Religion and Politics Survey Merged Data Set, 1994-1995

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All frequencies weighted by 79) WEIGHT2
1) Date of interview (COMPDATE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL2672772164.1734298.23
2) Region (REGION)
TOTAL%
1) Northeast550120.6
2) Midwest657524.6
3) South913334.2
4) West551820.6
TOTAL26727100.0
3) MSA (MSA)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL267273452.152970.08
4) Do you approve or disapprove of the way Bill Clinton is handling his job as president? (PRESAPP)
TOTAL%
1) Approve1203845
2) Disapprove1204045
9) Don't know/Refused26499.9
TOTAL26727100.0
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 candidate887639.5
2) Democratic candidate924741.1
3) Other5422.4
9) Don't know/Refused383317
Missing4229 
TOTAL22498100.0
6) As of today, do you lean more to the Republican or the Democrat? (CONGLIN)
TOTAL%
1) Republican candidate126628.9
2) Democratic candidate118327
9) Don't know/Refused192644
Missing22352 
TOTAL4375100.0
7) All in all, are you satisfied or dissatisfied with the way things are going in this country today? (SATISUS)
TOTAL%
1) Satisfied525123.6
2) Dissatisfied1627273.1
9) Don't know/Refused7413.3
Missing4464 
TOTAL22264100.0
8) What do you think is the most important problem facing this country today? -- First mentioned (MIP1)
TOTAL%
1) Unemployment19349.3
2) Recession/Depression70.3
3) Inflation/Cost of living3131.5
4) Deficit/National debt/Balanced budget13846.6
5) High interest rates62.3
6) Trade deficit/Trade relations2211.1
7) Economic competitiveness167.8
8) Economy (general)9924.8
9) Poverty3781.8
10) Homelessness6203
11) Hunger145.7
12) Environment/Pollution/Garbage68.3
15) Crime/Gangs/Justice System501924.1
16) Health Care20269.7
17) AIDS54.3
20) Morality/Ethics/Family values16958.1
22) Taxes3441.6
97) Other465822.3
98) Don't know6863.3
99) Refused20.1
Missing5871 
TOTAL20856100.0
9) What do you think is the most important problem facing this country today? -- Second mentioned (MIP2)
TOTAL%
1) Unemployment2308.9
2) Recession/Depression12.5
3) Inflation/Cost of living652.5
4) Deficit/National debt/Balanced budget1355.2
5) High interest rates8.3
6) Trade deficit/Trade relations17.7
7) Economic competitiveness311.2
8) Economy (general)1254.9
9) Poverty742.9
10) Homelessness1535.9
11) Hunger652.5
12) Environment/Pollution/Garbage23.9
15) Crime/Gangs/Justice System37314.5
16) Health Care28311
17) AIDS321.2
20) Morality/Ethics/Family values1335.2
22) Taxes933.6
97) Other72128
Missing24155 
TOTAL2573100.0
10) What do you think is the most important problem facing this country today? -- Third mentioned (MIP3)
TOTAL%
1) Unemployment6211.7
2) Recession/Depression4.8
3) Inflation/Cost of living234.3
4) Deficit/National debt/Balanced budget112.1
5) High interest rates61.1
6) Trade deficit/Trade relations81.5
7) Economic competitiveness4.8
8) Economy (general)193.6
9) Poverty101.9
10) Homelessness346.4
11) Hunger132.4
12) Environment/Pollution/Garbage163
15) Crime/Gangs/Justice System5710.7
16) Health Care509.4
17) AIDS112.1
20) Morality/Ethics/Family values336.2
22) Taxes244.5
97) Other14627.5
Missing26197 
TOTAL531100.0
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 Party619638.5
2) Democratic Party537633.4
3) No difference264916.5
9) Don't know/Refused185711.5
Missing10649 
TOTAL16078100.0
12) In the future, which one of the following items should President Clinton give the highest priority to? (BCPRIOR)
TOTAL%
1) Improving the jobs situation368321.9
2) Reforming health care246814.7
3) Reducing crime412624.6
4) Reforming the welfare system240314.3
5) Reducing the budget deficit364021.7
9) Don't know/Refused4852.9
Missing9923 
TOTAL16805100.0
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) Approve674440.1
2) Disapprove891353
9) Don't know/Refused11476.8
Missing9923 
TOTAL16804100.0
