Civic Involvement Survey, 1997

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) Respondent ID number. (ID)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL152814985.9824128
2) In your community is each of the following a serious problem, a small problem, or not a problem? - Crime (PROBCRIM)
TOTAL%
1) Serious problem59939.2
2) Small problem62741.0
3) Not a problem27518.0
4) Don't know 261.7
5) Refused10.1
TOTAL1528100.0
3) In your community is each of the following a serious problem, a small problem, or not a problem? - Drug abuse (PROBDRUG)
TOTAL%
1) Serious problem74348.6
2) Small problem47731.2
3) Not a problem22714.9
4) Don't know 805.2
5) Refused10.1
TOTAL1528100.0
4) In your community is each of the following a serious problem, a small problem, or not a problem? - Too many people moving into the community (PROBIMIG)
TOTAL%
1) Serious problem19813.0
2) Small problem40726.6
3) Not a problem87357.1
4) Don't know 503.3
TOTAL1528100.0
5) In your community is each of the following a serious problem, a small problem, or not a problem? - Traffic problems (PROBTRAF)
TOTAL%
1) Serious problem40026.2
2) Small problem59238.7
3) Not a problem51233.5
4) Don't know 241.6
TOTAL1528100.0
6) In your community is each of the following a serious problem, a small problem, or not a problem? - Threats to the environment (PROBENV)
TOTAL%
1) Serious problem30419.9
2) Small problem59939.2
3) Not a problem57137.4
4) Don't know 533.5
5) Refused10.1
TOTAL1528100.0
7) In your community is each of the following a serious problem, a small problem, or not a problem? - Problems in the schools (PROBSCHL)
TOTAL%
1) Serious problem52034.0
2) Small problem53535.0
3) Not a problem32721.4
4) Don't know 1469.6
TOTAL1528100.0
8) In your community is each of the following a serious problem, a small problem, or not a problem? - A lack of jobs (PROBJOBS)
TOTAL%
1) Serious problem53835.2
2) Small problem52534.4
3) Not a problem36724.0
4) Don't know 976.3
5) Refused10.1
TOTAL1528100.0
9) In your community is each of the following a serious problem, a small problem, or not a problem? - People not caring about each other (PROBCARE)
TOTAL%
1) Serious problem51833.9
2) Small problem53835.2
3) Not a problem41527.2
4) Don't know 573.7
TOTAL1528100.0
10) In your community is each of the following a serious problem, a small problem, or not a problem? - Gangs (PROBGANG)
TOTAL%
1) Serious problem48831.9
2) Small problem46130.2
3) Not a problem52534.4
4) Don't know 543.5
TOTAL1528100.0
11) In your community is each of the following a serious problem, a small problem, or not a problem? - Racial or ethnic conflicts (PROBRACE)
TOTAL%
1) Serious problem30820.2
2) Small problem54135.4
3) Not a problem63741.7
4) Don't know 422.7
TOTAL1528100.0
12) How satisfied are you with each of these aspects of your community, very satisfied, fairly satisfied, fairly dissatisfied, or very dissatisfied? - The school system (SATSCHL)
TOTAL%
1) Very satisfied27618.1
2) Fairly satisfied70846.3
3) Fairly dissatisfied23015.1
4) Very dissatisfied1499.8
5) Don't know 16510.8
TOTAL1528100.0
13) How satisfied are you with each of these aspects of your community, very satisfied, fairly satisfied, fairly dissatisfied, or very dissatisfied? - Its volunteer efforts (SATVLNTR)
TOTAL%
1) Very satisfied32721.4
2) Fairly satisfied76349.9
3) Fairly dissatisfied1529.9
4) Very dissatisfied483.1
5) Don't know 23815.6
TOTAL1528100.0
14) How satisfied are you with each of these aspects of your community, very satisfied, fairly satisfied, fairly dissatisfied, or very dissatisfied? - Its public officials (SATOFFCL)
TOTAL%
1) Very satisfied17011.1
2) Fairly satisfied82253.8
3) Fairly dissatisfied30620.0
4) Very dissatisfied1157.5
5) Don't know 1157.5
TOTAL1528100.0
15) How satisfied are you with each of these aspects of your community, very satisfied, fairly satisfied, fairly dissatisfied, or very dissatisfied? - Its natural beauty (SATBEAUT)
TOTAL%
1) Very satisfied56136.7
2) Fairly satisfied68745.0
3) Fairly dissatisfied17211.3
4) Very dissatisfied694.5
5) Don't know 392.6
TOTAL1528100.0
16) How satisfied are you with each of these aspects of your community, very satisfied, fairly satisfied, fairly dissatisfied, or very dissatisfied? - Its cultural events (SATCULTR)
TOTAL%
1) Very satisfied43328.3
2) Fairly satisfied69145.2
3) Fairly dissatisfied21013.7
4) Very dissatisfied815.3
5) Don't know 1137.4
TOTAL1528100.0
17) How satisfied are you with each of these aspects of your community, very satisfied, fairly satisfied, fairly dissatisfied, or very dissatisfied? - Its police force (SATCOPS)
TOTAL%
1) Very satisfied49032.1
2) Fairly satisfied74248.6
3) Fairly dissatisfied18211.9
4) Very dissatisfied694.5
5) Don't know 452.9
TOTAL1528100.0
18) How satisfied are you with each of these aspects of your community, very satisfied, fairly satisfied, fairly dissatisfied, or very dissatisfied? - The way people keep their homes maintained (SATHOMES)
TOTAL%
1) Very satisfied46930.7
2) Fairly satisfied80752.8
3) Fairly dissatisfied16911.1
4) Very dissatisfied432.8
5) Don't know 392.6
6) Refused10.1
TOTAL1528100.0
19) How satisfied are you with each of these aspects of your community, very satisfied, fairly satisfied, fairly dissatisfied, or very dissatisfied? - The way neighbors help each other (SATHELP)
TOTAL%
1) Very satisfied50132.8
2) Fairly satisfied72847.6
3) Fairly dissatisfied18011.8
4) Very dissatisfied785.1
5) Don't know 412.7
TOTAL1528100.0
20) On the whole, are you very satisfied, somewhat satisfied, somewhat dissatisfied, or very dissatisfied with the quality of life in your community? (QLTYLIFE)
TOTAL%
1) Very satisfied61340.1
2) Somewhat satisfied69645.5
3) Somewhat dissatisfied1499.8
4) Very dissatisfied533.5
5) Don't know 161.0
6) Refused10.1
TOTAL1528100.0
21) Please tell me if each of these words describes your community? - Dull and boring (COMDULL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 39025.5
2) No 108470.9
3) Don't know 543.5
TOTAL1528100.0
22) Please tell me if each of these words describes your community? - Exciting (COMEXCIT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 41026.8
2) No 105569.0
3) Don't know 614.0
4) Refused20.1
TOTAL1528100.0
23) Please tell me if each of these words describes your community? - Run down (COMRUNDN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 25116.4
2) No 124581.5
3) Don't know 312.0
4) Refused10.1
TOTAL1528100.0
24) Please tell me if each of these words describes your community? - Declining (COMDECLN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 39025.5
2) No 110772.4
3) Don't know 312.0
TOTAL1528100.0
25) Please tell me if each of these words describes your community? - Growing (COMGROW)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 102066.8
2) No 45429.7
3) Don't know 543.5
TOTAL1528100.0
26) Please tell me if each of these words describes your community? - Divided (COMDIVID)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 45029.5
2) No 97663.9
3) Don't know 1026.7
TOTAL1528100.0
27) Please tell me if each of these words describes your community? - Comfortable (COMCMFRT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 131786.2
2) No 19212.6
3) Don't know 191.2
TOTAL1528100.0
28) Please tell me if each of these words describes your community? - Safe (COMSAFE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 115775.7
2) No 32421.2
3) Don't know 463.0
4) Refused10.1
TOTAL1528100.0
29) Please tell me if each of these words describes your community? - Quiet (COMQUIET)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 123781.0
2) No 26817.5
3) Don't know 231.5
TOTAL1528100.0
30) Do you live in a central city area, a suburban area, or in a small town or rural area? (CITYSIZE)
TOTAL%
1) Central city area39125.6
2) A suburban area63341.4
3) A small town or rural area48831.9
4) Other 50.3
5) Don't know 110.7
TOTAL1528100.0
31) If you could live anywhere, would you rather live in a central city, a suburban area, or in a small town or rural area? (IDEALCIT)
TOTAL%
1) Central city area19212.6
2) A suburban area52834.6
3) A small town or rural area78651.4
4) Other 80.5
5) Don't know 140.9
TOTAL1528100.0
32) Would you describe your neighborhood as an upper-income area, a middle-income area, or a lower-income area? (NBRINC)
TOTAL%
1) Upper-income area865.6
2) Middle-income area104668.5
3) Lower-income area21714.2
4) Mixed 16510.8
5) Don't know140.9
TOTAL1528100.0
33) How many of the families in your neighborhood are quite poor - about half, about a quarter, only a few, or none? (NBRPOOR)
TOTAL%
1) About half 20713.5
2) About a quarter18812.3
3) Only a few58638.4
4) None 37024.2
5) Don't know17711.6
TOTAL1528100.0
34) During the past year, have you attended any meetings that dealt with community issues? (COMISSUE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 44028.8
2) No 108170.7
3) Don't know 70.5
TOTAL1528100.0
35) Did you attend meetings at any of the following? - A town hall or other government building (METTWNHL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 21047.7
2) No 22350.7
3) Don't know 71.6
Missing1088 
TOTAL440100.0
36) Did you attend meetings at any of the following? - A church or synagogue (METCHUR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 24555.7
2) No 18943.0
3) Don't know 61.4
Missing1088 
TOTAL440100.0
37) Did you attend meetings at any of the following? - A school (METSCHL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 24655.9
2) No 18943.0
3) Don't know 51.1
Missing1088 
TOTAL440100.0
