General Social Survey, 1994

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) Year of survey (YEAR)
TOTAL%
1994) 19942992100.0
TOTAL2992100.0
2) Respondent original ID Number (ID)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL29921496.5864
3) Last week were you working full time, part time, going to school, keeping house, or what? (WRKSTAT)
TOTAL%
1) Working full-time159453.3
2) Working part-time31510.5
3) With a job, but not at work because of temporary illness, vacation, strike602.0
4) Unemployed, laid off, looking for work882.9
5) Retired42514.2
6) In school792.6
7) Keeping house38212.8
8) Other471.6
9) No answer20.1
TOTAL2992100.0
4) If working, full- or part-time: how many hours did you work last week, at all jobs? (HRS1)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL191141.98715
5) If with a job, but not at work: How many hours a week do you usually work, at all jobs? (HRS2)
TOTAL%
5) 511.6
10) 1011.6
15) 1523.2
20) 2034.8
30) 3023.2
32) 3211.6
35) 3523.2
38) 3823.2
40) 402337.1
44) 4411.6
45) 4523.2
47) 4711.6
50) 50914.5
55) 5511.6
56) 5611.6
60) 6046.5
65) 6511.6
70) 7011.6
99) No answer46.5
Missing2930 
TOTAL62100.0
6) If retired, in school, keeping house, or other: Did you ever work for as long as one year? (EVWORK)
TOTAL%
1) Yes80486.0
2) No12613.5
9) No answer50.5
Missing2057 
TOTAL935100.0
7) (Are/Were) you self-employed or (do/did) you work for someone else? (WRKSLF)
TOTAL%
1) Self-employed33911.8
2) Someone else250887.5
9) No answer190.7
Missing126 
TOTAL2866100.0
8) Respondent's occupation (see note 1 on the ARDA summary page for codes) (OCC80)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL2866376.667242
9) Prestige of respondent's occupation (see note 2 on the ARDA summary page for codes) (PRESTG80)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL285343.23314
10) Respondent's industry (see note 1 on the ARDA summary page for codes) (INDUS80)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL2866586.08277
11) Are you currently- married, widowed, divorced, separated, or have you never been married? (MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Married154151.5
2) Widowed2889.6
3) Divorced44614.9
4) Separated1023.4
5) Never married61420.5
9) No answer10.0
TOTAL2992100.0
12) How old were you when you first married? (AGEWED)
TOTAL%
13) 1310.1
15) 1590.7
16) 16302.5
17) 17524.3
18) 1812610.5
19) 191068.8
20) 2012610.5
21) 2113110.9
22) 22968.0
23) 23988.2
24) 24847.0
25) 25806.7
26) 26403.3
27) 27413.4
28) 28342.8
29) 29302.5
30) 30322.7
31) 31171.4
32) 32100.8
33) 33121.0
34) 34100.8
35) 3560.5
36) 3640.3
38) 3820.2
39) 3930.2
40) 4020.2
41) 4110.1
43) 4310.1
49) 4920.2
54) 5410.1
56) 5610.1
57) 5710.1
98) Don't know30.2
99) No answer100.8
Missing1790 
TOTAL1202100.0
13) Asked only of those who are currently married or widowed: have you ever been divorced or legally separated? (DIVORCE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes42223.1
2) No139876.4
8) Don't know10.1
9) No answer80.4
Missing1163 
TOTAL1829100.0
14) Have you ever been widowed? (WIDOWED)
TOTAL%
1) Yes723.4
2) No195893.7
8) Don't know10.0
9) No answer582.8
Missing903 
TOTAL2089100.0
15) Last week was your (wife/husband) working full-time, part-time, going to school, keeping house, or what? (SPWRKSTA)
TOTAL%
1) Working full-time86756.2
2) Working part-time15510.1
3) With a job, but not at work because of temporary illness, vacation261.7
4) Unemployed, laid off, looking for work332.1
5) Retired20813.5
6) In school201.3
7) Keeping house21113.7
8) Other211.4
9) No answer10.1
Missing1450 
TOTAL1542100.0
16) If spouse working, full- or part-time: How many hours did (he/she) work last week, at all jobs? (SPHRS1)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL102342.93514
17) If spouse with job, but not at work: How many hours a week does (he/she) usually work, at all jobs? (SPHRS2)
TOTAL%
25) 2513.6
35) 3513.6
38) 3827.1
40) 401242.9
45) 4513.6
50) 5013.6
55) 5527.1
56) 5613.6
60) 60310.7
70) 7013.6
99) No answer310.7
Missing2964 
TOTAL28100.0
18) If spouse retired, in school, keeping house, or other: Did (he/she) ever work for as long as one year? (SPEVWORK)
TOTAL%
1) Yes38984.4
2) No7015.2
8) Don't know10.2
9) No answer10.2
Missing2531 
TOTAL461100.0
19) Spouse's employment status (SPWRKSLF)
TOTAL%
1) Self-employed19113.0
2) Someone else127486.6
9) No answer60.4
Missing1521 
TOTAL1471100.0
20) Respondent's spouse's occupation (see note 1 on the ARDA summary page for codes) (SPOCC80)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1471359.321247
21) Prestige of respondent's spouse's occupation (see note 2 on the ARDA summary page for codes) (SPPRES80)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL146244.57813
22) Respondent's spouse's industry (see note 1 on the ARDA summary page for codes) (SPIND80)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1471571.682287
23) 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-employed69528.0
2) Someone else175470.6
8) Don't know40.2
9) No answer311.2
Missing508 
TOTAL2484100.0
24) Respondent's father's occupation (see note 1 on the ARDA summary page for codes) (PAOCC80)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL2484468.339276
25) Prestige of father's occupation (see note 2 on the ARDA summary page for codes) (PAPRES80)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL243143.03112
26) Respondent's father's industry (see note 1 on the ARDA summary page for codes) (PAIND80)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL2484388.164310
27) Occupation of respondent's mother (see note 1 on the ARDA summary page for codes) (MAOCC80)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1696433.121249
28) Prestige of respondent's mother's occupation (see note 2 on the ARDA summary page for codes) (MAPRES80)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL162139.22113
29) Was respondent's mother self-employed or did she work for someone else? (MAWRKSLF)
TOTAL%
1) Self-employed21112.4
2) Someone else144585.3
8) Don't know10.1
9) No answer382.2
Missing1297 
TOTAL1695100.0
30) Industry of respondent's mother(see note 1 on the ARDA summary page for codes) (MAIND80)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1696622.228266
31) 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, stepsisters, and children adopted by your parents. (SIBS)
TOTAL%
0) 01625.4
1) 153717.9
2) 258119.4
3) 348316.1
4) 435411.8
5) 52327.8
6) 61856.2
7) 71314.4
8) 8893.0
9) 9762.5
10) 10301.0
11) 11331.1
12) 12280.9
13) 13200.7
14) 14160.5
15) 1580.3
16) 1650.2
17) 1710.0
18) 1810.0
19) 1910.0
20) 2020.1
23) 2320.1
25) 2510.0
27) 2720.1
35) 3510.0
98) Don't know50.2
99) No answer60.2
TOTAL2992100.0
32) 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) None82027.4
1) One48416.2
2) Two79526.6
3) Three44714.9
4) Four2398.0
5) Five1033.4
6) Six391.3
7) Seven230.8
8) Over seven331.1
9) No answer90.3
TOTAL2992100.0
33) Respondent's age (AGE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL299246.07617
34) How old were you when your first child was born? (AGEKDBRN)
TOTAL%
9) 910.1
12) 1210.1
13) 1320.1
14) 1450.3
15) 1580.5
16) 16392.4
17) 17633.9
18) 181096.7
19) 191257.7
20) 201428.8
21) 211287.9
22) 221016.3
23) 231066.6
24) 241147.1
25) 251177.2
26) 26925.7
27) 27915.6
28) 28825.1
29) 29613.8
30) 30573.5
31) 31392.4
32) 32281.7
33) 33181.1
34) 34171.1
35) 35140.9
36) 36100.6
37) 3730.2
38) 3860.4
39) 3960.4
40) 4060.4
41) 4110.1
42) 4220.1
45) 4510.1
98) Don't know10.1
99) No answer191.2
Missing1377 
TOTAL1615100.0
35) Respondent's education: What is the highest grade in elementary school or high school that you finished and got credit for? (EDUC)
TOTAL%
0) No formal schooling40.1
1) 1st grade10.0
2) 2nd grade30.1
3) 3rd grade60.2
4) 4th grade120.4
5) 5th grade150.5
6) 6th grade190.6
7) 7th grade291.0
8) 8th grade1093.6
9) 9th grade852.8
10) 10th grade1023.4
11) 11th grade1685.6
12) 12th grade92931.0
13) 1 year of college2779.3
14) 2 years of college32110.7
15) 3 years of college1464.9
16) 4 years of college43314.5
17) 5 years of college973.2
18) 6 years of college1194.0
19) 7 years of college461.5
20) 8 years of college642.1
98) Don't know30.1
99) No answer40.1
TOTAL2992100.0
36) 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 schooling431.4
1) 1st grade50.2
2) 2nd grade170.6
3) 3rd grade471.6
4) 4th grade351.2
5) 5th grade411.4
6) 6th grade1093.6
7) 7th grade602.0
8) 8th grade30710.3
9) 9th grade722.4
10) 10th grade1123.7
11) 11th grade531.8
12) 12th grade63721.3
13) 1 year of college571.9
14) 2 years of college1615.4
15) 3 years of college220.7
16) 4 years of college2167.2
17) 5 years of college190.6
18) 6 years of college622.1
19) 7 years of college210.7
20) 8 years of college592.0
97) Not applicable49216.4
98) Don't know33011.0
99) No answer150.5
TOTAL2992100.0
37) 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 schooling411.4
1) 1st grade30.1
2) 2nd grade160.5
3) 3rd grade291.0
4) 4th grade381.3
5) 5th grade331.1
6) 6th grade872.9
7) 7th grade581.9
8) 8th grade31910.7
9) 9th grade862.9
10) 10th grade1414.7
11) 11th grade1003.3
12) 12th grade100733.7
13) 1 years of college953.2
14) 2 years of college1976.6
15) 3 years of college471.6
16) 4 years of college1876.3
17) 5 years of college150.5
18) 6 years of college381.3
19) 7 years of college70.2
20) 8 years of college160.5
97) Not applicable1354.5
98) Don't know2849.5
99) No answer130.4
TOTAL2992100.0
38) What is the highest grade in elementary or high school that your (husband/wife) finished and got credit for? (SPEDUC)
TOTAL%
0) No formal schooling10.0
2) 2nd grade10.0
3) 3rd grade60.2
4) 4th grade10.0
5) 5th grade60.2
6) 6th grade100.3
7) 7th grade90.3
8) 8th grade481.6
9) 9th grade270.9
10) 10th grade592.0
11) 11th grade672.2
12) 12th grade49116.4
13) 1 year of college1194.0
14) 2 years of college2107.0
15) 3 years of college652.2
16) 4 years of college2327.8
17) 5 years of college561.9
18) 6 years of college722.4
19) 7 years of college170.6
20) 8 years of college291.0
97) Not applicable145148.5
98) Don't know100.3
99) No answer50.2
TOTAL2992100.0
39) Highest educational degree earned by respondent (DEGREE)
TOTAL%
0) Less than high school50716.9
1) High school158653.0
2) Associate/junior college1765.9
3) Bachelor's49716.6
4) Graduate2167.2
8) Don't know30.1
9) No answer70.2
TOTAL2992100.0
40) Highest educational degree of respondent's father (PADEG)
TOTAL%
0) Less than high school100733.7
1) High school86028.7
2) Associate/junior college551.8
3) Bachelor's2267.6
4) Graduate1464.9
7) Not applicable49216.4
8) Don't know1896.3
9) No answer170.6
TOTAL2992100.0
41) Highest educational degree of respondent's mother (MADEG)
TOTAL%
0) Less than high school103134.5
1) High school129943.4
2) Junior college802.7
3) Bachelor's1866.2
4) Graduate722.4
7) Not applicable1354.5
8) Don't know1725.7
9) No answer170.6
TOTAL2992100.0
42) Highest educational degree of respondent's spouse (SPDEG)
TOTAL%
0) Less than high school2147.2
1) High school81727.3
2) Junior college1023.4
3) Bachelor's2789.3
4) Graduate1153.8
7) Not applicable145148.5
8) Don't know50.2
9) No answer100.3
TOTAL2992100.0
43) Respondent's sex (SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Male129043.1
2) Female170256.9
TOTAL2992100.0
44) Respondent's race (RACE)
TOTAL%
1) White248383.0
2) Black38813.0
3) Other1214.0
TOTAL2992100.0
45) 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 farm35711.9
2) On a farm40513.5
3) In a small city or town (under 50,000)93131.1
4) In a medium-size city (50,000-250,000)46915.7
5) In a suburb near a large city36812.3
6) In a large city (over 250,000)45615.2
8) Don't know20.1
9) No answer40.1
TOTAL2992100.0
46) In what state or foreign country were you living when you were 16 years old? (REG16)
TOTAL%
0) Foreign1665.5
1) New England1404.7
2) Middle Atlantic46815.6
3) East North Central52217.4
4) West North Central2528.4
5) South Atlantic46615.6
6) East South Central2227.4
7) West South Central30310.1
8) Mountain1424.7
9) Pacific31110.4
TOTAL2992100.0
47) When you were 16 years old, were you living in this same (city/town/county)? (MOBILE16)
TOTAL%
1) Same state, same city118039.4
2) Same state, different city75425.2
3) Different state105135.1
9) No answer70.2
TOTAL2992100.0
48) Were you living with both your own mother and father around the time you were 16? (If no: With whom were you living around that time?) (FAMILY16)
TOTAL%
0) Other682.3
1) Both own mother and father210170.2
2) Father and stepmother762.5
3) Mother and stepfather1625.4
4) Father only712.4
5) Mother only40513.5
6) Some other male relative (no female head)120.4
7) Some other female relative (no male head)351.2
8) Other arrangement with relatives (e.g., aunt and uncle, grand-parents)622.1
TOTAL2992100.0
49) If not living with both own mother and father: What happened? (FAMDIF16)
TOTAL%
1) One or both parents died30334.0
2) Parents divorced or separated43048.3
3) Father absent in armed forces20.2
4) One or both parents in institution10.1
5) Other12514.0
8) Don't know91.0
9) No answer212.4
Missing2101 
TOTAL891100.0
50) Did she work as long as a year after you were born and before you started first grade? (MAWKBORN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes18244.8
2) No20049.3
8) Don't know174.2
9) No answer71.7
Missing2586 
TOTAL406100.0
51) Did (respondent's mother) work for as long as a year, while you were growing up? (MAWRKGRW)
TOTAL%
1) Yes168359.2
2) No113540.0
8) Don't know100.4
9) No answer130.5
Missing151 
TOTAL2841100.0
52) 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? (INCOME16)
TOTAL%
1) Far below average1207.9
2) Below average31720.8
3) Average79852.4
4) Above average24316.0
5) Far above average261.7
8) Don't know161.1
9) No answer20.1
Missing1470 
TOTAL1522100.0
53) Were you born in this country? (BORN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes274991.9
2) No2147.2
9) No answer291.0
TOTAL2992100.0
54) Were both your parents born in this country? (PARBORN)
TOTAL%
0) Both born in US248082.9
1) Mother yes, father no913.0
2) Mother no father yes712.4
3) Mother yes, father don't know80.3
4) Mother no, father don't know20.1
5) Mother don't know, father yes20.1
7) Mother don't know father don't know30.1
8) Neither born in US31810.6
9) No answer170.6
TOTAL2992100.0
55) Were all of your four grandparents born in this country? IF NO: How many were born outside the United States? (GRANBORN)
TOTAL%
0) None174761.7
1) One1876.6
2) Two30510.8
3) Three572.0
4) Four50317.8
8) Don't know190.7
9) No answer150.5
Missing159 
TOTAL2833100.0
56) Number of household members (HOMPOP)
TOTAL%
1) 76025.4
2) 100133.5
3) 52717.6
4) 44714.9
5) 1705.7
6) 551.8
7) 250.8
8) 60.2
9) 10.0
TOTAL2992100.0
57) Number of members under 6 (BABIES)
TOTAL%
0) None248583.1
1) One36912.3
2) Two1083.6
3) Three230.8
4) Four40.1
9) No answer30.1
TOTAL2992100.0
58) Number of members 6 to 12 years (PRETEEN)
TOTAL%
0) None242381.0
1) One36912.3
2) Two1625.4
3) Three311.0
4) Four40.1
9) No answer30.1
TOTAL2992100.0
59) Number of members 13 to 17 years old (TEENS)
TOTAL%
0) None256785.8
1) One32610.9
2) Two832.8
3) Three140.5
4) Four10.0
9) No answer10.0
TOTAL2992100.0
60) Number of members over 17 years old (ADULTS)
TOTAL%
1) One97032.4
2) Two163054.5
3) Three2919.7
4) Four842.8
5) Five130.4
6) Six40.1
TOTAL2992100.0
61) How many persons in the household are not related to you in any way? (UNRELAT)
TOTAL%
0) None184688.4
1) One1637.8
2) Two311.5
3) Three90.4
4) Four40.2
5) Five10.0
6) Six10.0
9) No answer341.6
Missing903 
TOTAL2089100.0
62) 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) None49316.5
1) One119039.8
2) Two98132.8
3) Three1896.3
4) Four782.6
5) Five60.2
9) No answer551.8
TOTAL2992100.0
63) In which of these groups did your total family income, from all sources, fall last year before taxes, that is? (INCOME)
TOTAL%
1) Under $1,000230.8
2) $1,000-2,999321.1
3) $3,000-3,999361.2
4) $4,000-4,999401.3
5) $5,000-5,999491.6
6) $6,000-6999391.3
7) $7,000-7999421.4
8) $8,000-9,999802.7
9) $10,000-14,9992398.0
10) $15,000-19,9992337.8
11) $20,000-24,9992628.8
12) $25,000 or over156152.2
13) Refused1765.9
98) Don't know1284.3
99) No answer521.7
TOTAL2992100.0
64) 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 $1,000552.4
2) $1,000-2,999582.5
3) $3,000-3,999632.8
4) $4,000-4,999431.9
5) $5,000-5,999431.9
6) $6,000-6,999301.3
7) $7,000-7,999351.5
8) $8,000-9,9991054.6
9) $10,000-14,99924010.5
10) $15,000-19,99922810.0
11) $20,000-24,99925311.1
12) $25,000 or over80735.3
13) Refused1155.0
98) Don't know331.4
99) No answer1757.7
Missing709 
TOTAL2283100.0
65) In which of these groups did your total family income, from all sources, fall last year before taxes, that is? Family income on 1991-1993 surveys. (INCOME91)
TOTAL%
1) Under $1,000230.8
2) $1,000-2,999321.1
3) $3,000-3,999361.2
4) $4,000-4,999401.3
5) $5,000-5,999491.6
6) $6,000-6,999391.3
7) $7,000-7,999421.4
8) $8,000-9,999802.7
9) $10,000-12,4991314.4
10) $12,500-14,9991083.6
11) $15,000-17,4991204.0
12) $17,500-19,9991133.8
13) $20,000-22,4991254.2
14) $22,500-24,9991374.6
15) $25,000-29,9991956.5
16) $30,000-34,9992147.2
17) $35,000-39,9991635.4
18) $40,000-49,99930810.3
19) $50,000-50,9992277.6
20) $60,000-74,9991836.1
21) $75,000 or over2719.1
22) Refused1765.9
98) Don't know1284.3
99) No answer521.7
TOTAL2992100.0
66) 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 1991-1993 surveys. (RINCOM91)
TOTAL%
1) Under $1,000552.6
2) $1,000-2,999582.7
3) $3,000-3,999633.0
4) $4,000-4,999432.0
5) $5,000-5,999432.0
6) $6,000-6,999301.4
7) $7,000-7,999351.6
8) $8,000-9,9991054.9
9) $10,000-12,4991175.5
10) $12,500-14,9991235.8
11) $15,000-17,4991105.2
12) $17,500-19,9991185.5
13) $20,000-22,4991225.7
14) $22,500-24,9991316.2
15) $25,000-29,9991898.9
16) $30,000-34,9991547.2
17) $35,000-39,9991115.2
18) $40,000-49,9991607.5
19) $50,000-50,999783.7
20) $60,000-74,999492.3
21) $75,000 or over663.1
22) Refused1155.4
98) Don't know331.6
99) No answer190.9
Missing865 
TOTAL2127100.0
67) In [1993/95] how many weeks did you work either full-time or part-time not counting work around the house- include paid vacations and sick leave? (WEEKSWRK)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL299234.23124
68) When you worked in [1993/94], was it usually full- or part-time? (PARTFULL)
TOTAL%
1) Full-time171778.5
2) Part-time41519.0
8) Don't know20.1
9) No answer522.4
Missing806 
TOTAL2186100.0
69) Region of interview (REGION)
TOTAL%
1) New England1505.0
2) Middle Atlantic41613.9
3) East North Central48416.2
4) West North Central2317.7
5) South Atlantic57519.2
6) East South Central2036.8
7) West South Central31710.6
8) Mountain2026.8
9) Pacific41413.8
TOTAL2992100.0
70) Norc size of place (see note 3 on the ARDA summary page for codes) (XNORCSIZ)
TOTAL%
1) 53417.8
2) 49316.5
3) 64121.4
4) 49116.4
5) 772.6
6) 882.9
7) 2167.2
8) 1505.0
9) 2257.5
10) 772.6
TOTAL2992100.0
71) 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 3 on the ARDA summary page for codes) (SRCBELT)
TOTAL%
1) 2578.6
2) 50917.0
3) 33311.1
4) 44815.0
5) 118139.5
6) 2648.8
TOTAL2992100.0
72) Size of place in thousands- a four-digit number which provides the actual size of place of interview. (SIZE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL2992375.8451234
73) Generally speaking, do you usually think of yourself as a Republican, Democrat, Independent, or what? (PARTYID)
TOTAL%
0) Strongly Democrat42314.1
1) Not very strong Democrat64421.5
2) Independent close to Democrat34111.4
3) Independent (neither/no response)36912.3
4) Independent, close to Republican2829.4
5) Not very strong Republican51917.3
6) Strong Republican32110.7
7) Other party, refused to say441.5
9) No answer491.6
TOTAL2992100.0
74) In 1992, you remember that Clinton ran for President on the Democratic ticket against Bush for the Republicans and Perot as an Independent. Do you remember for sure whether or not you voted in that election? (VOTE92)
TOTAL%
1) Voted205368.6
2) Did not vote81827.3
3) Ineligible812.7
4) Refused to answer140.5
8) Don't know, can't remember230.8
9) No answer30.1
TOTAL2992100.0
75) If voted: Did you vote for Clinton, Bush or Perot? (PRES92)
TOTAL%
1) Clinton94045.8
2) Bush69934.0
3) Perot34917.0
4) Other candidate50.2
6) Didn't vote for president60.3
8) Don't know/can't remember231.1
9) No answer321.6
Missing938 
TOTAL2054100.0
76) If did not vote or ineligible: Who would you have voted for, for President, if you had voted? (IF92WHO)
TOTAL%
1) Clinton35038.5
2) Bush24326.8
3) Perot16818.5
4) Other323.5
8) Don't know9210.1
9) No answer232.5
Missing2084 
TOTAL908100.0
77) 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 liberal712.4
2) Liberal32811.0
3) Slightly liberal37812.6
4) Moderate, middle of the road104935.1
5) Slightly conservative47215.8
6) Conservative47816.0
7) Extremely conservative1033.4
8) Don't know1013.4
9) No answer120.4
TOTAL2992100.0
78) Spending on the space exploration program (NATSPAC)
TOTAL%
1) Too little1369.0
2) About right56237.3
3) Too much72748.2
8) Don't know825.4
9) No answer10.1
Missing1484 
TOTAL1508100.0
79) Spending on improving and protecting the environment (NATENVIR)
TOTAL%
1) Too little88558.7
2) About right44329.4
3) Too much1278.4
8) Don't know513.4
9) No answer20.1
Missing1484 
TOTAL1508100.0
80) Spending on improving and protecting the nation's health (NATHEAL)
TOTAL%
1) Too little96463.9
2) About right34923.1
3) Too much1278.4
8) Don't know624.1
9) No answer60.4
Missing1484 
TOTAL1508100.0
81) Spending on solving the problems of the big cities (NATCITY)
TOTAL%
1) Too little84456.0
2) About right34322.7
3) Too much19713.1
8) Don't know1208.0
9) No answer40.3
Missing1484 
TOTAL1508100.0
82) Spending on halting the rising crime rate (NATCRIME)
TOTAL%
1) Too little113175.0
2) About right24116.0
3) Too much936.2
8) Don't know392.6
9) No answer40.3
Missing1484 
TOTAL1508100.0
83) Spending on dealing with drug addiction (NATDRUG)
TOTAL%
1) Too little89959.6
2) About right39726.3
3) Too much1308.6
8) Don't know775.1
9) No answer50.3
Missing1484 
TOTAL1508100.0
84) Spending on improving the nation's education system (NATEDUC)
TOTAL%
1) Too little106470.6
2) About right32421.5
3) Too much885.8
8) Don't know271.8
9) No answer50.3
Missing1484 
TOTAL1508100.0
85) Spending on improving the conditions of Blacks (NATRACE)
TOTAL%
1) Too little46230.6
2) About right60540.1
3) Too much30520.2
8) Don't know1308.6
9) No answer60.4
Missing1484 
TOTAL1508100.0
86) Spending on the military, armaments and defense (NATARMS)
TOTAL%
1) Too little23915.8
2) About right71047.1
3) Too much49332.7
8) Don't know593.9
9) No answer70.5
Missing1484 
TOTAL1508100.0
87) Spending on foreign aid (NATAID)
TOTAL%
1) Too little644.2
2) About right30320.1
3) Too much107771.4
8) Don't know593.9
9) No answer50.3
Missing1484 
TOTAL1508100.0
88) Spending on welfare (NATFARE)
TOTAL%
1) Too little18912.5
2) About right35923.8
3) Too much90059.7
8) Don't know543.6
9) No answer60.4
Missing1484 
TOTAL1508100.0
89) Spending on highways and bridges (NATROAD)
TOTAL%
1) Too little114138.1
2) About right145248.5
3) Too much2227.4
8) Don't know1284.3
9) No answer491.6
TOTAL2992100.0
90) Spending on Social Security (NATSOC)
TOTAL%
1) Too little137145.8
2) About right122140.8
3) Too much2056.9
8) Don't know1515.0
9) No answer441.5
TOTAL2992100.0
91) Spending on mass transportation (NATMASS)
TOTAL%
1) Too little103634.6
2) About right142347.6
3) Too much2357.9
8) Don't know2548.5
9) No answer441.5
TOTAL2992100.0
92) Spending on parks and recreation (NATPARK)
TOTAL%
1) Too little87429.2
2) About right176959.1
3) Too much1886.3
8) Don't know1163.9
9) No answer451.5
TOTAL2992100.0
93) Spending on space exploration (NATSPACY)
TOTAL%
1) Too little1258.4
2) About right57939.0
3) Too much68045.8
8) Don't know664.4
9) No answer342.3
Missing1508 
TOTAL1484100.0
94) Spending on the environment (NATENVIY)
TOTAL%
1) Too little88759.8
2) About right37225.1
3) Too much1308.8
8) Don't know583.9
9) No answer372.5
Missing1508 
TOTAL1484100.0
95) Spending on health (NATHEALY)
TOTAL%
1) Too little90661.1
2) About right29419.8
3) Too much18812.7
8) Don't know583.9
9) No answer382.6
Missing1508 
TOTAL1484100.0
96) Spending on assistance to big cities (NATCITYY)
TOTAL%
1) Too little34723.4
2) About right47131.7
3) Too much43229.1
8) Don't know19913.4
9) No answer352.4
Missing1508 
TOTAL1484100.0
97) Spending on law enforcement (NATCRIMY)
TOTAL%
1) Too little90961.3
2) About right39926.9
3) Too much1016.8
8) Don't know372.5
9) No answer382.6
Missing1508 
TOTAL1484100.0
98) Spending on drug rehabilitation (NATDRUGY)
TOTAL%
1) Too little75751.0
2) About right43729.4
3) Too much16611.2
8) Don't know885.9
9) No answer362.4
Missing1508 
TOTAL1484100.0
99) Spending on education (NATEDUCY)
TOTAL%
1) Too little104870.6
2) About right31321.1
3) Too much714.8
8) Don't know161.1
9) No answer362.4
Missing1508 
TOTAL1484100.0
100) Spending on assistance to Blacks (NATRACEY)
TOTAL%
1) Too little34923.5
2) About right56538.1
3) Too much37825.5
8) Don't know15610.5
9) No answer362.4
Missing1508 
TOTAL1484100.0
101) Spending on national defense (NATARMSY)
TOTAL%
1) Too little23315.7
2) About right67645.6
3) Too much46431.3
8) Don't know734.9
9) No answer382.6
Missing1508 
TOTAL1484100.0
102) Spending on assistance to other countries (NATAIDY)
TOTAL%
1) Too little583.9
2) About right25417.1
3) Too much108072.8
8) Don't know523.5
9) No answer402.7
Missing1508 
TOTAL1484100.0
103) Spending on assistance to the poor (NATFAREY)
TOTAL%
1) Too little83156.0
2) About right36124.3
3) Too much21114.2
8) Don't know453.0
9) No answer362.4
Missing1508 
TOTAL1484100.0
104) 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 128914.4
2) 21839.1
3) 332216.0
4) 442020.9
5) 529214.5
6) 61678.3
7) Government should not 730315.1
8) Don't know271.3
9) No answer80.4
Missing981 
TOTAL2011100.0
105) 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 high124062.1
2) About right65833.0
3) Too low160.8
8) Don't know603.0
9) No answer221.1
Missing996 
TOTAL1996100.0
106) 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 speak145172.7
2) Not allowed52026.1
8) Don't know211.1
9) No answer40.2
Missing996 
TOTAL1996100.0
107) 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 teach103451.8
5) Not allowed87143.6
8) Don't know844.2
9) No answer70.4
Missing996 
TOTAL1996100.0
108) 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) Favor55828.0
2) Not favor138469.3
8) Don't know492.5
9) No answer50.3
Missing996 
TOTAL1996100.0
109) 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 speak122361.3
2) Not allowed73036.6
8) Don't know381.9
9) No answer50.3
Missing996 
TOTAL1996100.0
110) 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 teach84542.3
5) Not allowed107253.7
8) Don't know723.6
9) No answer70.4
Missing996 
TOTAL1996100.0
111) 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) Favor62131.1
2) Not favor131365.8
8) Don't know572.9
9) No answer50.3
Missing996 
TOTAL1996100.0
112) 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 speak133166.7
2) Not allowed61931.0
8) Don't know422.1
9) No answer40.2
Missing996 
TOTAL1996100.0
113) Suppose an admitted Communist is teaching in a college. Should he be fired, or not? (COLCOM)
TOTAL%
4) Yes, fired78339.2
5) Not fired109354.8
8) Don't know1135.7
9) No answer70.4
Missing996 
TOTAL1996100.0
114) 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) Favor61630.9
2) Not favor132266.2
8) Don't know542.7
9) No answer40.2
Missing996 
TOTAL1996100.0
115) 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 speak127263.7
2) Not allowed68034.1
