General Social Survey, 2016 - Instructional Dataset

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) GSS year for this respondent (YEAR)
TOTAL%
2016) 2867100.0
TOTAL2867100.0
2) Respondent's ID number (ID)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL28671434828
3) Last week were you working full time, part time, going to school, keeping house, or what? (WRKSTAT)
TOTAL%
1) Working full time132146.1
2) Working part time34512.0
3) With a job, but not at work because of temporary illness, vacation, strike572.0
4) Unemployed, laid off, looking for work1184.1
5) Retired57420.0
6) In school762.7
7) Keeping house2849.9
8) Other893.1
9) No answer30.1
TOTAL2867100.0
4) If working, full or part time, how many hours did you work last week, at all jobs? (HRS1)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL166941.71216
5) If with a job, but not at work: How many hours a week do you usually work, at all jobs? (HRS2)
TOTAL%
8) 811.7
10) 1023.3
15) 1511.7
16) 1611.7
20) 2023.3
30) 30813.3
32) 3211.7
36) 3611.7
40) 402440.0
45) 4546.7
48) 4811.7
50) 5058.3
60) 6023.3
65) 6523.3
99) No answer58.3
Missing2807 
TOTAL60100.0
6) If retired, in school, keeping house, or other, did you ever work for as long as one year? (EVWORK)
TOTAL%
1) Yes93390.9
2) No908.8
9) No answer30.3
Missing1841 
TOTAL1026100.0
7) Are/were you self-employed or do/did you work for someone else? (WRKSLF)
TOTAL%
1) Self-employed29610.7
2) Someone else247289.0
8) Don't know40.1
9) No answer50.2
Missing90 
TOTAL2777100.0
8) Are/were you employed by the federal, state, or local government or by a private employer (including non-profit organizations)? (WRKGOVT)
TOTAL%
1) Government58521.1
2) Private employer212276.4
8) Don't know541.9
9) No answer160.6
Missing90 
TOTAL2777100.0
9) Respondent's occupation code from the 2010 Census Occupation Classification system (OCC10)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL27774304.5632617
10) Respondent's occupational prestige score (2010) (PRESTG10)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL274744.1313
11) Respondent's occupational prestige score using threshold method (2010) (PRESTG105PLUS) (PRSTG105)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL274748.14426
12) Respondent's occupation, prestige, and industry (INDUS10)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL27776508.4442690
13) Are you currently married, widowed, divorced, separated, or have you never been married? (MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Married121242.3
2) Widowed2518.8
3) Divorced49517.3
4) Separated1023.6
5) Never married80628.1
9) No answer10.0
TOTAL2867100.0
14) Marital type (MARTYPE)
TOTAL%
1) Marriage between a man and a woman119598.8
2) Marriage between people of the same gender151.2
Missing1657 
TOTAL1210100.0
15) If currently married or widowed, have you ever been divorced or legally separated? (DIVORCE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes37425.5
2) No108474.0
9) No answer60.4
Missing1403 
TOTAL1464100.0
16) If currently married, separated, or divorced: Have you ever been widowed? (WIDOWED)
TOTAL%
1) Yes522.9
2) No175496.9
9) No answer40.2
Missing1057 
TOTAL1810100.0
17) Last week, was your wife/husband working full-time, part-time, going to school, keeping house, or what? (SPWRKSTA)
TOTAL%
1) Working full-time65854.2
2) Working part-time967.9
3) With a job, but not at work because of temporary illness, vacation, or strike231.9
4) Unemployed, laid off, looking for work231.9
5) Retired22218.3
6) In school110.9
7) Keeping house14612.0
8) Other242.0
9) No answer100.8
Missing1654 
TOTAL1213100.0
18) If working, full- or part-time: How many hours did (he/she) work last week, at all jobs? (SPHRS1)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL76444.316
19) If with a job, but not at work: How many hours a week does (he/she) work last week, at all jobs? (SPHRS2)
TOTAL%
30) 3026.1
32) 3213.0
40) 401339.4
45) 4513.0
50) 50412.1
60) 6013.0
98) Don't know13.0
99) No answer1030.3
Missing2834 
TOTAL33100.0
20) If retired, in school, keeping house, or other: Did [your spouse] ever work for as long as one year? (SPEVWORK)
TOTAL%
1) Yes36688.6
2) No379.0
8) Don't know10.2
9) No answer92.2
Missing2454 
TOTAL413100.0
21) Last week was your partner working full time, part time, going to school, keeping house, or what? (COWRKSTA)
TOTAL%
1) Working full-time14755.7
2) Working part-time2911.0
3) With a job, but not at work because of temporary illness, vacation, or strike51.9
4) Unemployed, laid off, looking for work145.3
5) Retired218.0
6) In school83.0
7) Keeping house3513.3
8) Other51.9
Missing2603 
TOTAL264100.0
22) Is/was your partner self-employed or does/did they work for somebody else? (COWRKSLF)
TOTAL%
1) Self-employed2711.0
2) Someone else21487.3
8) Don't know10.4
9) No answer31.2
Missing2622 
TOTAL245100.0
23) Partner ever work as long as a year (COEVWORK)
TOTAL%
1) Yes5373.6
2) No1622.2
8) Don't know34.2
Missing2795 
TOTAL72100.0
24) Number of hours partner worked last week (COHRS1)
TOTAL%
12) 1221.1
15) 1531.7
16) 1610.6
20) 2052.9
24) 2431.7
25) 2531.7
26) 2621.1
27) 2710.6
28) 2810.6
30) 30116.3
33) 3310.6
34) 3410.6
35) 3542.3
36) 3631.7
37) 3742.3
39) 3910.6
40) 406637.9
42) 4221.1
43) 4321.1
45) 4542.3
46) 4610.6
47) 4710.6
48) 4831.7
49) 4910.6
50) 50126.9
55) 5542.3
60) 60179.8
62) 6210.6
65) 6510.6
70) 7063.4
72) 7210.6
80) 8031.7
89) 89 plus hours21.1
98) Don't know10.6
Missing2693 
TOTAL174100.0
25) Number of hours partner usually works a week (COHRS2)
TOTAL%
34) 120.0
40) 240.0
50) 120.0
52) 120.0
Missing2862 
TOTAL5100.0
26) Is/was your spouse self-employed or does/did they work for someone else? (SPWRKSLF)
TOTAL%
1) Self-employed14912.7
2) Someone else101586.4
9) No answer110.9
Missing1692 
TOTAL1175100.0
27) Spouse's occupation code from the 2010 Census Occupational Classification system (SPOCC10)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL11754329.3852809
28) Spouse occupational prestige score (2010) (SPPRES10)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL138344.92414
29) Spouse occupational prestige score using threshold method (2010) (SPPRES105PLUS) (SPPRS105)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL138349.97126
30) Spouse's industry code from the NAICS 2007 (SPIND10)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL11756341.8962787
31) Respondent Census Occupation Code (2010) (COOCC10)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL2455058.5922764
32) Respondent's industry code (NAICS 2007) (COIND10)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL2456041.2242988
33) Partner's occupational prestige score (2010) (COPRES10)
TOTAL%
17) 10.4
20) 20.8
21) 31.3
22) 31.3
23) 10.4
24) 72.9
25) 83.3
26) 20.8
27) 31.3
28) 104.2
30) 10.4
31) 187.5
32) 104.2
33) 72.9
34) 20.8
35) 2610.9
36) 52.1
37) 41.7
38) 145.9
39) 72.9
40) 20.8
42) 52.1
43) 10.4
44) 52.1
45) 114.6
46) 31.3
47) 62.5
48) 83.3
49) 93.8
50) 52.1
51) 83.3
52) 10.4
53) 41.7
54) 10.4
55) 20.8
56) 20.8
58) 10.4
59) 52.1
60) 72.9
61) 20.8
62) 10.4
63) 10.4
64) 62.5
65) 20.8
68) 10.4
69) 10.4
74) 31.3
80) 20.8
Missing2628 
TOTAL239100.0
34) Was [your father] self-employed or did he work for someone else? (PAWRKSLF)
TOTAL%
1) Self-employed53823.2
2) Someone else175075.5
8) Don't know180.8
9) No answer130.6
Missing548 
TOTAL2319100.0
35) 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? (PAOCC10)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL28674144.5663525
36) Father's occupational prestige score (2010) (PAPRES10)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL224343.7913
37) Father's occupational prestige score using threshold method (2010) (PAPRS105)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL225648.03924
38) Father's industry (PAIND10)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL28673843.5143519
39) Was [your mother] self-employed or did she work for someone else? (MAWRKSLF)
TOTAL%
1) Self-employed22511.0
2) Someone else181388.5
8) Don't know50.2
9) No answer50.2
Missing819 
TOTAL2048100.0
40) 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? (MAOCC10)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL20474667.062312
41) Mother's occupational prestige score (2010) (MAPRES10)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL199141.94313
42) Mother's occupational prestige score using threshold method (2010) (MAPRES105PLUS) (MAPRS105)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL199143.53726
43) What kind of place did she work for? What did they (make/do)? (MAIND10)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL20476890.0532487
44) 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) 01304.5
1) 155019.2
2) 259620.8
3) 345215.8
4) 431911.1
5) 52067.2
6) 61615.6
7) 71284.5
8) 8903.1
9) 9722.5
10) 10391.4
11) 11391.4
12) 12270.9
13) 13230.8
14) 1470.2
15) 1520.1
16) 1630.1
17) 1740.1
18) 1830.1
20) 2020.1
21) 2130.1
22) 2220.1
23) 2310.0
27) 2710.0
28) 2810.0
43) 4310.0
98) Don't know20.1
99) No answer30.1
TOTAL2867100.0
45) 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) 079727.8
1) 145916.0
2) 273325.6
3) 346716.3
4) 42137.4
5) 5923.2
6) 6511.8
7) 7250.9
8) Eight or more220.8
9) Don't know/No answer80.3
TOTAL2867100.0
46) Respondent's age (AGE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL286749.3318
47) How old were you when your first child was born? (AGEKDBRN)
TOTAL%
9) 910.0
12) 1210.0
13) 1340.2
14) 14120.6
15) 15160.8
16) 16673.2
17) 17844.1
18) 181356.5
19) 191658.0
20) 201647.9
21) 211708.2
22) 221155.6
23) 231246.0
24) 241014.9
25) 251447.0
26) 261095.3
27) 27894.3
28) 28763.7
29) 29713.4
30) 30974.7
31) 31502.4
32) 32552.7
33) 33412.0
34) 34311.5
35) 35381.8
36) 36190.9
37) 37180.9
38) 38130.6
39) 39130.6
40) 40150.7
41) 4140.2
42) 4250.2
43) 4320.1
44) 4410.0
45) 4530.1
46) 4620.1
47) 4710.0
98) Don't know30.1
99) No answer110.5
Missing797 
TOTAL2070100.0
48) What is the highest grade in elementary school or high school that you finished and got credit for? (EDUC)
TOTAL%
0) No formal schooling20.1
1) 1st grade30.1
2) 2nd grade30.1
3) 3rd grade30.1
4) 4th grade20.1
5) 5th grade40.1
6) 6th grade311.1
7) 7th grade180.6
8) 8th grade481.7
9) 9th grade592.1
10) 10th grade903.1
11) 11th grade1184.1
12) 12th grade82428.7
13) 1 year of college2428.4
14) 2 years35912.5
15) 3 years1374.8
16) 6 years48516.9
17) 5 years1083.8
18) 6 years1495.2
19) 7 years632.2
20) 8 years1103.8
98) Don't know10.0
99) No answer80.3
TOTAL2867100.0
49) What is the highest grade in elementary school or high school that your father finished and got credit for? (PAEDUC)
TOTAL%
0) No formal school431.9
1) 1st grade80.3
2) 2nd grade110.5
3) 3rd grade401.7
4) 4th grade261.1
5) 5th grade241.0
6) 6th grade803.5
7) 7th grade321.4
8) 8th grade1576.8
9) 9th grade602.6
10) 10th grade743.2
11) 11th grade652.8
12) 12th grade77433.4
13) 1 year of college723.1
14) 2 years1476.3
15) 3 years351.5
16) 6 years27411.8
17) 5 years281.2
18) 6 years672.9
19) 7 years160.7
20) 8 years592.5
98) Don't know2219.5
99) No answer40.2
Missing550 
TOTAL2317100.0
50) What is the highest grade in elementary school or high school that your mother finished and got credit for? (MAEDUC)
TOTAL%
0) No formal school592.1
1) 1st grade50.2
2) 2nd grade110.4
3) 3rd grade271.0
4) 4th grade160.6
5) 5th grade321.2
6) 6th grade772.8
7) 7th grade291.0
8) 8th grade1826.6
9) 9th grade612.2
10) 10th grade983.5
11) 11th grade863.1
12) 12th grade105538.1
13) 1 year of college1003.6
14) 2 years2368.5
15) 3 years531.9
16) 6 years30210.9
17) 5 years200.7
18) 6 years893.2
19) 7 years100.4
20) 8 years331.2
98) Don't know1806.5
99) No answer50.2
Missing101 
TOTAL2766100.0
51) 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 school20.2
3) 3rd grade30.2
4) 4th grade10.1
5) 5th grade40.3
6) 6th grade131.1
7) 7th grade30.2
8) 8th grade151.2
9) 9th grade181.5
10) 10th grade302.5
11) 11th grade302.5
12) 12th grade38932.1
13) 1 year of college857.0
14) 2 years13611.2
15) 3 years383.1
16) 6 years23119.0
17) 5 years373.1
18) 6 years947.7
19) 7 years312.6
20) 8 years352.9
98) Don't know110.9
99) No answer70.6
Missing1654 
TOTAL1213100.0
52) Highest year school completed, partner (COEDUC)
TOTAL%
3) 3rd grade10.4
4) 4th grade10.4
6) 6th grade41.5
7) 7th grade10.4
8) 8th grade41.5
9) 9th grade83.0
10) 10th grade93.4
11) 11th grade166.1
12) 12th grade10037.9
13) 1 year of college249.1
14) 2 years228.3
15) 3 years83.0
16) 6 years3011.4
17) 5 years103.8
18) 6 years41.5
19) 7 years41.5
20) 8 years83.0
98) Don't know72.7
99) No answer31.1
Missing2603 
TOTAL264100.0
53) Partners highest degree (CODEG)
TOTAL%
0) Less than high school3613.6
1) High school15458.3
2) Associate/Junior college207.6
3) Bachelor's3412.9
4) Graduate155.7
8) Don't know51.9
Missing2603 
TOTAL264100.0
54) Do you have any college degrees? (If yes: what degree or degrees?) Code highest degree earned (DEGREE)
TOTAL%
0) Less than high school32811.4
1) High school146151.0
2) Associate/Junior college2167.5
3) Bachelor's53618.7
4) Graduate31811.1
9) No answer80.3
TOTAL2867100.0
55) Does [your father] have any college degrees? (If yes: what degree or degrees?) Code highest degree earned (PADEG)
TOTAL%
0) Less than high school66328.6
1) High school101043.6
2) Associate/Junior college642.8
3) Bachelor's27311.8
4) Graduate1596.9
8) Don't know1436.2
9) No answer50.2
Missing550 
TOTAL2317100.0
56) Does [your mother] have any college degrees? (If yes: what degree or degrees?) Code highest degree earned (MADEG)
TOTAL%
0) Less than high school73626.6
1) High school134948.8
2) Associate/Junior college1445.2
3) Bachelor's29210.6
4) Graduate1465.3
8) Don't know973.5
9) No answer20.1
Missing101 
TOTAL2766100.0
57) Does [your spouse] have any college degrees? (If yes: what degree or degrees?) Code highest degree earned (SPDEG)
TOTAL%
0) Less than high school1139.3
1) High school57847.7
2) Associate/Junior college897.3
3) Bachelor's26121.5
4) Graduate16313.4
8) Don't know60.5
9) No answer30.2
Missing1654 
TOTAL1213100.0
58) What was your major or field of study when you received your (respondent's college degree) degree? First mention (MAJOR1)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL107229.73821
59) What was your major or field of study when you received your (respondent's college degree) degree? Second mention (MAJOR2)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL22431.36621
60) 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 diploma223788.1
2) GED2459.6
3) Other411.6
8) Don't know10.0
9) No answer150.6
Missing328 
TOTAL2539100.0
61) 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 diploma118189.9
2) GED1199.1
3) Other100.8
8) Don't know40.3
Missing1553 
TOTAL1314100.0
62) Was that a diploma awarded by (RESPONDENT'S PARNER'S) high school at graduation at the end of 12th grade, a GED awarded after (RESPONDENT'S PARTNER) took a test, or something else? (CODIPGED)
TOTAL%
1) High school diploma19687.9
2) GED2310.3
3) Other31.3
8) Don't know10.4
Missing2644 
TOTAL223100.0
63) In what year did you receive your high school degree? (WHENHS)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL5882153.0241134
64) In what year did you receive [college name] degree? (WHENCOL)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL10802150.7561106
65) 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) Yes52231.6
2) No112668.2
8) Don't know40.2
Missing1215 
TOTAL1652100.0
66) If yes to VOEDCOL: What institution was that? (VOEDNME1)
TOTAL%
2) High school101.9
3) Company/Business81.5
4) Vocational School/Trades/Technical (not High School, not College)6512.4
5) Secretarial School40.8
6) Adult Education/School10.2
7) Medical/Nursing/Health/Dental/Hospital244.6
8) Union20.4
9) Armed Forces142.7
10) College/University23645.0
11) Art/Design20.4
12) Business College (not Business School at a university)122.3
13) Home Study/Correspondence20.4
14) Job Corp61.1
15) Beauty School/Cosmetology183.4
16) Insurance, Real Estate, Finance, Executive Management193.6
17) Police/Fire Academy; Training71.3
18) Development Center10.2
19) Career Center40.8
20) Foreign College/University122.3
30) Other305.7
40) Unable to code response, unclear, not identifiable305.7
98) Unknown, uncodable142.7
99) No answer30.6
Missing2343 
TOTAL524100.0
67) Did you complete any courses for credit at an institution such as a business college, technical, or vocational school? (VOEDNCOL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes35032.2
2) No73867.8
Missing1779 
TOTAL1088100.0
68) If yes to VOEDNCOL: What institution was that? (VOEDNME2)
TOTAL%
1) Jail/Prison10.3
2) High School185.1
3) Company/Business92.6
4) Vocational School/Trades/Technical (not High School not College)5114.6
5) Secretarial School30.9
7) Medical/Nursing/Health/Dental/Hospital133.7
8) Union61.7
9) Armed Forces123.4
10) College/University15544.3
11) Art/Design10.3
12) Business College (not Business School at a university)92.6
13) Home Study/Correspondence20.6
14) Job Corp41.1
15) Beauty School/Cosmetology236.6
16) Insurance, Real Estate, Finance, Executive Management41.1
17) Police/Fire Academy; Training20.6
19) Career Center20.6
20) Foreign College/University41.1
30) Other10.3
40) Unable to code response, unclear, not identifiable195.4
98) Unknown, uncodable113.1
Missing2517 
TOTAL350100.0
69) Respondent's sex (SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Male127644.5
2) Female159155.5
TOTAL2867100.0
70) What race do you consider yourself? (RACE)
TOTAL%
1) White210073.2
2) Black49017.1
3) Other2779.7
TOTAL2867100.0
71) 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 farm30410.6
2) On a farm2348.2
3) In a small city or town (under 50,000)97934.1
4) In a medium-size city (50,000-250,000)49317.2
5) In a suburb near a large city41314.4
6) In a large city (over 250,000)43815.3
8) Don't know40.1
9) No answer20.1
TOTAL2867100.0
72) In what state or foreign country were you living when you were 16 years old? (REG16)
TOTAL%
0) Foreign country2498.7
1) New England1595.5
2) Middle Atlantic37112.9
3) East North Central55219.3
4) West North Central1856.5
5) South Atlantic43515.2
6) East South Central1876.5
7) West South Central2438.5
8) Mountain1475.1
9) Pacific33911.8
TOTAL2867100.0
73) When you were 16 years old, were you living in this same (city/town/county)? (MOBILE16)
TOTAL%
1) Same state, same city104636.5
2) Same state, different city80628.1
3) Different state101435.4
9) No answer10.0
TOTAL2867100.0
74) 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) Other1204.2
1) Both own mother and father184564.4
2) Father and stepmother401.4
3) Mother and stepfather1705.9
4) Father only802.8
5) Mother only48917.1
6) Some other male relative (No female head)100.3
7) Some other female relative (No male head)411.4
8) Other arrangement with relatives (e.g., aunt and uncle, grandparents)702.4
9) No answer20.1
TOTAL2867100.0
75) If not living with both own mother and father: What happened? (FAMDIF16)
TOTAL%
1) One or both parents died19519.1
2) Parents divorced or separated58156.8
3) Father absent in armed forces40.4
4) One or both parents in institution131.3
5) Other21521.0
8) Don't know20.2
9) No answer121.2
Missing1845 
TOTAL1022100.0
76) Did your mother ever work for pay for as long as a year, while you were growing up? (MAWRKGRW)
TOTAL%
1) Yes204473.9
2) No70325.4
8) Don't know170.6
9) No answer30.1
Missing100 
TOTAL2767100.0
77) 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 average30310.6
2) Below average79427.7
3) Average114640.0
4) Above average50117.5
5) Far above average582.0
8) Don't know531.8
9) No answer120.4
TOTAL2867100.0
78) Were you born in this country? (BORN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes250787.4
2) No35512.4
9) No answer50.2
TOTAL2867100.0
79) Were both your parents born in this country? (PARBORN)
TOTAL%
0) Both born in U.S.223878.1
1) Mother yes, father no923.2
2) Mother no, father yes842.9
3) Mother yes, father don't know50.2
4) Mother no, father don't know20.1
5) Mother don't know, father yes10.0
6) Mother don't know, father no10.0
7) Don't know for both20.1
8) Neither born in U.S.42915.0
9) No answer130.5
TOTAL2867100.0
80) How many grandparents were born outside the United States? (GRANBORN)
TOTAL%
0) All in the U.S.160958.9
1) One1977.2
2) Two28410.4
3) Three491.8
4) Four56420.7
8) Don't know200.7
9) No answer80.3
Missing136 
TOTAL2731100.0
81) Number of persons in household (HOMPOP)
TOTAL%
1) 85029.6
2) 106937.3
3) 43615.2
4) 2789.7
5) 1394.8
6) 582.0
7) 190.7
8) 90.3
9) 70.2
10) 10.0
11) 10.0
TOTAL2867100.0
82) Number of members under six years of age (BABIES)
TOTAL%
0) 0255088.9
1) 11926.7
2) 2863.0
3) 3130.5
4) 420.1
9) No answer240.8
TOTAL2867100.0
83) Number of members six to 12 years (PRETEEN)
TOTAL%
0) 0249787.1
1) 12298.0
2) 2863.0
3) 3230.8
4) 460.2
9) No answer260.9
TOTAL2867100.0
84) Number of members 13 to 17 years old (TEENS)
TOTAL%
0) 0252087.9
1) 12378.3
2) 2762.7
3) 3140.5
4) 430.1
9) No answer170.6
TOTAL2867100.0
85) Number of members over 17 years old (ADULTS)
TOTAL%
1) 199434.7
2) 2143650.1
3) 331711.1
4) 4883.1
5) 5230.8
6) 660.2
8) Eight or more20.1
9) No answer10.0
TOTAL2867100.0
86) How many persons in the household are not related to you in any way? (UNRELAT)
TOTAL%
0) 0158786.2
1) 11759.5
2) 2532.9
3) 3160.9
4) 450.3
5) 510.1
9) No answer50.3
Missing1025 
TOTAL1842100.0
87) 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) 057119.9
1) 1110438.5
2) 289131.1
3) 31806.3
4) 4822.9
5) 5170.6
6) 610.0
7) 710.0
8) Eight or more10.0
9) No answer190.7
TOTAL2867100.0
88) In which of these groups did your total family income, from all sources, fall last year before taxes, that is? (INCOME)
TOTAL%
1) Under $1,000391.4
2) $1,000 to 2,999401.4
3) $3,000 to 3,999210.7
4) $4,000 to 4,999150.5
5) $5,000 to 5,999190.7
6) $6,000 to 6,999150.5
7) $7,000 to 7,999220.8
8) $8,000 to 9,999471.6
9) $10,000 to 14,9991605.6
10) $15,000 to 19,9991294.5
11) $20,000 to 24,9991986.9
12) $25,000 or over172860.3
13) Refused30010.5
98) Don't know1344.7
TOTAL2867100.0
89) [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 $1,000251.4
2) $1,000 to 2,999512.9
3) $3,000 to 3,999321.8
4) $4,000 to 4,999301.7
5) $5,000 to 5,999311.8
6) $6,000 to 6,999311.8
7) $7,000 to 7,999241.4
8) $8,000 to 9,999342.0
9) $10,000 to 14,999965.5
10) $15,000 to 19,9991126.5
11) $20,000 to 24,9991388.0
12) $25,000 or over97756.4
13) Refused1367.9
98) Don't know140.8
Missing1136 
TOTAL1731100.0
90) In which of these groups did your total family income, from all sources, fall last year before taxes, that is? (INCOME16)
TOTAL%
1) Under $1,000361.3
2) $1,000 to $2,999351.2
3) $3,000 to $3,999240.8
4) $4,000 to $4,999130.5
5) $5,000 to $5,999190.7
6) $6,000 to $6,999150.5
7) $7,000 to $7,999230.8
8) $8,000 to $9,999481.7
9) $10,000 to $12,499883.1
10) $12,500 to $14,999712.5
11) $15,000 to $17,499652.3
12) $17,500 to $19,999652.3
13) $20,000 to $22,499953.3
14) $22,500 to $24,9991013.5
15) $25,000 to $29,9991154.0
16) $30,000 to $34,9991314.6
17) $35,000 to $39,9991264.4
18) $40,000 to $49,9992187.6
19) $50,000 to $59,9992077.2
20) $60,000 to $74,9992589.0
21) $75,000 to $89,9992147.5
22) $90,000 to $109,9991796.2
23) $110,000 to $129,9991264.4
24) $130,000 to $149,999993.5
25) $150,000 to $169,999612.1
26) $170,000 or over1645.7
27) Refused1374.8
98) Don't know1344.7
TOTAL2867100.0
91) In which of these groups did your earnings from all sources for [last year] fall? That is, before taxes or other deductions. (RINCOM16)
TOTAL%
1) Under $1,000251.4
2) $1,000 to $2,999512.9
3) $3,000 to $3,999321.8
4) $4,000 to $4,999301.7
5) $5,000 to $5,999311.8
6) $6,000 to $6,999311.8
7) $7,000 to $7,999241.4
8) $8,000 to $9,999342.0
9) $10,000 to $12,499512.9
10) $12,500 to $14,999452.6
11) $15,000 to $17,499603.5
12) $17,500 to $19,999523.0
13) $20,000 to $22,499744.3
14) $22,500 to $24,999643.7
15) $25,000 to $29,999975.6
16) $30,000 to $34,9991186.8
17) $35,000 to $39,9991086.2
18) $40,000 to $49,9991589.1
19) $50,000 to $59,9991377.9
20) $60,000 to $74,9991418.1
21) $75,000 to $89,999794.6
22) $90,000 to $109,999683.9
23) $110,000 to $129,999362.1
24) $130,000 to $149,999211.2
25) $150,000 to $169,999140.8
26) $170,000 or over512.9
27) Refused854.9
98) Don't know140.8
Missing1136 
TOTAL1731100.0
92) Region of interview (REGION)
TOTAL%
1) New England1756.1
2) Middle Atlantic31310.9
3) East North Central50217.5
4) West North Central1936.7
5) South Atlantic55019.2
6) East South Central2057.2
7) West South Central29710.4
8) Mountain2358.2
9) Pacific39713.8
TOTAL2867100.0
93) Expanded N.O.R.C. size code (XNORCSIZ)
TOTAL%
1) Within an SMSA and a large central city (over 250,000)51818.1
2) Within an SMSA and a medium size central city (50,000 to 250,000)47116.4
3) Within an SMSA and a suburb of a large central city61621.5
4) Within an SMSA and a suburb of a medium size central city32811.4
5) Within an SMSA and an unincorporated area of a large central city (diversion, township, etc.)2759.6
6) Within an SMSA and an unincorporated area of a medium central city2398.3
7) Not within an SMSA, (within a county) and a small city (10,000 to 49,999)812.8
8) Not within an SMSA, a town or village (2,500 to 9,999)913.2
9) Not within an SMSA, an incorporated area less than 2,500 or an unincorporated area of 1,000 to 2,499270.9
10) Open country within larger civil divisions, e.g., township, division2217.7
TOTAL2867100.0
94) SRC (Survey Research Center, University of Michigan) new belt code (SRCBELT)
TOTAL%
1) Central city of 12 largest SMSAs2619.1
2) Central city of remainder of the 100 largest SMSAs43215.1
3) Suburbs of 12 largest SMSAs37112.9
4) Suburbs of the remaining 100 largest SMSAs54018.8
5) Other urban (counties having towns of 10,000 or more)95133.2
6) Other rural (counties having no towns of 10,000 or more)31210.9
TOTAL2867100.0
95) Size of place in thousands -- A four-digit number which provides actual size of place of interview. (SIZE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL2867334.3321150
96) Generally speaking, do you usually think of yourself as a Republican, Democrat, Independent, or what? (PARTYID)
TOTAL%
0) Strong Democrat46316.1
1) Not very strong Democrat49617.3
2) Independent, close to Democrat40514.1
3) Independent (Neither, No response)47316.5
4) Independent, close to Republican29210.2
5) Not very strong Republican36412.7
6) Strong Republican2709.4
7) Other party, refused to say722.5
9) No answer321.1
TOTAL2867100.0
97) 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) Voted180963.1
2) Did not vote80027.9
3) Ineligible2017.0
8) Don't know481.7
9) No answer90.3
TOTAL2867100.0
98) Did you vote for Obama or Romney? (PRES12)
TOTAL%
1) Obama108259.5
2) Romney59132.5
3) Other candidate (specify)422.3
4) Didn't vote for president20.1
5) [ARDA Note: Unknown code]130.7
8) Don't know211.2
9) No answer673.7
Missing1049 
TOTAL1818100.0
99) Who would you have voted for, for president, if you had voted? [2012 election] (IF12WHO)
TOTAL%
1) Obama53249.6
2) Romney21920.4
3) Other15414.4
8) Don't know938.7
9) No answer757.0
Missing1794 
TOTAL1073100.0
100) 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 liberal1364.7
2) Liberal35012.2
3) Slightly liberal31010.8
4) Moderate, middle of the road103236.0
5) Slightly conservative38213.3
6) Conservative42614.9
7) Extremely conservative1204.2
8) Don't know812.8
9) No answer301.0
TOTAL2867100.0
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. A. Space exploration program (NATSPAC)
TOTAL%
1) Too little28119.6
2) About right66146.0
3) Too much34824.2
8) Don't know14410.0
9) No answer30.2
Missing1430 
TOTAL1437100.0
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. B. Improving and protecting the environment (NATENVIR)
TOTAL%
1) Too little87861.1
2) About right40928.5
3) Too much1147.9
8) Don't know352.4
9) No answer10.1
Missing1430 
TOTAL1437100.0
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. C. Improving and protecting the nation's health (NATHEAL)
TOTAL%
1) Too little91463.6
2) About right35324.6
3) Too much1389.6
8) Don't know292.0
9) No answer30.2
Missing1430 
TOTAL1437100.0
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. D. Solving the problems of the big cities (NATCITY)
TOTAL%
1) Too little68347.5
2) About right45531.7
3) Too much17712.3
8) Don't know1188.2
9) No answer40.3
Missing1430 
TOTAL1437100.0
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. E. Halting the rising crime rate (NATCRIME)
TOTAL%
1) Too little94565.8
2) About right35424.6
3) Too much906.3
8) Don't know453.1
9) No answer30.2
Missing1430 
TOTAL1437100.0
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. F. Dealing with drug addiction (NATDRUG)
TOTAL%
1) Too little91863.9
2) About right36725.5
3) Too much1107.7
8) Don't know402.8
9) No answer20.1
Missing1430 
TOTAL1437100.0
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. G. Improving the nation's education system (NATEDUC)
TOTAL%
1) Too little102571.3
2) About right31021.6
3) Too much866.0
8) Don't know151.0
9) No answer10.1
Missing1430 
TOTAL1437100.0
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. H. Improving the conditions of blacks (NATRACE)
TOTAL%
1) Too little67246.8
2) About right48433.7
3) Too much1389.6
8) Don't know1208.4
9) No answer231.6
Missing1430 
TOTAL1437100.0
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. I. The military, armaments, and defense (NATARMS)
TOTAL%
1) Too little53337.1
2) About right49134.2
3) Too much37426.0
8) Don't know372.6
9) No answer20.1
Missing1430 
TOTAL1437100.0
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. J. Foreign aid (NATAID)
TOTAL%
1) Too little14910.4
2) About right45231.5
3) Too much74451.8
8) Don't know866.0
9) No answer60.4
Missing1430 
TOTAL1437100.0
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. K. Welfare (NATFARE)
TOTAL%
1) Too little31622.0
2) About right47733.2
3) Too much59241.2