38) Did you attend meetings at any of the following? - A college or university (METUNIV)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 8318.9
2) No 34678.6
3) Don't know 112.5
Missing1088 
TOTAL440100.0
39) Did you attend meetings at any of the following? - Your place of work (METWORK)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 13931.6
2) No 28865.5
3) Don't know 133.0
Missing1088 
TOTAL440100.0
40) Did you attend meetings at any of the following? - A neighbor's house (METNGHBR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 13530.7
2) No 29567.0
3) Don't know 102.3
Missing1088 
TOTAL440100.0
41) Did you attend meetings at any of the following? - Someone's house outside your neighborhood (METOTHHS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 9020.5
2) No 34077.3
3) Don't know 102.3
Missing1088 
TOTAL440100.0
42) Did you attend meetings at any of the following? - A neighborhood or community center (METCOM)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 18842.7
2) No 24455.5
3) Don't know 81.8
Missing1088 
TOTAL440100.0
43) Did you attend meetings at any of the following? - A volunteer center (METVOL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 9321.1
2) No 33776.6
3) Don't know 102.3
Missing1088 
TOTAL440100.0
44) Did you attend meetings at any of the following? - A restaurant or hotel (METHOTEL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 8920.2
2) No 34177.5
3) Don't know 102.3
Missing1088 
TOTAL440100.0
45) Which of these comes closest to your definition of community? (DEFCOM)
TOTAL%
1) Your neighborhood65042.5
2) The town in which you live53434.9
3) The larger region in which you live1207.9
4) The people you associate with18011.8
5) Other 20.1
6) More than one of the above302.0
7) Don't know 120.8
TOTAL1528100.0
46) Have your contacts with each of the following been mostly pleasant, mixed, or mostly unpleasant? - The police (CONTCOPS)
TOTAL%
1) Mostly pleasant98064.1
2) Mixed 31920.9
3) Mostly unpleasant916.0
4) NE 1056.9
5) Don't know 332.2
TOTAL1528100.0
47) Have your contacts with each of the following been mostly pleasant, mixed, or mostly unpleasant? - Officials in your town or city (CONTOFCL)
TOTAL%
1) Mostly pleasant72047.1
2) Mixed 41627.2
3) Mostly unpleasant765.0
4) NE 21714.2
5) Don't know 996.5
TOTAL1528100.0
48) Have your contacts with each of the following been mostly pleasant, mixed, or mostly unpleasant? - The federal government (CONTFED)
TOTAL%
1) Mostly pleasant49132.1
2) Mixed 52634.4
3) Mostly unpleasant17811.6
4) NE 22514.7
5) Don't know 1077.0
6) Refused10.1
TOTAL1528100.0
49) Have your contacts with each of the following been mostly pleasant, mixed, or mostly unpleasant? - The Internal Revenue Service (CONTIRS)
TOTAL%
1) Mostly pleasant54235.5
2) Mixed 41427.1
3) Mostly unpleasant21013.7
4) NE 24916.3
5) Don't know 1127.3
6) Refused10.1
TOTAL1528100.0
50) Have your contacts with each of the following been mostly pleasant, mixed, or mostly unpleasant? - Your neighbors (CONTNGHB)
TOTAL%
1) Mostly pleasant114074.6
2) Mixed 31620.7
3) Mostly unpleasant412.7
4) NE 140.9
5) Don't know 171.1
TOTAL1528100.0
51) Have your contacts with each of the following been mostly pleasant, mixed, or mostly unpleasant? - The people you currently work with (CONTCOWR)
TOTAL%
1) Mostly pleasant83954.9
2) Mixed 27518.0
3) Mostly unpleasant231.5
4) NE 22414.7
5) Don't know 16210.6
6) Refused50.3
TOTAL1528100.0
52) During the past year, have you spent any time volunteering for any of the following - A neighborhood or homeowners association. (VOLNBHOM)
TOTAL%
0) No 141292.4
1) Yes1167.6
TOTAL1528100.0
53) During the past year, have you spent any time volunteering for any of the following - Distributing food to the needy. (VOLDISFD)
TOTAL%
0) No 123781.0
1) Yes29119.0
TOTAL1528100.0
54) During the past year, have you spent any time volunteering for any of the following - A shelter for abused women or children. (VOLSHELT)
TOTAL%
0) No 145395.1
1) Yes754.9
TOTAL1528100.0
55) During the past year, have you spent any time volunteering for any of the following - A neighborhood crime watch program. (VOLNBCRM)
TOTAL%
0) No 138690.7
1) Yes1429.3
TOTAL1528100.0
56) During the past year, have you spent any time volunteering for any of the following - AIDS related activities. (VOLAIDS)
TOTAL%
0) No 147196.3
1) Yes573.7
TOTAL1528100.0
57) During the past year, have you spent any time volunteering for any of the following - Environmental projects. (VOLENVR)
TOTAL%
0) No 142293.1
1) Yes1066.9
TOTAL1528100.0
58) During the past year, have you spent any time volunteering for any of the following - Building houses for the poor. (VOLBLDHM)
TOTAL%
0) No 148597.2
1) Yes432.8
TOTAL1528100.0
59) During the past year, have you spent any time volunteering for any of the following - A community development corporation. (VOLCOMDP)
TOTAL%
0) No 147996.8
1) Yes493.2
TOTAL1528100.0
60) During the past year, have you spent any time volunteering for any of the following - A violence prevention effort. (VOLVLNCE)
TOTAL%
0) No 146796.0
1) Yes614.0
TOTAL1528100.0
61) During the past year, have you spent any time volunteering for any of the following - A political campaign. (VOLPOLIT)
TOTAL%
0) No 140892.1
1) Yes1207.9
TOTAL1528100.0
62) During the past year, have you spent any time volunteering for any of the following - Activities related to schools. (VOLSCHLS)
TOTAL%
0) No 122780.3
1) Yes30119.7
TOTAL1528100.0
63) During the past year, have you spent any time volunteering for any of the following - Community organizing. (VOLCOMOR)
TOTAL%
0) No 142893.5
1) Yes1006.5
TOTAL1528100.0
64) During the past year, have you spent any time volunteering for any of the following - Youth activities. (VOLYOUTH)
TOTAL%
0) No 127683.5
1) Yes25216.5
TOTAL1528100.0
65) During the past year, have you spent any time volunteering for any of the following - Arts or cultural activities. (VOLARTS)
TOTAL%
0) No 141592.6
1) Yes1137.4
TOTAL1528100.0
66) During the past year, have you spent any time volunteering for any of the following - Church-related activities. (VOLCHRCH)
TOTAL%
0) No 112373.5
1) Yes40526.5
TOTAL1528100.0
67) During the past year, have you spent any time volunteering for any of the following - Informal volunteering. (VOLINFRM)
TOTAL%
0) No 130385.3
1) Yes22514.7
TOTAL1528100.0
68) During the past year, have you spent any time volunteering for any of the following - None. (VOLNONE)
TOTAL%
0) No 78851.6
1) Yes74048.4
TOTAL1528100.0
69) Through your volunteer work, have you had any contact with any of the following? - Clergy (CNTCLRGY)
TOTAL%
0) No 116176.0
1) Yes36724.0
TOTAL1528100.0
70) Through your volunteer work, have you had any contact with any of the following? - Social workers (CNTSOCWK)
TOTAL%
0) No 133887.6
1) Yes19012.4
TOTAL1528100.0
71) Through your volunteer work, have you had any contact with any of the following? - Health professionals (CNTHLTH)
TOTAL%
0) No 131986.3
1) Yes20913.7
TOTAL1528100.0
72) Through your volunteer work, have you had any contact with any of the following? - Banks (CNTBANKS)
TOTAL%
0) No 142193.0
1) Yes1077.0
TOTAL1528100.0
73) Through your volunteer work, have you had any contact with any of the following? - Nonprofit organizations (CNTNONPR)
TOTAL%
0) No 119778.3
1) Yes33121.7
TOTAL1528100.0
74) Through your volunteer work, have you had any contact with any of the following? - Community development corporations (CNTCOMDV)
TOTAL%
0) No 145795.4
1) Yes714.6
TOTAL1528100.0
75) Through your volunteer work, have you had any contact with any of the following? - Your neighbors (CNTNGHBR)
TOTAL%
0) No 108470.9
1) Yes44429.1
TOTAL1528100.0
76) Through your volunteer work, have you had any contact with any of the following? - Service clubs (CNTSRVCE)
TOTAL%
0) No 137990.2
1) Yes1499.8
TOTAL1528100.0
77) Through your volunteer work, have you had any contact with any of the following? - Government officials (CNTGVT)
TOTAL%
0) No 136089.0
1) Yes16811.0
TOTAL1528100.0
78) Through your volunteer work, have you had any contact with any of the following? - Corporate executives (CNTCORP)
TOTAL%
0) No 141192.3
1) Yes1177.7
TOTAL1528100.0
79) Through your volunteer work, have you had any contact with any of the following? - Teachers (CNTTEACH)
TOTAL%
0) No 114474.9
1) Yes38425.1
TOTAL1528100.0
80) Through your volunteer work, have you had any contact with any of the following? - Lawyers (CNTLWYER)
TOTAL%
0) No 136889.5
1) Yes16010.5
TOTAL1528100.0
81) Through your volunteer work, have you had any contact with any of the following? - None of these (CNTNONE)
TOTAL%
0) No 149697.9
1) Yes322.1
TOTAL1528100.0
82) How many different organizations have you volunteered for during the past year? (NUMORGS)
TOTAL%
0) 516.6
1) 24531.6
2) 19625.3
3) 12315.9
4) 658.4
5) 314.0
6) 243.1
7) 70.9
8) 40.5
9) 10.1
10) 50.6
11) 10.1
12) 30.4
13) 10.1
15) 20.3
20) 10.1
21) 10.1
30) 10.1
99) Don't know/Refused131.7
Missing753 
TOTAL775100.0
83) Approximately how many hours do you spend volunteering each week? (HRSVLNTR)
TOTAL%
0) 11114.3
1) 18523.9
2) 13517.4
3) 658.4
4) 455.8
5) 405.2
6) 273.5
7) 101.3
8) 182.3
10) 334.3
12) 111.4
14) 30.4
15) 101.3
16) 91.2
20) 70.9
21) 10.1
25) 30.4
30) 30.4
40) 20.3
50) 30.4
72) 10.1
200) 10.1
999) 526.7
Missing753 
TOTAL775100.0
84) Do the organizations you have volunteered for receive funds from any of the following? - Individual donors (FNDSIND)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 58976.0
2) No 12716.4
3) Don't know 597.6
Missing753 
TOTAL775100.0
85) Do the organizations you have volunteered for receive funds from any of the following? - Corporations (FNDSCORP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 30439.2
