Tulsa, Oklahoma Area Survey, 1985

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) Identification number (ID)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL300150.587
2) In terms of living in the Tulsa area, how would you rate police protection? Would you say that it is excellent, good, fair, or poor? (POLICE)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent237.7
2) Good17257.3
3) Fair7625.3
4) Poor227.3
8) Don't know72.3
TOTAL300100.0
3) In terms of living in the Tulsa area, how would you rate the efforts to improve transportation in the city? Would you say that they are excellent, good, fair, or poor? (TRANSIT)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent41.3
2) Good7826.0
3) Fair12040.0
4) Poor6120.3
8) Don't know3511.7
9) No answer20.7
TOTAL300100.0
4) In terms of living in the Tulsa area, how would you rate the control of air and water pollution? Would you say that it is excellent, good, fair, or poor? (POLLUT)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent62.0
2) Good10133.7
3) Fair11538.3
4) Poor6220.7
8) Don't know165.3
TOTAL300100.0
5) In terms of living in the Tulsa area, how would you rate job opportunities? Would you say that they are excellent, good, fair, or poor? (JOBOPPS)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent103.3
2) Good7725.7
3) Fair10836.0
4) Poor9531.7
8) Don't know82.7
9) No answer20.7
TOTAL300100.0
6) In terms of living in the Tulsa area, how would you rate public education? Would you say that it is excellent, good, fair, or poor? (SCHOOLS)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent248.0
2) Good13244.0
3) Fair9030.0
4) Poor4013.3
8) Don't know134.3
9) No answer10.3
TOTAL300100.0
7) In terms of living in the Tulsa area, how would you rate the quality of political leadership in Tulsa? Would you say that it is excellent, good, fair, or poor? (LEADERS)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent82.7
2) Good13143.7
3) Fair9832.7
4) Poor4615.3
8) Don't know144.7
9) No answer31.0
TOTAL300100.0
8) I AM GOING TO LIST SOME OF OUR LOCAL PROBLEMS AND I WOULD LIKE YOU TO TELL ME HOW SERIOUS IS EACH ONE THAT YOU ARE FAMILIAR WITH. How serious is injecting chemical wastes into deep underground wells? (DEEPWELL)
TOTAL%
1) Not very serious289.3
2) Somewhat serious6020.0
3) Very serious16655.3
8) Don't know4515.0
9) No answer10.3
TOTAL300100.0
9) I AM GOING TO LIST SOME OF OUR LOCAL PROBLEMS AND I WOULD LIKE YOU TO TELL ME HOW SERIOUS IS EACH ONE THAT YOU ARE FAMILIAR WITH. How serious is the Chandler Park land fill which has been burning undergound? (CHANDLER)
TOTAL%
1) Not very serious196.3
2) Somewhat serious7224.0
3) Very serious14648.7
8) Don't know6321.0
TOTAL300100.0
10) I AM GOING TO LIST SOME OF OUR LOCAL PROBLEMS AND I WOULD LIKE YOU TO TELL ME HOW SERIOUS IS EACH ONE THAT YOU ARE FAMILIAR WITH. How serious are tornadoes? (TORNADOS)
TOTAL%
1) Not very serious7525.0
2) Somewhat serious11137.0
3) Very serious11137.0
8) Don't know20.7
9) No answer10.3
TOTAL300100.0
11) I AM GOING TO LIST SOME OF OUR LOCAL PROBLEMS AND I WOULD LIKE YOU TO TELL ME HOW SERIOUS IS EACH ONE THAT YOU ARE FAMILIAR WITH. How serious are floods? (FLOODS)
TOTAL%
1) Not very serious3010.0
2) Somewhat serious9531.7
3) Very serious17056.7
8) Don't know31.0
9) No answer20.7
TOTAL300100.0
12) I AM GOING TO LIST SOME OF OUR LOCAL PROBLEMS AND I WOULD LIKE YOU TO TELL ME HOW SERIOUS IS EACH ONE THAT YOU ARE FAMILIAR WITH. How serious is pollution in Tulsa's air? (AIRPOL)
TOTAL%
1) Not very serious7324.3
