Project Canada 1975-80 Panel Study

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) ID (ID)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL10562345.1891448
2) Size of respondent's home city/town (CATEGORY)
TOTAL%
1) 100,000 and above74370.4
2) 99,999-10,00019818.8
3) Less than 10,00011510.9
TOTAL1056100.0
3) Province (PROVINCE)
TOTAL%
0) Newfoundland837.9
1) British Columbia12111.5
2) Alberta14513.7
3) Saskatchewan1019.6
4) Manitoba10810.2
5) Ontario11110.5
6) Quebec868.1
7) Nova Scotia10810.2
8) Prince Edward Island878.2
9) New Brunswick10610.0
TOTAL1056100.0
4) Area of respondent (AREA)
TOTAL%
1) Vancouver918.6
2) Prince George151.4
3) Chase151.4
4) Edmonton11410.8
5) Lethbridge181.7
6) Delia131.2
7) Regina868.1
8) Swift Current70.7
9) Star City80.8
10) Winnipeg777.3
11) Thompson191.8
12) MacGregor121.1
13) Toronto878.2
14) Cornwall181.7
15) Thamesville60.6
16) Montreal575.4
17) Drummond111.0
18) Champlain181.7
19) Halifax878.2
20) Sydney100.9
21) Mulgrave111.0
22) Charlotte747.0
23) Summerside100.9
24) Cardigan30.3
25) St. John807.6
26) Fredton141.3
27) McAdam121.1
28) St. John's646.1
29) Corner Brook121.1
30) Cupids70.7
TOTAL1056100.0
5) How serious do you think the following is in Canada? - Pollution (POLLUT)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious37435.9
2) Fairly serious52850.7
3) Not very serious13913.4
Missing15 
TOTAL1041100.0
6) How serious do you think the following is in Canada? - Energy (ENERGY)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious32931.9
2) Fairly serious52250.6
3) Not very serious18017.4
9) Varies10.1
Missing24 
TOTAL1032100.0
7) How serious do you think the following is in Canada? - The economy (ECONOMY)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious56657.2
2) Fairly serious34534.9
3) Not very serious787.9
Missing67 
TOTAL989100.0
8) How serious do you think the following is in Canada? - French-English relations (FRENENG)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious16916.5
2) Fairly serious36936.0
3) Not very serious48247.1
9) Varies40.4
Missing32 
TOTAL1024100.0
9) How serious do you think the following is in Canada? - Crime (CRIME)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious52450.5
2) Fairly serious43642.0
3) Not very serious757.2
9) Varies30.3
Missing18 
TOTAL1038100.0
10) How serious do you think the following is in Canada? - Poverty (POVERTY)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious20420.4
2) Fairly serious47747.7
3) Not very serious32032.0
Missing55 
TOTAL1001100.0
11) How serious do you think the following is in Canada? - Native Indian-White relations (INDWH)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious17116.6
2) Fairly serious44443.0
3) Not very serious41740.4
Missing24 
TOTAL1032100.0
12) How serious do you think the following is in Canada? - Problems of the big cities (CITIES)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious30830.0
2) Fairly serious52451.0
3) Not very serious19519.0
8) Undecided10.1
Missing28 
TOTAL1028100.0
13) How serious do you think the following is in Canada? - Drugs (DRUGS)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious46144.2
2) Fairly serious42841.0
3) Not very serious15514.8
Missing12 
TOTAL1044100.0
14) How serious do you think the following is in Canada? - Unemployment (UNEMPLOY)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious41539.8
2) Fairly serious44742.8
3) Not very serious18217.4
Missing12 
TOTAL1044100.0
15) How serious do you think the following is in Canada? - American influence (AMINFLU)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious22021.4
2) Fairly serious34733.7
3) Not very serious46244.9
9) Varies10.1
Missing26 
TOTAL1030100.0
16) How serious do you think the following is in Canada? - Alcoholism (ALCOHOL)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious37936.3
2) Fairly serious48146.0
3) Not very serious18517.7
Missing11 
TOTAL1045100.0
17) How serious do you think the following is in Canada? - Violence (VIOLENCE)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious48346.4
2) Fairly serious44642.9
3) Not very serious11110.7
Missing16 
TOTAL1040100.0
18) How serious do you think the following is in Canada? - Juvenile delinquency (JUVDEL)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious40038.4
2) Fairly serious47345.4
3) Not very serious16816.1
Missing15 
TOTAL1041100.0
19) How serious do you think the following is in Canada? - Mental disorders (MENTDIS)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious15415.0
2) Fairly serious53251.7
3) Not very serious34133.1
8) Undecided20.2
Missing27 
TOTAL1029100.0
20) How serious do you think the following is in Canada? - Suicide (SUICIDE)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious11311.1
2) Fairly serious35434.7
3) Not very serious54853.8
8) Undecided40.4
Missing37 
TOTAL1019100.0
21) How serious do you think the following is in Canada? - Other (PROBS1)
TOTAL%
1) Education1711.1
2) Elderly74.6
3) Environment85.2
4) Housing42.6
5) Immigration74.6
6) Laws - enforcement74.6
7) Morality2617.0
8) Politics2717.6
9) Regionalism42.6
10) Unions85.2
11) Welfare abuse74.6
12) Welfare inadequate32.0
13) Women10.7
20) Miscellaneous2717.6
Missing903 
TOTAL153100.0
22) Which of the following comes closer to your opinion - Canada should have two official languages (French and English), Canada should have one official language (French or English), or Canada should have no official language? (BILING)
TOTAL%
1) Canada should have two official languages - French and English42740.9
2) Canada should have one official language - French.101.0
3) Canada should have one official language - English.51148.9
4) Canada should have no official language.696.6
5) Other111.1
8) Undecided30.3
9) Varies131.2
Missing12 
TOTAL1044100.0
23) What is your general opinion about Canadians - are they too nationalistic, just about right, or not nationalistic enough? (NATISM)
TOTAL%
1) The are too nationalistic.666.4
2) They have about the right amount of nationalism.40038.9
3) They are not nationalistic enough.55654.1
8) Undecided10.1
9) Varies50.5
Missing28 
TOTAL1028100.0
24) How many people from the following group would you say you are closely acquainted with at the present time? - Protestants (ACQPROT)
TOTAL%
1) None484.8
2) 1222.2
3) 2-3353.5
4) 4-1010310.2
5) Over 1080179.4
Missing47 
TOTAL1009100.0
25) How many people from the following group would you say you are closely acquainted with at the present time? - Catholics (ACQCATH)
TOTAL%
1) None343.4
2) 1333.3
3) 2-3888.7
4) 4-1014914.8
5) Over 1070269.8
Missing50 
TOTAL1006100.0
26) How many people from the following group would you say you are closely acquainted with at the present time? - Jews (ACQJEW)
TOTAL%
1) None36040.3
2) 113314.9
3) 2-314115.8
4) 4-1013214.8
5) Over 1012714.2
Missing163 
TOTAL893100.0
27) How many people from the following group would you say you are closely acquainted with at the present time? - French Canadians (ACQFREN)
TOTAL%
1) None27628.4
2) 110911.2
3) 2-316717.2
4) 4-1014014.4
5) Over 1028128.9
Missing83 
TOTAL973100.0
28) How many people from the following group would you say you are closely acquainted with at the present time? - English Canadians (ACQENG)
TOTAL%
1) None252.5
2) 1161.6
3) 2-3313.1
4) 4-10727.3
5) Over 1084885.5
Missing64 
TOTAL992100.0
29) How many people from the following group would you say you are closely acquainted with at the present time? - Orientals (ACQORIEN)
TOTAL%
1) None42646.6
2) 114415.7
3) 2-316117.6
4) 4-109710.6
5) Over 10879.5
Missing141 
TOTAL915100.0
30) How many people from the following group would you say you are closely acquainted with at the present time? - Canadian Indians (ACQIND)
TOTAL%
1) None60865.7
2) 110110.9
3) 2-39610.4
4) 4-10495.3
5) Over 10717.7
Missing131 
TOTAL925100.0
31) How many people from the following group would you say you are closely acquainted with at the present time? - Blacks (ACQBLACK)
TOTAL%
1) None52756.7
2) 116517.7
3) 2-310411.2
4) 4-10727.7
5) Over 10626.7
Missing126 
TOTAL930100.0
32) How many people from the following group would you say you are closely acquainted with at the present time? - Immigrants (ACQIMMIG)
TOTAL%
1) None29030.4
2) 1818.5
3) 2-315716.4
4) 4-1014715.4
5) Over 1028029.3
Missing101 
TOTAL955100.0
33) How much power do you think the following group has? - Rich people (POWRICH)
TOTAL%
1) Too much78378.2
2) Too little101.0
3) Right amount20520.5
8) Undecided10.1
9) Varies20.2
Missing55 
TOTAL1001100.0
34) How much power do you think the following group has? - Catholics (POWCATH)
TOTAL%
1) Too much22923.9
2) Too little565.8
3) Right amount66769.5
8) Undecided70.7
9) Varies10.1
Missing96 
TOTAL960100.0
35) How much power do you think the following group has? - Labor unions (POWLABOR)
TOTAL%
1) Too much82880.9
2) Too little626.1
3) Right amount12912.6
8) Undecided20.2
9) Varies30.3
Missing32 
TOTAL1024100.0
36) How much power do you think the following group has? - Immigrants (POWIMMIG)
TOTAL%
1) Too much13013.5
2) Too little21121.9
3) Right amount61563.9
8) Undecided60.6
Missing94 
TOTAL962100.0
37) How much power do you think the following group has? - Intellectuals (POWINTEL)
TOTAL%
1) Too much18018.8
2) Too little27628.8
3) Right amount49351.5
8) Undecided60.6
9) Varies20.2
Missing99 
TOTAL957100.0
38) How much power do you think the following group has? - Jews (POWJEW)
TOTAL%
1) Too much20021.4
2) Too little758.0
3) Right amount65169.7
8) Undecided70.7
9) Varies10.1
Missing122 
TOTAL934100.0
39) How much power do you think the following group has? - Canadian Indians (POWIND)
TOTAL%
1) Too much9910.2
2) Too little57358.8
3) Right amount30130.9
8) Undecided20.2
Missing81 
TOTAL975100.0
40) How much power do you think the following group has? - Communists (POWCOM)
TOTAL%
1) Too much42245.2
2) Too little495.3
3) Right amount44948.1
8) Undecided121.3
9) Varies10.1
Missing123 
TOTAL933100.0
41) How much power do you think the following group has? - Protestants (POWPROT)
TOTAL%
1) Too much606.3
2) Too little889.2
3) Right amount80283.7
8) Undecided60.6
9) Varies20.2
Missing98 
TOTAL958100.0
42) How much power do you think the following group has? - Women (POWWOMEN)
TOTAL%
1) Too much515.1
2) Too little47948.2
3) Right amount45946.2
8) Undecided10.1
9) Varies40.4
Missing62 
TOTAL994100.0
43) How much power do you think the following group has? - French Canadians (POWFREN)
TOTAL%
1) Too much42042.9
2) Too little12512.8
3) Right amount43144.0
8) Undecided10.1
9) Varies20.2
Missing77 
TOTAL979100.0
44) How much power do you think the following group has? - English Canadians (POWENG)
TOTAL%
1) Too much12513.0
2) Too little19920.7
3) Right amount63365.8
8) Undecided30.3
9) Varies20.2
Missing94 
TOTAL962100.0
45) How much power do you think the following group has? - Big corporations (POWCORP)
TOTAL%
1) Too much83082.5
2) Too little171.7
3) Right amount15715.6
8) Undecided20.2
Missing50 
TOTAL1006100.0
46) How much power do you think the following group has? - Men (POWMEN)
TOTAL%
1) Too much25826.4
2) Too little666.7
3) Right amount65266.6
8) Undecided20.2
9) Varies10.1
Missing77 
TOTAL979100.0
47) How much power do you think the following group has? - Americans (POWAMERK)
TOTAL%
1) Too much66266.7
2) Too little90.9
3) Right amount32032.2
8) Undecided20.2
Missing63 
TOTAL993100.0
48) Is there any area within a mile of your home where you would be afraid to walk alone at night? (FEAR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes38636.9
2) No66163.1
Missing9 
TOTAL1047100.0
49) Have you ever been threatened with a gun or shot at in Canada? (GUN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes474.5
2) No99995.5
Missing10 
TOTAL1046100.0
50) During 1974, did anyone break into or somehow illegally get into your home or apartment? (BURGLAR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes787.5
2) No96892.5
Missing10 
TOTAL1046100.0
51) During 1974, did anyone take something from you by using force? (ROBBERY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes141.3
2) No103098.7
Missing12 
TOTAL1044100.0
52) Do you think the courts deal too harshly or not harshly enough with criminals? (COURTS)
TOTAL%
1) Too harshly161.5
2) Not harshly enough84681.4
3) About right14614.1
8) Undecided30.3
9) Varies282.7
Missing17 
TOTAL1039100.0
53) Which of the following comes closest to your view of people? (PEOPLE)
TOTAL%
1) People are basically good and usually try to be fair.38636.9
2) People are basically good but have to look out for themselves.27226.0
3) People are basically bad and will take advantage of you if they can.171.6
4) People are basically bad but are forced by laws and custom to act fairly.90.9
5) People are not basically anything; they simply are all different.34332.8
8) Undecided40.4
9) Varies151.4
Missing10 
TOTAL1046100.0
54) What would be your immediate reaction to just meeting the following person? - An alcoholic (ALHOLIC)
TOTAL%
1) At ease43742.2
2) A bit uneasy51950.1
3) Very uneasy797.6
9) Varies10.1
Missing20 
TOTAL1036100.0
55) What would be your immediate reaction to just meeting the following person? - A former mental patient (FMPAT)
TOTAL%
1) At ease33632.3
2) A bit uneasy57955.7
3) Very uneasy12211.7
9) Varies20.2
Missing17 
TOTAL1039100.0
56) What would be your immediate reaction to just meeting the following person? - An ex-convict (EXCON)
TOTAL%
1) At ease31930.8
2) A bit uneasy54252.4
3) Very uneasy17016.4
8) Undecided20.2
9) Varies20.2
Missing21 
TOTAL1035100.0
57) What would be your immediate reaction to just meeting the following person? - A drug addict (DRUGADD)
TOTAL%
1) At ease18918.2
2) A bit uneasy48246.5
3) Very uneasy36435.1
8) Undecided20.2
Missing19 
TOTAL1037100.0
58) What would be your immediate reaction to just meeting the following person? - A homosexual (HOMOSEXL)
TOTAL%
1) At ease24123.4
2) A bit uneasy37936.8
3) Very uneasy40339.2
8) Undecided20.2
9) Varies40.4
Missing27 
TOTAL1029100.0
59) What would be your immediate reaction to just meeting the following person? - A communist (COMMUNT)
TOTAL%
1) At ease47746.6
2) A bit uneasy31430.7
3) Very uneasy23222.7
8) Undecided10.1
Missing32 
TOTAL1024100.0
60) What would be your immediate reaction to just meeting the following person? - An atheist (ATHEIST)
TOTAL%
1) At ease80278.9
2) A bit uneasy17317.0
3) Very uneasy424.1
Missing39 
TOTAL1017100.0
61) What would be your immediate reaction to just meeting the following person? - A minister (MINISTER)
TOTAL%
1) At ease93490.0
2) A bit uneasy959.2
3) Very uneasy90.9
Missing18 
TOTAL1038100.0
62) What would be your immediate reaction to just meeting the following person? - A Catholic priest (PRIEST)
TOTAL%
1) At ease91688.2
2) A bit uneasy10810.4
3) Very uneasy151.4
Missing17 
TOTAL1039100.0
63) What would be your immediate reaction to just meeting the following person? - A Jewish Rabbi (RABBI)
TOTAL%
1) At ease86684.3
2) A bit uneasy14514.1
3) Very uneasy151.5
9) Varies10.1
Missing29 
TOTAL1027100.0
64) What would be your immediate reaction to just meeting the following person? - A Canadian Indian (INDIAN)
TOTAL%
1) At ease89586.4
2) A bit uneasy12712.3
3) Very uneasy131.3
9) Varies10.1
Missing20 
TOTAL1036100.0
65) What would be your immediate reaction to just meeting the following person? - An Oriental (ORIENTAL)
TOTAL%
1) At ease92489.4
2) A bit uneasy989.5
3) Very uneasy111.1
8) Undecided10.1
Missing22 
TOTAL1034100.0
66) What would be your immediate reaction to just meeting the following person? - A Black (BLACK)
TOTAL%
1) At ease89086.1
2) A bit uneasy12812.4
3) Very uneasy151.5
8) Undecided10.1
Missing22 
TOTAL1034100.0
67) What would be your immediate reaction to just meeting the following person? - A French Canadian (FRENCH)
TOTAL%
1) At ease95391.6
2) A bit uneasy737.0
3) Very uneasy131.3
8) Undecided10.1
Missing16 
TOTAL1040100.0
68) What would be your immediate reaction to just meeting the following person? - A Jew (JEW)
TOTAL%
1) At ease97894.1
2) A bit uneasy545.2
3) Very uneasy70.7
Missing17 
TOTAL1039100.0
69) What would be your immediate reaction to just meeting the following person? - An American (AMERICAN)
TOTAL%
1) At ease100396.6
2) A bit uneasy313.0
3) Very uneasy40.4
Missing18 
TOTAL1038100.0
70) What would be your immediate reaction to just meeting the following person? - An English Canadian (ENGLISH)
TOTAL%
1) At ease101898.2
2) A bit uneasy181.7
3) Very uneasy10.1
Missing19 
TOTAL1037100.0
71) What would be your immediate reaction to just meeting the following person? - A police officer (POLICE)
TOTAL%
1) At ease90887.3
2) A bit uneasy12311.8
3) Very uneasy90.9
Missing16 
TOTAL1040100.0
72) Do you approve of marriage between - Whites and Canadian Indians? (WCI)
TOTAL%
1) Yes72670.8
2) No29528.8
8) Undecided10.1
9) Varies40.4
Missing30 
TOTAL1026100.0
73) Do you approve of marriage between - Whites and Blacks? (WB)
TOTAL%
1) Yes55554.1
2) No46545.3
8) Undecided30.3
9) Varies30.3
Missing30 
TOTAL1026100.0
74) Do you approve of marriage between - Whites and Orientals? (WO)
TOTAL%
1) Yes66865.4
2) No34734.0
8) Undecided30.3
9) Varies40.4
Missing34 
TOTAL1022100.0
75) Do you approve of marriage between - Whites and East Indians? (WEI)
TOTAL%
1) Yes59258.4
2) No41641.0
8) Undecided30.3
9) Varies30.3
Missing42 
TOTAL1014100.0
76) Do you approve of marriage between - Canadian Indians and Blacks? (CIB)
TOTAL%
1) Yes58558.4
2) No40640.6
8) Undecided70.7
9) Varies30.3
Missing55 
TOTAL1001100.0
77) Do you approve of marriage between - Protestants and Catholics? (PC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes88986.2
2) No13112.7
8) Undecided60.6
9) Varies50.5
Missing25 
TOTAL1031100.0
78) Do you approve of marriage between - Protestants and Jews? (PJ)
TOTAL%
1) Yes83681.6
2) No17417.0
8) Undecided90.9
9) Varies50.5
Missing32 
TOTAL1024100.0
79) Do you approve of marriage between - Jews and Catholics? (JC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes81679.9
2) No19118.7
8) Undecided90.9
9) Varies50.5
Missing35 
TOTAL1021100.0
80) What is your opinion of - A man and woman having sexual relations before marriage? (PREMARSX)
TOTAL%
1) Always wrong21120.1
2) Almost always wrong13212.6
3) Sometimes wrong31129.7
4) Not wrong at all39337.5
9) Varies10.1
Missing8 
TOTAL1048100.0
81) What is your opinion of - A married person having sexual relations with someone other than the marriage partner? (XMARSEX)
TOTAL%
1) Always wrong55252.7
2) Almost always wrong27526.2
3) Sometimes wrong17516.7
4) Not wrong at all454.3
9) Varies10.1
Missing8 
TOTAL1048100.0
82) What is your opinion of - Two adults of the same sex having sexual relations? (HOMOSEX)
TOTAL%
1) Always wrong66364.4
2) Almost always wrong949.1
3) Sometimes wrong11210.9
4) Not wrong at all15615.1
8) Undecided50.5
Missing26 
TOTAL1030100.0
83) Which of these statements comes closest to your feelings about the distribution of pornography? (PORNLAW)
TOTAL%
1) There should be no laws forbidding its distribution.16416.0
2) There should be laws forbidding its distribution to persons under 18 years old.52150.8
3) There should be laws forbidding its distribution to all ages.33832.9
9) Varied30.3
Missing30 
TOTAL1026100.0
84) Do you think it should be possible for a pregnant woman to obtain a legal abortion in the following situation? - There is a strong chance of serious defect in the baby. (QABDEFEC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes89185.8
2) No14413.9
8) Undecided20.2
9) Varies10.1
Missing18 
TOTAL1038100.0
85) Do you think it should be possible for a pregnant woman to obtain a legal abortion in the following situation? - She is married and does not want to have any more children. (ABNOMORE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes47546.4
2) No54252.9
8) Undecided30.3
9) Varies40.4
Missing32 
TOTAL1024100.0
86) Do you think it should be possible for a pregnant woman to obtain a legal abortion in the following situation? - Her own health is seriously endangered by the pregnancy. (ABHLTH)
TOTAL%
1) Yes97893.9
2) No626.0
9) Varies20.2
Missing14 
TOTAL1042100.0
87) Do you think it should be possible for a pregnant woman to obtain a legal abortion in the following situation? - The family has a very low income and can't afford more children. (ABPOOR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes52354.5
2) No43044.8
8) Undecided50.5
9) Varies20.2
Missing96 
TOTAL960100.0
88) Do you think it should be possible for a pregnant woman to obtain a legal abortion in the following situation? - She became pregnant as a result of rape. (ABRAPE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes87684.7
2) No15114.6
8) Undecided40.4
9) Varies30.3
Missing22 
TOTAL1034100.0
89) Do you think it should be possible for a pregnant woman to obtain a legal abortion in the following situation? - She isn't married but does not want to marry the man. (ABSINGLE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes48847.7
2) No52751.6
8) Undecided50.5
9) Varies20.2
Missing34 
TOTAL1022100.0
90) Do you think birth control information should be available to teenagers who want it? (TEENINFO)
TOTAL%
1) Yes96992.4
2) No787.4
8) Undecided20.2
Missing7 
TOTAL1049100.0
