Southern Focus Poll, South Survey, Fall 1999

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) Respondent's ID number (RESP)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL8472527.481911
2) State being called (STATE)
TOTAL%
1) Alabama465.4
4) Arkansas283.3
10) Florida13515.9
11) Georgia829.7
18) Kentucky333.9
19) Louisiana455.3
25) Mississippi263.1
34) North Carolina849.9
37) Oklahoma344.0
41) South Carolina455.3
43) Tennessee546.4
44) Texas16419.4
47) Virginia718.4
TOTAL847100.0
3) In which year were you born? (YRBORN)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL8471953.64918
4) [ASKED OF SOUTHERN RESPONDENTS AND THOSE IN BORDER STATES ONLY] Just for the record, would you say that your community is in the South, or not? (COMSOUTH)
TOTAL%
1) Yes76490.2
2) No779.1
3) Don't know/No answer60.7
TOTAL847100.0
5) [ASKED OF RESPONDENTS WHO ANSWERED "YES" TO COMSOUTH] Not counting time spent away at school and for other temporary reasons, have you lived in the South all your life or not? (LIVESOU)
TOTAL%
1) 5 Years or less567.3
2) 6 to 10 years466.0
3) More than 10 years19225.1
4) All my life46761.1
5) Don't know/No answer30.4
Missing83 
TOTAL764100.0
6) [ASKED OF RESPONDENTS WHO ANSWERED "ALL MY LIFE" TO LIVESOU] Have you ever traveled or visited outside the South? (TRAVOUT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes41488.7
2) No5211.1
3) Don't know/No answer10.2
Missing380 
TOTAL467100.0
7) Which state did you live in when you were 16? Recoded into the variable RESIDENT in the data set. (STATE16)
TOTAL%
1) Alabama354.1
3) Arizona20.2
4) Arkansas242.8
5) California131.5
6) Colorado20.2
7) Connecticut60.7
10) Florida637.4
11) Georgia475.5
14) Illinois91.1
15) Indiana80.9
16) Iowa10.1
17) Kansas20.2
18) Kentucky283.3
19) Louisiana485.7
20) Maine40.5
21) Maryland50.6
22) Massachusetts50.6
23) Michigan182.1
24) Minnesota20.2
25) Mississippi202.4
26) Missouri101.2
28) Nebraska10.1
30) New Hampshire10.1
31) New Jersey141.7
33) New York404.7
34) North Carolina667.8
36) Ohio182.1
37) Oklahoma303.5
38) Oregon10.1
39) Pennsylvania111.3
41) South Carolina374.4
42) South Dakota20.2
43) Tennessee485.7
44) Texas12114.3
45) Utah40.5
47) Virginia586.8
49) West Virginia80.9
50) Wisconsin30.4
52) Foreign country303.5
53) Don't know20.2
TOTAL847100.0
8) [ASKED OF RESPONDENTS WHO ANSWERED "STATE=STATE16" ONLY] Not counting time spent away at school and for other temporary reasons, have you ever lived in [R's state] all your life? (LIVSTAT1)
TOTAL%
1) Less than 5 years51.0
2) 5 to9 years30.6
3) 10 to 14 years101.9
4) 15 to 19 years142.7
5) 20 or more years9919.1
6) All my life37973.3
7) Don't know/No answer71.4
Missing330 
TOTAL517100.0
9) [ASKED OF RESPONDENTS WHO ANSWERED "STATE<>STATE16" ONLY] Not counting time spent away at school and for other temporary reasons, how long have you lived in [R's state]? (LIVSTAT2)
TOTAL%
1) Less than five years8626.1
2) Five to nine years5416.4
3) Ten to fourteen years5917.9
4) Fifteen to nineteen years3410.3
5) Twenty or more years8826.7
6) All my life51.5
7) Don't Know/No answer41.2
Missing517 
TOTAL330100.0
10) [ASKED OF SOUTHERN RESPONDENTS ONLY] 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. How about you? 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? (SINCOMMN)
TOTAL%
1) Feel close to other Southerners39246.3
2) Don't feel closer39847.0
3) Don't know/Can't Say/No Answer576.7
TOTAL847100.0
11) [ASKED OF SOUTHERN RESPONDENTS ONLY] Do you consider yourself a Southerner, or not? (SOUTHERN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes56666.8
2) No26130.8
3) Don't Know/No Answer202.4
TOTAL847100.0
12) [ASK IF SOUTHERN STATE AND IF YES TO SOUTHERN] How often do you think of yourself as a Southerner? Very often, sometimes, or hardly at all? (SOUTHINK)
TOTAL%
1) Very Often21738.3
2) Sometimes13824.4
3) Hardly at all19734.8
4) Don't know/Can't say/No answer142.5
Missing281 
TOTAL566100.0
13) [ASKED OF RESPONDENTS WHO ANSWERED "YES" TO SOUTHERN, "YES, SELF" TO SOUFAM OR "YES, BOTH SELF AND FAMILY" TO SOUFAM] Would you say that being a Southerner is very important, somewhat important, not very important, or not at all important to you? (SIDIMP)
TOTAL%
1) Very important12121.4
2) Somewhat important20035.3
3) Not very important12622.3
4) Not at all important9917.5
5) Don't know/No answer203.5
Missing281 
TOTAL566100.0
14) What is your zip code? (ZIPCODE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL84747796.87223390
15) Do you live in a city, a suburban community, a small town or a rural area? (LIVEWH)
TOTAL%
1) City28533.6
2) Suburbs15918.8
3) Small town20524.2
4) Rural19222.7
5) Refused/Not sure60.7
TOTAL847100.0
16) Gender of respondent (GENDER)
TOTAL%
1) Male36443.0
2) Female48357.0
TOTAL847100.0
17) How many years of school have you completed? (EDUC)
TOTAL%
1) 1st Grade (or less)10.1
3) 3rd Grade30.4
4) 4th Grade30.4
5) 5th Grade10.1
6) 6th Grade20.2
7) 7th Grade40.5
8) 8th Grade101.2
9) 9th Grade121.4
10) 10th Grade161.9
11) 11th Grade212.5
12) 12th Grade (High School)22927.0
13) Some College22326.3
14) 4 Year College Graduate19823.4
15) Advanced Degree (M.A., Ph.D, LL.D., M.D.)11713.8
16) No answer70.8
TOTAL847100.0
18) What race do you consider yourself? (RACE94)
TOTAL%
1) White/Caucasian66278.2
2) Black748.7
3) African American293.4
4) Negro, Colored, etc.20.2
5) Native American/American Indian80.9
6) Asian/Oriental70.8
