Middletown Area Study (Autumn), 1981

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) Were you born in Delaware County, some other county in Indiana or outside Indiana? (BIRTHPLA)
TOTAL%
1) Delaware County11641.3
2) Other Indiana county8429.9
3) Outside Indiana8128.8
TOTAL281100.0
2) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS BORN OUTSIDE OF INDIANA: In which state were you born? (OUTIND)
TOTAL%
1) Alabama20.7
3) Arizona10.4
4) Arkansas51.8
5) California31.1
7) Connecticut20.7
11) Georgia10.4
14) Illinois62.1
15) Indiana19770.4
16) Iowa10.4
18) Kentucky186.4
19) Louisiana10.4
21) Maryland10.4
23) Michigan20.7
24) Minnesota10.4
25) Mississippi51.8
26) Missouri20.7
33) New York10.4
36) Ohio82.9
39) Pennsylvania31.1
43) Tennessee155.4
47) Virginia10.4
49) West Virginia10.4
50) Wisconsin10.4
52) Foreign Country20.7
Missing1 
TOTAL280100.0
3) Since you were 16, how many different states have you lived in? (MOVED16)
TOTAL%
1) 18767.0
2) 5519.7
3) 238.2
4) 72.5
5) 31.1
7) 20.7
12) 10.4
14) 10.4
Missing2 
TOTAL279100.0
4) How many years have you lived in Delaware County? (YEARSDEL)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL27932.58821
5) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE LIVED IN DELAWARE COUNTY LESS THAN 6 YEARS: Why did you move to Delaware County? (WHYMOVED)
TOTAL%
1) To go to school1135.5
2) Job opportunity, job transfer1032.3
3) Hometown, have family here722.6
4) Other39.7
Missing250 
TOTAL31100.0
6) Have you been thinking about moving out of Delaware County? (MOVING)
TOTAL%
1) Yes6222.2
2) No21777.8
Missing2 
TOTAL279100.0
7) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE THINKING ABOUT MOVING OUT OF DELAWARE COUNTY: Are you thinking about moving out-of-state or just out of Delaware County? (FRMSTATE)
TOTAL%
1) Out of state4573.8
2) Out of county1016.4
3) Not sure69.8
Missing220 
TOTAL61100.0
8) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE THINKING ABOUT MOVING OUT OF DELAWARE COUNTY: Why are you thinking about moving? (WHYMOVE)
TOTAL%
1) Job opportunities3252.5
2) Poor public services, e.g. garbage collection or schools11.6
3) Retired11.6
4) Want a change; place more interesting711.5
5) Hometown; relatives1321.3
6) Other711.5
Missing220 
TOTAL61100.0
9) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE THINKING ABOUT MOVING OUT OF DELAWARE COUNTY: Is this move something you: (MOVEPLAN)
TOTAL%
1) Are planning now2235.5
2) Think about often2946.8
3) Think about occasionally1117.7
Missing219 
TOTAL62100.0
10) Does the main breadwinner in your household work full-time? (FULLTIME)
TOTAL%
1) Yes15459.5
2) No10540.5
Missing22 
TOTAL259100.0
11) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHOSE MAIN BREADWINNER OF THE HOUSEHOLD WORKS FULL-TIME: Would you be likely to move out of the county if the main breadwinner in your household became unemployed for six months or more? (MOVUNEMP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes5132.9
2) No8655.5
3) Not sure1811.6
Missing126 
TOTAL155100.0
12) Would you be likely to move out of the county if the main breadwinner retired? (MOVRETIR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes4629.3
2) No9560.5
3) Not sure1610.2
Missing124 
TOTAL157100.0
13) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO WOULD BE LIKELY TO MOVE OUT OF DELAWARE COUNTY IF THE MAIN BREADWINNER RETIRED: Why would you move out at that time? (RETIRWHY)
TOTAL%
1) Climate2967.4
2) Muncie too big; prefer countryside12.3
3) Get closer to relatives49.3
4) Simply don't like area, reason not specified37.0
5) Poor scenery in Delaware County; not beautiful12.3
6) For a change49.3
7) Other12.3
Missing238 
TOTAL43100.0
