Middletown Area Study, 1985

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) Identification Number (CASEID)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL379192.749111
2) Taken all together, how would you say things are these days - would you say that you are very happy, pretty happy, or not so happy? (HAPPY)
TOTAL%
1) Not too happy4612.1
2) Pretty happy21556.7
3) Very happy11630.6
4) Don't know20.5
TOTAL379100.0
3) Compared to your life today, how do you think things will be five years from now - do you think you will be happier than you are now, or not quite as happy? (FUTUREH)
TOTAL%
1) Not as happy338.7
2) Same8121.4
3) Happier23662.4
4) Don't know287.4
Missing1 
TOTAL378100.0
4) And five years ago, were you happier or not quite as happy? (PASTHAP)
TOTAL%
1) Not as happy16443.3
2) Same11129.3
3) Happier10327.2
4) Don't know10.3
TOTAL379100.0
5) Last week were you working full time, part time, going to school, keeping house, or what? (WRKSTAT)
TOTAL%
1) Full time14538.3
2) Part time5815.3
3) With a job, but temporarily off41.1
4) Unemployed, laid off92.4
5) Retired5715.0
6) In school277.1
7) Keeping house7620.1
8) Other30.8
TOTAL379100.0
6) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE WORKING: What kind of work do you do? What is your job called? (OCC)
TOTAL%
1) Professional, technical, kindred workers4521.5
2) Managers, officials and proprietors (except farm)2712.9
3) Clerical, sales, kindred workers4320.6
4) Craftsman, foreman, kindred workers2512.0
5) Operatives, service, kindred workers6933.0
Missing170 
TOTAL209100.0
7) Have you lost a job within the last year? (LOSTJOB)
TOTAL%
1) Yes4612.7
2) No31687.3
Missing17 
TOTAL362100.0
8) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO LOST A JOB WITHIN THE LAST YEAR: Did you quit or were you let go? (QUITFIRE)
TOTAL%
1) Quit2758.7
2) Let go1737.0
3) Don't know24.3
Missing333 
TOTAL46100.0
9) Are you currently married, widowed, divorced, separated, living with a partner, or have you never been married? (MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Married22860.2
2) Widowed4211.1
3) Divorced359.2
4) Separated61.6
5) Never married6116.1
6) Living with a partner71.8
TOTAL379100.0
10) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE WIDOWED: How long ago did (he/she) die? (SPDIE)
TOTAL%
1) Last year (1984-1985)512.8
2) Four years before (1980-1983)717.9
3) Longer ago (Before 1980)2666.7
4) Don't know12.6
Missing340 
TOTAL39100.0
11) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO (ARE/HAVE BEEN) MARRIED: How old were you when you first married? (AGEWED)
TOTAL%
15) 62.0
16) 82.6
17) 227.2
18) 3712.1
19) 4213.7
20) 268.5
21) 4514.7
22) 258.2
23) 175.6
24) 165.2
25) 175.6
26) 123.9
27) 113.6
28) 62.0
29) 51.6
30) 10.3
31) 20.7
32) 10.3
34) 10.3
35) 10.3
37) 10.3
38) 31.0
40) 10.3
Missing73 
TOTAL306100.0
12) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE CURRENTLY MARRIED, WIDOWED, OR LIVING WITH A PARTNER: Have you ever been divorced? (DIVORCE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes6823.8
2) No21775.9
3) Don't know10.3
Missing93 
TOTAL286100.0
13) Do you have any children living with you now, including even those temporarily away at school? (CHILD)
TOTAL%
1) Yes17948.1
2) No19351.9
Missing7 
TOTAL372100.0
14) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE ANY CHILDREN LIVING WITH THEM NOW, INCLUDING EVEN THOSE TEMPORARILY AWAY AT SCHOOL: How many children do you have? (CHILD#)
TOTAL%
1) 6636.3
2) 7038.5
3) 2513.7
4) 137.1
5) 52.7
7) 21.1
9) 10.5
Missing197 
TOTAL182100.0
15) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE ANY CHILDREN LIVING WITH THEM NOW, INCLUDING EVEN THOSE TEMPORARILY AWAY AT SCHOOL: What are their ages? -- [How many] kids ages 0 to 5 (TODDLER)
TOTAL%
0) 30480.4
1) 5414.3
2) 164.2
3) 30.8
5) 10.3
Missing1 
TOTAL378100.0
16) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE ANY CHILDREN LIVING WITH THEM NOW, INCLUDING EVEN THOSE TEMPORARILY AWAY AT SCHOOL: What are their ages? -- [How many] kids ages 6 to 12 (YOUNG)