7) Other or Mixed [Specify]546.4
8) No Answer111.3
TOTAL847100.0
19) How often do you attend church or other religious services? (RELIGF99)
TOTAL%
0) Never10011.8
1) Less that once or twice a year657.7
2) About once or twice a year617.2
3) Several times a year799.3
4) About once a month748.7
5) 2 to 3 times a month779.1
6) Nearly every week414.8
7) Every week23627.9
8) Several times a week10612.5
9) Don't Know/No answer80.9
TOTAL847100.0
20) [ASKED IF RELIGF99<> "NEVER" OR RELIGF99<>"DON'T KNOW/NO ANSWER] Did you, yourself, happen to attend religious services in the past seven days? (RELATT7)
TOTAL%
1) Yes38151.0
2) No36548.9
3) Not Sure/Refused10.1
Missing100 
TOTAL747100.0
21) How important would you say your religious faith is in your own life these days--extremely important, very important, somewhat important, or not important? (RELIGIMP)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely important35541.9
2) Very important28834.0
3) Somewhat important13916.4
4) Not important617.2
5) Don't Know/No answer40.5
TOTAL847100.0
22) What is your religious affiliation--Protestant, Catholic, Jewish, some other religion, or no religion? (RELAFFL)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant57768.1
2) Catholic12214.4
3) Jewish141.7
4) Some other religion414.8
5) No religion (Not religious/Agnostic/Atheist)485.7
6) Christian or just a Christian [Volunteered]293.4
7) Don't Know/No answer161.9
TOTAL847100.0
23) [ASKED IF RELAFFL=NO RELIGION ONLY] Do you consider yourself to be an agnostic, an atheist, or just not religious? (NORELIG)
TOTAL%
1) Agnostic714.6
2) Atheist714.6
3) Just Not Religious3062.5
4) Don't Know/No Answer48.3
Missing799 
TOTAL48100.0
24) Prompt, if necessary: What religion are you?" Does the response contain any of the following words? Anglican, Holiness, Adventist, Lutheran, Apostolic, Methodist, Assembly of God, Nazarene, Baptist Non-Denominational, Bible, Pentecostal, Born-Again, Presbyterian, Christ/Christian, Prophetic, Church Of God, Quaker/Friends, Episcopalian, Seventh-Day Adventist, Greek/Serb Orthodox. (RELAFCHK)
TOTAL%
1) Yes16680.2
2) No4119.8
Missing640 
TOTAL207100.0
25) Most important way you know how God wants you to live. (RELAUTH)
TOTAL%
1) Church teachings385.2
2) The Bible22831.3
3) Through human reason537.3
4) The Holy Spirit8311.4
5) Just know in heart22931.5
6) Other [Specify]7710.6
7) Don't know/No answer202.7
Missing119 
TOTAL728100.0
26) People have told us that they have various ways of knowing how God wants them to live. For you, personally, would you say the most important way that you know how God wants you to live is 1) from church teachings, 2) from the Bible, 3) through human reason, 4) through the Holy Spirit, or 5) do you just know in your heart? (RELAUTH1)
TOTAL%
1) Church teachings103.0
2) The Bible11534.2
3) Through human reason257.4
4) The Holy Spirit329.5
5) Just know in heart12136.0
6) Other[Specify]216.3
7) Don't Know/No answer123.6
Missing511 
TOTAL336100.0
27) People have told us that they have various ways of knowing how God wants them to live. For you, personally, would you say the most important way that you know how God wants you to live is 1) you just know in your heart, 2) through the Holy Spirit, 3) through human reason, 4) from the Bible, or 5) from church teachings? (RELAUTH2)
TOTAL%
1) Just know in heart10827.6
2) The Bible5113.0
3) Through human reason287.1
4) The Holy Spirit11328.8
5) Church teachings287.1
6) Other[Specify]5614.3
7) Don't know/No answer82.0
Missing455 
TOTAL392100.0
28) [ASKED OF RESPONDENTS WHO ANSWERED RELIG599=ABOUT ONCE A MONTH, OR 2 TO 3 TIMES A MONTH, OR NEARLY VERY WEEK, OR EVERY WEEK OR SEVERAL TIMES A WEEK] Though hard to know for sure, would you say that [people of R's race] make up more than 80% or less than 80% of the worship service you normally attend at your place of worship? (WSHPRACE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, more than 80%44885.3
2) No, less than or equal to 80%6412.2
3) Don't Know/No answer132.5
Missing322 
TOTAL525100.0
29) [ASKED OF RESPONDENTS IF WSHPRACE LESS THAN OR EQUAL TO 80% ONLY] About what percent of the people who attend the same worship service that you normally attend would you say are [R's race, from RACE94, or "the same race as you" if RACE94 ='other']? (PCNTRSRC)
TOTAL%
0) 034.7
1) 134.7
2) 234.7
3) 323.1
5) 511.6
10) 1011.6
20) 2046.3
25) 2511.6
30) 3011.6
40) 4069.4
50) 501828.1
55) 5523.1
60) 6057.8
65) 6511.6
66) 6611.6
70) 7069.4
80) 8011.6
81) Don't know/No Answer57.8
Missing783 
TOTAL64100.0
30) [ASKED OF RESPONDENTS WHO ANSWERED "METHODIST" TO DENOM] Is that the United Methodist Church, African Methodist Episcopal Church, the Free Methodist Church, or some other Methodist group? (DMETHDST)
TOTAL%
1) African Methodist Episcopal33.6
2) African Methodist Episcopal Zion56.0
3) Free Methodist Church11.2
4) United Methodist Church6982.1
5) Other33.6
6) Don't know/just Methodist33.6
Missing763 
TOTAL84100.0
31) [ASKED OF RESPONDENTS WHO ANSWERED "PRESBYTERIAN" TO DENOM] Is that the Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A., the Presbyterian Church in American, the Orthodox Presbyterian Church, the Evangelical Presbyterian Church, or some other Presbyterian group? (DPRESBY)
TOTAL%
1) Evangelical Presbyterian Church36.8
2) Orthodox Presbyterian Church12.3
3) Presbyterian Church in America49.1
4) Presbyterian Church in the USA2454.5
