Nebraska Annual Social Indicators Survey, 2012

Data Archive > U.S. Surveys > General Population > Local/Regional > Others > Codebook


All frequencies weighted by 223) PWEIGHT;
(The number of missing cases reported in the codebook are unweighted)
1) Survey ID number (ID)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL9591497.38277.72
2) Q1. The first questions are about the roads of the state highway system, not the roads of your city or county. Thinking about the highways in the state of Nebraska, how satisfied are you with the 'condition' of these roads? (DOR1)
TOTAL%
1) Very satisfied11912.6
2) Somewhat satisfied58461.9
3) Somewhat dissatisfied17718.8
4) Very dissatisfied646.8
Missing22 
TOTAL944100.0
3) Q2. The first questions are about the roads of the state highway system, not the roads of your city or county. Thinking of just the major highway routes of the state, how satisfied are you with snow and ice removal by the Department of Roads? (DOR2)
TOTAL%
1) Very satisfied31333.4
2) Somewhat satisfied54758.3
3) Somewhat dissatisfied636.7
4) Very dissatisfied151.6
Missing26 
TOTAL938100.0
4) Q3. Thinking only of the employees of the Department of Roads, not those of highway contractors, the county, or the city, what is your overall impression of the employees of the Department of Roads? (DOR3)
TOTAL%
1) Very favorable14115.3
2) Favorable69275.1
3) Unfavorable808.7
4) Very unfavorable91
Missing41 
TOTAL922100.0
5) Q4. Have you had interaction with an employee of the Department of Roads within the past year? (DOR4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes15216.1
2) No (Go to DOR6)79083.9
Missing22 
TOTAL942100.0
6) Q5. How courteous was the employee? (DOR5)
TOTAL%
1) Very courteous7144.1
2) Courteous6741.6
3) Not very courteous2113
4) Not at all courteous21.2
Missing811 
TOTAL161100.0
7) Q6. The first questions are about the roads of the state highway system, not the roads of your city or county. How much do you agree with the following statement? The Department of Roads is doing a good job of building and maintaining the state highway system. (DOR6)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree747.9
2) Agree45948.8
3) Neither agree nor disagree27028.7
4) Disagree11712.4
5) Strongly disagree202.1
Missing26 
TOTAL940100.0
8) Q7. The first questions are about the roads of the state highway system, not the roads of your city or county. Thinking only of state highways, how satisfied are you with the Department of Roads in providing you with a safe transportation system? (DOR7)
TOTAL%
1) Very satisfied24526
2) Somewhat satisfied60564.3
3) Somewhat dissatisfied788.3
4) Very dissatisfied131.4
Missing25 
TOTAL941100.0
9) Q8. The first questions are about the roads of the state highway system, not the roads of your city or county. How safe do you feel when you have to drive through a construction zone on Nebraska highways? (DOR8)
TOTAL%
1) Very safe24425.8
2) Somewhat safe55058.1
3) Somewhat unsafe13914.7
4) Very unsafe131.4
Missing19 
TOTAL946100.0
10) Q9. In the past 12 months, have you stopped at one of Nebraska's I-80 rest areas? (DOR9)
TOTAL%
1) Yes45848.5
2) No (Go to DOR11)48751.5
Missing19 
TOTAL945100.0
11) Q10. Overall, how satisfied are you with Nebraska's I-80 rest areas? (DOR10)
TOTAL%
1) Very satisfied23648.7
2) Somewhat satisfied20943.1
3) Somewhat dissatisfied326.6
4) Very dissatisfied81.6
Missing487 
TOTAL485100.0
12) Q11. Nebraska's 511 Traveler Information System provides statewide, up-to-date road and weather condition information via the Internet and telephone. Have you used Nebraska's 511 Traveler Information System via the Internet? (DOR11)
TOTAL%
1) Yes25026.7
2) No68573.3
Missing33 
TOTAL935100.0
13) Q12. Have you used Nebraska's 511 Traveler Information System via the toll-free number? (DOR12)
TOTAL%
1) Yes18920
2) No75580
Missing20 
TOTAL944100.0
14) Q13. Has the information from the 511 system ever affected your travel plans or caused you to change the route you took to get to your destination? (DOR13)
TOTAL%
1) Yes24926.6
2) No14015
3) Did not use the 511 system54658.4
Missing35 
TOTAL935100.0
15) Q14. How useful was the information you received from the 511 system? (DOR14)
TOTAL%
1) Very useful17218.9
2) Somewhat useful14315.7
3) Not very useful131.4
4) Not at all useful2.2
5) Did not use the 511 system58163.8
Missing64 
TOTAL911100.0
16) Q15. Overall, how would you describe your feelings about the Department of Roads? (DOR15)
TOTAL%
1) Very positive18720.6
2) Somewhat positive61467.6
3) Somewhat negative9610.6
4) Very negative111.2
Missing65 
TOTAL908100.0
17) Q16. What is the current condition of Nebraska's forests? (NFS1)
TOTAL%
1) Very poor121.4
2) Poor17620.3
3) Good65975.9
4) Very good212.4
Missing115 
TOTAL868100.0
18) Q17a. Please indicate how much you agree or disagree with the following statement about trees and forests. Trees are an important part of my home's landscape. (NFS2A)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree56960
2) Agree29431
3) Neutral616.4
4) Disagree192
5) Strongly disagree5.5
Missing16 
TOTAL948100.0
19) Q17b. Please indicate how much you agree or disagree with the following statement about trees and forests. Trees do not provide health benefits. (NFS2B)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree121.3
2) Agree242.5
3) Neutral444.7
4) Disagree33535.4
5) Strongly disagree53056.1
Missing21 
TOTAL945100.0
20) Q17c. Please indicate how much you agree or disagree with the following statement about trees and forests. Trees are a renewable resource. (NFS2C)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree35638
2) Agree43946.9
3) Neutral9410
4) Disagree374
5) Strongly disagree101.1
Missing35 
TOTAL936100.0
21) Q17d. Please indicate how much you agree or disagree with the following statement about trees and forests. Trees provide energy savings (through reduced heating and cooling costs). (NFS2D)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree53556.9
2) Agree36238.5
3) Neutral323.4
4) Disagree8.9
5) Strongly disagree4.4
Missing22 
TOTAL941100.0
22) Q17e. Please indicate how much you agree or disagree with the following statement about trees and forests. Trees (windbreaks) increase crop yields. (NFS2E)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree28530.5
2) Agree35137.6
3) Neutral27929.9
4) Disagree161.7
5) Strongly disagree2.2
Missing32 
TOTAL933100.0
23) Q17f. Please indicate how much you agree or disagree with the following statement about trees and forests. Nebraska's trees and forests create jobs in our state. (NFS2F)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree20421.7
2) Agree46549.4
3) Neutral24526
4) Disagree232.4
5) Strongly disagree5.5
Missing23 
TOTAL942100.0
24) Q17g. Please indicate how much you agree or disagree with the following statement about trees and forests. Trees play an important role in Nebraska agriculture. (NFS2G)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree26227.9
2) Agree41744.4
3) Neutral22924.4
4) Disagree313.3
Missing24 
TOTAL939100.0
25) Q17h. Please indicate how much you agree or disagree with the following statement about trees and forests. Nebraska's trees and forests generate income. (NFS2H)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree15917
2) Agree37239.8
3) Neutral35938.4
4) Disagree434.6
5) Strongly disagree2.2
Missing29 
TOTAL935100.0
26) Q17i. Please indicate how much you agree or disagree with the following statement about trees and forests. Trees and forests have always been an important component of Nebraska's lands. (NFS2I)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree24425.9
2) Agree45047.8
3) Neutral19120.3
4) Disagree464.9
5) Strongly disagree101.1
Missing23 
TOTAL941100.0
27) Q17j. Please indicate how much you agree or disagree with the following statement about trees and forests. Trees provide social benefits. (NFS2J)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree28630.5
2) Agree45648.7
3) Neutral18319.5
4) Disagree121.3
5) Strongly disagree00
Missing28 
TOTAL937100.0
28) Q17k. Please indicate how much you agree or disagree with the following statement about trees and forests. It is important that Nebraska's trees and forests are managed for multiple benefits. (NFS2K)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree41644.1
