General Social Survey, 1976

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) Year of survey (YEAR)
TOTAL%
1976) 19761499100.0
TOTAL1499100.0
2) Respondent original ID number (ID)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1499878.939548
3) Last week were you working full-time, part-time, going to school, keeping house, or what? (WRKSTAT)
TOTAL%
1) Working full-time61941.3
2) Working part-time1318.7
3) With a job, but not at work because of temporary illness, vacation, strike281.9
4) Unemployed, laid off, looking for work634.2
5) Retired17611.7
6) In school463.1
7) Keeping house42728.5
8) Other90.6
TOTAL1499100.0
4) If working, full- or part-time: How many hours did you work last week, at all jobs? (HRS1)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL75039.89714
5) If with a job, but not at work: How many hours a week do you usually work, at all jobs? (HRS2)
TOTAL%
4) 13.6
5) 13.6
15) 13.6
30) 13.6
40) 1967.9
44) 13.6
50) 27.1
70) 13.6
89) 13.6
Missing1471 
TOTAL28100.0
6) If retired, in school, keeping house, or other: Did you ever work for as long as one year? (EVWORK)
TOTAL%
1) Yes51378.0
2) No14522.0
Missing841 
TOTAL658100.0
7) Respondent's occupation (See Note 1: Occupation Codes on the ARDA Summary page for codes) (OCC)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1499435.352295
8) Prestige of respondent's occupation (See Note 1: Prestige Codes on the ARDA Summary page for codes) (PRESTIGE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL135238.40114
9) (Are/Were) you self-employed or (do/did) you work for someone else? (WRKSLF)
TOTAL%
1) Self-employed13710.1
2) Someone else121589.7
9) No answer20.1
Missing145 
TOTAL1354100.0
10) Respondent's industry (See Note 2: Industrial Classification on the ARDA Summary page for codes) (INDUSTRY)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1499484.239321
11) Are you currently--married, widowed, divorced, separated, or have you never been married? (MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Married97465.0
2) Widowed16911.3
3) Divorced986.5
4) Separated513.4
5) Never married20713.8
TOTAL1499100.0
12) If ever married: How old were you when you first married? (AGEWED)
TOTAL%
13) 1350.4
14) 14110.9
15) 15120.9
16) 16332.6
17) 17765.9
18) 1813510.4
19) 1913210.2
20) 201179.1
21) 2115612.1
22) 221209.3
23) 231128.7
24) 24806.2
25) 25705.4
26) 26524.0
27) 27473.6
28) 28251.9
29) 29231.8
30) 30251.9
31) 3170.5
32) 3290.7
33) 3380.6
34) 3480.6
35) 3560.5
36) 3620.2
37) 3710.1
38) 3820.2
39) 3920.2
40) 4040.3
41) 4120.2
42) 4230.2
43) 4310.1
51) 5110.1
52) 5210.1
73) 7310.1
98) Don't know10.1
99) No answer20.2
Missing207 
TOTAL1292100.0
13) Asked only of those who are currently married or widowed: Have you ever been divorced or legally separated? (DIVORCE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes15513.6
2) No97885.6
9) No answer100.9
Missing356 
TOTAL1143100.0
14) Last week was your (wife/husband) working full-time, part-time, going to school, keeping house, or what? (SPWRKSTA)
TOTAL%
1) Full-time48249.5
2) Part-time757.7
3) With a job, but not at work because of temporary illness, vacation, strike192.0
4) Unemployed212.2
5) Retired919.3
6) In school111.1
7) Keeping house25926.6
8) Other161.6
Missing525 
TOTAL974100.0
15) If spouse working, full- or part-time: How many hours did (he/she) work last week, at all jobs? (SPHRS1)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL55741.76713
16) If spouse with a job, but not at work: How many hours a week does (he/she) usually work, at all jobs? (SPHRS2)
TOTAL%
12) 15.3
22) 15.3
40) 1157.9
43) 15.3
44) 15.3
48) 210.5
54) 15.3
60) 15.3
Missing1480 
TOTAL19100.0
17) If spouse retired, in school, keeping house, or other: Did (he/she) ever work for as long as one year? (SPEVWORK)
TOTAL%
1) Yes28776.1
2) No8723.1
8) Don't know10.3
9) No answer20.5
Missing1122 
TOTAL377100.0
18) Occupation of respondent's spouse (See Note 1: Occupation Codes on the ARDA Summary page for codes) (SPOCC)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL881475.414265
19) Prestige of respondent's spouse's occupation (See Note 1: Prestige Scores on the ARDA Summary page for codes) (SPPRES)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL88139.40114
20) (Is/was) your spouse self-employed or (does/did) your spouse work for someone else? (SPWRKSLF)
TOTAL%
1) Self-employment10111.4
2) Someone else78088.0
9) No answer50.6
Missing613 
TOTAL886100.0
21) Spouse's industry (See Note 2: Industrial Classification on the ARDA Summary page for codes) (SPIND)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL881508.978304
22) Respondent's father's occupation: What kind of work did your father (father substitute) normally do while you were growing up? That is, what was his job called? (See Note 1: Occupation Codes on the ARDA Summary page for codes) (PAOCC16)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1290557.481242
23) Prestige of father's occupation (while respondent was growing up) (See Note 1: Prestige Scores on the ARDA Summary page for codes) (PAPRES16)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL129038.25912
24) Father's employment status: While you were growing up was your father self-employed, or did he work for someone else? (PAWRKSLF)
TOTAL%
1) Self-employment42432.3
2) Someone else87266.5
9) No Answer161.2
Missing187 
TOTAL1312100.0
25) Father's industry (while respondent was growing up) (See Note 2: Industrial Classification on the ARDA Summary page for codes) (PAIND16)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1290311.932301
26) How many brothers and sisters did you have? (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) 0895.9
1) 119412.9
2) 222214.8
3) 322214.8
4) 417511.7
5) 515310.2
6) 6986.5
7) 7986.5
8) 8644.3
9) 9543.6
10) 10473.1
11) 11302.0
12) 12221.5
13) 13100.7
14) 1450.3
15) 1580.5
16) 1630.2
17) 1710.1
19) 1910.1
21) 2110.1
31) 3110.1
99) No answer10.1
TOTAL1499100.0
27) 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) 039226.2
1) 124416.3
2) 232821.9
3) 322715.1
4) 41459.7
5) 5654.3
6) 6281.9
7) 7322.1
8) Eight or more362.4
9) No answer20.1
TOTAL1499100.0
28) Respondent's age (AGE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL149945.50219
29) Respondent's education: What is the highest grade in elementary school or high school that you finished and got credit for? (EDUC)
TOTAL%
0) No formal schooling40.3
2) 2nd grade40.3
3) 3rd grade151.0
4) 4th grade191.3
5) 5th grade191.3
6) 6th grade241.6
7) 7th grade463.1
8) 8th grade1288.5
9) 9th grade694.6
10) 10th grade1107.3
11) 11th grade936.2
12) 12th grade51034.0
13) 1 year of college946.3
14) 2 years of college1036.9
15) 3 years of college362.4
16) 4 years of college1348.9
17) 5 years of college312.1
18) 6 years of college231.5
19) 7 years of college171.1
20) 8 years of college140.9
98) Don't know20.1
99) No answer40.3
TOTAL1499100.0
30) What is the highest grade in elementary school or high school that your father (or father substitute) finished and got credit for? (PAEDUC)
TOTAL%
0) No formal schooling483.2
1) 1st grade70.5
2) 2nd grade120.8
3) 3rd grade442.9
4) 4th grade473.1
5) 5th grade392.6
6) 6th grade916.1
7) 7th grade503.3
8) 8th grade22314.9
9) 9th grade372.5
10) 10th grade453.0
11) 11th grade412.7
12) 12th grade24316.2
13) 1 year of college211.4
14) 2 years of college402.7
15) 3 years of college80.5
16) 4 years of college483.2
17) 5 years of college90.6
18) 6 years of college151.0
19) 7 years of college40.3
20) 8 years of college151.0
97) Not applicable18612.4
98) Don't know21714.5
99) No answer90.6
TOTAL1499100.0
31) What is the highest grade in elementary school or high school that your mother (or mother substitute) finished and got credit for? (MAEDUC)
TOTAL%
0) No formal schooling503.3
1) 1st grade40.3
2) 2nd grade120.8
3) 3rd grade352.3
4) 4th grade352.3
5) 5th grade271.8
6) 6th grade805.3
7) 7th grade543.6
8) 8th grade24316.2
9) 9th grade412.7
10) 10th grade664.4
11) 11th grade674.5
12) 12th grade35423.6
13) 1 year of college251.7
14) 2 years of college463.1
15) 3 years of college110.7
16) 4 years of college473.1
17) 5 years of college20.1
18) 6 years of college20.1
19) 7 years of college10.1
20) 8 years of college40.3
97) Not applicable513.4
98) Don't know23615.7
99) No answer60.4
TOTAL1499100.0
32) What is the highest grade in elementary or high school that your spouse finished and got credit for? (SPEDUC)
TOTAL%
0) No formal schooling40.3
3) 3rd grade40.3
4) 4th grade60.4
5) 5th grade151.0
6) 6th grade140.9
7) 7th grade342.3
8) 8th grade815.4
9) 9th grade392.6
10) 10th grade704.7
11) 11th grade755.0
12) 12th grade34623.1
13) 1 year of college503.3
14) 2 years of college614.1
15) 3 years of college312.1
16) 4 years of college775.1
17) 5 years of college181.2
18) 6 years of college181.2
19) 7 years of college130.9
20) 8 years of college90.6
97) Not applicable52535.0
98) Don't know80.5
99) No answer10.1
TOTAL1499100.0
33) Highest educational degree earned by respondent (DEGREE)
TOTAL%
0) Less than high school52835.2
1) High school72848.6
2) Associate/Junior college241.6
3) Bachelor's15210.1
4) Graduate614.1
9) No answer60.4
TOTAL1499100.0
34) Highest educational degree of respondent's father (or father substitute) (PADEG)
TOTAL%
0) Less than high school77451.6
1) High school30120.1
2) Associate/Junior college60.4
3) Bachelor's533.5
4) Graduate352.3
7) Not applicable18612.4
8) Don't know1328.8
9) No answer120.8
TOTAL1499100.0
35) Highest educational degree of respondent's mother (or mother substitute) (MADEG)
TOTAL%
0) Less than high school81154.1
1) High school42228.2
2) Associate/Junior college130.9
3) Bachelor's453.0
4) Graduate90.6
7) Not applicable513.4
8) Don't know1369.1
9) No answer120.8
TOTAL1499100.0
36) Highest educational degree of respondent's spouse (SPDEG)
TOTAL%
0) Less than high school33622.4
1) High school48332.2
2) Associate/Junior college211.4
3) Bachelor's795.3
4) Graduate503.3
7) Not applicable52535.0
8) Don't know20.1
9) No answer30.2
TOTAL1499100.0
37) Respondent's sex (SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Male66944.6
2) Female83055.4
TOTAL1499100.0
38) Respondent's race (RACE)
TOTAL%
1) White136190.8
2) Black1298.6
3) Other90.6
TOTAL1499100.0
39) Which of these categories comes closest to the type of place you were living in when you were sixteen years old? (RES16)
TOTAL%
1) In open country but not on a farm16010.7
2) On a farm34122.7
3) In a small city or town (under 50,000)44829.9
4) In a medium-size city (50,000--250,000)18612.4
5) In a suburb near a large city1208.0
6) In a large city (over 250,000)24216.1
8) Don't know10.1
9) No answer10.1
TOTAL1499100.0
40) In what state or foreign country were you living when you were sixteen years old? (REG16)
TOTAL%
0) Foreign664.4
1) New England644.3
2) Middle Atlantic26317.5
3) East North Central31521.0
4) West North Central1439.5
5) South Atlantic25016.7
6) East South Central1117.4
7) West South Central1228.1
8) Mountain513.4
9) Pacific1147.6
TOTAL1499100.0
41) When you were sixteen years old, were you living in this same (city/town/county)? (MOBILE16)
TOTAL%
1) Same state, same city63442.3
2) Same state, different city37424.9
3) Different state45430.3
9) No answer372.5
TOTAL1499100.0
42) Were you living with both your own mother and father around the time you were sixteen? (If no: With whom were you living around that time?) (FAMILY16)
TOTAL%
0) Other281.9
1) Both own mother and father113976.0
2) Father and stepmother291.9
3) Mother and stepfather453.0
4) Father only402.7
5) Mother only16210.8
