Middletown Area Study, 1988

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) Sex of respondent: (SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Male18947.3
2) Female21152.8
Missing1 
TOTAL400100.0
2) Are you currently married, widowed, separated, divorced, or have you never been married? (MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Married24661.3
2) Widowed4310.7
3) Separated71.7
4) Divorced348.5
5) Never been married7117.7
TOTAL401100.0
3) What is the last grade you completed in school? (EDUC)
TOTAL%
0) No formal schooling10.3
3) Elementary--320.5
5) Elementary--510.3
6) Elementary--610.3
7) Elementary--720.5
8) Elementary--8133.3
9) High school--941.0
10) High school--10184.5
11) High school--11102.5
12) High school graduate16340.8
13) College--freshman205.0
14) College--sophomore369.0
15) College--junior215.3
16) College graduate6616.5
17) College--graduate or professional379.3
18) Trade school51.3
Missing1 
TOTAL400100.0
4) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE CURRENTLY MARRIED: What is the last grade your (husband/wife) completed in school? (SPEDUC)
TOTAL%
7) Elementary--710.4
8) Elementary--862.5
9) High School--941.6
10) High School--1052.0
11) High School--1172.9
12) High School--1210844.3
13) College--freshman166.6
14) College--sophomore166.6
15) College--junior41.6
16) College--senior4819.7
17) College-graduate or professional2510.2
18) Trade school41.6
Missing157 
TOTAL244100.0
5) What is the last grade your father completed in school? (PAEDUC)
TOTAL%
0) No formal schooling20.5
3) Elementary--361.5
4) Elementary--441.0
5) Elementary--530.8
6) Elementary--6153.8
7) Elementary--782.0
8) Elementary--84812.0
9) High School--971.8
10) High School--10123.0
11) High School--1151.3
12) High School--1213333.3
13) College--freshman20.5
14) College--sophomore143.5
15) College--junior20.5
16) College--senior4010.0
17) College-graduate or professional123.0
18) Trade school41.0
19) Don't know8320.8
Missing1 
TOTAL400100.0
6) How many dependents do you have, not including yourself (or your spouse if married)? That is, how many people depend on you for more than half of their financial support? (DEPEND)
TOTAL%
0) 021554.6
1) 15614.2
2) 27017.8
3) 34310.9
4) 441.0
5) 530.8
6) 610.3
7) 710.3
8) 8 or more10.3
Missing7 
TOTAL394100.0
7) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE DEPENDENTS: How many of these dependents are 12 years old or younger? (BELOW12)
TOTAL%
0) 06035.5
1) 14828.4
2) 23822.5
3) 32112.4
4) 421.2
Missing232 
TOTAL169100.0
8) Were you born in Delaware County, some other county in Indiana or outside Indiana? (DELAWARE)
TOTAL%
1) Delaware County16440.9
2) Other Indiana county12831.9
3) Outside Indiana10927.2
TOTAL401100.0
9) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO WERE BORN IN DELAWARE COUNTY: Were you born in Muncie? (MUNCIE2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes14488.9
2) No1811.1
Missing239 
TOTAL162100.0
10) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS BORN OUTSIDE INDIANA: Where were you born? (STATE)
TOTAL%
1) Alabama10.9
3) Arizona10.9
4) Arkansas21.9
5) California21.9
9) Florida65.6
13) Illinois98.4
15) Iowa32.8
16) Kansas43.7
17) Kentucky1312.1
18) Louisiana10.9
20) Maryland10.9
21) Massachusetts21.9
22) Michigan65.6
24) Mississippi43.7
25) Missouri54.7
30) New Jersey10.9
32) New York21.9
33) North Carolina32.8
34) North Dakota10.9
35) Ohio65.6
38) Pennsylvania76.5
42) Tennessee1211.2
43) Texas21.9
46) Virginia43.7
47) Washington10.9
48) West Virginia10.9
49) Wisconsin32.8
51) Other country43.7
Missing294 
TOTAL107100.0
11) To which racial group do you belong? (RACE)
TOTAL%
1) White37393.3
2) Black256.3
3) Other20.5
Missing1 
TOTAL400100.0
12) What is your age, please? (AGE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL40045.2317