2) No 37848.8
3) Don't know 9312.0
Missing753 
TOTAL775100.0
86) Do the organizations you have volunteered for receive funds from any of the following? - Religious organizations (FNDSRELI)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 39250.6
2) No 30239.0
3) Don't know 8110.5
Missing753 
TOTAL775100.0
87) Do the organizations you have volunteered for receive funds from any of the following? - Other nonprofit organizations (FNDSNONP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 33142.7
2) No 32441.8
3) Don't know 12015.5
Missing753 
TOTAL775100.0
88) Do the organizations you have volunteered for receive funds from any of the following? - The federal government (FNDSFED)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 16521.3
2) No 50364.9
3) Don't know 10613.7
4) Refused10.1
Missing753 
TOTAL775100.0
89) Do the organizations you have volunteered for receive funds from any of the following? - State or local government (FNDSSTAT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 24731.9
2) No 43155.6
3) Don't know 9612.4
4) Refused10.1
Missing753 
TOTAL775100.0
90) Do the organizations you have volunteered for receive funds from any of the following? - Foundations (FNDSFNDN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 22028.4
2) No 41853.9
3) Don't know 13717.7
Missing753 
TOTAL775100.0
91) Have you ever done volunteer work in a poor inner-city area? (INCITVOL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 27918.3
2) No 124381.3
3) Don't know 60.4
TOTAL1528100.0
92) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE DONE VOLUNTEER WORK IN A POOR INNER-CITY AREA: Has this been within the past 12 months? (INCITYR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 11942.7
2) No 15555.6
3) Don't know 51.8
Missing1249 
TOTAL279100.0
93) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE NOT DONE VOLUNTEER WORK IN A POOR INNER-CITY AREA IN THE PAST 12 MONTHS: Are you likely to do volunteer work in a poor inner-city area in the future? (INCITFUT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 29721.1
2) No 95167.5
3) Don't know 16111.4
Missing119 
TOTAL1409100.0
94) If you were in each of the following situations, how likely or unlikely would it be for you to do volunteer work: very likely, fairly likely, fairly unlikely, or very unlikely? - If you were raising small children (IFCHILD)
TOTAL%
1) Very likely31820.8
2) Fairly likely36223.7
3) Fairly unlikely33221.7
4) Very unlikely44028.8
5) Don't know 744.8
6) Refused20.1
TOTAL1528100.0
95) If you were in each of the following situations, how likely or unlikely would it be for you to do volunteer work: very likely, fairly likely, fairly unlikely, or very unlikely? - If you were a single parent (IFSINPAR)
TOTAL%
1) Very likely23615.4
2) Fairly likely36824.1
3) Fairly unlikely38225.0
4) Very unlikely46030.1
5) Don't know 795.2
6) Refused30.2
TOTAL1528100.0
96) If you were in each of the following situations, how likely or unlikely would it be for you to do volunteer work: very likely, fairly likely, fairly unlikely, or very unlikely? - If you were in high school or college (IFSCHL)
TOTAL%
1) Very likely29619.4
2) Fairly likely51233.5
3) Fairly unlikely33622.0
4) Very unlikely29119.0
5) Don't know 926.0
6) Refused10.1
TOTAL1528100.0
97) If you were in each of the following situations, how likely or unlikely would it be for you to do volunteer work: very likely, fairly likely, fairly unlikely, or very unlikely? - If you were retired (IFRETIRE)
TOTAL%
1) Very likely63141.3
2) Fairly likely45830.0
3) Fairly unlikely15510.1
4) Very unlikely19412.7
5) Don't know 885.8
6) Refused20.1
TOTAL1528100.0
98) If you were in each of the following situations, how likely or unlikely would it be for you to do volunteer work: very likely, fairly likely, fairly unlikely, or very unlikely? - If you were struggling to make ends meet (IFSTRUGL)
TOTAL%
1) Very likely1217.9
2) Fairly likely26317.2
3) Fairly unlikely44629.2
4) Very unlikely61540.2
5) Don't know 825.4
6) Refused10.1
TOTAL1528100.0
99) If you were in each of the following situations, how likely or unlikely would it be for you to do volunteer work: very likely, fairly likely, fairly unlikely, or very unlikely? - If you had a lot more money than you do now (IFMONEY)
TOTAL%
1) Very likely73247.9
2) Fairly likely45529.8
3) Fairly unlikely1107.2
4) Very unlikely1479.6
5) Don't know 825.4
6) Refused20.1
TOTAL1528100.0
100) If you were in each of the following situations, how likely or unlikely would it be for you to do volunteer work: very likely, fairly likely, fairly unlikely, or very unlikely? - If you could serve people through your work (IFSERVE)
TOTAL%
1) Very likely65843.1
2) Fairly likely50232.9
3) Fairly unlikely996.5
4) Very unlikely1529.9
5) Don't know 1157.5
6) Refused20.1
TOTAL1528100.0
101) From volunteering or helping people, have you benefited in any of the following ways? - Learned new things about your community (BENLEARN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 92960.8
2) No 38825.4
3) Don't know 20413.4
4) Refused70.5
TOTAL1528100.0
102) From volunteering or helping people, have you benefited in any of the following ways? - Became more interested in social and political issues (BENINT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 70646.2
2) No 60539.6
3) Don't know 21013.7
4) Refused70.5
TOTAL1528100.0
103) From volunteering or helping people, have you benefited in any of the following ways? - Gained self-confidence (BENSLFCN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 84355.2
2) No 46230.2
3) Don't know 21614.1
4) Refused70.5
TOTAL1528100.0
104) From volunteering or helping people, have you benefited in any of the following ways? - Developed some new skills (BENSKILL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 75849.6
2) No 55536.3
3) Don't know 20913.7
4) Refused60.4
TOTAL1528100.0
105) From volunteering or helping people, have you benefited in any of the following ways? - Found that you had more confidence in other people (BENCONF)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 83054.3
2) No 47030.8
3) Don't know 22214.5
4) Refused60.4
TOTAL1528100.0
106) From volunteering or helping people, have you ever experienced the following? - Other people let you down (EXPLETDN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 70045.8
2) No 63741.7
3) Don't know 18312.0
4) Refused80.5
TOTAL1528100.0
107) From volunteering or helping people, have you ever experienced the following? - Conflict with other people (EXPCONFL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 49632.5
2) No 83954.9
3) Don't know 18612.2
4) Refused70.5
TOTAL1528100.0
108) From volunteering or helping people, have you ever experienced the following? - Feeling discouraged or frustrated (EXPFRUST)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 71346.7
2) No 61240.1
3) Don't know 19612.8
4) Refused70.5
TOTAL1528100.0
109) From volunteering or helping people, have you ever experienced the following? - Becoming burned out (EXPBRNOT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 44228.9
2) No 89358.4
3) Don't know 18612.2
4) Refused70.5
TOTAL1528100.0
110) From volunteering or helping people, have you ever experienced the following? - Finding that you didn't have enough time (EXPNETIM)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 82453.9
2) No 52034.0
3) Don't know 17711.6
4) Refused70.5
TOTAL1528100.0
111) Now we would like to know something about the groups or organization to which you belong. Here is a list of various kinds of organizations. For each type, please tell me whether you belong to any club or organization that fits into that category. - Fraternal groups (MEMFRAT)
TOTAL%
0) No 144294.4
1) Yes865.6
TOTAL1528100.0
112) Now we would like to know something about the groups or organization to which you belong. Here is a list of various kinds of organizations. For each type, please tell me whether you belong to any club or organization that fits into that category. - Civic or service groups (MEMCIVIC)
TOTAL%
0) No 142593.3
1) Yes1036.7
TOTAL1528100.0
113) Now we would like to know something about the groups or organization to which you belong. Here is a list of various kinds of organizations. For each type, please tell me whether you belong to any club or organization that fits into that category. - Veteran's groups (MEMVET)
TOTAL%
0) No 143894.1
1) Yes905.9
TOTAL1528100.0
114) Now we would like to know something about the groups or organization to which you belong. Here is a list of various kinds of organizations. For each type, please tell me whether you belong to any club or organization that fits into that category. - Political clubs or organizations (MEMPOLIT)
TOTAL%
0) No 142993.5
1) Yes996.5
TOTAL1528100.0
115) Now we would like to know something about the groups or organization to which you belong. Here is a list of various kinds of organizations. For each type, please tell me whether you belong to any club or organization that fits into that category. - Environmental clubs or organizations (MEMENV)
TOTAL%
0) No 144294.4
1) Yes865.6
TOTAL1528100.0
116) Now we would like to know something about the groups or organization to which you belong. Here is a list of various kinds of organizations. For each type, please tell me whether you belong to any club or organization that fits into that category. - Labor unions (MEMUNION)
TOTAL%
0) No 140992.2
1) Yes1197.8
TOTAL1528100.0
