Middletown Area Study, 1998

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) Respondent's sex (voice identification recorded by interviewer) (SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Male24646.8
2) Female28053.2
Missing1 
TOTAL526100.0
2) Are you currently married, widowed, separated, divorced, or have you never been married? (MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Married29756.5
2) Widowed5911.2
3) Separated51.0
4) Divorced5911.2
5) Never been married10620.2
Missing1 
TOTAL526100.0
3) What was the last grade you completed in school? (EDUC)
TOTAL%
6) Elementary--610.2
7) Elementary--710.2
8) Elementary--891.7
9) High school--910.2
10) High school--1091.7
11) High school--11244.6
12) High school graduate18234.6
13) College--freshman509.5
14) College-sophomore5310.1
15) College--junior407.6
16) College graduate9217.5
17) Graduate/Professional5510.5
18) Trade school91.7
Missing1 
TOTAL526100.0
4) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE CURRENTLY MARRIED: What was the last grade your husband/wife completed in school? (SPEDUC)
TOTAL%
4) Elementary--410.3
7) Elementary--720.7
8) Elementary--831.0
9) High school--951.7
10) High school--1062.0
11) High school--11134.3
12) High school graduate11337.3
13) College--freshman216.9
14) College-sophomore258.3
15) College--junior124.0
16) College graduate5919.5
17) Graduate/Professional3310.9
18) Trade school103.3
Missing224 
TOTAL303100.0
5) How many children do you have? (DEPEND)
TOTAL%
0) 010320.6
1) 16312.6
2) 214228.3
3) 310020.0
4) 45310.6
5) 5183.6
6) 6102.0
7) 761.2
8) 8 or more kids61.2
Missing26 
TOTAL501100.0
6) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESOPNDENTS WHO HAVE CHILDREN: In the past two years or so, about how often have you seen any of your adult children? Was it: (SEEKIDS)
TOTAL%
1) Never10.3
2) Less than once a year62.0
3) About once year103.4
4) Several times a year7324.6
5) Once a week4113.8
6) More than once a week7224.2
7) Every day9231.0
9) Don't know20.7
Missing230 
TOTAL297100.0
7) Do you have any grandchildren? (GRANDP1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes21744.7
2) No26855.3
Missing42 
TOTAL485100.0
8) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE GRANDCHILDREN: How often do you take care of them? (GRANDP2)
TOTAL%
1) Never6329.3
2) Rarely4621.4
3) Sometimes3014.0
4) Fairly often3616.7
5) Very often4018.6
Missing312 
TOTAL215100.0
9) Were you born in Delaware county, some other county in Indiana or outside of Indiana? (DELAWARE)
TOTAL%
1) Delaware county21440.9
2) Other county in Indiana15629.8
3) Outside of Indiana15329.3
Missing4 
TOTAL523100.0
10) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESOPNDENTS WHO WERE BORN IN DELAWARE COUNTY: Were you born in Muncie? (MUNCIE2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes19689.9
2) No2210.1
Missing309 
TOTAL218100.0
11) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO WERE BORN OUTSIDE OF INDIANA: Where were you born? (STATE)
TOTAL%
1) Alabama53.1
4) Arkansas31.9
5) California95.7
7) Connecticut10.6
8) Delaware10.6
9) Florida21.3
10) Georgia10.6
11) Hawaii10.6
13) Illinois1610.1
15) Iowa31.9
16) Kansas10.6
17) Kentucky159.4
18) Louisiana10.6
19) Maine10.6
21) Massachusetts10.6
22) Michigan159.4
23) Minnesota21.3
24) Mississippi63.8
25) Missouri42.5
28) Nevada10.6
30) New Jersey21.3
32) New York63.8
33) North Carolina10.6
34) North Dakota10.6
35) Ohio127.5
36) Oklahoma31.9
38) Pennsylvania53.1
42) Tennessee138.2
43) Texas63.8
44) Utah10.6
46) Virginia21.3
47) Washington10.6
48) West Virginia42.5
49) Wisconsin63.8
52) Other country74.4
Missing368 
TOTAL159100.0
12) To which racial group do you belong? (RACE)
TOTAL%
1) White46789.6
2) Black366.9
3) Other183.5
Missing6 
TOTAL521100.0
13) What is your age? (AGE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL52346.07318
14) Last week, were you working full-time, part-time, going to school, keeping house, or are you retired? (WORKSTAT)
TOTAL%
1) Working full-time25248.1
2) Working part-time315.9
3) With a job, but not at work because of temporary illness, vacation, strike or maternity leave30.6
4) Unemployed, laid off, looking for work61.1
5) Retired11521.9
6) In school6211.8
7) Keeping house407.6
