General Social Survey, 2018

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) GSS year for this respondent (YEAR)
TOTAL%
2018) 2348100.0
TOTAL2348100.0
2) Respondent's ID number (ID)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL23481174.5678
3) Last week were you working full time, part time, going to school, keeping house, or what? (WRKSTAT)
TOTAL%
1) Working full time113448.3
2) Working part time25911.0
3) With a job, but not at work because of temporary illness, vacation, strike532.3
4) Unemployed, laid off, looking for work843.6
5) Retired44519.0
6) In school813.4
7) Keeping house24210.3
8) Other482.0
9) No answer20.1
TOTAL2348100.0
4) [If working, full or part time]: How many hours did you work last week, at all jobs? (HRS1)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL234824.46324
5) [If with a job, but not at work]: How many hours a week do you usually work, at all jobs? (HRS2)
TOTAL%
-1) Not applicable229397.7
6) 610.0
9) 910.0
10) 1010.0
12) 1210.0
15) 1520.1
18) 1810.0
24) 2410.0
30) 3020.1
35) 3530.1
40) 40210.9
41) 4110.0
42) 4210.0
45) 4530.1
50) 5070.3
70) 7010.0
84) 8410.0
99) No answer70.3
TOTAL2348100.0
6) [If retired, in school, keeping house, or other]: Did you ever work for as long as one year? (EVWORK)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable153065.2
1) Yes73931.5
2) No773.3
9) No answer20.1
TOTAL2348100.0
7) Are/were you self-employed or do/did you work for someone else? (WRKSLF)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable773.3
1) Self-employed2329.9
2) Someone else202986.4
8) Don't know30.1
9) No answer70.3
TOTAL2348100.0
8) Are/were you employed by the federal, state, or local government or by a private employer (including non-profit organizations)? (WRKGOVT)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable773.3
1) Government44919.1
2) Private employer176575.2
8) Don't know451.9
9) No answer120.5
TOTAL2348100.0
9) Respondent's Census Occupation Code (2010) (OCC10)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL23484181.4042730
10) Respondent's occupational prestige score (2010) (PRESTG10)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL234842.77916
11) Respondent's occupational prestige score using threshold method (2010) (PRESTG105PLUS)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL234847.33627
12) Respondent's industry code (NAICS 2007) (INDUS10)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL23486185.6162892
13) Are you currently married, widowed, divorced, separated, or have you never been married? (MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Married99842.5
2) Widowed2008.5
3) Divorced40317.2
4) Separated753.2
5) Never married67028.5
9) No answer20.1
TOTAL2348100.0
14) Marital type (MARTYPE)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable135157.5
1) Marriage between a man and a woman99042.2
2) Marriage between people of the same gender70.3
TOTAL2348100.0
15) [If currently married or widowed]: Have you ever been divorced or legally separated? (DIVORCE)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable114848.9
1) Yes29812.7
2) No89638.2
9) No answer60.3
TOTAL2348100.0
16) [If currently married, separated, or divorced]: Have you ever been widowed? (WIDOWED)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable87037.1
1) Yes421.8
2) No143160.9
9) No answer50.2
TOTAL2348100.0
17) Last week, was your wife/husband working full-time, part-time, going to school, keeping house, or what? (SPWRKSTA)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable134857.4
1) Working full-time55223.5
2) Working part-time903.8
3) With a job, but not at work because of temporary illness, vacation, or strike231.0
4) Unemployed, laid off, looking for work190.8
5) Retired1616.9
6) In school100.4
7) Keeping house1225.2
8) Other160.7
9) No answer70.3
TOTAL2348100.0
18) [If working, full- or part-time]: How many hours did (he/she) work last week, at all jobs? (SPHRS1)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL234811.27421
19) [If with a job, but not at work]: How many hours a week does (he/she) usually work a week, at all jobs? (SPHRS2)
TOTAL%
-1) Not applicable231898.7
15) 1510.0
25) 2510.0
40) 40140.6
42) 4210.0
43) 4310.0
50) 5020.1
55) 5510.0
60) 6010.0
65) 6510.0
99) No answer70.3
TOTAL2348100.0
20) [If retired, in school, keeping house, or other]: Did [your spouse] ever work for as long as one year? (SPEVWORK)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable202886.4
1) Yes28212.0
2) No301.3
9) No answer80.3
TOTAL2348100.0
21) Last week was your partner working full time, part time, going to school, keeping house, or what? (COWRKSTA)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable211790.2
1) Working full-time1436.1
2) Working part-time241.0
3) With a job, but not at work because of temporary illness, vacation, or strike50.2
4) Unemployed, laid off, looking for work100.4
5) Retired160.7
6) In school30.1
7) Keeping house261.1
8) Other30.1
9) No answer10.0
TOTAL2348100.0
22) Is/was your partner self-employed or does/did they work for somebody else? (COWRKSLF)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable212790.6
1) Self-employed210.9
2) Someone else1988.4
9) No answer20.1
TOTAL2348100.0
23) Partner ever work as long as a year (COEVWORK)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable230098.0
1) Yes381.6
2) No100.4
TOTAL2348100.0
24) Number of hours partner worked last week (COHRS1)
TOTAL%
-1) Not applicable218192.9
4) 410.0
8) 830.1
10) 1010.0
15) 1520.1
17) 1710.0
20) 2040.2
22) 2210.0
24) 2410.0
25) 2510.0
28) 2810.0
30) 3080.3
35) 3540.2
36) 3650.2
37) 3710.0
38) 3830.1
40) 40682.9
42) 4220.1
44) 4410.0
45) 4560.3
47) 4710.0
48) 4840.2
50) 50150.6
52) 5220.1
55) 5550.2
60) 60130.6
65) 6520.1
68) 6810.0
70) 7020.1
72) 7210.0
80) 8010.0
84) 8410.0
98) Don't know40.2
99) No answer10.0
TOTAL2348100.0
25) Number of hours partner usually works a week (COHRS2)
TOTAL%
-1) Not applicable234399.8
32) 3210.0
40) 4010.0
50) 5020.1
98) Don't know10.0
TOTAL2348100.0
26) Is/was your spouse self-employed or does/did they work for someone else? (SPWRKSLF)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable137858.7
1) Self-employed1144.9
2) Someone else84536.0
9) No answer110.5
TOTAL2348100.0
27) Spouse's Census Occupation Code (2010) (SPOCC10)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL23481752.3662760
28) Spouse's occupational prestige score (2010) (SPPRES10)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL234822.57925
29) Spouse's occupational prestige score using threshold method (2010) (SPPRES105PLUS)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL234825.34831
30) Spouse's industry code (NAICS 2007) (SPIND10)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL23482610.6673598
31) Partner's Census Occupational Code (2010) (COOCC10)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL2348459.561650
32) Partner's industry code (2010) (COIND10)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL2348576.031991
33) Was [your father] self-employed or did he work for someone else? (PAWRKSLF)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable46419.8
1) Self-employed44318.9
2) Someone else141860.4
8) Don't know190.8
9) No answer40.2
TOTAL2348100.0
34) Father's Census Occupation Code (2010) (PAOCC10)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL23484246.8323572
35) Father's occupational prestige score (2010) (PAPRES10)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL234834.82622
36) Father's occupational prestige score using threshold method (2010) (PAPRES105PLUS)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL234838.69329
37) Father's industry code (NAICS 2007) (PAIND10)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL23483925.2463516
38) Was [your mother] self-employed or did she work for someone else? (MAWRKSLF)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable67228.6
1) Self-employed1717.3
2) Someone else150063.9
8) Don't know30.1
9) No answer20.1
TOTAL2348100.0
39) Mother's Census Occupation Code (2010) (MAOCC10)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL23483233.4482819
40) Mother's occupational prestige score (2010) (MAPRES10)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL234829.53722
41) Mother's occupational prestige score using threshold method (2010) (MAPRES105PLUS)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL234830.72629
42) Mother's industry code (NAICS 2007) (MAIND10)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL23484803.3813664
43) 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) 0954.0
1) 147220.1
2) 248320.6
3) 338416.4
4) 424410.4
5) 51767.5
6) 61476.3
7) 71255.3
8) 8763.2
9) 9441.9
10) 10341.4
11) 11190.8
12) 12130.6
13) 13140.6
14) 1450.2
15) 1520.1
16) 1640.2
17) 1710.0
19) 1910.0
21) 2110.0
23) 2310.0
24) 2410.0
25) 2510.0
98) Don't know40.2
99) No answer10.0
TOTAL2348100.0
44) 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) 066328.2
1) 134914.9
2) 262326.5
3) 338316.3
4) 41667.1
5) 5743.2
6) 6472.0
7) 7231.0
8) Eight or more160.7
9) Don't know/No answer40.2
TOTAL2348100.0
45) Respondent's age (AGE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL234849.12118
46) How old were you when your first child was born? (AGEKDBRN)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable66328.2
12) 1210.0
13) 1320.1
14) 1460.3
15) 15200.9
16) 16351.5
17) 17703.0
18) 18964.1
19) 191315.6
20) 201265.4
21) 211426.0
22) 221134.8
23) 231014.3
24) 241154.9
25) 251205.1
26) 26632.7
27) 27672.9
28) 28873.7
29) 29592.5
30) 30833.5
31) 31371.6
32) 32431.8
33) 33381.6
34) 34200.9
35) 35281.2
36) 3690.4
37) 37100.4
38) 38100.4
39) 3970.3
40) 40100.4
41) 4140.2
42) 4230.1
43) 4320.1
44) 4410.0
45) 4510.0
46) 4610.0
47) 4730.1
50) 5010.0
51) 5110.0
98) Don't know100.4
99) No answer90.4
TOTAL2348100.0
47) Respondent's education? (EDUC)
TOTAL%
0) No formal schooling40.2
1) 1st grade20.1
2) 2nd grade40.2
3) 3rd grade100.4
4) 4th grade50.2
5) 5th grade30.1
6) 6th grade200.9
7) 7th grade80.3
8) 8th grade351.5
9) 9th grade512.2
10) 10th grade652.8
11) 11th grade954.0
12) 12th grade65728.0
13) 1 year of college1837.8
14) 2 years of college31313.3
15) 3 years of college1275.4
16) 4 years of college43018.3
17) 5 years of college974.1
18) 6 years of college1195.1
19) 7 years of college451.9
20) 8 years of college723.1
98) Don't know20.1
99) No answer10.0
TOTAL2348100.0
48) Respondent's father's (father substitute's) education (PAEDUC)
TOTAL%
0) No formal schooling421.8
1) 1st grade10.0
2) 2nd grade120.5
3) 3rd grade331.4
4) 4th grade150.6
5) 5th grade251.1
6) 6th grade642.7
7) 7th grade331.4
8) 8th grade1124.8
9) 9th grade472.0
10) 10th grade542.3
11) 11th grade502.1
12) 12th grade59625.4
13) 1 year of college552.3
14) 2 years of college1365.8
15) 3 years of college291.2
16) 4 years of college23810.1
17) 5 years of college190.8
18) 6 years of college652.8
19) 7 years of college130.6
20) 8 years of college482.0
97) Not applicable46419.8
98) Don't know1948.3
99) No answer30.1
TOTAL2348100.0
49) Respondent's mother's (substitute mother's) education (MAEDUC)
TOTAL%
0) No formal schooling522.2
1) 1st grade60.3
2) 2nd grade100.4
3) 3rd grade261.1
4) 4th grade190.8
5) 5th grade331.4
6) 6th grade672.9
7) 7th grade281.2
8) 8th grade984.2
9) 9th grade652.8
10) 10th grade703.0
11) 11th grade692.9
12) 12th grade82635.2
13) 1 year of college713.0
14) 2 years of college2088.9
15) 3 years of college431.8
16) 4 years of college27811.8
17) 5 years of college241.0
18) 6 years of college592.5
19) 7 years of college70.3
20) 8 years of college301.3
97) Not applicable843.6
98) Don't know1697.2
99) No answer60.3
TOTAL2348100.0
50) Respondent's spouse's education (SPEDUC)
TOTAL%
0) No formal schooling20.1
1) 1st grade10.0
2) 2nd grade10.0
3) 3rd grade20.1
4) 4th grade10.0
5) 5th grade40.2
6) 6th grade190.8
7) 7th grade30.1
8) 8th grade60.3
9) 9th grade180.8
10) 10th grade261.1
11) 11th grade431.8
12) 12th grade27011.5
13) 1 year of college632.7
14) 2 years of college1154.9
15) 3 years of college391.7
16) 4 years of college2219.4
17) 5 years of college281.2
18) 6 years of college783.3
19) 7 years of college170.7
20) 8 years of college311.3
97) Not applicable134857.4
98) Don't know40.2
99) No answer80.3
TOTAL2348100.0
51) Respondent's partner's education (COEDUC)
TOTAL%
0) No formal schooling10.0
6) 6th grade30.1
7) 7th grade20.1
8) 8th grade10.0
9) 9th grade10.0
10) 10th grade100.4
11) 11th grade140.6
12) 12th grade803.4
13) 1 year of college160.7
14) 2 years of college321.4
15) 3 years of college90.4
16) 4 years of college381.6
17) 5 years of college60.3
18) 6 years of college70.3
19) 7 years of college10.0
20) 8 years of college30.1
97) Not applicable211790.2
98) Don't know50.2
99) No answer20.1
TOTAL2348100.0
52) Partner's highest degree (CODEG)
TOTAL%
0) Less than high school311.3
1) High school1275.4
2) Associate/Junior college160.7
3) Bachelor's401.7
4) Graduate140.6
7) Not applicable211790.2
8) Don't know30.1
TOTAL2348100.0
53) Respondent's degree (DEGREE)
TOTAL%
0) Less than high school26211.2
1) High school117850.2
2) Associate/Junior college1968.3
3) Bachelor's46519.8
4) Graduate24710.5
TOTAL2348100.0
54) Respondent's father's (substitute father's) degree (PADEG)
TOTAL%
0) Less than high school53222.7
1) High school79934.0
2) Associate/Junior college703.0
3) Bachelor's2068.8
4) Graduate1586.7
7) Not applicable46419.8
8) Don't know1164.9
9) No answer30.1
TOTAL2348100.0
55) Respondent's mother's (substitute mother's) degree (MADEG)
TOTAL%
0) Less than high school58925.1
1) High school104844.6
2) Associate/Junior college1416.0
3) Bachelor's27211.6
4) Graduate1185.0
7) Not applicable843.6
8) Don't know954.0
9) No answer10.0
TOTAL2348100.0
56) Respondent's spouse's degree (SPDEG)
TOTAL%
0) Less than high school1124.8
1) High school44318.9
2) Associate/Junior college793.4
3) Bachelor's2219.4
4) Graduate1385.9
7) Not applicable134857.4
8) Don't know20.1
9) No answer50.2
TOTAL2348100.0
57) What was your major or field of study when you received your (respondent's college degree) degree? First mention (MAJOR1)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL234811.99220
58) What was your major or field of study when you received your (respondent's college degree) degree? Second mention (MAJOR2)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable220193.7
1) Accounting/Bookkeeping90.4
3) Agriculture/Horticulture10.0
7) Art10.0
8) Biology40.2
9) Business Administration90.4
11) Chemistry40.2
12) Communications/Speech20.1
13) Comm. Disorders10.0
14) Computer Science100.4
15) Dentistry10.0
16) Education150.6
17) Economics40.2
19) English70.3
20) Finance40.2
21) Foreign Language30.1
23) Geography10.0
25) History80.3
28) Journalism20.1
29) Law20.1
31) Library Science10.0
32) Marketing60.3
33) Mathematics110.5
35) Music20.1
36) Nursing10.0
40) Physical Education10.0
43) Political Science/International Relations10.0
44) Sociology10.0
47) Theology20.1
49) Liberal Arts20.1
50) Other70.3
51) General Sciences20.1
54) Other Vocational10.0
55) Health50.2
57) Child/Human/Family Development10.0
59) Environmental Science/Ecology10.0
61) Human Services/Human Resources30.1
63) Fine Arts20.1
65) Ethnic Studies10.0
70) Criminology/Criminal Justice40.2
73) Urban and Regional Planning10.0
74) Mechanics/Machine Trade10.0
76) Gerontology10.0
80) Information technology10.0
TOTAL2348100.0
59) Was that a diploma awarded by your high school at graduation at the end of 12th grade, a GED awarded after you took a test, or something else? (DIPGED)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable26211.2
1) High school diploma189180.5
2) GED1837.8
3) Other30.1
5) High school diploma after post high school class30.1
9) No answer60.3
TOTAL2348100.0
60) Respondent's sex (SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Male105244.8
2) Female129655.2
TOTAL2348100.0
61) What race do you consider yourself? (RACE)
TOTAL%
1) White169372.1
2) Black38516.4
3) Other27011.5
TOTAL2348100.0
62) Which of the categories on this card comes closest to the type of place you were living in when you were 16 years old? (RES16)
TOTAL%
1) In open country but not on a farm25510.9
2) On a farm1546.6
3) In a small city or town (under 50,000)77433.0
4) In a medium-size city (50,000-250,000)45019.2
5) In a suburb near a large city32413.8
6) In a large city (over 250,000)39116.7
TOTAL2348100.0
63) In what state or foreign country were you living when you were 16 years old? [Refer to region codes below and enter code numbers in box] (REG16)
TOTAL%
0) Foreign country2179.2
1) New England1154.9
2) Middle Atlantic26811.4
3) East North Central40517.2
4) West North Central1506.4
5) South Atlantic39716.9
6) East South Central1476.3
7) West South Central2309.8
8) Mountain1164.9
9) Pacific30312.9
TOTAL2348100.0
64) When you were 16 years old, were you living in this same (city/town/county)? (MOBILE16)
TOTAL%
1) Same state, same city88037.5
2) Same state, different city61826.3
3) Different state85036.2
TOTAL2348100.0
65) 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) Other652.8
1) Both own mother and father149963.8
2) Father and stepmother371.6
3) Mother and stepfather1506.4
4) Father only743.2
5) Mother only41117.5
6) Some other male relative (no female head)90.4
7) Some other female relative (no male head)462.0
8) Other arrangement with relatives (e.g., aunt and uncle, grandparents)562.4
9) No answer10.0
TOTAL2348100.0
66) [If not living with both own mother and father]: What happened? (FAMDIF16)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable149963.8
1) One or both parents died1576.7
2) Parents divorced or separated48320.6
3) Father absent in armed forces70.3
4) One or both parents in institution160.7
5) Other1737.4
8) Don't know50.2
9) No answer80.3
TOTAL2348100.0
67) Did your mother ever work for pay for as long as a year, while you were growing up? (MAWRKGRW)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable873.7
1) Yes167571.3
2) No57124.3
8) Don't know130.6
9) No answer20.1
TOTAL2348100.0
68) Thinking about the time when you were 16 years old, compared with American families, in general, then would you say your family income was far below average, below average, average, above average, or far above average? (INCOM16)
TOTAL%
1) Far below average24510.4
2) Below average64127.3
3) Average99542.4
4) Above average37115.8
5) Far above average502.1
8) Don't know381.6
9) No answer80.3
TOTAL2348100.0
69) Were you born in this country? (BORN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes204587.1
2) No30212.9
9) No answer10.0
TOTAL2348100.0
70) Were both your parents born in this country? (PARBORN)
TOTAL%
0) Both born in U.S.182377.6
1) Mother yes, father no723.1
2) Mother no, father yes622.6
3) Mother yes, father don't know70.3
4) Mother no, father don't know30.1
7) Don't know for both40.2
8) Neither born in U.S.37115.8
9) No answer60.3
TOTAL2348100.0
71) How many grandparents were born outside the United States? (GRANBORN)
TOTAL%
-1) Not applicable1215.2
0) All in the U.S.133356.8
1) One1245.3
2) Two23610.1
3) Three602.6
4) Four46119.6
8) Don't know110.5
9) No answer20.1
TOTAL2348100.0
72) Number of persons in household (HOMPOP)
TOTAL%
1) 66928.5
2) 89037.9
3) 34214.6
4) 28712.2
5) 1054.5
6) 321.4
7) 120.5
8) 50.2
9) 30.1
10) 10.0
11) 20.1
TOTAL2348100.0
73) Number of members under six years of age (BABIES)
TOTAL%
0) 0207388.3
1) 11857.9
2) 2532.3
3) 370.3
5) 510.0
9) No answer291.2
TOTAL2348100.0
74) Number of members six to 12 years (PRETEEN)
TOTAL%
0) 0204787.2
1) 11837.8
2) 2723.1
3) 3120.5
4) 450.2
9) No answer291.2
TOTAL2348100.0
75) Number of members 13 to 17 years old (TEENS)
TOTAL%
0) 0207488.3
1) 11867.9
2) 2592.5
3) 350.2
9) No answer241.0
TOTAL2348100.0
76) Number of members over 17 years old (ADULTS)
TOTAL%
1) 177533.0
2) 2119650.9
3) 325410.8
4) 41064.5
5) 5120.5
6) 620.1
7) 720.1
8) Eight or more10.0
TOTAL2348100.0
77) How many persons in the household are not related to you in any way? (UNRELAT)
TOTAL%
-1) Not applicable82635.2
0) 0131556.0
1) 11576.7
2) 2281.2
3) 3130.6
4) 440.2
6) 630.1
7) 710.0
8) Eight or more10.0
TOTAL2348100.0
78) 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) None42318.0
1) One89137.9
2) Two76232.5
3) Three1817.7
4) Four652.8
5) Five100.4
6) Six10.0
7) Seven20.1
8) Eight or more10.0
9) No answer120.5
TOTAL2348100.0
79) In which of these groups did your total family income, from all sources, fall last year before taxes, that is? (INCOME)
TOTAL%
1) Under $1,000371.6
2) $1,000 to 2,999281.2
3) $3,000 to 3,999190.8
4) $4,000 to 4,999140.6
5) $5,000 to 5,999140.6
6) $6,000 to 6,99990.4
7) $7,000 to 7,999130.6
8) $8,000 to 9,999421.8
9) $10,000 to 14,9991426.0
10) $15,000 to 19,999813.4
11) $20,000 to 24,9991406.0
12) $25,000 or over144461.5
13) Refused27411.7
98) Don't know913.9
TOTAL2348100.0
80) [If respondent earned any income from [OCCUPATION DESCRIBED IN OCC-INDUSTRY] in the previous year] In which of these groups did your earnings from [OCCUPATION IN OCC] for last year fall? That is, before taxes or other deductions (RINCOME)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable89938.3
1) Under $1,000331.4
2) $1,000 to 2,999321.4
3) $3,000 to 3,999321.4
4) $4,000 to 4,999210.9
5) $5,000 to 5,999210.9
6) $6,000 to 6,999120.5
7) $7,000 to 7,999180.8
8) $8,000 to 9,999331.4
9) $10,000 to 14,999944.0
10) $15,000 to 19,999612.6
11) $20,000 to 24,9991074.6
12) $25,000 or over85136.2
13) Refused1084.6
98) Don't know261.1
TOTAL2348100.0
81) In which of these groups did your total family income, from all sources, fall last year before taxes, that is? (INCOME16)
TOTAL%
1) Under $1,000331.4
2) $1,000 to $2,999271.1
3) $3,000 to $3,999190.8
4) $4,000 to $4,999140.6
5) $5,000 to $5,999150.6
6) $6,000 to $6,99990.4
7) $7,000 to $7,999130.6
8) $8,000 to $9,999411.7
9) $10,000 to $12,499703.0
10) $12,500 to $14,999703.0
11) $15,000 to $17,499441.9
12) $17,500 to $19,999371.6
13) $20,000 to $22,499652.8
14) $22,500 to $24,999773.3
15) $25,000 to $29,999803.4
16) $30,000 to $34,9991164.9
17) $35,000 to $39,9991014.3
18) $40,000 to $49,9991596.8
19) $50,000 to $59,9991878.0
20) $60,000 to $74,9992159.2
21) $75,000 to $89,9991677.1
22) $90,000 to $109,9991456.2
23) $110,000 to $129,9991285.5
24) $130,000 to $149,999773.3
25) $150,000 to $169,999723.1
26) $170,000 or over1717.3
27) Refused1054.5
98) Don't know913.9
TOTAL2348100.0
82) In which of these groups did your earnings from all sources for [last year] fall? That is, before taxes or other deductions (RINCOM16)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable89938.3
1) Under $1,000331.4
2) $1,000 to $2,999321.4
3) $3,000 to $3,999321.4
4) $4,000 to $4,999210.9
5) $5,000 to $5,999210.9
6) $6,000 to $6,999120.5
7) $7,000 to $7,999180.8
8) $8,000 to $9,999331.4
9) $10,000 to $12,499482.0
10) $12,500 to $14,999462.0
11) $15,000 to $17,499251.1
12) $17,500 to $19,999361.5
13) $20,000 to $22,499612.6
14) $22,500 to $24,999462.0
15) $25,000 to $29,999733.1
16) $30,000 to $34,999964.1
17) $35,000 to $39,999813.4
18) $40,000 to $49,9991365.8
19) $50,000 to $59,9991144.9
20) $60,000 to $74,9991144.9
21) $75,000 to $89,999813.4
22) $90,000 to $109,999672.9
23) $110,000 to $129,999431.8
24) $130,000 to $149,999321.4
25) $150,000 to $169,999140.6
26) $170,000 or over482.0
27) Refused602.6
98) Don't know261.1
TOTAL2348100.0
83) Region of interview (REGION)
TOTAL%
1) New England1245.3
2) Middle Atlantic2329.9
3) East North Central38816.5
4) West North Central1255.3
5) South Atlantic51321.8
6) East South Central1636.9
7) West South Central27711.8
8) Mountain1837.8
9) Pacific34314.6
TOTAL2348100.0
84) Expanded NORC size code (XNORCSIZ)
TOTAL%
1) Within an SMSA and a large central city (over 250,000)42818.2
2) Within an SMSA and a medium size central city (50,000 to 250,000)38216.3
3) Within an SMSA and a suburb of a large central city49321.0
4) Within an SMSA and a suburb of a medium size central city25710.9
5) Within an SMSA and an unincorporated area of a large central city (diversion, township, etc.)24710.5
6) Within an SMSA and an unincorporated area of a medium central city2119.0
7) Not within an SMSA, (within a county) and a small city (10,000 to 49,999)622.6
8) Not within an SMSA, a town or village (2,500 to 9,999)813.4
9) Not within an SMSA, an incorporated area less than 2,500 or an unincorporated area of 1,000 to 2,499301.3
10) Open country within larger civil divisions, e.g., township, division1576.7
TOTAL2348100.0
85) SRC (Survey Research Center, University of Michigan) new belt code (SRCBELT)
TOTAL%
1) Central city of 12 largest SMSAs2339.9
2) Central city of remainder of the 100 largest SMSAs34514.7
3) Suburbs of 12 largest SMSAs33214.1
4) Suburbs of the remaining 100 largest SMSAs43818.7
5) Other urban (counties having towns of 10,000 or more)74131.6
6) Other rural (counties having no towns of 10,000 or more)25911.0
TOTAL2348100.0
86) Size of place in thousands is a 4 digit code which provides actual size of place of interview. Remember when using this code to add 3 zeros. (Size of place in 1000s) (SIZE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL2348336.9061159
87) Generally speaking, do you usually think of yourself as a Republican, Democrat, Independent, or what? (PARTYID)
TOTAL%
0) Strong Democrat37916.1
1) Not very strong Democrat35215.0
2) Independent, close to Democrat30713.1
3) Independent (Neither, No response)41417.6
4) Independent, close to Republican25911.0
5) Not very strong Republican27211.6
6) Strong Republican25510.9
7) Other party, refused to say773.3
9) No answer331.4
TOTAL2348100.0
88) In 2012, you remember that Obama ran for President on the Democratic ticket against Romney for the Republicans. Do you remember for sure whether or not you voted in that election? (VOTE12)
TOTAL%
1) Voted148863.4
2) Did not vote56524.1
3) Ineligible25210.7
8) Don't know331.4
9) No answer100.4
TOTAL2348100.0
89) Did you vote for Obama or Romney? (PRES12)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable85036.2
1) Obama92539.4
2) Romney47320.1
3) Other candidate (specify)200.9
4) Didn't vote for president80.3
8) Don't know231.0
9) No answer492.1
TOTAL2348100.0
90) Who would you have voted for, for president, if you had voted? (2012 election) (IF12WHO)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable148063.0
1) Obama50021.3
2) Romney1265.4
3) Other1104.7
8) Don't know723.1
9) No answer602.6
TOTAL2348100.0
91) In 2016, you remember that Clinton ran for President on the Democratic ticket against Trump for the Republicans. Do you remember for sure whether or not you voted in that election? (VOTE16)
TOTAL%
1) Voted152364.9
2) Did not vote65828.0
3) Ineligible1325.6
8) Don't know210.9
9) No answer140.6
TOTAL2348100.0
92) Did you vote for Clinton or Trump? (PRES16)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable81134.5
1) Clinton76432.5
2) Trump57724.6
3) Other candidate (specify)873.7
4) Didn't vote for president200.9
8) Don't know351.5
9) No answer542.3
TOTAL2348100.0
93) Who would you have voted for, for president, if you had voted? (2016 election) (IF16WHO)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable150364.0
1) Clinton34814.8
2) Trump1636.9
3) Other2299.8
8) Don't know542.3
9) No answer512.2
TOTAL2348100.0
94) We hear a lot of talk these days about liberals and conservatives. I'm going to show you a seven-point scale on which the political views that people might hold are arranged from extremely liberal (point 1) to extremely conservative (point 7). Where would you place yourself on this scale? (POLVIEWS)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely liberal1225.2
2) Liberal27811.8
3) Slightly liberal25610.9
4) Moderate, middle of the road85536.4
5) Slightly conservative28312.1
6) Conservative35415.1
7) Extremely conservative994.2
8) Don't know793.4
9) No answer220.9
TOTAL2348100.0
95) We are faced with many problems in this country, none of which can be solved easily or inexpensively. I'm going to name some of these problems, and for each one I'd like you to tell me whether you think we're spending too much money on it, too little money or about the right amount. A. Space exploration program (NATSPAC)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable116049.4
1) Too little2309.8
2) About right52822.5
3) Too much27111.5
8) Don't know1586.7
9) No answer10.0
TOTAL2348100.0
96) We are faced with many problems in this country, none of which can be solved easily or inexpensively. I'm going to name some of these problems, and for each one I'd like you to tell me whether you think we're spending too much money on it, too little money or about the right amount. Improving and protecting the environment (NATENVIR)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable116049.4
1) Too little79033.6
2) About right28412.1
3) Too much833.5
8) Don't know301.3
9) No answer10.0
TOTAL2348100.0
97) We are faced with many problems in this country, none of which can be solved easily or inexpensively. I'm going to name some of these problems, and for each one I'd like you to tell me whether you think we're spending too much money on it, too little money or about the right amount. Improving and protecting the nation's health (NATHEAL)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable116049.4
1) Too little83935.7
2) About right25911.0
3) Too much582.5
8) Don't know301.3
9) No answer20.1
TOTAL2348100.0
98) We are faced with many problems in this country, none of which can be solved easily or inexpensively. I'm going to name some of these problems, and for each one I'd like you to tell me whether you think we're spending too much money on it, too little money or about the right amount. Solving the problems of the big cities (NATCITY)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable116049.4
1) Too little57324.4
2) About right36515.5
3) Too much1215.2
8) Don't know1275.4
9) No answer20.1
TOTAL2348100.0
99) We are faced with many problems in this country, none of which can be solved easily or inexpensively. I'm going to name some of these problems, and for each one I'd like you to tell me whether you think we're spending too much money on it, too little money or about the right amount. Halting the rising crime rate (NATCRIME)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable116049.4
1) Too little77132.8
2) About right28512.1
3) Too much773.3
8) Don't know522.2
9) No answer30.1
TOTAL2348100.0
100) We are faced with many problems in this country, none of which can be solved easily or inexpensively. I'm going to name some of these problems, and for each one I'd like you to tell me whether you think we're spending too much money on it, too little money or about the right amount. Dealing with drug addiction (NATDRUG)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable116049.4
1) Too little80834.4
2) About right24510.4
3) Too much974.1
8) Don't know361.5
9) No answer20.1
TOTAL2348100.0
101) We are faced with many problems in this country, none of which can be solved easily or inexpensively. I'm going to name some of these problems, and for each one I'd like you to tell me whether you think we're spending too much money on it, too little money or about the right amount. Improving the nation's education system (NATEDUC)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable116049.4
1) Too little88537.7
2) About right2229.5
3) Too much682.9
8) Don't know130.6
TOTAL2348100.0
102) We are faced with many problems in this country, none of which can be solved easily or inexpensively. I'm going to name some of these problems, and for each one I'd like you to tell me whether you think we're spending too much money on it, too little money or about the right amount. Improving the conditions of Blacks (NATRACE)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable116049.4
1) Too little60525.8
2) About right38616.4
3) Too much873.7
8) Don't know1004.3
9) No answer100.4
TOTAL2348100.0
103) We are faced with many problems in this country, none of which can be solved easily or inexpensively. I'm going to name some of these problems, and for each one I'd like you to tell me whether you think we're spending too much money on it, too little money or about the right amount. The military, armaments, and defense (NATARMS)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable116049.4
1) Too little37315.9
2) About right46519.8
3) Too much30312.9
8) Don't know451.9
9) No answer20.1
TOTAL2348100.0
104) We are faced with many problems in this country, none of which can be solved easily or inexpensively. I'm going to name some of these problems, and for each one I'd like you to tell me whether you think we're spending too much money on it, too little money or about the right amount. Foreign aid (NATAID)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable116049.4
1) Too little1837.8
2) About right39416.8
3) Too much51221.8
8) Don't know974.1
9) No answer20.1
TOTAL2348100.0
105) We are faced with many problems in this country, none of which can be solved easily or inexpensively. I'm going to name some of these problems, and for each one I'd like you to tell me whether you think we're spending too much money on it, too little money or about the right amount. Welfare (NATFARE)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable116049.4
1) Too little28512.1
2) About right40717.3
3) Too much44118.8
8) Don't know542.3
9) No answer10.0
TOTAL2348100.0
106) We are faced with many problems in this country, none of which can be solved easily or inexpensively. I'm going to name some of these problems, and for each one I'd like you to tell me whether you think we're spending too much money on it, too little money or about the right amount. Highways and bridges (NATROAD)
TOTAL%
1) Too little128354.6
2) About right81734.8
3) Too much2098.9
8) Don't know391.7
TOTAL2348100.0
107) We are faced with many problems in this country, none of which can be solved easily or inexpensively. I'm going to name some of these problems, and for each one I'd like you to tell me whether you think we're spending too much money on it, too little money or about the right amount. Social Security (NATSOC)
TOTAL%
1) Too little138158.8
2) About right74831.9
3) Too much1014.3
8) Don't know1154.9
9) No answer30.1
TOTAL2348100.0
108) We are faced with many problems in this country, none of which can be solved easily or inexpensively. I'm going to name some of these problems, and for each one I'd like you to tell me whether you think we're spending too much money on it, too little money or about the right amount. Mass transportation (NATMASS)
TOTAL%
1) Too little88737.8
2) About right112147.7
3) Too much1878.0
8) Don't know1516.4
9) No answer20.1
TOTAL2348100.0
109) We are faced with many problems in this country, none of which can be solved easily or inexpensively. I'm going to name some of these problems, and for each one I'd like you to tell me whether you think we're spending too much money on it, too little money or about the right amount. Parks and recreation (NATPARK)
TOTAL%
1) Too little83935.7
2) About right134657.3
3) Too much1034.4
8) Don't know602.6
TOTAL2348100.0
110) We are faced with many problems in this country, none of which can be solved easily or inexpensively. I'm going to name some of these problems, and for each one I'd like you to tell me whether you think we're spending too much money on it, too little money or about the right amount. Assistance for childcare (NATCHLD)
TOTAL%
1) Too little134557.3
2) About right74731.8
3) Too much1235.2
8) Don't know1335.7
TOTAL2348100.0
111) We are faced with many problems in this country, none of which can be solved easily or inexpensively. I'm going to name some of these problems, and for each one I'd like you to tell me whether you think we're spending too much money on it, too little money or about the right amount. Supporting scientific research (NATSCI)
TOTAL%
1) Too little98642.0
2) About right102643.7
3) Too much1978.4
8) Don't know1385.9
9) No answer10.0
TOTAL2348100.0
