Portraits of American Life Study (PALS) Wave 1 - 2006

June 1, 2011

Main Respondent – Self Administered Questionnaire (SAQ)
SECTION A: SCHOOLS AND EDUCATION saq_a1 saq_a2 saq_a3 saq_a4 saq_a5a saq_a5b saq_a5c saq_a5d US Public School Rating Local Public School Rating Local Public School Hostile or Supportive of Values Favor or Oppose a School Voucher Program How far R wants children to go in school How far R expects children to go in school Would R want children to attend a religious college or university Would R want children to attend a religious elementary of high school

SECTION B: SOCIAL AND POLITICAL ISSUES saq_b1a saq_b1b saq_b1c saq_b1d saq_b1e saq_b1f saq_b1g saq_b1h saq_b1i saq_b2 I favor more environmental regulation even if it slows economic growth Marriage is a lifetime relationship and should never be ended except under extreme circumstances The husband should be the spiritual leader of the family There are no definite rights and wrongs for everybody We should adjust our views of what is morally right and wrong to reflect world changes The US would be a better country if religion had less influence in public affair Religion is a private matter that should be kept out of politics Religion is one of the primary causes of violence in today's world I am very interested in politics or government affairs Has R been involved in specific political issues or political causes - last 3 years

SECTION C: TIME USE saq_c1 saq_c2 saq_c3 saq_c4 saq_c5 saq_c6 saq_c7 saq_c8 Get 8 hrs of sleep of more - last 12mos Listen to the radio - last 12mos Listen to religious radio stations or programs - last 12mos Watch television - last 12mos Watch religious shows on television - last 12mos Use the internet - last 12mos View internet sites on religion or spirituality - last 12mos Pay attention to national and world politics and public affairs – last 12mos
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last 12mos How often has R lied – last 12mos SECTION D: EMPLOYMENT saq_d1 saq_d1a saq_d1b saq_d1c saq_d1d saq_d1e saq_d1f2 Has R done work for pay – last 12mos Is R self-employed or does R work for somebody else Is Rs employer or business a for-profit or not-for-profit organization Is R a direct employee of the government Does R work for a religious or faith-based organization or business Does Rs employer or business do any charitable or volunteer work Hours. culture. or ethnic awareness Amount donated to organizations that improve neighborhoods or communities Were any religious organizations that improve neighborhoods or communities 2 . that R participated in this charitable work – last 12mos SECTION E: DONATIONS TO CHARITY saq_e1 saq_e2adollarv saq_e2ayn saq_e2bdollarv saq_e2byn saq_e2cdollarv saq_e2cyn saq_e2ddollarv saq_e2dyn saq_e2edollarv saq_e2eyn saq_e2fdollarv saq_e2fyn saq_e2gdollarv saq_e2gyn Did R or anyone in their family donate more than $25 to charity in 2005 Amount donated to organizations that serve a combination of purposes Were any religious organizations that serve a combination of purposes Amount donated to organizations that help people with basic necessities Were any religious organizations that help people with basic necessities Amount donated to organizations that are in health care or medical research Were any religious organizations that are in health care or medical research Amount donated to organizations that serve educational purposes Were any religious organizations that serve educational purposes Amount donated to organizations that provide youth or family services Were any religious organizations that provide youth or family services Amount donated to organizations that involve the arts. 2011 Pay attention to local politics and community affairs – last 12mos Read a newspaper or read the news . culture. or ethnic awareness Were any religious organizations that involve the arts.Portraits of American Life Study (PALS) Wave 1 .2006 saq_c9 saq_c10 saq_c11 June 1. if any.

2011 Amount donated to organizations that preserve the environment Were any religious organizations that preserve the environment Amount donated to organizations that provide international aid or promote world peace Were any religious organizations that provide international aid or promote world peace Amount donated to organizations that work for economic development in poor areas Were any religious organizations that work for economic development in poor areas Total donations SECTION F: WEALTH saq_f1ayn saq_f1byn saq_f1cyn saq_f1dyn saq_f1eyn saq_f1fyn saq_f1gyn saq_f1hyn saq_f1iyn saq_f1jyn saq_f1kyn saq_f1lyn saq_f2ayn saq_f2byn saq_f2cyn saq_f2dyn saq_fwealth Does R own cars or trucks Does R own a house or condominium Does R own a second home or rental real estate Does R own a business or farm Does R own land or acreage Does R own rights in a trust or estate Does R own recreational vehicles Does R own pension or retirement accounts Does R own other stocks.Portraits of American Life Study (PALS) Wave 1 . bonds. or savings bonds Does R own Certificates of Deposit or savings accounts Does R own other assets Does R have any money owed to them Does R have home equity loans Does R have credit card charges Does R have medical or legal bills Does R have other debts Net assets SECTION G: INVOLVEMENT IN ORGANIZATIONS OR GROUPS saq_ga1 saq_ga2 saq_ga3 saq_ga4 saq_gb1 saq_gb2 saq_gb3 saq_gb4 saq_gc1 saq_gc2 Has R been involved with social service organizations Has R attended a meeting of social service organizations Has R held a leadership position for social service organizations Hours per month R participates in social service organizations Has R been involved with sports clubs or teams Has R attended a meeting of sports clubs or teams Has R held a leadership position for sports clubs or teams Hours per month R participates in sports clubs or teams Has R been involved with parent-teacher organization or other school group Has R attended a meeting of parent-teacher organization or other school group 3 .2006 saq_e2hdollarv saq_e2hyn saq_e2idollarv saq_e2iyn saq_e2jdollarv saq_e2jyn saq_e2comb June 1.

