant38614.1
Missing370
Total2738100.0
702) Respondent age (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-AGE)
 TOTAL%
1) 18-29 years old42513.9
2) 30-39 years old45614.9
3) 40-49 years old66021.6
4) 50-59 years old63320.7
5) 60-69 years old46515.2
6) 70 years and older41513.6
Missing54
Total3054100.0
703) Respondent education (including GED follow-up) (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-EDUC)
 TOTAL%
1) High school incomplete (grades 0-11)2478.0
2) High school graduate/GED82726.9
3) Business, technical, or vocational school1244.0
4) Some college, no four-year degree85727.9
5) College graduate56718.4
6) Post graduate training or professional45314.7
Missing33
Total3075100.0
704) Census region (for use with online analysis) (I-REGION)
 TOTAL%
1) Northeast57018.3
2) North Central70822.8
3) South112136.1
4) West70922.8
Total3108100.0
705) Religious tradition: Respondent now (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-RELIGION)
 TOTAL%
1) None47115.3
2) Catholic72623.6
3) Mainline Protestant49916.2
4) Evangelical Protestant/Other Protestant91329.7
5) Black Protestant2427.9
6) Other2247.3
Missing33
Total3075100.0
706) S-1. INTERVIEWER: Record respondent's gender (for use with online analysis) (I-GENDER)
 TOTAL%
1) Male145046.7
2) Female165853.3
Total3108100.0
707) Party identification: Seven categories (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-PARTYID)
 TOTAL%
1) Strong Republican46516.8
2) Weak Republican or leans Republican65723.8
3) Independent2328.4
4) Democratic leaner31511.4
5) Weak Democrat47117.0
6) Strong Democrat62622.6
Missing342
Total2766100.0

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