Southern Focus Poll, Combined Sample, Spring 1999

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All frequencies weighted by 162) TOTWT
1) Respodent ID number initial screen (RESPNUM$)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL13655092.302030.92
2) Respondent's number (RESP)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL13655097.102034.25
3) Which state am I calling? NOTE: State is recoded into DEEPSOU and GALREG in the dataset. (STATE)
TOTAL%
1) Alabama221.6
2) Alaska00
3) Arizona282
4) Arkansas131
5) California1208.8
6) Colorado151.1
7) Connecticut12.9
8) Delaware4.3
9) D.C.7.5
10) Florida674.9
11) Georgia443.2
12) Hawaii00
13) Idaho9.7
14) Illinois685
15) Indiana332.4
16) Iowa131
17) Kansas8.6
18) Kentucky181.3
19) Louisiana211.5
20) Maine6.4
21) Maryland735.3
22) Massachusetts181.3
23) Michigan624.5
24) Minnesota161.2
25) Mississippi131
26) Missouri292.1
27) Montana6.4
28) Nebraska5.4
29) Nevada6.4
30) New Hampshire00
31) New Jersey614.5
32) New Mexico2.1
33) New York967
34) North Carolina413
35) North Dakota3.2
36) Ohio523.8
37) Oklahoma211.5
38) Oregon181.3
39) Pennsylvania826
40) Rhode Island4.3
41) South Carolina151.1
42) South Dakota4.3
43) Tennessee322.3
44) Texas815.9
45) Utah10.7
46) Vermont7.5
47) Virginia282
48) Washington423.1
49) West Virginia11.8
50) Wisconsin181.3
51) Wyoming2.1
TOTAL1366100.0
4) Verify state called (STATE2)
TOTAL%
1) Alabama221.6
2) Alaska00
3) Arizona282
4) Arkansas131
5) California1208.8
6) Colorado151.1
7) Connecticut12.9
8) Delaware4.3
9) D.C.7.5
10) Florida674.9
11) Georgia443.2
12) Hawaii00
13) Idaho9.7
14) Illinois685
15) Indiana332.4
16) Iowa131
17) Kansas8.6
18) Kentucky181.3
19) Louisiana211.5
20) Maine6.4
21) Maryland735.3
22) Massachusetts181.3
23) Michigan624.5
24) Minnesota161.2
25) Mississippi131
26) Missouri292.1
27) Montana6.4
28) Nebraska5.4
29) Nevada6.4
30) New Hampshire00
31) New Jersey614.5
32) New Mexico2.1
33) New York967
34) North Carolina413
35) North Dakota3.2
36) Ohio523.8
37) Oklahoma211.5
38) Oregon181.3
39) Pennsylvania826
40) Rhode Island4.3
41) South Carolina151.1
42) South Dakota4.3
43) Tennessee322.3
44) Texas815.9
45) Utah10.7
46) Vermont7.5
47) Virginia282
48) Washington423.1
49) West Virginia11.8
50) Wisconsin181.3
51) Wyoming2.1
TOTAL1366100.0
5) In which year were you born? NOTE: This variable is recoded into AGE, and collapsed in AGECAT. (YRBORN)
TOTAL%
1891) Don't know or refused261.9
1907) 190700
1909) 19091.1
1910) 19101.1
1912) 19123.2
1913) 19132.1
1915) 19156.4
1916) 19162.1
1917) 19175.4
1918) 19185.4
1919) 19191.1
1920) 19207.5
1921) 19214.3
1922) 19226.4
1923) 19232.1
1924) 1924151.1
1925) 19254.3
1926) 19266.4
1927) 19273.2
1928) 1928141
1929) 192912.9
1930) 1930141
1931) 1931161.2
1932) 193210.7
1933) 193310.7
1934) 1934211.5
1935) 19357.5
1936) 1936161.2
1937) 1937141
1938) 19389.7
1939) 1939151.1
1940) 1940161.2
1941) 19419.7
1942) 1942181.3
1943) 1943261.9
1944) 1944211.5
1945) 1945151.1
1946) 1946211.5
1947) 1947302.2
1948) 1948372.7
1949) 1949272
1950) 1950322.3
1951) 1951292.1
1952) 1952171.2
1953) 1953302.2
1954) 1954241.8
1955) 1955261.9
1956) 1956392.9
1957) 1957433.2
1958) 1958181.3
1959) 1959261.9
1960) 1960191.4
1961) 1961231.7
1962) 1962342.5
1963) 1963302.2
1964) 1964312.3
1965) 1965231.7
1966) 1966241.8
1967) 1967211.5
1968) 1968191.4
1969) 1969272
1970) 1970302.2
1971) 1971413
1972) 1972231.7
1973) 1973191.4
1974) 1974251.8
1975) 1975372.7
1976) 1976332.4
1977) 1977312.3
1978) 1978433.2
1979) 1979241.8
1980) 1980352.6
1981) 198111.8
TOTAL1364100.0
6) Just for the record, would you say that your community is in the South, or not? (COMSOUTH)
TOTAL%
1) Yes42377.9
2) No10819.9
3) Don't know/No Answer122.2
Missing823 
TOTAL543100.0
7) Not counting time spent away at school and for other temporary reasons, have you lived in the South all your life or not? [IF NO, THEN ASK:] How long have you lived in the South. NOTE: Asked of respondents who answered "Yes" to COMSOUTH (LIVESOU)
TOTAL%
1) Less than 5 Years266.2
2) 6 to 10 years184.3
3) More than 10 years10023.8
4) All my life27264.6
5) Don't know/No answer51.2
Missing942 
TOTAL421100.0
8) Have you ever traveled or visited outside the South? NOTE: Asked of respondents who answered "All my life" to LIVESOU (TRAVOUT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes24389.3
2) No2810.3
3) Don't know/No answer\d1.4
Missing1092 
TOTAL272100.0
9) Have you ever lived in a Southern State? Note: Asked of non-Southern respondents only. (SOULIV)
TOTAL%
1) Yes19123.2
2) No62976.4
3) Don't know/No answer\d3.4
Missing542 
TOTAL823100.0
10) Have you ever traveled or visited in the South? NOTE: Asked of respondents who answered "No" or "Don't Know/No Answer" to SOULIV (TRAVIN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes44971
2) No18028.5
3) Don't know/No answer\d3.5
Missing733 
TOTAL632100.0
11) Which state did you live in when you were 16? NOTE: This variable was called STATE prior to the Fall 1993 administration of this poll. NOTE: STATE16 is recoded into the variable RESIDENT in the dataset (STATE16)
TOTAL%
1) Alabama251.8
2) Alaska00
3) Arizona221.6
4) Arkansas171.2
5) California1077.8
6) Colorado8.6
7) Connecticut131
8) Delaware6.4
9) D.C.7.5
10) Florida423.1
11) Georgia362.6
12) Hawaii1.1
13) Idaho131
14) Illinois634.6
15) Indiana352.6
16) Iowa131
17) Kansas12.9
18) Kentucky191.4
19) Louisiana241.8
20) Maine5.4
21) Maryland473.4
22) Massachusetts191.4
23) Michigan614.5
24) Minnesota282
25) Mississippi12.9
26) Missouri221.6
27) Montana7.5
28) Nebraska7.5
29) Nevada5.4
30) New Hampshire6.4
31) New Jersey584.2
32) New Mexico4.3
33) New York1118.1
34) North Carolina533.9
35) North Dakota6.4
36) Ohio654.8
37) Oklahoma231.7
38) Oregon191.4
39) Pennsylvania755.5
40) Rhode Island3.2
41) South Carolina151.1
42) South Dakota2.1
43) Tennessee282
44) Texas705.1
45) Utah4.3
46) Vermont4.3
47) Virginia292.1
48) Washington251.8
49) West Virginia131
50) Wisconsin171.2
51) Wyoming2.1
52) Foreign county523.8
53) Don't know6.4
TOTAL1366100.0
12) Do you consider yourself a Southerner, or not? (SOUTHERN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes28467.9
2) No12429.7
3) Don't know/No Answer102.4
Missing947 
TOTAL418100.0
13) Do you consider yourself or anyone in your family a Southerner? NOTE: Asked of non-Southern respondents only. (SOUFAM)
TOTAL%
1) Yes555.8
2) No17718.7
3) Don't know/No answer\d454.8
4) 466069.8
5) 591
Missing418 
TOTAL946100.0
14) Would you say that being a Southerner is very important, somewhat important, not very important, or not at all important to you? NOTE: Asked of respondents who answered "Yes" to SOUTHERN, "Yes, self" to SOUFAM, or "Yes, both self and family" to SOUFAM (SIDIMP)
TOTAL%
1) Very important11229.2
2) Somewhat important13835.9
3) Not very important6216.1
4) Not at all important6516.9
5) Don't know/No answer71.8
Missing980 
TOTAL384100.0
15) Do you live in a city, a suburban community, a small town, or a rural area? (LIVEWH)
TOTAL%
1) City53138.9
2) Suburbs30522.4
3) Small town31823.3
4) Rural20715.2
5) Refused/Not sure3.2
TOTAL1364100.0
16) Code the gender of the respondent [If you cannot tell, ask the respondent.] (GENDER)
TOTAL%
1) Male59443.5
2) Female77156.5
TOTAL1365100.0
17) How many years of school have you completed? NOTE: This variable is collapsed into categories in the data set and is called GRADE (EDUC)
