Religion and Diversity Survey, 2002-2003

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All frequencies weighted by 214) WEIGHT
1) Region of country (REGION)
TOTAL%
1) Northeast55319
2) Midwest71924.7
3) South109137.5
4) West54718.8
TOTAL2910100.0
2) Respondent’s gender [INTERVIEWER: Ask if not obvious.] (GENDER)
TOTAL%
1) Male139848
2) Female151252
TOTAL2910100.0
3) Respondent’s gender and region of country (GEN_REG)
TOTAL%
1) Male/Northeast2899.9
2) Female/Northeast2649.1
3) Male/Midwest33011.3
4) Female/Midwest38913.4
5) Male/South49016.8
6) Female/South60120.7
7) Male/West2889.9
8) Female/West2598.9
TOTAL2910100.0
4) Survey form (FORM)
TOTAL%
1) Form 1145550
2) Form 2145550
TOTAL2910100.0
5) To begin, how satisfied are you with the way things are going for yourself and your family? Are you… (SAT_YOU)
TOTAL%
1) Very satisfied110538
2) Fairly satisfied144349.6
3) Fairly dissatisfied1936.6
4) Very dissatisfied1404.8
5) Don’t know27.9
6) Refused3.1
TOTAL2911100.0
6) How satisfied are you with the way things are going for our nation these days? Are you… (SAT_NAT)
TOTAL%
1) Very satisfied2016.9
2) Fairly satisfied105336.2
3) Fairly dissatisfied94732.5
4) Very dissatisfied63221.7
5) Don’t know692.4
6) Refused8.3
TOTAL2910100.0
7) How worried are you about the threat of another terrorist attack against the United States? Are you… (WORRY_TR)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely worried34611.9
2) Very worried55619.1
3) Somewhat worried131845.3
4) Not very worried44415.3
5) Not at all worried2277.8
6) Don’t know17.6
7) Refused2.1
TOTAL2910100.0
8) Please tell me if you favor or oppose the U.S. government doing each of the following: collecting information about Muslim religious groups in the United States (INFO_MUS)
TOTAL%
1) Favor173859.7
2) Oppose98934
3) Don’t know1746
4) Refused9.3
TOTAL2910100.0
9) Please tell me if you favor or oppose the U.S. government doing each of the following: making it harder for Muslims to settle in the United States (SET_MUS)
TOTAL%
1) Favor111538.3
2) Oppose161055.3
3) Don’t know1786.1
4) Refused7.2
TOTAL2910100.0
10) Please tell me if you favor or oppose the U.S. government doing each of the following: keeping a close watch on all foreigners in the United States (WATCH_FR)
TOTAL%
1) Favor193166.3
2) Oppose88830.5
3) Don’t know852.9
4) Refused7.2
TOTAL2911100.0
11) Please tell me if you favor or oppose the U.S. government doing each of the following: passing a law to reduce the number of immigrants coming into the country (RED_IMMG)
TOTAL%
1) Favor185863.8
2) Oppose91731.5
3) Don’t know1274.4
4) Refused8.3
TOTAL2910100.0
12) Please tell me if you favor or oppose the U.S. government doing each of the following: collecting information about Hindu religious groups in the United States (INFO_HIN)
TOTAL%
1) Favor148050.9
2) Oppose119341
3) Don’t know2267.8
4) Refused11.4
TOTAL2910100.0
13) Please tell me if you favor or oppose the U.S. government doing each of the following: collecting information about Buddhist religious groups in the United States (INFO_BUD)
TOTAL%
1) Favor139547.9
2) Oppose128844.3
3) Don’t know2207.6
4) Refused7.2
TOTAL2910100.0
14) Please tell me if you favor or oppose the U.S. government doing each of the following: making it illegal for Muslim groups to meet in the United States. (ILLEG_MU)
TOTAL%
1) Favor66422.8
2) Oppose208471.6
3) Don’t know1535.3
4) Refused8.3
TOTAL2909100.0
15) Please tell me if you favor or oppose the U.S. government doing each of the following: making it illegal for Hindu groups to meet in the United States. (ILLEG_HI)
TOTAL%
1) Favor58220
2) Oppose214673.7
3) Don’t know1796.2
4) Refused3.1
TOTAL2910100.0
16) Please tell me if you favor or oppose the U.S. government doing each of the following: making it illegal for Buddhist groups to meet in the United States. (ILLEG_BU)
TOTAL%
1) Favor56619.5
2) Oppose215674.1
3) Don’t know1796.2
4) Refused9.3
TOTAL2910100.0
17) Please tell me if you favor or oppose the U.S. government doing each of the following: collecting information about some Christian groups in the United States. (INFO_CHR)
TOTAL%
1) Favor147550.7
2) Oppose127243.7
3) Don’t know1485.1
4) Refused15.5
TOTAL2910100.0
18) I’m going to read a list of statements. For each, please tell me whether you agree strongly, agree somewhat, disagree somewhat, or disagree strongly: The United States was founded on Christian principles. (US_FOUND)
TOTAL%
1) Agree strongly144549.7
2) Agree somewhat83228.6
3) Disagree somewhat30710.5
4) Disagree strongly2267.8
5) Don’t know953.3
6) Refused5.2
TOTAL2910100.0
19) I’m going to read a list of statements. For each, please tell me whether you agree strongly, agree somewhat, disagree somewhat, or disagree strongly: America has been strong because of its faith in God. (AMER_GOD)
TOTAL%
1) Agree strongly151352
2) Agree somewhat79627.4
3) Disagree somewhat34211.8
4) Disagree strongly2217.6
5) Don’t know371.3
6) Refused10
TOTAL2910100.0
20) I’m going to read a list of statements. For each, please tell me whether you agree strongly, agree somewhat, disagree somewhat, or disagree strongly: Our democratic form of government is based on Christianity. (DEM_CHR)
TOTAL%
1) Agree strongly72524.9
2) Agree somewhat88730.5
3) Disagree somewhat65322.4
4) Disagree strongly50717.4
5) Don’t know1304.5
6) Refused7.2
TOTAL2909100.0
21) I’m going to read a list of statements. For each, please tell me whether you agree strongly, agree somewhat, disagree somewhat, or disagree strongly: In the 21st century, the United States is still basically a Christian society. (CHR_SOC)
TOTAL%
1) Agree strongly93732.2
2) Agree somewhat120241.3
3) Disagree somewhat44915.4
4) Disagree strongly2608.9
5) Don’t know612.1
6) Refused10
TOTAL2910100.0
22) I’m going to read a list of statements. For each, please tell me whether you agree strongly, agree somewhat, disagree somewhat, or disagree strongly: Religious diversity has been good for America. (DIV_GOOD)
TOTAL%
1) Agree strongly152252.3
2) Agree somewhat96733.2
3) Disagree somewhat2257.7
4) Disagree strongly1274.4
5) Don’t know652.2
6) Refused4.1
TOTAL2910100.0
23) I’m going to read a list of statements. For each, please tell me whether you agree strongly, agree somewhat, disagree somewhat, or disagree strongly: The public schools should teach children the Ten Commandments. (TENCMMND)
TOTAL%
1) Agree strongly130144.7
2) Agree somewhat54618.8
3) Disagree somewhat45715.7
4) Disagree strongly55619.1
5) Don’t know461.6
6) Refused4.1
TOTAL2910100.0
24) I’m going to read a list of statements. For each, please tell me whether you agree strongly, agree somewhat, disagree somewhat, or disagree strongly: America owes a great deal to the immigrants who came here. (OWE_IMMG)
TOTAL%
1) Agree strongly155153.3
2) Agree somewhat64822.3
3) Disagree somewhat29110
4) Disagree strongly36412.5
5) Don’t know561.9
6) Refused00
TOTAL2910100.0
25) I’m going to read a list of statements. For each, please tell me whether you agree strongly, agree somewhat, disagree somewhat, or disagree strongly: Foreigners who come to live in America should give up their foreign ways and learn to be like other Americans. (FORN_LRN)
TOTAL%
1) Agree strongly69723.9
2) Agree somewhat64822.3
3) Disagree somewhat72825
4) Disagree strongly78126.8
5) Don’t know481.6
6) Refused9.3
TOTAL2911100.0
26) I’m going to read a list of statements. For each, please tell me whether you agree strongly, agree somewhat, disagree somewhat, or disagree strongly: Nothing in other countries can beat the American way of life. (AMR_LIFE)
TOTAL%
1) Agree strongly148651.1
2) Agree somewhat54418.7
3) Disagree somewhat49016.8
4) Disagree strongly29310.1
5) Don’t know943.2
6) Refused2.1
TOTAL2909100.0
27) In the next few years, would you welcome or not welcome each of the following groups becoming a stronger presence in the United States: Muslims (STRO_MUS)
TOTAL%
1) Welcome147450.7
2) Not welcome122142
3) Indifferent1174
4) Don’t know873
5) Refused11.4
TOTAL2910100.0
28) In the next few years, would you welcome or not welcome each of the following groups becoming a stronger presence in the United States: Hindus (STRO_HIN)
TOTAL%
1) Welcome168858
2) Not welcome95432.8
3) Indifferent1364.7
4) Don’t know1234.2
5) Refused9.3
TOTAL2910100.0
29) In the next few years, would you welcome or not welcome each of the following groups becoming a stronger presence in the United States: Buddhists (STRO_BUD)
