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Religious Tradition of Parents

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ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE A FATHER, STEPFATHER, FOSTER FATHER, ADOPTIVE FATHER, OR A MALE GUARDIAN IN THEIR LIFE: Overall, how important do you think religion is in your fathers life? (YDADREL)
  TOTAL %
1) Not important 722 9.5
2) Slightly important 1,048 13.7
3) Somewhat important 1,751 22.9
4) Important 2,324 30.4
5) Extremely important 1,792 23.5
TOTAL7,637100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: Denominations
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: In-Person


What was your mothers religious preference when you were growing up? Was it Protestant, Catholic, Jewish, some other religion, or no religion? (MARELIG)
  TOTAL %
0) Inapplicable 0 0
1) Protestant 12 13.8
2) Catholic 2 2.3
3) Jewish 59 67.8
4) None 10 11.5
5) Other 2 2.3
8) Dont know 1 1.1
9) No answer 1 1.1
TOTAL87100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: In-Person


What was your fathers religious preference when you were growing up? Was it Protestant, Catholic, Jewish, some other religion, or no religion? (PARELIG)
  TOTAL %
0) Inapplicable 0 0
1) Protestant 7 8
2) Catholic 2 2.3
3) Jewish 62 71.3
4) None 10 11.5
5) Other 2 2.3
8) Dont know 3 3.4
9) No answer 1 1.1
TOTAL87100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: In-Person


Was your mother Jewish in any way when you were growing up? (MAJWOTH)
  TOTAL %
0) Inapplicable 0 0
1) Yes 4 40
2) Half/part 3 30
3) No 3 30
TOTAL10100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: In-Person


Was your father Jewish in any way when you were growing up? (PAJWOTH)
  TOTAL %
0) Inapplicable 0 0
1) Yes 3 30
2) Half/part 2 20
3) No 5 50
TOTAL10100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: In-Person


What was your mothers religious preference when you were a child? Was it Protestant, Catholic, Jewish, some other religion, or no religion? (MARELKID)
  TOTAL %
0) Inapplicable 0 0
1) Protestant 764 56
2) Catholic 410 30
3) Jewish 27 2
4) Orthodox (such as Greek or Russian Orthodox) 10 0.7
5) Muslim 7 0.5
6) Other 17 1.2
7) No religion 97 7.1
8) Dont know 28 2.1
9) No answer 5 0.4
TOTAL1,365100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: In-Person


What was your fathers religious preference when you were a child? Was it Protestant, Catholic, Jewish, some other religion, or no religion? (PARELKID)
  TOTAL %
0) Inapplicable 0 0
1) Protestant 602 44.1
2) Catholic 413 30.3
3) Jewish 25 1.8
4) Orthodox (such as Greek or Russian Orthodox) 5 0.4
5) Muslim 12 0.9
6) Other 12 0.9
7) No religion 198 14.5
8) Dont know 92 6.7
9) No answer 6 0.4
TOTAL1,365100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: In-Person


Q31 Please indicate the religious affiliation of your... Father (Q31A)
  TOTAL %
1) Protestant (Baptist, Presbyterian, Lutheran, etc.) 869 52
2) Roman Catholic 411 24.6
3) Jewish 53 3.2
4) Orthodox 10 0.6
5) Muslim 3 0.2
6) Other 79 4.7
7) Not religious 175 10.5
8) I dont know 70 4.2
TOTAL1,670100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Mixed-mode


Q31 Please indicate the religious affiliation of your... Mother (Q31B)
  TOTAL %
1) Protestant (Baptist, Presbyterian, Lutheran, etc.) 928 55.8
2) Roman Catholic 453 27.2
3) Jewish 48 2.9
4) Orthodox 8 0.5
5) Muslim 3 0.2
6) Other 104 6.3
7) Not religious 84 5.1
8) I dont know 35 2.1
TOTAL1,663100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Mixed-mode


Q31a. Please indicate the religious affiliation of your father, mother, and spouse (if married). (Please mark only one box.) Father (RELFATHR)
  TOTAL %
1) Protestant (Baptist, Presbyterian, Lutheran, etc.) 734 45.8
2) Roman Catholic 439 27.4
3) Jewish 33 2.1
4) Other 132 8.2
5) Not religious 152 9.5
8) I dont know 111 6.9
TOTAL1,601100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Mixed-mode