117) Now we would like to know something about the groups or organization to which you belong. Here is a list of various kinds of organizations. For each type, please tell me whether you belong to any club or organization that fits into that category. - Sports groups or clubs (MEMSPORT)
TOTAL%
0) No 136089.0
1) Yes16811.0
TOTAL1528100.0
118) Now we would like to know something about the groups or organization to which you belong. Here is a list of various kinds of organizations. For each type, please tell me whether you belong to any club or organization that fits into that category. - Youth groups (MEMYOUTH)
TOTAL%
0) No 137590.0
1) Yes15310.0
TOTAL1528100.0
119) Now we would like to know something about the groups or organization to which you belong. Here is a list of various kinds of organizations. For each type, please tell me whether you belong to any club or organization that fits into that category. - School service groups (MEMSCHL)
TOTAL%
0) No 134888.2
1) Yes18011.8
TOTAL1528100.0
120) Now we would like to know something about the groups or organization to which you belong. Here is a list of various kinds of organizations. For each type, please tell me whether you belong to any club or organization that fits into that category. - Health, fitness or exercise clubs (MEMHELTH)
TOTAL%
0) No 132586.7
1) Yes20313.3
TOTAL1528100.0
121) Now we would like to know something about the groups or organization to which you belong. Here is a list of various kinds of organizations. For each type, please tell me whether you belong to any club or organization that fits into that category. - Hobby or garden clubs (MEMHOBBY)
TOTAL%
0) No 142092.9
1) Yes1087.1
TOTAL1528100.0
122) Now we would like to know something about the groups or organization to which you belong. Here is a list of various kinds of organizations. For each type, please tell me whether you belong to any club or organization that fits into that category. - School fraternities or sororities (MEMGREEK)
TOTAL%
0) No 147596.5
1) Yes533.5
TOTAL1528100.0
123) Now we would like to know something about the groups or organization to which you belong. Here is a list of various kinds of organizations. For each type, please tell me whether you belong to any club or organization that fits into that category. - Ethnic, racial, or nationality groups (MEMETHNC)
TOTAL%
0) No 147296.3
1) Yes563.7
TOTAL1528100.0
124) Now we would like to know something about the groups or organization to which you belong. Here is a list of various kinds of organizations. For each type, please tell me whether you belong to any club or organization that fits into that category. - Farm organizations (MEMFARM)
TOTAL%
0) No 150498.4
1) Yes241.6
TOTAL1528100.0
125) Now we would like to know something about the groups or organization to which you belong. Here is a list of various kinds of organizations. For each type, please tell me whether you belong to any club or organization that fits into that category. - Literary, art or music club or group (MEMARTS)
TOTAL%
0) No 142393.1
1) Yes1056.9
TOTAL1528100.0
126) Now we would like to know something about the groups or organization to which you belong. Here is a list of various kinds of organizations. For each type, please tell me whether you belong to any club or organization that fits into that category. - Discussion or study group (MEMSTUDY)
TOTAL%
0) No 142193.0
1) Yes1077.0
TOTAL1528100.0
127) Now we would like to know something about the groups or organization to which you belong. Here is a list of various kinds of organizations. For each type, please tell me whether you belong to any club or organization that fits into that category. - Professional or academic societies (MEMPROF)
TOTAL%
0) No 136989.6
1) Yes15910.4
TOTAL1528100.0
128) Now we would like to know something about the groups or organization to which you belong. Here is a list of various kinds of organizations. For each type, please tell me whether you belong to any club or organization that fits into that category. - Church (MEMCHRCH)
TOTAL%
0) No 91059.6
1) Yes61840.4
TOTAL1528100.0
129) Now we would like to know something about the groups or organization to which you belong. Here is a list of various kinds of organizations. For each type, please tell me whether you belong to any club or organization that fits into that category. - Church-affiliated groups other than church membership itself (MEMRELIG)
TOTAL%
0) No 131886.3
1) Yes21013.7
TOTAL1528100.0
130) Now we would like to know something about the groups or organization to which you belong. Here is a list of various kinds of organizations. For each type, please tell me whether you belong to any club or organization that fits into that category. - Consumer group or buying club (MEMCNSMR)
TOTAL%
0) No 145495.2
1) Yes744.8
TOTAL1528100.0
131) Now we would like to know something about the groups or organization to which you belong. Here is a list of various kinds of organizations. For each type, please tell me whether you belong to any club or organization that fits into that category. - Therapeutic or counseling group (MEMTHRPY)
TOTAL%
0) No 147096.2
1) Yes583.8
TOTAL1528100.0
132) Now we would like to know something about the groups or organization to which you belong. Here is a list of various kinds of organizations. For each type, please tell me whether you belong to any club or organization that fits into that category. - Any other groups (specify) (MEMOTHER)
TOTAL%
0) No 146896.1
1) Yes603.9
TOTAL1528100.0
133) Now we would like to know something about the groups or organization to which you belong. Here is a list of various kinds of organizations. For each type, please tell me whether you belong to any club or organization that fits into that category. - None (MEMNONE)
TOTAL%
0) No 107070.0
1) Yes45830.0
TOTAL1528100.0
134) About how many group meetings, other than at work, have you personally attended in the past month? (NUMMEET)
TOTAL%
0) None 85355.8
1) One or two 34822.8
2) Three or four17911.7
3) Five or six583.8
4) Seven or eight181.2
5) Nine or ten161.0
6) Eleven to twenty261.7
7) More than twenty60.4
8) Don't know 221.4
9) Refused20.1
TOTAL1528100.0
135) Would you be very likely, somewhat likely, somewhat unlikely, or very unlikely to join each of the following kinds of groups? - A group that is part of a large national bureaucracy (JNBUREAU)
TOTAL%
1) Very likely593.9
2) Somewhat likely17311.3
3) Somewhat unlikely28218.5
4) Very unlikely90859.4
5) Don't know 1056.9
6) Refused10.1
TOTAL1528100.0
136) Would you be very likely, somewhat likely, somewhat unlikely, or very unlikely to join each of the following kinds of groups? - A group that is run by a small circle of long-time members (JNLEDSML)
TOTAL%
1) Very likely18312.0
2) Somewhat likely42627.9
3) Somewhat unlikely26717.5
4) Very unlikely55436.3
5) Don't know 976.3
6) Refused10.1
TOTAL1528100.0
137) Would you be very likely, somewhat likely, somewhat unlikely, or very unlikely to join each of the following kinds of groups? - A group that expects you to be a member for life (JNFORLIF)
TOTAL%
1) Very likely805.2
2) Somewhat likely18712.2
3) Somewhat unlikely35123.0
4) Very unlikely79251.8
5) Don't know 1177.7
6) Refused10.1
TOTAL1528100.0
138) Would you be very likely, somewhat likely, somewhat unlikely, or very unlikely to join each of the following kinds of groups? - A group that accepts only men or only women (JNONESEX)
TOTAL%
1) Very likely664.3
2) Somewhat likely22314.6
3) Somewhat unlikely26117.1
4) Very unlikely86956.9
5) Don't know 1087.1
6) Refused10.1
TOTAL1528100.0
139) Would you be very likely, somewhat likely, somewhat unlikely, or very unlikely to join each of the following kinds of groups? - A group that is run by wealthy people (JNLEDRIC)
TOTAL%
1) Very likely533.5
2) Somewhat likely20713.5
3) Somewhat unlikely31220.4
4) Very unlikely84055.0
5) Don't know 1157.5
6) Refused10.1
TOTAL1528100.0
140) Would you be very likely, somewhat likely, somewhat unlikely, or very unlikely to join each of the following kinds of groups? - A group that has secret rituals (JNSECRET)
TOTAL%
1) Very likely302.0
2) Somewhat likely583.8
3) Somewhat unlikely1419.2
4) Very unlikely121279.3
5) Don't know 865.6
6) Refused10.1
TOTAL1528100.0
141) Would you be very likely, somewhat likely, somewhat unlikely, or very unlikely to join each of the following kinds of groups? - A group that has a history of racial discrimination (JNRACIST)
TOTAL%
1) Very likely100.7
2) Somewhat likely221.4
3) Somewhat unlikely533.5
4) Very unlikely138590.6
5) Don't know 573.7
6) Refused10.1
TOTAL1528100.0
142) To be a good citizen, how important is it for people to do each of the following: essential, very important, fairly important, or not too important? - Vote (CITVOTE)
TOTAL%
1) Essential 93060.9
2) Very important43928.7
3) Fairly important1036.7
4) Not too important372.4
5) Don't know 181.2
6) Refused10.1
TOTAL1528100.0
143) To be a good citizen, how important is it for people to do each of the following: essential, very important, fairly important, or not too important? - Keep informed about issues (CITINF)
TOTAL%
1) Essential 63341.4
2) Very important70646.2
3) Fairly important1479.6
4) Not too important231.5
5) Don't know 191.2
TOTAL1528100.0
144) To be a good citizen, how important is it for people to do each of the following: essential, very important, fairly important, or not too important? - Contact public officials (CITOFFCL)
TOTAL%
1) Essential 25917.0
2) Very important57237.4
3) Fairly important44729.3
4) Not too important20013.1
5) Don't know 503.3
TOTAL1528100.0
145) To be a good citizen, how important is it for people to do each of the following: essential, very important, fairly important, or not too important? - Do volunteer work (CITVLNTR)