6) Some other male relative (no female head)30.2
7) Some other female relative (no male head)171.1
8) Other arrangement with relatives (e.g., aunt and uncle, grandparents)332.2
9) No answer30.2
TOTAL1499100.0
43) If not living with both own mother and father: What happened? (FAMDIF16)
TOTAL%
1) One or both parents died21559.7
2) Parents divorced or separated12133.6
3) Father absent in armed forces10.3
4) One or both parents in institution20.6
5) Other113.1
8) Don't know10.3
9) No answer92.5
Missing1139 
TOTAL360100.0
44) Did your mother ever work for pay for as long as a year, after she was married? (MAWORK)
TOTAL%
1) Yes67950.1
2) No63947.1
8) Don't know201.5
9) No answer181.3
Missing143 
TOTAL1356100.0
45) If yes to MAWORK: Did she work for as long as a year before you started first grade? (MAWKBABY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes27739.7
2) No37353.5
8) Don't know273.9
9) No answer202.9
Missing802 
TOTAL697100.0
46) If yes to MAWORK: Did she work for as long as a year around the time you were sixteen? (MAWK16)
TOTAL%
1) Yes43862.8
2) No23333.4
8) Don't know50.7
9) No answer213.0
Missing802 
TOTAL697100.0
47) Thinking about the time when you were sixteen years old, compared with American families in general then, how would describe your family income? (INCOM16)
TOTAL%
1) Far below average1067.1
2) Below average40326.9
3) Average76350.9
4) Above average18812.5
5) Far above average211.4
8) Don't know140.9
9) No answer40.3
TOTAL1499100.0
48) Number of household members (HOMPOP)
TOTAL%
1) 123515.7
2) 248232.2
3) 325717.1
4) 423715.8
5) 517111.4
6) 6604.0
7) 7241.6
8) 8171.1
9) 970.5
10) 1020.1
11) 1110.1
12) 1210.1
13) 1330.2
99) No answer20.1
TOTAL1499100.0
49) Number of household members under six years old (BABIES)
TOTAL%
0) 0116077.4
1) 122414.9
2) 2885.9
3) 3211.4
4) 440.3
9) No answer20.1
TOTAL1499100.0
50) Number of household members six to twelve years old (PRETEEN)
TOTAL%
0) 0113976.0
1) 122114.7
2) 2996.6
3) 3322.1
4) 450.3
6) 610.1
9) No answer20.1
TOTAL1499100.0
51) Number of household members thirteen to seventeen years old (TEENS)
TOTAL%
0) 0118979.3
1) 118212.1
2) 2926.1
3) 3241.6
4) 4100.7
9) No answer20.1
TOTAL1499100.0
52) Number of household members eighteen or more years old (ADULTS)
TOTAL%
1) 130620.4
2) 291260.8
3) 319012.7
4) 4694.6
5) 5130.9
6) 660.4
7) 710.1
9) No answer20.1
TOTAL1499100.0
53) How many persons in the household are not related to you in any way? (UNRELAT)
TOTAL%
0) 0119694.6
1) 1504.0
2) 2110.9
3) 340.3
4) 410.1
5) 510.1
9) No answer10.1
Missing235 
TOTAL1264100.0
54) 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) 023315.5
1) 162741.8
2) 244930.0
3) 31187.9
4) 4453.0
5) 5171.1
6) 610.1
8) Eight or more10.1
9) No answer80.5
TOTAL1499100.0
55) In which of these groups did your total family income, from all sources, fall last year--before taxes, that is? (INCOME)
TOTAL%
1) Under $1,000191.3
2) $1,000 to 2,9991016.7
3) $3,000 to 3,999855.7
4) $4.000 to 4,999604.0
5) $5,000 to 5,999906.0
6) $6,000 to 6,999664.4
7) $7,000 to 7,999674.5
8) $8,000 to 9,9991157.7
9) $10,000 to 14,99931020.7
10) $15,000 to 19,99920513.7
11) $20,000 to 24,9991288.5
12) $25,000 or over1489.9
13) Refused463.1
98) Don't know543.6
99) No answer50.3
TOTAL1499100.0
56) In which of these groups did your earnings from (stated occupation) for last year fall? That is, before taxes or other deductions. (RINCOME)
TOTAL%
1) Under $1,000566.4
2) $1,000 to 2,99910411.9
3) $3,000 to 3,999596.8
4) $4,000 to 4,999606.9
5) $5,000 to 5,999455.1
6) $6,000 to 6,999556.3
7) $7,000 to 7,999445.0
8) $8,000 to 9,999788.9
9) $10,000 to 14,99916619.0
10) $15,000 to 19,999859.7
11) $20,000 to 24,999343.9
12) $25,000 or over424.8
13) Refused232.6
98) Don't know101.1
99) No answer131.5
Missing625 
TOTAL874100.0
57) Region of interview (REGION)
TOTAL%
1) New England704.7
2) Middle Atlantic27018.0
3) East North Central32121.4
4) West North Central1036.9
5) South Atlantic28218.8
6) East South Central855.7
7) West South Central1147.6
8) Mountain644.3
9) Pacific19012.7
TOTAL1499100.0
58) NORC size of place (See Note 3: NORC Size of Place on the ARDA Summary page for codes) (XNORCSIZ)
TOTAL%
1) 25917.3
2) 18312.2
3) 25617.1
4) 734.9
5) 1379.1
6) 996.6
7) 805.3
8) 1036.9
9) 614.1
10) 24816.5
TOTAL1499100.0
59) SRC (Survey Research Center, University of Michigan) New Belt Code; (the SRC belt code has been revised for the NORC survey to aid in the categorization of places by size and type simultaneously, see Note 4: SRC New Belt Code on the ARDA Summary page for codes) (SRCBELT)
TOTAL%
1) 16010.7
2) 18612.4
3) 1348.9
4) 16711.1
5) 56237.5
6) 29019.3
TOTAL1499100.0
60) Size of place in thousands (SIZE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1499416.6361368
61) Respondent's Occupational Relationship with Data (See Note 5 on the ARDA Summary page for codes) (DOTDATA)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL13413.8982
62) Respondent's Occupational Relationship with People (See Note 6 on the ARDA Summary page for codes) (DOTPEOP)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL13416.5162
63) Respondent's Occupational Relationship with Things (See Note 7 on the ARDA Summary page for codes) (DOTTHNG)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL13415.8433
64) Respondent's Occupational General Educational Development (GED) (See Note 8 on the ARDA Summary page for codes) (DOTGED)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL13413.5771
65) Respondent's Occupational Specific Vocation Preparation (SVP) (See Note 9 on the ARDA Summary page for codes) (DOTSVP)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL13415.082
66) Respondent's Occupational Prestige (See Note 10 on the ARDA Summary page for codes) (DOTPRES)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL134138.65314
67) Spouse's Occupational Relationship with Data (See Note 5 on the ARDA Summary page for codes) (SPDOTDAT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL8663.7432
68) Spouse's Occupational Relationship with People (See Note 6 on the ARDA Summary page for codes) (SPDOTPEO)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL8666.5772
69) Spouse's Occupational Relationship with Things (See Note 7 on the ARDA Summary page for codes) (SPDOTTHN)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL8665.5023
70) Spouse's Occupational General Educational Development (GED) (See Note 8 on the ARDA Summary page for codes) (SPDOTGED)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL8663.6271
71) Spouse's Occupation Specific Vocation Preparation (SVP) (See Note 9 on the ARDA Summary page for codes) (SPDOTSVP)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL8665.3152
72) Spouse's Occupational Prestige (See Note 10 on the ARDA Summary page for codes) (SPDOTPRE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL86639.67214
73) Father's Occupational Relationship with Data (See Note 5 on the ARDA Summary page for codes) (PADOTDAT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL12803.4552
74) Father's Occupational Relationship with People (See Note 6 on the ARDA Summary page for codes) (PADOTPEO)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL12806.9772
75) Father's Occupational Relationship with Things (See Note 7 on the ARDA Summary page for codes) (PADOTTHN)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL12804.0663
76) Father's Occupational General Educational Development (GED) (See Note 8 on the ARDA Summary page for codes) (PADOTGED)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL12803.6031
77) Father's Occupation Specific Vocation Preparation (SVP) (See Note 9 on the ARDA Summary page for codes) (PADOTSVP)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL12805.7112
78) Father's Occupational Prestige (See Note 10 on the ARDA Summary page for codes) (PADOTPRE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL128036.4913
79) Generally speaking, do you usually think of yourself as a Republican, Democrat, Independent, or what? (PARTYID)
TOTAL%
0) Strong Democrat22515.0
1) Not very strong Democrat40326.9
2) Independent, closer to Democrat20713.8
3) Independent (neither, no response)24116.1
4) Independent, closer to Republican1057.0
5) Not very strong Republican21414.3
6) Strong Republican966.4
7) Other party, refused to say40.3
9) No answer40.3
TOTAL1499100.0
80) In 1972, you remember that McGovern ran for President on the Democratic ticket against Nixon for the Republicans. Do you remember for sure whether or not you voted in that election? (VOTE72)
TOTAL%
1) Voted95063.4
2) Did not vote40226.8
3) Ineligible1228.1
4) Refused30.2
8) Don't know221.5
TOTAL1499100.0
81) If voted: Did you vote for McGovern or Nixon? (PRES72)
TOTAL%
1) McGovern34436.2
2) Nixon54457.3
3) Other323.4
5) Didn't vote30.3
8) Don't know202.1
9) No answer70.7
Missing549 
TOTAL950100.0
82) If did not vote: Whom would you have voted for, for President, if you had voted? (IF72WHO)
TOTAL%
1) McGovern18936.1
2) Nixon16932.3
3) Other6111.6
5) Wouldn't vote51.0
6) Religious non-voter10.2
8) Don't know9217.6
9) No answer71.3
Missing975 
TOTAL524100.0
83) I'm going to show you a seven-point scale on which the political views that people might hold are arranged from extremely liberal to extremely conservative. Where would you place yourself on this scale? (POLVIEWS)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely liberal312.1
2) Liberal18712.5
3) Slightly liberal18612.4
4) Moderate, middle of the road55937.3
5) Slightly conservative22114.7
6) Conservative19012.7
7) Extremely conservative271.8
8) Don't know936.2
9) No answer50.3
TOTAL1499100.0
84) Are we spending too much, too little, or about the right amount of money on: Space exploration program (NATSPAC)
TOTAL%
1) Too little1379.1
2) About right41928.0
3) Too much90360.2
8) Don't know372.5
9) No answer30.2
TOTAL1499100.0
85) Are we spending too much, too little, or about the right amount of money on: Improving and protecting the environment (NATENVIR)
TOTAL%
1) 81854.6
2) 46831.2
3) 1399.3
8) 694.6
9) 50.3
TOTAL1499100.0
86) Are we spending too much, too little, or about the right amount of money on: Improving and protecting the nation's health (NATHEAL)
TOTAL%
1) Too little90260.2
2) About right46531.0
3) Too much744.9
8) Don't know503.3
9) No answer80.5
TOTAL1499100.0
87) Are we spending too much, too little, or about the right amount of money on: Solving the problems of the big cities (NATCITY)
TOTAL%
1) Too little63642.4
2) About right39126.1
3) Too much29119.4
8) Don't know17411.6
9) No answer70.5
TOTAL1499100.0
88) Are we spending too much, too little, or about the right amount of money on: Halting the rising crime rate (NATCRIME)
TOTAL%
1) Too little97965.3
2) About right31621.1
3) Too much1187.9
8) Don't know765.1
9) No answer100.7
TOTAL1499100.0
89) Are we spending too much, too little, or about the right amount of money on: Dealing with drug addiction (NATDRUG)
TOTAL%
1) Too little87658.4
2) About right40126.8
3) Too much1137.5
8) Don't know1036.9
9) No answer60.4
TOTAL1499100.0
90) Are we spending too much, too little, or about the right amount of money on: Improving the nation's education system (NATEDUC)
TOTAL%
1) Too little75150.1
2) About right55737.2
3) Too much1419.4
8) Don't know463.1
9) No answer40.3
TOTAL1499100.0
91) Are we spending too much, too little, or about the right amount of money on: Improving the conditions of Blacks (NATRACE)
TOTAL%
1) Too little40927.3
2) About right60440.3
3) Too much37925.3
8) Don't know996.6
9) No answer80.5
TOTAL1499100.0
