Nebraska Annual Social Indicators Survey, 2013

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


All frequencies weighted by 225) PWEIGHT;
(The number of missing cases reported in the codebook are unweighted)
1) Survey ID number (ID)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL16081800.41467.38
2) Q1. Overall, how satisfied or dissatisfied are you with living in Nebraska? (NELIVE)
TOTAL%
1) Very satisfied79049.5
2) Somewhat satisfied55134.5
3) Neutral1257.8
4) Somewhat dissatisfied1086.8
5) Very dissatisfied231.4
Missing16 
TOTAL1597100.0
3) Q2. All in all, do you think things in Nebraska are generally headed in the right direction or the wrong direction? (NEDIR)
TOTAL%
1) Right direction96360.4
2) Wrong direction18811.8
3) Unsure44327.8
Missing24 
TOTAL1594100.0
4) Q3. All in all, do you think things in the country as a whole are generally head in the right direction or wrong direction? (USDIR)
TOTAL%
1) Right direction27117.1
2) Wrong direction98962.2
3) Unsure32920.7
Missing28 
TOTAL1589100.0
5) [These questions are about the roads of the state highway system, not the roads of your city or county.] Q4. How much do you agree or disagree that NDOR does a good job of communicating information on proposed highway improvement projects? (NDOR1)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree784.9
2) Agree60738.1
3) Neither agree nor disagree61938.9
4) Disagree23614.8
5) Strongly disagree533.3
Missing19 
TOTAL1593100.0
6) [These questions are about the roads of the state highway system, not the roads of your city or county.] Q5. Please indicate whether or not you would prefer to receive information from NDOR about the proposed highway improvement projects in each of the following ways. a. News release (NDOR2A)
TOTAL%
1) Yes120381.4
2) No27518.6
Missing134 
TOTAL1478100.0
7) [These questions are about the roads of the state highway system, not the roads of your city or county.] Q5. Please indicate whether or not you would prefer to receive information from NDOR about the proposed highway improvement projects in each of the following ways. b. NDOR website (NDOR2B)
TOTAL%
1) Yes75757.3
2) No56442.7
Missing357 
TOTAL1321100.0
8) [These questions are about the roads of the state highway system, not the roads of your city or county.] Q5. Please indicate whether or not you would prefer to receive information from NDOR about the proposed highway improvement projects in each of the following ways. c. Project information letter (NDOR2C)
TOTAL%
1) Yes53139.8
2) No80260.2
Missing345 
TOTAL1333100.0
9) [These questions are about the roads of the state highway system, not the roads of your city or county.] Q5. Please indicate whether or not you would prefer to receive information from NDOR about the proposed highway improvement projects in each of the following ways. d. Public meeting (NDOR2D)
TOTAL%
1) Yes44434
2) No86266
Missing372 
TOTAL1306100.0
10) [These questions are about the roads of the state highway system, not the roads of your city or county.] Q5. Please indicate whether or not you would prefer to receive information from NDOR about the proposed highway improvement projects in each of the following ways. e. Highway message boards and signing (NDOR2E)
TOTAL%
1) Yes104074.6
2) No35425.4
Missing282 
TOTAL1394100.0
11) [These questions are about the roads of the state highway system, not the roads of your city or county.] Q5. Please indicate whether or not you would prefer to receive information from NDOR about the proposed highway improvement projects in each of the following ways. f. Social media; Facebook, Twitter, YouTube (NDOR2F)
TOTAL%
1) Yes55141.4
2) No78158.6
Missing359 
TOTAL1332100.0
12) [These questions are about the roads of the state highway system, not the roads of your city or county.] Q6. How much do you agree or disagree that NDOR does a good job of communicating information on highway projects that are under construction? (NDOR3)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree684.3
2) Agree59137.3
3) Neither agree nor disagree67042.3
4) Disagree21713.7
5) Strongly disagree382.4
Missing29 
TOTAL1584100.0
13) [These questions are about the roads of the state highway system, not the roads of your city or county.] Q7. Please indicate whether or not you would prefer to receive information from NDOR about highway projects that are under construction in each of the following ways. a. News release (NDOR4A)
TOTAL%
1) Yes117380.3
2) No28819.7
Missing150 
TOTAL1461100.0
14) [These questions are about the roads of the state highway system, not the roads of your city or county.] Q7. Please indicate whether or not you would prefer to receive information from NDOR about highway projects that are under construction in each of the following ways. b. NDOR website (NDOR4B)
TOTAL%
1) Yes76858.6
2) No54241.4
Missing374 
TOTAL1310100.0
15) [These questions are about the roads of the state highway system, not the roads of your city or county.] Q7. Please indicate whether or not you would prefer to receive information from NDOR about highway projects that are under construction in each of the following ways. c. Project information letter (NDOR4C)
TOTAL%
1) Yes50137.9
2) No82162.1
Missing356 
TOTAL1322100.0
16) [These questions are about the roads of the state highway system, not the roads of your city or county.] Q7. Please indicate whether or not you would prefer to receive information from NDOR about highway projects that are under construction in each of the following ways. d. Public meeting (NDOR4D)
TOTAL%
1) Yes36528.6
2) No91171.4
Missing395 
TOTAL1276100.0
17) [These questions are about the roads of the state highway system, not the roads of your city or county.] Q7. Please indicate whether or not you would prefer to receive information from NDOR about highway projects that are under construction in each of the following ways. e. Highway message boards and signing (NDOR4E)
TOTAL%
1) Yes106376.8
2) No32223.2
Missing285 
TOTAL1385100.0
18) [These questions are about the roads of the state highway system, not the roads of your city or county.] Q7. Please indicate whether or not you would prefer to receive information from NDOR about highway projects that are under construction in each of the following ways. f. Social media; Facebook, Twitter, YouTube (NDOR4F)
TOTAL%
1) Yes56343
2) No74757
Missing378 
TOTAL1310100.0
19) Q8. How familiar are you with the Nebraska Department of Natural Resources (NDNR)? (NDNR1)
TOTAL%
1) Very familiar915.7
2) Somewhat familiar64640.6
3) Neither familiar or unfamiliar30519.2
4) Somewhat unfamiliar23214.6
5) Very unfamiliar31619.9
Missing20 
TOTAL1590100.0
20) Q9. How confident are you that the Nebraska Department of Natural Resources can responsibly manage Nebraska's water? (NDNR2)
TOTAL%
1) Very confident21413.6
2) Somewhat confident86154.8
3) Slightly confident38124.3
4) Not at all confident1147.3
Missing43 
TOTAL1570100.0
21) Q10. How urgent are water quantity issues in Nebraska? (NDNR3)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all urgent241.5
2) Not very urgent1449
3) Somewhat urgent42826.9
4) Urgent43527.3
5) Extremely urgent30919.4
6) Don't know, unsure25315.9
Missing20 
TOTAL1593100.0
22) Q11. Have you experienced water shortages or water use restrictions in the last four years? (NDNR4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes59637.3
2) No94659.2
3) Don't know, unsure573.6
Missing14 
TOTAL1599100.0
23) Q12. Have you experienced problems with flooding from a stream or river in the last four years? (NDNR5)
TOTAL%
1) Yes including damage or major harm to my property392.4
2) Yes, but not including damage or major harm to my property31419.7
3) No124477.9
Missing19 
TOTAL1597100.0
24) Q13. How much do you agree or disagree that current wind energy regulations in Nebraska adequately protect wildlife? (WIND1)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree1016.4
2) Agree32120.2
3) Neither agree nor disagree39024.5
4) Disagree523.3
5) Strongly disagree462.9
6) Do not know68042.8
Missing22 
TOTAL1590100.0
25) Q14. How much would you support or oppose regulations in Nebraska that require wind energy development and operation to minimize impacts to wildlife? (WIND2)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly support29619
2) Support63840.8
3) Neither support nor oppose44328.4
4) Oppose1469.3
5) Strongly oppose392.5
Missing65 
TOTAL1562100.0
