Southern Focus Poll, Non-South Survey, Spring 1997

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) Respondent's ID number: (IDNUMBER)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL4085706.429388
2) State being called: (STATE)
TOTAL%
3) ARIZONA133.2
5) CALIFORNIA4310.5
6) COLORADO82.0
7) CONNECTICUT92.2
8) DELAWARE20.5
13) IDAHO10.2
14) ILLINOIS297.1
15) INDIANA184.4
16) IOWA71.7
17) KANSAS82.0
20) MAINE20.5
21) MARYLAND122.9
22) MASSACHUSETTS122.9
23) MICHIGAN266.4
24) MINNESOTA143.4
26) MISSOURI153.7
27) MONTANA10.2
28) NEBRASKA51.2
29) NEVADA20.5
30) NEW HAMPSHIRE41.0
31) NEW JERSEY163.9
32) NEW MEXICO61.5
33) NEW YORK399.6
35) NORTH DAKOTA20.5
36) OHIO266.4
38) OREGON112.7
39) PENNSYLVANIA307.4
40) RHODE ISLAND41.0
42) SOUTH DAKOTA20.5
45) UTAH92.2
46) VERMONT30.7
48) WASHINGTON92.2
49) WEST VIRGINIA51.2
50) WISCONSIN133.2
51) WYOMING20.5
TOTAL408100.0
3) In which year were you born? (YRBORN)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL4011952.28916
4) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO LIVE IN BORDER STATES: Just for the record, would you say that your community is in the South? (COMSOUTH)
TOTAL%
1) YES926.5
2) NO2573.5
Missing374 
TOTAL34100.0
5) 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%
3) MORE THAN 10 YEARS333.3
4) ALL MY LIFE666.7
Missing399 
TOTAL9100.0
6) 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) YES583.3
2) NO116.7
Missing402 
TOTAL6100.0
7) ASKED ONLY OF NON-SOUTHERN RESPONDENTS: Have you ever lived in a Southern state? (SOULIV)
TOTAL%
1) YES8522.8
2) NO28877.2
Missing35 
TOTAL373100.0
8) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE NOT LIVED IN THE SOUTH: Have you ever traveled or visited in the South? (TRAVIN)
TOTAL%
1) YES21976.0
2) NO6924.0
Missing120 
TOTAL288100.0
9) Which state did you live in when you were 16? (STATE16)
TOTAL%
1) ALABAMA20.5
4) ARIZONA51.2
5) ARKANSAS10.2
6) CALIFORNIA358.6
8) COLORADO61.5
9) CONNECTICUT71.7
10) DELAWARE30.7
12) FLORIDA30.7
13) GEORGIA10.2
16) IDAHO20.5
17) ILLINOIS194.7
18) INDIANA122.9
19) IOWA61.5
20) KANSAS71.7
21) KENTUCKY41.0
22) LOUISIANA30.7
23) MAINE41.0
24) MARYLAND133.2
25) MASSACHUSETTS133.2
26) MICHIGAN256.1
27) MINNESOTA153.7
28) MISSISSIPPI10.2
29) MISSOURI122.9
30) MONTANA20.5
31) NEBRASKA61.5
32) NEVADA20.5
33) NEW HAMPSHIRE10.2
34) NEW JERSEY163.9
35) NEW MEXICO51.2
36) NEW YORK368.8
37) NORTH CAROLINA30.7
38) NORTH DAKOTA30.7
39) OHIO266.4
41) OREGON82.0
42) PENNSYLVANIA368.8
44) RHODE ISLAND51.2
45) SOUTH CAROLINA10.2
46) SOUTH DAKOTA20.5
47) TENNESSEE10.2
48) TEXAS61.5
49) UTAH61.5
50) VERMONT20.5
51) VIRGINIA20.5
53) WASHINGTON82.0
54) WEST VIRGINIA41.0
55) WISCONSIN102.5
56) WYOMING20.5
77) FOREIGN COUNTRY153.7
Missing1 
TOTAL407100.0
10) ASKED ONLY OF NON-SOUTHERN RESPONDENTS: Do you consider yourself or anyone in your family a Southerner? (SOUTHFAM)
TOTAL%
1) YES, SELF184.5
2) YES, FAMILY5513.6
3) YES, BOTH164.0
4) NO31578.0
Missing4 
TOTAL404100.0
11) In which county do you now live? (COUNTY)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL39762.6255
12) Do you live in a city, a suburban community, a small town, or a rural area? (LIVEWH)
TOTAL%
1) CITY13031.9
2) SUBURBS9022.1
3) TOWN10726.3
4) RURAL AREA8019.7
Missing1 
TOTAL407100.0
13) How many years of school have you completed? (EDUC)
TOTAL%
3) 3rd GRADE10.2
4) 4th GRADE10.2
5) 5th GRADE10.2
7) 7th GRADE10.2
8) 8th GRADE61.5
9) 9th GRADE41.0
10) 10th GRADE51.2
11) 11th GRADE112.7
12) 12th GRADE (HIGH SCHOOL)11929.3
13) SOME COLLEGE (TWO-YEAR DEGREE)10425.6
14) 4 YEAR COLLEGE GRADUATE10024.6
15) ADVANCED DEGREE (M.A., PH.D., LL.D, M.D.)5313.1