5) Other24.5
6) Don't know/just Presbyterian1022.7
Missing803 
TOTAL44100.0
32) [ASKED OF RESPONDENTS WHO ANSWERED "LUTHERAN" TO DENOM] Is that the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, the Missouri Synod, the Wisconsin Synod, or some other Lutheran group? (DLUTHRAN)
TOTAL%
1) Evangelical Lutheran Church in America947.4
2) Missouri Synod526.3
3) Wisconsin Synod210.5
5) Don't know/just Lutheran315.8
Missing828 
TOTAL19100.0
33) [ASKED OF RESPONDENTS WHO ANSWERED "CHRISTIAN" OR "JUST CHRISTIAN" TO DENOM] When you say "Christian," does that mean the denomination called the "Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)," or some other Christian denomination, or do you mean to say "I am just a Christian?" (DDISCIPL)
TOTAL%
1) Disciples of Christ321.4
2) Just a Christian642.9
3) Other Christian denomination321.4
4) Don't know214.3
Missing833 
TOTAL14100.0
34) [ASKED OF RESPONDENTS WHO ANSWERED "CHURCH(ES) OF CHRIST" TO DENOM] Is that the Church of Christ or the United Church of Christ? (DCHRIST)
TOTAL%
1) Church(es) of Christ19100.0
Missing828 
TOTAL19100.0
35) [ASKED OF RESPONDENTS WHO ANSWERED "CHURCH OF GOD" TO DENOM] Is that the Church of God of Anderson, Indiana; the Church of God of Cleveland, Tennessee; the Church of God in Christ; or some other Church of God? (DCHGOD)
TOTAL%
2) Cleveland TN250.0
3) In Christ125.0
5) Don't know125.0
Missing843 
TOTAL4100.0
36) [ASKED OF RESPONDENTS WHO ANSWERED "HOLINESS" TO DENOM] Is that the Christian and Missionary Alliance, the Church of the Nazarene, the Salvation Army, the Wesleyan Church, the Free Methodist Church, the Church of God (Anderson, IN), or some other Holiness group? (DHOLINES)
TOTAL%
6) Church of God (Anderson, Indiana)125.0
8) Don't know/just Holiness375.0
Missing843 
TOTAL4100.0
37) ASKED OF RESPONDENTS WHO ANSWERED "INDEPENDENT" OR "NON/INTER-DENOMINATIONAL" TO DENOM: Is that an independent fundamentalist church, independent charismatic church, independent Pentecostal church, independent evangelical church, or what? (DINDEP)
TOTAL%
2) Independent charismatic342.9
5) Other114.3
6) Don't know/just independent342.9
Missing840 
TOTAL7100.0
38) [ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENT WHO ANSWERED "PROTESTANT" OR "CHRISTIAN OR JUST CHRISTIAN" TO RELAFFL] When it comes to your religious faith, would you say you are Pentecostal, Fundamentalist, Evangelical, mainline Protestant, or theologically liberal? (RELID97S)
TOTAL%
1) Pentecostal6510.1
2) Fundamentalist436.7
3) Evangelical558.5
4) Mainline Protestant11918.5
5) Theologically Liberal12519.4
6) Other [Specify]111.7
7) None of the above9314.4
8) Don't know/No answer13320.7
Missing203 
TOTAL644100.0
39) [ASKED OF THOSE WHO ANSWERED "CATHOLIC" TO RELAFFL AND OF RESPONDENTS WHO ANSWERED "CATHOLIC" OR "ROMAN CATHOLIC" TO DENOM] Do you consider yourself a traditionalist Catholic, a progressive Catholic, or none of these? (RELCATH)
TOTAL%
1) Traditionalist4133.3
2) Progressive3226.0
3) None of these3931.7
4) Other [Specify]43.3
5) Don't know/No answer75.7
Missing724 
TOTAL123100.0
40) Are you currently married, divorced, separated, widowed, or have you never been married? (MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Married48657.4
2) Divorced10212.0
3) Separated242.8
4) Widowed688.0
5) Never been married16419.4
6) No Answer30.4
TOTAL847100.0
41) Are you a parent? (PARENT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes63074.4
2) No21725.6
TOTAL847100.0
42) Last week were you primarily working full-time, working part-time, going to school, keeping house, retired, unemployed, or what? (EMPLOYED)
TOTAL%
1) Working full-time48857.6
2) Working part-time677.9
3) Going to school425.0
4) Keeping house688.0
5) Retired13415.8
6) Unemployed253.0
7) Or what222.6
8) No answer10.1
TOTAL847100.0
43) [ASKED IF EMPLOYED=WORKING FULL TIME OR WORKING PART TIME ONLY] Last week, how many hours did you work at all jobs? (WKLSTWK)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL55564.84140
44) [ASKED IF EMPLOYED=WORKING FULL TIME OR WORKING PART TIME ONLY] Last week, how many hours did you work at night, that is between 6pm in the evening and 6am in the morning? (NITESHFT)
TOTAL%
0) 030255.6
1) 150.9
2) 2224.1
3) 3112.0
4) 4152.8
5) 5295.3
6) 6142.6
7) 761.1
8) 8142.6
9) 930.6
10) 10295.3
11) 1120.4
12) 12112.0
14) 1420.4
15) 1540.7
16) 1640.7
18) 1830.6
20) 20132.4
22) 2230.6
24) 2450.9
25) 2530.6
27) 2720.4
30) 30101.8
34) 3410.2
35) 3530.6
36) 3620.4
40) 4081.5
43) 4310.2
48) 4830.6
50) 5010.2
52) 5220.4
55) 5510.2
60) 6040.7
70) 7010.2
80) 8010.2
84) 8420.4
99) Don't know/No answer10.2
Missing304 
TOTAL543100.0
45) [ASKED IF EMPLOYED=WORKING FULL TIME OR WORKING PART TIME ONLY] Last week, how many hours did you work on Saturday or Sunday? (WORKWEEK)
TOTAL%
0) 031057.2
1) 140.7
2) 2101.8
3) 350.9
4) 4203.7
5) 5152.8
6) 6132.4
7) 7122.2
8) 8478.7
9) 961.1
10) 10152.8
12) 12122.2
13) 1361.1
14) 1430.6
15) 1571.3
16) 16183.3
17) 1730.6
18) 1840.7
20) 2071.3
22) 2210.2
24) 24112.0
25) 2510.2
30) 3020.4
32) 3210.2
34) 3410.2
38) 3810.2
48) 4840.7
99) Don't know/No answer30.6
Missing305 
TOTAL542100.0
46) [ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ANSWERED "MARRIED" TO MARITAL] What about your wife/husband's working status? (HWEMPLOY)
TOTAL%
1) Working full-time30462.6
2) Working part-time296.0
3) Going to school61.2
4) Keeping house4910.1
