Muslim American Survey, 2007

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All frequencies weighted by 2) WEIGHT
1) Respondent ID (RESPID)
2) Final Survey Weight (WEIGHT)
3) US Region (REGION)
%
1) Northeast28.9
2) Midwest21.8
3) South31.7
4) West17.6
TOTAL100.0
4) Urbanicity (URBAN)
%
1) Urban area55.5
2) Suburban area43.7
3) Rural area.8
TOTAL100.0
5) Respondent state (and county where available) (FIPSNAME)
6) Population of county is over 200,000 (FIPSOVER)
%
0) No6
1) Yes94
TOTAL100.0
7) Language interview conducted in (LANGUAGE)
%
1) English82.7
2) Arabic11
3) Farsi3.3
4) Urdu3
TOTAL100.0
8) Sex of INTERVIEWER (INTERVIE)
%
1) Male33.7
2) Female66.3
TOTAL100.0
9) Overall, how would you rate your community as a place to live? (Q1)
%
1) Excellent28.7
2) Good44.4
3) Only fair19.7
4) Poor7.2
TOTAL100.0
10) Generally, how would you say things are these days in your life – would you say that you are very happy, pretty happy, or not too happy? (Q2)
%
1) Very happy25.5
2) Pretty happy55.9
3) Not too happy18.6
TOTAL100.0
11) Self-employed or small business owner, does this apply to you, or not? (Q3_1)
%
1) Yes24.3
2) No75.7
TOTAL100.0
12) A subscriber to a daily newspaper, does this apply to you, or not? (Q3_3)
%
1) Yes21.7
2) No78.3
TOTAL100.0
13) A homeowner, does this apply to you, or not? (Q3_5)
%
1) Yes41.1
2) No58.9
TOTAL100.0
14) Ever run for public office, does this apply to you, or not? (Q3_6)
%
1) Yes4.1
2) No95.9
TOTAL100.0
15) Currently enrolled in a college or university class, does this apply to you, or not? (Q3_7)
%
1) Yes22
2) No78
TOTAL100.0
16) What is your religious preference- Protestant, Roman Catholic, Orthodox Christian, Jewish, Muslim, Hindu, Buddhist, or something else? (RELIG)
%
1) Protestant0
2) Roman Catholic0
3) Orthodox Christian0
4) Jewish0
5) Hindu0
6) Muslim100
7) Buddhist0
8) Other religion0
9) No religion, not a believer, atheist, agnostic0
TOTAL100.0
17) Verbatim response to RELIG (RELIG@)
18) Overall, are you satisfied or dissatisfied with the way things are going in this country today? (QA1)
%
1) Satisfied41
2) Dissatisfied59
TOTAL100.0
19) Do you approve or disapprove of the way George W. Bush is handling his job as president? (QB1)
%
1) Approve17.6
2) Disapprove82.4
TOTAL100.0
20) For each pair, tell me whether the first statement or the second statement comes closer to your own views – even if neither is exactly right. (QB2_1)
%
1) The government should do more to protect morality in society64.3
2) I worry the government is getting too involved in the issue of morality32
3) Neither/Both equally3.7
TOTAL100.0
21) For each pair, tell me whether the first statement or the second statement comes closer to your own views – even if neither is exactly right. (QB2_2)
%
1) Immigrants today strengthen the U.S. because of their hard work and talents76.7
2) Immigrants today are a burden on the U.S. because they take our jobs, housing and health care17.3
3) Neither/Both equally5.9
TOTAL100.0
22) For each pair, tell me whether the first statement or the second statement comes closer to your own views – even if neither is exactly right. (QB2_3)
%
1) Most people who want to get ahead can make it if they're willing to work hard71.5
2) Hard work and determination are not guarantee of success for most people26.6
3) Neither/Both equally2
TOTAL100.0
23) For each pair, tell me whether the first statement or the second statement comes closer to your own views – even if neither is exactly right. (QB2_4)
%
1) Homosexuality is a way of life that should be accepted by society28.7
2) Homosexuality is a way of life that should be discouraged by society66.3
3) Neither/Both equally5