2) Agree41744.2
3) Neutral10010.6
4) Disagree7.7
5) Strongly disagree3.3
Missing21 
TOTAL943100.0
29) Q18. How familiar are you with water planning in Nebraska? (DNR1)
TOTAL%
1) Very familiar414.3
2) Somewhat familiar23625
3) Neither familiar or unfamiliar22023.3
4) Somewhat unfamiliar16117
5) Very unfamiliar28730.4
Missing17 
TOTAL945100.0
30) Q19. How familiar are you with the Natural Resource Districts (NRDs)? (DNR2)
TOTAL%
1) Very familiar757.9
2) Somewhat familiar31833.7
3) Neither familiar or unfamiliar16817.8
4) Somewhat unfamiliar12413.1
5) Very unfamiliar26027.5
Missing16 
TOTAL945100.0
31) Q20. How familiar are you with the Nebraska Department of Natural Resources? (DNR3)
TOTAL%
1) Very familiar475
2) Somewhat familiar29130.8
3) Neither familiar or unfamiliar21422.6
4) Somewhat unfamiliar14915.8
5) Very unfamiliar24425.8
Missing17 
TOTAL945100.0
32) Q21. How familiar are you with joint and local state integrated water management plans for hydrologically connected groundwater and surface water? (DNR4)
TOTAL%
1) Very familiar373.9
2) Somewhat familiar15416.3
3) Neither familiar or unfamiliar23424.8
4) Somewhat unfamiliar16617.6
5) Very unfamiliar35337.4
Missing17 
TOTAL944100.0
33) Q22. Where do you think Nebraska ranks in the nation in total number of irrigated acres? (DNR5)
TOTAL%
1) Nebraska ranks 1st12513.7
2) Nebraska ranks 3rd31034
3) Nebraska ranks 5th35338.7
4) Nebraska ranks 10th12313.5
Missing66 
TOTAL911100.0
34) Q23. What approximate percentage of water taken from Nebraska's streams and aquifers each year do you think is used by cities, villages, and other public water suppliers? (DNR6)
TOTAL%
1) 3%10210.9
2) 31%21623.1
3) 54%22724.3
4) Don't know39141.8
Missing33 
TOTAL936100.0
35) Q24. Irrigation accounts for a majority of water withdrawals in Nebraska. (DNR7)
TOTAL%
1) True48952.5
2) False10311.1
3) Don't know34036.5
Missing35 
TOTAL932100.0
36) Q25. In your opinion, does Nebraska need a state water plan to help inform and provide guidance for state decisions on management of water resources? (DNR8)
TOTAL%
1) Yes60464.5
2) No798.4
3) No opinion25427.1
Missing31 
TOTAL937100.0
37) Q26. If Nebraska was to create a state water plan, who should develop it? (DNR9)
TOTAL%
1) A state agency879.4
2) A state agency and local agencies47951.6
3) Other, specify707.5
4) Don't know29231.5
Missing39 
TOTAL928100.0
38) Q26. If Nebraska was to create a state water plan, who should develop it? Other, specify. (DNR9OTH)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL0
39) Q27a. If a state water plan were developed, how important or unimportant would the following be? A strong public information component to inform the public of water information, issues and options. (DNR10A)
TOTAL%
1) Very important40843.8
2) Important36839.5
3) Neutral9410.1
4) Unimportant91
5) Very unimportant7.8
6) Don't know454.8
Missing34 
TOTAL931100.0
40) Q27b. If a state water plan were developed, how important or unimportant would the following be? A method to prioritize study of water projects and management options. (DNR10B)
TOTAL%
1) Very important28530.6
2) Important46550
3) Neutral11312.2
4) Unimportant151.6
5) Very unimportant5.5
6) Don't know475.1
Missing36 
TOTAL930100.0
41) Q27c. If a state water plan were developed, how important or unimportant would the following be? A method to guide state assistance to local governments. (DNR10C)
TOTAL%
1) Very important23625.4
2) Important44047.4
3) Neutral17218.5
4) Unimportant202.2
5) Very unimportant8.9
6) Don't know525.6
Missing40 
TOTAL928100.0
42) Q27d. If a state water plan were developed, how important or unimportant would the following be? A method to make sure all water issues are addressed. (DNR10D)
TOTAL%
1) Very important35538.4
2) Important43346.9
3) Neutral818.8
4) Unimportant5.5
5) Very unimportant91
6) Don't know414.4
Missing44 
TOTAL924100.0
43) Q27e. If a state water plan were developed, how important or unimportant would the following be? A method to better coordinate activities of the state with local governments. (DNR10E)
TOTAL%
1) Very important31834.2
2) Important42145.3
3) Neutral12713.7
4) Unimportant91
5) Very unimportant7.8
6) Don't know475.1
Missing37 
TOTAL929100.0
44) Q27f. If a state water plan were developed, how important or unimportant would the following be? An opportunity to voice my ideas on water planning. (DNR10F)
TOTAL%
1) Very important22324
2) Important32334.8
3) Neutral26328.3
4) Unimportant505.4
5) Very unimportant161.7
6) Don't know545.8
Missing37 
TOTAL929100.0
45) Q28. Do you support or oppose wind energy development in Nebraska? (WIND1)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly oppose202.1
2) Oppose343.6
3) Neither oppose nor support9910.5
4) Support36638.8
5) Strongly support37940.1
6) Don't know464.9
Missing21 
TOTAL944100.0
46) Q29. How likely or unlikely are you to go fishing, hunting, hiking, bird watching, or engage in other recreational activities within 1 mile of a wind turbine? (WIND2)
TOTAL%
1) Very unlikely15015.9
2) Somewhat unlikely838.8
3) Neither unlikely or likely16918
4) Somewhat likely16317.3
5) Very likely20722
6) Would not do these activities anyway9810.4
7) Don't know717.5
Missing21 
TOTAL941100.0
47) Q30. How likely or unlikely are you to go fishing, hunting, hiking, bird watching, or engage in other recreational activities within sight of a wind turbine? (WIND3)
TOTAL%
1) Very unlikely11211.9
2) Somewhat unlikely677.1
3) Neither unlikely or likely13914.8
4) Somewhat likely19120.3
5) Very likely27929.6
6) Would not do these activities anyway9710.3
7) Don't know576.1
Missing18 
TOTAL942100.0
48) Q31. Are you concerned or unconcerned that birds and bats are killed as a result of wind energy development? (WIND4)
TOTAL%
1) Very concerned424.4
2) Somewhat concerned24926.3
3) Neither concerned nor unconcerned18619.7
4) Somewhat unconcerned18419.5
5) Very unconcerned22523.8
6) Don't know606.3
Missing17 
TOTAL946100.0
49) Q32. Do you agree or disagree that wind energy facility (i.e. wind farm) development and operation should have to take precautions to reduce impacts on wildlife? (WIND5)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree454.8
2) Disagree9910.5
3) Neither disagree nor agree16717.8
4) Agree41444
5) Strongly agree16017
6) Don't know555.9
Missing25 
TOTAL940100.0
50) Q33. How likely or unlikely are you to pay $2 more a month on your electricity bill to support wind energy development? (WIND6)
TOTAL%
1) Very unlikely19420.6
2) Somewhat unlikely13214
3) Neither unlikely or likely12112.8
4) Somewhat likely24425.9
5) Very likely16617.6
6) Don't know859
Missing24 
TOTAL942100.0
51) Q34. If wind energy development was planned in a manner that reduces impacts on wildlife resources, how likely or unlikely would you be to pay $2 more per month on your electricity bill to support wind energy development? (WIND7)
TOTAL%
1) Very unlikely19220.4
2) Somewhat unlikely10110.7
3) Neither unlikely or likely11812.5
4) Somewhat likely23424.8
5) Very likely22423.8
6) Don't know737.7
Missing25 
TOTAL942100.0
52) Q35a. How likely or unlikely are you to support the placement of wind turbines on the following . . . Croplands (WIND8A)
TOTAL%
1) Very unlikely12213
2) Somewhat unlikely11912.7
3) Neither unlikely or likely10010.6
4) Somewhat likely23825.3
5) Very likely26528.2
6) Don't know9510.1
Missing25 
TOTAL939100.0
53) Q35b. How likely or unlikely are you to support the placement of wind turbines on the following . . . Grasslands (WIND8B)
TOTAL%
1) Very unlikely768.1
2) Somewhat unlikely758
3) Neither unlikely or likely10010.6
4) Somewhat likely28029.8
5) Very likely31833.9
6) Don't know909.6
Missing26 
TOTAL939100.0
54) Q35c. How likely or unlikely are you to support the placement of wind turbines on the following . . . Wetlands (WIND8C)
TOTAL%
1) Very unlikely17218.5
2) Somewhat unlikely17118.3
3) Neither unlikely or likely15616.7
4) Somewhat likely18820.2
5) Very likely14315.3
6) Don't know10210.9
Missing38 
TOTAL932100.0
55) Q35d. How likely or unlikely are you to support the placement of wind turbines on the following . . . River valleys (WIND8D)
TOTAL%
1) Very unlikely15817
2) Somewhat unlikely16017.2
3) Neither unlikely or likely15917.1
4) Somewhat likely19220.7
