Religion and Public Life Survey, 2004

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All frequencies weighted by 149) WEIGHT
0) ()
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL
2) Interview date (INTDATE)
TOTAL%
80504) August 5, 200480324.1
80604) August 6, 200441612.5
80704) August 7, 200459717.9
80804) August 8, 200444813.4
80904) August 9, 200466519.9
81004) August 10, 200440912.3
TOTAL3338100.0
3) Area (AREA)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL3338580.16234.42
4) Census Region (CREGION)
TOTAL%
1) Northeast64619.3
2) Midwest78023.4
3) South120336
4) West71021.3
TOTAL3339100.0
5) Fips code (FIPS)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL333828208.0015914.00
6) Metropolitan statistical area code (MSA)
TOTAL%
0) Missing77323.1
10420) 1042015.4
10500) 105005.1
10580) 105804.1
10740) 1074012.4
10900) 109003.1
11020) 110206.2
11100) 111003.1
11300) 113002.1
11340) 113405.1
11460) 114605.1
11500) 115005.1
11540) 1154010
11700) 117004.1
12020) 1202010
12060) 12060712.1
12260) 122606.2
12420) 124208.2
12540) 125407.2
12580) 1258029.9
12700) 127006.2
12940) 129407.2
12980) 129802.1
13140) 131404.1
13460) 134603.1
13820) 1382019.6
13900) 139002.1
14020) 140203.1
14260) 1426010.3
14460) 1446031.9
14740) 1474010
14860) 148607.2
15180) 151802.1
15260) 152602.1
15380) 1538010.3
15500) 155002.1
15540) 155408.2
15980) 1598011.3
16180) 1618010
16220) 162202.1
16620) 166203.1
16740) 1674016.5
16820) 168202.1
16860) 168609.3
16940) 1694010
16980) 169801033.1
17020) 170203.1
17140) 17140351
17300) 173002.1
17420) 1742010
17460) 1746010.3
17660) 1766010
17780) 177803.1
17820) 1782014.4
17900) 179004.1
18020) 180202.1
18140) 1814011.3
18580) 185807.2
19100) 19100641.9
19340) 193404.1
19380) 1938013.4
19460) 194602.1
19660) 196603.1
19740) 1974031.9
19780) 197804.1
19820) 19820321
20020) 200202.1
20100) 201005.1
20220) 202203.1
20260) 2026010
20500) 205003.1
20740) 207405.1
21060) 210602.1
21300) 213002.1
21340) 2134014.4
21500) 215003.1
21660) 216608.2
21780) 217807.2
22180) 221808.2
22420) 2242015.4
22460) 224602.1
22500) 225002.1
22900) 229003.1
23020) 230205.1
23060) 2306012.4
23420) 2342012.4
23460) 234602.1
23540) 235402.1
24020) 240202.1
24220) 2422010
24300) 2430010
24340) 2434010.3
24500) 245002.1
24540) 2454010
24580) 245806.2
24660) 2466013.4
24780) 247802.1
24860) 248609.3
25180) 251805.1
25260) 252606.2
25420) 2542011.3
25540) 2554023.7
25860) 258609.3
26100) 261006.2
26300) 263006.2
26420) 26420351
26580) 265802.1
26620) 2662010.3
26820) 268205.1
26900) 26900331
27100) 271002.1
27140) 271403.1
27180) 271804.1
27260) 2726017.5
27340) 2734010
27500) 2750010
27740) 277402.1
27780) 277805.1
27900) 279004.1
28020) 2802010
28140) 2814018.5
28420) 284203.1
28700) 287002.1
28740) 287402.1
28940) 289406.2
29020) 290202.1
29100) 291002.1
29180) 291802.1
29340) 293407.2
29460) 294607.2
29540) 295403.1
29620) 296203.1
29740) 297406.2
29820) 2982021.6
29940) 299404.1
30020) 300204.1
30340) 303405.1
30460) 304604.1
30700) 307003.1
30780) 307808.2
30980) 309806.2
31020) 310203.1
31100) 31100832.5
31140) 3114022.7
31180) 311802.1
31340) 3134010
31420) 314208.2
31460) 314605.1
31540) 315403.1
31700) 317005.1
32580) 325802.1
32780) 327803.1
32820) 3282019.6
33100) 33100361.1
33140) 331403.1
33340) 3334016.5
33460) 3346031.9
33540) 3354010
33660) 336605.1
33700) 337007.2
33860) 338603.1
34820) 348202.1
34900) 349002.1
34940) 349403.1
34980) 3498030.9
35300) 3530012.4
35380) 353809.3
35620) 356201534.6
35660) 356605.1
35980) 359804.1
36100) 361004.1
36140) 361404.1
36260) 362605.1
36420) 364207.2
36500) 365002.1
36540) 365405.1
36740) 3674011.3
36780) 367802.1
36980) 369802.1
37100) 371005.1
37340) 373404.1
37860) 378602.1
37900) 379004.1
37980) 37980722.2
38060) 38060431.3
38300) 38300341
38860) 388609.3
38900) 3890028.8
38940) 389402.1
39100) 391005.1
39300) 3930012.4
39340) 393407.2
39540) 395402.1
39580) 3958014.4
39740) 3974012.4
39820) 398203.1
39900) 399003.1
40060) 4006016.5
40140) 40140421.3
40220) 4022011.3
40380) 4038011.3
40900) 4090026.8
40980) 409805.1
41060) 410602.1
41100) 411002.1
41140) 411404.1
41180) 4118027.8
41420) 4142010
41500) 415006.2
41540) 415402.1
41620) 4162011.3
41660) 4166010
41700) 4170010.3
41740) 4174030.9
41860) 4186028.8
41940) 4194014.4
42020) 420206.2
42060) 420603.1
42100) 4210010
42140) 4214010
42220) 422204.1
42260) 422604.1
42340) 423408.2
42540) 425409.3
42660) 4266029.9
43300) 433002.1
43340) 4334012.4
43580) 435805.1
43620) 436202.1
43780) 437806.2
43900) 439002.1
44060) 440602.1
44100) 441003.1
44140) 441409.3
44180) 441807.2
44220) 442203.1
44700) 447009.3
45060) 4506015.4
45220) 452204.1
45300) 4530013.4
45460) 454605.1
45500) 455002.1
45780) 457806.2
45820) 458202.1
45940) 459404.1
46060) 460609.3
46140) 461403.1
46220) 462204.1
46540) 4654011.3
46660) 466605.1
46700) 467007.2
47020) 470204.1
47260) 4726024.7
47300) 4730010.3
47380) 473806.2
47580) 475803.1
47900) 47900441.3
48140) 481409.3
48260) 482602.1
48300) 483002.1
48540) 485402.1
48620) 4862010.3
49180) 491807.2
49340) 493408.2
49420) 4942010
49620) 496206.2
49660) 496609.3
TOTAL3346100.0
7) Form number of questionnaire (FORM)
TOTAL%
1) Form 1163849.1
2) Form 2170050.9
TOTAL3338100.0
8) Sex (SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Male160248
2) Female173652
TOTAL3338100.0
9) Do you approve or disapprove of the way George W. Bush is handling his job as president? [INTERVIEWER: If answer is "depends" ask "Overall, do you approve or disapprove of the way George W. Bush is handling his job as president?"] (APPBUSH)
TOTAL%
1) Approve154446.2
2) Disapprove149844.9
9) Don't know/Refused2978.9
TOTAL3339100.0
10) Now I will read a list of some stories covered by news organizations this past month. As I read each item, tell me if you happened to follow this news story very closely, fairly closely, not too closely, or not at all closely: News about candidates for the 2004 presidential election. (NEWSFOLL)
TOTAL%
1) Very closely107232.1
2) Fairly closely128138.4
3) Not too closely51615.5
4) Not at all closely45413.6
9) Don't know/Refused16.5
TOTAL3339100.0
11) Now I will read a list of some stories covered by news organizations this past month. As I read each item, tell me if you happened to follow this news story very closely, fairly closely, not too closely, or not at all closely: News about the current situation in Iraq. (NEWSIRAQ)
TOTAL%
1) Very closely130939.2
2) Fairly closely139641.8
3) Not too closely41012.3
4) Not at all closely2066.2
9) Don't know/Refused17.5
TOTAL3338100.0
12) Now I will read a list of some stories covered by news organizations this past month. As I read each item, tell me if you happened to follow this news story very closely, fairly closely, not too closely, or not at all closely: The Democratic convention. (NEWSCONV)
TOTAL%
1) Very closely76923
2) Fairly closely86625.9
3) Not too closely63919.1
4) Not at all closely104731.4
9) Don't know/Refused18.5
TOTAL3339100.0