112) We are faced with many problems in this country, none of which can be solved easily or inexpensively. I'm going to name some of these problems, and for each one I'd like you to tell me whether you think we're spending too much money on it, too little money or about the right amount. Developing alternate energy sources (NATENRGY)
TOTAL%
1) Too little127754.4
2) About right78833.6
3) Too much1697.2
8) Don't know1124.8
9) No answer20.1
TOTAL2348100.0
113) We are faced with many problems in this country, none of which can be solved easily or inexpensively. I'm going to name some of these problems, and for each one I'd like you to tell me whether you think we're spending too much money on it, too little money or about the right amount. Space exploration - (Version Y) (NATSPACY)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable118850.6
1) Too little26411.2
2) About right51521.9
3) Too much27811.8
8) Don't know1004.3
9) No answer30.1
TOTAL2348100.0
114) We are faced with many problems in this country, none of which can be solved easily or inexpensively. I'm going to name some of these problems, and for each one I'd like you to tell me whether you think we're spending too much money on it, too little money or about the right amount. The environment - (Version Y) (NATENVIY)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable118850.6
1) Too little76332.5
2) About right25510.9
3) Too much1014.3
8) Don't know411.7
TOTAL2348100.0
115) We are faced with many problems in this country, none of which can be solved easily or inexpensively. I'm going to name some of these problems, and for each one I'd like you to tell me whether you think we're spending too much money on it, too little money or about the right amount. Health - (Version Y) (NATHEALY)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable118850.6
1) Too little80234.2
2) About right2209.4
3) Too much1164.9
8) Don't know220.9
TOTAL2348100.0
116) We are faced with many problems in this country, none of which can be solved easily or inexpensively. I'm going to name some of these problems, and for each one I'd like you to tell me whether you think we're spending too much money on it, too little money or about the right amount. Assistance to big cities - (Version Y) (NATCITYY)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable118850.6
1) Too little24210.3
2) About right43318.4
3) Too much34414.7
8) Don't know1395.9
9) No answer20.1
TOTAL2348100.0
117) We are faced with many problems in this country, none of which can be solved easily or inexpensively. I'm going to name some of these problems, and for each one I'd like you to tell me whether you think we're spending too much money on it, too little money or about the right amount. Law enforcement - (Version Y) (NATCRIMY)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable118850.6
1) Too little61526.2
2) About right37916.1
3) Too much1225.2
8) Don't know411.7
9) No answer30.1
TOTAL2348100.0
118) We are faced with many problems in this country, none of which can be solved easily or inexpensively. I'm going to name some of these problems, and for each one I'd like you to tell me whether you think we're spending too much money on it, too little money or about the right amount. Drug rehabilitation - (Version Y) (NATDRUGY)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable118850.6
1) Too little74631.8
2) About right25510.9
3) Too much1104.7
8) Don't know472.0
9) No answer20.1
TOTAL2348100.0
119) We are faced with many problems in this country, none of which can be solved easily or inexpensively. I'm going to name some of these problems, and for each one I'd like you to tell me whether you think we're spending too much money on it, too little money or about the right amount. Education - (Version Y) (NATEDUCY)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable118850.6
1) Too little90438.5
2) About right1817.7
3) Too much662.8
8) Don't know90.4
TOTAL2348100.0
120) We are faced with many problems in this country, none of which can be solved easily or inexpensively. I'm going to name some of these problems, and for each one I'd like you to tell me whether you think we're spending too much money on it, too little money or about the right amount. Assistance to blacks - (Version Y) (NATRACEY)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable118850.6
1) Too little50721.6
2) About right37916.1
3) Too much1406.0
8) Don't know1285.5
9) No answer60.3
TOTAL2348100.0
121) We are faced with many problems in this country, none of which can be solved easily or inexpensively. I'm going to name some of these problems, and for each one I'd like you to tell me whether you think we're spending too much money on it, too little money or about the right amount. National defense - (Version Y) (NATARMSY)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable118850.6
1) Too little34114.5
2) About right44919.1
3) Too much32513.8
8) Don't know421.8
9) No answer30.1
TOTAL2348100.0
122) We are faced with many problems in this country, none of which can be solved easily or inexpensively. I'm going to name some of these problems, and for each one I'd like you to tell me whether you think we're spending too much money on it, too little money or about the right amount. Assistance to other countries - (Version Y) (NATAIDY)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable118850.6
1) Too little1496.3
2) About right30513.0
3) Too much65327.8
8) Don't know512.2
9) No answer20.1
TOTAL2348100.0
123) We are faced with many problems in this country, none of which can be solved easily or inexpensively. I'm going to name some of these problems, and for each one I'd like you to tell me whether you think we're spending too much money on it, too little money or about the right amount. Assistance to the poor - (Version Y) (NATFAREY)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable118850.6
1) Too little82535.1
2) About right2289.7
3) Too much793.4
8) Don't know281.2
TOTAL2348100.0
124) Some people think that the government in Washington ought to reduce the income differences between the rich and the poor, perhaps by raising the taxes of wealthy families or by giving income assistance to the poor. Others think that the government should not concern itself with reducing this income difference between the rich and the poor. Here is a card with a scale from 1 to 7. Think of a score of 1 as meaning that the government ought to reduce the income differences between rich and poor, and a score of 7 meaning that the government should not concern itself with reducing income differences. What score between 1 and 7 comes closest to the way you feel? (EQWLTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable78533.4
1) Government should do something to reduce income differences between rich and poor34714.8
2) 21546.6
3) 327211.6
4) 426011.1
5) 52219.4
6) 61195.1
7) Government should not concern itself with income differences1667.1
8) Don't know210.9
9) No answer30.1
TOTAL2348100.0
125) Do you consider the amount of federal income tax which you have to pay as too high, about right or too low? (TAX)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable77433.0
1) Too high82935.3
2) About right66428.3
3) Too low381.6
8) Don't know391.7
9) No answer40.2
TOTAL2348100.0
126) There are always some people whose ideas are considered bad or dangerous by other people. For instance, somebody who is against churches and religion. If such a person wanted to make a speech in your city/town/community against churches and religion, should he be allowed to speak or not? (SPKATH)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable77433.0
1) Yes, allowed to speak125353.4
2) Not allowed30913.2
8) Don't know80.3
9) No answer40.2
TOTAL2348100.0
127) There are always some people whose ideas are considered bad or dangerous by other people. For instance, somebody who is against churches and religion. Should such a person be allowed to teach in a college or university or not? (COLATH)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable77433.0
4) Yes, allowed to teach102143.5
5) Not allowed50521.5
8) Don't know451.9
9) No answer30.1
TOTAL2348100.0
128) There are always some people whose ideas are considered bad or dangerous by other people. For instance, somebody who is against churches and religion. If some people in your community suggested a book he wrote against churches and religion should be taken out of your public library, would you favor removing this book or not? (LIBATH)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable77433.0
1) Remove32713.9
2) Not remove121151.6
8) Don't know321.4
9) No answer40.2
TOTAL2348100.0
129) Consider a person who believes that blacks are genetically inferior. If such a person wanted to make a speech in your community claiming that blacks are inferior, should he be allowed to speak or not? (SPKRAC)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable77433.0
1) Yes, allowed to speak89137.9
2) Not allowed64827.6
8) Don't know231.0
9) No answer120.5
TOTAL2348100.0
130) Consider a person who believes that blacks are genetically inferior. Should such a person be allowed to teach in a college or university or not? (COLRAC)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable77433.0
4) Yes, allowed to teach65127.7
5) Not allowed87237.1
8) Don't know431.8
9) No answer80.3
TOTAL2348100.0
131) Consider a person who believes that blacks are genetically inferior. If some people in your community suggested that a book he wrote which said blacks are inferior should be taken out of your public library, would you favor removing this book or not? (LIBRAC)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable77433.0
1) Remove59025.1
2) Not remove95240.5
8) Don't know241.0
9) No answer80.3
TOTAL2348100.0
132) Now, I should like to ask you some questions about a man who admits he is a communist. Suppose this admitted communist wanted to make a speech in your community. Should he be allowed to speak or not? (SPKCOM)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable77433.0
1) Yes, allowed to speak105544.9
2) Not allowed45319.3
8) Don't know612.6
9) No answer50.2
TOTAL2348100.0
133) Now, I should like to ask you some questions about a man who admits he is a communist. Suppose he is teaching in a college. Should he be fired or not? (COLCOM)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable77433.0
4) Yes, fired51021.7
5) Not fired95540.7
8) Don't know974.1
9) No answer120.5
TOTAL2348100.0
134) Now, I should like to ask you some questions about a man who admits he is a communist. Suppose he wrote a book which is in your public library. Somebody in your community suggests that the book should be removed from the library. Would you favor removing it or not? (LIBCOM)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable77433.0
1) Remove39516.8
2) Not remove111047.3
8) Don't know622.6
9) No answer70.3
TOTAL2348100.0
135) Consider a person who advocates doing away with elections and letting the military run the country. If such a person wanted to make a speech in your community, should he be allowed to speak or not? (SPKMIL)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable77433.0
1) Yes, allowed to speak110547.1
2) Not allowed43818.7
8) Don't know271.1
9) No answer40.2
TOTAL2348100.0
136) Consider a person who advocates doing away with elections and letting the military run the country. Should such a person be allowed to teach in a college or university or not? (COLMIL)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable77433.0
4) Yes, allowed to teach88837.8
5) Not allowed63727.1
8) Don't know431.8
9) No answer60.3
TOTAL2348100.0
137) Consider a person who advocates doing away with elections and letting the military run the country. Suppose he wrote a book advocating doing away with elections and letting the military run the country. Somebody in your community suggests that the book should be removed from the library. Would you favor removing it or not? (LIBMIL)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable77433.0
1) Remove40217.1
2) Not remove113548.3
8) Don't know331.4
9) No answer40.2
TOTAL2348100.0
138) What about a man who admits that he is a homosexual? Suppose this admitted homosexual wanted to make a speech in your community. Should he be allowed to speak or not? (SPKHOMO)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable77433.0
1) Yes, allowed to speak138158.8
2) Not allowed1737.4
8) Don't know140.6
9) No answer60.3
TOTAL2348100.0
139) Consider a man who admits that he is a homosexual? Should such a person be allowed to teach in a college or university or not? (COLHOMO)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable77433.0
4) Yes, allowed to teach135257.6
5) Not allowed1908.1
8) Don't know220.9
9) No answer100.4
TOTAL2348100.0
140) What about a man who admits that he is a homosexual? If somebody in your community suggests that a book he wrote in favor of homosexuality should be taken out of your public library, would you favor removing this book or not? (LIBHOMO)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable77433.0
1) Remove23910.2
2) Not remove130555.6
8) Don't know251.1
9) No answer50.2
TOTAL2348100.0
141) Now consider a Muslim clergyman who preaches hatred of the United States. If such a person wanted to make a speech in your community preaching hatred of the United States, should he be allowed to speak or not? (SPKMSLM)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable77433.0
1) Yes, allowed71530.5
2) Not allowed83235.4
8) Don't know180.8
9) No answer90.4
TOTAL2348100.0
142) Consider a Muslim clergyman who preaches hatred of the United States. Should such a person be allowed to teach in a college or university or not? (COLMSLM)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable77433.0
4) Yes, allowed50821.6
5) Not allowed102343.6
8) Don't know331.4
9) No answer100.4
TOTAL2348100.0
143) If some people in your community suggested that a book [a Muslim clergyman] wrote which preaches hatred of the United States should be taken out of your public library, would you favor removing this book or not? (LIBMSLM)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable77433.0
1) Remove77533.0
2) Not remove77633.0
8) Don't know170.7
9) No answer60.3
TOTAL2348100.0
144) Do you favor or oppose the death penalty for persons convicted of murder? (CAPPUN)
TOTAL%
1) Favor138559.0
2) Oppose80834.4
8) Don't know1255.3
9) No answer301.3
TOTAL2348100.0
145) 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%
0) Not applicable77433.0
1) Favor110246.9
2) Oppose43918.7
8) Don't know261.1
9) No answer70.3
TOTAL2348100.0
146) In general, do you think the courts in this area deal too harshly or not harshly enough with criminals? (COURTS)
TOTAL%
1) Too harshly44619.0
2) Not harshly enough125353.4
3) About right35715.2
8) Don't know27611.8
9) No answer160.7
TOTAL2348100.0
147) Do you think the use of marijuana should be made legal or not? (GRASS)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable78533.4
1) Should93839.9
2) Should not50921.7
8) Don't know1124.8
9) No answer40.2
TOTAL2348100.0
148) What is your religious preference? Is it Protestant, Catholic, Jewish, some other religion or no religion? (RELIG)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant [Ask DENOM]113948.5
2) Catholic49321.0
3) Jewish391.7
4) None54223.1
5) Other (specify)321.4
6) Buddhism190.8
7) Hinduism80.3
8) Other Eastern Religions10.0
9) Muslim/Islam160.7
10) Orthodox Christian60.3
11) Christian301.3
12) Native American10.0
13) Inter-/non-denominational10.0
98) Don't know50.2
99) No answer160.7
TOTAL2348100.0
149) [If respondent answered 'Protestant' as their religious preference for variable RELIG] What specific denomination is that, if any? (DENOM)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable (punches 2-3 in RELIG, often including 5, and sometimes 11)116349.5
10) American Baptist Association241.0
11) American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A.160.7
12) National Baptist Convention of America40.2
13) National Baptist Convention, U.S.A., Inc.30.1
14) Southern Baptist Convention1225.2
15) Other Baptist churches200.9
18) Baptist, Don't know which1476.3
20) African Methodist Episcopal Church60.3
21) African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church40.2
22) United Methodist Church944.0
23) Other Methodist churches50.2
28) Methodist, Don't know which261.1
30) American Lutheran Church110.5
31) Lutheran Church in America10.0
32) Lutheran Church Missouri Synod200.9
33) Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod70.3
34) Other Lutheran churches30.1
35) Evangelical Lutheran Church in America130.6
38) Lutheran, don't know which301.3
40) Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.90.4
41) United Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.10.0
42) Other Presbyterian churches60.3
43) Presbyterian merged100.4
48) Presbyterian, don't know301.3
50) Episcopal261.1
60) Other-specify24810.6
70) No denomination given or non-denominational church26611.3
98) Don't know130.6
99) No answer200.9
TOTAL2348100.0
150) Other Protestant denominations (OTHER)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable208088.6
9) Christian and Missionary Alliance10.0
11) Spiritualist20.1
12) Assembly of God100.4
13) Free Methodist10.0
16) Free Will Baptist50.2
20) Brethren Church, Brethren10.0
31) Christian; Central Christian210.9
32) Christian Reform10.0
33) Christian Scientist20.1
35) Church of Christ130.6
36) Churches of God (except with Christ and Holiness)50.2
37) Church of God in Christ30.1
40) Congregationalist, 1st Congregation60.3
42) Covenant10.0
44) Disciples of Christ30.1
45) Evangelical, Evangelist100.4
46) Evangelical Reformed10.0
52) Full Gospel10.0
56) Holiness; Church of Holiness70.3
58) Jehovah's Witnesses130.6
63) Mennonite10.0
64) Mormon261.1
65) Nazarene30.1
68) Pentecostal431.8
69) Pentecostal Holiness, Holiness Pentecostal60.3
70) Quaker20.1
71) Reformed40.2
77) Seventh-day Adventist140.6
79) United Holiness10.0
80) Unitarian, Universalist50.2
81) United Church of Christ80.3
83) Wesleyan30.1
93) Missionary Baptist80.3
100) Grace Brethren20.1
107) Apostolic Christian10.0
116) Church of the First Born10.0
138) Apostolic Church10.0
141) New Birth Christian10.0
208) Calvary20.1
210) Ethiopian Evangelical Church10.0
211) Disciple of Jesus10.0
212) Scandinavian Church10.0
213) Hebrew Roots20.1
214) Hebrew Israelites10.0
215) Armenian Apostolic Church10.0
998) Don't know20.1
999) No answer200.9
TOTAL2348100.0
151) Do you consider yourself Orthodox, Conservative, Reform or none of these? (JEW)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable229397.7
1) Orthodox30.1
2) Conservative80.3
3) Reform160.7
4) None of these90.4
5) Other20.1
8) Don't know10.0
9) No answer160.7
TOTAL2348100.0
152) Fundamentalism/Liberalism of respondent's religion (FUND)
TOTAL%
1) Fundamentalist54423.2
2) Moderate88237.6
3) Liberal79733.9
9) No answer/Excluded1255.3
TOTAL2348100.0
153) How often do you attend religious services? (ATTEND)
TOTAL%
0) Never71630.5
1) Less than once a year1375.8
2) About once a year30012.8
3) Several times a year23910.2
4) About once a month1466.2
5) Two to three times a month1867.9
6) Nearly every week883.7
7) Every week39116.7
8) Several times a week1295.5
9) Don't know, no answer160.7
TOTAL2348100.0
154) Would you call yourself a strong [religious preference] or a not very strong [religious preference]? (RELITEN)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable50.2
1) Strong80234.2
2) Not very strong86937.0
3) Somewhat strong1014.3
4) No religion54223.1
8) Don't know70.3
9) No answer220.9
TOTAL2348100.0
155) Do you believe there is a life after death? (POSTLIFE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes172073.3
2) No40317.2
8) Don't know2169.2
9) No answer90.4
TOTAL2348100.0
156) About how often do you pray? (PRAY)
TOTAL%
1) Several times a day69129.4
2) Once a day67428.7
3) Several times a week2159.2
4) Once a week1446.1
5) Less than once a week25110.7
6) Never35815.2
8) Don't know50.2
9) No answer100.4
TOTAL2348100.0
157) We are interested in what American Catholics think about religious matters. Please select the answer from this card that comes closest to your own personal opinion about the following statement: Under certain conditions, the pope is infallible when he speaks on matters of faith and morals. (POPESPKS)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable183978.3
1) Certainly true1074.6
2) Probably true1596.8
3) Uncertain if true or false1677.1
4) Probably false341.4
5) Certainly false170.7
8) Don't know70.3
9) No answer180.8
TOTAL2348100.0
158) In what religion were you raised? (RELIG16)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant [Ask DENOM16]123752.7
2) Catholic73231.2
3) Jewish421.8
4) None24110.3
5) Other100.4
6) Buddhism110.5
7) Hinduism120.5
9) Muslim/Islam170.7
10) Orthodox-Christian140.6
11) Christian140.6
12) Native American20.1
98) Don't know90.4
99) No answer70.3
TOTAL2348100.0
159) In what religion were you raised? [If Protestant] What specific denomination is that, if any? (DENOM16)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable (punches 2-3 in RELIG, often including 5, and sometimes 11)109046.4
10) American Baptist Association281.2
11) American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A190.8
12) National Baptist Convention of America50.2
13) National Baptist Convention, U.S.A., Inc.10.0
14) Southern Baptist Convention1687.2
15) Other Baptist churches341.4
18) Baptist, don't know which2229.5
20) African Methodist Episcopal Church100.4
21) African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church10.0
22) United Methodist Church1004.3
23) Other Methodist Churches50.2
28) Methodist, Don't know which391.7
30) American Lutheran Church120.5
31) Lutheran Church in America20.1
32) Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod210.9
33) Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod50.2
34) Other Lutheran churches40.2
35) Evangelical Lutheran90.4
38) Lutheran, don't know which542.3
40) Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.130.6
41) United Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.50.2
42) Other Presbyterian churches60.3
43) Presbyterian, merged50.2
48) Presbyterian, don't know which331.4
50) Episcopal Church371.6
60) Other23710.1
70) No denomination given or non-denominational church1516.4
98) Don't know200.9
99) No answer120.5
TOTAL2348100.0
160) Other Protestant denominations (OTH16)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable209989.4
6) New Testament Christian10.0
9) Christian and Missionary Alliance10.0
12) Assembly of God60.3
13) Free Methodist10.0
16) Free Will Baptist70.3
20) Brethren Church, Brethren20.1
31) Christian; Central Christian180.8
32) Christian Reform10.0
33) Christian Scientist40.2
35) Church of Christ180.8
36) Churches of God (except with Christ and Holiness)50.2
37) Church of God in Christ30.1
40) Congregationalist, 1st Congregation110.5
42) Covenant20.1
43) Dutch Reform10.0
44) Disciples of Christ40.2
45) Evangelical, Evangelist70.3
46) Evangelical Reformed10.0
56) Holiness; Church of Holiness90.4
58) Jehovah's Witnesses210.9
63) Mennonite20.1
64) Mormon311.3
65) Nazarene60.3
68) Pentecostal391.7
69) Pentecostal Holiness, Holiness Pentecostal30.1
70) Quaker10.0
71) Reformed40.2
77) Seventh-day Adventist110.5
78) Sanctified, Sanctification10.0
80) Unitarian, Universalist20.1
81) United Church of Christ50.2
83) Wesleyan10.0
119) United Church of Canada10.0
120) Evangelical United Brethren10.0
121) The Church of God of Prophecy10.0
138) Apostolic Church20.1
210) Ethiopian Evangelical Church10.0
215) Armenian Apostolic Church10.0
216) Word of Jesus10.0
999) No answer120.5
TOTAL2348100.0
161) [IF JEWISH] Were you Orthodox, Conservative, Reform or none of these? (JEW16)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable229997.9
1) Orthodox40.2
2) Conservative100.4
3) Reform190.8
4) None of these80.3
9) No answer80.3
TOTAL2348100.0
162) Fundamentalism/Liberalism of religion respondent raised in (FUND16)
TOTAL%
1) Fundamentalist67728.8
2) Moderate103744.2
3) Liberal53722.9
9) No answer/excluded974.1
TOTAL2348100.0
163) What is your (spouse's) religious preference? Is it Protestant, Catholic, Jewish, some other religion or no religion? (SPREL)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable134857.4
1) Protestant [Ask SPDEN]47720.3
2) Catholic2339.9
3) Jewish200.9
4) None1827.8
5) Other (specify)80.3
6) Buddhism80.3
7) Hinduism50.2
8) Other Eastern170.7
9) Muslim/Islam220.9
10) Orthodox Christian30.1
11) Christian150.6
12) Native American10.0
13) Inter-/non-denominational10.0
98) Don't know50.2
99) No answer30.1
TOTAL2348100.0
164) What is your spouse's religious preference? [If Protestant?] What specific denomination is that, if any? (SPDEN)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable185378.9
10) American Baptist Association70.3
11) American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A.40.2
12) National Baptist Convention of America10.0
13) National Baptist Convention, U.S.A., Inc.10.0
14) Southern Baptist Convention542.3
15) Other Baptist churches110.5
18) Baptist, don't know which552.3
21) African Methodist Episcopal Zion10.0
22) United Methodist Church351.5
23) Other Methodist churches20.1
28) Methodist, don't know which150.6
30) American Lutheran Church30.1
31) Lutheran Church in America20.1
32) Lutheran-Missouri Synod70.3
33) Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod50.2
35) Evangelical Lutheran Church in America50.2
38) Lutheran, don't know which100.4
40) Presbyterian Church in the United States30.1
41) United Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.20.1
42) Other Presbyterian churches50.2
43) Presbyterian, merged40.2
48) Presbyterian, don't know which110.5
50) Episcopal110.5
60) Other1124.8
70) No denomination given or non-denominational church1144.9
98) Don't know110.5
99) No answer40.2
TOTAL2348100.0
165) Spouse - other Protestant denomination (SPOTHER)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable223195.0
8) Moravian10.0
9) Christian and Missionary Alliance10.0
12) Assembly of God70.3
14) Apostolic Faith10.0
16) Free Will Baptist20.1
31) Christian; Central Christian70.3
35) Church of Christ50.2
36) Churches of God (except with Christ and Holiness)10.0
37) Church of God in Christ10.0
40) Congregationalist, 1st Congregation20.1
44) Disciples of Christ10.0
45) Evangelical, Evangelist10.0
52) Full Gospel10.0
56) Holiness; Church of Holiness20.1
58) Jehovah's Witnesses40.2
64) Mormon170.7
65) Nazarene10.0
68) Pentecostal261.1
69) Pentecostal Holiness, Holiness Pentecostal20.1
70) Quaker20.1
71) Reformed20.1
77) Seventh-day Adventist50.2
80) Unitarian, Universalist20.1
81) United Church of Christ20.1
83) Wesleyan20.1
93) Missionary Baptist50.2
100) Grace Brethren10.0
102) Charismatic10.0
138) Apostolic Church10.0
181) Born Again10.0
211) Disciple of Jesus10.0
213) Hebrew Roots10.0
215) Armenian Apostolic Church10.0
217) Old Testament10.0
998) Don't know20.1
999) No answer40.2
TOTAL2348100.0
166) [If Jewish] Does [your spouse] consider herself/himself Orthodox, Conservative, Reform or none of these? (SPJEW)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable232599.0
1) Orthodox30.1
2) Conservative40.2
3) Reform80.3
4) None of these40.2
5) Other10.0
9) No answer30.1
TOTAL2348100.0
167) Fundamentalism/liberalism of religion of spouse (SPFUND)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable135057.5
1) Fundamentalist23610.1
2) Moderate38616.4
3) Liberal29212.4
9) No answer, excluded843.6
TOTAL2348100.0
168) What is your partner's religious preference? Is it Protestant, Catholic, Jewish, some other religion, or no religion? (COREL)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable211790.2
1) Protestant [Ask CODEN]703.0
2) Catholic522.2
3) Jewish20.1
4) None853.6
5) Other20.1
8) Other Eastern religions120.5
9) Muslim/Islam10.0
11) Christian60.3
12) Native American10.0
TOTAL2348100.0
169) What is your partner's religious preference? [If Protestant?] What specific denomination is that? (CODEN)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable227296.8
10) American Baptist Association30.1
13) National Baptist Convention in the U.S.A.10.0
14) Southern Baptist Convention110.5
15) Other Baptist churches10.0
18) Baptist, don't know which100.4
22) United Methodist Church20.1
28) Methodist, don't know which20.1
30) American Lutheran Church10.0
32) Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod10.0
35) Evangelical Lutheran10.0
38) Lutheran, don't know which40.2
48) Presbyterian, don't know which10.0
50) Episcopal10.0
60) Other150.6
70) No denomination given or non-denominational church180.8
98) Don't know40.2
TOTAL2348100.0
170) Other Protestant Denominations (COOTHER)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable233399.4
12) Assembly of God10.0
31) Christian; Central Christian20.1
33) Christian Scientist10.0
45) Evangelical, Evangelist10.0
58) Jehovah's Witnesses20.1
63) Mennonite10.0
64) Mormon10.0
68) Pentecostal30.1
80) Unitarian, Universalist10.0
81) United Church of Christ10.0
83) Wesleyan10.0
TOTAL2348100.0
171) [If Jewish] Does your partner consider herself/himself Orthodox, Conservative, Reform or none of these? (COJEW)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable234699.9
2) Conservative10.0
4) None of these10.0
TOTAL2348100.0
172) Fundamentalism/Liberalism of Religion of partner (COFUND)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable211790.2
1) Fundamentalist381.6
2) Moderate773.3
3) Liberal954.0
9) Not applicable - excluded210.9
TOTAL2348100.0
173) 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%
0) Not applicable78933.6
1) Approve68929.3
2) Disapprove78233.3
8) No opinion863.7
9) No answer20.1
TOTAL2348100.0
174) Which of these statements comes closest to describing your feelings about the Bible? The Bible is the actual word of God and is to be taken literally, word for word; the Bible is the inspired word of God but not everything should be taken literally, word for word; the Bible is an ancient book of fables, legends, history and moral precepts recorded by man (BIBLE)
TOTAL%
1) The Bible is the actual word of God and is to be taken literally, word for word70630.1
2) The Bible is the inspired word of God but not everything should be taken literally, word for word107946.0
3) The Bible is an ancient book of fables, legends, history and moral precepts recorded by man49421.0
4) Other (volunteered)351.5
8) Don't know180.8
9) No answer160.7
TOTAL2348100.0
175) Suppose there is a community-wide vote on the general housing issue. There are two possible laws to vote on. Which law would you vote for? (RACOPEN)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable77433.0
1) One law says that a homeowner can decide for himself whom to sell his house to, even if he prefer not to sell to (Negroes/Blacks/African Americans)30412.9
2) The second law says that a homeowner cannot refuse to sell to someone because of their race or color122552.2
3) Neither271.1
8) Don't know140.6
9) No answer40.2
TOTAL2348100.0
176) Are there any ('whites' for black respondents, 'blacks' for non-black respondents) living in this neighborhood now? (RACLIVE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes173874.0
2) No47720.3
8) Don't know1275.4
9) No answer60.3
TOTAL2348100.0
177) Some people say that because of past discrimination, blacks should be given preference in hiring and promotion. Others say that such preference in hiring and promotion of blacks is wrong because it discriminates against whites. What about your opinion? Are you for or against preferential hiring and promotion of blacks? Do you favor preference in hiring and promotion strongly or not strongly? Do you oppose preference in hiring and promotion strongly or not strongly? (AFFRMACT)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable78933.6
1) Strongly favors preferential hiring2309.8
2) Favors preferential hiring1325.6
3) Opposes preferential hiring44318.9
4) Strongly opposes preferential hiring64227.3
8) Don't know883.7
9) No answer241.0
TOTAL2348100.0
178) 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%
0) Not applicable78933.6
1) Agree strongly47820.4
2) Agree somewhat41717.8
3) Neither agree nor disagree26411.2
4) Disagree somewhat1908.1
5) Disagree strongly1827.8
8) Don't know190.8
9) No answer90.4
TOTAL2348100.0
179) 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 happy70129.9
2) Pretty happy130755.7
3) Not too happy33614.3
8) Don't know40.2
TOTAL2348100.0
180) Taking all things together, how would you describe your marriage? Would you say that your marriage is very happy, pretty happy, or not too happy? (HAPMAR)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable (Punches 2-5 in MARITAL)134857.4
1) Very happy63827.2
2) Pretty happy32413.8
3) Not too happy301.3
8) Don't know10.0
9) No answer70.3
TOTAL2348100.0
181) Taking things all together, would you say that your relationship with your partner is very happy, pretty happy or not too happy? (HAPCOHAB)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable211690.1
1) Very happy1486.3
2) Pretty happy753.2
3) Not too happy90.4
TOTAL2348100.0
182) Would you say your own health, in general, is excellent, good, fair or poor? (HEALTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable77433.0
1) Excellent35915.3
2) Good77132.8
3) Fair35515.1
4) Poor843.6
8) Don't know50.2
TOTAL2348100.0
183) In general, do you find life exciting, pretty routine or dull? (LIFE)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable77433.0
1) Exciting76632.6
2) Routine71730.5
3) Dull723.1
8) Don't know180.8
9) No answer10.0
TOTAL2348100.0
184) 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%
0) Not applicable78533.4
1) People try to be helpful71730.5
2) They are mostly just looking out for themselves69429.6
3) Depends1426.0
8) Don't know90.4
9) No answer10.0
TOTAL2348100.0
185) 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%
0) Not applicable78533.4
1) Would take advantage of you67128.6
2) Would try to be fair76732.7
3) Depends1124.8
8) Don't know120.5
9) No answer10.0
TOTAL2348100.0
186) 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%
0) Not applicable78533.4
1) Most people can be trusted49221.0
2) Can't be too careful99542.4
3) Depends692.9
8) Don't know60.3
9) No answer10.0
TOTAL2348100.0
187) I am going to name some institutions in this country. As far as the people running these institutions are concerned, would you say you have a great deal of confidence, only some confidence or hardly any confidence at all in them? Banks and financial institutions (CONFINAN)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable78533.4
1) A great deal29812.7
2) Only some87237.1
3) Hardly any38016.2
8) Don't know120.5
9) No answer10.0
TOTAL2348100.0
188) I am going to name some institutions in this country. As far as the people running these institutions are concerned, would you say you have a great deal of confidence, only some confidence or hardly any confidence at all in them? Major companies (CONBUS)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable78533.4
1) A great deal29412.5
2) Only some101243.1
3) Hardly any2229.5
8) Don't know311.3
9) No answer40.2
TOTAL2348100.0
189) I am going to name some institutions in this country. As far as the people running these institutions are concerned, would you say you have a great deal of confidence, only some confidence or hardly any confidence at all in them? Organized religion (CONCLERG)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable78533.4
1) A great deal31513.4
2) Only some80634.3
3) Hardly any39216.7
8) Don't know381.6
9) No answer120.5
TOTAL2348100.0
190) I am going to name some institutions in this country. As far as the people running these institutions are concerned, would you say you have a great deal of confidence, only some confidence or hardly any confidence at all in them? Education (CONEDUC)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable78533.4
1) A great deal38816.5
2) Only some86636.9
3) Hardly any29112.4
8) Don't know150.6
9) No answer30.1
TOTAL2348100.0