TOTAL%
1) Welcome172259.2
2) Not welcome93532.1
3) Indifferent1414.8
4) Don’t know983.4
5) Refused14.5
TOTAL2910100.0
30) In the next few years, would you welcome or not welcome each of the following groups becoming a stronger presence in the United States: Jews (STRO_JEW)
TOTAL%
1) Welcome228478.5
2) Not welcome42714.7
3) Indifferent1204.1
4) Don’t know692.4
5) Refused9.3
TOTAL2909100.0
31) In the next few years, would you welcome or not welcome each of the following groups becoming a stronger presence in the United States: Christians (STRO_CHR)
TOTAL%
1) Welcome261789.9
2) Not welcome1665.7
3) Indifferent822.8
4) Don’t know381.3
5) Refused8.3
TOTAL2911100.0
32) In the next few years, would you welcome or not welcome each of the following groups becoming a stronger presence in the United States: Asians (STRO_ASI)
TOTAL%
1) Welcome204770.3
2) Not welcome64522.2
3) Indifferent1174
4) Don’t know903.1
5) Refused11.4
TOTAL2910100.0
33) In the next few years, would you welcome or not welcome each of the following groups becoming a stronger presence in the United States: Hispanics (STRO_HIS)
TOTAL%
1) Welcome213573.4
2) Not welcome60320.7
3) Indifferent1123.8
4) Don’t know491.7
5) Refused11.4
TOTAL2910100.0
34) In the next few years, would you welcome or not welcome each of the following groups becoming a stronger presence in the United States: African Americans (STRO_AFR)
TOTAL%
1) Welcome236481.2
2) Not welcome36012.4
3) Indifferent1184.1
4) Don’t know582
5) Refused11.4
TOTAL2911100.0
35) Please tell me if you think each of these words applies to the Muslim religion: fanatical (FANATMUS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes135646.6
2) No110237.9
3) Don’t know43815.1
4) Refused14.5
TOTAL2910100.0
36) Please tell me if you think each of these words applies to the Muslim religion: violent (VLNT_MUS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes116239.9
2) No139247.8
3) Don’t know34611.9
4) Refused10.3
TOTAL2910100.0
37) Please tell me if you think each of these words applies to the Muslim religion: peace-loving (PEACEMUS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes116840.1
2) No132045.3
3) Don’t know41314.2
4) Refused10.3
TOTAL2911100.0
38) Please tell me if you think each of these words applies to the Muslim religion: backward (BKWRDMUS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes99634.2
2) No147150.5
3) Don’t know43214.8
4) Refused11.4
TOTAL2910100.0
39) Please tell me if you think each of these words applies to the Muslim religion: closed-minded (CLOSEMUS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes165957
2) No87129.9
3) Don’t know37112.7
4) Refused9.3
TOTAL2910100.0
40) Please tell me if you think each of these words applies to the Muslim religion: tolerant (TLRNTMUS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes92431.7
2) No154052.9
3) Don’t know43514.9
4) Refused12.4
TOTAL2911100.0
41) Please tell me if you think each of these words applies to the Muslim religion: strange (STRANGMU)
TOTAL%
1) Yes129344.4
2) No133345.8
3) Don’t know2769.5
4) Refused7.2
TOTAL2909100.0
42) Please tell me if you think each of these words applies to the Muslim religion: appealing (APPEALMU)
TOTAL%
1) Yes47716.4
2) No203069.8
3) Don’t know39213.5
4) Refused11.4
TOTAL2910100.0
43) Please tell me if you think each of these words applies to the Hindu religion: fanatical (FANATHI)
TOTAL%
1) Yes73925.4
2) No140348.2
3) Don’t know75826
4) Refused10.3
TOTAL2910100.0
44) Please tell me if you think each of these words applies to the Hindu religion: violent (VLNT_HIN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes47716.4
2) No170758.6
3) Don’t know71924.7
4) Refused8.3
TOTAL2911100.0
45) Please tell me if you think each of these words applies to the Hindu religion: peace-loving (PEACE_HI)
TOTAL%
1) Yes153352.7
2) No62221.4
3) Don’t know74625.6
4) Refused9.3
TOTAL2910100.0
46) Please tell me if you think each of these words applies to the Hindu religion: backward (BKWRD_HI)
TOTAL%
1) Yes83228.6
2) No138247.5
3) Don’t know68823.6
4) Refused8.3
TOTAL2910100.0
47) Please tell me if you think each of these words applies to the Hindu religion: closed-minded (CLOSE_HI)
TOTAL%
1) Yes103135.4
2) No113038.8
3) Don’t know74025.4
4) Refused9.3
TOTAL2910100.0
48) Please tell me if you think each of these words applies to the Hindu religion: tolerant (TLRNT_HI)
TOTAL%
1) Yes131945.3
2) No81428
3) Don’t know76926.4
4) Refused8.3
TOTAL2910100.0
49) Please tell me if you think each of these words applies to the Hindu religion: strange (STRANGHI)
TOTAL%
1) Yes123942.6
2) No112938.8
3) Don’t know53418.4
4) Refused8.3
TOTAL2910100.0
50) Please tell me if you think each of these words applies to the Hindu religion: appealing (APPEALHI)
TOTAL%
1) Yes55819.2
2) No171959.1
3) Don’t know62521.5
4) Refused8.3
TOTAL2910100.0
51) Please tell me if you think each of these words applies to the Buddhist religion: fanatical (FANAT_BU)
TOTAL%
1) Yes67523.2
2) No159454.8
3) Don’t know63121.7
4) Refused10.3
TOTAL2910100.0
52) Please tell me if you think each of these words applies to the Buddhist religion: violent (VLNT_BUD)
TOTAL%
1) Yes34411.8
2) No197667.9
3) Don’t know58320
4) Refused7.2
TOTAL2910100.0
53) Please tell me if you think each of these words applies to the Buddhist religion: peace-loving (PEACE_BU)
TOTAL%
1) Yes183963.2
2) No47616.4
3) Don’t know58720.2
4) Refused8.3
TOTAL2910100.0
54) Please tell me if you think each of these words applies to the Buddhist religion: backward (BKWRD_BU)
TOTAL%
1) Yes78627
2) No154753.2
3) Don’t know56919.6
4) Refused8.3
TOTAL2910100.0
55) Please tell me if you think each of these words applies to the Buddhist religion: closed-minded (CLOSE_BU)
TOTAL%
1) Yes88630.4
2) No141048.4
3) Don’t know60720.9
4) Refused8.3
TOTAL2911100.0
56) Please tell me if you think each of these words applies to the Buddhist religion: tolerant (TLRNT_BU)
TOTAL%
1) Yes164156.4
2) No62421.4
3) Don’t know63721.9
4) Refused8.3
TOTAL2910100.0
57) Please tell me if you think each of these words applies to the Buddhist religion: strange (STRANGBU)
TOTAL%
1) Yes123542.4
2) No121341.7
3) Don’t know45715.7
4) Refused5.2
TOTAL2910100.0
58) Please tell me if you think each of these words applies to the Buddhist religion: appealing (APPEALBU)
TOTAL%
1) Yes75225.8
2) No161855.6
3) Don’t know53318.3
4) Refused7.2
TOTAL2910100.0
59) How much personal contact have you had with each of the following—-a great deal, a fair amount, only a little, almost none, or none: Muslims (CONT_MUS)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal1826.3
2) A fair amount51317.6
3) Only a little70924.4
4) Almost none54118.6
5) None94432.4
6) Don’t know21.7
7) Refused10
TOTAL2911100.0
60) How much personal contact have you had with each of the following—-a great deal, a fair amount, only a little, almost none, or none: Hindus (CONT_HIN)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal923.2
2) A fair amount33211.4
3) Only a little60420.7
4) Almost none67623.2
5) None118740.8
6) Don’t know19.7
7) Refused10
TOTAL2911100.0
61) How much personal contact have you had with each of the following—-a great deal, a fair amount, only a little, almost none, or none: Buddhists (CONT_BUD)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal903.1
2) A fair amount31810.9
3) Only a little58420.1
4) Almost none61521.1
5) None127843.9
6) Don’t know24.8
7) Refused10
TOTAL2910100.0
62) How much personal contact have you had with each of the following—-a great deal, a fair amount, only a little, almost none, or none: Jews (CONT_JEW)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal67123.1
2) A fair amount95032.6
3) Only a little60820.9
4) Almost none2839.7
5) None37412.9
6) Don’t know22.8
7) Refused2.1
TOTAL2910100.0
63) How much personal contact have you had with each of the following—-a great deal, a fair amount, only a little, almost none, or none: Latino Americans (CONT_LAT)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal109237.5
2) A fair amount89530.7
3) Only a little49116.9
4) Almost none1876.4
5) None2287.8
6) Don’t know17.6
7) Refused10
TOTAL2911100.0
64) How much personal contact have you had with each of the following—-a great deal, a fair amount, only a little, almost none, or none: Asian Americans (CONT_ASI)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal59720.5