92) Are we spending too much, too little, or about the right amount of money on: The military, armaments, and defense (NATARMS)
TOTAL%
1) Too little36024.0
2) About right62841.9
3) Too much40727.2
8) Don't know976.5
9) No answer70.5
TOTAL1499100.0
93) Are we spending too much, too little, or about the right amount of money on: Foreign aid (NATAID)
TOTAL%
1) Too little442.9
2) About right26817.9
3) Too much112675.1
8) Don't know563.7
9) No answer50.3
TOTAL1499100.0
94) Are we spending too much, too little, or about the right amount of money on: Welfare (NATFARE)
TOTAL%
1) Too little19913.3
2) About right33522.3
3) Too much89559.7
8) Don't know644.3
9) No answer60.4
TOTAL1499100.0
95) 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 high87158.1
2) About right48832.6
3) Too low90.6
4) Pays none744.9
8) Don't know493.3
9) No answer80.5
TOTAL1499100.0
96) Consider a person who is against all churches and religion. If such a person wanted to make a speech in your (city/town/community) against churches and religion, should he/she be allowed to speak, or not? (SPKATH)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, allowed to speak95964.0
2) Not allowed52435.0
8) Don't know161.1
TOTAL1499100.0
97) Should a person who is against all churches and religion be allowed to teach in a college or university, or not? (COLATH)
TOTAL%
4) Yes, allowed to teach61941.3
5) Not allowed84756.5
8) Don't know332.2
TOTAL1499100.0
98) If some people in your community suggested that a book written by an atheist against churches and religion should be taken out of your public library, would you favor removing this book, or not? (LIBATH)
TOTAL%
1) Favor56938.0
2) Not favor89259.5
8) Don't know362.4
9) No answer20.1
TOTAL1499100.0
99) 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/she be allowed to speak, or not? (SPKRAC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, allowed to speak90960.6
2) Not allowed55837.2
8) Don't know281.9
9) No answer40.3
TOTAL1499100.0
100) Should a person who believes that Blacks are genetically inferior be allowed to teach in a college or university, or not? (COLRAC)
TOTAL%
4) Yes, allowed to teach60640.4
5) Not allowed83655.8
8) Don't know533.5
9) No answer40.3
TOTAL1499100.0
101) If some people in your community suggested that a book written by a racist which said Blacks are inferior should be taken out of your public library, would you favor removing this book, or not? (LIBRAC)
TOTAL%
1) Favor54536.4
2) Not favor89259.5
8) Don't know553.7
9) No answer70.5
TOTAL1499100.0
102) Suppose an admitted Communist wanted to make a speech in your community. Should he be allowed to speak, or not? (SPKCOM)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, allowed to speak81754.5
2) Not allowed64743.2
8) Don't know332.2
9) No answer20.1
TOTAL1499100.0
103) Suppose an admitted Communist is teaching in a college. Should he be fired, or not? (COLCOM)
TOTAL%
4) Fired80353.6
5) Not fired62041.4
8) Don't know734.9
9) No answer30.2
TOTAL1499100.0
104) Suppose an admitted Communist 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) Favor60140.1
2) Not favor83855.9
8) Don't know553.7
9) No answer50.3
TOTAL1499100.0
105) 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/she be allowed to speak, or not? (SPKMIL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, allowed to speak81354.2
2) Not allowed65643.8
8) Don't know261.7
9) No answer40.3
TOTAL1499100.0
106) Should a person who advocates doing away with elections and letting the military run the country be allowed to teach in a college or university, or not? (COLMIL)
TOTAL%
4) Yes, allowed to teach55336.9
5) Not allowed88659.1
8) Don't know553.7
9) No answer50.3
TOTAL1499100.0
107) Suppose such a person wrote a book advocating doing away with elections and letting the military run the country. Somebody in your community suggests that the book be removed from the public library. Would you favor removing it, or not? (LIBMIL)
TOTAL%
1) Favor60340.2
2) Not favor83855.9
8) Don't know523.5
9) No answer60.4
TOTAL1499100.0
108) Consider 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 speak92761.8
2) Not allowed52234.8
8) Don't know473.1
9) No answer30.2
TOTAL1499100.0
109) Should an admitted homosexual be allowed to teach in a college or university, or not? (COLHOMO)
TOTAL%
4) Allowed78052.0
5) Not allowed66844.6
8) Don't know483.2
9) No answer30.2
TOTAL1499100.0
110) If some people in your community suggested that a book written by a homosexual in favor of homosexuality should be taken out of your public library, would you favor removing this book, or not? (LIBHOMO)
TOTAL%
1) Favor61441.0
2) Not favor83055.4
8) Don't know533.5
9) No answer20.1
TOTAL1499100.0
111) Do you favor or oppose the death penalty for persons convicted of murder? (CAPPUN)
TOTAL%
1) Favor98065.4
2) Oppose44629.8
8) Don't know704.7
9) No answer30.2
TOTAL1499100.0
112) 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) Favor106871.2
2) Oppose40427.0
8) Don't know211.4
9) No answer60.4
TOTAL1499100.0
113) How important is the gun control issue to you--would you say that it is one of the most important issues, important, not very important, or not important at all? (GUNIMP)
TOTAL%
1) One of the most important issues19713.1
2) Important80153.4
3) Not very important38725.8
4) Not important at all956.3
8) Don't know171.1
9) No answer20.1
TOTAL1499100.0
114) In general, do you think the courts in this area deal too harshly or not harshly enough with criminals? (COURTS)
TOTAL%
1) Too harshly473.1
2) Not harshly enough121080.7
3) About right1489.9
8) Don't know895.9
9) No answer50.3
TOTAL1499100.0
115) Do you think the use of marijuana should be made legal or not? (GRASS)
TOTAL%
1) Should41627.8
2) Should not103168.8
8) Don't know503.3
9) No answer20.1
TOTAL1499100.0
116) Do you expect the United States to fight in another war within the next ten years? (THIS QUESTION ONLY ASKED ON FORM 1) (USWAR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes44356.9
2) No27435.2
8) Don't know567.2
9) No answer50.6
Missing721 
TOTAL778100.0
117) Do you expect the United States to fight another world war within the next ten years? (THIS QUESTION ONLY ASKED ON FORM 2) (USWARY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes31343.4
2) No36049.9
8) Don't know456.2
9) No answer30.4
Missing778 
TOTAL721100.0
118) Do you think it will be best for the future of this country if we take an active part in world affairs, or if we stay out of world affairs? (USINTL)
TOTAL%
1) Active part94563.0
2) Stay out48332.2
8) Don't know684.5
9) No answer30.2
TOTAL1499100.0
119) Do you think our government should continue to belong to the United Nations, or should we pull out of it now? (USUN)
TOTAL%
1) Continue to belong108872.6
2) Pull out now28619.1
8) Don't know1238.2
9) No answer20.1
TOTAL1499100.0
120) Thinking about all the different kinds of governments in the world today, which of these statements comes closest to how you feel about Communism as form of government? (COMMUN)
TOTAL%
1) It's the worst kind of all76150.8
2) It's bad, but no worse than some others38525.7
3) It's all right for some countries29219.5
4) It's a good form of government181.2
8) Don't know412.7
9) No answer20.1
TOTAL1499100.0
121) What is your religious preference? Is it Protestant, Catholic, Jewish, some other religion, or no religion? (RELIG)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant95163.4
2) Catholic39026.0
3) Jewish271.8
4) None1147.6
5) Other151.0
99) No answer20.1
TOTAL1499100.0
122) If Protestant: What specific denomination is that, if any? (DENOM)
TOTAL%
18) Baptist, Don't know which30331.8
28) Methodist, Don't know which16217.0
38) Lutheran, Don't know which10410.9
48) Presbyterian, Don't know which788.2
50) Episcopal Church495.1
60) Other19520.5
70) No denomination given or nondenominational606.3
99) No answer20.2
Missing546 
TOTAL953100.0
123) Other Protestant denominations (See Note 11 on the ARDA Summary page for codes) (OTHER)
TOTAL%
8) 10.5
12) 115.6
14) 31.5
17) 10.5
20) 21.0
25) 10.5
31) 2412.3
33) 63.1
35) 178.7
36) 73.6
37) 10.5
40) 157.7
43) 10.5
44) 21.0
45) 42.1
48) 10.5
49) 10.5
51) 21.0
56) 73.6
58) 136.7
59) 10.5
60) 42.1
62) 21.0
63) 10.5
64) 21.0
65) 63.1
67) 21.0
68) 126.2
69) 42.1
70) 10.5
71) 42.1
76) 10.5
77) 126.2
80) 21.0
81) 126.2
82) 10.5
83) 10.5
92) 10.5
95) 21.0
97) 42.1
Missing1304 
TOTAL195100.0
124) Fundamentalism/liberalism of respondent's religion (FUND)
TOTAL%
1) Fundamentalist42628.4
2) Moderate75350.2
3) Liberal29919.9
9) No answer211.4
TOTAL1499100.0
125) How often do you attend religious services? (ATTEND)
TOTAL%
0) Never19412.9
1) Less than once a year1369.1
2) About once or twice a year20313.5
3) Several times a year23215.5
4) About once a month1067.1
5) Two to three times a month1006.7
6) Nearly every week906.0
7) Every week29819.9
8) Several times a week1338.9
9) Don't know or no answer70.5
TOTAL1499100.0
126) Would you call yourself a strong (stated religious preference) or a not very strong (stated religious preference)? (RELITEN)
TOTAL%
1) Strong53335.6
2) Not very strong62741.8
3) Somewhat strong19412.9
4) No religion1147.6
8) Don't know70.5
9) No answer241.6
TOTAL1499100.0
127) Do you believe there is a life after death? (POSTLIFE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes107371.6
2) No29919.9
8) Undecided1268.4
9) No answer10.1
TOTAL1499100.0
128) In what religion were you raised? (RELIG16)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant97164.8
2) Catholic42828.6
3) Jewish332.2
4) None473.1
5) Other181.2
99) No answer20.1
TOTAL1499100.0
129) If Protestant: What specific denomination is that, if any? (DENOM16)
TOTAL%
18) Baptist, Don't know which34034.9
28) Methodist, Don't know which19620.1
38) Lutheran, Don't know which10711.0
48) Presbyterian, Don't know which959.8
50) Episcopal Church383.9
60) Other16717.2
70) No denomination given or nondenominational272.8
99) No answer30.3
Missing526 
TOTAL973100.0
130) Other Protestant denomination in which respondent was raised (See Note 11 on the ARDA Summary page for codes) (OTH16)
TOTAL%
8) 10.6
12) 63.6
14) 21.2
20) 74.2
23) 31.8
25) 10.6
31) 2414.4
32) 10.6
33) 31.8
35) 137.8
36) 63.6
38) 10.6
40) 137.8
43) 31.8
44) 21.2
45) 84.8
46) 31.8
49) 10.6
50) 10.6
51) 31.8
56) 53.0
57) 10.6
58) 53.0
60) 21.2
63) 31.8
64) 31.8
65) 42.4
68) 106.0
69) 10.6
70) 10.6
71) 84.8
76) 31.8
77) 84.8
80) 21.2
81) 74.2
82) 10.6
97) 10.6
Missing1332 
TOTAL167100.0
131) Fundamentalism/liberalism of religion respondent was raised in (FUND16)
TOTAL%
1) Fundamentalist43228.8
2) Moderate80853.9
3) Liberal23715.8
9) No answer221.5
TOTAL1499100.0
132) What is your (spouse's) religious preference? Is it Protestant, Catholic, Jewish, some other religion, or no religion? (SPREL)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant63365.0
2) Catholic25326.0
3) Jewish161.6
4) None616.3
5) Other80.8
8) Don't know10.1
9) No answer20.2
Missing525 
TOTAL974100.0
133) If Protestant: What specific denomination is that, if any? (SPDEN)
TOTAL%
18) Baptist, Don't know which19029.9
28) Methodist, Don't know which12319.4
38) Lutheran, Don't know which8212.9
48) Presbyterian Don't know which477.4
50) Episcopal Church294.6
60) Other12519.7
70) No denomination given or nondenominational335.2
98) Don't know20.3
99) No answer40.6
Missing864 
TOTAL635100.0
134) Other Protestant denomination of respondent's spouse (See Note 11 on the ARDA Summary page for codes) (SPOTHER)
TOTAL%
12) 97.2
14) 21.6
17) 10.8
20) 21.6
25) 10.8
31) 1411.2
33) 32.4
35) 1612.8
36) 32.4
37) 10.8
40) 54.0
43) 10.8
44) 10.8
45) 32.4
