Southern Focus Poll, Non-South Survey, Fall 1992

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) Respondent ID (RESP)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL4705146.9873114
2) Which state am I calling? (STATE1)
TOTAL%
14) Delaware20.4
16) Maryland153.2
17) Missouri183.8
18) West Virginia30.6
19) Other state not on list43191.9
Missing1 
TOTAL469100.0
3) Which state am I calling? (STATE2)
TOTAL%
2) Arizona61.4
3) California6715.5
4) Colorado81.8
5) Connecticut71.6
7) Idaho10.2
8) Illinois276.2
9) Indiana133.0
10) Iowa133.0
11) Kansas71.6
12) Maine40.9
13) Massachusetts235.3
14) Michigan255.8
15) Minnesota153.5
16) Montana10.2
17) Nebraska71.6
18) Nevada10.2
19) New Hampshire51.2
20) Name not on this list go [to] next list20346.9
Missing37 
TOTAL433100.0
4) Which state am I calling? (STATE3)
TOTAL%
1) New Jersey2311.3
2) New Mexico52.5
3) New York4220.7
4) North Dakota31.5
5) Ohio3617.7
6) Oregon125.9
7) Pennsylvania4120.2
8) Rhode Island42.0
9) South Dakota10.5
10) Utah52.5
12) Vermont167.9
13) Washington136.4
14) Wisconsin10.5
15) Wyoming10.5
Missing267 
TOTAL203100.0
5) In which year were you born? (YRBORN)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL4671948.53317
6) Just for the record, would you say that your community is in the South, or not? (COMSOUTH)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1745.9
2) No1951.4
3) Don't know/No answer12.7
Missing433 
TOTAL37100.0
7) How about your state as a whole? Is it a Southern state, or not? (STATSOU)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1058.8
2) No741.2
Missing453 
TOTAL17100.0
8) Have you ever lived in a Southern state? (SOULIV)
TOTAL%
1) Yes12326.8
2) No33673.2
Missing11 
TOTAL459100.0
9) What state did you live in when you were 16? (STATE16)
TOTAL%
1) Alabama10.2
2) Alaska10.2
4) Arizona30.6
5) Arkansas20.4
6) California4810.2
8) Colorado40.9
9) Connecticut81.7
10) Delaware20.4
12) Florida30.6
13) Georgia10.2
16) Idaho30.6
17) Illinois214.5
18) Indiana132.8
19) Iowa102.1
20) Kansas71.5
21) Kentucky51.1
22) Louisiana10.2
23) Maine40.9
24) Maryland91.9
25) Massachusetts224.7
26) Michigan245.1
27) Minnesota153.2
28) Mississippi40.9
29) Missouri153.2
30) Montana20.4
31) Nebraska71.5
32) Nevada10.2
33) New Hampshire40.9
34) New Jersey143.0
35) New Mexico40.9
36) New York408.5
37) North Carolina30.6
38) North Dakota40.9
39) Ohio357.4
40) Oklahoma30.6
41) Oregon71.5
42) Pennsylvania449.4
44) Rhode Island30.6
45) South Carolina10.2
46) South Dakota20.4
47) Tennessee20.4
48) Texas20.4
49) Utah40.9
51) Virginia61.3
53) Washington143.0
54) West Virginia61.3
55) Wisconsin132.8
77) Foreign country234.9
TOTAL470100.0
10) Do you consider yourself or anyone in your family a Southerner? (SOUFAM)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, self153.2
2) Yes, family6914.7
3) Yes, both self and family173.6
4) No36678.0
5) Don't know/No answer20.4
Missing1 
TOTAL469100.0
11) County (COUNTY1)
TOTAL%
3) 512.8
5) 37.7
9) 12.6
13) 12.6
14) 12.6
17) 12.6
19) 25.1
27) 12.6
31) 410.3
33) 512.8
47) 25.1
55) 12.6
95) 25.1
99) 12.6
101) 12.6
145) 12.6
173) 12.6
183) 12.6
189) 12.6
197) 12.6
510) 25.1
999) 12.6
Missing431 
TOTAL39100.0
12) County (COUNTY2)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL22969.44181
13) County (COUNTY3)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL20279.188153
14) Do you live in a city, a suburban community, a small town, or a rural area? (LIVEWH)
TOTAL%
1) City17537.2
2) Suburbs13027.7
3) Town10422.1
4) Rural6012.8
5) Refused/Not sure10.2
TOTAL470100.0
15) How many years of school have you completed? (EDUC)
TOTAL%
6) 6th grade10.2
7) 7th grade10.2
8) 8th grade91.9
9) 9th grade40.9
10) 10th grade91.9
11) 11th grade132.8
12) 12th grade (high school)13829.4
13) 1st year college or tech. school4810.2
14) 2nd year5912.6
15) 3rd year275.7
16) 4th year (college grad)8518.1
17) 5th year194.0
18) 6th year286.0
19) 7th year143.0
20) 8th year (PhD)71.5
21) 9 or more81.7
TOTAL470100.0
16) I'd like to ask you a few questions about your political party affiliations. First, I'd like to ask you about your party affiliation in state politics, then about your party affiliation in national politics. Regardless of how you vote, when it comes to politics here in **** do you usually think of yourself as a Republican, a Democrat, an Independent, or what? (STPARTY1)
TOTAL%
1) Republican1333.3
2) Democrat1538.5
3) Independent923.1
5) Don't know/No answer25.1
Missing431 
TOTAL39100.0
17) I'd like to ask you a few questions about your political party affiliations. First, I'd like to ask you about your party affiliation in state politics, then about your party affiliation in national politics. Regardless of how you vote, when it comes to politics here in **** do you usually think of yourself as a Republican, a Democrat, an Independent, or what? (STPARTY2)
TOTAL%
1) Republican6930.1
2) Democrat6528.4
3) Independent7432.3
4) Other party83.5
5) Don't know/No answer135.7
Missing241 
TOTAL229100.0
18) I'd like to ask you a few questions about your political party affiliations. First, I'd like to ask you about your party affiliation in state politics, then about your party affiliation in national politics. Regardless of how you vote, when it comes to politics here in **** do you usually think of yourself as a Republican, a Democrat, an Independent, or what? (STPARTY3)
