Northern Ireland Life and Times Survey, 1998 - Religious Observance Module

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All frequencies weighted by 79) WTFACTOR
1) Respondent Number (V2)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL818938.80525.50
2) If you were to consider your life in general these days, how happy or unhappy would you say you are, on the whole? (RUHAPPY)
TOTAL%
1) Very happy31738.8
2) Fairly happy44754.6
3) Not very happy364.4
4) Not at all happy81
8) Can't choose101.2
TOTAL818100.0
3) On the whole, do you think it should or should not be the government's responsibility to provide a job for everyone who wants one? (GOVRESP1)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely should be31238.1
2) Probably should be33841.3
3) Probably should not be9411.5
4) Definitely should not be374.5
8) Can't choose384.6
TOTAL819100.0
4) On the whole, do you think it should or should not be the government's responsibility to reduce income differences between the rich and poor? (GOVRESP7)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely should be33140.4
2) Probably should be30937.7
3) Probably should not be627.6
4) Definitely should not be313.8
8) Can't choose8610.5
TOTAL819100.0
5) Do you think it is wrong or not wrong if a man and a woman have sexual relations before marriage? (SEXBFMAR)
TOTAL%
1) Always wrong18222.2
2) Almost always wrong718.7
3) Wrong only sometimes12915.7
4) Not wrong at all38847.3
8) Can't choose506.1
TOTAL820100.0
6) What about a married person having sexual relations with someone other than his or her wife or husband? Is it . . . ? (ADULTERY)
TOTAL%
1) Always wrong56569
2) Almost always wrong13015.9
3) Wrong only sometimes607.3
4) Not wrong at all313.8
8) Can't choose334
TOTAL819100.0
7) And what about sexual relations between two adults of the same sex? Is it . . .? (SEXHOMO)
TOTAL%
1) Always wrong47457.9
2) Almost always wrong587.1
3) Wrong only sometimes556.7
4) Not wrong at all12114.8
8) Can't choose11013.4
TOTAL818100.0
8) Do you personally think it is wrong or not wrong for a woman to have an abortion if there is a serious defect in the baby? (ABORWRGA)
TOTAL%
1) Always wrong19123.3
2) Almost always wrong9411.5
3) Wrong only sometimes13516.5
4) Not wrong at all30637.4
8) Can't choose9311.4
TOTAL819100.0
9) Do you personally think it is wrong or not wrong for a woman to have an abortion if the family has a very low income and cannot afford any more children? (ABORWRGB)
TOTAL%
1) Always wrong35343.1
2) Almost always wrong12315
3) Wrong only sometimes10212.5
4) Not wrong at all11413.9
8) Can't choose12715.5
TOTAL819100.0
10) Do you agree or disagree that a husband's job is to earn money, [and that] a wife's job is to look after the home and family? (SEXROLE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree9611.7
2) Agree13816.8
3) Neither agree nor disagree15518.9
4) Disagree26932.8
5) Strongly disagree14818.1
8) Can't choose131.6
TOTAL819100.0
11) Do you agree or disagree that all in all, family life suffers when the woman has a full-time job? (WWFAMSUF)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree799.6
2) Agree20124.5
3) Neither agree nor disagree15118.4
4) Disagree25330.9
5) Strongly disagree9111.1
8) Can't choose445.4
TOTAL819100.0
12) Do you agree or disagree that it is all right for a couple to live together without intending to get married? (MARVIE11)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree12615.4
2) Agree28134.4
3) Neither agree nor disagree13816.9
4) Disagree15619.1
5) Strongly disagree819.9
8) Can't choose364.4
TOTAL818100.0
13) Do you agree or disagree that it is a good idea for a couple who intend to get married to live together first? (MARVIE12)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree14517.7
2) Agree25831.5
3) Neither agree nor disagree16520.1
4) Disagree12515.3
5) Strongly disagree759.2
8) Can't choose516.2
TOTAL819100.0
14) Do you feel it is wrong or not wrong if a taxpayer does not report all of his or her income in order to pay less income tax? (TAXCHEAT)
TOTAL%
1) Not wrong536.5
2) A bit wrong18522.6
3) Wrong36644.7
4) Seriously wrong16019.5
8) Can't choose556.7
TOTAL819100.0