2) A fair amount99034
3) Only a little74225.5
4) Almost none2679.2
5) None30010.3
6) Don’t know13.4
7) Refused2.1
TOTAL2911100.0
65) How much personal contact have you had with each of the following—a great deal, a fair amount, only a little, almost none, or none: African Americans (CONT_AFR)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal159154.7
2) A fair amount87430
3) Only a little29710.2
4) Almost none551.9
5) None903.1
6) Don’t know2.1
7) Refused10
TOTAL2910100.0
66) [ASK ONLY IF CONT_MUS = 1 “A GREAT DEAL” OR 2 “A FAIR AMOUNT” OR 3 “ONLY A LITTLE” OR 4 “ALMOST NONE”] Have your contacts with Muslims been mostly with black Muslims or with other Muslims, such as immigrants from the Middle East? (C_MUSLIM)
TOTAL%
1) Mostly with black Muslims30621.8
2) Mostly with other Muslims80757.5
3) Equally with both groups22015.7
4) Don’t know654.6
5) Refused5.4
Missing1507 
TOTAL1403100.0
67) [ASK ONLY IF CONT_MUS = 1 “A GREAT DEAL” OR 2 “A FAIR AMOUNT” OR 3 “ONLY A LITTLE” OR 4 “ALMOST NONE”] Have your contacts with Muslims been mostly pleasant, mixed, or mostly unpleasant? (C_MUPLEA)
TOTAL%
1) Mostly pleasant90364.3
2) Mixed37927
3) Mostly unpleasant856.1
4) Don’t know342.4
5) Refused3.2
Missing1507 
TOTAL1404100.0
68) [ASK ONLY IF CONT_MUS = 1 “A GREAT DEAL” OR 2 “A FAIR AMOUNT” OR 3 “ONLY A LITTLE” OR 4 “ALMOST NONE”] Have your contacts with Muslims come about mostly… (C_MUWORK)
TOTAL%
1) Through your work57440.9
2) Through your neighborhood20514.6
3) Through shopping and other personal business dealings51736.8
4) Other916.5
5) Don’t know161.1
6) Refused2.1
Missing1507 
TOTAL1405100.0
69) [ASK ONLY IF CONT_MUS = 1 “A GREAT DEAL” OR 2 “A FAIR AMOUNT” OR 3 “ONLY A LITTLE” OR 4 “ALMOST NONE”] In your contacts with Muslims, how often do you discuss religion? (C_MURELG)
TOTAL%
1) Never65446.6
2) Almost never27019.3
3) Occasionally36225.8
4) Often1107.8
5) Don’t know6.4
Missing1507 
TOTAL1402100.0
70) [ASK ONLY IF CONT_HIN= 1 “A GREAT DEAL” OR 2 “A FAIR AMOUNT” OR 3 “ONLY A LITTLE” OR 4 “ALMOST NONE”] Have your contacts with Hindus been mostly pleasant, mixed, or mostly unpleasant? (C_HIPLEA)
TOTAL%
1) Mostly pleasant68566.7
2) Mixed24323.7
3) Mostly unpleasant494.8
4) Don’t know494.8
5) Refused1.1
Missing1883 
TOTAL1027100.0
71) [ASK ONLY IF CONT_HIN = 1 “A GREAT DEAL” OR 2 “A FAIR AMOUNT” OR 3 “ONLY A LITTLE” OR 4 “ALMOST NONE”] Have your contacts with Hindus come about mostly… (C_HIWORK)
TOTAL%
1) Through your work35834.9
2) Through your neighborhood11811.5
3) Through shopping and other personal business dealings46645.4
4) Other626
5) Don’t know222.1
Missing1883 
TOTAL1026100.0
72) [ASK ONLY IF CONT_HIN = 1 “A GREAT DEAL” OR 2 “A FAIR AMOUNT” OR 3 “ONLY A LITTLE” OR 4 “ALMOST NONE”] In your contacts with Hindus, how often do you discuss religion? (C_HIRELG)
TOTAL%
1) Never53051.6
2) Almost never23022.4
3) Occasionally20620
4) Often504.9
5) Don’t know121.2
Missing1883 
TOTAL1028100.0
73) [ASK ONLY IF CONT_BUD = 1 “A GREAT DEAL” OR 2 “A FAIR AMOUNT” OR 3 “ONLY A LITTLE” OR 4 “ALMOST NONE”] Have your contacts with Buddhists mostly been with people who grew up as Buddhists or with people who became Buddhists? (C_BUDDHI)
TOTAL%
1) With people who grew up as Buddhists40941.2
2) With people who became Buddhists41341.6
3) Equally with both kinds484.8
4) Don’t know12012.1
5) Refused2.2
Missing1918 
TOTAL992100.0
74) [ASK ONLY IF CONT_BUD = 1 “A GREAT DEAL” OR 2 “A FAIR AMOUNT” OR 3 “ONLY A LITTLE” OR 4 “ALMOST NONE”] Have your contacts with Buddhists been mostly pleasant, mixed, or mostly unpleasant? (C_BUPLEA)
TOTAL%
1) Mostly pleasant75476
2) Mixed18518.6
3) Mostly unpleasant272.7
4) Don’t know242.4
5) Refused2.2
Missing1918 
TOTAL992100.0
75) [ASK ONLY IF CONT_BUD = 1 “A GREAT DEAL” OR 2 “A FAIR AMOUNT” OR 3 “ONLY A LITTLE” OR 4 “ALMOST NONE”] Have your contacts with Buddhists come about mostly… (C_BUWORK)
TOTAL%
1) Through your work29529.8
2) Through your neighborhood18118.3
3) Through shopping and other personal business dealings41241.6
4) Other828.3
5) Don’t know191.9
6) Refused2.2
Missing1918 
TOTAL991100.0
76) [ASK ONLY IF CONT_BUD = 1 “A GREAT DEAL” OR 2 “A FAIR AMOUNT” OR 3 “ONLY A LITTLE” OR 4 “ALMOST NONE”] In your contacts with Buddhists, how often do you discuss religion? (C_BURELG)
TOTAL%
1) Never37337.6
2) Almost never24024.2
3) Occasionally28829
4) Often868.7
5) Don’t know5.5
Missing1918 
TOTAL992100.0
77) [ASK ONLY IF CONT_JEW = 1 “A GREAT DEAL” OR 2 “A FAIR AMOUNT” OR 3 “ONLY A LITTLE” OR 4 “ALMOST NONE”] Have your contacts with Jews been mostly pleasant, mixed, or mostly unpleasant? (C_JWPLEA)
TOTAL%
1) Mostly pleasant178079.8
2) Mixed37116.6
3) Mostly unpleasant602.7
4) Don’t know17.8
5) Refused2.1
Missing680 
TOTAL2230100.0
78) [ASK ONLY IF CONT_JEW = 1 “A GREAT DEAL” OR 2 “A FAIR AMOUNT” OR 3 “ONLY A LITTLE” OR 4 “ALMOST NONE”] Have your contacts with Jews come about mostly… (C_JWWORK)
TOTAL%
1) Through your work77834.9
2) Through your neighborhood39717.8
3) Through shopping and other personal business dealings84838
4) Other1757.9
5) Don’t know301.3
6) Refused10
Missing680 
TOTAL2229100.0
79) [ASK ONLY IF CONT_JEW = 1 “A GREAT DEAL” OR 2 “A FAIR AMOUNT” OR 3 “ONLY A LITTLE” OR 4 “ALMOST NONE”] In your contacts with Jews, how often do you discuss religion? (C_JWRELG)
TOTAL%
1) Never85838.5
2) Almost never44820.1
3) Occasionally69131
4) Often22810.2
5) Don’t know4.2
Missing680 
TOTAL2229100.0
80) Do you feel that greater understanding among the followers of different religions, such as between Christians and Jews, Jews and Muslims, and Muslims and Hindus, is... (GRUNDRST)
TOTAL%
1) Very desirable53336.6
2) Somewhat desirable54037.1
3) Somewhat undesirable18512.7
4) Very undesirable1006.9
5) Don’t know926.3
6) Refused6.4
Missing1454 
TOTAL1456100.0
81) Do you feel that more cooperation among the leaders of the various religions in the United States, such as Christianity, Judaism, Islam, Hinduism and Buddhism is... (COOPERAT)
TOTAL%
1) Very desirable62542.9
2) Somewhat desirable51635.4
3) Somewhat undesirable15610.7
4) Very undesirable845.8
5) Don’t know735
6) Refused3.2
Missing1454 
TOTAL1457100.0
82) Would you say that Muslims and Christians pretty much believe in the same things, or are their beliefs fairly different? (MCH_SAME)
TOTAL%
1) Same things69323.8
2) Fairly different185963.9
3) Other17.6
4) Don’t know33711.6
5) Refused4.1
TOTAL2910100.0
83) Would you say that Buddhists and Christians pretty much believe in the same things, or are their beliefs fairly different? (BCH_SAME)
TOTAL%
1) Same things45415.6
2) Fairly different200268.8
3) Other22.8
4) Don’t know43014.8
5) Refused2.1
TOTAL2910100.0
84) How familiar are you with the basic teachings of each religion: Christianity (FAM_CHR)
TOTAL%
1) Very familiar203770
2) Somewhat familiar73425.2
3) Somewhat unfamiliar622.1
4) Very unfamiliar642.2
5) Don’t know10.3
6) Refused3.1
TOTAL2910100.0
85) How familiar are you with the basic teachings of each religion: Judaism (FAM_JEW)
TOTAL%
1) Very familiar39713.6
2) Somewhat familiar111638.4
3) Somewhat unfamiliar47416.3
4) Very unfamiliar90231
5) Don’t know20.7
6) Refused10
TOTAL2910100.0
86) How familiar are you with the basic teachings of each religion: Islam (FAM_ISLM)
TOTAL%
1) Very familiar1445
2) Somewhat familiar80827.8
3) Somewhat unfamiliar59220.4
4) Very unfamiliar133245.8
5) Don’t know321.1
6) Refused10
TOTAL2909100.0
87) How familiar are you with the basic teachings of each religion: Hinduism (FAM_HIND)
TOTAL%
1) Very familiar812.8
2) Somewhat familiar54518.7
3) Somewhat unfamiliar63021.6
4) Very unfamiliar162355.8
5) Don’t know301
6) Refused10
TOTAL2910100.0
88) How familiar are you with the basic teachings of each religion: Buddhism (FAM_BUDD)
TOTAL%
1) Very familiar1394.8
2) Somewhat familiar71624.6
3) Somewhat unfamiliar58520.1
4) Very unfamiliar143749.4
5) Don’t know321.1
6) Refused10
TOTAL2910100.0
89) Do you think God’s word is revealed in any other writings besides the Bible, such as the sacred texts used by Muslims or Hindus? (GODSWORD)
TOTAL%
1) Yes132545.5
2) No104135.8
3) Don’t know52718.1
4) Refused17.6
TOTAL2910100.0
90) In your view, how important is it for Christians to share their faith with non-Christians? (SHAREFTH)
TOTAL%
1) Very important78954.2
2) Fairly important36925.3
3) Not very important17311.9
4) Not at all important1057.2
5) Don’t know191.3
6) Refused1.1
Missing1454 