8) Don't know412.1
9) No answer30.2
Missing996 
TOTAL1996100.0
116) 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 teach91045.6
5) Not allowed101050.6
8) Don't know713.6
9) No answer50.3
Missing996 
TOTAL1996100.0
117) 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) Favor66233.2
2) Not favor127463.8
8) Don't know572.9
9) No answer30.2
Missing996 
TOTAL1996100.0
118) 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 speak157879.1
2) Not allowed36318.2
8) Don't know472.4
9) No answer80.4
Missing996 
TOTAL1996100.0
119) Should an admitted homosexual be allowed to teach in a college or university, or not? (COLHOMO)
TOTAL%
4) Yes, allowed140970.6
5) Not allowed52226.2
8) Don't know582.9
9) No answer70.4
Missing996 
TOTAL1996100.0
120) 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) Favor56228.2
2) Not favor136668.4
8) Don't know613.1
9) No answer70.4
Missing996 
TOTAL1996100.0
121) Do you favor or oppose the death penalty for persons convicted of murder? (CAPPUN)
TOTAL%
1) Favor221574.0
2) Oppose58019.4
8) Don't know1846.1
9) No answer130.4
TOTAL2992100.0
122) 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) Favor155177.7
2) Oppose40620.3
8) Don't know311.6
9) No answer80.4
Missing996 
TOTAL1996100.0
123) In general, do you think the courts in this area deal too harshly or not harshly enough with criminals? (COURTS)
TOTAL%
1) Too harsh782.6
2) Not harshly enough253484.7
3) About right2267.6
8) Don't know1354.5
9) No answer190.6
TOTAL2992100.0
124) Everything considered, would you say that, in general, you approve or disapprove of wiretapping? (WIRTAP)
TOTAL%
1) Approve9318.3
2) Disapprove38575.9
8) No opinion275.3
9) No answer20.4
Missing2485 
TOTAL507100.0
125) Do you think the use of marijuana should be made legal or not? (GRASS)
TOTAL%
1) Should45722.7
2) Should not145072.1
8) Don't know934.6
9) No answer110.5
Missing981 
TOTAL2011100.0
126) Do you expect the United States to fight in another world war within the next ten years? (USWARY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes82241.6
2) No100750.9
8) Don't know904.6
9) No answer582.9
Missing1015 
TOTAL1977100.0
127) 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 part32463.9
2) Stay out15931.4
8) Don't know183.6
9) No answer61.2
Missing2485 
TOTAL507100.0
128) 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 belong41581.9
2) Pull out now6512.8
8) Don't know254.9
9) No answer20.4
Missing2485 
TOTAL507100.0
129) 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 a form of government? (COMMUN)
TOTAL%
1) It's the worst kind of all25051.7
2) It's bad, but no worse than some others15732.4
3) It's all right for some countries5812.0
4) It's a good form of government51.0
8) Don't know142.9
Missing2508 
TOTAL484100.0
130) Rating: Russia (RUSSIA)
TOTAL%
0) +5 like388.1
1) +4245.1
2) +36413.6
3) +28016.9
4) +112125.6
5) -1388.1
6) -2285.9
7) -3255.3
8) -4122.5
9) -5 dislike428.9
Missing2520 
TOTAL472100.0
131) Rating: Japan (JAPAN)
TOTAL%
0) +5 like418.5
1) +4357.2
2) +37315.1
3) +25411.2
4) +19319.2
5) -15010.3
6) -2326.6
7) -3357.2
8) -4214.3
9) -5 dislike5010.3
Missing2508 
TOTAL484100.0
132) Rating: Canada (CANADA)
TOTAL%
0) +5 like16433.9
1) +410321.3
2) +310221.1
3) +2479.7
4) +14910.1
5) -171.4
6) -240.8
7) -340.8
8) -420.4
9) -5 dislike20.4
Missing2508 
TOTAL484100.0
133) Rating: China (CHINA)
TOTAL%
0) +5 like234.8
1) +4255.2
2) +3418.6
3) +2439.0
4) +19219.2
5) -17615.9
6) -25311.1
7) -3479.8
8) -4275.6
9) -5 dislike5110.7
Missing2514 
TOTAL478100.0
134) Rating: Israel (ISRAEL)
TOTAL%
0) +5 like469.9
1) +4326.9
2) +35211.1
3) +25912.6
4) +111023.6
5) -15511.8
6) -2316.6
7) -3347.3
8) -4143.0
9) -5 dislike347.3
Missing2525 
TOTAL467100.0
135) Rating: Egypt (EGYPT)
TOTAL%
0) +5 like306.6
1) +4296.4
2) +34610.1
3) +24810.6
4) +115233.5
5) -15411.9
6) -2367.9
7) -3255.5
8) -4102.2
9) -5 dislike245.3
Missing2538 
TOTAL454100.0
136) What is your religious preference? Is it Protestant, Catholic, Jewish, some other religion, or no religion? (RELIG)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant177459.3
2) Catholic75925.4
3) Jewish592.0
4) None2749.2
5) Other1153.8
99) No answer110.4
TOTAL2992100.0
137) If Protestant: What specific denomination is that, if any? (DENOM)
TOTAL%
10) American Baptist Association442.5
11) American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A160.9
12) National Baptist Convention of American90.5
13) National Baptist Convention, U.S.A., Inc.90.5
14) Southern Baptist Convention28415.9
15) Other Baptist churches764.3
18) Baptist, don't know which17810.0
20) African Methodist Episcopal Church80.4
21) African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church40.2
22) United Methodist Church21512.0
23) Other Methodist churches211.2
28) Methodist, don't know which321.8
30) American Lutheran Church482.7
31) Lutheran Church in America90.5
32) Lutheran Church Missouri Synod603.4
33) Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod120.7
34) Other Lutheran churches201.1
35) Evangelical Lutheran281.6
38) Lutheran, don't know which221.2
40) Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A362.0
41) United Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A512.9
42) Other Presbyterian churches191.1
43) Presbyterian Church (U.S.A)201.1
48) Presbyterian, don't know which160.9
50) Episcopal Church663.7
60) Other33818.9
70) No denomination given or non-denominational church1257.0
98) Don't know10.1
99) No answer181.0
Missing1207 
TOTAL1785100.0
138) Other Protestant denominations (see note 6 on the ARDA summary page for codes) (OTHER)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL34989.539188
139) IF JEWISH: Do you consider yourself Orthodox, Conservative, Reform or none of these? (JEW)
TOTAL%
1) Orthodox34.3
2) Conservative1420.0
3) Reform3042.9
4) None1217.1
9) No answer1115.7
Missing2922 
TOTAL70100.0
140) Fundamentalism/liberalism of respondent's religion (FUND)
TOTAL%
1) Fundamentalist93631.3
2) Moderate112537.6
3) Liberal78526.2
9) No answer and excluded1464.9
TOTAL2992100.0
141) How often do you attend religious services? (ATTEND)
TOTAL%
0) Never48116.1
1) Less than once a year2267.6
2) About once or twice a year41613.9
3) Several times a year38212.8
4) About once a month2217.4
5) Two to three times a month2749.2
6) Nearly every week1464.9
7) Every week56018.7
8) Several times a week2357.9
9) Don't know, no answer511.7
TOTAL2992100.0
142) Would you call yourself a strong (stated religious preference) or a not very strong (stated religious preference). (RELITEN)
TOTAL%
1) Strong110236.8
2) Not very strong118839.7
3) Somewhat strong31410.5
4) No religion2749.2
8) Don't know220.7
9) No answer923.1
TOTAL2992100.0
143) Do you believe there is a life after death? (POSTLIFE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes142572.1
2) No32716.5
8) Undecided20610.4
9) No answer191.0
Missing1015 
TOTAL1977100.0
144) About how often do you pray? (PRAY)
TOTAL%
1) Several times a day45423.0
2) Once a day64032.4
3) Several times a week22611.4
4) Once a week1678.4
5) Less than once a week44022.3
6) Never261.3
8) Don't know30.2
9) No answer211.1
Missing1015 
TOTAL1977100.0
145) There are many different ways of picturing God. Place God: From (1) Mother; to (7) Father. (MAPA)
TOTAL%
1) Mother 1482.4
2) 2281.4
3) 3331.7
4) 450425.5
5) 51588.0
6) 61748.8
7) Father 794047.5
8) Don't know201.0
9) No answer723.6
Missing1015 
TOTAL1977100.0
146) Place God: From (1) Master; to (7) Spouse (MASTERSP)
TOTAL%
1) Master 195048.1
2) 220610.4
3) 31487.5
4) 436918.7
5) 5643.2
6) 6422.1
7) Spouse 7783.9
8) Don't know351.8
9) No answer854.3
Missing1015 
TOTAL1977100.0
147) Place God: From (1) Judge; to (7) Lover (JUDGELUV)
TOTAL%
1) Judge 173737.3
2) 219710.0
3) 31376.9
4) 448524.5
5) 5773.9
6) 6613.1
7) Lover 71728.7
8) Don't know311.6
9) No answer804.0
Missing1015 
TOTAL1977100.0
148) Place God: From (1) Friend; to (7) King (FRNDKING)
TOTAL%
1) Friend 152526.6
2) 21105.6
3) 3814.1
4) 458529.6
5) 5944.8
6) 6763.8
7) King 741521.0
8) Don't know221.1
9) No answer693.5
Missing1015 
TOTAL1977100.0
149) In what religion were you raised? (RELIG16)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant184661.7
2) Catholic88229.5
3) Jewish551.8
4) None1274.2
5) Other742.5
98) Don't know10.0
99) No answer70.2
TOTAL2992100.0
150) If protestant: What specific denomination is that, if any? (DENOM16)
TOTAL%
10) American Baptist Association613.3
11) American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A211.1
12) National Baptist Convention of America110.6
13) National Baptist Convention, U.S.A., Inc.150.8
14) Southern Baptist Convention33418.0
15) Other Baptist churches563.0
18) Baptist, don't know which20811.2
20) African Methodist Episcopal Church160.9
21) African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church70.4
22) United Methodist Church21311.5
23) Other Methodist churches261.4
28) Methodist, don't know which573.1
30) American Lutheran Church563.0
31) Lutheran Church in America130.7
32) Lutheran Church Missouri Synod603.2
33) Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod100.5
34) Other Lutheran churches241.3
35) Evangelical Lutheran211.1
38) Lutheran, don't know which361.9
40) Presbyterian Church in the United Stated422.3
41) United Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A422.3
42) Other Presbyterian churches140.8
43) Presbyterian Church (U.S.A)130.7
48) Presbyterian, don't know which281.5
50) Episcopal Church683.7
60) Other30916.7
70) No denomination given or non-denominational church693.7
98) Don't know20.1
99) No answer211.1
Missing1139 
TOTAL1853100.0
151) Other Protestant denominations (see note 6 on the ARDA summary page for codes) (OTH16)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL31676.962160
152) If Jewish: Were you Orthodox, Conservative, Reform, or none of these? (JEW16)
TOTAL%
1) Orthodox46.5
2) Conservative2235.5
3) Reform2032.3
4) None812.9
9) No answer812.9
Missing2930 
TOTAL62100.0
153) Fundamentalism/liberalism of religion respondent raised in (FUND16)
TOTAL%
1) Fundamentalist97332.5
2) Moderate125141.8
3) Liberal66222.1
9) No answer1063.5
TOTAL2992100.0
154) What is your (spouse's) religious preference? Is it Protestant, Catholic, Jewish, some other religion, or no religion? (SPREL)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant46860.1
2) Catholic18824.1
3) Jewish91.2
4) None678.6
5) Other283.6
8) Don't know10.1
9) No answer182.3
Missing2213 
TOTAL779100.0
155) If Protestant: What specific denomination is that, if any? (SPDEN)
TOTAL%
10) American Baptist Association142.9
11) American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A20.4
12) National Baptist Convention of America10.2
13) National Baptist Convention, U.S.A. Inc.30.6
14) Southern Baptist Convention6814.0
15) Other Baptist churches163.3
18) Baptist, don't know which387.8
20) African Methodist Episcopal Church51.0
22) United Methodist Church5511.3
23) Other Methodist Churches51.0
28) Methodist don't know which173.5
30) American Lutheran Church173.5
31) Lutheran Church in America61.2
32) Lutheran Church Missouri Synod122.5
33) Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod20.4
34) Other Lutheran churches30.6
35) Evangelical Lutheran81.6
38) Lutheran, don't know which91.9
40) Presbyterian Church in the United States61.2
41) United Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A153.1
42) Other Presbyterian churches40.8
43) Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)91.9
48) Presbyterian, don't know which20.4
50) Episcopal Church224.5
60) Other8717.9
70) No denomination given or non-denominational church347.0
98) Don't know30.6
99) No answer234.7
Missing2506 
TOTAL486100.0
156) Spouse: Other Protestant denominations (see note 6 on the ARDA summary page for codes) (SPOTHER)
TOTAL%
9) 11.0
12) 21.9
18) 11.0
20) 21.9
31) 43.8
32) 11.0
35) 76.7
36) 76.7
37) 21.9
38) 11.0
40) 65.7
42) 21.9
44) 11.0
47) 11.0
51) 11.0
53) 21.9
58) 65.7
60) 32.9
62) 76.7
63) 21.9
64) 11.0
68) 1110.5
70) 11.0
73) 11.0
74) 11.0
77) 32.9
80) 43.8
81) 43.8
90) 11.0
100) 11.0
999) 1817.1
Missing2887 
TOTAL105100.0
157) Does (s/he) consider (her/himself) Orthodox, Conservative, Reform, or none of these? (SPJEW)
TOTAL%
1) Orthodox13.8
2) Conservative13.8
3) Reform415.4
4) None13.8
9) No answer1973.1
Missing2966 
TOTAL26100.0
158) Fundamentalism/liberalism of religion of spouse (SPFUND)
TOTAL%
1) Fundamentalist22428.8
2) Moderate28736.8
3) Liberal21227.2
9) No answer567.2
Missing2213 
TOTAL779100.0
159) In what religion was your (husband/wife) raised? (SPREL16)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant44457.0
2) Catholic21828.0
3) Jewish70.9
4) None395.0
5) Other415.3
8) Don't know70.9
9) No answer233.0
Missing2213 
TOTAL779100.0
160) If Protestant: What specific denomination is that, if any? (SPDEN16)
TOTAL%
10) American Baptist Association163.4
11) American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A20.4
12) National Baptist Convention of America10.2
13) National Baptist Convention, U.S.A., Inc.20.4
14) Southern Baptist Convention7816.7
15) Other Baptist churches153.2
18) Baptist, don't know which5511.8
20) African Methodist Episcopal Church71.5
22) United Methodist Church5912.6
23) Other Methodist churches30.6
28) Methodist, don't know which153.2
30) American Lutheran Church204.3
31) Lutheran Church in America30.6
32) Lutheran Church Missouri Synod122.6
33) Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod30.6
34) Other Lutheran churches40.9
35) Evangelical Lutheran81.7
38) Lutheran, don't know which91.9
40) Presbyterian Church in the United States102.1
41) United Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A112.4
42) Other Presbyterian churches30.6
43) Presbyterian Church (U.S.A)122.6
50) Episcopal Church183.9
60) Other5211.1
70) No denomination or non denominational church194.1
98) Don't know20.4
99) No answer286.0
Missing2525 
TOTAL467100.0
161) Spouse: Other Protestant denomination (see note 6 on the ARDA summary page for codes) (SPOTH16)
TOTAL%
12) 45.3
20) 22.7
31) 22.7
32) 11.3
35) 56.7
36) 45.3
40) 68.0
42) 11.3
44) 22.7
45) 22.7
51) 22.7
60) 22.7
61) 11.3
63) 11.3
65) 22.7
68) 45.3
80) 34.0
81) 22.7
82) 11.3
90) 11.3
110) 11.3
120) 11.3
134) 11.3
999) 2432.0
Missing2917 
TOTAL75100.0
162) If Jewish: Was (s/he) Orthodox, Conservative, Reform, or none of these? (SPJEW16)
TOTAL%
1) Orthodox13.2
2) Conservative412.9
3) Reform26.5
4) None13.2
9) No answer2374.2
Missing2961 
TOTAL31100.0
163) Fundamentalism/liberalism of religion spouse raised in (SPFUND1)
TOTAL%
1) Fundamentalist21727.9
2) Moderate30839.5
3) Liberal17422.3
9) No answer8010.3
Missing2213 
TOTAL779100.0
164) 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) Approve73737.3
2) Disapprove115058.2
8) No opinion854.3
9) No answer50.3
Missing1015 
TOTAL1977100.0
165) 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 word61631.2
2) Inspired word100250.7
3) Ancient book29214.8
4) Other180.9
8) Don't know341.7
9) No answer150.8
Missing1015 
TOTAL1977100.0
166) 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 evil785.3
2) 2614.1
3) 315510.5
4) 441828.4
5) 534523.5
6) 619613.3
7) 7-much goodness19613.3
8) Don't know10.1
9) No answer201.4
Missing1522 
TOTAL1470100.0
167) 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 good23315.9
2) 231921.7
3) 326518.0
4) 438826.4
5) 51228.3
6) 6432.9
7) 7-perverse and corrupt775.2
8) Don't know40.3
9) No answer191.3
Missing1522 
TOTAL1470100.0
168) Do you think there should be laws against marriages between (Negroes/Blacks/African-Americans) and whites? (RACMAR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes26813.4
2) No167884.1
8) Don't know462.3
9) No answer40.2
Missing996 
TOTAL1996100.0
169) (Negroes/Blacks/African-Americans) shouldn't push themselves where they're not wanted. (RACPUSH)
TOTAL%
1) Agree strongly21514.2
2) Agree slightly40526.8
3) Disagree slightly37624.9
4) Disagree strongly45830.3
8) No opinion553.6
9) No answer30.2
Missing1480 
TOTAL1512100.0
170) 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. (RACESEG)
TOTAL%
1) Agree strongly1025.1
2) Agree slightly1979.9
3) Disagree slightly47223.6
4) Disagree strongly117658.9
8) No opinion442.2
9) No answer50.3
Missing996 
TOTAL1996100.0
171) 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 second 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 if he prefers not to sell to (Negros/Blacks/African-Americans)65232.4
2) The second law says that a homeowner cannot refuse to sell to someone because of their race or color125162.2
3) Neither582.9
8) Don't know361.8
9) No answer140.7
Missing981 
TOTAL2011100.0
172) Before 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) Yes182060.8
2) No101433.9
8) Don't know1434.8
9) No answer150.5
TOTAL2992100.0
173) Before 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) Yes33373.8
2) No10022.2
8) Don't know20.4
9) No answer163.5
Missing2541 
TOTAL451100.0
174) Before 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 away25255.9
2) One to three blocks away, under a quarter of a mile12527.7
3) Four to eight blocks away, from a quarter to one mile357.8
4) Over eight blocks away, over one mile204.4
8) Don't know30.7
9) No answer163.5
Missing2541 
TOTAL451100.0
175) 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/Black286.2
2) Remain integrated39587.6
8) Don't know204.4
9) No answer81.8
Missing2541 
TOTAL451100.0
176) Before 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) Yes73036.6
2) No125562.9
8) Don't know60.3
9) No answer50.3
Missing996 
TOTAL1996100.0
177) Before 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) Yes713.6
2) No187594.8
8) Don't know180.9
9) No answer130.7
Missing1015 
TOTAL1977100.0
178) Before 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) Yes23012.1
2) No161684.8
8) Don't know452.4
9) No answer150.8
Missing1086 
TOTAL1906100.0
179) Before 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) Yes57134.1
2) No99459.4
8) Don't know895.3
9) No answer201.2
Missing1318 
TOTAL1674100.0
180) 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) Favor62331.5
2) Oppose123662.5
8) Don't know1075.4
9) No answer110.6
Missing1015 
TOTAL1977100.0
181) 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) Yes172787.4
2) No1748.8
8) Don't know653.3
9) No answer110.6
Missing1015 
TOTAL1977100.0
182) 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, attend20039.1
2) No, do not attend22443.8
3) No church8316.2
8) Don't know10.2
9) No answer30.6
Missing2481 
TOTAL511100.0
183) Do you favor or oppose preference in hiring and promotion strongly or not strongly? (AFFRMACT)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly favors1359.2
2) Not strongly favors1006.8
3) Not strongly opposes35424.1
4) Strongly opposes78953.7
8) Don't know795.4
9) No answer130.9
Missing1522 
TOTAL1470100.0
184) Do you agree strongly, agree somewhat, neither agree nor disagree, disagree somewhat, or disagree strongly with the following statement: Irish, Italians, Jewish and many other minorities overcame prejudice and worked their way up. Blacks should do the same without special favors. (WRKWAYUP)
TOTAL%
1) Agree strongly64043.5
2) Agree somewhat42128.6
3) Neither agree nor disagree14710.0
4) Disagree somewhat1429.7
5) Disagree strongly865.9
8) Don't know292.0
9) No answer50.3
Missing1522 
TOTAL1470100.0
185) In the past few years, do you think conditions for Black people have improved, gotten worse, or stayed about the same? (BLKSIMP)
TOTAL%
1) Improved77652.8
2) Gotten worse17712.0
3) Stayed about the same47432.2
8) Don't know352.4
9) No answer80.5
Missing1522 
TOTAL1470100.0
186) 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 happy85728.6
2) Pretty happy175658.7
3) Not too happy36412.2
8) Don't know10.0
9) No answer140.5
TOTAL2992100.0
187) 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 happy92760.2
2) Pretty happy55536.0
3) Not too happy473.0
8) Don't know40.3
9) No answer80.5
Missing1451 
TOTAL1541100.0
188) Would you say your own health, in general, is excellent, good, fair, or poor? (HEALTH)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent62731.4
2) Good93146.6
3) Fair34517.3
4) Poor914.6
9) No answer20.1
Missing996 
TOTAL1996100.0
189) In general, do you find life exciting, pretty routine, or dull? (LIFE)
TOTAL%
1) Exciting93847.0
2) Routine95848.0
3) Dull824.1
8) No opinion120.6
9) No answer60.3
Missing996 
TOTAL1996100.0
190) 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 helpful93246.3
2) Just look out for themselves93546.5
3) Depends1286.4
8) Don't know90.4
9) No answer70.3
Missing981 
TOTAL2011100.0
191) 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 you78739.1
2) Would try to be fair106553.0
3) Depends1346.7
8) Don't know160.8
9) No answer90.4
Missing981 
TOTAL2011100.0
192) 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 trusted68133.9
2) Can't be too careful122961.1
3) Other, depends854.2
8) Don't know70.3
9) No answer90.4
Missing981 
TOTAL2011100.0
193) How much satisfaction? The city or place you live in. (SATCITY)
TOTAL%
1) A very great deal8015.7
2) A great deal16131.5
3) Quite a bit10520.5
4) A fair amount9919.4
5) Some336.5
6) A little163.1
7) None163.1
9) No answer10.2
Missing2481 
TOTAL511100.0
194) How much satisfaction? Your non-working activities- hobbies and so on. (SATHOBBY)
TOTAL%
1) A very great deal11522.5
2) A great deal17534.2
3) Quite a bit9318.2
4) A fair amount5811.4
5) Some336.5
6) Little142.7
7) None214.1
9) No answer20.4
Missing2481 
TOTAL511100.0
195) How much satisfaction? Your family life. (SATFAM)
TOTAL%
1) A very great deal20239.5
2) A great deal17935.0
3) Quite a bit5310.4
4) A fair amount356.8
5) Some173.3
6) A little132.5
7) None102.0
9) No answer20.4
Missing2481 
TOTAL511100.0
196) How much satisfaction? Your friendships. (SATFRND)
TOTAL%
1) A very great deal15830.9
2) A great deal19538.2
3) Quite a bit8717.0
4) A fair amount469.0
5) Some163.1
6) Little30.6
7) None51.0
9) No answer10.2
Missing2481 
TOTAL511100.0
197) How much satisfaction? Your health and physical condition. (SATHEALT)
TOTAL%
1) A very great deal12223.9
2) A great deal17434.1
3) Quite a bit8115.9
4) A fair amount7214.1
5) Some305.9
6) A little224.3
7) None81.6
8) Don't know10.2
9) No answer10.2
Missing2481 
TOTAL511100.0
198) Confidence? Banks and financial institutions. (CONFINAN)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal35617.7
2) Only some121860.6
3) Hardly any40320.0
8) Don't know251.2
9) No answer90.4
Missing981 
TOTAL2011100.0
199) Confidence? Major companies. (CONBUS)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal51025.4
2) Only some123261.3
3) Hardly any1999.9
8) Don't know643.2
9) No answer60.3
Missing981 
TOTAL2011100.0
200) Confidence? Organized religion. (CONCLERG)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal48624.2
2) Only some103551.5
3) Hardly any43621.7
8) Don't know452.2
9) No answer90.4
Missing981 
TOTAL2011100.0
201) Confidence? Education. (CONEDUC)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal49924.8
2) Only some113456.4
3) Hardly any34917.4
8) Don't know231.1
9) No answer60.3
Missing981 
TOTAL2011100.0
202) Confidence? Executive branch of the federal government. (CONFED)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal22611.2
2) Only some103451.4
3) Hardly any70134.9
8) Don't know422.1
9) No answer80.4
Missing981 
TOTAL2011100.0
203) Confidence? Organized labor. (CONLABOR)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal1989.8
2) Only some104552.0
3) Hardly any64832.2
8) Don't know1115.5
9) No answer90.4
Missing981 
TOTAL2011100.0
204) Confidence? Press. (CONPRESS)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal1959.7
2) Only some99249.3
3) Hardly any78338.9
8) Don't know311.5
9) No answer100.5
Missing981 
TOTAL2011100.0
205) Confidence? Medicine. (CONMEDI)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal83141.3
2) Only some96247.8
3) Hardly any1969.7
8) Don't know140.7
9) No answer80.4
Missing981 
TOTAL2011100.0
206) Confidence? TV (CONTV)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal1909.4
2) Only some99649.5
3) Hardly any79639.6
8) Don't know180.9
9) No answer110.5
Missing981 
TOTAL2011100.0
207) Confidence? U.S. Supreme Court. (CONJUDGE)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal60430.0
2) Only some100349.9
3) Hardly any32816.3
8) Don't know693.4
9) No answer70.3
Missing981 
TOTAL2011100.0
208) Confidence? Scientific community. (CONSCI)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal76938.2
2) Only some98649.0
3) Hardly any1417.0
8) Don't know1055.2
9) No answer100.5
Missing981 
TOTAL2011100.0
209) Confidence? Congress. (CONLEGIS)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal1547.7
2) Only some100650.0
3) Hardly any78939.2
8) Don't know492.4
9) No answer130.6
Missing981 
TOTAL2011100.0
210) Confidence? Military. (CONARMY)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal73736.6
2) Only some97148.3
3) Hardly any24612.2
8) Don't know462.3
9) No answer110.5
Missing981 
TOTAL2011100.0
211) Importance of learned quality for a child: A. To obey (OBEY)
TOTAL%
1) First35717.8
2) Second26113.0
3) Third32816.3
4) Fourth75937.7
5) Fifth27313.6
9) No answer331.6
Missing981 
TOTAL2011100.0
212) Importance of learned quality for a child: B. To be well-liked or popular (POPULAR)
TOTAL%
1) First90.4
2) Second432.1
3) Third783.9
4) Fourth33016.4
5) Fifth151875.5
9) No answer331.6
Missing981 
TOTAL2011100.0
213) Importance of learned quality for a child: C. To think for himself or herself (THNKSELF)
TOTAL%
1) First105852.6
2) Second33916.9
3) Third23211.5
4) Fourth25312.6
5) Fifth964.8
9) No answer331.6
Missing981 
TOTAL2011100.0
214) Importance of learned quality for a child: D. To work hard (WORKHARD)
TOTAL%
1) First30215.0
2) Second76838.2
3) Third62331.0
4) Fourth25512.7
5) Fifth301.5
9) No answer331.6
Missing981 
TOTAL2011100.0
215) Importance of learned quality for a child: E. To help others when they need help (HELPOTH)
TOTAL%
1) First25212.5
2) Second56728.2
3) Third71735.7
4) Fourth38118.9
5) Fifth613.0
9) No answer331.6
Missing981 
TOTAL2011100.0
216) How often: Spend a social evening with relatives? (SOCREL)
TOTAL%
1) Almost every day1557.8
2) Once or twice a week50725.6
3) Several times a month36318.4
4) About once a month35017.7
5) Several times a year37318.9
6) About once a year1407.1
7) Never804.0
8) Don't know30.2
9) No answer60.3
Missing1015 
TOTAL1977100.0
217) How often: Spend a social evening with someone who lives in your neighborhood? (SOCOMMUN)
TOTAL%
1) Almost every day1035.2
2) Once or twice a week31515.9
3) Several times a month22711.5
4) About once a month27814.1
5) Several times a year24812.5
6) About once a year1889.5
7) Never60630.7
8) Don't know30.2
9) No answer90.5
Missing1015 
TOTAL1977100.0
218) How often: Spend a social evening with friends who live outside the neighborhood? (SOCFREND)
TOTAL%
1) Almost every day482.4
2) Once or twice a week39119.8
3) Several times a month40820.6
4) About once a month44522.5
5) Several times a year35417.9
6) About once a year1397.0
7) Never1819.2
8) Don't know10.1
9) No answer100.5
Missing1015 
TOTAL1977100.0
219) How often: Go to a bar or tavern? (SOCBAR)
TOTAL%
1) Almost every day201.0
2) Once or twice a week1427.2
3) Several times a month1457.3
4) About once a month1809.1
5) Several times a year26113.2
6) About once a year24312.3
7) Never97149.1
8) Don't know50.3
9) No answer100.5
Missing1015 
TOTAL1977100.0
220) How often: Spend a social evening with your parents? (SOCPARS)
TOTAL%
0) Not appropriate (no such relatives)12725.0
1) Almost every day275.3
2) Once or twice a week6613.0