15) Do you feel it is wrong or not wrong if a person gives the government incorrect information about themselves to get government benefits that they are not entitled to? (BENCHEAT)
TOTAL%
1) Not wrong212.6
2) A bit wrong8710.6
3) Wrong33641.1
4) Seriously wrong32940.2
8) Can't choose455.5
TOTAL818100.0
16) How often do you think that people would try to take advantage of you if they got the chance and how often would they try to be fair? (PEOPADVT)
TOTAL%
1) Try to take advantage almost all of the time607.3
2) Try to take advantage most of the time17821.8
3) Try to be fair most of the time39848.7
4) Try to be fair almost all of the time10212.5
8) Can't choose809.8
TOTAL818100.0
17) Generally speaking, would you say that people can be trusted or that you can't be too careful in dealing with people? (PEOPTRST)
TOTAL%
1) People can almost always be trusted313.8
2) People can usually be trusted35743.6
3) You usually can't be too careful in dealing with people33140.5
4) You almost always can't be too careful in dealing with people647.8
8) Can't choose354.3
TOTAL818100.0
18) How much confidence do you have in Parliament at Westminster? (PARLCONF)
TOTAL%
1) Complete confidence131.6
2) Great deal of confidence698.4
3) Some confidence36844.9
4) Very little confidence22527.5
5) No confidence at all8610.5
8) Can't choose587.1
TOTAL819100.0
19) How much confidence do you have in business and industry? (BUSCONF)
TOTAL%
1) Complete confidence6.7
2) Great deal of confidence13216.1
3) Some confidence44854.8
4) Very little confidence12315
5) No confidence at all313.8
8) Can't choose789.5
TOTAL818100.0
20) How much confidence do you have in churches and religious organisations? (CHCHCONF)
TOTAL%
1) Complete confidence536.5
2) Great deal of confidence21426.1
3) Some confidence32339.4
4) Very little confidence12515.2
5) No confidence at all698.4
8) Can't choose364.4
TOTAL820100.0
21) How much confidence do you have in courts and the legal system? (CORTCONF)
TOTAL%
1) Complete confidence283.4
2) Great deal of confidence17621.5
3) Some confidence37145.4
4) Very little confidence12315
5) No confidence at all657.9
8) Can't choose556.7
TOTAL818100.0
22) How much confidence do you have in schools and the educational system? (SCHLCONF)
TOTAL%
1) Complete confidence779.4
2) Great deal of confidence36744.8
3) Some confidence30036.6
4) Very little confidence273.3
5) No confidence at all151.8
8) Can't choose334
TOTAL819100.0
23) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement: Religious leaders should not try to influence how people vote in elections. (RLGINFVT)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree30036.6
2) Agree29235.7
3) Neither agree nor disagree10212.5
4) Disagree779.4
5) Strongly disagree202.4
8) Can't choose283.4
TOTAL819100.0
24) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement: Religious leaders should not try to influence government decisions. (RLGINFGV)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree24930.4
2) Agree27233.3
3) Neither agree nor disagree12014.7
4) Disagree11814.4
5) Strongly disagree212.6
8) Can't choose384.6
TOTAL818100.0
25) Please consider the following statement and tell me whether you agree or disagree: Overall, modern science does more harm than good. (SCIEHARM)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree283.4
2) Agree12415.2
3) Neither agree nor disagree20224.7
4) Disagree32139.2
5) Strongly disagree819.9
8) Can't choose627.6
TOTAL818100.0
26) Please consider the following statement and tell me whether you agree or disagree: We trust too much in science and not enough in religious faith. (SCIETRST)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree708.5
2) Agree20825.4
3) Neither agree nor disagree20825.4
4) Disagree20725.3
5) Strongly disagree607.3
8) Can't choose668.1
TOTAL819100.0
27) And do you agree or disagree with the following statement: Looking around the world, religions bring more conflict than peace. (RELPROB1)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree18823
2) Agree36744.8
3) Neither agree nor disagree11614.2
4) Disagree11013.4
5) Strongly disagree131.6
8) Can't choose253.1
TOTAL819100.0
28) And do you agree or disagree with the following statement: People with very strong religious beliefs are often too intolerant of others. (RELPROB2)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree22327.3