Missing2 
TOTAL406100.0
14) RESPONDENTS WITH NO COLLEGE EDUCATION WERE ASKED: Did you play any organized team sports when you were in high school? RESPONDENTS WITH AT LEAST SOME COLLEGE EDUCATION WERE ASKED: Did you play any organized team sports when you were in high school or college? (TEAMS)
TOTAL%
1) YES21152.0
2) NO19548.0
Missing2 
TOTAL406100.0
15) How often, if at all, do you exercise vigorously, so that your heart rate is elevated for at least 20 minutes? Would you say you do this every day, four to six days a week, one to three days a week, a few times a month, or less often than that? (EXERCISE)
TOTAL%
1) EVERY DAY6115.2
2) FOUR TO SIX DAYS A WEEK6315.7
3) ONE TO THREE DAYS A WEEK12631.4
4) A FEW TIMES A MONTH6115.2
5) LESS OFTEN THAN THAT, OR NEVER9022.4
Missing7 
TOTAL401100.0
16) Do you currently belong to a health club, YMCA, or gym? (HLTHCLUB)
TOTAL%
1) YES8520.9
2) NO32279.1
Missing1 
TOTAL407100.0
17) How often do you attend church or other religious services? (RELIG)
TOTAL%
1) MORE THAN ONCE A WEEK287.0
2) ONCE A WEEK11929.6
3) 2-3 TIMES A MONTH5413.4
4) SEVERAL TIMES A YEAR9323.1
5) NEVER10826.9
Missing6 
TOTAL402100.0
18) What is your religious affiliation -- Protestant, Catholic, Jewish, some other religion, or no religion? (RELAFFL)
TOTAL%
1) PROTESTANT20451.3
2) CATHOLIC12230.7
3) JEWISH102.5
4) OTHER215.3
5) NO RELIGION307.5
6) CHRISTIAN OR JUST A CHRISTIAN112.8
Missing10 
TOTAL398100.0
19) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO SAID THEIR RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION IS PROTESTANT OR CHRISTIAN/JUST CHRISTIAN: With what church denomination, if any, are you most closely affiliated? (DENOM)
TOTAL%
10) BAPTIST-SOUTHERN136.0
11) BAPTIST-AMERICAN31.4
12) BAPTIST-INDEPENDENT73.3
13) BAPTIST-OTHER73.3
14) BAPTIST-DON'T KNOW94.2
15) METHODIST-UNITED2913.5
16) METHODIST-AME (AFRICAN M EPISCO)10.5
17) METHODIST-OTHER73.3
18) METHODIST-DONT'T KNOW41.9
19) LUTHERAN-EVANGELICAL L CHURCH AMER62.8
20) LUTHERAN-MISSOURI OR WISC SYNOD104.7
21) LUTHERAN-OTHER104.7
22) LUTHERAN-DON'T KNOW94.2
23) PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH IN THE USA104.7
24) PRESBYTERIAN-OTHER31.4
25) PRESBYTERIAN-DON'T KNOW62.8
26) EPISCOPALIAN/ANGLICAN94.2
27) CHURCH OF CHRIST52.3
28) UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST10.5
29) CHURCH OF GOD31.4
30) CHURCH OF GOD IN CHRIST10.5
31) ASSEMBLIES OF GOD31.4
32) CHRISTIAN CHURCH -DISCIPLES OF CHRIST20.9
33) CHRISTIAN CHURCH -OTHER/DON'T KNOW52.3
35) PENTECOSTAL41.9
36) NAZARENE -CHURCH OF10.5
37) UNITARIAN-UNIVERSALIST10.5
39) NON/INTERDENOMINATIONAL CHURCH94.2
40) OTHER177.9
41) JUST A CHRISTIAN (NO AFFILIATION)136.0
42) NO CHURCH AFFILIATION73.3
Missing193 
TOTAL215100.0
20) ASKED ONLY OF PROTESTANT RESPONDENTS: When it comes to your religious identity, would you say you are a Pentecostal, fundamentalist, evangelical, mainline Protestant, or liberal Protestant? (RELID97)
TOTAL%
1) PENTECOSTAL177.9
2) FUNDAMENTALIST146.5
3) EVANGELICAL209.3
4) MAINLINE3415.8
5) THEOLOGICALLY LIBERAL6329.3
7) NONE OF THE ABOVE219.8
8) DON'T KNOW4621.4
Missing193 
TOTAL215100.0
21) What is your marital status? (MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) MARRIED23558.3
2) DIVORCED5313.2
3) SEPARATED92.2
4) WIDOWED276.7
5) SINGLE7919.6
Missing5 
TOTAL403100.0
22) ASKED OF MARRIED, DIVORCED, SEPARATED, OR WIDOWED RESPONDENTS ONLY: How old were you when you were married? If you've been married more than once, how old were you when you were married for the first time? (AGEMAR)
TOTAL%
15) 10.3
16) 51.5
17) 144.3
18) 195.9