TOTAL%
0) 30380.2
1) 5013.2
2) 205.3
3) 30.8
4) 10.3
6) 10.3
Missing1 
TOTAL378100.0
17) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE ANY CHILDREN LIVING WITH THEM NOW, INCLUDING EVEN THOSE TEMPORARILY AWAY AT SCHOOL: What are their ages? -- [How many] kids ages 13 to 18 (TEENS)
TOTAL%
0) 31182.3
1) 4311.4
2) 164.2
3) 61.6
4) 20.5
Missing1 
TOTAL378100.0
18) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE ANY CHILDREN LIVING WITH THEM NOW, INCLUDING EVEN THOSE TEMPORARILY AWAY AT SCHOOL: What are their ages? -- [How many] kids ages 19 or older (ADULTS)
TOTAL%
0) 33287.8
1) 297.7
2) 123.2
3) 20.5
4) 30.8
Missing1 
TOTAL378100.0
19) Last week, was your spouse working full time, part time, going to school, keeping house, or what? (SWRKSTAT)
TOTAL%
1) Full time12855.9
2) Part time2410.5
3) With a job, but temporarily off10.4
4) Unemployed, laid off62.6
5) Retired2812.2
6) In school31.3
7) Keeping house3615.7
8) Other31.3
Missing150 
TOTAL229100.0
20) What kind of work does (he/she) do? What is (his/her) job called? (SPOCC)
TOTAL%
1) Professional, technical, kindred workers4127.3
2) Managers, officials, proprietors (except farm)3020.0
3) Clerical, sales, kindred workers2516.7
4) Craftsman, foreman, kindred workers1812.0
5) Operatives, service, kindred workers3523.3
6) Laborers (except farm and mine)10.7
Missing229 
TOTAL150100.0
21) Now we want to ask some questions about your satisfaction with your life. Let's start with an overall question. How satisfied are you with your life as a whole - are you mainly satisfied or mainly dissatisfied? (LIFSAT)
TOTAL%
1) Very dissatisfied82.1
2) Somewhat dissatisfied205.3
3) Neutral82.1
4) Somewhat satisfied13535.7
5) Very satisfied20754.8
Missing1 
TOTAL378100.0
22) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE WORKING: What about your job - are you mainly satisfied or mainly dissatisfied (JOBSTAT)
TOTAL%
1) Very dissatisfied124.8
2) Somewhat dissatisfied3011.9
3) Neutral52.0
4) Somewhat satisfied8132.1
5) Very satisfied12449.2
Missing127 
TOTAL252100.0
23) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MARRIED: How about your marriage - are you mainly satisfied or mainly dissatisfied (SATMAR)
TOTAL%
1) Very dissatisfied52.2
2) Somewhat dissatisfied62.6
4) Somewhat satisfied2912.7
5) Very satisfied18882.5
Missing151 
TOTAL228100.0
24) How about you relationships with your friends - are you mainly satisfied or mainly dissatisfied? (FRIENDS)
TOTAL%
1) Very dissatisfied41.1
2) Somewhat dissatisfied133.4
3) Neutral61.6
4) Somewhat satisfied8121.5
5) Very satisfied27372.4
Missing2 
TOTAL377100.0
25) How about your relationships with your close relatives, your family - are you mainly satisfied or mainly dissatisfied? (FAMILY)
TOTAL%
1) Very dissatisfied112.9
2) Somewhat dissatisfied225.9
3) Neutral20.5
4) Somewhat satisfied8723.1
5) Very satisfied25467.6
Missing3 
TOTAL376100.0
26) How about your financial situation - are you mainly satisfied or mainly dissatisfied? (FINANCES)
TOTAL%
1) Very dissatisfied4612.1
2) Somewhat dissatisfied5414.2
3) Neutral82.1
4) Somewhat satisfied16844.3
5) Very satisfied10327.2
TOTAL379100.0
27) How about the city of Muncie - are you mainly satisfied or mainly dissatisfied? (MUNCIE)
TOTAL%
1) Very dissatisfied379.9
2) Somewhat dissatisfied5213.9
3) Neutral112.9
4) Somewhat satisfied16945.1
5) Very satisfied10628.3
Missing4 
TOTAL375100.0
28) Now here are some questions about how people describe themselves. After each statement, I'll ask you how true each description is of you, whether it is very true, pretty true, true half of the time, not very true, or not true at all. -- My life is interesting. (LIFEFUN)
TOTAL%
1) Not true at all164.2
2) Not very true338.7
3) True half of the time102.6
4) Pretty true19050.1
5) Very true13034.3
TOTAL379100.0
