Project Canada 1980

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All frequencies weighted by 315) WT2
1) ID2 (ID2)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL13014361.102629.21
2) Size of respondent's city/town: (CATEGOR2)
TOTAL%
1) Metropolitan area (100,000 and above)67952.2
2) Small city (10,000-99,999)19615.1
3) Small town (less than 10,000)42632.7
TOTAL1301100.0
3) Respondent's province: (PROVINC2)
TOTAL%
0) Newfoundland312.4
1) British Columbia14611.2
2) Alberta1179
3) Saskatchewan534.1
4) Manitoba564.3
5) Ontario46535.7
6) Quebec34126.2
7) Nova Scotia473.6
8) Prince Edward Island7.5
9) New Brunswick393
TOTAL1302100.0
4) Area of respondent: (AREA2)
TOTAL%
1) Vancouver735.6
2) Prince George272.1
3) Chase241.8
4) Edmonton655
5) Lethbridge11.8
6) Delia241.8
7) Regina181.4
8) Swift Current7.5
9) Star City9.7
10) Winnipeg312.4
11) Thompson4.3
12) MacGregor201.5
13) Toronto25419.5
14) Cornwall332.5
15) Thamesville141.1
16) Montreal17313.3
17) Drummond231.8
18) Champlain181.4
19) Halifax141.1
20) Sydney8.6
21) Mulgrave151.2
22) Charlotte3.2
23) Summerside3.2
24) Cardigan1.1
25) St. John7.5
26) Fredton6.5
27) McAdam241.8
28) St. John's8.6
29) Corner Brook10.8
30) Cupids7.5
31) Salmo221.7
32) Morinvale161.2
33) Nipawn201.5
34) Meaford1048
35) Barrie332.5
36) Ottawa272.1
37) Farnham917
38) Joliette302.3
39) Quebec City6.5
40) Liverpool11.8
41) Kensington1.1
42) Moncton2.2
43) Botwood6.5
TOTAL1303100.0
5) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Energy (ENERGY2)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious59747.6
2) Fairly serious51541.1
3) Not very serious14211.3
Missing46 
TOTAL1254100.0
6) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - The economy (ECONOMY2)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious90171.2
2) Fairly serious32525.7
3) Not very serious393.1
9) Varied1.1
Missing34 
TOTAL1266100.0
7) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Unemployment (UNEMPLO2)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious64550.6
2) Fairly serious52441.1
3) Not very serious1038.1
9) Varied2.2
Missing26 
TOTAL1274100.0
8) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Government (GOVT2)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious52042.3
2) Fairly serious47538.7
3) Not very serious23218.9
9) Varied1.1
Missing73 
TOTAL1228100.0
9) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Canadian unity (UNITY2)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious40032.4
2) Fairly serious48739.4
3) Not very serious34828.2
9) Varied1.1
Missing64 
TOTAL1236100.0
10) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - American influence (AMINFLU2)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious22918.6
2) Fairly serious49440.1
3) Not very serious50741.2
9) Varied1.1
Missing70 
TOTAL1231100.0
11) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - French-English relations (FRENENG2)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious29323.2
2) Fairly serious54943.4
3) Not very serious42133.3
9) Varied2.2
Missing36 
TOTAL1265100.0
12) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Native Indian-White relations (INDWH2)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious19615.7
2) Fairly serious52241.8
3) Not very serious53042.4
9) Varied1.1
Missing52 
TOTAL1249100.0
13) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Federal-Provincial relations (FEDPROV2)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious47438.1
2) Fairly serious51241.2
3) Not very serious25420.4
9) Varied3.2
Missing58 
TOTAL1243100.0
14) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Inequality of women (WOMEN2)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious19816
2) Fairly serious42033.9
3) Not very serious62050.1
9) Varied00
Missing62 
TOTAL1238100.0
15) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Pollution (POLLUT2)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious58846.9
2) Fairly serious52341.7
3) Not very serious14211.3
9) Varied1.1
Missing47 
TOTAL1254100.0
16) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Family breakdown (FAMILY2)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious50840.1
2) Fairly serious53642.3
3) Not very serious22117.5
9) Varied1.1
Missing34 
TOTAL1266100.0
17) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Crime (CRIME2)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious67552.8
2) Fairly serious48638
3) Not very serious1128.8
8) Undecided1.1
9) Varied4.3
Missing23 
TOTAL1278100.0
18) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Poverty (POVERTY2)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious34827.9
2) Fairly serious55744.6
3) Not very serious34227.4
9) Varied2.2
Missing52 
TOTAL1249100.0
19) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Drugs (DRUGS2)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious61648.2
2) Fairly serious48237.7
3) Not very serious17813.9
9) Varied1.1
Missing23 
TOTAL1277100.0
20) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Alcoholism (ALCOHOL2)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious55443.6
2) Fairly serious52441.2
3) Not very serious19014.9
9) Varied4.3
Missing29 
TOTAL1272100.0
21) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Violence (VIOLENC2)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious62849.7
2) Fairly serious47437.5
3) Not very serious16112.7
9) Varied00
Missing38 
TOTAL1263100.0
22) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Juvenile delinquency (JUVDEL2)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious52241.4
2) Fairly serious53842.7
3) Not very serious19615.6
9) Varied4.3
Missing42 
TOTAL1260100.0
23) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Sexual assault (SEXUAL2)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious45736.2
2) Fairly serious53942.7
3) Not very serious26220.8
9) Varied3.2
Missing40 
TOTAL1261100.0
24) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Mental disorders (MENTDIS2)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious24119.2
2) Fairly serious59547.5
3) Not very serious41533.1
8) Undecided2.2
Missing47 
TOTAL1253100.0
25) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Wife-beating (WIFEBEA2)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious27221.8
2) Fairly serious54843.8
3) Not very serious42834.2
9) Varied2.2
Missing50 
TOTAL1250100.0
26) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Suicide (SUICIDE2)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious23819
2) Fairly serious51340.9
3) Not very serious50440.2
Missing46 
TOTAL1255100.0
27) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Child abuse (CHILDAB2)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious51540.7
2) Fairly serious56144.3
3) Not very serious18914.9
9) Varied1.1
Missing35 
TOTAL1266100.0
28) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Other, first mention (PROBS801)
TOTAL%
1) Education1411.8
2) Elderly32.5
3) Environment32.5
4) Housing00
5) Immigrants43.4
6) Legal1310.9
7) Morality1815.1
8) Politics65
9) Regionalism1.8
10) Unions32.5
11) Welfare abuse00
12) Welfare assistance00
13) Women00
14) Racism43.4
15) Religious decline21.7
16) Apathy00
17) Banking54.2
20) Other4336.1
Missing1181 
TOTAL119100.0
29) How serious do you think the following problem is in Canada today? - Other, second mention (PROBS802)
TOTAL%
1) Education812.3
2) Elderly46.2
3) Environment46.2
4) Housing11.5
5) Immigrants11.5
6) Legal812.3
7) Morality69.2
8) Politics23.1
9) Regionalism57.7
10) Unions57.7
11) Welfare abuse00
14) Racism00
15) Drop in Christian commitment/participation11.5
16) Apathy23.1
20) Miscellaneous1827.7
Missing1237 
TOTAL65100.0
30) Concerning bilingualism in Canada, would you say Canada should have two official languages (French and English), one official language (French only or English only), or no official language? (BILING2)
TOTAL%
1) Canada should have two official languages - French and English.70754.9
2) Canada should have one official language - French.251.9
3) Canada should have one official language - English.45735.5
4) Canada should have no official language.705.4
5) Other221.7
8) Undecided3.2
9) Varied4.3
Missing14 
TOTAL1288100.0
31) How do you feel about the contribution of the following province in keeping Canada together? - British Columbia (BC2)
TOTAL%
1) Tends to further unity30026.4
2) Tends to create division45440
3) Little impact either way37633.1
8) Undecided5.4
9) Varied1.1
Missing165 
TOTAL1136100.0
32) How do you feel about the contribution of the following province in keeping Canada together? - Alberta (ALTA2)
TOTAL%
1) Tends to further unity20517.9
2) Tends to create division82972.3
3) Little impact either way1039
8) Undecided6.5
9) Varied3.3
Missing155 
TOTAL1146100.0
33) How do you feel about the contribution of the following province in keeping Canada together? - Saskatchewan (SASK2)
TOTAL%
1) Tends to further unity37033.1
2) Tends to create division20618.4
3) Little impact either way53247.5
8) Undecided10.9
9) Varied1.1
Missing183 
TOTAL1119100.0
34) How do you feel about the contribution of the following province in keeping Canada together? - Manitoba (MAN2)
TOTAL%
1) Tends to further unity34631.5
2) Tends to create division17015.5
3) Little impact either way56951.8
8) Undecided9.8
9) Varied5.5
Missing202 
TOTAL1099100.0
35) How do you feel about the contribution of the following province in keeping Canada together? - Ontario (ONT2)
TOTAL%
1) Tends to further unity61253.8
2) Tends to create division31027.2
3) Little impact either way20718.2
8) Undecided9.8
9) Varied00
Missing162 
TOTAL1138100.0
36) How do you feel about the contribution of the following province in keeping Canada together? - Quebec (QUE2)
TOTAL%
1) Tends to further unity12510.6
2) Tends to create division98683.5
3) Little impact either way635.3
8) Undecided5.4
9) Varied2.2
Missing119 
TOTAL1181100.0
37) How do you feel about the contribution of the following province in keeping Canada together? - Nova Scotia (NS2)
TOTAL%
1) Tends to further unity36032.1
2) Tends to create division807.1
3) Little impact either way67159.8
8) Undecided10.9
9) Varied2.2
Missing178 
TOTAL1123100.0
38) How do you feel about the contribution of the following province in keeping Canada together? - Prince Edward Island (PEI2)
TOTAL%
1) Tends to further unity34330.6
2) Tends to create division625.5
3) Little impact either way70863.2
8) Undecided8.7
9) Varied00
Missing180 
TOTAL1121100.0
39) How do you feel about the contribution of the following province in keeping Canada together? - New Brunswick (NB2)
TOTAL%
1) Tends to further unity39234.8
2) Tends to create division938.3
3) Little impact either way63456.3
8) Undecided8.7
9) Varied00
Missing175 
TOTAL1127100.0
40) How do you feel about the contribution of the following province in keeping Canada together? - Newfoundland (NFLD2)
TOTAL%
1) Tends to further unity28625.7
2) Tends to create division24321.9
3) Little impact either way57351.6
8) Undecided7.6
9) Varied2.2
Missing189 
TOTAL1111100.0
41) How many persons from the following group would you say you are closely acquainted with at the present time? - Protestants (ACQPROT2)
TOTAL%
0) None20116.4
1) 1292.4
2) 2-3998.1
4) 4 or more89873.1
9) Varied1.1
Missing73 
TOTAL1228100.0
42) How many persons from the following group would you say you are closely acquainted with at the present time? - Roman Catholics (ACQCATH2)
TOTAL%
0) None917.2
1) 1685.4
2) 2-313710.9
4) 4 or more95976.3
9) Varied2.2
Missing44 
TOTAL1257100.0
