General Social Survey, 1998

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) Year of survey (YEAR)
TOTAL%
1998) 19982832100.0
TOTAL2832100.0
2) Respondent original ID Number (ID)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL28321416.5818
3) Last week were you working full time, part time, going to school, keeping house, or what? (WRKSTAT)
TOTAL%
1) Working full time156855.4
2) Working part time30410.7
3) With a job, but not at work because of temporary illness, vacation, strike461.6
4) Unemployed, laid off, looking for work582.0
5) Retired39413.9
6) In school792.8
7) Keeping house32811.6
8) Other541.9
9) No answer10.0
TOTAL2832100.0
4) If working, full or part time: How many hours did you work last week, at all jobs? (HRS1)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL187342.32915
5) If with a job, but not at work: How many hours a week do you usually work, at all jobs? (HRS2)
TOTAL%
0) 024.3
4) 412.1
20) 2024.3
24) 2412.1
25) 2512.1
30) 3012.1
35) 3524.3
36) 3612.1
38) 3812.1
40) 402144.7
45) 4536.4
46) 4612.1
48) 4812.1
50) 5036.4
60) 6012.1
99) No answer510.6
Missing2785 
TOTAL47100.0
6) If retired, in school, keeping house, or other: Did you ever work for as long as one year? (EVWORK)
TOTAL%
1) Yes70882.7
2) No13515.8
9) No answer131.5
Missing1976 
TOTAL856100.0
7) (Are/Were) you self employed or (do/did) you work for someone else? (WRKSLF)
TOTAL%
1) Self-employed32312.0
2) Someone else233286.5
9) No answer421.6
Missing135 
TOTAL2697100.0
8) Respondent's occupation (see Note on the ARDA summary page for codes) (OCC80)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL2697356.984253
9) Prestige of respondent's occupation (see Note on the ARDA summary page for codes) (PRESTG80)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL269743.74514
10) Respondent's industry (see Note on the ARDA summary page for codes) (INDUS80)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL2697601.78272
11) Are you currently -- married, widowed, divorced, separated, or have you never been married? (MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Married134647.5
2) Widowed28310.0
3) Divorced44615.7
4) Separated933.3
5) Never married66323.4
9) No answer10.0
TOTAL2832100.0
12) Asked only of those who are currently married or widowed: Have you ever been divorced or legally separated? (DIVORCE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes36622.5
2) No124276.2
9) No answer221.3
Missing1202 
TOTAL1630100.0
13) Have you ever been widowed? (WIDOWED)
TOTAL%
1) Yes774.1
2) No167288.7
9) No answer1367.2
Missing947 
TOTAL1885100.0
14) Last week was your (wife/husband) working full time, part time, going to school, keeping house, or what? (SPWRKSTA)
TOTAL%
1) Working full time81360.4
2) Working part time1299.6
3) With a job, but not at work because of temporary illness, vacation strike231.7
4) Unemployed, laid off, looking for work151.1
5) Retired17613.1
6) In School181.3
7) Keeping house13810.3
8) Other322.4
9) No answer20.1
Missing1486 
TOTAL1346100.0
15) If spouse working, full or part time: How many hours did (he/she) work last week, at all jobs? (SPHRS1)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL94443.22615
16) If spouse with job, but not at work: How many hours a week does (he/she) usually work, at all jobs? (SPHRS2)
TOTAL%
8) 14.0
16) 14.0
24) 14.0
30) 14.0
40) 1248.0
50) 14.0
52) 14.0
60) 28.0
70) 14.0
99) 416.0
Missing2807 
TOTAL25100.0
17) If spouse retired, in school, keeping house, or other: Did (he/she) ever work for as long as one year? (SPEVWORK)
TOTAL%
1) Yes31786.6
2) No4010.9
8) Don't know10.3
9) No answer82.2
Missing2466 
TOTAL366100.0
18) Spouse's employment status (SPWRKSLF)
TOTAL%
1) Self-employed18814.4
2) Someone else109283.7
8) Don't know10.1
9) No answer241.8
Missing1527 
TOTAL1305100.0
19) Respondent's spouse's occupation (see Note on the ARDA summary page for codes) (SPOCC80)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1305353.282264
20) Prestige of respondent's spouse's occupation (see Note on the ARDA summary page for codes) (SPPRES80)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL130544.82514
21) Respondent's spouse's industry (see Note on the ARDA summary page for codes) (SPIND80)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1305597.16279
22) 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-employed63027.1
2) Someone else165471.0
8) Don't know100.4
9) No answer351.5
Missing503 
TOTAL2329100.0
23) Respondent's father's occupation (see Note on the ARDA summary page for codes) (PAOCC80)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL2329460.337281
24) Prestige of father's occupation (see Note on the ARDA summary page for codes) (PAPRES80)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL232942.32315
25) Respondent's father's industry (see Note on the ARDA summary page for codes) (PAIND80)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL2329437.378335
26) Occupation of respondent's mother (MAOCC80)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1650399.621249
27) Prestige of Respondent's mother's occupation (MAPRES80)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL165040.31615
28) Was respondent's mother self-employed or did she work for someone else? (MAWRKSLF)
TOTAL%
1) Self-employed17410.5
2) Someone else144787.7
8) Don't know20.1
9) No answer271.6
Missing1182 
TOTAL1650100.0
29) Industry of Respondent's mother (MAIND80)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1650636.059271
30) How many brothers and sisters did you have? Please count those born alive, but no longer living, as well as those alive now. Also include stepbrothers and stepsisters, and children adopted by your parents. (SIBS)
TOTAL%
0) 01053.7
1) 149317.4
2) 255819.7
3) 348317.1
4) 435012.4
5) 52077.3
6) 61575.5
7) 71184.2
8) 8843.0
9) 9682.4
10) 10431.5
11) 11471.7
12) 12260.9
13) 13100.4
14) 1490.3
15) 1550.2
16) 1660.2
17) 1720.1
18) 1840.1
19) 1910.0
20) 2020.1
21) 21250.9
22) 2240.1
23) 2350.2
24) 2410.0
25) 2510.0
30) 3010.0
98) Don't know50.2
99) No answer120.4
TOTAL2832100.0
31) 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) None80228.3
1) One47416.7
2) Two74326.2
3) Three41114.5
4) Four2097.4
5) Five863.0
6) Six471.7
7) Seven190.7
8) Over seven341.2
9) No answer70.2
TOTAL2832100.0
32) Respondent's age (AGE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL283245.63217
33) How old were you when your first child was born? (AGEKDBRN)
TOTAL%
13) 1350.2
14) 1470.3
15) 15201.0
16) 16482.4
17) 17994.9
18) 181246.1
19) 191768.7
20) 201668.2
21) 211778.7
22) 221447.1
23) 231567.7
24) 241115.5
25) 251517.4
26) 26924.5
27) 27894.4
28) 28934.6
29) 29663.3
30) 30703.4
31) 31361.8
32) 32522.6
33) 33221.1
34) 34190.9
35) 35180.9
36) 36150.7
37) 3790.4
38) 3850.2
39) 3990.4
40) 4030.1
41) 4170.3
42) 4260.3
43) 4310.0
45) 4510.0
46) 4610.0
47) 4710.0
98) Don't know30.1
99) No answer281.4
Missing802 
TOTAL2030100.0
34) 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 schooling20.1
2) 2nd grade50.2
3) 3rd grade100.4
4) 4th grade90.3
5) 5th grade80.3
6) 6th grade230.8
7) 7th grade210.7
8) 8th grade822.9
9) 9th grade752.6
10) 10th grade1134.0
11) 11th grade1384.9
12) 12th grade85130.0
13) 1 year of college2709.5
14) 2 years35012.4
15) 3 years1465.2
16) 4 years41214.5
17) 5 years863.0
18) 6 years1093.8
19) 7 years411.4
20) 8 years692.4
98) Don't know80.3
99) No answer40.1
TOTAL2832100.0
35) What is the highest grade in elementary school or high school that your father (or substitute father) finished and got credit for? (PAEDUC)
TOTAL%
0) No formal schooling281.0
1) 1st grade40.1
2) 2nd grade150.5
3) 3rd grade451.6
4) 4th grade401.4
5) 5th grade421.5
6) 6th grade963.4
7) 7th grade531.9
8) 8th grade2749.7
9) 9th grade582.0
10) 10th grade762.7
11) 11th grade562.0
12) 12th grade60721.4
13) 1 year of college582.0
14) 2 years1455.1
15) 3 years260.9
16) 4 years2569.0
17) 5 years311.1
18) 6 years572.0
19) 7 years160.6
20) 8 years582.0
97) Not applicable50317.8
98) Don't know2759.7
99) No answer130.5
TOTAL2832100.0
36) 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 schooling321.1
1) 1st grade30.1
2) 2nd grade160.6
3) 3rd grade260.9
4) 4th grade271.0
5) 5th grade331.2
6) 6th grade873.1
7) 7th grade361.3
8) 8th grade2298.1
9) 9th grade722.5
10) 10th grade1294.6
11) 11th grade1033.6
12) 12th grade93232.9
13) 1 year of college983.5
14) 2 years2047.2
15) 3 years441.6
16) 4 years2358.3
17) 5 years220.8
18) 6 years471.7
19) 7 years50.2
20) 8 years190.7
97) Not applicable1244.4
98) Don't know2699.5
99) No answer401.4
TOTAL2832100.0
37) What is the highest grade in elementary or high school that your (husband/wife) finished and got credit for? (SPEDUC)
TOTAL%
2) 2nd grade40.1
3) 3rd grade10.0
4) 4th grade20.1
5) 5th grade60.2
6) 6th grade120.4
7) 7th grade50.2
8) 8th grade271.0
9) 9th grade301.1
10) 10th grade471.7
11) 11th grade551.9
12) 12th grade42715.1
13) 1 year of college963.4
14) 2 years1756.2
15) 3 years511.8
16) 4 years2278.0
17) 5 years371.3
18) 6 years562.0
19) 7 years130.5
20) 8 years401.4
97) Not applicable148752.5
98) Don't know260.9
99) No answer80.3
TOTAL2832100.0
38) Highest educational degree earned by respondent (DEGREE)
TOTAL%
0) Less than high school43015.2
1) High school150053.0
2) Associate/Junior College2097.4
3) Bachelor's47816.9
4) Graduate2057.2
9) No answer100.4
TOTAL2832100.0
39) Highest educational degree of respondent's father (PADEG)
TOTAL%
0) Less than high school85730.3
1) High school81228.7
2) Associate/Junior College481.7
3) Bachelor's2639.3
4) Graduate1545.4
7) Not applicable50317.8
8) Don't know1766.2
9) No answer190.7
TOTAL2832100.0
40) Highest educational degree of respondent's mother (MADEG)
TOTAL%
0) Less than high school85030.0
1) High school121242.8
2) Associate/Junior College1093.8
3) Bachelor's2328.2
4) Graduate863.0
7) Not applicable1244.4
8) Don't know1756.2
9) No answer441.6
TOTAL2832100.0
41) Highest educational degree of respondent's spouse (SPDEG)
TOTAL%
0) Less than high school1736.1
1) High school69324.5
2) Associate/Junior College1033.6
3) Bachelor's2378.4
4) Graduate1214.3
7) Not applicable148752.5
8) Don't know120.4
9) No answer60.2
TOTAL2832100.0
42) Respondent's Sex (SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Male123243.5
2) Female160056.5
TOTAL2832100.0
43) Respondent's race (RACE)
TOTAL%
1) White224179.1
2) Black40014.1
3) Other1916.7
TOTAL2832100.0
44) 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 farm32711.5
2) On a farm37113.1
3) In a small city or town (under 50,000)85730.3
4) In a medium-size city (50,000-250,000)45015.9
5) In a suburb near a large city36112.7
6) In a large city (over 250,000)46216.3
8) Don't know20.1
9) No answer20.1
TOTAL2832100.0
45) In what state or foreign country were you living when you were 16 years old? (REG16)
TOTAL%
0) Foreign1746.1
1) New England1455.1
2) Middle Atlantic45216.0
3) East North Central52318.5
4) West North Central2257.9
5) South Atlantic43315.3
6) East South Central2037.2
7) West South Central2749.7
8) Mountain1435.0
9) Pacific2609.2
TOTAL2832100.0
46) When you were 16 years old, were you living in this same (city/town/county)? (MOBILE16)
TOTAL%
1) Same state, same city110138.9
2) Same state, different city72825.7
3) Different state98834.9
9) No answer150.5
TOTAL2832100.0
47) 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) Other853.0
1) Both own mother and father195969.2
2) Father and stepmother903.2
3) Mother and stepfather1595.6
4) Father only551.9
5) Mother only38513.6
6) Some other male relative (No female head)50.2
7) Some other female relative (No male head)441.6
8) Other arrangement with relatives (e.g., aunt and uncle, grandparents)501.8
TOTAL2832100.0
48) If not living with both own mother and father: What happened? (FAMDIF16)
TOTAL%
1) One or both parents died23126.5
2) Parents divorced or separated43049.3
3) Father absent in armed forces30.3
4) One or both parents in institution50.6
5) Other14216.3
8) Don't know121.4
9) No answer505.7
Missing1959 
TOTAL873100.0
49) Did (respondent's mother) work for as long as a year, while you were growing up? (MAWRKGRW)
TOTAL%
1) Yes164260.6
2) No98736.4
8) Don't know230.8
9) No answer562.1
Missing124 
TOTAL2708100.0
50) Were you born in this country? (BORN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes257791.0
2) No2428.5
8) Don't know10.0
9) No answer120.4
TOTAL2832100.0
51) Were both your parents born in this country? (PARBORN)
TOTAL%
0) Both born in US232382.0
1) Mother yes, father no863.0
2) Mother no, father yes471.7
3) Mother yes, father don't know110.4
4) Mother no, father don't know10.0
5) Mother don't know, father yes10.0
6) Mother don't know, father no30.1
7) Mother don't know, father don't know20.1
8) Neither born in US33811.9
9) No answer200.7
TOTAL2832100.0
52) Were all of your four grandparents born in this country? If no: How many were born outside the United States? (GRANBORN)
TOTAL%
0) None160659.9
1) One1656.2
2) Two31011.6
3) Three632.4
4) Four48618.1
8) Don't know210.8
9) No answer281.0
Missing153 
TOTAL2679100.0
53) Number of household members (HOMPOP)
TOTAL%
1) 78027.5
2) 93733.1
3) 48317.1
4) 39413.9
5) 1455.1
6) 622.2
7) 160.6
8) 90.3
9) 40.1
10) 20.1
TOTAL2832100.0
54) Number of members under 6 (BABIES)
TOTAL%
0) None240184.8
1) One30810.9
2) Two1023.6
3) Three150.5
6) Six10.0
9) No answer50.2
TOTAL2832100.0
55) Number of members 6 to 12 years (PRETEEN)
TOTAL%
0) None231581.7
1) One31111.0
2) Two1615.7
3) Three331.2
4) Four30.1
5) Five10.0
6) Six20.1
9) No answer60.2
TOTAL2832100.0
56) Number of members 13 to 17 years old (TEENS)
TOTAL%
0) None241485.2
1) One32111.3
2) Two863.0
3) Three60.2
4) Four30.1
5) Five10.0
9) No answer10.0
TOTAL2832100.0
57) Number of members over 17 years old (ADULTS)
TOTAL%
1) One96734.1
2) Two151053.3
3) Three2759.7
4) Four642.3
5) Five130.5
6) Six10.0
7) Seven10.0
9) No answer10.0
TOTAL2832100.0
58) How many persons in the household are not related to you in any way? (UNRELAT)
TOTAL%
0) None160985.2
1) One1668.8
2) Two402.1
3) Three201.1
4) Four60.3
5) Five30.2
6) Six20.1
8) Eight or more20.1
9) No answer402.1
Missing944 
TOTAL1888100.0
59) 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) None42915.1
1) One114940.6
2) Two94933.5
3) Three1876.6
4) Four742.6
5) Five130.5
6) Six10.0
7) Seven20.1
8) Eight or more50.2
9) No answer230.8
TOTAL2832100.0
60) In which of these groups did your total family income, from all sources, fall last year before taxes, that is? (INCOME)
TOTAL%
1) Under $1,000361.3
2) $1,000 to 2,999321.1
3) $3,000 to 3,999240.8
4) $4,000 to 4,999321.1
5) $5,000 to 5,999351.2
6) $6,000 to 6,999331.2
7) $7,000 to 7,999471.7
8) $8,000 to 9,999592.1
9) $10,000 to 14,9991926.8
10) $15,000 to 19,9991796.3
11) $20,000 to 24,9992478.7
12) $25,000 or over158756.0
13) Refused1966.9
98) Don't know1144.0
99) No answer190.7
TOTAL2832100.0
61) 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 $1,000421.9
2) $1,000 to 2,999421.9
3) $3,000 to 3,999401.8
4) $4,000 to 4,999271.2
5) $5,000 to 5,999321.4
6) $6,000 to 6,999431.9
7) $7,000 to 7,999411.8
8) $8,000 to 9,999632.8
9) $10,000 to 14,9991998.9
10) $15,000 to 19,9991988.9
11) $20,000 to 24,99923810.6
12) $25,000 or over88439.6
13) Refused1185.3
98) Don't know261.2
99) No answer24210.8
Missing597 
TOTAL2235100.0
62) In which of these groups did your total family income, from all sources, fall last year before taxes, that is? Family income on the 1998 survey (INCOME98)
TOTAL%
1) Under $1000361.3
2) $1,000 to 2,999321.1
3) $3,000 to 3,999240.8
4) $4,000 to 4,999321.1
5) $5,000 to 5,999351.2
6) $6,000 to 6,999331.2
7) $7,000 to 7,999471.7
8) $8,000 to 9,999592.1
9) $10,000 to 12,499943.3
10) $12,500 to 14,999983.5
11) $15,000 to 17,4991033.6
12) $17.5K-19.9762.7
13) $20,000 to 22,4991264.4
14) $22,500 to 24,9991214.3
15) $25,000 to 29,9991796.3
16) $30,000 to 34,9992017.1
17) $35,000 to 39,9991756.2
18) $40,000 to 49,9992649.3
19) $50,000 to 59,9991926.8
20) $60,000 to 74,9992107.4
21) $75,000 to 89,9991234.3
22) $90,000 to 109,9991073.8
23) $110,000 or over1364.8
24) Refused1966.9
98) Don't know1144.0
99) No answer190.7
TOTAL2832100.0
63) In which of these groups did your earnings from (stated occupation) for last year fall? That is, before taxes or other deductions. Respondents income on the 1998 survey. (RINCOM98)
TOTAL%
1) Under $1000422.1
2) $1,000 to 2,999422.1
3) $3,000 to 3,999402.0
4) $4,000 to 4,999271.3
5) $5,000 to 5,999321.6
6) $6,000 to 6,999432.1
7) $7,000 to 7,999412.0
8) $8,000 to 9,999633.1
9) $10,000 to 12,4991105.4
10) $12,500 to 14,999894.4
11) $15,000 to 17,499924.5
12) $17,500 to 19,9991065.2
13) $20,000 to 22,4991276.2
14) $22,500 to 24,9991115.5
15) $25,000 to 29,999K1607.9
16) $30,000 to 34,9991698.3
17) $35,000 to 39,9991075.3
18) $40,000 to 49,999K1788.8
19) $50,000 to 59,9991095.4
20) $60,000 to 74,999643.1
21) $75,000 to 89,999371.8
22) $90K-109.9K201.0
23) $110,000 or over402.0
24) Refused1185.8
98) Don't know261.3
99) No answer412.0
Missing798 
TOTAL2034100.0
64) 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
TOTAL274735.53923
65) When you worked in [1993/94], was it usually full or part time? (PARTFULL)
TOTAL%
1) Full-time163878.7
2) Part-time36917.7
8) Don't know50.2
9) No answer703.4
Missing750 
TOTAL2082100.0
66) Region of interview (REGION)
TOTAL%
1) New England1415.0
2) Middle Atlantic42815.1
3) East North Central49217.4
4) West North Central2047.2
5) South Atlantic53218.8
6) East South Central1896.7
7) West South Central30010.6
8) Mountain1886.6
9) Pacific35812.6
TOTAL2832100.0
67) NORC size of place (see Note on the ARDA summary page for codes) (XNORCSIZ)
TOTAL%
1) 52318.5
2) 44715.8
3) 59721.1
4) 44715.8
5) 722.5
6) 702.5
7) 2247.9
8) 1926.8
9) 2137.5
10) 471.7
TOTAL2832100.0
68) 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 on the ARDA summary page for codes) (SRCBELT)
TOTAL%
1) 2498.8
2) 47516.8
3) 30510.8
4) 41014.5
5) 111039.2
6) 28310.0
TOTAL2832100.0
69) Size of place in thousands (SIZE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL2832405.1391323
70) Generally speaking, do you usually think of yourself as a Republican, Democrat, Independent, or what? (PARTYID)
TOTAL%
0) Strong Democrat37013.1
1) Not very strong Democrat59721.1
2) Independent, close to Democrat34912.3
3) Independent (Neither, No response)47716.8
4) Independent, close to Republican2448.6
5) Not very strong Republican48417.1
6) Strong Republican2398.4
7) Other party, refused to say632.2
9) No answer90.3
TOTAL2832100.0
71) 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) Voted176762.4
2) Did not vote65523.1
3) Ineligible28410.0
4) Refused to answer130.5
8) Don't know\Can't remember822.9
9) No answer311.1
TOTAL2832100.0
72) If voted: Did you vote for Clinton, Bush or Perot? (PRES92)
TOTAL%
1) Clinton81745.4
2) Bush67237.4
3) Perot21211.8
4) Other candidate70.4
6) Didn't vote for President70.4
8) Don't know/Can't remember432.4
9) No answer402.2
Missing1034 
TOTAL1798100.0
73) If did not vote or ineligible: Who would you have voted for, for President, if you had voted? (IF92WHO)
TOTAL%
1) Clinton32533.3
2) Bush21622.2
3) Perot9910.2
4) Other383.9
8) Don't Know/Can't remember14314.7
9) No Answer15415.8
Missing1857 
TOTAL975100.0
74) In 1996, you remember that Clinton ran for President on the Democratic ticket against Dole for the Republicans and Perot for the Reform Party. Do you remember whether or not you voted in that election? (VOTE96)
TOTAL%
1) Voted178363.0
2) Did not vote83029.3
3) Ineligible1234.3
4) Refused to answer150.5
8) Don't know\Can't remember511.8
9) No answer301.1
TOTAL2832100.0
75) Did you vote for Clinton, Dole, or Perot? (PRES96)
TOTAL%
1) Clinton92350.9
2) Dole58932.5
3) Perot19911.0
4) Other160.9
6) Didn't vote60.3
8) Don't know402.2
9) No answer402.2
Missing1019 
TOTAL1813100.0
76) Respondents who did not vote in 1996 Presidential Election: Who would you have voted for, for President, if you had voted? (IF96WHO)
TOTAL%
1) Clinton46947.4
2) Dole12612.7
3) Perot13113.2
4) Other505.1
8) Don't know15215.4
9) No answer626.3
Missing1842 
TOTAL990100.0
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 liberal642.3
2) Liberal35712.6
3) Slightly liberal35112.4
4) Moderate, middle of the road98634.8
5) Slightly conservative43215.3
6) Conservative41514.7
7) Extremely conservative863.0
8) Don't know1334.7
9) No answer80.3
TOTAL2832100.0
78) Spending on the space exploration program (NATSPAC)
TOTAL%
1) Too little13910.1
2) About right60543.8
3) Too much54339.3
8) Don't know926.7
9) No answer20.1
Missing1451 
TOTAL1381100.0
79) Spending on improving and protecting the environment (NATENVIR)
TOTAL%
1) Too little82659.8
2) About right38628.0
3) Too much1067.7
8) Don't know594.3
9) No answer40.3
Missing1451 
TOTAL1381100.0
80) Spending on improving and protecting the nation's health (NATHEAL)
TOTAL%
1) Too little92266.8
2) About right34525.0
3) Too much785.6
8) Don't know342.5
9) No answer20.1
Missing1451 
TOTAL1381100.0
81) Spending on solving the problems of the big cities (NATBCITY)
TOTAL%
1) Too little62945.5
2) About right41229.8
3) Too much16712.1
8) Don't know17012.3
9) No answer30.2
Missing1451 
TOTAL1381100.0
82) Spending on halting the rising crime rate (NATCRIME)
TOTAL%
1) Too little84261.0
2) About right39228.4
3) Too much967.0
8) Don't know473.4
9) No answer40.3
Missing1451 
TOTAL1381100.0
83) Spending on dealing with drug addiction (NATDRUG)
TOTAL%
1) Too little80358.1
2) About right38628.0
3) Too much1299.3
8) Don't know584.2
9) No answer50.4
Missing1451 
TOTAL1381100.0
84) Spending on improving the nation's education system (NATEDUC)
TOTAL%
1) Too little96269.7
2) About right30622.2
3) Too much876.3
8) Don't know251.8
9) No answer10.1
Missing1451 
TOTAL1381100.0
85) Spending on improving the conditions of Blacks (NATRACE)
TOTAL%
1) Too little46934.0
2) About right55540.2
3) Too much22516.3
8) Don't know1269.1
9) No answer60.4
Missing1451 
TOTAL1381100.0
86) Spending on the military, armaments and defense (NATARMS)
TOTAL%
1) Too little24117.5
2) About right64046.3
3) Too much41830.3
8) Don't know745.4
9) No answer80.6
Missing1451 
TOTAL1381100.0
87) Spending on foreign aid (NATAID)
TOTAL%
1) Too little926.7
2) About right37226.9
3) Too much83360.3
8) Don't know815.9
9) No answer30.2
Missing1451 
TOTAL1381100.0
88) Spending on welfare (NATFARE)
TOTAL%
1) Too little22116.0
2) About right49836.1
3) Too much59843.3
8) Don't know624.5
9) No answer20.1
Missing1451 
TOTAL1381100.0
89) Spending on highways and bridges (NATROADS)
TOTAL%
1) Too little108238.2
2) About right133347.1
3) Too much2729.6
8) Don't know1314.6
9) No answer140.5
TOTAL2832100.0
90) Spending on Social Security (NATSOC)
TOTAL%
1) Too little157855.7
2) About right90331.9
3) Too much1776.3
8) Don't know1615.7
9) No answer130.5
TOTAL2832100.0
91) Spending on mass transportation (NATMASS)
TOTAL%
1) Too little89931.7
2) About right134047.3
3) Too much2679.4
8) Don't know31111.0
9) No answer150.5
TOTAL2832100.0
92) Spending on parks and recreation (NATPARK)
TOTAL%
1) Too little96334.0
2) About right156455.2
3) Too much1736.1
8) Don't know1244.4
9) No answer80.3
TOTAL2832100.0
93) Spending on space exploration (NATSPACY)
TOTAL%
1) Too little16111.1
2) About right60942.0
3) Too much56538.9
8) Don't know1097.5
9) No answer70.5
Missing1381 
TOTAL1451100.0
94) Spending on the environment (NATENVIY)
TOTAL%
1) Too little89261.5
2) About right36224.9
3) Too much1087.4
8) Don't know825.7
9) No answer70.5
Missing1381 
TOTAL1451100.0
95) Spending on health (NATHEALY)
TOTAL%
1) Too little97567.2
2) About right30521.0
3) Too much1097.5
8) Don't know513.5
9) No answer110.8
Missing1381 
TOTAL1451100.0
96) Spending on assistance to big cities (NATCITY)
TOTAL%
1) Too little27519.0
2) About right52436.1
3) Too much39827.4
8) Don't know24216.7
9) No answer120.8
Missing1381 
TOTAL1451100.0
97) Spending on law enforcement (NATCRIMY)
TOTAL%
1) Too little77653.5
2) About right51135.2
3) Too much1137.8
8) Don't know422.9
9) No answer90.6
Missing1381 
TOTAL1451100.0
98) Spending on drug rehabilitation (NATDRUGY)
TOTAL%
1) Too little76152.4
2) About right41928.9
3) Too much16311.2
8) Don't know1017.0
9) No answer70.5
Missing1381 
TOTAL1451100.0
99) Spending on education (NATEDUCY)
TOTAL%
1) Too little105872.9
2) About right27418.9
3) Too much865.9
8) Don't know251.7
9) No answer80.6
Missing1381 
TOTAL1451100.0
100) Spending on assistance to Blacks (NATRACEY)
TOTAL%
1) Too little38126.3
2) About right56538.9
3) Too much31621.8
8) Don't know18012.4
9) No answer90.6
Missing1381 
TOTAL1451100.0
101) Spending on national defense (NATARMSY)
TOTAL%
1) Too little25417.5
2) About right66746.0
3) Too much43630.0
8) Don't know855.9
9) No answer90.6
Missing1381 
TOTAL1451100.0
102) Spending on assistance to other countries (NATAIDY)
TOTAL%
1) Too little886.1
2) About right29220.1
3) Too much97867.4
8) Don't know785.4
9) No answer151.0
Missing1381 
TOTAL1451100.0
103) Spending on assistance to the poor (NATFAREY)
TOTAL%
1) Too little86659.7
2) About right36425.1
3) Too much16011.0
8) Don't know533.7
9) No answer80.6
Missing1381 
TOTAL1451100.0
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 128214.8
2) 21819.5
3) 333117.3
4) 440221.0
5) 521311.1
6) 61578.2
7) Government should not30315.9
8) Don't know351.8
9) No answer70.4
Missing921 
TOTAL1911100.0
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 high117662.5
2) About right58331.0
3) Too low170.9
8) Don't know914.8
9) No answer150.8
Missing950 
TOTAL1882100.0
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 speak139374.0
2) Not allowed45724.3
8) Don't know291.5
9) No answer30.2
Missing950 
TOTAL1882100.0
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 teach106956.8
5) Not allowed70737.6
8) Don't know995.3
9) No answer70.4
Missing950 
TOTAL1882100.0
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) Favor51227.2
2) Not favor129568.8
8) Don't know703.7
9) No answer50.3
Missing950 
TOTAL1882100.0
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 speak117362.3
2) Not allowed66535.3
8) Don't know382.0
9) No answer60.3
Missing950 
TOTAL1882100.0
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 teach87546.5
5) Not allowed92349.0
8) Don't know804.3
9) No answer40.2
Missing950 
TOTAL1882100.0
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) Favor61832.8
2) Not favor118462.9
8) Don't know764.0
9) No answer40.2
Missing950 
TOTAL1882100.0
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 speak124966.4
2) Not allowed57730.7
8) Don't know502.7
9) No answer60.3
Missing950 
TOTAL1882100.0
113) Suppose an admitted Communist is teaching in a college. Should he be fired, or not? (COLCOM)
TOTAL%
4) Yes, fired68636.5
5) Not fired105956.3
8) Don't know1306.9
9) No answer70.4
Missing950 
TOTAL1882100.0
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) Favor53828.6
2) Not favor124766.3
8) Don't know904.8
9) No answer70.4
Missing950 
TOTAL1882100.0
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 speak124766.3
2) Not allowed58931.3
8) Don't know432.3
9) No answer30.2
Missing950 
TOTAL1882100.0
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 teach96651.3
5) Not allowed82043.6
8) Don't know924.9
9) No answer40.2
Missing950 
TOTAL1882100.0
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) Favor53628.5
2) Not favor125366.6
8) Don't know904.8
9) No answer30.2
Missing950 
TOTAL1882100.0
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 speak151980.7
2) Not allowed30616.3
8) Don't know542.9
9) No answer30.2
Missing950 
TOTAL1882100.0
119) Should an admitted homosexual be allowed to teach in a college or university, or not? (COLHOMO)
TOTAL%
4) Yes, allowed to teach138773.7
5) Not allowed41522.1
8) Don't know774.1
9) No answer30.2
Missing950 
TOTAL1882100.0
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) Favor47925.5
2) Not favor131669.9
8) Don't know834.4
9) No answer40.2
Missing950 
TOTAL1882100.0
121) Do you favor or oppose the death penalty for persons convicted of murder? (CAPPUN)
TOTAL%
1) Favor190667.3
2) Not favor69324.5
8) Don't know2207.8
9) No answer130.5
TOTAL2832100.0
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) Favor153581.6
2) Not favor30216.0
8) Don't know422.2
9) No answer30.2
Missing950 
TOTAL1882100.0
123) In general, do you think the courts in this area deal too harshly or not harshly enough with criminals? (COURTS)
TOTAL%
1) Too harshly1756.2
2) Not harshly enough209574.0
3) About right37213.1
8) Don't know1796.3
9) No answer110.4
TOTAL2832100.0
124) Do you think the use of marijuana should be made legal or not? (GRASS)
TOTAL%
1) Should52527.5
2) Should not126366.1
8) Don't know1176.1
9) No answer60.3
Missing921 
TOTAL1911100.0
125) Do you expect the United States to fight in another world war within the next ten years? (USWARY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes81543.6
2) No83644.7
8) Don't know864.6
9) No answer1347.2
Missing961 
TOTAL1871100.0
126) What is your religious preference? Is it Protestant, Catholic, Jewish, some other religion, or no religion? (RELIG)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant152453.8
2) Catholic70524.9
3) Jewish501.8
4) None39614.0
5) Other281.0
6) Buddhism90.3
7) Hinduism50.2
8) Other Eastern20.1
9) Moslem/Islam130.5
10) Orthodox-Christian100.4
11) Christian331.2
12) Native American30.1
13) Non-Denominational190.7
98) Don't know50.2
99) No answer301.1
TOTAL2832100.0
127) If Protestant: What specific denomination is that, if any? (DENOM)
TOTAL%
10) American Baptist Assoc.432.8
11) American Baptist Churches in the USA161.0
12) National Baptist Convention, of America90.6
13) National Baptist Convention, U.S.A., Inc.151.0
14) Southern Baptist Convention24415.7
15) Other Baptist Churches835.3
18) Baptist, don't know which15810.2
20) African Methodist Episcopal Church161.0
21) African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church50.3
22) United Methodist Church19212.4
23) Other Methodist Churches60.4
28) Methodist, don't know which301.9
30) American Lutheran Church342.2
31) Lutheran Church in America151.0
32) Lutheran Church Missouri Synod473.0
33) Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod151.0
34) Other Lutheran Churches231.5
35) Evangelical Lutheran251.6
38) Lutheran, don't know which120.8
40) Presbyterian Church in the USA301.9
41) United Presbyterian Church in the USA231.5
42) Other Presbyterian Churches100.6
43) Presbyterian Church (USA)171.1
48) Presbyterian, don't know which70.5
50) Episcopal Church603.9
60) Other26617.1
70) No denomination given or Non-Denominational1066.8
98) Don't know10.1
99) No answer463.0
Missing1278 
TOTAL1554100.0
