July 2003 Values Update Survey

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


All frequencies weighted by 187) WEIGHT
1) Identification Number (RID)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL982216168.9512845.73
2) Interview Date (INTDATE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL982272072.881071.29
3) Area (AREA)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL9822580.77234.59
4) Region of country (CREGION)
TOTAL%
1) Northeast195219.9
2) Midwest232223.6
3) South351435.8
4) West203320.7
TOTAL9821100.0
5) FIPS code (FIPS)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL982227822.9815592.08
6) MSA (MSA)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL98223521.222898.07
7) Whether respondent is Urban, Suburban or Rural (USR)
TOTAL%
1) R206921.1
2) S466847.5
3) U308431.4
TOTAL9821100.0
8) Questionnaire Form Used in Interview (FORM)
TOTAL%
1) Form1A253225.8
2) Form1B237924.2
3) Form2A243224.8
4) Form2B247925.2
TOTAL9822100.0
9) Number of Interviews using Form1A (FORM1A)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL98221.000.00
10) Number of Interviews using Form1B (FORM1B)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL98221.000.00
11) Number of Interviews using Form2A (FORM2A)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL98221.000.00
12) Number of Interviews using Form2B (FORM2B)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL98221.000.00
13) Do you approve or disapprove of the way George W. Bush is handling his job as President? (BUSHAPRV)
TOTAL%
1) Approve524553.4
2) Disapprove364637.1
9) Don't know/Refused9329.5
TOTAL9823100.0
14) All in all, are you satisfied or dissatisfied with the way things are going in this country today? (COUNTRY)
TOTAL%
1) Satisfied390939.8
2) Dissatisfied520653
9) Don't know/Refused7077.2
TOTAL9822100.0
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) Television666067.8
2) Newspapers141914.4
3) Radio6086.2
4) Magazines72.7
5) Internet8969.1
6) Other85.9
9) Don't know/Refused82.8
TOTAL9822100.0
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) Television109517.8
2) Newspapers306349.9
3) Radio87514.3
4) Magazines1873
5) Internet85513.9
6) Other631
Missing3684 
TOTAL6138100.0
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 programming131216.9
2) ABC Network news81810.5
3) CBS Network news5947.7
4) NBC Network news96112.4
5) CNN Cable news188424.3
6) MSNBC Cable news3564.6
7) The Fox News Cable Channel128416.6
8) CNBC Cable news1441.9
9) Don't know/Refused4035.2
Missing2067 
TOTAL7756100.0
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 programming24811.7
2) ABC Network news27112.8
3) CBS Network news1718
4) NBC Network news31815
5) CNN Cable news47222.2
6) MSNBC Cable news24511.5
7) The Fox News Cable Channel35116.5
8) CNBC Cable news492.3
Missing7696 
TOTAL2125100.0
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 programming417.9
2) ABC Network news7314
3) CBS Network news9418
4) NBC Network news6512.5
5) CNN Cable news9718.6
6) MSNBC Cable news509.6
7) The Fox News Cable Channel6712.8
8) CNBC Cable news356.7
Missing9300 
TOTAL522100.0
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 programming4517.2
2) ABC Network news155.7
3) CBS Network news2810.7
4) NBC Network news7127.2
5) CNN Cable news135
6) MSNBC Cable news218
7) The Fox News Cable Channel5320.3
8) CNBC Cable news155.7
Missing9561 
TOTAL261100.0
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 programming2716.9
2) ABC Network news127.5
3) CBS Network news116.9
4) NBC Network news2817.5
5) CNN Cable news3018.8
6) MSNBC Cable news42.5
7) The Fox News Cable Channel159.4
8) CNBC Cable news3320.6
Missing9662 
TOTAL160100.0
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 news1515
3) CBS Network news2323
4) NBC Network news1010
6) MSNBC Cable news4040
7) The Fox News Cable Channel1212
Missing9722 
TOTAL100100.0
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 news910.2
3) CBS Network news1517