46) 10.8
48) 10.8
49) 10.8
56) 86.4
58) 75.6
59) 10.8
62) 10.8
63) 10.8
65) 32.4
68) 86.4
69) 21.6
71) 21.6
73) 10.8
76) 10.8
77) 86.4
80) 21.6
81) 97.2
82) 10.8
83) 10.8
96) 10.8
97) 21.6
999) 10.8
Missing1374 
TOTAL125100.0
135) Fundamentalism/liberalism of religion of spouse (SPFUND)
TOTAL%
1) Fundamentalist27227.9
2) Moderate51352.7
3) Liberal17017.5
9) No answer192.0
Missing525 
TOTAL974100.0
136) In what religion was your (husband/wife) raised? (SPREL16)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant64866.5
2) Catholic26727.4
3) Jewish192.0
4) None242.5
5) Other70.7
8) Don't know70.7
9) No answer20.2
Missing525 
TOTAL974100.0
137) If Protestant: What specific denomination is that, if any? (SPDEN16)
TOTAL%
18) Baptist, Don't know which20431.4
28) Methodist, Don't know which14121.7
38) Lutheran, Don't know which9514.6
48) Presbyterian, Don't know which456.9
50) Episcopal Church284.3
60) Other11317.4
70) No denomination given or nondenominational172.6
98) Don't know50.8
99) No answer20.3
Missing849 
TOTAL650100.0
138) Other Protestant denomination respondent's spouse was raised in (See Note 11 on the ARDA Summary page for codes) (SPOTH16)
TOTAL%
12) 43.5
14) 21.8
20) 32.7
25) 10.9
31) 119.7
33) 10.9
35) 1916.8
36) 87.1
37) 10.9
40) 87.1
43) 21.8
45) 21.8
46) 32.7
47) 10.9
51) 10.9
56) 76.2
58) 32.7
63) 10.9
65) 54.4
68) 87.1
69) 10.9
70) 10.9
71) 10.9
73) 10.9
76) 43.5
77) 54.4
80) 10.9
81) 65.3
82) 10.9
96) 10.9
Missing1386 
TOTAL113100.0
139) Fundamentalism/liberalism of religion spouse was raised in (SPFUND16)
TOTAL%
1) Fundamentalist27928.6
2) Moderate53955.3
3) Liberal13313.7
9) No answer232.4
Missing525 
TOTAL974100.0
140) ASKED ONLY OF NON-BLACKS: Do you think there should be laws against marriages between (Negroes/Blacks/African-Americans) and whites? (RACMAR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes43331.6
2) No89765.5
8) Don't know332.4
9) No answer70.5
Missing129 
TOTAL1370100.0
141) ASKED ONLY OF NON-BLACKS: How strongly would you object if a member of your family wanted to bring a (Negro/Black/African-American) friend home to dinner? Would you object strongly, mildly, or not at all? (RACDIN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly17312.6
2) Mildly19614.3
3) Not at all96370.3
8) Don't know332.4
9) No answer50.4
Missing129 
TOTAL1370100.0
142) ASKED ONLY OF NON-BLACKS: Which statement comes closest to how you, yourself, feel: (Negroes/Blacks/African-Americans) shouldn't push themselves where they're not wanted. (RACPUSH)
TOTAL%
1) Agree strongly57141.7
2) Agree slightly37827.6
3) Disagree slightly22416.4
4) Disagree strongly16412.0
8) No opinion261.9
9) No answer70.5
Missing129 
TOTAL1370100.0
143) ASKED ONLY OF NON-BLACKS: Which statement comes closest to how you, yourself, feel: White people have a right to keep (Negroes/Blacks/African-Americans) out of their neighborhoods if they want to, and (Negroes/Blacks/African-Americans) should respect that right. (RACSEG)
TOTAL%
1) Agree strongly28821.0
2) Agree slightly23717.3
3) Disagree slightly34625.3
4) Disagree strongly46634.0
8) No opinion261.9
9) No answer70.5
Missing129 
TOTAL1370100.0
144) ASKED ONLY OF NON-BLACKS: Suppose there is a community-wide vote on the general housing issue. There are two possible laws to vote on. Which law would you vote for? (RACOPEN)
TOTAL%
1) One law which says that a homeowner can decide for himself whom to sell his house to, even if he prefers not to sell to (Negro/Blacks/African-Americans).85162.1
2) The second law which says that a homeowner cannot refuse to sell to someone because of their race or color.47134.4
3) Neither241.8
8) Don't know171.2
9) No answer70.5
Missing129 
TOTAL1370100.0
145) ASKED ONLY OF NON-BLACKS: Are there any (Negroes/Blacks/African-Americans) living in this neighborhood now? (RACLIVE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes58042.3
2) No73753.8
8) Don't know503.6
9) No answer30.2
Missing129 
TOTAL1370100.0
146) ASKED ONLY OF NON-BLACKS: If yes to RACLIVE: Are there any (Negro/Black/African-American) families living close to you? (RACCLOS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes41771.5
2) No15827.1
8) Don't know10.2
9) No answer71.2
Missing916 
TOTAL583100.0
147) ASKED ONLY OF NON-BLACKS: If yes to RACLIVE: How many blocks (or miles) away do they--(the (Negro/Black/African-American) families who live closest to you)--live? (RACDIS)
TOTAL%
1) On this block, a few doors/houses away24341.7
2) One to three blocks away, under one-quarter mile18531.7
3) Four to eight blocks away, one-quarter to one mile9716.6
4) Over eight blocks away, over one mile508.6
9) No answer81.4
Missing916 
TOTAL583100.0
148) ASKED ONLY OF NON-BLACKS: If yes to RACLIVE: Do you think this neighborhood will become all (Negro/Black/African-American) in the next few years, or will it remain integrated? (RACINTEG)
TOTAL%
1) All Negro/Black/African-American376.3
2) Remain integrated52189.4
8) Don't know172.9
9) No answer81.4
Missing916 
TOTAL583100.0
149) ASKED ONLY OF NON-BLACKS: During the last few years, has anyone in your family brought a friend who was a (Negro/Black/African-American) home for dinner? (RACHOME)
TOTAL%
1) Yes31122.7
2) No104976.6
8) Don't know20.1
9) No answer80.6
Missing129 
TOTAL1370100.0
150) Do you think white students and (Negro/Black) students should go to the same schools or to separate schools? (RACSCHOL)
TOTAL%
1) Same schools125083.4
2) Separate schools20713.8
8) Don't know392.6
9) No answer30.2
TOTAL1499100.0
151) In general, do you favor or oppose the busing of (Negro/Black/African-American) and white school children from one school district to another? (BUSING)
TOTAL%
1) Favor23615.7
2) Oppose122381.6
8) Don't know392.6
9) No answer10.1
TOTAL1499100.0
152) 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 happy51134.1
2) Pretty happy80053.4
3) Not too happy18812.5
TOTAL1499100.0
153) IF CURRENTLY MARRIED: Taking things all together, how would you describe your marriage? Would you say that your marriage is very happy, pretty happy, or not too happy? (HAPMAR)
TOTAL%
1) Very happy65066.7
2) Pretty happy30030.8
3) Not too happy232.4
9) No answer10.1
Missing525 
TOTAL974100.0
154) Would you say your own health, in general, is excellent, good, fair, or poor? (HEALTH)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent46931.3
2) Good62942.0
3) Fair29619.7
4) Poor1046.9
8) Don't know10.1
TOTAL1499100.0
155) In general, do you find life exciting, pretty routine, or dull? (LIFE)
TOTAL%
1) Exciting66044.0
2) Routine76150.8
3) Dull543.6
8) No opinion90.6
9) No answer151.0
TOTAL1499100.0
156) 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) Try to be helpful64643.1
2) Just look out for themselves75650.4
3) Depends916.1
8) Don't know50.3
9) No answer10.1
TOTAL1499100.0
157) 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 you54236.2
2) Would try to be fair88759.2
3) Depends624.1
8) Don't know80.5
TOTAL1499100.0
158) 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 trusted66444.3
2) Can't be too careful77551.7
3) Depends563.7
8) Don't know20.1
9) No answer20.1
TOTAL1499100.0
159) How much satisfaction do you get from: The city or place you live in (SATCITY)
TOTAL%
1) A very great deal29319.5
2) A great deal44629.8
3) Quite a bit26017.3
4) A fair amount30720.5
5) Some1016.7
6) A little573.8
7) None291.9
8) Don't know40.3
9) No answer20.1
TOTAL1499100.0
160) How much satisfaction do you get from: Your non-working activities--hobbies and so on (SATHOBBY)
TOTAL%
1) A very great deal33222.1
2) A great deal52435.0
3) Quite a bit26717.8
4) A fair amount16310.9
5) Some845.6
6) A little744.9
7) None453.0
8) Don't know60.4
9) No answer40.3
TOTAL1499100.0
161) How much satisfaction do you get from: Your family life (SATFAM)
TOTAL%
1) A very great deal57038.0
2) A great deal56437.6
3) Quite a bit16110.7
4) A fair amount926.1
5) Some392.6
6) A little332.2
7) None312.1
8) Don't know30.2
9) No answer60.4
TOTAL1499100.0
162) How much satisfaction do you get from: Your friendships (SATFRND)
TOTAL%
1) A very great deal43829.2
2) A great deal59739.8
3) Quite a bit24116.1
4) A fair amount1429.5
5) Some402.7
6) A little261.7
7) None80.5
8) Don't know40.3
9) No answer30.2
TOTAL1499100.0
163) How much satisfaction do you get from: Your health and physical condition (SATHEALT)
TOTAL%
1) A very great deal36424.3
2) A great deal52835.2
3) Quite a bit21914.6
4) A fair amount24316.2
5) Some583.9
6) A little513.4
7) None312.1
8) Don't know30.2
9) No answer20.1
TOTAL1499100.0
164) As far as the people running these institutions are concerned, how much confidence would you say you have in: Banks and financial institutions (CONFINAN)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal59039.4
2) Only some71747.8
3) Hardly any1499.9
8) Don't know362.4
9) No answer70.5
TOTAL1499100.0
165) As far as the people running these institutions are concerned, how much confidence would you say you have in: Major companies (CONBUS)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal32821.9
2) Only some76451.0
3) Hardly any32421.6
8) Don't know755.0
9) No answer80.5
TOTAL1499100.0
166) As far as the people running these institutions are concerned, how much confidence would you say you have in: Organized religion (CONCLERG)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal45730.5
2) Only some66744.5
3) Hardly any27318.2
8) Don't know946.3
9) No answer80.5
TOTAL1499100.0
167) As far as the people running these institutions are concerned, how much confidence would you say you have in: Education (CONEDUC)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal55837.2
2) Only some67244.8
3) Hardly any22915.3
8) Don't know302.0
9) No answer100.7
TOTAL1499100.0
168) As far as the people running this institution are concerned, how much confidence would you say you have in: Executive branch of the federal government (CONFED)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal20113.4
2) Only some87458.3
3) Hardly any37424.9
8) Don't know453.0
9) No answer50.3
TOTAL1499100.0
169) As far as the people running these institutions are concerned, how much confidence would you say you have in: Organized labor (CONLABOR)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal17311.5
2) Only some71047.4
3) Hardly any49332.9
8) Don't know1187.9
9) No answer50.3
TOTAL1499100.0
170) As far as the people running these institutions are concerned, how much confidence would you say you have in: Press (CONPRESS)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal42428.3
2) Only some77651.8
3) Hardly any26317.5
8) Don't know271.8
9) No answer90.6
TOTAL1499100.0
171) As far as the people running these institutions are concerned, how much confidence would you say you have in: Medicine (CONMEDIC)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal80753.8
2) Only some52735.2
3) Hardly any1389.2
8) Don't know201.3
9) No answer70.5
TOTAL1499100.0
172) As far as the people running these institutions are concerned, how much confidence would you say you have in: TV (CONTV)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal27918.6
2) Only some77952.0
3) Hardly any40627.1
8) Don't know261.7
9) No answer90.6
TOTAL1499100.0
173) As far as the people running this institution are concerned, how much confidence would you say you have in: U.S. Supreme Court (CONJUDGE)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal52835.2
2) Only some65043.4
3) Hardly any22915.3
8) Don't know845.6
9) No answer80.5
TOTAL1499100.0
174) As far as the people running these institutions are concerned, how much confidence would you say you have in: Scientific community (CONSCI)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal63842.6