8) Other152.9
Missing3 
TOTAL524100.0
15) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE EMPLOYED: What kind of work do you do? (GENOCC)
TOTAL%
1) Farm laborers20.6
2) Labor, farmer, service6017.6
3) Operatives329.4
4) Unemployed or laid off30.9
5) Skilled labor226.5
6) Clerical298.5
7) Sales worker205.9
8) Managers a business owners9427.6
9) Professional7923.2
Missing186 
TOTAL341100.0
16) Last year, what was your total household income, from all sources, before taxes? Was it more than: (interviewer stops at first "no") (HHINCOME)
TOTAL%
1) $0-9,9998518.3
2) More than $10,0005511.8
3) More than $20,0006914.8
4) More than $30,000326.9
5) More than $35,000418.8
6) More than $40,000449.5
7) More than $50,0007215.5
8) More than $75,000398.4
9) More than $100,000112.4
10) Income greater than 100,000173.7
Missing62 
TOTAL465100.0
17) How would you describe your overall political views? (POLVIEWS)
TOTAL%
1) Very liberal245.0
2) Liberal9620.0
3) Middle-of-the-road17937.3
4) Conservative14229.6
5) Very conservative398.1
Missing47 
TOTAL480100.0
18) Have you usually thought of yourself: (PARTYID)
TOTAL%
1) As a Republican12323.7
2) As an Independent9317.9
3) As a Democrat14026.9
4) As a member of some other party152.9
5) Sometimes a Republican, sometimes a Democrat13425.8
9) Don't know152.9
Missing7 
TOTAL520100.0
19) What is your religious preference? Would you say you are: (RELPREF)
TOTAL%
1) Catholic7715.0
2) Protestant (or Christian)34466.8
3) Jewish40.8
4) Other religion275.2
5) None6111.8
9) Don't know20.4
Missing12 
TOTAL515100.0
20) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE CATHOLIC OR PROTESTANT: Which specific church or parish do you attend? (DENOM1)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL356326.382199
21) During the past week, how frequently have you felt close to God or some other spiritual force? (CLOSEGOD)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all5911.5
2) A few times14528.2
3) Just about every day30258.8
9) Don't know81.6
Missing13 
TOTAL514100.0
22) How often do you attend church? (ATTEND)
TOTAL%
1) Never13526.0
2) About once a year275.2
3) A few times a year6111.8
4) About once a month316.0
5) More than once a month285.4
6) Once a week12624.3
7) More than once a week11121.4
Missing8 
TOTAL519100.0
23) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ATTEND CHURCH: To what extent does your congregation expect every participant to invite friends, coworkers, and/or neighbors to your church? (INVITE)
TOTAL%
1) Never mentioned184.8
2) Rarely mentioned3810.1
3) Sometimes mentioned10427.7
4) Frequently mentioned20454.3
9) Don't know123.2
Missing151 
TOTAL376100.0
24) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ATTEND CHURCH: According to your best guess, would you say that the number of people who participate in your congregation over the last three years has (PARTIC)
TOTAL%
1) Decreased to a great extent61.6
2) Decreased to some extent307.9
3) Has stayed about the same8522.3
4) Increased to some extent12833.5
5) Increased to a great extent7619.9
8) Have you not been a member of your present congregation for 3 years or more3910.2
9) Don't know184.7
Missing145 
TOTAL382100.0
25) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ATTEND CHURCH: Are you currently involved in any small church group that meets regularly and provides support or caring for those who participate in it? (CGROUP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes11931.6
2) No25467.6
9) Don't know30.8
Missing151 
TOTAL376100.0
26) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ATTEND CHURCH: To what extent does your congregation teach that to be in God's favor a person needs to completely give up many behaviors that one might otherwise enjoy, such as drinking alcohol and dancing? (ABSTAIN)
TOTAL%
1) It is a major teaching of your congregation7319.4
2) It is one of the teachings6417.0
3) It is mentioned once in a while9926.3
4) It is never mentioned12533.2
9) Don't know164.2
Missing150 
TOTAL377100.0
27) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ATTEND CHURCH: My congregation would not try to stop its members from visiting New Age group, such as meditation or holistic health groups. (NEWAGE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes6316.8