TOTAL%
1) 1st grade (or less)00
2) 2nd grade2.1
3) 3rd grade00
4) 4th grade12.9
5) 5th grade00
6) 6th grade6.4
7) 7th grade4.3
8) 8th grade11.8
9) 9th grade12.9
10) 10th grade191.4
11) 11th grade453.3
12) 12th grade (High school)41230.2
13) Some college (Two year degree)37227.3
14) 4 year college graduate31022.7
15) Advanced degree (MA, PHD, LLD, MD)15311.2
16) No answer5.4
TOTAL1363100.0
18) How often do you attend church or other religious services? (RELIG)
TOTAL%
1) More than once a week16812.3
2) Once a week39929.2
3) Two to three times a month21816
4) Several times a year31523.1
5) Never25118.4
6) Refuse141
TOTAL1365100.0
19) 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 important52138.2
2) Very important44832.8
3) Somewhat important28621
4) Not important936.8
5) Don't know/No Answer161.2
TOTAL1364100.0
20) What is your religious affiliation -- Protestant, Catholic, Jewish, some other religion, or no religion? NOTE: Open-ended responses from those who answered "SOME OTHER RELIGION" AND passed the screen in RELAFCHK are coded in the data set as OTHRELAF. (RELAFFL)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant78357.4
2) Catholic31823.3
3) Jewish372.7
4) Some other religion (Specify)674.9
5) No religion [Not religious/agnostic/atheist]916.7
6) Christian or just a Christian [vol]453.3
7) Don't know/No Answer231.7
TOTAL1364100.0
21) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO SAID THEY BELONGED TO SOME OTHER RELIGION: What other religion are you? Does your religion include any of the following words: Anglican, Lutheran, Adventist, Methodist, Apostolic, Nazarene, Baptist, Non-Denominational, Bible, Pentecostal, Born-Again, Presbyterian, Christ/Christian, Prophetic, Church of God, Quaker/Friends, Episcopalian, Seventh-Day Adventist, Greek/Serb Orthodox, Holiness? NOTE: This is a filter to make sure that a verbatim "SOME OTHER RELIGION" answer is only taken from non-Protestants. Interviewers see this screen only if respondents answered "SOME OTHER RELIGION" to RELAFFL. If the interviewer codes this question as "Yes," the respondent is recoded as "PROTESTANT" in RELAFFL. If the interviewer codes "No," then a verbatim response is taken. Open-ended responses are coded in the data set as OTHRELAF. (RELAFCHK)
TOTAL%
1) Yes22076.7
2) No6723.3
Missing1078 
TOTAL287100.0
22) With what church denomination, if any, are you most closely affiliated? [IF 2 OFFERED, ASK: "WHICH ONE ARE YOU MOST CONNECTED TO OR INVOLVED IN?"] NOTE: Asked only of respondents who answered "PROTESTANT" to 19, "CHRISTIAN OR JUST A CHRISTIAN" to 19, or were coded as "YES" in RELAFCHK. If respondent answered "CHRISTIAN SCIENCE" or "NOT RELIGIOUS/ATHIEST/AGNOSTIC", they were skipped to MARITAL. Open-ended responses from those who answered "OTHER" are coded in the data set as OTHDENOM. RELAFFL and DENOM are collapsed into FAITH97X, which is collapsed into FAITH. (DENOM)
TOTAL%
10) Anabaptist00
11) Anglican/Church of England1.1
12) Assembly of God121.5
13) Baptist29936.2
14) Brethren2.2
15) Catholic3.4
16) Charismatic2.2
17) "Christian" or "Just Christian"283.4
18) Christian and Missionary Alliance4.5
19) Christian Science1.1
20) Church(es) of Christ111.3
21) Church of God6.7
22) Church of the Nazarene00
23) Congregationalist2.2
24) Disciples of Christ2.2
25) Episcopalian/Anglican/Church of England253
26) Evangelical Covenant Church00
27) Evangelical Free Church2.2
28) Four Square1.1
29) Free Methodist00
30) Holiness121.5
31) Independent00
32) Jehovah's Witness3.4
33) "Just Protestant"5.6
34) Lutheran708.5
35) Mennonite00
36) Methodist11814.3
37) Mormon/Latter Day Saints91.1
38) Non/Inter-Denominational Protestant425.1
39) Pentecostal263.1
40) Presbyterian445.3
41) Quaker/Friends2.2
42) Reformed2.2
43) Roman Catholic00
44) Salvation Army00
45) Unitarian-Universalist1.1
46) United Church of Christ (UCC)2.2
47) Wesleyan Church2.2
48) Other (Specify)425.1
49) Don't know81
50) Refused3.4
51) Not religious/Atheist/Agnostic00
52) None (not affiliated with a church)354.2
Missing537 
TOTAL827100.0
23) With which Baptist group is your church associated? Is it Southern Baptist Convention, the American Baptist Churches in the USA, the American Baptist Association, the National Baptist Convention USA, an independent Baptist church, or some other Baptist group? NOTE: Asked of respondents who answered "Baptist" to DENOM. Open ended-responses of those who answered "other" are coded in the data set as OTHBAPT. (DBAPTIST)
TOTAL%
10) American Baptist Association4314.3
11) American Baptist USA134.3
12) Baptist Bible Fellowship00
13) Baptist General Conference00
14) Baptist Missionary Association00
15) Conservative Baptist Association of America41.3
16) Free Will Baptist2.7
17) Fundamentalist Baptist (no denominational ties)00
18) General Association of Regular Baptists (GARB)00
19) Independent Baptist (no denominational ties)3110.3
20) Missionary Baptist93
21) National Baptist Convention USA175.7
22) Primitive Baptist00
23) Progressive National Baptist Convention00
24) Reformed Baptist00
25) Southern Baptist9933
26) Other (Specify)93
27) Don't know; "Just Baptist"7324.3
Missing1066 
TOTAL300100.0
24) Is that the United Methodist Church, African Methodist Episcopal Church, the Free Methodist Church, or some other Methodist group? NOTE: Asked of respondents who answered "Methodist" to DENOM. Open ended-responses of those who answered "other" are coded in the data set as OTHMETH. (DMETHDST)
TOTAL%
1) African Methodist Episcopal43.4
2) African Methodist Episcopal Zion54.2
3) Free Methodist Church65.1
4) United Methodist9782.2
5) Other (Specify)32.5
6) Don't know; "Just Methodist"32.5
Missing1247 
TOTAL118100.0
25) Is that the Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A., the Presbyterian Church in America, the Orthodox Presbyterian Church, the Evangelical Presbyterian Church, or some other Presbyterian group? NOTE: Asked of respondents who answered "Presbyterian" to DENOM. Open ended-responses of those who answered "other" are coded in the data set as OTHPRESB. (DPRESBY)
TOTAL%
1) Evangelical Presbyterian Church (EPC)12.3
2) Orthodox Presbyterian Church (OPC)37
3) Presbyterian Church in America (PCA)24.7
4) Presbyterian Chruch in the USA (PCUSA)2148.8
5) Other (Specify)716.3
6) Don't know; "Just Presbyterian"920.9
Missing1321 
TOTAL43100.0
26) Is that the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, the Missouri Synod, the Wisconsin Synod, or some other Lutheran group? NOTE: Asked of respondents who answered "Lutheran" to DENOM. Open ended-responses of those who answered "other" are coded in the data set as OTHLUTHR. (DLUTHRAN)
TOTAL%
1) Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA; formerly the Lutheran Church in America, American Lutheran Church)3347.1
2) Missouri Synod1420
3) Other (Specify)11.4
4) 445.7
5) Don't know; "Just Lutheran"1825.7
Missing1294 
TOTAL70100.0
27) Is that the Christian Reformed Church, the Reformed Church in America, or some other Reformed group? NOTE: Asked of respondents who answered "Reformed" to DENOM. Open ended-responses of those who answered "other" are coded in the data set as OTHREFOM. (DREFORMD)
TOTAL%
1) Christian Reformed Church (CRC; sometimes called "Dutch Reformed")00
2) Reformed Church in America (RCA)2100