26) Q15. How much do you support or oppose wind energy development in remote, un-fragmented landscapes in Nebraska? (WIND3)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly support40525.9
2) Support62039.6
3) Neither support nor oppose43427.7
4) Oppose684.3
5) Strongly oppose392.5
Missing63 
TOTAL1566100.0
27) Q16. How much do you agree or disagree that developers should pay for impacts of wind energy developments to native Nebraska habitats? (WIND4)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree32320.7
2) Agree64941.6
3) Neither agree nor disagree34322
4) Disagree956.1
5) Strongly disagree271.7
6) Do not know1237.9
Missing73 
TOTAL1560100.0
28) Q17. How concerned are you that each of the following types of wildlife listed below can be negatively impacted or killed as a result of wind energy development and/or operation? a. Eagles (WIND5A)
TOTAL%
1) Very concerned52232.8
2) Somewhat concerned36222.8
3) Slightly concerned19312.1
4) Not at all concerned24015.1
5) Don't know27317.2
Missing23 
TOTAL1590100.0
29) Q17. How concerned are you that each of the following types of wildlife listed below can be negatively impacted or killed as a result of wind energy development and/or operation? b. Hawks (WIND5B)
TOTAL%
1) Very concerned35522.4
2) Somewhat concerned39525
3) Slightly concerned21313.5
4) Not at all concerned34321.7
5) Don't know27617.4
Missing34 
TOTAL1582100.0
30) Q17. How concerned are you that each of the following types of wildlife listed below can be negatively impacted or killed as a result of wind energy development and/or operation? c. Songbirds (WIND5C)
TOTAL%
1) Very concerned36122.8
2) Somewhat concerned35822.6
3) Slightly concerned25316
4) Not at all concerned33321.1
5) Don't know27617.5
Missing35 
TOTAL1581100.0
31) Q17. How concerned are you that each of the following types of wildlife listed below can be negatively impacted or killed as a result of wind energy development and/or operation? d. Cranes (WIND5D)
TOTAL%
1) Very concerned41626.3
2) Somewhat concerned36523
3) Slightly concerned23414.8
4) Not at all concerned29418.6
5) Don't know27517.4
Missing34 
TOTAL1584100.0
32) Q17. How concerned are you that each of the following types of wildlife listed below can be negatively impacted or killed as a result of wind energy development and/or operation? e. Grouse (WIND5E)
TOTAL%
1) Very concerned29418.6
2) Somewhat concerned32220.4
3) Slightly concerned24815.7
4) Not at all concerned39424.9
5) Don't know32420.5
Missing38 
TOTAL1582100.0
33) Q17. How concerned are you that each of the following types of wildlife listed below can be negatively impacted or killed as a result of wind energy development and/or operation? f. Ducks (WIND5F)
TOTAL%
1) Very concerned33521.1
2) Somewhat concerned36122.7
3) Slightly concerned26716.8
4) Not at all concerned35122.1
5) Don't know27417.3
Missing28 
TOTAL1588100.0
34) Q17. How concerned are you that each of the following types of wildlife listed below can be negatively impacted or killed as a result of wind energy development and/or operation? g. Geese (WIND5G)
TOTAL%
1) Very concerned33120.9
2) Somewhat concerned34822
3) Slightly concerned27317.3
4) Not at all concerned35822.6
5) Don't know27117.1
Missing38 
TOTAL1581100.0
35) Q17. How concerned are you that each of the following types of wildlife listed below can be negatively impacted or killed as a result of wind energy development and/or operation? h. Bats (WIND5H)
TOTAL%
1) Very concerned25416.1
2) Somewhat concerned22714.4
3) Slightly concerned23414.8
4) Not at all concerned58036.7
5) Don't know28618.1
Missing40 
TOTAL1581100.0
36) Q17. How concerned are you that each of the following types of wildlife listed below can be negatively impacted or killed as a result of wind energy development and/or operation? i. Deer (WIND5I)
TOTAL%
1) Very concerned27217.2
2) Somewhat concerned27917.6
3) Slightly concerned22013.9
4) Not at all concerned54434.4
5) Don't know26816.9
Missing35 
TOTAL1583100.0
37) Q17. How concerned are you that each of the following types of wildlife listed below can be negatively impacted or killed as a result of wind energy development and/or operation? j. Elk (WIND5J)
TOTAL%
1) Very concerned30219.1
2) Somewhat concerned28217.8
3) Slightly concerned22914.5
4) Not at all concerned48330.5
5) Don't know28718.1
Missing32 
TOTAL1583100.0
38) Q17. How concerned are you that each of the following types of wildlife listed below can be negatively impacted or killed as a result of wind energy development and/or operation? k. Pronghorn Antelope (WIND5K)
TOTAL%
1) Very concerned29418.5
2) Somewhat concerned27217.2
3) Slightly concerned23214.6
4) Not at all concerned48130.3
5) Don't know30719.4
Missing33 
TOTAL1586100.0
39) Q17. How concerned are you that each of the following types of wildlife listed below can be negatively impacted or killed as a result of wind energy development and/or operation? l. Furbearers (animals trapped for their fur) (WIND5L)
TOTAL%
1) Very concerned26917
2) Somewhat concerned25716.2
3) Slightly concerned22013.9
4) Not at all concerned52533.1
5) Don't know31519.9
Missing32 
TOTAL1586100.0
40) Q17. How concerned are you that each of the following types of wildlife listed below can be negatively impacted or killed as a result of wind energy development and/or operation? m. Endangered species (WIND5M)
TOTAL%
1) Very concerned54934.6
2) Somewhat concerned24815.6
3) Slightly concerned18911.9
4) Not at all concerned30018.9
5) Don't know30018.9
Missing32 
TOTAL1586100.0
41) Q18. How much do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements? a. Manufacturers should pay the cost of providing recycling services for the products they create. (REC1A)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree40125.6
2) Agree55535.5
3) Neither agree nor disagree35422.6
4) Disagree19412.4
5) Strongly disagree613.9
Missing53 
TOTAL1565100.0
42) Q18. How much do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements? b. I would be willing to pay no more than 1% of retail price when purchasing a consumer product to ensure it is recycled. (REC1B)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree20913.5
2) Agree56836.6
3) Neither agree nor disagree33321.4
4) Disagree31520.3
5) Strongly disagree1288.2
Missing61 
TOTAL1553100.0
43) Q18. How much do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements? c. Manufacturers of products containing lead, mercury and other hazardous chemicals have a responsibility to keep these chemicals out of the environment. (REC1C)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree99863.4
2) Agree42026.7
3) Neither agree nor disagree1076.8
4) Disagree392.5
5) Strongly disagree10.6
Missing43 
TOTAL1574100.0
44) Q18. How much do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements? d. If it were free, I would bring leftover medications to a pharmacy for proper disposal. (REC1D)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree75047.6
2) Agree52733.4
3) Neither agree nor disagree19212.2
4) Disagree845.3
5) Strongly disagree241.5
Missing39 
TOTAL1577100.0
45) Q18. How much do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements? e. If it were free, I would bring an old television or computer to a county recycling event or collection site instead of throwing it away. (REC1E)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree92358.6
2) Agree52833.5
3) Neither agree nor disagree895.6
4) Disagree291.8
5) Strongly disagree7.4
Missing39 
TOTAL1576100.0
46) Q18. How much do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements? f. I would support laws obligating manufacturers to pay for recycling of products they create. (REC1F)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree44628.4
2) Agree50332
3) Neither agree nor disagree36623.3
4) Disagree17511.1
5) Strongly disagree825.2
Missing47 
TOTAL1572100.0
47) Q18. How much do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements? g. Local governments should not have to pay for the recycling of products that contain hazardous chemicals such as lead and mercury. (REC1G)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree28118
2) Agree54434.8
3) Neither agree nor disagree42126.9
4) Disagree24215.5
5) Strongly disagree774.9
Missing48 
TOTAL1565100.0
48) Q18. How much do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements? h. The amount of money residents pay for waste collection should be based on the amount of waste they produce. (REC1H)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree43127.4