TOTAL%
1) Republican6530.2
2) Democrat7434.4
3) Independent4922.8
4) Other party52.3
5) Don't know/No answer2210.2
Missing255 
TOTAL215100.0
19) [If R answered Democrat, R was asked STRDEMS] Would you call yourself a strong Democrat or a not very strong Democrat? (STRDEMS)
TOTAL%
1) Strong Democrat6743.5
2) Not very strong Democrat8051.9
3) Don't know/No answer74.5
Missing316 
TOTAL154100.0
20) [If R answered Republican, R was asked STRREPS] Would you call yourself a strong Republican or a not very strong Republican? (STRREPS)
TOTAL%
1) Strong Republican6342.9
2) Not very strong Republican8054.4
3) Don't know/No answer42.7
Missing323 
TOTAL147100.0
21) [If R answered Independent, R was asked INDEPS] Do you usually think of yourself as closer to the Republican party or as closer to the Democratic party? (INDEPS)
TOTAL%
1) Closer to Republican party4231.8
2) Closer to Democratic party4433.3
3) Don't know/No answer4634.8
Missing338 
TOTAL132100.0
22) Again, 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? (NATPARTY)
TOTAL%
1) Republican16034.0
2) Democrat15132.1
3) Independent12526.6
4) Other party143.0
5) Don't know/No answer204.3
TOTAL470100.0
23) [If R answered Democrat for NATPARTY, R was asked STRDEMS] Would you call yourself a strong Democrat or a not very strong Democrat? (STRDEMN)
TOTAL%
1) Strong Democrat7449.0
2) Not very strong Democrat7751.0
Missing319 
TOTAL151100.0
24) [If R answered Republican for NATPARTY, R was asked STRREPN] Would you call yourself a strong Republican or a not very strong Republican? (STRREPN)
TOTAL%
1) Strong Republican7044.0
2) Not very strong Republican8553.5
3) Don't know/No answer42.5
Missing311 
TOTAL159100.0
25) [If R answered Independent for NATPARTY, R was asked INDEPN] Do you usually think of yourself as closer to the Republican party or as closer to the Democratic party? (INDEPN)
TOTAL%
1) Closer to Republican party3628.8
2) Closer to Democratic party4435.2
3) Don't know/No answer4536.0
Missing345 
TOTAL125100.0
26) 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) Liberal9720.7
2) Moderate (middle of the road)15432.8
3) Conservative16835.8
4) Never think of self in these terms (no preference)204.3
5) Don't know183.8
6) No answer112.3
7) R insists that he/she has no understanding of these terms10.2
Missing1 
TOTAL469100.0
27) [If R answered liberal for LIBCON, R was asked STRLIB] Do you think of yourself as a strong liberal or a not very strong liberal? (STRLIB)
TOTAL%
1) Strong liberal4748.5
2) Not very strong liberal4344.3
3) Don't know66.2
4) No answer11.0
Missing373 
TOTAL97100.0
28) [If R answered conservative for LIBCON, R was asked STRCON] Do you think of yourself as a strong conservative or a not very strong conservative? (STRCON)
TOTAL%
1) Strong conservative8953.0
2) Not very strong conservative7242.9
3) Don't know63.6
4) No answer10.6
Missing302 
TOTAL168100.0
29) [If R answered moderate for LIBCON, R was asked MODERATE] Do you think of yourself as more like a liberal or more like a conservative? (MODERATE)
TOTAL%
1) More liberal5133.1
2) Neither3120.1
3) More conservative6844.2
4) Don't know42.6
Missing316 
TOTAL154100.0
30) How often do you attend church or other religious services? (RELIG)
TOTAL%
1) More than once a week347.2
2) Once a week13127.9
3) 2-3 times a month7616.2
4) Several times a year11624.7
5) Never10722.8
6) Refused51.1
Missing1 
TOTAL469100.0
31) What is your religious affiliation? [IF PROTESTANT, ASK:] What denomination? (FAITH)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist4810.2
2) Methodist4710.0
3) Lutheran408.5
4) Presbyterian163.4
5) Episcopalian132.8
6) Church of Christ122.6
7) Other Protestant326.8
8) Catholic15533.0
9) Jewish122.6
10) Other367.7
11) None5211.1
12) Don't know/No answer61.3
Missing1 
TOTAL469100.0
32) Are you currently... (MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Married28059.7
2) Divorced5812.4
3) Separated51.1
4) Widowed347.2
5) Single9119.4
6) No answer10.2
Missing1 
TOTAL469100.0
33) Last week were you primarily: (EMPLOYED)
TOTAL%
1) Working full time26656.7
2) Working part time418.7
3) Going to school163.4
4) Keeping house398.3
5) Retired7115.1
6) Unemployed275.8
7) Or what?71.5
8) No answer20.4
Missing1 
TOTAL469100.0
34) 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 10,000367.7
2) 10,000 to 19,9995211.2
3) 20,000 to 29,9998618.5
4) 30,000 to 39,9997115.2
5) 40,000 to 49,999388.2
6) 50,000 to 59,999337.1
7) More than 60,00010422.3
8) No answer469.9
Missing4 
TOTAL466100.0
35) What race do you consider yourself? (RACE)
TOTAL%
1) White40887.6
2) Black265.6
3) Native American/Indian40.9
4) Other265.6
5) No answer20.4
Missing4 
TOTAL466100.0
36) Are you of Hispanic origin? (HISPANIC)
TOTAL%
1) Hispanic265.6
2) Not Hispanic43793.8
3) Don't know/No answer30.6
Missing4 
TOTAL466100.0
37) How many people under 18 live in this house? (CHILD18)
TOTAL%
0) 24852.8
1) 9620.4
2) 7716.4
3) 377.9
4) 81.7
5) 30.6
12) 10.2
TOTAL470100.0
