Miracles, Beliefs about - Measurement Concept

Beliefs about miracles.
55 Questions match selected parameters.

Survey Questions

V38 from International Social Survey Programme 2008: Religion III
Q18d. Do you believe in: Religious miracles?
 TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely1482624.7
2) Yes, probably1560626.0
3) No, probably not1149019.2
4) No, definitely not1275421.3
8) Can't choose43637.3
9) No answer9471.6
Total59986100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 2008
Cases: 59986
Variables: 362
Scope: Other: Nations
Frame: Other: Adults
Sample: Random Samples
Mode: Other: Varies by country
GODMIRAC from Baylor Religion Survey, Wave II (2007)
Q22j. To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements about God? God often performs miracles which defy the laws of nature
 TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree1026.7
2) Disagree1439.4
3) Agree48632.2
4) Strongly agree60840.3
8) Undecided17211.4
Missing136
Total1511100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 2007
Cases: 1648
Variables: 318
Scope: U.S. Samples
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Samples
Mode: Mixed Mode
GODMIRAC from Baylor Religion Survey, Wave II (2007) - Instructional Dataset
Q22j. To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements about God? God often performs miracles which defy the laws of nature
 TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree1027.6
2) Disagree14310.7
3) Agree48636.3
4) Strongly agree60845.4
Missing307
Total1339100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 2007
Cases: 1648
Variables: 327
Scope: U.S. Samples
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Samples
Mode: Mixed Mode
RA_6 from Portraits of American Life Study, Merged Dataset, 2006-2012
[Wave 2] I have experienced a supernatural miracle, an event that could not have happened without the intervention of God or a spiritual force
 TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree48537.7
2) Somewhat agree17713.8
3) Neither agree nor disagree27621.5
4) Somewhat disagree816.3
5) Strongly disagree26720.8
Missing28
Total1286100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 2012
Cases: 1314
Variables: 1789
Scope: U.S. Samples
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Samples
Mode: Mixed Mode
RA_6W1 from Portraits of American Life Study, Merged Dataset, 2006-2012
[Wave 1] I have experienced a supernatural miracle, an event that could not have happened without the intervention of God or a spiritual force.
 TOTAL%
-7) Refused40.3
-4) Don't know80.6
1) Strongly agree46535.4
2) Somewhat agree20815.8
3) Neither agree nor disagree27921.2
4) Somewhat disagree826.2
5) Strongly disagree26720.3
Missing1
Total1313100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 2012
Cases: 1314
Variables: 1789
Scope: U.S. Samples
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Samples
Mode: Mixed Mode
MIRACLES from National Study of Youth and Religion, Wave 3 (2007-2008)
(miracles_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'] E. In the possibility of divine miracles from God?
 TOTAL%
1) Definitely155261.3
2) Maybe62624.7
3) Not at all34713.7
777) Don't know10.0
888) Refused10.0
999) Legitimate skip50.2
Missing838
Total2532100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 2008
Cases: 2532
Variables: 484
Scope: U.S. Samples
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Samples
Mode: Phone
MIRACLE from National Study of Youth and Religion, Wave 3 (2007-2008)
(miracle_w3) F:2. In the last two years have you . . . [INSERT LIST A-C] B. witnessed or experienced what you believe was a miracle from God? [INTERVIEWER: IF R SAYS 'MAYBE', PROBE ONCE. IF HE/SHE STILL SAYS 'MAYBE', CODE YES.]
 TOTAL%
0) No150759.5
1) Yes101840.2
777) Don't know30.1
888) Refused40.2
Missing838
Total2532100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 2008
Cases: 2532
Variables: 484
Scope: U.S. Samples
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Samples
Mode: Phone
MIRACLE from National Study of Youth and Religion, Wave 1 (2003)
Y59. Have you ever [INSERT LIST A-D], or not: Witnessed or experienced what you believe was a miracle from God?
 TOTAL%
0) No176152.3
1) Yes157646.8
777) Don't know300.9
888) Refused30.1
Total3370100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 2003
Cases: 3370
Variables: 915
Scope: Other
Frame: U.S. Youth
Sample: Random Samples
Mode: Phone
MIRACLES from National Study of Youth and Religion, Wave 1 (2003)
Y125. Do you believe [INSERT LIST A-H], definitely, maybe, or not at all: In the possibility of divine miracles from God?