4) NBC Network news1011.4
5) CNN Cable news1011.4
6) MSNBC Cable news89.1
7) The Fox News Cable Channel2933
8) CNBC Cable news78
Missing9733 
TOTAL88100.0
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 programming2028.2
2) ABC Network news1419.7
3) CBS Network news912.7
5) CNN Cable news11.4
7) The Fox News Cable Channel11.4
8) CNBC Cable news2636.6
Missing9750 
TOTAL71100.0
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-elected387939.5
2) Prefer Democrat386839.4
3) Other7918.1
9) Don't know/Refused128513.1
TOTAL9823100.0
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 deficit149215.2
2) Reduce spending on domestic programs229323.3
3) Postpone or reduce last year's tax cuts401040.8
4) None3413.5
5) Two of them, or all three1391.4
6) Other3533.6
9) Don't know/Refused119512.2
TOTAL9823100.0
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 far9429.6
2) Not far enough502051.1
3) About right211321.5
9) Don't know/Refused174717.8
TOTAL9822100.0
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 favor190519.4
2) Favor346235.2
3) Oppose226123
4) Strongly oppose146714.9
9) Don't know7277.4
TOTAL9822100.0
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 favor164416.7
2) Favor184318.8
3) Oppose271527.6
4) Strongly oppose296630.2
9) Don't know6546.7
TOTAL9822100.0
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 favor214321.8
2) Favor414342.2
3) Oppose214521.8
4) Strongly oppose9369.5
9) Don't know4564.6
TOTAL9823100.0
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 favor138128.1
2) Favor189138.5
3) Oppose90318.4
4) Strongly oppose4148.4
9) Don't know3236.6
Missing4911 
TOTAL4912100.0
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 favor114423.3
2) Favor213043.4
3) Oppose92718.9
4) Strongly oppose49710.1
9) Don't know2124.3
Missing4911 
TOTAL4910100.0
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.474748.3
2) Interests of its allies346735.3
3) Both8268.4
4) Neither73.7
9) Don't know7097.2
TOTAL9822100.0
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 justified197520.1
2) Sometimes justified423743.1
3) Rarely justified185718.9
4) Never justified129413.2
9) Don't know/Refused4594.7
TOTAL9822100.0
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 agree163116.6
2) Mostly agree294230
3) Mostly disagree350135.6
4) Completely disagree156215.9
9) Don't know/Refused1871.9
TOTAL9823100.0
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 agree326433.2
2) Mostly agree414142.2
3) Mostly disagree171217.4
4) Completely disagree3904
9) Don't know/Refused3153.2
TOTAL9822100.0
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 agree6226.3
2) Mostly agree326133.2
3) Mostly disagree379338.6
4) Completely disagree192619.6
9) Don't know/Refused2192.2
TOTAL9821100.0
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 agree263426.8
2) Mostly agree449845.8
3) Mostly disagree155615.8
4) Completely disagree8418.6
9) Don't know/Refused2943
TOTAL9823100.0
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 agree105510.7
2) Mostly agree186319
3) Mostly disagree347735.4
4) Completely disagree309431.5
9) Don't know/Refused3333.4
TOTAL9822100.0
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 agree125212.7
2) Mostly agree169617.3
3) Mostly disagree353436
4) Completely disagree311831.7
9) Don't know/Refused2222.3
TOTAL9822100.0
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 agree264653.9
2) Mostly agree176335.9
3) Mostly disagree3026.1
4) Completely disagree1463
9) Don't know/Refused551.1
Missing4911 
TOTAL4912100.0
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 agree128826.2
2) Mostly agree239448.7
3) Mostly disagree73615
4) Completely disagree2915.9
9) Don't know/Refused2034.1
Missing4911 
TOTAL4912100.0
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 agree73014.9
2) Mostly agree186337.9
3) Mostly disagree147630.1
4) Completely disagree4589.3
9) Don't know/Refused3847.8
Missing4911 
TOTAL4911100.0
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 agree139528.4
