General Social Survey 2014 Cross-Section and Panel Combined - Instructional Dataset

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) GSS year for this respondent (YEAR)
TOTAL%
2014) 3842100.0
TOTAL3842100.0
2) Respondent's ID number (ID)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL38424455.2864488
3) Last week were you working full time, part time, going to school, keeping house, or what? (WRKSTAT)
TOTAL%
1) Working full time184448.0
2) Working part time42111.0
3) With a job, but not at work because of temporary illness, vacation, strike571.5
4) Unemployed, laid off, looking for work1604.2
5) Retired73519.1
6) In school1132.9
7) Keeping house39910.4
8) Other1112.9
Missing2 
TOTAL3840100.0
4) If working, full- or part-time, how many hours did you work last week, at all jobs? (HRS1)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL226041.66515
5) If with a job, but not at work: How many hours a week do you usually work, at all jobs? (HRS2)
TOTAL%
1) 11.8
3) 11.8
9) 11.8
15) 23.6
18) 11.8
20) 23.6
25) 35.5
30) 23.6
32) 23.6
35) 11.8
37) 11.8
38) 11.8
40) 2138.2
45) 610.9
48) 11.8
50) 47.3
60) 47.3
70) 11.8
Missing3787 
TOTAL55100.0
6) If retired, in school, keeping house, or other, did you ever work for as long as one year? (EVWORK)
TOTAL%
1) Yes124691.9
2) No1108.1
Missing2486 
TOTAL1356100.0
7) Are/were you self employed or do/did you work for someone else? (WRKSLF)
TOTAL%
1) Self-employed45712.3
2) Someone else326887.7
Missing117 
TOTAL3725100.0
8) Are/were you employed by the federal, state, or local government or by a private employer (including non-profit organizations)? (WRKGOVT)
TOTAL%
1) Government72419.7
2) Private employer294880.3
Missing170 
TOTAL3672100.0
9) Respondent's occupation code from the 2010 Census Occupation Classification system (See Note 1: Occupation and Industry Codes on the ARDA summary page for link to codes) (OCC10)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL36994285.0282592
10) Respondent's occupation, prestige, and industry (See Note 2: Prestige, Socioeconomic Index Codes on ARDA summary page) (INDUS10)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL36906371.1782650
11) Are you currently married, widowed, divorced, separated, or have you never been married? (MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Married176746.1
2) Widowed3258.5
3) Divorced65517.1
4) Separated1203.1
5) Never married97025.3
Missing5 
TOTAL3837100.0
12) Marital type (MARTYPE)
TOTAL%
1) Marriage between a man and a woman115099.3
2) Marriage between people of the same gender80.7
Missing2684 
TOTAL1158100.0
13) If currently married or widowed, have you ever been divorced or legally separated? (DIVORCE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes53425.6
2) No155674.4
Missing1752 
TOTAL2090100.0
14) If currently married, separated, or divorced: Have you ever been widowed? (WIDOWED)
TOTAL%
1) Yes632.5
2) No247797.5
Missing1302 
TOTAL2540100.0
15) Last week, was your wife/husband working full-time, part-time, going to school, keeping house, or what? (SPWRKSTA)
TOTAL%
1) Working full-time92852.6
2) Working part-time18010.2
3) With a job, but not at work because of temporary illness, vacation, or strike402.3
4) Unemployed, laid off, looking for work462.6
5) Retired30217.1
6) In school160.9
7) Keeping house22012.5
8) Other331.9
Missing2077 
TOTAL1765100.0
16) If working, full- or part-time: How many hours did (he/she) work last week, at all jobs? (SPHRS1)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL109241.85514
17) If with a job, but not at work: How many hours a week does (he/she) work last week, at all jobs? (SPHRS2)
TOTAL%
1) 12.7
5) 12.7
15) 12.7
20) 25.4
25) 25.4
34) 12.7
40) 1643.2
42) 12.7
45) 38.1
48) 12.7
50) 513.5
55) 12.7
60) 12.7
70) 12.7
Missing3805 
TOTAL37100.0
18) If retired, in school, keeping house, or other: Did [your spouse] ever work for as long as one year? (SPEVWORK)
TOTAL%
1) Yes50587.7
2) No7112.3
Missing3266 
TOTAL576100.0
19) Is/was your spouse self-employed or does/did they work for someone else? (SPWRKSLF)
TOTAL%
1) Self-employed20011.8
2) Someone else149388.2
Missing2149 
TOTAL1693100.0
20) Spouse's occupation code from the 2010 Census Occupational Classification system (See Note 1: Occupation and Industry Codes on the ARDA summary page for link to codes) (SPOCC10)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL16714172.4242747
21) Spouse's industry code from the NAICS 2007 (See Note 1: Occupation and Industry Codes on the ARDA summary page for link to codes) (SPIND10)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL16626077.3652773
22) Was [your father] self employed or did he work for someone else? (PAWRKSLF)
TOTAL%
1) Self-employed77824.9
2) Someone else234375.1
Missing721 
TOTAL3121100.0
23) What kind of work did your [father/father substitute] usually do while you were growing up? That is, what was his job called? What did he actually do? What were some of his main duties? (See Note 1: Occupation and Industry Codes on ARDA summary page) (PAOCC10)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL30854985.693140
24) Father's industry (See Note 1: Occupation and Industry Codes on ARDA summary page) (PAIND10)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL30814419.6663212
25) Was [your mother] self-employed or did she work for someone else? (MAWRKSLF)
TOTAL%
1) Self-employed28711.0
2) Someone else232289.0
Missing1233 
TOTAL2609100.0
26) What kind of work did your [mother/mother substitute] usually do while you were growing up? That is, what was her job called? What did she actually do? What were some of her main duties? (See Note 1: Occupation and Industry Codes on ARDA summary page) (MAOCC10)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL25924597.2782191
27) What kind of place did she work for? What did they (make/do)? (See Note 1: Occupation and Industry Codes on ARDA summary page) (NAICS 2007) (MAIND10)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL25816624.6552532
28) How many brothers and sisters did you have? Please count those born alive, but no longer living, as well as those alive now. Also include stepbrothers and stepsisters, and children adopted by your parents. (SIBS)
TOTAL%
0) 1443.8
1) 73019.0
2) 78020.3
3) 65017.0
4) 43811.4
5) 3188.3
6) 2265.9
7) 1524.0
8) 1243.2
9) 882.3
10) 571.5
11) 441.1
12) 210.5
13) 190.5
14) 150.4
15) 60.2
16) 60.2
17) 60.2
18) 20.1
19) 10.0
20) 20.1
21) 10.0
23) 10.0
24) 10.0
25) 10.0
Missing9 
TOTAL3833100.0
29) How many children have you ever had? Please count all that were born alive at any time (including any you had from a previous marriage). (CHILDS)
TOTAL%
0) 0102226.7
1) 161616.1
2) 2103827.1
3) 362416.3
4) 42917.6
5) 51323.4
6) 6611.6
7) 7210.5
8) Eight or more270.7
Missing10 
TOTAL3832100.0
30) Respondent's age (AGE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL381849.83817
31) How old were you when your first child was born? (AGEKDBRN)
TOTAL%
12) 20.1
13) 40.1
14) 80.3
15) 271.0
16) 843.0
17) 1324.7
18) 1806.4
19) 2017.2
20) 2197.8
21) 2559.1
22) 1876.7
23) 1635.8
24) 1515.4
25) 1806.4
26) 1114.0
27) 1144.1
28) 1164.1
29) 943.4
30) 1274.5
31) 652.3
32) 822.9
33) 602.1
34) 411.5
35) 511.8
36) 341.2
37) 210.7
38) 170.6
39) 120.4
40) 180.6
41) 110.4
42) 130.5
43) 40.1
44) 30.1
45) 30.1
46) 10.0
47) 30.1
48) 30.1
50) 10.0
52) 20.1
57) 10.0
Missing1041 
TOTAL2801100.0
32) What is the highest grade in elementary school or high school that you finished and got credit for? (EDUC)
TOTAL%
0) No formal schooling90.2
1) 1st grade10.0
2) 2nd grade50.1
3) 3rd grade70.2
4) 4th grade40.1
5) 5th grade100.3
6) 6th grade360.9
7) 7th grade150.4
8) 8th grade651.7
9) 9th grade762.0
10) 10th grade1223.2
11) 11th grade1844.8
12) 12th grade101826.5
13) 1 year of college3248.4
14) 2 years49212.8
15) 3 years1945.1
16) 6 years69818.2
17) 5 years1233.2
18) 6 years2265.9
19) 7 years772.0
20) 8 years1544.0
Missing2 
TOTAL3840100.0
33) What is the highest grade in elementary school or high school that your father finished and got credit for? (PAEDUC)
TOTAL%
0) No formal school582.0
1) 1st grade100.3
2) 2nd grade291.0
3) 3rd grade501.7
4) 4th grade341.2
5) 5th grade441.5
6) 6th grade1244.3
7) 7th grade411.4
8) 8th grade2378.2
9) 9th grade782.7
10) 10th grade1204.2
11) 11th grade742.6
12) 12th grade102235.5
13) 1 year of college923.2
14) 2 years1846.4
15) 3 years441.5
16) 6 years38813.5
17) 5 years301.0
18) 6 years1023.5
19) 7 years341.2
20) 8 years863.0
Missing961 
TOTAL2881100.0
34) What is the highest grade in elementary school or high school that your mother finished and got credit for? (MAEDUC)
TOTAL%
0) No formal school862.5
1) 1st grade40.1
2) 2nd grade170.5
3) 3rd grade491.4
4) 4th grade391.1
5) 5th grade481.4
6) 6th grade1002.9
7) 7th grade411.2
8) 8th grade2246.5
9) 9th grade922.7
10) 10th grade1604.6
11) 11th grade1223.5
12) 12th grade139040.2
13) 1 year of college1253.6
14) 2 years34510.0
15) 3 years561.6
16) 6 years35910.4
17) 5 years260.8
18) 6 years1113.2
19) 7 years180.5
20) 8 years501.4
Missing380 
TOTAL3462100.0
35) What is the highest grade in elementary school or high school that your husband/wife finished and got credit for? (SPEDUC)
TOTAL%
0) No formal school90.5
1) 1st grade10.1
2) 2nd grade10.1
3) 3rd grade60.3
4) 4th grade60.3
5) 5th grade40.2
6) 6th grade150.9
7) 7th grade30.2
8) 8th grade241.4
9) 9th grade311.8
10) 10th grade382.2
11) 11th grade613.5
12) 12th grade51829.5
13) 1 year of college1106.3
14) 2 years20811.9
15) 3 years633.6
16) 6 years36220.7
17) 5 years502.9
18) 6 years1287.3
19) 7 years392.2
20) 8 years764.3
Missing2089 
TOTAL1753100.0
36) Do you have any college degrees? (If yes: what degree or degrees?) Code highest degree earned (DEGREE)
TOTAL%
0) Less than high school45211.8
1) High school191949.9
2) Associate/Junior college2907.5
3) Bachelor's73919.2
4) Graduate44211.5
TOTAL3842100.0
37) Does [your father] have any college degrees? (If yes: what degree or degrees?) Code highest degree earned (PADEG)
TOTAL%
0) Less than high school97032.6
1) High school129843.6
2) Associate/Junior college943.2
3) Bachelor's37012.4
4) Graduate2488.3
Missing862 
TOTAL2980100.0
38) Does [your mother] have any college degrees? (If yes: what degree or degrees?) Code highest degree earned (MADEG)
TOTAL%
0) Less than high school104529.1
1) High school180750.3
2) Associate/Junior college1985.5
3) Bachelor's3539.8
4) Graduate1905.3
Missing249 
TOTAL3593100.0
39) Does [your spouse] have any college degrees? (If yes: what degree or degrees?) Code highest degree earned (SPDEG)
TOTAL%
0) Less than high school18110.3
1) High school80145.5
2) Associate/Junior college1558.8
3) Bachelor's37421.2
4) Graduate25114.2
Missing2080 
TOTAL1762100.0
40) What was your major or field of study when you received your (respondent's college degree) degree? First mention (MAJOR1)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL93728.73520
41) What was your major or field of study when you received your (respondent's college degree) degree? Second mention (MAJOR2)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL19129.62819
42) Was that a diploma awarded by your high school at graduation at the end of 12th grade, a GED awarded after you took a test, or something else? (DIPGED)
TOTAL%
1) High School diploma199090.4
2) GED1968.9
3) Other150.7
Missing1641 
TOTAL2201100.0
43) Was that a diploma awarded by (RESPONDENT'S SPOUSE)'s high school at graduation at the end of 12th grade, a GED awarded after (RESPONDENT'S SPOUSE) took a test, or something else? (SPDIPGED)
TOTAL%
1) High School diploma110192.1
2) GED927.7
3) Other30.3
Missing2646 
TOTAL1196100.0
44) In what year did you receive your high school degree? (WHENHS)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL5111986.83618
45) In what year did you receive [college name] degree? (WHENCOL)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL9171993.3216
46) Besides attending college for credit, did you complete any courses for credit at an institution such as a business college, technical or vocational school? (VOEDCOL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes45230.9
2) No100969.1
Missing2381 
TOTAL1461100.0
47) If yes to VOEDCOL: What institution was that? (VOEDNME1)
TOTAL%
1) Jail/Prison10.2
2) High School10.2
3) Company/Business81.8
4) Vocational School/Trades/technical (not High School, not College)6514.7
6) Adult Education/School10.2
7) Medical/Nursing/Health/Dental/Hospital296.5
8) Union30.7
9) Armed Forces163.6
10) College/University21648.8
11) Art/Design40.9
12) Business College (not Business School at a university)153.4
14) Job Corp20.5
15) Beauty School/Cosmetology163.6
16) Insurance, Real Estate, Finance, Executive Management204.5
17) Police/Fire Academy; Training30.7
18) Development Center10.2
19) Career Center30.7
20) Foreign College/University92.0
30) Other306.8
Missing3399 
TOTAL443100.0
48) Did you complete any courses for credit at an institution such as a business college, technical, or vocational school? (VOEDNCOL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes28829.8
2) No67770.2
Missing2877 
TOTAL965100.0
49) If yes to VOEDNCOL: What institution was that? (VOEDNME2)
TOTAL%
2) High School31.1
3) Company/Business31.1
4) Vocational School/Trades/technical (not High School not College)6523.0
5) Secretarial School10.4
6) Adult Education/School20.7
7) Medical/Nursing/Health/Dental/Hospital113.9
8) Union31.1
9) Armed Forces72.5
10) College/University11942.2
12) Business College (not Business School at a university)124.3
13) Home Study/Correspondence20.7
14) Job Corp51.8
15) Beauty School/Cosmetology145.0
16) Insurance, Real Estate, Finance, Executive Management20.7
17) Police/Fire Academy; Training10.4
18) Development Center20.7
19) Career Center10.4
20) Foreign College/University62.1
30) Other238.2
Missing3560 
TOTAL282100.0
50) Respondent's sex (SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Male171544.6
2) Female212755.4
TOTAL3842100.0
51) What race do you consider yourself? (RACE)
TOTAL%
1) White291075.7
2) Black58515.2
3) Other3479.0
TOTAL3842100.0
52) Which of the categories on this card comes closest to the type of place you were living in when you were 16 years old? (RES16)
TOTAL%
1) In open country but not on a farm42311.0
2) On a farm3178.3
3) In a small city or town (under 50,000)125832.8
4) In a medium-size city (50,000-250,000)65016.9
5) In a suburb near a large city56314.7
6) In a large city (over 250,000)62816.4
Missing3 
TOTAL3839100.0
53) In what state or foreign country were you living when you were 16 years old? (REG16)
TOTAL%
0) Foreign country3599.3
1) New England1714.5
2) Middle Atlantic57615.0
3) East North Central72118.8
4) West North Central2296.0
5) South Atlantic57414.9
6) East South Central2356.1
7) West South Central3198.3
8) Mountain2065.4
9) Pacific45211.8
TOTAL3842100.0
54) When you were 16 years old, were you living in this same (city/town/county)? (MOBILE16)
TOTAL%
1) Same state, same city144737.7
2) Same state, different city95824.9
3) Different state143737.4
TOTAL3842100.0
55) Were you living with both your own mother and father around the time you were 16? (If no: With whom were you living around that time?) (FAMILY16)
TOTAL%
0) Other1153.0
1) Both own mother and father256466.7
2) Father and stepmother591.5
3) Mother and stepfather2456.4
4) Father only932.4
5) Mother only61115.9
6) Some other male relative (No female head)150.4
7) Some other female relative (No male head)581.5
8) Other arrangement with relatives (e.g., aunt and uncle, grandparents)822.1
TOTAL3842100.0
56) If not living with both own mother and father: What happened? (FAMDIF16)
TOTAL%
1) One or both parents died23218.3
2) Parents divorced or separated77160.9
3) Father absent in armed forces30.2
4) One or both parents in institution141.1
5) Other24719.5
Missing2575 
TOTAL1267100.0
57) Did your mother ever work for pay for as long as a year, while you were growing up? (MAWRKGRW)
TOTAL%
1) Yes261470.8
2) No108029.2
Missing148 
TOTAL3694100.0
58) Thinking about the time when you were 16 years old, compared with American families, in general, then would you say your family income was far below average, below average, average, above average, or far above average? (INCOM16)
TOTAL%
1) Far below average39310.4
2) Below average100926.6
3) Average166143.8
4) Above average64517.0
5) Far above average862.3
Missing48 
TOTAL3794100.0
59) Were you born in this country? (BORN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes337487.8
2) No46812.2
TOTAL3842100.0
60) Were both your parents born in this country? (PARBORN)
TOTAL%
0) Both born in U.S.303079.0
1) Mother yes, father no992.6
2) Mother no, father yes942.5
3) Mother yes, father don't know80.2
4) Mother no, father don't know20.1
5) Mother don't know, father yes30.1
6) Mother don't know, father no30.1
8) Neither born in U.S.59515.5
Missing8 
TOTAL3834100.0
61) How many grandparents were born outside the United States? (GRANBORN)
TOTAL%
0) All in the U.S.212258.3
1) One2547.0
2) Two40111.0
3) Three852.3
4) Four77621.3
Missing204 
TOTAL3638100.0
62) Number of persons in household (HOMPOP)
TOTAL%
1) 100326.1
2) 143337.3
3) 58715.3
4) 44011.5
5) 2316.0
6) 882.3
7) 360.9
8) 110.3
9) 70.2
10) 40.1
11) 20.1
TOTAL3842100.0
63) Number of members under six years of age (BABIES)
TOTAL%
0) 337288.3
1) 3138.2
2) 1143.0
3) 160.4
4) 40.1
Missing23 
TOTAL3819100.0
64) Number of members six to 12 years (PRETEEN)
TOTAL%
0) 325585.2
1) 3499.1
2) 1694.4
3) 441.2
4) 20.1
Missing23 
TOTAL3819100.0
65) Number of members 13 to 17 years old (TEENS)
TOTAL%
0) 336788.4
1) 3238.5
2) 1082.8
3) 100.3
4) 20.1
Missing32 
TOTAL3810100.0
66) Number of members over 17 years old (ADULTS)
TOTAL%
1) 1119331.3
2) 2196251.4
3) 344411.6
4) 41604.2
5) 5391.0
6) 6100.3
7) 740.1
8) Eight or more30.1
Missing27 
TOTAL3815100.0
67) How many persons in the household are not related to you in any way? (UNRELAT)
TOTAL%
0) 0223785.4
1) 126810.2
2) 2672.6
3) 3240.9
4) 4100.4
5) 560.2
6) 610.0
7) 720.1
8) Eight or more30.1
Missing1224 
TOTAL2618100.0
68) Just thinking about your family now -- those people in the household who are related to you -- how many persons in the family, including yourself, earned any money last year from any job or employment? (EARNRS)
TOTAL%
0) None71118.6
1) One150739.4
2) Two121631.8
3) Three2757.2
4) Four842.2
5) Five210.5
6) Six50.1
7) Seven50.1
Missing18 
TOTAL3824100.0
69) In which of these groups did your total family income, from all sources, fall last year before taxes, that is? (INCOME)
TOTAL%
1) Under $1,000541.5
2) $1,000 to 2,999501.4
3) $3,000 to 3,999290.8
4) $4,000 to 4,999180.5
5) $5,000 to 5,999230.7
6) $6,000 to 6,999300.8
7) $7,000 to 7,999280.8
8) $8,000 to 9,999782.2
9) $10,000 to 14,9992146.0
10) $15,000 to 19,9991775.0
11) $20,000 to 24,9992436.9
12) $25,000 or over259473.3
Missing304 
TOTAL3538100.0
70) [If respondent earned any income from (OCCUPATION IN OCC) in the previous year] In which of these groups did your earnings from (OCCUPATION IN OCC) for last year fall? That is, before taxes or other deductions. (RINCOME)
TOTAL%
1) Under $1,000431.8
2) $1,000 to 2,999552.4
3) $3,000 to 3,999482.1
4) $4,000 to 4,999371.6
5) $5,000 to 5,999482.1
6) $6,000 to 6,999421.8
7) $7,000 to 7,999210.9
8) $8,000 to 9,999441.9
9) $10,000 to 14,9991697.2
10) $15,000 to 19,9991476.3
11) $20,000 to 24,9992199.4
12) $25,000 or over146062.6
Missing1509 
TOTAL2333100.0
71) In which of these groups did your total family income, from all sources, fall last year before taxes, that is? (INCOME06)
TOTAL%
1) Under $1,000501.4
2) $1,000 to $2,999461.3
3) $3,000 to $3,999290.8
4) $4,000 to $4,999150.4
5) $5,000 to $5,999270.8
6) $6,000 to $6,999300.8
7) $7,000 to $7,999280.8
8) $8,000 to $9,999792.2
9) $10,000 to $12,4991103.1
10) $12,500 to $14,9991032.9
11) $15,000 to $17,4991053.0
12) $17,500 to $19,999742.1
13) $20,000 to $22,4991103.1
14) $22,500 to $24,9991323.7
15) $25,000 to $29,9991815.1
16) $30,000 to $34,9992166.1
17) $35,000 to $39,9991534.3
18) $40,000 to $49,9992757.8
19) $50,000 to $59,9993168.9
20) $60,000 to $74,9993429.7
21) $75,000 to $89,9992597.3
22) $90,000 to $109,9992617.4
23) $110,000 to $129,9991534.3
24) $130,000 to $149,9991173.3
25) $150,000 or over3279.2
Missing304 
TOTAL3538100.0
72) In which of these groups did your earnings from all sources for [last year] fall? That is, before taxes or other deductions. (RINCOM06)
TOTAL%
1) Under $1,000431.8
2) $1,000 to $2,999552.4
3) $3,000 to $3,999482.1
4) $4,000 to $4,999371.6
5) $5,000 to $5,999482.1
6) $6,000 to $6,999421.8
7) $7,000 to $7,999210.9
8) $8,000 to $9,999441.9
9) $10,000 to $12,499873.7
10) $12,500 to $14,999823.5
11) $15,000 to $17,499813.5
12) $17,500 to $19,999662.8
13) $20,000 to $22,4991175.0
14) $22,500 to $24,9991024.4
15) $25,000 to $29,9991476.3
16) $30,000 to $34,9991707.3
17) $35,000 to $39,9991265.4
18) $40,000 to $49,9992249.6
19) $50,000 to $59,9992189.3
20) $60,000 to $74,9991787.6
21) $75,000 to $89,9991315.6
22) $90,000 to $109,999903.9
23) $110,000 to $129,999652.8
24) $130,000 to $149,999301.3
25) $150,000 or over813.5
Missing1509 
TOTAL2333100.0
73) Region of interview (REGION)
TOTAL%
1) New England1784.6
2) Middle Atlantic48212.5
3) East North Central66517.3
4) West North Central2185.7
5) South Atlantic78520.4
6) East South Central2376.2
7) West South Central39910.4
8) Mountain3198.3
9) Pacific55914.5
TOTAL3842100.0
74) Expanded N.O.R.C. Size Code (XNORCSIZ)
TOTAL%
1) Within an SMSA and a large central city (over 250,000)69618.1
2) Within an SMSA and a medium size central city (50,000 to 250,000)57815.0
3) Within an SMSA and a suburb of a large central city81821.3
4) Within an SMSA and a suburb of a medium size central city38410.0
5) Within an SMSA and an unincorporated area of a large central city (diversion, township, etc.)3789.8
6) Within an SMSA and an unincorporated area of a medium central city3218.4
7) Not within an SMSA, (within a county) and a small city (10,000 to 49,999)1503.9
8) Not within an SMSA, a town or village (2,500 to 9,999)1423.7
9) Not within an SMSA, an incorporated area less than 2,500 or an unincorporated area of 1,000 to 2,499501.3
10) Open country within larger civil divisions, e.g., township, division3258.5
TOTAL3842100.0
75) SRC (Survey Research Center, University of Michigan) new belt code (SRCBELT)
TOTAL%
1) Central city of 12 largest SMSAs39310.2
2) Central city of remainder of the 100 largest SMSAs53413.9
3) Suburbs of 12 largest SMSAs58215.1
4) Suburbs of the remaining 100 largest SMSAs66517.3
5) Other urban (counties having towns of 10,000 or more)122431.9
6) Other rural (counties having no towns of 10,000 or more)44411.6
TOTAL3842100.0
76) Size of Place in thousands -- A four-digit number which provides actual size of place of interview. (SIZE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL3842385.3831298
77) Generally speaking, do you usually think of yourself as a Republican, Democrat, Independent, or what? (PARTYID)
TOTAL%
0) Strong Democrat64316.9
1) Not very strong Democrat64917.0
2) Independent, close to Democrat50113.2
3) Independent (Neither, No response)69318.2
4) Independent, close to Republican39510.4
5) Not very strong Republican46512.2
6) Strong Republican3699.7
7) Other party, refused to say942.5
Missing33 
TOTAL3809100.0
78) In 2008, you remember that Obama ran for President on the Democratic ticket against McCain for the Republicans. Do you remember for sure whether or not you voted in that election? (VOTE08)
TOTAL%
1) Voted263969.5
2) Did not vote87022.9
3) Ineligible2897.6
Missing44 
TOTAL3798100.0
79) If voted: Did you vote for Obama or McCain? (PRES08)
TOTAL%
1) Obama153960.6
2) McCain94737.3
3) Other candidate (specify)431.7
4) Didn't vote for president120.5
Missing1301 
TOTAL2541100.0
80) If did not vote or ineligible: Who would you have voted for, for President, if you had voted? (IF08WHO)
TOTAL%
1) Obama56052.5
2) McCain28927.1
3) Other21720.4
Missing2776 
TOTAL1066100.0
81) In 2012, you remember that Obama ran for President on the Democratic ticket against Romney for the Republicans. Do you remember for sure whether or not you voted in that election? (VOTE12)
TOTAL%
1) Voted165265.8
2) Did not vote72228.8
3) Ineligible1355.4
Missing1333 
TOTAL2509100.0
82) Did you vote for Obama or Romney? (PRES12)
TOTAL%
1) Obama92758.0
2) Romney61338.3
3) Other candidate (specify)452.8
4) Didn't vote for president140.9
Missing2243 
TOTAL1599100.0
83) Who would you have voted for, for president, if you had voted? [2012 election] (IF12WHO)
TOTAL%
1) Obama37247.4
2) Romney21026.8
3) Other20225.8
Missing3058 
TOTAL784100.0
84) We hear a lot of talk these days about liberals and conservatives. I'm going to show you a seven-point scale on which the political views that people might hold are arranged from extremely liberal (point 1) to extremely conservative (point 7). Where would you place yourself on this scale? (POLVIEWS)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely liberal1403.8
2) Liberal48413.0
3) Slightly liberal42811.5
4) Moderate, middle of the road145839.2
5) Slightly conservative49513.3
6) Conservative56515.2
7) Extremely conservative1534.1
Missing119 
TOTAL3723100.0
85) We are faced with many problems in this country, none of which can be solved easily or inexpensively. I'm going to name some of these problems, and for each one I'd like you to tell me whether you think we're spending too much money on it, too little money or about the right amount. A. Space exploration program (NATSPAC)
TOTAL%
1) Too little48327.3
2) About right77744.0
3) Too much50628.7
Missing2076 
TOTAL1766100.0
86) We are faced with many problems in this country, none of which can be solved easily or inexpensively. I'm going to name some of these problems, and for each one I'd like you to tell me whether you think we're spending too much money on it, too little money or about the right amount. B. Improving and protecting the environment (NATENVIR)
TOTAL%
1) Too little111559.4
2) About right57430.6
3) Too much18810.0
Missing1965 
TOTAL1877100.0
87) We are faced with many problems in this country, none of which can be solved easily or inexpensively. I'm going to name some of these problems, and for each one I'd like you to tell me whether you think we're spending too much money on it, too little money or about the right amount. C. Improving and protecting the nation's health (NATHEAL)
TOTAL%
1) Too little110959.2
2) About right51427.4
3) Too much25013.3
Missing1969 
TOTAL1873100.0
88) We are faced with many problems in this country, none of which can be solved easily or inexpensively. I'm going to name some of these problems, and for each one I'd like you to tell me whether you think we're spending too much money on it, too little money or about the right amount. D. Solving the problems of the big cities (NATCITY)
TOTAL%
1) Too little81046.4
2) About right64637.0
3) Too much29016.6
Missing2096 
TOTAL1746100.0
89) We are faced with many problems in this country, none of which can be solved easily or inexpensively. I'm going to name some of these problems, and for each one I'd like you to tell me whether you think we're spending too much money on it, too little money or about the right amount. E. Halting the rising crime rate (NATCRIME)
TOTAL%
1) Too little110259.3
2) About right60132.3
3) Too much1558.3
Missing1984 
TOTAL1858100.0
90) We are faced with many problems in this country, none of which can be solved easily or inexpensively. I'm going to name some of these problems, and for each one I'd like you to tell me whether you think we're spending too much money on it, too little money or about the right amount. F. Dealing with drug addiction (NATDRUG)
TOTAL%
1) Too little106457.5
2) About right56230.4
3) Too much22312.1
Missing1993 
TOTAL1849100.0
91) We are faced with many problems in this country, none of which can be solved easily or inexpensively. I'm going to name some of these problems, and for each one I'd like you to tell me whether you think we're spending too much money on it, too little money or about the right amount. G. Improving the nation's education system (NATEDUC)
TOTAL%
1) Too little134071.1
2) About right42322.4
3) Too much1226.5
Missing1957 
TOTAL1885100.0
92) We are faced with many problems in this country, none of which can be solved easily or inexpensively. I'm going to name some of these problems, and for each one I'd like you to tell me whether you think we're spending too much money on it, too little money or about the right amount. H. Improving the conditions of blacks (NATRACE)
TOTAL%
1) Too little60935.3
2) About right84148.7
3) Too much27616.0
Missing2116 
TOTAL1726100.0
93) We are faced with many problems in this country, none of which can be solved easily or inexpensively. I'm going to name some of these problems, and for each one I'd like you to tell me whether you think we're spending too much money on it, too little money or about the right amount. I. The military, armaments, and defense (NATARMS)
TOTAL%
1) Too little67036.0
2) About right61933.2
3) Too much57330.8
Missing1980 
TOTAL1862100.0
94) We are faced with many problems in this country, none of which can be solved easily or inexpensively. I'm going to name some of these problems, and for each one I'd like you to tell me whether you think we're spending too much money on it, too little money or about the right amount. J. Foreign aid (NATAID)
TOTAL%
1) Too little1317.1
2) About right52428.5
3) Too much118164.3
Missing2006 
TOTAL1836100.0
95) We are faced with many problems in this country, none of which can be solved easily or inexpensively. I'm going to name some of these problems, and for each one I'd like you to tell me whether you think we're spending too much money on it, too little money or about the right amount. K. Welfare (NATFARE)
TOTAL%
1) Too little37120.0
2) About right59131.9
3) Too much89048.1
Missing1990 
TOTAL1852100.0
96) We are faced with many problems in this country, none of which can be solved easily or inexpensively. I'm going to name some of these problems, and for each one I'd like you to tell me whether you think we're spending too much money on it, too little money or about the right amount. L. Highways and bridges (NATROAD)
TOTAL%
1) Too little181448.2
2) About right154140.9
3) Too much40910.9
Missing78 
TOTAL3764100.0
97) We are faced with many problems in this country, none of which can be solved easily or inexpensively. I'm going to name some of these problems, and for each one I'd like you to tell me whether you think we're spending too much money on it, too little money or about the right amount. M. Social Security (NATSOC)
TOTAL%
1) Too little205256.0
2) About right139438.1
3) Too much2165.9
Missing180 
TOTAL3662100.0
98) We are faced with many problems in this country, none of which can be solved easily or inexpensively. I'm going to name some of these problems, and for each one I'd like you to tell me whether you think we're spending too much money on it, too little money or about the right amount. N. Mass transportation (NATMASS)
TOTAL%
1) Too little143639.8
2) About right184351.0
3) Too much3339.2
Missing230 
TOTAL3612100.0
99) We are faced with many problems in this country, none of which can be solved easily or inexpensively. I'm going to name some of these problems, and for each one I'd like you to tell me whether you think we're spending too much money on it, too little money or about the right amount. O. Parks and recreation (NATPARK)
TOTAL%
1) Too little121232.1
2) About right233561.9
3) Too much2256.0
Missing70 
TOTAL3772100.0
100) We are faced with many problems in this country, none of which can be solved easily or inexpensively. I'm going to name some of these problems, and for each one I'd like you to tell me whether you think we're spending too much money on it, too little money or about the right amount. P. Assistance for childcare (NATCHLD)
TOTAL%
1) Too little180450.3
2) About right145740.7
3) Too much3229.0
Missing259 
TOTAL3583100.0
101) We are faced with many problems in this country, none of which can be solved easily or inexpensively. I'm going to name some of these problems, and for each one I'd like you to tell me whether you think we're spending too much money on it, too little money or about the right amount. Q. Supporting scientific research (NATSCI)
TOTAL%
1) Too little147841.0
2) About right171147.5
3) Too much41511.5
Missing238 
TOTAL3604100.0
102) We are faced with many problems in this country, none of which can be solved easily or inexpensively. I'm going to name some of these problems, and for each one I'd like you to tell me whether you think we're spending too much money on it, too little money or about the right amount. R. Developing alternate energy sources (NATENRGY)
TOTAL%
1) Too little140157.4
2) About right78332.1
3) Too much25710.5
Missing1401 
TOTAL2441100.0
103) We are faced with many problems in this country, none of which can be solved easily or inexpensively. I'm going to name some of these problems, and for each one I'd like you to tell me whether you think we're spending too much money on it, too little money or about the right amount. A. Space exploration (NATSPACY)
TOTAL%
1) Too little44224.7
2) About right80645.0
3) Too much54430.4
Missing2050 
TOTAL1792100.0
104) We are faced with many problems in this country, none of which can be solved easily or inexpensively. I'm going to name some of these problems, and for each one I'd like you to tell me whether you think we're spending too much money on it, too little money or about the right amount. B. The environment (NATENVIY)
TOTAL%
1) Too little117462.8
2) About right49726.6
3) Too much19910.6
Missing1972 
TOTAL1870100.0
105) We are faced with many problems in this country, none of which can be solved easily or inexpensively. I'm going to name some of these problems, and for each one I'd like you to tell me whether you think we're spending too much money on it, too little money or about the right amount. C. Health (NATHEALY)
TOTAL%
1) Too little109258.2
2) About right42222.5
3) Too much36119.3
Missing1967 
TOTAL1875100.0
106) We are faced with many problems in this country, none of which can be solved easily or inexpensively. I'm going to name some of these problems, and for each one I'd like you to tell me whether you think we're spending too much money on it, too little money or about the right amount. D. Assistance to big cities (NATCITYY)
TOTAL%
1) Too little32519.2
2) About right73843.5
3) Too much63237.3
Missing2147 
TOTAL1695100.0
107) We are faced with many problems in this country, none of which can be solved easily or inexpensively. I'm going to name some of these problems, and for each one I'd like you to tell me whether you think we're spending too much money on it, too little money or about the right amount. E. Law enforcement (NATCRIMY)