 TOTAL%
1) Definitely203360.3
2) Maybe102830.5
3) Not at all2988.8
777) Don't know90.3
888) Refused20.1
Total3370100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 2003
Cases: 3370
Variables: 915
Scope: Other
Frame: U.S. Youth
Sample: Random Samples
Mode: Phone
RA_6 from Portraits of American Life Study, 1st Wave, 2006
I have experienced a supernatural miracle, an event that could not have happened without the intervention of God or a spiritual force.
 TOTAL%
-7) Refused100.4
-4) Don't know261.0
1) Strongly agree86333.1
2) Somewhat agree48518.6
3) Neither agree nor disagree51819.9
4) Somewhat disagree1736.6
5) Strongly disagree53320.4
Missing3
Total2607100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 2006
Cases: 2610
Variables: 666
Scope: U.S. Samples
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Samples
Mode: In-Person
AUSMIRCL from International Social Survey Program: Religion II, 1998
ASKED ONLY OF AUSTRALIANS. Do you believe in religious miracles?
 TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely20215.4
2) Yes, probably25319.3
3) Mixed, in between22817.4
4) No, probably not32424.7
5) No, definitely not26420.2
8) Can't choose221.7
9) No answer, refused171.3
Missing37724
Total1310100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 2001
Cases: 39034
Variables: 202
Scope: Other: Nations
Frame: Other: Adults
Sample: Random Samples
Mode: Other: Varies by country
BELMIRCL from International Social Survey Program: Religion II, 1998
THIS QUESTION NOT ASKED OF AUSTRALIAN RESPONDENTS. Do you believe in religious miracles?
 TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely828722.0
2) Yes, probably890523.6
3) No, probably not665417.6
4) No, definitely not930824.7
8) Can't choose388610.3
9) No answer, refused6841.8
Missing1310
Total37724100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 2001
Cases: 39034
Variables: 202
Scope: Other: Nations
Frame: Other: Adults
Sample: Random Samples
Mode: Other: Varies by country
MIRACLES from General Social Survey 2008 Cross-Section and Panel Combined
Do you believe in religious miracles?
 TOTAL%
0) Inapplicable219461.6
1) Yes, definitely73820.7
2) Yes, probably3118.7
3) No, probably not1835.1
4) No, definitely not1012.8
8) Don't know290.8
9) No answer30.1
Total3559100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 2008
Cases: 3559
Variables: 898
Scope: U.S. Samples
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Samples
Mode: In-Person
RA_6 from Portraits of American Life Study, 2nd Wave, 2012
[Wave 2] I have experienced a supernatural miracle, an event that could not have happened without the intervention of God or a spiritual force
 TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree50936.7
2) Somewhat agree19213.9
3) Neither agree nor disagree30121.7
4) Somewhat disagree876.3
5) Strongly disagree29721.4
Missing31
Total1386100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 2012
Cases: 1417
Variables: 861
Scope: U.S. Samples
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Samples
Mode: Mixed Mode
MIRACLES from Spirit and Power: A 10-Country Survey of Pentecostals
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: miracles still occur today as in ancient times. Do you completely agree, mostly agree, mostly disagree, or completely disagree?
 TOTAL%
1) Completely agree 49.4
2) Mostly agree 27.2
3) Mostly disagree 11.1
4) Completely disagree 9.6
98) Don't know 2.5
99) Refused 0.1
Survey Details  
Year: 2006
Cases: 11028
Variables: 200
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: Pentecostals and Charismatics
Sample: Unknown Sample Types
Mode: Other: Telephone interviews in the United States and in-person in other countries.
MIRACLE from National Study of Youth and Religion, Wave 2 (2005)
(miracle_w2) F:2. In the last two years have you . . . [INSERT LIST A-C] B. Witnessed or experienced what you believe was a miracle from God? [INTERVIEWER: IF R SAYS "MAYBE", PROBE ONCE. IF HE/SHE STILL SAYS "MAYBE", CODE YES.]
