Southern Focus Poll, South Survey, Fall 1996

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) First screen (FIRST)
2) Respondent's ID number (IDNUMBER)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL8001520.75865
3) State being called (STATE)
TOTAL%
1) Alabama475.9
4) Arkansas253.1
10) Florida10913.6
11) Georgia759.4
18) Kentucky405.0
19) Louisiana394.9
25) Mississippi303.8
34) North Carolina8010.0
37) Oklahoma364.5
41) South Carolina374.6
43) Tennessee627.8
44) Texas16120.1
47) Virginia597.4
TOTAL800100.0
4) In which year were you born? (YRBORN)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL7931950.85116
5) ASKED ONLY OF SOUTHERN RESPONDENTS AND THOSE WHO LIVE IN BORDER STATES: Just for the record, would you say that your community is in the South, or not? (COMSOUTH)
TOTAL%
1) Yes71990.1
2) No708.8
3) DK/no answer91.1
Missing2 
TOTAL798100.0
6) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO SAID THEY LIVE IN THE SOUTH: Not counting time spent away at school and for other temporary reasons, have you lived in the South all your life or not? How long have you lived in the South? (LIVESOU)
TOTAL%
1) 5 years or less466.4
2) 6 to 10 years385.3
3) More than 10 years17123.8
4) All my life46264.3
5) DK/no answer20.3
Missing81 
TOTAL719100.0
7) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO SAID THEY HAVE LIVED IN THE SOUTH ALL OF THEIR LIFE: Have you ever traveled or visited outside the South? (TRAVOUT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes39585.5
2) No6614.3
3) DK/no answer10.2
Missing338 
TOTAL462100.0
8) Which State did you live in when you were 16? (STATE16)
TOTAL%
1) Alabama496.1
4) Arizona50.6
5) Arkansas212.6
6) California182.3
8) Colorado20.3
9) Connecticut40.5
10) Delaware10.1
12) Florida556.9
13) Georgia556.9
17) Illinois141.8
18) Indiana70.9
19) Iowa30.4
20) Kansas30.4
21) Kentucky374.6
22) Louisiana374.6
24) Maryland50.6
25) Massachusetts30.4
26) Michigan121.5
27) Minnesota20.3
28) Mississippi263.3
29) Missouri91.1
31) Nebraska20.3
33) New Hampshire30.4
34) New Jersey111.4
35) New Mexico10.1
36) New York324.0
37) North Carolina577.1
38) North Dakota20.3
39) Ohio121.5
40) Oklahoma283.5
41) Oregon10.1
42) Pennsylvania141.8
45) South Carolina313.9
46) South Dakota10.1
47) Tennessee516.4
48) Texas11714.6
51) Virginia455.6
53) Washington20.3
54) West Virginia30.4
55) Wisconsin50.6
56) Wyoming10.1
77) Foreign Country131.6
TOTAL800100.0
9) ASKED ONLY OF SOUTHERN RESPONDENTS: Do you consider yourself a Southerner? (SOUTHERN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes58373.1
2) No20025.1
3) DK/no answer151.9
Missing2 
TOTAL798100.0
10) In which county do you now live? (COUNTY)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL779127.449130
11) Do you live in a city, a suburban community, a small town, or a rural area? (LIVEWH)
TOTAL%
1) City23929.9
2) Suburbs15919.9
3) Town19924.9
4) Rural Area19824.8
5) Refused/Not sure50.6
TOTAL800100.0
12) How many years of school have you completed? (EDUCYEAR)
TOTAL%
1) 1st Grade (Or Less)10.1
2) 2nd Grade20.3
3) 3rd Grade40.5
4) 4th Grade10.1
6) 6th Grade81.0
7) 7th Grade30.4
8) 8th Grade121.5
9) 9th Grade162.0
10) 10th Grade172.1
11) 11th Grade324.0
12) 12th Grade (High School)22828.5
13) Some College (Two Year Degree)22327.9
14) 4 Year College Graduate16720.9
15) Advanced Degree (Ma, Phd, Lld, Md)8010.0
16) No answer60.8
TOTAL800100.0
13) Are you currently married, divorced, separated, widowed, or have you never been married? (MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Married46558.1
2) Divorced9211.5
3) Separated162.0
4) Widowed739.1
5) Single15118.9
6) No answer30.4
TOTAL800100.0
14) Are you a parent? (PARENT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes60775.9
2) No19224.0
3) DK/No answer10.1
TOTAL800100.0
15) Last week were you primarily working full time, working part time, going to school, keeping house, retired, or unemployed? (EMPLOYED)
TOTAL%
1) Working Full Time43354.1
2) Working Part Time587.3
3) Going To School374.6
4) Keeping House8110.1
5) Retired13817.3
6) Unemployed324.0
7) Something Else192.4
8) No answer20.3
TOTAL800100.0
16) ASKED ONLY OF MARRIED RESPONDENTS: What about your husband/wife, last week was he/she primarily: (HWEMPLOY)
TOTAL%
1) Working Full Time29463.4
2) Working Part Time286.0
3) Going To School71.5
4) Keeping House5111.0
5) Retired7015.1
6) Unemployed71.5
7) Something Else61.3
8) No answer10.2
Missing336 
TOTAL464100.0
17) I am going to read you a list of income categories. Please stop me when a category best describes your total household income before taxes. (INCOME)
TOTAL%
1) Less than $10,000688.5
2) $10,000 up to $19,99910713.4
3) $20,000 up to $29,99913116.4
4) $30,000 up to $39,9999011.3
5) $40,000 up to $49,9998110.1
6) $50,000 up to $59,999708.8
7) More than $60,00014818.5
8) No answer10513.1
TOTAL800100.0
18) What race do you consider yourself? (RACE94)
TOTAL%
1) White/Caucasian63379.1
2) Black769.5
3) African-American243.0
4) Negro, Colored, Etc.70.9
5) Native American/Indian91.1
6) Asian/Oriental60.8
7) Other394.9
8) No answer60.8
TOTAL800100.0
19) Are you of Hispanic origin? (HISPANIC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, Hispanic455.6
2) No, not Hispanic74693.3
3) DK/no answer91.1
TOTAL800100.0
20) How many people under 18 live in this house? (CHILD18)
TOTAL%
0) 044555.6
1) 114518.1
2) 212715.9
3) 3556.9
4) 4212.6
5) 520.3
6) 620.3
7) 710.1
12) DK/no answer20.3
TOTAL800100.0
21) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WITH ONE ORE MORE PEOPLE UNDER 18 IN THEIR HOUSEHOLD: How many of those are under 12 years old? (CHILD12)
TOTAL%
0) 09927.9
1) 113337.5
2) 29025.4
3) 3246.8
4) 482.3
12) DK/No answer10.3
Missing445 
TOTAL355100.0
22) Including yourself, how many people 18 or older live at this telephone number? (PEOPLE)
TOTAL%
1) 119724.6
2) 245056.3
3) 311013.8
4) 4283.5
5) 5101.3
9) 910.1
11) 1110.1
12) DK/No answer30.4
TOTAL800100.0
23) Regardless of how you vote, when it comes to national politics, do you usually think of yourself as a Republican, a Democrat, an Independent, or what? (PARTYID)
TOTAL%
