Religion and Public Life Survey, 2004

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Percentages are weighted by 149) WEIGHT; Total Ns reported are unweighted
1) RID (RID)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL151211471.447694.82
2) Interview date (INTDATE)
TOTAL%
80504) August 5, 2004 24.1
80604) August 6, 2004 12.5
80704) August 7, 2004 17.9
80804) August 8, 2004 13.4
80904) August 9, 2004 19.9
81004) August 10, 2004 12.3
TOTAL1512100.0
3) Area (AREA)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1512580.16234.42
4) Census Region (CREGION)
TOTAL%
1) Northeast 19.3
2) Midwest 23.4
3) South 36
4) West 21.3
TOTAL1512100.0
5) Fips code (FIPS)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL151228208.0015914.00
6) Metropolitan statistical area code (MSA)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL118130305.5211047.51
7) Form number of questionnaire (FORM)
TOTAL%
1) Form 1 49.1
2) Form 2 50.9
TOTAL1512100.0
8) Sex (SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Male 48
2) Female 52
TOTAL1512100.0
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) Approve 46.2
2) Disapprove 44.9
9) Don't know/Refused 8.9
TOTAL1512100.0
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 closely 32.1
2) Fairly closely 38.4
3) Not too closely 15.5
4) Not at all closely 13.6
9) Don't know/Refused .5
TOTAL1512100.0
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 closely 39.2
2) Fairly closely 41.8
3) Not too closely 12.3
4) Not at all closely 6.2
9) Don't know/Refused .5
TOTAL1512100.0
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 closely 23
2) Fairly closely 25.9
3) Not too closely 19.1
4) Not at all closely 31.4
9) Don't know/Refused .5
TOTAL1512100.0
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 closely 10
2) Fairly closely 21.7
3) Not too closely 29.1
4) Not at all closely 38.2
9) Don't know/Refused 1
TOTAL1512100.0
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 closely 51.8
2) Fairly closely 29.4
3) Not too closely 10.3
4) Not at all closely 7.9
9) Don't know/Refused .6
TOTAL1512100.0
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 closely 34
2) Fairly closely 35.4
3) Not too closely 18.2
4) Not at all closely 11.4
9) Don't know/Refused 1
TOTAL1512100.0
16) How much thought have you given to the coming presidential election: quite a lot or only a little? (PRESTHOU)
TOTAL%
1) Quite a lot 62.2
2) Some 1.8
3) Little 31.8
4) None 3.1
9) Don't know/Refused 1
TOTAL1512100.0
17) Have you ever voted in your precinct or election district? (DISTVOTE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 72.2
2) No 27.6
9) Don't know/Refused .1
TOTAL1512100.0
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 Cheney 41.5
2) For the Democratic ticket of John Kerry and John Edwards 42.8
3) Or for the ticket of Ralph Nader and Peter Camejo 2.3
4) Other candidate 1.8
9) Don't know/Refused 11.6
TOTAL1512100.0
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) Strongly 62.6
2) Only moderately 36.3
9) Don't know/Refused 1.1
Missing190 
TOTAL1322100.0
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 Republicans 19.2
2) Kerry and Edwards, the Democrats 21.9
3) Or more to Nader and Camejo 2.2
4) Other candidate 4.9
9) Don't know/Refused 51.7
Missing1322 
TOTAL190100.0
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 Kerry 44.5
2) Against Bush 50.2
9) Undecided 5.3
Missing823 
TOTAL689100.0
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 Bush 73.4
2) Against Kerry 20.6
9) Undecided 6.1
Missing827 
TOTAL685100.0
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 him 24.8
2) Decided not to vote for him 67.9
9) Don't know/Refused 7.3
Missing689 
TOTAL823100.0
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 him 17
2) Decided not to vote for him 76.8
9) Don't know/Refused 6.2
Missing685 
TOTAL827100.0