191) I am going to name some institutions in this country. As far as the people running these institutions are concerned, would you say you have a great deal of confidence, only some confidence or hardly any confidence at all in them? Executive branch of the federal government (CONFED)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable78533.4
1) A great deal1827.8
2) Only some65928.1
3) Hardly any69229.5
8) Don't know251.1
9) No answer50.2
TOTAL2348100.0
192) I am going to name some institutions in this country. As far as the people running these institutions are concerned, would you say you have a great deal of confidence, only some confidence or hardly any confidence at all in them? Organized labor (CONLABOR)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable78533.4
1) A great deal2119.0
2) Only some96741.2
3) Hardly any31013.2
8) Don't know703.0
9) No answer50.2
TOTAL2348100.0
193) I am going to name some institutions in this country. As far as the people running these institutions are concerned, would you say you have a great deal of confidence, only some confidence or hardly any confidence at all in them? Press (CONPRESS)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable78533.4
1) A great deal1998.5
2) Only some63627.1
3) Hardly any71330.4
8) Don't know130.6
9) No answer20.1
TOTAL2348100.0
194) I am going to name some institutions in this country. As far as the people running these institutions are concerned, would you say you have a great deal of confidence, only some confidence or hardly any confidence at all in them? Medicine (CONMEDIC)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable78533.4
1) A great deal55323.6
2) Only some79033.6
3) Hardly any2119.0
8) Don't know80.3
9) No answer10.0
TOTAL2348100.0
195) I am going to name some institutions in this country. As far as the people running these institutions are concerned, would you say you have a great deal of confidence, only some confidence or hardly any confidence at all in them? Television (CONTV)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable78533.4
1) A great deal1315.6
2) Only some76632.6
3) Hardly any64827.6
8) Don't know160.7
9) No answer20.1
TOTAL2348100.0
196) I am going to name some institutions in this country. As far as the people running these institutions are concerned, would you say you have a great deal of confidence, only some confidence or hardly any confidence at all in them? U.S. Supreme Court (CONJUDGE)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable78533.4
1) A great deal46219.7
2) Only some82835.3
3) Hardly any2299.8
8) Don't know411.7
9) No answer30.1
TOTAL2348100.0
197) I am going to name some institutions in this country. As far as the people running these institutions are concerned, would you say you have a great deal of confidence, only some confidence or hardly any confidence at all in them? Scientific community (CONSCI)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable78533.4
1) A great deal68129.0
2) Only some72530.9
3) Hardly any1004.3
8) Don't know552.3
9) No answer20.1
TOTAL2348100.0
198) I am going to name some institutions in this country. As far as the people running these institutions are concerned, would you say you have a great deal of confidence, only some confidence or hardly any confidence at all in them? Congress (CONLEGIS)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable78533.4
1) A great deal813.4
2) Only some69729.7
3) Hardly any74531.7
8) Don't know361.5
9) No answer40.2
TOTAL2348100.0
199) I am going to name some institutions in this country. As far as the people running these institutions are concerned, would you say you have a great deal of confidence, only some confidence or hardly any confidence at all in them? Military (CONARMY)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable78533.4
1) A great deal93539.8
2) Only some50421.5
3) Hardly any1034.4
8) Don't know170.7
9) No answer40.2
TOTAL2348100.0
200) If you had to choose, which thing on this list would you pick as the most important for a child to learn to prepare him or her for life? To obey (OBEY)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable78533.4
1) First important1677.1
2) Second important1697.2
3) Third important24010.2
4) Fourth important70630.1
5) Fifth important26011.1
9) No answer210.9
TOTAL2348100.0
201) If you had to choose, which thing on this list would you pick as the most important for a child to learn to prepare him or her for life? To be well-liked or popular (POPULAR)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable78533.4
1) First important50.2
2) Second important170.7
3) Third important421.8
4) Fourth important30613.0
5) Fifth important117249.9
9) No answer210.9
TOTAL2348100.0
202) If you had to choose, which thing on this list would you pick as the most important for a child to learn to prepare him or her for life? To think for himself or herself (THNKSELF)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable78533.4
1) First important64327.4
2) Second important30813.1
3) Third important26911.5
4) Fourth important24310.3
5) Fifth important793.4
9) No answer210.9
TOTAL2348100.0
203) If you had to choose, which thing on this list would you pick as the most important for a child to learn to prepare him or her for life? To work hard (WORKHARD)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable78533.4
1) First important41517.7
2) Second important51521.9
3) Third important48320.6
4) Fourth important1144.9
5) Fifth important150.6
9) No answer210.9
TOTAL2348100.0
204) If you had to choose, which thing on this list would you pick as the most important for a child to learn to prepare him or her for life? To help others when they need help (HELPOTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable78533.4
1) First important31213.3
2) Second important53322.7
3) Third important50821.6
4) Fourth important1737.4
5) Fifth important160.7
9) No answer210.9
TOTAL2348100.0
205) Would you use this card and tell me which answer comes closest to how often you do the following things: Spend a social evening with relatives? (SOCREL)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable78933.6
1) Almost every day2179.2
2) Once or twice a week38216.3
3) Several times a month28712.2
4) About once a month25911.0
5) Several times a year24010.2
6) About once a year1054.5
7) Never662.8
8) Don't know20.1
9) No answer10.0
TOTAL2348100.0
206) Would you use this card and tell me which answer comes closest to how often you do the following things: Spend a social evening with someone who lives in your neighborhood? (SOCOMMUN)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable78933.6
1) Almost every day703.0
2) Once or twice a week2199.3
3) Several times a month1747.4
4) About once a month24310.3
5) Several times a year1968.3
6) About once a year1456.2
7) Never51021.7
9) No answer20.1
TOTAL2348100.0
207) Would you use this card and tell me which answer comes closest to how often you do the following things: Spend a social evening with friends who live outside your neighborhood? (SOCFREND)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable78933.6
1) Almost every day321.4
2) Once or twice a week24410.4
3) Several times a month33814.4
4) About once a month37816.1
5) Several times a year27711.8
6) About once a year1315.6
7) Never1576.7
8) Don't know10.0
9) No answer10.0
TOTAL2348100.0
208) Would you use this card and tell me which answer comes closest to how often you do the following things: Go to a bar or tavern? (SOCBAR)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable78933.6
1) Almost every day100.4
2) Once or twice a week934.0
3) Several times a month1315.6
4) About once a month1958.3
5) Several times a year2239.5
6) About once a year2169.2
7) Never68929.3
8) Don't know10.0
9) No answer10.0
TOTAL2348100.0
209) 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%
0) Not applicable78533.4
1) A good idea87437.2
2) A bad idea43218.4
3) Depends24510.4
8) Don't know110.5
9) No answer10.0
TOTAL2348100.0
210) Now I'd like to ask you about last year. How many weeks did you work either full-time or part-time not counting work around the house? (Include paid vacations and sick leave) (WEEKSWRK)
TOTAL%
0) 071230.3
1) 150.2
2) 240.2
3) 380.3
4) 470.3
5) 520.1
6) 650.2
7) 720.1
8) 890.4
10) 10100.4
11) 1110.0
12) 12341.4
14) 1420.1
15) 1590.4
16) 16150.6
17) 1710.0
18) 1820.1
20) 20120.5
21) 2120.1
22) 2250.2
24) 24110.5
25) 25120.5
26) 26251.1
27) 2720.1
28) 2870.3
29) 2920.1
30) 30210.9
31) 3120.1
32) 32200.9
33) 3310.0
34) 3420.1
35) 35100.4
36) 36200.9
38) 3870.3
39) 3910.0
40) 40853.6
41) 4120.1
42) 42130.6
43) 4320.1
44) 44140.6
45) 45241.0
46) 46130.6
47) 4780.3
48) 48652.8
49) 49220.9
50) 50773.3
51) 51231.0
52) 5297341.4
98) Don't know321.4
99) No answer50.2
TOTAL2348100.0
211) When you worked in [the previous year], was it usually full- or part-time? (PARTFULL)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable74931.9
1) Full-time125753.5
2) Part-time34014.5
8) Don't know10.0
9) No answer10.0
TOTAL2348100.0
212) Thinking about the next 12 months, how likely do you think it is that you will lose your job or be laid off? Would you say you are very likely, fairly likely, not too likely, or not at all likely? (JOBLOSE)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable137958.7
1) Very likely241.0
2) Fairly likely411.7
3) Not too likely2018.6
4) Not likely68229.0
8) Don't know100.4
9) No answer110.5
TOTAL2348100.0
213) About how easy would it be for you to find a job with another employer with approximately the same income and fringe benefits you now have? Would you say very easy, somewhat easy or not at all easy? (JOBFIND)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable137958.7
1) Very easy2249.5
2) Somewhat easy37015.8
3) Not easy35515.1
8) Don't know90.4
9) No answer110.5
TOTAL2348100.0
214) 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%
0) Not applicable57424.4
1) Very satisfied84435.9
2) Moderately satisfied65627.9
3) A little dissatisfied1747.4
4) Very dissatisfied652.8
8) Don't know80.3
9) No answer271.1
TOTAL2348100.0
215) 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%
0) Not applicable132656.5
1) Continue working72330.8
2) Stop working28011.9
8) Don't know60.3
9) No answer130.6
TOTAL2348100.0
216) 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 class2119.0
2) Working class102043.4
3) Middle class101943.4
4) Upper class833.5
8) Don't know90.4
9) No answer60.3
TOTAL2348100.0
217) In our society there are groups which tend to be toward the top and those that are toward the bottom. Here we have a scale that runs from top to bottom. Where would you put yourself on this scale? (RANK)
TOTAL%
1) Top1315.6
2) 2883.7
3) 329212.4
4) 433814.4
5) 581734.8
6) 624610.5
7) 71998.5
8) 8833.5
9) 9251.1
10) Bottom411.7
98) Don't know612.6
99) No answer271.1
TOTAL2348100.0
218) We are interested in how people are getting along financially these days. So far as you and your family are concerned, would you say that you are pretty well satisfied with your present financial situation, more or less satisfied or not satisfied at all? (SATFIN)
TOTAL%
1) Pretty well satisfied73731.4
2) More or less satisfied104744.6
3) Not at all satisfied55423.6
8) Don't know70.3
9) No answer30.1
TOTAL2348100.0
219) During the last few years, has your financial situation been getting better, worse or has it stayed the same? (FINALTER)
TOTAL%
1) Getting better96941.3
2) Getting worse38316.3
3) Stayed the same98742.0
8) Don't know50.2
9) No answer40.2
TOTAL2348100.0
220) 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 average1536.5
2) Below average59725.4
3) Average104244.4
4) Above average47620.3
5) Far above average532.3
8) Don't know210.9
9) No answer60.3
TOTAL2348100.0
221) Do you or your spouse have a supervisor on (your/his/her) job to whom you are (he/she/is) directly responsible? (WKSUB)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable73431.3
1) Yes132556.4
2) No28212.0
8) Don't know50.2
9) No answer20.1
TOTAL2348100.0
222) [If 'Yes' to WKSUB] Does that person have a supervisor on the job to whom he is directly responsible? (WKSUBS)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable100943.0
3) Yes110847.2
4) No2088.9
8) Don't know110.5
9) No answer120.5
TOTAL2348100.0
223) Do you or your spouse or partner have a supervisor on (your/his/her) job to whom you are (he/she/is) directly responsible? (WKSUB1)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable69329.5
1) Yes135657.8
2) No29312.5
8) Don't know50.2
9) No answer10.0
TOTAL2348100.0
224) [If 'Yes' to WKSUB1] Does that person have a supervisor on the job to whom he is directly responsible? (WKSUBS1)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable99242.2
3) Yes112848.0
4) No2169.2
8) Don't know110.5
9) No answer10.0
TOTAL2348100.0
225) In your/your spouse's job, do you/does he/she supervise anyone who is directly responsible to you/him/her? (WKSUP)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable72630.9
1) Yes57824.6
2) No102943.8
8) Don't know40.2
9) No answer110.5
TOTAL2348100.0
226) [If 'Yes' to WKSUP] Do any of those persons supervise anyone else? (WKSUPS)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable175874.9
3) Yes1978.4
4) No37816.1
8) Don't know40.2
9) No answer110.5
TOTAL2348100.0
227) In your (spouse or partner's) job, do you/does he/she supervise anyone who is directly responsible to you/him/her? (WKSUP1)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable69329.5
1) Yes59525.3
2) No105544.9
8) Don't know40.2
9) No answer10.0
TOTAL2348100.0
228) [If 'Yes' to WKSUP1] Do any of those persons supervise anyone else? (WKSUPS1)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable175374.7
3) Yes2018.6
4) No39016.6
8) Don't know40.2
TOTAL2348100.0
229) At any time during the last 10 years, have you been unemployed and looking for work for as long as a month? (UNEMP)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable78533.4
1) Yes53122.6
2) No102943.8
8) Don't know20.1
9) No answer10.0
TOTAL2348100.0
230) Do you or your spouse belong to a labor union? (UNION)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable78533.4
1) Yes, respondent belongs1406.0
2) Yes, spouse belongs351.5
3) Yes, both belong140.6
4) No, neither belong136558.1
8) Don't know70.3
9) No answer20.1
TOTAL2348100.0
231) Do you or your spouse or partner belong to a labor union? (UNION1)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable78533.4
1) Yes, respondent belongs1375.8
2) Yes, spouse or partner belongs401.7
3) Yes, both belong170.7
4) No, neither belong136057.9
8) Don't know70.3
9) No answer20.1
TOTAL2348100.0
232) 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%
0) Not applicable77433.0
1) Hard work most important112748.0
2) Hard work, luck equally important23910.2
3) Luck most important1938.2
8) Don't know130.6
9) No answer20.1
TOTAL2348100.0
233) 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%
0) Not applicable78533.4
1) Much better49521.1
2) Somewhat better43318.4
3) About the same36215.4
4) Somewhat worse1817.7
5) Much worse652.8
8) Don't know241.0
9) No answer30.1
TOTAL2348100.0
234) 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%
0) Not applicable78533.4
1) Much better48020.4
2) Somewhat better39016.6
3) About the same26511.3
4) Somewhat worse1626.9
5) Much worse582.5
6) No children (volunteered)1807.7
8) Don't know241.0
9) No answer40.2
TOTAL2348100.0
235) Tell me if you agree or disagree with this statement: Most men are better suited emotionally for politics than are most women. (FEPOL)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable78933.6
1) Agree2078.8
2) Disagree129255.0
8) Not sure592.5
9) No answer10.0
TOTAL2348100.0
236) Please tell me whether or not you think it should be possible for a pregnant woman to obtain a legal abortion: If there is a strong chance of serious defect in the baby? (ABDEFECT)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable77433.0
1) Yes116449.6
2) No33914.4
8) Don't know441.9
9) No answer271.1
TOTAL2348100.0
237) Please tell me whether or not you think it should be possible for a pregnant woman to obtain a legal abortion: If she is married and does not want any more children? (ABNOMORE)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable77433.0
1) Yes77833.1
2) No73631.3
8) Don't know381.6
9) No answer220.9
TOTAL2348100.0
238) Please tell me whether or not you think it should be possible for a pregnant woman to obtain a legal abortion: If the woman's own health is seriously endangered by the pregnancy? (ABHLTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable77433.0
1) Yes136658.2
2) No1516.4
8) Don't know431.8
9) No answer140.6
TOTAL2348100.0
239) Please tell me whether or not you think it should be possible for a pregnant woman to obtain a legal abortion: If the family has a very low income and cannot afford any more children? (ABPOOR)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable77433.0
1) Yes75031.9
2) No77032.8
8) Don't know361.5
9) No answer180.8
TOTAL2348100.0
240) Please tell me whether or not you think it should be possible for a pregnant woman to obtain a legal abortion: If she became pregnant as a result of rape? (ABRAPE)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable77433.0
1) Yes119450.9
2) No30813.1
8) Don't know512.2
9) No answer210.9
TOTAL2348100.0
241) Please tell me whether or not you think it should be possible for a pregnant woman to obtain legal abortion: If she is not married and does not want to marry the man? (ABSINGLE)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable77433.0
1) Yes70029.8
2) No81634.8
8) Don't know381.6
9) No answer200.9
TOTAL2348100.0
242) Please tell me whether or not you think it should be possible for a pregnant woman to obtain a legal abortion: If the woman wants it for any reason? (ABANY)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable77433.0
1) Yes76432.5
2) No76032.4
8) Don't know301.3
9) No answer200.9
TOTAL2348100.0
243) What do you think is the ideal number of children for a family to have? (CHLDIDEL)
TOTAL%
-1) Not applicable78933.6
0) 0180.8
1) 1341.4
2) 269129.4
3) 341417.6
4) 41526.5
5) 5271.1
6) 6130.6
7) Seven or more80.3
8) As many as you want2028.6
TOTAL2348100.0
244) Do you strongly agree, agree, or strongly disagree that methods of birth control should be available to teenagers between the ages of 14 and 16 if their parents do not approve? (PILLOK)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable78933.6
1) Strongly agree44318.9
2) Agree49821.2
3) Disagree36115.4
4) Strongly disagree2199.3
8) Don't know311.3
9) No answer70.3
TOTAL2348100.0
245) Would you be for or against sex education in the public schools? (SEXEDUC)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable78933.6
1) For140960.0
2) Against1335.7
8) Don't know160.7
9) No answer10.0
TOTAL2348100.0
246) Should divorce in this country be easier or more difficult to obtain than it is now? (DIVLAW)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable78933.6
1) Easier64827.6
2) More difficult50221.4
3) Stay same29512.6
8) Don't know1044.4
9) No answer100.4
TOTAL2348100.0
247) 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%
0) Not applicable78933.6
1) Always wrong27811.8
2) Almost always wrong954.0
3) Wrong only sometimes2139.1
4) Not wrong at all94340.2
8) Don't know190.8
9) No answer110.5
TOTAL2348100.0
248) There's been a lot of discussion about the way morals and attitudes about sex are changing in this country. If [a man and a woman] are in their early teens, say 14 to 16 years old, in that case, do you think sex relations before marriage are always wrong, almost always wrong, wrong only sometimes or not wrong at all? (TEENSEX)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable78933.6
1) Always wrong89238.0
2) Almost always wrong26211.2
3) Sometimes wrong24810.6
4) Not wrong at all1325.6
8) Don't know180.8
9) No answer70.3
TOTAL2348100.0
249) 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%
0) Not applicable77433.0
1) Always wrong117249.9
2) Almost always wrong2169.2
3) Sometimes wrong1335.7
4) Not wrong at all321.4
8) Don't know160.7
9) No answer50.2
TOTAL2348100.0
250) 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%
0) Not applicable77433.0
1) Always wrong49921.3
2) Almost always wrong552.3
3) Sometimes wrong954.0
4) Not wrong at all84636.0
8) Don't know562.4
9) No answer231.0
TOTAL2348100.0
251) Which of these statements comes closest to your feelings about pornography laws? (PORNLAW)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable78533.4
1) There should be laws against the distribution of pornography, whatever the age49221.0
2) There should be laws against the distribution of pornography to persons under 1897841.7
3) There should be no laws forbidding the distribution of pornography803.4
8) Don't know100.4
9) No answer30.1
TOTAL2348100.0
252) Have you seen an X-rated movie in the last year? (XMOVIE)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable78533.4
1) Yes43218.4
2) No112247.8
8) Don't know50.2
9) No answer40.2
TOTAL2348100.0
253) 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%
0) Not applicable78933.6
1) Strongly agree34014.5
2) Agree70029.8
3) Disagree36815.7
4) Strongly disagree1215.2
8) Don't know231.0
9) No answer70.3
TOTAL2348100.0
254) 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%
0) Not applicable78933.6
1) Yes109646.7
2) No41117.5
8) Don't know381.6
9) No answer140.6
TOTAL2348100.0
255) Do you think a person has the right to end his or her own life if this person has an incurable disease? (SUICIDE1)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable78933.6
1) Yes97641.6
2) No52122.2
8) Don't know492.1
9) No answer130.6
TOTAL2348100.0
256) Do you think a person has the right to end his or her own life if this person has gone bankrupt? (SUICIDE2)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable78933.6
1) Yes2028.6
2) No133056.6
8) Don't know190.8
9) No answer80.3
TOTAL2348100.0
257) Do you think a person has the right to end his or her own life if this person has dishonored his or her family? (SUICIDE3)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable78933.6
1) Yes1948.3
2) No134557.3
8) Don't know160.7
9) No answer40.2
TOTAL2348100.0
258) Do you think a person has the right to end his or her own life if this person is tired of living and ready to die? (SUICIDE4)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable78933.6
1) Yes33014.1
2) No119250.8
8) Don't know261.1
9) No answer110.5
TOTAL2348100.0
259) Are there any situations you can imagine in which you would approve of a policeman striking an adult male citizen? [If 'Yes' OR 'Don't know', ask POLABUSE-POLATTAK] (POLHITOK)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable78533.4
1) Yes94240.1
2) No53923.0
8) Don't know783.3
9) No answer40.2
TOTAL2348100.0
260) [If 'Yes' OR 'Don't know' to POLHITOK] Would you approve of a policeman striking a citizen who had said vulgar and obscene things to the policeman? (POLABUSE)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable78533.4
1) Yes1506.4
2) No137458.5
8) Don't know371.6
9) No answer20.1
TOTAL2348100.0
261) [If 'Yes' OR 'Don't know' to POLHITOK] Would you approve of a policeman striking a citizen who was being questioned as a suspect in a murder case? (POLMURDR)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable78533.4
1) Yes25310.8
2) No126053.7
8) Don't know482.0
9) No answer20.1
TOTAL2348100.0
262) [If 'Yes' OR 'Don't know' to POLHITOK] Would you approve of a policeman striking a citizen who was attempting to escape from custody? (POLESCAP)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable78533.4
1) Yes100742.9
2) No46219.7
8) Don't know913.9
9) No answer30.1
TOTAL2348100.0
263) [If 'Yes' OR 'Don't know' to POLHITOK] Would you approve of a policeman striking a citizen who was attacking the policeman with his fists? (POLATTAK)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable78533.4
1) Yes131155.8
2) No2189.3
8) Don't know321.4
9) No answer20.1
TOTAL2348100.0
264) Is there any area right around here - that is, within a mile - where you would be afraid to walk alone at night? (FEAR)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable77433.0
1) Yes52122.2
2) No104644.5
8) Don't know60.3
9) No answer10.0
TOTAL2348100.0
265) Do you happen to have in your home (or garage) any guns or revolvers? (OWNGUN)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable77433.0
1) Yes53722.9
2) No99342.3
3) Refused391.7
8) Don't know50.2
TOTAL2348100.0
266) [If 'Yes' to OWNGUN] Is it a pistol, shotgun, rifle or what? Code all that apply. Pistol (PISTOL)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable77933.2
1) Yes40517.2
2) No111747.6
3) Refused391.7
8) Don't know40.2
9) No answer40.2
TOTAL2348100.0
267) [If 'Yes' to OWNGUN] Is it a pistol, shotgun, rifle or what? Code all that apply. Shotgun (SHOTGUN)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable77933.2
1) Yes31913.6
2) No120351.2
3) Refused391.7
8) Don't know40.2
9) No answer40.2
TOTAL2348100.0
268) [If 'Yes' to OWNGUN] Is it a pistol, shotgun, rifle or what? Code all that apply. Rifle (RIFLE)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable77933.2
1) Yes32513.8
2) No119751.0
3) Refused391.7
8) Don't know40.2
9) No answer40.2
TOTAL2348100.0
269) Do any of these guns personally belong to you? (ROWNGUN)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable177275.5
1) Yes36515.5
2) No1707.2
3) Refused411.7
TOTAL2348100.0
270) Do you or your spouse go hunting? (HUNT)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable77433.0
1) Yes, respondent does1707.2
2) Yes, spouse does612.6
3) Yes, both do301.3
4) No, neither respondent nor spouse hunts131255.9
8) Don't know10.0
TOTAL2348100.0
271) Does respondent or spouse or partner hunt? (HUNT1)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable77433.0
1) Respondent hunts1647.0
2) Spouse or partner hunts662.8
3) Both hunt361.5
4) Neither hunts130755.7
8) Don't know10.0
TOTAL2348100.0
272) 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%
0) Not applicable78933.6
1) Everyday31213.3
2) Few times a week1747.4
3) Once a week1847.8
4) Less than once a week2119.0
5) Never67828.9
TOTAL2348100.0
273) On the average day, about how many hours do you personally watch television? (TVHOURS)
TOTAL%
-1) Not applicable78933.6
0) 01456.2
1) 134914.9
2) 237616.0
3) 324010.2
4) 41697.2
5) 51004.3
6) 6632.7
7) 7130.6
8) 8381.6
9) 960.3
10) 10231.0
12) 12140.6
14) 1420.1
15) 1540.2
16) 1630.1
17) 1710.0
18) 1810.0
20) 2040.2
24) 2440.2
98) Don't know30.1
99) No answer10.0
TOTAL2348100.0
274) Do you have a telephone? (PHONE)
TOTAL%
1) No phone150.6
2) Refused893.8
3) Phone in home71330.4
4) Phone elsewhere351.5
6) Cell phone149663.7
TOTAL2348100.0
275) In general, what was the respondent's attitude toward the interview? (COOP)
TOTAL%
1) Friendly and interested191681.6
2) Cooperative but not particularly interested34814.8
3) Impatient and restless703.0
4) Hostile40.2
8) Don't know10.0
9) No answer90.4
TOTAL2348100.0
276) Was respondent's understanding of the questions good, fair or poor? (COMPREND)
TOTAL%
1) Good195783.3
2) Fair33114.1
3) Poor482.0
8) Don't know30.1
9) No answer90.4
TOTAL2348100.0
277) A split ballot was used in the 1973, 1974, 1976, 1978, 1980 and 1982+ surveys. The variant or 'Y' wordings appear on Form 2, the 'Z' wordings appear on Form 3; and the standard GSS wordings appear on Form 1 (FORM)
TOTAL%
1) Standard (Form 1)118850.6
2) Variant (Form 2)116049.4
TOTAL2348100.0
278) In 2016, RANDOM was used to drive certain skip patterns within Form 1. Only those respondents in Form 1 have a valid response for RANDOM (RANDOM)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable116049.4
1) 158324.8
2) 260525.8
TOTAL2348100.0
279) Now I'm going to read several more statements. As I read each one, please tell me whether you strongly agree, agree, disagree or strongly disagree with it. A working mother can establish just as warm and secure a relationship with her children as a mother who does not work (FECHLD)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable78933.6
1) Strongly agree48020.4
2) Agree67028.5
3) Disagree32413.8
4) Strongly disagree763.2
8) Don't know80.3
9) No answer10.0
TOTAL2348100.0
280) Now I'm going to read several more statements. As I read each one, please tell me whether you strongly agree, agree, disagree or strongly disagree with it. A preschool child is likely to suffer if his or her mother works (FEPRESCH)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable78933.6
1) Strongly agree813.4
2) Agree34714.8
3) Disagree82034.9
4) Strongly disagree28812.3
8) Don't know210.9
9) No answer20.1
TOTAL2348100.0
281) Now I'm going to read several more statements. As I read each one, please tell me whether you strongly agree, agree, disagree or strongly disagree with it. It is much better for everyone involved if the man is the achiever outside the home and the woman takes care of the home and family (FEFAM)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable78933.6
1) Strongly agree883.7
2) Agree31013.2
3) Disagree71430.4
4) Strongly disagree43318.4
8) Don't know130.6
9) No answer10.0
TOTAL2348100.0
282) On the average African Americans have worse jobs, income and housing than white people. Do you think these differences are mainly due to discrimination? (RACDIF1)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable78933.6
1) Yes71330.4
2) No78433.4
8) Don't know542.3
9) No answer80.3
TOTAL2348100.0
283) On the average African Americans have worse jobs, income and housing than white people. Do you think these differences are because most (Negroes/Blacks/African-Americans) have less in-born ability to learn? (RACDIF2)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable78933.6
1) Yes1295.5
2) No140259.7
8) Don't know241.0
9) No answer40.2
TOTAL2348100.0
284) On the average African Americans have worse jobs, income and housing than white people. Do you think these differences are because most (Negroes/Blacks/African-Americans) don't have the chance for education that it takes to rise out of poverty? (RACDIF3)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable78933.6
1) Yes77633.0
2) No74331.6
8) Don't know351.5
9) No answer50.2
TOTAL2348100.0
285) On the average African Americans have worse jobs, income and housing than white people. Do you think these differences are because most (Negroes/Blacks/African-Americans) just don't have the motivation or willpower to pull themselves up out of poverty? (RACDIF4)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable78933.6
1) Yes56624.1
2) No92739.5
8) Don't know552.3
9) No answer110.5
TOTAL2348100.0
286) I'd like to talk with you about issues some people tell U.S. are important. Some people think that the government in Washington should do everything possible to improve the standard of living of all poor Americans; they are at point 1 on this card. Other people think it is not the government's responsibility, and that each person should take care of himself; they are at point 5. Where would you place yourself on this scale or haven't you made up your mind on this? (HELPPOOR)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable78533.4
1) The government in Washington should do everything possible to improve the standard of living of all poor Americans26111.1
2) 22209.4
3) Agree with both69229.5
4) 41867.9
5) Each person should take care of himself/herself1606.8
8) Don't know441.9
TOTAL2348100.0
287) Some people think that the government in Washington is trying to do too many things that should be left to individuals and private business. Others disagree and think that the government should do even more to solve our country's problems. Still others have opinions somewhere in between. Where would you place yourself on this scale or haven't you made up your mind on this? (HELPNOT)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable78533.4
1) The government should do even more to solve our country's problems2319.8
2) 22199.3
3) Agree with both64427.4
4) 42078.8
5) The government in Washington is trying to do too many things that should be left to individuals and private business1908.1
8) Don't know682.9
9) No answer40.2
TOTAL2348100.0
288) In general, some people think that it is the responsibility of the government in Washington to see to it that people have help in paying for doctors and hospital bills. Others think that these matters are not the responsibility of the federal government and that people should take care of these things themselves. Where would you place yourself on this scale or haven't you made up your mind on this? (HELPSICK)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable78533.4
1) It is the responsibility of the government in Washington to see to it that people have help in paying for doctors and hospital bills52822.5
2) 230613.0
3) Agree with both44819.1
4) 41295.5
5) These matters are not the responsibility of the federal government and that people should take care of these things themselves1175.0
8) Don't know331.4
9) No answer20.1
TOTAL2348100.0
289) Some people think that (Blacks/Negroes/African-Americans) have been discriminated against for so long that the government has a special obligation to help improve their living standards. Others believe that the government should not be giving special treatment to (Blacks/Negroes/African-Americans). Where would you place yourself on this scale or haven't you made up your mind on this? (HELPBLK)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable78533.4
1) The government has a special obligation to help improve their living standards23510.0
2) 21888.0
3) Agree with both50721.6
4) 425310.8
5) The government should not be giving special treatment to African Americans31013.2
8) Don't know612.6
9) No answer90.4
TOTAL2348100.0
290) Which statement comes closest to expressing what you believe about God? (GOD)
TOTAL%
1) I don't believe in God1094.6
2) I don't know whether there is a God, and I don't believe there is any way to find out1506.4
3) I don't believe in a personal God, but do believe in a Higher Power of some kind29812.7
4) I find myself believing in God some of the time, but not at others883.7
5) While I have doubts, I feel that I do believe in God41017.5
6) I know God really exists and I have no doubts about it126253.7
8) Don't know170.7
9) No answer140.6
TOTAL2348100.0
291) 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) Yes97141.4
2) No132756.5
8) Don't know311.3
9) No answer190.8
TOTAL2348100.0
292) 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) Yes103644.1
2) No130255.5
8) Don't know20.1
9) No answer80.3
TOTAL2348100.0
293) About how many members does this congregation have? (NUMCONG)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL23482401.8044014
294) Now I have some questions about different groups in our society. I'm going to show you a seven-point scale on which the characteristics of people in a group can be rated. A score of 1 means that you think almost all of the people in that group are 'rich.' A score of 7 means that you think almost everyone in the group are 'poor.' A score of 4 means you think that the group is not toward one end or another, and of course you may choose any number in between that comes closest to where you think people in that group stand. Where would you rate whites, in general, on this scale? (WLTHWHTS)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117049.8
1) Rich682.9
2) 21124.8
3) 330513.0
4) 458524.9
5) 5733.1
6) 6120.5
7) Poor50.2
98) Don't know110.5
99) No answer70.3
TOTAL2348100.0
295) Now I have some questions about different groups in our society. I'm going to show you a seven-point scale on which the characteristics of people in a group can be rated. A score of means that you think almost all of the people in that group are 'rich.' A score of 7 means that you think almost everyone in the group are 'poor.' A score of 4 means you think that the group is not toward one end or another, and of course you may choose any number in between that comes closest to where you think people in that group stand. Where would you rate blacks, in general, on this scale? (WLTHBLKS)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117049.8