1) Republican25531.9
2) Democrat26933.6
3) Independent16020.0
4) Other Party425.3
5) Don't Know749.3
TOTAL800100.0
24) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO THINK OF THEMSELVES AS DEMOCRATS: Would you call yourself a strong Democrat or a not very strong Democrat? (STRDEM)
TOTAL%
1) Strong Democrat14353.2
2) Not very strong Democrat11342.0
3) Don't Know134.8
Missing531 
TOTAL269100.0
25) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO THINK OF THEMSELVES AS REPUBLICAN: Would you call yourself a strong Republican or a not very strong Republican? (STRREP)
TOTAL%
1) Strong Republican13352.2
2) Not very strong Republican11243.9
3) Don't Know103.9
Missing545 
TOTAL255100.0
26) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ARE INDEPENDENT: Do you usually think of yourself as closer to the Republican party or as closer to the Democratic party? (INDEP)
TOTAL%
1) Closer to Republican Party4729.4
2) Closer to Democratic Party6339.4
3) Don't Know5031.3
Missing640 
TOTAL160100.0
27) In general, when it comes to politics, do you usually think of yourself as a liberal, a conservative, a moderate, or what? (LIBCON)
TOTAL%
1) Liberal14718.4
2) Moderate (Middle Of The Road)24931.1
3) Conservative29737.1
4) Never Think Of Self In These Terms (No Preference)405.0
5) Don't Know364.5
6) No Answer273.4
7) Respondent Doesn't Know40.5
TOTAL800100.0
28) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO THINK OF THEMSELVES AS LIBERAL: Do you think of yourself as a strong liberal, or a not very strong liberal? (STRLIB)
TOTAL%
1) Strong liberal6544.2
2) Not very strong liberal7651.7
3) Don't Know53.4
4) No Answer10.7
Missing653 
TOTAL147100.0
29) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO THINK OF THEMSELVES AS CONSERVATIVE: Do you think of yourself as a strong conservative, or a not very strong conservative? (STRCON)
TOTAL%
1) Strong conservative17759.6
2) Not very strong conservative10535.4
3) Don't Know144.7
4) No answer10.3
Missing503 
TOTAL297100.0
30) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO THINK OF THEMSELVES AS MODERATE: Do you think of yourself as more like a liberal, or more like a conservative? (MODERATE)
TOTAL%
1) More liberal9236.9
2) Neither2510.0
3) More conservative12349.4
4) Don't Know72.8
5) No Answer20.8
Missing551 
TOTAL249100.0
31) Now, thinking about religion, how important would you say religion is in your own life? Would you say that it's extremely important, very important, somewhat important, or not important? (RELIMP)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely important30838.5
2) Very important29837.3
3) Somewhat important13516.9
4) Not important526.5
5) DK/No Answer70.9
TOTAL800100.0
32) Overall, how important would you say that participation in a church or other organized religious community is in your life? Would you say that it's extremely important, very important, somewhat important, or not important? (CHRCHIMP)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely important23229.0
2) Very important26533.1
3) Somewhat important18823.5
4) Not important10312.9
5) DK/No Answer121.5
TOTAL800100.0
33) How often do you attend church or other religious services? (RELIG96F)
TOTAL%
0) DK/No Answre121.5
1) More than once a week15619.5
2) Every week22127.6
3) Nearly every week283.5
4) 2-3 times a month9211.5
5) Once a month597.4
6) Several times a year9612.0
7) Once a year313.9
8) Less than once a year182.3
9) Never8710.9
TOTAL800100.0
34) Did you happen to attend church or synagogue in the last 7 days? (ATTD7DAY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes41351.6
2) No38247.8
3) DK/No Answer50.6
TOTAL800100.0
35) How often do you take part in the activities and organizations of a church or place of worship other than attending services? I mean things like youth groups, community work, or choir practice? (CHRCHACT)
TOTAL%
1) Never35844.8
2) Several times a year14718.4
3) 2-3 times a month799.9
4) Once a week10613.3
5) More than once a week8811.0
6) DK/No Answer222.8
TOTAL800100.0
36) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ATTEND CHURCH ONCE A WEEK OR MORE: In an average week, how many hours do you usually spend attending church services and participating in other church activities? (ATTDHRS)
TOTAL%
0) 061.6
1) 14010.6
2) 26517.2
3) 37018.6
4) 45614.9
5) 53810.1
6) 6246.4
7) 7154.0
8) 8195.0
9) 941.1
10) 10102.7
11) 1120.5
12) 1230.8
15) 1541.1
20) 2051.3
24) 2430.8
29) 2930.8
30) DK/No Answer102.7
Missing423 
TOTAL377100.0
37) What is your religious affiliation, Protestant, Catholic, Jewish, nothing in particular, or something else? (RELAFFL)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant54668.3
2) Catholic11113.9
3) Jewish131.6
4) Nothing in particular192.4
5) "Just A Christian"192.4
6) Something Else627.8
7) Not Religious/Atheist/Agnostic131.6
8) DK/Refused172.1
TOTAL800100.0
38) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO SAID THEY WERE "JUST A CHRISTIAN" TO RELAFFL: Would you say that you are either a Catholic or Eastern Orthodox Christian? (CATH)
TOTAL%
1) Yes15.3
2) No1368.4
3) Don't Know526.3
Missing781 
TOTAL19100.0
39) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO SAID THEY WERE "SOMETHING ELSE" TO RELAFFL: Which religion are you? [Openended responses from those who answered "OTHER" are coded in the data set as OTHREL6.] (RELAFFL6)
TOTAL%
11) Baptist1422.6
14) Buddhist34.8
16) "Christian" or "Just Christian"58.1
20) Eastern Orthodox23.2
21) Episcopal/Anglican11.6
22) Fundamentalist11.6
23) Hindu23.2
24) Holiness11.6
26) Jehovah's Witness58.1
30) Mormon/Latter-Day Saints23.2
31) Muslim/Islamic11.6
33) Pentecostal58.1
36) Seventh Day Adventist/Adventist11.6
37) Unitarian-Universalist11.6
38) Other1219.4
39) No Religion/Atheist/Agnostic23.2
40) DK/Refused46.5
Missing738 
TOTAL62100.0
40) With what church denomination, if any, are you most closely affiliated? [If two denominations are offered, ask: "Which are you most connected to or involved in?"] (DENOM)
TOTAL%
10) Anabaptist10.2
12) Assembly Of God91.4
13) Baptist28544.5
15) Catholic40.6
16) Charismatic10.2