13) Now I will read a list of some stories covered by news organizations this past month. As I read each item, tell me if you happened to follow this news story very closely, fairly closely, not too closely, or not at all closely: Preparation for the summer Olympics in Athens, Greece. (NEWSOLYM)
TOTAL%
1) Very closely33410
2) Fairly closely72421.7
3) Not too closely97329.1
4) Not at all closely127538.2
9) Don't know/Refused321
TOTAL3338100.0
14) Now I will read a list of some stories covered by news organizations this past month. As I read each item, tell me if you happened to follow this news story very closely, fairly closely, not too closely, or not at all closely: The high price of gasoline these days. (NEWSGAS)
TOTAL%
1) Very closely172851.8
2) Fairly closely98329.4
3) Not too closely34310.3
4) Not at all closely2657.9
9) Don't know/Refused19.6
TOTAL3338100.0
15) Now I will read a list of some stories covered by news organizations this past month. As I read each item, tell me if you happened to follow this news story very closely, fairly closely, not too closely, or not at all closely: The recent "code orange" alert about the increased risk of a terrorist attack. (NEWSCODE)
TOTAL%
1) Very closely113434
2) Fairly closely118335.4
3) Not too closely60918.2
4) Not at all closely38011.4
9) Don't know/Refused321
TOTAL3338100.0
16) How much thought have you given to the coming presidential election: quite a lot or only a little? (PRESTHOU)
TOTAL%
1) Quite a lot207762.2
2) Some611.8
3) Little106331.8
4) None1023.1
9) Don't know/Refused351
TOTAL3338100.0
17) Have you ever voted in your precinct or election district? (DISTVOTE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes241272.2
2) No92227.6
9) Don't know/Refused5.1
TOTAL3339100.0
18) If the presidential election were being held today, would you vote for the Republican ticket of George W. Bush and Dick Cheney, for the Democratic ticket of John Kerry and John Edwards, or for the ticket of Ralph Nader and Peter Camejo? (VOTENOW)
TOTAL%
1) For the Republican ticket of George W. Bush and Dick Cheney138541.5
2) For the Democratic ticket of John Kerry and John Edwards142942.8
3) Or for the ticket of Ralph Nader and Peter Camejo772.3
4) Other candidate611.8
9) Don't know/Refused38711.6
TOTAL3339100.0
19) Do you support [insert the presidential choice from previous response to VOTENOW] strongly or only moderately? [Not asked if VOTENOW = 4 or 9.] (PRESSUPP)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly181062.6
2) Only moderately104936.3
9) Don't know/Refused321.1
Missing448 
TOTAL2891100.0
20) As of today, do you lean more to Bush and Cheney, the Republicans, Kerry and Edwards, the Democrats, or more to Nader and Camejo? [Asked if VOTENOW = 4 or 9.] (LEANVOTE)
TOTAL%
1) Bush and Cheney, the Republicans8619.2
2) Kerry and Edwards, the Democrats9821.9
3) Or more to Nader and Camejo102.2
4) Other candidate224.9
9) Don't know/Refused23151.7
Missing2890 
TOTAL447100.0
21) Would you say that your choice is more a vote FOR John Kerry or more a vote AGAINST George W. Bush? [Asked if VOTENOW = 2 or LEANVOTE = 2.].] (FORKERRY)
TOTAL%
1) For Kerry68044.5
2) Against Bush76650.2
9) Undecided815.3
Missing1811 
TOTAL1527100.0
22) Would you say that your choice is more a vote FOR George W. Bush or more a vote AGAINST John Kerry? [Asked if VOTENOW = 1 or LEANVOTE = 1.] (FORBUSH)
TOTAL%
1) For Bush107973.4
2) Against Kerry30320.6
9) Undecided896.1
Missing1867 
TOTAL1471100.0
23) Do you think there is a chance that you might vote for John Kerry in November, or have you definitely decided not to vote for him? [Asked if respondent did not choose Kerry in VOTENOW or LEANVOTE.] (VOTEKERR)
TOTAL%
1) Chance might vote for him44924.8
2) Decided not to vote for him123067.9
9) Don't know/Refused1337.3
Missing1527 
TOTAL1812100.0
24) Do you think there is a chance that you might vote for George W. Bush in November, or have you definitely decided not to vote for him? [Asked if respondent did not choose Bush in VOTENOW or LEANVOTE.] (VOTEBUSH)
TOTAL%
1) Chance might vote for him31717
2) Decided not to vote for him143476.8
9) Don't know/Refused1166.2
Missing1471 
TOTAL1867100.0
25) Do you yourself plan to vote in the election this November? (NOVELECT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes298289.3
2) No2728.1
9) Don't know842.5
TOTAL3338100.0
26) How certain are you that you will vote? Are you absolutely certain, fairly certain, or not certain? (CERTVOTE)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely certain249683.7
2) Fairly certain40913.7
3) Not certain602
9) Don't know/Refused17.6
Missing356 
TOTAL2982100.0
27) Regardless of who you might support, who do you think is most likely to win the coming presidential election: George W. Bush or John Kerry? (WINELECT)
TOTAL%
1) George W. Bush145843.7
2) John Kerry123336.9
3) Other/Can't say00
9) Don't know/Refused64719.4
TOTAL3338100.0
28) How much would you say you know about John Kerry and what he stands for: a lot, a fair amount, just some, or very little? [Asked only if FORM = 1.] (KNOWKER1)
TOTAL%
1) A lot31419.2
2) A fair amount74945.7
3) Just some31419.2
4) Very little22313.6
9) Don't know/Refused392.4
Missing1700 
TOTAL1639100.0
29) How much would you say you know about what John Kerry stands for? Would you say you know a lot, a little, only some, or nothing? [Asked only if FORM = 2.] (KNOWKER2)
TOTAL%
1) A lot67439.6
2) A little51330.2
3) Only some39723.4
4) Nothing955.6
9) Don't know/Refused211.2
Missing1638 
TOTAL1700100.0
30) As I read a list of phrases, tell me if you think each phrase better describes John Kerry or George W. Bush: Would use good judgment in a crisis. [Asked only if FORM = 1.] (DESJUDGE)
TOTAL%
1) Kerry61437.5
2) Bush80148.9
3) Neither332
4) Both equally513.1
9) Don't know/Refused1388.4
Missing1700 
TOTAL1637100.0
31) As I read a list of phrases, tell me if you think each phrase better describes John Kerry or George W. Bush: Personally likable. [Asked only if FORM = 1.] (DESLIKE)
TOTAL%
1) Kerry68741.9
2) Bush69942.7
3) Neither513.1
4) Both equally1126.8
9) Don't know/Refused895.4
Missing1700 
TOTAL1638100.0
32) As I read a list of phrases, tell me if you think each phrase better describes John Kerry or George W. Bush: Honest and truthful. [Asked only if FORM = 1.] (DESTRUTH)
TOTAL%
1) Kerry59836.5
2) Bush64339.3
3) Neither21413.1
4) Both equally462.8
9) Don't know/Refused1378.4
Missing1700 
TOTAL1638100.0
33) As I read a list of phrases, tell me if you think each phrase better describes John Kerry or George W. Bush: Cares about people like me. [Asked only if FORM = 1.] (DESCARES)
TOTAL%
1) Kerry75145.8
2) Bush60436.9
3) Neither1157
4) Both equally533.2
9) Don't know/Refused1157
Missing1700 
TOTAL1638100.0
34) As I read a list of phrases, tell me if you think each phrase better describes John Kerry or George W. Bush: A strong leader. [Asked only if FORM = 1.] (DESLEAD)
TOTAL%
1) Kerry56734.6