8) Don't know473.3
9) No answer50.3
Missing1430 
TOTAL1437100.0
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. L. Highways and bridges (NATROAD)
TOTAL%
1) Too little142349.6
2) About right111238.8
3) Too much2859.9
8) Don't know441.5
9) No answer30.1
TOTAL2867100.0
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. M. Social Security (NATSOC)
TOTAL%
1) Too little169058.9
2) About right92232.2
3) Too much1445.0
8) Don't know1083.8
9) No answer30.1
TOTAL2867100.0
114) 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 little101635.4
2) About right143550.1
3) Too much2488.7
8) Don't know1665.8
9) No answer20.1
TOTAL2867100.0
115) 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 little95233.2
2) About right169259.0
3) Too much1736.0
8) Don't know481.7
9) No answer20.1
TOTAL2867100.0
116) 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 little155654.3
2) About right98134.2
3) Too much1635.7
8) Don't know1615.6
9) No answer60.2
TOTAL2867100.0
117) 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 little111939.0
2) About right126244.0
3) Too much30610.7
8) Don't know1766.1
9) No answer40.1
TOTAL2867100.0
118) 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 little156354.5
2) About right93132.5
3) Too much2498.7
8) Don't know1234.3
9) No answer10.0
TOTAL2867100.0
119) 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 - (Version Y) (NATSPACY)
TOTAL%
1) Too little30721.5
2) About right62843.9
3) Too much37926.5
8) Don't know1158.0
9) No answer10.1
Missing1437 
TOTAL1430100.0
120) 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 -(Version Y) (NATENVIY)
TOTAL%
1) Too little91063.6
2) About right34724.3
3) Too much1369.5
8) Don't know362.5
9) No answer10.1
Missing1437 
TOTAL1430100.0
121) 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 - (Version Y) (NATHEALY)
TOTAL%
1) Too little88762.0
2) About right30321.2
3) Too much20914.6
8) Don't know312.2
Missing1437 
TOTAL1430100.0
122) 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 - (Version Y) (NATCITYY)
TOTAL%
1) Too little30921.6
2) About right52937.0
3) Too much43930.7
8) Don't know15210.6
9) No answer10.1
Missing1437 
TOTAL1430100.0
123) 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 - (Version Y) (NATCRIMY)
TOTAL%
1) Too little76653.6
2) About right49134.3
3) Too much15110.6
8) Don't know211.5
9) No answer10.1
Missing1437 
TOTAL1430100.0
124) 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 - (Version Y) (NATDRUGY)
TOTAL%
1) Too little85059.4
2) About right35725.0
3) Too much15110.6
8) Don't know704.9
9) No answer20.1
Missing1437 
TOTAL1430100.0
125) 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 - (Version Y) (NATEDUCY)
TOTAL%
1) Too little106074.1
2) About right25718.0
3) Too much1017.1
8) Don't know120.8
Missing1437 
TOTAL1430100.0
126) 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 - (Version Y) (NATRACEY)
TOTAL%
1) Too little53437.3
2) About right53537.4
3) Too much21615.1
8) Don't know1399.7
9) No answer60.4
Missing1437 
TOTAL1430100.0
127) 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 - (Version Y) (NATARMSY)
TOTAL%
1) Too little52536.7
2) About right48734.1
3) Too much36525.5
8) Don't know533.7
Missing1437 
TOTAL1430100.0
128) 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 - (Version Y) (NATAIDY)
TOTAL%
1) Too little1047.3
2) About right33023.1
3) Too much95466.7
8) Don't know402.8
9) No answer20.1
Missing1437 
TOTAL1430100.0
129) 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 - (Version Y) (NATFAREY)
TOTAL%
1) Too little100270.1
2) About right30121.0
3) Too much1007.0
8) Don't know251.7
9) No answer20.1
Missing1437 
TOTAL1430100.0
130) 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 poor45123.1
2) 224812.7
3) 329715.2
4) 432816.8
5) 525513.0
6) 61477.5
7) Government should not concern itself with income differences21010.7
8) Don't know150.8
9) No answer50.3
Missing911 
TOTAL1956100.0
131) 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 high101153.5
2) About right77441.0
3) Too low482.5
8) Don't know482.5
9) No answer90.5
Missing977 
TOTAL1890100.0
132) 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 speak149379.0
2) Not allowed37820.0
8) Don't know110.6
9) No answer80.4
Missing977 
TOTAL1890100.0
133) 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 teach123065.1
5) Not allowed61032.3
8) Don't know412.2
9) No answer90.5
Missing977 
TOTAL1890100.0
134) 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) Remove42122.3
2) Not remove143676.0
8) Don't know271.4
9) No answer60.3
Missing977 
TOTAL1890100.0
135) 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 speak113660.1
2) Not allowed72738.5
8) Don't know201.1
9) No answer70.4
Missing977 
TOTAL1890100.0
136) 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 teach84044.4
5) Not allowed100052.9
8) Don't know422.2
9) No answer80.4
Missing977 
TOTAL1890100.0
137) 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) Remove64434.1
2) Not remove120663.8
8) Don't know341.8
9) No answer60.3
Missing977 
TOTAL1890100.0
138) 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 speak130068.8
2) Not allowed52327.7
8) Don't know522.8
9) No answer150.8
Missing977 
TOTAL1890100.0
139) 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, fired58931.2
5) Not fired119863.4
8) Don't know894.7
9) No answer140.7
Missing977 
TOTAL1890100.0
140) 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) Remove48025.4
2) Not remove135071.4
8) Don't know472.5
9) No answer130.7
Missing977 
TOTAL1890100.0
141) 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 speak135671.7
2) Not allowed50526.7
8) Don't know221.2
9) No answer70.4
Missing977 
TOTAL1890100.0
142) 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 teach110458.4
5) Not allowed72538.4
8) Don't know532.8
9) No answer80.4
Missing977 
TOTAL1890100.0
143) 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) Remove47425.1
2) Not remove137772.9
8) Don't know311.6
9) No answer80.4
Missing977 
TOTAL1890100.0
144) 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 speak166788.2
2) Not allowed19510.3
8) Don't know150.8
9) No answer130.7
Missing977 
TOTAL1890100.0
145) 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 teach163686.6
5) Not allowed22111.7
8) Don't know261.4
9) No answer70.4
Missing977 
TOTAL1890100.0
146) 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) Remove32217.0
2) Not remove153781.3
8) Don't know231.2
9) No answer80.4
Missing977 
TOTAL1890100.0
147) 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, allowed82543.7
2) Not allowed103154.6
8) Don't know201.1
9) No answer140.7
Missing977 
TOTAL1890100.0
148) 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, allowed62733.2
5) Not allowed122564.8
8) Don't know261.4
9) No answer120.6
Missing977 
TOTAL1890100.0
149) 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) Remove93549.5
2) Not remove93049.2
8) Don't know160.8
9) No answer90.5
Missing977 
TOTAL1890100.0
150) Do you favor or oppose the death penalty for persons convicted of murder? (CAPPUN)
TOTAL%
1) Favor162956.8
2) Oppose106637.2
8) Don't know1404.9
9) No answer321.1
TOTAL2867100.0
151) 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) Favor133070.4
2) Oppose52827.9
8) Don't know251.3
9) No answer70.4
Missing977 
TOTAL1890100.0
152) In general, do you think the courts in this area deal too harshly or not harshly enough with criminals? (COURTS)
TOTAL%
1) Too harsh51317.9
2) Not harsh enough157855.0
3) About right46016.0
8) Don't know29410.3
9) No answer220.8
TOTAL2867100.0
153) Do you think the use of marijuana should be made legal or not? (GRASS)
TOTAL%
1) Should112657.6
2) Should not71736.7
8) Don't know1105.6
9) No answer30.2
Missing911 
TOTAL1956100.0
154) What is your religious preference? Is it Protestant, Catholic, Jewish, some other religion or no religion? (RELIG)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant [Ask DENOM]137147.8
2) Catholic64922.6
3) Jewish511.8
4) None61921.6
5) Other (specify)441.5
6) Buddhism210.7
7) Hinduism130.5
8) Other Eastern religion40.1
9) Muslim/Islam190.7
10) Orthodox Christian70.2
11) Christian401.4
12) Native American40.1
13) Inter-/non-denominational70.2
98) Don't know30.1
99) No answer150.5
TOTAL2867100.0
155) If respondent answered 'Protestant' as their religious preference for variable 'RELIG': What specific denomination is that, if any? (DENOM)
TOTAL%
10) American Baptist Association322.2
11) American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A.251.8
12) National Baptist Convention of America70.5
13) National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc.50.4
14) Southern Baptist15510.9
15) Other Baptist churches251.8
18) Baptist, don't know which18913.3
20) African Methodist Episcopal Church50.4
21) African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church40.3
22) United Methodist Church946.6
23) Other Methodist churches40.3
28) Methodist, don't know which211.5
30) American Lutheran Church100.7
31) Lutheran Church in America110.8
32) Lutheran Church Missouri Synod332.3
33) Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod60.4
34) Other Lutheran churches60.4
35) Evangelical Lutheran Church in America201.4
38) Lutheran, don't know which251.8
40) Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)30.2
41) United Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.90.6
42) Other Presbyterian churches60.4
43) Presbyterian merged100.7
48) Presbyterian, don't know251.8
50) Episcopal402.8
60) Other-specify29921.0
70) No denomination33323.4
98) Don't know80.6
99) No answer161.1
Missing1441 
TOTAL1426100.0
156) Other Protestant denominations (OTHER)
TOTAL%
3) Independent Bible, Bible, Bible Fellowship20.6
9) Christian & Missionary Alliance10.3
10) Adventist Christian10.3
11) Spiritualist31.0
12) Assembly of God113.5
13) Free Methodist10.3
14) Apostolic Faith20.6
16) Free Will Baptist61.9
20) Brethren Church, Brethren61.9
25) Christian Disciples10.3
31) Christian; Central Christian268.3
32) Christian Reform10.3
35) Church of Christ227.0
36) Churches of God (except with Christ and Holiness)82.5
37) Church of God in Christ20.6
40) Congregationalist, 1st Congreg123.8
44) Disciples of Christ31.0
45) Evangelical, Evangelist165.1
47) Evangelist Free Church10.3
51) First Christian10.3
52) Full Gospel10.3
56) Holiness; Church of Holiness51.6
58) Jehovah's Witnesses278.6
63) Mennonite20.6
64) Mormon237.3
65) Nazarene31.0
66) Pentecostal Assembly of God10.3
68) Pentecostal6019.0
69) Pentecostal Holiness, Holiness Pentecostal10.3
70) Quaker41.3
71) Reformed20.6
77) Seventh-day Adventist72.2
80) Unitarian, Universalist20.6
81) United Church of Christ51.6
82) United Church, Unity Church20.6
83) Wesleyan41.3
93) Missionary Baptist72.2
98) Federated Church10.3
102) Charismatic31.0
103) Pentecostal Apostolic10.3
111) Amish20.6
112) Evangelical Methodist10.3
181) Born Again20.6
205) Assembly of Christ10.3
206) The Amana Church10.3
207) The Legacy Church10.3
998) Don't know10.3
999) No answer196.0
Missing2552 
TOTAL315100.0
157) Do you consider yourself Orthodox, Conservative, Reform or none of these? (JEW)
TOTAL%
1) Orthodox57.6
2) Conservative913.6
3) Reform2030.3
4) None of these1624.2
5) Don't know11.5
9) No answer1522.7
Missing2801 
TOTAL66100.0
158) Fundamentalism/Liberalism of respondent's religion (FUND)
TOTAL%
1) Fundamentalist68724.0
2) Moderate113039.4
3) Liberal90331.5
9) No answer/Excluded1475.1
TOTAL2867100.0
159) How often do you attend religious services? (ATTEND)
TOTAL%
0) Never72325.2
1) Less than once a year1736.0
2) Once a year38513.4
3) Several times a year31210.9
4) Once a month1906.6
5) Two to three times a month2508.7
6) Nearly every week1264.4
7) Every week48116.8
8) More than once a week2107.3
9) Don't know, no answer170.6
TOTAL2867100.0
160) Would you call yourself a strong [religious preference] or a not very strong [religious preference]? (RELITEN)
TOTAL%
1) Strong104836.6
2) Not very strong101535.4
3) Somewhat strong1555.4
4) No religion61921.6
8) Don't know40.1
9) No answer230.8
Missing3 
TOTAL2864100.0
161) Do you believe there is a life after death? (POSTLIFE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes208972.9
2) No49917.4
8) Don't know2719.5
9) No answer80.3
TOTAL2867100.0
162) About how often do you pray? (PRAY)
TOTAL%
1) Several times a day85729.9
2) Once a day82728.8
3) Several times a week30210.5
4) Once a week1716.0
5) Less than once a week2579.0
6) Never42414.8
8) Don't know90.3
9) No answer200.7
TOTAL2867100.0
163) 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 true15523.4
2) Probably true20831.4
3) Uncertain if true or false21031.7
4) Probably false538.0
5) Certainly false132.0
8) Don't know81.2
9) No answer162.4
Missing2204 
TOTAL663100.0
164) In what religion were you raised? (RELIG16)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant151152.7
2) Catholic92332.2
3) Jewish551.9
4) None2488.7
5) Other230.8
6) Buddhism120.4
7) Hinduism130.5
9) Muslim/Islam200.7
10) Orthodox-Christian100.3
11) Christian301.0
12) Native American20.1
98) Don't know100.3
99) No answer100.3
TOTAL2867100.0
165) In what religion were you raised? [If Protestant?] What specific denomination is that, if any? (DENOM16)
TOTAL%
10) American Baptist Association402.6
11) American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A.261.7
12) National Baptist Convention of America120.8
13) National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc.90.6
14) Southern Baptist Convention18912.2
15) Other Baptist churches291.9
18) Baptist, Don't know which25616.5
20) African Methodist Episcopal100.6
21) African Methodist Episcopal Zion30.2
22) United Methodist1227.9
23) Other Methodist151.0
28) Methodist, Don't know which503.2
30) American Lutheran181.2
31) Lutheran Church in America60.4
32) Lutheran-Missouri Synod342.2
33) Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod70.5
34) Other Lutheran90.6
35) Evangelical Lutheran Church in America151.0
38) Lutheran, Don't know which452.9
40) Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)90.6
41) United Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.110.7
42) Other Presbyterian40.3
43) Presbyterian, merged10.1
48) Presbyterian, Don't know which503.2
50) Episcopal543.5
60) Other30219.5
70) No denomination19112.3
98) Don't know231.5
99) No answer110.7
Missing1316 
TOTAL1551100.0
166) Other Protestant denominations (OTH16)
TOTAL%
1) Hungarian Reformed10.3
9) Christian and Missionary Alliance10.3
10) Advent Christian10.3
12) Assemblies of God51.6
14) Apostolic Faith31.0
16) Free Will Baptist72.2
20) Brethren Church, Brethren51.6
22) Brethren, Plymouth10.3
31) Christian; Central Christian278.6
32) Christian Reform20.6
33) Christian Scientist10.3
34) Church of Christ, Evangelical20.6
35) Church of Christ268.3
36) Churches of God (except with Christ and Holiness)51.6
37) Church of God in Christ31.0
40) Congregationalist, 1st Congregation92.9
44) Disciples of Christ31.0
45) Evangelical, Evangelist113.5
47) Evangelist Free Church20.6
51) First Christian20.6
52) Full Gospel10.3
56) Holiness; Church of Holiness72.2
57) Pilgrim Holiness10.3
58) Jehovah's Witnesses258.0
61) LDS --Reorganized10.3
63) Mennonite31.0
64) Mormon319.9
65) Nazarene92.9
68) Pentecostal5517.6
69) Pentecostal Holiness, Holiness Pentecostal20.6
70) Quaker31.0
71) Reformed41.3
77) Seventh-day Adventist123.8
78) Sanctified, Sanctification10.3
80) Unitarian, Universalist41.3
81) United Church of Christ51.6
82) United Church, Unity Church10.3
83) Wesleyan51.6
93) Missionary Baptist41.3
102) Charismatic10.3
111) Amish20.6
117) Missionary Church10.3
120) Evangelical United Brethren10.3
139) Faith Christian10.3
182) Alliance10.3
205) Assembly of Christ10.3
206) The Amana Church10.3
209) Church of the Living God10.3
999) No answer123.8
Missing2554 
TOTAL313100.0
167) Were you Orthodox, Conservative, Reform or none of these? (JEW16)
TOTAL%
1) Orthodox812.3
2) Conservative1726.2
3) Reform1726.2
4) None of these1218.5
5) Other11.5
9) No answer1015.4
Missing2802 
TOTAL65100.0
168) Fundamentalism/Liberalism of religion respondent raised in (FUND16)
TOTAL%
1) Fundamentalist82728.8
2) Moderate129645.2
3) Liberal62521.8
9) No answer/excluded1194.2
TOTAL2867100.0
169) What is your (spouse's) religious preference? Is it Protestant, Catholic, Jewish, some other religion or no religion? (SPREL)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant55245.5
2) Catholic31626.1
3) Jewish252.1
4) None21317.6
5) Other (specify)110.9
6) Buddhism50.4
7) Hinduism110.9
8) Other Eastern50.4
9) Muslim/Islam100.8
10) Orthodox Christian50.4
11) Christian292.4
12) Native American30.2
13) Inter-/non-denominational30.2
98) Don't know181.5
99) No answer70.6
Missing1654 
TOTAL1213100.0
170) What is your spouse's religious preference? [If Protestant?] What specific denomination is that, if any? (SPDEN)
TOTAL%
10) American Baptist Association111.9
11) American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A.61.0
12) National Baptist Convention of America40.7
13) National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc.20.3
14) Southern Baptist Convention7212.2
15) Other Baptist churches122.0
18) Baptist, Don't know which508.5
20) African Methodist Episcopal40.7
21) African Methodist Episcopal Zion10.2
22) United Methodist396.6
23) Other Methodist10.2
28) Methodist, Don't know which111.9
30) American Lutheran20.3
31) Lutheran Church in America61.0
32) Lutheran-Missouri Synod162.7
33) Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod50.9
34) Other Lutheran30.5
35) Evangelical Lutheran Church in America91.5
38) Lutheran, Don't know which172.9
41) United Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.10.2
42) Other Presbyterian40.7
43) Presbyterian, merged40.7
48) Presbyterian, Don't know which101.7
50) Episcopal122.0
60) Other13723.3
70) No denomination13022.1
98) Don't know122.0
99) No answer71.2
Missing2279 
TOTAL588100.0
171) Spouse - other Protestant denomination (SPOTHER)
TOTAL%
3) Independent Bible, Bible, Bible Fellowship10.7
9) Christian and Missionary Alliance10.7
10) Advent Christian10.7
12) Assembly of God21.4
13) Free Methodist10.7
16) Free Will Baptist32.0
18) Holiness (Nazarene)32.0
20) Brethren Church, Brethren21.4
31) Christian; Central Christian149.5
33) Christian Scientist10.7
35) Church of Christ96.1
36) Churches of God (except with Christ and Holiness)42.7
40) Congregationalist, 1st Congregation64.1
44) Disciples of Christ10.7
45) Evangelical, Evangelist53.4
51) First Christian21.4
52) Full Gospel10.7
56) Holiness; Church of Holiness10.7
58) Jehovah's Witnesses128.2
63) Mennonite10.7
64) Mormon117.5
65) Nazarene53.4
66) Pentecostal Assembly of God21.4
68) Pentecostal2617.7
70) Quaker21.4
71) Reformed21.4
77) Seventh-day Adventist53.4
81) United Church of Christ53.4
82) United Church, Unity Church10.7
83) Wesleyan21.4
101) Christ in God10.7
102) Charismatic10.7
107) Apostolic Christian10.7
111) Amish21.4
140) People's Church10.7
182) Alliance10.7
208) Calvary10.7
999) No answer74.8
Missing2720 
TOTAL147100.0
172) If Jewish: Does [your spouse] consider herself/himself Orthodox, Conservative, Reform or none of these? (SPJEW)
TOTAL%
1) Orthodox13.1
2) Conservative721.9
3) Reform721.9
4) None of these928.1
5) Other13.1
9) No answer721.9
Missing2835 
TOTAL32100.0
173) Fundamentalism/liberalism of religion of spouse (SPFUND)
TOTAL%
1) Fundamentalist27622.8
2) Moderate51542.5
3) Liberal33327.5
9) No answer, excluded897.3
Missing1654 
TOTAL1213100.0
174) What is your partner's religious preference? Is it Protestant, Catholic, Jewish, some other religion, or no religion? (COREL)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant8532.2
2) Catholic6022.7
3) Jewish41.5
4) None8030.3
5) Other41.5
11) Christian124.5
13) Inter-nondenominational10.4
98) Don't know155.7
99) No answer31.1
Missing2603 
TOTAL264100.0
175) What is your partner's religious preference? [If Protestant?] What specific denomination is that? (CODEN)
TOTAL%
10) American Baptist Association11.0
11) American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A.22.0
12) National Baptist Convention of America11.0
14) Southern Baptist Convention1110.9
15) Other Baptist churches11.0
18) Baptist, Don't know which1413.9
20) African Methodist Episcopal22.0
22) United Methodist44.0
28) Methodist, Don't know which22.0
30) American Lutheran11.0
38) Lutheran, Don't know which76.9
41) United Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.11.0
48) Presbyterian, Don't know which33.0
50) Episcopal65.9
60) Other1413.9
70) No denomination2322.8
98) Don't know55.0
99) No answer33.0
Missing2766 
TOTAL101100.0
176) Other Protestant Denominations (COOTHER)
TOTAL%
24) Independent15.9
31) Christian; Central Christian741.2
45) Evangelical, Evangelist15.9
58) Jehovah's Witnesses15.9
64) Mormon15.9
65) Nazarene15.9
68) Pentecostal15.9
999) No answer423.5
Missing2850 
TOTAL17100.0
177) What sort of Jew is respondent's partner currently? (COJEW)
TOTAL%
4) None of these4100.0
Missing2863 
TOTAL4100.0
178) How fundamentalist is partner's current religion? (COFUND)
TOTAL%
1) Fundamentalist3314.0
2) Moderate10243.4
3) Liberal10042.6
Missing2632 
TOTAL235100.0
179) 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) Approve75339.9
2) Disapprove105756.0
8) No opinion754.0
9) No answer30.2
Missing979 
TOTAL1888100.0
180) 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.91131.8
2) The Bible is the inspired word of God but not everything should be taken literally, word for word.125243.7
3) The Bible is an ancient book of fables, legends, history and moral precepts recorded by man.62521.8
4) Other (Volunteered)421.5
8) Don't know210.7
9) No answer160.6
TOTAL2867100.0
181) 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.36519.3
2) A homeowner cannot refuse to sell to someone because of their race or color.144676.5
3) Neither583.1
8) Don't know130.7
9) No answer70.4
Missing978 
TOTAL1889100.0
182) Are there any whites/blacks [opposite race] living in this neighborhood now? (RACLIVE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes209573.1
2) No64822.6
8) Don't know1224.3
9) No answer20.1
TOTAL2867100.0
183) 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 hiring26814.2
2) Support preferential hiring1518.0
3) Oppose preferential hiring54528.9
4) Strongly oppose preferential hiring81343.1
8) Don't know874.6
9) No answer241.3
Missing979 
TOTAL1888100.0
184) 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 strongly67936.0
2) Agree somewhat48625.7
3) Neither agree nor disagree29715.7
4) Disagree somewhat20510.9
5) Disagree strongly19810.5
8) Don't know140.7
9) No answer90.5
Missing979 
TOTAL1888100.0
185) In general, how close do you feel to blacks? (CLOSEBLK)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all close754.0
2) 2392.1
3) 3613.2
4) 4653.4
5) Neither one or the other68636.3
6) 61367.2
7) 725913.7
8) 81407.4
9) Very close41722.1
98) Don't know20.1
99) No answer90.5
Missing978 
TOTAL1889100.0
186) In general, how close do you feel to whites? (CLOSEWHT)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all close251.3
2) 2150.8
3) 3241.3
4) 4472.5
5) Neither one or the other55029.1
6) 61206.4
7) 729315.5
8) 823512.4
9) Very close57130.2
98) Don't know30.2
99) No answer60.3
Missing978 
TOTAL1889100.0
187) 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 happy80628.1
2) Pretty happy160155.8
3) Not too happy45215.8
8) Don't know30.1
9) No answer50.2
TOTAL2867100.0
188) Taking all things together, how would you describe your marriage? (HAPMAR)
TOTAL%
1) Very happy72659.9
2) Pretty happy43035.4
3) Not too happy484.0
8) Don't know10.1
9) No answer80.7
Missing1654 
TOTAL1213100.0
189) 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 happy14956.4
2) Pretty happy10238.6
3) Not too happy114.2
8) Don't know10.4
9) No answer10.4
Missing2603 
TOTAL264100.0
190) Would you say your own health, in general, is excellent, good, fair or poor? (HEALTH)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent41822.1
2) Good91948.7
3) Fair43022.8
4) Poor1186.3
9) No answer30.2
Missing979 
TOTAL1888100.0
191) In general, do you find life exciting, pretty routine or dull? (LIFE)
TOTAL%
1) Exciting94550.1
2) Routine83544.3
3) Dull934.9
8) Don't know120.6
9) No answer20.1
Missing980 
TOTAL1887100.0
192) 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.91746.9
2) They are mostly just looking out for themselves.89245.6
3) Depends1377.0
8) Don't know70.4
9) No answer30.2
Missing911 
TOTAL1956100.0
193) 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 you79740.7
2) Would try to be fair102852.6
3) Depends1145.8
8) Don't know110.6
9) No answer60.3
Missing911 
TOTAL1956100.0
194) 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 trusted62331.9
2) Can't be too careful124463.6
3) Depends794.0
8) Don't know50.3
9) No answer50.3
Missing911 
TOTAL1956100.0
195) 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 deal27414.0
2) Only some105854.1
3) Hardly any61431.4
8) Don't know90.5
9) No answer10.1
Missing911 
TOTAL1956100.0
196) 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 deal34017.4
2) Only some124663.7
3) Hardly any34017.4
8) Don't know271.4
9) No answer30.2
Missing911 
TOTAL1956100.0
197) 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 deal37919.4
2) Only some103252.8
3) Hardly any50325.7
8) Don't know301.5
9) No answer120.6
Missing911 
TOTAL1956100.0
198) 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 deal49325.2
2) Only some109856.1
3) Hardly any35718.3
8) Don't know70.4
9) No answer10.1
Missing911 
TOTAL1956100.0
199) 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 deal23812.2
2) Only some85143.5
3) Hardly any82742.3
8) Don't know361.8
9) No answer40.2
Missing911 
TOTAL1956100.0
200) 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 deal24912.7
2) Only some118560.6
3) Hardly any44022.5
8) Don't know784.0
9) No answer40.2
Missing911 
TOTAL1956100.0
201) 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? Press. (CONPRESS)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal1598.1
2) Only some81541.7
3) Hardly any96349.2
8) Don't know170.9
9) No answer20.1
Missing911 
TOTAL1956100.0
202) 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 deal69435.5
2) Only some96949.5
3) Hardly any27914.3
8) Don't know120.6
9) No answer20.1
Missing911 
TOTAL1956100.0
203) 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 deal19710.1
2) Only some91446.7
3) Hardly any82742.3
8) Don't know140.7
9) No answer40.2
Missing911 
TOTAL1956100.0
204) 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 deal48824.9
2) Only some103853.1
3) Hardly any38919.9
8) Don't know371.9
9) No answer40.2
Missing911 
TOTAL1956100.0
205) 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 deal79140.4
2) Only some97649.9
3) Hardly any1176.0
8) Don't know693.5
9) No answer30.2
Missing911 
TOTAL1956100.0
206) 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 deal1125.7
2) Only some77739.7
3) Hardly any103653.0
8) Don't know301.5
9) No answer10.1
Missing911 
TOTAL1956100.0
207) 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 deal102752.5
2) Only some76339.0
3) Hardly any1477.5
8) Don't know160.8
9) No answer30.2
Missing911 
TOTAL1956100.0
208) 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 important23912.2
2) Second important21110.8
3) Third important31015.8
4) Fourth important84743.3
5) Least important32716.7
9) No answer221.1
Missing911 
TOTAL1956100.0
209) 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 important110.6
2) Second important231.2
3) Third important512.6
4) Fourth important37619.2
5) Least important147375.3
9) No answer221.1
Missing911 
TOTAL1956100.0
210) 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 important81741.8
2) Second important34817.8
3) Third important34517.6
4) Fourth important33517.1
5) Least important894.6
9) No answer221.1
Missing911 
TOTAL1956100.0
211) 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 important51026.1
2) Second important69635.6
3) Third important56028.6
4) Fourth important1467.5
5) Least important221.1
9) No answer221.1
Missing911 
TOTAL1956100.0
212) 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 important35718.3
2) Second most important65633.5
3) Third most important66834.2
4) Fourth most important23011.8
5) Least important231.2
9) No answer221.1
Missing911 
TOTAL1956100.0
213) 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 every day26013.8
2) Several times a week44623.6
3) Several times a month35718.9
4) Once a month32117.0
5) Several times a year29715.7
6) Once a year1226.5
7) Never814.3
8) Don't know20.1
9) No answer20.1
Missing979 
TOTAL1888100.0
214) 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 every day1025.4
2) Once or twice a week28114.9
3) Several times a month21611.4
4) About once a month29515.6
5) Several times a yearh21711.5
6) About once a year1648.7
7) Never61132.4
8) Don't know10.1
9) No answer10.1
Missing979 
TOTAL1888100.0
215) 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 every day703.7
2) Once or twice a week27614.6
3) Several times a month40721.6
4) About once a month44823.7
5) Several times a year35018.5
6) About once a year1688.9
7) Never1678.8
8) Don't know10.1
9) No answer10.1
Missing979 
TOTAL1888100.0
216) 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 every day160.8
2) Once or twice a week1186.3
3) Several times a month1548.2
4) About once a month22111.7
5) Several times a year25413.5
6) Once a year27114.4
7) Never85245.1
8) Don't know10.1
9) No answer10.1
Missing979 
TOTAL1888100.0
217) 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 idea111857.2
2) A bad idea53427.3
3) Depends28414.5
8) Don't know150.8
9) No answer40.2
Missing912 
TOTAL1955100.0
218) As you know, many older people move into the homes of their grown children. Do you think this is generally a good idea or a bad idea? (AGEDPAR)
TOTAL%
1) A good idea27059.2