1) Rich30.1
2) 2120.5
3) 3642.7
4) 438516.4
5) 545619.4
6) 61938.2
7) Poor411.7
98) Don't know160.7
99) No answer80.3
TOTAL2348100.0
296) Now I have some questions about different groups in our society. I'm going to show you a seven-point scale on which the characteristics of people in a group can be rated. A score of means that you think almost all of the people in that group are 'rich.' A score of 7 means that you think almost everyone in the group are 'poor.' A score of 4 means you think that the group is not toward one end or another, and of course you may choose any number in between that comes closest to where you think people in that group stand. Where would you rate Hispanic Americans, in general, on this scale? (WLTHHSPS)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable155466.2
1) Rich40.2
2) 2100.4
3) 3492.1
4) 427311.6
5) 529712.6
6) 61185.0
7) Poor220.9
98) Don't know150.6
99) No answer60.3
TOTAL2348100.0
297) I'm going to show you a seven-point scale on which the characteristics of people in a group can be rated. A score of 1 means that you think almost all people in that group are 'hard-working.' A score of 7 means that you think almost all of the people in the group are 'lazy.' A score of 4 means you think that the group is not toward one end or another, and of course you may choose any number in between that comes closest to where you think people in this group stand. Where would you rate whites, in general, on this scale? (WORKWHTS)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable78933.6
1) Hard-working773.3
2) 21476.3
3) 330312.9
4) 478533.4
5) 51586.7
6) 6301.3
7) Lazy210.9
98) Don't know170.7
99) No answer210.9
TOTAL2348100.0
298) I'm going to show you a seven-point scale on which the characteristics of people in a group can be rated. A score of 1 means that you think almost all people in that group are 'hard-working.' A score of 7 means that you think almost all of the people in the group are 'lazy.' A score of 4 means you think that the group is not towards one end or another, and of course you may choose any number in between that comes closest to where you think people in this group stand. Where would you rate blacks in general on this scale? (WORKBLKS)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable78933.6
1) Hardworking451.9
2) 2883.7
3) 32199.3
4) 478633.5
5) 523610.1
6) 61064.5
7) Lazy321.4
98) Don't know261.1
99) No answer210.9
TOTAL2348100.0
299) I'm going to show you a seven-point scale on which the characteristics of people in a group can be rated. A score of 1 means that you think almost all people in that group are 'hard-working.' A score of 7 means that you think almost all of the people in the group are 'lazy.' A score of 4 means you think that the group is not towards one end or another, and of course you may choose any number in between that comes closest to where you think people in this group stand. Where would you rate Hispanic Americans in general on this scale? (WORKHSPS)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable78933.6
1) Hardworking1626.9
2) 227511.7
3) 335715.2
4) 456023.9
5) 51094.6
6) 6331.4
7) Lazy150.6
98) Don't know291.2
99) No answer190.8
TOTAL2348100.0
300) I'm going to show you a seven-point scale on which the characteristics of people in a group can be rated. A score of 1 means that you think almost all people in that group are 'unintelligent.' A score of 7 means that you think almost all of the people in the group are 'intelligent.' A score of 4 means you think that the group is not toward one end or another, and of course you may choose any number in between that comes closest to where you think people in this group stand. Where would you rate whites, in general, on this scale? (INTLWHTS)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable78933.6
1) Unintelligent70.3
2) 2251.1
3) 3883.7
4) 470830.2
5) 534314.6
6) 62129.0
7) Intelligent1295.5
98) Don't know271.1
99) No answer200.9
TOTAL2348100.0
301) I'm going to show you a seven-point scale on which the characteristics of people in a group can be rated. A score of 1 means that you think almost all people in that group are 'unintelligent.' A score of 7 means that you think almost all of the people in the group are 'intelligent.' A score of 4 means you think that the group is not toward one end or another, and of course you may choose any number in between that comes closest to where you think people in this group stand. Where would you rate blacks, in general, on this scale? (INTLBLKS)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable78933.6
1) Unintelligent100.4
2) 2381.6
3) 31175.0
4) 483035.3
5) 533114.1
6) 61104.7
7) Intelligent753.2
98) Don't know281.2
99) No answer200.9
TOTAL2348100.0
302) I'm going to show you a seven-point scale on which the characteristics of people in a group can be rated. A score of 1 means that you think almost all people in that group are 'unintelligent.' A score of 7 means that you think almost all of the people in the group are 'intelligent.' A score of 4 means you think that the group is not toward one end or another, and of course you may choose any number in between that comes closest to where you think people in this group stand. Where would you rate Hispanic Americans, in general, on this scale? (INTLHSPS)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable78933.6
1) Unintelligent110.5
2) 2451.9
3) 31295.5
4) 482435.1
5) 530112.8
6) 61164.9
7) Intelligent743.2
98) Don't know371.6
99) No answer220.9
TOTAL2348100.0
303) Now, I'm going to ask you about different types of contact with various groups of people. In each situation would you please tell me whether you would be very much in favor of it happening, somewhat in favor, neither in favor nor opposed to it happening, somewhat opposed or very much opposed to it happening? Living in a neighborhood where half of your neighbors were black? (LIVEBLKS)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable78933.6
1) Strongly favor2339.9
2) Favor28612.2
3) Neither favor nor oppose75932.3
4) Oppose2008.5
5) Strongly oppose662.8
8) Don't know90.4
9) No answer60.3
TOTAL2348100.0
304) What about having a close relative marry a black person? Would you be in very favor of it happening, somewhat in favor, neither in favor nor opposed to it happening, somewhat opposed or very opposed to it happening? (MARBLK)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable78933.6
1) Strongly favor38616.4
2) Favor2239.5
3) Neither favor nor appose75732.2
4) Oppose1084.6
5) Strongly oppose763.2
8) Don't know30.1
9) No answer60.3
TOTAL2348100.0
305) What about having a close relative marry an Asian American person? Would you be in very favor of it happening, somewhat in favor, neither in favor nor opposed to it happening, somewhat opposed or very opposed to it happening? (MARASIAN)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable78933.6
1) Strongly favor36715.6
2) Favor25811.0
3) Neither favor nor oppose79333.8
4) Oppose873.7
5) Strongly oppose411.7
8) Don't know70.3
9) No answer60.3
TOTAL2348100.0
306) What about having a close relative marry a Hispanic American person? Would you be in very favor of it happening, somewhat in favor, neither in favor nor opposed to it happening, somewhat opposed or very opposed to it happening? (MARHISP)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable78933.6
1) Strongly favor38116.2
2) Favor24110.3
3) Neither favor nor oppose78833.6
4) Oppose873.7
5) Strongly oppose482.0
8) Don't know60.3
9) No answer80.3
TOTAL2348100.0
307) What about having a close relative marry a white person? Would you be in very favor of it happening, somewhat in favor, neither in favor nor opposed to it happening, somewhat opposed or very opposed to it happening? (MARWHT)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable78933.6
1) Strongly favor55023.4
2) Favor2279.7
3) Neither favor nor oppose70630.1
4) Oppose431.8
5) Strongly oppose231.0
8) Don't know50.2
9) No answer50.2
TOTAL2348100.0
308) Are the people who work where you work all white, mostly white, about half and half, mostly black or all black? (RACWORK)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable138959.2
1) All white1606.8
2) Mostly white38716.5
3) Half white-black29112.4
4) Mostly black592.5
5) All black60.3
8) Don't know411.7
9) No answer150.6
TOTAL2348100.0
309) 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%
0) Not applicable77433.0
1) Very likely2108.9
2) Somewhat likely61526.2
3) Not very likely67928.9
8) Don't know602.6
9) No answer100.4
TOTAL2348100.0
310) As an official part of your main job, if you supervise the work of other employees or tell other employees what work to do, how many people do you supervise directly? (YOUSUP)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable184978.7
1) 1612.6
2) 2723.1
3) 3472.0
4) 4512.2
5) 5431.8
6) 6331.4
7) 7200.9
8) 8150.6
9) 9150.6
10) 10321.4
11) 1140.2
12) 12110.5
13) 1350.2
14) 1440.2
15) 1590.4
16) 1640.2
17) 1740.2
18) 1810.0
20) 20190.8
24) 2410.0
25) 2570.3
26) 2610.0
27) 2710.0
29) 2910.0
30) 3050.2
35) 3510.0
36) 3610.0
38) 3810.0
40) 4070.3
45) 4540.2
46) 4610.0
47) 4710.0
48) 4820.1
49) 4910.0
50) 5030.1
52) 5210.0
65) 6520.1
69) 6910.0
70) 7010.0
80) 8020.1
99) 9920.1
998) Don't know10.0
999) No answer10.0
TOTAL2348100.0
311) In your (husband/wife/partner)'s job, does (he/she) supervise anyone who is directly responsible to (him/her)? (SPWKSUP)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable173273.8
1) Yes2259.6
2) No38316.3
8) Don't know60.3
9) No answer20.1
TOTAL2348100.0
312) Some people say that because of past discrimination, women should be given preference in hiring and promotion. Others say that such preference in hiring and promotion of women is wrong because it discriminates against men. What about your opinion - are you for or against preferential hiring and promotion of women? IF FOR: Do you favor preference in hiring and promotion strongly or not strongly? IF AGAINST: Do you oppose preference in hiring and promotion strongly or not strongly? (FEJOBAFF)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable155466.2
1) Strongly for preferential hiring2078.8
2) For preferential hiring793.4
3) Against preferential hiring2159.2
4) Strongly against preferential hiring24910.6
8) Don't know391.7
9) No answer50.2
TOTAL2348100.0
313) What do you think the chances are these days that a man won't get a job or a promotion while an equally or less qualified woman gets one instead? (DISCAFFM)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable155466.2
1) Very likely893.8
2) Somewhat likely27311.6
3) Somewhat unlikely26411.2
4) Very unlikely1536.5
8) Don't know140.6
9) No answer10.0
TOTAL2348100.0
314) What do you think the chances are these days that a woman won't get a job or promotion while an equally or less qualified man gets one instead? (DISCAFFW)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable158367.4
1) Very likely1978.4
2) Somewhat likely33814.4
3) Somewhat unlikely1395.9
4) Very unlikely692.9
8) Don't know220.9
TOTAL2348100.0
315) Now I'm going to read several statements. As I read each one, please tell me whether you strongly agree, agree, neither agree nor disagree, disagree or strongly disagree. For example, here is the statement: Because of past discrimination, employers should make special efforts to hire and promote qualified women (FEHIRE)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable158367.4
1) Strongly agree1767.5
2) Agree38016.2
3) Neither agree nor disagree753.2
4) Disagree1054.5
5) Strongly disagree241.0
8) Don't know40.2
9) No answer10.0
TOTAL2348100.0
316) Next I'm going to describe a person - let's call him/her [REFER TO [NAME] IN VIGNETTE]. After I read a description of him/her I'll ask you some questions about how you think and feel about him/her. There are no right or wrong answers. I'm only interested in what you think of [NAME]. Vignette version number (VIGVERSN)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL234822.08529
317) Please remember, there are no right or wrong answers to these questions. Please think about the person I just described when answering this group of questions. First, how serious would you consider [NAME]'s problem to be - very serious, somewhat serious, not very serious, or not at all serious? (SERIOUSP)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117550.0
1) Very serious72030.7
2) Somewhat serious26511.3
3) Not very serious1225.2
4) Not at all serious341.4
8) Don't know40.2
9) No answer281.2
TOTAL2348100.0
318) In your opinion, how likely is it that [NAME]'s situation might be caused by his/her own bad character - Very likely, somewhat likely, not very likely, or not at all likely? (CHARACTR)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117550.0
1) Very likely1486.3
2) Somewhat likely32814.0
3) Not very likely36015.3
4) Not at all likely29212.4
8) Don't know160.7
9) No answer291.2
TOTAL2348100.0
319) In your opinion, how likely is it that [NAME]'s situation might be caused by a chemical imbalance in the brain - Very likely, somewhat likely, not very likely, or not at all likely? (IMBALNCE)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117550.0
1) Very likely33714.4
2) Somewhat likely48220.5
3) Not very likely1988.4
4) Not at all likely873.7
8) Don't know401.7
9) No answer291.2
TOTAL2348100.0
320) In your opinion, how likely is it that [NAME]'s situation might be caused by the way (s/he) was raised - Very likely, somewhat likely, not very likely, or not at all likely? (WAYRAISE)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117550.0
1) Very likely994.2
2) Somewhat likely41317.6
3) Not very likely37616.0
4) Not at all likely2329.9
8) Don't know231.0
9) No answer301.3
TOTAL2348100.0
321) In your opinion, how likely is it that [NAME]'s situation might be caused by stressful circumstances in his/her life - Very likely, somewhat likely, not very likely, or not at all likely? (STRESSES)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117550.0
1) Very likely38716.5
2) Somewhat likely58024.7
3) Not very likely1024.3
4) Not at all likely592.5
8) Don't know160.7
9) No answer291.2
TOTAL2348100.0
322) In your opinion, how likely is it that [NAME]'s situation might be caused by a genetic or inherited problem - Very likely, somewhat likely, not very likely, or not at all likely? (GENETICS)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117550.0
1) Very likely1677.1
2) Somewhat likely49821.2
3) Not very likely28812.3
4) Not at all likely1636.9
8) Don't know281.2
9) No answer291.2
TOTAL2348100.0
323) In your opinion, how likely is it that [NAME]'s situation might be caused by God's will - Very likely, somewhat likely, not very likely, or not at all likely? (GODSWILL)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117550.0
1) Very likely472.0
2) Somewhat likely1074.6
3) Not very likely30312.9
4) Not at all likely66428.3
8) Don't know200.9
9) No answer321.4
TOTAL2348100.0
324) In your opinion, how likely is it that [NAME] is experiencing part of the normal ups and downs of life - Very likely, somewhat likely, not very likely, or not at all likely? (UPSDOWNS)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117550.0
1) Very likely29412.5
2) Somewhat likely42017.9
3) Not very likely25310.8
4) Not at all likely1636.9
8) Don't know140.6
9) No answer291.2
TOTAL2348100.0
325) In your opinion, how likely is it that [NAME] is experiencing a nervous breakdown - Very likely, somewhat likely, not very likely, or not at all likely? (BREAKDWN)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117550.0
1) Very likely2068.8
2) Somewhat likely42017.9
3) Not very likely32814.0
4) Not at all likely1626.9
8) Don't know281.2
9) No answer291.2
TOTAL2348100.0
326) In your opinion, how likely is it that [NAME] is experiencing a mental illness - Very likely, somewhat likely, not very likely, or not at all likely? (MENTLILL)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117550.0
1) Very likely27811.8
2) Somewhat likely41417.6
3) Not very likely28912.3
4) Not at all likely1406.0
8) Don't know241.0
9) No answer281.2
TOTAL2348100.0
327) In your opinion, how likely is it that [NAME] is experiencing a physical illness - Very likely, somewhat likely, not very likely, or not at all likely? (PHYSILL)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117550.0
1) Very likely1747.4
2) Somewhat likely44519.0
3) Not very likely34614.7
4) Not at all likely1486.3
8) Don't know311.3
9) No answer291.2
TOTAL2348100.0
328) [Refer to vignette id, check below and read only 1 phrase of the following] In your opinion, how likely is it that [NAME] is experiencing [Vignette A: Alcohol dependence; Vignette B: A major depression; Vignette C: Schizophrenia; Vignette D: A drug problem; Vignette E: No problem] - Very likely, somewhat likely, not very likely, or not at all likely? (VIGLABEL)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable141160.1
1) Very likely48120.5
2) Somewhat likely2098.9
3) Not very likely291.2
4) Not at all likely130.6
8) Don't know200.9
9) No answer1857.9
TOTAL2348100.0
329) In your opinion, how able is [NAME] to make his/her own decisions about the treatment (s/he) should receive - very able, somewhat able, not very able or not able at all? (DECTREAT)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117550.0
1) Very able26311.2
2) Somewhat able42518.1
3) Not very able31413.4
4) Not able at all1255.3
8) Don't know170.7
9) No answer291.2
TOTAL2348100.0
330) In your opinion, how able is [NAME] to make his/her own decisions about managing his/her own money - very able, somewhat able, not very able or not able at all? (DECMONEY)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117550.0
1) Very able25610.9
2) Somewhat able38716.5
3) Not very able33814.4
4) Not able at all1385.9
8) Don't know261.1
9) No answer281.2
TOTAL2348100.0
331) In your opinion, how likely is it that [NAME]'s situation will improve on its own - Very likely, somewhat likely, somewhat unlikely, or not likely at all? (IMPRVOWN)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117550.0
1) Very likely893.8
2) Somewhat likely24710.5
3) Not very likely39216.7
4) Not likely at all39516.8
8) Don't know220.9
9) No answer281.2
TOTAL2348100.0
332) In your opinion, how likely is it that [NAME]'s situation will improve with treatment - Very likely, somewhat likely, somewhat unlikely, or not likely at all? (IMPRVTRT)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117550.0
1) Very likely57724.6
2) Somewhat likely46819.9
3) Not very likely512.2
4) Not likely at all291.2
8) Don't know200.9
9) No answer281.2
TOTAL2348100.0
333) How willing would you be to move next door to [NAME]? - Definitely willing, probably willing, probably unwilling, or definitely unwilling? (VIGNEI)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117550.0
1) Definitely willing1908.1
2) Probably willing54823.3
3) Probably unwilling23410.0
4) Definitely unwilling1385.9
8) Don't know301.3
9) No answer331.4
TOTAL2348100.0
334) How willing would you be to spend an evening socializing with [NAME]? - Definitely willing, probably willing, probably unwilling, or definitely unwilling? (VIGSOC)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117550.0
1) Definitely willing2018.6
2) Probably willing50821.6
3) Probably unwilling26611.3
4) Definitely unwilling1516.4
8) Don't know160.7
9) No answer311.3
TOTAL2348100.0
335) How willing would you be to make friends with [NAME]? - Definitely willing, probably willing, probably unwilling, or definitely unwilling? (VIGFRND)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117550.0
1) Definitely willing2299.8
2) Probably willing56424.0
3) Probably unwilling2239.5
4) Definitely unwilling1094.6
8) Don't know190.8
9) No answer291.2
TOTAL2348100.0
336) How willing would you be to have [NAME] start working closely with you on a job? - Definitely willing, probably willing, probably unwilling, or definitely unwilling? (VIGWORK)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117550.0
1) Definitely willing1154.9
2) Probably willing37415.9
3) Probably unwilling37115.8
4) Definitely unwilling25510.9
8) Don't know271.1
9) No answer311.3
TOTAL2348100.0
337) How willing would you be to have a group home for people like [NAME] opened in your neighborhood? - Definitely willing, probably willing, probably unwilling, or definitely unwilling? (VIGGRP)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117550.0
1) Definitely willing27511.7
2) Probably willing49120.9
3) Probably unwilling2279.7
4) Definitely unwilling1245.3
8) Don't know251.1
9) No answer311.3
TOTAL2348100.0
338) How willing would you be to have [NAME] marry into your family? - Definitely willing, probably willing, probably unwilling, or definitely unwilling? (VIGMAR)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117550.0
1) Definitely willing1154.9
2) Probably willing33714.4
3) Probably unwilling37315.9
4) Definitely unwilling27511.7
8) Don't know381.6
9) No answer351.5
TOTAL2348100.0
339) In your opinion, how likely is it [NAME] would do something violent toward other people? Is it... (HURTOTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117550.0
1) Very likely1335.7
2) Somewhat likely41517.7
3) Not very likely41917.8
4) Not likely at all1305.5
8) Don't know462.0
9) No answer301.3
TOTAL2348100.0
340) In your opinion, how likely is it [NAME] would do something violent toward him/herself? Is it: [Allowed definition: Violent toward self: Suicide, not eating, wandering in traffic, self-mutilation] (HURTSELF)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117550.0
1) Very likely25811.0
2) Somewhat likely53923.0
3) Not very likely24310.3
4) Not likely at all592.5
8) Don't know441.9
9) No answer301.3
TOTAL2348100.0
341) Should [NAME] talk things over with family and friends? (TLKFAM)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117550.0
1) Yes110747.1
2) No251.1
8) Don't know130.6
9) No answer281.2
TOTAL2348100.0
342) Should [NAME] talk to a minister, priest, rabbi or other religious leader? (TLKCLRGY)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117550.0
1) Yes97041.3
2) No1446.1
8) Don't know291.2
9) No answer301.3
TOTAL2348100.0
343) Should [NAME] go to a general medical doctor for help? (MEDDOC)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117550.0
1) Yes98542.0
2) No1496.3
8) Don't know110.5
9) No answer281.2
TOTAL2348100.0
344) Should [NAME] go to a psychiatrist for help? (MENTLDOC)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117550.0
1) Yes96941.3
2) No1536.5
8) Don't know220.9
9) No answer291.2
TOTAL2348100.0
345) Should [NAME] go to a therapist, or counselor, like a psychologist, social worker, or other mental health professional for help? (MENTLOTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117550.0
1) Yes106045.1
2) No682.9
8) Don't know160.7
9) No answer291.2
TOTAL2348100.0
346) Should [NAME] go to a spiritual or a natural healer for help? (SPHEALER)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117550.0
1) Yes58024.7
2) No52622.4
8) Don't know371.6
9) No answer301.3
TOTAL2348100.0
347) Should [NAME] join a self-help group where people with similar problems help each other? (SELFHELP)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117550.0
1) Yes100442.8
2) No1195.1
8) Don't know220.9
9) No answer281.2
TOTAL2348100.0
348) Should [NAME] take non-prescription medication, like over the counter sleeping pills? (OTCMED)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117550.0
1) Yes1847.8
2) No93039.6
8) Don't know301.3
9) No answer291.2
TOTAL2348100.0
349) Should [NAME] take prescription medication? (RXMED)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117550.0
1) Yes69629.6
2) No40817.4
8) Don't know401.7
9) No answer291.2
TOTAL2348100.0
350) Should [NAME] check into a mental hospital? (MENTLHOS)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117550.0
1) Yes46920.0
2) No62226.5
8) Don't know552.3
9) No answer271.1
TOTAL2348100.0
351) Here are the things you said [John/Juan/Mary/Maria] should do: What is the first thing (s/he) should do? (DOFIRST)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable121451.7
1) Talk to family and friends about it67928.9
2) Talk to a minister, priest, rabbi or other religious leader261.1
3) Go to a general medical doctor for help2098.9
4) Go to a psychiatrist for help421.8
5) Go to a therapist, or counselor, like a psychologist, social worker, or other mental health professional for help1044.4
6) Go to a spiritual or a natural healer for help20.1
7) Join a self-help group where people with similar problems help each other371.6
9) Take prescription medication20.1
10) Check into a mental hospital291.2
98) Don't know40.2
TOTAL2348100.0
352) Some cities and states have laws that force people with problems like [NAME] into treatment. Do you think that people like [NAME] should be forced by law to get treatment at a clinic or from a doctor? (MUSTDOC)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117550.0
1) Yes42218.0
2) No69329.5
8) Don't know301.3
9) No answer281.2
TOTAL2348100.0
353) Some cities and states have laws that force people with problems like [NAME] into treatment. Do you think that people like [NAME] should be forced by law to take a prescription medication to control his/her behavior? (MUSTMED)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117550.0
1) Yes31813.5
2) No79533.9
8) Don't know321.4
9) No answer281.2
TOTAL2348100.0
354) Some cities and states have laws that force people with problems like [NAME] into treatment. Do you think that people like [NAME] should be forced by law to be admitted to a hospital for treatment? (MUSTHOSP)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117550.0
1) Yes43418.5
2) No67128.6
8) Don't know371.6
9) No answer311.3
TOTAL2348100.0
355) Some cities and states have laws that force people with problems like [NAME] into treatment. Do you think that people like [NAME] should be forced by law to be admitted to a hospital for treatment if (s/he) is dangerous to him/herself? (DANGRSLF)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117550.0
1) Yes107545.8
2) No542.3
8) Don't know150.6
9) No answer291.2
TOTAL2348100.0
356) Some cities and states have laws that force people with problems like [NAME] into treatment. Do you think that people like [NAME] should be forced by law to be admitted to a hospital for treatment if (s/he) is dangerous to others? (DANGROTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117550.0
1) Yes109846.8
2) No311.3
8) Don't know150.6
9) No answer291.2
TOTAL2348100.0
357) Is [NAME 1], the first person, a man or a woman? (KNWMW1)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable175174.6
1) Male27211.6
2) Female32113.7
3) Transgender (Female to Male)20.1
8) Don't know10.0
9) No answer10.0
TOTAL2348100.0
358) Is [NAME 2], the second person, a man or a woman? (KNWMW2)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable198284.4
1) Male1596.8
2) Female1978.4
3) Transgender (Female to Male)10.0
5) Other40.2
8) Don't know10.0
9) No answer40.2
TOTAL2348100.0
359) Is [NAME 3], the third person, a man or a woman? (KNWMW3)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable209589.2
1) Male1315.6
2) Female1144.9
3) Transgender (Female to Male)10.0
5) Other10.0
8) Don't know10.0
9) No answer50.2
TOTAL2348100.0
360) Is [NAME 4], the fourth person, a man or a woman? (KNWMW4)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable219093.3
1) Male692.9
2) Female803.4
5) Other20.1
8) Don't know40.2
9) No answer30.1
TOTAL2348100.0
361) Is [NAME 5], the fifth person, a man or a woman? (KNWMW5)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable224595.6
1) Male381.6
2) Female562.4
8) Don't know30.1
9) No answer60.3
TOTAL2348100.0
362) [The respondent was asked to name how they knew each named person. Each relationship is reported here, preferencing the lower-valued response] Respondent's relationship with the first named person. First relationship (MHP1R1)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable175174.6
1) Spouse/partner (current/ex)522.2
2) Parent773.3
3) Sibling582.5
4) Child261.1
5) Grandparent80.3
6) Grandchild20.1
7) Other family1134.8
8) Coworker231.0
9) Neighbor200.9
10) Friend1817.7
11) Member of religious community30.1
12) Acquaintance70.3
13) Student/Classmate10.0
14) Relative of a friend30.1
15) Friend of a relative10.0
16) Other80.3
98) Don't know30.1
99) No answer110.5
TOTAL2348100.0
363) [The respondent was asked to name how they knew each named person. Each relationship is reported here, preferencing the lower-valued response] Respondent's relationship with the first named person. [If present] Second relationship (MHP1R2)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable175174.6
10) Friend30.1
12) Acquaintance20.1
13) Student/Classmate10.0
14) Relative of a friend10.0
16) Other10.0
99) No answer58925.1
TOTAL2348100.0
364) [The respondent was asked to name how they knew each named person. Each relationship is reported here, preferencing the lower-valued response] Respondent's relationship with the second named person. First relationship (MHP2R1)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable198284.4
1) Spouse/partner (current/ex)170.7
2) Parent271.1
3) Sibling451.9
4) Child210.9
5) Grandparent110.5
6) Grandchild30.1
7) Other family813.4
8) Coworker80.3
9) Neighbor90.4
10) Friend1175.0
11) Member of religious community20.1
12) Acquaintance50.2
13) Student/Classmate10.0
14) Relative of a friend30.1
15) Friend of a relative20.1
16) Other40.2
98) Don't know20.1
99) No answer80.3
TOTAL2348100.0
365) [The respondent was asked to name how they knew each named person. Each relationship is reported here, preferencing the lower-valued response] Respondent's relationship with the second named person. [If present] Second relationship (MHP2R2)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable198284.4
11) Member of religious community10.0
13) Student/Classmate10.0
16) Other10.0
99) No answer36315.5
TOTAL2348100.0
366) [The respondent was asked to name how they knew each named person. Each relationship is reported here, preferencing the lower-valued response] Respondent's relationship with the third named person. First relationship (MHP3R1)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable209589.2
1) Spouse/partner (current/ex)50.2
2) Parent90.4
3) Sibling210.9
4) Child110.5
5) Grandparent70.3
6) Grandchild20.1
7) Other family652.8
8) Coworker100.4
9) Neighbor20.1
10) Friend1034.4
11) Member of religious community20.1
12) Acquaintance10.0
13) Student/Classmate10.0
16) Other30.1
99) No answer110.5
TOTAL2348100.0
367) [The respondent was asked to name how they knew each named person. Each relationship is reported here, preferencing the lower-valued response] Respondent's relationship with the third named person. [If present] Second relationship (MHP3R2)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable209589.2
11) Member of religious community10.0
13) Student/Classmate10.0
99) No answer25110.7
TOTAL2348100.0
368) [The respondent was asked to name how they knew each named person. Each relationship is reported here, preferencing the lower-valued response] Respondent's relationship with the fourth named person. First relationship (MHP4R1)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable219093.3
1) Spouse/partner (current/ex)40.2
2) Parent40.2
3) Sibling80.3
4) Child70.3
5) Grandparent50.2
7) Other family441.9
8) Coworker80.3
9) Neighbor40.2
10) Friend532.3
11) Member of religious community10.0
12) Acquaintance20.1
16) Other30.1
98) Don't know40.2
99) No answer110.5
TOTAL2348100.0
369) [The respondent was asked to name how they knew each named person. Each relationship is reported here, preferencing the lower-valued response] Respondent's relationship with the fourth named person. [If present] Second relationship (MHP4R2)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable219093.3
10) Friend10.0
11) Member of religious community10.0
99) No answer1566.6
TOTAL2348100.0
370) [The respondent was asked to name how they knew each named person. Each relationship is reported here, preferencing the lower-valued response] Respondent's relationship with the fifth named person. First relationship (MHP5R1)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable224595.6
1) Spouse/partner (current/ex)10.0
2) Parent10.0
3) Sibling100.4
4) Child10.0
5) Grandparent10.0
6) Grandchild20.1
7) Other family301.3
8) Coworker40.2
9) Neighbor20.1
10) Friend361.5
11) Member of religious community20.1
12) Acquaintance10.0
13) Student/Classmate10.0
15) Friend of a relative10.0
16) Other20.1
98) Don't know20.1
99) No answer60.3
TOTAL2348100.0
371) [The respondent was asked to name how they knew each named person. Each relationship is reported here, preferencing the lower-valued response] Respondent's relationship with the fifth named person. [If present] Second relationship (MHP5R2)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable224595.6
11) Member of religious community10.0
16) Other10.0
99) No answer1014.3
TOTAL2348100.0
372) On a scale from 1 to 10, with 1 being not at all close and 10 being very close, how close are you to [NAME 1], the first person? (CLOSETO1)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable175174.6
1) Not at all close803.4
2) 2431.8
3) 3462.0
4) 4371.6
5) 5682.9
6) 6371.6
7) 7462.0
8) 8592.5
9) 9331.4
10) Very close1436.1
98) Don't know20.1
99) No answer30.1
TOTAL2348100.0
373) On a scale from 1 to 10, with 1 being not at all close and 10 being very close, how close are you to [NAME 2], the second person? (CLOSETO2)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable198284.4
1) Not at all close522.2
2) 2241.0
3) 3261.1
4) 4251.1
5) 5391.7
6) 6220.9
7) 7371.6
8) 8301.3
9) 9261.1
10) Very close793.4
98) Don't know30.1
99) No answer30.1
TOTAL2348100.0
374) On a scale from 1 to 10, with 1 being not at all close and 10 being very close, how close are you to [NAME 3], the third person? (CLOSETO3)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable209589.2
1) Not at all close431.8
2) 2120.5
3) 3241.0
4) 4150.6
5) 5341.4
6) 6231.0
7) 7220.9
8) 8241.0
9) 9120.5
10) Very close371.6
99) No answer70.3
TOTAL2348100.0
375) On a scale from 1 to 10, with 1 being not at all close and 10 being very close, how close are you to [NAME 4], the fourth person? (CLOSETO4)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable219093.3
1) Not at all close261.1
2) 270.3
3) 390.4
4) 4110.5
5) 5130.6
6) 6130.6
7) 7180.8
8) 8190.8
9) 970.3
10) Very close251.1
98) Don't know40.2
99) No answer60.3
TOTAL2348100.0
376) On a scale from 1 to 10, with 1 being not at all close and 10 being very close, how close are you to [NAME 5], the fifth person? (CLOSETO5)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable224595.6
1) Not at all close190.8
2) 2100.4
3) 350.2
4) 4120.5
5) 590.4
6) 680.3
7) 7130.6
8) 860.3
9) 950.2
10) Very close80.3
98) Don't know20.1
99) No answer60.3
TOTAL2348100.0
377) On a scale from 1 to 10, with 1 being not at all and 10 being very often, how frequently do you see or talk to [NAME 1] these days? (SEETALK1)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable175174.6
1) Not at all1727.3
2) 2743.2
3) 3421.8
4) 4331.4
5) 5522.2
6) 6261.1
7) 7401.7
8) 8351.5
9) 9190.8
10) Very often1004.3
98) Don't know10.0
99) No answer30.1
TOTAL2348100.0
378) On a scale from 1 to 10, with 1 being not at all and 10 being very often, how frequently do you see or talk to [NAME 2] these days? (SEETALK2)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable198284.4
1) Not at all994.2
2) 2311.3
3) 3341.4
4) 4241.0
5) 5291.2
6) 6281.2
7) 7130.6
8) 8291.2
9) 9120.5
10) Very often592.5
98) Don't know40.2
99) No answer40.2
TOTAL2348100.0
379) On a scale from 1 to 10, with 1 being not at all and 10 being very often, how frequently do you see or talk to [NAME 3] these days? (SEETALK3)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable209589.2