2) Somewhat serious15150.3
3) Very serious7123.7
8) Don't know51.7
TOTAL300100.0
13) I AM GOING TO LIST SOME OF OUR LOCAL PROBLEMS AND I WOULD LIKE YOU TO TELL ME HOW SERIOUS IS EACH ONE THAT YOU ARE FAMILIAR WITH. How serious is pollution in Tulsa's rivers and streams? (RIVPOL)
TOTAL%
1) Not very serious3612.0
2) Somewhat serious10936.3
3) Very serious13745.7
8) Don't know175.7
9) No answer10.3
TOTAL300100.0
14) I AM GOING TO LIST SOME OF OUR LOCAL PROBLEMS AND I WOULD LIKE YOU TO TELL ME HOW SERIOUS IS EACH ONE THAT YOU ARE FAMILIAR WITH. How serious are utility rates? (UTILITYS)
TOTAL%
1) Not very serious5618.7
2) Somewhat serious8428.0
3) Very serious14949.7
8) Don't know103.3
9) No answer10.3
TOTAL300100.0
15) FOR THE FOLLOWING PUBLIC ISSUE, PLEASE TELL ME WHETHER YOU ARE STRONGLY FOR IT, FOR IT, AGAINST IT, OR STRONGLY AGAINST IT. What do you think about the plan to widen 71st Street to 6 lanes? (STREET)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly for it5919.7
2) For it13244.0
3) Against it6120.3
4) Strongly against it206.7
8) Don't know227.3
9) No answer62.0
TOTAL300100.0
16) FOR THE FOLLOWING PUBLIC ISSUE, PLEASE TELL ME WHETHER YOU ARE STRONGLY FOR IT, FOR IT, AGAINST IT, OR STRONGLY AGAINST IT. What do you think about the increased use of the death penalty? (DEATH)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly for it9531.7
2) For it12742.3
3) Against it3812.7
4) Strongly against it248.0
8) Don't know124.0
9) No answer41.3
TOTAL300100.0
17) FOR THE FOLLOWING PUBLIC ISSUE, PLEASE TELL ME WHETHER YOU ARE STRONGLY FOR IT, FOR IT, AGAINST IT, OR STRONGLY AGAINST IT. What do you think about the efforts to guarantee equal civil rights for homosexual men and women? (GAYLIB)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly for it258.3
2) For it9933.0
3) Against it8729.0
4) Strongly against it6521.7
8) Don't know186.0
9) No answer62.0
TOTAL300100.0
18) FOR THE FOLLOWING PUBLIC ISSUE, PLEASE TELL ME WHETHER YOU ARE STRONGLY FOR IT, FOR IT, AGAINST IT, OR STRONGLY AGAINST IT. What do you think about the building of more prisons in order to reduce the early parole of prisoners? (PRISONS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly for it6020.0
2) For it14749.0
3) Against it6521.7
4) Strongly against it165.3
8) Don't know82.7
9) No answer41.3
TOTAL300100.0
19) FOR THE FOLLOWING PUBLIC ISSUE, PLEASE TELL ME WHETHER YOU ARE STRONGLY FOR IT, FOR IT, AGAINST IT, OR STRONGLY AGAINST IT. What do you think about the efforts to strengthen women's rights in society? (WOMEN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly for it8929.7
2) For it16254.0
3) Against it279.0
4) Strongly against it103.3
8) Don't know93.0
9) No answer31.0
TOTAL300100.0
20) FOR THE FOLLOWING PUBLIC ISSUE, PLEASE TELL ME WHETHER YOU ARE STRONGLY FOR IT, FOR IT, AGAINST IT, OR STRONGLY AGAINST IT. What do you think about the city's plan to buy out homes in areas that flood? (BUYOUT)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly for it5618.7
2) For it14247.3
3) Against it6521.7
4) Strongly against it175.7
8) Don't know175.7
9) No answer31.0
TOTAL300100.0
21) Do you think that the overall quality of life for Tulsa in the year 2000 will be better than it is today, about the same, or worse than it is today? (YR2000)
TOTAL%
1) Better11538.3
2) About the same8528.3
3) Worse8528.3
8) Don't know134.3
9) No answer20.7
TOTAL300100.0