14) Is there a place other than Delaware County you would like to live? (MOVOUT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes10339.8
2) No14455.6
3) Not sure124.6
Missing22 
TOTAL259100.0
15) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO SAY THERE IS A PLACE OTHER THAN DELAWARE COUNTY THAT THEY WOULD LIKE TO LIVE: What place? (MOVWHERE)
TOTAL%
1) Alabama32.9
3) Arizona76.9
5) California65.9
6) Colorado76.9
10) Florida1312.7
11) Georgia11.0
12) Hawaii43.9
14) Illinois11.0
15) Indiana1312.7
16) Iowa11.0
18) Kentucky43.9
21) Maryland11.0
23) Michigan11.0
25) Mississippi32.9
27) Montana11.0
29) Nevada11.0
34) North Carolina11.0
36) Ohio22.0
37) Oklahoma11.0
38) Oregon11.0
41) South Carolina22.0
43) Tennessee54.9
44) Texas98.8
45) Utah11.0
47) Virginia11.0
48) Washington11.0
50) Wisconsin32.9
51) Wyoming11.0
52) Foreign Country22.0
57) Western region11.0
58) Other43.9
Missing179 
TOTAL102100.0
16) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO SAY THERE IS A PLACE OTHER THAN DELAWARE COUNTY THAT THEY WOULD LIKE TO LIVE: Why is it a better place? (MOVWHY)
TOTAL%
1) Climate3433.7
2) Scenery98.9
3) Job opportunities98.9
4) More opportunities for recreation; better recreation facilities76.9
5) More interesting, exciting55.0
6) Like big cities11.0
7) Prefer country; less crowded; less noise44.0
8) Hometown; family there2221.8
9) Other109.9
Missing180 
TOTAL101100.0
17) In general do you find living in Delaware County: (BORED)
TOTAL%
1) Exciting5318.9
2) Routine17963.9
3) Dull4415.7
4) No opinion41.4
Missing1 
TOTAL280100.0
18) Now I would like to ask you what you enjoy doing. -- Do you enjoy trying new kinds of food you never had before? (LIKEFOOD)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all5720.3
2) Somewhat12444.1
3) A great deal10035.6
TOTAL281100.0
19) Now I would like to ask you what you enjoy doing. -- Do you enjoy watching public broadcasting television, i.e., channel 49 which is channel 2 on the cable station? (LIKEPBS)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all5620.0
2) Somewhat11741.8
3) A great deal7727.5
4) Doesn't watch PBS238.2
5) Doesn't watch TV72.5
Missing1 
TOTAL280100.0
20) Now I would like to ask you what you enjoy doing. -- Do you enjoy reading books in your free time? (LIKEREAD)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all6422.8
2) Somewhat9433.5
3) A great deal12343.8
TOTAL281100.0
21) Now I would like to ask you what you enjoy doing. -- Do you enjoy talking with friends about world affairs, i.e., what is happening in other parts of the world? (LIKETALK)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all5017.9
2) Somewhat12745.4
3) A great deal10336.8
Missing1 
TOTAL280100.0
22) Now I would like to ask you what you enjoy doing. -- Do you enjoy making things with your hands? (LIKEWORK)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all4415.7
2) Somewhat7326.0
3) A great deal16458.4
TOTAL281100.0
23) Do you remember the Watergate incident? (WATERGAT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes26192.9
2) No207.1
TOTAL281100.0
24) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO REMEMBER THE WATERGATE INCIDENT: Did that incident greatly upset you? (WATUPSET)
TOTAL%
1) Yes11844.7
2) No13049.2
3) Not sure166.1
Missing17 
TOTAL264100.0
25) Do you remember the ABSCAM incident? (ABSCAM)
TOTAL%
1) Yes18866.9
2) No9333.1
TOTAL281100.0
26) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO REMEMBER THE ABSCAM INCIDENT: Did that incident upset you greatly? (ABSUPSET)
TOTAL%
1) Yes7137.0
2) No11157.8
3) Not sure105.2
Missing89 
TOTAL192100.0
27) Many important problems face the national government such as high unemployment, inflation, drugs, abortion and poverty. In your opinion what is the most important problem our government needs to solve? (PROBLEM)