 TOTAL%
0) No148657.1
1) Yes110342.4
666) Invalid skip80.3
777) Don't know60.2
888) Refused10.0
Total2604100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 2005
Cases: 2604
Variables: 509
Scope: Other
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Samples
Mode: Phone
MIRACLES from National Study of Youth and Religion, Wave 2 (2005)
(miracles_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'] E. In the possibility of divine miracles from God?
 TOTAL%
1) Definitely158060.7
2) Maybe70427.0
3) Not at all29911.5
666) Invalid skip160.6
777) Don't know50.2
Total2604100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 2005
Cases: 2604
Variables: 509
Scope: Other
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Samples
Mode: Phone
MIRACLES from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in Brazil
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: miracles still occur today as in ancient times. Do you completely agree, mostly agree, mostly disagree, or completely disagree?
 TOTAL%
1) Completely agree 34.4
2) Mostly agree 27.4
3) Mostly disagree 14.1
4) Completely disagree 22.9
98) Don't know 1.1
99) Refused 0.0
Total1000100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 2006
Cases: 1000
Variables: 127
Scope: Other: Brazil, urban areas
Frame: Other: Adults
Sample: Random Samples
Mode: In-Person
MIRACLES from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in Chile
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: miracles still occur today as in ancient times. Do you completely agree, mostly agree, mostly disagree, or completely disagree?
 TOTAL%
1) Completely agree 51.3
2) Mostly agree 25.5
3) Mostly disagree 8.3
4) Completely disagree 11.3
98) Don't know 3.2
99) Refused 0.3
Total988100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 2006
Cases: 988
Variables: 133
Scope: Other: Chile
Frame: Other: Adults
Sample: Random Samples
Mode: In-Person
Q39A from U.S. Religious Landscape Survey - Continental Dataset
Here are a few statements. 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. Miracles still occur today as in ancient times.
 TOTAL%
1) Completely agree 46.5
2) Mostly agree 32.0
3) Mostly disagree 10.3
4) Completely disagree 8.0
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 3.2
Total35556100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 2007
Cases: 35556
Variables: 133
Scope: U.S. Samples
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Samples
Mode: Phone
Q51E from Sub-Saharan Africa Religion Survey, 2010
Q51E [WHICH, IF ANY, OF THE FOLLOWING DO YOU BELIEVE IN?] In miracles?
 TOTAL%
1) Yes 73.9
2) No 21.9
8) Don't know 3.5
9) Refused 0.8
Total25091100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 2009
Cases: 25091
Variables: 203
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: Adults
Sample: Random Samples
Mode: In-Person
Q520 from Detroit Area Study, 1997: Social Change in Religion and Child Rearing
Do you believe that Jesus performed miracles, such as turning water into wine and healing the sick, or not? (E43.3)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes27578.6
5) No4412.6
7) Not applicable185.1
8) Don't know61.7
9) Refused72.0
Missing3
Total350100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 1997
Cases: 353
Variables: 597
Scope: Regional Samples
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Samples
Mode: Phone
MIRACLES from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in the United States
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: miracles still occur today as in ancient times. Do you completely agree, mostly agree, mostly disagree, or completely disagree?
 TOTAL%
1) Completely agree 39.5
2) Mostly agree 34.2
3) Mostly disagree 8.9
4) Completely disagree 12.7
98) Don't know 3.7
99) Refused 0.9
Total1074100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 2006
Cases: 1074
Variables: 129
Scope: U.S. Samples
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Samples
Mode: Phone
MIRACLES from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in South Korea
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: miracles still occur today as in ancient times. Do you completely agree, mostly agree, mostly disagree, or completely disagree?
 TOTAL%
1) Completely agree 9.8
2) Mostly agree 42.0
3) Mostly disagree 31.8
4) Completely disagree 9.7
98) Don't know 6.7
99) Refused 0.0
Total1000100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 2006
Cases: 1000
Variables: 127
Scope: Other: Korea
Frame: Other: Korean adults
Sample: Random Samples
Mode: Mailed
MIRACLES from General Social Survey, 1991
Do you believe in. . . Religious miracles
 TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely54340.0
2) Yes, probably33124.4
3) No, probably not19314.2
4) No, definitely not1239.1
8) Can't choose957.0
9) No answer745.4
Missing158
Total1359100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 1991
Cases: 1481
Variables: 758
Scope: U.S. Samples
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Samples
Mode: In-Person
MIRACLES from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in the Philippines
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: miracles still occur today as in ancient times. Do you completely agree, mostly agree, mostly disagree, or completely disagree?