2) Mostly agree206542
3) Mostly disagree83817.1
4) Completely disagree3507.1
9) Don't know/Refused2645.4
Missing4911 
TOTAL4912100.0
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 agree109922.4
2) Mostly agree168734.3
3) Mostly disagree151230.8
4) Completely disagree4148.4
9) Don't know/Refused2004.1
Missing4911 
TOTAL4912100.0
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 agree119824.4
2) Mostly agree154631.5
3) Mostly disagree165433.7
4) Completely disagree4058.2
9) Don't know/Refused1092.2
Missing4911 
TOTAL4912100.0
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 agree124812.7
2) Mostly agree384539.1
3) Mostly disagree303830.9
4) Completely disagree149415.2
9) Don't know/Refused1972
TOTAL9822100.0
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 agree2855.8
2) Mostly agree157832.1
3) Mostly disagree174435.5
4) Completely disagree106021.6
9) Don't know/Refused2445
Missing4911 
TOTAL4911100.0
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 agree194139.5
2) Mostly agree180836.8
3) Mostly disagree75215.3
4) Completely disagree2575.2
9) Don't know/Refused1523.1
Missing4911 
TOTAL4910100.0
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 agree139828.5
2) Mostly agree164233.4
3) Mostly disagree118624.1
4) Completely disagree3877.9
9) Don't know/Refused2986.1
Missing4911 
TOTAL4911100.0
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 agree133327.1
2) Mostly agree174335.5
3) Mostly disagree122925
4) Completely disagree2555.2
9) Don't know/Refused3507.1
Missing4911 
TOTAL4910100.0
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 agree93219
2) Mostly agree177036
3) Mostly disagree147630.1
4) Completely disagree3617.4
9) Don't know/Refused3727.6
Missing4911 
TOTAL4911100.0
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 agree96919.7
2) Mostly agree196340
3) Mostly disagree115123.4
4) Completely disagree72714.8
9) Don't know/Refused1012.1
Missing4911 
TOTAL4911100.0
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 agree86217.6
2) Mostly agree241049.1
3) Mostly disagree103421.1
4) Completely disagree4338.8
9) Don't know/Refused1723.5
Missing4911 
TOTAL4911100.0
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 agree89818.3
2) Mostly agree193639.4
3) Mostly disagree129526.4
4) Completely disagree51510.5
9) Don't know/Refused2675.4
Missing4911 
TOTAL4911100.0
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 agree67113.7
2) Mostly agree145629.7
3) Mostly disagree183737.4
4) Completely disagree72314.7
9) Don't know/Refused2234.5
Missing4911 
TOTAL4910100.0
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 agree255252
2) Mostly agree182337.1
3) Mostly disagree3086.3
4) Completely disagree1292.6
9) Don't know/Refused992
Missing4911 
TOTAL4911100.0
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 agree60312.3
2) Mostly agree118324.1
3) Mostly disagree187038.1
4) Completely disagree86617.6
9) Don't know/Refused3897.9
Missing4911 
TOTAL4911100.0
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 agree4709.6
2) Mostly agree117223.9
3) Mostly disagree205441.8
4) Completely disagree97119.8
9) Don't know/Refused2445
Missing4911 
TOTAL4911100.0
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 agree148530.2
2) Mostly agree196640
3) Mostly disagree82016.7
4) Completely disagree3246.6
9) Don't know/Refused3156.4
Missing4911 
TOTAL4910100.0
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 agree1773.6
2) Mostly agree4148.4
3) Mostly disagree215343.8
4) Completely disagree201841.1
9) Don't know/Refused1493
Missing4911 
TOTAL4911100.0
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 agree117023.8
2) Mostly agree97319.8
3) Mostly disagree146429.8
4) Completely disagree100320.4
9) Don't know/Refused3006.1
Missing4911 
TOTAL4910100.0
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 agree77015.7
2) Mostly agree78416
3) Mostly disagree149630.5
4) Completely disagree175235.7
9) Don't know/Refused1102.2
Missing4911 
TOTAL4912100.0