TOTAL%
1) Too little89447.4
2) About right74139.3
3) Too much25013.3
Missing1957 
TOTAL1885100.0
108) We are faced with many problems in this country, none of which can be solved easily or inexpensively. I'm going to name some of these problems, and for each one I'd like you to tell me whether you think we're spending too much money on it, too little money or about the right amount. F. Drug rehabilitation (NATDRUGY)
TOTAL%
1) Too little96653.5
2) About right61133.9
3) Too much22812.6
Missing2037 
TOTAL1805100.0
109) We are faced with many problems in this country, none of which can be solved easily or inexpensively. I'm going to name some of these problems, and for each one I'd like you to tell me whether you think we're spending too much money on it, too little money or about the right amount. G. Education (NATEDUCY)
TOTAL%
1) Too little145776.6
2) About right31916.8
3) Too much1266.6
Missing1940 
TOTAL1902100.0
110) We are faced with many problems in this country, none of which can be solved easily or inexpensively. I'm going to name some of these problems, and for each one I'd like you to tell me whether you think we're spending too much money on it, too little money or about the right amount. H. Assistance to blacks (NATRACEY)
TOTAL%
1) Too little48228.8
2) About right80948.4
3) Too much38222.8
Missing2169 
TOTAL1673100.0
111) We are faced with many problems in this country, none of which can be solved easily or inexpensively. I'm going to name some of these problems, and for each one I'd like you to tell me whether you think we're spending too much money on it, too little money or about the right amount. I. National defense (NATARMSY)
TOTAL%
1) Too little60832.7
2) About right69137.2
3) Too much56130.2
Missing1982 
TOTAL1860100.0
112) We are faced with many problems in this country, none of which can be solved easily or inexpensively. I'm going to name some of these problems, and for each one I'd like you to tell me whether you think we're spending too much money on it, too little money or about the right amount. J. Assistance to other countries (NATAIDY)
TOTAL%
1) Too little1005.3
2) About right39320.9
3) Too much138373.7
Missing1966 
TOTAL1876100.0
113) We are faced with many problems in this country, none of which can be solved easily or inexpensively. I'm going to name some of these problems, and for each one I'd like you to tell me whether you think we're spending too much money on it, too little money or about the right amount. K. Assistance to the poor (NATFAREY)
TOTAL%
1) Too little119963.8
2) About right46324.7
3) Too much21611.5
Missing1964 
TOTAL1878100.0
114) Some people think that the government in Washington ought to reduce the income differences between the rich and the poor, perhaps by raising the taxes of wealthy families or by giving income assistance to the poor. Others think that the government should not concern itself with reducing this income difference between the rich and the poor. Here is a card with a scale from 1 to 7. Think of a score of 1 as meaning that the government ought to reduce the income differences between rich and poor, and a score of 7 meaning that the government should not concern itself with reducing income differences. What score between 1 and 7 comes closest to the way you feel? (EQWLTH)
TOTAL%
1) Government should do something to reduce income differences between rich and poor60220.3
2) 230410.2
3) 348016.2
4) 451917.5
5) 539313.3
6) 62227.5
7) Government should not concern itself with income differences44615.0
Missing876 
TOTAL2966100.0
115) Do you consider the amount of federal income tax which you have to pay as too high, about right or too low? (TAX)
TOTAL%
1) Too high140456.8
2) About right102741.5
3) Too low421.7
Missing1369 
TOTAL2473100.0
116) There are always some people whose ideas are considered bad or dangerous by other people. For instance, somebody who is against churches and religion. If such a person wanted to make a speech in your city/town/community against churches and religion, should he be allowed to speak or not? (SPKATH)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, allowed to speak202580.8
2) Not allowed48119.2
Missing1336 
TOTAL2506100.0
117) There are always some people whose ideas are considered bad or dangerous by other people. For instance, somebody who is against churches and religion. Should such a person be allowed to teach in a college or university or not? (COLATH)
TOTAL%
4) Yes, allowed to teach169568.5
5) Not allowed77831.5
Missing1369 
TOTAL2473100.0
118) There are always some people whose ideas are considered bad or dangerous by other people. For instance, somebody who is against churches and religion. If some people in your community suggested a book he wrote against churches and religion should be taken out of your public library, would you favor removing this book or not? (LIBATH)
TOTAL%
1) Remove52321.0
2) Not remove196779.0
Missing1352 
TOTAL2490100.0
119) Consider a person who believes that blacks are genetically inferior. If such a person wanted to make a speech in your community claiming that blacks are inferior, should he be allowed to speak or not? (SPKRAC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, allowed to speak159163.7
2) Not allowed90636.3
Missing1345 
TOTAL2497100.0
120) Consider a person who believes that blacks are genetically inferior. Should such a person be allowed to teach in a college or university or not? (COLRAC)
TOTAL%
4) Yes, allowed to teach124250.0
5) Not allowed124450.0
Missing1356 
TOTAL2486100.0
121) Consider a person who believes that blacks are genetically inferior. If some people in your community suggested that a book he wrote which said blacks are inferior should be taken out of your public library, would you favor removing this book or not? (LIBRAC)
TOTAL%
1) Remove81032.6
2) Not remove167467.4
Missing1358 
TOTAL2484100.0
122) Now, I should like to ask you some questions about a man who admits he is a communist. Suppose this admitted communist wanted to make a speech in your community. Should he be allowed to speak or not? (SPKCOM)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, allowed to speak175571.3
2) Not allowed70628.7
Missing1381 
TOTAL2461100.0
123) Now, I should like to ask you some questions about a man who admits he is a communist. Suppose he is teaching in a college. Should he be fired or not? (COLCOM)
TOTAL%
4) Yes, fired79132.8
5) Not fired162067.2
Missing1431 
TOTAL2411100.0
124) Now, I should like to ask you some questions about a man who admits he is a communist. Suppose he wrote a book which is in your public library. Somebody in your community suggests that the book should be removed from the library. Would you favor removing it or not? (LIBCOM)
TOTAL%
1) Remove63225.7
2) Not remove183174.3
Missing1379 
TOTAL2463100.0
125) Consider a person who advocates doing away with elections and letting the military run the country. If such a person wanted to make a speech in your community, should he be allowed to speak or not? (SPKMIL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, allowed to speak180872.6
2) Not allowed68327.4
Missing1351 
TOTAL2491100.0
126) Consider a person who advocates doing away with elections and letting the military run the country. Should such a person be allowed to teach in a college or university or not? (COLMIL)
TOTAL%
4) Yes, allowed to teach151061.4
5) Not allowed94938.6
Missing1383 
TOTAL2459100.0
127) Consider a person who advocates doing away with elections and letting the military run the country. Suppose he wrote a book advocating doing away with elections and letting the military run the country. Somebody in your community suggests that the book should be removed from the library. Would you favor removing it or not? (LIBMIL)
TOTAL%
1) Remove66326.8
2) Not remove181573.2
Missing1364 
TOTAL2478100.0
128) What about a man who admits that he is a homosexual? Suppose this admitted homosexual wanted to make a speech in your community. Should he be allowed to speak or not? (SPKHOMO)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, allowed to speak223989.6
2) Not allowed26110.4
Missing1342 
TOTAL2500100.0
129) Consider a man who admits that he is a homosexual? Should such a person be allowed to teach in a college or university or not? (COLHOMO)
TOTAL%
4) Yes, allowed to teach221188.8
5) Not allowed28011.2
Missing1351 
TOTAL2491100.0
130) What about a man who admits that he is a homosexual? If somebody in your community suggests that a book he wrote in favor of homosexuality should be taken out of your public library, would you favor removing this book or not? (LIBHOMO)
TOTAL%
1) Remove43117.3
2) Not remove206582.7
Missing1346 
TOTAL2496100.0
131) Now consider a Muslim clergyman who preaches hatred of the United States. If such a person wanted to make a speech in your community preaching hatred of the United States, should he be allowed to speak or not? (SPKMSLM)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, allowed115446.2
2) Not allowed134253.8
Missing1346 
TOTAL2496100.0
132) Consider a Muslim clergyman who preaches hatred of the United States. Should such a person be allowed to teach in a college or university or not? (COLMSLM)
TOTAL%
4) Yes, allowed86834.9
5) Not allowed161965.1
Missing1355 
TOTAL2487100.0
133) If some people in your community suggested that a book [a Muslim clergyman] wrote which preaches hatred of the United States should be taken out of your public library, would you favor removing this book or not? (LIBMSLM)
TOTAL%
1) Remove120448.3
2) Not remove128851.7
Missing1350 
TOTAL2492100.0
134) Do you favor or oppose the death penalty for persons convicted of murder? (CAPPUN)
TOTAL%
1) Favor231964.1
2) Oppose129835.9
Missing225 
TOTAL3617100.0
135) Would you favor or oppose a law which would require a person to obtain a police permit before he or she could buy a gun? (GUNLAW)
TOTAL%
1) Favor181872.8
2) Oppose68027.2
Missing1344 
TOTAL2498100.0
136) In general, do you think the courts in this area deal too harshly or not harshly enough with criminals? (COURTS)
TOTAL%
1) Too harsh57016.2
2) Not harsh enough223063.4
3) About right71920.4
Missing323 
TOTAL3519100.0
137) Do you think the use of marijuana should be made legal or not? (GRASS)
TOTAL%
1) Should137756.8
2) Should not104643.2
Missing1419 
TOTAL2423100.0
138) What is your religious preference? Is it Protestant, Catholic, Jewish, some other religion or no religion? (RELIG)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant [Ask DENOM]175846.0
2) Catholic88023.0
3) Jewish631.6
4) None79120.7
5) Other (specify)421.1
6) Buddhism371.0
7) Hinduism150.4
8) Other Eastern religion30.1
9) Muslim/Islam120.3
10) Orthodox Christian120.3
11) Christian2015.3
12) Native American20.1
13) Inter-/non-denominational40.1
Missing22 
TOTAL3820100.0
139) If respondent answered 'Protestant' as their religious preference for variable 'RELIG': What specific denomination is that, if any? (DENOM)
TOTAL%
10) American Baptist Association482.5
11) American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A.261.3
12) National Baptist Convention of America110.6
13) National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc.80.4
14) Southern Baptist23311.9
15) Other Baptist churches301.5
18) Baptist, don't know which23211.9
20) African Methodist Episcopal Church120.6
21) African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church40.2
22) United Methodist Church1628.3
23) Other Methodist churches50.3
28) Methodist, don't know which261.3
30) American Lutheran Church130.7
31) Lutheran Church in America120.6
32) Lutheran Church Missouri Synod341.7
33) Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod100.5
34) Other Lutheran churches60.3
35) Evangelical Lutheran Church in America301.5
38) Lutheran, don't know which402.0
40) Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)120.6
41) United Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.160.8
42) Other Presbyterian churches50.3
43) Presbyterian merged160.8
48) Presbyterian, don't know512.6
50) Episcopal633.2
60) Other-specify37519.2
70) No denomination47424.3
Missing1888 
TOTAL1954100.0
140) Other Protestant denominations (OTHER)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL37361.03833
141) Do you consider yourself Orthodox, Conservative, Reform or none of these? (JEW)
TOTAL%
1) Orthodox711.7
2) Conservative1016.7
3) Reform2541.7
4) None of these1830.0
Missing3782 
TOTAL60100.0
142) Fundamentalism/Liberalism of respondent's religion (FUND)
TOTAL%
1) Fundamentalist89524.3
2) Moderate154842.1
3) Liberal123533.6
Missing164 
TOTAL3678100.0
143) How often do you attend religious services? (ATTEND)
TOTAL%
0) Never100826.3
1) Less than once a year2576.7
2) Once a year50413.2
3) Several times a year38810.1
4) Once a month2296.0
5) Two to three times a month3318.7
6) Nearly every week1724.5
7) Every week67317.6
8) More than once a week2646.9
Missing16 
TOTAL3826100.0
144) Would you call yourself a strong [religious preference] or a not very strong [religious preference]? (RELITEN)
TOTAL%
1) Strong138736.5
2) Not very strong135635.7
3) Somewhat strong2657.0
4) No religion79120.8
Missing43 
TOTAL3799100.0
145) Do you believe there is a life after death? (POSTLIFE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes273280.4
2) No66719.6
Missing443 
TOTAL3399100.0
146) About how often do you pray? (PRAY)
TOTAL%
1) Several times a day109828.8
2) Once a day114430.0
3) Several times a week38910.2
4) Once a week2225.8
5) Less than once a week39910.5
6) Never56414.8
Missing26 
TOTAL3816100.0
147) We are interested in what American Catholics think about religious matters. Please select the answer from this card that comes closest to your own personal opinion about the following statement: Under certain conditions, the pope is infallible when he speaks on matters of faith and morals. (POPESPKS)
TOTAL%
1) Certainly true19022.0
2) Probably true26931.1
3) Uncertain if true or false30835.6
4) Probably false556.4
5) Certainly false435.0
Missing2977 
TOTAL865100.0
148) In what religion were you raised? (RELIG16)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant199852.3
2) Catholic126133.0
3) Jewish651.7
4) None3037.9
5) Other160.4
6) Buddhism160.4
7) Hinduism190.5
9) Muslim/Islam200.5
10) Orthodox-Christian190.5
11) Christian1042.7
12) Native American10.0
Missing20 
TOTAL3822100.0
149) What specific denomination is that, if any? (DENOM16)
TOTAL%
10) American Baptist Association562.7
11) American Baptist Churches in U.S.A.391.9
12) National Baptist Convention of America110.5
13) National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc.70.3
14) Southern Baptist Convention29214.0
15) Other Baptist churches341.6
18) Baptist-Don't know which31515.1
20) African Methodist Episcopal150.7
21) African Methodist Episcopal Zion70.3
22) United Methodist1778.5
23) Other Methodist90.4
28) Methodist-Don't know which562.7
30) American Lutheran201.0
31) Lutheran Church in America90.4
32) Lutheran-Missouri Synod432.1
33) Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod100.5
34) Other Lutheran70.3
35) Evangelical Lutheran Church in America241.2
38) Lutheran-Don't know which733.5
40) Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)180.9
41) United Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.201.0
42) Other Presbyterian40.2
43) Presbyterian, merged160.8
48) Presbyterian-Don't know which854.1
50) Episcopal723.5
60) Other42220.3
70) No denomination24011.5
Missing1761 
TOTAL2081100.0
150) Other Protestant denominations (OTH16)
TOTAL%
10) Advent Christian10.2
12) Assemblies of God143.4
13) Free Methodist20.5
16) Free Will Baptist163.9
18) Holiness (Nazarene)30.7
20) Brethren Church, Brethren41.0
23) United Brethren, United Brethren in Christ20.5
26) Christ in Christian Union10.2
30) Christ Adelphians10.2
31) Christian; Central Christian204.8
32) Christian Reform61.4
33) Christian Scientist61.4
35) Church of Christ409.6
36) Churches of God (except with Christ and Holiness)153.6
37) Church of God in Christ30.7
38) Church of God in Christ Holiness20.5
40) Congregationalist, 1st Congregation194.6
43) Dutch Reform10.2
44) Disciples of Christ51.2
45) Evangelical, Evangelist51.2
46) Evangelical Reformed20.5
47) Evangelist Free Church10.2
52) Full Gospel10.2
53) Four Square Gospel10.2
56) Holiness; Church of Holiness143.4
57) Pilgrim Holiness10.2
58) Jehovah's Witnesses378.9
63) Mennonite71.7
64) Mormon4410.6
65) Nazarene112.7
68) Pentecostal5914.2
69) Pentecostal Holiness, Holiness Pentecostal30.7
70) Quaker61.4
71) Reformed41.0
73) Reformed Church of Christ10.2
77) Seventh-day Adventist133.1
80) Unitarian, Universalist71.7
81) United Church of Christ71.7
83) Wesleyan20.5
93) Missionary Baptist133.1
97) Other Fundamentalist10.2
119) United Church of Canada10.2
133) Primitive Baptist30.7
138) Apostolic Church41.0
157) Community of Christ10.2
181) Born Again10.2
182) Alliance10.2
201) Pathways Christian Church10.2
202) [ARDA Note: Unknown code]10.2
203) [ARDA Note: Unknown code]10.2
Missing3427 
TOTAL415100.0
151) Were you Orthodox, Conservative, Reform or none of these? (JEW16)
TOTAL%
1) Orthodox913.8
2) Conservative2233.8
3) Reform2132.3
4) None of these1320.0
Missing3777 
TOTAL65100.0
152) Fundamentalism/Liberalism of religion respondent raised in (FUND16)
TOTAL%
1) Fundamentalist111230.0
2) Moderate174747.1
3) Liberal85323.0
Missing130 
TOTAL3712100.0
153) What is your [spouse's] religious preference? Is it Protestant, Catholic, Jewish, some other religion or no religion? (SPREL)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant83347.8
2) Catholic44425.5
3) Jewish362.1
4) None30017.2
5) Other (specify)100.6
6) Buddhism60.3
7) Hinduism160.9
9) Muslim/Islam100.6
10) Orthodox Christian70.4
11) Christian784.5
13) Inter-/non-denominational20.1
Missing2100 
TOTAL1742100.0
154) What specific denomination is that, if any? (SPDEN)
TOTAL%
10) American Baptist Assoc.171.9
11) American Baptist Churches in U.S.A.60.7
12) National Baptist Convention of America50.6
13) National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc.10.1
14) Southern Baptist Convention10711.8
15) Other Baptist churches151.7
18) Baptist-Don't know which768.4
20) African Methodist Episcopal60.7
22) United Methodist869.5
23) Other Methodist20.2
28) Methodist-Don't know which212.3
30) American Lutheran50.6
31) Lutheran Church in America30.3
32) Lutheran-Missouri Synod202.2
33) Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod40.4
34) Other Lutheran40.4
35) Evangelical Lutheran Church in America202.2
38) Lutheran-Don't know which303.3
40) Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)70.8
41) United Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.101.1
42) Other Presbyterian50.6
43) Presbyterian, merged60.7
48) Presbyterian-Don't know which192.1
50) Episcopal364.0
60) Other17519.4
70) No denomination21824.1
Missing2938 
TOTAL904100.0
155) Spouse - other Protestant denomination (SPOTHER)
TOTAL%
3) Independent Bible, Bible, Bible Fellowship10.6
9) Christian and Missionary Alliance21.2
12) Assembly of God10.6
13) Free Methodist10.6
16) Free Will Baptist42.4
23) United Brethren, United Brethren in Christ10.6
25) Christian Disciples10.6
31) Christian; Central Christian42.4
32) Christian Reform10.6
33) Christian Scientist10.6
35) Church of Christ158.9
36) Churches of God (except with Christ and Holiness)53.0
40) Congregationalist, 1st Congregation63.6
41) Community Church10.6
42) Covenant10.6
44) Disciples of Christ10.6
45) Evangelical, Evangelist63.6
46) Evangelical Reformed10.6
47) Evangelist Free Church10.6
52) Full Gospel10.6
53) Four Square Gospel31.8
54) Friends10.6
56) Holiness; Church of Holiness21.2
58) Jehovah's Witnesses1810.7
63) Mennonite31.8
64) Mormon2514.8
65) Nazarene31.8
68) Pentecostal2011.8
69) Pentecostal Holiness, Holiness Pentecostal21.2
70) Quaker31.8
71) Reformed31.8
76) Salvation Army10.6
77) Seventh-day Adventist31.8
80) Unitarian, Universalist10.6
81) United Church of Christ53.0
83) Wesleyan31.8
91) Evangelical Covenant10.6
93) Missionary Baptist63.6
97) Other Fundamentalist10.6
102) Charismatic21.2
138) Apostolic Church10.6
139) Faith Christian10.6
181) Born Again21.2
182) Alliance10.6
198) New Life10.6
201) Pathways Christian Church10.6
204) Reina de Deus10.6
Missing3673 
TOTAL169100.0
156) If Jewish: Does [your spouse] consider herself/himself Orthodox, Conservative, Reform or none of these? (SPJEW)
TOTAL%
1) Orthodox513.9
2) Conservative719.4
3) Reform1438.9
4) None of these925.0
5) Other12.8
Missing3806 
TOTAL36100.0
157) Fundamentalism/liberalism of religion of spouse (SPFUND)
TOTAL%
1) Fundamentalist38823.1
2) Moderate75544.9
3) Liberal53732.0
Missing2162 
TOTAL1680100.0
158) The United States Supreme Court has ruled that no state or local government may require the reading of the Lord's Prayer or Bible verses in public schools. What are your views on this? Do you approve or disapprove of the court ruling? (PRAYER)
TOTAL%
1) Approve102941.7
2) Disapprove143758.3
Missing1376 
TOTAL2466100.0
159) Which of these statements comes closest to describing your feelings about the Bible? The Bible is the actual word of God and is to be taken literally, word for word; the Bible is the inspired word of God but not everything should be taken literally, word for word; the Bible is an ancient book of fables, legends, history and moral precepts recorded by man. (BIBLE)
TOTAL%
1) The Bible is the actual word of God and is to be taken literally, word for word.120531.8
2) The Bible is the inspired word of God but not everything should be taken literally, word for word.168844.6
3) The Bible is an ancient book of fables, legends, history and moral precepts recorded by man.85722.6
4) Other (Volunteered)340.9
Missing58 
TOTAL3784100.0
160) Suppose there is a community-wide vote on the general housing issue. There are two possible laws to vote on. One law says that a homeowner can decide for himself whom to sell his house to, even if he prefers not to sell to African Americans. The second law says that a homeowner cannot refuse to sell to someone because of their race or color. Which law would you vote for? (RACOPEN)
TOTAL%
1) A homeowner can decide for himself whom to sell his house to, even if he prefers not to sell to negroes/blacks/African-Americans.59823.8
2) A homeowner cannot refuse to sell to someone because of their race or color.184773.5
3) Neither672.7
Missing1330 
TOTAL2512100.0
161) Are there any whites/blacks [opposite race] living in this neighborhood now? (RACLIVE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes271973.9
2) No96026.1
Missing163 
TOTAL3679100.0
162) Some people say that because of past discrimination, blacks should be given preference in hiring and promotion. Others say that such preference in hiring and promotion of blacks is wrong because it discriminates against whites. What about your opinion? Are you for or against preferential hiring and promotion of blacks? Do you favor preference in hiring and promotion strongly or not strongly? Do you oppose preference in hiring and promotion strongly or not strongly? (AFFRMACT)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly support preferential hiring27911.4
2) Support preferential hiring1978.0
3) Oppose preferential hiring75030.6
4) Strongly oppose preferential hiring122450.0
Missing1392 
TOTAL2450100.0
163) Do you agree strongly, agree somewhat, neither agree nor disagree, disagree somewhat or disagree strongly with the following statement: Irish, Italians, Jewish and many other minorities overcame prejudice and worked their way up. Blacks should do the same without special favors. (WRKWAYUP)
TOTAL%
1) Agree strongly98938.7
2) Agree somewhat73928.9
3) Neither agree nor disagree36914.4
4) Disagree somewhat26610.4
5) Disagree strongly1957.6
Missing1284 
TOTAL2558100.0
164) In general, how close do you feel to blacks? (CLOSEBLK)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all close963.8
2) 2552.2
3) 3843.3
4) 41034.1
5) Neither one or the other96638.5
6) 62269.0
7) 733113.2
8) 81676.7
9) Very close48019.1
Missing1334 
TOTAL2508100.0
165) In general, how close do you feel to whites? (CLOSEWHT)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all close281.1
2) 2241.0
3) 3381.5
4) 4582.3
5) Neither one or the other73229.2
6) 61947.7
7) 737615.0
8) 834613.8
9) Very close71128.4
Missing1335 
TOTAL2507100.0
166) Taken all together, how would you say things are these days? Would you say that you are very happy, pretty happy or not too happy? (HAPPY)
TOTAL%
1) Very happy117730.7
2) Pretty happy216156.4
3) Not too happy49412.9
Missing10 
TOTAL3832100.0
167) Taking all things together, how would you describe your marriage? (HAPMAR)
TOTAL%
1) Very happy104859.4
2) Pretty happy64936.8
3) Not too happy663.7
Missing2079 
TOTAL1763100.0
168) Taking things all together, would you say that your relationship with your partner is very happy, pretty happy or not too happy? (HAPCOHAB)
TOTAL%
1) Very happy20861.4
2) Pretty happy11834.8
3) Not too happy133.8
Missing3503 
TOTAL339100.0
169) Would you say your own health, in general, is excellent, good, fair or poor? (HEALTH)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent61724.4
2) Good119547.3
3) Fair54521.6
4) Poor1686.7
Missing1317 
TOTAL2525100.0
170) In general, do you find life exciting, pretty routine or dull? (LIFE)
TOTAL%
1) Exciting122248.8
2) Routine116146.3
3) Dull1234.9
Missing1336 
TOTAL2506100.0
171) Would you say that most of the time people try to be helpful or that they are mostly just looking out for themselves? (HELPFUL)
TOTAL%
1) People try to be helpful.128249.9
2) They are mostly just looking out for themselves.109142.5
3) Depends1957.6
Missing1274 
TOTAL2568100.0
172) Do you think most people would try to take advantage of you if they got a chance or would they try to be fair? (FAIR)
TOTAL%
1) Would take advantage of you101639.5
2) Would try to be fair136052.9
3) Depends1937.5
Missing1273 
TOTAL2569100.0
173) Generally speaking, would you say that most people can be trusted or that you can't be too careful in dealing with people? (TRUST)
TOTAL%
1) Most people can be trusted84032.6
2) Can't be too careful161462.7
3) Depends1204.7
Missing1268 
TOTAL2574100.0
174) I am going to name some institutions in this country. As far as the people running these institutions are concerned, would you say you have a great deal of confidence, only some confidence or hardly any confidence at all in them? Banks and financial institutions. (CONFINAN)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal33413.0
2) Only some141255.0
3) Hardly any82032.0
Missing1276 
TOTAL2566100.0
175) I am going to name some institutions in this country. As far as the people running these institutions are concerned, would you say you have a great deal of confidence, only some confidence or hardly any confidence at all in them? Major companies. (CONBUS)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal42916.9
2) Only some162764.3
3) Hardly any47618.8
Missing1310 
TOTAL2532100.0
176) I am going to name some institutions in this country. As far as the people running these institutions are concerned, would you say you have a great deal of confidence, only some confidence or hardly any confidence at all in them? Organized religion. (CONCLERG)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal46818.6
2) Only some143457.0
3) Hardly any61524.4
Missing1325 
TOTAL2517100.0
177) I am going to name some institutions in this country. As far as the people running these institutions are concerned, would you say you have a great deal of confidence, only some confidence or hardly any confidence at all in them? Education. (CONEDUC)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal59823.3
2) Only some151559.0
3) Hardly any45417.7
Missing1275 
TOTAL2567100.0
178) I am going to name some institutions in this country. As far as the people running these institutions are concerned, would you say you have a great deal of confidence, only some confidence or hardly any confidence at all in them? Executive branch of the federal government. (CONFED)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal28911.4
2) Only some111644.0
3) Hardly any112944.6
Missing1308 
TOTAL2534100.0
179) I am going to name some institutions in this country. As far as the people running these institutions are concerned, would you say you have a great deal of confidence, only some confidence or hardly any confidence at all in them? Organized labor. (CONLABOR)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal28611.5
2) Only some145358.6
3) Hardly any74029.9
Missing1363 
TOTAL2479100.0
180) I am going to name some institutions in this country. As far as the people running these institutions are concerned, would you say you have a great deal of confidence, only some confidence or hardly any confidence at all in them? The Press. (CONPRESS)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal1997.8
2) Only some121047.5
3) Hardly any113944.7
Missing1294 
TOTAL2548100.0
181) I am going to name some institutions in this country. As far as the people running these institutions are concerned, would you say you have a great deal of confidence, only some confidence or hardly any confidence at all in them? Medicine. (CONMEDIC)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal96937.9
2) Only some132051.6
3) Hardly any27110.6
Missing1282 
TOTAL2560100.0
182) I am going to name some institutions in this country. As far as the people running these institutions are concerned, would you say you have a great deal of confidence, only some confidence or hardly any confidence at all in them? Television. (CONTV)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal2188.6
2) Only some125649.3
3) Hardly any107442.2
Missing1294 
TOTAL2548100.0
183) I am going to name some institutions in this country. As far as the people running these institutions are concerned, would you say you have a great deal of confidence, only some confidence or hardly any confidence at all in them? U.S. Supreme Court. (CONJUDGE)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal55722.1
2) Only some141956.3
3) Hardly any54421.6
Missing1322 
TOTAL2520100.0
184) I am going to name some institutions in this country. As far as the people running these institutions are concerned, would you say you have a great deal of confidence, only some confidence or hardly any confidence at all in them? Scientific community. (CONSCI)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal104341.9
2) Only some126250.7
3) Hardly any1827.3
Missing1355 
TOTAL2487100.0
185) I am going to name some institutions in this country. As far as the people running these institutions are concerned, would you say you have a great deal of confidence, only some confidence or hardly any confidence at all in them? Congress. (CONLEGIS)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal1315.2
2) Only some96638.2
3) Hardly any143256.6
Missing1313 
TOTAL2529100.0
186) I am going to name some institutions in this country. As far as the people running these institutions are concerned, would you say you have a great deal of confidence, only some confidence or hardly any confidence at all in them? Military. (CONARMY)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal126949.7
2) Only some105641.3
3) Hardly any2299.0
Missing1288 
TOTAL2554100.0
187) 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 or her for life? To obey. (OBEY)
TOTAL%
1) Most important31812.5
2) Second important29211.4
3) Third important37514.7
4) Fourth important110743.3
5) Least important46218.1
Missing1288 
TOTAL2554100.0
188) 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 or her for life? To be well-liked or popular. (POPULAR)
TOTAL%
1) Most important90.4
2) Second important271.1
3) Third important773.0
4) Fourth important51720.2
5) Least important192475.3
Missing1288 
TOTAL2554100.0
189) 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 or her for life? To think for himself or herself. (THNKSELF)
TOTAL%
1) Most important114945.0
2) Second important47318.5
3) Third important41116.1
4) Fourth important41116.1
5) Least important1104.3
Missing1288 
TOTAL2554100.0
190) 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 or her for life? To work hard. (WORKHARD)
TOTAL%
1) Most important63424.8
2) Second important94336.9
3) Third important75629.6
4) Fourth important2017.9
5) Least important200.8
Missing1288 
TOTAL2554100.0
191) 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 or her for life? To help others when they need help. (HELPOTH)
TOTAL%
1) Most important44417.4
2) Second most important81932.1
3) Third most important93536.6
4) Fourth most important31812.5
5) Least important381.5
Missing1288 
TOTAL2554100.0
192) Would you use this card and tell me which answer comes closest to how often you do the following things: spend a social evening with relatives? (SOCREL)
TOTAL%
1) Almost daily34013.2
2) Several times a week60423.5
3) Several times a month47118.3
4) Once a month41716.2
5) Several times a year42816.6
6) Once a year1907.4
7) Never1254.9
Missing1267 
TOTAL2575100.0
193) Would you use this card and tell me which answer comes closest to how often you do the following things: spend a social evening with someone who lives in your neighborhood? (SOCOMMUN)
TOTAL%
1) Almost everyday1325.1
2) Once or twice a week41216.0
3) Several times a month29311.4
4) About once a month39615.4
5) Several times a year30912.0
6) About once a year25910.1
7) Never77630.1
Missing1265 
TOTAL2577100.0
194) Would you use this card and tell me which answer comes closest to how often you do the following things: spend a social evening with friends who live outside your neighborhood? (SOCFREND)
TOTAL%
1) Almost everyday672.6
2) Once or twice a week43516.9
3) Several times a month56321.8
4) About once a month57722.4
5) Several times a year48518.8
6) About once a year2168.4
7) Never2349.1
Missing1265 
TOTAL2577100.0
195) Would you use this card and tell me which answer comes closest to how often you do the following things: go to a bar or tavern? (SOCBAR)
TOTAL%
1) Almost everyday190.7
2) Once or twice a week1716.6
3) Several times a month2017.8
4) About once a month32512.6
5) Several times a year36414.1
6) Once a year36014.0
7) Never113744.1
Missing1265 
TOTAL2577100.0
196) As you know, many older people share a home with their grown children. Do you think this is generally a good idea or a bad idea? (AGED)
TOTAL%
1) A good idea136353.3
2) A bad idea73528.7
3) Depends46118.0
Missing1283 
TOTAL2559100.0
197) Now I'd like to ask you about last year. How many weeks did you work either full-time or part-time not counting work around the house? (Include paid vacations and sick leave.) (WEEKSWRK)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL381031.47123
