Religion and Public Life Survey, 2006

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All frequencies weighted by 143) WEIGHT
1) Respondent number (RESP)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL20031387.79807.38
2) Time zone (TIMEZONE)
TOTAL%
1) Eastern101350.6
2) Central55327.6
3) Mountain884.4
4) Pacific34917.4
TOTAL2003100.0
3) Number of call attempts (CATTMPT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL20033.352.65
4) Sample key (KEY)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL2003110411.816423.72
5) Five-digit FIPS code for area (FIPSCODE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL200328098.7215961.26
6) Metropolitan Statistical Area code (MSA)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL200325023.8515670.65
7) Census division (CENDIV)
TOTAL%
1) New England1015
2) Middle Atlantic28014
3) East North Central31715.8
4) West North Central1487.4
5) South Atlantic38119
6) East South Central1567.8
7) West South Central1839.1
8) Mountain1497.4
9) Pacific28814.4
TOTAL2003100.0
8) Representative number (REP)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL2003140.3485.94
9) Phone type (PHONETYP)
TOTAL%
0) Unlisted47723.8
1) Listed88043.9
3) Protected64632.3
TOTAL2003100.0
10) Urban, suburban, rural Census division (USRCD)
TOTAL%
1) Urban65232.6
2) Suburban97148.5
3) Rural38019
TOTAL2003100.0
11) Census region (CREGION)
TOTAL%
1) Northeast38119
2) Midwest46523.2
3) South72035.9
4) West43721.8
TOTAL2003100.0
12) Density (DENSITY)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL20032.971.41
13) Form number (FORM)
TOTAL%
1) Form 199649.7
2) Form 2100750.3
TOTAL2003100.0
14) Sex (enter the respondent's sex) (SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Male96448.1
2) Female103951.9
TOTAL2003100.0
15) Do you approve or disapprove of the way George W. Bush is handling his job as president? [Interviewer: if depends probe once with]: Overall do you approve or disapprove of the way George W. Bush is handling his job as president? [If still depends enter as "don't know."] (APPBUSH)
TOTAL%
1) Approve72436.1
2) Disapprove113456.6
9) Don't know/Refused1457.2
TOTAL2003100.0
16) All in all, are you satisfied or dissatisfied with the way things are going in this country today? (COUNTRY)
TOTAL%
1) Satisfied59529.7
2) Dissatisfied131265.5
9) Don't know/Refused964.8
TOTAL2003100.0
17) Recently, there have been news reports that the federal government has been secretly examining the bank records of American citizens who might have ties to terrorist groups. How much have you heard about this? (BANKREC)
TOTAL%
1) A lot48224.1
2) A little94247
3) Nothing at all57628.8
9) Don't know/refused3.1
TOTAL2003100.0
18) In reporting that the federal government has been secretly examining the bank records of American citizens who might have ties to terrorist groups, do you believe that news organizations have helped or hurt the interests of the American people? [Answered only if FORM = 1.] (REPNEWS)
TOTAL%
1) Helped33733.8
2) Hurt49649.8
3) No effect on American people333.3
9) Don't know/refused13013.1
Missing1007 
TOTAL996100.0
19) In reporting that the federal government has been secretly examining the bank records of American citizens who might have ties to terrorist groups, do you believe that news organizations have told the American people something they should know about, or was it something they didn't need to know about? [Answered only if FORM=2.] (NEWSORG)
TOTAL%
1) Something they should know about65565
2) Something they didn't need to know about27927.7
9) Don't know/refused737.2
Missing996 
TOTAL1007100.0
20) Now a different kind of question… In the long run, do you think the scientific advances we are making will help or harm mankind? [Answered only if FORM=2.] (HARMMAN)
TOTAL%
1) Will help65064.5
2) Will harm19519.4
3) Some of each10210.1
9) Don't know/refused606
Missing996 
TOTAL1007100.0
21) I'd like to get your opinion of some groups and organizations in the news. Is your overall opinion of the Christian conservative movement: very favorable, mostly favorable, mostly unfavorable or very unfavorable? [Interviewers: probe to distinguish between never heard of and can't rate. Answered only if FORM= 2.] (CONMOVE)
TOTAL%
1) Very favorable11911.8
2) Mostly favorable32332
3) Mostly unfavorable19819.6
4) Very unfavorable16216.1
5) Never heard of868.5
8) Can't rate10810.7
9) Refused121.2
Missing996 
TOTAL1008100.0
22) I'd like to get your opinion of some groups and organizations in the news. Is your overall opinion of the environmentalist movement: very favorable, mostly favorable, mostly unfavorable or very unfavorable? [Interviewers: probe to distinguish between never heard of and can't rate. Answered only if FORM= 2.] (ENVMOVE)
TOTAL%
1) Very favorable15515.4
2) Mostly favorable48548.2
3) Mostly unfavorable16616.5
4) Very unfavorable797.8
5) Never heard of424.2
8) Can't rate717.1
9) Refused9.9
Missing996 
TOTAL1007100.0
23) I'd like to get your opinion of some groups and organizations in the news. Is your overall opinion of the Supreme Court: very favorable, mostly favorable, mostly unfavorable or very unfavorable? [Interviewers: probe to distinguish between never heard of and can't rate. Answered only if FORM= 2.] (SUPREME)
TOTAL%
1) Very favorable666.6
2) Mostly favorable56656.3
3) Mostly unfavorable19119
4) Very unfavorable787.8
5) Never heard of101
8) Can't rate868.6
9) Refused8.8
Missing996 
TOTAL1005100.0
24) I'd like to get your opinion of some groups and organizations in the news. Is your overall opinion of the Republican Party: very favorable, mostly favorable, mostly unfavorable or very unfavorable? [Interviewers: probe to distinguish between never heard of and can't rate. Answered only if FORM= 2.] (REPPARTY)
TOTAL%
1) Very favorable10110
2) Mostly favorable30330.1
3) Mostly unfavorable29529.3
4) Very unfavorable22722.6
5) Never heard of121.2
8) Can't rate595.9
9) Refused9.9
Missing996 
TOTAL1006100.0
25) I'd like to get your opinion of some groups and organizations in the news. Is your overall opinion of the Democratic Party: very favorable, mostly favorable, mostly unfavorable or very unfavorable? [Interviewers: probe to distinguish between never heard of and can't rate. Answered only if FORM= 2.] (DEMPARTY)