25) Do you yourself plan to vote in the election this November? (NOVELECT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 89.3
2) No 8.1
9) Don't know 2.5
TOTAL1512100.0
26) How certain are you that you will vote? Are you absolutely certain, fairly certain, or not certain? (CERTVOTE)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely certain 83.7
2) Fairly certain 13.7
3) Not certain 2
9) Don't know/Refused .6
Missing127 
TOTAL1385100.0
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. Bush 43.7
2) John Kerry 36.9
3) Other/Can't say 0
9) Don't know/Refused 19.4
TOTAL1512100.0
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 lot 19.2
2) A fair amount 45.7
3) Just some 19.2
4) Very little 13.6
9) Don't know/Refused 2.4
Missing773 
TOTAL739100.0
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 lot 39.6
2) A little 30.2
3) Only some 23.4
4) Nothing 5.6
9) Don't know/Refused 1.2
Missing739 
TOTAL773100.0
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) Kerry 37.5
2) Bush 48.9
3) Neither 2
4) Both equally 3.1
9) Don't know/Refused 8.4
Missing773 
TOTAL739100.0
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) Kerry 41.9
2) Bush 42.7
3) Neither 3.1
4) Both equally 6.8
9) Don't know/Refused 5.4
Missing773 
TOTAL739100.0
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) Kerry 36.5
2) Bush 39.3
3) Neither 13.1
4) Both equally 2.8
9) Don't know/Refused 8.4
Missing773 
TOTAL739100.0
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) Kerry 45.8
2) Bush 36.9
3) Neither 7
4) Both equally 3.2
9) Don't know/Refused 7
Missing773 
TOTAL739100.0
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) Kerry 34.6
2) Bush 55.1
3) Neither 2.4
4) Both equally 3.1
9) Don't know/Refused 4.7
Missing773 
TOTAL739100.0
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) Kerry 27.7
2) Bush 62.4
3) Neither 1.6
4) Both equally 3.8
9) Don't know/Refused 4.5
Missing773 
TOTAL739100.0
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) Kerry 40
2) Bush 44.8
3) Neither 5.6
4) Both equally 4.4
9) Don't know/Refused 5.2
Missing773 
TOTAL739100.0
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) Kerry 12.3
2) Bush 68.1
3) Neither 3.2
4) Both equally 4.8
9) Don't know/Refused 11.6
Missing773 
TOTAL739100.0
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) Kerry 44.4
2) Bush 29.8
3) Neither 6
4) Both equally 4.5
9) Don't know/Refused 15.3
Missing773 
TOTAL739100.0
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. Bush 34.8
2) John Kerry 51.1
3) Neither 3.5
9) Don't know/Refused 10.5
Missing739 
TOTAL773100.0
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. Bush 28.1
2) John Kerry 54.4
3) Neither 5.2
9) Don't know/Refused 12.3
Missing739 
TOTAL773100.0
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. Bush 33.6
2) John Kerry 51.8
3) Neither 3.4
9) Don't know/Refused 11.3
Missing739 
TOTAL773100.0
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. Bush 32.6
2) John Kerry 53
3) Neither 5.4
9) Don't know/Refused 9.1
Missing739 
TOTAL773100.0
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. Bush 39.7
2) John Kerry 45.4
3) Neither 4.7
9) Don't know/Refused 10.2
Missing739 
TOTAL773100.0
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. Bush 42.6
2) John Kerry 45.7
3) Neither 3.2
9) Don't know/Refused 8.5
Missing739 
TOTAL773100.0
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. Bush 46.6
2) John Kerry 39.4
3) Neither 4.2
9) Don't know/Refused 9.8
Missing739 
TOTAL773100.0
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. Bush 40.7
2) John Kerry 46.8
3) Neither 3.1
9) Don't know/Refused 9.4
Missing739 
TOTAL773100.0
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 important 75.8
2) Somewhat important 20.8
3) Not too important 1.7
4) Not at all important 1.1
9) Don't know/Refused .6
TOTAL1512100.0
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 important 66.9