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) Approve696341.4
2) Disapprove842150.1
9) Don't know/Refused14208.5
Missing9923 
TOTAL16804100.0
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 11428953.5
2) Agree not strongly with statement number 1306611.5
3) Agree strongly with statement number 2494718.5
4) Agree not strongly with statement number 2360813.5
5) Neither/Both equally3891.5
9) Don't know/Refused4281.6
TOTAL26727100.0
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 1665624.9
2) Agree not strongly with statement number 1444316.6
3) Agree strongly with statement number 21030438.6
4) Agree not strongly with statement number 2380514.2
5) Neither/Both equally4881.8
9) Don't know/Refused10323.9
TOTAL26728100.0
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 1968036.2
2) Agree not strongly with statement number 1421715.8
3) Agree strongly with statement number 2732627.4
4) Agree not strongly with statement number 2299811.2
5) Neither/Both equally16326.1
9) Don't know/Refused8753.3
TOTAL26728100.0
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 1944535.3
2) Agree not strongly with statement number 1334412.5
3) Agree strongly with statement number 2854532
4) Agree not strongly with statement number 2384814.4
5) Neither/Both equally8163.1
9) Don't know/Refused7292.7
TOTAL26727100.0
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 11386151.9
2) Agree not strongly with statement number 1493718.5
3) Agree strongly with statement number 2498118.6
4) Agree not strongly with statement number 219117.2
5) Neither/Both equally3101.2
9) Don't know/Refused7272.7
TOTAL26727100.0
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 1586221.9
2) Agree not strongly with statement number 1315011.8
3) Agree strongly with statement number 21088540.7
4) Agree not strongly with statement number 2414615.5
5) Neither/Both equally15916
9) Don't know/Refused10934.1
TOTAL26727100.0
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 1762528.5
2) Agree not strongly with statement number 120677.7
3) Agree strongly with statement number 21229246
4) Agree not strongly with statement number 2295611.1
5) Neither/Both equally12324.6
9) Don't know/Refused5552.1
TOTAL26727100.0
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 11080940.4
2) Agree not strongly with statement number 125909.7
3) Agree strongly with statement number 2970236.3
4) Agree not strongly with statement number 226299.8
5) Neither/Both equally4091.5
9) Don't know/Refused5872.2
TOTAL26726100.0
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 11589059.5
2) Agree not strongly with statement number 1432116.2
3) Agree strongly with statement number 224629.2
4) Agree not strongly with statement number 226589.9
5) Neither/Both equally3181.2
9) Don't know/Refused10784
TOTAL26727100.0
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 11133742.4
2) Agree not strongly with statement number 125189.4
3) Agree strongly with statement number 2715026.8
4) Agree not strongly with statement number 2442816.6
5) Neither/Both equally3461.3
9) Don't know/Refused9473.5
TOTAL26726100.0
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 11603060
2) Agree not strongly with statement number 1341012.8
3) Agree strongly with statement number 2365713.7
4) Agree not strongly with statement number 2272410.2
5) Neither/Both equally3311.2
9) Don't know/Refused5752.2
TOTAL26727100.0
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 1474117.7
2) Agree not strongly with statement number 1395414.8
3) Agree strongly with statement number 21400152.4
4) Agree not strongly with statement number 2322812.1
5) Neither/Both equally3171.2
9) Don't know/Refused4851.8
TOTAL26726100.0
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 favorable318117.6
2) Mostly favorable721140
3) Mostly unfavorable412522.9
4) Very unfavorable303916.9
5) Never heard of88.5
9) Didn't rate3902.2
Missing8693 