43) How many persons from the following group would you say you are closely acquainted with at the present time? - Jews (ACQJEW2)
TOTAL%
0) None65655.4
1) 11149.6
2) 2-316413.9
4) 4 or more24921
9) Varied1.1
Missing117 
TOTAL1184100.0
44) How many persons from the following group would you say you are closely acquainted with at the present time? - French Canadians (ACQFREN2)
TOTAL%
0) None33327
1) 115212.3
2) 2-320116.3
4) 4 or more54744.3
9) Varied2.2
Missing65 
TOTAL1235100.0
45) How many persons from the following group would you say you are closely acquainted with at the present time? - English Canadians (ACQENG2)
TOTAL%
0) None1139.1
1) 1352.8
2) 2-3685.5
4) 4 or more102782.4
9) Varied3.2
Missing55 
TOTAL1246100.0
46) How many persons from the following group would you say you are closely acquainted with at the present time? - Orientals (ACQORIE2)
TOTAL%
0) None63653
1) 115312.8
2) 2-321017.5
4) 4 or more20016.7
9) Varied1.1
Missing100 
TOTAL1200100.0
47) How many persons from the following group would you say you are closely acquainted with at the present time? - Canadian Indians (ACQIND2)
TOTAL%
0) None81067.1
1) 11139.4
2) 2-316513.7
4) 4 or more1179.7
9) Varied3.2
Missing92 
TOTAL1208100.0
48) How many persons from the following group would you say you are closely acquainted with at the present time? - Blacks (ACQBLAC2)
TOTAL%
0) None74161.3
1) 114411.9
2) 2-317614.6
4) 4 or more14612.1
9) Varied1.1
Missing92 
TOTAL1208100.0
49) How many persons from the following group would you say you are closely acquainted with at the present time? - East Indians or Pakistanis (ACQEIND2)
TOTAL%
0) None83469.1
1) 113911.5
2) 2-315612.9
4) 4 or more776.4
9) Varied1.1
Missing93 
TOTAL1207100.0
50) Is there any area within a mile of your home where you would be afraid to walk alone at night? (FEAR2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes51139.7
2) No77760.3
Missing14 
TOTAL1288100.0
51) Have you ever been threatened with a gun or shot at in Canada? (GUN2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes675.3
2) No120694.7
Missing28 
TOTAL1273100.0
52) During 1979, did anyone break into or somehow illegally get into your apartment or home? (BURGLAR2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1219.4
2) No116090.6
Missing19 
TOTAL1281100.0
53) During 1979, did anyone take something from you by using force - such as a stickup, mugging or threat? (ROBBERY2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes231.8
2) No126198.2
Missing17 
TOTAL1284100.0
54) In general, do you think the courts deal too harshly or not harshly enough with criminals? (COURTS2)
TOTAL%
1) Too harshly362.8
2) Not harshly enough103781
3) About right17713.8
8) Undecided8.6
9) Varied221.7
Missing21 
TOTAL1280100.0
55) Which of the following comes closest to your view of people? (PEOPLE2)
TOTAL%
1) People are basically good and usually try to be fair.44234.5
2) People are basically good but have to look out for themselves.41332.2
3) People are basically bad.131
4) People are not basically anything; they simply are all different.39530.8
8) Undecided2.2
9) Varied181.4
Missing18 
TOTAL1283100.0
56) Please put yourself in the situation of just having met a person and the only thing you know about them is the following. What do you think your immediate reaction would be? - An alcoholic (ALHOLIC2)
TOTAL%
1) At ease56844.7
2) A bit uneasy56744.6
3) Very uneasy13410.5
9) Varied3.2
Missing29 
TOTAL1272100.0
57) Please put yourself in the situation of just having met a person and the only thing you know about them is the following. What do you think your immediate reaction would be? - A former mental patient (FMPAT2)
TOTAL%
1) At ease39931.3
2) A bit uneasy68553.8
3) Very uneasy18414.4
8) Undecided2.2
9) Varied4.3
Missing26 
TOTAL1274100.0
58) Please put yourself in the situation of just having met a person and the only thing you know about them is the following. What do you think your immediate reaction would be? - A male homosexual (HOMOSXL2)
TOTAL%
1) At ease44735.4
2) A bit uneasy43234.2
3) Very uneasy37729.8
8) Undecided4.3
9) Varied4.3
Missing37 
TOTAL1264100.0
59) Please put yourself in the situation of just having met a person and the only thing you know about them is the following. What do you think your immediate reaction would be? - A drug user (DRUGUSE2)
TOTAL%
1) At ease36128.6
2) A bit uneasy50540
3) Very uneasy38730.7
8) Undecided5.4
9) Varied3.2
Missing40 
TOTAL1261100.0
60) Please put yourself in the situation of just having met a person and the only thing you know about them is the following. What do you think your immediate reaction would be? - An ex-convict (EXCON2)
TOTAL%
1) At ease32825.9
2) A bit uneasy66652.6
3) Very uneasy26220.7
8) Undecided4.3
9) Varied6.5
Missing35 
TOTAL1266100.0
61) Please put yourself in the situation of just having met a person and the only thing you know about them is the following. What do you think your immediate reaction would be? - A female homosexual (LESBIAN2)
TOTAL%
1) At ease46737.1
2) A bit uneasy46336.8
3) Very uneasy31925.4
8) Undecided6.5
9) Varied3.2
Missing42 
TOTAL1258100.0
62) Please put yourself in the situation of just having met a person and the only thing you know about them is the following. What do you think your immediate reaction would be? - A drug addict (DRUGADD2)
TOTAL%
1) At ease20816.5
2) A bit uneasy52341.4
3) Very uneasy52341.4
8) Undecided6.5
9) Varied3.2
Missing38 
TOTAL1263100.0
63) Please put yourself in the situation of just having met a person and the only thing you know about them is the following. What do you think your immediate reaction would be? - A Canadian Indian (INDIAN2)
TOTAL%
1) At ease108585.8
2) A bit uneasy16312.9
3) Very uneasy10.8
8) Undecided2.2
9) Varied4.3
Missing37 
TOTAL1264100.0
64) Please put yourself in the situation of just having met a person and the only thing you know about them is the following. What do you think your immediate reaction would be? - An Oriental (ORIENT2)
TOTAL%
1) At ease113190
2) A bit uneasy1048.3
3) Very uneasy181.4
9) Varied4.3
Missing44 
TOTAL1257100.0
65) Please put yourself in the situation of just having met a person and the only thing you know about them is the following. What do you think your immediate reaction would be? - A black (BLACK2)
TOTAL%
1) At ease111488.1
2) A bit uneasy13010.3
3) Very uneasy151.2
9) Varied6.5
Missing36 
TOTAL1265100.0
66) Please put yourself in the situation of just having met a person and the only thing you know about them is the following. What do you think your immediate reaction would be? - An East Indian or Pakistani (EINDIAN2)
TOTAL%
1) At ease97477.5
2) A bit uneasy23318.5
3) Very uneasy473.7
9) Varied3.2
Missing43 
TOTAL1257100.0
67) Please put yourself in the situation of just having met a person and the only thing you know about them is the following. What do you think your immediate reaction would be? - A Jew (JEWS2)
TOTAL%
1) At ease116992.9
2) A bit uneasy776.1
3) Very uneasy10.8
9) Varied3.2
Missing41 
TOTAL1259100.0
68) Do you approve of marriages between - Whites and Canadian Indians? (WCIMARR2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes100680
2) No24419.4
8) Undecided4.3
9) Varied3.2
Missing43 
TOTAL1257100.0
69) Do you approve of marriages between - Whites and blacks? (WBMARR2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes80163.5
2) No45436
8) Undecided2.2
9) Varied5.4
Missing39 
TOTAL1262100.0
70) Do you approve of marriages between - Whites and Orientals? (WOMARR2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes92274.3
2) No31225.1
8) Undecided3.2
9) Varied4.3
Missing60 
TOTAL1241100.0
71) Do you approve of marriages between - Whites and East Indians or Pakistanis? (WEIMARR2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes80265.5
2) No41233.7
8) Undecided2.2
9) Varied8.7
Missing76 
TOTAL1224100.0
72) Do you approve of marriages between - Protestants and Roman Catholics? (PCMARR2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes111087.7
2) No14711.6
8) Undecided2.2
9) Varied6.5
Missing35 
TOTAL1265100.0
73) Do you approve of marriages between - Protestants and Jews? (PJMARR2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes104083.3
2) No20016
8) Undecided3.2
9) Varied5.4
Missing53 
TOTAL1248100.0
74) Do you approve of marriages between - Jews and Roman Catholics? (JRCMARR2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes99980
2) No24219.4
8) Undecided3.2
9) Varied5.4
Missing52 
TOTAL1249100.0
75) Do you feel that any racial or cultural groups in your community are discriminated against? Is the discrimination getting worse, getting better, neither better nor worse, or is there no longer a problem, or has there never been a problem with discrimination? (DISCRIM2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, and it's getting worse.17313.7
2) Yes, but it's getting better.19115.2
3) Yes, but it's no better or worse.32726
4) No, although it was a problem in the past.1098.7
5) No, and such a problem has never been very serious.45035.7
8) Undecided3.2
9) Varied7.6
Missing41 
TOTAL1260100.0
76) There has been a lot of talk about how morals and attitudes toward sex are changing in this country. What is your opinion of the following? - A man and a woman having sex relations before marriage (PREMARS2)
TOTAL%
1) Always wrong19515.1
2) Almost always wrong13510.5
3) Sometimes wrong36328.2
4) Not wrong at all58945.7
8) Undecided2.2
9) Varied5.4
Missing12 
TOTAL1289100.0
77) There has been a lot of talk about how morals and attitudes toward sex are changing in this country. What is your opinion of the following? - A married person having sex relations with someone other than the marriage partner (XMARSEX2)
TOTAL%
1) Always wrong67452.3
2) Almost always wrong34326.6
3) Sometimes wrong22517.5
4) Not wrong at all473.6
9) Varied00
Missing11 
TOTAL1289100.0
78) There has been a lot of talk about how morals and attitudes toward sex are changing in this country. What is your opinion of the following? - Two adults of the same sex having sex relations (HOMOSEX2)
TOTAL%
1) Always wrong78561.5
2) Almost always wrong987.7
3) Sometimes wrong18314.3
4) Not wrong at all20516.1
8) Undecided3.2
9) Varied2.2
Missing25 
TOTAL1276100.0
79) Which of these statements comes closest to your feelings about the distribution of pornography? (PORNLAW2)
TOTAL%
1) There should be no laws forbidding its distribution.917.2
2) There should be laws forbidding its distribution to persons under 18.72057
3) There should be laws forbidding its distribution to all ages.44435.1
8) Undecided1.1
9) Varied8.6
Missing37 
TOTAL1264100.0
80) Do you think it should be possible for a pregnant woman to obtain a legal abortion if - There is a strong chance of serious defect in the baby? (ABDEFEC2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes110887.1
2) No15512.2
8) Undecided9.7
Missing28 
TOTAL1272100.0
81) Do you think it should be possible for a pregnant woman to obtain a legal abortion if - She is married and does not want to have any more children? (ABNOMOR2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes58646.7
2) No66853.2
8) Undecided2.2
9) Varied00
Missing45 
TOTAL1256100.0
82) Do you think it should be possible for a pregnant woman to obtain a legal abortion if - Her own health is seriously endangered by the pregnancy? (ABHLTH2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes120294.4
2) No655.1
8) Undecided5.4
9) Varied1.1
Missing27 
TOTAL1273100.0
83) 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 not afford more children? (ABPOOR2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes69355