198) When you worked in [the previous year], was it usually full- or part-time? (PARTFULL)
TOTAL%
1) Full-time205577.6
2) Part-time59422.4
Missing1193 
TOTAL2649100.0
199) Thinking about the next 12 months, how likely do you think it is that you will lose your job or be laid off? (JOBLOSE)
TOTAL%
1) Very likely573.7
2) Fairly likely855.5
3) Not too likely44628.8
4) Not likely96162.0
Missing2293 
TOTAL1549100.0
200) About how easy would it be for you to find a job with another employer with approximately the same income and fringe benefits you now have? Would you say very easy, somewhat easy or not at all easy? (JOBFIND)
TOTAL%
1) Very easy29319.0
2) Somewhat easy53634.7
3) Not easy71646.3
Missing2297 
TOTAL1545100.0
201) On the whole, how satisfied are you with the work you do? Would you say you are very satisfied, moderately satisfied, a little dissatisfied or very dissatisfied? (SATJOB)
TOTAL%
1) Very satisfied143950.4
2) Moderately satisfied105336.9
3) A little dissatisfied2308.1
4) Very dissatisfied1314.6
Missing989 
TOTAL2853100.0
202) If you were to get enough money to live as comfortably as you would like for the rest of your life, would you continue to work or would you stop working? (RICHWORK)
TOTAL%
1) Continue working107866.5
2) Stop working54233.5
Missing2222 
TOTAL1620100.0
203) Would you please look at this card and tell me which one thing on this list you would most prefer in a job? Which comes next? Which is third most important? Which is fourth most important? A. High Income (JOBINC)
TOTAL%
1) Most important33727.3
2) Second34427.9
3) Third31525.5
4) Fourth16713.5
5) Fifth715.8
Missing2608 
TOTAL1234100.0
204) Would you please look at this card and tell me which one thing on this list you would most prefer in a job? Which comes next? Which is third most important? Which is fourth most important? B. No danger of being fired (JOBSEC)
TOTAL%
1) Most important1038.3
2) Second21517.4
3) Third25520.7
4) Fourth35528.8
5) Fifth30624.8
Missing2608 
TOTAL1234100.0
205) Would you please look at this card and tell me which one thing on this list you would most prefer in a job? Which comes next? Which is third most important? Which is fourth most important? C. Workings hours are short, lots of free time (JOBHOUR)
TOTAL%
1) Most important705.7
2) Second12610.2
3) Third17914.5
4) Fourth28323.0
5) Fifth57346.5
Missing2611 
TOTAL1231100.0
206) Would you please look at this card and tell me which one thing on this list you would most prefer in a job? Which comes next? Which is third most important? Which is fourth most important? D. Chances for advancement (JOBPROMO)
TOTAL%
1) Most important16313.2
2) Second32526.4
3) Third30024.4
4) Fourth24820.1
5) Fifth19615.9
Missing2610 
TOTAL1232100.0
207) Would you please look at this card and tell me which one thing on this list you would most prefer in a job? Which comes next? Which is third most important? Which is fourth most important? E. Work important and gives a feeling of accomplishment (JOBMEANS)
TOTAL%
1) Most important56645.7
2) Second22518.2
3) Third18615.0
4) Fourth17914.4
5) Fifth836.7
Missing2603 
TOTAL1239100.0
208) If you were asked to use one of four names for your social class, which would you say you belong in: the lower class, the working class, the middle class or the upper class? (CLASS)
TOTAL%
1) Lower class3469.1
2) Working class173445.4
3) Middle class163442.8
4) Upper class1042.7
Missing24 
TOTAL3818100.0
209) In our society there are groups which tend to be toward the top and those that are toward the bottom. Here we have a scale that runs from top to bottom. Where would you put yourself on this scale? (RANK)
TOTAL%
1) Top1566.4
2) 2853.5
3) 329712.1
4) 436715.0
5) 593038.0
6) 625310.3
7) 71947.9
8) 81054.3
9) 9200.8
10) Bottom391.6
Missing1396 
TOTAL2446100.0
210) We are interested in how people are getting along financially these days. So far as you and your family are concerned, would you say that you are pretty well satisfied with your present financial situation, more or less satisfied or not satisfied at all? (SATFIN)
TOTAL%
1) Satisfied106027.7
2) More or less satisfied170244.4
3) Not at all satisfied107127.9
Missing9 
TOTAL3833100.0
211) During the last few years, has your financial situation been getting better, worse or has it stayed the same? (FINALTER)
TOTAL%
1) Getting better130334.0
2) Getting worse96925.3
3) Stayed same156340.8
Missing7 
TOTAL3835100.0
212) Compared with American families in general, would you say your family income is far below average, below average, average, above average or far above average? (FINRELA)
TOTAL%
1) Far below average2677.0
2) Below average103427.2
3) Average166343.7
4) Above average74819.6
5) Far above average952.5
Missing35 
TOTAL3807100.0
213) Do you or your spouse have a supervisor on your/their job to whom you/they are directly responsible? (WKSUB)
TOTAL%
1) Yes215480.9
2) No51019.1
Missing1178 
TOTAL2664100.0
214) If 'yes' to WKSUB: Does that person have a supervisor on the job to whom he is directly responsible? (WKSUBS)
TOTAL%
3) Yes175581.9
4) No38818.1
Missing1699 
TOTAL2143100.0
215) In your/your spouse's job, do you/does he/she supervise anyone who is directly responsible to you/him/her? (WKSUP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes96836.3
2) No169563.7
Missing1179 
TOTAL2663100.0
216) If 'yes' to WKSUP: Do any of those persons supervise anyone else? (WKSUPS)
TOTAL%
3) Yes26727.8
4) No69472.2
Missing2881 
TOTAL961100.0
217) At any time during the last 10 years, have you been unemployed and looking for work for as long as a month? (UNEMP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes93436.3
2) No164163.7
Missing1267 
TOTAL2575100.0
218) Do you or your spouse belong to a labor union? (UNION)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, respondent belongs2078.1
2) Yes, spouse belongs883.4
3) Yes, both belong341.3
4) No, neither respondent nor spouse belongs223987.2
Missing1274 
TOTAL2568100.0
219) Some people say that people get ahead by their own hard work; others say that lucky breaks or help from other people are more important. Which do you think is most important? (GETAHEAD)
TOTAL%
1) Hard work172568.8
2) Both equally51220.4
3) Luck or help27210.8
Missing1333 
TOTAL2509100.0
220) Compared to your parents when they were the age you are now, do you think your own standard of living now is much better, somewhat better, about the same, somewhat worse or much worse than theirs was? (PARSOL)
TOTAL%
1) Much better73028.7
2) Somewhat better75029.5
3) About the same62324.5
4) Somewhat worse33013.0
5) Much worse1124.4
Missing1297 
TOTAL2545100.0
221) When your children are at the age you are now, do you think their standard of living will be much better, somewhat better, about the same, somewhat worse or much worse than yours is now? (KIDSSOL)
TOTAL%
1) Much better60123.7
2) Somewhat better69227.3
3) About the same50419.9
4) Somewhat worse34913.8
5) Much worse1265.0
6) No children (Vol.)26210.3
Missing1308 
TOTAL2534100.0
222) Tell me if you agree or disagree with this statement: Most men are better suited emotionally for politics than are most women. (FEPOL)
TOTAL%
1) Agree42017.1
2) Disagree204082.9
Missing1382 
TOTAL2460100.0
223) Please tell me whether or not you think it should be possible for a pregnant woman to obtain a legal abortion: A. If there is a strong chance of serious defect in the baby? (ABDEFECT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes182875.4
2) No59524.6
Missing1419 
TOTAL2423100.0
224) Please tell me whether or not you think it should be possible for a pregnant woman to obtain a legal abortion: B. If she is married and does not want any more children? (ABNOMORE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes117548.4
2) No125351.6
Missing1414 
TOTAL2428100.0
225) Please tell me whether or not you think it should be possible for a pregnant woman to obtain a legal abortion: C. If the woman's own health is seriously endangered by the pregnancy? (ABHLTH)
TOTAL%
1) Yes215188.3
2) No28611.7
Missing1405 
TOTAL2437100.0
226) Please tell me whether or not you think it should be possible for a pregnant woman to obtain a legal abortion: D. If the family has a very low income and cannot afford any more children? (ABPOOR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes113546.6
2) No130053.4
Missing1407 
TOTAL2435100.0
227) Please tell me whether or not you think it should be possible for a pregnant woman to obtain a legal abortion: E. If she became pregnant as a result of rape? (ABRAPE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes190979.1
2) No50520.9
Missing1428 
TOTAL2414100.0
228) Please tell me whether or not you think it should be possible for a pregnant woman to obtain legal abortion: F. If she is not married and does not want to marry the man? (ABSINGLE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes108844.5
2) No135955.5
Missing1395 
TOTAL2447100.0
229) Please tell me whether or not you think it should be possible for a pregnant woman to obtain a legal abortion: G. If the woman wants it for any reason? (ABANY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes113546.5
2) No130753.5
Missing1400 
TOTAL2442100.0
230) What do you think is the ideal number of children for a family to have? (CHLDIDEL)
TOTAL%
0) 0321.2
1) 1461.8
2) 2124148.2
3) 363024.4
4) 42037.9
5) 5391.5
6) 6130.5
7) Seven or more60.2
8) As many as you want36714.2
Missing1265 
TOTAL2577100.0
231) Do you strongly agree, agree, or strongly disagree that methods of birth control should be available to teenagers between the ages of fourteen and sixteen if their parents do not approve? (PILLOK)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree62324.8
2) Agree82932.9
3) Disagree62925.0
4) Strongly disagree43517.3
Missing1326 
TOTAL2516100.0
232) Would you be for or against sex education in the public schools? (SEXEDUC)
TOTAL%
1) For233391.5
2) Against2188.5
Missing1291 
TOTAL2551100.0
233) Should divorce in this country be easier or more difficult to obtain than it is now? (DIVLAW)
TOTAL%
1) Easier89937.0
2) More difficult101441.7
3) Stay same51821.3
Missing1411 
TOTAL2431100.0
234) There's been a lot of discussion about the way morals and attitudes about sex are changing in this country. If a man and woman have sex relations before marriage, do you think it is always wrong, almost always wrong, wrong only sometimes or not wrong at all? (PREMARSX)
TOTAL%
1) Always wrong49919.7
2) Almost always wrong1616.4
3) Sometimes wrong38215.1
4) Not wrong at all149158.9
Missing1309 
TOTAL2533100.0
235) There's been a lot of discussion about the way morals and attitudes about sex are changing in this country. If [a man and a woman] are in their early teens, say 14 to 16 years old, in that case, do you think sex relations before marriage are always wrong, almost always wrong, wrong only sometimes or not wrong at all? (TEENSEX)
TOTAL%
1) Always wrong168165.7
2) Almost always wrong40115.7
3) Sometimes wrong32112.5
4) Not wrong at all1556.1
Missing1284 
TOTAL2558100.0
236) What is your opinion about a married person having sexual relations with someone other than the marriage partner. Is it always wrong, almost always wrong, wrong only sometimes, or not wrong at all? (XMARSEX)
TOTAL%
1) Always wrong193477.3
2) Almost always wrong34213.7
3) Sometimes wrong1797.2
4) Not wrong at all471.9
Missing1340 
TOTAL2502100.0
237) What about sexual relations between two adults of the same sex? Do you think it is always wrong, almost always wrong, sometimes wrong, not at all wrong? (HOMOSEX)
TOTAL%
1) Always wrong98140.4
2) Almost always wrong903.7
3) Sometimes wrong1676.9
4) Not wrong at all118849.0
Missing1416 
TOTAL2426100.0
238) Which of these statements comes closest to your feelings about pornography laws? (PORNLAW)
TOTAL%
1) These should be laws against the distribution of pornography, whatever the age.82732.3
2) There should be laws against the distribution of pornography to persons under 18.163964.0
3) There should be no laws forbidding the distribution of pornography.963.7
Missing1280 
TOTAL2562100.0
239) Have you seen an X-rated movie in the last year? (XMOVIE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes59823.3
2) No197176.7
Missing1273 
TOTAL2569100.0
240) Do you strongly agree, agree, disagree or strongly disagree that it is sometimes necessary to discipline a child with a good, hard, spanking? (SPANKING)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree58522.9
2) Agree120247.1
3) Disagree55421.7
4) Strongly disagree2128.3
Missing1289 
TOTAL2553100.0
241) When a person has a disease that cannot be cured, do you think doctors should be allowed by law to end the patient's life by some painless means if the patient and his family request it? (LETDIE1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes173369.5
2) No76230.5
Missing1347 
TOTAL2495100.0
242) Do you think a person has the right to end his or her own life if this person has an incurable disease? (SUICIDE1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes151860.7
2) No98139.3
Missing1343 
TOTAL2499100.0
243) Do you think a person has the right to end his or her own life if this person has gone bankrupt? (SUICIDE2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes31312.3
2) No222787.7
Missing1302 
TOTAL2540100.0
244) Do you think a person has the right to end his or her own life if this person has dishonored his or her family? (SUICIDE3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes30912.2
2) No221687.8
Missing1317 
TOTAL2525100.0
245) Do you think a person has the right to end his or her own life if this person is tired of living and ready to die? (SUICIDE4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes51220.3
2) No200679.7
Missing1324 
TOTAL2518100.0
246) Are there any situations you can imagine in which you would approve of a policeman striking an adult male citizen? [If 'Yes' or 'Don't know', ask POLABUSE-POLATTAK] (POLHITOK)
TOTAL%
1) Yes166667.7
2) No79532.3
Missing1381 
TOTAL2461100.0
247) [If 'Yes' OR 'Don't know' to POLHITOK] Would you approve of a policeman striking a citizen who had said vulgar and obscene things to the policeman? (POLABUSE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes2238.8
2) No231691.2
Missing1303 
TOTAL2539100.0
248) [If 'Yes' OR 'Don't know' to POLHITOK] Would you approve of a policeman striking a citizen who was being questioned as a suspect in a murder case? (POLMURDR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes33413.2
2) No220086.8
Missing1308 
TOTAL2534100.0
249) [If 'Yes' OR 'Don't know' to POLHITOK] Would you approve of a policeman striking a citizen who was attempting to escape from custody? (POLESCAP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes168668.8
2) No76331.2
Missing1393 
TOTAL2449100.0
250) [If 'Yes' OR 'Don't know' to POLHITOK] Would you approve of a policeman striking a citizen who was attacking the policeman with his fists? (POLATTAK)
TOTAL%
1) Yes224188.1
2) No30311.9
Missing1298 
TOTAL2544100.0
251) Is there any area right around here -- that is, within a mile -- where you would be afraid to walk alone at night? (FEAR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes82032.6
2) No169567.4
Missing1327 
TOTAL2515100.0
252) Do you happen to have in your home (or garage) any guns or revolvers? (OWNGUN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes67433.0
2) No136867.0
Missing1800 
TOTAL2042100.0
253) If 'yes' to OWNGUN: Is it a pistol, shotgun, rifle or what? Code all that apply. Pistol (PISTOL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes55622.9
2) No186877.1
Missing1418 
TOTAL2424100.0
254) If 'yes' to OWNGUN: Is it a pistol, shotgun, rifle or what? Code all that apply. Shotgun (SHOTGUN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes46319.1
2) No196180.9
Missing1418 
TOTAL2424100.0
255) If 'yes' to OWNGUN: Is it a pistol, shotgun, rifle or what? Code all that apply. Rifle (RIFLE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes48019.8
2) No194380.2
Missing1419 
TOTAL2423100.0
256) Do any of these guns personally belong to you? (ROWNGUN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes56770.3
2) No24029.7
Missing3035 
TOTAL807100.0
257) Do you or your spouse go hunting? (HUNT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, respondent does2509.9
2) Yes, spouse does953.8
3) Yes, both do572.3
4) No, neither respondent nor spouse hunts212584.1
Missing1315 
TOTAL2527100.0
258) How often do you read the newspaper: every day, a few times a week, once a week, less than once a week or never? (NEWS)
TOTAL%
1) Everyday66625.8
2) Few times a week41015.9
3) Once a week37214.4
4) Less than once a week42616.5
5) Never70327.3
Missing1265 
TOTAL2577100.0
259) On the average day, about how many hours do you personally watch television? (TVHOURS)
TOTAL%
0) 1877.3
1) 51019.8
2) 66525.9
3) 45017.5
4) 32512.6
5) 1596.2
6) 1174.6
7) 220.9
8) 622.4
9) 40.2
10) 281.1
11) 10.0
12) 200.8
13) 10.0
14) 20.1
15) 20.1
16) 40.2
17) 10.0
18) 20.1
20) 40.2
24) 50.2
Missing1271 
TOTAL2571100.0
260) Do you have a telephone? (PHONE)
TOTAL%
1) No phone140.4
2) Refused741.9
3) Phone in home171044.6
4) Phone elsewhere1032.7
6) Cell phone193650.5
Missing5 
TOTAL3837100.0
261) In general, what was the respondent's attitude toward the interview? (COOP)
TOTAL%
1) Friendly and interested305779.9
2) Cooperative but not particularly interested65017.0
3) Impatient and restless1163.0
4) Hostile30.1
Missing16 
TOTAL3826100.0
262) Was respondent's understanding of the questions good, fair or poor? (COMPREND)
TOTAL%
1) Good314482.0
2) Fair61616.1
3) Poor731.9
Missing9 
TOTAL3833100.0
263) A split ballot was used in the 1973, 1974, 1976, 1978, 1980 and 1982+ surveys. The variant or 'Y' wordings appear on Form 2, the 'Z' wordings appear on Form 3; and the standard GSS wordings appear on Form 1 (FORM)
TOTAL%
1) Standard (Form 1)191849.9
2) Variant (Form 2)192450.1
TOTAL3842100.0
264) Now I'm going to read several more statements. As I read each one, please tell me whether you strongly agree, agree, disagree or strongly disagree with it. A working mother can establish just as warm and secure a relationship with her children as a mother who does not work. (FECHLD)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree75929.6
2) Agree118246.1
3) Disagree51019.9
4) Strongly disagree1144.4
Missing1277 
TOTAL2565100.0
265) Now I'm going to read several more statements. As I read each one, please tell me whether you strongly agree, agree, disagree or strongly disagree with it. A preschool child is likely to suffer if his or her mother works. (FEPRESCH)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree1154.5
2) Agree63424.8
3) Disagree135653.1
4) Strongly disagree44917.6
Missing1288 
TOTAL2554100.0
266) Now I'm going to read several more statements. As I read each one, please tell me whether you strongly agree, agree, disagree or strongly disagree with it. It is much better for everyone involved if the man is the achiever outside the home and the woman takes care of the home and family. (FEFAM)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree1475.8
2) Agree61023.9
3) Disagree124849.0
4) Strongly disagree54221.3
Missing1295 
TOTAL2547100.0
267) On the average African Americans have worse jobs, income and housing than white people. Do you think these differences are mainly due to discrimination? (RACDIF1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes84734.1
2) No163965.9
Missing1356 
TOTAL2486100.0
268) On the average African Americans have worse jobs, income and housing than white people. Do you think these differences are because most (Negroes/Blacks/African-Americans) have less in-born ability to learn? (RACDIF2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes2098.3
2) No231991.7
Missing1314 
TOTAL2528100.0
269) On the average African Americans have worse jobs, income and housing than white people. Do you think these differences are because most (Negroes/Blacks/African-Americans) don't have the chance for education that it takes to rise out of poverty? (RACDIF3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes112244.5
2) No139755.5
Missing1323 
TOTAL2519100.0
270) On the average African Americans have worse jobs, income and housing than white people. Do you think these differences are because most (Negroes/Blacks/African-Americans) just don't have the motivation or willpower to pull themselves up out of poverty? (RACDIF4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes111444.7
2) No137955.3
Missing1349 
TOTAL2493100.0
271) I'd like to talk with you about issues some people tell us are important. Some people think that the government in Washington should do everything possible to improve the standard of living of all poor Americans; they are at point 1 on this card. Other people think it's not the government's responsibility, and that each person should take care of himself; they are at point 5. Where would you place yourself on this scale or haven't you made up your mind on this? (HELPPOOR)
TOTAL%
1) The government in Washington should do everything possible to improve the standard of living of all poor Americans.40716.3
2) 232312.9
3) Agree with both106842.7
4) 437014.8
5) Each person should take care of himself/herself.33113.2
Missing1343 
TOTAL2499100.0
272) Some people think that the government in Washington is trying to do too many things that should be left to individuals and private business; they are at point 5 on this card. Others disagree and think that the government should do even more to solve our country's problems; they are at point 1. Where would you place yourself on this scale or haven't you made up your mind on this? (HELPNOT)
TOTAL%
1) The government should do even more to solve our country's problems33313.4
2) 229311.7
3) Agree with both94537.9
4) 439015.6
5) The government in Washington is trying to do too many things that should be left to individuals and private business53321.4
Missing1348 
TOTAL2494100.0
273) In general, some people think that it is the responsibility of the government in Washington to see to it that people have help in paying for doctors and hospital bills; they are at point 1. Others think that these matters are not the responsibility of the federal government and that people should take care of these things themselves; they are at point 5. Where would you place yourself on this scale or haven't you made up your mind on this? (HELPSICK)
TOTAL%
1) It is the responsibility of the government in Washington to see to it that people have help in paying for doctors and hospital bills61824.6
2) 248319.2
3) Agree with both82832.9
4) 427310.9
5) These matters are not the responsibility of the federal government and that people should take care of these things themselves31412.5
Missing1326 
TOTAL2516100.0
274) Some people think that African Americans have been discriminated against for so long that the government has a special obligation to help improve their living standards; they are at point 1. Others believe that the government should not be giving special treatment to blacks/negroes/African-Americans; they are at point 5. Where would you place yourself on this scale or haven't you made up your mind on this? (HELPBLK)
TOTAL%
1) The government has a special obligation to help improve their living standards2148.6
2) 22429.7
3) Agree with both76230.6
4) 447519.1
5) The government should not be giving special treatment to African Americans79832.0
Missing1351 
TOTAL2491100.0
275) Which statement comes closest to expressing what you believe about God? (GOD)
TOTAL%
1) I don't believe in God1403.7
2) I don't know whether there is a God, and I don't believe there is any way to find out2275.9
3) I don't believe in a personal God, but do believe in a Higher Power of some kind46712.2
4) I find myself believing in God some of the time, but not at others1403.7
5) While I have doubts, I feel that I do believe in God63116.5
6) I know God really exists and I have no doubts about it221157.9
Missing26 
TOTAL3816100.0
276) Would you say you have been 'born again' or have had a 'born again' experience? That is, a turning point in your life when you committed yourself to Christ? (REBORN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes151940.1
2) No226959.9
Missing54 
TOTAL3788100.0
277) Have you ever tried to encourage someone to believe in Jesus Christ or to accept Jesus Christ as his or her savior? (SAVESOUL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes161842.3
2) No221057.7
Missing14 
TOTAL3828100.0
278) Now I have some questions about different groups in our society. I'm going to show you a seven-point scale on which the characteristics of people in a group can be rated. A score of 1 means that you think almost all of the people in that group are 'rich.' A score of 7 means that you think almost everyone in the group are 'poor.' A score of 4 means you think that the group is not toward one end or another, and of course you may choose any number in between that comes closest to where you think people in that group stand. Where would you rate whites, in general, on this scale? (WLTHWHTS)
TOTAL%
1) Rich1375.4
2) 22399.4
3) 365225.6
4) 4130551.3
5) 51726.8
6) 6251.0
7) Poor120.5
Missing1300 
TOTAL2542100.0
279) Now I have some questions about different groups in our society. I'm going to show you a seven-point scale on which the characteristics of people in a group can be rated. A score of means that you think almost all of the people in that group are 'rich.' A score of 7 means that you think almost everyone in the group are 'poor.' A score of 4 means you think that the group is not toward one end or another, and of course you may choose any number in between that comes closest to where you think people in that group stand. Where would you rate blacks, in general, on this scale? (WLTHBLKS)
TOTAL%
1) Rich70.3
2) 2411.6
3) 31516.0
4) 477330.6
5) 5102840.6
6) 643217.1
7) Poor973.8
Missing1313 
TOTAL2529100.0
280) I'm going to show you a seven-point scale on which the characteristics of people in a group can be rated. A score of 1 means that you think almost all people in that group are 'hard-working.' A score of 7 means that you think almost all of the people in the group are 'lazy.' A score of 4 means you think that the group is not toward one end or another, and of course you may choose any number in between that comes closest to where you think people in this group stand. Where would you rate whites, in general, on this scale? (WORKWHTS)
TOTAL%
1) Hard-working1485.8
2) 227610.9
3) 355521.9
4) 4129551.0
5) 51877.4
6) 6502.0
7) Lazy271.1
Missing1304 
TOTAL2538100.0
281) I'm going to show you a seven-point scale on which the characteristics of people in a group can be rated. A score of 1 means that you think almost all people in that group are 'hard-working.' A score of 7 means that you think almost all of the people in the group are 'lazy.' A score of 4 means you think that the group is not towards one end or another, and of course you may choose any number in between that comes closest to where you think people in this group stand. Where would you rate blacks in general on this scale? (WORKBLKS)
TOTAL%
1) Hardworking692.7
2) 21154.5
3) 331612.5
4) 4130851.7
5) 546518.4
6) 61867.4
7) Lazy702.8
Missing1313 
TOTAL2529100.0
282) I'm going to show you a seven-point scale on which the characteristics of people in a group can be rated. A score of 1 means that you think almost all people in that group are 'unintelligent.' A score of 7 means that you think almost all of the people in the group are 'intelligent.' A score of 4 means you think that the group is not toward one end or another, and of course you may choose any number in between that comes closest to where you think people in this group stand. Where would you rate whites, in general, on this scale? (INTLWHTS)
TOTAL%
1) Unintelligent160.6
2) 2461.8
3) 31375.4
4) 4120647.7
5) 558523.1
6) 636314.4
7) Intelligent1756.9
Missing1314 
TOTAL2528100.0
283) I'm going to show you a seven-point scale on which the characteristics of people in a group can be rated. A score of 1 means that you think almost all people in that group are 'unintelligent.' A score of 7 means that you think almost all of the people in the group are 'intelligent.' A score of 4 means you think that the group is not toward one end or another, and of course you may choose any number in between that comes closest to where you think people in this group stand. Where would you rate blacks, in general, on this scale? (INTLBLKS)
TOTAL%
1) Unintelligent190.8
2) 2602.4
3) 326110.4
4) 4139855.5
5) 550119.9
6) 61726.8
7) Intelligent1094.3
Missing1322 
TOTAL2520100.0
284) Now, I'm going to ask you about different types of contact with various groups of people. In each situation would you please tell me whether you would be very much in favor of it happening, somewhat in favor, neither in favor nor opposed to it happening, somewhat opposed or very much opposed to it happening? Living in a neighborhood where half of your neighbors were black? (LIVEBLKS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly favor26210.2
2) Favor44617.4
3) Neither favor nor oppose135853.1
4) Oppose35613.9
5) Strongly oppose1375.4
Missing1283 
TOTAL2559100.0
285) Now I'm going to ask you about different types of contact with various groups of people. In each situation would you please tell me whether you would be very much in favor of it happening, somewhat in favor, neither in favor nor opposed to it happening, somewhat opposed or very much opposed to it happening? Living in a neighborhood where half of your neighbors were whites? (LIVEWHTS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly favor52820.7
2) Favor57622.5
3) Neither favor nor oppose131351.4
4) Oppose1034.0
5) Strongly oppose351.4
Missing1287 
TOTAL2555100.0
286) What about having a close relative marry a black person? Would you be in very favor of it happening, somewhat in favor, neither in favor nor opposed to it happening, somewhat opposed or very opposed to it happening? (MARBLK)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly favor51720.2
2) Favor38415.0
3) Neither favor nor appose128250.2
4) Oppose2098.2
5) Strongly oppose1636.4
Missing1287 
TOTAL2555100.0
287) What about having a close relative marry an Asian American person? Would you be in very favor of it happening, somewhat in favor, neither in favor nor opposed to it happening, somewhat opposed or very opposed to it happening? (MARASIAN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly favor48919.2
2) Favor44617.5
3) Neither favor nor oppose136153.3
4) Oppose1736.8
5) Strongly oppose843.3
Missing1289 
TOTAL2553100.0
288) What about having a close relative marry a Hispanic American person? Would you be in very favor of it happening, somewhat in favor, neither in favor nor opposed to it happening, somewhat opposed or very opposed to it happening? (MARHISP)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly favor51820.3
2) Favor43517.0
3) Neither favor nor oppose134552.7
4) Oppose1706.7
5) Strongly oppose853.3
Missing1289 
TOTAL2553100.0
289) What about having a close relative marry a white person? Would you be in very favor of it happening, somewhat in favor, neither in favor nor opposed to it happening, somewhat opposed or very opposed to it happening? (MARWHT)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly favor94937.1
2) Favor37314.6
3) Neither favor nor oppose116345.4
4) Oppose582.3
5) Strongly oppose180.7
Missing1281 
TOTAL2561100.0
290) Are the people who work where you work all white, mostly white, about half and half, mostly black or all black? (RACWORK)
TOTAL%
1) All white30320.3
2) Mostly white67845.5
3) Half white-black43729.3
4) Mostly black624.2
5) All black90.6
Missing2353 
TOTAL1489100.0
291) What do you think the chances are these days that a white person won't get a job or promotion while an equally or less qualified black person gets one instead? (DISCAFF)
TOTAL%
1) Very likely35414.5
2) Somewhat likely108644.4
3) Not very likely100641.1
Missing1396 
TOTAL2446100.0
292) Some people say that because of past discrimination, women should be given preference in hiring and promotion. Others say that such preference in hiring and promotion of women is wrong because it discriminates against men. What about your opinion -- are you for or against preferential hiring and promotion of women? IF FOR: Do you favor preference in hiring and promotion strongly or not strongly? IF AGAINST: Do you oppose preference in hiring and promotion strongly or not strongly? (FEJOBAFF)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly for preferential hiring27822.8
2) For preferential hiring12410.2
3) Against preferential hiring40132.9
4) Strongly against preferential hiring41734.2
Missing2622 
TOTAL1220100.0
293) What do you think the chances are these days that a man won't get a job or a promotion while an equally or less qualified woman gets one instead? (DISCAFFM)
TOTAL%
1) Very likely13310.7
2) Somewhat likely48338.8
3) Somewhat unlikely43034.5
4) Very unlikely20016.1
Missing2596 
TOTAL1246100.0
294) What do you think the chances are these days that a woman won't get a job or promotion while an equally or less qualified man gets one instead? (DISCAFFW)
TOTAL%
1) Very likely27121.3
2) Somewhat likely63349.8
3) Somewhat unlikely25019.7
4) Very unlikely1169.1
Missing2572 
TOTAL1270100.0
295) Now I'm going to read several statements. As I read each one, please tell me whether you strongly agree, agree, neither agree nor disagree, disagree or strongly disagree. For example, here is the statement: Because of past discrimination, employers should make special efforts to hire and promote qualified women. (FEHIRE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree22717.7
2) Agree66651.8
3) Neither agree nor disagree12810.0
4) Disagree23017.9
5) Strongly disagree352.7
Missing2556 
TOTAL1286100.0
296) To what extent do you consider yourself a religious person? Are you very religious, moderately religious, slightly religious or not religious at all? (RELPERSN)
TOTAL%
1) Very religious65817.3
2) Moderately religious145438.1
3) Slightly religious90023.6
4) Not religious at all80221.0
Missing28 
TOTAL3814100.0
297) To what extent do you consider yourself a spiritual person? Are you very spiritual, moderately spiritual, slightly spiritual or not spiritual at all? (SPRTPRSN)
TOTAL%
1) Very spiritual109728.9
2) Moderately spiritual144037.9
3) Slightly spiritual85022.4
4) Not spiritual41510.9
Missing40 
TOTAL3802100.0
298) Can you speak a language other than English? (OTHLANG)
TOTAL%
1) Yes74829.5
2) No178970.5
Missing1305 
TOTAL2537100.0
299) What other language(s) do you speak? First response. (OTHLANG1)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL74211.25122