19) 257.7
20) 3510.8
21) 3510.8
22) 268.0
23) 3510.8
24) 237.1
25) 278.4
26) 165.0
27) 134.0
28) 92.8
29) 92.8
30) 82.5
31) 10.3
32) 61.9
33) 30.9
34) 20.6
35) 20.6
38) 20.6
39) 10.3
40) 30.9
43) 10.3
55) 10.3
60) 10.3
Missing85 
TOTAL323100.0
23) Were your parents divorced while you were growing up, that is, before you turned 18 years old? (PDIVORCE)
TOTAL%
1) YES6516.0
2) NO34184.0
Missing2 
TOTAL406100.0
24) ASKED OF MARRIED, SEPARATED, OR WIDOWED RESPONDENTS ONLY: Have you ever been divorced? (DIVORCE)
TOTAL%
1) YES4918.1
2) NO22281.9
Missing137 
TOTAL271100.0
25) Do you have any brothers or sisters? IF YES: Have any of them ever been divorced? (SDIVORCE)
TOTAL%
1) NO SIBLINGS256.2
2) SOME DIVORCED SIBLINGS15638.7
3) NO DIVORCED SIBLINGS22255.1
Missing5 
TOTAL403100.0
26) Are you a parent? (PARENT)
TOTAL%
1) YES30474.9
2) NO10225.1
Missing2 
TOTAL406100.0
27) Last week were you primarily working full time, working part time, going to school, keeping house, retired, or unemployed? (EMPLOYED)
TOTAL%
1) WORKING FULL TIME23057.6
2) WORKING PART TIME266.5
3) GOING TO SCHOOL225.5
4) KEEPING HOUSE4611.5
5) RETIRED5714.3
6) UNEMPLOYED184.5
Missing9 
TOTAL399100.0
28) ASKED ONLY OF MARRIED RESPONDENTS: What about your husband/wife? Last week was he/she primarily: (HWEMPLOY)
TOTAL%
1) WORKING FULL TIME14964.8
2) WORKING PART TIME187.8
3) GOING TO SCHOOL10.4
4) KEEPING HOUSE3013.0
5) RETIRED2711.7
6) UNEMPLOYED52.2
Missing178 
TOTAL230100.0
29) 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 $10,000267.2
2) $10,000 UP TO $19,9993710.3
3) $20,000 UP TO $29,9995816.2
4) $30,000 UP TO $39,9993910.9
5) $40,000 UP TO $49,9994512.5
6) $50,000 UP TO $59,9994612.8
7) MORE THAN $60,00010830.1
Missing49 
TOTAL359100.0
30) What race do you consider yourself? (RACE)
TOTAL%
1) WHITE/CAUCASIAN35387.6
2) BLACK143.5
3) AFRICAN-AMERICAN51.2
5) NATIVE AMERICAN/INDIAN20.5
6) ASIAN/ORIENTAL20.5
7) OTHER276.7
Missing5 
TOTAL403100.0
31) Do you happen to know whether any of your ancestors were American Indians? (AMINDIAN)
TOTAL%
1) YES, WERE9624.9
2) NO, WERE NOT28975.1
Missing23 
TOTAL385100.0
32) Are you of Hispanic origin? (HISPANIC)
TOTAL%
1) YES, HISPANIC174.2
2) NO, NOT HISPANIC38895.8
Missing3 
TOTAL405100.0
33) How many people under 18 live in this house? (CHILD18)
TOTAL%
0) 20751.0
1) 7719.0
2) 7217.7
3) 409.9
4) 61.5
5) 10.2
6) 20.5
7) 10.2
Missing2 
TOTAL406100.0
34) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WITH ONE OR MORE PEOPLE UNDER 18 IN THEIR HOUSEHOLD: How many of those are under 12 years old? (CHILD12)
TOTAL%
0) 5427.1
1) 7236.2
2) 5125.6
3) 168.0
4) 31.5
5) 21.0
6) 10.5
Missing209 
TOTAL199100.0
35) Including yourself, how many people 18 or older live at this telephone number? (PEOPLE)
TOTAL%
1) 8721.4
2) 24961.3
3) 4310.6
4) 245.9
5) 30.7
Missing2 
TOTAL406100.0
36) 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 other? (PARTYID)
TOTAL%
1) REPUBLICAN13134.4
2) DEMOCRAT12031.5
3) INDEPENDENT10828.3
4) OTHER225.8
Missing27 
TOTAL381100.0
37) 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 DEMOCRAT5445.0
2) NOT VERY STRONG DEMOCRAT5646.7
3) DON'T KNOW108.3
Missing288 
TOTAL120100.0
38) 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 REPUBLICAN4836.6
2) NOT VERY STRONG REPUBLICAN7557.3
3) DON'T KNOW86.1
Missing277 
TOTAL131100.0
39) 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 PARTY3936.1
2) CLOSER TO DEMOCRATIC PARTY3431.5
3) DON'T KNOW3532.4
Missing300 
TOTAL108100.0
40) In general, when it comes to politics, do you usually think of yourself as a LIBERAL, a CONSERVATIVE, or a MODERATE? (LIBCON)
TOTAL%