13) Last week, were you working full time, part time, going to school, keeping house, or are you retired? (WORKSTAT)
TOTAL%
1) Working full time19248.0
2) Working part time287.0
3) With a job, not at work30.8
4) Unemployed, laid off123.0
5) Retired8421.0
6) In school317.8
7) Keeping house4310.8
8) Other71.8
Missing1 
TOTAL400100.0
14) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE EMPLOYED: What kind of work do you do? (GENOCC)
TOTAL%
1) Laborers, except farm and mine94.1
2) Operatives, service, kindred workers4118.5
3) Craftsmen, foremen, kindred workers2410.8
4) Clerical, sales, kindred workers5424.3
5) Managers, officials, proprietors, except farm3314.9
6) Professional, technical, kindred workers6127.5
Missing179 
TOTAL222100.0
15) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE EMPLOYED OR KEEPING HOUSE: How satisfied are you with your job? (JOBSAT)
TOTAL%
1) Very satisfied15759.7
2) Somewhat satisfied8532.3
3) Neutral10.4
4) Somewhat dissatisfied72.7
5) Very dissatisfied134.9
Missing138 
TOTAL263100.0
16) Last year, was your total household income, from all sources, before taxes: (HHINCOME)
TOTAL%
1) $5,000 or less4010.8
2) $5,001 - $10,000349.2
3) $10,001 - $15,0004211.3
4) $15,001 - $20,000246.5
5) $20,001 - $25,000359.4
6) $25,001 - $30,000369.7
7) $30,001 - $50,0008924.0
8) $50,001 - $75,0004812.9
9) $75,001 - $100,00071.9
10) More than $100,00041.1
11) Don't know123.2
Missing30 
TOTAL371100.0
17) Have you usually thought of yourself: (PARTYID)
TOTAL%
1) As a Republican14035.2
2) As an Independent6917.3
3) As a Democrat11528.9
4) As a member of some other party10.3
5) Sometimes a Republican, sometimes a Democrat7117.8
6) Don't know20.5
Missing3 
TOTAL398100.0
18) How would you describe your overall political views? Would you say you are: (POLVIEWS)
TOTAL%
1) Very liberal143.5
2) Liberal6115.4
3) Middle of the road15539.1
4) Conservative12832.3
5) Very conservative235.8
6) Don't know153.8
Missing5 
TOTAL396100.0
19) What is your religious preference? (RELPREF)
TOTAL%
1) Catholic7017.7
2) Protestant20050.6
3) Christian8521.5
4) Jewish30.8
5) Other religion like Muslim, Buddhist, etc.20.5
6) None317.8
7) Don't know41.0
Missing6 
TOTAL395100.0
20) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE PROTESTANT OR CHRISTIAN: What is your affiliation or denomination? (DENOM)
TOTAL%
1) Methodist12343.6
2) Episcopal103.5
3) Presbyterian (Not part of the Presbyterian Church, U.S.A)10.4
4) Presbyterian (Part of the Presbyterian Church, U.S.A)93.2
5) Presbyterian (Not sure if part of the Presbyterian Church, USA)20.7
6) Lutheran (Not part of the Missouri Synod)31.1
7) Lutheran (Part of the Missouri Synod)41.4
8) Lutheran (Not sure if part of the Missouri Synod)10.4
9) Baptist (Not part of the American Baptist Churches)165.7
10) Baptist (Part of the American Baptist Churches)196.7
11) Baptist (Not sure if part of the American Baptist Churches)113.9
12) Christian (Not Disciples of Christ)165.7
13) Christian (Disciples of Christ)93.2
15) United Church of Christ51.8
16) Church of the Brethren41.4
17) Friends Church41.4
18) Unitarian - Universalist93.2
19) Other155.3
20) Non-denominational217.4
Missing119 
TOTAL282100.0
21) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE PROTESTANT OR CHRISTIAN: Is being charismatic, such as speaking in tongues, an important part of Christianity for you? (CHARISMA)
TOTAL%
1) Yes5215.1
2) No26677.3
3) Not sure164.7
4) Don't know what being charismatic means102.9
Missing57 
TOTAL344100.0
22) How often do you attend church? (ATTEND)
TOTAL%
1) Never4210.8
2) About once a year4311.1
3) A few times a year7318.8
4) About once a month359.0
5) More than once a month359.0
6) Once a week10827.8
7) More than once a week5313.6