TOTAL100.0
24) For each pair, tell me whether the first statement or the second statement comes closer to your own view – even if neither is exactly right. (QB2_5)
%
1) The government should do more to help needy Americans, even if it means going deeper into debt77.7
2) The government today can't afford to do much more to help the needy18.3
3) Neither/Both equally4
TOTAL100.0
25) If you had to choose, would you rather have a smaller government providing fewer services, or a bigger government providing more services? (QB3)
%
1) Smaller government, fewer services22.3
2) Bigger government, more services74.1
3) Depends3.7
TOTAL100.0
26) Do you think the U.S. made the right decision or the wrong decision in using military force in Afghanistan? (QC1)
%
1) Right decision42.4
2) Wrong decision57.6
TOTAL100.0
27) Do you think the U.S. made the right decision or the wrong decision in using military force against Iraq? (QC2)
%
1) Right decision13.8
2) Wrong decision86.2
TOTAL100.0
28) In your own words, what do you think are the most important problems facing Muslims living in the United States today? (QD1)
%
1) Answer given88.3
8) None/No problem11.7
TOTAL100.0
29) First response to QD1 collapsed to common themes by researchers (QD1OE_1)
%
0) No problem19.8
10) Discrimination/racism/Prejudice18.9
15) Not treated fairly/Harassment5.2
20) Stereotyping/Generalizing about all Muslims11
25) Hatred/Fear/Distrust of Muslims1.8
30) Ignorance/Misconceptions of Islam12.4
35) Viewed as terrorists9.9
40) Negative media portrayals3.4
45) Lack of representation/Community involvement1
50) Religious/Cultural problems4.9
60) Jobs/Financial problems1.6
80) Radical Islam/Fundamentalists/Extremists1.9
90) War/U.S. foreign policy2.5
101) Other5.7
TOTAL100.0
30) Second response to QD1 collapsed to common themes by researchers (QD1OE_2)
%
0) No problem0
10) Discrimination/racism/Prejudice5.3
15) Not treated fairly/Harassment1.8
20) Stereotyping/Generalizing about all Muslims8.6
25) Hatred/Fear/Distrust of Muslims2.8
30) Ignorance/Misconceptions of Islam17.2
35) Viewed as terrorists30.8
40) Negative media portrayals22.9
45) Lack of representation/Community involvement.2
50) Religious/Cultural problems.2
60) Jobs/Financial problems2.2
80) Radical Islam/Fundamentalists/Extremists5.4
90) War/U.S. foreign policy2.5
101) Other0
TOTAL100.0
31) Third response to QD1 collapsed to common themes by researchers (QD1OE_3)
%
0) No problem0
10) Discrimination/racism/Prejudice0
15) Not treated fairly/Harassment22.6
20) Stereotyping/Generalizing about all Muslims7.7
25) Hatred/Fear/Distrust of Muslims0
30) Ignorance/Misconceptions of Islam3.7
35) Viewed as terrorists47.3
40) Negative media portrayals8.5
45) Lack of representation/Community involvement0
50) Religious/Cultural problems0
60) Jobs/Financial problems10.2
80) Radical Islam/Fundamentalists/Extremists0
90) War/U.S. foreign policy0
101) Other0
TOTAL100.0
32) Since the 9/11 terrorist attacks, has it become more difficult to be a Muslim in the U.S., or hasn't it changed very much? (QD8)
%
1) Has become more difficult to be a Muslim in the U.S. since 9/1156
2) Hasn't changed much42.6
3) Has become easier to be a Muslim in the US1.4
TOTAL100.0
33) How many of your close friends are Muslims? (QD2)
%
1) All of them12.6
2) Most of them35.2
3) Some of them40.7
4) Hardly any of them10.1
5) None of them1.4
TOTAL100.0
34) Do you think that coverage of Islam and Muslims by American news organizations is generally fair or unfair? (QD3)
%
1) Fair28.9
2) Unfair63.7
3) Depends7.4
TOTAL100.0
35) Do you think there is a natural conflict between being a devout Muslim and living in a modern society, or don't you think so? (QD4)