38) Let's see, including yourself, how many people 18 or older live at this telephone number? (PEOPLE)
TOTAL%
1) 10121.5
2) 26756.8
3) 7115.1
4) 286.0
5) 20.4
6) 10.2
TOTAL470100.0
39) Respondent's gender (GENDER)
TOTAL%
1) Male23650.6
2) Female23049.4
Missing4 
TOTAL466100.0
40) Do you feel that things in the country are generally going in the right direction, or do you feel things have gotten off on the wrong track? (DIRECTNT)
TOTAL%
1) Going in right direction2912.9
2) Off on wrong track17979.6
3) Not sure/Refused177.6
Missing245 
TOTAL225100.0
41) Do you feel that things in your part of the country are going in the right direction, or do you feel things have gotten off on the wrong track? (DIRECTRG)
TOTAL%
1) Going in right direction4317.9
2) Off on wrong track18677.5
3) Not sure/Refused114.6
Missing230 
TOTAL240100.0
42) Do you feel that things in the South are generally going in the right direction, or do you feel things have gotten off on the wrong track? (DIRECTS)
TOTAL%
2) Off on wrong track1100.0
Missing469 
TOTAL1100.0
43) Here are some questions about the Presidential and Vice Presidential candidates. Does a candidate's being a Southerner make you more likely to vote for him, less likely, or doesn't it make much difference? (PRESSOU)
TOTAL%
1) More likely91.9
2) Less likely112.4
3) No difference43894.0
4) Don't know/No answer81.7
Missing4 
TOTAL466100.0
44) If the election were held today, would you vote for George Bush, the Republican, or Bill Clinton, the Democrat? (VOTE1)
TOTAL%
1) Bush6729.8
2) Clinton10446.2
3) Perot (vol)177.6
4) Someone else (vol)31.3
5) Undecided (vol)2410.7
6) Would not vote (vol)31.3
7) Refused73.1
Missing245 
TOTAL225100.0
45) If the election were held today, would you vote for Bill Clinton, the Democrat, or George Bush, the Republican? (VOTE2)
TOTAL%
1) Bush7430.7
2) Clinton10342.7
3) Perot (vol)166.6
5) Undecided (vol)3012.4
6) Would not vote (vol)72.9
7) Refused114.6
Missing229 
TOTAL241100.0
46) [If R answered Bush, R was asked BUSHSUPP] Would you call yourself a strong supporter of Bush or not a strong supporter? (BUSHSUPP)
TOTAL%
1) Strong supporter6143.3
2) Not a strong supporter7653.9
3) Don't know/No answer42.8
Missing329 
TOTAL141100.0
47) [If R answered Clinton, R was asked BILLSUPP] Would you call yourself a strong supporter of Clinton or not a strong supporter? (BILLSUPP)
TOTAL%
1) Strong supporter10249.3
2) Not a strong supporter9545.9
3) Don't know/No answer104.8
Missing263 
TOTAL207100.0
48) [If R answered Perot, R was asked ROSSSUPP] Would you call yourself a strong supporter of Perot or not a strong supporter? (ROSSSUPP)
TOTAL%
1) Strong supporter1854.5
2) Not a strong supporter1442.4
3) Don't know/No answer13.0
Missing437 
TOTAL33100.0
49) [If R answered Undecided, R was asked LEAN] Well, as of today, do you lean more toward Bush or Clinton? (LEAN)
TOTAL%
1) Bush1324.1
2) Clinton1222.2
3) Perot (vol)23.7
4) Don't know/No answer2750.0
Missing416 
TOTAL54100.0
50) If a presidential candidate had tried to avoid military service during the Vietnam War, would that make you less likely to vote for him, or wouldn't it make much difference? (SERVOTE)
TOTAL%
1) Less likely to vote for12727.3
2) Not much difference30565.6
3) More likely to vote for112.4
4) Don't know/No answer224.7
Missing5 
TOTAL465100.0
51) If a presidential candidate had been unfaithful to his wife, would that make you less likely to vote for him, or wouldn't it make much difference? (MFIDVOTE)
TOTAL%
1) Less likely to vote for15032.3
2) Not much difference29162.6
4) Don't know/No answer245.2
Missing5 
TOTAL465100.0
52) In your opinion, are Bill Clinton and Al Gore different from Democratic presidential and vice presidential candidates in recent years, or are they typical Democratic candidates? (DEMTYP)
TOTAL%
1) Different24953.5
2) Typical15934.2
3) Don't know/No answer5712.3
Missing5 
TOTAL465100.0
53) How are they different? (HOWDIFF1)
TOTAL%
1) Answer238100.0
Missing232 
TOTAL238100.0
54) How are they different? (HOWDIFF2)
TOTAL%
1) Answer51100.0
Missing419 
TOTAL51100.0
55) How about if the presidential contest were between Al Gore and Dan Quayle, who would you vote for? (VICEVOTE)
TOTAL%
1) Gore27258.5
2) Quayle10021.5
3) Neither (vol)306.5
4) Don't know/No answer6313.5
Missing5 
TOTAL465100.0
56) And what if it were between Barbara Bush and Hillary Clinton, who would you vote for? (WIFEVOTE)
TOTAL%
1) Barbara Bush21245.6
2) Hillary Clinton13228.4
3) Neither (vol)337.1
4) Don't know/No answer8818.9
Missing5 
TOTAL465100.0
57) Do you think of Bill Clinton as a Southerner? (BILLSOU)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, think of as Southerner19842.6
2) No, don't21546.2
3) Don't know/No answer5211.2
Missing5 
TOTAL465100.0
58) Do you think of Al Gore as a Southerner? (ALSOU)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, think of as Southerner11624.9
2) No, don't26055.9
3) Don't know/No answer8919.1
Missing5 
TOTAL465100.0
59) Do you think of George Bush as a Southerner? (BUSHSOU)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, think of as Southerner398.4
2) No, don't38382.4
3) Don't know/No answer439.2
Missing5 
TOTAL465100.0