5) Retired7415.2
6) Unemployed61.2
7) Or what163.3
8) No answer20.4
Missing361 
TOTAL486100.0
47) [ASKED IF HWEMPLOY=WORKING FULL TIME OR WORKING PART TIME ONLY AND MARITAL=MARRIED ONLY] Last week, how many hours did your wife/husband work at all of their jobs? (HWWKLST)
TOTAL%
0) 061.8
5) 510.3
8) 851.5
10) 1010.3
12) 1210.3
13) 1310.3
15) 1530.9
16) 1610.3
18) 1810.3
19) 1910.3
20) 2061.8
25) 2541.2
26) 2610.3
30) 30133.9
32) 3220.6
35) 3530.9
36) 36103.0
37) 3720.6
40) 4011634.8
41) 4110.3
42) 4210.3
43) 4310.3
45) 45298.7
46) 4610.3
47) 4710.3
48) 4872.1
50) 503610.8
52) 5220.6
53) 5310.3
55) 5572.1
56) 5610.3
58) 5810.3
60) 603410.2
63) 6310.3
65) 6510.3
67) 6710.3
68) 6841.2
70) 7041.2
72) 7220.6
75) 7510.3
80) 8020.6
85) 8510.3
98) 9810.3
100) 10010.3
105) 10510.3
168) 16810.3
999) Don't know/No answer113.3
Missing514 
TOTAL333100.0
48) [ASKED IF HWEMPLOY=WORKING FULL TIME OR WORKING PART TIME ONLY AND MARITAL=MARRIED ONLY] Last week, how many hours did your wife/husband work at night, that is between 6pm in the evening and 6am in the morning? (HWNTSHFT)
TOTAL%
0) 018356.8
2) 272.2
3) 3103.1
4) 492.8
5) 5103.1
6) 6123.7
7) 730.9
8) 861.9
9) 941.2
10) 10134.0
12) 12113.4
13) 1310.3
14) 1410.3
15) 1572.2
18) 1810.3
20) 2061.9
24) 2451.6
25) 2530.9
28) 2820.6
30) 3051.6
35) 3510.3
36) 3641.2
40) 4051.6
45) 4520.6
48) 4810.3
50) 5020.6
56) 5610.3
60) 6020.6
84) 8420.6
99) Don't know/No answer30.9
Missing525 
TOTAL322100.0
49) [ASKED IF HWEMPLOY=WORKING FULL TIME OR WORKING PART TIME ONLY AND MARITAL=MARRIED ONLY] Last week, how many hours did your wife/husband work on Saturday or Sunday? (HWWKWEEK)
TOTAL%
0) 20764.9
1) 20.6
2) 20.6
3) 41.3
4) 103.1
5) 82.5
6) 82.5
7) 51.6
8) 247.5
9) 41.3
10) 92.8
11) 10.3
12) 103.1
13) 10.3
14) 10.3
15) 20.6
16) 72.2
18) 10.3
20) 41.3
22) 10.3
24) 41.3
25) 10.3
28) 10.3
30) 20.6
Missing528 
TOTAL319100.0
50) [NOT ASKED OF RESPONDENTS WHO ANSWERED "NATIVE AMERICAN/INDIAN" TO RACE94] 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. (INCOMEF9)
TOTAL%
1) Less than $20,00011613.7
2) $20,000 Up To $29,9999911.7
3) $30,000 Up To $39,99912014.2
4) $40,000 Up To $49,999829.7
5) $50,000 Up To $59,999708.3
6) $60,000 Up To $69,999556.5
7) $70,000 Up To $79,999566.6
8) More Than $80,00011914.0
9) No Answer13015.3
TOTAL847100.0
51) As far as you know, were any of your ancestors American Indians? (AMERINDN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, were33239.2
2) No, were not46855.3
3) Don't know475.5
TOTAL847100.0
52) Are you of Hispanic origin? (HISPANIC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, Hispanic566.6
2) No, not Hispanic78092.1
3) Don't know/No answer111.3
TOTAL847100.0
53) How many people under 18 live in this house? (CHILD18)
TOTAL%
0) None47055.5
1) 115518.3
2) 213115.5
3) 3607.1
4) 4182.1
5) 550.6
7) 710.1
11) More Than 1010.1
12) Refused60.7
TOTAL847100.0
54) How many of those are under 12 years old? (CHILD12)
TOTAL%
0) None10127.2
1) 114639.4
2) 28322.4
3) 3359.4
4) 430.8
5) 510.3
6) 610.3
11) More than 1010.3
Missing476 
TOTAL371100.0
55) Including yourself, how many people 18 or older live at this telephone number? (PEOPLE)
TOTAL%
1) 118121.4
2) 249858.8
3) 311313.3
4) 4273.2
5) 5111.3
6) 620.2
11) More than 1020.2
12) Refused131.5
TOTAL847100.0
56) 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) Republican27732.7
2) Democrat29935.3
3) Independent18021.3
4) Other445.2
5) Don't know/No answer475.5
TOTAL847100.0
57) [ASKED ONLY IF RESPONDENT ANSWERED "DEMOCRAT" TO PARTYID] Would you call yourself a strong Democrat or a not very strong Democrat? (STRDEM)
TOTAL%
1) Strong Democrat12642.1
2) Not Very Strong Democrat15752.5
3) Don't know/No answer165.4
Missing548 
TOTAL299100.0
58) [ASKED ONLY IF RESPONDENT ANSWERED "REPUBLICAN" TO PARTYID] Would you call yourself a strong Republican or a not very strong Republican? (STRREP)
TOTAL%
1) Strong Republican13950.2
2) Not Very Strong Republican12946.6
3) Don't know/No Answer93.2
Missing570 
TOTAL277100.0
59) [ASKED ONLY IF RESPONDENT ANSWERED "INDEPENDENT" TO PARTYID] 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 Party5631.1
2) Closer to Democratic Party6737.2
3) Don't know/No answer/Neither5731.7
Missing667 
TOTAL180100.0
60) 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) Liberal16319.2
2) Moderate(middle of the road)22927.0
3) Conservative31036.6
4) Never think of self in these terms (no preference)516.0
5) Don't know536.3
6) No answer374.4
7) Respondent insists that he/she has no understanding of these terms40.5
TOTAL847100.0
61) [ASKED IF RESPONDENT ANSWERED "LIBERAL" TO LIBCON] Do you think of yourself as a strong liberal, or a not very strong liberal? (STRLIB)
TOTAL%
1) Strong liberal6640.5
2) Not very strong liberal9155.8
3) Don't know63.7
Missing684 
TOTAL163100.0
62) [ASKED IF RESPONDENT ANSWERED "CONSERVATIVE" TO LIBCON] Do you think of yourself as a strong conservative, or a not very strong conservative? (STRCON)
TOTAL%
1) Strong conservative16151.9
2) Not very strong conservative13744.2
3) Don't know92.9
4) No answer31.0
Missing537 
TOTAL310100.0
63) [ASKED IF RESPONDENT ANSWERED "MODERATE" TO LIBCON] Do you think of yourself as more like a liberal, or more like a conservative? (MODERATE)
TOTAL%
1) More Liberal8235.8
2) Neither, respondent refuses to choose208.7
3) More conservative11751.1
4) Don't know83.5
5) No Answer20.9
Missing618 