2) No56144.6
8) Undecided5.4
Missing42 
TOTAL1259100.0
84) Do you think it should be possible for a pregnant woman to obtain a legal abortion if - She become pregnant as a result of rape? (ABRAPE2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes107584.8
2) No17814
8) Undecided131
9) Varied1.1
Missing35 
TOTAL1267100.0
85) Do you think it should be possible for a pregnant woman to obtain a legal abortion if - She is not married but does not want to marry the man? (ABSINGL2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes63650.4
2) No62449.4
8) Undecided2.2
9) Varied00
Missing38 
TOTAL1262100.0
86) Do you think birth control information should be available to teenagers who want it? (TEENINF2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes123995.5
2) No554.2
8) Undecided00
9) Varied3.2
Missing3 
TOTAL1297100.0
87) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the following statement. - Canada should follow a policy of opening its doors to displaced persons (refugees), whoever they may be. (REFUGEE2)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree1088.5
2) Agree33126
3) Disagree52541.2
4) Strongly disagree30924.2
8) Undecided00
9) Varied2.2
Missing25 
TOTAL1275100.0
88) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the following statement. - Because not all Canadians have the same religious beliefs, it would be better not to have prayers said in public schools. (PRAYERS2)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree16613
2) Agree32525.5
3) Disagree47937.5
4) Strongly disagree30624
8) Undecided00
9) Varied00
Missing25 
TOTAL1276100.0
89) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the following statement. - Law enforcement is applied evenly to all those who break the law. (LAWENF2)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree32725.8
2) Agree14411.3
3) Disagree41933
4) Strongly disagree37029.2
8) Undecided6.5
9) Varied3.2
Missing33 
TOTAL1269100.0
90) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the following statement. - Nowadays, a person has to live pretty much for today and let tomorrow take care of itself. (ANOMIA12)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree1078.5
2) Agree24419.4
3) Disagree60948.4
4) Strongly disagree29423.4
8) Undecided3.2
9) Varied1.1
Missing42 
TOTAL1258100.0
91) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the following statement. - The use of marijuana should be legalized. (MARIJ2)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree1108.7
2) Agree25320
3) Disagree37930
4) Strongly disagree52041.1
8) Undecided2.2
9) Varied00
Missing37 
TOTAL1264100.0
92) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the following statement. - War is justified when other ways of settling international disputes fail. (WAR2)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree514.1
2) Agree18614.8
3) Disagree38730.9
4) Strongly disagree62049.5
8) Undecided7.6
9) Varied2.2
Missing48 
TOTAL1253100.0
93) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the following statement. - The problem with Canadian Indians is that they would rather live on handouts than get out and work like other people. (CANINDS2)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree987.8
2) Agree28522.7
3) Disagree55544.3
4) Strongly disagree31024.7
8) Undecided1.1
9) Varied5.4
Missing47 
TOTAL1254100.0
94) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the following statement. - Homosexuals are entitled to the same rights as other Canadians. (HOMORTS2)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree24219.4
2) Agree63450.8
3) Disagree21417.1
4) Strongly disagree15412.3
8) Undecided4.3
Missing53 
TOTAL1248100.0
95) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the following statement. - In spite of what some people say, the lot of the average person is getting worse, not better. (ANOMIA22)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree16012.7
2) Agree51340.9
3) Disagree50039.8
4) Strongly disagree766.1
8) Undecided6.5
9) Varied00
Missing46 
TOTAL1255100.0
96) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the following statement. - The death penalty should be exercised in some instances. (CAPPUN2)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree59646.7
2) Agree45035.3
3) Disagree1028
4) Strongly disagree1209.4
8) Undecided6.5
9) Varied2.2
Missing24 
TOTAL1276100.0
97) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the following statement. - Trudeau is doing a pretty good job as prime minister. (TRUDEAU2)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree1259.9
2) Agree43034
3) Disagree33126.1
4) Strongly disagree36228.6
8) Undecided4.3
9) Varied141.1
Missing36 
TOTAL1266100.0
98) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the following statement. - Divorce in this country should be easier to obtain than it is now. (DIVEASY2)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree16012.7
2) Agree36328.9
3) Disagree52441.8
4) Strongly disagree20716.5
8) Undecided00
9) Varied1.1
Missing45 
TOTAL1255100.0
99) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the following statement. - It's hardly fair to bring children into the world with the way things look for the future. (ANOMIA32)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree13010.3
2) Agree26320.8
3) Disagree60047.4
4) Strongly disagree26020.6
8) Undecided5.4
9) Varied7.6
Missing35 
TOTAL1265100.0
100) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the following statement. - Anyone who works hard will rise to the top. (CHANCE2)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree17113.5
2) Agree38330.2
3) Disagree55043.4
4) Strongly disagree15111.9
8) Undecided3.2
9) Varied9.7
Missing33 
TOTAL1267100.0
101) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the following statement. - A person should retire at 65, regardless of health. (RETIRE2)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree15011.7
2) Agree18814.7
3) Disagree63049.3
4) Strongly disagree30824.1
9) Varied3.2
Missing22 
TOTAL1279100.0
102) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the following statement. - The political and economic system we have in this country is about the best there is. (BESTSYS2)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree957.6
2) Agree56345.3
3) Disagree47538.2
4) Strongly disagree1038.3
8) Undecided3.2
9) Varied3.2
Missing58 
TOTAL1242100.0
103) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the following statement. - These days a person doesn't really know whom he can count on. (ANOMIA42)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree14811.7
2) Agree53642.3
3) Disagree51840.9
4) Strongly disagree635
8) Undecided00
9) Varied3.2
Missing33 
TOTAL1268100.0
104) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the following statement. - Jews, in general, are inclined to be more loyal to Israel than to Canada. (JEWLOY2)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree736.4
2) Agree32928.6
3) Disagree62554.4
4) Strongly disagree948.2
8) Undecided221.9
9) Varied6.5
Missing152 
TOTAL1149100.0
105) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the following statement. - People like me don't have any say about what the government does. (SAYGOVT2)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree24319.2
2) Agree41232.5
3) Disagree46436.6
4) Strongly disagree14311.3
8) Undecided00
9) Varied6.5
Missing32 
TOTAL1268100.0
106) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the following statement. - Ministers should stick to religion and not concern themselves with social, economic and political issues. (CLERGY2)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree23518.5
2) Agree27521.7
3) Disagree57245.1
4) Strongly disagree18414.5
9) Varied3.2
Missing32 
TOTAL1269100.0
107) Thinking about all the different kinds of governments in the world today, which of these statements comes closest to how you feel about communism? (COMMUN2)
TOTAL%
1) It's a good form of government.403.2
2) It's all right for some countries.22617.9
3) It's bad, but no worse than some others.48938.6
4) It's the worst kind of all.50640
9) Varied5.4
Missing34 
TOTAL1266100.0
108) With respect to your political views, how would you rate yourself? (POLVIEW2)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely liberal544.4
2) Liberal29624.1
3) Moderate, middle of the road60048.8
4) Conservative24219.7
5) Extremely conservative272.2
9) Varied11.9
Missing71 
TOTAL1230100.0
109) Did you vote in the 1980 federal election? (VOTE802)
TOTAL%
1) Yes113988.4
2) No14911.6
Missing13 
TOTAL1288100.0
110) If a person cannot afford it, do you think they have a right to - A university education? (RTCOL2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes104582.7
2) No19015
3) Qualified yes221.7
8) Undecided3.2
9) Varied4.3
Missing36 
TOTAL1264100.0
111) If a person cannot afford it, do you think they have a right to - Adequate housing? (RTHOUSE2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes116492.2
2) No685.4
3) Qualified yes241.9
8) Undecided1.1
9) Varied5.4
Missing38 
TOTAL1262100.0
112) If a person cannot afford it, do you think they have a right to - Medical care? (RTMEDIC2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes122796.2
2) No211.6
3) Qualified yes252
8) Undecided00
9) Varied3.2
Missing24 
TOTAL1276100.0
113) If a person cannot afford it, do you think they have a right to - Dental care? (RTDENT2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes114791.3
2) No826.5
3) Qualified yes221.8
8) Undecided00
9) Varied5.4
Missing44 
TOTAL1256100.0
114) If a person cannot afford it, do you think they have a right to - A minimum income adequate to live on? (RTINCOM2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes109186.5
2) No12610
3) Qualified yes342.7
8) Undecided2.2
9) Varied8.6
Missing40 
TOTAL1261100.0
115) Considerable controversy has taken place over the proper role of women in Canada today. Please indicate whether you agree or disagree with the following. - Married women should not be employed if their husbands are capable of supporting them. (FEWORK2)
TOTAL%
1) Agree33826.7
2) Disagree92673
8) Undecided2.2
9) Varied2.2
Missing33 
TOTAL1268100.0
116) Considerable controversy has taken place over the proper role of women in Canada today. Please indicate whether you agree or disagree with the following. - Women should take care of running their homes and leave running the country up to the men. (FEHOME2)
TOTAL%
1) Agree17914.1
2) Disagree108785.7
8) Undecided1.1
9) Varied1.1
Missing33 
TOTAL1268100.0
117) Considerable controversy has taken place over the proper role of women in Canada today. Please indicate whether you agree or disagree with the following. - Women who do the same work as men should receive the same pay. (FEPAY2)
TOTAL%
1) Agree114690
2) Disagree12710
8) Undecided00
9) Varied00
Missing28 
TOTAL1273100.0
118) Thinking now of your life outside of formal work, how often would you estimate that you do the following? - Spend an evening with relatives (EVERELS2)
TOTAL%
1) Very often37029
2) Sometimes84265.9
3) Never655.1
Missing24 
TOTAL1277100.0
119) Thinking now of your life outside of formal work, how often would you estimate that you do the following? - Read the newspaper (PAPER2)
TOTAL%
1) Very often89569.9
2) Sometimes35727.9
3) Never282.2
Missing21 
TOTAL1280100.0
120) Thinking now of your life outside of formal work, how often would you estimate that you do the following? - Attend a movie (MOVIE2)
TOTAL%
1) Very often997.8
2) Sometimes86167.8
3) Never30924.3
