Religion and Politics Survey Merged Data Set, 1994-1995

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Percentages are weighted by 79) WEIGHT2; Total Ns reported are unweighted
1) Date of interview (COMPDATE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL965272164.1734298.23
2) Region (REGION)
TOTAL%
1) Northeast 20.6
2) Midwest 24.6
3) South 34.2
4) West 20.6
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3) MSA (MSA)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL96523452.152970.08
4) Do you approve or disapprove of the way Bill Clinton is handling his job as president? (PRESAPP)
TOTAL%
1) Approve 45
2) Disapprove 45
9) Don't know/Refused 9.9
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5) If the elections for U.S. Congress were being held today, would you vote for the Republican Party's candidate or the Democratic Party's candidate for Congress in your district? (CONGPREF)
TOTAL%
1) Republican candidate 39.5
2) Democratic candidate 41.1
3) Other 2.4
9) Don't know/Refused 17
Missing1800 
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6) As of today, do you lean more to the Republican or the Democrat? (CONGLIN)
TOTAL%
1) Republican candidate 28.9
2) Democratic candidate 27
9) Don't know/Refused 44
Missing8131 
TOTAL1521100.0
7) All in all, are you satisfied or dissatisfied with the way things are going in this country today? (SATISUS)
TOTAL%
1) Satisfied 23.6
2) Dissatisfied 73.1
9) Don't know/Refused 3.3
Missing2052 
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8) What do you think is the most important problem facing this country today? -- First mentioned (MIP1)
TOTAL%
1) Unemployment 9.3
2) Recession/Depression .3
3) Inflation/Cost of living 1.5
4) Deficit/National debt/Balanced budget 6.6
5) High interest rates .3
6) Trade deficit/Trade relations 1.1
7) Economic competitiveness .8
8) Economy (general) 4.8
9) Poverty 1.8
10) Homelessness 3
11) Hunger .7
12) Environment/Pollution/Garbage .3
15) Crime/Gangs/Justice System 24.1
16) Health Care 9.7
17) AIDS .3
20) Morality/Ethics/Family values 8.1
22) Taxes 1.6
97) Other 22.3
98) Don't know 3.3
99) Refused .1
Missing2059 
TOTAL7593100.0
9) What do you think is the most important problem facing this country today? -- Second mentioned (MIP2)
TOTAL%
1) Unemployment 8.9
2) Recession/Depression .5
3) Inflation/Cost of living 2.5
4) Deficit/National debt/Balanced budget 5.2
5) High interest rates .3
6) Trade deficit/Trade relations .7
7) Economic competitiveness 1.2
8) Economy (general) 4.9
9) Poverty 2.9
10) Homelessness 5.9
11) Hunger 2.5
12) Environment/Pollution/Garbage .9
15) Crime/Gangs/Justice System 14.5
16) Health Care 11
17) AIDS 1.2
20) Morality/Ethics/Family values 5.2
22) Taxes 3.6
97) Other 28
Missing8676 
TOTAL976100.0
10) What do you think is the most important problem facing this country today? -- Third mentioned (MIP3)
TOTAL%
1) Unemployment 11.7
2) Recession/Depression .8
3) Inflation/Cost of living 4.3
4) Deficit/National debt/Balanced budget 2.1
5) High interest rates 1.1
6) Trade deficit/Trade relations 1.5
7) Economic competitiveness .8
8) Economy (general) 3.6
9) Poverty 1.9
10) Homelessness 6.4
11) Hunger 2.4
12) Environment/Pollution/Garbage 3
15) Crime/Gangs/Justice System 10.7
16) Health Care 9.4
17) AIDS 2.1
20) Morality/Ethics/Family values 6.2
22) Taxes 4.5
97) Other 27.5
Missing9436 
TOTAL216100.0
11) Which political party do you think can do a better job of handling the problem you just mentioned, the Republicans or the Democrats? (PARTYMIP)
TOTAL%
1) Republican Party 38.5
2) Democratic Party 33.4
3) No difference 16.5