TOTAL%
1) Very favorable13613.5
2) Mostly favorable34434.2
3) Mostly unfavorable31631.4
4) Very unfavorable12712.6
5) Never heard of151.5
8) Can't rate585.8
9) Refused111.1
Missing996 
TOTAL1007100.0
26) I'd like to get your opinion of some groups and organizations in the news. Is your overall opinion of the United Nations: very favorable, mostly favorable, mostly unfavorable or very unfavorable? [(Interviewers: probe to distinguish between never heard of and can't rate.) Answered only if FORM= 2.] (UNITED)
TOTAL%
1) Very favorable11911.8
2) Mostly favorable40840.5
3) Mostly unfavorable24724.5
4) Very unfavorable12112
5) Never heard of191.9
8) Can't rate838.2
9) Refused101
Missing996 
TOTAL1007100.0
27) On a different subject… Do you strongly favor, favor, oppose, or strongly oppose allowing gays and lesbians to marry legally? [See variables GAYMAR_C and MARPUSHC at end for combined responses on abortion.] (GAYMAR)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly favor24512.2
2) Favor45822.9
3) Oppose50525.2
4) Strongly oppose62231
9) Don't know/Refused1748.7
TOTAL2004100.0
28) 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? (GAYLEG)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly favor38119
2) Favor70535.2
3) Oppose36018
4) Strongly oppose47523.7
9) Don't know/Refused834.1
TOTAL2004100.0
29) 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? [Answered only if GAYMAR = 3 or 4 (if the respondent opposes gay marriage). See variable at end named GAYMAR_C for combined responses.] (GAYCONST)
TOTAL%
1) Good idea / favor Constitutional amendment60553.7
2) Bad idea / oppose Constitutional amendment47942.5
9) Don't know/Refused/L433.8
Missing877 
TOTAL1127100.0
30) Which of these statements comes closer to your view: 1. Supporters of gay marriage should not push too hard to make it legal right away, because doing so could create bad feelings against homosexuals; or 2. Supporters of gay marriage should push hard to make it legal as soon as possible, despite the risk of creating bad feelings against homosexuals? [Answered only if GAYMAR = 1or 2 (if the respondent supports gay marriage). See variable at end named MARPUSHC for combined responses.] (MARPUSH)
TOTAL%
1) Supporters of gay marriage should not push too hard to make it legal right away, because doing so could create bad feelings against homosexuals.28941.2
2) Supporters of gay marriage should push hard to make it legal as soon as possible, despite the risk of creating bad feelings against homosexuals.35650.7
9) Don't know/refused578.1
Missing1300 
TOTAL702100.0
31) Do you strongly favor, favor, oppose, or strongly oppose allowing gays and lesbians to adopt children? [Answered only if FORM= 1.] (ADOPT)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly favor11211.2
2) Favor30630.7
3) Oppose28128.2
4) Strongly oppose23823.9
9) Don't know/Refused595.9
Missing1007 
TOTAL996100.0
32) In your opinion, do you think that homosexuality is: something that people are born with, something that develops because of the way people are brought up, or is it just the way that some people prefer to live? [Answered only if FORM= 1.] (BORNHOM)
TOTAL%
1) Something that people are born with35435.5
2) Something that develops because of the way people are brought up13113.2
3) Just the way that some people prefer to live37637.8
9) Don't know/Refused13513.6
Missing1007 
TOTAL996100.0
33) Do you think a gay or lesbian person's sexual orientation can be changed or cannot be changed? [Answered only if FORM= 1.] (CHANGE)
TOTAL%
1) Can be changed39139.2
2) Cannot be changed48448.5
9) Don't know/refused12212.2
Missing1007 
TOTAL997100.0
34) Do you think the question of whether gay marriage should be legal is something that should be decided at the national level, or is it something that each state should decide for itself?[Answered only if FORM= 1.] (STANAT)
TOTAL%
1) Should be decided at the national level48148.3
2) Each state should decide for itself45345.5
9) Don't know/refused626.2
Missing1007 
TOTAL996100.0
35) There has recently been debate over whether or not women should be allowed to get the so-called "morning after pill" without a doctor's prescription. How much have you heard about this? (MORNPILL)
TOTAL%
1) A lot50025
2) A little101550.7
3) Nothing at all48024
9) Don't know/refused8.4
TOTAL2003100.0
36) All in all, do you strongly favor, favor, oppose, or strongly oppose allowing women to get the morning-after pill without a doctor's prescription? (OUTSCRIP)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly favor33916.9
2) Favor62331.1
3) Oppose49624.8
4) Strongly oppose33216.6
9) Don't know/refused21410.7
TOTAL2004100.0
37) Now thinking about Iraq, do you think the U.S. made the right decision or the wrong decision in using military force against Iraq? (IRAQFOR)
TOTAL%
1) Right decision87043.4
2) Wrong decision100550.2
9) Don't know/Refused1286.4
TOTAL2003100.0
38) Which comes closer to your view: 1. Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy, or 2. Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost? (ENVILAWS)
TOTAL%
1) Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy.62031
2) Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost.115257.5
3) Neither/Both equally603
9) Don't know/refused1718.5
TOTAL2003100.0
39) Which one of the following has had the biggest influence on your thinking on the issue of the environment: A personal experience, the views of your friends and family, what you have seen or read in the media, your religious beliefs, your education, or something else? [Answered only if ENVILAWS = 1 or 2 (hurt economy or worth the cost)] (ENVIVIEW)
TOTAL%
1) A personal experience40122.6
2) The views of your friends and family1116.3
3) What you have seen or read in the media44525.1
4) Your religious beliefs1357.6
5) Your education46426.2
6) Something else20311.5
9) Don't know/refused13.7
Missing232 
TOTAL1772100.0
40) From what you've read and heard, is there solid evidence that the average temperature on earth has been getting warmer over the past few decades, or not? [Answered only if FORM= 2.] (WARMDEC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes79078.5