Missing31 
TOTAL1269100.0
121) Thinking now of your life outside of formal work, how often would you estimate that you do the following? - Read books (BOOKS2)
TOTAL%
1) Very often68253.5
2) Sometimes49839.1
3) Never957.5
Missing26 
TOTAL1275100.0
122) Thinking now of your life outside of formal work, how often would you estimate that you do the following? - Jog (JOG2)
TOTAL%
1) Very often766
2) Sometimes31324.8
3) Never87269.2
Missing40 
TOTAL1261100.0
123) Thinking now of your life outside of formal work, how often would you estimate that you do the following? - Listen to music (MUSIC2)
TOTAL%
1) Very often77260.3
2) Sometimes48337.7
3) Never262
Missing19 
TOTAL1281100.0
124) Thinking now of your life outside of formal work, how often would you estimate that you do the following? - Attend parties (PARTIES2)
TOTAL%
1) Very often12710
2) Sometimes99378.3
3) Never14811.7
9) Varied00
Missing32 
TOTAL1268100.0
125) Thinking now of your life outside of formal work, how often would you estimate that you do the following? - Go out for dinner (DINNER2)
TOTAL%
1) Very often30623.9
2) Sometimes88969.4
3) Never866.7
Missing20 
TOTAL1281100.0
126) Thinking now of your life outside of formal work, how often would you estimate that you do the following? - Smoke cigarettes (SMOKE2)
TOTAL%
1) Very often41632.7
2) Sometimes1199.3
3) Never73858
Missing28 
TOTAL1273100.0
127) Thinking now of your life outside of formal work, how often would you estimate that you do the following? - Attend an athletic event (SPEVENT2)
TOTAL%
1) Very often1249.8
2) Sometimes69054.5
3) Never45135.7
Missing37 
TOTAL1265100.0
128) Thinking now of your life outside of formal work, how often would you estimate that you do the following? - Watch or listen to the news (NEWS2)
TOTAL%
1) Very often101879.6
2) Sometimes24319
3) Never151.2
8) Undecided1.1
9) Varied2.2
Missing23 
TOTAL1279100.0
129) Thinking now of your life outside of formal work, how often would you estimate that you do the following? - Attend a play (PLAY2)
TOTAL%
1) Very often907.1
2) Sometimes69755.2
3) Never47637.7
Missing38 
TOTAL1263100.0
130) Thinking now of your life outside of formal work, how often would you estimate that you do the following? - Spend an evening with friends (EVEFRND2)
TOTAL%
1) Very often49238.4
2) Sometimes74958.5
3) Never403.1
Missing21 
TOTAL1281100.0
131) Thinking now of your life outside of formal work, how often would you estimate that you do the following? - Drink alcohol (DRINK2)
TOTAL%
1) Very often15011.8
2) Sometimes82965
3) Never29623.2
Missing26 
TOTAL1275100.0
132) Thinking now of your life outside of formal work, how often would you estimate that you do the following? - Participate in sports (SPORTS2)
TOTAL%
1) Very often18514.6
2) Sometimes58646.1
3) Never50039.3
Missing30 
TOTAL1271100.0
133) Thinking now of your life outside of formal work, how often would you estimate that you do the following? - Dance (DANCE2)
TOTAL%
1) Very often13410.6
2) Sometimes81964.5
3) Never31725
Missing31 
TOTAL1270100.0
134) Thinking now of your life outside of formal work, how often would you estimate that you do the following? - Go out to a lounge or bar (LOUNGE2)
TOTAL%
1) Very often624.9
2) Sometimes59947.2
3) Never60847.9
Missing32 
TOTAL1269100.0
135) Thinking now of your life outside of formal work, how often would you estimate that you do the following? - Engage in a hobby (HOBBY2)
TOTAL%
1) Very often47437.5
2) Sometimes65251.5
3) Never13610.8
9) Varied3.2
Missing36 
TOTAL1265100.0
136) Thinking now of your life outside of formal work, how often would you estimate that you do the following? - Read magazines (MAGAZIN2)
TOTAL%
1) Very often61247.8
2) Sometimes60247.1
3) Never655.1
Missing21 
TOTAL1279100.0
137) Please indicate whether or not you are a formal member of - A labor union. (MEMUNIO2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes29261.9
2) No18038.1
Missing829 
TOTAL472100.0
138) Please indicate whether or not you are a formal member of - A political group. (MEMPOLI2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes16342.7
2) No21957.3
Missing919 
TOTAL382100.0
139) Please indicate whether or not you are a formal member of - A service club. (MEMSERV2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes27460.8
2) No17739.2
Missing850 
TOTAL451100.0
140) Please indicate whether or not you are a formal member of - A sports group. (MEMSPOR2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes29860.2
2) No19739.8
Missing806 
TOTAL495100.0
141) Please indicate whether or not you are a formal member of - A hobby-related group. (MEMHOBB2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes27659.9
2) No18540.1
Missing840 
TOTAL461100.0
142) Please indicate whether or not you are a formal member of - A nationality group. (MEMNAT2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes5419.1
2) No22880.9
Missing1019 
TOTAL282100.0
143) Please indicate whether or not you are a formal member of - A church or synagogue. (MEMCHUR2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes54678.3
2) No15121.7
Missing604 
TOTAL697100.0
144) Please indicate whether or not you are a formal member of - A fraternity or sorority. (MEMGREE2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes9529.8
2) No22470.2
Missing982 
TOTAL319100.0
145) Please indicate whether or not you are a formal member of - A farm organization. (MEMFARM2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes7323.9
2) No23276.1
Missing995 
TOTAL305100.0
146) Please indicate whether or not you are a formal member of - Any other group. (MEMOTHE2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes19252.3
2) No17547.7
Missing933 
TOTAL367100.0
147) Thinking specifically now of religious services, how often do you attend them? (ATTEND2)
TOTAL%
1) Never24719.2
2) Less than once a year14411.2
3) About once a year17313.4
4) Several times a year25219.6
5) About once a month695.4
6) 2-3 times a month423.3
7) Nearly every week1078.3
8) Every week18814.6
9) Several times a week655.1
Missing13 
TOTAL1287100.0
148) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MARRIED: How often does your husband or wife attend religious services? As often as you do, more often than you, less often than you? (SPATTEN2)
TOTAL%
1) As often as I do56365.4
2) More often than I do13315.4
3) Less often than I do16519.2
Missing439 
TOTAL861100.0
149) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE SCHOOL-AGE CHILDREN: How frequently - if - do your children attend Sunday school or religious classes of instruction which are not part of their regular school day? (CHATTEN2)
TOTAL%
1) Regularly14729.3
2) Often397.8
3) Sometimes16031.9
4) Never15430.7
9) Varied1.2
Missing800 
TOTAL501100.0
150) How much time would you say you usually spend watching TV each week? (TV2)
TOTAL%
1) 1-5 hours28922.4
2) 6-10 hours31824.6
3) 11-15 hours27821.5
4) 16-30 hours29122.5
5) More than 30 hours624.8
6) Rarely or never524
9) Varied1.1
Missing11 
TOTAL1291100.0
151) Do you ever make a point of listening to or watching religious services on radio or television? (RELIGTV2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, regularly776
2) Yes, sometimes29022.6
3) Very seldom22717.7
4) No or practically never69153.8
Missing16 
TOTAL1285100.0
152) How much satisfaction would you say you receive from the following area of your life? - Your friendships (SATFRND2)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal65551.4
2) Quite a bit41732.7
3) Some16112.6
4) A little352.7
5) None3.2
9) Varied4.3
Missing25 
TOTAL1275100.0
153) How much satisfaction would you say you receive from the following area of your life? - Your marriage (if applicable) (SATMAR2)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal60667.8
2) Quite a bit19922.3
3) Some546
4) A little182
5) None171.9
9) Varied00
Missing407 
TOTAL894100.0
154) How much satisfaction would you say you receive from the following area of your life? - Your leisure activities (SATHOBB2)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal54243.3
2) Quite a bit45836.6
3) Some19215.3
4) A little493.9
5) None10.8
9) Varied2.2
Missing47 
TOTAL1253100.0
155) How much satisfaction would you say you receive from the following area of your life? - The city or town you live in (SATCITY2)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal32426
2) Quite a bit43434.8
3) Some32025.7
4) A little13711
5) None312.5
Missing55 
TOTAL1246100.0
156) How much satisfaction would you say you receive from the following area of your life? - Your children (if applicable) (SATCHIL2)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal66676.6
2) Quite a bit15117.4
3) Some293.3
4) A little121.4
5) None8.9
9) Varied3.3
Missing431 
TOTAL869100.0
157) How much satisfaction would you say you receive from the following area of your life? - Your job (if applicable) (SATJOB2)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal35735.5
2) Quite a bit37337
3) Some18017.9
4) A little676.7
5) None303
Missing294 
TOTAL1007100.0
158) How much satisfaction would you say you receive from the following area of your life? - Your household duties (SATHOUS2)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal18815.6
2) Quite a bit33127.5
3) Some42335.2
4) A little19216
5) None685.7
9) Varied00
Missing99 
TOTAL1202100.0
159) How much satisfaction would you say you receive from the following area of your life? - Your family life generally (SATFAM2)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal65453.2
2) Quite a bit36429.6
3) Some16213.2
4) A little403.3
5) None10.8
Missing70 
TOTAL1230100.0
160) How much satisfaction would you say you receive from the following area of your life? - Your annual vacation (SATVACA2)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal59048.6
2) Quite a bit27722.8
3) Some23819.6
4) A little594.9
5) None504.1
Missing87 
TOTAL1214100.0
161) How often has the following common problem bothered you? Considerably, somewhat lately, in the past but not now, or never? - Loneliness (LONELY2)
TOTAL%
1) Considerably15612.4
2) Somewhat lately24619.6
3) In the past, but not now41833.3
4) Never43634.7
Missing46 
TOTAL1256100.0
162) How often has the following common problem bothered you? Considerably, somewhat lately, in the past but not now, or never? - Money (MONEY2)
TOTAL%
1) Considerably29423.2
2) Somewhat lately37029.2
3) In the past, but not now44435.1
4) Never15812.5
Missing35 
TOTAL1266100.0
163) How often has the following common problem bothered you? Considerably, somewhat lately, in the past but not now, or never? - Boredom (BOREDOM2)
TOTAL%
1) Considerably13410.8
2) Somewhat lately24019.3
3) In the past, but not now26521.3
4) Never60348.6
Missing59 
TOTAL1242100.0
164) How often has the following common problem bothered you? Considerably, somewhat lately, in the past but not now, or never? - Sexual life (SEXLIFE2)
TOTAL%
1) Considerably14211.7
2) Somewhat lately23219.1
3) In the past, but not now27322.4
4) Never57046.8
Missing84 
TOTAL1217100.0
165) How often has the following common problem bothered you? Considerably, somewhat lately, in the past but not now, or never? - Wondering about the meaning and purpose of life (MPLIFE2)
TOTAL%
1) Considerably25720.9
2) Somewhat lately27622.5
3) In the past, but not now22118
4) Never47538.6
Missing72 
TOTAL1229100.0
166) How often has the following common problem bothered you? Considerably, somewhat lately, in the past but not now, or never? - Marriage (if applicable) (MARRIAG2)
TOTAL%
1) Considerably889.5
2) Somewhat lately13714.7
3) In the past, but not now25927.8