 TOTAL%
1) Completely agree 31.8
2) Mostly agree 33.7
3) Mostly disagree 18.2
4) Completely disagree 14.9
98) Don't know 1.3
99) Refused 0.0
Total1300100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 2006
Cases: 1300
Variables: 134
Scope: Other: Philippines
Frame: Other: Adults
Sample: Random Samples
Mode: In-Person
MIRACLES from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in South Africa
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: miracles still occur today as in ancient times. Do you completely agree, mostly agree, mostly disagree, or completely disagree?
 TOTAL%
1) Completely agree 39.6
2) Mostly agree 29.7
3) Mostly disagree 10.6
4) Completely disagree 13.0
98) Don't know 7.1
99) Refused 0.0
Total1137100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 2006
Cases: 1137
Variables: 128
Scope: Other: South Africa
Frame: Other: Adults
Sample: Random Samples
Mode: In-Person
MIRACLES from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in Chosen Regions of India
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: miracles still occur today as in ancient times. Do you completely agree, mostly agree, mostly disagree, or completely disagree?
 TOTAL%
1) Completely agree 35.0
2) Mostly agree 26.4
3) Mostly disagree 16.3
4) Completely disagree 19.6
98) Don't know 2.8
99) Refused 0.0
Total1224100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 2006
Cases: 1224
Variables: 128
Scope: Other: India
Frame: Other: Indian adults
Sample: Random Samples
Mode: Mailed
Q39A from U.S. Religious Landscape Survey - Alaska and Hawaii Dataset
Here are a few statements. 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. Miracles still occur today as in ancient times.
 TOTAL%
1) Completely agree 40.9
2) Mostly agree 37.6
3) Mostly disagree 10.2
4) Completely disagree 7.4
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 3.9
Total401100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 2008
Cases: 401
Variables: 129
Scope: Regional Samples
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Samples
Mode: Phone
MIRACLES from Brazil Religion Survey, 2007
[WOULD YOU SAY THAT YOU TOTALLY BELIEVE, HAVE DOUBTS, OR DO NOT BELIEVE:] In miracles?
 TOTAL%
1) Totally believe494686.8
2) Have doubts or do not believe74213.0
99) Don't know120.2
Total5700100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 2007
Cases: 5700
Variables: 116
Scope: Other: Brazilian sample
Frame: Other: Adults
Sample: Random Samples
Mode: In-Person
MIRACLE from Trends in Political Values and Core Attitudes, 1987-2009
Even today miracles are performed by the power of God. (Q16C)
 TOTAL%
1) Completely agree 52.5
2) Mostly agree 29.6
3) Mostly disagree 8.5
4) Completely disagree 4.8
9) Don't know/Refused 4.5
Missing13583
Total18987100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 2009
Cases: 32570
Variables: 170
Scope: U.S. Samples
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Samples
Mode: Other: In-person surveys from 1987-1990, telephone surveys after.
RELGMIRC from Northern Ireland Life and Times Survey, 2008
[DO YOU BELIEVE IN…] Religious miracles
 TOTAL%
-1) Skip, no self completion1219.9
1) Yes definitely30825.3
2) Yes probably33027.2
3) No probably not21517.7
4) No definitely not14411.9
8) Can't choose967.9
9) Not answered10.1
Total1214100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 2008
Cases: 1215
Variables: 417
Scope: Other: Northern Ireland Sample
Frame: Other: Adults
Sample: Random Samples
Mode: Mixed Mode
SPECEX8 from Taiwan Social Change Survey, 2004
Do you have the following experience? How often do they occur: Saw the appearance of the gods or some miracles that the gods had performed.