9) Don't know/Refused 11.5
Missing4194 
TOTAL5458100.0
12) In the future, which one of the following items should President Clinton give the highest priority to? (BCPRIOR)
TOTAL%
1) Improving the jobs situation 21.9
2) Reforming health care 14.7
3) Reducing crime 24.6
4) Reforming the welfare system 14.3
5) Reducing the budget deficit 21.7
9) Don't know/Refused 2.9
Missing3800 
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13) I'd like you to rate the way Bill Clinton is handling his job in some specific areas. Do you approve or disapprove of the way Clinton is handling -- Economic conditions in this country (CLINECON)
TOTAL%
1) Approve 40.1
2) Disapprove 53
9) Don't know/Refused 6.8
Missing3800 
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14) I'd like you to rate the way Bill Clinton is handling his job in some specific areas. Do you approve or disapprove of the way Clinton is handling -- Foreign policy (CLINFOR)
TOTAL%
1) Approve 41.4
2) Disapprove 50.1
9) Don't know/Refused 8.5
Missing3800 
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15) Typology A: Government efficiency -- 1) Government is always inefficient . . . 2) Government does a better job than is credited for (GOVEFFIC)
TOTAL%
1) Agree strongly with statement number 1 53.5
2) Agree not strongly with statement number 1 11.5
3) Agree strongly with statement number 2 18.5
4) Agree not strongly with statement number 2 13.5
5) Neither/Both equally 1.5
9) Don't know/Refused 1.6
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16) Typology B: Government regulation -- 1)Regulations in public interest . . . 2) Regulations do more harm than good (GOVREG)
TOTAL%
1) Agree strongly with statement number 1 24.9
2) Agree not strongly with statement number 1 16.6
3) Agree strongly with statement number 2 38.6
4) Agree not strongly with statement number 2 14.2
5) Neither/Both equally 1.8
9) Don't know/Refused 3.9
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17) Typology C: Government benefits -- 1) Poor get benefits too easily . . . 2) Poor don't get enough benefits (GOVBENE)
TOTAL%
1) Agree strongly with statement number 1 36.2
2) Agree not strongly with statement number 1 15.8
3) Agree strongly with statement number 2 27.4
4) Agree not strongly with statement number 2 11.2
5) Neither/Both equally 6.1
9) Don't know/Refused 3.3
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18) Typology D: Helping needy Americans -- 1) Government should do more for the poor . . . 2) Government shouldn't do more for the poor (GOVNEEDY)
TOTAL%
1) Agree strongly with statement number 1 35.3
2) Agree not strongly with statement number 1 12.5
3) Agree strongly with statement number 2 32
4) Agree not strongly with statement number 2 14.4
5) Neither/Both equally 3.1
9) Don't know/Refused 2.7
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19) Typology E: Position of blacks -- 1) Blacks have gained recently . . . 2) Blacks have not progressed recently (BLACKS1)
TOTAL%
1) Agree strongly with statement number 1 51.9
2) Agree not strongly with statement number 1 18.5
3) Agree strongly with statement number 2 18.6
4) Agree not strongly with statement number 2 7.2
5) Neither/Both equally 1.2
9) Don't know/Refused 2.7
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20) Typology F: Racial discrimination -- 1) Discrimination prevents blacks' progress . . . 2) Blacks are responsible for lack of progress (BLACKS2)
TOTAL%
1) Agree strongly with statement number 1 21.9
2) Agree not strongly with statement number 1 11.8
3) Agree strongly with statement number 2 40.7
4) Agree not strongly with statement number 2 15.5