Missing12 
TOTAL389100.0
23) Let me now ask you a few more questions about other religious matters. For the first four questions, please indicate how much you agree or disagree with each statement. -- Question 1; "One's minister, priest, or rabbi should come out in support of a presidential candidate." (MINSPOK)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree112.8
2) Agree10526.5
3) Neutral399.8
4) Disagree17744.7
5) Strongly disagree5313.4
6) Don't know112.8
Missing5 
TOTAL396100.0
24) Let me now ask you a few more questions about other religious matters. For the first four questions, please indicate how much you agree or disagree with each statement. -- Question 2; "America is God's chosen country." (GODCHOSE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree287.1
2) Agree13634.3
3) Neutral266.6
4) Disagree15037.9
5) Strongly disagree328.1
6) Don't know246.1
Missing5 
TOTAL396100.0
25) Let me now ask you a few more questions about other religious matters. For the first four questions, please indicate how much you agree or disagree with each statement. -- Question 3; "Public officials have an obligation to be directed by moral teachings of their church." (CHRPUBO)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree246.1
2) Agree18647.1
3) Neutral287.1
4) Disagree12932.7
5) Strongly disagree164.1
6) Don't know123.0
Missing6 
TOTAL395100.0
26) Let me now ask you a few more questions about other religious matters. For the first four questions, please indicate how much you agree or disagree with each statement. -- Question 4; "Human beings have been corrupted by sin, and without God's grace we would all be evil." (GODGRACE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree5012.6
2) Agree18646.7
3) Neutral153.8
4) Disagree11127.9
5) Strongly disagree246.0
6) Don't know123.0
Missing3 
TOTAL398100.0
27) Do you believe every word of the Bible is true? (BIBLE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes21153.1
2) Not sure5513.9
3) No12431.2
4) Don't know71.8
Missing4 
TOTAL397100.0
28) Whenever you have a serious problem, how frequently do you turn to the Bible for help? Do you do this: (PROBLEM)
TOTAL%
1) Never7819.5
2) Rarely9323.3
3) Sometimes10927.3
4) Most of the time5513.8
5) Always6015.0
6) Don't know41.0
Missing2 
TOTAL399100.0
29) If you had the chance, to what extent would you enjoy learning more about Eastern religions such as Buddhism and Hinduism? (EASTRELS)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all22857.1
2) Somewhat11829.6
3) A great deal4511.3
4) Don't know82.0
Missing2 
TOTAL399100.0
30) Turning to the issues in this year's presidential election, let me slowly read a short list of most of the issues in this year's presidential campaign. Of these 11 issues, please tell me which one you consider to be the most important. (ISSUE)
TOTAL%
1) Drugs8120.4
2) The state of the economy12531.4
3) Military spending184.5
4) Taxes184.5
5) Government assistance for childcare123.0
6) Ethics in government297.3
7) Reducing crime123.0
8) The homeless266.5
9) Education307.5
10) Protecting the environment164.0
11) Abortion287.0
12) Other20.5
13) All important10.3
Missing3 
TOTAL398100.0
31) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO THINK THAT MILITARY SPENDING IS THE MOST IMPORTANT ISSUE IN THIS YEAR'S PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN: Do you think military spending should be increased or decreased? (MILSPEND)
TOTAL%
1) Decreased743.8
2) Kept the same425.0
3) Increased531.3
Missing385 
TOTAL16100.0
32) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO THINK THAT TAXES IS THE MOST IMPORTANT ISSUE IN THIS YEAR'S PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN: Do you think taxes should not be increased, or do you think taxes should be increased to help reduce the federal budget deficit? (TAXES)