2) Agree59938.1
3) Neither agree nor disagree33221.1
4) Disagree16510.5
5) Strongly disagree462.9
Missing45 
TOTAL1573100.0
49) Q19. How important is each of the following attributes in determining whether you would participate in a recycling program? a. Convenient collection as part of normal garbage service (REC2A)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely important99263.4
2) Somewhat important39325.1
3) Slightly important1056.7
4) Not at all important322
5) Would not participate in recycling program422.7
Missing52 
TOTAL1564100.0
50) Q19. How important is each of the following attributes in determining whether you would participate in a recycling program? b. Convenient drop-off sites (REC2B)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely important89257.3
2) Somewhat important42927.6
3) Slightly important1378.8
4) Not at all important372.4
5) Would not participate in recycling program624
Missing60 
TOTAL1557100.0
51) Q19. How important is each of the following attributes in determining whether you would participate in a recycling program? c. No cost to participate (REC2C)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely important98364.4
2) Somewhat important33121.7
3) Slightly important1177.7
4) Not at all important603.9
5) Would not participate in recycling program362.4
Missing98 
TOTAL1527100.0
52) Q19. How important is each of the following attributes in determining whether you would participate in a recycling program? d. Prevents damage to soil, air, and water quality (REC2D)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely important98663.2
2) Somewhat important44028.2
3) Slightly important805.1
4) Not at all important191.2
5) Would not participate in recycling program362.3
Missing55 
TOTAL1561100.0
53) Q19. How important is each of the following attributes in determining whether you would participate in a recycling program? e. Program was paid for by manufacturers (REC2E)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely important44028.4
2) Somewhat important46129.8
3) Slightly important31020
4) Not at all important28518.4
5) Would not participate in recycling program533.4
Missing76 
TOTAL1549100.0
54) Q19. How important is each of the following attributes in determining whether you would participate in a recycling program? f. Saves landfill space (REC2F)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely important84654.9
2) Somewhat important48031.1
3) Slightly important1409.1
4) Not at all important382.5
5) Would not participate in recycling program372.4
Missing79 
TOTAL1541100.0
55) Q19. How important is each of the following attributes in determining whether you would participate in a recycling program? g. Can recycle a wide range of product types (REC2G)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely important92559.6
2) Somewhat important46429.9
3) Slightly important1107.1
4) Not at all important161
5) Would not participate in recycling program372.4
Missing72 
TOTAL1552100.0
56) Q19. How important is each of the following attributes in determining whether you would participate in a recycling program? h. Protects fish and wildlife from toxic products (REC2H)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely important104867
2) Somewhat important38724.7
3) Slightly important724.6
4) Not at all important221.4
5) Would not participate in recycling program362.3
Missing50 
TOTAL1565100.0
57) Q19. How important is each of the following attributes in determining whether you would participate in a recycling program? i. Prevents damage to human health (REC2I)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely important116774.6
2) Somewhat important27917.8
3) Slightly important664.2
4) Not at all important171.1
5) Would not participate in recycling program362.3
Missing59 
TOTAL1565100.0
58) Q19. How important is each of the following attributes in determining whether you would participate in a recycling program? j. The recycling program employs local residents (REC2J)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely important82052.3
2) Somewhat important47430.2
3) Slightly important17911.4
4) Not at all important593.8
5) Would not participate in recycling program362.3
Missing51 
TOTAL1568100.0
59) Q19. How important is each of the following attributes in determining whether you would participate in a recycling program? k. Conserves natural resources (REC2K)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely important98963
2) Somewhat important44328.2
3) Slightly important885.6
4) Not at all important13.8
5) Would not participate in recycling program362.3
Missing50 
TOTAL1569100.0
60) Q19. How important is each of the following attributes in determining whether you would participate in a recycling program? l. Helps prevent climate change (REC2L)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely important77849.8
2) Somewhat important37524
3) Slightly important16010.2
4) Not at all important19712.6
5) Would not participate in recycling program513.3
Missing61 
TOTAL1561100.0
61) Q20. Please indicate whether or not you have access to recycling services or take-back options in your community for each of the following items. a. Newspapers (REC3A)
TOTAL%
1) Yes127480.9
2) No1278.1
3) Don't know17311
Missing38 
TOTAL1574100.0
62) Q20. Please indicate whether or not you have access to recycling services or take-back options in your community for each of the following items. b. Mail, magazines, catalogs (REC3B)
TOTAL%
1) Yes116774.2
2) No17511.1
3) Don't know23014.6
Missing44 
TOTAL1572100.0
63) Q20. Please indicate whether or not you have access to recycling services or take-back options in your community for each of the following items. c. Aluminum cans (REC3C)
TOTAL%
1) Yes136486.9
2) No1006.4
3) Don't know1066.8
Missing39 
TOTAL1570100.0
64) Q20. Please indicate whether or not you have access to recycling services or take-back options in your community for each of the following items. d. Tin cans (REC3D)
TOTAL%
1) Yes104767.2
2) No21113.5
3) Don't know30119.3
Missing56 
TOTAL1559100.0
65) Q20. Please indicate whether or not you have access to recycling services or take-back options in your community for each of the following items. e. Fluorescent light bulbs (REC3E)
TOTAL%
1) Yes21814
2) No47030.1
3) Don't know87355.9
Missing52 
TOTAL1561100.0
66) Q20. Please indicate whether or not you have access to recycling services or take-back options in your community for each of the following items. f. Plastic containers (REC3F)
TOTAL%
1) Yes124479.3
2) No1419
3) Don't know18311.7
Missing40 
TOTAL1568100.0
67) Q20. Please indicate whether or not you have access to recycling services or take-back options in your community for each of the following items. g. Glass bottles and jars (REC3G)
TOTAL%
1) Yes83253.2
2) No45228.9
3) Don't know28118
Missing48 
TOTAL1565100.0
68) Q20. Please indicate whether or not you have access to recycling services or take-back options in your community for each of the following items. h. Used motor oil (REC3H)
TOTAL%
1) Yes65942.2
2) No32420.8
3) Don't know57737
Missing52 
TOTAL1560100.0
69) Q20. Please indicate whether or not you have access to recycling services or take-back options in your community for each of the following items. i. Rechargeable batteries (REC3I)
TOTAL%
1) Yes44828.7
2) No36823.6
3) Don't know74347.7
Missing55 
TOTAL1559100.0
70) Q20. Please indicate whether or not you have access to recycling services or take-back options in your community for each of the following items. j. Alkaline batteries (REC3J)
TOTAL%
1) Yes35222.6
2) No41026.3
3) Don't know79751.1
Missing54 
TOTAL1559100.0
71) Q20. Please indicate whether or not you have access to recycling services or take-back options in your community for each of the following items. k. Lead-acid batteries (REC3K)
TOTAL%
1) Yes45329.1
2) No34622.2
3) Don't know75848.7
Missing59 
TOTAL1557100.0
72) Q20. Please indicate whether or not you have access to recycling services or take-back options in your community for each of the following items. l. Computers and TVs (REC3L)
TOTAL%
1) Yes41927
2) No48131
3) Don't know65242
Missing58 
TOTAL1552100.0
73) Q20. Please indicate whether or not you have access to recycling services or take-back options in your community for each of the following items. m. Tires (REC3M)
