July 2003 Values Update Survey

Data Archive > U.S. Surveys > General Population > National > Pew Research Center > Codebook


Percentages are weighted by 187) WEIGHT; Total Ns reported are unweighted
1) Identification Number (RID)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL252816168.9512845.73
2) Interview Date (INTDATE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL252872072.881071.29
3) Area (AREA)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL2528580.77234.59
4) Region of country (CREGION)
TOTAL%
1) Northeast 19.9
2) Midwest 23.6
3) South 35.8
4) West 20.7
TOTAL2528100.0
5) FIPS code (FIPS)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL252827822.9815592.08
6) MSA (MSA)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL25283521.222898.07
7) Whether respondent is Urban, Suburban or Rural (USR)
TOTAL%
1) R 21.1
2) S 47.5
3) U 31.4
TOTAL2528100.0
8) Questionnaire Form Used in Interview (FORM)
TOTAL%
1) Form1A 25.8
2) Form1B 24.2
3) Form2A 24.8
4) Form2B 25.2
TOTAL2528100.0
9) Number of Interviews using Form1A (FORM1A)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL6501.000.00
10) Number of Interviews using Form1B (FORM1B)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL6341.000.00
11) Number of Interviews using Form2A (FORM2A)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL6161.000.00
12) Number of Interviews using Form2B (FORM2B)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL6281.000.00
13) Do you approve or disapprove of the way George W. Bush is handling his job as President? (BUSHAPRV)
TOTAL%
1) Approve 53.4
2) Disapprove 37.1
9) Don't know/Refused 9.5
TOTAL2528100.0
14) All in all, are you satisfied or dissatisfied with the way things are going in this country today? (COUNTRY)
TOTAL%
1) Satisfied 39.8
2) Dissatisfied 53
9) Don't know/Refused 7.2
TOTAL2528100.0
15) How have you been getting most of your news about national and international issues? From television, from newspapers, from radio, from magazines, or from the Internet? (RCVNEWS1)
TOTAL%
1) Television 67.8
2) Newspapers 14.4
3) Radio 6.2
4) Magazines .7
5) Internet 9.1
6) Other .9
9) Don't know/Refused .8
TOTAL2528100.0
16) How have you been getting most of your news about national and international issues? From television, from newspapers, from radio, from magazines, or from the Internet? (RCVNEWS2)
TOTAL%
1) Television 17.8
2) Newspapers 49.9
3) Radio 14.3
4) Magazines 3
5) Internet 13.9
6) Other 1
Missing929 
TOTAL1599100.0
17) [ASK ONLY IF RCVNEWS1= 1 'TELEVISION' OR RCVNEWS2= 1 'TELEVISION']Do you get most of your news about national and international issues from local news programming, ABC Network news, CBS Network news, NBC Network news, CNN Cable news, MSNBC Cable news, The Fox News Cable Channel, or CNBC Cable news? (TVNEWS1)
TOTAL%
1) Local news programming 16.9
2) ABC Network news 10.5
3) CBS Network news 7.7
4) NBC Network news 12.4
5) CNN Cable news 24.3
6) MSNBC Cable news 4.6
7) The Fox News Cable Channel 16.6
8) CNBC Cable news 1.9
9) Don't know/Refused 5.2
Missing525 
TOTAL2003100.0
18) [ASK ONLY IF RCVNEWS1= 1 'TELEVISION' OR RCVNEWS2= 1 'TELEVISION']Do you get most of your news about national and international issues from local news programming, ABC Network news, CBS Network news, NBC Network news, CNN Cable news, MSNBC Cable news, The Fox News Cable Channel, or CNBC Cable news? (TVNEWS2)
TOTAL%
1) Local news programming 11.7
2) ABC Network news 12.8
3) CBS Network news 8
4) NBC Network news 15
5) CNN Cable news 22.2
6) MSNBC Cable news 11.5
7) The Fox News Cable Channel 16.5
8) CNBC Cable news 2.3
Missing1963 
TOTAL565100.0
19) [ASK ONLY IF RCVNEWS1= 1 'TELEVISION' OR RCVNEWS2= 1 'TELEVISION']Do you get most of your news about national and international issues from local news programming, ABC Network news, CBS Network news, NBC Network news, CNN Cable news, MSNBC Cable news, The Fox News Cable Channel, or CNBC Cable news? (TVNEWS3)
TOTAL%
1) Local news programming 7.9
2) ABC Network news 14
3) CBS Network news 18
4) NBC Network news 12.5
5) CNN Cable news 18.6
6) MSNBC Cable news 9.6
7) The Fox News Cable Channel 12.8
8) CNBC Cable news 6.7
Missing2391 
TOTAL137100.0
20) [ASK ONLY IF RCVNEWS1= 1 'TELEVISION' OR RCVNEWS2= 1 'TELEVISION']Do you get most of your news about national and international issues from local news programming, ABC Network news, CBS Network news, NBC Network news, CNN Cable news, MSNBC Cable news, The Fox News Cable Channel, or CNBC Cable news? (TVNEWS4)
TOTAL%
1) Local news programming 17.2
2) ABC Network news 5.7
3) CBS Network news 10.7
4) NBC Network news 27.2
5) CNN Cable news 5
6) MSNBC Cable news 8
7) The Fox News Cable Channel 20.3
8) CNBC Cable news 5.7
Missing2461 
TOTAL67100.0
21) [ASK ONLY IF RCVNEWS1= 1 'TELEVISION' OR RCVNEWS2= 1 'TELEVISION']Do you get most of your news about national and international issues from local news programming, ABC Network news, CBS Network news, NBC Network news, CNN Cable news, MSNBC Cable news, The Fox News Cable Channel, or CNBC Cable news? (TVNEWS5)
TOTAL%
1) Local news programming 16.9
2) ABC Network news 7.5
3) CBS Network news 6.9
4) NBC Network news 17.5
5) CNN Cable news 18.8
6) MSNBC Cable news 2.5
7) The Fox News Cable Channel 9.4
8) CNBC Cable news 20.6
Missing2485 
TOTAL43100.0
22) [ASK ONLY IF RCVNEWS1= 1 'TELEVISION' OR RCVNEWS2= 1 'TELEVISION']Do you get most of your news about national and international issues from local news programming, ABC Network news, CBS Network news, NBC Network news, CNN Cable news, MSNBC Cable news, The Fox News Cable Channel, or CNBC Cable news? (TVNEWS6)
TOTAL%
2) ABC Network news 15
3) CBS Network news 23
4) NBC Network news 10
6) MSNBC Cable news 40
7) The Fox News Cable Channel 12
Missing2498 
TOTAL30100.0
23) [ASK ONLY IF RCVNEWS1= 1 'TELEVISION' OR RCVNEWS2= 1 'TELEVISION']Do you get most of your news about national and international issues from local news programming, ABC Network news, CBS Network news, NBC Network news, CNN Cable news, MSNBC Cable news, The Fox News Cable Channel, or CNBC Cable news? (TVNEWS7)
TOTAL%
2) ABC Network news 10.2
3) CBS Network news 17
4) NBC Network news 11.4
5) CNN Cable news 11.4
6) MSNBC Cable news 9.1
7) The Fox News Cable Channel 33
8) CNBC Cable news 8
Missing2501 
TOTAL27100.0
24) [ASK ONLY IF RCVNEWS1= 1 'TELEVISION' OR RCVNEWS2= 1 'TELEVISION']Do you get most of your news about national and international issues from local news programming, ABC Network news, CBS Network news, NBC Network news, CNN Cable news, MSNBC Cable news, The Fox News Cable Channel, or CNBC Cable news? (TVNEWS8)
TOTAL%
1) Local news programming 28.2
2) ABC Network news 19.7
3) CBS Network news 12.7
5) CNN Cable news 1.4
7) The Fox News Cable Channel 1.4
8) CNBC Cable news 36.6
Missing2506 
TOTAL22100.0
25) Looking ahead, would you like to see George W. Bush re-elected President in 2004 or would you prefer that a Democratic candidate win the election? (BUSHWIN)
TOTAL%
1) Bush re-elected 39.5
2) Prefer Democrat 39.4
3) Other 8.1
9) Don't know/Refused 13.1
TOTAL2528100.0
26) Over the past few years, the budget for military defense and homeland security has been increasing. Which one of the following do you think is the BEST way to pay for these increases? (PAYDEFNS)
TOTAL%
1) Add to the budget deficit 15.2
2) Reduce spending on domestic programs 23.3
3) Postpone or reduce last year's tax cuts 40.8
4) None 3.5
5) Two of them, or all three 1.4
6) Other 3.6
9) Don't know/Refused 12.2
TOTAL2528100.0
27) There are currently proposals before Congress to include prescription drug coverage in Medicare benefits for seniors. What do you think… will the Medicare legislation go too far, not far enough, or will it be about right, in how much it covers the costs of prescription drugs for seniors? (SRDRUGS)
TOTAL%
1) Too far 9.6
2) Not far enough 51.1
3) About right 21.5
9) Don't know/Refused 17.8
TOTAL2528100.0
28) I'd like to read you a list of some programs and proposals that are being discussed in this country today. For each one, please tell me whether you strongly favor, favor, oppose, or strongly oppose it. : The U.S. government's policy of holding American citizens without formal charges or trial in cases of suspected terrorism (PRGRMS1)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly favor 19.4
2) Favor 35.2
3) Oppose 23
4) Strongly oppose 14.9
9) Don't know 7.4
TOTAL2528100.0
29) I'd like to read you a list of some programs and proposals that are being discussed in this country today. For each one, please tell me whether you strongly favor, favor, oppose, or strongly oppose it. : Changing the laws to make it more difficult for a woman to get an abortion (PRGRMS2)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly favor 16.7
2) Favor 18.8
3) Oppose 27.6
4) Strongly oppose 30.2
9) Don't know 6.7
TOTAL2528100.0
30) I'd like to read you a list of some programs and proposals that are being discussed in this country today. For each one, please tell me whether you strongly favor, favor, oppose, or strongly oppose it. : Affirmative action programs designed to help blacks, women and other minorities get better jobs and education? (PRGRMS3)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly favor 21.8
2) Favor 42.2
3) Oppose 21.8
4) Strongly oppose 9.5
9) Don't know 4.6
TOTAL2528100.0
31) I'd like to read you a list of some programs and proposals that are being discussed in this country today. For each one, please tell me whether you strongly favor, favor, oppose, or strongly oppose it. : The U.S. government guaranteeing health insurance for all citizens, even if it means repealing most of the recent tax cuts (PRGRMS4)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly favor 28.1
2) Favor 38.5
3) Oppose 18.4
4) Strongly oppose 8.4
9) Don't know 6.6
Missing1244 
TOTAL1284100.0