3) Other (Specify)00
4) Don't know; "Just Reformed"00
Missing1363 
TOTAL2100.0
28) Is that the Church of the Brethren, the Plymouth Brethren, United Brethren in Christ, or some other Brethren group? NOTE: Asked of respondents who answered "Brethren" to DENOM. Open ended-responses of those who answered "other" are coded in the data set as OTHBRETH. (DBRETHEN)
TOTAL%
1) Church of the Brethren00
2) Plymouth Brethren00
3) United Brethren in Christ00
4) Other (Specify)2100
5) Don't know; "Just Brethren"00
Missing1363 
TOTAL2100.0
29) Is that the United Church of Christ or just a Congregational church? NOTE: Asked of respondents who answered "congregationalist" to DENOM. (DUCC)
TOTAL%
1) United Church of Christ (UCC)00
2) Just Congregational2100
3) Don't Know00
Missing1363 
TOTAL2100.0
30) 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?"NOTE: Asked of respondents who answered "Christian" or "Just Christian" to DENOM. Open ended-responses of those who answered "Other" are coded in the data set as OTHCHRST. (DDISCIPL)
TOTAL%
1) Disciples of Christ310.7
2) "Just a Christian"2278.6
3) Other Christian denomination (Specify)310.7
4) Don't know00
Missing1337 
TOTAL28100.0
31) Is that the Church of Christ or the United Church of Christ? NOTE: Asked of respondents who answered "Church(es) of Christ" to DENOM. Open ended-responses of those who answered "Other" are coded in the data set as OTHCHCHR. (DCHRIST)
TOTAL%
1) Church(es) of Christ11100
2) United Church of Christ00
3) Other (Specify)00
4) Don't know00
Missing1353 
TOTAL11100.0
32) 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? NOTE: Asked of respondents who answered "Church of God" to DENOM. Open ended-responses of those who answered "Other" are coded in the data set as OTHCOGOD. (DCHGOD)
TOTAL%
1) Anderson, IN00
2) Cleveland, TN240
3) In Christ00
4) Other (Specify)360
5) Don't know00
Missing1359 
TOTAL5100.0
33) 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? NOTE: Asked of respondents who answered "Holiness" to DENOM. Open ended-responses of those who answered "Other" are coded in the data set as OTHHOLI. (DHOLINES)
TOTAL%
1) Christian and Missionary Alliance (CMA)00
2) Church of the Nazarene00
3) Salvation Army00
4) Wesleyan Church00
5) Free Methodist Church00
6) Church of God (Anderson, Indiana)19.1
7) Other (Specify)654.5
8) Don't know; "Just Holiness"436.4
Missing1353 
TOTAL11100.0
34) Is that a charismatic church associated with any denomination, a pentecostal church, or a non-denominational charismatic church?NOTE: Asked of respondents who answered "Charismatic" to DENOM. Respondents who answered "Associated with Denomination" were then asked LIVEWH again. (DCHARIS)
TOTAL%
1) Associated with denomination00
2) Pentecostal2100
3) Independent Charismatic00
4) Don't know; "Just Charismatic"00
Missing1363 
TOTAL2100.0
35) What kind of church is that? What is it called exactly? Is that part of a larger church or denomination? What is that church called? NOTE: Asked of respondents who answered "Pentecostal" to DENOM or DCHARIS. Open ended-responses of those who answered "Other" are coded in the data set as OTHPENTE. (DPENTE)
TOTAL%
10) Apostolic Pentecostal414.8
11) Assemblies of God27.4
12) Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)00
13) Church of God (Huntsville, Alabama)00
14) Church of God in Christ00
15) Church of God in Christ (International)00
16) Church of God in Prophesy00
17) Four Square Gospel00
18) Full Gospel00
19) Pentecostal Church of God414.8
20) Pentecostal Holiness Church518.5
21) Spanish Pentecostal00
22) United Pentecoastal Church International13.7
23) Other (Specify)518.5
24) Don't know; "Just Pentecostal"622.2
Missing1337 
TOTAL27100.0
36) Does your church have any denominational affiliation at all? NOTE: Asked of respondents who answered "Just Protestant" to DENOM. Respondents who answered "Yes, it does" were then asked DENOM again. (DANY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, it does00
2) No, it doesn't00
3) Don't know5100
Missing1360 
TOTAL5100.0
37) Is that an independent fundamentalist church, independent charismatic church, independent pentecostal church, independent evangelical church, or what?: NOTE: Asked of respondents who answered "Independent" or "Non/Inter-denominational" to DENOM. Open ended-responses of those who answered "Other" are coded in the data set as OTHINDEP. (DINDEP)
TOTAL%
1) Independent Fundamentalist920.9
2) Independent Charismatic24.7
3) Independent Pentecostal49.3
4) Independent Evangelical37
5) Other (Specify)1227.9
6) Don't know/"Just independent"1227.9
7) Refused12.3
Missing1323 
TOTAL43100.0
38) When it comes to your religious faith, would you say you are Pentecostal, fundamentalist, evangelical, mainline Protestant, or theologically liberal? NOTE: Asked only of respondents who answered "Protestant" or "Christian or just Christian" to RELAFFL AND did not answer "Christian Science," "Catholic," "Roman Catholic," or "Not Religious" to RELAFCHK. Open-ended responses from those who answered "Other" are coded in the dataset as OTHRELID. (RELID97S)
TOTAL%
1) Pentecostal10012.1
2) Fundamentalist566.8
3) Evangelical9010.9
4) Mainline Protestant15018.2
5) Theologically liberal17421.1
6) Other (Specify)182.2
7) None of the above779.3
8) Don't know/No answer16019.4
Missing541 
TOTAL825100.0
39) Do you consider yourself a traditionalist Catholic, a progressive Catholic, or none of these? NOTE: Asked of those who answered "Catholic" to RELAFFL and of respondents who answered "Catholic" or "Roman Catholic" to RELAFCHK. Open-ended responses from those who answered "Other" are coded in the data set as OTHCATH. (RELCATH)
TOTAL%
1) Traditionalist9930.8
2) Progressive8024.9
3) None of these11335.2
4) Other (Specify)82.5
5) Don't know/No Answer216.5
Missing1044 
TOTAL321100.0
40) Are you currently...married, divorced, separated, widowed, or single? (MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Married76355.9
2) Divorced14910.9
3) Separated282.1
4) Widowed, or664.8
5) Have you never been married?35225.8
6) No answer7.5
TOTAL1365100.0
41) Are you a parent? INTERVIEWER: IF RESPODENT SAYS THEY ARE A STEP-PARENT CODE AS YES. (PARENT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes97971.7
2) No38628.3
3) Don't know/No answer00
TOTAL1365100.0
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 time80659.1
2) Working part time1198.7
3) Going to school1138.3
4) Keeping house765.6
5) Retired19214.1
6) Unemployed151.1
7) Or what?392.9
8) No answer4.3
TOTAL1364100.0
43) What about your wife/husband last week was he/she: Working full-time, working part-time, going to school, keeping house, retired, unemployed, or what? NOTE: Asked only of respondents who answered "Married" to MARTIAL. (HWEMPLOY)
TOTAL%
1) Working full time51066.8
2) Working part time567.3
3) Going to school6.8
4) Keeping house547.1
5) Retired11515.1
6) Unemployed81
7) Or what?141.8
8) No answer00
Missing602 
TOTAL763100.0
44) 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 $10,000654.8
2) $10,000 up to $19,9991077.8
3) $20,000 up to $29,99915011
4) $30,000 up to $39,99917212.6
5) $40,000 up to $49,99915411.3
6) $50,000 up to $59,99913610
7) More than $60,00034024.9
8) No answer24017.6
TOTAL1364100.0