2) No18248.7
3) Are you not sure12934.5
Missing153 
TOTAL374100.0
28) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ATTEND CHURCH: My congregation expects its members to separate from the world, such as, from movies and television programs which non-believers produce? (SEPARATE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes379.8
2) No27873.7
3) Are you not sure6216.4
Missing150 
TOTAL377100.0
29) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ATTEND CHURCH: Congregations have different ideas about what their members should do to win people for Christ. One of these is so-called "lifestyle evangelism," when people testify to others about their faith by leading good lives. Does your congregation encourage this form of evangelism? (EXAMLIFE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes27172.1
2) No7820.7
9) Don't know277.2
Missing151 
TOTAL376100.0
30) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ATTEND CHURCH: At the Sunday morning church service you attend, how frequently is the preacher passionate? (PASSION)
TOTAL%
1) Rarely328.6
2) Sometimes11831.6
3) All the time19050.9
9) Don't know338.8
Missing154 
TOTAL373100.0
31) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ATTEND CHURCH: At the Sunday religious services you attend, to what degree is the pastor led by the spirit, so for instance he might change what he was going to say because of a divine inspiration? (SPIRIT)
TOTAL%
1) Never6016.0
2) Sometimes14137.5
3) Frequently12132.2
9) Don't know5414.4
Missing151 
TOTAL376100.0
32) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ATTEND CHURCH: In some congregations preachers expect people to accept their interpretation of the Bible as the correct one. In other congregations individuals are expected to decide for themselves what the Bible means. In your congregation does the pastor or the people decide what the Bible means? (ACCEPT1)
TOTAL%
1) Pastor8222.0
2) People16845.2
3) Both9625.8
9) Don't know267.0
Missing155 
TOTAL372100.0
33) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ATTEND CHURCH AND WHERE THE PASTOR OR THE PASTOR AND THE PEOPLE DECIDE WHAT THE BIBLE MEANS [ANSWERED "PASTOR or "BOTH" on ACCEPT1 (VAR 32)]: In your congregation does the pastor expect people to accept all his biblical ideas or only those on clear biblical passages? (ACCEPT2)
TOTAL%
1) All4423.9
2) Clear9752.7
9) Don't know4323.4
Missing343 
TOTAL184100.0
34) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ATTEND CHURCH: During Sunday services, how often does the preacher speak out against what is wrong with society? (WRONG)
TOTAL%
1) Rarely8221.8
2) Sometimes18148.0
3) Frequently10126.8
9) Don't know133.4
Missing150 
TOTAL377100.0
35) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ATTEND CHURCH: On Sunday morning, does your congregation have only a traditional service, only a contemporary service, or both? (CONTRAD)
TOTAL%
1) Traditional14037.3
2) Contemporary4211.2
3) Both16945.1
9) Don't know246.4
Missing152 
TOTAL375100.0
36) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ATTEND CHURCH AND WHO HAVE A CONTEMPORARY OR BOTH A CONTEMPORARY AND TRADITIONAL SUNDAY SERVICE: How is the music played at the contemporary service? (CONMUSIC)
TOTAL%
1) Gospel10549.5
2) Country73.3
3) Christian rock5927.8
9) Don't know4119.3
Missing315 
TOTAL212100.0
37) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ATTEND CHURCH: If you had to choose, which of the following would you say is the main reward for you going to church on Sunday? (REWARD)
TOTAL%
1) You learn more about what is true doctrine4712.7
2) You feel the spirit within you16644.7
3) You learn more about how you should treat others11029.6
9) Don't know4812.9
Missing156 
TOTAL371100.0
38) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ATTEND CHURCH: Does your congregation encourage people to seek physical healing during church services? (HEALING)
TOTAL%
1) No23763.4
2) Yes, but not during the Sunday morning service369.6
3) Yes, even on Sunday morning8021.4
9) Don't know215.6
Missing153 
TOTAL374100.0
39) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ATTEND CHURCH: How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement -- My religious activities, such as church attendance and prayer, help me fulfill the values I believe in. (VALUES)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree51.3
2) Disagree71.9
3) Neutral about this statement256.6
4) Agree with this statement15741.6
5) Strongly agree with this statement18248.3
9) Don't know10.3
Missing150 
TOTAL377100.0
40) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ATTEND CHURCH: How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement -- My religious activities provide a number of practical benefits for me, such as meeting new people. (PBENEFIT)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree30.8
2) Disagree4211.1
3) Neutral about this statement5314.0
4) Agree with this statement17546.3
5) Strongly agree with this statement10327.2
9) Don't know20.5
Missing149 
TOTAL378100.0
41) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ATTEND CHURCH: How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement -- My religious activities have helped me better understand the world I live in. (BUNDERST)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree30.8
2) Disagree184.8
3) Neutral about this statement4211.1
4) Agree with this statement18448.8
5) Strongly agree with this statement13034.5
Missing150 
TOTAL377100.0
42) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ATTEND CHURCH: How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement -- My religious activities make me feel good about myself. (BETSELF)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree20.5
2) Disagree112.9
3) Neutral about this statement287.4
4) Agree with this statement16543.7
5) Strongly agree with this statement17045.0
9) Don't know20.5
Missing149 
TOTAL378100.0
43) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ATTEND CHURCH: In every congregation, disagreements and conflicts occasionally arise. Within the last two years, has your congregation experienced a conflict for which a special meeting was called specifically to deal with the disagreement? (CONFLICT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes7921.3
2) No20053.9
3) Are you not sure9224.8
Missing156 
TOTAL371100.0
44) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ATTEND CHURCH: Have voter guides ever been distributed to people through your congregation? (VOTEGUID)
TOTAL%
1) Yes4812.8
2) No26069.3
3) Are you not sure6717.9
Missing152 
TOTAL375100.0
45) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ATTEND CHURCH: Would you say your congregation is composed primarily of members of the working class, the lower-middle class, the upper-middle class, or the upper class? (CONCLASS)
TOTAL%
1) Working class11631.0
2) Lower-middle class6316.8
3) Upper-middle class13636.4
4) Upper class82.1
9) Don't know5113.6
Missing153 
TOTAL374100.0
46) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ATTEND CHURCH: My congregation would allow women to be religious leaders, such as by letting them preach? (WOLEAD)
TOTAL%
1) Yes23361.6
2) No9224.3
3) Are you not sure5314.0
Missing149 
TOTAL378100.0
47) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ATTEND CHURCH: My congregation thinks it is wrong for women to wear pants to church on Sunday. (PANTS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes4812.7
2) No30379.9
3) Are you not sure287.4
Missing148 
TOTAL379100.0
48) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ATTEND CHURCH: To what extent does your congregation believe the mass media contributes to a decline in morality in America? (MMEDIA)
TOTAL%
1) No one in the congregation believes this92.4
2) Few believe this10828.9
3) Most believe this16744.7
4) Everyone believes this277.2
9) Don't know6316.8
Missing153 
TOTAL374100.0
49) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO NEVER ATTEND CHURCH: Are you presently attending any religious or spiritual group? (ANYGROUP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes42.8
2) No13797.2
Missing386 
TOTAL141100.0
50) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO NEVER ATTEND CHURCH AND DON'T ATTEND SOME RELIGIOUS OR SPIRITUAL GROUP: As an adult, have you ever attended a church or temple, or some other kind of religious group? (ANYCHUR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes10075.8