91) How much do you agree with the following statement? - Any competent person has an equal chance of holding a Canadian political office, regardless of class, race, ethnicity, or sex. (EQUALPOL)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree32431.1
2) Agree28427.3
3) Disagree29328.1
4) Strongly disagree14113.5
Missing14 
TOTAL1042100.0
92) How much do you agree with the following statement? - Because not all Canadians have the same religious beliefs, it would be better not to have prayers said in public schools. (PRAYERS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree16215.6
2) Agree29128.0
3) Disagree37736.3
4) Strongly disagree20920.1
Missing17 
TOTAL1039100.0
93) How much do you agree with the following statement? - Law enforcement is applied evenly to all those who break the law. (LAWENF)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree18918.2
2) Agree10410.0
3) Disagree38837.4
4) Strongly disagree35634.3
Missing19 
TOTAL1037100.0
94) How much do you agree with the following statement? - Nowadays a person has to live pretty much for today and let tomorrow take care of itself. (ANOMIA1)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree737.1
2) Agree25725.0
3) Disagree50148.6
4) Strongly disagree19819.2
9) Varies10.1
Missing26 
TOTAL1030100.0
95) How much do you agree with the following statement? - The use of marijuana should be legalized. (MARIJ)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree626.0
2) Agree19819.3
3) Disagree31230.4
4) Strongly disagree44943.7
8) Undecided70.7
Missing28 
TOTAL1028100.0
96) How much do you agree with the following statement? - War is justified when other ways of settling international disputes fail. (WAR)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree302.9
2) Agree19418.8
3) Disagree39037.9
4) Strongly disagree41240.0
8) Undecided30.3
9) Varies10.1
Missing26 
TOTAL1030100.0
97) How much do you agree with the following statement? - Ministers should stick to religion and not concern themselves with social, economic, and political issues. (CLERGY)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree14814.2
2) Agree17616.9
3) Disagree46945.1
4) Strongly disagree24723.8
Missing16 
TOTAL1040100.0
98) How much do you agree with the following statement? - It's too bad, but in general Canadian Indians have inferior intelligence compared to whites. (INDINTEL)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree444.3
2) Agree19719.1
3) Disagree45844.3
4) Strongly disagree33132.0
8) Undecided20.2
9) Varies10.1
Missing23 
TOTAL1033100.0
99) How much do you agree with the following statement? - In spite of what some people say, the lot of the average person is getting worse, not better. (ANOMIA2)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree949.1
2) Agree33032.1
3) Disagree51249.8
4) Strongly disagree928.9
9) Varies10.1
Missing27 
TOTAL1029100.0
100) How much do you agree with the following statement? - The death penalty should be exercised in some instances. (CAPPUN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree52750.8
2) Agree33332.1
3) Disagree979.3
4) Strongly disagree747.1
8) Undecided30.3
9) Varies40.4
Missing18 
TOTAL1038100.0
101) How much do you agree with the following statement? - Trudeau is doing a pretty good job as prime minister. (TRUDEAU)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree858.3
2) Agree45344.3
3) Disagree31030.3
4) Strongly disagree16616.2
8) Undecided60.6
9) Varies30.3
Missing33 
TOTAL1023100.0
102) How much do you agree with the following statement? - Social change takes place primarily through changes in the lives of people who lead us. (CHPERS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree747.3
2) Agree45745.2
3) Disagree41941.4
4) Strongly disagree565.5
8) Undecided40.4
9) Varies10.1
Missing45 
TOTAL1011100.0
103) How much do you agree with the following statement? - It's hardly fair to bring children into the world with the way things look for the future. (ANOMIA3)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree656.3
2) Agree20019.3
3) Disagree57855.8
4) Strongly disagree18718.1
8) Undecided40.4
9) Varies20.2
Missing20 
TOTAL1036100.0
104) How much do you agree with the following statement? - Anyone who works hard will rise to the top. (CHANCE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree777.4
2) Agree26625.6
3) Disagree55653.6
4) Strongly disagree13212.7
8) Undecided40.4
9) Varies30.3
Missing18 
TOTAL1038100.0
105) How much do you agree with the following statement? - Immigrants to Canada have an obligation to learn Canadian ways. (IMMIGS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree31630.3
2) Agree58255.8
3) Disagree11711.2
4) Strongly disagree242.3
8) Undecided20.2
9) Varies20.2
Missing13 
TOTAL1043100.0
106) How much do you agree with the following statement? - The political and economic system we have in this country is about the best there is. (BESTSYST)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree1019.8
2) Agree55954.4
3) Disagree31530.6
4) Strongly disagree414.0
8) Undecided80.8
9) Varies40.4
Missing28 
TOTAL1028100.0
107) How much do you agree with the following statement? - These days a person doesn't really know whom he can count on. (ANOMIA4)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree918.8
2) Agree44743.2
3) Disagree45243.7
4) Strongly disagree393.8
8) Undecided30.3
9) Varies20.2
Missing22 
TOTAL1034100.0
108) How much do you agree with the following statement? - Jews are more likely than non-Jews to cheat in business. (ANTISEM)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree434.2
2) Agree13112.8
3) Disagree61159.6
4) Strongly disagree23222.6
8) Undecided60.6
9) Varies20.2
Missing31 
TOTAL1025100.0
109) How much do you agree with the following statement? - People like me don't have any say about what the government does. (SAYGOVT)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree13613.1
2) Agree32531.2
3) Disagree47145.2
4) Strongly disagree10710.3
8) Undecided10.1
9) Varies20.2
Missing14 
TOTAL1042100.0
110) How much do you agree with the following statement? - Welfare unfortunately involves penalizing the industrious in order to subsidize the lazy. (WELFARE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree28827.8
2) Agree43942.3
3) Disagree23522.7
4) Strongly disagree636.1
8) Undecided50.5
9) Varies70.7
Missing19 
TOTAL1037100.0
111) How much do you agree with the following statement? - Social change takes place primarily through social action aimed at government legislation. (CHSTRUCT)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree899.0
2) Agree65165.8
3) Disagree21822.0
4) Strongly disagree171.7
8) Undecided90.9
9) Varies50.5
Missing67 
TOTAL989100.0
112) Thinking about all the different kinds of governments in the world today, which of these statements comes closest to how you feel about Communism? Is it a good form of government; is it all right for some countries; is it a bad form of government, but no worse than others; or is it the worst form of government? (COMMUN)
TOTAL%
1) It's a good form of government.525.0
2) It's all right for some countries.34833.7
3) It's bad, but no worse than some others.31130.1
4) It's the worst kind of all.31530.5
8) Undecided20.2
9) Varies60.6
Missing22 
TOTAL1034100.0
113) With respect to your political views, how would you rate yourself? (POLVIEWS)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely liberal434.3
2) Liberal22121.9
3) Moderate, middle of the road53252.6
4) Conservative18818.6
5) Extremely conservative171.7
8) Undecided10.1
9) Varies90.9
Missing45 
TOTAL1011100.0
114) Did you happen to vote in the last federal election? (VOTE74)
TOTAL%
1) Yes92488.5
2) No12011.5
Missing12 
TOTAL1044100.0
115) If a person can't afford it, do you think they have a right to - A college education? (RTCOL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes91188.4
2) No908.7
3) Qualified yes292.8
8) Undecided10.1
Missing25 
TOTAL1031100.0
116) If a person can't afford it, do you think they have a right to - Adequate housing? (RTHOUSE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes94792.3
2) No565.5
3) Qualified yes212.0
8) Undecided20.2
Missing30 
TOTAL1026100.0
117) If a person can't afford it, do you think they have a right to - Medical care? (RTMEDIC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes100697.2
2) No90.9
3) Qualified yes181.7
8) Undecided10.1
9) Varies10.1
Missing21 
TOTAL1035100.0
118) If a person can't afford it, do you think they have a right to - A minimum income adequate to live on? (RTINCOME)
TOTAL%
1) Yes89887.4
2) No767.4
3) Qualified yes515.0
8) Undecided10.1
9) Varies10.1
Missing29 
TOTAL1027100.0
119) Do you agree or disagree? - Married women should not be employed if their husbands are capable of supporting them. (FEWORK)
TOTAL%
1) Agree34733.3
2) Disagree69366.4
8) Undecided10.1
9) Varies20.2
Missing13 
TOTAL1043100.0
120) Do you agree or disagree? - Women should take care of running their homes and leave running the country up to the men. (FEHOME)
TOTAL%
1) Agree19118.3
2) Disagree85181.5
8) Undecided10.1
9) Varies10.1
Missing12 
TOTAL1044100.0
121) Do you agree or disagree? - Women who do the same work as men should receive the same pay. (FEPAY)
TOTAL%
1) Agree92588.3
2) Disagree12011.5
8) Undecided30.3
Missing8 
TOTAL1048100.0
122) Do you agree or disagree? - A woman should give spiritual leadership to the home. (FERELIG)
TOTAL%
1) Agree64064.3
2) Disagree28728.8
3) Both partners should.535.3
8) Undecided50.5
9) Varies111.1
Missing60 
TOTAL996100.0
123) Thinking now of life outside of formal work, about how often would you estimate that you spend an evening with your relatives? (EVERELS)
TOTAL%
1) Daily767.3
2) Weekly37536.0
3) Monthly19718.9
4) Several times a year28927.7
5) Once a year or less615.9
6) Never252.4
8) Undecided10.1
9) Varies181.7
Missing14 
TOTAL1042100.0
124) How often would you estimate that you spend an evening with your friends? (EVEFRNDS)
TOTAL%
1) Daily484.6
2) Weekly48346.2
3) Monthly23522.5
4) Several times a year23722.7
5) Once a year or less201.9
6) Never80.8
8) Undecided10.1
9) Varies131.2
Missing11 
TOTAL1045100.0
125) How did you meet most of the people who are now your friends? (HOWMEET)
TOTAL%
0) More than three below10910.5
1) At work20519.7
2) At school484.6
3) At church454.3
4) Neighborhood12311.8
5) At parties353.4
6) Through family484.6
7) Other555.3
8) Two above23022.1
9) Three above14213.7
Missing16 
TOTAL1040100.0
126) Are you a formal member of - A labor union? (MEMUNION)
TOTAL%
1) Yes28831.2
2) No63668.8
Missing132 
TOTAL924100.0
127) Are you a formal member of - A political group? (MEMPOLIT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes10311.7
2) No77788.3
Missing176 
TOTAL880100.0
128) Are you a formal member of - A service club? (MEMSERV)
TOTAL%
1) Yes25828.6
2) No64371.4
Missing155 
TOTAL901100.0
129) Are you a formal member of - A sports group? (MEMSPORT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes31535.1
2) No58364.9
Missing158 
TOTAL898100.0
130) Are you a formal member of - A hobby-related group? (MEMHOBBY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes19722.7
2) No67177.3
Missing188 
TOTAL868100.0
131) Are you a formal member of - A nationality group? (MEMNAT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes799.3
2) No77390.7
Missing204 
TOTAL852100.0
132) Are you a formal member of - A church or synagogue? (MEMCHURH)
TOTAL%
1) Yes59962.3
2) No36237.7
Missing95 
TOTAL961100.0
133) Are you a formal member of - A fraternity or sorority? (MEMGREEK)
TOTAL%
1) Yes15017.4
2) No71282.6
Missing194 
TOTAL862100.0
134) Are you a formal member of - A farm organization? (MEMFARM)
TOTAL%
1) Yes506.0
2) No78294.0
Missing224 
TOTAL832100.0
135) Are you a formal member of - Any other group? (MEMOTHER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes18330.1
2) No42569.9
Missing448 
TOTAL608100.0
136) How often do you attend religious services? (ATTEND)
TOTAL%
1) Never16415.6
2) Less than once a year12011.5
3) About once a year12411.8
4) Several times a year18517.7
5) About once a month514.9
6) 2-3 times a month555.2
7) Nearly every week12411.8
8) Every week17917.1
9) Several times a week464.4
Missing8 
TOTAL1048100.0
137) RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MARRIED ONLY: How often does your husband or wife attend religious services, as often as you do, more often than you, or less often than you? (SPATTEND)
TOTAL%
1) As often as I do55167.6
2) More often than I do14617.9
3) Less often than I do11714.4
9) Varies10.1
Missing241 
TOTAL815100.0
138) RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE SCHOOL-AGE CHILDREN ONLY: How frequently - if at all - do your children attend Sunday school or religious classes of instruction which are not part of their regular school day? (CHATTEND)
TOTAL%
1) Regularly16836.1
2) Often5211.2
3) Sometimes12226.2
4) Never12226.2
9) Varies20.4
Missing590 
TOTAL466100.0
139) How much time would you say you usually spend watching TV each week? (TV)
TOTAL%
1) 1-5 hours27225.9
2) 6-10 hours30629.1
3) 11-15 hours21920.9
4) 16-30 hours15915.1
5) More than 30 hours383.6
6) Rarely or never535.0
9) Varies30.3
Missing6 
TOTAL1050100.0
140) Do you ever make a point of listening to or watching religious services on radio or television? (RELIGTV)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, regularly868.2
2) Yes, Sometimes32130.5
3) Very seldom23522.3
4) No or practically never41039.0
Missing4 
TOTAL1052100.0
141) Do you enjoy reading? (JOYREAD)
TOTAL%
1) Very much68264.9
2) Somewhat29428.0
3) Not particularly757.1
Missing5 
TOTAL1051100.0
142) What kind of reading material do you enjoy the most? (KINDREAD)
TOTAL%
0) More than 3 below333.2
1) Fiction25625.2
2) Academic908.8
3) Nonfiction25925.5
4) Religious302.9
5) Other848.3
8) Two of these19919.6
9) Three of these666.5
Missing39 
TOTAL1017100.0
143) How comfortable would you feel in the following denomination? - Anglican (COMFANG)
TOTAL%
1) Very comfortable20524.7
2) Comfortable33840.8
3) A little uncomfortable14517.5
4) Very uncomfortable364.3
5) Don't know enough to say10312.4
9) Varies20.2
Missing227 
TOTAL829100.0
144) How comfortable would you feel in the following denomination? - Baptist (COMFBAP)
TOTAL%
1) Very comfortable9511.5
2) Comfortable30837.2
3) A little uncomfortable16520.0
4) Very uncomfortable819.8
5) Don't know enough to say17621.3
9) Varies20.2
Missing229 
TOTAL827100.0
145) How comfortable would you feel in the following denomination? - Lutheran (COMFLUTH)
TOTAL%
1) Very comfortable9311.4
2) Comfortable28034.4
3) A little uncomfortable15118.5
4) Very uncomfortable516.3
5) Don't know enough to say23929.3
9) Varies10.1
Missing241 
TOTAL815100.0
146) How comfortable would you feel in the following denomination? - Roman Catholic (COMFRC)
TOTAL%
1) Very comfortable19724.3
2) Comfortable20525.3
3) A little uncomfortable20325.1
4) Very uncomfortable13416.5
5) Don't know enough to say688.4
9) Varies30.4
Missing246 
TOTAL810100.0
147) How comfortable would you feel in the following denomination? - Jehovah's Witnesses (COMFJW)
TOTAL%
1) Very comfortable172.1
2) Comfortable415.0
3) A little uncomfortable9711.8
4) Very uncomfortable44754.4
5) Don't know enough to say21826.6
9) Varies10.1
Missing235 
TOTAL821100.0
148) How comfortable would you feel in the following denomination? - Mormon (COMFMORM)
TOTAL%
1) Very comfortable182.2
2) Comfortable668.0
3) A little uncomfortable14417.5
4) Very uncomfortable24129.3
5) Don't know enough to say35443.0
Missing233 
TOTAL823100.0
149) How comfortable would you feel in the following denomination? - Jewish (COMFJEW)
TOTAL%
1) Very comfortable253.1
2) Comfortable9111.4
3) A little uncomfortable16620.8
4) Very uncomfortable18823.5
5) Don't know enough to say32941.2
Missing257 
TOTAL799100.0
150) How comfortable would you feel in the following denomination? - United Church (COMFUC)
TOTAL%
1) Very comfortable27433.1
2) Comfortable30837.2
3) A little uncomfortable9311.2
4) Very uncomfortable404.8
5) Don't know enough to say10813.1
9) Varies40.5
Missing229 
TOTAL827100.0
151) How comfortable would you feel in the following denomination? - Pentecostal (COMFPENT)
TOTAL%
1) Very comfortable445.4
2) Comfortable13716.7
3) A little uncomfortable19924.3
4) Very uncomfortable16219.8
5) Don't know enough to say27733.8
9) Varies10.1
Missing236 
TOTAL820100.0
152) How comfortable would you feel in the following denomination? - Unitarian (COMFUNIT)
TOTAL%
1) Very comfortable374.5
2) Comfortable10913.3
3) A little uncomfortable12214.9
4) Very uncomfortable10212.5
5) Don't know enough to say44954.8
Missing237 
TOTAL819100.0
153) How comfortable would you feel in the following denomination? - Greek Orthodox (COMFGO)
TOTAL%
1) Very comfortable536.4
2) Comfortable11413.8
3) A little uncomfortable14817.9
4) Very uncomfortable11714.1
5) Don't know enough to say39647.8
Missing228 
TOTAL828100.0
154) How much satisfaction would you say you receive from the following area of your life? - Your family life (SATFAM)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal79676.9
2) Quite a bit17516.9
3) Some545.2
4) A little60.6
5) None40.4
Missing21 
TOTAL1035100.0
155) How much satisfaction would you say you receive from the following area of your life? - Your friendships (SATFRND)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal56454.2
2) Quite a bit35634.2
3) Some959.1
4) A little212.0
5) None50.5
Missing15 
TOTAL1041100.0
156) How much satisfaction would you say you receive from the following area of your life? - Your leisure activities (SATHOBBY)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal52951.4
2) Quite a bit33932.9
3) Some13012.6
4) A little272.6
5) None40.4
9) Varies10.1
Missing26 
TOTAL1030100.0
157) How much satisfaction would you say you receive from the following area of your life? - The city you live in (SATCITY)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal33733.4
2) Quite a bit33733.4
3) Some21221.0
4) A little828.1
5) None393.9
9) Varies10.1
Missing48 
TOTAL1008100.0
158) How much satisfaction would you say you receive from the following area of your life? - Your job (SATJOB)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal39441.5
2) Quite a bit31533.2
3) Some16116.9
4) A little424.4
5) None353.7
8) Undecided10.1
9) Varies20.2
Missing106 
TOTAL950100.0
159) How much satisfaction would you say you receive from the following area of your life? - Your household duties (SATHOUSE)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal25024.7
2) Quite a bit33533.1
3) Some27226.9
4) A little10210.1
5) None535.2
9) Varies10.1
Missing43 
TOTAL1013100.0
160) How much satisfaction would you say you receive from the following area of your life? - Your annual vacation (SATVACAT)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal53953.7
2) Quite a bit30430.3
3) Some939.3
4) A little363.6
5) None303.0
8) Undecided10.1
9) Varies10.1
Missing52 
TOTAL1004100.0
161) To what extent would you say you think about the following question? - How can I find real happiness? (QHAPPY)
TOTAL%
1) Often26726.0
2) Sometimes49047.8
3) No longer15014.6
4) Never have11711.4
9) Varies10.1
Missing31 
TOTAL1025100.0
162) To what extent would you say you think about the following question? - What is the purpose of life? (QPURPOSE)
TOTAL%
1) Often26926.5
2) Sometimes51751.0
3) No longer13012.8
4) Never have979.6
9) Varies10.1
Missing42 
TOTAL1014100.0
163) To what extent would you say you think about the following question? - How did the world come into being? (QORIGIN)
TOTAL%
1) Often17317.2
2) Sometimes48247.8
3) No longer25625.4
4) Never have959.4
9) Varies20.2
Missing48 
TOTAL1008100.0
164) To what extent would you say you think about the following question? - Why is there suffering in the world? (QSUFFER)
TOTAL%
1) Often36335.7
2) Sometimes48147.2
3) No longer12912.7
4) Never have434.2
9) Varies20.2
Missing38 
TOTAL1018100.0
165) To what extent would you say you think about the following question? - What happens after death? (QDEATH)
TOTAL%
1) Often20620.4
2) Sometimes52351.7
3) No longer18117.9
4) Never have10210.1
Missing44 
TOTAL1012100.0
166) How interested or opposed are you with respect to - Children of God? (CHOFGOD)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly interested212.1
2) Mildly interested515.0
3) Not very interested40439.5
4) Strongly opposed15114.8
5) Never heard of group39338.4
8) Undecided20.2
9) Varies10.1
Missing33 
TOTAL1023100.0
167) How interested or opposed are you with respect to - Hare Krishna? (KRISHNA)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly interested40.4
2) Mildly interested353.4
3) Not very interested42541.6
4) Strongly opposed21621.2
5) Never heard of group33933.2
8) Undecided20.2
Missing35 
TOTAL1021100.0
168) How interested or opposed are you with respect to - Zen? (ZEN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly interested121.2
2) Mildly interested646.3
3) Not very interested41540.9
4) Strongly opposed868.5
5) Never heard of group43643.0
8) Undecided10.1
Missing42 
TOTAL1014100.0
169) How interested or opposed are you with respect to - Yoga groups? (YOGA)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly interested272.6
2) Mildly interested22021.6
3) Not very interested56355.3
