Project Canada 1975-95 Panel Study

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) ID (ID)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL4002060.3951167
2) Size of respondent's home city/town (CATEGORY)
TOTAL%
1) 100,000 and above26766.8
2) 99,999-10,0007819.5
3) Less than 10,0005513.8
TOTAL400100.0
3) Province (PROVINCE)
TOTAL%
1) British Columbia5012.5
2) Alberta5614.0
3) Saskatchewan4310.8
4) Manitoba4210.5
5) Ontario338.3
6) Quebec6015.0
7) Nova Scotia7919.8
8) Prince Edward Island379.3
TOTAL400100.0
4) Area of respondent (AREA)
TOTAL%
1) Vancouver379.3
2) Prince George71.8
3) Chase61.5
4) Edmonton4210.5
5) Lethbridge61.5
6) Delia82.0
7) Regina358.8
8) Swift Current51.3
9) Star City30.8
10) Winnipeg246.0
11) Thompson143.5
12) MacGregor41.0
13) Toronto297.3
14) Cornwall30.8
15) Thamesville10.3
16) Montreal317.8
17) Drummond164.0
18) Champlain133.3
19) Halifax6917.3
20) Sydney61.5
21) Mulgrave41.0
22) Charlotte215.3
23) Summerside102.5
24) Cardigan61.5
TOTAL400100.0
5) How serious do you think the following is in Canada? - Pollution (POLLUT)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious13935.4
2) Fairly serious21253.9
3) Not very serious4210.7
Missing7 
TOTAL393100.0
6) How serious do you think the following is in Canada? - Energy (ENERGY)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious13234.3
2) Fairly serious19249.9
3) Not very serious6115.8
Missing15 
TOTAL385100.0
7) How serious do you think the following is in Canada? - The economy (ECONOMY)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious23262.5
2) Fairly serious10728.8
3) Not very serious318.4
9) Varies10.3
Missing29 
TOTAL371100.0
8) How serious do you think the following is in Canada? - French-English relations (FRENENG)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious7720.2
2) Fairly serious13334.8
3) Not very serious17144.8
9) Varies10.3
Missing18 
TOTAL382100.0
9) How serious do you think the following is in Canada? - Crime (CRIME)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious19750.3
2) Fairly serious15439.3
3) Not very serious399.9
9) Varies20.5
Missing8 
TOTAL392100.0
10) How serious do you think the following is in Canada? - Poverty (POVERTY)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious9524.9
2) Fairly serious17846.6
3) Not very serious10928.5
Missing18 
TOTAL382100.0
11) How serious do you think the following is in Canada? - Native Indian-white relations (INDWH)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious7218.6
2) Fairly serious14838.2
3) Not very serious16743.2
Missing13 
TOTAL387100.0
12) How serious do you think the following is in Canada? - Problems of the big cities (CITIES)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious11429.6
2) Fairly serious19951.7
3) Not very serious7118.4
9) Varies10.3
Missing15 
TOTAL385100.0
13) How serious do you think the following is in Canada? - Drugs (DRUGS)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious17143.3
2) Fairly serious16241.0
3) Not very serious6115.4
9) Varies10.3
Missing5 
TOTAL395100.0
14) How serious do you think the following is in Canada? - Unemployment (UNEMPLOY)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious15338.7
2) Fairly serious17845.1
3) Not very serious6416.2
Missing5 
TOTAL395100.0
15) How serious do you think the following is in Canada? - American influence (AMINFLU)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious10226.3
2) Fairly serious12030.9
3) Not very serious16642.8
Missing12 
TOTAL388100.0
16) How serious do you think the following is in Canada? - Alcoholism (ALCOHOL)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious13233.4
2) Fairly serious19950.4
3) Not very serious6416.2
Missing5 
TOTAL395100.0
17) How serious do you think the following is in Canada? - Violence (VIOLENCE)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious17744.9
2) Fairly serious16642.1
3) Not very serious5012.7
8) Undecided10.3
Missing6 
TOTAL394100.0
18) How serious do you think the following is in Canada? - Juvenile delinquency (JUVDEL)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious14336.3
2) Fairly serious18246.2
3) Not very serious6917.5
Missing6 
TOTAL394100.0
19) How serious do you think the following is in Canada? - Mental disorders (MENTDIS)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious5614.4
2) Fairly serious19449.7
3) Not very serious13935.6
8) Undecided10.3
Missing10 
TOTAL390100.0
20) How serious do you think the following is in Canada? - Suicide (SUICIDE)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious4712.0
2) Fairly serious13534.5
3) Not very serious20853.2
8) Undecided10.3
Missing9 
TOTAL391100.0
21) How serious do you think the following is in Canada? - Other (PROBS1)
TOTAL%
1) Education58.8
2) Elderly35.3
3) Environment23.5
4) Housing11.8
5) Immigration814.0
6) Laws - enforcement11.8
7) Morality712.3
8) Politics915.8
9) Regionalism11.8
10) Unions610.5
11) Welfare abuse58.8
12) Welfare inadequate11.8
20) Miscellaneous814.0
Missing343 
TOTAL57100.0
22) Which of the following comes closer to your opinion? Should Canada have two official languages (French and English), one official language (French of English) or no official language? (BILING)
TOTAL%
1) Canada should have two official languages - French and English.15839.9
2) Canada should have one official language - French.82.0
3) Canada should have one official language - English.19048.0
4) Canada should have no official language.328.1
5) Other51.3
8) Undecided10.3
9) Varies20.5
Missing4 
TOTAL396100.0
23) What is your general opinion about Canadians - are they too nationalistic; do they have the right amount of nationalism; or are they not nationalistic enough? (NATISM)
TOTAL%
1) They are too nationalistic.277.0
2) They have about the right amount of nationalism.14938.9
3) They are not nationalistic enough.20252.7
8) Undecided10.3
9) Varies41.0
Missing17 
TOTAL383100.0
24) How many people from the following group would you say you are closely acquainted with at the present time? - Protestants (ACQPROT)
TOTAL%
1) None318.2
2) 1112.9
3) 2-3184.8
4) 4-10359.3
5) Over 1028174.7
Missing24 
TOTAL376100.0
25) How many people from the following group would you say you are closely acquainted with at the present time? - Catholics (ACQCATH)
TOTAL%
1) None154.0
2) 1133.4
3) 2-3338.8
4) 4-105314.1
5) Over 1026369.8
Missing23 
TOTAL377100.0
26) How many people from the following group would you say you are closely acquainted with at the present time? - Jews (ACQJEW)
TOTAL%
1) None14442.0
2) 15215.2
3) 2-34513.1
4) 4-104312.5
5) Over 105917.2
Missing57 
TOTAL343100.0
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) None8824.1
2) 1359.6
3) 2-36217.0
4) 4-105114.0
5) Over 1012935.3
Missing35 
TOTAL365100.0
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) None226.0
2) 161.6
3) 2-3164.4
4) 4-10267.1
5) Over 1029780.9
Missing33 
TOTAL367100.0
29) How many people from the following group would you say you are closely acquainted with at the present time? - Orientals (ACQORIEN)
TOTAL%
1) None15846.3
2) 14914.4
3) 2-36519.1
4) 4-103710.9
5) Over 10329.4
Missing59 
TOTAL341100.0
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) None20959.9
2) 14111.7
3) 2-34111.7
4) 4-10236.6
5) Over 103510.0
Missing51 
TOTAL349100.0
31) How many people from the following group would you say you are closely acquainted with at the present time? - Blacks (ACQBLACK)
TOTAL%
1) None18853.9
2) 14914.0
3) 2-34512.9
4) 4-103510.0
5) Over 10329.2
Missing51 
TOTAL349100.0
32) How many people from the following group would you say you are closely acquainted with at the present time? - Immigrants (ACQIMMIG)
TOTAL%
1) None10930.2
2) 13610.0
3) 2-35916.3
4) 4-105314.7
5) Over 1010428.8
Missing39 
TOTAL361100.0
33) How much power do you think the following group has? - Rich people (POWRICH)
TOTAL%
1) Too much30279.5
2) Too little51.3
3) Right amount7218.9
9) Varies10.3
Missing20 
TOTAL380100.0
34) How much power do you think the following group has? - Catholics (POWCATH)
TOTAL%
1) Too much8624.1
2) Too little236.4
3) Right amount24769.2
8) Undecided10.3
Missing43 
TOTAL357100.0
35) How much power do you think the following group has? - Labor unions (POWLABOR)
TOTAL%
1) Too much28675.3
2) Too little369.5
3) Right amount5614.7
8) Undecided10.3
9) Varies10.3
Missing20 
TOTAL380100.0
36) How much power do you think the following group has? - Immigrants (POWIMMIG)
TOTAL%
1) Too much5916.7
2) Too little7822.0
3) Right amount21661.0
8) Undecided10.3
Missing46 
TOTAL354100.0
37) How much power do you think the following group has? - Intellectuals (POWINTEL)
TOTAL%
1) Too much7822.3
2) Too little9828.1
3) Right amount17149.0
8) Undecided20.6
Missing51 
TOTAL349100.0
38) How much power do you think the following group has? - Jews (POWJEW)
TOTAL%
1) Too much8424.6
2) Too little308.8
3) Right amount22866.7
Missing58 
TOTAL342100.0
39) How much power do you think the following group has? - Canadian Indians (POWIND)
TOTAL%
1) Too much4311.9
2) Too little21058.0
3) Right amount10930.1
Missing38 
TOTAL362100.0
40) How much power do you think the following group has? - Communists (POWCOM)
TOTAL%
1) Too much13841.1
2) Too little195.7
3) Right amount17652.4
8) Undecided20.6
9) Varies10.3
Missing64 
TOTAL336100.0
41) How much power do you think the following group has? - Protestants (POWPROT)
TOTAL%
1) Too much246.9
2) Too little349.8
3) Right amount29083.3
Missing52 
TOTAL348100.0
42) How much power do you think the following group has? - Women (POWWOMEN)
TOTAL%
1) Too much308.2
2) Too little17949.2
3) Right amount15442.3
9) Varies10.3
Missing36 
TOTAL364100.0
43) How much power do you think the following group has? - French Canadians (POWFREN)
TOTAL%
1) Too much15342.6
2) Too little6317.5
3) Right amount14239.6
9) Varies10.3
Missing41 
TOTAL359100.0
44) How much power do you think the following group has? - English Canadians (POWENG)
TOTAL%
1) Too much5014.3
2) Too little7320.9
3) Right amount22564.5
9) Varies10.3
Missing51 
TOTAL349100.0
45) How much power do you think the following group has? - Big corporations (POWCORP)
TOTAL%
1) Too much30380.2
2) Too little123.2
3) Right amount6316.7
Missing22 
TOTAL378100.0
46) How much power do you think the following group has? - Men (POWMEN)
TOTAL%
1) Too much9426.3
2) Too little328.9
3) Right amount23064.2
9) Varies20.6
Missing42 
TOTAL358100.0
47) How much power do you think the following group has? - Americans (POWAMERK)
TOTAL%
1) Too much25368.8
2) Too little51.4
3) Right amount11029.9
Missing32 
TOTAL368100.0
48) Is there any area within a mile of your home where you would be afraid to walk alone at night? (FEAR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes15037.9
2) No24662.1
Missing4 
TOTAL396100.0
49) Have you ever been threatened with a gun or shot at in Canada? (GUN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes205.0
2) No37795.0
Missing3 
TOTAL397100.0
50) During 1974, did anyone break into or somehow illegally get into your home or apartment? (BURGLAR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes379.3
2) No35990.7
Missing4 
TOTAL396100.0
51) During 1974, did anyone take something from you by using force? (ROBBERY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes30.8
2) No39299.2
Missing5 
TOTAL395100.0
52) Do you think the courts deal too harshly or not harshly enough with criminals? (COURTS)
TOTAL%
1) Too harshly30.8
2) Not harshly enough33584.2
3) About right5012.6
8) Undecided10.3
9) Varies92.3
Missing2 
TOTAL398100.0
53) Which of the following comes closest to your view of people? People are basically good and usually try to be fair; people are basically good but have to look out for themselves; people are basically bad and will take advantage of you if they can; people are basically bad but are forced by laws and custom to act fairly; people are not basically anything, they are simply all different. (PEOPLE)
TOTAL%
1) People are basically good and usually try to be fair.14235.7
2) People are basically good but have to look out for themselves.10125.4
3) People are basically bad and will take advantage of you if they can.82.0
4) People are basically bad but are forced by laws and custom to act fairly.61.5
5) People are not basically anything; they simply are all different.13032.7
8) Undecided10.3
9) Varies102.5
Missing2 
TOTAL398100.0
54) What would be your immediate reaction to just meeting the following person? - An alcoholic (ALHOLIC)
TOTAL%
1) At ease16341.6
2) A bit uneasy20151.3
3) Very uneasy287.1
Missing8 
TOTAL392100.0
55) What would be your immediate reaction to just meeting the following person? - A former mental patient (FMPAT)
TOTAL%
1) At ease13133.3
2) A bit uneasy20953.2
3) Very uneasy5313.5
Missing7 
TOTAL393100.0
56) What would be your immediate reaction to just meeting the following person? - An ex-convict (EXCON)
TOTAL%
1) At ease11529.7
2) A bit uneasy20853.7
3) Very uneasy6216.0
8) Undecided10.3
9) Varies10.3
Missing13 
TOTAL387100.0
57) What would be your immediate reaction to just meeting the following person? - A drug addict (DRUGADD)
TOTAL%
1) At ease8521.7
2) A bit uneasy17444.4
3) Very uneasy13233.7
8) Undecided10.3
Missing8 
TOTAL392100.0
58) What would be your immediate reaction to just meeting the following person? - A homosexual (HOMOSEXL)
TOTAL%
1) At ease9724.9
2) A bit uneasy14136.2
3) Very uneasy15138.7
8) Undecided10.3
Missing10 
TOTAL390100.0
59) What would be your immediate reaction to just meeting the following person? - A communist (COMMUNT)
TOTAL%
1) At ease17746.5
2) A bit uneasy11931.2
3) Very uneasy8422.0
8) Undecided10.3
Missing19 
TOTAL381100.0
60) What would be your immediate reaction to just meeting the following person? - An atheist (ATHEIST)
TOTAL%
1) At ease29377.9
2) A bit uneasy5815.4
3) Very uneasy256.6
Missing24 
TOTAL376100.0
61) What would be your immediate reaction to just meeting the following person? - A minister (MINISTER)
TOTAL%
1) At ease34087.2
2) A bit uneasy4611.8
3) Very uneasy41.0
Missing10 
TOTAL390100.0
62) What would be your immediate reaction to just meeting the following person? - A Catholic priest (PRIEST)
TOTAL%
1) At ease34587.6
2) A bit uneasy4411.2
3) Very uneasy41.0
9) Varies10.3
Missing6 
TOTAL394100.0
63) What would be your immediate reaction to just meeting the following person? - A Jewish rabbi (RABBI)
TOTAL%
1) At ease31681.9
2) A bit uneasy6115.8
3) Very uneasy92.3
Missing14 
TOTAL386100.0
64) What would be your immediate reaction to just meeting the following person? - A Canadian Indian (INDIAN)
TOTAL%
1) At ease34087.6
2) A bit uneasy3910.1
3) Very uneasy92.3
Missing12 
TOTAL388100.0
65) What would be your immediate reaction to just meeting the following person? - An Oriental (ORIENTAL)
TOTAL%
1) At ease34689.9
2) A bit uneasy338.6
3) Very uneasy61.6
Missing15 
TOTAL385100.0
66) What would be your immediate reaction to just meeting the following person? - A Black (BLACK)
TOTAL%
1) At ease33586.6
2) A bit uneasy4210.9
3) Very uneasy92.3
9) Varies10.3
Missing13 
TOTAL387100.0
67) What would be your immediate reaction to just meeting the following person? - A French Canadian (FRENCH)
TOTAL%
1) At ease36193.0
2) A bit uneasy215.4
3) Very uneasy61.5
Missing12 
TOTAL388100.0
68) What would be your immediate reaction to just meeting the following person? - A Jew (JEW)
TOTAL%
1) At ease36493.3
2) A bit uneasy205.1
3) Very uneasy61.5
Missing10 
TOTAL390100.0
69) What would be your immediate reaction to just meeting the following person? - An American (AMERICAN)
TOTAL%
1) At ease37195.6
2) A bit uneasy153.9
3) Very uneasy20.5
Missing12 
TOTAL388100.0
70) What would be your immediate reaction to just meeting the following person? - An English Canadian (ENGLISH)
TOTAL%
1) At ease37797.2
2) A bit uneasy102.6
3) Very uneasy10.3
Missing12 
TOTAL388100.0
71) What would be your immediate reaction to just meeting the following person? - A police officer (POLICE)
TOTAL%
1) At ease34487.5
2) A bit uneasy4210.7
3) Very uneasy71.8
Missing7 
TOTAL393100.0
72) Do you approve of marriage between - Whites and Canadian Indians? (WCI)
TOTAL%
1) Yes29777.1
2) No8822.9
Missing15 
TOTAL385100.0
73) Do you approve of marriage between - Whites and Blacks? (WB)
TOTAL%
1) Yes23761.9
2) No14537.9
9) Varies10.3
Missing17 
TOTAL383100.0
74) Do you approve of marriage between - Whites and Orientals? (WO)
TOTAL%
1) Yes27972.7
2) No10427.1
9) Varies10.3
Missing16 
TOTAL384100.0
75) Do you approve of marriage between - Whites and East Indians? (WEI)
TOTAL%
1) Yes23962.7
2) No14137.0
9) Varies10.3
Missing19 
TOTAL381100.0
76) Do you approve of marriage between - Canadian Indians and Blacks? (CIB)
TOTAL%
1) Yes24664.9
2) No13134.6
8) Undecided10.3
9) Varies10.3
Missing21 
TOTAL379100.0
77) Do you approve of marriage between - Protestants and Catholics? (PC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes34388.9
2) No4210.9
8) Undecided10.3
Missing14 
TOTAL386100.0
78) Do you approve of marriage between - Protestants and Jews? (PJ)
TOTAL%
1) Yes31782.6
2) No6416.7
8) Undecided20.5
9) Varies10.3
Missing16 
TOTAL384100.0
79) Do you approve of marriage between - Jews and Catholics? (JC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes31481.8
2) No6717.4
8) Undecided20.5
9) Varies10.3
Missing16 
TOTAL384100.0
80) What is your opinion of - A man and woman having sexual relations before marriage? (PREMARSX)
TOTAL%
1) Always wrong6416.0
2) Almost always wrong4611.5
3) Sometimes wrong10726.8
4) Not wrong at all18045.1
9) Varies20.5
Missing1 
TOTAL399100.0
81) What is your opinion of - A married person having sexual relations with someone other than the marriage partner? (XMARSEX)
TOTAL%
1) Always wrong19949.9
2) Almost always wrong10325.8
3) Sometimes wrong7619.0
4) Not wrong at all205.0
9) Varies10.3
Missing1 
TOTAL399100.0
82) What is your opinion of - Two adults of the same sex having sexual relations? (HOMOSEX)
TOTAL%
1) Always wrong23660.2
2) Almost always wrong399.9
3) Sometimes wrong5614.3
4) Not wrong at all6015.3
9) Varies10.3
Missing8 
TOTAL392100.0
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.6717.6
2) There should be laws forbidding its distribution to persons under 18.18949.6
3) There should be laws forbidding its distribution to all ages.12432.5
8) Undecided10.3
Missing19 
TOTAL381100.0
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. (QABDEFCT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes33385.2
2) No5714.6
8) Undecided10.3
Missing9 
TOTAL391100.0
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) Yes18849.0
2) No19350.3
8) Undecided10.3
9) Varies20.5
Missing16 
TOTAL384100.0
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) Yes37093.9
2) No225.6
8) Undecided10.3
9) Varies10.3
Missing6 
TOTAL394100.0
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) Yes20561.2
2) No12838.2
8) Undecided10.3
9) Varies10.3
Missing65 
TOTAL335100.0
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) Yes33185.8
2) No5213.5
8) Undecided20.5
9) Varies10.3
Missing14 
TOTAL386100.0
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) Yes19349.9
2) No19149.4
8) Undecided20.5
9) Varies10.3
Missing13 
TOTAL387100.0
90) Do you think birth control information should be available to teenagers who want it? (TEENINFO)
TOTAL%
1) Yes37293.2
2) No266.5
8) Undecided10.3
Missing1 
TOTAL399100.0
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 agree12130.7
2) Agree9925.1
3) Disagree10426.4
4) Strongly disagree7017.8
Missing6 
TOTAL394100.0
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 agree7418.7
2) Agree11228.3
3) Disagree13834.8
4) Strongly disagree7218.2
Missing4 
TOTAL396100.0
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 agree6717.0
2) Agree4411.1
3) Disagree14737.2
4) Strongly disagree13734.7
Missing5 
TOTAL395100.0
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 agree4210.7
2) Agree9123.3
3) Disagree18146.3
4) Strongly disagree7519.2
9) Varies20.5
Missing9 
TOTAL391100.0
95) How much do you agree with the following statement? - The use of marijuana should be legalized. (MARIJ)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree307.7
2) Agree8020.6
3) Disagree12331.6
4) Strongly disagree15239.1
8) Undecided41.0
Missing11 
TOTAL389100.0
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 agree112.8
2) Agree6817.6
3) Disagree15139.0
4) Strongly disagree15540.1
8) Undecided20.5
Missing13 
TOTAL387100.0
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 agree6416.2
2) Agree7218.3
3) Disagree15840.1
4) Strongly disagree10025.4
Missing6 
TOTAL394100.0
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 agree287.2
2) Agree6516.8
3) Disagree17144.1
4) Strongly disagree12331.7
9) Varies10.3
Missing12 
TOTAL388100.0
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 agree4712.1
2) Agree14336.7
3) Disagree17945.9
4) Strongly disagree215.4
Missing10 
TOTAL390100.0
100) How much do you agree with the following statement? - The death penalty should be exercised in some instances. (CAPPUN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree19950.6
2) Agree12832.6
3) Disagree266.6
4) Strongly disagree4010.2
Missing7 
TOTAL393100.0
101) How much do you agree with the following statement? - Trudeau is doing a pretty good job as prime minister. (TRUDEAU)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree379.5
2) Agree15940.7
3) Disagree11830.2
4) Strongly disagree7218.4
8) Undecided30.8
9) Varies20.5
Missing9 
TOTAL391100.0
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 agree277.1
2) Agree16643.6
3) Disagree16643.6
4) Strongly disagree225.8
Missing19 
TOTAL381100.0
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 agree276.9
2) Agree7418.9
3) Disagree22056.1
4) Strongly disagree6917.6
8) Undecided20.5
Missing8 
TOTAL392100.0
104) How much do you agree with the following statement? - Anyone who works hard will rise to the top. (CHANCE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree4210.7
2) Agree9223.5
3) Disagree19750.3
4) Strongly disagree5714.5
8) Undecided10.3
9) Varies30.8
Missing8 
TOTAL392100.0
105) How much do you agree with the following statement? - Immigrants to Canada have an obligation to learn Canadian ways. (IMMIGS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree13133.2
2) Agree19850.3
3) Disagree5112.9
4) Strongly disagree133.3
8) Undecided10.3
Missing6 
TOTAL394100.0
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 agree3910.1
2) Agree19751.2
3) Disagree12532.5
4) Strongly disagree205.2
8) Undecided41.0
Missing15 
TOTAL385100.0
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 agree4912.5
2) Agree15238.9
3) Disagree17444.5
4) Strongly disagree143.6
8) Undecided20.5
Missing9 
TOTAL391100.0
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 agree205.2
2) Agree5213.5
3) Disagree21756.5
4) Strongly disagree9224.0
8) Undecided20.5
9) Varies10.3
Missing16 
TOTAL384100.0
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 agree6416.4
2) Agree13033.2
3) Disagree15740.2
4) Strongly disagree3910.0
9) Varies10.3
Missing9 
TOTAL391100.0
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 agree12632.1
2) Agree15840.3
3) Disagree8020.4
4) Strongly disagree235.9
9) Varies51.3
Missing8 
TOTAL392100.0
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 agree4010.8
2) Agree24064.9
3) Disagree8222.2
4) Strongly disagree61.6
8) Undecided20.5
Missing30 
TOTAL370100.0
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; all right for some countries; bad, but no worse than other forms of government; or is it the worst kind of government? (COMMUN)
TOTAL%
1) It's a good form of government.184.6
2) It's all right for some countries.12632.4
3) It's bad, but no worse than some others.12331.6
4) It's the worst kind of all.11730.1
8) Undecided20.5
9) Varies30.8
Missing11 
TOTAL389100.0
113) With respect to your political views, how would you rate yourself? (POLVIEWS)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely liberal194.9
2) Liberal9524.3
3) Moderate, middle of the road19950.9
4) Conservative6416.4
5) Extremely conservative82.0
9) Varies61.5
Missing9 
TOTAL391100.0
114) Did you happen to vote in the last federal election? (VOTE74)
TOTAL%
1) Yes34687.2
2) No5112.8
Missing3 
TOTAL397100.0
115) If a person can't afford it, do you think they have a right to - A college education? (RTCOL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes34989.7
2) No318.0
3) Qualified yes92.3
Missing11 
TOTAL389100.0
116) If a person can't afford it, do you think they have a right to - Adequate housing? (RTHOUSE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes36794.1
2) No174.4
3) Qualified yes61.5
Missing10 
TOTAL390100.0
117) If a person can't afford it, do you think they have a right to - Medical care? (RTMEDIC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes38197.2
2) No51.3
3) Qualified yes61.5
Missing8 
TOTAL392100.0
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) Yes34187.9
2) No277.0
3) Qualified yes194.9
8) Undecided10.3
Missing12 
TOTAL388100.0
119) Do you agree or disagree? - Married women should not be employed if their husbands are capable of supporting them. (FEWORK)
TOTAL%
1) Agree12932.6
2) Disagree26767.4
Missing4 
TOTAL396100.0
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) Agree8120.6
2) Disagree31279.4
Missing7 
TOTAL393100.0
121) Do you agree or disagree? - Women who do the same work as men should receive the same pay. (FEPAY)
TOTAL%
1) Agree35389.6
2) Disagree4010.2
8) Undecided10.3
Missing6 
TOTAL394100.0
122) Do you agree or disagree? - A woman should give spiritual leadership to the home. (FERELIG)
TOTAL%
1) Agree23462.7
2) Disagree10628.4
3) Both partners should.246.4
8) Undecided10.3
9) Varies82.1
Missing27 
TOTAL373100.0
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) Daily276.9
2) Weekly14637.2
3) Monthly7819.8
4) Several times a year10526.7
5) Once a year or less276.9
6) Never51.3
9) Varies51.3
Missing7 
TOTAL393100.0
124) How often would you estimate that you spend an evening with your friends? (EVEFRNDS)
TOTAL%
1) Daily215.4
2) Weekly19148.7
3) Monthly8722.2
4) Several times a year8321.2
5) Once a year or less61.5
6) Never10.3