29) Now here are some questions about how people describe themselves. After each statement, I'll ask you how true each description is of you, whether it is very true, pretty true, true half of the time, not very true, or not true at all. -- I feel that I am useful and needed. (NEEDED)
TOTAL%
1) Not true at all92.4
2) Not very true154.0
3) True half of the time112.9
4) Pretty true13736.1
5) Very true20754.6
TOTAL379100.0
30) Now here are some questions about how people describe themselves. After each statement, I'll ask you how true each description is of you, whether it is very true, pretty true, true half of the time, not very true, or not true at all. --My life is pretty full. (LIFEFULL)
TOTAL%
1) Not true at all92.4
2) Not very true266.9
3) True half of the time82.1
4) Pretty true13836.4
5) Very true19852.2
TOTAL379100.0
31) Now here are some questions about how people describe themselves. After each statement, I'll ask you how true each description is of you, whether it is very true, pretty true, true half of the time, not very true, or not true at all. -- I feel hopeful about the future. (HOPEFUL)
TOTAL%
1) Not true at all82.1
2) Not very true205.3
3) True half of the time164.2
4) Pretty true12733.6
5) Very true20754.8
Missing1 
TOTAL378100.0
32) Now here are some questions about how people describe themselves. After each statement, I'll ask you how true each description is of you, whether it is very true, pretty true, true half of the time, not very true, or not true at all. -- I feel that I am a person of worth, at least as much as others. (WORTHY)
TOTAL%
1) Not true at all10.3
2) Not very true71.8
3) True half of the time82.1
4) Pretty true11630.6
5) Very true24765.2
TOTAL379100.0
33) Now here are some questions about how people describe themselves. After each statement, I'll ask you how true each description is of you, whether it is very true, pretty true, true half of the time, not very true, or not true at all. --On the whole, I feel good about myself. (FEELGOOD)
TOTAL%
1) Not true at all10.3
2) Not very true123.2
3) True half of the time51.3
4) Pretty true15641.2
5) Very true20554.1
TOTAL379100.0
34) Now here are some questions about how people describe themselves. After each statement, I'll ask you how true each description is of you, whether it is very true, pretty true, true half of the time, not very true, or not true at all. -- I have always felt pretty sure my life would work out the way I wanted it to. (WORKOUT)
TOTAL%
1) Not true at all225.8
2) Not very true6116.1
3) True half of the time287.4
4) Pretty true15841.8
5) Very true10928.8
Missing1 
TOTAL378100.0
35) Next, I'd like to ask some questions about your health. How would you rate your own health - is your health excellent, good, fair or poor? (SATHLTH)
TOTAL%
1) Poor164.2
2) Fair6717.7
3) Good15641.2
4) Excellent14036.9
TOTAL379100.0
36) Have you been seriously ill or hospitalized in the last year? (VERYILL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes6116.1
2) No31883.9
TOTAL379100.0
37) How about any member of your immediate family? Have any of them been seriously ill or hospitalized in the past year? (FAMILL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes10126.6
2) No27672.8
3) Don't know20.5
TOTAL379100.0
38) Please tell me, is your mother still living? (MALIVE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes24163.6
2) No13736.1
3) Don't know10.3
TOTAL379100.0
39) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHOSE MOTHERS ARE NOT LIVING: How long ago did she die? (MADIE)
TOTAL%
1) Last year (1984-1985)64.4
2) Four years before (1980-1983)128.8
3) Longer ago (before 1980)11786.0
4) Don't know10.7
Missing243 
TOTAL136100.0
40) Is your father still living? (PALIVE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes18649.2
2) No18950.0
3) Don't know30.8
Missing1 
TOTAL378100.0
41) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHOSE FATHERS ARE NOT LIVING: How long ago did he die? (PADIE)
TOTAL%
1) Last year63.2
2) Four years before2211.6