5) Very likely15316.5
6) Don't know10711.5
Missing39 
TOTAL929100.0
56) Q35e. How likely or unlikely are you to support the placement of wind turbines on the following . . . Recreational lands (WIND8E)
TOTAL%
1) Very unlikely14715.7
2) Somewhat unlikely18319.6
3) Neither unlikely or likely13114
4) Somewhat likely23324.9
5) Very likely14815.8
6) Don't know939.9
Missing34 
TOTAL935100.0
57) Q35f. How likely or unlikely are you to support the placement of wind turbines on the following . . . Residential lands (WIND8F)
TOTAL%
1) Very unlikely21222.7
2) Somewhat unlikely18019.3
3) Neither unlikely or likely12913.8
4) Somewhat likely19520.9
5) Very likely12513.4
6) Don't know9410.1
Missing31 
TOTAL935100.0
58) Q35g. How likely or unlikely are you to support the placement of wind turbines on the following . . . Industrial lands (WIND8G)
TOTAL%
1) Very unlikely475
2) Somewhat unlikely727.7
3) Neither unlikely or likely11211.9
4) Somewhat likely25927.6
5) Very likely36138.4
6) Don't know899.5
Missing26 
TOTAL940100.0
59) Q36. Personally, how well informed do you feel you are about how the Earth's 'climate system' works? (LPZ1)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all informed848.9
2) Not very well informed28029.7
3) Fairly well informed49052
4) Very well informed899.4
Missing25 
TOTAL943100.0
60) Q37. Global warming refers to the idea that the world's average temperature has been increasing over the past 150 years, may be increasing more in the future, and that the world's climate may change as a result. What do you think? Do you think that global warming is happening? (LPZ2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely31533.3
2) Yes, probably35537.6
3) No, probably not15216.1
4) No, definitely not667
5) Don't know576
Missing25 
TOTAL945100.0
61) Q38. On some issues people feel that they have all the information they need in order to form an opinion, while on other issues they would like more information before making up their mind. For global warming, where would you place yourself? (LPZ3)
TOTAL%
1) I need a lot more information18319.5
2) I need some more information30532.5
3) I need a little more information23024.5
4) I do not need any more information22123.5
Missing31 
TOTAL939100.0
62) Q39. Think about your exposure to information about climate change in the past year. How much have you heard or learned about climate change and related topics (e.g., global warming, glacial melting) in the past year? (LPZ4)
TOTAL%
1) Nothing at all525.5
2) A little24025.6
3) Some32734.9
4) Quite a bit24726.4
5) A great deal717.6
Missing32 
TOTAL937100.0
63) Q40a. Where have you heard or learned about climate change and related topics? Indicate the extent to which you have heard or learned about climate change and related topics from the following source in the past year: multimedia (e.g., TV, radio, documentaries, mobile apps) (LPZ5A)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all384.1
2) A little15616.6
3) Some29030.9
4) Quite a bit35137.4
5) A great deal10311
Missing31 
TOTAL938100.0
64) Q40b. Where have you heard or learned about climate change and related topics? Indicate the extent to which you have heard or learned about climate change and related topics from the following source in the past year: social media (e.g., blogs, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube videos) (LPZ5B)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all52456.6
2) A little14415.6
3) Some18620.1
4) Quite a bit545.8
5) A great deal181.9
Missing43 
TOTAL926100.0
65) Q40c. Where have you heard or learned about climate change and related topics? Indicate the extent to which you have heard or learned about climate change and related topics from the following source in the past year: text material (e.g., magazines, news articles, books, journal articles) (LPZ5C)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all14715.8
2) A little20822.3
3) Some32635
4) Quite a bit19621
5) A great deal555.9
Missing40 
TOTAL932100.0
66) Q40d. Where have you heard or learned about climate change and related topics? Indicate the extent to which you have heard or learned about climate change and related topics from the following source in the past year: social settings (e.g., conversations with family, friends, acquaintances) (LPZ5D)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all18720
2) A little28330.3
3) Some32134.3
4) Quite a bit12112.9
5) A great deal232.5
Missing35 
TOTAL935100.0
67) Q40e. Where have you heard or learned about climate change and related topics? Indicate the extent to which you have heard or learned about climate change and related topics from the following source in the past year: formal learning (e.g., classes, schools, workshops) (LPZ5E)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all62867
2) A little11111.8
3) Some12713.6
4) Quite a bit444.7
5) A great deal272.9
Missing35 
TOTAL937100.0
68) Q40f. Where have you heard or learned about climate change and related topics? Indicate the extent to which you have heard or learned about climate change and related topics from the following source in the past year: informal learning (e.g., museums, zoos, public events) (LPZ5F)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all43946.9
2) A little21923.4
3) Some20221.6
4) Quite a bit596.3
5) A great deal171.8
Missing34 
TOTAL936100.0
69) Q40g. Where have you heard or learned about climate change and related topics? Indicate the extent to which you have heard or learned about climate change and related topics from the following source in the past year: work situations (e.g., at work, or as part of work that you do) (LPZ5G)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all54758.6
2) A little17218.4
3) Some16517.7
4) Quite a bit424.5
5) A great deal8.9
Missing39 
TOTAL934100.0
70) Q40h. Where have you heard or learned about climate change and related topics? Indicate the extent to which you have heard or learned about climate change and related topics from the following source in the past year: community situations (e.g., clubs or groups to which you belong) (LPZ5H)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all60464.5
2) A little17018.2
3) Some13514.4
4) Quite a bit222.4
5) A great deal5.5
Missing35 
TOTAL936100.0
71) Q40i. Where have you heard or learned about climate change and related topics? Indicate the extent to which you have heard or learned about climate change and related topics from the following source in the past year: other, specify. (LPZ5I)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all15071.4
2) A little94.3
3) Some178.1
4) Quite a bit188.6
5) A great deal167.6
Missing765 
TOTAL210100.0
72) Q40i. Where have you heard or learned about climate change and related topics? Indicate the extent to which you have heard or learned about climate change and related topics from the following source in the past year: other, specify. (LPZ5IOTH)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL0
73) Q41a. Please indicate whether you think the following is True or False. Increased carbon dioxide and other gases released into the atmosphere will, if unchecked, lead to global climate change. (LPZ6A)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely false363.9
2) Probably false909.6
3) Probably true41644.5
4) Definitely true28130.1
5) Don't know11212
Missing35 
TOTAL935100.0
74) Q41b. Please indicate whether you think the following is True or False. Human activity, including industry and transportation, is a significant cause of climate change. (LPZ6B)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely false475
2) Probably false10511.2
3) Probably true38841.5
4) Definitely true30332.4
5) Don't know939.9
Missing37 
TOTAL936100.0
75) Q41c. Please indicate whether you think the following is True or False. If global warming occurs, it will increase crop yields in some places, and decrease it in others. (LPZ6C)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely false171.8
2) Probably false9810.6
3) Probably true46249.8
4) Definitely true14415.5
5) Don't know20722.3
Missing43 
TOTAL928100.0
76) Q41d. Please indicate whether you think the following is True or False. Currently observed climate change is mostly due to normal climate patterns (LPZ6D)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely false616.6