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 agree242424.7
2) Mostly agree484949.4
3) Mostly disagree143914.7
4) Completely disagree7007.1
9) Don't know/Refused4104.2
TOTAL9822100.0
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) Approve526553.6
2) Disapprove365937.3
9) Don't know/Refused8989.1
TOTAL9822100.0
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 decision623063.4
2) Wrong decision293629.9
9) Don't know/Refused6566.7
TOTAL9822100.0
67) How well is the U.S. military effort in Iraq going? (MILIRAQ)
TOTAL%
1) Very well186919
2) Fairly well424543.2
3) Not too well232923.7
4) Not at all well105510.7
9) Don't know/Refused3243.3
TOTAL9822100.0
68) In politics today, do you consider yourself a Republican, Democrat or Independent? (PARTY)
TOTAL%
1) Republican267627.2
2) Democrat302530.8
3) Independent350235.7
4) No Preference3423.5
5) Other40.4
9) Don't know/Refused2372.4
TOTAL9822100.0
69) [ASK ONLY IF PARTY= 1 "REPUBLICAN"]Do you consider yourself a STRONG Republican, or NOT a strong Republican? (STRNGREP)
TOTAL%
1) Strong134950.4
2) Not strong130248.7
9) Don't know/Refused24.9
Missing7147 
TOTAL2675100.0
70) [ASK ONLY IF PARTY= 2 "DEMOCRAT"]Do you consider yourself a STRONG Democrat, or NOT a strong Democrat? (STRNGDEM)
TOTAL%
1) Strong150649.8
2) Not strong147748.8
9) Don't know/Refused411.4
Missing6797 
TOTAL3024100.0
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) Republican121029.4
2) Democrat159238.6
9) Other/Don't know/Refused131932
Missing5701 
TOTAL4121100.0
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) Excellent2466.3
2) Good197950.9
3) Only fair142336.6
4) Poor1784.6
9) Don't know/Refused601.5
Missing5936 
TOTAL3886100.0
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) Excellent2224.8
2) Good151632.8
3) Only fair237451.4
4) Poor4068.8
9) Don't know/Refused1002.2
Missing5205 
TOTAL4618100.0
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, Gore254025.9
2) Yes, Bush333433.9
3) Yes, Nader1861.9
4) Yes, Buchanan52.5
5) Yes, other candidate43.4
6) Yes, don't remember which candidate1661.7
7) No, didn't vote/Too young309131.5
8) Don't remember if voted1331.4
9) Refused2772.8
TOTAL9822100.0
75) How often would you say you vote? (OFTNVOTE)
TOTAL%
1) Always403741.1
2) Nearly always264726.9
3) Part of the time131213.4
4) Seldom115311.7
5) Never vote5946
6) Other response60.6
9) Don't know/Refused20.2
TOTAL9823100.0
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 time475148.4
2) Some of the time323132.9
3) Only now and then123112.5
4) Hardly at all5385.5
9) Don't know/Refused71.7
TOTAL9822100.0
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 chance383339
2) Have heard/Some chance193919.7
3) Have heard/No chance369237.6
4) Have heard/Don't know if would vote for2732.8
5) Have not heard of27.3
9) Don't know/Refused58.6
TOTAL9822100.0
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 chance6937.1
2) Have heard/Some chance189719.3
3) Have heard/No chance229323.3
4) Have heard/Don't know if would vote for5845.9
5) Have not heard of429443.7
9) Don't know/Refused61.6
TOTAL9822100.0
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 chance7457.6
2) Have heard/Some chance225623
3) Have heard/No chance302330.8
4) Have heard/Don't know if would vote for6626.7
5) Have not heard of304331
9) Don't know/Refused93.9
TOTAL9822100.0
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 chance4844.9
2) Have heard/Some chance108311
3) Have heard/No chance178918.2
4) Have heard/Don't know if would vote for5355.4
5) Have not heard of591060.2
9) Don't know/Refused21.2
TOTAL9822100.0
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 chance3944
2) Have heard/Some chance139914.2
3) Have heard/No chance177318.1
4) Have heard/Don't know if would vote for5465.6
5) Have not heard of563157.3
9) Don't know/Refused78.8
TOTAL9821100.0
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 chance3603.7
2) Have heard/Some chance9139.3
3) Have heard/No chance194019.8