 TOTAL%
1) Never167789.2
2) Once or twice1286.8
3) Several times583.1
4) Often110.6
97) Don't know or forgot50.3
98) Refuse20.1
Total1881100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 2004
Cases: 1881
Variables: 306
Scope: Other: Taiwan
Frame: Other: Adults
Sample: Random Samples
Mode: In-Person
BLVRLMIR from Taiwan Social Change Survey, 2009
Do you believe in: Religious miracles (v32d)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes, Definitely21611.2
2) Yes, Probably95249.4
3) No, Probably55728.9
4) No, Definitely965.0
8) Can't Choose944.9
95) Don't understand00.0
97) Don't know110.6
98) Don't want to answer10.1
Total1928100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 2009
Cases: 1927
Variables: 294
Scope: Other: Taiwan
Frame: Other: Taiwanese adults
Sample: Unknown Sample Types
Mode: Other
EXPER5 from Taiwan Social Change Survey, 1994
Do you have the following experiences? How often do they occur: Saw the appearance of the gods or some miracles that the gods had performed?
 TOTAL%
1) Never165288.7
2) Once or twice1156.2
3) Several times361.9
4) Often181.0
5) Not applicable321.7
8) Don't understand10.1
9) Refuse80.4
Total1862100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 1994
Cases: 1862
Variables: 537
Scope: Other: Taiwan
Frame: Other: Adults
Sample: Random Samples
Mode: In-Person
MIRACLES from General Social Survey, 1998
Do you believe in... Religious miracles
 TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely57744.9
2) Yes, probably30423.7
3) No probably not14211.1
4) No definitely not997.7
8) Can't choose1027.9
9) No answer604.7
Missing1548
Total1284100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 1998
Cases: 2832
Variables: 858
Scope: U.S. Samples
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Samples
Mode: In-Person
RELGMIRC from Northern Ireland Life and Times Survey, 1998 - Religious Observance Module
Do you believe in religious miracles?
 TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely20925.5
2) Yes, probably22127.0
3) No, probably not15018.3
4) No, definitely not13116.1
8) Can't choose10813.2
Total818100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 1998
Cases: 812
Variables: 79
Scope: Other: Northern Ireland Sample
Frame: Other: Adults
Sample: Random Samples
Mode: Mixed Mode
QN52_C from Changing Faiths: Latinos and the Transformation of American Religion
ASK UNLESS RESPONDENT REPORTS BEING A MEMBER OF NO RELIGION, DOESN'T KNOW, OR REFUSED (from RELIG): The next one is 'Miracles still occur today as in ancient times'. Do you agree or disagree?
 TOTAL%
1) Agree 74.7
2) Disagree 20.2
8) Don't know 4.0
9) Refused 1.0
Missing595
Total3421100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 2006
Cases: 4016
Variables: 230
Scope: U.S. Samples
Frame: Other: U.S. Latinos only
Sample: Random Samples
Mode: Phone
MIRACLES from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in Kenya
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: miracles still occur today as in ancient times. Do you completely agree, mostly agree, mostly disagree, or completely disagree?
 TOTAL%
1) Completely agree 50.7
2) Mostly agree 22.9
3) Mostly disagree 12.7
4) Completely disagree 10.8
98) Don't know 2.8
99) Refused 0.2
Total1001100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 2006
Cases: 1001
Variables: 134
Scope: Other: Kenya
Frame: Other: Adults
Sample: Random Samples
Mode: In-Person
MIRACLES from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in Nigeria
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: miracles still occur today as in ancient times. Do you completely agree, mostly agree, mostly disagree, or completely disagree?
 TOTAL%
1) Completely agree 59.3
2) Mostly agree 27.1
3) Mostly disagree 5.1
4) Completely disagree 3.5
98) Don't know 4.3
99) Refused 0.7
Total999100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 2006
Cases: 999
Variables: 133
Scope: Other: Nigeria
Frame: Other: Nigerian adults
Sample: Random Samples
Mode: Mailed
MIRACLES from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in Guatemala
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: miracles still occur today as in ancient times. Do you completely agree, mostly agree, mostly disagree, or completely disagree?
