Survey of Attenders: Texas Bigfoot Research Conservancy Annual Meeting, 2009

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) Respondent ID (RESPID)
2) In coming to the Texas Bigfoot Research Conservancy annual conference, we assume you have an interest in Bigfoot. How long have you had more than a passing interest in the Bigfoot phenomenon? (INTEREST)
TOTAL%
1) Less than five years3116.7
2) Five to ten4021.5
3) Ten to twenty2714.5
4) More than twenty8847.3
Missing5 
TOTAL186100.0
3) Are you a member of the Texas Bigfoot Research Conservancy, Bigfoot Field Researchers Organization or some other Bigfoot group? (MEMBER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes3719.5
2) No15380.5
Missing1 
TOTAL190100.0
4) My interest was initially stirred by (mark all that apply): 'Reading a book'. (INTLINT1)
TOTAL%
1) Reading a book39100.0
Missing152 
TOTAL39100.0
5) My interest was initially stirred by (mark all that apply): 'Reading a web site/internet story'. (INTLINT2)
TOTAL%
2) Reading a web site/internet story20100.0
Missing171 
TOTAL20100.0
6) My interest was initially stirred by (mark all that apply): 'News reports'. (INTLINT3)
TOTAL%
3) News reports35100.0
Missing156 
TOTAL35100.0
7) My interest was initially stirred by (mark all that apply): 'Watching a documentary about the subject'. (INTLINT4)
TOTAL%
4) Watching a documentary about the subject87100.0
Missing104 
TOTAL87100.0
8) My interest was initially stirred by (mark all that apply): 'Watching a popular film about the subject'. (INTLINT5)
TOTAL%
5) Watching a popular film about the subject68100.0
Missing123 
TOTAL68100.0
9) My interest was initially stirred by (mark all that apply): 'Personal encounter with a Bigfoot'. (INTLINT6)
TOTAL%
6) Personal encounter with a Bigfoot27100.0
Missing164 
TOTAL27100.0
10) My interest was initially stirred by (mark all that apply): 'My friends/family were interested'. (INTLINT7)
TOTAL%
7) My friends/family were interested44100.0
Missing147 
TOTAL44100.0
11) My interest was initially stirred by (mark all that apply): 'Other'. (INTLINT8)
TOTAL%
8) Other28100.0
Missing163 
TOTAL28100.0
12) How often have you done the following: Purchased and read books or magazines about Bigfoot? (BGFTBOOK)
TOTAL%
1) Very often3016.0
2) Somewhat often3719.7
3) Once in a while5227.7
4) Rarely2915.4
5) Never4021.3
Missing3 
TOTAL188100.0
13) How often have you done the following: Watched Bigfoot documentaries on television? (BGFTDOC)
TOTAL%
1) Very often9047.4
2) Somewhat often4423.2
3) Once in a while4423.2
4) Rarely94.7
5) Never31.6
Missing1 
TOTAL190100.0
14) How often have you done the following: Engaged in a field operation (i.e. entered the field to search for evidence of Bigfoot)? (BGFTFELD)
TOTAL%
1) Very often1910.3
2) Somewhat often147.6
3) Once in a while2513.5
4) Rarely115.9
5) Never11662.7
Missing6 
TOTAL185100.0
15) How often have you done the following: Used 'call blasting' to attempt to attract Bigfoot or receive a response? (BGFTCALL)
TOTAL%
1) Very often73.8
2) Somewhat often31.6
3) Once in a while2010.8
4) Rarely73.8
5) Never14880.0
Missing6 
TOTAL185100.0
16) How often have you done the following: Visited websites/blogs/forums with information about Bigfoot? (BGFTWEB)
TOTAL%
1) Very often6836.2
2) Somewhat often3116.5
3) Once in a while4021.3
4) Rarely2211.7
5) Never2714.4
Missing3 
TOTAL188100.0
17) How often have you done the following: Posted on Bigfoot-related blogs or forums? (BGFTPOST)
TOTAL%
1) Very often179.1
2) Somewhat often84.3
3) Once in a while1910.2
4) Rarely137.0
5) Never13069.5
Missing4 
TOTAL187100.0
18) How often have you had the following experiences: I have heard noises in the woods that I believe were caused by Bigfoot (wood knocks, movements in the brush, etc.)? (EXPBGFT1)
TOTAL%
1) No11061.1
2) Experienced once1910.6
3) Experienced more than once2715.0