%
1) Yes, there is a conflict33.3
2) No, don't think so66.7
TOTAL100.0
36) Which comes closer to your view? (QD5)
%
1) Muslims coming to the U.S. today should mostly adopt American customs and ways of life47.6
2) Muslims coming to the U.S. today should mostly try to remain distinct from the larger American society28.9
3) Both17.8
4) Neither5.8
TOTAL100.0
37) How worried are you about not being hired for a job or promoted because of your religion? (QD6_1)
%
1) Very worried19.5
2) Somewhat worried18.2
3) Not too worried18.7
4) Not at all worried43.7
TOTAL100.0
38) How worried are you about your telephone calls and e-mails being monitored by the government because of your religion? (QD6_2)
%
1) Very worried19
2) Somewhat worried13.2
3) Not too worried17.7
4) Not at all worried50
TOTAL100.0
39) How worried are you that women who wear the headcover or hijab in public will be treated poorly because it identifies them as Muslim? (QD6_3)
%
1) Very worried22.7
2) Somewhat worried30.5
3) Not too worried21.2
4) Not at all worried25.6
TOTAL100.0
40) Do you personally think it is okay or not okay for a Muslim to marry someone who is not a Muslim? (QD7)
%
1) Okay for a Muslim to marry someone who is not a Muslim64.2
2) Not okay for a Muslim to marry someone who is not a Muslim24.3
3) Depends11.5
TOTAL100.0
41) On the whole, do you think that Muslims in the U.S. are becoming more religions, less religious, or is this not changing very much? (QD9)
%
1) Muslims in the U.S. are becoming more religious33.5
2) Muslims in the U.S. are becoming less religious18.9
3) Not changing very much47.6
TOTAL100.0
42) All in all, do you think this is a good thing or a bad thing – or does it not matter very much? (QD10)
%
1) Good thing51.8
2) Bad thing27.2
3) Doesn't matter very much21
TOTAL100.0
43) In the past twelve months, have people acted as if they are suspicious of you because you are a Muslim, or not? (QD11_1)
%
1) Yes25.9
2) No74.1
TOTAL100.0
44) In the past twelve months, has someone expressed support for you because you are a Muslim, or not? (QD11_2)
%
1) Yes32.7
2) No67.3
TOTAL100.0
45) In the past twelve months, have you been called offensive names because you are a Muslim, or not? (QD11_3)
%
1) Yes15.2
2) No84.8
TOTAL100.0
46) In the past twelve months, have you been singled out by airport security because you are a Muslim, or not? (QD11_4)
%
1) Yes18.1
2) No81.9
TOTAL100.0
47) And is that because it hasn't happened or because you haven't taken a trip by airplane in the past twelve months because you are a Muslim, or not? (Asked only of respondents who reported No to AIRPORT) (Q11DD_4)
%
1) Because it hasn't happened50.6
2) Haven't taken a trip by airplane in the past twelve months49.4
TOTAL100.0
48) In the past twelve months, have you been singled out by (other) law enforcement officers because you are a Muslim, or not? (QD11_5)
%
1) Yes8.7
2) No91.3
TOTAL100.0
49) In the past twelve months, have you been physically threatened or attacked because you are a Muslim, or not? (QD11_6)
%
1) Yes3.9
2) No96.1
TOTAL100.0
50) And thinking more generally- not just about the past 12 months- have you ever been the victim of discrimination as a Muslim living in the Untied States? (QD12)
%
1) Yes, have been the victim of discrimination25.8
2) No, have not been the victim of discrimination74.2
TOTAL100.0
51) On average, how often do you attend the mosque or Islamic center for salah and Jum'ah prayer? (QE1)
%
1) More than once a week17
2) Once a week for Jum'ah prayer22.6
3) Once or twice a month7.8
4) A few times a year, especially for the Eid18
5) Seldom16.1
6) Never18.5