2) No17417.3
3) Mixed/some evidence141.4
9) Don't know/Refused282.8
Missing996 
TOTAL1006100.0
41) Do you believe that the earth is getting warmer: mostly because of human activity such as burning fossil fuels, or mostly because of natural patterns in the earth's environment? [Answered only if WARMDEC= 1.] (WARMER)
TOTAL%
1) Mostly because of human activity such as burning fossil fuels50063.3
2) Mostly because of natural patterns in the earth's environment23429.6
9) Don't know/Refused567.1
Missing1213 
TOTAL790100.0
42) In your view, is global warming a very serious problem, somewhat serious, not too serious, or not a problem? [Answered only if FORM= 2.] (WARMPROB)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious43543.2
2) Somewhat serious36436.1
3) Not too serious10710.6
4) Not a problem888.7
9) Don't know/Refused141.4
Missing996 
TOTAL1008100.0
43) Do you think global warming is a problem that requires immediate government action, or don't you think it requires immediate government action? [Answered only if WARMPROB= 1, 2, or 3 (if respondent sees global warming as a problem).] (WARMACT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, it is a problem that requires immediate government action61668.1
2) No, don't think global warming requires immediate government action25728.4
9) Don't know/refused323.5
Missing1098 
TOTAL905100.0
44) From what you've heard or read, is there general agreement among scientists that the earth is getting warmer because of human activity, or not? [Answered only if FORM= 2.] (WARMHUM)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, scientists agree that the earth is getting warmer because of human activity.59559.1
2) No, there is not agreement among scientists.29229
9) Don't know/Refused12011.9
Missing996 
TOTAL1007100.0
45) In the dispute between Israel and the Palestinians, which side do you sympathize with more, Israel or the Palestinians? [Answered only if FORM= 1.] (ISPALCON)
TOTAL%
1) Israel43543.7
2) The Palestinians959.5
3) Both464.6
4) Neither20420.5
9) Don't know/Refused21621.7
Missing1007 
TOTAL996100.0
46) Which one of the following has had the biggest influence on your thinking on this issue... [Answered only if ISPALCON = 1, 2, 3, or 4.] (INFLUCON)
TOTAL%
1) A personal experience617.8
2) The views of your friends and family314
3) What you have seen or read in the media27034.6
4) Your religious beliefs16320.9
5) Your education14919.1
6) Something else8611
9) Don't know/Refused202.6
Missing1223 
TOTAL780100.0
47) 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? (POLMAT)
TOTAL%
1) Should keep out91345.6
2) Should express views103051.4
9) Don't know/refused603
TOTAL2003100.0
48) Do you think George W. Bush mentions his religious faith and prayer too much, too little, or about the right amount? (BUSHFAIT)
TOTAL%
1) Too much48924.4
2) Too little28614.3
3) About the right amount103651.7
9) Don't know/Refused1939.6
TOTAL2004100.0
49) At the present time, do you think religion as a whole is increasing its influence on American life or losing its influence? [Answered only if FORM= 1.] (RELAM)
TOTAL%
1) Increasing influence33533.6
2) Losing influence58859
3) Same242.4
9) Don't know/refused494.9
Missing1007 
TOTAL996100.0
50) All in all, do you think this is a good thing or a bad thing? [Answered only if RELAM= 1, 2, or 3. (This question refers to the question regarding religion as a whole increasing its influence on American life or losing its influence.)] (RELGOBA)
TOTAL%
1) Good thing27829.3
2) Bad thing60964.2
3) Both7.7
4) Neither171.8
5) Depends181.9
9) Don't know/refused192
Missing1056 
TOTAL948100.0
51) At the present time, do you think religion as a whole is increasing its influence on government leaders and institutions such as the President, Congress, and the Supreme Court, or losing its influence? [Answered only if FORM= 2.] (RELEAD)
TOTAL%
1) Increasing influence42342
2) Losing influence45945.6
3) Same585.8
9) Don't know/refused676.7
Missing996 
TOTAL1007100.0
52) All in all, do you think this is a good thing or a bad thing? [Answered only if RELEAD= 1-3. (This question refers to the question regarding religion as a whole is increasing its influence on government leaders and institutions.)] (LEADGOBA)
TOTAL%
1) Good thing26928.6
2) Bad thing61365.2
3) Both111.2
4) Neither101.1
5) Depends131.4
9) Don't know/refused242.6
Missing1063 
TOTAL940100.0
53) Do you feel that the Democratic Party is generally friendly toward religion, neutral toward religion, or unfriendly toward religion? (DEM_REL)
TOTAL%
1) Friendly51325.6
2) Neutral83941.9
3) Unfriendly40720.3
9) Don't know/Refused24412.2
TOTAL2003100.0
54) Do you feel that the Republican Party is generally friendly toward religion, neutral toward religion, or unfriendly toward religion? (REP_REL)
TOTAL%
1) Friendly94447.1
2) Neutral56928.4
3) Unfriendly25412.7
9) Don't know/Refused23711.8
TOTAL2004100.0
55) Do you think that Conservative Christians have gone too far in trying to impose their religious values on the country, or don't you think Conservative Christians have gone too far? [Answered only if FORM= 2.] (CONPUSH)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, think that Conservative Christians have gone too far49649.3
2) No, don't think that Conservative Christians have gone too far43543.2
9) Don't know/Refused767.5
Missing996 
TOTAL1007100.0
56) Do you think that liberals have gone too far in trying to keep religion out of the schools and the government, or don't you think liberals have gone too far? [Answered only if FORM= 2.] (LIBREL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, think that liberals have gone too far69368.8
2) No, don't think that liberals have gone too far26426.2
9) Don't know/Refused505
Missing996 
TOTAL1007100.0
57) There has recently been debate over laws in some states that allow pharmacists to refuse to provide contraceptives if they are opposed to them because of their religious beliefs. How much have you heard about this? (RELCON)
TOTAL%
1) A lot35617.8
2) A little70835.3
3) Nothing at all93446.6
9) Don't know/refused5.2