Q31b. Please indicate the religious affiliation of your father, mother, and spouse (if married). (Please mark only one box.) Mother (RELMOTHR)
  TOTAL %
1) Protestant (Baptist, Presbyterian, Lutheran, etc.) 836 52.5
2) Roman Catholic 452 28.4
3) Jewish 41 2.6
4) Other 145 9.1
5) Not religious 59 3.7
8) I dont know 59 3.7
TOTAL1,592100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Mixed-mode


What was your mothers religious preference when you were growing up? Was it Protestant, Catholic, Jewish, some other religion, or no religion? (MARELIG)
  TOTAL %
1) Protestant 910 63.5
2) Catholic 400 27.9
3) Jewish 32 2.2
4) None 50 3.5
5) Other 36 2.5
9) No answer 5 0.3
TOTAL1,433100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: In-Person


If mother Protestant: What specific denomination is that, if any? (MADEN)
  TOTAL %
10) American Baptist Association 25 2.7
11) American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A. 9 1
12) National Baptist Convention of America 2 0.2
13) National Baptist Convention, U.S.A., Inc. 6 0.7
14) Southern Baptist Convention 163 17.8
15) Other Baptist Churches 35 3.8
18) Baptist, Dont know which 98 10.7
20) African Methodist Episcopal Church 9 1
21) African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church 2 0.2
22) United Methodist Church 116 12.7
23) Other Methodist Churches 9 1
28) Methodist, Dont know which 43 4.7
30) American Lutheran Church 21 2.3
31) Lutheran Church in America 12 1.3
32) Lutheran Church Missouri Synod 19 2.1
33) Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod 3 0.3
34) Other Lutheran Churches 7 0.8
38) Lutheran, Dont know which 33 3.6
40) Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. 14 1.5
41) United Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. 18 2
42) Other Presbyterian Churches 7 0.8
48) Presbyterian, Dont know which 30 3.3
50) Episcopal Church 31 3.4
60) Other 161 17.6
70) No Denomination given or Non-Denominational Church 34 3.7
99) No answer 8 0.9
TOTAL915100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: In-Person


What was your fathers religious preference when you were growing up? Was it Protestant, Catholic, Jewish, some other religion, or no religion? (PARELIG)
  TOTAL %
1) Protestant 703 55
2) Catholic 360 28.1
3) Jewish 28 2.2
4) None 151 11.8
5) Other 30 2.3
8) Dont know 1 0.1
9) No answer 6 0.5
TOTAL1,279100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: In-Person


If father Protestant: What specific denomination is that, if any? (PADEN)
  TOTAL %
10) American Baptist Association 19 2.7
11) American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A. 5 0.7
12) National Baptist Convention of America 1 0.1
13) National Baptist Convention, U.S.A., Inc. 6 0.8
14) Southern Baptist Convention 128 18.1
15) Other Baptist Churches 30 4.2
18) Baptist, Dont know which 66 9.3
20) African Methodist Episcopal Church 4 0.6
21) African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church 3 0.4
22) United Methodist Church 88 12.4
23) Other Methodist Churches 8 1.1
28) Methodist, Dont know which 25 3.5
30) American Lutheran Church 21 3
31) Lutheran Church in America 11 1.6
32) Lutheran Church Missouri Synod 12 1.7
33) Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod 1 0.1
34) Other Lutheran Churches 4 0.6
38) Lutheran, Dont know which 27 3.8
40) Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. 9 1.3
41) United Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. 15 2.1
42) Other Presbyterian Churches 6 0.8
48) Presbyterian, Dont know which 28 3.9
50) Episcopal Church 24 3.4
60) Other 122 17.2
70) No Denomination given or Non-Denominational Church 37 5.2
99) No answer 9 1.3
TOTAL709100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: In-Person


What was your mothers religious preference when you were a child? Was it Protestant, Catholic, Jewish, some other religion, or no religion? (MARELKID)
  TOTAL %
1) Protestant 810 59.6
2) Catholic 388 28.6
3) Jewish 30 2.2
4) Orthodox 8 0.6
5) Muslim 3 0.2
6) Other 17 1.3
7) No religion 28 2.1
8) Dont know 54 4
9) No answer 21 1.5
TOTAL1,359100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: In-Person


What was your fathers religious preference when you were child? Was it Protestant, Catholic, Jewish, some other religion, or no religion? (PARELKID)
  TOTAL %
1) Protestant 704 51.8
2) Catholic 368 27.1
3) Jewish 32 2.4
4) Orthodox 9 0.7
5) Muslim 4 0.3
6) Other 14 1
7) No religion 89 6.5
8) Dont know 114 8.4
9) No answer 25 1.8
TOTAL1,359100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: In-Person