2) No3022.7
9) Don't know21.5
Missing395 
TOTAL132100.0
51) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO NEVER ATTEND CHURCH: To what extent do you believe that the mass media contributes to a decline in morality in America? (MMEDIA2)
TOTAL%
1) To a great extent5035.7
2) To some extent6345.0
3) Not at all2014.3
9) Don't know75.0
Missing387 
TOTAL140100.0
52) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO NEVER ATTEND CHURCH: Do you believe in reincarnation, that is, that the soul, after death, comes back to earth in another body? (REINCAR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes4028.6
2) No7251.4
3) Are not sure2820.0
Missing387 
TOTAL140100.0
53) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO NEVER ATTEND CHURCH: Do you believe in heaven? (HEAVEN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes10576.6
2) No2115.3
3) Are not sure118.0
Missing390 
TOTAL137100.0
54) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO NEVER ATTEND CHURCH: Do you believe in hell? (HELL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes9166.9
2) No3022.1
3) Are you not sure1511.0
Missing391 
TOTAL136100.0
55) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO NEVER ATTEND CHURCH: In the past several months, have you talked with someone else about Christianity? (TALKCHUR)
TOTAL%
1) Frequently2316.4
2) Sometimes6042.9
3) Not at all5740.7
Missing387 
TOTAL140100.0
56) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO NEVER ATTEND CHURCH: What about spiritualists or psychics; have you talked with someone about such people? (PSYCHIC)
TOTAL%
1) Frequently85.7
2) Sometimes2719.3
3) Not at all10575.0
Missing387 
TOTAL140100.0
57) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO NEVER ATTEND CHURCH: What about Eastern religions such as Buddhism or Hinduism; have you talked with someone about these? (EASTREL)
TOTAL%
1) Frequently96.4
2) Sometimes2517.9
3) Not at all10373.6
9) Don't know32.1
Missing387 
TOTAL140100.0
58) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO NEVER ATTEND CHURCH: How often do you watch public television? (PUBTV)
TOTAL%
1) Daily7654.7
2) Weekly1812.9
3) Occasionally3625.9
4) Never96.5
Missing388 
TOTAL139100.0
59) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO NEVER ATTEND CHURCH: In the past several months, have you had any serious discussions with others about what to do about poverty in the United States? (TALKPOV)
TOTAL%
1) Yes4632.9
2) No9467.1
Missing387 
TOTAL140100.0
60) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO NEVER ATTEND CHURCH AND HAD A SERIOUS DISCUSSION ABOUT POVERTY IN THE UNITED STATES IN THE PAST SEVERAL MONTHS: Was this [discussion] mostly with family, friends, people at work or members of groups you belong to? (TALKPGRP)
TOTAL%
1) Family1123.9
2) Friends1839.1
3) Work1021.7
4) Groups613.0
9) Don't know12.2
Missing481 
TOTAL46100.0
61) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO NEVER ATTEND CHURCH: In the past several months, have you had any serious discussions with others about whether abortion should be legal? (TALKAB)
TOTAL%
1) Yes4230.2
2) No9769.8
Missing388 
TOTAL139100.0
62) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO NEVER ATTEND CHURCH AND HAVE HAD A SERIOUS DISCUSSION ABOUT ABORTION BEING LEGAL IN PAST SEVERAL MONTHS: Was this [discussion] mostly with family, friends, people at work or members of groups you belong to? (TALKAGRP)
TOTAL%
1) Family818.6
2) Friends2455.8
3) Work716.3
4) Groups12.3
9) Don't know37.0
Missing484 
TOTAL43100.0
63) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO NEVER ATTEND CHURCH: Would you say that in general, you feel how about churches? (LIKECHR)
TOTAL%
1) Dislike churches1511.1
2) Like churches6145.2
3) Just do not think about them5440.0
9) Don't know53.7
Missing392 
TOTAL135100.0
64) In today's society, it is considered normal for a certain number of people to live in poverty. Do you consider this to be: (POVERTYM)
TOTAL%
1) A sign of moral decline15830.6
2) A positive moral development152.9
3) Do you think this has nothing to do with morality?28655.4
9) Don't know5711.0
Missing11 
TOTAL516100.0
65) In today's society, it has become more acceptable for unmarried couples, who care about each other, to have sex. Do you consider this to be: (PRESEXM)