5) Neither/Both equally 6
9) Don't know/Refused 4.1
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21) Typology I: Ensuring peace -- 1) Military strength best way to peace . . . 2) Diplomacy best way to peace (WRLDPCE)
TOTAL%
1) Agree strongly with statement number 1 28.5
2) Agree not strongly with statement number 1 7.7
3) Agree strongly with statement number 2 46
4) Agree not strongly with statement number 2 11.1
5) Neither/Both equally 4.6
9) Don't know/Refused 2.1
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22) Typology J: Fighting for country -- 1) Everyone should be willing to fight for the United States. . . . 2) One can refuse to fight for the United States (USFIGHT)
TOTAL%
1) Agree strongly with statement number 1 40.4
2) Agree not strongly with statement number 1 9.7
3) Agree strongly with statement number 2 36.3
4) Agree not strongly with statement number 2 9.8
5) Neither/Both equally 1.5
9) Don't know/Refused 2.2
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23) Typology M: Company power -- 1)Companies have too much power . . . 2) Companies do not have too much power (COMPWR)
TOTAL%
1) Agree strongly with statement number 1 59.5
2) Agree not strongly with statement number 1 16.2
3) Agree strongly with statement number 2 9.2
4) Agree not strongly with statement number 2 9.9
5) Neither/Both equally 1.2
9) Don't know/Refused 4
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24) Typology N: Business profits -- 1) Businesses earn too much profit . . . 2) Businesses earn a fair profit (BUSPROF)
TOTAL%
1) Agree strongly with statement number 1 42.4
2) Agree not strongly with statement number 1 9.4
3) Agree strongly with statement number 2 26.8
4) Agree not strongly with statement number 2 16.6
5) Neither/Both equally 1.3
9) Don't know/Refused 3.5
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25) Typology O: Officials keeping in touch -- 1) D.C. officials lose touch quickly . . . 2) Officials do their best to keep in touch (LOSETCH)
TOTAL%
1) Agree strongly with statement number 1 60
2) Agree not strongly with statement number 1 12.8
3) Agree strongly with statement number 2 13.7
4) Agree not strongly with statement number 2 10.2
5) Neither/Both equally 1.2
9) Don't know/Refused 2.2
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26) Typology P: Officials caring about people -- 1) Officials care about people like me . . . 2) Officials don't care about people like me (OFFCARE)
TOTAL%
1) Agree strongly with statement number 1 17.7
2) Agree not strongly with statement number 1 14.8
3) Agree strongly with statement number 2 52.4
4) Agree not strongly with statement number 2 12.1
5) Neither/Both equally 1.2
9) Don't know/Refused 1.8
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27) Would you say that your overall opinion of Hillary Clinton is very favorable, mostly favorable, mostly unfavorable, or very unfavorable? (HILLFAV)
TOTAL%
1) Very favorable 17.6
2) Mostly favorable 40
3) Mostly unfavorable 22.9
4) Very unfavorable 16.9
5) Never heard of .5
9) Didn't rate 2.2
Missing3852 
TOTAL5800100.0
28) Would you say that your overall opinion of Colin Powell is very favorable, mostly favorable, mostly unfavorable, or very unfavorable? (POWLFAV)
TOTAL%
1) Very favorable 27.5
2) Mostly favorable 47.9
3) Mostly unfavorable 8.3
4) Very unfavorable 2.7
5) Never heard of 5.9
9) Didn't rate 7.7
Missing5751 
TOTAL3901100.0
29) Would you say that your overall opinion of the Republican Party is very favorable, mostly favorable, mostly unfavorable, or very unfavorable? (REPFAV)
TOTAL%
1) Very favorable 11.2