2) Probably false23325.3
3) Probably true34137.1
4) Definitely true11112.1
5) Don't know17418.9
Missing51 
TOTAL920100.0
77) Q41e. Please indicate whether you think the following is True or False. The Earth's climate is warmer now than it has ever been before. (LPZ6E)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely false13414.4
2) Probably false17719.1
3) Probably true30933.3
4) Definitely true11412.3
5) Don't know19420.9
Missing44 
TOTAL928100.0
78) Q41f. Please indicate whether you think the following is True or False. Compared to the climate of the past one million years, the last 10,000 have been unusually warm and stable. (LPZ6F)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely false465
2) Probably false13514.6
3) Probably true27229.4
4) Definitely true717.7
5) Don't know40243.4
Missing47 
TOTAL926100.0
79) Q41g. Please indicate whether you think the following is True or False. If humankind suddenly stopped producing carbon dioxide today, climate change and global warming would still continue for many years. (LPZ6G)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely false384.1
2) Probably false727.8
3) Probably true46850.4
4) Definitely true12113
5) Don't know22924.7
Missing44 
TOTAL928100.0
80) Q41h. Please indicate whether you think the following is True or False. Over time, any climate change that happens will be more beneficial than harmful. (LPZ6H)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely false13013.9
2) Probably false36639.2
3) Probably true828.8
4) Definitely true5.5
5) Don't know35037.5
Missing40 
TOTAL933100.0
81) Q42. According to recent surveys, what is the approximate percentage of all climate scientists that think that the global climate is warming due to human actions? (LPZ7)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL95965.7225.75
82) Q43. People disagree about how the climate system works. Which one of the five descriptions best describes how you think the climate system works? (LPZ8)
TOTAL%
1) Gradual: Earth's climate is slow to change. If global warming occurs, it will gradually lead to dangerous effects.24627.3
2) Fragile: Earth's climate is delicately balanced. Small amounts of global warming will have abrupt and catastrophic effects.798.8
3) Stable: Earth's climate is very stable. If global warming occurs, it will have little to no effects.758.3
4) Threshold: Earth's climate is stable within limits. If global warming is small, climate will return to a stable balance. If it is large, there will be dangerous effects.27230.2
5) Random: Earth's climate is random and unpredictable. We do not know what will happen.23025.5
Missing74 
TOTAL902100.0
83) Q44. Public opinion polling has shown that when it comes to climate change, the population is roughly divided into the following 6 different categories. Right now, which descriptor best describes how you feel about climate change? (LPZ9)
TOTAL%
1) Alarmed606.5
2) Concerned29231.4
3) Cautious29932.2
4) Disengaged859.1
5) Doubtful12113
6) Dismissive737.8
Missing42 
TOTAL930100.0
84) Q45a. In your opinion, what is the risk of climate change exerting a significant impact on . . . public health in your region? (LPZ10A)
TOTAL%
1) No risk at all15716.9
2) A slight risk34236.9
3) A moderate risk31533.9
4) A high risk899.6
5) A very high risk252.7
Missing45 
TOTAL928100.0
85) Q45b. In your opinion, what is the risk of climate change exerting a significant impact on . . . economic development in your region? (LPZ10B)
TOTAL%
1) No risk at all13214.4
2) A slight risk28631.1
3) A moderate risk30433.1
4) A high risk16017.4
5) A very high risk374
Missing54 
TOTAL919100.0
86) Q45c. In your opinion, what is the risk of climate change exerting a significant impact on . . . nature, that is, the natural environment in your region? (LPZ10C)
TOTAL%
1) No risk at all10111
2) A slight risk22724.6
3) A moderate risk31934.6
4) A high risk18920.5
5) A very high risk859.2
Missing53 
TOTAL921100.0
87) Q46a. Please indicate the extent to which you do the following: Learn about the ways in which climate patterns may change in the future (e.g. over the next 2-50 years) (LPZ11A)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all25627.4
2) A little31733.9
3) Some27028.9
4) Quite a bit798.4
5) A great deal131.4
Missing35 
TOTAL935100.0
88) Q46b. Please indicate the extent to which you do the following: Use information about how climate may change (e.g., over the next 2-50 years) in my decisions at work in my profession/occupation. (LPZ11B)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all51855.8
2) A little18419.8
3) Some15716.9
4) Quite a bit616.6
5) A great deal91
Missing49 
TOTAL929100.0
89) Q46c. Please indicate the extent to which you do the following: Use information about how climate may change (e.g., over the next 2-50 years) in my personal decisions (e.g., home improvement decisions, investment decisions, choice of where I live/work) (LPZ11C)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all30933
2) A little25827.6
3) Some23124.7
4) Quite a bit10811.6
5) A great deal293.1
Missing35 
TOTAL935100.0
90) Q46d. Please indicate the extent to which you do the following: Work with other groups in my community to prepare for the risks of climate change. (LPZ11D)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all65770.4
2) A little13914.9
3) Some10811.6
4) Quite a bit232.5
5) A great deal6.6
Missing41 
TOTAL933100.0
91) Q46e. Please indicate the extent to which you do the following: Do my part to try to reduce carbon dioxide emissions (e.g., recycle, drive less, use less energy, consider environmental impact of food choices) (LPZ11E)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all13114.1
2) A little22724.4
3) Some29231.3
4) Quite a bit19220.6
5) A great deal909.7
Missing39 
TOTAL932100.0
92) Q46f. Please indicate the extent to which you do the following: Support lower prices for types of energy and other consumer goods that do not contribute to climate change (LPZ11F)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all14615.6
2) A little19020.4
3) Some29131.2
4) Quite a bit22123.7
5) A great deal859.1
Missing40 
TOTAL933100.0
93) Q46g. Please indicate the extent to which you do the following: Support higher prices for types of energy and other consumer goods that contribute to climate change (LPZ11G)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all36038.9
2) A little18219.7
3) Some22624.4
4) Quite a bit10411.2
5) A great deal545.8
Missing47 
TOTAL926100.0
94) Q47a. Please indicate the extent in which you trust or distrust the following groups of people. How much do you trust your neighbor? (JB1A)
TOTAL%
1) Trust44046.5
2) Somewhat trust32434.2
3) Not sure13414.1
4) Somewhat distrust333.5
5) Distrust161.7
Missing17 
TOTAL947100.0
95) Q47b. Please indicate the extent in which you trust or distrust the following groups of people. How much would you say you trust other people in your community? (JB1B)
TOTAL%
1) Trust17118
2) Somewhat trust57160.2
3) Not sure13814.6
4) Somewhat distrust555.8
5) Distrust131.4
Missing18 
TOTAL948100.0
96) Q47c. Please indicate the extent in which you trust or distrust the following groups of people. How much do you trust other people in Nebraska? (JB1C)
TOTAL%
1) Trust14915.8
2) Somewhat trust55658.8
3) Not sure18920
4) Somewhat distrust394.1
5) Distrust131.4
Missing20 
TOTAL946100.0
97) Q47d. Please indicate the extent in which you trust or distrust the following groups of people. How much do you trust other people in the United States? (JB1D)
TOTAL%
1) Trust353.7
2) Somewhat trust33435.2
3) Not sure33335.1
4) Somewhat distrust21322.4
5) Distrust343.6
Missing16 
TOTAL949100.0
98) Q47e. Please indicate the extent in which you trust or distrust the following groups of people. How much do you trust people from other countries? (JB1E)
TOTAL%
1) Trust283
2) Somewhat trust24525.8
3) Not sure34436.3
4) Somewhat distrust23424.7
5) Distrust9710.2
Missing17 
TOTAL948100.0
99) Q48a. Now we have some questions about your impressions of the University of Nebraska in Lincoln. Please tell us how much you agree or disagree with the following statement. If I had the opportunity, I would encourage high school students to attend UNL over other colleges and universities. (CHANC1A)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree505.3