2) Somewhat important 24.9
3) Not too important 3.6
4) Not at all important 3.6
9) Don't know/Refused 1
TOTAL1512100.0
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 important 74.1
2) Somewhat important 19.1
3) Not too important 3.3
4) Not at all important 2.1
9) Don't know/Refused 1.4
TOTAL1512100.0
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 important 32.9
2) Somewhat important 18.4
3) Not too important 14.3
4) Not at all important 31.7
9) Don't know/Refused 2.7
TOTAL1512100.0
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 important 62
2) Somewhat important 23.8
3) Not too important 6.6
4) Not at all important 5.4
9) Don't know/Refused 2.1
TOTAL1512100.0
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 important 45.7
2) Somewhat important 24.3
3) Not too important 12.6
4) Not at all important 14.2
9) Don't know/Refused 3.2
Missing773 
TOTAL739100.0
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 important 54.1
2) Somewhat important 32.3
3) Not too important 8.3
4) Not at all important 3.8
9) Don't know/Refused 1.5
Missing773 
TOTAL739100.0
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 important 54.3
2) Somewhat important 37.4
3) Not too important 6.1
4) Not at all important .7
9) Don't know/Refused 1.5
Missing773 
TOTAL739100.0
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 important 70
2) Somewhat important 21.7
3) Not too important 4.9
4) Not at all important 2.2
9) Don't know/Refused 1.2
Missing739 
TOTAL773100.0
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 important 68.9
2) Somewhat important 24.6
3) Not too important 2.8
4) Not at all important 2.6
9) Don't know/Refused 1.1
Missing739 
TOTAL773100.0
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 important 52.9
2) Somewhat important 34.5
3) Not too important 7.1
4) Not at all important 4.4
9) Don't know/Refused 1.2
Missing739 
TOTAL773100.0
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 available 34.1
2) Jobs are difficult to find 55
3) Lots of some jobs, few of others 4.2
9) Don't know/Refused 6.6
TOTAL1512100.0
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, interested 46.1
2) Not that interested 53.1
9) Don't know/Refused .9
TOTAL1512100.0
60) Would you say you are very interested or fairly interested? [Asked only if RNCNYC1 = 1.] (RNCNYC2)
TOTAL%
1) Very interested 58.5
2) Fairly interested 41.2
9) Don't know/Refused .3
Missing766 
TOTAL746100.0
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 coverage 21.5
2) Some of it 28.7
3) Just a little 28.4
4) None of it 21.1
9) Don't know/Refused .3
Missing773 
TOTAL739100.0
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 favorable 27.4
2) Mostly favorable 30.5
3) Mostly unfavorable 16.5
4) Very unfavorable 22.1
8) Can't rate 1.7
9) Refused 1.9
Missing773 
TOTAL739100.0
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 favorable 22.9
2) Mostly favorable 33.5
3) Mostly unfavorable 21.4
4) Very unfavorable 14.4
5) Never heard of .9
8) Can't rate 5.3
9) Refused 1.7
Missing773 
TOTAL739100.0
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 favorable 4.3
2) Mostly favorable 21.8
3) Mostly unfavorable 26.5
4) Very unfavorable 17.9
5) Never heard of 6.6
8) Can't rate 20
9) Refused 2.9
Missing773 
TOTAL739100.0
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 favorable 21.9
2) Mostly favorable 36.6
3) Mostly unfavorable 17.8
4) Very unfavorable 5.9
5) Never heard of 3.6
8) Can't rate 12.2
9) Refused 2.1
Missing773 
TOTAL739100.0
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 favorable 12.8
2) Mostly favorable 34
3) Mostly unfavorable 20.8
4) Very unfavorable 20.1
5) Never heard of 2.3
8) Can't rate 8.1
9) Refused 1.8
Missing773 
TOTAL739100.0
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 favorable 35
2) Mostly favorable 34.8
3) Mostly unfavorable 10.9