22) I'D LIKE TO READ YOU A STATEMENT THAT PEOPLE HAVE MADE ABOUT LIFE TODAY. AS I READ IT, PLEASE TELL ME WHETHER YOU STRONGLY AGREE WITH IT, AGREE, DISAGREE, OR STRONGLY DISAGREE WITH IT. -- "It is more important for a wife to help her husband's career than to have one herself." (WIFESJOB)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree227.3
2) Agree8127.0
3) Disagree11939.7
4) Strongly disagree6421.3
8) Don't know103.3
9) No answer41.3
TOTAL300100.0
23) I'D LIKE TO READ YOU A STATEMENT THAT PEOPLE HAVE MADE ABOUT LIFE TODAY. AS I READ IT, PLEASE TELL ME WHETHER YOU STRONGLY AGREE WITH IT, AGREE, DISAGREE, OR STRONGLY DISAGREE WITH IT. -- "If you work hard in this city, eventually you will succeed." (WORKSUC)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree3913.0
2) Agree17056.7
3) Disagree6622.0
4) Strongly disagree144.7
8) Don't know72.3
9) No answer41.3
TOTAL300100.0
24) I'D LIKE TO READ YOU A STATEMENT THAT PEOPLE HAVE MADE ABOUT LIFE TODAY. AS I READ IT, PLEASE TELL ME WHETHER YOU STRONGLY AGREE WITH IT, AGREE, DISAGREE, OR STRONGLY DISAGREE WITH IT. -- "We should relax our effort to control pollution in order to improve the economy." (LESSEVNT)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree113.7
2) Agree5618.7
3) Disagree15451.3
4) Strongly disagree7023.3
8) Don't know82.7
9) No answer10.3
TOTAL300100.0
25) I'D LIKE TO READ YOU A STATEMENT THAT PEOPLE HAVE MADE ABOUT LIFE TODAY. AS I READ IT, PLEASE TELL ME WHETHER YOU STRONGLY AGREE WITH IT, AGREE, DISAGREE, OR STRONGLY DISAGREE WITH IT. -- "It should be legal for a woman to obtain an abortion if she is married and does not want any more children." (ABORTION)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree6020.0
2) Agree8227.3
3) Disagree7926.3
4) Strongly disagree6521.7
8) Don't know82.7
9) No answer62.0
TOTAL300100.0
26) I'D LIKE TO READ YOU A STATEMENT THAT PEOPLE HAVE MADE ABOUT LIFE TODAY. AS I READ IT, PLEASE TELL ME WHETHER YOU STRONGLY AGREE WITH IT, AGREE, DISAGREE, OR STRONGLY DISAGREE WITH IT. -- "It should be legal for a woman to obtain an abortion if the pregnancy is caused by rape." (RAPE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree11237.3
2) Agree12541.7
3) Disagree3812.7
4) Strongly disagree196.3
8) Don't know31.0
9) No answer31.0
TOTAL300100.0
27) I'D LIKE TO READ YOU A STATEMENT THAT PEOPLE HAVE MADE ABOUT LIFE TODAY. AS I READ IT, PLEASE TELL ME WHETHER YOU STRONGLY AGREE WITH IT, AGREE, DISAGREE, OR STRONGLY DISAGREE WITH IT. -- "The main reason that black Americans still have worse jobs, income, and housing than white Americans is because of continuing discrimination." (DISCRIM)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree237.7
2) Agree8729.0
3) Disagree15752.3
4) Strongly disagree248.0
8) Don't know62.0
9) No answer31.0
TOTAL300100.0
28) I'D LIKE TO READ YOU A STATEMENT THAT PEOPLE HAVE MADE ABOUT LIFE TODAY. AS I READ IT, PLEASE TELL ME WHETHER YOU STRONGLY AGREE WITH IT, AGREE, DISAGREE, OR STRONGLY DISAGREE WITH IT. -- "Tulsa city government has plenty of tax money to provide for all needed services." (ENUFTAX)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree258.3
2) Agree10234.0
3) Disagree11538.3
4) Strongly disagree134.3
8) Don't know4314.3
9) No answer20.7
TOTAL300100.0
29) I'D LIKE TO READ YOU A STATEMENT THAT PEOPLE HAVE MADE ABOUT LIFE TODAY. AS I READ IT, PLEASE TELL ME WHETHER YOU STRONGLY AGREE WITH IT, AGREE, DISAGREE, OR STRONGLY DISAGREE WITH IT. -- "Genetic engineering-so called 'gene splicing'-should not be allowed." (GENENG)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree279.0
2) Agree9832.7
3) Disagree9230.7