TOTAL%
1) Yes49731.9
2) No42527.2
3) Don't know63840.9
Missing55 
TOTAL1560100.0
74) Q20. Please indicate whether or not you have access to recycling services or take-back options in your community for each of the following items. n. Home appliances (REC3N)
TOTAL%
1) Yes46229.7
2) No40526.1
3) Don't know68744.2
Missing61 
TOTAL1554100.0
75) Q20. Please indicate whether or not you have access to recycling services or take-back options in your community for each of the following items. o. Paint (REC3O)
TOTAL%
1) Yes50432.3
2) No40525.9
3) Don't know65341.8
Missing53 
TOTAL1562100.0
76) Q20. Please indicate whether or not you have access to recycling services or take-back options in your community for each of the following items. p. Pharmaceuticals (REC3P)
TOTAL%
1) Yes35422.8
2) No45629.3
3) Don't know74647.9
Missing56 
TOTAL1556100.0
77) Q21. Do you own or rent property in Nebraska with outdoor land for which you are the caretaker (e.g., garden, lawn, recreational, or agricultural land)? (PLANT1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes119876.8
2) No (Go to question #30 'CAPPUN' [skip section])36223.2
Missing53 
TOTAL1560100.0
78) Q22. How are unwanted plants managed or controlled in your yard or garden? (Check all that apply) I do not have unwanted plants in my yard (PLANT2A)
TOTAL%
1) I do not have unwanted plants in my yard116100
Missing1485 
TOTAL116100.0
79) Q22. How are unwanted plants managed or controlled in your yard or garden? (Check all that apply) I do not control any plants in my yard (PLANT2B)
TOTAL%
1) I do not control any plants in my yard34100
Missing1575 
TOTAL34100.0
80) Q22. How are unwanted plants managed or controlled in your yard or garden? (Check all that apply) I mow unwanted plants (PLANT2C)
TOTAL%
1) I mow unwanted plants615100
Missing1026 
TOTAL615100.0
81) Q22. How are unwanted plants managed or controlled in your yard or garden? (Check all that apply) I only remove unwanted plants from the garden (PLANT2D)
TOTAL%
1) I only remove unwanted plants from the garden182100
Missing1433 
TOTAL182100.0
82) Q22. How are unwanted plants managed or controlled in your yard or garden? (Check all that apply) I remove unwanted plants by cutting or digging them up with tools and/or machinery (PLANT2E)
TOTAL%
1) I remove unwanted plants by cutting or digging them up with tools and/or machinery747100
Missing880 
TOTAL747100.0
83) Q22. How are unwanted plants managed or controlled in your yard or garden? (Check all that apply) I spray unwanted plants with herbicides (PLANT2F)
TOTAL%
1) I spray unwanted plants with herbicides797100
Missing802 
TOTAL797100.0
84) Q22. How are unwanted plants managed or controlled in your yard or garden? (Check all that apply) Other (PLANT2G)
TOTAL%
1) Other65100
Missing1543 
TOTAL65100.0
85) Q22. How are unwanted plants managed or controlled in your yard or garden? (Check all that apply) Other, specify: (PLANT2OT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL0
86) Q23. Which of the following has been done to control unwanted plants on any of your property that is not your yard or garden? (Check all that apply) I do not own property beyond my yard (I only own a yard or garden) (PLANT3A)
TOTAL%
1) I do not own property beyond my yard (I only own a yard or garden)686100
Missing943 
TOTAL686100.0
87) Q23. Which of the following has been done to control unwanted plants on any of your property that is not your yard or garden? (Check all that apply) Prescribed fire or controlled burning (NOT burning brush piles) (PLANT3B)
TOTAL%
1) Prescribed fire or controlled burning (NOT burning brush piles)37100
Missing1568 
TOTAL37100.0
88) Q23. Which of the following has been done to control unwanted plants on any of your property that is not your yard or garden? (Check all that apply) Herbicide application (PLANT3C)
TOTAL%
1) Herbicide application356100
Missing1244 
TOTAL356100.0
89) Q23. Which of the following has been done to control unwanted plants on any of your property that is not your yard or garden? (Check all that apply) Mechanical removal (shovel, chainsaw, skid steer, bulldozer, or similar machines) (PLANT3D)
TOTAL%
1) Mechanical removal (shovel, chainsaw, skid steer, bulldozer, or similar machines)221100
Missing1390 
TOTAL221100.0
90) Q23. Which of the following has been done to control unwanted plants on any of your property that is not your yard or garden? (Check all that apply) Shredding or mowing (PLANT3E)
TOTAL%
1) Shredding or mowing338100
Missing1269 
TOTAL338100.0
91) Q23. Which of the following has been done to control unwanted plants on any of your property that is not your yard or garden? (Check all that apply) Other (PLANT3F)
TOTAL%
1) Other25100
Missing1581 
TOTAL25100.0
92) Q23. Which of the following has been done to control unwanted plants on any of your property that is not your yard or garden? (Check all that apply) Other, specify: (PLANT3OT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL0
93) Q23. Which of the following has been done to control unwanted plants on any of your property that is not your yard or garden? (Check all that apply) No activities have been done on my property (PLANT3G)
TOTAL%
1) No activities have been done on my property91100
Missing1520 
TOTAL91100.0
94) Have you ever paid someone to manage or control unwanted plants on any of your property using any of the techniques in Questions 22 'PLANT2A - PLANT2OT' or 23 'PLANT3A - PLANT3G' (PLANT4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes41934.3
2) No (Go to question #26 'PLANT6')80165.7
Missing425 
TOTAL1220100.0
95) Q25. Which of the following is a reason you paid someone to manage or control unwanted plants on your property? (Check all that apply) I did not own the proper equipment (PLANT5A)
TOTAL%
1) I did not own the proper equipment166100
Missing1428 
TOTAL166100.0
96) Q25. Which of the following is a reason you paid someone to manage or control unwanted plants on your property? (Check all that apply) I was not confident in my abilities to manage or control unwanted plants (PLANT5B)
TOTAL%
1) I was not confident in my abilities to manage or control unwanted plants127100
Missing1455 
TOTAL127100.0
97) Q25. Which of the following is a reason you paid someone to manage or control unwanted plants on your property? (Check all that apply) I did not know which plants to control (PLANT5C)
TOTAL%
1) I did not know which plants to control40100
Missing1564 
TOTAL40100.0
98) Q25. Which of the following is a reason you paid someone to manage or control unwanted plants on your property? (Check all that apply) I did not have time to do the work myself (PLANT5D)
TOTAL%
1) I did not have time to do the work myself252100
Missing1347 
TOTAL252100.0
99) Q25. Which of the following is a reason you paid someone to manage or control unwanted plants on your property? (Check all that apply) Other (PLANT5E)
TOTAL%
1) Other52100
Missing1540 
TOTAL52100.0
100) Q25. Which of the following is a reason you paid someone to manage or control unwanted plants on your property? (Check all that apply) Other, specify: (PLANT5OT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL0
101) Q26. Do you own or have access to equipment for controlling or removing unwanted plants on your property? (PLANT6)
TOTAL%
1) I have all of the equipment I need42035.5
2) I have some of the equipment I need53445.1
3) I have none of the equipment I need1048.8
4) I don't know what the proper equipment is for controlling or removing unwanted plants12510.6
Missing470 
TOTAL1183100.0
102) Q27. How confident are you in your abilities to manage or control unwanted plants on your property. (PLANT7)
TOTAL%
1) Very confident50540.9
2) Somewhat confident43435.2
3) Slightly confident18314.8
4) Not at all confident735.9
5) I have not thought about the kinds of plants on my property393.2
Missing414 
TOTAL1234100.0
103) Q28. Which of the following statements best describes your overall attitude toward plants on your property? (PLANT8)
TOTAL%
1) All of the plants on my property are there for a reason, and should not be controlled957.7
2) A few species need to be controlled, the rest are fine98780.4
3) I have not thought at all about the kinds of plants on my property14511.8
Missing422 
TOTAL1227100.0