TOTAL%
1) Not increased1583.3
2) Increased316.7
Missing383 
TOTAL18100.0
33) You picked an issue as the most important concern for you in this year's presidential campaign. Of the two major presidential candidates, which one has made proposals that will best deal with this issue? Has Michael Dukakis made the best proposals, or has George Bush made the best proposals? (WHOSUPTS)
TOTAL%
1) Dukakis8220.8
2) Bush17544.3
3) Both equally good102.5
4) Neither has made good proposals8621.8
5) Don't know4210.6
Missing6 
TOTAL395100.0
34) Are you for or against the teaching of sex education classes in schools? (SEXEDUC)
TOTAL%
1) For32080.8
2) Against328.1
3) Not sure194.8
4) Depends on age/grade256.3
Missing5 
TOTAL396100.0
35) Should there be a law protecting homosexuals from being dismissed from their jobs as teachers in public schools? (HOMOSEX)
TOTAL%
1) Yes17443.7
2) No14436.2
3) Not sure8020.1
Missing3 
TOTAL398100.0
36) Let me now ask you some other questions in which you indicate how much you agree or disagree with the statement that is made. -- "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." (WOMENAT)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree307.5
2) Agree12531.3
3) Neutral215.3
4) Disagree17543.8
5) Strongly disagree4912.3
Missing1 
TOTAL400100.0
37) "A woman should follow her husband in his career moves to other cities, even though it may hurt her career chances." (FOLLOWHU)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree266.5
2) Agree16040.3
3) Neutral5914.9
4) Disagree12431.2
5) Strongly disagree215.3
6) Don't know71.8
Missing4 
TOTAL397100.0
38) "A pregnant woman should be able to obtain a legal abortion for any reason if she chooses." (ABORTION)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree6015.1
2) Agree13132.9
3) Neutral266.5
4) Disagree11127.9
5) Strongly disagree6716.8
6) Don't know30.8
Missing3 
TOTAL398100.0
39) "In general, our schools today are pushing too many women to pursue traditional women's jobs such as nursing and clerical work." (LESSJOBS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree112.8
2) Agree8421.1
3) Neutral184.5
4) Disagree22857.3
5) Strongly disagree184.5
6) Don't know399.8
Missing3 
TOTAL398100.0
40) "Only if women organize to change laws can anything really be done about sex discrimination." (ORGANIZE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree235.7
2) Agree17744.1
3) Neutral256.2
4) Disagree14937.2
5) Strongly disagree61.5
6) Don't know215.2
TOTAL401100.0
41) "Many qualified women can't get good jobs; men with the same skills have much less trouble." (GOODJOBS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree389.5
2) Agree22756.6
3) Neutral112.7
4) Disagree10125.2
5) Strongly disagree92.2
6) Don't know153.7
TOTAL401100.0
42) "The government should provide adequate child care for working parents unable to afford it, even if this means raising taxes." (CHILDCAR)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree246.0
2) Agree15438.5
3) Neutral276.8
4) Disagree16240.5
5) Strongly disagree246.0
6) Don't know92.3
Missing1 
TOTAL400100.0
43) "Government regulations protecting the environment should be stricter and better enforced, even if it results in higher energy costs for people." (ENVIRON)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree5914.8
2) Agree25363.3
3) Neutral153.8
4) Disagree6115.3
5) Strongly disagree30.8
6) Don't know92.3
Missing1 
TOTAL400100.0
44) "We should pursue disarmament negotiations with the Soviet Union, even though some people think it will increase the risk of war." (DISARM)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree4711.7
2) Agree23057.4
3) Neutral246.0