4) I don't know2413.3
Missing11 
TOTAL180100.0
19) How often have you had the following experiences: I have heard screams/vocalizations that I believe were Bigfoot? (EXPBGFT2)
TOTAL%
1) No12166.5
2) Experienced once2513.7
3) Experienced more than once2011.0
4) I don't know168.8
Missing9 
TOTAL182100.0
20) How often have you had the following experiences: I have seen or found tracks that I believe were made by Bigfoot? (EXPBGFT3)
TOTAL%
1) No13372.7
2) Experienced once2614.2
3) Experienced more than once116.0
4) I don't know137.1
Missing8 
TOTAL183100.0
21) How often have you had the following experiences: I have seen a creature that I believe was Bigfoot? (EXPBGFT4)
TOTAL%
1) No14881.8
2) Experienced once2011.0
3) Experienced more than once31.7
4) I don't know105.5
Missing10 
TOTAL181100.0
22) How often have you had the following experiences: I have had an extended interaction with Bigfoot (habituation, communication, etc.)? (EXPBGFT5)
TOTAL%
1) No17195.0
3) Experienced more than once31.7
4) I don't know63.3
Missing11 
TOTAL180100.0
23) In your opinion, does each of the following exist: Orang Pendek? (EXIST01)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely2614.1
2) Probably4222.8
3) Probably not137.1
4) Absolutely not73.8
5) I don't know9652.2
Missing7 
TOTAL184100.0
24) In your opinion, does each of the following exist: The Yeti/Abominable Snowman? (EXIST02)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely3921.2
2) Probably8445.7
3) Probably not2212.0
4) Absolutely not63.3
5) I don't know3317.9
Missing7 
TOTAL184100.0
25) In your opinion, does each of the following exist: The Yeren/Wildman of China? (EXIST03)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely2915.8
2) Probably6636.1
3) Probably not2010.9
4) Absolutely not63.3
5) I don't know6233.9
Missing8 
TOTAL183100.0
26) In your opinion, does each of the following exist: The Alma/Russian Wildman? (EXIST04)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely2815.4
2) Probably5731.3
3) Probably not189.9
4) Absolutely not63.3
5) I don't know7340.1
Missing9 
TOTAL182100.0
27) In your opinion, does each of the following exist: Dogman? (EXIST05)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely94.9
2) Probably2010.9
3) Probably not3619.6
4) Absolutely not2513.6
5) I don't know9451.1
Missing7 
TOTAL184100.0
28) In your opinion, does each of the following exist: The Loch Ness Monster? (EXIST06)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely2513.4
2) Probably6434.2
3) Probably not4423.5
4) Absolutely not2111.2
5) I don't know3317.6
Missing4 
TOTAL187100.0
29) In your opinion, does each of the following exist: Mothman? (EXIST07)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely105.4
2) Probably3317.7
3) Probably not4624.7
4) Absolutely not3719.9
5) I don't know6032.3
Missing5 
TOTAL186100.0
30) In your opinion, does each of the following exist: The Devil/Satan? (EXIST08)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely10254.5
2) Probably2010.7
3) Probably not2312.3
4) Absolutely not2211.8
5) I don't know2010.7
Missing4 
TOTAL187100.0
31) In your opinion, does each of the following exist: Heaven? (EXIST09)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely11260.2
2) Probably2312.4
3) Probably not137.0
4) Absolutely not179.1
5) I don't know2111.3
Missing5 
TOTAL186100.0
32) In your opinion, does each of the following exist: Hell? (EXIST10)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely10456.2
2) Probably189.7
3) Probably not2111.4
4) Absolutely not2111.4
5) I don't know2111.4
Missing6 
TOTAL185100.0
33) In your opinion, does each of the following exist: Angels? (EXIST11)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely11561.5
2) Probably2111.2
3) Probably not147.5
4) Absolutely not189.6
5) I don't know1910.2
Missing4 
TOTAL187100.0
