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Reincarnation, Belief in

Does respondent believe in reincarnation?


Below are 17 questions from surveys in the ARDA that attempt to measure this concept.

  • REINCAR from National Study of Youth and Religion, Wave 2 (2005)LEARN MORE
    • (reincar_w2) I:1. Do you believe [INSERT LIST A-G], [INTERVIEWER MUST READ RESPONSE CATEGORIES: definitely, maybe, or not at all FOR ‘A AND ‘B AND THEN ONLY IF NECESSARY FOR ‘C THROUGH ‘G] G. In reincarnation, that people have lived previous lives? (REINCAR) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • REINCAR from National Study of Youth and Religion, Wave 3 (2007-2008)LEARN MORE
    • (reincar_w3) Next, I will be asking you some questions about your religious beliefs. I:1. Do you believe [INSERT LIST A-G], [INTERVIEWER MUST READ RESPONSE CATEGORIES: definitely, maybe, or not at all FOR ‘A AND ‘B AND THEN ONLY IF NECESSARY FOR ‘C THROUGH ‘G] G. In reincarnation, that people have lived previous lives? (REINCAR) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • BREINC_B from Religion and Public Life Survey, 2009LEARN MORE
    • Which, if any, of the following do you believe in? Do you believe in reincarnation, that people will be reborn in this world again and again? (Q291A) [Note: BREINC_B through BASTRO_B were read together as a block, but were read in a random order within the block.] (BREINC_B) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • REINCAR from Middletown Area Study, 1998LEARN MORE
    • ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO NEVER ATTEND CHURCH: Do you believe in reincarnation, that is, that the soul, after death, comes back to earth in another body? (REINCAR) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
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