3) Longer ago16285.3
Missing189 
TOTAL190100.0
42) Now I want to read you a short list of physical problems some people have. For each one, please tell me how often you have that problem. Tell me whether you have it nearly all the time, pretty often, half the time, not very much, or never. -- Trouble getting to sleep or staying asleep (SLEEP)
TOTAL%
1) Never14337.7
2) Not very much13435.4
3) Half the time297.7
4) Pretty often5013.2
5) Nearly all the time236.1
TOTAL379100.0
43) Now I want to read you a short list of physical problems some people have. For each one, please tell me how often you have that problem. Tell me whether you have it nearly all the time, pretty often, half the time, not very much, or never. -- Being bothered by nervousness, feeling fidgety and tense (NERVOUS)
TOTAL%
1) Never11730.9
2) Not very much16944.6
3) Half the time369.5
4) Pretty often3810.0
5) Nearly all the time195.0
TOTAL379100.0
44) Now I want to read you a short list of physical problems some people have. For each one, please tell me how often you have that problem. Tell me whether you have it nearly all the time, pretty often, half the time, not very much, or never. -- Headaches or pains in the head (HEADACHE)
TOTAL%
1) Never14538.3
2) Not very much16543.5
3) Half the time266.9
4) Pretty often318.2
5) Nearly all the time123.2
TOTAL379100.0
45) Now I want to read you a short list of physical problems some people have. For each one, please tell me how often you have that problem. Tell me whether you have it nearly all the time, pretty often, half the time, not very much, or never. -- Loss of appetite (NOHUNGER)
TOTAL%
1) Never27372.0
2) Not very much7419.5
3) Half the time143.7
4) Pretty often143.7
5) Nearly all the time41.1
TOTAL379100.0
46) Now I want to read you a short list of physical problems some people have. For each one, please tell me how often you have that problem. Tell me whether you have it nearly all the time, pretty often, half the time, not very much, or never. -- Upset stomach (SICKTUM)
TOTAL%
1) Never16643.9
2) Not very much14839.2
3) Half the time256.6
4) Pretty often307.9
5) Nearly all the time92.4
Missing1 
TOTAL378100.0
47) Now I want to read you a short list of physical problems some people have. For each one, please tell me how often you have that problem. Tell me whether you have it nearly all the time, pretty often, half the time, not very much, or never. -- Difficulty in getting up in the morning (NOGETUP)
TOTAL%
1) Never18849.6
2) Not very much8422.2
3) Half the time328.4
4) Pretty often369.5
5) Nearly all the time3910.3
TOTAL379100.0
48) Next I want to ask some questions about your feelings and mood these days. To begin, how would you describe your overall mood today - are you in a good mood or a bad mood? (MOODNOW)
TOTAL%
1) Bad184.7
2) Neutral205.3
3) Good34089.7
4) Don't know10.3
TOTAL379100.0
49) And one week ago, what was your overall mood then? Were you in a good mood or a bad mood? (PASTMOOD)
TOTAL%
1) Bad4612.1
2) Neutral215.5
3) Good30781.0
4) Don't know51.3
TOTAL379100.0
50) During the past few weeks, have you ever felt -- Particularly excited or interested in something? (EXCITED)
TOTAL%
1) No11229.6
2) Yes26770.4
TOTAL379100.0
51) During the past few weeks, have you ever felt -- So restless that you couldn't sit long in a chair? (RESTLESS)
TOTAL%
1) No27071.2
2) Yes10928.8
TOTAL379100.0
52) During the past few weeks, have you ever felt -- Proud because someone complimented you on something you had done? (PROUD)
TOTAL%
1) No9825.9
2) Yes28073.9
3) Don't know10.3
TOTAL379100.0
53) During the past few weeks, have you ever felt -- Very lonely or remote from people? (LONELY)
TOTAL%
1) No29277.0
2) Yes8723.0
TOTAL379100.0
54) During the past few weeks, have you ever felt -- Pleased about having accomplished something? (PLEASED)
TOTAL%
1) No4612.2
2) Yes33187.6
3) Don't know10.3
Missing1 
TOTAL378100.0
55) During the past few weeks, have you ever felt -- Bored? (BORED)
TOTAL%