17) "Christian" Or "Just Christian"132.0
18) Christian and Missionary Alliance10.2
19) Christian Science10.2
20) Church(es) of Christ213.3
21) Church of God121.9
22) Church of the Nazarene10.2
24) Disciples of Christ30.5
25) Episcopalian/Angl'cn/Chrch England233.6
30) Holiness81.3
31) Independent40.6
32) Jehovah's Witness40.6
34) Lutheran243.8
36) Methodist9414.7
37) Mormon/Latter Day Saints10.2
38) Non/Inter-Denominational Protestant182.8
39) Pentecostal162.5
40) Presbyterian264.1
45) Unitarian-Universalist40.6
46) United Church Of Christ (UCC)10.2
47) Wesleyan Church10.2
48) Other304.7
49) Don't Know50.8
50) Refused40.6
51) Not Religious/Atheist/Agnostic30.5
52) None (Not Affiliated With A Church)223.4
Missing160 
TOTAL640100.0
41) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO IDENTIFIED THEMSELVES AS BAPTISTS: With which Baptist group is your church associated? Is it Southern Baptist Convention, the American Baptist Churches in the USA, the American Baptist Association, the National Baptist Convention USA, an independent Baptist church, or some other Baptist group? (DBAPTIST)
TOTAL%
10) American Baptist Association62.1
11) American Baptist USA113.9
16) Free Will Baptist62.1
19) Independent Baptist (No Denominational Ties)2910.2
20) Missionary Baptist82.8
21) National Baptist Convention USA51.8
22) Primitive Baptist10.4
25) Southern Baptist17561.4
26) Other103.5
27) Don't Know or "Just Baptist"3411.9
Missing515 
TOTAL285100.0
42) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO IDENTIFIED THEMSELVES AS METHODIST: Is that the United Methodist Church, African Methodist Episcopal Church, the Free Methodist Church, or some other Methodist group? (DMETHDST)
TOTAL%
1) African Methodist Episcopal11.1
2) African Methodist Episcopal Zion55.3
3) Free Methodist Church11.1
4) United Methodist8287.2
5) Other33.2
6) Don't Know or "Just Methodist"22.1
Missing706 
TOTAL94100.0
43) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO IDENTIFIED THEMSELVES AS PRESBYTERIAN: Is that the Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A., the Presbyterian Church in America, the Orthodox Presbyterian Church, the Evangelical Presbyterian Church, or some other Presbyterian group? (DPRESBY)
TOTAL%
1) Evangelical Presbyterian Church415.4
3) Presbyterian Church in America415.4
4) Presbyterian Church in the USA934.6
5) Other311.5
6) Don't Know or "Just Presbyterian"623.1
Missing774 
TOTAL26100.0
44) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO IDENTIFIED THEMSELVES AS LUTHERAN: Is that the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, the Missouri Synod, the Wisconsin Synod, or some other Lutheran group? (DLUTHRAN)
TOTAL%
1) Evangelical Lutheran Church In America (ELCA; formerly the Lutheran Church in America, American Lutheran Church)729.2
2) Missouri Synod833.3
3) Wisconsin Synod312.5
4) Other28.3
5) Don't Know; "Just Lutheran"416.7
Missing776 
TOTAL24100.0
45) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO IDENTIFIED THEMSELVES AS "CHRISTIAN" OR "JUST CHRISTIAN": When you say "Christian," does that mean the denomination called the "Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)," or some other Christian denomination, or do you mean to say "I am just a Christian?" (DDISCIPL)
TOTAL%
1) Disciples of Christ323.1
2) "Just A Christian"753.8
3) Other Christian denomination17.7
4) Don't Know215.4
Missing787 
TOTAL13100.0
46) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO IDENTIFIED WITH CHURCHES OF CHRIST: Is that the Church of Christ or the United Church of Christ? (DCHRIST)
TOTAL%
1) Church(es) of Christ1990.5
2) United Church of Christ14.8
4) Don't Know14.8
Missing779 
TOTAL21100.0
47) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO IDENTIFIED WITH CHURCH OF GOD: Is that the Church of God of Anderson, Indiana; the Church of God of Cleveland, Tennessee; the Church of God in Christ; or some other Church of God? (DCHGOD)
TOTAL%
1) Anderson, IN325.0
2) Cleveland, TN216.7
3) Church Of God In Christ433.3
4) Other216.7
5) Don't Know18.3
Missing788 
TOTAL12100.0
48) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO IDENTIFIED WITH HOLINESS: Is that the Christian and Missionary Alliance, the Church of the Nazarene, the Salvation Army, the Wesleyan Church, the Free Methodist Church, the Church of God (Anderson, IN), or some other Holiness group? (DHOLINES)
TOTAL%
1) Christian And Missionary Alliance112.5
6) Church Of God (Anderson, Indiana)225.0
7) Other450.0
8) Don't Know; "Just Holiness"DK/JustHol112.5
Missing792 
TOTAL8100.0
49) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO IDENTIFIED THEMSELVES AS CHARISMATIC: Is that a charismatic church associated with any denomination, a Pentecostal church, or a non-denominational charismatic church? (DCHARIS)
TOTAL%
3) Independent Charismatic1100.0
Missing799 
TOTAL1100.0
50) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO IDENTIFIED THEMSELVES AS PENTECOSTAL: What kind of church is that? Is that part of a larger church or denomination? What is that church called? (DPENTE)
TOTAL%
10) Apostolic Pentecostal16.3
11) Assemblies Of God16.3
14) Church Of God in Christ16.3
19) Pentecostal Church of God318.8
20) Pentecostal Holiness Church212.5
22) United Pentecostal Church International16.3
23) Other425.0
24) Don't Know; "Just Pentecostal"318.8
Missing784 
TOTAL16100.0
51) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO IDENTIFIED THEMSELVES AS ANABAPTIST: What kind of Anabaptist church is that? Is that part of a larger church or denomination? What is that church called? (DANABPT)
TOTAL%
7) Don't Know; "Just Anabaptist"1100.0
Missing799 
TOTAL1100.0
52) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO IDENTIFIED THEMSELVES AS INDEPENDENT OR "NON-INTERDENOMINATIONAL PROTESTANT": Is that an independent fundamentalist church, independent charismatic church, independent Pentecostal church, or independent evangelical church? (DINDEP)
TOTAL%
1) Independent Fundamentalist313.6
2) Independent Charismatic627.3
3) Independent Pentecostal313.6
4) Independent Evangelical418.2
5) Other29.1
6) Don't Know; "Just Independent"313.6