2) Mostly favorable 48.6
3) Mostly unfavorable 25.7
4) Very unfavorable 10.7
5) Never heard of .1
9) Didn't rate 3.7
Missing3852 
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30) Would you say that your overall opinion of the Democratic Party is very favorable, mostly favorable, mostly unfavorable, or very unfavorable? (DEMFAV)
TOTAL%
1) Very favorable 11.9
2) Mostly favorable 45.9
3) Mostly unfavorable 30.4
4) Very unfavorable 8.4
5) Never heard of .1
9) Didn't rate 3.3
Missing3852 
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31) Would you say that your overall opinion of Congress is very favorable, mostly favorable, mostly unfavorable, or very unfavorable? (CONGFAV)
TOTAL%
1) Very favorable 5.5
2) Mostly favorable 42.3
3) Mostly unfavorable 37.6
4) Very unfavorable 11.1
5) Never heard of .1
9) Didn't rate 3.5
Missing5753 
TOTAL3899100.0
32) Would you say that your overall opinion of business corporations is very favorable, mostly favorable, mostly unfavorable, or very unfavorable? (BUSFAV)
TOTAL%
1) Very favorable 6.7
2) Mostly favorable 58.3
3) Mostly unfavorable 23.9
4) Very unfavorable 5.8
5) Never heard of .2
9) Didn't rate 5.2
Missing5751 
TOTAL3901100.0
33) Do you happen to read any daily newspaper or newspapers regularly? (PAPERUSE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 73.4
2) No 26.5
9) Don't know/Refused 0
Missing3800 
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34) Do you happen to watch any TV news programs regularly or not? (TVUSE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 80.9
2) No 19.1
9) Don't know/Refused 0
Missing3800 
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35) Do you listen to the news on the radio regularly, or not? (RADIOUSE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 51.4
2) No 48.6
9) Don't know/Refused 0
Missing3800 
TOTAL5852100.0
36) How often, if ever, do you listen to radio shows that invite listeners to call in to discuss current events, public issues and politics? (TALKRAD)
TOTAL%
1) Regularly 17
2) Sometimes 29.6
3) Rarely 24.4
4) Never 28.8
9) Don't know/Refused .1
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37) Have you ever called, sent a letter, or faxed a letter to your Congressional representative or senator to express your opinion on an issue? (CONGCALL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 47.2
2) No 52.8
9) Don't know/Refused .1
Missing4052 
TOTAL5600100.0
38) Typology Q: Environmental protection -- 1) We should protect the environment at all costs . . . 2) We've gone too far in protecting the environment (ENVIRO1)
TOTAL%
1) Agree strongly with statement number 1 63.3
2) Agree not strongly with statement number 1 13.9
3) Agree strongly with statement number 2 13
4) Agree not strongly with statement number 2 6.8
5) Neither/Both equally 1.5
9) Don't know/Refused 1.5
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39) Typology R: Environmental regulations -- 1) Environmental regulations hurt the economy and cost jobs . . . 2) Environmental regulations are worth their costs (ENVIRO2)
TOTAL%
1) Agree strongly with statement number 1 22.9
2) Agree not strongly with statement number 1 11.5
3) Agree strongly with statement number 2 45.6
4) Agree not strongly with statement number 2 15.2
5) Neither/Both equally 1.2
9) Don't know/Refused 3.6
TOTAL9652100.0
40) Typology U: Homosexuality -- 1) Homosexuality should be accepted . . . 2) Society should discourage homosexuality (HOMOSEX)
TOTAL%
1) Agree strongly with statement number 1 28.6
2) Agree not strongly with statement number 1 17.5
3) Agree strongly with statement number 2 40.8