8) Undecided10.3
9) Varies20.5
Missing8 
TOTAL392100.0
125) How did you meet most of the people who are now your friends? (HOWMEET)
TOTAL%
1) At work7318.6
2) At school297.4
3) At church92.3
4) Neighborhood5614.3
5) At parties112.8
6) Through family194.8
7) Other246.1
8) A combination of two above8220.9
9) A combination of three above5814.8
10) A combination of more than three above317.9
Missing8 
TOTAL392100.0
126) Are you a formal member of - A labor union? (MEMUNION)
TOTAL%
1) Yes11933.6
2) No23566.4
Missing46 
TOTAL354100.0
127) Are you a formal member of - A political group? (MEMPOLIT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes4814.2
2) No29085.8
Missing62 
TOTAL338100.0
128) Are you a formal member of - A service club? (MEMSERV)
TOTAL%
1) Yes9828.2
2) No25071.8
Missing52 
TOTAL348100.0
129) Are you a formal member of - A sports group? (MEMSPORT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes12636.5
2) No21963.5
Missing55 
TOTAL345100.0
130) Are you a formal member of - A hobby-related group? (MEMHOBBY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes7221.7
2) No26078.3
Missing68 
TOTAL332100.0
131) Are you a formal member of - A nationality group? (MEMNAT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes226.7
2) No30593.3
Missing73 
TOTAL327100.0
132) Are you a formal member of - A church or synagogue? (MEMCHURH)
TOTAL%
1) Yes19754.6
2) No16445.4
Missing39 
TOTAL361100.0
133) Are you a formal member of - A fraternity or sorority? (MEMGREEK)
TOTAL%
1) Yes6218.5
2) No27381.5
Missing65 
TOTAL335100.0
134) Are you a formal member of - A farm organization? (MEMFARM)
TOTAL%
1) Yes216.4
2) No30593.6
Missing74 
TOTAL326100.0
135) Are you a formal member of - Any other group? (MEMOTHER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes5223.4
2) No17076.6
Missing178 
TOTAL222100.0
136) How often do you attend religious services? (ATTEND)
TOTAL%
1) Never8220.7
2) Less than once a year4010.1
3) About once a year5413.6
4) Several times a year8020.2
5) About once a month102.5
6) 2-3 times a month174.3
7) Nearly every week369.1
8) Every week6215.7
9) Several times a week153.8
Missing4 
TOTAL396100.0
137) RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MARRIED ONLY: How often does your husband or wife attend religious services - as often as you, more often than you or less often than you? (SPATTEND)
TOTAL%
1) As often as I do20169.8
2) More often than I do4214.6
3) Less often than I do4415.3
9) Varies10.3
Missing112 
TOTAL288100.0
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) Regularly5634.1
2) Often1710.4
3) Sometimes4929.9
4) Never4225.6
Missing236 
TOTAL164100.0
139) How much time would you say you usually spend watching TV each week? (TV)
TOTAL%
1) 1-5 hours9824.7
2) 6-10 hours11529.0
3) 11-15 hours8922.4
4) 16-30 hours6015.1
5) More than 30 hours164.0
6) Rarely or never194.8
Missing3 
TOTAL397100.0
140) Do you ever make a point of listening to or watching religious services on radio or television? (RELIGTV)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, regularly379.3
2) Yes, sometimes10325.9
3) Very seldom8120.4
4) No or practically never17644.3
Missing3 
TOTAL397100.0
141) Do you enjoy reading? (JOYREAD)
TOTAL%
1) Very much23960.4
2) Somewhat12030.3
3) Not particularly379.3
Missing4 
TOTAL396100.0
142) What kind of reading material do you enjoy the most? (KINDREAD)
TOTAL%
1) Fiction11028.8
2) Academic389.9
3) Non-fiction9625.1
4) Religious123.1
5) Other328.4
8) Two of these5614.7
9) Three of these287.3
10) More than three above102.6
Missing18 
TOTAL382100.0
143) How comfortable would you feel in the following denomination? - Anglican (COMFANG)
TOTAL%
1) Very comfortable6522.3
2) Comfortable11138.0
3) A little uncomfortable5318.2
4) Very uncomfortable72.4
5) Don't know enough to say5619.2
Missing108 
TOTAL292100.0
144) How comfortable would you feel in the following denomination? - Baptist (COMFBAP)
TOTAL%
1) Very comfortable4214.3
2) Comfortable9030.6
3) A little uncomfortable5920.1
4) Very uncomfortable227.5
5) Don't know enough to say8027.2
9) Varies10.3
Missing106 
TOTAL294100.0
145) How comfortable would you feel in the following denomination? - Lutheran (COMFLUTH)
TOTAL%
1) Very comfortable3110.9
2) Comfortable9232.3
3) A little uncomfortable5117.9
4) Very uncomfortable113.9
5) Don't know enough to say10035.1
Missing115 
TOTAL285100.0
146) How comfortable would you feel in the following denomination? - Roman Catholic (COMFRC)
TOTAL%
1) Very comfortable8831.1
2) Comfortable7024.7
3) A little uncomfortable5920.8
4) Very uncomfortable3913.8
5) Don't know enough to say269.2
9) Varies10.4
Missing117 
TOTAL283100.0
147) How comfortable would you feel in the following denomination? - Jehovah's Witnesses (COMFJW)
TOTAL%
1) Very comfortable82.8
2) Comfortable124.2
3) A little uncomfortable3411.9
4) Very uncomfortable15253.1
5) Don't know enough to say8028.0
Missing114 
TOTAL286100.0
148) How comfortable would you feel in the following denomination? - Mormon (COMFMORM)
TOTAL%
1) Very comfortable51.8
2) Comfortable186.3
3) A little uncomfortable4917.2
4) Very uncomfortable7426.0
5) Don't know enough to say13948.8
Missing115 
TOTAL285100.0
149) How comfortable would you feel in the following denomination? - Jewish (COMFJEW)
TOTAL%
1) Very comfortable103.6
2) Comfortable3412.2
3) A little uncomfortable6623.7
4) Very uncomfortable4516.1
5) Don't know enough to say12444.4
Missing121 
TOTAL279100.0
150) How comfortable would you feel in the following denomination? - United Church (COMFUC)
TOTAL%
1) Very comfortable9933.7
2) Comfortable10435.4
3) A little uncomfortable299.9
4) Very uncomfortable144.8
5) Don't know enough to say4716.0
9) Varies10.3
Missing106 
TOTAL294100.0
151) How comfortable would you feel in the following denomination? - Pentecostal (COMFPENT)
TOTAL%
1) Very comfortable144.8
2) Comfortable5117.6
3) A little uncomfortable5418.7
4) Very uncomfortable4816.6
5) Don't know enough to say12242.2
Missing111 
TOTAL289100.0
152) How comfortable would you feel in the following denomination? - Unitarian (COMFUNIT)
TOTAL%
1) Very comfortable144.8
2) Comfortable4214.5
3) A little uncomfortable3712.8
4) Very uncomfortable269.0
5) Don't know enough to say17058.8
Missing111 
TOTAL289100.0
153) How comfortable would you feel in the following denomination? - Greek Orthodox (COMFGO)
TOTAL%
1) Very comfortable237.9
2) Comfortable3813.1
3) A little uncomfortable4615.9
4) Very uncomfortable3612.4
5) Don't know enough to say14650.3
9) Varies10.3
Missing110 
TOTAL290100.0
154) How much satisfaction would you say you receive from the following area of your life? - Your family life (SATFAM)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal29375.3
2) Quite a bit7118.3
3) Some184.6
4) A little41.0
5) None30.8
Missing11 
TOTAL389100.0
155) How much satisfaction would you say you receive from the following area of your life? - Your friendships (SATFRND)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal20451.6
2) Quite a bit14235.9
3) Some4110.4
4) A little51.3
5) None30.8
Missing5 
TOTAL395100.0
156) How much satisfaction would you say you receive from the following area of your life? - Your leisure activities (SATHOBBY)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal19249.1
2) Quite a bit13434.3
3) Some4712.0
4) A little164.1
5) None10.3
9) Varies10.3
Missing9 
TOTAL391100.0
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 deal11731.0
2) Quite a bit12432.8
3) Some8121.4
4) A little349.0
5) None225.8
Missing22 
TOTAL378100.0
158) How much satisfaction would you say you receive from the following area of your life? - Your job (SATJOB)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal14039.3
2) Quite a bit13638.2
3) Some5314.9
4) A little113.1
5) None143.9
8) Undecided10.3
9) Varies10.3
Missing44 
TOTAL356100.0
159) How much satisfaction would you say you receive from the following area of your life? - Your household duties (SATHOUSE)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal9124.0
2) Quite a bit11831.1
3) Some10226.9
4) A little3810.0
5) None307.9
Missing21 
TOTAL379100.0
160) How much satisfaction would you say you receive from the following area of your life? - Your annual vacation (SATVACAT)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal20354.0
2) Quite a bit11931.6
3) Some379.8
4) A little71.9
5) None102.7
Missing24 
TOTAL376100.0
161) To what extent would you say you think about the following question? - How can I find real happiness? (QHAPPY)
TOTAL%
1) Often11329.1
2) Sometimes18447.4
3) No longer4912.6
4) Never have4210.8
Missing12 
TOTAL388100.0
162) To what extent would you say you think about the following question? - What is the purpose of life? (QPURPOSE)
TOTAL%
1) Often9224.4
2) Sometimes20353.8
3) No longer4311.4
4) Never have3810.1
9) Varies10.3
Missing23 
TOTAL377100.0
163) To what extent would you say you think about the following question? - How did the world come into being? (QORIGIN)
TOTAL%
1) Often6517.2
2) Sometimes19952.8
3) No longer7820.7
4) Never have359.3
Missing23 
TOTAL377100.0
164) To what extent would you say you think about the following question? - Why is there suffering in the world? (QSUFFER)
TOTAL%
1) Often15038.9
2) Sometimes18146.9
3) No longer3910.1
4) Never have164.1
Missing14 
TOTAL386100.0
165) To what extent would you say you think about the following question? - What happens after death? (QDEATH)
TOTAL%
1) Often8622.8
2) Sometimes20353.7
3) No longer5213.8
4) Never have379.8
Missing22 
TOTAL378100.0
166) How interested or opposed are you with respect to - Children of God? (CHOFGOD)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly interested82.1
2) Mildly interested225.8
3) Not very interested12532.8
4) Strongly opposed6116.0
5) Never heard of group16543.3
Missing19 
TOTAL381100.0
167) How interested or opposed are you with respect to - Hare Krishna? (KRISHNA)
TOTAL%
2) Mildly interested153.9
3) Not very interested15239.7
4) Strongly opposed8221.4
5) Never heard of group13435.0
Missing17 
TOTAL383100.0
168) How interested or opposed are you with respect to - Zen? (ZEN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly interested61.6
2) Mildly interested287.4
3) Not very interested13635.9
4) Strongly opposed349.0
5) Never heard of group17546.2
Missing21 
TOTAL379100.0
169) How interested or opposed are you with respect to - Yoga groups? (YOGA)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly interested92.3
2) Mildly interested10226.6
3) Not very interested18849.1
4) Strongly opposed256.5
5) Never heard of group5514.4
9) Varies41.0
Missing17 
TOTAL383100.0
170) How interested or opposed are you with respect to - Satanism? (SATANISM)
TOTAL%
2) Mildly interested133.4
3) Not very interested9023.6
4) Strongly opposed16041.9
5) Never heard of group11931.2
Missing18 
TOTAL382100.0
171) How interested or opposed are you with respect to - Hassidism? (HASSID)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly interested10.3
2) Mildly interested123.2
3) Not very interested8723.1
4) Strongly opposed266.9
5) Never heard of group25066.5
Missing24 
TOTAL376100.0
172) How interested or opposed are you with respect to - Guru? (GURU)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly interested10.3
2) Mildly interested184.7
3) Not very interested16342.9
4) Strongly opposed5414.2
5) Never heard of group14437.9
Missing20 
TOTAL380100.0
173) How interested or opposed are you with respect to - Transcendental Meditation? (TRANSMED)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly interested123.1
2) Mildly interested8522.1
3) Not very interested14838.5
4) Strongly opposed318.1
5) Never heard of group10828.1
Missing16 
TOTAL384100.0
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 believer143.6
2) Perhaps possible15338.8
3) Very doubtful14236.0
4) Firm disbeliever8521.6
Missing6 
TOTAL394100.0
175) How often do you read your horoscope? (HORSCOP)
TOTAL%
1) Daily5012.6
2) Occasionally22957.5
3) Never11729.4
4) I'm not sure what a horoscope is.20.5
Missing2 
TOTAL398100.0
176) What is your experience with meditation? (MEDITATE)
TOTAL%
1) I don't practice any kind of meditation.22155.9
2) I practice meditation using techniques such as sitting or breathing or thinking in special ways.246.1
3) I meditate in other ways.14937.7
9) Varies10.3
Missing5 
TOTAL395100.0
177) How often do you pray privately? (PRAYER)
TOTAL%
1) I never pray, or only in religious services.9122.9
2) Only on special occasions4010.1
3) Sometimes, but not regularly13634.3
4) Regularly, once a week82.0
5) Regularly, many times a week317.8
6) Regularly, once a day or more9022.7
9) Varies10.3
Missing3 
TOTAL397100.0
178) How often, if at all, are table prayers or grace said before or after meals in your home? (GRACE)
TOTAL%
1) At all meals4411.0
2) At least once a day338.3
3) At least once a week153.8
4) Only on special occasions11428.6
5) Never or hardly ever19348.4
Missing1 
TOTAL399100.0
179) How often do you read the Bible privately? (BIBLE)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely23659.1
2) Only on special occasions246.0
3) Sometimes, but not regularly10426.1
4) Regularly, once a week92.3
5) Regularly, many times a week153.8
6) Regularly, once a day or more112.8
Missing1 
TOTAL399100.0
180) Have you ever regarded the following as bringing you good luck? - A lucky number (GLNO)
TOTAL%
1) Yes8421.7
2) No30378.3
Missing13 
TOTAL387100.0
181) Have you ever regarded the following as bringing you good luck? - A particular piece of clothing (GLCLOTH)
TOTAL%
1) Yes225.9
2) No35194.1
Missing27 
TOTAL373100.0
182) Have you ever regarded the following as bringing you good luck? - A rabbit's foot (GLRABBIT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes92.4
2) No36597.6
Missing26 
TOTAL374100.0
183) Have you ever regarded the following as bringing you good luck? - Making a wish (GLWISH)
TOTAL%
1) Yes4311.4
2) No33488.6
Missing23 
TOTAL377100.0
184) Have you ever regarded the following as bringing bad luck? - The 13th floor of a building (BL13FL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes102.6
2) No37597.4
Missing15 
TOTAL385100.0
185) Have you ever regarded the following as bringing bad luck? - A broken mirror (BLMIR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes369.3
2) No35390.7
Missing11 
TOTAL389100.0
186) Have you ever regarded the following as bringing bad luck? - Crossing under a ladder (BLLADDER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes379.6
2) No35090.4
Missing13 
TOTAL387100.0
187) Have you ever regarded the following as bringing bad luck? - Friday the 13th (BLFRI13)
TOTAL%
1) Yes348.7
2) No35591.3
Missing11 
TOTAL389100.0
188) Which of these statements comes closest to your view of extrasensory perception (ESP)? (ESP)
TOTAL%
1) I am sure it exists.8722.1
2) I think it probably exists.20953.0
3) I think it probably doesn't exist.379.4
4) I am sure it doesn't exist.92.3
5) I'm not sure what ESP is.4812.2
8) Undecided10.3
9) Varies30.8
Missing6 
TOTAL394100.0
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.287.1
2) It may possibly occur.11428.8
3) It probably doesn't occur.12932.6
4) It definitely doesn't occur.12431.3
9) Varies10.3
Missing4 
TOTAL396100.0
190) Do you believe there is life after death? (POSTLIFE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes17644.4
2) No7117.9
3) Uncertain14937.6
Missing4 
TOTAL396100.0
191) What do you think will happen to you after death? (UDEATH)
TOTAL%
1) I will go to heaven.7017.8
2) I will go to purgatory.133.3
3) I will go to hell.10.3
4) I will be reincarnated.153.8
5) I will simply stop existing.7519.0
6) I really don't know.22055.8
Missing6 
TOTAL394100.0
192) What would you say is your primary response to the idea of death? (RESDEATH)
TOTAL%
1) Fear5614.2
2) Sorrow8020.4
3) Mystery8922.6
4) Hope5714.5
5) No particular feeling9824.9
9) Varies133.3
Missing7 
TOTAL393100.0
193) How sure are you that you have found the answer to the meaning of life? (CERTMEAN)
TOTAL%
1) Very certain399.9
2) Quite certain7418.8
3) Rather uncertain9824.9
4) I don't think there is an answer to such a question.18246.3
Missing7 
TOTAL393100.0
194) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement? - People usually bring suffering on themselves. (SUFSELF)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree246.4
2) Agree16744.4
3) Disagree16142.8
4) Strongly disagree236.1
9) Varies10.3
Missing24 
TOTAL376100.0
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 agree4612.4
2) Agree14739.5
3) Disagree16544.4
4) Strongly disagree133.5
9) Varies10.3
Missing28 
TOTAL372100.0
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 agree297.9
2) Agree17146.6
3) Disagree15241.4
4) Strongly disagree123.3
9) Varies30.8
Missing33 
TOTAL367100.0
197) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement? - Suffering comes because people don't obey God. (SUFOBEY)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree246.5
2) Agree5815.8
3) Disagree18048.9
4) Strongly disagree10428.3
9) Varies20.5
Missing32 
TOTAL368100.0
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 agree71.9
2) Agree267.2
3) Disagree20256.0
4) Strongly disagree12434.3
9) Varies20.6
Missing39 
TOTAL361100.0
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 agree12934.3
2) Agree22058.5
3) Disagree164.3
4) Strongly disagree71.9
8) Undecided10.3
9) Varies30.8
Missing24 
TOTAL376100.0
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.15940.9
2) While I have doubts, I feel that I do believe in God.9424.2
3) I find myself believing in God some of the time, but not at other times.215.4
4) I don't believe in a personal God, but I do believe in a higher power of some kind.6917.7
5) I don't know whether there is a God, and I don't believe there is a way to find out.266.7
6) I don't believe in God.71.8
7) None of the above represents what I believe.92.3
9) Varies41.0
Missing11 
TOTAL389100.0
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.15139.4
2) While I have some doubts, I basically feel that Jesus is Divine.8923.2
3) I feel that Jesus was a great man and very holy, but I don't feel Him to be the Son of God.277.0
4) I think Jesus was only a man, although an extraordinary one.6817.8
5) Frankly, I'm not entirely sure there really was such a person as Jesus.338.6
6) None of the above represents what I believe.112.9
8) Undecided20.5
9) Varies20.5
Missing17 
TOTAL383100.0
202) If you were asked, do you think you could recite the Ten Commandments? (KNOW1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, but not the exact words12431.5
2) Yes, the exact words348.6
3) I'm not sure I could remember all ten.17845.2
4) No, I couldn't.5814.7
Missing6 
TOTAL394100.0
203) Do you happen to know which of Christ's disciples denied him three times? (KNOWDENY)
TOTAL%
1) Thomas102.6
2) Paul61.5
3) Judas7318.7
4) Peter19951.0
5) John20.5
7) No, I don't know.10025.6
Missing10 
TOTAL390100.0
204) Is the following an Old Testament prophet? - Elijah (KNOWELIJ)
TOTAL%
1) Yes19653.3
2) No184.9
3) Don't know15441.8
Missing32 
TOTAL368100.0
205) Is the following an Old Testament prophet? - Deuteronomy (KNOWDEUT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes6418.6
2) No10731.1
3) Don't know17350.3
Missing56 
TOTAL344100.0
206) Is the following an Old Testament prophet? - Jeremiah (KNOWJER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes19854.2
2) No71.9
3) Don't know16043.8
Missing35 
TOTAL365100.0
207) Is the following an Old Testament prophet? - Paul (KNOWPAUL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes3911.6
2) No15947.3
3) Don't know13841.1
Missing64 
TOTAL336100.0
208) Is the following an Old Testament prophet? - Leviticus (KNOWLEV)
TOTAL%
1) Yes7221.1
2) No8625.1
3) Don't know18453.8
Missing58 
TOTAL342100.0
209) Is the following an Old Testament prophet? - Ezekiel (KNOWEZEK)
TOTAL%
1) Yes18250.4
2) No143.9
3) Don't know16545.7
Missing39 
TOTAL361100.0
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.7720.2
2) Yes, I think I have.8722.8
3) No21857.1
Missing18 
TOTAL382100.0
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.123.3
2) Yes, I think I have.308.2
3) No32388.5
Missing35 
TOTAL365100.0
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.92.4
2) Yes, I think I have.174.6
3) No34393.0
Missing31 
TOTAL369100.0
213) In what part of the country were you living at age 16? (AREA16)
TOTAL%
1) The Atlantic Provinces8621.8
2) The East (Ontario or Quebec)10326.1
3) The West16241.1
4) Outside Canada4310.9
Missing6 
TOTAL394100.0
214) What was the nature of the community in which you were living at age 16? (RES16)
TOTAL%
1) Farm7920.1
2) Rural non-farm4010.2
3) Town or small city (under 30,000)10827.4
4) Medium-sized city (30,000-100,000)7017.8
5) Large city (100,000-400,000)5413.7
6) Metropolis (over 400,000)4310.9
Missing6 
TOTAL394100.0
215) What is the nature of the community in which you are presently living? (RESNOW)
TOTAL%
1) Farm164.1
2) Rural non-farm307.6
3) Town or small city (under 30,000)7017.8
4) Medium-sized city (30,000-100,000)8421.3
5) Large city (100,000-400,000)8120.6
6) Metropolis (over 400,000)11328.7
Missing6 
TOTAL394100.0
216) How many years have you lived in areas with over 30,000 population? (YRSURB)
TOTAL%
1) 1 year or less10.6
2) 2-5 years2011.0
3) 6-10 years2312.7
4) 11-15 years2413.3
5) 16-20 years1910.5
6) 21-30 years3821.0
7) Over 30 years5630.9
Missing219 
TOTAL181100.0
217) What is your citizenship status? (CITIZEN)
TOTAL%
1) I am a Canadian citizen.37294.7
2) I am a landed immigrant.164.1
3) I am a citizen of another country, temporarily living in Canada.51.3
Missing7 
TOTAL393100.0
218) What language do you speak? (LANG)
TOTAL%
1) French and English7920.1
2) English only29875.6
3) French only174.3
Missing6 
TOTAL394100.0
219) What do you consider your ethnic background to be (father's ancestors)? (FAETH)
TOTAL%
3) Austria41.2
6) Canada257.2
7) China10.3
8) Czechoslovakia30.9
10) England9627.8
11) Finland10.3
12) France267.5
13) Germany339.6
14) Greece20.6
16) Hungary30.9
17) India20.6
18) Israel10.3
19) Ireland3610.4
20) Italy10.3
22) Japan10.3
25) Netherlands72.0
26) Norway51.4
29) Poland72.0
31) Romania20.6
32) Russia41.2
33) Scotland4212.2
35) Sweden20.6
36) Switzerland10.3
37) Ukraine92.6
40) United States51.4
41) Wales72.0
42) Yugoslavia10.3
46) Malta10.3
47) Lebanon10.3
60) French Canada164.6
Missing55 
TOTAL345100.0
220) What do you consider your ethnic background to be (mother's ancestors)? (MAETH)
TOTAL%
3) Austria41.2
6) Canada278.2
7) China10.3
8) Czechoslovakia41.2
10) England9127.7
11) Finland10.3
12) France288.5
13) Germany309.1
14) Greece20.6
16) Hungary20.6
17) India10.3
18) Israel10.3
19) Ireland309.1
20) Italy10.3
22) Japan20.6
25) Netherlands72.1
26) Norway30.9
29) Poland30.9
31) Romania30.9
32) Russia82.4
33) Scotland3911.9
35) Sweden30.9
36) Switzerland10.3
37) Ukraine82.4
40) United States41.2
41) Wales41.2
42) Yugoslavia10.3
46) Malta10.3
47) Lebanon10.3
60) French Canada175.2
Missing72 
TOTAL328100.0
221) What race do you consider yourself? (RACE)
TOTAL%
1) White38497.7
2) Canadian Indian20.5
3) Black20.5
4) Oriental20.5
5) East Indian10.3
6) Other20.5
Missing7 
TOTAL393100.0
222) What kind of work did your father normally do during most of your youth? (See summary documentation for codes.) (FASES)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL40037.48819
223) What is your present situation? (WRKSTAT)
TOTAL%
1) Working full-time28071.4
2) Working part-time102.6
3) With a job, but not at work because of temporary illness41.0
4) With a job, but not at work because of temporary lay-off10.3
6) Unemployed112.8
7) Retired379.4
8) Keeping house379.4
9) In school123.1
Missing8 
TOTAL392100.0
224) What kind of work do you normally do? (See summary documentation for codes.) (SELFSES)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL40052.38818
225) What is your sex? (GENDER)
TOTAL%
1) Male27568.8
2) Female12531.3
TOTAL400100.0
226) What year were you born? (answers run 1900-1957 and 1879-1898) (YEARBORN)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL38736.2418
227) What is your current marital status? (MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Married28672.0
2) Widowed215.3
3) Divorced215.3
4) Separated92.3
5) Never been married5714.4
6) Cohabiting30.8
Missing3 
TOTAL397100.0
228) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MARRIED: Is your husband or wife working currently? (SPWKSTAT)
TOTAL%
1) Working full-time11238.8
2) Working part-time3211.1
3) With a job, but not at work because of temporary illness10.3
4) With a job, but not at work because of temporary lay-off10.3
5) With a job, but not at work because of a strike10.3
6) Unemployed113.8
7) Retired186.2
8) Keeping house11038.1
9) In school31.0
Missing111 
TOTAL289100.0
229) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MARRIED: What kind of work does your husband or wife do? (See summary documentation for codes.) (SPSES)
TOTAL%
2) 41.0
23) 71.8
24) 10.3
25) 10.3
26) 10.3
27) 71.8
28) 41.0
29) 10.3
30) 71.8
32) 20.5
36) 10.3
37) 20.5
38) 143.5
39) 20.5
40) 61.5
41) 20.5
43) 10.3
44) 41.0
45) 30.8
46) 102.5
48) 41.0
49) 10.3
50) 41.0
51) 71.8
52) 133.3
53) 10.3
54) 20.5
55) 20.5
56) 30.8
57) 41.0
58) 10.3
60) 10.3
61) 20.5
63) 10.3
65) 61.5
66) 51.3
67) 10.3
69) 20.5
72) 41.0
74) 10.3
75) 10.3
76) 25463.5
TOTAL400100.0
230) Have you ever been divorced? (DIVORCE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes339.2
2) No32790.8
Missing40 
TOTAL360100.0
231) How many children do you have? (CHILDREN)
TOTAL%
0) 08323.5
1) 15615.9
2) 29827.8
3) 35415.3
4) 4359.9
5) 5154.2
6) 630.8
7) 761.7
8) 8 or more30.8
Missing47 
TOTAL353100.0
232) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE CHILDREN: How many of your children are under age 7? (CHL7)
TOTAL%
1) 15055.6
2) 23538.9
3) 3 or more55.6
Missing310 
TOTAL90100.0
233) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE CHILDREN: How many of your children are 7-12 years old? (CH712)
TOTAL%
1) 14962.8
2) 22025.6
3) 3 or more911.5
Missing322 
TOTAL78100.0
234) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE CHILDREN: How many of your children are 13-15 years old? (CH1315)
