American National Election Studies, 2004

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POST INTERVIEWER OBSERVATION: Mention 5 - RESPONDENT reactions to INTERVIEW
  15) R wanted to stop before interview completed. After starting the interview R made comments indicating he/she regretted having agreed to be interviewed
  22) R complained and/or interviewer observed that R was confused by questions 'couldn't understand the scales'; interview was obviously hard for R
  30) R expressed (especially repeatedly) doubts/apologies/embarrassment over lack of knowledge or own suitability for interview
  31) R expressed (especially repeatedly) doubts/apologies/embarrassment over lack of political knowledge
  40) R was agitated or stressed by interview process

Category Frequency Percentage Cumulative Percentage Z-Score
R wanted to stop before interview completed. After starting the interview R made comments indicating he/she regretted having agreed to be interviewed 1 14.3% 14.3% -1.5
R complained and/or interviewer observed that R was confused by questions 'couldn't understand the scales'; interview was obviously hard for R 2 28.6% 42.9% -.64
R expressed (especially repeatedly) doubts/apologies/embarrassment over lack of knowledge or own suitability for interview 1 14.3% 57.1% .33
R expressed (especially repeatedly) doubts/apologies/embarrassment over lack of political knowledge 2 28.6% 85.7% .45
R was agitated or stressed by interview process 1 14.3% 100% 1.55

Variable Comparisons


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
R wanted to stop before interview completed. After starting the interview R made comments indicating he/she regretted having agreed to be interviewed 0.0%
0
20.0%
1
14.3%
1
R complained and/or interviewer observed that R was confused by questions 'couldn't understand the scales'; interview was obviously hard for R 0.0%
0
40.0%
2
28.6%
2
R expressed (especially repeatedly) doubts/apologies/embarrassment over lack of knowledge or own suitability for interview 0.0%
0
20.0%
1
14.3%
1
R expressed (especially repeatedly) doubts/apologies/embarrassment over lack of political knowledge 50.0%
1
20.0%
1
28.6%
2
R was agitated or stressed by interview process 50.0%
1
0.0%
0
14.3%
1
TOTAL 100.0%
2
100.0%
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Age (I-AGE)

18-30 years 31-45 46-60 61+ TOTAL
R wanted to stop before interview completed. After starting the interview R made comments indicating he/she regretted having agreed to be interviewed 33.3%
1
0.0%
0
0.00%
0
0.0%
0
14.3%
1
R complained and/or interviewer observed that R was confused by questions 'couldn't understand the scales'; interview was obviously hard for R 33.3%
1
50.0%
1
0.00%
0
0.0%
0
28.6%
2
R expressed (especially repeatedly) doubts/apologies/embarrassment over lack of knowledge or own suitability for interview 0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.00%
0
50.0%
1
14.3%
1
R expressed (especially repeatedly) doubts/apologies/embarrassment over lack of political knowledge 0.0%
0
50.0%
1
0.00%
0
50.0%
1
28.6%
2
R was agitated or stressed by interview process 33.3%
1
0.0%
0
0.00%
0
0.0%
0
14.3%
1
TOTAL 100.0%
3
100.0%
2
100.0%
0
100.0%
2

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Religion (I-RELIGION)

Protestant Catholic Jewish Other TOTAL
R wanted to stop before interview completed. After starting the interview R made comments indicating he/she regretted having agreed to be interviewed 50.0%
1
0.0%
0
0.00%
0
0.0%
0
16.7%
1
R complained and/or interviewer observed that R was confused by questions 'couldn't understand the scales'; interview was obviously hard for R 0.0%
0
50.0%
1
0.00%
0
50.0%
1
33.3%
2
R expressed (especially repeatedly) doubts/apologies/embarrassment over lack of knowledge or own suitability for interview 0.0%
0
50.0%
1
0.00%
0
0.0%
0
16.7%
1
R expressed (especially repeatedly) doubts/apologies/embarrassment over lack of political knowledge 50.0%
1
0.0%
0
0.00%
0
50.0%
1
33.3%
2
R was agitated or stressed by interview process 0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.00%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
TOTAL 100.0%
2
100.0%
2
100.0%
0
100.0%
2

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Region (I-REGION)

Northeast North Central South West TOTAL
R wanted to stop before interview completed. After starting the interview R made comments indicating he/she regretted having agreed to be interviewed 0.00%
0
0.0%
0
25.0%
1
0.0%
0
14.3%
1
R complained and/or interviewer observed that R was confused by questions 'couldn't understand the scales'; interview was obviously hard for R 0.00%
0
50.0%
1
25.0%
1
0.0%
0
28.6%
2
R expressed (especially repeatedly) doubts/apologies/embarrassment over lack of knowledge or own suitability for interview 0.00%
0
50.0%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
14.3%
1
R expressed (especially repeatedly) doubts/apologies/embarrassment over lack of political knowledge 0.00%
0
0.0%
0
50.0%
2
0.0%
0
28.6%
2
R was agitated or stressed by interview process 0.00%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
100.0%
1
14.3%
1
TOTAL 100.0%
0
100.0%
2
100.0%
4
100.0%
1

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