1) LIBERAL10226.1
2) MODERATE (MIDDLE OF THE ROAD)11629.7
3) CONSERVATIVE13434.3
4) NEVER THINK OF SELF IN THESE TERMS (NO PREFERENCE)102.6
5) DON'T KNOW297.4
Missing17 
TOTAL391100.0
41) 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 LIBERAL4241.2
2) NOT VERY STRONG LIBERAL5856.9
3) DON'T KNOW22.0
Missing306 
TOTAL102100.0
42) 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 CONSERVATIVE6247.3
2) NOT VERY STRONG CONSERVATIVE6348.1
3) DON'T KNOW64.6
Missing277 
TOTAL131100.0
43) 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 LIBERAL3227.6
2) NEITHER1512.9
3) MORE CONSERVATIVE6253.4
4) DON'T KNOW76.0
Missing292 
TOTAL116100.0
44) Thinking about athletes who are currently active, what ONE athlete, if any, do you admire most? (ADMIRE)
TOTAL%
10) JEFF GORDON20.9
12) EVANDER HOLYFIELD31.3
13) MICHAEL JOHNSON31.3
14) MICHAEL JORDAN8034.5
15) GREG MADDUX10.4
16) CAL RIPKIN, JR.62.6
17) EMMITT SMITH20.9
19) TIGER WOODS93.9
20) OTHER12654.3
Missing176 
TOTAL232100.0
45) BY RANDOM ASSIGNMENT, ONLY HALF OF RESPONDENTS WERE ASKED THIS QUESTION: If you had a daughter in elementary school, and she was interested in all of the following activities but only had time for one, which would you be most likely to encourage her to do -- take piano lessons, try out for the soccer team, or join the Girl Scouts? (GIRLACT)
TOTAL%
1) PIANO6033.5
2) SOCCER5530.7
3) GIRL SCOUTS6435.8
Missing229 
TOTAL179100.0
46) BY RANDOM ASSIGNMENT, THE OTHER HALF OF THE RESPONDENTS WERE ASKED THIS QUESTION: If you had a son in elementary school, and he was interested in all of the following activities but only had time for one, which would you be most likely to encourage him to do -- take piano lessons, try out for the soccer team, or join the Boy Scouts? (BOYACT)
TOTAL%
1) PIANO2212.1
2) SOCCER7038.5
3) BOY SCOUTS9049.5
Missing226 
TOTAL182100.0
47) Do you think there are any sports that are inappropriate for teen-age girls to play? (GIRLSPTS)
TOTAL%
1) YES15438.8
2) NO24361.2
Missing11 
TOTAL397100.0
48) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO BELIEVE THAT SOME SPORTS ARE INAPPROPRIATE FOR TEEN-AGE GIRLS TO PLAY: Which sport or sports would be inappropriate for teen-age girls to play? (GLFOOTB)
TOTAL%
0) RESPONDENT DID NOT MENTION FOOTBALL4730.5
1) RESPONDENT MENTIONED FOOTBALL10769.5
Missing254 
TOTAL154100.0
49) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO BELIEVE THAT SOME SPORTS ARE INAPPROPRIATE FOR TEEN-AGE GIRLS TO PLAY: Which sport or sports would be inappropriate for teen-age girls to play? (GLBASKTB)
TOTAL%
0) RESPONDENT DID NOT MENTION BASKETBALL15097.4
1) RESPONDENT MENTIONED BASKETBALL42.6
Missing254 
TOTAL154100.0
50) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO BELIEVE THAT SOME SPORTS ARE INAPPROPRIATE FOR TEEN-AGE GIRLS TO PLAY: Which sport or sports would be inappropriate for teen-age girls to play? (GLHOCKEY)
TOTAL%
0) RESPONDENT DID NOT MENTION HOCKEY13990.3
1) RESPONDENT MENTIONED HOCKEY159.7
Missing254 
TOTAL154100.0
51) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO BELIEVE THAT SOME SPORTS ARE INAPPROPRIATE FOR TEEN-AGE GIRLS TO PLAY: Which sport or sports would be inappropriate for teen-age girls to play? (GLWRESTL)
TOTAL%
0) RESPONDENT DID NOT MENTION WRESTLING10970.8
1) RESPONDENT MENTIONED WRESTLING4529.2
Missing254 
TOTAL154100.0
52) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO BELIEVE THAT SOME SPORTS ARE INAPPROPRIATE FOR TEEN-AGE GIRLS TO PLAY: Which sport or sports would be inappropriate for teen-age girls to play? (GLCHEERL)
TOTAL%
0) RESPONDENT DID NOT MENTION CHEERLEADING154100.0
