General Social Survey, 1988

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) Year of survey (YEAR)
TOTAL%
1988) 19881481100.0
TOTAL1481100.0
2) Respondent original ID Number (ID)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1481741428
3) Last week were you working full time, part time, going to school, keeping house, or what? (WRKSTAT)
TOTAL%
1) Working full time72849.2
2) Working part time16611.2
3) With a job, but not at work because of temporary illness, vacation, strike312.1
4) Unemployed, laid off, looking for work332.2
5) Retired21314.4
6) In school624.2
7) Keeping house23315.7
8) Other151.0
TOTAL1481100.0
4) If working, full or part time: How many hours did you work last week, at all jobs? (HRS1)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL89441.62114
5) If with a job, but not at work: How many hours a week do you usually work, at all jobs? (HR2)
TOTAL%
4) 13.2
6) 13.2
18) 26.5
24) 26.5
30) 26.5
36) 13.2
40) 1238.7
50) 26.5
52) 13.2
55) 13.2
60) 26.5
65) 13.2
99) No answer39.7
Missing1450 
TOTAL31100.0
6) If retired, in school, keeping house, or other: Did you ever work for as long as one year? (EVWORK)
TOTAL%
1) Yes43883.7
2) No8516.3
Missing958 
TOTAL523100.0
7) Respondent's occupation (see Note in Summary for codes) (OCC)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1394450.798284
8) Prestige of respondent's occupation (see Note in Summary for codes) (PRESTIGE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL139439.99514
9) (Are/Were) you self employed or (do/did) you work for someone else? (WRKSLF)
TOTAL%
1) Self-employed16311.7
2) Someone else122787.9
9) No answer60.4
Missing85 
TOTAL1396100.0
10) Respondent's industry (see Note in Summary for codes) (INDUSTRY)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1393584.668280
11) Respondent's occupation (see Note in Summary for codes) (OCC80)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1396384.905244
12) Prestige of respondent's occupation (see Note in Summary for codes) (PRESTG80)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL139442.21213
13) Respondent's industry (see Note in Summary for codes) (INDUS80)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1395569.293274
14) Are you currently -- married, widowed, divorced, separated, or have you never been married? (MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Married78853.2
2) Widowed16110.9
3) Divorced18612.6
4) Separated483.2
5) Never married29820.1
TOTAL1481100.0
15) How old were you when you first married? (AGEWED)
TOTAL%
13) 10.1
14) 40.3
15) 70.6
16) 383.2
17) 705.9
18) 13911.7
19) 13811.7
20) 12710.7
21) 14412.2
22) 927.8
23) 837.0
24) 665.6
25) 635.3
26) 453.8
27) 494.1
28) 282.4
29) 90.8
30) 191.6
31) 60.5
32) 110.9
33) 50.4
34) 20.2
35) 60.5
36) 30.3
37) 60.5
38) 20.2
39) 10.1
40) 20.2
41) 10.1
42) 10.1
43) 10.1
52) 10.1
61) 10.1
98) Don't know10.1
99) No answer110.9
Missing298 
TOTAL1183100.0
16) Asked only of those who are currently married or widowed: Have you ever been divorced or legally separated? (DIVORCE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes18219.2
2) No76180.2
9) No answer60.6
Missing532 
TOTAL949100.0
17) Have you ever been widowed? (WIDOWED)
TOTAL%
1) Yes323.1
2) No96394.2
9) No answer272.6
Missing459 
TOTAL1022100.0
18) Last week was your (wife/husband) working full time, part time, going to school, keeping house, or what? (SPWRKSTA)
TOTAL%
1) Working full time40951.9
2) Working part time708.9
3) With a job, but not at work because of temporary illness, vacation, strike141.8
4) Unemployed, laid off, looking for work151.9
5) Retired12816.2
6) In school70.9
7) Keeping house13617.3
8) Other70.9
9) No answer20.3
Missing693 
TOTAL788100.0
19) If spouse working, full or part time: How many hours did (he/she) work last week, at all jobs? (SPHRS1)
TOTAL%
0) 20.4
2) 10.2
6) 10.2
8) 30.6
10) 10.2
12) 10.2
15) 30.6
16) 91.9
18) 20.4
20) 112.3
21) 10.2
23) 10.2
24) 81.7
25) 40.8
27) 10.2
30) 214.4
32) 91.9
35) 81.7
36) 40.8
37) 20.4
38) 61.2
40) 20943.5
41) 10.2
42) 20.4
43) 61.2
44) 40.8
45) 194.0
46) 30.6
47) 20.4
48) 81.7
50) 459.4
52) 40.8
53) 10.2
54) 40.8
55) 91.9
56) 20.4
58) 10.2
60) 387.9
62) 20.4
65) 10.2
70) 61.2
71) 20.4
72) 10.2
75) 30.6
80) 10.2
98) Don't know10.2
99) No answer71.5
Missing1000 
TOTAL481100.0
20) If spouse with job, but not at work: How many hours a week does (he/she) usually work, at all jobs? (SPHRS2)
TOTAL%
20) 318.8
25) 16.3
37) 16.3
40) 743.8
50) 212.5
99) 212.5
Missing1465 
TOTAL16100.0
21) If spouse retired, in school, keeping house, or other: Did (he/she) ever work for as long as one year? (SPEVWORK)
TOTAL%
1) Yes22781.1
2) No4917.5
9) No answer41.4
Missing1201 
TOTAL280100.0
22) Occupation of respondent's spouse (see Note in Summary for codes) (SPOCC)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL736432.514272
23) Prestige of respondent's spouse's occupation (see Note in Summary for codes) (SPPRES)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL73641.64714
24) Spouse's employment status (SPWRKSLF)
TOTAL%
1) Self-employed10313.9
2) Someone else63085.3
8) Don't know20.3
9) No answer40.5
Missing742 
TOTAL739100.0
25) Spouse's industry (see Note in Summary for codes) (SPIND)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL734563.744279
26) Respondent's spouse's occupation (see Note in Summary for codes) (SPOCC80)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL739384.66254
27) Prestige of respondent's spouse's occupation (see Note in Summary for codes) (SPPRS80)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL73643.59613
28) Respondent's spouse's industry (see Note in Summary for codes) (SPIND80)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL739557.896273
29) 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 in Summary for codes) (PAOCC16)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1259504.816264
30) Prestige of father's occupation (while respondent was growing up) (see Note in Summary for codes) (PAPRES16)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL125940.53113
31) 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-employed39931.3
2) Someone else86267.7
8) Don't know30.2
9) No answer100.8
Missing207 
TOTAL1274100.0
32) Father's industry (while respondent was growing up) (see Note in Summary for codes) (PAIND16)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1255391.697327
33) Respondent's father's occupation (see Note in Summary for codes) (PAOCC80)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1274449.633273
34) Prestige of father's occupation (see Note in Summary for codes) (DADPRS80)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL125942.69412
35) Respondent's father's industry (see Note in Summary for codes) (PAIND80)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1268394.099317
36) 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) 634.3
1) 22615.3
2) 29219.7
3) 21614.6
4) 17011.5
5) 1359.1
6) 855.7
7) 865.8
8) 614.1
9) 432.9
10) 342.3
11) 231.6
12) 100.7
13) 90.6
14) 60.4
15) 40.3
16) 40.3
18) 20.1
19) 20.1
26) 10.1
98) Don't know50.3
99) No answer40.3
TOTAL1481100.0
37) 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) None39526.7
1) One23916.1
2) Two35824.2
3) Three20814.0
4) Four1359.1
5) Five714.8
6) Six382.6
7) Seven130.9
8) Eight or more231.6
9) No answer10.1
TOTAL1481100.0
38) Respondent's age (AGE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL148145.51919
39) 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 schooling10.1
1) 1st grade10.1
2) 2nd grade10.1
3) 3rd grade60.4
4) 4th grade120.8
5) 5th grade120.8
6) 6th grade231.6
7) 7th grade271.8
8) 8th grade755.1
9) 9th grade583.9
10) 10th grade714.8
11) 11th grade1047.0
12) 12th grade45530.7
13) 1 year of college1248.4
14) 2 years of college15810.7
15) 3 years of college664.5
16) 4 years of college16411.1
17) 5 years of college322.2
18) 6 years of college422.8
19) 7 years of college181.2
20) 8 years of college281.9
98) Don't know30.2
TOTAL1481100.0
40) What is the highest grade in elementary school or high school that your father (or substitute father) finished and got credit for? (PAEDUC)
TOTAL%
0) No formal schooling281.9
1) 1st grade10.1
2) 2nd grade110.7
3) 3rd grade412.8
4) 4th grade241.6
5) 5th grade332.2
6) 6th grade594.0
7) 7th grade261.8
8) 8th grade18312.4
9) 9th grade392.6
10) 10th grade493.3
11) 11th grade302.0
12) 12th grade29119.6
13) 1 year of college332.2
14) 2 years of college432.9
15) 3 years of college110.7
16) 4 years of college946.3
17) 5 years of college100.7
18) 6 years of college281.9
19) 7 years of college40.3
20) 8 years of college271.8
97) Not applicable18912.8
98) Don't know20814.0
99) No answer191.3
TOTAL1481100.0
41) What is the highest grade in elementary school or high school that your mother (substitute mother) finished and got credit for? (MAEDUC)
TOTAL%
0) No formal schooling362.4
1) 1st grade20.1
2) 2nd grade60.4
3) 3rd grade281.9
4) 4th grade281.9
5) 5th grade231.6
6) 6th grade483.2
7) 7th grade302.0
8) 8th grade17611.9
9) 9th grade432.9
10) 10th grade664.5
11) 11th grade483.2
12) 12th grade47031.7
13) 1 year of college563.8
14) 2 years of college795.3
15) 3 years of college151.0
16) 4 years of college745.0
17) 5 years of college40.3
18) 6 years of college80.5
19) 7 years of college30.2
20) 8 years of college60.4
97) Not applicable372.5
98) Don't know17712.0
99) No answer181.2
TOTAL1481100.0
42) What is the highest grade in elementary or high school that your (husband/wife) finished and got credit for? (SPOUSEED)
TOTAL%
0) No formal schooling30.2
2) 2nd grade20.1
3) 3rd grade60.4
4) 4th grade20.1
5) 5th grade60.4
6) 6th grade70.5
7) 7th grade100.7
8) 8th grade342.3
9) 9th grade211.4
10) 10th grade322.2
11) 11th grade443.0
12) 12th grade29920.2
13) 1 year of college533.6
14) 2 years of college906.1
15) 3 years of college292.0
16) 4 years of college815.5
17) 5 years of college171.1
18) 6 years of college261.8
19) 7 years of college90.6
20) 8 years of college140.9
97) Not applicable69346.8
98) Don't know30.2
TOTAL1481100.0
43) Highest educational degree earned by respondent (DEGREE)
TOTAL%
0) Less than high school36224.4
1) High school78553.0
2) Associate/Junior college654.4
3) Bachelor's17912.1
4) Graduate896.0
9) No answer10.1
TOTAL1481100.0
44) Highest educational degree of respondent's father (PADEG)
TOTAL%
0) Less than high school64843.8
1) High school37825.5
2) Associate/Junior college130.9
3) Bachelor's835.6
4) Graduate745.0
7) Not applicable18912.8
8) Don't know916.1
9) No answer50.3
TOTAL1481100.0
45) Highest educational degree of respondent's mother (MADEG)
TOTAL%
0) Less than high school64743.7
1) High school59440.1
2) Associate/Junior college281.9
3) Bachelor's704.7
4) Graduate191.3
7) Not applicable372.5
8) Don't know835.6
9) No answer30.2
TOTAL1481100.0
46) Highest educational degree of respondent's spouse (SPDEG)
TOTAL%
0) Less than high school15010.1
1) High school46331.3
2) Associate/Junior college302.0
3) Bachelor's855.7
4) Graduate573.8
7) Not applicable69346.8
8) Don't know30.2
TOTAL1481100.0
47) Respondent's sex (SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Male63843.1
2) Female84356.9
TOTAL1481100.0
48) Respondent's race (RACE)
TOTAL%
1) White123483.3
2) Black18612.6
3) Other614.1
TOTAL1481100.0
49) Which of the categories on this card comes closest to the type of place you were living in when you were 16 years old? (Open country, farm, small city or town, medium size city, suburb near large city, large city) (RES16)
TOTAL%
1) In open country but not on a farm17211.6
2) On a farm25217.0
3) In a small city or town (under 50,000)47732.2
4) In a medium-size city (50,000 250,000)21714.7
5) In a suburb near a large city1429.6
6) In a large city (over 250,000)21914.8
9) No answer20.1
TOTAL1481100.0
50) In what state or foreign country were you living when you were 16 years old? (REG16)
TOTAL%
1) New England835.9
2) Middle Atlantic22015.7
3) East North Central28820.5
4) West North Central15511.0
5) South Atlantic22015.7
6) East South Central1107.8
7) West South Central1329.4
8) Mountain745.3
9) Pacific1238.8
Missing76 
TOTAL1405100.0
51) When you were 16 years old, were you living in this same (city/town/county)? (MOBILE16)
TOTAL%
1) Same state, same city59640.2
2) Same state, different city37225.1
3) Different state49733.6
8) Don't know10.1
9) No answer151.0
TOTAL1481100.0
52) 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%
1) Both own mother and father107273.8
2) Father and stepmother271.9
3) Mother and stepfather926.3
4) Father only362.5
5) Mother only17111.8
6) Some other male relative (no female head)10.1
7) Some other female relative (no male head)181.2
8) Other arrangement with relatives (e.g., aunt and uncle, grand-parents)362.5
Missing28 
TOTAL1453100.0
53) If not living with both own mother and father: What happened? (FAMDIF16)
TOTAL%
1) One or both parents died15738.4
2) Parents divorced or separated18344.7
3) Father absent in armed forces10.2
4) One or both parents in institution10.2
5) Other4410.8
8) Don't know92.2
9) No answer143.4
Missing1072 
TOTAL409100.0
54) Did your mother ever work for pay for as long as a year, after she was married? (MAWORK)
TOTAL%
1) Yes84263.1
2) No46234.6
8) Don't know292.2
9) No answer20.1
Missing146 
TOTAL1335100.0
55) Did she work as long as a year after you were born and before you started first grade? (MAWKBORN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes37444.3
2) No43050.9
8) Don't know364.3
9) No answer40.5
Missing637 
TOTAL844100.0
56) 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 average1147.7
2) Below average34923.6
3) Average74750.4
4) Above average22915.5
5) Far above average231.6
8) Don't know140.9
9) No answer50.3
TOTAL1481100.0
57) Were you born in this country? (BORN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes138693.6
2) No956.4
TOTAL1481100.0
58) Were both your parents born in this country?) (PARBORN)
TOTAL%
0) Both born in US123583.4
1) Mother yes, father no463.1
2) Mother no, father yes261.8
3) Mother yes, father don't know30.2
5) Mother don't know, father yes10.1
6) Mother don't know, father no10.1
7) Mother don't know, father don't know20.1
8) Neither born in US16311.0
9) No answer40.3
TOTAL1481100.0
59) Were all of your four grandparents born in this country? IF NO: How many were born outside the United States? (GRANBORN)
TOTAL%
0) None81058.8
1) One926.7
2) Two15711.4
3) Three413.0
4) Four26219.0
8) Don't know130.9
9) No answer30.2
Missing103 
TOTAL1378100.0
60) Number of household members (HOMPOP)
TOTAL%
1) 32822.1
2) 51835.0
3) 25016.9
4) 23215.7
5) 1006.8
6) 372.5
7) 100.7
8) 30.2
9) 30.2
TOTAL1481100.0
61) Number of members under 6 (BABIES)
TOTAL%
0) None120081.0
1) One20213.6
2) Two583.9
3) Three100.7
9) No answer110.7
TOTAL1481100.0
62) Number of members 6 to 12 years (PRETEEN)
TOTAL%
0) None116778.8
1) One19613.2
2) Two785.3
3) Three251.7
4) Four30.2
9) No answer120.8
TOTAL1481100.0
63) Number of members 13 to 17 years old (TEENS)
TOTAL%
0) None125284.5
1) One16811.3
2) Two473.2
3) Three80.5
9) No answer60.4
TOTAL1481100.0
64) Number of members over 17 years old (ADULTS)
TOTAL%
1) One44129.8
2) Two84056.7
3) Three14910.1
4) Four422.8
5) Five40.3
6) Six40.3
7) Seven10.1
TOTAL1481100.0
65) How many persons in the household are not related to you in any way? (UNRELAT)
TOTAL%
0) None103489.7
1) One948.2
2) Two181.6
3) Three30.3
5) Five20.2
7) Seven10.1
9) No Answer10.1
Missing328 
TOTAL1153100.0
66) 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) None27518.6
1) One56037.8
2) Two45230.5
3) Three1379.3
4) Four342.3
5) Five90.6
6) Six40.3
9) No answer100.7
TOTAL1481100.0
67) In which of these groups did your total family income, from all sources, fall last year before taxes, that is? (INCOME)
TOTAL%
1) Under $1,000201.4
2) $1,000-2,999251.7
3) $3,000-3,999231.6
4) $4,000-4,999402.7
5) $5,000-5,999422.8
6) $6,000-6,999352.4
7) $7,000-7,999422.8
8) $8,000-9,999543.6
9) $10,000-14,99916411.1
10) $15,000-19,9991248.4
11) $20,000-24,9991399.4
12) 25,000 or over64943.8
13) Refused654.4
98) Don't know563.8
99) No answer30.2
TOTAL1481100.0
68) 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 $1,000343.4
2) $1,000-2,999535.3
3) $3,000-3,999444.4
4) $4,000-4,999212.1
5) $5,000-5,999262.6
6) $6,000-6,999282.8
7) $7,000-7,999353.5
8) $8,000-9,999404.0
9) $10,000-14,99914714.6
10) $15,000-19,99911711.6
11) 20K-2499912112.0
12) $25,000 or over27927.7
13) Refused444.4
98) Don't know50.5
99) No answer141.4
Missing473 
TOTAL1008100.0
69) In which of these groups did your total family income, from all sources, fall last year before taxes, that is? (Family income on 1986-1990 surveys.) (INCOME86)
TOTAL%
1) Under $1,000201.4
2) $1,000-2,999251.7
3) $3,000-3,999231.6
4) $4,000-4,999402.7
5) $5,000-5,999422.8
6) $6,000-6,999352.4
7) $7,000-7,999422.8
8) $8,000-9,999543.6
9) $10,000-12,499835.6
10) $12,500-14,999815.5
11) $15,000-17,499684.6
12) $17,500-19,999563.8
13) $20,000-22,499664.5
14) $22,500-24,999734.9
15) $25,000-29,9991167.8
16) $30,000-34,9991208.1
17) $35,000-39,999926.2
18) $40,000-49,9991248.4
19) $50,000-59,999775.2
20) $60,000 to over1208.1
21) Refused654.4
98) Don't know563.8
99) No answer30.2
TOTAL1481100.0
70) In which of these groups did your earnings from (stated occupation) for last year fall? That is, before taxes or other deductions. (Respondent's income on 1986-90 surveys.) (RINCOM86)
TOTAL%
1) Under $1,000343.4
2) $1,000-2,999535.3
3) $3,000-3,999444.4
4) $4,000-4,999212.1
5) $5,000-5,999262.6
6) $6,000-6,999282.8
7) $7,000-7,999353.5
8) $8,000-9,999404.0
9) $10,000-12,499848.3
10) $12,500-14,999636.3
11) $15,000-17,499686.7
12) $17,500-19,999494.9
13) $20,000-22,499505.0
14) $22,500-24,999717.0
15) $25,000-29,999838.2
16) $30,000-34,999616.1
17) $35,000-39,999383.8
18) $40,000-49,999505.0
19) $50,000-59,999212.1
20) $60,000 to over262.6
21) Refused444.4
98) Don't know50.5
99) No answer141.4
Missing473 
TOTAL1008100.0
71) Region of interview (REGION)
TOTAL%
1) New England805.4
2) Middle Atlantic20914.1
3) East North Central26818.1
4) West North Central1399.4
5) South Atlantic26517.9
6) East South Central1057.1
7) West South Central1349.0
8) Mountain1057.1
9) Pacific17611.9
TOTAL1481100.0
72) Norc size of place (see Note 5 in Summary for codes) (XNORCSIZ)
TOTAL%
1) 21814.7
2) 18512.5
3) 36024.3
4) 1147.7
5) 724.9
6) 17111.5
7) 906.1
8) 614.1
9) 714.8
10) 1399.4
TOTAL1481100.0
73) 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 6 in Summary for codes) (SRCBELT)
TOTAL%
1) 1157.8
2) 17011.5
3) 17411.7
4) 30920.9
5) 54736.9
6) 16611.2
TOTAL1481100.0
74) Size of place in thousands (SIZE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1481331.8981156
75) Respondent's Occupational Relationship with Data (see Note in Summary for codes) (DOTDATA)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1388351.748208
76) Respondent's Occupational Relationship with People (see Note in Summary for codes) (DOTPEOP)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1388638.483182
77) Respondent's Occupational Relationship with Things (see Note in Summary for codes) (DOTTHNG)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1388590.982257
78) Respondent's Occupational General Educational Development (DOTGED)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1388374.83495
79) Respondent's Occupational Specific Vocation Preparation (DOTSVP)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1388538.434172
80) Respondent's Occupational Prestige (DOTPRES)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1388411.078149
81) Spouse's Occupational Relationship with Data (see Note in Summary for codes) (SPDOTDAT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL732345.399208
82) Spouse's Occupational Relationship with People (see Note in Summary for codes) (SPDOTPEO)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL732627.637195
83) Spouse's Occupational Relationship with Things (see Note in Summary for codes) (SPDOTTHN)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL732577.385260
84) Spouse's Occupational General Educational Development (SPDOTGED)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL732376.0695
85) Spouse's Occupation Specific Vocation Preparation (SPDOTSVP)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL732547.907170
86) Spouse's Occupational Prestige (SPDOTPRE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL732419.122147
87) Father's Occupational Relationship with Data (see Note in Summary for codes) (PADOTDAT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1239323.303217
88) Father's Occupational Relationship with People (see Note in Summary for codes) (PADOTPEO)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1239678.562182
89) Father's Occupational Relationship with Things (see Note in Summary for codes) (PADOTTHN)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1239436.161268
90) Father's Occupational General Educational Development (PADOTGED)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1239373.72295
91) Father's Occupation Specific Vocation Preparation (PADOTSVP)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1239583.627162
92) Father's Occupational Prestige (PADOTPRE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1239391.355142