4) Strongly opposed646.3
5) Never heard of group14213.9
9) Varies30.3
Missing37 
TOTAL1019100.0
170) How interested or opposed are you with respect to - Satanism? (SATANISM)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly interested40.4
2) Mildly interested242.4
3) Not very interested25725.2
4) Strongly opposed45945.1
5) Never heard of group27126.6
8) Undecided10.1
9) Varies20.2
Missing38 
TOTAL1018100.0
171) How interested or opposed are you with respect to - Hassidism? (HASSID)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly interested40.4
2) Mildly interested212.1
3) Not very interested25725.3
4) Strongly opposed919.0
5) Never heard of group64063.1
8) Undecided10.1
9) Varies10.1
Missing41 
TOTAL1015100.0
172) How interested or opposed are you with respect to - Guru? (GURU)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly interested20.2
2) Mildly interested393.8
3) Not very interested46045.2
4) Strongly opposed16215.9
5) Never heard of group35334.7
8) Undecided10.1
Missing39 
TOTAL1017100.0
173) How interested or opposed are you with respect to - Transcendental Meditation? (TRANSMED)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly interested323.1
2) Mildly interested18317.9
3) Not very interested43142.2
4) Strongly opposed999.7
5) Never heard of group27426.8
8) Undecided10.1
9) Varies10.1
Missing35 
TOTAL1021100.0
174) People who believe in astrology claim that the stars, the planets, and our birthdays have a lot to do with our destiny in life. What do you think about this? (ASTROL)
TOTAL%
1) A firm believer343.2
2) Perhaps possible38736.8
3) Very doubtful39037.1
4) Firm disbeliever23822.6
8) Undecided10.1
9) Varies20.2
Missing4 
TOTAL1052100.0
175) How often do you read your horoscope? (HOROSCOP)
TOTAL%
1) Daily11711.1
2) Occasionally62859.7
3) Never30228.7
4) I'm not sure what a horoscope is.50.5
Missing4 
TOTAL1052100.0
176) What is your experience with meditation? (MEDITATE)
TOTAL%
1) I don't practice any kind of meditation.57755.5
2) I practice meditation using techniques such as sitting or breathing or thinking in special ways.696.6
3) I meditate in other ways.39037.5
9) Varies30.3
Missing17 
TOTAL1039100.0
177) How often do you pray privately? (PRAYER)
TOTAL%
1) I never pray, or only in religious services.23122.0
2) Only on special occasions938.9
3) Sometimes but not regularly35834.1
4) Regularly, once a week171.6
5) Regularly, many times a week928.8
6) Regularly, once a day or more25624.4
9) Varies20.2
Missing7 
TOTAL1049100.0
178) How often, if at all, are table prayers or grace said before or after meals in your home? (GRACE)
TOTAL%
1) At all meals13212.6
2) At least once a day888.4
3) At least once a week464.4
4) Only on special occasions31730.2
5) Never or hardly ever46644.4
9) Varies10.1
Missing6 
TOTAL1050100.0
179) How often do you read the Bible privately? (BIBLE)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely56854.2
2) Only on special occasions555.2
3) Sometimes, but not regularly32931.4
4) Regularly, once a week161.5
5) Regularly, many times a week413.9
6) Regularly, once a day or more373.5
9) Varies20.2
Missing8 
TOTAL1048100.0
180) Have you ever regarded the following as bringing you good luck? - A lucky number (GLNO)
TOTAL%
1) Yes23422.8
2) No79177.2
Missing31 
TOTAL1025100.0
181) Have you ever regarded the following as bringing you good luck? - A particular piece of clothing (GLCLOTH)
TOTAL%
1) Yes535.4
2) No93494.6
Missing69 
TOTAL987100.0
182) Have you ever regarded the following as bringing you good luck? - A rabbit's foot (GLRABBIT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes343.4
2) No95796.6
Missing65 
TOTAL991100.0
183) Have you ever regarded the following as bringing you good luck? - Making a wish (GLWISH)
TOTAL%
1) Yes13012.9
2) No87987.1
Missing47 
TOTAL1009100.0
184) Have you ever regarded the following as bringing bad luck? - The 13th floor of a building (BL13FL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes393.8
2) No98496.2
Missing33 
TOTAL1023100.0
185) Have you ever regarded the following as bringing bad luck? - A broken mirror (BLMIR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes11811.4
2) No91388.6
Missing25 
TOTAL1031100.0
186) Have you ever regarded the following as bringing bad luck? - Crossing under a ladder (BLLADDER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes12111.7
2) No90988.3
Missing26 
TOTAL1030100.0
187) Have you ever regarded the following as bringing bad luck? - Friday the 13th (BLFRI13)
TOTAL%
1) Yes12412.1
2) No90487.9
Missing28 
TOTAL1028100.0
188) Which of these statements comes closest to your view of extrasensory perception (ESP)? (ESP)
TOTAL%
1) I am sure it exists.25624.5
2) I think it probably exists.54952.4
3) I think it probably doesn't exist.11410.9
4) I am sure it doesn't exist.272.6
5) I'm not sure what ESP is.989.4
8) Undecided10.1
9) Varies20.2
Missing9 
TOTAL1047100.0
189) One of the beliefs of spiritualism is that it is possible to communicate with the dead. How do you view this claim? (TALKDEAD)
TOTAL%
1) It probably does occur.767.3
2) It may possibly occur.27226.0
3) It probably doesn't occur.35634.1
4) It definitely doesn't occur.33832.3
8) Undecided20.2
9) Varies10.1
Missing11 
TOTAL1045100.0
190) Do you believe there is life after death? (POSTLIFE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes49146.8
2) No19618.7
3) Uncertain36334.6
Missing6 
TOTAL1050100.0
191) What do you think will happen to you after death? (UDEATH)
TOTAL%
1) I will go to heaven.18217.4
2) I will go to purgatory.484.6
3) I will go to hell.60.6
4) I will be reincarnated.383.6
5) I will simply stop existing.18617.8
6) I really don't know.58455.9
Missing12 
TOTAL1044100.0
192) What would you say is your primary response to the idea of death? (RESDEATH)
TOTAL%
1) Fear14513.8
2) Sorrow19118.2
3) Mystery23822.7
4) Hope16015.3
5) No particular feeling28026.7
9) Varies343.2
Missing8 
TOTAL1048100.0
193) How sure are you that you have found the answer to the meaning of life? (CERTMEAN)
TOTAL%
1) Very certain11711.2
2) Quite certain20819.9
3) Rather uncertain25023.9
4) I don't think there is an answer to such a question.47044.9
9) Varies10.1
Missing10 
TOTAL1046100.0
194) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement? - People usually bring suffering on themselves. (SUFSELF)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree696.9
2) Agree38638.7
3) Disagree46947.0
4) Strongly disagree616.1
8) Undecided60.6
9) Varies60.6
Missing59 
TOTAL997100.0
195) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement? - Suffering results from people today being greedy for riches and power. (SUFGREED)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree979.7
2) Agree39839.8
3) Disagree45245.2
4) Strongly disagree434.3
8) Undecided60.6
9) Varies50.5
Missing55 
TOTAL1001100.0
196) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement? - People suffer because of the political and economic systems they have. (SUFSYSTM)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree707.0
2) Agree48448.4
3) Disagree39739.7
4) Strongly disagree373.7
8) Undecided20.2
9) Varies101.0
Missing56 
TOTAL1000100.0
197) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement? - Suffering comes because people don't obey God. (SUFOBEY)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree626.3
2) Agree15415.6
3) Disagree52052.6
4) Strongly disagree24324.6
8) Undecided50.5
9) Varies50.5
Missing67 
TOTAL989100.0
198) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement? - People who suffer are being punished for their sins. (SUFSINS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree181.9
2) Agree656.7
3) Disagree55056.8
4) Strongly disagree32934.0
8) Undecided50.5
9) Varies20.2
Missing87 
TOTAL969100.0
199) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement? - Suffering is simply a fact of life, experienced by virtually all of us in the course of a lifetime. (SUFFACT)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree32331.7
2) Agree60659.5
3) Disagree686.7
4) Strongly disagree181.8
8) Undecided20.2
9) Varies20.2
Missing37 
TOTAL1019100.0
200) Which of the following statements comes closest to expressing what you believe in God? (BELGOD)
TOTAL%
1) I know God exists, and I have no doubt about it.45243.8
2) While I have doubts, I feel that I do believe in God.23422.7
3) I find myself believing in God some of the time, but not at other times.545.2
4) I don't believe in a personal God, but I do believe in a higher power of some kind.16315.8
5) I don't know whether there is a God, and I don't believe there is any way to find out.716.9
6) I don't believe in God.272.6
7) None of the above represents what I believe.121.2
8) Undecided50.5
9) Varies141.4
Missing24 
TOTAL1032100.0
201) Which of the following statements comes closest to expressing what you believe about Jesus? (BELJC)
TOTAL%
1) Jesus is the Divine Son of God and I have no doubts about it.44144.0
2) While I have some doubts, I basically feel that Jesus is Divine.22722.6
3) I feel that Jesus was a great man and very holy, but I don't feel him to be the Son of God.777.7
4) I think Jesus was only a man, although an extraordinary one.15415.4
5) Frankly, I'm not entirely sure there really was such a person as Jesus.666.6
6) None of the above represents what I believe.252.5
8) Undecided70.7
9) Varies60.6
Missing53 
TOTAL1003100.0
202) If you were asked, do you think you could recite the Ten Commandments? (KNOW1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, but not the exact words37435.9
2) Yes, the exact words938.9
3) I'm not sure I could remember all ten.44642.8
4) No, I couldn't.13012.5
Missing13 
TOTAL1043100.0
203) Do you happen to know which of Christ's disciples denied him three times? (KNOWDENY)
TOTAL%
1) Thomas222.1
2) Paul111.1
3) Judas17316.8
4) Peter58456.8
5) John60.6
7) No, I don't know.23222.6
Missing28 
TOTAL1028100.0
204) Is the following an Old testament prophet? - Elijah (KNOWELIJ)
TOTAL%
1) Yes57860.1
2) No272.8
3) Don't know35737.1
Missing94 
TOTAL962100.0
205) Is the following an Old Testament prophet? - Deuteronomy (KNOWDEUT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes17820.0
2) No31235.1
3) Don't know39944.9
Missing167 
TOTAL889100.0
206) Is the following an Old Testament prophet? - Jeremiah (KNOWJER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes57059.5
2) No293.0
3) Don't know35937.5
Missing98 
TOTAL958100.0
207) Is the following an Old Testament prophet? - Paul (KNOWPAUL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes849.6
2) No47454.0
3) Don't know31936.4
Missing179 
TOTAL877100.0
208) Is the following an Old Testament prophet? - Leviticus (KNOWLEV)
TOTAL%
1) Yes19722.1
2) No25028.1
3) Don't know44349.8
Missing166 
TOTAL890100.0
209) Is the following an Old Testament prophet? - Ezekiel (KNOWEZEK)
TOTAL%
1) Yes52655.3
2) No373.9
3) Don't know38940.9
Missing104 
TOTAL952100.0
210) Have you ever experienced - A feeling that you were somehow in the presence of God? (EXPERGOD)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, I'm sure I have.21521.2
2) Yes, I think I have.23423.1
3) No56455.6
8) Undecided10.1
Missing42 
TOTAL1014100.0
211) Have you ever experienced - A feeling that you were somehow in the presence of the Devil? (EXPERDEV)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, I'm sure I have.313.2
2) Yes, I think I have.878.9
3) No86087.9
Missing78 
TOTAL978100.0
212) Have you ever experienced - A feeling that you were in the presence of a person possessed by supernatural beings? (BELPOS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, I'm sure I have.191.9
2) Yes, I think I have.464.7
3) No91393.4
Missing78 
TOTAL978100.0
213) In what part of the country were you living at age 16? (AREA16)
TOTAL%
1) The Atlantic Provinces31530.2
2) The east (Ontario or Quebec)19318.5
3) The West39237.6
4) Outside Canada14313.7
Missing13 
TOTAL1043100.0
214) What was the nature of the community in which you were living at age 16? (RES16)
TOTAL%
1) Farm21020.2
2) Rural non-farm10910.5
3) Town or small city (under 30,000)26325.3
4) Medium-sized city (30,000-100,000)18217.5
5) Large city (100,000-400,000)13813.3
6) Metropolis (over 400,000)13513.0
9) Varies30.3
Missing16 
TOTAL1040100.0
215) What is the nature of the community in which you are presently living? (RESNOW)
TOTAL%
1) Farm424.0
2) Rural non-farm545.2
3) Town or small city (under 30,000)16716.1
4) Medium-sized city (30,000-100,000)23222.3
5) Large city (100,000-400,000)25024.0
6) Metropolis (over 400,000)29328.2
9) Varies20.2
Missing16 
TOTAL1040100.0
216) How many years have you lived in areas with over 30,000 population? (YRSURB)
TOTAL%
1) 1 year or less61.2
2) 2-5 years326.4
3) 6-10 years6412.8
4) 11-15 years6012.0
5) 16-20 years6513.0
6) 21-30 years9619.2
7) Over 30 years17735.4
Missing556 
TOTAL500100.0
217) What is your citizenship status? (CITIZEN)
TOTAL%
1) I am a Canadian citizen.97293.4
2) I am a landed immigrant.656.2
3) I am a citizen of another country, temporarily living in Canada.40.4
Missing15 
TOTAL1041100.0
218) What language do you speak? (LANG)
TOTAL%
1) French and English18217.5
2) English only83780.5
3) French only212.0
Missing16 
TOTAL1040100.0
219) What do you consider your ethnic background to be (father's ancestors)? (FAETH)
TOTAL%
1) Africa10.1
3) Austria70.8
4) Belgium10.1
6) Canada556.1
7) China91.0
8) Czechoslovakia50.6
9) Denmark80.9
10) England25428.1
11) Finland10.1
12) France546.0
13) Germany798.7
14) Greece40.4
16) Hungary91.0
17) India50.6
18) Israel30.3
19) Ireland11012.2
20) Italy70.8
22) Japan40.4
25) Netherlands182.0
26) Norway101.1
28) Philippines10.1
29) Poland151.7
31) Romania50.6
32) Russia101.1
33) Scotland13615.0
35) Sweden70.8
36) Switzerland30.3
37) Ukraine262.9
40) United States70.8
41) Wales161.8
42) Yugoslavia30.3
43) Portugal30.3
45) Iceland30.3
48) Serbia20.2
50) British West Indies10.1
60) French Canada232.5
Missing151 
TOTAL905100.0
220) What do you consider your ethnic background to be (mother's ancestors)? (MAETH)
TOTAL%
1) Africa10.1
3) Austria80.9
4) Belgium30.3
6) Canada556.3
7) China80.9
8) Czechoslovakia60.7
9) Denmark60.7
10) England25829.5
11) Finland20.2
12) France505.7
13) Germany708.0
14) Greece20.2
16) Hungary111.3
17) India50.6
18) Israel20.2
19) Ireland10512.0
20) Italy80.9
22) Japan40.5
25) Netherlands232.6
26) Norway70.8
28) Philippines10.1
29) Poland192.2
31) Romania40.5
32) Russia121.4
33) Scotland11613.3
34) Spain10.1
35) Sweden50.6
36) Switzerland30.3
37) Ukraine252.9
40) United States101.1
41) Wales131.5
42) Yugoslavia20.2
43) Portugal20.2
45) Iceland20.2
51) French America10.1
60) French Canada252.9
Missing181 
TOTAL875100.0
221) What race do you consider yourself? (RACE)
TOTAL%
1) White100396.8
2) Canadian Indian20.2
3) Black50.5
4) Oriental151.4
5) East Indian60.6
6) Other50.5
Missing20 
TOTAL1036100.0
222) What kind of work did your father normally do during most of your youth (for SES codes, see summary documentation)? (FASES)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL100735.03917
223) What is your present situation? (WRKSTAT)
TOTAL%
1) Working full-time74571.3
2) Working part-time474.5
3) With a job, but not at work because of temporary illness80.8
4) With a job, but not at work because of temporary lay-off40.4
5) With a job, but not at work because of a strike10.1
6) Unemployed151.4
7) Retired1009.6
8) Keeping house888.4
9) In school373.5
Missing11 
TOTAL1045100.0
224) What kind of work do you normally do (for SES codes, see summary document? (SELFSES)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL91849.01916
225) What is your sex? (GENDER)
TOTAL%
1) Male74870.8
2) Female30829.2
TOTAL1056100.0
226) What year were you born? (YEARBORN)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL105633.75318
227) What is your current marital status? (MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Married79975.8
2) Widowed696.5
3) Divorced292.8
4) Separated222.1
5) Never been married13312.6
6) Cohabiting20.2
Missing2 
TOTAL1054100.0
228) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MARRIED: Is your husband or wife working currently? (SPWKSTAT)
TOTAL%
1) Working full-time29436.6
2) Working part-time9411.7
3) With a job, but not at work because of temporary illness, strike or lay-off20.2
4) With a job, but not at work because of temporary lay-off40.5
6) Unemployed202.5
7) Retired425.2
8) Keeping house33842.1
9) In school91.1
Missing253 
TOTAL803100.0
229) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MARRIED: What kind of work does your husband or wife do (see summary documentation for SES codes)? (SPSES)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL41045.65614
230) Have you ever been divorced? (DIVORCE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes606.3
2) No89193.7
Missing105 
TOTAL951100.0
231) How many children do you have? (CHILDREN)
TOTAL%
0) 017618.9
1) 114615.7
2) 225527.4
3) 319120.5
4) 4828.8
5) 5374.0
6) 6181.9
7) 7151.6
8) 8 or more111.2
Missing125 
TOTAL931100.0
232) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE CHILDREN: How many of your children are under age 7? (CHL7)
TOTAL%
1) 112553.2
2) 29540.4
3) 3 or more156.4
Missing821 
TOTAL235100.0
233) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE CHILDREN: How many of your children are 7-12 years old? (CH712)
TOTAL%
1) 115261.5
2) 27831.6
3) 3 or more176.9
Missing809 
TOTAL247100.0
234) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE CHILDREN: How many of your children are 13-15 years old? (CH1315)
TOTAL%
1) 113979.4
2) 23318.9
3) 3 or more31.7
Missing881 
TOTAL175100.0
235) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE CHILDREN: How many of your children are 16-18 years old? (CHL1618)
TOTAL%
1) 112779.4
2) 23119.4
3) 3 or more21.3
Missing896 
TOTAL160100.0
236) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE CHILDREN: How many of your children are over 18 years old? (CHO18)
TOTAL%
1) 112131.5
2) 213134.1
3) 3 or more13234.4
Missing672 
TOTAL384100.0
237) How much education did you get? (EDUC)
TOTAL%
1) Some grade school434.2
2) Finished grade school928.9
3) Some high school21120.4
4) Finished high school18117.5
5) Some technical or business training15715.2
6) Some college or university13312.9
7) University degree10910.6
8) Some graduate or professional school504.8
9) Post-graduate degree575.5
Missing23 
TOTAL1033100.0
238) How much education did your spouse get? (SPEDUC)
TOTAL%
1) Some grade school435.1
2) Finished grade school9711.5
3) Some high school19523.2
4) Finished high school18221.7
5) Some technical or business training13416.0
6) Some college or university819.6
7) University degree617.3
8) Some graduate or professional school273.2
9) Post-graduate degree202.4
Missing216 
TOTAL840100.0
239) How much education did your father get? (PAEDUC)
TOTAL%
1) Some grade school30432.3
2) Finished grade school21723.0
3) Some high school16117.1
4) Finished high school9610.2
5) Some technical or business training626.6
6) Some college or university454.8
7) University degree272.9
8) Some graduate or professional school91.0
9) Post-graduate degree212.2
Missing114 
TOTAL942100.0
240) How much education did your mother get? (MAEDUC)
TOTAL%
1) Some grade school24125.9
2) Finished grade school22824.5
3) Some high school17118.3
4) Finished high school15716.8
5) Some technical or business training505.4
6) Some college or university505.4
7) University degree222.4
8) Some graduate or professional school131.4
Missing124 
TOTAL932100.0
241) Which social class do you classify yourself in? (CLASS)
TOTAL%
1) Lower class90.9
2) Working class38437.2
3) Middle class62260.3
4) Upper class111.1
8) Undecided20.2
9) Varies40.4
Missing24 
TOTAL1032100.0
242) How would you describe your health? (HEALTH)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent33232.0
2) Good54952.8
3) Fair14113.6
4) Poor171.6
Missing17 
TOTAL1039100.0
243) How much time would you say you have spent in the hospital in the past five years? (HOSPITAL)
TOTAL%
1) None63460.8
2) 1 week or less16215.5
3) About 2 weeks11410.9
4) About 1 month868.3
5) About 3 months302.9
6) About 6 months80.8
7) About 1 year20.2
8) Over 1 year60.6
Missing14 
TOTAL1042100.0
244) With respect to political party preference, do you usually think of yourself as: (PARTYID)
TOTAL%
1) New Democrat12812.6
2) Liberal35334.8
3) Conservative29228.8
4) Social Credit242.4
5) Other232.3
6) None12812.6
9) Varies656.4
Missing43 
TOTAL1013100.0
245) What is the religious preference of - Yourself? (RELIG)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant61760.0
2) Catholic29228.4
3) Jewish191.8
4) None747.2
5) Other252.4
9) Varies10.1
Missing28 
TOTAL1028100.0
246) What is the religious preference of - Your spouse? (SPRELIG)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant51961.5
2) Catholic26531.4
3) Jewish121.4
4) None323.8
5) Other161.9
Missing212 
TOTAL844100.0
247) What is the religious preference of - Your father? (PARELIG)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant58460.6
2) Catholic29230.3
3) Jewish181.9
4) None394.0
5) Other313.2
Missing92 
TOTAL964100.0
248) What is the religious preference of - Your mother? (MARELIG)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant59461.0