32) I'd like to read you a list of some programs and proposals that are being discussed in this country today. For each one, please tell me whether you strongly favor, favor, oppose, or strongly oppose it. : The U.S. government guaranteeing health insurance for all citizens, even if it means raising taxes (PRGRMS5)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly favor 23.3
2) Favor 43.4
3) Oppose 18.9
4) Strongly oppose 10.1
9) Don't know 4.3
Missing1284 
TOTAL1244100.0
33) How should the U.S. determine its policy with regard to the war on terrorism? Should it be based mostly on the national interests of the U.S., or should it strongly take into account the interests of its allies? (TERRPLCY)
TOTAL%
1) National interests of the U.S. 48.3
2) Interests of its allies 35.3
3) Both 8.4
4) Neither .7
9) Don't know 7.2
TOTAL2528100.0
34) Do you think that using military force against countries that may seriously threaten our country, but have not attacked us, can often be justified, sometimes be justified, rarely be justified, or never be justified? (PREFORCE)
TOTAL%
1) Often justified 20.1
2) Sometimes justified 43.1
3) Rarely justified 18.9
4) Never justified 13.2
9) Don't know/Refused 4.7
TOTAL2528100.0
35) Now I am going to read you a series of statements that will help us understand how you feel about a number of things. For each statement, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly DISagree with it or completely disagree with it. - People like me don't have any say about what the government does (FEEL1)
TOTAL%
1) Completely agree 16.6
2) Mostly agree 30
3) Mostly disagree 35.6
4) Completely disagree 15.9
9) Don't know/Refused 1.9
TOTAL2528100.0
36) Now I am going to read you a series of statements that will help us understand how you feel about a number of things. For each statement, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly DISagree with it or completely disagree with it. - Generally speaking, elected officials in Washington lose touch with the people pretty quickly (FEEL2)
TOTAL%
1) Completely agree 33.2
2) Mostly agree 42.2
3) Mostly disagree 17.4
4) Completely disagree 4
9) Don't know/Refused 3.2
TOTAL2528100.0
37) Now I am going to read you a series of statements that will help us understand how you feel about a number of things. For each statement, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly DISagree with it or completely disagree with it. - Most elected officials care what people like me think (FEEL3)
TOTAL%
1) Completely agree 6.3
2) Mostly agree 33.2
3) Mostly disagree 38.6
4) Completely disagree 19.6
9) Don't know/Refused 2.2
TOTAL2528100.0
38) Now I am going to read you a series of statements that will help us understand how you feel about a number of things. For each statement, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly DISagree with it or completely disagree with it. - Voting gives people like me some say about how government runs things (FEEL4)
TOTAL%
1) Completely agree 26.8
2) Mostly agree 45.8
3) Mostly disagree 15.8
4) Completely disagree 8.6
9) Don't know/Refused 3
TOTAL2528100.0
39) Now I am going to read you a series of statements that will help us understand how you feel about a number of things. For each statement, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly DISagree with it or completely disagree with it. - Success in life is pretty much determined by forces outside our control (FEEL5)
TOTAL%
1) Completely agree 10.7
2) Mostly agree 19
3) Mostly disagree 35.4
4) Completely disagree 31.5
9) Don't know/Refused 3.4
TOTAL2528100.0
40) Now I am going to read you a series of statements that will help us understand how you feel about a number of things. For each statement, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly DISagree with it or completely disagree with it. - Hard work offers little guarantee of success (FEEL6)
TOTAL%
1) Completely agree 12.7
2) Mostly agree 17.3
3) Mostly disagree 36
4) Completely disagree 31.7
9) Don't know/Refused 2.3
TOTAL2528100.0
41) Now I am going to read you a series of statements that will help us understand how you feel about a number of things. For each statement, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly DISagree with it or completely disagree with it. - I admire people who get rich by working hard (FEEL7)
TOTAL%
1) Completely agree 53.9
2) Mostly agree 35.9
3) Mostly disagree 6.1
4) Completely disagree 3
9) Don't know/Refused 1.1
Missing1244 
TOTAL1284100.0
42) Now I am going to read you a series of statements that will help us understand how you feel about a number of things. For each statement, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly DISagree with it or completely disagree with it. - The strength of this country today is mostly based on the success of American business (FEEL8)
TOTAL%
1) Completely agree 26.2
2) Mostly agree 48.7
3) Mostly disagree 15
4) Completely disagree 5.9
9) Don't know/Refused 4.1
Missing1244 
TOTAL1284100.0
43) Now I am going to read you a series of statements that will help us understand how you feel about a number of things. For each statement, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly DISagree with it or completely disagree with it. - Government regulation of business usually does more harm than good (FEEL9)
TOTAL%
1) Completely agree 14.9
2) Mostly agree 37.9
3) Mostly disagree 30.1
4) Completely disagree 9.3
9) Don't know/Refused 7.8
Missing1244 
TOTAL1284100.0
44) Now I am going to read you a series of statements that will help us understand how you feel about a number of things. For each statement, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly DISagree with it or completely disagree with it. - The federal government should run ONLY those things that cannot be run at the local level (FEEL10)
TOTAL%
1) Completely agree 28.4
2) Mostly agree 42
3) Mostly disagree 17.1
4) Completely disagree 7.1
9) Don't know/Refused 5.4
Missing1244 
TOTAL1284100.0
45) Now I am going to read you a series of statements that will help us understand how you feel about a number of things. For each statement, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly DISagree with it or completely disagree with it. - When something is run by the government, it is usually inefficient and wasteful (FEEL11)
TOTAL%
1) Completely agree 22.4
2) Mostly agree 34.3
3) Mostly disagree 30.8
4) Completely disagree 8.4
9) Don't know/Refused 4.1
Missing1244 
TOTAL1284100.0
46) Now I am going to read you a series of statements that will help us understand how you feel about a number of things. For each statement, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly DISagree with it or completely disagree with it. - The federal government controls too much of our daily lives (FEEL12)
TOTAL%
1) Completely agree 24.4
2) Mostly agree 31.5
3) Mostly disagree 33.7
4) Completely disagree 8.2
9) Don't know/Refused 2.2
Missing1244 
TOTAL1284100.0
47) Now I am going to read you a series of statements that will help us understand how you feel about a number of things. For each statement, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly DISagree with it or completely disagree with it. - The government is really run for the benefit of all the people (FEEL13)
TOTAL%
1) Completely agree 12.7
2) Mostly agree 39.1
3) Mostly disagree 30.9
4) Completely disagree 15.2
9) Don't know/Refused 2
TOTAL2528100.0
48) Now I am going to read you a series of statements that will help us understand how you feel about a number of things. For each statement, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly DISagree with it or completely disagree with it. - Business corporations generally strike a fair balance between making profits and serving the public interest (FEEL14)
TOTAL%
1) Completely agree 5.8
2) Mostly agree 32.1
3) Mostly disagree 35.5
4) Completely disagree 21.6
9) Don't know/Refused 5
Missing1284 
TOTAL1244100.0
49) Now I am going to read you a series of statements that will help us understand how you feel about a number of things. For each statement, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly DISagree with it or completely disagree with it. - There is too much power concentrated in the hands of a few big companies (FEEL15)
TOTAL%
1) Completely agree 39.5
2) Mostly agree 36.8
3) Mostly disagree 15.3
4) Completely disagree 5.2
9) Don't know/Refused 3.1
Missing1284 
TOTAL1244100.0
50) Now I am going to read you a series of statements that will help us understand how you feel about a number of things. For each statement, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly DISagree with it or completely disagree with it. - Business corporations make too much profit (FEEL16)
TOTAL%
1) Completely agree 28.5
2) Mostly agree 33.4
3) Mostly disagree 24.1
4) Completely disagree 7.9
9) Don't know/Refused 6.1
Missing1284 
TOTAL1244100.0
51) Now I am going to read you a series of statements that will help us understand how you feel about a number of things. For each statement, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly DISagree with it or completely disagree with it. - It is time for Washington politicians to step aside and make room for new leaders (FEEL17)
TOTAL%
1) Completely agree 27.1
2) Mostly agree 35.5
3) Mostly disagree 25
4) Completely disagree 5.2
9) Don't know/Refused 7.1
Missing1284 
TOTAL1244100.0
52) Now I am going to read you a series of statements that will help us understand how you feel about a number of things. For each statement, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly DISagree with it or completely disagree with it. - Dealing with a federal government agency is often not worth the trouble (FEEL18)
TOTAL%
1) Completely agree 19
2) Mostly agree 36
3) Mostly disagree 30.1
4) Completely disagree 7.4
9) Don't know/Refused 7.6
Missing1284 
TOTAL1244100.0
