Southern Focus Poll, Oversample Survey, Spring 1995

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) Respnum (RESPNUM)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL34910689.278407
2) Timeans (TIMEANS)
TOTAL%
52) 20.6
53) 30.9
54) 113.2
55) 216.0
56) 329.2
57) 4011.5
58) 308.6
59) 144.0
60) 82.3
61) 30.9
62) 30.9
67) 30.9
73) 10.3
81) 10.3
105) 20.6
106) 10.3
107) 61.7
108) 92.6
109) 123.4
110) 298.3
111) 226.3
112) 267.4
113) 174.9
114) 123.4
115) 144.0
116) 41.1
117) 113.2
118) 51.4
120) 20.6
121) 10.3
122) 30.9
127) 10.3
TOTAL349100.0
3) Resptyp (RESPTYP)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL34910689.278407
4) In which year were you born? (YRBORN)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL3421949.1418
5) Just for the record, would you say that your community is in the South, or not? (COMSOUTH)
TOTAL%
1) Yes32092.2
2) No185.2
3) Don't know/No answer92.6
Missing2 
TOTAL347100.0
6) Not counting time spent away at school and for other temporary reasons, have you lived in the South all your life or not? [IF NOT, ASK:] How long have you lived in the South? (LIVESOU)
TOTAL%
1) Less than 5 years185.6
2) 6 to 10 years134.1
3) More than 10 years4413.8
4) All my life24476.3
5) Don't know/No answer10.3
Missing29 
TOTAL320100.0
7) Have you ever traveled or visited outside the South? (TRAVOUT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes21588.1
2) No2911.9
Missing105 
TOTAL244100.0
8) Which state did you live in when you were 16? (STATE16)
TOTAL%
1) Alabama329.2
4) Arizona10.3
5) Arkansas82.3
6) California30.9
9) Connecticut20.6
12) Florida154.3
13) Georgia3710.6
18) Indiana10.3
19) Iowa10.3
21) Kentucky30.9
22) Louisiana3810.9
23) Maine10.3
24) Maryland20.6
25) Massachusetts30.9
26) Michigan30.9
28) Mississippi318.9
29) Missouri30.9
34) New Jersey10.3
36) New York72.0
37) North Carolina5515.8
39) Ohio30.9
41) Oregon10.3
42) Pennsylvania20.6
44) Rhode Island10.3
45) South Carolina349.7
47) Tennessee154.3
48) Texas205.7
49) Utah10.3
51) Virginia174.9
54) West Virginia10.3
77) Foreign country51.4
99) Don't know20.6
TOTAL349100.0
9) Do you consider yourself a Southerner, or not? (SOUTHERN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes26877.2
2) No6719.3
3) Don't know/No answer123.5
Missing2 
TOTAL347100.0
10) Do you live in a city, a suburban community, a small town, or a rural area? (LIVEWH)
TOTAL%
1) City16447.0
2) Suburbs3810.9
3) Town8323.8
4) Rural6117.5
5) Refused/Not sure30.9
TOTAL349100.0
11) How many years of school have you completed? (EDUC94)
TOTAL%
2) 2nd grade10.3
3) 3rd grade10.3
5) 5th grade20.6
6) 6th grade20.6
7) 7th grade41.1
8) 8th grade102.9
9) 9th grade144.0
10) 10th grade144.0
11) 11th grade144.0
12) 12th grade11633.2
13) Some college8323.8
14) 4 Year college grad.5214.9
15) Advanced degree3510.0
16) No answer10.3
TOTAL349100.0
12) How often do you attend church or other religious services? (RELIG)
TOTAL%
1) More than once a week6017.2
2) Once a week11332.4
3) 2-3 times a month6719.2
4) Several times a year6318.1
5) Never4212.0
6) Refused41.1
TOTAL349100.0
13) What is your religious affiliation? [IF PROTESTANT, ASK:] What denomination? (FAITHX)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist17550.1
2) Methodist4111.7
3) Lutheran41.1
4) Presbyterian92.6
5) Episcopalian82.3
6) Church of Christ92.6
7) Other Protestant92.6
8) Catholic226.3
9) Jewish10.3
10) Other4011.5
11) None257.2
12) Don't know/No answer61.7
TOTAL349100.0
14) Are you currently... (MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Married16045.8
2) Divorced3710.6
3) Separated133.7
4) Widowed4412.6
5) Single9226.4
6) No answer30.9
TOTAL349100.0
15) Are you a parent? (PARENT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes26676.2
2) No8323.8
TOTAL349100.0
16) Last week were you primarily: (EMPLOYED)
TOTAL%