2) Catholic30231.0
3) Jewish171.7
4) None262.7
5) Other353.6
Missing82 
TOTAL974100.0
249) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE PROTESTANTS: What specific denomination are you? (For ‘Other' responses, see OTHDENOM.) (DENOM)
TOTAL%
1) Anglican17328.2
2) Baptist437.0
3) Lutheran416.7
4) Methodist71.1
5) Pentecostal71.1
6) Presbyterian325.2
7) United Church26042.4
8) Other508.2
Missing443 
TOTAL613100.0
250) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE PROTESTANTS: What specific denomination is your spouse? (For ‘Other' responses, see SPOTHDEN.) (SPDENOM)
TOTAL%
1) Anglican13827.3
2) Baptist326.3
3) Lutheran336.5
4) Methodist91.8
5) Pentecostal102.0
6) Presbyterian285.5
7) United Church21743.0
8) Other387.5
Missing551 
TOTAL505100.0
251) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE PROTESTANTS: What specific denomination is your father? (For ‘Other' responses, see PAOTHDEN.) (PADENOM)
TOTAL%
1) Anglican15027.0
2) Baptist468.3
3) Lutheran417.4
4) Methodist244.3
5) Pentecostal50.9
6) Presbyterian437.7
7) United Church19535.1
8) Other519.2
Missing501 
TOTAL555100.0
252) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE PROTESTANTS: What specific denomination is your mother? (For ‘Other' responses, see MAOTHDEN.) (MADENOM)
TOTAL%
1) Anglican15426.9
2) Baptist559.6
3) Lutheran468.0
4) Methodist183.1
5) Pentecostal61.0
6) Presbyterian468.0
7) United Church19433.9
8) Other539.3
Missing484 
TOTAL572100.0
253) Looking back at your childhood, how often would you say you went to religious services when you were growing up? (YGATTEND)
TOTAL%
1) Never151.6
2) Less than once a year80.8
3) About once a year282.9
4) Several times a year868.9
5) About once a month454.7
6) 2-3 times a month9910.2
7) Nearly every week23123.9
8) Every week35336.5
9) Several times a week10110.5
Missing90 
TOTAL966100.0
254) How religious have the following people tended to regard themselves? - Your father (PACOMMIT)
TOTAL%
1) Very religious21621.4
2) Somewhat religious42341.9
3) Not very religious37136.7
Missing46 
TOTAL1010100.0
255) How religious have the following people tended to regard themselves? - Your mother (MACOMMIT)
TOTAL%
1) Very religious35234.3
2) Somewhat religious48146.9
3) Not very religious19118.6
8) Undecided10.1
Missing31 
TOTAL1025100.0
256) How religious have the following people tended to regard themselves? - Your spouse (SPCOMMIT)
TOTAL%
1) Very religious13916.1
2) Somewhat religious45352.4
3) Not very religious27331.6
Missing191 
TOTAL865100.0
257) How religious have the following people tended to regard themselves? - Yourself (COMMIT)
TOTAL%
1) Very religious13913.5
2) Somewhat religious51049.4
3) Not very religious38437.2
Missing23 
TOTAL1033100.0
258) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE CURRENTLY INACTIVE IN RELIGIOUS GROUPS, BUT AT ONE TIME WERE ACTIVE: Has the following contributed to your no longer being involved in religious groups? - Increasing disbelief (DISDIS)
TOTAL%
1) Very important9122.4
2) Somewhat important9623.6
3) Not very important22054.1
Missing649 
TOTAL407100.0
259) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE CURRENTLY INACTIVE IN RELIGIOUS GROUPS, BUT AT ONE TIME WERE ACTIVE: Has the following contributed to your no longer being involved in religious groups? - Conflict between religion and science (DISCI)
TOTAL%
1) Very important5714.1
2) Somewhat important9724.1
3) Not very important24961.8
Missing653 
TOTAL403100.0
260) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE CURRENTLY INACTIVE IN RELIGIOUS GROUPS, BUT AT ONE TIME WERE ACTIVE: Has the following contributed to your no longer being involved in religious groups? - Conflict between religion and psychology (DISPSYCH)
TOTAL%
1) Very important297.4
2) Somewhat important8622.0
3) Not very important27570.3
9) Varies10.3
Missing665 
TOTAL391100.0
261) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE CURRENTLY INACTIVE IN RELIGIOUS GROUPS, BUT AT ONE TIME WERE ACTIVE: Has the following contributed to your no longer being involved in religious groups? - Decreasing interest in questions of meaning and purpose (DISQUEST)
TOTAL%
1) Very important4611.7
2) Somewhat important12932.9
3) Not very important21655.1
9) Varies10.3
Missing664 
TOTAL392100.0
262) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE CURRENTLY INACTIVE IN RELIGIOUS GROUPS, BUT AT ONE TIME WERE ACTIVE: Has the following contributed to your no longer being involved in religious groups? - Lack of close friends in church (DISFRNDS)
TOTAL%
1) Very important348.7
2) Somewhat important7619.5
3) Not very important27971.5
9) Varies10.3
Missing666 
TOTAL390100.0
263) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE CURRENTLY INACTIVE IN RELIGIOUS GROUPS, BUT AT ONE TIME WERE ACTIVE: Has the following contributed to your no longer being involved in religious groups? - Lack of interest of a husband or wife (DISSP)
TOTAL%
1) Very important4211.3
2) Somewhat important7520.1
3) Not very important25668.6
Missing683 
TOTAL373100.0
264) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE CURRENTLY INACTIVE IN RELIGIOUS GROUPS, BUT AT ONE TIME WERE ACTIVE: Has the following contributed to your no longer being involved in religious groups? - Existence of cliques among members (DISCLIQS)
TOTAL%
1) Very important6917.1
2) Somewhat important10024.8
3) Not very important23558.2
Missing652 
TOTAL404100.0
265) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE CURRENTLY INACTIVE IN RELIGIOUS GROUPS, BUT AT ONE TIME WERE ACTIVE: Has the following contributed to your no longer being involved in religious groups? - Disenchantment with what religious organizations are doing (DISORGS)
TOTAL%
1) Very important13933.3
2) Somewhat important13432.1
3) Not very important14434.4
9) Varies10.2
Missing638 
TOTAL418100.0
266) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE CURRENTLY INACTIVE IN RELIGIOUS GROUPS, BUT AT ONE TIME WERE ACTIVE: Has the following contributed to your no longer being involved in religious groups? - The absence of God in time of need (DISNEED)
TOTAL%
1) Very important3810.1
2) Somewhat important6016.0
3) Not very important27773.7
9) Varies10.3
Missing680 
TOTAL376100.0
267) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE CURRENTLY INACTIVE IN RELIGIOUS GROUPS, BUT AT ONE TIME WERE ACTIVE: Has the following contributed to your no longer being involved in religious groups? - The restriction religion places on life (DISRESTR)
TOTAL%
1) Very important5013.2
2) Somewhat important7519.8
3) Not very important25467.0
Missing677 
TOTAL379100.0
268) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE CURRENTLY INACTIVE IN RELIGIOUS GROUPS, BUT AT ONE TIME WERE ACTIVE: Has the following contributed to your no longer being involved in religious groups? - Religion was forced on me as a child (DISFORCE)
TOTAL%
1) Very important6616.8
2) Somewhat important7418.9
3) Not very important25264.3
Missing664 
TOTAL392100.0
269) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE CURRENTLY INACTIVE IN RELIGIOUS GROUPS, BUT AT ONE TIME WERE ACTIVE: Has the following contributed to your no longer being involved in religious groups? - Increasing awareness of hypocrisy (DISHYPOC)
TOTAL%
1) Very important15036.1
2) Somewhat important12028.9
3) Not very important14534.9
Missing641 
TOTAL415100.0
270) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE CURRENTLY INACTIVE IN RELIGIOUS GROUPS, BUT AT ONE TIME WERE ACTIVE: Has the following contributed to your no longer being involved in religious groups? - Other (DISOTHER)
TOTAL%
1) Irrelevant1011.0
2) Leaders11.1
3) Members1314.3
4) Monemp55.5
5) Negative qualities55.5
6) Secularization44.4
11) Access44.4
12) Age55.5
13) Apathy66.6
14) Change22.2
15) Children11.1
16) Health66.6
17) Mobility44.4
18) Time confining55.5
19) Time choice1819.8
30) Miscellaneous22.2
Missing965 
TOTAL91100.0
271) How does your present financial situation leave you? (SATFIN)
TOTAL%
1) Pretty well satisfied35734.2
2) More or less satisfied53651.4
3) Not satisfied at all14714.1
9) Varies30.3
Missing13 
TOTAL1043100.0
272) During the last few years, would you say your financial situation has been: (FINALTER)
TOTAL%
1) Getting better58055.8
2) Getting worse10510.1
3) Staying about the same35334.0
9) Varies10.1
Missing17 
TOTAL1039100.0
273) Which of the following figures comes closest to your total family income before taxes in 1974? (INCOME)
TOTAL%
1) Less than $5,000919.0
2) $5,000 to $6,999676.7
3) $7,000 to $8,999959.4
4) $9,000 to $9,999767.5
5) $10,000 to $14,99927427.2
6) $15,000 to $19,99918618.5
7) $20,000 to $24,99911010.9
8) $25,000 and over10810.7
Missing49 
TOTAL1007100.0
274) How happy are you nowadays? (HAPPY)
TOTAL%
1) Very happy21020.3
2) Pretty happy69366.8
3) Not too happy13312.8
9) Varies10.1
Missing19 
TOTAL1037100.0
275) How exciting do you find life? (LIFE)
TOTAL%
1) Exciting48246.4
2) Routine52250.3
3) Dull191.8
9) Varies151.4
Missing18 
TOTAL1038100.0
276) ASKDED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MARRIED: How would you describe your marriage? (HAPMAR)
TOTAL%
1) Very happy42451.7
2) Pretty happy33741.1
3) Not too happy577.0
9) Varies20.2
Missing236 
TOTAL820100.0
277) How do you feel about the future for - Canada? (FUTCAN)
TOTAL%
1) Will gain influence69867.8
2) Will continue about the same26225.4
3) Will probably lose some influence696.7
8) Undecided10.1
Missing26 
TOTAL1030100.0
278) How do you feel about the future for - The traditional family? (FUTFAM)
TOTAL%
1) Will gain influence13213.0
2) Will continue about the same49448.8
3) Will probably lose some influence38437.9
9) Varies20.2
Missing44 
TOTAL1012100.0
279) How do you feel about the future for - Roman Catholicism? (FUTRC)
TOTAL%
1) Will gain influence828.1
2) Will continue about the same46846.4
3) Will probably lose some influence45244.8
8) Undecided10.1
9) Varies60.6
Missing47 
TOTAL1009100.0
280) How do you feel about the future for - The United States? (FUTUS)
TOTAL%
1) Will gain influence15715.8
2) Will continue about the same29429.5
3) Will probably lose some influence54154.4
9) Varies30.3
Missing61 
TOTAL995100.0
281) How do you feel about the future for - Science? (FUTSCI)
TOTAL%
1) Will gain influence76576.6
2) Will continue about the same19119.1
3) Will probably lose some influence323.2
9) Varies111.1
Missing57 
TOTAL999100.0
282) How do you feel about the future for - Judaism? (FUTJUD)
TOTAL%
1) Will gain influence495.2
2) Will continue about the same62466.7
3) Will probably lose some influence25527.3
8) Undecided60.6
9) Varies10.1
Missing121 
TOTAL935100.0
283) How do you feel about the future for - The United Nations? (FUTUN)
TOTAL%
1) Will gain influence17317.5
2) Will continue about the same41341.8
3) Will probably lose some influence39840.3
9) Varies30.3
Missing69 
TOTAL987100.0
284) How do you feel about the future for - Canadian Indians? (FUTINDS)
TOTAL%
1) Will gain influence42845.6
2) Will continue about the same40242.9
3) Will probably lose some influence10311.0
9) Varies50.5
Missing118 
TOTAL938100.0
285) How do you feel about the future for - Traditional morality? (FUTMOR)
TOTAL%
1) Will gain influence17718.0
2) Will continue about the same37237.9
3) Will probably lose some influence42943.7
9) Varies40.4
Missing74 
TOTAL982100.0
286) How do you feel about the future for - Russia? (FUTRUS)
TOTAL%
1) Will gain influence37437.8
2) Will continue about the same46246.7
3) Will probably lose some influence15015.2
8) Undecided20.2
9) Varies10.1
Missing67 
TOTAL989100.0
287) How do you feel about the future for - Protestantism? (FUTPROT)
TOTAL%
1) Will gain influence909.2
2) Will continue about the same70371.5
3) Will probably lose some influence18719.0
8) Undecided20.2
9) Varies10.1
Missing73 
TOTAL983100.0
288) How do you feel about the future for - Education? (FUTEDUC)
TOTAL%
1) Will gain influence53452.9
2) Will continue about the same34334.0
3) Will probably lose some influence12312.2
9) Varies101.0
Missing46 
TOTAL1010100.0
289) How do you feel about the future for - Israel? (FUTIS)
TOTAL%
1) Will gain influence23924.6
2) Will continue about the same44846.1
3) Will probably lose some influence28028.8
8) Undecided30.3
9) Varies10.1
Missing85 
TOTAL971100.0
290) How do you feel about the future for - Women? (FUTWOMEN)
TOTAL%
1) Will gain influence76275.4
2) Will continue about the same22322.1
3) Will probably lose some influence191.9
8) Undecided10.1
9) Varies50.5
Missing46 
TOTAL1010100.0
291) How do you feel about the future for - Atheism? (FUTATH)
TOTAL%
1) Will gain influence20521.1
2) Will continue about the same58159.8
3) Will probably lose some influence18018.5
8) Undecided30.3
9) Varies20.2
Missing85 
TOTAL971100.0
292) How do you feel about the future for - Europe? (FUTEUR)
TOTAL%
1) Will gain influence22823.5
2) Will continue about the same58560.2
3) Will probably lose some influence15716.2
8) Undecided10.1
Missing85 
TOTAL971100.0
293) How do you feel about the future for - Men? (FUTMEN)
TOTAL%
1) Will gain influence859.1
2) Will continue about the same69073.7
3) Will probably lose some influence16017.1
9) Varies10.1
Missing120 
TOTAL936100.0
294) How do you feel about the future for - The French in Canada? (FUTFREN)
TOTAL%
1) Will gain influence25525.3
2) Will continue about the same48347.9
3) Will probably lose some influence26826.6
8) Undecided20.2
Missing48 
TOTAL1008100.0
295) How do you feel about the future for - The Arab countries? (FUTARAB)
TOTAL%
1) Will gain influence48849.3
2) Will continue about the same27527.8
3) Will probably lose some influence22322.5
8) Undecided30.3
Missing67 
TOTAL989100.0
296) Date questionnaire completed (DATEIN)
TOTAL%
0) October252.4
1) May 15-3134032.2
2) June 1-1516715.8
3) June 16-30424.0
4) July 1-1515414.6
5) July 16-3116315.4
6) August 1-15827.8
7) August 16-31393.7
8) September 1-15312.9
9) September 16-30131.2
TOTAL1056100.0
297) How serious do you think the following is in Canada? - Other, part 2 (PROBS2)
TOTAL%
3) Environment14.2
5) Immigration28.3
6) Laws - enforcement416.7
7) Morality416.7
8) Politics312.5
10) Unions312.5
11) Welfare abuse14.2
20) Miscellaneous625.0
Missing1032 
TOTAL24100.0
298) Other denominations (OTHDENOM)
TOTAL%
1) Adventist24.8
6) Christian and Missionary Alliance24.8
7) Christian Reformed37.1
9) Church of Christ24.8
10) Evangelical37.1
12) Full Gospel12.4
14) Greek Orthodox49.5
17) Jehovah's Witness12.4
18) Mennonite511.9
19) Mormon37.1
21) Nondenominational24.8
23) Salvation Army716.7
24) Eastern Orthodox12.4
25) Unitarian37.1
26) Quaker24.8
27) Church of God12.4
Missing1014 
TOTAL42100.0
299) Spouse's other denomination (SPOTHDEN)
TOTAL%
6) Christian and Missionary Alliance26.1
7) Christian Reformed39.1
9) Church of Christ13.0
10) Evangelical39.1
14) Greek Orthodox39.1
17) Jehovah's Witness26.1
18) Mennonite618.2
19) Mormon39.1
21) Nondenominational13.0
22) Russian Orthodox13.0
23) Salvation Army515.2
24) Eastern Orthodox13.0
26) Quaker13.0
27) Church of God13.0
Missing1023 
TOTAL33100.0
300) Father's other denomination (PAOTHDEN)
TOTAL%
1) Adventist12.3
4) Brethren24.7
7) Christian Reformed37.0
8) Christian Science12.3
9) Church of Christ12.3
10) Evangelical24.7
14) Greek Orthodox716.3
18) Mennonite716.3
19) Mormon614.0
23) Salvation Army614.0
24) Eastern Orthodox37.0
25) Unitarian12.3
26) Quaker12.3
27) Church of God12.3
29) Congregational12.3
Missing1013 
TOTAL43100.0
301) Mother's other denomination (MAOTHDEN)
TOTAL%
1) Adventist36.0
4) Brethren24.0
5) Christian12.0
7) Christian Reformed48.0
9) Church of Christ24.0
10) Evangelical24.0
12) Full Gospel12.0
14) Greek Orthodox714.0
17) Jehovah's Witness12.0
18) Mennonite816.0
19) Mormon714.0
23) Salvation Army510.0
24) Eastern Orthodox36.0
26) Quaker12.0
27) Church of God12.0
28) Christadelphian12.0
29) Congregational12.0
Missing1006 
TOTAL50100.0
302) Age of respondent (AGE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL105645.50917
303) Region (REGION)
TOTAL%
1) British Columbia12111.5
2) Prairies35433.5
3) Ontario11110.5
4) Quebec868.1
5) Atlantic38436.4
TOTAL1056100.0
304) Age group (AGEGP)
TOTAL%
1) 18-3431930.8
2) 35-5444643.1
3) 55 and over27026.1
Missing21 
TOTAL1035100.0
305) Size of respondent's city/town: (CATEGOR2)
TOTAL%
1) Metropolitan area (100,000 and above)81877.5
2) Small city (10,000-99,999)13312.6
3) Small town (less than 10,000)1059.9
TOTAL1056100.0
306) Respondent's province: (PROVINC2)
TOTAL%
0) Newfoundland848.0
1) British Columbia12211.6
2) Alberta14413.6
3) Saskatchewan1019.6
4) Manitoba10810.2
5) Ontario11110.5
6) Quebec868.1
7) Nova Scotia10810.2
8) Prince Edward Island878.2
9) New Brunswick1059.9
TOTAL1056100.0
307) Area of respondent: (AREA2)
TOTAL%
1) Vancouver928.7
2) Prince George151.4
3) Chase151.4
4) Edmonton11310.7
5) Lethbridge181.7
6) Delia131.2
7) Regina868.1
8) Swift Current70.7
9) Star City80.8
10) Winnipeg777.3
11) Thompson191.8
12) MacGregor121.1
13) Toronto878.2
14) Cornwall181.7
15) Thamesville60.6
16) Montreal575.4
17) Drummond111.0
18) Champlain181.7
19) Halifax878.2
20) Sydney100.9
21) Mulgrave111.0
22) Charlotte747.0
23) Summerside100.9
24) Cardigan30.3
25) St. John807.6
26) Fredton141.3
27) McAdam111.0
28) St. John's656.2
29) Corner Brook121.1
30) Cupids70.7
TOTAL1056100.0
308) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Energy (ENERGY2)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious47946.3
2) Fairly serious44843.3
3) Not very serious10810.4
Missing21 
TOTAL1035100.0
309) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - The economy (ECONOMY2)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious67265.2
2) Fairly serious30729.8
3) Not very serious494.8
9) Varied30.3
Missing25 
TOTAL1031100.0
310) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Unemployment (UNEMPLO2)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious49147.5
2) Fairly serious43642.2
3) Not very serious10310.0
9) Varied40.4
Missing22 
TOTAL1034100.0
311) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Government (GOVT2)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious39739.7
2) Fairly serious36736.7
3) Not very serious23523.5
9) Varied10.1
Missing56 
TOTAL1000100.0
312) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Canadian unity (UNITY2)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious33633.1
2) Fairly serious44944.2
3) Not very serious22822.5
9) Varied20.2
Missing41 
TOTAL1015100.0
313) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - American influence (AMINFLU2)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious14714.6
2) Fairly serious32532.3
3) Not very serious53252.9
9) Varied20.2
Missing50 
TOTAL1006100.0
314) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - French-English relations (FRENENG2)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious19719.0
2) Fairly serious47045.4
3) Not very serious36835.5
9) Varied10.1
Missing20 
TOTAL1036100.0
315) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Native Indian-White relations (INDWH2)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious15214.9
2) Fairly serious47045.9
3) Not very serious39939.0
9) Varied20.2
Missing33 
TOTAL1023100.0
316) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Federal-Provincial relations (FEDPROV2)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious45044.1
2) Fairly serious41640.7
3) Not very serious15214.9
9) Varied30.3
Missing35 
TOTAL1021100.0
317) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Inequality of women (WOMEN2)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious11511.3
2) Fairly serious31931.4
3) Not very serious58057.1
9) Varied10.1
Missing41 
TOTAL1015100.0
318) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Pollution (POLLUT2)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious39638.6
2) Fairly serious45944.7
3) Not very serious17116.7
9) Varied10.1
Missing29 
TOTAL1027100.0
319) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Family breakdown (FAMILY2)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious41339.9
2) Fairly serious43942.5
3) Not very serious18117.5
9) Varied10.1
Missing22 
TOTAL1034100.0
320) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Crime (CRIME2)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious51750.0
2) Fairly serious41840.4
3) Not very serious949.1
9) Varied60.6
Missing21 
TOTAL1035100.0
321) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Poverty (POVERTY2)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious23622.9
2) Fairly serious48547.1
3) Not very serious30729.8
9) Varied20.2
Missing26 
TOTAL1030100.0
322) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Drugs (DRUGS2)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious49247.3
2) Fairly serious40438.8
3) Not very serious14413.8
9) Varied10.1
Missing15 
TOTAL1041100.0
323) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Alcoholism (ALCOHOL2)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious45944.1
2) Fairly serious42841.2
3) Not very serious15014.4
9) Varied30.3
Missing16 
TOTAL1040100.0
324) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Violence (VIOLENC2)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious47445.9