60) Do you think of Dan Quayle as a Southerner? (DANSOU)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, think of as Southerner275.8
2) No, don't38482.6
3) Don't know/No answer5411.6
Missing5 
TOTAL465100.0
61) Do you think of Ross Perot as a Southerner? (PEROT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, think of as Southerner11648.7
2) No, don't9740.8
3) Don't know/No answer2510.5
Missing232 
TOTAL238100.0
62) In your opinion, which candidate, George Bush or Bill Clinton, cares more about the needs and problems of the South? (CARESOU)
TOTAL%
3) Don't know/No answer1100.0
Missing469 
TOTAL1100.0
63) In your opinion, which candidate, George Bush or Bill Clinton, cares more about the needs and problems of your part of the country? (CAREREG)
TOTAL%
1) Bush10823.3
2) Clinton21045.4
3) Don't know/No answer14531.3
Missing7 
TOTAL463100.0
64) In general, do you think the country would be better governed or worse governed if the same party controlled the White House and Congress? (PARTYCON)
TOTAL%
1) Better19943.0
2) Worse13629.4
3) Depends on which party (vol)337.1
4) Don't know/No answer9520.5
Missing7 
TOTAL463100.0
65) Which candidate, Clinton or Bush, would do a better job of working to preserve the kind of values that matter to you? (VALUE1)
TOTAL%
1) Clinton10446.6
2) Bush7031.4
3) Both (vol)62.7
4) Neither (vol)209.0
5) Don't know/No answer2310.3
Missing247 
TOTAL223100.0
66) Which candidate, Bush or Clinton, would do a better job of working to preserve the kind of values that matter to you? (VALUE2)
TOTAL%
1) Clinton9941.3
2) Bush8334.6
3) Both (vol)104.2
4) Neither (vol)166.7
5) Don't know/No answer3213.3
Missing230 
TOTAL240100.0
67) Whose policies as President do you prefer--Ronald Reagan's or George Bush's? (POLPREF)
TOTAL%
1) Regan's10823.4
2) Bush's15333.1
3) Both (vol)91.9
4) Neither (vol)12226.4
5) No difference439.3
6) Don't know/No answer275.8
Missing8 
TOTAL462100.0
68) Which is more important to you--a presidential candidate's stand on issues of personal morality or on economic issues? (ECONMOR)
TOTAL%
1) Economy29964.7
2) Personal moral6113.2
3) Both8518.4
4) Neither20.4
5) Don't know/No answer153.2
Missing8 
TOTAL462100.0
69) We want to know how people think of Southern women, compared to American women in general. I'm going to read you some words that are often used to describe other people. For each word, tell me if you think the word applies more to Southern women or less to Southern women than to American women in general. Would you say that Southern women are more career-oriented or less career-oriented than American women in general? (CARERWOM)
TOTAL%
1) South women more308.8
2) South women less16347.8
3) No diff (vol)9026.4
4) Don't know/No answer4112.0
5) Skip list175.0
Missing129 
TOTAL341100.0
70) Would you say that Southern women are more friendly or less friendly than American women in general? (FRIENDLY)
TOTAL%
1) South women more22365.0
2) South women less247.0
3) No diff (vol)4713.7
4) Don't know/No answer216.1
5) Skip list288.2
Missing127 
TOTAL343100.0
71) Would you say that Southern women are more feminist, that is, sympathetic to the women's movement, or less feminist than American women in general? (FEMWOM)
TOTAL%
1) South women more5817.0
2) South women less15043.9
3) No diff (vol)7120.8
4) Don't know/No answer4112.0
5) Skip list226.4
Missing128 
TOTAL342100.0
72) Would you say that Southern women are more strong-willed or less strong-willed than American women in general? (STRNGWOM)
TOTAL%
1) South women more12436.3
2) South women less7421.6
3) No diff (vol)8023.4
4) Don't know/No answer4513.2
5) Skip list195.6
Missing128 
TOTAL342100.0
73) Would you say that Southern women are more independent or less independent than American women in general? (INDEPWOM)
TOTAL%
1) South women more5416.0
2) South women less14041.4
3) No diff (vol)8224.3
4) Don't know/No answer3610.7
5) Skip list267.7
Missing132 
TOTAL338100.0
74) Would you say that Southern women are more self-centered or less self-centered than American women in general? (SELFWOM)
TOTAL%
1) South women more6619.1
2) South women less11633.6
3) No diff (vol)9427.2
4) Don't know/No answer4011.6
5) Skip list298.4
Missing125 
TOTAL345100.0
75) Would you say that Southern women are more assertive or less assertive than American women in general? (ASSERWOM)
TOTAL%
1) South women more9026.5
2) South women less11634.2
3) No diff (vol)7622.4
4) Don't know/No answer329.4
5) Skip list257.4
Missing131 
TOTAL339100.0
76) When you think of Southern women, are there any particular women you think about? (Who?) (SOUTHWOM)
TOTAL%
1) Answer351100.0
Missing119 
TOTAL351100.0
77) Here are a few questions we are asking just for fun: Do you think Elvis Presley is still alive? (ELVIS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes122.6
2) No43794.8
3) Don't know/No answer122.6
Missing9 
TOTAL461100.0
78) Do you ever eat grits? (GRITS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes18640.3
2) No27559.7
Missing9 
TOTAL461100.0
79) [If R answered yes for GRITS, R was asked EATGRITS] How often do you eat them--just occasionally, a few times a month, more than once a week, or almost every day? (EATGRITS)
TOTAL%
1) Just occasionally16287.1