2) Bush90355.1
3) Neither402.4
4) Both equally513.1
9) Don't know/Refused774.7
Missing1700 
TOTAL1638100.0
35) As I read a list of phrases, tell me if you think each phrase better describes John Kerry or George W. Bush: Willing to take a stand, even if it's unpopular. [Asked only if FORM = 1.] (DESSTAND)
TOTAL%
1) Kerry45327.7
2) Bush102262.4
3) Neither261.6
4) Both equally633.8
9) Don't know/Refused744.5
Missing1700 
TOTAL1638100.0
36) As I read a list of phrases, tell me if you think each phrase better describes John Kerry or George W. Bush: Is down to earth. [Asked only if FORM = 1.] (DESEARTH)
TOTAL%
1) Kerry65640
2) Bush73444.8
3) Neither925.6
4) Both equally724.4
9) Don't know/Refused855.2
Missing1700 
TOTAL1639100.0
37) As I read a list of phrases, tell me if you think each phrase better describes John Kerry or George W. Bush: Stubborn. [Asked only if FORM = 1.] (DESSTUBB)
TOTAL%
1) Kerry20112.3
2) Bush111668.1
3) Neither533.2
4) Both equally794.8
9) Don't know/Refused19011.6
Missing1700 
TOTAL1639100.0
38) As I read a list of phrases, tell me if you think each phrase better describes John Kerry or George W. Bush: Changes his mind too much. [Asked only if FORM = 1.] (DESCHANG)
TOTAL%
1) Kerry72744.4
2) Bush48929.8
3) Neither996
4) Both equally734.5
9) Don't know/Refused25115.3
Missing1700 
TOTAL1639100.0
39) Regardless of who you support, which one of the presidential candidates - George W. Bush or John Kerry - do you think would do the best job of: Improving economic conditions? [Asked only if FORM = 2.] (IMPRECON)
TOTAL%
1) George W. Bush59234.8
2) John Kerry86851.1
3) Neither603.5
9) Don't know/Refused17910.5
Missing1638 
TOTAL1699100.0
40) Regardless of who you support, which one of the presidential candidates - George W. Bush or John Kerry - do you think would do the best job of: Improving the health care system? [Asked only if FORM = 2.] (IMPRHLTH)
TOTAL%
1) George W. Bush47728.1
2) John Kerry92554.4
3) Neither895.2
9) Don't know/Refused20912.3
Missing1638 
TOTAL1700100.0
41) Regardless of who you support, which one of the presidential candidates - George W. Bush or John Kerry - do you think would do the best job of: Improving education? [Asked only if FORM = 2.] (IMPREDUC)
TOTAL%
1) George W. Bush57133.6
2) John Kerry88051.8
3) Neither573.4
9) Don't know/Refused19211.3
Missing1638 
TOTAL1700100.0
42) Regardless of who you support, which one of the presidential candidates - George W. Bush or John Kerry - do you think would do the best job of: Improving the job situation? [Asked only if FORM = 2.] (IMPRJOB)
TOTAL%
1) George W. Bush55432.6
2) John Kerry90153
3) Neither915.4
9) Don't know/Refused1549.1
Missing1638 
TOTAL1700100.0
43) Regardless of who you support, which one of the presidential candidates - George W. Bush or John Kerry - do you think would do the best job of: Improving morality in the country? [Asked only if FORM = 2.] (IMPRMORA)
TOTAL%
1) George W. Bush67539.7
2) John Kerry77245.4
3) Neither804.7
9) Don't know/Refused17310.2
Missing1638 
TOTAL1700100.0
44) Regardless of who you support, which one of the presidential candidates - George W. Bush or John Kerry - do you think would do the best job of: Making wise decisions about what to do in Iraq? [Asked only if FORM = 2.] (IMPRIRAQ)
TOTAL%
1) George W. Bush72442.6
2) John Kerry77745.7
3) Neither543.2
9) Don't know/Refused1458.5
Missing1638 
TOTAL1700100.0
45) Regardless of who you support, which one of the presidential candidates - George W. Bush or John Kerry - do you think would do the best job of: Defending the country from future terrorist attacks? [Asked only if FORM = 2.] (IMPRTERR)
TOTAL%
1) George W. Bush79246.6
2) John Kerry67039.4
3) Neither714.2
9) Don't know/Refused1679.8
Missing1638 
TOTAL1700100.0
46) Regardless of who you support, which one of the presidential candidates - George W. Bush or John Kerry - do you think would do the best job of: Making wise decisions about foreign policy? [Asked only if FORM = 2.] (IMPRFOR)
TOTAL%
1) George W. Bush69240.7
2) John Kerry79546.8
3) Neither533.1
9) Don't know/Refused1609.4
Missing1638 
TOTAL1700100.0
47) In making your decision about who to vote for, will the issue of the economy be very important, somewhat important, or not too important, or not at all important? How important will the issue of the economy be? (ISSECON)
TOTAL%
1) Very important252975.8
2) Somewhat important69420.8
3) Not too important561.7
4) Not at all important381.1
9) Don't know/Refused21.6
TOTAL3338100.0
48) In making your decision about who to vote for, will the issue of Iraq be very important, somewhat important, or not too important, or not at all important? How important will the issue of Iraq be? (ISSIRAQ)
TOTAL%
1) Very important223366.9
2) Somewhat important83224.9
3) Not too important1193.6
4) Not at all important1193.6
9) Don't know/Refused351
TOTAL3338100.0
49) In making your decision about who to vote for, will the issue of terrorism be very important, somewhat important, or not too important, or not at all important? How important will the issue of terrorism be? (ISSTERRO)
TOTAL%
1) Very important247574.1
2) Somewhat important63619.1
3) Not too important1113.3
4) Not at all important692.1
9) Don't know/Refused471.4
TOTAL3338100.0
50) In making your decision about who to vote for, will the issue of gay marriage be very important, somewhat important, or not too important, or not at all important? How important will the issue of gay marriage be? (ISSGAY)
TOTAL%
1) Very important109832.9
2) Somewhat important61418.4
3) Not too important47914.3
4) Not at all important105731.7
9) Don't know/Refused902.7
TOTAL3338100.0
51) In making your decision about who to vote for, will the issue of moral values be very important, somewhat important, or not too important, or not at all important? How important will the issue of moral values be? (ISSMORAL)
TOTAL%
1) Very important207062
2) Somewhat important79623.8
3) Not too important2216.6
4) Not at all important1805.4
9) Don't know/Refused712.1
TOTAL3338100.0
52) In making your decision about who to vote for, will the issue of abortion be very important, somewhat important, or not too important, or not at all important? How important will the issue of abortion be? (ISSABORT)
TOTAL%
1) Very important74945.7
2) Somewhat important39924.3
3) Not too important20612.6
4) Not at all important23214.2
9) Don't know/Refused533.2
Missing1700 
TOTAL1639100.0
53) In making your decision about who to vote for, will the issue of the federal budget deficit be very important, somewhat important, or not too important, or not at all important? How important will the issue of the federal budget deficit be? (ISSBUDG)
TOTAL%
1) Very important88854.1
2) Somewhat important53032.3
3) Not too important1368.3
4) Not at all important623.8
9) Don't know/Refused241.5
Missing1700 
TOTAL1640100.0
54) In making your decision about who to vote for, will the issue of energy be very important, somewhat important, or not too important, or not at all important? How important will the issue of energy be? (ISSENERG)