TOTAL18034100.0
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 favorable316627.5
2) Mostly favorable552147.9
3) Mostly unfavorable9598.3
4) Very unfavorable3072.7
5) Never heard of6765.9
9) Didn't rate8887.7
Missing15210 
TOTAL11517100.0
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 favorable202011.2
2) Mostly favorable877148.6
3) Mostly unfavorable463125.7
4) Very unfavorable192510.7
5) Never heard of26.1
9) Didn't rate6613.7
Missing8693 
TOTAL18034100.0
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 favorable214511.9
2) Mostly favorable827545.9
3) Mostly unfavorable548630.4
4) Very unfavorable15108.4
5) Never heard of17.1
9) Didn't rate6013.3
Missing8693 
TOTAL18034100.0
31) Would you say that your overall opinion of Congress is very favorable, mostly favorable, mostly unfavorable, or very unfavorable? (CONGFAV)
TOTAL%
1) Very favorable6665.5
2) Mostly favorable516342.3
3) Mostly unfavorable459337.6
4) Very unfavorable135711.1
5) Never heard of7.1
9) Didn't rate4263.5
Missing14515 
TOTAL12212100.0
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 favorable7716.7
2) Mostly favorable671658.3
3) Mostly unfavorable275423.9
4) Very unfavorable6635.8
5) Never heard of18.2
9) Didn't rate5955.2
Missing15210 
TOTAL11517100.0
33) Do you happen to read any daily newspaper or newspapers regularly? (PAPERUSE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1234173.4
2) No445526.5
9) Don't know/Refused80
Missing9923 
TOTAL16804100.0
34) Do you happen to watch any TV news programs regularly or not? (TVUSE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1359780.9
2) No320319.1
9) Don't know/Refused40
Missing9923 
TOTAL16804100.0
35) Do you listen to the news on the radio regularly, or not? (RADIOUSE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes863551.4
2) No816348.6
9) Don't know/Refused60
Missing9923 
TOTAL16804100.0
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) Regularly455417
2) Sometimes791329.6
3) Rarely653424.4
4) Never768928.8
9) Don't know/Refused37.1
TOTAL26727100.0
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) Yes781847.2
2) No874352.8
9) Don't know/Refused9.1
Missing10157 
TOTAL16570100.0
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 11690663.3
2) Agree not strongly with statement number 1370913.9
3) Agree strongly with statement number 2347313
4) Agree not strongly with statement number 218256.8
5) Neither/Both equally4121.5
9) Don't know/Refused4031.5
TOTAL26728100.0
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 1610822.9
2) Agree not strongly with statement number 1308511.5
3) Agree strongly with statement number 21218645.6
4) Agree not strongly with statement number 2405315.2
5) Neither/Both equally3211.2
9) Don't know/Refused9743.6
TOTAL26727100.0
40) Typology U: Homosexuality -- 1) Homosexuality should be accepted . . . 2) Society should discourage homosexuality (HOMOSEX)
TOTAL%
1) Agree strongly with statement number 1763628.6
2) Agree not strongly with statement number 1466917.5
3) Agree strongly with statement number 21091540.8
4) Agree not strongly with statement number 221738.1
5) Neither/Both equally5201.9
9) Don't know/Refused8143
TOTAL26727100.0
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 1998137.3
2) Agree not strongly with statement number 120977.8
3) Agree strongly with statement number 21104041.3
4) Agree not strongly with statement number 2293611
5) Neither/Both equally3071.1
9) Don't know/Refused3671.4
TOTAL26728100.0
42) Typology W: Miracles by God -- 1) God performs miracles . . . 2) Miracles don't happen (MIRACLES)
TOTAL%
1) Agree strongly with statement number 11967073.6
2) Agree not strongly with statement number 1267710
3) Agree strongly with statement number 218867.1
4) Agree not strongly with statement number 212324.6
5) Neither/Both equally2551
9) Don't know/Refused10073.8
TOTAL26727100.0