2006 saq_gc3 saq_gc4 saq_gd1 saq_gd2 saq_gd3 saq_gd4 saq_ge1 saq_ge2 saq_ge3 saq_ge4 saq_gf1 saq_gf2 saq_gf3 saq_gf4 saq_gg1 saq_gg2 saq_gg3 saq_gg4 saq_gh1 saq_gh2 saq_gh3 saq_gh4 saq_gi1 saq_gi2 saq_gi3 saq_gi4 saq_gj1 saq_gj2 saq_gj3 saq_gj4 saq_gk1 saq_gk2 saq_gk3 saq_gk4 saq_gl1 saq_gl2 saq_gl3 saq_gl4 saq_gm1 saq_gm2 saq_gm3 saq_gm4 June 1. 2011 Has R held a leadership position for parent-teacher organization or other school group Hours per month R participates in parent-teacher organization or other school group Has R been involved with youth religious ministries Has R attended a meeting of youth religious ministries Has R held a leadership position for youth religious ministries Hours per month R participates in youth religious ministries Has R been involved with other youth organizations Has R attended a meeting of other youth organizations Has R held a leadership position for other youth organizations Hours per month R participates in other youth organizations Has R been involved with missionary organizations Has R attended a meeting of missionary organizations Has R held a leadership position for missionary organizations Hours per month R participates in missionary organizations Has R been involved with political groups or parties Has R attended a meeting of political groups or parties Has R held a leadership position for political groups or parties Hours per month R participates in political groups or parties Has R been involved with environmental groups Has R attended a meeting of environmental groups Has R held a leadership position for environmental groups Hours per month R participates in environmental groups Has R been involved with economic development organizations Has R attended a meeting of economic development organizations Has R held a leadership position for economic development organizations Hours per month R participates in economic development organizations Has R been involved with labor unions Has R attended a meeting of labor unions Has R held a leadership position for labor unions Hours per month R participates in labor unions Has R been involved with professional organizations Has R attended a meeting of professional organizations Has R held a leadership position for professional organizations Hours per month R participates in professional organizations Has R been involved with hobby clubs Has R attended a meeting of hobby clubs Has R held a leadership position for hobby clubs Hours per month R participates in hobby clubs Has R been involved with arts or cultural groups Has R attended a meeting of arts or cultural groups Has R held a leadership position for arts or cultural groups Hours per month R participates in arts or cultural groups 4 .Portraits of American Life Study (PALS) Wave 1 .

Portraits of American Life Study (PALS) Wave 1 . 2011 Has R been involved with self-help groups Has R attended a meeting of self-help groups Has R held a leadership position for self-help groups Hours per month R participates in self-help groups Has R been involved with book clubs Has R attended a meeting of book clubs Has R held a leadership position for book clubs Hours per month R participates in book clubs Has R been involved with neighborhood organizations Has R attended a meeting of neighborhood organizations Has R held a leadership position for neighborhood organizations Hours per month R participates in neighborhood organizations Has R been involved with community organizations or service clubs Has R attended a meeting of community organizations or service clubs Has R held a leadership position for community organizations or service clubs Hours per month R participates in community organizations or service clubs Has R been involved with any organizations not already mentioned Has R attended a meeting of any organizations not already mentioned Has R held a leadership position for any organizations not already mentioned Hours per month R participates in any organizations not already mentioned 5 .2006 saq_gn1 saq_gn2 saq_gn3 saq_gn4 saq_go1 saq_go2 saq_go3 saq_go4 saq_gp1 saq_gp2 saq_gp3 saq_gp4 saq_gq1 saq_gq2 saq_gq3 saq_gq4 saq_gr1 saq_gr2 saq_gr3 saq_gr4 June 1.

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