2) A bad idea11324.8
3) It depends7115.6
8) Don't know20.4
Missing2411 
TOTAL456100.0
219) As you know, many grown children move back home to live with their parents. Do you think this is generally a good idea or a bad idea? (AGEDCHLD)
TOTAL%
1) A good idea19242.4
2) A bad idea15333.8
3) It depends10222.5
8) Don't know40.9
9) No answer20.4
Missing2414 
TOTAL453100.0
220) 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
TOTAL285831.55624
221) When you worked in [the previous year], was it usually full- or part-time? (PARTFULL)
TOTAL%
1) Full-time147176.7
2) Part-time44523.2
8) Don't know10.1
9) No answer10.1
Missing949 
TOTAL1918100.0
222) 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 likely423.7
2) Fairly likely433.8
3) Not too likely29826.3
4) Not likely73364.8
8) Don't know50.4
9) No answer111.0
Missing1735 
TOTAL1132100.0
223) 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 easy22920.2
2) Somewhat easy44639.4
3) Not easy44038.9
8) Don't know50.4
9) No answer121.1
Missing1735 
TOTAL1132100.0
224) 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 satisfied89842.2
2) Moderately satisfied64530.3
3) A little dissatisfied1677.8
4) Very dissatisfied673.1
8) Don't know150.7
9) No answer33615.8
Missing739 
TOTAL2128100.0
225) 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 working86070.4
2) Stop working34428.2
8) Don't know60.5
9) No answer110.9
Missing1646 
TOTAL1221100.0
226) 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 class28610.0
2) Working class133046.4
3) Middle class114640.0
4) Upper class812.8
8) Don't know160.6
9) No answer80.3
TOTAL2867100.0
227) 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) Top1635.7
2) 21023.6
3) 336612.8
4) 442114.7
5) 5100034.9
6) 62849.9
7) 72277.9
8) 81304.5
9) 9501.7
10) Bottom451.6
98) Don't know481.7
99) No answer311.1
TOTAL2867100.0
228) 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) Satisfied81628.5
2) More or less satisfied125543.8
3) Not at all satisfied78527.4
8) Don't know50.2
9) No answer60.2
TOTAL2867100.0
229) During the last few years, has your financial situation been getting better, worse or has it stayed the same? (FINALTER)
TOTAL%
1) Getting better104336.4
2) Getting worse60921.2
3) Stayed same120342.0
8) Don't know60.2
9) No answer60.2
TOTAL2867100.0
230) 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 average1836.4
2) Below average76426.6
3) Average123243.0
4) Above average58520.4
5) Far above average752.6
8) Don't know190.7
9) No answer90.3
TOTAL2867100.0
231) Do you or your spouse have a supervisor on your/their job to whom you/they are directly responsible? (WKSUB)
TOTAL%
1) Yes155880.9
2) No34818.1
8) Don't know40.2
9) No answer160.8
Missing941 
TOTAL1926100.0
232) If 'yes' to WKSUB: Does that person have a supervisor on the job to whom he is directly responsible? (WKSUBS)
TOTAL%
3) Yes127080.0
4) No27917.6
8) Don't know120.8
9) No answer271.7
Missing1279 
TOTAL1588100.0
233) Does respondent or spouse or partner have a supervisor? (WKSUB1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes158881.3
2) No35918.4
8) Don't know50.3
9) No answer10.1
Missing914 
TOTAL1953100.0
234) Does supervisor have supervisor? (WKSUBS1)
TOTAL%
3) Yes129281.4
4) No28417.9
8) Don't know120.8
Missing1279 
TOTAL1588100.0
235) In your/your spouse's job, do you/does he/she supervise anyone who is directly responsible to you/him/her? (WKSUP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes72937.9
2) No117561.0
8) Don't know50.3
9) No answer170.9
Missing941 
TOTAL1926100.0
236) If 'yes' to WKSUP: Do any of those persons supervise anyone else? (WKSUPS)
TOTAL%
3) Yes22229.8
4) No50067.0
8) Don't know70.9
9) No answer172.3
Missing2121 
TOTAL746100.0
237) Does respondent or spouse or partner supervise anyone? (WKSUP1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes74938.4
2) No119761.3
8) Don't know50.3
9) No answer20.1
Missing914 
TOTAL1953100.0
238) Does subordinate supervise anyone? (WKSUPS1)
TOTAL%
3) Yes22429.9
4) No51869.2
8) Don't know70.9
Missing2118 
TOTAL749100.0
239) 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) Yes71536.6
2) No123663.2
8) Don't know20.1
9) No answer30.2
Missing911 
TOTAL1956100.0
240) Do you or your spouse belong to a labor union? (UNION)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, respondent belongs1568.0
2) Yes, spouse belongs663.4
3) Yes, both belong140.7
4) No, neither respondent nor spouse belongs171187.6
8) Don't know50.3
9) No answer20.1
Missing913 
TOTAL1954100.0
241) Does respondent or spouse or partner belong to a labor union? (UNION1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, respondent belongs1537.8
2) Yes, spouse or partner belongs753.8
3) Yes, respondent and spouse or partner belong170.9
4) No, neither respondent nor spouse or partner belongs170287.1
8) Don't know50.3
9) No answer20.1
Missing913 
TOTAL1954100.0
242) 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 work133070.5
2) Both equally31616.7
3) Luck or help23012.2
8) Don't know70.4
9) No answer40.2
Missing980 
TOTAL1887100.0
243) 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 better57329.3
2) Somewhat better55528.4
3) About the same46623.8
4) Somewhat worse23812.2
5) Much worse1005.1
8) Don't know201.0
9) No answer30.2
Missing912 
TOTAL1955100.0
244) 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 better54427.8
2) Somewhat better50425.8
3) About the same35318.1
4) Somewhat worse22711.6
5) Much worse1025.2
6) No children (Vol.)1859.5
8) Don't know371.9
9) No answer30.2
Missing912 
TOTAL1955100.0
245) 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) Agree35318.7
2) Disagree145477.0
8) Not sure814.3
Missing979 
TOTAL1888100.0
246) 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) Yes135371.6
2) No44723.7
8) Don't know583.1
9) No answer321.7
Missing977 
TOTAL1890100.0
247) 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) Yes85945.4
2) No96451.0
8) Don't know432.3
9) No answer241.3
Missing977 
TOTAL1890100.0
248) 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) Yes161085.2
2) No20210.7
8) Don't know532.8
9) No answer251.3
Missing977 
TOTAL1890100.0
249) 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) Yes81643.2
2) No101253.5
8) Don't know372.0
9) No answer251.3
Missing977 
TOTAL1890100.0
250) 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) Yes141174.7
2) No39921.1
8) Don't know482.5
9) No answer321.7
Missing977 
TOTAL1890100.0
251) 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) Yes78241.4
2) No105155.6
8) Don't know301.6
9) No answer271.4
Missing977 
TOTAL1890100.0
252) 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) Yes83744.3
2) No97351.5
8) Don't know522.8
9) No answer281.5
Missing977 
TOTAL1890100.0
253) What do you think is the ideal number of children for a family to have? (CHLDIDEL)
TOTAL%
0) 0130.7
1) 1361.9
2) 284444.7
3) 347725.3
4) 419410.3
5) 5351.9
6) 660.3
7) Seven or more110.6
8) As many as you want27114.4
Missing980 
TOTAL1887100.0
254) Do you strongly agree, agree, or strongly disagree that methods of birth control should be available to teenagers between the ages of 14 and 16 if their parents do not approve? (PILLOK)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree50826.9
2) Agree61432.5
3) Disagree44023.3
4) Strongly disagree28214.9
8) Don't know331.7
9) No answer110.6
Missing979 
TOTAL1888100.0
255) Would you be for or against sex education in the public schools? (SEXEDUC)
TOTAL%
1) For172291.3
2) Against1467.7
8) Don't know191.0
Missing980 
TOTAL1887100.0
256) Should divorce in this country be easier or more difficult to obtain than it is now? (DIVLAW)
TOTAL%
1) Easier70237.2
2) More difficult70537.3
3) Stay same38320.3
8) Don't know874.6
9) No answer110.6
Missing979 
TOTAL1888100.0
257) 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 wrong38920.6
2) Almost always wrong1005.3
3) Sometimes wrong26313.9
4) Not wrong at all110158.3
8) Don't know251.3
9) No answer100.5
Missing979 
TOTAL1888100.0
258) 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 wrong114560.6
2) Almost always wrong30916.4
3) Sometimes wrong23112.2
4) Not wrong at all1819.6
8) Don't know191.0
9) No answer30.2
Missing979 
TOTAL1888100.0
259) 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 wrong139874.0
2) Almost always wrong25613.5
3) Sometimes wrong1618.5
4) Not wrong at all512.7
8) Don't know120.6
9) No answer120.6
Missing977 
TOTAL1890100.0
260) 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 wrong70037.0
2) Almost always wrong653.4
3) Sometimes wrong1015.3
4) Not wrong at all94049.7
8) Don't know502.6
9) No answer341.8
Missing977 
TOTAL1890100.0
261) 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.61131.2
2) There should be laws against the distribution of pornography to persons under 18.124463.6
3) There should be no laws forbidding the distribution of pornography.834.2
8) Don't know120.6
9) No answer60.3
Missing911 
TOTAL1956100.0
262) Have you seen an X-rated movie in the last year? (XMOVIE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes53727.5
2) No140972.0
8) Don't know40.2
9) No answer60.3
Missing911 
TOTAL1956100.0
263) 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 agree45724.2
2) Agree81743.3
3) Disagree44023.3
4) Strongly disagree1528.1
8) Don't know150.8
9) No answer70.4
Missing979 
TOTAL1888100.0
264) 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) Yes135071.5
2) No48225.5
8) Don't know462.4
9) No answer100.5
Missing979 
TOTAL1888100.0
265) 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) Yes119863.5
2) No63033.4
8) Don't know442.3
9) No answer160.8
Missing979 
TOTAL1888100.0
266) Do you think a person has the right to end his or her own life if this person has gone bankrupt? (SUICIDE2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes21911.6
2) No165087.4
8) Don't know120.6
9) No answer70.4
Missing979 
TOTAL1888100.0
267) 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) Yes19310.2
2) No167188.5
8) Don't know170.9
9) No answer70.4
Missing979 
TOTAL1888100.0
268) 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) Yes37319.8
2) No147077.9
8) Don't know331.7
9) No answer120.6
Missing979 
TOTAL1888100.0
269) The next questions deal with a difficult topic that may be sensitive for you. It is not clearly understood how a relative or friend's death by suicide may affect one's life afterwards. Please answer these questions as best as you can, and you can decline to answer any question if you are uncomfortable. Over your lifetime how many people have you known personally that died by suicide? Please tell us the total number of people that died by suicide. (SUINUM)
TOTAL%
0) 068146.7
1) 133222.8
2) 221514.7
3) 31006.9
4) 4362.5
5) 5251.7
6) 6151.0
7) 770.5
8) 840.3
10) 1090.6
12) 1210.1
20) 2010.1
21) 2110.1
50) 5010.1
70) 7010.1
95) 1 or more, number unknown30.2
98) Don't know30.2
99) No answer231.6
Missing1409 
TOTAL1458100.0
270) Have you known personally two or more people, one person, or no people that died by suicide over your lifetime? (SUINUM1)
TOTAL%
1) Two or more people333.3
3) No people333.3
8) Don't know333.3
Missing2858 
TOTAL9100.0
271) Thinking about the person you knew best that died by suicide, please tell me the letter of the category on the card which most clearly describes your relationship to that person? (SUIREL1)
TOTAL%
1) Husband or wife20.3
2) Partner or lover70.9
3) Son or daughter50.6
4) Mother or father151.9
5) Brother or sister162.1
6) Step-brother or step-sister50.6
7) Step-parent40.5
8) Step-son or step-daughter30.4
9) Cousin607.8
10) Other relative12315.9
11) Friend30138.9
12) Neighbor283.6
13) Co-worker405.2
14) Patient50.6
15) Acquaintance9712.5
16) Ex-spouse or ex-partner91.2
18) Classmate81.0
19) Relative of a friend81.0
20) Student40.5
21) Friend of a friend30.4
30) Other81.0
99) No answer233.0
Missing2093 
TOTAL774100.0
272) [Thinking about the person you knew best that died by suicide, please tell me the letter of the category on the card which most clearly describes your relationship to that person?] Was that person's death emotionally distressing to you? (SUINEG1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, greatly25933.5
2) Yes, to some extent25733.2
3) Yes, but not much11314.6
4) No10313.3
5) Not sure182.3
8) Don't know10.1
9) No answer233.0
Missing2093 
TOTAL774100.0
273) [Thinking about the person you knew best that died by suicide, please tell me the letter of the category on the card which most clearly describes your relationship to that person? How close were you to closest suicide victim?] On a scale of 1 to 5 how close did you feel to that person at the time of his or her death? Use 1 for not close at all and 5 for very close. (SUICLSE1)
TOTAL%
1) Not close at all14418.6
2) 212916.7
3) 321027.1
4) 413617.6
5) Very close13016.8
8) Don't know10.1
9) No answer243.1
Missing2093 
TOTAL774100.0
274) [Thinking about the person you knew best that died by suicide, please tell me the letter of the category on the card which most clearly describes your relationship to that person?] How many months and years has it been since that person's death? (SUITIME1)
TOTAL%
1) Respondent provides number of months or years70090.4
2) Respondent provides verbatim response uncodable in months/years425.4
8) Don't know70.9
9) No answer253.2
Missing2093 
TOTAL774100.0
275) [Thinking about the person you knew best that died by suicide, please tell me the letter of the category on the card which most clearly describes your relationship to that person?] How many months? (SUIMTHS1)
TOTAL%
0) 022128.6
1) 1141.8
2) 2192.5
3) 360.8
4) 4111.4
5) 5111.4
6) 6303.9
7) 750.6
8) 830.4
9) 950.6
10) 1040.5
11) 1191.2
97) No month given39551.0
98) Don't know81.0
99) No answer334.3
Missing2093 
TOTAL774100.0
276) [Thinking about the person you knew best that died by suicide, please tell me the letter of the category on the card which most clearly describes your relationship to that person?] How many years? (SUIYRS1)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL77418.54923
277) Please tell me the relationship category of the person you knew second best that died by suicide. (SUIREL2)
TOTAL%
1) Husband or wife10.2
2) Partner or lover40.9
3) Son or daughter10.2
4) Mother or father20.5
7) Step-parent10.2
9) Cousin286.3
10) Other relative6414.5
11) Friend16136.4
12) Neighbor153.4
13) Co-worker225.0
14) Patient61.4
15) Acquaintance8419.0
16) Ex-spouse or ex-partner20.5
18) Classmate20.5
19) Relative of a friend30.7
20) Student40.9
21) Friend of a friend61.4
30) Other112.5
98) Don't know10.2
99) No answer245.4
Missing2425 
TOTAL442100.0
278) [Please tell me the relationship category of the person you knew second best that died by suicide.] Was that person's death emotionally distressing to you? (SUINEG2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, greatly8519.2
2) Yes, to some extent13831.2
3) Yes, but not much10223.1
4) No8419.0
5) Not sure92.0
9) No answer245.4
Missing2425 
TOTAL442100.0
279) [Please tell me the relationship category of the person you knew second best that died by suicide.] On a scale of 1 to 5 how close did you feel to that person at the time of his or her death? Use 1 for not close at all and 5 for very close. (SUICLSE2)
TOTAL%
1) Not close at all12528.3
2) 29721.9
3) 311024.9
4) 44710.6
5) Very close398.8
9) No answer245.4
Missing2425 
TOTAL442100.0
280) [Please tell me the relationship category of the person you knew second best that died by suicide.] How many months and years has it been since that person's death? (SUITIME2)
TOTAL%
1) Respondent provides number of months or years38486.9
2) Respondent provides verbatim response uncodable in months/years235.2
8) Don't know102.3
9) No answer255.7
Missing2425 
TOTAL442100.0
281) [Please tell me the relationship category of the person you knew second best that died by suicide.] How many months has it been since that person's death? (SUIMTHS2)
TOTAL%
0) 012929.2
1) 151.1
2) 230.7
3) 3112.5
4) 430.7
5) 530.7
6) 6153.4
7) 720.5
8) 810.2
9) 920.5
10) 1010.2
11) 1120.5
97) No month given22450.7
98) Don't know61.4
99) No answer357.9
Missing2425 
TOTAL442100.0
282) [Please tell me the relationship category of the person you knew second best that died by suicide.] How many years has it been since that person's death? (SUIYRS2)
TOTAL%
0) 0225.0
1) 1122.7
2) 2204.5
3) 3306.8
4) 4153.4
5) 5347.7
6) 6153.4
7) 7112.5
8) 8143.2
9) 961.4
10) 10439.7
11) 11102.3
12) 12112.5
13) 1310.2
14) 1410.2
15) 15143.2
16) 1630.7
17) 1761.4
18) 1881.8
19) 1910.2
20) 20327.2
21) 2120.5
22) 22102.3
23) 2361.4
24) 2430.7
25) 25132.9
26) 2620.5
28) 2810.2
29) 2920.5
30) 30153.4
32) 3210.2
33) 3320.5
34) 3410.2
35) 3540.9
36) 3610.2
37) 3710.2
38) 3820.5
40) 4081.8
41) 4110.2
42) 4210.2
45) 4530.7
47) 4710.2
48) 4820.5
50) 5051.1
60) 6020.5
98) Don't know51.1
99) No answer398.8
Missing2425 
TOTAL442100.0
283) 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) Yes129266.1
2) No58429.9
8) Don't know753.8
9) No answer50.3
Missing911 
TOTAL1956100.0
284) [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) Yes19810.1
2) No171587.7
8) Don't know381.9
9) No answer50.3
Missing911 
TOTAL1956100.0
285) [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) Yes31916.3
2) No158581.0
8) Don't know452.3
9) No answer70.4
Missing911 
TOTAL1956100.0
286) [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) Yes129066.0
2) No58930.1
8) Don't know733.7
9) No answer40.2
Missing911 
TOTAL1956100.0
287) [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) Yes164784.2
2) No27814.2
8) Don't know261.3
9) No answer50.3
Missing911 
TOTAL1956100.0
288) 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) Yes60432.0
2) No127167.2
8) Don't know120.6
9) No answer30.2
Missing977 
TOTAL1890100.0
289) Do you happen to have in your home (or garage) any guns or revolvers? (OWNGUN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes59331.4
2) No124665.9
3) Refused502.6
8) Don't know10.1
Missing977 
TOTAL1890100.0
290) If 'yes' to OWNGUN: Is it a pistol, shotgun, rifle or what? Code all that apply. Pistol (PISTOL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes40621.5
2) No141775.0
3) Refused603.2
8) Don't know60.3
Missing978 
TOTAL1889100.0
291) If 'yes' to OWNGUN: Is it a pistol, shotgun, rifle or what? Code all that apply. Shotgun (SHOTGUN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes34618.3
2) No147778.2
3) Refused603.2
8) Don't know60.3
Missing978 
TOTAL1889100.0
292) If 'yes' to OWNGUN: Is it a pistol, shotgun, rifle or what? Code all that apply. Rifle (RIFLE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes36519.3
2) No145877.2
3) Refused603.2
8) Don't know60.3
Missing978 
TOTAL1889100.0
293) Do any of these guns personally belong to you? (ROWNGUN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes40462.8
2) No18628.9
3) Refused538.2
Missing2224 
TOTAL643100.0
294) Do you or your spouse go hunting? (HUNT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, respondent does19510.3
2) Yes, spouse does693.7
3) Yes, both do462.4
4) No, neither respondent nor spouse hunts157683.4
8) Don't know10.1
9) No answer30.2
Missing977 
TOTAL1890100.0
295) Does respondent or spouse or partner hunt? (HUNT1)
TOTAL%
1) Respondent hunts1849.7
2) Spouse or partner hunts794.2
3) Both hunt573.0
4) Neither hunts156682.9
8) Don't know10.1
9) No answer20.1
Missing978 
TOTAL1889100.0
296) 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) Everyday39821.1
2) Few times a week27014.3
3) Once a week22912.1
4) Less than once a week30015.9
5) Never68836.5
9) No answer20.1
Missing980 
TOTAL1887100.0
297) On the average day, about how many hours do you personally watch television? (TVHOURS)
TOTAL%
0) 01628.6
1) 137019.6
2) 248625.8
3) 329715.7
4) 422111.7
5) 51136.0
6) 6924.9
7) 7221.2
8) 8462.4
9) 960.3
10) 10231.2
11) 1110.1
12) 12251.3
13) 1310.1
14) 1410.1
15) 1540.2
16) 1620.1
18) 1810.1
20) 2050.3
24) 2450.3
98) Don't know40.2
Missing980 
TOTAL1887100.0
298) Do you have a telephone? (PHONE)
TOTAL%
1) No phone190.7
2) Refused802.8
3) Phone in home101035.2
4) Phone elsewhere863.0
6) Cell phone167258.3
TOTAL2867100.0
299) In general, what was the respondent's attitude toward the interview? (COOP)
TOTAL%
1) Friendly and interested241784.3
2) Cooperative but not particularly interested35512.4
3) Impatient and restless752.6
4) Hostile30.1
8) Don't know90.3
9) No answer80.3
TOTAL2867100.0
300) Was respondent's understanding of the questions good, fair or poor? (COMPREND)
TOTAL%
1) Good239083.4
2) Fair41714.5
3) Poor501.7
8) Don't know20.1
9) No answer80.3
TOTAL2867100.0
301) 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)143750.1
2) Variant (Form 2)143049.9
TOTAL2867100.0
302) 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 agree61332.5
2) Agree80242.5
3) Disagree39520.9
4) Strongly disagree683.6
8) Don't know100.5
Missing979 
TOTAL1888100.0
303) 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 agree723.8
2) Agree44823.7
3) Disagree100053.0
4) Strongly disagree35518.8
8) Don't know130.7
Missing979 
TOTAL1888100.0
304) 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 agree1105.8
2) Agree40521.5
3) Disagree85345.2
4) Strongly disagree50426.7
8) Don't know150.8
9) No answer10.1
Missing979 
TOTAL1888100.0
305) 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) Yes79342.0
2) No102054.0
8) Don't know673.5
9) No answer80.4
Missing979 
TOTAL1888100.0
306) 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) Yes1548.2
2) No170390.2
8) Don't know281.5
9) No answer30.2
Missing979 
TOTAL1888100.0
307) 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) Yes96150.9
2) No87846.5
8) Don't know462.4
9) No answer30.2
Missing979 
TOTAL1888100.0
308) 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) Yes78641.6
2) No103554.8
8) Don't know623.3
9) No answer50.3
Missing979 
TOTAL1888100.0
309) In general, how do you feel about your time--would you say you always feel rushed even to do things you have to do, only sometimes feel rushed, or almost never feel rushed. (RUSHED)
TOTAL%
1) Always21522.0
2) Sometimes54255.4
3) Almost never21822.3
9) No answer40.4
Missing1888 
TOTAL979100.0
310) How often would you say you have time on your hands that you don't know what to do with--quite often, just now and then, or almost never? (BORED)
TOTAL%
1) Quite often5110.2
2) Now and then20340.5
3) Almost never24548.9
9) No answer20.4
Missing2366 
TOTAL501100.0
311) During the past two weeks, would you say that you experienced a lot of stress, a moderate amount of stress, relatively little stress, or almost no stress at all? (STRESSWK)
TOTAL%
1) A lot of stress11023.0
2) A moderate amount of stress17135.8
3) Relatively little stress12927.0
4) Almost no stress at all6513.6
9) No answer30.6
Missing2389 
TOTAL478100.0
312) 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.34517.7
2) 228114.4
3) Agree with both80241.0
4) 428714.7
5) Each person should take care of himself/herself.1728.8
8) Don't know613.1
9) No answer60.3
Missing913 
TOTAL1954100.0
313) Some people think that the government in Washington is trying to do too many things that should be left to individuals and private business. Others disagree and think that the government should do even more to solve our country's problems. Still others have opinions somewhere in between. 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 problems32916.8
2) 221010.7
3) Agree with both75438.6
4) 427314.0
5) The government in Washington is trying to do too many things that should be left to individuals and private business29214.9
8) Don't know924.7
9) No answer40.2
Missing913 
TOTAL1954100.0
314) 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. Others think that these matters are not the responsibility of the federal government and that people should take care of these things themselves. 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 bills58730.0
2) 236418.6
3) Agree with both59930.7
4) 41909.7
5) These matters are not the responsibility of the federal government and that people should take care of these things themselves1568.0
8) Don't know552.8
9) No answer30.2
Missing913 
TOTAL1954100.0
315) Some people think that (Blacks/Negroes/African-Americans) have been discriminated against for so long that the government has a special obligation to help improve their living standards. Others believe that the government should not be giving special treatment to (Blacks/Negroes/African-Americans). 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 standards24612.6
2) 222011.3
3) Agree with both60831.1
4) 437119.0
5) The government should not be giving special treatment to African Americans43022.0
8) Don't know723.7
9) No answer70.4
Missing913 
TOTAL1954100.0
316) Which statement comes closest to expressing what you believe about God? (GOD)
TOTAL%
1) I don't believe in God1264.4
2) I don't know whether there is a God, and I don't believe there is any way to find out1886.6
3) I don't believe in a personal God, but do believe in a Higher Power of some kind35712.5
4) I find myself believing in God some of the time, but not at others1003.5
5) While I have doubts, I feel that I do believe in God46116.1
6) I know God really exists and I have no doubts about it160756.1
8) Don't know90.3
9) No answer190.7
TOTAL2867100.0
317) 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) Yes120342.0
2) No159555.6
8) Don't know451.6
9) No answer240.8
TOTAL2867100.0
318) 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) Yes127944.6
2) No157655.0
8) Don't know10.0
9) No answer110.4
TOTAL2867100.0
319) 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) Rich955.0
2) 21869.9
3) 345824.3
4) 498552.2
5) 51105.8
6) 6221.2
7) Poor70.4
8) Don't know160.8
9) No answer90.5
Missing979 
TOTAL1888100.0
320) 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) Rich90.5
2) 2201.1
3) 3955.0
4) 462733.2
5) 571237.7
6) 633217.6
7) Poor613.2
8) Don't know221.2
9) No answer100.5
Missing979 
TOTAL1888100.0
321) 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-working1025.4
2) 21859.8
3) 340221.3
4) 494349.9
5) 51658.7
6) 6402.1
7) Lazy211.1
8) Don't know170.9
9) No answer130.7
Missing979 
TOTAL1888100.0
322) 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) Hardworking663.5
2) 21005.3
3) 324312.9
4) 493949.7
5) 533217.6
6) 61186.3
7) Lazy552.9
8) Don't know211.1
9) No answer140.7
Missing979 
TOTAL1888100.0
323) 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) Unintelligent130.7
2) 2331.7
3) 31397.4
4) 489447.4
5) 540221.3
6) 623712.6
7) Intelligent1316.9
98) Don't know231.2
99) No answer160.8
Missing979 
TOTAL1888100.0
324) 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) Unintelligent221.2
2) 2392.1
3) 31769.3
4) 4101553.8
5) 535618.9
6) 61497.9
7) Intelligent884.7
98) Don't know271.4
99) No answer160.8
Missing979 
TOTAL1888100.0
325) 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 favor1809.5
2) Favor39020.7
3) Neither favor nor oppose98252.0
4) Oppose24212.8
5) Strongly oppose824.3
8) Don't know90.5
9) No answer30.2
Missing979 
TOTAL1888100.0
326) 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 favor36819.5
2) Favor45324.0
3) Neither favor nor oppose94550.1
4) Oppose784.1
5) Strongly oppose281.5
8) Don't know110.6
9) No answer50.3
Missing979 
TOTAL1888100.0
327) 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 favor40521.5
2) Favor25413.5
3) Neither favor nor appose98252.0
4) Oppose1407.4
5) Strongly oppose995.2
8) Don't know40.2
9) No answer40.2
Missing979 
TOTAL1888100.0
328) 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 favor39621.0
2) Favor29115.4
3) Neither favor nor oppose102154.1
4) Oppose1186.3
5) Strongly oppose502.6
8) Don't know70.4
9) No answer50.3
Missing979 
TOTAL1888100.0
329) 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 favor41221.8
2) Favor29915.8
3) Neither favor nor oppose101353.7
4) Oppose1095.8
5) Strongly oppose422.2
8) Don't know70.4
9) No answer60.3
Missing979 
TOTAL1888100.0
330) 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 favor68036.0
2) Favor27414.5
3) Neither favor nor oppose87646.4
4) Oppose412.2
5) Strongly oppose130.7
8) Don't know20.1
9) No answer20.1
Missing979 
TOTAL1888100.0
331) 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 white21018.6
2) Mostly white48342.7
3) Half white-black34030.0
4) Mostly black423.7
5) All black111.0
8) Don't know272.4
9) No answer191.7
Missing1735 
TOTAL1132100.0
332) 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 likely26313.9
2) Somewhat likely79542.1
3) Not very likely75940.2
8) Don't know613.2
9) No answer110.6
Missing978 
TOTAL1889100.0
333) 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 hiring21623.1
2) For preferential hiring9910.6
3) Against preferential hiring26528.3
4) Strongly against preferential hiring31633.8
8) Don't know374.0
9) No answer30.3
Missing1931 
TOTAL936100.0
334) 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 likely10611.3
2) Somewhat likely32434.6
3) Somewhat unlikely30732.8
4) Very unlikely17618.8
8) Don't know232.5
Missing1931 
TOTAL936100.0
335) 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 likely21122.2
2) Somewhat likely48050.4
3) Somewhat unlikely16317.1
4) Very unlikely818.5
8) Don't know171.8
Missing1915 
TOTAL952100.0
336) 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 agree21022.1
2) Agree48350.7
3) Neither agree nor disagree879.1
4) Disagree14114.8
5) Strongly disagree303.2
8) Don't know10.1
Missing1915 
TOTAL952100.0
337) Have you ever felt that you were going to have a nervous breakdown? (EVBRKDWN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes38534.3
2) No72464.5
8) Don't know10.1
9) No answer121.1
Missing1745 
TOTAL1122100.0
338) Please answer the following questions about yourself by indicating the extent of your agreement: Do you agree or disagree that... In uncertain times, I usually expect best. (LOTR1)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree704.8