2) Agree39648.4
3) Neither agree nor disagree9812
4) Disagree637.7
5) Strongly disagree3.4
8) Can't choose354.3
TOTAL818100.0
29) And do you agree or disagree with the following statement: Northern Ireland would be a better country if religion had less influence. (RELPROB3)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree26432.2
2) Agree33641
3) Neither agree nor disagree8810.7
4) Disagree8210
5) Strongly disagree172.1
8) Can't choose323.9
TOTAL819100.0
30) During the last twelve months, did you do volunteer work in the following area: Political activities (helping political parties, political movements, election campaigns, etc.) [See Note 1: Voluntary Activity coding in the ARDA Summary file for coding strategy and definition of voluntary activity.] (VOLACT1)
TOTAL%
1) No77894.9
2) Yes, once or twice253
3) Yes, three to five times7.9
4) Yes, six or more times4.5
8) Can't choose6.7
TOTAL820100.0
31) During the last twelve months, did you do volunteer work in the following area: Charitable activities (helping the sick, elderly, poor, etc.) [See Note 1: Voluntary Activity Coding in the ARDA Summary file for coding strategy and definition of voluntary activity.] (VOLACT2)
TOTAL%
1) No61675.2
2) Yes, once or twice11814.4
3) Yes, three to five times283.4
4) Yes, six or more times506.1
8) Can't choose7.9
TOTAL819100.0
32) During the last twelve months, did you do volunteer work in the following area: Religious and church-related activities (helping churches and religious groups) [See Note 1: Voluntary Activity Coding in the ARDA Summary file for coding strategy and definition of voluntary activity.] (VOLACT3)
TOTAL%
1) No64779
2) Yes, once or twice8310.1
3) Yes, three to five times253.1
4) Yes, six or more times587.1
8) Can't choose6.7
TOTAL819100.0
33) During the last twelve months, did you do volunteer work in the following area: Any other kind of voluntary activities [See Note 1: Voluntary Activity coding in the ARDA Summary file for Coding strategy and definition of voluntary activity.] (VOLACT4)
TOTAL%
1) No67582.4
2) Yes, once or twice789.5
3) Yes, three to five times101.2
4) Yes, six or more times435.3
8) Can't choose131.6
TOTAL819100.0
34) Do you think that churches and religious organisations in this country have too much or too little power? (CHCHPOWR)
TOTAL%
1) Far too much power9211.2
2) Too much power22127
3) About the right amount of power34141.7
4) Too little power546.6
5) Far too little power81
8) Can't choose10212.5
TOTAL818100.0
35) Please choose which statement below comes closest to expressing what you believe about God. (GODBELF1)
TOTAL%
1) I don't believe in God.293.5
2) I don't know whether there is a God and I don't believe there is any way to find out.334
3) I don't believe in a personal God, but I do believe in a Higher Power of some kind.526.3
4) I find myself believing in God some of the time but not at others.8310.1
5) While I have doubts, I feel that I do believe in God.20324.8
6) I know God really exists, and I have no doubts about it.41350.4
8) Can't choose6.7
TOTAL819100.0
36) Which best describes your beliefs about God? (GODBELF2)
TOTAL%
1) I don't believe in God now, and I never have.334
2) I don't believe in God now, but I used to.475.7
3) I believe in God now, but I didn't used to.475.7
4) I believe in God now, and I always have.58571.4
8) Can't choose10713.1
TOTAL819100.0
37) Do you believe in life after death? (AFTRLIFE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely31638.6
2) Yes, probably22026.9
3) No, probably not10012.2
4) No, definitely not678.2
8) Can't choose11514.1
TOTAL818100.0
38) Do you believe in heaven? (HEAVEN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely38246.6
2) Yes, probably23028
3) No, probably not789.5
4) No, definitely not546.6
8) Can't choose769.3
TOTAL820100.0
39) Do you believe in hell? (HELL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely30937.8
2) Yes, probably19523.8
3) No, probably not12315
4) No, definitely not8610.5
8) Can't choose10512.8
TOTAL818100.0
40) Do you believe in religious miracles? (RELGMIRC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely20925.5