300) What other language(s) do you speak? Second response. (OTHLANG2)
TOTAL%
1) English31.8
2) Spanish3420.0
3) Polish10.6
4) French2615.3
5) Hebrew31.8
6) Russian10.6
7) Tagalog/Filipino10.6
8) Chinese84.7
10) Italian158.8
11) Romanian10.6
12) German169.4
15) Ukrainian10.6
17) Turkish10.6
19) Korean10.6
22) Arabic63.5
27) Thai21.2
28) Gujarati10.6
32) Japanese52.9
33) Portuguese52.9
36) Creole52.9
40) Latin21.2
41) Czech10.6
42) Hindi95.3
46) Sign language10.6
48) Armenian10.6
56) African10.6
67) Hawaiian10.6
71) Swahili10.6
72) Telugu10.6
73) Kannada10.6
77) Punjabi42.4
87) Somali10.6
92) Cebuano10.6
112) Twi10.6
122) Lingala10.6
131) Ashanti10.6
132) Burmese10.6
133) Hewa10.6
134) Sango10.6
135) Citumbuka10.6
136) Maratsi10.6
137) Yemba10.6
Missing3672 
TOTAL170100.0
301) How well do you speak that language? (SPKLANG)
TOTAL%
1) Very well29039.2
2) Well18725.3
3) Not well18925.5
4) Poorly/Hardly at all7410.0
Missing3102 
TOTAL740100.0
302) Which language do you speak more fluently? (BETRLANG)
TOTAL%
1) Language 169994.2
2) Language 2435.8
Missing3100 
TOTAL742100.0
303) Do you personally ever use a computer at home, at work or at some other location? (COMPUSE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes138482.7
2) No28917.3
Missing2169 
TOTAL1673100.0
304) Do you have access to the Internet or World Wide Web in your home through an Internet-enabled mobile device like a smart phone, PDA or BlackBerry? (WEBMOB)
TOTAL%
1) Yes9231.8
2) No19768.2
Missing3553 
TOTAL289100.0
305) About how many minutes or hours per week do you spend sending and answering electronic mail or e-mail? (EMAILMIN)
TOTAL%
0) 126986.3
1) 40.3
2) 20.1
3) 10.1
4) 10.1
5) 191.3
10) 312.1
14) 10.1
15) 201.4
20) 181.2
30) 936.3
35) 20.1
40) 10.1
45) 90.6
Missing2371 
TOTAL1471100.0
306) About how many minutes or hours per week do you spend sending and answering electronic mail or e-mail? (EMAILHR)
TOTAL%
0) 37925.8
1) 29520.1
2) 15210.3
3) 815.5
4) 523.5
5) 775.2
6) 281.9
7) 573.9
8) 261.8
9) 30.2
10) 845.7
11) 30.2
12) 100.7
13) 10.1
14) 181.2
15) 342.3
16) 30.2
17) 10.1
20) 594.0
21) 20.1
23) 10.1
24) 50.3
25) 201.4
27) 20.1
28) 30.2
30) 372.5
32) 20.1
35) 60.4
40) 120.8
42) 10.1
45) 10.1
48) 10.1
50) 40.3
55) 10.1
60) 30.2
70) 20.1
99) 10.1
100) 20.1
126) 10.1
150) 10.1
Missing2371 
TOTAL1471100.0
307) Other than for e-mail, do you ever use the Internet or World Wide Web? (USEWWW)
TOTAL%
1) Yes15269.7
2) No6630.3
Missing3624 
TOTAL218100.0
308) Not counting e-mail, about how many minutes or hours per week do you use the web? (Include time you spend visiting regular web sites and time spent using interactive Internet services like chat rooms, Usenet groups, discussion forums, bulletin boards and the like.) Hours per week? (WWWHR)
TOTAL%
0) 1218.6
1) 14210.2
2) 14610.4
3) 926.6
4) 604.3
5) 1047.4
6) 412.9
7) 594.2
8) 392.8
9) 60.4
10) 1289.1
11) 10.1
12) 423.0
13) 20.1
14) 352.5
15) 644.6
16) 60.4
17) 20.1
18) 60.4
20) 916.5
21) 130.9
22) 10.1
24) 80.6
25) 282.0
26) 10.1
27) 10.1
28) 100.7
30) 412.9
35) 130.9
36) 40.3
40) 332.4
42) 10.1
45) 60.4
48) 40.3
50) 151.1
55) 20.1
60) 120.9
65) 10.1
70) 30.2
80) 40.3
84) 20.1
90) 10.1
91) 20.1
100) 40.3
120) 10.1
122) 10.1
Missing2443 
TOTAL1399100.0
309) Not counting e-mail, about how many minutes or hours per week do you use the web? (Include time you spend visiting regular web sites and time spent using interactive Internet services like chat rooms, Usenet groups, discussion forums, bulletin boards and the like.) Minutes per week? (WWWMIN)
TOTAL%
0) 131794.2
2) 10.1
3) 10.1
5) 40.3
10) 70.5
15) 90.6
20) 60.4
21) 10.1
30) 463.3
40) 10.1
45) 40.3
59) 10.1
Missing2444 
TOTAL1398100.0
310) How would you describe your work arrangement in your main job? (WRKTYPE)
TOTAL%
1) Independent contractor/consultant/freelance worker17714.3
2) On-call, work only when called to work362.9
3) Paid by a temporary agency70.6
4) Work for a contractor who provides workers/ services under contract383.1
5) Regular, permanent employee98279.2
Missing2602 
TOTAL1240100.0
311) How long have you worked in your present job for your current employer? (.25 = less than 6 months; .75 = between 6 and 12 months) (YEARSJOB)
TOTAL%
.25) 1239.9
.75) 12410.0
1) 665.3
2) 1179.4
3) 977.8
4) 655.2
5) 635.1
6) 493.9
7) 534.3
8) 403.2
9) 312.5
10) 584.7
11) 221.8
12) 241.9
13) 272.2
14) 302.4
15) 282.3
16) 211.7
17) 171.4
18) 131.0
19) 90.7
20) 282.3
21) 70.6
22) 80.6
23) 100.8
24) 80.6
25) 161.3
26) 40.3
27) 90.7
28) 90.7
29) 40.3
30) 191.5
31) 20.2
32) 40.3
33) 60.5
34) 50.4
35) 70.6
36) 10.1
37) 30.2
38) 10.1
39) 20.2
40) 20.2
41) 10.1
42) 20.2
43) 10.1
44) 20.2
45) 10.1
55) 10.1
67) 10.1
Missing2601 
TOTAL1241100.0
312) In your main job, are you salaried, paid by the hour, or what? (WAYPAID)
TOTAL%
1) Salaried41033.0
2) Paid by the hour68455.0
3) Other14811.9
8) Tips10.1
Missing2599 
TOTAL1243100.0
313) Which of the following best describes your usual work schedule? (WRKSCHED)
TOTAL%
1) Day shift87470.3
2) Afternoon shift635.1
3) Night shift766.1
4) Split shift312.5
5) Irregular shift/on-call1098.8
6) Rotating shifts907.2
Missing2599 
TOTAL1243100.0
314) How many days per month do you work extra hours beyond your usual schedule? (MOREDAYS)
TOTAL%
0) 44135.9
1) 685.5
2) 1058.6
3) 625.1
4) 1058.6
5) 1058.6
6) 292.4
7) 161.3
8) 231.9
9) 70.6
10) 615.0
11) 10.1
12) 131.1
14) 20.2
15) 403.3
16) 30.2
17) 20.2
18) 10.1
20) 816.6
21) 20.2
22) 50.4
23) 10.1
24) 80.7
25) 151.2
26) 30.2
27) 10.1
28) 20.2
30) 252.0
Missing2615 
TOTAL1227100.0
315) When you work extra hours on your main job, is it mandatory (required by your employer)? (MUSTWORK)
TOTAL%
1) Yes35729.0
2) No87471.0
Missing2611 
TOTAL1231100.0
316) How often are you allowed to change your starting and quitting times on a daily basis? (CHNGTME)
TOTAL%
1) Often41233.2
2) Sometimes27121.8
3) Rarely20116.2
4) Never35828.8
Missing2600 
TOTAL1242100.0
317) How often do you work at home as part of your job? (WRKHOME)
TOTAL%
1) Never74459.9
2) A few times a year977.8
3) About once a month675.4
4) About once a week927.4
5) More than once a week16713.4
6) Worker works mainly at home756.0
Missing2600 
TOTAL1242100.0
318) Is it usually because you want to, you have to in order to keep up with your job, or for some other reason? (WHYWKHME)
TOTAL%
1) Worker wants to work at home14228.5
2) Worker has to work at home to keep up with your job20340.8
3) Worker is operating home-based business8416.9
4) Other combinations and other reasons6913.9
Missing3344 
TOTAL498100.0
319) How hard is it to take time off during your work to take care of personal or family matters? (FAMWKOFF)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all hard49439.7
2) Not too hard37229.9
3) Somewhat hard24719.9
4) Very hard13010.5
Missing2599 
TOTAL1243100.0
320) How often do the demands of your job interfere with your family life? (WKVSFAM)
TOTAL%
1) Often16713.4
2) Sometimes42434.1
3) Rarely35028.2
4) Never30224.3
Missing2599 
TOTAL1243100.0
321) How often do the demands of your family interfere with your work on the job? (FAMVSWK)
TOTAL%
1) Often735.9
2) Sometimes30524.5
3) Rarely48338.9
4) Never38230.7
Missing2599 
TOTAL1243100.0
322) After an average work day, about how many hours do you have to relax or pursue activities that you enjoy? (HRSRELAX)
TOTAL%
0) 786.3
1) 13310.8
2) 23719.2
3) 21217.2
4) 23018.7
5) 14111.4
6) 998.0
7) 302.4
8) 252.0
9) 20.2
10) 181.5
12) 171.4
13) 10.1
14) 20.2
15) 20.2
16) 30.2
18) 10.1
20) 10.1
24) 10.1
Missing2609 
TOTAL1233100.0
323) Do you have any jobs besides your main job or do any other work for pay? (SECONDWK)
TOTAL%
1) Yes18214.6
2) No106185.4
Missing2599 
TOTAL1243100.0
324) Now I'm going to read you a list of statements that might or might not describe your main job. Please tell me whether you strongly agree, agree, disagree, or strongly disagree with each of these statements. My job requires that I keep learning new things. (LEARNNEW)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree53042.7
2) Agree55144.4
3) Disagree14211.4
4) Strongly disagree181.5
Missing2601 
TOTAL1241100.0
325) Now I'm going to read you a list of statements that might or might not describe your main job. Please tell me whether you strongly agree, agree, disagree, or strongly disagree with each of these statements. My job requires that I work very fast. (WORKFAST)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree29223.5
2) Agree58747.3
3) Disagree33426.9
4) Strongly disagree272.2
Missing2602 
TOTAL1240100.0
326) Now I'm going to read you a list of statements that might or might not describe your main job. Please tell me whether you strongly agree, agree, disagree, or strongly disagree with each of these statements. I get to do a number of other things on my job. (WORKDIFF)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree43434.9
2) Agree67954.7
3) Disagree1139.1
4) Strongly disagree161.3
Missing2600 
TOTAL1242100.0
327) Now I'm going to read you a list of statements that might or might not describe your main job. Please tell me whether you strongly agree, agree, disagree, or strongly disagree with each of these statements. I have too much work to do everything well. (OVERWORK)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree1008.1
2) Agree32125.8
3) Disagree73258.9
4) Strongly disagree897.2
Missing2600 
TOTAL1242100.0
328) Now I'm going to read you a list of statements that might or might not describe your main job. Please tell me whether you strongly agree, agree, disagree, or strongly disagree with each of these statements. On my job, I know exactly what is expected of me. (KNOWWHAT)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree51641.5
2) Agree67053.9
3) Disagree534.3
4) Strongly disagree40.3
Missing2599 
TOTAL1243100.0
329) Now I'm going to read you a list of statements that might or might not describe your main job. Please tell me whether you strongly agree, agree, disagree, or strongly disagree with each of these statements. At the place I work, I am treated with respect. (RESPECT)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree44235.5
2) Agree70456.6
3) Disagree776.2
4) Strongly disagree211.7
Missing2598 
TOTAL1244100.0
330) Now I'm going to read you a list of statements that might or might not describe your main job. Please tell me whether you strongly agree, agree, disagree, or strongly disagree with each of these statements. I trust the management at the place where I work. (TRUSTMAN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree36930.0
2) Agree65653.2
3) Disagree17214.0
4) Strongly disagree352.8
Missing2610 
TOTAL1232100.0
331) Now I'm going to read you a list of statements that might or might not describe your main job. Please tell me whether you strongly agree, agree, disagree, or strongly disagree with each of these statements. The safety of workers is a high priority with management where I work. (SAFETYWK)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree54744.3
2) Agree60248.8
3) Disagree735.9
4) Strongly disagree121.0
Missing2608 
TOTAL1234100.0
332) Now I'm going to read you a list of statements that might or might not describe your main job. Please tell me whether you strongly agree, agree, disagree, or strongly disagree with each of these statements. There are no significant compromises or shortcuts taken when worker safety is at stake. (SAFEFRST)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree54244.2
2) Agree58747.9
3) Disagree846.9
4) Strongly disagree131.1
Missing2616 
TOTAL1226100.0
333) Now I'm going to read you a list of statements that might or might not describe your main job. Please tell me whether you strongly agree, agree, disagree, or strongly disagree with each of these statements. Where I work, employees and management work together to ensure the safest possible working conditions. (TEAMSAFE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree47738.8
2) Agree65853.5
3) Disagree816.6
4) Strongly disagree131.1
Missing2613 
TOTAL1229100.0
334) Now I'm going to read you a list of statements that might or might not describe your main job. Please tell me whether you strongly agree, agree, disagree, or strongly disagree with each of these statements. The safety and health conditions where I work are good. (SAFEHLTH)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree48939.4
2) Agree68955.6
3) Disagree514.1
4) Strongly disagree110.9
Missing2602 
TOTAL1240100.0
335) Now I'm going to read you a list of statements that might or might not describe your main job. Please tell me whether you strongly agree, agree, disagree, or strongly disagree with each of these statements. I am proud to be working for my employer. (PROUDEMP)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree46838.0
2) Agree67354.7
3) Disagree715.8
4) Strongly disagree181.5
Missing2612 
TOTAL1230100.0
336) Now I'm going to read you a list of statements that might or might not describe your main job. Please tell me whether you strongly agree, agree, disagree, or strongly disagree with each of these statements. Conditions on my job allow me to be about as productive as I could be. (PRODCTIV)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree35328.5
2) Agree74960.4
3) Disagree1219.8
4) Strongly disagree171.4
Missing2602 
TOTAL1240100.0
337) Now I'm going to read you a list of statements that might or might not describe your main job. Please tell me whether you strongly agree, agree, disagree, or strongly disagree with each of these statements. The place where I work is run in a smooth and effective manner. (WKSMOOTH)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree25620.7
2) Agree73559.4
3) Disagree21317.2
4) Strongly disagree342.7
Missing2604 
TOTAL1238100.0
338) Now I'm going to read you a list of statements that might or might not describe your main job. Please tell me whether you strongly agree, agree, disagree, or strongly disagree with each of these statements. Workers need strong trade unions to protect their interests. (TRDUNION)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree11810.1
2) Agree43637.5
3) Disagree49642.6
4) Strongly disagree1149.8
Missing2678 
TOTAL1164100.0
339) In your job, do you normally work as part of a team, or do you work mostly on your own? (PARTTEAM)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, I work as part of a team68355.1
2) No, I work mostly on my own55644.9
Missing2603 
TOTAL1239100.0
340) In your job, how often do you take part with others in making decisions that affect you? (WKDECIDE)
TOTAL%
1) Often48338.9
2) Sometimes46737.6
3) Rarely16713.4
4) Never12610.1
Missing2599 
TOTAL1243100.0
341) How often are there not enough people or staff to get all the work done? (TOOFEWWK)
TOTAL%
1) Often28022.5
2) Sometimes47037.8
3) Rarely33527.0
4) Never15712.6
Missing2600 
TOTAL1242100.0
342) Now I'm going to read you another list of statements about your main job. For each, please tell me if the statement is very true, somewhat true, not too true, or not at all true with respect to the work you do. A. The chances for promotion are good. (PROMTEOK)
TOTAL%
1) Very true25020.4
2) Somewhat true45236.8
3) Not too true30725.0
4) Not at all true21817.8
Missing2615 
TOTAL1227100.0
343) Now I'm going to read you another list of statements about your main job. For each, please tell me if the statement is very true, somewhat true, not too true, or not at all true with respect to the work you do. B. I have an opportunity to develop my own special abilities. (OPDEVEL)
TOTAL%
1) Very true47938.6
2) Somewhat true51641.6
3) Not too true18014.5
4) Not at all true665.3
Missing2601 
TOTAL1241100.0
344) Now I'm going to read you another list of statements about your main job. For each, please tell me if the statement is very true, somewhat true, not too true, or not at all true with respect to the work you do. C. I receive enough help and equipment to get the job done. (HLPEQUIP)
TOTAL%
1) Very true58947.5
2) Somewhat true51141.2
3) Not too true987.9
4) Not at all true423.4
Missing2602 
TOTAL1240100.0
345) Now I'm going to read you another list of statements about your main job. For each, please tell me if the statement is very true, somewhat true, not too true, or not at all true with respect to the work you do. D. I have enough information to get the job done. (HAVEINFO)
TOTAL%
1) Very true73258.9
2) Somewhat true45536.6
3) Not too true453.6
4) Not at all true110.9
Missing2599 
TOTAL1243100.0
346) Now I'm going to read you another list of statements about your main job. For each, please tell me if the statement is very true, somewhat true, not too true, or not at all true with respect to the work you do. E. I am given a lot of freedom to decide how to do my own work. (WKFREEDM)
TOTAL%
1) Very true68755.4
2) Somewhat true38931.3
3) Not too true12710.2
4) Not at all true383.1
Missing2601 
TOTAL1241100.0
347) Now I'm going to read you another list of statements about your main job. For each, please tell me if the statement is very true, somewhat true, not too true, or not at all true with respect to the work you do. F. My fringe benefits are good. (FRINGEOK)
TOTAL%
1) Very true46637.8
2) Somewhat true44135.8
3) Not too true16213.1
4) Not at all true16313.2
Missing2610 
TOTAL1232100.0
348) Now I'm going to read you another list of statements about your main job. For each, please tell me if the statement is very true, somewhat true, not too true, or not at all true with respect to the work you do. G. My supervisor is concerned with the welfare of those under him or her. (SUPCARES)
TOTAL%
1) Very true62751.8
2) Somewhat true39232.4
3) Not too true12310.2
4) Not at all true685.6
Missing2632 
TOTAL1210100.0
349) Now I'm going to read you another list of statements about your main job. For each, please tell me if the statement is very true, somewhat true, not too true, or not at all true with respect to the work you do. H. I am free from the conflicting demands that other people make of me. (CONDEMND)
TOTAL%
1) Very true34328.4
2) Somewhat true56446.7
3) Not too true21818.0
4) Not at all true836.9
Missing2634 
TOTAL1208100.0
350) Now I'm going to read you another list of statements about your main job. For each, please tell me if the statement is very true, somewhat true, not too true, or not at all true with respect to the work you do. I. Promotions are handled fairly. (PROMTEFR)
TOTAL%
1) Very true36831.8
2) Somewhat true47441.0
3) Not too true19116.5
4) Not at all true12310.6
Missing2686 
TOTAL1156100.0
351) Now I'm going to read you another list of statements about your main job. For each, please tell me if the statement is very true, somewhat true, not too true, or not at all true with respect to the work you do. J. The people I work with take a personal interest in me. (COWRKINT)
TOTAL%
1) Very true49340.2
2) Somewhat true57446.8
3) Not too true1149.3
4) Not at all true463.7
Missing2615 
TOTAL1227100.0
352) Now I'm going to read you another list of statements about your main job. For each, please tell me if the statement is very true, somewhat true, not too true, or not at all true with respect to the work you do. K. The job security is good. (JOBSECOK)
TOTAL%
1) Very true67954.8
2) Somewhat true41133.2
3) Not too true907.3
4) Not at all true584.7
Missing2604 
TOTAL1238100.0
353) Now I'm going to read you another list of statements about your main job. For each, please tell me if the statement is very true, somewhat true, not too true, or not at all true with respect to the work you do. L. My supervisor is helpful to me in getting the job done. (SUPHELP)
TOTAL%
1) Very true61050.4
2) Somewhat true43936.3
3) Not too true1078.8
4) Not at all true544.5
Missing2632 
TOTAL1210100.0
354) Now I'm going to read you another list of statements about your main job. For each, please tell me if the statement is very true, somewhat true, not too true, or not at all true with respect to the work you do. M. I have enough time to get the job done. (WRKTIME)
TOTAL%
1) Very true53743.3
2) Somewhat true52442.2
3) Not too true14211.4
4) Not at all true383.1
Missing2601 
TOTAL1241100.0
355) Now I'm going to read you another list of statements about your main job. For each, please tell me if the statement is very true, somewhat true, not too true, or not at all true with respect to the work you do. N. The people I work with can be relied on when I need help. (COWRKHLP)
TOTAL%
1) Very true64652.4
2) Somewhat true46337.6
3) Not too true796.4
4) Not at all true453.6
Missing2609 
TOTAL1233100.0
356) In general, how would describe relations in your work place between management and employees? (MANVSEMP)
TOTAL%
1) Very good39832.5
2) Quite good47638.8
3) Neither good nor bad26821.9
4) Quite bad645.2
5) Very bad201.6
Missing2616 
TOTAL1226100.0
357) Does your job require you to do repeated lifting, pushing, pulling or bending? (HVYLIFT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes60048.3
2) No64251.7
Missing2600 
TOTAL1242100.0
358) Does your job regularly require you to perform repetitive or forceful hand movements or involve awkward postures? (HANDMOVE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes57746.6
2) No66153.4
Missing2604 
TOTAL1238100.0
359) When you do your job well, are you likely to be praised by your supervisor or employer? (WKPRAISE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes66954.6
2) Maybe34328.0
3) No21417.5
Missing2616 
TOTAL1226100.0
360) How fair is what you earn on your job in comparison to others doing the same type of work you do? (FAIREARN)
TOTAL%
1) Much less than you deserve14612.0
2) Somewhat less than you deserve32827.0
3) About as much as you deserve62351.3
4) Somewhat more than you deserve998.2
5) Much more than you deserve181.5
Missing2628 
TOTAL1214100.0
361) Do you feel that the income from your job alone is enough to meet your family's usual monthly expenses and bills? (RINCBLLS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes61349.4
2) No62750.6
Missing2602 
TOTAL1240100.0
362) Were you laid off your main job at any time in the last year? (LAIDOFF)
TOTAL%
1) Yes695.5
2) No117594.5
Missing2598 
TOTAL1244100.0
363) How easy would it be for you to find a job with another employer with approximately the same income and fringe benefits as you have now? (JOBFIND1)
TOTAL%
1) Very easy to find similar job22418.2
2) Somewhat easy to find similar job47538.6
3) Not easy at all to find similar job53343.3
Missing2610 
TOTAL1232100.0
364) Taking everything into consideration, how likely is it you will make a genuine effort to find a new job with another employer within the next year? (TRYNEWJB)
TOTAL%
1) Very likely21417.2
2) Somewhat likely25420.4
3) Not at all likely77662.4
Missing2598 
TOTAL1244100.0
365) Do you feel in any way discriminated against on your job because of your age? (WKAGEISM)
TOTAL%
1) Yes786.3
2) No116693.7
Missing2598 
TOTAL1244100.0
366) Do you feel in any way discriminated against on your job because of your race or ethnic origin? (WKRACISM)
TOTAL%
1) Yes473.8
2) No119596.2
Missing2600 
TOTAL1242100.0
367) Do you feel in any way discriminated against on your job because of your gender? (WKSEXISM)
TOTAL%
1) Yes574.6
2) No118795.4
Missing2598 
TOTAL1244100.0
368) In the last 12 months, were you sexually harassed by anyone while you were on the job? (WKHARSEX)
TOTAL%
1) Yes322.6
2) No121097.4
Missing2600 
TOTAL1242100.0
369) In the last 12 months, were you threatened or harassed in any other way by anyone while you were on the job? (WKHAROTH)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1018.1
2) No114391.9
Missing2598 
TOTAL1244100.0
370) Would you say that in general your health is excellent, very good, good, fair, or poor? (HEALTH1)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent30424.4
2) Very good38631.0
3) Good39431.6
4) Fair14211.4
5) Poor191.5
Missing2597 
TOTAL1245100.0
371) Now thinking about your physical health, which includes physical illness and injury, for how many days during the past 30 days was your physical health not good? (PHYSHLTH)
TOTAL%
0) 84567.9
1) 685.5
2) 806.4
3) 504.0
4) 201.6
5) 453.6
6) 30.2
7) 292.3
8) 20.2
9) 20.2
10) 241.9
12) 20.2
14) 90.7
15) 90.7
17) 10.1
20) 60.5
21) 10.1
25) 10.1
28) 10.1
29) 10.1
30) 453.6
Missing2598 
TOTAL1244100.0
372) Now thinking about your mental health, which includes stress, depression, and problems with emotions, for how many days during the past 30 days was your mental health not good? (MNTLHLTH)
TOTAL%
0) 79664.1
1) 483.9
2) 695.6
3) 453.6
4) 292.3
5) 635.1
6) 50.4
7) 211.7
8) 70.6
9) 10.1
10) 373.0
12) 20.2
14) 70.6
15) 292.3
20) 181.5
21) 20.2
24) 10.1
25) 40.3
28) 10.1
30) 564.5
Missing2601 
TOTAL1241100.0
373) During the past 30 days, for about how many days did your poor physical or mental health keep you from doing your usual activities, such as self-care, work, or recreation? (HLTHDAYS)
TOTAL%
0) 102682.6
1) 383.1
2) 463.7
3) 252.0
4) 121.0
5) 302.4
6) 20.2
7) 141.1
8) 30.2
9) 10.1
10) 121.0
12) 20.2
14) 50.4
15) 70.6
20) 60.5
25) 10.1
26) 10.1
30) 110.9
Missing2600 
TOTAL1242100.0
374) How often during the past month have you felt used up at the end of the day? (USEDUP)
TOTAL%
1) Very often18715.1
2) Often29824.0
3) Sometimes42334.1
4) Rarely24519.7
5) Never887.1
Missing2601 
TOTAL1241100.0
375) In the past 12 months, have you had back pain every day for a week or more? (BACKPAIN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes28522.9
2) No96077.1
Missing2597 
TOTAL1245100.0
376) In the past 12 months, have you had pain in the hands, wrists, arms, or shoulders every day for a week or more? (PAINARMS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes30524.5
2) No93975.5
Missing2598 
TOTAL1244100.0
377) In the past 12 months, how many times have you been injured on the job? (HURTATWK)
TOTAL%
0) 0113691.1
1) 1675.4
2) 2211.7
3) 350.4
4) 430.2
5) 550.4
6) 610.1
7) 7 or more90.7
Missing2595 
TOTAL1247100.0
378) My supervisor treats me fairly. (SPVTRFAIR) (SPVFAIR)
TOTAL%
1) Very true73060.2
2) Somewhat true38832.0
3) Not too true574.7
4) Not at all true383.1
Missing2629 
TOTAL1213100.0
379) Do you have access to stress management or stress reduction programs at your current workplace? (STRREDPG)
TOTAL%
1) Yes47839.9
2) No71960.1
Missing2645 
TOTAL1197100.0
380) Please rate the overall physical effort at the job you normally do. (PHYEFFRT)
TOTAL%
1) Very hard897.2
2) Hard16413.2
3) Somewhat hard33827.2
4) Fairly light34427.7
5) Very light30624.7
Missing2601 
TOTAL1241100.0
381) During the past 12 months, how often have you had trouble going to sleep or staying asleep? (SLPPRBLM)
TOTAL%
1) Often27422.0
2) Sometimes43234.7
3) Rarely32426.0
4) Never21617.3
Missing2596 
TOTAL1246100.0
382) All in all, how satisfied would you say you are with your job? (SATJOB1)
TOTAL%
1) Very satisfied61549.5
2) Somewhat satisfied50540.6
3) Not too satisfied877.0
4) Not at all satisfied362.9
Missing2599 
TOTAL1243100.0
383) How far in advance do you usually know what days and hours you will need to work? (KNOWSCHD)
TOTAL%
1) One week or less54043.9
2) Between 1 and 2 weeks16513.4
3) Between 3 and 4 weeks655.3
4) 4 weeks or more45937.3
Missing2613 
TOTAL1229100.0
384) During a typical week, about what percentage of your total time at work would you normally spend using different types of electronic technologies (such as computers, tablets, smart phones, cash registers, scanners, GPS devices, robotic devices, and so on)? (USETECH)
TOTAL%
0) 18114.7
1) 151.2
1.5) 10.1
2) 131.1
2.5) 30.2
3) 70.6
4) 10.1
5) 403.3
5.5) 10.1
6) 10.1
6.5) 10.1
7) 20.2
7.5) 30.2
8) 30.2
9) 10.1
10) 645.2
10.5) 10.1
12) 20.2
15) 100.8
17.5) 10.1
20) 665.4
22.5) 10.1
25) 362.9
30) 494.0
33) 10.1
35) 30.2
36) 20.2
40) 262.1
45) 30.2
50) 937.6
55) 20.2
60) 262.1
62.5) 20.2
65) 30.2
70) 211.7
75) 534.3
77.5) 20.2
80) 786.3
85) 141.1
88) 10.1
90) 1018.2
92.5) 10.1
95) 453.7
96) 20.2
97.5) 10.1
98) 40.3
99) 80.7
100) 23419.0
Missing2613 
TOTAL1229100.0
385) In the past 12 months, have you participated in any of these stress management or stress reduction programs? (STRESS12)
TOTAL%
1) Yes8116.9
2) No39783.1
Missing3364 
TOTAL478100.0
386) Now I would like to ask you some questions about general health conditions. Has a doctor, nurse, or other health professional ever told you that you had: A. Hypertension or high blood pressure? (HYPERTEN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes33927.3
2) No90472.7
Missing2599 
TOTAL1243100.0
387) Now I would like to ask you some questions about general health conditions. Has a doctor, nurse, or other health professional ever told you that you had: B. Arthritis or rheumatism? (ARTHRTIS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes20216.3
2) No104183.7
Missing2599 
TOTAL1243100.0
388) Now I would like to ask you some questions about general health conditions. Has a doctor, nurse, or other health professional ever told you that you had: C. Diabetes or high blood pressure? (DIABETES)
TOTAL%
1) Yes12910.4
2) No111589.6
Missing2598 
TOTAL1244100.0
389) Now I would like to ask you some questions about general health conditions. Has a doctor, nurse, or other health professional ever told you that you had: Depression? (DEPRESS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes19315.5
2) No105184.5
Missing2598 
TOTAL1244100.0
390) About how much do you weigh without shoes? (WEIGHT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1177181.20942
391) About how tall are you without shoes? (HEIGHT)
TOTAL%
57) 20.2
58) 70.6
59) 131.1
60) 242.0
61) 443.6
62) 766.2
63) 846.8
64) 967.8
65) 867.0
66) 1068.6
67) 1058.5
68) 967.8
69) 998.0
70) 1058.5
71) 746.0
72) 907.3
73) 473.8
74) 403.3
75) 201.6
76) 80.7
77) 30.2
78) 40.3
79) 10.1
Missing2612 
TOTAL1230100.0
392) During the past week, about what percentage of time did you not work as hard as you should have? (NTWKHARD)
TOTAL%
0) 45637.7
.5) 10.1
1) 90.7
1.5) 10.1
2) 252.1
2.5) 10.1
3) 151.2
3.5) 20.2
4) 70.6
4.5) 10.1
5) 1038.5
7) 10.1
7.5) 30.2
8) 40.3
10) 22818.9
12) 10.1
13) 10.1
15) 433.6
20) 1159.5
22.5) 10.1
25) 393.2
30) 352.9
35) 30.2
40) 211.7
50) 423.5
60) 80.7
62.5) 10.1
65) 10.1
70) 50.4
75) 70.6
80) 90.7
90) 30.2
100) 171.4
Missing2633 
TOTAL1209100.0
393) During the past 30 days, about how many days did you miss work due to your mental or physical health? (MISSWORK)
TOTAL%
0) 106485.5
1) 705.6
2) 453.6
3) 191.5
4) 100.8
5) 110.9
7) 60.5
8) 10.1
10) 50.4
12) 10.1
14) 30.2
15) 10.1
16) 10.1
20) 10.1
21) 10.1
30) 50.4
Missing2598 
TOTAL1244100.0
394) Do you work for a for profit company, a non-profit or not-for-profit organization, or for the government or a government agency? (WORKFOR1)
TOTAL%
1) For-profit company85767.3
2) Non-profit or non-for-profit organization20115.8
3) Government or government agency21516.9
Missing2569 
TOTAL1273100.0
395) Do you own any shares of stock in the company where you now work, either directly or through some type of retirement or stock plan? (OWNSTOCK)
TOTAL%
1) Yes17921.0
2) No, I work for a company that does not have stock35641.7
3) No, my company has stock but I do not own any12114.2
4) No, I do not own and do not know if my company has stock13315.6
5) I do not know if I can own stock in my company647.5
Missing2989 
TOTAL853100.0
396) Please give me a general estimate of how much cash you would get if all this stock were sold today? (STOCKVAL)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL141147354.152556926
397) Do you currently hold any stock options in your company (vested or unvested)? (STOCKOPS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes5811.8
2) No43388.2
Missing3351 
TOTAL491100.0
398) In your job are you eligible for any type of performance-based pay, such as individual or group bonuses or any type of profit-sharing? (EXTRAPAY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes43633.9
2) No84966.1
Missing2557 
TOTAL1285100.0
399) Does the size of these performance-based payments depend on company profits or performance? (COMPPERF)
TOTAL%
1) Yes35281.5
2) No8018.5
Missing3410 
TOTAL432100.0
400) Does the size of these performance-based payments depend on workgroup or department performance? (DEPTPERF)
TOTAL%
1) Yes24958.2
2) No17941.8
Missing3414 
TOTAL428100.0
401) Does the size of these performance-based payments depend on individual performance? (INDPERF)
TOTAL%
1) Yes31572.9
2) No11727.1
Missing3410 
TOTAL432100.0
402) What was the most recent year in which you received these performance-based payments? (EXTRAYR)
TOTAL%
1998) 10.2
2002) 10.2
2005) 10.2
2007) 20.5
2008) 20.5
2010) 41.0
2011) 20.5
2012) 256.2
2013) 18245.4
2014) 18145.1
Missing3441 
TOTAL401100.0
403) What was the approximate total dollar value of these various payments in that year? (YEARVAL)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL3569366.94535445
404) During the past 12 months, how often have you done each of the following things: A. Donated blood? (GIVBLOOD)
TOTAL%
1) More than once a week10.1
2) Once a week40.3
3) Once a month100.8
4) At least two or three times in the past year574.5
5) Once in the past year897.0
6) Not at all in the past year110687.3
Missing2575 
TOTAL1267100.0
405) During the past 12 months, how often have you done each of the following things: B. Given food or money to a homeless person? (GIVHMLSS)
TOTAL%
1) More than once a week393.1
2) Once a week796.3
3) Once a month17714.0
4) At least two or three times in the past year39931.6
5) Once in the past year17013.4
6) Not at all in the past year40031.6
Missing2578 
TOTAL1264100.0
406) During the past 12 months, how often have you done each of the following things: C. Returned money to a cashier after getting too much change? (RETCHNGE)
TOTAL%
1) More than once a week110.9
2) Once a week141.1
3) Once a month221.7
4) At least two or three times in the past year15912.6
5) Once in the past year24919.7
6) Not at all in the past year80964.0
Missing2578 
TOTAL1264100.0
407) During the past 12 months, how often have you done each of the following things: D. Allowed a stranger to go ahead of you in line? (CUTAHEAD)
TOTAL%
1) More than once a week967.6
2) Once a week13610.7
3) Once a month24919.7
4) At least two or three times in the past year46736.9
5) Once in the past year14711.6
6) Not at all in the past year17113.5
Missing2576 
TOTAL1266100.0
408) During the past 12 months, how often have you done each of the following things: E. Done volunteer work for a charity? (VOLCHRTY)
TOTAL%
1) More than once a week534.2
2) Once a week564.4
3) Once a month13110.3
4) At least two or three times in the past year23518.5
5) Once in the past year14611.5
6) Not at all in the past year64651.0
Missing2575 
TOTAL1267100.0
409) During the past 12 months, how often have you done each of the following things: F. Given money to a charity? (GIVCHRTY)
TOTAL%
1) More than once a week383.0