TOTAL%
1) A sign of moral decline31460.7
2) A positive moral development326.2
3) Do you think this has nothing to do with morality?13225.5
9) Don't know397.5
Missing10 
TOTAL517100.0
66) In today's society, it has become more acceptable for married couples without dependant children to get a divorce. Do you consider this to be: (DIVORM)
TOTAL%
1) A sign of moral decline29055.8
2) A positive moral development203.8
3) Do you think this has nothing to do with morality?18034.6
9) Don't know305.8
Missing7 
TOTAL520100.0
67) In today's society, a certain amount of pollution is acceptable. Do you consider this to be: (ENVIRONM)
TOTAL%
1) A sign of moral decline16531.7
2) A positive moral development275.2
3) Do you think this has nothing to do with morality?30558.5
9) Don't know244.6
Missing6 
TOTAL521100.0
68) What percent of the Amish do you think follow, in every way, the simple and strict religious life they advocate? Would you say it is about: (AMISH)
TOTAL%
1) 0%122.3
2) 20%173.3
3) 40%377.2
4) 60%9318.0
5) 80%18636.0
6) 100%397.5
9) Don't know13325.7
Missing10 
TOTAL517100.0
69) Will you be voting in the upcoming election on November 3rd? (WILLVOTE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes39575.2
2) No10219.4
3) Are you not sure244.6
9) No response40.8
Missing2 
TOTAL525100.0
70) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ANSWERED "YES" OR "ARE NOT SURE" ON VAR 69 (WILLVOTE): For which candidate for the 2nd U.S. Congressional District are you planning to vote for? (CONGVOTE)
TOTAL%
1) David McIntosh15539.8
2) Sherman Boles6215.9
3) Undecided, but leaning towards David McIntosh379.5
4) Undecided, but leaning towards Sherman Boles153.9
9) Don't know12030.8
Missing138 
TOTAL389100.0
71) Promise Keepers have, and will continue to have, a positive impact on women in America. Do you: (KEEPERS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree with this statement5610.8
2) Agree13826.6
3) Are you neutral about this statement9418.1
4) Disagree468.9
5) Strongly disagree316.0
8) Have you not heard of the Promise Keepers11922.9
9) Don't know356.7
Missing8 
TOTAL519100.0
72) Which of the following statements best describes your opinion about abortion? (ABORTION)
TOTAL%
1) Abortion should never be permitted7414.5
2) Abortion should be permitted only if the life and health of the woman is in danger24347.7
3) Abortion should be permitted if, due to her particular situation, the woman would have difficulty in caring for the child8115.9
4) Abortion should never be forbidden9418.5
9) Don't know173.3
Missing18 
TOTAL509100.0
73) Should there be a law protecting homosexuals from being dismissed from their jobs as teachers in public schools? (HOMOSEX)
TOTAL%
1) Yes25148.4
2) No19838.2
3) Are you not sure7013.5
Missing8 
TOTAL519100.0
74) If there are not enough jobs for all the people who want to work, the government should create jobs. Do you... (JOBS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree with this statement9818.8
2) Agree17533.5
3) Are you Neutral about this statement8315.9
4) Disagree10920.9
5) Strongly disagree428.0
9) Don't know152.9
Missing5 
TOTAL522100.0
75) The government ought to reduce the income differences between rich and poor. Do you... (INCOMDIF)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree with this statement5310.2
2) Agree12023.0
3) Are you Neutral about this statement8917.0
4) Disagree16531.6
5) Strongly disagree7714.8
9) Don't know183.4
Missing5 
TOTAL522100.0
76) For the most part, I find life to be very interesting and exciting. Do you... (EXCLIFE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree61.1
2) Disagree183.4
3) Are you Neutral about this statement366.8
4) Agree22041.7
5) Strongly agree with this statement24746.9
TOTAL527100.0
77) How much contact do you have with a person you feel close to; somebody that you can trust or confide in? (CONTACT)
TOTAL%
1) None at all71.3
2) Not very much214.0
3) Some6612.6
4) A great deal42681.6
9) Don't know20.4
Missing5 
TOTAL522100.0
78) How would you describe your general satisfaction with life at the present? (SATLIFE)
TOTAL%
1) Poor122.3
2) Fair5710.8
3) Don't know20.4
4) Good24346.1
5) Excellent21340.4