93) Generally speaking, do you usually think of yourself as a Republican, Democrat, Independent, or what? (PARTYID)
TOTAL%
0) Strong Democrat23615.9
1) Not very strong Democrat31321.1
2) Independent, close to Democrat18012.2
3) Independent (Neither, No response)18612.6
4) Independent, close to Republican1409.5
5) Not very strong Republican27518.6
6) Strong Republican1469.9
7) Other party, refused to say50.3
TOTAL1481100.0
94) In 1984, you remember that Mondale ran for President on the Democratic ticket against Reagan for the Republicans. Do you remember for sure whether or not you voted in that election? (VOTE84)
TOTAL%
1) Voted90561.1
2) Did not vote41628.1
3) Ineligible1177.9
4) Refused50.3
8) Don't know/Can't remember362.4
9) No answer20.1
TOTAL1481100.0
95) If voted: Did you vote for Mondale or Reagan (PRES84)
TOTAL%
1) Mondale31034.1
2) Reagan54660.1
3) Other candidate111.2
4) Refused70.8
5) Didn't vote for President50.6
8) Don't know232.5
9) No answer70.8
Missing572 
TOTAL909100.0
96) If did not vote or ineligible: Who would you have voted for, for President, if you had voted? (IF84WHO)
TOTAL%
1) Mondale15628.9
2) Reagan25046.4
3) Other387.1
8) Don't Know/Can't remember8816.3
9) No Answer71.3
Missing942 
TOTAL539100.0
97) 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 liberal342.3
2) Liberal17611.9
3) Slightly liberal18912.8
4) Moderate, middle of the road51434.7
5) Slightly conservative24616.6
6) Conservative22515.2
7) Extremely conservative322.2
8) Don't know563.8
9) No answer90.6
TOTAL1481100.0
98) Spending on the space exploration program (NATSPAC)
TOTAL%
1) Too little12717.7
2) About right30041.8
3) Too much24634.3
8) Don't know415.7
9) No answer40.6
Missing763 
TOTAL718100.0
99) Spending on improving and protecting the environment (NATENVIR)
TOTAL%
1) Too little46464.6
2) About right18826.2
3) Too much334.6
8) Don't know294.0
9) No answer40.6
Missing763 
TOTAL718100.0
100) Spending on improving and protecting the nation's health (NATHEAL)
TOTAL%
1) Too little47165.6
2) About right19827.6
3) Too much233.2
8) Don't know223.1
9) No answer40.6
Missing763 
TOTAL718100.0
101) Spending on solving the problems of the big cities (NATCITY)
TOTAL%
1) Too little32745.5
2) About right20929.1
3) Too much7210.0
8) Don't know10514.6
9) No answer50.7
Missing763 
TOTAL718100.0
102) Spending on halting the rising crime rate (NATCRIME)
TOTAL%
1) Too little48667.7
2) About right16523.0
3) Too much283.9
8) Don't know334.6
9) No answer60.8
Missing763 
TOTAL718100.0
103) Spending on dealing with drug addiction (NATDRUG)
TOTAL%
1) Too little48868.0
2) About right17424.2
3) Too much294.0
8) Don't know223.1
9) No answer50.7
Missing763 
TOTAL718100.0
104) Spending on improving the nation's education system (NATEDUC)
TOTAL%
1) Too little45463.2
2) About right20829.0
3) Too much263.6
8) Don't know233.2
9) No answer71.0
Missing763 
TOTAL718100.0
105) Spending on improving the conditions of Blacks (NATRACE)
TOTAL%
1) Too little24834.5
2) About right29340.8
3) Too much11415.9
8) Don't know598.2
9) No answer40.6
Missing763 
TOTAL718100.0
106) Spending on the military, armaments and defense (NATARMS)
TOTAL%
1) Too little11315.7
2) About right28539.7
3) Too much27438.2
8) Don't know405.6
9) No answer60.8
Missing763 
TOTAL718100.0
107) Spending on foreign aid (NATAID)
TOTAL%
1) Too little365.0
2) About right15822.0
3) Too much48567.5
8) Don't know365.0
9) No answer30.4
Missing763 
TOTAL718100.0
108) Spending on welfare (NATFARE)
TOTAL%
1) Too little16222.6
2) About right22631.5
3) Too much29741.4
8) Don't know243.3
9) No answer91.3
Missing763 
TOTAL718100.0
109) Spending on highways and bridges (NATROAD)
TOTAL%
1) Too little52735.6
2) About right75851.2
3) Too much1117.5
8) Don't know634.3
9) No answer221.5
TOTAL1481100.0
110) Spending on Social Security (NATSOC)
TOTAL%
1) Too little77252.1
2) About right55337.3
3) Too much815.5
8) Don't know614.1
9) No answer140.9
TOTAL1481100.0
111) Spending on mass transportation (NATMASS)
TOTAL%
1) Too little41127.8
2) About right72148.7
3) Too much1459.8
8) Don't know18212.3
9) No answer221.5
TOTAL1481100.0
112) Spending on parks and recreation (NATPARKS)
TOTAL%
1) Too little42128.4
2) About right89460.4
3) Too much815.5
8) Don't know724.9
9) No answer130.9
TOTAL1481100.0
113) Spending on space exploration (NATSPACY)
TOTAL%
1) Too little14719.3
2) About right27235.6
3) Too much28437.2
8) Don't know516.7
9) No answer91.2
Missing718 
TOTAL763100.0
114) Spending on the environment (NATENVIY)
TOTAL%
1) Too little48363.3
2) About right18924.8
3) Too much344.5
8) Don't know445.8
9) No answer131.7
Missing718 
TOTAL763100.0
115) Spending on health (NATHEALY)
TOTAL%
1) Too little51467.4
2) About right17923.5
3) Too much395.1
8) Don't know222.9
9) No answer91.2
Missing718 
TOTAL763100.0
116) Spending on assistance to big cities (NATCITYY)
TOTAL%
1) Too little16121.1
2) About right25833.8
3) Too much21327.9
8) Don't know12115.9
9) No answer101.3
Missing718 
TOTAL763100.0
117) Spending on law enforcement (NATCRIMY)
TOTAL%
1) Too little40953.6
2) About right27335.8
3) Too much425.5
8) Don't know283.7
9) No answer111.4
Missing718 
TOTAL763100.0
118) Spending on drug rehabilitation (NATDRUGY)
TOTAL%
1) Too little42956.2
2) About right21728.4
3) Too much638.3
8) Don't know455.9
9) No answer91.2
Missing718 
TOTAL763100.0
119) Spending on education (NATEDUCY)
TOTAL%
1) Too little51767.8
2) About right19125.0
3) Too much354.6
8) Don't know121.6
9) No answer81.0
Missing718 
TOTAL763100.0
120) Spending on assistance to Blacks (NATRACEY)
TOTAL%
1) Too little19125.0
2) About right30139.4
3) Too much17122.4
8) Don't know9011.8
9) No answer101.3
Missing718 
TOTAL763100.0
121) Spending on national defense (NATARMSY)
TOTAL%
1) Too little13417.6
2) About right29138.1
3) Too much27736.3
8) Don't know516.7
9) No answer101.3
Missing718 
TOTAL763100.0
122) Spending on assistance to other countries (NATAIDY)
TOTAL%
1) Too little344.5
2) About right14218.6
3) Too much54871.8
8) Don't know263.4
9) No answer131.7
Missing718 
TOTAL763100.0
123) Spending on assistance to the poor (NATFAREY)
TOTAL%
1) Too little51066.8
2) About right17222.5
3) Too much526.8
8) Don't know182.4
9) No answer111.4
Missing718 
TOTAL763100.0
124) Respondents asked to place themselves on a scale: From 1) Government should do something to reduce income differences between rich and poor; to 7) Government should not concern itself with income differences. (EQWLTH)
TOTAL%
1) Government should 119319.4
2) 2959.5
3) 318018.1
4) 419719.8
5) 512112.1
6) 6757.5
7) Government should not 711211.2
8) Don't know212.1
9) No answer30.3
Missing484 
TOTAL997100.0
125) 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 high53354.6
2) About right38038.9
3) Too low101.0
4) R pays no income tax191.9
8) Don't know333.4
9) No answer20.2
Missing504 
TOTAL977100.0
126) 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 speak68169.7
2) Not allowed28028.7
8) Don't know151.5
9) No answer10.1
Missing504 
TOTAL977100.0
127) 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 teach44245.2
5) Not allowed50251.4
8) Don't know313.2
9) No answer20.2
Missing504 
TOTAL977100.0
128) 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) Favor33033.8
2) Not favor62263.7
8) Don't know202.0
9) No answer50.5
Missing504 
TOTAL977100.0
129) 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 speak59661.0
2) Not allowed35636.4
8) Don't know222.3
9) No answer30.3
Missing504 
TOTAL977100.0
130) 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 teach40441.4
5) Not allowed53654.9
8) Don't know343.5
9) No answer30.3
Missing504 
TOTAL977100.0
131) 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) Favor34235.0
2) Not favor60361.7
8) Don't know303.1
9) No answer20.2
Missing504 
TOTAL977100.0
132) 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 speak58860.2
2) Not allowed36537.4
8) Don't know232.4
9) No answer10.1
Missing504 
TOTAL977100.0
133) Suppose an admitted Communist is teaching in a college. Should he be fired, or not? (COLCOM)
TOTAL%
4) Yes, fired45646.7
5) Not fired46447.5
8) Don't know535.4
9) No answer40.4
Missing504 
TOTAL977100.0
134) 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) Favor36537.4
2) Not favor57959.3
8) Don't know303.1
9) No answer30.3
Missing504 
TOTAL977100.0
135) 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 speak54355.6
2) Not allowed39940.8
8) Don't know303.1
9) No answer50.5
Missing504 
TOTAL977100.0
136) 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 teach36237.1
5) Not allowed57558.9
8) Don't know343.5
9) No answer60.6
Missing504 
TOTAL977100.0
137) Suppose 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) Favor38339.2
2) Not favor55156.4
8) Don't know363.7
9) No answer70.7
Missing504 
TOTAL977100.0
138) 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 speak68169.7
2) Not allowed25726.3
8) Don't know373.8
9) No answer20.2
Missing504 
TOTAL977100.0
139) Should an admitted homosexual be allowed to teach in a college or university, or not? (COLHOMO)
TOTAL%
4) Yes, allowed to teach55256.5
5) Not allowed37538.4
8) Don't know454.6
9) No answer50.5
Missing504 
TOTAL977100.0
140) 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) Favor35035.8
2) Not favor58960.3
8) Don't know353.6
9) No answer30.3
Missing504 
TOTAL977100.0
141) Do you favor or oppose the death penalty for persons convicted of murder? (CAPPUN)
TOTAL%
1) Favor104570.6
2) Oppose32822.1
8) Don't know1026.9
9) No answer60.4
TOTAL1481100.0
142) 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) Favor71773.4
2) Oppose23023.5
8) Don't know262.7
9) No answer40.4
Missing504 
TOTAL977100.0
143) In general, do you think the courts in this area deal too harshly or not harshly enough with criminals? (COURTS)
TOTAL%
1) Too harshly573.8
2) Not harshly enough120481.3
3) About right1459.8
8) Don't know714.8
9) No answer40.3
TOTAL1481100.0
144) Everything considered, would you say that, in general, you approve or disapprove of wiretapping? (WIRTAP)
TOTAL%
1) Approve20020.2
2) Disapprove72773.6
8) No opinion565.7
9) No answer50.5
Missing493 
TOTAL988100.0
145) Do you think the use of marijuana should be made legal or not? (GRASS)
TOTAL%
1) Should17117.2
2) Should not78478.6
8) Don't know383.8
9) No answer40.4
Missing484 
TOTAL997100.0
146) Do you expect the United States to fight in another world war within the next ten years? (USWARY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes39439.9
2) No55556.2
8) Don't know383.8
9) No answer10.1
Missing493 
TOTAL988100.0
147) 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 part63664.4
2) Stay out31031.4
8) Don't know363.6
9) No answer60.6
Missing493 
TOTAL988100.0
148) 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 belong77178.0
2) Pull out now15515.7
8) Don't know606.1
9) No answer20.2
Missing493 
TOTAL988100.0
149) 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 all46647.7
2) It's bad, but no worse than some others30531.3
3) It's all right for some countries15616.0
4) It's a good form of government191.9
8) Don't know252.6
9) No answer50.5
Missing505 
TOTAL976100.0
150) Rating: Russia (RUSSIA)
TOTAL%
0) +5 Like272.9
1) +4222.4
2) +3879.4
3) +210110.9
4) +119921.4
5) -110211.0
6) -2525.6
7) -3889.5
8) -4394.2
9) -5 Dislike21322.9
Missing551 
TOTAL930100.0
151) Rating: Japan (JAPAN)
TOTAL%
0) +5 Like828.8
1) +4838.9
2) +318219.5
3) +213614.6
4) +118519.8
5) -1859.1
6) -2444.7
7) -3515.5
8) -4181.9
9) -5 Dislike687.3
Missing547 
TOTAL934100.0
152) Rating: Canada (CANADA)
TOTAL%
0) +5 Like42845.2
1) +419720.8
2) +313614.4
3) +2818.6
4) +1727.6
5) -1121.3
6) -250.5
7) -370.7
8) -420.2
9) -5 Dislike60.6
Missing535 
TOTAL946100.0
153) Rating: China (CHINA)
TOTAL%
0) +5 Like647.0
1) +4687.5
2) +313514.8
3) +212513.7
4) +124927.3
5) -111412.5
6) -2505.5
7) -3242.6
8) -4252.7
9) -5 Dislike576.3
Missing570 
TOTAL911100.0
154) Rating: Israel (ISRAEL)
TOTAL%
0) +5 Like9610.5
1) +4606.6
2) +310111.1
3) +29110.0
4) +115517.0
5) -113014.3
6) -2778.5
7) -3778.5
8) -4303.3
9) -5 Dislike9410.3
Missing570 
TOTAL911100.0
155) Rating: Egypt (EGYPT)
TOTAL%
0) +5 Like586.6
1) +4505.7
2) +310712.2
3) +29811.1
4) +122825.9
5) -113715.6
6) -2637.2
7) -3586.6
8) -4202.3
9) -5 Dislike606.8
Missing602 
TOTAL879100.0
156) What is your religious preference? Is it Protestant, Catholic, Jewish, some other religion, or no religion? (RELIG)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant90661.2
2) Catholic38425.9
3) Jewish302.0
4) None1188.0
5) Other422.8
99) No answer10.1
TOTAL1481100.0
157) If Protestant: What specific denomination is that, if any (DENOM)
TOTAL%
10) American Baptist Assoc.293.2
11) American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A.101.1
12) National Baptist Convention of America30.3
13) National Baptist Convention, U.S.A., Inc.50.6
14) Southern Baptist Convention15316.9
15) Other Baptist Churches424.6
18) Baptist, Don't know which727.9
20) African Methodist Episcopal Church50.6
21) African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church10.1
22) United Methodist Church10912.0
23) Other Methodist Churches91.0
28) Methodist, Don't know which151.7
30) American Lutheran Church151.7
31) Lutheran Church in America121.3
32) Lutheran Church Missouri Synod192.1
33) Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod30.3
34) Other Lutheran Churches60.7
35) Evangelical Lutheran60.7
38) Lutheran, Don't know which131.4
40) Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.121.3
41) United Presbyterian Churches252.8
42) Other Presbyterian Churches70.8
48) Presbyterian, Don't know which192.1
50) Episcopal313.4
60) Other21623.8
70) No Denomination given or Non-Denominational657.2
98) Don't know10.1
99) No answer40.4
Missing574 
TOTAL907100.0
158) Other Protestant denominations (see Note in Summary for codes) (OTHER)
TOTAL%
12) 219.5
14) 31.4
18) 20.9
20) 20.9
23) 10.5
27) 20.9
31) 52.3
32) 20.9
33) 10.5
35) 209.1
36) 94.1
40) 94.1
42) 10.5
43) 10.5
44) 52.3
45) 20.9
51) 62.7
52) 20.9
53) 20.9
54) 20.9
56) 62.7
58) 83.6
59) 198.6
60) 20.9
61) 10.5
64) 125.5
65) 83.6
67) 10.5
68) 2310.5
69) 10.5
70) 10.5
71) 31.4
74) 10.5
75) 10.5
77) 41.8
78) 31.4
80) 20.9
81) 62.7
93) 10.5
95) 20.9
96) 10.5
97) 20.9
100) 10.5
102) 10.5
103) 10.5
107) 10.5
116) 20.9
132) 10.5
999) 73.2
Missing1261 
TOTAL220100.0
159) If Jewish: Do you consider yourself Orthodox, Conservative, Reform or none of these? (JEW)
TOTAL%
1) Orthodox13.2
2) Conservative1651.6
3) Reform1032.3
4) None of these39.7
9) No answer13.2
Missing1450 
TOTAL31100.0
160) Fundamentalism/liberalism of respondent's religion (FUND)
TOTAL%
1) Fundamentalist50534.1
2) Moderate55137.2
3) Liberal37025.0
9) No answer553.7
TOTAL1481100.0
161) How often do you attend religious services? (ATTEND)
TOTAL%
0) Never25417.2
1) Less than once a year1087.3
2) About once or twice a year16811.3
3) Several times a year19413.1
4) About once a month1167.8
5) 2-3 times a month1439.7
6) Nearly every week1097.4
7) Every week27718.7
8) Several times a week1097.4
9) Don't know, No answer30.2
TOTAL1481100.0
162) When you were growing up, how often did your mother (mother substitute) attend religious services? (MAATTEND)
TOTAL%
0) Never1258.7
1) Less than once a year332.3
2) About once or twice a year916.4
3) Several times a year1248.7
4) About once a month956.6
5) 2-3 times a month1158.0
6) Nearly every week15510.8
7) Every week54738.2
8) Several times a week1309.1
9) Don't know, No answer181.3
Missing48 
TOTAL1433100.0
163) When you were growing up, how often did your father (father substitute) attend religious services? (PAATTEND)
TOTAL%
0) Never25319.8
1) Less than once a year705.5
2) About once or twice a year1239.6
3) Several times a year886.9
4) About once a month725.6
5) 2-3 times a month705.5
6) Nearly every week1048.1
7) Every week39731.0
8) Several times a week846.6
9) Don't know, No answer181.4
Missing202 
TOTAL1279100.0
164) How often does your (husband/wife) attend religious services? (SPATTEND)
TOTAL%
0) Never14818.8
1) Less than once a year476.0
2) About once or twice a year8110.3
3) Several times a year9111.5
4) About once a month506.3
5) 2-3 times a month577.2
6) Nearly every week577.2
7) Every week18723.7
8) Several times a week668.4
9) Don't know, No answer40.5
Missing693 
TOTAL788100.0
165) Would you call yourself a strong (stated religious preference) or a not very strong (stated religious preference). (RELITEN)
TOTAL%
1) Strong49933.7
2) Not very strong54937.1
3) Somewhat strong15010.1
4) No religion1188.0
8) Don't know40.3
9) No answer16110.9
TOTAL1481100.0
166) Do you believe there is a life after death? (POSTLIFE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes108973.5
2) No28219.0
8) Undecided1097.4
9) No answer10.1
TOTAL1481100.0
167) After life scale: From 1) A life like the one here on earth only better; to 7) A life without many things which make our present life enjoyable. (LIKEDIFF)
TOTAL%
1) 1-Life like here49241.0
2) 21169.7
3) 31008.3
4) 422418.7
5) 5695.8
6) 6352.9
7) 7-Without things1008.3
8) Don't know161.3
9) No answer473.9
Missing282 
TOTAL1199100.0
168) After life scale: From 1) A spiritual life, involving our mind but not our body; to 7) A paradise of pleasure and delights. (MINDBODY)
TOTAL%
1) 1-Spirual life43236.0
2) 213511.3
3) 31159.6
4) 422218.5
5) 5574.8
6) 6534.4
7) 7-Paradise13110.9
8) Don't know151.3
9) No answer393.3
Missing282 
TOTAL1199100.0
169) After life scale: From 1) A pale, shadowy form of life, hardly life at all; to 7) A life of complete fulfillment, spiritual and physical. (PALEFULL)
TOTAL%
1) 1-Pale373.1
2) 2211.8
3) 3322.7
4) 421017.5
5) 514311.9
6) 616814.0
7) 7-Complete53644.7
8) Don't know151.3
9) No answer373.1
Missing282 
TOTAL1199100.0
170) About how often do you pray? (PRAY)
TOTAL%
1) Several times a day34623.4
2) Once a day45030.4
3) Several times a week22915.5
4) Once a week1137.6
5) Less than once a week32622.0
6) Never40.3
8) Don't know50.3
9) No answer80.5
TOTAL1481100.0
171) How often: Thought you were somewhere you had been before, but knew that it was impossible. (DEJAVU)
TOTAL%
1) Never in my life47632.1
2) Once or twice47131.8
3) Several times41327.9
4) Often966.5
8) Can't answer211.4
9) No answer40.3
TOTAL1481100.0
172) How often: Felt as though you were in touch with someone when they were far away from you. (ESP)
TOTAL%
1) Never in my life51234.6
2) Once or twice51534.8
3) Several times31321.1
4) Often1167.8
8) I cannot answer this question201.4
9) No answer50.3
TOTAL1481100.0
173) How often: Seen events that happened at a great distance as they were happening. (VISIONS)
TOTAL%
1) Never in my life103369.8
2) Once or twice24816.7
3) Several times1107.4
4) Often493.3
8) I cannot answer this question271.8
9) No answer140.9
TOTAL1481100.0
174) How often: Felt as though you were really in touch with someone who had died. (SPIRITS)
TOTAL%
1) Never in my life87759.2
2) Once or twice35323.8
3) Several times14810.0
4) Often815.5
8) I cannot answer this question181.2
9) No answer40.3
TOTAL1481100.0
175) How often: Felt as though you were very close to a powerful, spiritual force that seemed to lift you out of yourself. (GRACE)
TOTAL%
1) Never in my life99467.1
2) Once or twice26618.0
3) Several times1258.4
4) Often664.5
8) I cannot answer this answer251.7
9) No answer50.3
TOTAL1481100.0
176) How close do you feel to God most of the time? Would you say extremely close, somewhat close, not very close, or not close at all? (NEARGOD)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely close42828.9
2) Somewhat close77552.3
3) Not very close1429.6
4) Not close at all845.7
5) Does not believe in God241.6
8) Don't know221.5
9) No answer60.4
TOTAL1481100.0
177) There are many different ways of picturing God. Place God: From (1) Mother; to (7) Father. (MAPA)
TOTAL%
1) Mother 1412.8
2) 2261.8
3) 3261.8
4) 437225.1
5) 51057.1
6) 61047.0
7) Father 772048.6
8) Don't know281.9
9) No answer594.0
TOTAL1481100.0
178) Place god: From (1) Master; to (7) Spouse (MASTERSP)
TOTAL%
1) Master 171047.9
2) 216010.8
3) 31067.2
4) 428919.5
5) 5493.3
6) 6261.8
7) Spouse 7422.8
8) Don't know332.2
9) No answer664.5
TOTAL1481100.0
179) Place god: From (1) Judge; to (7) Lover (JUDGELUV)
TOTAL%
1) Judge 152835.7
2) 21439.7
3) 3996.7
4) 440127.1
5) 5483.2
6) 6543.6
7) Lover 71137.6
8) Don't know332.2
9) No answer624.2
TOTAL1481100.0
180) Place god: From (1) Friend; to (7) King (FRNDKING)
TOTAL%
1) Friend 141928.3
2) 2956.4
3) 3644.3
4) 442028.4
5) 5694.7
6) 6422.8
7) King 729019.6
8) Don't know281.9
9) No answer543.6
TOTAL1481100.0
181) In what religion were you raised? (RELIG16)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant95264.3
2) Catholic41428.0
3) Jewish312.1
4) None533.6
5) Other312.1
TOTAL1481100.0
182) If Protestant: What specific denomination is that, if any? (DENOM16)
TOTAL%
10) American Baptist Assoc.313.3
11) American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A.90.9
12) National Baptist Convention of America50.5
13) National Baptist Convention, U.S.A., Inc.60.6
14) Southern Baptist Convention17818.7
15) Other Baptist Churches384.0
18) Baptist, Don't know which9610.1
20) African Methodist Episcopal Church60.6
21) African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church10.1
22) United Methodist Church12613.2
23) Other Methodist Churches171.8
28) Methodist, Don't know which343.6
30) American Lutheran Church202.1
31) Lutheran Church in America141.5