2) Fairly serious40839.5
3) Not very serious14914.4
9) Varied10.1
Missing24 
TOTAL1032100.0
325) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Juvenile delinquency (JUVDEL2)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious38236.9
2) Fairly serious48546.8
3) Not very serious16616.0
9) Varied30.3
Missing20 
TOTAL1036100.0
326) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Sexual assault (SEXUAL2)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious30029.0
2) Fairly serious48246.7
3) Not very serious25024.2
9) Varied10.1
Missing23 
TOTAL1033100.0
327) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Mental disorders (MENTDIS2)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious15815.5
2) Fairly serious50449.5
3) Not very serious35634.9
8) Undecided10.1
Missing37 
TOTAL1019100.0
328) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Wife-beating (WIFEBEA2)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious17016.6
2) Fairly serious47846.5
3) Not very serious37836.8
9) Varied10.1
Missing29 
TOTAL1027100.0
329) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Suicide (SUICIDE2)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious16816.3
2) Fairly serious40839.6
3) Not very serious45544.1
Missing25 
TOTAL1031100.0
330) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Child abuse (CHILDAB2)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious36535.4
2) Fairly serious46445.0
3) Not very serious20219.6
9) Varied10.1
Missing24 
TOTAL1032100.0
331) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Other, first mention (PROBS801)
TOTAL%
1) Education54.2
2) Elderly10.8
3) Environment32.5
4) Housing10.8
5) Immigrants32.5
6) Legal86.7
7) Morality1915.8
8) Politics119.2
9) Regionalism32.5
10) Unions54.2
11) Welfare abuse10.8
12) Welfare assistance10.8
13) Women10.8
14) Racism65.0
15) Religious decline32.5
16) Apathy21.7
20) Other4739.2
Missing936 
TOTAL120100.0
332) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Other, second mention (PROBS802)
TOTAL%
1) Education58.2
2) Elderly46.6
3) Environment23.3
5) Immigrants23.3
6) Legal34.9
7) Morality1118.0
8) Politics58.2
9) Regionalism23.3
10) Unions23.3
11) Welfare abuse34.9
14) Racism11.6
15) Drop in Christian participation11.6
16) Apathy34.9
20) Miscellaneous1727.9
Missing995 
TOTAL61100.0
333) Concerning bilingualism in Canada, would you say Canada should have two official languages (French and English), one official language (French or English), or no official language? (BILING2)
TOTAL%
1) Canada should have two official languages - French and English.48446.4
2) Canada should have one official language - French.70.7
3) Canada should have one official language - English.45844.0
4) Canada should have no official language.615.9
5) Other252.4
8) Undecided40.4
9) Varied30.3
Missing14 
TOTAL1042100.0
334) How do you feel about the contribution of the following province in keeping Canada together - does it tend to further unity, create division, or have little impact either way? - British Columbia (BC2)
TOTAL%
1) Tends to further unity27328.4
2) Tends to create division40041.6
3) Little impact either way28629.7
8) Undecided20.2
9) Varied10.1
Missing94 
TOTAL962100.0
335) How do you feel about the contribution of the following province in keeping Canada together - does it tend to further unity, create division, or have little impact either way? - Alberta (ALTA2)
TOTAL%
1) Tends to further unity21121.7
2) Tends to create division66468.3
3) Little impact either way919.4
8) Undecided30.3
9) Varied30.3
Missing84 
TOTAL972100.0
336) How do you feel about the contribution of the following province in keeping Canada together - does it tend to further unity, create division, or have little impact either way? - Saskatchewan (SASK2)
TOTAL%
1) Tends to further unity38640.5
2) Tends to create division17518.3
3) Little impact either way38840.7
8) Undecided40.4
9) Varied10.1
Missing102 
TOTAL954100.0
337) How do you feel about the contribution of the following province in keeping Canada together - does it tend to further unity, create division, or have little impact either way? - Manitoba (MAN2)
TOTAL%
1) Tends to further unity33835.6
2) Tends to create division14715.5
3) Little impact either way45848.3
8) Undecided40.4
9) Varied20.2
Missing107 
TOTAL949100.0
338) How do you feel about the contribution of the following province in keeping Canada together - does it tend to further unity, create division, or have little impact either way? - Ontario (ONT2)
TOTAL%
1) Tends to further unity45647.6
2) Tends to create division34035.5
3) Little impact either way15816.5
8) Undecided30.3
9) Varied10.1
Missing98 
TOTAL958100.0
339) How do you feel about the contribution of the following province in keeping Canada together - does it tend to further unity, create division, or have little impact either way? - Quebec (QUE2)
TOTAL%
1) Tends to further unity818.2
2) Tends to create division85786.7
3) Little impact either way434.4
8) Undecided30.3
9) Varied40.4
Missing68 
TOTAL988100.0
340) How do you feel about the contribution of the following province in keeping Canada together - does it tend to further unity, create division, or have little impact either way? - Nova Scotia (NS2)
TOTAL%
1) Tends to further unity36938.6
2) Tends to create division565.9
3) Little impact either way52354.8
8) Undecided60.6
9) Varied10.1
Missing101 
TOTAL955100.0
341) How do you feel about the contribution of the following province in keeping Canada together - does it tend to further unity, create division, or have little impact either way? - Prince Edward Island (PEI2)
TOTAL%
1) Tends to further unity34235.8
2) Tends to create division434.5
3) Little impact either way56559.1
8) Undecided40.4
9) Varied20.2
Missing100 
TOTAL956100.0
342) How do you feel about the contribution of the following province in keeping Canada together - does it tend to further unity, create division, or have little impact either way? - New Brunswick (NB2)
TOTAL%
1) Tends to further unity38440.2
2) Tends to create division717.4
3) Little impact either way49551.8
8) Undecided40.4
9) Varied10.1
Missing101 
TOTAL955100.0
343) How do you feel about the contribution of the following province in keeping Canada together - does it tend to further unity, create division, or have little impact either way? - Newfoundland (NFLD2)
TOTAL%
1) Tends to further unity27328.6
2) Tends to create division24525.7
3) Little impact either way42945.0
8) Undecided30.3
9) Varied30.3
Missing103 
TOTAL953100.0
344) How many persons from the following group would you say you are closely acquainted with at the present time? - Protestants (ACQPROT2)
TOTAL%
0) None938.8
1) 1151.4
2) 2-3565.3
4) 4 or more89184.5
Missing1 
TOTAL1055100.0
345) How many persons from the following group would you say you are closely acquainted with at the present time? - Roman Catholics (ACQCATH2)
TOTAL%
0) None817.7
1) 1323.0
2) 2-310710.1
4) 4 or more83679.2
TOTAL1056100.0
346) How many persons from the following group would you say you are closely acquainted with at the present time? - Jews (ACQJEW2)
TOTAL%
0) None54451.6
1) 1999.4
2) 2-321220.1
4) 4 or more19918.9
Missing2 
TOTAL1054100.0
347) How many persons from the following group would you say you are closely acquainted with at the present time? - French Canadians (ACQFREN2)
TOTAL%
0) None34532.7
1) 112211.6
2) 2-319618.6
4) 4 or more39137.1
Missing2 
TOTAL1054100.0
348) How many persons from the following group would you say you are closely acquainted with at the present time? - English Canadians (ACQENG2)
TOTAL%
0) None837.9
1) 1161.5
2) 2-3383.6
4) 4 or more91887.0
Missing1 
TOTAL1055100.0
349) How many persons from the following group would you say you are closely acquainted with at the present time? - Orientals (ACQORIE2)
TOTAL%
0) None54651.9
1) 110810.3
2) 2-322221.1
4) 4 or more17716.8
Missing3 
TOTAL1053100.0
350) How many persons from the following group would you say you are closely acquainted with at the present time? - Canadian Indians (ACQIND2)
TOTAL%
0) None71868.1
1) 1989.3
2) 2-312912.2
4) 4 or more11010.4
Missing1 
TOTAL1055100.0
351) How many persons from the following group would you say you are closely acquainted with at the present time? - Blacks (ACQBLAC2)
TOTAL%
0) None65261.9
1) 112111.5
2) 2-315614.8
4) 4 or more12511.9
Missing2 
TOTAL1054100.0
352) How many persons from the following group would you say you are closely acquainted with at the present time? - East Indians or Pakistanis (ACQEIND2)
TOTAL%
0) None71167.3
1) 111310.7
2) 2-314613.8
4) 4 or more868.1
TOTAL1056100.0
353) Is there any area within a mile of your home where you would be afraid to walk alone at night? (FEAR2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes36935.3
2) No67764.7
Missing10 
TOTAL1046100.0
354) Have you ever been threatened with a gun or shot at in Canada? (GUN2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes555.3
2) No99094.7
Missing11 
TOTAL1045100.0
355) During 1979, did anyone break into or somehow illegally get into your apartment or home? (BURGLAR2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes807.7
2) No96592.3
Missing11 
TOTAL1045100.0
356) During 1979, did anyone take something from you by using force - such as a stickup, mugging or threat? (ROBBERY2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes201.9
2) No102898.1
Missing8 
TOTAL1048100.0
357) In general, do you think the courts deal too harshly or not harshly enough with criminals? (COURTS2)
TOTAL%
1) Too harshly222.1
2) Not harshly enough84881.2
3) About right15815.1
8) Undecided50.5
9) Varied111.1
Missing12 
TOTAL1044100.0
358) Which of the following comes closest to your view of people? (PEOPLE2)
TOTAL%
1) People are basically good and usually try to be fair.43241.1
2) People are basically good but have to look out for themselves.34432.7
3) People are basically bad.80.8
4) People are not basically anything; they simply are all different.25824.5
9) Varied90.9
Missing5 
TOTAL1051100.0
359) Please put yourself in the situation of just having met a person and the only thing you know about them is the following. What do you think your immediate reaction would be? - An alcoholic (ALHOLIC2)
TOTAL%
1) At ease48646.9
2) A bit uneasy48546.8
3) Very uneasy646.2
9) Varied10.1
Missing20 
TOTAL1036100.0
360) Please put yourself in the situation of just having met a person and the only thing you know about them is the following. What do you think your immediate reaction would be? - A former mental patient (FMPAT2)
TOTAL%
1) At ease35033.8
2) A bit uneasy56955.0
3) Very uneasy11411.0
8) Undecided10.1
9) Varied10.1
Missing21 
TOTAL1035100.0
361) Please put yourself in the situation of just having met a person and the only thing you know about them is the following. What do you think your immediate reaction would be? - A male homosexual (HOMOSXL2)
TOTAL%
1) At ease30729.7
2) A bit uneasy38237.0
3) Very uneasy33932.8
8) Undecided20.2
9) Varied20.2
Missing24 
TOTAL1032100.0
362) Please put yourself in the situation of just having met a person and the only thing you know about them is the following. What do you think your immediate reaction would be? - A drug user (DRUGUSE2)
TOTAL%
1) At ease24824.0
2) A bit uneasy46845.3
3) Very uneasy31530.5
8) Undecided20.2
9) Varied10.1
Missing22 
TOTAL1034100.0
363) Please put yourself in the situation of just having met a person and the only thing you know about them is the following. What do you think your immediate reaction would be? - An ex-convict (EXCON2)
TOTAL%
1) At ease30029.1
2) A bit uneasy54452.8
3) Very uneasy18017.5
8) Undecided20.2
9) Varied40.4
Missing26 
TOTAL1030100.0
364) Please put yourself in the situation of just having met a person and the only thing you know about them is the following. What do you think your immediate reaction would be? - A female homosexual (LESBIAN2)
TOTAL%
1) At ease37436.4
2) A bit uneasy38637.5
3) Very uneasy26525.8
8) Undecided20.2
9) Varied10.1
Missing28 
TOTAL1028100.0
365) Please put yourself in the situation of just having met a person and the only thing you know about them is the following. What do you think your immediate reaction would be? - A drug addict (DRUGADD2)
TOTAL%
1) At ease15615.1
2) A bit uneasy43742.4
3) Very uneasy43542.2
8) Undecided20.2
Missing26 
TOTAL1030100.0
366) Please put yourself in the situation of just having met a person and the only thing you know about them is the following. What do you think your immediate reaction would be? - A Canadian Indian (INDIAN2)
TOTAL%
1) At ease91488.2
2) A bit uneasy11210.8
3) Very uneasy70.7
8) Undecided10.1
9) Varied20.2
Missing20 
TOTAL1036100.0
367) Please put yourself in the situation of just having met a person and the only thing you know about them is the following. What do you think your immediate reaction would be? - An Oriental (ORIENT2)
TOTAL%
1) At ease96593.5
2) A bit uneasy626.0
3) Very uneasy40.4
9) Varied10.1
Missing24 
TOTAL1032100.0
368) Please put yourself in the situation of just having met a person and the only thing you know about them is the following. What do you think your immediate reaction would be? - A black (BLACK2)
TOTAL%
1) At ease93590.0
2) A bit uneasy969.2
3) Very uneasy60.6
9) Varied20.2
Missing17 
TOTAL1039100.0
369) Please put yourself in the situation of just having met a person and the only thing you know about them is the following. What do you think your immediate reaction would be? - An East Indian or Pakistani (EINDIAN2)
TOTAL%
1) At ease84281.4
2) A bit uneasy15815.3
3) Very uneasy333.2
9) Varied10.1
Missing22 
TOTAL1034100.0
370) Please put yourself in the situation of just having met a person and the only thing you know about them is the following. What do you think your immediate reaction would be? - A Jew (JEWS2)
TOTAL%
1) At ease98695.0
2) A bit uneasy444.2
3) Very uneasy70.7
9) Varied10.1
Missing18 
TOTAL1038100.0
371) Do you approve of marriages between - Whites and Canadian Indians? (WCI2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes73172.1
2) No27126.7
8) Undecided70.7
9) Varied50.5
Missing42 
TOTAL1014100.0
372) Do you approve of marriages between - Whites and blacks? (WB2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes56055.0
2) No44543.7
8) Undecided70.7
9) Varied60.6
Missing38 
TOTAL1018100.0
373) Do you approve of marriages between - Whites and Orientals? (WO2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes68168.0
2) No31131.0
8) Undecided60.6
9) Varied40.4
Missing54 
TOTAL1002100.0
374) Do you approve of marriages between - Whites and East Indians or Pakistanis? (WEI2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes58358.5
2) No40040.2
8) Undecided60.6
9) Varied70.7
Missing60 
TOTAL996100.0
375) Do you approve of marriages between - Protestants and Roman Catholics? (PC2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes88085.8
2) No13513.2
8) Undecided60.6
9) Varied50.5
Missing30 
TOTAL1026100.0
376) Do you approve of marriages between - Protestants and Jews? (PJ2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes83682.1
2) No17216.9
8) Undecided60.6
9) Varied40.4
Missing38 
TOTAL1018100.0
377) Do you approve of marriages between - Jews and Roman Catholics? (JRC2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes80779.3
2) No20119.7
8) Undecided60.6
9) Varied40.4
Missing38 
TOTAL1018100.0
378) Do you feel that any racial or cultural groups in your community are discriminated against? (DISCRIM2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, and it's getting worse.11010.6
2) Yes, but it's getting better.17617.0
3) Yes, but it's no better or worse.28527.5
4) No, although it was a problem in the past.898.6
5) No, and such a problem has never been very serious.36935.7
8) Undecided20.2
9) Varied40.4
Missing21 
TOTAL1035100.0
379) There has been a lot of talk about how morals and attitudes toward sex are changing in this country. What is your opinion of the following? - A man and a woman having sexual relations before marriage (PREMARS2)
TOTAL%
1) Always wrong22121.1
2) Almost always wrong12712.1
3) Sometimes wrong32230.7
4) Not wrong at all37635.8
8) Undecided10.1
9) Varied20.2
Missing7 
TOTAL1049100.0
380) There has been a lot of talk about how morals and attitudes toward sex are changing in this country. What is your opinion of the following? - A married person having sexual relations with someone other than the marriage partner (XMARSEX2)
TOTAL%
1) Always wrong59856.8
2) Almost always wrong27626.2
3) Sometimes wrong14013.3
4) Not wrong at all373.5
9) Varied20.2
Missing3 
TOTAL1053100.0
381) There has been a lot of talk about how morals and attitudes toward sex are changing in this country. What is your opinion of the following? - Two adults of the same sex having sexual relations (HOMOSEX2)
TOTAL%
1) Always wrong71469.1
2) Almost always wrong767.4
3) Sometimes wrong11411.0
4) Not wrong at all12712.3
8) Undecided30.3
Missing22 
TOTAL1034100.0
382) Which of these statements comes closest to your feelings about the distribution of pornography? (PORNLAW2)
TOTAL%
1) There should be no laws forbidding its distribution.767.3
2) There should be laws forbidding its distribution to persons under 18 years old.56954.8
3) There should be laws forbidding its distribution to all ages.38537.1
8) Undecided20.2
9) Varied70.7
Missing17 
TOTAL1039100.0
383) Do you think it should be possible for a pregnant woman to obtain a legal abortion if - There is a strong chance of serious defect in the baby? (ABDEFEC2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes87485.2
2) No14814.4
8) Undecided40.4
Missing30 
TOTAL1026100.0
384) Do you think it should be possible for a pregnant woman to obtain a legal abortion if - She is married and does not want to have any more children? (ABNOMOR2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes44543.8
2) No56755.8
8) Undecided30.3
9) Varied10.1
Missing40 
TOTAL1016100.0
385) Do you think it should be possible for a pregnant woman to obtain a legal abortion if - Her own health is seriously endangered by the pregnancy? (ABHLTH2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes96192.9
2) No716.9
8) Undecided10.1
9) Varied20.2
Missing21 
TOTAL1035100.0
386) Do you think it should be possible for a pregnant woman to obtain a legal abortion if - The family has a very low income and cannot afford more children? (ABPOOR2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes51550.5
2) No50049.1
8) Undecided40.4
Missing37 
TOTAL1019100.0
387) Do you think it should be possible for a pregnant woman to obtain a legal abortion if - She become pregnant as a result of rape? (ABRAPE2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes86584.0
2) No15815.3
8) Undecided70.7
Missing26 
TOTAL1030100.0
388) Do you think it should be possible for a pregnant woman to obtain a legal abortion if - She is not married but does not want to marry the man? (ABSINGL2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes45544.5
2) No56255.0
8) Undecided40.4
9) Varied10.1
Missing34 
TOTAL1022100.0
389) Do you think birth control information should be available to teenagers who want it? (TEENINF2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes97292.3
2) No787.4
8) Undecided10.1
9) Varied20.2
Missing3 
TOTAL1053100.0
390) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the following statement. - Canada should follow a policy of opening its doors to displaced persons (refugees), whomever they may be. (REFUGEE2)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree797.7
2) Agree31530.7
3) Disagree42141.0
4) Strongly disagree21020.4
8) Undecided10.1
9) Varied10.1
Missing29 
TOTAL1027100.0
391) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the following statement. - Because not all Canadians have the same religious beliefs, it would be better not to have prayers said in public schools. (PRAYERS2)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree11711.3
2) Agree27726.7
3) Disagree39838.4
4) Strongly disagree24123.3
8) Undecided10.1
9) Varied20.2
Missing20 
TOTAL1036100.0
392) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the following statement. - Law enforcement is applied evenly to all those who break the law. (LAWENF2)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree18718.1
2) Agree12211.8
3) Disagree40238.8
4) Strongly disagree32231.1
8) Undecided20.2
9) Varied10.1
Missing20 
TOTAL1036100.0
393) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the following statement. - Nowadays, a person has to live pretty much for today and let tomorrow take care of itself. (ANOMIA12)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree615.9
2) Agree22622.0
3) Disagree52551.1
4) Strongly disagree21220.6
8) Undecided10.1
9) Varied30.3
Missing28 
TOTAL1028100.0
394) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the following statement. - The use of marijuana should be legalized. (MARIJ2)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree626.0
2) Agree20019.5
3) Disagree32431.6
4) Strongly disagree43642.5
8) Undecided30.3
9) Varied10.1
Missing30 
TOTAL1026100.0
395) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the following statement. - War is justified when other ways of settling international disputes fail. (WAR2)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree383.7
