2014 National Catholic Opinion Survey |Catholics for the Right to Decide
2014 National Catholic Opinion Survey
Catholics for the Right to Decide
Obtain information about the beliefs, values, and opinions of Catholic women and men on sexual and reproductive rights, the secular State, Catholic identities, and human rights and expectations of change in the Church.
Find out to what extent the Catholics share the teachings and views of the Catholic hierarchy regarding these issues and how they act because or in spite of them.
Citizens aged 18 or older, living in Mexico, who self-identify as Catholic.
The survey used a probabilistic and rigorously randomized sample consisting of women and men, 18 years and older, who self-identified as Catholic. Data was collected via in-person interviews in their households.
The sampling framework for the sample section consisted of the list of Basic Geostatistical Areas (in Spanish, AGEB) and blocks used in the 2010 Population and Household Census.
• Five geographical regions in the country: North, West, Center, Mexico City, and South-Southeast
• Rural (fewer than 2,500 inhabitants) and urban (2,500 habitants and more) areas
Regions included in the survey:
Baja California, Baja California Sur, Coahuila, Chihuahua, Durango, Nuevo Leon, San Luis Potosi, Sinaloa, Sonora, Tamaulipas, Zacatecas
Aguascalientes, Colima, Guanajuato, Jalisco, Michoacán, Nayarit, Queretaro
Hidalgo, State of Mexico, Morelos, Puebla, Tlaxcala
Campeche, Chiapas, Guerrero, Oaxaca, Quintana Roo, Tabasco, Veracruz, Yucatan
2,669 effective interviews
Margin of error
+/- 2.8 percent points
July 27 – September 20, 2014
Survey conducted by
Investigación en Salud y Demografía (INSAD)