What was your mothers religious preference when you were a child? Was it Protestant, Catholic, Jewish, some other religion, or no religion? (MARELKID)
  TOTAL %
1) Protestant 704 54.8
2) Catholic 392 30.5
3) Jewish 22 1.7
4) Orthodox 12 0.9
5) Moslem 6 0.5
6) Other 14 1.1
7) No religion 35 2.7
8) Dont know 62 4.8
9) No answer 37 2.9
TOTAL1,284100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: In-Person


What was your fathers religious preference when you were child? Was it Protestant, Catholic, Jewish, some other religion, or no religion? (PARELKID)
  TOTAL %
1) Protestant 601 46.8
2) Catholic 344 26.8
3) Jewish 25 1.9
4) Orthodox 7 0.5
5) Moslem 8 0.6
6) Other 20 1.6
7) No religion 100 7.8
8) Dont know 135 10.5
9) No answer 44 3.4
TOTAL1,284100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: In-Person


When you were growing up, were either or both of your parents born-again Christians? (FOLLOW-UP) Was that your mother, your father, or both? (BRONAGN2)
  TOTAL %
1) No 863 53.6
2) Yes, mother 129 8
3) Yes, father 27 1.7
4) Yes, both 533 33.1
5) Dont Know/Refused 58 3.6
TOTAL1,610100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: Other
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Phone


During the time you were growing up, what was the religious affiliation of your parents? -- Fathers religious affiliation (DADRELIG)
  TOTAL %
10) Roman Catholic 514 17.9
11) Episcopalian (Anglican, Church of England, Church of Ireland, Church of Canada) 169 5.9
12) Presbyterian 224 7.8
13) Congregationalist 67 2.3
14) Disciples of Christ 46 1.6
15) Methodist, Methodist Episcopal (does not include Free Methodist) 357 12.4
16) Missouri Lutheran 54 1.9
17) United Lutheran Church in America (ULC, ELC, Swedish, Islandic Lutheran) 43 1.5
18) American Lutheran Church (includes German Lutheran) 97 3.4
19) Lutheran, synod not specified 93 3.2
20) American Baptist 55 1.9
21) Southern Baptist 50 1.7
22) Baptist, unspecified (Free Baptist) 116 4
23) Assemblies of God 12 0.4
24) Church of God 17 0.6
25) Church of Christ 21 0.7
26) Nazarene 21 0.7
27) Seventh day-Adventist 10 0.3
30) Pentecostal 4 0.1
32) Protestant (unspecified) 194 6.8
33) Unitarian (Universalist) 17 0.6
34) Quakers (Friends) 8 0.3
35) United Brethren (Evangelical unspecified, German Evangelical 11 0.4
36) Jehovahs Witness 2 0.1
37) Mormon (Latter-day Saints) 17 0.6
39) Jew 8 0.3
40) Free Methodist 7 0.2
41) Christian Science 15 0.5
42) Mennonite (Amish, Hitterite) 4 0.1
43) Liberal Protestant (unspecified) 11 0.4
44) Fundamental Protestant unspecified 16 0.6
45) Various Divine Sciences 1 0
46) Unity 2 0.1
47) Dutch Reformed, Evangelical Reformed, German Reformed, First Reformed, Christian Reformed, Reformed Unspecified) 18 0.6
50) Christian (unspecified) 6 0.2
51) Mason 2 0.1
53) Salvation Army 2 0.1
56) Oddfellows 1 0
60) Greek Orthodox 8 0.3
61) Russian Orthodox 5 0.2
62) Eastern Orthodox 2 0.1
63) Buddhist 2 0.1
68) Muslim (Mohammedan) 1 0
70) Agnostic and atheist 4 0.1
79) None at present (specified) 1 0
80) None (person reports he has no religious affiliation) 374 13
81) Theosophist 1 0
85) Catholic and Liberal Protestant 1 0
90) Liberal Protestant and Conservative Protestant 1 0
91) Liberal Protestant and Fundamental Protestant 3 0.1
99) Dont know; not applicable 154 5.4
TOTAL2,869100.0
Survey Details
Scope: Regional Sample
Frame: Congregations
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Mailed