TOTAL100.0
52) And outside of salah and Jum'ah prayer, do you take part in any other social or religious activities at the mosque or Islamic center? (QE2)
%
1) Yes30.3
2) No69.7
TOTAL100.0
53) How important is religion in your life- very important, somewhat important, not too important, or not at all important? (QE3)
%
1) Very important72.3
2) Somewhat important18.5
3) Not too important5.5
4) Not at all important3.7
TOTAL100.0
54) Which comes closest to your view? (QE4)
%
1) The Koran is the word of God90.1
2) The Koran is a book written by men and is not the word of God8.8
3) Other1
TOTAL100.0
55) And would you say that…? (QE5)
%
1) The Koran is to be taken literally, word for word64.3
2) That not everything in the Koran should be taken literally, word for word31.2
3) Other4.5
TOTAL100.0
56) Concerning daily salah or prayer, do you, in general, pray all five salah daily, make some of the five salah daily, occasionally make salah, only make Eid prayers, or do you never pray? (QE6)
%
1) Pray all five salah41.6
2) Make some of the five salah daily19.9
3) Occasionally make salad20.5
4) Only make Eid prayers5.9
5) Never pray12.1
TOTAL100.0
57) Overall, are you satisfied or dissatisfied with the quality of mosques available to you where you live? (QE7)
%
1) Satisfied80.1
2) Dissatisfied16.3
3) No mosques nearby3.5
TOTAL100.0
58) In your opinion, should mosques keep out of political matters- or should they express their views on day-to-day social and political questions? (QE8)
%
1) Should keep out53
2) Should express views47
TOTAL100.0
59) Which statement comes closest to your view? (QE9)
%
1) There is only one true way to interpret the teachings of Islam35
2) There is more than one true way to interpret the teachings of Islam63.2
3) Other1.8
TOTAL100.0
60) Is giving charity, or zakat very important to you, somewhat important, not too important, or not all important? (QE10_1)
%
1) Very important78
2) Somewhat important14.2
3) Not too important2.8
4) Not at all important5
TOTAL100.0
61) Is fasting during Ramadan very important to you, somewhat important, not too important, or not at all important? (QE10_2)
%
1) Very important78.4
2) Somewhat important11.1
3) Not too important4.7
4) Not at all important5.8
TOTAL100.0
62) Is undertaking a pilgrimage to Mecca very important to you, somewhat important, not too important, or not at all important? (QE10_3)
%
1) Very important64.3
2) Somewhat important21.3
3) Not too important7.9
4) Not at all important6.5
TOTAL100.0
63) Is reading or listening to Koran daily very important to you, somewhat important to you, not too important to you, or not at all important? (QE10_4)
%
1) Very important58.8
2) Somewhat important23.8
3) Not too important to you10.6
4) Not at all important6.8
TOTAL100.0
64) Do you believe in One God, Allah, or not? (QE11_1)
%
1) Yes, believe97.5
2) No, do not believe2.5
TOTAL100.0
65) Do you believe in the Prophet Muhammad, or not? (QE11_2)
%
1) Yes, believe97
2) No, do not believe3
TOTAL100.0
66) Do you believe in Day of Judgment, or not? (QE11_5)
%
1) Yes, believe92.4
2) No, do not believe7.6
TOTAL100.0
67) Do you believe in Angels, or not? (QE11_6)
%
1) Yes, believe88.9
2) No, do not believe11.1
TOTAL100.0
68) Do you think of yourself first as an American or first as a Muslim? (QE12)
%
1) American28.7
2) Muslim47.2
3) Both equally18.6
4) Neither3.1
5) Other2.4
TOTAL100.0
69) Have you always been a Muslim, or not? (QE13)
%
1) Yes77.2
2) No22.8
TOTAL100.0
70) [IF QE13 IS "NO"] What were you before? (QE14)
%
1) Protestant (including Baptist, Lutheran, Methodist, Presbyterian, Episcopalian, Pentecostal, Jehovah's Witness, Church of Christ, etc.)68.5