2) A few times month158.1
3) More than once week73.8
4) Almost every day21.1
Missing284 
TOTAL186100.0
80) Do you eat traditional food on New Year's Day? (TRADFOOD)
TOTAL%
1) Yes22548.8
2) No23350.5
3) Don't know/No answer30.7
Missing9 
TOTAL461100.0
81) What foods are those? (TRAD1)
TOTAL%
1) Answer219100.0
Missing251 
TOTAL219100.0
82) What foods are those? (TRAD2)
TOTAL%
1) Answer66100.0
Missing404 
TOTAL66100.0
83) What foods are those? (TRAD3)
TOTAL%
1) Answer10100.0
Missing460 
TOTAL10100.0
84) Do you usually watch the Kentucky Derby? (DERBY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes14230.8
2) No31768.8
3) Don't know/No answer20.4
Missing9 
TOTAL461100.0
85) [If R answered yes for DERBY, R was asked BETDERBY] Do you ever bet on the outcome with friends? (BETDERBY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes3927.5
2) No10271.8
3) Don't know/No answer10.7
Missing328 
TOTAL142100.0
86) Have you ever had a mint julep? (JULEP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes13930.2
2) No31969.2
3) Don't know/No answer30.7
Missing9 
TOTAL461100.0
87) Can you tell me what's in one, besides mint? (INGRE1)
TOTAL%
1) Answer315100.0
Missing155 
TOTAL315100.0
88) Can you tell me what's in one, besides mint? (INGRE2)
TOTAL%
1) Answer20100.0
Missing450 
TOTAL20100.0
89) Can you tell me what's in one, besides mint? (INGRE3)
TOTAL%
1) Answer10100.0
Missing460 
TOTAL10100.0
90) Do you ever read Southern Living magazine? (LIVING1)
TOTAL%
2) No1100.0
Missing469 
TOTAL1100.0
91) Have you ever read a magazine called Southern Living? (LIVING2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes12928.0
2) No33172.0
Missing10 
TOTAL460100.0
92) [If R answered yes to LIVING2, R was asked READLIV2] How often have you read it? (READLIV2)
TOTAL%
1) Nearly every month1410.9
2) A few times a year3930.2
3) Less than that7255.8
4) Don't know/No answer43.1
Missing341 
TOTAL129100.0
93) Do you ever drink iced tea? (ICEDTEA)
TOTAL%
1) Yes40187.0
2) No6013.0
Missing9 
TOTAL461100.0
94) [If R answered yes for ICEDTEA, R was asked SWEETTEA] Do you prefer it sweetened or unsweetened? (SWEETTEA)
TOTAL%
1) Sweetened23859.4
2) Unsweetened14836.9
3) Don't care133.2
4) Don't know/No answer20.5
Missing69 
TOTAL401100.0
95) 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) Agree255.4
2) Disagree40086.8
3) Not sure367.8
Missing9 
TOTAL461100.0
96) Respondent's accent (ACCENTS)
TOTAL%
1) Strong Southern accent40.9
2) Detectable Southern accent, but not strong214.6
3) No Southern accent43694.6
Missing9 
TOTAL461100.0
97) How much interest would you say you have in how Southerners as a whole are getting along in this country? Do you have a good deal of interest in it, some interest, or not much interest at all? (INTEREST)
TOTAL%
2) Some interest1100.0
Missing469 
TOTAL1100.0
98) Some people in the South feel they have a lot in common with other Southerners, but others we talk to don't feel this way. Would you say you feel pretty close to Southerners in general or that you don't feel much closer to them than you do to other people? (CLOSESOU)
TOTAL%
1) Feel closer to Southerners1100.0
Missing469 
TOTAL1100.0
99) How much thought would you say you have given to the South and to Southerners before today? Quite a lot, some, only a little, or almost none? (THINKSOU)
TOTAL%
2) Some1100.0
Missing469 
TOTAL1100.0
100) And now I have a few questions on more serious topics. There's a lot of talk about race relations these days, and it's important to know how people really feel about these things. Are you in favor of integration of the races, strict segregation, or something in-between? (SEGREGAT)
TOTAL%
1) Favor of integration27660.0
2) Strict segregation71.5
3) Something in-between13729.8
4) Favor integration except for dating and marriage204.3
5) No answer/Not sure204.3
Missing10 
TOTAL460100.0
101) Do you think of yourself as a feminist or not? (FEMINIST)
TOTAL%
1) Yes17337.6
2) No26056.5
3) Don't think in those terms (vol)153.3
4) Don't know/No answer122.6
Missing10 
TOTAL460100.0
102) [If R answered yes for FEMINIST, R was asked STRFEM] Would you describe yourself as a strong feminist or a not so strong feminist? (STRFEM)
TOTAL%
1) Strong feminist4928.3
2) Not so strong feminist11868.2
3) Don't know/No answer63.5
Missing297 
TOTAL173100.0
103) [If R answered no, R was asked OPPFEM] Would you describe yourself as strongly opposed to feminists, somewhat opposed to feminists, or not at all opposed to feminists? (OPPFEM)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly opposed228.5
2) Somewhat opposed10640.8
3) Not at all opposed12949.6
4) Don't know/No answer31.2
Missing210 
TOTAL260100.0
104) [Asked of women only] How often do you find yourself feeling a sense of pride as a woman in the accomplishments of other women? (PRIDEWOM)
TOTAL%
1) Most of the time9843.2
2) Some of the time6026.4
3) Occasionally4318.9
4) Almost never156.6
5) Don't know/No answer114.8
Missing243 
TOTAL227100.0
105) How often do you find yourself feeling a sense of pride in the accomplishments of women as women? (ACCWOM)
TOTAL%
1) Most of the time6829.2
2) Some of the time8134.8
3) Occasionally4117.6
4) Almost never3113.3