TOTAL1456100.0
91) In your view, how important is it for Christians to encourage people from other faiths—-such as Muslims, Hindus, or Buddhists—-to become Christians? (BECOMECH)
TOTAL%
1) Very important43629.9
2) Fairly important27218.7
3) Not very important27218.7
4) Not at all important44130.3
5) Don’t know302.1
6) Refused5.3
Missing1454 
TOTAL1456100.0
92) Which of these statements comes closest to describing your feelings about the Bible? (BIBLE)
TOTAL%
1) The Bible is the actual word of God and is to be taken literally.112638.7
2) The Bible is the inspired word of God, but not everything in it should be taken literally.124442.8
3) The Bible is an ancient book of fables, legends, history and moral precepts recorded by humans.47716.4
4) None/Other24.8
5) Don’t know361.2
6) Refused2.1
TOTAL2909100.0
93) Which of these statements comes closest to what you believe about Jesus? (JESUS)
TOTAL%
1) Jesus was the only divine son of God who died and rose again to save us from our sins.189365.1
2) Jesus embodied the essence of divine love and showed us how to attain spiritual union with God.44315.2
3) Jesus had special insights about God, much in the same way that Muhammad and the Buddha did.41114.1
4) Other642.2
5) Don’t know903.1
6) Refused8.3
TOTAL2909100.0
94) For the following statement, do you agree strongly, agree somewhat, disagree somewhat, or disagree strongly: All major religions, such as Christianity, Hinduism, Buddhism and Islam contain some truth about God. (ALLTRUTH)
TOTAL%
1) Agree strongly101534.9
2) Agree somewhat114639.4
3) Disagree somewhat2026.9
4) Disagree strongly2899.9
5) Don’t know2538.7
6) Refused5.2
TOTAL2910100.0
95) For the following statement, do you agree strongly, agree somewhat, disagree somewhat, or disagree strongly: All major religions, such as Christianity, Hinduism, Buddhism and Islam are equally good ways of knowing about God. (ALLGOOD)
TOTAL%
1) Agree strongly70324.2
2) Agree somewhat87029.9
3) Disagree somewhat43014.8
4) Disagree strongly69523.9
5) Don’t know2077.1
6) Refused4.1
TOTAL2909100.0
96) For the following statement, do you agree strongly, agree somewhat, disagree somewhat, or disagree strongly: God is a mystery and can never be understood by humans. (GODMYSTR)
TOTAL%
1) Agree strongly74725.7
2) Agree somewhat62221.4
3) Disagree somewhat48316.6
4) Disagree strongly97733.6
5) Don’t know752.6
6) Refused6.2
TOTAL2910100.0
97) For the following statement, do you agree strongly, agree somewhat, disagree somewhat, or disagree strongly: God can only be known as people empty their minds and look inside themselves. (GODMIND)
TOTAL%
1) Agree strongly96033
2) Agree somewhat90431.1
3) Disagree somewhat43414.9
4) Disagree strongly46616
5) Don’t know1364.7
6) Refused9.3
TOTAL2909100.0
98) For the following statement, do you agree strongly, agree somewhat, disagree somewhat, or disagree strongly: All religions basically teach the same thing. (ALLSAME)
TOTAL%
1) Agree strongly47116.2
2) Agree somewhat75025.8
3) Disagree somewhat56819.5
4) Disagree strongly101734.9
5) Don’t know1043.6
6) Refused10
TOTAL2911100.0
99) For the following statement, do you agree strongly, agree somewhat, disagree somewhat, or disagree strongly: Christianity is the only way to have a true personal relationship with God. (CHR_ONLY)
TOTAL%
1) Agree strongly91531.4
2) Agree somewhat37412.8
3) Disagree somewhat54918.9
4) Disagree strongly99234.1
5) Don’t know762.6
6) Refused5.2
TOTAL2911100.0
100) For the following statement, do you agree strongly, agree somewhat, disagree somewhat, or disagree strongly: Christianity is the best way to understand God. (CHR_BEST)
TOTAL%
1) Agree strongly116940.2
2) Agree somewhat51317.6
3) Disagree somewhat51317.6
4) Disagree strongly63121.7
5) Don’t know802.7
6) Refused5.2
TOTAL2911100.0
101) [ASK ONLY IF CHR_BEST= 1 “AGREE STRONGLY” OR 2 “AGREE SOMEWHAT"] Is Christianity the best way for you, or is it the best way for everybody? (CHR_BST2)
TOTAL%
1) You90453.7
2) Everybody73343.6
3) Depends251.5
4) Don’t know211.2
Missing1228 
TOTAL1683100.0
102) Which of these two statements comes closest to your own view? (GODTRUTH)
TOTAL%
1) God’s truth is fully revealed only in the Bible.51117.6
2) God’s truth is revealed in many ways, such as history, culture, nature and tradition.230079.1
3) Other592
4) Don’t know311.1
5) Refused8.3
TOTAL2909100.0
103) Which of these two comes closest to your own view? (TRUST)
TOTAL%
1) I mostly trust the Bible for spiritual guidance.140648.3
2) I mostly trust my own personal experience for spiritual guidance.135246.5
3) Other1123.8
4) Don’t know341.2
5) Refused6.2
TOTAL2910100.0
104) Do you consider yourself a “Christian”? (CHRISTIA)
TOTAL%
1) Yes232780
2) No53918.5
3) Don’t know371.3
4) Refused7.2
TOTAL2910100.0
105) [ASK ONLY IF CHRISTIA= 1 “YES”] Are you a Christian because you were raised that way or because you decided to become a Christian? (RAISEDCH)
TOTAL%
1) Raised that way115849.8
2) Decided to become a Christian62827
3) Both52122.4
4) Other13.6
5) Don’t know3.1
6) Refused3.1
Missing583 
TOTAL2326100.0
106) [ASK ONLY IF CONSCHRS = 1 “YES”] In the past year, how many times have you talked specifically with anyone who was not a Christian to persuade them to become a Christian? (PERSUADE)
TOTAL%
1) None120951.9
2) Once or twice38816.7
3) Several times41717.9
4) Many times29812.8
5) Don’t know14.6
6) Refused2.1
Missing583 
TOTAL2328100.0
107) [ASK ONLY IF PERSUADE= 2 “ONCE OR TWICE” OR 3 “SEVERAL TIMES” OR 4 “MANY TIMES"] Did you try to persuade anyone who was Muslim? (PERS_MUS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1069.6
2) No96887.9
3) Don’t know272.5
Missing1808 
TOTAL1101100.0
108) [ASK ONLY IF PERSUADE = 2 “ONCE OR TWICE” OR 3 “SEVERAL TIMES” OR 4 “MANY TIMES"] Did you try to persuade anyone who was Hindu? (PERS_HIN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes555
2) No102192.6
3) Don’t know262.4
Missing1808 
TOTAL1102100.0
109) [ASK ONLY IF PERSUADE = 2 “ONCE OR TWICE” OR 3 “SEVERAL TIMES” OR 4 “MANY TIMES"] Did you try to persuade anyone who was Buddhist? (PERS_BUD)
TOTAL%
1) Yes787.1
2) No100391
3) Don’t know211.9
Missing1808 
TOTAL1102100.0
110) [ASK ONLY IF PERSUADE= 2 “ONCE OR TWICE” OR 3 “SEVERAL TIMES” OR 4 “MANY TIMES"] Did you try to persuade anyone who was Jewish? (PERS_JEW)
TOTAL%
1) Yes19217.4
2) No89080.8
3) Don’t know201.8
Missing1808 
TOTAL1102100.0
111) [ASK ONLY IF PERSUADE= 2 “ONCE OR TWICE” OR 3 “SEVERAL TIMES” OR 4 “MANY TIMES"] Did you try to persuade anyone who was an atheist? (PERS_ATH)
TOTAL%
1) Yes50045.4
2) No57552.2
3) Don’t know272.5
Missing1808 
TOTAL1102100.0
112) [ASK ONLY IF PERSUADE = 2 “ONCE OR TWICE” OR 3 “SEVERAL TIMES” OR 4 “MANY TIMES"] Did you try to persuade someone who did not go to church? (PERS_NOC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes97588.6
2) No11610.5
3) Don’t know10.9
Missing1808 
TOTAL1101100.0
113) [ASK ONLY IF CHRISTIA= 1 “YES”] Do you feel it would be possible to be a good Christian and a good Buddhist at the same time, or is it better to choose between the two? (CHOOSE)
TOTAL%
1) Possible to be both46319.9
2) Better to choose between the two153666
3) Other231
4) Don’t know29812.8
5) Refused6.3
Missing583 
TOTAL2326100.0
114) [ASK ONLY IF CHRISTIA = 1 “YES”] In your daily Christian life, do you think more about: (HEAVEN)
TOTAL%
1) Living an abundant Christian life from day to day152165.4
2) Preparing yourself for life in heaven57224.6
3) Other1627
4) Don’t know672.9
5) Refused5.2
Missing583 
TOTAL2327100.0
115) Suppose you had a child who wanted to marry a Muslim who had a good education and came from a good family. How would you feel about this? Would you... (MARRYMUS)
TOTAL%
1) Object strongly31421.6
2) Object somewhat22115.2
3) Object a little22415.4
4) Not object at all64344.2
5) Don’t know493.4
6) Refused4.3
Missing1455 
TOTAL1455100.0
116) Suppose you had a child who wanted to marry a Hindu who had a good education and came from a good family. How would you feel about this? Would you... (MARRYHIN)
TOTAL%
1) Object strongly21714.9
2) Object somewhat21714.9
3) Object a little25217.3
4) Not object at all70248.2
5) Don’t know644.4
6) Refused4.3
Missing1454 
TOTAL1456100.0
117) Suppose some Hindus wanted to build a large Hindu temple in your community. Would this bother you a lot, bother you a little, not bother you, or be something you would welcome? (HINTEMPL)