2) Roman Catholic9.7
8) Other religion6.3
9) No religion, not a believer, atheist, agnostic15.5
TOTAL100.0
71) How old were you when you became a Muslim? (Asked only of converts)D (QE15)
%
1) 0-95.3
2) 10-1937.1
3) 20-2929.8
4) 30-3916.5
5) 40-496.5
6) 50-593.9
7) 60 or older.7
99) 99.2
TOTAL100.0
72) And what was the main reason that you converted to Islam? (Asked only of converts) (Q16)
%
1) Answer given100
TOTAL100.0
73) Answers to REASON collapsed to common themes by researchers (QE16OE)
%
1) Religious beliefs & practices59.5
2) Family/Marriage18.6
3) Other22
TOTAL100.0
74) How concerned, if at all, are you about the rise of Islamic extremism around the world these days? (QF1)
%
1) Very concerned54.2
2) Somewhat concerned26.3
3) Not too concerned9.5
4) Not at all concerned10
TOTAL100.0
75) How concerned, if at all, are you about the possible rise of Islamic extremism in the U.S.? (QF2)
%
1) Very concerned37.8
2) Somewhat concerned26.5
3) Not too concerned14.5
4) Not at all concerned21.1
TOTAL100.0
76) OVerall, do you think that the quality of life for Muslim women in the U.S. is better, worse, or about the same as the quality of life for women in most Muslim countries? (QG1)
%
1) Better68
2) Worse7.2
3) About the same24.8
TOTAL100.0
77) Do you think that the Islamic religion treats men and women equally well, or does it treat one better than the other? (QG2)
%
1) The Islamic religion treats men and women equally well73
2) Treats men better than women24.1
3) Treats women better than men2.8
TOTAL100.0
78) When men and women pray in a mosque, do you think that… ? (QG3)
%
1) Women should be separate from men, in another area of the mosque or behind a curtain49.2
2) Women should pray behind men, with no curtain24.3
3) Women should pray in an area alongside men, with no curtain21.9
4) Other4.7
TOTAL100.0
79) When you are out in public, how often do you wear the headcover or hijab? Do you wear it all the time, most of the time, only some of the time, or never? (Only asked of women) (QG4)
%
1) All the time38.6
2) Most of the time5
3) Only some of the time8.3
4) Never48.1
TOTAL100.0
80) Some people think that suicide bombing and other forms of violence against civilian targets are justified in order to defend Islam from its enemies. Other people believe that, no matter what the reason, this kind of violence is never justified. Do you personally feel that this kind of violence is often justified to defend Islam, sometimes justified, rarely justified, or never justified? (QH1)
%
1) Often justified1.8
2) Sometimes justified7.4
3) Rarely justified5.4
4) Never justified85.4
TOTAL100.0
81) Who do you think might have been responsible for the attacks of 9/11? (verbatim responses collapsed to common themes by researchers) (QH3AOE)
%
1) Arabs40
10) U.S. Government conspiracy/President Bush6.4
20) Osama/Terrorists0
30) Israel/Jews1.4
40) Others/Non-Muslims1.4
50) Crazy/Misguided people.9
99) 9931.6
101) Don't know but Arabs not responsible18.3
TOTAL100.0
82) Do you think the U.S.-led war on terrorism is a sincere effort to reduce international terrorism or don't you believe that? (QH4)
%
1) Sincere effort31.7
2) Don't believe that66.1
3) Both2.1
TOTAL100.0
83) And which statement comes closest to your opinion? (QH4A)
%
1) A way can be found for the state of Israel to exist so that the rights and needs of the Palestinian people are taken care of78.8
2) The rights and needs of the Palestinian people cannot be taken care of as long as the state of Israel exists21.2
TOTAL100.0
84) Overall, do you have a favorable or unfavorable opinion of Al Qaeda? (QH5)
%
1) Very favorable1
2) Somewhat favorable4.9