2) Disagree19613.4
3) Neutral27118.6
4) Agree68346.8
5) Strongly agree22715.6
8) Don't know20.1
9) No answer90.6
Missing1409 
TOTAL1458100.0
339) Please answer the following questions about yourself by indicating the extent of your agreement: Do you agree or disagree that... If something can go wrong for me, it will. (LOTR2)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree1288.8
2) Disagree57639.5
3) Neutral31321.5
4) Agree35124.1
5) Strongly agree805.5
8) Don't know10.1
9) No answer90.6
Missing1409 
TOTAL1458100.0
340) Please answer the following questions about yourself by indicating the extent of your agreement: Do you agree or disagree that... I'm always optimistic about my future. (LOTR3)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree432.9
2) Disagree1449.9
3) Neutral28119.3
4) Agree72449.7
5) Strongly agree25617.6
8) Don't know10.1
9) No answer90.6
Missing1409 
TOTAL1458100.0
341) Please answer the following questions about yourself by indicating the extent of your agreement: Do you agree or disagree that... I hardly ever expect things to go my way. (LOTR4)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree18913.0
2) Disagree71048.7
3) Neutral29920.5
4) Agree19613.4
5) Strongly agree553.8
9) No answer90.6
Missing1409 
TOTAL1458100.0
342) Please answer the following questions about yourself by indicating the extent of your agreement: Do you agree or disagree that... I rarely count on good things happening to me. (LOTR5)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree19013.0
2) Disagree69947.9
3) Neutral27018.5
4) Agree22515.4
5) Strongly agree614.2
8) Don't know30.2
9) No answer100.7
Missing1409 
TOTAL1458100.0
343) Please answer the following questions about yourself by indicating the extent of your agreement: Do you agree or disagree that... Overall, I expect more good things to happen to me than bad. (LOTR6)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree392.7
2) Disagree906.2
3) Neutral19613.4
4) Agree84357.8
5) Strongly agree28019.2
9) No answer100.7
Missing1409 
TOTAL1458100.0
344) Using the scale on the showcard, please select the response that best describes how you think about yourself right now. Please focus on yourself and what is going on in your life at this moment. If I should find myself in a jam, I could think of many ways to get out of it. (HOPE1)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely false191.3
2) Mostly false231.6
3) Somewhat false271.9
4) Slightly false281.9
5) Slightly true15410.6
6) Somewhat true29920.5
7) Mostly true54337.2
8) Definitely true34623.7
98) Don't know70.5
99) No answer120.8
Missing1409 
TOTAL1458100.0
345) Using the scale on the showcard, please select the response that best describes how you think about yourself right now. Please focus on yourself and what is going on in your life at this moment. At the present time, I am energetically pursuing my goals. (HOPE2)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely false533.6
2) Mostly false533.6
3) Somewhat false684.7
4) Slightly false674.6
5) Slightly true22915.7
6) Somewhat true29120.0
7) Mostly true40327.6
8) Definitely true27418.8
98) Don't know70.5
99) No answer130.9
Missing1409 
TOTAL1458100.0
346) Using the scale on the showcard, please select the response that best describes how you think about yourself right now. Please focus on yourself and what is going on in your life at this moment. There are lots of ways around any problem that I am facing now. (HOPE3)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely false201.4
2) Mostly false362.5
3) Somewhat false382.6
4) Slightly false523.6
5) Slightly true19113.1
6) Somewhat true34723.8
7) Mostly true47232.4
8) Definitely true28619.6
98) Don't know40.3
99) No answer120.8
Missing1409 
TOTAL1458100.0
347) Using the scale on the showcard, please select the response that best describes how you think about yourself right now. Please focus on yourself and what is going on in your life at this moment. Right now, I see myself as being pretty successful. (HOPE4)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely false513.5
2) Mostly false483.3
3) Somewhat false573.9
4) Slightly false835.7
5) Slightly true21514.7
6) Somewhat true33723.1
7) Mostly true42629.2
8) Definitely true22515.4
98) Don't know50.3
99) No answer110.8
Missing1409 
TOTAL1458100.0
348) Using the scale on the showcard, please select the response that best describes how you think about yourself right now. Please focus on yourself and what is going on in your life at this moment. I can think of many ways to reach my current goals. (HOPE5)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely false231.6
2) Mostly false251.7
3) Somewhat false382.6
4) Slightly false543.7
5) Slightly true19913.6
6) Somewhat true37425.7
7) Mostly true43930.1
8) Definitely true28619.6
98) Don't know70.5
99) No answer130.9
Missing1409 
TOTAL1458100.0
349) Using the scale on the showcard, please select the response that best describes how you think about yourself right now. Please focus on yourself and what is going on in your life at this moment. At this time, I am meeting the goals I have set for myself. (HOPE6)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely false573.9
2) Mostly false513.5
3) Somewhat false624.3
4) Slightly false1047.1
5) Slightly true25117.2
6) Somewhat true35724.5
7) Mostly true40427.7
8) Definitely true15310.5
98) Don't know70.5
99) No answer120.8
Missing1409 
TOTAL1458100.0
350) 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 religious46416.2
2) Moderately religious109138.1
3) Slightly religious64722.6
4) Not religious at all63122.0
8) Don't know120.4
9) No answer220.8
TOTAL2867100.0
351) 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 spiritual83329.1
2) Moderately spiritual106837.3
3) Slightly spiritual64522.5
4) Not spiritual2849.9
8) Don't know170.6
9) No answer200.7
TOTAL2867100.0
352) With the exception of elementary or high school performances, did you go to a live music, theater, or dance performance, during the last 12 months? (PRFMNCE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes60541.0
2) No86458.5
9) No answer80.5
Missing1390 
TOTAL1477100.0
353) During the last 12 months, did you go to an art exhibit, such as paintings, sculpture, textiles, graphic design, or photography? (ARTEXBT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes48132.6
2) No98866.9
9) No answer80.5
Missing1390 
TOTAL1477100.0
354) You said that in the last 12 months you attended a performance. I'd like to ask you a few questions about the last time you did this type of activity. Was this a music, dance, or theater performance? Music (PRFMMUS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes27964.3
2) No14633.6
8) Don't know10.2
9) No answer81.8
Missing2433 
TOTAL434100.0
355) You said that in the last 12 months you attended a performance. I'd like to ask you a few questions about the last time you did this type of activity. Was this a music, dance, or theater performance? Dance (PRFMDAN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes7417.1
2) No35180.9
9) No answer92.1
Missing2433 
TOTAL434100.0
356) You said that in the last 12 months you attended a performance. I'd like to ask you a few questions about the last time you did this type of activity. Was this a music, dance, or theater performance? Theater (PRFMTHE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes15836.4
2) No26761.5
9) No answer92.1
Missing2433 
TOTAL434100.0
357) Did you attend this performance alone, with one other person, or with two or more other people? (PRFMATT)
TOTAL%
1) Alone194.4
2) With one other person19043.8
3) With two or more other people21750.0
9) No answer81.8
Missing2433 
TOTAL434100.0
358) Did any of the following go with you [to the performance]? Spouse or partner (PRFMATT1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes21952.8
2) No18845.3
9) No answer81.9
Missing2452 
TOTAL415100.0
359) Did any of the following go with you [to the performance]? Child (PRFMATT2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes10525.3
2) No30272.8
9) No answer81.9
Missing2452 
TOTAL415100.0
360) Did any of the following go with you [to the performance]? Friend (PRFMATT3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes18444.3
2) No22353.7
9) No answer81.9
Missing2452 
TOTAL415100.0
361) Did any of the following go with you [to the performance]? Relative (PRFMATT4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes12530.1
2) No28268.0
9) No answer81.9
Missing2452 
TOTAL415100.0
362) Did any of the following go with you [to the performance]? Someone else (PRFMATT5)
TOTAL%
1) Yes5112.3
2) No35685.8
9) No answer81.9
Missing2452 
TOTAL415100.0
363) Was the performance you attended free, or was there an admission fee? (PRFMFREE)
TOTAL%
1) Free8218.9
2) Admission fee34479.3
9) No answer81.8
Missing2433 
TOTAL434100.0
364) People attend performances for different reasons. How big a reason was low cost in your decision to attend this performance? Was it a major reason, a minor reason, or not a reason at all? (PRFMWHY1)
TOTAL%
1) Major reason6214.3
2) Minor reason10123.3
3) Not a reason26360.6
9) No answer81.8
Missing2433 
TOTAL434100.0
365) People attend performances for different reasons. How big a reason was wanting to experience high quality art in your decision to attend this performance? Was it a major reason, a minor reason, or not a reason at all? (PRFMWHY2)
TOTAL%
1) Major reason17540.3
2) Minor reason10123.3
3) Not a reason15034.6
9) No answer81.8
Missing2433 
TOTAL434100.0
366) People attend performances for different reasons. How big a reason was wanting to socialize with family or friends in your decision to attend this performance? Was it a major reason, a minor reason, or not a reason at all? (PRFMWHY3)
TOTAL%
1) Major reason22952.8
2) Minor reason9822.6
3) Not a reason9822.6
9) No answer92.1
Missing2433 
TOTAL434100.0
367) People attend performances for different reasons. How big a reason was wanting to learn about or celebrate your or your family's cultural heritage in your decision to attend this performance? Was it a major reason, a minor reason, or not a reason at all? (PRFMWHY4)
TOTAL%
1) Major reason378.5
2) Minor reason5011.5
3) Not a reason33978.1
9) No answer81.8
Missing2433 
TOTAL434100.0
368) People attend performances for different reasons. How big a reason was wanting to support a community organization or event in your decision to attend this performance? Was it a major reason, a minor reason, or not a reason at all? (PRFMWHY5)
TOTAL%
1) Major reason9722.4
2) Minor reason11326.0
3) Not a reason21649.8
9) No answer81.8
Missing2433 
TOTAL434100.0
369) People attend performances for different reasons. How big a reason was wanting to gain knowledge or learn something new in your decision to attend this performance? Was it a major reason, a minor reason, or not a reason at all? (PRFMWHY6)
TOTAL%
1) Major reason7417.1
2) Minor reason11727.0
3) Not a reason23554.1
9) No answer81.8
Missing2433 
TOTAL434100.0
370) People attend performances for different reasons. How big a reason was wanting to experience a performance at this location in your decision to attend this performance? Was it a major reason,a minor reason, or not a reason at all? (PRFMWHY7)
TOTAL%
1) Major reason12428.6
2) Minor reason12929.7
3) Not a reason17239.6
8) Don't know10.2
9) No answer81.8
Missing2433 
TOTAL434100.0
371) People attend performances for different reasons. How big a reason was wanting to see a specific, individual performer in your decision to attend this performance? Was it a major reason, a minor reason, or not a reason at all? (PRFMWHY8)
TOTAL%
1) Major reason23453.9
2) Minor reason6114.1
3) Not a reason13130.2
9) No answer81.8
Missing2433 
TOTAL434100.0
372) People attend performances for different reasons. Was there some other major reason for your decision to attend that is not shown on the card? (PRFMWHY9)
TOTAL%
1) Yes7517.3
2) No35180.9
9) No answer81.8
Missing2433 
TOTAL434100.0
373) People attend performances for different reasons. Was there some other major reason for your decision to attend that is not shown on the card? Please specify: (PRFMWHY0)
TOTAL%
2) School related33.6
3) Wanted to see specific show/exhibit1922.9
6) Entertainment, enjoyment, have fun1012.0
7) Religious33.6
10) Support Family/Friend910.8
11) Celebrate birthday, anniversary78.4
12) Night Out, Date1214.5
20) Misc other reasons1214.5
99) No answer89.6
Missing2784 
TOTAL83100.0
374) You said that in the last 12 months you attended an exhibit. I'd like to ask you a few questions about the last time you did this type of activity. Did you attend this exhibit alone, with one other person, or with two or more other people? (ARTATT)
TOTAL%
1) Alone299.0
2) With one other person15046.7
3) With two or more other people13441.7
9) No answer82.5
Missing2546 
TOTAL321100.0
375) You said that in the last 12 months you attended an exhibit. I'd like to ask you a few questions about the last time you did this type of activity. Did any of the following go with you? Spouse or partner (ARTATT1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes15252.1
2) No13245.2
9) No answer82.7
Missing2575 
TOTAL292100.0
376) You said that in the last 12 months you attended an exhibit. I'd like to ask you a few questions about the last time you did this type of activity. Did any of the following go with you? Child (ARTATT2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes8629.5
2) No19867.8
9) No answer82.7
Missing2575 
TOTAL292100.0
377) You said that in the last 12 months you attended an exhibit. I'd like to ask you a few questions about the last time you did this type of activity. Did any of the following go with you? Friend (ARTATT3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes12542.8
2) No15954.5
9) No answer82.7
Missing2575 
TOTAL292100.0
378) You said that in the last 12 months you attended an exhibit. I'd like to ask you a few questions about the last time you did this type of activity. Did any of the following go with you? Relative (ARTATT4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes7425.3
2) No21071.9
9) No answer82.7
Missing2575 
TOTAL292100.0
379) You said that in the last 12 months you attended an exhibit. I'd like to ask you a few questions about the last time you did this type of activity. Did any of the following go with you? Someone else (ARTATT5)
TOTAL%
1) Yes4214.4
2) No24282.9
9) No answer82.7
Missing2575 
TOTAL292100.0
380) Was the exhibit you attended free, or was there an admission fee? (ARTFREE)
TOTAL%
1) Free18357.0
2) Admission fee12940.2
8) Don't know10.3
9) No answer82.5
Missing2546 
TOTAL321100.0
381) People attend exhibits for different reasons. How big a reason was low cost in your decision to attend this exhibit? Was it a major reason, a minor reason, or not a reason at all? (ARTWHY1)
TOTAL%
1) Major reason3510.9
2) Minor reason6720.9
3) Not a reason21165.7
9) No answer82.5
Missing2546 
TOTAL321100.0
382) People attend exhibits for different reasons. How big a reason was wanting to experience high quality art in your decision to attend this exhibit? Was it a major reason, a minor reason, or not a reason at all? (ARTWHY2)
TOTAL%
1) Major reason14745.8
2) Minor reason8225.5
3) Not a reason8426.2
9) No answer82.5
Missing2546 
TOTAL321100.0
383) People attend exhibits for different reasons. How big a reason was wanting to socialize with family or friends in your decision to attend this exhibit? Was it a major reason, a minor reason, or not a reason at all? (ARTWHY3)
TOTAL%
1) Major reason16350.8
2) Minor reason7222.4
3) Not a reason7824.3
9) No answer82.5
Missing2546 
TOTAL321100.0
384) People attend exhibits for different reasons. How big a reason was wanting to learn about or celebrate your or your family's cultural heritage in your decision to attend this exhibit? Was it a major reason, a minor reason, or not a reason at all? (ARTWHY4)
TOTAL%
1) Major reason299.0
2) Minor reason4915.3
3) Not a reason23573.2
9) No answer82.5
Missing2546 
TOTAL321100.0
385) People attend exhibits for different reasons. How big a reason was wanting to support a community organization or event in your decision to attend this exhibit? Was it a major reason, a minor reason, or not a reason at all? (ARTWHY5)
TOTAL%
1) Major reason9629.9
2) Minor reason8526.5
3) Not a reason13241.1
9) No answer82.5
Missing2546 
TOTAL321100.0
386) People attend exhibits for different reasons. How big a reason was wanting to gain knowledge or learn something new in your decision to attend this exhibit? Was it a major reason, a minor reason, or not a reason at all? (ARTWHY6)
TOTAL%
1) Major reason17454.2
2) Minor reason9529.6
3) Not a reason4413.7
9) No answer82.5
Missing2546 
TOTAL321100.0
387) People attend exhibits for different reasons. How big a reason was wanting to see an exhibit at this location in your decision to attend this exhibit? Was it a major reason, a minor reason, or not a reason at all? (ARTWHY7)
TOTAL%
1) Major reason11937.1
2) Minor reason10532.7
3) Not a reason8927.7
9) No answer82.5
Missing2546 
TOTAL321100.0
388) People attend exhibits for different reasons. Was there some other major reason for your decision to attend that is not shown on the card? (ARTWHY8)
TOTAL%
1) Yes6119.0
2) No25178.2
8) Don't know10.3
9) No answer82.5
Missing2546 
TOTAL321100.0
389) People attend exhibits for different reasons. Was there some other major reason for your decision to attend that is not shown on the card? Please specify: (ARTWHY9)
TOTAL%
2) School related57.2
3) Wanted to see specific show/exhibit11.4
6) Entertainment, enjoyment, have fun11.4
10) Support Family/Friend1724.6
11) Celebrate birthday, anniversary22.9
12) Night Out, Date22.9
13) Meet, Support Artist22.9
14) Work Related22.9
20) Misc other reasons2942.0
99) No answer811.6
Missing2798 
TOTAL69100.0
390) During the last 12 months, was there a performance or exhibit that you wanted to go to but did not? (NOGO)
TOTAL%
1) Yes61641.7
2) No85157.6
8) Don't know20.1
9) No answer80.5
Missing1390 
TOTAL1477100.0
391) During the last 12 months, was there a performance or exhibit that you wanted to go to but did not? Was it a performance or an exhibit? (NOGO1)
TOTAL%
1) Performance42969.6
2) Exhibit12620.5
3) Both performance and exhibit619.9
Missing2251 
TOTAL616100.0
392) Thinking about the most recent performance you wanted to attend but did not, which of the following factors were important in your decision not to attend? Cost too much. (PRFMCOST)
TOTAL%
1) A reason19943.4
2) Not a reason26056.6
Missing2408 
TOTAL459100.0
393) Thinking about the most recent performance you wanted to attend but did not, which of the following factors were important in your decision not to attend? Programs or events were not of not of interest. (PRFMINT)
TOTAL%
1) A reason316.8
2) Not a reason42893.2
Missing2408 
TOTAL459100.0
394) Thinking about the most recent performance you wanted to attend but did not, which of the following factors were important in your decision not to attend? Too difficult to get there. (PRFMTRVL)
TOTAL%
1) A reason12928.1
2) Not a reason33071.9
Missing2408 
TOTAL459100.0
395) Thinking about the most recent performance you wanted to attend but did not, which of the following factors were important in your decision not to attend? Could not find anyone to go with. (PRFMGST)
TOTAL%
1) A reason9119.8
2) Not a reason36780.0
8) Don't know10.2
Missing2408 
TOTAL459100.0
396) Thinking about the most recent performance you wanted to attend but did not, which of the following factors were important in your decision not to attend? Could not find the time. (PRFMTIME)
TOTAL%
1) A reason23250.5
2) Not a reason22749.5
Missing2408 
TOTAL459100.0
397) Thinking about the most recent performance you wanted to attend but did not, which of the following factors were important in your decision not to attend? Did not want to go to that location. (PRFMLOC)
TOTAL%
1) A reason388.3
2) Not a reason42091.5
8) Don't know10.2
Missing2408 
TOTAL459100.0
398) Thinking about the most recent performance you wanted to attend but did not, which of the following factors were important in your decision not to attend? Some other reason not shown. (PRFMOTHR)
TOTAL%
1) A reason10122.0
2) Not a reason35777.8
8) Don't know10.2
Missing2408 
TOTAL459100.0
399) Thinking about the most recent performance you wanted to attend but did not, which of the following factors were important in your decision not to attend? Some other reason not shown. Please specify: (PRFMOTHR1) (PRFMTHR1)
TOTAL%
7) Work conflict66.4
8) Ill, too tired2324.5
10) No childcare88.5
11) Sold out1718.1
12) Forgot, didn't act in time99.6
13) Away, other conflict55.3
14) Taking care of family member22.1
20) Some other reason not shown1516.0
98) Don't know11.1
99) No answer88.5
Missing2773 
TOTAL94100.0
400) Thinking about the most recent exhibit you wanted to attend but did not, which of the following factors were important in your decision not to attend? Cost too much. (ARTCOST)
TOTAL%
1) A reason4428.0
2) Not a reason11372.0
Missing2710 
TOTAL157100.0
401) Thinking about the most recent exhibit you wanted to attend but did not, which of the following factors were important in your decision not to attend? Programs or events were not of interest. (ARTINT)
TOTAL%
1) A reason138.3
2) Not a reason14491.7
Missing2710 
TOTAL157100.0
402) Thinking about the most recent exhibit you wanted to attend but did not, which of the following factors were important in your decision not to attend? Too difficult to get there. (ARTTRVL)
TOTAL%
1) A reason4729.9
2) Not a reason11070.1
Missing2710 
TOTAL157100.0
403) Thinking about the most recent exhibit you wanted to attend but did not, which of the following factors were important in your decision not to attend? Could not find anyone to go with. (ARTGST)
TOTAL%
1) A reason2314.6
2) Not a reason13485.4
Missing2710 
TOTAL157100.0
404) Thinking about the most recent exhibit you wanted to attend but did not, which of the following factors were important in your decision not to attend? Could not find the time. (ARTTIME)
TOTAL%
1) A reason9560.5
2) Not a reason6239.5
Missing2710 
TOTAL157100.0
405) Thinking about the most recent exhibit you wanted to attend but did not, which of the following factors were important in your decision not to attend? Did not want to go to that location. (ARTLOC)
TOTAL%
1) A reason138.3
2) Not a reason14491.7
Missing2710 
TOTAL157100.0
406) Thinking about the most recent exhibit you wanted to attend but did not, which of the following factors were important in your decision not to attend? Some other reason not shown. (ARTOTHR)
TOTAL%
1) A reason4528.7
2) Not a reason11170.7
8) Don't know10.6
Missing2710 
TOTAL157100.0
407) [For PRFMCOST-PRFMOTHR] Of these factors, which one was the most important in your decision not to attend [the performance]? (PRFMMOSTOTH) (PRFMMOTH)
TOTAL%
1) Cost too much6025.9
2) Programs or events were not of interest20.9
3) Too difficult to get there3916.8
4) Could not find anyone to go with198.2
5) Could not find the time6829.3
6) Did not want to go to that location62.6
7) Work conflict31.3
8) Ill, too tired83.4
10) No childcare20.9
11) Sold out52.2
12) Forgot, didn't act in time52.2
13) Away, other conflict20.9
14) Taking care of family member10.4
20) Some other reason not shown41.7
99) No answer83.4
Missing2635 
TOTAL232100.0
408) [For ARTCOST-ARTOTHR] Of these factors, which one was the most important in your decision not to attend [the art exhibit]? (ARTMOSTOTH) (ARTMOTH)
TOTAL%
1) Cost too much1921.8
2) Programs or events were not of interest22.3
3) Too difficult to get there1011.5
4) Could not find anyone to go with55.7
5) Could not find the time2629.9
6) Did not want to go to that location11.1
7) Work conflict11.1
8) Ill, too tired66.9
10) No childcare55.7
13) Away, other conflict22.3
14) Taking care of family member11.1
20) Some other reason not shown11.1
99) No answer89.2
Missing2780 
TOTAL87100.0
409) Can you speak a language other than English? (OTHLANG)
TOTAL%
1) Yes81628.5
2) No204571.3
9) No answer60.2
TOTAL2867100.0
410) What other language(s) do you speak? First response. (OTHLANG1)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL82223.521106
411) What other language(s) do you speak? Second response. (OTHLANG2)
TOTAL%
1) English104.7
2) Spanish3616.9
3) Polish10.5
4) French2612.2
5) Hebrew10.5
6) Russian73.3
7) Tagalog10.5
8) Chinese73.3
10) Italian125.6
11) Romanian10.5
12) German3114.6
13) Pashtu10.5
15) Ukrainian10.5
16) Hungarian10.5
17) Turkish20.9
22) Arabic83.8
24) Serbian10.5
27) Thai10.5
28) Gujarati20.9
32) Japanese73.3
33) Portuguese31.4
35) Yiddish20.9
36) Creole31.4
37) Vietnamese10.5
40) Latin31.4
42) Hindi31.4
44) Swedish10.5
46) Sign Language41.9
50) Dutch20.9
53) Yoruba20.9
54) Greek10.5
55) Lakota10.5
60) Danish10.5
61) Laotian10.5
65) Bengali20.9
69) Hmong20.9
71) Swahili20.9
72) Telugu10.5
81) Croatian10.5
102) Georgian10.5
112) Twi10.5
122) Lingala20.9
151) Hokkien20.9
152) Wolof10.5
153) Ewe10.5
154) Igbo10.5
155) Luhya10.5
156) Black Feet10.5
999) No answer94.2
Missing2654 
TOTAL213100.0
412) How well do you speak that language? (SPKLANG)
TOTAL%
1) Very well29636.0
2) Well20725.2
3) Not well20324.7
4) Poorly/Hardly at all10512.8
9) No answer111.3
Missing2045 
TOTAL822100.0
413) Which language do you speak more fluently? (BETRLANG)
TOTAL%
1) Language 174991.1
2) Language 2627.5
8) Don't know30.4
9) No answer81.0
Missing2045 
TOTAL822100.0
414) Do you personally ever use a computer at home, at work or at some other location? (COMPUSE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes151180.0
2) No37419.8
9) No answer30.2
Missing979 
TOTAL1888100.0
415) 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) Yes14839.3
2) No22559.7
8) Don't know10.3
9) No answer30.8
Missing2490 
TOTAL377100.0
416) About how many minutes or hours per week do you spend sending and answering electronic mail or e-mail? (EMAILMIN)
TOTAL%
0) 0141485.1
1) 150.3
2) 280.5
5) 5120.7
10) 10342.0
15) 15171.0
20) 20251.5
25) 2520.1
30) 301136.8
40) 4060.4
45) 4580.5
48) 4810.1
50) 5030.2
59) 5910.1
98) Don't know70.4
99) No answer60.4
Missing1205 
TOTAL1662100.0
417) About how many minutes or hours per week do you spend sending and answering electronic mail or e-mail? (EMAILHR)
TOTAL%
0) 041625.0
1) 130618.4
2) 218311.0
3) 3774.6
4) 4623.7
5) 5925.5
6) 6271.6
7) 7442.6
8) 8422.5
9) 940.2
10) 101006.0
12) 12271.6
14) 1490.5
15) 15362.2
16) 1630.2
17) 1710.1
18) 1810.1
20) 20764.6
21) 2150.3
22) 2250.3
24) 2410.1
25) 25241.4
28) 2820.1
30) 30332.0
32) 3220.1
35) 3580.5
36) 3610.1
40) 40251.5
42) 4220.1
44) 4410.1
45) 4540.2
47) 4710.1
48) 4820.1
50) 50130.8
56) 5610.1
60) 6070.4
70) 7020.1
72) 7210.1
75) 7510.1
90) 9010.1
100) 10010.1
998) Don't know70.4
999) No answer60.4
Missing1205 
TOTAL1662100.0
418) Other than for e-mail, do you ever use the Internet or World Wide Web? (USEWWW)
TOTAL%
1) Yes15869.0
2) No7030.6
9) No answer10.4
Missing2638 
TOTAL229100.0
419) 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)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL159316.7963
420) 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) 0150894.7
1) 110.1
2) 220.1
5) 520.1
10) 10120.8
15) 1550.3
20) 2070.4
21) 2110.1
30) 30452.8
35) 3510.1
45) 4530.2
98) Don't know20.1
99) No answer40.3
Missing1274 
TOTAL1593100.0
421) Do you use the internet or web-enabled applications, known as APPS, for more than email, at least occasionally? (INTUSE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes137670.3
2) No57029.1
8) Don't know20.1
9) No answer80.4
Missing911 
TOTAL1956100.0
422) In what year did you start using the internet or web-enabled applications/APPS? (INTSTART)
TOTAL%
1975) 197510.1
1976) 197610.1
1977) 197710.1
1978) 197820.1
1979) 197910.1
1980) 198030.2
1981) 198110.1
1982) 198240.3
1983) 198330.2
1984) 198440.3
1985) 198570.5
1986) 198670.5
1987) 198740.3
1988) 198840.3
1989) 198930.2
1990) 1990413.0
1991) 1991100.7
1992) 1992282.0
1993) 1993302.2
1994) 1994342.5
1995) 1995977.0
1996) 1996654.7
1997) 1997564.0
1998) 1998956.9
1999) 1999564.0
2000) 200015411.1
2001) 2001342.5
2002) 2002332.4
2003) 2003231.7
2004) 2004272.0
2005) 2005554.0
2006) 2006523.8
2007) 2007241.7
2008) 2008362.6
2009) 2009372.7
2010) 2010795.7
2011) 2011241.7
2012) 2012392.8
2013) 2013322.3
2014) 2014362.6
2015) 2015181.3
2016) 201680.6
9998) Don't know936.7
9999) No answer221.6
Missing1483 
TOTAL1384100.0
423) Do you access the internet or web-enabled applications/APPS on a cell phone, smartphone, tablet or other mobile handheld device, at least occasionally? (INTMBILE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes130794.4
2) No695.0
9) No answer80.6
Missing1483 
TOTAL1384100.0
424) Did you happen to use the internet or web-enabled applications/APPS yesterday? (INTRECNT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, used internet yesterday126191.1
2) No, did not use internet yesterday1148.2
9) No answer90.7
Missing1483 
TOTAL1384100.0
425) Which of the following social networking or social media sites are you a member or regular user of? Twitter. (TWITTER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes25518.4
2) No111780.7
9) No answer120.9
Missing1483 
TOTAL1384100.0
426) Which of the following social networking or social media sites are you a member or regular user of? Facebook. (FACEBOOK)
TOTAL%
1) Yes102273.8
2) No35025.3
9) No answer120.9
Missing1483 
TOTAL1384100.0
427) Which of the following social networking or social media sites are you a member or regular user of? Instagram. (INSTAGRM)
TOTAL%
1) Yes42330.6
2) No94968.6
9) No answer120.9
Missing1483 
TOTAL1384100.0