TOTAL%
1) Essential 22014.4
2) Very important52934.6
3) Fairly important48631.8
4) Not too important23415.3
5) Don't know 593.9
TOTAL1528100.0
146) To be a good citizen, how important is it for people to do each of the following: essential, very important, fairly important, or not too important? - Help the poor (CITPOOR)
TOTAL%
1) Essential 36624.0
2) Very important64542.2
3) Fairly important38225.0
4) Not too important905.9
5) Don't know 452.9
TOTAL1528100.0
147) To be a good citizen, how important is it for people to do each of the following: essential, very important, fairly important, or not too important? - Be a member of a club or service organization (CITMEMBR)
TOTAL%
1) Essential 1137.4
2) Very important28418.6
3) Fairly important45229.6
4) Not too important61740.4
5) Don't know 624.1
TOTAL1528100.0
148) To be a good citizen, how important is it for people to do each of the following: essential, very important, fairly important, or not too important? - Be a person of strong moral character (CITMORAL)
TOTAL%
1) Essential 88357.8
2) Very important49832.6
3) Fairly important976.3
4) Not too important302.0
5) Don't know 201.3
TOTAL1528100.0
149) For each of the following, is this the kind of person you admire a lot, admire a little, or wouldn't necessarily admire? - A person who tries to help the poor (ADMHELP)
TOTAL%
1) Admire a lot110272.1
2) Admire a little32621.3
3) Wouldn't necessarily admire603.9
4) Don't know 402.6
TOTAL1528100.0
150) For each of the following, is this the kind of person you admire a lot, admire a little, or wouldn't necessarily admire? - A person who is very active in political campaigns (ADMPLTCL)
TOTAL%
1) Admire a lot21614.1
2) Admire a little70946.4
3) Wouldn't necessarily admire52534.4
4) Don't know 785.1
TOTAL1528100.0
151) For each of the following, is this the kind of person you admire a lot, admire a little, or wouldn't necessarily admire? - A person who belongs to a club or service organization (ADMBLNGS)
TOTAL%
1) Admire a lot22714.9
2) Admire a little63441.5
3) Wouldn't necessarily admire57337.5
4) Don't know 946.2
TOTAL1528100.0
152) For each of the following, is this the kind of person you admire a lot, admire a little, or wouldn't necessarily admire? - A person who knows how to get things organized (ADMORG)
TOTAL%
1) Admire a lot92360.4
2) Admire a little47731.2
3) Wouldn't necessarily admire986.4
4) Don't know 302.0
TOTAL1528100.0
153) For each of the following, is this the kind of person you admire a lot, admire a little, or wouldn't necessarily admire? - A person who is too busy to get involved in the community (ADMBUSY)
TOTAL%
1) Admire a lot432.8
2) Admire a little23415.3
3) Wouldn't necessarily admire111973.2
4) Don't know 1328.6
TOTAL1528100.0
154) For each of the following, is this the kind of person you admire a lot, admire a little, or wouldn't necessarily admire? - A person who takes an unpopular stand on an important issue (ADMUNPOP)
TOTAL%
1) Admire a lot45229.6
2) Admire a little52334.2
3) Wouldn't necessarily admire41627.2
4) Don't know 1348.8
5) Refused30.2
TOTAL1528100.0
155) For each of the following, is this the kind of person you admire a lot, admire a little, or wouldn't necessarily admire? - A person who does volunteer work (ADMVLNTR)
TOTAL%
1) Admire a lot81153.1
2) Admire a little54335.5
3) Wouldn't necessarily admire1268.2
4) Don't know 483.1
TOTAL1528100.0
156) Do you mostly agree or mostly disagree with each of the following? - Most people can be trusted (AGRTRSTD)
TOTAL%
1) Mostly agree95262.3
2) Mostly disagree52034.0
3) Don't know 563.7
TOTAL1528100.0
157) Do you mostly agree or mostly disagree with each of the following? - You can't be too careful in your dealings with people (AGRCRFUL)
TOTAL%
1) Mostly agree108370.9
2) Mostly disagree39726.0
3) Don't know 473.1
4) Refused10.1
TOTAL1528100.0
158) Do you mostly agree or mostly disagree with each of the following? - If you trust people, they will usually rise to the occasion (AGRRISOC)
TOTAL%
1) Mostly agree109271.5
2) Mostly disagree32020.9
3) Don't know 1167.6
TOTAL1528100.0
159) Do you mostly agree or mostly disagree with each of the following? - Some people will always try to take advantage of you (AGRADVNT)
TOTAL%
1) Mostly agree105869.2
2) Mostly disagree40426.4
3) Don't know 634.1
4) Refused30.2
TOTAL1528100.0
160) Do you mostly agree or mostly disagree with each of the following? - If someone lets you down, you shouldn't trust them (AGR1TRY)
TOTAL%
1) Mostly agree59138.7
2) Mostly disagree81553.3
3) Don't know 1228.0
TOTAL1528100.0
161) How likely would you be to trust each of the following kinds of people: very likely, somewhat likely, somewhat unlikely, or very unlikely? - Somebody who lives in your neighborhood (TRNGHBR1)
TOTAL%
1) Very likely56937.2
2) Somewhat likely76550.1
3) Somewhat unlikely855.6
4) Very unlikely412.7
5) Don't know 674.4
6) Refused10.1
TOTAL1528100.0
162) How likely would you be to trust each of the following kinds of people: very likely, somewhat likely, somewhat unlikely, or very unlikely? - Somebody in your neighborhood who always keeps to themselves (TRNGHBR2)
TOTAL%
1) Very likely18312.0
2) Somewhat likely67244.0
3) Somewhat unlikely43428.4
4) Very unlikely1389.0
5) Don't know 996.5
6) Refused20.1
TOTAL1528100.0
163) How likely would you be to trust each of the following kinds of people: very likely, somewhat likely, somewhat unlikely, or very unlikely? - Somebody in a poor neighborhood who doesn't have a job (TRUNEMPL)
TOTAL%
1) Very likely1368.9
2) Somewhat likely62741.0
3) Somewhat unlikely40826.7
4) Very unlikely20613.5
5) Don't know 1509.8
6) Refused10.1
TOTAL1528100.0
164) How likely would you be to trust each of the following kinds of people: very likely, somewhat likely, somewhat unlikely, or very unlikely? - Somebody who shares their personal feelings with you (TRSHARE)
TOTAL%
1) Very likely57537.6
2) Somewhat likely75149.1
3) Somewhat unlikely1087.1
4) Very unlikely312.0
5) Don't know 624.1
6) Refused10.1
TOTAL1528100.0
165) How likely would you be to trust each of the following kinds of people: very likely, somewhat likely, somewhat unlikely, or very unlikely? - Somebody who misses appointments (TRMISSES)
TOTAL%
1) Very likely392.6
2) Somewhat likely29119.0
3) Somewhat unlikely73748.2
4) Very unlikely34822.8
5) Don't know 1127.3
6) Refused10.1
TOTAL1528100.0
166) How likely would you be to trust each of the following kinds of people: very likely, somewhat likely, somewhat unlikely, or very unlikely? - Somebody who is running for political office (TRPLTC)
TOTAL%
1) Very likely815.3
2) Somewhat likely65743.0
3) Somewhat unlikely42928.1
4) Very unlikely21414.0
5) Don't know 1439.4
6) Refused40.3
TOTAL1528100.0
167) How likely would you be to trust each of the following kinds of people: very likely, somewhat likely, somewhat unlikely, or very unlikely? - Somebody who does volunteer work in the community (TRVLNTR)
TOTAL%
1) Very likely57537.6
2) Somewhat likely76049.7
3) Somewhat unlikely734.8
4) Very unlikely302.0
5) Don't know 895.8
6) Refused10.1
TOTAL1528100.0
168) Which of these statements comes closest to describing you? - I am often uncomfortable around strangers or I enjoy interacting with strangers (STRNGRS)
TOTAL%
1) I am often uncomfortable around strangers.45529.8
2) I enjoy interacting with strangers.100365.6
3) Don't know 684.5
4) Refused20.1
TOTAL1528100.0
169) Does each of the following statements describe you, personally, very well, fairly well, not very well, or not at all? - I have trouble fulfilling my responsibilities (FULFILL)
TOTAL%
1) Very well 714.6
2) Fairly well17111.2
3) Not very well48031.4
4) Not at all78051.0
5) Don't know 251.6
6) Refused10.1
TOTAL1528100.0
170) Does each of the following statements describe you, personally, very well, fairly well, not very well, or not at all? - Sometimes I don't trust myself (TRSTSELF)
TOTAL%
1) Very well 754.9
2) Fairly well20913.7
3) Not very well45229.6
4) Not at all75449.3
5) Don't know 342.2
6) Refused40.3
TOTAL1528100.0
171) Does each of the following statements describe you, personally, very well, fairly well, not very well, or not at all? - I change my mind fairly often (CHNGMIND)
TOTAL%
1) Very well 916.0
2) Fairly well31920.9
3) Not very well61340.1
4) Not at all47631.2
5) Don't know 281.8
6) Refused10.1
TOTAL1528100.0
172) Does each of the following statements describe you, personally, very well, fairly well, not very well, or not at all? - I sometimes miss appointments (MISSAPPT)
TOTAL%
1) Very well 442.9
2) Fairly well19913.0
3) Not very well52034.0
4) Not al all74048.4
5) Don't know 241.6
6) Refused10.1
TOTAL1528100.0
173) Does each of the following statements describe you, personally, very well, fairly well, not very well, or not at all? - I often feel like I have too much to do (TOOMUCH)
TOTAL%
1) Very well 38124.9
2) Fairly well46230.2
3) Not very well32821.5
4) Not at all33421.9
5) Don't know 221.4
6) Refused10.1
TOTAL1528100.0
174) Do you currently participate in any kind of self-help group? (SLFHELP1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 1368.9
2) No 138790.8
3) Don't know 50.3
TOTAL1528100.0
175) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO PARTICIPATE IN ANY KIND OF SELF-HELP GROUP: Do you participate about once a week, about once every two weeks, about once a month, or less often? (SLFHELP2)
TOTAL%
1) About once a week7555.1
2) About once every two weeks2115.4
3) About once a month3122.8
4) Less often 96.6
Missing1392 
TOTAL136100.0
176) How often, if ever, do you go to church, synagogue, or some other place of worship? (ATTEND)