1) Not at all602.6
2) 2281.2
3) 3241.0
4) 4180.8
5) 5160.7
6) 6231.0
7) 7190.8
8) 8170.7
9) 9120.5
10) Very often291.2
99) No answer70.3
TOTAL2348100.0
380) On a scale from 1 to 10, with 1 being not at all and 10 being very often, how frequently do you see or talk to [NAME 4] these days? (SEETALK4)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable219093.3
1) Not at all381.6
2) 2160.7
3) 3150.6
4) 4110.5
5) 5130.6
6) 6140.6
7) 7120.5
8) 8100.4
9) 910.0
10) Very often180.8
98) Don't know40.2
99) No answer60.3
TOTAL2348100.0
381) On a scale from 1 to 10, with 1 being not at all and 10 being very often, how frequently do you see or talk to [NAME 5] these days? (SEETALK5)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable224595.6
1) Not at all251.1
2) 2140.6
3) 3110.5
4) 4110.5
5) 570.3
6) 650.2
7) 790.4
8) 820.1
9) 920.1
10) Very often90.4
98) Don't know20.1
99) No answer60.3
TOTAL2348100.0
382) Is [NAME 1] currently receiving treatment for their mental health problem? (MHTREAT1)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable175174.6
1) Yes32513.8
2) No1707.2
3) Unsure1004.3
8) Don't know10.0
9) No answer10.0
TOTAL2348100.0
383) Is [NAME 2] currently receiving treatment for their mental health problem? (MHTREAT2)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable198284.4
1) Yes1918.1
2) No1144.9
3) Unsure542.3
8) Don't know40.2
9) No answer30.1
TOTAL2348100.0
384) Is [NAME 3] currently receiving treatment for their mental health problem? (MHTREAT3)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable209589.2
1) Yes1225.2
2) No893.8
3) Unsure351.5
8) Don't know10.0
9) No answer60.3
TOTAL2348100.0
385) Is [NAME 4] currently receiving treatment for their mental health problem? (MHTREAT4)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable219093.3
1) Yes703.0
2) No512.2
3) Unsure261.1
8) Don't know50.2
9) No answer60.3
TOTAL2348100.0
386) Is [NAME 5] currently receiving treatment for their mental health problem? (MHTREAT5)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable224595.6
1) Yes472.0
2) No341.4
3) Unsure140.6
8) Don't know20.1
9) No answer60.3
TOTAL2348100.0
387) On a scale from 1 to 10, with 1 being not at all and 10 being very much, how much does [NAME 1]'s mental health condition cause you problems, create stress, or make your life difficult? (MYPROBS1)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable175174.6
1) Not at all27511.7
2) 2612.6
3) 3492.1
4) 4261.1
5) 5462.0
6) 6251.1
7) 7321.4
8) 8321.4
9) 9130.6
10) Very much341.4
98) Don't know30.1
99) No answer10.0
TOTAL2348100.0
388) On a scale from 1 to 10, with 1 being not at all and 10 being very much, how much does [NAME 2]'s mental health condition cause you problems, create stress, or make your life difficult? (MYPROBS2)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable198284.4
1) Not at all1667.1
2) 2351.5
3) 3371.6
4) 4321.4
5) 5220.9
6) 6190.8
7) 790.4
8) 8100.4
9) 9140.6
10) Very much140.6
98) Don't know30.1
99) No answer50.2
TOTAL2348100.0
389) On a scale from 1 to 10, with 1 being not at all and 10 being very much, how much does [NAME 3]'s mental health condition cause you problems, create stress, or make your life difficult? (MYPROBS3)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable209589.2
1) Not at all1185.0
2) 2351.5
3) 3231.0
4) 4170.7
5) 5241.0
6) 660.3
7) 7100.4
8) 890.4
10) Very much50.2
99) No answer60.3
TOTAL2348100.0
390) On a scale from 1 to 10, with 1 being not at all and 10 being very much, how much does [NAME 4]'s mental health condition cause you problems, create stress, or make your life difficult? (MYPROBS4)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable219093.3
1) Not at all743.2
2) 2200.9
3) 3100.4
4) 4160.7
5) 590.4
6) 640.2
7) 740.2
8) 850.2
9) 940.2
10) Very much20.1
98) Don't know40.2
99) No answer60.3
TOTAL2348100.0
391) On a scale from 1 to 10, with 1 being not at all and 10 being very much, how much does [NAME 5]'s mental health condition cause you problems, create stress, or make your life difficult? (MYPROBS5)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable224595.6
1) Not at all451.9
2) 2120.5
3) 3140.6
4) 440.2
5) 560.3
6) 630.1
7) 730.1
8) 840.2
9) 910.0
10) Very much30.1
98) Don't know20.1
99) No answer60.3
TOTAL2348100.0
392) On a scale from 1 to 10, with 1 being not at all and 10 being very, how severe is [NAME 1]'s mental health problem? (SEVERE1)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable175174.6
1) Not at all severe210.9
2) 2281.2
3) 3421.8
4) 4592.5
5) 5863.7
6) 6482.0
7) 7843.6
8) 8813.4
9) 9411.7
10) Very severe964.1
98) Don't know80.3
99) No answer30.1
TOTAL2348100.0
393) On a scale from 1 to 10, with 1 being not at all and 10 being very, how severe is [NAME 2]'s mental health problem? (SEVERE2)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable198284.4
1) Not at all severe291.2
2) 2281.2
3) 3301.3
4) 4391.7
5) 5502.1
6) 6411.7
7) 7371.6
8) 8431.8
9) 9200.9
10) Very severe401.7
98) Don't know40.2
99) No answer50.2
TOTAL2348100.0
394) On a scale from 1 to 10, with 1 being not at all and 10 being very, how severe is [NAME 3]'s mental health problem? (SEVERE3)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable209589.2
1) Not at all severe311.3
2) 2251.1
3) 3251.1
4) 4271.1
5) 5281.2
6) 6210.9
7) 7251.1
8) 8200.9
9) 9150.6
10) Very severe291.2
98) Don't know10.0
99) No answer60.3
TOTAL2348100.0
395) On a scale from 1 to 10, with 1 being not at all and 10 being very, how severe is [NAME 4]'s mental health problem? (SEVERE4)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable219093.3
1) Not at all severe190.8
2) 2160.7
3) 3110.5
4) 4170.7
5) 5291.2
6) 680.3
7) 790.4
8) 8150.6
9) 9100.4
10) Very severe120.5
98) Don't know60.3
99) No answer60.3
TOTAL2348100.0
396) On a scale from 1 to 10, with 1 being not at all and 10 being very, how severe is [NAME 5]'s mental health problem? (SEVERE5)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable224595.6
1) Not at all severe90.4
2) 260.3
3) 3100.4
4) 4140.6
5) 590.4
6) 6120.5
7) 790.4
8) 8100.4
9) 940.2
10) Very severe120.5
98) Don't know20.1
99) No answer60.3
TOTAL2348100.0
397) On a scale from 1 to 10, with 1 being not at all and 10 being very, in your opinion, how dangerous is [NAME 1] to others? (DANGOTH1)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable175174.6
1) Not at all dangerous30713.1
2) 2723.1
3) 3552.3
4) 4291.2
5) 5301.3
6) 6261.1
7) 7190.8
8) 8150.6
9) 970.3
10) Very dangerous231.0
98) Don't know110.5
99) No answer30.1
TOTAL2348100.0
398) On a scale from 1 to 10, with 1 being not at all and 10 being very, in your opinion, how dangerous is [NAME 2] to others? (DANGOTH2)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable198284.4
1) Not at all dangerous2129.0
2) 2401.7
3) 3200.9
4) 4140.6
5) 5210.9
6) 6120.5
7) 7130.6
8) 890.4
9) 930.1
10) Very dangerous90.4
98) Don't know80.3
99) No answer50.2
TOTAL2348100.0
399) On a scale from 1 to 10, with 1 being not at all and 10 being very, in your opinion, how dangerous is [NAME 3] to others? (DANGOTH3)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable209589.2
1) Not at all dangerous1476.3
2) 2291.2
3) 3190.8
4) 480.3
5) 580.3
6) 670.3
7) 7110.5
8) 880.3
9) 920.1
10) Very dangerous50.2
98) Don't know20.1
99) No answer70.3
TOTAL2348100.0
400) On a scale from 1 to 10, with 1 being not at all and 10 being very, in your opinion, how dangerous is [NAME 4] to others? (DANGOTH4)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable219093.3
1) Not at all dangerous1034.4
2) 2110.5
3) 3120.5
4) 430.1
5) 560.3
6) 620.1
7) 740.2
8) 820.1
9) 930.1
10) Very dangerous10.0
98) Don't know50.2
99) No answer60.3
TOTAL2348100.0
401) On a scale from 1 to 10, with 1 being not at all and 10 being very, in your opinion, how dangerous is [NAME 5] to others? (DANGOTH5)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable224595.6
1) Not at all dangerous632.7
2) 280.3
3) 330.1
4) 410.0
5) 580.3
6) 610.0
7) 750.2
8) 810.0
9) 910.0
10) Very dangerous30.1
98) Don't know30.1
99) No answer60.3
TOTAL2348100.0
402) On a scale from 1 to 10, with 1 being not at all and 10 being very, in your opinion, how dangerous is [NAME 1] to himself/herself? (DANGSLF1)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable175174.6
1) Not at all dangerous1857.9
2) 2682.9
3) 3431.8
4) 4391.7
5) 5482.0
6) 6421.8
7) 7472.0
8) 8411.7
9) 9150.6
10) Very dangerous552.3
98) Don't know120.5
99) No answer20.1
TOTAL2348100.0
403) On a scale from 1 to 10, with 1 being not at all and 10 being very, in your opinion, how dangerous is [NAME 2] to himself/herself? (DANGSLF2)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable198284.4
1) Not at all dangerous1416.0
2) 2391.7
3) 3301.3
4) 4241.0
5) 5301.3
6) 6160.7
7) 7241.0
8) 8170.7
9) 980.3
10) Very dangerous190.8
98) Don't know130.6
99) No answer50.2
TOTAL2348100.0
404) On a scale from 1 to 10, with 1 being not at all and 10 being very, in your opinion, how dangerous is [NAME 3] to himself/herself? (DANGSLF3)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable209589.2
1) Not at all dangerous1044.4
2) 2321.4
3) 3220.9
4) 4160.7
5) 5160.7
6) 670.3
7) 7160.7
8) 8120.5
9) 950.2
10) Very dangerous140.6
98) Don't know20.1
99) No answer70.3
TOTAL2348100.0
405) On a scale from 1 to 10, with 1 being not at all and 10 being very, in your opinion, how dangerous is [NAME 4] to himself/herself? (DANGSLF4)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable219093.3
1) Not at all dangerous642.7
2) 2150.6
3) 3170.7
4) 4100.4
5) 590.4
6) 640.2
7) 740.2
8) 880.3
9) 960.3
10) Very dangerous90.4
98) Don't know60.3
99) No answer60.3
TOTAL2348100.0
406) On a scale from 1 to 10, with 1 being not at all and 10 being very, in your opinion, how dangerous is [NAME 5] to himself/herself? (DANGSLF5)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable224595.6
1) Not at all dangerous401.7
2) 290.4
3) 3100.4
4) 430.1
5) 5100.4
6) 630.1
7) 750.2
8) 830.1
9) 920.1
10) Very dangerous80.3
98) Don't know40.2
99) No answer60.3
TOTAL2348100.0
407) Now I'd like to continue talking about people you know personally. Thinking about your family, to what extent do they hold negative attitudes about people with mental health problems? (FAMMHNEG)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117550.0
1) Very much311.3
2) Somewhat1928.2
3) Not very much39016.6
4) Not at all47720.3
8) Don't know311.3
9) No answer522.2
TOTAL2348100.0
408) Thinking about other people you know personally outside of your family, to what extent do they hold negative attitudes about people with mental health problems? (OTHMHNEG)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117550.0
1) Very much733.1
2) Somewhat35114.9
3) Not very much39917.0
4) Not at all25010.6
8) Don't know512.2
9) No answer492.1
TOTAL2348100.0
409) Now, a few more questions about you and your opinions. Have you ever been diagnosed with a mental health problem? (DIAGNOSD)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117550.0
1) Yes1978.4
2) No93639.9
8) Don't know50.2
9) No answer351.5
TOTAL2348100.0
410) Did you get treatment for your mental health problem? (MHTREATD)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable211690.1
1) Yes1878.0
2) No100.4
9) No answer351.5
TOTAL2348100.0
411) Next are a number of statements concerning personal attitudes and traits. Please tell me whether the statement is true or false as it pertains to you personally. I'm always willing to admit it when I make a mistake (MCSDS1)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117550.0
1) True94740.3
2) False1998.5
8) Don't know30.1
9) No answer241.0
TOTAL2348100.0
412) I sometimes try to get even rather than forgive and forget (MCSDS2)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117550.0
1) True30913.2
2) False83335.5
8) Don't know50.2
9) No answer261.1
TOTAL2348100.0
413) At times I have really insisted on having things my own way (MCSDS3)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117550.0
1) True78233.3
2) False36015.3
8) Don't know50.2
9) No answer261.1
TOTAL2348100.0
414) I have never been irked when people expressed ideas very different from my own (MCSDS4)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117550.0
1) True35014.9
2) False79133.7
8) Don't know50.2
9) No answer271.1
TOTAL2348100.0
415) I have never deliberately said something that hurt someone's feelings (MCSDS5)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117550.0
1) True45819.5
2) False68429.1
8) Don't know40.2
9) No answer271.1
TOTAL2348100.0
416) I like to gossip at times (MCSDS6)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117550.0
1) True57324.4
2) False56924.2
8) Don't know50.2
9) No answer261.1
TOTAL2348100.0
417) There have been occasions when I took advantage of someone (MCSDS7)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117550.0
1) True36315.5
2) False77733.1
8) Don't know60.3
9) No answer271.1
TOTAL2348100.0
418) To what extent do you consider yourself a religious person? Are you very religious, moderately religious, slightly religious or not religious at all? (RELPERSN)
TOTAL%
1) Very religious37215.8
2) Moderately religious87337.2
3) Slightly religious57324.4
4) Not religious at all51021.7
8) Don't know80.3
9) No answer120.5
TOTAL2348100.0
419) To what extent do you consider yourself a spiritual person? Are you very spiritual, moderately spiritual, slightly spiritual or not spiritual at all? (SPRTPRSN)
TOTAL%
1) Very spiritual70029.8
2) Moderately spiritual83135.4
3) Slightly spiritual52222.2
4) Not spiritual26511.3
8) Don't know180.8
9) No answer120.5
TOTAL2348100.0
420) Can you speak a language other than English? (OTHLANG)
TOTAL%
1) Yes72330.8
2) No162369.1
8) Don't know20.1
TOTAL2348100.0
421) What other language(s) do you speak? First response (OTHLANG1)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL23484.38626
422) What other language(s) do you speak? Second response (OTHLANG2)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable219493.4
1) English40.2
2) Spanish291.2
3) Polish30.1
4) French200.9
5) Hebrew40.2
6) Russian20.1
7) Tagalog20.1
8) Chinese40.2
10) Italian60.3
11) Romanian10.0
12) German120.5
13) Pashtu10.0
15) Ukrainian20.1
16) Hungarian10.0
17) Turkish10.0
20) Navajo10.0
22) Arabic30.1
24) Serbian10.0
28) Gujarati30.1
30) Dari10.0
31) Slovak10.0
32) Japanese70.3
33) Portuguese60.3
35) Yiddish10.0
36) Creole20.1
37) Vietnamese10.0
38) Norwegian10.0
39) Malaysian20.1
40) Latin30.1
42) Hindi40.2
44) Swedish10.0
46) Sign language80.3
49) Ibo10.0
54) Greek10.0
61) Laotian10.0
71) Swahili10.0
73) Kannada10.0
77) Punjabi10.0
80) Bikol/Bicolano10.0
94) Patois10.0
97) Marathi10.0
132) Pima10.0
164) Oremagna10.0
165) Kaugel10.0
166) Sanskrit10.0
167) Hausa10.0
168) Aramaic10.0
998) Don't know10.0
TOTAL2348100.0
423) How well do you speak that language? (SPKLANG)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable162569.2
1) Very well26011.1
2) Well1817.7
3) Not well1928.2
4) Poorly/Hardly at all863.7
9) No answer40.2
TOTAL2348100.0
424) Which language do you speak more fluently? (BETRLANG)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable162369.1
1) Language 169029.4
2) Language 2311.3
8) Don't know30.1
9) No answer10.0
TOTAL2348100.0
425) Do you personally ever use a computer at home, at work or at some other location? (COMPUSE)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable78933.6
1) Yes124753.1
2) No31213.3
TOTAL2348100.0
426) Do you have access to the Internet or World Wide Web in your home through an Internet-enabled mobile device like a smart phone, PDA or BlackBerry? (WEBMOB)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable203686.7
1) Yes1767.5
2) No1355.7
8) Don't know10.0
TOTAL2348100.0
427) About how many minutes per week do you spend sending and answering electronic mail or e-mail? (EMAILMIN)
TOTAL%
-1) Not applicable92539.4
0) 0122352.1
1) 120.1
2) 240.2
3) 320.1
4) 420.1
5) 5190.8
10) 10341.4
15) 15220.9
20) 20180.8
30) 30823.5
35) 3510.0
36) 3610.0
40) 4020.1
44) 4410.0
45) 4550.2
50) 5010.0
98) Don't know30.1
99) No answer10.0
TOTAL2348100.0
428) About how many hours per week do you spend sending and answering electronic mail or e-mail? (EMAILHR)
TOTAL%
-1) Not applicable92539.4
0) 035615.2
1) 124710.5
2) 21556.6
3) 3783.3
4) 4522.2
5) 5662.8
6) 6351.5
7) 7451.9
8) 8220.9
9) 910.0
10) 10934.0
11) 1110.0
12) 12150.6
13) 1320.1
14) 14220.9
15) 15331.4
16) 1630.1
17) 1710.0
18) 1810.0
20) 20612.6
21) 2120.1
24) 2470.3
25) 25241.0
28) 2820.1
30) 30331.4
32) 3210.0
35) 3570.3
37) 3720.1
40) 40241.0
41) 4110.0
45) 4530.1
48) 4810.0
50) 5090.4
55) 5510.0
60) 6030.1
70) 7050.2
80) 8030.1
90) 9010.0
100) 10010.0
998) Don't know30.1
999) No answer10.0
TOTAL2348100.0
429) Other than for e-mail, do you ever use the Internet or World Wide Web? (USEWWW)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable216192.0
1) Yes1295.5
2) No572.4
9) No answer10.0
TOTAL2348100.0
430) Not counting e-mail, about how many hours per week do you use the web? (Include time you spend visiting regular web sites and time spent using interactive Internet services like chat rooms, Usenet groups, discussion forums, bulletin boards and the like) Hours per week? (WWWHR)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL23489.77448
431) Not counting e-mail, about how many minutes or hours per week do you use the web? (Include time you spend visiting regular web sites and time spent using interactive Internet services like chat rooms, Usenet groups, discussion forums, bulletin boards and the like) Minutes per week? (WWWMIN)
TOTAL%
-1) Not applicable98141.8
0) 0130755.7
2) 210.0
5) 540.2
10) 1060.3
15) 1570.3
20) 2050.2
30) 30301.3
45) 4510.0
55) 5510.0
98) Don't know40.2
99) No answer10.0
TOTAL2348100.0
432) How clean was the interior of the housing unit? (HUCLEAN)
TOTAL%
1) Very clean56624.1
2) Clean68429.1
3) So-so26311.2
4) Not very clean843.6
5) Dirty532.3
6) Interviewer never saw the interior of the respondent's housing unit38516.4
8) Don't know180.8
9) No answer29512.6
TOTAL2348100.0
433) How would you describe your work arrangement in your main job? (WRKTYPE)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable90038.3
1) Independent contractor/Consultant/Freelance worker1817.7
2) On-call, work only when called to work401.7
3) Paid by a temporary agency210.9
4) Work for a contractor who provides workers/services under contract512.2
5) Regular, permanent employee111547.5
8) Don't know80.3
9) No answer321.4
TOTAL2348100.0
434) How long have you worked in your present job for your current employer? (ARDA NOTE: .25 = less than 6 months; .75=6 to 11.9 months) (YEARSJOB)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL23485.67214
435) In your main job, are you salaried, paid by the hour, or what? (WAYPAID)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable90038.3
1) Salaried46319.7
2) Paid by the hour81134.5
4) Commission331.4
5) Self-employed140.6
6) Paid by the job301.3
8) Tips30.1
9) Piece work160.7
10) Paid by day451.9
11) Paid by percent60.3
12) Paid by contract60.3
99) No answer210.9
TOTAL2348100.0
436) Which of the following best describes your usual work schedule? (WRKSCHED)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable90038.3
1) Day shift103043.9
2) Afternoon shift672.9
3) Night shift1064.5
4) Split shift391.7
5) Irregular shift/on-call944.0
6) Rotating shifts803.4
8) Don't know40.2
9) No answer281.2
TOTAL2348100.0
437) How many days per month do you work extra hours beyond your usual schedule? (MOREDAYS)
TOTAL%
-1) Not applicable90038.3
0) 038316.3
1) 11114.7
2) 21787.6
3) 31305.5
4) 41295.5
5) 5964.1
6) 6220.9
7) 7200.9
8) 8321.4
9) 920.1
10) 10552.3
12) 12241.0
13) 1320.1
14) 1440.2
15) 15482.0
16) 1650.2
17) 1730.1
18) 1830.1
20) 20783.3
22) 2270.3
23) 2310.0
24) 2490.4
25) 25180.8
26) 2630.1
28) 2850.2
30) 30331.4
98) Don't know180.8
99) No answer291.2
TOTAL2348100.0
438) When you work extra hours on your main job, is it mandatory (required by your employer)? (MUSTWORK)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable90038.3
1) Yes38716.5
2) No102243.5
8) Don't know90.4
9) No answer301.3
TOTAL2348100.0
439) How often do you work at home as part of your job? (WRKHOME)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable90038.3
1) Never86536.8
2) A few times a year934.0
3) About once a month873.7
4) About once a week1195.1
5) More than once a week1576.7
6) Worker works mainly at home974.1
8) Don't know10.0
9) No answer291.2
TOTAL2348100.0
440) Is it usually because you want to, you have to in order to keep up with your job, or for some other reason? (WHYWKHME)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable90038.3
1) Worker wants to work at home1717.3
2) Worker has to work at home to keep up with job2008.5
3) Worker is operating home-based business763.2
4) Other combinations and other reasons1024.3
8) Don't know30.1
9) No answer89638.2
TOTAL2348100.0
441) How hard is it to take time off during your work to take care of personal or family matters? (FAMWKOFF)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable90038.3
1) Not at all hard59825.5
2) Not too hard45019.2
3) Somewhat hard24010.2
4) Very hard1265.4
8) Don't know50.2
9) No answer291.2
TOTAL2348100.0
442) How often do the demands of your job interfere with your family life? (WKVSFAM)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable90038.3
1) Often1857.9
2) Sometimes42918.3
3) Rarely47920.4
4) Never32413.8
8) Don't know20.1
9) No answer291.2
TOTAL2348100.0
443) How often do the demands of your family interfere with your work on the job? (FAMVSWK)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable90038.3
1) Often592.5
2) Sometimes31313.3
3) Rarely62026.4
4) Never42418.1
8) Don't know20.1
9) No answer301.3
TOTAL2348100.0
444) After an average work day, about how many hours do you have to relax or pursue activities that you enjoy? (HRSRELAX)
TOTAL%
-1) Not applicable90038.3
0) 0903.8
1) 11436.1
2) 227811.8
3) 32219.4
4) 426811.4
5) 51717.3
6) 6843.6
7) 7231.0
8) 8743.2
9) 950.2
10) 10160.7
11) 1130.1
12) 12100.4
14) 1440.2
15) 1530.1
16) 1630.1
17) 1710.0
18) 1810.0
20) 2050.2
21) 2110.0
24) 2410.0
98) Don't know130.6
99) No answer301.3
TOTAL2348100.0
445) Do you have any jobs besides your main job or do any other work for pay? (SECONDWK)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable90038.3
1) Yes26111.1
2) No115449.1
8) Don't know20.1
9) No answer311.3
TOTAL2348100.0
446) Now I'm going to read you a list of statements that might or might not describe your main job. Please tell me whether you strongly agree, agree, disagree, or strongly disagree with each of these statements. My job requires that I keep learning new things (LEARNNEW)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable90038.3
1) Strongly Agree59925.5
2) Agree64327.4
3) Disagree1395.9
4) Strongly disagree341.4
8) Don't know20.1
9) No answer311.3
TOTAL2348100.0
447) My job requires that I work very fast (WORKFAST)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable90038.3
1) Strongly agree31813.5
2) Agree63927.2
3) Disagree41417.6
4) Strongly disagree431.8
8) Don't know20.1
9) No answer321.4
TOTAL2348100.0
448) I get to do a number of different things on my job (WORKDIFF)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable90038.3
1) Strongly agree49721.2
2) Agree76132.4
3) Disagree1345.7
4) Strongly disagree220.9
8) Don't know20.1
9) No answer321.4
TOTAL2348100.0
449) I have too much work to do everything well (OVERWORK)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable90038.3
1) Strongly agree1275.4
2) Agree36915.7
3) Disagree78633.5
4) Strongly disagree1315.6
8) Don't know50.2
9) No answer301.3
TOTAL2348100.0
450) On my job, I know exactly what is expected of me (KNOWWHAT)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable90038.3
1) Strongly agree51421.9
2) Agree83235.4
3) Disagree602.6
4) Strongly disagree70.3
8) Don't know40.2
9) No answer311.3
TOTAL2348100.0
451) My job lets me use my skills and abilities (MYSKILLS)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable90038.3
1) Strongly agree51021.7
2) Agree80134.1
3) Disagree863.7
4) Strongly disagree180.8
8) Don't know30.1
9) No answer301.3
TOTAL2348100.0
452) At the place where I work, I am treated with respect (RESPECT)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable90038.3
1) Strongly agree47820.4
2) Agree81534.7
3) Disagree1014.3
4) Strongly disagree180.8
8) Don't know30.1
9) No answer331.4
TOTAL2348100.0
453) I trust the management at the place where I work (TRUSTMAN)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable90038.3
1) Strongly agree35515.1
2) Agree78433.4
3) Disagree2159.2
4) Strongly disagree512.2
8) Don't know120.5
9) No answer311.3
TOTAL2348100.0
454) The safety of workers is a high priority with management where I work (SAFETYWK)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable90038.3
1) Strongly agree54723.3
2) Agree73431.3
3) Disagree1064.5
4) Strongly disagree180.8
8) Don't know90.4
9) No answer341.4
TOTAL2348100.0
455) There are no significant compromises or shortcuts taken when worker safety is at stake (SAFEFRST)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable90038.3
1) Strongly agree54223.1
2) Agree72530.9
3) Disagree1195.1
4) Strongly disagree130.6
8) Don't know140.6
9) No answer351.5
TOTAL2348100.0
456) Where I work, employees and management work together to ensure the safest possible working conditions (TEAMSAFE)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable90038.3
1) Strongly agree46419.8
2) Agree81234.6
3) Disagree1074.6
4) Strongly disagree160.7
8) Don't know160.7
9) No answer331.4
TOTAL2348100.0
457) The safety and health conditions where I work are good (SAFEHLTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable90038.3
1) Strongly agree47320.1
2) Agree86336.8
3) Disagree703.0
4) Strongly disagree70.3
8) Don't know40.2
9) No answer311.3
TOTAL2348100.0
458) I am proud to be working for my employer (PROUDEMP)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable90038.3
1) Strongly agree45919.5
2) Agree85236.3
3) Disagree813.4
4) Strongly disagree150.6
8) Don't know70.3
9) No answer341.4
TOTAL2348100.0
459) Conditions on my job allow me to be about as productive as I could be (PRODCTIV)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable90038.3
1) Strongly agree33714.4
2) Agree90838.7
3) Disagree1546.6
4) Strongly disagree140.6
8) Don't know40.2
9) No answer311.3
TOTAL2348100.0
460) The place where I work is run in a smooth and effective manner (WKSMOOTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable90038.3
1) Strongly agree23510.0
2) Agree84936.2
3) Disagree27811.8
4) Strongly disagree492.1
8) Don't know50.2
9) No answer321.4
TOTAL2348100.0
461) Workers need strong trade unions to protect their interests (TRDUNION)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable90038.3
1) Strongly agree1406.0
2) Agree57224.4
3) Disagree53422.7
4) Strongly disagree893.8
8) Don't know783.3
9) No answer351.5
TOTAL2348100.0
462) In your job, do you normally work as part of a team, or do you mostly work on your own? (PARTTEAM)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable90038.3
1) Yes, I work as part of a team76032.4
2) No, I work mostly on my own65027.7
8) Don't know70.3
9) No answer311.3
TOTAL2348100.0
463) In your job, how often do you take part with others in making decisions that affect you? (WKDECIDE)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable90038.3
1) Often51221.8
2) Sometimes55323.6
3) Rarely2299.8
4) Never1185.0
8) Don't know40.2
9) No answer321.4
TOTAL2348100.0
464) How often are there not enough people or staff to get all the work done? (TOOFEWWK)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable90038.3
1) Often35815.2
2) Sometimes50521.5
3) Rarely36615.6
4) Never1797.6
8) Don't know90.4
9) No answer311.3
TOTAL2348100.0
465) Now I'm going to read you another list of statements about your main job. For each, please tell me if the statement is very true, somewhat true, not too true, or not at all true with respect to the work you do. The chances for promotion are good (PROMTEOK)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable90038.3
1) Very true29512.6
2) Somewhat true53422.7
3) Not too true32914.0
4) Not at all true23810.1
8) Don't know170.7
9) No answer351.5
TOTAL2348100.0
466) I have an opportunity to develop my own special abilities (OPDEVEL)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable90038.3
1) Very true52122.2
2) Somewhat true62526.6
3) Not too true1948.3
4) Not at all true692.9
8) Don't know80.3
9) No answer311.3
TOTAL2348100.0
467) I receive enough help and equipment to get the job done (HLPEQUIP)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable90038.3
1) Very true67928.9
2) Somewhat true56724.1
3) Not too true1285.5
4) Not at all true391.7
8) Don't know40.2
9) No answer311.3
TOTAL2348100.0
468) I have enough information to get the job done (HAVEINFO)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable90038.3
1) Very true80934.5
2) Somewhat true52722.4
3) Not too true622.6
4) Not at all true150.6
8) Don't know30.1
9) No answer321.4
TOTAL2348100.0
469) I am given a lot of freedom to decide how to do my own work (WKFREEDM)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable90038.3
1) Very true79433.8
2) Somewhat true45419.3
3) Not too true1164.9
4) Not at all true492.1
8) Don't know30.1
9) No answer321.4
TOTAL2348100.0
470) My fringe benefits are good (FRINGEOK)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable90038.3
1) Very true53622.8
2) Somewhat true52022.1
3) Not too true1566.6
4) Not at all true1767.5
8) Don't know261.1
9) No answer341.4
TOTAL2348100.0
471) My supervisor is concerned with the welfare of those under him or her (SUPCARES)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable90038.3
1) Very true71530.5
2) Somewhat true46119.6
3) Not too true1375.8
4) Not at all true703.0
8) Don't know271.1
9) No answer381.6
TOTAL2348100.0
472) I am free from the conflicting demands that other people make of me (CONDEMND)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable90038.3
1) Very true40017.0
2) Somewhat true65327.8
3) Not too true25911.0
4) Not at all true773.3
8) Don't know241.0
9) No answer351.5
TOTAL2348100.0
473) Promotions are handled fairly (PROMTEFR)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable90038.3
1) Very true44418.9
2) Somewhat true56624.1
3) Not too true1787.6
4) Not at all true1295.5
8) Don't know883.7
9) No answer431.8
TOTAL2348100.0
474) The people I work with take a personal interest in me (COWRKINT)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable90038.3
1) Very true58825.0
2) Somewhat true62126.4
3) Not too true1315.6
4) Not at all true612.6
8) Don't know120.5
9) No answer351.5
TOTAL2348100.0
475) The job security is good (JOBSECOK)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable90038.3
1) Very true85936.6
2) Somewhat true41217.5
3) Not too true893.8
4) Not at all true451.9
8) Don't know80.3
9) No answer351.5
TOTAL2348100.0
476) My supervisor is helpful to me in getting the job done (SUPHELP)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable90038.3
1) Very true72230.7
2) Somewhat true48920.8
3) Not too true1315.6
4) Not at all true431.8
8) Don't know251.1
9) No answer381.6
TOTAL2348100.0
477) I have enough time to get the job done (WRKTIME)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable90038.3
1) Very true61526.2
2) Somewhat true56724.1
3) Not too true1677.1
4) Not at all true602.6
8) Don't know50.2
9) No answer341.4
TOTAL2348100.0
478) The people I work with can be relied on when I need help (COWRKHLP)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable90038.3
1) Very true73131.1
2) Somewhat true53822.9
3) Not too true944.0
4) Not at all true381.6
8) Don't know120.5
9) No answer351.5
TOTAL2348100.0
479) In general, how would you describe relations in your work place between management and employees? (MANVSEMP)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable90038.3
1) Very good47420.2
2) Quite good51421.9
3) Neither good nor bad29512.6
4) Quite bad994.2
5) Very bad160.7
8) Don't know130.6
9) No answer371.6
TOTAL2348100.0
480) Does your job require you to do repeated lifting, pushing, pulling or bending? (HVYLIFT)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable90038.3
1) Yes72230.7
2) No69029.4
8) Don't know50.2
9) No answer311.3
TOTAL2348100.0
481) Does your job regularly require you to perform repetitive or forceful hand movements or involve awkward postures? (HANDMOVE)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable90038.3
1) Yes69629.6
2) No71730.5
8) Don't know50.2
9) No answer301.3
TOTAL2348100.0
482) When you do your job well, are you likely to be praised by your supervisor or employer? (WKPRAISE)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable90038.3
1) Yes76532.6
2) Maybe41817.8
3) No2159.2
8) Don't know140.6
9) No answer361.5
TOTAL2348100.0
483) How fair is what you earn on your job in comparison to others doing the same type of work you do? (FAIREARN)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable90038.3
1) Much less than you deserve1677.1
2) Somewhat less than you deserve37816.1
3) About as much as you deserve71030.2
4) Somewhat more than you deserve1164.9
5) Much more than you deserve220.9
8) Don't know180.8
9) No answer371.6
TOTAL2348100.0
484) Do you feel that the income from your job alone is enough to meet your family's usual monthly expenses and bills? (RINCBLLS)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable90038.3
1) Yes71330.4
2) No69329.5
8) Don't know70.3
9) No answer351.5
TOTAL2348100.0
485) Were you laid off your main job at any time in the last year? (LAIDOFF)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable90038.3
1) Yes672.9
2) No134657.3
8) Don't know40.2
9) No answer311.3
TOTAL2348100.0
486) How easy would it be for you to find a job with another employer with approximately the same income and fringe benefits as you have now? (JOBFIND1)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable90038.3
1) Very easy to find similar job34114.5
2) Somewhat easy to find similar job59225.2
3) Not easy at all to find similar job46920.0
8) Don't know140.6
9) No answer321.4
TOTAL2348100.0
487) Taking everything into consideration, how likely is it you will make a genuine effort to find a new job with another employer within the next year? (TRYNEWJB)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable90038.3
1) Very likely24610.5
2) Somewhat likely35315.0
3) Not at all likely81434.7
8) Don't know30.1
9) No answer321.4
TOTAL2348100.0
488) Do you feel in any way discriminated against on your job because of your age? (WKAGEISM)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable90038.3
1) Yes1255.3
2) No128754.8
8) Don't know40.2
9) No answer321.4
TOTAL2348100.0
489) Do you feel in any way discriminated against on your job because of your race or ethnic origin? (WKRACISM)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable90038.3
1) Yes803.4
2) No133056.6
8) Don't know60.3
9) No answer321.4
TOTAL2348100.0
490) Do you feel in any way discriminated against on your job because of your gender? (WKSEXISM)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable90038.3
1) Yes954.0
2) No131556.0
8) Don't know60.3
9) No answer321.4
TOTAL2348100.0
491) In the last 12 months, were you sexually harassed by anyone while you were on the job? (WKHARSEX)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable90038.3
1) Yes482.0
2) No136258.0
8) Don't know30.1
9) No answer351.5
TOTAL2348100.0
492) In the last 12 months, were you threatened or harassed in any other way by anyone while you were on the job? (WKHAROTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable90038.3
1) Yes1205.1
2) No129054.9
8) Don't know40.2
9) No answer341.4
TOTAL2348100.0
493) Would you say that in general your health is excellent, very good, good, fair, or poor? (HEALTH1)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable90038.3
1) Excellent29212.4
2) Very good44919.1