34) In your opinion, does each of the following exist: Demons? (EXIST12)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely9451.4
2) Probably2714.8
3) Probably not2513.7
4) Absolutely not1910.4
5) I don't know189.8
Missing8 
TOTAL183100.0
35) In your opinion, does each of the following exist: Ghosts? (EXIST13)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely6033.0
2) Probably5429.7
3) Probably not2111.5
4) Absolutely not2111.5
5) I don't know2614.3
Missing9 
TOTAL182100.0
36) In your opinion, does each of the following exist: Extraterrestrials? (EXIST14)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely4423.9
2) Probably7540.8
3) Probably not2312.5
4) Absolutely not137.1
5) I don't know2915.8
Missing7 
TOTAL184100.0
37) In your opinion, does each of the following exist: Psychic phenomena, such as E.S.P.? (EXIST15)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely5429.0
2) Probably6836.6
3) Probably not2614.0
4) Absolutely not126.5
5) I don't know2614.0
Missing5 
TOTAL186100.0
38) In your opinion, does each of the following exist: Shadow people? (EXIST16)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely1910.3
2) Probably3217.3
3) Probably not2915.7
4) Absolutely not3518.9
5) I don't know7037.8
Missing6 
TOTAL185100.0
39) How religious do you consider yourself to be? (RELIGOUS)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all religious2817.0
2) Not very religious2012.1
3) Somewhat religious5533.3
4) Very religious6237.6
Missing26 
TOTAL165100.0
40) How spiritual do you consider yourself to be? (SPIRTUAL)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all spiritual1710.4
2) Not very spiritual1811.0
3) Somewhat spiritual6640.2
4) Very spiritual6036.6
5) I don't know31.8
Missing27 
TOTAL164100.0
41) Which of the following best describes your religious affiliation? (AFFLATON)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant7042.7
2) Catholic2817.1
3) Jewish31.8
4) Theosophical, Esoteric42.4
5) Some other religion2817.1
6) No religion3118.9
Missing27 
TOTAL164100.0
42) Which one statement comes closest to your personal beliefs about God/gods? (Please mark only one box.) (BELFGOD)
TOTAL%
1) I have no doubts that God(s) exists9760.2
2) I believe in God(s) but with some doubts127.5
3) I sometimes believe in God(s)21.2
4) I believe in a higher power or cosmic force2314.3
5) I don't know and there is no way to find out138.1
6) I am an atheist138.1
7) I have no opinion10.6
Missing30 
TOTAL161100.0
43) How often do you attend religious services at a church, temple, mosque, synagogue or other place of worship? (ATTEND)
TOTAL%
1) Never2616.0
2) Less than once a year2616.0
3) Once or twice a year2716.7
4) Several times a year2213.6
5) Once a month63.7
6) 2-3 times a month138.0
7) About weekly116.8
8) Weekly2012.3
9) Several times a week116.8
Missing29 
TOTAL162100.0
44) Have you changed religions since becoming an adult? (CHNGDREL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes4829.3
2) No11670.7
Missing27 
TOTAL164100.0
45) What is your gender? (GENDER)
TOTAL%
1) Male12367.2
2) Female6032.8
Missing8 
TOTAL183100.0
46) Which of the following BEST describes the place where you now live? (PLACELVE)
TOTAL%
1) A large city4323.1
2) A suburb of a large city5026.9
3) A small city or town5429.0
4) A rural area3820.4
5) I don't know10.5
Missing5 
TOTAL186100.0
47) What describes your current marital status? (MRTLSTAS)
TOTAL%
1) Single, never married3318.0
2) Married11562.8
3) Living as married94.9
4) Divorced/Separated2111.5
5) Widowed52.7
Missing8 
TOTAL183100.0
48) How many children (under 18) live in your household? (CHILDREN)
TOTAL%
1) None11361.4
2) 13217.4
3) 23116.8
4) 373.8
6) 510.5
Missing7 
TOTAL184100.0
49) What is the highest level of education you have completed? (EDUCATON)
TOTAL%
1) Some high school or less105.9
2) Graduated high school3017.6