TOTAL%
1) Every week 42627.9
2) Almost every week16911.1
3) Once or twice a month21013.7
4) A few times a year34122.3
5) Never 37124.3
6) Don't know 80.5
7) Refused30.2
TOTAL1528100.0
177) During the past year, have you done any of the following? - Regularly attended an adult Sunday school class (SUNSCHL)
TOTAL%
0) No 123580.8
1) Yes29319.2
TOTAL1528100.0
178) During the past year, have you done any of the following? - Served on a church board or committee (CHRCHBRD)
TOTAL%
0) No 132386.6
1) Yes20513.4
TOTAL1528100.0
179) During the past year, have you done any of the following? - Attended a Bible study or fellowship group (BIBLSTDY)
TOTAL%
0) No 116776.4
1) Yes36123.6
TOTAL1528100.0
180) During the past year, have you done any of the following? - Heard a sermon about social or political issues (SERMON1)
TOTAL%
0) No 104168.1
1) Yes48731.9
TOTAL1528100.0
181) During the past year, have you done any of the following? - Heard a sermon about caring for the poor (SERMON2)
TOTAL%
0) No 89458.5
1) Yes63441.5
TOTAL1528100.0
182) Are you currently a member of a church or synagogue? (CHRCHMEM)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 91559.9
2) No 59939.2
3) Don't know 90.6
4) Refused50.3
TOTAL1528100.0
183) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MEMBERS OF A CHURCH OR A SYNAGOGUE: How many people belong to this church or synagogue? (CONGPOP)
TOTAL%
1) Fewer than 10010811.8
2) 100 to less than 20015116.5
3) 200 to less than 30012613.8
4) 300 to less than 50014315.6
5) 500 to less than 100011612.7
6) 1000 to less than 20009810.7
7) 2000 or more10811.8
8) Don't know 636.9
9) Refused20.2
Missing613 
TOTAL915100.0
184) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MEMBERS OF A CHURCH OR A SYNAGOGUE: How many close friends do you have in this congregation? Would you say... (CONGFRDS)
TOTAL%
1) None 657.1
2) One or two 12013.1
3) Three to five20021.9
4) Six to ten14415.7
5) More than ten37941.4
6) Don't know 40.4
7) Refused30.3
Missing613 
TOTAL915100.0
185) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MEMBERS OF A CHURCH OR A SYNAGOGUE: Does your congregation help sponsor any of the following? - Small fellowship groups (FLWSHP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 69375.7
2) No 11612.7
3) Don't know 10511.5
4) Refused10.1
Missing613 
TOTAL915100.0
186) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MEMBERS OF A CHURCH OR A SYNAGOGUE: Does your congregation help sponsor any of the following? - A ministry to prisoners (PRSNMNST)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 24026.2
2) No 44048.1
3) Don't know 23425.6
4) Refused10.1
Missing613 
TOTAL915100.0
187) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MEMBERS OF A CHURCH OR A SYNAGOGUE: Does your congregation help sponsor any of the following? - An inner-city ministry (CTYMNSTR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 35438.7
2) No 36940.3
3) Don't know 19120.9
4) Refused10.1
Missing613 
TOTAL915100.0
188) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MEMBERS OF A CHURCH OR A SYNAGOGUE: Does your congregation help sponsor any of the following? - A counseling program (COUNSEL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 61967.7
2) No 18720.4
3) Don't know 10811.8
4) Refused10.1
Missing613 
TOTAL915100.0
189) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MEMBERS OF A CHURCH OR A SYNAGOGUE: Does your congregation help sponsor any of the following? - A program for job seekers (JOBSEEK)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 19120.9
2) No 50254.9
3) Don't know 21923.9
4) Refused30.3
Missing613 
TOTAL915100.0
190) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MEMBERS OF A CHURCH OR A SYNAGOGUE: Does your congregation help sponsor any of the following? - Meetings for alcoholics (ALCHLMT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 28330.9
2) No 44748.9
3) Don't know 18219.9
4) Refused30.3
Missing613 
TOTAL915100.0
191) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MEMBERS OF A CHURCH OR A SYNAGOGUE: Does your congregation help sponsor any of the following? - Distributing food to the poor (DSTRFOOD)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 75682.6
2) No 9610.5
3) Don't know 626.8
4) Refused10.1
Missing613 
TOTAL915100.0
192) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MEMBERS OF A CHURCH OR A SYNAGOGUE: Does your congregation help sponsor any of the following? - Providing shelter for the homeless (HOMELESS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 33436.5
2) No 41945.8
3) Don't know 16017.5
4) Refused20.2
Missing613 
TOTAL915100.0
193) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MEMBERS OF A CHURCH OR A SYNAGOGUE: Does your congregation help sponsor any of the following? - An AIDS ministry (AIDSMNST)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 14716.1
2) No 52757.6
3) Don't know 23826.0
4) Refused30.3
Missing613 
TOTAL915100.0
194) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MEMBERS OF A CHURCH OR A SYNAGOGUE: Does your congregation help sponsor any of the following? - A low-income housing program (HOUSPROG)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 18620.3
2) No 53458.4
3) Don't know 19120.9
4) Refused40.4
Missing613 
TOTAL915100.0
195) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MEMBERS OF A CHURCH OR A SYNAGOGUE: Does your congregation help sponsor any of the following? - A tutoring program (TUTORING)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 29131.8
2) No 44949.1
3) Don't know 17318.9
4) Refused20.2
Missing613 
TOTAL915100.0
196) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MEMBERS OF A CHURCH OR A SYNAGOGUE: Does your congregation help sponsor any of the following? - A day care or after school program (DAYCARE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 37240.7
2) No 40744.5
3) Don't know 13314.5
4) Refused30.3
Missing613 
TOTAL915100.0
197) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MEMBERS OF A CHURCH OR A SYNAGOGUE: During the past year, has your congregation participated in any of the following? - An interfaith coalition that is concerned with community issues (COMMISS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 47451.8
2) No 24727.0
3) Don't know 19321.1
4) Refused10.1
Missing613 
TOTAL915100.0
198) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MEMBERS OF A CHURCH OR A SYNAGOGUE: During the past year, has your congregation participated in any of the following? - Efforts to encourage greater understanding among different religions (AMONGREL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 49454.0
2) No 26729.2
3) Don't know 15316.7
4) Refused10.1
Missing613 
TOTAL915100.0
199) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MEMBERS OF A CHURCH OR A SYNAGOGUE: During the past year, has your congregation participated in any of the following? - A voter registration drive (VOTRGSTR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 26128.5
2) No 48252.7
3) Don't know 17118.7
4) Refused10.1
Missing613 
TOTAL915100.0
200) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MEMBERS OF A CHURCH OR A SYNAGOGUE: During the past year, has your congregation participated in any of the following? - An anti-abortion rally (ANTIABRT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 16417.9
2) No 59865.4
3) Don't know 15216.6
4) Refused10.1
Missing613 
TOTAL915100.0
201) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MEMBERS OF A CHURCH OR A SYNAGOGUE: During the past year, has your congregation participated in any of the following? - A pro-choice rally (PROCHOIC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 525.7
2) No 70677.2
3) Don't know 15617.0
4) Refused10.1
Missing613 
TOTAL915100.0
202) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MEMBERS OF A CHURCH OR A SYNAGOGUE: During the past year, has your congregation participated in any of the following? - An effort to promote gay and lesbian issues (GAYISSUE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 323.5
2) No 74181.0
3) Don't know 14115.4
4) Refused10.1
Missing613 
TOTAL915100.0
203) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MEMBERS OF A CHURCH OR A SYNAGOGUE: During the past year, has your congregation participated in any of the following? - Service activities involving other nonprofit organizations (OTHRORGS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 40444.2
2) No 31734.6
3) Don't know 19321.1
4) Refused10.1
Missing613 
TOTAL915100.0
204) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MEMBERS OF A CHURCH OR A SYNAGOGUE: Is your congregation located in? (CONGLOC)
TOTAL%
1) An inner-city area25928.3
2) A suburban area35638.9
3) A small town or rural area29131.8
4) Other 91.0
Missing613 
TOTAL915100.0
205) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MEMBERS OF A CHURCH OR A SYNAGOGUE: Is your congregation located in the neighborhood where you live? (CONGNGHB)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 51256.0
2) No 40143.8
3) Don't know 20.2
Missing613 
TOTAL915100.0
206) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MEMBERS OF A CHURCH OR A SYNAGOGUE: Would you describe the congregation's religious views as very conservative, conservative, moderate, liberal, or very liberal? (CONGVIEW)
TOTAL%
1) Very conservative12513.7
2) Conservative38742.3
3) Moderate 28831.5
4) Liberal 697.5
5) Very liberal101.1
6) Don't know 363.9
Missing613 
TOTAL915100.0