1) Working full time16747.9
2) Working part time226.3
3) Going to school267.4
4) Keeping house339.5
5) Retired7120.3
6) Unemployed154.3
7) Or what?133.7
8) No answer20.6
TOTAL349100.0
17) What about your husband/wife-last week was he/she primarily: (HWEMPLOY)
TOTAL%
1) Working full time10766.9
2) Working part time63.8
3) Going to school10.6
4) Keeping house95.6
5) Retired3018.8
6) Unemployed63.8
8) No answer10.6
Missing189 
TOTAL160100.0
18) 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 10,0006117.5
2) 10,000 to 19,9996719.2
3) 20,000 to 29,9995014.3
4) 30,000 to 39,9994312.3
5) 40,000 to 49,999329.2
6) 50,000 to 59,999154.3
7) More than 60,000288.0
8) No answer5315.2
TOTAL349100.0
19) What race do you consider yourself? (RACE94)
TOTAL%
1) White17449.9
2) Black11633.2
3) African-American298.3
4) Negro, colored, etc.144.0
5) Native American/Indian41.1
7) Other102.9
8) No answer20.6
TOTAL349100.0
20) Are you of Hispanic origin? (HISPANIC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, Hispanic174.9
2) No, not Hispanic32593.1
3) Don't know/No answer72.0
TOTAL349100.0
21) How many people under 18 live in this house? (CHILD18)
TOTAL%
0) 19054.4
1) 6618.9
2) 5315.2
3) 267.4
4) 92.6
5) 20.6
6) 10.3
10) 10.3
12) 10.3
TOTAL349100.0
22) How many of those are under 12 years old? (CHILD12)
TOTAL%
0) 4226.4
1) 6339.6
2) 3522.0
3) 95.7
4) 74.4
5) 10.6
8) 10.6
12) 10.6
Missing190 
TOTAL159100.0
23) Including yourself, how many people 18 or older live at this telephone number? (PEOPLE)
TOTAL%
1) 10329.8
2) 17350.0
3) 4613.3
4) 154.3
5) 61.7
6) 30.9
Missing3 
TOTAL346100.0
24) 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) Republican9126.1
2) Democrat14541.5
3) Independent6719.2
4) Other party174.9
5) Don't know/No answer298.3
TOTAL349100.0
25) [If R answered Democrat, R was asked STRDEM] Would you call yourself a strong Democrat or a not very strong Democrat? (STRDEM)
TOTAL%
1) Strong Democrat7451.0
2) Not very strong Democrat6041.4
3) Don't know/No answer117.6
Missing204 
TOTAL145100.0
26) [If R answered Republican, R was asked STRREP] Would you call yourself a strong Republican or a not very strong Republican? (STRREP)
TOTAL%
1) Strong Republican5156.0
2) Not very strong Republican3538.5
3) Don't know/No answer55.5
Missing258 
TOTAL91100.0
27) [If R answered Independent, R was asked INDEP] 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 party1826.9
2) Closer to Democratic party3044.8
3) Don't know/No answer1928.4
Missing282 
TOTAL67100.0
28) As a citizen, what comes to mind first-your rights, such as freedom of speech and religion, or your obligations, such as obeying the law and paying taxes? (CITIZEN)
TOTAL%
1) Rights17951.3
2) Obligations10128.9
3) Both equal (vol)4813.8
4) Don't know/No answer216.0
TOTAL349100.0
29) 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) Liberal6217.8
2) Moderate (middle of the road)11332.4
3) Conservative11131.8
4) Never think of self in these terms (no preference)205.7
5) Don't know288.0
6) No answer123.4
7) R insists that he/she has no understanding of these terms30.9
TOTAL349100.0
30) [If R answered liberal, R was asked STRLIB] Do you think of yourself as a strong liberal or a not very strong liberal? (STRLIB)
TOTAL%
1) Strong liberal3353.2
2) Not very strong liberal2540.3
3) Don't know46.5
Missing287 
TOTAL62100.0
31) [If R answered conservative, R was asked STRCON] Do you think of yourself as a strong conservative or a not very strong conservative? (STRCON)
TOTAL%
1) Strong conservative6659.5
2) Not very strong conservative3632.4
3) Don't know87.2
4) No answer10.9
Missing238 
TOTAL111100.0
32) [If R answered moderate, R was asked MODERATE] Do you think of yourself as more like a liberal or more like a conservative? (MODERATE)
TOTAL%
1) More liberal3430.1
2) Neither87.1
3) More conservative6658.4