TOTAL2003100.0
58) Should pharmacists who personally oppose birth control for religious reasons be able to refuse to sell birth control pills to women who have a prescription for them, or shouldn't pharmacists be able to refuse to sell birth control pills? (REFPILL)
TOTAL%
1) Should be able to refuse to sell birth control pills32816.4
2) Should not be able to refuse to sell birth control pills160980.3
9) Don't know/refused663.3
TOTAL2003100.0
59) On another topic… do you consider the United States a Christian nation, or not? [Answered only if FORM= 1.] (CHRISNAT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes66967.2
2) No27627.7
9) Don't know/refused515.1
Missing1007 
TOTAL996100.0
60) On another topic… some people think of the United States as a Christian nation. Others don't think of the U.S. that way. Which of these comes closest to your view?[Answered only if FORM= 2.] (CHRISTUS)
TOTAL%
1) Think of the United States as a Christian nation67867.3
2) Don't think of the U.S. that way29529.3
9) Don't know/refused343.4
Missing996 
TOTAL1007100.0
61) Which should be the more important influence on the laws of the United States? Should it be the Bible, or should it be the will of the American people, even when it conflicts with the Bible? (BIBLAW)
TOTAL%
1) The Bible65232.6
2) The will of the American people, even when it conflicts with the Bible125462.6
9) Don't know/Refused974.8
TOTAL2003100.0
62) Which comes closer to your view? Abortion should be generally available to those who want it; Abortion should be available but under stricter limits than it is now; Abortion should be against the law except in cases of rape, incest and to save the woman's life; Abortion should not be permitted at all. [Answered only if FORM= 1.] (ABGEN)
TOTAL%
1) Generally available31131.2
2) Available, but under stricter limits20320.4
3) Against law except rape/incest/save life34434.5
4) Abortion should not be permitted at all11211.2
9) Don't know/Refused272.7
Missing1007 
TOTAL997100.0
63) Do you ever wonder whether your own position on abortion is the right one or not? [Answered only if FORM= 1.] (ABPOSIT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes29729.8
2) No65866.1
9) Don't know/refused414.1
Missing1007 
TOTAL996100.0
64) Regardless of whether or not you think abortion should be legal, do you personally believe that having an abortion is morally wrong in nearly all circumstances, morally wrong in some circumstances, or is it not a moral issue? [Answered only if FORM= 1.] (ABMORAL)
TOTAL%
1) Morally wrong in nearly all circumstances23723.8
2) Morally wrong in some circumstances48648.8
3) Not a moral issue24524.6
9) Don't Know/Refused282.8
Missing1007 
TOTAL996100.0
65) Which comes closer to your view about the abortion issue: the country needs to find a middle ground on abortion laws, or there's no room for compromise when it comes to abortion laws? [Answered only if FORM= 1.] (ABCOMPRO)
TOTAL%
1) The country needs to find a middle ground on abortion laws, (OR)65365.6
2) There's no room for compromise when it comes to abortion laws28728.8
9) Don't know/refused565.6
Missing1007 
TOTAL996100.0
66) Do you think the question of whether abortion should be legally permitted is something that should be decided at the national level, or is it something that each state should decide for itself? [Answered only if FORM= 1.] (ABSTANAT)
TOTAL%
1) Should be decided at the national level54955.1
2) Each state should decide for itself38638.8
9) Don't know/refused616.1
Missing1007 
TOTAL996100.0
67) 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? [Answered only if FORM= 1.] (FEDSTEM)
TOTAL%
1) A lot42943.1
2) A little41942.1
3) Nothing at all14614.7
9) Don't know/Refused2.2
Missing1007 
TOTAL996100.0
68) 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 [Answered only if FORM= 1.] (STEMCURE)
TOTAL%
1) Conducting stem cell research that might result in new medical cures56056.2
2) Not destroying the potential life of human embryos involved in this research31631.7
9) Don't know/Refused12012
Missing1007 
TOTAL996100.0
69) Do you think the question of whether stem-cell research should be legally permitted is something that should be decided at the national level, or is it something that each state should decide for itself? [Answered only if FORM= 1.] (STEMSTAT)
TOTAL%
1) Should be decided at the national level68668.9
2) Each state should decide for itself26326.4
9) Don't know/refused474.7
Missing1007 
TOTAL996100.0
70) Turning to another subject… some people believe God gave the land that is now Israel to the Jewish people. Other people do not believe this is literally true. Which comes closer to your view? [Answered only if FORM= 1.] (GODLAND)
TOTAL%
1) Believe Israel given to the Jewish people by God41842
2) Don't believe this is literally true37337.4
9) Don't know/refused20520.6
Missing1007 
TOTAL996100.0
71) Some people say that the state of Israel is a fulfillment of the biblical prophesy about the second coming of Jesus. Do you believe that this is true, or not? [Answered only if FORM= 1.] (ISJESUS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, true35035.1
2) No, not true46746.9
9) Don't know/refused17918
Missing1007 
TOTAL996100.0
72) Which of the following statements comes closest to your belief about God – you believe in God; or you don't believe in God, but you do believe in a universal spirit or higher power; or you don't believe in either? (BELGOD)
TOTAL%
1) You believe in god79483
2) You don't believe in God, but you do believe in a universal spirit/higher power11411.9
3) You don't believe in either394.1
4) Other3.3
9) Don't know/Refused7.7
Missing1047 
TOTAL957100.0
73) Do you think that God was responsible for the creation of life on earth, or don't you believe this? [Answered if BELGOD= 1.] (GODEARTH)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, believe God was responsible72491.2
2) No, don't believe this486
9) Don't know/refused222.8
Missing1209 
TOTAL794100.0
74) Do you think that a universal spirit or higher power was responsible for the creation of life on earth, or don't you believe this? [Answered if BELGOD= 2.] (POWLIFE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, believe universal spirit/higher power was responsible5649.1