428) Which of the following social networking or social media sites are you a member or regular user of? LinkedIn. (LINKEDIN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes39428.5
2) No97870.7
9) No answer120.9
Missing1483 
TOTAL1384100.0
429) Which of the following social networking or social media sites are you a member or regular user of? Snapchat. (SNAPCHAT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes31122.5
2) No106176.7
9) No answer120.9
Missing1483 
TOTAL1384100.0
430) Which of the following social networking or social media sites are you a member or regular user of? Tumblr. (TUMBLR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes695.0
2) No130394.1
9) No answer120.9
Missing1483 
TOTAL1384100.0
431) Which of the following social networking or social media sites are you a member or regular user of? WhatsApp. (WHATSAPP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes17812.9
2) No119486.3
9) No answer120.9
Missing1483 
TOTAL1384100.0
432) Which of the following social networking or social media sites are you a member or regular user of? Google+ - Google's social network platform. (GOOGLESN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes47634.4
2) No89764.8
9) No answer110.8
Missing1483 
TOTAL1384100.0
433) Which of the following social networking or social media sites are you a member or regular user of? Pinterest. (PINTERST)
TOTAL%
1) Yes48034.7
2) No89264.5
9) No answer120.9
Missing1483 
TOTAL1384100.0
434) Which of the following social networking or social media sites are you a member or regular user of? Flickr. (FLICKR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes423.0
2) No133096.1
9) No answer120.9
Missing1483 
TOTAL1384100.0
435) Which of the following social networking or social media sites are you a member or regular user of? Vine. (VINE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes584.2
2) No131494.9
9) No answer120.9
Missing1483 
TOTAL1384100.0
436) Which of the following social networking or social media sites are you a member or regular user of? Classmates. (CLSSMTES)
TOTAL%
1) Yes775.6
2) No129593.6
9) No answer120.9
Missing1483 
TOTAL1384100.0
437) Are there any other social networking or social media sites that you a member or regular user of? (SNSMOTH1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes16511.9
2) No120987.4
9) No answer100.7
Missing1483 
TOTAL1384100.0
438) Are there any other social networking or social media sites that you a member or regular user of? First other social network mentioned. (SNSMOT2A)
TOTAL%
1) YouTube2212.7
2) MySpace52.9
3) Reddit158.7
4) Viber63.5
5) Line21.2
6) Plenty of Fish63.5
7) Kik42.3
8) Ravelry10.6
9) WeChat21.2
11) IMO21.2
12) Dating applications63.5
13) Spotify10.6
14) GroupMe31.7
15) Tinder21.2
16) Google Hangouts10.6
17) ResearchGate21.2
18) Online gaming networks84.6
19) Yahoo!63.5
30) Other social networking sites2212.7
40) Non-social networking site3922.5
98) Don't know21.2
99) No answer169.2
Missing2694 
TOTAL173100.0
439) Are there any other social networking or social media sites that you a member or regular user of? Second other social network mentioned. (SNSMOT2B)
TOTAL%
1) YouTube36.3
3) Reddit24.2
4) Viber12.1
5) Line12.1
8) Ravelry12.1
12) Dating applications24.2
13) Spotify12.1
16) Google Hangouts12.1
18) Online gaming networks36.3
19) Yahoo!12.1
30) Other social networking sites714.6
40) Non-social network site1225.0
98) Don't know24.2
99) No answer1122.9
Missing2819 
TOTAL48100.0
440) Are there any other social networking or social media sites that you a member or regular user of? Third other social network mentioned. (SNSMOT2C)
TOTAL%
1) YouTube14.5
4) Viber14.5
7) Kik14.5
16) Google Hangouts14.5
30) Other social networks sites29.1
40) Non-social networking site418.2
98) Don't know14.5
99) No answer1150.0
Missing2845 
TOTAL22100.0
441) Which social network did you join most recently? (SNSMNEW)
TOTAL%
1) Twitter575.7
2) Facebook14714.7
3) Instagram12312.3
4) LinkedIn10010.0
5) Snapchat18618.6
6) Tumblr181.8
7) WhatsApp494.9
8) Google+ - Google's social network platform676.7
9) Pinterest16616.6
10) Flickr40.4
11) Vine131.3
12) Classmates131.3
13) YouTube50.5
16) Viber10.1
18) Plenty of Fish20.2
19) Kik30.3
24) Online Dating Sites60.6
25) Spotify10.1
27) Tinder10.1
30) Online gaming30.3
31) Yahoo!10.1
32) Other Social Network named90.9
33) Not a Social Network named141.4
99) No answer111.1
Missing1867 
TOTAL1000100.0
442) In what year did you join [Social Network picked in SNSMFRST]? (SNSMYEAR)
TOTAL%
1981) 198110.1
1985) 198510.1
1990) 199010.1
1991) 199110.1
1993) 199320.2
1994) 199420.2
1995) 199530.2
1996) 199610.1
1997) 199720.2
1998) 199850.4
1999) 199910.1
2000) 2000332.7
2001) 200180.6
2002) 2002141.1
2003) 200390.7
2004) 2004292.3
2005) 2005514.1
2006) 2006816.5
2007) 2007836.7
2008) 20081229.9
2009) 200913410.8
2010) 201014711.9
2011) 2011766.1
2012) 2012796.4
2013) 2013574.6
2014) 2014776.2
2015) 2015635.1
2016) 2016373.0
9998) Don't know1058.5
9999) No answer121.0
Missing1630 
TOTAL1237100.0
443) Which social network did you join first? (SNSMFRST)
TOTAL%
1) Twitter292.9
2) Facebook68869.1
3) Instagram212.1
4) LinkedIn585.8
5) Snapchat151.5
6) Tumblr40.4
7) WhatsApp60.6
8) Google+ - Google's social network platform909.0
9) Pinterest313.1
10) Flickr40.4
12) Classmates161.6
13) YouTube70.7
18) Plenty of Fish20.2
19) Kik10.1
24) Online Dating Sites10.1
30) Online Gaming10.1
31) Yahoo!20.2
32) Other Social Network named40.4
33) Not a Social Network named60.6
99) No answer101.0
Missing1871 
TOTAL996100.0
444) How many minutes or hours do you spend actively using the Internet or web-enabled applications/APPS on a typical weekday? Minutes: (INTWKDYM)
TOTAL%
0) 0102482.8
1) 110.1
2) 210.1
3) 310.1
5) 520.2
10) 10121.0
15) 15141.1
20) 20151.2
25) 2510.1
30) 3013711.1
40) 4030.2
45) 45110.9
55) 5510.1
59) 5910.1
98) Don't know50.4
99) No answer80.6
Missing1630 
TOTAL1237100.0
445) How many minutes or hours do you spend actively using the Internet or web-enabled applications/APPS on a typical weekday? Hours: (INTWKDYH)
TOTAL%
0) 015012.1
1) 134127.6
2) 225020.2
3) 313010.5
4) 4836.7
5) 5645.2
6) 6524.2
7) 7141.1
8) 8413.3
9) 9121.0
10) 10302.4
11) 1120.2
12) 12221.8
13) 1330.2
14) 1440.3
15) 1590.7
16) 1610.1
20) 2040.3
24) 2480.6
98) Don't know70.6
99) No answer100.8
Missing1630 
TOTAL1237100.0
446) How many minutes or hours do you spend actively using the Internet or web-enabled applications/APPS on a typical weekend day? Minutes: (INTWKENM)
TOTAL%
0) 0101882.3
1) 110.1
3) 320.2
5) 560.5
10) 10151.2
15) 15141.1
20) 20161.3
25) 2520.2
30) 3013410.8
35) 3510.1
40) 4030.2
45) 45110.9
50) 5010.1
59) 5910.1
98) Don't know40.3
99) No answer80.6
Missing1630 
TOTAL1237100.0
447) How many minutes or hours do you spend actively using the Internet or web-enabled applications/APPS on a typical weekend day? Hours: (INTWKENH)
TOTAL%
0) 018915.3
1) 132926.6
2) 224119.5
3) 313611.0
4) 41159.3
5) 5614.9
6) 6393.2
7) 780.6
8) 8201.6
9) 920.2
10) 10241.9
12) 12221.8
13) 1330.2
14) 1460.5
15) 1560.5
18) 1810.1
20) 2070.6
24) 2470.6
98) Don't know100.8
99) No answer110.9
Missing1630 
TOTAL1237100.0
448) How clean was the interior of the housing unit? (HUCLEAN)
TOTAL%
1) Very clean70524.6
2) Clean95133.2
3) So-so33711.8
4) Not very clean1244.3
5) Dirty602.1
6) Interviewer never saw the interior of the respondent's housing unit44715.6
8) Don't know361.3
9) No answer2077.2
TOTAL2867100.0
449) In this section, we ask about your work hours and how you are paid. When referring to jobs, we are referring to jobs for which you work for pay, not volunteer work, unpaid housework, or other unpaid activities. When we refer to work hours, we ask you to include all hours performed for a paid job, including any extra hours, overtime, work you did at home for your paid job, and hours that may not have been directly billable or compensated. Are you salaried, paid by the hour, or paid some other way? If you have more than one job, think of the job in which you spend the most hours working each week. (PAIDHOW)
TOTAL%
1) Salary19132.2
2) Paid by the hour33255.9
3) Earnings from business50.8
4) Piecework20.3
5) By the job/project111.9
6) Wage plus commission91.5
7) By hour plus tips20.3
8) Mileage50.8
9) Salary and Hours combination91.5
10) By day/week30.5
11) By route30.5
12) By client20.3
13) By contract50.8
20) Other71.2
99) No answer81.3
Missing2273 
TOTAL594100.0
450) In this section, we ask about your work hours and how you are paid. When referring to jobs, we are referring to jobs for which you work for pay, not volunteer work, unpaid housework, or other unpaid activities. When we refer to work hours, we ask you to include all hours performed for a paid job, including any extra hours, overtime, work you did at home for your paid job, and hours that may not have been directly billable or compensated. How many hours a week do you usually work, at all paid jobs? (USUALHRS)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL59471.352169
451) In the last month, what is the greatest number of hours you worked in a week, at all paid jobs? Please consider all hours, including any extra hours, overtime, work you did at home for your job, and time you spent on work that may not have been directly billable or compensated. (MOSTHRS)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL59486.221188
452) In the last month, what is the fewest number of hours you worked in a week, at all paid jobs? Please do not include weeks in which you missed some or all hours because of illness, vacation, or other personal obligations. (LEASTHRS)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL59463.845171
453) Which of the following statements best describes how your working hours are decided? In this question, working hours refers to the total number of hours you work each week, not the time you start and finish work each day. (SETHRS)
TOTAL%
1) The total number of hours I work each week is decided by my employer with little or no input from me23439.4
2) The total number of hours I work each week is decided by my employer but with my input14424.2
3) I can decide how many hours I work each week, within certain limits11519.4
4) I am entirely free to decide how many hours I work each week488.1
5) How many hours I work a week depends on things outside of my control and outside of my employer's control386.4
8) Don't know20.3
9) No answer132.2
Missing2273 
TOTAL594100.0
454) How far in advance do you usually know what days and hours you will need to work? (ADVSCHED)
TOTAL%
1) One day or less in advance9916.7
2) 2 to 3 days in advance599.9
3) 4 to 7 days in advance6811.4
4) Between 1 and 2 weeks in advance6410.8
5) Between 3 and 4 weeks in advance264.4
6) More than 4 weeks in advance457.6
7) My schedule never changes21836.7
98) Don't know10.2
99) No answer142.4
Missing2273 
TOTAL594100.0
455) 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) 060954.3
1) 1474.2
2) 2928.2
3) 3635.6
4) 4242.1
5) 5605.3
6) 640.4
7) 7222.0
8) 830.3
9) 910.1
10) 10454.0
12) 1210.1
14) 14121.1
15) 15332.9
16) 1620.2
17) 1710.1
20) 20191.7
21) 2120.2
24) 2410.1
25) 2540.4
26) 2610.1
27) 2710.1
30) 30524.6
98) Don't know80.7
99) No answer151.3
Missing1745 
TOTAL1122100.0
456) I will now read out a list of the ways you might have felt or behaved during the past week. Using this card, please tell me how much of the time during the past week... you felt depressed? (CESD1)
TOTAL%
1) None or almost none of the time64666.0
2) Some of the time26427.0
3) Most of the time323.3
4) All or almost all of the time212.1
8) Don't know30.3
9) No answer131.3
Missing1888 
TOTAL979100.0
457) I will now read out a list of the ways you might have felt or behaved during the past week. Using this card, please tell me how much of the time during the past week... your sleep was restless? (CESD2)
TOTAL%
1) None or almost none of the time29630.2
2) Some of the time40541.4
3) Most of the time17117.5
4) All or almost all of the time939.5
8) Don't know10.1
9) No answer131.3
Missing1888 
TOTAL979100.0
458) I will now read out a list of the ways you might have felt or behaved during the past week. Using this card, please tell me how much of the time during the past week... you were happy? (CESD3)
TOTAL%
1) None or almost none of the time333.4
2) Some of the time20721.1
3) Most of the time47948.9
4) All or almost all of the time24725.2
8) Don't know10.1
9) No answer121.2
Missing1888 
TOTAL979100.0
459) I will now read out a list of the ways you might have felt or behaved during the past week. Using this card, please tell me how much of the time during the past week... you felt lonely? (CESD4)
TOTAL%
1) None or almost none of the time58659.9
2) Some of the time28729.3
3) Most of the time626.3
4) All or almost all of the time293.0
8) Don't know20.2
9) No answer131.3
Missing1888 
TOTAL979100.0
460) I will now read out a list of the ways you might have felt or behaved during the past week. Using this card, please tell me how much of the time during the past week... you felt sad? (CESD5)
TOTAL%
1) None or almost none of the time50451.5
2) Some of the time39440.2
3) Most of the time464.7
4) All or almost all of the time202.0
8) Don't know10.1
9) No answer141.4
Missing1888 
TOTAL979100.0
461) If you (are/were) self-employed and (have/had) employees, how many employees (do/did) you have? (NUMEMPS)
TOTAL%
0) 020167.7
1) 1206.7
2) 2186.1
3) 3103.4
4) 472.4
5) 551.7
6) 641.3
7) 731.0
9) 931.0
10) 1031.0
11) 1110.3
14) 1410.3
17) 1710.3
20) 2041.3
22) 2210.3
23) 2310.3
24) 2410.3
25) 2510.3
26) 2610.3
28) 2810.3
30) 3010.3
50) 5010.3
87) 8710.3
97) 97 or more41.3
98) Don't know10.3
99) No answer20.7
Missing2570 
TOTAL297100.0
462) 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) Newspapers1107.9
2) Magazines70.5
3) The Internet60143.2
4) Books/other printed material40.3
5) TV53238.3
6) Radio654.7
7) Government agencies10.1
8) Family292.1
9) Friends/colleagues251.8
10) Other120.9
99) No answer40.3
Missing1477 
TOTAL1390100.0
463) 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) Newspapers634.5
2) Magazines825.9
3) The Internet71751.6
4) Books/other printed material443.2
5) TV36226.0
6) Radio362.6
7) Government agencies20.1
8) Family352.5
9) Friends/colleagues251.8
10) Other100.7
11) TED Talks10.1
98) Don't know90.6
99) No answer40.3
Missing1477 
TOTAL1390100.0
464) 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) Newspapers423.0
2) Magazines453.2
3) The Internet92766.7
4) Books/other printed material1017.3
5) TV17512.6
6) Radio161.2
7) Government agencies241.7
8) Family191.4
9) Friends/colleagues110.8
10) Library100.7
98) Don't know151.1
99) No answer50.4
Missing1477 
TOTAL1390100.0
465) 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 agree51136.8
2) Agree74953.9
3) Disagree946.8
4) Strongly disagree171.2
8) Don't know151.1
9) No answer40.3
Missing1477 
TOTAL1390100.0
466) 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 agree16211.7
2) Agree55239.7
3) Disagree54138.9
4) Strongly disagree1067.6
8) Don't know251.8
9) No answer40.3
Missing1477 
TOTAL1390100.0
467) 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 agree40028.8
2) Agree75954.6
3) Disagree18413.2
4) Strongly disagree151.1
8) Don't know271.9
9) No answer50.4
Missing1477 
TOTAL1390100.0
468) Now, for a new subject. Do you ever read a horoscope or your personal astrology report? (ASTROLGY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes61644.3
2) No77055.4
8) Don't know10.1
9) No answer30.2
Missing1477 
TOTAL1390100.0
469) Would you say that astrology is very scientific, sort of scientific or not at all scientific? (ASTROSCI)
TOTAL%
1) Very scientific1097.8
2) Sort of scientific40429.1
3) Not at all scientific83560.1
8) Don't know382.7
9) No answer40.3
Missing1477 
TOTAL1390100.0
470) 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 greater100772.4
2) About equal (Vol.)16311.7
3) Harmful results greater1128.1
8) Don't know1007.2
9) No answer80.6
Missing1477 
TOTAL1390100.0
471) 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 favor62161.2
2) Slightly in favor36936.4
8) Don't know171.7
9) No answer80.8
Missing1852 
TOTAL1015100.0
472) 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 favor2823.3
2) Slightly in favor8369.2
8) Don't know10.8
9) No answer86.7
Missing2747 
TOTAL120100.0
473) 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 understanding41830.1
2) General sense67648.6
3) Little understanding27119.5
8) Don't know181.3
9) No answer70.5
Missing1477 
TOTAL1390100.0
474) In your own words, could you tell me what it means to study something scientifically? (SCITEXT)
TOTAL%
1) Formulation of theories, test hypotheses11910.8
2) Do experiments, control group11410.4
3) Rigorous, systematic comparison787.1
4) Measurement11610.5
5) Classification33730.6
6) Redundancies/incorrect23221.1
8) Don't know/Uncodable807.3
9) No answer/blank252.3
Missing1766 
TOTAL1101100.0
475) 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 drug23316.8
2) 500 get the drug; 500 don't109879.0
8) Don't know493.5
9) No answer100.7
Missing1477 
TOTAL1390100.0
476) Why is it better to test the drug this way? (EXPTEXT)
TOTAL%
1) Correct - control group26419.7
2) Correct - vague reason42831.9
3) Correct - wrong reason36427.1
4) Correct - don't know342.5
5) Wrong - reservations about control group362.7
6) Wrong - reservations about sample1047.8
7) Wrong - other reason806.0
8) Wrong - don't know120.9
9) No answer to closed-ended question191.4
Missing1526 
TOTAL1341100.0
477) 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) Yes16111.6
2) No115583.1
8) Don't know634.5
9) No answer110.8
Missing1477 
TOTAL1390100.0
478) 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) Yes101072.7
2) No31722.8
8) Don't know503.6
9) No answer130.9
Missing1477 
TOTAL1390100.0
479) 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) True117184.2
2) False634.5
8) Don't know14910.7
9) No answer70.5
Missing1477 
TOTAL1390100.0
480) 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. (Is that true or false?) (RADIOACT)
TOTAL%
1) True25518.3
2) False96469.4
8) Don't know16011.5
9) No answer110.8
Missing1477 
TOTAL1390100.0
481) 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. (Is that true or false?) (BOYORGRL)
TOTAL%
1) True83359.9
2) False36826.5
8) Don't know18012.9
9) No answer90.6
Missing1477 
TOTAL1390100.0
482) 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. (Is that true or false?) (LASERS)
TOTAL%
1) True34725.0
2) False61944.5
8) Don't know41129.6
9) No answer130.9
Missing1477 
TOTAL1390100.0
483) 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. (Is that true or false?) (ELECTRON)
TOTAL%
1) True66147.6
2) False34524.8
8) Don't know37426.9
9) No answer100.7
Missing1477 
TOTAL1390100.0
484) 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. (Is that true or false?) (VIRUSES)
TOTAL%
1) True58542.1
2) False71251.2
8) Don't know866.2
9) No answer70.5
Missing1477 
TOTAL1390100.0
485) 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. (Is that true or false?) (BIGBANG)
TOTAL%
1) True17939.2
2) False16135.2
8) Don't know11124.3
9) No answer61.3
Missing2410 
TOTAL457100.0
486) 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. According to astronomers, the universe began with a huge explosion. (Is that true or false?) (BIGBANG1)
TOTAL%
1) True32066.8
2) False8016.7
8) Don't know7515.7
9) No answer40.8
Missing2388 
TOTAL479100.0
487) 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 has been expanding ever since it began. (Is that true or false?) (BIGBANG2)
TOTAL%
1) True28763.2
2) False7817.2
8) Don't know8719.2
9) No answer20.4
Missing2413 
TOTAL454100.0
488) 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. (Is that true or false?) (CONDRIFT)
TOTAL%
1) True112380.8
2) False1259.0
8) Don't know1349.6
9) No answer80.6
Missing1477 
TOTAL1390100.0
489) 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. (Is that true or false?) (EVOLVED)
TOTAL%
1) True35350.1
2) False26036.9
8) Don't know8411.9
9) No answer71.0
Missing2163 
TOTAL704100.0
490) 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. Elephants, as we know them today, descended from earlier species of animals. (Is that true or false?) (EVOLVED2)
TOTAL%
1) True49872.6
2) False8412.2
8) Don't know10014.6
9) No answer40.6
Missing2181 
TOTAL686100.0
491) 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? (Is that true or false?) (EARTHSUN)
TOTAL%
1) Earth around sun98771.0
2) Sun around earth31422.6
8) Don't know825.9
9) No answer70.5
Missing1477 
TOTAL1390100.0
492) 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? (Is that true or false?) (SOLARREV)
TOTAL%
1) One day21021.1
2) One month222.2
3) One year70270.6
8) Don't know525.2
9) No answer80.8
Missing1873 
TOTAL994100.0
493) What is the highest degree you have earned? (COLDEG1)
TOTAL%
1) Associate degree11020.7
2) Bachelor's degree25447.8
3) Master's degree12423.4
4) MBA81.5
5) Law91.7
6) Ph.D.152.8
7) M.D.30.6
8) Other50.9
99) No answer30.6
Missing2336 
TOTAL531100.0
494) In what field was that degree? (MAJORCOL)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL52928.84321
495) Have you ever taken any college-level science courses? (COLSCI)
TOTAL%
1) Yes57241.2
2) No81158.3
8) Don't know10.1
9) No answer60.4
Missing1477 
TOTAL1390100.0
496) How many college-level science courses have you taken? (COLSCINM)
TOTAL%
1) 19215.9
2) 213122.7
3) 39015.6
4) 46210.7
5) 5274.7
6) 6223.8
7) 771.2
8) 8132.2
9) 920.3
10) 10183.1
12) 1291.6
14) 1440.7
15) 1581.4
16) 1610.2
18) 1830.5
20) 20223.8
22) 2210.2
24) 2410.2
25) 2550.9
30) 30132.2
32) 3210.2
35) 3520.3
40) 4010.2
50) 5010.2
70) 7010.2
72) 7210.2
98) Don't know305.2
99) No answer101.7
Missing2289 
TOTAL578100.0
497) 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 school191.4
1) General math, business or vocational math17313.0
2) Pre-algebra584.3
3) One year of algebra18513.9
4) Two years of algebra22717.0
5) Geometry (plane or solid or both)22717.0
6) Trigonometry/Linear programming/Analysis1289.6
7) Pre-calculus866.4
8) Calculus13710.3
9) Statistics/Probability282.1
10) Other70.5
98) Don't know503.7
99) No answer100.7
Missing1532 
TOTAL1335100.0
498) Did you take a high school biology course? (HSBIO)
TOTAL%
1) Yes105078.7
2) No26219.6
8) Don't know151.1
9) No answer80.6
Missing1532 
TOTAL1335100.0
499) Did you take a high school chemistry course? (HSCHEM)
TOTAL%
1) Yes73455.0
2) No58744.0
8) Don't know60.4
9) No answer80.6
Missing1532 
TOTAL1335100.0
500) Did you take a high school physics course? (HSPHYS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes41631.2
2) No89867.3
8) Don't know131.0
9) No answer80.6
Missing1532 
TOTAL1335100.0
501) Nanotechnology works at the molecular level atom by atom to build new structures, materials, and machines. People have frequently noted that new technologies have produced both benefits and harmful results. Do you think the benefits of nanotechnology will outweigh the harmful results or the harmful results will outweigh the benefits? (NANOWILL)
TOTAL%
1) Benefits greater44649.0
2) About equal (If volunteered)9710.6
3) Harmful results greater16017.6
8) Don't know19821.7
9) No answer101.1
Missing1956 
TOTAL911100.0
502) [If NANOWILL=1] Would you say that the balance will be strongly in favor of the benefits, or only slightly? (NANOBEN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly in favor26357.7
2) Slightly in favor17738.8
8) Don't know61.3
9) No answer102.2
Missing2411 
TOTAL456100.0
503) [If NANOWILL=3] Would you say that the balance will be strongly in favor of the harmful results, or only slightly? (NANOHARM)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly in favor6538.2
2) Slightly in favor9254.1
8) Don't know21.2
9) No answer116.5
Missing2697 
TOTAL170100.0
504) International and foreign policy issues. (Are you very interested, moderately interested, or not at all interested?) (INTINTL)
TOTAL%
1) Very interested29621.3
2) Moderately interested68349.1
3) Not at all interested40729.3
8) Don't know10.1
9) No answer30.2
Missing1477 
TOTAL1390100.0
505) Agriculture and farm issues. (Are you very interested, moderately interested or not at all interested?) (INTFARM)
TOTAL%
1) Very interested30221.7
2) Moderately interested65747.3
3) Not at all interested42430.5
8) Don't know30.2
9) No answer40.3
Missing1477 
TOTAL1390100.0
506) Local school issues. (Are you very interested, moderately interested or not at all interested?) (INTEDUC)
TOTAL%
1) Very interested60543.5
2) Moderately interested59242.6
3) Not at all interested18913.6
9) No answer40.3
Missing1477 
TOTAL1390100.0
507) Issues about new scientific discoveries. (Are you very interested, moderately interested or not at all interested?) (INTSCI)
TOTAL%
1) Very interested58542.1
2) Moderately interested58341.9
3) Not at all interested21715.6
8) Don't know20.1
9) No answer30.2
Missing1477 
TOTAL1390100.0
508) Economic issues and business conditions. (Are you very interested, moderately interested or not at all interested?) (INTECON)
TOTAL%
1) Very interested54639.3
2) Moderately interested63845.9
3) Not at all interested20114.5
8) Don't know20.1
9) No answer30.2
Missing1477 
TOTAL1390100.0
509) Issues about the use of new inventions and technologies. (Are you very interested, moderately interested or not at all interested?) (INTTECH)
TOTAL%
1) Very interested57041.0
2) Moderately interested63745.8
3) Not at all interested17912.9
8) Don't know10.1
9) No answer30.2
Missing1477 
TOTAL1390100.0
510) Issues about new medical discoveries. (Are you very interested, moderately interested or not at all interested?) (INTMED)
TOTAL%
1) Very interested82559.4
2) Moderately interested49335.5
3) Not at all interested684.9
8) Don't know10.1
9) No answer30.2
Missing1477 
TOTAL1390100.0
511) Issues about space exploration. (Are you very interested, moderately interested or not at all interested?) (INTSPACE)
TOTAL%
1) Very interested34224.6
2) Moderately interested60043.2
3) Not at all interested44331.9
8) Don't know20.1
9) No answer30.2
Missing1477 
TOTAL1390100.0
512) Issues about environmental pollution. (Are you very interested, moderately interested or not at all interested?) (INTENVIR)
TOTAL%
1) Very interested58642.2
2) Moderately interested65146.8
3) Not at all interested14910.7
8) Don't know10.1
9) No answer30.2
Missing1477 
TOTAL1390100.0
513) Issues about military and defense policy. (Are you very interested, moderately interested or not at all interested?) (INTMIL)
TOTAL%
1) Very interested48935.2
2) Moderately interested66247.6
3) Not at all interested23416.8
8) Don't know20.1
9) No answer30.2
Missing1477 
TOTAL1390100.0
514) A natural history museum. How many times did you visit a natural history museum during the last year? (VISNHIST)
TOTAL%
0) 097570.1
1) 127719.9
2) 2775.5
3) 3282.0
4) 4100.7
5) 560.4
6) 610.1
7) 710.1
8) 810.1
10) 1010.1
11) 1110.1
12) 1210.1
15) 1510.1
30) 3010.1
50) 5010.1
52) 5210.1
998) Don't know30.2
999) No answer40.3
Missing1477 
TOTAL1390100.0
515) A zoo or aquarium. How many times did you visit a zoo or aquarium during the last year? (VISZOO)
TOTAL%
0) 073853.1
1) 140028.8
2) 214210.2
3) 3463.3
4) 4181.3
5) 5161.2
6) 650.4
7) 710.1
9) 910.1
10) 1070.5
11) 1110.1
12) 1240.3
15) 1520.1
20) 2020.1
30) 3010.1
48) 4810.1
998) Don't know10.1
999) No answer40.3
Missing1477 
TOTAL1390100.0
516) A science or technology museum. How many times did you visit a science or technology museum during the last year? (VISSCI)
TOTAL%
0) 0101372.9
1) 127319.6
2) 2503.6
3) 3231.7
4) 450.4
5) 5100.7
6) 620.1
8) 810.1
9) 910.1
10) 1030.2
12) 1220.1
20) 2010.1
50) 5010.1
998) Don't know10.1
999) No answer40.3
Missing1477 
TOTAL1390100.0
517) 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 newspapers5176.1
2) Online newspapers1014.9
3) Other (specify)23.0
9) No answer46.0
Missing2800 
TOTAL67100.0
518) 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 magazines6980.2
2) Online magazines910.5
3) Other (specify)44.7
9) No answer44.7
Missing2781 
TOTAL86100.0
519) 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 newspapers17724.5
2) Online magazines10314.3
3) Science site425.8
4) News site456.2
6) Wikipedia71.0
7) Government site40.6
8) Social media (Facebook, Twitter, YouTube)273.7
10) Other365.0
11) Search engine (Google, Bing)25735.6
98) Don't know162.2
99) No answer71.0
Missing2146 
TOTAL721100.0
520) Scientific researchers are dedicated people who work for the good of humanity. Do you strongly agree, agree, disagree, or strongly disagree? (SCIENTGO)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree35025.2
2) Agree88063.3
3) Disagree1077.7
4) Strongly disagree161.2
8) Don't know251.8
9) No answer120.9
Missing1477 
TOTAL1390100.0
521) Scientists are helping to solve challenging problems. Do you strongly agree, agree, disagree, or strongly disagree? (SCIENTHE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree37126.7
2) Agree93066.9
3) Disagree523.7
4) Strongly disagree90.6
8) Don't know191.4
9) No answer90.6
Missing1477 
TOTAL1390100.0
522) Scientists are apt to be odd and peculiar people. Do you strongly agree, agree, disagree, or strongly disagree? (SCIENTOD)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree1329.5
2) Agree58442.0
3) Disagree52037.4
4) Strongly disagree886.3
8) Don't know513.7
9) No answer151.1
Missing1477 
TOTAL1390100.0
523) Most scientists want to work on things that will make life better for the average person. Do you strongly agree, agree, disagree, or strongly disagree? (SCIENTBE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree32223.2
2) Agree90365.0
3) Disagree1299.3
4) Strongly disagree90.6
8) Don't know201.4
9) No answer70.5
Missing1477 
TOTAL1390100.0
524) Interviewer: Please record the color from the color card that most closely corresponds to the respondent's facial coloring (RATETONE)
TOTAL%
1) Lightest104936.6
2) 278527.4
3) 329210.2
4) 41665.8
5) 51164.0
6) 6822.9