32) Lutheran Church Missouri Synod181.9
33) Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod20.2
34) Other Lutheran Churches70.7
38) Lutheran, Don't know which272.8
40) Presbyterian Church in the United States141.5
41) United Presbyterian252.6
42) Other Presbyterian Churches70.7
48) Presbyterian, Don't know which363.8
50) Episcopal Church313.3
60) Other17118.0
70) No Denomination given or Non-Denominational Church303.2
99) No answer30.3
Missing529 
TOTAL952100.0
183) Other Protestant denominations (see Note in Summary for codes) (OTH16)
TOTAL%
8) 10.6
11) 10.6
12) 95.2
18) 10.6
20) 31.7
23) 31.7
31) 95.2
32) 21.1
33) 10.6
35) 148.0
36) 74.0
37) 10.6
40) 126.9
43) 10.6
44) 63.4
45) 10.6
46) 10.6
51) 42.3
54) 21.1
56) 42.3
57) 21.1
58) 31.7
59) 179.8
60) 21.1
61) 10.6
64) 105.7
65) 52.9
68) 169.2
69) 10.6
70) 10.6
71) 52.9
77) 63.4
78) 10.6
80) 21.1
81) 42.3
83) 21.1
107) 10.6
116) 21.1
120) 10.6
123) 10.6
131) 10.6
132) 10.6
999) 63.4
Missing1307 
TOTAL174100.0
184) If Jewish: Were you Orthodox, Conservative, Reform, or none of these? (JEW16)
TOTAL%
1) Orthodox722.6
2) Conservative1445.2
3) Reform929.0
4) None13.2
Missing1450 
TOTAL31100.0
185) Fundamentalism/liberalism of religion respondent raised in (FUND16)
TOTAL%
1) Fundamentalist50934.4
2) Moderate57038.5
3) Liberal36124.4
9) No answer412.8
TOTAL1481100.0
186) What is your (spouse's) religious preference? Is it Protestant, Catholic, Jewish, some other religion, or no religion? (SPREL)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant51565.4
2) Catholic17622.3
3) Jewish151.9
4) None607.6
5) Other222.8
Missing693 
TOTAL788100.0
187) If Protestant: What specific denomination is that, if any? (SPDEN)
TOTAL%
10) American Baptist Assoc.101.9
11) American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A.61.2
12) National Baptist Convention of America20.4
13) National Baptist Convention, U.S.A., Inc.20.4
14) Southern Baptist Convention9418.3
15) Other Baptist Churches285.4
18) Baptist, Don't know which295.6
20) African Methodist Episcopal Church20.4
22) United Methodist Church6713.0
23) Other Methodist Churches61.2
28) Methodist, Don't know which30.6
30) American Lutheran Church71.4
31) Lutheran Church in America91.7
32) Lutheran Church Missouri Synod101.9
33) Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod30.6
34) Other Lutheran Churches40.8
35) Evangelical Lutheran30.6
38) Lutheran, Don't know which152.9
40) Presbyterian Church in the United States81.6
41) United Presbyterian142.7
42) Other Presbyterian Churches30.6
48) Presbyterian, Don't know which101.9
50) Episcopal Church163.1
60) Other12925.0
70) No Denomination given or Non-Denominational Church356.8
Missing966 
TOTAL515100.0
188) Spouse: Other Protestant Denominations (see Note in Summary for codes) (SPOTHER)
TOTAL%
1) 10.8
12) 1511.6
18) 10.8
20) 10.8
27) 10.8
31) 43.1
32) 10.8
35) 97.0
36) 43.1
37) 10.8
40) 32.3
42) 10.8
43) 10.8
44) 32.3
45) 10.8
51) 64.7
52) 21.6
53) 21.6
56) 32.3
58) 32.3
59) 1612.4
64) 86.2
65) 43.1
68) 1310.1
69) 21.6
70) 21.6
71) 32.3
77) 32.3
80) 21.6
81) 32.3
93) 10.8
95) 21.6
97) 21.6
100) 10.8
102) 10.8
126) 10.8
132) 10.8
999) 10.8
Missing1352 
TOTAL129100.0
189) Does (s/he) consider (her/himself) Orthodox, Conservative, Reform or none of these? (SPJEW)
TOTAL%
1) Orthodox16.7
2) Conservative960.0
3) Reform533.3
Missing1466 
TOTAL15100.0
190) Fundamentalism/liberalism of religion of spouse (SPFUND)
TOTAL%
1) Fundamentalist28235.8
2) Moderate28335.9
3) Liberal19624.9
9) No answer273.4
Missing693 
TOTAL788100.0
191) In what religion was your (husband/wife) raised? (SPREL16)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant52166.1
2) Catholic18323.2
3) Jewish151.9
4) None455.7
5) Other222.8
8) Don't Know10.1
9) No Answer10.1
Missing693 
TOTAL788100.0
192) If Protestant: What specific denomination is that, if any? (SPDEN16)
TOTAL%
10) American Baptist Assoc.112.1
11) American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A.51.0
12) National Baptist Convention of America20.4
13) National Baptist Convention, U.S.A., Inc.20.4
14) Southern Baptist Convention8716.6
15) Other Baptist Churches203.8
18) Baptist, Don't know which428.0
20) African Methodist Episcopal Church61.1
22) United Methodist Church6813.0
23) Other Methodist Churches40.8
28) Methodist, Don't know which152.9
30) American Lutheran Church152.9
31) Lutheran Church in America71.3
32) Lutheran Church Missouri Synod91.7
33) Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod20.4
34) Other Lutheran Churches61.1
38) Lutheran, Don't know which234.4
40) Presbyterian Church in the United States51.0
41) United Presbyterian183.4
42) Other Presbyterian Churches10.2
48) Presbyterian, Don't know which183.4
50) Episcopal Church152.9
60) Other11221.4
70) No Denomination given or Non-Denominational Church285.4
99) No answer20.4
Missing958 
TOTAL523100.0
193) Spouse: Other Protestant denomination (see Note in Summary for codes) (SPOTH16)
TOTAL%
1) 10.9
12) 108.8
13) 10.9
18) 10.9
20) 32.6
23) 21.8
31) 10.9
32) 10.9
33) 32.6
35) 54.4
36) 76.1
37) 10.9
40) 65.3
41) 10.9
42) 10.9
43) 21.8
44) 10.9
45) 10.9
51) 10.9
53) 10.9
56) 21.8
59) 1513.2
64) 87.0
65) 21.8
68) 1210.5
69) 21.8
70) 21.8
71) 43.5
77) 32.6
81) 10.9
83) 10.9
93) 10.9
98) 10.9
100) 21.8
103) 10.9
120) 10.9
126) 10.9
132) 10.9
999) 43.5
Missing1367 
TOTAL114100.0
194) If Jewish: Was (s/he) Orthodox, Conservative, Reform, or none of these? (SPJEW16)
TOTAL%
1) Orthodox529.4
2) Conservative635.3
3) Reform211.8
9) No answer423.5
Missing1464 
TOTAL17100.0
195) Fundamentalism/liberalism of religion spouse raised in (SPFUND16)
TOTAL%
1) Fundamentalist26333.4
2) Moderate28936.7
3) Liberal20526.0
9) No answer313.9
Missing693 
TOTAL788100.0
196) About how much do you contribute to your religion every year (not including school tuition)? (TITHING)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL14817325.74825360
197) 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) Approve36837.2
2) Disapprove58158.8
8) No opinion373.7
9) No answer20.2
Missing493 
TOTAL988100.0
198) Select from: a. Bible is actual word of God and is to be taken literally...; b. Bible is the inspired word of God but not everything in it should be taken literally ...; c. The Bible is an ancient book of fables, ... recorded by men. (BIBLE)
TOTAL%
1) Actual word50534.1
2) Inspired word69647.0
3) Ancient book23916.1
4) Other100.7
8) Don't know281.9
9) No answer30.2
TOTAL1481100.0
199) Where would you place your image of the world on the following scale: From 1) The world is basically filled with evil and sin; to 7) There is much goodness in the world which hints at God's goodness. (WORLD1)
TOTAL%
1) 1-World evil1037.0
2) 2543.6
3) 31127.6
4) 442828.9
5) 534023.0
6) 618012.2
7) 7-Much goodness23716.0
8) Don't know70.5
9) No answer201.4
TOTAL1481100.0
200) Where would you place your image of the world on the following scale: From 1) Human nature is basically good; to 7) Human nature is fundamentally perverse and corrupt. (WORLD4)
TOTAL%
1) 1-Basically good31020.9
2) 230120.3
3) 325517.2
4) 437025.0
5) 5926.2
6) 6432.9
7) 7-Perverse and corrupt875.9
8) Don't know50.3
9) No answer181.2
TOTAL1481100.0
201) Temperature toward liberals 0=Cold;100=Hot (LIBTEMP)
TOTAL%
0) 473.2
5) 20.1
10) 40.3
15) 352.4
20) 50.3
25) 60.4
30) 916.1
35) 30.2
40) 1037.0
45) 40.3
50) 45730.9
60) 19313.0
65) 40.3
70) 19813.4
75) 191.3
76) 10.1
80) 120.8
85) 845.7
90) 90.6
98) 10.1
100) 543.6
998) 1288.6
999) 211.4
TOTAL1481100.0
202) Temperature toward conservatives 0=Cold;100=Hot (CONTEMP)
TOTAL%
0) 281.9
1) 10.1
10) 10.1
15) 322.2
20) 30.2
25) 10.1
30) 664.5
35) 10.1
40) 1188.0
45) 20.1
50) 40427.3
55) 20.1
60) 26517.9
65) 40.3
70) 21314.4
72) 10.1
75) 201.4
80) 60.4
85) 1258.4
90) 90.6
98) 10.1
100) 422.8
998) 1167.8
999) 201.4
TOTAL1481100.0
203) Temperature toward Protestants 0=Cold;100=Hot (PROTTEMP)
TOTAL%
0) 100.7
1) 10.1
5) 10.1
10) 20.1
15) 110.7
20) 30.2
25) 30.2
30) 100.7
32) 10.1
35) 10.1
40) 281.9
45) 10.1
50) 40927.6
55) 10.1
60) 1359.1
65) 20.1
70) 26117.6
75) 241.6
80) 302.0
83) 10.1
85) 22114.9
90) 181.2
95) 30.2
99) 10.1
100) 21714.7
998) 684.6
999) 181.2
TOTAL1481100.0
204) Temperature toward Catholics 0=Cold;100=Hot (CATHTEMP)
TOTAL%
0) 211.4
10) 30.2
15) 161.1
20) 10.1
25) 30.2
30) 251.7
40) 513.4
45) 20.1
50) 38526.0
55) 10.1
60) 17211.6
65) 50.3
70) 25016.9
75) 251.7
80) 392.6
83) 10.1
85) 20914.1
90) 201.4
95) 10.1
99) 10.1
100) 16511.1
998) 664.5
999) 191.3
TOTAL1481100.0
205) Temperature toward Jews 0=Cold;100=Hot (JEWTEMP)
TOTAL%
0) 271.8
10) 60.4
15) 201.4
20) 90.6
25) 60.4
30) 352.4
35) 10.1
40) 563.8
45) 20.1
50) 51134.5
60) 16311.0
65) 30.2
70) 22014.9
75) 171.1
78) 10.1
80) 221.5
83) 10.1
85) 17411.7
90) 80.5
95) 10.1
98) 10.1
99) 10.1
100) 936.3
998) 835.6
999) 201.4
TOTAL1481100.0
206) Do you think there should be laws against marriages between (Negroes/ Blacks/ African-Americans) and whites? (RACMAR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes21321.8
2) No73274.9
8) Don't know293.0
9) No answer30.3
Missing504 
TOTAL977100.0
207) 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 strongly727.4
2) Agree slightly13814.1
3) Disagree slightly23023.5
4) Disagree strongly51052.2
8) No opinion262.7
9) No answer10.1
Missing504 
TOTAL977100.0
208) Select from: A. One law says that a homeowner can decide for himself whom to sell his house to, even if he prefers not to sell to (Negroes/ Blacks/ African-Americans); or B. The 2nd law says that a homeowner cannot refuse to sell to someone because of their race or color. (RACOPEN)
TOTAL%
1) One law says that a homeowner can decide for himself whom to sell his house to, even I he prefers not to sell to (Negros/Blacks/African-Americans)38838.9
2) The second law says that a homeowner cannot refuse to sell to someone because of their race or color56256.4
3) Neither252.5
8) Don't know191.9
9) No answer30.3
Missing484 
TOTAL997100.0
209) <1978 Asked Non-Blacks only, 1978 & later all asked about opposite race: Are there any [(Negroes/ Blacks/African-Americans)/Whites] living in this neighborhood now? (RACLIVE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes79053.3
2) No61941.8
8) Don't know674.5
9) No answer50.3
TOTAL1481100.0
210) <1978 Asked Non-Blacks only, 1978 & later all asked about opposite race: Are there any [(Negro/ Black/ African-American)/White] families living close to you? (RACCLOS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes62178.1
2) No15519.5
8) Don't know30.4
9) No answer162.0
Missing686 
TOTAL795100.0
211) <1978 Asked Non-Blacks only, 1978 & later all asked about opposite race: How many blocks (or miles) away do they (the [(Negro/ Black/ African-American)/ White] families who live closest to you) live? (RACDIS)
TOTAL%
1) On this block, a few doors/houses away42954.0
2) 1-3 blocks away, under mile24831.2
3) 4-8 blocks away, to 1 mile658.2
4) Over 8 blocks away, over 1 mile324.0
8) Don't know40.5
9) No answer172.1
Missing686 
TOTAL795100.0
212) 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/Black445.5
2) Remain integrated71389.7
8) Don't know192.4
9) No answer192.4
Missing686 
TOTAL795100.0
213) <1978 Asked Non-Blacks only, 1978 & later all asked about opposite race: During the last few years, has anyone in your family brought a friend who was a [(Negro/ Black/ African-American)/White] home for dinner? (RACHOME)
TOTAL%
1) Yes31231.9
2) No65567.0
8) Don't Know50.5
9) No answer50.5
Missing504 
TOTAL977100.0
214) <1978 Asked Non-Blacks only, 1978 & later all asked about opposite race: Would you yourself have any objection to sending your children to a school where a few of the children are [Whites/(Negroes/ Blacks/ African-Americans)]? (RACFEW)
TOTAL%
1) Yes414.1
2) No93294.3
8) Don't know131.3
9) No answer20.2
Missing493 
TOTAL988100.0
215) <1978 Asked Non-Blacks only, 1978 & later all asked about opposite race: If no or don't know to previous question: [Would you send your children to a school] Where half of the children are [Whites/(Negroes/ Blacks / African-Americans)]? (RACHAF)
TOTAL%
1) Yes14815.6
2) No77381.6
8) Don't know222.3
9) No answer40.4
Missing534 
TOTAL947100.0
216) <1978 Asked Non-Blacks only, 1978 & later all asked about opposite race: If no or don't know to previous question: [would you send your children to a school] Where more than half of the children are [Whites/(Negroes/ Blacks/ African-Americans)]? (RACMOST)
TOTAL%
1) Yes29036.3
2) No46057.6
8) Don't know445.5
9) No answer50.6
Missing682 
TOTAL799100.0
217) In general, do you favor or oppose the busing of (Negro/ Black/ African-American) and white school children from one district to another? (BUSING)
TOTAL%
1) Favor32032.4
2) Oppose62162.9
8) Don't know444.5
9) No answer30.3
Missing493 
TOTAL988100.0
218) If your party nominated a (Negro/Black/African-American) for President, would you vote for him if he were qualified for the job? (RACPRES)
TOTAL%
1) Yes76977.8
2) No16817.0
8) Don't know464.7
9) No answer50.5
Missing493 
TOTAL988100.0
219) Asked about opposite race: Do (Blacks/ Negroes/ African-Americans)/Whites attend the church that you, yourself, attend most often, or not? (RACCHURH)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, attend40740.8
2) No, do not attend43343.4
3) No church15215.2
8) Don't know10.1
9) No answer40.4
Missing484 
TOTAL997100.0
220) 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 happy49833.6
2) Pretty happy83256.2
3) Not too happy1369.2
9) No answer151.0
TOTAL1481100.0
221) 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 happy49262.4
2) Pretty happy26834.0
3) Not too happy273.4
9) No answer10.1
Missing693 
TOTAL788100.0
222) Would you say your own health, in general, is excellent, good, fair, or poor? (HEALTH)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent30030.7
2) Good44045.0
3) Fair17417.8
4) Poor626.3
9) No answer10.1
Missing504 
TOTAL977100.0
223) In general, do you find life exciting, pretty routine, or dull? (LIFE)
TOTAL%
1) Exciting42843.8
2) Routine47548.6
3) Dull474.8
8) No opinion70.7
9) No answer202.0
Missing504 
TOTAL977100.0
224) 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 helpful49449.5
2) Just out for themselves44844.9
3) Depends464.6
8) Don't know60.6
9) No answer30.3
Missing484 
TOTAL997100.0
225) 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 you33533.6
2) Would try to be fair59860.0
3) Depends515.1
8) Don't know121.2
9) No answer10.1
Missing484 
TOTAL997100.0
226) 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 trusted38538.6
2) Can't be too careful56256.4
3) Other, depends434.3
8) Don't know50.5
9) No answer20.2
Missing484 
TOTAL997100.0
227) How much satisfaction? The city or place you live in. (SATCITY)
TOTAL%
1) A very great deal17617.7
2) A great deal30730.8
3) Quite a bit18718.8
4) A fair amount20620.7
5) Some585.8
6) A little363.6
7) None232.3
8) Don't know10.1
9) No answer30.3
Missing484 
TOTAL997100.0
228) How much satisfaction? Your non-working activities -- hobbies and so on. (SATHOBBY)
TOTAL%
1) A very great deal21321.4
2) A great deal35936.0
3) Quite a bit18118.2
4) A fair amount11711.7
5) Some565.6
6) Little353.5
7) None303.0
8) Don't know40.4
9) No answer20.2
Missing484 
TOTAL997100.0
229) How much satisfaction? Your family life. (SATFAM)
TOTAL%
1) A very great deal43443.5
2) A great deal33533.6
3) Quite a bit868.6
4) A fair amount606.0
5) Some303.0
6) A little282.8
7) None202.0
8) Don't know10.1
9) No answer30.3
Missing484 
TOTAL997100.0
230) How much satisfaction? Your friendships. (SATFRND)
TOTAL%
1) A very great deal28528.6
2) A great deal40840.9
3) Quite a bit15415.4
4) A fair amount838.3
5) Some343.4
6) A little242.4
7) None50.5
8) Don't know20.2
9) No answer20.2
Missing484 
TOTAL997100.0
231) How much satisfaction? Your health and physical condition. (SATHEALT)
TOTAL%
1) A very great deal24124.2
2) A great deal34634.7
3) Quite a bit16416.4
4) A fair amount14914.9
5) Some393.9
6) A little424.2
7) None111.1
8) Don't know30.3
9) No answer20.2
Missing484 
TOTAL997100.0
232) Confidence? Banks and financial institutions. (CONFINAN)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal26626.7
2) Only some57357.5
3) Hardly any13213.2
8) Don't know242.4
9) No answer20.2
Missing484 
TOTAL997100.0
233) Confidence? Major companies. (CONBUS)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal24524.6
2) Only some59860.0
3) Hardly any10510.5
8) Don't know454.5
9) No answer40.4
Missing484 
TOTAL997100.0
234) Confidence? Organized religion. (CONCLERG)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal19920.0
2) Only some46046.1
3) Hardly any30830.9
8) Don't know282.8
9) No answer20.2
Missing484 
TOTAL997100.0
235) Confidence? Education. (CONEDUC)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal29329.4
2) Only some59759.9
3) Hardly any868.6
8) Don't know181.8
9) No answer30.3
Missing484 
TOTAL997100.0
236) Confidence? Executive branch of the federal government. (CONFED)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal16416.4
2) Only some53053.2
3) Hardly any26626.7
8) Don't know343.4
9) No answer30.3
Missing484 
TOTAL997100.0
237) Confidence? Organized labor. (CONLABOR)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal999.9
2) Only some49849.9
3) Hardly any34434.5
8) Don't know525.2
9) No answer40.4
Missing484 
TOTAL997100.0
238) Confidence? Press. (CONPRESS)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal18218.3
2) Only some52953.1
3) Hardly any25025.1
8) Don't know292.9
9) No answer70.7
Missing484 
TOTAL997100.0
239) Confidence? Medicine. (CONMEDIC)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal50951.1
2) Only some41641.7
3) Hardly any595.9
8) Don't know90.9
9) No answer40.4
Missing484 
TOTAL997100.0
240) Confidence? TV (CONTV)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal14114.1
2) Only some57657.8
3) Hardly any26126.2
8) Don't know101.0
9) No answer90.9
Missing484 
TOTAL997100.0
241) Confidence? U.S. Supreme Court. (CONJUDGE)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal34434.5
2) Only some49950.1
3) Hardly any10510.5
8) Don't know444.4
9) No answer40.4
Missing485 
TOTAL996100.0
242) Confidence? Scientific Community. (CONSCI)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal38538.6
2) Only some47347.4
3) Hardly any565.6
8) Don't know787.8
9) No answer50.5
Missing484 
TOTAL997100.0
243) Confidence? Congress. (CONLEGIS)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal15315.3
2) Only some61661.8
3) Hardly any19319.4
8) Don't know333.3
9) No answer20.2
Missing484 
TOTAL997100.0
244) Confidence? Military. (CONARMY)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal33833.9
2) Only some49149.2
3) Hardly any13413.4
8) Don't know323.2
9) No answer20.2
Missing484 
TOTAL997100.0
245) Importance of learned quality for a child: A. To obey (OBEY)
TOTAL%
1) First22622.7
2) Second12212.2
3) Third19119.2
4) Fourth28628.7
5) Fifth15215.2
9) No answer202.0
Missing484 
TOTAL997100.0
246) Importance of learned quality for a child: B. To be well-liked or popular (POPULAR)
TOTAL%
1) First70.7
2) Second454.5
3) Third545.4
4) Fourth18818.9
5) Fifth68368.5
9) No answer202.0
Missing484 
TOTAL997100.0
247) Importance of learned quality for a child: C. To think for himself or herself (THNKSLF)
TOTAL%
1) First48248.3
2) Second17817.9
3) Third12612.6
4) Fourth12712.7
5) Fifth646.4
9) No answer202.0
Missing484 
TOTAL997100.0
248) Importance of learned quality for a child: D. To work hard (WORKHARD)
TOTAL%
1) First14014.0
2) Second30330.4
3) Third32432.5
4) Fourth17417.5
5) Fifth363.6
9) No answer202.0
Missing484 
TOTAL997100.0
249) Importance of learned quality for a child: E. To help others when they need help (HELPOTH)
TOTAL%
1) First12712.7
2) Second33233.3
3) Third28528.6
4) Fourth20620.7
5) Fifth444.4
9) No answer30.3
Missing484 
TOTAL997100.0
250) How often: Spend a social evening with relatives? (SOCREL)
TOTAL%
1) Almost every day949.5
2) Once or twice a week26326.6
3) Several times a month18218.4
4) About once a month14414.6
5) Several times a year18218.4
6) About once a year747.5
7) Never454.6
8) Don't know10.1
9) No answer30.3
Missing493 
TOTAL988100.0
251) How often: Spend a social evening with someone who lives in your neighborhood? (SOCOMMUN)
TOTAL%
1) Almost every day464.7
2) Once or twice a week20320.5
3) Several times a month11011.1
4) About once a month14915.1
5) Several times a year12813.0
6) About once a year697.0
7) Never27928.2
8) Don't know20.2
9) No answer20.2
Missing493 
TOTAL988100.0
252) How often: Spend a social evening with friends who live outside the neighborhood? (SOCFREND)
TOTAL%
1) Almost every day292.9
2) Once or twice a week17417.6
3) Several times a month20520.7
4) About once a month23223.5
5) Several times a year18418.6
6) About once a year626.3
7) Never10010.1
9) No answer20.2
Missing493 
TOTAL988100.0
253) How often: Go to a bar or tavern? (SOCBAR)
TOTAL%
1) Almost every day101.0
2) Once or twice a week828.3
3) Several times a month656.6
4) About once a month979.8
5) Several times a year10510.6
6) About once a year12312.4
7) Never50150.7
8) Don't know10.1
9) No answer40.4
Missing493 
TOTAL988100.0
254) How often: Spend a social evening with your parents? (SOCPARS)
TOTAL%
0) Not appropriate (no such relatives)24424.7
1) Almost every day697.0
2) Once or twice a week13313.5
3) Several times a month929.3
4) About once a month10010.1