2) No, don't believe this4842.1
9) Don't know/refused108.8
Missing1889 
TOTAL114100.0
75) Some people think that humans and other living things have evolved over time. Others think that humans and other living things have existed in their present form since the beginning of time. Which of these comes closest to your view? (EVOFORM)
TOTAL%
1) Have evolved over time102050.9
2) Have existed in their present form since the beginning of time84142
9) Don't know/refused1427.1
TOTAL2003100.0
76) And do you think that: humans and other living things have evolved due to natural processes such as natural selection, or a supreme being guided the evolution of living things for the purpose of creating humans and other life in the form it exists today [Answered if EVOFORM= 1.] (NATSUP)
TOTAL%
1) Humans and other living things have evolved due to natural processes such as natural selection.52851.8
2) A supreme being guided the evolution of living things for the purpose of creating humans and other life in the form it exists today.42041.2
9) Don't know/refused727.1
Missing983 
TOTAL1020100.0
77) From what you've heard or read, is there general agreement among scientists that humans evolved over time, or not? [Answered only if FORM= 2.] (EVOSCI)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, there is agreement among scientists that humans evolved over time.62962.5
2) No, there is not agreement among scientists that humans evolved over time.27927.7
9) Don't know/Refused999.8
Missing996 
TOTAL1007100.0
78) Would you generally favor or oppose teaching creationism along with evolution in public schools? [Answered only if FORM= 1.] (TEACHPUB)
TOTAL%
1) Favor58058.2
2) Oppose34935
9) Don't know/refuse686.8
Missing1007 
TOTAL997100.0
79) Do you think the question of whether creationism should be taught along with evolution in public schools is something that should be decided at the national level, or is it something that each state should decide for itself? [Answered only if FORM= 1.] (EVOSTAT)
TOTAL%
1) Should be decided at the national level51151.3
2) Each state should decide for itself44044.2
9) Don't know/refused454.5
Missing1007 
TOTAL996100.0
80) What is your religious preference - Protestant, Roman Catholic, Jewish, Muslim, Mormon, or an orthodox church such as the Greek or Russian Orthodox Church? [Interviewer: if ‘other religion' given, follow-up with "and is that a christian religion, or not?" If yes, code as 7; if not, code as 8] (RELIGION)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant (includes Baptist, Lutheran, Methodist, Presbyterian, Episcopalian, Pentecostal, Jehovah's Witness, Church of Christ, etc.)112656.2
2) Roman Catholic46123
3) Jewish422.1
4) Mormon (includes Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints)251.2
5) Orthodox Church (Greek or Russian)13.6
6) Islam/Muslim13.6
7) Other religion - Christian14.7
8) Other religion – non-Christian512.5
9) No religion, not a believer, atheist, agnostic21710.8
99) Don't know/Refused412
TOTAL2003100.0
81) [Verbatim response to the previous question: What is your religious preference - Protestant, Roman Catholic, Jewish, Muslim, Mormon, or an orthodox church such as the Greek or Russian Orthodox Church?] (RELIGVER)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL0
82) As I read a list, tell me which if any of these denominations you are affiliated with. [Answered only if RELGION= 1 or 7.] (RELDEM)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist38033.4
2) Methodist14813
3) Lutheran958.3
4) Presbyterian585.1
5) Congregational or United Church of Christ393.4
6) Nondenominational or Independent Church13311.7
7) Pentecostal796.9
8) Episcopalian282.5
9) Reformed10.9
10) Something else877.6
11) Nothing in particular796.9
99) Don't Know/Refused2.2
Missing864 
TOTAL1138100.0
83) [Verbatim response to the previous question: As I read a list, tell me which if any of these denominations you are affiliated with. [Answered only if RELGION= 1 or 7.] (RELDEM_V)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL0
84) Would you describe yourself as a "born-again" or evangelical Christian, or not? [Answered if RELIGION= 1,2,4,5,or7.] (BORN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes76846.9
2) No84151.3
9) Don't Know/Refused291.8
Missing365 
TOTAL1638100.0
85) As I read from a list, please tell me which if any of the following descriptions apply to you. Pentecostal: does this apply to you, or not? [Answered only if RELIGION = 1,2,4,5, or 7.] (PENTECOS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, applies25715.7
2) No, does not apply130579.6
9) Don't know/Refused774.7
Missing365 
TOTAL1639100.0
86) As I read from a list, please tell me which if any of the following descriptions apply to you. Charismatic: does this apply to you, or not? [Answered only if RELIGION = 1,2,4,5, or 7.] (CHARISMA)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, applies31819.4
2) No, does not apply114970.1
9) Don't know/Refused17210.5
Missing365 
TOTAL1639100.0
87) As I read from a list, please tell me which if any of the following descriptions apply to you. Liberal or Progressive: does this apply to you, or not? [Answered only if RELIGION = 1,2,4,5, or 7.] (LIB_PROG)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, applies64839.6
2) No, does not apply87653.5
9) Don't know/Refused1147
Missing365 
TOTAL1638100.0
88) Do you think of yourself as a member of the religious right political movement, or not? [Answered only if FORM = 2.] (RIGHTMOV)
TOTAL%
1) Yes11211.1
2) No86185.5
9) Don't know/refused343.4
Missing996 
TOTAL1007100.0
89) Do you think of yourself as a member of the religious left political movement, or not? [Answered only if FORM = 1.] (LEFTMOVE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes737.3
2) No85685.9
9) Don't know/refused676.7
Missing1007 
TOTAL996100.0
90) 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 week30015
2) Once a week49424.7
3) Once or twice a month30315.1
4) A few times a year36518.2
5) Seldom29314.6
6) Never23511.7
9) Don't know/Refused14.7
TOTAL2004100.0