128) Other Protestant denominations (see Note on the ARDA summary page for codes) (OTHER)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL296158.358294
129) If Jewish: Do you consider yourself Orthodox, Conservative, Reform or none of these? (JEW)
TOTAL%
1) Orthodox45.0
2) Conservative1215.0
3) Reform2126.3
4) None1113.8
9) No answer3240.0
Missing2752 
TOTAL80100.0
130) Fundamentalism/liberalism of respondent's religion (FUND)
TOTAL%
1) Fundamentalist80828.5
2) Moderate101936.0
3) Liberal81328.7
9) No answer and excluded1926.8
TOTAL2832100.0
131) How often do you attend religious services? (ATTEND)
TOTAL%
0) Never54619.3
1) Less than once a year29410.4
2) About once or twice a year29610.5
3) Several times a year30710.8
4) About once a month2067.3
5) 2-3 times a month2448.6
6) Nearly every week1886.6
7) Every week48917.3
8) Several times a week2187.7
9) Don't know, No answer441.6
TOTAL2832100.0
132) Would you call yourself a strong (stated religious preference) or a not very strong (stated religious preference). (RELITEN)
TOTAL%
1) Strong102236.1
2) Not very strong95833.8
3) Somewhat strong28510.1
4) No religion40114.2
8) Don't know281.0
9) No answer1384.9
TOTAL2832100.0
133) Do you believe there is a life after death? (POSTLIFE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes168771.2
2) No37916.0
8) Undecided28111.9
9) No Answer220.9
Missing463 
TOTAL2369100.0
134) About how often do you pray? (PRAY)
TOTAL%
1) Several times a day35524.6
2) Once a day42629.5
3) Several times a week20214.0
4) Once a week1087.5
5) Less than once a week31321.7
6) Never241.7
8) Don't know30.2
9) No answer141.0
Missing1387 
TOTAL1445100.0
135) There are many different ways of picturing God. Place God: From (1) Mother; to (7) Father. (MAPA)
TOTAL%
1) Mother 1422.9
2) 2161.1
3) 3302.1
4) 435424.5
5) 51198.2
6) 61399.6
7) Father 768147.1
8) Don't know141.0
9) No answer503.5
Missing1387 
TOTAL1445100.0
136) Place God: From (1) Master; to (7) Spouse (MASTERSP)
TOTAL%
1) Master 161242.4
2) 218012.5
3) 31168.0
4) 431321.7
5) 5372.6
6) 6342.4
7) Spouse 7644.4
8) Don't know251.7
9) No answer644.4
Missing1387 
TOTAL1445100.0
137) Place God: From (1) Judge; to (7) Lover (JUDGELUV)
TOTAL%
1) Judge 148233.4
2) 21359.3
3) 31087.5
4) 442029.1
5) 5563.9
6) 6594.1
7) Lover 71067.3
8) Don't know221.5
9) No answer573.9
Missing1387 
TOTAL1445100.0
138) Place God: From (1) Friend; to (7) King (FRNDKING)
TOTAL%
1) Friend 132222.3
2) 2755.2
3) 3704.8
4) 443029.8
5) 5876.0
6) 6795.5
7) King 731721.9
8) Don't know151.0
9) No answer503.5
Missing1387 
TOTAL1445100.0
139) In what religion were you raised? (RELIG16)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant163757.8
2) Catholic85730.3
3) Jewish531.9
4) None1756.2
5) Other130.5
6) Buddhism60.2
7) Hinduism50.2
8) Other Eastern30.1
9) Moslem/Islam150.5
10) Orthodox-Christian100.4
11) Christian210.7
12) Native American50.2
13) Non-Denominational20.1
98) Don't know30.1
99) No answer271.0
TOTAL2832100.0
140) If Protestant: What specific denomination is that, if any? (DENOM16)
TOTAL%
10) American Baptist Assoc.422.5
11) American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A.140.8
12) National Baptist Convention of America70.4
13) National Baptist Convention, U.S.A., Inc.171.0
14) Southern Baptist Convention27116.3
15) Other Baptist Churches643.8
18) Baptist, don't know which22013.2
20) African Methodist Episcopal Church191.1
21) African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church120.7
22) United Methodist Church21012.6
23) Other Methodist Churches110.7
28) Methodist, don't know which653.9
30) American Luther Church442.6
31) Lutheran Church in America130.8
32) Lutheran Church Missouri Synod513.1
33) Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod140.8
34) Other Lutheran, Churches281.7
35) Evangelical Lutheran161.0
38) Lutheran, don't know which130.8
40) Presbyterian Church in the United States311.9
41) United Presbyterian352.1
42) Other Presbyterian Churches221.3
43) Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)90.5
48) Presbyterian, don't know which271.6
50) Episcopal Church684.1
60) Other25115.1
70) No Denomination given or Non-Denominational Church392.3
98) Don't know30.2
99) No answer482.9
Missing1168 
TOTAL1664100.0
141) Other Protestant denominations (see Note on the ARDA summary page for codes) (OTH16)
TOTAL%
3) 20.7
8) 20.7
10) 20.7
12) 145.0
15) 10.4
20) 10.4
23) 51.8
24) 20.7
31) 155.4
32) 41.4
33) 41.4
35) 259.0
36) 134.7
38) 31.1
40) 176.1
42) 10.4
43) 10.4
44) 31.1
45) 31.1
51) 20.7
52) 20.7
53) 10.4
56) 10.4
57) 10.4
58) 227.9
60) 20.7
61) 10.4
63) 10.4
64) 93.2
65) 93.2
67) 10.4
68) 3111.2
69) 82.9
70) 20.7
71) 31.1
77) 93.2
80) 20.7
81) 103.6
83) 20.7
91) 10.4
97) 10.4
98) 10.4
103) 10.4
121) 10.4
138) 20.7
148) 10.4
150) 10.4
998) 10.4
999) 3111.2
Missing2554 
TOTAL278100.0
142) If Jewish: Were you Orthodox, Conservative, Reform, or none of these? (JEW16)
TOTAL%
1) Orthodox810.0
2) Conservative2227.5
3) Reform1721.3
4) None33.8
8) Don't know11.3
9) No answer2936.3
Missing2752 
TOTAL80100.0
143) Fundamentalism/liberalism of religion respondent raised in (FUND16)
TOTAL%
1) Fundamentalist89031.4
2) Moderate111139.2
3) Liberal68724.3
9) No answer1445.1
TOTAL2832100.0
144) 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) Approve79442.4
2) Disapprove98852.8
8) No opinion854.5
9) No answer40.2
Missing961 
TOTAL1871100.0
145) 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 word72430.6
2) Inspired word116449.1
3) Ancient book38316.2
4) Other251.1
8) Don't know592.5
9) No answer140.6
Missing463 
TOTAL2369100.0
146) 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 evil1255.3
2) 2923.9
3) 31968.3
4) 468729.0
5) 554222.9
6) 638416.2
7) 7- Much goodness30713.0
8) Don't know70.3
9) No answer291.2
Missing463 
TOTAL2369100.0
147) 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 good21314.7
2) 229520.4
3) 327919.3
4) 436825.5
5) 51238.5
6) 6573.9
7) 7-Perverse and corrupt916.3
8) Don't know50.3
9) No answer141.0
Missing1387 
TOTAL1445100.0
148) Do you think there should be laws against marriages between (Negroes/ Blacks/ African-Americans) and whites? (RACMAR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes20410.8
2) No162586.3
8) Don't know502.7
9) No answer30.2
Missing950 
TOTAL1882100.0
149) (Negroes/ Blacks/ African-Americans) shouldn't push themselves where they're not wanted. (RACPUSH)
TOTAL%
1) Agree strongly25613.6
2) Agree slightly47625.3
3) Disagree slightly42622.6
4) Disagree strongly61032.4
8) No opinion1085.7
9) No answer60.3
Missing950 
TOTAL1882100.0
150) 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) Yes174961.8
2) No88731.3
8) Don't know1415.0
9) No answer551.9
TOTAL2832100.0
151) Do you favor or oppose preference in hiring and promotion strongly or not strongly? (AFFRMACT)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly favors1427.6
2) Not strongly favors1176.3
3) Not strongly opposes42522.7
4) Strongly opposes102454.7
8) Don't know1457.7
9) No answer181.0
Missing961 
TOTAL1871100.0
152) 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 strongly78542.0
2) Agree somewhat53828.8
3) Neither agree nor disagree22612.1
4) Disagree somewhat1598.5
5) Disagree strongly1136.0
8) Don't know432.3
9) No answer70.4
Missing961 
TOTAL1871100.0
153) In the past few years, do you think conditions for black people have improved, gotten worse, or stayed about the same? (BLKSIMP)
TOTAL%
1) Improved116762.4
2) Gotten worse945.0
3) Stayed about the same51627.6
8) Don't know884.7
9) No answer60.3
Missing961 
TOTAL1871100.0
154) In general, how close do you feel to Blacks? (CLOSEBLK)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all close1196.3
2) 2864.6
3) 3975.2
4) 4774.1
5) Neither one feeling nor the other79742.3
6) 61387.3
7) 719710.5
8) 8975.2
9) Very close23112.3
98) Don't know281.5
99) No answer150.8
Missing950 
TOTAL1882100.0
155) In general, how close do you feel to Whites? (CLOSEWHT)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all close231.2
2) 2170.9
3) 3291.5
4) 4351.9
5) Neither one feeling nor the other56630.1
6) 61397.4
7) 727014.3
8) 822011.7
9) Very close51727.5
98) Don't know271.4
99) No answer392.1
Missing950 
TOTAL1882100.0
156) 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 happy89131.5
2) Pretty happy157555.6
3) Not too happy34012.0
8) Don't know20.1
9) No answer240.8
TOTAL2832100.0
157) 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 happy85563.5
2) Pretty happy44533.1
3) Not too happy372.7
8) Don't know10.1
9) No answer80.6
Missing1486 
TOTAL1346100.0
158) Would you say your own health, in general, is excellent, good, fair, or poor? (HEALTH)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent87430.9
2) Good134547.5
3) Fair46616.5
4) Poor1364.8
8) Don't know20.1
9) No answer90.3
TOTAL2832100.0
159) In general, do you find life exciting, pretty routine, or dull? (LIFE)
TOTAL%
1) Exciting83844.5
2) Routine91948.8
3) Dull1035.5
8) No opinion160.9
9) No answer60.3
Missing950 
TOTAL1882100.0
160) 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 helpful91147.7
2) Just look out for themselves81542.6
3) Depends1769.2
8) Don't know70.4
9) No answer20.1
Missing921 
TOTAL1911100.0
161) 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 you72537.9
2) Would try to be fair99752.2
3) Depends1678.7
8) Don't know191.0
9) No answer30.2
Missing921 
TOTAL1911100.0
162) 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 trusted88337.4
2) Can't be too careful132656.2
3) Depends1375.8
8) Don't know70.3
9) No answer50.2
Missing474 
TOTAL2358100.0
163) Confidence? Banks and financial institutions. (CONFINAN)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal49025.6
2) Only some106855.9
3) Hardly any30616.0
8) Don't know432.3
9) No answer40.2
Missing921 
TOTAL1911100.0
164) Confidence? Major companies. (CONBUS)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal50026.2
2) Only some107856.4
3) Hardly any24312.7
8) Don't know874.6
9) No answer30.2
Missing921 
TOTAL1911100.0
165) Confidence? Organized religion. (CONCLERG)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal51226.8
2) Only some97451.0
3) Hardly any35818.7
8) Don't know613.2
9) No answer60.3
Missing921 
TOTAL1911100.0
166) Confidence? Education. (CONEDUC)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal51126.7
2) Only some105555.2
3) Hardly any31516.5
8) Don't know231.2
9) No answer70.4
Missing921 
TOTAL1911100.0
167) Confidence? Executive branch of the federal government. (CONFED)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal26513.9
2) Only some90947.6
3) Hardly any67135.1
8) Don't know603.1
9) No answer60.3
Missing921 
TOTAL1911100.0
168) CONFIDENCE? Organized labor. (CONLABOR)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal21011.0
2) Only some98651.6
3) Hardly any55629.1
8) Don't know1558.1
9) No answer40.2
Missing921 
TOTAL1911100.0
169) Confidence? Press. (CONPRESS)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal1769.2
2) Only some87845.9
3) Hardly any80842.3
8) Don't know462.4
9) No answer30.2
Missing921 
TOTAL1911100.0
170) Confidence? Medicine. (CONMEDIC)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal84444.2
2) Only some86445.2
3) Hardly any1678.7
8) Don't know301.6
9) No answer60.3
Missing921 
TOTAL1911100.0
171) Confidence? TV (CONTV)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal19610.3
2) Only some93649.0
3) Hardly any74438.9
8) Don't know311.6
9) No answer40.2
Missing921 
TOTAL1911100.0
172) Confidence? U.S. Supreme Court. (CONJUDGE)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal59231.0
2) Only some95049.7
3) Hardly any26714.0
8) Don't know965.0
9) No answer60.3
Missing921 
TOTAL1911100.0
173) Confidence? Scientific Community. (CONSCI)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal75639.6
2) Only some85544.7
3) Hardly any1497.8
8) Don't know1457.6
9) No answer60.3
Missing921 
TOTAL1911100.0
174) Confidence? Congress. (CONLEGIS)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal20010.5
2) Only some107156.0
3) Hardly any57129.9
8) Don't know623.2
9) No answer70.4
Missing921 
TOTAL1911100.0
175) Confidence? Military. (CONARMY)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal68936.1
2) Only Some92748.5
3) Hardly any23712.4
8) Don't know532.8
9) No answer50.3
Missing921 
TOTAL1911100.0
176) Importance of learned quality for a child: A. To obey (OBEY)
TOTAL%
1) First35518.6
2) Second23712.4
3) Third32016.7
4) Fourth68035.6
5) Fifth28815.1
9) No answer311.6
Missing921 
TOTAL1911100.0
177) Importance of learned quality for a child: B. To be well-liked or popular (POPULAR)
TOTAL%
1) First191.0
2) Second412.1
3) Third663.5
4) Fourth33017.3
5) Fifth142474.5
9) No answer311.6
Missing921 
TOTAL1911100.0
178) Importance of learned quality for a child: C. To think for himself or herself (THNKSELF)
TOTAL%
1) First92848.6
2) Second34418.0
3) Third26013.6
4) Fourth25713.4
5) Fifth914.8
9) No answer311.6
Missing921 
TOTAL1911100.0
179) Importance of learned quality for a child: D. To work hard (WORKHARD)
TOTAL%
1) First32517.0
2) Second69136.2
3) Third59831.3
4) Fourth23812.5
5) Fifth281.5
9) No answer311.6
Missing921 
TOTAL1911100.0
180) Importance of learned quality for a child: E. To help others when they need help (HELPOTH)
TOTAL%
1) First25313.2
2) Second56729.7
3) Third63633.3
4) Fourth37519.6
5) Fifth492.6
9) No answer311.6
Missing921 
TOTAL1911100.0
181) How often: Spend a social evening with relatives? (SOCREL)
TOTAL%
1) Almost every day1508.0
2) Once or twice a week50527.0
3) Several times a month31616.9
4) About once a month32617.4
5) Several times a year35218.8
6) About once a year1397.4
7) Never764.1
8) Don't know30.2
9) No answer40.2
Missing961 
TOTAL1871100.0
182) How often: Spend a social evening with someone who lives in your neighborhood? (SOCOMMUN)
TOTAL%
1) Almost every day985.2
2) Once or twice a week29916.0
3) Several times a month19610.5
4) About once a month29215.6
5) Several times a year26113.9
6) About once a year19310.3
7) Never52328.0
8) Don't know60.3
9) No answer30.2
Missing961 
TOTAL1871100.0
183) How often: Spend a social evening with friends who live outside the neighborhood? (SOCFREND)
TOTAL%
1) Almost every day643.4
2) Once or twice a week34718.5
3) Several times a month39921.3
4) About once a month38320.5
5) Several times a year37920.3
6) About once a year1266.7
7) Never1588.4
8) Don't know100.5
9) No answer50.3
Missing961 
TOTAL1871100.0
184) How often: Go to a bar or tavern? (SOCBAR)
TOTAL%
1) Almost every day261.4
2) Once or twice a week1256.7
3) Several times a month1246.6
4) About once a month19910.6
5) Several times a year23212.4
6) About once a year23912.8
7) Never91649.0
8) Don't know30.2
9) No answer70.4
Missing961 
TOTAL1871100.0
185) As you know, many older people share a home with their grown children. Do you think this is generally a good idea or a bad idea? (AGED)
TOTAL%
1) A good idea85344.6
2) Bad idea65834.4
3) Depends37119.4
8) Don't know231.2
9) No answer60.3
Missing921 
TOTAL1911100.0
186) 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 likely463.6
2) Fairly likely534.2
3) Not too likely32725.9
4) Not at all likely80663.9
8) Don't know201.6
9) No answer90.7
Missing1571 
TOTAL1261100.0
187) 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 easy37629.8
2) Somewhat easy43734.7
3) Not easy at all40832.4
8) Don't know282.2
9) No answer121.0
Missing1571 
TOTAL1261100.0
188) 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 satisfied106746.3
2) Moderately satisfied85136.9
3) A little dissatisfied2239.7
4) Very dissatisfied753.3
8) Don't know70.3
9) No answer823.6
Missing527 
TOTAL2305100.0
189) 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 work89468.3
2) Stop working39129.9
8) Don't know181.4
9) No answer50.4
Missing1524 
TOTAL1308100.0
190) If you were asked to use one of four names for your social class, which would you say you belong in: the lower class, the working class, the middle class, or the upper class? (CLASS)
TOTAL%
1) Lower class1535.4
2) Working class127044.8
3) Middle class129245.6
4) Upper class1023.6
8) Don't know40.1
9) No answer110.4
TOTAL2832100.0
191) 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 satisfied84930.0
2) More or less satisfied125544.3
3) Not satisfied at all72025.4
8) Don't know50.2
9) No answer30.1
TOTAL2832100.0
192) During the last few years, has your financial situation been getting better, worse or has it stayed the same? (FINALTER)
TOTAL%
1) Getting better126344.6
2) Getting worse44315.6
3) The same110338.9
8) Don't know140.5
9) No answer90.3
TOTAL2832100.0
193) 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 average1685.9
2) Below average63922.6
3) Average132246.7
4) Above average59521.0
5) Far above average642.3
8) Don't know391.4
9) No answer50.2
TOTAL2832100.0
194) 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) Yes112280.3
2) No25017.9
8) Don't know30.2
9) No answer221.6
Missing1435 
TOTAL1397100.0
195) If Yes: Does that person have a supervisor on the job to whom he is directly responsible? (WKSUBS)
TOTAL%
3) Yes86675.7
4) No23320.4
8) Don't know131.1
9) No answer322.8
Missing1688 
TOTAL1144100.0
196) In your (spouse's) job, (do you, does he, she) supervise anyone who is directly responsible to (you, him, her)? (WKSUP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes56440.4
2) No78055.8
8) Don't know80.6
9) No answer453.2
Missing1435 
TOTAL1397100.0
197) If yes: Do any of those persons supervise anyone else? (WKSUPS)
TOTAL%
3) Yes20433.6
4) No34857.2
8) Don't know61.0
9) No answer508.2
Missing2224 
TOTAL608100.0
198) 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) Yes58030.4
2) No131668.9
8) Don't know10.1
9) No answer140.7
Missing921 
TOTAL1911100.0
199) Do you (or your [spouse]) belong to a labor union? (Who?) (UNION)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, respondent belongs1899.9
2) Yes, spouse belongs804.2
3) Yes, both belong482.5
4) No, neither belong157782.5
8) Don't know20.1
9) No answer150.8
Missing921 
TOTAL1911100.0
200) 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 important124766.3
2) Hard work, luck equally important41722.2
3) Luck most important19510.4
8) Don't know130.7
9) No answer100.5
Missing950 
TOTAL1882100.0
201) 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 better62632.8
2) Somewhat better58930.8
3) About the same40821.4
4) Somewhat worse19910.4
5) Much worse573.0
8) Don't know311.6
9) No answer10.1
Missing921 
TOTAL1911100.0
202) 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 better41521.7
2) Somewhat better60831.8
3) About the same36719.2
4) Somewhat worse1729.0
5) Much worse603.1
6) No children20410.7
8) Don't know804.2
9) No answer50.3
Missing921 
TOTAL1911100.0
203) 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) Agree28015.0
2) Disagree153482.0
8) Not sure502.7
9) No answer70.4
Missing961 
TOTAL1871100.0
204) 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) Approve151080.7
2) Disapprove32717.5
8) Don't know271.4
9) No answer70.4
Missing961 
TOTAL1871100.0
205) If your party nominated a woman for President, would you vote for her if she were qualified for the job? (FEPRES)
TOTAL%
1) Yes168790.2
2) No1166.2
8) Don't know633.4
9) No answer50.3
Missing961 
TOTAL1871100.0
206) Do you agree or disagree with this statement: Most men are better suited emotionally for politics than are most women. (FEPOL)
TOTAL%
1) Agree40521.6
2) Disagree134271.7
8) Not sure1166.2
9) No answer80.4
Missing961 
TOTAL1871100.0
207) Legal abortion: If there is a strong chance of serious defect in the baby? (ABDEFECT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes141575.2
2) No38520.5
8) Don't know794.2
9) No answer30.2
Missing950 
TOTAL1882100.0
208) Legal abortion: If she is married and does not want any more children? (ABNOMORE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes75840.3
2) No103354.9
8) Don't know864.6
9) No answer50.3
Missing950 
TOTAL1882100.0
209) Legal abortion: If the woman's own health is seriously endangered by the pregnancy? (ABHLTH)
TOTAL%
1) Yes157883.8
2) No21811.6
8) Don't know834.4
9) No answer30.2
Missing950 
TOTAL1882100.0
210) Legal abortion: If the family has a very low income and cannot afford any more children? (ABPOOR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes78941.9
2) No99452.8
8) Don't know955.0
9) No answer40.2
Missing950 
TOTAL1882100.0
211) Legal abortion: If she became pregnant as a result of rape? (ABRAPE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes143976.5
2) No35719.0
8) Don't know834.4
9) No answer30.2
Missing950 
TOTAL1882100.0
212) Legal abortion: If she is not married and does not want to marry the man? (ABSINGLE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes75740.2
2) No103354.9
8) Don't know874.6
9) No answer50.3
Missing950 
TOTAL1882100.0
213) Legal abortion: If the women wants it for any reason? (ABANY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes72838.7
2) No105055.8
8) Don't know985.2
9) No answer60.3
Missing950 
TOTAL1882100.0
214) What do you think is the ideal number of children for a family to have? (CHLDIDEL)
TOTAL%
0) None251.3
1) One492.6
2) Two100553.7
3) Three36519.5
4) Four1638.7
5) Five170.9
6) Six110.6
7) Seven or more80.4
8) As many as you want1578.4
9) No answer, Don't know713.8
Missing961 
TOTAL1871100.0
215) 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 agree48826.1
2) Agree55229.5
3) Disagree38020.3
4) Strongly disagree38120.4
8) Don't know673.6
9) No answer30.2
Missing961 
TOTAL1871100.0
216) Would you be for or against sex education in the public schools? (SEXEDUC)
TOTAL%
1) For158584.7
2) Against23612.6
8) Don't know422.2
9) No answer80.4
Missing961 
TOTAL1871100.0
217) Should divorce in this country be easier or more difficult to obtain than it is now? (DIVLAW)
TOTAL%
1) Easier42822.9
2) More difficult96751.7
3) Stay as is35118.8
8) Don't know1226.5
9) No answer30.2
Missing961 
TOTAL1871100.0
218) 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 wrong47625.4
2) Almost always wrong1668.9
3) Wrong only sometimes37820.2
4) Not wrong at all78441.9
8) Don't know653.5
9) No answer20.1
Missing961 
TOTAL1871100.0
219) 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 wrong131870.4
2) Almost always wrong29916.0
3) Wrong only sometimes1578.4
4) Not wrong at all643.4
8) Don't know301.6
9) No answer30.2
Missing961 
TOTAL1871100.0
220) 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 wrong146677.9
2) Almost always wrong23112.3
3) Wrong only sometimes1075.7
4) Not wrong at all442.3
8) Don't know291.5
9) No answer50.3
Missing950 
TOTAL1882100.0
221) 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 wrong101754.0
2) Almost always wrong1005.3
3) Wrong only sometimes1216.4
4) Not wrong at all51527.4
8) Don't know1216.4
9) No answer80.4
Missing950 
TOTAL1882100.0
222) Choose: 1) There should be laws against the distribution of pornography whatever the age; 2) There should be laws against the distribution of pornography to persons under 18; or 3) There should be no laws forbidding the distribution of pornography. (PORNLAW)
TOTAL%
1) There should be laws against the distribution of pornography whatever the age.72037.7
2) There should be laws against the distribution of pornography to persons under 18.109457.2
3) There should be no laws forbidding the distribution of pornography.733.8
8) Don't know191.0
9) No answer50.3
Missing921 
TOTAL1911100.0
223) Have you seen an X-rated movie in the last year? (XMOVIE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes45223.7
2) No144475.6
8) Don't Know110.6
9) No Answer40.2
Missing921 
TOTAL1911100.0
224) 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 agree48626.0
2) Agree88047.0
3) Disagree33618.0
4) Strongly disagree1337.1
8) Don't know341.8
9) No answer20.1
Missing961 
TOTAL1871100.0
225) 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) Yes125967.3
2) No49926.7
8) Don't know1065.7
9) No answer70.4
Missing961 
TOTAL1871100.0
226) Person has right to end own life if this person has an incurable disease? (SUICIDE1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes113260.5
2) No64434.4
8) Don't know914.9
9) No answer40.2
Missing961 
TOTAL1871100.0
227) Person has right to end own life if this person has gone bankrupt? (SUICIDE2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1809.6
2) No165388.3
8) Don't know341.8
9) No answer40.2
Missing961 
TOTAL1871100.0
228) Person has right to end own life if this person has dishonored his or her family? (SUICIDE3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1809.6
2) No164587.9
8) Don't know402.1
9) No answer60.3
Missing961 
TOTAL1871100.0
229) Person has right to end own life if this person is tired of living and ready to die? (SUICIDE4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes30116.1
2) No149379.8
8) Don't know723.8
9) No answer50.3
Missing961 
TOTAL1871100.0
230) Are there any situations you can imagine in which you would approve of a policeman striking an adult male citizen? (POLHITOK)
TOTAL%
1) Yes124665.2
2) No57430.0
8) Not sure824.3
9) No answer90.5
Missing921 
TOTAL1911100.0
231) Approve policeman striking citizen who: had said vulgar and obscene things to the policeman? (POLABUSE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1256.5
2) No175091.6
8) Not sure311.6
9) No answer50.3
Missing921 
TOTAL1911100.0
232) Approve policeman striking citizen who: was being questioned as a suspect in a murder case? (POLMURDR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1075.6
2) No176692.4
8) Not sure331.7
9) No answer50.3
Missing921 
TOTAL1911100.0
233) Approve of policeman striking citizen who: was attempting to escape from custody? (POLESCAP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes129267.6
2) No51827.1
8) Not sure955.0
9) No answer60.3
Missing921 
TOTAL1911100.0
234) Approve of policeman striking citizen who: was attacking the policeman with his fists? (POLATTAK)
TOTAL%
1) Yes171389.6
2) No1507.8
8) Not sure432.3
9) No answer50.3
Missing921 
TOTAL1911100.0
235) 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) Yes77241.0
2) No107957.3
8) Don't know281.5
9) No answer30.2
Missing950 
TOTAL1882100.0
236) Do you happen to have in your home (if house: or garage) any guns or revolvers? (OWNGUN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes65434.8
2) No121564.6
3) Refused60.3
8) Don't know10.1
9) No answer60.3
Missing950 
TOTAL1882100.0
237) If yes (own gun?): Is it a pistol, shotgun, rifle, or what? (Each coded as separate question) (PISTOL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes36619.5
2) No150079.7
3) Refused60.3
9) No answer90.5
Missing951 
TOTAL1881100.0
238) Own gun?: Is it a shotgun? (SHOTGUN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes38920.7
2) No147778.5
3) Refused60.3
9) No answer90.5
Missing951 
TOTAL1881100.0
239) Own gun?: Is it a rifle? (RIFLE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes39020.7
2) No147678.5
3) Refused60.3
9) No answer90.5
Missing951 
TOTAL1881100.0
240) Do any of these guns personally belong to you? (ROWNGUN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes42764.1
2) No22233.3
3) Refused60.9
9) No answer111.7
Missing2166 
TOTAL666100.0
241) Do you (or does your husband/wife) go hunting? (HUNT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, respondent does21511.4
2) Yes, spouse does945.0
3) Yes, both do281.5
4) No, neither R nor spouse hunts154081.8
9) No answer50.3
Missing950 
TOTAL1882100.0
242) 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 day80543.0
2) A few times a week42022.4
3) Once a week29415.7
4) Less than once a week20210.8
5) Never1498.0
9) No answer10.1
Missing961 
TOTAL1871100.0
243) On the average day, about how many hours do you personally watch television? (TVHOURS)
TOTAL%
0) 01195.0
1) 149921.1
2) 264227.1
3) 339916.8
4) 431813.4
5) 51576.6
6) 6893.8
7) 7180.8
8) 8472.0
9) 970.3
10) 10170.7
11) 1130.1
12) 1260.3
13) 1310.0
14) 1410.0
15) 1570.3
18) 1820.1
20) 2040.2
21) 2110.0
98) Don't know60.3
99) No answer261.1
Missing463 
TOTAL2369100.0
244) 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 number1144.0
2) Refused phone number1144.0
3) Is the phone located in your own home? Yes251688.8
4) Is the phone located in your own home? No772.7
5) Location not given50.2
9) No answer60.2
TOTAL2832100.0
245) In general, what was the respondent's attitude toward the interview? (COOP)
TOTAL%
1) Friendly and interested194068.5
2) Cooperative but not particularly interest65223.0
3) Impatient and restless1796.3
4) Hostile250.9
8) Don't know20.1
9) No answer341.2
TOTAL2832100.0
246) Was respondent's understanding of the questions good, fair or poor? (COMPREND)
TOTAL%
1) Good237783.9
2) Fair36012.7
3) Poor672.4
8) Don't know20.1
9) No answer260.9
TOTAL2832100.0
247) Form number (FORM)
TOTAL%
1) Standard Form (Form 1)138148.8
2) Variant (Form 2)145151.2
TOTAL2832100.0
248) 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 agree40721.8
2) Agree84144.9
3) Disagree47025.1
4) Strongly disagree1226.5
8) Don't know261.4
9) No answer50.3
Missing961 
TOTAL1871100.0
249) 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 agree442.4
2) Agree30316.2
3) Disagree99953.4
4) Strongly disagree45924.5
8) Don't know542.9
9) No answer120.6
Missing961 
TOTAL1871100.0
250) Agree or disagree?: A preschool child is likely to suffer if his or her mother works. (FEPRESCH)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree1558.3
2) Agree61132.7
3) Disagree86346.1
4) Strongly disagree1809.6
8) Don't know532.8
9) No answer90.5
Missing961 
TOTAL1871100.0
251) 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 agree1306.9
2) Agree50927.2
3) Disagree83644.7
4) Strongly disagree34318.3
8) Don't know432.3
9) No answer100.5
Missing961 
TOTAL1871100.0
252) 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) Yes65535.0
2) No109058.3
8) Don't know1196.4
9) No answer70.4
Missing961 
TOTAL1871100.0
253) On the average (Negroes/Blacks) have worse jobs, income, and housing than white people. Do you think these differences are . . . B. Because most (Negroes/Blacks) have less in-born ability to learn? (RACDIF2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1789.5
2) No161086.1
8) Don't know774.1
9) No answer60.3
Missing961 
TOTAL1871100.0
254) 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) Yes80142.8
2) No97652.2
8) Don't know894.8
9) No answer50.3
Missing961 
TOTAL1871100.0
255) On the average (Negroes/Blacks) have worse jobs, income, and housing than white people. Do you think these differences are . . . D. Because most (Negroes/Blacks) just don't have the motivation or will power to pull themselves up out of poverty? (RACDIF4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes79042.2
