Detroit Area Study, 1971: Social Problems and Social Change in Detroit

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) Project number (V1)
TOTAL%
6822) 1881100.0
TOTAL1881100.0
2) 1971 DAS interview number (V2)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1881941543
3) Sex of interviewer (V5)
TOTAL%
1) Male: 'M' appears to right of interviewer's name.19010.1
2) Female: 'F' appears to right of interviewer's name.169189.9
TOTAL1881100.0
4) Race of interviewer (V6)
TOTAL%
1) Black: 'B' appears to right of interviewer's name.30416.2
2) White: 'W' appears to right of interviewer's name.157783.8
TOTAL1881100.0
5) Segment number (V7)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL18814149.4782824
6) Racial stratum of segment (V8)
TOTAL%
0) 41221.9
1) 28114.9
2) 432.3
3) 281.5
4) 1598.5
5) 42822.8
6) 29715.8
7) 261.4
8) 462.4
9) 1618.6
TOTAL1881100.0
7) Line number (V9)
TOTAL%
1) 22211.8
2) 22111.7
3) 22011.7
4) 21211.3
5) 19710.5
6) 18910.0
7) 1166.2
8) 884.7
9) 733.9
10) 693.7
11) 603.2
12) 522.8
13) 281.5
14) 281.5
15) 301.6
16) 160.9
17) 140.7
18) 130.7
19) 40.2
20) 50.3
21) 60.3
22) 20.1
23) 50.3
24) 30.2
25) 20.1
26) 10.1
27) 10.1
28) 10.1
29) 10.1
31) 10.1
32) 10.1
TOTAL1881100.0
8) Letter appearing in col. 22 (V10)
TOTAL%
0) No letter appears after number186599.1
1) A150.8
6) F10.1
TOTAL1881100.0
9) City or town (V11)
TOTAL%
1) Allen Park50.3
2) Berkeley80.4
3) Birmingham311.6
4) Bloomfield Twp.231.2
5) Centerline130.7
6) Clawson221.2
7) Clinton Twp.321.7
8) Dearborn593.1
9) Dearborn Heights402.1
10) Detroit81943.5
11) East Detroit90.5
12) Ecorse60.3
13) Farmington Twp.291.5
14) Ferndale60.3
15) Garden City271.4
17) Grosse Pointe Woods191.0
18) Hamtramck60.3
19) Hazel Park140.7
20) Highland Park231.2
21) Inkster140.7
22) Lathrop Village130.7
23) Lincoln Park331.8
24) Livonia492.6
25) Madison Heights40.2
26) Melvindale130.7
27) Oak Park191.0
28) Pleasant Ridge110.6
29) Redford Twp613.2
30) Riverview110.6
31) Roseville442.3
32) Royal Oak552.9
33) St. Clair Shores613.2
34) Southfield452.4
35) Southgate201.1
36) Sterling Heights271.4
37) Taylor60.3
38) Trenton351.9
39) Troy130.7
40) Warren955.1
41) Wayne110.6
42) Westland301.6
43) Wyandotte201.1
TOTAL1881100.0
10) Congressional district (V12)
TOTAL%
1) 19010.1
12) 29115.5
13) 19110.2
14) 1638.7
15) 1699.0
16) 22411.9
17) 23612.5
18) 26314.0
19) 1548.2
TOTAL1881100.0
11) Single or multiple dwelling units. Are there any other dwelling units at the sample address that are not already listed on the segment listing sheet? (V13)
TOTAL%
1) Yes-there are _____ total dwelling units301.6
2) No179898.4
Missing53 
TOTAL1828100.0
12) Number of dwelling units (V14)
TOTAL%
2) Two total dwelling units2288.0
3) Three total dwelling units312.0
Missing1856 
TOTAL25100.0
13) Final outcome (V15)
TOTAL%
1) Interview completed successfully1881100.0
TOTAL1881100.0
14) Total number of calls at dwelling unit (V16)
TOTAL%
1) One call44924.4
2) Two calls52028.3
3) Three calls31717.2
4) Four calls20110.9
5) Five calls1166.3
6) Six calls814.4
7) Seven calls593.2
8) Eight or more calls955.2
Missing43 
TOTAL1838100.0
15) Total number of refusals (V17)
TOTAL%
0) No refusals; or inapplicable151482.7
1) One refusal24913.6
2) Two refusals462.5
3) Three refusals170.9
4) Four refusals40.2
5) Five refusals10.1
Missing50 
TOTAL1831100.0
16) Total number of refusals to males (V18)
TOTAL%
0) No refusals to males; or inapplicable179597.6
1) One refusal to males351.9
2) Two refusals80.4
3) Three refusals20.1
Missing41 
TOTAL1840100.0
17) Total number of refusals to females (V19)
TOTAL%
0) No NAHs or RAs; or inapplicable65835.9
1) One NAH or RA51227.9
2) Two NAH or RA26314.3
3) Three NAH or RA1478.0
4) Four NAH or RA1005.5
5) Five NAH or RA633.4
6) Six NAH or RA271.5
7) Seven NAH or RA271.5
8) Eight or more NAHs RAs372.0
Missing47 
TOTAL1834100.0
18) Month of first call (V20)
TOTAL%
4) April36726.4
5) May46433.3
6) June34024.4
7) July17412.5
8) August473.4
Missing489 
TOTAL1392100.0
19) Day of month of first call (V21)
TOTAL%
1) 221.6
2) 201.4
3) 292.1
4) 372.7
5) 282.0
6) 392.8
7) 372.7
8) 624.5
9) 312.2
10) 443.2
11) 130.9
12) 876.3
13) 221.6
14) 584.2
15) 322.3
16) 332.4
17) 352.5
18) 483.4
19) 483.4
20) 453.2
21) 463.3
22) 292.1
23) 503.6
24) 261.9
25) 312.2
26) 1349.6
27) 966.9
28) 876.3
29) 604.3
30) 584.2
31) 50.4
Missing489 
TOTAL1392100.0
20) Hour of day of last call (V22)
TOTAL%
1) 8 a.m. - 10:59 a.m.22112.2
2) 11 a.m. - 12:59 p.m.35819.8
3) 1 p.m - 3:59 p.m.53929.7
4) 4 p.m. - 6:59 p.m.37420.6
5) 7 p.m. - 9:59 p.m.30817.0
6) 10 p.m. - 12 midnight120.7
Missing69 
TOTAL1812100.0
21) Month of last call (V23)
TOTAL%
1) September432.4
4) April26914.7
5) May57731.6
6) June43023.5
7) July34618.9
8) August1618.8
Missing55 
TOTAL1826100.0
22) Day of month of last call (V24)
TOTAL%
1) 874.8
2) 703.8
3) 553.0
4) 341.9
5) 492.7
6) 452.5
7) 633.5
8) 653.6
9) 422.3
10) 663.6
11) 372.0
12) 703.8
13) 543.0
14) 673.7
15) 432.4
16) 442.4
17) 512.8
18) 412.2
19) 723.9
20) 583.2
21) 573.1
22) 392.1
23) 502.7
24) 713.9
25) 492.7
26) 925.0
27) 955.2
28) 814.4
29) 904.9
30) 723.9
31) 150.8
Missing57 
TOTAL1824100.0
23) Day of week of last call (V25)
TOTAL%
1) Monday28815.8
2) Tuesday32217.7
3) Wednesday32117.6
4) Thursday33918.6
5) Friday22712.5
6) Saturday26214.4
7) Sunday643.5
Missing58 
TOTAL1823100.0
24) Was interview broken off and completed at a later date? (V26)
TOTAL%
0) No: No indication interview was broken off and completed later; (or inapplicable: non-interview)181498.5
1) Completed on the same day.40.2
2) Completed next day.80.4
3) Completed two days to a week later.130.7
4) Completed more than a week later.20.1
Missing40 
TOTAL1841100.0
25) Selection table letter (V27)
TOTAL%
1) A30416.2
2) B11678.9
3) B21638.7
4) C30216.1
5) D31316.6
6) E11668.8
7) E21508.0
8) F31616.8
TOTAL1881100.0
26) Questionnaire form (V28)
TOTAL%
1) A93449.7
2) B94750.3
TOTAL1881100.0
27) Race of household (by observation) (V29)
TOTAL%
1) Black40721.7
2) White146177.9
3) Mixed black and white household50.3
4) Oriental10.1
5) Mexican, Puerto Rican, Chicano10.1
Missing6 
TOTAL1875100.0
28) Was any information about the household composition ascertained? (V30)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, information listed in one or more parts of the listing1881100.0
TOTAL1881100.0
29) Respondent's relation to head (V31)
TOTAL%
1) Respondent is head110358.6
2) Respondent's husband is head67936.1
3) Respondent's sibling (or sibling-in-law) is head70.4
4) Respondent's parent (or parent-in-law) is head552.9
5) Respondent's grandparent (or grandparent-in-law) is head10.1
6) Respondent's son/daughter (or son/daughter-in-law) is head191.0
7) Respondent's other relative (not classified in coded 2-6 above) is head20.1
8) Non-relative of respondent is head150.8
TOTAL1881100.0
30) Respondent's marital status (V32)
TOTAL%
1) Married (M)135472.0
2) Single (Si)1508.0
3) Divorced (D)1055.6
4) Separated (Sep)764.0
5) Widowed (W)19610.4
TOTAL1881100.0
31) Sex of R (V33)
TOTAL%
1) Male (M)82844.0
2) Female (F)105356.0
TOTAL1881100.0
32) Age of respondent (V34)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL186644.10715
33) Age in decades (V35)
TOTAL%
2) 40821.9
3) 37620.2
4) 41522.3
5) 34318.4
6) 19410.4
7) 1085.8
8) 201.1
Missing17 
TOTAL1864100.0
34) Adult no. of respondent (V36)
TOTAL%
1) 109258.1
2) 70537.5
3) 743.9
4) 90.5
5) 10.1
TOTAL1881100.0
35) Sex of respondent's spouse (V37)
TOTAL%
1) Male (M)68050.6
2) Female (F)66449.4
Missing537 
TOTAL1344100.0
36) Age of respondent's spouse (V38)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL133343.28114
37) Age of respondent's spouse decades (V39)
TOTAL%
1) 100.8
2) 25819.4
3) 28221.2
4) 34626.0
5) 26119.6
6) 1299.7
7) 403.0
8) 70.5
Missing548 
TOTAL1333100.0
38) Marital status of head (V40)
TOTAL%
1) Married (M)5456.3
2) Single (Si)55.2
3) Divorced (D)1010.4
4) Separated (Sep)88.3
5) Widowed (W)1919.8
Missing1785 
TOTAL96100.0
39) Sex of head (V41)
TOTAL%
1) Male (M)6667.3
2) Female (F)3232.7
Missing1783 
TOTAL98100.0
40) Age of head (V42)
TOTAL%
19) 11.1
21) 11.1
23) 22.1
24) 11.1
25) 11.1
26) 11.1
28) 11.1
31) 11.1
32) 11.1
35) 11.1
37) 11.1
39) 11.1
43) 11.1
44) 11.1
45) 44.2
46) 66.3
47) 33.2
48) 22.1
49) 22.1
50) 55.3
51) 33.2
52) 44.2
53) 33.2
54) 44.2
55) 66.3
56) 11.1
58) 22.1
59) 22.1
60) 44.2
61) 22.1
62) 33.2
63) 33.2
64) 11.1
65) 11.1
66) 22.1
67) 22.1
69) 11.1
70) 22.1
71) 22.1
72) 11.1
73) 11.1
76) 22.1
77) 22.1
78) 11.1
84) 11.1
85) 11.1
88) 11.1
Missing1786 
TOTAL95100.0
41) Age of head in decades (V43)
TOTAL%
1) 11.1
2) 77.4
3) 55.3
4) 1920.0
5) 3031.6
6) 1920.0
7) 1111.6
8) 33.2
Missing1786 
TOTAL95100.0
42) Relation to head -- other Adult 1 (V44)
TOTAL%
1) Spouse of head3715.4
2) Sibling (or sibling-in-law) of head2410.0
3) Parent (or parent-in-law) of head3514.5
4) Grandparent (or grandparent-in-law) of head31.2
5) Son/daughter (or son/daughter-in-law) of head14258.9
Missing1640 
TOTAL241100.0
43) Sex -- other Adult 1 (V45)
TOTAL%
1) Male (M)11941.8
2) Female (F)16658.2
Missing1596 
TOTAL285100.0
44) Age -- other Adult 1 (V46)
TOTAL%
2) 21-29 years old14552.3
3) 30-39 years old269.4
4) 40-49 years old2810.1
5) 50-59 years old279.7
6) 60-69 years old207.2
7) 70-79 years old196.9
8) 80 or over124.3
Missing1604 
TOTAL277100.0
45) Relation to head -- other Adult 2 (V47)
TOTAL%
1) Spouse of head24.3
2) Sibling (or sibling-in-law) of head510.6
3) Parent (or parent-in-law) of head510.6
5) Son/daughter (or son/daughter-in-law) of head2757.4
7) Other relative not classified in codes 1-624.3
8) Non-relative of head612.8
Missing1834 
TOTAL47100.0
46) Sex -- other Adult 2 (V48)
TOTAL%
1) Male (M)1634.0
2) Female (F)3166.0
Missing1834 
TOTAL47100.0
47) Age- other adult 2 (V49)
TOTAL%
2) 21-29 years old3167.4
3) 30-39 years old36.5
4) 40-49 years old36.5
5) 50-59 years old24.3
6) 60-69 years old36.5
7) 70-79 years old36.5
8) 80 or over12.2
Missing1835 
TOTAL46100.0
48) Total persons in dwelling unit (V50)
TOTAL%
1) One21811.6
2) Two48625.8
3) Three30816.4
4) Four34618.4
5) Five25613.6
6) Six1266.7
7) Seven633.3
8) Eight or more784.1
TOTAL1881100.0
49) Adults 21+ in dwelling unit (V51)
TOTAL%
1) One39220.8
2) Two125666.8
3) Three19510.4
4) Four291.5
5) Five70.4
6) Six20.1
TOTAL1881100.0
50) Adult males 21+ in dwelling unit (V52)
TOTAL%
0) None (or inapplicable)32717.4
1) One141275.1
2) Two1256.6
3) Three120.6
4) Four20.1
5) Five20.1
Missing1 
TOTAL1880100.0
51) Persons 19-20 in dwelling unit (V53)
TOTAL%
0) None (or inapplicable)169290.0
1) One1688.9
2) Two201.1
3) Three10.1
TOTAL1881100.0
52) Sex of selected child (V54)
TOTAL%
1) Male (M)26141.8
2) Female (F)35456.6
3) Unknown Code30.5
4) Unknown Code30.5
5) Unknown Code20.3
6) Unknown Code20.3
Missing1256 
TOTAL625100.0
53) Age of selected child in years (V55)
TOTAL%
0) Less than one year old325.3
1) One year old294.8
2) Two years old254.1
3) Three years old294.8
4) Four years old457.4
5) Five years old355.7
6) Six years old355.7
7) Seven years old406.6
8) Eight years old315.1
9) Nine years old376.1
10) 10 years old355.7
11) 11 years old254.1
12) 12 years old223.6
13) 13 years old294.8
14) 14 years old355.7
15) 15 years old345.6
16) 16 years old396.4
17) 17 years old355.7
18) 18 years old172.8
Missing1272 
TOTAL609100.0
54) Age of selected child in months (V56)
TOTAL%
1) One month or less35.5
2) Two months35.5
4) Four months47.3
5) Five months47.3
6) Six months610.9
7) Seven months11.8
8) Eight months23.6
9) Nine months47.3
11) 11 years old47.3
12) 12 years old35.5
13) 13 years old23.6
14) 14 years old23.6
15) 15 years old35.5
16) 16 years old11.8
18) 18 months712.7
20) 20 months47.3
21) 21 months11.8
22) 22 months11.8
Missing1826 
TOTAL55100.0
55) Number of persons 18 and under in dwelling unit (V57)
TOTAL%
0) None (or inapplicable)77941.4
1) One31516.7
2) Two32717.4
3) Three22912.2
4) Four1176.2
5) Five532.8
6) Six341.8
7) Seven150.8
8) Eight or more120.6
TOTAL1881100.0
56) Number of males 18 and under in dwelling unit (V58)
TOTAL%
0) None (or inapplicable)104655.7
1) One44023.4
2) Two24413.0
3) Three965.1
4) Four351.9
5) Five110.6
6) Six40.2
7) Seven10.1
8) Eight or more20.1
Missing2 
TOTAL1879100.0
57) Number of 0-5 in dwelling unit (V59)
TOTAL%
0) None (or inapplicable)135071.8
1) One32917.5
2) Two1497.9
3) Three331.8
4) Four150.8
5) Five20.1
7) Seven10.1
Missing2 
TOTAL1879100.0
58) Number of 6-12 in dwelling unit (V60)
TOTAL%
0) None (or inapplicable)127167.6
1) One31016.5
2) Two1869.9
3) Three683.6
4) Four361.9
5) Five70.4
6) Six10.1
7) Seven10.1
Missing1 
TOTAL1880100.0
59) Number of 13-18 in dwelling unit (V61)
TOTAL%
0) None (or inapplicable)131169.7
1) One33417.8
2) Two1638.7
3) Three542.9
4) Four150.8
5) Five30.2
Missing1 
TOTAL1880100.0
60) Race of interviewer -- Mention 2 (V62)
TOTAL%
1) Black11331.7
2) White24468.3
Missing1524 
TOTAL357100.0
61) Now here is a list of organizations and groups that people have different opinions about. After each one, would you tell me if, in your opinion, it is doing a good job, just a fair job or a poor job. First, how about the radio and TV networks? (V63)
TOTAL%
1) Good82746.2
2) Fair78143.6
3) Poor18310.2
Missing90 
TOTAL1791100.0
62) How about most high schools in this country? Are they doing a good job, just a fair job or a poor job? (V64)
TOTAL%
1) Good49928.9
2) Fair79846.2
3) Poor43124.9
Missing153 
TOTAL1728100.0
63) How about most doctors? Are they doing a good job, just a fair job or a poor job? (V65)
TOTAL%
1) Good113862.6
2) Fair54029.7
3) Poor1407.7
Missing63 
TOTAL1818100.0
64) How about most colleges? Are they doing a good job, just a fair job or a poor job? (V66)
TOTAL%
1) Good68542.2
2) Fair70643.5
3) Poor23314.3
Missing257 
TOTAL1624100.0
65) How about most scientists? Are they doing a good job, just a fair job or a poor job? (V67)
TOTAL%
1) Good128378.2
2) Fair30618.7
3) Poor513.1
Missing241 
TOTAL1640100.0
66) How about most federal courts? Are they doing a good job, just a fair job or a poor job? (V68)
TOTAL%
1) Good40524.0
2) Fair77545.9
3) Poor50830.1
Missing193 
TOTAL1688100.0
67) How about the Boy Scouts? Are they doing a good job, just a fair job or a poor job? (V69)
TOTAL%
1) Good154987.6
2) Fair1729.7
3) Poor482.7
Missing112 
TOTAL1769100.0
68) How about most of Michigan's state officials? Are they doing a good job, just a fair job or a poor job? (V70)
TOTAL%
1) Good38722.0
2) Fair94153.4
3) Poor43424.6
Missing119 
TOTAL1762100.0
69) As some people see it, there are different kinds of things the government has to do. The government has to provide help for people. The government also has to make people carry their share of the burdens and make sacrifices. Which one of these statements comes closest to your own opinion about this? (V71)
TOTAL%
1) The help and service that the public gets from the government is worth what it asks from the public53729.1
2) The government asks more from the public than it gives in help and services97652.9
3) The public gets more from the government than it gives the government33118.0
Missing37 
TOTAL1844100.0
70) In our country, the Constitution guarantees the right of free speech to everyone. In your opinion, does this include the right for someone to make speeches criticizing what the President does? (V72)
TOTAL%
1) Yes139574.5
2) Unsure311.7
3) No44623.8
Missing9 
TOTAL1872100.0
71) In your opinion, does the right of free speech include the right for someone to make speeches against religion? (V73)
TOTAL%
1) Yes111059.3
2) Unsure261.4
3) No73739.3
Missing8 
TOTAL1873100.0
72) In your opinion, does the right of free speech include the right for someone to make speeches in favor of fascism or dictatorship? (V74)
TOTAL%
1) Yes89347.8
2) Unsure844.5
3) No89247.7
Missing12 
TOTAL1869100.0
73) In your opinion, does the right of free speech include the right for someone to make speeches in favor of Communism (V75)
TOTAL%
1) Yes82143.9
2) Unsure512.7
3) No99853.4
Missing11 
TOTAL1870100.0
74) Interview form (V76)
TOTAL%
1) Form A (blue cover)93649.8
2) Form B (yellow cover)94550.2
TOTAL1881100.0
75) Here are two statements. Will you tell me which one you agree with more? (V77)
TOTAL%
1) First, the younger generation should be taught by their elders to do what is right.90948.6