2) Disagree929.8
3) Neutral38240.5
4) Agree29130.9
5) Strongly agree12813.6
Missing23 
TOTAL943100.0
100) Q48b. Now we have some questions about your impressions of the University of Nebraska in Lincoln. Please tell us how much you agree or disagree with the following statement. Considering the costs and benefits, a UNL degree is a great value. (CHANC1B)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree323.4
2) Disagree869.1
3) Neutral34937.1
4) Agree36038.3
5) Strongly agree11312
Missing25 
TOTAL940100.0
101) Q48c. Now we have some questions about your impressions of the University of Nebraska in Lincoln. Please tell us how much you agree or disagree with the following statement. Undergraduate students at UNL benefit from faculty research. (CHANC1C)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree232.4
2) Disagree424.5
3) Neutral36238.6
4) Agree41544.2
5) Strongly agree9710.3
Missing28 
TOTAL939100.0
102) Q48d. Now we have some questions about your impressions of the University of Nebraska in Lincoln. Please tell us how much you agree or disagree with the following statement. There is an academic benefit to moving to the BIG TEN conference. (CHANC1D)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree667
2) Disagree727.7
3) Neutral39842.3
4) Agree29431.2
5) Strongly agree11111.8
Missing25 
TOTAL941100.0
103) Q49a. Please indicate how much you agree or disagree with the following statement. Whether to have an abortion is a strictly private decision, which the government should not try to regulate in one way or another. (JB2A)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree42845.5
2) Agree23324.8
3) Disagree10210.8
4) Strongly disagree11512.2
5) Don't know636.7
Missing25 
TOTAL941100.0
104) Q49b. Please indicate how much you agree or disagree with the following statement. The United States should increase spending for military defense. (JB2B)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree9910.5
2) Agree26628.2
3) Disagree33335.3
4) Strongly disagree10911.6
5) Don't know13614.4
Missing23 
TOTAL943100.0
105) Q49c. Please indicate how much you agree or disagree with the following statement. The country would be better off if we had strict gun control laws. (JB2C)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree15116.1
2) Agree23224.7
3) Disagree20722
4) Strongly disagree26227.9
5) Don't know889.4
Missing25 
TOTAL940100.0
106) Q49d. Please indicate how much you agree or disagree with the following statement. The public schools should conduct prayers as part of their official business. (JB2D)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree12813.6
2) Agree22624
3) Disagree30432.3
4) Strongly disagree18319.4
5) Don't know10110.7
Missing27 
TOTAL942100.0
107) Q49e. Please indicate how much you agree or disagree with the following statement. Sex education classes taught by qualified teachers should be offered to students in all public schools. (JB2E)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree31433.2
2) Agree47450.2
3) Disagree818.6
4) Strongly disagree363.8
5) Don't know404.2
Missing21 
TOTAL945100.0
108) Q49f. Please indicate how much you agree or disagree with the following statement. During bad times the poor should take care of themselves. (JB2F)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree283
2) Agree13614.5
3) Disagree45148.2
4) Strongly disagree22724.3
5) Don't know939.9
Missing27 
TOTAL935100.0
109) Q49g. Please indicate how much you agree or disagree with the following statement. Government should reduce services rather than raise taxes. (JB2G)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree16717.8
2) Agree28230.1
3) Disagree24826.4
4) Strongly disagree11612.4
5) Don't know12513.3
Missing23 
TOTAL938100.0
110) Q50. The next questions are about female sex offenders. Do you think females commit sex crimes? (FSEXOF1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes88093.8
2) No (Go to LIT1)586.2
Missing36 
TOTAL938100.0
111) Q51. The next questions are about female sex offenders. In most cases, who do you think the victims of female sex offenders tend to be? (FSEXOF2)
TOTAL%
1) Children under 12 years of age13015
2) Teenagers (13-19)48856.4
3) Adults over 19 years of age485.5
4) Other101.2
5) Don't know18921.8
Missing98 
TOTAL865100.0
112) Q51. In most cased, who do you think the victims of female sex offenders tend to be: Other, specify: (FSO2_OT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL0
113) Q52a. What types of crimes do female sex offenders commit? (Check all that apply.) Forcible rape. (FSEXOF3A)
TOTAL%
1) Selected211100
Missing781 
TOTAL211100.0
114) Q52b. What types of crimes do female sex offenders commit? (Check all that apply.) Fondling. (FSEXOF3B)
TOTAL%
1) Selected417100
Missing573 
TOTAL417100.0
115) Q52c. What types of crimes do female sex offenders commit? (Check all that apply.) Child molestation. (FSEXOF3C)
TOTAL%
1) Selected414100
Missing557 
TOTAL414100.0
116) Q52d. What types of crimes do female sex offenders commit? (Check all that apply.) Other, specify: (FSEXOF3D)
TOTAL%
1) Selected74100
Missing886 
TOTAL74100.0
117) Q52d. What types of crimes do female sex offenders commit? (Check all that apply.) Other, specify. (FSO3DOT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL0
118) Q52e. What types of crimes do female sex offenders commit? (Check all that apply.) Don't know (FSEXOF3E)
TOTAL%
1) Selected285100
Missing655 
TOTAL285100.0
119) Q53. Female sex offenders commit sex offenses because they: (FSEXOF4)
TOTAL%
1) Have psychological disorders334.1
2) Need affection212.6
3) Have low self-esteem151.9
4) Have mental health problems313.9
5) Lack self-control263.3
6) Other2.3
7) All of these are reasons why female offenders commit sex crimes51164
8) Don't know16020
Missing174 
TOTAL799100.0
120) Q53. Female sex offenders commit sex offenses because they other, specify. (FSO4_OT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL0
121) Q54. Should communities be notified of convicted female sex offenders living in the community? (FSEXOF5)
TOTAL%
1) Yes81091
2) No273
3) Don't know536
Missing75 
TOTAL890100.0
122) Q55. Would you take some preventative action if a female sex offender lived in your neighborhood? (FSEXOF6)
TOTAL%
1) Yes49355.5
2) No15717.7
3) Don't know23926.9
Missing76 
TOTAL889100.0
123) Q56. If yes, what preventative action would you take? (FSEXOF7)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL0
124) Q57. How old is the typical female sex offender? (SEXOF8)
TOTAL%
1) A juvenile below nineteen years of age101.2
2) In her twenties9110.7
3) In her thirties12815
4) In her forties151.8
5) Over fifty years of age00
6) Can be any age37343.8
7) Don't know23427.5
Missing110 
TOTAL851100.0
125) Q58. For the following questions please state the extent to which you agree or disagree. Female sex crimes are less serious than sex crimes committed by men. (FSEXOF9)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree171.9
2) Agree879.8
3) Neither agree nor disagree13214.9
4) Disagree28732.3
5) Strongly disagree28331.9
6) Don't know829.2
Missing76 
TOTAL888100.0
126) Q59. For the following questions please state the extent to which you agree or disagree. Female sex offenders are treated leniently by the criminal justice system. (FSEXOF10)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree495.5
2) Agree21123.7
3) Neither agree nor disagree18921.2
4) Disagree546.1
5) Strongly disagree131.5
6) Don't know37442
Missing78 
TOTAL890100.0
127) Q60. Please indicate if each of the following statements is true or false. There are 25 or more books in your home right now. (LIT1)
TOTAL%
1) True89393.5
2) False626.5
Missing12 
TOTAL955100.0
128) Q61. Please indicate if each of the following statements is true or false. There is a variety of magazines and other reading materials in your home. (LIT2)
TOTAL%
1) True87091.2
2) False848.8
Missing14 
TOTAL954100.0
129) Q62. What is your current marital or relationship status? (MARR)
TOTAL%
1) Married65969.4
2) Married, living apart6.6
3) Cohabitating525.5
4) Never married (Go to RESI)12212.8
5) Divorced (Go to RESI)666.9