3) Attended 2-year college3218.8
4) Graduated 4-year college6035.3
5) Post-graduate study without degree148.2
6) Masters Degree1911.2
7) Doctoral Degree52.9
Missing21 
TOTAL170100.0
50) By your best estimate, what was your total household income last year, before taxes? (INCOME)
TOTAL%
1) $10,000 or less74.0
2) $10,001-$20,00084.6
3) $20,001-$35,0002614.9
4) $35,001-$50,000158.6
5) $50,001-$100,0007140.8
6) $100,001-$150,0002715.5
7) $150,001 or more2011.5
Missing17 
TOTAL174100.0
51) If you did not do any work in the last week for pay or profit, what was the reason? (NOPAY)
TOTAL%
1) I am a homemaker712.3
2) I am a student1119.3
3) I am retired1424.6
4) I have a disability or injury35.3
5) I am looking for work47.0
6) I was on vacation or leave610.5
7) Other1221.1
Missing134 
TOTAL57100.0
52) Do you believe that in the next 10 years, conclusive evidence will be discovered for the existence of Bigfoot? (BGFTEXST)
TOTAL%
1) Yes12869.6
2) No5630.4
Missing7 
TOTAL184100.0
53) If forced to choose, what would you say is the biggest problem confronting Bigfoot research (please select only one): 'The prevalence of hoaxes'? (BGFTRES1)
TOTAL%
1) The prevalence of hoaxes34100.0
Missing157 
TOTAL34100.0
54) If forced to choose, what would you say is the biggest problem confronting Bigfoot research (please select only one): 'Connecting Bigfoot to UFOs/the paranormal'? (BGFTRES2)
TOTAL%
2) Connecting Bigfoot to UFOs/the paranormal6100.0
Missing185 
TOTAL6100.0
55) If forced to choose, what would you say is the biggest problem confronting Bigfoot research (please select only one): 'A lack of funding for researchers' (BGFTRES3)
TOTAL%
3) A lack of funding for researchers26100.0
Missing165 
TOTAL26100.0
56) If forced to choose, what would you say is the biggest problem confronting Bigfoot research (please select only one): 'A lack of quality, physical evidence'? (BGFTRES4)
TOTAL%
4) A lack of quality, physical evidence75100.0
Missing116 
TOTAL75100.0
57) If forced to choose, what would you say is the biggest problem confronting Bigfoot research (please select only one): 'Dismissal from the scientific community'? (BGFTRES5)
TOTAL%
5) Dismissal from the scientific community27100.0
Missing164 
TOTAL27100.0
58) If forced to choose, what would you say is the biggest problem confronting Bigfoot research (please select only one): 'Ridicule from the press and public'? (BGFTRES6)
TOTAL%
6) Ridicule from the press and public27100.0
Missing164 
TOTAL27100.0
59) Researchers are going to have to kill a Bigfoot to prove its existence. (BGFTXST2)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree2814.9
2) Agree5830.9
3) Disagree6936.7
4) Strongly disagree2111.2
5) Undecided126.4
Missing3 
TOTAL188100.0
60) The United States is home to multiple different species of undiscovered hominids/apes. (UNDISCAP)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree158.1
2) Agree6937.3
3) Disagree4524.3
4) Strongly disagree147.6
5) Undecided4222.7
Missing6 
TOTAL185100.0
61) There is enough evidence already to prove the existence of Bigfoot, if only scientists would take the subject seriously. (SRSCNSTS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree2714.5
2) Agree6132.8
3) Disagree5931.7
4) Strongly disagree168.6
5) Undecided2312.4
Missing5 
TOTAL186100.0
62) Most Bigfoot encounters are the result of hoaxes or misidentifications. (HOAXBGFT)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree1910.3
2) Agree4323.4
3) Disagree7540.8
4) Strongly disagree2513.6
5) Undecided2212.0
Missing7 
TOTAL184100.0
63) At least some Bigfoot encounters are evidence of the existence of an unknown creature. (UNKWNCRE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree9350.3
2) Agree6937.3
3) Disagree73.8
4) Strongly disagree52.7
5) Undecided115.9
Missing6 
TOTAL185100.0
