Religious Attitude, Self-Consciousness, Self-Monitoring Scales, 1988

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


All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) Subject's ID (SID)
2) Date run (DATERUN)
TOTAL%
1) 1818.8
2) 2728.1
3) 1919.8
4) 2121.9
5) 1010.4
6) 11.0
TOTAL96100.0
3) Session start time (TIME0)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL9648.528
4) Respondent's sex (SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Male4850.0
2) Female4850.0
TOTAL96100.0
5) Respondent's race (RACE)
TOTAL%
1) White7380.2
2) Black1516.5
4) Other33.3
Missing5 
TOTAL91100.0
6) College class (CSTAT)
TOTAL%
1) Freshman2930.5
2) Sophomore3435.8
3) Junior1717.9
4) Senior1515.8
Missing1 
TOTAL95100.0
7) Letter assignment code (LETTER)
TOTAL%
1) 2425.0
2) 2425.0
3) 2425.0
4) 2425.0
TOTAL96100.0
8) Anon letter assignment code (ALET)
TOTAL%
1) 2425.0
2) 2425.0
3) 2425.0
4) 2425.0
TOTAL96100.0
9) Regular group name (GNAME)
10) Anon group name (ANAME)
11) Respondent's birthdate (BDATE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL9648.528
12) Reg group partner SID (G1)
13) Reg group member 1 SID (G2)
14) Reg group member 2 SID (G3)
15) Anon group partner SID (A1)
16) Anon group member 1 SID (A2)
17) Anon group member 2 SID (A3)
18) Start time (STRTTIME)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL9648.528
19) End time (ENDTIME)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL9648.528
20) Read the following statement and indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the statement: I feel the church (synagogue) perpetuates the values which man puts highest in his philosophy of life. (VALUES)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly Disagree33.1
2) Disagree99.4
3) Undecided4243.8
4) Agree3132.3
5) Strongly Agree1111.5
TOTAL96100.0
21) Read the following statement and indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the statement: I like to go to church (synagogue) for I get something worthwhile to think about and it keeps my mind filled with right thoughts. (WORTH)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly Disagree88.3
2) Disagree1717.7
3) Undecided2020.8
4) Agree4041.7
5) Strongly Agree1111.5
TOTAL96100.0
22) Read the following statement and indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the statement: I believe the church (synagogue) is a powerful agency for promoting both individual and social righteousness. (AGENCY)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly Disagree55.2
2) Disagree66.3
3) Undecided1414.6
4) Agree5456.3
5) Strongly Agree1717.7
TOTAL96100.0
23) Read the following statement and indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the statement: I believe the church (synagogue) is the greatest institution in America today. (INSTITUT)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly Disagree1111.5
2) Disagree2222.9
3) Undecided2930.2
4) Agree2020.8
5) Strongly Agree1414.6
TOTAL96100.0
24) Read the following statement and indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the statement: I think the church (synagogue) keeps business and politics up to a higher standard than they would otherwise tend to maintain. (BUSINESS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly Disagree66.3
2) Disagree2425.0
3) Undecided3132.3
4) Agree2930.2
5) Strongly Agree66.3
TOTAL96100.0
25) Read the following statement and indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the statement: I consider myself to be favorable toward being religious. (FAVREL)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly Disagree77.3
2) Disagree1010.4
3) Undecided2121.9
4) Agree4445.8
5) Strongly Agree1414.6
TOTAL96100.0
26) Read the following statement and indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the statement: I'm always trying to figure myself out. (FIGOUT)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly Disagree11.0
2) Disagree1111.5
3) Undecided1313.5
4) Agree4951.0
5) Strongly Agree2222.9
TOTAL96100.0
27) Read the following statement and indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the statement: I'm concerned about my style of doing things. (STYLE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly Disagree11.0
2) Disagree1414.6
3) Undecided1414.6
4) Agree5557.3
5) Strongly Agree1212.5
TOTAL96100.0
28) Read the following statement and indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the statement: Generally, I'm not very aware of myself. (AWARE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly Disagree1818.8
2) Disagree5658.3
3) Undecided1212.5
4) Agree99.4
5) Strongly Agree11.0
TOTAL96100.0
29) Read the following statement and indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the statement: It takes me time to overcome my shyness in new situations. (SHYNESS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly Disagree44.2
2) Disagree3233.3
3) Undecided99.4