1) No23862.8
2) Yes14036.9
3) Don't know10.3
TOTAL379100.0
56) During the past few weeks, have you ever felt -- On top of the world? (TOPWORLD)
TOTAL%
1) No21957.8
2) Yes15641.2
3) Don't know41.1
TOTAL379100.0
57) During the past few weeks, have you ever felt -- Depressed or very unhappy? (DEPRESED)
TOTAL%
1) No27873.4
2) Yes9825.9
3) Don't know30.8
TOTAL379100.0
58) During the past few weeks, have you ever felt -- That things were going your way? (GOINGOK)
TOTAL%
1) No7720.4
2) Yes29478.0
3) Don't know61.6
Missing2 
TOTAL377100.0
59) During the past few weeks, have you ever felt -- Upset because someone criticized you? (UPSET)
TOTAL%
1) No31081.8
2) Yes6918.2
TOTAL379100.0
60) Next, we would like to know your opinions about some current issues in our community and society. First, there has been a lot of mention made recently about the disease called AIDS. Have you heard about AIDS? (AIDS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes37899.7
2) No10.3
TOTAL379100.0
61) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE HEARD ABOUT AIDS: Okay then, do you think a school should allow a child with AIDS to attend classes? (KIDAIDS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes10828.8
2) No17145.6
3) Don't know9625.6
Missing4 
TOTAL375100.0
62) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE HEARD ABOUT AIDS: If it turned out that a man you know developed AIDS would you worry about shaking his hand for fear you might catch it? (CATCHIT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes10828.6
2) No25066.1
3) Don't know205.3
Missing1 
TOTAL378100.0
63) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE HEARD ABOUT AIDS: What sort of a chance do you think you have of getting AIDS? Do you think your chance is very strong, strong, weak, or none at all? (GETAIDS)
TOTAL%
1) None21156.0
2) Weak14538.5
3) Strong61.6
4) Very strong10.3
5) Don't know143.7
Missing2 
TOTAL377100.0
64) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE HEARD ABOUT AIDS: Do you think people who have AIDS should be prohibited by law from jobs involving close contact with others? (QTINE)
TOTAL%
1) No15240.4
2) Yes14739.1
3) 7720.5
Missing3 
TOTAL376100.0
65) Should divorce in this country be easier or more difficult to obtain than it is now? (EZDIVORC)
TOTAL%
1) More difficult20454.4
2) Stay as is6918.4
3) Easier7419.7
4) Don't know287.5
Missing4 
TOTAL375100.0
66) Do 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%
1) No15842.0
2) Qualified answer volunteered133.5
3) Yes19351.3
4) Don't know123.2
Missing3 
TOTAL376100.0
67) Do you agree or disagree that women should take care of running the homes and leave running the country up to men? (SEXROLES)
TOTAL%
1) Disagree28474.9
2) Agree8723.0
3) Don't know82.1
TOTAL379100.0
68) To what extent would you be for or against a law which stated that an adult can lead children in prayer in public schools? Would you be: (SCPRAYER)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly for this law15240.1
2) Moderately for this law9926.1
3) Neutral or undecided5514.5
4) Moderately against this law307.9
5) Strongly against this law4010.6
6) Don't know30.8
TOTAL379100.0
69) How often have you felt as though you were really in touch with someone who had died? Have you had this experience: (INTOUCH)
TOTAL%
1) Never22659.8
2) Once or twice9926.2
3) Several times359.3
4) Often112.9
5) Don't know71.9
Missing1 
TOTAL378100.0
70) And how often have you felt as though you were very close to a powerful, spiritual force that seemed to lift you out of yourself. Have you had this experience: (THEFORCE)
TOTAL%
1) Never21456.8
2) Once or twice7820.7
3) Several times379.8
4) Often4411.7
5) Don't know41.1
Missing2 
TOTAL377100.0
71) Have you been the victim of a crime during the past year? (VICTIM)
TOTAL%
1) Yes318.2
2) No34891.8
TOTAL379100.0
72) Would you feel safe walking alone in your neighborhood at night? (SAFETY)
TOTAL%
1) No24765.3
2) Yes12733.6