4) Disagree7518.7
5) Strongly disagree164.0
6) Don't know92.2
TOTAL401100.0
45) Which of the following two ways can women best overcome discrimination? (OVERCOME)
TOTAL%
1) By pursuing their individual career goals in as professional way as possible15037.6
2) By working together to change laws and customs that are unfair to all women14436.1
3) Both7418.5
4) Neither194.8
5) Don't know123.0
Missing2 
TOTAL399100.0
46) For whom did you vote in the 1984 presidential election? (PREF1984)
TOTAL%
1) Ronald Reagan22357.0
2) Walter Mondale8020.5
3) Another candidate71.8
4) Did you not vote6917.6
5) Don't know123.1
Missing10 
TOTAL391100.0
47) In 1984, did you consider yourself to be a: (PARTY84)
TOTAL%
1) Democrat12932.7
2) Republican17243.5
3) Independent8020.3
4) Member of some other political party30.8
5) Don't know112.8
Missing6 
TOTAL395100.0
48) In this year's primaries, were you in favor of Pat Robertson's candidacy for the Republican nomination for president of the United States? (ROBERTSN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes4310.9
2) No30376.5
3) Didn't care one way or the other379.3
4) Don't know133.3
Missing5 
TOTAL396100.0
49) In this year's primaries, were you in favor of Jesse Jackson's candidacy for the Democratic nomination for president of the United States? (JACKSON)
TOTAL%
1) Yes12230.9
2) No22857.7
3) Didn't care one way or the other4210.6
4) Don't know30.8
Missing6 
TOTAL395100.0
50) In evaluating a candidate for president of the United States, how important do you consider each of the following? -- How good a speaker the candidate is. (SPEAKER)
TOTAL%
1) Not important317.8
2) Somewhat important16741.9
3) Pretty important12431.1
4) Very important7719.3
Missing2 
TOTAL399100.0
51) In evaluating a candidate for president of the United States, how important do you consider each of the following? -- How tough the candidate is. (TOUGH)
TOTAL%
1) Not important5313.4
2) Somewhat important14837.3
3) Pretty important11729.5
4) Very important7819.6
5) Don't know10.3
Missing4 
TOTAL397100.0
52) In evaluating a candidate for president of the United States, how important do you consider each of the following? -- How good-looking the candidate is. (GOODLOOK)
TOTAL%
1) Not important34285.7
2) Somewhat important4411.0
3) Pretty important102.5
4) Very important30.8
Missing2 
TOTAL399100.0
53) In evaluating a candidate for president of the United States, how important do you consider each of the following? -- How pleasant a person the candidate is. (PLEASANT)
TOTAL%
1) Not important6315.9
2) Somewhat important15739.5
3) Pretty important12932.5
4) Very important4812.1
Missing4 
TOTAL397100.0
54) In evaluating a candidate for president of the United States, how important do you consider each of the following? -- How compassionate the candidate is. (COMPASS)
TOTAL%
1) Not important205.0
2) Somewhat important11829.6
3) Pretty important14335.9
4) Very important11729.4
Missing3 
TOTAL398100.0
55) In evaluating a candidate for president of the United States, how important do you consider each of the following? -- How positive about things the candidate is. (POSITIVE)
TOTAL%
1) Not important123.0
2) Somewhat important328.0
3) Pretty important9924.8
4) Very important25664.2
Missing2 
TOTAL399100.0
56) The American government guarantees everyone such things as freedom of religion. In the same way, the government should guarantee a job to everyone willing to work. Do you: (GUARJOB)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree6115.3
2) Agree16341.0
3) Neutral61.5
4) Disagree13132.9
5) Strongly disagree328.0
6) Don't know51.3
Missing3 
TOTAL398100.0
57) To solve the problems of poverty and unemployment, we must create a society in which goods and services are distributed more or less equally among all people. Do you: (EQUALDIS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree338.3