2) Once a week876.9
3) Once a month24419.2
4) At least two or three times in the past year36728.9
5) Once in the past year18114.3
6) Not at all in the past year35227.7
Missing2573 
TOTAL1269100.0
410) During the past 12 months, how often have you done each of the following things: G. Offered your seat on a bus or in a public place to a stranger who was standing? (GIVSEAT)
TOTAL%
1) More than once a week272.1
2) Once a week231.8
3) Once a month876.9
4) At least two or three times in the past year24019.0
5) Once in the past year19615.6
6) Not at all in the past year68754.5
Missing2582 
TOTAL1260100.0
411) During the past 12 months, how often have you done each of the following things: H. Looked after a person's plants, mail or pets while they were away? (HELPAWAY)
TOTAL%
1) More than once a week272.1
2) Once a week141.1
3) Once a month695.4
4) At least two or three times in the past year33326.2
5) Once in the past year20616.2
6) Not at all in the past year62048.9
Missing2573 
TOTAL1269100.0
412) During the past 12 months, how often have you done each of the following things: I. Carried a stranger's belongings, like groceries, a suitcase or shopping bag? (CARRIED)
TOTAL%
1) More than once a week312.4
2) Once a week342.7
3) Once a month786.1
4) At least two or three times in the past year23218.3
5) Once in the past year20816.4
6) Not at all in the past year68754.1
Missing2572 
TOTAL1270100.0
413) During the past 12 months, how often have you done each of the following things: J. Given directions to a stranger? (DIRECTNS)
TOTAL%
1) More than once a week645.0
2) Once a week776.1
3) Once a month18914.9
4) At least two or three times in the past year54743.1
5) Once in the past year19515.4
6) Not at all in the past year19615.5
Missing2574 
TOTAL1268100.0
414) During the past 12 months, how often have you done each of the following things: K. Let someone you didn't know well borrow an item of some value like dishes or tools? (LOANITEM)
TOTAL%
1) More than once a week131.0
2) Once a week161.3
3) Once a month776.1
4) At least two or three times in the past year21416.9
5) Once in the past year16513.0
6) Not at all in the past year78561.8
Missing2572 
TOTAL1270100.0
415) The following are things that you may experience in your daily life. Please tell me how often these occur: A. I feel a selfless caring for others (SELFLESS)
TOTAL%
1) Many times a day21917.5
2) Every day23718.9
3) Most days25020.0
4) Some days21717.3
5) Once in a while18014.4
6) Never or almost never15012.0
Missing2589 
TOTAL1253100.0
416) The following are things that you may experience in your daily life. Please tell me how often these occur: B. I accept others even when they do things I think are wrong (ACCPTOTH)
TOTAL%
1) Many times a day14511.5
2) Every day25520.2
3) Most days37329.6
4) Some days22217.6
5) Once in a while18614.8
6) Never or almost never796.3
Missing2582 
TOTAL1260100.0
417) Please tell me whether you strongly agree, agree, neither agree nor disagree, disagree or strongly disagree with the following statements: A. People should be willing to help others who are less fortunate (OTHSHELP)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree60948.2
2) Agree54943.4
3) Neither agree nor disagree776.1
4) Disagree191.5
5) Strongly disagree100.8
Missing2578 
TOTAL1264100.0
418) Please tell me whether you strongly agree, agree, neither agree nor disagree, disagree or strongly disagree with the following statements: B. Those in need have to learn to take care of themselves and not depend on others (CARESELF)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree15612.3
2) Agree51941.1
3) Neither agree nor disagree30324.0
4) Disagree24019.0
5) Strongly disagree463.6
Missing2578 
TOTAL1264100.0
419) Please tell me whether you strongly agree, agree, neither agree nor disagree, disagree or strongly disagree with the following statements: C. Personally assisting people in trouble is very important to me (PEOPTRBL)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree32625.8
2) Agree70655.9
3) Neither agree nor disagree17914.2
4) Disagree413.2
5) Strongly disagree110.9
Missing2579 
TOTAL1263100.0
420) Please tell me whether you strongly agree, agree, neither agree nor disagree, disagree or strongly disagree with the following statements: D. These days people need to look after themselves and not overly worry about others (SELFFRST)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree725.7
2) Agree32625.9
3) Neither agree nor disagree30324.0
4) Disagree47837.9
5) Strongly disagree826.5
Missing2581 
TOTAL1261100.0
421) In the past month, did you do any volunteer activity through organizations, that is donate your time and energy not for pay? (VOLMONTH)
TOTAL%
1) Yes44635.2
2) No82164.8
Missing2575 
TOTAL1267100.0
422) Altogether, what was the total dollar value of all donations you and your immediate family made in the past year towards religious and charitable purposes? (VALGIVEN)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL11121940.9166032
423) If you (are/were) self employed and (have/had) employees, how many employees (do/did) you have? (NUMEMPS)
TOTAL%
0) 031168.2
1) 1224.8
2) 2265.7
3) 3204.4
4) 4102.2
5) 551.1
6) 6112.4
7) 720.4
8) 881.8
9) 910.2
10) 1051.1
12) 1251.1
14) 1430.7
15) 1520.4
16) 1620.4
18) 1820.4
20) 2030.7
21) 2110.2
24) 2420.4
30) 3030.7
35) 3510.2
37) 3710.2
42) 4210.2
45) 4510.2
46) 4610.2
50) 5020.4
60) 6010.2
80) 8010.2
97) 97 or more30.7
Missing3386 
TOTAL456100.0
424) We are interested in how people get information about events in the news. Where do you get most of your information about current news events -- newspapers, magazines, the Internet, books or other printed materials, TV, radio, government agencies, family, friends, colleagues or some other source? (NEWSFROM)
TOTAL%
1) Newspapers23411.0
2) Magazines120.6
3) The Internet75235.3
4) Books/other printed material120.6
5) TV92243.3
6) Radio1296.1
7) Government agencies30.1
8) Family301.4
9) Friends/colleagues301.4
10) Other40.2
Missing1714 
TOTAL2128100.0
425) We are interested in how people get information about science and technology. Where do you get most of your information about science and technology -- newspapers, magazines, the Internet, books or other printed materials, TV, radio, government agencies, family, friends, colleagues or some other source? (SCIFROM)
TOTAL%
1) Newspapers1386.5
2) Magazines1466.9
3) The Internet94044.4
4) Books/other printed material924.3
5) TV64430.4
6) Radio552.6
7) Government agencies70.3
8) Family391.8
9) Friends/colleagues411.9
10) Other130.6
Missing1727 
TOTAL2115100.0
426) If you wanted to learn about scientific issues such as global warming or biotechnology, where would you get information -- newspapers, magazines, the Internet, books or other printed materials, TV, radio, government agencies, family, friends, colleagues or some other source? (SEEKSCI)
TOTAL%
1) Newspapers793.7
2) Magazines703.3
3) The Internet138365.5
4) Books/other printed material1487.0
5) TV30314.3
6) Radio341.6
7) Government agencies391.8
8) Family130.6
9) Friends/colleagues261.2
10) Library70.3
11) Other100.5
Missing1730 
TOTAL2112100.0
427) I'm going to read to you some statements like those you might find in a newspaper or magazine article. For each statement, please tell me if you strongly agree, agree, disagree or strongly disagree. Because of science and technology, there will be more opportunities for the next generation. (NEXTGEN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree71834.1
2) Agree118856.4
3) Disagree1748.3
4) Strongly disagree271.3
Missing1735 
TOTAL2107100.0
428) I'm going to read to you some statements like those you might find in a newspaper or magazine article. For each statement, please tell me if you strongly agree, agree, disagree or strongly disagree. Science makes our way of life change too fast. (TOOFAST)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree24111.5
2) Agree83739.9
3) Disagree87941.9
4) Strongly disagree1396.6
Missing1746 
TOTAL2096100.0
429) I'm going to read to you some statements like those you might find in a newspaper or magazine article. For each statement, please tell me if you strongly agree, agree, disagree or strongly disagree. Even if it brings no immediate benefits, scientific research that advances the frontiers of knowledge is necessary and should be supported by the federal government. (ADVFRONT)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree53425.6
2) Agree123859.3
3) Disagree28113.5
4) Strongly disagree341.6
Missing1755 
TOTAL2087100.0
430) Now, for a new subject. Do you ever read a horoscope or your personal astrology report? (ASTROLGY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes94544.4
2) No118355.6
Missing1714 
TOTAL2128100.0
431) Would you say that astrology is very scientific, sort of scientific or not at all scientific? (ASTROSCI)
TOTAL%
1) Very scientific1215.8
2) Sort of scientific55226.6
3) Not at all scientific140267.6
Missing1767 
TOTAL2075100.0
432) Now for another type of question. People have frequently noted that scientific research has produced benefits and harmful results. Would you say that, on balance, the benefits of scientific research have outweighed the harmful results, or have the harmful results of scientific research been greater than its benefits? (SCIBNFTS)
TOTAL%
1) Benefits greater148274.2
2) About equal (Vol.)31815.9
3) Harmful results greater1969.8
Missing1846 
TOTAL1996100.0
433) People have frequently noted that scientific research has produced benefits and harmful results. Would you say that the balance has been strongly in favor of the benefits or only slightly? (BALPOS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly in favor93764.0
2) Slightly in favor52736.0
Missing2378 
TOTAL1464100.0
434) People have frequently noted that scientific research has produced benefits and harmful results. Would you say that the balance has been strongly in favor of the harmful results or only slightly? (BALNEG)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly in favor4523.6
2) Slightly in favor14676.4
Missing3651 
TOTAL191100.0
435) Now, for a slightly different type of question. When you read news stories, you see certain sets of words and terms. We are interested in how many people recognize certain kinds of terms. First, some articles refer to the results of a scientific study. When you read or hear the term scientific study, do you have a clear understanding of what it means, a general sense of what it means or little understanding of what it means? (SCISTUDY)
TOTAL%
1) Clear understanding59127.9
2) General sense111452.7
3) Little understanding41019.4
Missing1727 
TOTAL2115100.0
436) In your own words, could you tell me what it means to study something scientifically? (SCITEXT)
TOTAL%
1) Formulation of theories, test hypotheses18812.0
2) Do experiments, control group18511.8
3) Rigorous, systematic comparison19312.3
4) Measurement795.0
5) Classification57636.7
6) Redundancies/incorrect35022.3
Missing2271 
TOTAL1571100.0
437) Now, please think about this situation. Two scientists want to know if a certain drug is effective against high blood pressure. The first scientist wants to give the drug to 1,000 people with high blood pressure and see how many of them experience lower blood pressure levels. The second scientist wants to give the drug to 500 people with high blood pressure, and not give the drug to another 500 people with high blood pressure, and see how many in both groups experience lower blood pressure levels. Which is the better way to test this drug? (EXPDESGN)
TOTAL%
1) All 1,000 get the drug35917.7
2) 500 get the drug; 500 don't166482.3
Missing1819 
TOTAL2023100.0
438) Why is it better to test the drug this way? (EXPTEXT)
TOTAL%
1) Correct - control group47323.3
2) Correct - vague reason67433.2
3) Correct - wrong reason47623.5
4) Correct - don't know231.1
5) Wrong - reservations about control group391.9
6) Wrong - reservations about sample1517.4
7) Wrong - other reason1457.1
8) Wrong - don't know70.3
9) No answer to closed-ended question402.0
Missing1814 
TOTAL2028100.0
439) Now, think about this situation. A doctor tells a couple that their genetic makeup means that they've got a one-in-four chance of having a child with an inherited illness. Does this mean that if their first child has the illness, the next three will not have the illness? (ODDS1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes20910.5
2) No177989.5
Missing1854 
TOTAL1988100.0
440) Now, think about this situation. A doctor tells a couple that their genetic makeup means that they've got a one-in-four chance of having a child with an inherited illness. Does this mean that each of the couple's children will have the same risk of suffering from the illness? (ODDS2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes157978.8
2) No42521.2
Missing1838 
TOTAL2004100.0
441) Now, I would like to ask you a few short questions like those you might see on a television game show. For each statement that I read, please tell me if it is true or false. If you don't know or aren't sure, just tell me so, and we will skip to the next question. Remember true, false or don't know. First, the center of the earth is very hot. Is that true or false? (HOTCORE)
TOTAL%
1) True178093.7
2) False1196.3
Missing1943 
TOTAL1899100.0
442) Now, I would like to ask you a few short questions like those you might see on a television game show. For each statement that I read, please tell me if it is true or false. If you don't know or aren't sure, just tell me so, and we will skip to the next question. Remember true, false or don't know. All radioactivity is man-made. (RADIOACT)
TOTAL%
1) True34818.4
2) False154281.6
Missing1952 
TOTAL1890100.0
443) Now, I would like to ask you a few short questions like those you might see on a television game show. For each statement that I read, please tell me if it is true or false. If you don't know or aren't sure, just tell me so, and we will skip to the next question. Remember true, false or don't know. It is the father's gene that decides whether the baby is a boy or a girl. (BOYORGRL)
TOTAL%
1) True127270.2
2) False54129.8
Missing2029 
TOTAL1813100.0
444) Now, I would like to ask you a few short questions like those you might see on a television game show. For each statement that I read, please tell me if it is true or false. If you don't know or aren't sure, just tell me so, and we will skip to the next question. Remember true, false or don't know. Lasers work by focusing sound waves. (LASERS)
TOTAL%
1) True44329.7
2) False105170.3
Missing2348 
TOTAL1494100.0
445) Now, I would like to ask you a few short questions like those you might see on a television game show. For each statement that I read, please tell me if it is true or false. If you don't know or aren't sure, just tell me so, and we will skip to the next question. Remember true, false or don't know. Electrons are smaller than atoms. (ELECTRON)
TOTAL%
1) True110770.3
2) False46829.7
Missing2267 
TOTAL1575100.0
446) Now, I would like to ask you a few short questions like those you might see on a television game show. For each statement that I read, please tell me if it is true or false. If you don't know or aren't sure, just tell me so, and we will skip to the next question. Remember true, false or don't know. Antibiotics kill viruses as well as bacteria. (VIRUSES)
TOTAL%
1) True83441.8
2) False116258.2
Missing1846 
TOTAL1996100.0
447) Now, I would like to ask you a few short questions like those you might see on a television game show. For each statement that I read, please tell me if it is true or false. If you don't know or aren't sure, just tell me so, and we will skip to the next question. Remember true, false or don't know. The universe began with a huge explosion. (BIGBANG)
TOTAL%
1) True89155.5
2) False71444.5
Missing2237 
TOTAL1605100.0
448) Now, I would like to ask you a few short questions like those you might see on a television game show. For each statement that I read, please tell me if it is true or false. If you don't know or aren't sure, just tell me so, and we will skip to the next question. Remember true, false or don't know. The continents on which we live have been moving their locations for millions of years and will continue to move in the future. (CONDRIFT)
TOTAL%
1) True173990.0
2) False19410.0
Missing1909 
TOTAL1933100.0
449) Now, I would like to ask you a few short questions like those you might see on a television game show. For each statement that I read, please tell me if it is true or false. If you don't know or aren't sure, just tell me so, and we will skip to the next question. Remember true, false or don't know. Human beings, as we know them today, developed from earlier species of animals. (EVOLVED)
TOTAL%
1) True101754.2
2) False85945.8
Missing1966 
TOTAL1876100.0
450) Now, I would like to ask you a few short questions like those you might see on a television game show. For each statement that I read, please tell me if it is true or false. If you don't know or aren't sure, just tell me so, and we will skip to the next question. Remember true, false or don't know. Now, does the earth go around the sun or does the sun go around the earth? (EARTHSUN)
TOTAL%
1) Earth around sun160079.3
2) Sun around earth41720.7
Missing1825 
TOTAL2017100.0
451) Now, I would like to ask you a few short questions like those you might see on a television game show. How long does it take for the earth to go around the sun: one day, one month or one year? (SOLARREV)
TOTAL%
1) One day31621.3
2) One month292.0
3) One year114076.7
4) Other time period (Vol.)20.1
Missing2355 
TOTAL1487100.0
452) Do you have access to the Internet in your home? (INTRHOME)
TOTAL%
1) Yes176482.9
2) No36517.1
Missing1713 
TOTAL2129100.0
453) What is the highest degree you have earned? (COLDEG1)
TOTAL%
1) Associate degree15118.9
2) Bachelor's degree38447.9
3) Master's degree17822.2
4) MBA131.6
5) Law172.1
6) Ph.D.334.1
7) M.D.101.2
8) Other151.9
Missing3041 
TOTAL801100.0
454) In what field was that degree? (MAJORCOL)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL79829.81520
455) Have you ever taken any college-level science courses? (COLSCI)
TOTAL%
1) Yes90642.6
2) No122057.4
Missing1716 
TOTAL2126100.0
456) How many college-level science courses have you taken? (COLSCINM)
TOTAL%
1) 15417.8
2) 21324.6
3) 13215.3
4) 10311.9
5) 556.4
6) 323.7
7) 101.2
8) 242.8
9) 20.2
10) 293.4
11) 10.1
12) 161.8
13) 30.3
14) 10.1
15) 80.9
16) 40.5
18) 30.3
20) 364.2
24) 10.1
25) 111.3
30) 121.4
35) 10.1
36) 20.2
40) 20.2
45) 10.1
50) 70.8
60) 10.1
70) 10.1
Missing2977 
TOTAL865100.0
457) Now, let me ask you to think about the courses you took in high school. What was the highest level of math that you completed in high school? (HSMATH)
TOTAL%
0) No math in high school; didn't go to high school371.9
1) General math, business or vocational math25412.9
2) Pre-algebra794.0
3) One year of algebra32016.2
4) Two years of algebra38119.3
5) Geometry (plane or solid or both)31716.0
6) Trigonometry/Linear programming/Analysis22411.3
7) Pre-calculus1095.5
8) Calculus22411.3
9) Statistics/Probability301.5
10) Other10.1
Missing1866 
TOTAL1976100.0
458) Did you take a high school biology course? (HSBIO)
TOTAL%
1) Yes160179.1
2) No42220.9
Missing1819 
TOTAL2023100.0
459) Did you take a high school chemistry course? (HSCHEM)
TOTAL%
1) Yes109553.9
2) No93746.1
Missing1810 
TOTAL2032100.0
460) Did you take a high school physics course? (HSPHYS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes67633.3
2) No135166.7
Missing1815 
TOTAL2027100.0
461) Are you very interested, moderately interested, or not at all interested in international and foreign policy issues? (INTINTL)
TOTAL%
1) Very interested48522.9
2) Moderately interested101948.0
3) Not at all interested61729.1
Missing1721 
TOTAL2121100.0
462) Are you very interested, moderately interested or not at all interested in agricultural and farm issues? (INTFARM)
TOTAL%
1) Very interested53625.2
2) Moderately interested106350.0
3) Not at all interested52724.8
Missing1716 
TOTAL2126100.0
463) Are you very interested, moderately interested or not at all interested in local school issues? (INTEDUC)
TOTAL%
1) Very interested107150.4
2) Moderately interested80637.9
3) Not at all interested25011.8
Missing1715 
TOTAL2127100.0
464) Are you very interested, moderately interested or not at all interested in issues about new scientific discoveries? (INTSCI)
TOTAL%
1) Very interested87141.0
2) Moderately interested97846.0
3) Not at all interested27613.0
Missing1717 
TOTAL2125100.0
465) Are you very interested, moderately interested or not at all interested in economic issues and business conditions? (INTECON)
TOTAL%
1) Very interested93043.8
2) Moderately interested92843.7
3) Not at all interested26512.5
Missing1719 
TOTAL2123100.0
466) Are you very interested, moderately interested or not at all interested in issues about the use of new inventions and technologies? (INTTECH)
TOTAL%
1) Very interested91443.0
2) Moderately interested97345.8
3) Not at all interested23811.2
Missing1717 
TOTAL2125100.0
467) Are you very interested, moderately interested or not at all interested in issues about new medical discoveries? (INTMED)
TOTAL%
1) Very interested126359.4
2) Moderately interested76936.2
3) Not at all interested954.5
Missing1715 
TOTAL2127100.0
468) Are you very interested, moderately interested or not at all interested in issues about space exploration? (INTSPACE)
TOTAL%
1) Very interested48923.0
2) Moderately interested97946.0
3) Not at all interested65931.0
Missing1715 
TOTAL2127100.0
469) Are you very interested, moderately interested or not at all interested in issues about environmental pollution? (INTENVIR)
TOTAL%
1) Very interested93744.1
2) Moderately interested98746.4
3) Not at all interested2039.5
Missing1715 
TOTAL2127100.0
470) Are you very interested, moderately interested or not at all interested in issues about military and defense policy? (INTMIL)
TOTAL%
1) Very interested76035.8
2) Moderately interested107450.6
3) Not at all interested29013.7
Missing1718 
TOTAL2124100.0
471) You said you get most of your information about science and technology from newspapers. Would that be printed newspapers or online newspapers? (SCINEWS1)
TOTAL%
1) Printed newspapers11482.6
2) Online newspapers2215.9
3) Other (specify)21.4
Missing3704 
TOTAL138100.0
472) You said you get most of your information about science and technology from magazines. Would that be printed magazines or online magazines? (SCINEWS2)
TOTAL%
1) Printed magazines12686.3
2) Online magazines1812.3
3) Other (specify)21.4
Missing3696 
TOTAL146100.0
473) You said you get most of your information about science and technology from the Internet. What is the place you are most likely to go on the Internet for science and technology information--online newspapers, online magazines or some other place on the Internet? IF RESPONDENT GIVES MORE THAN ONE PLACE OR SAYS 'IT DEPENDS,' PROBE ONCE: Which site are you most likely to go on the Internet for science and technology information? (SCINEWS3)
TOTAL%
1) Online newspapers20922.7
2) Online magazines13214.3
3) Science site737.9
4) News site606.5
5) Electronic books and reports20.2
6) Wikipedia141.5
7) Government site70.8
8) Social media (Facebook, Twitter, YouTube)70.8
10) Other667.2
11) Search engine (Google, Bing)35038.0
Missing2922 
TOTAL920100.0
474) I'm going to read to you some statements like those you might find in a newspaper or magazine article. For each statement, please tell me if you strongly agree, agree, disagree, or strongly disagree. Science and technology are making our lives healthier, easier, and more comfortable. (BETTRLFE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree38418.3
2) Agree134964.3
3) Disagree33415.9
4) Strongly disagree301.4
Missing1745 
TOTAL2097100.0
475) Approximately what percent of the company stock that you own today did you buy with your own savings or money from your wages? (BUYVALUE)
TOTAL%
0) 5331.7
1) 63.6
2) 21.2
3) 21.2
4) 53.0
5) 95.4
6) 21.2
9) 31.8
10) 106.0
12) 10.6
15) 21.2
20) 21.2
25) 10.6
30) 31.8
33) 21.2
35) 10.6
50) 106.0
51) 10.6
70) 10.6
75) 42.4
85) 21.2
90) 10.6
94) 10.6
95) 10.6
98) 10.6
100) 4124.6
Missing3675 
TOTAL167100.0
476) Do you believe your fixed annual wages in calendar year (previous year) were higher or lower than those of employees with similar experience and job descriptions in other companies in your region? Please answer on a 1 to 5 scale. (COMPWAGE)
TOTAL%
1) (Lower)22317.8
2) 224519.6
3) 352441.8
4) 419515.6
5) (Higher)665.3
Missing2589 
TOTAL1253100.0
477) About how many people work in your organization at all locations? Count part-time as well as full-time employees. (NUMORG)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL12375998.314810
478) Some companies have organized workplace decision-making in ways to get more employee input and involvement. Are you personally involved in any group, team, committee, or task force that addresses issues such as product quality, cost cutting, productivity, health and safety, or other workplace issues? (EMPINPUT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes39230.4
2) No89769.6
Missing2553 
TOTAL1289100.0
479) In the last 12 months have you received any formal training from your current employer, such as in classes or seminars sponsored by the employer? (EMPTRAIN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes62047.8
2) No67652.2
Missing2546 
TOTAL1296100.0
480) Please estimate your total wealth. (WEALTH)
TOTAL%
1) Less than $5,00016313.8
2) $5,000 to $20,00016614.0
3) $20,000 to $40,00012810.8
4) $40,000 to $75,00012310.4
5) $75,000 to $100,000847.1
6) $100,000 to $150,000937.9
7) $150,000 to $250,0001169.8
8) $250,000 to $500,00015613.2
9) $500,000 to $1 million937.9
10) $1 million to $2 million383.2
11) $2 million to $3 million70.6
12) $3 million to $4 million20.2
13) $4 million to $5 million70.6
14) $5 million to $10 million20.2
15) Above $10 million40.3
Missing2660 
TOTAL1182100.0
481) Are you a member of an Employee Stock Ownership Plan commonly called an ESOP? (ESOP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes4224.1
2) No13275.9
Missing3668 
TOTAL174100.0
482) Do you have a defined benefit pension plan at your company? (DEFPENSN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes46636.4
2) No81563.6
Missing2561 
TOTAL1281100.0
483) If your company has stock, is the stock of the company where your work traded on a stock market such as the New York Stock Exchange or the NASDAQ (TRDESTCK)
TOTAL%
1) Yes21118.7
2) No91981.3
Missing2712 
TOTAL1130100.0
484) Interviewer: Please record the color from the color card that most closely corresponds to the respondent's facial coloring (RATETONE)
TOTAL%
1) Lightest153947.6
2) 275823.4
3) 338111.8
4) 41494.6
5) 51153.6
6) 6882.7
7) 7862.7
8) 8682.1
9) 9431.3
10) Darkest70.2
Missing608 
TOTAL3234100.0
485) How much do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements? People like me don't have any say about what the government does (POLEFF11)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree24219.5
2) Agree32726.4
3) Neither agree nor disagree20216.3
4) Disagree33026.6
5) Strongly disagree13811.1
Missing2603 
TOTAL1239100.0
486) On average, about how many people do you have contact with in a typical week day, including people you live with. We are interested in contact on a one-to-one basis, including everyone with whom you chat, talk, or discuss matters. This can be face-to-face, by telephone by mail, or on the internet. Please include only people you know. Please tell me which of the following categories best matches your estimate. Would you say... (PEOCNTCT)
TOTAL%
1) 0-4 persons27822.2
2) 5-935828.6
3) 10-1928622.8
4) 20-4921617.2
5) 50 or more1159.2
Missing2589 
TOTAL1253100.0
487) Which of these statements applies to you? [CODE ONE ONLY] (POSSLQ)
TOTAL%
1) I am married and living in the same household as my husband or wife113644.3
2) I am living as married and my partner and I together live in the same household2429.4
3) I have a husband or wife or steady partner but we don't live in the same household2188.5
4) I don't have a steady partner96937.8
Missing1277 
TOTAL2565100.0
488) Which of these statements applies to you? [CODE ONE ONLY] (POSSLQY)
TOTAL%
1) I am married and living in the same household as my husband or wife56244.6
2) I am living as married and my partner and I together live in the same household1209.5
3) I have a husband or wife or steady partner but we don't live in the same household1179.3
4) I don't have a steady partner46236.6
Missing2581 
TOTAL1261100.0
489) During the past 12 months, how often have you done any of the following things for people you know personally, such as relatives, friends, neighbors or other acquaintances? A. Helped someone outside of your household with housework or shopping (HELPHWRK)
TOTAL%
1) More than once a week534.2
2) Once a week977.6
3) Once a month22517.7
4) At least two or three times in the past year37729.7
5) Once in the past year13710.8
6) Not at all in the past year37929.9
Missing2574 
TOTAL1268100.0
490) During the past 12 months, how often have you done any of the following things for people you know personally, such as relatives, friends, neighbors or other acquaintances? B. Lent quite a bit of money to another person (LENTTO)
TOTAL%
1) More than once a week211.7
2) Once a week151.2
3) Once a month755.9
4) At least two or three times in the past year22017.3
5) Once in the past year23718.7
6) Not at all in the past year70155.2
Missing2573 
TOTAL1269100.0
491) During the past 12 months, how often have you done any of the following things for people you know personally, such as relatives, friends, neighbors or other acquaintances? C. Spent time talking with someone who was a bit down or depressed (TALKEDTO)
TOTAL%
1) More than once a week19715.5
2) Once a week17313.6
3) Once a month28922.8
4) At least two or three times in the past year39130.8
5) Once in the past year1007.9
6) Not at all in the past year1199.4
Missing2573 
TOTAL1269100.0
492) During the past 12 months, how often have you done any of the following things for people you know personally, such as relatives, friends, neighbors or other acquaintances? D. Helped somebody to find a job (HELPJOB)
TOTAL%
1) More than once a week332.6
2) Once a week342.7
3) Once a month927.2
4) At least two or three times in the past year30123.7
5) Once in the past year27221.4
6) Not at all in the past year53842.4
Missing2572 
TOTAL1270100.0
493) The way things are in America, people like me and my family have a good chance of improving our standard of living -- do you agree or disagree? (GOODLIFE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree34013.2
2) Agree114044.4
3) Neither agree nor disagree44517.3
4) Disagree54821.3
5) Strongly disagree973.8
Missing1272 
TOTAL2570100.0
494) Do you agree or disagree? Homosexual couples should have the right to marry one another (MARHOMO)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree77531.0
2) Agree65626.3
3) Neither agree nor disagree27010.8
4) Disagree31512.6
5) Strongly disagree48119.3
Missing1345 
TOTAL2497100.0
495) Family life often suffers because men concentrate too much on their work. (MEOVRWRK)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree2288.9
2) Agree112744.0
3) Neither agree nor disagree35213.7
4) Disagree74729.1
5) Strongly disagree1104.3
Missing1278 
TOTAL2564100.0
496) Now some more questions about your working conditions. Please circle one code for each item below to show how often it applies to your work. How often: Do you find your work stressful? (STRESS)
TOTAL%
1) Always1139.1
2) Often24719.9
3) Sometimes55945.0
4) Hardly ever22518.1
5) Never998.0
Missing2599 
TOTAL1243100.0
497) In your main job, do you supervise or are you directly responsible for the work of other people? (SUPERVIS)
TOTAL%
1) Supervises45536.5
2) Doesn't supervise79063.5
Missing2597 
TOTAL1245100.0
498) About how many people work at the location where you work? (Count part-time as well as full-time employees in all areas, departments and buildings.) (LOCALNUM)
TOTAL%
1) 1 - 961226.7
2) 10 - 4952322.8
3) 50 - 9928212.3
4) 100 - 49945019.6
5) 500 - 9991335.8
6) 1,000 - 1,999883.8
7) More than 2,0002069.0
Missing1548 
TOTAL2294100.0
499) How much of your past work experience and/or job skills can you make use of in your present job? (USESKILL)
TOTAL%
1) Almost none47738.4
2) A little67053.9
3) A lot826.6
4) Almost all131.0
Missing2600 
TOTAL1242100.0
500) How often do you take part in the activities and organizations of a church or place of worship other than attending services? (RELACTIV)
TOTAL%
1) Never172445.1
2) Less than once a year2787.3
3) About once or twice a year54214.2
4) Several times a year39110.2
5) About once a month2326.1
6) 2-3 times a month2145.6
7) Nearly every week1203.1
8) Every week2787.3
9) Several times a week310.8
10) Once a day120.3
Missing20 
TOTAL3822100.0
501) How often do you think that people would try to take advantage of you if they got the chance and how often would they try to be fair? (BEFAIR)
TOTAL%
1) Try to take advantage almost all of the time1048.8
2) Try to take advantage most of the time37831.9
3) Try to be fair most of the time63353.4
4) Try to be fair almost all of the time716.0
Missing2656 
TOTAL1186100.0
502) Generally speaking, would you say that people can be trusted or that you can't be too careful in dealing with people? (CANTRUST)
TOTAL%
1) People can almost always be trusted373.0
2) People can usually be trusted42734.5
3) You usually can't be too careful in dealing with people62850.7
4) You almost always can't be too careful in dealing with people14611.8
Missing2604 
TOTAL1238100.0
503) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement? America should take stronger measures to exclude illegal immigrants (EXCLDIMM)
TOTAL%
1) Agree strongly28723.6
2) Agree44936.9
3) Neither agree nor disagree20516.8
4) Disagree22718.7
5) Disagree strongly494.0
Missing2625 
TOTAL1217100.0
504) To begin, we have some questions about where you live: your neighborhood or village, your town or city, your county, and so on. How close do you feel to your town or city? (CLSETOWN)
TOTAL%
1) Very close30625.0
2) Close51942.4
3) Not very close28122.9
4) Not close at all1199.7
Missing2617 
TOTAL1225100.0
505) How close do you feel to your state? (CLSESTAT)
TOTAL%
1) Very close28523.1
2) Close56345.6
3) Not very close27822.5
4) Not close at all1088.8
Missing2608 
TOTAL1234100.0
506) How close do you feel to America? (CLSEUSA)
TOTAL%
1) Very close53943.5
2) Close51841.8
3) Not very close14111.4
4) Not close at all413.3
Missing2603 
TOTAL1239100.0
507) How close do you feel to North America? (CLSENOAM)