6) Widowed (Go to RESI)424.4
7) Separated (Go to RESI)3.3
Missing21 
TOTAL950100.0
130) Q63a. Does your spouse or partner typically work full-time, part-time, go to school, keep house, or something else? (Check all that apply) Working a full-time job (35 hours or more) (SEMP1)
TOTAL%
1) Selected474100
Missing597 
TOTAL474100.0
131) Q63b. Does your spouse or partner typically work full-time, part-time, go to school, keep house, or something else? (Check all that apply) Working a part-time job(s) (SEMP2)
TOTAL%
1) Selected80100
Missing891 
TOTAL80100.0
132) Q63c. Does your spouse or partner typically work full-time, part-time, go to school, keep house, or something else? (Check all that apply) With a job, but not at work (due to illness, vacation, strike) (SEMP3)
TOTAL%
1) Selected3100
Missing955 
TOTAL3100.0
133) Q63d. Does your spouse or partner typically work full-time, part-time, go to school, keep house, or something else? (Check all that apply) Unemployed, laid off, looking for work. (SEMP4)
TOTAL%
1) Selected9100
Missing949 
TOTAL9100.0
134) Q63e. Does your spouse or partner typically work full-time, part-time, go to school, keep house, or something else? (Check all that apply) Retired. (SEMP5)
TOTAL%
1) Selected107100
Missing796 
TOTAL107100.0
135) Q63f. Does your spouse or partner typically work full-time, part-time, go to school, keep house, or something else? (Check all that apply) In school. (SEMP6)
TOTAL%
1) Selected20100
Missing951 
TOTAL20100.0
136) Q63g. Does your spouse or partner typically work full-time, part-time, go to school, keep house, or something else? (Check all that apply) Keeping house. (SEMP7)
TOTAL%
1) Selected105100
Missing871 
TOTAL105100.0
137) Q63h. Does your spouse or partner typically work full-time, part-time, go to school, keep house, or something else? (Check all that apply) Disabled. (SEMP8)
TOTAL%
1) Selected23100
Missing932 
TOTAL23100.0
138) Q63i. Does your spouse or partner typically work full-time, part-time, go to school, keep house, or something else? (Check all that apply) Other, specify. (SEMP9)
TOTAL%
1) Selected12100
Missing949 
TOTAL12100.0
139) Q63i. Does your spouse or partner typically work full-time, part-time, go to school, keep house, or something else? (Check all that apply) Other, specify. (SEMP_OT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL0
140) Q64. Are you still living in the same residence as you were 2 years ago? (RESI)
TOTAL%
1) Yes78382.1
2) No17117.9
Missing12 
TOTAL954100.0
141) Q65. Do you live on a farm, in open country but not on a farm, or in a town or city? (RURB)
TOTAL%
1) Farm828.6
2) Open country, but not a farm9710.2
3) Town or city77381.2
Missing16 
TOTAL952100.0
142) Q66. Including yourself, how many adults age 19 and older live in your household? (ADULTS)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL9592.050.96
143) Number of adults in household-for weighting purposes. (ADULTSWT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL9592.080.90
144) Q67a. How many children ages 5 and younger live in your household? (KIDS05)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL9590.290.63
145) Q67b. How many children ages 6 to 12 live in your household? (KIDS612)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL9590.320.65
146) Q67c. How many children ages 13 to 18 live in your household? (KIDS13UP)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL9590.230.54
147) Q69. Do you or some member of your household own your home outright, buying it, or renting? Other, specify. (OHOM_OT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL0
148) Q70. Which of the following comes closest to the kind of housing unit you now live in? Other, specify. (HOME_OT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL0
149) Q71. How many years have you lived in this county? (Please enter '0' if less than 1 year.) (LIVE10M)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL95929.9022.03
150) Q72. Please indicate the category that describes your total family income in the last 12 months. (INCOME)
TOTAL%
1) Under $5,000283.2
2) $5,000 to $9,999252.8
3) $10,000 to $14,999232.6
4) $15,000 to $19,999182
5) $20,000 to $24,999566.4
6) $25,000 to $29,999343.9
7) $30,000 to $39,999708
8) $40,000 to $49,999687.7
9) $50,000 to $59,9999711
10) $60,000 to $74,99912113.8
11) $75,000 to $99,99913915.8
12) $100,000 or more20122.8
Missing103 
TOTAL880100.0
151) Q73. During the past 12 months, how much difficulty have you had paying your bills? (FS5)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal of difficulty566
2) Quite a bit of difficulty606.4
3) Some difficulty18219.4
4) A little difficulty20121.4
5) No difficulty at all43946.8
Missing31 
TOTAL938100.0
152) Q74. Think again over the past 12 months. Generally, at the end of each month did you end up with: (FS6)
TOTAL%
1) More than enough money left15716.9
2) Some money left over39042
3) Just enough to make ends meet24125.9
4) Almost enough to make ends meet869.3
5) Not enough to make ends meet555.9
Missing43 
TOTAL929100.0
153) Q76. What about your financial prospects? Do you feel that you are better off this year than you were two years ago at this time, about the same, or worse off? (PROS)
TOTAL%
1) Better30132.2
2) Same37139.6
3) Worse26428.2
Missing34 
TOTAL936100.0
154) Q77. The following statement concerns your family's financial situation. For each statement, please indicate how much you agree or disagree. My family has enough money to afford the kind of home we need. (FS1)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree22824.4
2) Agree48351.8
3) Disagree12713.6
4) Strongly disagree616.5
5) Don't know343.6
Missing37 
TOTAL933100.0
155) Q78. The following statement concerns your family's financial situation. For each statement, please indicate how much you agree or disagree. We have enough money to afford the kind of clothing we need. (FS2)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree23725.5
2) Agree56861
3) Disagree687.3
4) Strongly disagree424.5
5) Don't know161.7
Missing35 
TOTAL931100.0
156) Q79. The following statement concerns your family's financial situation. For each statement, please indicate how much you agree or disagree. We have enough money to afford the kind of food we need. (FS3)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree25827.6
2) Agree55959.8
3) Disagree798.4
4) Strongly disagree323.4
5) Don't know7.7
Missing32 
TOTAL935100.0
157) Q80. The following statement concerns your family's financial situation. For each statement, please indicate how much you agree or disagree. We have enough money to afford the kind of medical care we need. (FS4)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree19220.6
2) Agree41945
3) Disagree17919.2
4) Strongly disagree11512.4
5) Don't know262.8
Missing39 
TOTAL931100.0
158) Q81a. Now we have some statements about how you might have felt during the past week. Below, please indicate the number of days in the past week, including today, that: You felt sad. (SAD)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL9591.231.76
159) Q81b. Now we have some statements about how you might have felt during the past week. Below, please indicate the number of days in the past week, including today, that: You felt hopeful about the future. (HOPE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL9594.012.63
160) Q81c. Now we have some statements about how you might have felt during the past week. Below, please indicate the number of days in the past week, including today, that: You felt you were as good as other people. (GOOD)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL9595.572.28
161) Q81d. Now we have some statements about how you might have felt during the past week. Below, please indicate the number of days in the past week, including today, that: You felt bothered by things that don't usually bother you. (BOTHER)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL9591.201.85
162) Q81e. Now we have some statements about how you might have felt during the past week. Below, please indicate the number of days in the past week, including today, that: You felt lonely. (LONELY)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL9591.011.85