2) Second, the younger generations should be taught to think for themselves even if their elders disapprove.90548.4
3) Agree with both or neither; conflict response.573.0
Missing10 
TOTAL1871100.0
76) How do you think your (father/mother; parent of same sex as respondent) would have answered this question when you were growing up? Which one would (he/she) have agreed with more? (V78)
TOTAL%
1) First, the younger generation should be taught by their elders to do what is right.77082.5
2) Second, the younger generations should be taught to think for themselves even if their elders disapprove.15716.8
3) Agree with both or neither; conflict response.60.6
Missing948 
TOTAL933100.0
77) People feel differently about making changes in the way our country is run. Which of these four statements do you think is best? (V79)
TOTAL%
1) We should rarely, if ever, make changes in the way our country is run.151.6
2) We should be very cautious of making changes in the way our country is run.39342.3
3) We should feel free to make changes in the way our country is run.29331.6
4) We must constantly make changes in the way our country is run.22324.0
5) Can't decide between alternatives; conflict response.40.4
Missing953 
TOTAL928100.0
78) People feel differently about making changes in the way our country is run. Which of these two statements do you think is best? (V80)
TOTAL%
1) We should be very cautious of making changes in the way our country is run.58662.7
2) We should feel free to make changes in the way our country is run.34136.5
3) Can't decide between alternatives: conflict response.80.9
Missing946 
TOTAL935100.0
79) Which one of these two kinds of men would make the best official for a town or city government? (V81)
TOTAL%
1) A man who is as much like the average person in the town as possible, so that he can understand and help the common man.106757.5
2) A man who is superior to the average man in order to make wise decisions for the town76541.2
3) Both types; conflict response.241.3
Missing25 
TOTAL1856100.0
80) Which of these two statements do you agree with more? (V82)
TOTAL%
1) The founding fathers had so much wisdom that our Constitution handles most modern problems very well.44724.2
2) While the founding fathers were very wise, the Constitution they wrote needs frequent changes to bring it up to date .138875.1
3) Agrees or disagrees with both; conflict response.130.7
Missing33 
TOTAL1848100.0
81) Many people feel The Star-Spangled Banner is difficult to sing. If a new and appropriate national anthem were written, would you object to substituting it for The Star-Spangled Banner? (V83)
TOTAL%
1) Yes (would object)102755.2
2) No (would not object)82744.5
3) Both objects and does not object; conflict response60.3
Missing21 
TOTAL1860100.0
82) Of all the ways of getting news about government officials and bureaus, which would you say you depend on the most -- newspaper, radio or television? (V84)
TOTAL%
1) Newspapers75941.2
2) Radio18410.0
3) Television74340.4
4) Newspapers and television equally.512.8
5) Any other combination of TV, radio or newspapers.935.1
6) Magazines, journals, etc.110.6
Missing40 
TOTAL1841100.0
83) Have you ever helped campaign for a party or candidate during an election -- like putting in time or contributing money? (V85)
TOTAL%
1) Yes61432.7
2) No126267.3
Missing5 
TOTAL1876100.0
84) What did you do? Helped with campaign -- Mention 1 (V86)
TOTAL%
1) Ran for office or is/was an elected official.20.3
2) Party or precinct official; include higher level party work, e.g., 'gave open house for candidate'6210.4
3) Low-level party or campaign work: Passed out literature, canvassed, made phone calls, took around a petition, typed.36561.0
4) Contributed money.14924.9
5) Attended rallies, listened to speeches.20.3
6) Signed a petition.10.2
7) Minimal activity: Talked to my friends, put a bumper sticker on my car.172.8
Missing1283 
TOTAL598100.0
85) Helped with campaign -- Mention 2 (V87)
TOTAL%
1) Ran for office or is/was an elected official.21.5
2) Party or precinct official; include higher level party work, e.g., 'gave open house for candidate'53.7
3) Low-level party or campaign work: Passed out literature, canvassed, made phone calls, took around a petition, typed5842.6
4) Contributed money.5137.5
5) Attended rallies, listened to speeches.64.4
6) Signed a petition.10.7
7) Minimal activity: Talked to my friends, put a bumper sticker on my car.139.6
Missing1745 
TOTAL136100.0
86) I'm going to read to you several statements, and I'd like to find out how you feel about them. After each one please tell me whether you agree with it or not. (Q.A25) The first statement is: 'Most people don't really care what happens to the next fellow.' (Q.B18) I'm going to read you a statement on another subject. Please tell me whether you agree or disagree with it. 'Most people don't really care what happens to the next fellow.' (V88)
TOTAL%
1) Agree94250.2
2) Unsure673.6
3) Disagree86746.2
Missing5 
TOTAL1876100.0
87) Would you say you mostly agree or mostly disagree? (Q.A25a, Q.B18a) (V89)
TOTAL%
1) Agree2639.4
2) Still unsure1522.7
3) Disagree2537.9
Missing1815 
TOTAL66100.0
88) (Q.A26) Would you say you mostly agree or mostly disagree: 'Children born today have a wonderful future to look forward to.' (Q.B22) Do you agree or disagree with this statement: 'Children born today have a wonderful future to look forward to.' (V90)
TOTAL%
1) Agree94350.3
2) Unsure20010.7
3) Disagree73139.0
Missing7 
TOTAL1874100.0
89) Would you say you mostly agree or mostly disagree? (Q.A26a, Q.B22a) (V91)
TOTAL%
1) Agree10252.0
2) Still unsure4120.9
3) Disagree5327.0
Missing1685 
TOTAL196100.0
90) How about: 'Nowadays a person has to live pretty much for today and let tomorrow take care of itself.' Would you say you agree or disagree? (Q.B26) Do you agree or disagree with this statement: 'Nowadays a person has to live pretty much for today and let tomorrow take care of itself.' (Q.A27) (V92)
TOTAL%
1) Agree73439.1
2) Still unsure522.8
3) Disagree108958.1
Missing6 
TOTAL1875100.0
91) Would you say you mostly agree or mostly disagree? (Q.A27a, Q.B26a) (V93)
TOTAL%
1) Agree1428.0
2) Still unsure1530.0
3) Disagree2142.0
Missing1831 
TOTAL50100.0
92) How about: 'The chances are very good that someday we'll have another depression as bad as the one in the thirties.' Would you say you agree or disagree? (Q.A28) (V94)
TOTAL%
1) Agree85545.6
2) Unsure1749.3
3) Disagree84445.1
Missing8 
TOTAL1873100.0
93) Would you say you mostly agree or mostly disagree? (Q.A28a) (V95)
TOTAL%
1) Agree6137.0
2) Still unsure4326.1
3) Disagree6137.0
Missing1716 
TOTAL165100.0
94) We'd like to know what people think of government jobs and government workers. If these jobs are about the same in kind of work, pay, and so forth, which has the most prestige? (Q.B29) (V96)
TOTAL%
1) A stenographer in a life insurance company29933.1
2) A stenographer in the city tax assessor's office53759.5
3) No difference677.4
Missing978 
TOTAL903100.0
95) We'd like to know what people think of government jobs and government workers. If these jobs are about the same in kind of work, pay, and so forth, which has the most prestige? (Q.B30) (V97)
TOTAL%
1) An accountant in the Detroit department of public works36840.4
2) An accountant in a private accounting firm50054.9
3) No difference434.7
Missing970 
TOTAL911100.0
96) We'd like to know what people think of government jobs and government workers. If these jobs are about the same in kind of work, pay, and so forth, which has the most prestige? (Q.B31) (V98)
TOTAL%
1) A night watchman in a bank40945.2
2) A night watchman in the city hall41846.2
3) No difference778.5
Missing977 
TOTAL904100.0
97) We'd like to know what people think of government jobs and government workers. If these jobs are about the same in kind of work, pay, and so forth, which has the most prestige? (Q.B32) (V99)
TOTAL%
1) A doctor in the Detroit receiving hospital30233.1
2) A doctor who is on the staff of a private hospital55761.1
3) No difference535.8
Missing969 
TOTAL912100.0
98) Respondent's marital status (V100)
TOTAL%
1) Married (M)135271.9
2) Single (S)1457.7
3) Divorced (D)1085.7
4) Separated (Sep)794.2
5) Widowed (W)19710.5
TOTAL1881100.0
99) We would like to know how you and your (husband/wife) divide up some of the family jobs. Here is a list of different ways of dividing up jobs. Now, who does the grocery shopping? (Q34) (V101)
TOTAL%
1) Husband always795.9
2) Husband more than wife695.2
3) Husband and wife exactly the same28721.5
4) Wife more than husband31123.3
5) Wife always58844.1
Missing547 
TOTAL1334100.0
100) Ask of married male respondent's (Q35a) Who gets your breakfast on work days? (Q35b. Ask of married female respondents) who gets your husband's breakfast on work days? (V102)
TOTAL%
1) Husband always39729.8
2) Husband more than wife523.9
3) Husband and wife exactly the same644.8
4) Wife more than husband1057.9
5) Wife always70252.7
6) Hypothetical: husband always20.2
7) Hypothetical: husband more than wife10.1
9) Hypothetical: wife more than husband10.1
10) Hypothetical: wife always80.6
Missing549 
TOTAL1332100.0
101) Who does the evening dishes? (Q36) (V103)
TOTAL%
1) Husband always221.7
2) Husband more than wife120.9
3) Husband and wife exactly the same1309.8
4) Wife more than husband18614.0
5) Wife always96472.8
8) Hypothetical: husband and wife exactly the same10.1
10) Hypothetical: wife always90.7
Missing557 
TOTAL1324100.0
102) Who straightens up the living-room when company is coming? (Q37) (V104)
TOTAL%
1) Husband always191.4
2) Husband more than wife120.9
3) Husband and wife exactly the same22817.1
4) Wife more than husband23617.7
5) Wife always83762.8
10) Hypothetical: wife always10.1
Missing548 
TOTAL1333100.0
103) Who repairs things around the house? (Q38) (V105)
TOTAL%
1) Husband always91168.8
2) Husband more than wife21015.9
3) Husband and wife exactly the same886.6
4) Wife more than husband453.4
5) Wife always675.1
6) Hypothetical: husband always20.2
9) Hypothetical: wife more than husband10.1
Missing557 
TOTAL1324100.0
104) Who keeps track of the money and the bills? (Q39) (V106)
TOTAL%
1) Husband always35326.4
2) Husband more than wife1098.1
3) Husband and wife exactly the same31023.2
4) Wife more than husband1299.6
5) Wife always43732.7
Missing543 
TOTAL1338100.0
105) In your family, who usually makes the final decision about what car to get? (Q40) (V107)
TOTAL%
1) Husband always77358.3
2) Husband more than wife16012.1
3) Husband and wife exactly the same31223.5
4) Wife more than husband201.5
5) Wife always564.2
6) Hypothetical: husband always30.2
7) Hypothetical: husband more than wife20.2
Missing555 
TOTAL1326100.0
106) In your family, who usually makes the final decision about whether or not to buy some life insurance? (Q41) (V108)
TOTAL%
1) Husband always59945.1
2) Husband more than wife13510.2
3) Husband and wife exactly the same46334.9
4) Wife more than husband443.3
5) Wife always866.5
8) Hypothetical: husband and wife exactly the same10.1
Missing553 
TOTAL1328100.0
107) In your family, who usually makes the final decision about what house or apartment to take? (Q42) (V109)
TOTAL%
1) Husband always22216.7
2) Husband more than wife775.8
3) Husband and wife exactly the same81561.1
4) Wife more than husband876.5
5) Wife always1309.8
8) Hypothetical: husband and wife exactly the same20.2
Missing548 
TOTAL1333100.0
108) (Q34a, ask married male respondent's) Who usually makes the final decision about what job you should take? (Q43b, ask married female respondent's) Who usually makes the final decision about what job your husband should take? (V110)
TOTAL%
1) Husband always117588.1
2) Husband more than wife906.8
3) Husband and wife exactly the same534.0
4) Wife more than husband30.2
5) Wife always100.8
6) Hypothetical: husband always20.2
Missing548 
TOTAL1333100.0
109) (Q44a, Ask of married male respondents) Who usually makes the final decision about whether or not your wife should go to work or quit work? (Q44b, Ask of married female respondents) Who usually makes the final decision about whether or not you should go to work or quit work? (V111)
TOTAL%
1) Husband always36327.6
2) Husband more than wife725.5
3) Husband and wife exactly the same29522.4
4) Wife more than husband1279.7
5) Wife always45634.7
8) Hypothetical: husband and wife exactly the same10.1
9) Hypothetical: wife more than husband10.1
Missing566 
TOTAL1315100.0
110) Who usually makes the final decision about how much money your family can afford to spend per week on food? (Q45) (V112)
TOTAL%
1) Husband always18714.3
2) Husband more than wife463.5
3) Husband and wife exactly the same42632.5
4) Wife more than husband1269.6
5) Wife always52039.7
8) Hypothetical: husband and wife exactly the same30.2
9) Hypothetical: wife more than husband10.1
10) Hypothetical: wife always10.1
Missing571 
TOTAL1310100.0
111) Thinking of marriage in general, which one of the five things on this next card would you say is the most valuable part of marriage? (Q46) (V113)
TOTAL%
1) The chance to have children9113.4
2) The standard of living -- the kind of house, clothes, car and so forth192.8
3) The husband's understanding of the wife's problems and feelings8913.1
4) The husband's expression of love and affection for the wife7210.6
5) Companionship in doing things together with the husband40960.1
Missing1201 
TOTAL680100.0
112) Which would you say is the next most valuable? (Q47) (V114)
TOTAL%
1) The chance to have children17525.8
2) The standard of living -- the kind of house, clothes, car and so forth578.4
3) The husband's understanding of the wife's problems and feelings14521.4
4) The husband's expression of love and affection for the wife16724.7
5) Companionship in doing things together with the husband13319.6
Missing1204 
TOTAL677100.0
113) Which would you say is the third most valuable? (Q48) (V115)
TOTAL%
1) The chance to have children11016.3
2) The standard of living -- the kind of house, clothes, car and so forth8612.7
3) The husband's understanding of the wife's problems and feelings22433.2
4) The husband's expression of love and affection for the wife17926.5
5) Companionship in doing things together with the husband7611.3
Missing1206 
TOTAL675100.0
114) Now I'd like to ask you some questions on a different topic... Here are some things that might be done by a boy or girl. Suppose the person was about 13 years old. As I read each of these to you, I would like you to tell me if it should be done as a regular task by a boy, by a girl or by both: shoveling walk. (Q58a) (V116)
TOTAL%
1) Boy110358.8
3) Both77141.1
4) Neither30.2
Missing4 
TOTAL1877100.0
115) Now I'd like to ask you some questions on a different topic... Here are some things that might be done by a boy or girl. Suppose the person was about 13 years old. As I read each of these to you, I would like you to tell me if it should be done as a regular task by a boy, by a girl or by both: washing the car. (Q58b) (V117)
TOTAL%
1) Boy64434.3
2) Girl50.3
3) Both121964.9
4) Neither110.6
Missing2 
TOTAL1879100.0
116) Now I'd like to ask you some questions on a different topic... Here are some things that might be done by a boy or girl. Suppose the person was about 13 years old. As I read each of these to you, I would like you to tell me if it should be done as a regular task by a boy, by a girl or by both: dusting furniture. (Q58c) (V118)
TOTAL%
1) Boy140.7
2) Girl128168.2
3) Both57930.8
4) Neither30.2
Missing4 
TOTAL1877100.0
117) Now I'd like to ask you some questions on a different topic... Here are some things that might be done by a boy or girl. Suppose the person was about 13 years old. As I read each of these to you, I would like you to tell me if it should be done as a regular task by a boy, by a girl or by both: making beds. (Q58d) (V119)
TOTAL%
1) Boy80.4
2) Girl83844.6
3) Both102954.8
4) Neither30.2
Missing3 
TOTAL1878100.0
118) While we're talking about children, would you please look at this card. If you had to choose, which thing on this list would you pick as the most important for a child to learn to prepare him for life? (Q59) (V120)
TOTAL%
1) To obey47025.1
2) To be well liked or popular321.7
3) To think for himself101053.9
4) To work hard1367.3
5) To help others when they need help22512.0