TOTAL229100.0
64) If you could live anywhere in the United States that you wanted to, which state would you choose? (FAVSTATE)
TOTAL%
1) Alabama273.2
2) Alaska50.6
3) Arizona91.1
4) Arkansas161.9
5) California425.0
6) Colorado404.7
7) Connecticut30.4
9) District of Columbia10.1
10) Florida9711.5
11) Georgia536.3
12) Hawaii263.1
13) Idaho30.4
14) Illinois50.6
15) Indiana20.2
18) Kentucky253.0
19) Louisiana263.1
20) Maine70.8
21) Maryland70.8
22) Massachusetts40.5
23) Michigan10.1
24) Minnesota10.1
25) Mississippi121.4
26) Missouri30.4
27) Montana111.3
29) Nevada10.1
31) New Jersey30.4
32) New Mexico10.1
33) New York161.9
34) North Carolina849.9
35) North Dakota30.4
36) Ohio30.4
37) Oklahoma232.7
38) Oregon80.9
39) Pennsylvania50.6
41) South Carolina273.2
42) South Dakota10.1
43) Tennessee475.5
44) Texas9411.1
45) Utah30.4
46) Vermont40.5
47) Virginia475.5
48) Washington80.9
49) West Virginia50.6
51) Wyoming40.5
52) Don't know344.0
TOTAL847100.0
65) Do you, yourself, ever have occasion to use alcoholic beverages such as liquor, wine, or beer, or are you a total abstainer? (DRINK)
TOTAL%
1) Abstainer35441.8
2) Drink48757.5
3) Refused to answer60.7
TOTAL847100.0
66) Do you happen to have any guns or revolvers in your home? (HAVEGUN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes31437.1
2) No49758.7
3) Don't know/No answer364.3
TOTAL847100.0
67) What man or woman that you have heard or read about, living today in any part of the world, do you admire the most? (HERO)
TOTAL%
1) Record exact answer49558.4
2) Don't know/Can't say/No answer35241.6
TOTAL847100.0
68) If you had a child of college age who could enter any college or university in the United States and you had enough money so that wasn't a problem, to which college would you most want your child to attend? (FAVCOLLG)
TOTAL%
1) Record exact answer63174.5
2) It Depends on child11914.0
3) Don't know/No answer9711.5
TOTAL847100.0
69) In your opinion, should it be legal or not legal for homosexuals to marry? (HOMOLAW)
TOTAL%
1) Legal20924.7
2) Illegal48657.4
3) Don't know/No answer15217.9
TOTAL847100.0
70) [ASKED OF RESPONDENTS WHO ANSWERED "LEGAL" TO HOMOLAW] Is your view that homosexual marriage should be legal based at all on your religious beliefs, such as what the Bible or church teaches? (RELRSNL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes178.1
2) No18186.6
3) Don't know; No answer115.3
Missing638 
TOTAL209100.0
71) [ASKED OF RESPONDENTS WHO ANSWERED "YES" TO RELRSNL] Would you say your religious beliefs are one of several reasons you think that homosexual marriage should be legal, or the only reason you think that homosexual marriage should be legal? (LRELONLY)
TOTAL%
1) One of several1058.8
2) The only reason529.4
3) Don't know/No answer211.8
Missing830 
TOTAL17100.0
72) [ASKED OF RESPONDENTS WHO ANSWERED "ILLEGAL" TO HOMOLAW] Is your view that homosexual marriage should not be legal based at all on you your religious beliefs, such as what the Bible or church teaches? (RELRSNNL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes37076.1
2) No10020.6
3) Don't know/No answer163.3
Missing361 
TOTAL486100.0
73) [ASKED OF RESPONDENTS WHO ANSWERED "YES" TO RELRSNNL] Would you say your religious beliefs are one of several reasons you think that homosexual marriage should not be legal, or the ONLY reason you think that homosexual marriage should not be legal? (NRELONLY)
TOTAL%
1) One of several24365.7
2) The only reason12233.0
3) Don't know/No answer51.4
Missing477 
TOTAL370100.0
74) I believe that Jesus is the son of God. (JESUS)
TOTAL%
1) Agree77491.4
2) Disagree516.0
3) Don't know/Can't say/No answer222.6
TOTAL847100.0
75) I believe that there is life after death. (LIFEAFTR)
TOTAL%
1) Agree69281.7
2) Disagree9611.3
3) Don't know/Can't say/No answer597.0
TOTAL847100.0
76) The Bible predicts major changes for the world in the year 2000. (BIBLEPD)
TOTAL%
1) Agree26931.8
2) Disagree46955.4
3) Don't know/Can't say/No answer10912.9
TOTAL847100.0
77) I've had at least one religious experience that is, a particularly powerful religious insight or awakening that changed the direction of my life. (RELIGEXP)
TOTAL%
1) Agree54063.8
2) Disagree28533.6
3) Don't know/Can't say/No answer222.6
TOTAL847100.0
78) Most non-Southerners look down on Southerners. (LOOKDWN)
TOTAL%
1) Agree31837.5
2) Disagree44452.4
3) Don't know/Can't say/No answer8510.0
TOTAL847100.0
79) Most non-Southerners dislike Southerners. (DISLIKE)
TOTAL%
1) Agree16920.0
2) Disagree58769.3
3) Don't know/Can't say/No answer9110.7
TOTAL847100.0
80) Books and magazines articles about the South play up its bad points and don't give a fair picture. (NOTFAIR)
TOTAL%
1) Agree36342.9
2) Disagree35241.6
3) Don't know/Can't say/No answer13215.6
TOTAL847100.0
81) People should be required to obtain a police permit before they can buy a gun. (GUNPERM)
TOTAL%
1) Agree64075.6
2) Disagree17620.8
3) Don't know/Can't say/No answer313.7
TOTAL847100.0
82) Only the police and other authorized persons should be allowed to have handguns. (AUTHGUN)
TOTAL%
1) Agree27732.7
2) Disagree54163.9
3) Don't know/Can't say/No answer293.4
TOTAL847100.0
83) There should be a law forbidding the sale of all beer, wine, and liquor throughout the nation. (DRYUS)
TOTAL%
1) Agree17220.3
2) Disagree64676.3
3) Don't know/Can't say/No answer293.4
TOTAL847100.0