64) Bigfoot is an unknown species of primate. (UNKNPRMT)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree6233.7
2) Agree7138.6
3) Disagree126.5
4) Strongly disagree73.8
5) Undecided3217.4
Missing7 
TOTAL184100.0
65) Bigfoot is a relic hominid, such as a Neanderthal. (BGFTNDTH)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree84.4
2) Agree3318.1
3) Disagree5429.7
4) Strongly disagree2212.1
5) Undecided6535.7
Missing9 
TOTAL182100.0
66) Bigfoot has exceptional abilities that it uses to mask its existence (such as psychic powers, the ability to become invisible or the ability to generate fear). (MSKEXIST)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree63.2
2) Agree168.6
3) Disagree5027.0
4) Strongly disagree8445.4
5) Undecided2915.7
Missing6 
TOTAL185100.0
67) Bigfoot is somehow related to the UFO phenomenon. (BGFTUFO)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree52.8
2) Agree73.9
3) Disagree5731.8
4) Strongly disagree9754.2
5) Undecided137.3
Missing12 
TOTAL179100.0
68) Bigfoot has the ability to slip into another dimension or plane of existence. (ANTRDMSN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree52.7
2) Agree84.3
3) Disagree4825.9
4) Strongly disagree10556.8
5) Undecided1910.3
Missing6 
TOTAL185100.0
69) Bigfoot is just one manifest of a larger phenomenon. Bigfoot could appear as another creature if desired. (ANTRCRTR)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree31.6
2) Agree42.2
3) Disagree5630.4
4) Strongly disagree11059.8
5) Undecided116.0
Missing7 
TOTAL184100.0
70) If you had to choose, what do you think is the single best explanation for Bigfoot (please choose only one)? (BESTEXPL)
TOTAL%
1) Hoaxes, misperception and/or mental illness158.4
2) An unknown species of primate13073.0
3) A relic hominid2011.2
4) Extraterrestrial visitation52.8
5) Visitors from other dimensions/planes of existence21.1
6) A phenomenon that can take multiple shapes or forms10.6
7) Some other explanation52.8
Missing13 
TOTAL178100.0
71) How credible do you find the following pieces of evidence for Bigfoot's existence: The Patterson-Gimlin film? (CREDBLE1)
TOTAL%
1) Very credible10556.5
2) Somewhat credible4423.7
3) Doubtful147.5
4) Probably untrue31.6
5) A hoax42.2
6) I don't know what this is168.6
Missing5 
TOTAL186100.0
72) How credible do you find the following pieces of evidence for Bigfoot's existence: Claims of Bigfoot habituation? (CREDBLE2)
TOTAL%
1) Very credible2413.3
2) Somewhat credible7843.1
3) Doubtful3217.7
4) Probably untrue147.7
5) A hoax116.1
6) I don't know what this is2212.2
Missing10 
TOTAL181100.0
73) How credible do you find the following pieces of evidence for Bigfoot's existence: Albert Ostman's claim of Bigfoot kidnapping? (CREDBLE3)
TOTAL%
1) Very credible116.0
2) Somewhat credible3720.2
3) Doubtful5027.3
4) Probably untrue168.7
5) A hoax147.7
6) I don't know what this is5530.1
Missing8 
TOTAL183100.0
74) How credible do you find the following pieces of evidence for Bigfoot's existence: The Skookum cast? (CREDBLE4)
TOTAL%
1) Very credible4424.2
2) Somewhat credible6234.1
3) Doubtful147.7
4) Probably untrue63.3
5) A hoax31.6
6) I don't know what this is5329.1
Missing9 
TOTAL182100.0
75) How credible do you find the following pieces of evidence for Bigfoot's existence: The Memorial Day Bigfoot film? (CREDBLE5)
TOTAL%
1) Very credible147.7
2) Somewhat credible4826.5
3) Doubtful3117.1
4) Probably untrue105.5
5) A hoax95.0
6) I don't know what this is6938.1
Missing10 
TOTAL181100.0
76) How credible do you find the following pieces of evidence for Bigfoot's existence: Footprints/casts with dermal ridges? (CREDBLE6)
TOTAL%
1) Very credible9049.2
2) Somewhat credible5932.2
3) Doubtful116.0
4) Probably untrue31.6
5) A hoax42.2
6) I don't know what this is168.7
Missing8 
TOTAL183100.0
77) How credible do you find the following pieces of evidence for Bigfoot's existence: The Ohio Howl? (CREDBLE7)