4) Don't know54.4
Missing236 
TOTAL113100.0
33) And now I'd like to ask you some questions about the Olympic Games coming up in 1996: Do you happen to know where the 1996 Summer Olympic Games will be held? [IF YES, ASK:] Where? (OLYMWH)
TOTAL%
1) Atlanta9955.9
2) Wrong answer31.7
3) Don't know/No answer7542.4
Missing172 
TOTAL177100.0
34) Would you say you're very likely to watch the Olympics on television, that you might watch them, or that you will definitely not watch them? (OLYMTV)
TOTAL%
1) Very likely9453.1
2) Might watch5128.8
3) Won't watch2916.4
4) Don't know/No answer31.7
Missing172 
TOTAL177100.0
35) Do you happen to know the name of the mascot for the 1996 Olympic Games? (OLYMMASC)
TOTAL%
1) Whatizit, whatzit, etc.21.1
2) Izzy95.1
3) Wrong answer42.3
4) Don't know/No answer16291.5
Missing172 
TOTAL177100.0
36) Have you heard or read anything about the 'Cultural Olympiad'-the festival of art and music that will be held along with the 1996 Olympics? (OLYMCULT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes116.2
2) No16693.8
Missing172 
TOTAL177100.0
37) Have you ever been to the Winter or Summer Olympic Games? (OLYMATTN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes21.1
2) No17598.9
Missing172 
TOTAL177100.0
38) Have you ever made a contribution to support the U.S. Olympic team? (OLYMSUPP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes4324.3
2) No13174.0
3) Don't know/No answer31.7
Missing172 
TOTAL177100.0
39) How much does it matter to you how many medals the U.S. team wins, does it matter to you a lot, somewhat, or don't you care about that? (OLYMFOLL)
TOTAL%
1) Matters a lot5933.3
2) Somewhat6134.5
3) Don't care5430.5
4) Don't know/No answer31.7
Missing172 
TOTAL177100.0
40) Right now, would you say you're very likely to go to the 1996 Olympics, that you might go, or that you will definitely not be there? (OLYMGOTO)
TOTAL%
1) Very likely147.9
2) Might go4424.9
3) Won't be there11665.5
4) Don't know/No answer31.7
Missing172 
TOTAL177100.0
41) Do you know anyone who lives in Georgia that you've talked with about going to the Olympics? (OLYMGEOR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes4022.6
2) No13676.8
3) Don't know/No answer10.6
Missing172 
TOTAL177100.0
42) I'm going to read a list of things that might come to mind when people think about the city of Atlanta. For each one, please tell me whether it's something you associate with Atlanta: Braves baseball... do you associate that with Atlanta? (ATLAN2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes12470.1
2) No3720.9
3) Don't know169.0
Missing172 
TOTAL177100.0
43) Crime... do you associate that with Atlanta? (ATLAN3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes9654.2
2) No6637.3
3) Don't know158.5
Missing172 
TOTAL177100.0
44) The Civil Rights movement... do you associate that with Atlanta? (ATLAN4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes14079.1
2) No2715.3
3) Don't know105.6
Missing172 
TOTAL177100.0
45) 'Gone With the Wind'... do you associate that with Atlanta? (ATLAN5)
TOTAL%
1) Yes7341.2
2) No8849.7
3) Don't know169.0
Missing172 
TOTAL177100.0
46) Business opportunity and economic growth... do you associate that with Atlanta? (ATLAN6)
TOTAL%
1) Yes13073.4
2) No3117.5
3) Don't know169.0
Missing172 
TOTAL177100.0
47) Opportunities for African Americans... do you associate that with Atlanta? (ATLAN7)
TOTAL%
1) Yes12570.6
2) No3117.5
3) Don't know2111.9
Missing172 
TOTAL177100.0
48) Coca-Cola... do you associate that with Atlanta? (ATLAN8)
TOTAL%
1) Yes7844.1
2) No8447.5
3) Don't know158.5
Missing172 
TOTAL177100.0
49) Strip clubs... do you associate that with Atlanta? (ATLAN9)
TOTAL%
1) Yes4223.7
2) No11062.1
3) Don't know2514.1
Missing172 
TOTAL177100.0
50) Ted Turner and CNN... do you associate that with Atlanta? (ATLAN11)