5) Don't know/No answer125.2
Missing237 
TOTAL233100.0
106) How often do you find yourself angry about the way women are treated in society? (ANGERWOM)
TOTAL%
1) Most of the time11525.0
2) Some of the time16836.5
3) Occasionally11324.6
4) Almost never5311.5
5) Don't know/No answer112.4
Missing10 
TOTAL460100.0
107) The federal income tax is based on the principle that people with higher incomes not only pay more taxes but also a greater percentage of their income in taxes. Do you think this is: (TAXFAIR)
TOTAL%
1) Very fair15533.8
2) Somewhat fair15634.0
3) Somewhat unfair8518.5
4) Very unfair4710.2
5) Don't know/No answer163.5
Missing11 
TOTAL459100.0
108) Some say that capital gains--that is the profits people make from the sale of investment property, stocks and so forth--should be taxed at a lower rate than their income from wages and interest. Do you strongly agree, agree, disagree, strongly disagree, or have no opinion? (CAPFAIR)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree8318.1
2) Agree13329.0
3) Disagree8518.5
4) Strongly disagree327.0
5) No opinion/No answer12627.5
Missing11 
TOTAL459100.0
109) The government is being asked to pay for many different kinds of programs these days. People disagree about how fair it is to ask taxpayers to support some of them. Would you say it is very fair, somewhat fair, somewhat unfair, or very unfair to spend government money on safe houses for victims of spouse abuse? (ABUSEFR)
TOTAL%
1) Very fair22148.1
2) Somewhat fair15734.2
3) Somewhat unfair5111.1
4) Very unfair163.5
5) Don't know/No answer143.1
Missing11 
TOTAL459100.0
110) How fair is it to spend government money on housing the homeless? Is it: (HOMELFR)
TOTAL%
1) Very fair21847.5
2) Somewhat fair16636.2
3) Somewhat unfair439.4
4) Very unfair163.5
5) Don't know/No answer163.5
Missing11 
TOTAL459100.0
111) How fair is it to spend government money on job training for the unemployed? (UNEMPFR)
TOTAL%
1) Very fair27459.7
2) Somewhat fair15032.7
3) Somewhat unfair255.4
4) Very unfair61.3
5) Don't know/No answer40.9
Missing11 
TOTAL459100.0
112) How fair is it to spend government money on medical care for AIDS patients? (AIDSFAIR)
TOTAL%
1) Very fair22248.4
2) Somewhat fair14531.6
3) Somewhat unfair398.5
4) Very unfair327.0
5) Don't know/No answer214.6
Missing11 
TOTAL459100.0
113) How fair is it to spend government money on loans for college students? (COLLFAIR)
TOTAL%
1) Very fair26056.6
2) Somewhat fair14732.0
3) Somewhat unfair296.3
4) Very unfair122.6
5) Don't know/No answer112.4
Missing11 
TOTAL459100.0
114) How fair is it to spend government money on saving endangered species? (ENDANFR)
TOTAL%
1) Very fair17337.7
2) Somewhat fair17337.7
3) Somewhat unfair5812.6
4) Very unfair296.3
5) Don't know/No answer265.7
Missing11 
TOTAL459100.0
115) Some people say pornography increases violence against women like rape and wife abuse. Do you... (PORNVIO)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree16335.5
2) Agree12727.7
3) Disagree11424.8
4) Strongly disagree286.1
5) No opinion/No answer275.9
Missing11 
TOTAL459100.0
116) Some people say that pornography is one way in which men show their power over women in today's society. Do you... (PORNPOW)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree11825.7
2) Agree12727.7
3) Disagree14531.6
4) Strongly disagree337.2
5) No opinion/No answer367.8
Missing11 
TOTAL459100.0
117) Should questions about the sale of pornography be decided at the local level, or should there be one standard everywhere in the country? (PORNREG)
TOTAL%
1) Local level17939.0
2) One standard25555.6
3) Don't know/No answer255.4
Missing11 
TOTAL459100.0
118) Should adults be allowed to buy pornography which shows homosexual relations? (BUYHOMO)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, should be allowed24052.3
2) No, should not be allowed19542.5
3) Don't know/No answer245.2
Missing11 
TOTAL459100.0
119) Should adults be allowed to buy pornography which shows someone being humiliated or shamed? (BUYSM)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, should be allowed10723.3
2) No, should not be allowed32270.2
3) Don't know/No answer306.5
Missing11 
TOTAL459100.0
120) Should adults be allowed to buy pornography which shows fake violence? (BUYVIOL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, should be allowed11625.3
2) No, should not be allowed31668.8
3) Don't know/No answer275.9
Missing11 
TOTAL459100.0
121) Should adults be allowed to buy pornography which shows both blacks and whites? (BUYRACE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, should be allowed27760.3
2) No, should not be allowed15934.6
3) Don't know/No answer235.0
Missing11 
TOTAL459100.0
122) Should adults be allowed to buy pornography which shows normal relations between men and women? (BUYPORN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, should be allowed29965.1
2) No, should not be allowed14431.4
3) Don't know/No answer163.5
Missing11 
TOTAL459100.0
123) Interviewer's Number (INTNUM)
TOTAL%
1) 7416.1
2) 112.4
3) 6514.2
4) 8719.0
5) 347.4
6) 112.4
7) 5211.3
9) 275.9
11) 429.2
12) 173.7
13) 92.0
14) 306.5
Missing11 
TOTAL459100.0
124) Date of Interview (INTDATE)