4) Have heard/Don't know if would vote for3673.7
5) Have not heard of620363.2
9) Don't know/Refused39.4
TOTAL9822100.0
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 chance1791.8
2) Have heard/Some chance4094.2
3) Have heard/No chance106510.8
4) Have heard/Don't know if would vote for3023.1
5) Have not heard of783979.8
9) Don't know/Refused29.3
TOTAL9823100.0
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 chance4574.7
2) Have heard/Some chance165916.9
3) Have heard/No chance260526.5
4) Have heard/Don't know if would vote for6246.4
5) Have not heard of439844.8
9) Don't know/Refused79.8
TOTAL9822100.0
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 chance9319.5
2) Have heard/Some chance286929.2
3) Have heard/No chance331833.8
4) Have heard/Don't know if would vote for6316.4
5) Have not heard of199020.3
9) Don't know/Refused83.8
TOTAL9822100.0
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 chance3463.5
2) Have heard/Some chance9509.7
3) Have heard/No chance432944.1
4) Have heard/Don't know if would vote for4374.4
5) Have not heard of369537.6
9) Don't know/Refused65.7
TOTAL9822100.0
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 agree227846.4
2) Mostly agree199140.5
3) Mostly disagree4669.5
4) Completely disagree1483
9) Don't know/Refused28.6
Missing4911 
TOTAL4911100.0
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 agree106521.7
2) Mostly agree210342.8
3) Mostly disagree116523.7
4) Completely disagree50710.3
9) Don't know/Refused721.5
Missing4911 
TOTAL4912100.0
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 agree268254.6
2) Mostly agree185037.7
3) Mostly disagree2414.9
4) Completely disagree962
9) Don't know/Refused42.9
Missing4911 
TOTAL4911100.0
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 agree82216.7
2) Mostly agree127626
3) Mostly disagree138128.1
4) Completely disagree127526
9) Don't know/Refused1583.2
Missing4911 
TOTAL4912100.0
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 agree121124.7
2) Mostly agree199540.6
3) Mostly disagree99820.3
4) Completely disagree55111.2
9) Don't know/Refused1563.2
Missing4911 
TOTAL4911100.0
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 agree82716.8
2) Mostly agree181937
3) Mostly disagree146829.9
4) Completely disagree57511.7
9) Don't know/Refused2224.5
Missing4911 
TOTAL4911100.0
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 agree146829.9
2) Mostly agree171534.9
3) Mostly disagree112222.8
4) Completely disagree51810.5
9) Don't know/Refused891.8
Missing4911 
TOTAL4912100.0
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 agree139128.3
2) Mostly agree239648.8
3) Mostly disagree64313.1
4) Completely disagree2795.7
9) Don't know/Refused2034.1
Missing4911 
TOTAL4912100.0
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 agree275656.1
2) Mostly agree169034.4
3) Mostly disagree2665.4
4) Completely disagree982
9) Don't know/Refused1022.1
Missing4911 
TOTAL4912100.0
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 agree4419
2) Mostly agree115023.4
3) Mostly disagree202041.1
4) Completely disagree91318.6
9) Don't know/Refused3887.9
Missing4911 
TOTAL4912100.0
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 agree231247.1
2) Mostly agree148130.2
3) Mostly disagree49310
4) Completely disagree4889.9
9) Don't know/Refused1372.8
Missing4911 
TOTAL4911100.0
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 agree4849.9
2) Mostly agree96719.7
3) Mostly disagree167234
4) Completely disagree164033.4
9) Don't know/Refused1483
Missing4911 
TOTAL4911100.0
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 agree4419
2) Mostly agree97819.9
3) Mostly disagree212243.2
4) Completely disagree109222.2
9) Don't know/Refused2785.7
Missing4911 
TOTAL4911100.0
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 agree229046.6
2) Mostly agree150330.6
3) Mostly disagree64913.2
4) Completely disagree2855.8
9) Don't know/Refused1853.8
Missing4911 
TOTAL4912100.0