TOTAL%
1) Very important89054.3
2) Somewhat important61337.4
3) Not too important1006.1
4) Not at all important11.7
9) Don't know/Refused251.5
Missing1700 
TOTAL1639100.0
55) In making your decision about who to vote for, will the issue of health care be very important, somewhat important, or not too important, or not at all important? How important will the issue of health care be? (ISSHLTH)
TOTAL%
1) Very important118970
2) Somewhat important36921.7
3) Not too important844.9
4) Not at all important372.2
9) Don't know/Refused201.2
Missing1638 
TOTAL1699100.0
56) In making your decision about who to vote for, will the issue of education be very important, somewhat important, or not too important, or not at all important? How important will the issue of education be? (ISSEDUC)
TOTAL%
1) Very important117168.9
2) Somewhat important41824.6
3) Not too important472.8
4) Not at all important452.6
9) Don't know/Refused191.1
Missing1638 
TOTAL1700100.0
57) In making your decision about who to vote for, will the issue of the environment be very important, somewhat important, or not too important, or not at all important? How important will the issue of the environment be? (ISSENVIR)
TOTAL%
1) Very important89952.9
2) Somewhat important58734.5
3) Not too important1207.1
4) Not at all important744.4
9) Don't know/Refused211.2
Missing1638 
TOTAL1701100.0
58) Thinking now about job opportunities where you live, would you say there are plenty of jobs available in your community or are jobs difficult to find? (NUMJOBS)
TOTAL%
1) Plenty of jobs available113934.1
2) Jobs are difficult to find183755
3) Lots of some jobs, few of others1414.2
9) Don't know/Refused2226.6
TOTAL3339100.0
59) On another subject… are you interested in following what happens at the upcoming Republican National Convention in New York City, or aren't you that interested in the convention? (RNCNYC1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, interested153846.1
2) Not that interested177153.1
9) Don't know/Refused29.9
TOTAL3338100.0
60) Would you say you are very interested or fairly interested? [Asked only if RNCNYC1 = 1.] (RNCNYC2)
TOTAL%
1) Very interested89958.5
2) Fairly interested63441.2
9) Don't know/Refused5.3
Missing1800 
TOTAL1538100.0
61) How much of the television coverage of the convention do you plan to watch… do you think you'll watch all or most of the coverage, some of it, just a little, or none of it? [Ask only if FORM = 1.] (TVCONV)
TOTAL%
1) All or most of the coverage35221.5
2) Some of it47128.7
3) Just a little46528.4
4) None of it34621.1
9) Don't know/Refused5.3
Missing1700 
TOTAL1639100.0
62) Now I'd like your views on some people and organizations. Would you say your overall opinion of George W. Bush is very favorable, mostly favorable, mostly unfavorable, or very unfavorable? [Ask only if FORM = 1.] (VIEWBUSH)
TOTAL%
1) Very favorable44827.4
2) Mostly favorable49930.5
3) Mostly unfavorable27016.5
4) Very unfavorable36222.1
8) Can't rate281.7
9) Refused311.9
Missing1700 
TOTAL1638100.0
63) Now I'd like your views on some people and organizations. Would you say your overall opinion of John Kerry is very favorable, mostly favorable, mostly unfavorable, or very unfavorable? [Ask only if FORM = 1.] (VIEWKERR)
TOTAL%
1) Very favorable37522.9
2) Mostly favorable54933.5
3) Mostly unfavorable35021.4
4) Very unfavorable23514.4
5) Never heard of14.9
8) Can't rate865.3
9) Refused281.7
Missing1700 
TOTAL1637100.0
64) Now I'd like your views on some people and organizations. Would you say your overall opinion of Ralph Nader is very favorable, mostly favorable, mostly unfavorable, or very unfavorable? [Ask only if FORM = 1.] (VIEWNAD)
TOTAL%
1) Very favorable714.3
2) Mostly favorable35721.8
3) Mostly unfavorable43526.5
4) Very unfavorable29417.9
5) Never heard of1086.6
8) Can't rate32720
9) Refused472.9
Missing1700 
TOTAL1639100.0
65) Now I'd like your views on some people and organizations. Would you say your overall opinion of John Edwards is very favorable, mostly favorable, mostly unfavorable, or very unfavorable? [Ask only if FORM = 1.] (VIEWEDWA)
TOTAL%
1) Very favorable35821.9
2) Mostly favorable59936.6
3) Mostly unfavorable29117.8
4) Very unfavorable975.9
5) Never heard of593.6
8) Can't rate20012.2
9) Refused342.1
Missing1700 
TOTAL1638100.0
66) Now I'd like your views on some people and organizations. Would you say your overall opinion of Dick Cheney is very favorable, mostly favorable, mostly unfavorable, or very unfavorable? [Ask only if FORM = 1.] (VIEWCHEN)
TOTAL%
1) Very favorable21012.8
2) Mostly favorable55734
3) Mostly unfavorable34120.8
4) Very unfavorable33020.1
5) Never heard of382.3
8) Can't rate1338.1
9) Refused291.8
Missing1700 
TOTAL1638100.0
67) Now I'd like your views on some people and organizations. Would you say your overall opinion of Laura Bush is very favorable, mostly favorable, mostly unfavorable, or very unfavorable? [Ask only if FORM = 1.] (VIEWLAUR)
TOTAL%
1) Very favorable57435
2) Mostly favorable57034.8
3) Mostly unfavorable17810.9
4) Very unfavorable1257.6
5) Never heard of251.5
8) Can't rate1408.5
9) Refused261.6
Missing1700 
TOTAL1638100.0
68) Now I'd like your views on some people and organizations. Would you say your overall opinion of Teresa Heinz Kerry is very favorable, mostly favorable, mostly unfavorable, or very unfavorable? [Ask only if FORM = 1.] (VIEWTERE)
TOTAL%
1) Very favorable24915.2
2) Mostly favorable46228.2
3) Mostly unfavorable27616.8
4) Very unfavorable21613.2
5) Never heard of1378.4
8) Can't rate25215.4
9) Refused472.9
Missing1700 
TOTAL1639100.0
69) Thinking about the president... do you approve or disapprove of the way George W. Bush is handling the economy? (PRESECON)
TOTAL%
1) Approve70841.6
2) Disapprove89252.5
9) Don't know/Refused1005.9
Missing1638 
TOTAL1700100.0
70) Thinking about the president... do you approve or disapprove of the way George W. Bush is handling the situation in Iraq? (PRESIRAQ)
TOTAL%
1) Approve73443.2
2) Disapprove88351.9
9) Don't know/Refused834.9
Missing1638 
TOTAL1700100.0
71) Thinking about the president... do you approve or disapprove of the way George W. Bush is handling terrorist threats? (PRESTHRT)
TOTAL%
1) Approve98758.1
2) Disapprove62736.9
9) Don't know/Refused865.1
Missing1638 
TOTAL1700100.0
72) Thinking about the president... do you approve or disapprove of the way George W. Bush is handling the nation's foreign policy? (PRESFORE)
TOTAL%
1) Approve70941.7
2) Disapprove84249.5
9) Don't know/Refused1498.8
Missing1638 
TOTAL1700100.0
73) As you may know, a commission known as the 9-11 Commission recently finished its investigation into the events that led up to the attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon. Overall, do you approve or disapprove of the job this commission did? (COMM911)
TOTAL%
1) Approve104661.5
2) Disapprove36421.4