7) Refused14.5
Missing778 
TOTAL22100.0
53) Thinking about your religious faith, would you describe yourself as a fundamentalist, evangelical, mainline Protestant, or theologically liberal Protestant? (RELID)
TOTAL%
1) Fundamentalist11318.1
2) Evangelical7812.5
3) Mainline9214.7
4) Theologically Liberal9815.7
5) Other20.3
6) None of the above7411.8
7) DK/No answer16927.0
Missing174 
TOTAL626100.0
54) Do you consider yourself a charismatic Christian, or involved in the charismatic movement? (CHARISMA)
TOTAL%
1) Yes12516.8
2) No49666.6
3) Don't Know12416.6
Missing55 
TOTAL745100.0
55) NOT ASKED OF CATHOLIC OR ORTHODOX RESPONDENTS: Do you consider yourself a Pentecostal? (PENTE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes7812.4
2) No51682.3
3) Don't Know335.3
Missing173 
TOTAL627100.0
56) Do you consider yourself to be a born-again Christian, or not? (BORNAGN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes43057.7
2) No29139.1
3) Don't Know243.2
Missing55 
TOTAL745100.0
57) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ARE PARENTS: How important do you think it is for children to attend Sunday School or some other organized source of religious teaching? (RELEDUC)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely important33441.8
2) Very important33642.0
3) Somewhat important9712.1
4) Not important243.0
5) Don't Know/No Answer91.1
TOTAL800100.0
58) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ARE PARENTS: How much, if at all, would it bother you if one of your children were to marry someone from a different religious faith than your own? Would it bother you a lot, a little, or not at all? (MARRY1)
TOTAL%
1) A lot559.1
2) A little10918.0
3) Not at all37762.2
4) Depends on person508.3
5) Don't Know152.5
Missing194 
TOTAL606100.0
59) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ARE PARENTS: How much, if at all, would it bother you if one of your children married someone who had no religious faith at all? Would it bother you a lot, a little, or not at all? (MARYNO1)
TOTAL%
1) A lot24039.6
2) A little17629.0
3) Not at all15826.1
4) Depends on religion or person152.5
5) Don't Know172.8
Missing194 
TOTAL606100.0
60) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ARE NOT PARENTS: If you had children, how much, if at all, would it bother you if one of your children were to marry someone from a different religious faith than your own? Would it bother you a lot, a little, or not at all? (MARRY2)
TOTAL%
1) A lot115.7
2) A little4221.6
3) Not at all12966.5
4) Depends on religion or person105.2
5) DK/No answer21.0
Missing606 
TOTAL194100.0
61) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ARE NOT PARENTS: If you had children, how much, if at all, would it bother you if one of your children married someone who had no religious faith at all? Would it bother you a lot, a little, or not at all? (MARYNO2)
TOTAL%
1) A lot6131.4
2) A little5930.4
3) Not at all6634.0
4) Depends on religion or person42.1
5) DK/No answer42.1
Missing606 
TOTAL194100.0
62) NOT ASKED OF RESPONDENTS WHO SAID THEY NEVER ATTEND CHURCH: Tell me if the following is extremely important, very important, somewhat important, or not very important to you in your own choice of a religious congregation. - Because it is active in charitable works in your community (CHCHARTY)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely important8612.1
2) Very important31243.9
3) Somewhat important19427.3
4) Not Very important8812.4
5) Don't Know304.2
Missing90 
TOTAL710100.0
63) NOT ASKED OF RESPONDENTS WHO SAID THEY NEVER ATTEND CHURCH: Tell me if the following is extremely important, very important, somewhat important, or not very important to you in your own choice of a religious congregation. - Because it has a lot of social activities (CHSOCIAL)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely important334.6
2) Very important13819.4
3) Somewhat important21330.0
4) Not Very important29842.0
5) Don't Know283.9
Missing90 
TOTAL710100.0
64) NOT ASKED OF RESPONDENTS WHO SAID THEY NEVER ATTEND CHURCH: Tell me if the following is extremely important, very important, somewhat important, or not very important to you in your own choice of a religious congregation. - Because its religious teachings are close to your beliefs (CHTEACH)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely important20228.5
2) Very important34648.7
3) Somewhat important9613.5
4) Not Very important324.5
5) Don't Know344.8
Missing90 
TOTAL710100.0
65) NOT ASKED OF RESPONDENTS WHO SAID THEY NEVER ATTEND CHURCH: Tell me if the following is extremely important, very important, somewhat important, or not very important to you in your own choice of a religious congregation. - Because you like the sermons of the pastor, priest, or rabbi (CHSERMON)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely important12117.0
2) Very important31744.6
3) Somewhat important16122.7
4) Not Very important7811.0
5) Don't Know334.6
Missing90 
TOTAL710100.0
66) NOT ASKED OF RESPONDENTS WHO SAID THEY NEVER ATTEND CHURCH: Tell me if the following is extremely important, very important, somewhat important, or not very important to you in your own choice of a religious congregation. - Because it can get things done in the community (CHCOMMTY)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely important8211.5
2) Very important26136.8
3) Somewhat important21330.0
4) Not Very important11816.6
5) Don't Know365.1
Missing90 
TOTAL710100.0
67) How often, if ever, do you watch religious programs on television? (TVRELIG)
TOTAL%
1) Never26433.0
2) Once in a while32841.0
3) Frequently16120.1
4) Every Day364.5
5) DK/No answer111.4
TOTAL800100.0
68) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO SAID THEY WATCH RELIGIOUS TELEVISION PROGRAMS AT LEAST ONCE IN A WHILE: Have you ever contributed money to a ministry you learned about on television? (TVMONEY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes13124.4
2) No39373.3
3) DK/No answer122.2
Missing264 
TOTAL536100.0
69) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO SAID THEY HAVE CONTRIBUTED MONEY TO A MINISTRY THEY LEARNED ABOUT ON TV: Do you mind telling me about how much you contributed last year to ministries you learned about on television? (TVMONEY2)
TOTAL%
0) 03224.4
5) 521.5
10) 1053.8
20) 2053.8
25) 2532.3
30) 3010.8
50) 5086.1
85) 8510.8
90) 9010.8
100) 100107.6
150) 15021.5
180) 18010.8
200) 200107.6
250) 25010.8
400) 40010.8
500) 50032.3
1200) 120010.8
1500) 150021.5
2000) 200010.8
8888) DK/Refused/No answer4131.3
Missing669 
TOTAL131100.0
70) How often, if ever, do you listen to religious programs on the radio? (RADIOREL)
TOTAL%
1) Never39349.1
2) Once in a while22728.4
3) Frequently9411.8
4) Every Day759.4
5) DK/No answer111.4
TOTAL800100.0
71) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ARE PARENTS: Did you, or do you plan to, send your children to public schools for all of their elementary and high school education? (PSCHOOL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes45775.4
2) No12921.3
3) Don't Know203.3
Missing194 
TOTAL606100.0
72) ASKED ONLY OF PARENTS WHO DO NOT PLAN TO SEND THEIR CHILDREN TO PUBLIC SCHOOLS FOR ALL OF THEIR ELEMENTARY AND HIGH SCHOOL EDUCATION: Did you or do you homeschool your children? (HOMESCH)
TOTAL%
0) No11790.7
1) Yes129.3
Missing671 
TOTAL129100.0
73) ASKED ONLY OF PARENTS WHO DO NOT PLAN TO SEND THEIR CHILDREN TO PUBLIC SCHOOLS FOR ALL OF THEIR ELEMENTARY AND HIGH SCHOOL EDUCATION: Did you or do you send your children to Catholic school? (CATHSCH)
TOTAL%
0) No8969.0
1) Yes4031.0
Missing671 
TOTAL129100.0
74) ASKED ONLY OF PARENTS WHO DO NOT PLAN TO SEND THEIR CHILDREN TO PUBLIC SCHOOLS FOR ALL OF THEIR ELEMENTARY AND HIGH SCHOOL EDUCATION: Did you or do you send your children to some other kind of religious school? (CHRSCH)
TOTAL%
0) No7255.8
1) Yes5744.2
Missing671 
TOTAL129100.0
75) ASKED ONLY OF PARENTS WHO DO NOT PLAN TO SEND THEIR CHILDREN TO PUBLIC SCHOOLS FOR ALL OF THEIR ELEMENTARY AND HIGH SCHOOL EDUCATION: Did you or do you send your children to a non-religious private school? (PRIVSCH)
TOTAL%
0) No9876.0
1) Yes3124.0
Missing671 
TOTAL129100.0
76) ASKED ONLY OF PARENTS WHO DO NOT PLAN TO SEND THEIR CHILDREN TO PUBLIC SCHOOLS FOR ALL OF THEIR ELEMENTARY AND HIGH SCHOOL EDUCATION: Did you or do you send your children to some other school? (OTHSCH)
TOTAL%
0) No11992.2
1) Yes107.8
Missing671 
TOTAL129100.0
77) I'm going to read you some names of several Southerners. For each one, please tell me whether you admire the person a great deal, some, not much, or not at all. If you don't know enough about the person to have an opinion, just say so, okay? - How about Elizabeth Dole? Do you admire her a great deal, some, not much, or not at all? (EDOLE)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal17722.1
2) Some26332.9
3) Not much607.5
4) Not at all8410.5
5) Don't Know21627.0
TOTAL800100.0
78) I'm going to read you some names of several Southerners. For each one, please tell me whether you admire the person a great deal, some, not much, or not at all. If you don't know enough about the person to have an opinion, just say so, okay? - How about Michael Jordan? Do you admire him a great deal, some, not much, or not at all? (JORDAN)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal18423.0
2) Some35444.3
3) Not much739.1
4) Not at all10513.1
5) Don't Know8410.5
TOTAL800100.0
79) I'm going to read you some names of several Southerners. For each one, please tell me whether you admire the person a great deal, some, not much, or not at all. If you don't know enough about the person to have an opinion, just say so, okay? - How about Jimmy Carter? Do you admire him a great deal, some, not much, or not at all? (CARTER)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal30037.5
2) Some34042.5
3) Not much597.4
4) Not at all678.4
5) Don't Know344.3
TOTAL800100.0
80) I'm going to read you some names of several Southerners. For each one, please tell me whether you admire the person a great deal, some, not much, or not at all. If you don't know enough about the person to have an opinion, just say so, okay? - How about George Wallace? Do you admire him a great deal, some, not much, or not at all? (WALLACE)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal648.0
2) Some24931.1
3) Not much12115.1
4) Not at all17521.9
5) Don't Know19123.9
TOTAL800100.0
81) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO RATED GEORGE WALLACE: When you rated George Wallace, were you thinking of the former governor or the comedian? (WALLYWHO)
TOTAL%
1) Former Governor56492.6
2) Comedian304.9
3) Don't Know/No Answer152.5
Missing191 
TOTAL609100.0
82) I'm going to read you some names of several Southerners. For each one, please tell me whether you admire the person a great deal, some, not much, or not at all. If you don't know enough about the person to have an opinion, just say so, okay? - How about Ray Charles? Do you admire him a great deal, some, not much, or not at all? (CHARLES)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal26132.6
2) Some34042.5
3) Not much465.8
4) Not at all536.6
5) Don't Know10012.5
TOTAL800100.0
83) I'm going to read you some names of several Southerners. For each one, please tell me whether you admire the person a great deal, some, not much, or not at all. If you don't know enough about the person to have an opinion, just say so, okay? - How about Bill Clinton? Do you admire him a great deal, some, not much, or not at all? (CLINTON)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal18523.1
2) Some28735.9
3) Not much8811.0
4) Not at all21526.9
5) Don't Know253.1
TOTAL800100.0
84) I'm going to read you some names of several Southerners. For each one, please tell me whether you admire the person a great deal, some, not much, or not at all. If you don't know enough about the person to have an opinion, just say so, okay? - How about Newt Gingrich? Do you admire him a great deal, some, not much, or not at all? (GINGRICH)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal729.0
2) Some19724.6
3) Not much8911.1
4) Not at all27734.6
5) Don't Know16520.6
TOTAL800100.0