3) Several times a month469.1
4) About once a month479.3
5) Several times a year6512.8
6) About once a year5110.1
7) Never7514.8
8) Don't know20.4
9) No answer10.2
Missing2485 
TOTAL507100.0
221) How often: Spend a social evening with a brother or sister? (SOCSIBS)
TOTAL%
0) Not appropriate (no such relatives)458.9
1) Almost every day173.4
2) Once or twice a week6312.4
3) Several times a month5711.2
4) About once a month5410.7
5) Several times a year11021.7
6) About once a year9218.1
7) Never6713.2
8) Don't know10.2
9) No answer10.2
Missing2485 
TOTAL507100.0
222) 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) Good idea92546.0
2) Bad idea72135.9
3) Depends33916.9
8) Don't know201.0
9) No answer60.3
Missing981 
TOTAL2011100.0
223) 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 alcohol35369.1
2) Total abstainer15830.9
Missing2481 
TOTAL511100.0
224) Do you sometimes drink more than you think you should? (DRUNK)
TOTAL%
1) Yes13438.0
2) No21761.5
8) Don't know10.3
9) No answer10.3
Missing2639 
TOTAL353100.0
225) Do you smoke? (SMOKE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes14227.8
2) No36972.2
Missing2481 
TOTAL511100.0
226) Have you ever tried to give up smoking? (QUITSMK)
TOTAL%
1) Yes11782.4
2) No2517.6
Missing2850 
TOTAL142100.0
227) Have you ever smoked regularly? (EVSMOKE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes12433.6
2) No23964.8
9) 961.6
Missing2623 
TOTAL369100.0
228) In spite of what some people say, the lot (situation/condition) of the average man is getting worse, not better. (ANOMIA5)
TOTAL%
1) Agree84367.2
2) Disagree37529.9
8) Don't know352.8
9) No answer20.2
Missing1737 
TOTAL1255100.0
229) It's hardly fair to bring a child into the world with the way things look for the future. (ANOMIA6)
TOTAL%
1) Agree55444.1
2) Disagree67053.4
8) Don't know302.4
9) No answer10.1
Missing1737 
TOTAL1255100.0
230) Most public officials (people in public office) are not really interested in the problems of the average man. (ANOMIA7)
TOTAL%
1) Agree92373.5
2) Disagree29923.8
8) Don't know292.3
9) No answer40.3
Missing1737 
TOTAL1255100.0
231) 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 likely725.5
2) Fairly likely584.4
3) Not too likely34726.5
4) Not at all likely80761.6
8) Don't know151.1
9) No answer120.9
Missing1681 
TOTAL1311100.0
232) 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 easy26820.4
2) Somewhat easy41932.0
3) Not easy at all58544.6
8) Don't know302.3
9) No answer90.7
Missing1681 
TOTAL1311100.0
233) 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 satisfied107844.2
2) Moderately satisfied93238.2
3) A little dissatisfied24710.1
4) Very dissatisfied813.3
8) Don't know70.3
9) No answer963.9
Missing551 
TOTAL2441100.0
234) 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 work89564.8
2) Stop working46533.6
8) Don't know161.2
9) No answer60.4
Missing1610 
TOTAL1382100.0
235) Importance? High income (JOBINC)
TOTAL%
1) Most10421.5
2) Next12125.0
3) Third13828.5
4) Fourth8116.7
5) Fifth193.9
9) No answer214.3
Missing2508 
TOTAL484100.0
236) Importance? No danger of being fired (JOBSEC)
TOTAL%
1) Most398.1
2) Next7114.7
3) Third10321.3
4) Fourth15231.4
5) Fifth9820.2
9) No answer214.3
Missing2508 
TOTAL484100.0
237) Importance? Working hours are short, lots of free time (JOBHOUR)
TOTAL%
1) Most102.1
2) Next398.1
3) Third459.3
4) Fourth9419.4
5) Fifth27556.8
9) No answer214.3
Missing2508 
TOTAL484100.0
238) Importance? Chances for advancement (JOBPROMO)
TOTAL%
1) Most8216.9
2) Next14930.8
3) Third11423.6
4) Fourth7715.9
5) Fifth418.5
9) No answer214.3
Missing2508 
TOTAL484100.0
239) Importance? Work important and gives a feeling of accomplishment (JOBMEANS)
TOTAL%
1) Most22847.1
2) Next8317.1
3) Third6313.0
4) Fourth5912.2
5) Fifth306.2
9) No answer214.3
Missing2508 
TOTAL484100.0
240) 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) Lower1484.9
2) Working135345.2
3) Middle137445.9
4) Upper993.3
8) Don't know40.1
9) No answer140.5
TOTAL2992100.0
241) 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 satisfied83227.8
2) More or less satisfied136545.6
3) Not satisfied at all77926.0
8) Don't know50.2
9) No answer110.4
TOTAL2992100.0
242) During the last few years, has your financial situation been getting better, worse or has it stayed the same? (FINALTER)
TOTAL%
1) Getting better107535.9
2) Getting worse67422.5
3) Stayed the same122140.8
8) Don't know100.3
9) No answer120.4
TOTAL2992100.0
243) 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 average1384.6
2) Below average71423.9
3) Average143648.0
4) Above average59219.8
5) Far above average682.3
8) Don't know301.0
9) No answer140.5
TOTAL2992100.0
244) 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) Yes117480.4
2) No27819.0
8) Don't know10.1
9) No answer70.5
Missing1532 
TOTAL1460100.0
245) If yes: Does that person have a supervisor on the job to whom he is directly responsible? (WKSUBS)
TOTAL%
3) Yes92678.5
4) No23019.5
8) Don't know100.8
9) No answer141.2
Missing1812 
TOTAL1180100.0
246) In your (spouse's) job, (do you, does he/she) supervise anyone who is directly responsible to (you/him/her)? (WKSUP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes58640.1
2) No84257.7
8) Don't know30.2
9) No answer292.0
Missing1532 
TOTAL1460100.0
247) If yes: Do any of those persons supervise anyone else? (WKSUPS)
TOTAL%
3) Yes20232.9
4) No37861.6
8) Don't know50.8
9) No answer294.7
Missing2378 
TOTAL614100.0
248) 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) Yes64732.2
2) No135767.5
8) Don't know10.0
9) No answer60.3
Missing981 
TOTAL2011100.0
249) Do you (or your [spouse]) belong to a labor union? (Who?) (UNION)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, respondent belongs22511.2
2) Yes, spouse belongs773.8
3) Yes, both belong311.5
4) No, neither belong165082.0
9) No answer281.4
Missing981 
TOTAL2011100.0
250) 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 important137568.9
2) Hard work and luck are equally important38619.3
3) Luck most important21310.7
8) Don't know140.7
9) No answer80.4
Missing996 
TOTAL1996100.0
251) Compared to your parents when they were the age you are now, do you think your own standard of living now is much better, somewhat better, about the same, somewhat worse, or much worse than theirs was? (PARSOL)
TOTAL%
1) Much better46030.7
2) Somewhat better47831.9
3) About the same31320.9
4) Somewhat worse17011.3
5) Much worse473.1
8) Don't know261.7
9) No answer60.4
Missing1492 
TOTAL1500100.0
252) When your children are at the age you are now, do you think their standard of living will be much better, somewhat better, about the same, somewhat worse, or much worse than yours is now? (KIDSSOL)
TOTAL%
1) Much better24816.5
2) Somewhat better42528.3
3) About the same30920.6
4) Somewhat worse23315.5
5) Much worse724.8
6) No children1459.7
8) Don't know624.1
9) No answer60.4
Missing1492 
TOTAL1500100.0
253) 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) Agree26813.6
2) Disagree163282.5
8) Not sure713.6
9) No answer60.3
Missing1015 
TOTAL1977100.0
254) 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) Approve156979.4
2) Disapprove36418.4
8) Don't know341.7
9) No answer100.5
Missing1015 
TOTAL1977100.0
255) If your party nominated a woman for president, would you vote for her if she were qualified for the job? (FEPRES)
TOTAL%
1) Yes176689.3
2) No1547.8
8) Don't know512.6
9) No answer60.3
Missing1015 
TOTAL1977100.0
256) Do you agree or disagree with this statement: Most men are better suited emotionally for politics than are most women. (FEPOL)
TOTAL%
1) Agree38919.7
2) Disagree147174.4
8) Not sure1105.6
9) No answer70.4
Missing1015 
TOTAL1977100.0
257) Legal abortion: If there is a strong chance of serious defect in the baby? (ABDEFECT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes158579.4
2) No34117.1
8) Don't know683.4
9) No answer20.1
Missing996 
TOTAL1996100.0
258) Legal abortion: If she is married and does not want any more children? (ABNOMORE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes93046.6
2) No99549.8
8) Don't know653.3
9) No answer60.3
Missing996 
TOTAL1996100.0
259) Legal abortion: If the woman's own health is seriously endangered by the pregnancy? (ABHLTH)
TOTAL%
1) Yes175387.8
2) No1819.1
8) Don't know593.0
9) No answer30.2
Missing996 
TOTAL1996100.0
260) Legal abortion: If the family has a very low income and cannot afford any more children? (ABPOOR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes97148.6
2) No95447.8
8) Don't know683.4
9) No answer30.2
Missing996 
TOTAL1996100.0
261) Legal abortion: If she became pregnant as a result of rape? (ABRAPE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes161681.0
2) No31815.9
8) Don't know603.0
9) No answer20.1
Missing996 
TOTAL1996100.0
262) Legal abortion: If she is not married and does not want to marry the man? (ABSINGLE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes92346.2
2) No101550.9
8) Don't know522.6
9) No answer60.3
Missing996 
TOTAL1996100.0
263) Legal abortion: If the woman wants it for any reason? (ABANY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes89544.8
2) No103952.1
8) Don't know562.8
9) No answer60.3
Missing996 
TOTAL1996100.0
264) What do you think is the ideal number of children for a family to have? (CHLDIDEL)
TOTAL%
0) None271.4
1) One502.5
2) Two104652.9
3) Three43922.2
4) Four1899.6
5) Five231.2
6) Six30.2
7) Seven or more40.2
8) As many as you want1206.1
9) No answer, don't know763.8
Missing1015 
TOTAL1977100.0
265) Do you expect to have any (more) children? (CHLDMORE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes10420.5
2) No37574.0
3) Uncertain254.9
9) No answer30.6
Missing2485 
TOTAL507100.0
266) How many (more) [children does respondent expect to have]? (CHLDNUM)
TOTAL%
1) One3633.6
2) Two4239.3
3) Three1615.0
4) Four65.6
9) No answer, don't know76.5
Missing2885 
TOTAL107100.0
267) 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 agree51926.3
2) Agree58329.5
3) Disagree41521.0
4) Strongly disagree40020.2
8) Don't know502.5
9) No answer100.5
Missing1015 
TOTAL1977100.0
268) Would you be for or against sex education in the public schools? (SEXEDUC)
TOTAL%
1) For167184.5
2) Against23712.0
8) Don't know572.9
9) No answer120.6
Missing1015 
TOTAL1977100.0
269) Should divorce in this country be easier or more difficult to obtain than it is now? (DIVLAW)
TOTAL%
1) Easier51225.9
2) More difficult91646.3
3) Stay as is42821.6
8) Don't know1125.7
9) No answer90.5
Missing1015 
TOTAL1977100.0
270) 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 wrong49625.1
2) Almost always wrong1929.7
3) Wrong only sometimes38919.7
4) Not wrong at all83042.0
8) Don't know603.0
9) No answer100.5
Missing1015 
TOTAL1977100.0
271) 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 wrong136368.9
2) Almost always33617.0
3) Wrong only sometimes1768.9
4) Not at all773.9
8) Don't know170.9
9) No answer80.4
Missing1015 
TOTAL1977100.0
272) 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 wrong154677.5
2) Almost always wrong24812.4
3) Wrong only sometimes1306.5
4) Not wrong at all462.3
8) Don't know231.2
9) No answer30.2
Missing996 
TOTAL1996100.0
273) 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 wrong125362.8
2) Almost always wrong763.8
3) Wrong only sometimes1165.8
4) Not wrong at all43922.0
8) Don't know1075.4
9) No answer50.3
Missing996 
TOTAL1996100.0
274) Do you think being homosexual is something people choose to be, or do you think it is something they cannot change? (HOMOCHNG)
TOTAL%
1) Something people choose to be39341.0
2) Something they cannot change42444.3
8) Don't know12913.5
9) No answer121.3
Missing2034 
TOTAL958100.0
275) Sexual materials (i.e., pornography) provide information about sex? (PORNINF)
TOTAL%
1) Yes60558.9
2) No36735.7
8) Don't know515.0
9) No answer40.4
Missing1965 
TOTAL1027100.0
276) Sexual materials (i.e., pornography) lead to breakdown of morals? (PORNMORL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes58256.7
2) No37036.0
8) Don't know716.9
9) No answer40.4
Missing1965 
TOTAL1027100.0
277) Sexual materials (i.e., pornography) lead people to commit rape? (PORNRAPE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes49147.8
2) No42641.5
8) Don't know10410.1
9) No answer60.6
Missing1965 
TOTAL1027100.0
278) Sexual materials (i.e., pornography) provide an outlet for bottled-up impulses? (PORNOUT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes58757.2
2) No30329.5
8) Don't know13212.9
9) No answer50.5
Missing1965 
TOTAL1027100.0
279) 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 age73636.6
2) There should be laws against the distribution of pornography to persons under 18118959.1
3) There should be no laws592.9
8) Don't know150.7
9) No answer120.6
Missing981 
TOTAL2011100.0
280) Have you seen an x-rated movie in the last year? (XMOVIE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes33122.0
2) No116377.3
8) Don't know40.3
9) No answer70.5
Missing1487 
TOTAL1505100.0
281) Have you seen an X-rated movie either in a movie theater or on a VCR (video cassette recorder) in the last year? (XMOVIE1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes11322.3
2) No39077.1
8) Don't know10.2
9) No answer20.4
Missing2486 
TOTAL506100.0
282) 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 agree52226.4
2) Agree90946.0
3) Disagree35718.1
4) Strongly disagree1628.2
8) Don't know201.0
9) No answer70.4
Missing1015 
TOTAL1977100.0
283) 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) Yes133467.5
2) No53727.2
8) Don't know964.9
9) No answer100.5
Missing1015 
TOTAL1977100.0
284) Person has right to end own life if this person has an incurable disease? (SUICIDE1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes121161.3
2) No66333.5
8) Don't know954.8
9) No answer80.4
Missing1015 
TOTAL1977100.0
285) Person has right to end own life if this person has gone bankrupt? (SUICIDE2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1819.2
2) No175888.9
8) Don't know301.5
9) No answer80.4
Missing1015 
TOTAL1977100.0
286) Person has right to end own life if this person has dishonored his or her family? (SUICIDE3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1879.5
2) No174588.3
8) Don't know361.8
9) No answer90.5
Missing1015 
TOTAL1977100.0
287) Person has right to end own life if this person is tired of living and ready to die? (SUICIDE4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes34917.7
2) No155878.8
8) Don't know593.0
9) No answer110.6
Missing1015 
TOTAL1977100.0
288) Have you ever been punched or beaten by another person? (HIT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes19538.2
2) No31561.6
9) No answer10.2
Missing2481 
TOTAL511100.0
289) Did this happen to you as a child or as an adult? (HITAGE)
TOTAL%
1) Child8643.9
2) Adult6030.6
3) Both4925.0
9) No answer10.5
Missing2796 
TOTAL196100.0
290) Have you ever been threatened with a gun, or shot at? (GUN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes10420.4
2) No40579.3
8) Don't know10.2
9) No answer10.2
Missing2481 
TOTAL511100.0
291) Did this happen to you as a child or as an adult? (GUNAGE)
TOTAL%
1) Child109.5
2) Adult8782.9
3) Both76.7
9) No answer11.0
Missing2887 
TOTAL105100.0
292) Are there any situations that you can imagine in which you would approve of a man punching an adult male stranger? (HITOK)
TOTAL%
1) Yes31361.3
2) No17534.2
8) Not sure214.1
9) No Answer20.4
Missing2481 
TOTAL511100.0
293) Approve if the stranger: Was in a protest march showing opposition to the other man's views? (HITMARCH)
TOTAL%
1) Yes122.3
2) No49396.5
8) Not sure40.8
9) No answer20.4
Missing2481 
TOTAL511100.0
294) Approve if the stranger: Was drunk and bumped into the man and his wife on the street? (HITDRUNK)
TOTAL%
1) Yes326.3
2) No46290.4
8) Not sure152.9
9) No answer20.4
Missing2481 
TOTAL511100.0
295) Approve if the stranger: Had hit the man's child after the child had accidentally damaged the stranger's car? (HITCHILD)
TOTAL%
1) Yes29056.8
2) No21241.5
8) Not sure71.4
9) No answer20.4
Missing2481 
TOTAL511100.0
296) Approve if the stranger: Was beating up a woman and the man saw it? (HITBEATR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes41581.2
2) No7815.3
8) Not sure163.1
9) No answer20.4
Missing2481 
TOTAL511100.0
297) Approve if the stranger: Had broken into the man's house? (HITROBBR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes42984.0
2) No7815.3
8) Not sure20.4
9) No answer20.4
Missing2481 
TOTAL511100.0
298) Are there any situations you can imagine in which you would approve of a policeman striking an adult male citizen? (POLHITOK)
TOTAL%
1) Yes142070.6
2) No51725.7
8) Not sure613.0
9) No answer130.6
Missing981 
TOTAL2011100.0
299) Approve policeman striking citizen who: Had said vulgar and obscene things to the policeman? (POLABUSE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1768.8
2) No180489.7
8) Not sure190.9
9) No answer120.6
Missing981 
TOTAL2011100.0
300) Approve policeman striking citizen who: Was being questioned as a suspect in a murder case? (POLMURDR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1366.8
2) No182990.9
8) Not sure341.7
9) No answer120.6
Missing981 
TOTAL2011100.0
301) Approve of policeman striking citizen who: Was attempting to escape from custody? (POLESCAP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes149574.3
2) No42020.9
8) Not sure844.2
9) No answer120.6
Missing981 
TOTAL2011100.0
302) Approve of policeman striking citizen who: Was attacking the policeman with his fists? (POLATTAK)
TOTAL%
1) Yes186692.8
2) No1175.8
8) Not sure160.8
9) No answer120.6
Missing981 
TOTAL2011100.0
303) 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) Yes93346.7
2) No104552.4
8) Don't know150.8
9) No answer30.2
Missing996 
TOTAL1996100.0
304) 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) Yes685.6
2) No115594.3
9) No answer20.2
Missing1767 
TOTAL1225100.0
305) During the last year, did anyone take something directly from you by using force- such as a stickup, mugging, or threat? (ROBBRY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes312.5
2) No119297.3
9) No answer20.2
Missing1767 
TOTAL1225100.0
306) Do you happen to have in your home (if house: or garage) any guns or revolvers? (OWNGUN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes81040.6
2) No116058.1
3) Refused191.0
8) Don't know30.2
9) No answer40.2
Missing996 
TOTAL1996100.0
307) If yes (owngun?): Is it a pistol, shotgun, rifle, or what? (Each coded as separate question) (PISTOL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes48324.2
2) No148574.4
3) Refused50.3
9) No answer231.2
Missing996 
TOTAL1996100.0
308) Own gun?: Is it a shotgun? (SHOTGUN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes48024.0
2) No148874.5
3) Refused50.3
9) No answer231.2
Missing996 
TOTAL1996100.0
309) Own gun?: Is it a rifle? (RIFLE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes48324.2
2) No148574.4
3) Refused50.3
9) No answer231.2
Missing996 
TOTAL1996100.0
310) Do any of these guns personally belong to you? (ROWNGUN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes55566.4
2) No25330.3
3) Refused50.6
8) 830.4
9) No answer202.4
Missing2156 
TOTAL836100.0
311) Do you (or does your husband/wife) go hunting? (HUNT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, respondent does25812.9
2) Yes, spouse does1045.2
3) Yes, both do412.1
4) No, neither R nor spouse hunts158979.6
9) No answer40.2
Missing996 
TOTAL1996100.0
312) 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 day96949.6
2) A few times a week45223.1
3) Once a week26113.4
4) Less than once a week19610.0
5) Never763.9
Missing1038 
TOTAL1954100.0
313) On the average day, about how many hours do you personally watch television? (TVHOURS)
TOTAL%
0) 0743.7
1) 142521.5
2) 253427.0
3) 337819.1
4) 427914.1
5) 51125.7
6) 6854.3
7) 7150.8
8) 8291.5
9) 940.2
10) 10110.6
11) 1110.1
12) 12110.6
14) 1440.2
15) 1520.1
24) 2410.1
99) No answer120.6
Missing1015 
TOTAL1977100.0
314) 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 number1113.7
2) Refused phone number581.9
3) Is this phone located in your own home, yes275792.1
4) Is this phone located in your own home, no581.9
5) Location not given10.0
9) No answer70.2
TOTAL2992100.0
315) In general, what was the respondent's attitude toward the interview? (COOP)
TOTAL%
1) Friendly and interested220073.5
2) Cooperative but not particularly interested61420.5
3) Impatient and restless1515.0
4) Hostile130.4
9) No answer140.5
TOTAL2992100.0
316) Was respondent's understanding of the questions good, fair or poor? (COMPREND)
TOTAL%
1) Good248082.9
2) Fair42314.1
3) Poor712.4
9) No answer180.6
TOTAL2992100.0
317) Form number (FORM)
TOTAL%
1) Standard (form 1)150850.4
2) Variant (form 2)148449.6
TOTAL2992100.0
318) 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 agree45523.0
2) Agree90145.6
3) Disagree49625.1
4) Strongly disagree964.9
8) Don't know241.2
9) No answer50.3
Missing1015 
TOTAL1977100.0
319) 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 agree593.0
2) Agree35117.8
3) Disagree105753.5
4) Strongly disagree43321.9
8) Don't know643.2
9) No answer130.7
Missing1015 
TOTAL1977100.0
320) Agree or disagree?: A preschool child is likely to suffer if his or her mother works. (FEPRESCH)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree1467.4
2) Agree67634.2
3) Disagree89845.4
4) Strongly disagree21610.9
8) Don't know321.6
9) No answer90.5
Missing1015 
TOTAL1977100.0
321) 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 agree1316.6
2) Agree54027.3
3) Disagree89645.3
4) Strongly disagree34917.7
8) Don't know532.7
9) No answer80.4
Missing1015 
TOTAL1977100.0
322) 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) Yes30660.4
2) No14829.2
8) Don't know509.9
9) No answer30.6
Missing2485 
TOTAL507100.0
323) 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) Yes80040.5
2) No106754.0
8) Don't know1015.1
9) No answer90.5
Missing1015 
TOTAL1977100.0
324) 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 inborn ability to learn? (RACDIF2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes25312.8
2) No163482.7
8) Don't know794.0
9) No answer110.6
Missing1015 
TOTAL1977100.0
325) 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) Yes96949.0
2) No92646.8
8) Don't know703.5
9) No answer120.6
Missing1015 
TOTAL1977100.0
326) 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 willpower to pull themselves up out of poverty? (RACDIF4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes96448.8
2) No88244.6
8) Don't know1155.8
9) No answer160.8
Missing1015 
TOTAL1977100.0
327) Divorces during the last five years. (DIVORCE5)
TOTAL%
0) Not divorced45488.8
1) Divorced during four years before last year254.9
2) Divorced last year122.3
3) Divorced during both periods81.6
9) No answer122.3
Missing2481 
TOTAL511100.0
328) Unemployment during last five years (see note 4 on the ARDA summary page for codes). (UNEMP5)
TOTAL%
0) 39877.9
1) 173.3
2) 295.7
3) 40.8
4) 163.1
5) 30.6
6) 61.2
7) 40.8
8) 295.7
9) 51.0
Missing2481 
TOTAL511100.0
329) Hospitalization and disability during last five years. (HOSDIS5)
TOTAL%
0) Not hospitalized/disabled31261.1
1) Hospitalized/disabled during four years before last year9919.4
2) Hospitalized/disabled last year407.8
3) Hospitalized/disabled during both periods5811.4
9) No answer20.4
Missing2481 
TOTAL511100.0
330) Death of relatives during the last five years (see note 5 on the ARDA summary page for codes). (DEATH)
TOTAL%
0) 34166.7
1) 8015.7
2) 244.7
3) 326.3
4) 122.3
5) 61.2
6) 61.2
7) 20.4
8) 10.2
9) 71.4
Missing2481 
TOTAL511100.0
331) Number of relatives dying since respondent 16 years old and prior to the last five years. (DEATH16)
TOTAL%
0) 25750.3
1) 9218.0
2) 489.4
3) 367.0
4) 316.1
5) 265.1
6) 102.0
7) 71.4
8) 30.6
9) 10.2
Missing2481 
TOTAL511100.0
332) Death of respondent's father (PADEATH)
TOTAL%
0) No death reported24547.9
1) Died before respondent was 16 years old183.5
2) Died after respondent 16 and prior to last five years18235.6
3) Died during four years prior to last year265.1
4) Died last year112.2
8) Don't know265.1
9) No answer30.6
Missing2481 
TOTAL511100.0
333) Death of respondent's mother (MADEATH)
TOTAL%
0) No death reported31261.1
1) Died before respondent was 16 years old163.1
2) Died after respondent was 16 years old and prior to last five years13726.8
3) Died during four years prior to last year173.3
4) Died last year81.6
8) Don't know203.9
9) No answer10.2
Missing2481 
TOTAL511100.0
334) Death of child or child's spouse (CHLDDTH)
TOTAL%
0) No death reported32988.2
1) Died after respondent 16 years old and prior to last five years236.2
2) Died during four years prior to last year82.1
3) Died last year61.6
9) No answer71.9
Missing2619 
TOTAL373100.0
335) Death of sibling or sibling-in-law (SIBDEATH)
TOTAL%
0) No death reported38078.8
1) Died after respondent 16 years old and prior to last five years5311.0
2) Died during four years prior to last year357.3
3) Died last year112.3
9) No answer30.6
Missing2510 
TOTAL482100.0
336) Death of spouse (SPDEATH)
TOTAL%
0) No death reported35086.0
1) Died after respondent 16 years old and prior to last five years368.8
2) Died during four years prior to last year143.4
3) Died last year20.5
9) No answer51.2
Missing2585 
TOTAL407100.0
337) Number of traumatic events happening to respondent last year. (TRAUMA1)
TOTAL%
0) 030559.7
1) 113726.8
2) 2387.4
3) 340.8
4) 410.2
9) No answer265.1
Missing2481 
TOTAL511100.0
338) Number of traumatic events happening to respondent during last five years. (TRAUMA5)
TOTAL%
0) 016432.1
1) 117935.0
2) 211322.1
3) 3275.3
4) 420.4
9) No answer265.1
Missing2481 
TOTAL511100.0
339) 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) Government25212.5
2) 226813.3
3) Agree with both87043.3
4) 431815.8
5) People23211.5
8) Don't know582.9
9) No answer130.6
Missing981 
TOTAL2011100.0
340) 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 should do more23511.7
2) 227113.5
3) Agree with both70935.3
4) 435817.8
5) Government doing too much32516.2
8) Don't know984.9
9) No answer150.7
Missing981 
TOTAL2011100.0
341) 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 help50325.0
2) 242020.9
3) Agree with both62030.8
4) 421710.8
5) People take care1859.2
8) Don't know532.6
9) No answer130.6
Missing981 
TOTAL2011100.0
342) 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 help1648.2
2) 21467.3
3) Agree with both58429.0
4) 446523.1
5) No special treatment58128.9
8) Don't know603.0
9) No answer110.5
Missing981 
TOTAL2011100.0
343) Member? Fraternal groups (MEMFRAT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes5110.0
2) No45589.0
8) Don't know30.6
9) No answer20.4
Missing2481 
TOTAL511100.0
344) Member? Service clubs (MEMSERV)
TOTAL%
1) Yes5110.0
2) No45488.8
8) Don't know40.8
9) No answer20.4
Missing2481 
TOTAL511100.0
345) Member? Veterans' groups (MEMVET)
TOTAL%
1) Yes407.8
2) No46991.8
9) No answer20.4
Missing2481 
TOTAL511100.0
346) Member? Political clubs (MEMPOLIT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes244.7
2) No48594.9
9) No answer20.4
Missing2481 
TOTAL511100.0
347) Member? Labor unions (MEMUNION)
TOTAL%
1) Yes6011.7
2) No44987.9
9) No answer20.4
Missing2481 
TOTAL511100.0
348) Member? Sports groups (MEMSPORT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes11021.5
2) No39978.1
9) No answer20.4
Missing2481 
TOTAL511100.0
349) Member? Youth groups (MEMYOUTH)
TOTAL%
1) Yes5310.4
2) No45589.0
8) Don't know10.2
9) No answer20.4
Missing2481 
TOTAL511100.0
350) Member? School service groups (MEMSCHL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes8216.0