During the time you were growing up, what was the religious affiliation of your parents? -- What was your mothers religious affiliation? (MOMRELIG)
  TOTAL %
10) Roman Catholic 541 18.8
11) Episcopalian (Anglican, Church of England, Church of Ireland, Church of Canada) 198 6.9
12) Presbyterian 263 9.2
13) Congregationalist 73 2.5
14) Disciples of Christ 55 1.9
15) Methodist, Methodist Episcopal (does not include Free Methodist) 416 14.5
16) Missouri Lutheran 66 2.3
17) United Lutheran Church in America (ULC, ELC, Swedish, Island 44 1.5
18) American Lutheran Church (includes German Lutheran) 99 3.4
19) Lutheran, synod not specified 91 3.2
20) American Baptist 67 2.3
21) Southern Baptist (Southern, Primitive Baptist) 63 2.2
22) Baptist, unspecified (Free Baptist) 127 4.4
23) Assemblies of God 13 0.5
24) Church of God (Reformation Church of God) 21 0.7
25) Church of Christ 31 1.1
26) Nazarene 27 0.9
27) Seventh -day Adventist 21 0.7
29) Foursquare Gospel 2 0.1
30) Pentecostal 5 0.2
32) Protestant (unspecified) 201 7
33) Unitarian (Universalist) 5 0.2
34) Quakers (Friends) 6 0.2
35) United Brethren (Evangelical unspecified, German unspecified) 10 0.3
36) Jehovahs Witness 2 0.1
37) Mormon (Latter-day Saints) 16 0.6
39) Jew 7 0.2
40) Free Methodist (Southern Methodist) 6 0.2
41) Christian Science 28 1
42) Mennonite (Amish, Hitterite) 4 0.1
43) Liberal Protestant (unspecified) 12 0.4
44) Fundamental Protestant unspecified 21 0.7
45) Various divine sciences 1 0
46) Unity 3 0.1
47) Dutch Reformed, Evangelical Reformed, German Reformed, First Reformed, Christian Reformed, Reformed Unspecified) 21 0.7
50) Christian (unspecified) 9 0.3
53) Salvation Army 2 0.1
54) Advent Christian 2 0.1
55) Swedenborgian 1 0
60) Greek Orthodox 7 0.2
61) Russian Orthodox 4 0.1
62) Eastern Orthodox 2 0.1
63) Buddhist 2 0.1
68) Muslim (Mohammedan) 1 0
70) Agnostic and atheist 2 0.1
80) None (person reports he has no religious affiliation) 171 6
90) Liberal Protestant and Conservative Protestant 2 0.1
91) Liberal Protestant and Fundamental Protestant 3 0.1
92) Liberal Protestant and Third Forcer 4 0.1
94) Conservative and Fundamental Protestant 1 0
95) Conservative Protestant and Third Forcer 2 0.1
99) Dont Know; not applicable 90 3.1
TOTAL2,871100.0
Survey Details
Scope: Regional Sample
Frame: Congregations
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Mailed


When you were a child, how often did your mother attend religious services? (ATTENDMA)
  TOTAL %
0) Inapplicable 0 0
1) Never 154 11.3
2) Less than once a year 46 3.4
3) About once or twice a year 101 7.4
4) Several times a year 102 7.5
5) About once a month 68 5
6) Two to three times a month 102 7.5
7) Nearly every week 129 9.5
8) Every week 462 33.8
9) Several times a week 143 10.5
10) No father/mother present 19 1.4
98) Cant say or cant remember 35 2.6
99) No answer 4 0.3
TOTAL1,365100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: In-Person


When you were a child, how often did your father attend religious services? (ATTENDPA)
  TOTAL %
0) Inapplicable 0 0
1) Never 268 19.6
2) Less than once a year 74 5.4
3) About once or twice a year 118 8.6
4) Several times a year 119 8.7
5) About once a month 69 5.1
6) Two to three times a month 86 6.3
7) Nearly every week 111 8.1
8) Every week 296 21.7
9) Several times a week 82 6
10) No father/mother present 69 5.1
98) Cant say or cant remember 69 5.1
99) No answer 4 0.3
TOTAL1,365100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: In-Person


When you were growing up, how often did your mother (mother substitute) attend religious services? (MAATTEND)
  TOTAL %
0) Never 0 0
1) Less than once a year 33 2.5
2) About once or twice a year 91 7
3) Several times a year 124 9.5
4) About once a month 95 7.3
5) 2-3 times a month 115 8.8
6) Nearly every week 155 11.9
7) Every week 547 41.8
8) Several times a week 130 9.9
9) Dont know, No answer 18 1.4
TOTAL1,308100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: In-Person