TOTAL%
1) 15285.2
2) 2914.8
Missing339 
TOTAL61100.0
235) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE CHILDREN: How many of your children are 16-18 years old? (CHL1618)
TOTAL%
1) 14282.4
2) 2815.7
3) 3 or more12.0
Missing349 
TOTAL51100.0
236) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE CHILDREN: How many of your children are over 18 years old? (CHO18)
TOTAL%
1) 13828.1
2) 25037.0
3) 3 or more4734.8
Missing265 
TOTAL135100.0
237) How much education did you get? (EDUC)
TOTAL%
1) Some grade school174.4
2) Finished grade school287.2
3) Some high school9123.5
4) Finished high school8321.4
5) Some technical or business training5614.4
6) Some college or university4411.3
7) University degree328.2
8) Some graduate or professional school143.6
9) Post-graduate degree235.9
Missing12 
TOTAL388100.0
238) How much education did your spouse get? (SPEDUC)
TOTAL%
1) Some grade school144.7
2) Finished grade school4314.3
3) Some high school6822.6
4) Finished high school6621.9
5) Some technical or business training4916.3
6) Some college or university3411.3
7) University degree175.6
8) Some graduate or professional school72.3
9) Post-graduate degree31.0
Missing99 
TOTAL301100.0
239) How much education did your father get? (PAEDUC)
TOTAL%
1) Some grade school10530.6
2) Finished grade school7822.7
3) Some high school7120.7
4) Finished high school3610.5
5) Some technical or business training226.4
6) Some college or university102.9
7) University degree102.9
8) Some graduate or professional school20.6
9) Post-graduate degree92.6
Missing57 
TOTAL343100.0
240) How much education did your mother get? (MAEDUC)
TOTAL%
1) Some grade school7321.3
2) Finished grade school9828.7
3) Some high school7221.1
4) Finished high school4814.0
5) Some technical or business training185.3
6) Some college or university195.6
7) University degree72.0
8) Some graduate or professional school61.8
9) Post-graduate degree10.3
Missing58 
TOTAL342100.0
241) Which social class do you classify yourself in? (CLASS)
TOTAL%
1) Lower class41.0
2) Working class14537.5
3) Middle class23159.7
4) Upper class61.6
8) Undecided10.3
Missing13 
TOTAL387100.0
242) How would you describe your health? (HEALTH)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent13033.2
2) Good20351.8
3) Fair5213.3
4) Poor71.8
Missing8 
TOTAL392100.0
243) How much time would you say you have spent in the hospital in the past five years? (HOSPITAL)
TOTAL%
1) None22758.1
2) 1 week or less5614.3
3) About 2 weeks4712.0
4) About 1 month4010.2
5) About 3 months123.1
6) About 6 months51.3
7) About 1 year10.3
8) Over 1 year30.8
Missing9 
TOTAL391100.0
244) With respect to political party preference, do you usually think of yourself as: (PARTYID)
TOTAL%
1) New Democrat4712.3
2) Liberal13234.5
3) Conservative9825.6
4) Social Credit184.7
5) Other153.9
6) None5113.3
9) Varies225.7
Missing17 
TOTAL383100.0
245) What is the religious preference of - Yourself? (RELIG)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant21655.8
2) Catholic12231.5
3) Jewish102.6
4) None338.5
5) Other51.3
9) Varies10.3
Missing13 
TOTAL387100.0
246) What is the religious preference of - Your spouse? (SPRELIG)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant17056.7
2) Catholic10635.3
3) Jewish51.7
4) None113.7
5) Other82.7
Missing100 
TOTAL300100.0
247) What is the religious preference of - Your father? (PARELIG)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant19254.5
2) Catholic13036.9
3) Jewish72.0
4) None123.4
5) Other113.1
Missing48 
TOTAL352100.0
248) What is the religious preference of - Your mother? (MARELIG)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant19955.6
2) Catholic13136.6
3) Jewish92.5
4) None72.0
5) Other113.1
9) Varies10.3
Missing42 
TOTAL358100.0
249) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE PROTESTANTS: What specific denomination are you? (For ‘Other' responses, see OTHDENOM.) (DENOM)
TOTAL%
1) Anglican4421.2
2) Baptist167.7
3) Lutheran209.6
4) Methodist31.4
5) Pentecostal41.9
6) Presbyterian104.8
7) United Church9646.2
8) Other157.2
Missing192 
TOTAL208100.0
250) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE PROTESTANTS: What specific denomination is your spouse? (For ‘Other' responses, see SPOTHDEN.) (SPDENOM)
TOTAL%
1) Anglican3723.0
2) Baptist116.8
3) Lutheran169.9
4) Methodist10.6
5) Pentecostal53.1
6) Presbyterian85.0
7) United Church7043.5
8) Other138.1
Missing239 
TOTAL161100.0
251) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE PROTESTANTS: What specific denomination is your father? (For ‘Other' responses, see PAOTHDEN.) (PADENOM)
TOTAL%
1) Anglican4323.8
2) Baptist126.6
3) Lutheran179.4
4) Methodist73.9
5) Pentecostal21.1
6) Presbyterian105.5
7) United Church8044.2
8) Other105.5
Missing219 
TOTAL181100.0
252) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE PROTESTANTS: What specific denomination is your mother? (For ‘Other' responses, see MAOTHDEN.) (MADENOM)
TOTAL%
1) Anglican4624.5
2) Baptist126.4
3) Lutheran179.0
4) Methodist63.2
5) Pentecostal21.1
6) Presbyterian158.0
7) United Church7942.0
8) Other115.9
Missing212 
TOTAL188100.0
253) Looking back at your childhood, how often would you say you went to religious services when you were growing up? (YGATTEND)
TOTAL%
1) Never82.3
2) Less than once a year51.4
3) About once a year113.1
4) Several times a year308.5
5) About once a month195.4
6) 2-3 times a month4011.3
7) Nearly every week6718.9
8) Every week14641.2
9) Several times a week287.9
Missing46 
TOTAL354100.0
254) How religious have the following people tended to regard themselves? - Your father (PACOMMIT)
TOTAL%
1) Very religious8823.7
2) Somewhat religious14739.5
3) Not very religious13736.8
Missing28 
TOTAL372100.0
255) How religious have the following people tended to regard themselves? - Your mother (MACOMMIT)
TOTAL%
1) Very religious13034.3
2) Somewhat religious17646.4
3) Not very religious7319.3
Missing21 
TOTAL379100.0
256) How religious have the following people tended to regard themselves? - Your spouse (SPCOMMIT)
TOTAL%
1) Very religious4514.5
2) Somewhat religious15449.5
3) Not very religious11236.0
Missing89 
TOTAL311100.0
257) How religious have the following people tended to regard themselves? - Yourself (COMMIT)
TOTAL%
1) Very religious4712.2
2) Somewhat religious18547.9
3) Not very religious15439.9
Missing14 
TOTAL386100.0
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 important2718.0
2) Somewhat important4328.7
3) Not very important8053.3
Missing250 
TOTAL150100.0
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 important2013.5
2) Somewhat important3624.3
3) Not very important9262.2
Missing252 
TOTAL148100.0
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 important117.5
2) Somewhat important3624.7
3) Not very important9967.8
Missing254 
TOTAL146100.0
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 important2316.1
2) Somewhat important5337.1
3) Not very important6646.2
9) Varies10.7
Missing257 
TOTAL143100.0
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 important128.3
2) Somewhat important2920.0
3) Not very important10371.0
9) Varies10.7
Missing255 
TOTAL145100.0
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 important1410.2
2) Somewhat important2316.8
3) Not very important10073.0
Missing263 
TOTAL137100.0
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 important1711.8
2) Somewhat important3927.1
3) Not very important8861.1
Missing256 
TOTAL144100.0
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 important4931.6
2) Somewhat important4931.6
3) Not very important5736.8
Missing245 
TOTAL155100.0
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 important1410.1
2) Somewhat important2417.3
3) Not very important10172.7
Missing261 
TOTAL139100.0
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 important2718.9
2) Somewhat important2819.6
3) Not very important8861.5
Missing257 
TOTAL143100.0
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 important3221.3
2) Somewhat important3120.7
3) Not very important8758.0
Missing250 
TOTAL150100.0
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 important5938.8
2) Somewhat important5133.6
3) Not very important4227.6
Missing248 
TOTAL152100.0
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) Irrelevant312.0
2) Leaders14.0
3) Members28.0
4) Monemp14.0
6) Secularization14.0
11) Access28.0
12) Age28.0
13) Apathy28.0
16) Health14.0
17) Mobility312.0
18) Time confining28.0
19) Time choice416.0
30) Miscellaneous14.0
Missing375 
TOTAL25100.0
271) How does your present financial situation leave you? (SATFIN)
TOTAL%
1) Pretty well satisfied16341.6
2) More or less satisfied17043.4
3) Not satisfied at all5714.5
9) Varies20.5
Missing8 
TOTAL392100.0
272) During the last few years, would you say your financial situation has been: (FINALTER)
TOTAL%
1) Getting better21053.8
2) Getting worse4010.3
3) Staying about the same14035.9
Missing10 
TOTAL390100.0
273) Which of the following figures comes closest to your total family income before taxes in 1974? (INCOME)
TOTAL%
1) Less than $5,0003810.1
2) $5,000 to $6,999266.9
3) $7,000 to $8,999379.9
4) $9,000 to $9,999328.5
5) $10,000 to $14,99910126.9
6) $15,000 to $19,9996316.8
7) $20,000 to $24,9994612.3
8) $25,000 and over328.5
Missing25 
TOTAL375100.0
274) How happy are you nowadays - very happy, pretty happy or not too happy? (HAPPY)
TOTAL%
1) Very happy7819.9
2) Pretty happy26768.3
3) Not too happy4511.5
9) Varies10.3
Missing9 
TOTAL391100.0
275) How exciting do you find life? (LIFE)
TOTAL%
1) Exciting19048.1
2) Routine18847.6
3) Dull133.3
9) Varies41.0
Missing5 
TOTAL395100.0
276) ASKDED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MARRIED: How would you describe your marriage - very happy, pretty happy or not too happy? (HAPMAR)
TOTAL%
1) Very happy15955.0
2) Pretty happy11439.4
3) Not too happy155.2
9) Varies10.3
Missing111 
TOTAL289100.0
277) How do you feel about the future for the following? Do you think it will gain more influence, lose some influence, or remain about the same? - Canada? (FUTCAN)
TOTAL%
1) Will gain influence26267.4
2) Will continue about the same9825.2
3) Will probably lose some influence297.5
Missing11 
TOTAL389100.0
278) How do you feel about the future for the following? Do you think it will gain more influence, lose some influence, or remain about the same? - The traditional family? (FUTFAM)
TOTAL%
1) Will gain influence6316.7
2) Will continue about the same17646.6
3) Will probably lose some influence13736.2
9) Varies20.5
Missing22 
TOTAL378100.0
279) How do you feel about the future for the following? Do you think it will gain more influence, lose some influence, or remain about the same? - Roman Catholicism? (FUTRC)
TOTAL%
1) Will gain influence379.8
2) Will continue about the same17245.4
3) Will probably lose some influence16944.6
9) Varies10.3
Missing21 
TOTAL379100.0
280) How do you feel about the future for the following? Do you think it will gain more influence, lose some influence, or remain about the same? - The United States? (FUTUS)
TOTAL%
1) Will gain influence7419.5
2) Will continue about the same11129.3
3) Will probably lose some influence19350.9
9) Varies10.3
Missing21 
TOTAL379100.0
281) How do you feel about the future for the following? Do you think it will gain more influence, lose some influence, or remain about the same? - Science? (FUTSCI)
TOTAL%
1) Will gain influence28275.4
2) Will continue about the same7720.6
3) Will probably lose some influence154.0
Missing26 
TOTAL374100.0
282) How do you feel about the future for the following? Do you think it will gain more influence, lose some influence, or remain about the same? - Judaism? (FUTJUD)
TOTAL%
1) Will gain influence246.9
2) Will continue about the same23968.9
3) Will probably lose some influence8223.6
8) Undecided20.6
Missing53 
TOTAL347100.0
283) How do you feel about the future for the following? Do you think it will gain more influence, lose some influence, or remain about the same? - The United Nations? (FUTUN)
TOTAL%
1) Will gain influence8422.4
2) Will continue about the same15441.1
3) Will probably lose some influence13536.0
9) Varies20.5
Missing25 
TOTAL375100.0
284) How do you feel about the future for the following? Do you think it will gain more influence, lose some influence, or remain about the same? - Canadian Indians? (FUTINDS)
TOTAL%
1) Will gain influence14644.1
2) Will continue about the same14543.8
3) Will probably lose some influence3911.8
9) Varies10.3
Missing69 
TOTAL331100.0
285) How do you feel about the future for the following? Do you think it will gain more influence, lose some influence, or remain about the same? - Traditional morality? (FUTMOR)
TOTAL%
1) Will gain influence8021.7
2) Will continue about the same13235.8
3) Will probably lose some influence15441.7
9) Varies30.8
Missing31 
TOTAL369100.0
286) How do you feel about the future for the following? Do you think it will gain more influence, lose some influence, or remain about the same? - Russia? (FUTRUS)
TOTAL%
1) Will gain influence14539.1
2) Will continue about the same17346.6
3) Will probably lose some influence5214.0
8) Undecided10.3
Missing29 
TOTAL371100.0
287) How do you feel about the future for the following? Do you think it will gain more influence, lose some influence, or remain about the same? - Protestantism? (FUTPROT)
TOTAL%
1) Will gain influence328.6
2) Will continue about the same27072.4
3) Will probably lose some influence6918.5
8) Undecided10.3
9) Varies10.3
Missing27 
TOTAL373100.0
288) How do you feel about the future for the following? Do you think it will gain more influence, lose some influence, or remain about the same? - Education? (FUTEDUC)
TOTAL%
1) Will gain influence20753.5
2) Will continue about the same12432.0
3) Will probably lose some influence5414.0
9) Varies20.5
Missing13 
TOTAL387100.0
289) How do you feel about the future for the following? Do you think it will gain more influence, lose some influence, or remain about the same? - Israel? (FUTIS)
TOTAL%
1) Will gain influence8724.2
2) Will continue about the same18050.0
3) Will probably lose some influence9225.6
8) Undecided10.3
Missing40 
TOTAL360100.0
290) How do you feel about the future for the following? Do you think it will gain more influence, lose some influence, or remain about the same? - Women? (FUTWOMEN)
TOTAL%
1) Will gain influence29175.8
2) Will continue about the same8722.7
3) Will probably lose some influence41.0
9) Varies20.5
Missing16 
TOTAL384100.0
291) How do you feel about the future for the following? Do you think it will gain more influence, lose some influence, or remain about the same? - Atheism? (FUTATH)
TOTAL%
1) Will gain influence7721.2
2) Will continue about the same22060.6
3) Will probably lose some influence6417.6
8) Undecided20.6
Missing37 
TOTAL363100.0
292) How do you feel about the future for the following? Do you think it will gain more influence, lose some influence, or remain about the same? - Europe? (FUTEUR)
TOTAL%
1) Will gain influence7520.7
2) Will continue about the same22662.3
3) Will probably lose some influence6116.8
8) Undecided10.3
Missing37 
TOTAL363100.0
293) How do you feel about the future for the following? Do you think it will gain more influence, lose some influence, or remain about the same? - Men? (FUTMEN)
TOTAL%
1) Will gain influence3510.5
2) Will continue about the same22969.0
3) Will probably lose some influence6820.5
Missing68 
TOTAL332100.0
294) How do you feel about the future for the following? Do you think it will gain more influence, lose some influence, or remain about the same? - The French in Canada? (FUTFREN)
TOTAL%
1) Will gain influence10828.4
2) Will continue about the same17345.5
3) Will probably lose some influence9725.5
8) Undecided20.5
Missing20 
TOTAL380100.0
295) How do you feel about the future for the following? Do you think it will gain more influence, lose some influence, or remain about the same? - The Arab countries? (FUTARAB)
TOTAL%
1) Will gain influence18048.3
2) Will continue about the same11330.3
3) Will probably lose some influence7820.9
8) Undecided20.5
Missing27 
TOTAL373100.0
296) Date questionnaire completed (DATEIN)
TOTAL%
0) October194.8
1) May 15-3112631.5
2) June 1-156716.8
3) June 16-30123.0
4) July 1-155313.3
5) July 16-31369.0
6) August 1-15399.8
7) August 16-31246.0
8) September 1-15164.0
9) September 16-3082.0
TOTAL400100.0
297) How serious do you think the following is in Canada? - Other, second mention (PROBS2)
TOTAL%
3) Environment111.1
5) Immigration111.1
6) Laws - enforcement111.1
8) Politics222.2
20) Miscellaneous444.4
Missing391 
TOTAL9100.0
298) Other denominations (OTHDENOM)
TOTAL%
1) Adventist18.3
6) Christian and Missionary Alliance18.3
7) Christian Reformed18.3
10) Evangelical325.0
14) Greek Orthodox18.3
17) Jehovah's Witness18.3
18) Mennonite216.7
21) Nondenominational18.3
24) Eastern Orthodox18.3
Missing388 
TOTAL12100.0
299) Spouse's other denomination (SPOTHDEN)
TOTAL%
6) Christian and Missionary Alliance111.1
7) Christian Reformed111.1
10) Evangelical333.3
17) Jehovah's Witness111.1
18) Mennonite222.2
24) Eastern Orthodox111.1
Missing391 
TOTAL9100.0
300) Father's other denomination (PAOTHDEN)
TOTAL%
10) Evangelical218.2
14) Greek Orthodox19.1
18) Mennonite545.5
19) Mormon19.1
24) Eastern Orthodox19.1
25) Unitarian19.1
Missing389 
TOTAL11100.0
301) Mother's other denomination (MAOTHDEN)
TOTAL%
7) Christian Reformed17.1
10) Evangelical214.3
14) Greek Orthodox214.3
18) Mennonite535.7
19) Mormon17.1
24) Eastern Orthodox17.1
25) Unitarian17.1
28) Christadelphian17.1
Missing386 
TOTAL14100.0
302) Age of respondent (AGE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL38742.63616
303) Region (REGION)
TOTAL%
1) British Columbia5012.5
2) Prairies14135.3
3) Ontario338.3
4) Quebec6015.0
5) Atlantic11629.0
TOTAL400100.0
304) Age group (AGEGP)
TOTAL%
1) 18-3415339.5
2) 35-5413635.1
3) 55 and over9825.3
Missing13 
TOTAL387100.0
305) Year first surveyed (FIRSTYR5)
TOTAL%
0) 1975 - Supplementary match16441.0
1) 197523659.0
TOTAL400100.0
306) Province (PROVINC5)
TOTAL%
0) Newfoundland307.5
1) British Columbia5313.3
2) Alberta5614.0
3) Saskatchewan4411.0
4) Manitoba369.0
5) Ontario369.0
6) Quebec215.3
7) New Brunswick4110.3
8) Nova Scotia4511.3
9) Prince Edward Island389.5
TOTAL400100.0
307) Size of area (CATEGOR5)
TOTAL%
1) Metropolitan area25563.8
2) Small city7619.0
3) Small town6917.3
TOTAL400100.0
308) Area of respondent for comparison with AREA in 1975 (AREA5)
TOTAL%
1) 23665.9
2) 4913.7
3) 30.8
4) 72.0
5) 154.2
6) 51.4
7) 20.6
8) 20.6
9) 41.1
10) 92.5
11) 61.7
13) 10.3
15) 51.4
17) 30.8
22) 41.1
41) 10.3
48) 20.6
59) 41.1
Missing42 
TOTAL358100.0
309) Value labels provided in summary documentation. (AREANAM5)
TOTAL%
101) 4110.3
102) 30.8
108) 20.5
111) 41.0
199) 30.8
201) 10.3
202) 399.8
205) 82.0
213) 10.3
299) 71.8
301) 328.0
302) 10.3
305) 10.3
306) 41.0
309) 10.3
317) 30.8
399) 20.5
401) 194.8
402) 10.3
405) 41.0
410) 82.0
499) 41.0
501) 246.0
505) 20.5
515) 51.3
548) 20.5
599) 30.8
601) 102.5
610) 10.3
622) 41.0
641) 10.3
699) 51.3
701) 276.8
704) 61.5
709) 30.8
799) 51.3
801) 348.5
803) 20.5
811) 20.5
899) 71.8
901) 266.5
902) 30.8
903) 10.3
904) 10.3
906) 10.3
999) 61.5
1001) 225.5
1002) 20.5
1007) 20.5
1059) 41.0
TOTAL400100.0
310) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Poverty (POVERTY5)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious9423.9
2) Fairly serious21153.7
3) Not very serious8421.4
4) Not serious at all41.0
Missing7 
TOTAL393100.0
311) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Unemployment (UNEMPLO5)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious19549.6
2) Fairly serious16642.2
3) Not very serious307.6
4) Not serious at all10.3
9) Varied10.3
Missing7 
TOTAL393100.0
312) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Crime (CRIME5)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious17845.4
2) Fairly serious17845.4
3) Not very serious338.4
4) Not serious at all20.5
9) Varied10.3
Missing8 
TOTAL392100.0
313) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Sexual harassment (SEXHAR5)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious359.0
2) Fairly serious15239.1
3) Not very serious17645.2
4) Not serious at all256.4
9) Varied10.3
Missing11 
TOTAL389100.0
314) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Lack of Canadian unity (UNITY5)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious8321.4
2) Fairly serious16843.3
3) Not very serious12030.9
4) Not serious at all174.4
Missing12 
TOTAL388100.0
315) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Child abuse (CHABUSE5)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious10627.3
2) Fairly serious18647.9
3) Not very serious8922.9
4) Not serious at all61.5
8) Undecided10.3
Missing12 
TOTAL388100.0
316) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - French-English relations (FRENENG5)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious6215.7
2) Fairly serious14236.0
3) Not very serious15238.6
4) Not serious at all389.6
Missing6 
TOTAL394100.0
317) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - The national debt (NATDEBT5)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious26567.1
2) Fairly serious10827.3
3) Not very serious174.3
4) Not serious at all20.5
9) Varied30.8
Missing5 
TOTAL395100.0
318) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Unequal treatment of women (WOMEN5)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious369.2
2) Fairly serious13835.4
3) Not very serious17745.4
4) Not serious at all3910.0
Missing10 
TOTAL390100.0
319) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Racial discrimination (RACIAL5)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious328.2
2) Fairly serious11328.8
3) Not very serious20652.6
4) Not serious at all399.9
9) Varied20.5
Missing8 
TOTAL392100.0
320) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Alcoholism (ALCOHOL5)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious5915.1
2) Fairly serious16943.2
3) Not very serious14637.3
4) Not serious at all164.1
8) Undecided10.3
Missing9 
TOTAL391100.0
321) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Violence, generally (VIOLENC5)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious11228.8
2) Fairly serious18246.8
3) Not very serious8722.4
4) Not serious at all82.1
Missing11 
TOTAL389100.0
322) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Lack of leadership (LKLEAD4)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious10326.7
2) Fairly serious15640.4
3) Not very serious10426.9
4) Not serious at all236.0
Missing14 
TOTAL386100.0
323) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - The economy (ECONOMY5)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious17043.0
2) Fairly serious17945.3
3) Not very serious4010.1
4) Not serious at all51.3
9) Varied10.3
Missing5 
TOTAL395100.0
324) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - The need for common values (COMVALS5)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious9224.9
2) Fairly serious15642.3
3) Not very serious9926.8
4) Not serious at all226.0
Missing31 
TOTAL369100.0
325) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Drugs (DRUGS5)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious13935.2
2) Fairly serious18446.6
3) Not very serious6315.9
4) Not serious at all82.0
9) Varied10.3
Missing5 
TOTAL395100.0
326) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - The environment (ENVIRT5)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious9223.4
2) Fairly serious19850.4
3) Not very serious8922.6
4) Not serious at all123.1
9) Varied20.5
Missing7 
TOTAL393100.0
327) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Sexual assault (SEXUAL5)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious7419.0
2) Fairly serious18748.1
3) Not very serious11529.6
4) Not serious at all123.1
8) Undecided10.3
Missing11 
TOTAL389100.0
328) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Suicide (SUICIDE5)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious4411.3
2) Fairly serious15038.6
3) Not very serious15439.6
4) Not serious at all3910.0
8) Undecided10.3
9) Varied10.3
Missing11 
TOTAL389100.0
329) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - AIDS (AIDS5)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious13333.8
2) Fairly serious15439.2
3) Not very serious8822.4
4) Not serious at all174.3
9) Varied10.3
Missing7 
TOTAL393100.0
330) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Mental disorders (MENTDIS5)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious328.2
2) Fairly serious16743.0
3) Not very serious16642.8
4) Not serious at all225.7
8) Undecided10.3
Missing12 
TOTAL388100.0
331) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - The need for gun control (GUNCONT5)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious8521.5
2) Fairly serious10326.1
3) Not very serious10225.8
4) Not serious at all10526.6
Missing5 
TOTAL395100.0
332) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Family breakdown (FAMBRK5)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious12632.1
2) Fairly serious19249.0
3) Not very serious6817.3
4) Not serious at all51.3
9) Varied10.3
Missing8 
TOTAL392100.0
333) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - American influence (AMINFLU5)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious4611.9
2) Fairly serious10928.1
3) Not very serious16843.3
4) Not serious at all6516.8
Missing12 
TOTAL388100.0
334) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Juvenile delinquency (JUVDEL5)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious13434.3
2) Fairly serious19549.9
3) Not very serious5814.8
4) Not serious at all20.5
9) Varied20.5
Missing9 
TOTAL391100.0
335) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Government incompetence (GOVTINC5)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious13936.3
2) Fairly serious14938.9
3) Not very serious8823.0
4) Not serious at all71.8
Missing17 
TOTAL383100.0
336) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Native-White relations (NATWH5)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious379.5
2) Fairly serious16442.3
3) Not very serious15640.2
4) Not serious at all318.0
Missing12 
TOTAL388100.0
337) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Violence at schools (VIOSCH5)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious9424.1
2) Fairly serious20051.3
3) Not very serious8622.1
4) Not serious at all102.6
Missing10 
TOTAL390100.0
338) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Other (PROBS951)
TOTAL%
31) Abortion33.6
32) Education33.6
36) Immigration22.4
37) Inequality of the classes22.4
38) Justice11.2
39) Justice for youth22.4
41) Morality1416.7
42) Morality: Religion910.7
43) Nationalism22.4
44) Politics910.7
45) Regionalism11.2
47) Welfare system22.4
60) Government and social progress22.4
62) Medicare22.4
65) Greed67.1
66) Government spending67.1
67) Taxes33.6
68) Too much government22.4
69) Other: government78.3
70) The future22.4
99) Other44.8
Missing316 
TOTAL84100.0
339) PROBS952 (PROBS952)
TOTAL%
31) Abortion125.0
35) Homosexual125.0
62) Medicare125.0
63) Pensions125.0
Missing396 
TOTAL4100.0
340) What is the nation's number one problem in your opinion? (N1PROB95)
TOTAL%
1) Poverty82.2
2) Unemployment8523.5
3) Crime133.6
5) Lack of unity71.9
6) Child abuse10.3
7) French-English relations92.5
8) National debt9125.1
10) Racial discrimination10.3
12) Violence in general30.8
13) Lack of leadership164.4
14) Economy195.2
15) Common values20.6
16) Drugs30.8
17) Environment41.1
23) Family breakdown154.1
24) American influence10.3
25) Juvenile delinquency20.6
26) Government incompetence154.1
31) Abortion10.3
32) Education20.6
36) Immigration10.3
37) Inequality of the classes10.3
41) Morality123.3
42) Morality: Religion82.2
43) Nationalism20.6
44) Politics71.9
45) Regionalism10.3
47) Welfare system10.3
60) Government and social progress30.8
62) Medicare20.6
65) Greed61.7
66) Government spending61.7
67) Taxes30.8
68) Too much government20.6
69) Other: government61.7
70) The future10.3
99) Other20.6
Missing38 
TOTAL362100.0
341) Some people say that the differences between various parts of Canada are now so great that they will never be solved, and that the Confederation will break up. What do you think? (FUTCONF5)
TOTAL%
1) I agree that Canada will probably break up.4111.2
2) I don't think that Canada will break up.32488.3
9) Varied20.5
Missing33 
TOTAL367100.0
342) How much confidence do you have in the people in charge of - Television? (CONTV5)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal92.3
2) Quite a bit6917.5
3) Some21253.8
4) Little or none10326.1
9) Varied10.3
Missing6 
TOTAL394100.0
343) How much confidence do you have in the people in charge of - Radio? (CONRAD5)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal174.3
2) Quite a bit11830.2
3) Some19850.6
4) Little or none5714.6
9) Varied10.3
Missing9 
TOTAL391100.0
344) How much confidence do you have in the people in charge of - Newspapers? (CONNEW5)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal184.6
2) Quite a bit9524.4
3) Some20552.7
4) Little or none7118.3
Missing11 
TOTAL389100.0
345) How much confidence do you have in the people in charge of - The movie industry? (CONMOV5)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal51.3
2) Quite a bit348.9
3) Some14638.1
4) Little or none19851.7
Missing17 
TOTAL383100.0
346) How much confidence do you have in the people in charge of - Major business? (CONBUS5)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal184.7
2) Quite a bit13936.7
3) Some16643.8
4) Little or none5514.5
9) Varied10.3
Missing21 
TOTAL379100.0
347) How much confidence do you have in the people in charge of - Schools? (CONSCHO5)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal297.4
2) Quite a bit16241.3
3) Some16341.6
4) Little or none389.7
Missing8 
TOTAL392100.0
348) How much confidence do you have in the people in charge of - Labor unions? (CONUNIO5)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal41.0
2) Quite a bit5413.8
3) Some14737.6
4) Little or none18647.6
Missing9 
TOTAL391100.0
349) How much confidence do you have in the people in charge of - Religious organizations? (CONREL5)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal266.7
2) Quite a bit12933.2
3) Some17043.8
4) Little or none6216.0
9) Varied10.3
Missing12 
TOTAL388100.0
350) How much confidence do you have in the people in charge of - Financial institutions? (CONFIN5)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal194.9
2) Quite a bit13234.1
3) Some17144.2
4) Little or none6516.8
Missing13 
TOTAL387100.0
351) How much confidence do you have in the people in charge of - The police? (CONPOL5)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal7619.4
2) Quite a bit20652.6
3) Some9223.5
4) Little or none184.6
Missing8 
TOTAL392100.0
352) How much confidence do you have in the people in charge of - The court system? (CONCOUR5)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal297.5
2) Quite a bit10928.0
3) Some15339.3
4) Little or none9724.9
9) Varied10.3
Missing11 
TOTAL389100.0
353) How much confidence do you have in the people in charge of - Your local government? (CONLOC5)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal102.6
2) Quite a bit12131.0
3) Some18547.4
4) Little or none7419.0
Missing10 
TOTAL390100.0
354) How much confidence do you have in the people in charge of - Your provincial government? (CONPROV5)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal225.6
2) Quite a bit9023.0
3) Some17344.2
4) Little or none10627.1
Missing9 
TOTAL391100.0
355) How much confidence do you have in the people in charge of - The federal government? (CONFED5)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal112.8
2) Quite a bit11128.2
3) Some17043.3
4) Little or none10125.7
Missing7 
TOTAL393100.0
356) 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. (BESTSYS5)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree328.1
2) Agree24462.1
3) Disagree9524.2
4) Strongly disagree225.6
Missing7 
TOTAL393100.0
357) How much do you agree with the following statement? - Law enforcement is applied evenly to all those who break the law. (LAWENF5)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree112.8
2) Agree8922.6
3) Disagree19248.7
4) Strongly disagree10125.6
8) Undecided10.3
Missing6 
TOTAL394100.0
358) How much do you agree with the following statement? - Because not all Canadians have the same religious beliefs, it would be better to not to have prayers said in public schools. (PRAYERS5)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree5514.1
2) Agree8421.5
3) Disagree13133.5
4) Strongly disagree12130.9
Missing9 
TOTAL391100.0
359) How much do you agree with the following statement? - Chretien is doing a pretty good job as prime minister. (CHRETN5)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree4712.1
2) Agree23861.2
3) Disagree7218.5
4) Strongly disagree318.0
9) Varied10.3
Missing11 
TOTAL389100.0
360) How much do you agree with the following statement? - CBC radio programs would be better under private ownership. (CBCRAD5)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree5915.6
2) Agree10828.5
3) Disagree13435.4
4) Strongly disagree7519.8
8) Undecided30.8
Missing21 
TOTAL379100.0
361) How much do you agree with the following statement? - Overall, public school teachers are very competent. (PSTEACH5)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree4511.5
2) Agree27470.1
3) Disagree6316.1
4) Strongly disagree92.3
Missing9 
TOTAL391100.0
362) How much do you agree with the following statement? - In general, the courts do not deal harshly enough with criminals. (COURTS5)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree20051.3
2) Agree14537.2
3) Disagree379.5
4) Strongly disagree82.1
Missing10 
TOTAL390100.0
363) How much do you agree with the following statement? - The Senate should be done away with altogether. (SENATE5)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree20252.9
2) Agree8923.3
3) Disagree7118.6
4) Strongly disagree195.0
9) Varied10.3
Missing18 
TOTAL382100.0
364) How much do you agree with the following statement? - On the whole, movies have a good influence on young people. (MOVGOOD5)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree266.7
2) Agree5012.9
3) Disagree18948.6
4) Strongly disagree12231.4
8) Undecided10.3
9) Varied10.3
Missing11 
TOTAL389100.0
365) How much do you agree with the following statement? - Police should be allowed to use photo radar to catch speeding motorists. (POLPHOT5)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree11328.8
2) Agree18045.9
3) Disagree5714.5
4) Strongly disagree4210.7
Missing8 
TOTAL392100.0
366) How much do you agree with the following statement? - Ministers should stick to religion and not concern themselves with social, economic and political issues. (CLERGY5)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree7218.4
2) Agree10827.6
3) Disagree16241.4
4) Strongly disagree4912.5
Missing9 
TOTAL391100.0
367) How much do you agree with the following statement? - People like me don't have any say about what the government does. (SAYGOVT5)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree9223.3
2) Agree13433.9
3) Disagree13935.2
4) Strongly disagree287.1
9) Varied20.5
Missing5 
TOTAL395100.0
368) How much do you agree with the following statement? - CBC television continues to play a unique role in enhancing Canadian culture. (CBCTV5)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree4812.5
2) Agree20252.5
3) Disagree9023.4
4) Strongly disagree4511.7
Missing15 
TOTAL385100.0
369) Do you think that Canada would be better off, or worse off, if every country in the world allowed all products and merchandise to cross their borders free of all tariff and custom duties? (FRTRADE5)
TOTAL%
1) Better off10829.0
2) Worse off16444.1
3) Would make little difference9525.5
8) Undecided51.3
Missing28 
TOTAL372100.0
370) Do you feel that any racial or cultural groups in your community are discriminated against and it's getting worse, better or no better or no worse; or is there no discrimination currently, although there has been discrimination in the past; or has there never been a problem with discrimination? (DISCRIM5)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, and it's getting worse.297.6
2) Yes, but it's getting better.7619.8
3) Yes, but it's no better or worse.10126.3
4) No, although it used to be a problem.5714.8
5) No, and such a problem has never been very serious.12131.5
Missing16 
TOTAL384100.0
371) How much power do you think the following group has in our nation's affairs? - Big corporations (POWCORP5)
TOTAL%
1) Too much28874.6
2) Too little51.3
3) Right amount9324.1
Missing14 
TOTAL386100.0
372) How much power do you think the following group has in our nation's affairs? - Labor unions (POWUNIO5)
TOTAL%
1) Too much25566.2
2) Too little236.0
3) Right amount10527.3
9) Varied20.5
Missing15 
TOTAL385100.0
373) How much power do you think the following group has in our nation's affairs? - The RCMP (POWRCMP5)
TOTAL%
1) Too much143.6
2) Too little9925.7
3) Right amount27270.6
Missing15 
TOTAL385100.0
374) How much power do you think the following group has in our nation's affairs? - Rich people (POWRICH5)
TOTAL%
1) Too much27873.5
2) Too little61.6
3) Right amount9224.3
8) Undecided20.5
Missing22 
TOTAL378100.0
375) How much power do you think the following group has in our nation's affairs? - The media (POWMED5)
TOTAL%
1) Too much24362.8
2) Too little102.6
3) Right amount13434.6
Missing13 
TOTAL387100.0
376) How much power do you think the following group has in our nation's affairs? - Religious groups (POWREL5)
TOTAL%
1) Too much7720.2
2) Too little6717.6
3) Right amount23762.2
Missing19 
TOTAL381100.0
377) How much power do you think the following group has in our nation's affairs? - Special-interest groups (POWSPIN5)
TOTAL%
1) Too much21859.2
2) Too little318.4
3) Right amount11832.1
8) Undecided10.3
Missing32 
TOTAL368100.0
378) How much power do you think the following group has in our nation's affairs? - Politicians (POWPOL5)
TOTAL%
1) Too much22258.9
2) Too little205.3
3) Right amount13535.8
Missing23 
TOTAL377100.0
379) How much power do you think the following group has in our nation's affairs? - Lawyers (POWLAW5)
TOTAL%
1) Too much22258.6
2) Too little112.9
3) Right amount14638.5
Missing21 
TOTAL379100.0
380) How much power do you think the following group has in our nation's affairs? - University professors (POWPROF5)
TOTAL%
1) Too much4111.1
2) Too little5113.8
3) Right amount27574.5
8) Undecided20.5
Missing31 
TOTAL369100.0
381) How much power do you think the following group has in our nation's affairs? - Average Canadians (POWAVG5)
TOTAL%
1) Too much10.3
2) Too little28373.3
3) Right amount10226.4
Missing14 
TOTAL386100.0
382) How much power do you think the following group has in our nation's affairs? - Americans (POWAMER5)
TOTAL%
1) Too much17748.1
2) Too little195.2
3) Right amount17146.5
8) Undecided10.3
Missing32 
TOTAL368100.0
383) How much power do you think the following group has in our nation's affairs? - French Canadians (POWFREN5)
TOTAL%
1) Too much19952.6
2) Too little318.2
3) Right amount14738.9
9) Varied10.3
Missing22 
TOTAL378100.0
384) How much power do you think the following group has in our nation's affairs? - Blacks (POWBLAC5)
TOTAL%
1) Too much287.7
2) Too little9726.6
3) Right amount24065.8
Missing35 
TOTAL365100.0
385) How much power do you think the following group has in our nation's affairs? - Whites (POWWHIT5)
TOTAL%
1) Too much297.9
2) Too little6216.9
3) Right amount27575.1
Missing34 
TOTAL366100.0
386) How much power do you think the following group has in our nation's affairs? - Asians (POWORIE5)
TOTAL%
1) Too much4713.1
2) Too little4913.6
3) Right amount26373.3
Missing41 
TOTAL359100.0
387) How much power do you think the following group has in our nation's affairs? - Jews (POWJEW5)
TOTAL%
1) Too much5615.8
2) Too little339.3
3) Right amount26474.6
9) Varied10.3
Missing46 
TOTAL354100.0
388) How much power do you think the following group has in our nation's affairs? - East Indians and Pakistanis (POWEIP5)
TOTAL%
1) Too much7420.8
2) Too little4613.0
3) Right amount23566.2
Missing45 
TOTAL355100.0
389) How much power do you think the following group has in our nation's affairs? - Natives (POWNAT5)
TOTAL%
1) Too much10328.8
2) Too little11331.6
3) Right amount14239.7
Missing42 
TOTAL358100.0
390) How much power do you think the following group has in our nation's affairs? - Visible minorities in general (POWVIS5)
TOTAL%
1) Too much7220.4
2) Too little6719.0
3) Right amount21460.6
Missing47 
TOTAL353100.0
391) How much power do you think the following group has in our nation's affairs? - English Canadians (POWENG5)
TOTAL%
1) Too much287.7
2) Too little9826.9
3) Right amount23865.4
Missing36 
TOTAL364100.0
392) How much power do you think the following group has in our nation's affairs? - Protestants (POWPROT5)
TOTAL%
1) Too much113.1
2) Too little3911.0
3) Right amount30485.9
Missing46 
TOTAL354100.0
393) How much power do you think the following group has in our nation's affairs? - Roman Catholics (POWRC5)
TOTAL%
1) Too much4011.2
2) Too little267.3
3) Right amount29081.5
Missing44 
TOTAL356100.0
394) How much power do you think the following group has in our nation's affairs? - Women (POWWOME5)
TOTAL%
1) Too much328.6
2) Too little14438.6
3) Right amount19652.5
8) Undecided10.3
Missing27 
TOTAL373100.0
395) How much power do you think the following group has in our nation's affairs? - Men (POWMEN5)
TOTAL%
1) Too much8823.7
2) Too little369.7
3) Right amount24766.6
Missing29 
TOTAL371100.0
396) How do you feel about the following? - Some people say that Canada should be a ‘melting pot' for people coming here from other countries. They say that Canada should be a ‘mosaic,' where people are loyal to Canada yet keep many of the customs of their previous countries. (MOSAIC5)
TOTAL%
1) I favor the ‘melting pot' idea.16943.0
2) I favor the ‘mosaic' idea.17745.0
3) I have no preference.287.1
4) Other164.1
9) Varied30.8
Missing7 
TOTAL393100.0
397) What do you think of bilingualism in Canada: Should Canada have two official languages (French and English), one official language (French or English) or should Canada have no official language? (BILING5)
TOTAL%
1) Canada should have two official languages, French and English.16541.9
2) Canada should have one official language, English.18747.5
3) Canada should have one official language, French.10.3
4) Canada should have no official language.338.4
5) Other61.5
9) Varied20.5
Missing6 
TOTAL394100.0
398) Do you approve of marriages between - Whites and blacks? (WB5)
TOTAL%
1) Yes24567.1
2) No11732.1
9) Varied30.8
Missing35 
TOTAL365100.0
399) Do you approve of marriages between - Whites and East Indians or Pakistanis? (WEIP5)
TOTAL%
1) Yes24567.9
2) No11331.3
9) Varied30.8
Missing39 
TOTAL361100.0
400) Do you approve of marriages between - Whites and Natives? (WN5)
TOTAL%
1) Yes26372.7
2) No9626.5
9) Varied30.8
Missing38 
TOTAL362100.0
401) Do you approve of marriages between - Whites and Asians? (WOR5)
TOTAL%
1) Yes25971.7
2) No9827.1
9) Varied41.1
Missing39 
TOTAL361100.0
402) Do you approve of marriages between - Whites and visible minorities generally? (WVIS5)
TOTAL%
1) Yes27176.8
2) No7922.4
9) Varied30.8
Missing47 
TOTAL353100.0
403) Do you approve of marriages between - Protestants and Roman Catholics? (PC5)
TOTAL%
1) Yes31486.0
2) No4913.4
9) Varied20.5
Missing35 
TOTAL365100.0
404) Do you approve of marriages between - Protestants and Jews? (PJ5)
TOTAL%
1) Yes29682.2
2) No6217.2
9) Varied20.6
Missing40 
TOTAL360100.0
405) Do you approve of marriages between - Jews and Roman Catholics? (JC5)
TOTAL%
1) Yes29481.9
2) No6317.5
9) Varied20.6
Missing41 
TOTAL359100.0
406) Please put yourself in the situation of just having met a person and the only thing you know about the person is one of the following. What do you think your immediate reaction would be? - A drug user (DRUGUSE5)
TOTAL%
1) At ease5112.9
2) A bit uneasy20552.0
3) Very uneasy13734.8
9) Varied10.3
Missing6 
TOTAL394100.0
407) Please put yourself in the situation of just having met a person and the only thing you know about the person is one of the following. What do you think your immediate reaction would be? - An ex-convict (EXCON5)
TOTAL%
1) At ease6316.1
2) A bit uneasy21855.8
3) Very uneasy10927.9
9) Varied10.3
Missing9 
TOTAL391100.0
408) Please put yourself in the situation of just having met a person and the only thing you know about the person is one of the following. What do you think your immediate reaction would be? - A police officer (POLICE5)
TOTAL%
1) At ease34487.5
2) A bit uneasy4411.2
3) Very uneasy51.3
Missing7 
TOTAL393100.0
409) Please put yourself in the situation of just having met a person and the only thing you know about the person is one of the following. What do you think your immediate reaction would be? - A known sex offender (SEXOFF5)
TOTAL%
1) At ease246.2
2) A bit uneasy13334.1
3) Very uneasy23259.5
9) Varied10.3
Missing10 
TOTAL390100.0
410) Please put yourself in the situation of just having met a person and the only thing you know about the person is one of the following. What do you think your immediate reaction would be? - A drug addict (DRUGADD5)
TOTAL%
1) At ease4010.3
2) A bit uneasy14737.7
3) Very uneasy20352.1
Missing10 
TOTAL390100.0
411) Please put yourself in the situation of just having met a person and the only thing you know about the person is one of the following. What do you think your immediate reaction would be? - An alcoholic (ALHOLIC5)
TOTAL%
1) At ease14336.3
2) A bit uneasy20351.5
3) Very uneasy4711.9
9) Varied10.3
Missing6 
TOTAL394100.0
412) Please put yourself in the situation of just having met a person and the only thing you know about the person is one of the following. What do you think your immediate reaction would be? - A former mental patient (FMPAT5)
TOTAL%
1) At ease15138.5
2) A bit uneasy20552.3
3) Very uneasy358.9
8) Undecided10.3
Missing8 
TOTAL392100.0
413) Please put yourself in the situation of just having met a person and the only thing you know about the person is one of the following. What do you think your immediate reaction would be? - A person with AIDS (AIDSPER5)
TOTAL%
1) At ease12532.0
2) A bit uneasy15639.9
3) Very uneasy11028.1
Missing9 
TOTAL391100.0
414) Please put yourself in the situation of just having met a person and the only thing you know about the person is one of the following. What do you think your immediate reaction would be? - A person in a wheelchair (WCHAIR5)
TOTAL%
1) At ease35389.6
2) A bit uneasy399.9
3) Very uneasy20.5
Missing6 
TOTAL394100.0
415) Please put yourself in the situation of just having met a person and the only thing you know about the person is one of the following. What do you think your immediate reaction would be? - A female homosexual (LESBIAN5)
TOTAL%
1) At ease19449.6
2) A bit uneasy14236.3
3) Very uneasy5213.3
8) Undecided20.5
9) Varied10.3
Missing9 
TOTAL391100.0
416) Please put yourself in the situation of just having met a person and the only thing you know about the person is one of the following. What do you think your immediate reaction would be? - A male homosexual (HOMOSXL5)
TOTAL%
1) At ease17343.9
2) A bit uneasy15439.1
3) Very uneasy6516.5
8) Undecided20.5
Missing6 
TOTAL394100.0
417) Please put yourself in the situation of just having met a person and the only thing you know about the person is one of the following. What do you think your immediate reaction would be? - A teenager (TEEN5)
TOTAL%
1) At ease36191.4
2) A bit uneasy338.4
3) Very uneasy10.3
Missing5 
TOTAL395100.0
418) Please put yourself in the situation of just having met a person and the only thing you know about the person is one of the following. What do you think your immediate reaction would be? - A born-again Christian (BACTN5)
TOTAL%
1) At ease28271.8
2) A bit uneasy9423.9
3) Very uneasy174.3
Missing7 
TOTAL393100.0
419) Please put yourself in the situation of just having met a person and the only thing you know about the person is one of the following. What do you think your immediate reaction would be? - A Jew (JEW5)
TOTAL%
1) At ease37194.2
2) A bit uneasy235.8
Missing6 
TOTAL394100.0
420) Please put yourself in the situation of just having met a person and the only thing you know about the person is one of the following. What do you think your immediate reaction would be? - A Native (NAT5)
TOTAL%
1) At ease35690.6
2) A bit uneasy369.2
3) Very uneasy10.3
Missing7 
TOTAL393100.0
421) Please put yourself in the situation of just having met a person and the only thing you know about the person is one of the following. What do you think your immediate reaction would be? - An Asian (ORIEN5)
TOTAL%
1) At ease36693.1
2) A bit uneasy266.6
3) Very uneasy10.3
Missing7 
TOTAL393100.0
422) Please put yourself in the situation of just having met a person and the only thing you know about the person is one of the following. What do you think your immediate reaction would be? - A Black (BLACK5)
TOTAL%
1) At ease36091.1
2) A bit uneasy328.1
3) Very uneasy30.8
Missing5 
TOTAL395100.0
423) Please put yourself in the situation of just having met a person and the only thing you know about the person is one of the following. What do you think your immediate reaction would be? - An East Indian or Pakistani (EIP5)
TOTAL%
1) At ease33785.5
2) A bit uneasy5313.5
3) Very uneasy41.0
Missing6 
TOTAL394100.0
424) How do you feel about the amount the following people are paid? - Physicians (PDPHYS5)
TOTAL%
1) Right amount19950.9
2) Too much money14136.1
3) Too little money225.6
4) I have no idea.287.2
9) Varies10.3
Missing9 
TOTAL391100.0
425) How do you feel about the amount the following people are paid? - Teachers (PDTEACH5)
TOTAL%
1) Right amount22257.1
2) Too much money8722.4
3) Too little money6215.9
4) I have no idea.184.6
Missing11 
TOTAL389100.0
426) How do you feel about the amount the following people are paid? - Lawyers (PDLAW5)
TOTAL%
1) Right amount6316.1
2) Too much money29976.3
4) I have no idea.297.4
9) Varies10.3
Missing8 
TOTAL392100.0
427) How do you feel about the amount the following people are paid? - Dentists (PDDENT5)
TOTAL%
1) Right amount15138.7
2) Too much money21154.1
3) Too little money41.0
4) I have no idea.246.2
Missing10 
TOTAL390100.0
428) How do you feel about the amount the following people are paid? - Nurses (PDNURS5)
TOTAL%
1) Right amount21354.3
2) Too much money307.7
3) Too little money12632.1
4) I have no idea.235.9
Missing8 
TOTAL392100.0
429) How do you feel about the amount the following people are paid? - Social workers (PDSOCWK5)
TOTAL%
1) Right amount17444.7
2) Too much money5614.4
3) Too little money8120.8
4) I have no idea.7619.5
9) Varies20.5
Missing11 
TOTAL389100.0
430) How do you feel about the amount the following people are paid? - Mechanics (PDMECH5)
TOTAL%
1) Right amount22257.4
2) Too much money8522.0
3) Too little money359.0
4) I have no idea.4511.6
Missing13 
TOTAL387100.0
431) How do you feel about the amount the following people are paid? - Professional athletes (PDATH5)
TOTAL%
1) Right amount153.8
2) Too much money35490.5
3) Too little money41.0
4) I have no idea.184.6
Missing9 
TOTAL391100.0
432) How do you feel about the amount the following people are paid? - Politicians (PDPOL5)
TOTAL%
1) Right amount9323.7
2) Too much money27269.4
3) Too little money153.8
4) I have no idea.123.1
Missing8 
TOTAL392100.0
433) How do you feel about the amount the following people are paid? - Average Canadians (PDAVG5)
TOTAL%
1) Right amount17043.7
2) Too much money92.3
3) Too little money17444.7
4) I have no idea.369.3
Missing11 
TOTAL389100.0
434) What is your opinion on the following? - A man and woman having sex before marriage (PREMARS5)
TOTAL%
1) Always wrong8621.8
2) Almost always wrong5112.9
3) Sometimes wrong12932.7
4) Not wrong at all12932.7
Missing5 
TOTAL395100.0