85) I'm going to read you some names of several Southerners. For each one, please tell me whether you admire the person a great deal, some, not much, or not at all. If you don't know enough about the person to have an opinion, just say so, okay? - How about Ross Perot? Do you admire him a great deal, some, not much, or not at all? (PEROT)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal8310.4
2) Some27534.4
3) Not much13617.0
4) Not at all23629.5
5) Don't Know708.8
TOTAL800100.0
86) I'm going to read you some names of several Southerners. For each one, please tell me whether you admire the person a great deal, some, not much, or not at all. If you don't know enough about the person to have an opinion, just say so, okay? - How about Elvis Presley? Do you admire him a great deal, some, not much, or not at all? (ELVIS)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal16720.9
2) Some32540.6
3) Not much11514.4
4) Not at all16420.5
5) Don't Know293.6
TOTAL800100.0
87) I'm going to read you some names of several Southerners. For each one, please tell me whether you admire the person a great deal, some, not much, or not at all. If you don't know enough about the person to have an opinion, just say so, okay? - How about Martin Luther King, Junior? Do you admire him a great deal, some, not much, or not at all? (KING)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal36745.9
2) Some26633.3
3) Not much506.3
4) Not at all769.5
5) Don't Know415.1
TOTAL800100.0
88) I'm going to read you some names of several Southerners. For each one, please tell me whether you admire the person a great deal, some, not much, or not at all. If you don't know enough about the person to have an opinion, just say so, okay? - How about Hank Williams, Senior? Do you admire him a great deal, some, not much, or not at all? (HANK)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal12916.1
2) Some26132.6
3) Not much8110.1
4) Not at all12615.8
5) Don't Know20325.4
TOTAL800100.0
89) I'm going to read you some names of several Southerners. For each one, please tell me whether you admire the person a great deal, some, not much, or not at all. If you don't know enough about the person to have an opinion, just say so, okay? - How about Robert E. Lee? Do you admire him a great deal, some, not much, or not at all? (LEE)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal22728.4
2) Some27834.8
3) Not much344.3
4) Not at all455.6
5) Don't Know21627.0
TOTAL800100.0
90) I'm going to read you some names of several Southerners. For each one, please tell me whether you admire the person a great deal, some, not much, or not at all. If you don't know enough about the person to have an opinion, just say so, okay? - How about Billy Graham? Do you admire him a great deal, some, not much, or not at all? (GRAHAM)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal43454.3
2) Some20525.6
3) Not much313.9
4) Not at all8310.4
5) Don't Know475.9
TOTAL800100.0
91) I'm going to read you some names of several Southerners. For each one, please tell me whether you admire the person a great deal, some, not much, or not at all. If you don't know enough about the person to have an opinion, just say so, okay? - How about Mohammad Ali? Do you admire him a great deal, some, not much, or not at all? (ALI)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal20325.4
2) Some29036.3
3) Not much8210.3
4) Not at all15219.0
5) Don't Know739.1
TOTAL800100.0
92) In general, when you think about the current laws and regulations to protect the following, do they go too far, strike about the right balance, or not go far enough? - The environment (ENVIRON)
TOTAL%
1) Go too far12515.6
2) Strike about the right balance21426.8
3) Don't go far enough41752.1
4) Don't Know445.5
TOTAL800100.0
93) In general, when you think about the current laws and regulations to protect the following, do they go too far, strike about the right balance, or not go far enough? - The welfare of children (CHILDWEL)
TOTAL%
1) Go too far8710.9
2) Strike about the right balance19224.0
3) Don't go far enough47559.4
4) Don't Know465.8
TOTAL800100.0
94) In general, when you think about the current laws and regulations to protect the following, do they go too far, strike about the right balance, or not go far enough? - The rights of persons with disabilities (DISABILY)
TOTAL%
1) Go too far718.9
2) Strike about the right balance29837.3
3) Don't go far enough37146.4
4) Don't Know607.5
TOTAL800100.0
95) In general, when you think about the current laws and regulations to protect the following, do they go too far, strike about the right balance, or not go far enough? - The rights of minorities (MINORITY)
TOTAL%
1) Go too far21627.0
2) Strike about the right balance30137.6
3) Don't go far enough21326.6
4) Don't Know708.8
TOTAL800100.0
96) In general, when you think about the current laws and regulations to protect the following, do they go too far, strike about the right balance, or not go far enough? - The rights of immigrants to this country (IMMIGRT)
TOTAL%
1) Go too far31639.5
2) Strike about the right balance22027.5
3) Don't go far enough16020.0
4) Don't Know10413.0
TOTAL800100.0
97) In general, when you think about the current laws and regulations to protect the following, do they go too far, strike about the right balance, or not go far enough? - The rights of women (WOMENRT)
TOTAL%
1) Go too far8210.3
2) Strike about the right balance31639.5
3) Don't go far enough35944.9
4) Don't Know435.4
TOTAL800100.0
98) In general, when you think about the current laws and regulations to protect the following, do they go too far, strike about the right balance, or not go far enough? - Freedom of speech (SPEECH)
TOTAL%
1) Go too far17221.5
2) Strike about the right balance38347.9
3) Don't go far enough20125.1
4) Don't Know445.5
TOTAL800100.0
99) In general, when you think about the current laws and regulations to protect the following, do they go too far, strike about the right balance, or not go far enough? Protecting neighborhoods from crime (CRIME)
TOTAL%
1) Go too far151.9
2) Strike about the right balance16720.9