TOTAL%
1) Bother you a lot19013.1
2) Bother you a little32322.2
3) Not bother you66745.8
4) Be something you would welcome24516.8
5) Don’t know292
6) Refused1.1
Missing1455 
TOTAL1455100.0
118) Suppose some Muslims wanted to build a large Muslim mosque in your community. Would this bother you a lot, bother you a little, not bother you, or be something you would welcome? (MUS_MOSQ)
TOTAL%
1) Bother you a lot26017.9
2) Bother you a little33923.3
3) Not bother you57939.8
4) Be something you would welcome23015.8
5) Don’t know433
6) Refused4.3
Missing1454 
TOTAL1455100.0
119) In the past few years, has your interest in religion been increasing, staying about the same, or decreasing? (REL_INCR)
TOTAL%
1) Increasing133445.8
2) Staying about the same134346.1
3) Decreasing2107.2
4) Don’t know23.8
5) Refused10
TOTAL2911100.0
120) How about your interest in spirituality? Has it been increasing, staying about the same, or decreasing? (INT_INCR)
TOTAL%
1) Increasing144749.7
2) Staying about the same131845.3
3) Decreasing1113.8
4) Don’t know331.1
5) Refused10
TOTAL2910100.0
121) How important has it been to you as an adult to grow in your spiritual life? Would you say... (SPRTGROW)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely important100734.6
2) Very important93032
3) Fairly important69123.7
4) Not very important1836.3
5) Not at all important802.7
6) Don’t know17.6
7) Refused2.1
TOTAL2910100.0
122) How much effort have you devoted to your spiritual life during the past year? Would you say... (EFFORTSP)
TOTAL%
1) A great dealGreatDeal77026.5
2) A fair amount120441.4
3) Only a little58420.1
4) Hardly any2217.6
5) None1234.2
6) Don’t know5.2
7) Refused2.1
TOTAL2909100.0
123) Have any of the following had an important influence on your thinking about religion or spirituality: Buddhist teachings or practices? (INFL_BUD)
TOTAL%
1) Yes33911.6
2) No251686.4
3) Don’t know511.8
4) Refused5.2
TOTAL2911100.0
124) Have any of the following had an important influence on your thinking about religion or spirituality: Hindu teachings or practices? (INFL_HIN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes2037
2) No264690.9
3) Don’t know561.9
4) Refused5.2
TOTAL2910100.0
125) Have any of the following had an important influence on your thinking about religion or spirituality: Muslim teachings or practices? (INFL_MUS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes30910.6
2) No254587.5
3) Don’t know501.7
4) Refused6.2
TOTAL2910100.0
126) Have any of the following had an important influence on your thinking about religion or spirituality: Jewish teachings or practices? (INFL_JEW)
TOTAL%
1) Yes50717.4
2) No235080.7
3) Don’t know491.7
4) Refused5.2
TOTAL2911100.0
127) Have any of the following had an important influence on your thinking about religion or spirituality: Christian teachings or practices? (INFL_CHR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes198768.3
2) No89730.8
3) Don’t know20.7
4) Refused5.2
TOTAL2909100.0
128) Have any of the following had an important influence on your thinking about religion or spirituality: Native American Indian teachings or practices? (INFL_NAT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes62121.3
2) No223276.7
3) Don’t know521.8
4) Refused5.2
TOTAL2910100.0
129) Have any of the following had an important influence on your thinking about religion or spirituality: African spiritual teachings or practices? (INFL_AFR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes36912.7
2) No247885.2
3) Don’t know592
4) Refused4.1
TOTAL2910100.0
130) Have any of the following had an important influence on your thinking about religion or spirituality: the New Age movement? (INLF_NWA)
TOTAL%
1) Yes35512.2
2) No239082.1
3) Don’t know1625.6
4) Refused3.1
TOTAL2910100.0
131) Have any of the following had an important influence on your thinking about religion or spirituality: studying or reading about science? (INFL_SCI)
TOTAL%
1) Yes104736
2) No183263
3) Don’t know281
4) Refused3.1
TOTAL2910100.0
132) Have any of the following had an important influence on your thinking about religion or spirituality: studying or reading about philosophy? (INFL_PHI)
TOTAL%
1) Yes100234.4
2) No186063.9
3) Don’t know451.5
4) Refused4.1
TOTAL2911100.0
133) Have any of the following had an important influence on your thinking about religion or spirituality: music, poetry, literature, or art? (INFL_ART)
TOTAL%
1) Yes148651.1
2) No139848.1
3) Don’t know22.8
4) Refused3.1
TOTAL2909100.0
134) Have any of the following had an important influence on your thinking about religion or spirituality: alternative medicine or holistic health practices? (INFL_MED)
TOTAL%
1) Yes69323.8
2) No215674.1
3) Don’t know561.9
4) Refused4.1
TOTAL2909100.0
135) Do you think people should learn more about religions other than their own, or is it better to avoid learning too much about other religions? (LEARNREL)
TOTAL%
1) Should know more240082.5
2) Better to avoid37212.8
3) Don’t know1294.4
4) Refused9.3
TOTAL2910100.0
136) As you know, many Muslims, Hindus and Buddhists from other countries have moved to the United States in recent years. As a result, do you think Christianity will become… (CHR_WEAK)
TOTAL%
1) A lot weaker1334.6
2) A little weaker63821.9
3) A little stronger89830.9
4) A lot stronger65422.5
5) No change38313.2
6) Don’t know2006.9
7) Refused4.1
TOTAL2910100.0
137) How much, if at all, has your own life been affected by these groups coming to the United States? (LIFE_AFF)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal2217.6
2) A fair amount35712.3
3) Only a little52818.1
4) Hardly any78727
5) None99734.3
6) Don’t know19.7
7) Refused10
TOTAL2910100.0
138) As a result of these new groups, do you feel your faith will be… (FAITH_ST)
TOTAL%
1) A lot stronger90731.2
2) A little stronger99134.1
3) A little weaker1143.9
4) A lot weaker381.3
5) Unaffected78326.9
6) Don’t know702.4
7) Refused7.2
TOTAL2910100.0
139) Would you say you have thought about the impact of these new groups… (IMPACT)
TOTAL%
1) A lot58120
2) A little94632.5
3) Hardly any82128.2
4) None52718.1
5) Don’t know331.1
6) Refused3.1
TOTAL2911100.0
140) As a result of this increased religious diversity, would you agree or disagree that people will need to think harder about why they believe in a particular faith? Would you… (THINK)
TOTAL%
1) Agree strongly125543.1
2) Agree somewhat94632.5
3) Disagree somewhat38313.2
4) Disagree strongly2057
5) Don’t know1154
6) Refused6.2
TOTAL2910100.0
141) Would you agree or disagree that these new groups are a threat to our traditional values? (THREAT)
TOTAL%
1) Agree strongly46516
2) Agree somewhat55619.1
3) Disagree somewhat80927.8
4) Disagree strongly95232.7
5) Don’t know1224.2
6) Refused7.2
TOTAL2911100.0
142) Would you agree or disagree that we all need to learn something about these new groups and their beliefs? (NEEDLEAR)
TOTAL%
1) Agree strongly141448.6
2) Agree somewhat102735.3
3) Disagree somewhat2177.5
4) Disagree strongly1976.8
5) Don’t know511.8
6) Refused5.2
TOTAL2911100.0
143) Here’s a different kind of question. As far as you know, do Buddhists believe in the same God that Christians believe in or not? (GOD_BUDD)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, believe in same God48116.5
2) No, don’t believe in same God153052.6
3) Other14.5
4) Don’t know88030.3
5) Refused4.1
TOTAL2909100.0
144) As far as you know, do Muslims believe in the Ten Commandments or not? (COMM_MUS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes55519.1
2) No127843.9
3) Other21.7
4) Don’t know105436.2
5) Refused10
TOTAL2909100.0
145) In which religion is Ramadan a special time of fasting and prayer? (RAMADAN)
TOTAL%
1) Judaism38413.2
2) Islam118740.8
3) Hinduism2006.9
4) Buddhism1495.1
5) Don’t know99034
TOTAL2910100.0
146) In which part of the Christian Bible does the book of Revelation appear? (REVELTN)
TOTAL%
1) Old Testament64522.2
2) New Testament157454.1
3) Both2137.3
4) Neither27.9
5) Don’t know44915.4
6) Refused2.1
TOTAL2910100.0
147) What is your religious preference? Are you Protestant, Roman Catholic, Jewish, Muslim or some other religion, or don’t you have a religious preference? (RELIGION)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant125443.1
2) Roman Catholic68923.7
3) Jewish582
4) Muslim/Islam15.5
5) Mormon17.6
6) Orthodox Church (Greek, Russian, etc.)5.2
7) Other Christian religion2378.1