 TOTAL%
1) Completely agree 62.6
2) Mostly agree 21.1
3) Mostly disagree 6.2
4) Completely disagree 9.0
98) Don't know 1.0
99) Refused 0.2
Total1305100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 2006
Cases: 1305
Variables: 133
Scope: Other: Guatemala
Frame: Other: Adults
Sample: Random Samples
Mode: In-Person
MIRACLES from Religion and Politics Survey Merged Data Set, 1994-1995
Typology W: Miracles by God -- 1) God performs miracles . . . 2) Miracles don't happen
 TOTAL%
1) Agree strongly with statement number 1 73.6
2) Agree not strongly with statement number 1 10.0
3) Agree strongly with statement number 2 7.1
4) Agree not strongly with statement number 2 4.6
5) Neither/Both equally 1.0
9) Don't know/Refused 3.8
Total9652100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 1995
Cases: 9652
Variables: 84
Scope: U.S. Samples
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Samples
Mode: Phone
SAWGODS from Taiwan Social Change Survey, 1999
Do you have the following experiences? How often do they occur? Saw the appearance of the gods or some miracles that the gods had performed.
 TOTAL%
0) Missing10.1
1) Never170588.6
2) Once or twice1045.4
3) Several times432.2
4) Often170.9
5) Not applicable442.3
8) Don't understand40.2
9) Refuse70.4
Total1925100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 1999
Cases: 1925
Variables: 428
Scope: Other: Taiwan
Frame: Other: Adults
Sample: Random Samples
Mode: In-Person
MIRACLE from Endtime Family (Children of God), 1997
Do you believe in religious miracles?
 TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely96694.7
2) Yes, probably474.6
3) No, probably not30.3
5) Can't choose40.4
Missing5
Total1020100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 1997
Cases: 1025
Variables: 244
Scope: U.S. Samples
Frame: Other: English speaking members of the Endtime Family
Sample: Non-Random
Mode: Mailed
MIRACLES from Winthrop University Student Religion Survey, 1996
Do you believe that supernatural miracles occur in the world today?
 TOTAL%
1) Definitely yes14246.4
2) Probably yes11336.9
3) Unsure3210.5
4) Probably not92.9
5) Definitely not103.3
Total306100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 1996
Cases: 306
Variables: 46
Scope: Other: The target population for this survey was students at Winthrop University, a state university in South Carolina
Frame: Other: Lower-division, general education classes
Sample: Unknown Sample Types
Mode: Other: Self-report questionnaire
BIBMIRCL from Endtime Family (Children of God), 1997
How much do you agree or disagree with each of the following - Miracles actually happened just as the Bible says they did.
 TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree79878.3
2) Agree20620.2
3) Neither agree nor disagree90.9
4) Disagree30.3
5) Strongly disagree20.2
6) Can't choose10.1
Missing6
Total1019100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 1997
Cases: 1025
Variables: 244
Scope: U.S. Samples
Frame: Other: English speaking members of the Endtime Family
Sample: Non-Random
Mode: Mailed
MIRACLS from Mennonite Church Member Profile, 1989
Church members vary considerably in their views on how much Mennonites and Brethren in Christ get involved in the larger societies in which we live. Response to the following will help our church leaders understand where our current membership stands on these issues. Circle the number of your response. - I tend to discount or rationalize the nature miracles described in the New Testament, such as walking on water and turning water into wine.
 TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree321.1
2) Agree1404.7
3) Uncertain1665.5
4) Disagree117539.2
5) Strongly disagree148449.5
Missing82
Total2996100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 1989
Cases: 3083
Variables: 451
Scope: Other
Frame: Other: Mennonite congregations
Sample: Random Samples
Mode: Other: Administered in group setting
BLVMRCL from Survey of Northern California Church Bodies, 1963
The Bible tells of many miracles, some credited to Christ and some to other prophets and apostles. Generally speaking, which of the following statements comes closest to what you believe about Biblical miracles?
 TOTAL%
1) I'm not sure whether these miracles really happened or not.38814.0
2) I believe miracles are stories and never really happened.511.8
3) I believe the miracles can be explained by natural causes.49017.6
4) I believe the miracles actually happened as the Bible says.173062.3
5) Hedge (i.e. combination of above, etc.)1194.3
Missing97
Total2778100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 1963
Cases: 2875
Variables: 629
Scope: Regional Samples
Frame: Other: Members of the sampled congregations were randomly selected.
Sample: Random Samples
Mode: Mailed
BIBMIRAC from Mennonite Church Member Profile, 1989
The Bible tells of many miracles, some credited to Jesus and some to prophets and apostles. Generally speaking, which of the following statements comes closest to what you believe about Biblical miracles?