2) Agree15338.4
3) Neutral112.8
4) Disagree16140.5
5) Strongly disagree358.8
6) Don't know51.3
Missing3 
TOTAL398100.0
58) To what extent do you believe that the economic decisions of the president of the United States have an effect on how good or bad the U.S. economy is? Do you believe his decisions: (EFFECT)
TOTAL%
1) Have very little effect at all4010.0
2) Have some effect18947.1
3) Have a great effect16440.9
4) Don't know82.0
TOTAL401100.0
59) The United States today is buying more goods and services from other countries than we are selling to other countries. To what extent are you concerned about this trade deficit? Are you: (TRADEDEF)
TOTAL%
1) Very concerned23659.1
2) Somewhat concerned14335.8
3) Not concerned at all194.8
4) Don't know what is meant by trade deficit10.3
Missing2 
TOTAL399100.0
60) The federal government today has a large budget deficit. To what extent are you concerned about this federal budget deficit? Are you: (FEDERDEF)
TOTAL%
1) Very concerned25463.3
2) Somewhat concerned12631.4
3) Not concerned at all194.7
4) Don't know what is meant by federal budget deficit20.5
TOTAL401100.0
61) How satisfied would you say you are these days with your financial situation? Are you: (FINSAT)
TOTAL%
1) Very satisfied9122.8
2) Somewhat satisfied21353.3
3) Neutral20.5
4) Somewhat dissatisfied5614.0
5) Very dissatisfied379.3
6) Don't know10.3
Missing1 
TOTAL400100.0
62) We would now like you to think about your own financial situation in the future. Do you think your financial situation will be better, the same, or worse off in the future? (FUTUREF)
TOTAL%
1) Better21553.8
2) The same12731.8
3) Worse369.0
4) Don't know225.5
Missing1 
TOTAL400100.0
63) How would you judge the American economy today? Would you say the American economy is in: (AMERECON)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent shape71.7
2) Good shape10726.7
3) OK shape14536.2
4) Not very good shape10425.9
5) Terrible shape358.7
6) Don't know30.7
TOTAL401100.0
64) To what extent do you feel you have enough money to provide for yourself and, if you are married or have dependents, for your family? Do you feel you have: (ENOUGHMO)
TOTAL%
1) More than enough money4210.5
2) About the right amount of money23257.9
3) Not enough money12531.2
4) Don't know20.5
TOTAL401100.0
65) Do you feel that you, or if married you and your spouse, have to work too hard to make financial ends meet? (TOOHARD)
TOTAL%
1) Yes12732.3
2) No24261.6
3) Not sure246.1
Missing8 
TOTAL393100.0
66) Compared with American families in general, would you say your current family income is far above average, above average, average, below average, or far below average? (AVEINCOM)
TOTAL%
1) Far above average143.5
2) Above average9724.4
3) Average18847.4
4) Below average7919.9
5) Far below average164.0
6) Don't know30.8
Missing4 
TOTAL397100.0
67) I would now like to ask you some questions about how you plan to vote on Tuesday, November 8. First, how would you describe your intention to vote? Are you: (VOTEINT)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely going to the polls and vote on November 837393.3
2) Probably going to vote143.5
3) Not sure whether you'll vote133.3
Missing1 
TOTAL400100.0
68) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE PROBABLY OR DEFINITELY GOING TO VOTE: OK, which candidate for president of the United States will you vote for on Tuesday, November 8? (VOTE1)
TOTAL%
1) Bush21556.9
2) Dukakis11831.2
3) Other61.6
4) Don't know yet3910.3
Missing23 
TOTAL378100.0
69) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE PROBABLY OR DEFINITELY GOING TO VOTE BUT DON'T YET KNOW FOR WHOM THEY WILL VOTE: Well, even though you don't know for sure how you will vote, which presidential candidate are you leaning toward? (VOTE2)