4) Never44648
Missing371 
TOTAL930100.0
167) How often has the following common problem bothered you? Considerably, somewhat lately, in the past but not now, or never? - Anxiety (ANXIETY2)
TOTAL%
1) Considerably21017.6
2) Somewhat lately30325.3
3) In the past, but not now34628.9
4) Never33728.2
Missing105 
TOTAL1196100.0
168) How often has the following common problem bothered you? Considerably, somewhat lately, in the past but not now, or never? - Feeling I should be getting more out of life (MORELIF2)
TOTAL%
1) Considerably19716.2
2) Somewhat lately36129.6
3) In the past, but not now27222.3
4) Never38831.9
Missing83 
TOTAL1218100.0
169) How often has the following common problem bothered you? Considerably, somewhat lately, in the past but not now, or never? - Job (if applicable)? (JOB2)
TOTAL%
1) Considerably14614.6
2) Somewhat lately26226.2
3) In the past, but not now30130.1
4) Never29129.1
Missing301 
TOTAL1000100.0
170) How often has the following common problem bothered you? Considerably, somewhat lately, in the past but not now, or never? - Depression (DEPRESS2)
TOTAL%
1) Considerably897.4
2) Somewhat lately21517.9
3) In the past, but not now37731.4
4) Never52043.3
Missing99 
TOTAL1201100.0
171) How often has the following common problem bothered you? Considerably, somewhat lately, in the past but not now, or never? - Children (if applicable) (CHILDRO2)
TOTAL%
1) Considerably9510.8
2) Somewhat lately19221.8
3) In the past, but not now19321.9
4) Never40145.5
Missing420 
TOTAL881100.0
172) How often has the following common problem bothered you? Considerably, somewhat lately, in the past but not now, or never? - Inferiority feelings (INFERIO2)
TOTAL%
1) Considerably12710.6
2) Somewhat lately15112.6
3) In the past, but not now38932.5
4) Never53144.3
Missing103 
TOTAL1198100.0
173) How often has the following common problem bothered you? Considerably, somewhat lately, in the past but not now, or never? - Lack of recognition for what I do (LACKREC2)
TOTAL%
1) Considerably17414.4
2) Somewhat lately22818.9
3) In the past, but not now31125.8
4) Never49240.8
Missing95 
TOTAL1205100.0
174) How often has the following common problem bothered you? Considerably, somewhat lately, in the past but not now, or never? - Never seem to have enough time (NOTIME2)
TOTAL%
1) Considerably46938
2) Somewhat lately34928.3
3) In the past, but not now15212.3
4) Never26321.3
Missing68 
TOTAL1233100.0
175) To what extent would you say you think about the following question? - How did the world come into being? (QORIGIN2)
TOTAL%
1) Often16913.5
2) Sometimes60147.9
3) No longer28722.9
4) Never have19915.8
Missing45 
TOTAL1256100.0
176) To what extent would you say you think about the following question? - What is the purpose of life? (QPURPOS2)
TOTAL%
1) Often24719.8
2) Sometimes61649.4
3) No longer20816.7
4) Never have17514
8) Undecided00
9) Varied00
Missing55 
TOTAL1246100.0
177) To what extent would you say you think about the following question? - How can I find real happiness? (QHAPPY2)
TOTAL%
1) Often27321.8
2) Sometimes48538.8
3) No longer27922.3
4) Never have21317
9) Varied00
Missing51 
TOTAL1250100.0
178) To what extent would you say you think about the following question? - Why is there suffering in the world? (QSUFFER2)
TOTAL%
1) Often42533.8
2) Sometimes61648.9
3) No longer12910.2
4) Never have866.8
8) Undecided3.2
9) Varied00
Missing42 
TOTAL1259100.0
179) To what extent would you say you think about the following question? - What happens after death? (QDEATH2)
TOTAL%
1) Often27822.2
2) Sometimes64251.2
3) No longer19315.4
4) Never have14011.2
Missing48 
TOTAL1253100.0
180) To what extent would you say you think about the following question? - Is there a God or Supreme Being? (QGOD2)
TOTAL%
1) Often30023.9
2) Sometimes48738.8
3) No longer24019.1
4) Never have22517.9
9) Varied3.2
Missing47 
TOTAL1255100.0
181) There has been a lot of talk about people showing interest in what some have called "the new religions" - religions other than traditional Christianity (e.g., Hare Krishna, Bahai, Moonies, Scientology, TM, Zen). Have you personally taken a strong interest in any such religions? (NRINT2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, presently181.4
2) Yes, in the past372.9
3) No123495.7
Missing13 
TOTAL1289100.0
182) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO INDICATED A STRONG INTEREST IN ANY OF "THE NEW RELIGIONS": What religion is that? (NRTYPE2)
TOTAL%
1) Bahai610.3
2) Children of God00
3) Eckankar58.6
4) Hare Krishna58.6
5) Moonies46.9
6) Scientology23.4
7) TM1932.8
8) Yoga00
9) Zen610.3
99) Other1119
Missing1244 
TOTAL58100.0
183) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO INDICATED A STRONG INTEREST IN ANY OF "THE NEW RELIGIONS": Do you participate in any group activities associated with it? (NRPART2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1625.8
2) No4674.2
Missing1239 
TOTAL62100.0
184) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO INDICATED THAT THEY PARTICIPATE IN GROUP ACTIVITIES ASSOCIATED WITH ANY OF "THE NEW RELIGIONS": Nature of the activities, first mention: (NRACT12)
TOTAL%
1) Meditation320
3) Social640
4) Study426.7
99) Other213.3
Missing1286 
TOTAL15100.0
185) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO INDICATED THAT THEY PARTICIPATE IN GROUP ACTIVITIES ASSOCIATED WITH ANY OF "THE NEW RELIGIONS": Nature of the activities, second mention: (NRACT22)
TOTAL%
1) Meditation450
3) Social00
99) Other450
Missing1294 
TOTAL8100.0
186) People who believe in astrology claim that the stars, the planets, and our birthdays have a lot to do with our destiny in life. What do you think about this? (ASTROL2)
TOTAL%
1) A firm believer342.7
2) Perhaps possible53841.9
3) Very doubtful41732.5
4) Firm disbeliever28922.5
8) Undecided2.2
9) Varied3.2
Missing17 
TOTAL1283100.0
187) How often do you read your horoscope? (HORSCOP2)
TOTAL%
1) Daily15812.2
2) Occasionally80462.2
3) Never32525.2
4) I'm not sure what a horoscope is.5.4
9) Varied00
Missing8 
TOTAL1292100.0
188) How often do you read the Bible privately? (BIBLE2)
TOTAL%
1) Never or rarely71055
2) Only on special occasions1179.1
3) Sometimes, but not regularly34326.6
4) Regularly once a week292.2
5) Regularly many times a week483.7
6) Regularly once a day or more423.3
9) Varied1.1
Missing10 
TOTAL1290100.0
189) How often do you pray privately? (PRAYER2)
TOTAL%
1) I never pray, or only in religious services.29022.5
2) Only on special occasions987.6
3) Sometimes, but not regularly38429.8
4) Regularly once a week272.1
5) Regularly many times a week1209.3
6) Regularly once a day or more36828.6
9) Varied1.1
Missing13 
TOTAL1288100.0
190) How often, if at all, are table prayers or grace said before or after meals in your home? (GRACE2)
TOTAL%
1) At all meals13210.2
2) At least once a day947.3
3) At least once a week574.4
4) Only on special occasions34526.8
5) Never or hardly ever65851
8) Undecided00
9) Varied3.2
Missing13 
TOTAL1289100.0
191) Do you believe some people have special psychic powers, enabling them to predict future events? (PSYCHIC2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, I definitely do.21016.4
2) Yes, I think so.54842.7
3) No, I don't think so.33926.4
4) No, I definitely do not.17813.9
8) Undecided8.6
Missing18 
TOTAL1283100.0
192) Have you ever had any experience that you think is an example of mental telepathy (awareness of others' thoughts)? (TELEP2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, I'm sure I have.25319.8
2) Yes, I think I have.40831.9
3) No61648.2
Missing23 
TOTAL1277100.0
193) Have you ever had any experience that you think is an example of premonition (anticipation of a coming event)? (PREMON2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, I'm sure I have.25620.1
2) Yes, I think I have.48938.4
3) No52941.5
Missing26 
TOTAL1274100.0
194) Which of these statements come closest to your view of extrasensory perception(ESP)? (ESP2)
TOTAL%
1) I am sure it exists.28622.5
2) I think it probably exists.59446.7
3) I think it probably doesn't exist.18714.7
4) I am sure it doesn't exist.594.6
5) I'm not sure what ESP is.13710.8
8) Undecided7.5
9) Varied3.2
Missing28 
TOTAL1273100.0
195) Which of the following comes closest to your view of life after death? (POSTLIF2)
TOTAL%
1) I don't believe that there is life after death.16412.7
2) I am unsure whether or not there is life after death.20215.7
3) I believe that there must be something beyond death, but I have no idea what it may be like.51239.8
4) There is life after death, but no punishment.453.5
5) There is life after death, with rewards for some people and punishment for others.24318.9
6) The notion of reincarnation expresses my view of what happens to people when they die.886.8
7) Other201.6
8) Undecided3.2
9) Varied10.8
Missing12 
TOTAL1287100.0
196) What would you say is your primary response to the idea of death? (RESDEAT2)
TOTAL%
1) Fear23017.9
2) Sorrow24419
3) Mystery29523
4) Hope22417.4
5) No particular feeling25619.9
9) Varied362.8
Missing15 
TOTAL1285100.0
197) How sure are you that you have found the answer to the meaning of life? (CERTMEA2)
TOTAL%
1) Very certain1259.7
2) Quite certain27621.5
3) Rather uncertain34226.6
4) I don't think there is an answer to such a question.53841.9
8) Undecided1.1
9) Varied2.2
Missing18 
TOTAL1284100.0
198) Which of the following statements come closest to expressing what you believe about God? (BELGOD2)
TOTAL%
1) I know God exists, and I have no doubts about it.59146
2) While I have doubts, I feel that I do believe in God.24919.4
3) I find myself believing in God some of the time, but not at other times.745.8
4) I don't believe in a personal God, but I do believe in a higher power of some kind.20616
5) I don't know whether there is a God, and I don't believe there is any way to find out.866.7
6) I don't believe in God.544.2
7) Other12.9
8) Undecided3.2
9) Varied10.8
Missing16 
TOTAL1285100.0
199) Which of the following statements come 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.58445.9
2) While I have some doubts, I basically feel that Jesus is Divine.27221.4
3) I feel that Jesus was a great man and very holy, but I don't feel him to be the Son of God.1108.6
4) I think Jesus was only a man, although an extraordinary one.20516.1
5) Frankly, I am not entirely sure there really was such a person.796.2
6) Other201.6
8) Undecided2.2
Missing28 
TOTAL1272100.0
200) Do you happen to know which of Christ's disciples denied him three times? (KNOWDEN2)
TOTAL%
1) Paul121
2) James4.3
3) Judas24920
4) John121
5) Timothy2.2
6) Peter70756.9
7) No, I don't know.25620.6
Missing60 
TOTAL1242100.0
201) Some observers say that people today are so involved in day to day concerns - jobs, family, money, health - that they seldom have either the time or the inclination to think about existence itself - its possible purposes and meanings. How well would you say such an observation describes you? (IWV2)
TOTAL%
1) Very accurately16916
2) Somewhat accurately42640.3
3) Not very accurately27526
4) Not accurately at all18817.8
Missing243 
TOTAL1058100.0
202) Other observers say that people today feel that limitations of science and the limitations of pursuing material possessions, - including success, and are now looking for more meaning in life. How well would you say such an observation describes you? (SEARCH2)
TOTAL%
1) Very accurately969.3
2) Somewhat accurately38937.7
3) Not very accurately35234.1
4) Not accurately at all19418.8
8) Undecided1.1
Missing269 
TOTAL1032100.0