53) Now I am going to read you a series of statements that will help us understand how you feel about a number of things. For each statement, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly DISagree with it or completely disagree with it. - Many people today think they can get ahead without working hard and making sacrifices (FEEL19)
TOTAL%
1) Completely agree 19.7
2) Mostly agree 40
3) Mostly disagree 23.4
4) Completely disagree 14.8
9) Don't know/Refused 2.1
Missing1284 
TOTAL1244100.0
54) Now I am going to read you a series of statements that will help us understand how you feel about a number of things. For each statement, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly DISagree with it or completely disagree with it. - As Americans we can always find a way to solve our problems and get what we want (FEEL20)
TOTAL%
1) Completely agree 17.6
2) Mostly agree 49.1
3) Mostly disagree 21.1
4) Completely disagree 8.8
9) Don't know/Refused 3.5
Missing1284 
TOTAL1244100.0
55) Now I am going to read you a series of statements that will help us understand how you feel about a number of things. For each statement, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly DISagree with it or completely disagree with it. - I don't believe that there are any real limits to growth in this country today (FEEL21)
TOTAL%
1) Completely agree 18.3
2) Mostly agree 39.4
3) Mostly disagree 26.4
4) Completely disagree 10.5
9) Don't know/Refused 5.4
Missing1284 
TOTAL1244100.0
56) Now I am going to read you a series of statements that will help us understand how you feel about a number of things. For each statement, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly DISagree with it or completely disagree with it. - We need new people in Washington even if they are not as effective as experienced politicians (FEEL22)
TOTAL%
1) Completely agree 13.7
2) Mostly agree 29.7
3) Mostly disagree 37.4
4) Completely disagree 14.7
9) Don't know/Refused 4.5
Missing1284 
TOTAL1244100.0
57) Now I am going to read you a series of statements that will help us understand how you feel about a number of things. For each statement, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly DISagree with it or completely disagree with it. - Our society should do what is necessary to make sure that everyone has an equal opportunity to succeed (FEEL23)
TOTAL%
1) Completely agree 52
2) Mostly agree 37.1
3) Mostly disagree 6.3
4) Completely disagree 2.6
9) Don't know/Refused 2
Missing1284 
TOTAL1244100.0
58) Now I am going to read you a series of statements that will help us understand how you feel about a number of things. For each statement, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly DISagree with it or completely disagree with it. - In the past few years there hasn't been much real improvement in the position of black people in this country (FEEL24)
TOTAL%
1) Completely agree 12.3
2) Mostly agree 24.1
3) Mostly disagree 38.1
4) Completely disagree 17.6
9) Don't know/Refused 7.9
Missing1284 
TOTAL1244100.0
59) Now I am going to read you a series of statements that will help us understand how you feel about a number of things. For each statement, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly DISagree with it or completely disagree with it. - Discrimination against blacks is rare today (FEEL25)
TOTAL%
1) Completely agree 9.6
2) Mostly agree 23.9
3) Mostly disagree 41.8
4) Completely disagree 19.8
9) Don't know/Refused 5
Missing1284 
TOTAL1244100.0
60) Now I am going to read you a series of statements that will help us understand how you feel about a number of things. For each statement, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly DISagree with it or completely disagree with it. - Poor people have become too dependent on government assistance programs (FEEL26)
TOTAL%
1) Completely agree 30.2
2) Mostly agree 40
3) Mostly disagree 16.7
4) Completely disagree 6.6
9) Don't know/Refused 6.4
Missing1284 
TOTAL1244100.0
61) Now I am going to read you a series of statements that will help us understand how you feel about a number of things. For each statement, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly DISagree with it or completely disagree with it. - I don't have much in common with people of other races (FEEL27)
TOTAL%
1) Completely agree 3.6
2) Mostly agree 8.4
3) Mostly disagree 43.8
4) Completely disagree 41.1
9) Don't know/Refused 3
Missing1244 
TOTAL1284100.0
62) Now I am going to read you a series of statements that will help us understand how you feel about a number of things. For each statement, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly DISagree with it or completely disagree with it. - Freedom of speech should not extend to groups that are sympathetic to terrorists (FEEL28)
TOTAL%
1) Completely agree 23.8
2) Mostly agree 19.8
3) Mostly disagree 29.8
4) Completely disagree 20.4
9) Don't know/Refused 6.1
Missing1244 
TOTAL1284100.0
63) Now I am going to read you a series of statements that will help us understand how you feel about a number of things. For each statement, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly DISagree with it or completely disagree with it. - The police should be allowed to search the houses of people who might be sympathetic to terrorists without a court order (FEEL29)
TOTAL%
1) Completely agree 15.7
2) Mostly agree 16
3) Mostly disagree 30.5
4) Completely disagree 35.7
9) Don't know/Refused 2.2
Missing1244 
TOTAL1284100.0
64) Now I am going to read you a series of statements that will help us understand how you feel about a number of things. For each statement, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly DISagree with it or completely disagree with it. - Occasional acts of terrorism in the U.S. will be part of life in the future (FEEL30)
TOTAL%
1) Completely agree 24.7
2) Mostly agree 49.4
3) Mostly disagree 14.7
4) Completely disagree 7.1
9) Don't know/Refused 4.2
TOTAL2528100.0
65) In recent years, President Bush and Congress have made two major cuts in federal income tax rates. Do you approve or disapprove of these tax cuts? (TAXCUTS)
TOTAL%
1) Approve 53.6
2) Disapprove 37.3
9) Don't know/Refused 9.1
TOTAL2528100.0
66) Do you think the U.S. made the right decision or the wrong decision in using military force against Iraq? (IRAQDEC)
TOTAL%
1) Right decision 63.4
2) Wrong decision 29.9
9) Don't know/Refused 6.7
TOTAL2528100.0
67) How well is the U.S. military effort in Iraq going? (MILIRAQ)
TOTAL%
1) Very well 19
2) Fairly well 43.2
3) Not too well 23.7
4) Not at all well 10.7
9) Don't know/Refused 3.3
TOTAL2528100.0
68) In politics today, do you consider yourself a Republican, Democrat or Independent? (PARTY)
TOTAL%
1) Republican 27.2
2) Democrat 30.8
3) Independent 35.7
4) No Preference 3.5
5) Other .4
9) Don't know/Refused 2.4
TOTAL2528100.0
69) [ASK ONLY IF PARTY= 1 'REPUBLICAN']Do you consider yourself a STRONG Republican, or NOT a strong Republican? (STRNGREP)
TOTAL%
1) Strong 50.4
2) Not strong 48.7
9) Don't know/Refused .9
Missing1894 
TOTAL634100.0
70) [ASK ONLY IF PARTY= 2 'DEMOCRAT']Do you consider yourself a STRONG Democrat, or NOT a strong Democrat? (STRNGDEM)
TOTAL%
1) Strong 49.8
2) Not strong 48.8
9) Don't know/Refused 1.4
Missing1631 
TOTAL897100.0
71) [ASK ONLY IF PARTY= 3 'INDEPENDENT' OR 4 'NO PREFERENCE' OR 5 'OTHER' OR 9 'DON'T KNOW/REFUSED']As of today do you lean more to the Republican Party or more to the Democratic Party? (PRTYLEAN)
TOTAL%
1) Republican 29.4
2) Democrat 38.6
9) Other/Don't know/Refused 32
Missing1531 
TOTAL997100.0
72) [ASK ONLY IF PARTY= 1 'REPUBLICAN' OR PARTYLEAN= 1 'REPUBLICAN']How good a job is the Republican Party doing these days in standing up for its traditional positions on such things as reducing the size of government, cutting taxes and promoting conservative social values - would you say the Party is doing an excellent job, a good job, only a fair job or a poor job? (REPTRAD)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent 6.3
2) Good 50.9
3) Only fair 36.6
4) Poor 4.6
9) Don't know/Refused 1.5
Missing1600 
TOTAL928100.0
73) [ASK ONLY IF PARTY= 2 'DEMOCRAT' OR PARTYLEAN= 2 'DEMOCRAT']How good a job is the Democratic Party doing these days in standing up for its traditional positions on such things as protecting the interests of minorities, helping the poor and needy, and representing working people - would you say the Party is doing an excellent job, a good job, only a fair job or a poor job? (DEMTRAD)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent 4.8
2) Good 32.8
3) Only fair 51.4
4) Poor 8.8
9) Don't know/Refused 2.2
Missing1230 
TOTAL1298100.0
74) In the 2000 presidential election, did things come up which kept you from voting, or did you happen to vote? If you voted, did you vote for Gore, Bush, Nader or Buchanan? (VOTE2000)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, Gore 25.9
2) Yes, Bush 33.9
3) Yes, Nader 1.9
4) Yes, Buchanan .5
5) Yes, other candidate .4
6) Yes, don't remember which candidate 1.7
7) No, didn't vote/Too young 31.5
8) Don't remember if voted 1.4
9) Refused 2.8
TOTAL2528100.0
75) How often would you say you vote? (OFTNVOTE)
TOTAL%
1) Always 41.1
2) Nearly always 26.9
3) Part of the time 13.4
4) Seldom 11.7
5) Never vote 6
6) Other response .6
9) Don't know/Refused .2
TOTAL2528100.0
76) Some people seem to follow what's going on in government and public affairs most of the time, whether there's an election or not. Others aren't that interested. Would you say you follow what's going on in government and public affairs... (FLLWGOVT)
TOTAL%
1) Most of the time 48.4
2) Some of the time 32.9
3) Only now and then 12.5
4) Hardly at all 5.5
9) Don't know/Refused .7
TOTAL2528100.0