TOTAL%
1) Bush1140.7
2) Dukakis1659.3
Missing374 
TOTAL27100.0
70) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE NOT SURE IF THEY ARE GOING TO VOTE: OK, if you decide to vote on Tuesday, November 8, which presidential candidate will you vote for? (VOTE3)
TOTAL%
1) Bush110.0
2) Dukakis330.0
3) Other110.0
4) Don't know yet550.0
Missing391 
TOTAL10100.0
71) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE NOT SURE IF THEY ARE GOING TO VOTE AND ARE NOT SURE WHICH CANDIDATE THEY WILL VOTE FOR: Well, even though you don't know for sure how you will vote, which presidential candidate are you leaning toward? (VOTE4)
TOTAL%
1) Bush1100.0
Missing400 
TOTAL1100.0
72) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO BELIEVE THEY WILL VOTE FOR GEORGE BUSH: Was the fact that Dan Quayle is the vice presidential candidate for the Republican Party the deciding factor which led you to vote Republican? (QUAYLE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes93.9
2) Not sure10.4
3) No22295.7
Missing169 
TOTAL232100.0
73) We would like to ask you about your choice for the next governor of Indiana. Which candidate for governor of Indiana will you vote for on Tuesday, November 8? (VOTEGOV1)
TOTAL%
1) Evan Bayh19751.2
2) John Mutz13735.6
3) Other71.8
4) Don't know yet4411.4
Missing16 
TOTAL385100.0
74) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO DO NOT KNOW YET FOR WHOM THEY WILL VOTE FOR GOVERNOR OF INDIANA: Well, even though you don't know for sure how you will vote, which gubernatorial candidate are you leaning toward? (VOTEGOV2)
TOTAL%
1) Evan Bayh1648.5
2) John Mutz1648.5
3) Other13.0
Missing368 
TOTAL33100.0
75) Finally, let me now ask just a few more questions that are somewhat related to this year's election. Did you get more, less, or about as much education as your parents expected of you? (ASMUCHED)
TOTAL%
1) More14536.3
2) About as much14035.0
3) Less9824.5
4) Still going to school10.3
5) Don't know164.0
Missing1 
TOTAL400100.0
76) How satisfied are you with your life as a whole? (SATWHOLE)
TOTAL%
1) Very satisfied19047.4
2) Somewhat satisfied17343.1
3) Neutral10.2
4) Somewhat dissatisfied297.2
5) Very dissatisfied82.0
TOTAL401100.0
77) How satisfied are you with the family you were raised in? (SATFAM)
TOTAL%
1) Very satisfied27167.6
2) Somewhat satisfied10726.7
3) Neutral10.2
4) Somewhat dissatisfied133.2
5) Very dissatisfied92.2
TOTAL401100.0
78) How satisfied are you with your relationships with your friends? (SATFRIEN)
TOTAL%
1) Very satisfied27468.7
2) Somewhat satisfied11929.8
4) Somewhat dissatisfied41.0
5) Very dissatisfied10.3
6) Don't know10.3
Missing2 
TOTAL399100.0
79) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MARRIED: How satisfied are you with your marriage? (SATMARR)
TOTAL%
1) Very satisfied19980.2
2) Somewhat satisfied4116.5
4) Somewhat dissatisfied52.0
6) Don't know31.2
Missing153 
TOTAL248100.0
80) How satisfied are you with your health? (SATHEALT)
TOTAL%
1) Very satisfied21453.6
2) Somewhat satisfied13934.8
3) Neutral20.5
4) Somewhat dissatisfied328.0
5) Very dissatisfied123.0
Missing2 
TOTAL399100.0
81) How satisfied are you with the home you are currently living in? (SATHOME)
TOTAL%
1) Very satisfied22456.0
2) Somewhat satisfied15137.8
4) Somewhat dissatisfied205.0
5) Very dissatisfied51.3
Missing1 
TOTAL400100.0
82) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE DISSATISFIED WITH THEIR HOME: Which of the following conditions best explains why you are dissatisfied with your home? (CONDITIN)
TOTAL%
1) Problems with the house such as plumbing, electrical systems, stairs in bad condition1038.5
2) The neighborhood is deteriorating27.7
