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Inter-Generational Religious Transmission

Importance of maintaining religion across generations


Below are 13 questions from surveys in the ARDA that attempt to measure this concept.

  • IMPMARR from Baylor Religion Survey, Wave II (2007)LEARN MORE
    • Q64b. How important are the following things to you? That your children marry someone with the same religion as you (IMPMARR) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • IMPSAME from Baylor Religion Survey, Wave II (2007)LEARN MORE
    • Q64a. How important are the following things to you? That your children have the same religion as you (IMPSAME) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • MARRY2 from Southern Focus Poll, South Survey, Fall 1996LEARN MORE
    • ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ARE NOT PARENTS: If you had children, how much, if at all, would it bother you if one of your children were to marry someone from a different religious faith than your own? Would it bother you a lot, a little, or not at all? (MARRY2) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • TRANSMT1 from Faith and Family in America, 2005LEARN MORE
    • (IF HAVE KIDS) Do you think your kids will be more religious than you, less religious than you or as religious as you when they grow up, or are you not sure? (TRANSMT1) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • TRANSMT2 from Faith and Family in America, 2005LEARN MORE
    • (IF HAVE KIDS) How likely is it that your children will be of the same denomination or faith tradition as you when they grow up? Would you say it is very likely, somewhat likely, not too likely, not at all likely, or are you not sure? (TRANSMT2) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • MARRY2 from Southern Focus Poll, Non-South Survey, Fall 1996LEARN MORE
    • [ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ARE NOT PARENTS] If you had children, how much, if at all, would it bother you if one of your children were to marry someone from a different religious faith than your own? Would it bother you a lot, a little, or not at all? (MARRY2) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
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