2) Only some56437.6
3) Hardly any1127.5
8) Don't know17211.5
9) No answer130.9
TOTAL1499100.0
175) As far as the people running this institution are concerned, how much confidence would you say you have in: Congress (CONLEGIS)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal20513.7
2) Only some86958.0
3) Hardly any38125.4
8) Don't know392.6
9) No answer50.3
TOTAL1499100.0
176) As far as the people running this institution are concerned, how much confidence would you say you have in: Military (CONARMY)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal58439.0
2) Only some61641.1
3) Hardly any19913.3
8) Don't know926.1
9) No answer80.5
TOTAL1499100.0
177) Importance of child's characteristics: A. That he has good manners (MANNERS)
TOTAL%
1) Most desirable quality for a child to have392.6
2) One of three most desirable qualities27718.5
3) Not mentioned80353.6
4) One of three least important qualities29019.3
5) Least important quality795.3
9) No answer110.7
TOTAL1499100.0
178) Importance of child's characteristics: B. That he tries hard to succeed (SUCCESS)
TOTAL%
1) Most desirable quality for a child to have392.6
2) One of three most desirable qualities1489.9
3) Not mentioned92361.6
4) One of three least important qualities30520.3
5) Least important quality755.0
9) No answer90.6
TOTAL1499100.0
179) Importance of child's characteristics: C. That he is honest (HONEST)
TOTAL%
1) Most desirable quality for a child to have56938.0
2) One of three most desirable qualities43729.2
3) Not mentioned46831.2
4) One of three least important qualities120.8
5) Least important quality40.3
9) No answer90.6
TOTAL1499100.0
180) Importance of child's characteristics: D. That he is neat and clean (NOTE: This question was only asked on Form 1.) (CLEAN)
TOTAL%
1) Most desirable quality for a child to have90.6
2) One of three most desirable qualities986.5
3) Not mentioned79753.2
4) One of three least important qualities38025.4
5) Least important quality20513.7
9) No answer100.7
TOTAL1499100.0
181) Importance of child's characteristics: E. That he has good sense and sound judgment (JUDGMENT)
TOTAL%
1) Most desirable quality for a child to have28819.2
2) One of three most desirable qualities30520.3
3) Not mentioned77751.8
4) One of three least important qualities885.9
5) Least important quality322.1
9) No answer90.6
TOTAL1499100.0
182) Importance of child's characteristics: F. That he has self-control (CONTROL)
TOTAL%
1) Most desirable quality for a child to have402.7
2) One of three most desirable qualities21714.5
3) Not mentioned104669.8
4) One of three least important qualities16110.7
5) Least important quality261.7
9) No answer90.6
TOTAL1499100.0
183) Importance of child's characteristics: G. That he acts like a boy or that she acts like a girl (ROLE)
TOTAL%
1) Most desirable quality for a child to have151.0
2) One of three most desirable qualities553.7
3) Not mentioned47331.6
4) One of three least important qualities34022.7
5) Least important quality60740.5
9) No answer90.6
TOTAL1499100.0
184) Importance of child's characteristics: H. That he gets along well with other children (AMICABLE)
TOTAL%
1) Most desirable quality for a child to have211.4
2) One of three most desirable qualities18012.0
3) Not mentioned107671.8
4) One of three least important qualities17111.4
5) Least important quality412.7
9) No answer100.7
TOTAL1499100.0
185) Importance of child's characteristics: I. That he obeys his parents well (OBEYS)
TOTAL%
1) Most desirable quality for a child to have20613.7
2) One of three most desirable qualities23815.9
3) Not mentioned95663.8
4) One of three least important qualities835.5
5) Least important quality70.5
9) No answer90.6
TOTAL1499100.0
186) Importance of child's characteristics: J. That he is responsible (RESPONSI)
TOTAL%
1) Most desirable quality for a child to have1077.1
2) One of three most desirable qualities39026.0
3) Not mentioned88559.0
4) One of three least important qualities835.5
5) Least important quality241.6
9) No answer100.7
TOTAL1499100.0
187) Importance of child's characteristics: K. That he is considerate of others (CONSIDER)
TOTAL%
1) Most desirable quality for a child to have1006.7
2) One of three most desirable qualities32221.5
3) Not mentioned98265.5
4) One of three least important qualities734.9
5) Least important quality130.9
9) No answer90.6
TOTAL1499100.0
188) Importance of child's characteristics: L. That he is interested in how and why things happen (INTEREST)
TOTAL%
1) Most desirable quality for a child to have473.1
2) One of three most desirable qualities23415.6
3) Not mentioned69246.2
4) One of three least important qualities34122.7
5) Least important quality17511.7
9) No answer100.7
TOTAL1499100.0
189) Importance of child's characteristics: M. That he is a good student (STUDIOUS)
TOTAL%
1) Most desirable quality for a child to have60.4
2) One of three most desirable qualities674.5
3) Not mentioned85056.7
4) One of three least important qualities44729.8
5) Least important quality1208.0
9) No answer90.6
TOTAL1499100.0
190) 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 idea54336.2
2) Bad idea72648.4
3) Depends21614.4
8) Don't know130.9
9) No answer10.1
TOTAL1499100.0
191) Tell me whether you more or less agree, or more or less disagree, with the following statement: Next to health, money is the most important thing in life. (ANOMIA1)
TOTAL%
1) Agree50133.4
2) Disagree99266.2
8) Don't know60.4
TOTAL1499100.0
192) Tell me whether you more or less agree, or more or less disagree, with the following statement: You sometimes can't help wondering whether anything is worthwhile any more. (ANOMIA2)
TOTAL%
1) Agree59639.8
2) Disagree88158.8
8) Don't know171.1
9) No answer50.3
TOTAL1499100.0
193) Tell me whether you more or less agree, or more or less disagree, with the following statement: To make money, there are no right and wrong ways any more, only easy ways and hard ways. (ANOMIA3)
TOTAL%
1) Agree39526.4
2) Disagree106771.2
8) Don't know342.3
9) No answer30.2
TOTAL1499100.0
194) Tell me whether you more or less agree, or more or less disagree, with the following statement: Nowadays, a person has to live pretty much for today and let tomorrow take care of itself. (ANOMIA4)
TOTAL%
1) Agree69846.6
2) Disagree78852.6
8) Don't know120.8
9) No answer10.1
TOTAL1499100.0
195) Tell me whether you more or less agree, or more or less disagree, with the following statement: In spite of what some people say, the lot (situation/condition) of the average man is getting worse, not better. (ANOMIA5)
TOTAL%
1) Agree87758.5
2) Disagree57038.0
8) Don't know503.3
9) No answer20.1
TOTAL1499100.0
196) Tell me whether you more or less agree, or more or less disagree, with the following statement: It's hardly fair to bring a child into the world with the way things look for the future. (ANOMIA6)
TOTAL%
1) Agree62141.4
2) Disagree82154.8
8) Don't know533.5
9) No answer40.3
TOTAL1499100.0
197) Tell me whether you more or less agree, or more or less disagree, with the following statement: Most public officials (people in public office) are not really interested in the problems of the average man. (ANOMIA7)
TOTAL%
1) Agree97665.1
2) Disagree48732.5
8) Don't know312.1
9) No answer50.3
TOTAL1499100.0
198) Tell me whether you more or less agree, or more or less disagree, with the following statement: These days a person doesn't really know whom he can count on. (ANOMIA8)
TOTAL%
1) Agree112174.8
2) Disagree35823.9
8) Don't know171.1
9) No answer30.2
TOTAL1499100.0
199) Tell me whether you more or less agree, or more or less disagree, with the following statement: Most people don't really care what happens to the next fellow. (ANOMIA9)
TOTAL%
1) Agree87758.5
2) Disagree60340.2
8) Don't know161.1
9) No answer30.2
TOTAL1499100.0
200) 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? (ASKED ONLY OF THOSE CURRENTLY WORKING, TEMPORARILY NOT AT WORK, OR KEEPING HOUSE) (SATJOB)
TOTAL%
1) Very satisfied61751.2
2) Moderately satisfied40733.8
3) A little dissatisfied1089.0
4) Very dissatisfied534.4
8) Don't know30.2
9) No answer171.4
Missing294 
TOTAL1205100.0
201) 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? (ASKED ONLY OF THOSE CURRENTLY AT WORK OR TEMPORARILY NOT AT WORK) (RICHWORK)
TOTAL%
1) Continue to work51566.2
2) Stop working23129.7
8) Don't know111.4
9) No answer212.7
Missing721 
TOTAL778100.0
202) Which one thing on this list would you most prefer in a job? Which comes next? Which are third, fourth, and fifth most important?: High income (JOBINC)
TOTAL%
1) Most29519.7
2) Next32621.7
3) Third46931.3
4) Fourth28118.7
5) Fifth785.2
9) No answer503.3
TOTAL1499100.0
203) Which one thing on this list would you most prefer in a job? Which comes next? Which are third, fourth, and fifth most important?: No danger of being fired (JOBSEC)
TOTAL%
1) Most1117.4
2) Next21414.3
3) Third29019.3
4) Fourth45830.6
5) Fifth37625.1
9) No answer503.3
TOTAL1499100.0
204) Which one thing on this list would you most prefer in a job? Which comes next? Which are third, fourth, and fifth most important?: Working hours are short, lots of free time (JOBHOUR)
TOTAL%
1) Most583.9
2) Next1338.9
3) Third17411.6
4) Fourth32521.7
5) Fifth75950.6
9) No answer503.3
TOTAL1499100.0
205) Which one thing on this list would you most prefer in a job? Which comes next? Which are third, fourth, and fifth most important?: Chances for advancement (JOBPROMO)
TOTAL%
1) Most25717.1
2) Next52935.3
3) Third30820.5
4) Fourth21714.5
5) Fifth1389.2
9) No answer503.3
TOTAL1499100.0
206) Which one thing on this list would you most prefer in a job? Which comes next? Which are third, fourth, and fifth most important?: Work important and gives a feeling of accomplishment (JOBMEANS)
TOTAL%
1) Most72848.6
2) Next24716.5
3) Third20813.9
4) Fourth16811.2
5) Fifth986.5
9) No answer503.3
TOTAL1499100.0
207) 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 class654.3
2) Working class69246.2
3) Middle class71147.4
4) Upper class231.5
8) Don't know20.1
9) No answer60.4
TOTAL1499100.0
208) 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) Pretty well satisfied45830.6
2) More or less satisfied68645.8
3) Not satisfied at all34823.2
8) Don't know40.3
9) No answer30.2
TOTAL1499100.0
209) During the last few years, has your financial situation been getting better, worse, or has it stayed the same? (FINALTER)
TOTAL%
1) Getting better53835.9
2) Getting worse34122.7
3) Stayed the same61441.0
8) Don't know30.2
9) No answer30.2
TOTAL1499100.0
210) 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 average614.1
2) Below average37224.8
3) Average81954.6
4) Above average21914.6
5) Far above average130.9
8) Don't know120.8
9) No answer30.2
TOTAL1499100.0
211) Asked if respondent or spouse is working: Do you (or if you're not working, does your spouse) have a supervisor on (your/his/her) job to whom you are (he/she is) directly responsible? (WKSUB)
TOTAL%
1) Yes82278.4
2) No19418.5
8) Don't know20.2
9) No answer313.0
Missing450 
TOTAL1049100.0
212) If yes to WKSUB: Does that person have a supervisor on the job to whom he is directly responsible? (WKSUBS)
TOTAL%
3) Yes67779.4
4) No13716.1
8) Don't know60.7
9) No answer333.9
Missing646 
TOTAL853100.0
213) In your (or if you're not working, your spouse's) job, (do you, does he/she) supervise anyone who is directly responsible to (you/him/her)? (WKSUP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes37435.7
2) No57254.5
8) Don't know10.1
9) No answer1029.7