TOTAL%
1) Unemployment8232.3
2) Poverty; hunger; inadequate welfare program176.7
3) Inflation8935.0
4) National debt; high taxes; high interest rates176.7
5) Drugs145.5
6) Inadequate care for elderly83.1
7) Other micro-level problems, e.g. crime, abortion, "immorality"124.7
8) Other macro-level problems, e.g. overpopulation, foreign affairs, military security114.3
9) Religious response41.6
Missing27 
TOTAL254100.0
28) There is a disagreement about what actions should be controlled by making laws. Do you believe that any of the following should be against the law? -- Selling pornography (i.e., sexually arousing pictures, films, etc.) to adults, should this be against the law? (LAWPORN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes12845.6
2) No13548.0
3) Not sure186.4
TOTAL281100.0
29) There is a disagreement about what actions should be controlled by making laws. Do you believe that any of the following should be against the law? -- Paying people who work for you an unfair wage, should this be against the law? (LAWAGE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes20271.9
2) No6422.8
3) Not sure155.3
TOTAL281100.0
30) There is a disagreement about what actions should be controlled by making laws. Do you believe that any of the following should be against the law? -- Using chemical poisons in warfare, should this be against the law? (LAWCHEM)
TOTAL%
1) Yes19268.3
2) No4817.1
3) Not sure4114.6
TOTAL281100.0
31) There is a disagreement about what actions should be controlled by making laws. Do you believe that any of the following should be against the law? -- Sexual relations between willing adults of the same sex, should this be against the law? (LAWHOMO)
TOTAL%
1) Yes13146.8
2) No12143.2
3) Not sure2810.0
Missing1 
TOTAL280100.0
32) There is a disagreement about what actions should be controlled by making laws. Do you believe that any of the following should be against the law? -- Not giving someone a job only because of their race or sex, should this be against the law? (LAWPREJD)
TOTAL%
1) Yes21476.4
2) No5620.0
3) Not sure103.6
Missing1 
TOTAL280100.0
33) There is a disagreement about what actions should be controlled by making laws. Do you believe that any of the following should be against the law? -- Refusing to register for the military draft because you think war is morally wrong, should this be against the law? (LAWDRAFT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes14953.2
2) No9734.6
3) Not sure3412.1
Missing1 
TOTAL280100.0
34) What is you attitude toward the women's liberation movement, are you: (WOMEN)
TOTAL%
1) Entirely favorable238.2
2) Mostly favorable9533.8
3) Not sure7426.3
4) Mostly unfavorable5820.6
5) Entirely unfavorable3111.0
TOTAL281100.0
35) Which is closer to your opinion: The United States should be just as strong as the Soviet Union, or do you believe it is necessary for the United States to be stronger than the Soviet Union? (STRONG)
TOTAL%
1) Just as strong7827.9
2) Must be stronger19168.2
3) Not sure113.9
Missing1 
TOTAL280100.0
36) How would you rate Mr. Reagan's performance as President up to this point in time? (REAGAN)
TOTAL%
1) An excellent job3211.4
2) A good job8128.8
3) A fair job11139.5
4) A poor job5118.1
5) No opinion62.1
TOTAL281100.0
37) How would you describe your overall political views? Would you say that you are: (POLVIEWS)
TOTAL%
1) Very liberal103.7
2) Somewhat liberal5420.0
3) Middle of the road11341.9
4) Somewhat conservative7126.3
5) Very conservative228.1
Missing11 
TOTAL270100.0
38) Would you classify yourself as a Republican, Democrat, Independent, or other? (PARTYID)
TOTAL%
1) Republican5519.9
2) Democrat4014.4