When you were a child, how often did your mother attend religious services? (ATTENDMA)
  TOTAL %
1) Never 51 3.8
2) Less than once a year 52 3.8
3) About once or twice a year 82 6
4) Several times a year 140 10.3
5) About once a month 48 3.5
6) 2-3 times a month 126 9.3
7) Nearly every week 215 15.8
8) Every week 368 27.1
9) Several times a week 114 8.4
10) No mother/mother not present 10 0.7
98) Cant say/cant remember 96 7.1
99) No answer 57 4.2
TOTAL1,359100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: In-Person


When you were a child, how often did your father attend religious services? (ATTENDPA)
  TOTAL %
1) Never 155 11.4
2) Less than once a year 93 6.8
3) About once or twice a year 123 9.1
4) Several times a year 132 9.7
5) About once a month 60 4.4
6) 2-3 times a month 103 7.6
7) Nearly every week 150 11
8) Every week 267 19.6
9) Several times a week 63 4.6
10) No father/father not present 43 3.2
98) Cant say/cant remember 134 9.9
99) No answer 36 2.6
TOTAL1,359100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: In-Person


When you were a child, how often did your mother attend religious services? (ATTENDMA)
  TOTAL %
1) Never 70 5.5
2) Less than once a year 44 3.4
3) About once or twice a year 82 6.4
4) Several times a year 115 9
5) About once a month 44 3.4
6) 2-3 times a month 102 7.9
7) Nearly every week 176 13.7
8) Every week 356 27.7
9) Several times a week 126 9.8
10) No mother/mother not present 12 0.9
98) Cant say/cant remember 91 7.1
99) No answer 66 5.1
TOTAL1,284100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: In-Person


When you were a child, how often did your father attend religious services? (ATTENDPA)
  TOTAL %
1) Never 176 13.7
2) Less than once a year 81 6.3
3) About once or twice a year 97 7.6
4) Several times a year 87 6.8
5) About once a month 54 4.2
6) 2-3 times a month 76 5.9
7) Nearly every week 129 10
8) Every week 250 19.5
9) Several times a week 95 7.4
10) No father/father not present 19 1.5
98) Cant say/cant remember 168 13.1
99) No answer 52 4
TOTAL1,284100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: In-Person


As you look back on your childhood family life, would you say that your parents were active participants in the LDS Church (generally speaking)? (PRNTACTV)
  TOTAL %
1) Yes, both parents were 548 58.9
2) Father was but not mother 22 2.4
3) Mother was but not father 169 18.2
4) No, neither one was 119 12.8
5) One parent was active in another Church 9 1
6) Both parents were active in another Church 19 2
7) Parents were not active in any Church 45 4.8
TOTAL931100.0
Survey Details
Scope: Other: Regional samples of Mormons in Salt Lake City, UT and San Francisco, CA
Frame: Denominations
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Mailed


Y133. [If teen identifies with a religion (and if Jewish, teen is not only culturally Jewish), AND if teen has mother or female parent figure in the household][IF (Y62<8) AND IF <> (Y66=2 OR Y70=2)] AND IF (P1A=1 OR (P1A=0 AND P2C<3))] Would you say that your own religious beliefs are: [READ LIST] (LIKEMOM1)
  TOTAL %
1) Very similar to mother 1,036 30.7
2) Somewhat similar to mother 942 28
3) Somewhat different from mother 405 12
4) Very different from mother 168 5
777) Dont know 18 0.5
888) Refused 2 0.1
999) Not asked 799 23.7
TOTAL3,370100.0
Survey Details
Scope: Other
Frame: U.S. Youth
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Phone


Y134. [If teen identifies with a religion (and if Jewish, teen is not only culturally Jewish), AND if teen has father or male parent figure in the household][IF (Y62<8) AND IF <> (Y66=2 OR Y70=2)] AND IF (P1A=0 OR (P1A=1 AND P2C<3))] Would you say that your own religious beliefs are: [READ LIST] (LIKEDAD1)
  TOTAL %
1) Very similar to father 741 22
2) Somewhat similar to father 757 22.5
3) Somewhat different from father 346 10.3
4) Very different from father 226 6.7
777) Dont know 23 0.7
888) Refused 1 0
999) Not asked 1,276 37.9
TOTAL3,370100.0
Survey Details
Scope: Other
Frame: U.S. Youth
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Phone