TOTAL%
1) Yes9453.1
2) No6939.0
3) Don't know147.9
Missing172 
TOTAL177100.0
51) Have you ever been in the Atlanta airport-for instance, to change planes? (AIRPORT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes7441.8
2) No9955.9
3) Don't know42.3
Missing172 
TOTAL177100.0
52) Aside from that, have you ever been in Atlanta? (ATLVISIT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes11363.8
2) No6436.2
Missing172 
TOTAL177100.0
53) 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 Southern7039.5
2) Like others8648.6
3) Don't know/No answer2111.9
Missing172 
TOTAL177100.0
54) Now here are some questions about other topics: The United Nations has been in existence for 50 years. All things considered, do you think the UN is worthwhile or not? (UN50)
TOTAL%
1) Worthwhile13676.8
2) Not worthwhile1910.7
3) Not sure95.1
4) Don't know/No answer137.3
Missing172 
TOTAL177100.0
55) 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) Right direction9326.6
2) Wrong track22163.3
3) Don't know/No answer3510.0
TOTAL349100.0
56) Generally speaking, would you say that the government in Washington is doing an excellent job, a good job, only a fair job, or a poor job? (GOVWASH)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent51.4
2) Good7421.2
3) Fair16146.1
4) Poor9226.4
5) Don't know/No answer174.9
TOTAL349100.0
57) How about your state government-is it doing an excellent job, a good job, only a fair job, or a poor job? (GOVSTATE)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent61.7
2) Good8223.5
3) Fair18252.1
4) Poor5616.0
5) Don't know/No answer236.6
TOTAL349100.0
58) How about your local government-is it doing an excellent job, a good job, only a fair job, or a poor job? (GOVLOCAL)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent72.0
2) Good7621.8
3) Fair18252.1
4) Poor5916.9
5) Don't know/No answer257.2
TOTAL349100.0
59) Now I'm going to list some parts of the government. Would you please tell me whether you think each one is doing an excellent job, a good one, only fair, or a poor job: the Internal Revenue Service (or IRS)... is it doing an excellent job, a good one, only fair, or a poor job? (IRS)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent116.2
2) Good4827.1
3) Fair6335.6
4) Poor3922.0
5) No opinion169.0
Missing172 
TOTAL177100.0
60) The Post Office... is it doing an excellent job, a good one, only fair, or a poor job? (USPS)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent158.5
2) Good10257.6
3) Fair4525.4
4) Poor126.8
5) No opinion31.7
Missing172 
TOTAL177100.0
61) The armed forces... are they doing an excellent job, a good one, only fair, or a poor job? (MILITARY)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent2011.3
2) Good9050.8
3) Fair4626.0
4) Poor21.1
5) No opinion1910.7
Missing172 
TOTAL177100.0
62) The Environmental Protection Agency (or EPA)... is it doing an excellent job, a good one, only fair, or a poor job? (EPA)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent52.8
2) Good6436.2
3) Fair7441.8
4) Poor137.3
5) No opinion2111.9
Missing172 
TOTAL177100.0
63) The Centers for Disease Control (or CDC)... is it doing an excellent job, a good one, only fair, or a poor job? (CDC)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent52.8
2) Good7642.9
3) Fair5933.3
4) Poor137.3
5) No opinion2413.6
Missing172 
TOTAL177100.0
64) The Immigration and Naturalization Service (or INS)... is it doing an excellent job, a good one, only fair, or a poor job? (INS)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent21.1
2) Good2715.3
3) Fair7743.5
4) Poor3922.0
5) No opinion3218.1
Missing172 
TOTAL177100.0
65) The National Weather Service... is it doing an excellent job, a good one, only fair, or a poor job? (NWS)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent179.6