2) No91548.9
8) Don't know1578.4
9) No answer90.5
Missing961 
TOTAL1871100.0
256) 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) Government23912.5
2) 224012.6
3) Agree with both81842.8
4) 431616.5
5) People23012.0
8) Don't know623.2
9) No answer60.3
Missing921 
TOTAL1911100.0
257) Scale on how many things the government does: 1) I strongly agree that government should do more; To 2) I strongly agree that the government is doing too much. (HELPNOT)
TOTAL%
1) Government do more20210.6
2) 223112.1
3) Agree with both74939.2
4) 433917.7
5) Government doing too much28214.8
8) Don't know1055.5
9) No answer30.2
Missing921 
TOTAL1911100.0
258) 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 help47324.8
2) 242322.1
3) Agree with both61031.9
4) 41859.7
5) People take care1588.3
8) Don't know562.9
9) No answer60.3
Missing921 
TOTAL1911100.0
259) 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 help1246.5
2) 219410.2
3) Agree with both59130.9
4) 439920.9
5) No special treatment52627.5
8) Don't know703.7
9) No answer70.4
Missing921 
TOTAL1911100.0
260) When you were growing up, did you attend Sunday school or religious instruction classes regularly, most of the time, some of the time, or never? (SUNSCH16)
TOTAL%
1) Regularly78154.0
2) Most of the times18612.9
3) Some of the times28419.7
4) Never1379.5
5) Attend parochial school483.3
9) No answer90.6
Missing1387 
TOTAL1445100.0
261) About how much time per week, in hours and minutes, do you normally spend watching religious shows on television?\ (In hours) (TVRELIG)
TOTAL%
0) 101370.1
1) 40.3
2) 110.8
3) 70.5
5) 604.2
6) 10.1
7) 60.4
10) 16811.6
15) 161.1
20) 755.2
22) 10.1
25) 90.6
30) 231.6
35) 10.1
40) 100.7
41) 10.1
50) 80.6
60) 20.1
70) 50.3
80) 10.1
90) 10.1
100) 60.4
120) 40.3
125) 10.1
140) 10.1
180) 10.1
280) 10.1
999) 80.6
Missing1387 
TOTAL1445100.0
262) 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 believe403.1
2) Don't know, no way to find out604.7
3) Higher power1219.4
4) Believe sometimes584.5
5) Believe with doubts18114.1
6) No doubts77560.4
8) Don't know10.1
9) No answer483.7
Missing1548 
TOTAL1284100.0
263) Would you say you have been 'born again' or have had a 'born again' experience -- that is, a turning point in your life when you committed yourself to Christ? (REBORN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes53537.0
2) No89261.7
8) Don't know50.3
9) No answer130.9
Missing1387 
TOTAL1445100.0
264) Have you ever tried to encourage someone to believe in Jesus Christ or to accept Jesus Christ as his or her savior? (SAVESOUL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes61642.6
2) No81356.3
8) Don't know10.1
9) No answer151.0
Missing1387 
TOTAL1445100.0
265) How often have you read the Bible in the last year? (READWORD)
TOTAL%
1) Several times a day372.6
2) Once a day1168.0
3) Several times a week1439.9
4) Once a week1329.1
5) Less than once a week40628.1
6) Not read60241.7
9) No answer90.6
Missing1387 
TOTAL1445100.0
266) What makes good Christian or Jew from 1 (very important) to 5 (not very important). To attend regularly religious service at church or synagogue. (GOCHURCH)
TOTAL%
1) Very important42829.6
2) 218312.7
3) 329220.2
4) 415810.9
5) Not very important34523.9
8) Don't know271.9
9) No answer120.8
Missing1387 
TOTAL1445100.0
267) Good Christian or Jew: To believe in God without question or doubt. (BELIEVE)
TOTAL%
1) Very important84158.2
2) 221214.7
3) 317211.9
4) 4674.6
5) Not very important1208.3
8) Don't know211.5
9) No answer120.8
Missing1387 
TOTAL1445100.0
268) Good Christian or Jew: To follow faithfully the teachings of their church or synagogue. (FOLLOW)
TOTAL%
1) Very important45731.6
2) 229520.4
3) 333623.3
4) 41278.8
5) Not very important19013.1
8) Don't know281.9
9) No answer120.8
Missing1387 
TOTAL1445100.0
269) Good Christian or Jew: To follow one's conscience even if it means going against what the churches or synagogues say and do. (GOOWNWAY)
TOTAL%
1) Very important57639.9
2) 223416.2
3) 331321.7
4) 4926.4
5) Not very important1379.5
8) Don't know785.4
9) No answer151.0
Missing1387 
TOTAL1445100.0
270) How often have these problems caused doubts about your religious faith -- often, sometimes, or never. Evil in the world (DOUBTS1)
TOTAL%
1) Often17111.8
2) Sometimes47632.9
3) Never75051.9
8) Don't know372.6
9) No answer110.8
Missing1387 
TOTAL1445100.0
271) How often have these problems caused doubts about your religious faith -- often, sometimes, or never. Personal suffering (DOUBTS2)
TOTAL%
1) Often1268.7
2) Sometimes52736.5
3) Never74351.4
8) Don't know372.6
9) No answer120.8
Missing1387 
TOTAL1445100.0
272) How often have these events strengthened your religious faith -- often, sometimes, or never. Death in the family (FAITH1)
TOTAL%
1) Often42129.1
2) Sometimes46332.0
3) Never47332.7
8) Don't know745.1
9) No answer141.0
Missing1387 
TOTAL1445100.0
273) How often have these events strengthened your religious faith -- often, sometimes, or never. Birth of a child (FAITH2)
TOTAL%
1) Often59641.2
2) Sometimes38426.6
3) Never38726.8
8) Don't know634.4
9) No answer151.0
Missing1387 
TOTAL1445100.0
274) Who are your good friends? Is (First Person Named) a member of your congregation? (FRNDCON1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes30221.9
2) No75554.8
3) R doesn't belong to any congregation26118.9
4) Friend, No Inf10.1
8) Don't Know20.1
9) No answer574.1
Missing1454 
TOTAL1378100.0
275) Who are your good friends? Is (Second Person Named) a member of your congregation? (FRNDCON2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes24320.1
2) No66855.2
3) R doesn't belong to any congregation22718.7
4) Friend, No Inf30.2
8) Don't know131.1
9) No answer574.7
Missing1621 
TOTAL1211100.0
276) Who are your good friends? Is (Third Person Named) a member of your congregation? (FRNDCON3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes17718.1
2) No54655.8
3) R doesn't belong to any congregation17918.3
4) Friend, No Inf30.3
8) Don't know171.7
9) No answer575.8
Missing1853 
TOTAL979100.0
277) Who are your good friends? Is (Fourth person named) a member of your congregation? (FRNDCON4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes14117.9
2) No42754.3
3) R doesn't belong to any congregation14818.8
4) Friend, No Inf30.4
8) Don't know101.3
9) No answer577.3
Missing2046 
TOTAL786100.0
278) Who are your good friends? Is (Fifth person named) a member of your congregation? (FRNDCON5)
TOTAL%
1) Yes11618.7
2) No31550.9
3) R doesn't belong to any congregation12019.4
4) Friend, No Inf10.2
8) Don't know91.5
9) No answer589.4
Missing2213 
TOTAL619100.0
279) What is religious preference of first friend? Is it Protestant, Catholic, Jewish, some other religion, or no religion? (FRNDREL1)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant37134.5
2) Catholic22220.7
3) Jewish252.3
4) None11710.9
5) Other393.6
8) Don't know22520.9
9) No answer757.0
Missing1758 
TOTAL1074100.0
280) What is religious preference of second friend? Is it Protestant, Catholic, Jewish, some other religion, or no religion? (FRNDREL2)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant30832.3
2) Catholic21922.9
3) Jewish181.9
4) None929.6
5) Other282.9
8) Don't know20421.4
9) No answer869.0
Missing1877 
TOTAL955100.0
281) What is religious preference of third person? Is it Protestant, Catholic, Jewish, some other religion, or no religion? (FRNDREL3)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant27434.9
2) Catholic15019.1
3) Jewish192.4
4) None719.0
5) Other334.2
8) Don't know16120.5
9) No answer779.8
Missing2047 
TOTAL785100.0
282) What is religious preference of fourth person? Is it Protestant, Catholic, Jewish, some other religion, or no religion? (FRNDREL4)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant20131.7
2) Catholic12720.0
3) Jewish162.5
4) None528.2
5) Other314.9
8) Don't know13220.8
9) No answer7612.0
Missing2197 
TOTAL635100.0
283) What is religious preference of fifth person? Is it Protestant, Catholic, Jewish, some other religion, or no religion? (FRNDREL5)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant13527.3
2) Catholic10421.1
3) Jewish102.0
4) None479.5
5) Other214.3
8) Don't know10521.3
9) No answer7214.6
Missing2338 
TOTAL494100.0
284) If friend Protestant: What specific denomination is that, if any? Denomination of First Person. (FRNDDEN1)
TOTAL%
10) American Baptist Association81.8
11) American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A10.2
12) National Baptist Convention of America30.7
13) National Baptist Convention, U.S.A., Inc.20.4
14) Southern Baptist Convention439.6
15) Other Baptist Churches132.9
18) Baptist, Don't know which6113.7
20) African Methodist Episcopal Church30.7
21) African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church10.2
22) United Methodist Church214.7
23) Other Methodist Churches20.4
28) Methodist, Don't know which122.7
30) American Lutheran Church61.3
31) Lutheran Church in America20.4
32) Lutheran Church Missouri Synod92.0
34) Other Lutheran Churches40.9
35) Evangelical Lutheran10.2
38) Lutheran, Don't know which173.8
40) Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A10.2
41) United Presbyterian Churches10.2
42) Other Presbyterian Churches10.2
43) Presbyterian U.S.A10.2
48) Presbyterian, don't know153.4
50) Episcopal Church92.0
60) Other5011.2
70) No denomination given or Non-Denominational Church5111.4
98) Don't know30.7
99) No answer10523.5
Missing2386 
TOTAL446100.0
285) If friend Protestant: What specific denomination is that, if any? Denomination of Second Person (FRNDDEN2)
TOTAL%
10) American Baptist Association51.3
11) American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A20.5
12) National Baptist Convention of America20.5
14) Southern Baptist Convention4110.4
15) Other Baptist Churches71.8
18) Baptist, don't know which4110.4
20) African Methodist Episcopal Church30.8
22) United Methodist Church174.3
23) Other Methodist Churches20.5
28) Methodist, don't know which92.3
30) American Lutheran Church102.5
32) Lutheran Church Missouri Synod61.5
34) Other Lutheran Churches30.8
35) Evangelical Lutheran20.5
38) Lutheran, don't know which123.0
40) Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A10.3
41) United Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A10.3
42) Other Presbyterian Churches20.5
43) Presbyterian U.S.A10.3
48) Presbyterian, don't know which30.8
50) Episcopal Church164.1
60) Other307.6
70) No denomination given or Non-Denominational Church5714.5
98) Don't know61.5
99) No answer11529.2
Missing2438 
TOTAL394100.0
286) If friend Protestant: What specific denomination is that, if any? Denomination of Third Person (FRNDDEN3)
TOTAL%
10) American Baptist Association82.3
11) American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A30.9
12) National Baptist Convention of America10.3
13) National Baptist Convention, U.S.A., Inc.10.3
14) Southern Baptist Convention329.1
15) Other Baptist Churches51.4
18) Baptist, don't know which257.1
22) United Methodist Church174.8
23) Other Methodist Churches41.1
28) Methodist, don't know which102.8
30) American Lutheran Church61.7
32) Lutheran Church Missouri Synod72.0
34) Other Lutheran Churches41.1
35) Evangelical Lutheran20.6
38) Lutheran, don't know which61.7
40) Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A10.3
41) United Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A20.6
42) Other Presbyterian Churches20.6
48) Presbyterian, don't know which82.3
50) Episcopal Church123.4
60) Other3810.8
70) No denomination given or Non-Denominational Church4512.8
98) Don't know41.1
99) No answer10830.8
Missing2481 
TOTAL351100.0
287) If friend Protestant: What specific denomination is that, if any? Denomination of Fourth person: (FRNDDEN4)
TOTAL%
10) American Baptist Association31.1
11) American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A10.4
13) National Baptist Convention, U.S.A., Inc.10.4
14) Southern Baptist Convention227.9
15) Other Baptist Churches20.7
18) Baptist don't know which227.9
22) United Methodist Church93.2
23) Other Methodist Churches20.7
28) Methodist, don't know which41.4
30) American Lutheran Church62.2
31) Lutheran Church in America10.4
32) Lutheran Church Missouri Synod41.4
33) Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod31.1
34) Other Lutheran Churches62.2
38) Lutheran, don't know which72.5
41) United Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A20.7
42) Other Presbyterian Churches31.1
43) Presbyterian U.S.A10.4
48) Presbyterian, don't know which51.8
50) Episcopal Church72.5
60) Other2910.5
70) No denomination given or Non-Denominational Church3914.1
98) Don't know20.7
99) No answer9634.7
Missing2555 
TOTAL277100.0
288) If friend Protestant: What specific denomination is that, if any? Denomination of Fifth person (FRNDDEN5)
TOTAL%
10) American Baptist Association52.4
11) American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A10.5
14) Southern Baptist Convention125.8
15) Other Baptist Churches41.9
18) Baptist don't know which167.7
20) African Methodist Episcopal Church10.5
22) United Methodist Church31.4
23) Other Methodist Churches10.5
28) Methodist, don't know which52.4
30) American Lutheran Church31.4
31) Lutheran Church in America10.5
32) Lutheran Church Missouri Synod10.5
33) Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod10.5
34) Other Lutheran Churches31.4
38) Lutheran, don't know which10.5
40) Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A10.5
41) United Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A21.0
43) Presbyterian U.S.A21.0
48) Presbyterian, don't know which10.5
50) Episcopal Church94.3
60) Other146.8
70) No denomination given or Non-Denominational Church3416.4
98) Don't know31.4
99) No answer8340.1
Missing2625 
TOTAL207100.0
289) If friend other, specify denomination of First Person (see Note on the ARDA summary page for codes) (FRNDOTH1)
TOTAL%
3) 21.3
12) 10.6
24) 10.6
31) 74.5
33) 10.6
35) 31.9
36) 42.6
40) 10.6
42) 10.6
44) 21.3
47) 10.6
56) 21.3
58) 42.6
64) 53.2
67) 10.6
68) 21.3
69) 10.6
77) 21.3
80) 10.6
81) 10.6
110) 10.6
998) 53.2
999) 10668.4
Missing2677 
TOTAL155100.0
290) If friend other, specify denomination of second person (see Note on the ARDA summary page for codes) (FRNDOTH2)
TOTAL%
12) 21.4
25) 10.7
26) 10.7
31) 32.1
35) 32.1
36) 21.4
40) 10.7
45) 10.7
56) 32.1
58) 10.7
65) 10.7
68) 10.7
80) 10.7
81) 10.7
102) 10.7
150) 10.7
998) 53.4
999) 11680.0
Missing2687 
TOTAL145100.0
291) If friend other, specify denomination of Third Person (see Note on the ARDA summary page for codes) (FRNDOTH3)
TOTAL%
12) 32.1
31) 32.1
33) 10.7
35) 42.7
40) 10.7
56) 42.7
58) 10.7
63) 10.7
68) 32.1
69) 21.4
77) 10.7
80) 10.7
81) 10.7
97) 10.7
99) 10.7
103) 10.7
138) 10.7
149) 10.7
150) 10.7
998) 42.7
999) 11075.3
Missing2686 
TOTAL146100.0
292) If friend other, specify denomination of fourth person (see Note on the ARDA summary page for codes) (FRNDOTH4)
TOTAL%
3) 10.8
31) 10.8
33) 10.8
35) 21.6
36) 10.8
40) 10.8
56) 10.8
58) 43.3
64) 10.8
68) 32.5
69) 10.8
70) 10.8
77) 21.6
138) 10.8
150) 10.8
998) 43.3
999) 9678.7
Missing2710 
TOTAL122100.0
293) If friend other specify denomination of fifth person (see Note on the ARDA summary page for codes) (FRNDOTH5)
TOTAL%
20) 11.0
31) 22.1
33) 11.0
35) 11.0
40) 11.0
56) 22.1
64) 11.0
69) 11.0
80) 11.0
97) 11.0
103) 11.0
147) 11.0
999) 8385.6
Missing2735 
TOTAL97100.0
294) Friend's religion: First person's fundamentalism/liberalism (FRNDFND1)
TOTAL%
1) Fundamentalist16812.2
2) Moderate32223.4
3) Liberal20514.9
9) No answer68349.6
Missing1454 
TOTAL1378100.0
295) Friend's religion: Second person's fundamentalism/liberalism (FRNDFND2)
TOTAL%
1) Fundamentalist1209.9
2) Moderate31626.1
3) Liberal16013.2
9) No answer61550.8
Missing1621 
TOTAL1211100.0
296) Friend's religion: Third person's fundamentalism/liberalism (FRNDFND3)
TOTAL%
1) Fundamentalist10510.7
2) Moderate22422.9
3) Liberal14214.5
9) No answer50851.9
Missing1853 
TOTAL979100.0
297) Friend's religion: Fourth person's fundamentalism/liberalism (FRNDFND4)
TOTAL%
1) Fundamentalist789.9
2) Moderate19024.2
3) Liberal9812.5
9) No answer42053.4
Missing2046 
TOTAL786100.0
298) FRIEND'S RELIGION: Fifth person's Fundamentalism/Liberalism (FRNDFND5)
TOTAL%
1) Fundamentalist497.9
2) Moderate15224.6
3) Liberal8113.1
9) No answer33754.4
Missing2213 
TOTAL619100.0
299) Race of first friend (FRNDRAC1)
TOTAL%
1) Asian372.7
2) Black17212.5
3) Hispanic896.5
4) White97971.0
5) Other231.7
8) Don't know10.1
9) No answer775.6
Missing1454 
TOTAL1378100.0
300) Race of second friend (FRNDRAC2)
TOTAL%
1) Asian332.7
2) Black13010.7
3) Hispanic635.2
4) White89173.6
5) Other221.8
9) No answer725.9
Missing1621 
TOTAL1211100.0
301) Race of third friend (FRNDRAC3)
TOTAL%
1) Asian212.1
2) Black10410.6
3) Hispanic464.7
4) White72373.9
5) Other161.6
8) Don't know10.1
9) No answer686.9
Missing1853 
TOTAL979100.0
302) Race of fourth friend (FRNDRAC4)
TOTAL%
1) Asian232.9
2) Black8210.4
3) Hispanic364.6
4) White56972.4
5) Other101.3
9) No answer668.4
Missing2046 
TOTAL786100.0
303) Race of fifth friend (FRNDRAC5)
TOTAL%
1) Asian142.3
2) Black497.9
3) Hispanic345.5
4) White45373.1
5) Other61.0
9) No answer6410.3
Missing2212 
TOTAL620100.0
304) Do you have any good friends that you feel close to? (FRIENDS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes85190.5
2) No838.8
8) Don't know10.1
9) No answer50.5
Missing1892 
TOTAL940100.0
305) About how many good friends do you have? (NUMFREND)
TOTAL%
1) 1516.0
2) 213615.9
3) 313215.4
4) 411913.9
5) 59511.1
6) 6748.6
7) 7101.2
8) 8202.3
9) 960.7
10) 10799.2
12) 12354.1
15) 15131.5
20) 20273.2
23) 2310.1
24) 2410.1
25) 2540.5
30) 3040.5
40) 4030.4
41) 4110.1
45) 4510.1
50) 5050.6
60) 6010.1
75) 7510.1
94) 9460.7
95) 9580.9
96) 9670.8
98) Don't know91.1
99) No answer70.8
Missing1976 
TOTAL856100.0
306) How many of your good friends are White/Black? (NUMBWFRD)
TOTAL%
0) 058067.8
1) 111713.7
2) 2627.2
3) 3263.0
4) 4121.4
5) 5101.2
6) 640.5
7) 740.5
8) 810.1
10) 1080.9
11) 1110.1
12) 1210.1
13) 1310.1
15) 1510.1
20) 2030.4
25) 2510.1
27) 2710.1
30) 3010.1
35) 3510.1
98) Don't know10.1
99) No answer202.3
Missing1976 
TOTAL856100.0
307) Are any of your good friends that you feel close to Black/White? (BWFRIEND)
TOTAL%
1) Yes20445.6
2) No24153.9
9) No answer20.4
Missing2385 
TOTAL447100.0
308) Approve or oppose: The use of religious 'images' in public advertising to sell non-religious commercial products? (GODSELLS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly approve352.4
2) Somewhat approve795.5
3) Neither approve nor oppose32022.1
4) Somewhat oppose31421.7
5) Strongly oppose61942.8
8) Don't know684.7
9) No answer100.7
Missing1387 
TOTAL1445100.0
309) Approve or oppose: Pro-athletes giving thanks to God during sports events? (GODSPORT)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly approve50935.2
2) Somewhat approve35524.6
3) Neither approve nor oppose35824.8
4) Somewhat oppose906.2
5) Strongly oppose775.3
8) Don't know433.0
9) No answer130.9
Missing1387 
TOTAL1445100.0
310) During the last year, approximately how much money did you and the other family members in your household contribute to each of the following: To your local congregation? (GIVECONG)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL144513640.27133385
311) During the last year, approximately how much money did you and the other family members in your household contribute to each of the following: To other religious organizations, programs, or causes? (GIVEREL)
TOTAL%
0) 94865.6
1) 10.1
2) 20.1
5) 70.5
8) 10.1
10) 141.0
12) 20.1
15) 20.1
20) 130.9
25) 221.5
30) 40.3
35) 10.1
40) 20.1
50) 412.8
60) 20.1
72) 10.1
75) 40.3
100) 533.7
104) 10.1
125) 40.3
150) 50.3
200) 392.7
240) 20.1
250) 50.3
300) 231.6
350) 10.1
400) 110.8
450) 10.1
500) 281.9
600) 10.1
700) 30.2
800) 10.1
1000) 100.7
1200) 10.1
1500) 20.1
1650) 10.1
2000) 90.6
2500) 10.1
3000) 50.3
4000) 10.1
4500) 10.1
10000) 60.4
25000) 10.1
50000) 10.1
99997) 20.1
99998) 664.6
99999) 936.4
Missing1387 
TOTAL1445100.0
312) During the last year, approximately how much money did you and the other family members in your household contribute to each of the following: To non-religious charities, organizations, or causes? (GIVEOTH)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL144511430.00831408
313) Were any of your contributions to organizations involved in the arts, culture, or the humanities? (GIVEARTS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes30737.9
2) No40550.0
8) Don't know30.4
9) No answer9511.7
Missing2022 
TOTAL810100.0
314) In the past month, about how many hours have you spent doing religious activities in your home (such as time spent praying, meditating, reading religious books, listening to religious broadcasts, etc.) (RELHRS1)
TOTAL%
0) 50534.9
1) 15911.0
2) 1117.7
3) 654.5
4) 785.4
5) 594.1
6) 231.6
7) 90.6
8) 312.1
9) 50.3
10) 704.8
11) 20.1
12) 181.2
13) 10.1
14) 40.3
15) 443.0
16) 60.4
18) 20.1
20) 372.6
22) 10.1
24) 130.9
25) 120.8
30) 704.8
31) 40.3
35) 50.3
36) 10.1
40) 90.6
45) 20.1
48) 10.1
49) 10.1
50) 80.6
56) 20.1
60) 141.0
65) 10.1
72) 10.1
75) 20.1
80) 20.1
90) 40.3
100) 50.3
105) 10.1
120) 50.3
150) 40.3
160) 10.1
180) 10.1
200) 10.1
998) 181.2
999) 271.9
Missing1387 
TOTAL1445100.0
315) In the past month, about how many hours have you spent doing religious services activities outside your home (such as attending religious services, prayer groups, Bible studies, fellowship meetings, church leadership meetings, etc.)? (RELHRS2)
TOTAL%
0) 74951.8
1) 533.7
2) 614.2
3) 422.9
4) 986.8
5) 402.8
6) 382.6
7) 90.6
8) 463.2
9) 50.3
10) 644.4
11) 10.1
12) 261.8
13) 10.1
14) 60.4
15) 302.1
16) 130.9
17) 10.1
18) 60.4
19) 10.1
20) 382.6
21) 10.1
22) 10.1
24) 70.5
25) 60.4
27) 10.1
28) 20.1
29) 10.1
30) 191.3
32) 40.3
36) 10.1
37) 10.1
40) 90.6
45) 10.1
50) 70.5
60) 70.5
63) 10.1
65) 20.1
70) 20.1
75) 20.1
80) 10.1
90) 20.1
96) 10.1
100) 10.1
120) 10.1
140) 10.1
200) 30.2
260) 10.1
998) 50.3
999) 261.8
Missing1387 
TOTAL1445100.0
316) Number of members of congregation (NUMCONG)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL10053726.3344468
317) Do you have any children older than 5? (KID5UP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes87060.2
2) No55338.3
9) No answer221.5
Missing1387 
TOTAL1445100.0
318) Do/did all of your children attend public school for all of their elementary and high school education? (PUBSCH)
TOTAL%
1) Yes69477.8
2) No16118.0
9) No answer374.1
Missing1940 
TOTAL892100.0
319) Which types of school do/did your children attend: Home schooling (HOMESCH)
TOTAL%
1) Yes3819.2
2) No11759.1
9) No answer4321.7
Missing2634 
TOTAL198100.0
320) Which types of school do/did your children attend: Catholic school (CATHSCH)
TOTAL%
1) Yes6934.8
2) No8643.4
9) No answer4321.7
Missing2634 
TOTAL198100.0
321) Which types of school do/did your children attend: Christian school (not Catholic) (CHRISSCH)
TOTAL%
1) Yes3618.2
2) No11960.1
9) No answer4321.7
Missing2634 
TOTAL198100.0
322) Which types of school do/did your children attend: Other church-affiliated school (not Christian) (RELSCH)
TOTAL%
1) Yes42.0
2) No15176.3
9) No answer4321.7
Missing2634 
TOTAL198100.0
323) Which types of school do/did your children attend: Private non-religious school (PRIVSCH)
TOTAL%
1) Yes2613.1
2) No12965.2
9) No answer4321.7
Missing2634 
TOTAL198100.0
324) Which types of school do/did your children attend: Other (OTHSCH)
TOTAL%
1) Yes168.1
2) No13970.2
9) No answer4321.7
Missing2634 
TOTAL198100.0
325) As an adult, have you ever shopped around for a church or synagogue--that is, gone to different churches or synagogues or other places of worship in order to compare and decide which one you wanted to attend regularly? (SHOPREL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes56138.8
2) No87060.2
8) Don't know10.1
9) No answer130.9
Missing1387 
TOTAL1445100.0
326) Thinking about the time you most recently looked for a church or synagogue, was it because you had moved? (SHOPMOVE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes26546.2
2) No29351.0
9) No answer162.8
Missing2258 
TOTAL574100.0
327) When you most recently looked for a church or synagogue, how many different places of worship did you visit? (SHOPNUM)
TOTAL%
0) 020.3
1) 16611.5
2) 217129.8
3) 315226.5
4) 46912.0
5) 5488.4
6) 6183.1
9) 910.2
10) 1061.0
15) 1520.3
20) 2020.3
22) 2210.2
98) Don't know50.9
99) No answer315.4
Missing2258 
TOTAL574100.0
328) Where would you rate the wealth of the following groups: Whites (WLTHWHTS)
TOTAL%
1) 1 Rich713.8
2) 21598.5
3) 353428.5
4) 487846.9
5) 51216.5
6) 6251.3
7) 7 Poor70.4
8) Don't know663.5
9) No answer100.5
Missing961 
TOTAL1871100.0
329) The wealth of Blacks. (WLTHBLKS)
TOTAL%
1) 1 Rich120.6
2) 2372.0
3) 31236.6
4) 443623.3
5) 572138.5
6) 640221.5
7) 7 Poor542.9
8) Don't know774.1
9) No answer90.5
Missing961 
TOTAL1871100.0
330) 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 hard844.5
2) 220310.8
3) 344223.6
4) 484345.1
5) 51528.1
6) 6542.9
7) 7 Lazy170.9
8) Don't know663.5
9) No answer100.5
Missing961 
TOTAL1871100.0
331) The work habits of Blacks. (WORKBLKS)
TOTAL%
1) 1 Work hard341.8
2) 2894.8
3) 324313.0
4) 483844.8
5) 536019.2
6) 61638.7
7) 7 Lazy542.9
8) Don't know794.2
9) No answer110.6
Missing961 
TOTAL1871100.0
332) Do the people in the following groups tend to be unintelligent or do they tend to be intelligent: Whites. (INTLWHTS)
TOTAL%
1) 1 Unintelligent90.5
2) 2432.3
3) 31377.3
4) 479042.2
5) 540721.8
6) 628115.0
7) 7 Intelligent1085.8
8) Don't know854.5
9) No answer110.6
Missing961 
TOTAL1871100.0
333) The intelligence of Blacks. (INTLBLKS)
TOTAL%
1) 1 Unintelligent130.7
2) 2713.8
3) 320711.1
4) 492949.7
5) 534418.4
6) 61487.9
7) 7 Intelligent573.0
8) Don't know904.8
9) No answer120.6
Missing961 
TOTAL1871100.0
334) Would you favor living in a neighborhood where half of your neighbors were blacks? (LIVEBLKS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly favor21211.3
2) Favor24513.1
3) Neither favor nor oppose83944.8
4) Oppose35519.0
5) Strongly oppose1829.7
8) Don't know231.2
9) No answer150.8
Missing961 
TOTAL1871100.0
335) How would you respond to a close relative marrying a black person? (MARBLK)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly favor25113.4
2) Favor19810.6
3) Neither favor nor oppose73839.4
4) Oppose31316.7
5) Strongly oppose34518.4
8) Don't know150.8
9) No answer110.6
Missing961 
TOTAL1871100.0
336) If employed: Are the people who work where you work all white, mostly white, about half and half, mostly black, or all black? (RACWORK)
TOTAL%
1) All white36628.9
2) Mostly white58145.8
3) About half and half22417.7
4) Mostly Black463.6
5) All Black131.0
8) Don't know171.3
9) No answer211.7
Missing1564 
TOTAL1268100.0
337) 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 likely35919.1
2) Somewhat likely86145.7
3) Not very likely57730.7
8) Don't know573.0
9) No answer281.5
Missing950 
TOTAL1882100.0
338) Last 12 months did you: Visit an art museum or gallery. (VISITART)
TOTAL%
1) Yes52736.5
2) No90762.8
8) Don't know10.1
9) No answer100.7
Missing1387 
TOTAL1445100.0
339) Last 12 months did you: Make art or craft objects such as pottery, woodworking, quilts, or paintings. (MAKEART)
TOTAL%
1) Yes54437.6
2) No89061.6
9) No answer110.8
Missing1387 
TOTAL1445100.0
340) Last 12 months did you: Go to a live ballet or dance performance, not including school performances. (DANCE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes28319.6
2) No115179.7
9) No answer110.8
Missing1387 
TOTAL1445100.0
341) Last 12 months did you: Go to a classical music or opera performance, not including school performances. (GOMUSIC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes24316.8
2) No119282.5
9) No answer100.7
Missing1387 
TOTAL1445100.0
342) Last 12 months did you: Take part in a music, dance, or theatrical performance. (PERFORM)
TOTAL%
1) Yes15210.5
2) No128088.6
9) No answer130.9
Missing1387 
TOTAL1445100.0
343) Last 12 months did you: Go out to see a movie in a theater. (SEEMOVIE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes95265.9
2) No48133.3
9) No answer120.8
Missing1387 
TOTAL1445100.0
344) Last 12 months did you: Play a musical instrument like a piano, guitar, or violin. (PLYMUSIC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes33723.3
2) No109575.8
9) No answer130.9
Missing1387 
TOTAL1445100.0
345) Only a few people have the knowledge and ability to judge excellence in the arts. (JUDGEART)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree986.8
2) Agree43930.4
3) Disagree52636.4
4) Strongly disagree21314.7
8) Don't know15610.8
9) No answer130.9
Missing1387 
TOTAL1445100.0
346) I trust the judgment of the teachers and professors who decide what high school and college students should be reading. (TRSTPROF)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree654.5
2) Agree77253.4
3) Disagree40828.2
4) Strongly disagree1127.8
8) Don't know745.1
9) No answer141.0
Missing1387 
TOTAL1445100.0
347) Modern painting is just slapped on: a child could do it. (MODPAINT)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree604.2
2) Agree33523.2
3) Disagree69548.1
4) Strongly disagree18412.7
8) Don't know15410.7
9) No answer171.2
Missing1387 
TOTAL1445100.0
348) It is a shame when traditional American literature is ignored while other works are promoted because they are by women or by members of minority groups. (PCLIT)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree1298.9
2) Agree54637.8
3) Disagree44630.9
4) Strongly disagree886.1
8) Don't know21314.7
9) No answer231.6
Missing1387 
TOTAL1445100.0
349) Respondent's first spouse's education (FSTSPEDC)
TOTAL%
97) Not applicable2832100.0
TOTAL2832100.0
350) Respondent's first spouse's degree (FSTSPDEG)
TOTAL%
7) Not applicable2832100.0
TOTAL2832100.0
351) Sibling's education (SBEDUC)
TOTAL%
97) Not applicable2832100.0
TOTAL2832100.0
352) Sibling's degree (SBDEG)
TOTAL%
7) Not applicable2832100.0
TOTAL2832100.0
353) Do you have a main romantic involvement - a (man/woman) you think of as a steady, a lover, a partner, or whatever? (ROMANCE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes27237.6
2) No41557.4
3) Same sex partner30.4
8) Don't know30.4
9) No answer304.1
Missing2109 
TOTAL723100.0
354) Respondent has a steady lover or partner: Do you live together? (LIVEWITH)
TOTAL%
1) Yes8327.2
2) No18861.6
9) No answer3411.1
Missing2527 
TOTAL305100.0
355) Respondent has a partner of the opposite sex: How likely is it that you two will get married? Would you say that it is very likely, somewhat likely, somewhat unlikely, or very unlikely? (WILLWED1)