Missing8 
TOTAL1873100.0
119) (Q59a, code only if second thing mentioned for Q59) Which comes next? (V121)
TOTAL%
1) To obey30516.4
2) To be well liked or popular1075.7
3) To think for himself37520.1
4) To work hard47025.2
5) To help others when they need help60832.6
Missing16 
TOTAL1865100.0
120) (Q59b, code only if third thing mentioned for Q59) Which comes third? (V122)
TOTAL%
1) To obey31617.0
2) To be well liked or popular1427.6
3) To think for himself24713.3
4) To work hard57330.7
5) To help others when they need help58631.4
Missing17 
TOTAL1864100.0
121) (Q59c, code only if fourth thing mentioned for Q59) Which comes fourth? (V123)
TOTAL%
1) To obey48126.2
2) To be well liked or popular38020.7
3) To think for himself1447.8
4) To work hard50227.3
5) To help others when they need help33218.1
Missing42 
TOTAL1839100.0
122) On a related subject... As things are now, what do you think is the ideal number of children for the average American family? (Q60) (V124)
TOTAL%
0) None261.4
10) One281.5
15) One or two40.2
20) Two90849.6
25) Two or three392.1
30) Three41822.9
35) Three or four170.9
40) Four25013.7
45) Four or five70.4
50) Five311.7
55) Five or six40.2
60) Six160.9
70) Seven20.1
80) Eight20.1
120) Twelve10.1
777) Other: economic, 'as many as can afford,' 'depends on income, etc.311.7
888) 'In God's hands,' 'as many as God wills,' 'all I can get,' 'the more the merrier,' 'all they want,' etc.452.5
Missing52 
TOTAL1829100.0
123) As things are now for the average family, how many children would you say is the ideal number? (Q60a) (V125)
TOTAL%
20) Two1822.5
25) Two or three22.5
30) Three1316.3
35) Three or four78.8
40) Four1012.5
45) Four or five11.3
50) Five22.5
55) Five or six11.3
60) Six11.3
70) Seven11.3
90) Nine11.3
777) Other: economic, 'as many as can afford,' 'depends on income, etc.67.5
888) In God's hands, 'as many as God wills,' 'all I can get,' 'the more the merrier,' 'all they want,' etc.1721.3
Missing1801 
TOTAL80100.0
124) In your opinion what would be the ideal number of children for a young couple to have if their standard of living is about yours? (Q61) (V126)
TOTAL%
0) None1297.1
5) None or one20.1
10) One1156.4
15) One or two30.2
20) Two94152.1
25) Two or three271.5
30) Three33818.7
35) Three or four191.1
40) Four18710.3
45) Four or five50.3
50) Five231.3
60) Six160.9
70) Seven10.1
80) Eight10.1
Missing74 
TOTAL1807100.0
125) As things now seem to you, how many children would you say are the ideal for a young couple with your standard of living? (Q61a) (V127)
TOTAL%
10) One16.7
20) Two320.0
30) Three533.3
40) Four426.7
50) Five16.7
120) Twelve16.7
Missing1866 
TOTAL15100.0
126) Did respondent refer to QA26 or B22? (V128)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, respondent referred to this question in marginal comments60.3
5) No reference by respondent to the question187599.7
TOTAL1881100.0
127) We are also interested in how Detroiters spend their spare time. Many people get together every once in a while to visit, or play cards, or do something else. How often do you usually get together with any of your relatives other than those living at home with you? (Q62) (V129)
TOTAL%
1) Every day502.7
2) Almost every day643.4
3) Once or twice a week56330.3
4) A few times a month38020.5
5) Once a month25613.8
6) A few times a year37920.4
7) Less often884.7
8) Never764.1
Missing25 
TOTAL1856100.0
128) How about your neighbors? How often do you usually get together with any of your neighbors? (Q63) (V130)
TOTAL%
1) Every day1075.7
2) Almost every day1105.9
3) Once or twice a week31817.0
4) A few times a month20310.8
5) Once a month1719.1
6) A few times a year29215.6
7) Less often1427.6
8) Never52928.3
Missing9 
TOTAL1872100.0
129) How often do you usually get together outside of work with any people you (or your husband) work(ed) with? (Q64) (V131)
TOTAL%
1) Every day261.4
2) Almost every day231.3
3) Once or twice a week20811.4
4) A few times a month21611.8
5) Once a month23212.7
6) A few times a year44724.4
7) Less often1729.4
8) Never50627.7
Missing51 
TOTAL1830100.0
130) And how often do you usually get together with any other friends who are not neighbors or fellow workers? (Q65) (V132)
TOTAL%
1) Every day392.1
2) Almost every day613.3
3) Once or twice a week44123.5
4) A few times a month38420.5
5) Once a month28115.0
6) A few times a year40921.8
7) Less often1266.7
8) Never1327.0
Missing8 
TOTAL1873100.0
131) In general, would you say that the people in your neighborhood keep pretty much to themselves, or do they get together quite a bit? (Q66) (V133)
TOTAL%
1) Keep to selves137976.7
2) Get together42023.3
Missing82 
TOTAL1799100.0
132) Do you think the (insert name of local community) officials and bureaus are doing a poor, fair, good or very good job? (Q68) (V134)
TOTAL%
1) Allen Park60.4
2) Berkeley80.5
3) Birmingham291.7
4) Bloomfield Twp.221.3
5) Centerline130.8
6) Clawson211.2
7) Clinton Twp.321.9
8) Dearborn553.2
9) Dearborn Heights422.5
10) Detroit71141.8
11) East Detroit60.4
12) Ecorse60.4
13) Farmington Twp.291.7
14) Ferndale60.4
15) Garden City271.6
17) Grosse Pointe Woods181.1
18) Hamtramck60.4
19) Hazel Park130.8
20) Highland Park201.2
21) Inkster150.9
22) Lathrop Village110.6
23) Lincoln Park321.9
24) Livonia523.1
25) Madison Heights40.2
26) Melvindale130.8
27) Oak Park140.8
28) Pleasant Ridge50.3
29) Redford Twp.603.5
30) Riverview110.6
31) Roseville422.5
32) Royal Oak523.1
33) St. Clair Shores502.9
34) Southfield432.5
35) Southgate211.2
36) Sterling Heights130.8
37) Taylor60.4
38) Trenton291.7
39) Troy90.5
40) Warren885.2
41) Wayne110.6
42) Westland321.9
43) Wyandotte191.1
Missing179 
TOTAL1702100.0
133) Do you think the (insert name of local community) officials and bureaus are doing a poor, fair, good or very good job? (Q68) (V135)
TOTAL%
1) Poor31917.5
2) Fair87147.9
3) Good53729.5
4) Very good935.1
Missing61 
TOTAL1820100.0
134) And the state government -- do you think the state officials and bureaus are doing a poor, fair, good or very good job? (Q69) (V136)
TOTAL%
1) Poor34618.4
2) Fair102954.7
3) Good42522.6
4) Very good311.6
7) Other60.3
8) Don't know372.0
9) Not applicable70.4
TOTAL1881100.0
135) If you were driving in another state and got a ticket for parking just a few minutes overtime while getting your lunch, would you bother to pay the fine? (Qa70) (V137)
TOTAL%
1) Yes156783.9
2) It depends774.1
3) No22412.0
Missing13 
TOTAL1868100.0
136) Would you pay it even if you were in a big hurry and knew that the police in that town would never bother you if you didn't pay the fine? (Qa70a) (V138)
TOTAL%
1) Yes127878.2
2) It depends734.5
3) No28417.4
Missing246 
TOTAL1635100.0
137) In general, would you say that you are well satisfied, more or less satisfied, or not at all satisfied with the job the public schools here are doing? (Q71) (V139)
TOTAL%
1) Well44025.2
2) More or less81746.9
3) Not at all48627.9
Missing138 
TOTAL1743100.0
138) Are you well satisfied, more or less satisfied, or not at all satisfied with the city garbage collection here? (Q72) (V140)
TOTAL%
1) Well113461.3
2) More or less41922.6
3) Not at all29716.1
Missing31 
TOTAL1850100.0
139) Did respondent mention garbage strike? (V141)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, respondent mentions the garbage strike and gives an answer for the period of the garbage strike140.7
2) Yes, respondent mentions the garbage strike but gives an answer for the period before the garbage strike271.4
5) No mention by respondent of garbage strike183197.8
Missing9 
TOTAL1872100.0
140) Are you well satisfied, more or less satisfied or not at all satisfied with the protection provided for your neighborhood by the police? (Q73) (V142)
TOTAL%
1) Well105557.1
2) More or less48726.4
3) Not at all30516.5
7) Other10.1
Missing33 
TOTAL1848100.0
141) People have different ideas about how they think American life should be. I am going to read you some statements which represent some of these ideas. In each case please tell me whether you strongly agree, agree, disagree, or strongly disagree. How about this one? 'Public officials really care about what people like me think.' Do you strongly agree, agree, disagree or strongly disagree with that? (Qa74) (V143)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree623.3
2) Agree86346.6
3) Disagree76741.4
4) Strongly agree1608.6
Missing29 
TOTAL1852100.0
142) How about this one? 'So many other people vote in elections that it doesn't matter much whether I vote or not.' Do you strongly agree, agree, disagree, or strongly disagree with that? (Qa75) (V144)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree412.2
2) Agree19110.2
3) Disagree104756.0
4) Strongly agree59131.6
Missing11 
TOTAL1870100.0
143) How about this one? 'People like me don't have any say about what the government does.' (Qa76) (V145)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree1005.4
2) Agree56430.3
3) Disagree103655.6
4) Strongly agree1628.7
Missing19 
TOTAL1862100.0
144) How about this one? 'Sometimes politics and government seem so complicated that a person like me can't really understand what's going on.' (Qa77) (V146)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree27714.9
2) Agree100954.2
3) Disagree50327.0
4) Strongly agree744.0
Missing18 
TOTAL1863100.0
145) How about this one? 'Voting is the only way that people like me can have any say about how the government runs things.' (Qa78) (V147)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree23312.5
2) Agree89648.2
3) Disagree64634.7
4) Strongly agree844.5
Missing22 
TOTAL1859100.0
146) How about this one? 'Given enough time and money, almost all of man's important problems can be solved by science.' (Qa79) (V148)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree723.9
2) Agree51127.7
3) Disagree106958.0
4) Strongly agree19110.4
Missing38 
TOTAL1843100.0
147) How about this one? 'I don't think public officials care much about what people like me think.' (Qa80) (V149)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree1528.2
2) Agree76341.2
3) Disagree86546.7
4) Strongly agree713.8
Missing30 
TOTAL1851100.0
148) Did respondent recognize similarity of Qa74 and Qa80 or QB74 and Qb80? (V150)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, respondent comments on or recognizes similarity.442.3
5) No marginal comment indicating that respondent recognized similarity.183697.7
Missing1 
TOTAL1880100.0
149) Would you say that most people are more inclined to help others, or are they more inclined to look out for themselves? (Q81) (V151)
TOTAL%
1) Help others32817.6
2) Look out for selves147078.8
3) It depends683.6
Missing15 
TOTAL1866100.0
150) In general, do you think that most people can be trusted, or do you feel that a person can't be too careful in his dealing with others? (Q82) (V152)
TOTAL%
1) Most can be trusted68436.5
2) Person can't be too careful110659.1
3) It depends824.4
Missing9 
TOTAL1872100.0
151) Here is a possible situation. There is no right or wrong answer, but we are interested in knowing how you feel about it. If a revolution takes place in a country in South America and it looks as though the Communist side might win, what action should we take? (Q83) (V153)
TOTAL%
1) Do not interfere85848.1
2) Send arms to the side fighting the Communists58532.8
3) Send U.S. troops in to fight the Communist group34219.2
Missing96 
TOTAL1785100.0
152) Do you think that most people in the Detroit area would agree with you on what should be done about this? (Q83a) (V154)
TOTAL%
1) Yes120668.4
2) No55831.6
Missing117 
TOTAL1764100.0
153) What would they choose? (Q83b) (V155)
TOTAL%
1) Do not interfere32559.3
2) Send arms to the side fighting the Communists14025.5
3) Send U.S. troops in to fight the Communist group8315.1
Missing1333 
TOTAL548100.0
154) Now here are several more statements. I'd like to know if you agree or disagree with each one. The first is: 'These days a person doesn't really know whom he can count on.' Do you agree or disagree with that one? (Qa84) (V156)
TOTAL%
1) Agree116262.1
2) Unsure663.5
3) Disagree64334.4
Missing10 
TOTAL1871100.0
155) Would you say you mostly agree or mostly disagree? (Qa84a) (V157)
TOTAL%
1) Agree2944.6
2) Unsure1624.6
3) Disagree2030.8
Missing1816 
TOTAL65100.0
156) 'Every American family should be required by law to own a flag.' Do you agree or disagree with that one? (Qa85) (V158)
TOTAL%
1) Agree31416.7
2) Unsure432.3
3) Disagree151981.0
Missing5 
TOTAL1876100.0
157) Would you say you mostly agree or mostly disagree? (Qa85a) (V159)
TOTAL%
1) Agree1845.0
2) Still unsure1435.0
3) Disagree820.0
Missing1841 
TOTAL40100.0
158) 'It's hardly fair to bring children into the world the way things look for the future.' Do you agree or disagree with that one? (Qa86) (V160)
TOTAL%
1) Agree65134.8
2) Unsure874.6
3) Disagree113460.6
Missing9 
TOTAL1872100.0
159) Would you say you mostly agree or mostly disagree? (Qa86a) (V161)
TOTAL%
1) Agree2630.6
2) Still unsure2225.9
3) Disagree3743.5
Missing1796 
TOTAL85100.0
160) Notice similarity of Qa86 and Qa26? (V162)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, respondent comments on similarity50.3
5) No indication in marginal comments that respondent noticed similarity187199.7
Missing5 
TOTAL1876100.0
161) What would you say are the chances that the United States will be in an atomic war with Russia in the next 25 years? Is such a war certain, more likely than not, are the chances about 50-50, is there some chance, or is there no chance at all? (Q87) (V163)
TOTAL%
1) Certain402.1
2) More likely than not1206.4
3) About 50-5038920.8
4) Some chance75540.3
5) No chance at all48425.9
8) Don't know844.5
Missing9 
TOTAL1872100.0
162) Respondent's race (V164)
TOTAL%
1) Black40621.7
2) White146878.3
Missing7 
TOTAL1874100.0
163) Here is another situation to consider: One day a six-year-old asks her mother if she can bring another girl home to play. The mother knows that the other girl is a Negro, and that her own daughter has only played with white children before. What should the mother do? (Q89) (V165)
TOTAL%
1) She should tell her daughter that she must never play with Negroes382.6
2) The daughter should be told that she may play with Negro children in school, but not at home26017.9
3) The Negro child should be permitted to come to the home115579.3
7) Other30.2
Missing425 
TOTAL1456100.0
164) Do you think that most people in the Detroit area would agree with you on what should be done about this? (Q90) (V166)
TOTAL%
1) Yes58541.8
2) No81458.2
Missing482 
TOTAL1399100.0
165) What would they choose? (Q90a) (V167)
TOTAL%
1) Never play21627.3
2) Play at school only52666.6
3) Play at home486.1
Missing1091 
TOTAL790100.0
166) How do you think you would have answered this question about 15 years ago? What would you have said the mother should do? (Q91) (V168)
TOTAL%
1) Never play24917.6
2) Play at school only35124.9
3) Play at home81157.5
Missing470 
TOTAL1411100.0
167) Personally, do you think white students and Negro students should go to the same schools, or to separate schools? (Q92) (V169)
TOTAL%
1) Same schools114578.8
2) Unsure584.0
3) Separate schools25017.2
Missing428 
TOTAL1453100.0
168) Would you be at all disturbed or unhappy if a Negro with the same income and education as you, moved into your block? (Q93) (V170)
TOTAL%
1) Yes41128.2
2) Unsure553.8
3) No99468.1
Missing421 
TOTAL1460100.0
169) If a very close relative married a Negro, would you mind it a lot, a little or not at all? (Q94) (V171)
TOTAL%
1) Lot73050.4
2) Little40628.1
3) Not at all31021.4
4) Would like it (volunteered)10.1
Missing434 
TOTAL1447100.0
170) Do you think intermarriage between whites and Negroes will eventually come to be accepted by most Americans? (Q95) (V172)
TOTAL%
1) Yes87360.8
2) No56339.2
Missing445 
TOTAL1436100.0
171) Spontaneous term for respondent's race (V173)
TOTAL%
1) Black123.3
2) Negro30.8
3) Colored61.6
5) None34694.3
Missing1514 
TOTAL367100.0
172) Here are some questions on racial issues. First, do you have a preference for one of these words: black, Negro, colored or Afro-American? (Q97) (V174)
TOTAL%
1) Black14636.7
2) Negro9523.9
3) Colored5112.8
4) Afro-American246.0
5) No preference8220.6
Missing1483 
TOTAL398100.0