9) Don't know/Refused29017.1
Missing1638 
TOTAL1700100.0
74) In your opinion, should churches and other houses of worship keep out of political matters - or should they express their views on day-to-day social and political questions? [Ask if FORM = 1.] (CHRCHOUT)
TOTAL%
1) Should keep out72144
2) Should express views83751.1
9) No opinion804.9
Missing1700 
TOTAL1638100.0
75) During political elections, should churches and other houses of worship come out in favor of one candidate over another, or shouldn't they do this? [Ask if FORM =2.] (CHRELECT)
TOTAL%
1) Should come out in favor of candidates42324.9
2) Should not come out in favor of candidates111165.4
9) No opinion1659.7
Missing1638 
TOTAL1699100.0
76) Do you think there has been too much, too little or the right amount of expressions of religious faith and prayer by political leaders? [Ask if FORM = 1.] (RELEXPR)
TOTAL%
1) Too much43626.6
2) Too little51531.4
3) Right amount52632.1
9) Don't know/Refused1629.9
Missing1700 
TOTAL1639100.0
77) Do you think John Kerry mentions his religious faith and prayer too much, too little, or about the right amount? [Ask if FORM = 2.] (KERFAITH)
TOTAL%
1) Too much17110.1
2) Too little24914.6
3) About the right amount95256
9) Don't know/Refused32819.3
Missing1638 
TOTAL1700100.0
78) Do you think George W. Bush mentions his religious faith and prayer too much, too little, or about the right amount? [Ask if FORM = 2.] (BUSFAITH)
TOTAL%
1) Too much41724.5
2) Too little18510.9
3) About the right amount90253.1
9) Don't know/Refused19611.5
Missing1638 
TOTAL1700100.0
79) How much do you think George W. Bush relies on his own religious beliefs in making policy decisions - a great deal, a fair amount, or not very much? [Ask if FORM = 1.] (BUSHRELY)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal42325.8
2) A fair amount63438.7
3) Not very much45527.8
9) Don't know/Refused1267.7
Missing1700 
TOTAL1638100.0
80) Do you think George W. Bush relies on his religious beliefs too much, too little, or about the right amount when making policy decisions? [Ask if FORM = 1.] (RELYMUCH)
TOTAL%
1) Too much24414.9
2) Too little33720.6
3) About the right amount87153.2
9) Don't know/Refused18611.4
Missing1700 
TOTAL1638100.0
81) If John Kerry becomes president, how much do you think he will rely on his own religious beliefs in making policy decisions - a great deal, a fair amount, or not very much? [Ask if FORM = 2.] (KERRELY)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal1669.8
2) A fair amount55632.7
3) Not very much78045.9
9) Don't know/Refused19711.6
Missing1638 
TOTAL1699100.0
82) Do you believe that it is proper or improper for political parties to ask church members for lists of people who attend their church so the parties can encourage them to register and vote? (CHURVOTE)
TOTAL%
1) Proper87826.3
2) Improper228668.5
9) Don't know/Refused1755.2
TOTAL3339100.0
83) Do you believe that it is proper or improper for Catholic church leaders to deny communion to Catholic politicians whose views on abortion and other life issues go against church teachings? (COMMABOR)
TOTAL%
1) Proper73922.1
2) Improper211863.5
9) Don't know/Refused48014.4
TOTAL3337100.0
84) Do you believe that it is proper or improper for the Ten Commandments to be displayed in a government building? (TENCOMM)
TOTAL%
1) Proper240572
2) Improper78023.4
9) Don't know/Refused1534.6
TOTAL3338100.0
85) Thinking again about candidates and elections… How do you feel about this statement? It makes me uncomfortable when politicians talk about how religious they are. Do you completely agree, mostly agree, mostly disagree, or completely disagree with it? [Ask if FORM = 1.] (POLITREL)
TOTAL%
1) Completely agree19411.8
2) Mostly agree46828.6
3) Mostly disagree55233.7
4) Completely disagree35621.7
9) Don't know/Refused694.2
Missing1700 
TOTAL1639100.0
86) Thinking again about candidates and elections… How do you feel about this statement: It's important to me that a president have strong religious beliefs. Do you completely agree, mostly agree, mostly disagree, or completely disagree with it? [Ask if FORM = 2.] (PRESRELI)
TOTAL%
1) Completely agree49229
2) Mostly agree69440.8
3) Mostly disagree26015.3
4) Completely disagree17810.5
9) Don't know/Refused754.4
Missing1638 
TOTAL1699100.0
87) As I name a group please tell me whether you feel that group is generally friendly toward religion, neutral toward religion, or unfriendly toward religion? Do you think the Democratic Party is generally friendly, neutral, or unfriendly toward religion? (RELDEMOC)
TOTAL%
1) Friendly67939.9
2) Neutral58334.3
3) Unfriendly21212.5
9) Don't know/Refused22613.3
Missing1638 
TOTAL1700100.0
88) As I name a group please tell me whether you feel that group is generally friendly toward religion, neutral toward religion, or unfriendly toward religion? Do you think the Republican Party is generally friendly, neutral, or unfriendly toward religion? (RELREPUB)
TOTAL%
1) Friendly89252.5
2) Neutral41124.2
3) Unfriendly1679.8
9) Don't know/Refused23013.5
Missing1638 
TOTAL1700100.0
89) As I name a group please tell me whether you feel that group is generally friendly toward religion, neutral toward religion, or unfriendly toward religion? Do you think liberals are generally friendly, neutral, or unfriendly toward religion? (RELLIBER)
TOTAL%
1) Friendly35420.8
2) Neutral61035.9
3) Unfriendly39323.1
9) Don't know/Refused34320.2
Missing1638 
TOTAL1700100.0
90) As I name a group please tell me whether you feel that group is generally friendly toward religion, neutral toward religion, or unfriendly toward religion? Do you think conservatives are generally friendly, neutral, or unfriendly toward religion? (RELCONS)
TOTAL%
1) Friendly82548.5
2) Neutral39223.1
3) Unfriendly1579.2
9) Don't know/Refused32619.2
Missing1638 
TOTAL1700100.0
91) On another subject… Do you strongly favor, favor, oppose, or strongly oppose allowing gays and lesbians to marry legally? (GAYMARR)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly favor2828.5
2) Favor70021
3) Oppose83124.9
4) Strongly oppose116034.8
9) Don't know/Refused36410.9
TOTAL3337100.0
92) Do you strongly favor, favor, oppose, or strongly oppose allowing gay and lesbian couples to enter into legal agreements with each other that would give them many of the same rights as married couples? (GAYRIGHT)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly favor51515.4
2) Favor110833.2
3) Oppose68820.6
4) Strongly oppose78823.6
9) Don't know/Refused2397.2
TOTAL3338100.0
93) There has been a proposal to change the U.S. Constitution to ban gay marriage. Do you think amending the Constitution to ban gay marriage is a good idea, or a bad idea? [Ask if FORM = 1.] (BANMARR)
TOTAL%
1) Good idea/favor Constitutional amendment63038.5
2) Bad idea/oppose Constitutional amendment90655.3
9) Don't know/Refused1026.2
Missing1700 
TOTAL1638100.0