2) No42783.6
9) No answer20.4
Missing2481 
TOTAL511100.0
351) Member? Hobby or garden clubs (MEMHOBBY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes479.2
2) No46290.4
9) No answer20.4
Missing2481 
TOTAL511100.0
352) Member? School fraternities or sororities (MEMGREEK)
TOTAL%
1) Yes295.7
2) No48093.9
9) No answer20.4
Missing2481 
TOTAL511100.0
353) Member? Nationality groups (MEMNAT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes183.5
2) No49196.1
9) No answer20.4
Missing2481 
TOTAL511100.0
354) Member? Farm organizations (MEMFARM)
TOTAL%
1) Yes193.7
2) No49095.9
9) No answer20.4
Missing2481 
TOTAL511100.0
355) Member? Literary, art, discussion or study groups (MEMLIT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes509.8
2) No45889.6
9) No answer30.6
Missing2481 
TOTAL511100.0
356) Member? Professional or academic societies (MEMPROF)
TOTAL%
1) Yes9518.6
2) No41481.0
9) No answer20.4
Missing2481 
TOTAL511100.0
357) Member? Church-affiliated groups (MEMCHURH)
TOTAL%
1) Yes17033.3
2) No33966.3
9) No answer20.4
Missing2481 
TOTAL511100.0
358) Member? Any other groups (MEMOTHER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes5410.6
2) No45388.6
9) No answer40.8
Missing2481 
TOTAL511100.0
359) Any membership at all (MEMNUM)
TOTAL%
0) 014628.6
1) 112524.5
2) 28216.0
3) 36713.1
4) 4346.7
5) 5275.3
6) 6122.3
7) 791.8
8) 861.2
9) 910.2
99) No answer20.4
Missing2481 
TOTAL511100.0
360) 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 believe332.4
2) Don't know, no way to find out372.7
3) Higher power1319.5
4) Believe sometimes513.7
5) Believe with doubts21415.4
6) No doubts86062.0
8) Don't know261.9
9) No answer342.5
Missing1606 
TOTAL1386100.0
361) It is wonderful that young people today have greater freedom to protest against things they don't like and to "do their own thing." (OWNTHING)
TOTAL%
1) Agree strongly20113.6
2) Agree72549.2
3) Disagree40427.4
4) Disagree strongly1016.9
8) Don't know312.1
9) No answer120.8
Missing1518 
TOTAL1474100.0
362) Where would you rate the wealth of the following groups: Whites. (WLTHWHTS)
TOTAL%
1) 1 rich563.8
2) 21188.0
3) 337525.4
4) 476551.9
5) 5845.7
6) 6191.3
7) 7 poor60.4
8) Don't know382.6
9) No answer130.9
Missing1518 
TOTAL1474100.0
363) The wealth of Blacks. (WLTHBLKS)
TOTAL%
1) 1 rich50.3
2) 2181.2
3) 3463.1
4) 429820.2
5) 560340.9
6) 636024.4
7) 7 poor926.2
8) Don't know392.6
9) No answer130.9
Missing1518 
TOTAL1474100.0
364) The wealth of Asian Americans. (WLTHASNS)
TOTAL%
1) 1 RICH402.7
2) 2956.4
3) 324416.6
4) 448432.8
5) 527718.8
6) 614710.0
7) 7 poor422.8
8) Don't know1329.0
9) No answer130.9
Missing1518 
TOTAL1474100.0
365) The wealth of Hispanic Americans. (WLTHHSPS)
TOTAL%
1) 1 rich40.3
2) 2181.2
3) 3533.6
4) 428119.1
5) 550033.9
6) 639927.1
7) 7 poor1026.9
8) Don't know1047.1
9) No answer130.9
Missing1518 
TOTAL1474100.0
366) Do the people in the following groups tend to be hard working or do they tend to be lazy: Whites. (WORKWHTS)
TOTAL%
1) 1 work hard1117.5
2) 225517.3
3) 338125.8
4) 455337.5
5) 5785.3
6) 6312.1
7) 7 lazy140.9
8) Don't know332.2
9) No answer181.2
Missing1518 
TOTAL1474100.0
367) The work habits of Blacks. (WORKBLKS)
TOTAL%
1) 1 work hard493.3
2) 2966.5
3) 317411.8
4) 449233.4
5) 531721.5
6) 619213.0
7) 7 lazy886.0
8) Don't know483.3
9) No answer181.2
Missing1518 
TOTAL1474100.0
368) The work habits of Asian Americans. (WORKASNS)
TOTAL%
1) 1 work hard17611.9
2) 229319.9
3) 333222.5
4) 435323.9
5) 51087.3
6) 6523.5
7) 7 lazy151.0
8) Don't know1288.7
9) No answer171.2
Missing1518 
TOTAL1474100.0
369) The work habits of Hispanic Americans. (WORKHSPS)
TOTAL%
1) 1 work hard533.6
2) 2996.7
3) 321214.4
4) 450634.3
5) 529620.1
6) 61218.2
7) 7 lazy543.7
8) Don't know1157.8
9) No answer181.2
Missing1518 
TOTAL1474100.0
370) What do you think the chances are these days that a white person won't get a job or promotion while an equally or less qualified Black person gets one instead? (DISCAFF)
TOTAL%
1) Very likely20126.6
2) Somewhat likely31041.0
3) Not very likely21027.7
8) Don't know263.4
9) No answer101.3
Missing2235 
TOTAL757100.0
371) There is a lot of discussion today about whether Americans are divided or united . . . What is your view about this? (UNITED)
TOTAL%
1) Americans are united and in agreement about the most important values58139.4
2) Americans are greatly divided when it comes to the most important values81055.0
8) Don't know735.0
9) No answer100.7
Missing1518 
TOTAL1474100.0
372) Is your mother alive? (MALIVE1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes94962.5
2) No55636.6
8) Don't know60.4
9) No answer70.5
Missing1474 
TOTAL1518100.0
373) Now, we'd like to ask about your parents. In what year was your mother born? (MAYRBORN)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL15183034.5562783
374) In what year did she die? (MAYRDIED)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL5632729.112345
375) Is your father still living? (PALIVE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes69745.9
2) No77751.2
8) Don't know372.4
9) No answer70.5
Missing1474 
TOTAL1518100.0
376) In what year was your father born? (PAYRBORN)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL15183244.2132993
377) In what year did he die? (PAYRDIED)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL7842667.6912261
378) Respondent's date of finishing education (first two digits are year; last two digits are month). (DATESCH)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL15187184.1041861
379) Respondent's work history (NEVERWK)
TOTAL%
1) Never worked or never worked at a full-time civilian job since completing school1137.4
2) Worked139491.8
9) No answer110.7
Missing1474 
TOTAL1518100.0
380) Respondent's first occupation (see note 1 on the ARDA summary page for codes) (OCCFIRST)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1405424.892250
381) Prestige of respondent's first occupation (see note 2 on the ARDA summary page for codes) (PRESFRST)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL136840.13214
382) Respondent's employment status in first occupation (WRKSLFST)
TOTAL%
1) Self-employed634.5
2) Someone else131793.7
9) No answer251.8
Missing1587 
TOTAL1405100.0
383) Respondent's industry in first occupation (see note 1 on the ARDA summary page for codes) (INDFIRST)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1405561.065288
384) Date respondent began first occupation (first two digits are year; last two digits are month). (DATEFRST)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL14007230.531774
385) What I'd like you to do is tell me how two things are alike. In what way are an orange and a banana alike? (ALIKE1)
TOTAL%
0) Incorrect1796.0
1) Partly correct35411.8
2) Correct241080.5
8) Don't know311.0
9) No answer180.6
TOTAL2992100.0
386) In what way are a dog and a lion alike? (ALIKE2)
TOTAL%
0) Incorrect50516.9
1) Partly correct49916.7
2) Correct192864.4
8) Don't know391.3
9) No answer210.7
TOTAL2992100.0
387) In what way are an eye and an ear alike? (ALIKE3)
TOTAL%
0) Incorrect46615.6
1) Partly correct99833.4
2) Correct142247.5
8) Don't know832.8
9) No answer230.8
TOTAL2992100.0
388) In what way are an egg and a seed alike? (ALIKE4)
TOTAL%
0) Incorrect82827.7
1) Partly correct110737.0
2) Correct82027.4
8) Don't know2087.0
9) No answer291.0
TOTAL2992100.0
389) In what way are a table and a chair alike? (ALIKE5)
TOTAL%
0) Incorrect144648.3
1) Partly correct2648.8
2) Correct118739.7
8) Don't know712.4
9) No answer240.8
TOTAL2992100.0
390) In what way are work and play alike? (ALIKE6)
TOTAL%
0) Incorrect114938.4
1) Partly correct148049.5
2) Correct1785.9
8) Don't know1605.3
9) No answer250.8
TOTAL2992100.0
391) In what way are a fly and a tree alike? (ALIKE7)
TOTAL%
0) Incorrect141047.1
1) Partly correct38712.9
2) Correct63121.1
8) Don't know53017.7
9) No answer341.1
TOTAL2992100.0
392) In what way are praise and punishment alike? (ALIKE8)
TOTAL%
0) Incorrect176058.8
1) Partly correct62020.7
2) Correct2839.5
8) Don't know30110.1
9) No answer280.9
TOTAL2992100.0
393) Have you been married more than once? (MARNUM)
TOTAL%
1) Yes31025.8
2) No88973.9
9) No answer40.3
Missing1789 
TOTAL1203100.0
394) In what year was your (first/former) husband/wife born? (FSTSPYR)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL6053139.3172870
395) Respondent's first spouse's education (FSTSPEDC)
TOTAL%
3) 3rd grade10.0
5) 5th grade40.1
6) 6th grade100.3
7) 7th grade90.3
8) 8th grade260.9
9) 9th grade150.5
10) 10th grade301.0
11) 11th grade230.8
12) 12th grade2277.6
13) 1 year of college240.8
14) 2 years of college491.6
15) 3 years of college120.4
16) 4 years of college471.6
17) 5 years of college60.2
18) 6 years of college80.3
19) 7 years of college40.1
20) 8 years of college110.4
97) Not applicable243281.3
98) Don't know501.7
99) No answer40.1
TOTAL2992100.0
396) Respondent's first spouse's degree (FSTSPDEG)
TOTAL%
0) Less than high school1194.0
1) High school30910.3
2) Associate/junior college200.7
3) Bachelor's481.6
4) Graduate240.8
7) Not applicable243281.3
8) Don't know341.1
9) No answer60.2
TOTAL2992100.0
397) What is the highest grade or year of regular school that your (first/former husband's/wife's father ever completed? (FSTSPPED)
TOTAL%
0) No formal schooling50.8
1) 1st grade10.2
3) 3rd grade40.7
4) 4th grade40.7
5) 5th grade40.7
6) 6th grade91.5
7) 7th grade40.7
8) 8th grade264.3
9) 9th grade61.0
10) 10th grade81.3
11) 11th grade50.8
12) 12th grade10617.5
14) 2 years of college81.3
16) 4 years of college152.5
17) 5 years of college10.2
18) 6 years of college50.8
19) 7 years of college20.3
20) 8 years of college61.0
98) Don't know33054.6
99) No answer559.1
Missing2388 
TOTAL604100.0
398) What is the highest grade or year of regular school that your (first/former husband's/wife's mother ever completed? (FSTSPMED)
TOTAL%
0) No formal schooling50.8
2) 2nd grade10.2
3) 3rd grade61.0
4) 4th grade50.8
5) 5th grade20.3
6) 6th grade10.2
7) 7th grade20.3
8) 8th grade294.8
9) 9th grade20.3
10) 10th grade50.8
11) 11th grade30.5
12) 12th grade13822.8
13) 1 year of college30.5
14) 2 years of college132.1
15) 3 years of college20.3
16) 4 years of college142.3
17) 5 years of college30.5
18) 6 years of college20.3
19) 7 years of college10.2
98) Don't know31151.4
99) No answer579.4
Missing2387 
TOTAL605100.0
399) How old were you when your (current) marriage began? (AGEWEDCR)
TOTAL%
18) 1810.6
19) 1921.1
20) 2031.7
21) 2110.6
22) 2221.1
23) 2342.2
24) 2421.1
25) 25105.5
26) 26116.1
27) 2773.9
28) 2884.4
29) 29105.5
30) 3052.8
31) 3142.2
32) 3295.0
33) 3373.9
34) 3452.8
35) 35105.5
36) 3684.4
37) 37116.1
38) 3821.1
39) 3910.6
40) 4021.1
41) 4131.7
42) 4263.3
43) 4310.6
44) 4431.7
45) 4531.7
47) 4731.7
48) 4821.1
50) 5052.8
51) 5110.6
52) 5210.6
53) 5310.6
54) 5442.2
55) 5510.6
56) 5610.6
59) 5910.6
60) 6031.7
61) 6110.6
64) 6410.6
68) 6831.7
69) 6910.6
70) 7021.1
74) 7410.6
99) No answer84.4
Missing2811 
TOTAL181100.0
400) In what year was your husband/wife born? (SPYRBORN)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL7792360.21778
401) Has your husband/wife been married more than once? (SPMARNUM)
TOTAL%
1) Yes17122.0
2) No57673.9
9) No answer324.1
Missing2213 
TOTAL779100.0
402) Was your husband/wife living with both his/her own mother and father around the time she/he was 16? (SPFAM16)
TOTAL%
0) Other192.4
1) Both own mother and father58475.0
2) Father and stepmother192.4
3) Mother and stepfather314.0
4) Father- no mother or stepmother162.1
5) Mom only739.4
6) Male relative10.1
7) Female relative70.9
8) Relatives121.5
9) No answer172.2
Missing2213 
TOTAL779100.0
403) What is the highest grade or year of regular school that your husband's/wife's father ever completed? (SPPAEDUC)
TOTAL%
0) No formal school60.9
2) 2nd grade30.4
3) 3rd grade60.9
4) 4th grade60.9
5) 5th grade60.9
6) 6th grade233.4
7) 7th grade71.0
8) 8th grade7410.9
9) 9th grade91.3
10) 10th grade142.1
11) 11th grade91.3
12) 12th grade16524.2
13) 1 year of college111.6
14) 2 years of college274.0
15) 3 years of college30.4
16) 4 years of college558.1
17) 5 years of college40.6
18) 6 years of college152.2
19) 7 years of college30.4
20) 8 years of college60.9
98) Don't know20730.4
99) No answer233.4
Missing2310 
TOTAL682100.0
404) What is the highest grade or year of regular school that your (husband's/wife's) mother ever completed? (SPMAEDUC)
TOTAL%
0) No formal school60.8
2) 2nd grade10.1
3) 3rd grade50.7
4) 4th grade40.5
5) 5th grade70.9
6) 6th grade101.3
7) 7th grade40.5
8) 8th grade608.1
9) 9th grade172.3
10) 10th grade152.0
11) 11th grade60.8
12) 12th grade25534.2
13) 1 year college81.1
14) 2 years of college334.4
15) 3 years of college50.7
16) 4 years of college456.0
17) 5 years of college20.3
18) 6 years of college91.2
20) 8 years of college20.3
98) Don't know22229.8
99) No answer293.9
Missing2247 
TOTAL745100.0
405) Spouse's occupation (see note 1 on the ARDA summary page for codes) (SPHEDOCC)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL761547.803315
406) Prestige of spouse's occupation (see note 2 on the ARDA summary page for codes) (SPHEDPRE)
TOTAL%
21) 10.2
22) 111.8
23) 142.2
24) 294.6
25) 50.8
26) 20.3
27) 50.8
28) 152.4
29) 81.3
30) 223.5
31) 71.1
32) 132.1
33) 71.1
34) 152.4
35) 223.5
36) 294.6
37) 10.2
38) 40.6
39) 314.9
40) 10116.1
41) 71.1
42) 203.2
43) 71.1
44) 294.6
45) 121.9
46) 40.6
47) 213.3
48) 81.3
49) 264.1
50) 71.1
51) 599.4
53) 50.8
54) 40.6
57) 10.2
58) 20.3
60) 81.3
61) 61.0
64) 172.7
65) 61.0
66) 132.1
68) 30.5
69) 61.0
71) 40.6
72) 50.8
74) 20.3
75) 20.3
86) 20.3
Missing2364 
TOTAL628100.0
407) Spouse's employment status (SPHEDSLF)
TOTAL%
1) Self-employed19125.1
2) Someone else46561.1
8) Don't know385.0
9) No answer678.8
Missing2231 
TOTAL761100.0
408) Spouse's industry (see note 1 on the ARDA summary page for codes) (SPHEDIND)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL760468.024363
409) How many brothers and sisters does your husband/wife have? (Count those born alive, but no longer living, as well as those alive now. Also include stepbrothers and stepsisters, and children adopted by his/her parents.) (SPSIBS)
TOTAL%
0) 0384.9
1) 112716.3
2) 214518.6
3) 313517.3
4) 49311.9
5) 5617.8
6) 6435.5
7) 7415.3
8) 8212.7
9) 9212.7
10) 10131.7
11) 1160.8
12) 1240.5
13) 1330.4
14) 1410.1
15) 1510.1
16) 1610.1
17) 1710.1
19) 1910.1
21) 2110.1
98) Don't know50.6
99) No answer172.2
Missing2213 
TOTAL779100.0
410) Sex of first child (KDSEX1)
TOTAL%
1) Male59352.4
2) Female53046.8
9) No answer90.8
Missing1860 
TOTAL1132100.0
411) Sex of second child (KDSEX2)
TOTAL%
1) Male43949.5
2) Female43849.4
9) No answer101.1
Missing2105 
TOTAL887100.0
412) Sex of third child (KDSEX3)
TOTAL%
1) Male23948.6
2) Female24249.2
9) No answer112.2
Missing2500 
TOTAL492100.0
413) Sex of fourth child (KDSEX4)
TOTAL%
1) Male13352.8
2) Female11646.0
9) No answer31.2
Missing2740 
TOTAL252100.0
414) Sex of fifth child (KDSEX5)
TOTAL%
1) Male5747.1
2) Female6251.2
9) No answer21.7
Missing2871 
TOTAL121100.0
415) Sex of sixth child (KDSEX6)
TOTAL%
1) Male3456.7
2) Female2440.0
9) No answer23.3
Missing2932 
TOTAL60100.0
416) Sex of seventh child (KDSEX7)
TOTAL%
1) Male1848.6
2) Female1745.9
9) No answer25.4
Missing2955 
TOTAL37100.0
417) Sex of eighth child (KDSEX8)
TOTAL%
1) Male1058.8
2) Female635.3
9) No answer15.9
Missing2975 
TOTAL17100.0
418) Sex of ninth child (KDSEX9)
TOTAL%
1) Male777.8
2) Female222.2
Missing2983 
TOTAL9100.0
419) Birth year of first child (KDYRBRN1)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL11322096.4731005
420) Birth year of second child (KDYRBRN2)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL8872096.411001
421) Birth year of third child (KDYRBRN3)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL4922164.3311240
422) Birth year of fourth child (KDYRBRN4)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL2522158.6591227
423) Birth year of fifth child (KDYRBRN5)
TOTAL%
1927) 10.8
1933) 10.8
1943) 21.7
1945) 10.8
1946) 10.8
1949) 10.8
1950) 32.5
1952) 54.1
1953) 32.5
1954) 65.0
1955) 21.7
1956) 21.7
1957) 32.5
1958) 21.7
1959) 32.5
1960) 32.5
1961) 65.0
1962) 43.3
1963) 43.3
1964) 54.1
1965) 75.8
1966) 21.7
1967) 32.5
1968) 21.7
1969) 32.5
1970) 43.3
1971) 32.5
1972) 43.3
1973) 10.8
1975) 10.8
1977) 10.8
1978) 21.7
1979) 10.8
1980) 10.8
1981) 32.5
1983) 21.7
1984) 21.7
1985) 32.5
1986) 32.5
1987) 10.8
1988) 21.7
1989) 10.8
1990) 10.8
1991) 32.5
1992) 10.8
1994) 10.8
9996) 10.8
9998) 21.7
9999) 21.7
Missing2871 
TOTAL121100.0
424) Birth year of sixth child (KDYRBRN6)
TOTAL%
1928) 11.7
1940) 11.7
1945) 11.7
1946) 11.7
1949) 11.7
1952) 11.7
1953) 23.3
1954) 46.7
1955) 11.7
1956) 11.7
1957) 23.3
1958) 11.7
1959) 11.7
1960) 46.7
1961) 35.0
1963) 35.0
1964) 11.7
1965) 35.0
1966) 35.0
1967) 35.0
1968) 11.7
1969) 23.3
1970) 23.3
1971) 46.7
1973) 11.7
1974) 11.7
1975) 11.7
1976) 11.7
1983) 23.3
1984) 11.7
1985) 11.7
1989) 11.7
9998) 23.3
9999) 23.3
Missing2932 
TOTAL60100.0
425) Birth year of seventh child (KDYRBRN7)
TOTAL%
1931) 12.7
1946) 12.7
1951) 12.7
1953) 12.7
1955) 25.4
1956) 25.4
1957) 38.1
1958) 12.7
1959) 12.7
1960) 12.7
1961) 12.7
1962) 25.4
1963) 12.7
1964) 12.7
1966) 25.4
1967) 25.4
1971) 12.7
1972) 25.4
1976) 12.7
1978) 25.4
1980) 12.7
1986) 25.4
1988) 12.7
9998) 25.4
9999) 25.4
Missing2955 
TOTAL37100.0
426) Birth year of eighth child (KDYRBRN8)
TOTAL%
1932) 15.9
1948) 15.9
1954) 15.9
1958) 15.9
1959) 15.9
1960) 15.9
1961) 15.9
1962) 15.9
1964) 211.8
1965) 211.8
1971) 15.9
1977) 15.9
1990) 15.9
9998) 15.9
9999) 15.9
Missing2975 
TOTAL17100.0
427) Birth year of ninth child (KDYRBRN9)
TOTAL%
1933) 111.1
1949) 111.1
1950) 111.1
1961) 111.1
1963) 111.1
1966) 111.1
1968) 222.2
1973) 111.1
Missing2983 
TOTAL9100.0
428) Children's relationship to respondent: relationship to respondent of first child (KDREL1)
TOTAL%
1) Biological104392.1
2) Adopted211.9
3) Step595.2
9) No answer90.8
Missing1860 
TOTAL1132100.0
429) Relation to respondent of second child (KDREL2)
TOTAL%
1) Biological83193.7
2) Adopted131.5
3) Step364.1
9) No answer70.8
Missing2105 
TOTAL887100.0
430) Relation to respondent of third child (KDREL3)
TOTAL%
1) Biological44590.4
2) Adopted61.2
3) Step316.3
9) No answer102.0
Missing2500 
TOTAL492100.0
431) Relation to respondent of fourth child (KDREL4)
TOTAL%
1) Biological22488.9
2) Adopted41.6
3) Step176.7
9) No answer72.8
Missing2740 
TOTAL252100.0
432) Relation to respondent of fifth child (KDREL5)
TOTAL%
1) Biological10788.4
2) Adopted10.8
3) Step108.3
9) No answer32.5
Missing2871 
TOTAL121100.0
433) Relation to respondent of sixth child (KDREL6)
TOTAL%
1) Biological4880.0
2) Adopted11.7
3) Step915.0
9) No answer23.3
Missing2932 
TOTAL60100.0
434) Relation to respondent of seventh child (KDREL7)
TOTAL%
1) Biological3081.1
3) Step513.5
9) No answer25.4
Missing2955 
TOTAL37100.0
435) Relation to respondent of eighth child (KDREL8)
TOTAL%
1) Biological1482.4
2) Adopted15.9
3) Step15.9
9) No answer15.9
Missing2975 
TOTAL17100.0
436) Relation to respondent of ninth child (KDREL9)
TOTAL%
1) Biological888.9
2) Adopted111.1
Missing2983 
TOTAL9100.0
437) Life status of children: Is first child alive? (KDALIVE1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes107595.0
2) No423.7
8) Don't know20.2
9) No answer131.1
Missing1860 
TOTAL1132100.0
438) Is second child alive? (KDALIVE2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes84795.5
2) No232.6
8) Don't know10.1
9) No answer161.8
Missing2105 
TOTAL887100.0
439) Is third child alive? (KDALIVE3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes44690.7
2) No285.7
9) No answer183.7
Missing2500 
TOTAL492100.0
440) Is fourth child alive? (KDALIVE4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes23191.7
2) No114.4
9) No answer104.0
Missing2740 
TOTAL252100.0
441) Is fifth child alive? (KDALIVE5)
TOTAL%
1) Yes11191.7
2) No54.1
9) No answer54.1
Missing2871 
TOTAL121100.0
442) Is sixth child alive? (KDALIVE6)
TOTAL%
1) Yes5490.0
2) No58.3
9) No answer11.7
Missing2932 
TOTAL60100.0
443) Is seventh child alive? (KDALIVE7)
TOTAL%
1) Yes3594.6
2) No12.7
9) No answer12.7
Missing2955 
TOTAL37100.0
444) Is eighth child alive? (KDALIVE8)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1588.2
2) No15.9
9) No answer15.9
Missing2975 
TOTAL17100.0
445) Is ninth child alive? (KDALIVE9)
TOTAL%
1) Yes888.9
2) No111.1
Missing2983 
TOTAL9100.0
446) Children's educational attainment: highest school grade first child completed (KDEDUC1)
TOTAL%
0) No formal school40.6
1) 1st grade10.2
4) 4th grade10.2
6) 6th grade10.2
7) 7th grade10.2
8) 8th grade50.8
9) 9th grade71.1
10) 10th grade132.0
11) 11th grade162.4
12) 12th grade25839.1
13) 1 year of college294.4
14) 2 years of college7411.2
15) 3 years of college284.2
16) 4 years of college12018.2
17) 5 years of college132.0
18) 6 years of college172.6
19) 7 years of college10.2
20) 8 years of college132.0
98) Don't know81.2
99) No answer507.6
Missing2332 
TOTAL660100.0
447) Highest school grade second child completed (KDEDUC2)
TOTAL%
0) No formal school71.4
1) 1st grade10.2
8) 8th grade91.7
9) 9th grade20.4
10) 10th grade224.2
11) 11th grade61.2
12) 12th grade20439.4
13) 1 year of college387.3
14) 2 years of college479.1
15) 3 years of college224.2
16) 4 years of college8616.6
17) 5 years of college91.7
18) 6 years of college173.3
19) 7 years of college40.8
20) 8 years of college61.2
98) Don't know61.2
99) No answer326.2
Missing2474 
TOTAL518100.0
448) Highest school grade third child completed (KDEDUC3)
TOTAL%
0) No formal school41.3
5) 5th grade10.3
8) 8th grade31.0
9) 9th grade61.9
10) 10th grade123.8
11) 11th grade103.2
12) 12th grade13041.4
13) 1 year of college113.5
14) 2 years of college288.9
15) 3 years of college113.5
16) 4 years of college4313.7
17) 5 years of college72.2
18) 6 years of college134.1
19) 7 years of college20.6
20) 8 years of college51.6
98) Don't know31.0
99) No answer258.0
Missing2678 
TOTAL314100.0
449) Highest school grade fourth child completed (KDEDUC4)
TOTAL%
0) No formal school10.6
4) 4th grade10.6
8) 8th grade10.6
9) 9th grade31.7
10) 10th grade31.7
11) 11th grade52.9
12) 12th grade7342.0
13) 1 year of college95.2
14) 2 years of college2112.1
15) 3 years of college63.4
16) 4 years of college2916.7
17) 5 years of college10.6
18) 6 years of college21.1
20) 8 years of college31.7
98) Don't know42.3
99) No answer126.9
Missing2818 
TOTAL174100.0
450) Highest school grade fifth child completed (KDEDUC5)
TOTAL%
0) No formal school11.1
6) 6th grade11.1
7) 7th grade11.1
8) 8th grade11.1
10) 10th grade33.3
11) 11th grade44.4
12) 12th grade3336.7
13) 1 year of college55.6
14) 2 years of college77.8
15) 3 years of college33.3
16) 4 years of college1516.7
17) 5 years of college22.2
18) 6 years of college11.1
19) 7 years of college11.1
98) Don't know33.3
99) No answer910.0
Missing2902 
TOTAL90100.0
451) Highest school grade sixth child completed (KDEDUC6)
TOTAL%
0) No formal school11.9
5) 5th grade11.9
8) 8th grade35.8
9) 9th grade11.9
10) 10th grade11.9
11) 11th grade611.5
12) 12th grade1936.5
13) 1 year of college11.9
15) 3 years of college11.9
16) 4 years of college611.5
17) 5 years of college11.9
19) 7 years of college11.9
98) Don't know47.7
99) No answer611.5
Missing2940 
TOTAL52100.0
452) Highest school grade seventh child completed (KDEDUC7)
TOTAL%
8) 8th grade27.1
9) 9th grade13.6
10) 10th grade414.3
12) 12th grade1035.7
13) 1 year of college27.1
14) 2 years of college414.3
16) 4 years of college27.1
99) No answer310.7
Missing2964 
TOTAL28100.0
453) Highest school grade eighth child completed (KDEDUC8)
TOTAL%
7) 7th grade17.1
8) 8th grade17.1
12) 12th grade857.1
16) 4 years of college214.3
99) No answer214.3
Missing2978 
TOTAL14100.0
454) Highest school grade ninth child completed (KDEDUC9)
TOTAL%
0) No formal school111.1
10) 10th grade222.2
11) 11th grade111.1
12) 12th grade333.3
13) 1 year of college111.1
14) 2 year of college111.1
Missing2983 
TOTAL9100.0
455) Number of child selected for follow-up questions (KDPICKED)
TOTAL%
1) 132248.9
2) 218928.7
3) 37311.1
4) 4385.8
5) 5182.7
6) 6121.8
7) 720.3
8) 810.2
9) 930.5
Missing2334 
TOTAL658100.0
456) I have some questions about (selected child). Is she/he currently working at a paid job? (KDWORK1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes47472.1
2) No16324.8
8) Don't know132.0
9) No answer71.1
Missing2335 
TOTAL657100.0
457) Does she/he do any work at all, even if it's only a part-time job? Include unpaid work of 15 or more hours per week in a family business or farm. (KDWORK2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes3619.7
2) No12769.4
8) Don't know137.1
9) No answer73.8
Missing2809 
TOTAL183100.0
458) Has she/he ever worked at one job for as long as one year? (KDEVWORK)
TOTAL%
1) Yes8155.1
2) No5235.4
8) Don't know74.8
9) No answer74.8
Missing2845 
TOTAL147100.0
459) Respondent's child's occupation (see note 1 on the ARDA summary page for codes) (KDOCC80)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL601412.572278
460) Prestige of respondent's child's occupation (see note 2 on the ARDA summary page for codes) (KDPRES80)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL56243.09814
461) Respondent's child's employment status (KDWRKSLF)
TOTAL%
1) Self-employment6110.2
2) Someone else52087.0
8) Don't know50.8
9) No answer122.0
Missing2394 
TOTAL598100.0
462) Respondent's child's industry (see note 1 on the ARDA summary page for codes) (KDIND80)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL593630.61270
463) Siblings' sex: Sex of first sibling (SBSEX1)
TOTAL%
1) Male147952.4
2) Female130746.3
8) Don't know10.0
9) No answer341.2
Missing171 
TOTAL2821100.0
464) Sex of second sibling (SBSEX2)
TOTAL%
1) Male110148.5
2) Female112749.6
9) No answer431.9
Missing721 
TOTAL2271100.0
465) Sex of third sibling (SIBSEX3)
TOTAL%
1) Male80247.3
2) Female85250.3
8) Don't know10.1
9) No answer402.4
Missing1297 
TOTAL1695100.0
466) Sex of fourth sibling (SBSEX4)
TOTAL%
1) Male57748.2
2) Female57848.2
8) Don't know30.3
9) No answer403.3
Missing1794 
TOTAL1198100.0
467) Sex of fifth sibling (SBSEX5)
TOTAL%
1) Male40748.8
2) Female38846.5
8) Don't know50.6
9) No answer344.1
Missing2158 
TOTAL834100.0
468) Sex of sixth sibling (SBSEX6)
TOTAL%
1) Male27646.5
2) Female28548.0
8) Don't know50.8
9) No answer284.7
Missing2398 
TOTAL594100.0
469) Sex of seventh sibling (SBSEX7)
TOTAL%
1) Male19647.9
2) Female18545.2
8) Don't know41.0
9) No answer245.9
Missing2583 
TOTAL409100.0
470) Sex of eighth sibling (SBSEX8)
TOTAL%
1) Male13747.2
2) Female13245.5
8) Don't know20.7
9) No answer196.6
Missing2702 
TOTAL290100.0
471) Sex of ninth sibling (SBSEX9)
TOTAL%
1) Male8543.1
2) Female9447.7
8) Don't know31.5
9) No answer157.6
Missing2795 
TOTAL197100.0
472) Year siblings were born: Birth year of first sibling (SBYRBRN1)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL28212539.4572105
473) Birth year of second sibling (SBYRBRN2)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL22712642.522261
474) Birth year of third sibling (SBYRBRN3)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL16952775.5672444
475) Birth year of fourth sibling (SBYRBRN4)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL11982991.0122703
476) Birth year of fifth sibling (SBYRBRN5)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL8343300.083010
477) Birth year of sixth sibling (SBYRBRN6)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL5943548.3273214
478) Birth year of seventh sibling (SBYRBRN7)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL4093799.5653390
479) Birth year of eighth sibling (SBYRBRN8)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL2904004.6763514