3) Good44018.7
4) Fair2078.8
5) Poor271.1
8) Don't know30.1
9) No answer301.3
TOTAL2348100.0
494) Now thinking about your physical health, which includes physical illness and injury, for how many days during the past 30 days was your physical health not good? (PHYSHLTH)
TOTAL%
-1) Not applicable90038.3
0) 088437.6
1) 1823.5
2) 21295.5
3) 3602.6
4) 4301.3
5) 5522.2
6) 640.2
7) 7341.4
8) 850.2
10) 10331.4
12) 1250.2
13) 1310.0
14) 14120.5
15) 15170.7
16) 1610.0
18) 1810.0
20) 2090.4
21) 2140.2
25) 2530.1
27) 2710.0
30) 30421.8
98) Don't know70.3
99) No answer321.4
TOTAL2348100.0
495) Now thinking about your mental health, which includes stress, depression, and problems with emotions, for how many days during the past 30 days was your mental health not good? (MNTLHLTH)
TOTAL%
-1) Not applicable90038.3
0) 078833.6
1) 1763.2
2) 21074.6
3) 3853.6
4) 4321.4
5) 5753.2
6) 690.4
7) 7261.1
8) 860.3
9) 910.0
10) 10602.6
11) 1110.0
12) 1250.2
14) 14130.6
15) 15411.7
16) 1620.1
18) 1810.0
20) 20190.8
22) 2220.1
25) 2570.3
29) 2910.0
30) 30512.2
98) Don't know70.3
99) No answer331.4
TOTAL2348100.0
496) During the past 30 days, for about how many days did your poor physical or mental health keep you from doing your usual activities, such as self-care, work, or recreation? (HLTHDAYS)
TOTAL%
-1) Not applicable90038.3
0) 0105845.1
1) 1652.8
2) 2753.2
3) 3381.6
4) 4190.8
5) 5381.6
6) 630.1
7) 7241.0
8) 840.2
9) 920.1
10) 10261.1
12) 1230.1
14) 1460.3
15) 15210.9
20) 2090.4
22) 2210.0
25) 2530.1
27) 2710.0
30) 30140.6
98) Don't know40.2
99) No answer341.4
TOTAL2348100.0
497) How often during the past month have you felt used up at the end of the day? (USEDUP)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable90038.3
1) Very often2078.8
2) Often31213.3
3) Sometimes50321.4
4) Rarely27911.9
5) Never1134.8
8) Don't know10.0
9) No answer331.4
TOTAL2348100.0
498) In the past 12 months, have you had back pain every day for a week or more? (BACKPAIN)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable90038.3
1) Yes37816.1
2) No103644.1
9) No answer341.4
TOTAL2348100.0
499) In the past 12 months, have you had pain in the hands, wrists, arms, or shoulders every day for a week or more? (PAINARMS)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable90038.3
1) Yes40617.3
2) No100842.9
9) No answer341.4
TOTAL2348100.0
500) In the past 12 months, how many times have you been injured on the job? (HURTATWK)
TOTAL%
-1) Not applicable90038.3
0) 0127254.2
1) 1793.4
2) 2341.4
3) 360.3
5) 550.2
6) 640.2
7) 7 or more100.4
8) Don't know50.2
9) No answer331.4
TOTAL2348100.0
501) My supervisor treats me fairly (SPVTRFAIR)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable90038.3
1) Very true84836.1
2) Somewhat true43818.7
3) Not too true672.9
4) Not at all true331.4
8) Don't know220.9
9) No answer401.7
TOTAL2348100.0
502) Do you have access to stress management or stress reduction programs at your current workplace? (STRREDPG)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable90038.3
1) Yes51121.8
2) No84736.1
8) Don't know572.4
9) No answer331.4
TOTAL2348100.0
503) Please rate the overall physical effort at the job you normally do (PHYEFFRT)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable90038.3
1) Very hard1054.5
2) Hard1546.6
3) Somewhat hard43118.4
4) Fairly light33314.2
5) Very light39016.6
8) Don't know50.2
9) No answer301.3
TOTAL2348100.0
504) During the past 12 months, how often have you had trouble going to sleep or staying asleep? (SLPPRBLM)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable90038.3
1) Often31613.5
2) Sometimes50521.5
3) Rarely39516.8
4) Never2018.6
8) Don't know10.0
9) No answer301.3
TOTAL2348100.0
505) All in all, how satisfied would you say you are with your job? (SATJOB1)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable90038.3
1) Very satisfied68929.3
2) Somewhat satisfied59625.4
3) Not too satisfied1014.3
4) Not at all satisfied271.1
8) Don't know20.1
9) No answer331.4
TOTAL2348100.0
506) How far in advance do you usually know what days and hours you will need to work? (KNOWSCHD)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable90038.3
1) One week or less59925.5
2) Between 1 and 2 weeks1837.8
3) Between 3 and 4 weeks853.6
4) 4 weeks or more53122.6
8) Don't know200.9
9) No answer301.3
TOTAL2348100.0
507) During a typical week, about what percentage of your total time at work would you normally spend using different types of electronic technologies (such as computers, tablets, smart phones, cash registers, scanners, GPS devices, robotic devices, and so on)? (USETECH)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL234848.082125
508) In the past 12 months, have you participated in any of these stress management or stress reduction programs? (STRESS12)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable90038.3
1) Yes813.4
2) No42918.3
9) No answer93839.9
TOTAL2348100.0
509) Now I would like to ask you some questions about general health conditions. Has a doctor, nurse, or other health professional EVER told you that you had hypertension or high blood pressure? (HYPERTEN)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable90038.3
1) Yes39516.8
2) No101643.3
8) Don't know20.1
9) No answer351.5
TOTAL2348100.0
510) Has a doctor, nurse, or other health professional EVER told you that you had arthritis or rheumatism? (ARTHRTIS)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable90038.3
1) Yes24210.3
2) No117049.8
8) Don't know30.1
9) No answer331.4
TOTAL2348100.0
511) Has a doctor, nurse, or other health professional EVER told you that you had diabetes or high blood sugar? (DIABETES)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable90038.3
1) Yes1536.5
2) No126053.7
8) Don't know20.1
9) No answer331.4
TOTAL2348100.0
512) Has a doctor, nurse, or other health professional EVER told you that you had depression? (DEPRESS)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable90038.3
1) Yes27111.5
2) No114348.7
8) Don't know10.0
9) No answer331.4
TOTAL2348100.0
513) About how much do you weigh without shoes? (WEIGHT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL2348136.14176
514) About how tall are you without shoes? (HEIGHT)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable90038.3
48) 4810.0
55) 5510.0
56) 5620.1
57) 5710.0
58) 5820.1
59) 59150.6
60) 60331.4
61) 61381.6
62) 62934.0
63) 631024.3
64) 641355.7
65) 651154.9
66) 661215.2
67) 671164.9
68) 681004.3
69) 69964.1
70) 70944.0
71) 71923.9
72) 721024.3
73) 73562.4
74) 74431.8
75) 75170.7
76) 76130.6
77) 7780.3
78) 7820.1
79) 7910.0
80) 8020.1
81) 8110.0
98) Don't know90.4
99) No answer371.6
TOTAL2348100.0
515) During the past week, about what percentage of time did you not work as hard as you should have? (NTWKHARD)
TOTAL%
-1) Not applicable90038.3
0) 046319.7
.5) 10.0
1) 1180.8
1.5) 1.510.0
2) 2331.4
2.5) 2.530.1
3) 3180.8
3.5) 3.520.1
4) 4170.7
4.5) 4.510.0
5) 51124.8
7.5) 7.520.1
8) 850.2
9) 910.0
10) 1026811.4
12) 1210.0
12.5) 12.520.1
13) 1310.0
14) 1410.0
15) 15361.5
17) 1710.0
17.5) 17.510.0
18) 1810.0
20) 201195.1
25) 25582.5
30) 30602.6
35) 3530.1
40) 40401.7
50) 50472.0
60) 60110.5
65) 6520.1
70) 70160.7
75) 75130.6
80) 8050.2
85) 8520.1
90) 9060.3
100) 100150.6
998) Don't know231.0
999) No answer391.7
TOTAL2348100.0
516) During the past 30 days, about how many days did you miss work due to your mental or physical health? (MISSWORK)
TOTAL%
-1) Not applicable90038.3
0) 0115049.0
1) 1964.1
2) 2642.7
3) 3251.1
4) 4140.6
5) 5180.8
6) 620.1
7) 7150.6
8) 830.1
10) 1080.3
14) 1420.1
15) 1510.0
20) 2020.1
21) 2110.0
30) 30100.4
98) Don't know40.2
99) No answer331.4
TOTAL2348100.0
517) If you were asked to rate your overall life from 0-10, where 10 represents the best possible state and 0 represents the worst possible state, how would you rate your life today? (LIFENOW)
TOTAL%
-1) Not applicable90038.3
0) Worst possible state40.2
1) 150.2
2) 240.2
3) 3120.5
4) 4311.3
5) 51235.2
6) 61345.7
7) 735515.1
8) 842718.2
9) 91878.0
10) Best possible state1315.6
98) Don't know20.1
99) No answer331.4
TOTAL2348100.0
518) If you were asked to rate your overall life from 0-10, where 10 represents the best possible state and 0 represents the worst possible state, how do you think you would rate your life five years from today? (LIFEIN5)
TOTAL%
-1) Not applicable90038.3
0) Worst possible state10.0
1) 130.1
2) 250.2
3) 3150.6
4) 4200.9
5) 5532.3
6) 6482.0
7) 71566.6
8) 835915.3
9) 935815.2
10) Best possible state37115.8
98) Don't know231.0
99) No answer361.5
TOTAL2348100.0
519) In your day-to-day life how often have any of the following things happened to you? You are treated with less courtesy or respect than other people (DISRSPCT)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable77433.0
1) Almost every day1225.2
2) At least once a week1998.5
3) A few times a month2339.9
4) A few times a year39917.0
5) Less than once a year27011.5
6) Never33814.4
8) Don't know60.3
9) No answer70.3
TOTAL2348100.0
520) You receive poorer service than other people at restaurants or stores (POORSERV)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable77433.0
1) Almost every day160.7
2) At least once a week723.1
3) A few times a month1586.7
4) A few times a year40817.4
5) Less than once a year37516.0
6) Never53122.6
8) Don't know80.3
9) No answer60.3
TOTAL2348100.0
521) People act as if they think you are not smart (NOTSMART)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable77433.0
1) Almost every day1054.5
2) At least once a week954.0
3) A few times a month1416.0
4) A few times a year37315.9
5) Less than once a year34314.6
6) Never49821.2
8) Don't know130.6
9) No answer60.3
TOTAL2348100.0
522) People act as if they are afraid of you (AFRAIDOF)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable77433.0
1) Almost every day622.6
2) At least once a week612.6
3) A few times a month1054.5
4) A few times a year2078.8
5) Less than once a year23810.1
6) Never89137.9
8) Don't know50.2
9) No answer50.2
TOTAL2348100.0
523) You are threatened or harassed (THREATEN)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable77433.0
1) Almost every day140.6
2) At least once a week301.3
3) A few times a month391.7
4) A few times a year1556.6
5) Less than once a year34414.7
6) Never98241.8
8) Don't know50.2
9) No answer50.2
TOTAL2348100.0
524) In general, would you say your quality of life is... (QUALLIFE)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent47920.4
2) Very good95040.5
3) Good64027.3
4) Fair2249.5
5) Poor371.6
8) Don't know20.1
9) No answer160.7
TOTAL2348100.0
525) In general, how would you rate your physical health? (HLTHPHYS)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent37816.1
2) Very good64727.6
3) Good77733.1
4) Fair43118.4
5) Poor964.1
8) Don't know30.1
9) No answer160.7
TOTAL2348100.0
526) In general, how would you rate your mental health, including your mood and your ability to think? (HLTHMNTL)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent47820.4
2) Very good90538.5
3) Good67128.6
4) Fair2329.9
5) Poor431.8
8) Don't know30.1
9) No answer160.7
TOTAL2348100.0
527) In general, how would you rate your satisfaction with your social activities and relationships? (SATSOC)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent34614.7
2) Very good83235.4
3) Good75832.3
4) Fair30913.2
5) Poor823.5
8) Don't know50.2
9) No answer160.7
TOTAL2348100.0
528) In general, please rate how well you carry out your usual social activities and roles. (This includes activities at home, at work and in your community, and responsibilities as a parent, child, spouse, employee, friend, etc.) (ACTSSOC)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent31513.4
2) Very good104944.7
3) Good74331.6
4) Fair1777.5
5) Poor411.7
8) Don't know60.3
9) No answer170.7
TOTAL2348100.0
529) To what extent are you able to carry out your everyday physical activities such as walking, climbing stairs, carrying groceries, or moving a chair? (PHYSACTS)
TOTAL%
1) Completely149963.8
2) Mostly40717.3
3) Moderately27611.8
4) A little1295.5
5) Not at all180.8
8) Don't know20.1
9) No answer170.7
TOTAL2348100.0
530) In the past seven days, how often have you been bothered by emotional problems such as feeling anxious, depressed or irritable? (EMOPROBS)
TOTAL%
1) Never72731.0
2) Rarely68629.2
3) Sometimes60125.6
4) Often23410.0
5) [ARDA Note: Unknown code]813.4
8) Don't know20.1
9) No answer170.7
TOTAL2348100.0
531) In the past seven days, how would you rate your fatigue on average? (FATIGUE)
TOTAL%
1) None40917.4
2) Mild89838.2
3) Moderate79533.9
4) Severe1847.8
5) Very severe371.6
8) Don't know70.3
9) No answer180.8
TOTAL2348100.0
532) On a scale from 0 to 10, with 0 meaning no pain and 10 being the worst imaginable pain, how would you rate your pain on average? (RATEPAIN)
TOTAL%
0) No pain56924.2
1) 135315.0
2) 231213.3
3) 329512.6
4) 41938.2
5) 52048.7
6) 61436.1
7) 71406.0
8) 8682.9
9) 9281.2
10) The worst imaginable pain231.0
98) Don't know30.1
99) No answer170.7
TOTAL2348100.0
533) [Women only] Leaving aside what you think of abortion for yourself, do you think a woman should continue to be able to have an abortion legally or not, or would you say it depends? (ABFELEGL)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable105244.8
1) Should48120.5
2) Should not1938.2
3) It depends58124.7
8) Don't know90.4
9) No answer321.4
TOTAL2348100.0
534) [Men only] Leaving aside what you think of abortion for those close to you, do you think a woman should continue to be able to have an abortion legally or not or would you say it depends? (ABMELEGL)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable129655.2
1) Should42318.0
2) Should not1345.7
3) It depends46419.8
8) Don't know90.4
9) No answer220.9
TOTAL2348100.0
535) Leaving aside whether or not you think abortion should be legal, are you morally opposed to abortion or not, or would you say it depends? (ABMORAL)
TOTAL%
1) Morally opposed66028.1
2) Not morally opposed63226.9
3) It depends99542.4
8) Don't know120.5
9) No answer492.1
TOTAL2348100.0
536) Here in [CURRENT STATE], how easy or hard do you think it is for a woman to get an abortion? (ABSTATE1)
TOTAL%
1) Very easy36715.6
2) Easy67128.6
3) Neither easy nor hard51822.1
4) Hard2179.2
5) Very hard833.5
8) Don't know44218.8
9) No answer502.1
TOTAL2348100.0
537) Here in [CURRENT STATE], do you think that laws should be changed to make it easier for a woman to get an abortion, be changed to make it harder for a woman to get an abortion, or should the laws stay as they are now? (ABSTATE2)
TOTAL%
1) Make it easier40317.2
2) Make it harder61026.0
3) Stay as they are now104644.5
8) Don't know23510.0
9) No answer542.3
TOTAL2348100.0
538) If a close family member or friend decided to have an abortion, which of the following kinds of help, if any, would you give if you were able? Help with arrangements, like a ride or childcare (ABHELP1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes159067.7
2) No63327.0
8) Don't know622.6
9) No answer632.7
TOTAL2348100.0
539) If a close family member or friend decided to have an abortion, which of the following kinds of help, if any, would you give if you were able? Help paying for the abortion (ABHELP2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes65627.9
2) No157667.1
8) Don't know592.5
9) No answer572.4
TOTAL2348100.0
540) If a close family member or friend decided to have an abortion, which of the following kinds of help, if any, would you give if you were able? Help paying for costs other than the abortion, like for a ride or hotel if she needs to stay overnight (ABHELP3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes126153.7
2) No98141.8
8) Don't know472.0
9) No answer592.5
TOTAL2348100.0
541) If a close family member or friend decided to have an abortion, which of the following kinds of help, if any, would you give if you were able? Help by providing emotional support (ABHELP4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes199284.8
2) No27811.8
8) Don't know231.0
9) No answer552.3
TOTAL2348100.0
542) Which of these statements comes closer to your view about what information a woman should have when she makes a decision about whether to have an abortion? (ABMEDGOV1)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable116049.4
1) A woman and her medical professional should decide104344.4
2) The government should decide883.7
8) Don't know291.2
9) No answer281.2
TOTAL2348100.0
543) Which of these statements comes closer to your view about what information a woman should have when she makes a decision about childbirth? (ABMEDGOV2)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable118850.6
1) A woman and her medical professional should decide105444.9
2) The government should decide572.4
8) Don't know190.8
9) No answer301.3
TOTAL2348100.0
544) People use their health insurance to help cover the cost of receiving health care. Do you think people should be able to use their health insurance to help cover the cost of receiving an abortion? (ABINSPAY)
TOTAL%
1) People should be able107745.9
2) People should not be able106845.5
8) Don't know1375.8
9) No answer662.8
TOTAL2348100.0
545) Please tell me how much you agree or disagree with the following statements: In my everyday life, I take notice of the natural elements around me (trees, water, wildlife, etc.) (NATNOTICE)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117550.0
1) Strongly agree81534.7
2) Somewhat agree30312.9
3) Somewhat disagree200.9
4) Strongly disagree80.3
8) Don't know60.3
9) No answer210.9
TOTAL2348100.0
546) I have views of nature (trees, lawns, gardens, water, etc.) when I am home (NATVIEWS)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117550.0
1) Strongly agree78133.3
2) Somewhat agree27511.7
3) Somewhat disagree582.5
4) Strongly disagree321.4
8) Don't know60.3
9) No answer210.9
TOTAL2348100.0
547) I have easy access to natural environments, such as public parks, gardens or trails (NATACCESS)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117550.0
1) Strongly agree88537.7
2) Somewhat agree2149.1
3) Somewhat disagree301.3
4) Strongly disagree160.7
8) Don't know40.2
9) No answer241.0
TOTAL2348100.0
548) Usually, I spend time in natural environments, such as public parks, gardens or trails, at least once a week (NATTIME)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117550.0
1) Strongly agree40817.4
2) Somewhat agree34714.8
3) Somewhat disagree25110.7
4) Strongly disagree1416.0
8) Don't know20.1
9) No answer241.0
TOTAL2348100.0
549) I am satisfied with my day to day experience of nature (NATSAT)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117550.0
1) Strongly agree62926.8
2) Somewhat agree37015.8
3) Somewhat disagree1154.9
4) Strongly disagree321.4
8) Don't know40.2
9) No answer231.0
TOTAL2348100.0
550) I am satisfied with my day to day experience of nature. Natural environments are peaceful and relaxing (NATRELAX)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117550.0
1) Strongly agree97541.5
2) Somewhat agree1556.6
3) Somewhat disagree70.3
4) Strongly disagree90.4
8) Don't know40.2
9) No answer231.0
TOTAL2348100.0
551) Natural environments are a good place for physical activity, such as walking, cycling, sports, etc. (NATACTIVE)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117550.0
1) Strongly agree103844.2
2) Somewhat agree1024.3
3) Somewhat disagree10.0
4) Strongly disagree50.2
8) Don't know40.2
9) No answer231.0
TOTAL2348100.0
552) Natural environments are a good place to meet others from the local community (NATMEET)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117550.0
1) Strongly agree68729.3
2) Somewhat agree39216.7
3) Somewhat disagree532.3
4) Strongly disagree100.4
8) Don't know90.4
9) No answer220.9
TOTAL2348100.0
553) I spend as much time as I would like in natural environments (NATTIMEOK)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117550.0
1) Strongly agree39316.7
2) Somewhat agree36515.5
3) Somewhat disagree29212.4
4) Strongly disagree964.1
8) Don't know40.2
9) No answer231.0
TOTAL2348100.0
554) There is a lack of interesting activities in natural environments (NATLACK)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117550.0
1) Strongly agree984.2
2) Somewhat agree2249.5
3) Somewhat disagree37516.0
4) Strongly disagree43718.6
8) Don't know160.7
9) No answer231.0
TOTAL2348100.0
555) How many pets does your family have? By family, we mean members of your family with whom you currently live (NUMPETS)
TOTAL%
-1) Not applicable117550.0
0) No pets47420.2
1) 128812.3
2) 21596.8
3) 3823.5
4) 4451.9
5) 5291.2
6) 6140.6
7) 780.3
8) 850.2
9) 950.2
10) 1040.2
11) 1170.3
12) 1250.2
13) 1330.1
14) 1410.0
15) 1530.1
17) 1710.0
18) 1810.0
19) 1910.0
20) 20 or more pets120.5
98) Don't know10.0
99) No answer251.1
TOTAL2348100.0
556) Why doesn't your family have a pet? Please choose the most important reason (WHYNOPET)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable184878.7
1) No interest954.0
2) Too expensive281.2
3) Too much time or work to care for pet1586.7
4) Allergies (own or another household member)391.7
5) Health risks140.6
6) Residential restrictions582.5
7) Pet died371.6
8) Away too much, travelling, working, or both200.9
9) Other251.1
99) No answer261.1
TOTAL2348100.0
557) Did your family have a pet 5 years ago? (PETB4)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117550.0
1) Yes76532.6
2) No38516.4
8) Don't know20.1
9) No answer210.9
TOTAL2348100.0
558) What kind of pet(s) does your family have? Dog (DOG)
TOTAL%
-1) Not applicable164970.2
0) Does not have1697.2
1) Has50421.5
9) No answer261.1
TOTAL2348100.0
559) What kind of pet(s) does your family have? Cat (CAT)
TOTAL%
-1) Not applicable164970.2
0) Does not have40217.1
1) Has27111.5
9) No answer261.1
TOTAL2348100.0
560) What kind of pet(s) does your family have? A small mammal (rabbit, gerbil, hamster) (SMAMMAL)
TOTAL%
-1) Not applicable164970.2
0) Does not have63727.1
1) Has361.5
9) No answer261.1
TOTAL2348100.0
561) What kind of pet(s) does your family have? Bird (BIRD)
TOTAL%
-1) Not applicable164970.2
0) Does not have63427.0
1) Has391.7
9) No answer261.1
TOTAL2348100.0
562) What kind of pet(s) does your family have? Fish (FISH)
TOTAL%
-1) Not applicable164970.2
0) Does not have63327.0
1) Has401.7
9) No answer261.1
TOTAL2348100.0
563) What kind of pet(s) does your family have? Reptile (turtle, snake, lizard) (REPTILE)
TOTAL%
-1) Not applicable164970.2
0) Does not have64327.4
1) Has301.3
9) No answer261.1
TOTAL2348100.0
564) What kind of pet(s) does your family have? Horse (HORSE)
TOTAL%
-1) Not applicable164970.2
0) Does not have65728.0
1) Has160.7
9) No answer261.1
TOTAL2348100.0
565) What kind of pet(s) does your family have? Pig (PIG)
TOTAL%
-1) Not applicable164970.2
0) Does not have67028.5
1) Has30.1
9) No answer261.1
TOTAL2348100.0
566) What kind of pet(s) does your family have? Goat (GOAT)
TOTAL%
-1) Not applicable164970.2
0) Does not have67128.6
1) Has20.1
9) No answer261.1
TOTAL2348100.0
567) What kind of pet(s) does your family have? Other pet (OTHPET)
TOTAL%
-1) Not applicable164970.2
0) Does not have65227.8
1) Has210.9
9) No answer261.1
TOTAL2348100.0
568) Thinking about your favorite pet, how often do you spend time each day playing with or exercising your pet? Would you say almost always, often, sometimes, or never? (PETPLAY)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable164970.2
1) Almost always26611.3
2) Often2169.2
3) Sometimes1406.0
4) Never502.1
9) No answer271.1
TOTAL2348100.0
569) When you feel bad, how often do you seek your pet for comfort? (PETCMFRT)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable164970.2
1) Almost always2289.7
2) Often1667.1
3) Sometimes1566.6
4) Never1205.1
8) Don't know20.1
9) No answer271.1
TOTAL2348100.0
570) How often do you consider your pet to be a member of your family? (PETFAM)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable164970.2
1) Almost always52222.2
2) Often803.4
3) Sometimes381.6
4) Never311.3
8) Don't know10.0
9) No answer271.1
TOTAL2348100.0
571) What kind of pet(s) did your family have? Dog (DOGB4)
TOTAL%
-1) Not applicable214491.3
0) Did not have361.5
1) Had1456.2
9) No answer231.0
TOTAL2348100.0
572) What kind of pet(s) did your family have? Cat (CATB4)
TOTAL%
-1) Not applicable214491.3
0) Did not have1315.6
1) Had502.1
9) No answer231.0
TOTAL2348100.0
573) What kind of pet(s) did your family have? A small mammal (rabbit, gerbil, hamster) (SMAMMALB4)
TOTAL%
-1) Not applicable214491.3
0) Did not have1757.5
1) Had60.3
9) No answer231.0
TOTAL2348100.0
574) What kind of pet(s) did your family have? Bird (BIRDB4)
TOTAL%
-1) Not applicable214491.3
0) Did not have1767.5
1) Had50.2
9) No answer231.0
TOTAL2348100.0
575) What kind of pet(s) did your family have? Fish (FISHB4)
TOTAL%
-1) Not applicable214491.3
0) Did not have1737.4
1) Had80.3
9) No answer231.0
TOTAL2348100.0
576) What kind of pet(s) did your family have? Reptile (turtle, snake, lizard) (REPTILEB4)
TOTAL%
-1) Not applicable214491.3
0) Did not have1747.4
1) Had70.3
9) No answer231.0
TOTAL2348100.0
577) What kind of pet(s) did your family have? Horse (HORSEB4)
TOTAL%
-1) Not applicable214491.3
0) Did not have1807.7
1) Had10.0
9) No answer231.0
TOTAL2348100.0
578) What kind of pet(s) did your family have? Pig (PIGB4)
TOTAL%
-1) Not applicable214491.3
0) Did not have1817.7
9) No answer231.0
TOTAL2348100.0
579) What kind of pet(s) did your family have? Goat (GOATB4)
TOTAL%
-1) Not applicable214491.3
0) Did not have1817.7
9) No answer231.0
TOTAL2348100.0
580) What kind of pet(s) did your family have? Some other pet (OTHPETB4)
TOTAL%
-1) Not applicable214491.3
0) Did not have1787.6
1) Had30.1
9) No answer231.0
TOTAL2348100.0
581) Thinking about your favorite pet, how often did you spend time each day playing with or exercising your pet? Would you say almost always, often, sometimes, or never? (PETB4PLY)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable214491.3
1) Almost always923.9
2) Often411.7
3) Sometimes321.4
4) Never160.7
9) No answer231.0
TOTAL2348100.0
582) When you felt bad, how often did you seek your pet for comfort? (PETB4CMFRT)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable214491.3
1) Almost always552.3
2) Often431.8
3) Sometimes492.1
4) Never341.4
9) No answer231.0
TOTAL2348100.0
583) How often did you consider your pet to be a member of your family? (PETB4FAM)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable214491.3
1) Almost always1285.5
2) Often251.1
3) Sometimes100.4
4) Never180.8
9) No answer231.0
TOTAL2348100.0
584) Do you work for a for-profit company, a non-profit or not-for-profit organization, or for the government or a government agency? (WORKFOR1)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable90038.3
1) For-profit company93639.9
2) Non-profit or not-for-profit organization2018.6
3) The government or government agency2299.8
8) Don't know472.0
9) No answer351.5
TOTAL2348100.0
585) Do you own any shares of stock in the company where you now work, either directly or through some type of retirement or stock plan? (OWNSTOCK)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable137758.6
1) Yes2048.7
2) No, I work for a company that does not have stock33014.1
3) No, my company has stock but I do not own any of my company's stock1516.4
4) No, I do not own stock and do not know if my company has stock1777.5
5) I do not know if I own stock in my company692.9
8) Don't know10.0
9) No answer391.7
TOTAL2348100.0
586) Please give a general estimate of how much cash you would get if all this stock were sold today? (STOCKVAL)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL2348411781.7541953535
587) Do you currently hold any stock options in your company (vested or unvested)? (STOCKOPS)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable174074.1
1) Yes823.5
2) No49921.3
8) Don't know180.8
9) No answer90.4
TOTAL2348100.0
588) In your job are you eligible for any type of performance-based pay, such as individual or group bonuses or any type of profit-sharing? (EXTRAPAY)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable90038.3
1) Yes50021.3
2) No89838.2
8) Don't know180.8
9) No answer321.4
TOTAL2348100.0
589) Does the size of these performance-based payments depend on company profits or performance? (COMPPERF)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable184678.6
1) Yes40517.2
2) No823.5
8) Don't know130.6
9) No answer20.1
TOTAL2348100.0
590) Does the size of these performance-based payments depend on workgroup or department performance? (DEPTPERF)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable184678.6
1) Yes30813.1
2) No1837.8
8) Don't know90.4
9) No answer20.1
TOTAL2348100.0
591) Does the size of these performance-based payments depend on individual performance? (INDPERF)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable184678.6
1) Yes38216.3
2) No1144.9
8) Don't know40.2
9) No answer20.1
TOTAL2348100.0
592) Did you receive any of these performance-based payments in the year 2017? If asked: Performance-based pay means individual or group bonuses, commissions, or any type of profit-sharing (EXTR2017)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable184878.7
1) Yes36015.3
2) No1406.0
TOTAL2348100.0
593) What was the approximate total dollar value of these various payments in the previous year? (EXTRAVAL)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL2348317076.4361747211
594) What was the most recent year in which you received these performance-based payments? (EXTRAYR)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable216292.1
2000) 200010.0
2006) 200610.0
2008) 200820.1
2009) 200910.0
2010) 201020.1
2013) 201310.0
2014) 201430.1
2015) 201580.3
2016) 2016200.9
2017) 2017311.3
2018) 2018672.9
9998) Don't know371.6
9999) No answer120.5
TOTAL2348100.0
595) What was the approximate total dollar value of these various payments in that year? (YEARVAL)
TOTAL%
-1) Not applicable224895.7
3) 310.0
10) 1010.0
18) 1810.0
25) 2510.0
30) 3010.0
50.5) 50.510.0
62) 6210.0
75) 7510.0
100) 10060.3
124) 12410.0
125) 12510.0
150) 15010.0
200) 20010.0
240) 24010.0
250) 25020.1
287.5) 287.510.0
300) 30050.2
450) 45010.0
500) 50020.1
600) 60010.0
620) 62010.0
750) 75010.0
800) 80010.0
950) 95010.0
1000) 100090.4
1000.5) 1000.510.0
1200) 120020.1
1400) 140010.0
1500) 150020.1
2000) 200010.0
2400) 240020.1
2500) 250040.2
3000) 300040.2
4000) 400030.1
4500) 450010.0
5000) 500010.0
7000) 700020.1
10000) 1000020.1
12000) 1200010.0
13500) 1350010.0
25000) 2500010.0
9999998) Don't know120.5
9999999) No answer150.6
TOTAL2348100.0
596) If you (are/were) self-employed and (have/had) employees, how many employees (do/did) you have? (NUMEMPS)
TOTAL%
-1) Not applicable211490.0
0) 01496.3
1) 1160.7
2) 2110.5
3) 390.4
4) 450.2
5) 530.1
6) 6100.4
7) 740.2
8) 840.2
9) 930.1
10) 1030.1
12) 1230.1
13) 1310.0
14) 1410.0
15) 1530.1
20) 2020.1
25) 2520.1
34) 3410.0
50) 5010.0
75) 7510.0
95) 9510.0
97) 9710.0
TOTAL2348100.0
597) (Do/did) you work in your own family business or farm? (WRKSLFFAM)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable210989.8
1) Yes1305.5
2) No1024.3
9) No answer70.3
TOTAL2348100.0
598) We are interested in how people get information about events in the news. Where do you get most of your information about current news events - newspapers, magazines, the Internet, books or other printed materials, TV, radio, government agencies, family, friends, colleagues or some other source? (NEWSFROM)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117350.0
1) Newspapers793.4
2) Magazines20.1
3) The Internet53923.0
4) Books/other printed material50.2
5) TV42218.0
6) Radio692.9
7) Government agencies40.2
8) Family301.3
9) Friends/colleagues220.9
10) Other20.1
98) Don't know10.0
TOTAL2348100.0
599) We are interested in how people get information about science and technology. Where do you get most of your information about science and technology - newspapers, magazines, the Internet, books or other printed materials, TV, radio, government agencies, family, friends, colleagues or some other source? (SCIFROM)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117350.0
1) Newspapers492.1
2) Magazines482.0
3) The Internet64927.6
4) Books/other printed material462.0
5) TV28712.2
6) Radio210.9
7) Government agencies60.3
8) Family271.1
9) Friends/colleagues311.3
10) Other60.3
98) Don't know40.2
99) No answer10.0
TOTAL2348100.0
600) If you wanted to learn about scientific issues such as global warming or biotechnology, where would you get information - newspapers, magazines, the Internet, books or other printed materials, TV, radio, government agencies, family, friends, colleagues or some other source? (SEEKSCI)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117350.0
1) Newspapers281.2
2) Magazines251.1
3) The Internet79133.7
4) Books/other printed material954.0
5) TV1456.2
6) Radio140.6
7) Government agencies200.9
8) Family220.9
9) Friends/colleagues110.5
10) Library100.4
98) Don't know140.6
TOTAL2348100.0
601) I'm going to read to you some statements like those you might find in a newspaper or magazine article. For each statement, please tell me if you strongly agree, agree, disagree or strongly disagree. Because of science and technology, there will be more opportunities for the next generation (NEXTGEN)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117350.0
1) Strongly agree45519.4
2) Agree62526.6
3) Disagree763.2
4) Strongly disagree140.6
8) Don't know40.2
9) No answer10.0
TOTAL2348100.0
602) I'm going to read to you some statements like those you might find in a newspaper or magazine article. For each statement, please tell me if you strongly agree, agree, disagree or strongly disagree. Science makes our way of life change too fast (TOOFAST)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117350.0
1) Strongly agree1596.8
2) Agree41817.8
3) Disagree49020.9
4) Strongly disagree934.0
8) Don't know130.6
9) No answer20.1
TOTAL2348100.0
603) I'm going to read to you some statements like those you might find in a newspaper or magazine article. For each statement, please tell me if you strongly agree, agree, disagree or strongly disagree. Even if it brings no immediate benefits, scientific research that advances the frontiers of knowledge is necessary and should be supported by the federal government (ADVFRONT)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117350.0
1) Strongly agree33914.4
2) Agree64927.6
3) Disagree1365.8
4) Strongly disagree241.0
8) Don't know241.0
9) No answer30.1
TOTAL2348100.0
604) Now, for a new subject. Do you ever read a horoscope or your personal astrology report? (ASTROLGY)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117350.0
1) Yes50621.6
2) No66628.4
8) Don't know20.1
9) No answer10.0
TOTAL2348100.0
605) Would you say that astrology is very scientific, sort of scientific or not at all scientific? (ASTROSCI)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117350.0
1) Very scientific773.3
2) Sort of scientific38316.3
3) Not at all scientific68029.0
8) Don't know321.4
9) No answer30.1
TOTAL2348100.0
606) Now for another type of question. People have frequently noted that scientific research has produced benefits and harmful results. Would you say that, on balance, the benefits of scientific research have outweighed the harmful results, or have the harmful results of scientific research been greater than its benefits? (SCIBNFTS)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117350.0
1) Benefits greater86136.7
2) About equal (volunteered)1245.3
3) Harmful results greater1175.0
8) Don't know642.7
9) No answer90.4
TOTAL2348100.0
607) People have frequently noted that scientific research has produced benefits and harmful results. Would you say that the balance has been strongly in favor of the benefits or only slightly? (BALPOS)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable147862.9
1) Strongly in favor53122.6
2) Slightly in favor32013.6
8) Don't know100.4
9) No answer90.4
TOTAL2348100.0