4) Agree not strongly with statement number 2 8.1
5) Neither/Both equally 1.9
9) Don't know/Refused 3
TOTAL9652100.0
41) Typology V: Book banning -- 1) Dangerous books should be banned . . . 2) Libraries should shelve any books they want (BOOKS)
TOTAL%
1) Agree strongly with statement number 1 37.3
2) Agree not strongly with statement number 1 7.8
3) Agree strongly with statement number 2 41.3
4) Agree not strongly with statement number 2 11
5) Neither/Both equally 1.1
9) Don't know/Refused 1.4
TOTAL9652100.0
42) Typology W: Miracles by God -- 1) God performs miracles . . . 2) Miracles don't happen (MIRACLES)
TOTAL%
1) Agree strongly with statement number 1 73.6
2) Agree not strongly with statement number 1 10
3) Agree strongly with statement number 2 7.1
4) Agree not strongly with statement number 2 4.6
5) Neither/Both equally 1
9) Don't know/Refused 3.8
TOTAL9652100.0
43) Typology X: Judgment Day -- 1) We will answer for our sins at judgment . . . 2) We will not answer for our sins (JUDGMENT)
TOTAL%
1) Agree strongly with statement number 1 73.1
2) Agree not strongly with statement number 1 7.8
3) Agree strongly with statement number 2 9.1
4) Agree not strongly with statement number 2 5.3
5) Neither/Both equally 1.1
9) Don't know/Refused 3.6
TOTAL9652100.0
44) In politics today, do you consider yourself a Republican, Democrat, or Independent? (PARTY)
TOTAL%
1) Republican 29.7
2) Democrat 31.4
3) Independent 34.9
4) No preference 2.6
5) Other party .1
9) Don't know/Refused 1.2
TOTAL9652100.0
45) Do you consider yourself a strong Republican, or not a strong Republican? (STRNGREP)
TOTAL%
1) Strong 44.2
2) Not strong 55
9) Don't know/Refused .8
Missing6725 
TOTAL2927100.0
46) Do you consider yourself a strong Democrat, or not a strong Democrat? (STRNGDEM)
TOTAL%
1) Strong 47.4
2) Not strong 51.7
9) Don't know/Refused .9
Missing6687 
TOTAL2965100.0
47) Party leaners (PARTLN)
TOTAL%
1) Republican 41
2) Democrat 36.7
3) Neither 17.8
9) Don't know/Refused 4.5
Missing5892 
TOTAL3760100.0
48) I'm going to read you some phrases. Please tell me if you think each one better describes the Republican Party and its leaders or the Democratic Party and its leaders -- Able to manage the federal government well (PRTY1)
TOTAL%
1) Republican Party 45.7
2) Democratic Party 30.6
3) Both equally 3.2
4) Neither 15.7
9) Don't know/Refused 4.8
Missing5953 
TOTAL3699100.0
49) I'm going to read you some phrases. Please tell me if you think each one better describes the Republican Party and its leaders or the Democratic Party and its leaders -- Can bring about the kind of changes this country needs (PRTY2)
TOTAL%
1) Republican Party 43.4
2) Democratic Party 38.9
3) Both equally 4.2
4) Neither 8.7
9) Don't know/Refused 4.7
Missing5953 
TOTAL3699100.0
50) I'm going to read you some phrases. Please tell me if you think each one better describes the Republican Party and its leaders or the Democratic Party and its leaders -- Is concerned with the needs of people like me (PRTY3)
TOTAL%
1) Republican Party 36.4
2) Democratic Party 48.7
3) Both equally 3.4
4) Neither 7.5
9) Don't know/Refused 4
Missing5953 
TOTAL3699100.0
51) I'm going to read you some phrases. Please tell me if you think each one better describes the Republican Party and its leaders or the Democratic Party and its leaders -- Governs in an honest and ethical way (PRTY4)
TOTAL%
1) Republican Party 33
2) Democratic Party 35.5
3) Both equally 5.1
4) Neither 20.4
9) Don't know/Refused 6
Missing5953 
TOTAL3699100.0
52) Tell me if you think the Republican or the Democratic Party could do a better job in each of the following areas -- Reforming the U.S. health care system (BETRJOB1)