203) Have you ever had the following experience? - A feeling that you were somehow in the presence of God (EXPERGO2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, I'm sure I have.20620.5
2) Yes, I think I have.22422.3
3) No56856.6
8) Undecided5.5
Missing297 
TOTAL1003100.0
204) Have you ever had the following experience? - A feeling that you were somehow in the presence of evil (EXPEREV2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, I'm sure I have.10110.3
2) Yes, I think I have.18618.9
3) No69570.8
Missing319 
TOTAL982100.0
205) Have you ever had the following experience? - A feeling that you were being sustained by a power beyond yourself (EXPERPO2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, I'm sure I have.22422
2) Yes, I think I have.24424
3) No54853.9
8) Undecided00
Missing284 
TOTAL1016100.0
206) When you think of someone who is genuinely spiritual, how important do you consider the following characteristic to be? - Raising questions of purpose and meaning (SPQ2)
TOTAL%
1) Very important47242.7
2) Somewhat important43639.4
3) Not very important19717.8
8) Undecided1.1
Missing195 
TOTAL1106100.0
207) When you think of someone who is genuinely spiritual, how important do you consider the following characteristic to be? - Struggling to find a faith to live by (SPSTRUG2)
TOTAL%
1) Very important43240.2
2) Somewhat important39636.8
3) Not very important24622.9
8) Undecided1.1
Missing226 
TOTAL1075100.0
208) When you think of someone who is genuinely spiritual, how important do you consider the following characteristic to be? - Believing in a supernatural being or higher power (SPBEL2)
TOTAL%
1) Very important64458.3
2) Somewhat important26223.7
3) Not very important19517.7
8) Undecided2.2
9) Varied1.1
Missing197 
TOTAL1104100.0
209) When you think of someone who is genuinely spiritual, how important do you consider the following characteristic to be? - Engaging in private prayer (SPPRAY2)
TOTAL%
1) Very important58051.2
2) Somewhat important31728
3) Not very important23520.7
8) Undecided1.1
9) Varied00
Missing169 
TOTAL1133100.0
210) When you think of someone who is genuinely spiritual, how important do you consider the following characteristic to be? - Engaging in public practices such as attending worship services (SPPUB2)
TOTAL%
1) Very important42337.2
2) Somewhat important33629.6
3) Not very important37633.1
8) Undecided1.1
Missing164 
TOTAL1136100.0
211) When you think of someone who is genuinely spiritual, how important do you consider the following characteristic to be? - Having a basic knowledge of one's faith (SPKNOW2)
TOTAL%
1) Very important67360.1
2) Somewhat important32228.8
3) Not very important11910.6
8) Undecided1.1
9) Varied4.4
Missing182 
TOTAL1119100.0
212) When you think of someone who is genuinely spiritual, how important do you consider the following characteristic to be? - Experiencing the supernatural (SPEXPER2)
TOTAL%
1) Very important11210.4
2) Somewhat important21620
3) Not very important74669.1
8) Undecided2.2
9) Varied3.3
Missing223 
TOTAL1079100.0
213) When you think of someone who is genuinely spiritual, how important do you consider the following characteristic to be? - Living out one's faith in everyday life (SPDEEDS2)
TOTAL%
1) Very important76967.2
2) Somewhat important26022.7
3) Not very important1129.8
8) Undecided1.1
9) Varied2.2
Missing157 
TOTAL1144100.0
214) When you think of someone who is genuinely spiritual, how important do you consider the following characteristic to be? - Spending time socially with people who have similar beliefs (SPSOC2)
TOTAL%
1) Very important27824.7
2) Somewhat important41737.1
3) Not very important42738
8) Undecided1.1
9) Varied1.1
Missing177 
TOTAL1124100.0
215) When you think of someone who is genuinely spiritual, how important do you consider the following characteristic to be? - Telling others about one's beliefs (SPWIT2)
TOTAL%
1) Very important25823.7
2) Somewhat important34031.3
3) Not very important48844.9
8) Undecided1.1
Missing214 
TOTAL1087100.0
216) When you think of someone who is genuinely spiritual, how important do you consider the following characteristic to be? - Other, first mention (SPOTH12)
TOTAL%
1) Very important1248
2) Somewhat important00
3) Not very important28
88) Other1144
Missing1275 
TOTAL25100.0
217) When you think of someone who is genuinely spiritual, how important do you consider the following characteristic to be? - Other, second mention (SPOTH22)
TOTAL%
1) Very important00
3) Not very important00
88) Other6100
Missing1294 
TOTAL6100.0
218) Which of the following comes closest to describing the nature of your religion? (NATRELI2)
TOTAL%
1) I am not a religious person.27521.8
2) I regard myself as a deeply committed Christian.43034.1
3) I am deeply committed to a religion other than Christianity.231.8
4) I find myself interested in a variety of religions, but not committed to any particular one.836.6
5) I have a mild interest in Christianity and an inquisitive interest in other religions, but I hardly regard myself as a strongly religious person.31124.7
6) Other - committed Christian1048.3
9) Other342.7
Missing41 
TOTAL1260100.0
219) What is the nature of the community in which you are presently living? (RESNOW2)
TOTAL%
1) A farm705.5
2) Rural non-farm786.1
3) A town or small city (under 30,000)36328.5
4) A medium-sized city (30,000-100,000)21116.5
5) A large city (100,000-400,000)14211.1
6) A metropolis (over 400,000)41132.2
Missing26 
TOTAL1275100.0
220) What is your citizenship status? (CITIZEN2)
TOTAL%
1) I am a Canadian citizen.124897.1
2) I am a landed immigrant.292.3
3) I am a citizen of another country, temporarily living in Can8.6
Missing16 
TOTAL1285100.0
221) Concerning French and English, do you speak: (LANG2)
TOTAL%
1) French and English32625.4
2) English only85266.5
3) French only1048.1
Missing19 
TOTAL1282100.0
222) At present are you: (WRKSTAT2)
TOTAL%
1) Working full-time72856.6
2) With a job, but not at work because of a temporary illness, lay-off or strike141.1
3) Working part-time, not in school907
4) Working part-time, going to school282.2
5) Unemployed443.4
6) Retired17513.6
7) Keeping house17513.6
8) In school, not presently employed292.3
9) Varied3.2
Missing16 
TOTAL1286100.0
223) What kind of work do you normally do? (SES and occupation codes; see summary document for more information) (SELFSES2)
TOTAL%
22) 6.5
23) 251.9
24) 151.2
25) 141.1
26) 11.8
27) 231.8
28) 221.7
29) 6.5
30) 231.8
31) 4.3
32) 141.1
33) 11.8
34) 7.5
35) 8.6
36) 1.1
37) 9.7
38) 362.8
39) 6.5
40) 131
41) 282.2
42) 10.8
43) 1.1
44) 342.6
45) 161.2
46) 302.3
47) 6.5
48) 131
49) 131
50) 302.3
51) 423.2
52) 624.8
53) 7.5
54) 141.1
55) 161.2
56) 5.4
57) 161.2
58) 201.5
59) 141.1
60) 4.3
61) 211.6
62) 171.3
63) 181.4
64) 9.7
65) 211.6
66) 614.7
67) 775.9
68) 131
69) 251.9
70) 6.5
71) 2.2
72) 665.1
73) 6.5
74) 7.5
75) Highest12.9
76) 30323.3
TOTAL1299100.0
224) Are you currently: (MARITAL2)
TOTAL%
1) Married82264
2) Widowed1259.7
3) Divorced433.3
4) Separated372.9
5) Never married21216.5
6) Living with someone, although not legally married to him/her463.6
Missing15 
TOTAL1285100.0
225) Have you ever been divorced? (DIVORCE2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1038.3
2) No114191.7
Missing57 
TOTAL1244100.0
226) How many children do you have? (CHILDRE2)
TOTAL%
0) None35627.9
1) 115211.9
2) 234827.3
3) 319715.4
4) 41098.5
5) 5564.4
6) 6282.2
7) 7151.2
8) 8 or more161.3
Missing23 
TOTAL1277100.0
227) What do you think is the ideal number of children for a family to have? (IDEAL2)
TOTAL%
0) None544.2
1) 18.6
2) 251140
3) 334126.7
4) 423218.2
5) 5393.1
6) 610.8
7) 700
8) 8 or more151.2
9) Varied675.2
Missing26 
TOTAL1277100.0
228) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MARRIED: At present is your husband or wife: (SPWKSTA2)
TOTAL%
1) Working full-time44652.5
2) With a job, but not at work because of a temporary illness, lay-off or strike91.1
3) Working part-time, not in school758.8
4) Working part-time, going to school2.2
5) Unemployed182.1
6) Retired9110.7
7) Keeping house20624.2
8) In school, not presently employed1.1
9) Varied2.2
Missing450 
TOTAL850100.0
229) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE A SPOUSE WHO IS EMPLOYED: What kind of work does he/she do? (SES and occupation codes; see summary document for more information) (SPSES2)
TOTAL%
19) 1.1
20) 1.1
23) 191.5
24) 131
25) 161.2
26) 7.5
27) 262
28) 211.6
29) 5.4
30) 221.7
31) 5.4
32) 7.5
33) 4.3
35) 2.2
37) 3.2
38) 251.9
39) 3.2
40) 12.9
41) 131
42) 6.5
43) 2.2
44) 131
45) 12.9
46) 12.9
48) 5.4
49) 3.2
50) 131
51) 413.1
52) 302.3
53) 2.2
54) 7.5
55) 9.7
57) 3.2
58) 8.6
59) 4.3
60) 2.2
61) 8.6
62) 8.6
63) 4.3
64) 5.4
65) 11.8
66) 312.4
67) 403.1
68) 9.7
69) 8.6
72) 231.8
73) 1.1
74) 8.6
75) Highest2.2
76) 76858.9
TOTAL1303100.0
230) If you were asked to use one of four names for your social class, which would it be? (CLASS2)
TOTAL%
1) Lower class181.4
2) Working class44934.9
3) Middle class79161.5
4) Upper class231.8
8) Undecided2.2
9) Varied3.2
Missing14 
TOTAL1286100.0
231) With respect to political party preference, do you usually think of yourself as: - Federally (FEDPART2)
TOTAL%
1) Liberal54946.1
2) Conservative36130.3
3) New Democrat Party16213.6
4) Social Credit7.6
5) Parti Quebecois161.3
6) Other171.4
7) None201.7
8) Undecided5.4
9) Varied534.5
Missing113 
TOTAL1190100.0
232) With respect to political party preference, do you usually think of yourself as: - Provincially (PROPART2)
TOTAL%
1) Liberal28925.7
2) Conservative36732.7
3) New Democrat Party18316.3
4) Social Credit585.2
5) Parti Quebecois13712.2
6) Other171.5
7) None151.3
8) Undecided10.9
9) Varied484.3
Missing178 
TOTAL1124100.0
233) Would you please indicate your general religious preference. (RELIG2)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant62448.9
2) Roman Catholic46436.4
3) Jew312.4
4) None13110.3
5) Other252
9) Varied00
Missing25 
TOTAL1275100.0
234) Would you please indicate your spouse's general religious preference (if applicable). (SPRELIG2)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant42550.2
2) Roman Catholic32338.1
3) Jew212.5
4) None657.7
5) Other131.5
Missing453 
TOTAL847100.0
235) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE PROTESTANT: What specific denomination? (DENOM2)
TOTAL%
1) Anglican14724
2) Baptist467.5
3) Lutheran325.2
4) Mennonite81.3
5) Pentecostal122
6) Presbyterian559
7) Salvation Army4.7
8) United Church24239.5
9) Other122
11) Advent00
14) Brethren00
16) Alliance2.3
17) Reformed2.3
19) Church of Christ152.5
20) Evangelical1.2
22) Full Gospel3.5
24) Greek Orthodox5.8
27) Jehovah's Witness5.8
29) Mormon5.8
30) Nazarene1.2
31) Non-denominational5.8
34) Ukrainian Orthodox5.8
35) Unitarian2.3
36) Quaker1.2
37) Church of God00
38) Christadelphian1.2
40) Methodist1.2
Missing689 
TOTAL612100.0
236) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHOSE SPOUSE IS PROTESTANT: What specific denomination? (SPDENOM2)
TOTAL%
1) Anglican12831.4
2) Baptist297.1
3) Lutheran163.9
4) Mennonite51.2
5) Pentecostal82
6) Presbyterian317.6
7) Salvation Army3.7
8) United Church15137
9) Other51.2
16) Alliance1.2
17) Reformed2.5
19) Church of Christ102.5
20) Evangelical1.2
22) Full Gospel3.7
24) Greek Orthodox3.7
27) Jehovah's Witness51.2
29) Mormon41
34) Ukrainian Orthodox2.5
35) Unitarian00
40) Methodist1.2
Missing892 
TOTAL408100.0
237) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE ROMAN CATHOLIC: Have you participated in the charismatic movement? (RCCHAR2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes6413.1
2) No42386.9
Missing814 
TOTAL487100.0