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 11954273.1
2) Agree not strongly with statement number 120917.8
3) Agree strongly with statement number 224279.1
4) Agree not strongly with statement number 214175.3
5) Neither/Both equally2981.1
9) Don't know/Refused9513.6
TOTAL26726100.0
44) In politics today, do you consider yourself a Republican, Democrat, or Independent? (PARTY)
TOTAL%
1) Republican792529.7
2) Democrat840231.4
3) Independent933834.9
4) No preference7052.6
5) Other party31.1
9) Don't know/Refused3261.2
TOTAL26727100.0
45) Do you consider yourself a strong Republican, or not a strong Republican? (STRNGREP)
TOTAL%
1) Strong350044.2
2) Not strong436255
9) Don't know/Refused63.8
Missing18802 
TOTAL7925100.0
46) Do you consider yourself a strong Democrat, or not a strong Democrat? (STRNGDEM)
TOTAL%
1) Strong397947.4
2) Not strong434451.7
9) Don't know/Refused79.9
Missing18325 
TOTAL8402100.0
47) Party leaners (PARTLN)
TOTAL%
1) Republican426141
2) Democrat381836.7
3) Neither184817.8
9) Don't know/Refused4734.5
Missing16326 
TOTAL10400100.0
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 Party491145.7
2) Democratic Party329130.6
3) Both equally3393.2
4) Neither168915.7
9) Don't know/Refused5174.8
Missing15980 
TOTAL10747100.0
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 Party466743.4
2) Democratic Party418038.9
3) Both equally4544.2
4) Neither9408.7
9) Don't know/Refused5064.7
Missing15980 
TOTAL10747100.0
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 Party391236.4
2) Democratic Party523248.7
3) Both equally3643.4
4) Neither8087.5
9) Don't know/Refused4314
Missing15980 
TOTAL10747100.0
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 Party354933
2) Democratic Party381735.5
3) Both equally5465.1
4) Neither219520.4
9) Don't know/Refused6406
Missing15980 
TOTAL10747100.0
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 Party351534.2
2) Democratic Party463345
3) Both equally3263.2
4) Neither9389.1
9) Don't know/Refused8758.5
Missing16441 
TOTAL10287100.0
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 Party510149.6
2) Democratic Party315730.7
3) Both equally5305.2
4) Neither5405.2
9) Don't know/Refused9589.3
Missing16441 
TOTAL10286100.0
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 Party446043.4
2) Democratic Party353434.4
3) Both equally5135
4) Neither8448.2
9) Don't know/Refused9359.1
Missing16441 
TOTAL10286100.0
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 deal478426.5
2) A fair amount891849.5
3) Hardly any403722.4
9) Don't know/Refused2951.6
Missing8693 
TOTAL18034100.0
56) Some people say we should have a third major party in this country. Do you agree or disagree? (THIRDPRT)
TOTAL%
1) Agree1223254.9
2) Disagree906240.7
9) Don't know/Refused9704.4
Missing4464 
TOTAL22264100.0
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 time1212545.4
2) Some of the time898633.6
3) Only now and then392914.7
4) Hardly at all16256.1
9) Don't know/Refused63.2
TOTAL26728100.0
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) Clinton876332.8
2) Bush690325.8
3) Perot335912.6
4) Other/Can't remember for whom4571.7
6) Didn't vote618723.1
9) Don't remember voting/Refused10584
TOTAL26727100.0
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, registered2082577.9
2) No, not registered576521.6
9) Don't know/Refused137.5
TOTAL26727100.0
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 certain1979495
2) Chance registration may have lapsed8744.2
9) Don't know/Refused157.8
Missing5902 
TOTAL20825100.0
61) How often would you say you vote? (VOTEFREQ)
TOTAL%
1) Always1101241.2
2) Nearly always803730.1
3) Part of the time348013
4) Seldom287210.7
5) Never11644.4
6) Other response108.4
9) Don't know/Refused55.2
TOTAL26728100.0
62) Which of the following best describes the place where you now live? (CITYSIZE)
TOTAL%
1) Large city447419.9
2) Suburb near large city505022.4