45) What race do you consider yourself? NOTE: Open-ended responses from those who answered "Other or Mixed" are coded in dataset as OTHRACE. NOTE: In the datasheet, RACE94 is recoded into the variable RACE. (RACE94)
TOTAL%
1) White/Caucasian91867.2
2) Black16612.2
3) African-American1359.9
4) Negro, Colored, Etc.9.7
5) Native American/American Indian5.4
6) Asian/Oriental131
7) Other or mixed (Specify)1067.8
8) No answer141
TOTAL1366100.0
46) As far as you know, were any of your ancestors American Indians? NOTE: Not asked of respondents who answered "Native American/Indian" to RACE94. These respondents were recoded to "Yes" for that question in the final data set. (AMERINDN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, were44632.7
2) No, were not85162.3
3) Don't know685
TOTAL1365100.0
47) Are you of Hispanic origin? (HISPANIC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, Hispanic856.2
2) No, not Hispanic127193.2
3) Don't know/No answer8.6
TOTAL1364100.0
48) How many people under 18 live in this house? (CHILD18)
TOTAL%
0) 076355.9
1) 123116.9
2) 224117.7
3) 3886.4
4) 4282.1
5) 53.2
6) 62.1
7) 73.2
8) 81.1
11) More than 102.1
12) Refused3.2
TOTAL1365100.0
49) How many of those are under 12 years old? (CHILD12)
TOTAL%
0) 016828
1) 122938.2
2) 213923.2
3) 3477.8
4) 4122
5) 52.3
6) 62.3
11) More than 1000
12) Refused00
Missing766 
TOTAL599100.0
50) Including yourself, how many people 18 or older live at this telephone number? (PEOPLE)
TOTAL%
1) 118713.7
2) 272352.9
3) 324417.8
4) 415211.1
5) 5402.9
6) 64.3
7) 72.1
11) MOre than 103.2
12) Refused12.9
TOTAL1367100.0
51) 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? NOTE: If respondent answered "Republican," he/she was asked STRREP. If respondent answered "Democrat," he/she was aksed STRDEM. If respondent answered "Independent," he/she was asked INDEP. If the respondent answered "Other" or "Don't know/ no answer," he/she was skipped to #55. INDEP, PARTYID, STRDEM, STRREP, and INDEP are merged into PIDRCODE in the datatset. (PARTYID)
TOTAL%
1) Republican37527.5
2) Democrat53639.3
3) Independent28020.5
4) Other795.8
5) Don't know/No answer957
TOTAL1365100.0
52) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO THINK OF THEMSELVES AS DEMOCRATS: Would you call yourself a strong Democrat or a not very strong Democrat? (STRDEM)
TOTAL%
1) Strong Democrat29354.7
2) Not very strong Democrat23443.7
3) Don't know/No answer91.7
Missing829 
TOTAL536100.0
53) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO THINK OF THEMSELVES AS REPUBLICAN: Would you call yourself a strong Republican or a not very strong Republican? (STRREP)
TOTAL%
1) Strong Republican18749.9
2) Not very strong Republican18048
3) Don't know/No answer82.1
Missing990 
TOTAL375100.0
54) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ARE INDEPENDENT: Do you usually think of yourself as closer to the Republican party or as closer to the Democratic party? (INDEP)
TOTAL%
1) Closer to Republican Party9534.1
2) Closer to Democratic Party8831.5
3) Don't know/No answer/Neither9634.4
Missing1085 
TOTAL279100.0
55) In general, when it comes to politics, do you usually think of yourself as a LIBERAL, a CONSERVATIVE, a MODERATE, or what? NOTE: If respondent answered "Liberal," he/she was asked STRLIB. If respondent answered "Moderate," he/she was asked MODERATE. If respondent answered "Conservative," he/she was asked STRCON. If respondent answered "Don't know," "No answer," or "No understanding of these terms," he/she was skipped to SEGREGAT. LIBCON, STRLIB, STRCON, and MODERATE are merged into LCRECODE in the dataset. (LIBCON)
TOTAL%
1) Liberal33124.2
2) Moderate (Middle of the road)37627.5
3) Conservative39528.9
4) Never think of self in these terms (no preference)1087.9
5) Don't know1077.8
6) No answer362.6
7) Respondent insists that he/she has no understanding of these terms131
TOTAL1366100.0
56) Do you think of yourself as a STRONG liberal, or a NOT VERY STRONG liberal? (STRLIB)
TOTAL%
1) Strong liberal13741.4
2) Not very strong liberal18255
3) Don't know92.7
4) No answer3.9
Missing1034 
TOTAL331100.0
57) Do you think of yourself as a STRONG conservative, or a NOT VERY STRONG conservative? (STRCON)
TOTAL%
1) Strong conservative21855.2
2) Not very strong conservative16040.5
3) Don't know123
4) No answer51.3
Missing970 
TOTAL395100.0
58) Do you think of yourself as more like a liberal, or more like a conservative? (MODERATE)
TOTAL%
1) More liberal10929
2) Neither-Respondent refused to choose4612.2
3) More conservative19852.7
4) Don't know174.5
5) No answer61.6
Missing989 
TOTAL376100.0
59) There's been a lot of talk these days about race relations, 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) Integration89965.8
2) Segregation231.7
3) Something in-between32223.6
4) Don't know/No answer1228.9
TOTAL1366100.0
60) The next few questions are about the South. Overall, what kind of effect do you think racial integration has had on the quality of life in the South? Has integration generally had a positive effect, a negative effect, or not made much difference? (INTERGRA)
TOTAL%
1) Positive63146.3
2) Negative16612.2
3) Not much difference29921.9
4) Both [volunteered]473.4
5) Don't know/No answer22116.2
TOTAL1364100.0
61) Do you think opportunities for minorities are better in the South than in other parts of the country, worse, or about the same? (SOUMIN)
TOTAL%
1) Better in the South16412
2) Worse in the South35225.8
3) About the same57041.8
4) Don't know/No answer27920.4
TOTAL1365100.0
62) In general, do you think race relations are better in the South than elsewhere in the United States, worse in the South, or about the same as in the rest of the country? (RACESOU)
TOTAL%
1) Better in the South1118.1
2) Worse in the South41630.5
3) About the same59643.7
4) Don't know/No answer24117.7
TOTAL1364100.0
63) Now, a question about your local community, that is, within a couple of miles from your home. How long have you lived in your community? NOTE: If the respondent answered "Less than 5 years," he/she was skipped to TCHDIV. (COMLVYRS)
TOTAL%
1) Less than 5 year32924.1
2) 5 to 9 years20615.1
3) 10 to 19 years28520.9
4) 20 years or more53939.5
5) Don't know/No answer6.4
TOTAL1365100.0
64) Over the past 10 years, has the African-American population in your local community, that is, within a couple of miles from your home, increased, decreased, or stayed about the same? [IF RESPONDENT SAYS THEY HAVEN'T LIVED IN COMMUNITY LONG ENOUGH TO KNOW, ASK: From what you know about the community, would you say the African- American population has increased, decreased, or stayed about the same?] (AFPOP)
TOTAL%
1) Increased45644.1
2) Decreased282.7
3) Stayed the same52150.3
4) Don't know/No answer302.9
Missing329 
TOTAL1035100.0
65) Would you say it has increased just a little, quite a lot, or something in-between? NOTE: Asked only of those who answered "Increased" to AFPOP. (AFPOPI)
TOTAL%
1) Just a little19342.3
2) Quite a lot12627.6
3) Something in-between13429.4
4) Don't know/No answer3.7
Missing909 
TOTAL456100.0
66) Would you say it has decreased just a little, quite a lot, or something in-between? NOTE: Asked only of those who answered "Decreased" to AFPOP. (AFPOPD)
TOTAL%
1) Just a little1450
2) Quite a lot621.4
3) Something in-between725
4) Don't know/No answer13.6
Missing1336 
TOTAL28100.0