7) 7792.8
8) 8612.1
9) 9210.7
10) Darkest90.3
99) No answer2077.2
TOTAL2867100.0
525) In general, would you say that people should obey the law without exception, or are there exceptional occasions on which people should follow their consciences even if it means breaking the law? (OBEYLAW)
TOTAL%
1) Always obey law56840.9
2) Follow conscience79557.2
8) Can't choose161.2
9) No answer110.8
Missing1477 
TOTAL1390100.0
526) There are many ways people or organizations can protest against a government action they strongly oppose. Please show which you think should be allowed and which should not be allowed by circling a number after each question. Organizing public meetings to protest against the government. (PROTEST1)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely allowed70951.0
2) Probably allowed40128.8
3) Probably not allowed16511.9
4) Definitely not allowed846.0
8) Can't choose201.4
9) No answer110.8
Missing1477 
TOTAL1390100.0
527) There are many ways people or organizations can protest against a government action they strongly oppose. Please show which you think should be allowed and which should not be allowed by circling a number after each question. Organizing protest marches and demonstrations. (PROTEST3)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely allowed68649.4
2) Probably allowed43030.9
3) Probably not allowed15311.0
4) Definitely not allowed936.7
8) Can't choose181.3
9) No answer100.7
Missing1477 
TOTAL1390100.0
528) There are some people whose views are considered extreme by the majority. First, consider people who want to overthrow the government by revolution. Please circle a number after each question to show if you think such people should be allowed to... Hold public meetings to express their views. (REVSPEAK)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely allowed66948.1
2) Probably allowed37527.0
3) Probably not allowed16812.1
4) Definitely not allowed15110.9
8) Can't choose181.3
9) No answer90.6
Missing1477 
TOTAL1390100.0
529) There are some people whose views are considered extreme by the majority. First, consider people who want to overthrow the government by revolution. Please circle a number after each question to show if you think such people should be allowed to... Publish books expressing their views. (REVPUB)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely allowed71951.7
2) Probably allowed41830.1
3) Probably not allowed1329.5
4) Definitely not allowed926.6
8) Can't choose181.3
9) No answer110.8
Missing1477 
TOTAL1390100.0
530) All systems of justice make mistakes, but which do you think is worse? To convict an innocent person or to let a guilty person go free? (VERDICT)
TOTAL%
1) Convict innocent103674.5
2) Free the guilty29120.9
8) Can't choose493.5
9) No answer141.0
Missing1477 
TOTAL1390100.0
531) Here are some things the government might do for the economy. Circle one number for each action to show whether you are in favor of it or against it. Cuts in government spending. (CUTGOVT)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly in favor41329.7
2) In favor47133.9
3) Neither29421.2
4) Against14310.3
5) Strongly against543.9
8) Don't know70.5
9) No answer80.6
Missing1477 
TOTAL1390100.0
532) Here are some things the government might do for the economy. Circle one number for each action to show whether you are in favor of it or against it. Government financing of projects to create new jobs. (MAKEJOBS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly in favor48134.6
2) In favor68149.0
3) Neither1359.7
4) Against564.0
5) Strongly against211.5
8) Don't know80.6
9) No answer80.6
Missing1477 
TOTAL1390100.0
533) Here are some things the government might do for the economy. Circle one number for each action to show whether you are in favor of it or against it. Less government regulation of business. (LESSREG)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly in favor23617.0
2) In favor47033.8
3) Neither39928.7
4) Against19113.7
5) Strongly against604.3
8) Don't know241.7
9) No answer100.7
Missing1477 
TOTAL1390100.0
534) Here are some things the government might do for the economy. Circle one number for each action to show whether you are in favor of it or against it. Support for industry to develop new products and technology. (HLPHITEC)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly in favor32523.4
2) In favor76455.0
3) Neither22115.9
4) Against433.1
5) Strongly against151.1
8) Don't know130.9
9) No answer90.6
Missing1477 
TOTAL1390100.0
535) Here are some things the government might do for the economy. Circle one number for each action to show whether you are in favor of it or against it. Supporting declining industries to protect jobs. (SAVEJOBS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly in favor25218.1
2) In favor59542.8
3) Neither29221.0
4) Against18913.6
5) Strongly against402.9
8) Don't know130.9
9) No answer90.6
Missing1477 
TOTAL1390100.0
536) Here are some things the government might do for the economy. Circle one number for each action to show whether you are in favor of it or against it. Reducing the work week to create more jobs. (CUTHOURS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly in favor1047.5
2) In favor32423.3
3) Neither41730.0
4) Against40329.0
5) Strongly against1178.4
8) Don't know171.2
9) No answer80.6
Missing1477 
TOTAL1390100.0
537) Listed below are various areas of government spending. Please indicate whether you would like to see more or less government spending in each area. Remember that if you say 'much more,' it might require a tax increase to pay for it. The environment. (SPENVIRO)
TOTAL%
1) Spend much more14610.5
2) Spend more50836.5
3) Spend same51036.7
4) Spend less17212.4
5) Spend much less322.3
8) Can't choose130.9
9) No answer90.6
Missing1477 
TOTAL1390100.0
538) Listed below are various areas of government spending. Please indicate whether you would like to see more or less government spending in each area. Remember that if you say 'much more,' it might require a tax increase to pay for it. Health. (SPHLTH)
TOTAL%
1) Spend much more24017.3
2) Spend more68149.0
3) Spend same30922.2
4) Spend less1128.1
5) Spend much less261.9
8) Can't choose130.9
9) No answer90.6
Missing1477 
TOTAL1390100.0
539) Listed below are various areas of government spending. Please indicate whether you would like to see more or less government spending in each area. Remember that if you say 'much more,' it might require a tax increase to pay for it. The police and law enforcement. (SPPOLICE)
TOTAL%
1) Spend much more15010.8
2) Spend more54539.2
3) Spend same53738.6
4) Spend less1178.4
5) Spend much less211.5
8) Can't choose90.6
9) No answer110.8
Missing1477 
TOTAL1390100.0
540) Listed below are various areas of government spending. Please indicate whether you would like to see more or less government spending in each area. Remember that if you say 'much more,' it might require a tax increase to pay for it. Education. (SPSCHOOL)
TOTAL%
1) Spend much more42730.7
2) Spend more65046.8
3) Spend same24317.5
4) Spend less392.8
5) Spend much less141.0
8) Can't choose70.5
9) No answer100.7
Missing1477 
TOTAL1390100.0
541) Listed below are various areas of government spending. Please indicate whether you would like to see more or less government spending in each area. Remember that if you say 'much more,' it might require a tax increase to pay for it. The military and defense. (SPARMS)
TOTAL%
1) Spend much more18413.2
2) Spend more42130.3
3) Spend same47934.5
4) Spend less19614.1
5) Spend much less876.3
8) Can't choose120.9
9) No answer110.8
Missing1477 
TOTAL1390100.0
542) Listed below are various areas of government spending. Please indicate whether you would like to see more or less government spending in each area. Remember that if you say 'much more,' it might require a tax increase to pay for it. Retirement benefits. (SPRETIRE)
TOTAL%
1) Spend much more23917.2
2) Spend more60343.4
3) Spend same44031.7
4) Spend less654.7
5) Spend much less161.2
8) Can't choose141.0
9) No answer130.9
Missing1477 
TOTAL1390100.0
543) Listed below are various areas of government spending. Please indicate whether you would like to see more or less government spending in each area. Remember that if you say 'much more,' it might require a tax increase to pay for it. Unemployment benefits (SPUNEMP)
TOTAL%
1) Spend much more977.0
2) Spend more32523.4
3) Spend same63946.0
4) Spend less25718.5
5) Spend much less412.9
8) Can't choose201.4
9) No answer110.8
Missing1477 
TOTAL1390100.0
544) Listed below are various areas of government spending. Please indicate whether you would like to see more or less government spending in each area. Remember that if you say 'much more,' it might require a tax increase to pay for it. Culture and the arts. (SPARTS)
TOTAL%
1) Spend much more392.8
2) Spend more25418.3
3) Spend same65347.0
4) Spend less32823.6
5) Spend much less846.0
8) Can't choose211.5
9) No answer110.8
Missing1477 
TOTAL1390100.0
545) On the whole, do you think it should or should not be the government's responsibility to... Provide a job for everyone who wants one. (JOBSALL)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely should be16211.7
2) Probably should be33324.0
3) Probably should not be47934.5
4) Definitely should not be39028.1
8) Can't choose171.2
9) No answer90.6
Missing1477 
TOTAL1390100.0
546) On the whole, do you think it should or should not be the government's responsibility to... Keep prices under control. (PRICECON)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely should be44031.7
2) Probably should be54439.1
3) Probably should not be24717.8
4) Definitely should not be1259.0
8) Can't choose241.7
9) No answer100.7
Missing1477 
TOTAL1390100.0
547) On the whole, do you think it should or should not be the government's responsibility to... Provide health care for the sick. (HLTHCARE)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely should be67948.8
2) Probably should be49335.5
3) Probably should not be14610.5
4) Definitely should not be493.5
8) Can't choose130.9
9) No answer100.7
Missing1477 
TOTAL1390100.0
548) On the whole, do you think it should or should not be the government's responsibility to... Provide a decent standard of living for the old. (AIDOLD)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely should be67248.3
2) Probably should be53538.5
3) Probably should not be1289.2
4) Definitely should not be322.3
8) Can't choose120.9
9) No answer110.8
Missing1477 
TOTAL1390100.0
549) On the whole, do you think it should or should not be the government's responsibility to... Provide industry with the help it needs to grow. (AIDINDUS)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely should be37126.7
2) Probably should be61144.0
3) Probably should not be28320.4
4) Definitely should not be815.8
8) Can't choose322.3
9) No answer120.9
Missing1477 
TOTAL1390100.0
550) On the whole, do you think it should or should not be the government's responsibility to... Provide a decent standard of living for the unemployed. (AIDUNEMP)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely should be21715.6
2) Probably should be54138.9
3) Probably should not be44231.8
4) Definitely should not be13910.0
8) Can't choose372.7
9) No answer141.0
Missing1477 
TOTAL1390100.0
551) On the whole, do you think it should or should not be the government's responsibility to... Reduce income differences between the rich and poor. (EQUALIZE)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely should be36626.3
2) Probably should be38227.5
3) Probably should not be33824.3
4) Definitely should not be25218.1
8) Can't choose382.7
9) No answer141.0
Missing1477 
TOTAL1390100.0
552) On the whole, do you think it should or should not be the government's responsibility to... Give financial help to university students from low-income families. (AIDCOL)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely should be62444.9
2) Probably should be58341.9
3) Probably should not be1148.2
4) Definitely should not be423.0
8) Can't choose151.1
9) No answer120.9
Missing1477 
TOTAL1390100.0
553) On the whole, do you think it should or should not be the government's responsibility to... Provide decent housing for those who can't afford it. (AIDHOUSE)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely should be37527.0
2) Probably should be65447.1
3) Probably should not be25118.1
4) Definitely should not be664.7
8) Can't choose312.2
9) No answer130.9
Missing1477 
TOTAL1390100.0
554) How interested would you say you personally are in politics? (POLINT)
TOTAL%
1) Very interested24917.9
2) Fairly interested31322.5
3) Somewhat interested39728.6
4) Not very interested25718.5
5) Not at all interested16111.6
8) Can't choose10.1
9) No answer120.9
Missing1477 
TOTAL1390100.0
555) On the whole, do you think it should or should not be the government's responsibility to impose strict laws to make industry do less damage to the environment? (GRNLAWS)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely should be68849.5
2) Probably should be53538.5
3) Probably should not be987.1
4) Definitely should not be322.3
8) Can't choose231.7
9) No answer141.0
Missing1477 
TOTAL1390100.0
556) On the whole, do you think it should or should not be the government's responsibility to ... Promote equality between men and women? Would you say... (GENDEREQ)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely should be69750.1
2) Probably should be44532.0
3) Probably should not be1389.9
4) Definitely should not be674.8
8) Don't know271.9
9) No answer161.2
Missing1477 
TOTAL1390100.0
557) People have different opinions on who should provide services in America. Who do you think should primarily provide ... Healthcare for the sick? Should it be... (PRVDHLTH)
TOTAL%
1) Government75954.6
2) Private companies/for-profit organizations29421.2
3) Non-profit organizations/charities/cooperatives16211.7
4) Religious organizations141.0
5) Family, relatives or friends966.9
8) Don't know473.4
9) No answer181.3
Missing1477 
TOTAL1390100.0
558) People have different opinions on who should provide services in America. Who do you think should primarily provide... Care for old people? Should it be... (PRVDOLD)
TOTAL%
1) Government68549.3
2) Private companies/for-profit organizations14710.6
3) Non-profit organizations/charities/cooperatives15010.8
4) Religious organizations70.5
5) Family, relatives or friends35925.8
8) Don't know241.7
9) No answer181.3
Missing1477 
TOTAL1390100.0
559) People have different opinions on who should provide services in America. Who do you think should primarily provide... School education for children? Should it be... (PRVDSCHL)
TOTAL%
1) Government107177.1
2) Private companies/for-profit organizations765.5
3) Non-profit organizations/charities/cooperatives634.5
4) Religious organizations80.6
5) Family, relatives or friends1319.4
8) Don't know251.8
9) No answer161.2
Missing1477 
TOTAL1390100.0
560) Here is a list of people and organizations that can influence government actions. Please read through this list and tell me the number corresponding to the one you think has the most influence on the actions of the American government. (GVINFLU1)
TOTAL%
1) The media25218.1
2) Trade unions372.7
3) Businesses, banks and industry48534.9
4) Religious organizations/authorities130.9
5) The military/army261.9
6) Organized crime161.2
7) People who vote for the party/parties in government19714.2
8) Citizens in general1027.3
9) Civic and voluntary organizations20.1
10) International organizations (e.g., United Nations, International Monetary Fund)554.0
98) Don't know171.2
99) No answer151.1
100) Can't choose17312.4
Missing1477 
TOTAL1390100.0
561) Here is a list of people and organizations that can influence government actions. And which do you think has the second most influence on the actions of the American government? (GVINFLU2)
TOTAL%
1) The media18613.4
2) Trade unions1118.0
3) Businesses, banks and industry21215.3
4) Religious organizations/authorities352.5
5) The military/army956.8
6) Organized crime201.4
7) People who vote for the party/parties in government22416.1
8) Citizens in general14510.4
9) Civic and voluntary organizations130.9
10) International organizations (e.g., United Nations, International Monetary Fund)14010.1
98) Don't know292.1
99) No answer161.2
100) Can't choose16411.8
Missing1477 
TOTAL1390100.0
562) Here are two options about what affects policies in America. Which of them comes closest to your view? (POLGBECO)
TOTAL%
1) Policies in America depend on what is happening in the world economy, rather than who is in government43831.5
2) Policies in America depend more on who is in government, rather than what is happening in the world economy90264.9
8) Don't know342.4
9) No answer161.2
Missing1477 
TOTAL1390100.0
563) 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 agree25018.0
2) Agree41329.7
3) Neither agree nor disagree26519.1
4) Disagree35525.5
5) Strongly disagree866.2
8) Can't choose70.5
9) No answer141.0
Missing1477 
TOTAL1390100.0
564) How much do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements? I feel that I have a pretty good understanding of the important political issues facing our country (POLEFF13)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree18213.1
2) Agree66748.0
3) Neither agree nor disagree31022.3
4) Disagree17612.7
5) Strongly disagree342.4
8) Can't choose70.5
9) No answer141.0
Missing1477 
TOTAL1390100.0
565) How much do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements? People we elect to Congress try to keep the promises they have made during the election (POLEFF16)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree362.6
2) Agree24717.8
3) Neither agree nor disagree30321.8
4) Disagree54038.8
5) Strongly disagree24017.3
8) Can't choose120.9
9) No answer120.9
Missing1477 
TOTAL1390100.0
566) How much do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements? Most government administrators can be trusted to do what is best for the country (POLEFF17)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree221.6
2) Agree27019.4
3) Neither agree nor disagree39428.3
4) Disagree51236.8
5) Strongly disagree16812.1
8) Can't choose120.9
9) No answer120.9
Missing1477 
TOTAL1390100.0
567) In general, how often do you think that the tax authorities in America do the following? Make sure people pay their taxes? Would you say... (TAXPAID)
TOTAL%
1) Almost always73352.7
2) Often29921.5
3) Sometimes26118.8
4) Almost never564.0
8) Don't know271.9
9) No answer141.0
Missing1477 
TOTAL1390100.0
568) In general, how often do you think that the tax authorities in America do the following? Treat everyone in accordance with the law, regardless of their contacts or position in society? (Would you say...) (TAXBYLAW)
TOTAL%
1) Almost always38527.7
2) Often26819.3
3) Sometimes46433.4
4) Almost never21215.3
8) Don't know473.4
9) No answer141.0
Missing1477 
TOTAL1390100.0
569) In general, how often do you think that the tax authorities in America do the following? Comply with laws and regulations? Would you say... (BRLAWFL)
TOTAL%
1) Almost always29020.9
2) Often39228.2
3) Sometimes51336.9
4) Almost never14910.7
8) Don't know322.3
9) No answer141.0
Missing1477 
TOTAL1390100.0
570) In general, how often do you think that the tax authorities in America do the following? Try to avoid paying their taxes? (Would you say...) (BRNOTAX)
TOTAL%
1) Almost always37226.8
2) Often33924.4
3) Sometimes46633.5
4) Almost never15311.0
8) Don't know453.2
9) No answer151.1
Missing1477 
TOTAL1390100.0
571) Now I have some questions about civil liberties and public security. Do you think that the American government should or should not have the right to do the following? Keep people under video surveillance in public areas? Would you say... (CCTV)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely should have the right34524.8
2) Probably should have the right53438.4
3) Probably should not have the right26419.0
4) Definitely should not have the right21515.5
8) Don't know191.4
9) No answer130.9
Missing1477 
TOTAL1390100.0
572) Now I have some questions about civil liberties and public security. Do you think that the American government should or should not have the right to do the following? Monitor e-mails and any other information exchanged on the Internet? Would you say... (EMONITOR)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely should have the right1259.0
2) Probably should have the right31522.7
3) Probably should not have the right41029.5
4) Definitely should not have the right51136.8
8) Don't know161.2
9) No answer130.9
Missing1477 
TOTAL1390100.0
573) Here is a scale from 0 to 10 where 0 is 'All government information should be publicly available, even if this means a risk to public security' and 10 is 'public security should be given priority, even if this means limiting access to government information'. Where would you place yourself on such a scale? (GOVTINFO)
TOTAL%
0) All government information should be publicly available, even if this meant a risk to public security392.8
1) 1312.2
2) 2513.7
3) 31027.3
4) 4664.7
5) 531122.4
6) 613910.0
7) 717512.6
8) 818613.4
9) 9584.2
10) Public security should be given priority, even if this means limiting access to government information20014.4
98) Don't know191.4
99) No answer130.9
Missing1477 
TOTAL1390100.0
574) Some people think that governments should have the right to take certain measures in the name of national security. Others disagree. Do you think that the American government should or should not have the right to do the following? Collect information about anyone living in America without their knowledge? Would you say... (GIVINFUSA) (GIVNFUSA)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely should have the right25718.5
2) Probably should have the right41730.0
3) Probably should not have the right33924.4
4) Definitely should not have the right34925.1
8) Don't know151.1
9) No answer130.9
Missing1477 
TOTAL1390100.0
575) Some people think that governments should have the right to take certain measures in the name of national security. Others disagree. Do you think that the American government should or should not have the right to do the following? Collect information about anyone living in other countries without their knowledge? (Would you say...) (GIVINFFOR) (GIVNFFOR)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely should have the right22416.1
2) Probably should have the right37226.8
3) Probably should not have the right44932.3
4) Definitely should not have the right30421.9
8) Don't know282.0
9) No answer130.9
Missing1477 
TOTAL1390100.0
576) Suppose the government suspected that a terrorist act was about to happen. Do you think the authorities should have the right to... detain people for as long as they want without putting them on trial? (WOTRIAL)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely should have the right20514.7
2) Probably should have the right29020.9
3) Probably should not have the right39128.1
4) Definitely should not have the right46833.7
8) Don't know231.7
9) No answer130.9
Missing1477 
TOTAL1390100.0
577) Suppose the government suspected that a terrorist act was about to happen. Do you think the authorities should have the right to... tap people's telephone conversations? (TAPPHONE)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely should have the right30922.2
2) Probably should have the right38928.0
3) Probably should not have the right28520.5
4) Definitely should not have the right37727.1
8) Don't know171.2
9) No answer130.9
Missing1477 
TOTAL1390100.0
578) Suppose the government suspected that a terrorist act was about to happen. Do you think the authorities should have the right to... stop and search people in the street randomly? (STOPRNDM)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely should have the right19614.1
2) Probably should have the right25818.6
3) Probably should not have the right37026.6
4) Definitely should not have the right53838.7
8) Don't know151.1
9) No answer130.9
Missing1477 
TOTAL1390100.0
579) In your opinion, about how many politicians in America are involved in corruption? Would you say... (CORRUPT1)
TOTAL%
1) Almost none241.7
2) A few27019.4
3) Some48234.7
4) Quite a lot41830.1
5) Almost all15611.2
8) Can't choose251.8
9) No answer151.1
Missing1477 
TOTAL1390100.0
580) And in your opinion, about how many government administrators in America are involved in corruption? (CORRUPT2)
TOTAL%
1) Almost none292.1
2) A few31822.9
3) Some52938.1
4) Quite a lot33624.2
5) Almost all1289.2
8) Can't choose362.6
9) No answer141.0
Missing1477 
TOTAL1390100.0
581) In the last five years, how often have you or a member of your immediate family come across a public official who hinted they wanted, or asked for, a bribe or favour in return for a service? (BRIBE)
TOTAL%
1) Never117484.5
2) Seldom1057.6
3) Occasionally654.7
4) Quite often171.2
5) Very often120.9
8) Can't choose40.3
9) No answer130.9
Missing1477 
TOTAL1390100.0
582) 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 wife57940.7
2) I am living as married and my partner and I together live in the same household1218.5
3) I have a husband or wife or steady partner, but we don't live in the same household15110.6
4) I don't have a steady partner57340.2
Missing1443 
TOTAL1424100.0
583) 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 wife57640.4
2) I am living as married and my partner and I together live in the same household14910.5
3) I have a husband or wife or steady partner but we don't live in the same household1309.1
4) I don't have a steady partner57040.0
Missing1442 
TOTAL1425100.0
584) Marriage and cohabitation status (MARCOHAB)
TOTAL%
1) Married121242.5
2) Not married, cohabitating partner2639.2
3) Not married, no cohabitating partner137648.3
Missing16 
TOTAL2851100.0
585) 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 agree29214.9
2) Agree83242.6
3) Neither agree nor disagree33417.1
4) Disagree39019.9
5) Strongly disagree1025.2
8) Can't choose30.2
9) No answer20.1
Missing912 
TOTAL1955100.0
586) Generally, how would you describe taxes in America today... We mean all taxes together, including social security, income tax, sales tax, and all the rest. First, for those with high incomes, are taxes... (TAXRICH)
TOTAL%
1) Much too high1047.5
2) Too high21015.1
3) About right32623.5
4) Too low48234.7
5) Much too low21215.3
8) Can't choose402.9
9) No answer161.2
Missing1477 
TOTAL1390100.0
587) Generally, how would you describe taxes in America today... We mean all taxes together, including social security, income tax, sales tax, and all the rest. Next, for those with middle incomes, are taxes... (TAXMID)
TOTAL%
1) Much too high15010.8
2) Too high58041.7
3) About right55740.1
4) Too low604.3
5) Much too low60.4
8) Can't choose221.6
9) No answer151.1
Missing1477 
TOTAL1390100.0
588) Generally, how would you describe taxes in America today... We mean all taxes together, including social security, income tax, sales tax, and all the rest. Lastly, for those with low incomes, are taxes... (TAXPOOR)
TOTAL%
1) Much too high31322.5
2) Too high50136.0
3) About right42430.5
4) Too low815.8
5) Much too low302.2
8) Can't choose271.9
9) No answer141.0
Missing1477 
TOTAL1390100.0
589) Do you agree or disagree? Homosexual couples should have the right to marry one another (MARHOMO)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree64033.9
2) Agree46424.6
3) Neither agree nor disagree22411.9
4) Disagree22311.8
5) Strongly disagree31116.5
8) Can't choose160.8
9) No answer120.6
Missing977 
TOTAL1890100.0
590) Family life often suffers because men concentrate too much on their work. (MEOVRWRK)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree1719.1
2) Agree81943.4
3) Neither agree nor disagree25713.6
4) Disagree53628.4
5) Strongly disagree965.1
8) Can't choose90.5
Missing979 
TOTAL1888100.0
591) Thinking of work in general, please circle one number for each statement below to show how much you agree or disagree with each. A job is just a way of earning money - no more. (WRKEARN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree1288.7
2) Agree27718.8
3) Neither agree nor disagree24216.4
4) Disagree60541.0
5) Strongly disagree22014.9
8) Can't choose10.1
9) No answer40.3
Missing1390 
TOTAL1477100.0
592) Thinking of work in general, please circle one number for each statement below to show how much you agree or disagree with each. I would enjoy having a paying job even if I did not need that money. (WRKENJOY)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree23015.6
2) Agree79653.9
3) Neither agree nor disagree17812.1
4) Disagree19213.0
5) Strongly disagree745.0
8) Can't choose20.1
9) No answer50.3
Missing1390 
TOTAL1477100.0
593) How much do you agree or disagree with this statements? Workers need strong trade unions to protect their interests. (STRNGUN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree28519.3
2) Agree44129.9
3) Neither agree nor disagree39826.9
4) Disagree23415.8
5) Strongly disagree946.4
8) Can't choose181.2
9) No answer70.5
Missing1390 
TOTAL1477100.0
594) On the following list there are various aspects of jobs. Please circle one number to show how important you personally consider it is in a job: Job security? (SECJOB)
TOTAL%
1) Very important108273.3
2) Important34523.4
3) Neither important nor unimportant241.6
4) Not important140.9
5) Not important at all50.3
8) Can't choose30.2
9) No answer40.3
Missing1390 
TOTAL1477100.0
595) On the following list there are various aspects of jobs. Please circle one number to show how important you personally consider it is in a job: High income? (HIINC)
TOTAL%
1) Very important42628.8
2) Important74750.6
3) Neither important nor unimportant22215.0
4) Not important684.6