TOTAL%
1) Very likely8327.6
2) Somewhat likely8829.2
3) Somewhat unlikely4715.6
4) Very unlikely4615.3
8) Don't know51.7
9) No answer3210.6
Missing2531 
TOTAL301100.0
356) Respondent does not have a steady lover or partner: If the right person came along, would you like to be married? (WILLWED2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes19342.8
2) No18140.1
8) Don't know398.6
9) No answer388.4
Missing2381 
TOTAL451100.0
357) How often do you pray privately in places other than at church or synagogue? (PRIVPRAY)
TOTAL%
1) More than once a day34323.7
2) Once a day37325.8
3) A few times a week19513.5
4) Once a week694.8
5) A few times a month785.4
6) Once a month332.3
7) Less than once a month1298.9
8) Never18612.9
98) Don't know141.0
99) No answer251.7
Missing1387 
TOTAL1445100.0
358) Within your religious or spiritual tradition, how often do you meditate? (MEDITATE)
TOTAL%
1) More than once a day1238.5
2) Once a day18813.0
3) A few times a week1309.0
4) Once a week684.7
5) A few times a month604.2
6) Once a month463.2
7) Less than once a month956.6
8) Never66045.7
98) Don't know473.3
99) No answer281.9
Missing1387 
TOTAL1445100.0
359) If you were ill, how much would the people in your congregation help you out? (CONGHLP1)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal37235.9
2) Some26125.2
3) A little11010.6
4) None636.1
8) Don't know656.3
9) No answer16415.8
Missing1797 
TOTAL1035100.0
360) If you had a problem or were faced with a difficult situation, how much comfort would the people in your congregation be willing to give you? (CONGHLP2)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal43542.0
2) Some24023.2
3) A little827.9
4) None484.6
8) Don't know646.2
9) No answer16616.0
Missing1797 
TOTAL1035100.0
361) How often do the people in your congregation make too many demands on you? (CONGHRM1)
TOTAL%
1) Very often232.2
2) Fairly often575.5
3) Once in a while25324.4
4) Never54252.4
8) Don't know40.4
9) No answer15615.1
Missing1797 
TOTAL1035100.0
362) How often are the people in your congregation critical of you and the things you do? (CONGHRM2)
TOTAL%
1) Very often232.2
2) Fairly often272.6
3) Once in while16415.8
4) Never64962.7
8) Don't know80.8
9) No answer16415.8
Missing1797 
TOTAL1035100.0
363) Think about how you try to understand and deal with major problems in your life. To what extent is each of the following involved in the way you cope...I think about how my life is part of a larger spiritual force. (COPE1)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal27419.0
2) Quite a bit29320.3
3) Somewhat48933.8
4) Not at all33223.0
8) Don't know382.6
9) No answer191.3
Missing1387 
TOTAL1445100.0
364) How much is the following involved in how you cope with problems...I work together with God as partners. (COPE2)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal31221.6
2) Quite a bit31621.9
3) Somewhat50234.7
4) Not at all26718.5
8) Don't know292.0
9) No answer191.3
Missing1387 
TOTAL1445100.0
365) How much is the following involved in how you cope with problems...I look to God for strength, support, guidance. (COPE3)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal61642.6
2) Quite a bit29120.1
3) Somewhat32422.4
4) Not at all18512.8
8) Don't know80.6
9) No answer211.5
Missing1387 
TOTAL1445100.0
366) How much is the following involved in how you cope with problems...I feel that God is punishing me for my sins or lack of spirituality. (COPE4)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal281.9
2) Quite a bit533.7
3) Somewhat24517.0
4) Not at all108174.8
8) Don't know181.2
9) No answer201.4
Missing1387 
TOTAL1445100.0
367) How much is the following involved in how you cope with problems...I wonder whether God has abandoned me. (COPE5)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal171.2
2) Quite a bit241.7
3) Somewhat1349.3
4) Not at all123285.3
8) Don't know151.0
9) No answer231.6
Missing1387 
TOTAL1445100.0
368) How much is the following involved in how you cope with problems...I try to make sense of the situation and decide what to do without relying on God. (COPE6)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal18012.5
2) Quite a bit21815.1
3) Somewhat47032.5
4) Not at all53036.7
8) Don't know261.8
9) No answer211.5
Missing1387 
TOTAL1445100.0
369) Please tell me whether you strongly agree, agree, disagree, or strongly disagree with the following statements...I believe in a God who watches over me. (GODWATCH)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree83357.6
2) Agree42629.5
3) Disagree1057.3
4) Strongly disagree513.5
8) Don't know50.3
9) No answer251.7
Missing1387 
TOTAL1445100.0
370) Agree or disagree: I feel a deep sense of responsibility for reducing pain and suffering in the world. (LESSPAIN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree23916.5
2) Agree64044.3
3) Disagree43330.0
4) Strongly disagree976.7
8) Don't know120.8
9) No answer241.7
Missing1387 
TOTAL1445100.0
371) Agree or disagree: I try hard to carry my religious beliefs over into all my other dealings in life. (RELLIFE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree39127.1
2) Agree63243.7
3) Disagree28819.9
4) Strongly disagree1037.1
8) Don't know80.6
9) No answer231.6
Missing1387 
TOTAL1445100.0
372) Because of your religious or spiritual beliefs have you always, almost always, often, seldom, or never felt the following ways...I have forgiven myself for things that I have done wrong. (FORGIVE1)
TOTAL%
1) Always or almost always62543.3
2) Often51235.4
3) Seldom19113.2
4) Never845.8
8) Don't know40.3
9) No answer292.0
Missing1387 
TOTAL1445100.0
373) How often has respondent felt the following way due to religious beliefs: I have forgiven those who hurt me. (FORGIVE2)
TOTAL%
1) Always or almost always66946.3
2) Often54737.9
3) Seldom1419.8
4) Never604.2
8) Don't know30.2
9) No answer251.7
Missing1387 
TOTAL1445100.0
374) How often has respondent felt the following way due to religious beliefs: I know that God forgives me. (FORGIVE3)
TOTAL%
1) Always or almost always104472.2
2) Often24517.0
3) Seldom463.2
4) Never684.7
8) Don't know50.3
9) No answer372.6
Missing1387 
TOTAL1445100.0
375) The following questions deal with possible daily spiritual experiences. To what extent can you say you experience the following...I feel God's presence. (FEELGOD)
TOTAL%
1) Many times a day24517.0
2) Every day36125.0
3) Most days19513.5
4) Some days19313.4
5) Once in a while23716.4
6) Never or almost never16711.6
8) Don't know181.2
9) No answer292.0
Missing1387 
TOTAL1445100.0
376) How often does respondent experience the following: I find strength and comfort in my religion. (RELCMFRT)
TOTAL%
1) Many times a day22615.6
2) Every day36225.1
3) Most days24316.8
4) Some days19313.4
5) Once in a while17912.4
6) Never or almost never19313.4
8) Don't know191.3
9) No answer302.1
Missing1387 
TOTAL1445100.0
377) How often does respondent experience the following: I feel deep inner peace and harmony. (HARMONY)
TOTAL%
1) Many times a day16311.3
2) Every day26918.6
3) Most days39227.1
4) Some days28319.6
5) Once in a while20414.1
6) Never or almost never896.2
8) Don't know141.0
9) No answer312.1
Missing1387 
TOTAL1445100.0
378) How often does respondent experience the following: I desire to be closer to or in union with God. (UNIONGOD)
TOTAL%
1) Many times a day23015.9
2) Every day38726.8
3) Most days22715.7
4) Some days20414.1
5) Once in a while18212.6
6) Never or almost never15810.9
8) Don't know221.5
9) No answer352.4
Missing1387 
TOTAL1445100.0
379) How often does respondent experience the following: I feel God's love for me, directly or through others. (GODLOVE)
TOTAL%
1) Many times a day23716.4
2) Every day37225.7
3) Most days24617.0
4) Some days21014.5
5) Once in a while18212.6
6) Never or almost never1439.9
8) Don't know211.5
9) No answer342.4
Missing1387 
TOTAL1445100.0
380) How often does respondent experience the following: I am spiritually touched by the beauty of creation. (BEAUSPRT)
TOTAL%
1) Many times a day35724.7
2) Every day40127.8
3) Most days24517.0
4) Some days17612.2
5) Once in a while1359.3
6) Never or almost never866.0
8) Don't know130.9
9) No answer322.2
Missing1387 
TOTAL1445100.0
381) In the past 30 days, about how often did you feel...So sad nothing could cheer you up. (NOCHEER)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time221.5
2) Most of the time684.7
3) Some of the time24216.7
4) A little of the time41228.5
5) None of the time68647.5
8) Don't know20.1
9) No answer130.9
Missing1387 
TOTAL1445100.0
382) How often has respondent felt in the past 30 days...Nervous (NERVOUS)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time443.0
2) Most of the time926.4
3) Some of the time39027.0
4) A little of the time46432.1
5) None of the time43930.4
8) Don't know40.3
9) No answer120.8
Missing1387 
TOTAL1445100.0
383) How often has respondent felt in the last 30 days...Restless or fidgety (FIDGETY)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time523.6
2) Most of the time1329.1
3) Some of the time41228.5
4) A little of the time43129.8
5) None of the time39727.5
8) Don't know50.3
9) No answer161.1
Missing1387 
TOTAL1445100.0
384) How often has respondent felt in the last 30 days...Hopeless (HOPELESS)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time181.2
2) Most of the time433.0
3) Some of the time1288.9
4) A little of the time19413.4
5) None of the time104172.0
8) Don't know50.3
9) No answer161.1
Missing1387 
TOTAL1445100.0
385) How often has respondent felt in the last 30 days...That everything was an effort (EFFORT)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time654.5
2) Most of the time1218.4
3) Some of the time32422.4
4) A little of the time43330.0
5) None of the time47933.1
8) Don't know60.4
9) No answer171.2
Missing1387 
TOTAL1445100.0
386) How often has respondent felt in the last 30 days...Worthless (WRTHLESS)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time191.3
2) Most of the time372.6
3) Some of the time1037.1
4) A little of the time16211.2
5) None of the time110376.3
8) Don't know60.4
9) No answer151.0
Missing1387 
TOTAL1445100.0
387) To what extent do you consider yourself a religious person? Are you... (RELPERSN)
TOTAL%
1) Very religious26818.5
2) Moderately religious60641.9
3) Slightly religious33523.2
4) Not religious at all21815.1
8) Don't know20.1
9) No answer161.1
Missing1387 
TOTAL1445100.0
388) To what extent do you consider yourself a spiritual person? Are you... (SPRTPRSN)
TOTAL%
1) Very spiritual31421.7
2) Moderately spiritual57139.5
3) Slightly spiritual36625.3
4) Not spiritual at all17111.8
8) Don't know50.3
9) No answer181.2
Missing1387 
TOTAL1445100.0
389) Did you ever have a religious or spiritual experience that changed your life? (RELEXP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes55738.5
2) No86760.0
8) Don't know50.3
9) No answer161.1
Missing1387 
TOTAL1445100.0
390) Earlier we talked about problems in this country, and whether we are spending too much money on them, too little money, or about the right amount. I have one more problem to ask you about: the arts...are we spending too much, too little, or about the right amount on that? (NATARTS)
TOTAL%
1) Too little30321.0
2) About the right amount63143.7
3) Too much26918.6
8) Don't know22915.8
9) No answer130.9
Missing1387 
TOTAL1445100.0
391) I'm going to read several statements. After I read each one, please tell me whether you strongly agree, agree, disagree, or strongly disagree with it...Through such things as art and music, we come closer to God. (ARTGOD)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree16111.1
2) Agree74151.3
3) Disagree31121.5
4) Strongly disagree805.5
8) Don't know1349.3
9) No answer181.2
Missing1387 
TOTAL1445100.0
392) Agree or disagree: Artists and performers who are truly excellent will be able to support themselves by selling artworks or tickets to performances. (ARTISTS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree1087.5
2) Agree69748.2
3) Disagree38526.6
4) Strongly disagree684.7
8) Don't know17412.0
9) No answer130.9
Missing1387 
TOTAL1445100.0
393) Consider an artist--like a painter, sculptor, or photographer--whose art works mock or demean religions or religious figures. If such a person wanted to exhibit these works in your community, should the exhibit be allowed, or not? (IRRELART)
TOTAL%
1) Yes77953.9
2) No63844.2
8) Don't know151.0
9) No answer130.9
Missing1387 
TOTAL1445100.0
394) Would you, personally, be offended by an exhibit of such artworks [artworks that demean religion] or would you not be offended? (IRRELOFF)
TOTAL%
1) Offended31639.9
2) Not offend44456.1
8) Don't know101.3
9) No answer222.8
Missing2040 
TOTAL792100.0
395) I'm going to read two statements about what works of art should do. Please tell me which statement is closest to your opinion...1. Art works should celebrate what is most beautiful about the world and the human spirit, 2. Art works should freely express the artist's deepest thoughts and emotions, good or bad (AIMOFART)
TOTAL%
1) Art works should celebrate what is most beautiful about the world and the human spirit53837.2
2) Art works should freely express the artist's deepest thoughts and emotions, good or bad85158.9
8) Don't know231.6
9) No answer332.3
Missing1387 
TOTAL1445100.0
396) Next I'd like to ask about some leisure or recreational activities that people do during their free time. As I read each activity, can you tell me if it is something you have done in the past twelve months?...Read novels, short stories, poems, or plays, other than those required by work or school (READFICT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes96867.0
2) No46632.2
9) No answer110.8
Missing1387 
TOTAL1445100.0
397) Has respondent done the following in the past 12 months: Go to a live performance of popular music like rock, country, or rap, not including school performances (POPMUSIC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes55138.1
2) No88461.2
9) No answer100.7
Missing1387 
TOTAL1445100.0
398) Has respondent done the following in the past 12 months: Go to a live performance of a non-musical stage play, not including school performances (DRAMA)
TOTAL%
1) Yes33923.5
2) No109575.8
8) 810.1
9) No answer100.7
Missing1387 
TOTAL1445100.0
399) Within the past twelve months, have you had any experiences with the arts at your place of worship? I mean activities like viewing performances or exhibits, singing in a choir, or playing an instrument (RELART)
TOTAL%
1) Yes31330.2
2) No64362.1
9) No answer797.6
Missing1797 
TOTAL1035100.0
400) Last year, did you do any volunteer work for organizations involved in the arts, culture, or the humanities? (VOLARTS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes22615.6
2) No119082.4
8) Don't know10.1
9) No answer281.9
Missing1387 
TOTAL1445100.0
401) If arts organizations-- such as art museums, dance, operas, theater groups and symphony orchestras -- need financial assistance to operate, do you feel that the federal government should provide assistance or not? (NATLART)
TOTAL%
1) Yes63944.2
2) No63944.2
8) Don't know15010.4
9) No answer171.2
Missing1387 
TOTAL1445100.0
402) What about state government? Do you feel that it should provide financial assistance to arts organizations? (STATEART)
TOTAL%
1) Yes76953.2
2) No50234.7
8) Don't know15610.8
9) No answer181.2
Missing1387 
TOTAL1445100.0
403) How about municipal or county governments? Should these governments assist arts organizations financially? (LOCALART)
TOTAL%
1) Yes78654.4
2) No48733.7
8) Don't know15410.7
9) No answer181.2
Missing1387 
TOTAL1445100.0
404) How long have you been doing the kind of work you did last week? That is, at least how many years in your occupation? Please include all previous jobs of the same kind. (OCCYRS)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL137712.12516
405) Have you gone through any specialized training in school to obtain a vocational certificate, diploma, degree, or license for this occupation? (OCCTRAIN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes50436.6
2) No73953.7
9) No answer1349.7
Missing1455 
TOTAL1377100.0
406) In total, how many years have you spent (on such specialized training in school)? (TRAINSCH)
TOTAL%
1) Less than one year13621.3
2) Two years or less (1-2 years)15023.5
3) Four years or less (3-4 years)11017.2
4) Six years or less (5-6 years)507.8
5) Eight years or less (7-8 years)193.0
6) Over eight years294.5
9) No answer14422.6
Missing2194 
TOTAL638100.0
407) I would like to ask you a few questions about the place you worked full or part time last week. Is the place part of a larger organization or is it completely independent in finance and personnel? (TYPEORG)
TOTAL%
1) Part of a larger organization73553.4
2) Completely independent59843.4
8) Not sure211.5
9) No answer231.7
Missing1455 
TOTAL1377100.0
408) If respondent's workplace is part of a larger organization: Have you ever worked full time at other parts (locations/schools/government departments or agencies) of the larger organization? (WRKOTH)
TOTAL%
1) Yes18924.9
2) No54071.2
9) No answer293.8
Missing2074 
TOTAL758100.0
409) Respondent has worked at another part of the same organization: How many years in total (at those parts) have you worked? (OTHYRS)
TOTAL%
0) 02812.8
1) 1219.6
2) 2156.9
3) 3198.7
4) 494.1
5) 5198.7
6) 683.7
7) 731.4
8) 894.1
9) 941.8
10) 1094.1
11) 1152.3
12) 1231.4
13) 1362.8
14) 1441.8
15) 1520.9
17) 1710.5
18) 1810.5
19) 1920.9
20) 2041.8
21) 2110.5
22) 2210.5
23) 2331.4
24) 2420.9
25) 2510.5
26) 2610.5
28) 2810.5
29) 2910.5
30) 3010.5
32) 3210.5
34) 3410.5
36) 3610.5
37) 3710.5
40) 4010.5
99) No answer2913.3
Missing2614 
TOTAL218100.0
410) If respondent's workplace is part of a larger organization: In what way is the place part of a larger organization? Is it... 1. A wholly owned branch or subsidiary, 2. The headquarters of the larger organization, 3. A government agency, 4. Part of a public school system, 5. Something else (PARTORG)
TOTAL%
1) A wholly owned branch or subsidiary34145.0
2) The headquarters of the larger organization547.1
3) A government agency11114.6
4) Part of a public school system709.2
5) Something else13217.4
8) Not sure192.5
9) No answer314.1
Missing2074 
TOTAL758100.0
411) If respondent works in a branch, subsidiary, or headquarters: About how many people are employed in the entire business, corporation, or organization for which you work? (Count part-time as well as full-time employees.) (ORGSIZE)
TOTAL%
1) 1-981.9
2) 10-49112.6
3) 50-99143.3
4) 100-499368.5
5) 500-999296.8
6) 1,000- 1,999194.5
7) 2,000- 9,9997517.6
8) 10,000 or more13030.5
98) Don't know6314.8
99) No answer419.6
Missing2406 
TOTAL426100.0
412) Respondent's work location: Are the people who work at this location mostly men or women? (GENDERWK)
TOTAL%
1) All women755.4
2) Almost all women (e.g. 95%)1249.0
3) Mostly women (e.g. 70%)23417.0
4) About half men and half women43431.5
5) Mostly men (e.g. 70%)26819.5
6) Almost all men (e.g. 95%)1188.6
7) All men735.3
8) Not sure201.5
9) No answer312.3
Missing1455 
TOTAL1377100.0
413) Respondent's work location: How long have you worked at this location? Include all full time positions you have had at this location. (LOCYRS)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1377854.5191650
414) Please think about the (products made/services provided) at your work site. Have you worked at any other work site that (makes/provides) a similar kind of (products/services), i.e., similar by your perception? (SAMEWORK)
TOTAL%
1) Yes57641.8
2) No76555.6
9) No answer362.6
Missing1455 
TOTAL1377100.0
415) Respondent has worked at another work site that provides similar product/service as current work site: How long have you worked full time for those work sites? How many years? (SITEYRS)
TOTAL%
0) 06811.1
1) 1457.4
2) 2609.8
3) 3477.7
4) 4355.7
5) 5426.9
6) 6304.9
7) 7203.3
8) 8274.4
9) 9122.0
10) 10274.4
11) 11172.8
12) 12172.8
13) 13122.0
14) 14142.3
15) 1581.3
16) 1681.3
17) 1761.0
18) 1871.1
19) 1950.8
20) 20142.3
21) 2120.3
22) 2261.0
23) 2320.3
24) 2440.7
25) 2591.5
26) 2610.2
27) 2710.2
28) 2840.7
29) 2910.2
30) 3010.2
31) 3130.5
32) 3210.2
33) 3320.3
35) 3510.2
36) 3610.2
38) 3810.2
99) No answer518.3
Missing2220 
TOTAL612100.0
416) Questions about product/service provided by respondent's work place: Did you receive any on-the-job training (anywhere) about this kind of (product/service) or its production process? (OTJTRAIN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes92066.8
2) No42831.1
9) No answer292.1
Missing1455 
TOTAL1377100.0
417) Training respondent has received in the work place: Did it include formal training courses? (FORMLTRN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes47249.7
2) No44246.6
9) No answer353.7
Missing1883 
TOTAL949100.0
418) Training respondent has received in the work place: Have you finished all the required courses? (FORMLFIN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes39878.5
2) No214.1
3) Never ends5210.3
9) No answer367.1
Missing2325 
TOTAL507100.0
419) Training respondent has received in the work place: In total, did the total number of days add up to... (FORMLDYS)
TOTAL%
1) A month or less16335.8
2) Over a month (but not over three months)7416.3
3) Over three months (but not over six months)5812.7
4) Over six months (but not over a year)4710.3
5) Over a year7416.3
9) No answer398.6
Missing2377 
TOTAL455100.0
420) Training respondent has received in the workplace: In total, did the total number of hours add up to... (FORMLHRS)
TOTAL%
1) 35 hours or less8518.7
2) Over 35 hours or one full week (but less than 70 hours or tow full weeks)6814.9
3) Over 70 hours or two full weeks24153.0
8) Don't know20.4
9) No answer5913.0
Missing2377 
TOTAL455100.0
421) Training respondent has received in the work place: Did the on-the-job training include informal learning by doing? (DOINGTRN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes86190.7
2) No545.7
9) No answer343.6
Missing1883 
TOTAL949100.0
422) Training respondent has received in the work place: Have you completed this informal on-the-job training? (DOINGFIN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes66474.2
2) Not yet (but will eventually do)293.2
3) Never ends16118.0
9) No answer414.6
Missing1937 
TOTAL895100.0
423) Training respondent received in the work place: How long have you spent on learning by doing? (DOINGDYS)
TOTAL%
1) A month or less27036.8
2) Over a month (but not over three months)8611.7
3) Over three months (but not over six months)8111.0
4) Over six months (but not over a year)598.0
5) Over a year18625.3
8) Don't know10.1
9) No answer516.9
Missing2098 
TOTAL734100.0
424) Since your first full-time job, has there ever been a time when you've been without a job and not looking for a job? (WOJOB)
TOTAL%
1) Yes49535.9
2) No85462.0
9) No answer282.0
Missing1455 
TOTAL1377100.0
425) Respondent has been without a job and not looking for a job: How many years in total? (WOJOBYRS)
TOTAL%
1) Less than one year24346.5
2) One year or over (but less than three years)12223.3
3) Three years or over (but less than five years)356.7
4) Five years or over (but less than 10 years)468.8
5) Ten years or over397.5
8) Don't know10.2
9) No answer377.1
Missing2309 
TOTAL523100.0
426) For how many employers have you ever worked full time? (NUMEMP)
TOTAL%
1) One18213.2
2) Two21115.3
3) Three to five60644.0
4) Six to ten22316.2
5) More than ten1047.6
8) Don't know20.1
9) No answer493.6
Missing1455 
TOTAL1377100.0
427) As of last week, did your main job pay an hourly wage, daily wage, weekly wage, monthly salary, annual salary, or other pay rate (e.g. piece rate, commission, wage + tips, and other mixed payment methods), irrespective of the time between payrolls and the use of bonuses or profit-sharing? (HOWPAID)
TOTAL%
1) Hourly wage65047.2
2) Daily wage171.2
3) Weekly wage1249.0
4) Monthly salary14910.8
5) Annual salary22516.3
6) Other pay rate18213.2
9) No answer302.2
Missing1455 
TOTAL1377100.0
428) Respondent earns hourly wage: What was your hourly wage, before any taxes or deductions? (HOURLY)
TOTAL%
2) 20.3
3) 20.3
4) 20.3
5) 284.1
6) 649.4
7) 669.7
8) 558.1
9) 619.0
10) 487.1
11) 274.0
12) 284.1
13) 355.1
14) 182.6
15) 284.1
16) 101.5
17) 172.5
18) 142.1
19) 81.2
20) 101.5
21) 60.9
22) 30.4
23) 50.7
24) 20.3
25) 40.6
26) 91.3
27) 50.7
28) 30.4
30) 20.3
32) 10.1
35) 10.1
40) 30.4
42) 10.1
50) 20.3
55) 10.1
60) 10.1
65) 10.1
70) 10.1
100) 10.1
998) 101.5
999) 9514.0
Missing2152 
TOTAL680100.0
429) Respondent earns daily wage: What was your daily wage, before any taxes or deductions? (DAILY)
TOTAL%
35) 24.3
45) 12.1
50) 12.1
60) 12.1
65) 12.1
70) 12.1
100) 24.3
125) 12.1
127) 12.1
128) 12.1
175) 12.1
400) 12.1
9999) 3370.2
Missing2785 
TOTAL47100.0
430) Respondent earns weekly wage: What was your weekly wage, before any taxes or deductions? (WEEKLY)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1543336.2734251
431) Respondent earns monthly salary: What is your monthly salary, before any taxes or deductions? (MONTHLY)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL17935641.49245852
432) Respondent earns yearly salary: What is your 1998 annual salary, before any taxes or deductions? (YEARLY)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL255256507.039400945
433) Do you think of yourself as a trusting person? Are you... (TRUSTING)
TOTAL%
1) Very trusting73753.1
2) Somewhat trusting54038.9
3) Somewhat distrusting856.1
4) Very distrusting211.5
8) Don't know30.2
9) No answer10.1
Missing1445 
TOTAL1387100.0
434) Have you or has anyone else you know ever seen a psychiatrist, psychologist, or counselor? (SEENMNTL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes80858.3
2) No56140.4
8) Don't know161.2
9) No answer20.1
Missing1445 
TOTAL1387100.0
435) Please tell me how much you agree or disagree with the following statements about medicines prescribed by doctors to help people who are having problems with their emotions, nerves or their mental health...Psychiatric medicine is harmful to the body (PSYCMED1)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree725.2
2) Agree25318.2
3) Neither agree nor disagree32923.7
4) Disagree43131.1
5) Strongly disagree1279.2
8) Don't know17412.5
9) No answer10.1
Missing1445 
TOTAL1387100.0
436) Agree or disagree about psychiatric medicine: If symptoms are no longer present, people should stop taking these medications (PSYCMED2)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree19914.3
2) Agree46233.3
3) Neither agree nor disagree14310.3
4) Disagree35625.7
5) Strongly disagree1027.4
8) Don't know1228.8
9) No answer30.2
Missing1445 
TOTAL1387100.0
437) Agree or disagree about psychiatric medicine: Taking these medications interferes with daily activities (PSYCMED3)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree997.1
2) Agree39828.7
3) Neither agree nor disagree31022.4
4) Disagree33524.2
5) Strongly disagree624.5
8) Don't know17912.9
9) No answer40.3
Missing1445 
TOTAL1387100.0
438) Agree or disagree about psychiatric medicine: Taking these medications helps people deal with day-to-day stresses (PSYCMED4)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree15911.5
2) Agree84761.1
3) Neither agree nor disagree19213.8
4) Disagree664.8
5) Strongly disagree151.1
8) Don't know1037.4
9) No answer50.4
Missing1445 
TOTAL1387100.0
439) Agree or disagree about psychiatric medicine: Taking these medications makes things easier in relations with family and friends (PSYCMED5)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree1269.1
2) Agree72952.6
3) Neither agree nor disagree23917.2
4) Disagree1228.8
5) Strongly disagree211.5
8) Don't know14610.5
9) No answer40.3
Missing1445 
TOTAL1387100.0
440) Agree or disagree about psychiatric medicine: These medications help people control their symptoms (PSYCMED6)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree16311.8
2) Agree90765.4
3) Neither agree nor disagree14310.3
4) Disagree554.0
5) Strongly disagree70.5
8) Don't know1087.8
9) No answer40.3
Missing1445 
TOTAL1387100.0
441) Agree or disagree about psychiatric medicine: Taking medication helps people feel better about themselves (PSYCMED7)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree1118.0
2) Agree65046.9
3) Neither agree nor disagree28620.6
4) Disagree17712.8
5) Strongly disagree271.9
8) Don't know1339.6
9) No answer30.2
Missing1445 
TOTAL1387100.0
442) How likely would you be to take doctor-prescribed psychiatric medication in the following situations?...because you were having trouble in your personal life. (USEPSYC1)
TOTAL%
1) Very likely1168.4
2) Somewhat likely20514.8
3) Mixed15511.2
4) Somewhat unlikely25218.2
5) Very unlikely61044.0
8) Don't know463.3
9) No answer30.2
Missing1445 
TOTAL1387100.0
443) How likely to use psychiatric medicine...because you didn't know how to cope anymore with the stresses of life (USEPSYC2)
TOTAL%
1) Very likely16812.1
2) Somewhat likely32223.2
3) Mixed18013.0
4) Somewhat unlikely24117.4
5) Very unlikely42730.8
8) Don't know453.2
9) No answer40.3
Missing1445 
TOTAL1387100.0
444) How likely to use psychiatric medicine...because you were feeling depressed, tired, were having trouble sleeping and concentrating, and felt worthless (USEPSYC3)
TOTAL%
1) Very likely21015.1
2) Somewhat likely34124.6
3) Mixed17712.8
4) Somewhat unlikely22716.4
5) Very unlikely37927.3
8) Don't know503.6
9) No answer30.2
Missing1445 
TOTAL1387100.0
445) How likely to use psychiatric medicine...for no apparent reason, you were having periods of intense fear in which you were trembling, sweating, feeling dizzy, and feared losing control or going crazy. (USEPSYC4)
TOTAL%
1) Very likely35125.3
2) Somewhat likely39128.2
3) Mixed18213.1
4) Somewhat unlikely1359.7
5) Very unlikely26719.3
8) Don't know584.2
9) No answer30.2
Missing1445 
TOTAL1387100.0
446) How likely would you be to give doctor-prescribed psychiatric medication to your child or a child you were responsible for in the following situations (A child would be considered anyone between the ages of 8 and 15)...because s/he is hostile, often loses his/her temper, often argues with adults, actively defies authority and seems spiteful or vindictive. (PSYCKID1)
TOTAL%
1) Very likely16111.6
2) Somewhat likely27519.8
3) Mixed21615.6
4) Somewhat unlikely20915.1
5) Very unlikely43831.6
8) Don't know846.1
9) No answer40.3
Missing1445 
TOTAL1387100.0