84) Next, we have some questions about how much time people spend at home. We're going to ask you about how much time you spent at home yesterday. We're purposely asking about only one day so as not to interfere too much with your privacy. We'll summarize this information across all of the people we talk to in order to get a general picture of how much time people spend at home these days. So thinking about yesterday, of the 24 hours between midnight the day before yesterday and midnight last night, about how many hors did you spend away from the house or apartment where this telephone is located? (TIME24)
TOTAL%
0) 0829.7
1) 1131.5
2) 2232.7
3) 3435.1
4) 4505.9
5) 5526.1
6) 6465.4
7) 7303.5
8) 8657.7
9) 9505.9
10) 109311.0
11) 11414.8
12) 129311.0
13) 13161.9
14) 14384.5
15) 15212.5
16) 16141.7
17) 1770.8
18) 18131.5
19) 1940.5
20) 2070.8
21) 2150.6
22) 2210.1
23) 2320.2
24) 24263.1
99) Don't know/No answer121.4
TOTAL847100.0
85) Of the 12 hours between 10 am yesterday morning and 10 pm yesterday evening, about how many hours did you spend away from the house or apartment where this telephone is located? (TIME12)
TOTAL%
0) 0395.2
1) 1222.9
2) 2435.7
3) 3557.3
4) 47810.4
5) 5597.8
6) 68311.0
7) 7597.8
8) 811214.9
9) 9395.2
10) 10678.9
11) 11212.8
12) 12689.0
99) Don't know/No answer81.1
Missing94 
TOTAL753100.0
86) Please think about where you ate your evening meals each day last week and tell me how many days last week you ate your evening meal at home? (EATATHM)
TOTAL%
0) None546.4
1) 1212.5
2) 2485.7
3) 3839.8
4) 410212.0
5) 511013.0
6) 69811.6
7) 732037.8
9) Don't know/No answer111.3
TOTAL847100.0
87) In the last twelve months, about how many weeks did you spend away from home for vacation, travel, work or other reasons? (WKSAWAY)
TOTAL%
0) 019923.5
1) 113816.3
2) 214917.6
3) 39511.2
4) 49611.3
5) 5222.6
6) 6333.9
7) 750.6
8) 8161.9
9) 940.5
10) 10172.0
11) 1110.1
12) 12141.7
14) 1420.2
15) 1560.7
16) 1660.7
17) 1720.2
18) 1810.1
20) 2060.7
21) 2110.1
24) 2440.5
26) 2610.1
28) 2810.1
30) 3010.1
32) 3220.2
36) 3620.2
38) 3810.1
40) 4020.2
43) 4310.1
49) 4910.1
52) 5220.2
99) Refused or No Answer161.9
TOTAL847100.0
88) Have you heard of the Y2K, or Year 2000, computer problem? (Y2KHEARD)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, have heard82196.9
2) No, have not heard253.0
3) Don't know/Not sure/No answer10.1
TOTAL847100.0
89) Have you made, or do you plan to make, any preparations for the Y2K problem? (Y2KPLANS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, have made preparations33741.0
2) No, have not made preparations46857.0
3) Don't know/Not sure/No answer161.9
Missing26 
TOTAL821100.0
90) For you personally, would you say that you expect the Y2K problem to cause no difficulties at all, only minor difficulties, serious difficulties, or a real disaster? (Y2KRESLT)
TOTAL%
1) No difficulties at all11013.4
2) Only minor difficulties62075.5
3) Serious difficulties404.9
4) A real disaster161.9
5) Don't know/Not sure/No answer354.3
Missing26 
TOTAL821100.0
91) Now I have some questions about relationships between various groups of people and I'd like to know how you feel about these. Do you approve or disapprove of marriage between whites and nonwhites? (MWHTNON)
TOTAL%
1) Approve48757.5
2) Disapprove24128.5
3) Depends [Volunteered]475.5
4) Don't know/No answer728.5
TOTAL847100.0
92) How about marriage between Jews and non-Jews? Do you approve or disapprove of those? (MJEWNON)
TOTAL%
1) Approve65076.7
2) Disapprove647.6
3) Depends [Volunteered]364.3
4) Don't know/No answer9711.5
TOTAL847100.0
93) And marriage between Catholics and Protestants? Do you approve or disapprove? (MCATHNON)
TOTAL%
1) Approve67779.9
2) Disapprove566.6
3) Depends [Volunteered]384.5
4) Don't know/No answer769.0
TOTAL847100.0
94) [ASKED OF RESPONDENTS WHO ARE WHITE] Would you, yourself, have any objection to sending your children to a school where more than half of the children are black? (SCHBLK)
TOTAL%
1) Would object12619.0
2) Would not object48473.1
3) Depends [Volunteered]304.5
4) Don't know/Can't say/No answer223.3
Missing185 
TOTAL662100.0
95) [ASKED OF RESPONDENTS WHO ARE NON-WHITE] Would you, yourself, have any objection to sending your children to a school where more than half of the children are white? (SCHWHT)
TOTAL%
1) Would object126.5
2) Would not object16890.8
3) Depends [Volunteered]10.5
4) Don't know/Can't say/No answer42.2
Missing662 
TOTAL185100.0
96) If your party nominated someone for president who was generally well qualified and happened to be Black would you vote for the candidate? (VOTEBLK)
TOTAL%
1) Would vote for candidate75989.6
2) Would not vote for candidate313.7
3) Depends [Volunteered]354.1
4) Don't know/Can't say/No answer222.6
TOTAL847100.0
97) If your party nominated someone for president who was generally well qualified and happened to be Jewish, would you vote for the candidate? (VOTEJEW)
TOTAL%
1) Would vote for candidate77090.9
2) Would not vote for candidate222.6
3) Depends [Volunteered]273.2
4) Don't know/Can't say/No answer283.3
TOTAL847100.0
98) If your party nominated someone for president who was generally well qualified and happened to be Catholic, would you vote for the candidate? (VOTECTH)
TOTAL%
1) Would vote for candidate78692.8
2) Would not vote for candidate161.9
3) Depends [Volunteered]242.8
4) Don't know/Can't say/No answer212.5
TOTAL847100.0