4) Very unfavorable 7.6
5) Never heard of 1.5
8) Can't rate 8.5
9) Refused 1.6
Missing773 
TOTAL739100.0
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 favorable 15.2
2) Mostly favorable 28.2
3) Mostly unfavorable 16.8
4) Very unfavorable 13.2
5) Never heard of 8.4
8) Can't rate 15.4
9) Refused 2.9
Missing773 
TOTAL739100.0
69) Thinking about the president... do you approve or disapprove of the way George W. Bush is handling the economy? (PRESECON)
TOTAL%
1) Approve 41.6
2) Disapprove 52.5
9) Don't know/Refused 5.9
Missing739 
TOTAL773100.0
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) Approve 43.2
2) Disapprove 51.9
9) Don't know/Refused 4.9
Missing739 
TOTAL773100.0
71) Thinking about the president... do you approve or disapprove of the way George W. Bush is handling terrorist threats? (PRESTHRT)
TOTAL%
1) Approve 58.1
2) Disapprove 36.9
9) Don't know/Refused 5.1
Missing739 
TOTAL773100.0
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) Approve 41.7
2) Disapprove 49.5
9) Don't know/Refused 8.8
Missing739 
TOTAL773100.0
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) Approve 61.5
2) Disapprove 21.4
9) Don't know/Refused 17.1
Missing739 
TOTAL773100.0
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 out 44
2) Should express views 51.1
9) No opinion 4.9
Missing773 
TOTAL739100.0
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 candidates 24.9
2) Should not come out in favor of candidates 65.4
9) No opinion 9.7
Missing739 
TOTAL773100.0
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 much 26.6
2) Too little 31.4
3) Right amount 32.1
9) Don't know/Refused 9.9
Missing773 
TOTAL739100.0
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 much 10.1
2) Too little 14.6
3) About the right amount 56
9) Don't know/Refused 19.3
Missing739 
TOTAL773100.0
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 much 24.5
2) Too little 10.9
3) About the right amount 53.1
9) Don't know/Refused 11.5
Missing739 
TOTAL773100.0
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 deal 25.8
2) A fair amount 38.7
3) Not very much 27.8
9) Don't know/Refused 7.7
Missing773 
TOTAL739100.0
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 much 14.9
2) Too little 20.6
3) About the right amount 53.2
9) Don't know/Refused 11.4
Missing773 
TOTAL739100.0
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 deal 9.8
2) A fair amount 32.7
3) Not very much 45.9
9) Don't know/Refused 11.6
Missing739 
TOTAL773100.0
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) Proper 26.3
2) Improper 68.5
9) Don't know/Refused 5.2
TOTAL1512100.0
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) Proper 22.1
2) Improper 63.5
9) Don't know/Refused 14.4
TOTAL1512100.0
84) Do you believe that it is proper or improper for the Ten Commandments to be displayed in a government building? (TENCOMM)
TOTAL%
1) Proper 72
2) Improper 23.4
9) Don't know/Refused 4.6
TOTAL1512100.0
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 agree 11.8
2) Mostly agree 28.6
3) Mostly disagree 33.7
4) Completely disagree 21.7
9) Don't know/Refused 4.2
Missing773 
TOTAL739100.0
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 agree 29
2) Mostly agree 40.8
3) Mostly disagree 15.3
4) Completely disagree 10.5
9) Don't know/Refused 4.4
Missing739 
TOTAL773100.0
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) Friendly 39.9
2) Neutral 34.3
3) Unfriendly 12.5
9) Don't know/Refused 13.3
Missing739 
TOTAL773100.0
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) Friendly 52.5
2) Neutral 24.2
3) Unfriendly 9.8
9) Don't know/Refused 13.5
Missing739 
TOTAL773100.0
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) Friendly 20.8
2) Neutral 35.9
3) Unfriendly 23.1
9) Don't know/Refused 20.2
Missing739 
TOTAL773100.0
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) Friendly 48.5