TOTAL%
1) 459100.0
Missing11 
TOTAL459100.0
125) Time of Interview (INTTIME)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL459801.174157
126) Minutes/Length of Interview (MINUTES)
TOTAL%
10) 40.9
11) 132.8
12) 306.5
13) 5812.6
14) 5311.5
15) 6514.2
16) 4910.7
17) 5512.0
18) 265.7
19) 224.8
20) 122.6
21) 194.1
22) 81.7
23) 92.0
24) 40.9
25) 71.5
26) 61.3
27) 10.2
28) 40.9
29) 30.7
30) 20.4
31) 20.4
32) 10.2
33) 10.2
34) 20.4
35) 10.2
45) 10.2
50) 10.2
Missing11 
TOTAL459100.0
127) XBACKS (XBACKS)
TOTAL%
1) 9925.7
2) 9825.5
3) 6817.7
4) 5313.8
5) 307.8
6) 133.4
7) 61.6
8) 30.8
9) 41.0
10) 51.3
11) 10.3
12) 20.5
13) 10.3
14) 10.3
20) 10.3
Missing85 
TOTAL385100.0
128) Region of country-Gallup (GALREG)
TOTAL%
2) New England439.1
3) East Central10121.5
4) West Central7716.4
5) Mountain States286.0
6) Middle Atlantic12626.8
7) Pacific Coast9520.2
TOTAL470100.0
129) Nv South or non-South recode (SOUTHRCD)
TOTAL%
1) South10.2
2) Non-South46999.8
TOTAL470100.0
130) Recode of minutes/interview (RCMIN)
TOTAL%
1) Less 15 minutes15834.4
2) 15-19 minutes21747.3
3) 20-29 minutes7315.9
4) 30+ minutes112.4
Missing11 
TOTAL459100.0
131) Age (AGE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL46743.46717
132) Liberal-conservative total (re-code) (LCRECODE)
TOTAL%
1) Strong liberal4710.4
2) Not strong liberal439.5
3) Moderate-liberal5111.3
4) Moderate316.9
5) Moderate-conservative6815.1
6) Not strong conservative8919.7
7) Strong conservative7216.0
8) No preference204.4
9) Don't know/No answer306.7
Missing19 
TOTAL451100.0
133) Residence at age 16: South/Non-south (RESIDENT)
TOTAL%
1) South347.2
2) Border326.8
3) Non-south40486.0
TOTAL470100.0
134) Called state deep South or not (DEEPSOU)
TOTAL%
2) Peripheral South398.3
3) Non-South43191.7
TOTAL470100.0
135) Which state called (STATCALL)
TOTAL%
14) Delaware20.4
16) Maryland153.2
17) Missouri183.8
18) West Virginia30.6
20) Arizona61.3
21) California6714.3
22) Colorado81.7
23) Connecticut71.5
25) Idaho10.2
26) Illinois275.7
27) Indiana132.8
28) Iowa132.8
29) Kansas71.5
30) Maine40.9
31) Massachusetts234.9
32) Michigan255.3
33) Minnesota153.2
34) Montana10.2
35) Nebraska71.5
36) Nevada10.2
37) New Hampshire51.1
38) New Jersey234.9
39) New Mexico51.1
40) New York428.9
41) North Dakota30.6
42) Ohio367.7
43) Oregon122.6
44) Pennsylvania418.7
45) Rhode Island40.9
46) South Dakota10.2
47) Utah51.1
49) Washingon163.4
50) Wisconsin132.8
51) Wyoming10.2
TOTAL470100.0
136) Educational attainment (GRADE)
TOTAL%
1) Less than grade 9112.3
2) 9th to 11th grade265.5
3) High School graduate13829.4
4) Some college13428.5
5) College graduate or more16134.3
TOTAL470100.0
137) R's partyID in state politics (STPARTY)
TOTAL%
1) Republican14631.1
2) Democrat15432.8
3) Independent13228.1
4) Other party132.8
5) Don't know/No answer255.3
TOTAL470100.0
138) County of residence (COUNTY)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL47076.128127
139) Election held today who vote for (VOTE)
TOTAL%
1) Bush14130.3
2) Clinton20744.4
3) Perot (vol)337.1
4) Someone else (vol)30.6
5) Undecided (vol)5411.6
6) Would not vote (vol)102.1
7) Refused (vol)183.9
Missing4 
TOTAL466100.0
140) Candidate preserve values (recode) (VALUES)
TOTAL%
1) Clinton20343.8
2) Bush15333.0
3) Both (vol)163.5
4) Neither (vol)367.8
5) Don't know/No answer5511.9
Missing7 
TOTAL463100.0
141) Weight variable computed as: people/man (WTVAR)
TOTAL%
.499043981444746) 10121.5
.998087962889493) 26756.8
1.49713194433425) 7115.1
1.996175925779) 286.0
2.49521990722375) 20.4
2.9942638886685) 10.2
TOTAL470100.0
142) Age of R by categories (AGECAT)
TOTAL%
1) 18 to 24469.9
2) 25 to 4423550.3
3) 45 to 6411424.4
4) 65 or older7215.4
Missing3 
TOTAL467100.0
143) State party ID (recode) (SPRCODE)
TOTAL%
1) Strong Democrat6714.6
2) Not very strong Democrat8017.4
3) Independent, closer to Democrat449.6
4) Independent4610.0
5) Independent, closer to Republican429.2
6) Not very strong Republican7917.2
7) Strong Republican6313.7
8) Other party132.8
9) Don't know/No answer255.4
Missing11 
TOTAL459100.0
144) National party ID (recode) (NPRCODE)
TOTAL%
1) Strong Democrat7415.9
2) Not very strong Democrat7716.6
3) Independent, closer to Democrat449.5
4) Independent459.7
5) Independent, closer to Republican367.7
6) Not very strong Republican8518.3
7) Strong Republican7015.1
8) Other party143.0
9) Don't know/No answer204.3
Missing5 
TOTAL465100.0
145) Recode of STATCALL (regional breakdown) (WHSTATE)
TOTAL%
2) Border388.1
3) Non-South43291.9
TOTAL470100.0
146) Cnty (CNTY)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL47076.128127
147) States FIPS codes (STFIPS)
TOTAL%
4) 61.3
6) 6714.3
8) 81.7
9) 71.5
10) 20.4
16) 10.2
17) 275.7
18) 132.8
19) 132.8
20) 71.5
23) 40.9
24) 153.2
25) 234.9
26) 255.3
27) 153.2
29) 183.8
30) 10.2
31) 71.5
32) 10.2
33) 51.1
34) 234.9
35) 51.1
36) 428.9
38) 30.6
39) 367.7
41) 122.6
42) 418.7
44) 40.9
46) 10.2
49) 51.1
53) 163.4
54) 30.6
55) 132.8
56) 10.2
TOTAL470100.0
148) State/County FIPS Code (ST_CNTY)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL47028088.89414139
149) Census (Consolidated) Metro Statistical Area (MSACMSA)
150) Respondent lives in Metro or Non-Metro county (NSMETRO)