Missing450 
TOTAL1049100.0
214) If yes to WKSUP: Do any of those persons supervise anyone else? (WKSUPS)
TOTAL%
3) Yes12526.3
4) No24250.8
8) Don't know40.8
9) No answer10522.1
Missing1023 
TOTAL476100.0
215) At any time during the last ten years, have you been unemployed and looking for work for as long as a month? (UNEMP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes41327.6
2) No108572.4
8) Don't know10.1
TOTAL1499100.0
216) Did you ever--because of sickness, unemployment, or any other reason--receive anything like welfare, unemployment insurance, or other aid from government agencies? (GOVAID)
TOTAL%
1) Yes51834.6
2) No98065.4
9) No answer10.1
TOTAL1499100.0
217) Do you (or your spouse) belong to a labor union? (Who?) (UNION)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, respondent belongs22715.1
2) Yes, spouse belongs1218.1
3) Yes, both belong271.8
4) No, neither belong110773.8
8) Don't know10.1
9) No answer161.1
TOTAL1499100.0
218) 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 work most important93162.1
2) Hard work, luck equally important35723.8
3) Luck most important19713.1
8) Don't know110.7
9) No answer30.2
TOTAL1499100.0
219) Should it be possible for a pregnant woman to obtain a legal abortion: If there is a strong chance of serious defect in the baby? (ABDEFECT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes122381.6
2) No23415.6
8) Don't know382.5
9) No answer40.3
TOTAL1499100.0
220) Should it be possible for a pregnant woman to obtain a legal abortion: If she is married and does not want any more children? (ABNOMORE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes66844.6
2) No77952.0
8) Don't know463.1
9) No answer60.4
TOTAL1499100.0
221) Should it be possible for a pregnant woman to obtain a legal abortion: If the woman's own health is seriously endangered by the pregnancy? (ABHLTH)
TOTAL%
1) Yes132988.7
2) No1359.0
8) Don't know281.9
9) No answer70.5
TOTAL1499100.0
222) Should it be possible for a pregnant woman to obtain a legal abortion: If the family has a very low income and cannot afford any more children? (ABPOOR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes76150.8
2) No67344.9
8) Don't know573.8
9) No answer80.5
TOTAL1499100.0
223) Should it be possible for a pregnant woman to obtain a legal abortion: If she became pregnant as a result of rape? (ABRAPE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes120580.4
2) No23515.7
8) Don't know523.5
9) No answer70.5
TOTAL1499100.0
224) Should it be possible for a pregnant woman to obtain a legal abortion: If she is not married and does not want to marry the man? (ABSINGLE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes72348.2
2) No71547.7
8) Don't know563.7
9) No answer50.3
TOTAL1499100.0
225) What do you think is the ideal number of children for a family to have? (CHLDIDEL)
TOTAL%
0) 0312.1
1) 1493.3
2) 275350.2
3) 329819.9
4) 419212.8
5) 5271.8
6) 6110.7
7) Seven or more60.4
8) As many as you want946.3
9) No answer or Don't know382.5
TOTAL1499100.0
226) Do you expect to have any (more) children? (CHLDMORE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes28218.8
2) No86357.6
3) Uncertain674.5
4) Not asked, inappropriate26517.7
9) No answer221.5
TOTAL1499100.0
227) If yes to CHLDMORE: How many (more) [children does the respondent expect to have]? (CHLDNUM)
TOTAL%
1) 19129.9
2) 212340.5
3) 34013.2
4) 4113.6
6) 631.0
7) 720.7
9) No answer or Don't know3411.2
Missing1195 
TOTAL304100.0
228) If yes to CHLDMORE: How many (more) [children does the respondent expect to have] in the next five years? (CHLDSOON)
TOTAL%
0) 06120.1
1) 112139.8
2) 26120.1
3) 351.6
4) 410.3
8) Don't know216.9
9) No answer3411.2
Missing1195 
TOTAL304100.0
229) Should divorce in this country be easier or more difficult to obtain than it is now? (DIVLAW)
TOTAL%
1) Easier40927.3
2) More difficult74349.6
3) Stay as is26417.6
8) Don't know805.3
9) No answer30.2
TOTAL1499100.0
230) 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 wrong101367.6
2) Almost always wrong23015.3
3) Wrong only sometimes16911.3
4) Not wrong at all634.2
8) Don't know191.3
9) No answer50.3
TOTAL1499100.0
231) What about sexual relations between two adults of the same sex--do you think it is always wrong, almost always wrong, wrong only sometimes, or not wrong at all? (HOMOSEX)
TOTAL%
1) Always wrong99966.6
2) Almost always wrong885.9
3) Wrong only sometimes1127.5
4) Not wrong at all22715.1
8) Don't know624.1
9) No answer110.7
TOTAL1499100.0
232) The next questions are about pornography--books, movies, magazines, and photographs that show or describe sex activities. I'm going to read some opinions about the effects of looking at or reading such sexual materials. As I read each one, please tell me if you think sexual materials do or do not have that effect. Sexual materials provide information about sex? (PORNINF)
TOTAL%
1) Yes84456.3
2) No54436.3
8) Don't know1057.0
9) No answer60.4
TOTAL1499100.0
233) Sexual materials (i.e., pornography) lead to breakdown of morals? (PORNMORL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes81954.6
2) No56037.4
8) Don't know1117.4
9) No answer90.6
TOTAL1499100.0
234) Sexual materials (i.e., pornography) lead people to commit rape? (PORNRAPE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes78752.5
2) No56938.0
8) Don't know1369.1
9) No answer70.5
TOTAL1499100.0
235) Sexual materials (i.e., pornography) provide an outlet for bottled-up impulses? (PORNOUT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes82955.3
2) No42728.5
8) Don't know23515.7
9) No answer80.5
TOTAL1499100.0
236) Which of these statements comes closest to your feelings about pornography laws? (PORNLAW)
TOTAL%
1) There should be laws against the distribution of pornography whatever the age.59940.0
2) There should be laws against the distribution of pornography to persons under eighteen.74549.7
3) There should be no laws forbidding the distribution of pornography.1218.1
8) Don't know312.1
9) No answer30.2
TOTAL1499100.0
237) Have you seen an X-rated movie in the last year? (XMOVIE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes27218.1
2) No122081.4
8) Don't know30.2
9) No answer40.3
TOTAL1499100.0
238) Have you ever been punched or beaten by another person? (HIT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes42428.3
2) No107571.7
TOTAL1499100.0
239) If yes to HIT: Did this happen to you as a child or as an adult? (HITAGE)
TOTAL%
1) Child17641.5
2) Adult15135.6
3) Both9622.6
8) Don't know10.2
Missing1075 
TOTAL424100.0
240) If yes to HIT: How many times would you guess this has happened to you? (HITNUM)
TOTAL%
1) Once9923.3
2) Two or three times14033.0
3) Four or more times16639.2
8) Not sure163.8
9) No answer30.7
Missing1075 
TOTAL424100.0
241) Have you ever been threatened with a gun, or shot at? (GUN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes25617.1
2) No124182.8
8) Don't know10.1
9) No answer10.1
TOTAL1499100.0
242) If yes to GUN: Did this happen to you as a child or as an adult? (GUNAGE)
TOTAL%
1) Child3714.4
2) Adult20680.2
3) Both124.7
8) Don't know10.4
9) No answer10.4
Missing1242 
TOTAL257100.0
243) If yes to GUN: How many times would you guess this has happened to you? (GUNNUM)
TOTAL%
1) Once13452.1
2) Two or three times6525.3
3) Four or more times5220.2
8) Not sure41.6
9) No answer20.8
Missing1242 
TOTAL257100.0
244) Are there any situations that you can imagine in which you would approve of a man punching an adult male stranger? (HITOK)
TOTAL%
1) Yes98565.7
2) No43929.3
8) Not sure674.5
9) No answer80.5
TOTAL1499100.0
245) Approve [of a man punching an adult male stranger] if the stranger: was in a protest march showing opposition to the other man's views? (HITMARCH)
TOTAL%
1) Yes463.1
2) No142194.8
8) Not sure251.7
9) No answer70.5
TOTAL1499100.0
246) Approve [of a man punching an adult male stranger] if the stranger: was drunk and bumped into the man and his wife on the street? (HITDRUNK)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1318.7
2) No132388.3
8) Not sure392.6
9) No answer60.4
TOTAL1499100.0
247) Approve [of a man punching an adult male stranger] if the stranger: had hit the man's child after the child had accidentally damaged the stranger's car? (HITCHILD)
TOTAL%
1) Yes71948.0
2) No72048.0
8) Not sure503.3
9) No answer100.7
TOTAL1499100.0
248) Approve [of a man punching an adult male stranger] if the stranger: was beating up a woman and the man saw it? (HITBEATR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes117878.6
2) No25617.1
8) Not sure563.7
9) No answer90.6
TOTAL1499100.0
249) Approve [of a man punching an adult male stranger] if the stranger: had broken into the man's house? (HITROBBR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes123482.3
2) No23515.7
8) Not sure231.5
9) No answer70.5
TOTAL1499100.0
250) Are there any situations you can imagine in which you would approve of a policeman striking an adult male citizen? (POLHITOK)
TOTAL%
1) Yes113875.9
2) No30020.0
8) Not sure573.8
9) No answer40.3
TOTAL1499100.0
251) Approve [of policeman striking adult male citizen] if the citizen: had said vulgar and obscene things to the policeman? (POLABUSE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes29519.7
2) No115877.3
8) Not sure422.8
9) No answer40.3
TOTAL1499100.0
252) Approve [of policeman striking adult male citizen] if the citizen: was being questioned as a suspect in a murder case? (POLMURDR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1147.6
2) No135190.1
8) Not sure291.9
9) No answer50.3
TOTAL1499100.0
253) Approve [of policeman striking adult male citizen] if the citizen: was attempting to escape from custody? (POLESCAP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes116177.5
2) No27318.2
8) Not sure593.9
9) No answer60.4
TOTAL1499100.0
254) Approve [of policeman striking adult male citizen] if the citizen: was attacking the policeman with his fists? (POLATTAK)
TOTAL%
1) Yes140893.9
2) No775.1
8) Not sure100.7
9) No answer40.3
TOTAL1499100.0
255) 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) Yes65743.8
2) No83555.7
8) Don't know50.3
9) No answer20.1
TOTAL1499100.0
256) During the last year--that is, between March and now--did anyone break into or somehow illegally get into your (apartment/home)? (BURGLR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1067.1
2) No139092.7
9) No answer30.2
TOTAL1499100.0
257) During the last year, did anyone take something directly from you by using force--such as a stickup, mugging, or threat? (ROBBRY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes241.6
2) No146797.9
9) No answer80.5
TOTAL1499100.0
258) Do you happen to have in your home (IF HOUSE: or garage) any guns or revolvers? (OWNGUN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes69746.5
2) No77952.0
3) Refused171.1
9) No answer60.4
TOTAL1499100.0
259) If yes to OWNGUN: Is it a pistol? (PISTOL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes32121.4
2) No115176.8
3) Refused171.1
9) No answer100.7
TOTAL1499100.0
260) If yes to OWNGUN: Is it a shotgun? (SHOTGUN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes41827.9
2) No105470.3
3) Refused171.1
9) No answer100.7
TOTAL1499100.0
261) If yes to OWNGUN: Is it a rifle? (RIFLE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes42028.0
2) No105270.2
3) Refused171.1
9) No answer100.7
TOTAL1499100.0
262) Have you ever received a ticket, or been charged by the police, for a traffic violation--other than for illegal parking? (TICKET)
TOTAL%
1) Yes61541.0
2) No88358.9
8) Don't know10.1
TOTAL1499100.0