2) Agree19819.4
3) Disagree36135.4
4) Strongly disagree41540.7
8) Undecided50.5
9) Varied20.2
Missing37 
TOTAL1019100.0
396) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the following statement. - The problem with Canadian Indians is that they would rather live on handouts than get out and work like other people. (CANINDS2)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree817.9
2) Agree24323.8
3) Disagree48147.2
4) Strongly disagree20219.8
8) Undecided40.4
9) Varied80.8
Missing37 
TOTAL1019100.0
397) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the following statement. - Homosexuals are entitled to the same rights as other Canadians. (HOMORTS2)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree15114.8
2) Agree53452.4
3) Disagree20119.7
4) Strongly disagree12812.5
8) Undecided60.6
Missing36 
TOTAL1020100.0
398) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the following statement. - In spite of what some people say, the lot of the average person is getting worse, not better. (ANOMIA22)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree929.0
2) Agree37236.3
3) Disagree48146.9
4) Strongly disagree777.5
8) Undecided10.1
9) Varied20.2
Missing31 
TOTAL1025100.0
399) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the following statement. - The death penalty should be exercised in some instances. (CAPPUN2)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree47646.1
2) Agree41139.8
3) Disagree696.7
4) Strongly disagree727.0
8) Undecided30.3
9) Varied10.1
Missing24 
TOTAL1032100.0
400) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the following statement. - Trudeau is doing a pretty good job as prime minister. (TRUDEAU2)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree908.8
2) Agree36535.6
3) Disagree27126.4
4) Strongly disagree28427.7
8) Undecided40.4
9) Varied111.1
Missing31 
TOTAL1025100.0
401) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the following statement. - Divorce in this country should be easier to obtain than it is now. (DIVEASY2)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree858.3
2) Agree29328.5
3) Disagree49347.9
4) Strongly disagree15415.0
8) Undecided10.1
9) Varied30.3
Missing27 
TOTAL1029100.0
402) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the following statement. - It's hardly fair to bring children into the world with the way things look for the future. (ANOMIA32)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree575.6
2) Agree19418.9
3) Disagree58256.7
4) Strongly disagree18918.4
8) Undecided10.1
9) Varied40.4
Missing29 
TOTAL1027100.0
403) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the following statement. - Anyone who works hard will rise to the top. (CHANCE2)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree797.7
2) Agree30029.1
3) Disagree52651.1
4) Strongly disagree11911.6
8) Undecided30.3
9) Varied30.3
Missing26 
TOTAL1030100.0
404) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the following statement. - A person should retire at 65, regardless of health. (RETIRE2)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree11611.2
2) Agree17717.1
3) Disagree51850.0
4) Strongly disagree22421.6
9) Varied10.1
Missing20 
TOTAL1036100.0
405) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the following statement. - The political and economic system we have in this country is about the best there is. (BESTSYS2)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree817.9
2) Agree53252.0
3) Disagree33732.9
4) Strongly disagree656.4
8) Undecided50.5
9) Varied30.3
Missing33 
TOTAL1023100.0
406) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the following statement. - These days a person doesn't really know whom he can count on. (ANOMIA42)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree817.9
2) Agree41941.0
3) Disagree47946.9
4) Strongly disagree403.9
8) Undecided10.1
9) Varied20.2
Missing34 
TOTAL1022100.0
407) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the following statement. - Jews, in general, are inclined to be more loyal to Israel than to Canada. (JEWLOY2)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree404.1
2) Agree30331.3
3) Disagree52654.4
4) Strongly disagree666.8
8) Undecided232.4
9) Varied90.9
Missing89 
TOTAL967100.0
408) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the following statement. - People like me don't have any say about what the government does. (SAYGOVT2)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree15715.3
2) Agree33132.2
3) Disagree45143.9
4) Strongly disagree838.1
8) Undecided20.2
9) Varied30.3
Missing29 
TOTAL1027100.0
409) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the following statement. - Ministers should stick to religion and not concern themselves with social, economic and political issues. (CLERGY2)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree14013.5
2) Agree21620.9
3) Disagree54352.5
4) Strongly disagree13412.9
9) Varied20.2
Missing21 
TOTAL1035100.0
410) Thinking about all the different kinds of governments in the world today, which of these statements comes closest to how you feel about communism? (COMMUN2)
TOTAL%
1) It's a good form of government.424.1
2) It's all right for some countries.20420.1
3) It's bad, but no worse than some others.37436.8
4) It's the worst kind of all.39238.5
9) Varied50.5
Missing39 
TOTAL1017100.0
411) With respect to your political views, how would you rate yourself? (POLVIEW2)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely liberal323.2
2) Liberal19619.5
3) Moderate, middle of the road51851.6
4) Conservative22622.5
5) Extremely conservative252.5
9) Varied70.7
Missing52 
TOTAL1004100.0
412) Did you vote in the 1980 federal election? (VOTE802)
TOTAL%
1) Yes94591.1
2) No928.9
Missing19 
TOTAL1037100.0
413) If a person cannot afford it, do you think they have a right to - A university education? (RTCOL2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes85884.4
2) No14414.2
3) Qualified yes50.5
8) Undecided40.4
9) Varied50.5
Missing40 
TOTAL1016100.0
414) If a person cannot afford it, do you think they have a right to - Adequate housing? (RTHOUSE2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes93492.3
2) No666.5
3) Qualified yes30.3
8) Undecided30.3
9) Varied60.6
Missing44 
TOTAL1012100.0
415) If a person cannot afford it, do you think they have a right to - Medical care? (RTMEDIC2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes100297.9
2) No121.2
3) Qualified yes40.4
8) Undecided20.2
9) Varied40.4
Missing32 
TOTAL1024100.0
416) If a person cannot afford it, do you think they have a right to - Dental care? (RTDENT2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes96795.0
2) No414.0
3) Qualified yes30.3
8) Undecided20.2
9) Varied50.5
Missing38 
TOTAL1018100.0
417) If a person cannot afford it, do you think they have a right to - A minimum income adequate to live on? (RTINCOM2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes87687.0
2) No11211.1
3) Qualified yes60.6
8) Undecided40.4
9) Varied90.9
Missing49 
TOTAL1007100.0
418) Considerable controversy has taken place over the proper role of women in Canada today. Please indicate whether you agree or disagree with the following. - Married women should not be employed if their husbands are capable of supporting them. (FEWORK2)
TOTAL%
1) Agree32431.6
2) Disagree69667.9
8) Undecided20.2
9) Varied30.3
Missing31 
TOTAL1025100.0
419) Considerable controversy has taken place over the proper role of women in Canada today. Please indicate whether you agree or disagree with the following. - Women should take care of running their homes and leave running the country up to the men. (FEHOME2)
TOTAL%
1) Agree15715.3
2) Disagree87084.5
8) Undecided10.1
9) Varied10.1
Missing27 
TOTAL1029100.0
420) Considerable controversy has taken place over the proper role of women in Canada today. Please indicate whether you agree or disagree with the following. - Women who do the same work as men should receive the same pay. (FEPAY2)
TOTAL%
1) Agree92489.5
2) Disagree10610.3
8) Undecided10.1
9) Varied10.1
Missing24 
TOTAL1032100.0
421) Thinking now of your life outside of formal work, how often would you estimate that you do the following? - Spend an evening with relatives (EVERELS2)
TOTAL%
1) Very often25324.7
2) Sometimes71770.0
3) Never555.4
Missing31 
TOTAL1025100.0
422) Thinking now of your life outside of formal work, how often would you estimate that you do the following? - Read the newspaper (PAPER2)
TOTAL%
1) Very often84181.5
2) Sometimes17617.1
3) Never151.5
Missing24 
TOTAL1032100.0
423) Thinking now of your life outside of formal work, how often would you estimate that you do the following? - Attend a movie (MOVIE2)
TOTAL%
1) Very often434.2
2) Sometimes68366.8
3) Never29629.0
Missing34 
TOTAL1022100.0
424) Thinking now of your life outside of formal work, how often would you estimate that you do the following? - Read books (BOOKS2)
TOTAL%
1) Very often54653.0
2) Sometimes42841.5
3) Never575.5
Missing25 
TOTAL1031100.0
425) Thinking now of your life outside of formal work, how often would you estimate that you do the following? - Jog (JOG2)
TOTAL%
1) Very often646.3
2) Sometimes21821.4
3) Never73572.3
Missing39 
TOTAL1017100.0
426) Thinking now of your life outside of formal work, how often would you estimate that you do the following? - Listen to music (MUSIC2)
TOTAL%
1) Very often55954.1
2) Sometimes45043.5
3) Never252.4
Missing22 
TOTAL1034100.0
427) Thinking now of your life outside of formal work, how often would you estimate that you do the following? - Attend parties (PARTIES2)
TOTAL%
1) Very often817.9
2) Sometimes83681.2
3) Never11110.8
9) Varied10.1
Missing27 
TOTAL1029100.0
428) Thinking now of your life outside of formal work, how often would you estimate that you do the following? - Go out for dinner (DINNER2)
TOTAL%
1) Very often17416.9
2) Sometimes79276.8
3) Never656.3
Missing25 
TOTAL1031100.0
429) Thinking now of your life outside of formal work, how often would you estimate that you do the following? - Smoke cigarettes (SMOKE2)
TOTAL%
1) Very often27626.8
2) Sometimes989.5
3) Never65663.7
Missing26 
TOTAL1030100.0
430) Thinking now of your life outside of formal work, how often would you estimate that you do the following? - Attend an athletic event (SPEVENT2)
TOTAL%
1) Very often11010.8
2) Sometimes58256.9
3) Never33132.4
Missing33 
TOTAL1023100.0
431) Thinking now of your life outside of formal work, how often would you estimate that you do the following? - Watch or listen to the news (NEWS2)
TOTAL%
1) Very often88285.2
2) Sometimes14413.9
3) Never80.8
8) Undecided10.1
Missing21 
TOTAL1035100.0
432) Thinking now of your life outside of formal work, how often would you estimate that you do the following? - Attend a play (PLAY2)
TOTAL%
1) Very often636.2
2) Sometimes55654.5
3) Never40139.3
Missing36 
TOTAL1020100.0
433) Thinking now of your life outside of formal work, how often would you estimate that you do the following? - Spend an evening with friends (EVEFRND2)
TOTAL%
1) Very often31030.0
2) Sometimes69567.3
3) Never272.6
Missing24 
TOTAL1032100.0
434) Thinking now of your life outside of formal work, how often would you estimate that you do the following? - Drink alcohol (DRINK2)
TOTAL%
1) Very often13012.6
2) Sometimes66764.6
3) Never23622.8
Missing23 
TOTAL1033100.0
435) Thinking now of your life outside of formal work, how often would you estimate that you do the following? - Participate in sports (SPORTS2)
TOTAL%
1) Very often14914.5
2) Sometimes43642.4
3) Never44343.1
Missing28 
TOTAL1028100.0
436) Thinking now of your life outside of formal work, how often would you estimate that you do the following? - Dance (DANCE2)
TOTAL%
1) Very often888.5
2) Sometimes66464.3
3) Never28127.2
Missing23 
TOTAL1033100.0
437) Thinking now of your life outside of formal work, how often would you estimate that you do the following? - Go out to a lounge or bar (LOUNGE2)
TOTAL%
1) Very often474.6
2) Sometimes45844.5
3) Never52450.9
Missing27 
TOTAL1029100.0
438) Thinking now of your life outside of formal work, how often would you estimate that you do the following? - Engage in a hobby (HOBBY2)
TOTAL%
1) Very often37436.5
2) Sometimes53552.1
3) Never11711.4
Missing30 
TOTAL1026100.0
439) Thinking now of your life outside of formal work, how often would you estimate that you do the following? - Read magazines (MAGAZIN2)
TOTAL%
1) Very often53351.4
2) Sometimes46945.3
3) Never343.3
Missing20 
TOTAL1036100.0
440) Please indicate whether or not you are a formal member of - A labor union. (MEMUNIO2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes24785.2
2) No4314.8
Missing766 
TOTAL290100.0
441) Please indicate whether or not you are a formal member of - A political group. (MEMPOLI2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes11870.2
2) No5029.8
Missing888 
TOTAL168100.0
442) Please indicate whether or not you are a formal member of - A service club. (MEMSERV2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes25686.2
2) No4113.8
Missing759 
TOTAL297100.0
443) Please indicate whether or not you are a formal member of - A sports group. (MEMSPOR2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes26184.5
2) No4815.5
Missing747 
TOTAL309100.0
444) Please indicate whether or not you are a formal member of - A hobby-related group. (MEMHOBB2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes18982.2
2) No4117.8
Missing826 
TOTAL230100.0
445) Please indicate whether or not you are a formal member of - A nationality group. (MEMNAT2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes6556.5
2) No5043.5
Missing941 
TOTAL115100.0
446) Please indicate whether or not you are a formal member of - A church or synagogue. (MEMCHUR2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes55194.8
2) No305.2
Missing475 
TOTAL581100.0
447) Please indicate whether or not you are a formal member of - A fraternity or sorority. (MEMGREE2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes12370.7
2) No5129.3
Missing882 
TOTAL174100.0
448) Please indicate whether or not you are a formal member of - A farm organization. (MEMFARM2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes4446.8
2) No5053.2
Missing962 
TOTAL94100.0
449) Please indicate whether or not you are a formal member of - Any other group. (MEMOTHE2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes21985.5
2) No3714.5
Missing800 
TOTAL256100.0
450) Thinking specifically now of religious services, how often do you attend them? (ATTEND2)
TOTAL%
1) Never17717.0
2) Less than once a year999.5
3) About once a year11611.2
4) Several times a year18718.0
5) About once a month545.2
6) 2-3 times a month525.0
7) Nearly every week11511.1
8) Every week18517.8
9) Several times a week555.3
Missing16 
TOTAL1040100.0
451) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MARRIED: How often does your husband or wife attend religious services, the same as you do, more than you, or less than you? (SPATTEN2)
TOTAL%
1) As often as I do51165.0
2) More often than I do16120.5
3) Less often than I do11414.5
Missing270 
TOTAL786100.0
452) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE SCHOOL-AGE CHILDREN: How frequently - if - do your children attend Sunday school or religious classes of instruction which are not part of their regular school day? (CHATTEN2)
TOTAL%
1) Regularly16535.4
2) Often337.1
3) Sometimes11023.6
4) Never15733.7
9) Varied10.2
Missing590 
TOTAL466100.0
453) How much time would you say you usually spend watching TV each week? (TV2)
TOTAL%
1) 1-5 hours21320.5
2) 6-10 hours25324.4
3) 11-15 hours24623.7
4) 16-30 hours22321.5
5) More than 30 hours636.1
6) Rarely or never363.5
9) Varied40.4
Missing18 
TOTAL1038100.0
454) Do you ever make a point of listening to or watching religious services on radio or television? (RELIGTV2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, regularly686.6
2) Yes, sometimes28927.9
3) Very seldom23622.8
4) No or practically never44442.8
Missing19 
TOTAL1037100.0
455) How much satisfaction would you say you receive from the following area of your life? - Your friendships (SATFRND2)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal55453.6
2) Quite a bit33632.5
3) Some12712.3
4) A little141.4
5) None20.2
9) Varied10.1
Missing22 
TOTAL1034100.0
456) How much satisfaction would you say you receive from the following area of your life? - Your marriage (if applicable) (SATMAR2)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal61475.7
2) Quite a bit13216.3
3) Some374.6
4) A little121.5
5) None151.8
9) Varied10.1
Missing245 
TOTAL811100.0
457) How much satisfaction would you say you receive from the following area of your life? - Your leisure activities (SATHOBB2)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal46945.8
2) Quite a bit39538.6
3) Some13313.0
4) A little212.1
5) None30.3
9) Varied20.2
Missing33 
TOTAL1023100.0
458) How much satisfaction would you say you receive from the following area of your life? - The city or town you live in (SATCITY2)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal28227.9
2) Quite a bit36636.3
3) Some24924.7
4) A little868.5
5) None262.6
Missing47 
TOTAL1009100.0
459) How much satisfaction would you say you receive from the following area of your life? - Your children (if applicable) (SATCHIL2)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal62077.8
2) Quite a bit14317.9
3) Some222.8
4) A little50.6
5) None70.9
Missing259 
TOTAL797100.0
460) How much satisfaction would you say you receive from the following area of your life? - Your job (if applicable) (SATJOB2)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal29736.6
2) Quite a bit31939.3
3) Some14618.0
4) A little323.9
5) None172.1
Missing245 
TOTAL811100.0
461) How much satisfaction would you say you receive from the following area of your life? - Your household duties (SATHOUS2)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal18418.8
2) Quite a bit28529.1
3) Some32533.2
4) A little13714.0
5) None464.7
9) Varied20.2
Missing77 
TOTAL979100.0
462) How much satisfaction would you say you receive from the following area of your life? - Your family life generally (SATFAM2)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal60660.2
2) Quite a bit29128.9
3) Some898.8
4) A little151.5
5) None60.6
Missing49 
TOTAL1007100.0
463) How much satisfaction would you say you receive from the following area of your life? - Your annual vacation (SATVACA2)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal49249.8
2) Quite a bit30731.1
3) Some12312.5
4) A little383.9
5) None272.7
Missing69 
TOTAL987100.0
464) How often has the following common problem bothered you? - Loneliness (LONELY2)
TOTAL%
1) Considerably696.8
2) Somewhat lately18618.3
3) In the past, but not now32031.4
4) Never44343.5
Missing38 
TOTAL1018100.0
465) How often has the following common problem bothered you? - Money (MONEY2)
TOTAL%
1) Considerably17116.6
2) Somewhat lately27526.7
3) In the past, but not now42841.5
4) Never15715.2
Missing25 
TOTAL1031100.0
466) How often has the following common problem bothered you? - Boredom (BOREDOM2)
TOTAL%
1) Considerably555.4
2) Somewhat lately19118.9
3) In the past, but not now21521.3
4) Never55054.4
Missing45 
TOTAL1011100.0
467) How often has the following common problem bothered you? - Sexual life (SEXLIFE2)
TOTAL%
1) Considerably929.3
2) Somewhat lately18518.8
3) In the past, but not now20520.8
4) Never50351.1
Missing71 
TOTAL985100.0
468) How often has the following common problem bothered you? - Wondering about the meaning and purpose of life (MPLIFE2)
TOTAL%
1) Considerably12512.5
2) Somewhat lately24124.0
3) In the past, but not now18218.1
4) Never45645.4
Missing52 
TOTAL1004100.0
469) How often has the following common problem bothered you? - Marriage (if applicable) (MARRIAG2)
TOTAL%
1) Considerably404.9
2) Somewhat lately9311.5
3) In the past, but not now19624.1
4) Never48359.5
Missing244 
TOTAL812100.0
470) How often has the following common problem bothered you? - Anxiety (ANXIETY2)
TOTAL%
1) Considerably11812.1
2) Somewhat lately26627.3
3) In the past, but not now29129.8
4) Never30030.8
Missing81 
TOTAL975100.0
471) How often has the following common problem bothered you? - Feeling I should be getting more out of life (MORELIF2)
TOTAL%
1) Considerably13914.1
2) Somewhat lately27227.5
3) In the past, but not now21421.7
4) Never36336.7
Missing68 
TOTAL988100.0
472) How often has the following common problem bothered you? - Job (if applicable)? (JOB2)
TOTAL%
1) Considerably8610.7
2) Somewhat lately20926.0
3) In the past, but not now24530.4
4) Never26532.9
Missing251 
TOTAL805100.0
473) How often has the following common problem bothered you? - Depression (DEPRESS2)
TOTAL%
1) Considerably606.1
2) Somewhat lately17918.2
3) In the past, but not now26326.7
4) Never48449.1
Missing70 
TOTAL986100.0
474) How often has the following common problem bothered you? - Children (if applicable) (CHILDRO2)
TOTAL%
1) Considerably506.5
2) Somewhat lately16020.9
3) In the past, but not now16621.7
4) Never38950.8
Missing291 
TOTAL765100.0
475) How often has the following common problem bothered you? - Inferiority feelings (INFERIO2)