8) Other religion (not Christian)1314.5
9) No preference/atheist/agnostic47516.3
10) Don’t know13.4
11) Refused16.5
TOTAL2910100.0
148) [IF RELIGION= 1 "PROTESTANT" OR 7 "OTHER CHRISTIAN RELIGION”]: What specific denomination is that? (DENOMINA)
TOTAL%
1) African Methodist Episcopal (AME)14.9
2) African Methodist Episcopal Zion (AMEZ)1.1
3) Assemblies of God221.5
4) Baptist50033.6
5) Brethren4.3
6) Charismatic1.1
7) “Christian” or “Just Christian”15710.5
8) Christian and Missionary Alliance (CMA)3.2
9) Christian Science3.2
10) Church(es) Of Christ352.3
11) Church of God231.5
12) Church of the Nazarene151
13) Congregationalist10.7
14) Disciples of Christ7.5
15) Episcopalian (or Anglican/Church of England)332.2
16) Evangelical Covenant Church1.1
17) Evangelical Free Church4.3
18) Four Square Gospel3.2
19) Free Methodist Church3.2
20) Holiness7.5
21) Independent13.9
22) Jehovah’s Witness161.1
23) “Just Protestant”181.2
24) Lutheran15410.3
25) Mennonite4.3
26) Methodist15110.1
27) Mormon/Latter-day Saints161.1
28) Nondenominational or Interdenominational Protestant775.2
29) Pentecostal402.7
30) Presbyterian553.7
31) Quaker/Friends2.1
32) Reformed4.3
33) Salvation Army1.1
34) Seventh-day Adventist8.5
35) Unitarian-Universalist3.2
36) United Church of Christ (UCC)6.4
37) Wesleyan Church2.1
38) Other (specify)322.1
58) Don’t know/refused422.8
Missing1418 
TOTAL1490100.0
149) [IF DENOMINA = 38 “Other (specify:__________)” What specific denomination is that? [VERBATIM RESPONSE] (RELIG_2)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL0
150) [IF DENOMINA= 4 “BAPTIST”] With which Baptist group is your church associated? Is it Southern Baptist Convention, the American Baptist Churches in the USA, the American Baptist Association, the National Baptist Convention USA, an independent Baptist church, or some other Baptist group? (BAPTIST)
TOTAL%
1) American Baptist Association499.9
2) American Baptist Churches in the USA224.4
3) American Baptist, don’t know which61.2
4) Baptist, don’t know which479.5
5) Baptist Bible Fellowship3.6
6) Baptist General Conference1.2
7) Baptist Missionary Association2.4
8) Conservative Baptist Association of America3.6
9) Free Will Baptist265.3
10) Fundamentalist Baptist (no denominational ties)1.2
11) General Association of Regular Baptists (GARB)4.8
12) Independent Baptist (no denominational ties)499.9
13) Missionary Baptist102
14) National Baptist Convention USA153
18) Southern Baptist Convention20942.2
19) Other193.8
30) Don’t know/refused295.9
Missing2412 
TOTAL495100.0
151) [IF DENOMINA= 24 “LUTHERAN”] With which Lutheran group is your church associated? Is that the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, the Missouri Synod, the Wisconsin Synod, or some other Lutheran group? (LUTHERAN)
TOTAL%
1) Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA; formerly Lutheran Church in America, American Lutheran Church)6140.1
2) Lutheran, don’t know which74.6
3) Missouri Synod Lutheran5334.9
4) Wisconsin Synod95.9
5) Other1610.5
6) Don’t know/refused63.9
Missing2758 
TOTAL152100.0
152) [IF DENOMINA= 26 “METHODIST”] With which Methodist group is your church associated? Is that the United Methodist Church, Free Methodist, Wesleyan Methodist, or some other Methodist group? (METHODIS)
TOTAL%
1) United Methodist12885.3
2) Free Methodist42.7
3) Wesleyan Methodist42.7
4) Methodist, don’t know which53.3
5) Other53.3
6) Don’t know/refused42.7
Missing2761 
TOTAL150100.0
153) [IF DENOMINA = 30 “PRESBYTERIAN”] With which Presbyterian group is your church associated? Is that the Presbyterian Church (USA), the Presbyterian Church in America, the Orthodox Presbyterian Church, the Evangelical Presbyterian Church, or some other Presbyterian Group? (PRESBYTR)
TOTAL%
1) Evangelical Presbyterian Church35.5
2) Orthodox Presbyterian Church23.6
3) Presbyterian Church in America (PCA)814.5
4) Presbyterian Church (USA)2341.8
5) Presbyterian, don’t know which1018.2
6) Other59.1
7) Don’t know/refused47.3
Missing2855 
TOTAL55100.0
154) [IF DENOMINA = 10 “CHURCH(ES) OF CHRIST”] With which group is your church associated? Is that the Church of Christ or the United Church of Christ? (C_OF_CHR)
TOTAL%
1) Church(es) of Christ2678.8
2) United Church of Christ412.1
3) Other26.1
4) Don’t know/refused13
Missing2877 
TOTAL33100.0
155) [IF RELIGION= 1 “PROTESTANT” OR DENOMINA= 1-36]: 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%
1) Fundamentalist18112.4
2) Evangelical19813.6
3) Mainline1319
4) Liberal32522.3
5) None51335.3
6) Other10.7
7) Don’t know/refused976.7
Missing1454 
TOTAL1455100.0
156) [IF PROTTYPE= 5 “NONE” or 6 “OTHER”] If you were to pick a label that came closest, would you say fundamentalist, evangelical, mainline, or liberal? (PROTTYP2)
TOTAL%
1) Fundamentalist10620.2
2) Evangelical6011.5
3) Mainline7514.3
4) Liberal17733.8
5) None489.2
6) Other3.6
7) Don’t know/refused5510.5
Missing2386 
TOTAL524100.0
157) [IF RELIGION= 8 “OTHER RELIGION (NOT CHRISTIAN)”] What religion is that? (R_OTHER)
TOTAL%
2) Buddhist139.8
3) Hindu64.5
4) Native American64.5
6) Pagan1.8
7) Wiccan53.8
8) Other9773.5
9) Don’t know/refused43
Missing2779 
TOTAL132100.0
158) Aside from weddings and funerals, how often do you attend religious services: more than once a week, once a week, almost every week, once or twice a month, a few times a year, or never? (ATTEND)
TOTAL%
1) More than once a week40714
2) Once a week63421.8
3) Almost every week1876.4
4) Once or twice a month46215.9
5) A few times a year71024.4
6) Never49116.9
7) Don’t know17.6
8) Refused2.1
TOTAL2910100.0
159) [IF ATTEND= 1 “MORE THAN ONCE A WEEK” OR 2 “ONCE A WEEK” OR 3 “ALMOST EVERY WEEK” OR 4 “ONCE OR TWICE A MONTH” OR 5 “A FEW TIMES A YEAR”]Do you always attend at the same place or do you sometimes attend at other places? (ATTEND2)
TOTAL%
1) Always attend at one place119249.7
2) Sometimes attend at other places120250.1
3) Don’t know4.2
4) Refused10
Missing511 
TOTAL2399100.0
160) [IF ATTEND = 1 “MORE THAN ONCE A WEEK” OR 2 “ONCE A WEEK” OR 3 “ALMOST EVERY WEEK” OR 4 “ONCE OR TWICE A MONTH” OR 5 “A FEW TIMES A YEAR” AND ATTEND2= 2 “SOMETIMES ATTEND AT OTHER PLACES”]Do you attend other places… (ATTEND3)
TOTAL%
1) Quite frequently12410.3
2) Fairly frequently31926.6
3) Fairly infrequently43836.5
4) Quite infrequently31426.1
5) Don’t know6.5
Missing1708 
TOTAL1201100.0
161) [IF ATTEND = 1 “MORE THAN ONCE A WEEK” OR 2 “ONCE A WEEK” OR 3 “ALMOST EVERY WEEK” OR 4 “ONCE OR TWICE A MONTH” OR 5 “A FEW TIMES A YEAR”]Do you hold any leadership positions at your (main) place of worship, such as serving on a committee, serving as an elder or deacon, or teaching a class? (LEADERSH)
TOTAL%
1) Yes42817.8
2) No196882
3) Don’t know3.1
Missing511 
TOTAL2399100.0
162) [IF ATTEND = 1 “MORE THAN ONCE A WEEK” OR 2 “ONCE A WEEK” OR 3 “ALMOST EVERY WEEK” OR 4 “ONCE OR TWICE A MONTH” OR 5 “A FEW TIMES A YEAR”]Are you currently a member at your place of worship? (MEMBER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes160466.9
2) No78932.9
3) Don’t know6.3
Missing511 
TOTAL2399100.0
163) [IF ATTEND = 1 “MORE THAN ONCE A WEEK” OR 2 “ONCE A WEEK” OR 3 “ALMOST EVERY WEEK” OR 4 “ONCE OR TWICE A MONTH” OR 5 “A FEW TIMES A YEAR”]About how many people currently belong to this congregation? (CONG_SIZ)
TOTAL%
1) Fewer than 10037415.6
2) 100-19938616.1
3) 200-29934014.2
4) 300-49930112.5
5) 500-99930512.7
6) 1000-19992098.7
7) 2000 or more27511.5
8) Don’t know2058.5
9) Refused5.2
Missing511 
TOTAL2400100.0
164) [IF ATTEND = 1 “MORE THAN ONCE A WEEK” OR 2 “ONCE A WEEK” OR 3 “ALMOST EVERY WEEK” OR 4 “ONCE OR TWICE A MONTH” OR 5 “A FEW TIMES A YEAR”]Is your congregation located in… (CONG_LOC)
TOTAL%
1) Inner-city area64827
2) Suburban area72530.2
3) Small town or rural area97040.5
4) Other19.8
5) Don’t know341.4
6) Refused2.1
Missing511 
TOTAL2398100.0
165) [IF ATTEND = 1 “MORE THAN ONCE A WEEK” OR 2 “ONCE A WEEK” OR 3 “ALMOST EVERY WEEK” OR 4 “ONCE OR TWICE A MONTH” OR 5 “A FEW TIMES A YEAR”]Does the neighborhood in which your congregation is located have any synagogues, mosques, Hindu temples, or Buddhist temples? (CONG_LO2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes72430.2
2) No151763.2
3) Don’t know1566.5
4) Refused3.1
Missing511 
TOTAL2400100.0
166) [IF ATTEND = 1 “MORE THAN ONCE A WEEK” OR 2 “ONCE A WEEK” OR 3 “ALMOST EVERY WEEK” OR 4 “ONCE OR TWICE A MONTH” OR 5 “A FEW TIMES A YEAR”]How many of your close personal friends belong to your congregation? (CONG_FR)