77) Next, I'm going to read you a list of some people who have been in the news lately. Not everyone will have heard of them. For each one that I name, please tell me whether or not you have heard of this person. Have you heard of George W. Bush or not? If you have heard of George W. Bush how much of a chance is there that you would vote for George W. Bush if he is a candidate for president in 2004 - is there a good chance, some chance, or no chance? (HEARDOF1)
TOTAL%
1) Have heard/Good chance 39
2) Have heard/Some chance 19.7
3) Have heard/No chance 37.6
4) Have heard/Don't know if would vote for 2.8
5) Have not heard of .3
9) Don't know/Refused .6
TOTAL2528100.0
78) Next, I'm going to read you a list of some people who have been in the news lately. Not everyone will have heard of them. For each one that I name, please tell me whether or not you have heard of this person. Have you heard of John Kerry or not? If you have heard of John Kerry how much of a chance is there that you would vote for John Kerry if he is a candidate for president in 2004 - is there a good chance, some chance, or no chance? (HEARDOF2)
TOTAL%
1) Have heard/Good chance 7.1
2) Have heard/Some chance 19.3
3) Have heard/No chance 23.3
4) Have heard/Don't know if would vote for 5.9
5) Have not heard of 43.7
9) Don't know/Refused .6
TOTAL2528100.0
79) Next, I'm going to read you a list of some people who have been in the news lately. Not everyone will have heard of them. For each one that I name, please tell me whether or not you have heard of this person. Have you heard of Dick Gephardt or not? If you have heard of Dick Gephardt how much of a chance is there that you would vote for Dick Gephardt if he is a candidate for president in 2004 - is there a good chance, some chance, or no chance? (HEARDOF3)
TOTAL%
1) Have heard/Good chance 7.6
2) Have heard/Some chance 23
3) Have heard/No chance 30.8
4) Have heard/Don't know if would vote for 6.7
5) Have not heard of 31
9) Don't know/Refused .9
TOTAL2528100.0
80) Next, I'm going to read you a list of some people who have been in the news lately. Not everyone will have heard of them. For each one that I name, please tell me whether or not you have heard of this person. Have you heard of Howard Dean or not? If you have heard of Howard Dean how much of a chance is there that you would vote for Howard Dean if he is a candidate for president in 2004 - is there a good chance, some chance, or no chance? (HEARDOF4)
TOTAL%
1) Have heard/Good chance 4.9
2) Have heard/Some chance 11
3) Have heard/No chance 18.2
4) Have heard/Don't know if would vote for 5.4
5) Have not heard of 60.2
9) Don't know/Refused .2
TOTAL2528100.0
81) Next, I'm going to read you a list of some people who have been in the news lately. Not everyone will have heard of them. For each one that I name, please tell me whether or not you have heard of this person. Have you heard of John Edwards or not? If you have heard of John Edwards how much of a chance is there that you would vote for John Edwards if he is a candidate for president in 2004 - is there a good chance, some chance, or no chance? (HEARDOF5)
TOTAL%
1) Have heard/Good chance 4
2) Have heard/Some chance 14.2
3) Have heard/No chance 18.1
4) Have heard/Don't know if would vote for 5.6
5) Have not heard of 57.3
9) Don't know/Refused .8
TOTAL2528100.0
82) Next, I'm going to read you a list of some people who have been in the news lately. Not everyone will have heard of them. For each one that I name, please tell me whether or not you have heard of this person. Have you heard of Carol Moseley Braun or not? If you have heard of Carol Moseley Braun how much of a chance is there that you would vote for Carol Moseley Braun if she is a candidate for president in 2004 - is there a good chance, some chance, or no chance? (HEARDOF6)
TOTAL%
1) Have heard/Good chance 3.7
2) Have heard/Some chance 9.3
3) Have heard/No chance 19.8
4) Have heard/Don't know if would vote for 3.7
5) Have not heard of 63.2
9) Don't know/Refused .4
TOTAL2528100.0
83) Next, I'm going to read you a list of some people who have been in the news lately. Not everyone will have heard of them. For each one that I name, please tell me whether or not you have heard of this person. Have you heard of Dennis Kucinich or not? If you have heard of Dennis Kucinich how much of a chance is there that you would vote for Dennis Kucinich if he is a candidate for president in 2004 - is there a good chance, some chance, or no chance? (HEARDOF7)
TOTAL%
1) Have heard/Good chance 1.8
2) Have heard/Some chance 4.2
3) Have heard/No chance 10.8
4) Have heard/Don't know if would vote for 3.1
5) Have not heard of 79.8
9) Don't know/Refused .3
TOTAL2528100.0
84) Next, I'm going to read you a list of some people who have been in the news lately. Not everyone will have heard of them. For each one that I name, please tell me whether or not you have heard of this person. Have you heard of Bob Graham or not? If you have heard of Bob Graham how much of a chance is there that you would vote for Bob Graham if he is a candidate for president in 2004 - is there a good chance, some chance, or no chance? (HEARDOF8)
TOTAL%
1) Have heard/Good chance 4.7
2) Have heard/Some chance 16.9
3) Have heard/No chance 26.5
4) Have heard/Don't know if would vote for 6.4
5) Have not heard of 44.8
9) Don't know/Refused .8
TOTAL2528100.0
85) Next, I'm going to read you a list of some people who have been in the news lately. Not everyone will have heard of them. For each one that I name, please tell me whether or not you have heard of this person. Have you heard of Joe Lieberman or not? If you have heard of Joe Lieberman how much of a chance is there that you would vote for Joe Lieberman if he is a candidate for president in 2004 - is there a good chance, some chance, or no chance? (HEARDOF9)
TOTAL%
1) Have heard/Good chance 9.5
2) Have heard/Some chance 29.2
3) Have heard/No chance 33.8
4) Have heard/Don't know if would vote for 6.4
5) Have not heard of 20.3
9) Don't know/Refused .8
TOTAL2528100.0
86) Next, I'm going to read you a list of some people who have been in the news lately. Not everyone will have heard of them. For each one that I name, please tell me whether or not you have heard of this person. Have you heard of Al Sharpton or not? If you have heard of Al Sharpton how much of a chance is there that you would vote for Al Sharpton if he is a candidate for president in 2004 - is there a good chance, some chance, or no chance? (HEARDO10)
TOTAL%
1) Have heard/Good chance 3.5
2) Have heard/Some chance 9.7
3) Have heard/No chance 44.1
4) Have heard/Don't know if would vote for 4.4
5) Have not heard of 37.6
9) Don't know/Refused .7
TOTAL2528100.0
87) [ASK ONLY IF FORM=1 '1']Now I am going to read you another series of statements on some different topics. For each statement, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly DISagree with it or completely disagree with it. : There needs to be stricter laws and regulations to protect the environment (AGREE1A)
TOTAL%
1) Completely agree 46.4
2) Mostly agree 40.5
3) Mostly disagree 9.5
4) Completely disagree 3
9) Don't know/Refused .6
Missing1244 
TOTAL1284100.0
88) [ASK ONLY IF FORM=1 '1']Now I am going to read you another series of statements on some different topics. For each statement, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly DISagree with it or completely disagree with it. : People should be willing to pay higher prices in order to protect the environment (AGREE1B)
TOTAL%
1) Completely agree 21.7
2) Mostly agree 42.8
3) Mostly disagree 23.7
4) Completely disagree 10.3
9) Don't know/Refused 1.5
Missing1244 
TOTAL1284100.0
89) [ASK ONLY IF FORM=1 '1']Now I am going to read you another series of statements on some different topics. For each statement, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly DISagree with it or completely disagree with it. : Our society should do what is necessary to make sure that everyone has an equal opportunity to succeed (AGREE1C)
TOTAL%
1) Completely agree 54.6
2) Mostly agree 37.7
3) Mostly disagree 4.9
4) Completely disagree 2
9) Don't know/Refused .9
Missing1244 
TOTAL1284100.0
90) [ASK ONLY IF FORM=1 '1']Now I am going to read you another series of statements on some different topics. For each statement, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly DISagree with it or completely disagree with it. : We have gone too far in pushing equal rights in this country (AGREE1D)
TOTAL%
1) Completely agree 16.7
2) Mostly agree 26
3) Mostly disagree 28.1
4) Completely disagree 26
9) Don't know/Refused 3.2
Missing1244 
TOTAL1284100.0
91) [ASK ONLY IF FORM=1 '1']Now I am going to read you another series of statements on some different topics. For each statement, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly DISagree with it or completely disagree with it. : It is the responsibility of the government to take care of people who can't take care of themselves (AGREE1E)
TOTAL%
1) Completely agree 24.7
2) Mostly agree 40.6
3) Mostly disagree 20.3
4) Completely disagree 11.2
9) Don't know/Refused 3.2
Missing1244 
TOTAL1284100.0
92) [ASK ONLY IF FORM=1 '1']Now I am going to read you another series of statements on some different topics. For each statement, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly DISagree with it or completely disagree with it. : The government should help more needy people even if it means going deeper in debt (AGREE1F)
TOTAL%
1) Completely agree 16.8
2) Mostly agree 37
3) Mostly disagree 29.9
4) Completely disagree 11.7
9) Don't know/Refused 4.5
Missing1244 
TOTAL1284100.0
93) [ASK ONLY IF FORM=1 '1']Now I am going to read you another series of statements on some different topics. For each statement, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly DISagree with it or completely disagree with it. : The government should guarantee every citizen enough to eat and a place to sleep (AGREE1G)
TOTAL%