173) Some people say there should be Negro principals in schools with mostly Negro students because Negroes should have the most say in running inner-city schools. Would you agree with that or not? (Q98) (V175)
TOTAL%
1) Yes15538.9
2) No24361.1
Missing1483 
TOTAL398100.0
174) Do you think Negro teachers take more of an interest in teaching Negro students than white teachers do? (Q99) (V176)
TOTAL%
1) Yes13336.3
2) No23363.7
Missing1515 
TOTAL366100.0
175) Do you think Negro customers who shop in the big downtown Detroit stores are treated as politely as white customers, or are they treated less politely? (Q100) (V177)
TOTAL%
1) As politely as whites24763.3
2) Less politely (Code 2 if respondent says, 'clerks impolite /owners not')14336.7
Missing1491 
TOTAL390100.0
176) Some people say that over the last 10 or 15 years, there has been a lot of progress in getting rid of racial discrimination. Others say there hasn't been much real change for most Negroes over that time. Which do you agree with most? (Q101) (V178)
TOTAL%
1) Lot of progress26566.1
2) Not much real change13633.9
Missing1480 
TOTAL401100.0
177) If our country got into a big world war today, would you personally feel the United States is worth fighting for? (Q102) (V179)
TOTAL%
1) Yes36190.7
2) No379.3
Missing1483 
TOTAL398100.0
178) As you see it, what's the best way for Negroes to try to gain their rights -- use laws and persuasion, use non-violent protest, or be ready to use violence? (Q103) (V180)
TOTAL%
1) Use laws and persuasion16040.7
2) Use non-violent protest19449.4
3) Use violence399.9
Missing1488 
TOTAL393100.0
179) If using (laws and persuasion/non-violent protest) doesn't work, then do you think Negroes should be ready to use violence? (Q103a) (V181)
TOTAL%
1) Yes14239.8
2) No21560.2
Missing1524 
TOTAL357100.0
180) On the whole, do you think most white people in Detroit want to see Negroes get a better break, or do they want to keep Negroes down, or don't they care one way or the other? (Q104) (V182)
TOTAL%
1) Better break14737.9
2) Keep Negroes down11228.9
3) Don't care12933.2
Missing1493 
TOTAL388100.0
181) Do you personally feel that you can trust more white people, some white people or none at all? (Q105) (V183)
TOTAL%
1) Most4912.2
2) Some31076.9
3) None4410.9
Missing1478 
TOTAL403100.0
182) This next question deals with the effects of the riot in Detroit four years ago in July 1967. Do you think that because of that disturbance there are more whites in favor of equal rights for Negroes, fewer whites in favor, or that the riot didn't make much difference? (Q106) (V184)
TOTAL%
1) More16843.0
2) Fewer8421.5
3) No difference13935.5
Missing1490 
TOTAL391100.0
183) How many places in Detroit do you think will hire a white person before they will hire a Negro even though they have the same qualifications...many, some or just a few places? (Q107) (V185)
TOTAL%
1) Many24160.0
2) Some8220.4
3) Few7919.7
Missing1479 
TOTAL402100.0
184) Would you personally prefer to live in a neighborhood with all Negroes, mostly Negroes, mostly whites, or a neighborhood that's mixed half and half? (Q108) (V186)
TOTAL%
1) All Negro297.2
2) Mostly Negro338.2
3) Mostly white82.0
4) Mixed25763.6
7) Makes no difference7719.1
Missing1477 
TOTAL404100.0
185) Suppose a very close relative married a white person. Would you mind it a lot, a little, or not at all? (Q109) (V187)
TOTAL%
1) Lot297.2
2) Little389.4
3) Not at all33482.5
4) Would like it (volunteered)41.0
Missing1476 
TOTAL405100.0
186) Do you think intermarriage between whites and Negroes will eventually come to be accepted by most Americans? (Q110) (V188)
TOTAL%
1) Yes31981.0
2) No7519.0
Missing1487 
TOTAL394100.0
187) First, do you have a religious preference? That is are you either Protestant, Catholic, Jewish or something else? (Q112) (V189)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant99252.7
2) Catholic68636.5
3) Jewish341.8
4) No preference1136.0
7) Other563.0
TOTAL1881100.0
188) Q112a (If Protestant) What specific denomination is that, if any? (Q112b) (If Jewish) Do you consider yourself Orthodox, Conservative, Reform or none of these? (If other) Specify (V190)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL188025.64622
189) What is or was the religious preference of your father? Q113 (V191)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL182224.39521
190) When your father was about your age, was he more religious than you are, about as religious or would you say he was less religious than you are? (Q114) (V192)
TOTAL%
1) More religious54132.8
2) About as religious62337.8
3) Less religious48529.4
Missing232 
TOTAL1649100.0
191) What is or was the religious preference of your mother? (Q115) (V193)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL186521.56717
192) When your mother was about your age, was she more religious than you are, about as religious or would you say she was less religious than you are? (Q116) (V194)
TOTAL%
1) More religious101457.5
2) About as religious57932.8
3) Less religious1709.6
Missing118 
TOTAL1763100.0
193) What (is/was) your (husband's/wife's) religious preference? Q117 (V195)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant91052.7
2) Catholic63036.5
3) Jewish311.8
4) No preference1025.9
7) Other543.1
Missing154 
TOTAL1727100.0
194) (Q117) Specific denomination of spouse (V196)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL172225.28821
195) Did you get any of your education in parochial schools or other schools run by your church? (Q118) (V197)
TOTAL%
1) Yes44365.3
2) No23534.7
Missing1203 
TOTAL678100.0
196) About how often, if ever, have you attended religious services during the last year? (Q119) (V198)
TOTAL%
1) Once a week or more66235.3
2) Two or three times a month24913.3
3) Once a month1437.6
4) A few times a year or less49126.2
5) Never33217.7
Missing4 
TOTAL1877100.0
197) Many people who are interested in religion and attend services have never actually become members of a church. Are you a member of a (preference) church, of some other church, or are you not a church member? (Q120) (V199)
TOTAL%
1) Member of a (preference) church126867.7
2) Member of other church231.2
3) Non-member58331.1
Missing7 
TOTAL1874100.0
198) Do you take part in any of the activities or organizations of your church (synagogue, temple) other than attending services? (Q121) (V200)
TOTAL%
1) Yes57638.0
2) No94162.0
Missing364 
TOTAL1517100.0
199) How often have you done these things, all told, during the last year? (Q121a) (V201)
TOTAL%
1) Once a week or more17129.8
2) Two or three times a month11520.1
3) Once a month12221.3
4) A few times a year or less15426.9
5) Never111.9
Missing1308 
TOTAL573100.0
200) Would you say you attend religious services more often, about the same, or less often than you did 10 or 15 years old? (Q122) (V202)
TOTAL%
1) More33617.9
2) Same56930.4
3) Less96851.7
Missing8 
TOTAL1873100.0
201) All things considered, do you think you are more interested, about as interested, or less interested in religion than you were ten or fifteen years ago? (Qa123, a.b130) (V203)
TOTAL%
1) More35337.3
2) Same34436.3
3) Less25026.4
Missing934 
TOTAL947100.0
202) All things considered, has your interest in religion grown, remained the same or decreased over the last 10 or 15 years? (Q.a124, Q.b131) (V204)
TOTAL%
1) Grown34237.1
2) Same34637.6
3) Decreased23325.3
Missing960 
TOTAL921100.0
203) Some people wonder whether there is a God. How do you feel--do you believe there is a God, or not? (Q125) (V205)
TOTAL%
1) Yes176494.0
2) Unsure653.5
3) No472.5
Missing5 
TOTAL1876100.0
204) Do you feel that someone who doesn't believe in God can be a good American, or not? (Q126) (V206)
TOTAL%
1) Can139776.5
2) Unsure784.3
3) Cannot35219.3
Missing54 
TOTAL1827100.0
205) When you have decisions to make in your everyday life, do you ask yourself what God would want you to do -- often, sometimes or never? (Q127) (V207)
TOTAL%
1) Often68637.5
2) Sometimes75241.1
3) Never39021.3
Missing53 
TOTAL1828100.0
206) Do you feel you have the right to question what your church teaches, or not? (Q128) (V208)
TOTAL%
1) Yes147581.2
2) Unsure341.9
3) No30716.9
Missing65 
TOTAL1816100.0
207) Do you believe in life after death, or not? (Q129) (V209)
TOTAL%
1) Yes118963.5
2) Unsure23412.5
3) No44823.9
Missing10 
TOTAL1871100.0
208) Many people, including saints and great religious leaders, have had doubts from time to time throughout their lives about the existence of God. Which of these statements about your belief in God's existence best fits the way you feel? (Q132) (V210)
TOTAL%
1) Not sure. I just don't know1628.7
2) Not too sure. My ideas are probably correct, but I really don't know28715.4
3) Rather sure. Many of the facts that I know support my belief55629.8
4) Very sure. At present I have no doubt that my beliefs are right85846.1
Missing18 
TOTAL1863100.0
209) In your family, do you ever say a prayer before meals? (Q133) (V211)
TOTAL%
1) Yes131570.2
2) No55929.8
Missing7 
TOTAL1874100.0
210) How often is this done -- quite often, or just on special occasions? (Q133a) (V212)
TOTAL%
1) Quite often81762.9
2) On special occasions48237.1
Missing582 
TOTAL1299100.0
211) Do you feel that a 12 year-old child should be allowed to decide for himself whether he will go to church or Sunday School, or should his parents decide this? (Q134) (V213)
TOTAL%
1) Child decide40021.7
2) Parents decide144478.3
Missing37 
TOTAL1844100.0
212) On another subject, how do you feel about gambling? From the moral standpoint, would you say it is always wrong to gamble, usually wrong, sometimes wrong or never wrong? (Q135) (V214)
TOTAL%
1) Always wrong46524.9
2) Usually wrong1749.3
3) Sometimes wrong91749.2
4) Never wrong30916.6
Missing16 
TOTAL1865100.0
213) From the moral standpoint, how do you feel about divorce? (Q136) (V215)
TOTAL%
1) Always wrong1518.1
2) Usually wrong18510.0
3) Sometimes wrong130770.3
4) Never wrong21611.6
Missing22 
TOTAL1859100.0
214) As a general rule, do you think it is wiser for Protestants to marry other Protestants, or not? (Q138) (V216)
TOTAL%
1) Wiser52453.4
2) Unsure282.9
3) Not wiser or makes no difference42943.7
Missing900 
TOTAL981100.0
215) As a general rule, do you think it is wiser for Protestants to choose other Protestants as their really close friends, or not? (Q139) (V217)
TOTAL%
1) Wiser15315.6
2) Unsure171.7
3) Not wiser or makes no difference81082.7
Missing901 
TOTAL980100.0
216) Thinking of your closest friends, what proportion are Protestants? (Q140) (V218)
TOTAL%
1) All of them707.4
2) Nearly all of them21923.1
3) More than half of them18619.6
4) About half of them32033.7
5) Less than half of them13314.0
6) None of them222.3
Missing931 
TOTAL950100.0
217) Do you feel that Catholics have been trying to get too much power in this country, or not? (Q141) (V219)
TOTAL%
1) Yes24625.4
2) Unsure13213.6
3) No59061.0
Missing913 
TOTAL968100.0
218) Compared with Protestants, do you think that the Jewish people as a whole are more fair, as fair or less fair in their business dealings? (Q142) (V220)
TOTAL%
1) Jewish more fair455.1
2) Jewish as fair51158.3
3) Jewish less fair32136.6
Missing1004 
TOTAL877100.0
219) Do you feel that the Jewish people have been trying to get too much power in the country, or not? (Q143) (V221)
TOTAL%
1) Yes21622.4
2) Unsure11912.3
3) No62965.2
Missing917 
TOTAL964100.0
220) As a general rule, do you think it is wiser for Catholics to marry other Catholics, or not? (Q144) (V222)
TOTAL%
1) Wiser39858.5
2) Unsure182.6
3) Not wiser, or makes no difference26438.8
Missing1201 
TOTAL680100.0
221) As a general rule, do you think it is wiser for Catholics to choose other Catholics as their really close friends, or not? (Q145) (V223)
TOTAL%
1) Wiser598.7
2) Unsure30.4
3) Not wiser, or makes no difference61890.9
Missing1201 
TOTAL680100.0
222) Thinking of your closest friends, what proportion are Catholics? (Q146) (V224)
TOTAL%
1) All of them172.5
2) Nearly all of them13319.7
3) More than half of them11216.6
4) About half of them24636.5
5) Less than half of them14621.7
6) None of them203.0
Missing1207 
TOTAL674100.0
223) Do you believe that the Catholic Church is the only true church established by God Himself and that other churches were only established by men? (Q147) (V225)
TOTAL%
1) Yes28341.9
2) Unsure456.7
3) No34851.5
Missing1205 
TOTAL676100.0
224) Compared with Catholics, do you think that the Jewish people as a whole are more fair, as fair or less fair in their business dealings? (Q148) (V226)
TOTAL%
1) Jewish more fair152.4
2) Jewish as fair43670.8
3) Jewish less fair16526.8
Missing1265 
TOTAL616100.0
225) Do you feel that the Jewish people have been trying to get too much power in the country, or not? (Q149) (V227)
TOTAL%
1) Yes13319.8
2) Unsure6710.0
3) No47370.3
Missing1208 
TOTAL673100.0
226) As a general rule, do you think it is wiser for Jewish people to marry other Jewish people, or not? (Q150) (V228)
TOTAL%
1) Wiser2676.5
3) Not wiser, or makes no difference823.5
Missing1847 
TOTAL34100.0
227) As a general rule, do you think it is wiser for Jewish people to choose other Jewish people as their really close friends, or not? (Q151) (V229)
TOTAL%
1) Wiser823.5
3) Not wiser, or makes no difference2676.5
Missing1847 
TOTAL34100.0
228) Thinking of your closest friends, what proportion are Jewish? (Q152) (V230)
TOTAL%
1) All of them25.9
2) Nearly all of them1647.1
3) More than half of them411.8
4) About half of them720.6
5) Less than half of them38.8
6) None of them25.9
Missing1847 
TOTAL34100.0
229) Respondent's understanding of words and phrases (V231)
TOTAL%
1) Yes - respondent did not understand the word 'Protestant'1760.7
2) Yes - respondent did not understand some other word or phrase414.3
3) Yes - respondent did not understand the word 'denomination'725.0
Missing1853 
TOTAL28100.0
230) First, do you happen to know the names of the United States senators from Michigan? (Q153) (V232)
TOTAL%
1) Respondent correctly names both (Philip) Hart and (Robert) Griffin64454.2
2) Respondent correctly names Hart only. (Code here if respondent names Hart but also incorrectly gives other names)40133.8
3) Respondent correctly names Griffin only867.2
4) Respondent incorrectly gives names other than Hart or Griffin574.8
Missing693 
TOTAL1188100.0
231) Did respondent receive help with V232? (V233)
TOTAL%
1) Yes -- effect NA (box checked, no marginal comment)452.6
2) No165196.5
3) Yes -- respondent's answer affected80.5
4) Yes -- respondent's answer not affected60.4
Missing171 
TOTAL1710100.0
232) Can you tell me how long the term of office is for a United States senator? (Q154) (V234)
TOTAL%
1) One year40.3
2) Two years32923.2
3) Three years624.4
4) Four years60242.4
5) Five years70.5
6) Six years37026.1
7) Seven years40.3
8) Eight years191.3
9) Nine years10.1
96) Unlimited30.2
97) Other (Respondent gives a range that includes the correct answer)181.3
Missing462 
TOTAL1419100.0
233) Did respondent receive help with V234? (V235)
TOTAL%
1) Yes -- effect NA (box checked, no marginal comment)171.0
2) No168298.8
3) Yes -- respondent's answer affected30.2
4) Yes -- respondent's answer not affected10.1
Missing178 
TOTAL1703100.0
234) Do you know who the congressman from this district is? (Q155) (V236)
TOTAL%
1) Broomfield, Williams S. (include Bloomfield)14017.3
2) Conyers, John Jr.8110.0
3) Diggs, Charles C.678.3
4) Dingell, John D. ('Dingleman' counted)799.7
5) Ford, William D.627.6
6) Griggiths, Martha W.8210.1
7) McDonald, Jack658.0
8) Nedzi, Lucien N.455.5
9) O'Hara, James G.688.4
96) Other name given11514.2
97) Other (include here if respondent describes but can't name)70.9
Missing1070 
TOTAL811100.0
235) Did respondent receive help with V236? (V237)
TOTAL%
1) Yes -- effect NA (box checked, no marginal comment)301.8
2) No165598.0
3) Yes -- respondent's answer affected10.1
4) Yes -- respondent's answer not affected30.2
Missing192 
TOTAL1689100.0
236) Can you tell me how long the term office is for a congressman? (Q156) (V238)
TOTAL%
1) One year121.0
2) Two years55847.2
3) Three years403.4
4) Four years48841.3
5) Five years30.3
6) Six years665.6
7) Seven years40.3
8) Eight years90.8
12) 12 years10.1
18) 18 years10.1
20) 20 years10.1
Missing698 
TOTAL1183100.0
237) Did respondent receive help with V238? (V239)