2) Good10861.0
3) Fair3620.3
4) Poor52.8
5) No opinion116.2
Missing172 
TOTAL177100.0
66) The Federal Aviation Administration (or FAA)... is it doing an excellent job, a good one, only fair, or a poor job? (FAA)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent21.1
2) Good5430.5
3) Fair6033.9
4) Poor95.1
5) No opinion5229.4
Missing172 
TOTAL177100.0
67) The Drug Enforcement Administration (or DEA)... is it doing an excellent job, a good one, only fair, or a poor job? (DEA)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent31.7
2) Good3821.5
3) Fair5832.8
4) Poor6939.0
5) No opinion95.1
Missing172 
TOTAL177100.0
68) The Social Security Administration... is it doing an excellent job, a good one, only fair, or a poor job? (SSA)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent42.3
2) Good6033.9
3) Fair7542.4
4) Poor2715.3
5) No opinion116.2
Missing172 
TOTAL177100.0
69) The United States Congress... is it doing an excellent job, a good one, only fair, or a poor job? (CONGRESS)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent42.3
2) Good3720.9
3) Fair8447.5
4) Poor3620.3
5) No opinion169.0
Missing172 
TOTAL177100.0
70) The National Endowment for the Arts... is it doing an excellent job, a good one, only fair, or a poor job? (NEA)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent64.9
2) Good3226.2
3) Fair4032.8
4) Poor64.9
5) No opinion3831.1
Missing227 
TOTAL122100.0
71) Is there anyone serving in elected public office today that you admire as a true public servant? (SERVANT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes6134.5
2) No10458.8
3) Don't know126.8
Missing172 
TOTAL177100.0
72) If you, yourself, could run for Congress and win, would you do it? (RUNCONG)
TOTAL%
1) Yes6033.9
2) No11162.7
3) Maybe52.8
4) Don't know10.6
Missing172 
TOTAL177100.0
73) Here are some questions about the South in general. I'd like to get a better idea of what you would include in your definition of the South today. For each of the following, please tell me whether you think it is very important, somewhat important, not very important, or not at all important in your definition of today's South: 'Gone With the Wind'... is it very important, somewhat important, not very important, or not at all important in your definition of today's South? (SOUDEF1)
TOTAL%
1) Very important4223.7
2) Somewhat important3922.0
3) Not very important5531.1
4) Not at all important3419.2
5) Don't know/No answer74.0
Missing172 
TOTAL177100.0
74) Revival meetings... is it very important, somewhat important, not very important, or not at all important in your definition of today's South? (SOUDEF2)
TOTAL%
1) Very important11363.8
2) Somewhat important4022.6
3) Not very important1910.7
4) Not at all important31.7
5) Don't know/No answer21.1
Missing172 
TOTAL177100.0
75) Southern hospitality... is it very important, somewhat important, not very important, or not at all important in your definition of today's South? (SOUDEF3)
TOTAL%
1) Very important12570.6
2) Somewhat important3218.1
3) Not very important95.1
4) Not at all important52.8
5) Don't know/No answer63.4
Missing172 
TOTAL177100.0
76) Grand Ol' Opry... is it very important, somewhat important, not very important, or not at all important in your definition of today's South? (SOUDEF4)
TOTAL%
1) Very important4324.3
2) Somewhat important5229.4
3) Not very important4827.1
4) Not at all important2313.0
5) Don't know/No answer116.2
Missing172 
TOTAL177100.0
77) Football... is it very important, somewhat important, not very important, or not at all important in your definition of today's South? (SOUDEF5)
TOTAL%
1) Very important8246.3
2) Somewhat important4827.1
3) Not very important2916.4
4) Not at all important169.0
5) Don't know/No answer21.1
Missing172 
TOTAL177100.0