2) Neutral 23.1
3) Unfriendly 9.2
9) Don't know/Refused 19.2
Missing739 
TOTAL773100.0
91) On another subject… Do you strongly favor, favor, oppose, or strongly oppose allowing gays and lesbians to marry legally? (GAYMARR)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly favor 8.5
2) Favor 21
3) Oppose 24.9
4) Strongly oppose 34.8
9) Don't know/Refused 10.9
TOTAL1512100.0
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 favor 15.4
2) Favor 33.2
3) Oppose 20.6
4) Strongly oppose 23.6
9) Don't know/Refused 7.2
TOTAL1512100.0
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 amendment 38.5
2) Bad idea/oppose Constitutional amendment 55.3
9) Don't know/Refused 6.2
Missing773 
TOTAL739100.0
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 amendment 32.3
2) Bad idea/oppose Constitutional amendment 63.2
9) Don't know/Refused 4.5
Missing739 
TOTAL773100.0
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 lot 41.8
2) A little 42.9
3) Nothing at all 14.8
9) Don't know/Refused .5
TOTAL1512100.0
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. 52
2) Not destroying the potential life of human embryos involved in this research. 34
9) Don't know/Refused 14
TOTAL1512100.0
97) How would you rate economic conditions in this country today… as excellent, good, only fair, or poor? (ECONCOND)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent 2.8
2) Good 30
3) Only fair 45.3
4) Poor 21.1
9) Don't know/Refused .8
TOTAL1512100.0
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) Better 35.6
2) Worse 9
3) Same 47.4
9) Don't know/Refused 7.9
TOTAL1512100.0
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 shape 8.8
2) Good shape 42.4
3) Only fair shape 33.9
4) Poor shape 13.8
9) Don't know/Refused 1.1
TOTAL1512100.0
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 lot 13.4
2) Improve some 57.1
3) Get a little worse 9.1
4) Get a lot worse 2.6
5) Stay the same 12.1
9) Don't know/Refused 5.7
TOTAL1512100.0
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 decision 53.6
2) Wrong decision 40.7
9) Don't know/Refused 5.7
TOTAL1512100.0
102) How well is the U.S. military effort in Iraq going: very well, fairly well, or not too well? (SITIRAQ)
TOTAL%
1) Very well 12
2) Fairly well 41.3
3) Not too well 27.6
4) Not at all well 15.6
9) Don't know/Refused 3.4
TOTAL1512100.0
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 Iraq 53.8
2) Bring troops home 42.4
9) Don't know/Refused 3.8
TOTAL1512100.0
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 plan 35.5
2) Doesn't have a clear plan 58.2
9) Don't know/Refused 6.3
TOTAL1512100.0
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) Helped 45.1
2) Hurt 43.8
3) No effect 3.9
9) Don't know/Refused 7.2
TOTAL1512100.0
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 involved 36.3
2) More emotionally involved 18.7
3) About as involved as they have been 40.6
4) Mixed/Some more, some less .4
9) Don't know/Refused 4
TOTAL1512100.0
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) Excellent 1.5
2) Good 17.3
3) Only fair 47.2
4) Poor 17.9
9) Don't know/Refused 16.1
TOTAL1512100.0
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) Higher 31.1
2) Lower 17.5
3) About the same 42.2
9) Don't know/Refused 9.2
Missing773 
TOTAL739100.0
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) Higher 50.6
2) Lower 7.1
3) About the same 31.1
9) Don't know/Refused 11.2
Missing739 
TOTAL773100.0
110) How worried are you that there will soon be another terrorist attack in the United States? (TERRATT)
TOTAL%
1) Very worried 19.5
2) Somewhat worried 43.9
3) Not too worried 25
4) Not at all worried 10.5
9) Don't know/Refused 1.1
TOTAL1512100.0
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. 27.5
2) The government should be giving the public all the warnings it can, even if they turn out to be false alarms. 66