91) How important would you say religion is in your own life: very important, fairly important, or not very important? (REL_IMP)
TOTAL%
1) Very important120460.1
2) Fairly important48424.2
3) Not very important30515.2
9) Don't know/Refused10.5
TOTAL2003100.0
92) Does the clergy at your place of worship ever speak out on the issue of abortion? [Answered if ATTEND = 1, 2, or 3. (At least once a month)] (SOABORT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes64959.2
2) No43039.2
9) Don't know/refused181.6
Missing906 
TOTAL1097100.0
93) Does the clergy at your place of worship ever speak out on the issue of the situation in Iraq? [Answered if ATTEND= 1, 2, or 3. (At least once a month)] (SOIRAQ)
TOTAL%
1) Yes58153
2) No50546
9) Don't know/refused111
Missing906 
TOTAL1097100.0
94) Does the clergy at your place of worship ever speak out about the laws regarding homosexuality? [Answered if ATTEND= 1, 2, or 3. (At least once a month)] (SOLAHEX)
TOTAL%
1) Yes56351.4
2) No52047.4
9) Don't know/refused131.2
Missing906 
TOTAL1096100.0
95) Does the clergy at your place of worship ever speak out about hunger and poverty? [Answered if ATTEND= 1, 2, or 3. (At least once a month)] (SOHUNPOV)
TOTAL%
1) Yes100491.5
2) No888
9) Don't know/refused5.5
Missing906 
TOTAL1097100.0
96) Does the clergy at your place of worship ever speak out on the issue of embryonic stem cell research? [Answered if ATTEND= 1, 2, or 3. (At least once a month)] (SOSTEM)
TOTAL%
1) Yes25923.6
2) No81073.8
9) Don't know/refused282.6
Missing906 
TOTAL1097100.0
97) Does the clergy at your place of worship ever speak out about evolution and intelligent design? [Answered if ATTEND= 1, 2, or 3. (At least once a month)] (SOEVOIN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes43539.7
2) No62957.4
9) Don't know/refused322.9
Missing906 
TOTAL1096100.0
98) Does the clergy at your place of worship ever speak out about laws regarding immigration? [Answered if ATTEND= 1, 2, or 3. (At least once a month)] (SOLAIM)
TOTAL%
1) Yes22820.8
2) No84977.3
9) Don't know/refused211.9
Missing906 
TOTAL1098100.0
99) Does the clergy at your place of worship ever speak out about the environment? [Answered if ATTEND= 1, 2, or 3. (At least once a month)] (SOENVIR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes52447.8
2) No55050.1
9) Don't know/refused232.1
Missing906 
TOTAL1097100.0
100) Does the clergy at your place of worship ever speak out on the issue of the death penalty? [Answered if ATTEND= 1, 2, or 3. (At least once a month)] (SODEATH)
TOTAL%
1) Yes33630.6
2) No73466.9
9) Don't know/refused272.5
Missing906 
TOTAL1097100.0
101) Which of these statements comes closest to describing your feelings about the Bible? 1. The Bible is the actual word of God and is to be taken literally, word for word; 2. The Bible is the word of God, but not everything in it should be taken literally, word for word; or 3. The Bible is a book written by men and is not the word of God. (FEELBIB)
TOTAL%
1) The Bible is the actual word of God and is to be taken literally, word for word.70034.9
2) The Bible is the word of God, but not everything in it should be taken literally, word for word.86343.1
3) The Bible is a book written by men and is not the word of God.36218.1
4) Other (if volunteered)331.6
9) Don't know/Refused (if volunteered)452.2
TOTAL2003100.0
102) As you may know, some Christians say they have the gift of what is called "speaking in tongues." How much have you heard about this practice? [Answered if FORM=2, RELIGION= 1,2,4,5, or, 7, and REL_IMP = 1.] (CHRISTON)
TOTAL%
1) A lot29955.8
2) A little [OR]17332.3
3) Nothing at all6011.2
9) Don't know/refused4.7
Missing1466 
TOTAL536100.0
103) Do you, yourself ever speak or pray in tongues? [Answered if CHRISTON= 1 or 2.] (PRAYTON)
TOTAL%
1) Yes6413.5
2) No40886.3
9) Don't know/refused1.2
Missing1530 
TOTAL473100.0
104) About how often do you speak or pray in tongues? Would you say: once a week or more often, at least once a month, several times a year, or less often? [Answered if PRAYTON= 1.] (PRAYTON2)
TOTAL%
1) Once a week or more often2843.8
2) At least once a month11.6
3) Several times a year69.4
4) A few times a year1015.6
5) Less often (than a few times a year)1421.9
9) Don't know/refused57.8
Missing1939 
TOTAL64100.0
105) Do you believe in the second coming of Jesus Christ – that is, that Jesus will return to earth someday, or don't you believe this? [Answered if RELIGION= 1,2,4,5, or 7.] (SECCOM)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, believe in the second coming129378.9
2) No, don't believe in the second coming27416.7
9) Don't know/refused724.4
Missing365 
TOTAL1639100.0
106) Do you believe that Jesus will return to earth in your lifetime? [Answered if SECCOM= 1.] (RETLIFE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes33025.5
2) No63048.7
3) Unknowable/No one knows when Jesus will return22917.7
9) Don't know/refused1048
Missing710 
TOTAL1293100.0
107) Do you believe that the specific time of Jesus Christ's return to earth is revealed in the prophecies contained in the Bible, or don't you think so? [Answered if SECCOM= 1.] (TIMEBIB)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, the specific time of Christ's return to earth is revealed in the prophecies in the Bible.53841.6
2) Don't think the prophecies in the Bible reveal the specific time of Christ's return.65350.5
9) Don't know/refused1027.9
Missing710 
TOTAL1293100.0
108) Which of the following statements comes closest to your view of Jesus' return to earth? 1. The world situation will steadily worsen and when it reaches a low point, Jesus will return to earth; 2. The world situation will gradually improve and when it reaches a high point, Jesus will return to earth; or 3. It is impossible to know the circumstances that will precede Jesus' return to earth. [Answered if SECCOM= 1.] (RETEARTH)
TOTAL%
1) The world situation will steadily worsen and when it reaches a low point, Jesus will return to earth.55542.9
2) The world situation will gradually improve and when it reaches a high point, Jesus will return to earth.604.6
3) It is impossible to know the circumstances that will precede Jesus' return to earth.61547.6