78) Black eyed peas on New Years Day... is it very important, somewhat important, not very important, or not at all important in your definition of today's South? (SOUDEF6)
TOTAL%
1) Very important7642.9
2) Somewhat important3117.5
3) Not very important3720.9
4) Not at all important3016.9
5) Don't know/No answer31.7
Missing172 
TOTAL177100.0
79) Wal-Mart... is it very important, somewhat important, not very important, or not at all important in your definition of today's South? (SOUDEF7)
TOTAL%
1) Very important9151.4
2) Somewhat important6134.5
3) Not very important1810.2
4) Not at all important52.8
5) Don't know/No answer21.1
Missing172 
TOTAL177100.0
80) The blues... is it very important, somewhat important, not very important, or not at all important in your definition of today's South? (SOUDEF8)
TOTAL%
1) Very important7240.7
2) Somewhat important4827.1
3) Not very important3318.6
4) Not at all important1810.2
5) Don't know/No answer63.4
Missing172 
TOTAL177100.0
81) Now I'm going to list some unusual foods. For reach one tell me whether you eat it often, sometimes, seldom or never. If you've never heard of it, tell me that too: Okra... how often have you eaten it? (FOOD1)
TOTAL%
1) Often14742.1
2) Sometimes9126.1
3) Seldom4312.3
4) Never6618.9
5) Never heard of it/Don't know/No answer20.6
TOTAL349100.0
82) Chitlins... have you ever eaten it? (FOOD2)
TOTAL%
1) Often4512.9
2) Sometimes4512.9
3) Seldom4412.6
4) Never20558.7
5) Never heard of it/Don't know/No answer102.9
TOTAL349100.0
83) Pork rind... how often have you eaten it? (FOOD3)
TOTAL%
1) Often5716.3
2) Sometimes7722.1
3) Seldom8323.8
4) Never11633.2
5) Never heard of it/Don't know/No answer164.6
TOTAL349100.0
84) Catfish... how often have you eaten it? (FOOD4)
TOTAL%
1) Often10931.2
2) Sometimes8724.9
3) Seldom5916.9
4) Never8424.1
5) Never heard of it/Don't know/No answer102.9
TOTAL349100.0
85) A Moon Pie... how often have you eaten it? (FOOD5)
TOTAL%
1) Often5014.3
2) Sometimes5616.0
3) Seldom11131.8
4) Never10429.8
5) Never heard of it/Don't know/No answer288.0
TOTAL349100.0
86) Fried tomatoes... how often have you eaten it? (FOOD6)
TOTAL%
1) Often5716.3
2) Sometimes7421.2
3) Seldom7421.2
4) Never14240.7
5) Never heard of it/Don't know/No answer20.6
TOTAL349100.0
87) Sweet potato pie... how often have you eaten it? (FOOD7)
TOTAL%
1) Often12034.4
2) Sometimes11633.2
3) Seldom7020.1
4) Never4312.3
TOTAL349100.0
88) Boiled peanuts... how often have you eaten it? (FOOD8)
TOTAL%
1) Often6017.2
2) Sometimes6117.5
3) Seldom7621.8
4) Never14040.1
5) Never heard of it/Don't know/No answer123.4
TOTAL349100.0
89) Moonshine whiskey, or 'white lightning'... how often have you drunk it? (FOOD9)
TOTAL%
1) Often41.1
2) Sometimes72.0
3) Seldom349.7
4) Never29283.7
5) Never heard of it/Don't know/No answer123.4
TOTAL349100.0
90) Kielbasa... how often have you eaten it? It's a kind of sausage. (FOOD10)
TOTAL%
1) Often133.7
2) Sometimes3710.6
3) Seldom4212.0
4) Never10630.4
5) Never heard of it/Don't know/No answer15143.3
TOTAL349100.0
91) Lox... how often have you eaten it? It's kosher salmon. (FOOD11)
TOTAL%
1) Often61.7
2) Sometimes144.0
3) Seldom246.9
4) Never13137.5
5) Never heard of it/Don't know/No answer17449.9
TOTAL349100.0
92) Arugula... how often have you eaten it? It's a kind of cabbage. (FOOD12)
TOTAL%
1) Often41.1
2) Sometimes72.0
3) Seldom113.2
4) Never7922.6
5) Never heard of it/Don't know/No answer24871.1
TOTAL349100.0
93) Venison... how often have you eaten it? It's deer meat. (FOOD13)
TOTAL%
1) Often4312.3
2) Sometimes5716.3
3) Seldom7220.6
4) Never12636.1
5) Never heard of it/Don't know/No answer5114.6
TOTAL349100.0
94) Caviar... how often have you eaten it? (FOOD14)
TOTAL%
1) Often41.1
2) Sometimes205.7
3) Seldom6217.8
4) Never25873.9
5) Never heard of it/Don't know/No answer51.4
TOTAL349100.0