67) And what about the Hispanic population-that is, Mexican or other Latin American. Over the past 10 years, has the Hispanic population in your local community, increased, decreased, or stayed about the same? [IF RESPONDENT SAYS THEY HAVEN'T LIVED IN COMMUNITY LONG ENOUGH TO KNOW, ASK: From what you know about the community, would you say the Hispanic population has increased, decreased, or stayed about the same?] (HSPOP)
TOTAL%
1) Increased52650.8
2) Decreased101
3) Stayed the same43842.3
4) Don't know/No answer626
Missing329 
TOTAL1036100.0
68) Would you say it has increased just a little, quite a lot, or something in-between? NOTE: Asked only of those who answered "Increased" to HSPOP. (HSPOPI)
TOTAL%
1) Just a little19136.3
2) Quite a lot22242.2
3) Something in-between10720.3
4) Don't know/No answer61.1
Missing839 
TOTAL526100.0
69) Would you say it has decreased just a little, quite a lot, or something in-between? NOTE: Asked only of those who answered "Decreased" to HSPOP. (HSPOPD)
TOTAL%
1) Just a little555.6
2) Quite a lot111.1
3) Something in-between333.3
4) Don't know/No answer00
Missing1355 
TOTAL9100.0
70) And what about the Asian population. Over the past 10 years, would you say the Asian population in your local community, has increased, decreased, or stayed about the same? [IF RESPONDENT SAYS THEY HAVEN'T LIVED IN COMMUNITY LONG ENOUGH TO KNOW, ASK: From what you know about the community, would you say the Asian population has increased, decreased, or stayed about the same?] (ASPOP)
TOTAL%
1) Increased39438
2) Decreased262.5
3) Stayed the same53551.6
4) Don't know/No answer817.8
Missing329 
TOTAL1036100.0
71) Would you say it has increased just a little, quite a lot, or something in-between? NOTE: Asked only of those who answered "Increased" to ASPOP. (ASPOPI)
TOTAL%
1) Just a little17945.4
2) Quite a lot11930.2
3) Something in-between8722.1
4) Don't know/No answer92.3
Missing971 
TOTAL394100.0
72) Would you say it has decreased just a little, quite a lot, or something in-between? NOTE: Asked only of those who answered "Decreased" to ASPOP. (ASPOPD)
TOTAL%
1) Just a little519.2
2) Quite a lot934.6
3) Something in-between1246.2
4) Don't know/No answer00
Missing1339 
TOTAL26100.0
73) Overall, would you say that over the past 10 years, your community has become more ethnically and racially mixed, less ethnically and racially mixed--or has it stayed pretty much the same? [IF RESPONDENT SAYS THEY HAVEN'T LIVED IN COMMUNITY LONG ENOUGH TO KNOW, ASK: From what you know about the community, would you say that your community has become more ethnically and racially mixed, less ethnically and racially mixed--or has it stayed pretty much the same?] (RCMIX)
TOTAL%
1) More mixed54352.4
2) Less mixed191.8
3) Stayed the same45944.3
4) Don't know/No answer151.4
Missing329 
TOTAL1036100.0
74) Would you say that it has become much more mixed, somewhat more mixed, or a little more ethnically and racially mixed? NOTE: Asked only of those who answered "More Mixed" to RCMIX. (RCMIXI)
TOTAL%
1) Much more16330
2) Somewhat more22441.3
3) A little more15428.4
4) Don't know/No answer2.4
Missing822 
TOTAL543100.0
75) Would you say that it has become much less mixed, somewhat less mixed, or a little less ethnically and racially mixed? NOTE: Asked only of those who answered "Less Mixed" to RCMIX. (RCMIXD)
TOTAL%
1) Much more631.6
2) Somewhat more315.8
3) A little more947.4
4) Don't know/No answer15.3
Missing1346 
TOTAL19100.0
76) Overall, would you say that increasing ethnic and racial diversity in your community-that is, within a couple of miles from your home--is a good thing for your community, a bad thing, or does it not make much difference? NOTE: Asked only of those who answered "Much More" or "Somewhat More" to RCMIXI. (MIXIGOOD)
TOTAL%
1) Good thing20051.7
2) Bad thing369.3
3) Does not make much difference13835.7
4) Don't know/No answer133.4
Missing978 
TOTAL387100.0
77) Overall, would you say that decreasing ethnic and racial diversity in your community-that is, within a couple of miles from your home--is a good thing for your community, a bad thing, or does it not make much difference? NOTE: Asked only of those who answered "Much Less" or "Somewhat Less" to RCMIXD. (MIXDGOOD)
TOTAL%
1) Good thing222.2
2) Bad thing666.7
3) Has not made much difference111.1
4) Don't know/No answer00
Missing1356 
TOTAL9100.0
78) Would you agree or disagree that having children learn about cultural diversity is a good way to help eliminate racism? (TCHDIV)
TOTAL%
1) Agree121889.3
2) Disagree765.6
3) Don't know/No answer705.1
TOTAL1364100.0
79) Some employers have what are called "diversity programs" that are designed to help employees understand and get along with people who are racially and ethnically different from themselves. Does your employer have such a program? NOTE: Asked only if respondent answered "Working full time" or "Working part time" in EMPLOYED. (DPRO)
TOTAL%
1) Yes24826.8
2) No55560
3) Self-employed [volunteered]485.2
4) 4748
Missing440 
TOTAL925100.0
80) How would you rate your company's diversity program? Would you say it is excellent, good, fair, or poor? NOTE: Asked only if respondent answered "Yes" to DPRO. (DPRORATE)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent8233.2
2) Good10743.3
3) Fair3213
4) Poor145.7
5) Don't know/No answer124.9
Missing1117 
TOTAL247100.0
81) Have you participated in that program? NOTE: Asked only if respondent answered "Yes" to DRPO. (DPROPART)
TOTAL%
1) Yes17871.8
2) No6325.4
3) Don't know/No answer72.8
Missing1117 
TOTAL248100.0
82) I'd like to know about your employer's efforts to hire minority employees. Do you feel that your employer has been doing too much, too little, or about the right amount to hire minority employees? NOTE: Not asked if respondent is not employed full-time or part time, or if he/she responded "Self employed" in DPRO. (HIREMIN)
TOTAL%
1) Too much536
2) Too little12514.2
3) About the right amount61570
4) Don't know/No answer859.7
Missing488 
TOTAL878100.0
83) Do you agree or disagree that affirmative action programs for women and minorities often result in reverse discrimination against white men? (AAREVERS)
TOTAL%
1) Agree57241.9
2) Disagree54439.9
3) Don't know/No answer24918.2
TOTAL1365100.0
84) Think about your own neighborhood -- that is, the homes near your own. How many of the people living in your neighborhood are the same race as you -- all of them, more than half, about half, less than half, or none of them? (NEIGSAME)
TOTAL%
1) All of them34825.5
2) More than half58442.8
3) About half19914.6
4) Less than half19013.9
5) None181.3
6) Don't know/No answer251.8
TOTAL1364100.0
85) What would you consider the ideal racial composition of your neighborhood -- that is, how many of your neighbors would you prefer to be of the same race as you -- all of them, more than half, about half, less than half, none of them, or does it not make any difference to you? (NEIGIDL)
TOTAL%
1) All of them715.2
2) More than half987.2
3) About half1087.9
4) Less than half423.1
5) None3.2
6) Don't know/No answer102274.9
7) 7201.5
TOTAL1364100.0
86) O any people who are not the same race as you attend your church or place of worship? NOTE: Not asked if respondent said he/she never attended religious services in RELIG, or refused to answer RELIG. (MIXCRCH)
TOTAL%
1) Yes78471.3
2) No26424