104) Q29. Prescribed fire (controlled burning) is a management tool used to improve forage quality, reduce wildfire risk, and control unwanted plants in rangelands and woodlands in Nebraska. In general, how would you describe your attitude toward the use of prescribed fire to control unwanted plants? (PLANT9)
TOTAL%
1) Very positive33227.1
2) Positive43335.3
3) Neutral26421.5
4) Negative443.6
5) Very negative393.2
6) Don't know1159.4
Missing416 
TOTAL1227100.0
105) [Next we are going to ask you questions about a number of political issues. We have heard lots of loud voices in the media on both sides of these issues, but we want to know what Nebraskans, like yourself, think about them.] Q30. How much do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements? a. Nebraska should execute those convicted of murder (CAPPUN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree55134.8
2) Agree44928.3
3) Neither agree nor disagree25516.1
4) Disagree19812.5
5) Strongly disagree1328.3
Missing32 
TOTAL1585100.0
106) [Next we are going to ask you questions about a number of political issues. We have heard lots of loud voices in the media on both sides of these issues, but we want to know what Nebraskans, like yourself, think about them.] Q30. How much do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements? b. The state should pay farmers not to irrigate to preserve water (PAYFARM)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree714.5
2) Agree18211.5
3) Neither agree nor disagree57236.3
4) Disagree55835.4
5) Strongly disagree19312.2
Missing38 
TOTAL1576100.0
107) [Next we are going to ask you questions about a number of political issues. We have heard lots of loud voices in the media on both sides of these issues, but we want to know what Nebraskans, like yourself, think about them.] Q30. How much do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements? c. Congress should provide subsidies to protect the Ogallala Aquifer (AQUIFER)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree20813.2
2) Agree51632.7
3) Neither agree nor disagree54934.8
4) Disagree22114
5) Strongly disagree825.2
Missing43 
TOTAL1576100.0
108) [Next we are going to ask you questions about a number of political issues. We have heard lots of loud voices in the media on both sides of these issues, but we want to know what Nebraskans, like yourself, think about them.] Q30. How much do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements? d. Nebraska government should study the effects of climate change on the state (STDYCLIM)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree26716.9
2) Agree51032.4
3) Neither agree nor disagree37723.9
4) Disagree26516.8
5) Strongly disagree15710
Missing37 
TOTAL1576100.0
109) [Next we are going to ask you questions about a number of political issues. We have heard lots of loud voices in the media on both sides of these issues, but we want to know what Nebraskans, like yourself, think about them.] Q30. How much do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements? e. Nebraska government should allow oil pipelines to cross the state (PIPELIN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree33821.5
2) Agree44428.3
3) Neither agree nor disagree34021.7
4) Disagree21613.8
5) Strongly disagree23114.7
Missing35 
TOTAL1569100.0
110) [Next we are going to ask you questions about a number of political issues. We have heard lots of loud voices in the media on both sides of these issues, but we want to know what Nebraskans, like yourself, think about them.] Q30. How much do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements? f. The state should provide publically funded prenatal care for illegal immigrants (PRENATAL)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree1288.1
2) Agree18311.6
3) Neither agree nor disagree21913.9
4) Disagree38624.4
5) Strongly disagree66442
Missing32 
TOTAL1580100.0
111) [Next we are going to ask you questions about a number of political issues. We have heard lots of loud voices in the media on both sides of these issues, but we want to know what Nebraskans, like yourself, think about them.] Q30. How much do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements? g. Nebraska should support stem cell research that explores potential cures for disease (STEMCELL)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree51432.7
2) Agree55235.1
3) Neither agree nor disagree27617.5
4) Disagree1237.8
5) Strongly disagree1096.9
Missing37 
TOTAL1574100.0
112) [Next we are going to ask you questions about a number of political issues. We have heard lots of loud voices in the media on both sides of these issues, but we want to know what Nebraskans, like yourself, think about them.] Q30. How much do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements? h. Early term abortions should be legal (ABORT)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree29318.7
2) Agree29218.6
3) Neither agree nor disagree29618.9
4) Disagree20112.8
5) Strongly disagree48531
Missing47 
TOTAL1567100.0
113) [Next we are going to ask you questions about a number of political issues. We have heard lots of loud voices in the media on both sides of these issues, but we want to know what Nebraskans, like yourself, think about them.] Q30. How much do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements? i. Nebraska should eliminate state income taxes (INCTAX)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree33321.2
2) Agree38024.2
3) Neither agree nor disagree42126.8
4) Disagree30319.3
5) Strongly disagree1318.4
Missing45 
TOTAL1568100.0
114) [Next we are going to ask you questions about a number of political issues. We have heard lots of loud voices in the media on both sides of these issues, but we want to know what Nebraskans, like yourself, think about them.] Q30. How much do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements? j. Agriculture subsidies are important to preserve farms in Nebraska (AGSUB)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree23915.2
2) Agree54034.4
3) Neither agree nor disagree47530.3
4) Disagree20613.1
5) Strongly disagree1096.9
Missing43 
TOTAL1569100.0
115) [Next we are going to ask you questions about a number of political issues. We have heard lots of loud voices in the media on both sides of these issues, but we want to know what Nebraskans, like yourself, think about them.] Q30. How much do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements? k. Government should do more to prevent the flow of illegal immigrants into the state (IMMGRANT)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree68843.6
2) Agree45929.1
3) Neither agree nor disagree25216
4) Disagree1076.8
5) Strongly disagree724.6
Missing32 
TOTAL1578100.0
116) [Next we are going to ask you questions about a number of political issues. We have heard lots of loud voices in the media on both sides of these issues, but we want to know what Nebraskans, like yourself, think about them.] Q31. How favorable or unfavorable would you rate each of the following groups or individuals? a. Nebraska's Governor (GOV)
TOTAL%
1) Very favorable26216.6
2) Favorable62839.7
3) Neither favorable nor unfavorable47029.7
4) Unfavorable1358.5
5) Very unfavorable875.5
Missing38 
TOTAL1582100.0
117) Q31. How favorable or unfavorable would you rate each of the following groups or individuals? b. The Unicameral (UNICAM)
TOTAL%
1) Very favorable946
2) Favorable58037.2
3) Neither favorable nor unfavorable70845.4
4) Unfavorable1278.1
5) Very unfavorable513.3
Missing66 
TOTAL1560100.0
118) Q31. How favorable or unfavorable would you rate each of the following groups or individuals? c. The Republican Party (GOP)
TOTAL%
1) Very favorable1308.3
2) Favorable46129.3
3) Neither favorable nor unfavorable49231.3
4) Unfavorable29418.7
5) Very unfavorable19412.3
Missing56 
TOTAL1571100.0
119) Q31. How favorable or unfavorable would you rate each of the following groups or individuals? d. The Democratic Party (DEMS)
TOTAL%
1) Very favorable754.8
2) Favorable31920.4
3) Neither favorable nor unfavorable57837
4) Unfavorable35422.6
5) Very unfavorable23815.2
Missing64 
TOTAL1564100.0
120) Q31. How favorable or unfavorable would you rate each of the following groups or individuals? e. The 'Tea Party' (TEAPARTY)
TOTAL%
1) Very favorable1247.9
2) Favorable23515
3) Neither favorable nor unfavorable68043.4
4) Unfavorable22014
5) Very unfavorable30819.7
Missing68 
TOTAL1567100.0