207) What is your religious preference: Protestant, Roman Catholic, Jewish or some other religion? (RELIGION)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant 70146.7
2) Roman Catholic39426.3
3) Jewish 412.7
4) Mormon (The Church of Latter Day Saints)161.1
5) Orthodox church (Greek, Russian, etc.)100.7
6) Muslim/Islam60.4
7) Other religion1459.7
8) No preference/Atheist/Agnostic15810.5
9) Don't know 291.9
Missing28 
TOTAL1500100.0
208) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE PROTESTANTS: What specific denomination or faith is that? (DENOM)
TOTAL%
1) Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (Mormon)334.8
2) Southern Baptist Convention14320.7
3) American Baptist Convention131.9
4) National Baptist Convention of America71.0
5) National Baptist Convention, USA40.6
6) Other Baptist243.5
7) Baptist, don't know which denomination497.1
8) Episcopalian294.2
9) Evangelical Lutheran Church in America294.2
10) Missouri Synod Lutheran142.0
11) Other Lutheran40.6
12) Lutheran, don't know which denomination142.0
13) United Methodist Church8912.9
14) A.M.E. Zion Church40.6
15) A.M.E. Church101.4
16) Other Methodist30.4
17) Methodist, don't know which denomination101.4
18) Presbyterian334.8
19) Presbyterian Church (USA)40.6
20) Presbyterian Church in America40.6
21) Other Presbyterian142.0
22) Presbyterian, don't know which denomination101.4
23) United Church of Christ172.5
24) Christian Church81.2
25) Church of the Nazarene152.2
26) Assemblies of God233.3
27) Pentecostal50.7
28) Fundamentalist415.9
29) Nondenominational or independent church121.7
30) Other Protestant273.9
Missing836 
TOTAL692100.0
209) On a scale from 1 to 6, where "1" is very conservative, and "6" is very liberal, where would you place yourself in terms of your religious views? (RELVIEW)
TOTAL%
1) Very conservative16410.7
2) 21714.2
3) 34322.4
4) 32921.5
5) 18712.2
6) Very liberal20413.4
7) Don't know 684.5
8) Refused161.0
TOTAL1528100.0
210) Using the same scale, where "1" is very conservative, and "6" is very liberal, how would you define your political views? (POLVIEW)
TOTAL%
1) Very conservative1459.5
2) 22314.6
3) 34622.6
4) 36123.6
5) 22214.5
6) Very liberal15510.1
7) Don't know 684.5
8) Refused80.5
TOTAL1528100.0
211) Are you currently registered to vote? (REGISTER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 126482.7
2) No 25016.4
3) Don't know 30.2
4) Refused110.7
TOTAL1528100.0
212) In the last election, did you vote for? (VOTEWHO)
TOTAL%
1) Bill Clinton65242.7
2) Bob Dole 33922.2
3) Ross Perot 694.5
4) Someone else281.8
5) Did not vote36223.7
6) Don't know 191.2
7) Refused593.9
TOTAL1528100.0
213) Are you personally acquainted with any political officials? (KNWOFFCL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 39125.6
2) No 112473.6
3) Don't know 70.5
4) Refused60.4
TOTAL1528100.0
214) Do you ever talk about social or political issues with the following? - Family members (TLKFAM)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 121879.7
2) No 30119.7
3) Don't know 80.5
4) Refused10.1
TOTAL1528100.0
215) Do you ever talk about social or political issues with the following? - Friends (TLKFRNDS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 120378.7
2) No 31720.7
3) Don't know 70.5
4) Refused10.1
TOTAL1528100.0
216) Do you ever talk about social or political issues with the following? - People at work (TLKCOWRK)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 71847.0
2) No 68344.7
3) Don't know 1217.9
4) Refused60.4
TOTAL1528100.0
217) Do you ever talk about social or political issues with the following? - People at your church or synagogue (TLKCHRCH)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 45129.5
2) No 100665.8
3) Don't know 654.3
4) Refused60.4
TOTAL1528100.0
218) Do you ever talk about social or political issues with the following? - Members of other community organizations (TLKMMBRS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 43228.3
2) No 105769.2
3) Don't know 362.4
4) Refused30.2
TOTAL1528100.0
219) Do you ever talk about social or political issues with the following? - Neighbors (TLKNGHBR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 76550.1
2) No 74949.0
3) Don't know 120.8
4) Refused20.1
TOTAL1528100.0
220) How many years have you lived at your present address? Would you say... (LNGTHADR)
TOTAL%
1) Less than one20813.6
2) One or two22014.4
3) Three to five29119.0
4) Six to ten23115.1
5) More than ten56937.2
6) Don't know 90.6
TOTAL1528100.0
221) About how many different addresses have you lived at during your lifetime? (NUMADRS)
TOTAL%
1) 241.6
2) 1228.0
3) 19312.6
4) 19212.6
5) 18812.3
6) 1439.4
7) 785.1
8) 815.3
9) 392.6
10) 16010.5
11) 181.2
12) 614.0
13) 140.9
14) 80.5
15) 422.7
16) 80.5
17) 30.2
18) 30.2
19) 10.1
20) 442.9
21) 10.1
22) 10.1
24) 20.1
25) 110.7
26) 10.1
29) 10.1
30) 171.1
33) 10.1
34) 10.1
40) 40.3
45) 30.2
50) 50.3
53) 10.1
98) Don't know 40.3
99) Refused533.5
TOTAL1528100.0
222) How many of the people in your neighborhood do you know well? (KNWNGHBR)
TOTAL%
1) Almost all of them19612.8
2) At least half24916.3
3) Only a few 24315.9
4) Nobody 70446.1
5) Don't know 1217.9
6) Refused140.9
Missing1 
TOTAL1527100.0
223) About how many hours a day do you watch television? (TVHRS)
TOTAL%
0) 573.7
1) 24416.0
2) 40126.2
3) 28018.3
4) 21714.2
5) 1167.6
6) 684.5
7) 191.2
8) 402.6
9) 50.3
10) 271.8
12) 161.0
13) 10.1
14) 10.1
15) 30.2
18) 30.2
60) 10.1
99) Don't know/Refused291.9
TOTAL1528100.0
224) How often do you make personal long-distance telephone calls? (PHONE)
TOTAL%
1) Several times a day563.7
2) About once a day775.0
3) Several times a week29319.2
4) About once a week21914.3
5) Several times a month33221.7
6) Hardly ever53835.2
7) Don't know 120.8
8) Refused10.1
TOTAL1528100.0
225) Do you use the Internet or electronic mail? (INTERNET)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 35022.9
2) No 117076.6
3) Don't know 70.5
4) Refused10.1
TOTAL1528100.0
226) When you were growing up, were your parents... (KIDCLASS)
TOTAL%
1) Very well off financially634.1
2) Fairly comfortable financially48131.5
3) A little squeezed financially58438.2
4) Fairly hard up financially36924.1
5) Don't know 201.3
6) Refused110.7
TOTAL1528100.0
227) When you were growing up, did you mostly live in a central city area, a suburban area, or in a small town or rural area? (KIDCITY)
TOTAL%
1) Central city area42127.6
2) Suburban area45329.6
3) A small town or rural area63541.6
4) Other 90.6
5) Don't know 80.5
6) Refused20.1
TOTAL1528100.0
228) Did either of your parents have a college degree? (PAREDUC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, both 16510.8
2) Yes, father only1509.8
3) Yes, mother only815.3
4) No, neither110272.1
5) Don't know 201.3
6) Refused100.7
TOTAL1528100.0
229) During the past year, have you experienced any of the following? - Being laid off from work (LAIDOFF)
TOTAL%
0) No 142092.9
1) Yes1087.1
TOTAL1528100.0
230) During the past year, have you experienced any of the following? - Being seriously worried about losing your job (WRRYJOB)
TOTAL%
0) No 140792.1
1) Yes1217.9
TOTAL1528100.0
231) During the past year, have you experienced any of the following? - Changing jobs (CHNGEJOB)
TOTAL%
0) No 129184.5
1) Yes23715.5
TOTAL1528100.0
232) During the past year, have you experienced any of the following? - An emotional crisis (EMTNLCRS)
TOTAL%
0) No 126282.6
1) Yes26617.4
TOTAL1528100.0
233) During the past year, have you experienced any of the following? - A serious health or medical problem (HLTHPROB)
TOTAL%
0) No 121879.7
1) Yes31020.3
TOTAL1528100.0
234) During the past year, have you experienced any of the following? - A death in the family (DTHFAM)
TOTAL%
0) No 113974.5
1) Yes38925.5
TOTAL1528100.0
235) During the past year, have you experienced any of the following? - Some other family crisis (FAMCRIS)
TOTAL%
0) No 121379.4
1) Yes31520.6
TOTAL1528100.0
236) If you or someone in your family became seriously ill, do you think you could count on any of the following for help? - Your neighbors (HLPNGHBR)
TOTAL%
0) No 84955.6
1) Yes67944.4
TOTAL1528100.0
237) If you or someone in your family became seriously ill, do you think you could count on any of the following for help? - Members of a church or synagogue (HLPCHRM)
TOTAL%
0) No 92560.5
1) Yes60339.5
TOTAL1528100.0
238) If you or someone in your family became seriously ill, do you think you could count on any of the following for help? - Members of a service club (HLPCLUBM)
TOTAL%
0) No 142193.0
1) Yes1077.0
TOTAL1528100.0
239) If you or someone in your family became seriously ill, do you think you could count on any of the following for help? - Relatives outside your immediate family (HLPEXTFA)
TOTAL%
0) No 70746.3
1) Yes82153.7
TOTAL1528100.0
240) If you or someone in your family became seriously ill, do you think you could count on any of the following for help? - People at work (HLPCOWRK)
TOTAL%
0) No 108571.0
1) Yes44329.0
TOTAL1528100.0
241) If you or someone in your family became seriously ill, do you think you could count on any of the following for help? - Close personal friends (HLPFRNDS)
TOTAL%
0) No 52634.4
1) Yes100265.6
TOTAL1528100.0
242) If you or someone in your family became seriously ill, do you think you could count on any of the following for help? - Social welfare agencies (HLPWLFR)
TOTAL%
0) No 136489.3
1) Yes16410.7
TOTAL1528100.0
243) If you or someone in your family became seriously ill, do you think you could count on any of the following for help? - Nonprofit organizations (HLPORGS)
TOTAL%
0) No 138990.9
1) Yes1399.1
TOTAL1528100.0
244) If you or someone in your family became seriously ill, do you think you could count on any of the following for help? - Volunteers in your community (HLPVLNTR)
