PRRI-RNS Religion News Survey, April 2013

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The PRRI/ Religion & Politics Tracking Poll was conducted by Public Religion Research Institute to examine attitudes on breaking news and emerging issues at the intersection of religion and politics. This survey investigated public views of marijuana. Questions not only assessed basic familiarity, but also attitudes toward the legalization, use, as well as moral and religious perceptions of marijuana use.

Data File
Cases: 1,000
Variables: 62
Weight Variable: WEIGHT
Data Collection
Date Collected: April 17-21, 2013
Original Survey (Instrument)
Public Religion Research Institute April 2013 Questionnaire
Funded By
Public Religion Research Institute
Collection Procedures
The survey was designed and conducted by Public Religion Research Institute. Results of the survey were based on bilingual (Spanish and English) RDD telephone interviews conducted between April 17-21, 2013 by professional interviewers under the direction of Social Science Research Solutions (SSRS).
Sampling Procedures
Interviews were conducted among a random sample of 1,000 adults, 18 years of age or older in the continental United States (400 respondents were interviewed on a cell phone).
Principal Investigators
Robert P. Jones and Daniel Cox
Notes on Weighted Data
The final sample was weighted to six different parameters -- age, sex, geographic region, race, education and telephone usage -- to ensure reliable and accurate representation of the total adult population. Telephone usage refers to whether respondents have only a landline telephone, only a cell phone or both types and the frequency with which they use each type.

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