435) What is your opinion on the following? - A married person having sex with someone other than the marriage partner (XMARSEX5)
TOTAL%
1) Always wrong25865.2
2) Almost always wrong9423.7
3) Sometimes wrong4210.6
4) Not wrong at all20.5
Missing4 
TOTAL396100.0
436) What is your opinion on the following? - Two adults of the same sex having sex (HOMOSEX5)
TOTAL%
1) Always wrong26066.3
2) Almost always wrong379.4
3) Sometimes wrong4210.7
4) Not wrong at all5313.5
Missing8 
TOTAL392100.0
437) What is your opinion on the following? - A divorced man and woman having sex without being married (DIVSEX5)
TOTAL%
1) Always wrong7719.6
2) Almost always wrong5614.2
3) Sometimes wrong9123.2
4) Not wrong at all16943.0
Missing7 
TOTAL393100.0
438) What is your opinion on the following? - An unmarried couple living together (COHAB5)
TOTAL%
1) Always wrong8220.8
2) Almost always wrong5012.7
3) Sometimes wrong9022.8
4) Not wrong at all17243.7
Missing6 
TOTAL394100.0
439) What is your opinion on the following? - An unmarried couple having children (CHSING5)
TOTAL%
1) Always wrong15439.1
2) Almost always wrong8020.3
3) Sometimes wrong9223.4
4) Not wrong at all6817.3
Missing6 
TOTAL394100.0
440) Has the existence of AIDS resulted in an alteration of sexual habits - on the part of teenagers you know? (AIDSTNS5)
TOTAL%
1) Yes9123.5
2) No6216.0
3) Don't know23460.3
9) Varied10.3
Missing12 
TOTAL388100.0
441) Has the existence of AIDS resulted in an alteration of sexual habits - on the part of adults you know? (AIDSADS5)
TOTAL%
1) Yes12432.0
2) No4010.3
3) Don't know22257.4
9) Varied10.3
Missing13 
TOTAL387100.0
442) Has the existence of AIDS resulted in an alteration of sexual habits - on your part? (AIDSYOU5)
TOTAL%
1) Yes10429.8
2) No24469.9
3) Don't know10.3
Missing51 
TOTAL349100.0
443) Which of these statements comes closest to your feelings about the distribution of pornography: There should be no laws forbidding its distribution; there should be laws forbidding its distribution to persons under 18; or there should be laws forbidding its distribution to all ages? (PORNLAW5)
TOTAL%
1) There should be no laws forbidding its distribution.184.6
2) There should be laws forbidding its distribution to persons under 18.17244.3
3) There should be laws forbidding its distribution to all ages.19750.8
9) Varied10.3
Missing12 
TOTAL388100.0
444) 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? (ABDEFEC5)
TOTAL%
1) Yes32484.2
2) No6115.8
Missing15 
TOTAL385100.0
445) Do you think it should be possible for a pregnant woman to obtain a legal abortion if - She is married and doesn't want to have any more children? (ABNOMOR5)
TOTAL%
1) Yes16442.5
2) No22157.3
8) Undecided10.3
Missing14 
TOTAL386100.0
446) 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? (ABHLTH5)
TOTAL%
1) Yes35491.5
2) No318.0
8) Undecided10.3
9) Varied10.3
Missing13 
TOTAL387100.0
447) 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 can't afford more children? (ABPOOR5)
TOTAL%
1) Yes19852.0
2) No18147.5
8) Undecided10.3
9) Varied10.3
Missing19 
TOTAL381100.0
448) Do you think it should be possible for a pregnant woman to obtain a legal abortion if - She became pregnant as a result of rape? (ABRAPE5)
TOTAL%
1) Yes33587.0
2) No4812.5
9) Varied20.5
Missing15 
TOTAL385100.0
449) Do you think it should be possible for a pregnant woman to obtain a legal abortion if - She isn't married and doesn't want to marry the man? (ABSINGL5)
TOTAL%
1) Yes17746.2
2) No20353.0
8) Undecided20.5
9) Varied10.3
Missing17 
TOTAL383100.0
450) Do you think it should be possible for a pregnant woman to obtain a legal abortion if - She want an abortion for any reason? (ABALL5)
TOTAL%
1) Yes12131.8
2) No25867.9
8) Undecided10.3
Missing20 
TOTAL380100.0
451) What is your opinion about crime and violence - Is there any area within a kilometer of your home where you would be afraid to walk alone at night? (FEAR5)
TOTAL%
1) Yes14436.4
2) No25163.4
9) Varied10.3
Missing4 
TOTAL396100.0
452) What is your opinion about crime and violence - Have you ever been threatened with a gun or shot at in Canada? (GUN5)
TOTAL%
1) Yes225.5
2) No37594.5
Missing3 
TOTAL397100.0
453) What is your opinion about crime and violence - Have you ever been sexually assaulted? (ASSEX5)
TOTAL%
1) Yes225.6
2) No37494.4
Missing4 
TOTAL396100.0
454) What is your opinion about crime and violence - During 1994, did anyone illegally enter your apartment or home? (BURGLAR5)
TOTAL%
1) Yes297.3
2) No36892.7
Missing3 
TOTAL397100.0
455) What is your opinion about crime and violence - During 1994, did anyone take something from you by using force? (ROBBERY5)
TOTAL%
1) Yes82.0
2) No38998.0
Missing3 
TOTAL397100.0
456) How much do you agree/disagree with the following statement? - War is justified when other ways of settling international disputes fail. (WAR5)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree277.1
2) Agree13736.2
3) Disagree13034.4
4) Strongly disagree8422.2
Missing22 
TOTAL378100.0
457) How much do you agree/disagree with the following statement? - Anyone who works hard will rise to the top. (CHANCE5)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree297.5
2) Agree13535.1
3) Disagree18748.6
4) Strongly disagree318.1
9) Varied30.8
Missing15 
TOTAL385100.0
458) How much do you agree/disagree with the following statement? - On the whole, immigration is a good thing for Canada. (IMGOOD5)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree3910.1
2) Agree23059.7
3) Disagree9223.9
4) Strongly disagree236.0
8) Undecided10.3
Missing15 
TOTAL385100.0
459) How much do you agree/disagree with the following statement? - In spite of what some people say, the lot of the average person is getting worse, not better. (ANOMIA25)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree5614.5
2) Agree22056.8
3) Disagree10627.4
4) Strongly disagree41.0
9) Varied10.3
Missing13 
TOTAL387100.0
460) How much do you agree/disagree with the following statement? - The death penalty should be exercised in some instances. (CAPPUN5)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree19349.5
2) Agree13935.6
3) Disagree338.5
4) Strongly disagree246.2
8) Undecided10.3
Missing10 
TOTAL390100.0
461) How much do you agree/disagree with the following statement? - A person should retire at age 65, regardless of health. (RETIRE5)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree8321.3
2) Agree11429.2
3) Disagree16642.6
4) Strongly disagree276.9
Missing10 
TOTAL390100.0
462) How much do you agree/disagree with the following statement? - Most of the time people try to be helpful. (PHELP5)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree5113.1
2) Agree32082.3
3) Disagree164.1
4) Strongly disagree10.3
9) Varied10.3
Missing11 
TOTAL389100.0
463) How much do you agree/disagree with the following statement? - Everything's relative. (RELTIVE5)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree4613.5
2) Agree20058.8
3) Disagree7923.2
4) Strongly disagree144.1
9) Varied10.3
Missing60 
TOTAL340100.0
464) How much do you agree/disagree with the following statement? - The Young Offenders Act needs to be toughened. (YOA5)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree25966.4
2) Agree11730.0
3) Disagree133.3
8) Undecided10.3
Missing10 
TOTAL390100.0
465) How much do you agree/disagree with the following statement? - Sex education should be offered in public schools. (SEXSCH5)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree12431.9
2) Agree20753.2
3) Disagree4511.6
4) Strongly disagree133.3
Missing11 
TOTAL389100.0
466) How much do you agree/disagree with the following statement? - The overemphasis on individual rights is making social life difficult. (RIGHTS5)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree12933.9
2) Agree20253.0
3) Disagree4612.1
4) Strongly disagree41.0
Missing19 
TOTAL381100.0
467) How much do you agree/disagree with the following statement? - There are some circumstance in which a doctor would be justified in ending a patient's life. (EUTHAN5)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree9624.7
2) Agree18447.3
3) Disagree6115.7
4) Strongly disagree4812.3
Missing11 
TOTAL389100.0
468) How much do you agree/disagree with the following statement? - Homosexuals should be eligible for ordination as ministers or priests. (HOMORD5)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree277.1
2) Agree8823.1
3) Disagree11530.2
4) Strongly disagree14738.6
8) Undecided30.8
9) Varied10.3
Missing19 
TOTAL381100.0
469) How much do you agree/disagree with the following statement? - A stranger who shows a person attention is probably up to something. (SUSPIC5)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree92.4
2) Agree7720.2
3) Disagree27371.7
4) Strongly disagree215.5
9) Varied10.3
Missing19 
TOTAL381100.0
470) How much do you agree/disagree with the following statement? - Immigrants to Canada have an obligation to learn Canadian ways. (IMMIGS5)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree17945.5
2) Agree19549.6
3) Disagree133.3
4) Strongly disagree51.3
8) Undecided10.3
Missing7 
TOTAL393100.0
471) How much do you agree/disagree with the following statement? - Birth control information should be available to teenagers who want it. (TEENINF5)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree17544.9
2) Agree18747.9
3) Disagree174.4
4) Strongly disagree102.6
8) Undecided10.3
Missing10 
TOTAL390100.0
472) How much do you agree/disagree with the following statement? - People who can't afford it have a right to medical care. (RTMEDIC5)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree20051.3
2) Agree17945.9
3) Disagree82.1
4) Strongly disagree30.8
Missing10 
TOTAL390100.0
473) How important is the following to Canadians - Honesty. (PVHON5)
TOTAL%
1) Very important25264.1
2) Somewhat important11629.5
3) Not very important256.4
Missing7 
TOTAL393100.0
474) How important is the following to Canadians? - Generosity (PVGENER5)
TOTAL%
1) Very important13434.3
2) Somewhat important20752.9
3) Not very important4912.5
4) Not at all important10.3
Missing9 
TOTAL391100.0
475) How important is the following to Canadians? - Family life (PVFAM5)
TOTAL%
1) Very important22457.1
2) Somewhat important13033.2
3) Not very important389.7
Missing8 
TOTAL392100.0
476) How important is the following to Canadians? - Concern for others (PVCON5)
TOTAL%
1) Very important13634.8
2) Somewhat important19650.1
3) Not very important5514.1
4) Not at all important41.0
Missing9 
TOTAL391100.0
477) How important is the following to Canadians? - A comfortable life (PVCOMF5)
TOTAL%
1) Very important22958.4
2) Somewhat important15539.5
3) Not very important82.0
Missing8 
TOTAL392100.0
478) How important is the following to Canadians? - Spirituality (PVSPIR5)
TOTAL%
1) Very important8622.2
2) Somewhat important14236.6
3) Not very important14637.6
4) Not at all important143.6
Missing12 
TOTAL388100.0
479) How important is the following to Canadians? - Being loved (PVLOVED5)
TOTAL%
1) Very important26066.8
2) Somewhat important11730.1
3) Not very important112.8
4) Not at all important10.3
Missing11 
TOTAL389100.0
480) How important is the following to Canadians? - Cultural group background (PVCULGP5)
TOTAL%
1) Very important5013.1
2) Somewhat important20152.5
3) Not very important11931.1
4) Not at all important133.4
Missing17 
TOTAL383100.0
481) How important is the following to Canadians? - Being a Canadian (PVCAN5)
TOTAL%
1) Very important22256.6
2) Somewhat important13033.2
3) Not very important358.9
4) Not at all important51.3
Missing8 
TOTAL392100.0
482) How much do you agree with the following? - It would be a good idea to have a curfew in this community for young people under the age of 16, unless they are out with their parents. (CURFEW5)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree9725.0
2) Agree15640.2
3) Disagree12432.0
4) Strongly disagree102.6
8) Undecided10.3
Missing12 
TOTAL388100.0
483) How much do you agree with the following? - The use of marijuana should be legalized. (MARIJ5)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree164.2
2) Agree7018.2
3) Disagree15540.3
4) Strongly disagree14337.1
9) Varied10.3
Missing15 
TOTAL385100.0
484) How much do you agree with the following? - Public schools should offer courses in religion. (PUBREL5)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree369.3
2) Agree13935.8
3) Disagree15239.2
4) Strongly disagree6015.5
8) Undecided10.3
Missing12 
TOTAL388100.0
485) How much do you agree with the following? - Married women should not be employed if their husbands are capable of supporting them. (FEWORK5)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree348.7
2) Agree7920.1
3) Disagree17344.0
4) Strongly disagree10627.0
8) Undecided10.3
Missing7 
TOTAL393100.0
486) How much do you agree with the following? - Homosexuals are entitled to the same rights as other Canadians. (HOMORTS5)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree5213.5
2) Agree15941.4
3) Disagree11028.6
4) Strongly disagree5714.8
8) Undecided10.3
9) Varied51.3
Missing16 
TOTAL384100.0
487) How much do you agree with the following? - Women should take care of running their homes and leave running the country to the men. (FEHOME5)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree205.1
2) Agree297.4
3) Disagree15840.4
4) Strongly disagree18346.8
9) Varied10.3
Missing9 
TOTAL391100.0
488) How much do you agree with the following? - Winters in Canada seem to be getting warmer. (WINTER5)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree195.0
2) Agree23762.9
3) Disagree10527.9
4) Strongly disagree143.7
8) Undecided20.5
Missing23 
TOTAL377100.0
489) How much do you agree with the following? - Discipline in most homes today is not strict enough. (DISCIP5)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree12632.7
2) Agree22558.4
3) Disagree287.3
4) Strongly disagree30.8
8) Undecided30.8
Missing15 
TOTAL385100.0
490) How much do you agree with the following? - Religion's influence is increasing in Canadian life. (RELINFL5)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree61.6
2) Agree5213.6
3) Disagree26068.2
4) Strongly disagree6216.3
8) Undecided10.3
Missing19 
TOTAL381100.0
491) How much do you agree with the following? - Divorce in this country should be easier to obtain than it is now. (DIVEASY5)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree143.7
2) Agree7519.6
3) Disagree23361.0
4) Strongly disagree5915.4
8) Undecided10.3
Missing18 
TOTAL382100.0
492) How much do you agree with the following? - In general, women drive cars as well as men. (FECAR5)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree9724.7
2) Agree23760.5
3) Disagree4812.2
4) Strongly disagree92.3
9) Varied10.3
Missing8 
TOTAL392100.0
493) How much do you agree with the following? - Police should be allowed to set speed traps to catch speeding motorists. (POLTRAP5)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree11629.9
2) Agree21054.1
3) Disagree4611.9
4) Strongly disagree153.9
8) Undecided10.3
Missing12 
TOTAL388100.0
494) How much do you agree with the following? - There will likely be another world war within the next 25 years. (WAR255)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree215.8
2) Agree8824.3
3) Disagree19654.1
4) Strongly disagree5114.1
8) Undecided61.7
Missing38 
TOTAL362100.0
495) How much do you agree with the following? - What's right or wrong is a matter of personal opinion. (OPINION5)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree338.7
2) Agree11630.5
3) Disagree16342.9
4) Strongly disagree6717.6
9) Varied10.3
Missing20 
TOTAL380100.0
496) How much do you agree with the following? - Some UFO's are from other planets. (UFO5)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree133.8
2) Agree10531.0
3) Disagree12436.6
4) Strongly disagree8324.5
8) Undecided133.8
9) Varied10.3
Missing61 
TOTAL339100.0
497) How much do you agree with the following? - These days a person doesn't really know who can be counted on. (ANOMIA45)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree225.8
2) Agree20052.8
3) Disagree14137.2
4) Strongly disagree154.0
9) Varied10.3
Missing21 
TOTAL379100.0
498) How much do you agree with the following? - I'd approve of having families from Asian countries come to live in my neighborhood. (MEASIAN5)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree4812.5
2) Agree29275.8
3) Disagree379.6
4) Strongly disagree61.6
9) Varied20.5
Missing15 
TOTAL385100.0
499) How much do you agree with the following? - Generally speaking, teenagers are not as interested in religion as they were 25 years ago. (TEENREL5)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree9925.5
2) Agree24162.1
3) Disagree4511.6
4) Strongly disagree10.3
8) Undecided20.5
Missing12 
TOTAL388100.0
500) How much do you agree with the following? - Women who do the same work as men should receive the same pay. (FEPAY5)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree19048.5
2) Agree18647.4
3) Disagree102.6
4) Strongly disagree61.5
Missing8 
TOTAL392100.0
501) How much do you agree with the following? - The atomic bomb should not have been used against Japan. (ABOMB5)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree5615.0
2) Agree9826.3
3) Disagree15040.2
4) Strongly disagree6517.4
8) Undecided41.1
Missing27 
TOTAL373100.0
502) How much do you agree with the following? - Most of the time people are just looking out for themselves. (PSELVES5)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree379.6
2) Agree26067.4
3) Disagree8822.8
4) Strongly disagree10.3
Missing14 
TOTAL386100.0
503) How much do you agree with the following? - People who are poor have a right to an income adequate to live on. (RTINCOM5)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree7018.4
2) Agree24564.5
3) Disagree5514.5
4) Strongly disagree71.8
9) Varied30.8
Missing20 
TOTAL380100.0
504) How much do you agree with the following? - In general, values in Canada have been changing for the worse. (CHVALS5)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree5614.6
2) Agree22658.9
3) Disagree9725.3
4) Strongly disagree20.5
8) Undecided20.5
9) Varied10.3
Missing16 
TOTAL384100.0
505) About how often do you - Listen to music? (MUSIC5)
TOTAL%
1) Daily23360.5
2) Several times a week8923.1
3) About once a week277.0
4) 2-3 times a month102.6
5) About once a month92.3
6) Hardly ever164.2
7) Never10.3
Missing15 
TOTAL385100.0
506) About how often do you - Go to a movie? (MOVIE5)
TOTAL%
1) Daily10.3
3) About once a week92.3
4) 2-3 times a month164.1
5) About once a month297.5
6) Hardly ever24964.2
7) Never8421.6
Missing12 
TOTAL388100.0
507) About how often do you - Follow sports? (SPORTS5)
TOTAL%
1) Daily9424.6
2) Several times a week6918.1
3) About once a week5313.9
4) 2-3 times a month4010.5
5) About once a month164.2
6) Hardly ever7419.4
7) Never369.4
Missing18 
TOTAL382100.0
508) About how often do you - Read a newspaper? (PAPER5)
TOTAL%
1) Daily28974.9
2) Several times a week5013.0
3) About once a week318.0
4) 2-3 times a month30.8
5) About once a month10.3
6) Hardly ever92.3
7) Never20.5
9) Varies10.3
Missing14 
TOTAL386100.0
509) About how often do you - Read books? (BOOKS5)
TOTAL%
1) Daily12532.6
2) Several times a week6817.8
3) About once a week318.1
4) 2-3 times a month338.6
5) About once a month5414.1
6) Hardly ever5915.4
7) Never133.4
Missing17 
TOTAL383100.0
510) About how often do you - Play cards for money? (CARDS5)
TOTAL%
1) Daily10.3
2) Several times a week71.8
3) About once a week92.3
4) 2-3 times a month10.3
5) About once a month123.1
6) Hardly ever9023.5
7) Never26368.7
Missing17 
TOTAL383100.0
511) About how often do you - Spend time with your family? (FAMILY5)
TOTAL%
1) Daily21556.9
2) Several times a week7820.6
3) About once a week4110.8
4) 2-3 times a month164.2
5) About once a month164.2
6) Hardly ever51.3
7) Never51.3
9) Varies20.5
Missing22 
TOTAL378100.0
512) About how often do you - Read the Bible/other Scripture? (BIBLE5)
TOTAL%
1) Daily4511.8
2) Several times a week277.1
3) About once a week4712.4
4) 2-3 times a month174.5
5) About once a month236.1
6) Hardly ever10527.6
7) Never11630.5
Missing20 
TOTAL380100.0
513) About how often do you - Go out for a relaxing meal? (OUTMEAL5)
TOTAL%
1) Daily51.3
2) Several times a week194.9
3) About once a week8120.9
4) 2-3 times a month8221.2
5) About once a month12732.8
6) Hardly ever7018.1
7) Never30.8
Missing13 
TOTAL387100.0
514) About how often do you - Attend a sports event? (SPEVENT5)
TOTAL%
2) Several times a week82.1
3) About once a week174.5
4) 2-3 times a month236.0
5) About once a month4812.6
6) Hardly ever19551.0
7) Never9123.8
Missing18 
TOTAL382100.0
515) About how often do you - Keep up with the news? (QNEWS5)
TOTAL%
1) Daily34890.2
2) Several times a week287.3
3) About once a week41.0
4) 2-3 times a month20.5
5) About once a month10.3
6) Hardly ever30.8
Missing14 
TOTAL386100.0
516) About how often do you - Attend a play? (PLAY5)
TOTAL%
1) Daily20.5
3) About once a week10.3
4) 2-3 times a month82.1
5) About once a month5313.8
6) Hardly ever22157.6
7) Never9825.5
9) Varies10.3
Missing16 
TOTAL384100.0
517) About how often do you - Exercise? (EXCISE5)
TOTAL%
1) Daily12131.9
2) Several times a week10427.4
3) About once a week4010.6
4) 2-3 times a month277.1
5) About once a month112.9
6) Hardly ever5815.3
7) Never184.7
Missing21 
TOTAL379100.0
518) About how often do you - Spend time with friends? (FRIENDS5)
TOTAL%
1) Daily379.8
2) Several times a week9725.6
3) About once a week11831.1
4) 2-3 times a month6216.4
5) About once a month4712.4
6) Hardly ever164.2
7) Never20.5
Missing21 
TOTAL379100.0
519) About how often do you - Say table grace? (GRACE5)
TOTAL%
1) Daily8622.6
2) Several times a week195.0
3) About once a week246.3
4) 2-3 times a month143.7
5) About once a month153.9
6) Hardly ever9825.7
7) Never12532.8
Missing19 
TOTAL381100.0
520) About how often do you - Watch videos at home? (VIDEOS5)
TOTAL%
1) Daily71.9
2) Several times a week195.0
3) About once a week5213.8
4) 2-3 times a month5815.4
5) About once a month7118.8
6) Hardly ever11430.2
7) Never5614.9
Missing23 
TOTAL377100.0
521) About how often do you - Dance? (DANCE5)
TOTAL%
1) Daily10.3
2) Several times a week41.0
3) About once a week20.5
4) 2-3 times a month123.1
5) About once a month4211.0
6) Hardly ever20052.4
7) Never12131.7
Missing18 
TOTAL382100.0
522) About how often do you - Buy a lottery ticket? (LOTTERY5)
TOTAL%
1) Daily61.6
2) Several times a week5313.7
3) About once a week9424.4
4) 2-3 times a month4712.2
5) About once a month389.8
6) Hardly ever7218.7
7) Never7619.7
Missing14 
TOTAL386100.0
523) About how often do you - Smoke cigarettes? (SMOKE5)
TOTAL%
1) Daily4912.7
2) Several times a week51.3
3) About once a week10.3
4) 2-3 times a month20.5
6) Hardly ever102.6
7) Never31982.6
Missing14 
TOTAL386100.0
524) About how often do you - Read your horoscope? (HORSCOP5)
TOTAL%
1) Daily4712.2
2) Several times a week236.0
3) About once a week277.0
4) 2-3 times a month164.2
5) About once a month297.5
6) Hardly ever9825.5
7) Never14537.7
Missing15 
TOTAL385100.0
525) About how often do you - Watch religious TV programs? (RELIGTV5)
TOTAL%
1) Daily30.8
2) Several times a week102.6
3) About once a week4010.5
4) 2-3 times a month112.9
5) About once a month307.9
6) Hardly ever11630.4
7) Never17245.0
Missing18 
TOTAL382100.0
526) About how often do you - Play bingo? (BINGO5)
TOTAL%
1) Daily10.3
2) Several times a week10.3
3) About once a week51.3
4) 2-3 times a month20.5
5) About once a month41.0
6) Hardly ever4712.3
7) Never32184.3
Missing19 
TOTAL381100.0
527) About how often do you - Go out to a lounge or bar? (BAR5)
TOTAL%
2) Several times a week51.3
3) About once a week92.3
4) 2-3 times a month102.6
5) About once a month184.7
6) Hardly ever11931.1
7) Never22258.0
Missing17 
TOTAL383100.0
528) About how often do you - Engage in a hobby? (HOBBY5)
TOTAL%
1) Daily5013.4
2) Several times a week9726.1
3) About once a week5314.2
4) 2-3 times a month4512.1
5) About once a month3910.5
6) Hardly ever5414.5
7) Never349.1
Missing28 
TOTAL372100.0
529) About how often do you - Engage in sex? (SEX5)
TOTAL%
2) Several times a week3510.1
3) About once a week7621.8
4) 2-3 times a month7621.8
5) About once a month4512.9
6) Hardly ever5616.1
7) Never5917.0
9) Varies10.3
Missing52 
TOTAL348100.0
530) About how often do you - Play a sport? (PSPORT5)
TOTAL%
1) Daily30.8
2) Several times a week369.6
3) About once a week4010.7
4) 2-3 times a month277.2
5) About once a month246.4
6) Hardly ever10728.6
7) Never13736.6
Missing26 
TOTAL374100.0
531) About how often do you - Read magazines? (MAGS5)
TOTAL%
1) Daily6416.5
2) Several times a week12732.8
3) About once a week7820.2
4) 2-3 times a month5414.0
5) About once a month318.0
6) Hardly ever297.5
7) Never41.0
Missing13 
TOTAL387100.0
532) About how often do you - Pray privately? (PRAY5)
TOTAL%
1) Daily13535.5
2) Several times a week5414.2
3) About once a week205.3
4) 2-3 times a month184.7
5) About once a month184.7
6) Hardly ever6316.6
7) Never7218.9
Missing20 
TOTAL380100.0
533) About how often do you - Visit an art gallery? (ART5)
TOTAL%
1) Daily10.3
2) Several times a week10.3
4) 2-3 times a month92.4
5) About once a month3910.2
6) Hardly ever19551.2
7) Never13635.7
Missing19 
TOTAL381100.0
534) About how often do you - Drink alcohol? (DRINK5)
TOTAL%
1) Daily236.0
2) Several times a week6717.4
3) About once a week5815.1
4) 2-3 times a month4110.6
5) About once a month225.7
6) Hardly ever7820.3
7) Never9624.9
Missing15 
TOTAL385100.0
535) About how often do you - Go to a ballet? (BALLET5)
TOTAL%
2) Several times a week10.3
3) About once a week10.3
5) About once a month82.1
6) Hardly ever9023.8
7) Never27773.3
9) Varies10.3
Missing22 
TOTAL378100.0
536) About how often do you - Play video gambling machines? (VIDGAMB5)
TOTAL%
2) Several times a week41.0
3) About once a week10.3
4) 2-3 times a month30.8
5) About once a month41.0
6) Hardly ever6216.1
7) Never31080.7
Missing16 
TOTAL384100.0
537) About how often do you - Bet on a horse race? (BETRACE5)
TOTAL%
3) About once a week30.8
4) 2-3 times a month20.5