608) People have frequently noted that scientific research has produced benefits and harmful results. Would you say that the balance has been strongly in favor of the harmful results or only slightly? (BALNEG)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable222294.6
1) Strongly in favor251.1
2) Slightly in favor893.8
8) Don't know30.1
9) No answer90.4
TOTAL2348100.0
609) Now, for a slightly different type of question. When you read news stories, you see certain sets of words and terms. We are interested in how many people recognize certain kinds of terms. First, some articles refer to the results of a scientific study. When you read or hear the term scientific study, do you have a clear understanding of what it means, a general sense of what it means or little understanding of what it means? (SCISTUDY)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117350.0
1) Clear understanding33014.1
2) General sense59725.4
3) Little understanding23610.1
8) Don't know90.4
9) No answer30.1
TOTAL2348100.0
610) In your own words, could you tell me what it means to study something scientifically? (SCITEXT)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable141860.4
1) Formulation of theories, test hypotheses1175.0
2) Do experiments, control group853.6
3) Rigorous, systematic comparison1014.3
4) Measurement1586.7
5) Classification26211.2
6) Redundancies/incorrect1265.4
8) Don't know/Uncodable713.0
9) No answer/blank100.4
TOTAL2348100.0
611) Now, please think about this situation. Two scientists want to know if a certain drug is effective against high blood pressure. The first scientist wants to give the drug to 1,000 people with high blood pressure and see how many of them experience lower blood pressure levels. The second scientist wants to give the drug to 500 people with high blood pressure, and not give the drug to another 500 people with high blood pressure, and see how many in both groups experience lower blood pressure levels. Which is the better way to test this drug? (EXPDESGN)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117350.0
1) All 1,000 get the drug2229.5
2) 500 get the drug; 500 don't90338.5
8) Don't know391.7
9) No answer110.5
TOTAL2348100.0
612) Why is it better to test the drug this way? (EXPTEXT)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable121251.6
1) Correct - control group28812.3
2) Correct - vague reason28112.0
3) Correct - wrong reason30312.9
4) Correct - don't know281.2
5) Wrong - reservations about control group441.9
6) Wrong - reservations about sample1044.4
7) Wrong - other reason572.4
8) Wrong - don't know170.7
9) No answer to closed-ended question140.6
TOTAL2348100.0
613) Now, think about this situation. A doctor tells a couple that their genetic makeup means that they've got a one-in-four chance of having a child with an inherited illness. Does this mean that if their first child has the illness, the next three will not have the illness? (ODDS1)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117350.0
1) Yes1325.6
2) No97541.5
8) Don't know632.7
9) No answer50.2
TOTAL2348100.0
614) Now, think about this situation. A doctor tells a couple that their genetic makeup means that they've got a one-in-four chance of having a child with an inherited illness. Does this mean that each of the couple's children will have the same risk of suffering from the illness? (ODDS2)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117350.0
1) Yes85436.4
2) No26111.1
8) Don't know542.3
9) No answer60.3
TOTAL2348100.0
615) Now, I would like to ask you a few short questions like those you might see on a television game show. For each statement that I read, please tell me if it is true or false. If you don't know or aren't sure, just tell me so, and we will skip to the next question. Remember true, false or don't know. First, the center of the earth is very hot (Is that true or false?) (HOTCORE)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117350.0
1) True100242.7
2) False532.3
8) Don't know1175.0
9) No answer30.1
TOTAL2348100.0
616) Now, I would like to ask you a few short questions like those you might see on a television game show. For each statement that I read, please tell me if it is true or false. If you don't know or aren't sure, just tell me so, and we will skip to the next question. Remember true, false or don't know. All radioactivity is man-made (Is that true or false?) (RADIOACT)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117350.0
1) True23510.0
2) False80234.2
8) Don't know1355.7
9) No answer30.1
TOTAL2348100.0
617) Now, I would like to ask you a few short questions like those you might see on a television game show. For each statement that I read, please tell me if it is true or false. If you don't know or aren't sure, just tell me so, and we will skip to the next question. Remember true, false or don't know. It is the father's gene that decides whether the baby is a boy or a girl (Is that true or false?) (BOYORGRL)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117350.0
1) True67928.9
2) False34114.5
8) Don't know1486.3
9) No answer70.3
TOTAL2348100.0
618) Now, I would like to ask you a few short questions like those you might see on a television game show. For each statement that I read, please tell me if it is true or false. If you don't know or aren't sure, just tell me so, and we will skip to the next question. Remember true, false or don't know. Lasers work by focusing sound waves (Is that true or false?) (LASERS)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117350.0
1) True25510.9
2) False52222.2
8) Don't know39416.8
9) No answer40.2
TOTAL2348100.0
619) Now, I would like to ask you a few short questions like those you might see on a television game show. For each statement that I read, please tell me if it is true or false. If you don't know or aren't sure, just tell me so, and we will skip to the next question. Remember true, false or don't know. Electrons are smaller than atoms (Is that true or false?) (ELECTRON)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117350.0
1) True54423.2
2) False29312.5
8) Don't know33414.2
9) No answer40.2
TOTAL2348100.0
620) Now, I would like to ask you a few short questions like those you might see on a television game show. For each statement that I read, please tell me if it is true or false. If you don't know or aren't sure, just tell me so, and we will skip to the next question. Remember true, false or don't know. Antibiotics kill viruses as well as bacteria (Is that true or false?) (VIRUSES)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117350.0
1) True51221.8
2) False59725.4
8) Don't know622.6
9) No answer40.2
TOTAL2348100.0
621) Now, I would like to ask you a few short questions like those you might see on a television game show. For each statement that I read, please tell me if it is true or false. If you don't know or aren't sure, just tell me so, and we will skip to the next question. Remember true, false or don't know. The universe began with a huge explosion (Is that true or false?) (BIGBANG)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable194482.8
1) True1536.5
2) False1466.2
8) Don't know1034.4
9) No answer20.1
TOTAL2348100.0
622) Now, I would like to ask you a few short questions like those you might see on a television game show. For each statement that I read, please tell me if it is true or false. If you don't know or aren't sure, just tell me so, and we will skip to the next question. Remember true, false or don't know. According to astronomers, the universe began with a huge explosion (Is that true or false?) (BIGBANG1)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable195883.4
1) True25510.9
2) False833.5
8) Don't know522.2
TOTAL2348100.0
623) Now, I would like to ask you a few short questions like those you might see on a television game show. For each statement that I read, please tell me if it is true or false. If you don't know or aren't sure, just tell me so, and we will skip to the next question. Remember true, false or don't know. The universe has been expanding ever since it began (Is that true or false?) (BIGBANG2)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable196783.8
1) True25911.0
2) False542.3
8) Don't know642.7
9) No answer40.2
TOTAL2348100.0
624) Now, I would like to ask you a few short questions like those you might see on a television game show. For each statement that I read, please tell me if it is true or false. If you don't know or aren't sure, just tell me so, and we will skip to the next question. Remember true, false or don't know. The continents on which we live have been moving their locations for millions of years and will continue to move in the future (Is that true or false?) (CONDRIFT)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117350.0
1) True92339.3
2) False1406.0
8) Don't know1074.6
9) No answer50.2
TOTAL2348100.0
625) Now, I would like to ask you a few short questions like those you might see on a television game show. For each statement that I read, please tell me if it is true or false. If you don't know or aren't sure, just tell me so, and we will skip to the next question. Remember true, false or don't know. Human beings, as we know them today, developed from earlier species of animals (Is that true or false?) (EVOLVED)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable175874.9
1) True29412.5
2) False2309.8
8) Don't know642.7
9) No answer20.1
TOTAL2348100.0
626) Now, I would like to ask you a few short questions like those you might see on a television game show. For each statement that I read, please tell me if it is true or false. If you don't know or aren't sure, just tell me so, and we will skip to the next question. Remember true, false or don't know. Elephants, as we know them today, descended from earlier species of animals (Is that true or false?) (EVOLVED2)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable176375.1
1) True40817.4
2) False843.6
8) Don't know903.8
9) No answer30.1
TOTAL2348100.0
627) Now, I would like to ask you a few short questions like those you might see on a television game show. For each statement that I read, please tell me if it is true or false. If you don't know or aren't sure, just tell me so, and we will skip to the next question. Remember true, false or don't know. Now, does the earth go around the sun or does the sun go around the earth? (Is that true or false?) (EARTHSUN)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117350.0
1) Earth around sun83635.6
2) Sun around earth28112.0
8) Don't know542.3
9) No answer40.2
TOTAL2348100.0
628) Now, I would like to ask you a few short questions like those you might see on a television game show. How long does it take for the earth to go around the sun: One day, one month or one year? (Is that true or false?) (SOLARREV)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable150864.2
1) One day1596.8
2) One month80.3
3) One year62426.6
4) Other time period (If volunteered)10.0
8) Don't know431.8
9) No answer50.2
TOTAL2348100.0
629) What is the highest degree you have earned? (COLDEG1)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable191381.5
1) Associate degree823.5
2) Bachelor's degree2159.2
3) Master's degree954.0
4) MBA90.4
5) Law40.2
6) Ph.D.150.6
7) M.D.50.2
8) Other70.3
98) Don't know10.0
99) No answer20.1
TOTAL2348100.0
630) In what field was that degree? (MAJORCOL)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL23485.54115
631) Have you ever taken any college-level science courses? (COLSCI)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117350.0
1) Yes51321.8
2) No65227.8
8) Don't know60.3
9) No answer40.2
TOTAL2348100.0
632) How many college-level science courses have you taken? (COLSCINM)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable183178.0
1) 1903.8
2) 21044.4
3) 3863.7
4) 4532.3
5) 5261.1
6) 6180.8
7) 780.3
8) 8100.4
9) 940.2
10) 10241.0
12) 1290.4
15) 15100.4
16) 1610.0
20) 20150.6
25) 2530.1
30) 30140.6
31) 3110.0
35) 3510.0
40) 4050.2
44) 4410.0
45) 4510.0
48) 4810.0
50) 5050.2
98) Don't know220.9
99) No answer50.2
TOTAL2348100.0
633) Now, let me ask you to think about the courses you took in high school. What was the highest level of math that you completed in high school? (HSMATH)
TOTAL%
-1) Not applicable122252.0
0) No math in high school; didn't go to high school190.8
1) General math, business or vocational math1175.0
2) Pre-algebra331.4
3) One year of algebra1767.5
4) Two years of algebra1918.1
5) Geometry (plane or solid or both)1636.9
6) Trigonometry/Linear programming/Analysis1215.2
7) Pre-calculus853.6
8) Calculus1185.0
9) Statistics/Probability291.2
10) Other60.3
98) Don't know602.6
99) No answer80.3
TOTAL2348100.0
634) Did you take a high school biology course? (HSBIO)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable122252.0
1) Yes88537.7
2) No2229.5
8) Don't know150.6
9) No answer40.2
TOTAL2348100.0
635) Did you take a high school chemistry course? (HSCHEM)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable122252.0
1) Yes63427.0
2) No47820.4
8) Don't know110.5
9) No answer30.1
TOTAL2348100.0
636) Did you take a high school physics course? (HSPHYS)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable122252.0
1) Yes39817.0
2) No71130.3
8) Don't know140.6
9) No answer30.1
TOTAL2348100.0
637) Nanotechnology works at the molecular level atom by atom to build new structures, materials, and machines. People have frequently noted that new technologies have produced both benefits and harmful results. Do you think the benefits of nanotechnology will outweigh the harmful results or the harmful results will outweigh the benefits? (NANOWILL)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable156366.6
1) Benefits greater42117.9
2) About equal (If volunteered)632.7
3) Harmful results greater1636.9
8) Don't know1285.5
9) No answer100.4
TOTAL2348100.0
638) [If respondent answered 'Benefits greater' to NANOWILL] Would you say that the balance will be strongly in favor of the benefits, or only slightly? (NANOBEN)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable191781.6
1) Strongly in favor23510.0
2) Slightly in favor1817.7
8) Don't know50.2
9) No answer100.4
TOTAL2348100.0
639) [If respondent answered 'Harmful results greater' to NANOWILL] Would you say that the balance will be strongly in favor of the harmful results, or only slightly? (NANOHARM)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable217592.6
1) Strongly in favor582.5
2) Slightly in favor1014.3
8) Don't know30.1
9) No answer110.5
TOTAL2348100.0
640) International and foreign policy issues. (Are you very interested, moderately interested, or not at all interested?) (INTINTL)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117350.0
1) Very interested27511.7
2) Moderately interested54323.1
3) Not at all interested35715.2
TOTAL2348100.0
641) Agriculture and farm issues. (Are you very interested, moderately interested or not at all interested?) (INTFARM)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117350.0
1) Very interested23710.1
2) Moderately interested57324.4
3) Not at all interested36515.5
TOTAL2348100.0
642) Local school issues. (Are you very interested, moderately interested or not at all interested?) (INTEDUC)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117350.0
1) Very interested57024.3
2) Moderately interested44919.1
3) Not at all interested1566.6
TOTAL2348100.0
643) Issues about new scientific discoveries. (Are you very interested, moderately interested or not at all interested?) (INTSCI)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117350.0
1) Very interested47620.3
2) Moderately interested52022.1
3) Not at all interested1777.5
8) Don't know20.1
TOTAL2348100.0
644) Economic issues and business conditions. (Are you very interested, moderately interested or not at all interested?) (INTECON)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117350.0
1) Very interested47620.3
2) Moderately interested52422.3
3) Not at all interested1747.4
8) Don't know10.0
TOTAL2348100.0
645) Issues about the use of new inventions and technologies. (Are you very interested, moderately interested or not at all interested?) (INTTECH)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117350.0
1) Very interested46819.9
2) Moderately interested54923.4
3) Not at all interested1566.6
8) Don't know20.1
TOTAL2348100.0
646) Issues about new medical discoveries. (Are you very interested, moderately interested or not at all interested?) (INTMED)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117350.0
1) Very interested66928.5
2) Moderately interested44318.9
3) Not at all interested622.6
8) Don't know10.0
TOTAL2348100.0
647) Issues about space exploration. (Are you very interested, moderately interested or not at all interested?) (INTSPACE)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117350.0
1) Very interested30012.8
2) Moderately interested52422.3
3) Not at all interested34914.9
8) Don't know20.1
TOTAL2348100.0
648) Issues about environmental pollution. (Are you very interested, moderately interested or not at all interested?) (INTENVIR)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117350.0
1) Very interested53122.6
2) Moderately interested51622.0
3) Not at all interested1265.4
8) Don't know20.1
TOTAL2348100.0
649) Issues about military and defense policy. (Are you very interested, moderately interested or not at all interested?) (INTMIL)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117350.0
1) Very interested38516.4
2) Moderately interested57724.6
3) Not at all interested2119.0
8) Don't know20.1
TOTAL2348100.0
650) A natural history museum. How many times did you visit a natural history museum during the last year? (VISNHIST)
TOTAL%
-1) Not applicable117350.0
0) 083035.3
1) 12209.4
2) 2733.1
3) 3170.7
4) 4150.6
5) 5110.5
6) 620.1
10) 1020.1
12) 1210.0
15) 1510.0
20) 2020.1
95) 9510.0
TOTAL2348100.0
651) A zoo or aquarium. How many times did you visit a zoo or aquarium during the last year? (VISZOO)
TOTAL%
-1) Not applicable117350.0
0) 062726.7
1) 132313.8
2) 21275.4
3) 3441.9
4) 4231.0
5) 5130.6
6) 680.3
7) 710.0
8) 810.0
10) 1040.2
20) 2020.1
30) 3010.0
50) 5010.0
TOTAL2348100.0
652) A science or technology museum. How many times did you visit a science or technology museum during the last year? (VISSCI)
TOTAL%
-1) Not applicable117350.0
0) 083635.6
1) 123510.0
2) 2582.5
3) 3200.9
4) 4130.6
5) 550.2
6) 650.2
7) 710.0
50) 5010.0
52) 5210.0
TOTAL2348100.0
653) You said you get most of your information about science and technology from newspapers. Would that be printed newspapers or online newspapers? (SCINEWS1)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable229897.9
1) Printed newspapers311.3
2) Online newspapers150.6
3) Other (specify)30.1
9) No answer10.0
TOTAL2348100.0
654) You said you get most of your information about science and technology from magazines. Would that be printed magazines or online magazines? (SCINEWS2)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable229997.9
1) Printed magazines371.6
2) Online magazines90.4
3) Other (specify)20.1
9) No answer10.0
TOTAL2348100.0
655) You said you get most of your information about science and technology from the Internet. What is the place you are most likely to go on the Internet for science and technology information - online newspapers, online magazines or some other place on the Internet? [If respondent gives more than one place or says 'it depends,' probe once] Which site are you most likely to go on the Internet for science and technology information? (SCINEWS3)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable169872.3
1) Online newspapers1616.9
2) Online magazines853.6
3) Science site512.2
4) News site241.0
5) Electronic books and reports30.1
6) Wikipedia70.3
7) Government site110.5
8) Social media (Facebook, Twitter, YouTube)341.4
10) Other411.7
11) Search engine (Google, Bing)2209.4
98) Don't know110.5
99) No answer20.1
TOTAL2348100.0
656) Scientific researchers are dedicated people who work for the good of humanity. Do you strongly agree, agree, disagree, or strongly disagree? (SCIENTGO)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117350.0
1) Strongly agree32313.8
2) Agree72831.0
3) Disagree913.9
4) Strongly disagree100.4
8) Don't know210.9
9) No answer20.1
TOTAL2348100.0
657) Scientists are helping to solve challenging problems. Do you strongly agree, agree, disagree, or strongly disagree? (SCIENTHE)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117350.0
1) Strongly agree32413.8
2) Agree76732.7
3) Disagree662.8
4) Strongly disagree50.2
8) Don't know120.5
9) No answer10.0
TOTAL2348100.0
658) Scientists are apt to be odd and peculiar people. Do you strongly agree, agree, disagree, or strongly disagree? (SCIENTOD)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117350.0
1) Strongly agree1154.9
2) Agree46519.8
3) Disagree46519.8
4) Strongly disagree843.6
8) Don't know431.8
9) No answer30.1
TOTAL2348100.0
659) Most scientists want to work on things that will make life better for the average person. Do you strongly agree, agree, disagree, or strongly disagree? (SCIENTBE)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117350.0
1) Strongly agree27711.8
2) Agree76632.6
3) Disagree984.2
4) Strongly disagree130.6
8) Don't know190.8
9) No answer20.1
TOTAL2348100.0
660) Approximately what percent of the company stock that you own today did you buy with your own savings or money from your wages? (BUYVALUE)
TOTAL%
-1) Not applicable210589.7
0) 0602.6
1) 160.3
2) 240.2
4) 410.0
5) 560.3
6) 670.3
8) 810.0
10) 1020.1
20) 2010.0
25) 2540.2
33) 3320.1
35) 3510.0
40) 4010.0
48) 4810.0
50) 50170.7
51) 5110.0
60) 6030.1
70) 7020.1
75) 7520.1
80) 8030.1
85) 8510.0
90) 9050.2
95) 9510.0
97) 9710.0
100) 100391.7
998) Don't know271.1
999) No answer441.9
TOTAL2348100.0
661) Do you believe your fixed annual wages in calendar year 2005 were higher or lower than those of employees with similar experience and job descriptions in other companies in your region? Please answer on a 1 to 5 scale (COMPWAGE)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable90038.3
1) 1 Lower1536.5
2) 223710.1
3) 366228.2
4) 41948.3
5) 5 Higher1164.9
8) Don't know532.3
9) No answer331.4
TOTAL2348100.0
662) About how many people work in your organization at all locations? Count part-time as well as full-time employees (NUMORG)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL23482860.3954376
663) Some companies have organized workplace decision-making in ways to get more employee input and involvement. Are you personally involved in any group, team, committee, or task force that addresses issues such as product quality, cost cutting, productivity, health and safety, or other workplace issues? (EMPINPUT)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable90038.3
1) Yes36115.4
2) No105444.9
8) Don't know30.1
9) No answer301.3
TOTAL2348100.0
664) Are you currently involved in a self-managed team? (SLFMANGD)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable90038.3
1) Yes44719.0
2) No96241.0
8) Don't know70.3
9) No answer321.4
TOTAL2348100.0
665) In the last 12 months have you received any formal training from your current employer, such as in classes or seminars sponsored by the employer? (EMPTRAIN)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable90038.3
1) Yes73931.5
2) No67728.8
8) Don't know20.1
9) No answer301.3
TOTAL2348100.0
666) Please estimate your total wealth. If asked: Wealth means the value of your house plus the value of your vehicles, stocks and mutual funds, cash, checking accounts, retirement accounts including 401(k) and pension assets, and any other assets minus what you owe for your mortgage and your debts (WEALTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable90038.3
1) Less than $5,0001737.4
2) $5,000 to $20,0001817.7
3) $20,000 to $40,0001325.6
4) $40,000 to $75,0001446.1
5) $75,000 to $100,000813.4
6) $100,000 to $150,000893.8
7) $150,000 to $250,0001245.3
8) $250,000 to $500,0001817.7
9) $500,000 to $1 million1094.6
10) $1 million to $2 million552.3
11) $2 million to $3 million180.8
12) $3 million to $4 million60.3
13) $4 million to $5 million50.2
14) $5 million to $10 million80.3
15) Above $10 million40.2
98) Don't know532.3
99) No answer853.6
TOTAL2348100.0
667) Are you a member of an Employee Stock Ownership Plan commonly called an ESOP? (ESOP)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable214291.2
1) Yes582.5
2) No1365.8
8) Don't know100.4
9) No answer20.1
TOTAL2348100.0
668) Do you have a defined benefit pension plan at your company? (DEFPENSN)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable90038.3
1) Yes52522.4
2) No86837.0
8) Don't know241.0
9) No answer311.3
TOTAL2348100.0
669) If you were thinking of buying from a company, would you be influenced by whether the company was employee-owned? Please read the definition of employee-owned: Employee-owned is when a company is owned by all of its employees, with each employee having a share of ownership (BUYESOP)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable90038.3
1) I would be less likely to buy from an employee-owned company1215.2
2) I would be neither more nor less likely to buy from an employee-owned company75332.1
3) I would be more likely to buy from an employee-owned company51722.0
8) Don't know261.1
9) No answer311.3
TOTAL2348100.0
670) If you are given two job offers for the same position with the same salary and benefits, one in a company that also has an ESOP (Employee Stock Ownership Plan) or cash profit sharing for its employees and the other in a company that does not have an ESOP (Employee Stock Ownership Plan) or cash profit sharing for its employees, which job offer are you most inclined to take? (ESOPNOT)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable90038.3
1) I would definitely take the job WITHOUT the ESOP (Employee Stock Ownership Plan) or cash profit sharing974.1
2) I would probably take the job WITHOUT the ESOP (Employee Stock Ownership Plan) or cash profit sharing451.9
3) I would be neutral38416.4
4) I would probably take the job WITH the ESOP (Employee Stock Ownership Plan) or cash profit sharing43718.6
5) I would definitely take the job WITH the ESOP (Employee Stock Ownership Plan) or cash profit sharing42218.0
8) Don't know281.2
9) No answer351.5
TOTAL2348100.0
671) What kind of company would you be most likely to work for if these were your choices? (COMPANY)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable90038.3
1) A company in which the government owns the stock and appoints the management to run the company's operations1235.2
2) A company whose stock is owned by the employees who appoint the management to run the company's operations98141.8
3) A company whose stock is owned by outside investors who appoint the management to run the company's operations25010.6
8) Don't know562.4
9) No answer381.6
TOTAL2348100.0
672) For the next several questions, please tell me whether you strongly agree, agree, disagree, or strongly disagree with the statement. People like [NAME] are unpredictable (MHUNSURE)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117550.0
1) Strongly agree25110.7
2) Agree49821.2
3) Disagree28112.0
4) Strongly disagree793.4
8) Don't know351.5
9) No answer291.2
TOTAL2348100.0
673) We are done talking about [John/Juan/Mary/Maria]. Now I want to talk about people you know personally. Leaving yourself aside, have you ever known someone personally who has been diagnosed with a mental health problem? (MHDIAGNO)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117550.0
1) Yes59725.4
2) No53322.7
8) Don't know60.3
9) No answer371.6
TOTAL2348100.0
674) Interviewer: Please record the color from the color card that most closely corresponds to the respondent's facial coloring (RATETONE)
TOTAL%
1) Lightest90438.5
2) 255623.7
3) 32199.3
4) 41064.5
5) 5863.7
6) 6602.6
7) 7562.4
8) 8462.0
9) 9170.7
10) Darkest30.1
99) No answer29512.6
TOTAL2348100.0
675) People have different opinions on who should provide services in America. Who do you think should primarily provide healthcare for the sick? Should it be... (PRVDHLTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117550.0
1) Government67028.5
2) Private companies/for-profit organizations2219.4
3) Non-profit organizations/charities/cooperatives1215.2
4) Religious organizations80.3
5) Family, relatives or friends863.7
8) Don't know612.6
9) No answer60.3
TOTAL2348100.0
676) People have different opinions on who should provide services in America. Who do you think should primarily provide care for old people? Should it be... (PRVDOLD)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117550.0
1) Government64427.4
2) Private companies/for-profit organizations974.1
3) Non-profit organizations/charities/cooperatives903.8
4) Religious organizations80.3
5) Family, relatives or friends28412.1
8) Don't know472.0
9) No answer30.1
TOTAL2348100.0
677) How much do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements? People like me don't have any say about what the government does (POLEFF11)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117550.0
1) Strongly agree1747.4
2) Agree30012.8
3) Neither agree nor disagree2229.5
4) Disagree36715.6
5) Strongly disagree883.7
8) Can't choose200.9
9) No answer20.1
TOTAL2348100.0
678) Which of these statements applies to you? [CODE ONE ONLY] (POSSLQ)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable116649.7
1) I am married and living in the same household as my husband or wife49020.9
2) I am living as married and my partner and I together live in the same household1164.9
3) I have a husband or wife or steady partner, but we don't live in the same household863.7
4) I don't have a steady partner48920.8
9) No answer10.0
TOTAL2348100.0
679) Which of these statements applies to you? [CODE ONE ONLY] (POSSLQY)
TOTAL%
0) No applicable118950.6
1) I am married and living in the same household as my husband or wife46719.9
2) I am living as married and my partner and I together live in the same household1285.5
3) I have a husband or wife or steady partner but we don't live in the same household1034.4
4) I don't have a steady partner46019.6
9) No answer10.0
TOTAL2348100.0
680) Marriage and cohabitation status (MARCOHAB)
TOTAL%
1) Married99842.5
2) Not married, cohabitating partner2319.8
3) Not married, no cohabitating partner111147.3
4) Not married, missing on cohabitating70.3
9) No answer10.0
TOTAL2348100.0
681) Please select a response to indicate how much you agree or disagree with each of the following statements: Adult children have a duty to look after their elderly parents (KIDPARS)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117550.0
1) Strongly agree37115.8
2) Agree45819.5
3) Neither agree nor disagree23410.0
4) Disagree783.3
5) Strongly disagree180.8
8) Can't choose110.5
9) No answer30.1
TOTAL2348100.0
682) You should take care of yourself and your family first, before helping other people (FIRSTYOU)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117550.0
1) Strongly agree46419.8
2) Agree50121.3
3) Neither agree nor disagree1315.6
4) Disagree582.5
5) Strongly disagree100.4
8) Can't choose60.3
9) No answer30.1
TOTAL2348100.0
683) People who are better off should help friends who are less well-off (HELPFRDS)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117550.0
1) Strongly agree1787.6
2) Agree50321.4
3) Neither agree nor disagree36815.7
4) Disagree954.0
5) Strongly disagree160.7
8) Can't choose100.4
9) No answer30.1
TOTAL2348100.0
684) Do you feel that your family, relatives and/or friends make too many demands on you? (DEMANDS)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117550.0
1) No, never69629.6
2) Yes, but seldom2289.7
3) Yes, sometimes1777.5
4) Yes, often441.9
5) Yes, very often241.0
8) Don't know20.1
9) No answer20.1
TOTAL2348100.0
685) Do you know a woman or a man who is a bus driver? (KNWBUS)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117550.0
1) Family or relative1255.3
2) Close friend1134.8
3) Someone else I know1998.5
4) No one73531.3
8) Don't know10.0
TOTAL2348100.0
686) Do you know a woman or a man who is a senior executive of a large company? (KNWEXEC)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117550.0
1) Family or relative1496.3
2) Close friend1476.3
3) Someone else I know1847.8
4) No one68929.3
8) Don't know40.2
TOTAL2348100.0
687) Do you know a woman or a man who is a home or office cleaner? (KNWCLENR)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117550.0
1) Family or relative1677.1
2) Close friend1616.9
3) Someone else I know30412.9
4) No one53923.0
8) Don't know20.1
TOTAL2348100.0
688) Do you know a woman or a man who is a hairdresser or barber? (KNWCUTTR)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117550.0
1) Family or relative2169.2
2) Close friend32713.9
3) Someone else I know31513.4
4) No one31413.4
8) Don't know10.0
TOTAL2348100.0
689) Do you know a woman or a man who is a human resource manager or personnel manager? (KNWHRMAN)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117550.0
1) Family or relative1355.7
2) Close friend1908.1
3) Someone else I know29812.7
4) No one54523.2
8) Don't know50.2
TOTAL2348100.0
690) Do you know a woman or a man who is a lawyer? (KNWLAWYR)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117550.0
1) Family or relative1878.0
2) Close friend24910.6
3) Someone else I know24310.3
4) No one49321.0
8) Don't know10.0
TOTAL2348100.0
691) Do you know a woman or a man who is a car mechanic? (KNWMCHNC)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117550.0
1) Family or relative27811.8
2) Close friend28612.2
3) Someone else I know28612.2
4) No one32213.7
8) Don't know10.0
TOTAL2348100.0
692) Do you know a woman or a man who is a nurse? (KNWNURSE)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117550.0
1) Family or relative49120.9
2) Close friend32814.0
3) Someone else I know1566.6
4) No one1978.4
8) Don't know10.0
TOTAL2348100.0
693) Do you know a woman or a man who is a police officer? (KNWCOP)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117550.0
1) Family or relative27811.8
2) Close friend2209.4
3) Someone else I know23410.0
4) No one44018.7
8) Don't know10.0
TOTAL2348100.0
694) Do you know a woman or a man who is a school teacher? (KNWTCHER)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117550.0
1) Family or relative42518.1
2) Close friend31213.3
3) Someone else I know1847.8
4) No one25010.6
8) Don't know20.1
TOTAL2348100.0
695) Do you agree or disagree with the following statement? For a society to be fair, differences in people's standards of living should be small (SMALLGAP)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117550.0
1) Strongly agree1054.5
2) Agree29612.6
3) Neither agree nor disagree34114.5
4) Disagree34214.6
5) Strongly disagree642.7
8) Don't know231.0
9) No answer20.1
TOTAL2348100.0
696) Do you agree or disagree with the following statement? The social benefits from the government make people lazy (GOVLAZY)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117550.0
1) Strongly agree1717.3
2) Agree41917.8
3) Neither agree nor disagree25110.7
4) Disagree2269.6
5) Strongly disagree903.8
8) Don't know150.6
9) No answer10.0
TOTAL2348100.0
697) Some activities are done with others in organized groups, clubs or associations. The next questions are about your participation, if any, in such activities. In the past 12 months, how often, if at all, have you taken part in the activities? Of groups or associations for leisure, sports or culture? (PARTLSC)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117550.0
1) Once a week or more1998.5
2) One to three times a month1506.4
3) Several times a year23910.2
4) Once in the past year1385.9
5) Never44018.7
8) Don't know70.3
TOTAL2348100.0
698) In the past 12 months, how often, if at all, have you taken part in the activities? Of political parties, political groups or political associations? (PARTPART)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117550.0
1) Once a week or more140.6
2) One to three times a month170.7
3) Several times a year823.5
4) Once in the past year1335.7
5) Never91739.1
8) Don't know90.4
9) No answer10.0
TOTAL2348100.0