3) Both .5
4) Neither 2
9) Don't know/Refused 4
Missing773 
TOTAL739100.0
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 purposes 33.5
2) Mostly as a genuine effort to warn the public 56.6
3) Both 2.1
4) Neither .4
9) Don't know/Refused 7.4
Missing739 
TOTAL773100.0
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) Yes 74.8
2) No 25.2
9) Don't know/Refused .1
TOTAL1512100.0
114) Do you ever go online to access the Internet or World Wide Web or to send and receive email? (INT2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 67.6
2) No 32.4
TOTAL1512100.0
115) What is your age? (AGE)
TOTAL%
18) 18 4
19) 19 1.6
20) 20 1.6
21) 21 1.7
22) 22 1.3
23) 23 .5
24) 24 1.6
25) 25 1.6
26) 26 1.2
27) 27 2.1
28) 28 1.5
29) 29 1.4
30) 30 1
31) 31 1.3
32) 32 3
33) 33 1.9
34) 34 2.4
35) 35 1.7
36) 36 2.1
37) 37 1.6
38) 38 1.4
39) 39 1.5
40) 40 1.8
41) 41 2.5
42) 42 3.1
43) 43 2.9
44) 44 2
45) 45 1.7
46) 46 2.2
47) 47 1.9
48) 48 1.8
49) 49 1.5
50) 50 2.5
51) 51 2.2
52) 52 1.6
53) 53 1.9
54) 54 2
55) 55 1.4
56) 56 1.7
57) 57 1.2
58) 58 2
59) 59 1
60) 60 1
61) 61 .9
62) 62 1.3
63) 63 1.8
64) 64 .7
65) 65 1.3
66) 66 .8
67) 67 .6
68) 68 .6
69) 69 .9
70) 70 .9
71) 71 .6
72) 72 .7
73) 73 .5
74) 74 .8
75) 75 1.3
76) 76 .5
77) 77 .5
78) 78 .6
79) 79 .6
80) 80 1.2
81) 81 .7
82) 82 1
83) 83 .5
84) 84 .3
85) 85 .2
86) 86 .2
87) 87 .3
88) 88 .5
89) 89 .1
90) 90 .1
92) 92 .1
94) 94 .1
95) 95 .1
99) Don't know/Refused 1.2
TOTAL1512100.0
116) What is the last grade or class that you completed in school? (EDUC)
TOTAL%
1) None, or grade 1-8 2.3
2) High school incomplete (Grades 9-11) 10.8
3) High school graduate (Grade 12 or GED certificate) 32.5
4) Business, technical, or vocational school after high school 4
5) Some college, no 4-year degree 23.8
6) College graduate (B.S., B.A., or other 4-year degree) 16.7
7) Post-graduate training or professional schooling after college (e.g., toward a master's Degree or Ph. D.; law or medical school) 9.6
9) Don't know/Refused .2
TOTAL1512100.0
117) Are you, yourself, of Hispanic origin or descent, such as Mexican, Puerto Rican, Cuban, or some other Spanish background? (HISP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 9.9
2) No 89.8
9) Don't know/Refused .4
TOTAL1512100.0
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) White 78.7
2) Black 12.4
3) Asian 1.8
4) Other or mixed race 5.2
9) Don't know/Refused 1.9
TOTAL1512100.0
119) Are you married, divorced, separated, widowed, or never been married? (MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Married 51.8
2) Divorced 11.7
3) Separated 2.9
4) Widowed 8.4
5) Never been married 24.7
9) Don't know/Refused .5
TOTAL1512100.0
120) Are you the parent or guardian of any children under 18 now living in your household? (PARENT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 33.5
2) No 66.4
9) Don't know/Refused .1
TOTAL1512100.0
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) Protestant 56.6
2) Roman Catholic 23.4
3) Jewish 1.5
4) Mormon (include Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints) 2
5) Orthodox Church (Greek or Russian) .6
6) Islam/Muslim .5
7) Other religion 2.4
8) No religion, not a believer, atheist, agnostic 10.9
9) Don't know/Refused 2.2
TOTAL1512100.0
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, would 41.6
2) No, would not 54.3
9) Don't know/Refused 4.1
Missing191 
TOTAL1321100.0
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 week 13.4
2) Once a week 24.7
3) Once or twice a month 14.6
4) A few times a year 20
5) Seldom 14.7
6) Never 11.3
9) Don't know/Refused 1.4
TOTAL1512100.0
124) How important would you say religion is in your own life - very important, fairly important, or not very important? (RELIMP)
TOTAL%
1) Very important 57.2
2) Fairly important 26.6
3) Not very important 15.5
9) Don't know/Refused .7
TOTAL1512100.0