480) Birth year of ninth sibling (SBYRBRN9)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1974157.5133598
481) Sibling's relation to respondent: Relation to respondent of first sibling (SBRELI)
TOTAL%
1) Full244186.5
2) Adopted401.4
3) Step913.2
4) Half2097.4
8) Don't know10.0
9) No answer391.4
Missing171 
TOTAL2821100.0
482) Relation to respondent of second sibling (SBREL2)
TOTAL%
1) Full194085.4
2) Adopted200.9
3) Step893.9
4) Half1757.7
9) No answer472.1
Missing721 
TOTAL2271100.0
483) Relation to respondent of third sibling (SBREL3)
TOTAL%
1) Full140182.7
2) Adopted120.7
3) Step734.3
4) Half1629.6
8) Don't know10.1
9) No answer462.7
Missing1297 
TOTAL1695100.0
484) Relation to respondent of fourth sibling (SBREL4)
TOTAL%
1) Full95679.8
2) Adopted50.4
3) Step665.5
4) Half12410.4
8) Don't know20.2
9) No answer453.8
Missing1794 
TOTAL1198100.0
485) Relation to respondent of fifth sibling (SBREL5)
TOTAL%
1) Full64477.2
2) Adopted50.6
3) Step475.6
4) Half9311.2
8) Don't know20.2
9) No answer435.2
Missing2158 
TOTAL834100.0
486) Relation to respondent of sixth sibling (SBREL6)
TOTAL%
1) Full45476.4
2) Adopted50.8
3) Step345.7
4) Half6310.6
8) Don't know20.3
9) No answer366.1
Missing2398 
TOTAL594100.0
487) Relation to respondent of seventh sibling (SBREL7)
TOTAL%
1) Full31376.5
2) Adopted30.7
3) Step245.9
4) Half4310.5
8) Don't know10.2
9) No answer256.1
Missing2583 
TOTAL409100.0
488) Relation to respondent of eighth sibling (SBREL8)
TOTAL%
1) Full21473.8
2) Adopted20.7
3) Step175.9
4) Half3311.4
9) No answer248.3
Missing2702 
TOTAL290100.0
489) Relation to respondent of ninth sibling (SBREL9)
TOTAL%
1) Full13870.1
2) Adopted10.5
3) Step115.6
4) Half2713.7
8) Don't know10.5
9) No answer199.6
Missing2795 
TOTAL197100.0
490) Life status of siblings: Is first sibling alive? (SBALIVE1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes236683.9
2) No41814.8
8) Don't know50.2
9) No answer321.1
Missing171 
TOTAL2821100.0
491) Is second sibling alive? (SBALIVE2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes191284.2
2) No31613.9
8) Don't know10.0
9) No answer421.8
Missing721 
TOTAL2271100.0
492) Is third sibling alive? (SBALIVE3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes140282.7
2) No24614.5
8) Don't know20.1
9) No answer452.7
Missing1297 
TOTAL1695100.0
493) Is fourth sibling alive? (SBALIVE4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes98482.1
2) No16814.0
8) Don't know30.3
9) No answer433.6
Missing1794 
TOTAL1198100.0
494) Is fifth sibling alive? (SBALIVE5)
TOTAL%
1) Yes65077.9
2) No14217.0
8) Don't know50.6
9) No answer374.4
Missing2158 
TOTAL834100.0
495) Is sixth sibling alive? (SBALIVE6)
TOTAL%
1) Yes46578.3
2) No9516.0
8) Don't know40.7
9) No answer305.1
Missing2398 
TOTAL594100.0
496) Is seventh sibling alive? (SBALIVE7)
TOTAL%
1) Yes31075.8
2) No6816.6
8) Don't know41.0
9) No answer276.6
Missing2583 
TOTAL409100.0
497) Is eighth sibling alive? (SBALIVE8)
TOTAL%
1) Yes21674.5
2) No4816.6
8) Don't know20.7
9) No answer248.3
Missing2702 
TOTAL290100.0
498) Is ninth sibling alive? (SBALIVE9)
TOTAL%
1) Yes13568.5
2) No4221.3
8) Don't know31.5
9) No answer178.6
Missing2795 
TOTAL197100.0
499) Number of sibling selected for follow-up questions. (SBPICKED)
TOTAL%
1) 1113642.7
2) 263723.9
3) 337714.2
4) 42138.0
5) 51053.9
6) 61003.8
7) 7411.5
8) 8331.2
9) 9200.8
Missing330 
TOTAL2662100.0
500) Sibling's education (SBEDUC)
TOTAL%
0) No formal school80.3
3) 3rd grade40.1
4) 4th grade90.3
5) 5th grade60.2
6) 6th grade200.7
7) 7th grade220.7
8) 8th grade752.5
9) 9th grade451.5
10) 10th grade1183.9
11) 11th grade1304.3
12) 12th grade99333.2
13) 1 year college1344.5
14) 2 years college2538.5
15) 3 years college742.5
16) 4 years college40913.7
17) 5 years college391.3
18) 6 years college882.9
19) 7 years college200.7
20) 8 years of college561.9
97) Not applicable37812.6
98) Don't know1113.7
TOTAL2992100.0
501) Sibling's degree (SBDEG)
TOTAL%
0) Less than high school39013.0
1) High school143147.8
2) Associate/junior college1163.9
3) Bachelor's40213.4
4) Graduate1785.9
7) Not applicable37812.6
8) Don't know923.1
9) No answer50.2
TOTAL2992100.0
502) Is (selected sibling's name) currently working at a paid job? (SBWORK1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes172164.7
2) No79129.7
8) Don't know1013.8
9) No answer491.8
Missing330 
TOTAL2662100.0
503) Does she/he do any work at all, even if it's only part-time job? Include unpaid work of 15 or more hours per week in a family business or farm. (SBWORK2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes16017.0
2) No60964.7
8) Don't know11312.0
9) No answer596.3
Missing2051 
TOTAL941100.0
504) Has she/he ever worked at one job for as long as one year? (SBEVWORK)
TOTAL%
1) Yes52867.5
2) No13517.3
8) Don't know648.2
9) No answer557.0
Missing2210 
TOTAL782100.0
505) Respondent's sibling's occupation (see note 1 on the ARDA summary page for codes) (SBOCC80)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL2432409.486281
506) Prestige of respondent's sibling's occupation (see note 2 on the ARDA summary page for codes) (SBPRES80)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL227344.00214
507) Respondent's sibling's employment status (SBWRKSLF)
TOTAL%
1) Self-employed33113.6
2) Someone else203983.8
8) Don't know190.8
9) No answer431.8
Missing560 
TOTAL2432100.0
508) Respondent's sibling's industry (see note 1 on the ARDA summary page for codes) (SBIND80)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL2432595.953293
509) When you think of social and political issues, do you think of yourself mainly as a member of a particular ethnic, racial, or nationality group or do you think of yourself mainly as just an American? (ETHID)
TOTAL%
1) Just an American131589.2
2) Some particular ethnic, etc., group1097.4
3) Two or more ethnic, etc., groups30.2
4) Just an American and one or more particular ethnic, etc., groups201.4
5) It depends120.8
8) Don't know80.5
9) No answer70.5
Missing1518 
TOTAL1474100.0
510) Do you think of yourself as "just American" on all issues, some issues, or just a few issues? (AMISSUE)
TOTAL%
1) All issues79360.0
2) Most issue40430.6
3) Some issue856.4
4) Just a few issues272.0
8) Don't know60.5
9) No answer70.5
Missing1670 
TOTAL1322100.0
511) Do you think of yourself as a(n) (ethnic group or groups specified) on all issues, most issues, some issues, or just a few issues? (ETHISSUE)
TOTAL%
1) All issues2319.3
2) Most issue4437.0
3) Some issue2621.8
4) Just a few issues1815.1
8) Don't know10.8
9) No answer75.9
Missing2873 
TOTAL119100.0
512) Well, if you had to choose, which would you think of yourself most of the time- mainly as a member of a particular ethnic, racial, or nationality group, or mainly as just an American? (ETHID1)
TOTAL%
1) Just an American1333.3
2) Some particular ethnic, etc., group1128.2
4) It depends615.4
9) No answer923.1
Missing2953 
TOTAL39100.0
513) Do you think of yourself as "just American" on all issues, most issues, some issues, or just a few issues? (AMISSUE1)
TOTAL%
1) All issues14.5
2) Most issue627.3
3) Some issue418.2
4) Just a few issues29.1
9) No answer940.9
Missing2970 
TOTAL22100.0
514) Do you think of yourself as a(n) (ethnic group or groups specified) on all issues, most issues, some issues, or just a few issues? (ETHISSU1)
TOTAL%
2) Most issue840.0
3) Some issue210.0
4) Just a few issues15.0
9) No answer945.0
Missing2972 
TOTAL20100.0
515) Do you feel that the quality of life is better in America than in most other advanced industrial countries, about the same, or do you feel that people are better off in other advanced industrial countries than they are in the United States? (AMRANK)
TOTAL%
1) Better in America115578.4
2) About the same22014.9
3) Better in other advanced industrial countries614.1
8) Don't know352.4
9) No answer30.2
Missing1518 
TOTAL1474100.0
516) How proud are you to be an American . . . Extremely proud, very proud, somewhat proud, or not very proud? (AMPROUD)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely proud68346.3
2) Very proud56438.3
3) Somewhat proud18512.6
4) Not very proud201.4
8) Don't know70.5
9) No answer151.0
Missing1518 
TOTAL1474100.0
517) Some people say that it is better for America if different racial and ethnic groups maintain their distinct cultures. Others say that it is better if groups change so that they blend into the larger society as in the idea of a melting pot. Where do you place yourself on the following scale: From 1 racial and ethnic groups should maintain their distinct cultures; to 7 groups should change so that they blend into the larger society. (MELTPOT)
TOTAL%
1) 1 racial and ethnic groups should maintain their distinct cultures19113.0
2) 21026.9
3) 316611.3
4) 442428.8
5) 523015.6
6) 61147.7
7) 7 groups should change so that they blend into the larger society20814.1
8) Don't know332.2
9) No answer60.4
Missing1518 
TOTAL1474100.0
518) Should it be up to the government to help racial and ethnic groups maintain their distinct cultures, or should this be left up the groups themselves? (GVTAPART)
TOTAL%
1) Government to help4710.1
2) Left up to groups40086.0
8) Don't know112.4
9) No answer71.5
Missing2527 
TOTAL465100.0
519) Should it be up to the government to help racial and ethnic groups change so that they blend into the larger society, or should this be left up to the groups themselves? (GVTMELT)
TOTAL%
1) Government to help10819.4
2) Left up to groups39470.6
8) Don't know223.9
9) No answer346.1
Missing2434 
TOTAL558100.0
520) Political organizations based on race or ethnicity promote separatism and make it hard for all of us to live together- do you agree or disagree? (ETHORGS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree36124.5
2) Agree61942.0
3) Neither agree nor disagree20113.6
4) Disagree17611.9
5) Strongly disagree463.1
8) Don't know614.1
9) No answer100.7
Missing1518 
TOTAL1474100.0
521) Under the First Amendment guaranteeing free speech, people should be allowed to express their own opinions even if they are harmful or offensive to members of other religious or racial groups- do you agree or disagree? (ETHSPKOK)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree15820.9
2) Agree31741.9
3) Neither agree nor disagree8411.1
4) Disagree15019.8
5) Strongly disagree314.1
8) Don't know91.2
9) No answer81.1
Missing2235 
TOTAL757100.0
522) People should not be allowed to express opinions that are harmful or offensive to members of other religious or racial groups- do you agree or disagree? (ETHSPKNO)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree719.9
2) Agree22231.0
3) Neither agree nor disagree8612.0
4) Disagree24634.3
5) Strongly disagree719.9
8) Don't know81.1
9) No answer131.8
Missing2275 
TOTAL717100.0
523) How often have you felt sympathy for Blacks? (SYMPTBLK)
TOTAL%
1) Very often27718.8
2) Fairly often54537.0
3) Not too often51234.7
4) Never1026.9
8) Don't know292.0
9) No answer90.6
Missing1518 
TOTAL1474100.0
524) How often have you felt admiration for Blacks? (ADMIRBLK)
TOTAL%
1) Very often24716.8
2) Fairly often58339.6
3) Not too often49833.8
4) Never986.6
8) Don't know382.6
9) No answer100.7
Missing1518 
TOTAL1474100.0
525) How do you feel about bilingual education? (BILINGED)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly favor of it38826.3
2) Somewhat in favor56038.0
3) Somewhat opposed to it24016.3
4) Strongly opposed to it21214.4
8) Don't know674.5
9) No answer70.5
Missing1518 
TOTAL1474100.0
526) There are several different ideas about how to teach children who don't speak English when they enter our public schools. Which of the following statements best describes how you feel: 1 All classes . . . only in English . . . ; 2 Children . . . should have classes in their native language just for a year or two . . . ; 3 Students . . . should be able to take many of their classes in Spanish or other languages . . . through high school. (ENGTEACH)
TOTAL%
1) Classes only in English51234.7
2) Native language for 1-2 years68746.6
3) Take classes in native language through high school22315.1
8) Don't know412.8
9) No answer110.7
Missing1518 
TOTAL1474100.0
527) Do you believe that election ballots should be printed only in English, or in areas where lots of people don't speak English, should they also be printed in some other languages? (ENGBALLT)
TOTAL%
1) Printed in English only52435.5
2) Printed in some other language89860.9
8) Don't know432.9
9) No answer90.6
Missing1518 
TOTAL1474100.0
528) Do you favor a law making English the official language of the United States, meaning government business would be conducted in English only, or do you oppose such a law? (ENGOFFCL)
TOTAL%
1) Favor89060.4
3) Neither favor nor oppose1379.3
5) Oppose39126.5
8) Don't know503.4
9) No answer60.4
Missing1518 
TOTAL1474100.0
529) Do you think the number of immigrants from foreign countries who are permitted to come to the United States to live should be increased or decreased? (LETIN)
TOTAL%
1) Increased a lot352.4
2) Increases a little533.6
3) Same as now39526.8
4) Decreased a little40727.6
5) Decreased a lot50734.4
8) Don't know694.7
9) No answer80.5
Missing1518 
TOTAL1474100.0
530) Compared to 10 years ago do Hispanics and Asians make up a larger share of the population in your local community, the same share, or a smaller share? (HSPASN10)
TOTAL%
1) Larger share72849.4
2) Same share40827.7
3) Smaller share17211.7
8) Don't know15710.7
9) No answer90.6
Missing1518 
TOTAL1474100.0
531) What do you think will happen as a result of more immigrants coming to this country? Higher unemployment. (IMMUNEMP)
TOTAL%
1) Very likely79553.9
2) Somewhat likely45831.1
3) Not too likely1167.9
4) Not at all likely342.3
8) Don't know634.3
9) No answer80.5
Missing1518 
TOTAL1474100.0
532) What do you think will happen as a result of more immigrants coming to this country? Make it harder to keep the country united. (IMMUNITE)
TOTAL%
1) Very likely50033.9
2) Somewhat likely49733.7
3) Not too likely26518.0
4) Not at all likely1117.5
8) Don't know936.3
9) No answer80.5
Missing1518 
TOTAL1474100.0
533) Under current law, immigrants who come from other countries to the United States legally are entitled, from the very beginning, to government assistance such as Medicaid, food stamps, or welfare on the same basis as citizens. But some people say they should not be eligible until they have lived here for a year or more. Which do you think? Do you think that immigrants who are here legally should be eligible for such services as soon as they come, or should they not be eligible? (IMMFARE)
TOTAL%
1) Eligible46631.6
2) Not eligible93563.4
8) Don't know664.5
9) No answer70.5
Missing1518 
TOTAL1474100.0
534) Should illegal immigrants be entitled to work permits, or not? (UNDOCWRK)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, entitled19213.0
2) No, not entitled121082.1
8) Don't know634.3
9) No answer90.6
Missing1518 
TOTAL1474100.0
535) Should illegal immigrants be entitled to attend public universities at the same cost as other students, or not? (UNDOCCOL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, entitled46531.5
2) No, not entitled94263.9
8) Don't know583.9
9) No answer90.6
Missing1518 
TOTAL1474100.0
536) Should illegal immigrants be entitled to have their children continue to qualify as American citizens if born in the United States, or not? (UNDOCKID)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, entitled70647.9
2) No, not entitled65944.7
8) Don't know886.0
9) No answer211.4
Missing1518 
TOTAL1474100.0
537) Immigrants are getting too demanding in their push for equal rights- do you agree or disagree? (IMMPUSH)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree36324.6
2) Agree45630.9
3) Neither agree nor disagree31721.5
4) Disagree20714.0
5) Strongly disagree402.7
8) Don't know835.6
9) No answer80.5
Missing1518 
TOTAL1474100.0
538) The Irish, Italians, Jews, and many other minorities overcame prejudice and worked their way up. Today's immigrants should do the same without any special favors- do you agree or disagree? (IMMWRKUP)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree50033.9
2) Agree67345.7
3) Neither agree nor disagree15510.5
4) Disagree845.7
5) Strongly disagree151.0
8) Don't know362.4
9) No answer110.7
Missing1518 
TOTAL1474100.0
539) What do you think the chances are these days that a white person won't get admitted to a college or university program while an equally or less qualified Black person gets admitted instead? (COLAFF)
TOTAL%
1) Very likely19525.8
2) Somewhat likely31141.1
3) Not likely20727.3
8) Don't know385.0
9) No answer60.8
Missing2235 
TOTAL757100.0
540) What do you think the chances are these days that a white person won't get admitted to a college or university program while a less qualified Black person gets admitted instead? (COLAFFY)
TOTAL%
1) Very likely19126.6
2) Somewhat likely29040.4
3) Not likely19427.1
8) Don't know354.9
9) No answer71.0
Missing2275 
TOTAL717100.0
541) What do you think the chances are these days that a white person won't get a job or promotion while a less qualified Black person gets one instead? (DISCAFFY)
TOTAL%
1) Very likely18225.4
2) Somewhat likely27538.4
3) Not likely22531.4
8) Don't know304.2
9) No answer50.7
Missing2275 
TOTAL717100.0
542) Some people say that because of past discrimination, Blacks should be given preference in hiring and promotion. Others say that such preference in hiring and promotion of Blacks is wrong because it discriminates against others. What about your opinion- are you for or against preferential hiring and promotion of Blacks? (JOBAFF)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly favor1308.8
2) Not strongly favor916.2
3) Not strongly oppose27618.7
4) Strongly oppose88760.2
8) Don't know785.3
9) No answer120.8
Missing1518 
TOTAL1474100.0
543) Do you feel that people are best represented in politics by leaders from their own racial or ethnic background, or doesn't the leader's background make very much difference? (OWNETH)
TOTAL%
1) Leaders from their own racial and ethnic background49733.7
2) Leader's background does not matter91462.0
8) Don't know513.5
9) No answer120.8
Missing1518 
TOTAL1474100.0
544) What about people in Congress? Should they have the same racial or ethnic background as their constituents, or should they be considered purely on the basis of their ability without regard to their racial or ethnic background? (CONGETH)
TOTAL%
1) Consider racial or ethnic background1318.9
2) Consider ability, not racial or ethnic background127986.8
8) Don't know533.6
9) No answer110.7
Missing1518 
TOTAL1474100.0
545) What about teachers in public schools or universities? Should they have roughly the same racial or ethnic background as their students, or should they be considered purely on the basis of their ability without regard to their racial or ethnic background? (TEACHETH)
TOTAL%
1) Consider racial or ethnic background1157.8
2) Consider ability, not racial or ethnic background131088.9
8) Don't know372.5
9) No answer120.8
Missing1518 
TOTAL1474100.0
546) What about students in medical, law and other professional schools? Should they have roughly the same racial or ethnic background as the people in their area, or should they be considered purely on the basis of their ability without regard to their racial or ethnic background? (SCHLETH)
TOTAL%
1) Consider racial or ethnic background825.6
2) Consider ability, not racial or ethnic background132990.2
8) Don't know412.8
9) No answer221.5
Missing1518 
TOTAL1474100.0
547) In history classes in high school and college, do the experiences of racial and ethnic minority groups in America receive too much attention now, too little attention, or about the right amount? (ETHHIST)
TOTAL%
1) Too much attention now33422.7
2) Too little attention30620.8
3) About the right amount63042.7
8) Don't know19313.1
9) No answer110.7
Missing1518 
TOTAL1474100.0
548) Some people say that when the experience of a racial or ethnic minority group is taught in high school or college, it should be taught by a teacher from that group- do you agree or disagree? (WHOTEACH)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree936.3
2) Agree26718.1
3) Neither agree nor disagree41528.2
4) Disagree53236.1
5) Strongly disagree896.0
8) Don't know684.6
9) No answer100.7
Missing1518 
TOTAL1474100.0
549) Do you think that white people in this country get much more attention from government than they deserve, more attention than they deserve, about the right amount of attention, less attention than they deserve, or much less attention from government than they deserve? (WHTGOVT)
TOTAL%
1) Much more1037.0
2) More19813.4
3) About right80354.5
4) Less23215.7
5) Much less765.2
8) Don't know533.6
9) No answer90.6
Missing1518 
TOTAL1474100.0
550) Do you think that Blacks get more attention from government than they deserve? (BLKGOVT)
TOTAL%
1) Much more23015.6
2) More40427.4
3) About right41528.2
4) Less29820.2
5) Much less735.0
8) Don't know453.1
9) No answer90.6
Missing1518 
TOTAL1474100.0
551) Do you think Hispanic-Americans get more attention from government than they deserve? (HSPGOVT)
TOTAL%
1) Much more1208.1
2) More30020.4
3) About right52935.9
4) Less35524.1
5) Much less573.9
8) Don't know1047.1
9) No answer90.6
Missing1518 
TOTAL1474100.0
552) Do you think Asian-Americans get more attention from government than they deserve? (ASNGOVT)
TOTAL%
1) Much more1057.1
2) More23816.1
3) About right59540.4
4) Less31021.0
5) Much less735.0
8) Don't know1449.8
9) No answer90.6
Missing1518 
TOTAL1474100.0
553) Where on a seven point scale (1 being "rich," 7 being "poor") would you rate: Immigrants who are in this country legally? (WLTHIMM)
TOTAL%
1) 1 rich151.0
2) 2483.3
3) 31188.0
4) 442028.5
5) 536925.0
6) 626117.7
7) 7 poor1107.5
8) Don't know1198.1
9) No answer140.9
Missing1518 
TOTAL1474100.0
554) Rate: Immigrants who are in this country illegally? (WLTHUNDC)
TOTAL%
1) 1 rich302.0
2) 2231.6
3) 3271.8
4) 4654.4
5) 51278.6
6) 641428.1
7) 7 poor65844.6
8) Don't know1167.9
9) No answer140.9
Missing1518 
TOTAL1474100.0
555) Where on a seven point scale (1 being "hard-working," 7 being "lazy") would you rate: Legal immigrants? (WORKIMM)
TOTAL%
1) 1 hard-working825.6
2) 219713.4
3) 332321.9
4) 448733.0
5) 515310.4
6) 6583.9
7) 7 lazy241.6
8) Don't know1318.9
9) No answer191.3
Missing1518 
TOTAL1474100.0
556) Rate: Illegal immigrants (WORKUNDC)
TOTAL%
1) 1 hard-working1278.6
2) 217311.7
3) 321014.2
4) 432622.1
5) 515910.8
6) 618112.3
7) 7 lazy1047.1
8) Don't know17411.8
9) No answer201.4
Missing1518 
TOTAL1474100.0
557) Obedience and respect for authority are the most important virtues children should learn. (OBRESPCT)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree48032.6
2) Agree67745.9
3) Disagree25417.2
4) Strongly disagree362.4
8) Don't know140.9
9) No answer130.9
Missing1518 
TOTAL1474100.0
558) How about the economy. Would you say that over the past year the nation's economy has gotten better, stayed the same, or gotten worse? (ECONPAST)
TOTAL%
1) Gotten better38125.8
2) Stayed the same63643.1
3) Gotten worse42829.0
8) Don't know201.4
9) No answer90.6
Missing1518 
TOTAL1474100.0
559) If say economy better: Would you say much better or somewhat better? (PASTUP)
TOTAL%
1) Much better348.7
2) Somewhat better34588.5
9) No answer112.8
Missing2602 
TOTAL390100.0
560) If say economy worse: Would you say much worse or somewhat worse? (PASTDOWN)
TOTAL%
1) Much worse12628.8
2) Somewhat worse29567.5
8) Don't know10.2
9) No answer153.4
Missing2555 
TOTAL437100.0
561) What about the next 12 months? Do you expect the national economy to get better, get worse, or stay about the same? (ECONFUTR)
TOTAL%
1) Get better41628.2
2) Stay the same76852.1
3) Get worse24116.4
8) Don't know392.6
9) No answer100.7
Missing1518 
TOTAL1474100.0
562) If better: Would you say much better or somewhat better? (FUTRUP)
TOTAL%
1) Much better6014.1
2) Somewhat better35182.4
8) Don't know20.5
9) No answer133.1
Missing2566 
TOTAL426100.0
563) If worse: Would you say much worse or somewhat worse? (FUTRDOWN)
TOTAL%
1) Much worse5421.5
2) Somewhat worse18071.7
9) No answer176.8
Missing2741 
TOTAL251100.0
564) What do you think the chances are these days that you or anyone in your family won't get a job or promotion while an equally or less qualified [White/(Black/African-American)] employee receives one instead? (RDISCAFF)
TOTAL%
1) Very likely21314.5
2) Somewhat likely45831.1
3) Somewhat unlikely34023.1
4) Very unlikely35824.3
8) Don't know886.0
9) No answer171.2
Missing1518 
TOTAL1474100.0
565) What about immigrants? Is it very likely, somewhat likely, somewhat unlikely, or very unlikely that you or anyone in your family won't get a promotion while an equally or less qualified immigrant employee receives one instead? (RIMMDISC)
TOTAL%
1) Very likely1268.5
2) Somewhat likely30921.0
3) Somewhat unlikely42729.0
4) Very unlikely48032.6
8) Don't know1107.5
9) No answer221.5
Missing1518 
TOTAL1474100.0
566) On how many days in the past seven days have you . . . Felt proud of something you'd done? (PROUD)
TOTAL%
0) 0 days1796.0
1) 1 day35411.8
2) 2 days241080.5
8) Don't know311.0
9) No answer180.6
TOTAL2992100.0
567) It is the responsibility of the government to reduce the differences in income between people with high incomes and those with low incomes. (EQINCOME)
TOTAL%
1) Agree strongly684.9
2) Agree29821.5
3) Neither agree nor disagree24617.7
4) Disagree41529.9
5) Disagree strongly26218.9
8) Don't know433.1
9) No answer543.9
Missing1606 
TOTAL1386100.0
568) Is your mother still alive? (MALIVE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes87260.3
2) No52436.2
8) Don't know10.1
9) No answer503.5
Missing1545 
TOTAL1447100.0
569) How often do you see or visit your mother? (MAVISIT)
TOTAL%
1) Lives in same household778.4
2) Daily566.1
3) At least several times a week10711.6
4) At least once week15917.2
5) At least once month14515.7
6) Several times a year16017.4
7) Less often16017.4
99) No answer586.3
Missing2070 
TOTAL922100.0
570) The way things are in America, people like me and my family have a good chance of improving our standard of living- do you agree or disagree? (GOODLIFE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree16310.9
2) Agree75750.5
3) Neither agree nor disagree17611.7
4) Disagree31721.1
5) Strongly disagree543.6
8) Can't choose271.8
9) No answer60.4
Missing1492 
TOTAL1500100.0
571) 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 agree41828.9
2) Agree59240.9
3) Neither agree nor disagree725.0
4) Disagree27318.9
5) Strongly disagree704.8
8) Can't choose90.6
9) No answer130.9
Missing1545 
TOTAL1447100.0
572) A preschool child is likely to suffer if his or her mother works- do you agree or disagree? (KIDSUFFR)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree1309.0
2) Agree45831.7
3) Neither agree nor disagree17512.1
4) Disagree45931.7
5) Strongly disagree19513.5
8) Can't choose141.0
9) No answer161.1
Missing1545 
TOTAL1447100.0
573) All in all, family life suffers when the woman has a full-time job- do you agree or disagree? (FAMSUFFR)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree1339.2
2) Agree36725.4
3) Neither agree nor disagree19613.5
4) Disagree50434.8
5) Strongly disagree22615.6
8) Can't choose70.5
9) No answer141.0
Missing1545 
TOTAL1447100.0
574) A job is alright, but what most women really want is a home and children- do you agree or disagree? (HOMEKID)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree1017.0
2) Agree35924.8