Missing254 
TOTAL154100.0
53) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO BELIEVE THAT SOME SPORTS ARE INAPPROPRIATE FOR TEEN-AGE GIRLS TO PLAY: Which sport or sports would be inappropriate for teen-age girls to play? (GLGYMN)
TOTAL%
0) RESPONDENT DID NOT MENTION GYMNASTICS154100.0
Missing254 
TOTAL154100.0
54) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO BELIEVE THAT SOME SPORTS ARE INAPPROPRIATE FOR TEEN-AGE GIRLS TO PLAY: Which sport or sports would be inappropriate for teen-age girls to play? (GLCOED)
TOTAL%
0) RESPONDENT DID NOT MENTION CO-ED SPORTS13889.6
1) RESPONDENT MENTIONED CO-ED SPORTS1610.4
Missing254 
TOTAL154100.0
55) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO BELIEVE THAT SOME SPORTS ARE INAPPROPRIATE FOR TEEN-AGE GIRLS TO PLAY: Which sport or sports would be inappropriate for teen-age girls to play? (GLOTHER)
TOTAL%
0) RESPONDENT DID NOT MENTION SOME OTHER SPORT11876.6
1) RESPONDENT MENTIONED SOME OTHER SPORT3623.4
Missing254 
TOTAL154100.0
56) Do you think there are any sports that are inappropriate for teen-age boys to play? (BOYSPTS)
TOTAL%
1) YES6015.2
2) NO33584.8
Missing13 
TOTAL395100.0
57) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO BELIEVE THAT SOME SPORTS ARE INAPPROPRIATE FOR TEEN-AGE BOYS TO PLAY: Which sport or sports would be inappropriate for teen-age boys to play? (BYFOOTB)
TOTAL%
0) RESPONDENT DID NOT MENTION FOOTBALL3761.7
1) RESPONDENT MENTIONED FOOTBALL2338.3
Missing348 
TOTAL60100.0
58) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO BELIEVE THAT SOME SPORTS ARE INAPPROPRIATE FOR TEEN-AGE BOYS TO PLAY: Which sport or sports would be inappropriate for teen-age boys to play? (BYBASKTB)
TOTAL%
0) RESPONDENT DID NOT MENTION BASKETBALL60100.0
Missing348 
TOTAL60100.0
59) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO BELIEVE THAT SOME SPORTS ARE INAPPROPRIATE FOR TEEN-AGE BOYS TO PLAY: Which sport or sports would be inappropriate for teen-age boys to play? (BYHOCKEY)
TOTAL%
0) RESPONDENT DID NOT MENTION HOCKEY5286.7
1) RESPONDENT MENTIONED HOCKEY813.3
Missing348 
TOTAL60100.0
60) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO BELIEVE THAT SOME SPORTS ARE INAPPROPRIATE FOR TEEN-AGE BOYS TO PLAY: Which sport or sports would be inappropriate for teen-age boys to play? (BYWRESTL)
TOTAL%
0) RESPONDENT DID NOT MENTION WRESTLING5388.3
1) RESPONDENT MENTIONED WRESTLING711.7
Missing348 
TOTAL60100.0
61) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO BELIEVE THAT SOME SPORTS ARE INAPPROPRIATE FOR TEEN-AGE BOYS TO PLAY: Which sport or sports would be inappropriate for teen-age boys to play? (BYCHEERL)
TOTAL%
0) RESPONDENT DID NOT MENTION CHEERLEADING60100.0
Missing348 
TOTAL60100.0
62) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO BELIEVE THAT SOME SPORTS ARE INAPPROPRIATE FOR TEEN-AGE BOYS TO PLAY: Which sport or sports would be inappropriate for teen-age boys to play? (BYGYMN)
TOTAL%
0) RESPONDENT DID NOT MENTION GYMNASTICS5998.3
1) RESPONDENT MENTIONED GYMNASTICS11.7
Missing348 
TOTAL60100.0
63) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO BELIEVE THAT SOME SPORTS ARE INAPPROPRIATE FOR TEEN-AGE BOYS TO PLAY: Which sport or sports would be inappropriate for teen-age boys to play? (BYCOED)
TOTAL%
0) RESPONDENT DID NOT MENTION CO-ED SPORTS5896.7
1) RESPONDENT MENTIONED CO-ED SPORTS23.3
Missing348 
TOTAL60100.0
64) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO BELIEVE THAT SOME SPORTS ARE INAPPROPRIATE FOR TEEN-AGE BOYS TO PLAY: Which sport or sports would be inappropriate for teen-age boys to play? (BYOTHER)
TOTAL%