4) Strongly disagree268.7
8) Don't know5518.3
9) No answer20.7
TOTAL300100.0
30) I'D LIKE TO READ YOU A STATEMENT THAT PEOPLE HAVE MADE ABOUT LIFE TODAY. AS I READ IT, PLEASE TELL ME WHETHER YOU STRONGLY AGREE WITH IT, AGREE, DISAGREE, OR STRONGLY DISAGREE WITH IT. -- "The world today is experiencing a great moral crisis." (MORAL)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree8929.7
2) Agree14749.0
3) Disagree5317.7
4) Strongly disagree62.0
8) Don't know31.0
9) No answer20.7
TOTAL300100.0
31) We are interested in how people are getting along financially these days. During the last few years, has your financial situation been getting better, getting worse, or has it stayed about the same? (PAST3YRS)
TOTAL%
1) Getting better11036.7
2) About the same10234.0
3) Getting worse8729.0
8) Don't know10.3
TOTAL300100.0
32) How do you think things will be for you three or four years down the road? Do you think you will be better off financially than you are today, worse off, or about the same as today? (NEXT3YRS)
TOTAL%
1) Better off16655.3
2) About the same8829.3
3) Worse off3511.7
8) Don't know82.7
9) No answer31.0
TOTAL300100.0
33) I WILL READ YOU A STATEMENT PEOPLE HAVE MADE ABOUT POPULATION AND ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES. TELL ME WHETHER YOU STRONGLY AGREE, AGREE, DISAGREE, OR STRONGLY DISAGREE WITH THE STATEMENT. -- "A married couple should have as many children as they wish, as long as they can adequately provide for them." (MANYKIDS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree8829.3
2) Agree17357.7
3) Disagree227.3
4) Strongly disagree134.3
8) Don't know10.3
9) No answer31.0
TOTAL300100.0
34) I WILL READ YOU A STATEMENT PEOPLE HAVE MADE ABOUT POPULATION AND ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES. TELL ME WHETHER YOU STRONGLY AGREE, AGREE, DISAGREE, OR STRONGLY DISAGREE WITH THE STATEMENT. -- "If an industry cannot control its pollution, the industry should be shut down." (SHUTDOWN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree7224.0
2) Agree16655.3
3) Disagree5217.3
4) Strongly disagree41.3
8) Don't know41.3
9) No answer20.7
TOTAL300100.0
35) I WILL READ YOU A STATEMENT PEOPLE HAVE MADE ABOUT POPULATION AND ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES. TELL ME WHETHER YOU STRONGLY AGREE, AGREE, DISAGREE, OR STRONGLY DISAGREE WITH THE STATEMENT. -- "There has been too much emphasis on conserving natural resources, and not enough on using them, in recent years." (TOOCONS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree186.0
2) Agree11638.7
3) Disagree11739.0
4) Strongly disagree237.7
8) Don't know227.3
9) No answer41.3
TOTAL300100.0
36) I WILL READ YOU A STATEMENT PEOPLE HAVE MADE ABOUT POPULATION AND ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES. TELL ME WHETHER YOU STRONGLY AGREE, AGREE, DISAGREE, OR STRONGLY DISAGREE WITH THE STATEMENT. -- "Pollution control measures have created unfair burdens on industry." (POLLBURD)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree51.7
2) Agree7224.0
3) Disagree16454.7
4) Strongly disagree4314.3
8) Don't know144.7
9) No answer20.7
TOTAL300100.0
37) I WILL READ YOU A STATEMENT PEOPLE HAVE MADE ABOUT POPULATION AND ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES. TELL ME WHETHER YOU STRONGLY AGREE, AGREE, DISAGREE, OR STRONGLY DISAGREE WITH THE STATEMENT. -- "Where natural resources are privately owned, society should have no control over what the owner does with them." (PRIVOWN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree103.3