6) Hardly ever6316.4
7) Never31582.2
Missing17 
TOTAL383100.0
538) About how often do you - Use a computer? (COMPUT5)
TOTAL%
1) Daily7419.4
2) Several times a week4511.8
3) About once a week195.0
4) 2-3 times a month123.1
5) About once a month102.6
6) Hardly ever5915.4
7) Never16342.7
Missing18 
TOTAL382100.0
539) About how often do you - Use e-mail/Internet? (EMAIL5)
TOTAL%
1) Daily205.3
2) Several times a week123.2
3) About once a week82.1
4) 2-3 times a month51.3
5) About once a month61.6
6) Hardly ever3910.3
7) Never29076.3
Missing20 
TOTAL380100.0
540) About how often do you - Sit and think? (SITHINK5)
TOTAL%
1) Daily19651.3
2) Several times a week9424.6
3) About once a week338.6
4) 2-3 times a month205.2
5) About once a month112.9
6) Hardly ever236.0
7) Never51.3
Missing18 
TOTAL382100.0
541) Do you swim? (SWIM5)
TOTAL%
1) Yes18348.0
2) No, I don't know how.8823.1
3) No, but I do know how.11028.9
Missing19 
TOTAL381100.0
542) Are you a member of the following group? - A private club (MEMPRIV5)
TOTAL%
1) Yes83100.0
Missing317 
TOTAL83100.0
543) Are you a member of the following group? - A labor union (MEMUNIO5)
TOTAL%
1) Yes75100.0
Missing325 
TOTAL75100.0
544) Are you a member of the following group? - A political group (MEMPOLI5)
TOTAL%
1) Yes48100.0
Missing352 
TOTAL48100.0
545) Are you a member of the following group? - A service club (MEMSERV5)
TOTAL%
1) Yes71100.0
Missing329 
TOTAL71100.0
546) Are you a member of the following group? - A sports group (MEMSPOR5)
TOTAL%
1) Yes73100.0
Missing327 
TOTAL73100.0
547) Are you a member of the following group? - A hobby-related group (MEMHOBB5)
TOTAL%
1) Yes83100.0
Missing317 
TOTAL83100.0
548) Are you a member of the following group? - A support group (MEMSUP5)
TOTAL%
1) Yes38100.0
Missing362 
TOTAL38100.0
549) Are you a member of the following group? - A nationality group (MEMNAT5)
TOTAL%
1) Yes17100.0
Missing383 
TOTAL17100.0
550) Are you a member of the following group? - A church/synagogue/temple (MEMCHUR5)
TOTAL%
1) Yes200100.0
Missing200 
TOTAL200100.0
551) Are you a member of the following group? - A fraternity or sorority (MEMGREE5)
TOTAL%
1) Yes28100.0
Missing372 
TOTAL28100.0
552) Are you a member of the following group? - A farm organization (MEMFARM5)
TOTAL%
1) Yes12100.0
Missing388 
TOTAL12100.0
553) Are you a member of the following group? - Any other group (MEMOTH5)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, unspecified34.7
2) Professional2234.4
3) Seniors57.8
4) Interest914.1
5) Social service710.9
6) Community association46.3
9) Other1421.9
Missing336 
TOTAL64100.0
554) To what extent do you tend to watch the following types of TV programs - News. (TVNEWS5)
TOTAL%
1) Very often32082.5
2) Fairly often5012.9
3) Sometimes123.1
4) Seldom30.8
5) Never30.8
Missing12 
TOTAL388100.0
555) To what extent do you tend to watch the following types of TV programs? - Comedy in general (TVCOM5)
TOTAL%
1) Very often6015.7
2) Fairly often12632.9
3) Sometimes13735.8
4) Seldom4712.3
5) Never133.4
Missing17 
TOTAL383100.0
556) To what extent do you tend to watch the following types of TV programs? - Talk shows (TVTALK5)
TOTAL%
1) Very often348.9
2) Fairly often6817.8
3) Sometimes10828.3
4) Seldom10627.8
5) Never6517.1
Missing19 
TOTAL381100.0
557) To what extent do you tend to watch the following types of TV programs? - Movies (TVMOV5)
TOTAL%
1) Very often6216.2
2) Fairly often11429.8
3) Sometimes14036.6
4) Seldom5614.7
5) Never102.6
Missing18 
TOTAL382100.0
558) To what extent do you tend to watch the following types of TV programs? - Sports (TVSPORT5)
TOTAL%
1) Very often8622.7
2) Fairly often9224.3
3) Sometimes9324.5
4) Seldom6918.2
5) Never3910.3
Missing21 
TOTAL379100.0
559) To what extent do you tend to watch the following types of TV programs? - Sitcoms (TVSIT)
TOTAL%
1) Very often298.0
2) Fairly often5114.0
3) Sometimes9927.2
4) Seldom9726.6
5) Never8723.9
9) Varied10.3
Missing36 
TOTAL364100.0
560) To what extent do you tend to watch the following types of TV programs? - Soaps (TVSOAP5)
TOTAL%
1) Very often266.8
2) Fairly often184.7
3) Sometimes277.1
4) Seldom5915.4
5) Never25165.7
9) Varied10.3
Missing18 
TOTAL382100.0
561) To what extent do you tend to watch the following types of TV programs? - Drama (TVDRAMA5)
TOTAL%
1) Very often369.5
2) Fairly often9424.9
3) Sometimes13736.3
4) Seldom7018.6
5) Never4010.6
Missing23 
TOTAL377100.0
562) To what extent do you tend to watch the following types of TV programs? - Game shows (TVGAME5)
TOTAL%
1) Very often369.6
2) Fairly often6316.8
3) Sometimes9625.5
4) Seldom7620.2
5) Never10527.9
Missing24 
TOTAL376100.0
563) To what extent do you tend to watch the following types of TV programs? - Educational (TVEDUC5)
TOTAL%
1) Very often4712.4
2) Fairly often14237.5
3) Sometimes11931.4
4) Seldom4712.4
5) Never246.3
Missing21 
TOTAL379100.0
564) To what extent do you tend to watch the following types of TV programs? - Religious (TVRELIG)
TOTAL%
1) Very often143.8
2) Fairly often3710.0
3) Sometimes8222.1
4) Seldom8924.0
5) Never14940.2
Missing29 
TOTAL371100.0
565) To what extent do you tend to watch the following types of TV programs? - Weather (TVWEATH5)
TOTAL%
1) Very often21555.8
2) Fairly often10026.0
3) Sometimes4110.6
4) Seldom194.9
5) Never102.6
Missing15 
TOTAL385100.0
566) To what extent do you tend to watch the following types of TV programs? - Documentaries (TVDOC5)
TOTAL%
1) Very often10928.6
2) Fairly often13736.0
3) Sometimes9926.0
4) Seldom287.3
5) Never82.1
Missing19 
TOTAL381100.0
567) To what extent do you tend to watch the following types of TV programs? - Music (TVMUSIC5)
TOTAL%
1) Very often6015.7
2) Fairly often10226.8
3) Sometimes13234.6
4) Seldom6717.6
5) Never205.2
Missing19 
TOTAL381100.0
568) What do you want to know first about a movie? (MOVNB5)
TOTAL%
1) Who's in it.143.7
2) What's in it.11830.8
3) Both15239.7
4) I don't go to movies.9925.8
Missing17 
TOTAL383100.0
569) Do you have a favorite - Newscaster? (FNEWSN5)
TOTAL%
1) Canadian9590.5
2) American87.6
3) Other11.0
4) Don't know11.0
Missing295 
TOTAL105100.0
570) Do you have a favorite - Newscaster? (FNEWSG5)
TOTAL%
1) Male8279.6
2) Female2019.4
3) Mixed11.0
Missing297 
TOTAL103100.0
571) Do you have a favorite - Newscaster? (See summary documentation for available value labels.) (FAVNEWS5)
TOTAL%
101) 1918.6
102) 2120.6
103) 22.0
104) 11.0
105) 43.9
106) 54.9
107) 11.0
108) 11.0
110) 11.0
113) 11.0
114) 22.0
116) 22.0
118) 1312.7
119) 22.0
121) 11.0
122) 54.9
123) 32.9
125) 11.0
128) 87.8
199) 22.0
201) 11.0
202) 11.0
203) 22.0
209) 11.0
299) 22.0
Missing298 
TOTAL102100.0
572) Do you have a favorite - Singer? (FSINGN5)
TOTAL%
1) Canadian3127.9
2) American5549.5
3) Other1614.4
4) Don't know54.5
9) Varied43.6
Missing289 
TOTAL111100.0
573) Do you have a favorite - Singer? (FSINGG5)
TOTAL%
1) Male5852.3
2) Female4742.3
3) Mixed21.8
9) Varied43.6
Missing289 
TOTAL111100.0
574) Do you have a favorite - Singer? (See summary documentation for available value labels.) (FAVSING5)
TOTAL%
103) 10.9
104) 32.7
114) 10.9
115) 10.9
131) 43.6
133) 43.6
135) 10.9
136) 1210.8
137) 10.9
199) 32.7
210) 10.9
213) 10.9
221) 21.8
228) 10.9
229) 43.6
233) 10.9
237) 21.8
238) 10.9
242) 10.9
243) 10.9
245) 21.8
246) 32.7
248) 21.8
252) 10.9
256) 21.8
258) 10.9
259) 10.9
271) 76.3
274) 10.9
282) 10.9
283) 21.8
284) 10.9
285) 10.9
287) 10.9
299) 1412.6
301) 109.0
302) 32.7
363) 10.9
370) 10.9
382) 10.9
499) 54.5
999) 43.6
Missing289 
TOTAL111100.0
575) Do you have a favorite - Athlete? (FATHN5)
TOTAL%
1) Canadian3552.2
2) American1928.4
3) Other46.0
4) Don't know913.4
Missing333 
TOTAL67100.0
576) Do you have a favorite - Athlete? (FATHG5)
TOTAL%
1) Male6292.5
2) Female57.5
Missing333 
TOTAL67100.0
577) Do you have a favorite - Athlete? (See summary documentation for available value labels.) (FAVATH5)
TOTAL%
1) 11.5
2) 11.5
4) 23.0
8) 34.5
9) 1420.9
18) 11.5
29) 11.5
50) 34.5
55) 11.5
57) 11.5
58) 11.5
59) 11.5
60) 23.0
61) 11.5
69) 11.5
74) 34.5
81) 23.0
84) 11.5
87) 11.5
89) 11.5
90) 69.0
93) 23.0
99) 1725.4
Missing333 
TOTAL67100.0
578) Do you have a favorite - Author? (FAUTHN5)
TOTAL%
1) Canadian1517.4
2) American3237.2
3) Other22.3
4) Don't know3540.7
9) Varied22.3
Missing314 
TOTAL86100.0
579) Do you have a favorite - Author? (FAUTHG5)
TOTAL%
1) Male6574.7
2) Female1921.8
4) Don't know11.1
9) Varied22.3
Missing313 
TOTAL87100.0
580) Do you have a favorite - Author? (See summary documentation for available value labels.) (FAVAUTH5)
TOTAL%
1) 22.3
2) 11.1
4) 11.1
6) 44.6
7) 11.1
12) 22.3
14) 11.1
19) 11.1
23) 22.3
25) 11.1
26) 22.3
27) 11.1
28) 33.4
29) 22.3
30) 44.6
31) 11.1
33) 44.6
37) 22.3
45) 11.1
52) 11.1
55) 11.1
57) 22.3
88) 11.1
99) 4652.9
Missing313 
TOTAL87100.0
581) Do you have a favorite - TV personality? (FTVN5)
TOTAL%
1) Canadian2038.5
2) American2751.9
4) Don't know47.7
9) Varied11.9
Missing348 
TOTAL52100.0
582) Do you have a favorite - TV personality? (FTVG5)
TOTAL%
1) Male2549.0
2) Female2447.1
3) Mixed23.9
Missing349 
TOTAL51100.0
583) Do you have a favorite - TV personality? (See summary documentation for available value labels.) (FAVTV5)
TOTAL%
99) 1019.6
101) 23.9
103) 12.0
109) 23.9
111) 12.0
112) 12.0
113) 12.0
127) 23.9
208) 12.0
209) 12.0
211) 12.0
214) 12.0
218) 47.8
231) 12.0
232) 23.9
238) 12.0
248) 917.6
299) 611.8
499) 47.8
Missing349 
TOTAL51100.0
584) Do you have a favorite - Actor/actress? (FACTN5)
TOTAL%
1) Canadian46.7
2) American4168.3
3) Other610.0
4) Don't know915.0
Missing340 
TOTAL60100.0
585) Do you have a favorite - Actor/actress? (FACTG5)
TOTAL%
1) Male4676.7
2) Female1321.7
3) Mixed11.7
Missing340 
TOTAL60100.0
586) Do you have a favorite - Actor/actress? (See summary documentation for available value labels.) (FAVACT5)
TOTAL%
102) 11.7
199) 35.0
204) 23.3
207) 11.7
208) 23.3
211) 610.0
212) 11.7
214) 11.7
216) 35.0
218) 11.7
223) 11.7
225) 23.3
230) 11.7
231) 11.7
234) 23.3
240) 11.7
254) 11.7
262) 35.0
264) 11.7
269) 11.7
271) 11.7
299) 915.0
306) 23.3
317) 11.7
326) 23.3
399) 11.7
499) 915.0
Missing340 
TOTAL60100.0
587) Do you have a favorite - Journalist? (FJOURNN5)
TOTAL%
1) Canadian3683.7
2) American49.3
4) Don't know24.7
9) Varied12.3
Missing357 
TOTAL43100.0
588) Do you have a favorite - Journalist? (FJOURNG5)
TOTAL%
1) Male3376.7
2) Female920.9
9) Varied12.3
Missing357 
TOTAL43100.0
589) Do you have a favorite - Journalist? (See summary documentation for available value labels.) (FAVJOUR5)
TOTAL%
102) 12.3
106) 37.0
108) 37.0
111) 12.3
114) 12.3
116) 12.3
121) 24.7
122) 12.3
126) 24.7
127) 12.3
131) 12.3
134) 24.7
137) 12.3
139) 24.7
199) 1432.6
201) 12.3
202) 24.7
205) 12.3
499) 24.7
999) 12.3
Missing357 
TOTAL43100.0
590) Do you have a favorite - Politician? (FPOLN5)
TOTAL%
1) Canadian6191.0
2) American23.0
3) Other11.5
4) Don't know34.5
Missing333 
TOTAL67100.0
591) Do you have a favorite - Politician? (FPOLG5)
TOTAL%
1) Male6089.6
2) Female710.4
Missing333 
TOTAL67100.0
592) Do you have a favorite - Politician? (See summary documentation for available value labels.) (FAVPOL5)
TOTAL%
101) 1014.9
102) 23.0
103) 23.0
104) 46.0
105) 11.5
107) 34.5
113) 11.5
114) 11.5
116) 34.5
120) 11.5
121) 11.5
124) 11.5
127) 69.0
128) 11.5
129) 34.5
130) 23.0
131) 46.0
132) 69.0
139) 69.0
149) 23.0
199) 11.5
201) 23.0
306) 11.5
499) 34.5
Missing333 
TOTAL67100.0
593) How often would you say you usually spend watching TV each week? (TV5)
TOTAL%
1) 1-5 hours6717.1
2) 6-10 hours9825.1
3) 11-15 hours8521.7
4) 16-30 hours11028.1
5) More than 30 hours256.4
6) Rarely or never61.5
Missing9 
TOTAL391100.0
594) How often do you watch the following sport on television? - The NHL (SNHL5)
TOTAL%
1) Very often4812.9
2) Fairly often6116.4
3) Sometimes9625.8
4) Seldom8021.5
5) Never8723.4
Missing28 
TOTAL372100.0
595) How often do you watch the following sport on television? - Pro golf (SGOLF5)
TOTAL%
1) Very often225.9
2) Fairly often4712.6
3) Sometimes9926.5
4) Seldom7921.2
5) Never12633.8
Missing27 
TOTAL373100.0
596) How often do you watch the following sport on television? - Curling (SCURL5)
TOTAL%
1) Very often164.4
2) Fairly often4211.4
3) Sometimes8824.0
4) Seldom9124.8
5) Never12935.1
9) Varied10.3
Missing33 
TOTAL367100.0
597) How often do you watch the following sport on television? - The NBA (SNBA5)
TOTAL%
1) Very often41.1
2) Fairly often154.2
3) Sometimes3910.9
4) Seldom9727.1
5) Never20356.7
Missing42 
TOTAL358100.0
598) How often do you watch the following sport on television? - Pro tennis (STENN5)
TOTAL%
1) Very often82.2
2) Fairly often205.4
3) Sometimes5916.0
4) Seldom10027.2
5) Never18149.2
Missing32 
TOTAL368100.0
599) How often do you watch the following sport on television? - The NFL (SNFL5)
TOTAL%
1) Very often184.9
2) Fairly often297.9
3) Sometimes7520.5
4) Seldom9325.5
5) Never15041.1
Missing35 
TOTAL365100.0
600) How often do you watch the following sport on television? - American college sports (SAMCOL5)
TOTAL%
1) Very often10.3
2) Fairly often143.8
3) Sometimes328.8
4) Seldom8824.2
5) Never22962.9
Missing36 
TOTAL364100.0
601) How often do you watch the following sport on television? - Figure skating (SSKATE5)
TOTAL%
1) Very often4311.1
2) Fairly often7920.5
3) Sometimes14236.8
4) Seldom8020.7
5) Never4210.9
Missing14 
TOTAL386100.0
602) How often do you watch the following sport on television? - Major League Baseball (SMLB5)
TOTAL%
1) Very often5514.7
2) Fairly often5815.5
3) Sometimes9324.9
4) Seldom7820.9
5) Never9024.1
Missing26 
TOTAL374100.0
603) How often do you watch the following sport on television? - Car racing (SCAR5)
TOTAL%
1) Very often113.0
2) Fairly often236.3
3) Sometimes7921.5
4) Seldom10729.1
5) Never14840.2
Missing32 
TOTAL368100.0
604) How often do you watch the following sport on television? - The CFL (SCFL5)
TOTAL%
1) Very often3710.2
2) Fairly often5414.8
3) Sometimes7921.7
4) Seldom6417.6
5) Never13035.7
Missing36 
TOTAL364100.0
605) How often do you watch the following sport on television? - Pro wrestling (FWREST5)
TOTAL%
1) Very often82.2
2) Fairly often102.7
3) Sometimes318.4
4) Seldom5314.4
5) Never26772.4
Missing31 
TOTAL369100.0
606) How often do you watch the following sport on television? - Skiing (SSKI5)
TOTAL%
1) Very often41.1
2) Fairly often267.0
3) Sometimes12633.7
4) Seldom11129.7
5) Never10728.6
Missing26 
TOTAL374100.0
607) How often do you watch the following sport on television? - Canadian university sports (SCANUNI5)
TOTAL%
1) Very often30.8
2) Fairly often102.7
3) Sometimes7420.1
4) Seldom10027.1
5) Never18249.3
Missing31 
TOTAL369100.0
608) Have you done the following in the past year - Taken a holiday. (HOLIDAY5)
TOTAL%
1) Yes30277.4
2) No8822.6
Missing10 
TOTAL390100.0
609) During the past year, have you - Switched jobs? (SWJOBS5)
TOTAL%
1) Yes318.4
2) No33791.6
Missing32 
TOTAL368100.0
610) During the past year, have you - Traveled outside of your home province? (OUTPROV5)
TOTAL%
1) Yes28773.4
2) No10426.6
Missing9 
TOTAL391100.0
611) During the past year, have you - Traveled outside of North America? (OUTNAM5)
TOTAL%
1) Yes7018.3
2) No31381.7
Missing17 
TOTAL383100.0
612) During the past year, have you - Taken a university or college course? (COURSEU5)
TOTAL%
1) Yes225.8
2) No35894.2
Missing20 
TOTAL380100.0
613) During the past year, have you - Taken a personal-development course? (COURSED5)
TOTAL%
1) Yes6015.9
2) No31784.1
Missing23 
TOTAL377100.0
614) During the past year, have you - Spent time in a hospital? (HOSPIT5)
TOTAL%
1) Yes9023.5
2) No29376.5
Missing17 
TOTAL383100.0
615) During the past year, have you - Traveled to the United States? (US5)
TOTAL%
1) Yes19350.0
2) No19350.0
Missing14 
TOTAL386100.0
616) How much do you enjoy the following - Music. (JOYMUSI5)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal17748.1
2) Quite a bit11832.1
3) Some6317.1
4) Little or none102.7
Missing32 
TOTAL368100.0
617) How much enjoyment do you receive from - Friendship? (JPYFDS5)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal20151.9
2) Quite a bit15239.3
3) Some338.5
4) Little or none10.3
Missing13 
TOTAL387100.0
618) How much enjoyment do you receive from - Television? (JOYTV5)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal7619.4
2) Quite a bit18747.7
3) Some12030.6
4) Little or none92.3
Missing8 
TOTAL392100.0
619) How much enjoyment do you receive from - The city or town you live in? (JOYCITY5)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal8923.5
2) Quite a bit19451.2
3) Some8321.9
4) Little or none133.4
Missing21 
TOTAL379100.0
620) How much enjoyment do you receive from - Your house or apartment? (JOYHOUS5)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal18648.2
2) Quite a bit15941.2
3) Some359.1
4) Little or none51.3
9) Varied10.3
Missing14 
TOTAL386100.0
621) How much enjoyment do you receive from - Household work? (JOYHWOR5)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal287.7
2) Quite a bit11431.3
3) Some16244.5
4) Little or none6016.5
Missing36 
TOTAL364100.0
622) How much enjoyment do you receive from - Your religious group (JOYCHUR5)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal5415.7
2) Quite a bit7722.4
3) Some8524.7
4) Little or none12837.2
Missing56 
TOTAL344100.0
623) How much enjoyment do you receive from - Sports? (JOYSPOR5)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal7319.8
2) Quite a bit8122.0
3) Some12333.3
4) Little or none9224.9
Missing31 
TOTAL369100.0
624) How much enjoyment do you receive from - Your mother? (JOYMOM5)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal5936.9
2) Quite a bit5534.4
3) Some2213.8
4) Little or none2415.0
Missing240 
TOTAL160100.0
625) How much enjoyment do you receive from - Your marriage/relationship? (JOYMAR5)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal21565.2
2) Quite a bit8124.5
3) Some257.6
4) Little or none92.7
Missing70 
TOTAL330100.0
626) How much enjoyment do you receive from - Your father? (JOYDAD5)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal3330.8
2) Quite a bit2927.1
3) Some1110.3
4) Little or none3431.8
Missing293 
TOTAL107100.0
627) How much enjoyment do you receive from - Brother(s) or sister(s)? (JOYSIB5)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal9430.2
2) Quite a bit11938.3
3) Some7724.8
4) Little or none216.8
Missing89 
TOTAL311100.0
628) How much enjoyment do you receive from - Your child/children? (JOYCHIL5)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal23870.2
2) Quite a bit7522.1
3) Some205.9
4) Little or none61.8
Missing61 
TOTAL339100.0
629) How much enjoyment do you receive from - Your job? (JOYJOB5)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal6531.9
2) Quite a bit8139.7
3) Some3718.1
4) Little or none2110.3
Missing196 
TOTAL204100.0
630) How much enjoyment do you receive from - Your pet(s)? (JOYPET5)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal8539.7
2) Quite a bit6128.5
3) Some2813.1
4) Little or none4018.7
Missing186 
TOTAL214100.0
631) How much enjoyment do you receive from - Your family life generally? (JOYFAM5)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal23362.3
2) Quite a bit12232.6
3) Some174.5
4) Little or none20.5
Missing26 
TOTAL374100.0
632) How closely do you follow - The NHL? (NHL5)
TOTAL%
1) Very closely5012.9
2) Fairly closely8020.6
3) Not very closely11128.5
4) Not closely at all14838.0
Missing11 
TOTAL389100.0
633) How closely do you follow - The CFL? (CFL5)
TOTAL%
1) Very closely328.3
2) Fairly closely6717.4
3) Not very closely10828.1
4) Not closely at all17846.2
Missing15 
TOTAL385100.0
634) How closely do you follow - Major League Baseball? (MLB)
TOTAL%
1) Very closely4712.2
2) Fairly closely6817.7
3) Not very closely10226.6
4) Not closely at all16743.5
Missing16 
TOTAL384100.0
635) How closely do you follow - The NFL? (NFL5)
TOTAL%
1) Very closely133.4
2) Fairly closely328.4
3) Not very closely9926.1
4) Not closely at all23662.1
Missing20 
TOTAL380100.0
636) How closely do you follow - The NBA? (NBA5)
TOTAL%
1) Very closely51.3
2) Fairly closely164.2
3) Not very closely7920.8
4) Not closely at all28073.7
Missing20 
TOTAL380100.0
637) How do you feel about NFL expansion to Canada? (NFLCAN5)
TOTAL%
1) I'd be happy to see the NFL come, even if it meant the end of the CFL.164.3
2) I'd be happy, but only if the CFL continued to operate.3910.5
3) I don't want to see the NFL come to Canada.8021.6
4) I don't really care much either way.23363.0
9) Varied20.5
Missing30 
TOTAL370100.0
638) How well does the following describe Americans? - Risk-takers (ARISK5)
TOTAL%
1) Very well9526.8
2) Fairly well20959.0
3) Not very well4713.3
4) Not well at all30.8
Missing46 
TOTAL354100.0
639) How well does the following describe Americans? - Generous (AGENER5)
TOTAL%
1) Very well4412.3
2) Fairly well19454.0
3) Not very well11130.9
4) Not well at all102.8
Missing41 
TOTAL359100.0
640) How well does the following describe Americans? - Confident (ACONFID5)
TOTAL%
1) Very well13236.8
2) Fairly well19654.6
3) Not very well287.8
4) Not well at all20.6
9) Varied10.3
Missing41 
TOTAL359100.0
641) How well does the following describe Americans? - World's best at what they do (ABEST5)
TOTAL%
1) Very well277.7
2) Fairly well17148.9
3) Not very well12134.6
4) Not well at all318.9
Missing50 
TOTAL350100.0
642) How well does the following describe Americans? - Patriotic (APAT5)
TOTAL%
1) Very well24766.2
2) Fairly well10728.7
3) Not very well164.3
4) Not well at all30.8
Missing27 
TOTAL373100.0
643) How important is the following to you? - A comfortable life (VCOMF5)
TOTAL%
1) Very important26667.5
2) Somewhat important12331.2
3) Not very important51.3
Missing6 
TOTAL394100.0
644) How important is the following to you? - Friendship (VFD5)
TOTAL%
1) Very important28973.7
2) Somewhat important9724.7
3) Not very important61.5
Missing8 
TOTAL392100.0
645) How important is the following to you? - Excitement (VEXCITE5)
TOTAL%
1) Very important4311.1
2) Somewhat important18948.8
3) Not very important14236.7
4) Not important at all133.4
Missing13 
TOTAL387100.0
646) How important is the following to you? - A rewarding career (VCAREER5)
TOTAL%
1) Very important15745.9
2) Somewhat important12436.3
3) Not very important3610.5
4) Not important at all257.3
Missing58 
TOTAL342100.0
647) How important is the following to you? - Freedom (VFREEDO5)
TOTAL%
1) Very important34488.0
2) Somewhat important4611.8
4) Not important at all10.3
Missing9 
TOTAL391100.0
648) How important is the following to you? - Spirituality (VSPIRIT5)
TOTAL%
1) Very important15841.6
2) Somewhat important13335.0
3) Not very important5715.0
4) Not important at all328.4
Missing20 
TOTAL380100.0
649) How important is the following to you? - Your cultural background (VCULGP5)
TOTAL%
1) Very important6918.3
2) Somewhat important14237.6
3) Not very important11329.9
4) Not important at all5414.3
Missing22 
TOTAL378100.0
650) How important is the following to you? - Privacy (VPRIVAC5)
TOTAL%
1) Very important29073.6
2) Somewhat important9824.9
3) Not very important51.3
4) Not important at all10.3
Missing6 
TOTAL394100.0
651) How important is the following to you? - Recognition (VRECOG5)
TOTAL%
1) Very important9424.6
2) Somewhat important18648.7
3) Not very important9224.1
4) Not important at all102.6
Missing18 
TOTAL382100.0
652) How important is the following to you? - Family life (VFAM5)
TOTAL%
1) Very important33685.9
2) Somewhat important5113.0
3) Not very important41.0
Missing9 
TOTAL391100.0
653) How important is the following to you? - Humor (VHUMOUR5)
TOTAL%
1) Very important24061.4
2) Somewhat important14336.6
3) Not very important82.0
Missing9 
TOTAL391100.0
654) How important is the following to you? - Being loved (VLOVED5)
TOTAL%
1) Very important29474.6
2) Somewhat important9223.4
3) Not very important82.0
Missing6 
TOTAL394100.0
655) How important is the following to you? - Reliability (VRELY5)
TOTAL%
1) Very important32181.9
2) Somewhat important7017.9
4) Not important at all10.3
Missing8 
TOTAL392100.0
656) How important is the following to you? - Kindness (VKIND5)
TOTAL%
1) Very important31379.2
2) Somewhat important8120.5
3) Not very important10.3
Missing5 
TOTAL395100.0
657) How important is the following to you? - Religion (VRELIG5)
TOTAL%
1) Very important14737.5
2) Somewhat important13033.2
3) Not very important6917.6
4) Not important at all4611.7
Missing8 
TOTAL392100.0
658) How important is the following to you? - Honesty (VHON5)
TOTAL%
1) Very important36592.9
2) Somewhat important276.9
3) Not very important10.3
Missing7 
TOTAL393100.0
659) How important is the following to you? - Creativity (VCREAT5)
TOTAL%
1) Very important12231.6
2) Somewhat important22057.0
3) Not very important4311.1
4) Not important at all10.3
Missing14 
TOTAL386100.0
660) How important is the following to you? - Forgiveness (VFORGIV5)
TOTAL%
1) Very important24462.9
2) Somewhat important13234.0
3) Not very important123.1
Missing12 
TOTAL388100.0
661) How important is the following to you? - Intelligence (VINTEL5)
TOTAL%
1) Very important19950.8
2) Somewhat important17945.7
3) Not very important143.6
Missing8 
TOTAL392100.0
662) How important is the following to you? - Generosity (VGENER5)
TOTAL%
1) Very important20653.1
2) Somewhat important17144.1
3) Not very important112.8
Missing12 
TOTAL388100.0
663) How important is the following to you? - Cleanliness (VCLEAN5)
TOTAL%
1) Very important28773.2
2) Somewhat important10025.5
3) Not very important51.3
Missing8 
TOTAL392100.0
664) How important is the following to you? - Friendliness (VFDLY5)
TOTAL%
1) Very important27971.2
2) Somewhat important11028.1
3) Not very important30.8
Missing8 
TOTAL392100.0
665) How important is the following to you? - Imagination (VIMAGIN5)
TOTAL%
1) Very important13434.9
2) Somewhat important21455.7
3) Not very important359.1
4) Not important at all10.3
Missing16 
TOTAL384100.0
666) How important is the following to you? - Politeness (VPOLIT5)
TOTAL%
1) Very important24964.3
2) Somewhat important13534.9
3) Not very important30.8
Missing13 
TOTAL387100.0
667) How important is the following to you? - Working hard (VWORK5)
TOTAL%
1) Very important23059.9
2) Somewhat important14337.2