TOTAL%
1) Yes -- effect NA (box checked, no marginal comment)140.8
2) No167899.0
3) Yes -- respondent's answer affected10.1
4) Yes -- respondent's answer not affected20.1
Missing186 
TOTAL1695100.0
238) Now I'd like to ask you some questions about your background. First, how long have you lived in the Detroit area? (Q157) (V240)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL187654.64637
239) Length of residency in Detroit recode V240 (V241)
TOTAL%
0) 0-9 years19817.7
1) 10-19 years20818.6
2) 20-29 years30227.1
3) 30-39 years14312.8
4) 40-49 years15814.2
5) 50-59 years847.5
6) 60-69 years211.9
7) 70-79 years20.2
Missing765 
TOTAL1116100.0
240) Where did you live most of your life before you came here? (Code town) (Q157a) (V242)
TOTAL%
1) Respondent lived in an urbanized area (as defined by the 1960 census)35538.5
2) Respondent lived on a farm18720.3
3) All other towns38041.2
Missing959 
TOTAL922100.0
241) Where did you live most of your life before you came here? (Code state or country) (Q157a) (V243)
TOTAL%
1) Alabama746.7
2) Arkansas272.4
4) District of Columbia10.1
5) Florida161.4
6) Georgia555.0
7) Kentucky403.6
8) Louisiana60.5
9) Maryland50.5
10) Mississippi454.1
11) North Carolina121.1
12) Oklahoma60.5
13) South Carolina141.3
14) Tennessee635.7
15) Texas131.2
16) Virginia161.4
17) West Virginia181.6
18) Connecticut10.1
19) Maine10.1
20) Massachusetts151.4
21) New Hampshire10.1
22) New Jersey90.8
23) New York373.3
24) Pennsylvania645.8
25) Rhode Island10.1
27) Illinois484.3
28) Indiana333.0
29) Iowa50.5
30) Kansas60.5
31) Minnesota121.1
32) Missouri222.0
33) Nebraska20.2
34) North Dakota40.4
35) Ohio605.4
36) South Dakota10.1
37) Wisconsin121.1
40) California100.9
41) Colorado30.3
44) Montana10.1
47) Oregon10.1
48) Utah20.2
49) Washington10.1
50) Wyoming30.3
51) Michigan (can include Detroit area)16615.0
52) Canada504.5
53) European country978.7
54) Other foreign country262.3
97) Other50.5
Missing771 
TOTAL1110100.0
242) Where were you born? (Code town) (Q157) (V244)
TOTAL%
1) Respondent lived in an urbanized area (as defined by the 1960 census)27330.0
2) Respondent lived on a farm21123.2
3) All other towns39042.9
6) Respondent born in Detroit area but lived part of life elsewhere353.9
Missing972 
TOTAL909100.0
243) Where were you born (Code state or country)? (Q157b) (V245)
TOTAL%
1) Alabama847.5
2) Arkansas272.4
4) District of Columbia10.1
5) Florida100.9
6) Georgia615.5
7) Kentucky433.9
8) Louisiana100.9
9) Maryland30.3
10) Mississippi534.8
11) North Carolina100.9
12) Oklahoma80.7
13) South Carolina171.5
14) Tennessee585.2
15) Texas151.3
16) Virginia201.8
17) West Virginia191.7
19) Maine10.1
20) Massachusetts111.0
21) New Hampshire10.1
22) New Jersey60.5
23) New York353.1
24) Pennsylvania534.8
25) Rhode Island10.1
26) Vermont30.3
27) Illinois363.2
28) Indiana353.1
29) Iowa40.4
30) Kansas60.5
31) Minnesota121.1
32) Missouri222.0
33) Nebraska10.1
34) North Dakota50.4
35) Ohio433.9
36) South Dakota10.1
37) Wisconsin141.3
40) California30.3
41) Colorado40.4
48) Utah20.2
49) Washington20.2
50) Wyoming10.1
51) Michigan (can include Detroit area)14112.6
52) Canada454.0
53) European country12311.0
54) Other foreign country302.7
98) Respondent born in Detroit area but lived part of life elsewhere353.1
Missing766 
TOTAL1115100.0
244) Have you ever lived on a farm? (Q157c) (V246)
TOTAL%
1) Yes50245.3
2) No60654.7
Missing773 
TOTAL1108100.0
245) Where? Farm location. (Q157d) (V247)
TOTAL%
1) Alabama387.6
2) Arkansas255.0
3) Delaware20.4
5) Florida40.8
6) Georgia357.0
7) Kentucky316.2
8) Louisiana40.8
10) Mississippi367.2
11) North Carolina71.4
12) Oklahoma71.4
13) South Carolina102.0
14) Tennessee357.0
15) Texas71.4
16) Virginia71.4
17) West Virginia51.0
20) Massachusetts30.6
22) New Jersey20.4
23) New York61.2
24) Pennsylvania91.8
26) Vermont10.2
27) Illinois153.0
28) Indiana142.8
29) Iowa30.6
30) Kansas20.4
31) Minnesota10.2
32) Missouri91.8
34) North Dakota51.0
35) Ohio81.6
36) South Dakota10.2
37) Wisconsin71.4
41) Colorado20.4
50) Wyoming10.2
51) Michigan (can include Detroit area)8917.8
52) Canada214.2
53) European country408.0
54) Other foreign country71.4
Missing1382 
TOTAL499100.0
246) Between what ages? (Code age first on farm in years) (Q157e) (V248)
TOTAL%
1) One year old (If born on a farm, code as 97)6429.8
2) Two years old104.7
3) Three years old104.7
4) Four years old73.3
5) Five years old136.0
6) Six years old146.5
7) Seven years old73.3
8) Eight years old146.5
9) Nine years old104.7
10) 10 years old104.7
11) 11 years old104.7
12) 12 years old94.2
13) 13 years old62.8
14) 14 years old41.9
15) 15 years old62.8
17) 17 years old31.4
18) 18 years old10.5
19) 19 years old10.5
20) 20 years old10.5
21) 21 years old31.4
22) 22 years old10.5
23) 23 years old10.5
25) 25 years old10.5
27) 27 years old20.9
28) 28 years old20.9
29) 29 years old10.5
35) 35 years old10.5
37) 37 years old10.5
45) 45 years old10.5
55) 55 years old10.5
Missing1666 
TOTAL215100.0
247) Between what ages? (Code age when left farm in years) (Q157e) (V249)
TOTAL%
1) One year old (If born on a farm, code as 97)30.6
2) Two years old71.4
3) Three years old61.2
4) Four years old132.6
5) Five years old163.2
6) Six years old112.2
7) Seven years old112.2
8) Eight years old91.8
9) Nine years old112.2
10) 10 years old275.4
11) 11 years old71.4
12) 12 years old255.0
13) 13 years old234.6
14) 14 years old295.8
15) 15 years old306.0
16) 16 years old326.4
17) 17 years old326.4
18) 18 years old6513.1
19) 19 years old285.6
20) 20 years old224.4
21) 21 years old153.0
22) 22 years old142.8
23) 23 years old102.0
24) 24 years old71.4
25) 25 years old112.2
26) 26 years old20.4
27) 27 years old10.2
28) 28 years old10.2
29) 29 years old40.8
30) 30 years old91.8
31) 31 years old20.4
32) 32 years old10.2
33) 33 years old10.2
34) 34 years old10.2
35) 35 years old20.4
40) 40 years old10.2
41) 41 years old20.4
42) 42 years old20.4
46) 46 years old10.2
47) 47 years old10.2
50) 50 years old10.2
56) 56 years old10.2
63) 63 years old10.2
Missing1383 
TOTAL498100.0
248) Do you (and your family) own this (home/apartment), rent it or what? (Q158) (V250)
TOTAL%
1) Own or buying144076.7
2) Rent (for cash or labor, e.g., a caretaker)42322.5
3) Other (gets housing free from relatives, etc.)150.8
Missing3 
TOTAL1878100.0
249) How many TV sets, if any, do you have here at home? (Q159) (V251)
TOTAL%
0) None271.4
1) One72838.8
2) Two73739.2
3) Three28815.3
4) Four764.0
5) Five160.9
6) Six40.2
7) Seven20.1
Missing3 
TOTAL1878100.0
250) Do you have a color TV set? (Q159a) (V252)
TOTAL%
1) Yes95051.9
2) No88048.1
Missing51 
TOTAL1830100.0
251) How many telephones do you have here at home, counting any extensions you may have? (Q160) (V253)
TOTAL%
0) None542.9
1) One85945.8
2) Two73739.3
3) Three1779.4
4) Four382.0
5) Five60.3
6) Six50.3
Missing5 
TOTAL1876100.0
252) A large community like the Detroit area is made up of many kinds of groups. If you had to place yourself in one of these groups, would you say that you are in the upper class, middle class, working class, or lower class? (Q.a161)D (V254)
TOTAL%
1) Upper422.3
2) Middle84545.6
3) Working88547.8
4) Lower814.4
Missing28 
TOTAL1853100.0
253) Now here is a list of clubs and organizations that many people belong to. Please look at this list and tell me which of these kinds of organizations you belong to. (Qa162) (V255)
TOTAL%
1) One membership18421.9
2) Two memberships18722.3
3) Three memberships12014.3
4) Four memberships617.3
5) Five memberships263.1
6) Six memberships111.3
7) Seven memberships81.0
8) Eight memberships20.2
10) 10 memberships10.1
12) 12 memberships10.1
97) No memberships23828.4
Missing1042 
TOTAL839100.0
254) Now here is a list of clubs and organizations that many people belong to. (a) Please look at this list and tell me which of these kinds of organizations you belong to. (b) (Ask for each group respondent is in.) Do you usually attend meeting of this group at least once a month, or not? (Qa162) (V256)
TOTAL%
1) Respondent is member and attends at least once a month12713.6
2) Respondent is a member but does not attend at least once a month12513.4
3) Respondent is not a member68373.0
Missing946 
TOTAL935100.0
255) Member and attends -- church connected group. (V257)
TOTAL%
1) Respondent is member and attends at least once a month20021.4
2) Respondent is a member but does not attend at least once a month586.2
3) Respondent is not a member67772.4
Missing946 
TOTAL935100.0
256) Member and attends- fraternal organization or lodge. (V258)
TOTAL%
1) Respondent is member and attends at least once a month535.7
2) Respondent is a member but does not attend at least once a month616.5
3) Respondent is not a member82187.8
Missing946 
TOTAL935100.0
257) Member and attends -- veteran's organization. (V259)
TOTAL%
1) Respondent is member and attends at least once a month232.5
2) Respondent is a member but does not attend at least once a month262.8
3) Respondent is not a member88694.8
Missing946 
TOTAL935100.0
258) Member and attends -- business/civic organization. (V260)
TOTAL%
1) Respondent is member and attends at least once a month495.2
2) Respondent is a member but does not attend at least once a month151.6
3) Respondent is not a member87193.2
Missing946 
TOTAL935100.0
259) Member and attends -- parent-teacher association. (V261)
TOTAL%
1) Respondent is member and attends at least once a month11312.1
2) Respondent is a member but does not attend at least once a month768.1
3) Respondent is not a member74679.8
Missing946 
TOTAL935100.0
260) Member and attends -- neighborhood clubs or community centers. (V262)
TOTAL%
1) Respondent is member and attends at least once a month657.0
2) Respondent is a member but does not attend at least once a month262.8
3) Respondent is not a member84490.3
Missing946 
TOTAL935100.0
261) Member and attends -- organization of people of same nationality. (V263)
TOTAL%
1) Respondent is member and attends at least once a month222.4
2) Respondent is a member but does not attend at least once a month121.3
3) Respondent is not a member90196.4
Missing946 
TOTAL935100.0
262) Member and attends -- sports teams. (V264)
TOTAL%
1) Respondent is member and attends at least once a month13314.2
2) Respondent is a member but does not attend at least once a month50.5
3) Respondent is not a member79785.2
Missing946 
TOTAL935100.0
263) Member and attends -- professional group. (V265)
TOTAL%
1) Respondent is member and attends at least once a month454.8
2) Respondent is a member but does not attend at least once a month303.2
3) Respondent is not a member86092.0
Missing946 
TOTAL935100.0
264) Member and attends -- political club or organization. (V266)
TOTAL%
1) Respondent is member and attends at least once a month101.1
2) Respondent is a member but does not attend at least once a month131.4
3) Respondent is not a member91297.5
Missing946 
TOTAL935100.0
265) Member and attends -- neighborhood improvement association. (V267)
TOTAL%
1) Respondent is member and attends at least once a month444.7
2) Respondent is a member but does not attend at least once a month343.6
3) Respondent is not a member85791.7
Missing946 
TOTAL935100.0
266) Member and attends -- card or social club. (V268)
TOTAL%
1) Respondent is member and attends at least once a month10611.3
2) Respondent is a member but does not attend at least once a month141.5
3) Respondent is not a member81587.2
Missing946 
TOTAL935100.0
267) Member and attends -- charitable and welfare organizations. (V269)
TOTAL%
1) Respondent is member and attends at least once a month343.6
2) Respondent is a member but does not attend at least once a month293.1
3) Respondent is not a member87293.3
Missing946 
TOTAL935100.0
268) Member and attends -- other Duncan coded. (V270)
TOTAL%
1) Respondent is member and attends at least once a month353.7
2) Respondent is a member but does not attend at least once a month202.1
3) Respondent is not a member88094.1
Missing946 
TOTAL935100.0
269) Member and attends -- other ISR coded. (V271)
TOTAL%
1) Civil rights organizations or group412.9
2) Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts (Respondent is group leader)1238.7
3) Alumni organizations13.2
4) Arts and crafts or drama groups26.5
7) Other1238.7
Missing1850 
TOTAL31100.0
270) Overlapping membership in groups church connection. (V272)
TOTAL%
1) Respondent is member and attends at least once a month10.1
2) Respondent is a member but does not attend at least once a month10.1
4) Respondent is not a member93399.8
Missing946 
TOTAL935100.0
271) Overlapping membership in group nationality oriented. (V273)
TOTAL%
4) Respondent is not a member935100.0
Missing946 
TOTAL935100.0
272) [Code only if married] Which of these kinds of groups does your (husband/wife) belong to, if any? (Qa162c) (V274)
TOTAL%
1) One membership (If union, code as 98)15522.8
2) Two memberships13920.4
3) Three memberships7811.5
4) Four memberships253.7
5) Five memberships101.5
6) Six memberships91.3
7) Seven memberships30.4
8) Eight memberships10.1
97) No memberships18727.5
98) Union membership only7310.7
Missing1201 
TOTAL680100.0
273) [Code only if married] Which of these kinds of groups does your (husband/wife) belong to, if any? Q.a162d. ask for each group respondent's spouse belongs to Does (he/she) usually attend meetings of this group at least once a month, or not? (V275)
TOTAL%
1) Respondent's spouse is member and attends at least once a month8612.6
2) Respondent's spouse is a member but does not attend at least once a month7911.6
3) Respondent's spouse is not member but attends at least once a month51575.7
Missing1201 
TOTAL680100.0
274) Spouse member and attends- church connected group. (V276)
TOTAL%
1) Respondent's spouse is member and attends at least once a month13920.4
2) Respondent's spouse is a member but does not attend at least once a month365.3
3) Respondent's spouse is not member but attends at least once a month50574.3
Missing1201 
TOTAL680100.0
275) Spouse member and attends -- fraternal organization or lodge. (V277)
TOTAL%
1) Respondent's spouse is member and attends at least once a month436.3
2) Respondent's spouse is a member but does not attend at least once a month405.9
3) Respondent's spouse is not member but attends at least once a month59787.8
Missing1201 
TOTAL680100.0
276) Spouse member and attends -- veteran's organization. (V278)
TOTAL%
1) Respondent's spouse is member and attends at least once a month81.2
2) Respondent's spouse is a member but does not attend at least once a month101.5
3) Respondent's spouse is not member but attends at least once a month66297.4
Missing1201 
TOTAL680100.0
277) Spouse member and attends -- business or civic group. (V279)
TOTAL%
1) Respondent's spouse is member and attends at least once a month182.6
2) Respondent's spouse is a member but does not attend at least once a month131.9
3) Respondent's spouse is not member but attends at least once a month64995.4
Missing1201 
TOTAL680100.0
278) Spouse member and attends -- parent-teacher association. (V280)
TOTAL%
1) Respondent's spouse is member and attends at least once a month7811.5
2) Respondent's spouse is a member but does not attend at least once a month527.6
3) Respondent's spouse is not member but attends at least once a month55080.9
Missing1201 
TOTAL680100.0
279) Spouse member and attends -- neighborhood club or community center. (V281)
TOTAL%
1) Respondent's spouse is member and attends at least once a month416.0
2) Respondent's spouse is a member but does not attend at least once a month101.5
3) Respondent's spouse is not member but attends at least once a month62992.5
Missing1201 
TOTAL680100.0
280) Spouse member and attends -- organization of people of same nationality. (V282)
TOTAL%
1) Respondent's spouse is member and attends at least once a month121.8
2) Respondent's spouse is a member but does not attend at least once a month50.7
3) Respondent's spouse is not member but attends at least once a month66397.5
Missing1201 
TOTAL680100.0
281) Spouse member and attends -- sports team. (V283)
TOTAL%
1) Respondent's spouse is member and attends at least once a month7811.5
2) Respondent's spouse is a member but does not attend at least once a month71.0