3) Somewhat unfavorable13.5
4) Very unfavorable80.6
TOTAL100.0
85) Do you think that the government's anti-terrorism policies single out Muslims in the U.S. for increased surveillance and monitoring, or don't you think so? (QH6)
%
1) Yes, think government singles out Muslims for increased surveillance and monitoring63.3
2) No, don't think so36.7
TOTAL100.0
86) [IF "YES" ANTI] And how much does this bother you? (QH7)
%
1) A lot39.8
2) Some34.1
3) Not much9.7
4) Not at all16.4
TOTAL100.0
87) Sex (SEX)
%
1) Male51.9
2) Female48.1
TOTAL100.0
88) What is your age? (AGE)
%
18) 183.3
19) 192.9
20) 202.2
21) 211.5
22) 223
23) 232.6
24) 24.9
25) 251.9
26) 262
27) 274.1
28) 282.2
29) 292.6
30) 302.4
31) 312.2
32) 322.8
33) 333
34) 344.7
35) 351.6
36) 362.8
37) 372.6
38) 382.9
39) 391.1
40) 404.5
41) 411.8
42) 422.1
43) 431.4
44) 441.4
45) 453.6
46) 462.1
47) 471.3
48) 481.5
49) 492.6
50) 502.3
51) 511.7
52) 521.6
53) 53.9
54) 542.6
55) 551.3
56) 561.8
57) 57.4
58) 58.7
59) 59.8
60) 602.1
61) 61.2
62) 62.3
63) 63.2
64) 64.7
65) 65.9
66) 66.1
67) 67.3
68) 68.5
69) 69.2
70) 701.2
71) 710
72) 72.1
73) 73.3
74) 74.1
75) 75.3
77) 77.1
80) 80.1
84) 840
86) 86.2
87) 87.4
88) 880
97) 97 or older0
TOTAL100.0
89) What is the last grade or class that you completed in school? (EDUC)
%
1) None, or grade 1-86.6
2) High school incomplete (grades 9-11)14.2
3) High school graduate (grade 12 or GED)29.9
4) Technical, trade, or vocational school2.1
5) Some college, no 4-year degree (including AA degree)22.7
6) College graduate (BS, BA, or other 4-year degree)14.5
7) Post-graduate training or professional schooling after college (e.g.,toward a master's Degree or Ph.D., law or medical school)9.9
TOTAL100.0
90) Are you, yourself, of Hispanic origin or descent, such as Mexican, Puerto Rican, Cuban, or some other Spanish background? (HISP)
%
1) Yes, Hispanic3.7
2) Not Hispanic96.3
TOTAL100.0
91) What is your race? (RACE)
%
1) White38.5
2) Black25.6
3) Asian20.1
4) Other or mixed race15.8
TOTAL100.0
92) In what country were you born? (BIRTH)
%
1) U.S.34
2) Other62
99) 994.1
TOTAL100.0
93) [IF "OTHER" BIRTH] In what country were you born? (BIRTHPLC)
%
1) USA35.7
2) Pakistan7.9
3) Iran7.7
4) Arab region (excluding Iran)19.8
5) South Asia (excluding Pakistan)10.6
6) Europe6.3
7) Africa (excluding Egypt)9.9
8) Other1.9
TOTAL100.0
94) [IF "OTHER" BIRTH] What would you say is the main reason you came to the United States? (QZ1)
%
1) Educational opportunities26.5
2) Economic opportunities24.9
3) Conflict of persecution in your home country20.9
4) For family reasons24.5
5) Some other reason3.3
TOTAL100.0
95) [IF "U.S." BIRTH] In what country was your father born? (FATHR)
%
1) U.S.80.4
2) Other19.3
99) 99.4
TOTAL100.0
96) Dad's place of birth (BIRTHPLF)
%
1) USA81.6
2) Pakistan2
3) Iran.2
4) Arab region (excluding Iran)9.6
5) South Asia (excluding Pakistan)1.8
6) Europe2
7) Africa (excluding Egypt)1.2
8) Other1.5
TOTAL100.0
97) [IF "U.S." BIRTH] In what country was your father born? (MOTHR)
%
1) U.S.82.3
2) Other17.5
99) 99.2
TOTAL100.0
98) Mother's place of birth (BIRTHPLM)
%
1) USA82.6
2) Pakistan1.1
3) Iran.2
4) Arab region (excluding Iran)7
5) South Asia (excluding Pakistan)1.6
6) Europe3
7) Africa (excluding Egypt)1.1
8) Other3.3
TOTAL100.0
99) [IF "OTHER" BIRTH] Are you currently a citizen of the United States, or not? (CITIZEN)
%
1) Yes65.2
2) No34.8
TOTAL100.0
100) Are you married, divorced, separated, widowed, or never been married? (MARITAL)
%
1) Married59.9
2) Divorced5.7
3) Separated3.1
4) Widowed2.8
5) Never been married28.5
TOTAL100.0
101) Are you Shi'a, Sunni, or another tradition? (QZ2)
%
1) Shi'a17.1
2) Sunni53.6