2) Agree7826.0
3) Disagree16153.7
4) Strongly disagree4515.0
8) Don't know41.3
9) No answer20.7
TOTAL300100.0
38) I WILL READ YOU A STATEMENT PEOPLE HAVE MADE ABOUT POPULATION AND ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES. TELL ME WHETHER YOU STRONGLY AGREE, AGREE, DISAGREE, OR STRONGLY DISAGREE WITH THE STATEMENT. -- "In order to control population, our government should increase the taxes of couples who have more than two children." (TAXBABES)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree72.3
2) Agree279.0
3) Disagree17257.3
4) Strongly disagree8829.3
8) Don't know51.7
9) No answer10.3
TOTAL300100.0
39) I WILL READ YOU A STATEMENT PEOPLE HAVE MADE ABOUT POPULATION AND ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES. TELL ME WHETHER YOU STRONGLY AGREE, AGREE, DISAGREE, OR STRONGLY DISAGREE WITH THE STATEMENT. -- "Managers of polluting industries should be punished by fines or imprisonment." (PUNISH)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree279.0
2) Agree16655.3
3) Disagree7926.3
4) Strongly disagree103.3
8) Don't know155.0
9) No answer31.0
TOTAL300100.0
40) I WILL READ YOU A STATEMENT PEOPLE HAVE MADE ABOUT POPULATION AND ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES. TELL ME WHETHER YOU STRONGLY AGREE, AGREE, DISAGREE, OR STRONGLY DISAGREE WITH THE STATEMENT. -- "Natural resources must be preserved for the future, even if people must do without." (PRESERVE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree279.0
2) Agree13645.3
3) Disagree10936.3
4) Strongly disagree124.0
8) Don't know124.0
9) No answer41.3
TOTAL300100.0
41) I WILL READ YOU A STATEMENT PEOPLE HAVE MADE ABOUT LIFE TODAY. TELL ME WHETHER YOU STRONGLY AGREE, AGREE, DISAGREE, OR STRONGLY DISAGREE WITH THE STATEMENT. -- "The computer revolution will ultimately destroy more jobs than it creates." (CHIPSBAD)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree4013.3
2) Agree10033.3
3) Disagree11739.0
4) Strongly disagree3010.0
8) Don't know113.7
9) No answer20.7
TOTAL300100.0
42) I WILL READ YOU A STATEMENT PEOPLE HAVE MADE ABOUT LIFE TODAY. TELL ME WHETHER YOU STRONGLY AGREE, AGREE, DISAGREE, OR STRONGLY DISAGREE WITH THE STATEMENT. -- "It is more important for a father to be involved in the lives of his children than it is for him to make as much money as possible for his family." (FATHERS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree11337.7
2) Agree15050.0
3) Disagree279.0
4) Strongly disagree51.7
8) Don't know31.0
9) No answer20.7
TOTAL300100.0
43) I WILL READ YOU A STATEMENT PEOPLE HAVE MADE ABOUT LIFE TODAY. TELL ME WHETHER YOU STRONGLY AGREE, AGREE, DISAGREE, OR STRONGLY DISAGREE WITH THE STATEMENT. -- "People who work hard and live by the rules are not getting a fair break these days." (UNFAIR)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree3913.0
2) Agree13444.7
3) Disagree10434.7
4) Strongly disagree155.0
8) Don't know82.7
TOTAL300100.0
44) I WILL READ YOU A STATEMENT PEOPLE HAVE MADE ABOUT LIFE TODAY. TELL ME WHETHER YOU STRONGLY AGREE, AGREE, DISAGREE, OR STRONGLY DISAGREE WITH THE STATEMENT. -- "Couples who have trouble having babies should be able to go to clinics that offer 'in-vitro fertilization,' often called 'test-tube baby' clinics." (BABES)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree4314.3
2) Agree18260.7
3) Disagree4214.0
4) Strongly disagree93.0
8) Don't know196.3
9) No answer51.7
TOTAL300100.0