3) Don't know/No answer524.7
Missing264 
TOTAL1100100.0
87) And now, thinking about your family... Has any member of your family ever married a person of another race? (MIXMARY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes49636.3
2) No85862.9
3) Don't know/No answer11.8
TOTAL1365100.0
88) Would you disapprove if someone in your family married a person of a different race, or would it not make any difference? (OBJMARY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, would disapprove15711.5
2) Wouldn't make any difference/Would not disapprove107478.7
3) Would depende on person or race846.2
4) Don't know/No answer493.6
TOTAL1364100.0
89) Has any member of your family ever dated a person of another race? (MIXDATE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes80959.3
2) No49236
3) Don't know/No answer644.7
TOTAL1365100.0
90) When you yourself were dating, would your parents have objected if you dated someone of a different race? (OBJPARNT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, would have objected67949.7
2) No, would not have objected54439.9
3) Would have depended on person or race [volunteered]473.4
4) Don't know/Never dated/No answer957
TOTAL1365100.0
91) And what about you, would you disapprove if someone in your family dated a person of a different race, or would it not make any difference? (OBJDATE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, would disapprove16612.2
2) Wouldn't make any difference/Would not disapprove107678.8
3) Would have depended on person or race [volunteered]946.9
4) Don't know/Never dated/No answer292.1
TOTAL1365100.0
92) Has any member of your family ever adopted a child? (ADOPT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes39128.6
2) No96570.7
3) Don't know/No answer9.7
TOTAL1365100.0
93) Has any member of your family ever adopted a child of another race? NOTE: Asked only of respondents who answered "Yes" to ADOPT. (ADOPTMIX)
TOTAL%
1) Yes14336.6
2) No24161.6
3) Don't know/No answer71.8
Missing974 
TOTAL391100.0
94) Would you disapprove if a member of your family adopted a child of a different race, or would it not make any difference? (OBJADOPT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, would disapprove654.8
2) Wouldn't make any difference/Would not disapprove125892.2
3) Would depend on person or race [volunteered]151.1
4) Don't know/No answer272
TOTAL1365100.0
95) Do you think that a child whose mother is one race and whose father is another race is likely to face unique problems in life, or not? (MIXPR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, will face problems102775.2
2) No, no unique problems26319.3
3) Don't know/No answer/It depends755.5
TOTAL1365100.0
96) I'd like to know how comfortable you generally feel interacting with people whose race is different from your own. In general, would you say you are very comfortable, pretty comfortable, pretty uncomfortable, or very uncomfortable? (MIXCOMF)
TOTAL%
1) Very comfortable67749.7
2) Pretty comfortable61845.3
3) Pretty uncomfortable312.3
4) Very uncomfortable2.1
5) Don't know/Don't interact/No answer352.6
TOTAL1363100.0
97) As you have grown older, would you say your views about race relations have become more conservative, more liberal, or stayed about the same? (RRSELF)
TOTAL%
1) More conservative1269.2
2) More liberal40129.4
3) Stayed the same79958.5
4) Don't know/No answer392.9
TOTAL1365100.0
98) Would you say that your children's views about race relations are more conservative, more liberal, or about the same as your own? NOTE: Asked only of those who identified themselves as parents in PARENT. (RRKIDS)
TOTAL%
1) More conservative525.3
2) More liberal22523
3) About the same as own55056.2
4) Kids too young to have views [volunteered]899.1
5) Don't know/No answer636.4
Missing386 
TOTAL979100.0
99) What name do you generally prefer for your race--black or African-American? NOTE: Asked only of those who identified themselves as "Black," "African-American," or "Negro, Colored, etc." in RACE94. (RNMPREF)
TOTAL%
1) Black9129.4
2) African-American14948.1
3) Neither/Something else [volunteered]134.2
4) Don't know/Don't care/No answer5718.4
Missing1055 
TOTAL310100.0
100) Finally, do you agree or disagree that: The South is better off as part of the United States than it would be as a separate country. (NOTSEP)
TOTAL%
1) Agree118086.4
2) Disagree815.9
3) Don't know/No answer1057.7
TOTAL1366100.0
101) Some of the questions on this survey will be used by reporters for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution to write stories for the newspaper. Would you be willing to have a reporter call you back to discuss some of these matters in greater detail? (CALLBACK)
TOTAL%
1) Yes70651.8
2) No64046.9
3) No answer181.3
TOTAL1364100.0
102) Do you think this person would be goodt o call back for more information? (Was this a good interview?) (GOODINT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes100873.8
2) No35726.2
TOTAL1365100.0
103) CODE RESPONDENT'S ACCENT (ACCENTS)
TOTAL%
1) Strong Southern accent14710.8
2) Detectable Southern Accent, but not strong22516.5
3) No Southern accent99372.7
TOTAL1365100.0
104) Respodent's Number again (RESP3)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL13655097.102034.25
105) Verify Respondent's Number again (RESP4)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL13655551.352560.14
106) Verify the state of the respondent you interviewed (STCHK1)
TOTAL%
1) Alabama221.6
2) Alaska1.1
3) Arizona282
4) Arkansas131
5) California1208.8
6) Colorado151.1
7) Connecticut12.9
8) Delaware4.3
9) D.C.7.5
10) Florida674.9
11) Georgia443.2
12) Hawaii00
13) Idaho9.7
14) Illinois685
15) Indiana332.4
16) Iowa131
17) Kansas8.6
18) Kentucky181.3
19) Louisiana211.5
20) Maine6.4
21) Maryland735.3
22) Massachusetts181.3
23) Michigan624.5
24) Minnesota161.2
25) Mississippi131
26) Missouri292.1
27) Montana6.4
28) Nebraska5.4
29) Nevada6.4
30) New Hampshire00
31) New Jersey614.5
32) New Mexico2.1
33) New York957
34) North Carolina413
35) North Dakota3.2
36) Ohio523.8
37) Oklahoma211.5
38) Oregon181.3
39) Pennsylvania826
40) Rhode Island4.3
41) South Carolina151.1
42) South Dakota4.3
43) Tennessee322.3
44) Texas815.9
45) Utah10.7
46) Vermont7.5
47) Virginia282
48) Washington423.1
49) West Virginia11.8
50) Wisconsin181.3
51) Wyoming2.1
TOTAL1366100.0
107) Please enter the code for the respondent's county: (COUNTY)
TOTAL%
1) 1221.6
3) 3282.1
5) 5413.1
6) 64.3
7) 7191.4
9) 9141
11) 11292.2
13) 13312.3
15) 159.7
17) 17171.3
19) 19131
21) 21191.4
23) 2312.9
25) 25181.3
27) 2711.8
29) 29221.6
31) 31554.1
33) 33312.3
35) 35231.7
37) 37372.8
39) 398.6
41) 4111.8
43) 4311.8
45) 4511.8
47) 47332.5
49) 49131
51) 5112.9
53) 53131
55) 558.6
57) 5712.9
59) 59221.6
61) 61191.4
63) 63131
65) 6511.8
67) 6712.9
69) 697.5
71) 71131
73) 73292.2
75) 758.6
77) 774.3
79) 79141
81) 8112.9
83) 837.5
85) 8511.8
87) 87131
89) 89151.1
91) 91131
93) 9311.8
95) 9512.9
97) 97141
99) 99191.4
101) 101251.9
103) 1039.7
105) 1056.4
107) 1075.4
109) 1098.6
111) 111221.6
113) 11310.7
115) 1152.1
117) 1178.6
119) 119151.1
121) 1219.7
123) 12312.9
125) 12510.7
127) 1276.4
129) 1295.4
131) 1316.4
133) 1334.3
135) 1353.2
136) 1362.1
137) 1375.4
139) 13900
141) 1417.5
143) 1434.3
145) 14500
147) 1477.5
149) 1494.3
151) 1518.6
153) 1539.7