3) Respondent's spouse is not member but attends at least once a month59587.5
Missing1201 
TOTAL680100.0
282) Spouse member and attends -- professional group. (V284)
TOTAL%
1) Respondent's spouse is member and attends at least once a month324.7
2) Respondent's spouse is a member but does not attend at least once a month243.5
3) Respondent's spouse is not member but attends at least once a month62491.8
Missing1201 
TOTAL680100.0
283) Spouse member and attends -- political club or organization. (V285)
TOTAL%
1) Respondent's spouse is member and attends at least once a month50.7
2) Respondent's spouse is a member but does not attend at least once a month20.3
3) Respondent's spouse is not member but attends at least once a month67399.0
Missing1201 
TOTAL680100.0
284) Spouse member and attends -- neighborhood improvement association. (V286)
TOTAL%
1) Respondent's spouse is member and attends at least once a month294.3
2) Respondent's spouse is a member but does not attend at least once a month213.1
3) Respondent's spouse is not member but attends at least once a month63092.6
Missing1201 
TOTAL680100.0
285) Spouse member and attends -- card or social club. (V287)
TOTAL%
1) Respondent's spouse is member and attends at least once a month649.4
2) Respondent's spouse is a member but does not attend at least once a month71.0
3) Respondent's spouse is not member but attends at least once a month60989.6
Missing1201 
TOTAL680100.0
286) Spouse member and attends -- charitable and welfare organization. (V288)
TOTAL%
1) Respondent's spouse is member and attends at least once a month202.9
2) Respondent's spouse is a member but does not attend at least once a month142.1
3) Respondent's spouse is not member but attends at least once a month64695.0
Missing1201 
TOTAL680100.0
287) Spouse member and attends -- other Duncan coded. (V289)
TOTAL%
1) Respondent's spouse is member and attends at least once a month223.2
2) Respondent's spouse is a member but does not attend at least once a month111.6
3) Respondent's spouse is not member but attends at least once a month64795.1
Missing1201 
TOTAL680100.0
288) Spouse member and attends -- other ISR coded. (V290)
TOTAL%
1) Civil rights organizations or group26.5
2) Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts (leader)825.8
3) Alumni organization39.7
4) Arts and crafts or drama groups39.7
7) Other1548.4
Missing1850 
TOTAL31100.0
289) Spouse overlapping membership in groups church connection. (V291)
TOTAL%
4) Respondent's spouse is not a member677100.0
Missing1204 
TOTAL677100.0
290) Spouse overlapping membership in nationality connected group. (V292)
TOTAL%
1) Respondent's spouse is member and attends at least once a month10.1
2) Respondent's spouse is a member but does not attend at least once a month10.1
4) Respondent's spouse is not member67499.7
Missing1205 
TOTAL676100.0
291) What is the name of the labor union you belong to? QA163 (V293)
TOTAL%
1) AFL-CIO407.9
2) Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America (ACWA)61.2
3) American Education Association (include Michigan, Detroit, Royal Oak, etc. Education Association) (AEA, MEA)102.0
4) American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees (AFSCME)173.3
5) American Federation of Teachers (include Michigan, Detroit, Dearborn, etc. Federation of Teachers) (AFT, MFT)203.9
6) Carpenters' District Council or Carpenters' Union102.0
7) Clerical, Technical and Professional Union10.2
8) Communications Workers of America71.4
11) Electrical Workers' Union (IBEW)51.0
12) International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Worker30.6
14) International Typographical Union10.2
15) International Union of Operating Engineers20.4
17) Laborers' Union40.8
18) Office and Professional Employees, International Union20.4
19) Oil, Chemical and Atomic Workers International Union20.4
20) Painters' District Council or Painters' Union10.2
21) Retail Store Employees Union102.0
22) Service Employees' International Union51.0
23) Sheet Metal Workers' International Association71.4
24) Teamsters367.1
25) United Auto Workers (UAW)22243.6
27) United Electrical Radio and Machine Workers of America (UE)10.2
29) United Rubber Workers10.2
30) United Steelworkers of America142.8
32) National Postal Union30.6
33) National Association of Letter Carriers30.6
34) Brotherhood of Railway and Steamship Clerks10.2
35) Police Officers' Association10.2
36) Amalgamated Meat Cutters and Butchers Union20.4
37) International Association of Firefighters51.0
97) Other6713.2
Missing1372 
TOTAL509100.0
292) Do you belong to a labor union? (Qb163) (V294)
TOTAL%
1) Yes28430.3
2) No65269.7
Missing945 
TOTAL936100.0
293) Was you father born in the United States? (Q164) (V295)
TOTAL%
1) Yes131870.4
2) No55529.6
Missing8 
TOTAL1873100.0
294) Was you mother born in the United States? (Q165) (V296)
TOTAL%
1) Yes137373.2
2) No50226.8
Missing6 
TOTAL1875100.0
295) What is the original nationality of you family on your father's side? (Q166) (V297)
TOTAL%
1) Belgian100.7
2) Danish60.4
3) Dutch (Holland, Netherlands)251.7
4) English19113.3
5) Finnish130.9
6) German29120.3
8) Irish15010.5
10) Norwegian110.8
11) Pennsylvania Dutch50.3
13) Scotch-Irish322.2
14) Scottish715.0
15) Swedish251.7
16) Swiss (Switzerland)40.3
17) Welsh161.1
19) Armenian70.5
20) Austrian70.5
21) Czechoslovakian (Czech)171.2
22) Estonian, Latvian, Lithuanian120.8
23) Hungarian221.5
24) Polish16111.2
25) Russian (Soviet Union, USSR)261.8
26) Slavic (Ukrainian, Slovakian, Bulgarian)211.5
27) Other East European nationality60.4
29) Italian926.4
30) Maltese60.4
32) Spanish20.1
35) Greek, Macedonian90.6
36) Romanian50.3
37) Serbo-Croatian50.3
39) Yugoslavian60.4
42) Mexican80.6
43) Puerto Rican20.1
44) Other Latin American nationality10.1
46) Lebanese90.6
48) Persian, Syrian, Iranian50.3
49) Turkish10.1
54) Filipino50.3
55) Indian30.2
57) Other Asian nationality20.1
58) Canadian161.1
59) French Canadian141.0
60) American Indian191.3
61) French926.4
97) Other20.1
Missing448 
TOTAL1433100.0
296) What is the original nationality of you family on your mother's side? (Q167) (V298)
TOTAL%
1) Belgian80.6
2) Danish40.3
3) Dutch (Holland, Netherlands)402.8
4) English20814.5
5) Finnish151.0
6) German27018.9
8) Irish17212.0
10) Norwegian130.9
11) Pennsylvania Dutch60.4
13) Scotch-Irish282.0
14) Scottish594.1
15) Swedish171.2
16) Swiss (Switzerland)40.3
17) Welsh90.6
19) Armenian70.5
20) Austrian110.8
21) Czechoslovakian (Czech)130.9
22) Estonian, Latvian, Lithuanian90.6
23) Hungarian282.0
24) Polish17712.4
25) Russian (Soviet Union, USSR)201.4
26) Slavic (Ukrainian, Slovakian, Bulgarian)191.3
27) Other East European nationality30.2
29) Italian805.6
30) Maltese60.4
32) Spanish10.1
35) Greek, Macedonian80.6
36) Romanian40.3
37) Serbo-Croatian30.2
39) Yugoslavian60.4
42) Mexican90.6
43) Puerto Rican20.1
44) Other Latin American nationality10.1
46) Lebanese80.6
48) Persian, Syrian, Iranian40.3
49) Turkish10.1
54) Filipino60.4
55) Indian20.1
58) Canadian191.3
59) French Canadian120.8
60) American Indian151.0
61) French1017.1
97) Other30.2
Missing450 
TOTAL1431100.0
297) How many years of school did you complete? (Q168) (V299)
TOTAL%
1) One year30.2
2) Two years10.1
3) Three years160.9
4) Four years191.0
5) Five years221.2
6) Six years412.2
7) Seven years382.0
8) Eight years1317.0
9) Nine years754.0
10) 10 years19410.3
11) 11 years1457.7
12) 12 years (high school graduate)64034.1
13) 13 years1186.3
14) 14 years1407.5
15) 15 years653.5
16) 16 years (college graduate)1186.3
17) 17 + years (graduate work in college)1025.4
93) None, or less than one year60.3
94) Some grade school, N.A. how much10.1
95) Some high school, N.A. how much20.1
Missing4 
TOTAL1877100.0
298) How many years of school did your father complete? (Q169) (V300)
TOTAL%
1) One year90.6
2) Two years221.4
3) Three years523.4
4) Four years996.5
5) Five years624.0
6) Six years15510.1
7) Seven years573.7
8) Eight years36824.0
9) Nine years624.0
10) 10 years986.4
11) 11 years412.7
12) 12 years (high school graduate)27517.9
13) 13 years261.7
14) 14 years342.2
15) 15 years90.6
16) 16 years (college graduate)744.8
17) 17 + years (graduate work in college)352.3
93) None, or less than one year503.3
94) Some grade school, N.A. how much10.1
95) Some high school, N.A. how much20.1
96) Some college, N.A. how much20.1
Missing348 
TOTAL1533100.0
299) How many years of school did your (husband/wife) complete? (Q170) (V301)
TOTAL%
1) One year10.1
2) Two years60.4
3) Three years90.5
4) Four years60.4
5) Five years191.1
6) Six years382.2
7) Seven years342.0
8) Eight years1398.2
9) Nine years633.7
10) 10 years1599.4
11) 11 years1438.5
12) 12 years (high school graduate)65138.5
13) 13 years684.0
14) 14 years1207.1
15) 15 years442.6
16) 16 years (college graduate)1106.5
17) 17 + years (graduate work in college)754.4
93) None, or less than one year50.3
95) Some high school, N.A. how much10.1
Missing190 
TOTAL1691100.0
300) How many years did (head of house) complete? (Q171) (V302)
TOTAL%
2) Two years12.3
5) Five years49.1
6) Six years12.3
8) Eight years49.1
9) Nine years24.5
10) 10 years511.4
11) 11 years12.3
12) 12 years (high school graduate)1840.9
13) 13 years24.5
14) 14 years36.8
15) 15 years12.3
16) 16 years (college graduate)24.5
Missing1837 
TOTAL44100.0
301) (Q206) Would you please look at this card and tell me what thing on this list you would (for married women): want most for your husband's job? (for non-married women and men): most prefer in a job? (V303)
TOTAL%
1) High income36119.6
2) No danger of being fired18910.3
3) Working hours are short, lots of free time1276.9
4) Chances for advancement36219.6
5) The work is important and gives a feeling of accomplishment80443.6
Missing38 
TOTAL1843100.0
302) (Q206a) [Code only if second thing mentioned for Q206] Which comes next? (V304)
TOTAL%
1) High income39521.5
2) No danger of being fired27414.9
3) Working hours are short, lots of free time19610.7
4) Chances for advancement62734.1
5) The work is important and gives a feeling of accomplishment34818.9
Missing41 
TOTAL1840100.0
303) (Q206b) [Code only if third thing mentioned for Q206] Which is third most important? (V305)
TOTAL%
1) High income51928.3
2) No danger of being fired37320.3
3) Working hours are short, lots of free time28015.3
4) Chances for advancement38521.0
5) The work is important and gives a feeling of accomplishment27715.1
Missing47 
TOTAL1834100.0
304) (Q206c) [Code only if fourth thing mentioned for Q206] Which is fourth most important? (V306)
TOTAL%
1) High income36620.2
2) No danger of being fired49127.2
3) Working hours are short, lots of free time43023.8
4) Chances for advancement27715.3
5) The work is important and gives a feeling of accomplishment24413.5
Missing73 
TOTAL1808100.0
305) How old were you when you were first married? (Q207) (V307)
TOTAL%
13) 13 years old40.4
14) 14 years old101.0
15) 15 years old262.7
16) 16 years old414.3
17) 17 years old879.0
18) 18 years old14114.6
19) 19 years old12713.2
20) 20 years old879.0
21) 21 years old10510.9
22) 22 years old687.1
23) 23 years old717.4
24) 24 years old485.0
25) 25 years old363.7
26) 26 years old232.4
27) 27 years old222.3
28) 28 years old141.5
29) 29 years old131.3
30) 30 years old90.9
31) 31 years old20.2
32) 32 years old60.6
33) 33 years old80.8
34) 34 years old30.3
35) 35 years old30.3
36) 36 years old20.2
37) 37 years old30.3
39) 39 years old20.2
41) 41 years old10.1
42) 42 years old10.1
Missing918 
TOTAL963100.0
306) How many children have you had altogether, including any who died after birth? (Q208) (V308)
TOTAL%
1) One15415.9
2) Two23524.2
3) Three18419.0
4) Four10711.0
5) Five687.0
6) Six454.6
7) Seven293.0
8) Eight80.8
9) Nine101.0
10) 1070.7
11) 1140.4
13) 1310.1
14) 1410.1
97) None11712.1
Missing911 
TOTAL970100.0
307) How many years have you and your (husband/wife) been married? Code in exact number of years. (Q209) (V309)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL134618.44712
308) Here is a card that lists some feelings you might have about certain aspects of marriage. Could you tell me the statement that best describes how you feel about each of the following? – For example, how do you feel about your standard of living...the kind of house, clothes, car and so forth? (Q210) (V310)
TOTAL%
1) Pretty disappointed -- I'm really missing out on that91.3
2) It would be nice to have more13219.6
3) It's all right, I guess -- I can't complain10816.0
4) Quite satisfied -- I'm lucky the way it is38056.4
5) Enthusiastic -- it couldn't be better456.7
Missing1207 
TOTAL674100.0
309) How do you feel about the understanding you get of your problems and feelings? Q211 (V311)
TOTAL%
1) Pretty disappointed -- I'm really missing out on that385.6
2) It would be nice to have more7811.6
3) It's all right, I guess -- I can't complain18527.4
4) Quite satisfied -- I'm lucky the way it is29643.9
5) Enthusiastic -- it couldn't be better7811.6
Missing1206 
TOTAL675100.0
310) How do you feel about the love and affection you receive? (Q212) (V312)
TOTAL%
1) Pretty disappointed -- I'm really missing out on that314.6
2) It would be nice to have more568.3
3) It's all right, I guess -- I can't complain9614.2
4) Quite satisfied -- I'm lucky the way it is28241.7
5) Enthusiastic -- it couldn't be better21231.3
Missing1204 
TOTAL677100.0
311) How do you feel about the companionship in doing things together? (Q213) (V313)
TOTAL%
1) Pretty disappointed -- I'm really missing out on that476.9
2) It would be nice to have more8312.2
3) It's all right, I guess -- I can't complain9514.0
4) Quite satisfied -- I'm lucky the way it is26939.6
5) Enthusiastic -- it couldn't be better18627.4
Missing1201 
TOTAL680100.0
312) Respondent's spouse present V310 to V313? (V314)
TOTAL%
1) Yes11116.3
2) No56983.7
Missing1201 
TOTAL680100.0
313) What month and year were you born in? [Code month of birth Q215] (Q215) (V315)
TOTAL%
1) January1487.9
2) February1518.1
3) March1618.6
4) April1588.4
5) May1467.8
6) June1477.9
7) July1749.3
8) August1779.5
9) September1467.8
10) October1518.1
11) November1528.1
12) December1608.6
Missing10 
TOTAL1871100.0
314) What month and year were you born in? [Code actual year of birth] (Q215) (V316)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL18811926.33815
315) (Q216) [Code only if married] And what month and year was your (husband/wife) born in? (V317)
TOTAL%
1) January1278.4
2) February1137.4
3) March1328.7
4) April1318.6
5) May1379.0
6) June1056.9
7) July1258.2
8) August1399.2
9) September15110.0
10) October1278.4
11) November1137.4
12) December1177.7
Missing364 
TOTAL1517100.0
316) (Q216) [Code only if married] And what month and year was your (husband/wife) born in? (V318)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL18381579.297740
317) What was your total family income in 1970, considering all sources such as rents, profits, wages, interest, and so on from all family members? (Q217) (V319)
TOTAL%
0) $040.2
1) $1 - $99990.5
2) $1,000 - $1,999492.8
3) $2,000 - $2,999643.6
4) $3,000 - $3,999844.8
5) $4,000 - $4,999744.2
6) $5,000 - $5,999764.3
7) $6,000 - $6,999834.7
8) $7,000 - $7,999905.1
9) $8,000 - $8,9991136.4
10) $9,000 - $9,9991096.2
11) $10,000 - $11,99920811.8
12) $12,000 - $14,99928116.0
13) $15,000 - $19,99928816.4
14) $20,000 - $24,9991257.1
15) $25,000 or more1015.7
Missing123 
TOTAL1758100.0
318) What was your own personal income in 1970? (Q218) (V320)
TOTAL%
0) $036521.0
1) $1 - $999784.5
2) $1,000 - $1,9991005.7
3) $2,000 - $2,9991046.0
4) $3,000 - $3,9991196.8
5) $4,000 - $4,999864.9
6) $5,000 - $5,999643.7
7) $6,000 - $6,999864.9
8) $7,000 - $7,999995.7
9) $8,000 - $8,999885.1
10) $9,000 - $9,999844.8
11) $10,000 - $11,9991357.7
12) $12,000 - $14,9991538.8
13) $15,000 - $19,9991136.5
14) $20,000 - $24,999221.3
15) $25,000 or more462.6
Missing139 
TOTAL1742100.0
319) One last question: Generally speaking, do you usually think of yourself as a Republican, a Democrat, or what? (Q219a) Do you consider yourself a strong Republican or a not very strong Republican? (Q219b) Do you consider yourself a strong Democrat or a not very strong Democrat? (Q219c) Do you generally lean more toward the Republican or Democratic Party? (V321)
TOTAL%
1) Strong Republican1136.1
2) Not strong Republican21111.4
3) Lean Republican1005.4