121) Q31. How favorable or unfavorable would you rate each of the following groups or individuals? f. The U.S. President (PRES)
TOTAL%
1) Very favorable1378.7
2) Favorable33221
3) Neither favorable nor unfavorable27817.6
4) Unfavorable26116.5
5) Very unfavorable57036.1
Missing38 
TOTAL1578100.0
122) Q32. How would you describe your feelings toward the following groups? a. Mormons (MORMON)
TOTAL%
1) Very favorable16310.4
2) Favorable44628.4
3) Neither favorable nor unfavorable80451.1
4) Unfavorable1066.7
5) Very unfavorable543.4
Missing52 
TOTAL1573100.0
123) Q32. How would you describe your feelings toward the following groups? b. Muslims (MUSLIM)
TOTAL%
1) Very favorable1117
2) Favorable27417.4
3) Neither favorable nor unfavorable74047
4) Unfavorable27017.1
5) Very unfavorable18111.5
Missing49 
TOTAL1576100.0
124) Q32. How would you describe your feelings toward the following groups? c. Atheists (ATHEIST)
TOTAL%
1) Very favorable1298.2
2) Favorable25316.1
3) Neither favorable nor unfavorable73246.6
4) Unfavorable24715.7
5) Very unfavorable20913.3
Missing57 
TOTAL1570100.0
125) Q32. How would you describe your feelings toward the following groups? d. African Americans (AFRICNAM)
TOTAL%
1) Very favorable24615.6
2) Favorable59437.7
3) Neither favorable nor unfavorable66342.1
4) Unfavorable442.8
5) Very unfavorable291.8
Missing51 
TOTAL1576100.0
126) Q32. How would you describe your feelings toward the following groups? e. Hispanics (HISPAN)
TOTAL%
1) Very favorable21813.8
2) Favorable53634
3) Neither favorable nor unfavorable65841.8
4) Unfavorable1086.9
5) Very unfavorable553.5
Missing51 
TOTAL1575100.0
127) Q32. How would you describe your feelings toward the following groups? f. Gay men and lesbians (GAYS)
TOTAL%
1) Very favorable19212.2
2) Favorable35922.8
3) Neither favorable nor unfavorable63940.5
4) Unfavorable19612.4
5) Very unfavorable19112.1
Missing45 
TOTAL1577100.0
128) Q33. Do you favor or oppose allowing gay and lesbian couples to legally marry? (GAYMARRY)
TOTAL%
1) Favor63340.6
2) Favor Civil Unions only30119.3
3) Oppose62740.2
Missing54 
TOTAL1561100.0
129) Q34. The Defense of Marriage Act or DOMA prohibits the federal government from recognizing marriages between gay or lesbian couples and allows states to not recognize marriages between gay and lesbian couples performed in other states. Do you favor or oppose the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA)? (DOMA)
TOTAL%
1) Favor77450.6
2) Oppose75749.4
Missing92 
TOTAL1531100.0
130) Q35. Do you favor or oppose allowing gay and lesbian couples to adopt children? (GAYADOPT)
TOTAL%
1) Favor86055.9
2) Oppose67944.1
Missing80 
TOTAL1539100.0
131) Q36. Do you favor or oppose laws to protect gay men and lesbians from housing discrimination? (GAYHOMES)
TOTAL%
1) Favor111471.8
2) Oppose43828.2
Missing75 
TOTAL1552100.0
132) Q37. Do you favor or oppose laws to protect gay men and lesbians from job discrimination? (GAYJOBS)
TOTAL%
1) Favor115374.5
2) Oppose39425.5
Missing75 
TOTAL1547100.0
133) [Please indicate if each of the following statements is true or false.] Q38. There are 25 or more books in your home right now. (LIT1)
TOTAL%
1) True146291.3
2) False1408.7
Missing13 
TOTAL1602100.0
134) [Please indicate if each of the following statements is true or false.] Q39. There is a variety of magazines and other reading materials in your home. (LIT2)
TOTAL%
1) True147392
2) False1288
Missing14 
TOTAL1601100.0
135) Q41. Does your spouse or partner typically work full-time, part-time, go to school, keep house, or something else? (Check all that apply) Working full-time (35 hours or more) (SEMP1)
TOTAL%
1) Working full-time (35 hours or more)784100
Missing973 
TOTAL784100.0
136) Q41. Does your spouse or partner typically work full-time, part-time, go to school, keep house, or something else? (Check all that apply) Working part-time (SEMP2)
TOTAL%
1) Working part-time127100
Missing1509 
TOTAL127100.0
137) Q41. Does your spouse or partner typically work full-time, part-time, go to school, keep house, or something else? (Check all that apply) Has a job, but not at work (due to illness, vacation, strike) (SEMP3)
TOTAL%
1) Has a job but not at work (due to illness, vacation strike)8100
Missing1603 
TOTAL8100.0
138) Q41. 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) Unemployed, laid off, looking for work24100
Missing1590 
TOTAL24100.0
139) Q41. 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) Retired192100
Missing1328 
TOTAL192100.0
140) Q41. 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) In school43100
Missing1583 
TOTAL43100.0
141) Q41. 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) Keeping house187100
Missing1467 
TOTAL187100.0
142) Q41. 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) Disabled44100
Missing1565 
TOTAL44100.0
143) Q41. Does your spouse or partner typically work full-time, part-time, go to school, keep house, or something else? (Check all that apply) Other (SEMP9)
TOTAL%
1) Other34100
Missing1583 
TOTAL34100.0
144) Q41. 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
145) Q42. Are you still living in the same residence as you were 2 years ago? (RESI)
TOTAL%
1) Yes132682.7
2) No27717.3
Missing13 
TOTAL1603100.0
146) Q43. Do you live on a farm, in open country but not on a farm, or in a town or city? (RURB)
TOTAL%
1) Farm1267.9
2) Open country, but not a farm1549.7
3) Town or city131382.4
Missing25 
TOTAL1593100.0
147) Q44. Including yourself, how many adults age 19 and older live in your household? (ADULTS)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL16082.110.84
148) Q45. How many children ages: (Please write '0' if none.) a. 5 and younger live in your household? (KIDS0TO5)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL16080.290.64
149) Q45. How many children ages: (Please write '0' if none.) b. 6 to 12 live in your household? (KIDS6_12)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL16080.350.76
150) Q45. How many children ages: (Please write '0' if none.) c. 13 to 18 live in your household? (KIDS13UP)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL16080.270.62
151) Q46. Do you or some member of your household own your home outright, buying it, or renting? Other, specify: (OHOM_OT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL0
152) Q47. Which of the following comes closest to the kind of housing unit you now live in? Other, specify: (HOME_OT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL0
153) Q48. How many years have you lived in this Nebraska county? (Please enter '0' if less than 1 year.) (LIVE10M)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL160826.3221.10
154) Q49. Please indicate the category that describes your total family income in the last 12 months. (INCOME)
TOTAL%
1) Under $5,000241.6
2) $5,000 to $9,999362.3
3) $10,000 to $14,999452.9
4) $15,000 to $19,999483.1
5) $20,000 to $24,999765
6) $25,000 to $29,999795.1
7) $30,000 to $39,9991358.8
8) $40,000 to $49,99915810.3
9) $50,000 to $59,9991529.9
10) $60,000 to $74,99921213.8
11) $75,000 to $99,99923215.1
12) $100,000 or more33722
Missing106 
TOTAL1534100.0
155) Q50. During the past 12 months, how much difficulty have you had paying your bills? (FS5)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal of difficulty1086.8
2) Quite a bit of difficulty1338.3
3) Some difficulty33220.8
4) A little difficulty37723.7
5) No difficulty at all64340.4
Missing25 
TOTAL1593100.0
156) Q51. 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 left22914.5
2) Some money left over63440
3) Just enough to make ends meet45728.9
4) Almost enough to make ends meet1318.3
5) Not enough to make ends meet1338.4
Missing36 
TOTAL1584100.0
157) Q53. 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) Better54334.1
2) Same67142.1
3) Worse37823.7
Missing21 
TOTAL1592100.0
158) [The following statements concern your family's financial situation. For each statement, please indicate how much you agree or disagree.] Q54. My family has enough money to afford the kind of home we need. (FS1)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree33220.9
2) Agree89756.4
3) Disagree22013.8
4) Strongly disagree956
5) Don't know462.9
Missing28 
TOTAL1590100.0
159) [The following statements concern your family's financial situation. For each statement, please indicate how much you agree or disagree.] Q55. We have enough money to afford the kind of clothing we need. (FS2)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree38424.1