1) Completely agree 29.9
2) Mostly agree 34.9
3) Mostly disagree 22.8
4) Completely disagree 10.5
9) Don't know/Refused 1.8
Missing1244 
TOTAL1284100.0
94) [ASK ONLY IF FORM=1 '1']Now I am going to read you another series of statements on some different topics. For each statement, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly DISagree with it or completely disagree with it. : I like political leaders who are willing to make compromises in order to get the job done (AGREE1H)
TOTAL%
1) Completely agree 28.3
2) Mostly agree 48.8
3) Mostly disagree 13.1
4) Completely disagree 5.7
9) Don't know/Refused 4.1
Missing1244 
TOTAL1284100.0
95) [ASK ONLY IF FORM=1 '1']Now I am going to read you another series of statements on some different topics. For each statement, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly DISagree with it or completely disagree with it. : I am very patriotic (AGREE1I)
TOTAL%
1) Completely agree 56.1
2) Mostly agree 34.4
3) Mostly disagree 5.4
4) Completely disagree 2
9) Don't know/Refused 2.1
Missing1244 
TOTAL1284100.0
96) [ASK ONLY IF FORM=1 '1']Now I am going to read you another series of statements on some different topics. For each statement, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly DISagree with it or completely disagree with it. : In the past few years there hasn't been much real improvement in the position of black people in this country (AGREE1J)
TOTAL%
1) Completely agree 9
2) Mostly agree 23.4
3) Mostly disagree 41.1
4) Completely disagree 18.6
9) Don't know/Refused 7.9
Missing1244 
TOTAL1284100.0
97) [ASK ONLY IF FORM=1 '1']Now I am going to read you another series of statements on some different topics. For each statement, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly DISagree with it or completely disagree with it. : I think it's all right for blacks and whites to date each other (AGREE1K)
TOTAL%
1) Completely agree 47.1
2) Mostly agree 30.2
3) Mostly disagree 10
4) Completely disagree 9.9
9) Don't know/Refused 2.8
Missing1244 
TOTAL1284100.0
98) [ASK ONLY IF FORM=1 '1']Now I am going to read you another series of statements on some different topics. For each statement, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly DISagree with it or completely disagree with it. : We should make every possible effort to improve the position of blacks and other minorities, even if it means giving them preferential treatment (AGREE1L)
TOTAL%
1) Completely agree 9.9
2) Mostly agree 19.7
3) Mostly disagree 34
4) Completely disagree 33.4
9) Don't know/Refused 3
Missing1244 
TOTAL1284100.0
99) [ASK ONLY IF FORM=1 '1']Now I am going to read you another series of statements on some different topics. For each statement, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly DISagree with it or completely disagree with it. : Discrimination against blacks is rare today (AGREE1M)
TOTAL%
1) Completely agree 9
2) Mostly agree 19.9
3) Mostly disagree 43.2
4) Completely disagree 22.2
9) Don't know/Refused 5.7
Missing1244 
TOTAL1284100.0
100) [ASK ONLY IF FORM=1 '1']Now I am going to read you another series of statements on some different topics. For each statement, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly DISagree with it or completely disagree with it. : We should restrict and control people coming into our country to live more than we do now (AGREE1N)
TOTAL%
1) Completely agree 46.6
2) Mostly agree 30.6
3) Mostly disagree 13.2
4) Completely disagree 5.8
9) Don't know/Refused 3.8
Missing1244 
TOTAL1284100.0
101) [ASK ONLY IF FORM=1 '1']Now I am going to read you another series of statements on some different topics. For each statement, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly DISagree with it or completely disagree with it. : It is my belief that we should get even with any country that tries to take advantage of the United States (AGREE1O)
TOTAL%
1) Completely agree 19.9
2) Mostly agree 27.8
3) Mostly disagree 31.9
4) Completely disagree 14.2
9) Don't know/Refused 6.2
Missing1244 
TOTAL1284100.0
102) [ASK ONLY IF FORM=1 '1']Now I am going to read you another series of statements on some different topics. For each statement, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly DISagree with it or completely disagree with it. : The best way to ensure peace is through military strength (AGREE1P)
TOTAL%
1) Completely agree 23.1
2) Mostly agree 30
3) Mostly disagree 29.3
4) Completely disagree 14.9
9) Don't know/Refused 2.8
Missing1244 
TOTAL1284100.0
103) [ASK ONLY IF FORM=1 '1']Now I am going to read you another series of statements on some different topics. For each statement, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly DISagree with it or completely disagree with it. : American lives are worth more than the lives of people in other countries (AGREE1Q)
TOTAL%
1) Completely agree 8.3
2) Mostly agree 10.6
3) Mostly disagree 31.5
4) Completely disagree 47.3
9) Don't know/Refused 2.3
Missing1244 
TOTAL1284100.0
104) [ASK ONLY IF FORM=1 '1']Now I am going to read you another series of statements on some different topics. For each statement, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly DISagree with it or completely disagree with it. : We all should be willing to fight for our country, whether it is right or wrong (AGREE1R)
TOTAL%
1) Completely agree 23.4
2) Mostly agree 28.5
3) Mostly disagree 24.6
4) Completely disagree 18.3
9) Don't know/Refused 5.2
Missing1244 
TOTAL1284100.0
105) [ASK ONLY IF FORM=1 '1']Now I am going to read you another series of statements on some different topics. For each statement, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly DISagree with it or completely disagree with it. : I often worry about the chances of nuclear war (AGREE1S1)
TOTAL%
1) Completely agree 24.9
2) Mostly agree 28.4
3) Mostly disagree 28.5
4) Completely disagree 16.2
9) Don't know/Refused 2.1
Missing1878 
TOTAL650100.0
106) [ASK ONLY IF FORM=1 '1']Now I am going to read you another series of statements on some different topics. For each statement, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly DISagree with it or completely disagree with it. : I often worry about the chances of a nuclear attack by terrorists (AGREE1S2)
TOTAL%
1) Completely agree 16.2
2) Mostly agree 24.3
3) Mostly disagree 35.6
4) Completely disagree 22.7
9) Don't know/Refused 1.2
Missing1894 
TOTAL634100.0
107) [ASK ONLY IF FORM=1 '1']Now I am going to read you another series of statements on some different topics. For each statement, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly DISagree with it or completely disagree with it. : Most of the countries that have gotten help from America end up resenting us (AGREE1T)
TOTAL%
1) Completely agree 26.8
2) Mostly agree 40.2
3) Mostly disagree 22.3
4) Completely disagree 5.4
9) Don't know/Refused 5.4
Missing1244 
TOTAL1284100.0
108) [ASK ONLY IF FORM=1 '1']Now I am going to read you another series of statements on some different topics. For each statement, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly DISagree with it or completely disagree with it. : It's best for the future of our country to be active in world affairs (AGREE1U)
TOTAL%
1) Completely agree 49.4
2) Mostly agree 40.2
3) Mostly disagree 6.3
4) Completely disagree 2.3
9) Don't know/Refused 1.8
Missing1244 
TOTAL1284100.0
109) [ASK ONLY IF FORM=1 '1']Now I am going to read you another series of statements on some different topics. For each statement, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly DISagree with it or completely disagree with it. : Poor people have become too dependent on government assistance programs (AGREE1V)
TOTAL%
1) Completely agree 30.1
2) Mostly agree 41.1
3) Mostly disagree 18.6
4) Completely disagree 6.3
9) Don't know/Refused 3.8
Missing1244 
TOTAL1284100.0
110) [ASK ONLY IF FORM=1 '1']Now I am going to read you another series of statements on some different topics. For each statement, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly DISagree with it or completely disagree with it. : We should pay less attention to problems overseas and concentrate on problems here at home (AGREE1X)
TOTAL%
1) Completely agree 35.5
2) Mostly agree 40.4
3) Mostly disagree 17.8
4) Completely disagree 3.1
9) Don't know/Refused 3.3
Missing1244 
TOTAL1284100.0
111) [ASK ONLY IF FORM=1 '1']Now I am going to read you another series of statements on some different topics. For each statement, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly DISagree with it or completely disagree with it. : We should put more emphasis on fuel conservation than on developing new oil supplies (AGREE1Y)
TOTAL%
1) Completely agree 29.9
2) Mostly agree 40.8
3) Mostly disagree 17.8
4) Completely disagree 5.1
9) Don't know/Refused 6.4
Missing1244 
TOTAL1284100.0
112) [ASK ONLY IF FORM=1 '1']Now I am going to read you another series of statements on some different topics. For each statement, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly DISagree with it or completely disagree with it. : The growing number of newcomers from other countries threaten traditional American customs and values (AGREE1Z)
TOTAL%
1) Completely agree 17.6
2) Mostly agree 28.5
3) Mostly disagree 30.4
4) Completely disagree 18.8
9) Don't know/Refused 4.6
Missing1244 
TOTAL1284100.0
113) [ASK ONLY IF FORM=1 '1']Now I am going to read you another series of statements on some different topics. For each statement, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly DISagree with it or completely disagree with it. : Women get fewer opportunities than men for good jobs (AGREE1AA)
TOTAL%
1) Completely agree 20.5
2) Mostly agree 38.2
3) Mostly disagree 28.9
4) Completely disagree 10.1
9) Don't know/Refused 2.3
Missing1244 
TOTAL1284100.0