94) There has been a proposal to change the U.S. Constitution that would define marriage as being between a man and a woman, thus barring marriages between gay or lesbian couples? Do you think amending the Constitution in this way is a good idea, or a bad idea? [Ask if FORM = 2.] (DEFMARR)
TOTAL%
1) Good idea/favor Constitutional amendment54932.3
2) Bad idea/oppose Constitutional amendment107363.2
9) Don't know/Refused774.5
Missing1638 
TOTAL1699100.0
95) As you may know, the federal government has debated whether to fund certain kinds of medical research known as ‘stem cell research'… How much have you heard about this? (STEMCELL)
TOTAL%
1) A lot139541.8
2) A little143342.9
3) Nothing at all49414.8
9) Don't know/Refused16.5
TOTAL3338100.0
96) All in all, which is more important: conducting stem cell research that might result in new medical cures, or not destroying the potential life of human embryos involved in this research. (STEMIMPT)
TOTAL%
1) Conducting stem cell research that might result in new medical cures.173652
2) Not destroying the potential life of human embryos involved in this research.113634
9) Don't know/Refused46614
TOTAL3338100.0
97) How would you rate economic conditions in this country today… as excellent, good, only fair, or poor? (ECONCOND)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent932.8
2) Good100230
3) Only fair151245.3
4) Poor70521.1
9) Don't know/Refused27.8
TOTAL3339100.0
98) A year from now, do you expect that economic conditions in the country as a whole will be better than they are at present, or worse, or just about the same as now? (YEARCOND)
TOTAL%
1) Better118835.6
2) Worse3029
3) Same158447.4
9) Don't know/Refused2657.9
TOTAL3339100.0
99) Thinking about your own personal finances… How would you rate your own personal financial situation? Would you say you are in excellent shape, good shape, only fair shape or poor shape? (FINANSIT)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent shape2928.8
2) Good shape141442.4
3) Only fair shape113233.9
4) Poor shape46213.8
9) Don't know/Refused371.1
TOTAL3337100.0
100) Over the course of the next year, do you think the financial situation of you and your family will improve a lot, improve some, get a little worse or get a lot worse? (FAMFINAN)
TOTAL%
1) Improve a lot44613.4
2) Improve some190657.1
3) Get a little worse3059.1
4) Get a lot worse882.6
5) Stay the same40312.1
9) Don't know/Refused1895.7
TOTAL3337100.0
101) Now thinkng about Iraq… Do you think the U.S. made the right decision or the wrong decision in using military force against Iraq? (DECIRAQ)
TOTAL%
1) Right decision178953.6
2) Wrong decision135940.7
9) Don't know/Refused1905.7
TOTAL3338100.0
102) How well is the U.S. military effort in Iraq going: very well, fairly well, or not too well? (SITIRAQ)
TOTAL%
1) Very well40212
2) Fairly well137941.3
3) Not too well92127.6
4) Not at all well52115.6
9) Don't know/Refused1153.4
TOTAL3338100.0
103) Do you think the U.S. should keep military troops in Iraq until the situation has stabilized, or do you think the U.S. should bring its troops home as soon as possible? (TRPSIRAQ)
TOTAL%
1) Keep troops in Iraq179753.8
2) Bring troops home141542.4
9) Don't know/Refused1263.8
TOTAL3338100.0
104) Do you think George W. Bush has a clear plan for bringing the situation in Iraq to a successful conclusion, or don't you think so? (BUSHPLAN)
TOTAL%
1) Has a clear plan118535.5
2) Doesn't have a clear plan194258.2
9) Don't know/Refused2116.3
TOTAL3338100.0
105) Do you think the war in Iraq has helped the war on terrorism, or has it hurt the war on terrorism? (HELPWAR)
TOTAL%
1) Helped150445.1
2) Hurt146143.8
3) No effect1313.9
9) Don't know/Refused2427.2
TOTAL3338100.0
106) Thinking about the people you know, would you say they are becoming less emotionally involved in the news from Iraq than they were, more emotionally involved, or are the people you know about as involved as they had been? (INVNEWS)
TOTAL%
1) Less emotionally involved121236.3
2) More emotionally involved62418.7
3) About as involved as they have been135440.6
4) Mixed/Some more, some less13.4
9) Don't know/Refused1354
TOTAL3338100.0
107) From what you've seen and read, how good a job is the new Iraqi government doing running the country? Is it doing an excellent job, a good job, only a fair job, or a poor job? (IRAQIGOV)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent491.5
2) Good57817.3
3) Only fair157547.2
4) Poor59917.9
9) Don't know/Refused53816.1
TOTAL3339100.0
108) What's your impression about what's happened in Iraq over the past month. Has the number of American military casualties been higher, lower, or about the same as in other recent months? [Ask if FORM = 1.] (MILCASUA)
TOTAL%
1) Higher51031.1
2) Lower28617.5
3) About the same69242.2
9) Don't know/Refused1509.2
Missing1700 
TOTAL1638100.0
109) What's your impression about what's happened in Iraq over the past month. Has the number of Iraqi people killed in violent incidents been higher, lower, or about the same as in other recent months? [Ask if FORM = 2.] (IRAQIDTH)
TOTAL%
1) Higher85950.6
2) Lower1207.1
3) About the same52931.1
9) Don't know/Refused19111.2
Missing1638 
TOTAL1699100.0
110) How worried are you that there will soon be another terrorist attack in the United States? (TERRATT)
TOTAL%
1) Very worried65019.5
2) Somewhat worried146643.9
3) Not too worried83425
4) Not at all worried35010.5
9) Don't know/Refused381.1
TOTAL3338100.0
111) Which of these statements comes closest to your view? 1. The government is putting out too many warnings that turn out to be false alarms, or 2. The government should be giving the public all the warnings it can, even if they turn out to be false alarms. (GOVALARM)
TOTAL%
1) The government is putting out too many warnings that turn out to be false alarms.45127.5
2) The government should be giving the public all the warnings it can, even if they turn out to be false alarms.108166
3) Both8.5
4) Neither332
9) Don't know/Refused664
Missing1700 
TOTAL1639100.0
112) There has been some discussion about whether the recent Code Orange terror alert was raised for political purposes or as a genuine effort to warn the public. Do you think the government recently raised the terrorist alert level: mostly for political purposes, or mostly as a genuine effort to warn the public? (CODEORNG)
TOTAL%
1) Mostly for political purposes56933.5
2) Mostly as a genuine effort to warn the public96256.6
3) Both362.1
4) Neither7.4
9) Don't know/Refused1257.4
Missing1638 
TOTAL1699100.0
113) Now, just a few questions for statistical purposes only. Do you use a computer at your workplace, at school, at home, or anywhere else on at least an occasional basis? (INT1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes249674.8
2) No84025.2
9) Don't know/Refused2.1
TOTAL3338100.0
114) Do you ever go online to access the Internet or World Wide Web or to send and receive email? (INT2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes225867.6