447) How likely to give psychiatric medicine to a child...because s/he is not paying attention at school, does not follow through with school work and chores, has difficulty organizing activities, is easily distracted, talks excessively, and seems to run around or fidget constantly. (PSYCKID2)
TOTAL%
1) Very likely1269.1
2) Somewhat likely25018.0
3) Mixed22216.0
4) Somewhat unlikely25918.7
5) Very unlikely44432.0
8) Don't know825.9
9) No answer40.3
Missing1445 
TOTAL1387100.0
448) How likely to give psychiatric medicine to a child...because s/he was talking about killing him or herself (PSYCKID3)
TOTAL%
1) Very likely45432.7
2) Somewhat likely28020.2
3) Mixed22516.2
4) Somewhat unlikely997.1
5) Very unlikely24317.5
8) Don't know815.8
9) No answer50.4
Missing1445 
TOTAL1387100.0
449) If you were to seek services for a problem with your emotions, nerves, or your mental health, how much would you agree or disagree with the following options?... I would prefer to go directly to a mental health care specialist,, rather than being referred by my primary care physician (PSYCDRCT)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree24217.4
2) Agree36926.6
3) Neither agree nor disagree17612.7
4) Disagree40429.1
5) Strongly disagree1198.6
8) Don't know705.0
9) No answer70.5
Missing1445 
TOTAL1387100.0
450) Agree or disagree about seeking psychiatric services: I would trust my family physician to prescribe psychiatric medication (PSYCFDOC)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree1067.6
2) Agree38127.5
3) Neither agree nor disagree22115.9
4) Disagree41630.0
5) Strongly disagree18913.6
8) Don't know674.8
9) No answer70.5
Missing1445 
TOTAL1387100.0
451) Agree or disagree about seeking psychiatric services: I would only trust a psychiatrist to prescribe psychiatric medication (PSYCPSYC)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree19914.3
2) Agree49435.6
3) Neither agree nor disagree24117.4
4) Disagree30522.0
5) Strongly disagree695.0
8) Don't know725.2
9) No answer70.5
Missing1445 
TOTAL1387100.0
452) First, are you, yourself, covered by health insurance, a government plan like Medicare or Medicaid, or some other plan that pays for your medical care? (HLTHINSR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes118985.7
2) No19313.9
8) Don't know10.1
9) No answer40.3
Missing1445 
TOTAL1387100.0
453) There are many different types of health care plans. I'd like to know which type of plan is most like yours. Please tell me if your plan has any of these features: Is there a book, directory or list of doctors whom you must use? (DOCLIST)
TOTAL%
1) Yes69057.8
2) No46839.2
8) Don't know181.5
9) No answer171.4
Missing1639 
TOTAL1193100.0
454) Respondent's health plan: Can you choose any doctor you like in your community or elsewhere, perhaps paying part of the bill? (ANYDOC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes83469.9
2) No27823.3
8) Don't Know584.9
9) No Answer231.9
Missing1639 
TOTAL1193100.0
455) Respondent's health plan: Have you ever switched your plan or the medical care provider within your plan due to dissatisfaction with a prior plan? (SWITHLTH)
TOTAL%
1) Yes24020.1
2) No89875.3
3) Can't switch342.8
8) Don't know141.2
9) No answer70.6
Missing1639 
TOTAL1193100.0
456) Respondent's health plan: Since you joined this plan, have you sought medical care for problems with your emotions, nerves, or mental health (USEDMNTL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes14812.4
2) No103987.1
9) No answer60.5
Missing1639 
TOTAL1193100.0
457) Respondent has sought medical care for mental health problems since joining a plan: Were you able to get the treatment you sought? (MNTLCARE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes12983.8
2) No1811.7
9) No answer74.5
Missing2678 
TOTAL154100.0
458) Respondent has sought medical care for mental health problems since joining a plan: How difficult was it to get the treatment that you sought? (MNTLDIF)
TOTAL%
1) Very difficult75.1
2) Somewhat difficult2115.4
3) Not at all difficult10174.3
9) No answer75.1
Missing2696 
TOTAL136100.0
459) Respondent has sought medical care for mental health problems since joining a plan: Were you denied services under your plan's benefit package? (MNTLDENY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1610.4
2) No13084.4
8) Don't know10.6
9) No answer74.5
Missing2678 
TOTAL154100.0
460) The health care system is changing rapidly with more and more people being treated in Health Maintenance Organizations (or HMOs) and in managed care plans. How much do you agree with how the HMOs and managed care plans are working?... They improve the quality of care (HMO1)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree16712.0
2) Agree40229.0
3) Neither agree nor disagree32523.4
4) Disagree27119.5
5) Strongly disagree372.7
8) Don't know18413.3
9) No answer10.1
Missing1445 
TOTAL1387100.0
461) Agree or disagree about HMOS: They prevent doctors from prescribing tests necessary for treatment (HMO2)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree322.3
2) Agree30121.7
3) Neither agree nor disagree24217.4
4) Disagree45532.8
5) Strongly disagree1289.2
8) Don't know22316.1
9) No answer60.4
Missing1445 
TOTAL1387100.0
462) Agree or disagree about HMOS: They help to control costs (HMO3)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree533.8
2) Agree25318.2
3) Neither agree nor disagree20414.7
4) Disagree58442.1
5) Strongly disagree836.0
8) Don't know20614.9
9) No answer40.3
Missing1445 
TOTAL1387100.0
463) Agree or disagree about HMOS: They prevent people from getting the care they need (HMO4)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree453.2
2) Agree36526.3
3) Neither agree nor disagree23817.2
4) Disagree42830.9
5) Strongly disagree1188.5
8) Don't know18713.5
9) No answer60.4
Missing1445 
TOTAL1387100.0
464) Agree or disagree about HMOS: They damage the trust between doctors and patients (HMO5)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree433.1
2) Agree37727.2
3) Neither agree nor disagree26919.4
4) Disagree37927.3
5) Strongly disagree1309.4
8) Don't know18613.4
9) No answer30.2
Missing1445 
TOTAL1387100.0
465) Agree or disagree about HMOS: They take important medical decisions out of the hands of physicians (HMO6)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree332.4
2) Agree28120.3
3) Neither agree nor disagree21615.6
4) Disagree46133.2
5) Strongly disagree18013.0
8) Don't know21215.3
9) No answer40.3
Missing1445 
TOTAL1387100.0
466) Agree or disagree about HMOS: They make it more difficult to see a specialist for problems like emotional, nervous, and mental health problems (HMO7)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree292.1
2) Agree23817.2
3) Neither agree nor disagree19814.3
4) Disagree46933.8
5) Strongly disagree19414.0
8) Don't know25518.4
9) No answer40.3
Missing1445 
TOTAL1387100.0
467) As you read each of the following statements, please think about the medical care you are now receiving. If you have not received any medical care recently, circle the answer based on what you would expect if you had to seek care today. Even if you are not entirely certain about your answers, we want to remind you that your best guess is important for each statement... Doctors aren't as thorough as they should be (DOCS1)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree1289.2
2) Agree57141.2
3) Uncertain19113.8
4) Disagree42530.6
5) Strongly disagree483.5
8) Don't know211.5
9) No answer30.2
Missing1445 
TOTAL1387100.0
468) Agree or disagree about doctors: Doctors always do their best to keep the patient from worrying (DOCS2)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree554.0
2) Agree65547.2
3) Uncertain27319.7
4) Disagree34725.0
5) Strongly disagree372.7
8) Don't know171.2
9) No answer30.2
Missing1445 
TOTAL1387100.0
469) Agree or disagree about doctors: Sometimes doctors take unnecessary risks in treating their patients (DOCS3)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree523.7
2) Agree40929.5
3) Uncertain33624.2
4) Disagree48034.6
5) Strongly disagree554.0
8) Don't know493.5
9) No answer60.4
Missing1445 
TOTAL1387100.0
470) Agree or disagree about doctors: Doctors are very careful to check everything when examining their patients (DOCS4)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree392.8
2) Agree42930.9
3) Uncertain28220.3
4) Disagree55540.0
5) Strongly disagree584.2
8) Don't know201.4
9) No answer40.3
Missing1445 
TOTAL1387100.0
471) Agree or disagree about doctors: Doctors always treat their patients with respect (DOCS5)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree836.0
2) Agree61844.6
3) Uncertain19313.9
4) Disagree42030.3
5) Strongly disagree523.7
8) Don't know141.0
9) No answer70.5
Missing1445 
TOTAL1387100.0
472) Agree or disagree about doctors: I hardly ever see the same doctor when I go for medical care (DOCS6)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree402.9
2) Agree21415.4
3) Uncertain594.3
4) Disagree78156.3
5) Strongly disagree25318.2
8) Don't know312.2
9) No answer90.6
Missing1445 
TOTAL1387100.0
473) Agree or disagree about doctors: Doctors always avoid unnecessary patient expense (DOCS7)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree332.4
2) Agree27419.8
3) Uncertain28020.2
4) Disagree64346.4
5) Strongly disagree1097.9
8) Don't know413.0
9) No answer70.5
Missing1445 
TOTAL1387100.0
474) Agree or disagree about doctors: Doctors cause people to worry a lot because they don't explain medical problems to patients (DOCS8)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree906.5
2) Agree47033.9
3) Uncertain21915.8
4) Disagree52337.7
5) Strongly disagree634.5
8) Don't know181.3
9) No answer40.3
Missing1445 
TOTAL1387100.0
475) Agree or disagree about doctors: The medical problems I've had in the past are ignored when I seek care for a new medical problem (DOCS9)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree362.6
2) Agree20614.9
3) Uncertain19914.3
4) Disagree78656.7
5) Strongly disagree997.1
8) Don't know554.0
9) No answer60.4
Missing1445 
TOTAL1387100.0
476) Agree or disagree about doctors: Doctors never recommend surgery (an operation) unless there is no other way to solve the problem (DOCS10)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree503.6
2) Agree53938.9
3) Uncertain26819.3
4) Disagree43231.1
5) Strongly disagree473.4
8) Don't know463.3
9) No answer50.4
Missing1445 
TOTAL1387100.0
477) Agree or disagree about doctors: My doctors is willing to refer me to a specialist when needed (DOCS11)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree19514.1
2) Agree96669.6
3) Uncertain1087.8
4) Disagree684.9
5) Strongly disagree60.4
8) Don't know382.7
9) No answer60.4
Missing1445 
TOTAL1387100.0
478) Agree or disagree about doctors: I worry that my doctor is being prevented from telling me the full range of options for my treatment (DOCS12)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree453.2
2) Agree25418.3
3) Uncertain23717.1
4) Disagree69049.7
5) Strongly disagree1148.2
8) Don't know413.0
9) No answer60.4
Missing1445 
TOTAL1387100.0
479) Agree or disagree about doctors: I worry that I will be denied the treatment or services I need (DOCS13)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree594.3
2) Agree26118.8
3) Uncertain18513.3
4) Disagree73452.9
5) Strongly disagree1188.5
8) Don't know241.7
9) No answer60.4
Missing1445 
TOTAL1387100.0
480) Agree or disagree about doctors: I worry that my doctor will put cost considerations above the care I need (DOCS14)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree493.5
2) Agree28020.2
3) Uncertain20114.5
4) Disagree71051.2
5) Strongly disagree1168.4
8) Don't know261.9
9) No answer50.4
Missing1445 
TOTAL1387100.0
481) Agree or disagree about doctors: I doubt that my doctor really cares about me as a person (DOCS15)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree251.8
2) Agree19914.3
3) Neither agree nor disagree20815.0
4) Disagree75854.7
5) Strongly disagree16411.8
8) Don't know241.7
9) No answer90.6
Missing1445 
TOTAL1387100.0
482) Agree or disagree about doctors: I trust my doctor's judgments about my medical care (DOCS16)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree16411.8
2) Agree94468.1
3) Neither agree nor disagree15711.3
4) Disagree825.9
5) Strongly disagree171.2
8) Don't know141.0
9) No answer90.6
Missing1445 
TOTAL1387100.0
483) Agree or disagree about doctors: I feel my doctor does not do everything he should for my medical care (DOCS17)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree261.9
2) Agree24617.7
3) Neither agree nor disagree20414.7
4) Disagree74753.9
5) Strongly disagree1309.4
8) Don't know241.7
9) No answer100.7
Missing1445 
TOTAL1387100.0
484) Agree or disagree about doctors: I trust my doctor to put my medical needs above all other considerations when treating my medical problems (DOCS18)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree1359.7
2) Agree86062.0
3) Neither agree nor disagree20514.8
4) Disagree1349.7
5) Strongly disagree110.8
8) Don't know322.3
9) No answer100.7
Missing1445 
TOTAL1387100.0
485) Agree or disagree about doctors: My doctor is a real expert in taking care of medical problems like mine (DOCS19)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree1188.5
2) Agree68949.7
3) Neither agree nor disagree35725.7
4) Disagree1389.9
5) Strongly disagree151.1
8) Don't know604.3
9) No answer100.7
Missing1445 
TOTAL1387100.0
486) Agree or disagree about doctors: I trust my doctor to tell me if a mistake was made about my treatment (DOCS20)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree1027.4
2) Agree72852.5
3) Neither agree nor disagree21915.8
4) Disagree22216.0
5) Strongly disagree624.5
8) Don't know443.2
9) No answer100.7
Missing1445 
TOTAL1387100.0
487) Have you ever heard of Prozac? (PROZAC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes119185.9
2) No16111.6
8) Not sure/Can't remember292.1
9) No answer60.4
Missing1445 
TOTAL1387100.0
488) Have you, yourself, ever taken Prozac? (USEDPROZ)
TOTAL%
1) Yes978.1
2) No107890.1
8) Not sure/Can't remember70.6
9) No answer151.3
Missing1635 
TOTAL1197100.0
489) Have you ever personally known anyone who took Prozac? (KNWNPROZ)
TOTAL%
1) Yes67056.0
2) No47039.3
8) Not sure/Can't remember413.4
9) No answer161.3
Missing1635 
TOTAL1197100.0
490) What can you tell me about what Prozac is used for? (PROZFOR1)
TOTAL%
1) Psychiatric/mental health/problems/illness; crazy people; emotional problems/disturbance; mental stability/instability13611.4
2) Depression/anti-depressant53945.0
3) Moods stabilization/swings/altering/enhancing342.8
4) Calming; relaxing574.8
5) Stress181.5
6) Unhappiness/happiness; feel good161.3
7) Psychotropic drug; nerve pill605.0
8) Dieting40.3
9) Upper\stimulant141.2
11) Anxiety231.9
12) Obsessive Compulsive Disorder30.3
13) Tranquilizer/sedative/downer80.7
14) Sleep disorder10.1
15) Hyperactivity in/calm down children; Attention Deficit Disorder161.3
16) Chemical imbalance/brain chemistry/regulate chemicals70.6
17) Valley/manic depressive/bi-polar110.9
18) Serotonin20.2
19) Schizophrenia/hearing voices/hallucinations40.3
20) Logical thinking/concentration/bran stimulation242.0
21) Suicide10.1
22) Female disorders/hormonal imbalance; hot flushes; PMS; Menopause50.4
23) Pain reliever50.4
24) Other specific mental disorders; phobias; panic attacks; MPD; learning disability; lust or sex desire40.3
25) Eating Disorder131.1
26) 2610.1
50) Miscellaneous131.1
98) Don't know14412.0
99) No answer342.8
Missing1635 
TOTAL1197100.0
491) What can you tell me about what Prozac is used for? Second mention... (PROZFOR2)
TOTAL%
1) Psychiatric/mental health/problems/illness; crazy people; emotional problems/disturbance; mental stability/instability3511.0
2) Depression/anti-depressant5818.3
3) Moods stabilization/swings/altering/enhancing226.9
4) Calming; relaxing144.4
5) Stress216.6
6) Unhappiness/happiness; feel good61.9
7) Psychotropic drug; nerve pill144.4
8) Dieting51.6
9) Upper\stimulant30.9
10) Addictions10.3
11) Anxiety309.5
12) Obsessive Compulsive Disorder30.9
13) Tranquilizer/sedative/downer41.3
14) Sleep disorder61.9
15) Hyperactivity in/calm down children; Attention Deficit Disorder92.8
16) Chemical imbalance/brain chemistry/regulate chemicals82.5
17) Valley/manic depressive/bi-polar30.9
18) Serotonin30.9
19) Schizophrenia/hearing voices/hallucinations20.6
20) Logical thinking/concentration/bran stimulation82.5
21) Suicide51.6
22) Female disorders/hormonal imbalance; hot flushes; PMS; Menopause30.9
23) Pain reliever20.6
24) Other specific mental disorders; phobias; panic attacks; MPD; learning disability; lust or sex desire82.5
25) Eating Disorder309.5
26) 2630.9
50) Miscellaneous51.6
99) No answer61.9
Missing2515 
TOTAL317100.0
492) What can you tell me about what Prozac is used for? Third mention... (PROZFOR3)
TOTAL%
1) Psychiatric/mental health/problems/illness; crazy people; emotional problems/disturbance; mental stability/instability912.0
2) Depression/anti-depressant810.7
3) Moods stabilization/swings/altering/enhancing34.0
4) Calming; relaxing68.0
5) Stress34.0
6) Unhappiness/happiness; feel good34.0
8) Dieting22.7
11) Anxiety45.3
12) Obsessive Compulsive Disorder22.7
13) Tranquilizer/sedative/downer22.7
14) Sleep disorder11.3
15) Hyperactivity in/calm down children; Attention Deficit Disorder11.3
16) Chemical imbalance/brain chemistry/regulate chemicals22.7
19) Schizophrenia/hearing voices/hallucinations34.0
20) Logical thinking/concentration/bran stimulation11.3
21) Suicide11.3
24) Other specific mental disorders; phobias; panic attacks; MPD; learning disability; lust or sex desire79.3
25) Eating Disorder68.0
50) Miscellaneous56.7
99) No answer68.0
Missing2757 
TOTAL75100.0
493) Agree or disagree: Prozac is harmful to the body (PROZ1)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree594.9
2) Agree24020.1
3) Neither agree nor disagree37131.0
4) Disagree21117.6
5) Strongly disagree282.3
8) Don't know27923.3
9) No answer90.8
Missing1635 
TOTAL1197100.0
494) Agree or disagree: If symptoms are no longer present, people should discontinue Prozac (PROZ2)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree12610.5
2) Agree42835.8
3) Neither agree nor disagree16313.6
4) Disagree22518.8
5) Strongly disagree524.3
8) Don't know19216.0
9) No answer110.9
Missing1635 
TOTAL1197100.0
495) Agree or disagree: Taking Prozac interferes with daily activities (PROZ3)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree463.8
2) Agree24620.6
3) Neither agree nor disagree26221.9
4) Disagree32327.0
5) Strongly disagree363.0
8) Don't know27222.7
9) No answer121.0
Missing1635 
TOTAL1197100.0
496) Agree or disagree: Taking Prozac helps people deal with day-to-day stresses (PROZ4)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree645.3
2) Agree67656.5
3) Neither agree nor disagree17414.5
4) Disagree484.0
5) Strongly disagree121.0
8) Don't know21217.7
9) No answer110.9
Missing1635 
TOTAL1197100.0
497) Agree or disagree: Taking Prozac makes things easier in relations with family and friends (PROZ5)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree504.2
2) Agree54845.8
3) Neither agree nor disagree24620.6
4) Disagree937.8
5) Strongly disagree131.1
8) Don't know23519.6
9) No answer121.0
Missing1635 
TOTAL1197100.0
498) Agree or disagree: I think Prozac helps people control their symptoms (PROZ6)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree534.4
2) Agree64754.1
3) Neither agree nor disagree20717.3
4) Disagree584.8
5) Strongly disagree110.9
8) Don't know21017.5
9) No answer110.9
Missing1635 
TOTAL1197100.0
499) Agree or disagree: Talking Prozac makes people feel better about themselves (PROZ7)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree524.3
2) Agree49141.0
3) Neither agree nor disagree27222.7
4) Disagree968.0
5) Strongly disagree231.9
8) Don't know25020.9
9) No answer131.1
Missing1635 
TOTAL1197100.0
500) Agree or disagree: Prozac should be taken to enhance the strengths of people's personalities (PROZ8)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree121.0
2) Agree988.2
3) Neither agree nor disagree21117.6
4) Disagree43035.9
5) Strongly disagree18615.5
8) Don't know24720.6
9) No answer131.1
Missing1635 
TOTAL1197100.0
501) Agree or disagree: Only people who are diagnosed with clinical depression should take Prozac (PROZ9)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree13711.4
2) Agree45137.7
3) Neither agree nor disagree20617.2
4) Disagree1139.4
5) Strongly disagree242.0
8) Don't know25321.1
9) No answer131.1
Missing1635 
TOTAL1197100.0
502) How likely would you be to take doctor prescribed Prozac in the following situations...because you were having trouble in your personal life (PROZSLF1)
TOTAL%
1) Very likely594.9
2) Somewhat likely1179.8
3) Mixed957.9
4) Somewhat unlikely19116.0
5) Very unlikely63453.0
8) Don't know917.6
9) No answer100.8
Missing1635 
TOTAL1197100.0
503) How likely to take doctor prescribed Prozac...because you didn't know how to cope anymore with the stresses of life (PROZSLF2)
TOTAL%
1) Very likely1048.7
2) Somewhat likely21017.5
3) Mixed13611.4
4) Somewhat unlikely19116.0
5) Very unlikely44437.1
8) Don't know1008.4
9) No answer121.0
Missing1635 
TOTAL1197100.0
504) How likely to take doctor prescribed Prozac...because you were feeling depressed, tired, were having trouble sleeping and concentrating, and felt worthless (PROZSLF3)
TOTAL%
1) Very likely12710.6
2) Somewhat likely23419.5
3) Mixed12610.5
4) Somewhat unlikely17614.7
5) Very unlikely42835.8
8) Don't know957.9
9) No answer110.9
Missing1635 
TOTAL1197100.0
505) How likely to take doctor prescribed Prozac...for no apparent reason, you were having periods of intense fear in which you were trembling, sweating, feeling dizzy, and feared losing control or going crazy (PROZSLF4)
TOTAL%
1) Very likely18615.5
2) Somewhat likely29224.4
3) Mixed15212.7
4) Somewhat unlikely12610.5
5) Very unlikely31926.6
8) Don't know1099.1
9) No answer131.1
Missing1635 
TOTAL1197100.0
506) How likely would you be to give doctor prescribed Prozac to your child or a child you were responsible for in the following situations (A child would be confused anyone between the age of 8 and 15)...because s/he is hostile, often loses his/her temper, often argues with adults, actively defies authority and seems spiteful or vindictive (PROZKID1)
TOTAL%
1) Very likely675.6
2) Somewhat likely16013.4
3) Mixed13211.0
4) Somewhat unlikely17314.5
5) Very unlikely52543.9
8) Don't know12710.6
9) No answer131.1
Missing1635 
TOTAL1197100.0
507) How likely to give doctor prescribed Prozac to child... because s/he is not paying attention at school, does not follow through with school work and chores, had difficulty organizing activities, is easily distracted, talks excessively, and seems to run around or fidget constantly (PROZKID2)
TOTAL%
1) Very likely403.3
2) Somewhat likely12110.1
3) Mixed1139.4
4) Somewhat unlikely19916.6
5) Very unlikely58749.0
8) Don't know12410.4
9) No answer131.1
Missing1635 
TOTAL1197100.0
508) How likely to give doctor prescribed Prozac to child...because s/he was talking about killing him or herself (PROZKID3)
TOTAL%
1) Very likely23719.8
2) Somewhat likely24320.3
3) Mixed18015.0
4) Somewhat unlikely786.5
5) Very unlikely31025.9
8) Don't know13611.4
9) No answer131.1
Missing1635 
TOTAL1197100.0
509) When you retire, do you think Social Security benefits will be much better than those now paid to retirees, somewhat better, about the same, somewhat worse, or much worse? (SOCSECRT)
TOTAL%
1) Much better322.3
2) Somewhat better866.2
3) About the same31822.9
4) Somewhat worse36026.0
5) Much worse42030.3
8) Don't know1007.2
9) No answer715.1
Missing1445 
TOTAL1387100.0
510) Please tell me which of the following statements comes closest to your opinion about the Social Security program...1. The Social Security program has no serious problems, certainly none that require changing the current system; 2. Social Security has minor problems that can be fixed with minor changes to the current system; 3. Social Security's problems are serious and can be fixed only with major changes to the current system; 4. Social Security's problems are so bad that the current system should be replaced (SOCSECFX)
TOTAL%
1) The Social Security program has no serious problems, certainly none that require changing the current system644.6
2) Social Security has minor problems that can be fixed with minor changes to the current system30421.9
3) Social Security's problems are serious and can be fixed only with major changes to the current system71451.5
4) Social Security's problems are so bad that the current system should be replaced21815.7
8) Don't know805.8
9) No answer70.5
Missing1445 
TOTAL1387100.0
511) Do you think it would be better to phase out Social Security and require people to take what they and their employers now pay into Social Security and invest it in mandatory private retirement accounts, or do you think Social Security should continue much as it is now? (SOCSECNU)
TOTAL%
1) Phase out Social Security44832.3
2) Continue as it75554.4
8) Don't know17312.5
9) No answer110.8
Missing1445 
TOTAL1387100.0
512) Now in this section, I will ask you some questions about the end of life. Have you or any close friend or family members been faced with a terminal or life-threatening illness? (TERMINAL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, myself715.1
2) Yes, friend1007.2
3) Relative32423.4
4) Yes, other relative37026.7
5) No45933.1
6) Self and one another70.5
7) Two or more261.9
8) Don't know141.0
9) No answer161.2
Missing1445 
TOTAL1387100.0
513) Now, I would like to talk about concerns you may have when considering what may happen at the end of your life. Please tell me how much you agree or disagree with each of these statements...I worry about the economic burden that a terminal illness might cause my family (TERMECON)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree30522.0
2) Agree53638.6
3) Neither agree nor disagree14710.6
4) Disagree28520.5
5) Strongly disagree916.6
8) Don't know181.3
9) No answer50.4
Missing1445 
TOTAL1387100.0
514) Agree or disagree about terminal illness: My religious community would be very helpful if I were terminally ill (TERMREL)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree23617.0
2) Agree51036.8
3) Neither agree nor disagree19914.3
4) Disagree22816.4
5) Strongly disagree1349.7
8) Don't know664.8
9) No answer141.0
Missing1445 
TOTAL1387100.0
515) Agree or disagree about terminal illness: I worry about the emotional burden that my family might face making decisions for me at the end of life (TERMEMOT)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree28320.4
2) Agree56640.8
3) Neither agree nor disagree1188.5
4) Disagree31122.4
5) Strongly disagree795.7
8) Don't know221.6
9) No answer80.6
Missing1445 
TOTAL1387100.0
516) Agree or disagree about terminal illness: I believe that the doctors will be able to control my pain (TERMPAIN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree1188.5
2) Agree71551.6
3) Neither agree nor disagree24817.9
4) Disagree18513.3
5) Strongly disagree523.7
8) Don't know644.6
9) No answer50.4
Missing1445 
TOTAL1387100.0
517) Agree or disagree about terminal illness: I worry that if I run out of money or health insurance I will get second class health care (TERMPAY)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree20815.0
2) Agree55439.9
3) Neither agree nor disagree17712.8
4) Disagree33924.4
5) Strongly disagree614.4
8) Don't know413.0
9) No answer70.5
Missing1445 
TOTAL1387100.0
518) People sometimes are incapable of making decisions about their care and medical treatment at the end of life. If you were incapable, how much trust would you put in the following people to do what was best for you?...I would trust my family (TRUSTFAM)
TOTAL%
1) Completely102573.9
2) A great deal24217.4
3) Somewhat775.6
4) Only a little171.2
5) Not at all171.2
8) Don't know20.1
9) No answer70.5
Missing1445 
TOTAL1387100.0
519) How much would respondent trust the following people to make decisions about medical care is he/she were unable... I would trust my doctor (TRUSTDOC)
TOTAL%
1) Completely38127.5
2) A great deal40028.8
3) Somewhat44131.8
4) Only a little946.8
5) Not at all493.5
8) Don't know181.3
9) No answer40.3
Missing1445 
TOTAL1387100.0
520) How much would respondent trust the following people to make decisions about medical care if respondent were unable... I would trust the courts (TRUSTCRT)
TOTAL%
1) Completely513.7
2) A great deal554.0
3) Somewhat37226.8
4) Only a little28420.5
5) Not at all57941.7
8) Don't know423.0
9) No answer40.3
Missing1445 
TOTAL1387100.0
521) Now I'm going to describe a patient to you and then ask you some questions about that patient -- Vignette read to respondent (TERMVIG)
TOTAL%
1) A. 72-yr fem w/ lung cancer told by doc cancer spread-chem and radiatn treatmts not work-doctor tells expect to get worse w/ more pain-die in 2 mnths22316.1
2) B. A 72-yr fem w/ lung cancer told by doc cancer spread-chem and radiatn treatmts not work-doct tells expect to get worse w/ more pain-die in 18 mnths22416.1
3) C. A 35-yr person w/ lung cancer told by doc cancer spread-chem and radiatn treatms not work-doc tells expect get worse w/ more pain-die in 18 mnths23116.7
4) D. A 35-yr person w/ lung cancer told by doc cancer spread-chem and radiatn treatms not work- doc tells expect get worse w/ more pain-die in 2 mnths24617.7
5) E. A 72-yr male w/ lung cancer told by doc cancer spread-chem and radiatn treatmts not work-doctor tells expect get worse w/ more pain-die in 2 mnths23116.7
6) F. A 72-yr male w/ lung cancer told by doc cancer spread-chem and radiatn treatmts not work-doctor tells expect get worse w/ more pain-die in 18 mnths23216.7
Missing1445 
TOTAL1387100.0
522) Vignette: How much do you agree or disagree with the following options for this person? This person should...Have a right to refuse further treatment except for pain relief (RIGHTREF)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree70350.7
2) Agree56640.8
3) Neither agree nor disagree292.1
4) Disagree352.5
5) Strongly disagree90.6
8) Don't know90.6
9) No answer362.6
Missing1445 
TOTAL1387100.0
523) Vignette: patient should have the right to...Refuse further treatment except for pain relief right now (NOTREAT)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree44432.0
2) Agree52337.7
3) Neither agree nor disagree16511.9
4) Disagree15110.9
5) Strongly disagree322.3
8) Don't know332.4
9) No answer392.8
Missing1445 
TOTAL1387100.0