3) Small city/Town816536.3
4) Rural area465620.7
9) Don't know/Refused152.7
Missing4229 
TOTAL22497100.0
63) Do you own or rent your own home? (HOMEOWN)
TOTAL%
1) Own home1528467.9
2) Rent home616227.4
3) Other arrangement8984
9) Don't know/Refused154.7
Missing4229 
TOTAL22498100.0
64) Marital status (MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Married1503856.3
2) Divorced292911
3) Separated6522.4
4) Widowed23618.8
5) Never been married564821.1
9) Don't know/Refused99.4
TOTAL26727100.0
65) Are you the parent or guardian of any children under 18 now living in your household? (KIDS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes817336.7
2) No1404263.1
9) Don't know/Refused48.2
Missing4464 
TOTAL22263100.0
66) Are you or your spouse a member of a labor union? (UNION)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, respondent is15279.1
2) Yes, spouse is9815.8
3) Yes, both are2881.7
4) Neither are1387382.6
9) Don't know/Refused135.8
Missing9923 
TOTAL16804100.0
67) What is the last grade or class that you completed in school? (EDUC)
TOTAL%
1) None, or grade 1 - 810894.1
2) Less than high school355913.3
3) High school graduate930934.8
4) Vocational/Business/Technical training after high school9373.5
5) Some college/No degree602322.5
6) College graduate361513.5
7) Post graduate20657.7
9) Don't know/Refused131.5
TOTAL26728100.0
68) What is your age in years? (AGE)
TOTAL%
1) 18 - 29 years585521.9
2) 30 - 39 years609222.8
3) 40 - 49 years501118.7
4) 50 - 64 years503818.8
5) 65 and older447516.7
9) Don't know/Refused2561
TOTAL26727100.0
69) What is your religious preference? (RELIGION)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant1545357.8
2) Catholic653224.4
3) Jewish5382
4) Orthodox182.7
5) Mormon4901.8
6) Muslim87.3
7) Other8213.1
8) Atheist/No religion21167.9
9) Don't know/Refused5091.9
TOTAL26728100.0
70) Would you describe yourself as a "born again" or evangelical Christian, or not? (BORNAGN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes975537.1
2) No1555859.1
9) Don't know/Refused9913.8
Missing424 
TOTAL26304100.0
71) Do you go to church, synagogue or some other place of worship? (GOCHURCH)
TOTAL%
1) Every week460127.4
2) Almost every week209612.5
3) Once or twice a month245714.6
4) Few times a year466727.8
5) Never282716.8
9) Don't know/Refused156.9
Missing9923 
TOTAL16804100.0
72) Last year, what was your total family income from all sources, before taxes? (INCOME)
TOTAL%
1) Less than $10,00025349.5
2) From $10,000 to under $20,000406515.2
3) From $20,000 to under $30,000498818.7
4) From $30,000 to under $50,000709326.5
5) From $50,000 to under $75,000340312.7
6) From $75,000 to under $100,00013194.9
7) $100,000 or more9083.4
9) Don't know/Refused24169
TOTAL26726100.0
73) What is your race? (RACE)
TOTAL%
1) White2281685.4
2) Black268410
3) Asian139.5
4) Other/Mixed race8183.1
9) Don't know/Refused2691
TOTAL26726100.0
74) Are you, yourself, of Hispanic origin or descent, such as Mexican, Puerto Rican, Cuban, or some other Spanish background? (HISPANIC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes12224.6
2) No2523994.4
9) Don't know/Refused2661
TOTAL26727100.0
75) Typology group designation (TYPGROUP)
TOTAL%
0) Bystanders23598.8
1) Moralists444116.6
2) Partisan Poor19247.2
3) Seculars22358.4
4) New Democrats281210.5
5) Enterprisers323412.1
6) New Economy Independents433116.2
7) The Embittered19477.3
8) Libertarians14565.4
9) New Dealers19877.4
TOTAL26726100.0
76) Weight: Used to derive WEIGHT2 (WEIGHT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL26727327.96135.71
77) State FIPS Codes (STATE)
TOTAL%
1) Alabama4911.8
4) Arizona3551.3
5) Arkansas3651.4
6) California21187.9
8) Colorado8583.2
9) Connecticut247.9
10) Delaware123.5
11) Washington, DC108.4
12) Florida9223.5
13) Georgia5582.1
15) Hawaii2571
16) Idaho2601
17) Illinois8873.3
18) Indiana4381.6
19) Iowa3141.2
20) Kansas4361.6