5) Not important at all80.5
8) Can't choose30.2
9) No answer30.2
Missing1390 
TOTAL1477100.0
596) On the following list there are various aspects of jobs. Please circle one number to show how important you personally consider it is in a job: Good opportunities for advancement? (PROMOTN)
TOTAL%
1) Very important72949.4
2) Important63743.1
3) Neither important nor unimportant664.5
4) Not important322.2
5) Not important at all60.4
8) Can't choose20.1
9) No answer50.3
Missing1390 
TOTAL1477100.0
597) On the following list there are various aspects of jobs. Please circle one number to show how important you personally consider it is in a job: An interesting job? (INTJOB)
TOTAL%
1) Very important75851.3
2) Important60340.8
3) Neither important nor unimportant805.4
4) Not important271.8
5) Not important at all10.1
8) Can't choose30.2
9) No answer50.3
Missing1390 
TOTAL1477100.0
598) On the following list there are various aspects of jobs. Please circle one number to show how important you personally consider it is in a job: A job allows someone to work independently? (WRKINDP)
TOTAL%
1) Very important42328.6
2) Important66545.0
3) Neither important nor unimportant31921.6
4) Not important573.9
5) Not important at all40.3
8) Can't choose40.3
9) No answer50.3
Missing1390 
TOTAL1477100.0
599) On the following list there are various aspects of jobs. Please circle one number to show how important you personally consider it is in a job: A job that allows someone to help other people? (HLPOTHS)
TOTAL%
1) Very important61941.9
2) Important61841.8
3) Neither important nor unimportant19513.2
4) Not important342.3
5) Not important at all40.3
8) Can't choose20.1
9) No answer50.3
Missing1390 
TOTAL1477100.0
600) On the following list there are various aspects of jobs. Please circle one number to show how important you personally consider it is in a job: A job that is useful to society? (HLPSOC)
TOTAL%
1) Very important69747.2
2) Important59640.4
3) Neither important nor unimportant1419.5
4) Not important261.8
5) Not important at all90.6
8) Can't choose30.2
9) No answer50.3
Missing1390 
TOTAL1477100.0
601) On the following list there are various aspects of jobs. Please circle one number to show how important you personally consider it is in a job: A job that allows someone to decide the times or days of work? (FLEXHRS1)
TOTAL%
1) Very important24516.6
2) Important51935.1
3) Neither important nor unimportant45230.6
4) Not important22515.2
5) Not important at all231.6
8) Can't choose50.3
9) No answer80.5
Missing1390 
TOTAL1477100.0
602) On the following list there are various aspects of jobs. Please circle one number to show how important you personally consider it is in a job: A job that involves personal contact with other people? (WKPERSNL)
TOTAL%
1) Very important32321.9
2) Important62842.5
3) Neither important nor unimportant35424.0
4) Not important1409.5
5) Not important at all231.6
8) Can't choose30.2
9) No answer60.4
Missing1390 
TOTAL1477100.0
603) Have you ever given up or would you give up good job opportunities for the benefit of your family life? (FAMORJOB)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, I have done so and probably would do so again62042.0
2) Yes, I have done so but probably would not do so again1177.9
3) No, I have not done so but probably would do so56838.5
4) No, I have not done so and probably would not do so15410.4
8) Don't know90.6
9) No answer90.6
Missing1390 
TOTAL1477100.0
604) Have you ever remained or would you remain in a job that was not satisfying for you for the benefit of your family life? (JOBORFAM)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, I have done so and probably would do so again56438.2
2) Yes, I have done so but probably would not do so again23215.7
3) No, I have not done so but probably would do so43129.2
4) No, I have not done so and probably would not do so23515.9
8) Don't know50.3
9) No answer100.7
Missing1390 
TOTAL1477100.0
605) Over the past five years, have you been discriminated against with regard to work, for instance when applying for a job, or when being considered for a pay increase or promotion? (DISCWK5)
TOTAL%
1) Yes26918.2
2) No109474.1
3) Did not work or did not seek work936.3
8) Don't know140.9
9) No answer70.5
Missing1390 
TOTAL1477100.0
606) Over the past five years, have you been discriminated against with regard to work, for instance when applying for a job, or when being considered for a pay increase or promotion? In your opinion, what was the main reason for the discrimination? (WHYDISC5)
TOTAL%
1) My age6323.2
2) My race, ethnicity5620.6
3) My nationality103.7
4) My sex3613.2
5) My religion20.7
6) My disability/mental or physical illness82.9
7) My family responsibilities155.5
8) My political beliefs31.1
9) Other reason7326.8
98) Don't know31.1
99) No answer31.1
Missing2595 
TOTAL272100.0
607) Over the past five years, have you been harassed by your superiors or co-workers at your job, for example, have you experienced any bullying, physical or psychological abuse? (HARASS5)
TOTAL%
1) Yes23716.0
2) No113676.9
3) Does not apply (I do not have a job/superior/co-worker)966.5
8) Don't know10.1
9) No answer70.5
Missing1390 
TOTAL1477100.0
608) To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements? Strong trade unions are bad for America's economy. (UNIONSBD)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree634.3
2) Agree20413.8
3) Neither agree nor disagree53236.0
4) Disagree47232.0
5) Strongly disagree15810.7
8) Don't know392.6
9) No answer90.6
Missing1390 
TOTAL1477100.0
609) For each statement about your main job below, please circle one code to show how much you agree or disagree that it applies to your job. In my job, I have personal contact with other people. (RCONTACT)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree52956.3
2) Agree34736.9
3) Neither agree nor disagree283.0
4) Disagree202.1
5) Strongly disagree80.9
8) Don't know20.2
9) No answer60.6
Missing1927 
TOTAL940100.0
610) How often do you work at home during your usual working hours? (WKATHOME)
TOTAL%
1) Always646.8
2) Often838.8
3) Sometimes14215.1
4) Hardly ever16217.2
5) Never48451.5
9) No answer50.5
Missing1927 
TOTAL940100.0
611) And how often does your job involve working on weekends? (WKWKENDS)
TOTAL%
1) Always19821.1
2) Often17718.8
3) Sometimes23424.9
4) Hardly ever14615.5
5) Never18019.1
9) No answer50.5
Missing1927 
TOTAL940100.0
612) Which of the following statements best describes how your working hours are decided? (By working hours we mean here the times you start and finish work, and not the total hours you work per week or month.) (DECIDWRK)
TOTAL%
1) Starting and finishing times are decided by my employer and I cannot change them on my own44547.3
2) I have a schedule or shift which regularly changes (for example, from days to evenings or to nights)38340.7
3) I have a schedule where daily working times are decided at short notice by my employer10411.1
8) Don't know20.2
9) No answer60.6
Missing1927 
TOTAL940100.0
613) Which of the following statements best describes your usual working schedule in your main job? (WRKSHIFT)
TOTAL%
1) I have a regular schedule or shift (daytime, evening, or night)70074.5
2) I have a schedule or shift which regularly changes (for example, from days to evenings or to nights)16617.7
3) I have a schedule where daily working times are decided at short notice by my employer555.9
8) Don't know111.2
9) No answer80.9
Missing1927 
TOTAL940100.0
614) I would change my work for something different. (CHNGEWRK)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree12112.9
2) Agree25326.9
3) Neither agree nor disagree17518.6
4) Disagree27028.7
5) Strongly disagree11312.0
8) Don't know20.2
9) No answer60.6
Missing1927 
TOTAL940100.0
615) To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements? In order to avoid unemployment I would be willing... To move within America. (NOUNEMP5)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree939.9
2) Agree28029.8
3) Neither agree nor disagree15616.6
4) Disagree26928.6
5) Strongly disagree13013.8
8) Don't know50.5
9) No answer70.7
Missing1927 
TOTAL940100.0
616) To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements? In order to avoid unemployment I would be willing... To move to a different country. (NOUNEMP6)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree434.6
2) Agree12012.8
3) Neither agree nor disagree13113.9
4) Disagree30732.7
5) Strongly disagree32834.9
8) Don't know40.4
9) No answer70.7
Missing1927 
TOTAL940100.0
617) Over the past 12 months, in addition to your main job, have you done any other work for pay? (EXTRAWRK)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, during all of that period838.8
2) Yes, during most of that period454.8
3) Yes, during some of that period16617.7
4) No64068.1
9) No answer60.6
Missing1927 
TOTAL940100.0
618) Over the entire 12 months, how much did you earn from your additional job(s) in total compared with your main job? (EXTRAERN)
TOTAL%
1) Much less than from main job15250.7
2) Less than from main job8829.3
3) About the same as from main job248.0
4) More than from main job134.3
5) Much more than from main job113.7
8) Don't know41.3
9) No answer82.7
Missing2567 
TOTAL300100.0
619) [Please answer if you are not currently working for pay] When did your last paid job end? (JBENDYR)
TOTAL%
1936) 193610.2
1944) 194410.2
1965) 196510.2
1967) 196720.4
1969) 196910.2
1970) 197010.2
1973) 197310.2
1976) 197610.2
1978) 197820.4
1980) 198020.4
1981) 198110.2
1984) 198420.4
1986) 198610.2
1987) 198720.4
1988) 198820.4
1989) 198920.4
1990) 199030.6
1991) 199110.2
1992) 199240.8
1993) 199310.2
1994) 199461.2
1995) 1995102.1
1996) 199661.2
1997) 1997132.7
1998) 199891.9
1999) 199971.4
2000) 2000122.5
2001) 2001163.3
2002) 200281.6
2003) 2003122.5
2004) 2004112.3
2005) 2005204.1
2006) 2006102.1
2007) 2007183.7
2008) 2008224.5
2009) 2009193.9
2010) 2010255.2
2011) 2011132.7
2012) 2012296.0
2013) 2013234.7
2014) 2014438.9
2015) 2015418.5
2016) 2016408.2
9998) Don't know153.1
9999) No answer255.2
Missing2382 
TOTAL485100.0
620) [Please answer if you are not currently working for pay] When did your last paid job end? Please specify the month. (JBENDMO)
TOTAL%
1) 1316.4
2) 2234.7
3) 3244.9
4) 4316.4
5) 55310.9
6) 66212.8
7) 7367.4
8) 8234.7
9) 9234.7
10) 10265.4
11) 11224.5
12) 12306.2
98) Don't know7515.5
99) No answer265.4
Missing2382 
TOTAL485100.0
621) [Please answer if you are not currently working for pay] How satisfied were you in your last job? (EXJOBSAT)
TOTAL%
1) Completely satisfied13427.6
2) Very satisfied14730.3
3) Fairly satisfied10922.5
4) Neither satisfied nor dissatisfied214.3
5) Fairly dissatisfied153.1
6) Very dissatisfied234.7
7) Completely dissatisfied132.7
99) No answer234.7
Missing2382 
TOTAL485100.0
622) [Please answer if you are not currently working for pay] To what extent, if at all, do you worry about the possibility of not finding a job? (WORNOJOB)
TOTAL%
1) I worry a great deal4914.7
2) I worry to some extent3610.8
3) I worry a little7121.3
4) I don't worry at all15345.8
8) Don't know10.3
9) No answer247.2
Missing2533 
TOTAL334100.0
623) [Please answer if you are not currently working for pay] To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements? In order to get a job I would be willing... To accept a job that requires new skills. (NEWSKILL)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree10631.7
2) Agree13741.0
3) Neither agree nor disagree3711.1
4) Disagree195.7
5) Strongly disagree113.3
8) Don't know10.3
9) No answer236.9
Missing2533 
TOTAL334100.0
624) [Please answer if you are not currently working for pay] To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements? In order to get a job I would be willing... To accept a position with lower pay. (LOWPAY)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree329.6
2) Agree11634.7
3) Neither agree nor disagree5817.4
4) Disagree6820.4
5) Strongly disagree339.9
8) Don't know41.2
9) No answer236.9
Missing2533 
TOTAL334100.0
625) [Please answer if you are not currently working for pay] To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements? In order to get a job I would be willing... To accept temporary employment. (TEMPWORK)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree4112.3
2) Agree18455.1
3) Neither agree nor disagree3410.2
4) Disagree3510.5
5) Strongly disagree154.5
8) Don't know20.6
9) No answer236.9
Missing2533 
TOTAL334100.0
626) [Please answer if you are not currently working for pay] To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements? In order to get a job I would be willing... To travel longer to get to work. (MORTRAVL)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree164.8
2) Agree9929.6
3) Neither agree nor disagree4312.9
4) Disagree10932.6
5) Strongly disagree4212.6
8) Don't know20.6
9) No answer236.9
Missing2533 
TOTAL334100.0
627) To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements? In order to get a job I would be willing... To move within America. (MOVEINUS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree226.6
2) Agree9026.9
3) Neither agree nor disagree3510.5
4) Disagree8625.7
5) Strongly disagree7522.5
8) Don't know30.9
9) No answer236.9
Missing2533 
TOTAL334100.0
628) [Please answer if you are not currently working for pay] To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements? In order to get a job I would be willing... To move to a different country. (MOVEAWAY)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree123.6
2) Agree4012.0
3) Neither agree nor disagree206.0
4) Disagree9929.6
5) Strongly disagree13841.3
8) Don't know20.6
9) No answer236.9
Missing2533 
TOTAL334100.0
629) [Please answer if you are not currently working for pay] What is your main source of economic support? (ECONSUP1)
TOTAL%
1) Current spouse/partner8515.7
2) Other family members356.5
3) Pension (private or government)17832.9
4) Unemployment benefits71.3
5) Social assistance/welfare7313.5
6) Occasional work40.7
7) Student loans/stipends50.9
8) Savings254.6
9) Investments or rental income183.3
10) Other8515.7
99) No answer264.8
Missing2326 
TOTAL541100.0
630) [Main source of economic support listed in ECONSUP1] To what extent, if at all, do you worry about the possibility of losing this main economic support? (WORECSUP)
TOTAL%
1) I worry a great deal10419.2
2) I worry to some extent8816.3
3) I worry a little12222.6
4) I don't worry at all20337.5
9) No answer244.4
Missing2326 
TOTAL541100.0
631) Think of the number of hours you work and the money you earn in your main job, including any regular overtime. If you had only one of these three choices, which of the following would you prefer? (HRSMONEY)
TOTAL%
1) Work longer hours and earn more money35237.4
2) Work the same number of hours and earn the same money53156.5
3) Work fewer hours and earn less money424.5
8) Can't choose60.6
9) No answer91.0
Missing1927 
TOTAL940100.0
632) For each statement about your main job below, please circle one code to show how much you agree or disagree that it applies to your job. My job is secure. (RSECJOB)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree31633.6
2) Agree39241.7
3) Neither agree nor disagree12112.9
4) Disagree848.9
5) Strongly disagree212.2
8) Can't choose10.1
9) No answer50.5
Missing1927 
TOTAL940100.0
633) For each statement about your main job below, please circle one code to show how much you agree or disagree that it applies to your job. My income is high. (RHIINC)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree535.6
2) Agree20822.1
3) Neither agree nor disagree25927.6
4) Disagree31833.8
5) Strongly disagree9610.2
8) Can't choose10.1
9) No answer50.5
Missing1927 
TOTAL940100.0
634) For each statement about your main job below, please circle one code to show how much you agree or disagree that it applies to your job. My opportunities for advancement are high. (RPROMOTN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree859.0
2) Agree29631.5
3) Neither agree nor disagree24426.0
4) Disagree23725.2
5) Strongly disagree717.6
8) Can't choose10.1
9) No answer60.6
Missing1927 
TOTAL940100.0
635) For each statement about your main job below, please circle one code to show how much you agree or disagree that it applies to your job. My job is interesting. (RINTJOB)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree32534.6
2) Agree41043.6
3) Neither agree nor disagree11011.7
4) Disagree646.8
5) Strongly disagree242.6
8) Can't choose10.1
9) No answer60.6
Missing1927 
TOTAL940100.0
636) For each statement about your main job below, please circle one code to show how much you agree or disagree that it applies to your job. I can work independently. (RWRKINDP)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree38240.6
2) Agree39041.5
3) Neither agree nor disagree707.4
4) Disagree697.3
5) Strongly disagree222.3
8) Can't choose10.1
9) No answer60.6
Missing1927 
TOTAL940100.0
637) For each statement about your main job below, please circle one code to show how much you agree or disagree that it applies to your job. In my job I can help other people. (RHLPOTHS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree44247.0
2) Agree38140.5
3) Neither agree nor disagree707.4
4) Disagree303.2
5) Strongly disagree101.1
8) Can't choose10.1
9) No answer60.6
Missing1927 
TOTAL940100.0
638) For each statement about your main job below, please circle one code to show how much you agree or disagree that it applies to your job. My job is useful to society. (RHLPSOC)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree38240.6
2) Agree36638.9
3) Neither agree nor disagree12413.2
4) Disagree475.0
5) Strongly disagree121.3
8) Can't choose20.2
9) No answer70.7
Missing1927 
TOTAL940100.0
639) 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 come home from work exhausted? (XHAUSTN)
TOTAL%
1) Always15016.0
2) Often29431.3
3) Sometimes36739.0
4) Hardly ever10110.7
5) Never212.2
8) Can't choose10.1
9) No answer60.6
Missing1927 
TOTAL940100.0
640) 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) Always9610.2
2) Often20722.0
3) Sometimes46749.7
4) Hardly ever13013.8
5) Never323.4
8) Can't choose20.2
9) No answer60.6
Missing1927 
TOTAL940100.0
641) In general how would you describe relations in your work place... Between management and employees? (BOSSEMPS)
TOTAL%
1) Very good31033.0
2) Quite good34436.6
3) Neither20521.8
4) Quite bad555.9
5) Very bad101.1
8) Can't choose80.9
9) No answer80.9
Missing1927 
TOTAL940100.0
642) In general how would you describe relations in your work place... Between co-workers/colleagues? (COWRKERS)
TOTAL%
1) Very good33335.4
2) Quite good40543.1
3) Neither15116.1
4) Quite bad272.9
5) Very bad60.6
8) Can't choose91.0
9) No answer91.0
Missing1927 
TOTAL940100.0
643) How satisfied are you in your job? (JOBSAT)
TOTAL%
1) Completely satisfied16417.4
2) Very satisfied34336.5
3) Fairly satisfied29331.2
4) Neither545.7
5) Fairly dissatisfied525.5
6) Very dissatisfied202.1
7) Completely dissatisfied70.7
8) Can't choose10.1
9) No answer60.6
Missing1927 
TOTAL940100.0
644) 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) 1-943225.0
2) 10-4940723.6
3) 50-9919511.3
4) 100-49931818.4
5) 500-999985.7
6) 1,000-1,999623.6
7) More than 2,00017410.1
8) Don't know191.1
9) No answer211.2
Missing1141 
TOTAL1726100.0
645) Suppose you could decide on your work situation at present. Which of the following would you prefer? (WANTJOB1)
TOTAL%
1) A full-time job [30 hours or more per week]92162.4
2) A part-time job [10-29 hours per week]31821.5
3) A job with less than [10] hours a week674.5
4) No paid job at all15210.3
8) Don't know90.6
9) No answer100.7
Missing1390 
TOTAL1477100.0
646) Are you currently working for pay? (WORKNOW)
TOTAL%
1) Yes93663.4
2) No53736.4
9) No answer40.3
Missing1390 
TOTAL1477100.0
647) How much of your past work experience and/or job skills can you make use of in your present job? (USESKILL)
TOTAL%
1) Almost none899.5
2) A little18119.3
3) A lot24225.7
4) Almost all41844.5
8) Can't choose30.3
9) No answer70.7
Missing1927 
TOTAL940100.0
648) To what extent do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements? I am willing to work harder than I have to in order to help the firm or organization I work for succeed. (HELPORG1)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree33836.0
2) Agree41343.9
3) Neither agree nor disagree13214.0
4) Disagree363.8
5) Strongly disagree101.1
8) Can't choose40.4
9) No answer70.7
Missing1927 
TOTAL940100.0
649) To what extent do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements? I am proud to be working for my firm or organization. (PRIDEORG)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree33936.1
2) Agree42845.5
3) Neither agree nor disagree12613.4
4) Disagree293.1
5) Strongly disagree91.0
8) Can't choose20.2
9) No answer70.7
Missing1927 
TOTAL940100.0
650) To what extent do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements? I would turn down another job that offered quite a bit more pay in order to stay with this organization. (STAYORG3)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree10811.5
2) Agree14615.5
3) Neither agree nor disagree19020.2
4) Disagree28230.0
5) Strongly disagree20121.4
8) Can't choose50.5
9) No answer80.9
Missing1927 
TOTAL940100.0
651) To what extent do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements? I am proud of the type of work I do. (PROUDWRK)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree37339.7
2) Agree42745.4
3) Neither agree nor disagree9910.5
4) Disagree272.9
5) Strongly disagree91.0
9) No answer50.5
Missing1927 
TOTAL940100.0
652) All in all, how likely is it that you will try to find a job with another firm or organization within the next 12 months? (LEAVEJOB)
TOTAL%
1) Very likely15216.2
2) Likely12713.5
3) Unlikely26928.6
4) Very unlikely38440.9
8) Can't choose30.3
9) No answer50.5
Missing1927 
TOTAL940100.0
653) To what extent, if at all, do you worry about the possibility of losing your job? (WORRYJOB)
TOTAL%
1) I worry a great deal535.6
2) I worry to some extent9810.4
3) I worry a little25627.2
4) I don't worry at all52555.9
8) Don't know30.3
9) No answer50.5
Missing1927 
TOTAL940100.0
654) [Please answer if you are not currently working for pay] Have you ever had a paid job for one year or more? (EVJOB)
TOTAL%
1) Yes46285.4
2) No5610.4
9) No answer234.3
Missing2326 
TOTAL541100.0
655) [Please answer if you are not currently working for pay] What was the main reason that your job ended? (WHYJBEND)
TOTAL%
0) Don't know/no answer367.4
1) I reached retirement age9219.0
2) I retired early, by choice7615.7
3) I retired early, not by choice275.6
4) I became (permanently) disabled8918.4
5) My place of work was shut down357.2
6) I was dismissed306.2
7) My term of employment/contract ended408.2
8) Family responsibilities5812.0
9) I got married20.4
Missing2382 
TOTAL485100.0
656) [Please answer if you are not currently working for pay] Would you like to have a paid job, either now or in the future? (WANTJOB2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes30356.0
2) No20738.3
8) Don't know81.5
9) No answer234.3
Missing2326 
TOTAL541100.0
657) [Please answer if you are not currently working for pay] How likely do you think it is that you would find a job? (GETJOB)
TOTAL%
1) Very likely9428.1
2) Likely9729.0
3) Unlikely5817.4
4) Very unlikely6018.0
8) Can't choose20.6
9) No answer236.9
Missing2533 
TOTAL334100.0
658) [Please answer if you are not currently working for pay] Are you currently looking for a job? (LOOKJOB)
TOTAL%
1) Yes9428.1
2) No21664.7
8) Don't know10.3
9) No answer236.9
Missing2533 
TOTAL334100.0
659) [Please answer if you are not currently working for pay] Thinking about the last 12 months, have you done any of the following in order to find a job? Registered at a public employment agency? (PUBAGNCY)
TOTAL%
1) No27381.7
2) Yes, once or twice288.4
3) Yes, more than twice103.0
9) No answer236.9
Missing2533 
TOTAL334100.0
660) [Please answer if you are not currently working for pay] Thinking about the last 12 months, have you done any of the following in order to find a job? Registered at a private employment agency? (PRIAGNCY)
TOTAL%
1) No27782.9
2) Yes, once or twice206.0
3) Yes, more than twice123.6
8) Don't know20.6
9) No answer236.9
Missing2533 
TOTAL334100.0
661) [Please answer if you are not currently working for pay] Thinking about the last 12 months, have you done any of the following in order to find a job? Answered advertisements for jobs? (WANTADS)
TOTAL%
1) No23570.4
2) Yes, once or twice4413.2
3) Yes, more than twice329.6
9) No answer236.9
Missing2533 
TOTAL334100.0
662) [Please answer if you are not currently working for pay] Thinking about the last 12 months, have you done any of the following in order to find a job? Advertised for a job in newspapers or journals? (ADFORJOB)
TOTAL%
1) No26880.2
2) Yes, once or twice226.6
3) Yes, more than twice216.3
9) No answer236.9
Missing2533 
TOTAL334100.0
663) [Please answer if you are not currently working for pay] Thinking about the last 12 months, have you done any of the following in order to find a job? Applied directly to employers? (APPEMPS)
TOTAL%
1) No20862.3
2) Yes, once or twice5015.0
3) Yes, more than twice5315.9
9) No answer236.9
Missing2533 
TOTAL334100.0
664) [Please answer if you are not currently working for pay] Thinking about the last 12 months, have you done any of the following in order to find a job? Asked relatives, friends, or colleagues to help you find a job? (ASKHELP)
TOTAL%
1) No22768.0
2) Yes, once or twice4513.5
3) Yes, more than twice3911.7
9) No answer236.9
Missing2533 
TOTAL334100.0
665) Which of the following statements best describes how your daily work is organized? (DAILYWRK)
TOTAL%
1) I am free to decide how my daily work is organized.37539.9
2) I can decide how my daily work is organized, within certain limits.42345.0
3) I am not free to decide how my daily work is organized.13013.8
8) Can't choose40.4
9) Refused to answer80.9
Missing1927 
TOTAL940100.0
666) How difficult would it be for you to take an hour or two off during working hours, to take care of personal or family matters? (TIMEOFF)
TOTAL%
1) Not difficult at all39742.2
2) Not too difficult28930.7
3) Somewhat difficult14415.3
4) Very difficult10311.0
8) Can't choose20.2
9) Refused to answer50.5
Missing1927 
TOTAL940100.0
667) How often do you feel that the demands of your job interfere with your family life? (JBINTFAM)
TOTAL%
1) Always384.0
2) Often10911.6
3) Sometimes30832.8
4) Hardly ever32434.5
5) Never15616.6
9) Refused to answer50.5
Missing1927 
TOTAL940100.0
668) How often do you feel that the demands of your family life interfere with your job? (FAMINTJB)
TOTAL%
1) Always171.8
2) Often515.4
3) Sometimes25727.3
4) Hardly ever33435.5
5) Never27529.3
9) Refused to answer60.6
Missing1927 
TOTAL940100.0
669) Over the past 12 months, have you had any training to improve your job skills, either at the workplace or somewhere else? (JBTRAIN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes55559.0
2) No37940.3
9) Refused to answer60.6
Missing1927 
TOTAL940100.0
670) How difficult or easy do you think it would be for you to find a job at least as good as your current one? (JOBEASY)
TOTAL%
1) Very easy12012.8
2) Fairly easy28230.0
3) Neither easy nor difficult15816.8
4) Fairly difficult26628.3
5) Very difficult10711.4
8) Can't choose20.2
9) Refused to answer50.5
Missing1927 
TOTAL940100.0
671) To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements? In order to avoid unemployment I would be willing... To accept a job that requires new skills. (NOUNEMP1)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree38140.5
2) Agree42945.6
3) Neither agree nor disagree596.3
4) Disagree454.8
5) Strongly disagree141.5
8) Don't know50.5
9) Refused to answer70.7
Missing1927 
TOTAL940100.0
672) To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements? In order to avoid unemployment I would be willing... To accept a position with lower pay. (NOUNEMP2)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree14915.9
2) Agree36238.5
3) Neither agree nor disagree12813.6
4) Disagree20922.2
5) Strongly disagree828.7
8) Don't know30.3
9) Refused to answer70.7
Missing1927 
TOTAL940100.0
673) To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements? In order to avoid unemployment I would be willing... To accept temporary employment. (NOUNEMP3)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree17018.1
2) Agree52455.7
3) Neither agree nor disagree10210.9
4) Disagree10210.9
5) Strongly disagree323.4
8) Don't know30.3
9) Refused to answer70.7
Missing1927 
TOTAL940100.0
674) To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements? In order to avoid unemployment I would be willing... To travel longer to get to work. (NOUNEMP4)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree13113.9
2) Agree42244.9
3) Neither agree nor disagree12713.5
4) Disagree18519.7
5) Strongly disagree636.7
8) Don't know40.4
9) Refused to answer80.9
Missing1927 
TOTAL940100.0
675) [Please answer if you are not currently working for pay] Thinking about the last 12 months, have you had any training to improve your job skills? (SKLTRAIN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes5115.3
2) No25977.5
8) Don't know10.3
9) No answer236.9
Missing2533 
TOTAL334100.0
676) 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) Never128644.9
2) Less than once a year1876.5
3) About once or twice a year38413.4
4) Several times a year32711.4
5) About once a month1836.4
6) 2-3 times a month1625.7
7) Nearly every week692.4
8) Every week2137.4
9) Several times a week210.7
10) Once a day160.6
98) Don't know60.2
99) No answer130.5
TOTAL2867100.0
677) In general, do you think that nuclear power stations are... (NUKEGEN)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely dangerous for the environment24627.0
