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Televangelism, Religious Programming, or Religious Films, Consumption of

How often does the respondent watch religious programming such as televangelists or religious films?


Below are 48 questions from surveys in the ARDA that attempt to measure this concept. The ARDA staff further categorized these questions into 3 types:

Ever Watched?FrequencyReligious Music

Ever Watched?Has the respondent ever watched or listened to religious programming?


FrequencyHow often has the respondent watched or listened to religious programming?

  • SEVENCLB from Middletown Area Study, 1987LEARN MORE
    • How often have you watched The 700 Club on religious television? (SEVENCLB) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • RELPRO from Middletown Area Study, 1991LEARN MORE
    • ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO WATCH AT LEAST 1 HOUR OF RELIGIOUS PROGRAMMING A WEEK: Which religious TV program do you watch the most? (RELPRO) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • FREQRLTV from Religion and Public Life Survey, 2001LEARN MORE
    • Please indicate how often, if ever, you do each of the following activities. -- Watch religious TV programs or listen to religious radio shows (FREQRLTV) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • RELTV from Religious Influence and Identity Survey, 1996LEARN MORE
    • [ASKED OF GROUP 1] How many hours per week do you usually watch religious television programs? (RELTV) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • RELRADIO from Religious Influence and Identity Survey, 1996LEARN MORE
    • [ASKED OF GROUP 1] About how many hours per week do you listen to religious radio programs? (RELRADIO) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • RADIO_TV from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in South KoreaLEARN MORE
    • How often do you listen to religious radio or watch religious television programs: would you say every day, more than once a week, once a week, at least once a month, several times a year, less often or never? [Question asked in all countries.] (RADIO_TV) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • RADIO_TV from Spirit and Power: A 10-Country Survey of PentecostalsLEARN MORE
    • How often do you listen to religious radio or watch religious television programs: would you say every day, more than once a week, once a week, at least once a month, several times a year, less often or never? [Question asked in all countries.] (RADIO_TV) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • RADIO_TV from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in BrazilLEARN MORE
    • How often do you listen to religious radio or watch religious television programs: would you say every day, more than once a week, once a week, at least once a month, several times a year, less often or never? [Question asked in all countries.] (RADIO_TV) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • RADIO_TV from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in ChileLEARN MORE
    • How often do you listen to religious radio or watch religious television programs: would you say every day, more than once a week, once a week, at least once a month, several times a year, less often or never? [Question asked in all countries.] (RADIO_TV) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • RADIO_TV from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in KenyaLEARN MORE
    • How often do you listen to religious radio or watch religious television programs: would you say every day, more than once a week, once a week, at least once a month, several times a year, less often or never? [Question asked in all countries.] (RADIO_TV) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • RADIO_TV from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in NigeriaLEARN MORE
    • How often do you listen to religious radio or watch religious television programs: would you say every day, more than once a week, once a week, at least once a month, several times a year, less often or never? [Question asked in all countries.] (RADIO_TV) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • RADIO_TV from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in GuatemalaLEARN MORE
    • How often do you listen to religious radio or watch religious television programs: would you say every day, more than once a week, once a week, at least once a month, several times a year, less often or never? [Question asked in all countries.] (RADIO_TV) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • RADIO_TV from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in the PhilippinesLEARN MORE
    • How often do you listen to religious radio or watch religious television programs: would you say every day, more than once a week, once a week, at least once a month, several times a year, less often or never? [Question asked in all countries.] (RADIO_TV) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • RADIO_TV from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in Chosen Regions of IndiaLEARN MORE
    • How often do you listen to religious radio or watch religious television programs: would you say every day, more than once a week, once a week, at least once a month, several times a year, less often or never? [Question asked in all countries.] (RADIO_TV) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • RADIO_TV from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in South AfricaLEARN MORE
    • How often do you listen to religious radio or watch religious television programs: would you say every day, more than once a week, once a week, at least once a month, several times a year, less often or never? [Question asked in all countries.] (RADIO_TV) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • RADIO_TV from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in the United StatesLEARN MORE
    • How often do you listen to religious radio or watch religious television programs: would you say every day, more than once a week, once a week, at least once a month, several times a year, less often or never? [Question asked in all countries.] (RADIO_TV) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • MEDIA from Houston Area Survey, 1982-2010LEARN MORE
    • IF VERY IMPORTANT OR FAIRLY IMPORTANT (RELIMP): In general, how often do you listen to religious radio or television programs? Would you say: very often, pretty often, not too often, or never? (83) (MEDIA) EXPAND/COLLAPSE

Religious MusicHas the respondent owned religious music or attended religious concerts?

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