3) Independent8028.9
4) As a member of some other party20.7
5) Sometimes as a Republican, sometimes as a Democrat10036.1
Missing4 
TOTAL277100.0
39) Now I would like to ask you about your beliefs and values. For each of the following questions please indicate how much you agree or disagree with it. -- Self-improvement is important to me and I work hard at it. (SELFIMPR)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree12945.9
2) Somewhat agree13548.0
3) Uncertain103.6
4) Somewhat disagree72.5
TOTAL281100.0
40) Now I would like to ask you about your beliefs and values. For each of the following questions please indicate how much you agree or disagree with it. -- I feel a need for new experiences. (NEEDXPER)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree7627.0
2) Somewhat agree13748.8
3) Uncertain2910.3
4) Somewhat disagree3412.1
5) Strongly disagree51.8
TOTAL281100.0
41) Now I would like to ask you about your beliefs and values. For each of the following questions please indicate how much you agree or disagree with it. -- I spend a lot of time thinking about myself. (THINKME)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree3311.7
2) Somewhat agree10135.9
3) Uncertain3412.1
4) Somewhat disagree10035.6
5) Strongly disagree134.6
TOTAL281100.0
42) Now I would like to ask you about your beliefs and values. For each of the following questions please indicate how much you agree or disagree with it. -- Teachers should be allowed to lead children in prayer in public schools. (PRAYER)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree10135.9
2) Somewhat agree10135.9
3) Uncertain4214.9
4) Somewhat disagree3010.7
5) Strongly disagree72.5
TOTAL281100.0
43) Now I would like to ask you about your beliefs and values. For each of the following questions please indicate how much you agree or disagree with it. -- The country would be better off if there was a religious political party. (RELIGPOL)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree145.0
2) Somewhat agree4315.3
3) Uncertain8128.8
4) Somewhat disagree11039.1
5) Strongly disagree3311.7
TOTAL281100.0
44) Now I would like to ask you about your beliefs and values. For each of the following questions please indicate how much you agree or disagree with it. -- One's minister (priest, or rabbi) should come out in support of a presidential candidate. (MINPOL)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree72.5
2) Somewhat agree5318.9
3) Uncertain8329.5
4) Somewhat disagree11239.9
5) Strongly disagree269.3
TOTAL281100.0
45) Now I would like to ask you about your beliefs and values. For each of the following questions please indicate how much you agree or disagree with it. -- The United States is God's instrument in the fight against communism. (GODCOM)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree227.8
2) Somewhat agree9232.7
3) Uncertain7928.1
4) Somewhat disagree6322.4
5) Strongly disagree258.9
TOTAL281100.0
46) Now I would like to ask you about your beliefs and values. For each of the following questions please indicate how much you agree or disagree with it. -- America is God's chosen nation today. (GODCHOSE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree113.9
2) Somewhat agree7225.6
3) Uncertain7326.0
4) Somewhat disagree9935.2
5) Strongly disagree269.3
TOTAL281100.0
47) If you had a chance would you enjoy learning more about eastern religions such as Buddhism or Hinduism? (BUDDHA)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all16960.1
2) Somewhat8128.8
3) A great deal227.8
4) Not sure93.2
TOTAL281100.0
48) Do you ever pray privately? (PRAYPRI)
TOTAL%
1) Yes25289.7
2) No2910.3
TOTAL281100.0
49) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO PRAY PRIVATELY: Do you pray privately just on special occasions, often or regularly each week? (PRAYWHEN)
TOTAL%
1) Special occasions5019.8
2) Often8031.7
3) Regularly12248.4
Missing29 
TOTAL252100.0
50) Now, I would like to ask about the influence of religious beliefs and values on different kinds of activities. -- Have religious beliefs and values influenced how you treat your family? (RELFAM)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all3412.1
2) Somewhat8128.8
3) A great deal16659.1
TOTAL281100.0
51) Now, I would like to ask about the influence of religious beliefs and values on different kinds of activities. -- Have religious beliefs and values influenced your choices of political candidates? (RELPOL)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all17964.2
2) Somewhat7225.8
3) A great deal2810.0
Missing2 
TOTAL279100.0
52) Now, I would like to ask about the influence of religious beliefs and values on different kinds of activities. -- Have religious beliefs and values influenced the way you perform your work? (RELWORK)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all9132.4
2) Somewhat8530.2
3) A great deal10537.4
TOTAL281100.0
53) How often do you attend religious services? (RELOFTEN)
TOTAL%
1) More than once a week4817.1
2) Weekly8329.5
3) At least once a month2910.3
4) Several times a year3813.5
5) Once or twice a year4616.4
6) Never3713.2
TOTAL281100.0
54) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ATTEND RELIGIOUS SERVICES AT LEAST ONCE A MONTH: Not counting Sunday morning service, how many hours per week do you usually spend in church activities? (RELHOURS)
TOTAL%
1) 1011.2
2) 2123.6
3) 1314.6
4) 1011.2
5) 89.0
6) 89.0
7) 55.6
8) 11.1
9) 1314.6
Missing192 
TOTAL89100.0
55) Do you watch religious broadcasts on television? (RELTV)
TOTAL%
1) Yes17160.9
2) No11039.1
TOTAL281100.0
56) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO WATCH RELIGIOUS BROADCAST ON TELEVISION: Do you watch religious broadcasts: (RELTVTIM)
TOTAL%
1) More than once a week2917.0
2) Weekly6135.7
3) Several times a month2212.9
4) Monthly2615.2
5) Less than once a month3319.3
Missing110 
TOTAL171100.0
57) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO WATCH RELIGIOUS BROADCAST ON TELEVISION: Do you send donations or contributions to a television evangelist, preacher, or program? (RELTVDON)
TOTAL%
1) Yes3822.2
2) No13377.8
Missing110 
TOTAL171100.0
58) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO WATCH RELIGIOUS BROADCAST ON TELEVISION AND SEND DONATIONS OR CONTRIBUTIONS: Have you done this: (RELTIMES)
TOTAL%
1) Often821.1
2) Occasionally2155.3
3) Rarely923.7
Missing243 
TOTAL38100.0
59) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO WATCH RELIGIOUS BROADCAST ON TELEVISION: Do you watch religious programs mainly because somebody else in your house wants to watch them? (RELELSE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes74.2
2) No16195.8
Missing113 
TOTAL168100.0
60) In the last month have you watched any of these persons or programs? -- Jerry Falwell (FALWELL)
TOTAL%
0) No24888.3
1) Yes3311.7
TOTAL281100.0
61) In the last month have you watched any of these persons or programs? -- Rex Humbard (HUMBARD)
TOTAL%
0) No21977.9
1) Yes6222.1
TOTAL281100.0
62) In the last month have you watched any of these persons or programs? -- Jack VanImpe (VANIMPE)
TOTAL%
0) No26494.0
1) Yes176.0
TOTAL281100.0
63) In the last month have you watched any of these persons or programs? -- Oral Roberts (ROBERTS)
TOTAL%
0) No20372.2
1) Yes7827.8
TOTAL281100.0
64) In the last month have you watched any of these persons or programs? -- Ernest Angley (ANGLEY)
TOTAL%
0) No25590.7
1) Yes269.3
TOTAL281100.0