238) In terms of formal education, what is the highest level you have completed? (EDUC2)
TOTAL%
1) Grade school21016.6
2) High school44034.7
3) Technical or business school22918.1
4) Undergraduate university22017.4
5) Graduate or professional school, university16613.1
9) Varied3.2
Missing32 
TOTAL1268100.0
239) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE COMPLETED EDUCATION IN AN UNDERGRADUATE UNIVERSITY: What was your major? (UMAJOR2)
TOTAL%
1) Commerce2612.7
2) Education5125
3) Engineering104.9
4) Fine Arts136.4
5) Humanities209.8
6) Nursing115.4
7) Physical Education42
8) Physical Science2612.7
9) Social Science4220.6
99) Other1.5
Missing1098 
TOTAL204100.0
240) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE COMPLETED EDUCATION IN A GRADUATE OR PROFESSIONAL SCHOOL, UNIVERSITY: What was your field? (PROFIEL2)
TOTAL%
1) Arts139.2
2) Agriculture74.9
3) Commerce1712
4) Education3021.1
5) Engineering107
6) Humanities85.6
7) Law74.9
8) Medicine2215.5
10) Physical Science96.3
11) Social Development32.1
12) Social Science96.3
13) Religion64.2
99) Other1.7
Missing1158 
TOTAL142100.0
241) Was any of your education in church or parochial schools? (PAROCH2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes39231.6
2) No84868.4
Missing61 
TOTAL1240100.0
242) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAD SOME PAROCHIAL EDUCATION: Please indicate what portion of your grade school education was in such schools. (PARGS2)
TOTAL%
1) All in parochial schools24567.9
2) Part in parochial schools8724.1
3) None in parochial schools298
Missing940 
TOTAL361100.0
243) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAD SOME PAROCHIAL EDUCATION: Please indicate what portion of your high school education was in such schools. (PARHS2)
TOTAL%
1) All in parochial schools13145.2
2) Part in parochial schools10937.6
3) None in parochial schools5017.2
Missing1010 
TOTAL290100.0
244) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAD SOME PAROCHIAL EDUCATION: Please indicate what portion of your university education was in such schools. (PARUNIV2)
TOTAL%
1) All in parochial schools1714.2
2) Part in parochial schools2218.3
3) None in parochial schools8167.5
Missing1180 
TOTAL120100.0
245) So far as you and your family are concerned, would you say that your present financial situation leaves you pretty well satisfied, more or less satisfied, or not satisfied at all? (SATFIN2)
TOTAL%
1) Pretty well satisfied49938.9
2) More or less satisfied59046
3) Not satisfied at all19114.9
9) Varies2.2
Missing20 
TOTAL1282100.0
246) During the last few years, would you say your financial situation has been: (FINALTE2)
TOTAL%
1) Getting better61647.8
2) Getting worse24118.7
3) Staying about the same42733.1
8) Don't know3.2
9) Varies2.2
Missing11 
TOTAL1289100.0
247) Which of the figures below comes closest to your total family income, before taxes, in 1979? (INCOME2)
TOTAL%
1) Less than $5,000735.8
2) $5,000-9,99913510.7
3) $10,000-14,99917614
4) $15,000-19,99921417
5) $20,000-24,99919015.1
6) $25,000-29,99915512.3
7) $30,000-50,00025120
8) Over $50,000624.9
Missing45 
TOTAL1256100.0
248) Compared with Canadian families in general, would you say your family income is: (COMPINC2)
TOTAL%
1) Far below average695.4
2) Below average19715.5
3) Average60047.2
4) Above average36028.3
5) Far above average423.3
8) Don't know4.3
9) Varied00
Missing30 
TOTAL1272100.0
249) Do you consider the amount of federal income tax that you have to pay as being too high, about right or too low? (FEDTAX2)
TOTAL%
1) Too high79864.5
2) About right43134.8
3) Too low4.3
9) Varied4.3
Missing63 
TOTAL1237100.0
250) Generally speaking, how important do you find the following characteristic is in predicting how a person thinks and acts? - Their educational level (IMPEDUC2)
TOTAL%
1) Very important58746.4
2) Somewhat important49939.5
3) Not very important17113.5
9) Varied7.6
Missing36 
TOTAL1264100.0
251) Generally speaking, how important do you find the following characteristic is in predicting how a person thinks and acts? - Their occupation (IMPOCCU2)
TOTAL%
1) Very important38130.3
2) Somewhat important60047.7
3) Not very important27421.8
9) Varied3.2
Missing43 
TOTAL1258100.0
252) Generally speaking, how important do you find the following characteristic is in predicting how a person thinks and acts? - The size of the community they live in (IMPCOMS2)
TOTAL%
1) Very important16713.4
2) Somewhat important54343.5
3) Not very important53442.8
9) Varied4.3
Missing53 
TOTAL1248100.0
253) Generally speaking, how important do you find the following characteristic is in predicting how a person thinks and acts? - Their age (IMPAGE2)
TOTAL%
1) Very important35228.2
2) Somewhat important58246.6
3) Not very important31325
9) Varied3.2
Missing50 
TOTAL1250100.0
254) Generally speaking, how important do you find the following characteristic is in predicting how a person thinks and acts? - Their income (IMPINC2)
TOTAL%
1) Very important27221.8
2) Somewhat important55044.1
3) Not very important42534.1
9) Varied1.1
Missing54 
TOTAL1248100.0
255) Generally speaking, how important do you find the following characteristic is in predicting how a person thinks and acts? - Their religion (IMPRELI2)
TOTAL%
1) Very important22518
2) Somewhat important46237
3) Not very important56044.9
9) Varied1.1
Missing53 
TOTAL1248100.0
256) Generally speaking, how important do you find the following characteristic is in predicting how a person thinks and acts? - Their nationality (IMPNAT2)
TOTAL%
1) Very important15912.8
2) Somewhat important50040.2
3) Not very important58446.9
9) Varied1.1
Missing57 
TOTAL1244100.0
257) Generally speaking, how important do you find the following characteristic is in predicting how a person thinks and acts? - Their astrological sign (IMPASTR2)
TOTAL%
1) Very important211.7
2) Somewhat important735.9
3) Not very important114292.3
9) Varied1.1
Missing65 
TOTAL1237100.0
258) Do you think the following group has too much power, too little power, or about the right amount of power in our nation's affairs? - Rich people (POWRICH2)
TOTAL%
1) Too much101083.1
2) Too little10.8
3) Right amount19315.9
8) Don't know2.2
Missing86 
TOTAL1215100.0
259) Do you think the following group has too much power, too little power, or about the right amount of power in our nation's affairs? - Roman Catholics (POWCATH2)
TOTAL%
1) Too much23219.9
2) Too little786.7
3) Right amount85273.1
8) Don't know4.3
9) Varied00
Missing133 
TOTAL1166100.0
260) Do you think the following group has too much power, too little power, or about the right amount of power in our nation's affairs? - Labor unions (POWLABO2)
TOTAL%
1) Too much98779.7
2) Too little554.4
3) Right amount19615.8
8) Don't know1.1
9) Varied00
Missing62 
TOTAL1239100.0
261) Do you think the following group has too much power, too little power, or about the right amount of power in our nation's affairs? - Scientists (POWSCI2)
TOTAL%
1) Too much12410.8
2) Too little42737
3) Right amount59551.6
8) Don't know5.4
9) Varied2.2
Missing149 
TOTAL1153100.0
262) Do you think the following group has too much power, too little power, or about the right amount of power in our nation's affairs? - Jews (POWJEW2)
TOTAL%
1) Too much15113.4
2) Too little716.3
3) Right amount89879.6
8) Don't know7.6
9) Varied1.1
Missing174 
TOTAL1128100.0
263) Do you think the following group has too much power, too little power, or about the right amount of power in our nation's affairs? - Canadian Indians (POWIND2)
TOTAL%
1) Too much655.7
2) Too little54247.2
3) Right amount53846.8
8) Don't know2.2
9) Varied2.2
Missing152 
TOTAL1149100.0
264) Do you think the following group has too much power, too little power, or about the right amount of power in our nation's affairs? - Protestants (POWPROT2)
TOTAL%
1) Too much615.5
2) Too little998.9
3) Right amount95285.3
8) Don't know4.4
Missing184 
TOTAL1116100.0
265) Do you think the following group has too much power, too little power, or about the right amount of power in our nation's affairs? - Lawyers (POWLAW2)
TOTAL%
1) Too much58449.7
2) Too little474
3) Right amount54346.2
8) Don't know1.1
Missing126 
TOTAL1175100.0
266) Do you think the following group has too much power, too little power, or about the right amount of power in our nation's affairs? - Women (POWWOME2)
TOTAL%
1) Too much363
2) Too little69057.9
3) Right amount46138.7
8) Don't know1.1
9) Varied3.3
Missing110 
TOTAL1191100.0
267) Do you think the following group has too much power, too little power, or about the right amount of power in our nation's affairs? - French Canadians (POWFREN2)
TOTAL%
1) Too much33028.2
2) Too little25221.5
3) Right amount58449.8
8) Don't know1.1
9) Varied5.4
Missing128 
TOTAL1172100.0
268) Do you think the following group has too much power, too little power, or about the right amount of power in our nation's affairs? - English Canadians (POWENG2)
TOTAL%
1) Too much17415.1
2) Too little19917.3
3) Right amount77367.2
8) Don't know1.1
9) Varied3.3
Missing151 
TOTAL1150100.0
269) Do you think the following group has too much power, too little power, or about the right amount of power in our nation's affairs? - Big corporations (POWCORP2)
TOTAL%
1) Too much100383.9
2) Too little302.5
3) Right amount16013.4
8) Don't know1.1
9) Varied1.1
Missing106 
TOTAL1195100.0
270) Do you think the following group has too much power, too little power, or about the right amount of power in our nation's affairs? - University professors (POWPROF2)
TOTAL%
1) Too much16814.7
2) Too little21118.5
3) Right amount76066.5
8) Don't know4.3
Missing158 
TOTAL1143100.0
271) Do you think the following group has too much power, too little power, or about the right amount of power in our nation's affairs? - Men (POWMEN2)
TOTAL%
1) Too much32027.7
2) Too little806.9
3) Right amount75365.1
8) Don't know4.3
9) Varied00
Missing143 
TOTAL1157100.0
272) Do you think the following group has too much power, too little power, or about the right amount of power in our nation's affairs? - Americans (POWAMER2)
TOTAL%
1) Too much69460.6
2) Too little403.5
3) Right amount40835.6
8) Don't know4.3
9) Varied00
Missing155 
TOTAL1146100.0
273) Do you think the following group has too much power, too little power, or about the right amount of power in our nation's affairs? - East Indians or Pakistanis (POWEIND2)
TOTAL%
1) Too much17315.6
2) Too little14312.9
3) Right amount78570.8
8) Don't know6.5
9) Varied1.1
Missing193 
TOTAL1108100.0
274) Do you think the following group has too much power, too little power, or about the right amount of power in our nation's affairs? - The media (POWMED2)
TOTAL%
1) Too much63654.1
2) Too little988.3
3) Right amount44037.4
8) Don't know1.1
Missing126 
TOTAL1175100.0
275) Do you think the following group has too much power, too little power, or about the right amount of power in our nation's affairs? - Churches (POWCHUR2)
TOTAL%
1) Too much23920.5
2) Too little19416.7
3) Right amount73062.7
8) Don't know1.1
9) Varied00
Missing137 
TOTAL1164100.0
276) Do you think the following group has too much power, too little power, or about the right amount of power in our nation's affairs? - Politicians (POWPOL2)
TOTAL%
1) Too much83470
2) Too little504.2
3) Right amount30625.7
8) Don't know1.1
9) Varied1.1
Missing109 
TOTAL1192100.0
277) Taking all things together, how would you say things are these days for you; would you say that you are very happy, pretty happy, not too happy? (HAPPY2)
TOTAL%
1) Very happy27222.3
2) Pretty happy79365.1
3) Not too happy15312.6
9) Varied1.1
Missing81 