45) I WILL READ YOU A STATEMENT PEOPLE HAVE MADE ABOUT LIFE TODAY. TELL ME WHETHER YOU STRONGLY AGREE, AGREE, DISAGREE, OR STRONGLY DISAGREE WITH THE STATEMENT. -- "We should maintain our efforts to control pollution, even if this slows down the economy and increases unemployment." (KEEPENVT)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree206.7
2) Agree14548.3
3) Disagree11438.0
4) Strongly disagree72.3
8) Don't know134.3
9) No answer10.3
TOTAL300100.0
46) I WILL READ YOU A STATEMENT PEOPLE HAVE MADE ABOUT LIFE TODAY. TELL ME WHETHER YOU STRONGLY AGREE, AGREE, DISAGREE, OR STRONGLY DISAGREE WITH THE STATEMENT. -- "People who require life support machines in order to be kept alive should be allowed to die, if their family and doctor agree." (LETDIE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree11036.7
2) Agree15852.7
3) Disagree206.7
4) Strongly disagree51.7
8) Don't know72.3
TOTAL300100.0
47) I WILL READ YOU A STATEMENT PEOPLE HAVE MADE ABOUT LIFE TODAY. TELL ME WHETHER YOU STRONGLY AGREE, AGREE, DISAGREE, OR STRONGLY DISAGREE WITH THE STATEMENT. -- "The main reason there are poor people in America is because most of the poor don't have the motivation or will power to pull themselves up out of poverty." (POORLAZY)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree289.3
2) Agree11036.7
3) Disagree11638.7
4) Strongly disagree3712.3
8) Don't know72.3
9) No answer20.7
TOTAL300100.0
48) I WILL READ YOU A STATEMENT PEOPLE HAVE MADE ABOUT LIFE TODAY. TELL ME WHETHER YOU STRONGLY AGREE, AGREE, DISAGREE, OR STRONGLY DISAGREE WITH THE STATEMENT. -- "Tulsa-area residents must be willing to pay the extra penny sales tax in order to provide for needed services." (MORETAX)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree3511.7
2) Agree16655.3
3) Disagree7023.3
4) Strongly disagree175.7
8) Don't know93.0
9) No answer31.0
TOTAL300100.0
49) When you were growing up (when you were 16 years old), did you live mainly in a large metropolitan area, medium-sized city, a small city, a small town, or in a farm area? (CHLDHOOD)
TOTAL%
1) Large city (over 250,000)8127.0
2) Medium-sized city (50,000 to 250,000)4916.3
3) Small city (10,000 to 50,000)3311.0
4) Small town (2,500 to 10,000)7625.3
5) Farm or rural area (fewer than 2,500)6020.0
9) No answer10.3
TOTAL300100.0
50) In which part of the United States did you grow up? (CHLDPLA)
TOTAL%
1) Northeast (ME, NH, NY, PA, CT, RI, VT, DE, NJ, MA)155.0
2) Middle Atlantic (WV, VA, SC, NC, MD, Washington DC)62.0
3) Southeast (FL, AL, GA, MS, TN)93.0
4) Midwest (KY, OH, IN, MI)82.7
5) Upper Midwest (WI, MN, IA, ND, SD, MT)93.0
6) Heartland (NB, KS, MO, IL)279.0
7) Southwest (OK, TX, LA, AR)19565.0
8) Mountain States (NM, AZ, CO, WY, ID, NV, UT)72.3
9) Pacific (AK, CA, OR, WA, HI)165.3
10) Other82.7
TOTAL300100.0
51) For how many years have you lived in the Tulsa area? (HOWLONG)
TOTAL%
1) 0-2 years289.3
2) 3-5 years4314.3
3) 6-10 years4013.3
4) 11-20 years6020.0
5) 21-30 years4615.3
6) 31-40 years4916.3
7) 41-50 years155.0
8) Over 50 years186.0
9) No response10.3
TOTAL300100.0
52) Where did you live just before coming to the Tulsa area? (LASTPLA)
TOTAL%
1) Northeast (ME, NH, NY, PA, CT, RI, VT, DE, NJ, MA)206.7
2) Middle Atlantic (WV, VA, SC, NC, MD, Washington DC)62.0
3) Southeast (FL, AL, GA, MS, TN)72.3
4) Midwest (KY, OH, IN, MI)93.0
5) Upper Midwest (WI, MN, IA, ND, SD, MT)93.0
6) Heartland (NB, KS, MO, IL)3612.0
7) Southwest (OK, TX, LA, AR)15652.0
8) Mountain States (NM, AZ, CO, WY, ID, NV, UT)93.0
9) Pacific (AK, CA, OR, WA, HI)4113.7
10) Other72.3
TOTAL300100.0
53) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE LIVED IN THE TULSA AREA FOR FOUR YEARS OR MORE: When thinking about the quality of living conditions in the Tulsa area over the past 3 or 4 years, do you think conditions have been getting better, getting worse, or have they stayed about the same? (HOCHANGE)
TOTAL%
1) Getting better8829.4
2) About the same9632.1
3) Getting worse7324.4
8) Don't know31.0
9) No answer3913.0
Missing1 
TOTAL299100.0
54) What is the highest grade of school or year of college that you've completed? (EDUC)
TOTAL%
1) No more than 8th grade93.0
2) Some high school217.0
3) High school diploma10133.7
4) Some college9531.7
5) College degree4715.7
6) At least some post graduate education258.3
9) No answer20.7
TOTAL300100.0
55) Are you working full-time, part-time, going to school, keeping house, retired, or doing something else? (WORKING)
TOTAL%
1) Working full-time14548.3
2) Working part-time237.7
3) Laid off temporarily31.0
4) Unemployed124.0
5) Keeping house4615.3
6) In school, and working175.7
7) In school full-time93.0
8) Retired4113.7
9) Don't know, no answer, other41.3
TOTAL300100.0
56) What is your main occupation? The following scores are two-digit occupational prestige scores. For further detail refer to the notes found in the study summary. Also, refer to U.S. Bureau of the Census, 1970 CENSUS OF POPULATION, CLASSIFIED INDEX OF INDUSTRIES AND OCCUPATIONS, Washington, U.S. Government Printing Office, 1971. (OCCUP)
TOTAL%
12) 10.3
16) 20.7
17) 10.3
18) 10.3
19) 20.7
20) 41.3
22) 31.0
23) 20.7
25) 10.3
26) 10.3
27) 20.7
28) 10.3
29) 62.0
30) 10.3
31) 10.3
32) 51.7
33) 20.7
34) 10.3
35) 20.7
36) 41.3
37) 51.7
39) 10.3
40) 41.3
41) 41.3
42) 31.0
43) 41.3
44) 10.3
45) 72.3
46) 82.7
47) 41.3
48) 62.0
49) 20.7
50) 82.7
51) 41.3
52) 10.3
56) 10.3
57) 20.7
60) 72.3
61) 31.0
63) 20.7
67) 72.3
69) 20.7
71) 20.7
72) 10.3
74) 10.3
78) 20.7
82) 10.3
99) 20.7
999) 16254.0
TOTAL300100.0
57) Are you married, separated, divorced, widowed, or have you never been married? (MARRIAGE)
TOTAL%
1) Married17357.7
2) Separated41.3
3) Divorced3812.7
4) Widowed289.3
5) Never married5618.7
9) No answer10.3
TOTAL300100.0
58) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MARRIED: Is your (wife/husband) working full-time, part-time, going to school, keeping house, or doing something else? (SPOUSEWK)
TOTAL%
1) Working full-time11237.3
2) Working part-time144.7
3) Laid off temporarily10.3
4) Unemployed41.3
5) Keeping house186.0
6) In school, and working31.0
7) In school full-time20.7
8) Retired165.3
9) Don't know, no answer, other13043.3
TOTAL300100.0
59) How many of your children are living at home? (NCHLDN)
TOTAL%
0) 16454.8
1) 4214.0
2) 5919.7
3) 217.0
4) 113.7
5) 10.3
7) 10.3
Missing1 
TOTAL299100.0
60) How many of your children are under the age of six? (YNGKIDS)
TOTAL%
0) 23077.4
1) 4314.5
2) 217.1
3) 31.0
Missing3 
TOTAL297100.0
61) What is your religious preference? (Note: refer to study summary for further details regarding denominations included in each category below.) (RELIGION)
TOTAL%
1) Roman Catholic289.3
2) Fundamentalist Protestant14849.3
3) Middle-of-the-road Protestant4314.3
4) Main-Line Protestant4013.3
6) Jewish20.7
7) Other non-Christian62.0
8) None289.3
9) No answer51.7
TOTAL300100.0
62) How important would you say religion is in your life? Would you say religion is extremely important, very important, somewhat important, slightly important, or not important? (RELIMP)
TOTAL%
1) Not important155.0
2) Slightly important268.7