5) Several times a year13413.6
6) About once a year787.9
7) Never12412.6
8) Don't know70.7
9) No answer70.7
Missing493 
TOTAL988100.0
255) How often: Spend a social evening with a brother or sister? (SOCSIBS)
TOTAL%
0) Not appropriate (no such relatives)747.5
1) Almost every day575.8
2) Once or twice a week13713.9
3) Several times a month10911.0
4) About once a month13113.3
5) Several times a year21321.6
6) About once a year14815.0
7) Never10610.7
8) Don't know20.2
9) No answer111.1
Missing493 
TOTAL988100.0
256) 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 idea44044.1
2) Bad idea40640.7
3) Depends14214.2
8) Don't know70.7
9) No answer20.2
Missing484 
TOTAL997100.0
257) Do you ever have occasion to use any alcoholic beverages such as liquor, wine, or beer, or are you a total abstainer? (DRINK)
TOTAL%
1) Use alcohol68768.9
2) Total abstainer30830.9
9) No answer20.2
Missing484 
TOTAL997100.0
258) Do you sometimes drink more than you think you should? (DRUNK)
TOTAL%
1) Yes25537.0
2) No42461.5
9) No answer101.5
Missing792 
TOTAL689100.0
259) Do you smoke? (SMOKE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes33934.0
2) No65665.8
9) No answer20.2
Missing484 
TOTAL997100.0
260) Have you ever tried to give up smoking? (QUITSMK)
TOTAL%
1) Yes26377.1
2) No7321.4
9) No answer51.5
Missing1140 
TOTAL341100.0
261) Have you ever smoked regularly? (EVSMOKE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes20030.4
2) No40862.0
9) No Answer507.6
Missing823 
TOTAL658100.0
262) In spite of what some people say, the lot (situation/condition) of the average man is getting worse, not better. (ANOMIA5)
TOTAL%
1) Agree57959.3
2) Disagree35035.8
8) Don't know444.5
9) No answer40.4
Missing504 
TOTAL977100.0
263) It's hardly fair to bring a child into the world with the way things look for the future. (ANOMIA6)
TOTAL%
1) Agree37138.0
2) Disagree58059.4
8) Don't know242.5
9) No answer20.2
Missing504 
TOTAL977100.0
264) Most public officials (people in public office) are not really interested in the problems of the average man. (ANOMIA7)
TOTAL%
1) Agree63965.4
2) Disagree30030.7
8) Don't know363.7
9) No answer20.2
Missing504 
TOTAL977100.0
265) Thinking about the next 12 months, how likely do you think it is that you will lose your job or be laid off -- very likely, fairly likely, not too likely, or not at all likely? (JOBLOSE)
TOTAL%
1) Very likely254.0
2) Fairly likely274.4
3) Not too likely15324.7
4) Not at all likely40565.4
8) Don't know71.1
9) No answer20.3
Missing862 
TOTAL619100.0
266) 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 easy at all? (JOBFIND)
TOTAL%
1) Very easy16927.3
2) Somewhat easy22035.5
3) Not easy at all21234.2
8) Don't know142.3
9) No answer40.6
Missing862 
TOTAL619100.0
267) 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 satisfied53745.1
2) Moderately satisfied45538.2
3) A little satisfied1179.8
4) Very dissatisfied443.7
8) Don't know20.2
9) No answer363.0
Missing290 
TOTAL1191100.0
268) 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 to work44070.0
2) Stop working18028.6
8) Don't know61.0
9) No answer30.5
Missing852 
TOTAL629100.0
269) Importance? High income (JOBINC)
TOTAL%
1) Most20020.5
2) Next22823.3
3) Third31432.1
4) Fourth16016.4
5) Fifth444.5
9) No answer313.2
Missing504 
TOTAL977100.0
270) IMPORTANCE? No danger of being fired (JOBSEC)
TOTAL%
1) Most626.3
2) Next13113.4
3) Third19019.4
4) Fourth29930.6
5) Fifth26427.0
9) No answer313.2
Missing504 
TOTAL977100.0
271) Importance? Working hours are short, lots of free time (JOBHOUR)
TOTAL%
1) Most272.8
2) Next757.7
3) Third9910.1
4) Fourth24925.5
5) Fifth49650.8
9) No answer313.2
Missing504 
TOTAL977100.0
272) Importance? Chances for advancement (JOBPROMO)
TOTAL%
1) Most19119.5
2) Next32233.0
3) Third22122.6
4) Fourth13213.5
5) Fifth808.2
9) No answer313.2
Missing504 
TOTAL977100.0
273) Importance? Work important and gives a feeling of accomplishment (JOBMEANS)
TOTAL%
1) Most46647.7
2) Next19019.4
3) Third12212.5
4) Fourth10610.8
5) Fifth626.3
9) No answer313.2
Missing504 
TOTAL977100.0
274) 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) Lower775.2
2) Working66244.7
3) Middle70147.3
4) Upper362.4
8) Don't know40.3
9) No answer10.1
TOTAL1481100.0
275) 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 satisfied45130.5
2) More or less satisfied66344.8
3) Not satisfied36024.3
8) Don't know30.2
9) No answer40.3
TOTAL1481100.0
276) During the last few years, has your financial situation been getting better, worse or has it stayed the same? (FINALTER)
TOTAL%
1) Getting better59340.0
2) Getting worse27218.4
3) Stayed the same60841.1
8) Don't know40.3
9) No answer40.3
TOTAL1481100.0
277) 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 average674.5
2) Below average34323.2
3) Average76151.4
4) Above average26718.0
5) Far above average312.1
8) Don't know90.6
9) No answer30.2
TOTAL1481100.0
278) Do you (does your [spouse]) have a supervisor on (your, his, her) job to whom you are (he, she, is) directly responsible? (WKSUB)
TOTAL%
1) Yes48870.8
2) No10915.8
8) Don't know10.1
9) No answer9113.2
Missing792 
TOTAL689100.0
279) If yes: Does that person have a supervisor on the job to whom he is directly responsible? (WKSUBS)
TOTAL%
3) Yes38165.8
4) No9816.9
8) Don't know61.0
9) No answer9416.2
Missing902 
TOTAL579100.0
280) In your (spouse's) job, (do you, does he, she) supervise anyone who is directly responsible to (you, him, her)? (WKSUP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes22933.2
2) No35351.2
8) Don't know10.1
9) No answer10615.4
Missing792 
TOTAL689100.0
281) If yes: Do any of those persons supervise anyone else? (WKSUPS)
TOTAL%
3) Yes8425.1
4) No14142.1
8) Don't know41.2
9) No answer10631.6
Missing1146 
TOTAL335100.0
282) 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) Yes31231.3
2) No68268.4
8) Don't know10.1
9) No answer20.2
Missing484 
TOTAL997100.0
283) Do you (or your [spouse]) belong to a labor union? (Who?) (UNION)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, respondent belongs12012.0
2) Yes, spouse belongs535.3
3) Yes, both belong111.1
4) No, neither belong81281.4
9) No answer10.1
Missing484 
TOTAL997100.0
284) 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 important65166.6
2) Hard work, luck equally important20420.9
3) Luck most important11611.9
8) Don't know answer50.5
9) No answer10.1
Missing504 
TOTAL977100.0
285) Do you agree or disagree with this statement? Women should take care of running their homes and leave running the country up to men. (FEHOME)
TOTAL%
1) Agree20120.3
2) Disagree74975.8
8) Not sure343.4
9) No answer40.4
Missing493 
TOTAL988100.0
286) Do you approve or disapprove of a married woman earning money in business or industry if she has a husband capable of supporting her? (FEWORK)
TOTAL%
1) Approve77378.2
2) Disapprove18819.0
8) Don't know202.0
9) No answer70.7
Missing493 
TOTAL988100.0
287) If your party nominated a woman for President, would you vote for her if she were qualified for the job? (FEPRES)
TOTAL%
1) Yes84285.2
2) No11611.7
8) Don't know272.7
9) No answer30.3
Missing493 
TOTAL988100.0
288) Do you agree or disagree with this statement: Most men are better suited emotionally for politics than are most women. (FEPOL)
TOTAL%
1) Agree31632.0
2) Disagree63464.2
8) Not sure343.4
9) No answer40.4
Missing493 
TOTAL988100.0
289) Legal abortion: If there is a strong chance of serious defect in the baby? (ABDEFECT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes74476.2
2) No20020.5
8) Don't know313.2
9) No answer20.2
Missing504 
TOTAL977100.0
290) Legal abortion: If she is married and does not want any more children? (ABNOMORE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes37938.8
2) No57058.3
8) Don't know262.7
9) No answer20.2
Missing504 
TOTAL977100.0
291) Legal abortion: If the woman's own health is seriously endangered by the pregnancy? (ABHLTH)
TOTAL%
1) Yes83685.6
2) No10610.8
8) Don't know323.3
9) No answer30.3
Missing504 
TOTAL977100.0
292) Legal abortion: If the family has a very low income and cannot afford any more children? (ABPOOR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes39540.4
2) No54655.9
8) Don't know343.5
9) No answer20.2
Missing504 
TOTAL977100.0
293) Legal abortion: If she became pregnant as a result of rape? (ABRAPE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes74976.7
2) No17517.9
8) Don't know505.1
9) No answer30.3
Missing504 
TOTAL977100.0
294) Legal abortion: If she is not married and does not want to marry the man? (ABSINGLE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes36737.6
2) No56557.8
8) Don't know414.2
9) No answer40.4
Missing504 
TOTAL977100.0
295) Legal abortion: If the women wants it for any reason? (ABANY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes33834.6
2) No59861.2
8) Don't know373.8
9) No answer40.4
Missing504 
TOTAL977100.0
296) What do you think is the ideal number of children for a family to have? (CHLDIDEL)
TOTAL%
0) None171.7
1) One161.6
2) Two49650.2
3) Three25225.5
4) Four11111.2
5) Five151.5
6) Six90.9
7) Seven or more30.3
8) As many as you want495.0
9) No answer, Don't know202.0
Missing493 
TOTAL988100.0
297) Do you expect to have any (more) children? (CHLDMORE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes24224.5
2) No70471.3
3) Uncertain414.1
9) No answer10.1
Missing493 
TOTAL988100.0
298) How many (more) [Children does respondent expect to have]? (CHLDNUM)
TOTAL%
1) One7330.0
2) Two10141.6
3) Three3213.2
4) Four135.3
5) Five31.2
6) Six20.8
7) Seven10.4
9) No answer, Don't know187.4
Missing1238 
TOTAL243100.0
299) Do you strongly agree, agree, disagree, 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 agree26626.9
2) Agree28729.0
3) Disagree22022.3
4) Strongly disagree16917.1
8) Don't know454.6
9) No answer10.1
Missing493 
TOTAL988100.0
300) Would you be for or against sex education in the public schools? (SEXEDUC)
TOTAL%
1) For83384.3
2) Against12412.6
8) Don't know272.7
9) No answer40.4
Missing493 
TOTAL988100.0
301) Should divorce in this country be easier or more difficult to obtain than it is now? (DIVLAW)
TOTAL%
1) Easier24124.4
2) More difficult47247.8
3) Stay as is21621.9
8) Don't know535.4
9) No answer60.6
Missing493 
TOTAL988100.0
302) 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 wrong25125.4
2) Almost always wrong10210.3
3) Wrong only sometimes21421.7
4) Not wrong at all38839.3
8) Don't know272.7
9) No answer60.6
Missing493 
TOTAL988100.0
303) What if they 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 wrong67568.3
2) Almost always wrong15816.0
3) Wrong only sometimes10810.9
4) Not wrong at all323.2
8) Don't know111.1
9) No answer40.4
Missing493 
TOTAL988100.0
304) 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 wrong76478.2
2) Almost always wrong12512.8
3) Wrong only sometimes545.5
4) Not wrong at all202.0
8) Don't know121.2
9) No answer20.2
Missing504 
TOTAL977100.0
305) 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 wrong72073.7
2) Almost always wrong444.5
3) Wrong only sometimes535.4
4) Not wrong at all12012.3
8) Don't know363.7
9) No answer40.4
Missing504 
TOTAL977100.0
306) Sexual materials (i.e., pornography) provide information about sex? (PORNINF)
TOTAL%
1) Yes58058.2
2) No35035.1
8) Don't know636.3
9) No answer40.4
Missing484 
TOTAL997100.0
307) Sexual materials (i.e., pornography) lead to breakdown of morals? (PORNMORL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes61661.8
2) No32532.6
8) Don't know515.1
9) No answer50.5
Missing484 
TOTAL997100.0
308) Sexual materials (i.e., pornography) lead people to commit rape? (PORNRAPE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes55856.0
2) No35135.2
8) Don't know808.0
9) No answer80.8
Missing484 
TOTAL997100.0
309) Sexual materials (i.e., pornography) provide an outlet for bottled-up impulses? (PORNOUT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes55755.9
2) No30330.4
8) Don't know13213.2
9) No answer50.5
Missing484 
TOTAL997100.0
310) Choose: 1) There should be laws against the distribution of pornography whatever the age; 2) There should be laws against the distribution of pornography to persons under 18; or 3) There should be no laws forbidding the distribution of pornography. (PORNLAW)
TOTAL%
1) There should be laws against the distribution of pornography whatever the age.42943.0
2) There should be laws against the distribution of pornography to persons under 18.49950.1
3) There should be no laws forbidding the distribution of pornography.474.7
8) Don't know191.9
9) No answer30.3
Missing484 
TOTAL997100.0
311) Have you seen an X-rated movie in the last year? (XMOVIE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes26526.6
2) No72772.9
8) Don't know50.5
Missing484 
TOTAL997100.0
312) 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 agree30230.6
2) Agree47648.2
3) Disagree14514.7
4) Strongly disagree555.6
8) Don't know80.8
9) No answer20.2
Missing493 
TOTAL988100.0
313) 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) Yes64865.6
2) No28729.0
8) Don't know484.9
9) No answer50.5
Missing493 
TOTAL988100.0
314) Person has right to end own life if this person has an incurable disease? (SUICIDE1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes49249.8
2) No45446.0
8) Don't know373.7
9) No answer50.5
Missing493 
TOTAL988100.0
315) Person has right to end own life if this person has gone bankrupt? (SUICIDE2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes555.6
2) No91192.2
8) Don't know161.6
9) No answer60.6
Missing493 
TOTAL988100.0
316) Person has right to end own life if this person has dishonored his or her family? (SUICIDE3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes666.7
2) No89890.9
8) Don't know181.8
9) No answer60.6
Missing493 
TOTAL988100.0
317) Person has right to end own life if this person is tired of living and ready to die? (SUICIDE4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes12012.1
2) No83484.4
8) Don't know262.6
9) No answer80.8
Missing493 
TOTAL988100.0
318) Have you ever been punched or beaten by another person? (HIT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes35235.3
2) No64364.5
8) Don't know20.2
Missing484 
TOTAL997100.0
319) Did this happen to you as a child or as an adult? (HITAGE)
TOTAL%
1) Child14340.6
2) Adult13939.5
3) Both6719.0
9) No answer30.9
Missing1129 
TOTAL352100.0
320) Have you ever been threatened with a gun, or shot at? (GUN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes21721.8
2) No77978.1
8) Don't know10.1
Missing484 
TOTAL997100.0
321) Did this happen to you as a child or as an adult? (GUNAGE)
TOTAL%
1) Child3214.7
2) Adult17480.2
3) Both83.7
9) No answer31.4
Missing1264 
TOTAL217100.0
322) Are there any situations that you can imagine in which you would approve of a man punching an adult male stranger? (HITOK)
TOTAL%
1) Yes61761.9
2) No32232.3
8) Not sure454.5
9) No answer131.3
Missing484 
TOTAL997100.0
323) Approve if the stranger: was in a protest march showing opposition to the other man's views? (HITMARCH)
TOTAL%
1) Yes242.4
2) No95295.5
8) Not sure151.5
9) No answer60.6
Missing484 
TOTAL997100.0
324) Approve if the stranger: Was drunk and bumped into the man and his wife on the street? (HITDRUNK)
TOTAL%
1) Yes929.2
2) No87888.1
8) Not sure191.9
9) No answer80.8
Missing484 
TOTAL997100.0
325) Approve if the stranger: had hit the man's child after the child had accidentally damaged the stranger's car? (HITCHILD)
TOTAL%
1) Yes57557.7
2) No37737.8
8) Not sure383.8
9) No answer70.7
Missing484 
TOTAL997100.0
326) Approve if the stranger: was beating up a woman and the man saw it? (HITBEATR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes81681.8
2) No13113.1
8) Not sure434.3
9) No answer70.7
Missing484 
TOTAL997100.0
327) Approve if the stranger: had broken into the man's house? (HITROBBR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes83683.9
2) No13913.9
8) Not sure151.5
9) No answer70.7
Missing484 
TOTAL997100.0
328) Are there any situations you can imagine in which you would approve of a policeman striking an adult male citizen? (POLHITOK)
TOTAL%
1) Yes71972.1
2) No22422.5
8) Not sure444.4
9) No answer101.0
Missing484 
TOTAL997100.0
329) Approve policeman striking citizen who: had said vulgar and obscene things to the policeman? (POLABUSE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes11811.8
2) No85786.0
8) Not sure181.8
9) No answer40.4
Missing484 
TOTAL997100.0
330) Approve policeman striking citizen who: was being questioned as a suspect in a murder case? (POLMURDR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes848.4
2) No88789.0
8) Not sure212.1
9) No answer50.5
Missing484 
TOTAL997100.0
331) Approve of policeman striking citizen who: was attempting to escape from custody? (POLESCAP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes75575.7
2) No19119.2
8) Not sure454.5
9) No answer60.6
Missing484 
TOTAL997100.0
332) Approve of policeman striking citizen who: was attacking the policeman with his fists? (POLATTAK)
TOTAL%
1) Yes91792.0
2) No636.3
8) Not sure131.3
9) No answer40.4
Missing484 
TOTAL997100.0
333) 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) Yes39140.0
2) No57558.9
8) Don't know90.9
9) No answer20.2
Missing504 
TOTAL977100.0
334) 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) Yes676.9
2) No91093.1
Missing504 
TOTAL977100.0
335) During the last year, did anyone take something directly from you by using force -- such as a stickup, mugging, or threat? (ROBBRY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes151.5
2) No96198.4
9) No answer10.1
Missing504 
TOTAL977100.0
336) Do you happen to have in your home (If House: or garage) any guns or revolvers? (OWNGUN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes38939.8
2) No57158.4
3) Refused101.0
9) No answer70.7
Missing504 
TOTAL977100.0
337) If yes (owngun?): Is it a pistol, shotgun, rifle, or what? (Each coded as separate question) (PISTOL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes21922.4
2) No74175.8
3) Refused101.0
9) No answer70.7
Missing504 
TOTAL977100.0
338) Own gun?: Is it a shotgun? (SHOTGUN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes23223.7
2) No72874.5
3) Refused101.0
9) No answer70.7
Missing504 
TOTAL977100.0
339) Own gun?: Is it a rifle? (RIFLE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes23524.1
2) No72574.2
3) Refused101.0
9) No answer70.7
Missing504 
TOTAL977100.0
340) Do any of these guns personally belong to you? (ROWNGUN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes23858.6
2) No14736.2
3) Refused123.0
9) No answer92.2
Missing1075 
TOTAL406100.0
341) Do you (or does your husband/wife) go hunting? (HUNT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, respondent does11912.2
2) Yes, spouse does616.2
3) Yes, both do191.9
4) No, neither R nor spouse hunts77779.5
9) No answer10.1
Missing504 
TOTAL977100.0
342) 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) Every day50050.6
2) A few times a week23523.8
3) Once a week11811.9
4) Less878.8
5) Never484.9
Missing493 
TOTAL988100.0
343) On the average day, about how many hours do you personally watch television? (TVHOURS)
TOTAL%
0) Hours323.2
1) 01 hours18418.6
2) 02 hours24324.6
3) 03 hours18819.0
4) 04 hours13914.1
5) 05 hours777.8
6) 06 hours565.7
7) 07 hours70.7
8) 08 hours232.3
9) 09 hours30.3
10) 10 hours101.0
12) 12 hours70.7
13) 13 hours20.2
14) 14 hours10.1
15) 15 hours20.2
16) 16 hours20.2
20) 20 hours30.3
98) Don't know20.2
99) No answer70.7
Missing493 
TOTAL988100.0
344) 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 number704.7
2) Refused phone number312.1
3) Telephone located in your own home? Yes133690.2
4) Telephone located in your own home? No422.8
9) No answer20.1
TOTAL1481100.0
345) In general, what was the respondent's attitude toward the interview? (COOP)
TOTAL%
1) Friendly and interested113676.7
2) Cooperative but not particularly interested27218.4
3) Indifferent and restless523.5
4) Hostile100.7
9) No answer110.7
TOTAL1481100.0
346) Was respondent's understanding of the questions good, fair or poor? (COMPREND)
TOTAL%
1) Good114577.3
2) Fair25817.4
3) Poor583.9
9) No answer201.4
TOTAL1481100.0
347) Form number (FORM)
TOTAL%
1) Standard (Form 1)71848.5
2) Variant (Form 2)76351.5
TOTAL1481100.0
348) Agree or disagree?: 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 agree23323.6
2) Agree38438.9
3) Disagree27127.4
4) Strongly disagree899.0
8) Don't know90.9
9) No answer20.2
Missing493 
TOTAL988100.0
349) Agree or disagree?: It is more important for a wife to help her husband's career than to have one herself. (FEHELP)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree474.8
2) Agree25325.6
3) Disagree46647.2
4) Strongly disagree20020.2
8) Don't know212.1
9) No answer10.1
Missing493 
TOTAL988100.0
350) Agree or disagree: A preschool child is likely to suffer if his or her mother works. (FEPRESCH)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree10410.5
2) Agree36136.5
3) Disagree39439.9
4) Strongly disagree10610.7
8) Don't know191.9
9) No answer40.4
Missing493 
TOTAL988100.0
351) Agree or disagree?: 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 agree888.9
2) Agree31832.2
3) Disagree39940.4
4) Strongly disagree15916.1
8) Don't know191.9
9) No answer50.5
Missing493 
TOTAL988100.0