TOTAL1219100.0
278) In general do you find life: (LIFE2)
TOTAL%
1) Exciting53644.5
2) Routine60850.5
3) Dull473.9
9) Varied141.2
Missing96 
TOTAL1205100.0
279) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MARRIED: Generally speaking, would you describe your marriage as very happy, pretty happy, or not too happy? (HAPMAR2)
TOTAL%
1) Very happy39247.8
2) Pretty happy36744.8
3) Not too happy516.2
9) Varied101.2
Missing481 
TOTAL820100.0
280) Thinking back over the past five years, would you say there has been an increase, a decrease, or no particular change in - The time you spend with relatives? (CHRELS2)
TOTAL%
1) An increase25419.8
2) A decrease47336.8
3) No change55743.4
Missing17 
TOTAL1284100.0
281) Thinking back over the past five years, would you say there has been an increase, a decrease, or no particular change in - The number of organizations you belong to? (CHORGS2)
TOTAL%
1) An increase23218.5
2) A decrease34027.1
3) No change68254.3
9) Varied1.1
Missing46 
TOTAL1255100.0
282) Thinking back over the past five years, would you say there has been an increase, a decrease, or no particular change in - How often you attend religious services? (CHATT2)
TOTAL%
1) An increase15612.4
2) A decrease27321.6
3) No change83466
Missing38 
TOTAL1263100.0
283) Thinking back over the past five years, would you say there has been an increase, a decrease, or no particular change in - The time you spend watching television? (CHTV2)
TOTAL%
1) An increase22217.4
2) A decrease41632.5
3) No change64150.1
Missing22 
TOTAL1279100.0
284) Thinking back over the past five years, would you say there has been an increase, a decrease, or no particular change in - Your satisfaction with life? (CHSAT2)
TOTAL%
1) An increase55643.7
2) A decrease20015.7
3) No change51440.4
8) Don't know1.1
9) Varied1.1
Missing29 
TOTAL1272100.0
285) Thinking back over the past five years, would you say there has been an increase, a decrease, or no particular change in - Your general happiness? (CHHAP2)
TOTAL%
1) An increase56143.9
2) A decrease16312.8
3) No change55443.3
9) Varied00
Missing23 
TOTAL1278100.0
286) Thinking back over the past five years, would you say there has been an increase, a decrease, or no particular change in - Your enjoyment of marriage (if applicable)? (CHMAR2)
TOTAL%
1) An increase36641.8
2) A decrease728.2
3) No change43850
9) Varied00
Missing424 
TOTAL876100.0
287) Thinking back over the past five years, would you say there has been an increase, a decrease, or no particular change in - Your religious commitment? (CHRELIG2)
TOTAL%
1) An increase20716.3
2) A decrease18114.3
3) No change88169.4
9) Varied1.1
Missing31 
TOTAL1270100.0
288) Thinking back over the past five years, would you say there has been an increase, a decrease, or no particular change in - Your enthusiasm for life? (CHENTHU2)
TOTAL%
1) An increase53441.9
2) A decrease1259.8
3) No change61648.3
Missing26 
TOTAL1275100.0
289) We would like you to look ahead to the end of this century and tell us how you feel about the future of the following. Do you think it will gain more influence, lose some influence, or remain about the same? - The province you live in (FUTPROV2)
TOTAL%
1) Gain72057.4
2) Lose27021.5
3) Same26120.8
9) Varied3.2
Missing46 
TOTAL1254100.0
290) We would like you to look ahead to the end of this century and tell us how you feel about the future of the following. Do you think it will gain more influence, lose some influence, or remain about the same? - The traditional family (FUTFAM2)
TOTAL%
1) Gain30124.3
2) Lose63751.3
3) Same30324.4
9) Varied00
Missing59 
TOTAL1241100.0
291) We would like you to look ahead to the end of this century and tell us how you feel about the future of the following. Do you think it will gain more influence, lose some influence, or remain about the same? - Education (FUTEDUC2)
TOTAL%
1) Gain69156.2
2) Lose20216.4
3) Same33427.2
8) Don't know2.2
9) Varied1.1
Missing72 
TOTAL1230100.0
292) We would like you to look ahead to the end of this century and tell us how you feel about the future of the following. Do you think it will gain more influence, lose some influence, or remain about the same? - The Arab countries (FUTARAB2)
TOTAL%
1) Gain59149
2) Lose41434.4
3) Same19816.4
8) Don't know1.1
9) Varied1.1
Missing95 
TOTAL1205100.0
293) We would like you to look ahead to the end of this century and tell us how you feel about the future of the following. Do you think it will gain more influence, lose some influence, or remain about the same? - Science (FUTSCI2)
TOTAL%
1) Gain103385.5
2) Lose443.6
3) Same12910.7
9) Varied2.2
Missing94 
TOTAL1208100.0
294) We would like you to look ahead to the end of this century and tell us how you feel about the future of the following. Do you think it will gain more influence, lose some influence, or remain about the same? - The United States (FUTUS2)
TOTAL%
1) Gain53143.2
2) Lose34728.2
3) Same34728.2
8) Don't know5.4
Missing72 
TOTAL1230100.0
295) We would like you to look ahead to the end of this century and tell us how you feel about the future of the following. Do you think it will gain more influence, lose some influence, or remain about the same? - Women (FUTWOME2)
TOTAL%
1) Gain91674.3
2) Lose393.2
3) Same27722.5
8) Don't know1.1
9) Varied00
Missing68 
TOTAL1233100.0
296) We would like you to look ahead to the end of this century and tell us how you feel about the future of the following. Do you think it will gain more influence, lose some influence, or remain about the same? - Religion (FUTREL2)
TOTAL%
1) Gain36729.7
2) Lose35328.6
3) Same51441.6
9) Varied1.1
Missing66 
TOTAL1235100.0
297) We would like you to look ahead to the end of this century and tell us how you feel about the future of the following. Do you think it will gain more influence, lose some influence, or remain about the same? - Europe (FUTEUR2)
TOTAL%
1) Gain23319.6
2) Lose31326.3
3) Same63953.7
8) Don't know4.3
Missing112 
TOTAL1189100.0
298) We would like you to look ahead to the end of this century and tell us how you feel about the future of the following. Do you think it will gain more influence, lose some influence, or remain about the same? - Canadian Indians (FUTINDS2)
TOTAL%
1) Gain41834.5
2) Lose24520.2
3) Same54344.8
8) Don't know2.2
9) Varied3.2
Missing90 
TOTAL1211100.0
299) We would like you to look ahead to the end of this century and tell us how you feel about the future of the following. Do you think it will gain more influence, lose some influence, or remain about the same? - Men (FUTMEN2)
TOTAL%
1) Gain18915.7
2) Lose28023.3
3) Same73060.7
8) Don't know2.2
9) Varied1.1
Missing99 
TOTAL1202100.0
300) We would like you to look ahead to the end of this century and tell us how you feel about the future of the following. Do you think it will gain more influence, lose some influence, or remain about the same? - The French in Canada (FUTFREN2)
TOTAL%
1) Gain39832.9
2) Lose27923.1
3) Same53244
9) Varied00
Missing91 
TOTAL1209100.0
301) We would like you to look ahead to the end of this century and tell us how you feel about the future of the following. Do you think it will gain more influence, lose some influence, or remain about the same? - Russia (FUTRUS2)
TOTAL%
1) Gain45438
2) Lose29724.9
3) Same44237
9) Varied1.1
Missing107 
TOTAL1194100.0
302) We would like you to look ahead to the end of this century and tell us how you feel about the future of the following. Do you think it will gain more influence, lose some influence, or remain about the same? - Atheism (FUTATH2)
TOTAL%
1) Gain27323.3
2) Lose32327.5
3) Same57549
8) Don't know1.1
9) Varied1.1
Missing127 
TOTAL1173100.0
303) We would like you to look ahead to the end of this century and tell us how you feel about the future of the following. Do you think it will gain more influence, lose some influence, or remain about the same? - The United Nations (FUTUN2)
TOTAL%
1) Gain30725.6
2) Lose40533.8
3) Same47940
8) Don't know6.5
Missing104 
TOTAL1197100.0
304) We would like you to look ahead to the end of this century and tell us how you feel about the future of the following. Do you think it will gain more influence, lose some influence, or remain about the same? - Traditional morality (FUTMOR2)
TOTAL%
1) Gain31325.7
2) Lose55245.3
3) Same34428.2
8) Don't know6.5
9) Varied3.2
Missing83 
TOTAL1218100.0
305) We would like you to look ahead to the end of this century and tell us how you feel about the future of the following. Do you think it will gain more influence, lose some influence, or remain about the same? - Israel (FUTIS2)
TOTAL%
1) Gain24520.7
2) Lose30525.7
3) Same63253.3
8) Don't know3.3
9) Varied1.1
Missing116 
TOTAL1186100.0
306) We would like you to look ahead to the end of this century and tell us how you feel about the future of the following. Do you think it will gain more influence, lose some influence, or remain about the same? - Canada (FUTCAN2)
TOTAL%
1) Gain71657.9
2) Lose12810.3
3) Same39331.8
8) Don't know00
9) Varied00
Missing62 
TOTAL1237100.0
307) Date questionnaire returned (DATEIN2)
TOTAL%
1) October 15-31 19801299.9
2) November 1-151058.1
3) November 16-3017213.2
4) December 1-15483.7
5) December 16-31634.8
6) January 1-15, 1981181.4
7) January 16-31241.8
8) February 1-15463.5
9) February 16-28554.2
10) March-July624.8
11) August 1-1512.9
12) August 16-31584.5
13) September 1-15896.8
14) September 16-3020715.9
15) October 1-15755.8
16) October 16-31362.8
17) November 1-15382.9
18) November 16-30272.1
19) After November 30, 1981382.9
TOTAL1302100.0
308) Respondent's occupation (see summary documentation for information about codes) (OCCUP2)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL13013419.103008.64
309) Spouse's occupation (see summary documentation for information about codes) (SPOCCUP2)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL13012054.532948.49
310) What is your sex? (GENDER2)
TOTAL%
1) Male64949.9
2) Female65250.1
TOTAL1301100.0
311) In what year were you born? (YRBORN2)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL130138.6917.33
312) First year of respondent's participation (FIRSTYR2)
TOTAL%
1) 197567652
2) 198062448
TOTAL1300100.0
313) Age of respondent (AGE2)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL130144.4416.54
314) Age group (AGEGP2)
TOTAL%
1) 18-3448840.6
2) 35-5438031.6
3) 55 and over33327.7
Missing100 
TOTAL1201100.0
315) Weight (WT2)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL0.8780.964
316) What is your sex (for use with on-line analysis)? (I-GENDER)
TOTAL%
1) Male64949.9
2) Female65250.1
TOTAL1301100.0
317) Are you currently (for use with on-line analysis): (I-MARITAL2)
TOTAL%
1) Married82263.9
2) Widowed1259.7
3) Div/Sep816.3
4) Never marr21216.5
5) Cohabiting463.6
Missing15 
TOTAL1286100.0
318) Would you please indicate your general religious preference (recoded for use with on-line analysis). (I-RELIG2)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant62448.9
2) Catholic46436.4
3) Jewish312.4
4) None13110.3
5) Other252
Missing25 
TOTAL1275100.0
319) In terms of formal education, what is the highest level you have completed (recoded for use with on-line analysis)? (I-EDUC2)
TOTAL%
1) Grade schl21016.6
2) High schl44034.8
3) Tech schl22918.1
4) College22017.4
5) Grad degr16613.1
Missing35 
TOTAL1265100.0
320) Which of the figures below comes closest to your total family income, before taxes, in 1979 (recoded for use with on-line analysis)? (I-INCOME2)
TOTAL%
1) <$10,00020916.6
2) $10K-1999939031
3) $20K-2999934527.4
4) $30K-5000025120
5) >$50,000624.9
Missing45 
TOTAL1257100.0