TOTAL%
0) No 129985.0
1) Yes22915.0
TOTAL1528100.0
245) Are you currently working full time, part time, going to school, keeping house, or what? (JOB)
TOTAL%
1) Working full time72147.2
2) Working part time1389.0
3) In school 634.1
4) Keeping house16310.7
5) Unemployed, laid off, looking734.8
6) Retired 29419.2
7) Other 352.3
8) Don't know 372.4
9) Refused40.3
TOTAL1528100.0
246) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE WORKING FULL TIME OR ARE WORKING PART TIME: How many hours do you work in a typical week? (WRKHRS)
TOTAL%
1) 0-9 hours141.6
2) 10-19 hours283.3
3) 20-29 hours637.4
4) 30-39 hours8810.3
5) 40-49 hours45453.1
6) 50-59 hours12714.9
7) 60-69 hours607.0
8) 70-79 hours121.4
9) 80 or more hours91.1
Missing673 
TOTAL855100.0
247) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE WORKING FULL TIME OR ARE WORKING PART TIME: Do you work for... (WRKSECTR)
TOTAL%
1) A for-profit organization, such as a business57566.9
2) A private, non-profit organization, such as a community center or church718.3
3) A tax-supported organization, such as a government agency or a school13916.2
4) Other 698.0
5) Don't know 10.1
6) Refused40.5
Missing669 
TOTAL859100.0
248) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE WORKING FULL TIME OR ARE WORKING PART TIME: How long have you worked at your present place of employment? (WRKYRS)
TOTAL%
1) Less than a year12915.0
2) 1 to 2 years12714.8
3) 3 to 5 years19923.2
4) 6 to 10 years15818.4
5) More than 10 years24228.2
6) Don't know 20.2
7) Refused20.2
Missing669 
TOTAL859100.0
249) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE WORKING FULL TIME OR ARE WORKING PART TIME: How many different lines of work have you been in - not counting jobs while you were growing up? (CAREERS)
TOTAL%
1) One 17720.6
2) Two 22826.5
3) Three 22125.7
4) Four 9711.3
5) Five 627.2
6) Six 273.1
7) Seven 111.3
8) Eight or more252.9
9) Don't know 101.2
Missing669 
TOTAL858100.0
250) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE WORKING FULL TIME OR ARE WORKING PART TIME: Most days, when you get home from work, how much energy do you have left for other things; a lot, a little, hardly any, or none? (ENERGY)
TOTAL%
1) A lot 19923.2
2) A little 45152.5
3) Hardly any 15918.5
4) None 445.1
5) Don't know 60.7
Missing669 
TOTAL859100.0
251) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE WORKING FULL TIME OR ARE WORKING PART TIME: How predictable is your daily work schedule? Would you say very predictable, fairly predictable, fairly unpredictable, or very unpredictable? (PREDICT)
TOTAL%
1) Very predictable24828.9
2) Fairly predictable35641.4
3) Fairly unpredictable16218.9
4) Very unpredictable8910.4
5) Don't know 40.5
Missing669 
TOTAL859100.0
252) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE WORKING FULL TIME OR ARE WORKING PART TIME: Are the people you have contact with through your work mostly from your own community or from other places? (WRKCNTCM)
TOTAL%
1) Mostly from own community28433.1
2) Mostly from other places55264.3
3) Don't know 161.9
4) Refused70.8
Missing669 
TOTAL859100.0
253) What is the last grade or class that you completed in school? (SCHOOL)
TOTAL%
1) None, or grade 1-8684.5
2) High school incomplete (grades 9-11)16510.8
3) High school graduate (grade 12 or GED certificate)43928.7
4) Business, technical or vocational school AFTER high school996.5
5) Some college, no 4-year degree36023.6
6) College graduate (B.S., B.A., or other 4-year degree)39726.0
TOTAL1528100.0
254) What is your age? (AGE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL152846.82918
255) Are you currently married, widowed, divorced, separated, or have you never been married? (MARRIED)
TOTAL%
1) Married 90058.9
2) Single 36123.6
3) Divorced 1228.0
4) Separated 171.1
5) Widowed 1228.0
7) Refused60.4
TOTAL1528100.0
256) Have you ever been divorced or separated? (EVRDIVRC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 41026.8
2) No 110272.1
3) Don't know 110.7
4) Refused50.3
TOTAL1528100.0
257) When you got married, about how many people came to your wedding? (WEDDING)
TOTAL%
0) Didn't have a wedding, nobody22114.5
1) Fewer than 1022915.0
2) 10 to 49 22414.7
3) 50 to 99 19913.0
4) 100 to 199 22514.7
5) 200 to 299 1087.1
6) 300 to 499 473.1
7) 500 or more171.1
8) Don't know 25316.6
9) Refused50.3
TOTAL1528100.0
258) Last year, what was your total family income from all sources, before taxes? - Low group (INCOMEA)
TOTAL%
1) Less than $2,000 71.9
2) $2,000 to $2,999 82.1
3) $3,000 to $3,999 92.4
4) $4,000 to $4,999 102.7
5) $5,000 to $5,999 215.6
6) $6,000 to $6,999 256.6
7) $7,000 to $9,999 4511.9
8) $10,000 to $11,999 5013.3
9) $12,000 to $14,999 7018.6
10) $15,000 to $19,99913235.0
Missing1151 
TOTAL377100.0
259) Last year, what was your total family income from all sources, before taxes? - Middle group (INCOMEB)
TOTAL%
1) $20,000 to $24,999 11812.3
2) $25,000 to $29,999 10911.3
3) $30,000 to $34,999 949.8
4) $35,000 to $39,999 12212.7
5) $40,000 to $49,999 14314.8
6) $50,000 to $99,999 29430.5
7) $100,000 or more838.6
Missing565 
TOTAL963100.0
260) Last year, what was your total family income from all sources, before taxes? - High group (INCOMEC)
TOTAL%
1) $40,000 to $44,999 6514.6
2) $45,000 to $49,999 5512.4
3) $50,000 to $59,999 6915.5
4) $60,000 to $69,999 5712.8
5) $70,000 to $74,999 429.5
6) $75,000 to $99,999 8218.5
7) $100,000 to $149,999 5813.1
8) $150,000 or more163.6
Missing1084 
TOTAL444100.0
261) How many children have you ever had? (CHILDREN)
TOTAL%
1) None 34422.9
2) One 23415.6
3) Two 41327.5
4) Three 26517.6
5) Four 1157.7
6) Five 664.4
7) Six 231.5
8) Seven 201.3
9) Eight or more231.5
Missing25 
TOTAL1503100.0
262) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE CHILDREN: How many of these children are currently living with you in your home? (CHILDLIV)
TOTAL%
1) None 26139.0
2) One 25337.8
3) Two 8612.9
4) Three 477.0
5) Four 142.1
6) Five 50.7
7) Six 10.1
8) Seven 20.3
Missing859 
TOTAL669100.0
263) Are you, yourself, of Hispanic or Latino background, such as Mexican, Puerto Rican, Cuban, or some other Spanish background? (HISPANIC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 1127.4
2) No 140592.6
Missing11 
TOTAL1517100.0
264) What is your race? Are you white, black, Asian, or some other race? (RACE)
TOTAL%
1) White 120278.7
2) Black or African American26117.1
3) Other or mixed race654.3
TOTAL1528100.0
265) Were you born in the United States or in another country? (BORNUS)
TOTAL%
1) United States140391.8
2) Other country1228.0
3) Don't know 30.2
TOTAL1528100.0
266) Was your mother born in the United States or in another country? (MOMBRNUS)
TOTAL%
1) United States128884.3
2) Other country23515.4
3) Don't know 40.3
4) Refused10.1
TOTAL1528100.0
267) Was your father born in the United States or in another country? (DADBRNUS)
TOTAL%
1) United States128083.8
2) Other country24215.8
3) Don't know 50.3
4) Refused10.1
TOTAL1528100.0
268) Record gender (SEX)
TOTAL%
0) Female 75249.2
1) Male77650.8
TOTAL1528100.0
269) RESPONDENT'S STATE (STATE)
TOTAL%
14) 241.6
21) 15610.2
22) 483.1
23) 614.0
24) 402.6
26) 140.9
27) 161.0
31) 865.6
32) 543.5
33) 241.6
34) 654.3
41) 241.6
42) 161.0
44) 80.5
46) 80.5
48) 80.5
51) 644.2
52) 563.7
53) 80.5
54) 563.7
55) 322.1
56) 241.6
57) 785.1
58) 322.1
59) 231.5
62) 161.0
63) 161.0
64) 815.3
72) 402.6
73) 161.0
74) 171.1
77) 322.1
78) 291.9
81) 21614.1
82) 80.5
83) 322.1
TOTAL1528100.0
270) WEIGHT1 (WEIGHT1)
TOTAL%
1) 64942.5
2) 41827.4
3) 22314.6
4) 1137.4
5) 573.7
6) 684.5
TOTAL1528100.0
271) WEIGHT2 (WEIGHT2)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1528217.224134
272) I-SEX: (for use with on-line analysis) Record gender (I-SEX)
TOTAL%
0) Female 75249.2
1) Male77650.8
TOTAL1528100.0
273) I-RACE: (for use with on-line analysis) What is your race? Are you white, black, Asian, or some other race? (I-RACE)
TOTAL%
1) White 120278.7
2) Black or African American26117.1
3) Other or mixed race654.3
TOTAL1528100.0
274) I-MARRIED: (recoded for use with on-line analysis) Are you currently married, widowed, divorced, separated, or have you never been married? (I-MARRIED)
TOTAL%
1) Married 90059.1
2) Single 36123.7
3) Divorced 1228.0
4) Separated 171.1
5) Widowed 1228.0
Missing6 
TOTAL1522100.0
275) I-CITYSIZE: (for use with on-line analysis) Do you live in a central city area, a suburban area, or in a small town or rural area? (I-CITYSIZE)
TOTAL%
1) Central city area39125.6
2) A suburban area63341.4
3) A small town or rural area48831.9
4) Other 50.3
5) Don't know 110.7
TOTAL1528100.0
276) I-POLVIEW: (recoded for use with on-line analysis) Using the same scale, where "1" is very conservative, and "6" is very liberal, how would you define your political views? (I-POLVIEW)
TOTAL%
0) Cons36824.1
1) Mod70746.3
2) Lib37724.7
3) DK/RF765.0
TOTAL1528100.0
277) I-SCHOOL: (recoded for use with on-line analysis) What is the last grade or class that you completed in school? (I-SCHOOL)
TOTAL%
0) 11 or less23315.2
1) Highschool43928.7
2) Bus/tech996.5
3) Sm college36023.6
4) College39726.0
TOTAL1528100.0
278) I-AGE: (recoded for use with on-line analysis) What is your age? (I-AGE)
TOTAL%
0) 18-3030920.2
1) 31-4551133.4
2) 46-5931220.4
3) 60+39625.9
TOTAL1528100.0
279) I-RELIGION: (recoded for use with on-line analysis) What is your religious preference: Protestant, Roman Catholic, Jewish or some other religion? (I-RELIGION)
TOTAL%
0) Protestant70147.7
1) Catholic39426.8
2) Jew412.8
3) Other17712.0
4) None15810.7
Missing57 
TOTAL1471100.0