352) If you and your friends belonged to a social club that would not let (Negroes/Blacks) join, would you try to change the rules so that (Negroes/Blacks) could join? (RACCHNG)
TOTAL%
1) Yes55856.5
2) No34234.6
8) Don't know787.9
9) No answer101.0
Missing493 
TOTAL988100.0
353) On the average (Negroes/Blacks) have worse jobs, income, and housing than white people. Do you think these differences are . . . A. Mainly due to discrimination? (RACDIF1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes41642.1
2) No51952.5
8) Don't know464.7
9) No answer70.7
Missing493 
TOTAL988100.0
354) On the average (Negroes/Blacks) have worse jobs, income, and housing than white people. Do you think these differences are . . . B. Because most (Negroes/Blacks) have less in-born ability to learn? (RACDIF2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes18018.2
2) No76177.0
8) Don't know404.0
9) No answer70.7
Missing493 
TOTAL988100.0
355) On the average (Negroes/Blacks) have worse jobs, income, and housing than white people. Do you think these differences are . . . C. Because most (Negroes/Blacks) don't have the chance for education that it takes to rise out of poverty? (RACDIF3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes51251.8
2) No43343.8
8) Don't know373.7
9) No answer60.6
Missing493 
TOTAL988100.0
356) On the average (Negroes/Blacks) have worse jobs, income, and housing than white people. Do you think these differences are . . . D. Because most (Negroes/Blacks) just don't have the motivation or will power to pull themselves up out of poverty? (RACDIF4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes53954.6
2) No39339.8
8) Don't know495.0
9) No answer70.7
Missing493 
TOTAL988100.0
357) Divorces during the last five years. (DIVORCE5)
TOTAL%
0) Not divorced88288.5
1) Divorced during four years before last year555.5
2) Divorced last year191.9
3) Divorced during both periods131.3
9) No answer282.8
Missing484 
TOTAL997100.0
358) Unemployment during last five years. (see Note in Summary for codes) (UNEMP5)
TOTAL%
0) 75375.5
1) 727.2
2) 676.7
3) 161.6
4) 242.4
5) 30.3
6) 161.6
7) 40.4
8) 373.7
9) 50.5
Missing484 
TOTAL997100.0
359) Hospitalization and disability during last five years. (HOSDIS5)
TOTAL%
0) Not hospitalized/disabled55255.4
1) Hospitalized/disabled during four years before last year20120.2
2) Hospitalized/disabled last year868.6
3) Hospitalized/disabled during both periods15115.1
9) No answer70.7
Missing484 
TOTAL997100.0
360) Death of relatives during the last five years. (see Note in Summary for codes) (DEATH5)
TOTAL%
0) 63763.9
1) 15315.3
2) 616.1
3) 717.1
4) 262.6
5) 161.6
6) 141.4
7) 70.7
8) 60.6
9) 60.6
Missing484 
TOTAL997100.0
361) Number of relatives dying since respondent 16 years old and prior to the last five years. (DEATH16)
TOTAL%
0) 50350.5
1) 15515.5
2) 10510.5
3) 717.1
4) 606.0
5) 444.4
6) 363.6
7) 191.9
8) 40.4
Missing484 
TOTAL997100.0
362) Death of respondent's father (PADEATH)
TOTAL%
0) No death reported49849.9
1) Died before respondent was 16 years old464.6
2) Died after respondent 16 and prior to last five years31531.6
3) Died during four years prior to last year575.7
4) Died last year282.8
8) Don't know393.9
9) No answer141.4
Missing484 
TOTAL997100.0
363) Death of respondent's mother (MADEATH)
TOTAL%
0) No death reported58158.3
1) Died before respondent was 16 years old191.9
2) Died after respondent was 16 years old and prior to last five years25725.8
3) Died during four years prior to last year585.8
4) Died last year292.9
8) Don't know414.1
9) No answer121.2
Missing484 
TOTAL997100.0
364) Death of child or child's spouse (CHLDDTH)
TOTAL%
0) No death reported64788.5
1) Died after respondent 16 years old and prior to last five years537.3
2) Died during four years prior to last year162.2
3) Died last year91.2
9) No answer60.8
Missing750 
TOTAL731100.0
365) Death of sibling or sibling-in-law (SIBDEATH)
TOTAL%
0) No death reported63166.2
1) Died after respondent 16 years old and prior to last five years13314.0
2) Died during four years prior to last year11412.0
3) Died last year697.2
9) No answer60.6
Missing528 
TOTAL953100.0
366) Death of spouse (SPDEATH)
TOTAL%
0) No death reported68284.6
1) Died after respondent 16 years old and prior to last five years809.9
2) Died during four years prior to last year202.5
3) Died last year172.1
9) No answer70.9
Missing675 
TOTAL806100.0
367) Number of traumatic events happening to respondent last year. (TRAUMA1)
TOTAL%
0) 54855.0
1) 32332.4
2) 777.7
3) 30.3
9) No answer464.6
Missing484 
TOTAL997100.0
368) Number of traumatic events happening to respondent during last five years. (TRAUMA5)
TOTAL%
0) 24724.8
1) 39839.9
2) 25025.1
3) 494.9
4) 70.7
9) No answer464.6
Missing484 
TOTAL997100.0
369) Place self on scale: 1) I strongly agree the government should improve living standards; To 5) I strongly agree that people should take care of themselves. (HELPPOOR)
TOTAL%
1) Government17117.2
2) 212712.7
3) Agree with both44144.2
4) 411811.8
5) People11411.4
8) Don't know242.4
9) No answer20.2
Missing484 
TOTAL997100.0
370) Scale on how many things the government does: 1) I strongly agree that government should do more; To 2) I strongly agree that the government is doing too much. (HELPNOT)
TOTAL%
1) Government do more13713.7
2) 213813.8
3) Agree with both39239.3
4) 414114.1
5) Government doing too much12812.8
8) Don't know606.0
9) No answer10.1
Missing484 
TOTAL997100.0
371) Scale on government covering medical costs: 1) I strongly agree it is the responsibility of government to help; To 5) I strongly agree people should take care of themselves. (HELPSICK)
TOTAL%
1) Government help26426.5
2) 221421.5
3) Agree with both34534.6
4) 4858.5
5) People take care646.4
8) Don't know212.1
9) No answer40.4
Missing484 
TOTAL997100.0
372) Scale on government helping blacks: 1) I strongly agree the government is obligated to help blacks; To 5) I strongly agree that government shouldn't give special treatment. (HELPBLK)
TOTAL%
1) Government help747.4
2) 2999.9
3) Agree with both28528.6
4) 417217.3
5) No special treatment33333.4
8) Don't know303.0
9) No answer40.4
Missing484 
TOTAL997100.0
373) Member? Fraternal groups (MEMFRAT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes848.4
2) No90390.6
8) Don't know30.3
9) No answer70.7
Missing484 
TOTAL997100.0
374) Member? Service clubs (MEMSERV)
TOTAL%
1) Yes11011.0
2) No87788.0
8) Don't know10.1
9) No answer90.9
Missing484 
TOTAL997100.0
375) Member? Veterans' groups (MEMVET)
TOTAL%
1) Yes848.4
2) No90490.7
9) No answer90.9
Missing484 
TOTAL997100.0
376) Member? Political clubs (MEMPOLIT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes444.4
2) No94294.5
9) No answer111.1
Missing484 
TOTAL997100.0
377) Member? Labor unions (MEMUNION)
TOTAL%
1) Yes12812.8
2) No85685.9
8) Don't know20.2
9) No answer111.1
Missing484 
TOTAL997100.0
378) Member? Sports groups (MEMSPORT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes19419.5
2) No79579.7
9) No answer80.8
Missing484 
TOTAL997100.0
379) Member? Youth groups (MEMYOUTH)
TOTAL%
1) Yes10710.7
2) No87788.0
9) No answer131.3
Missing484 
TOTAL997100.0
380) Member? School service groups (MEMSCHL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes12412.4
2) No86186.4
9) No answer121.2
Missing484 
TOTAL997100.0
381) Member? Hobby or garden clubs (MEMHOBBY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes10310.3
2) No88288.5
9) No answer121.2
Missing484 
TOTAL997100.0
382) Member? School fraternities or sororities (MEMGREEK)
TOTAL%
1) Yes434.3
2) No94394.6
9) No answer111.1
Missing484 
TOTAL997100.0
383) Member? Nationality groups (MEMNAT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes222.2
2) No96396.6
9) No answer121.2
Missing484 
TOTAL997100.0
384) Member? Farm organizations (MEMFARM)
TOTAL%
1) Yes343.4
2) No95095.3
9) No answer131.3
Missing484 
TOTAL997100.0
385) Member? Literary, art, discussion or study groups (MEMLIT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes858.5
2) No90090.3
9) No answer121.2
Missing484 
TOTAL997100.0
386) Member? Professional or academic societies (MEMPROF)
TOTAL%
1) Yes13513.5
2) No84985.2
9) No answer131.3
Missing484 
TOTAL997100.0
387) Member? Church-affiliated groups (MEMCHURH)
TOTAL%
1) Yes34234.3
2) No64764.9
9) No answer80.8
Missing484 
TOTAL997100.0
388) Member? Any other groups (MEMOTHER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes10710.7
2) No87687.9
9) No answer141.4
Missing484 
TOTAL997100.0
389) Any membership at all (MEMNUM)
TOTAL%
0) 29429.5
1) 25625.7
2) 18718.8
3) 10210.2
4) 717.1
5) 363.6
6) 282.8
7) 111.1
8) 70.7
9) 50.5
Missing484 
TOTAL997100.0
390) Here are some things that have been said about science. Would you tell me if you tend to agree or disagree with them? Science will solve our social problems like crime and mental illness. (SCISOLVE)
TOTAL%
1) Agree33422.6
2) Disagree111175.0
8) Don't know211.4
9) No answer151.0
TOTAL1481100.0
391) One trouble with science is that it makes our way of life change too fast. (SCICHNG)
TOTAL%
1) Agree59540.2
2) Disagree85457.7
8) Don't know181.2
9) No answer140.9
TOTAL1481100.0
392) Scientists always seem to be prying into things that they really ought to stay out of. (SCIPRY)
TOTAL%
1) Agree50434.0
2) Disagree94263.6
8) Don't know191.3
9) No answer161.1
TOTAL1481100.0
393) One of the bad effects of science is that it breaks down people's ideas of right and wrong. (SCIMORAL)
TOTAL%
1) Agree47432.0
2) Disagree96164.9
8) Don't know292.0
9) No answer171.1
TOTAL1481100.0
394) Have you ever had another religious preference besides being (answer to RELIG. 1ST)? (SWITCHED)
TOTAL%
1) Yes52535.4
2) No94563.8
9) No answer110.7
TOTAL1481100.0
395) Starting when you were 16 years old, what other religious preferences have you had? Please mention your earliest preference first. Any others? (see Note in Summary for codes) (SWITCH1)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL536402272.625374582
396) Starting when you were 16 years old, what other religious preferences have you had? Second mention. (see Note in Summary for codes) (SWITCH2)
TOTAL%
110000) 31.1
111000) 10.4
114000) 31.1
115000) 20.7
118000) 93.2
122000) 93.2
123000) 41.4
128000) 20.7
130000) 10.4
134000) 20.7
138000) 82.8
141000) 10.4
142000) 10.4
148000) 31.1
150000) 41.4
160012) 41.4
160014) 10.4
160027) 20.7
160035) 10.4
160036) 10.4
160040) 20.7
160044) 10.4
160045) 20.7
160047) 10.4
160051) 10.4
160053) 10.4
160058) 10.4
160059) 10.4
160060) 10.4
160064) 20.7
160065) 10.4
160067) 10.4
160068) 41.4
160077) 10.4
160080) 10.4
160081) 20.7
160095) 20.7
160096) 10.4
160097) 20.7
160102) 10.4
170000) 62.1
200000) 186.4
400000) 31.1
500000) 82.8
999999) 15555.2
Missing1200 
TOTAL281100.0
397) Starting when you were 16 years old, what other religious preferences have you had? Third mention. (see Note in Summary for codes) (SWITCH3)
TOTAL%
114000) 31.6
118000) 31.6
122000) 21.1
123000) 10.5
128000) 10.5
131000) 10.5
133000) 10.5
138000) 10.5
141000) 10.5
148000) 21.1
160003) 10.5
160035) 10.5
160040) 21.1
160068) 21.1
170000) 21.1
200000) 31.6
300000) 10.5
500000) 21.1
999999) 15483.7
Missing1297 
TOTAL184100.0
398) Number of religions mentioned. (SWITNUM)
TOTAL%
1) 125547.6
2) 29718.1
3) 3244.5
4) 4 or more61.1
9) No answer15428.7
Missing945 
TOTAL536100.0
399) How old were you when you switched to (first/second mention)? Age at First Switch (SWITAGE1)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL53652.64637
400) How old were you when you switched to (first/second mention)? Age at Second Switch (SWITAGE2)
TOTAL%
11) 10.4
17) 31.1
18) 62.1
19) 41.4
20) 41.4
21) 62.1
22) 41.4
23) 31.1
24) 20.7
25) 31.1
26) 20.7
27) 10.4
28) 41.4
29) 31.1
30) 31.1
31) 10.4
32) 20.7
33) 10.4
34) 10.4
35) 51.8
36) 10.4
39) 10.4
40) 20.7
41) 20.7
45) 10.4
46) 10.4
50) 20.7
55) 10.4
57) 10.4
60) 10.4
61) 10.4
67) 10.4
73) 10.4
98) 10.4
99) No answer20573.0
Missing1200 
TOTAL281100.0
401) Why did you become a (first/second mention)? Why first switch made. (SWITWHY1)
TOTAL%
10) Marriage7113.2
14) Marr. & Location10.2
15) Marr. & Theology20.4
16) Marr. & Clergy10.2
17) Marr. and positive beliefs30.6
20) Friends478.8
23) Frnds & Family20.4
24) Frnds & Location40.7
26) Frnds & Clergy20.4
28) Frnds & Other Positives10.2
30) Family468.6
34) Fam. & Location10.2
35) Fam. & Theo. Dissatisfied20.4
37) Fam. & Positive Beliefs10.2
39) Fam. & Misc.10.2
40) Location305.6
45) Location & Theo. Dissatisfied10.2
46) Loc. & Clergy20.4
47) Loc. & Positive Beliefs30.6
50) Theo. Dissatisfied6311.8
56) Theo. Dissat. & Clergy10.2
60) Clergy81.5
69) Clergy & Missing10.2
71) Other, to Change30.6
76) Other, Misc.315.8
77) Other, Positive Beliefs142.6
78) Other, Positives81.5
79) Other, Missing10.2
99) No answer18534.5
Missing945 
TOTAL536100.0
402) Why did you become a (first/second mention)? Why second switch made? (SWITWHY2)
TOTAL%
10) Marriage176.0
20) Friends93.2
25) Frnds. & Theo. Dissatisfied10.4
30) Family51.8
40) Location82.8
41) Loc. & To Change10.4
50) Theo. Dissatisfied113.9
60) Clergy31.1
68) Clergy & Other Positive10.4
71) Other, To Change20.7
76) Other, Misc.72.5
77) Other, Pos. Beliefs82.8
78) Other, Other Positives20.7
86) Frnds, Fam. Location10.4
87) Marr. Loc. Theo.10.4
99) No answer20472.6
Missing1200 
TOTAL281100.0
403) What was your mother's religious preference when you were growing up? Was it Protestant, Catholic, Jewish, some other religion, or no religion? (MARELIG)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant91063.5
2) Catholic40027.9
3) Jewish322.2
4) None503.5
5) Other362.5
9) No answer50.3
Missing48 
TOTAL1433100.0
404) If mother Protestant: What specific denomination is that, if any? (MADEN)
TOTAL%
10) American Baptist Association252.7
11) American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A.91.0
12) National Baptist Convention of America20.2
13) National Baptist Convention, U.S.A., Inc.60.7
14) Southern Baptist Convention16317.8
15) Other Baptist Churches353.8
18) Baptist, Don't know which9810.7
20) African Methodist Episcopal Church91.0
21) African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church20.2
22) United Methodist Church11612.7
23) Other Methodist Churches91.0
28) Methodist, Don't know which434.7
30) American Lutheran Church212.3
31) Lutheran Church in America121.3
32) Lutheran Church Missouri Synod192.1
33) Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod30.3
34) Other Lutheran Churches70.8
38) Lutheran, Don't know which333.6
40) Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.141.5
41) United Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.182.0
42) Other Presbyterian Churches70.8
48) Presbyterian, Don't know which303.3
50) Episcopal Church313.4
60) Other16117.6
70) No Denomination given or Non-Denominational Church343.7
99) No answer80.9
Missing566 
TOTAL915100.0
405) If mother other, specify denomination (see Note in Summary for codes) (MAOTH)
TOTAL%
7) 10.6
8) 10.6
11) 10.6
12) 84.7
18) 21.2
20) 31.8
23) 31.8
24) 10.6
31) 84.7
32) 31.8
33) 10.6
35) 158.9
36) 63.6
40) 95.3
43) 21.2
44) 31.8
45) 21.2
46) 21.2
51) 42.4
52) 10.6
54) 21.2
56) 31.8
57) 21.2
58) 53.0
59) 1710.1
60) 21.2
63) 10.6
64) 95.3
65) 31.8
68) 148.3
69) 10.6
70) 10.6
71) 53.0
77) 31.8
78) 10.6
80) 21.2
81) 31.8
83) 21.2
107) 10.6
120) 21.2
123) 10.6
130) 10.6
132) 10.6
999) 116.5
Missing1312 
TOTAL169100.0
406) If Jewish: Was she Orthodox, Conservative, Reform or none of these? (MAJEW)
TOTAL%
1) Orthodox821.6
2) Conservative1437.8
3) Reform718.9
4) None12.7
8) Don't know12.7
9) No answer616.2
Missing1444 
TOTAL37100.0
407) Fundamentalism/liberalism of mother's religion (MAFUND)
TOTAL%
1) Fundamentalist47533.1
2) Moderate56639.5
3) Liberal34323.9
9) No answer493.4
Missing48 
TOTAL1433100.0
408) What was your father's religious preference when you were growing up? Was it Protestant, Catholic, Jewish, some other religion, or no religion? (PARELIG)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant70355.0
2) Catholic36028.1
3) Jewish282.2
4) None15111.8
5) Other302.3
8) Don't know10.1
9) No answer60.5
Missing202 
TOTAL1279100.0
409) If father Protestant: What specific denomination is that, if any? (PADEN)
TOTAL%
10) American Baptist Association192.7
11) American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A.50.7
12) National Baptist Convention of America10.1
13) National Baptist Convention, U.S.A., Inc.60.8
14) Southern Baptist Convention12818.1
15) Other Baptist Churches304.2
18) Baptist, Don't know which669.3
20) African Methodist Episcopal Church40.6
21) African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church30.4
22) United Methodist Church8812.4
23) Other Methodist Churches81.1
28) Methodist, Don't know which253.5
30) American Lutheran Church213.0
31) Lutheran Church in America111.6
32) Lutheran Church Missouri Synod121.7
33) Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod10.1
34) Other Lutheran Churches40.6
38) Lutheran, Don't know which273.8
40) Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.91.3
41) United Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.152.1
42) Other Presbyterian Churches60.8
48) Presbyterian, Don't know which283.9
50) Episcopal Church243.4
60) Other12217.2
70) No Denomination given or Non-Denominational Church375.2
99) No answer91.3
Missing772 
TOTAL709100.0
410) If father other, specify denomination (see Note in Summary for codes) (PAOTH)
TOTAL%
3) 10.8
7) 10.8
8) 10.8
12) 86.1
18) 10.8
20) 32.3
23) 32.3
31) 64.6
32) 21.5
33) 10.8
35) 96.9
36) 43.1
37) 10.8
40) 107.6
43) 10.8
44) 53.8
45) 10.8
46) 21.5
51) 43.1
54) 10.8
56) 10.8
57) 10.8
58) 21.5
59) 1410.7
60) 21.5
61) 10.8
64) 86.1
65) 21.5
68) 75.3
69) 10.8
70) 21.5
71) 43.1
74) 10.8
80) 10.8
81) 32.3
83) 10.8
96) 10.8
111) 10.8
116) 10.8
120) 10.8
132) 10.8
999) 107.6
Missing1350 
TOTAL131100.0
411) If Jewish: Was he Orthodox, Conservative, Reform or none of these? (PAJEW)
TOTAL%
1) Orthodox926.5
2) Conservative720.6
3) Reform823.5
4) None of these25.9
8) Don't know12.9
9) No answer720.6
Missing1447 
TOTAL34100.0
412) Fundamentalism/liberalism of father's religion (PAFUND)
TOTAL%
1) Fundamentalist35127.4
2) Moderate50439.4
3) Liberal38129.8
9) No answer433.4
Missing202 
TOTAL1279100.0
413) Did you get any of your grade or high school education in parochial schools or other schools run by religious groups? IF YES: How many years did you attend religious schools? (CHURHSCH)
TOTAL%
0) 0 years119080.4
1) 1 year241.6
2) 2 years292.0
3) 3 years171.1
4) 4 years201.4
5) 5 years151.0
6) 6 years251.7
7) 7 years130.9
8) 8 years624.2
9) 9 years151.0
10) 10 years40.3
11) 11 years80.5
12) 12 years473.2
13) 13 years40.3
14) 14 years40.3
15) 15 years10.1
99) No answer30.2
TOTAL1481100.0
414) When you were growing up, did you attend Sunday school or religious instruction classes regularly, most of the time, some of the time, or never? (SUNSCH16)
TOTAL%
1) Regularly76351.5
2) Most of the time24716.7
3) Some of the time30520.6
4) Never1137.6
5) Attend parochial school473.2
9) No answer60.4
TOTAL1481100.0
415) When you were growing up, did anyone usually say grace or give thanks to God aloud before meals at home? (GRACE16)
TOTAL%
1) Yes99267.0
2) No47932.3
8) Don't know30.2
9) No answer70.5
TOTAL1481100.0
416) Did you ever join a church (synagogue) when you were growing up, that is, become a member by confirmation or such? (JOIN16)
TOTAL%
1) Yes100067.5
2) No47131.8
8) Don't know20.1
9) No answer80.5
TOTAL1481100.0
417) Since you were 16 years old, has there ever been a period of 2 years or more when you did not attend religious services? (LAPSED)
TOTAL%
1) Yes80754.5
2) No67345.4
9) No Answer10.1
TOTAL1481100.0
418) Are you, yourself, a member of a church or synagogue? (CHURHMEM)
TOTAL%
1) Yes90461.0
2) No57739.0
TOTAL1481100.0
419) Do you take part in any of the activities or organizations of your church (synagogue) other than attending service? (CHURHACT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes40845.1
2) No48053.1
9) No answer161.8
Missing577 
TOTAL904100.0
420) About how much time per week, in hours and minutes, do you normally spend watching religious shows on television? (In hours) (TVRELIG)
TOTAL%
0) 105171.0
1) 50.3
2) 20.1
3) 151.0
4) 20.1
5) 604.1
8) 50.3
10) 17011.5
15) 140.9
20) 674.5
25) 30.2
30) 241.6
40) 130.9
45) 10.1
50) 80.5
60) 60.4
70) 50.3
80) 70.5
85) 10.1
100) 40.3
110) 10.1
140) 30.2
150) 10.1
180) 10.1
200) 10.1
350) 10.1
999) 100.7
TOTAL1481100.0
421) Which statement comes closest to expressing what you believe about God: don't believe in God; don't know and no way to find out; believe in higher power; believe in God sometimes; some doubts, but believe in God; no doubts about God's existence. (GOD)
TOTAL%
1) Don't believe221.5
2) Don't know, no way to find out563.8
3) High power1177.9
4) Believe sometimes654.4
5) Believe with doubts27918.8
6) No doubts93963.4
9) No answer30.2
TOTAL1481100.0
422) 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) Yes54136.5
2) No91862.0
8) Don't know110.7
9) No answer110.7
TOTAL1481100.0
423) 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) Yes68246.0
2) No78553.0
8) Don't know10.1
9) No answer130.9
TOTAL1481100.0
424) At your family meals at home, does anyone say grace or give thanks to God aloud before meals? (SAYGRACE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes73749.8
2) No73249.4
9) No answer120.8
TOTAL1481100.0
425) How often have you read the Bible in the last year? (READWORD)