2) Very dangerous23425.7
3) Somewhat dangerous29832.7
4) Not very dangerous10211.2
5) Not dangerous at all for the environment151.6
8) Don't know141.5
9) No answer20.2
Missing1956 
TOTAL911100.0
678) In general, do you think that air pollution caused by industry is... (INDUSGEN)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely dangerous for the environment30233.2
2) Very dangerous35639.1
3) Somewhat dangerous21423.5
4) Not very dangerous202.2
5) Not dangerous at all for the environment30.3
8) Don't know141.5
9) No answer20.2
Missing1956 
TOTAL911100.0
679) In general, do you think that pesticides and chemicals used in farming are... (CHEMGEN)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely dangerous for the environment26328.9
2) Very dangerous28831.6
3) Somewhat dangerous28331.1
4) Not very dangerous495.4
5) Not dangerous at all for the environment121.3
8) Don't know141.5
9) No answer20.2
Missing1956 
TOTAL911100.0
680) In general, do you think that pollution of America's rivers, lakes, and streams is... (WATERGEN)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely dangerous for the environment38241.9
2) Very dangerous32836.0
3) Somewhat dangerous15917.5
4) Not very dangerous222.4
5) Not dangerous at all for the environment60.7
8) Don't know121.3
9) No answer20.2
Missing1956 
TOTAL911100.0
681) In general, do you think that a rise in the world's temperature caused by the 'greenhouse effect', is... (TEMPGEN)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely dangerous for the environment24627.0
2) Very dangerous24026.3
3) Somewhat dangerous24727.1
4) Not very dangerous9810.8
5) Not dangerous at all for the environment384.2
8) Don't know404.4
9) No answer20.2
Missing1956 
TOTAL911100.0
682) Do you think that modifying the genes of certain crops is: (GENEGEN)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely dangerous for the environment15717.2
2) Very dangerous21223.3
3) Somewhat dangerous33837.1
4) Not very dangerous13414.7
5) Not dangerous at all for the environment353.8
8) Don't know333.6
9) No answer20.2
Missing1956 
TOTAL911100.0
683) 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 lot1085.7
2) Increased a little21811.5
3) Remain the same as it is74239.3
4) Reduced a little41922.2
5) Reduced a lot35819.0
8) Can't choose321.7
9) No answer110.6
Missing979 
TOTAL1888100.0
684) How many sex partners have you had in the last 12 months? (PARTNERS)
TOTAL%
0) No partners (SKIP TO EVIDU)40923.1
1) 1 partner108561.3
2) 2 partners1247.0
3) 3 partners502.8
4) 4 partners341.9
5) 5-10 partners382.1
6) 11-20 partners110.6
7) 21-100 partners10.1
9) 1 or more partners (unspecified)90.5
98) Don't know10.1
99) No answer90.5
Missing1096 
TOTAL1771100.0
685) Was one of the partners your husband or wife or regular sexual partner? (MATESEX)
TOTAL%
1) Yes119487.7
2) No14710.8
9) No answer201.5
Missing1506 
TOTAL1361100.0
686) If you had other partners, please indicate all categories that apply to them: Close personal friend (FRNDSEX)
TOTAL%
1) Yes20560.8
2) No11233.2
9) No answer205.9
Missing2530 
TOTAL337100.0
687) If you had other partners, please indicate all categories that apply to them: Neighbor, co-worker, or long-term acquaintance (ACQNTSEX)
TOTAL%
1) Yes11333.5
2) No20460.5
9) No answer205.9
Missing2530 
TOTAL337100.0
688) If you had other partners, please indicate all categories that apply to them: Casual date or pick-up (PIKUPSEX)
TOTAL%
1) Yes14141.8
2) No17652.2
9) No answer205.9
Missing2530 
TOTAL337100.0
689) If you had other partners, please indicate all categories that apply to them: Person you paid or paid you for sex (PAIDSEX)
TOTAL%
1) Yes113.3
2) No30690.8
9) No answer205.9
Missing2530 
TOTAL337100.0
690) If you had other partners, please indicate all categories that apply to them: Other (OTHERSEX)
TOTAL%
1) Yes226.5
2) No29587.5
9) No answer205.9
Missing2530 
TOTAL337100.0
691) Have your sex partners in the last 12 months been... (SEXSEX)
TOTAL%
1) Exclusively male69451.0
2) Both male and female261.9
3) Exclusively female62646.0
9) No answer151.1
Missing1506 
TOTAL1361100.0
692) About how often did you have sex during the last 12 months? (SEXFREQ)
TOTAL%
0) Not at all43924.8
1) Once or twice17810.1
2) About once a month21612.2
3) 2 or 3 times a month27415.5
4) About once a week24413.8
5) 2 or 3 times a week27115.3
6) More than 3 times a week905.1
8) Don't know60.3
9) No answer533.0
Missing1096 
TOTAL1771100.0
693) 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
TOTAL177160.814226
694) Now thinking about the time since your 18th birthday (including the past 12 months) how many male partners have you had sex with? (NUMMEN)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL177159.799228
695) Now think about the past five years-the time since February/March [2016], 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)23813.4
1) 1 partner93252.6
2) 2 partners1679.4
3) 3 partners1196.7
4) 4 partners784.4
5) 5-10 partners1076.0
6) 11-20 partners402.3
7) 21-100 partners261.5
8) More than 100 partners20.1
9) 1 or more, number unknown402.3
98) Don't know20.1
99) No answer201.1
Missing1096 
TOTAL1771100.0
696) Have your sex partners in the last five years been... (SEXSEX5)
TOTAL%
1) Exclusively male76950.2
2) Both male and female473.1
3) Exclusively female68744.8
8) Don't know10.1
9) No answer291.9
Missing1334 
TOTAL1533100.0
697) 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) Yes1196.7
2) No162891.9
8) Don't know10.1
9) No answer231.3
Missing1096 
TOTAL1771100.0
698) Have you ever had sex with someone other than your husband or wife while you were married? (EVSTRAY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes21712.3
2) No100356.6
3) Never married52329.5
9) No answer281.6
Missing1096 
TOTAL1771100.0
699) 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 used37521.2
2) No, the last time I had sex, a condom was not used131674.3
8) Don't know40.2
9) No answer764.3
Missing1096 
TOTAL1771100.0
700) 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 with147683.3
2) No, the last time I had sex, it was not with someone I was in an on-going relationship with21912.4
8) Don't know80.5
9) No answer683.8
Missing1096 
TOTAL1771100.0
701) 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) Yes583.3
2) No169495.7
9) No answer191.1
Missing1096 
TOTAL1771100.0
702) How long has it been since you last used a needle to inject drugs? (IDU30)
TOTAL%
1) Within the past 30 days67.8
2) More than 30 days ago but within the past 12 months11.3
3) More than 12 months ago but within the past three years79.1
4) More than three years ago4355.8
8) Don't know11.3
9) No answer1924.7
Missing2790 
TOTAL77100.0
703) Have you ever, even once, used 'crack' cocaine in chunk or rock form? (EVCRACK)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1025.8
2) No165993.7
9) No answer100.6
Missing1096 
TOTAL1771100.0
704) How long has it been since you last used 'crack' cocaine in chunk or rock form? (CRACK30)
TOTAL%
1) Within the past 30 days43.6
2) More than 30 days ago but within the past 12 months32.7
3) More than 12 months ago but within the past three years98.0
4) More than three years8575.9
9) No answer119.8
Missing2755 
TOTAL112100.0
705) 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) Yes71540.4
2) No103358.3
8) Don't know60.3
9) No answer171.0
Missing1096 
TOTAL1771100.0
706) Not including blood donations, in what month and year was your last HIV test? (HIVTEST1)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL732297032.54260013
707) 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 office31242.6
2) Counseling and testing site395.3
3) Hospital12617.2
4) Clinic17423.8
5) Jail or prison111.5
6) Home81.1
7) Somewhere else354.8
8) Don't know10.1
9) No answer263.6
Missing2135 
TOTAL732100.0
708) Which of the following best describes you? (SEXORNT)
TOTAL%
1) Gay, lesbian, or homosexual462.6
2) Bisexual563.2
3) Heterosexual or straight164192.6
8) Don't know50.3
9) No answer241.4
Missing1095 
TOTAL1772100.0
709) Family income in constant dollars (REALINC)
TOTAL%
234) 361.4
936) 351.3
1638) 240.9
2106) 130.5
2574) 190.7
3042) 150.6
3510) 230.9
4212) 481.8
5265) 883.4
6435) 712.7
7605) 652.5
8775) 652.5
9945) 953.7
11115) 1013.9
12870) 1154.4
15210) 1315.0
17550) 1264.9
21060) 2188.4
25740) 2078.0
31590) 2589.9
38610) 2148.2
46800) 1796.9
56160) 1264.9
65520) 993.8
74880) 612.3
131676.6906) 1646.3
Missing271 
TOTAL2596100.0
710) Respondent's income in constant dollars (REALRINC)
TOTAL%
234) 251.5
936) 513.1
1638) 322.0
2106) 301.8
2574) 311.9
3042) 311.9
3510) 241.5
4212) 342.1
5265) 513.1
6435) 452.8
7605) 603.7
8775) 523.2
9945) 744.5
11115) 643.9
12870) 975.9
15210) 1187.2
17550) 1086.6
21060) 1589.7
25740) 1378.4
31590) 1418.6
38610) 794.8
46800) 684.2
56160) 362.2
65520) 211.3
74880) 140.9
164382.03756) 513.1
Missing1235 
TOTAL1632100.0
711) Inflation-adjusted family income. (CONINC)
TOTAL%
363) 361.4
1452) 351.3
2541) 240.9
3267) 130.5
3993) 190.7
4719) 150.6
5445) 230.9
6534) 481.8
8167.5) 883.4
9982.5) 712.7
11797.5) 652.5
13612.5) 652.5
15427.5) 953.7
17242.5) 1013.9
19965) 1154.4
23595) 1315.0
27225) 1264.9
32670) 2188.4
39930) 2078.0
49005) 2589.9
59895) 2148.2
72600) 1796.9
87120) 1264.9
101640) 993.8
116160) 612.3
163843.84698) 1646.3
Missing271 
TOTAL2596100.0
712) Inflation-adjusted personal income. (CONRINC)
TOTAL%
363) 251.5
1452) 513.1
2541) 322.0
3267) 301.8
3993) 311.9
4719) 311.9
5445) 241.5
6534) 342.1
8167.5) 513.1
9982.5) 452.8
11797.5) 603.7
13612.5) 523.2
15427.5) 744.5
17242.5) 643.9
19965) 975.9
23595) 1187.2
27225) 1086.6
32670) 1589.7
39930) 1378.4
49005) 1418.6
59895) 794.8
72600) 684.2
87120) 362.2
101640) 211.3
116160) 140.9
189211.45584) 513.1
Missing1235 
TOTAL1632100.0
713) From what countries or part of the world did your ancestors come? (ETHNIC)
TOTAL%
1) Africa24210.6
2) Austria40.2
3) French Canada231.0
4) Other Canada221.0
5) China210.9
6) Czechoslovakia210.9
7) Denmark90.4
8) England and Wales2109.2
9) Finland90.4
10) France341.5
11) Germany31113.6
12) Greece150.7
13) Hungary90.4
14) Ireland24410.6
15) Italy1436.2
16) Japan90.4
17) Mexico1878.2
18) Netherlands231.0
19) Norway291.3
20) Philippines221.0
21) Poland713.1
22) Puerto Rico351.5
23) Russia331.4
24) Scotland683.0
25) Spain261.1
26) Sweden341.5
27) Switzerland140.6
28) West Indies60.3
29) Other120.5
30) American Indian1436.2
31) India221.0
32) Portugal140.6
33) Lithuania70.3
34) Yugoslavia100.4
35) Romania50.2
36) Belgium60.3
37) Arabic80.3
38) Other Spanish693.0
39) Non-Spanish West Indies180.8
40) Other Asian241.0
41) Other European140.6
97) American only612.7
99) No answer60.3
Missing574 
TOTAL2293100.0
714) First ethnicity mentioned (ETH1)
TOTAL%
1) Africa2689.3
2) Austria60.2
3) French Canada210.7
4) Other Canada150.5
5) China230.8
6) Czechoslovakia321.1
7) Denmark140.5
8) England and Wales2448.5
9) Finland90.3
10) France592.1
11) Germany45515.9
12) Greece170.6
13) Hungary140.5
14) Ireland2749.6
15) Italy1495.2
16) Japan80.3
17) Mexico1846.4
18) Netherlands240.8
19) Norway351.2
20) Philippines230.8
21) Poland842.9
22) Puerto Rico351.2
23) Russia421.5
24) Scotland863.0
25) Spain471.6
26) Sweden411.4
27) Switzerland130.5
28) West Indies30.1
29) Other120.4
30) American Indian903.1
31) India260.9
32) Portugal140.5
33) Lithuania130.5
34) Yugoslavia120.4
35) Romania50.2
36) Belgium80.3
37) Arabic120.4
38) Other Spanish652.3
39) Non-Spanish West Indies150.5
40) Other Asian210.7
41) Other European150.5
97) American only572.0
98) No ethnicity mentioned2719.5
99) No answer60.2
TOTAL2867100.0
715) Second ethnicity mentioned (ETH2)
TOTAL%
1) Africa262.0
2) Austria161.2
3) French Canada191.5
4) Other Canada110.9
5) China40.3
6) Czechoslovakia221.7
7) Denmark70.5
8) England and Wales17813.8
9) Finland60.5
10) France594.6
11) Germany19014.8
12) Greece20.2
13) Hungary90.7
14) Ireland22817.7
15) Italy463.6
16) Japan30.2
17) Mexico151.2
18) Netherlands302.3
19) Norway251.9
21) Poland483.7
22) Puerto Rico60.5
23) Russia201.6
24) Scotland967.5
25) Spain272.1
26) Sweden362.8
27) Switzerland100.8
28) West Indies40.3
29) Other10.1
30) American Indian735.7
31) India30.2
32) Portugal30.2
33) Lithuania80.6
34) Yugoslavia60.5
35) Romania10.1
36) Belgium30.2
37) Arabic20.2
38) Other Spanish141.1
39) Non-Spanish West Indies50.4
40) Other Asian90.7
41) Other European80.6
97) American only30.2
99) No answer60.5
Missing1579 
TOTAL1288100.0
716) Third ethnicity mentioned (ETH3)
TOTAL%
1) Africa91.6
2) Austria81.4
3) French Canada81.4
4) Other Canada61.0
5) China20.3
6) Czechoslovakia101.7
7) Denmark61.0
8) England and Wales8414.7
9) Finland50.9
10) France315.4
11) Germany7112.4
12) Greece30.5
13) Hungary81.4
14) Ireland8014.0
15) Italy183.1
17) Mexico40.7
18) Netherlands101.7
19) Norway91.6
20) Philippines10.2
21) Poland203.5
22) Puerto Rico10.2
23) Russia71.2
24) Scotland437.5
25) Spain71.2
26) Sweden122.1
27) Switzerland61.0
28) West Indies10.2
30) American Indian6511.3
31) India20.3
32) Portugal30.5
33) Lithuania40.7
34) Yugoslavia10.2
35) Romania50.9
36) Belgium10.2
37) Arabic10.2
38) Other Spanish20.3
39) Non-Spanish West Indies10.2
40) Other Asian10.2
41) Other European81.4
97) American only30.5
99) No answer61.0
Missing2294 
TOTAL573100.0
717) Type of response about ethnicity (ETHNUM)
TOTAL%
1) Names one country130645.6
2) Names two or more countries, chooses one98134.2
3) Names two or more countries, can't choose30310.6
4) Can't name any country2719.5
5) No information60.2
TOTAL2867100.0
718) 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 Hispanic249687.1
2) Mexican, Mexican American, Chicano/Chicana2167.5
3) Puerto Rican461.6
4) Cuban180.6
5) Salvadorian130.5
6) Guatemalan90.3
7) Panamanian20.1
8) Nicaraguan20.1
10) Central American50.2
11) Honduran70.2
15) Dominican90.3
20) Peruvian10.0
21) Ecuadorian40.1
22) Columbian30.1
23) Venezuelan10.0
24) Argentinian30.1
25) Chilean10.0
30) Spanish180.6
35) Filipino/a10.0
41) South American30.1
42) American10.0
46) Latino/a20.1
47) Hispanic20.1
50) Other, not specified20.1
99) No answer20.1
TOTAL2867100.0
719) What is your race? Indicate one or more races that you consider yourself to be. First mention (RACECEN1)
TOTAL%
1) White208872.8
2) Black or African American48717.0
3) American Indian or Alaska Native582.0
4) Asian Indian250.9
5) Chinese190.7
6) Filipino220.8
7) Japanese70.2
8) Korean30.1
9) Vietnamese40.1
10) Other Asian100.3
11) Native Hawaiian10.0
12) Guamanian or Chamorro10.0
14) Other Pacific Islander20.1
15) Some other race130.5
16) Hispanic1033.6
98) Don't know90.3
99) No answer150.5
TOTAL2867100.0
720) What is your race? Indicate one or more races that you consider yourself to be. Second mention (RACECEN2)
TOTAL%
1) White3514.0
2) Black or African American249.6
3) American Indian or Alaska Native14056.0
4) Asian Indian10.4
5) Chinese20.8
6) Filipino31.2
7) Japanese31.2
8) Korean31.2
9) Vietnamese10.4
10) Other Asian41.6
13) Samoan31.2
14) Other Pacific Islander31.2
15) Some other race41.6
16) Hispanic83.2
98) Don't know10.4
99) No answer156.0
Missing2617 
TOTAL250100.0
721) What is your race? Indicate one or more races that you consider yourself to be. Third mention (RACECEN3)
TOTAL%
1) White616.2
2) Black or African American25.4
3) American Indian or Alaska Native2054.1
4) Asian Indian25.4
5) Chinese25.4
7) Japanese25.4
8) Korean12.7
10) Other Asian12.7
15) Some other race12.7
Missing2830 
TOTAL37100.0
722) In describing our background, we often ask someone which racial or ethnic groups best describes them. Imagine if we used instead a 10 point system where points are allocated to whichever racial or ethnic groups the respondent thinks accurately describes themselves. For example, if you think of yourself as just Latino, you would allocate all 10 points to Latino. Or if you think of yourself as mixed race, but more African American than white, you might allocate 6 or 7 points to black and 3 or 4 points to white. Thinking of your background in racial and ethnic terms... How would you describe your race and ethnicity using this 10-point system using the following choices: White (RACETHWH)
TOTAL%
0) 025926.5
1) 1161.6
2) 2161.6
3) 390.9
4) 480.8
5) 5353.6
6) 6121.2
7) 7131.3
8) 8262.7
9) 9222.2
10) 1054555.7
98) Don't know30.3
99) No answer151.5
Missing1888 
TOTAL979100.0
723) In describing our background, we often ask someone which racial or ethnic groups best describes them. Imagine if we used instead a 10 point system where points are allocated to whichever racial or ethnic groups the respondent thinks accurately describes themselves. For example, if you think of yourself as just Latino, you would allocate all 10 points to Latino. Or if you think of yourself as mixed race, but more African American than white, you might allocate 6 or 7 points to black and 3 or 4 points to white. Thinking of your background in racial and ethnic terms... How would you describe your race and ethnicity using this 10-point system using the following choices: Hispanic or Latino (RACETHHI)
TOTAL%
0) 083385.1
1) 160.6
2) 280.8
3) 320.2
4) 4101.0
5) 5141.4
6) 640.4
7) 720.2
8) 840.4
9) 920.2
10) 10747.6
98) Don't know50.5
99) No answer151.5
Missing1888 
TOTAL979100.0
724) In describing our background, we often ask someone which racial or ethnic groups best describes them. Imagine if we used instead a 10 point system where points are allocated to whichever racial or ethnic groups the respondent thinks accurately describes themselves. For example, if you think of yourself as just Latino, you would allocate all 10 points to Latino. Or if you think of yourself as mixed race, but more African American than white, you might allocate 6 or 7 points to black and 3 or 4 points to white. Thinking of your background in racial and ethnic terms... How would you describe your race and ethnicity using this 10-point system using the following choices: Black or African American (RACETHBL)
TOTAL%
0) 077979.6
1) 130.3
2) 240.4
3) 330.3
4) 490.9
5) 5111.1
6) 6151.5
7) 7121.2
8) 8151.5
9) 950.5
10) 1010310.5
98) Don't know50.5
99) No answer151.5
Missing1888 
TOTAL979100.0
725) In describing our background, we often ask someone which racial or ethnic groups best describes them. Imagine if we used instead a 10 point system where points are allocated to whichever racial or ethnic groups the respondent thinks accurately describes themselves. For example, if you think of yourself as just Latino, you would allocate all 10 points to Latino. Or if you think of yourself as mixed race, but more African American than white, you might allocate 6 or 7 points to black and 3 or 4 points to white. Thinking of your background in racial and ethnic terms... How would you describe your race and ethnicity using this 10-point system using the following choices: Asian American (RACETHAS)
TOTAL%
0) 093195.1
1) 130.3
2) 220.2
3) 310.1
4) 410.1
5) 560.6
6) 610.1
10) 10141.4
98) Don't know50.5
99) No answer151.5
Missing1888 
TOTAL979100.0
726) In describing our background, we often ask someone which racial or ethnic groups best describes them. Imagine if we used instead a 10 point system where points are allocated to whichever racial or ethnic groups the respondent thinks accurately describes themselves. For example, if you think of yourself as just Latino, you would allocate all 10 points to Latino. Or if you think of yourself as mixed race, but more African American than white, you might allocate 6 or 7 points to black and 3 or 4 points to white. Thinking of your background in racial and ethnic terms... How would you describe your race and ethnicity using this 10-point system using the following choices: Native American or American Indian (RACETHNA)
TOTAL%
0) 082384.1
1) 1343.5
2) 2444.5
3) 3181.8
4) 4131.3
5) 5161.6
6) 610.1
7) 720.2
8) 810.1
9) 910.1
10) 1060.6
98) Don't know50.5
99) No answer151.5
Missing1888 
TOTAL979100.0
727) In describing our background, we often ask someone which racial or ethnic groups best describes them. Imagine if we used instead a 10 point system where points are allocated to whichever racial or ethnic groups the respondent thinks accurately describes themselves. For example, if you think of yourself as just Latino, you would allocate all 10 points to Latino. Or if you think of yourself as mixed race, but more African American than white, you might allocate 6 or 7 points to black and 3 or 4 points to white. Thinking of your background in racial and ethnic terms... How would you describe your race and ethnicity using this 10-point system using the following choices: Other (RACETHOT)
TOTAL%
0) 090592.4
1) 180.8
2) 290.9
3) 350.5
4) 410.1
5) 5111.1
6) 610.1
10) 10191.9
98) Don't know50.5
99) No answer151.5
Missing1888 
TOTAL979100.0
728) Now we would like to ask you about U.S. citizenship. Are you...? (USCITZN)
TOTAL%
1) A U.S. citizen18050.0
2) Not a U.S. citizen14841.1
3) A U.S. citizen born in Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands or the Northern Marianas Islands (if volunteered)82.2
4) Born outside of the United States to parents who were U.S. citizens at that time (if volunteered)92.5
8) Don't know51.4
9) Refused102.8
Missing2507 
TOTAL360100.0
729) Now we would like to ask you about U.S. citizenship. Are you...? (FUCITZN)
TOTAL%
1) Currently applying for U.S. citizenship1912.0
2) Planning to apply for U.S. citizenship6541.1
3) Not planning to apply to U.S. citizenship4528.5
4) Not eligible to become a U.S. citizen (if volunteered)148.9
8) Don't know10.6
9) No answer148.9
Missing2709 
TOTAL158100.0
730) 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 duty255789.2
1) Yes, less than two years602.1
2) Yes, two to four years1324.6
3) Yes, more than four years1113.9
9) No answer70.2
TOTAL2867100.0
731) Dwelling type (DWELLING)
TOTAL%
1) Trailer1505.2
2) Detached single-family house184064.2
3) Two-family house, two units side by side1043.6
4) Two-family house, two units one above the other622.2
5) Detached three to four family house381.3
6) Row house (three or more units, in an attached row)1294.5
7) Apartment house (five or more units, three stories or less)40014.0
8) Apartment house (five or more units, four stories or more)1194.2
9) Apartment in a partly commercial structure90.3
10) Other140.5
99) No answer20.1
TOTAL2867100.0
732) (Do you/Does your family) own your (home/apartment), pay rent or what? (DWELOWN)
TOTAL%
1) Own or is buying112759.8
2) Pays rent72438.4
3) Other301.6
9) No answer50.3
Missing981 
TOTAL1886100.0
733) 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' comes 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) Incorrect34518.3
1) Correct148978.9
9) No answer542.9
Missing979 
TOTAL1888100.0
734) 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' comes 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) Incorrect1377.3
1) Correct168889.4
9) No answer633.3
Missing979 
TOTAL1888100.0
735) 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' comes 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) Incorrect136672.4
1) Correct32517.2
9) No answer19710.4
Missing979 
TOTAL1888100.0
736) 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' comes 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) Incorrect924.9
1) Correct175893.1
9) No answer382.0
Missing979 
TOTAL1888100.0
737) 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' comes 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) Incorrect35418.8
1) Correct146777.7
9) No answer673.5
Missing979 
TOTAL1888100.0
738) 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' comes 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) Incorrect36019.1
1) Correct145076.8
9) No answer784.1
Missing979 
TOTAL1888100.0
739) 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' comes 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) Incorrect119963.5
1) Correct57230.3
9) No answer1176.2
Missing979 
TOTAL1888100.0
740) 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' comes 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) Incorrect108957.7
1) Correct58831.1
9) No answer21111.2
Missing979 
TOTAL1888100.0
741) 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' comes 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) Incorrect46424.6
1) Correct138173.1
9) No answer432.3
Missing979 
TOTAL1888100.0
742) 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' comes 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) Incorrect132069.9
1) Correct49626.3
9) No answer723.8
Missing979 
TOTAL1888100.0
743) 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' comes 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) 0120.6
1) 1201.1
2) 2442.3
3) 31005.3
4) 41749.2
5) 535618.9
6) 641421.9
7) 733918.0
8) 822612.0
9) 91156.1
10) 10633.3
99) Did not try251.3
Missing979 
TOTAL1888100.0
744) Relationship of first person to head of household (RELATE1)
TOTAL%
1) Head of household2867100.0
TOTAL2867100.0
745) Gender of first person (GENDER1)
TOTAL%
1) Male151052.7
2) Female135747.3
TOTAL2867100.0
746) Age of first person (OLD1)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL286752.77119
747) Marital status of first person (MAR1)
TOTAL%
1) Married132046.0
2) Widowed2739.5
3) Divorced47316.5
4) Separated1214.2
5) Never married60921.2
8) Don't know371.3
9) No answer341.2
TOTAL2867100.0
748) Is the first person staying somewhere else right now? (AWAY1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes17100.0
Missing2850 
TOTAL17100.0
749) Where is the first person staying? (WHERE1)
TOTAL%
1) Another household423.5
2) Traveling635.3
3) Institution317.6
4) Other, don't know317.6
9) No answer15.9
Missing2850 
TOTAL17100.0
750) Relationship of second person to head of household (RELATE2)
TOTAL%
2) Spouse125662.2
3) Child35617.6
4) Son or daughter-in-law20.1
6) Parent or parent-in-law60.3
7) Other relative1236.1
8) Non-relative27013.4
9) No answer50.2
Missing849 
TOTAL2018100.0
751) Gender of second person (GENDER2)
TOTAL%
1) Male79339.3
2) Female122360.6
9) No answer20.1
Missing849 
TOTAL2018100.0
752) Age of second person (OLD2)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL201845.51521
753) Marital status of second person (MAR2)
TOTAL%
1) Married128266.4
2) Widowed261.3
3) Divorced1115.8
4) Separated371.9
5) Never married44222.9
8) Don't know180.9
9) No answer140.7
Missing937 
TOTAL1930100.0
754) Is the second person staying somewhere else right now? (AWAY2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes42100.0
Missing2825 
TOTAL42100.0
755) Where is the second person staying? (WHERE2)
TOTAL%
1) Another household1433.3
2) Traveling1638.1
3) Institution921.4
4) Other, don't know12.4
9) No answer24.8
Missing2825 
TOTAL42100.0
756) Relationship of third person to head of household (RELATE3)
TOTAL%
3) Child83488.0
5) Grand or great-grandchild151.6
6) Parent or parent-in-law151.6
7) Other relative747.8
8) Non-relative70.7
9) No answer30.3
Missing1919 
TOTAL948100.0
757) Gender of third person (GENDER3)
TOTAL%
1) Male51354.1
2) Female41744.0
8) Don't know80.8
9) No answer101.1
Missing1919 
TOTAL948100.0
758) Age of third person (OLD3)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL94822.86323
759) Marital status of third person (MAR3)
TOTAL%
1) Married436.7
2) Widowed142.2
3) Divorced304.7
4) Separated243.8
5) Never married50579.2
8) Don't know121.9
9) No answer101.6
Missing2229 
TOTAL638100.0
760) Is the third person staying somewhere else right now? (AWAY3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes35100.0
Missing2832 
TOTAL35100.0
761) Where is the third person staying? (WHERE3)
TOTAL%
1) Another household1131.4
2) Traveling514.3
3) Institution1748.6
4) Other, don't know12.9
9) No answer12.9
Missing2832 
TOTAL35100.0
762) Relationship of fourth person to head of household (RELATE4)
TOTAL%
3) Child47692.6
5) Grand or great-grandchild20.4
6) Parent or parent-in-law81.6
7) Other relative224.3
8) Non-relative30.6
9) No answer30.6
Missing2353 
TOTAL514100.0
763) Gender of fourth person (GENDER4)
TOTAL%
1) Male26751.9
2) Female23144.9
8) Don't know61.2
9) No answer101.9
Missing2353 
TOTAL514100.0
764) Age of fourth person (OLD4)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL51419.36623
765) Marital status of fourth person (MAR4)
TOTAL%
1) Married217.7
2) Widowed31.1
3) Divorced62.2
4) Separated114.1
5) Never married21880.4
8) Don't know72.6
9) No answer51.8
Missing2596 
TOTAL271100.0
766) Is the fourth person staying somewhere else right now? (AWAY4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1694.1
9) No answer15.9
Missing2850 
TOTAL17100.0
767) Where is the fourth person staying? (WHERE4)
TOTAL%
1) Another household317.6
2) Traveling423.5
3) Institution741.2
9) No answer317.6
Missing2850 
TOTAL17100.0
768) Relationship of fifth person to head of household (RELATE5)
TOTAL%
3) Child20988.9
5) Grand or great-grandchild10.4
6) Parent or parent-in-law62.6
7) Other relative177.2
8) Non-relative20.9
Missing2632 
TOTAL235100.0
769) Gender of fifth person (GENDER5)
TOTAL%
1) Male11448.5
2) Female11348.1
8) Don't know31.3
9) No answer52.1
Missing2632 
TOTAL235100.0
770) Age of fifth person (OLD5)
TOTAL%
0) 093.8
1) 1114.7
2) 2135.5
3) 3125.1
4) 493.8
5) 573.0
6) 6125.1
7) 7156.4
8) 8125.1
9) 9135.5
10) 10125.1
11) 1193.8
12) 1273.0
13) 1373.0
14) 1493.8
15) 1573.0
16) 1683.4
17) 1793.8
18) 1852.1
19) 1931.3
20) 2031.3
21) 2120.9
22) 2241.7
23) 2320.9
24) 2410.4
25) 2531.3
26) 2620.9
27) 2710.4
29) 2910.4
31) 3110.4
32) 3210.4
35) 3510.4
41) 4110.4
42) 4210.4
47) 4710.4
50) 5010.4
55) 5510.4
57) 5710.4
73) 7310.4
82) 8210.4
87) 8710.4
98) Don't know41.7
99) No answer114.7
Missing2632 
TOTAL235100.0
771) Marital status of fifth person (MAR5)
TOTAL%
1) Married33.1
2) Widowed22.1
3) Divorced33.1
4) Separated22.1
5) Never married8184.4
8) Don't know33.1
9) No answer22.1
Missing2771 
TOTAL96100.0