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Angels, Existence of

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Now I am going to read you a series of statements on some different topics. For each one, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly disagree with it, or completely disagree with it: angels and demons are active in the world. Do you completely agree, mostly agree, mostly disagree, or completely disagree? (ANGELS)
  TOTAL %
1) Completely agree 60 10
2) Mostly agree 188 31.3
3) Mostly disagree 209 34.8
4) Completely disagree 93 15.5
98) Dont know 49 8.2
99) Refused 1 0.2
TOTAL600100.0
Survey Details
Scope: Other: Korea
Frame: Other
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: In-Person


Now I am going to read you a series of statements on some different topics. For each one, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly disagree with it, or completely disagree with it: angels and demons are active in the world. Do you completely agree, mostly agree, mostly disagree, or completely disagree? (ANGELS)
  TOTAL %
1) Completely agree 424 65
2) Mostly agree 189 29
3) Mostly disagree 17 2.6
4) Completely disagree 7 1.1
98) Dont know 14 2.1
99) Refused 1 0.2
TOTAL652100.0
Survey Details
Scope: Other: Nigeria
Frame: Other
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: In-Person


Now I am going to read you a series of statements on some different topics. For each one, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly disagree with it, or completely disagree with it: angels and demons are active in the world. Do you completely agree, mostly agree, mostly disagree, or completely disagree? (ANGELS)
  TOTAL %
1) Completely agree 280 38.6
2) Mostly agree 144 19.8
3) Mostly disagree 123 16.9
4) Completely disagree 152 20.9
98) Dont know 27 3.7
99) Refused 0 0
TOTAL726100.0
Survey Details
Scope: Other: India
Frame: Other
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: In-Person


Q26 In your opinion, does each of the following ... exist f. Angels (Q26F)
  TOTAL %
1) Absolutely 1,023 61.3
2) Probably 320 19.2
3) Probably not 194 11.6
4) Absolutely not 133 8
TOTAL1,670100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Mixed-mode


Y125. Do you believe [INSERT LIST A-H], definitely, maybe, or not at all: In the existence of angels? (ANGELS)
  TOTAL %
1) Definitely 2,099 62.3
2) Maybe 974 28.9
3) Not at all 283 8.4
777) Dont know 12 0.4
888) Refused 2 0.1
TOTAL3,370100.0
Survey Details
Scope: Other
Frame: U.S. Youth
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Phone


Now I am going to read you a series of statements on some different topics. For each one, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly disagree with it, or completely disagree with it: angels and demons are active in the world. Do you completely agree, mostly agree, mostly disagree, or completely disagree? (ANGELS)
  TOTAL %
1) Completely agree 6,271 56.9
2) Mostly agree 2,649 24
3) Mostly disagree 909 8.2
4) Completely disagree 801 7.3
98) Dont know 372 3.4
99) Refused 26 0.2
TOTAL11,028100.0
Survey Details
Scope: Other: United States; Brazil, Chile and Guatemala in Latin America; Kenya, Nigeria and South Africa in Africa; and India, the Philippines and South Korea in Asia.
Frame: Other
Sample: Unknown
Mode: Other


Q23f. In your opinion, does each of the following exist? Angels (ANGELS)
  TOTAL %
1) Absolutely not 140 8.8
2) Probably not 158 9.9
3) Probably 334 20.9
4) Absolutely 967 60.5
TOTAL1,599100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Mixed-mode


Q51D [WHICH, IF ANY, OF THE FOLLOWING DO YOU BELIEVE IN?] In angels? (Q51D)
  TOTAL %
1) Yes 19,816 79.2
2) No 4,164 16.6
8) Dont know 882 3.5
9) Refused 170 0.7
TOTAL25,032100.0
Survey Details
Scope: Other: sub-Saharan Africa (Botswana, Cameroon, Chad, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Ethiopia, Ghana, Guinea Bissau, Kenya, Liberia, Mali, Mozambique, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, South Africa, Tanzania)
Frame: Other
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: In-Person


(angels_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] B. In the existence of angels? (ANGELS)
  TOTAL %
1) Definitely 1,445 55.5
2) Maybe 880 33.8
3) Not at all 259 9.9
666) Invalid skip 16 0.6
777) Dont know 3 0.1
888) Refused 1 0
TOTAL2,604100.0
Survey Details
Scope: Other
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Phone


(angels_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] B. In the existence of angels? (ANGELS)
  TOTAL %
1) Definitely 1,397 55.2
2) Maybe 840 33.2
3) Not at all 288 11.4
777) Dont know 1 0
888) Refused 1 0
999) Legitimate skip 5 0.2
TOTAL2,532100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Phone


Now I am going to read you a series of statements on some different topics. For each one, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly disagree with it, or completely disagree with it: angels and demons are active in the world. Do you completely agree, mostly agree, mostly disagree, or completely disagree? (ANGELS)
  TOTAL %
1) Completely agree 407 58.1
2) Mostly agree 148 21.1
3) Mostly disagree 42 6
4) Completely disagree 83 11.9
98) Dont know 19 2.7
99) Refused 1 0.1
TOTAL700100.0
Survey Details
Scope: Other: Brazil, urban areas
Frame: Other
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: In-Person


Now I am going to read you a series of statements on some different topics. For each one, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly disagree with it, or completely disagree with it: angels and demons are active in the world. Do you completely agree, mostly agree, mostly disagree, or completely disagree? (ANGELS)
  TOTAL %
1) Completely agree 323 53.8
2) Mostly agree 144 24
3) Mostly disagree 33 5.5
4) Completely disagree 60 10
98) Dont know 34 5.7
99) Refused 6 1
TOTAL600100.0
Survey Details
Scope: Other: Chile
Frame: Other
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: In-Person