114) [ASK ONLY IF FORM=1 '1']Now I am going to read you another series of statements on some different topics. For each statement, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly DISagree with it or completely disagree with it. : Men and women are better at different things in the workplace (AGREE1BB)
TOTAL%
1) Completely agree 37.1
2) Mostly agree 40.1
3) Mostly disagree 13.3
4) Completely disagree 6.7
9) Don't know/Refused 2.8
Missing1244 
TOTAL1284100.0
115) [ASK ONLY IF FORM=1 '1']Now I am going to read you another series of statements on some different topics. For each statement, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly DISagree with it or completely disagree with it. : The criminal justice system should try to rehabilitate criminals, not just punish them (AGREE1CC)
TOTAL%
1) Completely agree 28.7
2) Mostly agree 43.4
3) Mostly disagree 13.6
4) Completely disagree 10.9
9) Don't know/Refused 3.5
Missing1244 
TOTAL1284100.0
116) [ASK ONLY IF FORM=1 '1']Now I am going to read you another series of statements on some different topics. For each statement, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly DISagree with it or completely disagree with it. : The tax system is unfair to people like me (AGREE1DD)
TOTAL%
1) Completely agree 22.1
2) Mostly agree 28.1
3) Mostly disagree 34.4
4) Completely disagree 10.2
9) Don't know/Refused 5.3
Missing1244 
TOTAL1284100.0
117) [ASK ONLY IF FORM=1 '1']Now I am going to read you another series of statements on some different topics. For each statement, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly DISagree with it or completely disagree with it. : I am concerned that the government is collecting too much information about people like me (AGREE1EE)
TOTAL%
1) Completely agree 26
2) Mostly agree 30.8
3) Mostly disagree 29.4
4) Completely disagree 9.5
9) Don't know/Refused 4.3
Missing1244 
TOTAL1284100.0
118) [ASK ONLY IF FORM= 2 '2']Now I am going to read you another series of statements on some different topics. For each statement, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly DISagree with it or completely disagree with it. : Prayer is an important part of my daily life (AGREE2A)
TOTAL%
1) Completely agree 50.6
2) Mostly agree 30.3
3) Mostly disagree 10.4
4) Completely disagree 8
9) Don't know/Refused .7
Missing1284 
TOTAL1244100.0
119) [ASK ONLY IF FORM= 2 '2']Now I am going to read you another series of statements on some different topics. For each statement, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly DISagree with it or completely disagree with it. : We all will be called before God at the Judgment Day to answer for our sins (AGREE2B)
TOTAL%
1) Completely agree 58.8
2) Mostly agree 21.1
3) Mostly disagree 7.5
4) Completely disagree 10
9) Don't know/Refused 2.5
Missing1284 
TOTAL1244100.0
120) [ASK ONLY IF FORM= 2 '2']Now I am going to read you another series of statements on some different topics. For each statement, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly DISagree with it or completely disagree with it. : I never doubt the existence of God (AGREE2D)
TOTAL%
1) Completely agree 68.9
2) Mostly agree 17.9
3) Mostly disagree 6
4) Completely disagree 5.8
9) Don't know/Refused 1.4
Missing1284 
TOTAL1244100.0
121) [ASK ONLY IF FORM= 2 '2']Now I am going to read you another series of statements on some different topics. For each statement, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly DISagree with it or completely disagree with it. : School boards ought to have the right to fire teachers who are known homosexuals (AGREE2E)
TOTAL%
1) Completely agree 21.2
2) Mostly agree 11.7
3) Mostly disagree 25
4) Completely disagree 37.4
9) Don't know/Refused 4.7
Missing1284 
TOTAL1244100.0
122) [ASK ONLY IF FORM= 2 '2']Now I am going to read you another series of statements on some different topics. For each statement, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly DISagree with it or completely disagree with it. : Books that contain dangerous ideas should be banned from public school libraries (AGREE2F)
TOTAL%
1) Completely agree 32.3
2) Mostly agree 17.5
3) Mostly disagree 20.6
4) Completely disagree 26.1
9) Don't know/Refused 3.5
Missing1284 
TOTAL1244100.0
123) [ASK ONLY IF FORM= 2 '2']Now I am going to read you another series of statements on some different topics. For each statement, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly DISagree with it or completely disagree with it. : Nude magazines and X-rated movies provide harmless entertainment for those who enjoy it (AGREE2G)
TOTAL%
1) Completely agree 14.8
2) Mostly agree 30.3
3) Mostly disagree 23.2
4) Completely disagree 28.7
9) Don't know/Refused 3.1
Missing1284 
TOTAL1244100.0
124) [ASK ONLY IF FORM= 2 '2']Now I am going to read you another series of statements on some different topics. For each statement, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly DISagree with it or completely disagree with it. : Freedom of speech should not extend to groups that are sympathetic to terrorists (AGREE2H)
TOTAL%
1) Completely agree 23.9
2) Mostly agree 22.1
3) Mostly disagree 28.1
4) Completely disagree 21.5
9) Don't know/Refused 4.5
Missing1284 
TOTAL1244100.0
125) [ASK ONLY IF FORM= 2 '2']Now I am going to read you another series of statements on some different topics. For each statement, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly DISagree with it or completely disagree with it. : The police should be allowed to search the houses of people who might be sympathetic to terrorists without a court order (AGREE2I)
TOTAL%
1) Completely agree 19
2) Mostly agree 15.2
3) Mostly disagree 27.8
4) Completely disagree 35.8
9) Don't know/Refused 2.1
Missing1284 
TOTAL1244100.0
126) [ASK ONLY IF FORM= 2 '2']Now I am going to read you another series of statements on some different topics. For each statement, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly DISagree with it or completely disagree with it. : Women should return to their traditional roles in society (AGREE2J)
TOTAL%
1) Completely agree 10
2) Mostly agree 14
3) Mostly disagree 22.4
4) Completely disagree 49.6
9) Don't know/Refused 4
Missing1284 
TOTAL1244100.0
127) [ASK ONLY IF FORM= 2 '2']Now I am going to read you another series of statements on some different topics. For each statement, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly DISagree with it or completely disagree with it. : Too many children are being raised in day care centers these days (AGREE2K)
TOTAL%
1) Completely agree 36.2
2) Mostly agree 36.1
3) Mostly disagree 16.1
4) Completely disagree 7.4
9) Don't know/Refused 4.2
Missing1284 
TOTAL1244100.0
128) [ASK ONLY IF FORM= 2 '2']Now I am going to read you another series of statements on some different topics. For each statement, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly DISagree with it or completely disagree with it. : AIDS might be God's punishment for immoral sexual behavior (AGREE2L)
TOTAL%
1) Completely agree 10.6
2) Mostly agree 13.5
3) Mostly disagree 19.2
4) Completely disagree 51.1
9) Don't know/Refused 5.6
Missing1284 
TOTAL1244100.0
129) [ASK ONLY IF FORM= 2 '2']Now I am going to read you another series of statements on some different topics. For each statement, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly DISagree with it or completely disagree with it. : I have old-fashioned values about family and marriage (AGREE2M)
TOTAL%
1) Completely agree 45.5
2) Mostly agree 34.3
3) Mostly disagree 11.1
4) Completely disagree 7.2
9) Don't know/Refused 1.8
Missing1284 
TOTAL1244100.0
130) [ASK ONLY IF FORM= 2 '2']Now I am going to read you another series of statements on some different topics. For each statement, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly DISagree with it or completely disagree with it. : There are clear guidelines about what's good or evil that apply to everyone regardless of their situation (AGREE2N)
TOTAL%
1) Completely agree 40.9
2) Mostly agree 36
3) Mostly disagree 12.2
4) Completely disagree 7.4
9) Don't know/Refused 3.5
Missing1284 
TOTAL1244100.0
131) [ASK ONLY IF FORM= 2 '2']Now I am going to read you another series of statements on some different topics. For each statement, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly DISagree with it or completely disagree with it. : Labor unions are necessary to protect the working person (AGREE2O)
TOTAL%
1) Completely agree 29.7
2) Mostly agree 43.5
3) Mostly disagree 15.4
4) Completely disagree 8
9) Don't know/Refused 3.3
Missing1284 
TOTAL1244100.0
132) [ASK ONLY IF FORM= 2 '2']Now I am going to read you another series of statements on some different topics. For each statement, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly DISagree with it or completely disagree with it. : Today it's really true that the rich just get richer while the poor get poorer (AGREE2Q)
TOTAL%
1) Completely agree 33.5
2) Mostly agree 34.2
3) Mostly disagree 22.4
4) Completely disagree 7.2
9) Don't know/Refused 2.8
Missing1284 
TOTAL1244100.0
133) [ASK ONLY IF FORM= 2 '2']Now I am going to read you another series of statements on some different topics. For each statement, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly DISagree with it or completely disagree with it. : I don't have much in common with people of other races (AGREE2S)
TOTAL%
1) Completely agree 4.4
2) Mostly agree 9.9
3) Mostly disagree 43.2
4) Completely disagree 39.8
9) Don't know/Refused 2.7
Missing1284 
TOTAL1244100.0
134) [ASK ONLY IF FORM= 2 '2']Now I am going to read you another series of statements on some different topics. For each statement, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly DISagree with it or completely disagree with it. : I often don't have enough money to make ends meet (AGREE2T)
TOTAL%
1) Completely agree 18.9
2) Mostly agree 19.7
3) Mostly disagree 40.1