TOTAL%
1) Several times a day493.3
2) Once a day1359.1
3) Several times a week15710.6
4) Once a week1308.8
5) Less than once a week44630.2
6) Not read55737.7
9) No answer30.2
Missing4 
TOTAL1477100.0
426) Agree or disagree: Those who violate God's rules must be punished. (PUNSIN)
TOTAL%
1) Agree strongly32421.9
2) Agree somewhat55137.2
3) Disagree somewhat36224.4
4) Disagree strongly1479.9
8) Don't know875.9
9) No answer100.7
TOTAL1481100.0
427) Agree or disagree: Right and wrong are not usually a simple matter of black and white; there are many shades of gray. (BLKWHITE)
TOTAL%
1) Agree strongly58939.8
2) Agree somewhat62442.1
3) Disagree somewhat1157.8
4) Disagree strongly1026.9
8) Don't know432.9
9) No answer80.5
TOTAL1481100.0
428) Agree or disagree: Immoral actions by one person can corrupt society in general. (ROTAPPLE)
TOTAL%
1) Agree strongly26718.0
2) Agree somewhat47932.3
3) Disagree somewhat41027.7
4) Disagree strongly26918.2
8) Don't know483.2
9) No answer80.5
TOTAL1481100.0
429) Agree or disagree: Morality is a personal matter and society should not force everyone to follow one standard. (PERMORAL)
TOTAL%
1) Agree strongly46931.7
2) Agree somewhat57538.8
3) Disagree somewhat25917.5
4) Disagree strongly1137.6
8) Don't know573.8
9) No answer80.5
TOTAL1481100.0
430) Importance in decisions from 1 (very important) to 5 (not very important) The Bible (DECBIBLE)
TOTAL%
1) Very important50534.1
2) 220413.8
3) 332021.6
4) 418112.2
5) Not very important26017.6
8) Don't know60.4
9) No answer50.3
TOTAL1481100.0
431) Importance in decisions: Your family and friends (DECOTHS)
TOTAL%
1) Very important71548.3
2) 238926.3
3) 322715.3
4) 4684.6
5) Not very important694.7
8) Don't know70.5
9) No answer60.4
TOTAL1481100.0
432) Importance in decisions: The teachings of your church or synagogue (DECCHURH)
TOTAL%
1) Very important42428.6
2) 229119.6
3) 335023.6
4) 416110.9
5) Not very important23315.7
8) Don't know140.9
9) No answer80.5
TOTAL1481100.0
433) Importance in decisions: Your own personal judgment (DECSELF)
TOTAL%
1) Very important105271.0
2) 225016.9
3) 31117.5
4) 4312.1
5) Not very important261.8
8) Don't know40.3
9) No answer70.5
TOTAL1481100.0
434) What makes good Christian OR Jew from 1 (very important) to 5 (not very important). To attend regularly religious service at church or synagogue. (GOCHURCH)
TOTAL%
1) Very important41828.2
2) 221814.7
3) 329820.1
4) 420513.8
5) Not very important31821.5
8) Don't know130.9
9) No answer110.7
TOTAL1481100.0
435) Good Christian OR Jew: To believe in God without question or doubt. (BELIEVE)
TOTAL%
1) Very important78252.8
2) 227118.3
3) 317912.1
4) 4946.3
5) Not very important1328.9
8) Don't know110.7
9) No answer120.8
TOTAL1481100.0
436) Good Christian or Jew: To follow faithfully the teachings of their church or synagogue. (FOLLOW)
TOTAL%
1) Very important46531.4
2) 233122.3
3) 335323.8
4) 415510.5
5) Not very important15210.3
8) Don't know120.8
9) No answer130.9
TOTAL1481100.0
437) Good Christian or Jew: To follow one's conscience even if it means going against what the churches or synagogues say and do. (GOOWNWAY)
TOTAL%
1) Very important60540.9
2) 233322.5
3) 330320.5
4) 4885.9
5) Not very important1107.4
8) Don't know241.6
9) No answer181.2
TOTAL1481100.0
438) Place yourself from: (1) My faith is completely free of doubts; to (7) My faith is mixed with doubts. (MYFAITH)
TOTAL%
1) Free of doubt40127.1
2) 226718.0
3) 323015.5
4) 424116.3
5) 51389.3
6) 6734.9
7) Mixed with doubts1057.1
8) Don't know70.5
9) No answer191.3
TOTAL1481100.0
439) Place yourself from: 1) I often feel angry at God; to 7) I have never felt angry at God. (MADATGOD)
TOTAL%
1) Often angry372.5
2) 2493.3
3) 31037.0
4) 424216.3
5) 521714.7
6) 627118.3
7) Never angry52635.5
8) Don't know70.5
9) No answer292.0
TOTAL1481100.0
440) How often have these problems caused doubts about your religious faith -- often, sometimes, or never. Evil in the world (DOUBTS1)
TOTAL%
1) Often15810.7
2) Sometimes53636.2
3) Never73849.8
8) Don't know312.1
9) No answer181.2
TOTAL1481100.0
441) How often have these problems caused doubts about your religious faith -- often, sometimes, or never. Personal suffering (DOUBTS2)
TOTAL%
1) Often1308.8
2) Sometimes65043.9
3) Never65744.4
8) Don't know261.8
9) No answer181.2
TOTAL1481100.0
442) How often have these problems caused doubts about your religious faith -- often, sometimes, or never. Conflict of faith and science. (DOUBTS3)
TOTAL%
1) Often734.9
2) Sometimes36924.9
3) Never95564.5
8) Don't know644.3
9) No answer201.4
TOTAL1481100.0
443) How often have these problems caused doubts about your religious faith -- often, sometimes, or never. Feeling that life really has no meaning. (DOUBTS4)
TOTAL%
1) Often533.6
2) Sometimes26918.2
3) Never110874.8
8) Don't know322.2
9) No answer191.3
TOTAL1481100.0
444) How often have these events strengthened your religious faith -- often, sometimes, or never. Death in the family (FAITH1)
TOTAL%
1) Often40427.3
2) Sometimes56738.3
3) Never44430.0
8) Don't know453.0
9) No answer211.4
TOTAL1481100.0
445) How often have these events strengthened your religious faith -- often, sometimes, or never. Birth of a child (FAITH2)
TOTAL%
1) Often68646.3
2) Sometimes41528.0
3) Never31221.1
8) Don't know463.1
9) No answer221.5
TOTAL1481100.0
446) How often have these events strengthened your religious faith -- often, sometimes, or never. Marriage (FAITH3)
TOTAL%
1) Often51234.6
2) Sometimes47932.3
3) Never40727.5
8) Don't know614.1
9) No answer221.5
TOTAL1481100.0
447) How often have these events strengthened your religious faith -- often, sometimes, or never. Intense sexual pleasure (FAITH4)
TOTAL%
1) Often1479.9
2) Sometimes29519.9
3) Never84957.3
8) Don't know15210.3
9) No answer382.6
TOTAL1481100.0
448) Who are your good friends? Is (first person named) a member of your congregation? (FRNDCON1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes35724.8
2) No77453.7
3) R doesn't belong to any congregation25217.5
8) Don't know151.0
9) No answer443.1
Missing39 
TOTAL1442100.0
449) Who are your good friends? Is (second person named) a member of your congregation? (FRNDCON2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes32024.2
2) No71454.0
3) R doesn't belong to any congregation22817.3
8) Don't know141.1
9) No answer453.4
Missing160 
TOTAL1321100.0
450) Who are your good friends? Is (third person named) a member of your congregation? (FRNDCON3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes25322.1
2) No63755.6
3) R doesn't belong to any congregation19717.2
8) Don't know141.2
9) No answer443.8
Missing336 
TOTAL1145100.0
451) What is religious preference of first friend? Is it Protestant, Catholic, Jewish, some other religion, or no religion? (FRNDREL1)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant66646.2
2) Catholic30921.4
3) Jewish312.1
4) None1077.4
5) Other473.3
8) Don't know19813.7
9) No answer845.8
Missing39 
TOTAL1442100.0
452) What is religious preference of second friend? Is it Protestant, Catholic, Jewish, some other religion, or no religion? (FRNDREL2)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant57943.8
2) Catholic29722.5
3) Jewish342.6
4) None1027.7
5) Other463.5
8) Don't know18313.9
9) No answer806.1
Missing160 
TOTAL1321100.0
453) What is religious preference of third person? Is it Protestant, Catholic, Jewish, some other religion, or no religion? (FRNDREL3)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant49743.4
2) Catholic24821.7
3) Jewish363.1
4) None857.4
5) Other363.1
8) Don't know16714.6
9) No answer766.6
Missing336 
TOTAL1145100.0
454) If friend Protestant: What specific denomination is that, if any? Denomination of First Person. (FRNDDEN1)
TOTAL%
10) American Baptist Association162.1
11) American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A.50.7
13) National Baptist Convention, U.S.A., Inc.50.7
14) Southern Baptist Convention10013.3
15) Other Baptist Churches202.7
18) Baptist, Don't know which7510.0
20) African Methodist Episcopal Church60.8
21) Episcopal Zion Church10.1
22) United Methodist Church638.4
23) Other Methodist Churches40.5
28) Methodist, Don't know which243.2
30) American Lutheran Church182.4
31) Lutheran Church in America20.3
32) Lutheran Church Missouri Synod121.6
34) Other Lutheran Churches20.3
35) Evangelical Lutheran20.3
38) Lutheran, Don't know which253.3
40) Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.60.8
41) United Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.131.7
48) Presbyterian, Don't know which192.5
50) Episcopal Church162.1
60) Other12016.0
70) No Denomination given or Non-Denominational Church8210.9
98) Don't know212.8
99) No answer9312.4
Missing731 
TOTAL750100.0
455) If friend Protestant: What specific denomination is that, if any? Denomination of Second Person (FRNDDEN2)
TOTAL%
10) American Baptist Association101.5
11) American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A.50.8
13) National Baptist Convention, U.S.A., Inc.40.6
14) Southern Baptist Convention7010.6
15) Other Baptist Churches233.5
18) Baptist, Don't know which568.5
20) African Methodist Episcopal Church40.6
21) Episcopal Zion Church10.2
22) United Methodist Church527.9
23) Other Methodist Churches30.5
28) Methodist, Don't know which162.4
30) American Lutheran Church182.7
31) Lutheran Church in America40.6
32) Lutheran Church Missouri Synod91.4
34) Other Lutheran Churches30.5
35) Evangelical Lutheran10.2
38) Lutheran, Don't know which274.1
40) Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.60.9
41) United Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.111.7
42) Other Presbyterian Churches50.8
48) Presbyterian, Don't know which233.5
50) Episcopal Church172.6
60) Other10616.1
70) No Denomination given or Non-Denominational Church7210.9
98) Don't know213.2
99) No answer9214.0
Missing822 
TOTAL659100.0
456) If friend Protestant: What specific denomination is that, if any? Denomination of Third Person (FRNDDEN3)
TOTAL%
10) American Baptist Association111.9
11) American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A.50.9
12) National Baptist Convention of America10.2
13) National Baptist Convention, U.S.A., Inc.30.5
14) Southern Baptist Convention8314.5
15) Other Baptist Churches213.7
18) Baptist, Don't know which539.2
20) African Methodist Episcopal Church30.5
21) African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church10.2
22) United Methodist Church437.5
23) Other Methodist Churches50.9
28) Methodist, Don't know which223.8
30) American Lutheran Church101.7
31) Lutheran Church in America50.9
32) Lutheran Church Missouri Synod122.1
33) Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod10.2
34) Other Lutheran Churches10.2
38) Lutheran, Don't know which173.0
40) Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.30.5
41) United Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.91.6
42) Other Presbyterian Churches10.2
48) Presbyterian, Don't know which152.6
50) Episcopal Church101.7
60) Other9015.7
70) No Denomination given or Non-Denominational Church508.7
98) Don't know which101.7
99) No answer8815.4
Missing908 
TOTAL573100.0
457) If friend other, specify denomination of first person (see Note in Summary for codes) (FRNDOTH1)
TOTAL%
3) 10.5
9) 10.5
12) 115.2
18) 10.5
23) 10.5
27) 10.5
32) 20.9
33) 10.5
35) 83.8
36) 52.3
37) 10.5
40) 73.3
43) 10.5
44) 41.9
47) 10.5
51) 62.8
52) 31.4
54) 10.5
56) 41.9
58) 52.3
59) 104.7
60) 10.5
61) 10.5
64) 31.4
65) 20.9
67) 10.5
68) 94.2
71) 31.4
77) 31.4
78) 31.4
81) 41.9
83) 10.5
93) 10.5
95) 10.5
97) 10.5
100) 10.5
103) 10.5
116) 10.5
128) 10.5
129) 10.5
998) 20.9
999) 9745.5
Missing1268 
TOTAL213100.0
458) If friend other, specify denomination of second person (see Note in Summary for codes) (FRNDOTH2)
TOTAL%
11) 10.5
12) 94.5
14) 10.5
18) 21.0
20) 21.0
23) 10.5
27) 21.0
30) 10.5
32) 21.0
35) 94.5
36) 73.5
37) 10.5
40) 31.5
43) 10.5
44) 42.0
51) 21.0
52) 10.5
53) 21.0
54) 10.5
56) 21.0
58) 105.1
59) 105.1
60) 10.5
64) 42.0
65) 21.0
67) 10.5
68) 73.5
71) 21.0
77) 42.0
78) 10.5
80) 10.5
83) 10.5
95) 10.5
116) 10.5
126) 10.5
998) 10.5
999) 9648.5
Missing1283 
TOTAL198100.0
459) If friend other, specify denomination of third person (see Note in Summary for codes) (FRNDOTH3)
TOTAL%
9) 10.6
12) 95.1
14) 10.6
18) 21.1
20) 10.6
23) 10.6
33) 21.1
35) 42.2
36) 42.2
40) 42.2
44) 10.6
51) 21.1
52) 10.6
54) 10.6
56) 21.1
58) 84.5
59) 105.6
61) 10.6
64) 31.7
65) 42.2
67) 10.6
68) 105.6
71) 21.1
74) 10.6
77) 21.1
78) 10.6
80) 10.6
81) 21.1
93) 10.6
95) 10.6
97) 10.6
998) 21.1
999) 9151.1
Missing1303 
TOTAL178100.0
460) Friend's religion: First person's fundamentalism/liberalism (FRNDFND1)
TOTAL%
1) Fundamentalist31621.9
2) Moderate47232.7
3) Liberal28619.8
9) No answer36825.5
Missing39 
TOTAL1442100.0
461) Friend's religion: Second person's fundamentalism/liberalism (FRNDFND2)
TOTAL%
1) Fundamentalist26119.8
2) Moderate44833.9
3) Liberal26219.8
9) No answer35026.5
Missing160 
TOTAL1321100.0
462) Friend's religion: Third person's fundamentalism/liberalism (FRNDFND3)
TOTAL%
1) Fundamentalist25922.6
2) Moderate34930.5
3) Liberal23020.1
9) No answer30726.8
Missing336 
TOTAL1145100.0
463) Respondent's first spouse's education (FSTSPEDC)
TOTAL%
97) 1481100.0
TOTAL1481100.0
464) Respondent's first spouse's degree (FSTSPDEG)
TOTAL%
7) Not applicable1481100.0
TOTAL1481100.0
465) Sibling's education (SIBEDUC)
TOTAL%
97) Not applicable1481100.0
TOTAL1481100.0
466) Sibling's degree (SIBDEG)
TOTAL%
7) Not applicable1481100.0
TOTAL1481100.0
467) A working mother can establish just as warm and secure a relationship with her children as a mother who does not work--do you agree or disagree? (MAWRKWRM)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree39427.9
2) Agree51336.3
3) Neither agree nor disagree1218.6
4) Disagree25317.9
5) Strongly disagree1027.2
8) Can't choose110.8
9) No answer201.4
Missing67 
TOTAL1414100.0
468) A preschool child is likely to suffer if his or her mother works--do you agree or disagree? (KIDSUFFR)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree14210.0
2) Agree45232.0
3) Neither agree nor disagree17512.4
4) Disagree40028.3
5) Strongly disagree20814.7
8) Can't choose151.1
9) No answer221.6
Missing67 
TOTAL1414100.0
469) All in all, family life suffers when the woman has a full-time job--do you agree or disagree? (FAMSUFFR)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree1178.3
2) Agree36225.6
3) Neither agree nor disagree21014.9
4) Disagree45131.9
5) Strongly disagre23316.5
8) Can't choose120.8
9) No answer292.1
Missing67 
TOTAL1414100.0
470) A woman and her family will be happier if she goes out to work--do you agree or disagree? (HAPIFWRK)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree473.3
2) Agree18112.8
3) Neither agree nor disagree50936.0
4) Disagree46733.0
5) Strongly disagree1369.6
8) Can't choose483.4
9) No answer261.8
Missing67 
TOTAL1414100.0
471) A job is alright, but what most women really want is a home and children--do you agree or disagree? (HOMEKID)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree1087.6
2) Agree35425.0
3) Neither agree nor disagree35825.3
4) Disagree35925.4
5) Strongly disagree16411.6
8) Can't choose443.1
9) No answer271.9
Missing67 
TOTAL1414100.0
472) Being a housewife is just as fulfilling as working for pay--do you agree or disagree? (HOUSEWRK)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree22515.9
2) Agree49835.2
3) Neither agree nor disagree31422.2
4) Disagree22115.6
5) Strongly disagree866.1
8) Can't choose433.0
9) No answer271.9
Missing67 
TOTAL1414100.0
473) Having a job is the best way for a woman to be an independent person--do you agree or disagree? (FEJOBIND)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree15711.1
2) Agree44431.4
3) Neither agree nor disagree31622.3
4) Disagree35525.1
5) Strongly disagree825.8
8) Can't choose372.6
9) No answer231.6
Missing67 
TOTAL1414100.0
474) Both the husband and the wife should contribute to the household income--do you agree or disagree? (TWOINCS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree21014.9
2) Agree46332.7
3) Neither agree nor disagree41429.3
4) Disagree22315.8
5) Strongly disagree443.1
8) Can't choose312.2
9) No answer292.1
Missing67 
TOTAL1414100.0
475) A husband's job is to earn money; a wife's job is to look after the home and family--do you agree or disagree? (HUBBYWRK)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree1198.4
2) Agree26618.8
3) Neither agree nor disagree28119.9
4) Disagree44131.2
5) Strongly disagree26518.7
8) Can't choose201.4
9) No answer221.6
Missing67 
TOTAL1414100.0
476) I would enjoy having a job even if I didn't need the money--do you agree or disagree? (ILIKEJOB)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree21114.9
2) Agree65046.0
3) Neither agree nor disagree17312.2
4) Disagree22816.1
5) Strongly disagree976.9
8) Can't choose342.4
9) No answer211.5
Missing67 
TOTAL1414100.0
477) Do you think that women should work outside the home full-time, part-time or not at all after marrying and before there are children? (WRKNOKID)
TOTAL%
1) Work full-time93165.8
2) Work part-time21515.2
3) Stay home674.7
8) Can't choose17112.1
9) No answer302.1
Missing67 
TOTAL1414100.0
478) Should women work outside the home full-time, part-time or not at all when there is a child under school age? (WRKBABY)
TOTAL%
1) Work full-time1369.6
2) Work part-time42530.1
3) Stay home68148.2
8) Can't choose14310.1
9) No answer292.1
Missing67 
TOTAL1414100.0
479) Should women work outside the home full-time, part-time or not at all after the youngest child starts school? (WRKSCH)
TOTAL%
1) Work full-time43330.6
2) Work part-time63344.8
3) Stay home15711.1
8) Can't choose15911.2
9) No answer322.3
Missing67 
TOTAL1414100.0
480) Should women work outside the home full-time, part-time or not at all after the children leave home? (WRKGROWN)
TOTAL%
1) Work full-time88862.8
2) Work part-time23616.7
3) Stay home624.4
8) Can't choose19713.9
9) No answer312.2
Missing67 
TOTAL1414100.0
481) Think of a child under 3 years old whose parents both have full-time jobs. How suitable do you think each of these child care arrangements would be for the child? A public day care center? (DAYCARE1)
TOTAL%
1) Very suitable26718.9
2) Somewhat suitable54838.8
3) Not very suitable27819.7
4) Not suitable16511.7
8) Can't choose997.0
9) No answer574.0
Missing67 
TOTAL1414100.0
482) Child care: A private day care center? (DAYCARE2)
TOTAL%
1) Very suitable44331.3
2) Somewhat suitable60042.4
3) Not very suitable14510.3
4) Not suitable825.8
8) Can't choose926.5
9) No answer523.7
Missing67 
TOTAL1414100.0
483) Child care: A babysitter? (DAYCARE3)
TOTAL%
1) Very suitable37226.3
2) Somewhat suitable61643.6
3) Not very suitable20314.4
4) Not suitable896.3
8) Can't choose725.1
9) No answer624.4
Missing67 
TOTAL1414100.0
484) Child care: A neighbor or friend? (DAYCARE4)
TOTAL%
1) Very suitable36726.0
2) Somewhat suitable60742.9
3) Not very suitable22015.6
4) Not suitable845.9
8) Can't choose815.7
9) No answer553.9
Missing67 
TOTAL1414100.0
485) Child care: A Relative? (DAYCARE5)
TOTAL%
1) Very suitable70349.7
2) Somewhat suitable47933.9
3) Not very suitable896.3
4) Not suitable443.1
8) Can't choose594.2
9) No answer402.8
Missing67 
TOTAL1414100.0
486) If you were advising a young woman, which of the following ways of life would you recommend? 1. To live alone without a steady partner; 2. To live with a steady partner, without marrying; 3. To live with a steady partner for a while, and then marry; 4. To marry without living together first? (FEMARRY)
TOTAL%
1) To live alone, without a steady partner1319.3
2) To live with a steady partner, without marrying372.6
3) To live with a steady partner for a while, and then marry37226.3
4) To marry without living together first65246.1
8) Can't choose19713.9
9) No answer251.8
Missing67 
TOTAL1414100.0
487) If you were advising a young man, which of the following ways of life would you recommend? (MEMARRY)
TOTAL%
1) To live alone, without a steady partner14310.1
2) To live with a steady partner, without marrying402.8
3) To live with a steady partner for a while, and then marry36926.1
4) To marry without living together first63645.0
8) Can't choose19914.1
9) No answer271.9
Missing67 
TOTAL1414100.0
488) Married people are generally happier then unmarried people--do you agree or disagree? (MARHAPPY)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree23316.5
2) Agree48534.3
3) Neither agree nor disagree41129.1
4) Disagree18413.0
5) Strongly disagree302.1
8) Can't choose533.7
9) No answer181.3
Missing67 
TOTAL1414100.0
489) Personal freedom is more important than the companionship of marriage--do you agree or disagree? (MARFREE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree543.8
2) Agree16011.3
3) Neither agree nor disagree34524.4
4) Disagree63344.8
5) Strongly disagree14410.2
8) Can't choose503.5
9) No answer282.0
Missing67 
TOTAL1414100.0
490) The main advantage of marriage is that it gives financial security--do you agree or disagree? (MARFIN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree523.7
2) Agree17212.2
3) Neither agree nor disagree25017.7
4) Disagree67247.5
5) Strongly disagree21815.4
8) Can't choose282.0
9) No answer221.6
Missing67 
TOTAL1414100.0
