Tulsa, Oklahoma Area Survey, 1986

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) Identification number (ID)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL300150.587
2) WHERE DO YOU ATTRIBUTE RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE FOLLOWING ITEM? Is a tornado an act of God, of Nature, or of Man? (TORNADOS)
TOTAL%
1) God9431.3
2) Nature19665.3
3) Man93.0
8) Uncertain10.3
TOTAL300100.0
3) WHERE DO YOU ATTRIBUTE RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE FOLLOWING ITEM? Is an earth quake an act of God, of Nature, or of Man? (QUAKES)
TOTAL%
1) God9531.7
2) Nature19765.7
3) Man72.3
8) Uncertain10.3
TOTAL300100.0
4) WHERE DO YOU ATTRIBUTE RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE FOLLOWING ITEM? Is a flood an act of God, of Nature, or of Man? (FLOODS)
TOTAL%
1) God7625.3
2) Nature18561.7
3) Man3712.3
8) Uncertain20.7
TOTAL300100.0
5) WHERE DO YOU ATTRIBUTE RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE FOLLOWING ITEM? Is ground water contamination an act of God, of Nature, or of Man? (BADWELL)
TOTAL%
1) God62.0
2) Nature62.0
3) Man28093.3
8) Uncertain62.0
9) No answer20.7
TOTAL300100.0
6) WHERE DO YOU ATTRIBUTE RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE FOLLOWING ITEM? Is river or lake pollution an act of God, of Nature, or of Man? (RIVPOL)
TOTAL%
1) God10.3
2) Nature41.3
3) Man29397.7
8) Uncertain10.3
9) No answer10.3
TOTAL300100.0
7) WHERE DO YOU ATTRIBUTE RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE FOLLOWING ITEM? Was the space shuttle crash an act of God, of Nature, or of Man? (SHUTTLE)
TOTAL%
1) God196.3
2) Nature51.7
3) Man24481.3
8) Uncertain289.3
9) No answer41.3
TOTAL300100.0
8) WHERE DO YOU ATTRIBUTE RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE FOLLOWING ITEM? Is a major airline crash an act of God, of Nature, or of Man? (CRASHES)
TOTAL%
1) God124.0
2) Nature103.3
3) Man25986.3
8) Uncertain165.3
9) No answer31.0
TOTAL300100.0
9) WHERE DO YOU ATTRIBUTE RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE FOLLOWING ITEM? Was the May 1984 Tulsa Flood an act of God, of Nature, or of Man? (TFLOOD)
TOTAL%
1) God4816.0
2) Nature14849.3
3) Man8729.0
8) Uncertain144.7
9) No answer31.0
TOTAL300100.0
10) Please tell me whether you are generally for or against the city's plan to regulate billboards, buildings, and signs. (FLAGS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly for227.3
2) For15451.3
3) Against7324.3
4) Strongly against93.0
8) Uncertain3411.3
9) No answer82.7
TOTAL300100.0
11) Please tell me whether you are generally for or against the increased use of the death penalty. (DEATH)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly for4314.3
2) For15953.0
3) Against5919.7
4) Strongly against165.3
8) Uncertain165.3
9) No answer72.3
TOTAL300100.0
12) Please tell me whether you are generally for or against the efforts to guarantee equal civil rights for homosexual men and women. (GAYLIB)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly for103.3
2) For11438.0
3) Against11036.7
4) Strongly against4414.7
8) Uncertain196.3
9) No answer31.0
TOTAL300100.0
13) Please tell me whether you are generally for or against the building of more prisons in order to reduce the early release of prisoners. (PRISONS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly for299.7
2) For16053.3
3) Against8528.3
4) Strongly against93.0
8) Uncertain124.0
9) No answer51.7
TOTAL300100.0
14) Please tell me whether you are generally for or against the efforts to strengthen women's rights in society. (WOMEN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly for7123.7
2) For17859.3
3) Against3612.0
4) Strongly against10.3
8) Uncertain124.0
9) No answer20.7
TOTAL300100.0
15) Please tell me whether you are generally for or against the city's plan to buy out homes in areas that flood. (BUYOUT)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly for144.7
2) For17257.3
3) Against6722.3
4) Strongly against155.0
8) Uncertain227.3
9) No answer103.3
TOTAL300100.0