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 $10,000 7.5
2) 10 to under $20,000 10.3
3) 20 to under $30,000 13.2
4) 30 to under $40,000 11.3
5) 40 to under $50,000 9.9
6) 50 to under $75,000 16
7) 75 to under $100,000 9.4
8) 100 to under $150,000 7.1
9) $150,000 or more 4.6
10) Don't know/Refused 10.7
TOTAL1512100.0
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, registered 75.9
2) No, not registered 23.2
9) Don't know/Refused .9
TOTAL1512100.0
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 certain 95
2) Chance registration has lapsed 3.9
9) Don't know/Refused 1.1
Missing297 
TOTAL1215100.0
128) In politics today, do you consider yourself a Republican, Democrat, or Independent? (PARTY)
TOTAL%
1) Republican 31.4
2) Democrat 35
3) Independent 27.2
4) No preference 3.5
5) Other .1
9) Don't know/Refused 2.8
TOTAL1512100.0
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) Strong 60.8
2) Not strong 37.5
9) Don't know/Refused 1.6
Missing504 
TOTAL1008100.0
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) Republican 33
2) Democrat 37.7
9) Other/Don't know/Refused 29.3
Missing1008 
TOTAL504100.0
131) In general, would you describe your political views as very conservative, conservative, moderate, liberal, or very liberal? (IDEO)
TOTAL%
1) Very conservative 6.1
2) Conservative 31.9
3) Moderate 38.5
4) Liberal 12.6
5) Very liberal 4.9
9) Don't know/Refused 6.1
TOTAL1512100.0
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, Gore 26.8
2) Yes, Bush 35.3
3) Yes, Nader 1.4
4) Yes, Buchanan .8
5) Yes, other candidate .3
6) Yes, don't remember which candidate 1.1
7) No, didn't vote/Too young 31.8
8) Don't remember if voted 1.3
9) Refused 1.2
TOTAL1512100.0
133) How often would you say you vote: always, near always, part of the time, or seldom? (OFTVOTE)
TOTAL%
1) Always 44.4
2) Nearly always 23.2
3) Part of the time 11.1
4) Seldom 11.9
5) Never vote 7.6
6) Other .7
9) Don't know/Refused 1.1
TOTAL1512100.0
134) Do you own or rent your home? (OWNRENT)
TOTAL%
1) Own 68.9
2) Rent 25.8
3) Other arrangement 4.4
9) Don't know/Refused .9
TOTAL1512100.0
135) Are you now employed full-time, part-time, or not employed? (EMPLOY)
TOTAL%
1) Full-time 51.1
2) Part-time 11.9
3) Not employed 36.4
9) Don't know/Refused .6
TOTAL1512100.0
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, respondent 13.6
2) Yes, spouse 6.9
3) Yes, both .5
4) Yes, respondent is still active/in the reserves .5
5) Yes, spouse still active/in the reserves .3
7) No 78
9) Don't know/Refused .3
TOTAL1512100.0
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 is 8.9
2) Yes, spouse is 3.7
3) Yes, both 1.4
4) No, neither are 85.5
9) Don't know/Refused .5
TOTAL1512100.0
138) Which of the following best describes the place where you now live? (CITYSIZE)
TOTAL%
1) A large city 19.3
2) A suburb near a large city 23.6
3) A small city or town 35.8
4) A rural area 19.5
9) Don't know/Refused 1.7
TOTAL1512100.0
139) What is your zipcode? (ZIPCODE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL151251765.5230244.47
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 requested 50.4
2) No, website not requested 49.6
TOTAL1512100.0
141) Verbatim response if RELIG = 7 'Other religion.' (RELOTH)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL36
142) Numeric recode of USR variable (Urban, suburban, or rural area) (USR1)
TOTAL%
1) Urban 27.5
2) Suburban 47.5
3) Rural 25.1
TOTAL1512100.0
143) State (STATENAM)
TOTAL%
1) Alabama 1.9
4) Arizona 1.7
5) Arkansas 1.5
6) California 10.2
8) Colorado 1.8
9) Connecticut 1.6
10) Delaware .4
11) District of Columbia .1
12) Florida 4
13) Georgia 4
16) Idaho .5
17) Illinois 3.9
18) Indiana 3.1
19) Iowa 1.1
20) Kansas 1
21) Kentucky 1.9
22) Louisiana 1.4
23) Maine .8
24) Maryland 1.8
25) Massachusetts 1.7
26) Michigan 3.7
27) Minnesota 1.5
28) Mississippi .6
29) Missouri 2.1
30) Montana .4