3) Neither agree nor disagree32722.6
4) Disagree42829.6
5) Strongly disagree17912.4
8) Can't choose382.6
9) No answer151.0
Missing1545 
TOTAL1447100.0
575) Being a housewife is just as fulfilling as working for pay- do you agree or disagree? (HOUSEWRK)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree23516.2
2) Agree53937.2
3) Neither agree nor disagree30320.9
4) Disagree23216.0
5) Strongly disagree694.8
8) Can't choose503.5
9) No answer191.3
Missing1545 
TOTAL1447100.0
576) Having a job is the best way for a woman to be an independent person- do you agree or disagree? (FEJOBIND)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree17512.1
2) Agree46432.1
3) Neither agree nor disagree30921.4
4) Disagree37425.8
5) Strongly disagree865.9
8) Can't choose211.5
9) No answer181.2
Missing1545 
TOTAL1447100.0
577) Both the husband and the wife should contribute to the household income- do you agree or disagree? (TWOINCS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree27719.1
2) Agree52736.4
3) Neither agree nor disagree41728.8
4) Disagree15710.9
5) Strongly disagree171.2
8) Can't choose261.8
9) No answer261.8
Missing1545 
TOTAL1447100.0
578) 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-time106773.7
2) Work part-time16811.6
3) Stay home342.3
8) Can't choose15410.6
9) No answer241.7
Missing1545 
TOTAL1447100.0
579) 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-time1419.7
2) Work part-time43630.1
3) Stay home69648.1
8) Can't choose1409.7
9) No answer342.3
Missing1545 
TOTAL1447100.0
580) 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-time48233.3
2) Work part-time68647.4
3) Stay home1077.4
8) Can't choose1419.7
9) No answer312.1
Missing1545 
TOTAL1447100.0
581) Should women work outside the home full-time, part-time, or not at all after the children leave home (WRKGROWN)
TOTAL%
1) Work full-time98668.1
2) Work part-time20314.0
3) Stay home302.1
8) Can't choose20013.8
9) No answer281.9
Missing1545 
TOTAL1447100.0
582) Married people are generally happier then unmarried people- do you agree or disagree? (MARHAPPY)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree14910.3
2) Agree49634.3
3) Neither agree nor disagree43930.3
4) Disagree24617.0
5) Strongly disagree573.9
8) Can't choose392.7
9) No answer211.5
Missing1545 
TOTAL1447100.0
583) The main advantage of marriage is that it gives financial security- do you agree or disagree? (MARFIN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly.agree483.3
2) Agree19313.3
3) Neither30521.1
4) Disagree68747.5
5) Strongly disagree17312.0
8) Can't choose181.2
9) No answer231.6
Missing1545 
TOTAL1447100.0
584) The main purpose of marriage these days is to have children- do you agree or disagree? (MARKIDS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree221.5
2) Agree16011.1
3) Neither agree nor disagree24617.0
4) Disagree76652.9
5) Strongly disagree20914.4
8) Can't choose221.5
9) No answer221.5
Missing1545 
TOTAL1447100.0
585) It is better to have had a bad marriage than no marriage at all- do you agree or disagree? (MARNOMAR)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree110.8
2) Agree332.3
3) Neither agree nor disagree684.7
4) Disagree59341.0
5) Strongly disagree69948.3
8) Can't choose181.2
9) No answer251.7
Missing1545 
TOTAL1447100.0
586) People who want children ought to get married- do you agree or disagree? (MARLEGIT)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree43430.0
2) Agree59741.3
3) Neither agree nor disagree14510.0
4) Disagree17512.1
5) Strongly disagree553.8
8) Can't choose151.0
9) No answer261.8
Missing1545 
TOTAL1447100.0
587) All in all what do you think is the ideal number of children for a family to have? (NUMKIDS)
TOTAL%
0) None90.6
1) 1342.4
2) 278354.2
3) 329520.4
4) 415911.0
5) 5171.2
6) 640.3
7) 7 or more10.1
8) Don't know181.2
9) No answer1258.7
Missing1547 
TOTAL1445100.0
588) Watching children grow up is life's greatest joy- do you agree or disagree? (KIDJOY)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree48433.4
2) Agree64544.6
3) Neither agree nor disagree18813.0
4) Disagree523.6
5) Strongly disagree60.4
8) Can't choose211.5
9) No answer513.5
Missing1545 
TOTAL1447100.0
589) Having children interferes too much with the freedom of parents- do you agree or disagree? (KIDNOFRE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree141.0
2) Agree1057.3
3) Neither nor disagree21614.9
4) Disagree74951.8
5) Strongly disagree28819.9
8) Can't choose181.2
9) No answer573.9
Missing1545 
TOTAL1447100.0
590) People who have never had children lead empty lives- do you agree or disagree? (KIDEMPTY)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree483.3
2) Agree21414.8
3) Neither agree nor disagree37325.8
4) Disagree53637.0
5) Strongly disagree18212.6
8) Can't choose402.8
9) No answer543.7
Missing1545 
TOTAL1447100.0
591) 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 worked74151.2
2) No62843.4
3) Did not live with mother261.8
8) Don't know40.3
9) No answer483.3
Missing1545 
TOTAL1447100.0
592) Were you ever divorced? (EVDIV)
TOTAL%
1) Yes41028.3
2) No84458.3
3) Never married17211.9
9) No answer211.5
Missing1545 
TOTAL1447100.0
593) Was your current spouse ever divorced? (SPEVDIV)
TOTAL%
1) Yes21514.9
2) No68647.4
3) Not married27418.9
8) Don't know10.1
9) No answer27118.7
Missing1545 
TOTAL1447100.0
594) Did you live with your husband/wife before you got married? (COHABIT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes21328.7
2) No51869.7
9) No answer121.6
Missing2249 
TOTAL743100.0
595) 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-time80055.3
2) Worked part-time664.6
3) Stayed home1379.5
8) Don't know876.0
9) No answer35724.7
Missing1545 
TOTAL1447100.0
596) 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-time58640.5
2) Worked part-time1369.4
3) Stayed home28119.4
8) Don't know725.0
9) No answer37225.7
Missing1545 
TOTAL1447100.0
597) 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-time61942.8
2) Worked part-time1319.1
3) Stayed home1288.8
8) Don't know18913.1
9) No answer38026.3
Missing1545 
TOTAL1447100.0
598) 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-time47532.8
2) Worked part-time684.7
3) Stayed home765.3
8) Don't know41128.4
9) No answer41728.8
Missing1545 
TOTAL1447100.0
599) Married and both currently working for pay: Who earns more money? (EARNSMOR)
TOTAL%
1) The husband earns much more21450.7
2) The husband earns a bit more7618.0
3) We earn the same amount same5914.0
4) The wife earns a bit more389.0
5) The wife earns much more174.0
9) No answer184.3
Missing2570 
TOTAL422100.0
600) Most women have to work these days to support their families- do you agree or disagree? (FEWRKSUP)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree40327.9
2) Agree80055.3
3) Neither agree nor disagree1228.4
4) Disagree775.3
5) Strongly disagree211.5
8) Don't know90.6
9) No answer151.0
Missing1545 
TOTAL1447100.0
601) A man's job is to earn money; a woman's job is to look after the home and family. (HUBBYWK1)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree765.3
2) Agree22715.7
3) Neither agree nor disagree27118.7
4) Disagree54437.6
5) Strongly disagree29620.5
8) Don't know80.6
9) No answer251.7
Missing1545 
TOTAL1447100.0
602) It is not good if the man stays at home and cares for the children and the woman goes out to work- do you agree or disagree? (MRMOM)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree996.8
2) Agree23116.0
3) Neither agree nor disagree29120.1
4) Disagree56038.7
5) Strongly disagree22415.5
8) Don't know161.1
9) No answer261.8
Missing1545 
TOTAL1447100.0
603) Do you agree or disagree with this statement: Family life often suffers because men concentrate too much on their work. (MEOVRWRK)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree1228.4
2) Agree69548.0
3) Neither agree nor disagree28619.8
4) Disagree24316.8
5) Strongly disagree412.8
8) Can't choose332.3
9) No answer271.9
Missing1545 
TOTAL1447100.0
604) One parent can bring up a child as well as two parents- do you agree or disagree? (SINGLPAR)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree1248.6
2) Agree38726.7
3) Neither agree nor disagree20314.0
4) Disagree54237.5
5) Strongly disagree15911.0
8) Don't know100.7
9) No answer221.5
Missing1545 
TOTAL1447100.0
605) It is alright for a couple to live together without intending to get married- do you agree or disagree? (COHABOK)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree1409.7
2) Agree44730.9
3) Neither agree nor disagree23216.0
4) Disagree35724.7
5) Strongly disagree22815.8
8) Don't know181.2
9) No answer251.7
Missing1545 
TOTAL1447100.0
606) It's a good idea for a couple who intend to get married to live together first- do you agree or disagree? (COHABFST)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree1419.7
2) Agree33022.8
3) Neither agree nor disagree33222.9
4) Disagree38326.5
5) Strongly disagree21314.7
8) Don't know251.7
9) No answer231.6
Missing1545 
TOTAL1447100.0
607) Divorce is usually the best solution when a couple can't seem to work out their marriage problems- do you agree or disagree? (DIVBEST)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree1268.7
2) Agree54837.9
3) Neither agree nor disagree27218.8
4) Disagree33423.1
5) Strongly disagree1127.7
8) Don't know332.3
9) No answer221.5
Missing1545 
TOTAL1447100.0
608) When there are children in the family, parents should stay together even if they don't get along- do you agree or disagree? (DIVIFKD1)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree362.5
2) Agree17312.0
3) Neither agree nor disagree23116.0
4) Disagree66245.7
5) Strongly disagree24817.1
8) Don't know473.2
9) No answer503.5
Missing1545 
TOTAL1447100.0
609) Even when there are no children, a married couple should stay together even if they don't get along- do you agree and disagree? (DIVNOKD1)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree241.7
2) Agree825.7
3) Neither agree nor disagree1379.5
4) Disagree71849.6
5) Strongly disagree39927.6
8) Don't know382.6
9) No answer493.4
Missing1545 
TOTAL1447100.0
610) Did you ever live with a partner you didn't marry? (LIVNOWED)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, with a previous partner21514.9
2) Yes, with my present partner533.7
3) Yes, both with a previous partner and with my present partner412.8
4) No, never100169.2
9) No answer1379.5
Missing1545 
TOTAL1447100.0
611) Working women should receive paid maternity leave when they have a baby- do you agree or disagree? (MAPAID)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree38426.5
2) Agree63343.7
3) Neither agree nor disagree14810.2
4) Disagree15010.4
5) Strongly disagree261.8
8) Don't know261.8
9) No answer805.5
Missing1545 
TOTAL1447100.0
612) Families should receive financial benefits for child care when both parents work- do you agree or disagree? (CHLDCARE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree20414.1
2) Agree40728.1
3) Neither agree nor disagree26118.0
4) Disagree38926.9
5) Strongly disagree714.9
8) Don't know352.4
9) No answer805.5
Missing1545 
TOTAL1447100.0
613) A pregnant woman should be able to obtain a legal abortion for any reason whatsoever, if she chooses not to have the baby- do you agree or disagree? (ABCHOOSE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree25717.8
2) Agree34924.1
3) Neither agree nor disagree1268.7
4) Disagree28719.8
5) Strongly disagree31321.6
8) Don't know342.3
9) No answer815.6
Missing1545 
TOTAL1447100.0
614) Is premarital sex always wrong, almost always wrong, wrong only sometimes, or not wrong at all, if a male and female are in their early teens, say under 16 years old? (TEENSEX1)
TOTAL%
1) Always wrong92764.1
2) Almost always wrong21514.9
3) Wrong only sometimes1147.9
4) Not wrong at all543.7
8) Can't choose483.3
9) No answer896.2
Missing1545 
TOTAL1447100.0
615) Sometimes at work people find themselves the object of sexual advances, propositions, or unwanted sexual discussions from co-workers or supervisors. The advances sometimes involve physical contact and sometimes just involve sexual conversations. Has this ever happened to you? (SEXHAR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes52336.1
2) No80155.4
3) Never have worked312.1
9) No answer926.4
Missing1545 
TOTAL1447100.0
616) How do you and your spouse/partner organize the income that one or both of you receive? (FAMBUDGT)
TOTAL%
1) I manage all the money and give my partner his/her share956.6
2) My partner manages all the money and gives me my share624.3
3) We pool all the money and each take out what we need48333.4
4) We pool some of the money and keep the rest separate805.5
5) We each keep our own money separate765.3
6) I am not currently living with a spouse or partner61242.3
8) Don't know10.1
9) No answer382.6
Missing1545 
TOTAL1447100.0
617) If married or living as married: In your household who does the laundry? (LAUNDRY)
TOTAL%
1) Always the woman26518.3
2) Usually the woman29020.0
3) About equal or both together20514.2
4) Usually the man271.9
5) Always the man120.8
6) Is done by a third person120.8
7) Not married60241.6
8) Can't choose40.3
9) No answer302.1
Missing1545 
TOTAL1447100.0
618) If married or living as married: In your household who makes the small repairs around the house? (REPAIRS)
TOTAL%
1) Always the woman191.3
2) Usually the woman271.9
3) About equal or both together17412.0
4) Usually the man38126.3
5) Always the man18813.0
6) Is done by a third person231.6
7) Not married60141.5
8) Can't choose50.3
9) No answer292.0
Missing1545 
TOTAL1447100.0
619) If married or living as married: In your household who cares for sick family members? (CARESICK)
TOTAL%
1) Always the woman1238.5
2) Usually the woman26718.5
3) About equal or both together38126.3
4) Usually the man100.7
5) Always the man70.5
6) Is done by a third person40.3
7) Not married60241.6
8) Can't choose201.4
9) No answer332.3
Missing1545 
TOTAL1447100.0
620) If married or living as married: In your household who shops for groceries? (SHOPFOOD)
TOTAL%
1) Always the woman1389.5
2) Usually the woman26218.1
3) About equal or both together35824.7
4) Usually the man402.8
5) Always the man130.9
6) Is done by a third person10.1
7) Not married60441.7
8) Can't choose10.1
9) No answer302.1
Missing1545 
TOTAL1447100.0
621) If married or living as married: In your household who decides what to have for dinner? (DINNER)
TOTAL%
1) Always the woman15610.8
2) Usually the woman28920.0
3) About equal or both together31922.0
4) Usually the man382.6
5) Always the man80.6
6) Is done by a third person20.1
7) Not married60341.7
8) Can't choose20.1
9) No answer302.1
Missing1545 
TOTAL1447100.0
622) What about your spouse/partner at that time- did he or she work outside the home full-time, part-time, or not at all . . . After marrying and before you had children? (SPWKNOKD)
TOTAL%
1) Worked full-time78554.3
2) Worked part-time765.3
3) Stayed home1057.3
8) Does not apply1027.0
9) No answer37926.2
Missing1545 
TOTAL1447100.0
623) What about your spouse/partner at that time- did he or she work outside the home full-time, part-time, or not at all . . . When a child was under school age? (SPWKBABY)
TOTAL%
1) Worked full-time63744.0
2) Worked part-time1067.3
3) Stayed home20614.2
8) Does not apply1087.5
9) No answer39027.0
Missing1545 
TOTAL1447100.0
624) What about your spouse/partner at that time- did he or she work outside the home full-time, part-time, or not at all . . . After the youngest child started school? (SPWRKSCH)
TOTAL%
1) Worked full-time60842.0
2) Worked part-time1117.7
3) Stayed home1258.6
8) Does not apply20013.8
9) No answer40327.9
Missing1545 
TOTAL1447100.0
625) What about your spouse/partner at that time- did he or she work outside the home full-time, part-time, or not at all . . . After the children left home? (SPWKGRWN)
TOTAL%
1) Worked full-time45631.5
2) Worked part-time624.3
3) Stayed home694.8
8) Does not apply41528.7
9) No answer44530.8
Missing1545 
TOTAL1447100.0
626) Do you agree or disagree . . . Both the husband and the wife should contribute to the household income. (TWOINCS1)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree27719.1
2) Agree52736.4
3) Neither agree nor disagree41728.8
4) Disagree15710.9
5) Strongly disagree171.2
8) Can't choose261.8
9) No answer261.8
Missing1545 
TOTAL1447100.0
627) Asked of those whose employers have more than one physical location: About how many people work at the location where you work? (Count part-time as well as full-time employees in all areas, departments, and buildings.) (LOCALNUM)
TOTAL%
1) 1-953227.0
2) 10-4946023.4
3) 50-9920410.4
4) 100-49937819.2
5) 500-9991236.2
6) 1,000-1,9991035.2
7) More than 2,0001427.2
8) Don't know221.1
9) No answer50.3
Missing1023 
TOTAL1969100.0
628) Do you think it is wrong or not wrong if a man and a woman have sexual relations before marriage? (PREMARS1)
TOTAL%
1) Always wrong36124.9
2) Almost always wrong14410.0
3) Wrong only sometimes22815.8
4) Not wrong at all50935.2
8) Can't choose1188.2
9) No answer876.0
Missing1545 
TOTAL1447100.0
629) What about a married person having sexual relations with someone other than his or her husband or wife, is it . . . (XMARSEX1)
TOTAL%
1) Always wrong106773.7
2) Almost always wrong18012.4
3) Wrong only sometimes584.0
4) Not wrong at all251.7
8) Can't choose312.1
9) No answer865.9
Missing1545 
TOTAL1447100.0
630) What about sexual relations between two adults of the same sex, is it . . . (HOMOSEX1)
TOTAL%
1) Always wrong85459.0
2) Almost always wrong533.7
3) Wrong only sometimes845.8
4) Not wrong at all23416.2
8) Can't choose1339.2
9) No answer896.2
Missing1545 
TOTAL1447100.0
631) Which of these would you say is more important in preparing children for life: 1) to be obedient; or 2) to think for themselves (OBEYTHNK)
TOTAL%
1) To be obedient81528.8
2) To think for themselves178863.1
8) Can't choose1425.0
9) No answer883.1
Missing159 
TOTAL2833100.0
632) Private enterprise is the best way to solve America's economic problems--do you agree or disagree? (PRIVENT)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree22916.5
2) Agree50236.2
3) Neither agree nor disagree36326.2
4) Disagree15110.9
5) Strongly disagree181.3
8) Can't choose876.3
9) No answer362.6
Missing1606 
TOTAL1386100.0
633) America's highest priority: America should . . . Maintain order in the nation, Give people more say in government decisions, Fight rising prices, Protect freedom of speech (POSTMAT1)
TOTAL%
1) Maintain order in the nation48935.3
2) Give people more say in government decisions46933.8
3) Fight rising prices17512.6
4) Protect freedom of speech1208.7
8) Can't choose936.7
9) No answer402.9
Missing1606 
TOTAL1386100.0
634) America's next highest priority: (See PRIORITY1) (POSTMAT)
TOTAL%
1) Maintain order in the nation36126.0
2) Give people more say in government decisions35325.5
3) Fight rising prices27119.6
4) Protect freedom of speech24117.4
8) Can't choose1228.8
9) No answer382.7
Missing1606 
TOTAL1386100.0
635) We believe too often in science, and not enough in feelings and faith. (SCIFAITH)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree16111.6
2) Agree55840.3
3) Neither agree nor disagree31322.6
4) Disagree23316.8
5) Strongly disagree413.0
8) Can't choose413.0
9) No answer392.8
Missing1606 
TOTAL1386100.0
636) Overall, modern science does more harm than good. (HARMGOOD)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree382.7
2) Agree16511.9
3) Neither agree nor disagree26819.3
4) Disagree62845.3
5) Strongly disagree20514.8
8) Can't choose382.7
9) No answer443.2
Missing1606 
TOTAL1386100.0
637) Any change humans cause in nature- no matter how scientific- is likely to make things worse. (SCIWORSE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree674.8
2) Agree30822.2
3) Neither agree nor disagree29821.5
4) Disagree50136.1
5) Strongly disagree1118.0
8) Can't choose564.0
9) No answer453.2
Missing1606 
TOTAL1386100.0
638) Modern science will solve our environmental problems with little change to our way of life. (SCIGRN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree282.0
2) Agree23116.7
3) Neither agree nor disagree29821.5
4) Disagree57741.6
5) Strongly disagree15911.5
8) Can't choose503.6
9) No answer433.1
Missing1606 
TOTAL1386100.0
639) We worry too much about the future of the environment, and not enough about prices and jobs today. (GRNECON)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree13910.0
2) Agree42230.4
3) Neither agree nor disagree18413.3
4) Disagree44732.3
5) Strongly disagree14310.3
8) Can't choose151.1
9) No answer362.6
Missing1606 
TOTAL1386100.0
640) Almost everything we do in modern life harms the environment. (HARMSGRN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree725.2
2) Agree55339.9
3) Neither agree nor disagree24017.3
4) Disagree40329.1
5) Strongly disagree463.3
8) Can't choose292.1
9) No answer433.1
Missing1606 
TOTAL1386100.0
641) Animals should have the same moral rights that human beings have. (ANRIGHTS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree735.3
2) Agree28620.6
3) Neither agree nor disagree25718.5
4) Disagree44732.3
5) Strongly disagree24117.4
8) Can't choose382.7
9) No answer443.2
Missing1606 
TOTAL1386100.0
642) Human beings should respect nature because it was created by God. (RESNATUR)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree36226.1
2) Agree66347.8
3) Neither agree nor disagree19614.1
4) Disagree644.6
5) Strongly disagree352.5
8) Can't choose241.7
9) No answer423.0
Missing1606 
TOTAL1386100.0
643) People worry too much about human progress harming the environment. (GRNPROG)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree634.5
2) Agree42530.7
3) Neither agree nor disagree20414.7
4) Disagree53738.7
5) Strongly disagree966.9
8) Can't choose282.0
9) No answer332.4
Missing1606 
TOTAL1386100.0
644) Nature would be at peace and harmony if only human beings would leave it alone. (NATURPAX)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree1188.5
2) Agree55440.0
3) Neither agree nor disagree28320.4
4) Disagree33123.9
5) Strongly disagree493.5
8) Can't choose241.7
9) No answer271.9
Missing1606 
TOTAL1386100.0
645) In order to protect the environment, America needs economic growth. (GRWTHELP)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree745.3
2) Agree51236.9
3) Neither agree nor disagree33724.3
4) Disagree33924.5
5) Strongly disagree392.8
8) Can't choose513.7
9) No answer342.5
Missing1606 
TOTAL1386100.0
646) It is right to use animals for medical testing if it might save human lives. (ANTESTS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree18813.6
2) Agree68549.4
3) Neither agree nor disagree20714.9
4) Disagree16011.5
5) Strongly disagree825.9
8) Can't choose332.4
9) No answer312.2
Missing1606 
TOTAL1386100.0
647) Nature is really a fierce struggle for survival of the fittest. (NATURWAR)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree1339.6
2) Agree69350.0
3) Neither agree nor disagree25418.3
4) Disagree15411.1
5) Strongly disagree261.9
8) Can't choose886.3
9) No answer382.7
Missing1606 
TOTAL1386100.0
648) Economic growth always harms the environment. (GRWTHARM)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree342.5
2) Agree22816.5
3) Neither agree nor disagree34024.5
4) Disagree62344.9
5) Strongly disagree705.1
8) Can't choose533.8
9) No answer382.7
Missing1606 
TOTAL1386100.0
649) Select: 1) Nature is sacred because it is created by God; 2)Nature is spiritual or sacred in itself; 3)Nature is important, but not spiritual or sacred. (NATURGOD)
TOTAL%
1) Nature is sacred because it is created by God46033.2
2) Nature is spiritual or sacred in itself28520.6
3) Nature is important, but not spiritual or sacred46433.5
8) Can't choose1299.3
9) No answer483.5
Missing1606 
TOTAL1386100.0
650) How willing would you be to pay much higher prices in order to protect the environment? (GRNPRICE)
TOTAL%
1) Very willing1168.4
2) Fairly willing50936.7
3) Neither willing nor unwilling32823.7
4) Not very willing23717.1
5) Not at all willing1289.2
8) Can't choose433.1
9) No answer251.8
Missing1606 
TOTAL1386100.0
651) And how willing would you be to pay much higher taxes in order to protect the environment? (GRNTAXES)
TOTAL%
1) Very willing775.6
2) Fairly willing38127.5
3) Neither willing nor unwilling28620.6
4) Not very willing36026.0
5) Not at all willing23016.6
8) Can't choose261.9
9) No answer261.9
Missing1606 
TOTAL1386100.0
652) And how willing would you be to accept cuts in your standard of living in order to protect the environment? (GRNSOL)
TOTAL%
1) Very willing574.1
2) Fairly willing36326.2
3) Neither willing nor unwilling30622.1
4) Not very willing39028.1
5) Not at all willing21415.4
8) Can't choose292.1
9) No answer271.9
Missing1606 
TOTAL1386100.0
653) It is just too difficult for someone like me to do much about the environment. (TOODIFME)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree634.5
2) Agree29521.3
3) Neither agree nor disagree23216.7
4) Disagree62945.4
5) Strongly disagree1097.9
8) Can't choose181.3
9) No answer402.9
Missing1606 
TOTAL1386100.0
654) I do what is right for the environment, even when it costs more money or takes up more time. (IHLPGRN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree664.8
2) Agree64346.4
3) Neither agree nor disagree36126.0
4) Disagree20815.0
5) Strongly disagree261.9
8) Can't choose382.7
9) No answer443.2
Missing1606 
TOTAL1386100.0
655) All radioactivity is made by humans. (SCITEST1)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely true1107.9
2) Probably true32923.7
3) Probably not true40028.9
4) Definitely not true38527.8
8) Can't choose1228.8
9) No answer402.9
Missing1606 
TOTAL1386100.0
656) Antibiotics kill bacteria, but not viruses. (SCITEST2)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely true36026.0
2) Probably true52638.0
3) Probably not true18813.6
4) Definitely not true1279.2
8) Can't choose14410.4
9) No answer413.0
Missing1606 
TOTAL1386100.0
657) Astrology- the study of star signs- has some scientific truth. (SCITEST3)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely true1198.6
2) Probably true53238.4
3) Probably not true32623.5
4) Definitely not true26819.3
8) Can't choose1027.4
9) No answer392.8
Missing1606 
TOTAL1386100.0
658) Human beings developed from earlier species of animals. (SCITEST4)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely true18813.6
2) Probably true40629.3
3) Probably not true22416.2
4) Definitely not true41029.6
8) Can't choose1138.2
9) No answer453.2
Missing1606 
TOTAL1386100.0
659) All man-made chemicals can cause cancer if you eat enough of them. (SCITEST5)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely true1279.2
2) Probably true50436.4
3) Probably not true41429.9
4) Definitely not true18313.2
8) Can't choose1198.6
9) No answer392.8
Missing1606 
TOTAL1386100.0
660) If someone is exposed to any amount of radioactivity, they are certain to die as a result. (GRNTEST1)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely true664.8
2) Probably true30021.6
3) Probably not true52738.0
4) Definitely not true39028.1
8) Can't choose624.5
9) No answer413.0
Missing1606 
TOTAL1386100.0
661) Some radioactive waste from nuclear power stations will stay dangerous for thousands of years. (GRNTEST2)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely true43131.1
2) Probably true73052.7
3) Probably not true1037.4
4) Definitely not true100.7
8) Can't choose725.2
9) No answer402.9
Missing1606 
TOTAL1386100.0
662) The greenhouse effect is caused by a hole in the earth's atmosphere. (GRNTEST3)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely true21115.2