9) Don't know/refused634.9
Missing710 
TOTAL1293100.0
109) Do you think that peoples and nations of the world can affect when Jesus Christ returns to earth, or is it not possible for humans to affect when Jesus returns to earth? [Answered if SECCOM= 1.] (AFRETURN)
TOTAL%
1) Peoples and nations can affect when Jesus Christ returns to earth.38429.7
2) It is not possible for humans to affect when Jesus returns to earth.81663.1
9) Don't know/refused937.2
Missing710 
TOTAL1293100.0
110) Now, just a few questions for statistical purposes only. What is your age? (AGE)
TOTAL%
18) 18884.4
19) 19271.4
20) 20191
21) 21221.1
22) 22201
23) 23261.3
24) 24351.8
25) 25402
26) 26231.2
27) 27241.2
28) 28371.9
29) 29452.3
30) 30432.2
31) 31311.6
32) 32492.5
33) 33201
34) 34281.4
35) 35351.8
36) 36371.9
37) 37331.7
38) 38281.4
39) 39392
40) 40402
41) 41361.8
42) 42452.3
43) 43361.8
44) 44582.9
45) 45492.5
46) 46361.8
47) 47381.9
48) 48331.7
49) 49412.1
50) 50542.7
51) 51291.5
52) 52371.9
53) 53422.1
54) 54271.4
55) 55392
56) 56371.9
57) 57301.5
58) 58241.2
59) 59371.9
60) 60301.5
61) 61191
62) 62221.1
63) 6318.9
64) 64241.2
65) 65231.2
66) 66201
67) 67201
68) 68221.1
69) 69241.2
70) 70211.1
71) 7117.9
72) 72231.2
73) 7315.8
74) 7413.7
75) 75271.4
76) 7611.6
77) 7711.6
78) 7812.6
79) 798.4
80) 8015.8
81) 814.2
82) 8212.6
83) 839.5
84) 849.5
85) 8512.6
86) 866.3
87) 874.2
88) 884.2
89) 892.1
90) 904.2
91) 9100
94) 9400
97) 97 or older1.1
99) Don't know/Refused211.1
TOTAL2000100.0
111) What is the last grade or class that you completed in school? [Interviewer did not read the list of responses.] (EDUC)
TOTAL%
1) None, or grade 1-8492.4
2) High school incomplete (Grades 9-11)22711.3
3) High school graduate (Grade 12 or GED certificate)70535.2
4) Technical, trade, or vocational school after high school412
5) Some college, no 4-year degree (including associate degree)43021.5
6) College graduate (B.S., B.A., or other 4-year degree)33216.6
7) Post-graduate training or professional schooling after college (e.g., toward a master's Degree or Ph.D.; law or medical school20210.1
9) Don't know/Refused16.8
TOTAL2002100.0
112) Are you, yourself, of Hispanic origin or descent, such as Mexican, Puerto Rican, Cuban, or some other Spanish background? (HISPANIC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes22611.3
2) No176087.9
9) Don't know/Refused17.8
TOTAL2003100.0
113) [If HISPANIC = 1 (Yes), ask: "Are you white Hispanic, black Hispanic, or some other race?" If HISPANIC = 2 or 9, ask: "What is your race? Are you white, black, Asian, or some other race?"] (POPRACE)
TOTAL%
1) Asked: "Are you white Hispanic, black Hispanic, or some other race?"22611.3
2) Asked: "What is your race? Are you white, black, Asian, or some other race?"177788.7
TOTAL2003100.0
114) Race (based on HISPANIC and POPRACE questions). [If HISPANIC = 1 (Yes), ask: "Are you white Hispanic, black Hispanic, or some other race?" If HISPANIC = 2 or 9, ask: "What is your race? Are you white, black, Asian, or some other race?"] (RACE)
TOTAL%
1) White155177.4
2) Black23611.8
3) Asian261.3
4) Other or mixed race1678.3
9) Don't know/Refused241.2
TOTAL2004100.0
115) Are you married, divorced, separated, widowed, or never been married? (MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Married110355
2) Divorced25012.5
3) Separated592.9
4) Widowed1658.2
5) Never been married40920.4
9) Don't know/Refused18.9
TOTAL2004100.0
116) Are you the parent or guardian of any children under 18 now living in your household? (PARENT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes63535.3
2) No115664.2
9) Don't know/Refused10.6
Missing202 
TOTAL1801100.0
117) Last year, that is in 2005, 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 $10,0001266.3
2) 10 to under $20,00020110
3) 20 to under $30,00021510.7
4) 30 to under $40,00022611.3
5) 40 to under $50,0001919.5
6) 50 to under $75,00029214.6
7) 75 to under $100,00023811.9
8) 100 to under $150,0001477.3
9) $150,000 or more1155.7
10) Don't know/Refused25212.6
TOTAL2003100.0
118) 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, registered157078.4
2) No, not registered41420.7
9) Don't know/Refused19.9
TOTAL2003100.0
119) 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? [Answered if REGIST= 1.] (REGICERT)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely certain150695.9
2) Chance registration has lapsed603.8
9) Don't know/Refused4.3
Missing433 
TOTAL1570100.0
120) In politics today, do you consider yourself a Republican, Democrat, or Independent? (PARTY)
TOTAL%
1) Republican57628.8
2) Democrat66633.3
3) Independent62931.4
4) No preference804
5) Other party12.6
9) Don't know/Refused402
TOTAL2003100.0
121) As of today do you lean more to the Republican Party or more to the Democratic Party? [Answered if PARTY = 3, 4 ,5,or 9.] (PARTYLEA)
TOTAL%
1) Republican Party21328
2) Democrat Party29038.1
9) Other/Don't know/Refused25934
Missing1242 
TOTAL762100.0
122) In general, would you describe your political views as: very conservative, conservative, moderate, liberal, or very liberal? (POLVIEW)
TOTAL%
1) Very conservative1065.3
2) Conservative56728.3
3) Moderate80340.1
4) Liberal31015.5
5) Very liberal1216
9) Don't know/Refused964.8
TOTAL2003100.0
123) In the 2004 presidential election between George W. Bush and John Kerry, did things come up that kept you from voting, or did you happen to vote? (VOTE04)
TOTAL%
1) Voted146072.9
2) Did not vote (includes too young to vote)51325.6
8) Don't remember if voted9.4
9) Refused211
TOTAL2003100.0
124) Did you vote for Bush, Kerry or someone else? [Answered if VOTE04 = 1.] (BUKESE)
TOTAL%
1) Bush68647
2) Kerry63343.4
3) Other candidate674.6
4) Don't remember which candidate12.8
9) Refused624.2
Missing543 
TOTAL1460100.0
125) Do you own or rent your home? (OWNRENT)
TOTAL%
1) Own139169.5
2) Rent49024.5
3) Other arrangement954.7
9) Don't know/Refused261.3
TOTAL2002100.0
126) Are you now employed full-time, part-time or not employed? (EMPLOY)
TOTAL%
1) Full-time104852.3
2) Part-time21710.8
3) Not employed71135.5
9) Don't know/Refused271.3
TOTAL2003100.0