2) Yes, probably22127
3) No, probably not15018.3
4) No, definitely not13116
8) Can't choose10813.2
TOTAL819100.0
41) Which of these statements comes closest to describing your feelings about the Bible? (BIBLFEEL)
TOTAL%
1) The Bible is the actual word of God and is to be taken literally, word for word.15318.7
2) The Bible is the inspired word of God but not everything should be taken literally, word for word.38947.5
3) The Bible is an ancient book of fables, legends, history, and moral precepts recorded by man.14117.2
4) This does not apply to me.435.3
8) Can't choose9311.4
TOTAL819100.0
42) Do you agree or disagree with the following statement: There is a God who concerns Himself with every human being personally. (GODCONCN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree23829.1
2) Agree26632.6
3) Neither agree nor disagree13015.9
4) Disagree759.2
5) Strongly disagree455.5
8) Can't choose637.7
TOTAL817100.0
43) Do you agree or disagree with the following statement: There is little that people can do to change the course of our lives. (FATALIST)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree506.1
2) Agree14117.2
3) Neither agree nor disagree8710.6
4) Disagree37345.5
5) Strongly disagree10212.5
8) Can't choose668.1
TOTAL819100.0
44) Do you agree or disagree with the following statement: To me, life is meaningful only because God exists. (GODGMEAN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree9011
2) Agree19023.2
3) Neither agree nor disagree19223.4
4) Disagree20024.4
5) Strongly disagree779.4
8) Can't choose708.5
TOTAL819100.0
45) Do you agree or disagree with the following statement: In my opinion, life does not serve any purpose. (LFNOPURP)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree5.6
2) Agree354.3
3) Neither agree nor disagree678.2
4) Disagree37145.3
5) Strongly disagree27433.5
8) Can't choose678.2
TOTAL819100.0
46) Do you agree or disagree with the following statement: Life is only meaningful if you provide the meaning yourself. (SLFGMEAN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree728.8
2) Agree32940.2
3) Neither agree nor disagree15318.7
4) Disagree11814.4
5) Strongly disagree627.6
8) Can't choose8410.3
TOTAL818100.0
47) Do you agree or disagree with the following statement: We each make our own fate. (OWNFATE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree799.6
2) Agree35443.2
3) Neither agree nor disagree16219.8
4) Disagree10512.8
5) Strongly disagree475.7
8) Can't choose728.8
TOTAL819100.0
48) Has there ever been a turning point in your life when you made a new and personal commitment to religion? (RELGCOMM)
TOTAL%
1) Yes16820.5
2) No64478.6
8) Can't choose7.9
TOTAL819100.0
49) What was your mother's religion when you were a child? (MUMRELIG)
TOTAL%
10) Catholic33140.3
20) Jewish1.1
40) Baptist81
41) Methodist354.3
43) Presbyterian21526.2
44) Church of Ireland/Anglican/Episcopal16319.8
45) United Reform Church (URC)/Congregational4.5
49) Other Protestant1.1
60) Free Presbyterian4.5
61) Brethren4.5
90) No religion101.2
91) Christian, no denomination121.5
92) Other Christian3.4
93) Other non-Christian3.4
96) Never knew mother/does not apply1.1
98) Don't know273.3
TOTAL822100.0
50) What was your father's religion when you were a child? (DADRELIG)
TOTAL%
10) Catholic32539.6
20) Jewish1.1
40) Baptist101.2
41) Methodist364.4
43) Presbyterian20825.3
44) Church of Ireland/Anglican/Episcopal15418.8
45) United Reform Church (URC)/Congregational4.5
49) Other Protestant2.2
60) Free Presbyterian81
61) Brethren4.5
90) No religion151.8
91) Christian, no denomination121.5
92) Other Christian2.2
93) Other non-Christian2.2
96) Never knew father/does not apply5.6
98) Don't know334
TOTAL821100.0
51) In what religion, if any, were you brought up? (FAMRELIG)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable - Refused to answer on RELIGION variable101.2
10) Catholic33440.8
20) Jewish1.1
40) Baptist7.9
41) Methodist293.5
43) Presbyterian22427.4
44) Church of Ireland/Anglican/Episcopal16219.8
45) United Reform Church (URC)/Congregational5.6
49) Other Protestant4.5
60) Free Presbyterian4.5
61) Brethren3.4
90) No religion131.6
91) Christian, no denomination141.7
92) Other Christian2.2
93) Other non-Christian1.1