491) The main purpose of marriage these days is to have children--do you agree or disagree? (MARKIDS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree362.5
2) Agree1279.0
3) Neither agree nor disagree23016.3
4) Disagree72751.4
5) Strongly disagree23816.8
8) Can't choose322.3
9) No answer241.7
Missing67 
TOTAL1414100.0
492) It is better to have had a bad marriage than no marriage at all--do you agree or disagree? (MARNOMAR)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree191.3
2) Agree443.1
3) Neither agree nor disagree815.7
4) Disagree58341.2
5) Strongly disagree64145.3
8) Can't choose231.6
9) No answer231.6
Missing67 
TOTAL1414100.0
493) People who want children ought to get married--do you agree or disagree? (MARLEGIT)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree48434.2
2) Agree52937.4
3) Neither agree nor disagree16511.7
4) Disagree15611.0
5) Strongly disagree483.4
8) Can't choose80.6
9) No answer241.7
Missing67 
TOTAL1414100.0
494) A single mother can bring up her child as well as a married couple--do you agree or disagree? (MARMAKID)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree1117.9
2) Agree40828.9
3) Neither agree nor disagree22315.8
4) Disagree47733.7
5) Strongly disagree15611.0
8) Can't choose161.1
9) No answer231.6
Missing67 
TOTAL1414100.0
495) A single father can bring up his child as well as a married couple--do you agree or disagree? (MARPAKID)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree946.6
2) Agree34824.6
3) Neither agree nor disagree23516.6
4) Disagree52937.4
5) Strongly disagree16411.6
8) Can't choose181.3
9) No answer261.8
Missing67 
TOTAL1414100.0
496) Couples don't take marriage seriously enough when divorce is easily available. (MARDIV)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree29320.7
2) Agree60342.6
3) Neither agree nor disagree22716.1
4) Disagree19513.8
5) Strongly disagree473.3
8) Can't choose261.8
9) No answer231.6
Missing67 
TOTAL1414100.0
497) Homosexual couples should have the right to marry one another--do you agree or disagree? (MARHOMO)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree443.1
2) Agree1188.3
3) Neither agree nor disagree19613.9
4) Disagree33623.8
5) Strongly disagree61343.4
8) Can't choose825.8
9) No answer251.8
Missing67 
TOTAL1414100.0
498) All in all what do you think is the ideal number of children for a family to have? (NUMKIDS)
TOTAL%
0) None120.8
1) 1251.8
2) 273351.8
3) 333323.6
4) 418312.9
5) 5261.8
6) 6151.1
7) 7 or more120.8
8) Don't know110.8
9) No answer644.5
Missing67 
TOTAL1414100.0
499) What do you feel about a family with no children? (NOKIDS)
TOTAL%
1) Very desirable533.7
2) Desirable16711.8
3) Neither desirable nor undesirable47333.5
4) Undesirable36625.9
5) Very undesirable16211.5
8) Can't choose1148.1
9) No answer795.6
Missing67 
TOTAL1414100.0
500) What do you feel about a family with one child? (ONEKID)
TOTAL%
1) Very desirable966.8
2) Desirable58341.2
3) Neither desirable nor undesirable30721.7
4) Undesirable23916.9
5) Very undesirable332.3
8) Can't choose594.2
9) No answer976.9
Missing67 
TOTAL1414100.0
501) What do you feel about a family with two children? (TWOKIDS)
TOTAL%
1) Very desirable35825.3
2) Desirable72651.3
3) Neither desirable nor undesirable16912.0
4) Undesirable322.3
5) Very undesirable130.9
8) Can't choose483.4
9) No answer684.8
Missing67 
TOTAL1414100.0
502) What do you feel about a family with three children? (THREKIDS)
TOTAL%
1) Very desirable21415.1
2) Desirable59041.7
3) Neither desirable nor undesirable29921.1
4) Undesirable1409.9
5) Very undesirable382.7
8) Can't choose574.0
9) No answer765.4
Missing67 
TOTAL1414100.0
503) What do you feel about a family with four children? (FOURKIDS)
TOTAL%
1) Very desirable15410.9
2) Desirable31422.2
3) Neither desirable nor undesirable33523.7
4) Undesirable30021.2
5) Very undesirable15611.0
8) Can't choose845.9
9) No answer715.0
Missing67 
TOTAL1414100.0
504) Children are more trouble than they are worth--do you agree or disagree? (KIDTRBLE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree181.3
2) Agree392.8
3) Neither agree nor disagree1279.0
4) Disagree55038.9
5) Strongly disagree64345.5
8) Can't choose201.4
9) No answer171.2
Missing67 
TOTAL1414100.0
505) Watching children grow up is life's greatest joy--do you agree or disagree? (KIDJOY)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree58141.1
2) Agree62644.3
3) Neither agree nor disagree1268.9
4) Disagree362.5
5) Strongly disagree191.3
8) Can't choose100.7
9) No answer161.1
Missing67 
TOTAL1414100.0
506) Having children interferes too much with the freedom of parents--do you agree or disagree? (KIDNOFRE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree251.8
2) Agree1309.2
3) Neither agree nor disagree18613.2
4) Disagree65646.4
5) Strongly disagree37026.2
8) Can't choose251.8
9) No answer221.6
Missing67 
TOTAL1414100.0
507) A marriage without children is not fully complete--do you agree or disagree? (KIDLESS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree19613.9
2) Agree42730.2
3) Neither agree nor disagree32422.9
4) Disagree30521.6
5) Strongly disagree1027.2
8) Can't choose443.1
9) No answer161.1
Missing67 
TOTAL1414100.0
508) It is better not to have children because they are such a heavy financial burden--do you agree or disagree? (KIDFIN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree161.1
2) Agree412.9
3) Neither agree nor disagree14310.1
4) Disagree67047.4
5) Strongly disagree50635.8
8) Can't choose221.6
9) No answer161.1
Missing67 
TOTAL1414100.0
509) People who have never had children lead empty lives--do you agree or disagree? (KIDEMPTY)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree1158.1
2) Agree25117.8
3) Neither agree nor disagree37326.4
4) Disagree41529.3
5) Strongly disagree19213.6
8) Can't choose513.6
9) No answer171.2
Missing67 
TOTAL1414100.0
510) In general, would you say that the law now makes it easy or difficult for people who want to get divorced? (DIVNOW)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree57240.5
2) Agree44331.3
3) Neither agree nor disagree19713.9
4) Disagree755.3
5) Strongly disagree523.7
8) Can't choose453.2
9) No answer302.1
Missing67 
TOTAL1414100.0
511) In general, how easy or difficult do you think the law should make it easy for couples without young children to get a divorce? (DIVNOKID)
TOTAL%
1) Very easy23416.5
2) Fairly easy28920.4
3) Neither easy nor difficult42029.7
4) Fairly difficult23716.8
5) Very difficult1258.8
8) Can't choose795.6
9) No answer302.1
Missing67 
TOTAL1414100.0
512) And what about couples with young children? How easy or difficult should the law make it for them to get a divorce? (DIVIFKID)
TOTAL%
1) Very easy594.2
2) Fairly easy1349.5
3) Neither easy nor difficult42530.1
4) Fairly difficult36826.0
5) Very difficult32523.0
8) Can't choose765.4
9) No answer271.9
Missing67 
TOTAL1414100.0
513) When a marriage is troubled and unhappy, do you think it is generally better for the children if the couple stays together or gets divorced? (DIVKIDS)
TOTAL%
1) Much better to divorce23816.8
2) Better to divorce53637.9
3) Worse to divorce19413.7
4) Much worse to divorce1057.4
8) Can't choose31522.3
9) No answer261.8
Missing67 
TOTAL1414100.0
514) When a marriage is troubled and unhappy, is it generally better for the wife if the couple stays together or gets divorced? (DIVWIFE)
TOTAL%
1) Much better to divorce23216.4
2) Better to divorce55839.5
3) Worse to divorce18513.1
4) Much worse to divorce835.9
8) Can't choose32623.1
9) No answer302.1
Missing67 
TOTAL1414100.0
515) When a marriage is troubled and unhappy, is it generally better for the husband if the couple stays together or gets divorced? (DIVHUBBY)
TOTAL%
1) Much better to divorce23416.5
2) Better to divorce57140.4
3) Worse to divorce18012.7
4) Much worse to divorce765.4
8) Can't choose32222.8
9) No answer312.2
Missing67 
TOTAL1414100.0
516) Did your mother ever work for pay for as long as one year after you were born and before you were 14? (MAWORK14)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, she worked66547.0
2) No69649.2
3) Did not live with mother261.8
8) Don't know20.1
9) No answer251.8
Missing67 
TOTAL1414100.0
517) Were you ever divorced? (EVDIV)
TOTAL%
1) Yes36125.5
2) No74953.0
3) Never married28019.8
9) No answer241.7
Missing67 
TOTAL1414100.0
518) Was your current spouse ever divorced? (SPEVDIV)
TOTAL%
1) Yes17312.2
2) No75453.3
3) Not married28019.8
9) No Answer20714.6
Missing67 
TOTAL1414100.0
519) Did you live with your husband/wife before you got married? (COHABIT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes17623.3
2) No56674.9
9) No answer141.9
Missing725 
TOTAL756100.0
520) Married women with children: Did you work outside the home full-time, part-time, or not at all after marrying and before you had children? (RWRKNOKD)
TOTAL%
1) Worked full-time19257.7
2) Worked part-time3811.4
3) Stayed home8224.6
8) Don't know72.1
9) No answer144.2
Missing1148 
TOTAL333100.0
521) Married women with children: Did you work outside the home full-time, part-time or not at all when a child (of yours) was under school age? (RWRKBABY)
TOTAL%
1) Worked full-time7021.0
2) Worked part-time6720.1
3) Stayed home17452.3
8) Don't know51.5
9) No answer175.1
Missing1148 
TOTAL333100.0
522) Married women with children: Did you work outside the home full-time, part-time, or not at all after your youngest child started school? (RWRKSCH)
TOTAL%
1) Worked full-time10330.9
2) Worked part-time6920.7
3) Stayed home8726.1
8) Don't know5516.5
9) No answer195.7
Missing1148 
TOTAL333100.0
523) Married women with children: Did you work outside the home full-time, part-time, or not at all after the children left home? (RWRKGRWN)
TOTAL%
1) Worked full-time10330.9
2) Worked part-time319.3
3) Stayed home4012.0
8) Don't know13741.1
9) No answer226.6
Missing1148 
TOTAL333100.0
524) Married and both currently working for pay: Who earns more money? (EARNSMOR)
TOTAL%
1) The husband earns much more20756.4
2) The husband earns a bit more7119.3
3) We earn the same amount339.0
4) The wife earns a bit more277.4
5) The wife earns much more164.4
9) No answer133.5
Missing1114 
TOTAL367100.0
525) Within the past 12 months, how many people have you known personally that were victims of homicide? (CIDEKNEW)
TOTAL%
0) 0132589.5
1) 1956.4
2) 2362.4
3) 3130.9
4) 440.3
5) 540.3
6) 610.1
7) 7 or more10.1
9) No answer20.1
TOTAL1481100.0
526) Think abut the person you know best who was a victim of homicide. Please tell me the letter of the category on the card which best describes your relationship to that person. (CIDEWHO)
TOTAL%
2) Partner or lover21.3
4) Other relative1710.9
5) Friend7044.9
6) Neighbor106.4
7) Co-worker138.3
8) Acquaintance3723.7
10) Other53.2
99) No answer21.3
Missing1325 
TOTAL156100.0
527) Know victim of homicide (closest): We would like to know a few things about that person. Was that person male or female? (CIDESEX)
TOTAL%
1) Male12177.6
2) Female3119.9
9) No answer42.6
Missing1325 
TOTAL156100.0
528) Know victim of homicide (closest): How old was that person? Was (he/she) 10 years or under, 11-20, 21-40, or 41 years or older? (CIDEAGE)
TOTAL%
1) 10 years of under21.3
2) 11-202616.7
3) 21-409057.7
4) 41 years or older3522.4
9) No answer31.9
Missing1325 
TOTAL156100.0
529) Know victim of homicide (closest): What was that person's race? Was it Black, White, Hispanic or other? (CIDERACE)
TOTAL%
1) Black4830.8
2) White8151.9
3) Hispanic1811.5
4) Other74.5
9) No answer21.3
Missing1325 
TOTAL156100.0
530) How many people have you known personally, either living or dead, who came down with the disease called AIDS? (AIDSKNOW)
TOTAL%
0) 0134290.6
1) 1926.2
2) 2221.5
3) 390.6
4) 430.2
5) 550.3
6) 610.1
7) 760.4
9) No answer10.1
TOTAL1481100.0
531) Think about the person you have known best, living or dead, who came down with AIDS. Please tell me the letter of the category on the card which best describes your relationship to that person. (AIDSWHO)
TOTAL%
1) Husband/wife10.7
4) Other relative53.6
5) Friend3726.6
6) Neighbor75.0
7) Co-worker2115.1
8) Acquaintance5237.4
9) Patient64.3
10) Other75.0
99) No answer32.2
Missing1342 
TOTAL139100.0
532) Know someone with aids (closest): We would like to know a few other things about that person. Is that person currently living, or has that person died? (AIDSDEAD)
TOTAL%
1) Living4935.3
2) Dead8661.9
9) No answer42.9
Missing1342 
TOTAL139100.0
533) Know someone with aids (closest): (Is/Was) that person male or female? (AIDSSEX)
TOTAL%
1) Male13194.2
2) Female53.6
9) No answer32.2
Missing1342 
TOTAL139100.0
534) Know someone with aids (closest): How old (is/was) that person? (AIDSAGE)
TOTAL%
2) 11-2053.6
3) 21-409971.2
4) 41 years or older3223.0
9) No answer32.2
Missing1342 
TOTAL139100.0
535) Know someone with aids (closest): What (is/was) that person's race? (Is/was) it Black, White, Hispanic, or other? (AIDSRACE)
TOTAL%
1) Black2518.0
2) White9870.5
3) Hispanic107.2
4) Other42.9
9) No answer21.4
Missing1342 
TOTAL139100.0
536) Do you support or oppose the following measures to deal with AIDS? Prohibit students with the AIDS virus from attending public school (AIDSSCH)
TOTAL%
1) Support17123.8
2) Oppose47666.3
8) No opinion608.4
9) No answer111.5
Missing763 
TOTAL718100.0
537) Develop a government information program to promote safe sex practice, such as the use of condoms--do you support or oppose? (AIDSADS)
TOTAL%
1) Support58381.2
2) Oppose9513.2
8) No opinion304.2
9) No answer101.4
Missing763 
TOTAL718100.0
538) Permit insurance companies to test applicants for the AIDS virus--do you support or oppose? (AIDSINSR)
TOTAL%
1) Support40256.0
2) Oppose24534.1
8) No opinion618.5
9) No answer101.4
Missing763 
TOTAL718100.0
539) Have the government pay all of the health care costs of AIDS patients--do you support or oppose? (AIDSHLTH)
TOTAL%
1) Support21229.5
2) Oppose42959.7
8) No opinion669.2
9) No answer111.5
Missing763 
TOTAL718100.0
540) Conduct mandatory testing for the AIDS virus before marriage--do you support or oppose? (AIDSMAR)
TOTAL%
1) Support64784.8
2) Oppose8010.5
8) No opinion263.4
9) No answer101.3
Missing718 
TOTAL763100.0
541) Require the teaching of safe sex practices, such as the use of condoms, in sex education courses in public schools--do you support or oppose? (AIDSSXED)
TOTAL%
1) Support64184.0
2) Oppose9111.9
8) No opinion222.9
9) No answer91.2
Missing718 
TOTAL763100.0
542) Require people with the AIDS virus to wear identification tags that look like those carried by people with allergies or diabetes--do you support or oppose? (AIDSIDS)
TOTAL%
1) Support43256.6
2) Oppose25533.4
8) No opinion658.5
9) No answer111.4
Missing718 
TOTAL763100.0
543) Make victims with AIDS eligible for disability benefits--do you support or oppose? (AIDSFARE)
TOTAL%
1) Support40252.7
2) Oppose27335.8
8) No opinion7610.0
9) No answer121.6
Missing718 
TOTAL763100.0
544) How many sex partners have you had in the last 12 months? (PARTNERS)
TOTAL%
0) No partners31822.9
1) 1 partner87562.9
2) 2 partners785.6
3) 3 partners513.7
4) 4 partners261.9
5) 5-10 partners221.6
6) 11-20 partners50.4
7) 21-100 partners50.4
8) More than 100 partners10.1
9) 1+ partners90.6
Missing91 
TOTAL1390100.0
545) Was one of the partners your husband or wife or regular sexual partner? (MATESEX)
TOTAL%
1) Yes97390.8
2) No888.2
9) No answer111.0
Missing409 
TOTAL1072100.0
546) If you had other partners, please indicate all categories that apply to them. Close personal friend (FRNDSEX)
TOTAL%
1) Yes11146.6
2) No5924.8
9) No answer6828.6
Missing1243 
TOTAL238100.0
547) Had sex with: Neighbor, Co-Worker, or long-term acquaintance (ACQNTSEX)
TOTAL%
1) Yes5723.9
2) No11347.5
9) No answer6828.6
Missing1243 
TOTAL238100.0
548) Had sex with: Casual date or pick-up (PIKUPSEX)
TOTAL%
1) Yes4820.2
2) No12251.3
9) No answer6828.6
Missing1243 
TOTAL238100.0
549) Had sex with: Person you paid for sex (PAIDSEX)
TOTAL%
1) Yes41.7
2) No16669.7
9) No answer6828.6
Missing1243 
TOTAL238100.0
550) Had sex with: Other (OTHERSEX)
TOTAL%
1) Yes20.8
2) No16870.6
9) No answer6828.6
Missing1243 
TOTAL238100.0
551) Have your sex partners in the last 12 months been exclusively male, both male and female, exclusively female. (SEXSEX)
TOTAL%
1) Exclusively male55651.9
2) Both male and female20.2
3) Exclusively female46143.0
9) No answer534.9
Missing409 
TOTAL1072100.0
552) Poverty Status of Household (POVLINE)
TOTAL%
1) Poor16711.3
2) Poor-Imputed10.1
3) Non-poor114277.4
4) Non-poor-Imputed1117.5
5) Borderline-Imputed553.7
Missing5 
TOTAL1476100.0
553) Income Deficit of Household (INCDEF)
TOTAL%
1) -$10,00070.5
2) -$10,000 to -$5,000523.8
3) -$4,999 to -$1,000936.9
4) -$999 to +$999805.9
5) +$1,000 to $4,99914110.4
6) +$5,000 to $10,00015211.2
7) +$10,00027420.2
8) 20,000+55741.1
Missing125 
TOTAL1356100.0
554) Family income on 1972-1991 surveys in constant dollars (base=1986) (REALINC)
TOTAL%
483) 201.5
1930) 251.8
3378) 231.7
4343) 402.9
5308) 423.1
6273) 352.6
7238) 423.1
8685) 544.0
10857) 836.1
13269) 816.0
15682) 685.0
18094) 564.1
20507) 664.9
22919) 735.4
26538) 1168.5
31364) 1208.8
36189) 926.8
43426) 1249.1
53077) 775.7
91587) 1208.8
Missing124 
TOTAL1357100.0
555) Respondent's income on 1972-1991 surveys in constant dollars (base=1986) (REALRINC)
TOTAL%
483) 343.6
1930) 535.6
3378) 444.7
4343) 212.2
5308) 262.8
6273) 283.0
7238) 353.7
8685) 404.2
10857) 848.9
13269) 636.7
15682) 687.2
18094) 495.2
20507) 505.3
22919) 717.5
26538) 838.8
31364) 616.5
36189) 384.0
43426) 505.3
53077) 212.2
83666) 262.8
Missing536 
TOTAL945100.0
556) From what countries or part of the world did your ancestors come? (ETHNIC)
TOTAL%
1) Africa847.2
2) Austria60.5
3) Canada (French)121.0
4) Canada (Other)90.8
5) China60.5
6) Czechoslovakia171.5
7) Denmark131.1
8) England and Wales16113.9
10) France272.3
11) Germany21118.2
12) Greece50.4
13) Hungary70.6
14) Ireland15913.7
15) Italy544.7
16) Japan40.3
17) Mexico433.7
18) Netherlands (Dutch/Holland)191.6
19) Norway201.7
20) Philippines10.1
21) Poland353.0
22) Puerto Rico151.3
23) Russia (USSR)131.1
24) Scotland413.5
25) Spain191.6
26) Sweden302.6
27) Switzerland40.3
29) Other171.5
30) American Indian564.8
31) India70.6
32) Portugal10.1
33) Lithuania40.3
34) Yugoslavia60.5
35) Romania10.1
36) Belgium10.1
37) Arabic30.3
38) Other Spanish60.5
39) West Indies (Non-Spanish)20.2
97) America282.4
99) No Answer141.2
Missing320 
TOTAL1161100.0
557) First ethnicity mentioned (ETH1)
TOTAL%
1) Africa896.0
2) Austria90.6
3) Canada (French)161.1
4) Canada (Other)130.9
5) China60.4
6) Czechoslovakia171.1
7) Denmark80.5
8) England and Wales18812.7
9) Finland10.1
10) France362.4
11) Germany28419.2
12) Greece80.5
13) Hungary90.6
14) Ireland16711.3
15) Italy533.6
16) Japan40.3
17) Mexico422.8
18) Netherland (Dutch/Holland)231.6
19) Norway251.7
20) Philippine10.1
21) Poland362.4
22) Puerto Rico151.0
23) Russia (USSR)231.6
24) Scotland523.5
25) Spain191.3
26) Sweden281.9
27) Switzerland60.4
29) Other181.2
30) American Indian463.1
31) India70.5
32) Portugal10.1
33) Lithuania50.3
34) Yugoslavia70.5
35) Rumania20.1
36) Belgium10.1
37) Arabic30.2
38) Other Spanish70.5
39) West Indies (Non-Spanish)20.1
97) America261.8
98) No ethnicity mentioned16911.4
99) No answer90.6
TOTAL1481100.0
558) Second ethnicity mentioned (ETH2)
TOTAL%
1) Africa71.2
2) Austria81.3
3) Canada (French)30.5
4) Canada (Other)40.7
6) Czechoslovakia71.2
7) Denmark71.2
8) England and Wales9215.3
10) France437.1
11) Germany8614.3
13) Hungary61.0
14) Ireland13923.1
15) Italy122.0
17) Mexico61.0
18) Netherland (Dutch/Holland)274.5
19) Norway91.5
21) Poland142.3
22) Puerto Rico10.2
23) Russia (USSR)91.5
24) Scotland284.7
25) Spain61.0
26) Sweden142.3
27) Switzerland132.2
29) Other20.3
30) American Indian355.8
31) India10.2
32) Portugal10.2
33) Lithuania30.5
34) Yugoslavia20.3
35) Rumania30.5
37) Arabic10.2
38) Other Spanish20.3
97) America20.3
99) No answer91.5
Missing879 
TOTAL602100.0
559) Third ethnicity mentioned (ETH3)
TOTAL%
2) Austria31.4
4) Canada (Other)21.0
6) Czechoslovakia21.0
7) Denmark31.4
8) England and Wales2612.6
10) France2411.6
11) Germany2713.0
13) Hungary21.0
14) Ireland2612.6
15) Italy21.0
17) Mexico31.4
18) Netherland83.9
19) Norway41.9
21) Poland21.0
23) Russia52.4
24) Scotland2713.0
25) Spain41.9
26) Sweden62.9
27) Switzerland21.0
30) American Indian125.8
31) India31.4
33) Lithuania41.9
97) America10.5
99) No answer94.3
Missing1274 
TOTAL207100.0
560) Number of ethnicities named and picked (ETHNUM)
TOTAL%
1) Names one country70847.8
2) Names two or more countries, chooses one43929.6
3) Names two or more countries, can't choose15110.2
4) Can't name any country16911.4
5) No information140.9
TOTAL1481100.0
561) Summary ethnicity of spouse (SPETHNIC)
TOTAL%
1) Africa294.8
2) Austria30.5
3) Canada (French)101.7
4) Canada (Other)30.5
5) China71.2
6) Czechoslovakia71.2
7) Denmark40.7
8) England and Wales8514.1
9) Finland50.8
10) France122.0
11) Germany11619.3
12) Greece71.2
13) Hungary50.8
14) Ireland6711.1
15) Italy355.8
16) Japan20.3
17) Mexico223.7
18) Netherland254.2
19) Norway101.7
21) Poland172.8
22) Puerto Rico50.8
23) Russia (USSR)152.5
24) Scotland183.0
25) Spain91.5
26) Sweden101.7
27) Switzerland50.8
29) Other81.3
30) American Indian284.7
31) India30.5
34) Yugoslavia20.3
35) Rumania10.2
38) Other Spanish20.3
39) West Indies (Non-Spanish)10.2
97) America132.2
99) No answer101.7
Missing880 