TOTAL%
1) Very close27322.6
2) Close50742.0
3) Not very close28823.9
4) Not close at all13911.5
Missing2635 
TOTAL1207100.0
508) Some people say the following things are important for being truly American. Others say they are not important. How important do you think each of the following is? To have been born in America (AMBORNIN)
TOTAL%
1) Very important53042.7
2) Fairly important28322.8
3) Not very important29223.5
4) Not important at all13711.0
Missing2600 
TOTAL1242100.0
509) Some people say the following things are important for being truly American. Others say they are not important. How important do you think each of the following is? To have American citizenship (AMCIT)
TOTAL%
1) Very important90371.7
2) Fairly important27221.6
3) Not very important564.4
4) Not important at all282.2
Missing2583 
TOTAL1259100.0
510) Some people say the following things are important for being truly American. Others say they are not important. How important do you think each of the following is? To have lived in America for most of one's life (AMLIVED)
TOTAL%
1) Very important52441.9
2) Fairly important35828.6
3) Not very important27822.2
4) Not important at all907.2
Missing2592 
TOTAL1250100.0
511) Some people say the following things are important for being truly American. Others say they are not important. How important do you think each of the following is? To be able to speak English (AMENGLSH)
TOTAL%
1) Very important91872.6
2) Fairly important26721.1
3) Not very important534.2
4) Not important at all262.1
Missing2578 
TOTAL1264100.0
512) Some people say the following things are important for being truly American. Others say they are not important. How important do you think each of the following is? To be a Christian (AMCHRSTN)
TOTAL%
1) Very important40833.4
2) Fairly important15212.4
3) Not very important27122.2
4) Not important at all39232.1
Missing2619 
TOTAL1223100.0
513) Some people say the following things are important for being truly American. Others say they are not important. How important do you think each of the following is? To respect America's political institutions and laws (AMGOVT)
TOTAL%
1) Very important80264.6
2) Fairly important35528.6
3) Not very important554.4
4) Not important at all302.4
Missing2600 
TOTAL1242100.0
514) Some people say the following things are important for being truly American. Others say they are not important. How important do you think each of the following is? To feel American (AMFEEL)
TOTAL%
1) Very important72158.6
2) Fairly important32926.7
3) Not very important12510.2
4) Not important at all564.5
Missing2611 
TOTAL1231100.0
515) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statements? I would rather be a citizen of America than of any other country in the world (AMCITIZN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree75360.2
2) Agree32425.9
3) Neither agree nor disagree1249.9
4) Disagree413.3
5) Strongly disagree90.7
Missing2591 
TOTAL1251100.0
516) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statements? There are some things about America today that make me feel ashamed of America (AMSHAMED)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree23318.8
2) Agree59147.7
3) Neither agree nor disagree20216.3
4) Disagree15412.4
5) Strongly disagree584.7
Missing2604 
TOTAL1238100.0
517) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statements? The world would be a better place if people from other countries were more like the Americans (BELIKEUS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree867.1
2) Agree28323.3
3) Neither agree nor disagree41734.4
4) Disagree34028.1
5) Strongly disagree867.1
Missing2630 
TOTAL1212100.0
518) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statements? Generally speaking, America is a better country than most other countries (AMBETTER)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree32326.2
2) Agree56746.0
3) Neither agree nor disagree22218.0
4) Disagree998.0
5) Strongly disagree211.7
Missing2610 
TOTAL1232100.0
519) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statements? People should support their country even if the country is in the wrong (IFWRONG)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree937.5
2) Agree28022.6
3) Neither agree nor disagree26721.6
4) Disagree46937.9
5) Strongly disagree12810.3
Missing2605 
TOTAL1237100.0
520) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statements? When my country does well in international sports, it makes me proud to be an American (AMSPORTS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree36429.1
2) Agree58346.6
3) Neither agree nor disagree24019.2
4) Disagree493.9
5) Strongly disagree161.3
Missing2590 
TOTAL1252100.0
521) How proud are you of America in each of the following? The way democracy works (PROUDDEM)
TOTAL%
1) Very proud33628.6
2) Somewhat proud60551.6
3) Not very proud18415.7
4) Not proud at all484.1
Missing2669 
TOTAL1173100.0
522) How proud are you of America in each of the following? Its political influence in the world (PROUDPOL)
TOTAL%
1) Very proud16313.9
2) Somewhat proud61152.1
3) Not very proud31827.1
4) Not proud at all806.8
Missing2670 
TOTAL1172100.0
523) How proud are you of America in each of the following? America's economic achievements (PROUDECO)
TOTAL%
1) Very proud30225.4
2) Somewhat proud58949.5
3) Not very proud23019.3
4) Not proud at all705.9
Missing2651 
TOTAL1191100.0
524) How proud are you of America in each of the following? Its social security system (PROUDSSS)
TOTAL%
1) Very proud16113.6
2) Somewhat proud45938.8
3) Not very proud39032.9
4) Not proud at all17414.7
Missing2658 
TOTAL1184100.0
525) How proud are you of America in each of the following? Its scientific and technological achievements (PROUDSCI)
TOTAL%
1) Very proud55246.4
2) Somewhat proud56547.5
3) Not very proud534.5
4) Not proud at all201.7
Missing2652 
TOTAL1190100.0
526) How proud are you of America in each of the following? Its achievements in sports (PROUDSPT)
TOTAL%
1) Very proud43437.9
2) Somewhat proud59852.2
3) Not very proud796.9
4) Not proud at all343.0
Missing2697 
TOTAL1145100.0
527) How proud are you of America in each of the following? Its achievements in the arts and literature (PROUDART)
TOTAL%
1) Very proud42136.8
2) Somewhat proud62254.4
3) Not very proud837.3
4) Not proud at all181.6
Missing2698 
TOTAL1144100.0
528) How proud are you of America in each of the following? America's armed forces (PROUDMIL)
TOTAL%
1) Very proud81566.4
2) Somewhat proud32826.7
3) Not very proud645.2
4) Not proud at all201.6
Missing2615 
TOTAL1227100.0
529) How proud are you of America in each of the following? Its history (PROUDHIS)
TOTAL%
1) Very proud64853.2
2) Somewhat proud46037.7
3) Not very proud786.4
4) Not proud at all332.7
Missing2623 
TOTAL1219100.0
530) How proud are you of America in each of the following? Its fair and equal treatment of all groups in society (PROUDGRP)
TOTAL%
1) Very proud21618.3
2) Somewhat proud48841.4
3) Not very proud34729.4
4) Not proud at all12810.9
Missing2663 
TOTAL1179100.0
531) Now we would like to ask a few questions about relations between America and other countries. How much do you agree or disagree with the following statements? America should limit the import of foreign products in order to protect its national economy (IMPORTS)
TOTAL%
1) Agree strongly23118.9
2) Agree49040.2
3) Neither agree nor disagree25821.1
4) Disagree20917.1
5) Disagree strongly322.6
Missing2622 
TOTAL1220100.0
532) Now we would like to ask a few questions about relations between America and other countries. How much do you agree or disagree with the following statements? For certain problems, like environmental pollution, international bodies should have the right to enforce solutions (WRLDGOVT)
TOTAL%
1) Agree strongly16414.0
2) Agree somewhat56448.0
3) Neither agree nor disagree23219.7
4) Disagree somewhat15012.8
5) Disagree strongly655.5
Missing2667 
TOTAL1175100.0
533) Now we would like to ask a few questions about relations between America and other countries. How much do you agree or disagree with the following statements? America should follow its own interests, even if this leads to conflicts with other nations (AMOWNWAY)
TOTAL%
1) Agree strongly1149.5
2) Agree44036.6
3) Neither agree nor disagree27623.0
4) Disagree31526.2
5) Disagree strongly574.7
Missing2640 
TOTAL1202100.0
534) Now we would like to ask a few questions about relations between America and other countries. How much do you agree or disagree with the following statements? Foreigners should not be allowed to buy land in America (FORLAND)
TOTAL%
1) Agree strongly1038.4
2) Agree18615.3
3) Neither agree nor disagree25120.6
4) Disagree53543.9
5) Disagree strongly14411.8
Missing2623 
TOTAL1219100.0
535) Now we would like to ask a few questions about relations between America and other countries. How much do you agree or disagree with the following statements? American television should give preference to American films and programs (AMTV)
TOTAL%
1) Agree strongly705.8
2) Agree28623.5
3) Neither agree nor disagree37030.5
4) Disagree37931.2
5) Disagree strongly1109.1
Missing2627 
TOTAL1215100.0
536) Now we would like to ask a few questions about minorities in America. How much do you agree or disagree with the following statements? It is impossible for people who do not share American customs and traditions to become fully American (AMCULT)
TOTAL%
1) Agree strongly584.7
2) Agree29524.1
3) Neither agree nor disagree19415.9
4) Disagree55345.3
5) Disagree strongly12210.0
Missing2620 
TOTAL1222100.0
537) Now we would like to ask a few questions about minorities in America. How much do you agree or disagree with the following statements? Ethnic minorities should be given government assistance to preserve their customs and traditions (MINCULT)
TOTAL%
1) Agree strongly131.1
2) Agree18915.5
3) Neither agree nor disagree24520.1
4) Disagree53744.1
5) Disagree strongly23519.3
Missing2623 
TOTAL1219100.0
538) Some people say that it is better for a country if different racial and ethnic groups maintain their distinct customs and traditions. Others say that it is better if these groups adapt and blend into the larger society. Which of these views comes closer to your own? (MELTPOT1)
TOTAL%
1) It is better for society if groups maintain their distinct customs and traditions47844.5
2) It is better if groups adapt and blend into the larger society59755.5
Missing2767 
TOTAL1075100.0
539) There are different opinions about immigrants from other countries living in America. (By 'Immigrants' we mean people who come to settle in America.) How much do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements? Immigrants are generally good for America's economy (IMMAMECO)
TOTAL%
1) Agree strongly1149.3
2) Agree55044.9
3) Neither agree nor disagree33026.9
4) Disagree20716.9
5) Disagree strongly252.0
Missing2616 
TOTAL1226100.0
540) There are different opinions about immigrants from other countries living in America. (By 'Immigrants' we mean people who come to settle in America.) How much do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements? Immigrants take jobs away from people who were born in America (IMMJOBS)
TOTAL%
1) Agree strongly947.6
2) Agree34928.2
3) Neither agree nor disagree27121.9
4) Disagree43835.4
5) Disagree strongly877.0
Missing2603 
TOTAL1239100.0
541) There are different opinions about immigrants from other countries living in America. (By 'Immigrants' we mean people who come to settle in America.) How much do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements? Immigrants make America more open to new ideas and cultures (IMMIDEAS)
TOTAL%
1) Agree strongly14011.3
2) Agree67354.4
3) Neither agree nor disagree26721.6
4) Disagree13611.0
5) Disagree strongly211.7
Missing2605 
TOTAL1237100.0
542) There are different opinions about immigrants from other countries living in America. (By 'Immigrants' we mean people who come to settle in America.) Do you think the number of immigrants to America nowadays should be... (LETIN1)
TOTAL%
1) Increased a lot1214.8
2) Increased a little2509.9
3) Remain the same as it is98739.3
4) Reduced a little59923.8
5) Reduced a lot55622.1
Missing1329 
TOTAL2513100.0
543) Are you a citizen of America? (CITIZEN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes118693.4
2) No846.6
Missing2572 
TOTAL1270100.0
544) At the time of your birth, were both, one or neither of your parents citizens of America? (PARCIT)
TOTAL%
1) Both were citizens of America104882.9
2) Only father was a citizen of America292.3
3) Only mother was a citizen of America131.0
4) Neither parent was a citizen of America17413.8
Missing2578 
TOTAL1264100.0
545) How much have you heard or read about the North American Free Trade Agreement or NAFTA? (NAFTA1)
TOTAL%
1) A lot947.6
2) Quite a bit22318.1
3) Not much57646.8
4) Nothing at all33727.4
Missing2612 
TOTAL1230100.0
546) Some people say that the following things are important for being truly American. Others say they are not important. How important do you think each of the following is... To have American ancestry (AMANCSTR)
TOTAL%
1) Very important30424.5
2) Fairly important22017.7
3) Not very important40832.9
4) Not important at all31025.0
Missing2600 
TOTAL1242100.0
547) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statements? I am often less proud of America than I would like to be (LESSPRD)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree746.0
2) Agree40032.4
3) Neither disagree or agree25921.0
4) Disagree42834.7
5) Strongly disagree725.8
Missing2609 
TOTAL1233100.0
548) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statements? Large international companies are doing more and more damage to local businesses in America (INTLINCS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree21718.0
2) Agree56847.2
3) Neither disagree or agree26922.4
4) Disagree13211.0
5) Strongly disagree171.4
Missing2639 
TOTAL1203100.0
549) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statements? Free trade leads to better products becoming available in America (FREETRDE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree1058.9
2) Agree58249.5
3) Neither agree nor disagree30526.0
4) Disagree14612.4
5) Strongly disagree373.1
Missing2667 
TOTAL1175100.0
550) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statements? In general, America should follow the decisions of international organizations to which it belongs, even if the government does not agree with them (DECSORGS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree373.2
2) Agree33028.8
3) Neither agree nor disagree35531.0
4) Disagree34630.2
5) Strongly disagree766.6
Missing2698 
TOTAL1144100.0
551) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statements? International organizations are taking away too much power from the American government (POWRORGS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree756.6
2) Agree32228.1
3) Neither disagree or agree35130.7
4) Disagree36231.6
5) Strongly disagree353.1
Missing2697 
TOTAL1145100.0
552) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statements? I feel more like a citizen of the world than of our country (CITWORLD)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree685.5
2) Agree28723.2
3) Neither agree nor disagree22218.0
4) Disagree52942.8
5) Strongly disagree12910.4
Missing2607 
TOTAL1235100.0
553) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statements? Legal immigrants to America who are not citizens should have the same rights as American citizens (IMMRGHTS)
TOTAL%
1) Agree strongly856.8
2) Agree37730.4
3) Neither agree nor disagree15212.2
4) Disagree50040.3
5) Disagree strongly12810.3
Missing2600 
TOTAL1242100.0
554) How proud are you of being American? (AMPROUD1)
TOTAL%
1) Very proud85368.5
2) Somewhat proud33326.7
3) Not very proud231.8
4) Not proud at all70.6
5) I am not American292.3
Missing2597 
TOTAL1245100.0
555) How strongly do you agree or disagree with the following statements? Generally speaking, would you say that America benefits or does not benefit from being a member of NAFTA? (NAFTA2A)
TOTAL%
1) Greatly benefits577.8
2) Largely benefits11616.0
3) Somewhat benefits32144.2
4) Benefits only a little11015.1
5) Does not benefit at all7910.9
7) Have never heard of NAFTA446.1
Missing3115 
TOTAL727100.0
556) How strongly do you agree or disagree with the following statements? The world would be a better place if Americans acknowledged America's shortcomings (SHORTCOM)
TOTAL%
1) Agree strongly22218.1
2) Agree67655.0
3) Neither agree nor disagree23519.1
4) Disagree836.8
5) Strongly disagree121.0
Missing2614 
TOTAL1228100.0
557) How strongly do you agree or disagree with the following statements? American culture is generally undermined by immigrants (IMMCULT)
TOTAL%
1) Agree strongly363.0
2) Agree18415.2
3) Neither agree nor disagree26722.1
4) Disagree60650.2
5) Disagree strongly1149.4
Missing2635 
TOTAL1207100.0
558) How strongly do you agree or disagree with the following statements? Legal immigrants should have equal access to public education as American citizens (IMMEDUC)
TOTAL%
1) Agree strongly28823.0
2) Agree76160.9
3) Neither agree nor disagree977.8
4) Disagree786.2
5) Disagree strongly262.1
Missing2592 
TOTAL1250100.0
559) Do you think the number of immigrants to America nowadays should be... (LETIN1A)
TOTAL%
1) Increased a lot413.7
2) Increased a little11410.4
3) Remain the same as it is46542.3
4) Reduced a little27024.5
5) Reduced a lot21019.1
Missing2742 
TOTAL1100100.0
560) Which of these statements about immigrants comes closest to your view: (IMMASSIM)
TOTAL%
1) Immigrants should retain their culture of origin and not adopt American culture363.0
2) Immigrants should retain their culture of origin and also adopt American culture108491.5
3) Immigrants should give up their culture of origin and adopt American culture655.5
Missing2657 
TOTAL1185100.0
561) How much do you agree or disagree that strong patriotic feelings in America... Strengthen America's place in the world (PATRIOT1)
TOTAL%
1) Agree strongly44636.8
2) Agree47539.2
3) Neither agree nor disagree21617.8
4) Disagree655.4
5) Disagree strongly100.8
Missing2630 
TOTAL1212100.0
562) How much do you agree or disagree that strong patriotic feelings in America... Lead to intolerance in America (PATRIOT2)
TOTAL%
1) Agree strongly867.4
2) Agree44338.1
3) Neither agree nor disagree31126.7
4) Disagree27523.6
5) Disagree strongly494.2
Missing2678 
TOTAL1164100.0
563) How much do you agree or disagree that strong patriotic feelings in America... Are needed for America to remain united (PATRIOT3)
TOTAL%
1) Agree strongly34728.1
2) Agree61950.2
3) Neither agree nor disagree15712.7
4) Disagree1008.1
5) Disagree strongly100.8
Missing2609 
TOTAL1233100.0
564) How much do you agree or disagree that strong patriotic feelings in America... Lead to negative attitudes towards immigrants in America (PATRIOT4)
TOTAL%
1) Agree strongly846.9
2) Agree43736.1
3) Neither agree nor disagree28623.6
4) Disagree36029.7
5) Disagree strongly453.7
Missing2630 
TOTAL1212100.0
565) There are different opinions as to what it takes to be a good citizen. As far as you are concerned personally on a scale of 1 to 7, where 1 is not at all important and 7 is very important, how important is it... Always to vote in elections (VOTEELEC)
TOTAL%
1) Not important at all534.3
2) 2211.7
3) 3403.2
4) 4776.2
5) 51199.6
6) 615512.5
7) Very important77262.4
Missing2605 
TOTAL1237100.0
566) There are different opinions as to what it takes to be a good citizen. As far as you are concerned personally on a scale of 1 to 7, where 1 is not at all important and 7 is very important, how important is it... Never to try to evade taxes (PAYTAXES)
TOTAL%
1) Not important at all252.0
2) 260.5
3) 3131.1
4) 4504.1
5) 5675.4
6) 61149.3
7) Very important95577.6
Missing2612 
TOTAL1230100.0
567) There are different opinions as to what it takes to be a good citizen. As far as you are concerned personally on a scale of 1 to 7, where 1 is not at all important and 7 is very important, how important is it... Always to obey laws and regulations (OBEYLAWS)
TOTAL%
1) Not important at all70.6
2) 2100.8
3) 3141.1
4) 4504.0
5) 5947.5
6) 622217.8
7) Very important85368.2
Missing2592 
TOTAL1250100.0
568) There are different opinions as to what it takes to be a good citizen. As far as you are concerned personally on a scale of 1 to 7, where 1 is not at all important and 7 is very important, how important is it... To keep watch on the actions of government (WATCHGOV)
TOTAL%
1) Not important at all242.0
2) 280.7
3) 3272.2
4) 4776.3
5) 512910.5
6) 622118.0
7) Very important74460.5
Missing2612 
TOTAL1230100.0
569) There are different opinions as to what it takes to be a good citizen. As far as you are concerned personally on a scale of 1 to 7, where 1 is not at all important and 7 is very important, how important is it... To be active in social or political associations (ACTASSOC)
TOTAL%
1) Not important at all846.9
2) 2484.0
3) 31189.7
4) 427222.4
5) 531726.1
6) 617914.8
7) Very important19516.1
Missing2629 
TOTAL1213100.0
570) There are different opinions as to what it takes to be a good citizen. As far as you are concerned personally on a scale of 1 to 7, where 1 is not at all important and 7 is very important, how important is it... To try to understand the reasoning of people with other opinions (OTHREASN)
TOTAL%
1) Not important at all453.6
2) 2221.8
3) 3231.8
4) 41098.7
5) 520516.4
6) 628022.4
7) Very important56445.2
Missing2594 
TOTAL1248100.0
571) There are different opinions as to what it takes to be a good citizen. As far as you are concerned personally on a scale of 1 to 7, where 1 is not at all important and 7 is very important, how important is it... To choose products for political, ethical or environmental reasons, even if they cost a bit more (BUYPOL)
TOTAL%
1) Not important at all847.0
2) 2463.8
3) 3665.5
4) 421518.0
5) 527222.7
6) 625020.9
7) Very important26422.1
Missing2645 
TOTAL1197100.0
572) There are different opinions as to what it takes to be a good citizen. As far as you are concerned personally on a scale of 1 to 7, where 1 is not at all important and 7 is very important, how important is it... To help people in America who are worse off than yourself (HELPUSA)
TOTAL%
1) Not important at all141.1
2) 280.6
3) 3282.2
4) 41219.7
5) 524519.6
6) 629323.5
7) Very important53843.1
Missing2595 
TOTAL1247100.0
573) There are different opinions as to what it takes to be a good citizen. As far as you are concerned personally on a scale of 1 to 7, where 1 is not at all important and 7 is very important, how important is it... To help people in the rest of the world who are worse off than yourself (HELPWRLD)
TOTAL%
1) Not important at all816.6
2) 2937.6
3) 312410.1
4) 424419.9
5) 526221.3
6) 615412.5
7) Very important27122.1
Missing2613 
TOTAL1229100.0
574) There are a number of groups in society. Should religious extremists be allowed to hold public meetings? (RELMEET)
TOTAL%
1) Should definitely be allowed40735.5
2) Should probably be allowed45639.7
3) Should probably not be allowed16214.1
4) Should definitely not be allowed12310.7
Missing2694 
TOTAL1148100.0
575) There are a number of groups in society. Should people who want to overthrow the government by force be allowed to hold public meetings? (REVMEET)
TOTAL%
1) Should definitely be allowed19616.7
2) Should probably be allowed22319.0
3) Should probably not be allowed24420.8
4) Should definitely not be allowed51243.6
Missing2667 
TOTAL1175100.0
576) There are a number of groups in society. Should people prejudiced against any racial or ethnic group be allowed to hold public meetings? (RACMEET)
TOTAL%
1) Should definitely be allowed21718.1
2) Should probably be allowed26322.0
3) Should probably not be allowed27523.0
4) Should definitely not be allowed44236.9
Missing2645 
TOTAL1197100.0
577) Here are some different forms of political and social action that people can take. Please indicate, for each one, whether you have done any of these things in the past year, whether you have done it in the more distant past, whether you have not done it but might do it, or have not done it and would never, under any circumstances, do it. Signed a petition (SIGNDPET)
TOTAL%
1) Have done it in the past year39832.2
2) Have done it in the more distant past42734.6
3) Have not done it but might do it25620.7
4) Have not done it and would never do it15412.5
Missing2607 
TOTAL1235100.0
578) Here are some different forms of political and social action that people can take. Please indicate, for each one, whether you have done any of these things in the past year, whether you have done it in the more distant past, whether you have not done it but might do it, or have not done it and would never, under any circumstances, do it. Boycotted, or deliberately bought, certain products for political, ethical or environmental reasons (AVOIDBUY)
TOTAL%
1) Have done it in the past year29424.3
2) Have done it in the more distant past16413.6
3) Have not done it but might do it35829.6
4) Have not done it and would never do it39332.5
Missing2633 
TOTAL1209100.0
579) Here are some different forms of political and social action that people can take. Please indicate, for each one, whether you have done any of these things in the past year, whether you have done it in the more distant past, whether you have not done it but might do it, or have not done it and would never, under any circumstances, do it. Took part in a demonstration (JOINDEM)
TOTAL%
1) Have done it in the past year635.1
2) Have done it in the more distant past20716.7
3) Have not done it but might do it48839.4
4) Have not done it and would never do it48238.9
Missing2602 
TOTAL1240100.0
580) Here are some different forms of political and social action that people can take. Please indicate, for each one, whether you have done any of these things in the past year, whether you have done it in the more distant past, whether you have not done it but might do it, or have not done it and would never, under any circumstances, do it. Attended a political meeting or rally (ATTRALLY)
TOTAL%
1) Have done it in the past year1008.0
2) Have done it in the more distant past26921.6
3) Have not done it but might do it47938.5
4) Have not done it and would never do it39531.8
Missing2599 
TOTAL1243100.0
581) Here are some different forms of political and social action that people can take. Please indicate, for each one, whether you have done any of these things in the past year, whether you have done it in the more distant past, whether you have not done it but might do it, or have not done it and would never, under any circumstances, do it. Contacted, or attempted to contact, a politician or a civil servant to express your views (CNTCTGOV)
TOTAL%
1) Have done it in the past year22818.4
2) Have done it in the more distant past23118.6
3) Have not done it but might do it41733.6
4) Have not done it and would never do it36429.4
Missing2602 
TOTAL1240100.0
582) Here are some different forms of political and social action that people can take. Please indicate, for each one, whether you have done any of these things in the past year, whether you have done it in the more distant past, whether you have not done it but might do it, or have not done it and would never, under any circumstances, do it. Donated money or raised funds for a social or political activity (POLFUNDS)
TOTAL%
1) Have done it in the past year29723.9
2) Have done it in the more distant past25620.6
3) Have not done it but might do it34327.6
4) Have not done it and would never do it34828.0
Missing2598 
TOTAL1244100.0
583) Here are some different forms of political and social action that people can take. Please indicate, for each one, whether you have done any of these things in the past year, whether you have done it in the more distant past, whether you have not done it but might do it, or have not done it and would never, under any circumstances, do it. Contacted or appeared in the media to express your views (USEMEDIA)
TOTAL%
1) Have done it in the past year473.8
2) Have done it in the more distant past937.5
3) Have not done it but might do it48238.9
4) Have not done it and would never do it61849.8
Missing2602 
TOTAL1240100.0
584) People sometimes belong to different kinds of groups or associations. For each type of group, please indicate whether you belong and actively participate, belong but don't actively participate, used to belong but do not any more, have never belonged to it. A political party (GRPPARTY)
TOTAL%
1) Belong and actively participate1139.2
2) Belong but don't participate32326.3
3) Used to belong877.1
4) Never belonged70357.3
Missing2616 
TOTAL1226100.0
585) People sometimes belong to different kinds of groups or associations. For each type of group, please indicate whether you belong and actively participate, belong but don't actively participate, used to belong but do not any more, have never belonged to it. A trade union, business, or professional association (GRPWORK)
TOTAL%
1) Belong and actively participate1159.3
2) Belong but don't participate12910.4
3) Used to belong22418.0
4) Never belonged77562.3
Missing2599 
TOTAL1243100.0
586) People sometimes belong to different kinds of groups or associations. For each type of group, please indicate whether you belong and actively participate, belong but don't actively participate, used to belong but do not any more, have never belonged to it. A church or other religious organization (GRPRELIG)
TOTAL%
1) Belong and actively participate42434.2
2) Belong but don't participate25620.6
3) Used to belong31625.5
4) Never belonged24419.7
Missing2602 
TOTAL1240100.0
587) People sometimes belong to different kinds of groups or associations. For each type of group, please indicate whether you belong and actively participate, belong but don't actively participate, used to belong but do not any more, have never belonged to it. A sports, leisure or cultural group (GRPSPRTS)
TOTAL%
1) Belong and actively participate26721.4
2) Belong but don't participate998.0
3) Used to belong36129.0
4) Never belonged51841.6
Missing2597 
TOTAL1245100.0
588) People sometimes belong to different kinds of groups or associations. For each type of group, please indicate whether you belong and actively participate, belong but don't actively participate, used to belong but do not any more, have never belonged to it. Another voluntary association (GRPOTHER)
TOTAL%
1) Belong and actively participate27022.0
2) Belong but don't participate1008.1
3) Used to belong31325.4
4) Never belonged54744.5
Missing2612 
TOTAL1230100.0
589) There are different opinions about people's rights in a democracy. On a scale of 1 to 7, where 1 is not at all important and 7 is very important, how important is it: That all citizens have an adequate standard of living (SOLOK)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all important131.1
2) 270.6
3) 3241.9
4) 4957.7
5) 517914.5
6) 620116.3
7) Very important71457.9
Missing2609 
TOTAL1233100.0
590) There are different opinions about people's rights in a democracy. On a scale of 1 to 7, where 1 is not at all important and 7 is very important, how important is it: That government authorities respect and protect the rights of minorities (RGHTSMIN)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all important141.1
2) 2181.5
3) 3362.9
4) 41018.2
5) 513811.3
6) 619816.2
7) Very important72058.8
Missing2617 
TOTAL1225100.0
591) There are different opinions about people's rights in a democracy. On a scale of 1 to 7, where 1 is not at all important and 7 is very important, how important is it: That people be given more opportunities to participate in public decision-making (POLOPTS)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all important131.1
2) 2100.8
3) 3181.5
4) 4927.5
5) 519616.0
6) 625821.0
7) Very important63952.1
Missing2616 
TOTAL1226100.0
592) There are different opinions about people's rights in a democracy. On a scale of 1 to 7, where 1 is not at all important and 7 is very important, how important is it: That citizens may engage in acts of civil disobedience when they oppose government actions (OPPSEGOV)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all important20718.3
2) 2817.1
3) 3736.4
4) 421418.9
5) 520017.6
6) 613712.1
7) Very important22219.6
Missing2708 
TOTAL1134100.0
593) To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements? I don't think the government cares much what people like me think (POLEFF18)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree30824.9
2) Agree41333.4
3) Neither agree nor disagree21317.2
4) Disagree23819.3
5) Strongly disagree645.2
Missing2606 
TOTAL1236100.0
594) To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements? I feel I have a pretty good understanding of the important political issues facing America (POLEFF19)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree20116.6
2) Agree61550.7
3) Neither agree nor disagree22918.9
4) Disagree13411.0
5) Strongly disagree342.8
Missing2629 
TOTAL1213100.0
595) To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements? I think most people in America are better informed about politics and government than I am (POLEFF20)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree715.8
2) Agree30324.6
3) Neither agree nor disagree31325.4
4) Disagree41133.4
5) Strongly disagree13310.8
Missing2611 
TOTAL1231100.0
596) Suppose a law were being considered by the Congress that you considered to be unjust or harmful. If such a case arose, how likely is it that you, acting alone or together with others, would be able to try to do something about it? (ACTLAW)
TOTAL%
1) Very likely19316.3
2) Fairly likely42335.7
3) Not very likely37932.0
4) Not at all likely18916.0
Missing2658 
TOTAL1184100.0
597) If you made such an effort, how likely is it that the Congress would give serious attention to your demands? (AFFCTLAW)
TOTAL%
1) Very likely554.6
2) Fairly likely22819.2
3) Not very likely53645.0
4) Not at all likely37131.2
Missing2652 
TOTAL1190100.0
598) How interested would you say you personally are in politics? (POLINT1)
TOTAL%
1) Very interested18615.0
2) Fairly interested52542.4
3) Not very interested35428.6
4) Not at all interested17414.0
Missing2603 
TOTAL1239100.0
599) To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements? Most of the time we can trust people in government to do what is right (GOVDOOK)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree352.8
2) Agree22418.2
3) Neither agree nor disagree32326.2
4) Disagree42334.4
5) Strongly disagree22618.4
Missing2611 
TOTAL1231100.0
600) To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements? Most politicians are in politics only for what they can get out of it personally (POLGREED)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree20516.7