3) Muslim, non-specific5.8
4) Another tradition23.5
TOTAL100.0
102) How would you rate your own personal financial situation? (QZ2A)
%
1) Excellent shape8.9
2) Good shape36
3) Only fair shape38.9
4) Poor shape16.2
TOTAL100.0
103) Last year, that is in 2006, was your total family income from all sources before taxes…? (INCOMESU)
%
1) Less than $10,0004.4
2) 10 to under $20,00012.4
3) 20 to under $30,00017.9
4) 30 to under $40,00015.8
5) 40 to under $50,0007.7
6) 50 to under $75,00015.2
7) 75 to under $100,00010.4
8) 100 to under $150,0009.6
9) $150,000 or more6.6
TOTAL100.0
104) [IF "YES" CITIZEN] These days, many people are so busy they can't find time to register to vote, or move around so often they don't get a chance to re-register. Are you now registered to vote in your precinct or election district or haven't you been able to register so far? (REGIST)
%
1) Yes, registered69
2) No, not registered31
TOTAL100.0
105) [IF "Yes" REGIST] Are you absolutely certain that you are registered to vote, or is there a chance that your registration has lapsed because you moved or for some other reason? (REGICER)
%
1) Absolutely certain96.2
2) Chance registration has lapsed3.8
TOTAL100.0
106) In politics today, do you consider yourself a Republican, Democrat, or Independent? (PARTY)
%
1) Republican8.7
2) Democrat43
3) Independent39.6
4) No preference7.7
5) Other party.9
TOTAL100.0
107) [IF "INDEPENDENT", "NO PREFERENcE" "OTHER PARTY"] As of today do you lean more to the Republican Party or more to the Democratic Party? (PARTYLN)
%
1) Lean Republican13.1
2) Lean Democrat86.9
TOTAL100.0
108) In general, would you describe your political views as… (IDEO)
%
1) Very conservative3.2
2) Conservative19.3
3) Moderate46.5
4) Liberal20.6
5) Very liberal10.4
TOTAL100.0
109) [IF "U.S." BIRTH AND "YES" CITIZEN] In the 2004 presidential election between George W. Bush and John Kerry, did things come up that kept your from voting, or did you happen to vote? (PVOTA)
%
1) Yes, voted59.3
2) No, didn't vote39.4
8) Don't remember if voted1.3
TOTAL100.0
110) [IF "YES" PVOTA] Did you vote for Bush, Kerry or someone else? (PVOTB)
%
1) Voted for Bush14.8
2) Voted for Kerry74.1
3) Other candidate8.9
4) Don't remember which candidate voted for2.1
TOTAL100.0
111) Are you now employed full-time or not employed? (EMPLOY)
%
1) Full-time40.7
2) Part-time16.4
3) Not employed42.8
TOTAL100.0
112) [IF "OTHER" BIRTH] In what year did you come to live in the U.S.? (QZ4)
%
1) 1923-197916.2
2) 1980-198923.4
3) 1990-200037.1
4) 2001-20027
5) 2003-200716.4
TOTAL100.0
113) Including yourself, how many adults 18 years of age or older live in your household? (HHADULTS)
114) Including yourself, how many of these adults are Muslim females? (FEMALEMU)
%
0) 016.6
1) 155.5
2) 221.5
3) 3 or more6.4
TOTAL100.0
115) Including yourself, how many of these adults are Muslim males? (MALEMUS)
%
0) 05.9
1) 163.5
2) 220.1
3) 3 or more10.4
TOTAL100.0
116) How many children under the age of 18 live in your household? (HHCHILD)
%
0) 035.9
1) 122.3
2) 220
3) 3 or more21.8
TOTAL100.0
117) And is this child Muslim? (Asked if only one child under 18 in HH) (CHILDMUS)
%
1) Yes76.3
2) No23.7
TOTAL100.0
118) And how many of the children in your household are Muslim? (Asked if more than one child in HH) (CHILDMU)
119) We would be glad to send you a copy of our survey report later this spring if you are interested. Would you like for us to send you a copy of the report? (REPORT)
%
1) Yes26.6
2) No73.4
TOTAL100.0
120) As a token of our appreciation, we would like to send you a check for $25. Would it be okay to do this? (INCENTIV)
%
1) Yes79.2
2) No20.8
TOTAL100.0