TOTAL%
1) Considerably848.6
2) Somewhat lately13113.4
3) In the past, but not now30030.7
4) Never46147.2
Missing80 
TOTAL976100.0
476) How often has the following common problem bothered you? - Lack of recognition for what I do (LACKREC2)
TOTAL%
1) Considerably10210.3
2) Somewhat lately18819.0
3) In the past, but not now26126.3
4) Never44144.5
Missing64 
TOTAL992100.0
477) How often has the following common problem bothered you? - Never seem to have enough time (NOTIME2)
TOTAL%
1) Considerably32132.0
2) Somewhat lately31731.6
3) In the past, but not now14013.9
4) Never22622.5
Missing52 
TOTAL1004100.0
478) To what extent would you say you think about the following question? - How did the world come into being? (QORIGIN2)
TOTAL%
1) Often13713.4
2) Sometimes51350.0
3) No longer21921.4
4) Never have15615.2
Missing31 
TOTAL1025100.0
479) To what extent would you say you think about the following question? - What is the purpose of life? (QPURPOS2)
TOTAL%
1) Often17316.9
2) Sometimes51450.3
3) No longer16215.9
4) Never have17016.6
8) Undecided10.1
9) Varied20.2
Missing34 
TOTAL1022100.0
480) To what extent would you say you think about the following question? - How can I find real happiness? (QHAPPY2)
TOTAL%
1) Often17717.4
2) Sometimes37336.6
3) No longer22822.4
4) Never have23923.5
9) Varied10.1
Missing38 
TOTAL1018100.0
481) To what extent would you say you think about the following question? - Why is there suffering in the world? (QSUFFER2)
TOTAL%
1) Often32531.6
2) Sometimes51249.7
3) No longer1019.8
4) Never have918.8
9) Varied10.1
Missing26 
TOTAL1030100.0
482) To what extent would you say you think about the following question? - What happens after death? (QDEATH2)
TOTAL%
1) Often20519.9
2) Sometimes50248.8
3) No longer16115.6
4) Never have16115.6
Missing27 
TOTAL1029100.0
483) To what extent would you say you think about the following question? - Is there a God or Supreme Being? (QGOD2)
TOTAL%
1) Often22522.0
2) Sometimes40239.2
3) No longer18818.3
4) Never have20920.4
9) Varied10.1
Missing31 
TOTAL1025100.0
484) There has been a lot of talk about people showing interest in what some have called ‘the new religions' - religions other than traditional Christianity (e.g., Hare Krishna, Bahai, Moonies, Scientology, TM, Zen). Have you personally taken a strong interest in any such religions? (NRINT2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, presently101.0
2) Yes, in the past191.8
3) No101697.2
Missing11 
TOTAL1045100.0
485) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO INDICATED A STRONG INTEREST IN ANY OF ‘THE NEW RELIGIONS': What religion is that? (NRTYPE2)
TOTAL%
1) Bahai13.6
2) Children of God13.6
4) Hare Krishna27.1
5) Moonies27.1
7) TM828.6
8) Yoga13.6
9) Zen414.3
99) Other932.1
Missing1028 
TOTAL28100.0
486) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO INDICATED A STRONG INTEREST IN ANY OF ‘THE NEW RELIGIONS': Do you participate in any group activities associated with it? (NRPART2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1135.5
2) No2064.5
Missing1025 
TOTAL31100.0
487) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO INDICATED THAT THEY PARTICIPATE IN GROUP ACTIVITIES ASSOCIATED WITH ANY OF ‘THE NEW RELIGIONS': Nature of the activities, first mention: (NRACT12)
TOTAL%
1) Meditation330.0
3) Social220.0
4) Study330.0
99) Other220.0
Missing1046 
TOTAL10100.0
488) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO INDICATED THAT THEY PARTICIPATE IN GROUP ACTIVITIES ASSOCIATED WITH ANY OF ‘THE NEW RELIGIONS': Nature of the activities, second mention: (NRACT22)
TOTAL%
1) Meditation240.0
3) Social240.0
99) Other120.0
Missing1051 
TOTAL5100.0
489) People who believe in astrology claim that the stars, the planets, and our birthdays have a lot to do with our destiny in life. What do you think about this? (ASTROL2)
TOTAL%
1) A firm believer333.2
2) Perhaps possible36234.7
3) Very doubtful39537.9
4) Firm disbeliever24823.8
8) Undecided10.1
9) Varied30.3
Missing14 
TOTAL1042100.0
490) How often do you read your horoscope? (HORSCOP2)
TOTAL%
1) Daily11511.0
2) Occasionally59456.7
3) Never32831.3
4) I'm not sure what a horoscope is.90.9
9) Varied10.1
Missing9 
TOTAL1047100.0
491) How often do you read the Bible privately? (BIBLE2)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely52449.9
2) Only on special occasions979.2
3) Sometimes, but not regularly32430.9
4) Regularly once a week191.8
5) Regularly many times a week343.2
6) Regularly once a day or more525.0
Missing6 
TOTAL1050100.0
492) How often do you pray privately? (PRAYER2)
TOTAL%
1) I never pray, or only in religious services.24523.4
2) Only on special occasions747.1
3) Sometimes, but not regularly32831.4
4) Regularly, once a week232.2
5) Regularly, many times a week989.4
6) Regularly, once a day or more27626.4
9) Varied20.2
Missing10 
TOTAL1046100.0
493) How often, if at all, are table prayers or grace said before or after meals in your home? (GRACE2)
TOTAL%
1) At all meals13913.3
2) At least once a day726.9
3) At least once a week625.9
4) Only on special occasions34733.2
5) Never or hardly ever42240.4
8) Undecided10.1
9) Varied20.2
Missing11 
TOTAL1045100.0
494) Do you believe some people have special psychic powers, enabling them to predict future events? (PSYCHIC2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, I definitely do.15615.0
2) Yes, I think so.41139.4
3) No, I don't think so.32931.5
4) No, I definitely do not.14113.5
8) Undecided60.6
Missing13 
TOTAL1043100.0
495) Have you ever had any experience that you think is an example of mental telepathy (awareness of others' thoughts)? (TELEP2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, I'm sure I have.18617.9
2) Yes, I think I have.32030.7
3) No53551.4
Missing15 
TOTAL1041100.0
496) Have you ever had any experience that you think is an example of premonition (anticipation of a coming event)? (PREMON2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, I'm sure I have.19218.4
2) Yes, I think I have.38336.8
3) No46644.8
Missing15 
TOTAL1041100.0
497) Which of these statements come closest to your view of extrasensory perception(ESP)? (ESP2)
TOTAL%
1) I am sure it exists.22321.6
2) I think it probably exists.51950.2
3) I think it probably doesn't exist.16215.7
4) I am sure it doesn't exist.514.9
5) I'm not sure what ESP is.727.0
8) Undecided10.1
9) Varied60.6
Missing22 
TOTAL1034100.0
498) Which of the following comes closest to your view of life after death? (POSTLIF2)
TOTAL%
1) I don't believe that there is life after death.14013.4
2) I am unsure whether or not there is life after death.17716.9
3) I believe that there must be something beyond death, but I have no idea what it may be like.41940.0
4) There is life after death, but no punishment.333.2
5) There is life after death, with rewards for some people and punishment for others.20419.5
6) The notion of reincarnation expresses my view of what happens to people when they die.424.0
7) Other201.9
8) Undecided10.1
9) Varied111.1
Missing9 
TOTAL1047100.0
499) What would you say is your primary response to the idea of death? (RESDEAT2)
TOTAL%
1) Fear14313.6
2) Sorrow24223.1
3) Mystery21620.6
4) Hope20119.2
5) No particular feeling21920.9
9) Varied282.7
Missing7 
TOTAL1049100.0
500) How sure are you that you have found the answer to the meaning of life? (CERTMEA2)
TOTAL%
1) Very certain11210.7
2) Quite certain21120.2
3) Rather uncertain28827.6
4) I don't think there is an answer to such a question.43141.2
8) Undecided10.1
9) Varied20.2
Missing11 
TOTAL1045100.0
501) Which of the following statements come closest to expressing what you believe about God? (BELGOD2)
TOTAL%
1) I know God exists, and I have no doubts about it.46745.0
2) While I have doubts, I feel that I do believe in God.23823.0
3) I find myself believing in God some of the time, but not at other times.484.6
4) I don't believe in a personal God, but I do believe in a higher power of some kind.15114.6
5) I don't know whether there is a God, and I don't believe there is any way to find out.878.4
6) I don't believe in God.222.1
7) Other111.1
9) Varied131.3
Missing19 
TOTAL1037100.0
502) Which of the following statements come closest to expressing what you believe about Jesus? (BELJC2)
TOTAL%
1) Jesus is the Divine Son of God and I have no doubts about it.45844.6
2) While I have some doubts, I basically feel that Jesus is Divine.24623.9
3) I feel that Jesus was a great man and very holy, but I don't feel him to be the Son of God.878.5
4) I think Jesus was only a man, although an extraordinary one.13813.4
5) Frankly, I am not entirely sure there really was such a person as Jesus.797.7
6) Other181.8
8) Undeicded20.2
Missing28 
TOTAL1028100.0
503) Do you happen to know which of Christ's disciples denied him three times? (KNOWDEN2)
TOTAL%
1) Paul141.4
2) James20.2
3) Judas17317.2
4) John50.5
5) Timothy10.1
6) Peter59459.2
7) No, I don't know.21421.3
Missing53 
TOTAL1003100.0
504) Some observers say that people today are so involved in day-to-day concerns - jobs, family, money, health - that they seldom have either the time or the inclination to think about existence itself - its possible purposes and meanings. How well would you say such an observation describes you? (IWV2)
TOTAL%
1) Very accurately12015.2
2) Somewhat accurately32641.2
3) Not very accurately20525.9
4) Not accurately at all14117.8
Missing264 
TOTAL792100.0
505) Other observers say that people today feel the limitations of science and the limitations of pursuing material possessions, including success, and are now looking for more meaning in life. How well would you say such an observation describes you? (SEARCH2)
TOTAL%
1) Very accurately7910.2
2) Somewhat accurately31540.7
3) Not very accurately25933.5
4) Not accurately at all12115.6
Missing282 
TOTAL774100.0
506) Have you ever had the following experience? - A feeling that you were somehow in the presence of God (EXPERGO2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, I'm sure I have.15620.6
2) Yes, I think I have.17723.4
3) No42456.0
Missing299 
TOTAL757100.0
507) Have you ever had the following experience? - A feeling that you were somehow in the presence of evil (EXPEREV2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, I'm sure I have.658.9
2) Yes, I think I have.14519.8
3) No52271.3
Missing324 
TOTAL732100.0
508) Have you ever had the following experience? - A feeling that you were being sustained by a power beyond yourself (EXPERPO2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, I'm sure I have.16621.8
2) Yes, I think I have.20426.7
3) No39251.4
8) Undecided10.1
Missing293 
TOTAL763100.0
509) When you think of someone who is genuinely spiritual, how important do you consider the following characteristic to be? - Raising questions of purpose and meaning (SPQ2)
TOTAL%
1) Very important38843.8
2) Somewhat important33337.6
3) Not very important16318.4
8) Undecided10.1
Missing171 
TOTAL885100.0
510) When you think of someone who is genuinely spiritual, how important do you consider the following characteristic to be? - Struggling to find a faith to live by (SPSTRUG2)
TOTAL%
1) Very important38043.1
2) Somewhat important33037.5
3) Not very important17019.3
8) Undecided10.1
Missing175 
TOTAL881100.0
511) When you think of someone who is genuinely spiritual, how important do you consider the following characteristic to be? - Believing in a supernatural being or higher power (SPBEL2)
TOTAL%
1) Very important54561.2
2) Somewhat important20422.9
3) Not very important14015.7
8) Undecided10.1
Missing166 
TOTAL890100.0
512) When you think of someone who is genuinely spiritual, how important do you consider the following characteristic to be? - Engaging in private prayer (SPPRAY2)
TOTAL%
1) Very important51156.4
2) Somewhat important25928.6
3) Not very important13214.6
8) Undecided10.1
9) Varied30.3
Missing150 
TOTAL906100.0
513) When you think of someone who is genuinely spiritual, how important do you consider the following characteristic to be? - Engaging in public practices such as attending worship services (SPPUB2)
TOTAL%
1) Very important36440.0
2) Somewhat important30033.0
3) Not very important24426.8
8) Undecided10.1
Missing147 
TOTAL909100.0
514) When you think of someone who is genuinely spiritual, how important do you consider the following characteristic to be? - Having a basic knowledge of one's faith (SPKNOW2)
TOTAL%
1) Very important59365.6
2) Somewhat important24126.7
3) Not very important667.3
8) Undecided10.1
9) Varied30.3
Missing152 
TOTAL904100.0
515) When you think of someone who is genuinely spiritual, how important do you consider the following characteristic to be? - Experiencing the supernatural (SPEXPER2)
TOTAL%
1) Very important11613.4
2) Somewhat important18921.8
3) Not very important55764.2
8) Undecided30.3
9) Varied30.3
Missing188 
TOTAL868100.0
516) When you think of someone who is genuinely spiritual, how important do you consider the following characteristic to be? - Living out one's faith in everyday life (SPDEEDS2)
TOTAL%
1) Very important67273.4
2) Somewhat important18420.1
3) Not very important576.2
8) Undecided10.1
9) Varied20.2
Missing140 
TOTAL916100.0
517) When you think of someone who is genuinely spiritual, how important do you consider the following characteristic to be? - Spending time socially with people who have similar beliefs (SPSOC2)
TOTAL%
1) Very important22625.1
2) Somewhat important39243.6
3) Not very important27530.6
8) Undecided10.1
9) Varied60.7
Missing156 
TOTAL900100.0
518) When you think of someone who is genuinely spiritual, how important do you consider the following characteristic to be? - Telling others about one's beliefs (SPWIT2)
TOTAL%
1) Very important19122.1
2) Somewhat important28933.4
3) Not very important38544.5
8) Undecided10.1
Missing190 
TOTAL866100.0
519) When you think of someone who is genuinely spiritual, how important do you consider the following characteristic to be? - Other, first mention (SPOTH12)
TOTAL%
1) Very important1246.2
2) Somewhat important13.8
3) Not very important27.7
88) Other1142.3
Missing1030 
TOTAL26100.0
520) When you think of someone who is genuinely spiritual, how important do you consider the following characteristic to be? - Other, second mention (SPOTH22)
TOTAL%
1) Very important120.0
3) Not very important240.0
88) Other240.0
Missing1051 
TOTAL5100.0
521) Which of the following comes closest to describing the nature of your religion? (NATRELI2)
TOTAL%
1) I am not a religious person.21621.1
2) I regard myself as a deeply committed Christian.36835.9
3) I am deeply committed to a religion other than Christianity.161.6
4) I find myself interested in a variety of religions, but not committed to any particular one.595.8
5) I have a mild interest in Christianity and an inquisitive interest in other religions, but I hardly regard myself as a strongly religious person.25925.3
6) Other848.2
9) Varied222.1
Missing32 
TOTAL1024100.0
522) What is the nature of the community in which you are presently living? (RESNOW2)
TOTAL%
1) A farm424.1
2) Rural non-farm656.3
3) A town or small city (under 30,000)17717.1
4) A medium-sized city (30,000-100,000)22321.6
5) A large city (100,000-400,000)23522.7
6) A metropolis (over 400,000)29128.2
Missing23 
TOTAL1033100.0
523) What is your citizenship status? (CITIZEN2)
TOTAL%
1) I am a Canadian citizen.100296.6
2) I am a landed immigrant.343.3
3) I am a citizen of another country, temporarily living in Canada.10.1
Missing19 
TOTAL1037100.0
524) Concerning French and English, do you speak: (LANG2)
TOTAL%
1) French and English15314.8
2) English only86383.3
3) French only201.9
Missing20 
TOTAL1036100.0
525) At present are you: (WRKSTAT2)
TOTAL%
1) Working full-time66063.8
2) With a job, but not at work because of a temporary illness, strike or lay-off101.0
3) Working part-time, not in school595.7
4) Working part-time, going to school90.9
5) Unemployed191.8
6) Retired18818.2
7) Keeping house807.7
8) In school, not presently employed90.9
9) Varied10.1
Missing21 
TOTAL1035100.0
526) What kind of work do you normally do (for SES and occupation codes, see summary documentation)? (SELFSES2)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL85152.26615
527) Are you currently: (MARITAL2)
TOTAL%
1) Married76973.9
2) Widowed888.5
3) Divorced343.3
4) Separated242.3
5) Never married10610.2
6) Living with someone, although not legally married to him/her191.8
Missing16 
TOTAL1040100.0
528) Have you ever been divorced? (DIVORCE2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes807.9
2) No92792.1
Missing49 
TOTAL1007100.0
529) How many children do you have? (CHILDRE2)
TOTAL%
0) None20919.8
1) 113112.4
2) 230528.9
3) 322221.0
4) 41009.5
5) 5434.1
6) 6232.2
7) 7131.2
8) 8 or more100.9
TOTAL1056100.0
530) What do you think is the ideal number of children for a family to have? (IDEAL2)
TOTAL%
0) None696.5
1) 130.3
2) 239837.7
3) 325824.5
4) 420619.5
5) 5262.5
6) 690.9
7) 710.1
8) 8 or more121.1
9) Varied736.9
Missing1 
TOTAL1055100.0
531) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MARRIED: At present is your husband or wife: (SPWKSTA2)
TOTAL%
1) Working full-time28236.4
2) With a job, but not at work because of a temporary illness, strike or lay-off91.2
3) Working part-time, not in school8911.5
4) Working part-time, going to school60.8
5) Unemployed202.6
6) Retired8410.8
7) Keeping house27735.7
8) In school, not presently employed70.9
9) Varied10.1
Missing281 
TOTAL775100.0
532) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE A SPOUSE WHO IS EMPLOYED: What kind of work does he/she do (for SES and occupation codes, see summary documentation)? (SPSES2)
TOTAL%
19) 10.3
20) 10.3
23) 102.6
24) 20.5
25) 41.0
26) 71.8
27) 174.4
28) 102.6
29) 10.3
30) 82.1
31) 10.3
32) 30.8
33) 10.3
35) 10.3
37) 30.8
38) 195.0
39) 51.3
40) 82.1
41) 164.2
42) 41.0
43) 30.8
44) 143.7
45) 61.6
46) 123.1
48) 30.8
49) 20.5
50) 92.3
51) 4612.0
52) 369.4
53) 20.5
54) 51.3
55) 61.6
57) 51.3
58) 30.8
59) 20.5
60) 10.3
61) 51.3
62) 102.6
63) 30.8
64) 20.5
65) 30.8
66) 359.1
67) 215.5
68) 41.0
69) 41.0
72) 92.3
73) 20.5
74) 51.3
75) 30.8
Missing673 
TOTAL383100.0
533) If you were asked to use one of four names for your social class, which would it be? (CLASS2)
TOTAL%
1) Lower class111.1
2) Working class36334.8
3) Middle class64561.8
4) Upper class191.8
8) Undecided20.2
9) Varied40.4
Missing12 
TOTAL1044100.0
534) With respect to political party preference, do you usually think of yourself as: - Federally (FEDPART2)
TOTAL%
1) Liberal37938.8
2) Conservative39840.7
3) New Democrat Party10911.1
4) Social Credit40.4
5) Parti Quebecois50.5
6) Other222.2
7) None20.2
8) Undecided20.2
9) Varied575.8
Missing78 
TOTAL978100.0
535) With respect to political party preference, do you usually think of yourself as: - Provincially (PROPART2)
TOTAL%
1) Liberal20922.3
2) Conservative38440.9
3) New Democrat Party17919.1
4) Social Credit586.2
5) Parti Quebecois303.2
6) Other212.2
7) None10.1
8) Undecided20.2
9) Varied545.8
Missing118 
TOTAL938100.0
536) Would you please indicate your general religious preference. (RELIG2)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant63160.7
2) Roman Catholic30028.8
3) Jewish171.6
4) None737.0
5) Other171.6
9) Varied20.2
Missing16 
TOTAL1040100.0
537) Would you please indicate your spouse's general religious preference (if applicable). (SPRELIG2)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant47861.3
2) Roman Catholic24130.9
3) Jewish141.8
4) None354.5
5) Other121.5
Missing276 
TOTAL780100.0
538) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE PROTESTANT: What specific denomination? (DENOM2)
TOTAL%
1) Anglican16726.6
2) Baptist436.8
3) Lutheran396.2
4) Mennonite111.7
5) Pentecostal81.3
6) Presbyterian396.2
7) Salvation Army61.0
8) United Church26241.7
9) Other132.1
11) Advent10.2
14) Brethren10.2
16) Alliance20.3
17) Reformed40.6
19) Church of Christ10.2
20) Evangelical10.2
22) Full Gospel20.3
24) Greek Orthodox71.1
27) Jehovah's Witness20.3
29) Mormon61.0
31) Non-denominational10.2
34) Ukrainian Orthodox40.6
35) Unitarian30.5
36) Quaker20.3
37) Church of God10.2
38) Cristadelphian10.2
40) Methodist20.3
Missing427 
TOTAL629100.0
539) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHOSE SPOUSE IS PROTESTANT: What specific denomination? (SPDENOM2)
TOTAL%
1) Anglican13528.7
2) Baptist296.2
3) Lutheran347.2
4) Mennonite102.1
5) Pentecostal81.7
6) Presbyterian296.2
7) Salvation Army40.8
8) United Church19040.3
9) Other71.5
16) Alliance10.2
17) Reformed40.8
19) Church of Christ10.2
20) Evangelical10.2
22) Full Gospel10.2
24) Greek Orthodox40.8
27) Jehovah's Witness20.4
29) Mormon51.1
34) Ukrainian Orthodox40.8
35) Unitarian10.2
40) Methodist10.2
Missing585 
TOTAL471100.0
540) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE ROMAN CATHOLIC: Have you participated in the charismatic movement? (RCCHAR2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes3610.8
2) No29689.2
Missing724 
TOTAL332100.0
541) In terms of formal education, what is the highest level you have completed? (EDUC2)
TOTAL%
1) Grade school17316.7
2) High school33832.7
3) Technical or business school20219.6
4) Undergraduate university16916.4