524) Vignette: patient should have the right to... Prepare written instructions explaining what their future care should be (INSTRCTN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree57641.5
2) Agree66648.0
3) Neither agree nor disagree574.1
4) Disagree282.0
5) Strongly disagree30.2
8) Don't know191.4
9) No answer382.7
Missing1445 
TOTAL1387100.0
525) Vignette: patient should have the right to... Choose hospice services where the patients will be cared for until the patient dies naturally (HOSPICE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree45732.9
2) Agree63645.9
3) Neither agree nor disagree14810.7
4) Disagree604.3
5) Strongly disagree100.7
8) Don't know402.9
9) No answer362.6
Missing1445 
TOTAL1387100.0
526) Vignette: patient should have the right to... Ask doctors to increase the use of pain medication, even if it might lead to premature death (PAINMED)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree36226.1
2) Agree51637.2
3) Neither agree nor disagree23116.7
4) Disagree16311.8
5) Strongly disagree292.1
8) Don't know493.5
9) No answer372.7
Missing1445 
TOTAL1387100.0
527) Vignette: patient should have the right to... Ask for physician-assisted suicide (DOCSUI)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree18413.3
2) Agree23416.9
3) Neither agree nor disagree26018.7
4) Disagree33824.4
5) Strongly disagree27720.0
8) Don't know564.0
9) No answer382.7
Missing1445 
TOTAL1387100.0
528) On the whole, do you think it should or should not be the government's responsibility to . . . Provide a job for everyone who wants one. (JOBSALL)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely should be15211.8
2) Probably should be29923.3
3) Probably should not be32225.1
4) Definitely should not be41432.2
8) Can't choose846.5
9) No answer131.0
Missing1548 
TOTAL1284100.0
529) Government responsibility: Reduce income differences between the rich and poor. (EQUALIZE)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely should be21616.8
2) Probably should be33225.9
3) Probably should not be29923.3
4) Definitely should not be32125.0
8) Can't choose977.6
9) No answer191.5
Missing1548 
TOTAL1284100.0
530) 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 agree35018.3
2) Agree104054.4
3) Neither agree nor disagree21111.0
4) Disagree22912.0
5) Strongly disagree502.6
8) Don't know301.6
9) No answer10.1
Missing921 
TOTAL1911100.0
531) All in all, family life suffers when the woman has a full-time job--do you agree or disagree? (FAMSUFFR)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree13610.6
2) Agree24419.0
3) Neither agree nor disagree24018.7
4) Disagree33826.3
5) Strongly disagree27321.3
8) Don't know262.0
9) No answer272.1
Missing1548 
TOTAL1284100.0
532) A husband's job is to earn money; a wife's job is to look after the home and family--do you agree or disagree? (HUBBYWRK)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree1219.4
2) Agree15311.9
3) Neither agree nor disagree23718.5
4) Disagree30523.8
5) Strongly disagree42032.7
8) Don't know231.8
9) No answer251.9
Missing1548 
TOTAL1284100.0
533) It is alright for a couple to live together without intending to get married--do you agree or disagree? (COHABOK)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree21316.6
2) Agree32925.6
3) Neither agree nor disagree25820.1
4) Disagree20115.7
5) Strongly disagree23017.9
8) Don't know292.3
9) No answer241.9
Missing1548 
TOTAL1284100.0
534) 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 agree18814.6
2) Agree29923.3
3) Neither agree nor disagree32925.6
4) Disagree21116.4
5) Strongly disagree19915.5
8) Don't know312.4
9) No answer272.1
Missing1548 
TOTAL1284100.0
535) Suppose you could change the way you spend your time, spending more on some things and less on others. Which of the following things would you like to spend more time on, which would you like to spend less time on, and which would you like to spend the same amount of time on as now? Time in a paid job? (TIMEPDWK)
TOTAL%
1) Spend much more time1109.0
2) Spend a little more time15112.3
3) Spend the same time as now35028.6
4) Spend a bit less time20416.7
5) Spend much less time1058.6
8) Can't choose22718.6
9) No answer766.2
Missing1609 
TOTAL1223100.0
536) Which of the following things would you like to spend more time on, which would you like to spend less time on, and which would you like to spend the same amount of time on as now? Time doing household work? (TIMEHHWK)
TOTAL%
1) Spend much more time574.7
2) Spend a little more time23319.1
3) Spend the same time as now38531.5
4) Spend a bit less time24720.2
5) Spend much less time23118.9
8) Can't choose302.5
9) No answer403.3
Missing1609 
TOTAL1223100.0
537) Which of the following things would you like to spend more time on, which would you like to spend less time on, and which would you like to spend the same amount of time on as now? Time with your family? (TIMEFAM)
TOTAL%
1) Spend much more time49040.1
2) Spend a little more time44736.5
3) Spend the same time as now21317.4
4) Spend a bit less time70.6
5) Spend much less time121.0
8) Can't choose211.7
9) No answer332.7
Missing1609 
TOTAL1223100.0
538) Which of the following things would you like to spend more time on, which would you like to spend less time on, and which would you like to spend the same amount of time on as now? (TIMEFRND)
TOTAL%
1) Spend much more time23018.8
2) Spend a little more time53643.8
3) Spend the same time as now36129.5
4) Spend a bit less time292.4
5) Spend much less time151.2
8) Can't choose141.1
9) No answer383.1
Missing1609 
TOTAL1223100.0
539) Which of the following things would you like to spend more time on, which would you like to spend less time on, and which would you like to spend the same amount of time on as now? Time in leisure activities? (TIMELEIS)
TOTAL%
1) Spend much more time36129.5
2) Spend a little more time49240.2
3) Spend the same time as now27022.1
4) Spend a bit less time282.3
5) Spend much less time151.2
8) Can't choose231.9
9) No answer342.8
Missing1609 
TOTAL1223100.0
540) A job is just a way of earning money, no more--do you agree or disagree? (WRKEARN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree756.1
2) Agree20917.1
3) Neither agree nor disagree19816.2
4) Disagree48339.5
5) Strongly disagree20116.4
8) Can't choose252.0
9) No answer322.6
Missing1609 
TOTAL1223100.0
541) I would enjoy having a paying job even if I did not need that money--do you agree or disagree? (WRKENJOY)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree1129.2
2) Agree58347.7
3) Neither agree nor disagree18615.2
4) Disagree20616.8
5) Strongly disagree756.1
8) Can't choose342.8
9) No answer272.2
Missing1609 
TOTAL1223100.0
542) Work is a person's most important activity--do you agree or disagree? (WRKIMP)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree937.6
2) Agree26321.5
3) Neither agree nor disagree22518.4
4) Disagree42835.0
5) Strongly disagree17614.4
8) Can't choose151.2
9) No answer231.9
Missing1609 
TOTAL1223100.0
543) Are you the person who is responsible for doing the general domestic duties-like cleaning, cooking, washing and so on-in your household? (HWDUTIES)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, I am mainly responsible68756.2
2) Yes, I am equally responsible with someone else30124.6
3) No someone else is mainly responsible18515.1
8) 810.1
9) No answer494.0
Missing1609 
TOTAL1223100.0
544) The following are various aspects of jobs. How important do you personally consider each aspect in a job. How important is job security? (SECJOB)
TOTAL%
1) Very important67855.4
2) Important42835.0
3) Neither important nor unimportant423.4
4) Not important151.2
5) Not important at all60.5
8) Can't choose151.2
9) No answer393.2
Missing1609 
TOTAL1223100.0
545) How important is high income? (HIINC)
TOTAL%
1) Very important27122.2
2) Important65653.6
3) Neither important nor unimportant18114.8
4) Not important524.3
5) Not important at all50.4
8) Can't choose171.4
9) No answer413.4
Missing1609 
TOTAL1223100.0
546) How important are good opportunities for advancement? (PROMOTN)
TOTAL%
1) Very important42734.9
2) Important59848.9
3) Neither important nor unimportant998.1
4) Not important302.5
5) Not important at all30.2
8) Can't choose211.7
9) No answer453.7
Missing1609 
TOTAL1223100.0
547) How important is an interesting job? (INTJOB)
TOTAL%
1) Very important59648.7
2) Important51542.1
3) Neither important nor unimportant373.0
4) Not important161.3
5) Not important at all30.2
8) Can't choose151.2
9) No answer413.4
Missing1609 
TOTAL1223100.0
548) How important is a job allows someone to work independently (WRKINDP)
TOTAL%
1) Very important33527.4
2) Important58647.9
3) Neither important nor unimportant19816.2
4) Not important352.9
5) Not important at all60.5
8) Can't choose231.9
9) No answer403.3
Missing1609 
TOTAL1223100.0
549) How important is a job that allows someone to help other people? (HLPOTHS)
TOTAL%
1) Very important34628.3
2) Important59448.6
3) Neither important nor unimportant18415.0
4) Not important352.9
5) Not important at all60.5
8) Can't choose151.2
9) No answer433.5
Missing1609 
TOTAL1223100.0
550) How important is a job that is useful to society? (HLPSOC)
TOTAL%
1) Very important36229.6
2) Important55245.1
3) Neither important nor unimportant20716.9
4) Not important342.8
5) Not important at all70.6
8) Can't choose201.6
9) No answer413.4
Missing1609 
TOTAL1223100.0
551) How important is a job with flexible working hours? (FLEXHRS)
TOTAL%
1) Very important19716.1
2) Important44136.1
3) Neither important nor unimportant38531.5
4) Not important1189.6
5) Not important at all161.3
8) Can't choose272.2
9) No answer393.2
Missing1609 
TOTAL1223100.0
552) Suppose you were working and could choose between different kinds of jobs. Which of the following would you personally choose? I would advise being an employee [or] being self-employed. (EMPSELF)
TOTAL%
1) Employee31325.6
2) Self-Employ75862.0
8) Can't choose12810.5
9) No answer242.0
Missing1609 
TOTAL1223100.0
553) I would advise working in a small firm [or] working in a large firm. (SMALLBIG)
TOTAL%
1) Small firm72759.4
2) Big firm30825.2
8) Can't choose15913.0
9) No answer292.4
Missing1609 
TOTAL1223100.0
554) I would advise working in a private business [or] working for the government or civil service. (PRIVGOVT)
TOTAL%
1) Private firm80165.5
2) Government23118.9
8) Can't choose16113.2
9) No answer302.5
Missing1609 
TOTAL1223100.0
555) Asked of those who either work less than 10 hours a week or do not currently have a job, but would like to have one: If you were looking actively, how easy or difficult do you think it would be for you to find an acceptable job? (FINDJOB)
TOTAL%
1) Very easy23419.1
2) Fairly easy36529.8
3) Neither easy nor difficult16413.4
4) Fairly difficult23619.3
5) Very difficult14812.1
8) Can't choose443.6
9) No answer322.6
Missing1609 
TOTAL1223100.0
556) Note: Variables IWRKHARD through # EMPLOYED apply only to those people working 10 or more hours a week for pay. Which of the following statements best describes your feelings about your job: 1) I work only as hard as I have to; 2) I work hard, but not so as to interfere with the rest of my life; 3) I make a point of doing the best work I can, even if it sometimes does interfere with the rest of my life? (IWRKHARD)
TOTAL%
1) I work only as hard as I have to677.7
2) I work hard, but not so as to interfere with the rest of my life30635.4
3) I make a point of doing the best work I can, even if it sometimes does interfere with the rest of my life45152.1
8) Can't choose131.5
9) No answer283.2
Missing1967 
TOTAL865100.0
557) Thinking of the number of hours you work and the money you earn in your main job, including regular overtime. If you had only one of these three choices, which of the following would you prefer? (HRSMONEY)
TOTAL%
1) Work longer hours and earn more money24728.6
2) Work the same number of hours and earn the same money43750.5
3) Work fewer hours and earn less money778.9
8) Can't choose718.2
9) No answer333.8
Missing1967 
TOTAL865100.0
558) My job is secure--do you agree or disagree? (RSECJOB)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree19722.8
2) Agree37743.6
3) Neither agree nor disagree12714.7
4) Disagree9611.1
5) Strongly disagree242.8
8) Can't choose70.8
9) No answer374.3
Missing1967 
TOTAL865100.0
559) My income is high--do you agree or disagree? (RHIINC)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree404.6
2) Agree16218.7
3) Neither agree nor disagree24828.7
4) Disagree29834.5
5) Strongly disagree768.8
8) Can't choose40.5
9) No answer374.3
Missing1967 
TOTAL865100.0
560) My opportunities for advancement are high--do you agree or disagree? (RPROMOTN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree546.2
2) Agree20123.2
3) Neither agree nor disagree25929.9
4) Disagree24228.0
5) Strongly disagree647.4
8) Can't choose91.0
9) No answer364.2
Missing1967 
TOTAL865100.0
561) My job is interesting--do you agree or disagree? (RINTJOB)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree18821.7
2) Agree42348.9
3) Neither agree nor disagree12814.8
4) Disagree606.9
5) Strongly disagree273.1
8) Can't choose30.3
9) No answer364.2
Missing1967 
TOTAL865100.0
562) I can work independently--do you agree or disagree? (RWRKINDP)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree23627.3
2) Agree43149.8
3) Neither agree nor disagree839.6
4) Disagree606.9
5) Strongly disagree161.8
8) Can't choose40.5
9) No answer354.0
Missing1967 
TOTAL865100.0
563) In my job I can help other people--do you agree or disagree? (RHLPOTHS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree25429.4
2) Agree41047.4
3) Neither agree nor disagree10311.9
4) Disagree495.7
5) Strongly disagree111.3
8) Can't choose60.7
9) No answer323.7
Missing1967 
TOTAL865100.0
564) My job is useful to society--do you agree or disagree? (RHLPSOC)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree23226.8
2) Agree34840.2
3) Neither agree nor disagree16419.0
4) Disagree627.2
5) Strongly disagree141.6
8) Can't choose101.2
9) No answer354.0
Missing1967 
TOTAL865100.0
565) Now some more questions about your working conditions. How often do you come home from work exhausted? (XHAUSTN)
TOTAL%
1) Always687.9
2) Often27431.7
3) Sometimes39846.0
4) Hardly ever718.2
5) Never172.0
8) Can't choose30.3
9) No answer343.9
Missing1967 
TOTAL865100.0
566) How often do you have to do hard physical work? (PHYSWRK)
TOTAL%
1) Always738.4
2) Often10612.3
3) Sometimes20523.7
4) Hardly ever20323.5
5) Never24027.7
8) Can't choose20.2
9) No answer364.2
Missing1967 
TOTAL865100.0
567) How often do you find your work stressful? (STRESS)
TOTAL%
1) Always8910.3
2) Often22926.5
3) Sometimes37843.7
4) Hardly ever9110.5
5) Never424.9
8) Can't choose10.1
9) No answer354.0
Missing1967 
TOTAL865100.0
568) How often do you work in dangerous conditions? (DANGER)
TOTAL%
1) Always515.9
2) Often556.4
3) Sometimes14316.5
4) Hardly ever22626.1
5) Never35040.5
8) Can't choose30.3
9) No answer374.3
Missing1967 
TOTAL865100.0
569) In general, how would you describe relations in your work place between management and employees? (BOSSEMPS)
TOTAL%
1) Very good22225.7
2) Quite good34539.9
3) Neither good nor bad17820.6
4) Quite bad424.9
5) Very bad182.1
8) Can't choose202.3
9) No answer404.6
Missing1967 
TOTAL865100.0
570) In general, how would you describe relations in your work place between co-workers/colleagues? (COWRKERS)
TOTAL%
1) Very good26130.2
2) Quite good39145.2
3) Neither good nor bad12314.2
4) Quite bad131.5
5) Very bad40.5
8) Can't choose212.4
9) No answer526.0
Missing1967 
TOTAL865100.0
571) How satisfied are you in your job? (JOBSAT)
TOTAL%
1) Completely satisfied13315.4
2) Very satisfied27131.3
3) Fairly satisfied29233.8
4) Neither satisfied nor dissatisfied617.1
5) Fairly dissatisfied536.1
6) Very dissatisfied151.7
7) Completely dissatisfied91.0
8) Can't choose30.3
9) No answer283.2
Missing1967 
TOTAL865100.0
572) 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) 1-949025.5
2) 10-4947324.6
3) 50-9920610.7
4) 100-49936519.0
5) 500-9991156.0
6) 1,000-1,999824.3
7) More than 2,0001397.2
8) Don't know251.3
9) No answer241.3
Missing913 
TOTAL1919100.0
573) In deciding the pay for two people doing the same kind of work, how important should be... How well the person does the job (PAYDOJOB)
TOTAL%
1) Essential57647.1
2) Very important51642.2
3) Fairly important746.1
4) Not very important40.3
5) Not important at all30.2
8) Don't know121.0
9) No answer383.1
Missing1609 
TOTAL1223100.0
574) How important for deciding pay for same work... The person's family responsibilities? (PAYFAM)
TOTAL%
1) Essential826.7
2) Very important25220.6
3) Fairly important28723.5
4) Not very important32426.5
5) Not important at all20917.1
8) Don't know292.4
9) No answer403.3
Missing1609 
TOTAL1223100.0
575) How important for deciding pay for same work...The person's education and formal qualifications? (PAYEDUC)
TOTAL%
1) Essential21417.5
2) Very important48339.5
3) Fairly important33927.7
4) Not very important998.1
5) Not important at all393.2
8) Don't know100.8
9) No answer393.2
Missing1609 
TOTAL1223100.0
576) How important for deciding pay for same work... How long the person has been with the firm? (PAYTIME)
TOTAL%
1) Essential14111.5
2) Very important41834.2
3) Fairly important40733.3
4) Not very important14411.8
5) Not important at all504.1
8) Don't know231.9
9) No answer403.3
Missing1609 
TOTAL1223100.0
577) New kinds of technology are being introduced more and more in the United States: computers, robots, and so on. Do you think these new technologies will over the next few years... greatly increase the number of jobs, slightly increase the number of jobs, make no difference in the number of jobs, slightly reduce the number of jobs, or greatly reduce the number of jobs? (TECHJOBS)
TOTAL%
1) …greatly increase the number of jobs?18315.0
2) …slightly increase the number of jobs?23819.5
3) …make no difference to the number of jobs?12910.5
4) …slightly reduce the number of jobs?32926.9
5) …greatly reduce the number of jobs?23219.0
8) Can't choose877.1
9) No answer252.0
Missing1609 
TOTAL1223100.0
578) Do you think that the introduction of new technologies in the United States over the next few years will make work...much more interesting, a little more interesting, neither more nor less interesting, a little less interesting, or much less interesting? (TECHWORK)
TOTAL%
1) …much more interesting?34928.5
2) …a little more interesting?41133.6
3) …neither more nor less interesting?22418.3
4) …a little less interesting?877.1
5) …much less interesting?453.7
8) Can't choose846.9
9) No answer231.9
Missing1609 
TOTAL1223100.0
579) Supposed you could decide on your work situation at present. Which of the following would you prefer? (WANTJOB1)
TOTAL%
1) A full-time job (30 hours or more per week)67254.9
2) A part-time job (10-29 hours per week)32526.6
3) A job with less than (10) hours a week695.6
4) No paid job at all1209.8
9) No answer373.0
Missing1609 
TOTAL1223100.0
580) Are you currently working for pay? (WORKNOW)
TOTAL%
1) Yes85169.6
2) No35829.3
9) No answer141.1
Missing1609 
TOTAL1223100.0
581) Which of the following statements best describes how your working hours are decided? (By working hours we mean here the times you start and finish work and not the total hours you work per week or month.) 1. Starting and finishing times are decided by my employer and I cannot change them on my own; 2. I can decide the time I start and finish work, within certain limits; 3. I am entirely free to decide when I start and finish work (SETHOURS)
TOTAL%
1) Starting and finishing times are decided by my employer and I cannot change them39045.1
2) I can decide the time I start and finish work, within certain limits36442.1
3) I am entirely free to decide when I start and finish work799.1
9) No answer323.7
Missing1967 
TOTAL865100.0
582) Which of the following statements best describes where you work? 1. I usually work in one place away from home (e.g., office or factory); 2. I usually work at home; 3. I usually work part of the week at home and part at one place away from home; 4, I usually work in a variety of places (PLACEWRK)
TOTAL%
1) I usually work in one place away from home (e.g., office or factory)61671.2
2) I usually work at home313.6
3) I usually work part of the week at home and part at one place away from home384.4
4) I usually work in a variety of places14616.9
9) No answer343.9
Missing1967 
TOTAL865100.0
583) Which of the following describes your present job situation? 1. It is a job with no written contract; 2. It is a fixed-term job lasting less than 12 months; 3. It is a fixed-term job lasting one year or more; 4. It is a job with no set time limit (WKTENURE)
TOTAL%
1) It is a job with not written contract33538.7
2) It is a fixed-term job lasting less than 12 months374.3
3) It is a fixed-term job lasting one year or more536.1
4) It is a job with no set time limit36842.5
8) Can't choose435.0
9) No answer293.4
Missing1967 
TOTAL865100.0
584) How much of your past work experience and/or job skills can you make use of in your present job? (USESKILL)
TOTAL%
1) Almost none8910.3
2) A little16018.5
3) A lot19522.5
4) Almost all36141.7
8) Can't choose303.5
9) No answer303.5
Missing1967 
TOTAL865100.0
585) Now think about the skills you actually use in your job. How important would you say each of the following was in developing these skills... School, college, or university (EDCSKILL)
TOTAL%
1) Very important21825.2
2) Important27131.3
3) Neither important nor unimportant12714.7
4) Not important10111.7
5) Not important at all829.5
8) Can't choose91.0
9) No answer576.6
Missing1967 
TOTAL865100.0
586) How important for developing job skills...Training or experience gained in my present or a previous job (JOBSKILL)
TOTAL%
1) Very important40847.2
2) Important29434.0
3) Neither important nor unimportant718.2
4) Not important232.7
5) Not important at all263.0
8) Can't choose70.8
9) No answer364.2
Missing1967 
TOTAL865100.0
587) Agree or disagree: I am willing to work harder than I have to in order to help the firm or organization I work for succeed (HELPORG1)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree19022.0
2) Agree43450.2
3) Neither agree nor disagree14116.3
4) Disagree435.0
5) Strongly disagree40.5
8) Can't choose91.0
9) No answer445.1
Missing1967 
TOTAL865100.0
588) Agree or disagree: I am proud to be working for my firm or organization (PRIDEORG)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree19222.2
2) Agree41748.2
3) Neither agree nor disagree16519.1
4) Disagree323.7
5) Strongly disagree50.6
8) Can't choose91.0
9) No answer455.2
Missing1967 
TOTAL865100.0
589) Agree or disagree: Given the chance, I would change my present type of work for something different (CHNGWORK)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree11112.8
2) Agree21024.3
3) Neither agree nor disagree18821.7
4) Disagree21424.7
5) Strongly disagree8710.1
8) Can't choose111.3
9) No answer445.1
Missing1967 
TOTAL865100.0
590) Agree or disagree: I would turn down another job that offered quite a bit more pay in order to stay with this organization (STAYORG3)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree455.2
2) Agree12214.1
3) Neither agree nor disagree20123.2
4) Disagree28833.3
5) Strongly disagree13615.7
8) Can't choose293.4
9) No answer445.1
Missing1967 
TOTAL865100.0
591) Agree or disagree: I am proud of the type of work I do (PROUDWRK)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree25329.2
2) Agree38544.5
3) Neither agree nor disagree14316.5
4) Disagree263.0
5) Strongly disagree141.6
8) Can't choose40.5
9) No answer404.6
Missing1967 
TOTAL865100.0
592) About how many days have you been absent from work in the last 6 months (not counting vacation)? (ABSENT)
TOTAL%
1) More than 20 days394.5
2) 11 to 20 days202.3
3) 6 to 10 days394.5
4) 1 to 5 days40346.6
5) None30635.4
8) Can't choose212.4
9) No answer374.3
Missing1967 
TOTAL865100.0
593) All in all, how likely is it that you will try to find a job with another firm or organization within the next 12 months? (LEAVEJOB)
TOTAL%
1) Very likely11513.3
2) Likely13415.5
3) Unlikely20123.2
4) Very unlikely35440.9
8) Can't choose263.0
9) No answer354.0
Missing1967 
TOTAL865100.0
594) To what extent, if at all, do you worry about the possibility of losing your job? (WORRYJOB)
TOTAL%
1) I worry a great deal303.5
2) I worry to some extent10512.1
3) I worry a little23226.8
4) I don't worry at all46453.6
8) Don't know10.1
9) No answer333.8
Missing1967 
TOTAL865100.0
595) If not currently working for pay: Have you ever had a paid job for one year or more? (EVJOB)
TOTAL%
1) Yes27473.7
2) No6316.9
9) No answer359.4
Missing2460 
TOTAL372100.0
596) If not currently working FOR PAY: When did your last paid job end? (YRJOBEND)
TOTAL%
41) 4120.6
44) 4410.3
45) 4510.3
46) 4610.3
50) 5010.3
51) 5110.3
52) 5220.6
55) 5510.3
56) 5610.3
59) 5910.3
62) 6231.0
64) 6410.3
66) 6620.6
67) 6710.3
69) 6920.6
70) 7041.3
71) 7110.3
72) 7220.6
74) 7420.6
75) 7520.6
76) 7641.3
78) 7851.6
79) 7951.6
80) 8061.9
81) 8131.0
82) 8251.6
83) 8341.3
84) 8482.6
85) 85123.9
86) 8651.6
87) 8741.3
88) 8820.6
89) 8992.9
90) 9051.6
91) 91154.9
92) 92113.6
93) 9372.3
94) 94134.2
95) 95154.9
96) 96268.4
97) 973812.3
98) Don't know134.2
99) No answer6220.1
Missing2523 
TOTAL309100.0
597) If not currently working for pay: What was the main reason that your job ended? 1. I reached retirement age; 2. I retired early, by choice; 3. I retired early, not by choice; 4. I became permanently disabled; 5. My place of work shut down; 6. I was dismissed; 7. My term of employment/contract ended; 8. Family responsibilities; 9. I got married (WHYJBEND)
TOTAL%
0) Don't know, no answer92.9
1) I reached retirement age7524.3
2) I retired early, by choice4514.6
3) I retired early, not by choice31.0
4) I became (permanently) disabled3210.4
5) My place of work was shut down165.2
6) I was dismissed123.9
7) My term of employment/contract ended154.9
8) Family responsibilities5517.8
9) I got married4715.2
Missing2523 
TOTAL309100.0
598) If not currently working for pay: Would you like to have a paid job, either now or in the future? (WANTJOB2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes15842.5
2) No18048.4
8) Don't know10.3
9) No answer338.9
Missing2460 
TOTAL372100.0
599) If not currently working for pay and would like a job: How likely do you think it is that you would find a job? (GETJOB)
TOTAL%
1) Very likely8021.5
2) Likely8222.0
3) Unlikely379.9
4) Very unlikely10929.3
8) Can't choose297.8
9) No answer359.4
Missing2460 
TOTAL372100.0
600) If not currently working for pay: Are you currently looking for a job? (LOOKJOB)
TOTAL%
1) Yes6517.5
2) No27674.2
9) No answer318.3
Missing2460 
TOTAL372100.0
601) If not currently working for pay: Thinking about the last 12 months, have you done any of the following in order to find a job?...Registered at a public employment agency (PUBAGNCY)
TOTAL%
1) No27473.7
2) Yes, once or twice246.5
3) Yes, more than twice71.9
9) No answer6718.0
Missing2460 
TOTAL372100.0
602) Has respondent done the following to find a job in the last 12 months...Registered at a private employment agency? (PRIAGNCY)
TOTAL%
1) No28476.3
2) Yes, once or twice154.0
3) Yes, more than twice30.8
9) No answer7018.8
Missing2460 
TOTAL372100.0
603) Has respondent done the following to find a job in the last 12 months... Answered advertisements for jobs (WANTADS)
TOTAL%
1) No25969.6
2) Yes, once or twice308.1
3) Yes, more than twice174.6
9) No answer6617.7
Missing2460 
TOTAL372100.0
604) Has respondent done the following to find a job in the last 12 months...Advertised for a job in newspapers or journals (ADFORJOB)
TOTAL%
1) No27874.7
2) Yes, once or twice143.8
3) Yes, more than twice82.2
9) No answer7219.4
Missing2460 
TOTAL372100.0
605) Has respondent done the following to find a job in the last 12 months: Applied directly to employers? (EMPLYER2)
TOTAL%
1) No24866.7
2) Yes, once or twice3910.5
3) Yes, more than twice195.1
9) No answer6617.7
Missing2460 
TOTAL372100.0
606) Has respondent done the following to find a job in the last 12 months... Asked relatives, friends, or colleagues to help you find a job? (ASKHELP)
TOTAL%
1) No25167.5
2) Yes, once or twice4111.0
3) Yes, more than twice195.1
9) No answer6116.4
Missing2460 
TOTAL372100.0
607) If not currently working for pay: What is your main source of economic support? (ECONSUP)
TOTAL%
1) Pension (private or state or social security)15240.9
2) Unemployment benefits82.2
3) Spouse/partner6617.7
4) Other family members287.5
5) Social assistance/welfare297.8
6) Occasional work41.1
7) Other4311.6
8) Don't know20.5
9) No answer4010.8
Missing2460 
TOTAL372100.0
608) If you were to consider your life in general these days, how happy or unhappy would you say you are, on the whole... (HAPUNHAP)
TOTAL%
1) Very happy46736.4
2) Fairly happy66751.9
3) Not very happy1138.8
4) Not at all happy251.9
8) Can't choose60.5
9) No answer60.5
Missing1548 
TOTAL1284100.0
609) Do you think it is wrong or not wrong if a man and a woman have sexual relations before marriage? (PREMARS1)
TOTAL%
1) Always wrong35827.9
2) Almost always wrong13810.7
3) Wrong only sometimes24318.9
4) Not wrong at all46836.4
8) Can't choose705.5
9) No answer70.5
Missing1548 
TOTAL1284100.0
610) What about a married person having sexual relations with someone other than his or her husband or wife, is it... (XMARSEX1)
TOTAL%
1) Always wrong100378.1
2) Almost always wrong16412.8
3) Wrong only sometimes725.6
4) Not wrong at all131.0
8) Can't choose262.0
9) No answer60.5
Missing1548 
TOTAL1284100.0
611) What about sexual relations between two adults of the same sex, is it... (HOMOSEX1)
TOTAL%
1) Always wrong71755.8
2) Almost always wrong645.0
3) Wrong only sometimes856.6
4) Not wrong at all28322.0
8) Can't choose1138.8
9) No answer221.7
Missing1548 
TOTAL1284100.0
612) Do you personally think it is wrong or not wrong for a woman to have an abortion... If there is a strong chance of serious defect in the baby. (ABDEFCTW)
TOTAL%
1) Always wrong27521.4
2) Almost always wrong1118.6
3) Wrong only sometimes15912.4
4) Not wrong at all62148.4
8) Can't choose957.4
9) No answer231.8
Missing1548 
TOTAL1284100.0
613) Do you personally think it is wrong or not wrong for a woman to have an abortion... If the family has a very low income and cannot afford any more children. (ABPOORW)
TOTAL%
1) Always wrong54942.8
2) Almost always wrong13810.7
3) Wrong only sometimes1128.7
4) Not wrong at all35928.0
8) Can't choose947.3
9) No answer322.5
Missing1548 
TOTAL1284100.0