2) No108032.4
TOTAL3338100.0
115) What is your age? (AGE)
TOTAL%
18) 181324
19) 19531.6
20) 20521.6
21) 21581.7
22) 22441.3
23) 2317.5
24) 24521.6
25) 25531.6
26) 26411.2
27) 27692.1
28) 28501.5
29) 29471.4
30) 30351
31) 31451.3
32) 32993
33) 33631.9
34) 34802.4
35) 35571.7
36) 36702.1
37) 37521.6
38) 38471.4
39) 39511.5
40) 40591.8
41) 41842.5
42) 421043.1
43) 43972.9
44) 44662
45) 45581.7
46) 46722.2
47) 47641.9
48) 48601.8
49) 49511.5
50) 50832.5
51) 51732.2
52) 52531.6
53) 53621.9
54) 54672
55) 55481.4
56) 56561.7
57) 57401.2
58) 58662
59) 59321
60) 60321
61) 6129.9
62) 62431.3
63) 63591.8
64) 6425.7
65) 65441.3
66) 6628.8
67) 6721.6
68) 6820.6
69) 6929.9
70) 7030.9
71) 7120.6
72) 7224.7
73) 7316.5
74) 7427.8
75) 75421.3
76) 7618.5
77) 7717.5
78) 7820.6
79) 7919.6
80) 80391.2
81) 8125.7
82) 82321
83) 8316.5
84) 849.3
85) 856.2
86) 868.2
87) 8711.3
88) 8816.5
89) 893.1
90) 903.1
92) 922.1
94) 942.1
95) 952.1
97) 97 or older00
99) Don't know/Refused391.2
TOTAL3338100.0
116) What is the last grade or class that you completed in school? (EDUC)
TOTAL%
1) None, or grade 1-8762.3
2) High school incomplete (Grades 9-11)36210.8
3) High school graduate (Grade 12 or GED certificate)108632.5
4) Business, technical, or vocational school after high school1344
5) Some college, no 4-year degree79623.8
6) College graduate (B.S., B.A., or other 4-year degree)55616.7
7) Post-graduate training or professional schooling after college (e.g., toward a master's Degree or Ph. D.; law or medical school)3219.6
9) Don't know/Refused7.2
TOTAL3338100.0
117) Are you, yourself, of Hispanic origin or descent, such as Mexican, Puerto Rican, Cuban, or some other Spanish background? (HISP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes3309.9
2) No299689.8
9) Don't know/Refused12.4
TOTAL3338100.0
118) What is your race? Are you white, black, Asian, or some other? [If respondent answered "Yes" to Hispanic in HISP, ask instead: "Are you white Hispanic, black Hispanic, or some other race?"] (RACE)
TOTAL%
1) White262678.7
2) Black41312.4
3) Asian601.8
4) Other or mixed race1755.2
9) Don't know/Refused641.9
TOTAL3338100.0
119) Are you married, divorced, separated, widowed, or never been married? (MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Married173051.8
2) Divorced38911.7
3) Separated982.9
4) Widowed2818.4
5) Never been married82424.7
9) Don't know/Refused17.5
TOTAL3339100.0
120) Are you the parent or guardian of any children under 18 now living in your household? (PARENT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes111733.5
2) No221666.4
9) Don't know/Refused5.1
TOTAL3338100.0
121) What is your religious preference: Protestant, Roman Catholic, Jewish, Muslim, Mormon, or an orthodox church such as the Greek or Russian Orthodox Church? ["Protestant" includes Baptist, Lutheran, Methodist, Presbyterian, Episcopalian, Pentecostal, Jehovah's Witness, Church of Christ, etc.] (RELIG)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant189156.6
2) Roman Catholic78023.4
3) Jewish511.5
4) Mormon (include Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints)662
5) Orthodox Church (Greek or Russian)19.6
6) Islam/Muslim16.5
7) Other religion792.4
8) No religion, not a believer, atheist, agnostic36510.9
9) Don't know/Refused722.2
TOTAL3339100.0
122) Would you describe yourself as a "born again" or evangelical Christian, or not? [Ask if RELIG = 1,2,4,5,7 or 9.] (BORN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, would121041.6
2) No, would not157754.3
9) Don't know/Refused1194.1
Missing432 
TOTAL2906100.0
123) Aside from weddings and funerals, how often do you attend religious services... more than once a week, once a week, once or twice a month, a few times a year, seldom, or never? (ATTEND)
TOTAL%
1) More than once a week44713.4
2) Once a week82624.7
3) Once or twice a month48814.6
4) A few times a year66720
5) Seldom49014.7
6) Never37611.3
9) Don't know/Refused461.4
TOTAL3340100.0
124) How important would you say religion is in your own life - very important, fairly important, or not very important? (RELIMP)
TOTAL%
1) Very important190857.2
2) Fairly important88626.6
3) Not very important51815.5
9) Don't know/Refused25.7
TOTAL3337100.0
125) Last year, that is in 2003, what was your total family income from all sources, before taxes? Just stop me when I get to the right category. (INCOME)
TOTAL%
1) Less than $10,0002517.5
2) 10 to under $20,00034510.3
3) 20 to under $30,00044013.2
4) 30 to under $40,00037711.3
5) 40 to under $50,0003299.9
6) 50 to under $75,00053416
7) 75 to under $100,0003149.4
8) 100 to under $150,0002387.1
9) $150,000 or more1534.6
10) Don't know/Refused35610.7
TOTAL3337100.0
126) 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)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, registered253375.9
2) No, not registered77623.2
9) Don't know/Refused29.9
TOTAL3338100.0
127) 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? [Asked only if REGIST = 1.] (REGICERT)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely certain240895
2) Chance registration has lapsed983.9
9) Don't know/Refused281.1
Missing805 
TOTAL2534100.0
128) In politics today, do you consider yourself a Republican, Democrat, or Independent? (PARTY)
TOTAL%
1) Republican104831.4
2) Democrat116735
3) Independent90827.2
4) No preference1183.5
5) Other4.1
9) Don't know/Refused932.8
TOTAL3338100.0
129) Do you consider yourself a strong [Insert "Republican" or "Democrat" depending on response to PARTY] or not a strong [Republican or Democrat]? (PARTYSTR)
TOTAL%
1) Strong134760.8
2) Not strong83137.5
9) Don't know/Refused361.6
Missing1124 
TOTAL2214100.0
130) As of today do you lean more to the Republican Party or more to the Democratic Party? [Asked if PARTY = 3,4,5 or 9.] (PARTYLN)
TOTAL%
1) Republican37133
2) Democrat42437.7
9) Other/Don't know/Refused32929.3
Missing2214 
TOTAL1124100.0
131) In general, would you describe your political views as very conservative, conservative, moderate, liberal, or very liberal? (IDEO)
TOTAL%
1) Very conservative2046.1
2) Conservative106431.9
3) Moderate128438.5
4) Liberal41912.6
5) Very liberal1634.9
9) Don't know/Refused2046.1
TOTAL3338100.0
132) In the 2000 presidential election, did things come up which kept you from voting, or did you happen to vote? [If respondent voted, then ask: "Did you vote for Gore, Bush, Nader or Buchanan?"] (PVOTE00)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, Gore89426.8
2) Yes, Bush117935.3
3) Yes, Nader461.4
4) Yes, Buchanan26.8
5) Yes, other candidate9.3
6) Yes, don't remember which candidate381.1
7) No, didn't vote/Too young106231.8
8) Don't remember if voted431.3
9) Refused391.2
TOTAL3336100.0
133) How often would you say you vote: always, near always, part of the time, or seldom? (OFTVOTE)
TOTAL%
1) Always148244.4
2) Nearly always77523.2
3) Part of the time37211.1
4) Seldom39711.9
5) Never vote2547.6
6) Other23.7
9) Don't know/Refused361.1
TOTAL3339100.0