TOTAL527100.0
79) How well do you think your income and assets meet your financial needs? (SATMON)
TOTAL%
1) Barely346.5
2) Not very well499.3
3) Adequately19637.3
4) Well13826.2
5) Very well10820.5
9) Don't know10.2
Missing1 
TOTAL526100.0
80) Would you say that your health today is... (HELTHNOW)
TOTAL%
1) Poor285.3
2) Fair8115.4
3) Don't know30.6
4) Good26349.9
5) Excellent15228.8
TOTAL527100.0
81) Please tell us, if you or, if you are married, you or your spouse, were unable to care for yourselves, who would you turn to first assistance? (SELCAR)
TOTAL%
1) Son/daughter16331.0
2) Brother/sister479.0
3) Parents14227.0
4) Other relatives366.9
5) Visiting nurse services234.4
6) Friends/neighbors101.9
7) Nursing care facility315.9
8) Other458.6
9) Don't know285.3
Missing2 
TOTAL525100.0
82) Last week, how often did you visit in person with friends or neighbors? (SEEFREND)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all6712.8
2) Once a week7514.3
3) A few times a week21440.8
4) Every day16631.6
9) Don't know30.6
Missing2 
TOTAL525100.0
83) How often do you find yourself feeling lonely? (LONELY)
TOTAL%
1) Never or hardly ever22743.1
2) Seldom21039.8
3) Don't know40.8
4) Fairly often509.5
5) Very often366.8
TOTAL527100.0
84) Generally speaking, do you feel that those who provide care for someone who can't look after themselves experience: (STRESCAR)
TOTAL%
1) Little or no stress315.9
2) Not very much stress203.8
3) Don't know112.1
4) Some stress21140.2
5) A great deal of stress25248.0
Missing2 
TOTAL525100.0
85) Do you presently or have you ever had care-giving responsibilities for anyone age 18 or older? (GIVECARE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes26050.0
2) No26050.0
Missing7 
TOTAL520100.0
86) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ANSWERED "YES" TO VAR 85 (GIVECARE): How many were male and how many female? (CARESEX)
TOTAL%
1) One male5822.0
2) One male; 2 or more females166.1
3) One female11543.6
4) One female; 2 or more males103.8
5) One male; One female3312.5
6) Other3212.1
Missing263 
TOTAL264100.0
87) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ANSWERED "YES" TO VAR 85 (GIVECARE): How often do (did) you have to provide care or assistance for the person you have most recently look(ed) after? (OFTCARE)
TOTAL%
1) At least once a month124.6
2) Several times a month218.1
3) Several times a week5822.3
4) At least once a day4818.5
5) Several times a day12146.5
Missing267 
TOTAL260100.0
88) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ANSWERED "YES" TO VAR 85 (GIVECARE): What is/was his/her age? (CAREAGE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL25668.13717
89) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ANSWERED "YES" TO VAR 85 (GIVECARE): How many months have you been caring/did you care for this person? (MOCARE)
TOTAL%
1) 93.4
2) 197.3
3) 228.4
4) 72.7
5) 83.1
6) 228.4
7) 51.9
8) 103.8
9) 31.1
10) 10.4
12) 2710.3
13) 10.4
14) 20.8
15) 31.1
16) 20.8
18) 31.1
21) 10.4
24) 238.8
30) 10.4
32) 10.4
35) 10.4
36) 2710.3
37) 10.4
48) 103.8
54) 10.4
60) 83.1
72) 31.1
79) 10.4
80) 10.4
84) 20.8
90) 10.4
96) 31.1
97) 207.7
99) Don't know124.6
Missing266 
TOTAL261100.0
90) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ANSWERED "YES" TO VAR 85 (GIVECARE): Is/was he/she related to you? (RELATED1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes22286.0
2) No3614.0
Missing269 
TOTAL258100.0
91) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ANSWERED "YES" TO VAR 90 (RELATED1): What is/was that relationship? (RELATED2)
TOTAL%
1) Father2511.2
2) Mother6830.5
3) Father-in-law73.1
4) Mother-in-law177.6
5) Child104.5
6) Other relative125.4
7) Non-relative10.4
8) Spouse3515.7
9) Grandparents3716.6
11) Brother/sister114.9
Missing304 
TOTAL223100.0
92) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ANSWERED "YES" TO VAR 85 (GIVECARE): How often do (did) you find yourself feeling frustrated because of your care-giving responsibilities? (FRUSTR)
TOTAL%
1) Never or not often at all7829.8
2) Not very often8532.4
3) Don't know10.4
4) Fairly often6625.2
5) Very often3212.2
Missing265 
TOTAL262100.0
93) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ANSWERED "YES" TO VAR 85 (GIVECARE): How often do (did) your care-giving responsibilities interfere with your activities such as going out to dinner, shopping, or a show? (ACTIVITY)
TOTAL%
1) Never or not often at all9536.3
2) Not very often8532.4
3) Don't know31.1
4) Fairly often3212.2
5) Very often4717.9
Missing265 
TOTAL262100.0
94) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ANSWERED "YES" TO VAR 85 (GIVECARE): How often do/did your care-giving responsibilities interfere with other family obligations? (FAMOB)
TOTAL%
1) Never or not often at all11242.7
2) Not very often9737.0
4) Fairly often3513.4
5) Very often186.9
Missing265 
TOTAL262100.0
95) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ANSWERED "YES" TO VAR 85 (GIVECARE): How much stress is (was) placed on your family life by your care-giving responsibilities? (FAMSTRES)
TOTAL%
1) None at all6324.1
2) Not very much6826.1
3) Don't know10.4
4) Some8331.8
5) A great deal4617.6
Missing266 
TOTAL261100.0
96) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ANSWERED "YES" TO VAR 85 (GIVECARE): How much financial strain is (was) caused by your care-giving responsibilities? (FINANSTR)
TOTAL%
1) None at all13351.0
2) Not very much6123.4
3) Don't know10.4
4) Some3714.2
5) A great deal2911.1
Missing266 
TOTAL261100.0
97) Time of the interview in minutes. (TIME)
TOTAL%
0) 10.2
9) 20.4
10) 275.1
11) 91.7
12) 163.0
13) 264.9
14) 224.2
15) 13425.5
16) 285.3
17) 326.1
18) 203.8
19) 122.3
20) 8716.5
21) 122.3
22) 163.0
23) 71.3
24) 40.8
25) 254.8
26) 40.8
27) 30.6
28) 20.4
29) 10.2
30) 163.0
32) 20.4
34) 10.2
35) 40.8
36) 10.2
40) 10.2
45) 40.8
50) 20.4
57) 10.2
60) 20.4
88) 20.4
Missing1 
TOTAL526100.0
98) In general, what was the respondent's attitude toward the interview? (COOP)
TOTAL%
1) Friendly and eager36469.9
2) Cooperative but not particularly eager13926.7
3) Indifferent and bored163.1
4) Hostile20.4
Missing6 
TOTAL521100.0
99) How was the respondent's understanding of the questions? (UNDERST)
TOTAL%
1) Good43282.9
2) Fair8215.7
3) Poor71.3
Missing6 
TOTAL521100.0
100) I-SEX: Respondent's sex (voice identification recorded by interviewer) (for use with on-line analysis) (I-SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Male24646.8
2) Female28053.2
Missing1 
TOTAL526100.0
101) I-MARR: Are you currently married, widowed, separated, divorced, or have you never been married? (for use with on-line analysis) (I-MARR)
TOTAL%
1) Married29756.5
2) Widowed5911.2
3) Separated51.0
4) Divorced5911.2
5) Never been married10620.2
Missing1 
TOTAL526100.0
102) I-EDUC: What was the last grade you completed in school? (recoded for use with on-line analysis) (I-EDUC)
TOTAL%
1) LT HS458.6
2) HS Grad18234.6
3) Some Coll15228.9
4) Coll Grad9217.5
5) Grad/Prof5510.5
Missing1 
TOTAL526100.0
103) I-WBORN: Were you born in Delaware county, some other county in Indiana or outside of Indiana? (for use with on-line analysis) (I-WBORN)
TOTAL%
1) Delaware county21440.9
2) Other county in Indiana15629.8
3) Outside of Indiana15329.3
Missing4 
TOTAL523100.0
104) I-RACE: To which racial group do you belong? (for use with on-line analysis) (I-RACE)
TOTAL%
1) White46789.6
2) Black366.9
3) Other183.5
Missing6 
TOTAL521100.0
105) I-AGE: What is your age? (recoded for use with on-line analysis) (I-AGE)
TOTAL%
1) Under 247814.9
2) 25-3912523.9
3) 40-5414227.2
4) 55-647314.0
5) Over 6510520.1
Missing4 
TOTAL523100.0
106) I-INCOME: Last year, what was your total household income, from all sources, before taxes? Was it more than: (interviewer stops at first "no") (recoded for use with on-line analysis) (I-INCOME)
TOTAL%
1) MT $10K14030.1
2) MT $30K10121.7
3) MT $40K8518.3
4) MT $50K7215.5
5) MT $75K6714.4
Missing62 
TOTAL465100.0
107) I-PARTY: Have you usually thought of yourself: (for use with on-line analysis) (I-PARTY)
TOTAL%
1) As a Republican12324.4
2) As an Independent9318.4
3) As a Democrat14027.7
4) As a member of some other party153.0
5) Sometimes a Republican, sometimes a Democrat13426.5
Missing22 
TOTAL505100.0
108) I-RELIG: What is your religious preference? Would you say you are: (for use with on-line analysis) (I-RELIG)
TOTAL%
1) Catholic7715.0
2) Protestant (or Christian)34467.1
3) Jewish40.8
4) Other religion275.3
5) None6111.9
Missing14 
TOTAL513100.0