Y135. [If teen doesnt think of self as part of a particular religion/denomination/church OR if teen does not identify with a religion OR if teen only culturally Jewish, AND if teen has mother or female parent figure at home][IF Y61<>1 OR Y62>7 OR Y66=2 OR Y70=2] AND [IF P1A=0 AND P2C<3)] Would you say that your own ideas about religion are: [READ LIST] (LIKEMOM2)
  TOTAL %
1) Very similar to mother 59 1.8
2) Somewhat similar to mother 215 6.4
3) Somewhat different from mother 172 5.1
4) Very different from mother 186 5.5
777) Dont know 19 0.6
888) Refused 3 0.1
999) Not asked 2,716 80.6
TOTAL3,370100.0
Survey Details
Scope: Other
Frame: U.S. Youth
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Phone


[If teen is doesnt think of self as part of a particular religion/denomination/church OR if teen does not identify with a religion OR if teen only culturally Jewish, AND if teen has father or male parent figure at home][IF Y61<>1 OR Y62>7 OR Y66=2 OR Y70=2] AND [IF P1A=0 AND P2C<3)] Would you say that your own ideas about religion are: [READ LIST] (LIKEDAD2)
  TOTAL %
1) Very similar to father 46 1.4
2) Somewhat similar to father 154 4.6
3) Somewhat different from father 120 3.6
4) Very different from father 136 4
777) Dont know 19 0.6
888) Refused 1 0
999) Not asked 2,894 85.9
TOTAL3,370100.0
Survey Details
Scope: Other
Frame: U.S. Youth
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Phone


(likemom1_w2) [IF CONSIDERS SELF RELIGIOUS AND HAS MOTHER] [IF F:10<7 AND F:13 NOT=2 AND F:16 NOT=2 AND HAS MOTHER] I:12. Would you say that your own religious beliefs are: (LIKEM1)
  TOTAL %
1) Very similar to [Insert: MOTHER 1] 778 29.9
2) Somewhat similar to 633 24.3
3) Somewhat different from 277 10.6
4) Very different from [Insert: MOTHER 1] 119 4.6
666) Invalid skip 18 0.7
777) Dont know 2 0.1
888) Refused 1 0
999) Not asked 776 29.8
TOTAL2,604100.0
Survey Details
Scope: Other
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Phone


(likedad1_w2) [IF CONSIDERS SELF RELIGIOUS AND HAS FATHER] [IF F:10<7 AND F:13 NOT=2 AND F:16 NOT=2 AND HAS FATHER] I:13. Would you say that your own religious beliefs are: (LIKED1)
  TOTAL %
1) Very similar to [Insert: FATHER 1] 551 21.2
2) Somewhat similar to 497 19.1
3) Somewhat different from 258 9.9
4) Very different from [Insert: FATHER 1] 144 5.5
666) Invalid skip 18 0.7
777) Dont know 10 0.4
888) Refused 1 0
999) Not asked 1,125 43.2
TOTAL2,604100.0
Survey Details
Scope: Other
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Phone


(likemom2_w2) [IF DOES NOT CONSIDER SELF PART OF A RELIGION OR CONSIDERS SELF CULTURALLY, NOT RELIGIOUSLY JEWISH AND HAS MOTHER] [IF (F:10=7, DK OR REF OR F:9=0, DK OR REF OR F:13=2 OR F:16=2) AND HAS MOTHER] I:14. Would you say that your own ideas about religion are: (LIKEM2)
  TOTAL %
1) Very similar to [Insert: MOTHER 1] 73 2.8
2) Somewhat similar to 208 8
3) Somewhat different from 156 6
4) Very different from [Insert: MOTHER 1] 206 7.9
666) Invalid skip 18 0.7
777) Dont know 13 0.5
999) Not asked 1,930 74.1
TOTAL2,604100.0
Survey Details
Scope: Other
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Phone