16) 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. -- "Darwin's theory of evolution gives an accurate picture of how life came to be." (EVOLVE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree227.3
2) Agree10234.0
3) Disagree8428.0
4) Strongly disagree5919.7
8) Uncertain299.7
9) No answer41.3
TOTAL300100.0
17) 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 agree186.0
2) Agree7424.7
3) Disagree13745.7
4) Strongly disagree5518.3
8) Uncertain103.3
9) No answer62.0
TOTAL300100.0
18) 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 agree237.7
2) Agree18963.0
3) Disagree7123.7
4) Strongly disagree62.0
8) Uncertain51.7
9) No answer62.0
TOTAL300100.0
19) 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 agree82.7
2) Agree5618.7
3) Disagree16755.7
4) Strongly disagree5819.3
8) Uncertain82.7
9) No answer31.0
TOTAL300100.0
20) 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 agree3812.7
2) Agree12541.7
3) Disagree7324.3
4) Strongly disagree4715.7
8) Uncertain113.7
9) No answer62.0
TOTAL300100.0
21) 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 agree7525.0
2) Agree15652.0
3) Disagree4314.3
4) Strongly disagree175.7
8) Uncertain51.7
9) No answer41.3
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. -- "A major problem today is that Jewish people have too much power." (JEWS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree31.0
2) Agree299.7
3) Disagree17658.7
4) Strongly disagree5819.3
8) Uncertain3210.7
9) No answer20.7
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. -- "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 agree165.3
2) Agree9832.7
3) Disagree15250.7
4) Strongly disagree175.7
8) Uncertain134.3
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. -- "The main reason for farm foreclosures is that farmers have not managed their farms properly." (MORTGAGE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree31.0
2) Agree5919.7
3) Disagree17558.3
4) Strongly disagree4515.0
8) Uncertain144.7
9) No answer41.3
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. -- "Tulsa city government has plenty of tax money to provide for all needed services." (ENUFTAX)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree124.0
2) Agree11739.1
3) Disagree12341.1
4) Strongly disagree62.0
8) Uncertain3712.4
9) No answer41.3
Missing1 
TOTAL299100.0
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. -- "Genetic engineering-so called 'gene splicing'-should not be allowed." (GENENG)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree113.7
2) Agree12240.7
3) Disagree9130.3
4) Strongly disagree144.7
8) Uncertain5719.0
9) No answer51.7
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. -- "Explicit pornography leads to an increase in violence toward women and girls." (PORNO)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree4916.3
2) Agree16956.3
3) Disagree5618.7
4) Strongly disagree72.3
8) Uncertain175.7
9) No answer20.7
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. -- "The world today is experiencing a great moral crisis." (MORAL)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree5016.7
2) Agree18762.3
3) Disagree5317.7
4) Strongly disagree51.7
8) Uncertain20.7
9) No answer31.0
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. -- "The Wee Believers Center should be forced to comply with state day care regulations." (WEE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree6622.0
2) Agree18561.7
3) Disagree268.7
4) Strongly disagree51.7
8) Uncertain165.3
9) No answer20.7
TOTAL300100.0
30) We are interested in how people are getting along financially these days. During the past few years, has your financial situation been getting better, getting worse, or has it stayed about the same? (PAST3YRS)
TOTAL%
1) Getting better11337.7
2) About the same11337.7
3) Getting worse7424.7
TOTAL300100.0
31) 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 off17458.0
2) About the same8127.0
3) Worse off3511.7
8) Uncertain93.0
9) No answer10.3
TOTAL300100.0
32) 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 agree227.3
2) Agree9832.7
3) Disagree14448.0
4) Strongly disagree186.0
8) Uncertain165.3