263) Were you ever picked up, or charged, by the police, for any (other) reason whether or not you were guilty? (ARREST)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1288.5
2) No133789.2
8) Don't know10.1
9) No answer332.2
TOTAL1499100.0
264) Do you have a telephone? May I have your name and telephone number? ... Is this phone located in your own home? (PHONE)
TOTAL%
1) No phone number15310.2
2) Refused phone number473.1
3) Phone number given, phone located in respondent's own home127284.9
4) Phone number given, phone not located in respondent's own home90.6
5) Location not given181.2
TOTAL1499100.0
265) In general, what was the respondent's attitude toward the interview? (COOP)
TOTAL%
1) Friendly and interested123782.5
2) Cooperative but not particularly interested20813.9
3) Impatient and restless302.0
4) Hostile110.7
9) No answer130.9
TOTAL1499100.0
266) Was respondent's understanding of the questions good, fair, or poor? (COMPREND)
TOTAL%
1) Good115877.3
2) Fair28018.7
3) Poor432.9
9) No answer181.2
TOTAL1499100.0
267) Form number (FORM)
TOTAL%
1) Standard (Form 1)77851.9
2) Variant (Form 2)72148.1
TOTAL1499100.0
268) Poverty Status of Household (POVLINE)
TOTAL%
1) Poor1147.6
2) Poor--Imputed281.9
3) Non-poor115177.1
4) Non-poor--Imputed694.6
5) Borderline1268.4
6) Borderline--Imputed40.3
Missing7 
TOTAL1492100.0
269) Income deficit of household (INCDEF)
TOTAL%
2) -$10,000 to -$5,00040.3
3) -$4,999 to -$1,000936.7
4) -$999 to +99919614.1
5) +$1,000 to $4,99925918.6
6) +$5,000 to $10,00036626.3
7) +$10,00032323.3
8) $20,000 or more14810.7
Missing110 
TOTAL1389100.0
270) Family income in constant dollars (base=1986 dollars) (REALINC)
TOTAL%
1019) 191.4
4074) 1017.2
7130) 856.1
9167) 604.3
11205) 906.5
13242) 664.7
15279) 674.8
18335) 1158.2
25465) 31022.2
35651) 20514.7
45837) 1289.2
79340) 14810.6
Missing105 
TOTAL1394100.0
271) Respondent's income in constant dollars (base=1986 dollars) (REALRINC)
TOTAL%
1019) 566.8
4074) 10412.6
7130) 597.1
9167) 607.2
11205) 455.4
13242) 556.6
15279) 445.3
18335) 789.4
25465) 16620.0
35651) 8510.3
45837) 344.1
81652) 425.1
Missing671 
TOTAL828100.0
272) From what countries or part of the world did your ancestors come? (IF MORE THAN ONE COUNTRY NAMED: Which one of these countries do you feel closer to?) (ETHNIC)
TOTAL%
1) Africa574.8
2) Austria110.9
3) Canada (French)151.3
4) Canada (Other)131.1
5) China20.2
6) Czechoslovakia161.4
7) Denmark100.8
8) England and Wales18916.0
9) Finland60.5
10) France272.3
11) Germany22519.0
12) Greece60.5
13) Hungary141.2
14) Ireland13811.7
15) Italy937.9
16) Japan20.2
17) Mexico242.0
18) The Netherlands161.4
19) Norway252.1
20) The Philippines60.5
21) Poland443.7
22) Puerto Rico100.8
23) Russia (USSR)252.1
24) Scotland433.6
25) Spain60.5
26) Sweden242.0
27) Switzerland40.3
28) West Indies (Not Specified)40.3
29) Other60.5
30) American Indian463.9
31) India30.3
32) Portugal30.3
33) Lithuania100.8
34) Yugoslavia40.3
35) Romania40.3
36) Belgium20.2
37) Arabic30.3
38) Other Spanish30.3
39) West Indies (Non-Spanish)30.3
97) America383.2
99) No answer40.3
Missing315 
TOTAL1184100.0
273) Number of ethnicities named and picked (ETHNUM)
TOTAL%
1) Names one country80453.6
2) Names two or more countries, chooses one37625.1
3) Names two or more countries, can't choose16310.9
4) Can't name any country15210.1
5) No information40.3
TOTAL1499100.0
274) On this card are listed some words. On each line the first word is in capital letters. 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: Word A (WORDA)
TOTAL%
0) Incorrect answer19412.9
1) Correct answer119879.9
9) No answer1077.1
TOTAL1499100.0
275) On this card are listed some words. On each line the first word is in capital letters. 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: Word B (WORDB)
TOTAL%
0) Incorrect answer734.9
1) Correct answer133288.9
9) No answer946.3
TOTAL1499100.0
276) On this card are listed some words. On each line the first word is in capital letters. 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: Word C (WORDC)
TOTAL%
0) Incorrect answer84356.2
1) Correct answer30620.4
9) No answer35023.3
TOTAL1499100.0
277) On this card are listed some words. On each line the first word is in capital letters. 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: Word D (WORDD)
TOTAL%
0) Incorrect answer885.9
1) Correct answer130487.0
9) No answer1077.1
TOTAL1499100.0
278) On this card are listed some words. On each line the first word is in capital letters. 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: Word E (WORDE)
TOTAL%
0) Incorrect answer33522.3
1) Correct answer96764.5
9) No answer19713.1
TOTAL1499100.0
279) On this card are listed some words. On each line the first word is in capital letters. 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: Word F (WORDF)
TOTAL%
0) Incorrect answer26617.7
1) Correct answer109372.9
9) No answer1409.3
TOTAL1499100.0
280) On this card are listed some words. On each line the first word is in capital letters. 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: Word G (WORDG)
TOTAL%
0) Incorrect answer78952.6
1) Correct answer51334.2
9) No answer19713.1
TOTAL1499100.0
281) On this card are listed some words. On each line the first word is in capital letters. 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: Word H (WORDH)
TOTAL%
0) Incorrect answer69246.2
1) Correct answer48532.4
9) No answer32221.5
TOTAL1499100.0
282) On this card are listed some words. On each line the first word is in capital letters. 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: Word I (WORDI)
TOTAL%
0) Incorrect answer24816.5
1) Correct answer115877.3
9) No answer936.2
TOTAL1499100.0
283) On this card are listed some words. On each line the first word is in capital letters. 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: Word J (WORDJ)
TOTAL%
0) Incorrect answer102268.2
1) Correct answer32921.9
9) No answer1489.9
TOTAL1499100.0
284) Total number of correct words [sum of correct answers, WORDA through WORDJ] (WORDSUM)
TOTAL%
0) None correct90.6
1) One correct281.9
2) Two correct382.5
3) Three correct1147.6
4) Four correct15910.6
5) Five correct22915.3
6) Six correct28318.9
7) Seven correct20913.9
8) Eight correct1338.9
9) Nine correct1278.5
10) Ten correct1097.3
99) No attempt to answer any questions from WORDA to WORDJ614.1
TOTAL1499100.0
285) Please tell me the names of the people who live in the household. [Head of household is listed first] (RELATE1)
TOTAL%
1) Head of household744100.0
Missing755 
TOTAL744100.0
286) Gender of the head of the household (GENDER1)
TOTAL%
1) Male57276.9
2) Female17223.1
Missing755 
TOTAL744100.0
287) Age of the head of household (OLD1)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL74447.45318
288) Marital status of head of household (MAR1)
TOTAL%
1) Married50267.5
2) Widowed10213.7
3) Divorced486.5
4) Separated314.2
5) Never married618.2
Missing755 
TOTAL744100.0
289) Is the head of the household staying somewhere else right now? (AWAY1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes5100.0
Missing1494 
TOTAL5100.0
290) Where is the head of the household staying? (WHERE1)
TOTAL%
1) Another household240.0
2) Traveling240.0
4) Other or Don't know120.0
Missing1494 
TOTAL5100.0
291) Relationship of second person who usually lives in this household to the head of household (RELATE2)
TOTAL%
2) Spouse49681.8
3) Child (natural, adopted, step)7312.0
5) Grand/great-grandchild20.3
6) Parent/parent-in-law40.7
7) Other relative111.8
8) Non-relative203.3
Missing893 
TOTAL606100.0
292) Gender of second person (GENDER2)
TOTAL%
1) Male538.7
2) Female55391.3
Missing893 
TOTAL606100.0
293) Age of second person (OLD2)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL60639.10418
294) Marital status of second person (MAR2)
TOTAL%
1) Married50286.6
2) Widowed81.4
3) Divorced81.4
4) Separated10.2
5) Never married6110.5
Missing919 
TOTAL580100.0
295) Is the second person staying somewhere else right now? (AWAY2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes4100.0
Missing1495 
TOTAL4100.0
296) Where is the second person staying? (WHERE2)
TOTAL%
1) Another household250.0
2) Traveling250.0
Missing1495 
TOTAL4100.0
297) Relationship of third person who usually lives in this household to the head of household (RELATE3)
TOTAL%
2) Spouse20.5
3) Child (natural, adopted, step)33391.2
4) Son-/daughter-in-law10.3
5) Grand/great-grandchild71.9
6) Parent/parent-in-law51.4
7) Other relative92.5
8) Non-relative82.2
Missing1134 
TOTAL365100.0
298) Gender of third person (GENDER3)
TOTAL%
1) Male20054.8
2) Female16444.9
9) No answer10.3
Missing1134 
TOTAL365100.0
299) Age of third person (OLD3)
TOTAL%
0) 0102.7
1) 192.5
2) 2123.3
3) 3143.8
4) 4143.8
5) 5195.2
6) 6154.1
7) 7102.7
8) 8174.7
9) 9113.0
10) 10154.1
11) 11123.3
12) 12174.7
13) 13154.1
14) 14154.1
15) 15164.4
16) 16195.2
17) 17246.6
18) 18143.8
19) 19174.7
20) 2071.9
21) 2192.5
22) 2261.6
23) 23102.7
24) 2420.5
25) 2520.5
26) 2620.5
27) 2741.1
28) 2841.1
30) 3010.3
31) 3110.3
32) 3210.3
35) 3510.3
37) 3710.3
39) 3910.3
45) 4510.3
47) 4710.3
48) 4810.3
52) 5220.5
53) 5320.5
59) 5920.5
60) 6010.3
66) 6610.3
67) 6710.3
72) 7210.3
84) 8410.3
92) 9210.3
99) No answer30.8
Missing1134 
TOTAL365100.0
300) Marital status of third person (MAR3)
TOTAL%
1) Married63.2
2) Widowed84.2
3) Divorced94.7
4) Separated63.2
5) Never married15682.1
9) No answer52.6
Missing1309 
TOTAL190100.0
301) Is the third person staying somewhere else right now? (AWAY3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes7100.0
Missing1492 
TOTAL7100.0
302) Where is the third person staying? (WHERE3)
TOTAL%
1) Another household7100.0
Missing1492 
TOTAL7100.0
303) Relationship of fourth person who usually lives in this household to the head of household (RELATE4)
TOTAL%
3) Child (natural, adopted, step)23194.7
5) Grand/great-grandchild83.3
6) Parent/parent-in-law10.4
7) Other relative31.2
8) Non-relative10.4
Missing1255 
TOTAL244100.0
304) Gender of fourth person (GENDER4)
TOTAL%
1) Male12852.5
2) Female11547.1
9) No answer10.4
Missing1255 
TOTAL244100.0
305) Age of fourth person (OLD4)
TOTAL%
0) 0156.1
1) 193.7
2) 2166.6
3) 383.3
4) 4114.5
5) 5145.7
6) 6114.5
7) 7156.1
8) 852.0
9) 9114.5
10) 10145.7
11) 11156.1
12) 12156.1
13) 13114.5
14) 14156.1
15) 15166.6
16) 1683.3
17) 1793.7
18) 1862.5
19) 1952.0
20) 2020.8
21) 2120.8
22) 2220.8
24) 2410.4
25) 2510.4
26) 2620.8
35) 3510.4
36) 3610.4
47) 4710.4
69) 6910.4
99) No answer10.4
Missing1255 
TOTAL244100.0
306) Marital status of fourth person (MAR4)
TOTAL%
2) Widowed11.2
3) Divorced44.7
5) Never married7891.8
9) No answer22.4
Missing1414 
TOTAL85100.0
307) Is the fourth person staying somewhere else right now? (AWAY4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes3100.0
Missing1496 
TOTAL3100.0
308) Where is the fourth person staying? (WHERE4)
TOTAL%
1) Another household3100.0
Missing1496 
TOTAL3100.0
309) Relationship of fifth person who usually lives in this household to the head of household (RELATE5)
TOTAL%
3) Child (natural, adopted, step)11790.0
5) Grand/great-grandchild96.9
6) Parent/parent-in-law10.8
7) Other relative32.3
Missing1369 
TOTAL130100.0
310) Gender of fifth person (GENDER5)
TOTAL%
1) Male7053.8
2) Female6046.2
Missing1369 
TOTAL130100.0
311) Age of fifth person (OLD5)
TOTAL%
0) 053.8
1) 153.8
2) 232.3
3) 3107.7
4) 41511.5
5) 5118.5
6) 686.2
7) 775.4
8) 886.2
9) 953.8
10) 1075.4
11) 1164.6
12) 1264.6
13) 13107.7
14) 1421.5
15) 1553.8
16) 1664.6
17) 1721.5
18) 1832.3
20) 2010.8
22) 2210.8
33) 3310.8
48) 4810.8
63) 6310.8
98) Don't know10.8
Missing1369 
TOTAL130100.0