163) Q81f. Now we have some statements about how you might have felt during the past week. Below, please indicate the number of days in the past week, including today, that: You had trouble keeping your mind on what you were doing. (MIND)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL9591.692.26
164) Q81g. Now we have some statements about how you might have felt during the past week. Below, please indicate the number of days in the past week, including today, that: You felt that everything you did was an effort. (EFFORT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL9591.782.38
165) Q81h. Now we have some statements about how you might have felt during the past week. Below, please indicate the number of days in the past week, including today, that: You felt fearful. (FEARFUL)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL9590.601.43
166) Q81i. Now we have some statements about how you might have felt during the past week. Below, please indicate the number of days in the past week, including today, that: You talked less than usual. (TALK)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL9590.831.61
167) Q81j. Now we have some statements about how you might have felt during the past week. Below, please indicate the number of days in the past week, including today, that: You felt depressed. (FELT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL9590.951.84
168) Q81k. Now we have some statements about how you might have felt during the past week. Below, please indicate the number of days in the past week, including today, that: You did not feel like eating; your appetite was poor. (EAT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL9590.651.55
169) Q81l. Now we have some statements about how you might have felt during the past week. Below, please indicate the number of days in the past week, including today, that: You felt that you could not shake off the blues, even with the help of family or friends. (BLUES)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL9590.531.50
170) Q81m. Now we have some statements about how you might have felt during the past week. Below, please indicate the number of days in the past week, including today, that: Your sleep was restless. (SLEEP)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL9592.022.37
171) Q81n. Now we have some statements about how you might have felt during the past week. Below, please indicate the number of days in the past week, including today, that: You could not get 'going.' (GOING)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL9591.352.01
172) Q82. Are you: (SEXR)
TOTAL%
1) Male45948.8
2) Female48151.2
Missing25 
TOTAL940100.0
173) Q83. Were you born in Nebraska, another state, or a foreign country? (BORN1)
TOTAL%
1) Nebraska60264
2) Another state30332.2
3) Foreign country353.7
Missing23 
TOTAL940100.0
174) Q84. Do you consider yourself to be Hispanic or Latino/a? (HISP1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes192
2) No91698
Missing32 
TOTAL935100.0
175) Q85a. What race or races do you consider yourself to be? (Check all that apply) White/Caucasian (RACE_1)
TOTAL%
1) Selected884100
Missing73 
TOTAL884100.0
176) Q85b. What race or races do you consider yourself to be? (Check all that apply) Black or African American (RACE_2)
TOTAL%
1) Selected19100
Missing936 
TOTAL19100.0
177) Q85c. What race or races do you consider yourself to be? (Check all that apply) Asian (RACE_3)
TOTAL%
1) Selected20100
Missing948 
TOTAL20100.0
178) Q85d. What race or races do you consider yourself to be? (Check all that apply) American Indian or Alaska Native (RACE_4)
TOTAL%
1) Selected26100
Missing933 
TOTAL26100.0
179) Q85e. What race or races do you consider yourself to be? (Check all that apply) Other race(s), please specify: (RACE_6)
TOTAL%
1) Selected12100
Missing950 
TOTAL12100.0
180) Q85e. What race or races do you consider yourself to be? (Check all that apply) Other, please specify: (RACE_OT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL0
181) Q86. With regard to the English language, how well do you understand it when it is spoken to you? (LIT3)
TOTAL%
1) Very well89194.8
2) Well363.8
3) Not well131.4
Missing25 
TOTAL940100.0
182) Q87. With regard to the English language, how well do you read it? (LIT4)
TOTAL%
1) Very well87292.8
2) Well555.9
3) Not well131.4
Missing24 
TOTAL940100.0
183) Q88. With regard to the English language, how well do you write it? (LIT5)
TOTAL%
1) Very well79284.3
2) Well13013.8
3) Not well151.6
4) Not at all3.3
Missing24 
TOTAL940100.0
184) Q89. What is the highest degree you have attained? (DEGR)
TOTAL%
1) No diploma171.8
2) High school diploma/GED14415.6
3) Some college, but no degree18920.5
4) Technical/Associate/Junior college (2 yr, LPN)11112
5) Bachelor's degree (4 yr, BA, BS, RN)28731.1
6) Graduate degree (Master's, PhD, Law, Medicine)17418.9
Missing47 
TOTAL922100.0
185) Q90. Have you or has anyone in your household ever attended the University of Nebraska-Lincoln? (CHANC2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes36338.7
2) No57661.3
Missing26 
TOTAL939100.0
186) Q91a. Do you typically work full-time, part-time, go to school, keep house, or something else? (Check all that apply) Working a full-time job-35 hours or more (EMPL1)
TOTAL%
1) Selected541100
Missing522 
TOTAL541100.0
187) Q91b. Do you typically work full-time, part-time, go to school, keep house, or something else? (Check all that apply) Working a part-time job[s] (EMPL2)
TOTAL%
1) Selected152100
Missing825 
TOTAL152100.0
188) Q91c. Do you typically work full-time, part-time, go to school, keep house, or something else? (Check all that apply) Unemployed, laid off, looking for work (EMPL3)
TOTAL%
1) Selected (Go to LPZ12A)27100
Missing936 
TOTAL27100.0
189) Q91d. Do you typically work full-time, part-time, go to school, keep house, or something else? (Check all that apply) Retired (EMPL4)
TOTAL%
1) Selected (Go to LPZ12A)174100
Missing653 
TOTAL174100.0
190) Q91e. Do you typically work full-time, part-time, go to school, keep house, or something else? (Check all that apply) In school (EMPL5)
TOTAL%
1) Selected (Go to LPZ12A)67100
Missing928 
TOTAL67100.0
191) Q91f. Do you typically work full-time, part-time, go to school, keep house, or something else? (Check all that apply) Keeping house (EMPL6)
TOTAL%
1) Selected (Go to LPZ12A)123100
Missing840 
TOTAL123100.0
192) Q91g. Do you typically work full-time, part-time, go to school, keep house, or something else? (Check all that apply) Disabled (EMPL7)
TOTAL%
1) Selected (Go to LPZ12A)38100
Missing912 
TOTAL38100.0
193) Q91h. Do you typically work full-time, part-time, go to school, keep house, or something else? (Check all that apply) Other, specify: (EMPL8)
TOTAL%
1) Selected (Go to LPZ12A)34100
Missing930 
TOTAL34100.0
194) Q91h. Do you typically work full-time, part-time, go to school, keep house, or something else? (Check all that apply)Other, specify: (EMPL_OT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL0
195) Q92. How satisfied are you with your job (JSAT)
TOTAL%
1) Very satisfied21230
2) Satisfied33847.8
3) Neither satisfied nor dissatisfied10214.4
4) Dissatisfied355
5) Very dissatisfied202.8
Missing350 
TOTAL707100.0
196) Q93. During the average week, how many hours do you usually work, NOT including the time you travel to and from work? (In the box below, write the total hours worked including any second jobs.) (WHRS)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL95940.6916.50
197) Q94a. Do you play any of the following roles in your community? (Check all that apply) K-12 Educator (LPZ12A)
TOTAL%
1) Selected64100
Missing902 
TOTAL64100.0
198) Q94b. Do you play any of the following roles in your community? (Check all that apply) Science teacher/educator (LPZ12B)
TOTAL%
1) Selected13100
Missing946 
TOTAL13100.0
199) Q94c. Do you play any of the following roles in your community? (Check all that apply) Agriculture teacher/educator (LPZ12C)
TOTAL%
1) Selected1100
Missing957 
TOTAL1100.0
200) Q94d. Do you play any of the following roles in your community? (Check all that apply) Rural community member (LPZ12D)
TOTAL%
1) Selected55100
Missing898 
TOTAL55100.0
201) Q94e. Do you play any of the following roles in your community? (Check all that apply) Farmer/Rancher/Ag Producer (LPZ12E)