0) RESPONDENT DID NOT MENTION SOME OTHER SPORT2745.0
1) RESPONDENT MENTIONED SOME OTHER SPORT3355.0
Missing348 
TOTAL60100.0
65) Do you agree or disagree that female professional athletes are more likely than male professional athletes to be homosexual. (FHOMOSEX)
TOTAL%
1) AGREE5720.8
2) DISAGREE21779.2
Missing134 
TOTAL274100.0
66) Can you identify the sport that each of the following athletes plays? - Monica Seles. (SELES)
TOTAL%
1) CORRECTLY IDENTIFIED TENNIS27467.2
2) NAMED WRONG SPORT71.7
3) DON'T KNOW12731.1
TOTAL408100.0
67) Can you identify the sport that each of the following athletes plays? - Mia Hamm. (HAMM)
TOTAL%
1) CORRECTLY IDENTIFIED SOCCER286.9
2) NAMED WRONG SPORT348.3
3) DON'T KNOW34684.8
TOTAL408100.0
68) Can you identify the sport that each of the following athletes plays? - Annika Sorenstam. (SORENSTA)
TOTAL%
1) CORRECTLY IDENTIFIED GOLF327.8
2) NAMED WRONG SPORT5613.7
3) DON'T KNOW32078.4
TOTAL408100.0
69) Can you identify the sport that each of the following athletes plays? - Sheryl Swoopes. (SWOOPES)
TOTAL%
1) CORRECTLY IDENTIFIED BASKETBALL8019.6
2) NAMED WRONG SPORT245.9
3) DON'T KNOW30474.5
TOTAL408100.0
70) Can you identify the sport that each of the following athletes plays? - Picabo Street. (STREET)
TOTAL%
1) CORRECTLY IDENTIFIED SKIING14134.6
2) NAMED WRONG SPORT174.2
3) DON'T KNOW25061.3
TOTAL408100.0
71) Can you identify the sport that each of the following athletes plays? - Jackie Joyner-Kersee. (KERSEE)
TOTAL%
1) CORRECTLY IDENTIFIED TRACK & FIELD OR BASKETBALL28168.9
2) NAMED WRONG SPORT122.9
3) DON'T KNOW11528.2
TOTAL408100.0
72) On another subject, have you ever entertained a person of another race in your home? (RACEHOME)
TOTAL%
1) YES32079.4
2) NO8320.6
Missing5 
TOTAL403100.0
73) Would you object if your son or daughter dated a person of another race? (RACEDATE)
TOTAL%
1) YES6818.1
2) NO28174.7
3) DEPENDS ON PERSON/PERSON'S RACE277.2
Missing32 
TOTAL376100.0
74) Thinking about interracial dating, do you think it has become more common, less common, or remained about the same over the past 5 years? (INTERDAT)
TOTAL%
1) MORE COMMON28072.0
2) LESS COMMON71.8
3) REMAINED THE SAME10226.2
Missing19 
TOTAL389100.0
75) Now I'd like to ask you a few questions about funerals and some of the practices and rituals we have about death and dying. Have you ever been to a wake, viewing, or funeral service in someone's private home? (FRNERAL)
TOTAL%
1) YES11829.0
2) NO28971.0
Missing1 
TOTAL407100.0
76) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE BEEN TO A WAKE, VIEWING, OR FUNERAL: Was the body of the deceased present in the home in any of those cases? (BODY)
TOTAL%
1) YES10287.2
2) NO1512.8
Missing291 
TOTAL117100.0
77) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE BEEN TO A WAKE, VIEWING, OR FUNERAL WHERE THE BODY OF THE DECEASED WAS PRESENT: Was there an open casket? (CASKET)
TOTAL%
1) YES8988.1
2) NO1211.9
Missing307 
TOTAL101100.0
78) Have you ever been to a wake, viewing or funeral service where people were so upset that they were wailing and moaning? (WAILING)
TOTAL%
1) YES21051.7
2) NO19648.3
Missing2 
TOTAL406100.0
79) On a scale of 1 to 10, with 1 being never and 10 being all the time, how often would you say you think about your own death? (DEATH)
TOTAL%
1) 5213.3
2) 7519.2
3) 7318.7
4) 369.2
5) 8020.5
6) 164.1
7) 184.6
8) 225.6
9) 92.3
10) 92.3
Missing18 
TOTAL390100.0
80) Have any of your close relatives ever been cremated? (CREMATER)
TOTAL%
1) YES14134.9
2) NO26365.1
Missing4 
TOTAL404100.0
81) Thinking about yourself, how likely do you think it is that you will ask your survivors to have your body cremated? Would you say it is very likely, somewhat likely, or not very likely? (CREMATEU)