4) Agree4142.7
5) Strongly Agree1010.4
TOTAL96100.0
30) Read the following statement and indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the statement: I reflect about myself a lot. (REFLECT)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly Disagree11.0
2) Disagree1717.7
3) Undecided1515.6
4) Agree4951.0
5) Strongly Agree1414.6
TOTAL96100.0
31) Read the following statement and indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the statement: I'm concerned about the way I present myself. (PRESENT)
TOTAL%
2) Disagree88.3
3) Undecided88.3
4) Agree5860.4
5) Strongly Agree2222.9
TOTAL96100.0
32) Read the following statement and indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the statement: I'm often the subject of my own fantasies. (FANTASY)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly Disagree22.1
2) Disagree2526.0
3) Undecided1616.7
4) Agree4344.8
5) Strongly Agree1010.4
TOTAL96100.0
33) Read the following statement and indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the statement: I have trouble working when someone is watching me. (TROUBLE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly Disagree33.1
2) Disagree2425.0
3) Undecided1212.5
4) Agree4344.8
5) Strongly Agree1414.6
TOTAL96100.0
34) Read the following statement and indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the statement: I never scrutinize myself. (SCRUTINI)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly Disagree2020.8
2) Disagree5456.3
3) Undecided1616.7
4) Agree66.3
TOTAL96100.0
35) Read the following statement and indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the statement: I get embarrassed easily. (EMBARASS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly Disagree77.3
2) Disagree3031.3
3) Undecided1111.5
4) Agree3839.6
5) Strongly Agree1010.4
TOTAL96100.0
36) Read the following statement and indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the statement:I'm self-conscious about the way I look. (SELFCON)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly Disagree11.0
2) Disagree1212.5
3) Undecided88.3
4) Agree5961.5
5) Strongly Agree1616.7
TOTAL96100.0
37) Read the following statement and indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the statement: I don't find it hard to talk to strangers. (HARDTALK)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly Disagree55.2
2) Disagree2728.1
3) Undecided1010.4
4) Agree4647.9
5) Strongly Agree88.3
TOTAL96100.0
38) Read the following statement and indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the statement: I'm generally attentive to my inner feelings. (ATTENT)
TOTAL%
2) Disagree55.2
3) Undecided1616.7
4) Agree6971.9
5) Strongly Agree66.3
TOTAL96100.0
39) Read the following statement and indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the statement: I usually worry about making a good impression. (IMPRESS)
TOTAL%
2) Disagree1111.5
3) Undecided99.4
4) Agree6365.6
5) Strongly Agree1313.5
TOTAL96100.0
40) Read the following statement and indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the statement: I'm constantly examining my motives. (MOTIVES)
TOTAL%
2) Disagree2526.0
3) Undecided2020.8
4) Agree4142.7
5) Strongly Agree1010.4
TOTAL96100.0
41) Read the following statement and indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the statement: I feel anxious when I speak in front of a group. (ANXIOUS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly Disagree11.0
2) Disagree2324.0
3) Undecided77.3
4) Agree4647.9
5) Strongly Agree1919.8
TOTAL96100.0
42) Read the following statement and indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the statement: One of the last things I do before I leave my house is look in the mirror. (MIRROR)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly Disagree44.2
2) Disagree3536.5
3) Undecided66.3
4) Agree3940.6
5) Strongly Agree1212.5
TOTAL96100.0
43) Read the following statement and indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the statement: I sometimes have the feeling that I'm off somewhere watching myself. (WATCH)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly Disagree1010.4
2) Disagree4546.9
3) Undecided1717.7
4) Agree1818.8
5) Strongly Agree66.3
TOTAL96100.0
44) Read the following statement and indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the statement: I'm concerned about what other people think of me. (OTHTHINK)
TOTAL%
2) Disagree1313.5
3) Undecided88.3
4) Agree6062.5
5) Strongly Agree1515.6
TOTAL96100.0
45) Read the following statement and indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the statement: I'm alert to changes in my mood. (MOOD)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly Disagree11.0
2) Disagree66.3
3) Undecided1212.5
4) Agree5961.5
5) Strongly Agree1818.8
TOTAL96100.0
46) Read the following statement and indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the statement: I'm usually aware of my appearance. (APPEAR)