97) Refused1.1
98) Don't know4.5
TOTAL818100.0
52) What is your husband's/wife's/partner's religion? (PRTNRRLG)
TOTAL%
10) Catholic21225.9
40) Baptist5.6
41) Methodist263.2
43) Presbyterian12415.1
44) Church of Ireland/Anglican/Episcopal10112.3
45) United Reform Church (URC)/Congregational3.4
49) Other Protestant5.6
60) Free Presbyterian5.6
61) Brethren5.6
90) No religion313.8
91) Christian, no denomination182.2
92) Other Christian6.7
96) No spouse/partner26131.9
98) Don't know172.1
TOTAL819100.0
53) When you were a child, how often did your mother attend religious services? (MUMATTCH)
TOTAL%
1) Never394.8
2) Less than once a year242.9
3) About once or twice a year354.3
4) Several times a year627.6
5) About once a month374.5
6) Two or three times a month425.1
7) Nearly every week9411.5
8) Every week34141.6
9) Several times a week8710.6
10) No mother, not present3.4
98) Can't say, can't remember556.7
TOTAL819100.0
54) When you were a child, how often did your father attend religious services? (DADATTCH)
TOTAL%
1) Never8710.6
2) Less than once a year435.3
3) About once or twice a year354.3
4) Several times a year485.9
5) About once a month222.7
6) Two or three times a month273.3
7) Nearly every week8910.9
8) Every week32539.7
9) Several times a week526.4
10) No father, not present121.5
98) Can't say, can't remember789.5
TOTAL818100.0
55) And what about when you were around eleven or twelve, how often did you attend religious services then? (R11ATTCH)
TOTAL%
1) Never334
2) Less than once a year131.6
3) About once or twice a year151.8
4) Several times a year222.7
5) About once a month232.8
6) Two or three times a month415
7) Nearly every week14717.9
8) Every week41650.8
9) Several times a week819.9
98) Can't say, can't remember283.4
TOTAL819100.0
56) About how often do you pray? (PRAYFREQ)
TOTAL%
1) Never13516.5
2) Less than once a year222.7
3) About once or twice a year354.3
4) Several times a year516.2
5) About once a month283.4
6) Two or three times a month334
7) Nearly every week536.5
8) Every week8310.1
9) Several times a week9411.5
10) Once a day20424.9
11) Several times a day809.8
TOTAL818100.0
57) How often do you take part in the activities or organisations of a church or place of worship other than attending services? (CHRCHACT)
TOTAL%
1) Never38647.1
2) Less than once a year647.8
3) About once or twice a year10312.6
4) Several times a year759.2
5) About once a month404.9
6) Two or three times a month404.9
7) Nearly every week283.4
8) Every week536.5
9) Several times a week303.7
TOTAL819100.0
58) Would you describe yourself as . . . (RELIGIUS)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely religious202.4
2) Very religious647.8
3) Somewhat religious36044
4) Neither religious nor non-religious17221
5) Somewhat non-religious8310.1
6) Very non-religious485.9
7) Extremely non-religious506.1
8) Can't choose212.6
TOTAL818100.0
59) Which of the following statements comes closest to your own views? (RELTRUTH)
TOTAL%
1) There is very little truth in any religion445.4
2) There are basic truths in many religions54366.3
3) There is truth only in one religion12114.8
8) Can't choose11113.6
TOTAL819100.0
60) Suppose you were riding in a car driven by a close friend. You know he is going too fast. He hits a pedestrian. He asks you to tell the police he was obeying the speed limit. Which statement comes closest to your belief about what your friend has a right to expect from you? (ACCEXPCT)
TOTAL%
1) My friend has a definite right as a friend to expect me to testify that he was obeying the speed limit.253.1
2) My friend has some right as a friend to expect me to testify that he was obeying the speed limit.8210
3) My friend has no right as a friend to expect me to testify that he was obeying the speed limit.61374.8
8) Can't choose9912.1
TOTAL819100.0
61) [Consider the situation described in ACCEXPCT.] What would you do in this situation? (ACCWOULD)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely tell the police that your friend was going faster than the speed limit22127.1
2) Probably tell the police that your friend was going faster than the speed limit25531.2
3) Probably tell the police that your friend was not going faster than the speed limit9011