9) No answer20.7
TOTAL300100.0
33) 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 increasing availability of sexually explicit materials leads to a breakdown of morals." (EXPLICIT)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree4615.3
2) Agree16354.3
3) Disagree6923.0
4) Strongly disagree93.0
8) Uncertain103.3
9) No answer31.0
TOTAL300100.0
34) 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 agree186.0
2) Agree12642.0
3) Disagree13645.3
4) Strongly disagree82.7
8) Uncertain103.3
9) No answer20.7
TOTAL300100.0
35) 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 agree206.7
2) Agree20568.3
3) Disagree4515.0
4) Strongly disagree62.0
8) Uncertain186.0
9) No answer62.0
TOTAL300100.0
36) 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 record industry should not be forced to label records according to how explicit they are." (RECORDS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree186.0
2) Agree9230.7
3) Disagree15050.0
4) Strongly disagree279.0
8) Uncertain124.0
9) No answer10.3
TOTAL300100.0
37) 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 government should be able to close down a church that violates building codes." (NOCHURCH)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree165.3
2) Agree19866.0
3) Disagree5618.7
4) Strongly disagree113.7
8) Uncertain144.7
9) No answer51.7
TOTAL300100.0
38) 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 agree186.0
2) Agree18160.3
3) Disagree7224.0
4) Strongly disagree20.7
8) Uncertain237.7
9) No answer41.3
TOTAL300100.0
39) 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 agree5518.3
2) Agree20769.0
3) Disagree258.3
4) Strongly disagree41.3
8) Uncertain72.3
9) No answer20.7
TOTAL300100.0
40) 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 better to save a severely brain-damaged infant than it is to let it die, even if it will require lifelong institutional care." (SAVE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree51.7
2) Agree8929.7
3) Disagree14046.7
4) Strongly disagree3110.3
8) Uncertain3110.3
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 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 agree206.7
2) Agree12943.0
3) Disagree12742.3
4) Strongly disagree134.3
8) Uncertain72.3
9) No answer41.3
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. -- "The government has too much control over the lives of families and children." (MUCHGOV)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree258.3
2) Agree11438.0
3) Disagree14347.7
4) Strongly disagree51.7
8) Uncertain124.0
9) No answer10.3
TOTAL300100.0
43) Please choose the response that best fits your belief regarding the AIDS epidemic. AIDS is: (AIDS)
TOTAL%
1) A punishment from God for leading a sinful life3210.7
2) Not a punishment from God, but should be expected among those who lead a promiscuous sex life or use intravenous drugs11538.3
3) Simply a viral disease which strikes some groups more than others, and for which we must keep trying to find a cure13846.0
8) Uncertain113.7
9) No answer41.3
TOTAL300100.0
44) Please choose the response that best fits your belief regarding the Creationism Controversy. Public schools should teach: (CREATION)
TOTAL%
1) Only the theory of evolution in biology279.0
2) Both creationism and the theory of evolution20869.3
3) Neither creationism nor the theory of evolution237.7
4) Only creationism279.0
8) Uncertain124.0
9) No answer31.0
TOTAL300100.0
45) Please choose the response that best fits your belief regarding pornography laws. There should be: (PORNLAWS)
TOTAL%
1) Laws against the distribution of pornography, whatever the age11438.0
2) Laws against the distribution of pornography to persons under 1816755.7
3) No laws forbidding the distribution of pornography124.0
8) Uncertain62.0
9) No answer10.3
TOTAL300100.0
46) What was the size of your place of residence at age 16? (CHLDHOOD)
TOTAL%
1) Large city (over 250,000)10836.0
2) Medium-sized city (50,000 to 250,000)4113.7
3) Small city (10,000 to 50,000)3812.7
4) Small town (2,500 to 10,000)7123.7
5) Farm or rural area (fewer than 2,500)3913.0