TOTAL%
1) Very credible3217.6
2) Somewhat credible5027.5
3) Doubtful2011.0
4) Probably untrue42.2
5) A hoax42.2
6) I don't know what this is7239.6
Missing9 
TOTAL182100.0
78) How interested would you say you are in the following topics: Cryptozoology? (INTRST1)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all2111.3
2) A little3418.3
3) Somewhat4624.7
4) Very8545.7
Missing5 
TOTAL186100.0
79) How interested would you say you are in the following topics: Ghosts and ghost hunting? (INTRST2)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all5227.8
2) A little4222.5
3) Somewhat4423.5
4) Very4926.2
Missing4 
TOTAL187100.0
80) How interested would you say you are in the following topics: Psychic phenomena (ESP, psychokinesis, etc.)? (INTRST3)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all6031.9
2) A little6031.9
3) Somewhat3518.6
4) Very3317.6
Missing3 
TOTAL188100.0
81) How interested would you say you are in the following topics: Virgin Mary sightings, miraculous healings and other religious phenomena? (INTRST4)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all8646.0
2) A little5428.9
3) Somewhat2111.2
4) Very2613.9
Missing4 
TOTAL187100.0
82) As an adult, have you ever had any of the following experiences: Consulted a horoscope to get an idea about the course of my life? (EXPADLT1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes4323.5
2) No14076.5
Missing8 
TOTAL183100.0
83) As an adult, have you ever had any of the following experiences: Called or consulted a medium, fortune teller or psychic? (EXPADLT2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes2614.1
2) No15985.9
Missing6 
TOTAL185100.0
84) As an adult, have you ever had any of the following experiences: Used acupuncture or other forms of non-traditional medicine? (EXPADLT3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes4423.7
2) No14276.3
Missing5 
TOTAL186100.0
85) As an adult, have you ever had any of the following experiences: Consulted a Ouija board to contact a deceased person or spirit? (EXPADLT4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes147.6
2) No17092.4
Missing7 
TOTAL184100.0
86) As an adult, have you ever had any of the following experiences: Had a dream that later came true? (EXPADLT5)
TOTAL%
1) Yes8746.8
2) No9953.2
Missing5 
TOTAL186100.0
87) As an adult, have you ever had any of the following experiences: Witnessed an unidentified flying object? (EXPADLT6)
TOTAL%
1) Yes4725.8
2) No13574.2
Missing9 
TOTAL182100.0
88) As an adult, have you ever had any of the following experiences: Seen, heard, or otherwise experienced a ghost or spirit? (EXPADLT7)
TOTAL%
1) Yes8445.2
2) No10254.8
Missing5 
TOTAL186100.0
89) Please indicate your level of agreement with the following statements: We are approaching an entirely new age, that will radically change your view of science, spiritual knowledge or humanity. (AGREMNT1)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree5026.7
2) Agree5428.9
3) Disagree4222.5
4) Strongly disagree115.9
5) Undecided3016.0
Missing4 
TOTAL187100.0
90) Please indicate the level of agreement with the following statements: Ancient advanced civilizations, such as Atlantis, once existed. (AGREMNT2)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree3619.3
2) Agree7439.6
3) Disagree3317.6
4) Strongly disagree137.0
5) Undecided3116.6
Missing4 
TOTAL187100.0
91) Please indicate your level of agreement with the following statements: It is possible to influence the physical world through the mind alone. (AGREMNT3)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree105.4
2) Agree4725.5
3) Disagree6032.6
4) Strongly disagree2010.9
5) Undecided4725.5
Missing7 
TOTAL184100.0