2) Probably true54839.5
3) Probably not true21115.2
4) Definitely not true14310.3
8) Can't choose22816.5
9) No answer453.2
Missing1606 
TOTAL1386100.0
663) Every time we use coal or oil or gas, we contribute to the greenhouse effect. (GRNTEST4)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely true18613.4
2) Probably true62945.4
3) Probably not true28620.6
4) Definitely not true574.1
8) Can't choose18513.3
9) No answer433.1
Missing1606 
TOTAL1386100.0
664) All pesticides and chemicals used on food crops cause cancer in humans. (GRNTEST5)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely true846.1
2) Probably true41730.1
3) Probably not true53738.7
4) Definitely not true21715.7
8) Can't choose916.6
9) No answer402.9
Missing1606 
TOTAL1386100.0
665) Human beings are the main cause of plant and animal species dying out. (GRNTEST6)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely true19614.1
2) Probably true58442.1
3) Probably not true34925.2
4) Definitely not true14210.2
8) Can't choose735.3
9) No answer423.0
Missing1606 
TOTAL1386100.0
666) Cars are not really an important cause of air pollution in America. (GRNTEST7)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely true664.8
2) Probably true22316.1
3) Probably not true39228.3
4) Definitely not true60743.8
8) Can't choose574.1
9) No answer413.0
Missing1606 
TOTAL1386100.0
667) In general, do you think that air pollution caused by cars is: 1) Extremely dangerous for the environment; 2) Very dangerous; 3) Somewhat dangerous; 4) Not very dangerous; or 5) Not dangerous at all for the environment. (CARSGEN)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely dangerous for the environment22216.0
2) Very dangerous36326.2
3) Somewhat dangerous58141.9
4) Not very dangerous1027.4
5) Not dangerous at all for the environment100.7
8) Can't choose372.7
9) No answer715.1
Missing1606 
TOTAL1386100.0
668) And do you think that air pollution caused by cars is: 1) Extremely dangerous for you and your family; 2) Very dangerous; 3) Somewhat dangerous; 4) Not very dangerous; 5) Not dangerous at all for you and your family. (CARSFAM)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely dangerous for you and your family16111.6
2) Very dangerous31422.7
3) Somewhat dangerous61344.2
4) Not very dangerous16311.8
5) Not dangerous at all for you and your family231.7
8) Can't choose423.0
9) No answer705.1
Missing1606 
TOTAL1386100.0
669) Within the next ten years, how likely do you think it is that there will be a large increase in ill-health in America's cities as a result of air pollution caused by cars? (CARSTEN)
TOTAL%
1) Certain to happen15010.8
2) Very likely to happen40128.9
3) Fairly likely to happen40729.4
4) Not very likely to happen27720.0
5) Not at all likely to happen191.4
8) Can't choose624.5
9) No answer705.1
Missing1606 
TOTAL1386100.0
670) In general, do you think that nuclear power stations are: 1) Extremely dangerous for the environment; 2) Very dangerous; 3) Somewhat dangerous; 4) Not very dangerous; 5) Not dangerous at all for the environment (NUKEGEN)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely dangerous for the environment26319.0
2) Very dangerous30021.6
3) Somewhat dangerous48935.3
4) Not very dangerous17412.6
5) Not dangerous at all for the environment251.8
8) Can't choose654.7
9) No answer705.1
Missing1606 
TOTAL1386100.0
671) And do you think that nuclear power stations are: 1) Extremely dangerous for you and your family; 2) Very dangerous; 3) Somewhat dangerous; 4) Not very dangerous; 5) Not dangerous at all for you and your family. (NUKEFAM)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely dangerous for you and your family23416.9
2) Very dangerous28820.8
3) Somewhat dangerous45632.9
4) Not very dangerous22216.0
5) Not dangerous at all for you and your family423.0
8) Can't choose725.2
9) No answer725.2
Missing1606 
TOTAL1386100.0
672) In general, do you think air pollution caused by industry is: 1) Extremely dangerous for the environment; 2) Very dangerous; 3) Somewhat dangerous; 4) Not very dangerous; 5) Not dangerous at all for the environment. (INDUSGEN)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely dangerous for the environment28920.9
2) Very dangerous44932.4
3) Somewhat dangerous49936.0
4) Not very dangerous684.9
5) Not dangerous at all for the environment70.5
8) Can't choose292.1
9) No answer453.2
Missing1606 
TOTAL1386100.0
673) And do you think that air pollution caused by industry is: 1) Extremely dangerous for you and your family; to 5) Not dangerous at all for you and your family. (INDUSFAM)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely dangerous for you and your family24317.5
2) Very dangerous40629.3
3) Somewhat dangerous54039.0
4) Not very dangerous1027.4
5) Not dangerous at all for you and your family120.9
8) Can't choose332.4
9) No answer503.6
Missing1606 
TOTAL1386100.0
674) In general, do you think that pesticides and chemicals used in farming are: 1) Extremely dangerous for the environment; to 5)Not dangerous at all for the environment. (CHEMGEN)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely dangerous for the environment17712.8
2) Very dangerous28020.2
3) Somewhat dangerous67748.8
4) Not very dangerous16211.7
5) Not dangerous at all for the environment130.9
8) Can't choose332.4
9) No answer443.2
Missing1606 
TOTAL1386100.0
675) And do you think that pesticides and chemicals used in farming are: 1) Extremely dangerous for you and your environment; 5) Not dangerous at all for you and your family. (CHEMFAM)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely dangerous for you and your family18613.4
2) Very dangerous26519.1
3) Somewhat dangerous64046.2
4) Not very dangerous18813.6
5) Not dangerous at all for you and your family211.5
8) Can't choose392.8
9) No answer473.4
Missing1606 
TOTAL1386100.0
676) In general, do you think that pollution of America's rivers, lakes, and streams is: 1) Extremely dangerous for the environment; to 5) Not dangerous at all for the environment. (WATERGEN)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely dangerous for the environment42230.4
2) Very dangerous42130.4
3) Somewhat dangerous40028.9
4) Not very dangerous634.5
5) Not dangerous at all for the environment60.4
8) Can't choose292.1
9) No answer453.2
Missing1606 
TOTAL1386100.0
677) And do you think that pollution of America's rivers, lakes, and streams is: 1) Extremely dangerous for you and your family; to 5)Not dangerous at all for you and your family. (WATERFAM)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely dangerous for you and your family29421.2
2) Very dangerous40829.4
3) Somewhat dangerous48835.2
4) Not very dangerous1178.4
5) Not dangerous at all for you and your family181.3
8) Can't choose282.0
9) No answer332.4
Missing1606 
TOTAL1386100.0
678) In general, do you think that a rise in the world's temperature caused by the "greenhouse effect" is: 1) Extremely dangerous for the environment; 5) Not dangerous at all for the environment. (TEMPGEN)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely dangerous for the environment18613.4
2) Very dangerous28720.7
3) Somewhat dangerous48935.3
4) Not very dangerous18413.3
5) Not dangerous at all for the environment302.2
8) Can't choose17712.8
9) No answer332.4
Missing1606 
TOTAL1386100.0
679) And do you think that a rise in the world's temperature caused by the "greenhouse effect" is: 1) Extremely dangerous for you and your family; to 5) Not dangerous at all for you and your family. (TEMPFAM)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely dangerous for you and your family17612.7
2) Very dangerous26419.0
3) Somewhat dangerous48835.2
4) Not very dangerous21115.2
5) Not dangerous at all for you and your family372.7
8) Can't choose17312.5
9) No answer372.7
Missing1606 
TOTAL1386100.0
680) Select: 1) Government should let ordinary people decide for themselves how to protect the environment, even if it means that they don't always do the right thing; or 2) Government should pass laws to make ordinary people protect the environment, even if it interferes with people's right to make their own decisions. (PUBDECID)
TOTAL%
1) Government should let ordinary people decide28420.5
2) Government should pass laws78656.7
8) Can't choose27820.1
9) No answer382.7
Missing1606 
TOTAL1386100.0
681) Select: 1) Government should let businesses decide for themselves how to protect the environment, even if it means that they don't always do the right thing; or 2) Government should pass laws to make businesses protect the environment, even if it interferes with business' right to make their own decisions. (BUSDECID)
TOTAL%
1) Government should let business decide1279.2
2) Government should pass laws104775.5
8) Can't choose17512.6
9) No answer372.7
Missing1606 
TOTAL1386100.0
682) How often do you make a special effort to sort glass or cans or plastic or papers and so on for recycling? (RECYCLE)
TOTAL%
1) Always48134.7
2) Often32923.7
3) Sometimes34024.5
4) Never17012.3
5) Recycling not available where I live473.4
9) No answer191.4
Missing1606 
TOTAL1386100.0
683) And how often do you make a special effort to buy fruits and vegetables grown without pesticides or chemicals? (CHEMFREE)
TOTAL%
1) Always1128.1
2) Often22616.3
3) Sometimes42730.8
4) Never48835.2
5) Not available where I live1128.1
8) Don't know10.1
9) No answer201.4
Missing1606 
TOTAL1386100.0
684) And how often do you refuse to eat meat for moral or environmental reasons? (NOMEAT)
TOTAL%
1) Always413.0
2) Often997.1
3) Sometimes27219.6
4) Never95268.7
9) No answer221.6
Missing1606 
TOTAL1386100.0
685) And how often do you cut back on driving a car for environmental reasons? (DRIVLESS)
TOTAL%
1) Always201.4
2) Often755.4
3) Sometimes36626.4
4) Never80858.3
5) Not available987.1
9) No answer191.4
Missing1606 
TOTAL1386100.0
686) Are you a member of any group whose main aim is to preserve or protect the environment? (GRNGROUP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1138.2
2) No124890.0
9) No answer251.8
Missing1606 
TOTAL1386100.0
687) In the last five years, have you signed a petition about an environmental issue? (GRNSIGN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes I have37026.7
2) No, I have not95769.0
8) Don't know30.2
9) No answer564.0
Missing1606 
TOTAL1386100.0
688) In the last five years, have you given money to an environmental group? (GRNMONEY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, I have35025.3
2) No, I have not95969.2
8) Don't know20.1
9) No answer755.4
Missing1606 
TOTAL1386100.0
689) In the last five years, have you taken part in a protest of demonstration about an environmental issue? (GRNDEMO)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, I have392.8
2) No, I have not125090.2
8) Don't know20.1
9) No answer956.9
Missing1606 
TOTAL1386100.0
690) Would you describe the place where you live as: 1) A big city; 2) The suburbs or outskirts of a big city; 3) A small city or town; 4) A country village; 5) A farm or home in the country (COMTYPE)
TOTAL%
1) A big city26819.3
2) The suburbs or outskirts of a big city32823.7
3) A small city or town55239.8
4) A country village614.4
5) A farm or home in the country14510.5
8) Don't know10.1
9) No answer312.2
Missing1606 
TOTAL1386100.0
691) How many sex partners have you had in the last 12 months? (PARTNERS)
TOTAL%
0) No partners60821.8
1) 1 partner178463.9
2) 2 partners1916.8
3) 3 partners722.6
4) 4 partners351.3
5) 5-10 partners351.3
6) 11-20 partners60.2
7) 21-100 partners20.1
9) 1+ partners30.1
99) No answer552.0
Missing201 
TOTAL2791100.0
692) Was one of the partners your husband or wife or regular sexual partner? (MATESEX)
TOTAL%
1) Yes191887.9
2) No1858.5
9) No answer803.7
Missing809 
TOTAL2183100.0
693) If you had other partners, please indicate all categories that apply to them. Close personal friend (FRNDSEX)
TOTAL%
1) Yes19138.0
2) No14328.4
9) No answer16933.6
Missing2489 
TOTAL503100.0
694) Had sex with: Neighbor, co-worker, or long-term acquaintance (ACQNTSEX)
TOTAL%
1) Yes10520.9
2) No22945.5
9) No answer16933.6
Missing2489 
TOTAL503100.0
695) Had sex with: Casual date or pick-up (PIKUPSEX)
TOTAL%
1) Yes10019.9
2) No23446.5
9) No answer16933.6
Missing2489 
TOTAL503100.0
696) Had sex with: Person you paid for sex (PAIDSEX)
TOTAL%
1) Yes61.2
2) No32865.2
9) No answer16933.6
Missing2489 
TOTAL503100.0
697) Had sex with: Other (OTHERSEX)
TOTAL%
1) Yes71.4
2) No32865.1
9) No answer16933.5
Missing2488 
TOTAL504100.0
698) Have your sex partners in the last 12 months been exclusively male, both male and female, exclusively female. (SEXSEX)
TOTAL%
1) Exclusively male110850.8
2) Both male and female80.4
3) Exclusively female95343.7
9) No answer1145.2
Missing809 
TOTAL2183100.0
699) About how often did you have sex during the last 12 months? (SEXFREQ)
TOTAL%
0) Not at all56320.2
1) Once or twice1886.7
2) About once a month29010.4
3) Two or three times a month41614.9
4) About once a week48317.3
5) Two or three times a week53819.3
6) More than three times a week1555.6
8) Don't know30.1
9) No answer1555.6
Missing201 
TOTAL2791100.0
700) Now thinking about the time since your 18th birthday (including the past 12 months) how many female partners have you had sex with? (NUMWOMEN)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL2791135.512334
701) Now thinking about the time since your 18th birthday (including the past 12 months) how many male partners have you had sex with? (NUMMEN)
TOTAL%
0) 106938.3
1) 53619.2
2) 2127.6
3) 1665.9
4) 1023.7
5) 933.3
6) 552.0
7) 311.1
8) 240.9
9) 70.3
10) 722.6
11) 20.1
12) 210.8
13) 50.2
14) 40.1
15) 260.9
16) 10.0
18) 30.1
20) 240.9
21) 10.0
22) 20.1
23) 10.0
24) 10.0
25) 90.3
30) 40.1
34) 10.0
35) 20.1
36) 10.0
40) 30.1
50) 110.4
60) 20.1
70) 10.0
100) 40.1
150) 20.1
300) 10.0
350) 10.0
990) 120.4
991) 50.2
992) 30.1
993) 20.1
994) 10.0
996) 70.3
997) 301.1
998) 140.5
999) 2177.8
Missing201 
TOTAL2791100.0
702) Now think about the past five years- the time since February/March 1986, and including the past 12 months, how many sex partners have you had in that five year period? (PARTNRS5)
TOTAL%
0) 0 partners35812.8
1) 1 partner145752.2
2) 2 partners2539.1
3) 3 partners1967.0
4) 4 partners1304.7
5) 5-10 partners1856.6
6) 11-20 partners531.9
7) 21-100 partners361.3
8) More than 100 partners40.1
9) 1 + partners60.2
98) Don't know10.0
99) No answer1124.0
Missing201 
TOTAL2791100.0
703) Have your sex partners in the last five years been . . . (SEXSEX5)
TOTAL%
1) Exclusively male125251.5
2) Both male and female301.2
3) Only female101541.7
9) No answer1365.6
Missing559 
TOTAL2433100.0
704) Thinking about the time since your 18th birthday, have you ever had sex with a person you paid or who paid you for sex? (EVPAIDSX)
TOTAL%
1) Yes2388.5
2) No243987.4
9) No answer1144.1
Missing201 
TOTAL2791100.0
705) Have you ever had sex with someone other than your husband or wife while you were married? (EVSTRAY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes35412.7
2) No178163.8
3) Never married58621.0
9) No answer702.5
Missing201 
TOTAL2791100.0
706) Family income on 1972-1991 surveys in constant dollars (base=1986) (REALINC)
TOTAL%
382) 230.9
1528) 321.2
2674) 361.4
3438) 401.5
4202) 491.9
4966) 391.5
5730) 421.6
6876) 803.0
8595) 1315.0
10505) 1084.1
12415) 1204.6
14325) 1134.3
16235) 1254.7
17954) 1375.2
21010) 1957.4
24830) 2148.1
28650) 1636.2
34380) 30811.7
42020) 2278.6
51570) 1836.9
99956) 27110.3
Missing356 
TOTAL2636100.0
707) Respondent's income on 1972-1991 surveys in constant dollars (base=1986) (REALRINC)
TOTAL%
382) 552.8
1528) 583.0
2674) 633.2
3438) 432.2
4202) 432.2
4966) 301.5
5730) 351.8
6876) 1055.4
8595) 1176.0
10505) 1236.3
12415) 1105.6
14325) 1186.0
16235) 1226.2
17954) 1316.7
21010) 1899.6
24830) 1547.9
28650) 1115.7
34380) 1608.2
42020) 784.0
51570) 492.5
97684) 663.4
Missing1032 
TOTAL1960100.0
708) Do you agree or disagree with this statement: In order to maintain America's leadership in the world, the government should maintain a high level of secrecy surrounding technology with military uses. (SECTECH)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree50134.0
2) Agree60140.8
3) Neither agree nor disagree16911.5
4) Disagree1057.1
5) Strongly disagree453.1
8) Don't know473.2
9) No answer60.4
Missing1518 
TOTAL1474100.0
709) Do you agree or disagree with this statement: Given the world situation, the government protects too many documents by classifying them as secret and top secret. (SECDOCS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree19613.3
2) Agree60340.9
3) Neither agree nor disagree24416.6
4) Disagree26217.8
5) Strongly disagree654.4
8) Don't know946.4
9) No answer100.7
Missing1518 
TOTAL1474100.0
710) When faced with a conflict between loyalty to one's employer and loyalty to a co-worker who is violating rules for protecting secret and top secret information, a person should: (RPTCOWRK)
TOTAL%
1) Report the co-worker to a company official59140.1
2) Ask the co-worker to stop, but do nothing further855.8
3) Ask the co-worker to stop, but report him/her if the behavior continues60641.1
4) Mind one's own business and not get involved1248.4
8) Don't know614.1
9) No answer70.5
Missing1518 
TOTAL1474100.0
711) Before giving an individual a SECRET or TOP SECRET clearance, the government should have the right to ask him or her detailed, personal questions in the following areas: Financial and credit history (ASKFINAN)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely should80154.3
2) Probably should38826.3
3) Probably should not15910.8
4) Definitely not896.0
8) Don't know261.8
9) No answer110.7
Missing1518 
TOTAL1474100.0
712) Before giving an individual a SECRET or TOP SECRET clearance, the government should have the right to ask him or her detailed, personal questions in the following areas: Criminal arrests and convictions (ASKCRIME)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely should130188.3
2) Probably should1308.8
3) Probably should not90.6
4) Definitely should not70.5
8) Don't know161.1
9) No answer110.7
Missing1518 
TOTAL1474100.0
713) Before giving an individual a SECRET or TOP SECRET clearance, the government should have the right to ask him or her detailed, personal questions in the following areas: Illegal drug use (ASKDRUGS)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely should123483.7
2) Probably should16911.5
3) Probably should not281.9
4) Definitely should not161.1
8) Don't know151.0
9) No answer120.8
Missing1518 
TOTAL1474100.0
714) Before giving an individual a SECRET or TOP SECRET clearance, the government should have the right to ask him or her detailed, personal questions in the following areas: Mental health history (ASKMENTL)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely should110975.2
2) Probably should27318.5
3) Probably should not483.3
4) Definitely should not120.8
8) Don't know211.4
9) No answer110.7
Missing1518 
TOTAL1474100.0
715) Before giving an individual a SECRET or TOP SECRET clearance, the government should have the right to ask him or her detailed, personal questions in the following areas: Foreign relatives and friends (ASKFORGN)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely should68246.3
2) Probably should45130.6
3) Probably should not18212.3
4) Definitely should not1107.5
8) Don't know382.6
9) No answer110.7
Missing1518 
TOTAL1474100.0
716) Before giving an individual a SECRET or TOP SECRET clearance, the government should have the right to ask him or her detailed, personal questions in the following areas: Alcohol use (ASKDRINK)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely should99567.5
2) Probably should36024.4
3) Probably should not654.4
4) Definitely should not302.0
8) Don't know130.9
9) No answer110.7
Missing1518 
TOTAL1474100.0
717) Before giving an individual a SECRET or TOP SECRET clearance, the government should have the right to ask him or her detailed, personal questions in the following areas: Sexual orientation (ASKSEXOR)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely should42128.6
2) Probably should27418.6
3) Probably should not36224.6
4) Definitely should not36424.7
8) Don't know412.8
9) No answer120.8
Missing1518 
TOTAL1474100.0
718) When faced with the conflict between an individual's right to privacy and the government's need to collect personal background information before giving a SECRET or TOP SECRET clearance, the government should: 1. Favor protecting an individual's right to privacy by not gathering information. or 2. Favor the government's need to protect security by gathering information. (SECPRVCY)
TOTAL%
1) Favor protecting an individual's right to privacy by not gathering information22915.5
2) Favor the government's need to protect security by gathering information115678.4
8) Don't know795.4
9) No answer100.7
Missing1518 
TOTAL1474100.0
719) From what countries or part of the world did your ancestors come? (ETHNIC)
TOTAL%
1) Africa2199.0
2) Austria180.7
3) Canada (French)431.8
4) Canada (other)190.8
5) China80.3
6) Czechoslovakia371.5
7) Denmark130.5
8) England and Wales31512.9
9) Finland60.2
10) France421.7
11) Germany47919.7
12) Greece150.6
13) Hungary70.3
14) Ireland28811.8
15) Italy1164.8
16) Japan70.3
17) Mexico743.0
18) Netherlands (Dutch/Holland)361.5
19) Norway431.8
20) Philippines140.6
21) Poland562.3
22) Puerto Rico210.9
23) Russia (USSR)371.5
24) Scotland913.7
25) Spain281.1
26) Sweden331.4
27) Switzerland60.2
28) West Indies (not specified)40.2
29) Other90.4
30) American Indian903.7
31) India130.5
32) Portugal50.2
33) Lithuania90.4
34) Yugoslavia60.2
35) Romania60.2
36) Belgium30.1
37) Arabic80.3
38) Other Spanish230.9
39) West Indies (non-Spanish)170.7
40) Other Asian170.7
41) Other European40.2
97) America743.0
99) No answer763.1
Missing557 
TOTAL2435100.0
720) First ethnicity mentioned (ETH1)
TOTAL%
1) Africa2317.7
2) Austria230.8
3) Canada (French)421.4
4) Canada (other)160.5
5) China90.3
6) Czechoslovakia471.6
7) Denmark210.7
8) England and Wales36812.3
9) Finland50.2
10) France712.4
11) Germany60220.1
12) Greece130.4
13) Hungary130.4
14) Ireland32110.7
15) Italy1224.1
16) Japan60.2
17) Mexico682.3
18) Netherlands (Dutch/Holland)501.7
19) Norway491.6
20) Philippines120.4
21) Poland722.4
22) Puerto Rico200.7
23) Russia (USSR)411.4
24) Scotland1234.1
25) Spain321.1
26) Sweden371.2
27) Switzerland120.4
28) West Indies (not specified)40.1
29) Other120.4
30) American Indian812.7
31) India140.5
32) Portugal80.3
33) Lithuania120.4
34) Yugoslavia50.2
35) Romania70.2
36) Belgium30.1
37) Arabic80.3
38) Other Spanish200.7
39) West Indies (non-Spanish)160.5
40) Other Asian170.6
41) Other European60.2
97) America742.5
98) No ethnicity mentioned2729.1
99) No answer70.2
TOTAL2992100.0
721) Second ethnicity mentioned (ETH2)
TOTAL%
1) Africa120.8
2) Austria171.1
3) Canada (French)130.8
4) Canada (other)130.8
5) China10.1
6) Czechoslovakia171.1
7) Denmark130.8
8) England and Wales21613.9
9) Finland40.3
10) France664.3
11) Germany20213.0
12) Greece60.4
13) Hungary80.5
14) Ireland25816.7
15) Italy322.1
16) Japan30.2
17) Mexico90.6
18) Netherlands (Dutch/Holland)362.3
19) Norway241.5
20) Philippines30.2
21) Poland312.0
22) Puerto Rico30.2
23) Russia (USSR)342.2
24) Scotland956.1
25) Spain171.1
26) Sweden291.9
27) Switzerland151.0
29) Other70.5
30) American Indian613.9
31) India50.3
32) Portugal30.2
33) Lithuania30.2
34) Yugoslavia30.2
35) Romania20.1
36) Belgium10.1
37) Arabic50.3
38) Other Spanish20.1
39) West Indies (non-Spanish)60.4
40) Other Asian20.1
41) Other European40.3
98) No ethnicity mentioned26116.8
99) No answer70.5
Missing1443 
TOTAL1549100.0
722) Third ethnicity mentioned (ETH3)
TOTAL%
1) Africa10.1
3) Canada (French)30.4
4) Canada (other)40.5
6) Czechoslovakia60.8
7) Denmark50.7
8) England and Wales618.2
9) Finland30.4
10) France354.7
11) Germany7710.4
12) Greece10.1
13) Hungary40.5
14) Ireland8411.3
15) Italy81.1
16) Japan10.1
17) Mexico50.7
18) Netherlands (Dutch/Holland)70.9
19) Norway70.9
20) Philippines10.1
21) Poland141.9
22) Puerto Rico10.1
23) Russia (USSR)70.9
24) Scotland628.3
25) Spain91.2
26) Sweden101.3
27) Switzerland20.3
29) Other40.5
30) American Indian415.5
31) India10.1
32) Portugal10.1
33) Lithuania20.3
35) Romania20.3
38) Other Spanish50.7
40) Other Asian10.1
41) Other European10.1
97) America10.1
98) No ethnicity mentioned25734.6
99) No answer91.2
Missing2249 
TOTAL743100.0
723) Number of ethnicities named and (ETHNUM)
TOTAL%
1) Names one country141447.3
2) Names two or more countries, chooses one95431.9
3) Names two or more countries, can't choose2769.2
4) Can't name any country2709.0
5) No information782.6
TOTAL2992100.0
724) Summary ethnicity of spouse (SPETHNIC)
TOTAL%
1) Africa267.8
2) Austria20.6
3) Canada (French)103.0
4) Canada (other)20.6
6) Czechoslovakia51.5
7) Denmark10.3
8) England and Wales3811.4
9) Finland20.6
10) France61.8
11) Germany7121.3
12) Greece20.6
13) Hungary20.6
14) Ireland339.9
15) Italy154.5
16) Japan30.9
17) Mexico195.7
18) Netherlands (Dutch/Holland)61.8
19) Norway72.1
20) Philippines20.6
21) Poland72.1
22) Puerto Rico20.6
23) Russia (USSR)41.2
24) Scotland133.9
26) Sweden82.4
27) Switzerland20.6
29) Other30.9
30) American Indian72.1
31) India30.9
32) Portugal10.3
33) Lithuania20.6
34) Yugoslavia10.3
35) Romania10.3
37) Arabic10.3
38) Other Spanish30.9
40) Other Asian41.2
41) Other European10.3
97) America51.5
99) No answer133.9
Missing2659 
TOTAL333100.0
725) First ethnicity of spouse mentioned (SPETH1)
TOTAL%
1) Africa287.0
2) Austria20.5
3) Canada (French)82.0
4) Canada (other)10.2
6) Czechoslovakia51.2
7) Denmark10.2
8) England and Wales4912.2
9) Finland20.5
10) France82.0
11) Germany7719.2
12) Greece20.5
13) Hungary20.5
14) Ireland338.2
15) Italy143.5
16) Japan30.7
17) Mexico184.5
18) Netherlands (Dutch/Holland)51.2
19) Norway92.2
20) Philippines20.5
21) Poland82.0
22) Puerto Rico30.7
23) Russia (USSR)61.5
24) Scotland153.7
26) Sweden71.7
27) Switzerland20.5
29) Other20.5
30) American Indian51.2
31) India30.7
32) Portugal10.2
33) Lithuania20.5
34) Yugoslavia20.5
35) Romania10.2
37) Arabic10.2
38) Other Spanish41.0
40) Other Asian41.0
41) Other European10.2
97) America51.2
98) No ethnicity mentioned5714.2
99) No answer30.7
Missing2591 
TOTAL401100.0
726) Second ethnicity of spouse mentioned (SPETH2)
TOTAL%
3) Canada (French)21.2
4) Canada (other)10.6
6) Czechoslovakia10.6
7) Denmark10.6
8) England and Wales1710.2
10) France63.6
11) Germany2012.0
13) Hungary10.6
14) Ireland2213.2
15) Italy31.8
16) Japan10.6
17) Mexico10.6
18) Netherlands (Dutch/Holland)31.8
19) Norway10.6
21) Poland21.2
22) Puerto Rico10.6
23) Russia (USSR)21.2
24) Scotland84.8
25) Spain42.4
26) Sweden53.0
27) Switzerland10.6
29) Other21.2
30) American Indian74.2
33) Lithuania10.6
98) No ethnicity mentioned5130.5
99) No answer31.8
Missing2825 
TOTAL167100.0
727) Third ethnicity of spouse mentioned (SPETH3)
TOTAL%
8) England and Wales22.7
11) Germany45.3
14) Ireland45.3
17) Mexico11.3
18) Netherlands (Dutch/Holland22.7
19) Norway11.3
21) Poland11.3
24) Scotland34.0
29) Other11.3
30) American Indian34.0
98) No ethnicity mentioned5066.7
99) No answer34.0
Missing2917 
TOTAL75100.0
728) Number of ethnicities named and picked for spouse (SPETHNUM)
TOTAL%
1) Names one country22255.4
2) Names two or more countries, chooses one10024.9
3) Names two or more countries, can't choose102.5
4) Can't name any country5614.0
5) No information133.2
Missing2591 
TOTAL401100.0
729) 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 duty42583.8
1) Yes, less than 2 years173.4