155) 1555.4
157) 15710.7
159) 1596.4
161) 1613.2
163) 163362.7
165) 1652.1
167) 1674.3
171) 1714.3
173) 1732.1
175) 1752.1
177) 1772.1
179) 1792.1
181) 1811.1
183) 1837.5
185) 1852.1
187) 1871.1
189) 1895.4
193) 1931.1
195) 19500
197) 19700
199) 1993.2
201) 201131
209) 2091.1
211) 21100
215) 2153.2
217) 21700
219) 21900
221) 22100
223) 2232.1
225) 2251.1
227) 2271.1
229) 22900
233) 23300
235) 2351.1
237) 2371.1
243) 24300
245) 2453.2
247) 24700
253) 25300
255) 25500
257) 25700
261) 26100
265) 2651.1
275) 27500
285) 2851.1
287) 28700
289) 28900
291) 29100
293) 2931.1
295) 2952.1
297) 29700
303) 3031.1
313) 31300
329) 3291.1
333) 33300
339) 33900
341) 34100
347) 3471.1
355) 3552.1
369) 36900
371) 37100
381) 38100
397) 39700
403) 40300
407) 40700
423) 4231.1
437) 4371.1
439) 4397.5
445) 4451.1
449) 44900
451) 4512.1
453) 4534.3
465) 46500
467) 46700
479) 4791.1
485) 48500
510) 5108.6
520) 52000
550) 5501.1
600) 6001.1
660) 66000
700) 70000
710) 7101.1
760) 76000
770) 7702.1
810) 81000
997) Respondent gave a city or township272
998) County not on list372.8
999) Don't know or refused382.8
Missing7 
TOTAL1343100.0
108) Date of poll (MMDD) (DATE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1365235.3351.45
109) Type time of poll (HHMM) (TIMEINT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1365765.46357.61
110) Interview number (INTNUM)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL136527.6111.01
111) Total time (TOTIME)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1365658.11342.92
112) Interview length in minutes (MINUTES)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL136510.679.39
113) In which county do you now live? IF RESPONDENT LIVES IN LOUISIANA: IN which parish do you now live? NOTE: Not asked of respondents in Washington D.C. County FIPS codes are assigned to these responses in COUNTY. COUNTY is recoded into NSMETRO in the dataset. (COUNTYX)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL0
114) Verbatim for RELAFFL (OTHRELAF)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL0
115) Verbatim for DENOM (OTHDENOM)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL0
116) Verbatim for type of Baptist (OTHBAPT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL0
117) Verbatim for type of Methodist (OTHMETH)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL0
118) Verbatim for type of Presbyterian (OTHPRESB)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL0
119) Verbatim for type of Lutheran (OTHLUTHR)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL0
120) Verbatim for type of Brethren (OTHBRETH)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL0
121) Verbatim for type of DDISCIPL (OTHCHRST)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL0
122) Verbatim for type of Church of God (OTHCOGOD)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL0
123) Verbatim for type of Holiness (OTHHOLI)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL0
124) Verbatim for type of Pentecostal (OTHPENT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL0
125) Verbatim for type of Independent (OTHINDEP)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL0
126) Verbatim for RELIG97S (OTHRELID)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL0
127) Verbatim for RELCATH (OTHRCATH)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL0
128) Verbatim for RACE94 (OTHRACE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL0
129) What kinds of unique problems do you think they might face? NOTE: Asked only of those who responded "Yes" to MIXPR. (MXPRTXT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL0
130) Origin of sample: North/South/AAOS (SAMPLE)
TOTAL%
1) South40629.8
2) North75455.3
3) Blacks in South Oversample11.8
4) Blacks in Non-South oversample19314.1
5) Non-Blacks in South oversample00
6) Non-Blacks in Non-South oversample00
TOTAL1364100.0
131) Test to verify sample origin (REGSTATE)
TOTAL%
1) Southern state residence41830.6
2) Non-Southern state residence94769.4
TOTAL1365100.0
132) YRBORN recoded into age of respondent (AGE)
TOTAL%
-9) Don't know or refused261.9
18) 1811.8
19) 19352.6
20) 20241.8
21) 21433.2
22) 22312.3
23) 23332.4
24) 24372.7
25) 25251.8
26) 26191.4
27) 27231.7
28) 28413
29) 29302.2
30) 30272
31) 31191.4
32) 32211.5
33) 33241.8
34) 34231.7
35) 35312.3
36) 36302.2
37) 37342.5
38) 38231.7
39) 39191.4
40) 40261.9
41) 41181.3
42) 42433.2
43) 43392.9
44) 44261.9
45) 45241.8
46) 46302.2
47) 47171.2
48) 48292.1
49) 49322.3
50) 50272
51) 51372.7
52) 52302.2
53) 53211.5
54) 54151.1
55) 55211.5
56) 56261.9
57) 57181.3
58) 589.7
59) 59161.2
60) 60151.1
61) 619.7
62) 62141
63) 63161.2
64) 647.5
65) 65211.5
66) 6610.7
67) 6710.7
68) 68161.2
69) 69141
70) 7012.9
71) 71141
72) 723.2
73) 736.4
74) 744.3
75) 75151.1
76) 762.1
77) 776.4
78) 784.3
79) 797.5
80) 801.1
81) 815.4
82) 825.4
83) 832.1
84) 846.4
86) 862.1
87) 873.2
89) 891.1
90) 901.1
92) 9200
TOTAL1364100.0
133) Recode of AGE in categories (AGECAT)
TOTAL%
1) 18 to 24 years old21415.7
2) 25 to 44 years old54139.6
3) 45 to 64 years old41230.2
4) 65 years or older17212.6
5) Don't know or refused261.9
TOTAL1365100.0
134) Respondent's race (RACE)
TOTAL%
1) White91867.2
2) Black/African Amer31022.7
3) Native Amer/Amer Indian5.4
4) Other1198.7
5) No answer141
TOTAL1366100.0
135) Interview's length in categories (RCMIN)
TOTAL%
1) Less 15 minutes123290.7
2) 15-19 minutes916.7
3) 20-29 minutes312.3
4) 30+ minutes5.4
Missing6 
TOTAL1359100.0
136) Old code for US States (STATCALL)
TOTAL%
1) Alabama221.6
2) Arkansas131
3) Florida674.9
4) Georgia443.2
5) Kentucky181.3
6) Louisiana211.5
7) Mississippi131
8) North Carolina413
9) Oklahoma211.5
10) South Carolina151.1
11) Tennessee322.3
12) Texas815.9
13) Virginia282
14) Delaware4.3
15) D.c.7.5
16) Maryland735.3
17) Missouri292.1
18) West Virginia11.8
19) Alaska00
20) Arizona282
21) California1208.8
22) Colorado151.1
23) Connecticut12.9
24) Hawaii00
25) Idaho9.7
26) Illinois685
27) Indiana332.4
28) Iowa131
29) Kansas8.6
30) Maine6.4
31) Massachusetts181.3
32) Michigan624.5
33) Minnesota161.2
34) Montana6.4
35) Nebraska5.4
36) Nevada6.4
37) New Hampshire00
38) New Jersey614.5
39) New Mexico2.1
40) New York967
41) North Dakota3.2
42) Ohio523.8
43) Oregon181.3
44) Pennsylvania826
45) Rhode Island4.3
46) South Dakota4.3
47) Utah10.7
48) Vermont7.5
49) Washington423.1
50) Wisconsin181.3
51) Wyoming2.1
52) BAD CALL GO TO LAST SCREEN00
TOTAL1366100.0
137) Recode of STATE16 to FIPS codes (STAT16FP)
TOTAL%
1) Alabama251.8
2) Alaska00
4) Arizona221.6
5) Arkansas171.3
6) California1077.9
8) Colorado8.6
9) Connecticut131
10) Delaware6.4
11) D.C.7.5
12) Florida423.1
13) Georgia362.6
15) Hawaii1.1
16) Idaho131
17) Illinois634.6
18) Indiana352.6
19) Iowa131
20) Kansas12.9
21) Kentucky191.4
22) Louisiana241.8
23) Maine5.4
24) Maryland473.5
25) Massachusetts191.4
26) Michigan614.5
27) Minnesota282.1
28) Mississippi12.9
29) Missouri221.6
30) Montana7.5
31) Nebraska7.5
32) Nevada5.4
33) New Hampshire6.4
34) New Jersey584.3
35) New Mexico4.3
36) New York1118.2
37) North Carolina533.9
38) North Dakota6.4
39) Ohio654.8
40) Oklahoma231.7
41) Oregon191.4
42) Pennsylvania755.5
44) Rhode Island3.2
45) South Carolina151.1
46) South Dakota2.1
47) Tennessee282.1
48) Texas705.1
49) Utah4.3
50) Vermont4.3
51) Virginia292.1
53) Washington251.8