614) Consider the situations listed below. Do you feel it is wrong or not wrong if... A taxpayer does not report all of his income in order to pay less income taxes. (TAXCHEAT)
TOTAL%
1) Not wrong574.4
2) A bit wrong1279.9
3) Wrong62448.6
4) Seriously wrong38429.9
8) Can't choose665.1
9) No answer262.0
Missing1548 
TOTAL1284100.0
615) A person gives the government incorrect information about himself to get government benefits that he is not entitled to. (GOVCHEAT)
TOTAL%
1) Not wrong221.7
2) A bit wrong342.6
3) Wrong51039.7
4) Seriously wrong66451.7
8) Can't choose272.1
9) No answer272.1
Missing1548 
TOTAL1284100.0
616) How much confidence do you have in... U.S. Congress (CONCONG)
TOTAL%
1) Complete confidence282.2
2) A great deal of confidence13010.1
3) Some confidence63849.7
4) Very little confidence31924.8
5) No confidence at all937.2
8) Can't choose413.2
9) No answer352.7
Missing1548 
TOTAL1284100.0
617) How much confidence do you have in... Business and industry (CONBIZ)
TOTAL%
1) Complete confidence342.6
2) A great deal of confidence27121.1
3) Some confidence65951.3
4) Very little confidence18614.5
5) No confidence at all453.5
8) Can't choose453.5
9) No answer443.4
Missing1548 
TOTAL1284100.0
618) How much confidence do you have in... Churches and religious organizations (CONCHURH)
TOTAL%
1) Complete confidence1159.0
2) A great deal of confidence40931.9
3) Some confidence48237.5
4) Very little confidence13410.4
5) No confidence at all645.0
8) Can't choose413.2
9) No answer393.0
Missing1548 
TOTAL1284100.0
619) How much confidence do you have in... Courts and legal system (CONCOURT)
TOTAL%
1) Complete confidence383.0
2) A great deal of confidence20916.3
3) Some confidence57244.5
4) Very little confidence29422.9
5) No confidence at all1048.1
8) Can't choose302.3
9) No answer372.9
Missing1548 
TOTAL1284100.0
620) How much confidence do you have in... Schools and the educational system (CONSCHLS)
TOTAL%
1) Complete confidence655.1
2) A great deal of confidence35127.3
3) Some confidence58145.2
4) Very little confidence18014.0
5) No confidence at all483.7
8) Can't choose231.8
9) No answer362.8
Missing1548 
TOTAL1284100.0
621) Religious leaders should not try to influence how people vote in elections. (CLERGVTE)
TOTAL%
1) Complete confidence44734.8
2) A great deal of confidence36728.6
3) Some confidence21016.4
4) Very little confidence15011.7
5) No confidence at all554.3
8) Can't choose211.6
9) No answer342.6
Missing1548 
TOTAL1284100.0
622) Religious leaders should not try to influence government decisions. (CLERGGOV)
TOTAL%
1) Complete confidence36628.5
2) A great deal of confidence35427.6
3) Some confidence22417.4
4) Very little confidence19715.3
5) No confidence at all685.3
8) Can't choose332.6
9) No answer423.3
Missing1548 
TOTAL1284100.0
623) Do you think that churches and religious organizations in this country have too much power or too little power? (CHURHPOW)
TOTAL%
1) Far too much power685.3
2) Too much power18614.5
3) About the right amount of power59646.4
4) Too little power18214.2
5) Far too little power503.9
8) Can't choose15712.2
9) No answer\D453.5
Missing1548 
TOTAL1284100.0
624) Which best describes your beliefs about God: 1) I don't believe..., and I never have; 2) I don't believe..., but I used to; 3) I believe..., but I didn't used to; 4) I believe..., and I always have. (GODCHNGE)
TOTAL%
1) I don't believe in God, now and I never have332.6
2) I don't believe in God, now, but I used to594.6
3) I believe in God now, but I didn't used to695.4
4) I believe in God now, and I always have96074.8
8) Can't choose1189.2
9) No answer453.5
Missing1548 
TOTAL1284100.0
625) Do you believe in... Life after death (AFTERLIF)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely66051.4
2) Yes, probably24719.2
3) No probably not1108.6
4) No definitely not1108.6
8) Can't choose1108.6
9) No answer473.7
Missing1548 
TOTAL1284100.0
626) Do you believe in... Heaven (HEAVEN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely77060.0
2) Yes, probably22317.4
3) No probably not907.0
4) No definitely not755.8
8) Can't choose715.5
9) No answer554.3
Missing1548 
TOTAL1284100.0
627) Do you believe in... Hell (HELL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely62448.6
2) Yes, probably21416.7
3) No probably not15011.7
4) No definitely not13810.7
8) Can't choose977.6
9) No answer614.8
Missing1548 
TOTAL1284100.0
628) Do you believe in... Religious miracles (MIRACLES)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely57744.9
2) Yes, probably30423.7
3) No probably not14211.1
4) No definitely not997.7
8) Can't choose1027.9
9) No answer604.7
Missing1548 
TOTAL1284100.0
629) Which of these statements comes closest to describing your feelings about the Bible: 1) the bible is the actual word of God and is to be taken literally...; 2) the Bible is the inspired word of God but not everything should be taken literally...; 3) the Bible is an ancient book of fables...recorded by man. (BIBLE1)
TOTAL%
1) The Bible is the actual word of God and it is to be taken literally, word for word35827.9
2) The Bible is the inspired word of God but not everything should be taken literally, word for word58545.6
3) The Bible is an ancient book of fables, legends, history and moral20716.1
4) Don't know403.1
8) Can't choose564.4
9) No answer383.0
Missing1548 
TOTAL1284100.0
630) There is a God who concerns Himself with every human being personally--do you agree or disagree? (THEISM)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree49338.4
2) Agree37028.8
3) Neither agree nor disagree14211.1
4) Disagree1078.3
5) Strongly disagree675.2
8) Can't choose503.9
9) No answer554.3
Missing1548 
TOTAL1284100.0
631) There is little people can do to change the course of their lives--do you agree or disagree? (FATALISM)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree423.3
2) Agree907.0
3) Neither agree nor disagree876.8
4) Disagree52841.1
5) Strongly disagree43934.2
8) Can't choose292.3
9) No answer695.4
Missing1548 
TOTAL1284100.0
632) To me, life is meaningful only because God exists--do you agree or disagree? (GODMEANS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree24218.8
2) Agree28222.0
3) Neither agree nor disagree28522.2
4) Disagree24018.7
5) Strongly disagree1209.3
8) Can't choose503.9
9) No answer655.1
Missing1548 
TOTAL1284100.0
633) In my opinion, life does not serve any purpose--do you agree or disagree? (NIHILISM)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree90.7
2) Agree292.3
3) Neither agree nor disagree755.8
4) Disagree42433.0
5) Strongly disagree63849.7
8) Can't choose383.0
9) No answer715.5
Missing1548 
TOTAL1284100.0
634) Life is only meaningful if you provide the meaning yourself--do you agree or disagree? (EGOMEANS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree1269.8
2) Agree41732.5
3) Neither agree nor disagree21917.1
4) Disagree25119.5
5) Strongly disagree15211.8
8) Can't choose503.9
9) No answer695.4
Missing1548 
TOTAL1284100.0
635) We each make our own fate--do you agree or disagree? (OWNFATE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree20015.6
2) Agree51039.7
3) Neither agree nor disagree23718.5
4) Disagree14911.6
5) Strongly disagree796.2
8) Can't choose443.4
9) No answer655.1
Missing1548 
TOTAL1284100.0
636) Has there ever been a turning point in your life when you made a new and personal commitment to religion? (RELEXPER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes56243.8
2) No65651.1
8) Don't know50.4
9) No answer614.8
Missing1548 
TOTAL1284100.0
637) What was your mother's religious preference when you were a child? Was it Protestant, Catholic, Jewish, some other religion, or no religion? (MARELKID)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant70454.8
2) Catholic39230.5
3) Jewish221.7
4) Orthodox120.9
5) Moslem60.5
6) Other141.1
7) No religion352.7
8) Don't know624.8
9) No answer372.9
Missing1548 
TOTAL1284100.0
638) If [mother] Protestant, what specific denomination was that? (MADENKID)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL70643511.93128506
639) What was your father's religious preference when you were child? Was it Protestant, Catholic, Jewish, some other religion, or no religion? (PARELKID)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant60146.8
2) Catholic34426.8
3) Jewish251.9
4) Orthodox70.5
5) Moslem80.6
6) Other201.6
7) No religion1007.8
8) Don't know13510.5
9) No answer443.4
Missing1548 
TOTAL1284100.0
640) If [father] Protestant, what specific denomination was that? (PADENKID)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL60243725.63629392
641) What religion, if any, were you raised in? Was it Protestant, Catholic, Jewish, some other religion, or no religion? (RELIGKID)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant68453.3
2) Catholic39030.4
3) Jewish231.8
4) Orthodox90.7
5) Moslem60.5
6) Other221.7
7) No religion624.8
8) Don't know231.8
9) No answer655.1
Missing1548 
TOTAL1284100.0
642) If [raised] Protestant, what specific denomination was that? (DENKID)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL74947454.28331311
643) What is your husband's/wife's religious preference? Is it Protestant, Catholic, Jewish, some other religion, or no religion? (RELIGSP)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant33154.2
2) Catholic13722.4
3) Jewish172.8
4) Orthodox61.0
5) Moslem30.5
6) Other91.5
7) No religion599.7
8) Don't know213.4
9) No answer284.6
Missing2221 
TOTAL611100.0
644) If [spouse] Protestant, what specific denomination was that? (DENSP)
TOTAL%
13000) 10.3
14000) 215.8
15000) 71.9
18000) 7019.5
20000) 123.3
22000) 61.7
23000) 10.3
28000) 287.8
30000) 20.6
32000) 41.1
33000) 10.3
34000) 10.3
38000) 3910.9
48000) 123.3
50000) 20.6
60009) 10.3
60012) 30.8
60018) 10.3
60020) 10.3
60031) 82.2
60032) 10.3
60035) 71.9
60036) 20.6
60040) 51.4
60046) 10.3
60051) 10.3
60056) 10.3
60058) 41.1
60064) 41.1
60065) 20.6
60068) 113.1
60070) 10.3
60071) 30.8
60077) 41.1
60080) 20.6
60081) 20.6
60093) 10.3
60097) 10.3
60120) 10.3
70000) 51.4
99998) 41.1
99999) 7520.9
Missing2473 
TOTAL359100.0
645) When you were a child, how often did your mother attend religious services? (ATTENDMA)
TOTAL%
1) Never705.5
2) Less than once a year443.4
3) About once or twice a year826.4
4) Several times a year1159.0
5) About once a month443.4
6) 2-3 times a month1027.9
7) Nearly every week17613.7
8) Every week35627.7
9) Several times a week1269.8
10) No mother/mother not present120.9
98) Can't say/can't remember917.1
99) No answer665.1
Missing1548 
TOTAL1284100.0
646) When you were a child, how often did your father attend religious services? (ATTENDPA)
TOTAL%
1) Never17613.7
2) Less than once a year816.3
3) About once or twice a year977.6
4) Several times a year876.8
5) About once a month544.2
6) 2-3 times a month765.9
7) Nearly every week12910.0
8) Every week25019.5
9) Several times a week957.4
10) No father/father not present191.5
98) Can't say/can't remember16813.1
99) No answer524.0
Missing1548 
TOTAL1284100.0
647) What about when you were around 11 or 12, how often did you attend religious services then? (ATTEND12)
TOTAL%
1) Never796.2
2) Less than once a year393.0
3) About once or twice a year433.3
4) Several times a year927.2
5) About once a month624.8
6) 2-3 times a month1148.9
7) Nearly every week23518.3
8) Every week39330.6
9) Several times a week14111.0
98) Can't say/can't remember383.0
99) No answer483.7
Missing1548 
TOTAL1284100.0
648) Now thinking of the present, about how often do you pray? (PRAYFREQ)
TOTAL%
1) Never13210.3
2) Less than once a year413.2
3) About once or twice a year413.2
4) Several times a year544.2
5) About once a month493.8
6) 2-3 times a month574.4
7) Nearly every week624.8
8) Every week634.9
9) Several times a week16412.8
10) No father/father not present30623.8
11) 1127521.4
99) No answer403.1
Missing1548 
TOTAL1284100.0
649) How often do you take part in the activities and organizations of a church or place of worship other than attending services? (RELACTIV)
TOTAL%
1) Never47136.7
2) Less than once a year14711.4
3) About once or twice a year13610.6
4) Several times a year13110.2
5) About once a month645.0
6) 2-3 times a month665.1
7) Nearly every week544.2
8) Every week886.9
9) Several times a week665.1
10) Once a day80.6
11) Several times a day80.6
98) Don't know10.1
99) No answer443.4
Missing1548 
TOTAL1284100.0
650) Would you describe yourself as... (FEELREL)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely religious836.5
2) Very religious23418.2
3) Somewhat religious60347.0
4) Neither religious nor non-religious1219.4
5) Somewhat non-religious594.6
6) Very non-religious463.6
7) Extremely non-religious564.4
8) Can't choose403.1
9) No answer423.3
Missing1548 
TOTAL1284100.0
651) How often do you think that people would try to take advantage of you if they got the chance and how often would they try to be fair? Would they...1. Try to take advantage almost all of the time, 2. Try to take advantage most of the time, 3. Try to be fair most of the time, or 4. Try to be fair almost all of the time (BEFAIR)
TOTAL%
1) Try to take advantage almost all of the time1239.6
2) Try to take advantage most of the time32125.0
3) Try to be fair most of the time58145.2
4) Try to be fair almost all of the time16612.9
8) Don't know645.0
9) No answer292.3
Missing1548 
TOTAL1284100.0
652) Generally speaking, would you say that people can be trusted or that you can't be too careful in dealing with people? 1. People can almost always be trusted, 2. People can usually be trusted, 3. You usually can't be too careful in dealing with people, 4. You almost always can't be too careful in dealing with people (CANTRUST)
TOTAL%
1) People can almost always be trusted675.2
2) People can usually be trusted53841.9
3) You usually can't be too careful in dealing with people49438.5
4) You almost always can't be too careful in dealing with people1179.1
8) Don't know372.9
9) No answer312.4
Missing1548 
TOTAL1284100.0
653) Agree or disagree: We trust too much in science and not enough in religious faith (TRUSTSCI)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree1068.3
2) Agree27021.0
3) Neither agree nor disagree32925.6
4) Disagree34727.0
5) Strongly disagree15512.1
8) Don't know423.3
9) No answer352.7
Missing1548 
TOTAL1284100.0
654) Agree or disagree: Looking around the world, religions bring more conflict than peace (RELIGCON)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree1017.9
2) Agree32425.2
3) Neither agree nor disagree25720.0
4) Disagree40731.7
5) Strongly disagree1148.9
8) Don't know393.0
9) No answer423.3
Missing1548 
TOTAL1284100.0
655) Agree or disagree: People with very strong religious beliefs are often too intolerant of others (RELIGINT)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree14911.6
2) Agree43333.7
3) Neither agree nor disagree27221.2
4) Disagree26921.0
5) Strongly disagree665.1
8) Don't know534.1
9) No answer423.3
Missing1548 
TOTAL1284100.0
656) Agree or disagree: The U.S. would be a better country if religion had less influence (RELIGINF)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree514.0
2) Agree13110.2
3) Neither agree nor disagree32125.0
4) Disagree47937.3
5) Strongly disagree20916.3
8) Don't know493.8
9) No answer443.4
Missing1548 
TOTAL1284100.0
657) Have you done any voluntary activity in the past 12 months in any of the following areas? Voluntary activity is unpaid work, not just belonging to an organization or group. It should be of service or benefit to other people or the community and not only to one's family or personal friends. During the last 12 months did you do volunteer work in any of the following areas: Political activities (helping political parties, political movements, election campaigns, etc.) (VOLWKPOL)
TOTAL%
1) No110285.8
2) Yes, once or twice816.3
3) Yes, 3-5 times221.7
4) Yes, 6 or more times201.6
9) No answer594.6
Missing1548 
TOTAL1284100.0
658) Has respondent volunteered in the last 12 months: Charitable activities (helping the sick, elderly, poor, etc.) (VOLWKCHR)
TOTAL%
1) No75258.6
2) Yes, once or twice25119.5
3) Yes, 3-5 times1199.3
4) Yes, 6 or more times1058.2
9) No answer574.4
Missing1548 
TOTAL1284100.0
659) Has respondent volunteered in the last 12 months: Religious and church related activities (helping churches and religious groups) (VOLWKREL)
TOTAL%
1) No78761.3
2) Yes, once or twice19114.9
3) Yes, 3-5 times856.6
4) Yes, 6 or more times16312.7
9) No answer584.5
Missing1548 
TOTAL1284100.0
660) Has respondent volunteered in the last 12 months: Any other kind of voluntary activities (VOLWKOTH)
TOTAL%
1) No75558.8
2) Yes, once or twice22217.3
3) Yes, 3-5 times1098.5
4) Yes, 6 or more times13810.7
9) No answer604.7
Missing1548 
TOTAL1284100.0
661) Which of the following statements comes closest to your own views: 1. There is very little truth in any religion, 2. There are basic truths in many religions, 3. There is truth in one religion (RELTRUTH)
TOTAL%
1) There is very little truth in any religion423.3
2) There are basic truths in many religions89469.6
3) There is a truth in one religion1269.8
8) Don't know17813.9
9) No answer443.4
Missing1548 
TOTAL1284100.0
662) Suppose you were riding in a car driven by a close friend. You know he is going too fast. He hits a pedestrian. He asks you to tell the police that he was obeying the speed limit. Which statement comes closest to you belief about what your friend has a right to expect from you? 1. My friend has a definite right as a friend to expect me to testify that he was obeying the speed limit, 2. My friend has some right as a friend to expect me to testify that he was obeying the speed limit, 3. My friend has no right as a friend to expect me to testify that he was obeying the speed limit (CARRIGHT)
TOTAL%
1) My friend has a definite right as a friend to expect me to testify that he was obeying the speed limit.231.8
2) My friend has some right as a friend to expect me to testify that he was obeying the speed limit1159.0
3) My friend has no right as a friend to expect me to testify that he was obeying the speed limit97275.7
8) Don't know1199.3
9) No answer554.3
Missing1548 
TOTAL1284100.0
663) Suppose you were riding in a car driven by a close friend. You know he is going too fast. He hits a pedestrian. He asks you to tell the police that he was obeying the speed limit. What would you do in this situation? 1. Definitely tell the police that your friend was going faster than the speed limit, 2. Probably tell the police that your friend was going faster than the speed limit, 3. Probably tell the police that your friend was not going faster than the speed limit, 4. Definitely tell the police that your friend WAS NOT going faster than the speed limit (CARDO)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely tell the police that your friend was going faster than the speed limit44334.5
2) Probably tell the police that your friend was going faster than the speed limit41532.3
3) Probably tell the police that your friend was not going faster than the speed limit1038.0
4) Definitely tell the police that your friend was not going faster than the speed limit171.3
8) Don't know24519.1
9) No answer614.8
Missing1548 
TOTAL1284100.0
664) Overall, modern science does more harm than good. (HARMGOOD)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree493.8
2) Agree1279.9
3) Neither agree nor disagree31424.5
4) Disagree48737.9
5) Strongly disagree21516.7
8) Can't choose584.5
9) No answer342.6
Missing1548 
TOTAL1284100.0
665) How many sex partners have you had in the last 12 months? (PARTNERS)
TOTAL%
0) No partners51220.9
1) 1 partners158564.7
2) 2 partners1636.7
3) 3 partners572.3
4) 4 partners391.6
5) 5-10 partners341.4
6) 11-20 partners80.3
7) 21-100 partners40.2
8) More than 100 partners10.0
9) 1 + partners130.5
98) Don't know10.0
99) No answer341.4
Missing381 
TOTAL2451100.0
666) Was one of the partners your husband or wife or regular sexual partner? (MATESEX)
TOTAL%
1) Yes169987.6
2) No1869.6
9) No answer542.8
Missing893 
TOTAL1939100.0
667) If you had other partners, please indicate all categories that apply to them. Close personal friend (FRNDSEX)
TOTAL%
1) Yes15634.6
2) No13930.8
9) No answer15634.6
Missing2381 
TOTAL451100.0
668) Had sex with: Neighbor, Co-Worker, or long-term acquaintance (ACQNTSEX)
TOTAL%
1) Yes10222.6
2) No19342.8
9) No answer15634.6
Missing2381 
TOTAL451100.0
669) Had sex with: Casual date or pick-up (PIKUPSEX)
TOTAL%
1) Yes9120.2
2) No20445.2
9) No answer15634.6
Missing2381 
TOTAL451100.0
670) Had sex with: Person you paid for sex (PAIDSEX)
TOTAL%
1) Yes122.7
2) No28362.7
9) No answer15634.6
Missing2381 
TOTAL451100.0
671) Had sex with: Other (OTHERSEX)
TOTAL%
1) Yes92.0
2) No28663.4
9) No answer15634.6
Missing2381 
TOTAL451100.0
672) Have your sex partners in the last 12 months been exclusively male, both male and female, exclusively female. (SEXSEX)
TOTAL%
1) Exclusively male99051.1
2) Both male and female170.9
3) Exclusively female84143.4
9) No answer914.7
Missing893 
TOTAL1939100.0
673) About how often did you have sex during the last 12 months? (SEXFREQ)
TOTAL%
0) Not at all51621.1
1) Once or twice1757.1
2) About once a month26310.7
3) 2 or three times a month35814.6
4) About once a week42517.3
5) 2 or three times a week45818.7
6) More than 3 times a week1255.1
8) Don't know20.1
9) No answer1295.3
Missing381 
TOTAL2451100.0
674) 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
TOTAL245198.087289
675) 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) 99140.4
1) 43917.9
2) 1767.2
3) 1496.1
4) 963.9
5) 1144.7
6) 622.5
7) 391.6
8) 190.8
9) 90.4
10) 592.4
11) 10.0
12) 90.4
14) 20.1
15) 230.9
16) 10.0
17) 10.0
18) 20.1
20) 210.9
21) 10.0
25) 40.2
30) 100.4
41) 10.0
43) 10.0
50) 20.1
51) 10.0
60) 10.0
75) 20.1
100) 30.1
200) 10.0
300) 20.1
500) 10.0
990) 10.0
991) 50.2
992) 10.0
994) 10.0
995) 40.2
996) 100.4
997) 100.4
998) 140.6
999) 1626.6
Missing381 
TOTAL2451100.0
676) 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) No partners32313.2
1) 1 partner129452.8
2) 2 partners2349.5
3) 3 partners1516.2
4) 4 partners1154.7
5) 5-10 partners1496.1
6) 11-20 partners502.0
7) 21-100 partners160.7
8) More than 100 partners50.2
9) 1 + partners341.4
99) No answer803.3
Missing381 
TOTAL2451100.0
677) Have your sex partners in the last five years been... (SEXSEX5)
TOTAL%
1) Exclusively male107650.6
2) Both male and female311.5
3) Only female89942.2
9) No answer1225.7
Missing704 
TOTAL2128100.0
678) 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) Yes1807.3
2) No217088.5
9) No answer1014.1
Missing381 
TOTAL2451100.0
679) Have you ever had sex with someone other than your husband or wife while you were married? (EVSTRAY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes32413.2
2) No148160.4
3) Never married58723.9
9) No answer592.4
Missing381 
TOTAL2451100.0
680) The last time you had sex, was a condom used? By 'sex' we mean vaginal, oral, or anal sex. (CONDOM)
TOTAL%
1) Yes45718.6
2) No183274.7
8) Don't know40.2
9) No answer1586.4
Missing381 
TOTAL2451100.0
681) The last time you had sex, was it with someone you were in an on-going relationship with, or was it with someone else? (RELATSEX)
TOTAL%
1) Yes204883.6
2) No2369.6
8) Don't know30.1
9) No answer1646.7
Missing381 
TOTAL2451100.0
682) 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 agree44632.2
2) Agree51136.8
3) Neither agree nor disagree16011.5
4) Disagree15211.0
5) Strongly disagree513.7
8) Don't know594.3
9) No answer80.6
Missing1445 
TOTAL1387100.0
683) 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 agree22516.2
2) Agree51537.1
3) Neither agree nor disagree24817.9
4) Disagree21615.6
5) Strongly disagree533.8
8) Don't know1138.1
9) No answer171.2
Missing1445 
TOTAL1387100.0
684) 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 should61244.1
2) Probably should41630.0
3) Probably should not18513.3
4) Definitely should not1218.7
8) Don't know453.2
9) No answer80.6
Missing1445 
TOTAL1387100.0
685) 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 should113181.5
2) Probably should18913.6
3) Probably should not251.8
4) Definitely should not110.8
8) Don't know231.7
9) No answer80.6
Missing1445 
TOTAL1387100.0
686) 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 should110179.4
2) Probably should21215.3
3) Probably should not282.0
4) Definitely should not141.0
8) Don't know231.7
9) No answer90.6
Missing1445 
TOTAL1387100.0
687) 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 should97770.4
2) Probably should32323.3
3) Probably should not362.6
4) Definitely should not141.0
8) Don't know292.1
9) No answer80.6
Missing1445 
TOTAL1387100.0
688) 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 should62845.3
2) Probably should43831.6
3) Probably should not19213.8
4) Definitely should not775.6
8) Don't know423.0
9) No answer100.7
Missing1445 
TOTAL1387100.0
689) 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 should86562.4
2) Probably should36226.1
3) Probably should not886.3
4) Definitely should not382.7
8) Don't know251.8
9) No answer90.6
Missing1445 
TOTAL1387100.0
690) 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 should35825.8
2) Probably should25818.6
3) Probably should not34925.2
4) Definitely should not36726.5
8) Don't know463.3
9) No answer90.6
Missing1445 
TOTAL1387100.0
691) Should or should not the government maintain a high level of secrecy surrounding: Diplomatic initiatives (SECDIPLO)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely should40028.8
2) Probably should62445.0
3) Probably should not14510.5
4) Definitely should not654.7
8) Don't know14210.2
9) No answer110.8
Missing1445 
TOTAL1387100.0
692) Should or should not the government maintain a high level of secrecy surrounding: Military operations (SECMILOP)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely should73653.1
2) Probably should47934.5
3) Probably should not725.2
4) Definitely should not302.2
8) Don't know594.3
9) No answer110.8
Missing1445 
TOTAL1387100.0
693) Should or should not the government maintain a high level of secrecy surrounding: Efforts to control domestic terrorism (SECTERR)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely should69450.0
2) Probably should42730.8
3) Probably should not1148.2
4) Definitely should not684.9
8) Don't know735.3
9) No answer110.8
Missing1445 
TOTAL1387100.0
694) Should or should not the government maintain a high level of secrecy surrounding: The US intelligence budget (SECBUDGT)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely should32023.1
2) Probably should45332.7
3) Probably should not31822.9
4) Definitely should not19714.2
8) Don't know876.3
9) No answer120.9
Missing1445 
TOTAL1387100.0
695) Before giving an individual a secret or top secret clearance, the government should contact other people and verify information provided by the individual concerning his or her: Financial assets and liabilities (CHKFINAN)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely should53838.8
2) Probably should45432.7
3) Probably should not21415.4
4) Definitely should not1218.7
8) Don't know493.5
9) No answer110.8
Missing1445 
TOTAL1387100.0
696) Before giving an individual a secret or top secret clearance, the government should contact other people and verify information provided by the individual concerning his or her: Spouse's financial assets and liabilities (CHKSPFIN)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely should43431.3
2) Probably should43331.2
3) Probably should not28720.7
4) Definitely should not16612.0
8) Don't know554.0
9) No answer120.9
Missing1445 
TOTAL1387100.0
697) Before giving an individual a secret or top secret clearance, the government should contact other people and verify information provided by the individual concerning his or her: Tax records (CHKTAXES)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely should52838.1
2) Probably should44532.1
3) Probably should not22115.9
4) Definitely should not1299.3
8) Don't know533.8
9) No answer110.8
Missing1445 
TOTAL1387100.0
698) Please tell me which one of the statements on the card best describes what the government has the right to know. Before giving an individual a secret or top secret clearance, the government should have the right to know: 1. Nothing about an individual's emotional or mental health, 2. Whether or not an individual is now consulting a mental health professional, 3. Whether or not an individual has ever consulted a mental health professional, 4. Whether or not an individual has ever consulted a mental health professional, and the general nature of the diagnosis and counseling by the mental health professional, 5. Whether or not an individual has ever consulted a mental health professional, the general nature of the diagnosis and counseling by the mental health professional, and the specific information revealed in confidence to the mental health professional (KNOMENTL)
TOTAL%
1) Nothing about an individual's emotional or mental health664.8
2) Whether or not an individual is now consulting a mental health professional16011.5
3) Whether or not an individual has ever consulted a mental health professional1369.8
4) Whether or not an indiv. has ever consulted a mental health prof, and the general nature of the diagnosis and counseling by the mental health prof.38127.5
5) Indiv ever consult men hlth prof, the gen nat of the diag and counseling by the men hlth prof, and the spec info revealed in conf to the men hlth prof52237.6
8) Don't know1057.6
9) No answer171.2
Missing1445 
TOTAL1387100.0
699) Now, I'm going to ask you about several offenses. For each case, indicate what you would consider the appropriate punishment for each case: An army sergeant was convicted of stealing airplane parts, ammunition, explosives and other government property and selling them to civilians. (TAKEARMS)
TOTAL%
1) Reprimand342.5
2) Dismissal from the military/Being fired by the government39528.5
3) One year in prison16712.0
4) 5-9 years in prison35825.8
5) 10-20 years in prison27219.6
6) Life in prison without the possibility of parole977.0
8) Don't know483.5
9) No answer161.2
Missing1445 
TOTAL1387100.0
700) Appropriate punishment: A high-placed government official leaked sensitive information to a newspaper in order to influence public opinion about a controversial political issue. The official received no money. (LEAKINFO)
TOTAL%
1) Reprimand27319.7
2) Dismissal from the military/Being fired by the government59142.6
3) One year in prison18513.3
4) 5-9 years in prison15611.2
5) 10-20 years in prison684.9