95) Have you ever chewed tobacco? (CHEWTOB)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1910.7
2) No15889.3
Missing172 
TOTAL177100.0
96) Have you ever dipped snuff? (DIPSNUFF)
TOTAL%
1) Yes137.3
2) No16492.7
Missing172 
TOTAL177100.0
97) Is pro wrestling a real sport or is it fake? (WRESTLNG)
TOTAL%
1) A real sport169.0
2) Fake15084.7
3) Don't know/No answer116.2
Missing172 
TOTAL177100.0
98) The Atlanta Journal Constitution newspaper cosponsors this poll and will feature some articles based on the results. Sometimes their reporters like to call back some of the people we've talked with to interview them for a story in the newspaper. If you agree to be called back by a reporter and one does call you, some of your opinions may appear in the article. Knowing this, may a reporter call you back to interview you for a newspaper article? (CALLBACK)
TOTAL%
1) Yes10760.5
2) No6637.3
3) No answer42.3
Missing172 
TOTAL177100.0
99) Do you think this person would be good to call back for more information? (Was this a good interview?) (GOODINT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes8849.7
2) No8950.3
Missing172 
TOTAL177100.0
100) Respondent's sex (GENDER)
TOTAL%
1) Male12435.5
2) Female22564.5
TOTAL349100.0
101) Respondent's accent (ACCENTS)
TOTAL%
1) Strong Southern accent12636.1
2) Detectable Southern accent, but not strong16045.8
3) No Southern accent6318.1
TOTAL349100.0
102) Interviewer number (INTNUM)
TOTAL%
1) 174.9
2) 51.4
3) 257.2
4) 144.0
5) 5415.5
6) 102.9
7) 298.3
8) 72.0
9) 226.3
10) 92.6
12) 41.1
13) 277.7
15) 51.4
16) 185.2
17) 154.3
18) 72.0
19) 174.9
20) 61.7
23) 246.9
24) 113.2
25) 123.4
26) 61.7
30) 51.4
TOTAL349100.0
103) Check of respondent's number (RESP2)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL34910689.278407
104) Verify respondent discrepancy (RESP3)
TOTAL%
10335) 16.7
10340) 16.7
10422) 16.7
10442) 16.7
10550) 16.7
10599) 16.7
10710) 16.7
10714) 16.7
10728) 16.7
10943) 16.7
10971) 16.7
11192) 16.7
11207) 16.7
11237) 16.7
11341) 16.7
Missing334 
TOTAL15100.0
105) Verify state discrepancy (STVERIFY)
TOTAL%
13) Georgia150.0
45) South Carolina150.0
Missing347 
TOTAL2100.0
106) Date of poll (DATE)
TOTAL%
201) 113.2
202) 216.0
205) 277.7
206) 216.0
207) 144.0
208) 133.7
209) 113.2
212) 51.4
213) 123.4
214) 123.4
215) 205.7
216) 154.3
219) 41.1
220) 61.7
221) 41.1
222) 72.0
223) 133.7
226) 123.4
227) 51.4
228) 144.0
301) 92.6
302) 174.9
312) 123.4
313) 113.2
314) 72.0
315) 133.7
316) 123.4
319) 123.4
320) 51.4
321) 30.9
322) 10.3
TOTAL349100.0
107) Time (start) of interview (TIMEINT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL349771.381125
108) Minutes/length of interview (MINUTES)
TOTAL%
3) 10.3
4) 133.7
5) 5616.0
6) 5214.9
7) 236.6
8) 144.0
9) 164.6
10) 329.2
11) 246.9
12) 308.6
13) 246.9
14) 195.4
15) 123.4
16) 82.3
17) 72.0
18) 41.1
19) 51.4
20) 10.3
21) 30.9
23) 20.6
26) 10.3
30) 10.3
67) 10.3
TOTAL349100.0
109) Check state number (STATCHK)
TOTAL%
1) Alabama339.5
2) Arkansas61.7
3) Florida174.9
4) Georgia4914.1
5) Kentucky51.4
6) Louisiana4512.9
7) Mississippi318.9
8) North Carolina5716.4
10) South Carolina3610.3
11) Tennessee205.7
12) Texas216.0
13) Virginia288.0
Missing1 
TOTAL348100.0
110) Educational attainment (GRADE)
TOTAL%
1) Less than grade 9205.7
2) 9th to 11th grade4212.1
3) High school graduate11633.3
4) Some college8323.9
5) College grad or more8725.0
Missing1 
TOTAL348100.0
111) County of residence (COUNTY)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL331120.39140
112) Religious preference recode (FAITH)
TOTAL%
1) Mainline Protestant24670.5
2) Other Protestant92.6
3) Catholic226.3
4) Jewish10.3
5) Other4011.5
6) None257.2
7) Don't know/No answer61.7
TOTAL349100.0
113) Respondent's race (RACE)
TOTAL%
1) White17449.9
2) Black/African-American15945.6
3) Native American/Indian41.1
4) Other102.9
5) No answer20.6