3) Don't go far enough57672.0
4) Don't Know425.3
TOTAL800100.0
100) Some people think that gains made by disadvantaged groups in American society have come at the expense of white males. Others think that disadvantaged groups have made gains without hurting the position of white males. Which view comes closer to your own? (RDISCRIM)
TOTAL%
1) White males hurt23929.9
2) White males not hurt34242.8
3) Neither One/DK/No answer21927.4
TOTAL800100.0
101) Have you ever visited a national park or national forest? (NPARK)
TOTAL%
1) Yes66883.5
2) No12916.1
3) DK/No Answer30.4
TOTAL800100.0
102) Have you personally gone hunting or fishing in the last five years? (HUNT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes42052.5
2) No37947.4
3) DK/No Answer10.1
TOTAL800100.0
103) What would you say is the ideal age for a president: the 40s, the 50s, the 60s, the 70s, or what? (PREZAGE)
TOTAL%
1) 40s20025.0
2) 50s38347.9
3) 60s10312.9
4) 70s60.8
5) Other172.1
6) Doesn't Matter799.9
7) Don't Know121.5
TOTAL800100.0
104) If you were stopped at a stoplight and the car in front of you didn't move when the light changed, about how many seconds would you usually wait to blow your horn? (HORN)
TOTAL%
1) Immediately/Right away/Wouldn't wait273.4
2) One or more seconds56270.3
3) Wouldn't blow horn ever14918.6
4) Other/It Depends435.4
5) DK/No Answer192.4
TOTAL800100.0
105) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO SAID THEY WOULD WAIT ONE OR MORE SECONDS BEFORE BLOWING THEIR HORN WHEN THE CAR IN FRONT OF THEM WAS STOPPED AT A GREEN LIGHT: How many seconds would you wait? (SECONDS)
TOTAL%
1) 112.0
2) 498.7
3) 549.6
4) 183.2
5) 14225.3
6) 20.4
7) 112.0
8) 40.7
10) 12923.0
11) 10.2
12) 10.2
15) 488.5
20) 223.9
25) 10.2
30) 356.2
40) 10.2
60) 234.1
90) 10.2
100) 10.2
120) 61.1
180) 20.4
Missing238 
TOTAL562100.0
106) What term of endearment, or special name, do you call your spouse or the special person in your life? (ENDEAR)
TOTAL%
0) Honey/Hon21627.0
1) Sweetheart/Sweetie759.4
2) Dear283.5
3) Mom/Dad/Grandpa/Pa/Etc.172.1
4) Baby/Babe627.8
5) First/Last name688.5
6) Husband/Wife20.3
7) Darling232.9
8) Other10813.5
9) DK/No Spouse or Special Person20125.1
TOTAL800100.0
107) BY RANDOM ASSIGNMENT, ONLY HALF OF RESPONDENTS WERE ASKED THIS QUESTION: Do you think American men have become less "manly" than they used to be? (LESMANLY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes17943.9
2) No20951.2
3) Don't Know204.9
Missing392 
TOTAL408100.0
108) BY RANDOM ASSIGNMENT, THE OTHER HALF OF RESPONDENTS WERE ASKED THIS QUESTION: Do you think American women have become less "feminine" than they used to be? (FEMIN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes22757.9
2) No15238.8
3) Don't Know133.3
Missing408 
TOTAL392100.0
109) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO BELIEVE AMERICAN WOMEN HAVE BECOME LESS FEMININE: Is it a good thing, or a bad thing that American women have become less feminine? (GOODFEM)
TOTAL%
1) Good thing4519.8
2) Bad thing14363.0
3) Mixed2812.3
4) Don't Know114.8
Missing573 
TOTAL227100.0
110) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO BELIEVE AMERICAN MEN HAVE BECOME LESS MANLY: Is it a good thing, or a bad thing that American men have become less manly? (MANGOOD)
TOTAL%
1) Good thing179.5
2) Bad thing14681.6
3) Mixed126.7
4) Don't Know42.2
Missing621 
TOTAL179100.0
111) Do you think of Atlanta as a distinctively Southern city, or is Atlanta pretty much like other cities in the United States? (ATLSOU)
TOTAL%
1) Distinctively southern38548.1
2) Pretty much like other US cities33441.8
3) Don't Know8110.1
TOTAL800100.0
112) In general, would you say that the Olympics gave you a more favorable or a less favorable impression of the city of Atlanta than you had before? (ATLOLYP)
TOTAL%
1) More favorable39148.9
2) Less favorable729.0
3) Mixed/No difference28836.0
4) Don't Know496.1
TOTAL800100.0
113) BY RANDOM ASSIGNMENT, ONLY HALF OF RESPONDENTS WERE ASKED THIS QUESTION: I want to ask you about the expressions "you all" and "y'all." Do you ever use either one of these expressions yourself? [IF YES:] Which would you say you use more often -- "you all" or "y'all"? (YALL1)
TOTAL%
1) Never use either6416.4
2) Use you all more8822.6
3) Use Y'all more21354.6
4) Use both about the same215.4
5) DK/No Answer41.0
Missing410 
TOTAL390100.0
114) BY RANDOM ASSIGNMENT, THE OTHER HALF OF RESPONDENTS WERE ASKED THIS QUESTION: I want to ask you about the expressions "y'all" and "you all." Do you ever use either one of those expressions yourself? [IF YES:] Which would you say you use more often -- "y'all" or "you all"? (YALL2)
TOTAL%
1) Never use either6515.9
2) Use you all more9623.4
3) Use Y'all more22554.9
4) Use both about the same184.4
5) DK/No Answer61.5
Missing390 
TOTAL410100.0
115) Do you agree or disagree that if it could be done without war, the South would be better off as a separate country today? (INDEPSOU)
TOTAL%
1) Agree10212.8
2) Disagree64680.8
3) DK/No answer526.5
TOTAL800100.0
116) Gender of the respondent (recorded by interviewer) (SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Male33241.5
2) Female46858.5
TOTAL800100.0
117) Respondent's accent (recorded by interviewer) (ACCENTS)
TOTAL%
1) Strong southern accent30337.9
2) Detectable southern accent, but not strong28635.8
3) No southern accent21126.4
TOTAL800100.0
118) Interviewer Number (INTNUM)
TOTAL%
1) 253.1
2) 111.4
3) 789.8
4) 273.4
5) 597.4
6) 101.3
7) 435.4
8) 455.6
10) 263.3
11) 455.6
12) 273.4
13) 799.9
14) 192.4
15) 536.6
17) 475.9
18) 384.8
19) 364.5
20) 121.5
21) 678.4
22) 455.6
23) 81.0
TOTAL800100.0
119) Date of Poll (month, day) (DATE)
TOTAL%
922) 283.5
923) 324.0
924) 384.8
925) 324.0
926) 435.4
929) 344.3
930) 415.1
1001) 486.0
1002) 212.6
1003) 263.3
1006) 364.5
1007) 273.4
1008) 293.6
1009) 263.3
1010) 435.4
1013) 313.9
1014) 354.4
1015) 283.5
1021) 243.0
1022) 192.4
1023) 182.3
1024) 232.9
1027) 273.4
1028) 141.8
1029) 202.5
1031) 131.6
1101) 40.5
1103) 162.0
1104) 162.0
1105) 60.8
1106) 20.3
TOTAL800100.0
120) Interviewer's sex (INTGEN)
TOTAL%
1) Male15219.0
2) Female64881.0
TOTAL800100.0