2) Agree98661.8
3) Disagree1539.6
4) Strongly disagree493.1
5) Don't know241.5
Missing23 
TOTAL1596100.0
160) [The following statements concern your family's financial situation. For each statement, please indicate how much you agree or disagree.] Q56. We have enough money to afford the kind of food we need. (FS3)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree41225.9
2) Agree97861.4
3) Disagree1408.8
4) Strongly disagree503.1
5) Don't know12.8
Missing27 
TOTAL1592100.0
161) [The following statements concern your family's financial situation. For each statement, please indicate how much you agree or disagree.] Q57. We have enough money to afford the kind of medical care we need. (FS4)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree28918.2
2) Agree71544.9
3) Disagree34921.9
4) Strongly disagree19011.9
5) Don't know483
Missing27 
TOTAL1591100.0
162) Q58. 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: a. You felt sad. (SAD)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL16081.261.87
163) Q58. 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: b. You felt hopeful about the future. (HOPE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL16084.072.68
164) Q58. 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: c. You felt you were as good as other people. (GOOD)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL16085.572.22
165) Q58. 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: d. You felt bothered by things that usually don't bother you. (BOTHER)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL16081.091.70
166) Q58. 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: e. You felt lonely. (LONELY)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL16081.051.99
167) Q58. 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: f. You had trouble keeping your mind on what you were doing. (MIND)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL16081.762.28
168) Q58. 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: g. You felt that everything you did was an effort. (EFFORT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL16081.792.36
169) Q58. 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: h. You felt fearful. (FEARFUL)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL16080.641.55
170) Q58. 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: i. You talked less than usual. (TALK)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL16080.761.55
171) Q58. 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: j. You felt depressed. (FELT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL16081.061.98
172) Q58. 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: k. You did not feel like eating; your appetite was poor. (EAT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL16080.611.52
173) Q58. 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: l. You felt that you could not shake off the blues even with the help of family or friends. (BLUES)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL16080.531.46
174) Q58. 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: m. Your sleep was restless. (SLEEP)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL16082.202.45
175) Q58. 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: n. You could not get 'going.' (GOING)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL16081.311.96
176) Q59. Are you: (SEXR)
TOTAL%
1) Male78549.1
2) Female81350.9
Missing17 
TOTAL1598100.0
177) Q60. Do you think of yourself as: (SEXORIEN)
TOTAL%
1) Heterosexual/Straight152096.4
2) Homosexual/Gay or lesbian231.5
3) Bisexual14.9
4) Something else7.4
5) Not sure13.8
Missing42 
TOTAL1577100.0
178) Q61. As far as you know, are any of your immediate family members relatives, neighbors, co-workers, or close friends, gay, lesbian, or bisexual? (LGBFREND)
TOTAL%
1) Yes74147
2) No83753
Missing39 
TOTAL1578100.0
179) Q62. Were you born in Nebraska, another state, or a foreign country? (BORN1)
TOTAL%
1) Nebraska104866.7
2) Another state46729.7
3) Foreign country573.6
Missing40 
TOTAL1572100.0
180) Q63. Do you consider yourself to be Hispanic or Latino/a? (HISP1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes513.3
2) No151496.7
Missing51 
TOTAL1565100.0
181) Q64. What race or races do you consider yourself to be? (Check all that apply) White (Caucasian) (RACE_1)
TOTAL%
1) White (Caucasian)1488100
Missing114 
TOTAL1488100.0
182) Q64. What race or races do you consider yourself to be? (Check all that apply) Black or African American (RACE_2)
TOTAL%
1) Black or African American18100
Missing1582 
TOTAL18100.0
183) Q64. What race or races do you consider yourself to be? (Check all that apply) Asian (RACE_3)
TOTAL%
1) Asian30100
Missing1589 
TOTAL30100.0
184) Q64. What race or races do you consider yourself to be? (Check all that apply) American Indian or Alaska Native (RACE_4)
TOTAL%
1) American Indian or Alaska Native32100
Missing1583 
TOTAL32100.0
185) Q64. What race or races do you consider yourself to be? (Check all that apply) Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander (RACE_5)
TOTAL%
1) Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander11100
Missing1602 
TOTAL11100.0
186) Q64. What race or races do you consider yourself to be? (Check all that apply) Other (RACE_6)
TOTAL%
1) Other43100
Missing1578 
TOTAL43100.0
187) Q64. What race or races do you consider yourself to be? (Check all that apply) Other, specify: (RACE_OT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL0
188) Q65. With regard to the English language, how well do you understand it when it is spoken to you? (LIT3)
TOTAL%
1) Very well151096.1
2) Well553.5
3) Not well4.3
4) Not at all3.2
Missing41 
TOTAL1572100.0
189) Q66. With regard to the English language, how well do you read it? (LIT4)
TOTAL%
1) Very well148294.2
2) Well805.1
3) Not well9.6
4) Not at all3.2
Missing39 
TOTAL1574100.0
190) Q67. With regard to the English language, how well do you write it? (LIT5)
TOTAL%
1) Very well137187.2
2) Well17811.3
3) Not well171.1
4) Not at all7.4
Missing39 
TOTAL1573100.0
191) Q68. What is the highest degree you have attained? (DEGR)
TOTAL%
1) No diploma281.8
2) High school diploma/GED25616.7
3) Some college, but no degree33321.7
4) Technical/Associate/Junior college (2 year, LPN)22514.7
5) Bachelor's degree (4 year, BA, BS, RN)43928.7
6) Graduate degree (master's, PhD, law, medicine)25116.4
Missing89 
TOTAL1532100.0
192) Q69. Have you or has anyone in your household ever attended the University of Nebraska-Lincoln? (UNLATTND)
TOTAL%
1) Yes61939.5
2) No95060.5
Missing46 
TOTAL1569100.0
193) Q70. Do you typically work full-time, part-time, go to school, keep house, or something else? (Check all that apply) Working full-time (35 hours or more) (EMPL1_13)
TOTAL%
1) Working full-time (35 hours or more)969100
Missing804 
TOTAL969100.0
194) Q70. Do you typically work full-time, part-time, go to school, keep house, or something else? (Check all that apply) Working part-time (EMPL2_13)
TOTAL%
1) Working part-time175100
Missing1421 
TOTAL175100.0
195) Q70. Do you typically work full-time, part-time, go to school, keep house, or something else? (Check all that apply) Has a job, but not at work (due to illness, vacation, strike) (EMPL3_13)
TOTAL%
1) Has a job, but not at work (due to illness, vacation, strike)6100
Missing1600 
TOTAL6100.0
196) Q70. 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 (EMPL4_13)
TOTAL%
1) Unemployed, laid off, looking for work (Go to #73 'POLI')51100
Missing1575 
TOTAL51100.0
197) Q70. Do you typically work full-time, part-time, go to school, keep house, or something else? (Check all that apply) Retired (EMPL5_13)
TOTAL%
1) Retired (Go to #73 'POLI')274100
Missing1140 
TOTAL274100.0
198) Q70. Do you typically work full-time, part-time, go to school, keep house, or something else? (Check all that apply) In school (EMPL6_13)
TOTAL%
1) In school (Go to #73 'POLI')99100
Missing1552 
TOTAL99100.0
199) Q70. Do you typically work full-time, part-time, go to school, keep house, or something else? (Check all that apply) Keeping house (EMPL7_13)
TOTAL%
1) Keeping house (Go to #73 'POLI')161100
Missing1455 
TOTAL161100.0
200) Q70. Do you typically work full-time, part-time, go to school, keep house, or something else? (Check all that apply) Disabled (EMPL8_13)
TOTAL%