TOTAL601100.0
562) First ethnicity of spouse mentioned (SPETH1)
TOTAL%
1) Africa313.9
2) Austria30.4
3) Canada (French)70.9
4) Canada (Other)10.1
5) China70.9
6) Czechoslovakia50.6
7) Denmark60.8
8) England and Wales9612.2
9) Finland50.6
10) France151.9
11) Germany15119.2
12) Greece70.9
13) Hungary50.6
14) Ireland708.9
15) Italy354.4
16) Japan20.3
17) Mexico212.7
18) Netherland222.8
19) Norway121.5
21) Poland192.4
22) Puerto Rico50.6
23) Russia (USSR)192.4
24) Scotland232.9
25) Spain91.1
26) Sweden81.0
27) Switzerland40.5
29) Other70.9
30) American Indian212.7
31) India30.4
33) Lithuania20.3
34) Yugoslavia20.3
35) Rumania10.1
36) Belgium10.1
38) Other Spanish20.3
39) West Indies (Non-Spanish)10.1
97) America131.6
98) No ethnicity13617.3
99) No answer111.4
Missing693 
TOTAL788100.0
563) Second ethnicity of spouse mentioned (SPETH2)
TOTAL%
1) Africa10.4
2) Austria31.3
3) Canada (French)41.7
4) Canada (Other)31.3
6) Czechoslovakia20.8
7) Denmark10.4
8) England and Wales3715.7
10) France135.5
11) Germany3213.6
14) Ireland4719.9
15) Italy41.7
17) Mexico20.8
18) Netherland93.8
19) Norway41.7
20) Philippine10.4
21) Poland104.2
23) Russia (USSR)10.4
24) Scotland135.5
26) Sweden114.7
27) Switzerland31.3
29) Other41.7
30) American Indian156.4
32) Portugal10.4
33) Lithuania10.4
35) Rumania20.8
99) No answer125.1
Missing1245 
TOTAL236100.0
564) Third Ethnicity Of Spouse Mentioned (SPETH3)
TOTAL%
2) Austria11.4
3) Canada (French)11.4
6) Czechoslovakia11.4
8) England and Wales1217.1
10) France45.7
11) Germany1014.3
14) Ireland68.6
15) Italy11.4
18) Netherland11.4
21) Poland22.9
23) Russia (USSR)11.4
24) Scotland45.7
25) Spain11.4
26) Sweden34.3
29) Other22.9
30) American Indian811.4
99) No answer1217.1
Missing1411 
TOTAL70100.0
565) Number of ethnicities named and picked for spouse (SPETHNUM)
TOTAL%
1) Names one country41652.8
2) Names two or more countries, chooses one17522.2
3) Names two or more countries, can't choose516.5
4) Can't name any country13617.3
5) No information101.3
Missing693 
TOTAL788100.0
566) 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 duty81682.6
1) Yes, less than 2 years353.5
2) Yes, 2-4 years909.1
3) Yes, more than 4 years414.1
9) No answer60.6
Missing493 
TOTAL988100.0
567) Dwelling type (DWELLING)
TOTAL%
1) Trailer1137.6
2) Detached single family house84857.3
3) 2-family house, 2 units side-by-side523.5
4) 2-family house, 2 units one above the other523.5
5) Detached 3-4 family house392.6
6) Row house (3 or more units in an attached row)996.7
7) Apartment house (5 or more units, 3 stories or less)17712.0
8) Apartment house (5 or more units, 4 stories or more)563.8
9) Apartment in a partly commercial structure80.5
10) Other100.7
99) No answer271.8
TOTAL1481100.0
568) (Do you/Does your family) own your (home/apartment), pay rent, or what? (DWELOWN)
TOTAL%
1) Own61261.9
2) Rent33133.5
3) Other131.3
9) No answer323.2
Missing493 
TOTAL988100.0
569) 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: Word A (WORDA)
TOTAL%
0) Incorrect answer17517.7
1) Correct answer71172.0
9) No answer10210.3
Missing493 
TOTAL988100.0
570) 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: Word B (WORDB)
TOTAL%
0) Incorrect answer707.1
1) Correct answer82383.3
9) No answer959.6
Missing493 
TOTAL988100.0
571) 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: Word C (WORDC)
TOTAL%
0) Incorrect answer49249.8
1) Correct answer21621.9
9) No answer28028.3
Missing493 
TOTAL988100.0
572) 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: Word D (WORDD)
TOTAL%
0) Incorrect answer565.7
1) Correct answer83484.4
9) No answer989.9
Missing493 
TOTAL988100.0
573) 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: Word E (WORDE)
TOTAL%
0) Incorrect answer19920.1
1) Correct answer65065.8
9) No answer13914.1
Missing493 
TOTAL988100.0
574) 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: Word F (WORDF)
TOTAL%
0) Incorrect answer16516.7
1) Correct answer69470.2
9) No answer12913.1
Missing493 
TOTAL988100.0
575) 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: Word G (WORDG)
TOTAL%
0) Incorrect answer53954.6
1) Correct answer28128.4
9) No answer16817.0
Missing493 
TOTAL988100.0
576) 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: Word H (WORDH)
TOTAL%
0) Incorrect answer46146.7
1) Correct answer24424.7
9) No answer28328.6
Missing493 
TOTAL988100.0
577) 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: Word I (WORDI)
TOTAL%
0) Incorrect answer22422.7
1) Correct answer67268.0
9) No answer929.3
Missing493 
TOTAL988100.0
578) 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: Word J (WORDJ)
TOTAL%
0) Incorrect answer66967.7
1) Correct answer18018.2
9) No answer13914.1
Missing493 
TOTAL988100.0
579) Total number of correct words. (WORDSUM)
TOTAL%
0) None correct151.5
1) One correct212.1
2) Two correct393.9
3) Three correct596.0
4) Four correct909.1
5) Five correct16616.8
6) Six correct21121.4
7) Seven correct13713.9
8) Eight correct798.0
9) Nine correct585.9
10) Ten correct464.7
99) No answer676.8
Missing493 
TOTAL988100.0
580) Relationship of first person to head of household. (RELATE1)
TOTAL%
1) Head of household147699.7
2) Spouse50.3
TOTAL1481100.0
581) Gender of first person. (GENDER1)
TOTAL%
1) Male105671.3
2) Female42528.7
TOTAL1481100.0
582) Age of first person. (OLD1)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL148147.74919
583) Marital status of first person. (MAR1)
TOTAL%
1) Married84957.3
2) Widowed16511.1
3) Divorced18212.3
4) Separated553.7
5) Never married21914.8
9) No answer110.7
TOTAL1481100.0
584) Relationship of second person to head of household. (RELATE2)
TOTAL%
1) Head of household50.4
2) Spouse82471.5
3) Child (natural, adopted, step)16414.2
4) Son-/daughter-in-law10.1
5) Grand/great-grandchild80.7
6) Parent/parent-in-law70.6
7) Other relative262.3
8) Non-relative1119.6
9) No answer70.6
Missing328 
TOTAL1153100.0
585) Gender of second person. (GENDER2)
TOTAL%
1) Male17315.0
2) Female97884.8
9) No answer20.2
Missing328 
TOTAL1153100.0
586) Age of second person. (OLD2)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL115339.11419
587) Marital status of second person. (MAR2)
TOTAL%
1) Married83076.9
2) Widowed161.5
3) Divorced292.7
4) Separated100.9
5) Never married18216.9
9) No answer121.1
Missing402 
TOTAL1079100.0
588) Is the second person staying somewhere else right now? (AWAY2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1100.0
Missing1480 
TOTAL1100.0
589) Where is the second person staying? (WHERE2)
TOTAL%
2) Traveling1100.0
Missing1480 
TOTAL1100.0
590) Relationship of third person to head of household. (RELATE3)
TOTAL%
2) Spouse30.5
3) Child (natural, adopted, step)54886.4
4) Son-/daughter-in-law20.3
5) Grand/great-grandchild142.2
6) Parent/parent-in-law91.4
7) Other relative274.3
8) Non-relative223.5
9) No answer91.4
Missing847 
TOTAL634100.0
591) Gender of third person. (GENDER3)
TOTAL%
1) Male32050.5
2) Female31349.4
9) No answer10.2
Missing847 
TOTAL634100.0
592) Age of third person. (OLD3)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL63416.44517
593) Marital status of third person. (MAR3)
TOTAL%
1) Married92.6
2) Widowed72.0
3) Divorced102.9
4) Separated82.3
5) Never married28583.1
9) No answer247.0
Missing1138 
TOTAL343100.0
594) Relationship of fourth person to head of household (RELATE4)
TOTAL%
2) Spouse20.5
3) Child (natural, adopted, step)34690.1
4) Son-/daughter-in-law10.3
5) Grand/great-grandchild133.4
6) Parent/parent-in-law30.8
7) Other relative92.3
8) Non-relative71.8
9) No answer30.8
Missing1097 
TOTAL384100.0
595) Gender of fourth person. (GENDER4)
TOTAL%
1) Male19350.3
2) Female19149.7
Missing1097 
TOTAL384100.0
596) Age of fourth person. (OLD4)
TOTAL%
0) 194.9
1) 174.4
2) 194.9
3) 123.1
4) 246.3
5) 266.8
6) 194.9
7) 164.2
8) 256.5
9) 164.2
10) 277.0
11) 236.0
12) 153.9
13) 205.2
14) 112.9
15) 112.9
16) 92.3
17) 133.4
18) 71.8
19) 71.8
20) 61.6
21) 61.6
22) 82.1
23) 20.5
24) 30.8
26) 10.3
27) 30.8
28) 10.3
29) 10.3
30) 20.5
31) 20.5
38) 10.3
53) 10.3
54) 10.3
74) 10.3
77) 10.3
85) 10.3
99) No answer71.8
Missing1097 
TOTAL384100.0
597) Marital status of fourth person. (MAR4)
TOTAL%
1) Married43.2
2) Widowed21.6
3) Divorced32.4
4) Separated21.6
5) Never married10482.5
9) No answer118.7
Missing1355 
TOTAL126100.0
598) Relationship of fifth person to head of household. (RELATE5)
TOTAL%
2) Spouse21.3
3) Child (natural, adopted, step)13386.9
5) Grand/great-grandchild63.9
6) Parent/parent-in-law10.7
7) Other relative63.9
8) Non-relative53.3
Missing1328 
TOTAL153100.0
599) Gender of fifth person. (GENDER5)
TOTAL%
1) Male6643.1
2) Female8656.2
9) No answer10.7
Missing1328 
TOTAL153100.0
600) Age of fifth person. (OLD5)
TOTAL%
0) 138.5
1) 63.9
2) 53.3
3) 74.6
4) 53.3
5) 95.9
6) 149.2
7) 138.5
8) 95.9
9) 127.8
10) 85.2
11) 74.6
12) 63.9
13) 32.0
14) 32.0
15) 42.6
16) 42.6
17) 53.3
18) 21.3
19) 21.3
20) 10.7
21) 32.0
22) 10.7
23) 10.7
24) 10.7
26) 10.7
27) 21.3
43) 10.7
87) 10.7
99) No answer42.6
Missing1328 
TOTAL153100.0
601) Marital status of fifth person. (MAR5)
TOTAL%
1) Married12.6
2) Widowed12.6
3) Divorced25.1
5) Never married2974.4
9) No answer615.4
Missing1442 
TOTAL39100.0
602) Relationship of sixth person to head of household. (RELATE6)
TOTAL%
3) Child (natural, adopted, step)4686.8
4) Son-/daughter-in-law11.9
5) Grand/great-grandchild35.7
8) Non-relative35.7
Missing1428 
TOTAL53100.0
603) Gender of sixth person. (GENDER6)
TOTAL%
1) Male2343.4
2) Female2954.7
9) No answer11.9
Missing1428 
TOTAL53100.0
604) Age of sixth person. (OLD6)
TOTAL%
0) 35.7
1) 59.4
2) 23.8
3) 59.4
4) 815.1
5) 11.9
6) 611.3
7) 23.8
8) 23.8
11) 47.5
13) 11.9
14) 11.9
15) 11.9
16) 11.9
17) 23.8
19) 23.8
21) 11.9
22) 23.8
28) 23.8
99) No answer23.8
Missing1428 
TOTAL53100.0
605) Marital status of sixth person. (MAR6)
TOTAL%
1) Married16.7
5) Never married1280.0
9) No answer213.3
Missing1466 
TOTAL15100.0
606) Relationship of seventh person to head of household. (RELATE7)
TOTAL%
2) Spouse16.3
3) Child1275.0
5) Grand/great-grandchild212.5
7) Other relative16.3
Missing1465 
TOTAL16100.0
607) Gender of seventh person. (GENDER7)
TOTAL%
1) Male743.8
2) Female850.0
9) No answer16.3
Missing1465 
TOTAL16100.0
608) Age of seventh person. (OLD7)
TOTAL%
1) 16.3
2) 212.5
5) 318.8
9) 16.3
10) 16.3
13) 16.3
14) 212.5
16) 212.5
18) 16.3
43) 16.3
99) No answer16.3
Missing1465 
TOTAL16100.0
609) Marital status of seventh person. (MAR7)
TOTAL%
1) Married112.5
5) Never married675.0
9) No answer112.5
Missing1473 
TOTAL8100.0
610) Relationship of eighth person to head of household. (RELATE8)
TOTAL%
3) Child (natural, adopted, step)583.3
8) Non-relative116.7
Missing1475 
TOTAL6100.0
611) Gender of eighth person. (GENDER8)
TOTAL%
1) Male350.0
2) Female350.0
Missing1475 
TOTAL6100.0
612) Age of eighth person. (OLD8)
TOTAL%
6) 116.7
10) 116.7
11) 116.7
17) 116.7
27) 116.7
99) No answer116.7
Missing1475 
TOTAL6100.0
613) Marital status of eighth person. (MAR8)
TOTAL%
5) Never married266.7
9) No answer133.3
Missing1478 
TOTAL3100.0
614) Relationship of ninth person to head of household. (RELATE9)
TOTAL%
3) Child (natural, adopted, step)266.7
5) Grand/great-grandchild133.3
Missing1478 
TOTAL3100.0
615) Gender of ninth person. (GENDER9)
TOTAL%
1) Male266.7
2) Female133.3
Missing1478 
TOTAL3100.0
616) Age of ninth person. (OLD9)
TOTAL%
1) 133.3
20) 133.3
99) No answer133.3
Missing1478 
TOTAL3100.0
617) Marital status of ninth person. (MAR9)
TOTAL%
5) Never married150.0
9) No answer150.0
Missing1479 
TOTAL2100.0
618) Relationship of eleventh person to head of household. (RELATE11)
TOTAL%
3) Child (natural, adopted, step)433.3
6) Parent/parent-in-law433.3
7) Other relative216.7
8) Non-relative216.7
Missing1469 
TOTAL12100.0
619) Gender of eleventh person. (GENDER11)
TOTAL%
1) Male433.3
2) Female866.7
Missing1469 
TOTAL12100.0
620) Age of eleventh person. (OLD11)
TOTAL%
6) 18.3
13) 18.3
18) 18.3
26) 18.3
27) 18.3
33) 18.3
38) 18.3
41) 18.3
62) 18.3
68) 18.3
69) 18.3
85) 18.3
Missing1469 
TOTAL12100.0
621) Marital status of eleventh person. (MAR11)
TOTAL%
1) Married436.4
2) Widowed19.1
3) Divorced218.2
5) Never married436.4
Missing1470 
TOTAL11100.0
622) Relationship of twelfth person to head of household. (RELATE12)
TOTAL%
3) Child (natural, adopted, step)133.3
5) Grand/great-grandchild133.3
6) Parent/parent-in-law133.3
Missing1478 
TOTAL3100.0
623) Gender of twelfth person. (GENDER12)
TOTAL%
1) Male266.7
2) Female133.3
Missing1478 
TOTAL3100.0
624) Age of twelfth person. (OLD12)
TOTAL%
4) 133.3
5) 133.3
68) 133.3
Missing1478 
TOTAL3100.0
625) Marital status of twelfth person. (MAR12)
TOTAL%
1) Married1100.0
Missing1480 
TOTAL1100.0
626) Relationship of thirteenth person to head of household. (RELATE13)
TOTAL%
5) Grand/great-grandchild1100.0
Missing1480 
TOTAL1100.0
627) Gender of thirteenth person. (GENDER13)
TOTAL%
1) Male1100.0
Missing1480 
TOTAL1100.0
628) Age of thirteenth person. (OLD13)
TOTAL%
7) 1100.0
Missing1480 
TOTAL1100.0
629) Number in family of person who was household informant. (i.e. who provided information on household members). (HEFINFO)
TOTAL%
1) First person85057.4
2) Second person52235.2
3) Third person553.7
4) Fourth person100.7
5) Fifth person50.3
6) Sixth person30.2
7) Seventh person20.1
22) Non-household person140.9
99) No answer201.4
TOTAL1481100.0
630) Race of household. (HHRACE)
TOTAL%
1) White123783.5
2) Black18512.5
3) American Indian151.0
4) Asiatic151.0
5) Other, mixed, not able to observe231.6
9) No answer60.4
TOTAL1481100.0
631) Number in family of respondent. (RESPNUM)
TOTAL%
1) First person90861.3
2) Second person49633.5
3) Third person583.9
4) Fourth person130.9
5) Fifth person20.1
6) Sixth person30.2
11) Eleventh person10.1
TOTAL1481100.0
632) Household type (HHTYPE)
TOTAL%
1) 32622.0
2) 1157.8
3) 34723.4
4) 33722.8
5) 30.2
6) 10.1
7) 312.1
8) 110.7
9) 362.4
10) 10.1
11) 443.0
12) 251.7
13) 20.1
14) 10.1
15) 10.1
23) 50.3
26) 10.1
27) 20.1
28) 120.8
33) 10.1
41) 533.6
42) 10.1
47) 10.1
51) 10.1
53) 10.1
100) 70.5
102) 211.4
123) 100.7
127) 30.2
133) 10.1
141) 443.0
142) 10.1
143) 20.1
144) 10.1
147) 10.1
148) 10.1
151) 10.1
153) 10.1
200) 40.3
201) 10.1
202) 161.1
203) 10.1
204) 10.1
999) 50.3
TOTAL1481100.0
633) Household type condensed (HHTYPE1)
TOTAL%
1) Married couple, no children42528.7
2) Single parent1157.8
3) Other family, no children523.5
4) Single adult32622.0
5) Cohabiting couple, no children312.1
6) Non-family, no children493.3
8) Unsure, no children130.9
11) Married couple with children40727.5
13) Other family with children382.6
15) Cohabiting couple with children110.7
16) Non-family with children10.1
18) Unsure with children80.5
99) No answer50.3
TOTAL1481100.0
634) Number of family generations in household. (FAMGEN)
TOTAL%
1) One generation80854.6
2) Two generations, children62041.9
3) Two generations, parents80.5
4) Two generations, grandchild(ren)100.7
5) Three generations child(ren), grandchildren201.4
6) Three generations, child(ren), parent151.0
TOTAL1481100.0
635) Respondent's relationship to head. (RPLACE)
TOTAL%
1) Head of household91161.5
2) Spouse40227.1
3) Child (natural, adopted, step)845.7
4) Son-/daughter-in-law10.1
5) Grand/great-grandchild40.3
6) Parent50.3
7) Other relative161.1
8) Non-relative553.7
9) No answer30.2
TOTAL1481100.0
636) Is respondent a visitor? (RVISITOR)
TOTAL%
1) R. is member of household148099.9
2) R. is visitor10.1
TOTAL1481100.0
637) Number of visitors in household. (VISITORS)
TOTAL%
0) No visitors146999.2
1) 1 visitors90.6
2) 2 visitors20.1
3) 3 visitors10.1
TOTAL1481100.0
638) Date of interview (first digit is month, last two digits are date) (DATEINTV)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1481280.82866
639) Respondent's occupation (International Standard Classification Codes-1968) (ISCO68)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL13944673.2842970
640) Occupation of respondent's father (International Standard Classification Codes-1968) (PAISCO68)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL12595879.5793017
641) Occupation of respondent's spouse (International Standard Classification Codes-1968) (see Note in Summary for codes) (SPISCO68)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL7364818.9713048
642) Respondent's occupation (International Standard Classification Codes 1968) (see Note in Summary for codes) (ISCO681)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL13944807.962886
643) Occupation of respondent's father (International Standard Classification Codes 1968) (see Note in Summary for codes) (PAISC681)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL12595913.7912941
644) Occupation of respondent's spouse (International Standard Classification Code 1968) (see Note in Summary for codes) (SPISC681)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL7364916.7692945
645) Respondent's occupation, 1988 Census (ISCO88)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL13944979.5322525
646) Respondent's father's occupation, 1988 Census (PAISCO88)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL12595565.8692759
647) Respondent's spouse's occupation, 1988 Census (SPISCO88)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL7364902.142576
648) Respondent socioeconomic index. (SEI)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1387456.053185
649) Socioeconomic index of respondent's father. (PASEI)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1240457.244176
650) Socioeconomic index of respondent's spouse. (SPSEI)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL730473.968186
651) Birth cohort of respondent -- actual year of birth. (COHORT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL14811964.385419
652) Marriage cohort of the respondent -- year of marriage. (MARCOHRT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL11842069.344929
653) What is your date of birth? (only the month is coded here) (BIRTHMO)
TOTAL%
1) January1188.0
2) February1037.0
3) March1349.0
4) April1258.4
5) May1218.2
6) June1268.5
7) July1278.6
8) August1409.5
9) September1177.9
10) October1308.8
11) November1117.5
12) December1157.8
99) No answer140.9
TOTAL1481100.0
654) Astrological sign of respondent (ZODIAC)
TOTAL%
1) Aries1228.2
2) Taurus1308.8
3) Gemini1278.6
4) Cancer1198.0
5) Leo1469.9
6) Virgo1218.2
7) Libra1349.0
8) Scorpio1037.0
9) Sagittarius1127.6
10) Capricorn1127.6
11) Aquarius1077.2
12) Pisces1349.0
99) No answer140.9
TOTAL1481100.0
655) Ballot Administered. (BALLOT)
TOTAL%
1) Ballot A48432.7
2) Ballot B50434.0
3) Ballot C49333.3
TOTAL1481100.0
656) Status on International Social Survey Program Supplement. (ISSP)
TOTAL%
1) R did ISSP141495.5
2) R didn't674.5
TOTAL1481100.0
657) Weight for form variables. (FORMWT)
TOTAL%
1000) 1481100.0
TOTAL1481100.0
658) Sampling error code. (SAMPCODE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1481339.95526
659) The GSS has employed various sampling procedures and frames. Appendix A gives full details. (SAMPLE)
TOTAL%
6) 1980 Sample Frame, full probability1481100.0
TOTAL1481100.0
660) Weight for Black oversamples. (OVERSAMP)
TOTAL%
1) 1481100.0
TOTAL1481100.0
661) I-SEX: Respondent's sex (SEX) (for use with on-line analysis) (I-SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Male63843.1
2) Female84356.9
TOTAL1481100.0
662) I-RACE: Respondent's race (RACE) (for use with on-line analysis) (I-RACE)
TOTAL%
1) White123483.3
2) Black18612.6
3) Other614.1
TOTAL1481100.0
663) I-RELIG: What is your religious preference? Is it Protestant, Catholic, Jewish, some other religion, or no religion? (RELIG) (recoded for use with on-line analysis) (I-RELIG)
TOTAL%
0) Protestant90661.2
1) Catholic38425.9
2) Jewish302.0
3) None1188.0
4) Other432.9
TOTAL1481100.0
664) I-AGE: Respondent's age (AGE) (recoded for on-line analysis) (I-AGE)
TOTAL%
1) 18-25 yrs21014.2
2) 26-35 yrs34123.1
3) 36- 50 yrs39826.9
4) 51-69 yrs32822.2
5) 70+ yrs20013.5
Missing4 
TOTAL1477100.0
665) I-POL PART: Generally speaking, do you usually think of yourself as a Republican, Democrat, Independent, or what? (PARTYID) (recoded for use with on-line analysis) (I-POL PART)
TOTAL%
1) Democrat72949.2
2) Republican56137.9
3) Other19112.9
TOTAL1481100.0
666) I-REGION: Region of interview (REGION) (recoded for on-line analysis) (I-REGION)
TOTAL%
1) New England805.4
2) North Central40727.5
3) South & Mid Atlantic47432.0
4) South Central23916.1
5) Mountain/Pacific28119.0
TOTAL1481100.0
667) I-INCOME: Collapsed from INCOME: In which of these groups did your total family income, from all sources, fall last year before taxes, that is? (INCOME) (recoded for use with on-line analysis) (I-INCOME)
TOTAL%
1) <$10,00028119.0
2) $10K-2499942728.8
3) $25,000+64943.8
4) Refuse/Don't know1248.4
TOTAL1481100.0
668) I-EDUCATIO: Respondent's education: What is the highest grade in elementary school or high school that you finished and got credit for? (EDUC) (recoded for use with on-line analysis) (I-EDUCATIO)
TOTAL%
1) Less than high school15810.7
2) High school68846.5
3) 4 years college51234.6
4) 4+ years college1208.1
Missing3 
TOTAL1478100.0
669) I-MARITAL: Are you currently -- married, widowed, divorced, separated, or have you never been married? (MARITAL) (recoded for use with on-line analysis) (I-MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Never married29820.1
2) Married78853.2
3) Widowed/Divorced/Separated39526.7
TOTAL1481100.0