4) Definitely tell the police that your friend was not going faster than the speed limit242.9
8) Can't choose22727.8
TOTAL817100.0
62) Sex of respondent (RSEX)
TOTAL%
1) Male40149
2) Female41851
TOTAL819100.0
63) Age of respondent (RAGE)
TOTAL%
18) 18121.5
19) 19182.2
20) 20182.2
21) 21121.5
22) 22121.5
23) 234.5
24) 24111.3
25) 25192.3
26) 26141.7
27) 27172.1
28) 28101.2
29) 29192.3
30) 30192.3
31) 31172.1
32) 32192.3
33) 33212.6
34) 34192.3
35) 35131.6
36) 36141.7
37) 37212.6
38) 38131.6
39) 39172.1
40) 40263.2
41) 41111.3
42) 42172.1
43) 43172.1
44) 44111.3
45) 45212.6
46) 46121.5
47) 4781
48) 48151.8
49) 49141.7
50) 50202.4
51) 51151.8
52) 52212.6
53) 53101.2
54) 54242.9
55) 55111.3
56) 56131.6
57) 57111.3
58) 58253
59) 597.9
60) 60222.7
61) 616.7
62) 6291.1
63) 6381
64) 64101.2
65) 6591.1
66) 6691.1
67) 67101.2
68) 68131.6
69) 693.4
70) 7081
71) 717.9
72) 7281
73) 7391.1
74) 743.4
75) 75101.2
76) 765.6
77) 774.5
78) 785.6
79) 793.4
80) 802.2
81) 812.2
82) 821.1
83) 831.1
84) 841.1
85) 851.1
86) 862.2
99) No answer3.4
TOTAL822100.0
64) Marital status of respondent (RMARSTAT)
TOTAL%
1) Married or living as married52363.9
2) Widowed546.6
3) Divorced212.6
4) Separated263.2
5) Not married19423.7
TOTAL818100.0
65) Respondent has a steady life-partner (COHAB)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable (respondent lives with spouse)50061.1
1) Yes232.8
2) No29536.1
TOTAL818100.0
66) Highest educational qualification (HIGHSTED)
TOTAL%
1) No formal qualification35743.6
2) GSCE, O Level, CSE, or equivalent21125.8
3) A Level or equivalent9611.7
4) Degree level or higher12415.1
5) Other qualification303.7
99) No answer1.1
TOTAL819100.0
67) Which of these descriptions applies to what you were doing last week, that is, in the last seven days ending last Sunday? (WRKST)
TOTAL%
1) Working full-time32639.9
2) Working part-time, at least ten hours a week8410.3
5) Not working384.7
6) In full-time education404.9
7) Retired13116
8) Looking after the home11113.6
9) Permanently sick or disabled374.5
10) Other, not in labour force334
11) On a Government Training Scheme3.4
12) Other101.2
99) No answer4.5
TOTAL817100.0
68) Can you tell me the type of organisation you work/worked for? (RSECTOR)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable - not currently in labour force40849.9
1) Nationalised industry or public corporation415
2) Other public sector employer10813.2
3) Private sector firm or company (not self-employed)19523.8
8) Self-employed597.2
9) No answer7.9
TOTAL818100.0
69) Can I just check, are/were you an employee or self-employed? (REMPSEMP)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable40849.9
1) Self-employed597.2
2) An employee34542.2
9) No answer, refused6.7
TOTAL818100.0
70) If self-employed, do/did you have any employees? (RNUMSEMP)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable (not self-employed or no answer/refused on REMPSEMP)34585.4
1) Fewer than ten employees184.5
2) Ten to twenty-four employees51.2
9995) No employees368.9
Missing415 
TOTAL404100.0
71) Do/did you supervise any employees? (WRKSUP)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable (unemployed, not in labour force)40850.2
1) Yes, supervises10512.9
2) No, does not supervise29936.8
Missing6 
TOTAL812100.0
72) What is your personal income [in pounds] before tax and national insurance contributions? Include all income from employment and benefits. (PERSINCM)
TOTAL%
1) Under 3,000 per annum (less than 60 per week)8310.2
2) 3,000-3,999 per annum (60-80 per week)9411.5
3) 4,000-6,999 per annum (80-135 per week)11213.7
4) 7,000-9,999 per annum (135-195 per week)9411.5
5) 10,000-14,999 per annum (195-290 per week)10412.7
6) 15,000-19,999 per annum (290-385 per week)678.2
7) 20,000-25,999 per annum (385-500 per week)577
8) 26,000-29,999 per annum (500-580 per week)151.8
9) 30,000-39,999 per annum (580-770 per week)162
10) 40,000+ per annum (770+ per week)91.1
98) Don't know16620.3
TOTAL817100.0
73) Do you regard yourself as belonging to a particular religion? If yes, which? [Not prompted] (RELIGION)
TOTAL%
10) Catholic31338.2
20) Jewish1.1
40) Baptist121.5
41) Methodist263.2
43) Presbyterian17821.7
44) Church of Ireland/Anglican/Episcopal12815.6