65) In the last month have you watched any of these persons or programs? -- The PTL Club with Jim Baker (PTL)
TOTAL%
0) No24185.8
1) Yes4014.2
TOTAL281100.0
66) In the last month have you watched any of these persons or programs? -- James Robison (ROBISON)
TOTAL%
0) No26694.7
1) Yes155.3
TOTAL281100.0
67) In the last month have you watched any of these persons or programs? -- Kenneth Copeland (COPELAND)
TOTAL%
0) No25590.7
1) Yes269.3
TOTAL281100.0
68) In the last month have you watched any of these persons or programs? -- The 700 Club (SEVEN)
TOTAL%
0) No22178.6
1) Yes6021.4
TOTAL281100.0
69) In the last month have you watched any of these persons or programs? -- Praise the Lord with Paul Crouch (PRAISE)
TOTAL%
0) No26795.0
1) Yes145.0
TOTAL281100.0
70) Do you believe that every word of the Bible is true? (BIBLE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes18666.4
2) No5318.9
3) Not sure4114.6
Missing1 
TOTAL280100.0
71) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO BELIEVE EVERY WORD OF THE BIBLE: Are you certain every word is true or do you have some doubts? (BIBDOUBT)
TOTAL%
1) Certain14175.8
2) Some doubts4524.2
Missing95 
TOTAL186100.0
72) Do you believe that someday Christ will return? (CHRIST)
TOTAL%
1) Yes22580.4
2) No207.1
3) Not sure3512.5
Missing1 
TOTAL280100.0
73) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO BELIEVE THAT CHRIST WILL RETURN: Are you certain Christ will return or do you have some doubts? (CHRDOUBT)
TOTAL%
1) Certain18280.2
2) Some doubts4519.8
Missing54 
TOTAL227100.0
74) Do you believe Satan is an actual personality working in the world today? (SATAN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes18164.6
2) No5318.9
3) Not sure4616.4
Missing1 
TOTAL280100.0
75) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO BELIEVE SATAN IS AN ACTUAL PERSONALITY WORKING IN THE WORLD TODAY: Are you certain about Satan or do you have some doubts? (SATDOUBT)
TOTAL%
1) Certain15785.3
2) Some doubts2714.7
Missing97 
TOTAL184100.0
76) Have you heard of the Moral Majority? (MORALMAJ)
TOTAL%
1) Yes18264.8
2) No9935.2
TOTAL281100.0
77) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE HEARD OF THE MORAL MAJORITY: How do you feel about the Moral Majority? (MORMAJAT)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly support this group73.8
2) Generally support this group4021.7
3) Feel somewhat against this group4926.6
4) Feel strongly against the Moral Majority3921.2
5) No opinion4926.6
Missing97 
TOTAL184100.0
78) What is your religious preference? (RELPREF)
TOTAL%
1) Catholic269.3
2) Protestant20874.3
3) Jewish10.4
4) A follower of another religion145.0
5) No religious preference3111.1
Missing1 
TOTAL280100.0
79) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE PROTESTANT: What is your denomination? (DENOM)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist5626.4
2) Methodist/Wesleyan5726.9
3) Episcopalian, Presbyterian, Lutheran104.7
4) Church of Christ or Disciples of Christ125.7
5) Nazarene136.1
6) Church of God/Assembly of God115.2
7) Other denomination2913.7
8) Says no denomination188.5
9) No answer62.8
Missing69 
TOTAL212100.0
80) Are you: (MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Married17261.2
2) Divorced269.3
3) Separated41.4
4) Widowed3913.9
5) Never married3813.5
6) Living partners20.7
TOTAL281100.0
81) Last week were you working full-time, part-time, unemployed, keeping house, or what? (WRKSTAT)
TOTAL%
1) Working full-time10437.0
2) Working part-time3111.0
3) With a job, but not at work because of temporary illness, vacation, strike41.4
4) Unemployed, laid off, looking for work113.9
5) Retired5519.6
6) In school103.6
7) Keeping house6021.4
8) Other62.1
TOTAL281100.0