3) Don't know41.1
Missing1 
TOTAL378100.0
73) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MARRIED: Please think about all the work that needs to be done to keep your household going - I mean things like shopping, repairs, cleaning the house, taking care of children, paying bills, and so forth. How much of the total amount do you do - a lot more than your spouse, a little bit more, about the same, a little bit less than your spouse, or a lot less? (HOUSEWK)
TOTAL%
1) Lot more7633.0
2) Little more3917.0
3) Even7833.9
4) Little less167.0
5) Lot less219.1
Missing149 
TOTAL230100.0
74) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MARRIED: How satisfied are you with the way you and your spouse share the household work - are you very satisfied, a little satisfied, a little dissatisfied, or very dissatisfied? (SATHSWK)
TOTAL%
1) Very satisfied13961.0
2) A little satisfied5323.2
3) Half and half62.6
4) A little dissatisfied177.5
5) Very dissatisfied135.7
Missing151 
TOTAL228100.0
75) 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? (STILLWRK)
TOTAL%
1) Yes15672.6
2) No5827.0
3) Don't know10.5
Missing164 
TOTAL215100.0
76) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO WOULD CONTINUE TO WORK IF THEY WERE TO GET ENOUGH MONEY TO LIVE AS COMFORTABLY AS THEY WOULD LIKE FOR THE REST OF THEIR LIFE: Would you continue to work at the same job as you have now? (SAMEJOB)
TOTAL%
1) Yes8758.0
2) No6140.7
3) Don't know21.3
Missing229 
TOTAL150100.0
77) Are you self-employed or do you work for someone else? (SELFEMPL)
TOTAL%
1) Self4219.7
2) Other17180.3
Missing166 
TOTAL213100.0
78) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO WORK FOR SOMEONE ELSE: Are you a government employee or do you work for a private business? (GOVTPRIV)
TOTAL%
1) Government2413.8
2) Private13376.4
3) BSU or University (Volunteered)179.8
Missing205 
TOTAL174100.0
79) What is your religious preference? (RELPREF)
TOTAL%
1) Catholic3910.3
2) Protestant24364.3
3) Other Christian4612.2
5) Other religion like Islam, Muslim, etc.51.3
6) None4110.8
7) Don't know41.1
Missing1 
TOTAL378100.0
80) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE PROTESTANT OR OTHER CHRISTIAN: What is your affiliation or denomination? (DENOM)
TOTAL%
1) Methodist9534.5
2) Presbyterian, Episcopal228.0
3) Lutheran (Not part of the Lutheran Churches of America)10.4
4) Lutheran (Part of the Lutheran Churches of America)72.5
5) Lutheran (Not sure if part of the Lutheran Churches of America)10.4
6) Baptist (Not part of the American Convention)217.6
7) Baptist (Part of the American Convention)145.1
8) Baptist (Nor sure if part of the American Convention)259.1
9) Christian (Not Disciples of Christ)134.7
10) Christian (Disciples of Christ)134.7
11) Christian (Not sure if Disciples of Christ)20.7
12) United Church of Christ72.5
13) Church of the Brethren31.1
14) Friends Church10.4
15) Unitarian-Universalist31.1
16) Other4717.1
Missing104 
TOTAL275100.0
81) How often do you attend religious services? (ATTEND)
TOTAL%
0) Never6717.7
1) Less than once a year338.7
2) About once or twice a year5614.8
3) Several times a year4010.6
4) About once a month307.9
5) 2-3 times a month3810.1
6) Nearly every week112.9
7) Every week6416.9
8) Several times a week3910.3
Missing1 
TOTAL378100.0
82) Do you agree or disagree with this statement. America simply has not recognized the contributions of Christian fundamentalists. Do you strongly agree, agree, disagree, or strongly disagree? (CONFUNDA)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree3710.3
2) Agree10729.9
3) Half and half133.6
4) Disagree9727.1
5) Strongly disagree267.3
6) Don't know7821.8
Missing21 
TOTAL358100.0
83) How about the statement, "Every word of the Bible is true." Do you: (BIBLE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree11931.6
2) Agree10227.1
3) Half and half133.5
4) Disagree8422.3
5) Strongly disagree4110.9
6) Don't know174.5
Missing3 
TOTAL376100.0