6) Life in prison without the possibility of parole251.8
8) Don't know684.9
9) No answer211.5
Missing1445 
TOTAL1387100.0
701) Appropriate punishment: A Navy petty officer with the highest security clearance made copies of secret codes and other classified intelligence materials and sold them to an agent of a hostile foreign government (SPYENEMY)
TOTAL%
1) Reprimand120.9
2) Dismissal from the military/Being fired by the government916.6
3) One year in prison423.0
4) 5-9 years in prison17712.8
5) 10-20 years in prison46533.5
6) Life in prison without the possibility of parole52738.0
8) Don't know574.1
9) No answer161.2
Missing1445 
TOTAL1387100.0
702) Appropriate punishment: What if the petty officer had sold these materials to an agent of a friendly foreign government? (SPYFREND)
TOTAL%
1) Reprimand443.2
2) Dismissal from the military/Being fired by the government16311.8
3) One year in prison1238.9
4) 5-9 years in prison26319.0
5) 10-20 years in prison39728.6
6) Life in prison without the possibility of parole31622.8
8) Don't know654.7
9) No answer161.2
Missing1445 
TOTAL1387100.0
703) Appropriate punishment: A government employee was convicted of stealing truck parts and tires from a military depot and selling them to civilians (TAKETRCK)
TOTAL%
1) Reprimand966.9
2) Dismissal from the military/Being fired by the government44732.2
3) One year in prison36626.4
4) 5-9 years in prison30321.8
5) 10-20 years in prison876.3
6) Life in prison without the possibility of parole201.4
8) Don't know503.6
9) No answer181.3
Missing1445 
TOTAL1387100.0
704) Protecting secrets is a continuing concern of the government. I am going to ask you about various security measures that the government might apply to individuals with a secret or top secret clearance. Do you strongly agree, agree, neither agree nor disagree, disagree, or strongly disagree that people with secret or top secret clearance should be subject to... Periodic lie detector tests (LIETEST)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree39828.7
2) Agree63245.6
3) Neither agree nor disagree1379.9
4) Disagree1379.9
5) Strongly disagree261.9
8) Can't choose413.0
9) No answer161.2
Missing1445 
TOTAL1387100.0
705) People with secret/top secret clearance should be subject to: Random drug tests? (TESTDRUG)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree61844.6
2) Agree62445.0
3) Neither agree nor disagree493.5
4) Disagree463.3
5) Strongly disagree100.7
8) Can't choose251.8
9) No answer151.1
Missing1445 
TOTAL1387100.0
706) People with secret/top secret clearance should be subject to: Wiretapping or electronic surveillance? (BUGGING)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree17412.5
2) Agree35625.7
3) Neither agree nor disagree26719.3
4) Disagree40028.8
5) Strongly disagree1248.9
8) Can't choose503.6
9) No answer161.2
Missing1445 
TOTAL1387100.0
707) People with secret/top secret clearance should be subject to: Regular questions about financial assets and liabilities (FINANQS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree17512.6
2) Agree51337.0
3) Neither agree nor disagree23116.7
4) Disagree34124.6
5) Strongly disagree695.0
8) Can't choose443.2
9) No answer141.0
Missing1445 
TOTAL1387100.0
708) People with secret/top secret clearance should be subject to: Monitoring at work (e.g., searches of briefcases and desks)? (CHKONJOB)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree18813.6
2) Agree49835.9
3) Neither agree nor disagree23817.2
4) Disagree34825.1
5) Strongly disagree644.6
8) Can't choose372.7
9) No answer141.0
Missing1445 
TOTAL1387100.0
709) People with secret/top secret clearance should be subject to: Monitoring off the job (e.g., reviews of airline and financial databases, court records)? (CHKOTHER)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree1218.7
2) Agree46833.7
3) Neither agree nor disagree25018.0
4) Disagree37226.8
5) Strongly disagree1037.4
8) Can't choose594.3
9) No answer141.0
Missing1445 
TOTAL1387100.0
710) From what countries or part of the world did your ancestors come? (ETHNIC)
TOTAL%
1) Africa2149.5
2) Austria50.2
3) Canada (French)442.0
4) Canada (Other)130.6
5) China231.0
6) Czechoslovakia251.1
7) Denmark120.5
8) England and Wales26311.7
9) Finland30.1
10) France562.5
11) Germany40618.0
12) Greece90.4
13) Hungary150.7
14) Ireland26912.0
15) Italy1346.0
16) Japan50.2
17) Mexico743.3
18) Netherlands (Dutch/Holland)341.5
19) Norway341.5
20) Philippines190.8
21) Poland652.9
22) Puerto Rico351.6
23) Russia (USSR)190.8
24) Scotland693.1
25) Spain160.7
26) Sweden341.5
27) Switzerland50.2
28) West Indies (Not Specified)10.0
29) Other281.2
30) American Indian1104.9
31) India100.4
32) Portugal90.4
33) Lithuania50.2
34) Yugoslavia140.6
35) Romania30.1
36) Belgium50.2
37) Arabic30.1
38) Other Spanish321.4
39) West Indies (Non-Spanish)190.8
40) Other Asian130.6
41) Other European140.6
97) America723.2
99) No answer130.6
Missing581 
TOTAL2251100.0
711) First ethnicity mentioned (ETH1)
TOTAL%
1) Africa2167.6
2) Austria120.4
3) Canada (French)451.6
4) Canada (Other)130.5
5) China240.8
6) Czechoslovakia331.2
7) Denmark170.6
8) England and Wales32111.3
9) Finland50.2
10) France832.9
11) Germany52918.7
12) Greece110.4
13) Hungary240.8
14) Ireland29110.3
15) Italy1354.8
16) Japan60.2
17) Mexico752.6
18) Netherlands (Dutch/Holland)421.5
19) Norway491.7
20) Philippines200.7
21) Poland822.9
22) Puerto Rico331.2
23) Russia (USSR)240.8
24) Scotland943.3
25) Spain260.9
26) Sweden341.2
27) Switzerland80.3
28) West Indies (Not Specified)10.0
29) Other271.0
30) American Indian822.9
31) India90.3
32) Portugal90.3
33) Lithuania90.3
34) Yugoslavia140.5
35) Romania30.1
36) Belgium60.2
37) Arabic30.1
38) Other Spanish311.1
39) West Indies (Non-Spanish)190.7
40) Other Asian140.5
41) Other European110.4
97) America672.4
98) No ethnicity mentioned2599.1
99) No answer160.6
TOTAL2832100.0
712) Second ethnicity mentioned (ETH2)
TOTAL%
1) Africa171.5
2) Austria111.0
3) Canada (French)131.2
4) Canada (Other)70.6
5) China30.3
6) Czechoslovakia131.2
7) Denmark171.5
8) England and Wales14813.1
9) Finland50.4
10) France605.3
11) Germany21218.8
12) Greece20.2
13) Hungary121.1
14) Ireland21719.2
15) Italy322.8
16) Japan10.1
17) Mexico70.6
18) Netherlands (Dutch/Holland)181.6
19) Norway171.5
20) Philippines20.2
21) Poland393.5
22) Puerto Rico30.3
23) Russia (USSR)151.3
24) Scotland696.1
25) Spain111.0
26) Sweden242.1
27) Switzerland50.4
29) Other30.3
30) American Indian736.5
31) India60.5
32) Portugal60.5
33) Lithuania20.2
34) Yugoslavia50.4
35) Romania30.3
36) Belgium20.2
37) Arabic20.2
38) Other Spanish50.4
39) West Indies (Non-Spanish)30.3
40) Other Asian10.1
41) Other European60.5
97) America50.4
98) No ethnicity mentioned60.5
99) No answer211.9
Missing1703 
TOTAL1129100.0
713) Third ethnicity mentioned (ETH3)
TOTAL%
1) Africa61.3
2) Austria30.7
3) Canada (French)92.0
4) Canada (Other)20.4
6) Czechoslovakia51.1
7) Denmark71.5
8) England and Wales6414.1
10) France429.3
11) Germany459.9
12) Greece30.7
13) Hungary40.9
14) Ireland6714.8
15) Italy71.5
16) Japan10.2
17) Mexico10.2
18) Netherlands (Dutch/Holland)143.1
19) Norway143.1
20) Philippines30.7
21) Poland143.1
23) Russia (USSR)51.1
24) Scotland367.9
25) Spain40.9
26) Sweden71.5
27) Switzerland40.9
29) Other61.3
30) American Indian5211.5
31) India20.4
32) Portugal10.2
33) Lithuania20.4
34) Yugoslavia10.2
38) Other Spanish30.7
39) West Indies (Non-Spanish)10.2
41) Other European20.4
88) 8810.2
97) America71.5
98) No ethnicity mentioned51.1
99) No answer30.7
Missing2379 
TOTAL453100.0
714) Number of ethnicities named and picked (ETHNUM)
TOTAL%
1) Names one country142850.4
2) Names two or more countries, chooses one80028.2
3) Names two or more countries, can't choose29710.5
4) Can't name any country29210.3
5) No information150.5
TOTAL2832100.0
715) Dwelling type (DWELLING)
TOTAL%
1) Trailer1736.1
2) Detached single family house160956.8
3) 2-family house, 2 units side by side1113.9
4) 2-family house, 2 units one above the other662.3
5) Detached 3-4 family house551.9
6) Row house (3 or more units in an attached row)1394.9
7) Apartment house (5 or more units, 3 stories or less)45115.9
8) Apartment house (5 or more units, 4 stories or more)1585.6
9) Apartment in a partly commercial structure180.6
10) Other260.9
98) Don't know40.1
99) No answer220.8
TOTAL2832100.0
716) (Do you/Does your family) own your (home/apartment), pay rent, or what? (DWELOWN)
TOTAL%
1) Own or is buying115961.9
2) Pays rent66635.6
3) Other402.1
8) Don't know10.1
9) No answer50.3
Missing961 
TOTAL1871100.0
717) 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 answer15811.4
1) Correct answer111580.4
9) No answer1148.2
Missing1445 
TOTAL1387100.0
718) 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 answer574.1
1) Correct answer121387.5
9) No answer1178.4
Missing1445 
TOTAL1387100.0
719) 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 answer70050.5
1) Correct answer26619.2
9) No answer42130.4
Missing1445 
TOTAL1387100.0
720) 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 answer402.9
1) Correct answer122988.6
9) No answer1188.5
Missing1445 
TOTAL1387100.0
721) 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 answer20014.4
1) Correct answer101273.0
9) No answer17512.6
Missing1445 
TOTAL1387100.0
722) 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 answer17412.5
1) Correct answer104775.5
9) No answer16612.0
Missing1445 
TOTAL1387100.0
723) 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 answer74653.8
1) Correct answer39628.6
9) No answer24517.7
Missing1445 
TOTAL1387100.0
724) 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 answer57741.6
1) Correct answer35625.7
9) No answer45432.7
Missing1445 
TOTAL1387100.0
725) 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 answer24417.6
1) Correct answer101873.4
9) No answer1259.0
Missing1445 
TOTAL1387100.0
726) 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 answer79357.2
1) Correct answer35525.6
9) No answer23917.2
Missing1445 
TOTAL1387100.0
727) Total number of correct words. (WORDSUM)
TOTAL%
0) None correct80.6
1) One correct181.3
2) Two correct322.3
3) Three correct815.8
4) Four correct1138.1
5) Five correct21215.3
6) Six correct31622.8
7) Seven correct20114.5
8) Eight correct1369.8
9) Nine correct1118.0
10) Ten correct785.6
99) No answer815.8
Missing1445 
TOTAL1387100.0
728) Has respondent done the following in the last seven days: Go to see a doctor or receive medical treatment at a clinic or hospital? (GODOC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes25617.7
2) No118582.0
9) No answer40.3
Missing1387 
TOTAL1445100.0
729) Has respondent done the following in the last seven days: Have a meal (breakfast, lunch or dinner) at a restaurant (including fast food places and take-outs)? (EATOUT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes115880.1
2) No28219.5
8) Don't know10.1
9) No answer40.3
Missing1387 
TOTAL1445100.0
730) Has respondent done the following in the last seven days: Go to a movie theater to see a film? (SEEFILM)
TOTAL%
1) Yes19313.4
2) No124786.3
9) No answer50.3
Missing1387 
TOTAL1445100.0
731) Has respondent done the following in the last seven days: Attend religious services? (ATTRELIG)
TOTAL%
1) Yes49934.5
2) No94265.2
9) No answer40.3
Missing1387 
TOTAL1445100.0
732) How many days during the past seven did respondent attend religious services? (NUMDAYS)
TOTAL%
0) 0 days20.4
1) 1 day33666.8
2) 2 days10520.9
3) 3 days295.8
4) 4 days122.4
5) 5 days30.6
6) 6 days10.2
7) 7 days81.6
9) No answer71.4
Missing2329 
TOTAL503100.0
733) Did respondent attend religious services last...Sunday (SUNDAY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes44488.3
2) No408.0
9) No answer193.8
Missing2329 
TOTAL503100.0
734) Did respondent attend religious services last...Monday (MONDAY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes244.8
2) No37975.3
9) No answer10019.9
Missing2329 
TOTAL503100.0
735) Did respondent attend religious services last...Tuesday (TUESDAY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes408.0
2) No35871.2
9) No answer10520.9
Missing2329 
TOTAL503100.0
736) Did respondent attend religious services last...Wednesday (WEDNESDY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes10921.7
2) No30260.0
9) No answer9218.3
Missing2329 
TOTAL503100.0
737) Did respondent attend religious services last...Thursday (THURSDAY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes438.5
2) No34869.2
9) No answer11222.3
Missing2329 
TOTAL503100.0
738) Did respondent attend religious services last...Friday (FRIDAY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes367.2
2) No35971.4
9) No answer10821.5
Missing2329 
TOTAL503100.0
739) Did respondent attend religious services last...Saturday (SATURDAY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes6112.1
2) No33967.4
9) No answer10320.5
Missing2329 
TOTAL503100.0
740) Asked only of respondents who attended religious services during the last seven days: during the last seven days did the respondent - Attend a regular, weekly worship service at a church/synagogue (e.g. mass or Sunday morning services). Don't include watching a service on TV or listening to one on the radio. (ATTREG)
TOTAL%
1) Yes45289.7
2) No458.9
9) No answer71.4
Missing2328 
TOTAL504100.0
741) Asked only of respondents who attended religious services during the last seven days: during the last seven days did the respondent - Watch a religious program on television or listen to a religious program on the radio? (MEDIAREL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes40027.7
2) No100669.6
8) Don't know10.1
9) No answer382.6
Missing1387 
TOTAL1445100.0
742) Asked only of respondents who attended religious services during the last seven days: during the last seven days did the respondent - Attend some other type of religious event or meeting (e.g. prayer breakfasts, Bible study groups, choir practices, church sponsored lectures, adult fellowship meetings)? (OTHREL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes18012.5
2) No122384.6
8) Don't know10.1
9) No answer412.8
Missing1387 
TOTAL1445100.0
743) Besides the regular, weekly worship service, what type of religious events or meetings did you attend during the last seven days?...First mention (OTHREL1)
TOTAL%
1) Bible study, Bible class5128.7
2) Choir practice, choral, concert, play1910.7
3) Discussion group147.9
4) Lecture21.1
5) Governing board, administration, congregational leadership105.6
6) Preaching, taught Sunday school, ministry21.1
7) Prayer group, prayer breakfast, prayer meeting179.6
8) Counseling10.6
9) Worship service105.6
10) Other, religion3117.4
11) Other, non-religious105.6
99) No answer116.2
Missing2654 
TOTAL178100.0
744) Besides the regular, weekly worship service, what type of religious events or meetings did you attend during the last seven days?...Second Mention (OTHREL2)
TOTAL%
1) Bible study, Bible class421.1
2) Choir practice, choral, concert, play210.5
3) Discussion group15.3
4) Lecture15.3
6) Preaching, taught Sunday school, ministry15.3
7) Prayer group, prayer breakfast, prayer meeting736.8
10) Other, religion315.8
Missing2813 
TOTAL19100.0
745) Besides the regular, weekly worship service, what type of religious events or meetings did you attend during the last seven days?...Third mention (OTHREL3)
TOTAL%
10) Other, religion3100.0
Missing2829 
TOTAL3100.0
746) If Protestant: When it comes to your religious identity, would you say you are a fundamentalist, evangelical, mainline, or liberal Protestant or do none of these describe you? (RELIGID)
TOTAL%
1) Fundamentalist749.1
2) Evangelical9511.7
3) Mainline11814.5
4) Liberal12215.0
5) None23228.5
6) Other344.2
8) Don't know172.1
9) No answer12114.9
Missing2019 
TOTAL813100.0
747) If Catholic, what identity? (CATHID)
TOTAL%
1) Traditional9122.8
2) Moderate9824.5
3) Liberal9323.3
4) None4812.0
6) Other30.8
9) No answer6716.8
Missing2432 
TOTAL400100.0
748) Relationship of first person to head of household. (RELATE1)
TOTAL%
1) Head of household2832100.0
TOTAL2832100.0
749) Gender of first person. (GENDER1)
TOTAL%
1) Male183264.7
2) Female98934.9
9) No answer110.4
TOTAL2832100.0
750) Age of first person. (OLD1)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL283247.26217
751) Marital status of first person. (MAR1)
TOTAL%
1) Married146151.6
2) Widowed2649.3
3) Divorced46116.3
4) Separated963.4
5) Never married53318.8
8) Don't know10.0
9) No answer160.6
TOTAL2832100.0
752) Is the first person staying somewhere else right now? (AWAY1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes12100.0
Missing2820 
TOTAL12100.0
753) Where is the first person staying? (WHERE1)
TOTAL%
1) Another household433.3
2) Traveling433.3
3) Institution433.3
Missing2820 
TOTAL12100.0
754) Relationship of second person to head of household. (RELATE2)
TOTAL%
2) Spouse138967.6
3) Child (natural, adopted, step)29914.5
4) Son-/daughter-in-law40.2
5) Grand/great-grandchild80.4
6) Parent/parent-in-law160.8
7) Other relative381.8
8) Non-relative22611.0
9) No answer753.6
Missing777 
TOTAL2055100.0
755) Gender of second person. (GENDER2)
TOTAL%
1) Male45622.2
2) Female158677.2
9) No answer130.6
Missing777 
TOTAL2055100.0
756) Age of second person (OLD2)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL205540.03419
757) Marital status of second person. (MAR2)
TOTAL%
1) Married139171.9
2) Widowed180.9
3) Divorced834.3
4) Separated180.9
5) Never married36919.1
8) Don't know10.1
9) No answer552.8
Missing897 
TOTAL1935100.0
758) Is the second person staying somewhere else right now? (AWAY2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes16100.0
Missing2816 
TOTAL16100.0
759) Where is the second person staying? (WHERE2)
TOTAL%
1) Another household743.8
2) Traveling425.0
3) Institution425.0
9) No answer16.3
Missing2816 
TOTAL16100.0
760) Relationship of third person to head of household. (RELATE3)
TOTAL%
2) Spouse232.1
3) Child (natural, adopted, step)92382.5
4) Son-/daughter-in-law100.9
5) Grand/great-grandchild151.3
6) Parent/parent-in-law121.1
7) Other relative322.9
8) Non-relative565.0
9) No answer484.3
Missing1713 
TOTAL1119100.0
761) Gender of third person. (GENDER3)
TOTAL%
1) Male55749.8
2) Female54648.8
9) No answer161.4
Missing1713 
TOTAL1119100.0
762) Age of third person. (OLD3)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL111919.01220
763) Marital status of third person. (MAR3)
TOTAL%
1) Married436.7
2) Widowed71.1
3) Divorced132.0
4) Separated81.3
5) Never married52482.0
9) No answer446.9
Missing2193 
TOTAL639100.0
764) Is the third person staying somewhere else right now? (AWAY3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes10100.0
Missing2822 
TOTAL10100.0
765) Where is the third person staying? (WHERE3)
TOTAL%
1) Another household220.0
3) Institution660.0
4) Other, don't know220.0
Missing2822 
TOTAL10100.0
766) Relationship of fourth person to head of household (RELATE4)
TOTAL%
2) Spouse50.8
3) Child (natural, adopted, step)53483.8
4) Son-/daughter-in-law81.3
5) Grand/great-grandchild233.6
6) Parent/parent-in-law60.9
7) Other relative182.8
8) Non-relative193.0
9) No answer243.8
Missing2195 
TOTAL637100.0
767) Gender of fourth person. (GENDER4)
TOTAL%
1) Male30948.5
2) Female31649.6
9) No answer121.9
Missing2195 
TOTAL637100.0
768) Age of fourth person (OLD4)
TOTAL%
1) 1335.2
2) 2284.4
3) 3355.5
4) 4335.2
5) 5294.6
6) 6345.3
7) 7355.5
8) 8284.4
9) 9294.6
10) 10304.7
11) 11487.5
12) 12345.3
13) 13325.0
14) 14274.2
15) 15243.8
16) 16213.3
17) 17172.7
18) 18142.2
19) 19121.9
20) 2091.4
21) 21101.6
22) 2220.3
23) 2360.9
24) 2460.9
25) 2530.5
26) 2650.8
27) 2710.2
28) 2810.2
31) 3140.6
33) 3310.2
34) 3410.2
35) 3520.3
38) 3810.2
39) 3920.3
40) 4020.3
41) 4120.3
44) 4410.2
48) 4810.2
55) 5520.3
64) 6410.2
87) 8710.2
89) 8910.2
97) 9710.2
99) No answer284.4
Missing2195 
TOTAL637100.0
769) Marital status of fourth person. (MAR4)
TOTAL%
1) Married167.1
2) Widowed20.9
3) Divorced41.8
4) Separated10.4
5) Never married17979.6
9) No answer2310.2
Missing2607 
TOTAL225100.0
770) Is the fourth person staying somewhere else right now? (AWAY4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes8100.0
Missing2824 
TOTAL8100.0
771) Where is the fourth person staying? (WHERE4)
TOTAL%
1) Another household337.5
3) Institution562.5
Missing2824 
TOTAL8100.0
772) Relationship of fifth person to head of household. (RELATE5)
TOTAL%
2) Spouse10.4
3) Child (natural, adopted, step)19680.3
4) Son-/daughter-in-law20.8
5) Grand/great-grandchild93.7
6) Parent/parent-in-law41.6
7) Other relative93.7
8) Non-relative93.7
9) No answer145.7
Missing2588 
TOTAL244100.0
773) Gender of fifth person. (GENDER5)
TOTAL%
1) Male11547.1
2) Female12551.2
9) No answer41.6
Missing2588 
TOTAL244100.0
774) Age of fifth person. (OLD5)
TOTAL%
1) 104.1
2) 166.6
3) 177.0
4) 145.7
5) 197.8
6) 135.3
7) 166.6
8) 218.6
9) 145.7
10) 145.7
11) 104.1
12) 93.7
13) 114.5
14) 72.9
15) 52.0
16) 62.5
17) 20.8
18) 31.2
19) 31.2
20) 41.6
21) 31.2
23) 10.4
24) 20.8
27) 10.4
31) 10.4
38) 10.4
43) 10.4
48) 10.4
50) 10.4
68) 20.8
99) 166.6
Missing2588 
TOTAL244100.0
775) Marital status of fifth person. (MAR5)
TOTAL%
1) Married58.2
2) Widowed23.3
3) Divorced11.6
5) Never married4675.4
9) No answer711.5
Missing2771 
TOTAL61100.0
776) Is the fifth person staying somewhere else right now? (AWAY5)
TOTAL%
1) Yes4100.0
Missing2828 
TOTAL4100.0
777) Where is the fifth person staying? (WHERE5)
TOTAL%
1) Another household125.0
3) Institution375.0
Missing2828 
TOTAL4100.0
778) Relationship of sixth person to head of household. (RELATE6)
TOTAL%
2) Spouse11.1
3) Child (natural, adopted, step)6369.2
5) Grand/great-grandchild77.7
6) Parent/parent-in-law22.2
7) Other relative99.9
8) Non-relative44.4
9) No answer55.5
Missing2741 
TOTAL91100.0
779) Gender of sixth person. (GENDER6)
TOTAL%
1) Male4953.8
2) Female4044.0
9) No answer22.2
Missing2741 
TOTAL91100.0
780) Age of sixth person. (OLD6)
TOTAL%
1) 1314.3
2) 55.5
3) 66.6
4) 44.4
5) 55.5
6) 33.3
7) 99.9
8) 88.8
9) 44.4
10) 88.8
11) 11.1
12) 33.3
13) 11.1
14) 22.2
15) 55.5
18) 11.1
19) 11.1
22) 11.1
23) 11.1
32) 11.1
35) 11.1
50) 11.1
51) 11.1
73) 11.1
99) 55.5
Missing2741 
TOTAL91100.0
781) Marital status of sixth person. (MAR6)
TOTAL%
1) Married210.5
3) Divorced15.3
5) Never married1578.9
9) No answer15.3
Missing2813 
TOTAL19100.0
782) Relationship of seventh person to head of household. (RELATE7)
TOTAL%
2) Spouse13.2
3) Child (natural, adopted, step)1445.2
5) Grand/great-grandchild412.9
7) Other relative929.0
8) Non-relative13.2
9) No answer26.5
Missing2801 
TOTAL31100.0
783) Gender of seventh person. (ENDER7)
TOTAL%
1) Male1445.2
2) Female1754.8
Missing2801 
TOTAL31100.0
784) Age of seventh person. (OLD7)
TOTAL%
1) 13.2
3) 39.7
4) 26.5
5) 13.2
6) 412.9
7) 39.7
8) 26.5
10) 26.5
11) 13.2
12) 26.5
13) 13.2
14) 412.9
16) 13.2
20) 13.2
38) 13.2
70) 13.2
99) 13.2
Missing2801 
TOTAL31100.0
785) Marital status of seventh person. (MAR7)
TOTAL%
1) Married110.0
2) Widowed110.0
5) Never married880.0
Missing2822 
TOTAL10100.0
786) Relationship of eighth person to head of household. (RELATE8)
TOTAL%
2) Spouse16.7
3) Child (natural, adopted, step)640.0
5) Grand/great-grandchild213.3
7) Other relative533.3
9) No answer16.7
Missing2817 
TOTAL15100.0
787) Gender of eighth person. (GENDER8)
TOTAL%
1) Male533.3
2) Female1066.7
Missing2817 
TOTAL15100.0
788) Age of eighth person. (OLD8)
TOTAL%
1) 16.7
2) 16.7
4) 16.7
6) 16.7
7) 16.7
8) 16.7
9) 16.7
11) 16.7
12) 213.3
16) 16.7
36) 16.7
99) 320.0
Missing2817 
TOTAL15100.0
789) Marital status of eighth person. (MAR8)
TOTAL%
5) Never married480.0
9) No answer120.0
Missing2827 
TOTAL5100.0
790) Relationship of ninth person to head of household. (RELATE9)
TOTAL%
3) Child (natural, adopted, step)350.0
5) Grand/great-grandchild116.7
7) Other relative116.7
9) No answer116.7
Missing2826 
TOTAL6100.0
791) Gender of ninth person. (GENDER9)
TOTAL%
1) Male350.0
2) Female350.0
Missing2826 
TOTAL6100.0
792) Age of ninth person. (OLD9)
TOTAL%
1) 1116.7
8) 8116.7
10) 10116.7
11) 11116.7
31) 31116.7
99) No answer116.7
Missing2826 
TOTAL6100.0
793) Marital status of ninth person. (MAR9)
TOTAL%
5) Never married2100.0
Missing2830 
TOTAL2100.0
794) Relationship of tenth person to head of household. (RELATE10)
TOTAL%
5) Grand/great-grandchild150.0
7) Other relative150.0
Missing2830 
TOTAL2100.0
795) Gender of tenth person. (GENDER10)
TOTAL%
1) Male150.0
2) Female150.0
Missing2830 
TOTAL2100.0
796) Age of tenth person. (OLD10)
TOTAL%
1) 150.0
10) 150.0
Missing2830 
TOTAL2100.0
797) Relationship of eleventh person to head of household. (RELATE11)
TOTAL%
2) Spouse622.2
3) Child (natural, adopted, step)1140.7
5) Grand/great-grandchild13.7
6) Parent/parent-in-law414.8
7) Other relative13.7
8) Non-relative311.1
9) No answer13.7
Missing2805 
TOTAL27100.0
798) Gender of eleventh person. (GENDER11)
TOTAL%
1) Male1037.0
2) Female1659.3
9) No answer13.7
Missing2805 
TOTAL27100.0
799) Age of eleventh person. (OLD11)
TOTAL%
3) 13.7
5) 13.7
7) 13.7
8) 13.7
12) 13.7
13) 13.7
15) 311.1
18) 13.7
19) 13.7
21) 13.7
25) 13.7
27) 13.7
29) 13.7
32) 13.7
45) 27.4
47) 13.7
49) 13.7
52) 13.7
59) 13.7
67) 13.7
70) 13.7
72) 13.7
97) 13.7
99) 13.7
Missing2805 
TOTAL27100.0
800) Marital status of eleventh person. (MAR11)
TOTAL%
1) Married1150.0
2) Widowed14.5
3) Divorced14.5
4) Separated14.5
5) Never married731.8
9) No answer14.5
Missing2810 
TOTAL22100.0
801) Relationship of twelfth person to head of household. (RELATE12)
TOTAL%
3) Child (natural, adopted, step)746.7
4) Son-/daughter-in-law213.3
5) Grand/great-grandchild16.7
6) Parent/parent-in-law213.3
8) Non-relative213.3
9) No answer16.7
Missing2817 
TOTAL15100.0
802) Gender of twelfth person. (GENDER12)
TOTAL%
1) Male533.3
2) Female960.0
9) No answer16.7
Missing2817 
TOTAL15100.0
803) Age of twelfth person. (OLD12)
TOTAL%
1) 16.7
7) 16.7
11) 213.3
13) 320.0
17) 16.7
23) 16.7
27) 16.7
31) 16.7
32) 16.7
35) 16.7
46) 16.7
70) 16.7
Missing2817 
TOTAL15100.0
804) Marital status of twelfth person. (MAR12)
TOTAL%
1) Married654.5
5) Never married436.4
9) No answer19.1
Missing2821 
TOTAL11100.0
805) Relationship of thirteenth person to head of household. (RELATE13)
TOTAL%
3) Child (natural, adopted, step)233.3
5) Grand/great-grandchild233.3
8) Non-relative116.7
9) No answer116.7
Missing2826 
TOTAL6100.0
806) Gender of thirteenth person. (GENDER13)
TOTAL%
1) Male116.7
2) Female466.7
9) No answer116.7
Missing2826 
TOTAL6100.0
807) Age of thirteenth person. (OLD13)
TOTAL%
4) 240.0
6) 120.0
12) 120.0
29) 120.0
Missing2827 
TOTAL5100.0
808) Marital status of thirteenth person. (MAR13)
TOTAL%
1) Married1100.0
Missing2831 
TOTAL1100.0
809) Relationship of fourteenth person to head of household. (RELATE14)
TOTAL%
3) Child (natural, adopted, step)150.0
5) Grand/great-grandchild150.0
Missing2830 
TOTAL2100.0
810) Gender of fourteenth person. (GENDER14)
TOTAL%
1) Male150.0
2) Female150.0
Missing2830 
TOTAL2100.0
811) Age of fourteenth person. (OLD14)
TOTAL%
8) 150.0
16) 150.0
Missing2830 
TOTAL2100.0
812) Marital status of fourteenth person. (MAR14)
TOTAL%
1) Married1100.0
Missing2831 
TOTAL1100.0
813) Relationship of first person to head of household, revised (RELHHD1)
TOTAL%
1) Head of household2832100.0
TOTAL2832100.0
814) Relationship of second person to head of household, revised (RELHHD2)
TOTAL%
2) Spouse138967.6
3) Partner, fiance(e), boyfriend, girlfriend, etc.1386.7
4) Child, natural or adopted, stepchild29914.5
5) Grandchild, great-grandchild80.4
6) Son-in-law, daughter-in-law30.1
7) Parent150.7
8) Parent-in-law10.0
9) Grandparent, great-grandparent40.2
10) Uncle or Aunt30.1
11) Niece or nephew50.2
12) Cousin10.0
13) Brother, sister (full, half, or step sibling)221.1
14) Sibling-in-law20.1
15) Other relative (great-aunt, grandniece, etc.)10.0
16) Roommate, housemate743.6
17) Friend120.6
19) Other non-relative (employee, boarder)20.1
98) Don't know10.0
99) No answer753.6
Missing777 
TOTAL2055100.0
815) Relationship of third person to head of household, revised (RELHHD3)
TOTAL%
2) Spouse232.1
3) Partner, fiance(e), boyfriend, girlfriend, etc.90.8
4) Child, natural or adopted, stepchild92382.6
5) Grandchild, great-grandchild151.3
6) Son-in-law, daughter-in-law80.7
7) Parent90.8
8) Parent-in-law30.3
9) Grandparent, great-grandparent20.2
10) Uncle or Aunt20.2
11) Niece or nephew100.9
12) Cousin10.1
13) Brother, sister (full, half, or step sibling)100.9
14) Sibling-in-law50.4
15) Other relative (great-aunt, grandniece, etc.)20.2
16) Roommate, housemate252.2
17) Friend20.2
18) Child of non-relative161.4
19) Other non-relative (employee, boarder)40.4
99) No answer494.4
Missing1714 
TOTAL1118100.0
816) Relationship of fourth person to head of household, revised (RELHHD4)
TOTAL%
2) Spouse50.8
3) Partner, fiance(e), boyfriend, girlfriend, etc.40.6
4) Child, natural or adopted, stepchild53484.0
5) Grandchild, great-grandchild233.6
6) Son-in-law, daughter-in-law71.1
7) Parent40.6
8) Parent-in-law20.3
9) Grandparent, great-grandparent10.2
11) Niece or nephew101.6
13) Brother, sister (full, half, or step sibling)30.5
14) Sibling-in-law20.3
15) Other relative (great-aunt, grandniece, etc.)20.3
16) Roommate, housemate60.9
18) Child of non-relative71.1
19) Other non-relative (employee, boarder)20.3
99) No answer243.8
Missing2196 
TOTAL636100.0
817) Relationship of fifth person to head of household, revised (RELHHD5)
TOTAL%
2) Spouse10.4
3) Partner, finance(e), boyfriend, girlfriend, etc.10.4
4) Child, natural or adopted, stepchild19680.3
5) Grandchild, great-grandchild93.7
6) Son-in-law, daughter-in-law20.8
7) Parent10.4
8) Parent-in-law31.2
10) Uncle or Aunt10.4
11) Niece or nephew52.0
13) Brother, sister (full, half, or step sibling)31.2
16) Roommate, housemate10.4
18) Child of non-relative62.5
19) Other non-relative (employee, boarder)10.4
99) No answer145.7
Missing2588 
TOTAL244100.0
818) Relationship of sixth person to head of household, revised (RELHHD6)
TOTAL%
2) Spouse11.1
4) Child, natural or adopted, stepchild6369.2
5) Grandchild, great-grandchild77.7
7) Parent22.2
11) Niece or nephew55.5
13) Brother, sister (full, half, or step sibling)22.2
14) Sibling-in-law11.1
15) Other relative (great-aunt, grandniece, etc.)11.1
18) Child of non-relative44.4
99) No answer55.5
Missing2741 
TOTAL91100.0
819) Relationship of seventh person to head of household, revised (RELHHD7)
TOTAL%
2) Spouse13.2
4) Child, natural or adopted, stepchild1445.2
5) Grandchild, great-grandchild412.9
11) Niece or nephew516.1
13) Brother, sister (full, half, or step sibling)39.7
15) Other relative (great-aunt, grandniece, etc.)13.2
18) Child of non-relative13.2
99) No answer26.5
Missing2801 
TOTAL31100.0