82) For whom do you work? (EMPLOYER)
TOTAL%
1) Ball State University85.7
2) Warner Gear75.0
3) Chevrolet64.3
4) Westinghouse10.7
5) Delco21.4
6) Schools1410.0
7) Ball Hospital42.9
8) Ball Corporation21.4
9) Marsh Supermarkets32.1
10) Broderick Corporation21.4
11) Other9165.0
Missing141 
TOTAL140100.0
83) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENT WHO ARE MARRIED: Last week was your wife/husband working full-time, part-time, unemployed, keeping house, or what? (SPWRKSTA)
TOTAL%
1) Working full-time10258.3
2) Working part-time169.1
3) With a job, but not at work because of temporary illness, vacation, strike31.7
4) Unemployed, laid off, looking for work31.7
5) Retired3218.3
7) Keeping house158.6
8) Other42.3
Missing106 
TOTAL175100.0
84) For whom does your (wife/husband) work? (SPEMPLOY)
TOTAL%
1) Ball State University32.5
2) Warner Gear65.0
3) Chevrolet86.7
5) Delco54.2
6) Schools75.8
7) Ball Hospital75.8
10) Broderick Corporation10.8
11) Other8369.2
Missing161 
TOTAL120100.0
85) What is the last grade you completed in school? (EDUC)
TOTAL%
3) Elementary-310.4
5) Elementary-510.4
6) Elementary-631.1
7) Elementary-751.8
8) Elementary-8248.5
9) High School-9113.9
10) High School-10176.0
11) High School-11207.1
12) High School-1211039.1
13) College-Freshman155.3
14) College-Sophomore145.0
15) College-Junior82.8
16) College-Senior196.8
17) College-Graduate or Professional165.7
18) Trade School176.0
TOTAL281100.0
86) What is the last grade your wife/husband completed in school? (SPEDUC)
TOTAL%
4) Elementary-410.6
6) Elementary-621.2
7) Elementary-731.7
8) Elementary-8158.7
9) High School-963.5
10) High School-1084.7
11) High School-1195.2
12) High School-128448.8
13) College-Freshman84.7
14) College-Sophomore52.9
15) College-Junior52.9
16) College-Senior42.3
17) College-Graduate or Professional105.8
18) Trade School127.0
Missing109 
TOTAL172100.0
87) Are there any children living with you for whom you are responsible? (DEPEND)
TOTAL%
1) Yes12946.4
2) No14953.6
Missing3 
TOTAL278100.0
88) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE CHILDREN LIVING WITH THEM FOR WHOM THEY ARE RESPONSIBLE: How many are there? (CHILDS)
TOTAL%
0) 15354.4
1) 4817.1
2) 4114.6
3) 2910.3
4) 82.8
6) 20.7
TOTAL281100.0
89) How old are the child/children? -- First child (CHLDAGE1)
TOTAL%
0) 21.6
1) 32.3
2) 53.9
3) 21.6
4) 32.3
5) 32.3
6) 32.3
7) 43.1
8) 75.4
9) 86.2
10) 32.3
11) 64.7
12) 97.0
13) 64.7
14) 86.2
15) 75.4
16) 107.8
17) 86.2
18) 75.4
19) 43.1
20) 32.3
21) 64.7
22) 32.3
23) 21.6
24) 21.6
30) 10.8
39) 10.8
43) 10.8
50) 10.8
65) 10.8
Missing152 
TOTAL129100.0
90) How old are the child/children? -- Second child (CHLDAGE2)
TOTAL%
0) 45.0
1) 11.3
2) 45.0
3) 45.0
4) 22.5
5) 56.3
6) 33.8
7) 67.5
8) 56.3
9) 33.8
10) 45.0
11) 1215.0
12) 11.3
13) 56.3
14) 56.3
15) 33.8
16) 22.5
17) 11.3
18) 33.8
19) 33.8
20) 11.3
24) 11.3
35) 11.3
48) 11.3
Missing201 
TOTAL80100.0
91) How old are the child/children? -- Third child (CHLDAGE3)
TOTAL%
0) 12.6
1) 12.6
3) 37.7
4) 410.3
5) 37.7
6) 25.1
7) 37.7
8) 37.7
9) 12.6
10) 410.3
11) 615.4
12) 25.1
14) 12.6
15) 25.1
16) 12.6
17) 12.6
19) 12.6
Missing242 
TOTAL39100.0
92) How old are the child/children? -- Fourth child (CHLDAGE4)
TOTAL%
3) 220.0
4) 220.0
5) 220.0
8) 220.0
12) 220.0
Missing271 
TOTAL10100.0
93) How old are the child/children? -- Fifth child (CHLDAGE5)
TOTAL%
2) 150.0
10) 150.0
Missing279 
TOTAL2100.0
94) How old are the child/children? -- Sixth child (CHLDAGE6)
TOTAL%
1) 150.0
10) 150.0
Missing279 
TOTAL2100.0
95) About how many close relatives do you have in the county, i.e., relatives who know you well, who you see often and who you count on? (RELATIVE)
TOTAL%
0) 4315.4
1) 155.4
2) 2910.4
3) 165.7
4) 207.2