TOTAL%
1) VERY LIKELY11729.9
2) SOMEWHAT LIKELY6015.3
3) NOT VERY LIKELY21454.7
Missing17 
TOTAL391100.0
82) Within the past twelve months, about how many times did you visit a cemetery? Would you say it was never, once, two to five times, or more than five times? (CEMETARY)
TOTAL%
1) NEVER13733.8
2) ONCE8220.2
3) TWO TO FIVE TIMES12530.9
4) MORE THAN FIVE TIMES6115.1
Missing3 
TOTAL405100.0
83) Within the past twelve months, has anyone you considered a close friend or family member died? (FAMDIED)
TOTAL%
1) YES22354.8
2) NO18445.2
Missing1 
TOTAL407100.0
84) Changing the subject now...Some people say that the government does not make a strong effort to combat AIDS in the black community because the government cares less about black people than about whites. Do you think this is absolutely true, probably true, probably not true, or absolutely not true? (GOVAIDS)
TOTAL%
1) ABSOLUTELY TRUE102.7
2) PROBABLY TRUE5815.7
3) PROBABLY NOT TRUE17547.4
4) ABSOLUTELY NOT TRUE12634.1
Missing39 
TOTAL369100.0
85) Some people say that AIDS is a man-made virus. Do you think this is absolutely true, probably true, probably not true, or absolutely not true? (AIDS)
TOTAL%
1) ABSOLUTELY TRUE215.9
2) PROBABLY TRUE6919.3
3) PROBABLY NOT TRUE13437.4
4) ABSOLUTELY NOT TRUE13437.4
Missing50 
TOTAL358100.0
86) Some people say that HIV and AIDS are being used as part of a plot to deliberately kill African Americans. Do you think this is absolutely true, probably true, probably not true or absolutely not true? (AIDSPLOT)
TOTAL%
1) ABSOLUTELY TRUE41.0
2) PROBABLY TRUE92.3
3) PROBABLY NOT TRUE7920.2
4) ABSOLUTELY NOT TRUE29976.5
Missing17 
TOTAL391100.0
87) Some people say the government deliberately makes sure that drugs are easily available in poor black neighborhoods in order to harm black people. Do you think this is absolutely true, probably true, probably not true, or absolutely not true? (GOVDRUGS)
TOTAL%
1) ABSOLUTELY TRUE133.4
2) PROBABLY TRUE246.2
3) PROBABLY NOT TRUE10827.8
4) ABSOLUTELY NOT TRUE24362.6
Missing20 
TOTAL388100.0
88) Have you heard anything about the CIA being involved in the distribution of crack cocaine in this country? (CIACRACK)
TOTAL%
1) YES19048.0
2) NO20652.0
Missing12 
TOTAL396100.0
89) Some people say that the CIA has been involved in importing cocaine for distribution in the black community. Do you think this is absolutely true, probably true, probably not true, or absolutely not true? (COCAINE)
TOTAL%
1) ABSOLUTELY TRUE174.6
2) PROBABLY TRUE5815.7
3) PROBABLY NOT TRUE18550.0
4) ABSOLUTELY NOT TRUE11029.7
Missing38 
TOTAL370100.0
90) BY RANDOM ASSIGNMENT, ONLY HALF OF RESPONDENTS WERE ASKED THIS QUESTION: Should divorce in this country be more difficult to obtain, easier to obtain, or stay as it is now? (GETDIVRX)
TOTAL%
1) MORE DIFFICULT TO OBTAIN8444.0
2) EASIER TO OBTAIN189.4
3) STAY AS IT IS NOW8946.6
Missing217 
TOTAL191100.0
91) BY RANDOM ASSIGNMENT, THE OTHER HALF OF RESPONDENTS WERE ASKED THIS QUESTION: Should divorce in this country be more difficult to obtain, stay as it is now, or be easier to obtain? (GETDIVRY)
TOTAL%
1) MORE DIFFICULT TO OBTAIN10756.3
2) STAY AS IT IS NOW6031.6
3) EASIER TO OBTAIN2312.1
Missing218 
TOTAL190100.0
92) These days when people you know get married, do you generally expect their marriage will last, or do you think the couple will divorce sooner or later? (MARRLAST)
TOTAL%
1) EXPECT IT TO LAST18247.3
2) EXPECT DIVORCE16141.8
3) IT DEPENDS4210.9
Missing23 
TOTAL385100.0