1) Disabled (Go to #73 'POLI')62100
Missing1538 
TOTAL62100.0
201) Q70. Do you typically work full-time, part-time, go to school, keep house, or something else? (Check all that apply) Other (EMPL9_13)
TOTAL%
1) Other37100
Missing1571 
TOTAL37100.0
202) Q70. Do you typically work full-time, part-time, go to school, keep house, or something else? (Check all that apply) Other, specify: (Go to #73 'POLI') (EMPLOT13)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL0
203) Q71. How satisfied or dissatisfied are you with your job? (JSAT)
TOTAL%
1) Very satisfied34328.2
2) Satisfied53243.8
3) Neither satisfied nor dissatisfied19716.2
4) Dissatisfied1038.5
5) Very dissatisfied413.4
Missing539 
TOTAL1216100.0
204) Q72. During the average week, how many hours do you usually work? (Please include hours from all jobs but do not include travel to and from work.) (WHRS)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL160842.2815.68
205) Q73. In general, how would you describe your political views? (POLI)
TOTAL%
1) Very liberal593.9
2) Liberal23915.7
3) Middle-of-the-road55836.6
4) Conservative48131.5
5) Very conservative1439.4
6) Other463
Missing90 
TOTAL1526100.0
206) Q73. In general, how would you describe your political views? Other, specify: (POLI_OT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL0
207) Q74. In general what do you consider yourself politically? (PART)
TOTAL%
1) Democrat39525.9
2) Republican63641.7
3) Independent45129.5
4) Other452.9
Missing85 
TOTAL1527100.0
208) Q74. In general what do you consider yourself politically? Other, specify: (PART_OT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL0
209) Q75. Who did you vote for in the 2012 Presidential Election? (VOTE12)
TOTAL%
1) Obama53935.5
2) Romney71046.8
3) Other342.2
4) Did not vote23415.4
Missing106 
TOTAL1517100.0
210) Q75. Who did you vote for in the 2012 Presidential Election? Other, specify: (VOTE12OT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL0
211) Q76. Do you consider yourself to be Protestant, Catholic, Jewish, Muslim or something else? (RLGAFFIL)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant77951
2) Catholic (Go to #78 'BRNAGAIN')42928.1
3) Jewish (Go to #78 'BRNAGAIN')5.3
4) Muslim (Go to #78 'BRNAGAIN')2.1
5) None (no religion) (Go to #78 'BRNAGAIN')22714.9
6) Other865.6
Missing87 
TOTAL1528100.0
212) Q76. Do you consider yourself to be Protestant, Catholic, Jewish, Muslim or something else? Other, specify: (Go to #78 'BRNAGAIN') (RLGAFLOT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL0
213) Q77. Within the Protestant faith, do you consider yourself to be: (PROFAITH)
TOTAL%
1) Evangelical28442.5
2) Fundamentalist Protestant487.2
3) Mainline Protestant19629.3
4) Liberal Protestant9414.1
5) Other477
Missing865 
TOTAL669100.0
214) Q77. Within the Protestant faith, do you consider yourself to be: Other, specify: (PROFTHOT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL0
215) Q78. Would you describe yourself as a born-again Christian? (BRNAGAIN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes39226
2) No111774
Missing116 
TOTAL1509100.0
216) Q79. How often do you attend religious services? (RATT)
TOTAL%
1) Several times a week795.1
2) Once a week44428.6
3) Nearly every week16910.9
4) About once a month1358.7
5) Several times a year24916
6) About once a year1368.7
7) Less than once a year1519.7
8) Never19212.3
Missing66 
TOTAL1555100.0
217) Q80. In general, how much do your religious or spiritual beliefs influence your daily life? (RLGINFLU)
TOTAL%
1) Very much49731.8
2) Quite a bit41426.5
3) Some32120.5
4) A little1439.1
5) None1006.4
6) Doesn't apply, not religious or spiritual895.7
Missing50 
TOTAL1564100.0
218) Q81. In what year were you born? (19__) (AGYR)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL16081964.1816.68
219) Q82. Would you say that your overall health and well-being is excellent, good, fair, or poor? (SCWELL)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent48430.8
2) Good83853.3
3) Fair21813.9
4) Poor322
Missing43 
TOTAL1572100.0
220) Q83. Do you smoke cigarettes? (SMOKE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes17711.3
2) No139388.7
Missing43 
TOTAL1570100.0
221) Q84. In the past year, have you been the victim of any crime? (CRVICT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes946
2) No147894
Missing40 
TOTAL1572100.0
222) Age (AGE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL160848.8216.68
223) Age group (AGE_GRP)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL16082.650.84
224) Age group 2 (AGE_GRP2)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL16081.710.75
225) Final weight of data for representativeness (PWEIGHT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL10.749
226) Q40. What is your current marital or relationship status? (MARR)
TOTAL%
1) Married109769.7
2) Married, living apart6.4
3) Not married but living with a partner (cohabiting)1006.4
4) Never married (Go to Question #42 'RESI')19212.2
5) Divorced (Go to Question #42 'RESI')1006.4
6) Widowed (Go to Question #42 'RESI')744.7
7) Separated (Go to Question #42 'RESI')4.3
Missing42 
TOTAL1573100.0
227) [Recoded single category as in phone NASIS] Spouse/Partner's current employment status (SEMP)
TOTAL%
1) Working a full-time job (35 hours or more)78463.5
2) Working a part-time job(s)1159.3
3) With a job but not at work (temporary illness/vacation/strike)7.6
4) Unemployed, laid off, looking for work171.4
5) Retired17414.1
6) In school8.6
7) Keeping house887.1
8) Other191.5
9) Disabled231.9
Missing511 
TOTAL1235100.0
228) Age category (AGECAT)
TOTAL%
1) 19 to 24 years old936
2) 25 to 34 years old26116.8
3) 35 to 49 years old46830.1
4) 40 to 64 years old44928.9
5) 65 or older28318.2
Missing59 
TOTAL1554100.0
229) Race/Ethnic category (RACECAT)
TOTAL%
1) White141690.2
2) Black181.1
3) Hispanic (any race)513.2
4) Other race/ethnicity (including Asian)855.4
Missing45 
TOTAL1570100.0
230) Current marital or relationship status (MARR10M)
TOTAL%
1) Married109769.7
2) Never married19212.2
3) Divorced1006.4
4) Widowed744.7
5) Separated4.3
6) Married, living apart6.4
7) Not married but living with a partner (cohabiting)1006.4
Missing42 
TOTAL1573100.0
231) [Recoded single category as in phone NASIS] Respondent's current employment status (EMPL)
TOTAL%
1) Working a full-time job (35 hours or more)96961.7
2) Working a part-time job(s)1549.8
4) Unemployed, laid off looking for work493.1
5) Retired24215.4
6) In school191.2
7) Keeping house734.6
8) Disabled442.8
9) Other211.3
Missing45 
TOTAL1571100.0
232) Which of the following comes closest to the housing unit you now live in? (HOME)
TOTAL%
1) Mobile home301.9
2) Detached single family house133083.6
3) Townhouse/Condominium503.1
4) Apartment/Duplex17210.8
5) Other9.6
Missing28 
TOTAL1591100.0
233) Q46. Do you or some member of your household own your home outright, buying it, or renting? (OHOM)
TOTAL%
1) Own outright52132.7
2) Buying (paying a mortgage)74947.1
3) Renting30219
4) Other3.2
5) Provided as part of job/wages161
Missing32 
TOTAL1591100.0
234) Q52. Overall, how satisfied are you with your current financial situation? (FINA)
TOTAL%
1) Very satisfied1559.7
2) Satisfied57936.3
3) Neither satisfied nor dissatisfied38524.2
4) Dissatisfied1459.1
5) Very dissatisfied32920.7
Missing24 
TOTAL1593100.0
235) Age category (for use with online analysis) (I-AGE)
TOTAL%
1) 19 to 24 years old936
2) 25 to 34 years old26116.8
3) 35 to 49 years old46830.1
4) 40 to 64 years old44928.9
5) 65 or older28318.2
Missing59 
TOTAL1554100.0
236) Q68. What is the highest degree you have attained? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-EDUC)
TOTAL%
1) High school diploma/GED or less28418.5
2) Some college, but no degree33321.7
3) Technical/Associate/Junior college (2 year, LPN)22514.7
4) Bachelor's degree (4 year, BA, BS, RN)43928.7
5) Graduate degree (master's, Ph.D., law, medicine)25116.4
Missing89 
TOTAL1532100.0
237) Q59. Are you: (for use with online analysis) (I-SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Male78549.1
2) Female81350.9
Missing17 
TOTAL1598100.0
238) Current marital or relationship status (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Married109769.7
2) Never married19212.2
3) Divorced, separated, or married, living apart1107
4) Widowed744.7
5) Not married but living with a partner (cohabiting)1006.4
Missing42 
TOTAL1573100.0