TOTAL%
2) Disagree66.3
3) Undecided1515.6
4) Agree6466.7
5) Strongly Agree1111.5
TOTAL96100.0
47) Read the following statement and indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the statement: I'm aware of the way my mind works when I work through a problem. (MINDWORK)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly Disagree11.0
2) Disagree1717.7
3) Undecided2222.9
4) Agree4951.0
5) Strongly Agree77.3
TOTAL96100.0
48) Read the following statement and indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the statement: Large groups make me nervous. (NERVOUS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly Disagree99.4
2) Disagree4850.0
3) Undecided1414.6
4) Agree2020.8
5) Strongly Agree55.2
TOTAL96100.0
49) Read the following statement and indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the statement: I find it hard to imitate the behavior of other people. (IMITATE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly Disagree77.3
2) Disagree4951.0
3) Undecided1313.5
4) Agree2425.0
5) Strongly Agree33.1
TOTAL96100.0
50) Read the following statement and indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the statement: My behavior is usually an expression of my true inner feelings, attitudes, and beliefs. (TRUEINN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly Disagree22.1
2) Disagree1414.6
3) Undecided2728.1
4) Agree4445.8
5) Strongly Agree99.4
TOTAL96100.0
51) Read the following statement and indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the statement: At parties and social gatherings, I do not attempt to do or say things that others will like. (PARTIES)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly Disagree1010.4
2) Disagree5052.1
3) Undecided1919.8
4) Agree1414.6
5) Strongly Agree33.1
TOTAL96100.0
52) Read the following statement and indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the statement: I can only argue for ideas which I already believe. (ARGUE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly Disagree44.2
2) Disagree4445.8
3) Undecided1313.5
4) Agree3233.3
5) Strongly Agree33.1
TOTAL96100.0
53) Read the following statement and indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the statement: I can make impromptu speeches even on topics about which I have almost no information. (SPEECHES)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly Disagree1515.6
2) Disagree3940.6
3) Undecided1212.5
4) Agree2526.0
5) Strongly Agree55.2
TOTAL96100.0
54) Read the following statement and indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the statement: I guess I put on a show to impress and entertain people. (ONASHOW)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly Disagree1010.4
2) Disagree3334.4
3) Undecided1818.8
4) Agree3233.3
5) Strongly Agree33.1
TOTAL96100.0
55) Read the following statement and indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the statement: When I am uncertain how to act in a social situation, I look to the behavior of others for cues. (CUES)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly Disagree22.1
2) Disagree88.3
3) Undecided1212.5
4) Agree6668.8
5) Strongly Agree88.3
TOTAL96100.0
56) Read the following statement and indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the statement: I would probably make a good actor. (ACTOR)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly Disagree77.3
2) Disagree2728.1
3) Undecided1818.8
4) Agree3637.5
5) Strongly Agree88.3
TOTAL96100.0
57) Read the following statement and indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the statement: I rarely need the advice of my friends to choose movies, books, or music. (ADVICE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly Disagree33.1
2) Disagree2627.1
3) Undecided1717.7
4) Agree4445.8
5) Strongly Agree66.3
TOTAL96100.0
58) Read the following statement and indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the statement: I sometimes appear to others to be experiencing deeper emotions than I actually am. (EMOTIONS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly Disagree88.3
2) Disagree3233.3
3) Undecided1414.6
4) Agree3637.5
5) Strongly Agree66.3
TOTAL96100.0
59) Read the following statement and indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the statement: I laugh more when I watch a comedy with others than when alone. (COMEDY)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly Disagree66.3
2) Disagree3233.3
3) Undecided1212.5
4) Agree3940.6
5) Strongly Agree77.3
TOTAL96100.0
60) Read the following statement and indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the statement: In a group of people I am rarely the center of attention. (CENTER)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly Disagree44.2
2) Disagree3031.3
3) Undecided2222.9
4) Agree3334.4
5) Strongly Agree77.3
TOTAL96100.0