3) Somewhat important6220.7
4) Very important10133.7
5) Extremely important9130.3
9) Don't know, no answer51.7
TOTAL300100.0
63) Which one of the following statements comes closest to describing your feelings about the Bible? (BIBLE)
TOTAL%
1) "The Bible is the actual word of God and it should be taken literally, word for word."11137.0
2) "The Bible is the inspired word of God, but it was written by men and contains some human errors."15852.7
3) "The Bible is an ancient book of history and legends; God had nothing to do with it."206.7
9) Don't know, no answer113.7
TOTAL300100.0
64) Do you think of your politics as generally conservative, moderate, or liberal? (POLITICS)
TOTAL%
1) Conservative12943.0
2) Moderate9832.7
3) Liberal5016.7
4) Other41.3
8) Don't know165.3
9) No answer31.0
TOTAL300100.0
65) Are you registered to vote at this time? (CANVOTE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes22775.7
2) No, not yet, but I will be206.7
3) No5117.0
9) No answer20.7
TOTAL300100.0
66) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO SAID THEY ARE REGISTERED TO VOTE OR WILL BE REGISTERED TO VOTE: Did you vote in the Presidential election last fall? (PRESVOTE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes21170.3
2) No3311.0
9) No answer5618.7
TOTAL300100.0
67) Please tell me approximately where your annual household income fell in 1984, before taxes; that is, the income for all members of the household. Stop me when I reach the category that includes your total household income for 1984. (INCOME)
TOTAL%
1) Less than $10,0004013.3
2) $10,000 to $15,0003712.3
3) $15,000 to $20,0004515.0
4) $20,000 to $25,0003110.3
5) $25,000 to $30,000289.3
6) $30,000 to $50,0005919.7
7) $50,000 to $75,000196.3
8) More than $75,000134.3
9) Don't know, no answer289.3
TOTAL300100.0
68) Would you say you are white, Black, American Indian, Hispanic, or something else? (ETHGROUP)
TOTAL%
1) White25685.3
2) Black206.7
3) American Indian144.7
4) Hispanic20.7
5) Other62.0
9) No answer20.7
TOTAL300100.0
69) How old were you on your last birthday? (AGE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL29740.66717
70) Sex of the respondent: (SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Male11639.2
2) Female18060.8
Missing4 
TOTAL296100.0
71) Do you own or rent your house or apartment? (OWN)
TOTAL%
1) Own19364.3
2) Rent9632.0
3) Other103.3
9) No answer10.3
TOTAL300100.0
72) I-AGE: How old were you on your last birthday? (Recoded for use with on-line analysis.) (I-AGE)
TOTAL%
1) 18-245317.8
2) 25-348428.3
3) 35-445919.9
4) 45-646521.9
5) 65 and older3612.1
Missing3 
TOTAL297100.0
73) I-SEX: Sex of the respondent: (For use with on-line analysis.) (I-SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Male11639.2
2) Female18060.8
Missing4 
TOTAL296100.0
74) I-RACE: Would you say you are white, Black, American Indian, Hispanic, or something else? (Recoded for use with on-line analysis.) (I-RACE)
TOTAL%
1) White25685.9
2) Black206.7
3) Other227.4
Missing2 
TOTAL298100.0
75) I-MARITAL: Are you married, separated, divorced, widowed, or have you never been married? (Recoded for use with on-line analysis.) (I-MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Married17357.9
2) Separated or divorced4214.0
3) Widowed289.4
4) Never married5618.7
Missing1 
TOTAL299100.0
76) I-RELIG: What is your religious preference?(Recoded for use with on-line analysis.) (I-RELIG)
TOTAL%
1) Catholic2810.5
2) Fundamentalist Protestant14855.4
3) Protestant8331.1
4) Other83.0
Missing33 
TOTAL267100.0