3) Both the physical condition of home and neighborhood are deteriorating311.5
4) Some other problem934.6
5) Don't know27.7
Missing375 
TOTAL26100.0
83) In the past year, have you been the victim of a crime? (CRIME)
TOTAL%
1) Yes5112.8
2) No34887.2
Missing2 
TOTAL399100.0
84) Would you say that your health today is: (HEALTH)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent13634.1
2) Good18345.9
3) Fair6516.3
4) Poor153.8
Missing2 
TOTAL399100.0
85) How often did you visit in person with friends or neighbors last week? (VISIT)
TOTAL%
1) Every day12832.0
2) A few times18145.3
3) Once4812.0
4) Not at all4210.5
5) Don't know10.3
Missing1 
TOTAL400100.0
86) How often do you find yourself feeling lonely? (LONELY)
TOTAL%
1) Very often or always215.3
2) Fairly often153.8
3) Sometimes12932.4
4) Never or hardly ever23258.3
5) Don't know10.3
Missing3 
TOTAL398100.0
87) To what extent do you feel that you have as much contact as you would like with a person you feel close to (somebody that you can trust or confide in)? (CONTACT)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal24060.2
2) Some11829.6
3) Not very much317.8
4) Not at all71.8
5) Don't know30.8
Missing2 
TOTAL399100.0
88) Length of interview, (in minutes): (TIME)
TOTAL%
6) 10.3
9) 30.8
10) 389.5
11) 164.0
12) 348.5
13) 256.3
14) 235.8
15) 9223.1
16) 143.5
17) 246.0
18) 112.8
19) 92.3
20) 6616.5
21) 41.0
22) 82.0
23) 30.8
24) 10.3
25) 133.3
26) 20.5
27) 20.5
28) 20.5
30) 41.0
31) 10.3
32) 10.3
40) 10.3
45) 10.3
Missing2 
TOTAL399100.0
89) In general, what was the respondent's attitude toward the interview? (COOP)
TOTAL%
1) Friendly and eager25264.3
2) Cooperative but not particularly eager12030.6
3) Indifferent and bored194.8
4) Hostile10.3
Missing9 
TOTAL392100.0
90) How was the respondent's understanding of the questions? (UNDERST)
TOTAL%
1) Good30176.6
2) Fair8421.4
3) Poor82.0
Missing8 
TOTAL393100.0
91) I-SEX: Sex of respondent: (for use with on-line analysis) (I-SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Male18947.3
2) Female21152.8
Missing1 
TOTAL400100.0
92) I-MARITAL: Are you currently married, widowed, separated, divorced, or have you never been married? (recoded for use with on-line analysis) (I-MARITAL)
TOTAL%
0) Married24661.3
1) Widowed4310.7
2) Div./Sep.4110.2
3) Never marr7117.7
TOTAL401100.0
93) I-EDUCATN: What is the last grade you completed in school? (recoded for use with on-line analysis) (I-EDUCATN)
TOTAL%
0) Lt HS5213.0
1) HS grad16340.8
2) SmeCol/Trd8220.5
3) Coll grad6616.5
4) Grad schl379.3
Missing1 
TOTAL400100.0
94) I-WHERBORN: Were you born in Delaware County, some other county in Indiana or outside Indiana? (for use with on-line analysis) (I-WHERBORN)
TOTAL%
1) Delaware County16440.9
2) Other Indiana county12831.9
3) Outside Indiana10927.2
TOTAL401100.0
95) I-RACE: To which racial group do you belong? (for use with on-line analysis) (I-RACE)
TOTAL%
1) White37393.3
2) Black256.3
3) Other20.5
Missing1 
TOTAL400100.0
96) I-AGE: What is your age, please? (recoded for use with on-line analysis) (I-AGE)
TOTAL%
0) 18-298421.0
1) 30-398621.5
2) 40-497218.0
3) 50-649022.5
4) 65 & older6817.0
Missing1 
TOTAL400100.0
97) 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) 10 & less7420.6
1) 10001-20K6618.4
2) 20001-30K7119.8
3) 30001-50K8924.8
4) Over 50K5916.4
Missing42 
TOTAL359100.0
98) I-PARTY: Have you usually thought of yourself: (recoded for use with on-line analysis) (I-PARTY)
TOTAL%
0) Republican14035.4
1) Independnt6917.4
2) Democrat11529.0
3) Var/Oth7218.2
Missing5 
TOTAL396100.0
99) I-RELIGION: What is your religious preference? (recoded for use with on-line analysis) (I-RELIGION)
TOTAL%
0) Catholic7017.7
1) Protestant20050.6
2) Christian8521.5
3) None317.8
4) Other/DK92.3
Missing6 
TOTAL395100.0