TOTAL%
1) Selected72100
Missing874 
TOTAL72100.0
202) Q94f. Do you play any of the following roles in your community? (Check all that apply) City or town official, volunteer or paid (LPZ12F)
TOTAL%
1) Selected33100
Missing921 
TOTAL33100.0
203) Q94g. Do you play any of the following roles in your community? (Check all that apply) None of these (LPZ12H)
TOTAL%
1) Selected343100
Missing622 
TOTAL343100.0
204) Q94h. Do you play any of the following roles in your community? (Check all that apply) Other, specify (LPZ12G)
TOTAL%
1) Selected124100
Missing838 
TOTAL124100.0
205) Q94h. Do you play any of the following roles in your community? (Check all that apply) Other, specify: (LPZ12GOT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL0
206) Q95. Liberal and conservative are terms often used to describe people's beliefs about politics and government. In general, do you see yourself politically as very liberal, liberal, middle-of-the-road, conservative, very conservative, or something else? (POLI)
TOTAL%
1) Very liberal404.4
2) Liberal13314.5
3) Middle-of-the-road37440.7
4) Conservative25127.3
5) Very conservative10010.9
6) Other202.2
Missing53 
TOTAL918100.0
207) Q95. Liberal and conservative are terms often used to describe people's beliefs about politics and government. In general, do you see yourself politically as very liberal, liberal, middle-of-the-road, conservative, very conservative, or something else? Other, specify: (POLI_OT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL0
208) Q96. Generally speaking, do you consider yourself a Democrat, a Republican, an Independent, or something else? (PART)
TOTAL%
1) Democrat27129.6
2) Republican37540.9
3) Independent23926.1
4) Other323.5
Missing52 
TOTAL917100.0
209) Q96. Generally speaking, do you consider yourself a Democrat, a Republican, an Independent, or something else? Other, specify: (PART_OT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL0
210) Q97. Do you consider yourself to be Protestant, Catholic, Jewish, Muslim, or something else? (REL_AFF)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant49754.5
2) Catholic (Go to RATT)23425.7
3) Jewish (Go to RATT)1.1
4) Muslim (Go to RATT)1.1
5) None (Go to RATT)13815.1
6) Other, specify: (Go to RATT)414.5
Missing51 
TOTAL912100.0
211) Q97. Do you consider yourself to be Protestant, Catholic, Jewish, Muslim, or something else? Other, specify: (AFFIL_OT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL0
212) Q98. Within the Protestant faith, do you consider yourself to be: (TYPEPROT)
TOTAL%
1) Evangelical Protestant11428.5
2) Fundamentalist Protestant287
3) Mainline Protestant14135.3
4) Liberal Protestant6516.3
5) Other, specify:5213
Missing508 
TOTAL400100.0
213) Q98. Within the Protestant faith, do you consider yourself to be: Other, specify (PROT_OT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL0
214) Q99. How often do you attend religious services? (RATT)
TOTAL%
1) Several times a week576.1
2) Once a week22223.9
3) Nearly every week11312.2
4) About once a month899.6
5) Several times a year15116.2
6) About once a year929.9
7) Less than once a year9410.1
8) Never11212
Missing37 
TOTAL930100.0
215) Q100. In general how do your religious or spiritual beliefs influence your daily life? (RELGINF)
TOTAL%
1) Very much26728.7
2) Quite a bit23725.5
3) Some24025.8
4) A little818.7
5) None555.9
6) Does not apply515.5
Missing30 
TOTAL931100.0
216) Q101. In what year were you born? (AGYR)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL9591963.4916.82
217) Q102. What would you say that your overall health and wellbeing is excellent, good, fair or poor? (SCWELL)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent26027.9
2) Good50053.6
3) Fair14916
4) Poor242.6
Missing27 
TOTAL933100.0
218) Q103. Do you smoke cigarettes? (SMOKE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes9410
2) No84590
Missing26 
TOTAL939100.0
219) Q104. In the past year have you been a victim of any crime? (CRVICT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes586.2
2) No88193.8
Missing22 
TOTAL939100.0
220) NE DHHS regions (REG)
TOTAL%
1) South Central11211.7
2) Midland38339.9
3) North10410.8
4) Southeast24825.9
5) Southwest646.7
6) Panhandle485
TOTAL959100.0
221) Weights for nonresponse by region. (REG_WT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL9592.630.99
222) Respondent's age. (AGE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL95948.5116.82
223) Final weight of data for representativeness. (PWEIGHT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL10.816
224) Recoded single category respondent's current employment status (EMPL)
TOTAL%
1) Working a full-time job; 35 hours or more54157.6
2) Working a part-time job12413.2
4) Unemployed, laid off, looking for work242.6
5) Retired15716.7
6) In school262.8
7) Keeping house303.2
8) Disabled283
9) Other91
Missing26 
TOTAL939100.0
225) Recoded single category spouse or partner's current employment status (SEMP)
TOTAL%
1) Working a full-time job; 35 hours or more47465.8
2) Working a part-time job7210
3) With a job, but not at work; temp illness/vacation/strike3.4
4) Unemployed, laid off, looking for work71
5) Retired9613.3
6) In school1.1
7) Keeping house456.3
8) Disabled131.8
9) Other91.3
Missing321 
TOTAL720100.0
226) Recoded age[categorical] (AGECAT)
TOTAL%
1) 19-24 years old535.7
2) 25-3418419.7
3) 35-4926528.4
4) 50-6426328.2
5) 65 or older16918.1
Missing35 
TOTAL934100.0
227) Recoded single category respondent race/ethnicity (RACECAT)
TOTAL%
1) White84790.9
2) Black161.7
3) Hispanic-any race192
4) Other race/ethnicity-including Asian505.4
Missing29 
TOTAL932100.0
228) What is your current marital or relationship status? (MARR10M)
TOTAL%
1) Married65969.4
2) Never married12212.8
3) Divorced666.9
4) Widowed424.4
5) Separated3.3
6) Married, living apart6.6
7) Not married but living with a partner/cohabiting525.5
Missing21 
TOTAL950100.0
229) Which of the following comes closest to the kind of housing unit you now live in? (HOME)
TOTAL%
1) Mobile home283
2) Detached single family house78583.2
3) Townhouse/condominium242.5
4) Apartment/duplex10110.7
5) Other5.5
Missing24 
TOTAL943100.0
230) Do you or some member of your household own your home outright, buying it, or renting? (OHOME)
TOTAL%
1) Own outright29231.2
2) Buying/paying a mortgage47050.2
3) Renting16517.6
4) Other6.6
5) Provided as part of job/wages3.3
Missing29 
TOTAL936100.0
231) Overall, how satisfied are you with your current financial situation? (FINA)
TOTAL%
1) Very satisfied11111.9
2) Satisfied32534.7
3) Dissatisfied21823.3
4) Very dissatisfied788.3
5) Neither satisfied nor dissatisfied20421.8
Missing34 
TOTAL936100.0
232) Recoded age[categorical] (for use with online analysis) (I-AGE)
TOTAL%
1) 19-24 years old535.7
2) 25-3418419.7
3) 35-4926528.4
4) 50-6426328.2
5) 65 or older16918.1
Missing35 
TOTAL934100.0
233) Q89. What is the highest degree you have attained? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-EDUC)
TOTAL%
1) High school diploma/GED or No diploma16117.5
2) Some college, but no degree18920.5
3) Technical/Associate/Junior college (2 yr, LPN)11112
4) Bachelor's degree (4 yr, BA, BS, RN)28731.1
5) Graduate degree (Master's, PhD, Law, Medicine)17418.9
Missing47 
TOTAL922100.0
234) Q72. Please indicate the category that describes your total family income in the last 12 months. (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-INCOME)
TOTAL%
1) Under $20,0009510.8
2) $20,000 to $29,9999010.2
3) $30,000 to $49,99913815.7
4) $50,000 to $74,99921824.7
5) $75,000 to $99,99913915.8
6) $100,000 or more20122.8
Missing103 
TOTAL881100.0
235) What is your current marital or relationship status? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Married65969.4
2) Never married12212.8
3) Divorced, Separated, or Married, living apart757.9
4) Widowed424.4
5) Not married but living with a partner/cohabiting525.5
Missing21 
TOTAL950100.0
236) NE DHHS regions (for use with online analysis) (I-REGION)
TOTAL%
1) South Central11211.7
2) Midland38339.9
3) North10410.8
4) Southeast24825.9
5) Southwest646.7
6) Panhandle485
TOTAL959100.0
237) Q82. Are you: (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Male45948.8
2) Female48151.2
Missing25 
TOTAL940100.0