93) How often, if at all, do you read from the Bible? Would you say you read the Bible every day, two to six days a week, once a week, a few times a month, a few times a year, or less often than that? (READBIBL)
TOTAL%
1) EVERY DAY4110.1
2) TWO TO SIX DAYS A WEEK4310.6
3) ONCE A WEEK368.8
4) A FEW TIMES A MONTH6115.0
5) A FEW TIMES A YEAR8320.4
6) LESS OFTEN THAN THAT, OR NEVER14335.1
Missing1 
TOTAL407100.0
94) Within the past twelve months, have you attended a religious revival meeting? (REVIVAL)
TOTAL%
1) YES5513.6
2) NO35086.4
Missing3 
TOTAL405100.0
95) Which do you think is a more likely explanation for the origin of human life on Earth -- the Biblical account of creation or Darwinian evolution? (ORIGIN)
TOTAL%
1) BIBLICAL ACCOUNT20961.5
2) DARWINIAN EVOLUTION10731.5
3) BOTH, GOD CREATED LIFE AND THEN IT EVOLVED247.1
Missing68 
TOTAL340100.0
96) Within the past twelve months, have you or anyone in your household preserved any fruits or vegetables -- that is, by canning or freezing? (FRUITS)
TOTAL%
1) YES16741.1
2) NO23958.9
Missing2 
TOTAL406100.0
97) Do you agree or disagree that the South is better off as part of the United States than it would be as a separate country? (NOTSEP)
TOTAL%
1) BETTER OFF AS PART OF UNITED STATES37597.2
2) BETTER OFF AS SEPARATE112.8
Missing22 
TOTAL386100.0
98) Sex of the respondent: (SEX)
TOTAL%
1) MALE19648.0
2) FEMALE21252.0
TOTAL408100.0
99) Respondent's accent: (ACCENTS)
TOTAL%
1) STRONG SOUTHERN ACCENT102.5
2) DETECTABLE SOUTHERN ACCENT, BUT NOT STRONG235.6
3) NO SOUTHERN ACCENT37591.9
TOTAL408100.0
100) WEIGHTING VARIABLE BY HOUSEHOLD SIZE: This equation equals the variable PEOPLE divided by 2.032 (WTVARN)
TOTAL%
.49) 8721.3
.5) 20.5
.98) 24961.0
1.48) 4310.5
1.97) 245.9
2.46) 30.7
TOTAL408100.0
101) THIS WEIGHTING VARIABLE IS BASED ON THE CENSUS OF POPULATION AND IS USED TO COMBINE NORTHERN AND SOUTHERN DATA SETS (TOTWT)
TOTAL%
1.03) 8721.3
1.04) 20.5
2.05) 24961.0
3.08) 4310.5
4.11) 245.9
5.13) 30.7
TOTAL408100.0
102) I-SEX: Sex of the respondent: (For use with on-line analysis) (I-SEX)
TOTAL%
1) MALE19648.0
2) FEMALE21252.0
TOTAL408100.0
103) I-RACE: What race do you consider yourself? (Recoded for use with on-line analysis) (I-RACE)
TOTAL%
1) White35387.6
2) African American/Black194.7
3) Other317.7
Missing5 
TOTAL403100.0
104) I-MARITAL: What is your marital status? (For use with on-line analysis) (I-MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) MARRIED23558.3
2) DIVORCED5313.2
3) SEPARATED92.2
4) WIDOWED276.7
5) SINGLE7919.6
Missing5 
TOTAL403100.0
105) I-RELIG: What is your religious affiliation -- Protestant, Catholic, Jewish, some other religion, or no religion? (Recoded for use with on-line analysis) (I-RELIG)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant20451.3
2) Catholic12230.7
3) Jewish102.5
4) Other328.0
5) No Relig307.5
Missing10 
TOTAL398100.0
106) I-PARTY: 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 other? (For use with on-line analysis) (I-PARTY)
TOTAL%
1) REPUBLICAN13134.4
2) DEMOCRAT12031.5
3) INDEPENDENT10828.3
4) OTHER225.8
Missing27 
TOTAL381100.0
107) I-EDUC: How many years of school have you completed? (Recoded for use with on-line analysis) (I-EDUC)
TOTAL%
1) Less than High School307.4
2) High School graduate11929.3
3) Some college10425.6
4) College graduate10024.6
5) Post college degree5313.1
Missing2 
TOTAL406100.0
108) 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 on-line analysis) (I-INCOME)
TOTAL%
1) Less than $20,0006317.5
2) Less than $40,0009727.0
3) Less than $50,0004512.5
4) Less than $60,0004612.8
5) $60,000 or greater10830.1
Missing49 
TOTAL359100.0