54) West Virginia131
55) Wisconsin171.3
56) Wyoming2.1
77) Foreign county523.8
99) Don't know00
Missing6 
TOTAL1360100.0
138) Gallup Org. Regionalization Recode of STATE (GALREG)
TOTAL%
1) South41830.6
2) New England473.4
3) East Central21515.8
4) West Central957
5) Mountain States775.6
6) Middle Atlantic33424.5
7) Pacific Coast17913.1
TOTAL1365100.0
139) AJC Regionalization (AJCREGN)
TOTAL%
1) South41830.6
2) Northeast38127.9
3) Midwest31022.7
4) Far West25618.8
5) Don't know00
TOTAL1365100.0
140) Educational attainment, Collapsed recode of EDUC (GRADE)
TOTAL%
1) Less than Grade 9362.6
2) 9th to 11th Grade765.6
3) HS Grad41230.2
4) Some college37227.3
5) Coll Grad or more46333.9
6) No answer5.4
TOTAL1364100.0
141) Liberal/Conservative recode (LCRECODE)
TOTAL%
1) Strong lib13710
2) Not Str lib19414.2
3) Mod-lib1098
4) Moderate685
5) Mod-con19814.5
6) Not Str con17713
7) Strong con21816
8) No Pref1087.9
9) DK/NA15511.4
TOTAL1364100.0
142) Residence in Deep South, Recode of STATE (DEEPSOU)
TOTAL%
1) Deep South1168.5
2) Peripheral South30222.1
3) Non-South94769.4
TOTAL1365100.0
143) Residence North/South, Recode of STATE16 (RESIDENT)
TOTAL%
1) South39230
2) Border957.3
3) Non-South82062.7
Missing58 
TOTAL1307100.0
144) Regional recode: State of residence (WHSTATE)
TOTAL%
1) South41830.6
2) Border1249.1
3) Non-South82360.3
TOTAL1365100.0
145) Recode for Party Identification (PIDRCODE)
TOTAL%
1) Strong Democrat29321.5
2) Not very strong Democrat24317.8
3) Independent, close to Democrat886.5
4) Independent967
5) Independent, close to Republican957
6) Not very strong Republican18813.8
7) Strong Republican18713.7
8) Other party795.8
9) Don't know; No answer957
TOTAL1364100.0
146) States FIPS codes (STATEFPS)
TOTAL%
1) Alabama221.6
2) Alaska00
4) Arizona282
5) Arkansas131
6) California1208.8
8) Colorado151.1
9) Connecticut12.9
10) Delaware4.3
11) D.C.7.5
12) Florida674.9
13) Georgia443.2
15) Hawaii00
16) Idaho9.7
17) Illinois685
18) Indiana332.4
19) Iowa131
20) Kansas8.6
21) Kentucky181.3
22) Louisiana211.5
23) Maine6.4
24) Maryland735.3
25) Massachusetts181.3
26) Michigan624.5
27) Minnesota161.2
28) Mississippi131
29) Missouri292.1
30) Montana6.4
31) Nebraska5.4
32) Nevada6.4
33) New Hampshire00
34) New Jersey614.5
35) New Mexico2.1
36) New York967
37) North Carolina413
38) North Dakota3.2
39) Ohio523.8
40) Oklahoma211.5
41) Oregon181.3
42) Pennsylvania826
44) Rhode Island4.3
45) South Carolina151.1
46) South Dakota4.3
47) Tennessee322.3
48) Texas815.9
49) Utah10.7
50) Vermont7.5
51) Virginia282
53) Washington423.1
54) West Virginia11.8
55) Wisconsin181.3
56) Wyoming2.1
77) Foreign county00
99) Don't know00
TOTAL1366100.0
147) State-county FIPS codes (numeric) (ST_CNTY)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL136528421.0015311.11
148) Respondent's religious preference--Recode of DENOM and RELAFFL (FAITH97X)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist29921.9
2) Methodist1188.7
3) Lutheran705.1
4) Presbyterian443.2
5) Episcopalian261.9
6) Church of Christ141
7) Other Protestant25418.6
8) Catholic32123.5
9) Jewish372.7
10) Other674.9
11) None916.7
12) Don't know/No answer231.7
TOTAL1364100.0
149) Religious Preference Recode (DENOM & RELAFFL) (FAITH)
TOTAL%
1) Mainline Protestant57141.9
2) Other Protestant25418.6
3) Catholic32123.5
4) Jewish372.7
5) Other674.9
6) None916.7
7) Don't know/No answer231.7
TOTAL1364100.0
150) Census (Consolidated) Metro Statistical Area (MSACMSA)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL0
151) State-county FIPS codes (string variable) (ST_CNTY2)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL136528446.7415319.12
152) Respondent lives in Metro or Non-Metro county, Recode of COUNTY (NSMETRO)
TOTAL%
0) Non-Metro30124
1) Metro95376
Missing111 
TOTAL1254100.0
153) Interviewer's gender (INTGEN)
TOTAL%
1) Male24217.7
2) Female112382.3
TOTAL1365100.0
154) Interviewer's race (INTRACE)
TOTAL%
1) White97271.2
2) Black/African Amer31122.8
3) Native Amer/Amer Indian00
4) Other826
5) No Answer00
TOTAL1365100.0
155) Interviewer's accent (INTACC)
TOTAL%
1) Strong Southern accent36726.9
2) Detectable Southern accent71252.2
3) No Southern accent28621
TOTAL1365100.0
156) Interviewer Non-Southern accent (INTNSACC)
TOTAL%
0) No non-Southern accent96871
1) Interviewer had a non-Southern accent39629
TOTAL1364100.0
157) AGE recoded into AJC age categories (NEWAGE)
TOTAL%
1) 18 thru 2421416
2) 25 thru 3425218.8
3) 35 thru 5455041.1
4) 55 or over32324.1
Missing26 
TOTAL1339100.0
158) RACE recoded into AJC race categories (NEWRACE)
TOTAL%
1) White91867.3
2) Black31022.7
4) All Others13710
TOTAL1365100.0
159) Division between South and Non-South (including over-samples) (FINREG)
TOTAL%
1) South (includes oversample)41830.6
2) North (includes oversamples)\d94769.4
TOTAL1365100.0
160) Weight for South (People/Mean HH Size for South) (WTVARS)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL13651.190.59
161) Weight for Non-South (People/Mean HH Size for Non-South) (WTVARN)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL13651.190.50
162) Weight for national estimates (accounts for Southern oversample and HH size) (TOTWT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL0.9970.843
163) Census weight for region (REGWT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL13650.730.15
164) Race weight (RACEWT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL13651.010.35
165) Gender weight (GENDWT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL13651.010.15
166) Age weight (AGEWT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL13651.000.17
167) Weight by HH size for entire South/Non-South sample (WTVAR)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL13651.190.53
168) South Non-South comparisons weight (SSNSWT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL13651.220.78
169) Create national sample weight (NATWT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL13650.890.62
170) Recode of AGE in categories (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-AGE)
TOTAL%
1) 18 to 24 years old21416
2) 25 to 44 years old54140.4
3) 45 to 64 years old41230.8
4) 65 years or older17212.8
Missing26 
TOTAL1339100.0
171) How many years of school have you completed? NOTE: This variable is collapsed into categories in the data set and is called GRADE (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-EDUC)
TOTAL%
1) 1st grade (or less)1128.2
12) 12th grade (High school)41230.3
13) Some college (Two year degree)37227.4
14) 4 year college graduate31022.8
15) Advanced degree (MA, PHD, LLD, MD)15311.3
Missing5 
TOTAL1359100.0
172) Code the gender of the respondent [If you cannot tell, ask the respondent.] (for use with online analysis) (I-GENDER)
TOTAL%
1) Male59443.5
2) Female77156.5
TOTAL1365100.0
173) What is your religious affiliation -- Protestant, Catholic, Jewish, some other religion, or no religion? NOTE: Open-ended responses from those who answered "SOME OTHER RELIGION" AND passed the screen in RELAFCHK are coded in the data set as OTHRELAF. (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-RELIGION)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant78358.4
2) Catholic31823.7
3) Jewish372.8
4) Some other religion (Specify)1128.4
5) No religion [Not religious/agnostic/atheist]916.8
Missing23 
TOTAL1341100.0