134) Do you own or rent your home? (OWNRENT)
TOTAL%
1) Own229968.9
2) Rent86225.8
3) Other arrangement1484.4
9) Don't know/Refused29.9
TOTAL3338100.0
135) Are you now employed full-time, part-time, or not employed? (EMPLOY)
TOTAL%
1) Full-time170551.1
2) Part-time39811.9
3) Not employed121336.4
9) Don't know/Refused21.6
TOTAL3337100.0
136) Are you yourself a veteran of the armed services? [If respondent is married, add: "or is your husband/wife a veteran of the armed services?"] (VETERAN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, respondent45313.6
2) Yes, spouse2296.9
3) Yes, both16.5
4) Yes, respondent is still active/in the reserves17.5
5) Yes, spouse still active/in the reserves9.3
7) No260278
9) Don't know/Refused11.3
TOTAL3337100.0
137) Are you (or is your spouse) a member of a labor union? [Include "your spouse" only for married people.] (LABOR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, respondent is2978.9
2) Yes, spouse is1243.7
3) Yes, both471.4
4) No, neither are285385.5
9) Don't know/Refused17.5
TOTAL3338100.0
138) Which of the following best describes the place where you now live? (CITYSIZE)
TOTAL%
1) A large city64519.3
2) A suburb near a large city78923.6
3) A small city or town119535.8
4) A rural area65019.5
9) Don't know/Refused581.7
TOTAL3337100.0
139) What is your zipcode? (ZIPCODE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL333851765.5230244.47
140) Thank you very much for your time. In case you are interested, this survey is being conducted by the Pew Research Center for the People and the Press. They will have a report about it on their website in the coming weeks. Would you like their web site address? (WEBSITE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, website requested168250.4
2) No, website not requested165649.6
TOTAL3338100.0
141) Verbatim response if RELIG = 7 "Other religion." (RELOTH)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL0
142) Numeric recode of USR variable (Urban, suburban, or rural area) (USR1)
TOTAL%
1) Urban91727.5
2) Suburban158447.5
3) Rural83725.1
TOTAL3338100.0
143) State (STATENAM)
TOTAL%
1) Alabama651.9
4) Arizona571.7
5) Arkansas501.5
6) California33910.2
8) Colorado601.8
9) Connecticut541.6
10) Delaware13.4
11) District of Columbia5.1
12) Florida1344
13) Georgia1324
16) Idaho17.5
17) Illinois1303.9
18) Indiana1023.1
19) Iowa361.1
20) Kansas341
21) Kentucky621.9
22) Louisiana461.4
23) Maine27.8
24) Maryland601.8
25) Massachusetts571.7
26) Michigan1223.7
27) Minnesota511.5
28) Mississippi21.6
29) Missouri702.1
30) Montana15.4
31) Nebraska15.4
32) Nevada29.9
33) New Hampshire13.4
34) New Jersey822.5
35) New Mexico30.9
36) New York1865.6
37) North Carolina1324
38) North Dakota15.4
39) Ohio1233.7
40) Oklahoma351
41) Oregon591.8
42) Pennsylvania2026
44) Rhode Island11.3
45) South Carolina381.1
46) South Dakota10.3
47) Tennessee782.3
48) Texas2016
49) Utah321
50) Vermont14.4
51) Virginia982.9
53) Washington682
54) West Virginia321
55) Wisconsin712.1
56) Wyoming6.2
TOTAL3339100.0
144) 2004 Vote Preference ("Swing" variable) (SWING)
TOTAL%
1) Bush - no chance Kerry114334.2
2) Kerry - no chance Bush125837.7
3) Nader - no chance Kerry or Bush351
4) Bush - lean Bush, chance Kerry3289.8
5) Kerry - lean Kerry, chance Bush2698.1
6) Nader - lean Nader, chance Other521.6
7) Other/undecided2547.6
TOTAL3339100.0
145) Republican state, Democratic state, or "Battleground state" (BATTLE)
TOTAL%
1) Republican States109032.7
2) Democratic States95128.5
3) Battleground States129738.9
TOTAL3338100.0
146) Recoded age variable (RECAGE)
TOTAL%
1) 18-2440812.2
2) 25-3458317.5
3) 35-4468720.6
4) 45-5464319.3
5) 55-6442912.9
6) 65 or older54916.4
9) Refused391.2
TOTAL3338100.0
147) Recoded education variable (RECEDUC)
TOTAL%
1) Less than high school43813.1
2) Graduated high school121936.5
3) Some college79623.9
4) College degree or more education87726.3
9) Refused7.2
TOTAL3337100.0
148) Race/ethnicity recoded (based on HISP and RACE variables) (RACETHN)
TOTAL%
1) White, not Hispanic242672.7
2) Black, not Hispanic35710.7
3) Hispanic3309.9
4) Other1845.5
9) Refused411.2
TOTAL3338100.0
149) Weight variable (WEIGHT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL2.2080.947
150) Recode of the variable named ATTEND. [Missing values were recoded to be 3.5 on the scale ranging from 1 to 6.] (ATTENDX)
TOTAL%
1) More than once a week44713.4
2) Once a week82624.7
3) Once or twice a month48814.6
3.5) 3.5461.4
4) A few times a year66720
5) Seldom49014.7
6) Never37611.3
9) Don't know/Refused00
TOTAL3340100.0
151) Recode of the variable named RELIMP. (RELIMPX)
TOTAL%
1) Very important190857.2
3) Fairly important or Don't know/Refused91127.3
5) Not very important51815.5
TOTAL3337100.0
152) Religious commitment: summary of religious attendance (ATTENDX) and religious importance (RELIMPX), where COMMIT is the sum of ATTENDX and RELIMPX. (COMMIT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL33385.492.74
153) Religious commitment: summary of religious attendance (ATTENDX) and religious importance (RELIMPX), where values range from 1 to 3. (COMMIT2)
TOTAL%
1) High115334.5
2) Moderate98529.5
3) Low120035.9
TOTAL3338100.0
154) Call attempt (ATTEMPT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL33383.072.47
155) Date of first call (FCALL)
TOTAL%
80504) August 5, 2004190357
80604) August 6, 20043259.7
80704) August 7, 200472621.7
80804) August 8, 200438411.5
TOTAL3338100.0
156) Recoded age variable (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-AGE)
TOTAL%
1) 18-2440812.4
2) 25-3458317.7
3) 35-4468720.8
4) 45-5464319.5
5) 55-6442913
6) 65 or older54916.6
Missing39 
TOTAL3299100.0
157) Aside from weddings and funerals, how often do you attend religious services... more than once a week, once a week, once or twice a month, a few times a year, seldom, or never? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-ATTEND)
TOTAL%
1) More than once a week44713.6
2) Once a week82625.1
3) Once or twice a month48814.8
4) A few times a year66720.2
5) Seldom49014.9
6) Never37611.4
Missing46 
TOTAL3294100.0
158) Recoded education variable (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-EDUC)
TOTAL%
1) Less than high school43813.2
2) Graduated high school121936.6
3) Some college79623.9
4) College degree or more education87726.3
Missing7 
TOTAL3330100.0
159) Sex (for use with online analysis) (I-GENDER)
TOTAL%
1) Male160248
2) Female173652
TOTAL3338100.0
160) In politics today, do you consider yourself a Republican, Democrat, or Independent? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-PARTYID)
TOTAL%
1) Republican104832.3
2) Democrat116736
3) Independent90828
4) No preference1183.6
Missing98 
TOTAL3241100.0
161) Race/ethnicity recoded (based on HISP and RACE variables) (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-RACE)
TOTAL%
1) White, not Hispanic242673.6
2) Black, not Hispanic35710.8
3) Hispanic33010
4) Other1845.6
Missing41 
TOTAL3297100.0