TOTAL%
1) None43017.9
2) One to five74431
3) Six to ten38215.9
4) Eleven to twenty27311.4
5) More than twenty54122.6
6) Don’t know261.1
7) Refused2.1
Missing511 
TOTAL2398100.0
167) [IF ATTEND = 1 “MORE THAN ONCE A WEEK” OR 2 “ONCE A WEEK” OR 3 “ALMOST EVERY WEEK” OR 4 “ONCE OR TWICE A MONTH” OR 5 “A FEW TIMES A YEAR”] During the past year, have you personally participated in any of the following at your congregation: a class or study group that focused on the beliefs and practices of some other religion besides Christianity or Judaism, such as Islam, Hinduism, or Buddhism? (CNG_STUD)
TOTAL%
1) Yes25210.5
2) No212988.7
3) Don’t know17.7
4) Refused10
Missing511 
TOTAL2399100.0
168) [IF ATTEND = 1 “MORE THAN ONCE A WEEK” OR 2 “ONCE A WEEK” OR 3 “ALMOST EVERY WEEK” OR 4 “ONCE OR TWICE A MONTH” OR 5 “A FEW TIMES A YEAR”] During the past year, have you personally participated in any of the following at your congregation: a worship service or other event at your congregation in which a non-Christian religious leader spoke, such as a Jewish, Muslim, Hindu, or Buddhist leader? (CNG_SPEA)
TOTAL%
1) Yes35915
2) No201684
3) Don’t know231
4) Refused10
Missing511 
TOTAL2399100.0
169) [IF ATTEND = 1 “MORE THAN ONCE A WEEK” OR 2 “ONCE A WEEK” OR 3 “ALMOST EVERY WEEK” OR 4 “ONCE OR TWICE A MONTH” OR 5 “A FEW TIMES A YEAR”] During the past year, have you personally participated in any of the following at your congregation: any program or activity that was specifically concerned with improving relations between Christians and Jews? (CNG_CHJW)
TOTAL%
1) Yes32013.3
2) No205685.7
3) Don’t know22.9
4) Refused10
Missing511 
TOTAL2399100.0
170) [IF ATTEND = 1 “MORE THAN ONCE A WEEK” OR 2 “ONCE A WEEK” OR 3 “ALMOST EVERY WEEK” OR 4 “ONCE OR TWICE A MONTH” OR 5 “A FEW TIMES A YEAR”] During the past year, have you personally participated in any of the following at your congregation: any organized program to tell people of other faiths--such as Muslims, Hindus, or Buddhists--about Jesus? (CNG_TELL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes25010.4
2) No212988.7
3) Don’t know17.7
4) Refused3.1
Missing511 
TOTAL2399100.0
171) [IF ATTEND = 1 “MORE THAN ONCE A WEEK” OR 2 “ONCE A WEEK” OR 3 “ALMOST EVERY WEEK” OR 4 “ONCE OR TWICE A MONTH” OR 5 “A FEW TIMES A YEAR”] During the past year, have you personally participated in any of the following at your congregation: a service program or volunteer activity sponsored by your congregation that also included people who belong to other religions, such as Muslims, Hindus, or Buddhists? (CNG_VOLN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes39316.4
2) No197382.2
3) Don’t know321.3
4) Refused10
Missing511 
TOTAL2399100.0
172) [IF ATTEND = 1 “MORE THAN ONCE A WEEK” OR 2 “ONCE A WEEK” OR 3 “ALMOST EVERY WEEK” OR 4 “ONCE OR TWICE A MONTH” OR 5 “A FEW TIMES A YEAR”] During the past year, have you personally participated in any of the following at your congregation: a meeting at which a missionary or religious leader spoke about efforts to bring Christianity to people in other countries? (CNG_COUN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes102542.7
2) No136056.7
3) Don’t know12.5
4) Refused3.1
Missing511 
TOTAL2400100.0
173) [IF ATTEND = 1 “MORE THAN ONCE A WEEK” OR 2 “ONCE A WEEK” OR 3 “ALMOST EVERY WEEK” OR 4 “ONCE OR TWICE A MONTH” OR 5 “A FEW TIMES A YEAR”] During the past year, have you personally participated in any of the following at your congregation: a class or study group that discussed how to share your faith with others? (CNGSHARE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes86336
2) No152463.6
3) Don’t know10.4
4) Refused10
Missing511 
TOTAL2398100.0
174) How often, if at all, have you attended religious services at each of the following: a Muslim mosque or Islamic center? (ATT_MOSQ)
TOTAL%
1) Never268792.3
2) Once or twice1766
3) Several times311.1
4) Many times13.4
5) Don’t know10
6) Refused2.1
TOTAL2910100.0
175) How often, if at all, have you attended religious services at each of the following: a Hindu temple or center? (ATT_HIND)
TOTAL%
1) Never272493.6
2) Once or twice1495.1
3) Several times18.6
4) Many times15.5
5) Don’t know3.1
6) Refused2.1
TOTAL2911100.0
176) How often, if at all, have you attended religious services at each of the following: a Buddhist temple or center? (ATT_BUDD)
TOTAL%
1) Never262090
2) Once or twice2277.8
3) Several times491.7
4) Many times10.3
5) Don’t know2.1
6) Refused2.1
TOTAL2910100.0
177) How often, if at all, have you attended religious services at each of the following: a Jewish synagogue? (ATT_SYNA)
TOTAL%
1) Never217974.9
2) Once or twice49016.8
3) Several times1605.5
4) Many times752.6
5) Don’t know4.1
6) Refused2.1
TOTAL2910100.0
178) Please tell me how old you are. (AGE)
TOTAL%
18) 18893.1
19) 19682.3
20) 20662.3
21) 21702.4
22) 22702.4
23) 23551.9
24) 24622.1
25) 25722.5
26) 26461.6
27) 27471.6
28) 28421.4
29) 29451.5
30) 30521.8
31) 31602.1
32) 32531.8
33) 33531.8
34) 34391.3
35) 35602.1
36) 36491.7
37) 37521.8
38) 38702.4
39) 39632.2
40) 40832.9
41) 41451.5
42) 42652.2
43) 43572
44) 44762.6
45) 45602.1
46) 46692.4
47) 47662.3
48) 48531.8
49) 49391.3
50) 50612.1
51) 51321.1
52) 52461.6
53) 53311.1
54) 54351.2
55) 55451.5
56) 56411.4
57) 57321.1
58) 58301
59) 59331.1
60) 60451.5
61) 61351.2
62) 62331.1
63) 6327.9
64) 64351.2
65) 6526.9
66) 66321.1
67) 6715.5
68) 68311.1
69) 6924.8
70) 70361.2
71) 7123.8
72) 72321.1
73) 7320.7
74) 7425.9
75) 7516.5
76) 7624.8
77) 7719.7
78) 7817.6
79) 797.2
80) 8019.7
81) 8115.5
82) 8212.4
83) 835.2
84) 848.3
85) 859.3
86) 863.1
87) 876.2
88) 883.1
89) 892.1
90) 9010
91) 913.1
96) 9610
99) Refused21.7
TOTAL2912100.0
179) [IF AGE= 98 “DON'T KNOW” OR 99 “REFUSED”] Can you tell me if your age is between…? (AGERANGE)
TOTAL%
1) 18-2414.5
3) 35-44418.2
4) 45-54418.2
5) 55-6414.5
6) 65 and above313.6
7) Refused940.9
Missing2889 
TOTAL22100.0
180) What is the highest level of education you have completed? (EDUCTION)
TOTAL%
1) Less than high school graduate2378.1
2) High school graduate94132.3
3) Some college95732.9
4) Trade/technical/vocational training1083.7
5) College graduate44715.4
6) Post-graduate work/degree2147.4
7) Don’t know3.1
8) Refused4.1
TOTAL2911100.0
181) [IF EDUCTION= 5 “COLLEGE GRADUATE” OR 6 “POST-GRADUATE WORK/DEGREE"] Did you major in: (COLMAJOR)
TOTAL%
1) Humanities or arts11116.8
2) Social sciences8012.1
3) Science or engineering15323.1
4) Business13820.9
5) Education8613
6) Some other field8713.2
7) Other5.8
8) Don’t know1.2
Missing2250 
TOTAL661100.0
182) How informed are you at present about national and international events? Are you… (INFORMED)
TOTAL%
1) Very well-informed68423.5
2) Fairly well-informed170558.6
3) Not very well-informed39013.4
4) Not well-informed at all1133.9
5) Don’t know15.5
6) Refused3.1
TOTAL2910100.0
183) Are you, yourself, of Hispanic origin or descent, such as Mexican, Puerto Rican, Cuban, or other Spanish background? (HISPANIC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes31210.7
2) No259089
3) Don’t know4.1
4) Refused4.1
TOTAL2910100.0
184) Do you consider yourself to be White, Black or African American, Asian or Pacific Islander, Native American, or some other race? (RACE_2)
TOTAL%
1) White217974.9
2) African American/Black34011.7
3) Asian or Pacific Islander471.6
4) American Indian/Native American531.8
5) Some other race2689.2
6) Don’t know7.2
7) Refused16.5
TOTAL2910100.0
185) Were you born in the United States or in another country? (BORN_US)
TOTAL%
1) United States264290.8
2) Other country2659.1
3) Don’t know10
4) Refused10
TOTAL2909100.0
186) IF [IF BORN_US = 2 “OTHER COUNTRY”] Are you currently a citizen of the United States? (CITIZEN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes15959.8
2) No10439.1
4) Refused31.1
Missing2645 
TOTAL266100.0
187) What is your marital status? (MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Single/never been married85929.5
2) Married143749.4
3) Separated511.8
4) Divorced32511.2
5) Widowed2177.5
6) Living as married13.4
7) Don’t know4.1
8) Refused3.1
TOTAL2909100.0
188) About how many different addresses have you lived at since your 18th birthday--only one, two or three, four or five, between six and ten, or more than ten? (ADDRESS)
TOTAL%
1) Only one30610.5
2) Two or three87630.1