21) Kentucky5522.1
22) Louisiana4481.7
23) Maine211.8
24) Maryland4661.7
25) Massachusetts5702.1
26) Michigan7502.8
27) Minnesota5282
28) Mississippi3991.5
29) Missouri7242.7
30) Montana188.7
31) Nebraska219.8
32) Nevada2661
33) New Hampshire133.5
34) New Jersey6892.6
35) New Mexico203.8
36) New York13345
37) North Carolina7903
38) North Dakota91.3
39) Ohio11904.5
40) Oklahoma4271.6
41) Oregon3381.3
42) Pennsylvania14585.5
44) Rhode Island162.6
45) South Carolina3871.5
46) South Dakota4771.8
47) Tennessee5031.9
48) Texas11604.4
49) Utah2851.1
50) Vermont110.4
51) Virginia6922.6
53) Washington9833.7
54) West Virginia3371.3
55) Wisconsin6362.4
56) Wyoming220.8
Missing66 
TOTAL26663100.0
78) Sex (SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Male1280047.9
2) Female1392752.1
TOTAL26727100.0
79) Weight2: Use this weight in analysis (WEIGHT2)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL2.7691.189
80) Month and year of interview (MONTH)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL26727860.91209.77
81) Do you approve or disapprove of the policies and proposals of the Republican leaders in Congress? (REPAPP)
TOTAL%
1) Approve392739.6
2) Disapprove469647.3
9) Don't know/Refused130113.1
Missing16804 
TOTAL9924100.0
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, voted611361.6
2) No, didn't vote/Too young359536.2
8) Don't remember if voted1671.7
9) Refused48.5
Missing16804 
TOTAL9923100.0
83) Are you absolutely certain you voted, or is there a chance you may not have? (CERTN94)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely certain568793
2) Didn't vote/May not have voted3696
9) Don't know/Refused57.9
Missing20614 
TOTAL6113100.0
84) Did you happen to vote for a Republican candidate or a Democratic candidate for U.S. Congress in your district? (VOTE94)
TOTAL%
1) Republican273848.1
2) Democrat237241.7
3) Other/Independent741.3
4) Didn't vote for Congress35.6
8) Voted, but don't remember for whom3305.8
9) Refused1392.4
Missing21040 
TOTAL5688100.0
85) Region (for use with on-line analysis) (I-REGION)
TOTAL%
1) Northeast550120.6
2) Midwest657524.6
3) South913334.2
4) West551820.6
TOTAL26727100.0
86) In politics today, do you consider yourself a Republican, Democrat, or Independent? (recoded for use with on-line analysis) (I-POLPARTY)
TOTAL%
0) Republican792530.1
1) Democrat840231.9
2) Independnt933835.4
3) None7052.7
Missing357 
TOTAL26370100.0
87) Marital status (for use with on-line analysis) (I-MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Married1503856.5
2) Divorced292911
3) Separated6522.4
4) Widowed23618.9
5) Never been married564821.2
Missing99 
TOTAL26628100.0
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.464817.5
1) H.S.grad930935
2) Smcol/Tech696026.2
3) Coll.grad361513.6
4) Post-grad20657.8
Missing131 
TOTAL26597100.0
89) What is your age in years? (recoded for use with on-line analysis) (I-AGE)
TOTAL%
1) 18 - 29 years585522.1
2) 30 - 39 years609223
3) 40 - 49 years501118.9
4) 50 - 64 years503819
5) 65 and older447516.9
Missing256 
TOTAL26471100.0
90) What is your religious preference? (recoded for use with on-line analysis) (I-RELIGION)
TOTAL%
0) Protestant1545358.9
1) Catholic653224.9
2) Jewish5382.1
3) Other15806
4) None21168.1
Missing509 
TOTAL26219100.0
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 20K659927.1
1) 20K-29,999498820.5
2) 30K-49,999709329.2
3) 50K-74,999340314
4) 75K & over22279.2
Missing2416 
TOTAL24310100.0
92) What is your race? (recoded for use with on-line analysis) (I-RACE)
TOTAL%
1) White2281686.2
2) Black268410.1
3) Asian139.5
4) Other/Mixed race8183.1
Missing269 
TOTAL26457100.0
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) Yes975538.5
2) No1555861.5
Missing1414 
TOTAL25313100.0
94) Sex (for use with on-line analysis) (I-SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Male1280047.9
2) Female1392752.1
TOTAL26727100.0