6) Uncertain10.3
7) No answer20.7
TOTAL300100.0
47) What was your place of residence at age 16? (CHLDPLA)
TOTAL%
1) Northeast (ME, NH, NY, PA, CT, RI, VT, DE, NJ, MA)144.7
2) Middle Atlantic (WV, VA, SC, NC, MD, Washington DC)20.7
3) Southeast (FL, AL, GA, MS, TN)93.0
4) Midwest (KY, OH, IN, MI)165.3
5) Upper Midwest (WI, MN, IA, ND, SD, MT)165.3
6) Heartland (NB, KS, MO, IL)3411.3
7) Southwest (OK, TX, LA, AR)18862.7
8) Mountain States (NM, AZ, CO, WY, ID, NV, UT)51.7
9) Pacific (AK, CA, OR, WA, HI)113.7
10) Other51.7
TOTAL300100.0
48) For how many years have you lived in Tulsa? (HOWLONG)
TOTAL%
1) 0-2 years237.7
2) 3-5 years4414.7
3) 6-10 years4816.0
4) 11-20 years6321.0
5) 21-30 years4414.7
6) 31-40 years3612.0
7) 41-50 years237.7
8) Over 50 years186.0
9) No response10.3
TOTAL300100.0
49) 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)144.7
2) Middle Atlantic (WV, VA, SC, NC, MD, Washington DC)20.7
3) Southeast (FL, AL, GA, MS, TN)113.7
4) Midwest (KY, OH, IN, MI)175.7
5) Upper Midwest (WI, MN, IA, ND, SD, MT)175.7
6) Heartland (NB, KS, MO, IL)3913.0
7) Southwest (OK, TX, LA, AR)16354.3
8) Mountain States (NM, AZ, CO, WY, ID, NV, UT)124.0
9) Pacific (AK, CA, OR, WA, HI)237.7
10) Other20.7
TOTAL300100.0
50) 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 better8528.3
2) About the same8327.7
3) Getting worse9230.7
8) Uncertain72.3
9) No answer3311.0
TOTAL300100.0
51) 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 school165.3
3) High school diploma7625.3
4) Some college10334.3
5) College degree6220.7
6) At least some post graduate education3311.0
9) No answer10.3
TOTAL300100.0
52) What was your father's principal occupation when you were 16? 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. (DADSOCC)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL30047.23320
53) What was your mother's principal occupation when you were 16? 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. (MOMSOCC)
TOTAL%
2) 12943.0
5) 10.3
12) 31.0
17) 10.3
18) 31.0
20) 41.3
22) 20.7
24) 10.3
25) 41.3
27) 10.3
29) 82.7
31) 10.3
32) 41.3
33) 10.3
34) 10.3
36) 124.0
38) 10.3
39) 41.3
41) 62.0
42) 10.3
43) 72.3
44) 41.3
45) 20.7
46) 134.3
47) 10.3
48) 41.3
49) 10.3
50) 72.3
51) 10.3
52) 10.3
55) 10.3
56) 10.3
57) 10.3
60) 31.0
61) 41.3
62) 93.0
63) 41.3
67) 10.3
78) 10.3
99) 4615.3
TOTAL300100.0
54) What is the highest grade of school or year of college that your father has completed? (DADSED)
TOTAL%
1) No more than 8th grade5418.0
2) Some high school3411.3
3) High school diploma9431.3
4) Some college175.7
5) College degree4314.3
6) At least some post graduate education268.7
9) No answer3210.7
TOTAL300100.0
55) What is the highest grade of school or year of college that your mother has completed? (MOMSED)
TOTAL%
1) No more than 8th grade3210.7
2) Some high school4013.3
3) High school diploma13846.0
4) Some college3311.0
5) College degree3010.0
6) At least some post graduate education93.0
9) No answer186.0
TOTAL300100.0
56) Are you working full-time, part-time, going to school, keeping house, retired, or doing something else? (WORKING)
TOTAL%
1) Working full-time16454.7
2) Working part-time227.3
3) Laid off temporarily72.3
4) Unemployed82.7
5) Keeping house3311.0
6) In school, and working155.0
7) In school full-time113.7
8) Retired3812.7
9) Uncertain, no answer, other20.7
TOTAL300100.0
57) 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)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL30043.87331
58) Are you married, separated, divorced, widowed, or have you never been married? (MARRIAGE)
TOTAL%
1) Married17056.7
2) Separated72.3
3) Divorced4715.7
4) Widowed196.3
5) Never married5016.7
9) No answer72.3
TOTAL300100.0
59) 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-time10936.3
2) Working part-time144.7
3) Laid off temporarily20.7
4) Unemployed31.0
5) Keeping house227.3
6) In school, and working31.0
7) In school full-time31.0
8) Retired206.7
9) Uncertain, no answer, other12441.3
TOTAL300100.0
60) How many of your children are living at home? (NCHLDN)
TOTAL%
0) 12945.9
1) 4917.4
