Reincarnation, Belief in - Measurement Concept

Does respondent believe in reincarnation?
17 Questions match selected parameters.

Survey Questions

REINCAR 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 reincarnation, that people have lived previous lives?
 TOTAL%
1) Definitely45313.4
2) Maybe121035.9
3) Not at all166549.4
777) Don't know371.1
888) Refused50.1
Total3370100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 2003
Cases: 3370
Variables: 915
Scope: Other
Frame: U.S. Youth
Sample: Random Samples
Mode: Phone
REINCAR from National Study of Youth and Religion, Wave 3 (2007-2008)
(reincar_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'] G. In reincarnation, that people have lived previous lives?
 TOTAL%
1) Definitely39815.7
2) Maybe74829.5
3) Not at all137254.2
777) Don't know70.3
888) Refused20.1
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
RA_9 from Portraits of American Life Study, 1st Wave, 2006
I believe in reincarnation, that people have lived previous lives.
 TOTAL%
-7) Refused20.1
-4) Don't know341.3
1) Strongly agree30411.7
2) Somewhat agree44417.0
3) Neither agree nor disagree56521.7
4) Somewhat disagree30911.9
5) Strongly disagree94936.4
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
REINCAR from General Social Survey 2008 Cross-Section and Panel Combined
Do you believe in Reincarnation -- being reborn in this world again and again?
 TOTAL%
0) Inapplicable219461.6
1) Yes, definitely1785.0
2) Yes, probably2487.0
3) No, probably not37410.5
4) No, definitely not48813.7
8) Don't know712.0
9) No answer60.2
Total3559100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 2008
Cases: 3559
Variables: 898
Scope: U.S. Samples
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Samples
Mode: In-Person
REINCAR from National Study of Youth and Religion, Wave 2 (2005)
(reincar_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'] G. In reincarnation, that people have lived previous lives?
 TOTAL%
1) Definitely44917.2
2) Maybe77429.7
3) Not at all135352.0
666) Invalid skip160.6
777) Don't know120.5
Total2604100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 2005
Cases: 2604
Variables: 509
Scope: Other
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Samples
Mode: Phone
Q34C from U.S. Religious Landscape Survey - Continental Dataset
IF HINDU (Q.16=8), ASK: Do you believe in reincarnation, that people will be reborn in this world again and again?
 TOTAL%
1) Yes 60.5
2) No 27.8
3) Other (Vol.) 2.7
9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 8.9
Missing35299
Total257100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 2007
Cases: 35556
Variables: 133
Scope: U.S. Samples
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Samples
Mode: Phone
Q34D from U.S. Religious Landscape Survey - Continental Dataset
IF BELIEVE IN REINCARNATION (Q.34c=1), ASK: How certain are you about this belief? Are you absolutely certain, fairly certain, not too certain, or not at all certain?
 TOTAL%
1) Absolutely certain 56.5
2) Fairly certain 31.4
3) Not too certain 11.4
4) Not at all certain 0.6
Missing35399
Total157100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 2007
Cases: 35556
Variables: 133
Scope: U.S. Samples
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Samples
Mode: Phone
Q51C from Sub-Saharan Africa Religion Survey, 2010
Q51C [WHICH, IF ANY, OF THE FOLLOWING DO YOU BELIEVE IN?] In reincarnation - that people will be reborn in this world again and again?
 TOTAL%
1) Yes 37.3
2) No 52.7
8) Don't know 9.4
9) Refused 0.6
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
BREINC_B from Religion and Public Life Survey, 2009
Which, if any, of the following do you believe in? Do you believe in reincarnation, that people will be reborn in this world again and again? (Q291A) [Note: BREINC_B through BASTRO_B were read together as a block, but were read in a random order within the block.]
 TOTAL%
1) Yes, believe in 24.3
2) No, don't believe 69.2
9) Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 6.5
Missing2010
Total2003100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 2009
Cases: 4013
Variables: 264
Scope: U.S. Samples
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Samples
Mode: Phone
BLFRECAR from Southern Focus Poll, South Survey, Spring 1998
Do you believe in reincarnation, that is, the rebirth of the soul in a new body after death?
 TOTAL%
1) BELIEVE20927.8
2) DON'T BELIEVE54372.2
Missing92
Total752100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 1998
Cases: 844
Variables: 112
Scope: Regional Samples
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Samples
Mode: Phone
BLFRECAR from Southern Focus Poll, Non-South Survey, Spring 1998
Do you believe in reincarnation, that is, the rebirth of the soul in a new body after death?
 TOTAL%
1) BELIEVE10029.5
2) DON'T BELIEVE23970.5
Missing74
Total339100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 1998
Cases: 413
Variables: 114
Scope: Regional Samples
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Samples
Mode: Phone
REINCARN from Winthrop University Student Religion Survey, 1996
Do you believe in reincarnation (returning to earth in another form after you die)?
 TOTAL%
1) Definitely yes196.2
2) Probably yes4013.1
3) Unsure5417.6
4) Probably not5919.3
5) Definitely not13443.8
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
REINCARN from Williamsburg Charter Survey On Religion and Public Life, 1987
Do you mostly agree or mostly disagree with the following statement? - Reincarnation is something I personally believe.
 TOTAL%
1) Agree55922.4
2) Disagree156362.5
8) Don't know37715.1
Missing864
Total2499100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 1987
Cases: 3363
Variables: 109
Scope: U.S. Samples
Frame: Other: Additional interviews were conducted with seven leadership groups, including business executives, college professors, government leaders, newspaper editors and radio/TV news directors, Protestant ministers, Roman Catholic priests and rabbis.
Sample: Random Samples
Mode: Phone
REINCARN from Four-State Church Involvement Study, 1988
Here are some more questions about religion. -- Do you believe in reincarnation that is, we've had previous lives?
 TOTAL%
1) Yes62825.5
2) No183674.5
Missing156
Total2464100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 1988
Cases: 2620
Variables: 124
Scope: Other
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Samples
Mode: Phone
AFTRDETH from Survey of Northern California Church Bodies, 1963
What do you feel will probably happen to you after death? -- (I feel that I will do one of the following):
 TOTAL%
1) Go to purgatory45216.3
2) Go to hell351.3
3) Simply stop existing44916.1
4) Go to heaven173462.4
5) Don't know943.4
6) Reincarnation100.4
7) Other70.3
Missing94
Total2781100.0
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
BLFRECAR from Southern Focus Poll, Combined Sample, Spring 1998
Do you believe in reincarnation, that is, the rebirth of the soul in a new body after death?
 TOTAL%
1) Believe30729.1
2) Don't Believe74870.9
Missing166
Total1055100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 1998
Cases: 1257
Variables: 118
Scope: U.S. Samples
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Samples
Mode: Phone
REINCAR from Middletown Area Study, 1998
ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO NEVER ATTEND CHURCH: Do you believe in reincarnation, that is, that the soul, after death, comes back to earth in another body?
 TOTAL%
1) Yes4028.6
2) No7251.4
3) Are not sure2820.0
Missing387
Total140100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 1998
Cases: 527
Variables: 99
Scope: Single Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Samples
Mode: Phone
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