121) Interviewer's race (INTRACE)
TOTAL%
1) White62478.0
2) Black/African American10913.6
4) Other678.4
TOTAL800100.0
122) Interview's length in categories (RCMIN)
TOTAL%
1) Less than 15 minutes39249.1
2) 15-19 minutes29737.2
3) 20-29 minutes9111.4
4) More than 30 minutes182.3
Missing2 
TOTAL798100.0
123) Gallup Organization Region of Country (GALREG)
TOTAL%
1) South800100.0
TOTAL800100.0
124) Age Category (AGECAT)
TOTAL%
1) 18 to 248610.8
2) 25 to 4432440.9
3) 45 to 6425532.2
4) 65 or older12816.1
Missing7 
TOTAL793100.0
125) Educational Attainment (EDUC)
TOTAL%
1) Less than Grade 9313.9
2) Grade 9 to 11658.2
3) High School Grad22828.7
4) Some College22328.1
5) College Grad or More24731.1
Missing6 
TOTAL794100.0
126) Liberal/Conservative recode (ICRECODE)
TOTAL%
1) Strong liberal658.1
2) Not strong liberal8210.3
3) Moderate liberal9211.5
4) Moderate344.3
5) Moderate conservative12315.4
6) Not strong conservative12015.0
7) Strong conservative17722.1
8) No preference405.0
9) DK/NA678.4
TOTAL800100.0
127) Residence in Deep South (DEEPSOU)
TOTAL%
1) Deep South22828.5
2) Peripheral South57271.5
TOTAL800100.0
128) Residence North/South (RESIDENT)
TOTAL%
1) South60977.4
2) Border182.3
3) Non-south16020.3
Missing13 
TOTAL787100.0
129) Recode for Party Identification (PARTYREC)
TOTAL%
1) Strong Democrat14317.9
2) Not very strong Democrat12615.8
3) Independent, closer to Democratic Party637.9
4) Independent506.3
5) Independent, closer to Republican Party475.9
6) Not very strong Republican12215.3
7) Strong Republican13316.6
8) Other party425.3
9) DK/NA749.3
TOTAL800100.0
130) State County Codes (ST_CNTY)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL80030335.76417265
131) Respondent's age (AGE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL79345.14916
132) Live in metro area (METRO)
TOTAL%
0) Non-Metro26634.1
1) Metro51365.9
Missing21 
TOTAL779100.0
133) Interviewer's Accent (Scale: 1 indicates no southern accent and 2.5 indicates strong southern accent.) (INTACC)
TOTAL%
1) 8210.3
1.1) 769.5
1.16666666666667) 597.4
1.3) 486.0
1.36666666666667) 9011.3
1.6) 253.1
1.7) 13216.5
1.8) 698.6
2.1) 789.8
2.2) 10513.1
2.5) 364.5
TOTAL800100.0
134) Faith (Collapsed variable based on RELAFFL, CATH, RELAFFL6, and DENOM.) (FAITH)
TOTAL%
1) 47459.3
2) 10413.0
3) 11614.5
4) 131.6
5) 8010.0
6) 50.6
7) 81.0
TOTAL800100.0
135) Verbatim for DENOM (denomination) if answered "other" (OTHDENOM)
136) Verbatim for RELAFFL6 (OTHREL6)
137) WEIGHTING VARIABLE BY HOUSEHOLD SIZE: This equation equals the variable PEOPLE divided by 2.0188 (WTVARS)
TOTAL%
.495294700346706) 19724.6
.5) 20.3
.990589400693413) 45056.3
1) 10.1
1.48588410104012) 11013.8
1.98117880138682) 283.5
2.47647350173353) 101.3
4.45765230312036) 10.1
5.44824170381377) 10.1
TOTAL800100.0
138) THIS WEIGHTING VARIABLE IS BASED ON THE CENSUS OF POPULATION AND IS USED TO COMBINE NORTHERN AND SOUTHERN DATA SETS (TOTWT)
TOTAL%
.231003647136472) 19724.6
.233198181784268) 20.3
.462007294272944) 45056.3
.466396363568537) 10.1
.693010941409416) 11013.8
.924014588545888) 283.5
1.15501823568236) 101.3
2.07903282422825) 10.1
2.54104011850119) 10.1
TOTAL800100.0
139) OTHDENOM coded to FAITHX categories (OTHDENO2)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist418.2
7) Other Protestant1254.5
10) Other627.3
Missing778 
TOTAL22100.0
140) Religious Preference Recode (FAITHX)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist28335.4
2) Methodist9411.8
3) Lutheran243.0
4) Presbyterian253.1
5) Episcopalian232.9
6) Church of Christ212.6
7) Other Protestant8811.0
8) Catholic11514.4
9) Jewish131.6
10) Other546.8
11) None536.6
12) DK/No Answer70.9
TOTAL800100.0
141) Church Attendance (Recode of RELIG96F) (RELIG)
TOTAL%
1) More than once a week15619.5
2) Once a week24931.1
3) 2-3 times a month9211.5
4) Several times a year20425.5
5) Never8710.9
6) DK/No answer121.5
TOTAL800100.0
142) Collapsed version of ATTDHRS (ATTDHRSX)
TOTAL%
1) Attend 0-2 hours11129.4
2) Attend 3-4 hours12633.4
3) Attend over 5 hours13034.5
30) DK/No answer102.7
Missing423 
TOTAL377100.0
143) Collapsed version of TVMONEY2 (TVMONY2X)
TOTAL%
0) Gave $03224.4
1) Gave $1-502418.3
2) Gave $51-1801511.5
3) Gave over $1801914.5
8888) DK/Refused4131.3
Missing669 
TOTAL131100.0
144) Collapsed version of SECONDS (SECONDSX)
TOTAL%
1) Wait 1-4 seconds13223.5
2) Wait 5-9 seconds15928.3
3) Wait 10-15 seconds17931.9
4) Wait over 15 seconds9216.4
Missing238 
TOTAL562100.0
145) I-ATTEND: Collapsed version of ATTDHRS (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-ATTEND)
TOTAL%
1) Attend 0-2 hours11130.2
2) Attend 3-4 hours12634.3
3) Attend over 5 hours13035.4
Missing433 
TOTAL367100.0
146) I-EDUC: Educational Attainment (for use with online analysis) (I-EDUC)
TOTAL%
1) Less than Grade 9313.9
2) Grade 9 to 11658.2
3) High School Grad22828.7
4) Some College22328.1
5) College Grad or More24731.1
Missing6 
TOTAL794100.0
147) I-GENDER: Gender of the respondent (recorded by interviewer) (for use with online analysis) (I-GENDER)
TOTAL%
1) Male33241.5
2) Female46858.5
TOTAL800100.0
148) I-INCOME: I am going to read you a list of income categories. Please stop me when a category best describes your total household income before taxes. (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-INCOME)
TOTAL%
1) Less than $19,99917525.2
3) $20,000 up to $29,99913118.8
4) $30,000 up to $39,9999012.9
5) $40,000 up to $49,9998111.7
6) $50,000 up to $59,9997010.1
7) More than $60,00014821.3
Missing105 
TOTAL695100.0
149) I-PARTYID: Regardless of how you vote, when it comes to national politics, do you usually think of yourself as a Republican, a Democrat, an Independent, or what? (for use with online analysis) (I-PARTYID)
TOTAL%
1) Republican25531.9
2) Democrat26933.6
3) Independent16020.0
4) Other Party425.3
5) Don't Know749.3
TOTAL800100.0
150) I-RACE: What race do you consider yourself? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-RACE)
TOTAL%
1) White/Caucasian63379.7
2) Black, African-American, Colored, Etc.10713.5
5) Native American/Indian91.1
6) Asian/Oriental60.8
7) Other394.9
Missing6 
TOTAL794100.0