2) Agree51341.8
3) Neither agree nor disagree29423.9
4) Disagree20416.6
5) Strongly disagree121.0
Missing2614 
TOTAL1228100.0
601) When you get together with your friends, relatives or fellow workers, how often do you discuss politics? (DISCPOL)
TOTAL%
1) Often1179.3
2) Sometimes40232.0
3) Rarely41933.4
4) Never31725.3
Missing2587 
TOTAL1255100.0
602) When you hold a strong opinion about politics, how often do you try to persuade your friends, relatives or fellow workers to share your views? (CHNGEOTH)
TOTAL%
1) Often705.7
2) Sometimes33927.4
3) Rarely38631.2
4) Never44135.7
Missing2606 
TOTAL1236100.0
603) Thinking now about politics in America, to what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements? Political parties encourage people to become active in politics (POLACTVE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree927.8
2) Agree50842.9
3) Neither agree nor disagree34629.2
4) Disagree19816.7
5) Strongly disagree403.4
Missing2658 
TOTAL1184100.0
604) Thinking now about politics in America, to what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements? Political parties do not give voters real policy choices (CHOICES)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree948.1
2) Agree49042.3
3) Neither agree nor disagree34830.0
4) Disagree21018.1
5) Strongly disagree171.5
Missing2683 
TOTAL1159100.0
605) Thinking now about politics in America, to what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements? Referendums are a good way to decide important political questions. (REFRNDMS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree736.9
2) Agree49146.4
3) Neither agree nor disagree36934.8
4) Disagree1019.5
5) Strongly disagree252.4
Missing2783 
TOTAL1059100.0
606) Thinking of the last national election in America, how honest was it regarding the counting and reporting of the votes? (ELECVOTE)
TOTAL%
1) Very honest30528.5
2) Somewhat honest42239.4
3) Neither honest or dishonest16715.6
4) Somewhat dishonest12611.8
5) Very dishonest524.9
Missing2770 
TOTAL1072100.0
607) Thinking of the last national election in America, how fair was it regarding the opportunities of the candidates and parties to campaign? (ELECFAIR)
TOTAL%
1) Very fair35832.2
2) Somewhat fair43338.9
3) Neither fair or unfair17615.8
4) Somewhat unfair1009.0
5) Very unfair464.1
Missing2729 
TOTAL1113100.0
608) Thinking of government administrators in America, how committed are they to serve the people? (SERVEPEO)
TOTAL%
1) Very committed947.9
2) Somewhat committed65855.4
3) Not very committed33428.1
4) Not at all committed1028.6
Missing2654 
TOTAL1188100.0
609) How widespread do you think corruption is in the public service in America? (CORRUPTN)
TOTAL%
1) Hardly anyone is involved90.8
2) A small number of people are involved27022.9
3) A moderate number of people are involved44938.1
4) A lot of people are involved35329.9
5) Almost everyone is involved988.3
Missing2663 
TOTAL1179100.0
610) On the whole, on a scale of 0 to 10 where 0 is very poorly and 10 is very well. How well does democracy work in America today? (DEMTODAY)
TOTAL%
0) Very poorly322.7
1) 1131.1
2) 2443.7
3) 3776.6
4) 4837.1
5) 524921.2
6) 617715.1
7) 723520.0
8) 816414.0
9) 9453.8
10) Very well554.7
Missing2668 
TOTAL1174100.0
611) And what about 10 years ago? How well did democracy work in America then? (DEM10PST)
TOTAL%
0) Very poorly242.1
1) 170.6
2) 2333.0
3) 3554.9
4) 4847.5
5) 522319.9
6) 612110.8
7) 721819.5
8) 820318.2
9) 9756.7
10) Very well756.7
Missing2724 
TOTAL1118100.0
612) And how about 10 years from now? How well do you think democracy will work in America then? (DEM10FUT)
TOTAL%
0) Very poorly666.2
1) 1454.2
2) 2747.0
3) 3817.6
4) 4918.6
5) 518016.9
6) 610810.2
7) 716815.8
8) 811711.0
9) 9595.6
10) Very well747.0
Missing2779 
TOTAL1063100.0
613) On a scale of 1 to 7, where 1 is not at all important and 7 is very important, how important is it that governments respect democratic rights whatever the circumstances? (GVTRGHTS)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all important181.5
2) 2131.1
3) 3363.0
4) 412810.8
5) 515913.5
6) 622018.6
7) Very important60851.4
Missing2660 
TOTAL1182100.0
614) Here are some different forms of political and social action that people can take. Please indicate, for each one, whether you have done any of these things in the past year, whether you have done it in the more distant past, whether you have not done it but might do it, or have not done it and would never, under any circumstances, do it. Expressed political views on the internet (POLINTER)
TOTAL%
1) Have done it in the past year17914.4
2) Have done it in the more distant past967.7
3) Have not done it but might do it28022.6
4) Have not done it and would never do it68655.3
Missing2601 
TOTAL1241100.0
615) How often do you use the media, including television, newspapers, radio and the internet, to get political news or information? (POLNEWS)
TOTAL%
1) Several times a day34427.5
2) Once a day37129.6
3) 5-6 days a week907.2
4) 3-4 days a week917.3
5) 1-2 days a week1018.1
6) Less than 1 day a week14511.6
7) Never1118.9
Missing2589 
TOTAL1253100.0
616) On a scale of 1 to 7, where 1 is not at all important and 7 is very important, how important is it that people convicted of serious crimes lose their citizen rights? (CRIMLOSE)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all important998.8
2) 2716.3
3) 3776.8
4) 416314.4
5) 516114.2
6) 617015.0
7) Very important39034.5
Missing2711 
TOTAL1131100.0
617) On a scale of 1 to 7, where 1 is not at all important and 7 is very important, how important is it that long-term residents of a country, who are not citizens, have the right to vote in that country's national elections? (NTCITVTE)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all important48742.3
2) 212911.2
3) 3726.3
4) 411610.1
5) 51079.3
6) 6746.4
7) Very important16714.5
Missing2690 
TOTAL1152100.0
618) On a scale of 1 to 7, where 1 is not at all important and 7 is very important, how important is it that citizens have the right not to vote? (NOTVOTE)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all important907.4
2) 2262.1
3) 3312.6
4) 413911.5
5) 512410.2
6) 617414.3
7) Very important62951.9
Missing2629 
TOTAL1213100.0
619) On a scale of 1 to 7, where 1 is not at all important and 7 is very important, how important is it that health care be provided for everyone? (HLTHALL)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all important796.5
2) 2383.1
3) 3473.9
4) 41219.9
5) 5887.2
6) 615112.4
7) Very important69657.0
Missing2622 
TOTAL1220100.0
620) In politics people sometimes talk of left and right. Where would you place yourself on a scale from 0 to 10 where 0 means the left and 10 means the right? (LEFTRGHT)
TOTAL%
0) Left434.0
1) 1212.0
2) 2514.8
3) 3676.3
4) 4878.2
5) 544742.0
6) 6928.6
7) 7858.0
8) 8817.6
9) 9212.0
10) Right706.6
Missing2777 
TOTAL1065100.0
621) How many sex partners have you had in the last 12 months? (PARTNERS)
TOTAL%
0) No partners (SKIP TO EVIDU)53723.2
1) 1 partner149064.5
2) 2 partners1305.6
3) 3 partners682.9
4) 4 partners321.4
5) 5-10 partners311.3
6) 11-20 partners70.3
7) 21-100 partners10.0
9) 1+ partners (unspecified)150.6
Missing1531 
TOTAL2311100.0
622) Was one of the partners your husband or wife or regular sexual partner? (MATESEX)
TOTAL%
1) Yes159390.5
2) No1679.5
Missing2082 
TOTAL1760100.0
623) If you had other partners, please indicate all categories that apply to them: Close personal friend (FRNDSEX)
TOTAL%
1) Yes20660.2
2) No13639.8
Missing3500 
TOTAL342100.0
624) If you had other partners, please indicate all categories that apply to them: Neighbor, co-worker, or long-term acquaintance (ACQNTSEX)
TOTAL%
1) Yes13439.2
2) No20860.8
Missing3500 
TOTAL342100.0
625) If you had other partners, please indicate all categories that apply to them: Casual date or pick-up (PIKUPSEX)
TOTAL%
1) Yes14341.8
2) No19958.2
Missing3500 
TOTAL342100.0
626) If you had other partners, please indicate all categories that apply to them: Person you paid or paid you for sex (PAIDSEX)
TOTAL%
1) Yes175.0
2) No32595.0
Missing3500 
TOTAL342100.0
627) If you had other partners, please indicate all categories that apply to them: Other (OTHERSEX)
TOTAL%
1) Yes236.7
2) No31993.3
Missing3500 
TOTAL342100.0
628) Have your sex partners in the last 12 months been... (SEXSEX)
TOTAL%
1) Exclusively male93152.6
2) Both male and female201.1
3) Exclusively female82046.3
Missing2071 
TOTAL1771100.0
629) About how often did you have sex during the last 12 months? (SEXFREQ)
TOTAL%
0) Not at all57125.7
1) Once or twice2209.9
2) About once a month25511.5
3) 2 or 3 times a month35716.1
4) About once a week33315.0
5) 2 or 3 times a week36516.4
6) More than 3 times a week1225.5
Missing1619 
TOTAL2223100.0
630) Now thinking about the time since your 18th birthday (including the past 12 months) how many female partners have you had sex with? (NUMWOMEN)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL21867.03735
631) Now thinking about the time since your 18th birthday (including the past 12 months) how many male partners have you had sex with? (NUMMEN)
TOTAL%
0) 099645.2
1) 133715.3
2) 21687.6
3) 31587.2
4) 4894.0
5) 51265.7
6) 6502.3
7) 7321.5
8) 8361.6
9) 970.3
10) 10693.1
11) 1180.4
12) 1290.4
13) 1350.2
14) 1420.1
15) 15160.7
16) 1650.2
17) 1710.0
18) 1820.1
20) 20231.0
21) 2120.1
22) 2220.1
23) 2310.0
24) 2410.0
25) 25130.6
28) 2810.0
30) 3090.4
33) 3330.1
35) 3520.1
40) 4010.0
45) 4510.0
50) 5090.4
60) 6020.1
83) 8310.0
100) 10050.2
150) 15010.0
200) 20010.0
300) 30010.0
991) 1 or more, number unknown50.2
994) Several20.1
995) 'Many,' 'lots'10.0
Missing1639 
TOTAL2203100.0
632) Now think about the past five years-the time since February/March [1999], and including the past 12 months, how many sex partners have you had in that five year period? (PARTNRS5)
TOTAL%
0) No partners (SKIP TO EVIDU)31113.6
1) 1 partner127255.4
2) 2 partners2259.8
3) 3 partners1456.3
4) 4 partners934.1
5) 5-10 partners1386.0
6) 11-20 partners452.0
7) 21-100 partners231.0
8) More than 100 partners20.1
9) 1 or more, number unknown411.8
Missing1547 
TOTAL2295100.0
633) Have your sex partners in the last five years been... (SEXSEX5)
TOTAL%
1) Exclusively male102351.8
2) Both male and female402.0
3) Exclusively female91346.2
Missing1866 
TOTAL1976100.0
634) Thinking about the time since your 18th birthday, have you ever had sex with a person you paid or who paid you for sex? (EVPAIDSX)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1396.1
2) No215293.9
Missing1551 
TOTAL2291100.0
635) Have you ever had sex with someone other than your husband or wife while you were married? (EVSTRAY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes28512.4
2) No137559.9
3) Never married63627.7
Missing1546 
TOTAL2296100.0
636) The last time you had sex, was a condom used? By 'sex' we mean vaginal, oral, or anal sex (CONDOM)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, the last time I had sex a condom was used50922.7
2) No, the last time I had sex, a condom was not used173277.3
Missing1601 
TOTAL2241100.0
637) The last time you had sex, was it with someone you were in an on-going relationship with, or was it with someone else? Remember that by 'sex' we mean only vaginal, oral, or anal sex (RELATSEX)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, the last time I had sex, it was with someone I was in an on-going relationship with199988.9
2) No, the last time I had sex, it was not with someone I was in an on-going relationship with24911.1
Missing1594 
TOTAL2248100.0
638) Have you ever, even once, taken any drugs by injection with a needle (like heroin, cocaine, amphetamines or steroids)? Do not include anything you took under a doctor's orders (EVIDU)
TOTAL%
1) Yes642.8
2) No224797.2
Missing1531 
TOTAL2311100.0
639) How long has it been since you last used a needle to inject drugs? (IDU30)
TOTAL%
1) Within the past 30 days58.2
2) More than 30 days ago but within the past 12 months711.5
3) More than 12 months ago but within the past three years914.8
4) More than three years ago4065.6
Missing3781 
TOTAL61100.0
640) Have you ever, even once, used 'crack' cocaine in chunk or rock form? (EVCRACK)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1044.5
2) No221495.5
Missing1524 
TOTAL2318100.0
641) How long has it been since you last used 'crack' cocaine in chunk or rock form? (CRACK30)
TOTAL%
1) Within the past 30 days32.9
2) More than 30 days ago but within the past 12 months65.8
3) More than 12 months ago but within the past three years1918.4
4) More than three years7572.8
Missing3739 
TOTAL103100.0
642) Have you ever been tested for HIV? Do not count tests you may have had as part of a blood donation. Include oral tests (where they take a swab from your mouth). (HIVTEST)
TOTAL%
1) Yes99443.4
2) No129556.6
Missing1553 
TOTAL2289100.0
643) Not including blood donations, in what month and year was your last HIV test? (HIVTEST1)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL836206562.46867502
644) Where did you have your last HIV test - at a private doctor or HMO office, at a counseling and testing site, at a hospital, at a clinic, in a jail or prison, at home or somewhere else? (HIVTEST2)
TOTAL%
1) Private doctor or HMO office45646.2
2) Counseling and testing site353.5
3) Hospital18718.9
4) Clinic22723.0
5) Jail or prison191.9
6) Home171.7
7) Somewhere else464.7
Missing2855 
TOTAL987100.0
645) [AIDSLOOK-HIVKISS were added to the survey after the start of the field period, starting on 4/22/2014. Cases collected before the adding of these variables are coded as not applicable on these variables.] Is it possible for a healthy-looking person to have the AIDS virus? (AIDSLOOK)
TOTAL%
1) Yes166095.2
2) No834.8
Missing2099 
TOTAL1743100.0
646) Can people reduce their chance of getting the AIDS virus by using a condom every time they have sex? (AIDSCNDM)
TOTAL%
1) Yes166394.6
2) No955.4
Missing2084 
TOTAL1758100.0
647) There is a vaccine that can stop adults from getting HIV. (HIVVAC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1629.7
2) No150090.3
Missing2180 
TOTAL1662100.0
648) People are likely to get HIV by deep kissing, putting their tongue in their partner's mouth, if their partner has HIV. (HIVKISS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes48128.4
2) No121071.6
Missing2151 
TOTAL1691100.0
649) Which of the following best describes you? (SEXORNT)
TOTAL%
1) Gay, lesbian, or homosexual702.0
2) Bisexual882.5
3) Heterosexual or straight340195.6
Missing283 
TOTAL3559100.0
650) Family income in constant dollars (REALINC)
TOTAL%
236.5) 501.4
946) 461.3
1655.5) 290.8
2128.5) 150.4
2601.5) 270.8
3074.5) 300.8
3547.5) 280.8
4257) 792.2
5321.25) 1103.1
6503.75) 1032.9
7686.25) 1053.0
8868.75) 742.1
10051.25) 1103.1
11233.75) 1323.7
13007.5) 1815.1
15372.5) 2166.1
17737.5) 1534.3
21285) 2757.8
26015) 3168.9
31927.5) 3429.7
39022.5) 2597.3
47300) 2617.4
56760) 1534.3
66220) 1173.3
134817.439898765) 3279.2
Missing304 
TOTAL3538100.0
651) Respondent's income in constant dollars (REALRINC)
TOTAL%
236.5) 431.8
946) 552.4
1655.5) 482.1
2128.5) 371.6
2601.5) 482.1
3074.5) 421.8
3547.5) 210.9
4257) 441.9
5321.25) 873.7
6503.75) 823.5
7686.25) 813.5
8868.75) 662.8
10051.25) 1175.0
11233.75) 1024.4
13007.5) 1476.3
15372.5) 1707.3
17737.5) 1265.4
21285) 2249.6
26015) 2189.3
31927.5) 1787.6
39022.5) 1315.6
47300) 903.9
56760) 652.8
66220) 301.3
132148.07386) 813.5
Missing1509 
TOTAL2333100.0
652) Inflation-adjusted family income. (CONINC)
TOTAL%
369.5) 501.4
1478) 461.3
2586.5) 290.8
3325.5) 150.4
4064.5) 270.8
4803.5) 300.8
5542.5) 280.8
6651) 792.2
8313.75) 1103.1
10161.25) 1032.9
12008.75) 1053.0
13856.25) 742.1
15703.75) 1103.1
17551.25) 1323.7
20322.5) 1815.1
24017.5) 2166.1
27712.5) 1534.3
33255) 2757.8
40645) 3168.9
49882.5) 3429.7
60967.5) 2597.3
73900) 2617.4
88680) 1534.3
103460) 1173.3
160742.217849959) 3279.2
Missing304 
TOTAL3538100.0
653) Inflation-adjusted personal income. (CONRINC)
TOTAL%
369.5) 431.8
1478) 552.4
2586.5) 482.1
3325.5) 371.6
4064.5) 482.1
4803.5) 421.8
5542.5) 210.9
6651) 441.9
8313.75) 873.7
10161.25) 823.5
12008.75) 813.5
13856.25) 662.8
15703.75) 1175.0
17551.25) 1024.4
20322.5) 1476.3
24017.5) 1707.3
27712.5) 1265.4
33255) 2249.6
40645) 2189.3
49882.5) 1787.6
60967.5) 1315.6
73900) 903.9
88680) 652.8
103460) 301.3
158656.95199) 813.5
Missing1509 
TOTAL2333100.0
654) From what countries or part of the world did your ancestors come? (ETHNIC)
TOTAL%
1) Africa2819.1
2) Austria140.5
3) French Canada290.9
4) Other Canada150.5
5) China290.9
6) Czechoslovakia230.7
7) Denmark120.4
8) England and Wales34011.0
9) Finland130.4
10) France521.7
11) Germany45314.7
12) Greece170.5
13) Hungary120.4
14) Ireland39612.8
15) Italy1876.0
16) Japan120.4
17) Mexico2588.3
18) Netherlands250.8
19) Norway361.2
20) Philippines190.6
21) Poland662.1
22) Puerto Rico391.3
23) Russia240.8
24) Scotland983.2
25) Spain481.6
26) Sweden421.4
27) Switzerland100.3
28) West Indies40.1
29) Other120.4
30) American Indian1464.7
31) India381.2
32) Portugal190.6
33) Lithuania70.2
34) Yugoslavia50.2
35) Romania60.2
36) Belgium90.3
37) Arabic100.3
38) Other Spanish1103.6
39) Non-Spanish West Indies411.3
40) Other Asian280.9
41) Other European260.8
87) [Unknown code]10.0
97) American only792.6
Missing751 
TOTAL3091100.0
655) First ethnicity mentioned (ETH1)
TOTAL%
1) Africa3038.6
2) Austria170.5
3) French Canada280.8
4) Other Canada150.4
5) China310.9
6) Czechoslovakia280.8
7) Denmark160.5
8) England and Wales40811.6
9) Finland150.4
10) France812.3
11) Germany66018.7
12) Greece170.5
13) Hungary160.5
14) Ireland43712.4
15) Italy1905.4
16) Japan140.4
17) Mexico2567.3
18) Netherlands351.0
19) Norway391.1
20) Philippines200.6
21) Poland962.7
22) Puerto Rico351.0
23) Russia451.3
24) Scotland1103.1
25) Spain681.9
26) Sweden591.7
27) Switzerland120.3
28) West Indies50.1
29) Other70.2
30) American Indian942.7
31) India381.1
32) Portugal200.6
33) Lithuania150.4
34) Yugoslavia70.2
35) Romania120.3
36) Belgium70.2
37) Arabic90.3
38) Other Spanish982.8
39) Non-Spanish West Indies320.9
40) Other Asian240.7
41) Other European260.7
87) [Unknown code]10.0
97) American only762.2
Missing320 
TOTAL3522100.0
656) Second ethnicity mentioned (ETH2)
TOTAL%
1) Africa271.6
2) Austria181.1
3) French Canada181.1
4) Other Canada140.9
5) China30.2
6) Czechoslovakia201.2
7) Denmark110.7
8) England and Wales20712.6
9) Finland50.3
10) France885.3
11) Germany28417.2
12) Greece80.5
13) Hungary90.5
14) Ireland28717.4
15) Italy573.5
16) Japan10.1
17) Mexico171.0
18) Netherlands422.6
19) Norway412.5
20) Philippines40.2
21) Poland633.8
22) Puerto Rico70.4
23) Russia241.5
24) Scotland1328.0
25) Spain392.4
26) Sweden392.4
27) Switzerland110.7
29) Other70.4
30) American Indian804.9
31) India100.6
32) Portugal70.4
33) Lithuania20.1
34) Yugoslavia60.4
35) Romania20.1
36) Belgium60.4
37) Arabic30.2
38) Other Spanish191.2
39) Non-Spanish West Indies80.5
40) Other Asian110.7
41) Other European60.4
97) American only40.2
Missing2195 
TOTAL1647100.0
657) Third ethnicity mentioned (ETH3)
TOTAL%
1) Africa111.5
2) Austria40.6
3) French Canada81.1
4) Other Canada111.5
5) China10.1
6) Czechoslovakia172.4
7) Denmark81.1
8) England and Wales11916.6
9) Finland10.1
10) France314.3
11) Germany9613.4
12) Greece20.3
13) Hungary60.8
14) Ireland11115.5
15) Italy152.1
17) Mexico50.7
18) Netherlands314.3
19) Norway111.5
20) Philippines10.1
21) Poland212.9
22) Puerto Rico50.7
23) Russia60.8
24) Scotland659.1
25) Spain152.1
26) Sweden111.5
27) Switzerland40.6
29) Other30.4
30) American Indian557.7
31) India40.6
32) Portugal20.3
33) Lithuania60.8
34) Yugoslavia20.3
35) Romania20.3
36) Belgium30.4
37) Arabic20.3
38) Other Spanish50.7
39) Non-Spanish West Indies30.4
40) Other Asian50.7
41) Other European71.0
97) American only10.1
Missing3126 
TOTAL716100.0
658) Type of response about ethnicity (ETHNUM)
TOTAL%
1) Names one country187148.9
2) Names two or more countries, chooses one121631.7
3) Names two or more countries, can't choose43511.4
4) Cannot name any country3088.0
Missing12 
TOTAL3830100.0
659) IF RESPONDENT IS FEMALE, READ LATINA; IF MALE, READ LATINO. Are you Spanish, Hispanic or Latino/Latina? IF YES: Which group are you from? (HISPANIC)
TOTAL%
1) Not Hispanic332186.6
2) Mexican, Mexican American, Chicano/Chicana3168.2
3) Puerto Rican531.4
4) Cuban290.8
5) Salvadorian150.4
6) Guatemalan130.3
7) Panamanian10.0
8) Nicaraguan50.1
10) Central American50.1
11) Honduran60.2
15) Dominican150.4
20) Peruvian90.2
21) Ecuadorian60.2
22) Columbian40.1
23) Venezuelan20.1
24) Argentinian30.1
25) Chilean10.0
30) Spanish230.6
31) Basque10.0
41) South American30.1
45) Latin10.0
47) Hispanic30.1
Missing7 
TOTAL3835100.0
660) What is your race? Indicate one or more races that you consider yourself to be. First mention (RACECEN1)
TOTAL%
1) White289275.9
2) Black or African American58415.3
3) American Indian or Alaska Native521.4
4) Asian Indian310.8
5) Chinese280.7
6) Filipino160.4
7) Japanese80.2
8) Korean70.2
9) Vietnamese20.1
10) Other Asian100.3
11) Native Hawaiian40.1
12) Guamanian or Chamorro10.0
13) Samoan10.0
14) Other Pacific Islander10.0
15) Some other race150.4
16) Hispanic1564.1
Missing34 
TOTAL3808100.0
661) What is your race? Indicate one or more races that you consider yourself to be. Second mention (RACECEN2)
TOTAL%
1) White4115.4
2) Black or African American259.4
3) American Indian or Alaska Native14554.3
4) Asian Indian41.5
5) Chinese20.7
6) Filipino51.9
7) Japanese31.1
8) Korean51.9
9) Vietnamese10.4
10) Other Asian51.9
11) Native Hawaiian20.7
12) Guamanian or Chamorro10.4
13) Samoan10.4
14) Other Pacific Islander10.4
15) Some other race51.9
16) Hispanic217.9
Missing3575 
TOTAL267100.0
662) What is your race? Indicate one or more races that you consider yourself to be. Third mention (RACECEN3)
TOTAL%
1) White828.6
2) Black or African American13.6
3) American Indian or Alaska Native1035.7
5) Chinese310.7
7) Japanese13.6
11) Native Hawaiian27.1
15) Some other race310.7
Missing3814 
TOTAL28100.0
663) Now we would like to ask you about U.S. citizenship. Are you...? (USCITZN)
TOTAL%
1) A U.S. citizen26256.3
2) Not a U.S. citizen19341.5
3) A U.S. citizen born in Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands or the Northern Marianas Islands (if volunteered)30.6
4) Born outside of the United States to parents who were U.S. citizens at that time (if volunteered)71.5
Missing3377 
TOTAL465100.0
664) Now we would like to ask you about U.S. citizenship. Are you...? (FUCITZN)
TOTAL%
1) Currently applying for U.S. citizenship157.8
2) Planning to apply for U.S. citizenship10152.3
3) Not planning to apply to U.S. citizenship4221.8
4) Not eligible to become a U.S. citizen (if volunteered)3518.1
Missing3649 
TOTAL193100.0
665) Have you ever been on active duty for military training or service for two consecutive months or more? If yes: What was your total time on active duty? (VETYEARS)
TOTAL%
0) No active duty341088.8
1) Yes, less than two years942.4
2) Yes, two to four years1985.2
3) Yes, more than four years1373.6
4) Some, don't know how long20.1
Missing1 
TOTAL3841100.0
666) Dwelling type (DWELLING)
TOTAL%
1) Trailer1835.3
2) Detached single-family house230666.6
3) Two-family house, two units side by side1063.1
4) Two-family house, two units one above the other461.3
5) Detached three to four family house401.2
6) Row house (three or more units, in an attached row)1524.4
7) Apartment house (five or more units, three stories or less)41011.8
8) Apartment house (five or more units, four stories or more)1574.5
9) Apartment in a partly commercial structure150.4
10) Other461.3
Missing381 
TOTAL3461100.0
667) (Do you/Does your family) own your (home/apartment), pay rent or what? (DWELOWN)
TOTAL%
1) Own or is buying191164.3
2) Pays rent101534.2
3) Other451.5
Missing871 
TOTAL2971100.0
668) We would like to know something about how people go about guessing words they do not know. On this card are listed some words -- you may know some of them, and you may not know quite a few of them. On each line the first word is in capital letters - like 'Beast.' Then there are five other words. Tell me the number of the word that comes closest to the meaning of the word in capital letters. For example, if the word in capital letters is 'Beast,' you would say '4' since 'animal' come closer to beast than any of the other words. If you wish, I will read the words to you. These words are difficult for almost everyone just give me your best guess if you are not sure of the answer. Word A (WORDA)
TOTAL%
0) Incorrect42616.9
1) Correct209783.1
Missing1319 
TOTAL2523100.0
669) We would like to know something about how people go about guessing words they do not know. On this card are listed some words -- you may know some of them, and you may not know quite a few of them. On each line the first word is in capital letters - like 'Beast.' Then there are five other words. Tell me the number of the word that comes closest to the meaning of the word in capital letters. For example, if the word in capital letters is 'Beast,' you would say '4' since 'animal' come closer to beast than any of the other words. If you wish, I will read the words to you. These words are difficult for almost everyone just give me your best guess if you are not sure of the answer. Word B (WORDB)
TOTAL%
0) Incorrect1837.3
1) Correct231392.7
Missing1346 
TOTAL2496100.0
670) We would like to know something about how people go about guessing words they do not know. On this card are listed some words -- you may know some of them, and you may not know quite a few of them. On each line the first word is in capital letters - like 'Beast.' Then there are five other words. Tell me the number of the word that comes closest to the meaning of the word in capital letters. For example, if the word in capital letters is 'Beast,' you would say '4' since 'animal' come closer to beast than any of the other words. If you wish, I will read the words to you. These words are difficult for almost everyone just give me your best guess if you are not sure of the answer. Word C (WORDC)
TOTAL%
0) Incorrect178479.0
1) Correct47421.0
Missing1584 
TOTAL2258100.0
671) We would like to know something about how people go about guessing words they do not know. On this card are listed some words -- you may know some of them, and you may not know quite a few of them. On each line the first word is in capital letters - like 'Beast.' Then there are five other words. Tell me the number of the word that comes closest to the meaning of the word in capital letters. For example, if the word in capital letters is 'Beast,' you would say '4' since 'animal' come closer to beast than any of the other words. If you wish, I will read the words to you. These words are difficult for almost everyone just give me your best guess if you are not sure of the answer. Word D (WORDD)
TOTAL%
0) Incorrect1054.1
1) Correct242895.9
Missing1309 
TOTAL2533100.0
672) We would like to know something about how people go about guessing words they do not know. On this card are listed some words -- you may know some of them, and you may not know quite a few of them. On each line the first word is in capital letters - like 'Beast.' Then there are five other words. Tell me the number of the word that comes closest to the meaning of the word in capital letters. For example, if the word in capital letters is 'Beast,' you would say '4' since 'animal' come closer to beast than any of the other words. If you wish, I will read the words to you. These words are difficult for almost everyone just give me your best guess if you are not sure of the answer. Word E (WORDE)
TOTAL%
0) Incorrect42117.0
1) Correct206083.0
Missing1361 
TOTAL2481100.0
673) We would like to know something about how people go about guessing words they do not know. On this card are listed some words -- you may know some of them, and you may not know quite a few of them. On each line the first word is in capital letters - like 'Beast.' Then there are five other words. Tell me the number of the word that comes closest to the meaning of the word in capital letters. For example, if the word in capital letters is 'Beast,' you would say '4' since 'animal' come closer to beast than any of the other words. If you wish, I will read the words to you. These words are difficult for almost everyone just give me your best guess if you are not sure of the answer. Word F (WORDF)
TOTAL%
0) Incorrect45218.4
1) Correct201081.6
Missing1380 
TOTAL2462100.0
674) We would like to know something about how people go about guessing words they do not know. On this card are listed some words -- you may know some of them, and you may not know quite a few of them. On each line the first word is in capital letters - like 'Beast.' Then there are five other words. Tell me the number of the word that comes closest to the meaning of the word in capital letters. For example, if the word in capital letters is 'Beast,' you would say '4' since 'animal' come closer to beast than any of the other words. If you wish, I will read the words to you. These words are difficult for almost everyone just give me your best guess if you are not sure of the answer. Word G (WORDG)
TOTAL%
0) Incorrect157965.8
1) Correct82134.2
Missing1442 
TOTAL2400100.0
675) We would like to know something about how people go about guessing words they do not know. On this card are listed some words -- you may know some of them, and you may not know quite a few of them. On each line the first word is in capital letters - like 'Beast.' Then there are five other words. Tell me the number of the word that comes closest to the meaning of the word in capital letters. For example, if the word in capital letters is 'Beast,' you would say '4' since 'animal' come closer to beast than any of the other words. If you wish, I will read the words to you. These words are difficult for almost everyone just give me your best guess if you are not sure of the answer. Word H (WORDH)
TOTAL%
0) Incorrect141463.5
1) Correct81436.5
Missing1614 
TOTAL2228100.0
676) We would like to know something about how people go about guessing words they do not know. On this card are listed some words -- you may know some of them, and you may not know quite a few of them. On each line the first word is in capital letters - like 'Beast.' Then there are five other words. Tell me the number of the word that comes closest to the meaning of the word in capital letters. For example, if the word in capital letters is 'Beast,' you would say '4' since 'animal' come closer to beast than any of the other words. If you wish, I will read the words to you. These words are difficult for almost everyone just give me your best guess if you are not sure of the answer. Word I (WORDI)
TOTAL%
0) Incorrect60323.9
1) Correct192276.1
Missing1317 
TOTAL2525100.0
677) We would like to know something about how people go about guessing words they do not know. On this card are listed some words -- you may know some of them, and you may not know quite a few of them. On each line the first word is in capital letters - like 'Beast.' Then there are five other words. Tell me the number of the word that comes closest to the meaning of the word in capital letters. For example, if the word in capital letters is 'Beast,' you would say '4' since 'animal' come closer to beast than any of the other words. If you wish, I will read the words to you. These words are difficult for almost everyone just give me your best guess if you are not sure of the answer. Word J (WORDJ)
TOTAL%
0) Incorrect178872.2
1) Correct69027.8
Missing1364 
TOTAL2478100.0
678) We would like to know something about how people go about guessing words they do not know. On this card are listed some words -- you may know some of them, and you may not know quite a few of them. On each line the first word is in capital letters - like 'Beast.' Then there are five other words. Tell me the number of the word that comes closest to the meaning of the word in capital letters. For example, if the word in capital letters is 'Beast,' you would say '4' since 'animal' come closer to beast than any of the other words. If you wish, I will read the words to you. These words are difficult for almost everyone just give me your best guess if you are not sure of the answer. Total number of correct words (WORDSUM)
TOTAL%
0) 90.4
1) 391.5
2) 622.4
3) 1244.9
4) 2409.4
5) 40215.7
6) 62024.3
7) 45117.7
8) 31312.3
9) 1877.3
10) 1064.2
Missing1289 
TOTAL2553100.0
679) Relationship of first person to head of household (RELATE1)
TOTAL%
1) Head of household3842100.0
TOTAL3842100.0
680) Gender of first person (GENDER1)
TOTAL%
1) Male209454.5
2) Female174845.5
TOTAL3842100.0
681) Age of first person (OLD1)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL369451.29616
682) Marital status of first person (MAR1)
TOTAL%
1) Married188350.1
2) Widowed3459.2
3) Divorced63516.9
4) Separated1263.3
5) Never married77320.5
Missing80 
TOTAL3762100.0
683) Is the first person staying somewhere else right now? (AWAY1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes8100.0
Missing3834 
TOTAL8100.0
684) Where is the first person staying? (WHERE1)
TOTAL%
1) Another household337.5
2) Traveling225.0
3) Institution112.5
4) Other, don't know225.0
Missing3834 
TOTAL8100.0
685) Relationship of second person to head of household (RELATE2)
TOTAL%
2) Spouse182664.6
3) Child47116.7
4) Son or daughter-in-law20.1
5) Grand or great-grandchild90.3
6) Parent or parent-in-law150.5
7) Other relative1384.9
8) Non-relative36612.9
Missing1015 
TOTAL2827100.0
686) Gender of second person (GENDER2)
TOTAL%
1) Male108438.2
2) Female175261.8
Missing1006 
TOTAL2836100.0
687) Age of second person (OLD2)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL272343.97218
688) Marital status of second person (MAR2)
TOTAL%
1) Married187670.2
2) Widowed321.2
3) Divorced1535.7
4) Separated411.5
5) Never married56921.3
Missing1171 
TOTAL2671100.0
689) Is the second person staying somewhere else right now? (AWAY2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes42100.0
Missing3800 
TOTAL42100.0
690) Where is the second person staying? (WHERE2)
TOTAL%
1) Another household818.6
2) Traveling1637.2
3) Institution1739.5
4) Other, don't know24.7
Missing3799 
TOTAL43100.0
691) Relationship of third person to head of household (RELATE3)
TOTAL%
3) Child125787.6
4) Son or daughter-in-law80.6
5) Grand or great-grandchild130.9
6) Parent or parent-in-law120.8
7) Other relative1238.6
8) Non-relative221.5
Missing2407 
TOTAL1435100.0
692) Gender of third person (GENDER3)
TOTAL%
1) Male77854.4
2) Female65145.6
Missing2413 
TOTAL1429100.0
693) Age of third person (OLD3)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL137218.91515