4) Neither (volunteered); (respondent is not closer to one party or the other)25213.7
5) Lean Democrat1648.9
6) Not strong Democrat48926.5
7) Strong Democrat51527.9
Missing37 
TOTAL1844100.0
320) (Ask only if respondent has a telephone) May I have your phone number in case we need to contact you again? (Q221) (V322)
TOTAL%
1) Telephone number given164393.0
2) Telephone number refused1247.0
Missing114 
TOTAL1767100.0
321) Total time of interview in minutes (V323)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL187166.73223
322) Respondent's race (V324)
TOTAL%
1) Black40621.6
2) White145777.7
3) Oriental40.2
4) Mexican, Puerto Rican, Chicano50.3
5) American Indian20.1
7) Other20.1
Missing5 
TOTAL1876100.0
323) Respondent's understanding of questions (V325)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent60832.6
2) Good87446.9
3) Fair31016.6
4) Poor723.9
Missing17 
TOTAL1864100.0
324) How much did you personally like the interview? (Q225) (V326)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal72439.2
2) Somewhat83345.1
3) Slightly20811.3
4) Disliked interview814.4
Missing35 
TOTAL1846100.0
325) What persons over 10 years of age were present during the interview? (Q226) (V327)
TOTAL%
1) None103255.2
2) Spouse of respondent51527.6
3) Child over 101477.9
7) Other1749.3
Missing13 
TOTAL1868100.0
326) [Code only if second person mentioned for Q226] What persons over 10 years of age were present during the interview? (Q226) (V328)
TOTAL%
2) Spouse of respondent10.6
3) Child over 107342.2
7) Other9957.2
Missing1708 
TOTAL173100.0
327) Did this affect the interview in any important way? How and what questions? (Q226a) (V329)
TOTAL%
1) Yes -- changed respondent's answers to some questions506.3
2) Yes -- disrupted interview but respondent's answers not affected8710.9
3) Some indication respondent's answers affected, but ambiguous9011.3
5) No effect57371.6
Missing1081 
TOTAL800100.0
328) Did respondent ask your opinions on questions? (Q227) (V330)
TOTAL%
1) Never125367.3
2) Rarely32517.5
3) Occasionally23912.8
4) Often452.4
Missing19 
TOTAL1862100.0
329) Did respondent seem to want reassurance that his answers were adequate or correct or 'good ones?' (Q228) (V331)
TOTAL%
1) Never118363.5
2) Rarely36819.8
3) Occasionally24112.9
4) Often703.8
Missing19 
TOTAL1862100.0
330) How much did respondent seem to want to please you? (Q229) (V332)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all70738.4
2) Somewhat81644.3
3) Definitely25113.6
4) Great deal663.6
Missing41 
TOTAL1840100.0
331) Are you presently working? (Q172) Are you looking for work? (Q172a) (V333)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, presently working108658.0
2) Yes, looking for work844.5
3) No67736.2
8) Not presently working; N.A. whether looking for work or not251.3
Missing9 
TOTAL1872100.0
332) (Q173) [Code if presently working] What kind of work do you do? (Q177) [Code if not presently working] For your last job, what kind of work did you do? (V334)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1800477.369243
333) (Q174) [Code if presently working] Who do you work for? (Q175) What kind of business or industry is that? (Q178) [Code if not presently working] Who did you work for? (Q179) What kind of business or industry is that? (V335)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1790566.337252
334) [Q176(180)] Do(Did) you work for yourself or someone else? (V336)
TOTAL%
1) Yourself945.2
2) Someone else170994.8
Missing78 
TOTAL1803100.0
335) Type of employer. [Q176a(180a)] (V337)
TOTAL%
1) A private company149787.8
2) The government. (Include persons who work for any governmental unit -- federal, state, local or international.)20612.1
3) Unpaid family workers. (Include persons working without pay in a family business or farm.)20.1
Missing176 
TOTAL1705100.0
336) What kind of work did your father do while you were growing up? (Q181) (V338)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1732487.184251
337) Industry of respondent's father. What kind of business or industry was that? (Q182) (V339)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1743360.877274
338) Respondent's father self employed or work for others. Did he work for…? (Q183) (V340)
TOTAL%
1) Himself45825.6
2) Someone else132874.4
Missing95 
TOTAL1786100.0
339) Respondent's father type of employer. (Q183a) (V341)
TOTAL%
1) A private company117188.5
2) The government. (Include persons who work for any governmental unit -- federal, state, local or international)15211.5
Missing558 
TOTAL1323100.0
340) Respondent's marital status. (V342)
TOTAL%
1) Married (M)135572.1
2) Single (Si)1467.8
3) Divorced (D)1075.7
4) Separated (Sep)774.1
5) Widowed (W)19510.4
Missing1 
TOTAL1880100.0
341) Is your (husband/wife) presently working? (Q184) Is (he/she) looking for work? (Q184a) (V343)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, (husband/wife) presently working85360.0
2) Yes, (he/she) looking for work352.5
3) No50835.7
5) Undocumented30.2
8) Not presently working; N.A. whether looking for work231.6
Missing459 
TOTAL1422100.0
342) Refer to present occupation or last known of ex-spouse. (V344)
TOTAL%
1) Last-known occupation -- respondent doesn't know present occupation4250.6
2) Present occupation, or no indication that respondent doesn't known present occupation4149.4
Missing1798 
TOTAL83100.0
343) Respondent's spouse's occupation. (V345)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1459469.509243
344) Respondent's spouse's industry (V346)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1457546.618260
345) Does spouse work for self or others? [Q188(192)] (V347)
TOTAL%
1) Himself/herself1147.7
2) Someone else136292.3
Missing405 
TOTAL1476100.0
346) Spouse's type of employer. [Q188a(192a)] (V348)
TOTAL%
1) A private company117686.5
2) The government. (Include persons who work for any governmental unit)18013.2
3) Unpaid family workers. (Include persons working without pay in a family business or farm)40.3
Missing521 
TOTAL1360100.0
347) What kind of work did your husband's father do while your husband was growing up? (Q193) (V349)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL537466.022246
348) Industry of husband's father (V350)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL553378.564275
349) Husband's father self employed or work for others. (Q195) (V351)
TOTAL%
1) Himself15927.6
2) Someone else41872.4
Missing1304 
TOTAL577100.0
350) Husband's father type of employer. (Q195a) (V352)
TOTAL%
1) A private company37389.7
2) The government. Include persons who work for any governmental unit4310.3
Missing1465 
TOTAL416100.0
351) Is head of household presently working? (Q196) Is he/she looking for work? (Q196a) (V353)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, (head) presently working4770.1
2) Yes, (he/she) looking for work11.5
3) No1826.9
8) Inapplicable: Head never worked -- 'Inapplicable'; or head is student11.5
Missing1814 
TOTAL67100.0
352) Occupation of head of household. (V354)
TOTAL%
70) Dancers and dancing teachers11.5
150) Nurses, professional34.5
162) Physicians and surgeons11.5
275) Officials, lodge, society, union, etc.11.5
290) Managers, officials and proprietors (n.e.c.)34.5
291) Manager or proprietor, self-employed57.5
302) Attendants and assistants, library11.5
310) Bookkeepers11.5
314) Dispatchers and starters, vehicle11.5
320) File clerks11.5
323) Mail11.5
342) Secretaries23.0
370) Clerical and kindred workers (n.e.c.)23.0
380) Advertising agents and salesmen11.5
385) Insurance agents, brokers and underwriters11.5
393) Real estate agents and brokers11.5
404) Bookbinders23.0
405) Brickmasons, stonemasons and tile setters11.5
411) Carpenters11.5
430) Foremen (n.e.c.)11.5
450) Inspectors (n.e.c.)11.5
465) Machinists34.5
472) Mechanics and repairmen, automobile23.0
480) Mechanics and repairmen (n.e.c.)23.0
502) Pattern and model makers, except paper11.5
510) Plumbers and pipe fitters11.5
524) Tailors and tailoresses11.5
525) Tinsmiths, coppersmiths and sheet metal workers11.5
631) Assemblers23.0
632) Attendants, auto service and parking11.5
643) Checkers, examiners and inspectors, manufacturing34.5
674) Laundry and dry cleaning operatives23.0
695) Photographic process workers11.5
721) Welders and flame-cutters34.5
775) Operatives and kindred workers (n.e.c.)46.0
804) Private household workers (n.e.c.)23.0
824) Charwomen and cleaners11.5
825) Cooks, except private household11.5
834) Janitors and sexton34.5
963) Garage laborers and car washers and greasers11.5
Missing1814 
TOTAL67100.0
353) Industry of head of household. (V355)
TOTAL%
196) Construction57.4
217) Cement and concrete, gypsum and plaster products11.5
247) Fabricated structural metal products11.5
257) Office, computing and accounting machines11.5
267) Motor vehicles and motor vehicle equipment1420.6
268) Aircraft and parts11.5
286) Professional equipment and supplies11.5
296) Miscellaneous manufacturing industries11.5
299) Durable manufacturing, NA what kind11.5
306) Meat products22.9
316) Bakery products22.9
349) Yarn, thread and fabric mills11.5
367) Miscellaneous fabricated textile products11.5
408) Paints, varnishes and related products11.5
426) Rubber products11.5
507) Street railways and bus lines11.5
509) Trucking service11.5
576) Water supply11.5
617) Electrical goods, hardware and plumbing equipment11.5
649) Household appliances, TV and radio stores11.5
657) Gasoline service stations11.5
659) Eating and drinking places22.9
706) Banking and credit agencies11.5
726) Insurance22.9
736) Real estate (incl. real estate-insurance-law office)11.5
808) Automobile repair services and garages22.9
809) Miscellaneous repair services11.5
816) Private households22.9
828) Laundering, cleaning and dyeing services22.9
838) Barber and beauty shops11.5
839) Miscellaneous personal services11.5
846) Theaters and motion pictures11.5
867) Medical and other health services, except hospitals22.9
868) Hospitals45.9
876) Educational services: government or private22.9
879) Welfare and religious services11.5
888) Nonprofit membership organizations11.5
906) Postal service11.5
936) Local public administration11.5
Missing1813 
TOTAL68100.0
354) Head of household self employed or work for others. [Q200(204)] (V356)
TOTAL%
1) (Himself/herself)710.0
2) Someone else6390.0
Missing1811 
TOTAL70100.0
355) Head of household type of employer. [Q200a(204a)] (V357)
TOTAL%
1) A private company5587.3
2) The government. Include persons who work for any governmental unit812.7
Missing1818 
TOTAL63100.0
356) Now, here are some questions on another current topic -- that of women working. First, why do you think most women work? (Q14) (V360)
TOTAL%
1) Have to earn a living, have to work, for the money.57330.6
2) Want extra things, luxuries.1387.4
3) To supplement family income, to help out husbands.74339.7
4) Security.20.1
5) The work itself, or career, interest in work, like work.120.6
6) Keep alert and active.30.2
7) For social contacts; get out in world.60.3
8) Hunting for a husband; to get a husband.20.1
9) Self respect, to feel useful and important.301.6
10) To be independent.593.2
11) Ambition, to get ahead.191.0
12) Enjoy working.241.3
13) Compelled to work; instinctive; have to work.40.2
15) Bored at home, don't like housework, to get out of the home;1869.9
16) Fill idle time, keep occupied.482.6
17) Take men's jobs, compete with men.40.2
18) Selfish, unstable.20.1
19) Hungry or greedy for money.140.7
20) Same reasons that men work.10.1
97) Other30.2
Missing8 
TOTAL1873100.0
357) Reason most women work mention two. (V361)
TOTAL%
1) Have to earn a living, have to work, for the money.17817.6
2) Want extra things, luxuries.14414.2
3) To supplement family income, to help out husbands.19018.8
4) Security.20.2
5) The work itself, or career, interest in work, like work.313.1
6) Keep alert and active.111.1
7) For social contacts; get out in world.212.1
8) Hunting for a husband; to get a husband.20.2
9) Self respect, to feel useful and important.414.1
10) To be independent.484.7
11) Ambition, to get ahead.121.2
12) Enjoy working.504.9
13) Compelled to work; instinctive; have to work.50.5
14) For the good of society; the community, to help the war effort.20.2
15) Bored at home, don't like housework, to get out of the home;18918.7
16) Fill idle time, keep occupied.706.9
17) Take men's jobs, compete with men.50.5
19) Hungry or greedy for money.80.8
20) Same reasons that men work.20.2
Missing870 
TOTAL1011100.0
358) [Q16 (Q22, P837)] Do you feel that women have special problems in working? (V362)
TOTAL%
1) Yes119464.9
2) No64735.1
Missing40 
TOTAL1841100.0
359) Are there some kinds of work that you feel women should not have? [Q17 (Q23, P837)] (V363)
TOTAL%
1) Yes125567.2
2) No61332.8
Missing13 
TOTAL1868100.0
360) Type of work women should not have -- mention one. (V364)
TOTAL%
1) Heavy work, hard work.44035.3
2) Where working conditions bad, dirty, dangerous.231.8
3) High administrative jobs; high paying jobs; decision-making1058.4
4) Factory jobs.22518.1
5) Work usually done by men; truck drivers, cab drivers, bus drivers, jobs traditionally male38130.6
6) Work which might be thought not respectable; barmaid, prostitute, etc151.2
7) Where they take the job away from men.221.8
8) Professions: doctors, lawyers, etc.181.4
9) Women shouldn't work.60.5
97) Other100.8
Missing636 
TOTAL1245100.0
361) Type of work women should not have- mention two. (V365)
TOTAL%
1) Heavy work, hard work.12231.4
2) Where working conditions bad, dirty, dangerous.318.0
3) High administrative jobs; high paying jobs; decision-making4110.6
4) Factory jobs.4812.4
5) Work usually done by men; truck drivers, cab drivers, bus drivers, jobs traditionally male11529.6
6) Work which might be thought not respectable; barmaid, prostitute, etc92.3
7) Where they take the job away from men.123.1
8) Professions: doctors, lawyers, etc.71.8
9) Women shouldn't work.30.8
Missing1493 
TOTAL388100.0
362) Why do you feel this way? (Q17b, Q23b, P837) (V366)
TOTAL%
1) Not women's work; woman's place is in the home.16513.8
2) Injurious to health.413.4
3) Too hard, too heavy, too dangerous.66155.1
4) Women not as capable, not as skilled; not as stable.13311.1
5) Takes men's jobs.847.0
6) Degrading, coursening, cheapening; loss of dignity.1139.4
7) She becomes materialistic, demanding.30.3
Missing681 
TOTAL1200100.0
363) Sex of selected child. (V367)
TOTAL%
1) Male25942.9
2) Female34557.1
Missing1277 
TOTAL604100.0
364) (Q50) Here are some tasks that some parents require of their children. Which of these did you or would you require of (child's name) and by what age? (Q50a) Putting away (his/her) own clothes. (V368)
TOTAL%
0) Before one year10.2
1) One year40.7
2) Two years335.5
3) Three years9515.9
4) Four years10718.0
5) Five years15025.2
6) Six years6911.6
7) Seven years549.1
8) Eight years355.9
9) Nine years142.3
10) 10 years213.5
11) 11 years30.5
12) 12 years50.8
13) 13 years20.3
14) 14 years10.2
15) 15 years20.3
Missing1285 
TOTAL596100.0
365) (Q50) Here are some tasks that some parents require of their children. Which of these did you or would you require of (child's name) and by what age? (Q50b) Picking up (his/her) own toys. (V369)
TOTAL%
0) Before one year10.2
1) One year457.6
2) Two years17930.1
3) Three years17930.1
4) Four years9315.6
5) Five years6310.6
6) Six years203.4
7) Seven years81.3
8) Eight years40.7
10) 10 years20.3
12) 12 years10.2
Missing1286 
TOTAL595100.0
366) (Q50) Here are some tasks that some parents require of their children. Which of these did you or would you require of (child's name) and by what age? (Q50c) Running errands to nearby store. (V370)
TOTAL%
0) Before one year10.2
3) Three years61.0
4) Four years71.2
5) Five years6110.6
6) Six years8214.3
7) Seven years8915.5
8) Eight years10718.6
9) Nine years6010.4
10) 10 years10217.7
11) 11 years203.5
12) 12 years295.0
13) 13 years61.0
14) 14 years20.3
15) 15 years10.2
16) 16 years20.3
Missing1306 
TOTAL575100.0
367) (Q50) Here are some tasks that some parents require of their children. Which of these did you or would you require of (CHILD'S NAME) and by what age? (Q50d) Dressing (himself/herself) completely. (V371)
TOTAL%
1) One year10.2
2) Two years223.7
3) Three years10016.8