(likedad2_w2) [IF DOES NOT CONSIDER SELF PART OF A RELIGION OR CONSIDERS SELF CULTURALLY, NOT RELIGIOUSLY JEWISH AND HAS FATHER] [IF (F:10=7, DK OR REF OR F:9=0, DK OR REF OR F:13=2 OR F:16=2) AND HAS FATHER] I:15. Would you say that your own ideas about religion are: (LIKED2)
  TOTAL %
1) Very similar to [Insert: FATHER 1] 48 1.8
2) Somewhat similar to 164 6.3
3) Somewhat different from 124 4.8
4) Very different from [Insert: FATHER 1] 151 5.8
666) Invalid skip 18 0.7
777) Dont know 11 0.4
999) Not asked 2,088 80.2
TOTAL2,604100.0
Survey Details
Scope: Other
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Phone


(likemom1_2_w2) [IF CONSIDERS SELF RELIGIOUS AND HAS MOTHER 2] [IF F:10<7 AND F:13 NOT=2 AND F:16 NOT=2 AND HAS MOTHER 2] I:16. Would you say that your own religious beliefs are: (LIKEM1_2)
  TOTAL %
1) Very similar to [Insert: MOTHER 2] who you live with 36 1.4
2) Somewhat similar to 26 1
3) Somewhat different from 11 0.4
4) Very different from [Insert: MOTHER 2] who you live with 11 0.4
666) Invalid skip 18 0.7
777) Dont know 1 0
999) Not asked 2,501 96
TOTAL2,604100.0
Survey Details
Scope: Other
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Phone


(likedad1_2_w2) [IF CONSIDERS SELF RELIGIOUS AND HAS FATHER 2] [IF F:10<7 AND F:13 NOT=2 AND F:16 NOT=2 AND HAS FATHER 2] I:17. Would you say that your own religious beliefs are: (LIKED1_2)
  TOTAL %
1) Very similar to [Insert: FATHER 2] who you live with 33 1.3
2) Somewhat similar to 37 1.4
3) Somewhat different from 23 0.9
4) Very different from [Insert: FATHER 2] who you live with 22 0.8
666) Invalid skip 18 0.7
777) Dont know 4 0.2
999) Not asked 2,467 94.7
TOTAL2,604100.0
Survey Details
Scope: Other
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Phone


(likemom2_w2) [IF DOES NOT CONSIDER SELF PART OF A RELIGION OR CONSIDERS SELF CULTURALLY, NOT RELIGIOUSLY JEWISH AND HAS MOTHER 2] [IF (F:10=7, DK OR REF OR F:9=0, DK OR REF OR F:13=2 OR F:16=2) AND HAS MOTHER 2] I:18. Would you say that your own ideas about religion are: (LIKEM2_2)
  TOTAL %
1) Very similar to [Insert: MOTHER 2] who you live with 6 0.2
2) Somewhat similar to 14 0.5
3) Somewhat different from 10 0.4
4) Very different from [Insert: MOTHER 2] who you live with 15 0.6
666) Invalid skip 18 0.7
999) Not asked 2,541 97.6
TOTAL2,604100.0
Survey Details
Scope: Other
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Phone


(likedad2_2_w2) [IF DOES NOT CONSIDER SELF PART OF A RELIGION OR CONSIDERS SELF CULTURALLY, NOT RELIGIOUSLY JEWISH AND HAS FATHER 2] [IF (F:10=7, DK OR REF OR F:9=0, DK OR REF OR F:13=2 OR F:16=2) AND HAS FATHER 2] I:19. Would you say that your own ideas about religion are: (LIKED2_2)
  TOTAL %
1) Very similar to [Insert: FATHER 2] who you live with 5 0.2
2) Somewhat similar to 16 0.6
3) Somewhat different from 16 0.6
4) Very different from [Insert: FATHER 2] who you live with 17 0.7
666) Invalid skip 18 0.7
777) Dont know 2 0.1
888) Refused 1 0
999) Not asked 2,529 97.1
TOTAL2,604100.0
Survey Details
Scope: Other
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Phone


(likemom1_w3) [IF CONSIDERS SELF RELIGIOUS AND HAS MOTHER] I:12. Would you say that your own religious beliefs are: (LIKEM1)
  TOTAL %
1) Very similar to [MOTHER1] 695 27.4
2) Somewhat similar to 575 22.7
3) Somewhat different from 237 9.4
4) Very different from [MOTHER1] 113 4.5
777) Dont know 2 0.1
888) Refused 1 0
999) Legitimate skip 909 35.9
TOTAL2,532100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Phone