TOTAL349100.0
114) Test of sample with black oversample (OSTEST)
TOTAL%
3) Black OS349100.0
TOTAL349100.0
115) Race of interviewer (INTRACE)
TOTAL%
1) White22263.6
2) Black/African-American10931.2
4) Other185.2
TOTAL349100.0
116) Gender of interviewer (INTGEN)
TOTAL%
1) Male3610.3
2) Female31389.7
TOTAL349100.0
117) Accent of interviewer (INTACC)
TOTAL%
2) Detectable Southern accent, but not strong18151.9
3) No Southern accent16848.1
TOTAL349100.0
118) Recode of region South/Non-South (NEWREG)
TOTAL%
3) Black OS349100.0
TOTAL349100.0
119) Region of country-Gallup (GALREG)
TOTAL%
1) South349100.0
TOTAL349100.0
120) Recode of Party ID (PIDRCODE)
TOTAL%
1) Strong Democrat7421.2
2) Not very strong Democrat7120.3
3) Independent, closer to Democrat308.6
4) Independent195.4
5) Independent, closer to Republican185.2
6) Not very strong Republican4011.5
7) Strong Republican5114.6
8) Other party174.9
9) Don't know/No answer298.3
TOTAL349100.0
121) Recode of minutes/interview (RCMIN)
TOTAL%
1) Less than 15 minutes30487.1
2) 15-19 minutes3610.3
3) 20-29 minutes72.0
4) 30+ minutes20.6
TOTAL349100.0
122) Age of respondent (AGE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL34245.8618
123) Liberal-conservative total (recode) (LCRECODE)
TOTAL%
1) Strong liberal339.5
2) Not strong liberal298.3
3) Moderate-liberal349.7
4) Moderate133.7
5) Moderate-conservative6618.9
6) Not strong conservative4512.9
7) Strong conservative6618.9
8) No preference205.7
9) Don't know/No answer4312.3
TOTAL349100.0
124) Residence at age 16: South/Non-South (RESIDENT)
TOTAL%
1) South30589.2
2) Border61.8
3) Non-South319.1
Missing7 
TOTAL342100.0
125) Called state Deep South or not (DEEPSOU)
TOTAL%
1) Deep South19555.9
2) Peripheral South15444.1
TOTAL349100.0
126) Which state called (STATCALL)
TOTAL%
1) Alabama339.5
2) Arkansas61.7
3) Florida174.9
4) Georgia5014.3
5) Kentucky51.4
6) Louisiana4512.9
7) Mississippi318.9
8) North Carolina5716.3
10) South Carolina3610.3
11) Tennessee205.7
12) Texas216.0
13) Virginia288.0
TOTAL349100.0
127) Age of respondent by categories (AGECAT)
TOTAL%
1) 18 to 243710.8
2) 25 to 4414743.0
3) 45 to 649327.2
4) 65 or older6519.0
Missing7 
TOTAL342100.0
128) Recode of STATCALL (regional breakdown) (WHSTATE)
TOTAL%
1) South349100.0
TOTAL349100.0
129) When interview terminated (TERMIN)
TOTAL%
4) Complete349100.0
TOTAL349100.0
130) Nsmetro (NSMETRO)
TOTAL%
0) Non-Metropolitan13741.5
1) Metropolitan19358.5
Missing19 
TOTAL330100.0
131) Seropn (SEROPN)
132) I-AGE: Age of respondent by categories (for use with online analysis) (I-AGE)
TOTAL%
1) 18 to 243710.8
2) 25 to 4414743.0
3) 45 to 649327.2
4) 65 or older6519.0
Missing7 
TOTAL342100.0
133) I-EDUC: Educational attainment (for use with online analysis) (I-EDUC)
TOTAL%
1) Less than grade 9205.7
2) 9th to 11th grade4212.1
3) High school graduate11633.3
4) Some college8323.9
5) College grad or more8725.0
Missing1 
TOTAL348100.0
134) I-GENDER: Respondent's sex (for use with online analysis) (I-GENDER)
TOTAL%
1) Male12435.5
2) Female22564.5
TOTAL349100.0
135) 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? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-PARTYID)
TOTAL%
1) Republican9128.4
2) Democrat14545.3
3) Independent6720.9
4) Other party175.3
Missing29 
TOTAL320100.0
136) I-RACE: Respondent's race (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-RACE)
TOTAL%
1) White17450.1
2) Black/African-American15945.8
3) Native American/Indian41.2
4) Other102.9
Missing2 
TOTAL347100.0
137) I-RELIGION: What is your religious affiliation? [IF PROTESTANT, ASK:] What denomination? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-RELIGION)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist17551.0
2) Other Protestant8023.3
3) Catholic226.4
4) Jewish10.3
5) Other4011.7
6) None257.3
Missing6 
TOTAL343100.0