3) Not very important102.6
4) Not important at all10.3
Missing16 
TOTAL384100.0
668) How important is the following to you? - Concern for others (VCON5)
TOTAL%
1) Very important27871.1
2) Somewhat important11128.4
3) Not very important20.5
Missing9 
TOTAL391100.0
669) How important is the following to you? - Success in what you do (VSUCCES5)
TOTAL%
1) Very important23160.0
2) Somewhat important14337.1
3) Not very important112.9
Missing15 
TOTAL385100.0
670) How important is the following to you? - Being a Canadian (VCANADA5)
TOTAL%
1) Very important29074.2
2) Somewhat important8521.7
3) Not very important112.8
4) Not important at all51.3
Missing9 
TOTAL391100.0
671) Do you happen to know - The name of our current prime minister? (PM5)
TOTAL%
2) Yes, correct389100.0
Missing11 
TOTAL389100.0
672) Do you happen to know - The name of the current U.S. president? (PRES5)
TOTAL%
1) No10.3
2) Yes, correct38499.2
3) Yes, wrong20.5
Missing13 
TOTAL387100.0
673) Do you happen to know - The name of Canada's first prime minister? (FIRSTPM5)
TOTAL%
1) No3510.1
2) Yes, correct29785.8
3) Yes, wrong144.0
Missing54 
TOTAL346100.0
674) Do you happen to know - The name of Canada's capital? (CAPITAL5)
TOTAL%
1) No10.3
2) Yes, correct38899.7
Missing11 
TOTAL389100.0
675) Do you happen to know - The name of Canada's national anthem? (ANTHEM5)
TOTAL%
1) No20.5
2) Yes, correct36996.3
3) Yes, wrong123.1
Missing17 
TOTAL383100.0
676) Do you happen to know - The sport associated with the Stanley Cup? (STANLEY5)
TOTAL%
1) No112.9
2) Yes, correct37497.1
Missing15 
TOTAL385100.0
677) Do you happen to know - The sport associated with the Super Bowl? (SUPER5)
TOTAL%
1) No226.0
2) Yes, correct34292.7
3) Yes, wrong51.4
Missing31 
TOTAL369100.0
678) Do you happen to know - The sport associated with the Grey Cup? (GREY5)
TOTAL%
1) No153.9
2) Yes, correct35894.2
3) Yes, wrong71.8
Missing20 
TOTAL380100.0
679) Who, in your opinion, is the greatest living Canadian? (GTLIV5)
TOTAL%
1) Gretzky20.6
2) No one comes to mind.25074.0
4) Beliveau20.6
10) Browning10.3
40) P. Trudeau3811.2
42) J. Cretien30.9
44) R. Levesque20.6
46) P. Manning10.3
49) L. Pearson10.3
51) J. Vanier41.2
57) R. Klein41.2
58) J. Clark30.9
60) E. Manning10.3
63) C. Wells20.6
69) Other politician41.2
70) M. Atwood10.3
74) P.G. Zowski10.3
81) T. Fox10.3
88) D. Suzuki10.3
99) Other164.7
Missing62 
TOTAL338100.0
680) Who, in your opinion, is the greatest Canadian of all time? (GTEVER5)
TOTAL%
1) Gretzky10.3
2) No one comes to mind.22765.6
9) G. Villen10.3
11) G. Howe10.3
28) R. Burr10.3
40) P. Trudeau102.9
43) J. Diefen144.0
44) R. Levesq10.3
45) John A.133.8
49) L. Pearson185.2
51) J. Vanier20.6
53) T. Douglas10.3
56) Macking20.6
59) T. Douglas51.4
61) W. Laurier10.3
64) Alex Mac10.3
68) H. Bourassa10.3
71) P. Berton10.3
73) S. Leacock10.3
80) Banting113.2
81) T. Fox41.2
82) L. Riel10.3
83) A.G. Bell41.2
90) C. Leger20.6
96) W. Osler10.3
98) Non-Canadian10.3
99) Other205.8
Missing54 
TOTAL346100.0
681) How often does the following concern you? - Loneliness (LONELY5)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal246.5
2) Quite a bit4512.2
3) Some14138.1
4) Little or none16043.2
Missing30 
TOTAL370100.0
682) How often does the following concern you? - Lack of recognition for what I do (RECOG5)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal143.9
2) Quite a bit4913.7
3) Some15643.6
4) Little or none13938.8
Missing42 
TOTAL358100.0
683) How often does the following concern you? - Money (MONEY5)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal5013.2
2) Quite a bit9926.2
3) Some16643.9
4) Little or none6216.4
9) Varied10.3
Missing22 
TOTAL378100.0
684) How often does the following concern you? - Boredom (BOREDOM5)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal123.2
2) Quite a bit369.6
3) Some11330.2
4) Little or none21357.0
Missing26 
TOTAL374100.0
685) How often does the following concern you? - So many things changing (CHANGE5)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal174.7
2) Quite a bit7621.2
3) Some14841.3
4) Little or none11732.7
Missing42 
TOTAL358100.0
686) How often does the following concern you? - Health (HEALTH5)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal7318.9
2) Quite a bit11630.1
3) Some14337.0
4) Little or none5414.0
Missing14 
TOTAL386100.0
687) How often does the following concern you? - My sexual life (SEXLIFE5)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal185.1
2) Quite a bit5315.1
3) Some12435.4
4) Little or none15544.3
Missing50 
TOTAL350100.0
688) How often does the following concern you? - Depression (DEPRESS5)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal123.3
2) Quite a bit339.1
3) Some8924.6
4) Little or none22863.0
Missing38 
TOTAL362100.0
689) How often does the following concern you? - Wondering about the purpose of life (MPLIFE5)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal72.0
2) Quite a bit359.9
3) Some10128.6
4) Little or none21059.5
Missing47 
TOTAL353100.0
690) How often does the following concern you? - Getting older (AGING5)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal164.2
2) Quite a bit6717.5
3) Some19049.6
4) Little or none11028.7
Missing17 
TOTAL383100.0
691) How often does the following concern you? - My marriage (MARRIAG5)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal339.9
2) Quite a bit3811.4
3) Some8826.5
4) Little or none17352.1
Missing68 
TOTAL332100.0
692) How often does the following concern you? - My looks (LOOKS5)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal71.9
2) Quite a bit359.7
3) Some12534.7
4) Little or none19353.6
Missing40 
TOTAL360100.0
693) How often does the following concern you? - Never seem to have enough time (TIME5)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal3910.8
2) Quite a bit8122.4
3) Some14840.9
4) Little or none9426.0
Missing38 
TOTAL362100.0
694) How often does the following concern you? - Inferiority feelings (INFERIO5)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal82.3
2) Quite a bit236.6
3) Some11432.7
4) Little or none20458.5
Missing51 
TOTAL349100.0
695) How often does the following concern you? - My job (JOB5)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal166.3
2) Quite a bit4216.4
3) Some6726.2
4) Little or none13151.2
Missing144 
TOTAL256100.0
696) How often does the following concern you? - My children (CHILD5)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal5316.3
2) Quite a bit9228.3
3) Some11635.7
4) Little or none6419.7
Missing75 
TOTAL325100.0
697) How often does the following concern you? - Dying (DYING5)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal82.3
2) Quite a bit226.2
3) Some13638.4
4) Little or none18853.1
Missing46 
TOTAL354100.0
698) How often does the following concern you? - Not being married (NOTMAR5)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal53.0
2) Quite a bit74.2
3) Some2414.5
4) Little or none12978.2
Missing235 
TOTAL165100.0
699) How often does the following concern you? - Feeling I should be getting more out of life (MORELIF5)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal123.8
2) Quite a bit3912.3
3) Some13141.2
4) Little or none13642.8
Missing82 
TOTAL318100.0
700) How often does the following concern you? - The inability to find the relationship I want (RELATE5)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal83.3
2) Quite a bit156.3
3) Some3414.2
4) Little or none18276.2
Missing161 
TOTAL239100.0
701) When you were a teenager, what kind of response seemed to work best on people your age who misbehaved? (TEENRES5)
TOTAL%
1) Taking away privileges8321.9
2) Being grounded338.7
3) Being ‘given a good talking to'13335.1
4) Physical discipline5514.5
5) Other154.0
9) Varied6015.8
Missing21 
TOTAL379100.0
702) What do you think is the ideal number of children for a family to have? (IDEALNO5)
TOTAL%
1) 151.3
2) 219250.5
3) 311730.8
4) 45514.5
5) 510.3
6) 6 or more41.1
9) Varied61.6
Missing20 
TOTAL380100.0
703) How often do you have time on your hands that you don't know what to do with? (TIMEX5)
TOTAL%
1) Quite often153.8
2) Now and then13032.8
3) Almost never25163.4
Missing4 
TOTAL396100.0
704) How many hours of sleep do you average per day? (SLEEPAV5)
TOTAL%
4) 30.8
5) 205.1
6) 6917.5
7) 13534.3
8) 14035.5
9) 235.8
10) 30.8
12) 10.3
Missing6 
TOTAL394100.0
705) What time do you usually go to bed? (TIMEBED5)
TOTAL%
1) 10 p.m.7418.8
2) 11 p.m.18547.0
3) Midnight10526.6
4) 1 a.m. or later256.3
5) I sleep days.10.3
9) Varied41.0
Missing6 
TOTAL394100.0
706) How would you describe your health? (UHEALTH5)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent5413.6
2) Good24361.2
3) Fair8822.2
4) Poor123.0
Missing3 
TOTAL397100.0
707) Have you gone to a physician in the past year? (PHYSYR5)
TOTAL%
1) Yes34887.9
2) No4812.1
Missing4 
TOTAL396100.0
708) Have you gone to a dentist in the past year? (DENTYR5)
TOTAL%
1) Yes26366.6
2) No13233.4
Missing5 
TOTAL395100.0
709) Do you believe in the following? - ESP (ESP5)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely5314.1
2) Yes, I think so.15039.8
3) No, I don't think so.11129.4
4) No, definitely not6116.2
8) Undecided20.5
Missing23 
TOTAL377100.0
710) Do you believe in the following? - Astrology (ASTROL5)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely143.8
2) Yes, I think so.6417.4
3) No, I don't think so.15842.9
4) No, definitely not13235.9
Missing32 
TOTAL368100.0
711) Do you believe in the following? - Heaven (HEAVEN5)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely15038.8
2) Yes, I think so.13133.9
3) No, I don't think so.6617.1
4) No, definitely not4010.3
Missing13 
TOTAL387100.0
712) Do you believe in the following? - Hell (HELL5)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely10628.0
2) Yes, I think so.9424.8
3) No, I don't think so.11029.0
4) No, definitely not6918.2
Missing21 
TOTAL379100.0
713) Do you believe in the following? - Angels (ANGELS5)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely10828.1
2) Yes, I think so.12131.5
3) No, I don't think so.9524.7
4) No, definitely not5915.4
8) Undecided10.3
Missing16 
TOTAL384100.0
714) Do you believe in the following? - Near-death experiences (NDEXPS5)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely9123.9
2) Yes, I think so.17846.7
3) No, I don't think so.8221.5
4) No, definitely not307.9
Missing19 
TOTAL381100.0
715) Do you believe in the following? - God (BELGOD5)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely21657.3
2) Yes, I think so.10227.1
3) No, I don't think so.359.3
4) No, definitely not236.1
9) Varied10.3
Missing23 
TOTAL377100.0
716) Do you believe in the following? - That some people have psychic powers (PSYCHIC5)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely3910.3
2) Yes, I think so.15641.3
3) No, I don't think so.12633.3
4) No, definitely not5715.1
Missing22 
TOTAL378100.0
717) Do you believe in the following? - Life after death (POSTLIF5)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely15540.5
2) Yes, I think so.10126.4
3) No, I don't think so.7519.6
4) No, definitely not5113.3
8) Undecided10.3
Missing17 
TOTAL383100.0
718) Do you believe in the following? - That Jesus was the divine son of God (BELJC5)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely18348.0
2) Yes, I think so.10627.8
3) No, I don't think so.5213.6
4) No, definitely not4010.5
Missing19 
TOTAL381100.0
719) Do you believe in the following? - That we can have contact with the spirit world (SPIRIT5)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely246.5
2) Yes, I think so.9425.5
3) No, I don't think so.15542.0
4) No, definitely not9626.0
Missing31 
TOTAL369100.0
720) Do you believe in the following? - That miraculous healing sometimes occurs (HEALING5)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely10627.7
2) Yes, I think so.18748.8
3) No, I don't think so.5514.4
4) No, definitely not348.9
9) Varied10.3
Missing17 
TOTAL383100.0
721) Do you believe in the following? - That you will be reincarnated (REINCAR5)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely297.8
2) Yes, I think so.4411.9
3) No, I don't think so.15140.8
4) No, definitely not14539.2
8) Undecided10.3
Missing30 
TOTAL370100.0
722) Do you believe in the following? - That you have experienced an event before it happened (PRECOG5)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely328.6
2) Yes, I think so.8823.6
3) No, I don't think so.14438.6
4) No, definitely not10929.2
Missing27 
TOTAL373100.0
723) Do you believe in the following? - That it's possible to communicate with the dead (TALKDEA5)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely30.8
2) Yes, I think so.349.1
3) No, I don't think so.14839.7
4) No, definitely not18649.9
8) Undecided10.3
9) Varied10.3
Missing27 
TOTAL373100.0
724) Do you believe in the following? - That you have experienced God's presence (EXPERGO5)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely7018.5
2) Yes, I think so.9825.9
3) No, I don't think so.11931.4
4) No, definitely not9124.0
8) Undecided10.3
Missing21 
TOTAL379100.0
725) Do you know your astrological sign? (ZODIAC5)
TOTAL%
1) No8522.3
2) Yes, unspecified51.3
3) Aquarius256.5
4) Aries307.9
5) Cancer236.0
6) Capricorn225.8
7) Gemini297.6
8) Leo318.1
9) Libra225.8
10) Pisces266.8
11) Sagittarius225.8
12) Scorpio164.2
13) Taurus246.3
14) Virgo225.8
Missing18 
TOTAL382100.0
726) Do you have ‘spiritual' needs? (SPNEEDS5)
TOTAL%
1) Yes19252.6
2) No17247.1
8) Undecided10.3
Missing35 
TOTAL365100.0
727) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE ‘SPIRITUAL NEEDS': What do you mean by ‘spirituality'? (Full category labels unavailable.) (SPMEAN15)
TOTAL%
1) CBELGOD3923.6
2) CBELJES42.4
3) CBELLAD10.6
5) CBELOTH21.2
6) CPRATT10.6
7) CPRAYER42.4
10) CPROTH10.6
11) CEXGOD74.2
12) CEXNOUR10.6
13) CEXRELSH2515.2
20) CKNFAITH21.2
21) CKNINNER10.6
26) CBEHSELF21.2
39) CONVOTH63.6
51) LCOUTBYM63.6
52) LCOUTHSV31.8
53) LCOUTSOUL31.8
54) LCOUTGPOW169.7
55) LOUTOTH42.4
59) LCPRREFL21.2
60) LCPROTH10.6
61) LCEXPEACE31.8
63) LCEXCONN53.0
67) LCEXGRPOW74.2
69) LCEXOTH10.6
70) LCKNEXPR42.4
71) LCKNINNER74.2
76) LCBEHSELF10.6
77) LCBEHTOTH10.6
81) LCBEHOTH10.6
89) LCONVOTH21.2
99) ALLOTHER21.2
Missing235 
TOTAL165100.0
728) Summary of spiritual needs - first mention (Full category labels unavailable.) (SPMSUM15)
TOTAL%
1) CONBELIEF4627.9
2) CONPRACT63.6
3) CONEXPER3320.0
4) CONKNOW31.8
5) CONBEHAV21.2
6) CONOTHER63.6
7) LCOUTLOOK3219.4
8) LCPRACT31.8
9) LCEXPER169.7
10) LCKNOW116.7
11) LCBEHAV31.8
12) LCOTHER21.2
99) Other21.2
Missing235 
TOTAL165100.0
729) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE ‘SPIRITUAL NEEDS': What do you mean by ‘spirituality'? (Full category labels unavailable.) (SPMEAN25)
TOTAL%
1) CBELGOD22.8
2) CBELJES34.2
3) CBELLAD811.3
5) CBELOTH45.6
7) CPRAYER22.8
9) CPREFLECT11.4
10) CPROTH11.4
11) CEXGOD45.6
13) CEXRELSH22.8
14) CEXPEACE11.4
19) CEXPEROTH11.4
20) CKNFAITH11.4
22) CKNEXTER34.2
25) CKNOTH11.4
26) CBEHSELF811.3
27) CBEHTOTH79.9
31) CBEHOTH11.4
51) LCOUTBYM34.2
52) LCOUTHSV11.4
53) LCOUTSOUL11.4
54) LCOUTGPOW34.2
55) LOUTOTH11.4
57) LCPRMED11.4
61) LCEXPEACE11.4
63) LCEXCONN34.2
71) LCKNINNER34.2
72) LCKNEXTER11.4
75) LCKNOTH11.4
77) LCBEHTOTH11.4
89) LCONVOTH11.4
Missing329 
TOTAL71100.0
730) Summary of spiritual needs - second mention (Full category labels unavailable.) (SPSUM25)
TOTAL%
1) CONBELIEF1723.9
2) CONPRACT45.6
3) CONEXPER811.3
4) CONKNOW57.0
5) CONBEHAV1622.5
7) LCOUTLOOK912.7
8) LCPRACT11.4
9) LCEXPER45.6
10) LCKNOW57.0
11) LCBEHAV11.4
12) LCOTHER11.4
Missing329 
TOTAL71100.0
731) What best describes your relationship to the ‘New Age' movement? (NEWAGE5)
TOTAL%
1) I'm not familiar with New Age thought.27771.8
2) I'm familiar with New Age thought but not personally interested.8622.3
3) I'm familiar with New Age thought and somewhat interested.205.2
4) I'm familiar with New Age thought and highly interested.30.8
Missing14 
TOTAL386100.0
732) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE INTERESTED IN ‘NEW AGE' THOUGHT: Do you participate in any New Age activities? (NAACTS5)
TOTAL%
1) Yes722.6
2) No2477.4
Missing369 
TOTAL31100.0
733) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE INTERESTED IN ‘NEW AGE' THOUGHT: Do you participate in any New Age groups? (NAGPS5)
TOTAL%
1) Yes621.4
2) No2278.6
Missing372 
TOTAL28100.0
734) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE INTERESTED IN ‘NEW AGE' THOUGHT: Do you participate in any New Age networks? (NANETS5)
TOTAL%
1) Yes13.8
2) No2596.2
Missing374 
TOTAL26100.0
735) How often do you attend religious services? (ATTEND5)
TOTAL%
1) Several times a week246.2
2) Every week9825.1
3) Nearly every week317.9
4) 2-3 times a month225.6
5) About once a month153.8
6) Several times a year7318.7
7) About once a year389.7
8) Less than once a year4511.5
9) Never4411.3
Missing10 
TOTAL390100.0
736) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS THAT ARE MARRIED OR LIVING WITH SOMEONE: How often does your spouse attend services: as often as you do, more often than you do or less often than you do? (SPATTEN5)
TOTAL%
1) As often as I do19862.5
2) More often than I do6921.8
3) Less often than I do5015.8
Missing83 
TOTAL317100.0
737) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS THAT HAVE SCHOOL AGE CHILDREN: How frequently do your children attend Sunday school classes which aren't part of their regular school days? (CHATTEN5)
TOTAL%
1) Regularly1924.4
2) Often810.3
3) Sometimes1620.5
4) Never3544.9
Missing322 
TOTAL78100.0
738) Do you participate in any home study groups? (STUDYGP5)
TOTAL%
1) Yes359.6
2) No33090.4
Missing35 
TOTAL365100.0
739) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS THAT ATTEND RELIGIOUS SERVICES SOMETIMES: If invited, how comfortable do you think you would feel in a worship service held by the following faith? - Anglican (COMFANG5)
TOTAL%
1) Very comfortable13144.1
2) Fairly comfortable13946.8
3) Not very comfortable113.7
4) Not at all comfortable10.3
5) Don't know enough to say155.1
Missing103 
TOTAL297100.0
740) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS THAT ATTEND RELIGIOUS SERVICES SOMETIMES: If invited, how comfortable do you think you would feel in a worship service held by the following faith? - Baptist (COMFBAP5)
TOTAL%
1) Very comfortable9734.2
2) Fairly comfortable13447.2
3) Not very comfortable196.7
4) Not at all comfortable62.1
5) Don't know enough to say289.9
Missing116 
TOTAL284100.0
741) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS THAT ATTEND RELIGIOUS SERVICES SOMETIMES: If invited, how comfortable do you think you would feel in a worship service held by the following faith? - Hindu (COMFHIN5)
TOTAL%
1) Very comfortable186.6
2) Fairly comfortable4115.1
3) Not very comfortable5419.9
4) Not at all comfortable5319.5
5) Don't know enough to say10639.0
Missing128 
TOTAL272100.0
742) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS THAT ATTEND RELIGIOUS SERVICES SOMETIMES: If invited, how comfortable do you think you would feel in a worship service held by the following faith? - Islam (COMFISL5)
TOTAL%
1) Very comfortable145.2
2) Fairly comfortable3814.1
3) Not very comfortable5219.3
4) Not at all comfortable5721.2
5) Don't know enough to say10840.1
Missing131 
TOTAL269100.0
743) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS THAT ATTEND RELIGIOUS SERVICES SOMETIMES: If invited, how comfortable do you think you would feel in a worship service held by the following faith? - Jehovah's Witnesses (COMFJW5)
TOTAL%
1) Very comfortable155.5
2) Fairly comfortable217.7
3) Not very comfortable5620.6
4) Not at all comfortable10940.1
5) Don't know enough to say7126.1
Missing128 
TOTAL272100.0
744) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS THAT ATTEND RELIGIOUS SERVICES SOMETIMES: If invited, how comfortable do you think you would feel in a worship service held by the following faith? - Jewish (COMFJEW5)
TOTAL%
1) Very comfortable2910.6
2) Fairly comfortable7326.7
3) Not very comfortable5520.1
4) Not at all comfortable279.9
5) Don't know enough to say8932.6
Missing127 
TOTAL273100.0
745) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS THAT ATTEND RELIGIOUS SERVICES SOMETIMES: If invited, how comfortable do you think you would feel in a worship service held by the following faith? - Lutheran (COMFLUT5)
TOTAL%
1) Very comfortable7326.1
2) Fairly comfortable12845.7
3) Not very comfortable186.4
4) Not at all comfortable31.1
5) Don't know enough to say5720.4
9) Varied10.4
Missing120 
TOTAL280100.0
746) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS THAT ATTEND RELIGIOUS SERVICES SOMETIMES: If invited, how comfortable do you think you would feel in a worship service held by the following faith? - Mormon (COMFMOR5)
TOTAL%
1) Very comfortable2810.3
2) Fairly comfortable6824.9
3) Not very comfortable4917.9
4) Not at all comfortable4817.6
5) Don't know enough to say8029.3
Missing127 
TOTAL273100.0
747) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS THAT ATTEND RELIGIOUS SERVICES SOMETIMES: If invited, how comfortable do you think you would feel in a worship service held by the following faith? - Native spirituality (COMFNAT5)
TOTAL%
1) Very comfortable238.5
2) Fairly comfortable6222.9
3) Not very comfortable4215.5
4) Not at all comfortable3211.8
5) Don't know enough to say11241.3
Missing129 
TOTAL271100.0
748) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS THAT ATTEND RELIGIOUS SERVICES SOMETIMES: If invited, how comfortable do you think you would feel in a worship service held by the following faith? - New Age (COMFNA5)
TOTAL%
1) Very comfortable83.1
2) Fairly comfortable186.9
3) Not very comfortable3413.1
4) Not at all comfortable4517.3
5) Don't know enough to say15559.6
Missing140 
TOTAL260100.0
749) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS THAT ATTEND RELIGIOUS SERVICES SOMETIMES: If invited, how comfortable do you think you would feel in a worship service held by the following faith? - Pentecostal (COMFPEN5)
TOTAL%
1) Very comfortable269.7
2) Fairly comfortable7226.8
3) Not very comfortable5721.2
4) Not at all comfortable4215.6
5) Don't know enough to say7226.8
Missing131 
TOTAL269100.0
750) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS THAT ATTEND RELIGIOUS SERVICES SOMETIMES: If invited, how comfortable do you think you would feel in a worship service held by the following faith? - Roman Catholic (COMFRC5)
TOTAL%
1) Very comfortable12041.5
2) Fairly comfortable10636.7
3) Not very comfortable4114.2
4) Not at all comfortable51.7
5) Don't know enough to say165.5
9) Varied10.3
Missing111 
TOTAL289100.0
751) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS THAT ATTEND RELIGIOUS SERVICES SOMETIMES: If invited, how comfortable do you think you would feel in a worship service held by the following faith? - United Church (COMFUC5)
TOTAL%
1) Very comfortable15151.5
2) Fairly comfortable10535.8
3) Not very comfortable124.1
4) Not at all comfortable41.4
5) Don't know enough to say217.2
Missing107 
TOTAL293100.0
752) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS THAT ATTEND RELIGIOUS SERVICES SOMETIMES: If invited, how comfortable do you think you would feel in a worship service held by the following faith? - Unitarian (COMFUNI5)
TOTAL%
1) Very comfortable4215.6
2) Fairly comfortable6122.6
3) Not very comfortable3513.0
4) Not at all comfortable155.6
5) Don't know enough to say11743.3
Missing130 
TOTAL270100.0
753) Do you happen to know who denied Jesus three times? (KNOWDEN5)
TOTAL%
1) No8423.9
2) Yes, correct21661.5
3) Yes, wrong5114.5
Missing49 
TOTAL351100.0
754) Do you happen to know the first book in the Old Testament? (KNOWGEN5)
TOTAL%
1) No10029.4
2) Yes, correct23067.6
3) Yes, wrong102.9
Missing60 
TOTAL340100.0
755) Do you happen to know the last book in the New Testament? (KNOWREV5)
TOTAL%
1) No12238.1
2) Yes, correct15548.4
3) Yes, wrong4313.4
Missing80 
TOTAL320100.0
756) Has the following ever been performed for you by a religious group in the past? - A birth-related ceremony (PBAP5)
TOTAL%
1) Yes331100.0
Missing69 
TOTAL331100.0
757) Will the following ever been performed for you by a religious group in the past? - A wedding ceremony (PWED5)
TOTAL%
1) Yes330100.0
Missing70 
TOTAL330100.0
758) Will the following ever been performed for you by a religious group in the past? - A funeral (PFUN5)
TOTAL%
1) Yes231100.0
Missing169 
TOTAL231100.0
759) Will the following be carried out for you in the future, by a religious group? - A birth-related ceremony (FBAP5)
TOTAL%
1) Yes61100.0
Missing339 
TOTAL61100.0
760) Will the following be carried out for you in the future, by a religious group? - A wedding ceremony (FWED5)
TOTAL%
1) Yes73100.0
Missing327 
TOTAL73100.0
761) Will the following be carried out for you in the future, by a religious group? - A funeral (FFUN5)
TOTAL%
1) Yes228100.0
Missing172 
TOTAL228100.0
762) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS THAT DON'T ATTEND RELIGIOUS SERVICES REGULARLY: Some observers maintain that few people are actually abandoning their religious traditions. Rather, they draw selective beliefs and practices, even if they do not attend services frequently. They are not about to be recruited by other religious groups. Their identification with their religious tradition is fairly solidly fixed, and it's to these groups that they will turn when confronted with marriage, death and, frequently, birth. How well would you say this observation describes you? (ROLEREL5)
TOTAL%
1) Very accurately12547.9
2) Somewhat accurately8131.0
3) Not very accurately207.7
4) Not accurately at all3413.0
9) Varied10.4
Missing139 
TOTAL261100.0
763) Where are you presently living? (RESNOW5)
TOTAL%
1) On a farm174.3
2) Rural non-farm area328.1
3) In a town/city of under 30,000 people6215.7
4) In a city of 30,000-100,0008922.6
5) In a city of 100,000-400,0009323.6
6) In a city of over 400,00010125.6
Missing6 
TOTAL394100.0
764) How many times have you changed residences in the past 10 years? (MOVED15)
TOTAL%
0) 028372.0
1) 17118.1
2) 2246.1
3) 3 or more153.8
Missing7 
TOTAL393100.0
765) Do you speak English, French, or both? (LANG5)