99) If your party nominated someone for president who was generally well qualified and happened to be a woman, would you vote for the candidate? (VOTEWOM)
TOTAL%
1) Would vote for candidate74387.7
2) Would not vote for candidate566.6
3) Depends [Volunteered]242.8
4) Don't know/Can't say/No answer242.8
TOTAL847100.0
100) Do you agree or disagree that if it could be done without war, the Deep South would be better off as a separate country today. (INDEPSOU)
TOTAL%
1) Agree769.0
2) Disagree71584.4
3) Don't know/No answer566.6
TOTAL847100.0
101) Code respondent's accent. (ACCENTS)
TOTAL%
1) Strong Southern accent22526.6
2) Detectable Southern accent, but not strong29234.5
3) No Southern accent33039.0
TOTAL847100.0
102) Verify the state of the respondent you interviewed. (STCHK1)
TOTAL%
1) Alabama465.4
4) Arkansas283.3
10) Florida13515.9
11) Georgia829.7
18) Kentucky333.9
19) Louisiana455.3
25) Mississippi263.1
34) North Carolina849.9
37) Oklahoma344.0
41) South Carolina455.3
43) Tennessee546.4
44) Texas16419.4
47) Virginia718.4
TOTAL847100.0
103) Please enter the code for the respondent's county below. (COUNTY)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL822170.358218
104) YRBORN recoded in age of respondent (AGE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL84756.922109
105) Recode of Age in categories (AGECAT)
TOTAL%
1) 18 to 24 years old9911.7
2) 25 to 44 years old35241.6
3) 45 to 64 years old26531.3
4) 65 years or older12014.2
5) Don't know/Refused111.3
TOTAL847100.0
106) Respondent's race (RACE)
TOTAL%
1) White66278.2
2) Black/African American10512.4
3) Native American/American Indian80.9
4) Other617.2
5) No Answer111.3
TOTAL847100.0
107) Interview's length in categories (RCMIN)
TOTAL%
1) Less than 15 minutes58169.2
2) 15-19 minutes20624.6
3) 20-29 minutes475.6
4) 30 and more minutes50.6
Missing8 
TOTAL839100.0
108) Old code for U.S. states (STATCALL)
TOTAL%
1) Alabama465.4
2) Arkansas283.3
3) Florida13515.9
4) Georgia829.7
5) Kentucky333.9
6) Louisiana455.3
7) Mississippi263.1
8) North Carolina849.9
9) Oklahoma344.0
10) South Carolina455.3
11) Tennessee546.4
12) Texas16419.4
13) Virginia718.4
TOTAL847100.0
109) Recode of STATE16 to FIPS codes (STAT16FP)
TOTAL%
1) Alabama354.1
4) Arizona20.2
5) Arkansas242.8
6) California131.5
8) Colorado20.2
9) Connecticut60.7
12) Florida637.5
13) Georgia475.6
17) Illinois91.1
18) Indiana80.9
19) Iowa10.1
20) Kansas20.2
21) Kentucky283.3
22) Louisiana485.7
23) Maine40.5
24) Maryland50.6
25) Massachusetts50.6
26) Michigan182.1
27) Minnesota20.2
28) Mississippi202.4
29) Missouri101.2
31) Nebraska10.1
33) New Hampshire10.1
34) New Jersey141.7
36) New York404.7
37) North Carolina667.8
39) Ohio182.1
40) Oklahoma303.6
41) Oregon10.1
42) Pennsylvania111.3
45) South Carolina374.4
46) South Dakota20.2
47) Tennessee485.7
48) Texas12114.3
49) Utah40.5
51) Virginia586.9
54) West Virginia80.9
55) Wisconsin30.4
77) Foreign country303.6
Missing2 
TOTAL845100.0
110) Gallup Organization regionalization (GALREG)
TOTAL%
1) South847100.0
TOTAL847100.0
111) Atlanta Journal Constitution Regionalization (AJCREGN)
TOTAL%
1) South847100.0
TOTAL847100.0
112) Educational attainment (GRADE)
TOTAL%
1) Less than grade 9242.8
2) 9th to 11th grade495.8
3) High school graduate22927.0
4) Some college22326.3
5) College graduate or more31537.2
6) No answer70.8
TOTAL847100.0
113) Residence in the Deep South (DEEPSOU)
TOTAL%
1) Deep South24428.8
2) Peripheral South60371.2
TOTAL847100.0
114) Residence in the North or South (RESIDENT)
TOTAL%
1) South62576.7
2) Border232.8
3) Non-South16720.5
Missing32 
TOTAL815100.0
115) Regional recode: state of residence (WHSTATE)
TOTAL%
1) South847100.0
TOTAL847100.0
116) Recode for Party Identification (PIDRCODE)
TOTAL%
1) Strong Democrat12614.9
2) Not very strong Democrat17320.4
3) Independent, close to Democrats677.9
4) Independent576.7
5) Independent, close to Republican566.6
6) Not very strong Republican13816.3
7) Strong Republican13916.4
8) Other party445.2
9) Don't know/No answer475.5
TOTAL847100.0
117) State FIPS codes (STATEFPS)
TOTAL%
1) Alabama465.4
5) Arkansas283.3
12) Florida13515.9
13) Georgia829.7
21) Kentucky333.9
22) Louisiana455.3
28) Mississippi263.1
37) North Carolina849.9
40) Oklahoma344.0
45) South Carolina455.3
47) Tennessee546.4
48) Texas16419.4
51) Virginia718.4
TOTAL847100.0
118) State-county FIPS codes (numeric) (ST_CNTY)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL79130465.36717126
119) Respondent's religious preference (Recode of DENOM and RELAFFL) (FAITH97X)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist28033.1
2) Methodist8610.2
3) Lutheran192.2
4) Presbyterian445.2
5) Episcopalian212.5
6) Church Of Christ192.2
7) Other Protestant14417.0
8) Catholic12314.5
9) Jewish141.7
10) Other313.7
11) None505.9
12) Don't Know/No Answer161.9
TOTAL847100.0
120) Religious preference (Recode of DENOM & RELAFFL) (FAITH)
TOTAL%
1) Mainline Protestant46955.4
2) Other Protestant14417.0
3) Catholic12314.5
4) Jewish141.7
5) Other313.7
6) None505.9
7) Don't know/No answer161.9
TOTAL847100.0
121) What percentage of people attending respondent's worship service are respondent's race? (OPCNTRSR)
TOTAL%
1) Less Than 10%914.8
2) 10-19%11.6
3) 20-29%58.2
4) 30-39%11.6
5) 40-49%69.8
6) 50-59%2032.8
7) 60-69%711.5
8) 70-80%711.5
9) Don't know/No answer58.2
Missing786 
TOTAL61100.0
122) Last week, how many hours did you work at all jobs? (OWKLSTWK)
TOTAL%
0) Less than 1 hour30.5