(likedad1_w3) [IF CONSIDERS SELF RELIGIOUS AND HAS MOTHER] I:13. Would you say that your own religious beliefs are: (LIKED1)
  TOTAL %
1) Very similar to [FATHER1] 488 19.3
2) Somewhat similar to 449 17.7
3) Somewhat different from 214 8.5
4) Very different from [FATHER1] 126 5
777) Dont know 9 0.4
888) Refused 2 0.1
999) Legitimate skip 1,244 49.1
TOTAL2,532100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Phone


(likemom2_w3) [IF DOES NOT CONSIDER SELF PART OF A RELIGION OR CONSIDERS SELF CULTURALLY, NOT RELIGIOUSLY, JEWISH AND HAS MOTHER] I:14. Would you say that your own ideas about religion are: (LIKEM2)
  TOTAL %
1) Very similar to [MOTHER1] 90 3.6
2) Somewhat similar to 207 8.2
3) Somewhat different from 184 7.3
4) Very different from [MOTHER1] 269 10.6
777) Dont know 8 0.3
888) Refused 2 0.1
999) Legitimate skip 1,772 70
TOTAL2,532100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Phone


(likedad2_w3) [IF DOES NOT CONSIDER SELF PART OF A RELIGION OR CONSIDERS SELF CULTURALLY, NOT RELIGIOUSLY JEWISH AND HAS FATHER] I:15. Would you say that your own ideas about religion are: (LIKED2)
  TOTAL %
1) Very similar to [FATHER1] 66 2.6
2) Somewhat similar to 171 6.8
3) Somewhat different from 157 6.2
4) Very different from [FATHER1] 178 7
777) Dont know 9 0.4
999) Legitimate skip 1,951 77.1
TOTAL2,532100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Phone


(likemom1_2_w3) [IF CONSIDERS SELF RELIGIOUS AND HAS A WAVE 3 MOTHER] I:16. Would you say that your own religious beliefs are: (LIKEM1_2)
  TOTAL %
1) Very similar to [FILL IN WITH B:12a RESPONSE] 42 1.7
2) Somewhat similar to 30 1.2
3) Somewhat different from 15 0.6
4) Very different from [FILL IN WITH B:12a RESPONSE] 11 0.4
999) Legitimate skip 2,434 96.1
TOTAL2,532100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Phone


(likedad1_2_w3) [IF CONSIDERS SELF RELIGIOUS AND HAS A WAVE 3 MOTHER] I:17. Would you say that your own religious beliefs are: (LIKED1_2)
  TOTAL %
1) Very similar to [FILL IN WITH B:13a RESPONSE] 88 3.5
2) Somewhat similar to 120 4.7
3) Somewhat different from 57 2.3
4) Very different from [FILL IN WITH B:13a RESPONSE] 51 2
777) Dont know 3 0.1
999) Legitimate skip 2,213 87.4
TOTAL2,532100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Phone


(likemom2_2_w3) [IF DOES NOT CONSIDER SELF PART OF A RELIGION OR CONSIDERS SELF CULTURALLY, NOT RELIGIOUSLY JEWISH AND HAS A WAVE 3 MOTHER] I:18. Would you say that your own ideas about religion are: (LIKEM2_2)
  TOTAL %
1) Very similar to [FILL IN WITH B:12a RESPONSE] 6 0.2
2) Somewhat similar to 21 0.8
3) Somewhat different from 16 0.6
4) Very different from [FILL IN WITH B:12a RESPONSE] 16 0.6
777) Dont know 1 0
999) Legitimate skip 2,472 97.6
TOTAL2,532100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Phone


(likedad2_2_w3) [IF DOES NOT CONSIDER SELF PART OF A RELIGION OR CONSIDERS SELF CULTURALLY, NOT RELIGIOUSLY JEWISH AND HAS A WAVE 3 FATHER] I:19. Would you say that your own ideas about religion are: (LIKED2_2)
  TOTAL %
1) Very similar to [FILL IN WITH B:13a RESPONSE] 14 0.6
2) Somewhat similar to 45 1.8
3) Somewhat different from 38 1.5
4) Very different from [FILL IN WITH B:13a RESPONSE] 57 2.3
777) Dont know 9 0.4
888) Refused 1 0
999) Legitimate skip 2,368 93.5
TOTAL2,532100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Phone


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Importance: How important is/was religion the respondent's parent?
Parental Affiliation: This question type asks the respondent about the religious affiliation of his/her parents.
Parental Attendance: How often did the respondent's mother or father attend religious services?
Similarity: This question type asks the respondent if his/her religious beliefs are similar to those of his/her parents.

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