TOTAL%
1) Republican Party 34.2
2) Democratic Party 45
3) Both equally 3.2
4) Neither 9.1
9) Don't know/Refused 8.5
Missing5699 
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53) Tell me if you think the Republican or the Democratic Party could do a better job in each of the following areas -- Making wise decisions about the country's defense policies (BETRJOB2)
TOTAL%
1) Republican Party 49.6
2) Democratic Party 30.7
3) Both equally 5.2
4) Neither 5.2
9) Don't know/Refused 9.3
Missing5699 
TOTAL3953100.0
54) Tell me if you think the Republican or the Democratic Party could do a better job in each of the following areas -- Promoting morality and personal responsibility (BETRJOB3)
TOTAL%
1) Republican Party 43.4
2) Democratic Party 34.4
3) Both equally 5
4) Neither 8.2
9) Don't know/Refused 9.1
Missing5699 
TOTAL3953100.0
55) Would you say there is a great deal of difference in what the Republican and Democratic parties stand for, a fair amount of difference, or hardly any difference at all? (PRTYDIFF)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal 26.5
2) A fair amount 49.5
3) Hardly any 22.4
9) Don't know/Refused 1.6
Missing3852 
TOTAL5800100.0
56) Some people say we should have a third major party in this country. Do you agree or disagree? (THIRDPRT)
TOTAL%
1) Agree 54.9
2) Disagree 40.7
9) Don't know/Refused 4.4
Missing2052 
TOTAL7600100.0
57) Some people seem to follow what's going on in government and public affairs most of the time. Would you say you follow what's going on in government and public affairs? (FOLLGOVT)
TOTAL%
1) Most of the time 45.4
2) Some of the time 33.6
3) Only now and then 14.7
4) Hardly at all 6.1
9) Don't know/Refused .2
TOTAL9652100.0
58) In the 1992 presidential election, did things come up which kept you from voting, or did you happen to vote and who did you vote for? (VOTE92)
TOTAL%
1) Clinton 32.8
2) Bush 25.8
3) Perot 12.6
4) Other/Can't remember for whom 1.7
6) Didn't vote 23.1
9) Don't remember voting/Refused 4
TOTAL9652100.0
59) Are you now registered to vote in your precinct or election district, or haven't you been able to register so far? (REGIST)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, registered 77.9
2) No, not registered 21.6
9) Don't know/Refused .5
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60) Are you absolutely certain you are registered to vote, or is there a chance your registration has passed because you moved or for some other reason? (CERTNREG)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely certain 95
2) Chance registration may have lapsed 4.2
9) Don't know/Refused .8
Missing1967 
TOTAL7685100.0
61) How often would you say you vote? (VOTEFREQ)
TOTAL%
1) Always 41.2
2) Nearly always 30.1
3) Part of the time 13
4) Seldom 10.7
5) Never 4.4
6) Other response .4
9) Don't know/Refused .2
TOTAL9652100.0
62) Which of the following best describes the place where you now live? (CITYSIZE)
TOTAL%
1) Large city 19.9
2) Suburb near large city 22.4
3) Small city/Town 36.3
4) Rural area 20.7
9) Don't know/Refused .7
Missing1800 
TOTAL7852100.0
63) Do you own or rent your own home? (HOMEOWN)
TOTAL%
1) Own home 67.9
2) Rent home 27.4
3) Other arrangement 4
9) Don't know/Refused .7
Missing1800 
TOTAL7852100.0
64) Marital status (MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Married 56.3
2) Divorced 11
3) Separated 2.4
4) Widowed 8.8
5) Never been married 21.1
9) Don't know/Refused .4
TOTAL9652100.0
65) Are you the parent or guardian of any children under 18 now living in your household? (KIDS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 36.7
