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  Religious Observance III, ISSP, Britain, 2008

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RUHAPPY: How happy are you?

SEXBFMAR: Is it wrong to have sexual relations before marriage?

ADULTERY: Is adultery wrong?

SEXHOMO: Are sexual relations between adults of the same sex wrong?

ABORWRGA: Is abortion wrong if there is a strong chance of a serious defect in the baby?

ABORWRGB: Is abortion wrong if the family cannot afford any more children?

SEXROLE: A husband's job is to earn money; a wife's job is to look after the home and family

PEOPTRST: Can people be trusted?

PARLCONF: Have you confidence in Parliament at Westminster?

BUSCONF: Have you confidence in business and industry?

CHCHCONF: Have you confidence in churches and religious organisations?

CORTCONF: Have you confidence in courts and the legal system?

SCHLCONF: Have you confidence in schools and the educational system?

LIVDIFF: Have you lived in other areas or other countries?

RLGINFVT: Should religious leaders try to influence how people vote in elections?

RLGINFGV: Should religious leaders try to influence government decisions?

SCIEHARM: Does modern science do more harm than good?

SCIETRST: Do we trust too much in science and not enough in religious faith?

RELPROB1: Does religion bring more conflict than peace?

RELPROB2: Are people with strong religious beliefs too intolerant?

CHCHPOWR: Do churches and religious organisations have too much power?

RELRESP1: Should all religious groups in Britain have equal rights?

RELRESP2: Should we respect all religions?

MARRRLG: Would you accept a person from a different religion or with a very different religious view from yours marrying a relative of yours?

POLRLG: Would you accept a person from a different religion or with a very different religious view from yours being a candidate of the political party you prefer?

RELMEET2: Should religious extremists be allowed to hold public meetings to express their views?

GODBELF1: Do you believe in God?

GODBELF2: Which best describes your beliefs about God?

AFTRLIFE: Do you believe in life after death?

HEAVEN: Do you believe in Heaven?

HELL: Do you believe in Hell?

RELGMIRC: Do you believe in religious miracles?

REINCARN: Do you believe in reincarnation?

NIRVANA: Do you believe in Nirvana?

SUPERNAT: Do you believe in the supernatural powers of deceased ancestors?

GODCONCN: Is there a God concerned with every human being personally?

FATALIST: Is there little that people can do to change the course of their lives?

GODGMEAN: Is life meaningful only because God exists?

LFNOPURP: Does life serve any purpose?

SLFGMEAN: Is life only meaningful if you provide the meaning yourself?

GODOWNWY: Do you have your own way of connecting with God without churches or religious services?

MUMRELIG: What was your mother's religion when you were a child?

DADRELIG: What was your father's religion when you were a child?

RSPRELIG: What religion, if any, were you raised in?

PRTNRRLG: What is your spouse's/partner's religion?

MUMATTCH: How often did your mother attend religious services when you were a child?

DADATTCH: How often did your father attend religious services when you were a child?

R11ATTCH: How often did you attend religious services where you were 11?

PRAYFREQ: About how often do you pray?

CHRCHACT: How often to you take part in activities of a church?

CRUCIFIX: Do you have a shrine, altar, or a religious object on display in your home?

HOLYVST: How often do you visit a holy place for religious reasons?

RELIGIUS: Are you religious?

SPIRIT: Do you follow a religion or consider yourself to be spiritual?

RELTRUTH: Is there truth in any religion?

ADVRLG1: Does practising a religion help people to find inner peace and happiness?

ADVRLG2: Does practising a religion help people to make friends?

ADVRLG3: Does practising a religion help people to gain comfort in times of trouble or sorrow?

ADVRLG4: Does practising a religion help people to meet the right kind of people?

RELHOWM: When you were a child, was your mother religious?

RELHOWF: When you were a child, was your father religious?

RELHOWP: Is your spouse or partner religious?

RELIMPR: How important was religion in your upbringing?

RELIMPCH: If you have children, how important is or was religion in their upbringing?

RELIMPLF: How important is religion in your daily life?

GODINV: Is God directly involved in your affairs?

GODSIN: Is God angered by human sin?

FTHSCH: Should religious groups have their own schools?

RELBKBAN: Should books and films that attack religions be banned by law?

CLONEFRM: Do you approve of cloning the best farm animals to improve breeding stock?

EMBCELL: Should scientists be allowed to use cells from human embryos for research?

EMBBEG: Is an embryo a human being at the moment of conception?

EUTHLAW: Should doctors be allowed by law to end the patientís life, if the patient requests it?

WOMEQUAL: Should more be done to promote equality for women?

GAYMARR: Do you approve of laws that treat same-sex partnerships like marriage?

GAYCHLD: Do you approve of allowing same-sex couples to adopt children?

RELDRESS: Should people working with the public be allowed to dress in a way that shows their religious faith?

RELBRIT: How important is being Christian for being truly British?

IDTHRIMM: Is immigration a threat to our national identity?

MUSFITIN: Do nearly all Muslims living in Britain want to fit in?

RELBKSC: Should religious extremists be allowed to publish books expressing their views?

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