Angels and demons are active in the world. (Q39B)
  TOTAL %
1) Completely agree 13,671 38.4
2) Mostly agree 10,059 28.3
3) Mostly disagree 4,763 13.4
4) Completely disagree 5,153 14.5
9) Dont know/Refused (Vol.) 1,910 5.4
TOTAL35,556100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Phone


Do you believe in Angels, or not? (QE11_6)
  TOTAL %
1) Yes, believe 1,082,515 88.9
2) No, do not believe 135,660 11.1
TOTAL1,218,175100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Phone


Now I am going to read you a series of statements on some different topics. For each one, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly disagree with it, or completely disagree with it: angels and demons are active in the world. Do you completely agree, mostly agree, mostly disagree, or completely disagree? (ANGELS)
  TOTAL %
1) Completely agree 512 51.3
2) Mostly agree 240 24
3) Mostly disagree 102 10.2
4) Completely disagree 117 11.7
98) Dont know 27 2.7
99) Refused 1 0.1
TOTAL999100.0
Survey Details
Scope: Other: The Philippines
Frame: Other
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: In-Person


Now I am going to read you a series of statements on some different topics. For each one, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly disagree with it, or completely disagree with it: angels and demons are active in the world. Do you completely agree, mostly agree, mostly disagree, or completely disagree? (ANGELS)
  TOTAL %
1) Completely agree 331 41.4
2) Mostly agree 280 35
3) Mostly disagree 63 7.9
4) Completely disagree 50 6.3
98) Dont know 71 8.9
99) Refused 4 0.5
TOTAL799100.0
Survey Details
Scope: Other: South Africa
Frame: Other
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: In-Person


Now I am going to read you a series of statements on some different topics. For each one, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly disagree with it, or completely disagree with it: angels and demons are active in the world. Do you completely agree, mostly agree, mostly disagree, or completely disagree? (ANGELS)
  TOTAL %
1) Completely agree 307 41.5
2) Mostly agree 222 30
3) Mostly disagree 71 9.6
4) Completely disagree 98 13.2
98) Dont know 37 5
99) Refused 5 0.7
TOTAL740100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Phone


Angels and demons are active in the world. (Q39B)
  TOTAL %
1) Completely agree 118 29.4
2) Mostly agree 108 26.9
3) Mostly disagree 69 17.2
4) Completely disagree 81 20.2
9) Dont know/Refused (Vol.) 25 6.2
TOTAL401100.0
Survey Details
Scope: Regional Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Phone


Do you believe: that angels and demons are active in the world? (F_QN4A)
  TOTAL %
1) Yes 507 78
2) No 90 13.8
8) Dont know 51 7.8
9) Refused 2 0.3
TOTAL650100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Phone


Now I am going to read you a series of statements on some different topics. For each one, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly disagree with it, or completely disagree with it: angels and demons are active in the world. Do you completely agree, mostly agree, mostly disagree, or completely disagree? (ANGELS)
  TOTAL %
1) Completely agree 400 61.3
2) Mostly agree 160 24.5
3) Mostly disagree 48 7.4
4) Completely disagree 30 4.6
98) Dont know 13 2
99) Refused 2 0.3
TOTAL653100.0
Survey Details
Scope: Other: Kenya
Frame: Other
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: In-Person


Now I am going to read you a series of statements on some different topics. For each one, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly disagree with it, or completely disagree with it: angels and demons are active in the world. Do you completely agree, mostly agree, mostly disagree, or completely disagree? (ANGELS)
  TOTAL %
1) Completely agree 747 74.3
2) Mostly agree 167 16.6
3) Mostly disagree 31 3.1
4) Completely disagree 37 3.7
98) Dont know 23 2.3
99) Refused 0 0
TOTAL1,005100.0
Survey Details
Scope: Other: Guatemala
Frame: Other
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: In-Person


Do there exist heavenly guardian angels who can help a person in a time of need? (ANGELS)
  TOTAL %
1) I do not believe in the existence of guardian angels. 19 6.4
2) I do not know if guardian angels exist 48 16.1
3) I think that guardian angels exist, but I am not always certain 48 16.1
4) I think that guardian angels exist, and I am usually certain 47 15.7
5) I am certain that guardian angels exist 133 44.5
9) Other 4 1.3
TOTAL299100.0
Survey Details
Scope: Other: The target population for this survey was students at Winthrop University, a state university in South Carolina.
Frame: Other
Sample: Unknown
Mode: Other


Q26g. Please indicate whether or not you have ever had any of the following experiences: I was protected from harm by a guardian angel (GUARDIAN)
  TOTAL %
1) Yes 877 55
2) No 717 45
TOTAL1,594100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Mixed-mode


An angel has directly helped me in a time of need. (RA_7)
  TOTAL %
-7) Refused 8 0.3
-4) Dont know 29 1.1
1) Strongly agree 697 26.7
2) Somewhat agree 509 19.5
3) Neither agree nor disagree 604 23.2
4) Somewhat disagree 192 7.4
5) Strongly disagree 569 21.8
TOTAL2,608100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: In-Person


When you were growing up, did you ever have a mysterious encounter such as seeing an angel or a spirit? (MYST_ENC)
  TOTAL %
1) Yes 61,641 14.5
2) No 357,797 84.4
3) Dont Know, Refused 4,275 1
TOTAL423,713100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: In-Person


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Belief In: This question type asks the respondent about belief in angels
Experiences: This question type asks the respondent about experiences with angels

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