2) No 63.1
9) Don't know/Refused .2
Missing2052 
TOTAL7600100.0
66) Are you or your spouse a member of a labor union? (UNION)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, respondent is 9.1
2) Yes, spouse is 5.8
3) Yes, both are 1.7
4) Neither are 82.6
9) Don't know/Refused .8
Missing3800 
TOTAL5852100.0
67) What is the last grade or class that you completed in school? (EDUC)
TOTAL%
1) None, or grade 1 - 8 4.1
2) Less than high school 13.3
3) High school graduate 34.8
4) Vocational/Business/Technical training after high school 3.5
5) Some college/No degree 22.5
6) College graduate 13.5
7) Post graduate 7.7
9) Don't know/Refused .5
TOTAL9652100.0
68) What is your age in years? (AGE)
TOTAL%
1) 18 - 29 years 21.9
2) 30 - 39 years 22.8
3) 40 - 49 years 18.7
4) 50 - 64 years 18.8
5) 65 and older 16.7
9) Don't know/Refused 1
TOTAL9652100.0
69) What is your religious preference? (RELIGION)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant 57.8
2) Catholic 24.4
3) Jewish 2
4) Orthodox .7
5) Mormon 1.8
6) Muslim .3
7) Other 3.1
8) Atheist/No religion 7.9
9) Don't know/Refused 1.9
TOTAL9652100.0
70) Would you describe yourself as a "born again" or evangelical Christian, or not? (BORNAGN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 37.1
2) No 59.1
9) Don't know/Refused 3.8
Missing149 
TOTAL9503100.0
71) Do you go to church, synagogue or some other place of worship? (GOCHURCH)
TOTAL%
1) Every week 27.4
2) Almost every week 12.5
3) Once or twice a month 14.6
4) Few times a year 27.8
5) Never 16.8
9) Don't know/Refused .9
Missing3800 
TOTAL5852100.0
72) Last year, what was your total family income from all sources, before taxes? (INCOME)
TOTAL%
1) Less than $10,000 9.5
2) From $10,000 to under $20,000 15.2
3) From $20,000 to under $30,000 18.7
4) From $30,000 to under $50,000 26.5
5) From $50,000 to under $75,000 12.7
6) From $75,000 to under $100,000 4.9
7) $100,000 or more 3.4
9) Don't know/Refused 9
TOTAL9652100.0
73) What is your race? (RACE)
TOTAL%
1) White 85.4
2) Black 10
3) Asian .5
4) Other/Mixed race 3.1
9) Don't know/Refused 1
TOTAL9652100.0
74) Are you, yourself, of Hispanic origin or descent, such as Mexican, Puerto Rican, Cuban, or some other Spanish background? (HISPANIC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 4.6
2) No 94.4
9) Don't know/Refused 1
TOTAL9652100.0
75) Typology group designation (TYPGROUP)
TOTAL%
0) Bystanders 8.8
1) Moralists 16.6
2) Partisan Poor 7.2
3) Seculars 8.4
4) New Democrats 10.5
5) Enterprisers 12.1
6) New Economy Independents 16.2
7) The Embittered 7.3
8) Libertarians 5.4
9) New Dealers 7.4
TOTAL9652100.0
76) Weight: Used to derive WEIGHT2 (WEIGHT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL9652327.96135.71
77) State FIPS Codes (STATE)
TOTAL%
1) Alabama 1.8
4) Arizona 1.3
5) Arkansas 1.4
6) California 7.9
8) Colorado 3.2
9) Connecticut .9
10) Delaware .5
11) Washington, DC .4
12) Florida 3.5
13) Georgia 2.1
15) Hawaii 1
16) Idaho 1
17) Illinois 3.3
18) Indiana 1.6
19) Iowa 1.2
20) Kansas 1.6
21) Kentucky 2.1
22) Louisiana 1.7
23) Maine .8
24) Maryland 1.7
25) Massachusetts 2.1
26) Michigan 2.8
27) Minnesota 2
28) Mississippi 1.5
29) Missouri 2.7
30) Montana .7
31) Nebraska .8
32) Nevada 1
33) New Hampshire .5
34) New Jersey 2.6
35) New Mexico .8
36) New York 5
37) North Carolina 3
38) North Dakota .3
39) Ohio 4.5
40) Oklahoma 1.6
41) Oregon 1.3
42) Pennsylvania 5.5
44) Rhode Island .6
45) South Carolina 1.5
46) South Dakota 1.8
47) Tennessee 1.9
48) Texas 4.4
49) Utah 1.1
50) Vermont .4
51) Virginia 2.6
53) Washington 3.7
54) West Virginia 1.3