92) Please indicate your level of agreement with the following statements: Astrologers, palm-readers, tarot card readers, fortune tellers and psychics can foresee the future. (AGREMNT4)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree42.2
2) Agree2211.9
3) Disagree6635.7
4) Strongly disagree5127.6
5) Undecided4222.7
Missing6 
TOTAL185100.0
93) Please indicate your level of agreement with the following statements: Astrology impacts one's life and personality. (AGREMNT5)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree52.7
2) Agree2211.8
3) Disagree6132.8
4) Strongly disagree5630.1
5) Undecided4222.6
Missing5 
TOTAL186100.0
94) Please indicate your level of agreement with the following statements: It is possible to communicate with the dead. (AGREMNT6)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree179.2
2) Agree3418.5
3) Disagree4625.0
4) Strongly disagree4323.4
5) Undecided4423.9
Missing7 
TOTAL184100.0
95) Please indicate your level of agreement with the following statements: Dreams sometimes foretell the future and reveal hidden truths. (AGREMNT7)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree3318.0
2) Agree7943.2
3) Disagree2513.7
4) Strongly disagree2010.9
5) Undecided2614.2
Missing8 
TOTAL183100.0
96) Which one statement comes closest to your personal beliefs about the Bible? (BLFBIBLE)
TOTAL%
1) The Bible should be taken literally, word-for-word3823.8
2) The Bible is perfectly true, but should not be taken literal3220.0
3) The Bible contains some human error3018.8
4) The Bible is an ancient book of history and legends4830.0
5) I don't know127.5
Missing31 
TOTAL160100.0
97) Please indicate your race/ethnicity (check all that apply): White, non-Hispanic. (RACE01)
TOTAL%
1) Yes16998.3
2) No31.7
Missing19 
TOTAL172100.0
98) Please indicate your race/ethnicity (check all that apply): Hispanic. (RACE02)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1224.5
2) No3775.5
Missing142 
TOTAL49100.0
99) Please indicate your race/ethnicity (check all that apply): Black or African American. (RACE03)
TOTAL%
1) Yes12.4
2) No4197.6
Missing149 
TOTAL42100.0
100) Please indicate your race/ethnicity (check all that apply): American Indian or Alaskan Native. (RACE04)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1122.4
2) No3877.6
Missing142 
TOTAL49100.0
101) Please indicate your race/ethnicity (check all that apply): Asian. (RACE05)
TOTAL%
1) Yes24.7
2) No4195.3
Missing148 
TOTAL43100.0
102) Please indicate your race/ethnicity (check all that apply): Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander. (RACE06)
TOTAL%
1) Yes24.7
2) No4195.3
Missing148 
TOTAL43100.0
103) Please indicate your race/ethnicity (check all that apply): Some other race. (RACE07)
TOTAL%
1) Yes715.6
2) No3884.4
Missing146 
TOTAL45100.0
104) I-SEX: What is your gender? (for use with online analysis) (I-SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Male12367.2
2) Female6032.8
Missing8 
TOTAL183100.0
105) I-EDUC: What is the highest level of education you have completed? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-EDUC)
TOTAL%
1) Some high school or less105.9
2) Graduated high school3017.6
3) Attended 2-year college3218.8
4) Graduated 4-year college6035.3
5) Post-graduate work/degree3822.4
Missing21 
TOTAL170100.0
106) I-RELIGION: Which of the following best describes your religious affiliation? (for use with online analysis) (I-RELIGION)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant7042.7
2) Catholic2817.1
3) Jewish31.8
4) Theosophical, Esoteric42.4
5) Some other religion2817.1
6) No religion3118.9
Missing27 
TOTAL164100.0
107) I-ATTEND: How often do you attend religious services at a church, temple, mosque, synagogue or other place of worship? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-ATTEND)
TOTAL%
1) Never2616.0
2) Less than once a month7546.3
3) Less than once a week3018.5
4) Weekly or more3119.1
Missing29 
TOTAL162100.0