312) Marital status of fifth person (MAR5)
TOTAL%
2) Widowed25.9
3) Divorced12.9
5) Never married3191.2
Missing1465 
TOTAL34100.0
313) Is the fifth person staying somewhere else right now? (AWAY5)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1100.0
Missing1498 
TOTAL1100.0
314) Where is the fifth person staying? (WHERE5)
TOTAL%
1) Another household1100.0
Missing1498 
TOTAL1100.0
315) Relationship of sixth person who usually lives in this household to the head of household (RELATE6)
TOTAL%
3) Child (natural, adopted, step)4595.7
5) Grand/great-grandchild24.3
Missing1452 
TOTAL47100.0
316) Gender of sixth person (GENDER6)
TOTAL%
1) Male2348.9
2) Female2348.9
9) No answer12.1
Missing1452 
TOTAL47100.0
317) Age of sixth person (OLD6)
TOTAL%
0) 24.3
1) 36.4
2) 612.8
3) 24.3
4) 817.0
5) 12.1
6) 12.1
7) 12.1
8) 24.3
9) 48.5
10) 48.5
11) 12.1
12) 24.3
13) 510.6
14) 24.3
15) 12.1
16) 12.1
19) 12.1
Missing1452 
TOTAL47100.0
318) Marital status of sixth person (MAR6)
TOTAL%
5) Never married10100.0
Missing1489 
TOTAL10100.0
319) Relationship of seventh person who usually lives in this household to the head of household (RELATE7)
TOTAL%
3) Child (natural, adopted, step)1995.0
6) Parent/parent-in-law15.0
Missing1479 
TOTAL20100.0
320) Gender of seventh person (GENDER7)
TOTAL%
1) Male1155.0
2) Female945.0
Missing1479 
TOTAL20100.0
321) Age of seventh person (OLD7)
TOTAL%
0) 210.0
1) 15.0
2) 15.0
3) 210.0
4) 315.0
6) 15.0
8) 210.0
9) 15.0
10) 210.0
12) 210.0
13) 15.0
14) 15.0
67) 15.0
Missing1479 
TOTAL20100.0
322) Marital status of seventh person (MAR7)
TOTAL%
2) Widowed133.3
5) Never married266.7
Missing1496 
TOTAL3100.0
323) Relationship of eighth person who usually lives in this household to the head of household (RELATE8)
TOTAL%
3) Child (natural, adopted, step)9100.0
Missing1490 
TOTAL9100.0
324) Gender of eighth person (GENDER8)
TOTAL%
1) Male555.6
2) Female444.4
Missing1490 
TOTAL9100.0
325) Age of eighth person (OLD8)
TOTAL%
1) 222.2
4) 111.1
7) 222.2
9) 111.1
11) 222.2
13) 111.1
Missing1490 
TOTAL9100.0
326) Marital status of eighth person (MAR8)
TOTAL%
5) Never married1100.0
Missing1498 
TOTAL1100.0
327) Relationship of ninth person who usually lives in this household to the head of household (RELATE9)
TOTAL%
3) Child (natural, adopted, step)5100.0
Missing1494 
TOTAL5100.0
328) Gender of ninth person (GENDER9)
TOTAL%
2) Female5100.0
Missing1494 
TOTAL5100.0
329) Age of ninth person (OLD9)
TOTAL%
5) 240.0
7) 120.0
10) 120.0
11) 120.0
Missing1494 
TOTAL5100.0
330) Relationship of tenth person who usually lives in this household to the head of household (RELATE10)
TOTAL%
3) Child (natural, adopted, step)2100.0
Missing1497 
TOTAL2100.0
331) Gender of tenth person (GENDER10)
TOTAL%
2) Female2100.0
Missing1497 
TOTAL2100.0
332) Age of tenth person (OLD10)
TOTAL%
6) 150.0
9) 150.0
Missing1497 
TOTAL2100.0
333) Are there any people currently staying in this household--visitors, friends, or relatives–-who do not usually live here? If so, what is the first (visitor/friend/relative)'s relationship to the head of household? (RELATE11)
TOTAL%
3) Child (natural, adopted, step)233.3
7) Other relative466.7
Missing1493 
TOTAL6100.0
334) Gender of first (visitor/friend/relative) (GENDER11)
TOTAL%
2) Female6100.0
Missing1493 
TOTAL6100.0
335) Age of first (visitor/friend/relative) (OLD11)
TOTAL%
2) 116.7
17) 233.3
23) 116.7
29) 116.7
67) 116.7
Missing1493 
TOTAL6100.0
336) Marital status of first (visitor/friend/relative) (MAR11)
TOTAL%
1) Married120.0
2) Widowed120.0
4) Separated120.0
5) Never married240.0
Missing1494 
TOTAL5100.0
337) Is the first (visitor/friend/relative) staying somewhere else right now? (AWAY11)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1100.0
Missing1498 
TOTAL1100.0
338) Where is the first (visitor/friend/relative) staying? (WHERE11)
TOTAL%
1) Another household1100.0
Missing1498 
TOTAL1100.0
339) Is there a second (visitor/friend/relative) who does not usually live here but who is currently staying in this household? If so, what is their relationship to the head of household? (RELATE12)
TOTAL%
3) Child (natural, adopted, step)125.0
5) Grand/great-grandchild125.0
7) Other relative250.0
Missing1495 
TOTAL4100.0
340) Gender of second (visitor/friend/relative) (GENDER12)
TOTAL%
1) Male375.0
2) Female125.0
Missing1495 
TOTAL4100.0
341) Age of second (visitor/friend/relative) (OLD12)
TOTAL%
1) 125.0
3) 125.0
22) 125.0
30) 125.0
Missing1495 
TOTAL4100.0
342) Marital status of second (visitor/friend/relative) (MAR12)
TOTAL%
3) Divorced150.0
5) Never married150.0
Missing1497 
TOTAL2100.0
343) Is there a third (visitor/friend/relative) who does not usually live here but who is currently staying in this household? If so, what is their relationship to the head of household? (RELATE13)
TOTAL%
7) Other relative1100.0
Missing1498 
TOTAL1100.0
344) Gender of third (visitor/friend/relative) (GENDER13)
TOTAL%
1) Male1100.0
Missing1498 
TOTAL1100.0
345) Age of third (visitor/friend/relative) (OLD13)
TOTAL%
27) 1100.0
Missing1498 
TOTAL1100.0
346) Marital status of third (visitor/friend/relative) (MAR13)
TOTAL%
1) Married1100.0
Missing1498 
TOTAL1100.0
347) Is there a fourth (visitor/friend/relative) who does not usually live here but who is currently staying in this household? If so, what is their relationship to the head of household? (RELATE14)
TOTAL%
7) Other relative1100.0
Missing1498 
TOTAL1100.0
348) Gender of fourth (visitor/friend/relative) (GENDER14)
TOTAL%
1) Male1100.0
Missing1498 
TOTAL1100.0
349) Age of fourth (visitor/friend/relative) (OLD14)
TOTAL%
4) 1100.0
Missing1498 
TOTAL1100.0
350) Race of household (HHRACE)
TOTAL%
1) White67090.1
2) Black699.3
3) American Indian10.1
4) Asiatic, Oriental40.5
Missing755 
TOTAL744100.0
351) Number in family of respondent (RESPNUM)
TOTAL%
1) First person42957.7
2) Second person28037.6
3) Third person293.9
4) Fourth person30.4
5) Fifth person10.1
11) Eleventh person20.3
Missing755 
TOTAL744100.0
352) Household type (HHTYPE)
TOTAL%
1) 13818.5
2) 456.0
3) 19225.8
4) 22830.6
7) 70.9
9) 91.2
10) 10.1
11) 202.7
12) 91.2
23) 10.1
26) 20.3
28) 10.1
33) 10.1
41) 223.0
42) 10.1
43) 40.5
44) 10.1
100) 40.5
102) 70.9
123) 30.4
141) 334.4
143) 10.1
144) 20.3
151) 10.1
200) 10.1
201) 10.1
202) 91.2
Missing755 
TOTAL744100.0
353) Household type condensed (HHTYPE1)
TOTAL%
1) Married couple, no children22730.5
2) Single parent456.0
3) Other family, no children233.1
4) Single adult13818.5
5) Cohabiting couple, no children70.9
6) Non-family, no children101.3
8) Unsure, no children50.7
11) Married couple with children27436.8
13) Other family with children121.6
16) Non-family with children10.1
18) Unsure with children20.3
Missing755 
TOTAL744100.0
354) Number of family generations in household (FAMGEN)
TOTAL%
1) One generation36148.5
2) Two generations, children35147.2
3) Two generations, parents70.9
4) Two generations, grandchild(ren)70.9
5) Three generations, child(ren), grandchildren131.7
6) Three generations, child(ren), parent30.4
7) Four generations20.3
Missing755 
TOTAL744100.0
355) Respondent's relationship to head of household (RPLACE)
TOTAL%
1) Head of household42928.6
2) Spouse25216.8
3) Child (natural, adopted, step)412.7
4) Son-/daughter-in-law10.1
6) Parent/parent-in-law10.1
7) Other relative90.6
8) Non-relative110.7
9) No Answer75550.4
TOTAL1499100.0
356) Is respondent a visitor? (RVISITOR)
TOTAL%
1) Respondent is member of household74299.7
2) Respondent is visitor20.3
Missing755 
TOTAL744100.0
357) Number of visitors in household (VISITOR)
TOTAL%
0) No visitors73899.2
1) 1 visitor20.3
2) 2 visitors30.4
4) 4 visitors10.1
Missing755 
TOTAL744100.0
358) Date of interview (first digit is month, last two digits are date) (DATEINTV)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1499344.771503
359) Respondent's occupation (International Standard Classification Codes-1968) (See Note 12 on the ARDA Summary page for codes) (ISCO68)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL13525062.5722904
360) Occupation of respondent's father (International Standard Classification Codes-1968) (See Note 12 on the ARDA Summary page for codes) (PAISCO68)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL12906452.2432708
361) Occupation of respondent's spouse (International Standard Classification Codes-1968) (See Note 12 on the ARDA Summary page for codes) (SPISCO68)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL8815297.1482987
362) Birth cohort of respondent--actual year of birth (COHORT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL14991963.008510
363) Marriage cohort of the respondent--year of marriage (MARCOHRT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL12942000.154631
364) What is your date of birth? (only the month is coded here) (BIRTHMO)
TOTAL%
1) January1177.8
2) February1248.3
3) March1228.1
4) April1147.6
5) May1258.3
6) June1147.6
7) July1369.1
8) August1328.8
9) September1298.6
10) October1429.5
11) November1147.6
12) December1208.0
99) No answer100.7
TOTAL1499100.0
365) Astrological sign of respondent (ZODIAC)
TOTAL%
1) Aries1348.9
2) Taurus1147.6
3) Gemini1238.2
4) Cancer1308.7
5) Leo1228.1
6) Virgo1499.9
7) Libra1439.5
8) Scorpio1117.4
9) Sagittarius1097.3
10) Capricorn1127.5
11) Aquarius1238.2
12) Pisces1197.9
99) No answer100.7
TOTAL1499100.0
366) Weight for form variables (FORMWT)
TOTAL%
1) 1499100.0
TOTAL1499100.0
367) Sampling error code (SAMPCODE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1499152.39629
368) Sampling procedure and frame (SAMPLE)
TOTAL%
2) 1970 Sample Frame, Block Quota75550.4
3) 1970 Sample Frame, Full Probability74449.6
TOTAL1499100.0
369) Weight for Black oversamples (OVERSAMP)
TOTAL%
1) Not 1982/19871499100.0
TOTAL1499100.0
370) I-SEX: Respondent's sex (for use with online analysis) (I-SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Male66944.6
2) Female83055.4
TOTAL1499100.0
371) I-AGE: Respondent's age (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-AGE)
TOTAL%
1) 18-3042328.3
2) 31-4436024.1
3) 45-5932521.8
4) 60-7427318.3
5) 75+1127.5
Missing6 
TOTAL1493100.0
372) I-EDUC: Highest educational degree earned by respondent (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-EDUC)
TOTAL%
0) Less than high school52835.4
1) High school72848.8
2) Associate/Junior college241.6
3) Bachelor's15210.2
4) Graduate614.1
Missing6 
TOTAL1493100.0
373) I-RACE: Respondent's race (for use with online analysis) (I-RACE)
TOTAL%
1) White136190.8
2) Black1298.6
3) Other90.6
TOTAL1499100.0
374) I-RELIGION: What is your religious preference? Is it Protestant, Catholic, Jewish, some other religion, or no religion? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-RELIGION)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant95163.5
2) Catholic39026.1
3) Jewish271.8
4) None1147.6
5) Other151.0
Missing2 
TOTAL1497100.0
375) I-PARTYID: Generally speaking, do you usually think of yourself as a Republican, Democrat, Independent, or what? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-PARTYID)
TOTAL%
1) Democrat62842.0
2) Independent55337.0
3) Republican31020.7
4) Other40.3
Missing4 
TOTAL1495100.0
376) I-REGION: Region of interview (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-REGION)
TOTAL%
1) Northeast34022.7
2) Midwest42428.3
3) South48132.1
4) West25416.9
TOTAL1499100.0
377) I-ATTEND: How often do you attend religious services? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-ATTEND)
TOTAL%
0) Never19413.0
1) Less than once a month57138.3
2) Less than once a week29619.8
3) Weekly or more43128.9
Missing7 
TOTAL1492100.0