4) Four years13522.6
5) Five years19132.0
6) Six years7512.6
7) Seven years376.2
8) Eight years162.7
9) Nine years71.2
10) 10 years71.2
12) 12 years20.3
13) 13 years30.5
16) 16 years10.2
Missing1284 
TOTAL597100.0
368) Think about a time when (name; will be/was) ten years old. (He/she) has just done something that you feel is very good, or (he/she) has been particularly good. What would you do at those times? (Q51) Can you give me an example? (Q51a) (V372)
TOTAL%
1) Psychic reward: satisfaction expected to come from within the child for a job well-done10.2
2) Other verbal praise.43071.7
3) Special privileges or freedoms.315.2
4) Material reward: money or gifts -- concrete rewards6611.0
5) Love him, kiss him, overt affection.6711.2
6) Does something, what N.A.10.2
7) Doesn't do anything.40.7
Missing1281 
TOTAL600100.0
369) Think about a time when (name; will be/was) 10 years old. (He/she) has just done something that you feel is very good, or (he/she) has been particularly good. What would you do at those times? (Q51) Can you give me an example? (Q51a) (Code only if second thing mentioned) (Q51a). (V373)
TOTAL%
1) Psychic reward: satisfaction expected to come from within the child for a job well-done83.5
2) Other verbal praise.4720.7
3) Special privileges or freedoms.3515.4
4) Material reward: money or gifts -- concrete rewards9240.5
5) Love him, kiss him, overt affection.4419.4
6) Does something, what N.A.10.4
Missing1654 
TOTAL227100.0
370) Now, please think about a time when (name; will be/was) 10 years old. (He/she) has just done something that you feel is very wrong, something that you have warned (him/her) against ever doing. What would you do at such times? (Q52) Can you give me an example? (Q52a) (V374)
TOTAL%
1) Psychic punishment: mentions specifically that guilt or shame feelings engendered in child50.8
2) Verbal admonition: scolding, warnings or threats (excluding shame, guilt)9015.0
3) Physical punishment15926.5
4) Restriction of behavior and withdrawal of privileges (kept home, no T.V., etc.)22637.7
5) Would not punish, do something positive (reassure, etc.)11118.5
6) Punish, not further specified.50.8
7) Do something, what N.A.20.3
8) Child never does wrong things.20.3
Missing1281 
TOTAL600100.0
371) Now, please think about a time when (name; will be/was) 10 years old. (He/she) has just done something that you feel is very wrong, something that you have warned (him/her) against ever doing. What would you do at such times? (Q52) Can you give me an example? (Mention two) (Q52a) (V375)
TOTAL%
1) Psychic punishment: mentions specifically that guilt or shame feelings engendered in child10.4
2) Verbal admonition: scolding, warnings or threats (excluding shame, guilt)187.5
3) Physical punishment5121.3
4) Restriction of behavior and withdrawal of privileges (kept home, no T.V., etc.)13556.3
5) Would not punish, do something positive (reassure, etc.)2610.8
6) Punish, not further specified.93.8
Missing1641 
TOTAL240100.0
372) Some mothers believe that for a child's own good they should know what (he/she) is doing most of the time and should supervise (him/her) until a certain age. What age would you say that should be? (Q53) (V376)
TOTAL%
1) Before five years71.4
2) Five or six years469.0
3) Seven or eight years254.9
4) 9-12 years7414.4
5) 13-14 years438.4
6) 15 years275.3
7) 16 years6612.9
8) 17 years346.6
9) 18-20 years16432.0
10) 21 years or older275.3
Missing1368 
TOTAL513100.0
373) Mothers have different ways of handling a crying child of five months. Suppose that you were busy preparing the family dinner and the baby was cranky and crying. If you thought nothing was wrong with (him/her), and (he/she) only wanted attention, what would you do? (Code whether mother takes action) (Q54) (V377)
TOTAL%
1) Immediate, or unconditional action (Checking on child is not considered action)26343.8
2) Delayed, or conditional action (Takes action after a while, after checking, let him cry first, etc)335.5
3) Check if child all right, no other action.325.3
4) Sometimes let him cry or do nothing, and sometimes do something111.8
5) Do nothing, let child cry.24641.0
6) Someone other than mother would do something.152.5
Missing1281 
TOTAL600100.0
374) Mothers have different ways of handling a crying child of five months. Suppose that you were busy preparing the family dinner and the baby was cranky and crying. If you thought nothing was wrong with (him/her), and (he/she) only wanted attention, what would you do? (Code action mother takes) (Q54) (V378)
TOTAL%
1) Child active (e.g., mother gives child a toy to play with)226.9
2) Child passive (mother turns child over)216.6
3) Motor gratification (N.A. whether '1' or '2' above)103.1
4) Gives interaction through direct physical contact with child11435.6
5) Mother passive (places child close by)6119.1
6) Mother active (talks and sings to child)82.5
7) Mother active (feeds child while holding)72.2
8) Mother passive (provides child with bottle or pacifier)185.6
9) Provides oral gratification (not further specified whether active or passive)41.3
10) Do something, what unspecified4714.7
11) Punish the child82.5
Missing1561 
TOTAL320100.0
375) Mothers have different ways of handling a crying child of five months. Suppose that you were busy preparing the family dinner and the baby was cranky and crying. If you thought nothing was wrong with (him/her), and (he/she) only wanted attention, what would you do? (Code action mother takes) (Q54) (Second mention) (V379)
TOTAL%
1) Child active (e.g., mother gives child a toy to play with)1119.0
2) Child passive (mother turns child over)610.3
3) Motor gratification (N.A. whether '1' or '2' above)35.2
4) Gives interaction through direct physical contact with child58.6
5) Mother passive (places child close by)1017.2
6) Mother active (talks and sings to child)610.3
7) Mother active (feeds child while holding)11.7
8) Mother passive (provides child with bottle or pacifier)1017.2
9) Provides oral gratification (not further specified whether active or passive)11.7
10) Do something, what unspecified35.2
11) Punish the child23.4
Missing1823 
TOTAL58100.0
376) Suppose a 14-year-old child were interested in some worthwhile activities that gave (him/her) little time to spend with other children. The things the other children are doing are just as worthwhile, but they don't interest this particular child. Would you encourage (him/her) in going on with (his/her) own interests, or would you rather see (him/her) change to something (he/she) can do with other children? (Q55) (V380)
TOTAL%
1) Continue with own interests; it's up to the child or he's old enough to decide44273.5
2) Continue with own interests, if doesn't over do it.81.3
3) Do both, but own interests more important.183.0
4) Both continue with own interests and be with others (neither one more important)172.8
5) It depends on the nature of the child (genius, etc.)61.0
6) Do both, but being with others more important101.7
7) Be with others10016.6
Missing1280 
TOTAL601100.0
377) Have there been times in the last month when you've wanted to find out about what behavior to expect from children at a particular age, or about how to get children to do something? (Q56) (V381)
TOTAL%
1) Yes32754.3
2) No27445.5
3) No, but indicates she reads child books, etc., regularly10.2
Missing1279 
TOTAL602100.0
378) What were the things you wanted to find out about? (Q56a) (V382)
TOTAL%
1) Knowledge of child's dynamics (how he develops or grows psychologically, or physically)12240.4
2) Knowledge about child's non-home environment.206.6
3) When or how to control child's behavior.11237.1
4) Other questions about mother's own behavior toward child (excluding explicit control behavior)4815.9
Missing1579 
TOTAL302100.0
379) What respondent wanted to find out. (Mention two) (V383)
TOTAL%
1) Knowledge of child's dynamics (how he develops or grows psychologically, or physically)1026.3
2) Knowledge about child's non-home environment.513.2
3) When or how to control child's behavior.615.8
4) Other questions about mother's own behavior toward child (excluding explicit control behavior)1744.7
Missing1843 
TOTAL38100.0
380) Number of entertainers mentioned. (V385)
TOTAL%
1) One entertainer828.0
2) Two entertainers20620.1
3) Three entertainers67065.3
4) Four entertainers504.9
5) Five entertainer131.3
6) Six entertainers40.4
7) Seven entertainers10.1
Missing855 
TOTAL1026100.0
381) Number of male entertainers in first three mentions. (V386)
TOTAL%
1) One male entertainer22222.2
2) Two male entertainers40840.7
3) Three male entertainers37237.1
Missing879 
TOTAL1002100.0
382) Number of female entertainers in first three mentions. (V387)
TOTAL%
1) One female entertainer32381.6
2) Two female entertainers6817.2
3) Three female entertainers51.3
Missing1485 
TOTAL396100.0
383) Ratio of male to female entertainers in first three mentions. (V388)
TOTAL%
1) Only male entertainers given.61961.1
2) More male than female entertainers given.24524.2
3) Same number of male and female entertainers given.686.7
4) More female than male entertainers given.676.6
5) Only female entertainers given.141.4
Missing868 
TOTAL1013100.0
384) Number of black entertainers in first three mentions. (V389)
TOTAL%
1) One black entertainer26657.5
2) Two black entertainers11725.3
3) Three black entertainers8017.3
Missing1418 
TOTAL463100.0
385) Number of white entertainers in first three mentions. (V390)
TOTAL%
1) One white entertainer23326.4
2) Two white entertainers30034.0
3) Three white entertainers34939.6
Missing999 
TOTAL882100.0
386) Ration of black to white entertainers in first three months. (V391)
TOTAL%
1) Only black entertainers given.13113.0
2) More black than white entertainers given.929.1
3) Same number of black and white entertainers given.696.8
4) More white than black entertainers given.17217.0
5) Only white entertainers given.54654.1
Missing871 
TOTAL1010100.0
387) Number of black entertainers excluding list. (V392)
TOTAL%
1) One black entertainer12862.7
2) Two black entertainers5828.4
3) Three black entertainers188.8
Missing1677 
TOTAL204100.0
388) Code marginal comment indicating respondent might deliberately chose one race or other. (V393)
TOTAL%
1) Marginal comment indicates respondent might have deliberately chosen black entertainers60.6
2) Marginal comment indicates respondent might have deliberately chosen white entertainers10.1
5) No marginal comment indicating respondent might have deliberately chosen entertainers of one or the other101799.3
Missing857 
TOTAL1024100.0
389) In view of the developments since we entered the fighting, do you think the United States made a mistake in sending troops to fight in Vietnam. (Q88) (V394)
TOTAL%
1) Yes126369.5
2) No55530.5
Missing63 
TOTAL1818100.0
390) In view of the developments since we entered the fighting, do you think the United States made a mistake in sending troops to fight in Vietnam. (Q88) (V395)
TOTAL%
1) We cannot win the war or the war is not winnable.12629.0
2) We are not trying to win the war.9922.8
3) We are not winning.112.5
4) The war is not ending.19945.7
Missing1446 
TOTAL435100.0
391) People killed or injured. (V396)
TOTAL%
1) American soldiers killed or injured.35166.6
2) American soldiers hurt in other ways.305.7
3) People killed or injured - identity ambiguous.9718.4
4) Both Americans and Vietnamese killed or injured: or philosophic objection to all war or violence326.1
5) Vietnamese people killed or injured.50.9
6) Vietnamese people or society hurt in other ways.122.3
Missing1354 
TOTAL527100.0
392) Loss of U.S. resources. (V397)
TOTAL%
1) U.S. resources wasted in Vietnam (no mention of alternative)11545.1
2) U.S. resources wasted in Vietnam (explicit mention of alternative use)4015.7
3) The war causes polarization (dissension in U.S.)5120.0
4) 'We have enough problems of our own to take care of'4919.2
Missing1626 
TOTAL255100.0
393) Vietnam not important to American interests. (V398)
TOTAL%
1) Vietnam is 'too far away;' 'We don't belong in Asia.'277.4
2) Vietnam is not essential to American military interests.277.4
3) Concern with defending the U.S. from external threat.349.3
4) We gain nothing from the war or nothing good comes out of the war27675.8
Missing1517 
TOTAL364100.0
394) Intervention or help okay but form or handling questionable. (V399)
TOTAL%
1) Okay to send aid (economic aid, arms, advisors) but not troops.9649.2
2) U.S. mismanaged the war.7236.9
3) Okay to 'help' but we became 'too involved.'2713.8
Missing1686 
TOTAL195100.0
395) Entry to war not legitimate. (V400)
TOTAL%
1) The war benefits special interests in the U.S.7538.5
2) President or administration deceived or misled the people.2412.3
3) Should not have entered war without consent of Congress, U.S citizens or the U.N.8041.0
4) We should have negotiated first or we weren't committed to send troops.168.2
Missing1686 
TOTAL195100.0
396) Vietnam is internal conflict. (V401)
TOTAL%
1) It is a civil war.6210.7
2) Vietnamese don't want us there, don't care who wins, not ideological, just want peace, to be left alone.6411.0
3) The war is Vietnamese responsibility, not our war.19734.0
4) Our intervention worsened the conflict.193.3
5) Shouldn't meddle in other people's business.23841.0
Missing1301 
TOTAL580100.0
397) Motives or actions are questionable (V402)
TOTAL%
1) U.S. motives wrong or questionable.4130.6
2) We shouldn't force our 'way of life' on Vietnam.7656.7
3) North Vietnamese are justified or best rule for Vietnam.107.5
4) The war is immoral or wrong, no further explanation.75.2
Missing1747 
TOTAL134100.0
398) War is confused or confusing. (V403)
TOTAL%
1) I don't understand the war.4431.0
2) The American people don't understand the war.7049.3
3) American leaders (or the U.S. in general) don't understand Vietnam or the Vietnamese nature of the war2819.7
Missing1739 
TOTAL142100.0
399) Problems with South Vietnamese government (V404)
TOTAL%
1) Negative characteristics of South Vietnamese government3341.3
2) Negative characteristics of South Vietnamese people2632.5
3) South Vietnamese government lacks popular support22.5
4) Allies (other than South Vietnamese) not helping1923.8
Missing1801 
TOTAL80100.0
400) Respondent's reference to U.S. government (V405)
TOTAL%
1) Respondent refers to U.S. government as 'we'73568.9
2) Respondent refers to U.S. government as 'they'19818.6
3) Respondent refers to U.S. government as both 'we' and 'they'13412.6
Missing814 
TOTAL1067100.0
401) Response not codable (V406)
TOTAL%
1) Other: entire or part of response to Q88a-b coherent, but not codable in cols. 67-774636.8
2) Other: entire or part of response to Q88a-b coherent, but contradicts response to Q88.1512.0
8) Don't know for entire response3427.2
9) N.A.: entire response incoherent and not codable, or N.A. for other reasons3024.0
Missing1756 
TOTAL125100.0
402) I-RELIGION: First, do you have a religious preference? That is are you either Protestant, Catholic, Jewish or something else? (Q112) (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-RELIGION)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant99252.7
2) Catholic68636.5
3) Jewish341.8
4) No preference1136.0
5) Other563.0
TOTAL1881100.0
403) I-ATTEND: About how often, if ever, have you attended religious services during the last year? (Q119) (Recoded or use with online analysis) (I-ATTEND)
TOTAL%
1) Once a week or more66235.3
2) Two or three times a month24913.3
3) Once a month1437.6
4) A few times a year or less49126.2
5) Never33217.7
Missing4 
TOTAL1877100.0
404) I-MARITAL: Respondent's marital status (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Married (M)135472.0
2) Single (Si)1508.0
3) Divorced (D)1055.6
4) Separated (Sep)764.0
5) Widowed (W)19610.4
TOTAL1881100.0
405) I-RACE: Respondent's race (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-RACE)
TOTAL%
1) Black40621.6
2) White145777.7
3) Other130.7
Missing5 
TOTAL1876100.0
406) I-GENDER: Sex of respondent (Recoded or use with online analysis) (I-GENDER)
TOTAL%
1) Male (M)82844.0
2) Female (F)105356.0
TOTAL1881100.0
407) I-AGE: Age of respondent (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-AGE)
TOTAL%
1) 21-3461933.2
2) 35-4957931.0
3) 50-6444824.0
4) 65+22011.8
Missing15 
TOTAL1866100.0