1) 1-9 hours101.8
2) 10-19 hours193.4
3) 20-29 hours285.0
4) 30-39 hours498.8
5) 40-49 hours25145.2
6) 50-59 hours9316.8
7) 60 or more hours9016.2
8) Don't know/No answer122.2
Missing292 
TOTAL555100.0
123) Last week, how many hours did you work at night between 6pm in the evening and 6am in the morning? (ONITESHF)
TOTAL%
0) Less than 1 hour30255.6
1) 1- 9 hours11921.9
2) 10-19 hours5510.1
3) 20-29 hours264.8
4) 30-39 hours162.9
5) 40-49 hours122.2
6) 50-59 hours40.7
7) 60-69 hours40.7
8) 70-79 hours10.2
9) 80-84 hours30.6
10) Don't know/No answer10.2
Missing304 
TOTAL543100.0
124) Last week, how many hours did you work on Saturday or Sunday? (OWORKWEE)
TOTAL%
0) Less than 1 hour31057.2
1) 1-9 hours13224.4
2) 10-19 hours6812.5
3) 20-29 hours203.7
4) 30-39 hours50.9
5) 40-49 hours40.7
9) Don't know/No answer30.6
Missing305 
TOTAL542100.0
125) Last week, how many hours did spouse work at all of his or her jobs? (OHWWKLST)
TOTAL%
0) Less than 1 hour61.8
1) 1-9 hours61.8
2) 10-19 hours92.7
3) 20-29 hours113.3
4) 30-39 hours309.0
5) 40-49 hours15747.1
6) 50-59 hours4814.4
7) 60 or more hours5516.5
8) Don't know/No answer113.3
Missing514 
TOTAL333100.0
126) Last week, how many hours did spouse work at night? (OHWNTSHF)
TOTAL%
0) Less than 1 hour18356.8
1) 1-9 hours6118.9
2) 10-19 hours3410.6
3) 20-29 hours165.0
4) 30-39 hours103.1
5) 40-49 hours82.5
6) 50-59 hours30.9
7) 60 or more hours20.6
9) 80-84 hours20.6
10) Don't know/No answer30.9
Missing525 
TOTAL322100.0
127) [ASKED IF HWEMPLOY=WORKING FULL TIME OR WORKING PART TIME ONLY AND MARITAL=MARRIED ONLY] Last week, how many hours did your wife/husband work on Saturday or Sunday? (OHWWKWEE)
TOTAL%
0) Less than 1 hour20764.9
1) 1-9 hours6721.0
2) 10-19 hours3210.0
3) 20-29 hours113.4
4) 30-39 hours20.6
Missing528 
TOTAL319100.0
128) Southerner answer to most favorable state to live in. (SFAVSTAT)
TOTAL%
1) Alabama273.2
5) California425.0
6) Colorado404.7
10) Florida9711.5
11) Georgia536.3
12) Hawaii263.1
34) North Carolina849.9
41) South Carolina273.2
43) Tennessee475.5
47) Virginia475.5
52) Don't know344.0
88) Others32338.1
TOTAL847100.0
129) Northerner answer to most favorable state to live in. (NFAVSTAT)
TOTAL%
3) Arizona91.1
5) California425.0
6) Colorado404.7
10) Florida9711.5
22) Massachusetts40.5
23) Michigan10.1
27) Montana111.3
33) New York161.9
39) Pennsylvania50.6
48) Washington80.9
52) Don't know344.0
88) Others58068.5
TOTAL847100.0
130) Yesterday, of the 24 hours, how many hours did you spend away from home? (OTIME24)
TOTAL%
0) 0 hour829.7
1) 1-4 hours12915.2
2) 5-9 hours24328.7
3) 10-14 hours28133.2
4) 15-19 hours597.0
5) 20-24 hours414.8
99) Don't know121.4
TOTAL847100.0
131) Yesterday between 10am and 10pm, how many hours did you spend away from home? (OTIME12)
TOTAL%
0) 0 hour395.2
1) 1-4 hours19826.3
2) 5-9 hours35246.7
3) 10-12 hours15620.7
99) Don't know81.1
Missing94 
TOTAL753100.0
132) Weeks spent away from home. (OWKSAWAY)
TOTAL%
0) 0 week19923.5
1) 1-4 weeks47856.4
2) 5-9 weeks809.4
3) 10-14 weeks344.0
4) 15-24 weeks263.1
5) 25-34 weeks50.6
6) 35-44 weeks60.7
7) 45-52 weeks30.4
99) Refused or no answer161.9
TOTAL847100.0
133) Census (Consolidated) Metro Statistical Area (MSACMSA)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL7745745.6183421
134) State-county FIPS codes (ST_CNTY2)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL79030488.51617125
135) Respondent lives in metropolitan or non-metropolitan county (NSMETRO)
TOTAL%
0) Non-Metro22328.2
1) Metro56771.8
Missing57 
TOTAL790100.0
136) Weight for South (PEOPLE / mean household size for South). (WTVARS)
TOTAL%
.486865148861646) 18121.4
.5) 101.2
.973730297723292) 49858.8
1) 30.4
1.46059544658494) 11313.3
1.94746059544659) 273.2
2.43432574430823) 111.3
2.92119089316988) 20.2
5.35551663747811) 20.2
TOTAL847100.0
137) Weight for national estimates (account for Southern oversample and household size) (TOTWT)
TOTAL%
.219210651311304) 18121.4
.225124607731573) 101.2
.438421302622608) 49858.8
.450249215463146) 30.4
.657631953933912) 11313.3
.876842605245216) 273.2
1.09605325655652) 111.3
1.31526390786782) 20.2
2.41131716442434) 20.2
TOTAL847100.0
138) I-AGE: YRBORN recoded in age of respondent (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-AGE)
TOTAL%
1) 18-249911.8
2) 25-4435242.1
3) 45-6426531.7
4) 65 or older12014.4
Missing11 
TOTAL836100.0
139) I-GENDER: Gender of respondent (for use with online analysis) (I-GENDER)
TOTAL%
1) Male36443.0
2) Female48357.0
TOTAL847100.0
140) I-EDUC: Educational attainment (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-EDUC)
TOTAL%
1) Less than high school738.7
2) High school graduate22927.3
3) Some college22326.5
4) College graduate or more31537.5
Missing7 
TOTAL840100.0
141) I-RACE: Respondent's race (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-RACE)
TOTAL%
1) White66279.2
2) Black/African American10512.6
3) Native American/American Indian81.0
4) Other617.3
Missing11 
TOTAL836100.0
142) 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) Republican27734.6
2) Democrat29937.4
3) Independent18022.5
4) Other445.5
Missing47 
TOTAL800100.0
143) I-RELIGION: Religious preference (Recode of DENOM & RELAFFL) (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-RELIGION)
TOTAL%
1) Mainline Protestant46956.4
2) Other Protestant14417.3
3) Catholic12314.8
4) Jewish141.7
5) Other313.7
6) None506.0
Missing16 
TOTAL831100.0