45) United Reform Church (URC)/Congregational4.5
49) Other Protestant7.9
60) Free Presbyterian131.6
61) Brethren4.5
90) None738.9
91) Christian, no denomination374.5
92) Other Christian7.9
93) Other non-Christian2.2
97) Refused101.2
98) Don't know5.6
TOTAL820100.0
74) Apart from special occasions such as weddings, funerals, baptisms, and so on, how often nowadays do you attend services or meetings connected with your religion? (CHATTEND)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable - no religion111.3
1) Once a week or more34942.7
2) Less often but at least once in two weeks556.7
3) Less often but at least once a month607.3
4) Less often but at least once a year769.3
5) Less often384.6
6) Never or practically never18022
7) Varies too much to say455.5
8) Don't know3.4
9) Refused1.1
TOTAL818100.0
75) If there were a general election in which only Northern Ireland parties were standing, which one do you think you would be most likely to support? [Note: If a Northern Ireland party was not mentioned, respondent was prompted to provide the Northern Ireland party they would most likely support.] (NIPARTY)
TOTAL%
1) Ulster Unionist Party (UUP)20324.7
2) Social Democratic and Labour Party (SDLP)19423.6
3) Democratic Unionist Party (DUP)738.9
4) Alliance Party657.9
5) Sinn Fein526.3
6) Progressive Unionist Party (PUP)141.7
7) Ulster Democratic Party (UDP)7.9
8) Women's Coalition151.8
9) Worker's Party2.2
10) UK Unionist Party5.6
11) Green Party6.7
12) Other party81
13) Other answer7.9
14) None819.9
98) Don't know668
99) Refused/no answer232.8
TOTAL821100.0
76) Number of people in household (HOUSEHLD)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL8183.211.64
77) Household composition (HHCYCLE)
TOTAL%
1) Single adult9912.1
2) One adult, one child111.3
3) One adult, two children111.3
4) One adult, three or more children81
5) Two adults21526.3
6) Two adults, one child647.8
7) Two adults, two children8710.6
8) Two adults, three or more children516.2
9) Three adults10412.7
10) Three adults, at least one child485.9
11) Four adults475.7
12) Four adults, at least one child334
13) Five adults131.6
14) Five adults, at least one child101.2
15) Six adults6.7
17) Seven adults4.5
19) Eight adults81
TOTAL819100.0
78) To which of these groups do you consider you belong? (RACE1)
TOTAL%
1) White80698.3
2) Irish Traveller3.4
3) Chinese4.5
7) Caribbean1.1
8) African1.1
9) Mixed ethnic2.2
10) Other1.1
11) None of these2.2
TOTAL820100.0
79) Weighting variable (WTFACTOR)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1.0080.48
80) Age of respondent (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-AGE)
TOTAL%
1) 18-3018622.8
2) 31-4423629
3) 45-5922627.7
4) 60-7413216.2
5) 75+354.3
Missing3 
TOTAL815100.0
81) Sex of respondent (for use with online analysis) (I-SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Male40149
2) Female41851
TOTAL819100.0
82) Marital status of respondent (for use with online analysis) (I-MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Married or living as married52363.9
2) Widowed546.6
3) Divorced212.6
4) Separated263.2
5) Not married19423.7
TOTAL818100.0
83) Do you regard yourself as belonging to a particular religion? If yes, which? [Not prompted] (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-RELIGION)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant37146.2
2) Catholic31339
3) Jewish1.1
4) Other455.6
5) None739.1
Missing15 
TOTAL803100.0
84) Apart from special occasions such as weddings, funerals, baptisms, and so on, how often nowadays do you attend services or meetings connected with your religion? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-ATTEND)
TOTAL%
1) Once a week or more34945.3
2) Less than weekly, at least once a month11514.9
3) Less than once a month11414.8
4) Never or practically never19224.9
Missing49 
TOTAL770100.0
85) What is your personal income [in pounds] before tax and national insurance contributions? Include all income from employment and benefits. (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-INCOME)
TOTAL%
1) Less than 4,00017727.1
2) 4,000 to 9,99920631.6
3) 10,000 to 19,99917126.2
4) 20,000 to 29,9997211
5) 30,000 or more264
Missing166 
TOTAL652100.0