4) Completely disagree 19.4
9) Don't know/Refused 1.9
Missing1284 
TOTAL1244100.0
135) [ASK ONLY IF FORM= 2 '2']Now I am going to read you another series of statements on some different topics. For each statement, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly DISagree with it or completely disagree with it. : I'm pretty well satisfied with the way things are going for me financially (AGREE2V)
TOTAL%
1) Completely agree 18.6
2) Mostly agree 44.1
3) Mostly disagree 20.6
4) Completely disagree 15
9) Don't know/Refused 1.8
Missing1284 
TOTAL1244100.0
136) [ASK ONLY IF FORM= 2 '2']Now I am going to read you another series of statements on some different topics. For each statement, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly DISagree with it or completely disagree with it. : I feel it's my duty as a citizen to always vote (AGREE2W)
TOTAL%
1) Completely agree 61
2) Mostly agree 28
3) Mostly disagree 5.6
4) Completely disagree 3.6
9) Don't know/Refused 1.7
Missing1284 
TOTAL1244100.0
137) [ASK ONLY IF FORM= 2 '2']Now I am going to read you another series of statements on some different topics. For each statement, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly DISagree with it or completely disagree with it. : I'm interested in keeping up with national affairs (AGREE2X)
TOTAL%
1) Completely agree 47.2
2) Mostly agree 43.4
3) Mostly disagree 6.1
4) Completely disagree 1.9
9) Don't know/Refused 1.4
Missing1284 
TOTAL1244100.0
138) [ASK ONLY IF FORM= 2 '2']Now I am going to read you another series of statements on some different topics. For each statement, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly DISagree with it or completely disagree with it. : I'm generally bored by what goes on in Washington (AGREE2Y)
TOTAL%
1) Completely agree 12.1
2) Mostly agree 33.5
3) Mostly disagree 34.7
4) Completely disagree 16.2
9) Don't know/Refused 3.4
Missing1284 
TOTAL1244100.0
139) [ASK ONLY IF FORM= 2 '2']Now I am going to read you another series of statements on some different topics. For each statement, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly DISagree with it or completely disagree with it. : I'm pretty interested in following local politics (AGREE2Z)
TOTAL%
1) Completely agree 21.8
2) Mostly agree 50.6
3) Mostly disagree 20.4
4) Completely disagree 5.8
9) Don't know/Refused 1.4
Missing1284 
TOTAL1244100.0
140) [ASK ONLY IF FORM= 2 '2']Now I am going to read you another series of statements on some different topics. For each statement, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly DISagree with it or completely disagree with it. : Most issues discussed in Washington don't affect me personally (AGREE2AA)
TOTAL%
1) Completely agree 6.3
2) Mostly agree 22.4
3) Mostly disagree 44.5
4) Completely disagree 24.7
9) Don't know/Refused 2.1
Missing1284 
TOTAL1244100.0
141) [ASK ONLY IF FORM= 2 '2']Now I am going to read you another series of statements on some different topics. For each statement, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly DISagree with it or completely disagree with it. : I feel guilty when I don't get a chance to vote (AGREE2BB)
TOTAL%
1) Completely agree 32.6
2) Mostly agree 31.2
3) Mostly disagree 18.1
4) Completely disagree 12.7
9) Don't know/Refused 5.4
Missing1284 
TOTAL1244100.0
142) [ASK ONLY IF FORM= 2 '2']Now I am going to read you another series of statements on some different topics. For each statement, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly DISagree with it or completely disagree with it. : Sometimes I vote for a candidate without really knowing enough about him or her (AGREE2CC)
TOTAL%
1) Completely agree 11.4
2) Mostly agree 33.7
3) Mostly disagree 28.4
4) Completely disagree 22.5
9) Don't know/Refused 4
Missing1284 
TOTAL1244100.0
143) [ASK ONLY IF FORM= 2 '2']Now I am going to read you another series of statements on some different topics. For each statement, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly DISagree with it or completely disagree with it. : I am concerned that the government is collecting too much information about people like me (AGREE2DD)
TOTAL%
1) Completely agree 26.8
2) Mostly agree 29.8
3) Mostly disagree 29.1
4) Completely disagree 9.9
9) Don't know/Refused 4.4
TOTAL2528100.0
144) [ASK ONLY IF FORM= 2 '2']Now I am going to read you another series of statements on some different topics. For each statement, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly DISagree with it or completely disagree with it. : I am worried that science is going too far and is hurting society rather than helping it (AGREE2EE)
TOTAL%
1) Completely agree 17.1
2) Mostly agree 24.9
3) Mostly disagree 35.7
4) Completely disagree 18.4
9) Don't know/Refused 3.9
Missing1284 
TOTAL1244100.0
145) [ASK ONLY IF FORM= 2 '2']Now I am going to read you another series of statements on some different topics. For each statement, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly DISagree with it or completely disagree with it. : Technology is making life too complicated for me (AGREE2FF)
TOTAL%
1) Completely agree 9.3
2) Mostly agree 18
3) Mostly disagree 43
4) Completely disagree 27.5
9) Don't know/Refused 2.1
Missing1284 
TOTAL1244100.0
146) Right now, which is more important for President Bush to focus on … the economy or the war on terrorism? (BUSHFCS)
TOTAL%
1) The economy 57
2) War on terrorism 27.3
3) Neither .4
4) Both 12.6
9) Don't know 2.7
TOTAL2528100.0
147) [ASK ONLY IF FORM=1 '1']In your opinion, is the world now more dangerous, less dangerous, or about the same compared to ten years ago? (WRLDDNGR)
TOTAL%
1) More dangerous 74.8
2) Less dangerous 4.6
3) About the same 20.2
9) Don't know/Refused .3
Missing1244 
TOTAL1284100.0
148) [ASK ONLY IF FORM=2 '2']Do you think the danger of attack on the United States with a nuclear, biological, or chemical weapon is greater now than it was 10 years ago, less now than it was 10 years ago, or is it about the same? (USDANGER)
TOTAL%
1) Greater 63.9
2) Less 4.9
3) Same 28.9
9) Don't know/Refused 2.3
Missing1284 
TOTAL1244100.0
149) In general, how well do you think the U.S. government is doing in reducing the threat of terrorism? (TERRTHRT)
TOTAL%
1) Very well 19.6
2) Fairly well 55.9
3) Not too well 15.8
4) Not at all well 6.8
9) Don't know/Refused 1.9
TOTAL2528100.0
150) In order to curb terrorism in this country, do you think it will be necessary for the average person to give up some civil liberties, or not? (SACCVLLB)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, it will be necessary 43.8
2) No, it will not be necessary 50.2
9) Don't know/Refused 6
TOTAL2528100.0
151) To curb terrorism, would you favor or oppose requiring that all citizens carry a national identity card at all times to show to a police officer on request? (IDCARD)
TOTAL%
1) Favor 56.2
2) Oppose 39.7
9) Don't know/Refused 4.1
TOTAL2528100.0
152) How worried are you that there will soon be another terrorist attack in the United States? (WRRDATTK)
TOTAL%
1) Very worried 12.7
2) Somewhat worried 45.6
3) Not too worried 29.2
4) Not at all worried 11.7
9) Don't know/Refused .7
TOTAL2528100.0
153) Do you use a computer at your workplace, at school, at home or anywhere else on at least an occasional basis? (COMPUSE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 76.5
2) No 23.1
9) Don't know/Refused .4
TOTAL2528100.0
154) [ASK ONLY IF COMPUSE= 1 'YES']Do you ever go online to access the Internet or World Wide Web or to send and receive email? (WEBACCS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 87.4
2) No 12.6
9) Don't know/Refused 0
Missing560 
TOTAL1968100.0
155) [ASK ONLY IF WEBACCS= 1 'YES']Do you go online from home? If yes, does the modem you use at home connect through a standard telephone line or do you have a high-speed Internet connection such as a cable or DSL line? (ONLNHOME)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, standard telephone line 53.3
2) Yes, high-speed connection 34.8
3) Yes, other/don't know .6
4) No Internet connection at home 11.1
9) Don't know/Refused .4
Missing791 
TOTAL1737100.0
156) Respondent's sex (SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Male 47.5
2) Female 52.5
TOTAL2528100.0
157) What is your age? (AGE)
TOTAL%
18) 18 3.2
19) 19 1.9
20) 20 1.9
21) 21 1.6
22) 22 1.4
23) 23 1.3
24) 24 1.1
25) 25 2.3
26) 26 1.6
27) 27 1.3
28) 28 1.5
29) 29 2.1
30) 30 1.9
31) 31 1.7
32) 32 1.9
33) 33 2.2
34) 34 1.5
35) 35 2.1
36) 36 1.5
37) 37 2
38) 38 1.7
39) 39 2
40) 40 3.1
41) 41 2
42) 42 2.5
43) 43 2.1
44) 44 2
45) 45 2.4
46) 46 1.9
47) 47 2.6
48) 48 2
49) 49 1.4
50) 50 2.2
51) 51 1.6
52) 52 2.3
53) 53 1.2
54) 54 1.7
55) 55 2.2
56) 56 1.5
57) 57 1.1
58) 58 1.3
59) 59 1.5
60) 60 1.4
61) 61 .8
62) 62 1.2
63) 63 .8
64) 64 .8
65) 65 1.6
66) 66 .8
67) 67 .9
68) 68 1
69) 69 .8
70) 70 .9
71) 71 .8
72) 72 .7
73) 73 1
74) 74 .8
75) 75 1
76) 76 .5
77) 77 1
78) 78 .6
79) 79 .4
80) 80 .4
81) 81 .3
82) 82 .5
83) 83 .2
84) 84 .5
85) 85 .3
86) 86 .1
87) 87 .1
88) 88 .1
89) 89 .1
90) 90 .2
92) 92 .1
93) 93 .1
94) 94 .1
95) 95 0
99) Don't know/Refused 1
TOTAL2528100.0
158) What is the last grade or class that you completed in school? (EDUC)
TOTAL%
1) None, or grade 1-8 4.5
2) High school incomplete (Grades 9-11) 9
3) High school graduate (Grade 12 or GED certificate) 32
4) Business, Technical, or vocational school AFTER high school 4.6
5) Some college, no 4-year degree 23.7
6) College graduate (B.S., B.A., or other 4-year degree) 15.3
7) Post-graduate training or professional schooling after college (e.g., toward a master's Degree or Ph.D.; law or medical school) 10.9
9) Don't know/Refused .1
TOTAL2528100.0
159) Are you, yourself, of Hispanic origin or descent, such as Mexican, Puerto Rican, Cuban, or some other Spanish background? (HISP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 10.4
2) No 88.9