2) Yes, 2-4 years377.3
3) Yes, more than 4 years265.1
9) No answer20.4
Missing2485 
TOTAL507100.0
730) Dwelling type (DWELLING)
TOTAL%
1) Trailer1956.5
2) Detached single family house179059.8
3) Two-family house, two units side-by-side1133.8
4) Two-family house, two units one above the other862.9
5) Detached three to four family house561.9
6) Row house (three or more units in an attached row)1595.3
7) Apartment house (five or more units, three stories or less)36212.1
8) Apartment house (five or more units, four stories or more)1505.0
9) Apartment in a partly commercial structure160.5
10) Other190.6
98) Don't know311.0
99) No answer150.5
TOTAL2992100.0
731) (Do you/Does your family) own your (home/apartment), pay rent, or what? (DWELOWN)
TOTAL%
1) Own or is buying122261.8
2) Pays rent67334.0
3) Other492.5
9) No answer331.7
Missing1015 
TOTAL1977100.0
732) 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 answer24312.3
1) Correct answer156379.1
9) No answer1718.6
Missing1015 
TOTAL1977100.0
733) We would like to know something about how people go about guessing words they do not know. On this card are listed some words- you may know some of them, and you may not know quite a few of them: Word B (WORDB)
TOTAL%
0) Incorrect answer693.5
1) Correct answer173787.9
9) No answer1718.6
Missing1015 
TOTAL1977100.0
734) We would like to know something about how people go about guessing words they do not know. On this card are listed some words- you may know some of them, and you may not know quite a few of them: Word C (WORDC)
TOTAL%
0) Incorrect answer101551.3
1) Correct answer42221.3
9) No answer54027.3
Missing1015 
TOTAL1977100.0
735) We would like to know something about how people go about guessing words they do not know. On this card are listed some words- you may know some of them, and you may not know quite a few of them: Word D (WORDD)
TOTAL%
0) Incorrect answer713.6
1) Correct answer174788.4
9) No answer1598.0
Missing1015 
TOTAL1977100.0
736) We would like to know something about how people go about guessing words they do not know. On this card are listed some words- you may know some of them, and you may not know quite a few of them: Word E (WORDE)
TOTAL%
0) Incorrect answer30015.2
1) Correct answer143172.4
9) No answer24612.4
Missing1015 
TOTAL1977100.0
737) We would like to know something about how people go about guessing words they do not know. On this card are listed some words- you may know some of them, and you may not know quite a few of them: Word F (WORDF)
TOTAL%
0) Incorrect answer27814.1
1) Correct answer144973.3
9) No answer25012.6
Missing1015 
TOTAL1977100.0
738) We would like to know something about how people go about guessing words they do not know. On this card are listed some words- you may know some of them, and you may not know quite a few of them: Word G (WORDG)
TOTAL%
0) Incorrect answer103252.2
1) Correct answer61831.3
9) No answer32716.5
Missing1015 
TOTAL1977100.0
739) We would like to know something about how people go about guessing words they do not know. On this card are listed some words- you may know some of them, and you may not know quite a few of them: Word H (WORDH)
TOTAL%
0) Incorrect answer91246.1
1) Correct answer55027.8
9) No answer51526.0
Missing1015 
TOTAL1977100.0
740) We would like to know something about how people go about guessing words they do not know. On this card are listed some words- you may know some of them, and you may not know quite a few of them: Word I (WORDI)
TOTAL%
0) Incorrect answer39019.7
1) Correct answer141471.5
9) No answer1738.8
Missing1015 
TOTAL1977100.0
741) We would like to know something about how people go about guessing words they do not know. On this card are listed some words- you may know some of them, and you may not know quite a few of them: Word J (WORDJ)
TOTAL%
0) Incorrect answer127664.5
1) Correct answer43121.8
9) No answer27013.7
Missing1015 
TOTAL1977100.0
742) Total number of correct words (WORDSUM)
TOTAL%
0) None correct70.4
1) One correct261.3
2) Two correct432.2
3) Three correct964.9
4) Four correct1819.2
5) Five correct30915.6
6) Six correct41521.0
7) Seven correct30415.4
8) Eight correct1969.9
9) Nine correct1527.7
10) Ten correct1135.7
99) No answer1356.8
Missing1015 
TOTAL1977100.0
743) Relationship of first person to head of household (RELATE1)
TOTAL%
1) Head of household2992100.0
TOTAL2992100.0
744) Gender of first person (GENDER1)
TOTAL%
1) Male206369.0
2) Female92731.0
9) No answer20.1
TOTAL2992100.0
745) Age of first person (OLD1)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL299247.68317
746) Marital status of first person. (MAR1)
TOTAL%
1) Married164254.9
2) Widowed31610.6
3) Divorced45015.0
4) Separated1093.6
5) Never married45615.2
9) No answer190.6
TOTAL2992100.0
747) Is the first person staying somewhere else right now? (AWAY1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes17100.0
Missing2975 
TOTAL17100.0
748) Where is the first person staying? (WHERE1)
TOTAL%
1) Another household952.9
2) Traveling423.5
3) Institution211.8
4) Other, don't know15.9
9) No answer15.9
Missing2975 
TOTAL17100.0
749) Relationship of second person to head of household (RELATE2)
TOTAL%
2) Spouse159671.3
3) Child (natural, adopted, step)33915.1
4) Son-/daughter-in-law40.2
5) Grand/great-grandchild130.6
6) Parent/parent-in-law170.8
7) Other relative472.1
8) Non-relative2069.2
9) No answer180.8
Missing752 
TOTAL2240100.0
750) Gender of second person (GENDER2)
TOTAL%
1) Male39317.5
2) Female184582.4
9) No answer20.1
Missing752 
TOTAL2240100.0
751) Age of second person (OLD2)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL224039.56218
752) Marital status of second person (MAR2)
TOTAL%
1) Married160676.4
2) Widowed281.3
3) Divorced793.8
4) Separated190.9
5) Never married33916.1
8) Don't know20.1
9) No answer281.3
Missing891 
TOTAL2101100.0
753) Is the second person staying somewhere else right now? (AWAY2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes29100.0
Missing2963 
TOTAL29100.0
754) Where is the second person staying? (WHERE2)
TOTAL%
1) Another household1758.6
2) Traveling26.9
3) Institution724.1
9) No answer310.3
Missing2963 
TOTAL29100.0
755) Relationship of third person to head of household (RELATE3)
TOTAL%
2) Spouse131.0
3) Child (natural, adopted, step)109488.2
4) Son-/daughter-in-law40.3
5) Grand/great-grandchild231.9
6) Parent/parent-in-law211.7
7) Other relative322.6
8) Non-relative473.8
9) No answer70.6
Missing1751 
TOTAL1241100.0
756) Gender of third person (GENDER3)
TOTAL%
1) Male65652.9
2) Female56945.9
9) No answer161.3
Missing1751 
TOTAL1241100.0
757) Age of third person (OLD3)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL124116.516
758) Marital status of third person (MAR3)
TOTAL%
1) Married355.3
2) Widowed172.6
3) Divorced233.5
4) Separated162.4
5) Never married52680.2
8) Don't know10.2
9) No answer385.8
Missing2336 
TOTAL656100.0
759) Is the third person staying somewhere else right now? (AWAY3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes32100.0
Missing2960 
TOTAL32100.0
760) Where is the third person staying? (WHERE3)
TOTAL%
1) Another household1237.5
2) Traveling13.1
3) Institution1856.3
9) No answer13.1
Missing2960 
TOTAL32100.0
761) Relationship of fourth person to head of household (RELATE4)
TOTAL%
2) Spouse50.7
3) Child (natural, adopted, step)62486.9
4) Son-/daughter-in-law50.7
5) Grand/great-grandchild344.7
6) Parent/parent-in-law60.8
7) Other relative152.1
8) Non-relative263.6
9) No answer30.4
Missing2274 
TOTAL718100.0
762) Gender of fourth person (GENDER4)
TOTAL%
1) Male36951.4
2) Female34247.6
9) No answer71.0
Missing2274 
TOTAL718100.0
763) Age of fourth person (OLD4)
TOTAL%
0) 0283.9
1) 1273.8
2) 2415.7
3) 3456.3
4) 4304.2
5) 5385.3
6) 6324.5
7) 7354.9
8) 8344.7
9) 9365.0
10) 10294.0
11) 11243.3
12) 12425.8
13) 13294.0
14) 14354.9
15) 15354.9
16) 16334.6
17) 17152.1
18) 18141.9
19) 19141.9
20) 20182.5
21) 21101.4
22) 2271.0
23) 2381.1
24) 2460.8
25) 2540.6
26) 2660.8
27) 2740.6
28) 2830.4
29) 2910.1
30) 3020.3
31) 3110.1
32) 3210.1
33) 3320.3
34) 3420.3
35) 3520.3
37) 3730.4
38) 3830.4
39) 3910.1
40) 4010.1
46) 4610.1
47) 4720.3
48) 4820.3
56) 5610.1
63) 6310.1
64) 6410.1
73) 7310.1
78) 7810.1
98) Don't know10.1
99) No answer60.8
Missing2274 
TOTAL718100.0
764) Marital status of fourth person (MAR4)
TOTAL%
1) Married207.2
2) Widowed20.7
3) Divorced41.4
4) Separated31.1
5) Never married23083.0
9) No answer186.5
Missing2715 
TOTAL277100.0
765) Is the fourth person staying somewhere else right now? (AWAY4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes22100.0
Missing2970 
TOTAL22100.0
766) Where is the fourth person staying? (WHERE4)
TOTAL%
1) Another household731.8
2) Traveling14.5
3) Institution1254.5
4) Other, don't know14.5
9) No answer14.5
Missing2970 
TOTAL22100.0
767) Relationship of fifth person to head of household (RELATE5)
TOTAL%
2) Spouse10.4
3) Child (natural, adopted, step)20979.5
4) Son-/daughter-in-law10.4
5) Grand/great-grandchild269.9
6) Parent/parent-in-law20.8
7) Other relative93.4
8) Non-relative134.9
9) No answer20.8
Missing2729 
TOTAL263100.0
768) Gender of fifth person (GENDER5)
TOTAL%
1) Male14053.2
2) Female12045.6
9) No answer31.1
Missing2729 
TOTAL263100.0
769) Age of fifth person (OLD5)
TOTAL%
0) 0124.6
1) 1166.1
2) 2218.0
3) 3155.7
4) 4155.7
5) 5166.1
6) 6103.8
7) 72710.3
8) 8176.5
9) 9114.2
10) 10103.8
11) 1162.3
12) 12134.9
13) 1393.4
14) 14114.2
15) 15103.8
16) 1641.5
17) 1772.7
18) 1820.8
19) 1951.9
20) 2031.1
21) 2141.5
22) 2220.8
23) 2310.4
24) 2431.1
26) 2610.4
27) 2720.8
28) 2810.4
31) 3110.4
33) 3310.4
34) 3410.4
50) 5010.4
69) 6910.4
71) 7110.4
99) No answer31.1
Missing2729 
TOTAL263100.0
770) Marital status of fifth person (MAR5)
TOTAL%
1) Married45.4
2) Widowed11.4
3) Divorced11.4
4) Separated11.4
5) Never married6283.8
9) No answer56.8
Missing2918 
TOTAL74100.0
771) Is the fifth person staying somewhere else right now? (AWAY5)
TOTAL%
1) Yes8100.0
Missing2984 
TOTAL8100.0
772) Where is the fifth person staying? (WHERE5)
TOTAL%
1) Another household337.5
3) Institution562.5
Missing2984 
TOTAL8100.0
773) Relationship of sixth person to head of household (RELATE6)
TOTAL%
2) Spouse11.1
3) Child (natural, adopted, step)6671.7
4) Son-/daughter-in-law22.2
5) Grand/great-grandchild1415.2
7) Other relative66.5
8) Non-relative33.3
Missing2900 
TOTAL92100.0
774) Gender of sixth person (GENDER6)
TOTAL%
1) Male4447.8
2) Female4650.0
9) No answer22.2
Missing2900 
TOTAL92100.0
775) Age of sixth person (OLD6)
TOTAL%
0) 44.3
1) 55.4
2) 99.8
3) 99.8
4) 99.8
5) 77.6
6) 55.4
7) 55.4
8) 55.4
9) 44.3
10) 66.5
11) 55.4
12) 22.2
13) 44.3
14) 22.2
15) 11.1
17) 11.1
18) 22.2
19) 11.1
21) 11.1
23) 11.1
27) 11.1
29) 11.1
45) 11.1
49) 11.1
Missing2900 
TOTAL92100.0
776) Marital status of sixth person (MAR6)
TOTAL%
1) Married15.9
4) Separated15.9
5) Never married1482.4
9) No answer15.9
Missing2975 
TOTAL17100.0
777) Is the sixth person staying somewhere else right now? (AWAY6)
TOTAL%
1) Yes2100.0
Missing2990 
TOTAL2100.0
778) Where is the sixth person staying? (WHERE6)
TOTAL%
1) Another household150.0
3) Institution150.0
Missing2990 
TOTAL2100.0
779) Relationship of seventh person to head of household (RELATE7)
TOTAL%
3) Child (natural, adopted, step)1955.9
5) Grand/great-grandchild1029.4
7) Other relative411.8
8) Non-relative12.9
Missing2958 
TOTAL34100.0
780) Gender of seventh person (GENDER7)
TOTAL%
1) Male1338.2
2) Female2161.8
Missing2958 
TOTAL34100.0
781) Age of seventh person (OLD7)
TOTAL%
0) 25.9
1) 514.7
2) 514.7
3) 25.9
4) 514.7
6) 12.9
7) 38.8
8) 38.8
10) 38.8
13) 25.9
16) 12.9
18) 12.9
28) 12.9
Missing2958 
TOTAL34100.0
782) Marital status of seventh person (MAR7)
TOTAL%
4) Separated120.0
5) Never married360.0
9) No answer120.0
Missing2987 
TOTAL5100.0
783) Relationship of eighth person to head of household (RELATE8)
TOTAL%
3) Child (natural, adopted, step)342.9
5) Grand/great-grandchild457.1
Missing2985 
TOTAL7100.0
784) Gender of eighth person (GENDER8)
TOTAL%
1) Male342.9
2) Female457.1
Missing2985 
TOTAL7100.0
785) Age of eighth person (OLD8)
TOTAL%
0) 228.6
3) 114.3
5) 114.3
8) 114.3
9) 114.3
11) 114.3
Missing2985 
TOTAL7100.0
786) Relationship of ninth person to head of household (RELATE9)
TOTAL%
3) Child (natural, adopted, step)1100.0
Missing2991 
TOTAL1100.0
787) Gender of ninth person (GENDER9)
TOTAL%
1) Male1100.0
Missing2991 
TOTAL1100.0
788) Age of ninth person (OLD9)
TOTAL%
30) 1100.0
Missing2991 
TOTAL1100.0
789) Marital status of ninth person (MAR9)
TOTAL%
5) Never married1100.0
Missing2991 
TOTAL1100.0
790) Relationship of eleventh person to head of household (RELATE11)
TOTAL%
3) Child (natural, adopted, step)836.4
6) Parent/parent-in-law313.6
7) Other relative418.2
8) Non-relative627.3
9) No answer14.5
Missing2970 
TOTAL22100.0
791) Gender of eleventh person (GENDER11)
TOTAL%
1) Male1254.5
2) Female1045.5
Missing2970 
TOTAL22100.0
792) Age of eleventh person (OLD11)
TOTAL%
8) 814.5
10) 1014.5
19) 1914.5
20) 2014.5
25) 2514.5
27) 2714.5
29) 2914.5
30) 3014.5
31) 3114.5
33) 3314.5
34) 3414.5
35) 3514.5
36) 3614.5
39) 3914.5
45) 4514.5
50) 5014.5
52) 5229.1
79) 7914.5
83) 8314.5
99) No answer29.1
Missing2970 
TOTAL22100.0
793) Marital status of eleventh person (MAR11)
TOTAL%
1) Married630.0
2) Widowed15.0
3) Divorced315.0
4) Separated210.0
5) Never married525.0
9) No answer315.0
Missing2972 
TOTAL20100.0
794) Is the eleventh person staying somewhere else right now? (AWAY11)
TOTAL%
1) Yes3100.0
Missing2989 
TOTAL3100.0
795) Where is the eleventh person staying? (WHERE11)
TOTAL%
1) Another household3100.0
Missing2989 
TOTAL3100.0
796) Relationship of twelfth person to head of household (RELATE12)
TOTAL%
4) Son-/daughter-in-law240.0
6) Parent/parent-in-law120.0
7) Other relative120.0
8) Non-relative120.0
Missing2987 
TOTAL5100.0
797) Gender of twelfth person (GENDER12)
TOTAL%
1) Male360.0
2) Female240.0
Missing2987 
TOTAL5100.0
798) Age of twelfth person (OLD12)
TOTAL%
1) 120.0
30) 120.0
34) 120.0
35) 120.0
80) 120.0
Missing2987 
TOTAL5100.0
799) Marital status of twelfth person (MAR12)
TOTAL%
1) Married375.0
5) Never married125.0
Missing2988 
TOTAL4100.0
800) Relationship of thirteenth person to head of household (RELATE13)
TOTAL%
5) Grand/great-grandchild1100.0
Missing2991 
TOTAL1100.0
801) Gender of thirteenth person (GENDER13)
TOTAL%
1) Male1100.0
Missing2991 
TOTAL1100.0
802) Age of thirteenth person (OLD13)
TOTAL%
5) 1100.0
Missing2991 
TOTAL1100.0
803) Relationship of fourteenth person to head of household (RELATE14)
TOTAL%
5) Grand/great-grandchild1100.0
Missing2991 
TOTAL1100.0
804) Gender of fourteenth person (GENDER14)
TOTAL%
1) Male1100.0
Missing2991 
TOTAL1100.0
805) Age of fourteenth person (OLD14)
TOTAL%
6) 1100.0
Missing2991 
TOTAL1100.0
806) Relationship of first person to head of household, revised (RELHHD1)
TOTAL%
1) Head of household2992100.0
TOTAL2992100.0
807) Relationship of second person to head of household, revised (RELHHD2)
TOTAL%
2) Spouse159671.3
3) Partner, fiancÚ(e), boyfriend, girlfriend, etc.1064.7
4) Child, natural or adopted, stepchild33915.1
5) Grandchild, great-grandchild130.6
6) Son-in-law, daughter-in-law40.2
7) Parent170.8
10) Uncle or aunt20.1
11) Niece or nephew60.3
12) Cousin30.1
13) Brother, sister (full, half, or step sibling)351.6
14) Sibling-in-law10.0
16) Roommate, housemate763.4
17) Friend180.8
19) Other non-relative (employee, boarder)60.3
99) No answer180.8
Missing752 
TOTAL2240100.0
808) Relationship of third person to head of household, revised (RELHHD3)
TOTAL%
2) Spouse131.0
3) Partner, fiancÚ(e), boyfriend, girlfriend, etc.40.3
4) Child, natural or adopted, stepchild109488.2
5) Grandchild, great-grandchild231.9
6) Son-in-law, daughter-in-law40.3
7) Parent100.8
8) Parent-in-law110.9
9) Grandparent, great-grandparent10.1
10) Uncle or aunt30.2
11) Niece or nephew70.6
12) Cousin30.2
13) Brother, sister (full, half, or step sibling)110.9
14) Sibling-in-law50.4
15) Other relative (great-aunt, grandniece, etc.)20.2
16) Roommate, housemate181.5
17) Friend60.5
18) Child or non-relative191.5
99) No answer70.6
Missing1751 
TOTAL1241100.0
809) Relationship of fourth person to head of household, revised (RELHHD4)
TOTAL%
2) Spouse50.7
3) Partner, fiancÚ(e), boyfriend, girlfriend, etc.20.3
4) Child, natural or adopted, stepchild62486.9
5) Grandchild, great-grandchild344.7
6) Son-in-law, daughter-in-law50.7
7) Parent30.4
8) Parent-in-law30.4
11) Niece or nephew50.7
12) Cousin10.1
13) Brother, sister (full, half, or step sibling)20.3
14) Sibling-in-law40.6
15) Other relative (great-aunt, grandniece, etc.)30.4
16) Roommate, housemate91.3
17) Friend30.4
18) Child or non-relative111.5
19) Other non-relative (employee, boarder)10.1
99) No answer30.4
Missing2274 
TOTAL718100.0
810) Relationship of fifth person to head of household, revised (RELHHD5)
TOTAL%
2) Spouse10.4
3) Partner, fiancÚ(e), boyfriend, girlfriend, etc.10.4
4) Child, natural or adopted, stepchild20979.5
5) Grandchild, great-grandchild269.9
6) Son-in-law, daughter-in-law10.4
7) Parent20.8
11) Niece or nephew51.9
12) Cousin10.4
13) Brother, sister (full, half, or step sibling)10.4
14) Sibling-in-law20.8
16) Roommate, housemate20.8
17) Friend20.8
18) Child or non-relative72.7
19) Other non-relative (employee, boarder)10.4
99) No answer20.8
Missing2729 
TOTAL263100.0
811) Relationship of sixth person to head of household, revised (RELHHD6)
TOTAL%
2) Spouse11.1
4) Child, natural or adopted, stepchild6671.7
5) Grandchild, great-grandchild1415.2
6) Son-in-law, daughter-in-law22.2
11) Niece or nephew33.3
14) Sibling-in-law33.3
16) Roommate, housemate11.1
18) Child or non-relative22.2
Missing2900 
TOTAL92100.0
812) Relationship of seventh person to head of household, revised (RELHHD7)
TOTAL%
4) Child, natural or adopted, stepchild1955.9
5) Grandchild, great-grandchild1029.4
11) Niece or nephew411.8
17) Friend12.9
Missing2958 
TOTAL34100.0
813) Relationship of eighth person to head of household, revised (RELHHD8)
TOTAL%
4) Child, natural or adopted, stepchild342.9
5) Grandchild, great-grandchild457.1
Missing2985 
TOTAL7100.0
814) Relationship of ninth person to head of household, revised (RELHHD9)
TOTAL%
4) Child, natural or adopted, stepchild1100.0
Missing2991 
TOTAL1100.0
815) Relationship of eleventh person to head of household, revised (RELHHD11)
TOTAL%
4) Child, natural or adopted, stepchild836.4
7) Parent14.5
8) Parent-in-law29.1
11) Niece or nephew14.5
13) Brother, sister (full, half, or step sibling)29.1
14) Sibling-in-law14.5
17) Friend522.7
19) Other non-relative (employee, boarder)14.5
99) No answer14.5
Missing2970 
TOTAL22100.0
816) Relationship of twelfth person to head of household, revised (RELHHD12)
TOTAL%
6) Son-in-law, daughter-in-law240.0
8) Parent-in-law120.0
11) Niece or nephew120.0
19) Other non-relative (employee, boarder)120.0
Missing2987 
TOTAL5100.0
817) Relationship of thirteenth person to head of household, revised (RELHHD13)
TOTAL%
5) Grandchild, great-grandchild1100.0
Missing2991 
TOTAL1100.0
818) Relationship of thirteenth person to head of household, revised (RELHHD14)
TOTAL%
5) Grandchild, great-grandchild1100.0
Missing2991 
TOTAL1100.0
819) Number in family of person who was household informant (i.e., who provided information on household members) (HEFINFO)
TOTAL%
1) First person192964.5
2) Second person90930.4
3) Third person772.6
4) Fourth person220.7
5) Fifth person90.3
6) Sixth person40.1
7) Seventh person10.0
11) Eleventh person30.1
22) Non-household person200.7
99) No answer180.6
TOTAL2992100.0
820) Race of household (HHRACE)
TOTAL%
1) White239279.9
2) Black36612.2
3) American Indian110.4
4) Asiatic, Oriental401.3
5) Other, mixed, not able to observe1043.5
9) No answer792.6
TOTAL2992100.0
821) Number in family of respondent (RESPNUM)
TOTAL%
1) First person194064.8
2) Second person90330.2
3) Third person1063.5
4) Fourth person291.0
5) Fifth person60.2
6) Sixth person30.1
9) Ninth person10.0
11) Eleventh person30.1
12) Twelfth person10.0
TOTAL2992100.0
822) Household type (HHTYPE)
TOTAL%
1) 75925.4
2) 2117.1
3) 66822.3
4) 63821.3
5) 20.1
6) 30.1
7) 742.5
8) 431.4
9) 451.5
10) 60.2
11) 963.2
12) 441.5
13) 70.2
14) 30.1
15) 10.0
23) 170.6
26) 30.1
27) 30.1
28) 110.4
31) 10.0
33) 10.0
38) 10.0
41) 1274.2
42) 30.1
43) 30.1
100) 100.3
101) 40.1
102) 411.4
104) 30.1
123) 100.3
128) 20.1
131) 10.0
133) 30.1
140) 10.0
141) 933.1
142) 20.1
143) 20.1
151) 10.0
200) 20.1
201) 10.0
202) 250.8
204) 150.5
999) 60.2
TOTAL2992100.0
823) Household type condensed (HHTYPE1)
TOTAL%
1) Married couple, no children84528.2
2) Single parent2117.1
3) Other family, no children1194.0
4) Single adult75925.4
5) Cohabitating couple, no children742.5
6) Non-family, no children581.9
8) Unsure, no children250.8
11) Married couple with children77726.0
13) Other family with children541.8
15) Cohabitating couple with children431.4
16) Non-family with children80.3
18) Unsure with children130.4
99) No answer60.2
TOTAL2992100.0
824) Number of family generations in household (FAMGEN)
TOTAL%
1) One generation162754.4
2) Two generations, children124041.4
3) Two generations, parents240.8
4) Two generations, grandchild(ren)190.6
5) Three generations, child(ren), grandchildren622.1
6) Three generations, child(ren), parent190.6
7) Four generations10.0
TOTAL2992100.0
825) Respondent's relationship to head (RPLACE)
TOTAL%
1) Head of household194064.8
2) Spouse74024.7
3) Child (natural, adopted, step)1545.1
4) Son-/daughter-in-law50.2
5) Grand/great-grandchild80.3
6) Parent/parent-in-law100.3
7) Other relative270.9
8) Non-relative973.2
9) No answer110.4
TOTAL2992100.0
826) Is respondent a visitor? (RVISITOR)
TOTAL%
1) R is member of household298899.9
2) R is visitor40.1
TOTAL2992100.0
827) Number of visitors in household. (VISITORS)
TOTAL%
0) No visitors297099.3
1) One visitor170.6
2) Two visitors40.1
4) Four visitors10.0
TOTAL2992100.0
828) Date of interview (first digit is month, last two digits are date) (DATEINTV)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL2992298.874319
829) Respondent's occupation (International Standard Classification Codes 1968) (see note 7 on the ARDA summary page for codes) (ISCO681)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL28534646.1742865
830) Occupation of respondent's father (International Standard Classification Codes 1968) (see note 7 on the ARDA summary page for codes) (PAISC681)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL24315965.3823027
831) Occupation of respondent's mother (International Standard Classification Codes 1968) (see note 7 on the ARDA summary page for codes) (MAISC681)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL16214763.8862547
832) Occupation of respondent's spouse (International Standard Classification Code 1968) (see note 7 on the ARDA summary page for codes) (SPISC681)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL14624531.222874
833) Respondent's occupation, 1988 census (see note 7 on the ARDA summary page for codes) (ISCO88)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL28534782.5852540
834) Respondent's father's occupation, 1988 census (see note 7 on the ARDA summary page for codes) (PAISCO88)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL24315581.4622730
835) Respondent's mother's occupation, 1988 census (see note 7 on the ARDA summary page for codes) (MAISCO88)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL16215331.2652485
836) Respondent's spouse's occupation, 1988 census (see note 7 on the ARDA summary page for codes) (SPISCO88)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL14624614.722560
837) Respondent socioeconomic index (see note 8 on the ARDA summary page for codes). (SEI)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL282947.3419
838) Socioeconomic index of respondent's first occupation (see note 8 on the ARDA summary page for codes). (FIRSTSEI)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL136143.20118
839) Socioeconomic index of respondent's father (see note 8 on the ARDA summary page for codes). (PASEI)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL240046.72318
840) Socioeconomic index of respondent's mother (see note 8 on the ARDA summary page for codes). (MASEI)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL162139.76418
841) Socioeconomic index of respondent's spouse (see note 8 on the ARDA summary page for codes) (SPSEI)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL145149.58519
842) Birth cohort of respondent- actual year of birth. (COHORT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL29921964.176361
843) Marriage cohort of the respondent- year of marriage. (MARCOHRT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL12062093.6871001
844) What is your date of birth? (Only the month is coded here) (BIRTHMO)
TOTAL%
1) January2638.8
2) February2568.6
3) March2317.7
4) April2167.2
5) May2287.6
6) June2558.5
7) July2729.1
8) August2668.9
9) September2488.3
10) October2518.4
11) November2287.6
12) December2578.6
99) No answer210.7
TOTAL2992100.0
845) Astrological sign of respondent (ZODIAC)
TOTAL%
1) Aries2056.9
2) Taurus2438.1
3) Gemini2488.3
4) Cancer2729.1
5) Leo2739.1
6) Virgo2498.3
7) Libra2658.9
8) Scorpio2157.2
9) Sagittarius2438.1
10) Capricorn2538.5
11) Aquarius2488.3
12) Pisces2578.6
99) No answer210.7
TOTAL2992100.0
846) Ballot Administered (BALLOT)
TOTAL%
1) Ballot A98132.8
2) Ballot B99633.3
3) Ballot C101533.9
TOTAL2992100.0
847) Version Administered (VERSION)
TOTAL%
1) 2408.0
2) 2678.9
3) 2448.2
4) 2618.7
5) 2518.4
6) 2558.5
7) 48016.0
8) 47816.0
9) 51617.2
TOTAL2992100.0
848) Status on International Social Survey Program Supplement. (ISSP)
TOTAL%
1) Respondent did ISSP283394.7
2) Respondent did not do ISSP1595.3
TOTAL2992100.0
849) Weight for form variables (FORMWT)
TOTAL%
1) 2992100.0
TOTAL2992100.0
850) Sampling error code (SAMPCODE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL299240.37631
851) The GSS has employed various sampling procedures and frames. Appendix A gives full details. (SAMPLE)
TOTAL%
8) 1990 sample frame, full probability2992100.0
TOTAL2992100.0
852) Weight for Black oversamples (OVERSAMP)
TOTAL%
1) 2992100.0
TOTAL2992100.0
853) I-AGE: Respondent's age (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-AGE)
TOTAL%
1) 18-30 years old59019.8
2) 31-44 years old100733.7
3) 45-59 years old71624.0
4) 60-74 years old43714.6
5) 75 years and older2367.9
Missing6 
TOTAL2986100.0
854) I-EDUC: Highest educational degree earned by respondent (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-EDUC)
TOTAL%
1) Did not complete high school50717.0
2) Finished high school158653.2
3) Four or less years of college67322.6
4) Five or more years of college2167.2
Missing10 
TOTAL2982100.0
855) I-GENDER: Respondent's sex (for use with online analysis) (I-GENDER)
TOTAL%
1) Male129043.1
2) Female170256.9
TOTAL2992100.0
856) I-PARTYID: Generally speaking, do you usually think of yourself as a Republican, Democrat, Independent, or what? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-PARTYID)
TOTAL%
1) Democrat106736.3
2) Independent99233.7
3) Republican84028.5
4) Other party member441.5
Missing49 
TOTAL2943100.0
857) I-RACE: Respondent's race (for use with online analysis) (I-RACE)
TOTAL%
1) White248383.0
2) Black38813.0
3) Other1214.0
TOTAL2992100.0
858) I-RELIGION: What is your religious preference? Is it Protestant, Catholic, Jewish, some other religion, or no religion? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-RELIGION)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant177459.5
2) Catholic75925.5
3) Jewish592.0
4) None2749.2
5) Other1153.9
Missing11 
TOTAL2981100.0