61) Read the following statement and indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the statement: In different situations and with different people, I often act like very different persons. (ACTDIFF)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly Disagree44.2
2) Disagree3031.3
3) Undecided1818.8
4) Agree3839.6
5) Strongly Agree66.3
TOTAL96100.0
62) Read the following statement and indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the statement: I am not particularly good at making other people like me. (LIKEME)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly Disagree55.2
2) Disagree5456.3
3) Undecided2121.9
4) Agree1515.6
5) Strongly Agree11.0
TOTAL96100.0
63) Read the following statement and indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the statement: Even if I am not enjoying myself, I often pretend to be having a good time. (PRETEND)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly Disagree22.1
2) Disagree2930.2
3) Undecided1818.8
4) Agree4344.8
5) Strongly Agree44.2
TOTAL96100.0
64) Read the following statement and indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the statement: I'm not always the person I appear to be. (PERSON)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly Disagree11.0
2) Disagree2121.9
3) Undecided1212.5
4) Agree5456.3
5) Strongly Agree88.3
TOTAL96100.0
65) Read the following statement and indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the statement: I would not change my opinions (or the way I do things) in order to please someone else or win their favor. (OPINION)
TOTAL%
2) Disagree2425.0
3) Undecided2121.9
4) Agree3940.6
5) Strongly Agree1212.5
TOTAL96100.0
66) Read the following statement and indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the statement: I have considered being an entertainer. (ENTERTAI)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly Disagree1111.5
2) Disagree3435.4
3) Undecided44.2
4) Agree3839.6
5) Strongly Agree99.4
TOTAL96100.0
67) Read the following statement and indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the statement: In order to get along and be liked, I tend to be what people expect me to be rather than anything else. (GETALONG)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly Disagree66.3
2) Disagree5456.3
3) Undecided2121.9
4) Agree1515.6
TOTAL96100.0
68) Read the following statement and indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the statement: I have never been good at games like charades or improvisational acting. (CHARADE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly Disagree1111.5
2) Disagree3839.6
3) Undecided2222.9
4) Agree2121.9
5) Strongly Agree44.2
TOTAL96100.0
69) Read the following statement and indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the statement: I have trouble changing my behavior to suit different people and different situations. (CHANGING)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly Disagree66.3
2) Disagree5052.1
3) Undecided1515.6
4) Agree2121.9
5) Strongly Agree44.2
TOTAL96100.0
70) Read the following statement and indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the statement: At a party I let others keep the jokes and stories going. (JOKES)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly Disagree44.2
2) Disagree4041.7
3) Undecided1616.7
4) Agree2930.2
5) Strongly Agree77.3
TOTAL96100.0
71) Read the following statement and indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the statement: I feel a bit awkward in company and do not show up quite so well as I should. (AWKWARD)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly Disagree44.2
2) Disagree4243.8
3) Undecided1919.8
4) Agree2627.1
5) Strongly Agree55.2
TOTAL96100.0
72) Read the following statement and indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the statement: I can look anyone in the eye and tell a lie with a straight face (if for a right end). (TELLALIE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly Disagree66.3
2) Disagree2930.2
3) Undecided1212.5
4) Agree3536.5
5) Strongly Agree1414.6
TOTAL96100.0
73) Read the following statement and indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the statement: I may deceive people by being friendly when I really dislike them. (FRIENDLY)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly Disagree66.3
2) Disagree2526.0
3) Undecided1414.6
4) Agree4546.9
5) Strongly Agree66.3
TOTAL96100.0
74) I-SEX: Respondent's sex (for use with online analysis) (I-SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Male4850.0
2) Female4850.0
TOTAL96100.0
75) I-RACE: Respondent's race (for use with online analysis) (I-RACE)
TOTAL%
1) White7380.2
2) Black1516.5
4) Other33.3
Missing5 
TOTAL91100.0
76) I-CLASSYR: College class (for use with online analysis) (I-CLASSYR)
TOTAL%
1) Freshman2930.5
2) Sophomore3435.8
3) Junior1717.9
4) Senior1515.8
Missing1 
TOTAL95100.0