31) Nebraska .4
32) Nevada .9
33) New Hampshire .4
34) New Jersey 2.5
35) New Mexico .9
36) New York 5.6
37) North Carolina 4
38) North Dakota .4
39) Ohio 3.7
40) Oklahoma 1
41) Oregon 1.8
42) Pennsylvania 6
44) Rhode Island .3
45) South Carolina 1.1
46) South Dakota .3
47) Tennessee 2.3
48) Texas 6
49) Utah 1
50) Vermont .4
51) Virginia 2.9
53) Washington 2
54) West Virginia 1
55) Wisconsin 2.1
56) Wyoming .2
TOTAL1512100.0
144) 2004 Vote Preference ('Swing' variable) (SWING)
TOTAL%
1) Bush - no chance Kerry 34.2
2) Kerry - no chance Bush 37.7
3) Nader - no chance Kerry or Bush 1
4) Bush - lean Bush, chance Kerry 9.8
5) Kerry - lean Kerry, chance Bush 8.1
6) Nader - lean Nader, chance Other 1.6
7) Other/undecided 7.6
TOTAL1512100.0
145) Republican state, Democratic state, or 'Battleground state' (BATTLE)
TOTAL%
1) Republican States 32.7
2) Democratic States 28.5
3) Battleground States 38.9
TOTAL1512100.0
146) Recoded age variable (RECAGE)
TOTAL%
1) 18-24 12.2
2) 25-34 17.5
3) 35-44 20.6
4) 45-54 19.3
5) 55-64 12.9
6) 65 or older 16.4
9) Refused 1.2
TOTAL1512100.0
147) Recoded education variable (RECEDUC)
TOTAL%
1) Less than high school 13.1
2) Graduated high school 36.5
3) Some college 23.9
4) College degree or more education 26.3
9) Refused .2
TOTAL1512100.0
148) Race/ethnicity recoded (based on HISP and RACE variables) (RACETHN)
TOTAL%
1) White, not Hispanic 72.7
2) Black, not Hispanic 10.7
3) Hispanic 9.9
4) Other 5.5
9) Refused 1.2
TOTAL1512100.0
149) Weight variable (WEIGHT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL15122.2080.947
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 week 11.3
2) Once a week 20.9
3) Once or twice a month 12.3
4) 3.5 16.8
4) A few times a year 16.8
5) Seldom 12.4
6) Never 9.5
TOTAL1512100.0
151) Recode of the variable named RELIMP. (RELIMPX)
TOTAL%
1) Very important 57.2
3) Fairly important or Don't know/Refused 27.3
5) Not very important 15.5
TOTAL1512100.0
152) Religious commitment: summary of religious attendance (ATTENDX) and religious importance (RELIMPX), where COMMIT is the sum of ATTENDX and RELIMPX. (COMMIT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL15125.492.74
153) Religious commitment: summary of religious attendance (ATTENDX) and religious importance (RELIMPX), where values range from 1 to 3. (COMMIT2)
TOTAL%
1) High 34.5
2) Moderate 29.5
3) Low 35.9
TOTAL1512100.0
154) Call attempt (ATTEMPT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL15123.072.47
155) Date of first call (FCALL)
TOTAL%
80504) August 5, 2004 57
80604) August 6, 2004 9.7
80704) August 7, 2004 21.7
80804) August 8, 2004 11.5
TOTAL1512100.0
156) Recoded age variable (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-AGE)
TOTAL%
1) 18-24 12.4
2) 25-34 17.7
3) 35-44 20.8
4) 45-54 19.5
5) 55-64 13
6) 65 or older 16.6
Missing20 
TOTAL1492100.0
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 week 13.6
2) Once a week 25.1
3) Once or twice a month 14.8
4) A few times a year 20.2
5) Seldom 14.9
6) Never 11.4
Missing17 
TOTAL1495100.0
158) Recoded education variable (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-EDUC)
TOTAL%
1) Less than high school 13.2
2) Graduated high school 36.6
3) Some college 23.9
4) College degree or more education 26.3
Missing4 
TOTAL1508100.0
159) Sex (for use with online analysis) (I-GENDER)
TOTAL%
1) Male 48
2) Female 52
TOTAL1512100.0
160) In politics today, do you consider yourself a Republican, Democrat, or Independent? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-PARTYID)
TOTAL%
1) Republican 33.6
2) Democrat 37.4
3) Independent 29.1
Missing94 
TOTAL1418100.0
161) Race/ethnicity recoded (based on HISP and RACE variables) (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-RACE)
TOTAL%
1) White, not Hispanic 73.6
2) Black, not Hispanic 10.8
3) Hispanic or other 15.6
Missing18 
TOTAL1494100.0