 TOTAL%
1) I believe the miracles were supernatural acts of God which actually happened just as the Bible says they did.279291.0
2) I believe the miracles happened, but most of them can be explained by natural causes.2046.6
3) I am not sure whether these miracles really happened or not.682.2
4) I believe miracles are stories about events that never really happened.60.2
Missing14
Total3070100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 1989
Cases: 3083
Variables: 451
Scope: Other
Frame: Other: Mennonite congregations
Sample: Random Samples
Mode: Other: Administered in group setting
MIRACLE from Dimensions of Religiosity, 1988
The following question deals with religion. Please read the question carefully and select the response which most accurately represents your beliefs. When it comes to miracles recorded in the Bible
 TOTAL%
1) I believe in them.4748.5
2) I do not believe in them.1111.3
3) I am not sure because they have not been proven.3940.2
Total97100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 1988
Cases: 97
Variables: 34
Scope: Other: Undergraduates at University of North Carolina
Frame: Other: Undergraduates at University of North Carolina
Sample: Random Samples
Mode: Other: Respondents answered questions via computer terminals
MIRACLE from Dimensions of Religiosity, 1987
The following question deals with religion. Please read the question carefully and select the response which most accurately represents your beliefs. When it comes to miracles recorded in the Bible
 TOTAL%
1) I believe in them.6262.0
2) I do not believe in them.99.0
3) I am not sure because they have not been proven.2929.0
Total100100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 1987
Cases: 100
Variables: 41
Scope: Other: Undergraduates at University of North Carolina
Frame: Other: Undergraduates at University of North Carolina
Sample: Random Samples
Mode: Other: Respondents answered questions via computer terminals
MIRACLE from Dimensions of Religiosity, 1985
The following question deals with religion. Please read the question carefully and select the response which most accurately represents your beliefs. When it comes to miracles recorded in the Bible
 TOTAL%
1) I believe in them.7373.7
2) I do not believe in them.55.1
3) I am not sure because they have not been proven.2121.2
Total99100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 1985
Cases: 99
Variables: 40
Scope: Other: Undergraduates at University of North Carolina
Frame: Other: Undergraduates at University of North Carolina
Sample: Random Samples
Mode: Other: CATI Questionnaires entered at on-campus location
MIRACLE from Dimensions of Religiosity, 1986
The following question deals with religion. Please read the question carefully and select the response which most accurately represents your beliefs. When it comes to miracles recorded in the Bible
 TOTAL%
1) I believe in them.6467.4
2) I do not believe in them.1010.5
3) I am not sure because they have not been proven.2122.1
Total95100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 1986
Cases: 95
Variables: 41
Scope: Other: Undergraduates at University of North Carolina
Frame: Other: Undergraduates at University of North Carolina
Sample: Random Samples
Mode: Other: Respondents answered questions via computer terminals
RELGC3 from Dimensions of Religious Commitment, 1986
The Bible tells of many miracles, some credited to Christ and some to other prophets and apostles. Generally speaking, which of the following statements comes closest to what you believe about Biblical miracles? (Choose one answer)
 TOTAL%
1) I'm not sure whether these miracles really happened or not.2023.3
2) I believe miracles are stories and never really happened.910.5
3) I believe the miracles happened, but can be explained by natural causes.1517.4
4) I believe the miracles actually happened just as the Bible says they did.4248.8
Total86100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 1986
Cases: 86
Variables: 65
Scope: Other: Undergraduates at University of North Carolina
Frame: Other: Undergraduates at University of North Carolina
Sample: Random Samples
Mode: Other
RELGC3 from Dimensions of Religious Commitment, 1987
The Bible tells of many miracles, some credited to Christ and some to other prophets and apostles. Generally speaking, which of the following statements comes closest to what you believe about Biblical miracles? (Choose one answer)
 TOTAL%
1) I'm not sure whether these miracles really happened or not.3131.6
2) I believe miracles are stories and never really happened.1111.2
3) I believe the miracles happened, but can be explained by natural causes.1515.3
4) I believe the miracles actually happened just as the Bible says they did.4141.8
Total98100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 1987
Cases: 98
Variables: 65
Scope: Other: Undergraduates at University of North Carolina
Frame: Other: Undergraduates at University of North Carolina
Sample: Random Samples
Mode: Other
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