5) 155.4
6) 207.2
7) 41.4
8) 134.7
9) 10.4
10) 227.9
12) 165.7
13) 41.4
15) 82.9
16) 20.7
17) 10.4
18) 10.4
20) 155.4
23) 20.7
24) 10.4
25) 51.8
30) 62.2
35) 20.7
40) 41.4
45) 10.4
50) 62.2
55) 10.4
60) Sixty or more62.2
Missing2 
TOTAL279100.0
96) What is your age please? (AGE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL27746.16218
97) What is your ethnic status? Are you ? (ETHNIC)
TOTAL%
1) Black4014.3
2) White23383.2
3) American Indian20.7
4) Latin (Mexican American, Puerto Rican)31.1
6) A member of some other ethnic group20.7
Missing1 
TOTAL280100.0
98) Comparing your current financial situation to that of one year ago, is your income now: (PASTINC)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal more134.7
2) More10839.0
3) The same9032.5
4) Less4516.2
5) A great deal less217.6
Missing4 
TOTAL277100.0
99) Comparing your current financial situation to that of five years ago, is your income now: (PASTINC5)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal more6423.3
2) More11140.4
3) The same269.5
4) Less5319.3
5) A great deal less217.6
Missing6 
TOTAL275100.0
100) Finally, I'd like to ask you a general question about your income please. Last year, was your total family income, from all sources (INCOME)
TOTAL%
1) $5,000 or less3814.1
2) $5,000 - 10,0004717.4
3) $10,000 - 15,0005620.7
4) $15,000 - 20,0004115.2
5) $20,000 - 25,0004315.9
6) $25,000 - 50,0003613.3
7) Over $50,00093.3
Missing11 
TOTAL270100.0
101) Sex: (SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Male11139.9
2) Female16760.1
Missing3 
TOTAL278100.0
102) The respondent is: (SUBSTITU)
TOTAL%
1) Original16358.0
2) Substitute11842.0
TOTAL281100.0
103) Sex of interviewer: (INTVSEX)
TOTAL%
1) Male7627.1
2) Female20472.9
Missing1 
TOTAL280100.0
104) Sub-sample: (SUBSAMPL)
TOTAL%
1) Center Township15354.4
2) Albany113.9
3) Eaton103.6
4) Gaston103.6
5) Selma124.3
6) Yorktown103.6
7) Rural6322.4
8) Random digit dialing subsample124.3
TOTAL281100.0
105) I-SEX: Sex: (For use with on-line analysis) (I-SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Male11139.9
2) Female16760.1
Missing3 
TOTAL278100.0
106) I-RELIG: What is your religious preference? (For use with on-line analysis) (I-RELIG)
TOTAL%
1) Catholic269.3
2) Protestant20874.3
3) Jewish10.4
4) A follower of another religion145.0
5) No religious preference3111.1
Missing1 
TOTAL280100.0
107) I-MARITAL: Are you: (For use with on-line analysis) (I-MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Married17261.2
2) Divorced269.3
3) Separated41.4
4) Widowed3913.9
5) Never married3813.5
6) Living partners20.7
TOTAL281100.0
108) I-RACE: What is your ethnic status? Are you ? (For use with on-line analysis) (I-RACE)
TOTAL%
1) Black4014.3
2) White23383.2
3) American Indian20.7
4) Latin (Mexican American, Puerto Rican)31.1
6) A member of some other ethnic group20.7
Missing1 
TOTAL280100.0
109) I-EDUC: What is the last grade you completed in school? (Recoded for use with on-line analysis) (I-EDUC)
TOTAL%
1) Less than High School8229.2
2) High School graduate11039.1
3) Some college5419.2
4) College graduate196.8
5) Post graduate/professional165.7
TOTAL281100.0
110) I-AGE: What is your age please? (Recoded for use with on-line analysis) (I-AGE)
TOTAL%
1) Age 18-306924.9
2) Age 31-457928.5
3) Age 46-554014.4
4) Age 56-653311.9
5) Age 65+5620.2
Missing4 
TOTAL277100.0
111) I-INCOME: Finally, I'd like to ask you a general question about your income please. Last year, was your total family income, from all sources (Recoded for use with on-line analysis) (I-INCOME)
TOTAL%
1) Less than $10,0008531.5
2) $10,001-$15,0005620.7
3) $15,001-$25,0008431.1
4) $25,001-$50,0003613.3
5) $50,001 and up93.3
Missing11 
TOTAL270100.0