TOTAL%
1) English35589.6
2) French71.8
3) English and French348.6
Missing4 
TOTAL396100.0
766) Are you (GENDER5)
TOTAL%
1) Female10526.3
2) Male29573.8
TOTAL400100.0
767) In what year were you born? (YRBORN5)
TOTAL%
8) 10.3
9) 10.3
10) 10.3
11) 10.3
12) 20.5
13) 30.8
14) 41.0
15) 51.3
16) 51.3
17) 92.3
18) 71.8
19) 92.3
20) 92.3
21) 82.1
22) 174.4
23) 82.1
24) 92.3
25) 174.4
26) 153.8
27) 82.1
28) 123.1
29) 153.8
30) 71.8
31) 102.6
32) 112.8
33) 112.8
34) 184.6
35) 92.3
36) 133.3
37) 82.1
38) 61.5
39) 71.8
40) 102.6
41) 123.1
42) 133.3
43) 61.5
44) 102.6
45) 71.8
46) 82.1
47) 82.1
48) 133.3
49) 102.6
50) 123.1
51) 51.3
52) 10.3
53) 61.5
54) 10.3
56) 10.3
57) 10.3
Missing10 
TOTAL390100.0
768) What is your cultural heritage? (NATGP15)
TOTAL%
1) Canada112.8
2) Canada - French30.8
4) England20653.0
5) France266.7
6) Ireland194.9
8) Scotland246.2
9) Wales20.5
10) United States20.5
11) Australia10.3
12) Austria30.8
13) Belgium10.3
15) China30.8
16) Czechoslovakia10.3
19) Finland10.3
20) Germany287.2
21) Greece20.5
23) Hungary41.0
25) India20.5
28) Italy41.0
30) Japan10.3
34) Netherlands51.3
35) New Zealand10.3
36) Norway20.5
38) Poland30.8
40) Romania30.8
41) Russia20.5
44) Sweden20.5
45) Switzerland10.3
47) Ukraine153.9
50) Yugoslavia30.8
59) Asia - general20.5
60) European - general30.8
72) Africa10.3
99) Other20.5
Missing11 
TOTAL389100.0
769) What is your cultural heritage? (NATGP25)
TOTAL%
1) Canada34.5
4) England710.4
5) France57.5
6) Ireland1014.9
8) Scotland2029.9
9) Wales23.0
17) Denmark11.5
20) Germany811.9
23) Hungary34.5
25) India11.5
28) Italy11.5
34) Netherlands11.5
36) Norway23.0
45) Switzerland11.5
46) Trinidad11.5
47) Ukraine11.5
Missing333 
TOTAL67100.0
770) Are you (RACE5)
TOTAL%
1) White38597.7
2) Black10.3
4) Asian41.0
5) East Indian or Pakistani30.8
6) Other10.3
Missing6 
TOTAL394100.0
771) What is your current marital status? (MARITAL5)
TOTAL%
1) Married31178.7
2) Cohabiting92.3
3) Separated71.8
4) Divorced123.0
5) Widowed358.9
6) Never married215.3
Missing5 
TOTAL395100.0
772) Have you ever been divorced? (DIVORCE5)
TOTAL%
1) Yes4010.4
2) No34689.6
Missing14 
TOTAL386100.0
773) If you were asked to use one of four names for your social class, which would it be? (CLASS5)
TOTAL%
1) Lower class41.0
2) Working class11529.5
3) Middle class26668.2
4) Upper class20.5
8) Undecided10.3
9) Varied20.5
Missing10 
TOTAL390100.0
774) With respect to provincial political party preference, do you usually think of yourself as (PARTPRO5)
TOTAL%
1) Conservative11932.3
2) Liberal12734.5
3) NDP5113.9
4) Parti Quebecois51.4
5) Other102.7
6) Reform174.6
7) None215.7
8) Undecided10.3
9) Varied174.6
Missing32 
TOTAL368100.0
775) What is the highest level of formal education you have completed? (EDUC5)
TOTAL%
1) Grade school379.5
2) High school13033.3
3) Technical/business/community college8822.6
4) Undergraduate university5614.4
5) Graduate degree/professional school7017.9
6) Doctorate92.3
Missing10 
TOTAL390100.0
776) UNIAREA5 (UNIAREA5)
TOTAL%
1) Commerce2117.4
2) Education3327.3
3) Engineer1512.4
4) Fine arts10.8
5) Humanities43.3
6) Math - computing10.8
7) Medical - Nursing10.8
8) Physical education119.1
9) Physical science10.8
10) Religion2016.5
12) Social services97.4
99) Other43.3
Missing279 
TOTAL121100.0
777) Was any of your education in church or parochial schools? (PAROCH5)
TOTAL%
1) Yes9725.8
2) No27974.2
Missing24 
TOTAL376100.0
778) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WITH EDUCATION IN CHURCH OR PAROCHIAL SCHOOLS: What portion of your parochial education was in grade school? (PARGS5)
TOTAL%
1) All6180.3
2) Part1013.2
3) None56.6
Missing324 
TOTAL76100.0
779) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WITH EDUCATION IN CHURCH OR PAROCHIAL SCHOOLS: What portion of your parochial education was in high school? (PARHS5)
TOTAL%
1) All4057.1
2) Part1927.1
3) None1115.7
Missing330 
TOTAL70100.0
780) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WITH EDUCATION IN CHURCH OR PAROCHIAL SCHOOLS: What portion of your parochial education was in university? (PARUNIV5)
TOTAL%
1) All514.3
2) Part925.7
3) None2160.0
Missing365 
TOTAL35100.0
781) What is your current job status? (WRKSTAT5)
TOTAL%
0) Self-employed82.0
1) Employed full-time13334.0
2) Employed, but not at work because of illness, lay-off or strike41.0
3) Not employed outside the home82.0
4) Retired21855.8
5) In school, not employed10.3
7) Employed part-time, not in school143.6
8) Unemployed41.0
9) Varied10.3
Missing9 
TOTAL391100.0
782) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE CURRENTLY EMPLOYED: What kind of work do you normally do? (See summary documentation for explanation of occupation codes.) (TYPE5)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL4001832.6932749
783) With respect to your political views (not party), how would you rate yourself? (POLVIEW5)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely liberal143.7
2) Liberal7920.9
3) Moderate, middle of the road19551.6
4) Conservative7219.0
5) Extremely conservative133.4
8) Undecided20.5
9) Varied30.8
Missing22 
TOTAL378100.0
784) With respect to federal political preference, what do you usually think of yourself as? (PARTFED5)
TOTAL%
1) Conservative8122.0
2) Liberal14739.8
3) NDP3810.3
4) Reform5916.0
5) Bloc Quebecois51.4
6) Other92.4
7) None164.3
8) Undecided30.8
9) Varied113.0
Missing31 
TOTAL369100.0
785) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MARRIED OR LIVING WITH SOMEONE: At present time, what it your spouse/partner's job status? (SPWKSTA5)
TOTAL%
0) Self-employed20.6
1) Employed full-time9328.6
2) Employed, but not at work because of illness, layoff or strike41.2
3) Not employed outside the home4614.2
4) Retired13140.3
5) In school, not employed10.3
7) Employed part-time, not in school3711.4
8) Unemployed92.8
9) Varied20.6
Missing75 
TOTAL325100.0
786) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE CURRENTLY EMPLOYED: What kind of work do you normally do? (See summary documentation for explanation of occupation codes.) (SPTYPE5)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL4001328.672165
787) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MARRIED OR LIVING WITH SOMEONE: Which of the following best describes the arrangement between you and your spouse/partner for doing things like cooking, cleaning and laundry? (DIVLAB5)
TOTAL%
1) She does all the cooking, cleaning and laundry.6420.6
2) She does most of it.13041.9
3) Both share the work.10634.2
4) He does most of it.72.3
5) He does all the cooking, cleaning and laundry.31.0
Missing90 
TOTAL310100.0
788) How many children do you have? (CHILDRE5)
TOTAL%
0) 0328.7
1) 13910.6
2) 212935.1
3) 39024.5
4) 44712.8
5) 5195.2
6) 6 or more123.3
Missing32 
TOTAL368100.0
789) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE CHILDREN: How many are in the following age group? - Preschool (CHPRE5)
TOTAL%
1) 1100.0
Missing399 
TOTAL1100.0
790) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE CHILDREN: How many are in the following age group? - 6-12 years old (CH6125)
TOTAL%
1) 1270.6
2) 529.4
Missing383 
TOTAL17100.0
791) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE CHILDREN: How many are in the following age group? - 13-19 years old (CH13195)
TOTAL%
1) 3869.1
2) 1425.5
3) 11.8
4) 23.6
Missing345 
TOTAL55100.0
792) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE CHILDREN: How many are in the following age group? - 20 years or older (CH2PLU5)
TOTAL%
1) 4815.6
2) 11236.4
3) 8026.0
4) 4013.0
5) 165.2
6) 82.6
7) 31.0
9) 10.3
Missing92 
TOTAL308100.0
793) When you were 16 years old, what was the status of your natural parents? (PARMAR5)
TOTAL%
1) Married to each other34088.8
2) Divorced or separated195.0
3) Other164.2
4) Both deceased20.5
6) Remarried10.3
9) Varied51.3
Missing17 
TOTAL383100.0
794) What is your religious preference? (RELIG5)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant26468.0
2) Roman Catholic9825.3
3) Other faith10.3
4) None194.9
6) Catholic, not Roman Catholic20.5
7) Hindu10.3
8) Islam10.3
9) Jewish20.5
Missing12 
TOTAL388100.0
795) What is the religious preference of your partner/spouse? (SPRELIG5)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant21966.4
2) Roman Catholic9328.2
3) Other faith10.3
4) None123.6
6) Catholic, not Roman Catholic30.9
7) Hindu10.3
8) Islam10.3
Missing70 
TOTAL330100.0
796) What is the religious preference of your mother? (MARELIG5)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant21668.1
2) Roman Catholic8627.1
3) Other faith41.3
4) None51.6
5) Buddhist10.3
6) Catholic, not Roman Catholic20.6
7) Hindu10.3
8) Islam10.3
9) Jewish10.3
Missing83 
TOTAL317100.0
797) What is the religious preference of your father? (PARELIG5)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant21268.8
2) Roman Catholic7424.0
3) Other faith31.0
4) None154.9
6) Catholic, not Roman Catholic20.6
8) Islam10.3
9) Jewish10.3
Missing92 
TOTAL308100.0
798) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE PROTESTANT: What denomination are you? (DENOM5)
TOTAL%
1) Anglican6324.5
2) Baptist197.4
3) Lutheran207.8
4) Presbyterian166.2
5) United Church10239.7
12) Brethren10.4
13) Christian20.8
14) Christian & Missionary Alliance10.4
15) Christian Reformed10.4
18) Evangelical20.8
19) Evangelical Free10.4
21) Greek Orthodox31.2
22) Jehovah's Witness10.4
23) Mennonite62.3
24) Mormon62.3
27) Pentecostal51.9
29) Salvation Army10.4
30) Ukrainian Orthodox10.4
31) Unitarian10.4
35) Mixed Protestant41.6
99) Other10.4
Missing143 
TOTAL257100.0
799) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE PROTESTANT: What denomination is your spouse/partner? (SPDENM5F)
TOTAL%
1) Anglican5224.6
2) Baptist178.1
3) Lutheran136.2
4) Presbyterian115.2
5) United Church9143.1
13) Christian20.9
14) Christian & Missionary Alliance10.5
15) Christian Reformed10.5
16) Church of Christ10.5
18) Evangelical10.5
19) Evangelical Free10.5
21) Greek Orthodox20.9
23) Mennonite73.3
24) Mormon52.4
27) Pentecostal31.4
30) Ukrainian Orthodox10.5
31) Unitarian10.5
99) Other10.5
Missing189 
TOTAL211100.0
800) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE PROTESTANT: What denomination is your mother? (MADENOM5)
TOTAL%
1) Anglican4824.6
2) Baptist2110.8
3) Lutheran178.7
4) Presbyterian126.2
5) United Church6734.4
13) Christian10.5
14) Christian & Missionary Alliance10.5
15) Christian Reformed10.5
16) Church of Christ10.5
18) Evangelical10.5
21) Greek Orthodox52.6
23) Mennonite73.6
24) Mormon42.1
25) Nazarene10.5
27) Pentecostal21.0
29) Salvation Army10.5
30) Ukrainian Orthodox10.5
35) Mixed Protestant10.5
36) Christadelphian10.5
99) Other21.0
Missing205 
TOTAL195100.0
801) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE PROTESTANT: What denomination is your father? (PADENOM5)
TOTAL%
1) Anglican3921.3
2) Baptist189.8
3) Lutheran168.7
4) Presbyterian179.3
5) United Church6535.5
13) Christian10.5
14) Christian & Missionary Alliance10.5
15) Christian Reformed10.5
16) Church of Christ10.5
18) Evangelical10.5
21) Greek Orthodox42.2
23) Mennonite63.3
24) Mormon31.6
27) Pentecostal31.6
30) Ukrainian Orthodox10.5
31) Unitarian10.5
35) Mixed Protestant10.5
37) Congregational10.5
99) Other31.6
Missing217 
TOTAL183100.0
802) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE PROTESTANT, CATHOLIC OR ANOTHER FAITH: Is the group you identify with important to you? (IDNB5)
TOTAL%
1) Yes20264.1
2) No11335.9
Missing85 
TOTAL315100.0
803) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE PROTESTANT, CATHOLIC OR ANOTHER FAITH: Would you describe yourself as ‘deeply committed?' (IDCOM5)
TOTAL%
1) Yes12540.1
2) No18759.9
Missing88 
TOTAL312100.0
804) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE PROTESTANT, CATHOLIC OR ANOTHER FAITH: Did you pretty much grow up in this tradition? (IDYG5)
TOTAL%
1) Yes26784.0
2) No5116.0
Missing82 
TOTAL318100.0
805) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE PROTESTANT, CATHOLIC OR ANOTHER FAITH: Do you know very much about your traditions? (IDKNOW5)
TOTAL%
1) Yes22773.2
2) No8226.5
9) Varied10.3
Missing90 
TOTAL310100.0
806) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE PROTESTANT, CATHOLIC OR ANOTHER FAITH: Are you very involved right now? (IDINV5)
TOTAL%
1) Yes10433.5
2) No20666.5
Missing90 
TOTAL310100.0
807) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE PROTESTANT, CATHOLIC OR ANOTHER FAITH: Would you consider being more involved if you found it to be worthwhile for you or your family? (IDPESS5)
TOTAL%
1) Yes18163.5
2) No10436.5
Missing115 
TOTAL285100.0
808) How often did the following person go to religious services when you were growing up? - You (YGATTEN5)
TOTAL%
1) Several times a week4612.4
2) Every week17547.3
3) Nearly every week6417.3
4) 2-3 times a month236.2
5) About once a month184.9
6) Several times a year205.4
7) About once a year82.2
8) Less than once a year113.0
9) Never51.4
Missing30 
TOTAL370100.0
809) How often did the following person go to religious services when you were growing up? - Your mother (MAATTEN5)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable51.4
1) Several times a week4010.8
2) Every week14940.4
3) Nearly every week5414.6
4) 2-3 times a month256.8
5) About once a month174.6
6) Several times a year349.2
7) About once a year154.1
8) Less than once a year133.5
9) Never174.6
Missing31 
TOTAL369100.0
810) How often did the following person go to religious services when you were growing up? - Your father (PAATEN5)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable113.0
1) Several times a week246.6
2) Every week12735.2
3) Nearly every week3810.5
4) 2-3 times a month174.7
5) About once a month236.4
6) Several times a year359.7
7) About once a year256.9
8) Less than once a year256.9
9) Never3610.0
Missing39 
TOTAL361100.0
811) Do you see yourself as an ‘evangelical'? (EVANG5)
TOTAL%
1) Yes4211.2
2) No29578.7
3) I don't know what that means.3810.1
Missing25 
TOTAL375100.0
812) During the last few years, how would you say your financial situation has been? (FINALTE5)
TOTAL%
1) Getting better6416.2
2) Getting worse11829.8
3) Staying about the same21454.0
Missing4 
TOTAL396100.0
813) As far as you and your family are concerned, would you say that you are pretty well satisfied, more or less satisfied, not very satisfied or not satisfied at all with your present financial situation? (SATFIN5)
TOTAL%
1) Pretty well satisfied11629.5
2) More or less satisfied19649.9
3) Not very satisfied6817.3
4) Not satisfied at all133.3
Missing7 
TOTAL393100.0
814) Which of the following figures comes closest to your total family income, before taxes, in 1994? (INCOME5)
TOTAL%
1) Less than $10,00071.9
2) $10,000-$19,999359.4
3) $20,000-$29,9994913.1
4) $30,000-$39,9995815.5
5) $40,000-$49,9994712.6
6) $50,000-$59,9995414.4
7) $60,000-$69,9994010.7
8) $70,000-$100,0005113.6
9) Over $100,000338.8
Missing26 
TOTAL374100.0
815) How does your family income compare with Canadian families in general: far above average, above average, average, below average or far below average? (COMPINC5)
TOTAL%
1) Far above average164.1
2) Above average12932.7
3) Average16441.6
4) Below average7318.5
5) Far below average102.5
8) Undecided10.3
9) Varied10.3
Missing6 
TOTAL394100.0
816) Do you consider the amount of federal income tax you have to pay as being high, low or about right? (FEDTAX5)
TOTAL%
1) About right7218.7
2) Too high31281.0
9) Varied10.3
Missing15 
TOTAL385100.0
817) How well does the following describe Canadians? - Risk-takers (CRISK5)
TOTAL%
1) Very well102.7
2) Fairly well9926.7
3) Not very well23262.5
4) Not well at all308.1
Missing29 
TOTAL371100.0
818) How well does the following describe Canadians? - Generous (CGENER5)
TOTAL%
1) Very well7018.7
2) Fairly well26169.8
3) Not very well4010.7
4) Not well at all30.8
Missing26 
TOTAL374100.0
819) How well does the following describe Canadians? - Confident (CCONFID5)
TOTAL%
1) Very well256.7
2) Fairly well21958.7
3) Not very well12132.4
4) Not well at all82.1
Missing27 
TOTAL373100.0
820) How well does the following describe Canadians? - World's best at what they do (CBEST5)
TOTAL%
1) Very well3910.6
2) Fairly well19452.7
3) Not very well10929.6
4) Not well at all246.5
8) Undecided10.3
9) Varied10.3
Missing32 
TOTAL368100.0
821) How well does the following describe Canadians? - Patriotic (CPAT5)
TOTAL%
1) Very well5214.0
2) Fairly well16243.5
3) Not very well12132.5
4) Not well at all369.7
9) Varied10.3
Missing28 
TOTAL372100.0
822) If you could live in any province, where would you live? (IFPROV5)
TOTAL%
1) British Columbia11331.1
2) Alberta4512.4
3) Saskatchewan226.1
4) Manitoba185.0
5) Ontario308.3
6) Quebec164.4
7) New Brunswick287.7
8) Nova Scotia4011.0
9) Prince Edward Island339.1
10) Newfoundland185.0
Missing37 
TOTAL363100.0
823) If you could live in any city, where would you live? (IFCITY5)
TOTAL%
1) St. John's133.9
3) Charlotte226.5
5) Halifax247.1
8) Saint John133.9
10) Fredton51.5
11) Montreal72.1
12) Quebec City20.6
16) Toronto144.2
17) Ottawa30.9
18) London10.3
21) Winnipeg113.3
22) Brandon10.3
24) Regina144.2
25) Saskatoon10.3
26) Calgary61.8
27) Edmonton278.0
31) Vancouver4513.4
32) Victoria4212.5
33) Kelowna51.5
63) San Diego10.3
70) London, England10.3
94) Province - country6218.4
96) Rural103.0
98) Don't know72.1
Missing63 
TOTAL337100.0
824) If you could live in any country, where would you live? (IFCOUNT5)
TOTAL%
1) Canada31889.3
2) United States185.1
3) Australia41.1
4) Quebec (if independent)10.3
5) China10.3
15) Iceland10.3
28) Poland10.3
33) Spain10.3
35) Switzerland51.4
36) Ukraine10.3
47) Pacific10.3
48) Hawaii30.8
49) Quebec10.3
Missing44 
TOTAL356100.0
825) Has there been any change in the following situation over the past five years? - The general pace of life (CHPACE5)
TOTAL%
1) An increase23360.2
2) A decrease5313.7
3) No change10126.1
Missing13 
TOTAL387100.0
826) Has there been any change in the following situation over the past five years? - Demands on your time (CHDEM5)
TOTAL%
1) An increase19149.2
2) A decrease7619.6
3) No change12131.2
Missing12 
TOTAL388100.0
827) Has there been any change in the following situation over the past five years? - The time you have to do the things you want (CHTIME5)
TOTAL%
1) An increase9725.3
2) A decrease15841.1
3) No change12933.6
Missing16 
TOTAL384100.0
828) Has there been any change in the following situation over the past five years? - The extra money you have on hand (QCHEXTR5)
TOTAL%
1) An increase6015.7
2) A decrease20252.7
3) No change12131.6
Missing17 
TOTAL383100.0
829) Has there been any change in the following situation over the past five years? - The friendliness of strangers (CHFDLY5)
TOTAL%
1) An increase338.6
2) A decrease9825.7
3) No change25165.7
Missing18 
TOTAL382100.0
830) Has there been any change in the following situation over the past five years? - The helpfulness of strangers (CHHELP5)
TOTAL%
1) An increase307.9
2) A decrease9224.3
3) No change25767.8
Missing21 
TOTAL379100.0
831) Has there been any change in the following situation over the past five years? - The cautiousness you have to show to strangers (CHCAUT5)
TOTAL%
1) An increase16444.2
2) A decrease369.7
3) No change17146.1
Missing29 
TOTAL371100.0
832) Has there been any change in the following situation over the past five years? - The amount of crime in Canada (CHCRIME5)
TOTAL%
1) An increase32985.2
2) A decrease153.9
3) No change4210.9
Missing14 
TOTAL386100.0
833) Has there been any change in the following situation over the past five years? - The number of organizations you belong to (CHORGS5)
TOTAL%
1) An increase4211.1
2) A decrease9124.1
3) No change24564.8
Missing22 
TOTAL378100.0
834) Has there been any change in the following situation over the past five years? - How often you attend religious services (CHATT5)
TOTAL%
1) An increase338.6
2) A decrease5614.6
3) No change29576.8
Missing16 
TOTAL384100.0
835) Has there been any change in the following situation over the past five years? - The time you spend watching TV (CHTV5)
TOTAL%
1) An increase7820.1
2) A decrease7719.8
3) No change23460.2
Missing11 
TOTAL389100.0
836) Has there been any change in the following situation over the past five years? - Your interest in spirituality (CHSPIR5)
TOTAL%
1) An increase7720.6
2) A decrease215.6
3) No change27673.8
Missing26 
TOTAL374100.0
837) Has there been any change in the following situation over the past five years? - Your enjoyment of marriage (CHMAR5)
TOTAL%
1) An increase8527.0
2) A decrease268.3
3) No change20464.8
Missing85 
TOTAL315100.0
838) Has there been any change in the following situation over the past five years? - Your general happiness (CHHAP5)
TOTAL%
1) An increase9223.9
2) A decrease5213.5
3) No change24162.6
Missing15 
TOTAL385100.0
839) Has there been any change in the following situation over the past five years? - Your enthusiasm for life (CHENTHU5)
TOTAL%
1) An increase10025.8
2) A decrease5213.4
3) No change23560.7
Missing13 
TOTAL387100.0
840) At what age do you plan to retire? (AGERET5)
TOTAL%
1) Under 658722.3
2) At 65287.2
3) After 65184.6
4) Have no plans328.2
5) Don't intend to retire174.3
6) I am already retired.20853.2
9) Varied10.3
Missing9 
TOTAL391100.0
841) How are things for you these days: very happy, pretty happy or not too happy? (HAPPY5)
TOTAL%
1) Very happy7419.0
2) Pretty happy29174.6
3) Not too happy256.4
Missing10 
TOTAL390100.0
842) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MARRIED: How would you describe your marriage: very happy, pretty happy or not too happy? (HAPMAR5)
TOTAL%
1) Very happy13342.6
2) Pretty happy16352.2
3) Not too happy165.1
Missing88 
TOTAL312100.0
843) How do you feel about the future influence of the following? - The province you live in (FUTPROV5)
TOTAL%
1) Gain power19149.9
2) Lose power7720.1
3) Same11530.0
Missing17 
TOTAL383100.0
844) How do you feel about the future influence of the following? - The traditional family (FUTFAM5)
TOTAL%
1) Gain power6617.2
2) Lose power21756.5
3) Same10126.3
Missing16 
TOTAL384100.0
845) How do you feel about the future influence of the following? - Education (FUTEDUC5)
TOTAL%
1) Gain power16443.0
2) Lose power10026.2
3) Same11730.7
Missing19 
TOTAL381100.0
846) How do you feel about the future influence of the following? - The Arab countries (FUTARAB5)
TOTAL%
1) Gain power10629.0
2) Lose power11331.0
3) Same14439.5
8) Undecided20.5
Missing35 
TOTAL365100.0
847) How do you feel about the future influence of the following? - Science (FUTSCI5)
TOTAL%
1) Gain power29278.1
2) Lose power205.3
3) Same6216.6
Missing26 
TOTAL374100.0
848) How do you feel about the future influence of the following? - The United States (FUTUS5)
TOTAL%
1) Gain power10427.8
2) Lose power12433.2
3) Same14639.0
Missing26 
TOTAL374100.0
849) How do you feel about the future influence of the following? - Women (FUTWOME5)
TOTAL%
1) Gain power26268.4
2) Lose power205.2
3) Same10126.4
Missing17 
TOTAL383100.0
850) How do you feel about the future influence of the following? - Religion (FUTREL5)
TOTAL%
1) Gain power5514.4
2) Lose power14437.8
3) Same18147.5
9) Varied10.3
Missing19 
TOTAL381100.0
851) How do you feel about the future influence of the following? - Europe (FUTEUR5)
TOTAL%
1) Gain power10528.4
2) Lose power7420.0
3) Same19051.4
8) Undecided10.3
Missing30 
TOTAL370100.0
852) How do you feel about the future influence of the following? - Canadian Natives (FUTNATS5)
TOTAL%
1) Gain power19552.1
2) Lose power6016.0
3) Same11931.8
Missing26 
TOTAL374100.0
853) How do you feel about the future influence of the following? - Men (FUTMEN5)
TOTAL%
1) Gain power328.6
2) Lose power11731.5
3) Same22259.8
Missing29 
TOTAL371100.0
854) How do you feel about the future influence of the following? - French Canadians (FUTFREN5)
TOTAL%
1) Gain power6517.4
2) Lose power14037.4
3) Same16945.2
Missing26 
TOTAL374100.0
855) How do you feel about the future influence of the following? - Russia (FUTRUS5)
TOTAL%
1) Gain power5314.4
2) Lose power20756.3
3) Same10729.1
8) Undecided10.3
Missing32 
TOTAL368100.0
856) How do you feel about the future influence of the following? - Atheism (FUTATH5)
TOTAL%
1) Gain power6417.8
2) Lose power8323.1
3) Same21359.2
Missing40 
TOTAL360100.0
857) How do you feel about the future influence of the following? - The United Nation's (FUTUN5)
TOTAL%
1) Gain power8222.5
2) Lose power15241.8
3) Same13035.7
Missing36 
TOTAL364100.0
858) How do you feel about the future influence of the following? - Traditional morality (FUTMOR5)
TOTAL%
1) Gain power6918.7
2) Lose power19352.3
3) Same10729.0
Missing31 
TOTAL369100.0
859) How do you feel about the future influence of the following? - Israel (FUTIS5)
TOTAL%
1) Gain power6718.5
2) Lose power7621.0
3) Same21759.9
8) Undecided20.6
Missing38 
TOTAL362100.0
860) How do you feel about the future influence of the following? - Canada (FUTCAN5)
TOTAL%
1) Gain power15340.8
2) Lose power5414.4
3) Same16844.8
Missing25 
TOTAL375100.0
861) What do you think that Quebec will do? (FUTQUE5)
TOTAL%
1) Remain in Canada32384.1
2) Separate from Canada246.3
3) Establish a sovereignty association with Canada359.1
8) Undecided10.3
9) Varied10.3
Missing16 
TOTAL384100.0
862) Language version of survey (LANGV5)
TOTAL%
1) English38596.3
2) French153.8
TOTAL400100.0
863) Date of completed survey (DATEIN5)
TOTAL%
1) April 15-3010526.3
2) May 1-155413.5
3) May 16-314711.8
4) June 1-1561.5
5) June 16-305714.3
6) July 1-15297.3
7) July 16-31348.5
8) August 1-15256.3
9) After August 154310.8
TOTAL400100.0
864) Age of respondent (AGE5)
TOTAL%
38) 10.3
39) 10.3
41) 10.3
42) 61.5
43) 10.3
44) 51.3
45) 123.1
46) 102.6
47) 133.3
48) 82.1
49) 82.1
50) 71.8
51) 102.6
52) 61.5
53) 133.3
54) 123.1
55) 102.6
56) 71.8
57) 61.5
58) 82.1
59) 133.3
60) 92.3
61) 184.6
62) 112.8
63) 112.8
64) 102.6
65) 71.8
66) 153.8
67) 123.1
68) 82.1
69) 153.8
70) 174.4
71) 92.3
72) 82.1
73) 174.4
74) 82.1
75) 92.3
76) 92.3
77) 71.8
78) 92.3
79) 51.3
80) 51.3
81) 41.0
82) 30.8
83) 20.5
84) 10.3
85) 10.3
86) 10.3
87) 10.3
Missing10 
TOTAL390100.0
865) Age group categories (AGEGR5)
TOTAL%
2) 35-5411429.2
3) 55 and older27670.8
Missing10 
TOTAL390100.0