5) Graduate or professional school, university14814.3
9) Varied30.3
Missing23 
TOTAL1033100.0
542) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE COMPLETED EDUCATION IN AN UNDERGRADUATE UNIVERSITY: What was your major? (UMAJOR2)
TOTAL%
1) Commerce2214.3
2) Education2516.2
3) Engineering117.1
4) Fine Arts53.2
5) Humanities2717.5
6) Nursing117.1
7) Physical Education21.3
8) Physical Science2717.5
9) Social Science2013.0
99) Other42.6
Missing902 
TOTAL154100.0
543) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE COMPLETED EDUCATION IN A GRADUATE OR PROFESSIONAL SCHOOL, UNIVERSITY: What was your field? (PROFIEL2)
TOTAL%
1) Arts64.3
2) Agriculture21.4
3) Commerce2316.7
4) Education2719.6
5) Engineering1611.6
6) Humanities53.6
7) Law85.8
8) Medicine1510.9
10) Physical Science1510.9
11) Social Development53.6
12) Social Science64.3
13) Religion75.1
99) Other32.2
Missing918 
TOTAL138100.0
544) Was any of your education in church or parochial schools? (PAROCH2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes28227.7
2) No73572.3
Missing39 
TOTAL1017100.0
545) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAD SOME PAROCHIAL EDUCATION: Please indicate what portion of your grade school education was in such schools. (PARGS2)
TOTAL%
1) All in parochial schools16359.9
2) Part in parochial schools6122.4
3) None in parochial schools4817.6
Missing784 
TOTAL272100.0
546) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAD SOME PAROCHIAL EDUCATION: Please indicate what portion of your high school education was in such schools. (PARHS2)
TOTAL%
1) All in parochial schools11352.1
2) Part in parochial schools5424.9
3) None in parochial schools5023.0
Missing839 
TOTAL217100.0
547) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAD SOME PAROCHIAL EDUCATION: Please indicate what portion of your university education was in such schools. (PARUNIV2)
TOTAL%
1) All in parochial schools1112.2
2) Part in parochial schools2426.7
3) None in parochial schools5561.1
Missing966 
TOTAL90100.0
548) So far as you and your family are concerned, would you say that your present financial situation leaves you: (SATFIN2)
TOTAL%
1) Pretty well satisfied38336.7
2) More or less satisfied52049.9
3) Not satisfied at all13913.3
9) Varies10.1
Missing13 
TOTAL1043100.0
549) During the last few years, would you say your financial situation has been: (FINALTE2)
TOTAL%
1) Getting better49847.7
2) Getting worse16916.2
3) Staying about the same37636.0
9) Varies20.2
Missing11 
TOTAL1045100.0
550) Which of the figures below comes closest to your total family income, before taxes, in 1979? (INCOME2)
TOTAL%
1) Less than $5,000414.0
2) $5,000-$9,999929.1
3) $10,000-$14,99912712.5
4) $15,000-$19,99917016.7
5) $20,000-$24,99917517.2
6) $25,000-$29,99913413.2
7) $30,000-$50,00021220.9
8) Over $50,000646.3
Missing41 
TOTAL1015100.0
551) Compared with Canadian families in general, would you say your family income is: (COMPINC2)
TOTAL%
1) Far below average343.3
2) Below average15815.3
3) Average46945.3
4) Above average33632.5
5) Far above average353.4
8) Don't know20.2
9) Varied10.1
Missing21 
TOTAL1035100.0
552) Do you consider the amount of federal income tax that you have to pay as being too high, about right or too low? (FEDTAX2)
TOTAL%
1) Too high65765.6
2) About right33233.2
3) Too low80.8
9) Varied40.4
Missing55 
TOTAL1001100.0
553) Generally speaking, how important do you find the following characteristic is in predicting how a person thinks and acts? - Their educational level (IMPEDUC2)
TOTAL%
1) Very important49948.4
2) Somewhat important42040.7
3) Not very important10810.5
9) Varied40.4
Missing25 
TOTAL1031100.0
554) Generally speaking, how important do you find the following characteristic is in predicting how a person thinks and acts? - Their occupation (IMPOCCU2)
TOTAL%
1) Very important30830.0
2) Somewhat important54453.0
3) Not very important17016.6
9) Varied40.4
Missing30 
TOTAL1026100.0
555) Generally speaking, how important do you find the following characteristic is in predicting how a person thinks and acts? - The size of the community they live in (IMPCOMS2)
TOTAL%
1) Very important11411.2
2) Somewhat important49048.1
3) Not very important40940.1
9) Varied60.6
Missing37 
TOTAL1019100.0
556) Generally speaking, how important do you find the following characteristic is in predicting how a person thinks and acts? - Their age (IMPAGE2)
TOTAL%
1) Very important31130.6
2) Somewhat important48447.5
3) Not very important22021.6
9) Varied30.3
Missing38 
TOTAL1018100.0
557) Generally speaking, how important do you find the following characteristic is in predicting how a person thinks and acts? - Their income (IMPINC2)
TOTAL%
1) Very important24323.9
2) Somewhat important48247.3
3) Not very important29128.6
9) Varied20.2
Missing38 
TOTAL1018100.0
558) Generally speaking, how important do you find the following characteristic is in predicting how a person thinks and acts? - Their religion (IMPRELI2)
TOTAL%
1) Very important20019.7
2) Somewhat important42842.2
3) Not very important38437.9
9) Varied20.2
Missing42 
TOTAL1014100.0
559) Generally speaking, how important do you find the following characteristic is in predicting how a person thinks and acts? - Their nationality (IMPNAT2)
TOTAL%
1) Very important14314.1
2) Somewhat important41540.9
3) Not very important45544.9
9) Varied10.1
Missing42 
TOTAL1014100.0
560) Generally speaking, how important do you find the following characteristic is in predicting how a person thinks and acts? - Their astrological sign (IMPASTR2)
TOTAL%
1) Very important161.6
2) Somewhat important585.8
3) Not very important93092.6
Missing52 
TOTAL1004100.0
561) Do you think the following group has too much power, too little power, or about the right amount of power in our nation's affairs? - Rich people (POWRICH2)
TOTAL%
1) Too much79579.5
2) Too little101.0
3) Right amount19419.4
8) Don't know10.1
Missing56 
TOTAL1000100.0
562) Do you think the following group has too much power, too little power, or about the right amount of power in our nation's affairs? - Roman Catholics (POWCATH2)
TOTAL%
1) Too much19420.3
2) Too little373.9
3) Right amount72375.5
8) Don't know30.3
9) Varied10.1
Missing98 
TOTAL958100.0
563) Do you think the following group has too much power, too little power, or about the right amount of power in our nation's affairs? - Labor unions (POWLABO2)
TOTAL%
1) Too much80078.5
2) Too little313.0
3) Right amount18718.4
9) Varied10.1
Missing37 
TOTAL1019100.0
564) Do you think the following group has too much power, too little power, or about the right amount of power in our nation's affairs? - Scientists (POWSCI2)
TOTAL%
1) Too much919.5
2) Too little32033.6
3) Right amount54056.7
8) Don't know10.1
9) Varied10.1
Missing103 
TOTAL953100.0
565) Do you think the following group has too much power, too little power, or about the right amount of power in our nation's affairs? - Jews (POWJEW2)
TOTAL%
1) Too much11512.3
2) Too little414.4
3) Right amount77783.0
8) Don't know20.2
9) Varied10.1
Missing120 
TOTAL936100.0
566) Do you think the following group has too much power, too little power, or about the right amount of power in our nation's affairs? - Canadian Indians (POWIND2)
TOTAL%
1) Too much727.5
2) Too little47749.5
3) Right amount41042.5
8) Don't know20.2
9) Varied30.3
Missing92 
TOTAL964100.0
567) Do you think the following group has too much power, too little power, or about the right amount of power in our nation's affairs? - Protestants (POWPROT2)
TOTAL%
1) Too much404.3
2) Too little768.1
3) Right amount82187.3
8) Don't know30.3
Missing116 
TOTAL940100.0
568) Do you think the following group has too much power, too little power, or about the right amount of power in our nation's affairs? - Lawyers (POWLAW2)
TOTAL%
1) Too much52353.8
2) Too little262.7
3) Right amount42343.5
Missing84 
TOTAL972100.0
569) Do you think the following group has too much power, too little power, or about the right amount of power in our nation's affairs? - Women (POWWOME2)
TOTAL%
1) Too much303.0
2) Too little52753.5
3) Right amount42743.4
9) Varied10.1
Missing71 
TOTAL985100.0
570) Do you think the following group has too much power, too little power, or about the right amount of power in our nation's affairs? - French Canadians (POWFREN2)
TOTAL%
1) Too much34836.1
2) Too little10911.3
3) Right amount50352.2
9) Varied30.3
Missing93 
TOTAL963100.0
571) Do you think the following group has too much power, too little power, or about the right amount of power in our nation's affairs? - English Canadians (POWENG2)
TOTAL%
1) Too much909.4
2) Too little17318.2
3) Right amount69072.4
Missing103 
TOTAL953100.0
572) Do you think the following group has too much power, too little power, or about the right amount of power in our nation's affairs? - Big corporations (POWCORP2)
TOTAL%
1) Too much85085.3
2) Too little121.2
3) Right amount13213.2
9) Varied30.3
Missing59 
TOTAL997100.0
573) Do you think the following group has too much power, too little power, or about the right amount of power in our nation's affairs? - University professors (POWPROF2)
TOTAL%
1) Too much13914.4
2) Too little15816.4
3) Right amount66569.1
Missing94 
TOTAL962100.0
574) Do you think the following group has too much power, too little power, or about the right amount of power in our nation's affairs? - Men (POWMEN2)
TOTAL%
1) Too much21322.3
2) Too little545.6
3) Right amount68771.9
8) Don't know10.1
9) Varied10.1
Missing100 
TOTAL956100.0
575) Do you think the following group has too much power, too little power, or about the right amount of power in our nation's affairs? - Americans (POWAMER2)
TOTAL%
1) Too much50353.0
2) Too little242.5
3) Right amount41743.9
8) Don't know40.4
9) Varied10.1
Missing107 
TOTAL949100.0
576) Do you think the following group has too much power, too little power, or about the right amount of power in our nation's affairs? - East Indians or Pakistanis (POWEIND2)
TOTAL%
1) Too much13915.0
2) Too little9810.6
3) Right amount68073.5
8) Don't know70.8
9) Varied10.1
Missing131 
TOTAL925100.0
577) Do you think the following group has too much power, too little power, or about the right amount of power in our nation's affairs? - The media (POWMED2)
TOTAL%
1) Too much58760.4
2) Too little454.6
3) Right amount34035.0
Missing84 
TOTAL972100.0
578) Do you think the following group has too much power, too little power, or about the right amount of power in our nation's affairs? - Churches (POWCHUR2)
TOTAL%
1) Too much17918.5
2) Too little15616.1
3) Right amount63065.1
8) Don't know10.1
9) Varied10.1
Missing89 
TOTAL967100.0
579) Do you think the following group has too much power, too little power, or about the right amount of power in our nation's affairs? - Politicians (POWPOL2)
TOTAL%
1) Too much63564.4
2) Too little424.3
3) Right amount30731.1
8) Don't know10.1
9) Varied10.1
Missing70 
TOTAL986100.0
580) Taking all things together, how would you say things are these days for you: Would you say that you are very happy, pretty happy, or not too happy? (HAPPY2)
TOTAL%
1) Very happy21522.0
2) Pretty happy66968.3
3) Not too happy949.6
9) Varied10.1
Missing77 
TOTAL979100.0
581) In general do you find life: (LIFE2)
TOTAL%
1) Exciting42643.7
2) Routine51552.8
3) Dull181.8
9) Varied161.6
Missing81 
TOTAL975100.0
582) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MARRIED: Generally speaking, how would you describe your marriage, very happy, pretty happy, or not too happy? (HAPMAR2)
TOTAL%
1) Very happy37950.7
2) Pretty happy31842.6
3) Not too happy506.7
Missing309 
TOTAL747100.0
583) Thinking back over the past five years, would you say there has been an increase, a decrease, or no particular change in - The time you spend with relatives? (CHRELS2)
TOTAL%
1) An increase22121.1
2) A decrease27526.3
3) No change54952.5
Missing11 
TOTAL1045100.0
584) Thinking back over the past five years, would you say there has been an increase, a decrease, or no particular change in - The number of organizations you belong to? (CHORGS2)
TOTAL%
1) An increase16716.2
2) A decrease27226.3
3) No change59357.4
9) Varied20.2
Missing22 
TOTAL1034100.0
585) Thinking back over the past five years, would you say there has been an increase, a decrease, or no particular change in - How often you attend religious services? (CHATT2)
TOTAL%
1) An increase11811.4
2) A decrease17116.5
3) No change74972.2
Missing18 
TOTAL1038100.0
586) Thinking back over the past five years, would you say there has been an increase, a decrease, or no particular change in - The time you spend watching television? (CHTV2)
TOTAL%
1) An increase18617.9
2) A decrease27926.8
3) No change57655.3
Missing15 
TOTAL1041100.0
587) Thinking back over the past five years, would you say there has been an increase, a decrease, or no particular change in - Your satisfaction with life? (CHSAT2)
TOTAL%
1) An increase41239.7
2) A decrease12111.7
3) No change50248.4
9) Varied20.2
Missing19 
TOTAL1037100.0
588) Thinking back over the past five years, would you say there has been an increase, a decrease, or no particular change in - Your general happiness? (CHHAP2)
TOTAL%
1) An increase41039.5
2) A decrease11411.0
3) No change51249.4
9) Varied10.1
Missing19 
TOTAL1037100.0
589) Thinking back over the past five years, would you say there has been an increase, a decrease, or no particular change in - Your enjoyment of marriage (if applicable)? (CHMAR2)
TOTAL%
1) An increase30838.6
2) A decrease678.4
3) No change42152.8
9) Varied10.1
Missing259 
TOTAL797100.0
590) Thinking back over the past five years, would you say there has been an increase, a decrease, or no particular change in - Your religious commitment? (CHRELIG2)
TOTAL%
1) An increase14714.2
2) A decrease11010.6
3) No change78075.1
9) Varied10.1
Missing18 
TOTAL1038100.0
591) Thinking back over the past five years, would you say there has been an increase, a decrease, or no particular change in - Your enthusiasm for life? (CHENTHU2)
TOTAL%
1) An increase38036.5
2) A decrease10810.4
3) No change55453.2
Missing14 
TOTAL1042100.0
592) We would like you to look ahead to the end of this century and tell us how you feel about the future of the following. Do you think it will gain more influence, lose some influence, or remain about the same? - The province you live in (FUTPROV2)
TOTAL%
1) Gain67765.7
2) Lose15615.1
3) Same19518.9
9) Varied30.3
Missing25 
TOTAL1031100.0
593) We would like you to look ahead to the end of this century and tell us how you feel about the future of the following. Do you think it will gain more influence, lose some influence, or remain about the same? - The traditional family (FUTFAM2)
TOTAL%
1) Gain25224.6
2) Lose49948.8
3) Same27126.5
9) Varied10.1
Missing33 
TOTAL1023100.0
594) We would like you to look ahead to the end of this century and tell us how you feel about the future of the following. Do you think it will gain more influence, lose some influence, or remain about the same? - Education (FUTEDUC2)
TOTAL%
1) Gain57056.2
2) Lose15215.0
3) Same28928.5
9) Varied30.3
Missing42 
TOTAL1014100.0
595) We would like you to look ahead to the end of this century and tell us how you feel about the future of the following. Do you think it will gain more influence, lose some influence, or remain about the same? - The Arab countries (FUTARAB2)
TOTAL%
1) Gain46346.2
2) Lose38738.6
3) Same15015.0
9) Varied20.2
Missing54 
TOTAL1002100.0
596) We would like you to look ahead to the end of this century and tell us how you feel about the future of the following. Do you think it will gain more influence, lose some influence, or remain about the same? - Science (FUTSCI2)
TOTAL%
1) Gain81281.9
2) Lose353.5
3) Same14214.3
9) Varied20.2
Missing65 
TOTAL991100.0
597) We would like you to look ahead to the end of this century and tell us how you feel about the future of the following. Do you think it will gain more influence, lose some influence, or remain about the same? - The United States (FUTUS2)
TOTAL%
1) Gain32532.1
2) Lose38337.8
3) Same30329.9
8) Don't know10.1
Missing44 
TOTAL1012100.0
598) We would like you to look ahead to the end of this century and tell us how you feel about the future of the following. Do you think it will gain more influence, lose some influence, or remain about the same? - Women (FUTWOME2)
TOTAL%
1) Gain72670.8
2) Lose414.0
3) Same25825.1
9) Varied10.1
Missing30 
TOTAL1026100.0
599) We would like you to look ahead to the end of this century and tell us how you feel about the future of the following. Do you think it will gain more influence, lose some influence, or remain about the same? - Religion (FUTREL2)
TOTAL%
1) Gain27426.9
2) Lose28828.3
3) Same45444.6
9) Varied20.2
Missing38 
TOTAL1018100.0
600) We would like you to look ahead to the end of this century and tell us how you feel about the future of the following. Do you think it will gain more influence, lose some influence, or remain about the same? - Europe (FUTEUR2)
TOTAL%
1) Gain19820.0
2) Lose26426.6
3) Same52953.3
8) Don't know10.1
Missing64 
TOTAL992100.0
601) We would like you to look ahead to the end of this century and tell us how you feel about the future of the following. Do you think it will gain more influence, lose some influence, or remain about the same? - Canadian Indians (FUTINDS2)
TOTAL%
1) Gain44944.7
2) Lose14314.2
3) Same40740.5
8) Don't know10.1
9) Varied50.5
Missing51 
TOTAL1005100.0
602) We would like you to look ahead to the end of this century and tell us how you feel about the future of the following. Do you think it will gain more influence, lose some influence, or remain about the same? - Men (FUTMEN2)
TOTAL%
1) Gain12913.0
2) Lose23023.2
3) Same62863.4
8) Don't know10.1
9) Varied20.2
Missing66 
TOTAL990100.0
603) We would like you to look ahead to the end of this century and tell us how you feel about the future of the following. Do you think it will gain more influence, lose some influence, or remain about the same? - The French in Canada (FUTFREN2)
TOTAL%
1) Gain31631.5
2) Lose24924.8
3) Same43843.6
9) Varied10.1
Missing52 
TOTAL1004100.0
604) We would like you to look ahead to the end of this century and tell us how you feel about the future of the following. Do you think it will gain more influence, lose some influence, or remain about the same? - Russia (FUTRUS2)
TOTAL%
1) Gain33734.1
2) Lose28528.8
3) Same36436.8
9) Varied20.2
Missing68 
TOTAL988100.0
605) We would like you to look ahead to the end of this century and tell us how you feel about the future of the following. Do you think it will gain more influence, lose some influence, or remain about the same? - Atheism (FUTATH2)
TOTAL%
1) Gain22422.8
2) Lose28529.0
3) Same47248.1
9) Varied10.1
Missing74 
TOTAL982100.0
606) We would like you to look ahead to the end of this century and tell us how you feel about the future of the following. Do you think it will gain more influence, lose some influence, or remain about the same? - The United Nations (FUTUN2)
TOTAL%
1) Gain21822.0
2) Lose39740.0
3) Same37738.0
8) Don't know10.1
Missing63 
TOTAL993100.0
607) We would like you to look ahead to the end of this century and tell us how you feel about the future of the following. Do you think it will gain more influence, lose some influence, or remain about the same? - Traditional morality (FUTMOR2)
TOTAL%
1) Gain26626.6
2) Lose46646.6
3) Same26626.6
8) Don't know10.1
9) Varied10.1
Missing56 
TOTAL1000100.0
608) We would like you to look ahead to the end of this century and tell us how you feel about the future of the following. Do you think it will gain more influence, lose some influence, or remain about the same? - Israel (FUTIS2)
TOTAL%
1) Gain19920.2
2) Lose26527.0
3) Same51652.5
8) Don't know10.1
9) Varied20.2
Missing73 
TOTAL983100.0
609) We would like you to look ahead to the end of this century and tell us how you feel about the future of the following. Do you think it will gain more influence, lose some influence, or remain about the same? - Canada (FUTCAN2)
TOTAL%
1) Gain60659.6
2) Lose1009.8
3) Same30730.2
8) Don't know20.2
9) Varied10.1
Missing40 
TOTAL1016100.0
610) Date questionnaire returned (DATEIN2)
TOTAL%
1) October 15-31 198023922.6
2) November 1-1518717.7
3) November 16-3020719.6
4) December 1-15878.2
5) December 16-31817.7
6) January 1-15, 1981201.9
7) January 16-31393.7
8) February 1-15676.3
9) February 16-28524.9
10) March-July777.3
TOTAL1056100.0
611) Respondent's occupation (see summary documentation for SES and occupation codes) (TYPE2)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL10563543.3443050
612) Spouse's occupation (see summary documentation for SES and occupation codes) (SPTYPE2)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL10561674.8662530
613) What is your sex? (GENDER2)
TOTAL%
1) Male74870.8
2) Female30829.2
TOTAL1056100.0
614) In what year were you born? (YRBORN2)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL105633.75318
615) First year of respondent's participation (FIRSTYR2)
TOTAL%
1) 19751056100.0
TOTAL1056100.0
616) Age of respondent (AGE2)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL103550.42315
617) Age group (AGEGP2)
TOTAL%
1) 18-3418618.0
2) 35-5443942.4
3) 55 and over41039.6
Missing21 
TOTAL1035100.0