2) 5619.9
3) 3211.4
4) 93.2
5) 31.1
6) 31.1
Missing19 
TOTAL281100.0
61) How many of your children are under the age of six? (YNGKIDS)
TOTAL%
0) 17070.5
1) 4619.1
2) 218.7
3) 41.7
Missing59 
TOTAL241100.0
62) What is your religious preference? (Note: please refer to study summary for further detail regarding denominations included in each category below.) (RELIGION)
TOTAL%
1) Roman Catholic3311.0
2) Fundamentalist Protestant12541.7
3) Middle-of-the-road Protestant3712.3
4) Main-Line Protestant6120.3
6) Jewish51.7
7) Other non-Christian51.7
8) None3010.0
9) No answer41.3
TOTAL300100.0
63) What was your religious preference at age 16? (Note: please refer to study summary for further details regarding denominations included in each category below.) (PASTREL)
TOTAL%
1) Roman Catholic4314.3
2) Fundamentalist Protestant12541.7
3) Middle-of-the-road Protestant4414.7
4) Main-Line Protestant5418.0
6) Jewish62.0
7) Other non-Christian10.3
8) None227.3
9) No answer51.7
TOTAL300100.0
64) 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 important9030.0
2) Slightly important11036.7
3) Somewhat important6622.0
4) Very important196.3
5) Extremely important113.7
9) Don't know, no answer41.3
TOTAL300100.0
65) 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."8428.0
2) "The Bible is the inspired word of God, but it was written by men and contains some human errors."19264.0
3) "The Bible is an ancient book of history and legends; God had nothing to do with it."175.7
9) Don't know, no answer72.3
TOTAL300100.0
66) Do you think of your politics as generally conservative, moderate, or liberal? (POLITICS)
TOTAL%
1) Conservative12642.0
2) Moderate12140.3
3) Liberal3913.0
9) No answer144.7
TOTAL300100.0
67) Are you registered to vote at this time? (CANVOTE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes24782.3
2) No, not yet, but I will be51.7
3) No4715.7
8) Uncertain10.3
TOTAL300100.0
68) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO SAID THEY ARE REGISTERED TO VOTE OR WILL BE REGISTERED TO VOTE: Did you vote in the last presidential election? (PRESVOTE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes22876.0
2) No237.7
9) No answer4916.3
TOTAL300100.0
69) Please tell me approximately where your annual household income fell in 1985, 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 1985. (INCOME)
TOTAL%
1) Less than $10,0003311.0
2) $10,000 to $15,000279.0
3) $15,000 to $20,0003311.0
4) $20,000 to $25,0003612.0
5) $25,000 to $30,0003210.7
6) $30,000 to $50,0006421.3
7) $50,000 to $75,000217.0
8) More than $75,000248.0
9) Don't know, no answer3010.0
TOTAL300100.0
70) Would you say you are white, black, American Indian, Hispanic, or something else? (ETHGROUP)
TOTAL%
1) White25785.7
2) Black206.7
3) American Indian103.3
4) Hispanic41.3
5) Other20.7
9) No answer72.3
TOTAL300100.0
71) How old were you on your last birthday? (AGE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL29741.51916
72) Sex of the respondent: (SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Male12240.7
2) Female17859.3
TOTAL300100.0
73) Do you own or rent your house or apartment? (OWN)
TOTAL%
1) Own20267.3
2) Rent8929.7
3) Other72.3
9) No answer20.7
TOTAL300100.0
74) I-AGE: How old were you on your last birthday?(Recoded for use with on-line analysis.) (I-AGE)
TOTAL%
1) 18-243812.8
2) 25-348930.0
3) 35-446521.9
4) 45-646822.9
5) 65+3712.5
Missing3 
TOTAL297100.0
75) I-SEX: Sex of the respondent: (For use with on-line analysis.) (I-SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Male12240.7
2) Female17859.3
TOTAL300100.0
76) 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) White25787.7
2) Black206.8
3) Other165.5
Missing7 
TOTAL293100.0
77) 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) Married17058.0
2) Separated or divorced5418.4
3) Widowed196.5
4) Never married5017.1
Missing7 
TOTAL293100.0
78) I-RELIG: What is your religious preference? (Recoded for use with on-line analysis.) (I-RELIG)
TOTAL%
1) Catholic3312.4
2) Fundamentalist Protestant12547.0
3) Protestant9836.8
4) Others103.8
Missing34 
TOTAL266100.0