TOTAL%
1) Metropolitan37982.6
2) Non-metropolitan8017.4
Missing11 
TOTAL459100.0
151) TOTWT (TOTWT)
TOTAL%
.932599544525147) 10121.5
1.8651990890503) 26756.8
2.7977981567383) 7115.1
3.73039817810059) 286.0
4.66299819946289) 20.4
5.59559631347655) 10.2
TOTAL470100.0
152) Eat pork on New Year's (PORK)
TOTAL%
0) No11956.4
1) Yes9243.6
Missing259 
TOTAL211100.0
153) Eat black eyed peas (BPEAS)
TOTAL%
0) No17582.9
1) Yes3617.1
Missing259 
TOTAL211100.0
154) Eat greens on New Year's (GREENS)
TOTAL%
0) No20898.6
1) Yes31.4
Missing259 
TOTAL211100.0
155) Eat seafood on New Year's (SEAFOOD)
TOTAL%
0) No19893.8
1) Yes136.2
Missing259 
TOTAL211100.0
156) Eat cabbage on New Year's (CABBAGE)
TOTAL%
0) No15874.9
1) Yes5325.1
Missing259 
TOTAL211100.0
157) Eat sweet potatoes on New Year's (SWPOT)
TOTAL%
0) No20999.1
1) Yes20.9
Missing259 
TOTAL211100.0
158) Eat cornbread on New Year's (CBREAD)
TOTAL%
0) No20999.1
1) Yes20.9
Missing259 
TOTAL211100.0
159) Eat rice on New Year's (RICE)
TOTAL%
0) No20898.6
1) Yes31.4
Missing259 
TOTAL211100.0
160) Eat other on New Year's (OTHER)
TOTAL%
0) No11956.4
1) Yes9243.6
Missing259 
TOTAL211100.0
161) Eat pork and peas (PORKPEAS)
TOTAL%
0) No19994.3
1) Yes125.7
Missing259 
TOTAL211100.0
162) Eat pork and greens (PORKGREE)
TOTAL%
0) No20999.1
1) Yes20.9
Missing259 
TOTAL211100.0
163) Eat pork, peas and greens (PKPECAB)
TOTAL%
0) No20999.1
1) Yes20.9
Missing259 
TOTAL211100.0
164) Eat peas and greens (PEAGREEN)
TOTAL%
0) No20999.1
1) Yes20.9
Missing259 
TOTAL211100.0
165) Bourbon in mint julep? (BOURBON)
TOTAL%
0) No27187.1
1) Yes4012.9
Missing159 
TOTAL311100.0
166) Whiskey in mint julep? (WHISKEY)
TOTAL%
0) No29996.1
1) Yes123.9
Missing159 
TOTAL311100.0
167) Sugar in mint julep? (SUGAR)
TOTAL%
0) No30297.1
1) Yes92.9
Missing159 
TOTAL311100.0
168) Creme de mint in mint julep? (CREMEDM)
TOTAL%
0) No30196.8
1) Yes103.2
Missing159 
TOTAL311100.0
169) Wrong answer for ingredient (JULEPWNG)
TOTAL%
0) No25582.0
1) Yes5618.0
Missing159 
TOTAL311100.0
170) Don't know what's in julep (JULEPDK)
TOTAL%
0) No11135.7
1) Yes20064.3
Missing159 
TOTAL311100.0
171) Water or ice in julep (WATERICE)
TOTAL%
0) No29895.8
1) Yes134.2
Missing159 
TOTAL311100.0
172) TKDNA (TKDNA)
TOTAL%
0) No220100.0
Missing250 
TOTAL220100.0
173) How Clinton-Gore different: younger (YOUNGER)
TOTAL%
0) No20082.6
1) Yes4217.4
Missing228 
TOTAL242100.0
174) How Clinton-Gore different: moderate (MODERATC)
TOTAL%
0) No19781.4
1) Yes4518.6
Missing228 
TOTAL242100.0
175) How Clinton-Gore different: smarter (SMARTGC)
TOTAL%
0) No23396.3
1) Yes93.7
Missing228 
TOTAL242100.0
176) How Clinton-Gore different: like JFK (KENNEDY)
TOTAL%
0) No23797.9
1) Yes52.1
Missing228 
TOTAL242100.0
177) How Clinton-Gore different: Gore a plus (GOREPLUS)
TOTAL%
0) No23095.0
1) Yes125.0
Missing228 
TOTAL242100.0
178) How Clinton-Gore different: from South (SOUTHGC)
TOTAL%
0) No24199.6
1) Yes10.4
Missing228 
TOTAL242100.0
179) How Clinton-Gore different: other (OTHERGC)
TOTAL%
0) No11145.9
1) Yes13154.1
Missing228 
TOTAL242100.0
180) How Clinton-Gore different: don't know/no answer (DKNAGC)
TOTAL%
0) No21990.5
1) Yes239.5
Missing228 
TOTAL242100.0
181) Swomen (SWOMEN)
TOTAL%
2) Wife (or ex)30.9
3) Mother (in-law)72.0
4) Grandmother41.2
5) Other relative102.9
6) Friend247.0
7) Scarlett or Leigh4713.7
8) Designing women61.7
9) Entertainers175.0
10) Other fictional TV10.3
11) Public figures (wives)4011.7
12) Authors41.2
13) Black women20.6
14) Other/Unknown257.3
15) None/No answer15344.6
Missing127 
TOTAL343100.0
182) I-AGE: Age of R by categories (for use with online analysis) (I-AGE)
TOTAL%
1) 18 to 24469.9
2) 25 to 4423550.3
3) 45 to 6411424.4
4) 65 or older7215.4
Missing3 
TOTAL467100.0
183) I-GENDER: Respondent's gender (for use with online analysis) (I-GENDER)
TOTAL%
1) Male23650.6
2) Female23049.4
Missing4 
TOTAL466100.0
184) I-EDUC: Educational attainment (for use with online analysis) (I-EDUC)
TOTAL%
1) Less than grade 9112.3
2) 9th to 11th grade265.5
3) High School graduate13829.4
4) Some college13428.5
5) College graduate or more16134.3
TOTAL470100.0
185) I-REGION: Region of country-Gallup (for use with online analysis) (I-REGION)
TOTAL%
2) New England439.1
3) East Central10121.5
4) West Central7716.4
5) Mountain States286.0
6) Middle Atlantic12626.8
7) Pacific Coast9520.2
TOTAL470100.0
186) I-RELIGION: What is your religious affiliation? [IF PROTESTANT, ASK:] What denomination? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-RELIGION)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist4810.4
2) Other Protestant16034.6
3) Catholic15533.5
4) Jewish122.6
5) Other367.8
6) None5211.2
Missing7 
TOTAL463100.0
187) I-PARTYID: National party ID (recode) (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-PARTYID)
TOTAL%
1) Democrat15133.9
2) Independent12528.1
3) Republican15534.8
4) Other party143.1
Missing25 
TOTAL445100.0
188) I-ATTEND: How often do you attend church or other religious services? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-ATTEND)
TOTAL%
1) More than once a week347.3
2) Once a week13128.2
3) 2-3 times a month7616.4
4) Several times a year11625.0
5) Never10723.1
Missing6 
TOTAL464100.0