694) Marital status of third person (MAR3)
TOTAL%
1) Married697.8
2) Widowed202.3
3) Divorced384.3
4) Separated192.1
5) Never married74083.5
Missing2956 
TOTAL886100.0
695) Is the third person staying somewhere else right now? (AWAY3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes33100.0
Missing3809 
TOTAL33100.0
696) Where is the third person staying? (WHERE3)
TOTAL%
1) Another household515.2
2) Traveling515.2
3) Institution2163.6
4) Other, don't know26.1
Missing3809 
TOTAL33100.0
697) Relationship of fourth person to head of household (RELATE4)
TOTAL%
3) Child76090.4
5) Grand or great-grandchild50.6
6) Parent or parent-in-law121.4
7) Other relative526.2
8) Non-relative121.4
Missing3001 
TOTAL841100.0
698) Gender of fourth person (GENDER4)
TOTAL%
1) Male42851.7
2) Female40048.3
Missing3014 
TOTAL828100.0
699) Age of fourth person (OLD4)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL80114.6113
700) Marital status of fourth person (MAR4)
TOTAL%
1) Married317.8
2) Widowed92.3
3) Divorced143.5
4) Separated123.0
5) Never married33183.4
Missing3445 
TOTAL397100.0
701) Is the fourth person staying somewhere else right now? (AWAY4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes16100.0
Missing3826 
TOTAL16100.0
702) Where is the fourth person staying? (WHERE4)
TOTAL%
1) Another household212.5
2) Traveling531.3
3) Institution956.3
Missing3826 
TOTAL16100.0
703) Relationship of fifth person to head of household (RELATE5)
TOTAL%
3) Child33488.1
4) Son or daughter-in-law10.3
5) Grand or great-grandchild20.5
6) Parent or parent-in-law92.4
7) Other relative297.7
8) Non-relative41.1
Missing3463 
TOTAL379100.0
704) Gender of fifth person (GENDER5)
TOTAL%
1) Male19150.8
2) Female18549.2
Missing3466 
TOTAL376100.0
705) Age of fifth person (OLD5)
TOTAL%
0) 164.4
1) 205.4
2) 226.0
3) 184.9
4) 215.7
5) 174.6
6) 236.3
7) 133.5
8) 195.2
9) 154.1
10) 226.0
11) 195.2
12) 164.4
13) 184.9
14) 71.9
15) 82.2
16) 164.4
17) 92.5
18) 82.2
19) 71.9
20) 30.8
21) 51.4
22) 41.1
23) 20.5
24) 71.9
25) 61.6
26) 51.4
27) 30.8
30) 10.3
32) 10.3
35) 10.3
46) 10.3
48) 10.3
50) 10.3
51) 10.3
52) 10.3
54) 10.3
55) 10.3
59) 10.3
60) 10.3
68) 10.3
74) 10.3
76) 10.3
78) 10.3
82) 10.3
84) 10.3
Missing3475 
TOTAL367100.0
706) Marital status of fifth person (MAR5)
TOTAL%
1) Married75.3
2) Widowed32.3
3) Divorced43.1
4) Separated53.8
5) Never married11285.5
Missing3711 
TOTAL131100.0
707) Is the fifth person staying somewhere else right now? (AWAY5)
TOTAL%
1) Yes5100.0
Missing3837 
TOTAL5100.0
708) Where is the fifth person staying? (WHERE5)
TOTAL%
2) Traveling240.0
3) Institution360.0
Missing3837 
TOTAL5100.0
709) Relationship of sixth person to head of household (RELATE6)
TOTAL%
3) Child12081.1
4) Son or daughter-in-law10.7
5) Grand or great-grandchild10.7
6) Parent or parent-in-law96.1
7) Other relative1510.1
8) Non-relative21.4
Missing3694 
TOTAL148100.0
710) Gender of sixth person (GENDER6)
TOTAL%
1) Male8356.5
2) Female6443.5
Missing3695 
TOTAL147100.0
711) Age of sixth person (OLD6)
TOTAL%
0) 85.6
1) 139.0
2) 74.9
3) 85.6
4) 85.6
5) 32.1
6) 64.2
7) 64.2
8) 96.3
9) 42.8
10) 85.6
11) 74.9
12) 74.9
13) 85.6
14) 10.7
15) 42.8
16) 32.1
17) 21.4
18) 32.1
19) 21.4
20) 32.1
21) 21.4
22) 32.1
23) 21.4
24) 21.4
25) 10.7
26) 32.1
27) 10.7
28) 10.7
38) 10.7
45) 10.7
50) 10.7
58) 10.7
60) 21.4
64) 10.7
65) 10.7
80) 10.7
Missing3698 
TOTAL144100.0
712) Marital status of sixth person (MAR6)
TOTAL%
1) Married612.2
2) Widowed12.0
3) Divorced36.1
4) Separated24.1
5) Never married3775.5
Missing3793 
TOTAL49100.0
713) Is the sixth person staying somewhere else right now? (AWAY6)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1100.0
Missing3841 
TOTAL1100.0
714) Where is the sixth person staying? (WHERE6)
TOTAL%
3) Institution1100.0
Missing3841 
TOTAL1100.0
715) Relationship of seventh person to head of household (RELATE7)
TOTAL%
3) Child4379.6
5) Grand or great-grandchild23.7
6) Parent or parent-in-law59.3
7) Other relative35.6
8) Non-relative11.9
Missing3788 
TOTAL54100.0
716) Gender of seventh person (GENDER7)
TOTAL%
1) Male2852.8
2) Female2547.2
Missing3789 
TOTAL53100.0
717) Age of seventh person (OLD7)
TOTAL%
0) 35.8
1) 35.8
2) 47.7
3) 59.6
4) 35.8
5) 35.8
7) 47.7
8) 11.9
9) 35.8
10) 23.8
11) 713.5
13) 11.9
14) 11.9
15) 11.9
16) 11.9
17) 11.9
18) 11.9
23) 11.9
24) 11.9
31) 11.9
32) 11.9
46) 11.9
51) 11.9
76) 11.9
88) 11.9
Missing3790 
TOTAL52100.0
718) Marital status of seventh person (MAR7)
TOTAL%
1) Married428.6
2) Widowed214.3
5) Never married857.1
Missing3828 
TOTAL14100.0
719) Relationship of eighth person to head of household (RELATE8)
TOTAL%
3) Child1568.2
6) Parent or parent-in-law313.6
7) Other relative418.2
Missing3820 
TOTAL22100.0
720) Gender of eighth person (GENDER8)
TOTAL%
1) Male1150.0
2) Female1150.0
Missing3820 
TOTAL22100.0
721) Age of eighth person (OLD8)
TOTAL%
0) 419.0
1) 314.3
2) 29.5
5) 14.8
6) 14.8
8) 14.8
9) 29.5
13) 14.8
17) 14.8
21) 14.8
22) 14.8
24) 14.8
25) 14.8
28) 14.8
Missing3821 
TOTAL21100.0
722) Marital status of eighth person (MAR8)
TOTAL%
1) Married114.3
5) Never married685.7
Missing3835 
TOTAL7100.0
723) Relationship of ninth person to head of household (RELATE9)
TOTAL%
3) Child964.3
6) Parent or parent-in-law214.3
7) Other relative321.4
Missing3828 
TOTAL14100.0
724) Gender of ninth person (GENDER9)
TOTAL%
1) Male964.3
2) Female535.7
Missing3828 
TOTAL14100.0
725) Age of ninth person (OLD9)
TOTAL%
1) 17.7
3) 215.4
4) 323.1
5) 17.7
6) 17.7
11) 17.7
19) 17.7
23) 17.7
24) 215.4
Missing3829 
TOTAL13100.0
726) Marital status of ninth person (MAR9)
TOTAL%
1) Married120.0
5) Never married480.0
Missing3837 
TOTAL5100.0
727) Is the ninth person staying somewhere else right now? (AWAY9)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1100.0
Missing3841 
TOTAL1100.0
728) Where is the ninth person staying? (WHERE9)
TOTAL%
3) Institution1100.0
Missing3841 
TOTAL1100.0
729) Relationship of tenth person to head of household (RELATE10)
TOTAL%
3) Child675.0
7) Other relative225.0
Missing3834 
TOTAL8100.0
730) Gender of tenth person (GENDER10)
TOTAL%
1) Male787.5
2) Female112.5
Missing3834 
TOTAL8100.0
731) Age of tenth person (OLD10)
TOTAL%
2) 114.3
4) 228.6
5) 114.3
6) 114.3
19) 114.3
24) 114.3
Missing3835 
TOTAL7100.0
732) Marital status of tenth person (MAR10)
TOTAL%
5) Never married3100.0
Missing3839 
TOTAL3100.0
733) Is the tenth person staying somewhere else right now? (AWAY10)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1100.0
Missing3841 
TOTAL1100.0
734) Where is the tenth person staying? (WHERE10)
TOTAL%
3) Institution1100.0
Missing3841 
TOTAL1100.0
735) Relationship of eleventh person to head of household (RELATE11)
TOTAL%
3) Child2937.7
4) Son or daughter-in-law11.3
5) Grand or great-grandchild33.9
6) Parent or parent-in-law22.6
7) Other relative3444.2
8) Non-relative810.4
Missing3765 
TOTAL77100.0
736) Gender of eleventh person (GENDER11)
TOTAL%
1) Male3849.4
2) Female3950.6
Missing3765 
TOTAL77100.0
737) Age of eleventh person (OLD11)
TOTAL%
1) 11.4
5) 11.4
6) 11.4
7) 11.4
10) 11.4
14) 11.4
15) 11.4
16) 11.4
17) 22.7
19) 34.1
20) 11.4
21) 34.1
22) 22.7
23) 22.7
24) 22.7
25) 22.7
26) 11.4
28) 45.5
29) 11.4
30) 11.4
31) 22.7
32) 34.1
33) 45.5
34) 22.7
35) 34.1
36) 11.4
37) 11.4
39) 11.4
40) 11.4
44) 11.4
46) 11.4
49) 22.7
50) 11.4
52) 22.7
53) 11.4
54) 11.4
57) 11.4
59) 11.4
60) 34.1
61) 11.4
62) 22.7
64) 11.4
66) 11.4
72) 11.4
76) 11.4
80) 11.4
88) 11.4
Missing3769 
TOTAL73100.0
738) Marital status of eleventh person (MAR11)
TOTAL%
1) Married812.1
2) Widowed69.1
3) Divorced1319.7
4) Separated57.6
5) Never married3451.5
Missing3776 
TOTAL66100.0
739) Is the eleventh person staying somewhere else right now? (AWAY11)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1100.0
Missing3841 
TOTAL1100.0
740) Where is the eleventh person staying? (WHERE11)
TOTAL%
1) Another household1100.0
Missing3841 
TOTAL1100.0
741) Relationship of twelfth person to head of household (RELATE12)
TOTAL%
3) Child945.0
7) Other relative840.0
8) Non-relative315.0
Missing3822 
TOTAL20100.0
742) Gender of twelfth person (GENDER12)
TOTAL%
1) Male630.0
2) Female1470.0
Missing3822 
TOTAL20100.0
743) Age of twelfth person (OLD12)
TOTAL%
2) 15.9
3) 317.6
5) 15.9
7) 211.8
8) 15.9
9) 15.9
12) 15.9
19) 15.9
21) 15.9
23) 15.9
25) 15.9
32) 211.8
34) 15.9
Missing3825 
TOTAL17100.0
744) Marital status of twelfth person (MAR12)
TOTAL%
1) Married233.3
5) Never married466.7
Missing3836 
TOTAL6100.0
745) Relationship of thirteenth person to head of household (RELATE13)
TOTAL%
3) Child555.6
7) Other relative444.4
Missing3833 
TOTAL9100.0
746) Gender of thirteenth person (GENDER13)
TOTAL%
1) Male666.7
2) Female333.3
Missing3833 
TOTAL9100.0
747) Age of thirteenth person (OLD13)
TOTAL%
0) 225.0
3) 112.5
4) 112.5
5) 112.5
9) 112.5
27) 112.5
38) 112.5
Missing3834 
TOTAL8100.0
748) Marital status of thirteenth person (MAR13)
TOTAL%
3) Divorced150.0
5) Never married150.0
Missing3840 
TOTAL2100.0
749) Relationship of fourteenth person to head of household (RELATE14)
TOTAL%
6) Parent or parent-in-law150.0
7) Other relative150.0
Missing3840 
TOTAL2100.0
750) Gender of fourteenth person (GENDER14)
TOTAL%
1) Male150.0
2) Female150.0
Missing3840 
TOTAL2100.0
751) Age of fourteenth person (OLD14)
TOTAL%
16) 1100.0
Missing3841 
TOTAL1100.0
752) Marital status of fourteenth person (MAR14)
TOTAL%
5) Never married1100.0
Missing3841 
TOTAL1100.0
753) Relationship of first person to head of household, revised (RELHHD1)
TOTAL%
1) Head of household3842100.0
TOTAL3842100.0
754) Relationship of second person to head of household, revised (RELHHD2)
TOTAL%
2) Spouse182664.6
3) Partner, fiancee, boyfriend, girlfriend, etc.35812.7
4) Child, natural or adopted, stepchild47116.7
5) Grandchild, great-grandchild90.3
6) Son-in-law, daughter-in-law20.1
7) Parent40.1
8) Parent-in-law110.4
9) Grandparent, great-grandparent50.2
10) Uncle or aunt431.5
11) Niece or nephew40.1
13) Brother, sister - full-, half- or step-sibling682.4
14) Sibling-in-law160.6
15) Other relative (great-aunt, grandniece, etc.)20.1
16) Roommate, housemate80.3
Missing1015 
TOTAL2827100.0
755) Relationship of third person to head of household, revised (RELHHD3)
TOTAL%
3) Partner, fiancee, boyfriend, girlfriend, etc.60.4
4) Child, natural or adopted, stepchild125787.6
5) Grandchild, great-grandchild130.9
6) Son-in-law, daughter-in-law80.6
7) Parent20.1
8) Parent-in-law100.7
9) Grandparent, great-grandparent50.3
10) Uncle or aunt292.0
11) Niece or nephew60.4
12) Cousin20.1
13) Brother, sister - full-, half- or step-sibling453.1
14) Sibling-in-law181.3
15) Other relative (great-aunt, grandniece, etc.)181.3
16) Roommate, housemate161.1
Missing2407 
TOTAL1435100.0
756) Relationship of fourth person to head of household, revised (RELHHD4)
TOTAL%
3) Partner, fiancee, boyfriend, girlfriend, etc.20.2
4) Child, natural or adopted, stepchild76090.4
5) Grandchild, great-grandchild50.6
7) Parent30.4
8) Parent-in-law91.1
9) Grandparent, great-grandparent20.2
10) Uncle or aunt91.1
11) Niece or nephew20.2
12) Cousin10.1
13) Brother, sister - full-, half- or step-sibling151.8
14) Sibling-in-law111.3
15) Other relative (great-aunt, grandniece, etc.)121.4
16) Roommate, housemate101.2
Missing3001 
TOTAL841100.0
757) Relationship of fifth person to head of household, revised (RELHHD5)
TOTAL%
3) Partner, fiancee, boyfriend, girlfriend, etc.10.3
4) Child, natural or adopted, stepchild33488.1
5) Grandchild, great-grandchild20.5
6) Son-in-law, daughter-in-law10.3
7) Parent10.3
8) Parent-in-law82.1
9) Grandparent, great-grandparent30.8
10) Uncle or aunt71.8
12) Cousin10.3
13) Brother, sister - full-, half- or step-sibling61.6
14) Sibling-in-law61.6
15) Other relative (great-aunt, grandniece, etc.)61.6
16) Roommate, housemate30.8
Missing3463 
TOTAL379100.0
758) Relationship of sixth person to head of household, revised (RELHHD6)
TOTAL%
3) Partner, fiancee, boyfriend, girlfriend, etc.10.7
4) Child, natural or adopted, stepchild12081.1
5) Grandchild, great-grandchild10.7
6) Son-in-law, daughter-in-law10.7
8) Parent-in-law96.1
9) Grandparent, great-grandparent21.4
10) Uncle or aunt32.0
11) Niece or nephew32.0
13) Brother, sister - full-, half- or step-sibling42.7
14) Sibling-in-law21.4
15) Other relative (great-aunt, grandniece, etc.)10.7
16) Roommate, housemate10.7
Missing3694 
TOTAL148100.0
759) Relationship of seventh person to head of household, revised (RELHHD7)
TOTAL%
4) Child, natural or adopted, stepchild4379.6
5) Grandchild, great-grandchild23.7
8) Parent-in-law59.3
9) Grandparent, great-grandparent11.9
13) Brother, sister - full-, half- or step-sibling11.9
14) Sibling-in-law11.9
16) Roommate, housemate11.9
Missing3788 
TOTAL54100.0
760) Relationship of eighth person to head of household, revised (RELHHD8)
TOTAL%
4) Child, natural or adopted, stepchild1568.2
8) Parent-in-law313.6
10) Uncle or aunt14.5
11) Niece or nephew14.5
12) Cousin14.5
13) Brother, sister - full-, half- or step-sibling14.5
Missing3820 
TOTAL22100.0
761) Relationship of ninth person to head of household, revised (RELHHD9)
TOTAL%
4) Child, natural or adopted, stepchild964.3
8) Parent-in-law214.3
11) Niece or nephew17.1
12) Cousin17.1
13) Brother, sister - full-, half- or step-sibling17.1
Missing3828 
TOTAL14100.0
762) Relationship of tenth person to head of household, revised (RELHHD10)
TOTAL%
4) Child, natural or adopted, stepchild675.0
12) Cousin112.5
13) Brother, sister - full-, half- or step-sibling112.5
Missing3834 
TOTAL8100.0
763) Relationship of eleventh person to head of household, revised (RELHHD11)
TOTAL%
4) Child, natural or adopted, stepchild2937.7
5) Grandchild, great-grandchild33.9
6) Son-in-law, daughter-in-law11.3
8) Parent-in-law22.6
9) Grandparent, great-grandparent11.3
10) Uncle or aunt45.2
11) Niece or nephew67.8
12) Cousin11.3
13) Brother, sister - full-, half- or step-sibling22.6
14) Sibling-in-law1620.8
15) Other relative (great-aunt, grandniece, etc.)45.2
16) Roommate, housemate810.4
Missing3765 
TOTAL77100.0
764) Relationship of twelfth person to head of household, revised (RELHHD12)
TOTAL%
4) Child, natural or adopted, stepchild945.0
9) Grandparent, great-grandparent15.0
11) Niece or nephew15.0
12) Cousin15.0
14) Sibling-in-law210.0
15) Other relative (great-aunt, grandniece, etc.)315.0
16) Roommate, housemate315.0
Missing3822 
TOTAL20100.0
765) Relationship of thirteenth person to head of household, revised (RELHHD13)
TOTAL%
4) Child, natural or adopted, stepchild555.6
9) Grandparent, great-grandparent111.1
11) Niece or nephew222.2
15) Other relative (great-aunt, grandniece, etc.)111.1
Missing3833 
TOTAL9100.0
766) Relationship of fourteenth person to head of household, revised (RELHHD14)
TOTAL%
8) Parent-in-law150.0
9) Grandparent, great-grandparent150.0
Missing3840 
TOTAL2100.0
767) Number in family of person who was household informant (i.e., who provided information on household members). (HEFINFO)
TOTAL%
1) First person202679.8
2) Second person41916.5
3) Third person532.1
4) Fourth person130.5
5) Fifth person20.1
11) Eleventh person30.1
22) Not in household220.9
Missing1304 
TOTAL2538100.0
768) Race of household (HHRACE)
TOTAL%
1) White179771.0
2) Black37314.7
3) American Indian210.8
4) Asiatic, Oriental461.8
5) Other, mixed29411.6
Missing1311 
TOTAL2531100.0
769) Number in family of respondent (RESPNUM)
TOTAL%
1) First person274771.5
2) Second person89323.2
3) Third person1413.7
4) Fourth person300.8
5) Fifth person140.4
6) Sixth person60.2
7) Seventh person20.1
8) Eighth person10.0
9) Ninth person10.0
11) Eleventh person50.1
13) Thirteenth person10.0
Missing1 
TOTAL3841100.0
770) Household type (HHTYPE)
TOTAL%
1) 1 adult, no children100326.4
2) 1 adult, 1+ children1905.0
3) 2 adults, 1 married; no children92224.2
4) 2 adults, 1 married, 1+ children46612.3
5) 2 adults, don't know if married; no children110.3
6) 2 adults, don't know if married; 1+ children150.4
7) 2 adults, unmarried, unrelated, opposite sex; no children1524.0
8) 2 adults, unmarried, unrelated, opposite sex, 1+ children862.3
9) 2 adults, unmarried, unrelated, same sex; no children250.7
10) 2 adults, unmarried, unrelated, same sex; 1+ children30.1
11) 2 adults, unmarried, related; no children1985.2
12) 2 adults, unmarried, related; 1+ children611.6
13) 2 adults, unmarried, don't know if related; no children40.1
21) 3 adults, marital status unsure, related; no children20.1
23) 3 adults, unmarried, related; no children581.5
26) 3 adults, marital status unsure, 2nd person related, 3rd person unrelated; no children50.1
27) 3 adults, unmarried, 2nd person related, 3rd person unrelated; no children230.6
33) 3 adults, 1 married, 2 related; no children60.2
37) 3 adults, 1 married, 2nd person unrelated, 3rd person related, no children20.1
41) 3 adults, 2 married, 2nd person spouse, 3rd person related; no children1564.1
43) 3 adults, 2 married, 2nd person related, 3rd person related; no children60.2
44) 3 adults, 2 married, 2nd person spouse, 3rd person unrelated, no children20.1
48) 3 adults, 2 married, 2 unrelated, no children10.0
51) 3 adults, 3 married, 2nd person spouse, 3rd person related; no children50.1
56) 3 adults, 3 married, 2nd person related, 3rd person unrelated, no children10.0
100) 4+ adults, unmarried, no children421.1
101) 4+ adults, 1 married, no children30.1
102) 4+ adults, 2 married, no children982.6
103) 4+ adults, 3 married, no children30.1
104) 4+ adults, 4+ married, no children110.3
123) 3 adults, unmarried, related, 1+ children140.4
126) 3 adults, unmarried, 2nd person related, 1+ children10.0
127) 3 adults, unmarried, 2nd person unrelated, 3rd person related; 1+ children190.5
131) 3 adults, 1 married, 2nd person spouse, 3rd person related, 1+ children10.0
133) 3 adults, 1 married, 2nd person related, 1+ children40.1
137) 3 adults, 1 married, 2nd person unrelated, 3rd person related, 1+ children20.1
141) 3 adults, 2 married, 2nd person spouse, 3rd person related; 1+ children1012.7
143) 3 adults, 2 married, 2nd person related, 3rd person related, 1+ children70.2
144) 3 adults, 2 married, 2nd person spouse, 3rd person unrelated; 1+ children10.0
151) 3 adults, 3 married, 2nd person spouse, 3rd person related, 1+ children80.2
200) 4+ adults, unmarried, 1+ children180.5
201) 4+ adults, 1 married, 1+ children30.1
202) 4+ adults, 2 married, 1+ children461.2
203) 4+ adults, 3 married, 1+ children50.1
204) 4+ adults, 4+ married, 1+ children140.4
Missing38 
TOTAL3804100.0
771) Household type (condensed) (HHTYPE1)
TOTAL%
1) Married couple, no children120531.7
2) Single parent1905.0
3) Other family, no children2867.5
4) Single adult100326.4
5) Cohabitating couple, no children1524.0
6) Non-family, no children250.7
8) Unsure, no children681.8
11) Married couple with children64817.0
13) Other family with children972.5
15) Cohabitating couple with children862.3
16) Non-family with children30.1
18) Unsure with children411.1
Missing38 
TOTAL3804100.0
772) Number of family generations in household (FAMGEN)
TOTAL%
1) One generation224558.4
2) Two generations, children151839.5
3) Two generations, parents230.6
4) Two generations, grandchildren130.3
5) Three generations, grandchildren160.4
6) Three generations, children, parents260.7
7) Four generations10.0
TOTAL3842100.0
773) Respondent's relationship to household head (RPLACE)
TOTAL%
1) Head of household274771.6
2) Spouse63116.4
3) Child2366.1
4) Son or daughter-in-law30.1
5) Grand or great-grandchild60.2
6) Parent or parent-in-law60.2
7) Other relative741.9
8) Non-relative1353.5
Missing4 
TOTAL3838100.0
774) Is respondent a visitor? (RVISITOR)
TOTAL%
1) Respondent is household member383699.9
2) Respondent is visitor50.1
Missing1 
TOTAL3841100.0
775) Number of visitors in household (VISITORS)
TOTAL%
0) No visitors376598.0
1) One visitor571.5
2) Two visitors110.3
3) Three visitors70.2
4) Four visitors20.1
TOTAL3842100.0
776) Relationship of first person to head of household? (RELHH1)
TOTAL%
1) Head of household3842100.0
TOTAL3842100.0
777) Relationship of second person to head of household? (RELHH2)
TOTAL%
2) Spouse182664.6
3) Partner, girlfriend, boyfriend, etc.35812.7
4) Child, not specified2047.2
5) Grandchild, great grandchild90.3
6) Son-in-law, daughter-in-law20.1
7) Parent40.1
8) Parent-in-law110.4
9) Grandparent, great grandparent50.2
10) Uncle or aunt431.5
11) Niece or nephew40.1
13) Brother, sister (full-, half- or step-sibling)682.4
14) Sibling-in-law160.6
15) Other relative20.1
16) Roommate, housemate80.3
41) Biological child2177.7
42) Adopted child190.7
43) Stepchild311.1
Missing1015 
TOTAL2827100.0
778) Relationship of third person to head of household? (RELHH3)
TOTAL%
3) Partner, fiancé, boyfriend, girlfriend, etc.60.4
4) Child, not specified60442.1
5) Grandchild, great-grandchild130.9
6) Son-in-law, daughter-in-law80.6
7) Parent20.1
8) Parent-in-law100.7
9) Grandparent, great-grandparent50.3
10) Uncle or aunt292.0
11) Niece or nephew60.4
12) Cousin20.1
13) Brother, sister (full-, half- or step-sibling)453.1
14) Sibling-in-law181.3
15) Other relative181.3
16) Roommate, housemate161.1
41) Biological child52636.7
42) Adopted child604.2
43) Stepchild674.7
Missing2407 
TOTAL1435100.0
779) Relationship of fourth person to head of household? (RELHH4)
TOTAL%
3) Partner, girlfriend, boyfriend20.2
4) Child, not specified35342.0
5) Grandchild, great-grandchild50.6
7) Parent30.4
8) Parent-in-law91.1
9) Grandparent, great-grandparent20.2
10) Uncle or aunt91.1
11) Niece or nephew20.2
12) Cousin10.1
13) Brother, sister (full-, half- or step-sibling)151.8
14) Sibling-in-law111.3
15) Other relative121.4
16) Roommate, housemate101.2
41) Biological child32939.1
42) Adopted child455.4
43) Stepchild333.9
Missing3001 
TOTAL841100.0
780) Relationship of fifth person to head of household? (RELHH5)
TOTAL%
3) Partner, girlfriend, boyfriend10.3
4) Child, not specified15139.8
5) Grandchild, great-grandchild20.5
6) Son-in-law, daughter-in-law10.3
7) Parent10.3
8) Parent-in-law82.1
9) Grandparent, great grandparent30.8
10) Uncle or aunt71.8
12) Cousin10.3
13) Brother, sister (full-, half- or step-sibling)61.6
14) Sibling-in-law61.6
15) Other relative61.6
16) Roommate, housemate30.8
41) Biological child15340.4
42) Adopted child164.2
43) Stepchild143.7
Missing3463 
TOTAL379100.0
781) Relationship of sixth person to head of household? (RELHH6)
TOTAL%
3) Partner, girlfriend, boyfriend10.7
4) Child, not specified4731.8
5) Grandchild, great-grandchild10.7
6) Son-in-law, daughter-in-law10.7
8) Parent-in-law96.1
9) Grandparent, great-grandparent21.4
10) Uncle or aunt32.0
11) Niece or nephew32.0
13) Brother, sister (full-, half- or step-sibling)42.7
14) Sibling-in-law21.4
15) Other relative10.7
16) Roommate, housemate10.7
41) Biological child5537.2
42) Adopted child85.4
43) Stepchild106.8
Missing3694 
TOTAL148100.0
782) Relationship of seventh person to head of household? (RELHH7)
TOTAL%
4) Child, not specified1425.9
5) Grandchild, great-grandchild23.7
8) Parent-in-law59.3
9) Grandparent, great-grandparent11.9
13) Brother, sister (full-, half- or step-sibling)11.9
14) Sibling-in-law11.9
16) Roommate, housemate11.9
41) Biological child2444.4
42) Adopted child35.6
43) Stepchild23.7
Missing3788 
TOTAL54100.0
783) Relationship of eighth person to head of household? (RELHH8)
TOTAL%
4) Child, not specified627.3
8) Parent-in-law313.6
10) Uncle or aunt14.5
11) Niece or nephew14.5
12) Cousin14.5
13) Brother, sister14.5
41) Biological child940.9
Missing3820 
TOTAL22100.0
784) Relationship of ninth person to head of household? (RELHH9)
TOTAL%
4) Child, not specified535.7
8) Parent-in-law214.3
11) Niece or nephew17.1
12) Cousin17.1
13) Brother, sister (full-, half- or step-sibling)17.1
41) Biological child428.6
Missing3828 
TOTAL14100.0
785) Relationship of tenth person to head of household? (RELHH10)
TOTAL%
4) Child, not specified337.5
12) Cousin112.5
13) Brother, sister (full-, half- or step-sibling)112.5
41) Biological child337.5
Missing3834 
TOTAL8100.0
786) Relationship of eleventh person to head of household? (RELHH11)
TOTAL%
4) Child, not specified67.8
5) Grandchild, great-grandchild33.9
6) Son-in-law, daughter-in-law11.3
8) Parent-in-law22.6
9) Grandparent, great-grandparent11.3
10) Uncle or aunt45.2
11) Niece or nephew67.8
12) Cousin11.3
13) Brother, sister (full-, half- or step-sibling)22.6
14) Sibling-in-law1620.8
15) Other relative45.2
16) Roommate, housemate810.4
41) Biological child1316.9
42) Adopted child33.9
43) Stepchild79.1
Missing3765 
TOTAL77100.0
787) Relationship of twelfth person to head of household? (RELHH12)
TOTAL%
4) Child, natural or adopted, stepchild15.0
9) Grandparent, great-grandparent15.0
11) Niece or nephew15.0
12) Cousin15.0
14) Sibling-in-law210.0
15) Other relative315.0
16) Roommate, housemate315.0
41) Biological child735.0
42) Adopted child15.0
Missing3822 
TOTAL20100.0
788) Relationship of thirteenth person to head of household? (RELHH13)
TOTAL%
4) Child, not specified111.1
9) Grandparent, great-grandparent111.1
11) Niece or nephew222.2
15) Other relative111.1
41) Biological child444.4
Missing3833 
TOTAL9100.0
789) Relationship of fourteenth person to head of household? (RELHH14)
TOTAL%
8) Parent-in-law150.0
9) Grandparent, great-grandparent150.0
Missing3840 
TOTAL2100.0
790) Relationship of first person to spouse? (RELSP1)
TOTAL%
2) Spouse183284.0
3) Partner, fiance, boyfriend, girlfriend, etc.34816.0
Missing1662 
TOTAL2180100.0
791) Relationship of second person to spouse? (RELSP2)
TOTAL%
1) Spouse/partner of head of household2189100.0
Missing1653 
TOTAL2189100.0
792) Relationship of third person to spouse? (RELSP3)
TOTAL%
4) Child, not specified49144.5
5) Grandchild, great-grandchild171.5
6) Son-in-law, daughter-in-law40.4
7) Parent10.1
8) Parent-in-law60.5
9) Grandparent, great-grandparent10.1
10) Uncle or aunt70.6
11) Niece or nephew80.7
12) Cousin10.1
13) Brother, sister (full-, half- or step-sibling)191.7
14) Sibling-in law121.1
15) Other relative161.4
16) Roommate, housemate100.9
41) Biological child41137.2
42) Adopted child353.2
43) Stepchild655.9
Missing2738 
TOTAL1104100.0
793) Relationship of fourth person to spouse? (RELSP4)
TOTAL%
4) Child, not specified30042.7
5) Grandchild, great-grandchild60.9
7) Parent20.3
8) Parent-in-law81.1
10) Uncle or aunt10.1
11) Niece or nephew20.3
12) Cousin10.1
13) Brother, sister (full-, half- or step-sibling)81.1
14) Sibling-in law121.7
15) Other relative111.6
16) Roommate, housemate101.4
41) Biological child27739.5
42) Adopted child284.0
43) Stepchild365.1
Missing3140 
TOTAL702100.0
794) Relationship of fifth person to spouse? (RELSP5)
TOTAL%
4) Child, not specified13343.6
5) Grandchild, great-grandchild20.7
6) Son-in-law, daughter-in-law20.7
7) Parent20.7
8) Parent-in-law41.3
9) Grandparent, great-grandparent10.3
11) Niece or nephew10.3
12) Cousin10.3
13) Brother, sister (full-, half- or step-sibling)41.3
14) Sibling-in law31.0
15) Other relative (great-aunt, grandniece, etc.)51.6
16) Roommate, housemate41.3
41) Biological child12240.0
42) Adopted child72.3
43) Stepchild144.6
Missing3537 
TOTAL305100.0
795) Relationship of sixth person to spouse? (RELSP6)
TOTAL%
4) Child, not specified4236.2
5) Grandchild, great-grandchild21.7
6) Son-in-law, daughter-in-law10.9
8) Parent-in-law43.4
10) Uncle or aunt21.7
11) Niece or nephew10.9
12) Cousin21.7
13) Brother, sister (full-, half- or step-sibling)10.9
14) Sibling-in law10.9
15) Other relative43.4
16) Roommate, housemate21.7
41) Biological child4236.2
42) Adopted child43.4
43) Stepchild86.9
Missing3726 
TOTAL116100.0
796) Relationship of seventh person to spouse? (RELSP7)
TOTAL%
4) Child, not specified1538.5
5) Grandchild, great-grandchild25.1
8) Parent-in-law25.1
15) Other relative37.7
41) Biological child1435.9
43) Stepchild37.7
Missing3803 
TOTAL39100.0
797) Relationship of eighth person to spouse? (RELSP8)
TOTAL%
4) Child, not specified426.7
8) Parent-in-law16.7
10) Uncle or aunt16.7
12) Niece or nephew16.7
15) Other relative16.7
41) Biological child640.0
43) Stepchild16.7
Missing3827 
TOTAL15100.0
798) Relationship of ninth person to spouse? (RELSP9)
TOTAL%
4) Child, not specified444.4
8) Parent-in-law222.2
10) Uncle or aunt111.1
41) Biological child222.2
Missing3833 
TOTAL9100.0
799) Relationship of tenth person to spouse? (RELSP10)
TOTAL%
4) Child, not specified266.7
41) Biological child133.3
Missing3839 
TOTAL3100.0
800) Relationship of eleventh person to spouse? (RELSP11)
TOTAL%
4) Child, not specified25.6
5) Grandchild, great-grandchild25.6
6) Son-in-law, daughter-in-law12.8
8) Parent-in-law25.6
9) Grandparent, great-grandparent12.8
10) Uncle or aunt411.1
14) Sibling-in law38.3
15) Other relative (great-aunt, grandniece, etc.)25.6
16) Roommate, housemate719.4
41) Biological child822.2
42) Adopted child25.6
43) Stepchild25.6
Missing3806 
TOTAL36100.0
801) Relationship of twelfth person to spouse? (RELSP12)
TOTAL%
4) Child, not specified19.1
9) Grandparent, great-grandparent19.1
11) Niece or nephew19.1
15) Other relative (great-aunt, grandniece, etc.)218.2
16) Roommate, housemate218.2
41) Biological child327.3
42) Adopted child19.1
Missing3831 
TOTAL11100.0
802) Relationship of thirteenth person to spouse? (RELSP13)
TOTAL%
4) Child, not specified116.7
9) Grandparent, great-grandparent116.7
10) Uncle or aunt116.7
16) Roommate, housemate116.7
41) Biological child233.3
Missing3836 
TOTAL6100.0
803) Relationship of fourteenth person to spouse? (RELSP14)
TOTAL%
8) Parent-in-law150.0
9) Grandparent, great-grandparent150.0
Missing3840 
TOTAL2100.0
804) Date of interview (DATEINTV)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL3842586.537169
805) Respondent's Occupation, 1980 Census and 1988 ISCO Code (ISCO88)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL37014302.6782520
806) Respondent's Father's Occupation, 1980 Census and 1988 ISCO Code (PAISCO88)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL31014899.5013024
807) Respondent's Mother's Occupation, 1980 Census and 1988 ISCO Code (MAISCO88)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL25944611.1552379
808) Respondent's Spouse's Occupation, 1980 Census and 1988 ISCO Code (SPISCO88)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL18604260.0812577
809) Do you expect the United States to fight in another war within the next 10 years? (USWAR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes101880.6
2) No24519.4
Missing2579 
TOTAL1263100.0
810) Do you expect the United States to fight in another world war within the next 10 years? (USWARY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes67156.7
2) No51343.3
Missing2658 
TOTAL1184100.0
811) Some workers must respond to coworkers, supervisors, managers, customers, or clients about work-related matters when they are not working. These contacts may be by phone, text, instant message, email, etc. How often are you contacted about work related matters when you are not working? (WKCONTCT)
TOTAL%
1) Never40132.4
2) Less than once a month21417.3
3) Once or twice a month19415.7
4) Once a week1199.6
5) Several times a week20216.3
6) Once a day423.4
7) Two or more times a day655.3
Missing2605 
TOTAL1237100.0
812) How comfortable are you talking with your supervisor about conflicts between work and personal or family life (TALKSPVS)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all comfortable13913.6
2) A little11911.6
3) Somewhat26225.6
4) Very33732.9
5) Extremely16616.2
Missing2819 
TOTAL1023100.0
813) How effectively does your supervisor work with employees to creatively solve conflicts between work and personal or family life... (EFFCTSUP)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all effective939.3
2) A little15815.8
3) Somewhat28828.7
4) Very33933.8
5) Extremely12512.5
Missing2839 
TOTAL1003100.0
814) Birth cohort of respondent (COHORT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL38181964.16217
815) Astrological sign of respondent (ZODIAC)
TOTAL%
1) Aries3098.4
2) Taurus2827.7
3) Gemini3068.3
4) Cancer2938.0
5) Leo3268.9
6) Virgo3469.4
7) Libra3319.0
8) Scorpio3158.6
9) Sagittarius2907.9
10) Capricorn3018.2
11) Aquarius2747.4
12) Pisces3108.4
Missing159 
TOTAL3683100.0
816) Interviewer, are you Spanish, Hispanic or Latino/Latina? Which group are you from: Mexican, Mexican American, Chicano/Chicana, Puerto Rican, Cuban or other? Please specify other. (INTHISP)
TOTAL%
1) Not Hispanic347490.8
2) Mexican, Mexican American, Chicano/a1664.3
3) Puerto Rican421.1
4) Cuban451.2
5) Salvadorian10.0
41) South American10.0
50) Other, specify952.5
Missing18 
TOTAL3824100.0
817) Interviewer: What is your race? Indicate one or more races that you consider yourself to be. First mention. (INTRACE1)
TOTAL%
1) White328886.6
2) Black or African American39610.4
3) American Indian or Alaskan Native190.5
4) Asian Indian100.3
5) Chinese20.1
8) Korean260.7
10) Other Asian70.2
11) Native Hawaiian10.0
15) Some other race320.8
16) Hispanic170.4
Missing44 
TOTAL3798100.0
818) Interviewer: What is your race? Indicate one or more races that you consider yourself to be. Second mention. (INTRACE2)
TOTAL%
0) Inapplicable371696.8
1) White210.5
2) Black or African American150.4
3) American Indian or Alaskan Native180.5
6) Filipino10.0
14) Other Pacific Islander10.0
15) Some other race30.1
16) Hispanic651.7
Missing2 
TOTAL3840100.0
819) Interviewer: What is your race? Indicate one or more races that you consider yourself to be. Third mention. (INTRACE3)
TOTAL%
1) White133.3
2) Black or African American133.3
15) Some other race133.3
Missing3839 
TOTAL3100.0
820) What other persons were present during the interview? Presence of others: children under six (WHOELSE1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes3529.2
2) No348490.8
Missing6 
TOTAL3836100.0
821) What other persons were present during the interview? Presence of others: older children (WHOELSE2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes3198.3
2) No351791.7
Missing6 
TOTAL3836100.0
822) What other persons were present during the interview? Presence of others: spouse/partner (WHOELSE3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes56814.8
2) No326885.2
Missing6 
TOTAL3836100.0
823) What other persons were present during the interview? Presence of others: other relatives (WHOELSE4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1764.6
2) No366095.4
Missing6 
TOTAL3836100.0
824) What other persons were present during the interview? Presence of others: other adults (WHOELSE5)
TOTAL%
1) Yes2907.6
2) No354692.4
Missing6 
TOTAL3836100.0
825) What other persons were present during the interview? Presence of others: no one (WHOELSE6)
TOTAL%
1) Yes240362.6
2) No143337.4
Missing6 
TOTAL3836100.0
826) Interviewer's ID (INTID)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL384276.59342
827) Was a respondent incentive or fee used as part of getting this case? (FEEUSED)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, money</