9) Don't know/Refused .7
TOTAL2528100.0
160) What is your race? Are you white, black, Asian, or some other? (RACE)
TOTAL%
1) White/White Hispanic 79
2) Black/Black Hispanic 12.2
3) Asian 1.8
4) Other or mixed race 5.2
9) Don't know/Refused 1.8
TOTAL2528100.0
161) Are you married, divorced, separated, widowed, or never been married? (MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Married 51.8
2) Divorced 13.8
3) Separated 2.4
4) Widowed 8.4
5) Never been married 23.3
9) Don't know/Refused .3
TOTAL2528100.0
162) Are you the parent or guardian of any children under 18 now living in your household? (PARENT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 35.9
2) No 63.9
9) Don't know/Refused .2
TOTAL2528100.0
163) [ASK ONLY IF PARENT= 1 'YES']Are any of these children under the age of 5? (KIDS1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 39.2
2) No 60.3
9) Don't know/Refused .5
Missing1649 
TOTAL879100.0
164) [ASK ONLY IF PARENT= 1 'YES']Are any of these children between the ages of 5 and 12? (KIDS2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 58.4
2) No 41.1
9) Don't know/Refused .5
Missing1649 
TOTAL879100.0
165) [ASK ONLY IF PARENT= 1 'YES']Are any of these children between the ages of 12 and 17? (KIDS3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes 42.4
2) No 57.2
9) Don't know/Refused .4
Missing1649 
TOTAL879100.0
166) What is your religious preference - Protestant, Roman Catholic, Jewish, Mormon, or an orthodox church such as the Greek or Russian Orthodox Church? (RELIG)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant (include Baptist, Episcopal, Jehovah's Witness, Lutheran, Methodist, Presbyterian, Episcopalian, Pentecostal, Church of Christ, etc.) 58.3
2) Roman Catholic 25.1
3) Jewish 1.7
4) Mormon (include Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints) .8
5) Orthodox Church (Greek or Russian) .4
6) Islam/Muslim .3
7) Other religion (Specify) 2.6
8) No religion, not a believer, atheist, agnostic 8.8
9) Don't know/Refused 2
TOTAL2528100.0
167) [ASK ONLY IF RELIG= 1 'PROTESTANT' OR 2 'ROMAN CATHOLIC' OR 4 'MORMON' OR 5 'ORTHODOX CHURCH' OR 7 'OTHER RELIGION' OR 9 'DON'T KNOW/REFUSED]Would you describe yourself as a 'born again' or evangelical Christian, or not? (BORN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, would 39.1
2) No, would not 55.4
9) Don't know/Refused 5.6
Missing261 
TOTAL2267100.0
168) Aside from weddings and funerals, how often do you attend religious services... more than once a week, once a week, once or twice a month, a few times a year, seldom, or never? (ATTEND)
TOTAL%
1) More than once a week 13.6
2) Once a week 25.1
3) Once or twice a month 16
4) A few times a year 18.7
5) Seldom 16
6) Never 9.5
9) Don't know/Refused 1.1
TOTAL2528100.0
169) Last year, that is in 2002, what was your total family income from all sources, before taxes? Just stop me when I get to the right category. (INCOME)
TOTAL%
1) Less than $10,000 7.4
2) $10- to under $20,000 10.1
3) $20- to under $30,000 13.3
4) $30- to under $40,000 12.8
5) $40- to under $50,000 10.8
6) $50- to under $75,000 14.7
7) $75- to under $100,000 8.7
8) $100,000 or more 10
9) Don't know/Refused 12.2
TOTAL2528100.0
170) These days, many people are so busy they can't find time to register to vote, or move around so often they don't get a chance to re-register... Are you NOW registered to vote in your precinct or election district, or haven't you been able to register so far? (REGIST)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, registered 76.4
2) No, not registered 23.1
9) Don't know/Refused .5
TOTAL2528100.0
171) [ASK ONLY IF REGIST= 1 'YES, REGISTERED']Are you absolutely certain you are registered to vote, or is there a chance your registration has lapsed because you moved or for some other reason? (REGICERT)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely certain 93.4
2) Chance registration has lapsed 6.4
9) Don't know/Refused .2
Missing538 
TOTAL1990100.0
172) In general, would you describe your political views as... (IDEO)
TOTAL%
1) Very conservative 4.3
2) Conservative 31.7
3) Moderate 38.6
4) Liberal 12.9
5) Very liberal 6
9) Don't know/Refused 6.3
TOTAL2528100.0
173) Which of the following labels best describes your household: (CLASS)
TOTAL%
1) Professional or business class 31.3
2) Working class 46.7
3) A struggling family or household 14.4
4) More than one apply 2.1
5) None apply 3.5
9) Don't know/Refused 2
TOTAL2528100.0
174) Do you own or rent your home? (OWNRENT)
TOTAL%
1) Own 68.4
2) Rent 27.7
3) Other arrangement 3.2
9) Don't know/Refused .7
TOTAL2528100.0
175) Are you now employed full-time, part-time or not employed? (EMPLOY)
TOTAL%
1) Full-time 50.9
2) Part-time 13.6
3) Not employed 35.1
9) Don't know/Refused .4
TOTAL2528100.0
176) [ASK ONLY IF MARITAL= 1 'MARRIED']Is your spouse now employed full-time, part-time or not employed? (EMPLOYSP)
TOTAL%
1) Full-time 62.1
2) Part-time 10.1
3) Not employed 27.3
9) Don't know/Refused .5
Missing1283 
TOTAL1245100.0
177) Are you yourself [IF RESPONDENT IS MARRIED - MARITAL=1 - ADD: or is your husband/wife] a veteran of the armed services? [IF YES, PROBE FOR WHOM] (VETERAN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, respondent 12.4
2) Yes, spouse 7.5
3) Yes, both .6
4) Yes, respondent still active/in the reserves .3
5) Yes, spouse still active/in the reserves .2
6) Yes, both still active/in the reserves .1
7) No 78.7
9) Don't know/Refused .3
TOTAL2528100.0
178) [INCLUDE 'Your spouse' FOR MARRIED PEOPLE ONLY (MARITAL=1)] Are you (or is your spouse) a member of a labor union? (LABOR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, respondent is 7.6
2) Yes, spouse is 3.8
3) Yes, both 1.5
4) No, Neither are 86.6
9) Don't know/Refused .4
TOTAL2528100.0
179) Which of the following BEST describes the place where you now live? (CITYSIZE)
TOTAL%
1) A large city 21.6
2) A suburb near a large city 23.7
3) A small city or town 35.7
4) A rural area 18.3
9) Don't know/Refused .8
TOTAL2528100.0
180) [ASK ONLY IF INTERVIEW WAS CONDUCTED IN SPANISH]If we had not had the ability to interview you in Spanish, would you have been comfortable doing the interview in English, would it have been possible but hard for you to do it, or would you not have been able to do the interview in English? (INTINSPN)
TOTAL%
1) Comfortable in English 14.4
2) Possible but hard 33.1
3) Would not have been able 50.5
9) Don't know/Refused 2
Missing2472 
TOTAL56100.0
181) Number of Interviews using Form2 (FORM2)
TOTAL%
1) Form2A 50
2) Form 2B 50
TOTAL2528100.0
182) Recoded age (RECAGE)
TOTAL%
1) 18-24 12.4
2) 25-34 18.1
3) 35-44 20.9
4) 45-54 19.3
5) 55-64 12.5
6) 65+ 15.8
9) Refused 1
TOTAL2528100.0
183) Recoded education (RECEDUC)
TOTAL%
1) Less than high school 13.4
2) High school graduate 36.6
3) Some college 23.7
4) College+ 26.1
9) Refused .1
TOTAL2528100.0
184) Race/ethnicity (RACETHN)
TOTAL%
1) White/White Hispanic 72.5
2) Black/Black Hispanic 11.1
3) Hispanic 10.4
4) Other 4.9
9) Don't Know/Refused 1
TOTAL2528100.0
185) Unique PSRA Identification Number (PSRAID)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL25281290.44717.39
186) Black OS strata (B_STRAT)
TOTAL%
1) 0-9 67.9
2) 10-29 20.6
3) 30-49 6.4
4) 50+ 5.1
Missing4 
TOTAL2524100.0
187) Weight by form (WEIGHT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL25283.8852.164
188) State of Respondent (STATE)
TOTAL%
1) Alabama 1.9
4) Arizona 1.7
5) Arkansas 1.2
6) California 10.5
8) Colorado 1.7
9) Connecticut 1.4
10) Delaware .1
11) Washington DC .2
12) Florida 5.6
13) Georgia 2.9
16) Idaho .5
17) Illinois 3.8
18) Indiana 2.9
19) Iowa 1.3
20) Kansas 1.3
21) Kentucky 1.5
22) Louisiana 2.1
23) Maine .9
24) Maryland 1.7
25) Massachusetts 1.9
26) Michigan 3
27) Minnesota 1.6
28) Mississippi .8
29) Missouri 2.5
30) Montana .5
31) Nebraska .8
32) Nevada .9
33) New Hampshire .4
34) New Jersey 2.7
35) New Mexico 1.2
36) New York 6.6
37) North Carolina 3.1
38) North Dakota .5
39) Ohio 4
40) Oklahoma 1.4
41) Oregon 1.3
42) Pennsylvania 5.1
44) Rhode Island .2
45) South Carolina 1.9
46) South Dakota .3
47) Tennessee 2
48) Texas 6
49) Utah .4
50) Vermont .6
51) Virginia 2.7
53) Washington 1.9
54) West Virginia .7
55) Wisconsin 1.6
56) Wyoming .2
TOTAL2528100.0
189) Party affiliation of state of Respondent (STATEV3)
TOTAL%
1) Democratic States 32.5
2) Republican States 33.9
3) Swing States 33.6
TOTAL2528100.0
190) CMSA (CMSA)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL25283595.732904.55
191) What is your age? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-AGE)
TOTAL%
1) 18-24 12.5
2) 25-34 18.3
3) 35-44 21.1
4) 45-54 19.5
5) 55-64 12.6
6) 65+ 16
Missing26 
TOTAL2502100.0
192) What is the last grade or class that you completed in school? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-EDUC)
TOTAL%
1) Less than High School 13.4
3) High school graduate (Grade 12 or GED certificate) 32.1
4) Business, Technical, or vocational school AFTER high school or some college, no 4-year degree 28.3
6) College graduate (B.S., B.A., or other 4-year degree) 15.3
7) Post-graduate training or professional schooling after college (e.g., toward a master's Degree or Ph.D.; law or medical school) 10.9
Missing3 
TOTAL2525100.0
193) Are you married, divorced, separated, widowed, or never been married? (for use with online analysis) (I-MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Married 52
2) Divorced or separated 16.2
4) Widowed 8.4
5) Never been married 23.4
Missing10 
TOTAL2518100.0
194) What is your race? Are you white, black, Asian, or some other? (for use with online analysis) (I-RACE)
TOTAL%
1) White/White Hispanic 80.5
2) Black/Black Hispanic 12.4
4) Other or mixed race 7.1
Missing40 
TOTAL2488100.0
195) Respondent's sex (for use with online analysis) (I-GENDER)
TOTAL%
1) Male 47.5
2) Female 52.5
TOTAL2528100.0