55) Wisconsin 2.4
56) Wyoming .8
Missing20 
TOTAL9632100.0
78) Sex (SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Male 47.9
2) Female 52.1
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79) Weight2: Use this weight in analysis (WEIGHT2)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL96522.7691.189
80) Month and year of interview (MONTH)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL9652860.91209.77
81) Do you approve or disapprove of the policies and proposals of the Republican leaders in Congress? (REPAPP)
TOTAL%
1) Approve 39.6
2) Disapprove 47.3
9) Don't know/Refused 13.1
Missing5852 
TOTAL3800100.0
82) Thinking back to the November 1994 elections, did things come up which kept you from voting, or did you happen to vote? (TURNOT94)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, voted 61.6
2) No, didn't vote/Too young 36.2
8) Don't remember if voted 1.7
9) Refused .5
Missing5852 
TOTAL3800100.0
83) Are you absolutely certain you voted, or is there a chance you may not have? (CERTN94)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely certain 93
2) Didn't vote/May not have voted 6
9) Don't know/Refused .9
Missing7176 
TOTAL2476100.0
84) Did you happen to vote for a Republican candidate or a Democratic candidate for U.S. Congress in your district? (VOTE94)
TOTAL%
1) Republican 48.1
2) Democrat 41.7
3) Other/Independent 1.3
4) Didn't vote for Congress .6
8) Voted, but don't remember for whom 5.8
9) Refused 2.4
Missing7332 
TOTAL2320100.0
85) Region (for use with on-line analysis) (I-REGION)
TOTAL%
1) Northeast 20.6
2) Midwest 24.6
3) South 34.2
4) West 20.6
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86) In politics today, do you consider yourself a Republican, Democrat, or Independent? (recoded for use with on-line analysis) (I-POLPARTY)
TOTAL%
0) Republican 30.1
1) Democrat 31.9
2) Independnt 35.4
3) None 2.7
Missing123 
TOTAL9529100.0
87) Marital status (for use with on-line analysis) (I-MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Married 56.5
2) Divorced 11
3) Separated 2.4
4) Widowed 8.9
5) Never been married 21.2
Missing42 
TOTAL9610100.0
88) What is the last grade or class that you completed in school? (recoded for use with on-line analysis) (I-EDUCATN)
TOTAL%
0) Less H.S. 17.5
1) H.S.grad 35
2) Smcol/Tech 26.2
3) Coll.grad 13.6
4) Post-grad 7.8
Missing57 
TOTAL9595100.0
89) What is your age in years? (recoded for use with on-line analysis) (I-AGE)
TOTAL%
1) 18 - 29 years 22.1
2) 30 - 39 years 23
3) 40 - 49 years 18.9
4) 50 - 64 years 19
5) 65 and older 16.9
Missing118 
TOTAL9534100.0
90) What is your religious preference? (recoded for use with on-line analysis) (I-RELIGION)
TOTAL%
0) Protestant 58.9
1) Catholic 24.9
2) Jewish 2.1
3) Other 6
4) None 8.1
Missing178 
TOTAL9474100.0
91) Last year, what was your total family income from all sources, before taxes? (recoded for use with on-line analysis) (I-INCOME)
TOTAL%
0) Lt 20K 27.1
1) 20K-29,999 20.5
2) 30K-49,999 29.2
3) 50K-74,999 14
4) 75K & over 9.2
Missing876 
TOTAL8776100.0
92) What is your race? (recoded for use with on-line analysis) (I-RACE)
TOTAL%
1) White 86.2
2) Black 10.1
3) Asian .5
4) Other/Mixed race 3.1
Missing97 
TOTAL9555100.0
93) Would you describe yourself as a "born again" or evangelical Christian, or not? (recoded for use with on-line analysis) (I-BORNAGN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 38.5
2) No 61.5
Missing500 
TOTAL9152100.0
94) Sex (for use with on-line analysis) (I-SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Male 47.9
2) Female 52.1
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