699) In the past 12 months, how often, if at all, have you taken part in the activities? Of charitable or religious organizations that do voluntary work? (PARTVOL)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117550.0
1) Once a week or more642.7
2) One to three times a month1084.6
3) Several times a year27911.9
4) Once in the past year2259.6
5) Never48920.8
8) Don't know80.3
TOTAL2348100.0
700) This section is about who you would turn to for help in different situations, if you needed it. For each of the following situations, please say who you would turn to first. If there are several people you are equally likely to turn to, please choose the one you feel closest to. Who would you turn to first to help you with a household or a garden job that you can't do yourself? (HLPHOME)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117550.0
1) Close family member67928.9
2) More distant family member80.3
3) Close friend27711.8
4) Neighbor793.4
5) Someone I work with231.0
6) Someone else682.9
7) No one341.4
8) Don't know50.2
TOTAL2348100.0
701) Who would you turn to first to help you around your home if you were sick and had to stay in bed for a few days? (HLPSICK)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117550.0
1) Close family member91038.8
2) More distant family member100.4
3) Close friend1707.2
4) Neighbor220.9
5) Someone I work with50.2
6) Someone else261.1
7) No one291.2
8) Don't know10.0
TOTAL2348100.0
702) Who would you turn to first to be there for you if you felt a bit down or depressed and wanted to talk about it? (HLPDOWN)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117550.0
1) Close family member57824.6
2) More distant family member210.9
3) Close friend49120.9
4) Neighbor60.3
5) Someone I work with90.4
6) Someone else200.9
7) No one431.8
8) Don't know50.2
TOTAL2348100.0
703) Who would you turn to first to give you advice about family problems? (HLPADVCE)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117550.0
1) Close family member44218.8
2) More distant family member361.5
3) Close friend52822.5
4) Neighbor60.3
5) Someone I work with190.8
6) Someone else522.2
7) No one833.5
8) Don't know70.3
TOTAL2348100.0
704) Who would you turn to first to enjoy a pleasant social occasion with? (HLPSOCOC)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117550.0
1) Close family member54223.1
2) More distant family member130.6
3) Close friend53622.8
4) Neighbor180.8
5) Someone I work with190.8
6) Someone else261.1
7) No one110.5
8) Don't know70.3
9) No answer10.0
TOTAL2348100.0
705) This section is about who you would turn to for help in different situations, if you needed it. For each of the following situations, please say who or where you would turn to first for help. If there are several choices you are equally likely to make, please choose the one you would try first. Who or where would you turn to first to help you if you needed to borrow a large sum of money? (HLPLOAN)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117550.0
1) Family members or close friends59625.4
2) Other persons220.9
3) Private companies35014.9
4) Public services421.8
5) Non-profit or religious organizations120.5
6) Other organizations421.8
7) No person or organization923.9
8) Don't know150.6
9) No answer20.1
TOTAL2348100.0
706) Who or where would you turn to first to help you if you needed to find a job? (HLPJOB)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117550.0
1) Family members or close friends43218.4
2) Other persons1667.1
3) Private companies1476.3
4) Public services2159.2
5) Non-profit or religious organizations170.7
6) Other organizations733.1
7) No person or organization883.7
8) Don't know331.4
9) No answer20.1
TOTAL2348100.0
707) Who or where would you turn to first to help you with administrative problems or official paperwork? (HLPPAPER)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117550.0
1) Family members or close friends56624.1
2) Other persons1596.8
3) Private companies1245.3
4) Public services1777.5
5) Non-profit or religious organizations220.9
6) Other organizations502.1
7) No person or organization572.4
8) Don't know170.7
9) No answer10.0
TOTAL2348100.0
708) Who or where would you turn to first to help you if you needed to find a place to live? (HLPRESDE)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117550.0
1) Family members or close friends76932.8
2) Other persons692.9
3) Private companies763.2
4) Public services1074.6
5) Non-profit or religious organizations431.8
6) Other organizations451.9
7) No person or organization492.1
8) Don't know140.6
9) No answer10.0
TOTAL2348100.0
709) Who or where would you turn to first to look after you if you were seriously ill? (HLPSICKR)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117550.0
1) Family members or close friends106445.3
2) Other persons150.6
3) Private companies210.9
4) Public services210.9
5) Non-profit or religious organizations150.6
6) Other organizations150.6
7) No person or organization150.6
8) Don't know60.3
9) No answer10.0
TOTAL2348100.0
710) The next questions are about how you feel about different aspects of your life. For each one, please indicate how often during the past 4 weeks you have felt that way. How often in the past 4 weeks have you felt that you lack companionship? (LONELY1)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117550.0
1) Never55523.6
2) Rarely26411.2
3) Sometimes2139.1
4) Often733.1
5) Very often622.6
8) Don't know30.1
9) No answer30.1
TOTAL2348100.0
711) How often in the past 4 weeks have you felt that you are isolated from others? (LONELY2)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117550.0
1) Never64027.3
2) Rarely24410.4
3) Sometimes1717.3
4) Often682.9
5) Very often431.8
8) Don't know40.2
9) No answer30.1
TOTAL2348100.0
712) How often in the past 4 weeks have you felt that you are left out? (LONELY3)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117550.0
1) Never64127.3
2) Rarely30112.8
3) Sometimes1526.5
4) Often502.1
5) Very often261.1
8) Don't know10.0
9) No answer20.1
TOTAL2348100.0
713) Using the following scale ranging from 0 to 10, where 0 means 'No trust at all' and 10 means 'Complete trust', please indicate how much trust you personally have in America's courts? (TRCOURTS)
TOTAL%
-1) Not applicable117550.0
0) No trust713.0
1) 1261.1
2) 2462.0
3) 31134.8
4) 41265.4
5) 52088.9
6) 61426.0
7) 723610.1
8) 81305.5
9) 9351.5
10) Complete trust291.2
98) Don't know60.3
99) No answer50.2
TOTAL2348100.0
714) Using the following scale ranging from 0 to 10, where 0 means 'No trust at all' and 10 means 'Complete trust', please indicate how much trust you personally have in major private companies in America? (TRBIGBUS)
TOTAL%
-1) Not applicable117550.0
0) No trust883.7
1) 1321.4
2) 2733.1
3) 31526.5
4) 41436.1
5) 528011.9
6) 61506.4
7) 71446.1
8) 8622.6
9) 9150.6
10) Complete trust120.5
98) Don't know200.9
99) No answer20.1
TOTAL2348100.0
715) In general, do your family members put pressure on you about the way you live or organize your personal life? (FAMPRESS)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117550.0
1) No, never62626.7
2) Yes, but rarely23910.2
3) Yes, sometimes2119.0
4) Yes, often542.3
5) Yes, very often381.6
8) Don't know40.2
9) No answer10.0
TOTAL2348100.0
716) Thinking about the important people in your life, such as your spouse or partner, your family members, or close friends, how often in the past 4 weeks did any of these people act angry or upset with you? (UPSET)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117550.0
1) Never45419.3
2) Rarely44418.9
3) Sometimes2119.0
4) Often421.8
5) Very often190.8
8) Don't know10.0
9) No answer20.1
TOTAL2348100.0
717) The following questions are about your social activities: How often do you go out to eat or drink with three or more friends or acquaintances who are not family members? (DINEFRDS)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117550.0
1) Daily130.6
2) Several times a week572.4
3) Once a week1134.8
4) Two to three times a month1787.6
5) Once a month1847.8
6) Several times a year1968.3
7) Less often2018.6
8) Never2289.7
98) Don't know10.0
99) No answer20.1
TOTAL2348100.0
718) At these occasions, how often do you make new friends or acquaintances? (NEWFRDS)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable140459.8
1) Never863.7
2) Rarely29612.6
3) Sometimes41317.6
4) Often954.0
5) Very often492.1
8) Don't know50.2
TOTAL2348100.0
719) Please indicate about how many people do you have contact with on a typical weekday irrespective of whether you know them or not. Include anyone you chat with, talk to, or text, either face-to-face, by phone, Internet or any other communication device (CONWKDAY)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117550.0
1) 0-4 people2269.6
2) 5-9 people31313.3
3) 10-19 people26811.4
4) 20-49 people2249.5
5) 50-99 people672.9
6) 100 or more people703.0
8) Don't know40.2
9) No answer10.0
TOTAL2348100.0
720) About how many of these people do you see face-to-face on a typical weekday? (CONF2F)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117550.0
1) All or almost all of them1898.0
2) Most of them30813.1
3) About half of them23610.1
4) Some of them33214.1
5) None or almost none of them1024.3
8) Don't know40.2
9) No answer20.1
TOTAL2348100.0
721) Please think about the parent you have contact with most frequently: How often do you have contact with that parent, either face-to-face, by phone, Internet or any other communication device? (CNTCTPAR)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117550.0
1) Daily26211.2
2) Several times a week2088.9
3) Once a week1416.0
4) Two to three times a month672.9
5) Once a month291.2
6) Several times a year180.8
7) Less often140.6
8) Never220.9
9) My parents are no longer alive39016.6
10) The parent I have contact with most frequently lives with me190.8
98) Don't know20.1
99) No answer10.0
TOTAL2348100.0
722) Think about the brother or sister you have contact with most frequently: How often do you have contact with that brother or sister, either face-to-face, by phone, Internet or any other communication device? (CNTCTSIB)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117550.0
1) Daily1767.5
2) Several times a week25811.0
3) Once a week1647.0
4) Two to three times a month1938.2
5) Once a month1185.0
6) Several times a year713.0
7) Less often451.9
8) Never612.6
9) I do not have brothers or sisters713.0
10) The brother or sister I have contact with most frequently lives with me90.4
98) Don't know50.2
99) No answer20.1
TOTAL2348100.0
723) Think about your adult child you have contact with most frequently: How often do you have contact with this child aged at least 18, either face-to-face, by phone, Internet or any other communication device? (CNTCTKID)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117550.0
1) Daily26411.2
2) Several times a week1516.4
3) Once a week632.7
4) Two to three times a month381.6
5) Once a month160.7
6) Several times a year130.6
7) Less often70.3
8) Never231.0
9) I do not have any adult children56324.0
10) The adult child I have contact with most frequently lives with me180.8
98) Don't know150.6
99) No answer20.1
TOTAL2348100.0
724) Now, think about the other family member you have contact with most frequently, aside of your spouse or partner, parents, siblings or adult children. How often do you have contact with that family member, either face-to-face, by phone, Internet or any other communication device? (CNTCTFAM)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117550.0
1) Daily1375.8
2) Several times a week2219.4
3) Once a week1787.6
4) Two to three times a month1657.0
5) Once a month1154.9
6) Several times a year1677.1
7) Less often793.4
8) Never743.2
9) I do not have other family members281.2
10) The other family member I have the most contact with the most frequently lives with me60.3
98) Don't know20.1
99) No answer10.0
TOTAL2348100.0
725) And, think about the close friend you have contact with most frequently: How often do you have contact with that close friend, either face-to-face, by phone, Internet or any other communication device? (CNTCTFRD)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117550.0
1) Daily27411.7
2) Several times a week40217.1
3) Once a week1717.3
4) Two to three times a month1375.8
5) Once a month542.3
6) Several times a year622.6
7) Less often220.9
8) Never231.0
9) I do not have any close friends210.9
10) The close friend I have contact with the most frequently lives with me20.1
98) Don't know40.2
99) No answer10.0
TOTAL2348100.0
726) Think now of your contact with all of your family members and close friends. How much of it is through text messages, mobile phones, or other communication devices that use the Internet? (INTCNTCT)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117550.0
1) All or almost all of it27511.7
2) Most of it35715.2
3) About half of it26511.3
4) Some of it1847.8
5) None or almost none of it783.3
6) [ARDA Note: Unknown code]100.4
8) Don't know30.1
9) No answer10.0
TOTAL2348100.0
727) In general, would you say your health is excellent, very good, good, fair, or poor? (HEALTHISSP)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent46419.8
2) Very good66628.4
3) Good69229.5
4) Fair42017.9
5) Poor934.0
8) Don't know30.1
9) No answer100.4
TOTAL2348100.0
728) During the past four weeks how often have you felt unhappy and depressed? (UNHAPPY)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117550.0
1) Never43418.5
2) Rarely38716.5
3) Sometimes23510.0
4) Often803.4
5) Very often311.3
8) Don't know30.1
9) No answer30.1
TOTAL2348100.0
729) During the past four weeks how often have you felt difficulties were piling up so high that you could not overcome them? (PILINGUP)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117550.0
1) Never54523.2
2) Rarely33514.3
3) Sometimes1958.3
4) Often622.6
5) Very often271.1
8) Don't know70.3
9) No answer20.1
TOTAL2348100.0
730) To what extent is the following statement true or untrue for you? It is easy for me to accomplish my goals (MYGOALS)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117550.0
1) Completely true1436.1
2) Mostly true47520.2
3) Somewhat true34514.7
4) Neither true nor untrue1044.4
5) Somewhat untrue602.6
6) Mostly untrue291.2
7) Completely untrue110.5
8) Don't know50.2
9) No answer10.0
TOTAL2348100.0
731) All things considered, how satisfied are you with your life as a whole nowadays? (SATLIFE)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117550.0
1) Completely satisfied1878.0
2) Very satisfied44619.0
3) Fairly satisfied38916.6
4) Neither satisfied nor unsatisfied823.5
5) Fairly unsatisfied441.9
6) Very unsatisfied120.5
7) Completely unsatisfied90.4
8) Don't know20.1
9) No answer20.1
TOTAL2348100.0
732) Thinking of your household's total income, including all the sources of income of all the members who contribute to it, how difficult or easy is it currently for your household to make ends meet? (ENDSMEET)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117550.0
1) Very difficult863.7
2) Fairly difficult2169.2
3) Neither easy nor difficult30813.1
4) Fairly easy36815.7
5) Very easy1878.0
8) Don't know50.2
9) No answer30.1
TOTAL2348100.0
733) How many languages do you speak well enough to hold a conversation in, including the language(s) you speak at home? (NUMLANGS)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117550.0
1) One language92039.2
2) Two languages2139.1
3) Three languages291.2
4) Four or more languages70.3
8) Don't know30.1
9) No answer10.0
TOTAL2348100.0
734) 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%
0) Not applicable78533.4
1) Strongly agree27111.5
2) Agree71630.5
3) Neither agree nor disagree29112.4
4) Disagree2309.8
5) Strongly disagree451.9
8) Can't choose80.3
9) No answer20.1
TOTAL2348100.0
735) Do you agree or disagree? Differences in income in America are too large (INCGAP)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117550.0
1) Strongly agree34914.9
2) Agree37916.1
3) Neither agree nor disagree26611.3
4) Disagree1185.0
5) Strongly disagree311.3
8) Can't choose291.2
9) No answer10.0
TOTAL2348100.0
736) Do you agree or disagree? It is the responsibility of the government to reduce the differences in income between people with high incomes and those with low incomes (GOVEQINC)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117550.0
1) Strongly agree1104.7
2) Agree26611.3
3) Neither agree nor disagree26511.3
4) Disagree35515.1
5) Strongly disagree1496.3
8) Can't choose/Don't know261.1
9) No answer20.1
TOTAL2348100.0
737) Do you agree or disagree? A husband's job is to earn money; a wife's job is to look after the home and family (HUBBYWRK)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117350.0
1) Strongly agree733.1
2) Agree1576.7
3) Neither agree nor disagree2139.1
4) Disagree35114.9
5) Strongly disagree37015.8
8) Can't choose50.2
9) No answer60.3
TOTAL2348100.0
738) Do you agree or disagree? Homosexual couples should have the right to marry one another (MARHOMO)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable77433.0
1) Strongly agree61926.4
2) Agree41617.7
3) Neither agree nor disagree1576.7
4) Disagree1486.3
5) Strongly disagree2149.1
8) Can't choose120.5
9) No answer80.3
TOTAL2348100.0
739) Family life often suffers because men concentrate too much on their work (MEOVRWRK)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable78933.6
1) Strongly agree1345.7
2) Agree64427.4
3) Neither agree nor disagree2209.4
4) Disagree47520.2
5) Strongly disagree733.1
8) Can't choose110.5
9) No answer20.1
TOTAL2348100.0
740) All things considered, how satisfied are you with your family life? (SATFAM7)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117350.0
1) Completely satisfied33114.1
2) Very satisfied45019.2
3) Fairly satisfied25410.8
4) Neither satisfied nor dissatisfied602.6
5) Fairly dissatisfied401.7
6) Very dissatisfied231.0
7) Completely dissatisfied90.4
8) Can't choose30.1
9) No answer50.2
TOTAL2348100.0
741) Now some more questions about your working conditions. Please circle one code for each item below to show how often it applies to your work. How often: Do you find your work stressful? (STRESS)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable90038.3
1) Always1074.6
2) Often30412.9
3) Sometimes62826.7
4) Hardly ever26411.2
5) Never1104.7
8) Can't choose30.1
9) No answer321.4
TOTAL2348100.0
742) In your main job, do you supervise or are you directly responsible for the work of other people? (SUPERVIS)
TOTAL%
0) No ISSP90038.3
1) Yes52822.5
2) No88837.8
8) Don't know20.1
9) No answer301.3
TOTAL2348100.0
743) 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%
0) Not applicable90038.3
1) 1-934214.6
2) 10-4932914.0
3) 50-991767.5
4) 100-49928512.1
5) 500-999703.0
6) 1,000-1,999582.5
7) More than 2,0001586.7
8) Don't know130.6
9) No answer170.7
TOTAL2348100.0
744) 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%
0) Not applicable117350.0
1) Very happy53522.8
2) Fairly happy56824.2
3) Not very happy502.1
4) Not at all happy130.6
8) Don't know50.2
9) No answer40.2
TOTAL2348100.0
745) What about a married person having sexual relations with someone other than his or her husband or wife, is it... (XMARSEX1)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable (did not do ISSP)117350.0
1) Always wrong88837.8
2) Almost always wrong1576.7
3) Wrong only sometimes773.3
4) Not wrong at all331.4
8) Don't know150.6
9) No answer50.2
TOTAL2348100.0
746) And what about sexual relations between two adults of the same sex, is it... (HOMOSEX1)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable (did not do ISSP)117350.0
1) Always wrong39917.0
2) Almost always wrong441.9
3) Wrong only sometimes612.6
4) Not wrong at all58725.0
8) Don't know662.8
9) No answer180.8
TOTAL2348100.0
747) 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%
0) Not applicable117350.0
1) Always wrong51121.8
2) Almost always wrong934.0
3) Wrong only sometimes1345.7
4) Not wrong at all37215.8
8) Don't know482.0
9) No answer170.7
TOTAL2348100.0
748) How much confidence do you have in the U.S. Congress (CONCONG)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117350.0
1) Complete confidence241.0
2) A great deal of confidence572.4
3) Some confidence43818.7
4) Very little confidence45819.5
5) No confidence at all1667.1
8) Don't know231.0
9) No answer90.4
TOTAL2348100.0
749) How much confidence do you have in business and industry (CONBIZ)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117350.0
1) Complete confidence351.5
2) A great deal of confidence2239.5
3) Some confidence68729.3
4) Very little confidence1667.1
5) No confidence at all411.7
8) Don't know150.6
9) No answer80.3
TOTAL2348100.0
750) How much confidence do you have in churches and religious organizations (CONCHURH)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117350.0
1) Complete confidence733.1
2) A great deal of confidence28812.3
3) Some confidence53222.7
4) Very little confidence1797.6
5) No confidence at all773.3
8) Don't know170.7
9) No answer90.4
TOTAL2348100.0
751) How much confidence do you have in courts and the legal system (CONCOURT)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117350.0
1) Complete confidence492.1
2) A great deal of confidence1948.3
3) Some confidence57524.5
4) Very little confidence26011.1
5) No confidence at all803.4
8) Don't know100.4
9) No answer70.3
TOTAL2348100.0
752) How much confidence do you have in schools and the educational system (CONSCHLS)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117350.0
1) Complete confidence542.3
2) A great deal of confidence30412.9
3) Some confidence60225.6
4) Very little confidence1727.3
5) No confidence at all311.3
8) Don't know60.3
9) No answer60.3
TOTAL2348100.0
753) Religious leaders should not try to influence how people vote in elections (CLERGVTE)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117350.0
1) Strongly agree46319.7
2) Agree37215.8
3) Neither agree nor disagree1747.4
4) Disagree1104.7
5) Strongly disagree421.8
8) Don't know60.3
9) No answer80.3
TOTAL2348100.0
754) Do you think that churches and religious organizations in this country have too much power or too little power? (CHURHPOW)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117350.0
1) Far too much power833.5
2) Too much power32013.6
3) About the right amount of power48120.5
4) Too little power2169.2
5) Far too little power160.7
8) Can't choose462.0
9) No answer130.6
TOTAL2348100.0
755) Which best describes your beliefs about God? (GODCHNGE)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117350.0
1) I don't believe in God now, and I never have733.1
2) I don't believe in God now, but I used to1054.5
3) I believe in God now, but I didn't used to1205.1
4) I believe in God now, and I always have82635.2
8) Don't know411.7
9) No answer100.4
TOTAL2348100.0
756) Do you believe in life after death? (AFTERLIF)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117350.0
1) Yes, definitely66228.2
2) Yes, probably24210.3
3) No, probably not1265.4
4) No, definitely not994.2
8) Don't know361.5
9) No answer100.4
TOTAL2348100.0
757) Do you believe in heaven? (HEAVEN)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117350.0
1) Yes, definitely69829.7
2) Yes, probably2249.5
3) No, probably not1185.0
4) No, definitely not1014.3
8) Don't know261.1
9) No answer80.3
TOTAL2348100.0
758) Do you believe in hell? (HELL)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117350.0
1) Yes, definitely58925.1
2) Yes, probably2259.6
3) No, probably not1626.9
4) No, definitely not1667.1
8) Don't know231.0
9) No answer100.4
TOTAL2348100.0
759) Do you believe in religious miracles? (MIRACLES)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117350.0
1) Yes, definitely59125.2
2) Yes, probably27711.8
3) No, probably not1596.8
4) No, definitely not1144.9
8) Don't know251.1
9) No answer90.4
TOTAL2348100.0
760) Do you agree or disagree with the following? There is a God who concerns Himself with every human being personally (THEISM)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117350.0
1) Strongly agree48120.5
2) Agree29812.7
3) Neither agree nor disagree1757.5
4) Disagree994.2
5) Strongly disagree1004.3
8) Don't know130.6
9) No answer90.4
TOTAL2348100.0
761) There is little that people can do to change the course of their lives (FATALISM)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117350.0
1) Strongly agree462.0
2) Agree1034.4
3) Neither agree nor disagree843.6
4) Disagree47220.1
5) Strongly disagree46019.6
8) Don't know30.1
9) No answer70.3
TOTAL2348100.0
762) To me, life is meaningful only because God exists (GODMEANS)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117350.0
1) Strongly agree25310.8
2) Agree26411.2
3) Neither agree nor disagree2269.6
4) Disagree24010.2
5) Strongly disagree1747.4
8) Don't know70.3
9) No answer110.5
TOTAL2348100.0
763) In my opinion, life does not serve any purpose (NIHILISM)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117350.0
1) Strongly agree120.5
2) Agree220.9
3) Neither agree nor disagree672.9
4) Disagree39616.9
5) Strongly disagree66128.2
8) Don't know80.3
9) No answer90.4
TOTAL2348100.0
764) Life is only meaningful if you provide the meaning yourself (EGOMEANS)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117350.0
1) Strongly agree1777.5
2) Agree38116.2
3) Neither agree nor disagree1586.7
4) Disagree29712.6
5) Strongly disagree1416.0
8) Don't know140.6
9) No answer70.3
TOTAL2348100.0
765) 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%
0) Not applicable117350.0
1) Protestant [Ask MADENKID]60025.6
2) Catholic37916.1
3) Jewish200.9
4) None60.3
5) Other170.7
6) Buddhism40.2
7) Hinduism1074.6
8) Other Eastern religions10.0
9) Muslim/Islam10.0
10) Orthodox-Christian10.0
12) Other Christian10.0
98) Don't know241.0
99) No answer140.6
TOTAL2348100.0
766) If Protestant, what specific denomination was that? (MADENKID)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable174874.4
10000) American Baptist Association20.1
14000) Southern Baptist Convention150.6
15000) Other Baptist churches10.0
18000) Baptist, don't know which1867.9
20000) African Methodist Episcopal Church10.0
21000) African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church10.0
22000) United Methodist Church120.5
23000) Other Methodist Churches10.0
28000) Methodist, don't know which582.5
32000) Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod40.2
33000) Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod10.0
35000) Evangelical Lutheran10.0
38000) Lutheran, don't know which421.8
43000) Presbyterian Church in the (U.S.A.)10.0
48000) Presbyterian, don't know which271.1
50000) Episcopal Church210.9
60006) New Testament Christian10.0
60009) Christian and Missionary Alliance10.0
60012) Assembly of God30.1
60016) Free Will Baptist40.2
60020) Brethren Church, Brethren30.1
60031) Christian; Central Christian552.3
60035) Church of Christ130.6
60036) Churches of God (except with Christ and Holiness)30.1
60038) Church of God in Christ Holiness20.1
60040) Congregationalist, 1st Congregation40.2
60042) Covenant10.0
60044) Disciples of Christ10.0
60045) Evangelical, Evangelist50.2
60056) Holiness; Church of Holiness20.1
60058) Jehovah's Witnesses120.5
60063) Mennonite30.1
60064) Mormon140.6
60065) Nazarene10.0
60068) Pentecostal210.9
60070) Quaker30.1
60071) Reformed20.1
60077) Seventh-day Adventist70.3
60080) Unitarian, Universalist20.1
60081) United Church of Christ20.1
60083) Wesleyan10.0
60093) Missionary Baptist30.1
60119) United Church of Canada10.0
60133) Primitive Baptist10.0
60215) Armenian Apostolic Church10.0
70000) No denomination given or non-denom. church241.0
99998) Don't know271.1
99999) No answer30.1
TOTAL2348100.0
767) What was your father's religious preference when you were a child? Was it Protestant, Catholic, Jewish, some other religion, or no religion? (PARELKID)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117350.0
1) Protestant [Ask PADENKID]48320.6
2) Catholic34814.8
3) Jewish231.0
4) None40.2
5) Other180.8
6) Buddhism50.2
7) Hinduism1837.8
9) Muslim/Islam30.1
11) Native American10.0
98) Don't know923.9
99) No answer150.6
TOTAL2348100.0
768) If Protestant, what specific denomination was that? (PADENKID)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL23488269.0819441
769) What religion, if any, were you raised in? Was it Protestant, Catholic, Jewish, some other religion, or no religion? (RELIGKID)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117350.0
1) Protestant [Ask DENKID]58825.0
2) Catholic38316.3
3) Jewish200.9
4) None60.3
5) Other100.4
6) Buddhism231.0
7) Hinduism1195.1
9) Muslim/Islam10.0
10) Orthodox-Christian10.0
12) Other Christian10.0
98) Don't know100.4
99) No answer130.6
TOTAL2348100.0
770) If Protestant, what specific denomination was that? (DENKID)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL234810038.53120396
771) When you were a child, how often did your mother attend religious services? (ATTENDMA)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117350.0
1) Never1596.8
2) Less than once a year311.3
3) About once or twice a year1044.4
4) Several times a year773.3
5) About once a month612.6
6) 2-3 times a month733.1
7) Nearly every week632.7
8) Every week44118.8
9) Several times a week1124.8
10) No mother/mother not present110.5
98) Can't say/Can't remember311.3
99) No answer120.5
TOTAL2348100.0
772) When you were a child, how often did your father attend religious services? (ATTENDPA)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117350.0
1) Never25610.9
2) Less than once a year462.0
3) About once or twice a year1044.4
4) Several times a year753.2
5) About once a month672.9
6) 2-3 times a month662.8
7) Nearly every week421.8
8) Every week30613.0
9) Several times a week662.8
10) No father/father not present522.2
98) Can't say/Can't remember823.5
99) No answer130.6
TOTAL2348100.0
773) And what about when you were around 11 or 12, how often did you attend religious services then? (ATTEND12)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117350.0
1) Never1275.4
2) Less than once a year251.1
3) About once or twice a year703.0
4) Several times a year682.9
5) About once a month522.2
6) 2-3 times a month813.4
7) Nearly every week964.1
8) Every week48520.7
9) Several times a week1416.0
98) Can't say/Can't remember190.8
99) No answer110.5
TOTAL2348100.0
774) Now thinking about the present, about how often do you pray? (PRAYFREQ)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117350.0
1) Never1687.2
2) Less than once a year110.5
3) About once or twice a year281.2
4) Several times a year351.5
5) About once a month281.2
6) 2-3 times a month301.3
7) Nearly every week311.3
8) Every week833.5
9) Several times a week73031.1
98) Don't know200.9
99) No answer110.5
TOTAL2348100.0
775) 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) Never108746.3
2) Less than once a year1486.3
3) About once or twice a year30412.9
4) Several times a year24110.3
5) About once a month1546.6
6) 2-3 times a month1456.2
7) Nearly every week371.6
8) Every week1807.7
9) Several times a week130.6
10) Once a day90.4
98) Don't know200.9
99) No answer100.4
TOTAL2348100.0
776) During the last 12 months, have you read or listened to the reading of any holy scripture such as the Bible, Buddhist sutra, Koran, Sruti, Torah, or other religious scripture, not counting any reading that happened during a worship service? (RELSCRPT)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117350.0
1) Yes68529.2
2) No47820.4
8) Can't choose10.0
9) No answer110.5
TOTAL2348100.0
777) Would you describe yourself as... (FEELREL)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117350.0
1) Extremely religious733.1
2) Very religious24910.6
3) Somewhat religious45119.2
4) Neither religious nor non-religious1365.8
5) Somewhat non-religious823.5
6) Very non-religious923.9
7) Extremely non-religious733.1
8) Can't choose80.3
9) No answer110.5
TOTAL2348100.0
778) 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? (BEFAIR)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117550.0
1) Try to take advantage almost all of the time813.4
2) Try to take advantage most of the time24010.2
3) Try to be fair most of the time65427.9
4) Try to be fair almost all of the time1566.6
8) Can't choose371.6
9) No answer50.2
TOTAL2348100.0
779) Generally speaking, would you say that people can be trusted or that you can't be too careful in dealing with people? (CANTRUST)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117550.0
1) People can almost always be trusted642.7
2) People can usually be trusted41117.5
3) You usually can't be too careful in dealing with people54923.4
4) You almost always can't be too careful in dealing with people1365.8
8) Can't choose100.4
9) No answer30.1
TOTAL2348100.0
780) We trust too much in science and not enough in religious faith (TRUSTSCI)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117350.0
1) Strongly agree1275.4
2) Agree29512.6
3) Neither agree nor disagree35715.2
4) Disagree2219.4
5) Strongly disagree1456.2
8) Can't choose180.8
9) No answer120.5
TOTAL2348100.0
781) Do you agree or disagree with the following statements? Looking around the world, religions bring more conflict than peace (RELIGCON)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117350.0
1) Strongly agree1857.9
2) Agree41617.7
3) Neither agree nor disagree25710.9
4) Disagree23510.0
5) Strongly disagree512.2
8) Can't choose200.9
9) No answer110.5
TOTAL2348100.0
782) People with very strong religious beliefs are often too intolerant of others (RELIGINT)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117350.0
1) Strongly agree1797.6
2) Agree52422.3
3) Neither agree nor disagree23910.2
4) Disagree1817.7
5) Strongly disagree341.4
8) Can't choose100.4
9) No answer80.3
TOTAL2348100.0
783) People belong to different religions and have different religious views. Would you accept a person from a different religion or with a very different religious view from yours marrying a relative of yours? Would you say... (RELMARRY)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117350.0
1) Definitely accept51722.0
2) Probably accept51321.8
3) Probably not accept723.1
4) Definitely not accept391.7
8) Don't know231.0
9) No answer110.5
TOTAL2348100.0
784) There are some people whose views are considered extreme by the majority. Consider religious extremists, that is people who believe that their religion is the only true faith and all other religions should be considered as enemies. Do you think such people should be allowed to hold a public meeting to express their views? Would you say... (RELEXT1)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117350.0
1) Definitely26011.1
2) Probably39116.7
3) Probably not29112.4
4) Definitely not2048.7
8) Don't know190.8
9) No answer100.4
TOTAL2348100.0
785) Do you think such people should be allowed to publish their views on the Internet or social media? Would you say... (RELEXT3)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117350.0
1) Definitely28612.2
2) Probably44519.0
3) Probably not25811.0
4) Definitely not1556.6
8) Don't know210.9
9) No answer100.4
TOTAL2348100.0
786) Do you believe in the supernatural powers of deceased ancestors? (ANCESTRS)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117350.0
1) Yes, definitely1647.0
2) Yes, probably23710.1
3) No, probably not34714.8
4) No, definitely not36815.7
8) Don't know462.0
9) No answer130.6
TOTAL2348100.0
787) Do you agree or disagree with the following? I have my own way of connecting with God without churches or religious services (MYWAYGOD)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117350.0
1) Strongly agree29912.7
2) Agree44318.9
3) Neither agree nor disagree1446.1
4) Disagree1586.7
5) Strongly disagree1144.9
8) Don't know80.3
9) No answer90.4
TOTAL2348100.0
788) In your opinion, does your religion treat men and women equally, treat men better than women, or treat women better than men? (RELGENEQ)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable117350.0
1) Treats men and women equally1677.1
2) Treats men better than women77332.9</