84) What is the last grade you completed in school? (EDUC)
TOTAL%
3) Elementary--310.3
5) Elementary--520.5
6) Elementary--641.1
7) Elementary--730.8
8) Elementary--8112.9
9) High School--9154.0
10) High School--10174.5
11) High School--11154.0
12) High School Graduate13134.7
13) College--Freshman236.1
14) College--Sophomore338.7
15) College--Junior256.6
16) College--Senior379.8
17) College--Graduate or Professional4812.7
18) Trade school133.4
Missing1 
TOTAL378100.0
85) How would you describe your overall political views? Are they: (POLVIEWS)
TOTAL%
1) Very liberal225.9
2) Liberal7018.8
3) Middle of the road13034.9
4) Conservative10026.8
5) Very conservative349.1
6) Don't know174.6
Missing6 
TOTAL373100.0
86) To what racial group do you belong? (RACE)
TOTAL%
1) White35894.5
2) Black164.2
3) Other51.3
TOTAL379100.0
87) During the last few years, has your financial situation been getting better, getting worse, or has it stayed the same? (FINALTER)
TOTAL%
1) Getting better17145.4
2) Stayed the same15039.8
3) Getting worse5614.9
Missing2 
TOTAL377100.0
88) When you were 16 years old, compared with American families in general then, would you say you family income was far above average, above average, average, below average, or far below average? (FINREL16)
TOTAL%
1) Far above average133.4
2) Above average7018.5
3) Average18147.8
4) Below average8221.6
5) Far below average307.9
6) Don't know30.8
TOTAL379100.0
89) Compared with American families in general now, would you say your current family income is far above average, above average, average, below average, or far below average? (FINRELA)
TOTAL%
1) Far above average112.9
2) Above average9224.3
3) Average18448.5
4) Below average6617.4
5) Far below average246.3
6) Don't know20.5
TOTAL379100.0
90) Last year, was your total household income, from all sources, before taxes: (INCOME)
TOTAL%
1) $5,000 or less319.0
2) $5,001 to 10,0005215.1
3) $10,001-15,0004111.9
4) $15,001-20,0004713.6
5) $20,001-25,0004212.2
6) $25,001-30,0004312.5
7) $30,001-50,0006518.8
8) $50,001-75,000154.3
9) $75,001-100,00051.4
10) Over $100,00041.2
Missing34 
TOTAL345100.0
91) What is your age, please? (AGE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL37843.84418
92) Finally, what age would you most like to be? (BESTAGE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL37635.60118
93) Sex of respondent (SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Male16543.5
2) Female21456.5
TOTAL379100.0
94) I-SEX: Sex of respondent (for use with on-line analysis) (I-SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Male16543.5
2) Female21456.5
TOTAL379100.0
95) I-MARITAL: Are you currently married, widowed, divorced, separated, living with a partner, or have you never been married? (recoded for use with on-line analysis) (I-MARITAL)
TOTAL%
0) Marr/Lv w23562.0
1) Widowed4211.1
2) Div./Sep.4110.8
3) Never marr6116.1
TOTAL379100.0
96) I-EDUCATN: What is the last grade you completed in school? (recoded for use with on-line analysis) (I-EDUCATN)
TOTAL%
0) Lt HS6818.0
1) HS grad13134.7
2) SmeCol/Trd9424.9
3) Coll grad379.8
4) Grad schl4812.7
Missing1 
TOTAL378100.0
97) I-RACE: To what racial group do you belong? (for use with on-line analysis) (I-RACE)
TOTAL%
1) White35894.5
2) Black164.2
3) Other51.3
TOTAL379100.0
98) I-AGE: What is your age, please? (recoded for use with on-line analysis) (I-AGE)
TOTAL%
0) 17-2910327.2
1) 30-397920.9
2) 40-496116.1
3) 50-646918.3
4) 65 & older6617.5
Missing1 
TOTAL378100.0
99) I-INCOME: Last year, was your total household income, from all sources, before taxes: (recoded for use with on-line analysis) (I-INCOME)
TOTAL%
0) 10K & less8324.1
1) 20K & less8825.5
2) 30K & less8524.6
3) Over 30K8925.8
Missing34 
TOTAL345100.0
100) I-RELIGION: What is your religious preference? (recoded for use with on-line analysis) (I-RELIGION)
TOTAL%
0) Catholic3910.3
1) Protestant24364.3
2) Christian4612.2
3) None4110.8
4) Other/DK92.4
Missing1 
TOTAL378100.0