3) Four or five74425.6
4) Between six and ten59520.4
5) More than ten36912.7
6) Don’t know16.5
7) Refused4.1
TOTAL2910100.0
189) How long have you lived at your present address? (ADDRESS2)
TOTAL%
0) 031911
1) 12609
2) 230810.6
3) 32207.6
4) 41515.2
5) 51625.6
6) 61204.1
7) 71143.9
8) 81033.5
9) 9561.9
10) 101465
11) 11491.7
12) 12662.3
13) 13321.1
14) 14471.6
15) 15702.4
16) 16281
17) 17391.3
18) 18441.5
19) 1918.6
20) 20812.8
21) 2122.8
22) 22391.3
23) 2321.7
24) 2421.7
25) 25391.3
26) 2615.5
27) 2716.6
28) 2819.7
29) 296.2
30) 30602.1
31) 317.2
32) 3212.4
33) 3315.5
34) 344.1
35) 3523.8
36) 3614.5
37) 379.3
38) 3811.4
39) 3910
40) 4022.8
41) 415.2
42) 4215.5
43) 435.2
44) 443.1
45) 4510.3
46) 465.2
47) 473.1
48) 484.1
49) 4910
50) 5011.4
51) 5110
52) 523.1
53) 533.1
54) 5410
55) 553.1
56) 5610
57) 5710
58) 5810
59) 5910
60) 602.1
62) 6210
63) 6310
65) 6510
69) 6910
78) 7810
98) Don’t know4.1
99) Refused7.2
TOTAL2904100.0
190) How many of the people in your neighborhood do you know well? Would you say… (NEIGHBOR)
TOTAL%
1) Nobody2317.9
2) Only a few120341.4
3) About a quarter45415.6
4) Half33811.6
5) Almost all66522.9
6) Don’t know13.4
7) Refused5.2
TOTAL2909100.0
191) Would you describe the neighborhood in which you live as being in… (NEIGH_TP)
TOTAL%
1) Inner city area55319
2) Suburban area102735.3
3) Small town or rural area127543.8
4) Other19.7
5) Don’t know311.1
6) Refused5.2
TOTAL2910100.0
192) Are you currently employed full time, part time, temporarily laid off, unemployed, going to school, a homemaker, retired, permanently disabled, or what? (EMPLOYED)
TOTAL%
1) Full time153552.8
2) Part time30510.5
3) Temporarily laid off541.9
4) Unemployed812.8
5) Going to school2037
6) Homemaker1806.2
7) Retired43915.1
8) Disabled933.2
9) Don’t know8.3
10) Refused11.4
TOTAL2909100.0
193) What was the total income of your household last year? Would you say it was… (INCOME)
TOTAL%
1) Less than $10,0002448.4
2) Between $10,000 and $30,00069824
3) $30,000 or more170158.5
4) Don’t know1224.2
5) Refused1455
TOTAL2910100.0
194) [IF INCOME= 1 “LESS THAN $10,000”] Was it… (INC_LT10)
TOTAL%
1) Less than $5,0005623
2) Between $5,000 and $10,00018375
3) Don’t know2.8
4) Refused31.2
Missing2666 
TOTAL244100.0
195) [IF INCOME= 2 “BETWEEN $10,000 AND $30,000”] Was it… (INC10_30)
TOTAL%
1) At least $10,000 but less than $20,00024635.3
2) At least $20,000 but less than $30,00044163.3
3) Don’t know71
4) Refused3.4
Missing2212 
TOTAL697100.0
196) [IF INCOME= 3 “$30,000 OR MORE”] Was it… (INCM_30)
TOTAL%
1) At least $30,000 but less than $40,00035921.1
2) At least $40,000 but less than $50,00032018.8
3) $50,000 or more98057.6
4) Don’t know11.6
5) Refused311.8
Missing1209 
TOTAL1701100.0
197) [IF ABVETHRK= 3 “$50,000 OR MORE”] Was it… (INCM_50)
TOTAL%
1) At least $50,000 but less than $75,00046847.8
2) $75,000 or more49250.2
3) Don’t know111.1
4) Refused9.9
Missing1930 
TOTAL980100.0
198) Have you ever traveled or lived outside the United States? (TRAVELED)
TOTAL%
1) Yes170158.4
2) No120141.3
3) Don’t know4.1
4) Refused5.2
TOTAL2911100.0
199) [IF TRAVELED = 1 “YES”] Have you ever been in a Middle Eastern country, such as Israel or Egypt? (TRV_M_EA)
TOTAL%
1) Yes19311.3
2) No150788.6
3) Don’t know1.1
Missing1209 
TOTAL1701100.0
200) [IF TRAVELED = 1 “YES”] Have you ever been in India, China, Japan, or another part of Asia? (TRV_ASIA)
TOTAL%
1) Yes33019.4
2) No136580.2
3) Don’t know6.4
Missing1209 
TOTAL1701100.0
201) Did either of your parents graduate from college? (PRNTEDUC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, both39813.7
2) Yes, father only2709.3
3) Yes, mother only2277.8
4) No197767.9
5) Don’t know331.1
6) Refused5.2
TOTAL2910100.0
202) Was your mother born in the United States or in another country? (MOTHERUS)
TOTAL%
1) United States248485.3
2) Other country40914.1
3) Don’t know9.3
4) Refused9.3
TOTAL2911100.0
203) Was your father born in the United States or in another country? (FATHERUS)
TOTAL%
1) United States247485
2) Other country41314.2
3) Don’t know14.5
4) Refused10.3
TOTAL2911100.0
204) Are you currently registered to vote? (REGVOTE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes235681
2) No53018.2
3) Don’t know17.6
4) Refused7.2
TOTAL2910100.0
205) In the 2000 presidential election, did you vote? (VOTE2000)
TOTAL%
1) Yes194666.9
2) No94932.6
3) Don’t know7.2
4) Refused8.3
TOTAL2910100.0
206) [IF VOTE2000= 1 “YES”] Who did you vote for? (WHOVOTE)
TOTAL%
1) Al Gore67934.9
2) George Bush94548.6
3) Ralph Nader522.7
4) Someone else583
5) Don’t know482.5
6) Refused1648.4
Missing965 
TOTAL1946100.0
207) Do you, yourself, happen to be involved in any charity or social service activities, such as helping the poor, the sick, or the elderly? (CHARITY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes109537.6
2) No179961.8
3) Don’t know10.3
4) Refused6.2
TOTAL2910100.0
208) Do you currently do any volunteer work at an organization in your community? (VOLNTEER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes92631.8
2) No197167.7
3) Don’t know6.2
4) Refused7.2
TOTAL2910100.0
209) [IF VOLNTEER= 1 “YES”] About how many hours a week, on average, do you spend on this volunteer work? (VOLNTEE2)
TOTAL%
0) 0606.5
1) 113314.3
2) 217318.7
3) 310511.3
4) 4849.1
5) 59510.2
6) 6313.3
7) 7131.4
8) 8444.7
9) 95.5
10) 10616.6
11) 114.4
12) 12131.4
13) 131.1
14) 142.2
15) 15252.7
16) 168.9
17) 171.1
20) 20262.8
24) 243.3
25) 253.3
30) 308.9
35) 351.1
40) 405.5
48) 481.1
50) 502.2
60) 603.3
98) Don’t know121.3
99) Refused5.5
Missing1984 
TOTAL927100.0
210) [IF VOLNTEER= 1 “YES”] Is your volunteering mostly at a religious organization or mostly at some other kind of organization? (VOLN_REL)
TOTAL%
1) Mostly at a religious organization22524.3
2) Mostly at some other kind of organization66571.8
3) Other313.3
4) Don’t know4.4
5) Refused1.1
Missing1984 
TOTAL926100.0
211) Could you please tell me how many adults currently live in your household; that is, people who are age 18 or older? (HH_ADULT)
TOTAL%
1) 172925
2) 2158354.4
3) 339813.7
4) 41354.6
5) 5291
6) 69.3
7) 73.1
9) 910
10) 1010
22) 222.1
98) Don’t know3.1
99) Refused18.6
TOTAL2911100.0
212) How many children under the age of 18 are currently living in your household? (HH_CHILD)
TOTAL%
0) 0169158.1
1) 145015.5
2) 247216.2
3) 31946.7
4) 4612.1
5) 59.3
6) 63.1
7) 72.1
8) 810
9) 93.1
10) 1010
13) 132.1
21) 2110
98) Don’t know10
99) Refused20.7
TOTAL2911100.0
213) Interviewer: Record language that interview was conducted in (LANGUAGE)
TOTAL%
1) English283697.5
2) Spanish742.5
TOTAL2910100.0
214) Weight (WEIGHT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL10.352
215) Reltrad (RELTRAD)
TOTAL%
1) Evangelical84929.7
2) Mainline36612.8
3) Black Protestant1886.6
4) Catholic68924.1
5) Jewish582
6) Other faith2067.2
7) Nonaffiliated50417.6
Missing50 
TOTAL2860100.0
216) Please tell me how old you are. (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-AGE)
TOTAL%
1) 18-2973125.3
2) 30-3955119.1
3) 40-4961321.2
4) 50-6456119.4
5) 65+43215
Missing21 
TOTAL2888100.0
217) What is the highest level of education you have completed? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-EDUC)
TOTAL%
1) Less than high school graduate2378.2
2) High school graduate94132.4
3) Some college95733
4) Trade/technical/vocational training1083.7
5) College graduate44715.4
6) Post-graduate work/degree2147.4
Missing6 
TOTAL2904100.0
218) Respondent’s gender [INTERVIEWER: Ask if not obvious.] (for use with online analysis) (I-GENDER)
TOTAL%
1) Male139848
2) Female151252
TOTAL2910100.0
219) What was the total income of your household last year? Would you say it was… (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-INCOME)
TOTAL%
1) Less than $10,0002448.4
2) Between $10,000 and $30,00069824
3) $30,000 or more170158.5
4) Don’t know/Refused2679.2
TOTAL2910100.0
220) Do you consider yourself to be White, Black or African American, Asian or Pacific Islander, Native American, or some other race? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-RACE)
TOTAL%
1) White217975.5
2) Black34011.8
3) AsianPcIsl471.6
4) NatvAmer531.8
5) OthRace2689.3
Missing23 
TOTAL2887100.0
221) Reltrad (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-RELIGION)
TOTAL%
1) Evangelical84936
2) Mainline36615.5
3) Black Protestant1888
4) Catholic68929.2
5) Jewish582.5
6) Other faith2068.7
Missing554 
TOTAL2356100.0