127) Are you, yourself, a veteran of the armed services? [If MARITAL = 1, also ask: "Is your husband/wife a veteran of armed services?"] (VETERAN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, respondent24712.3
2) Yes, spouse1356.7
3) Yes, both14.7
4) Yes, respondent still active/in the reserves [VOL.]14.7
5) Yes, spouse still active/in the reserves [VOL.]2.1
6) Yes, both still active/in the reserves [VOL.]2.1
7) No156978.4
9) Don't know/Refused [VOL.]19.9
TOTAL2002100.0
128) Are you (or is your spouse) a member of a labor union? [Include spouse only if MARITAL=1.] (LABOR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, respondent is1919.5
2) Yes, spouse is834.1
3) Yes, both221.1
4) No, Neither are168384
9) Don't know/Refused241.2
TOTAL2003100.0
129) What is your ancestry or ethnic origin? [Answered only if RELIGION = 6 (Muslim).] (ANCESTRY)
TOTAL%
1) Response given1184.6
9) Don't know/Refused215.4
Missing1990 
TOTAL13100.0
130) [Verbatim response. Recorded only 2 responses.] What is your ancestry or ethnic origin? [Answered only if RELIGION = 6 (Muslim).] (ANCESTR2)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL0
131) In what country were you born? (COUNTRB)
TOTAL%
1) U.S.861.5
2) Other (Specify)538.5
9) Don't know/refused00
Missing1990 
TOTAL13100.0
132) [Verbatim response.] In what country were you born? [Answered if COUNTRY = 2.] (COUNTRB2)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL0
133) In what country was your father born? (COUNTFA)
TOTAL%
1) U.S.969.2
2) Other430.8
9) Don't know/refused00
Missing1990 
TOTAL13100.0
134) [Verbatim response.] In what country was your father born? [Answered if COUNTFA = 2.] (COUNTFA2)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL0
135) In what country was your mother born? (COUNTMO)
TOTAL%
1) U.S.969.2
2) Other (Specify)215.4
9) Don't know/refused215.4
Missing1990 
TOTAL13100.0
136) [Verbatim response.] In what country was your mother born? [Answered if COUNTMO = 2.] (COUNTMO2)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL0
137) What is your zipcode? (ZIPCODE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL200350438.4629582.94
138) At a later date, news reporters may want to talk further with people who took part in this survey. Would you be willing to talk to a reporter about the survey topics at a convenient time? (CONTACT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes114657.2
2) No81540.7
9) Don't know/Refused422.1
TOTAL2003100.0
139) Language interview was conducted in (LANGUAGE)
TOTAL%
1) English196798.2
2) Spanish361.8
TOTAL2003100.0
140) End date of interview (ENDDATE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL200360712.314.27
141) Day of the week (DAY)
TOTAL%
1) Sunday1899.5
2) Monday29414.7
3) Tuesday30015
4) Wednesday35017.5
5) Thursday31916
6) Friday37318.7
7) Saturday1748.7
Missing3 
TOTAL1999100.0
142) Commitment index (COMMIT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL20035.392.76
143) Weight variable (WEIGHT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL10.631
144) Combined responses to questions GAYMAR and GAYCONST (regarding banning gay marriage). (GAYMAR_C)
TOTAL%
1) Favor gay marriage70335.1
2) Oppose gay marriage and think amendment is good idea60530.2
3) Oppose gay marriage but think amendment is bad idea47923.9
4) Oppose gay marriage but don't know if amendment is good or bad idea432.1
5) Don't know/Refused (on gay marriage questions)1748.7
TOTAL2004100.0
145) Combined responses to questions GAYMAR and MARPUSH (regarding pushing legalizing gay marriage). (MARPUSHC)
TOTAL%
1) Favor gay marriage and say "push hard" to legalize35617.8
2) Favor gay marriage but say "do not push too hard"28914.4
3) Favor gay marriage but don't know on "push"572.8
4) Oppose gay marriage112756.3
5) Don't know on gay marriage1748.7
TOTAL2003100.0
146) Combined abortion - 2 categories of the question ABGEN. ["Abortion should be generally available to those who want it" coded as pro-choice; "Abortion should be available but under stricter limits than it is now" coded as pro-choice; "Abortion should be against the law except in cases of rape, incest and to save the woman's life" coded as pro-life; "Abortion should not be permitted at all" coded as pro-life. [Answered only if FORM= 1.] (ABORT)
TOTAL%
1) Pro-Choice51451.6
2) Pro-Life45645.7
9) Don't know272.7
Missing1007 
TOTAL997100.0
147) Now, just a few questions for statistical purposes only. What is your age? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-AGE)
TOTAL%
1) 18-2423712
2) 25-3434117.2
3) 35-4438719.5
4) 45-6466733.7
5) 65+35017.7
Missing21 
TOTAL1982100.0
148) 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 week30015.1
2) Once a week49424.8
3) Once or twice a month30315.2
4) A few times a year36518.3
5) Seldom29314.7
6) Never23511.8
Missing14 
TOTAL1990100.0
149) What is the last grade or class that you completed in school? [Interviewer did not read the list of responses.] (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-EDUC)
TOTAL%
1) None, or grade 1-8492.5
2) High school incomplete (Grades 9-11)22711.4
3) High school graduate (Grade 12 or GED certificate)70535.5
4) Some college, no 4-year degree (or Vocational or Technical degree AFTER high school)47223.8
6) College graduate (B.S., B.A., or other 4-year degree)33216.7
7) Post-graduate training or professional schooling after college (e.g., toward a master's Degree or Ph.D.; law or medical school20210.2
Missing16 
TOTAL1987100.0
150) Sex (enter the respondent's sex) (for use with online analysis) (I-GENDER)
TOTAL%
1) Male96448.1
2) Female103951.9
TOTAL2003100.0
151) Last year, that is in 2005, what was your total family income from all sources, before taxes? Just stop me when I get to the right category. (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-INCOME)
TOTAL%
2) Less than $20,00032618.6
3) 20 to under $30,00021512.3
4) 30 to under $50,00041723.8
6) 50 to under $75,00029216.7
7) 75 to under $100,00023813.6
9) $100,000 or more26215
Missing252 
TOTAL1750100.0
152) Are you married, divorced, separated, widowed, or never been married? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Married110355.5
2) Divorced25012.6
3) Separated593
4) Widowed1658.3
5) Never been married40920.6
Missing18 
TOTAL1986100.0