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 agree97819.9
2) Mostly agree136327.8
3) Mostly disagree156931.9
4) Completely disagree69614.2
9) Don't know/Refused3056.2
Missing4911 
TOTAL4911100.0
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 agree113423.1
2) Mostly agree147130
3) Mostly disagree143729.3
4) Completely disagree73014.9
9) Don't know/Refused1392.8
Missing4911 
TOTAL4911100.0
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 agree4098.3
2) Mostly agree52010.6
3) Mostly disagree154531.5
4) Completely disagree232247.3
9) Don't know/Refused1152.3
Missing4911 
TOTAL4911100.0
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 agree115023.4
2) Mostly agree139928.5
3) Mostly disagree120624.6
4) Completely disagree90018.3
9) Don't know/Refused2565.2
Missing4911 
TOTAL4911100.0
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 agree63024.9
2) Mostly agree71928.4
3) Mostly disagree72228.5
4) Completely disagree40916.2
9) Don't know/Refused522.1
Missing7290 
TOTAL2532100.0
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 agree38616.2
2) Mostly agree57824.3
3) Mostly disagree84635.6
4) Completely disagree53922.7
9) Don't know/Refused291.2
Missing7443 
TOTAL2378100.0
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 agree131526.8
2) Mostly agree197440.2
3) Mostly disagree109522.3
4) Completely disagree2645.4
9) Don't know/Refused2635.4
Missing4911 
TOTAL4911100.0
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 agree242649.4
2) Mostly agree197740.2
3) Mostly disagree3096.3
4) Completely disagree1122.3
9) Don't know/Refused881.8
Missing4911 
TOTAL4912100.0
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 agree148030.1
2) Mostly agree201841.1
3) Mostly disagree91318.6
4) Completely disagree3116.3
9) Don't know/Refused1893.8
Missing4911 
TOTAL4911100.0
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 agree174435.5
2) Mostly agree198340.4
3) Mostly disagree87317.8
4) Completely disagree1523.1
9) Don't know/Refused1603.3
Missing4911 
TOTAL4912100.0
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 agree146929.9
2) Mostly agree200240.8
3) Mostly disagree87317.8
4) Completely disagree2525.1
9) Don't know/Refused3156.4
Missing4911 
TOTAL4911100.0
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 agree86617.6
2) Mostly agree140228.5
3) Mostly disagree149330.4
4) Completely disagree92518.8
9) Don't know/Refused2264.6
Missing4911 
TOTAL4912100.0
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 agree100520.5
2) Mostly agree187738.2
3) Mostly disagree141928.9
4) Completely disagree49710.1
9) Don't know/Refused1132.3
Missing4911 
TOTAL4911100.0
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 agree182237.1
2) Mostly agree197040.1
3) Mostly disagree65413.3
4) Completely disagree3276.7
9) Don't know/Refused1382.8
Missing4911 
TOTAL4911100.0
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 agree140828.7
2) Mostly agree213043.4
3) Mostly disagree66613.6
4) Completely disagree53410.9
9) Don't know/Refused1743.5
Missing4911 
TOTAL4912100.0
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 agree108522.1
2) Mostly agree138028.1
3) Mostly disagree168934.4
4) Completely disagree50010.2
9) Don't know/Refused2585.3
Missing4911 
TOTAL4912100.0
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 agree127626
2) Mostly agree151130.8
3) Mostly disagree144629.4
4) Completely disagree4689.5
9) Don't know/Refused2104.3
Missing4911 
TOTAL4911100.0
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 agree248550.6
2) Mostly agree149030.3
3) Mostly disagree50910.4
4) Completely disagree3958
9) Don't know/Refused32.7
Missing4911 
TOTAL4911100.0
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 agree288758.8
2) Mostly agree103721.1
3) Mostly disagree3707.5
4) Completely disagree49110
9) Don't know/Refused1252.5
Missing4911 
TOTAL4910100.0
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 agree338568.9
2) Mostly agree87717.9
3) Mostly disagree2936
4) Completely disagree2865.8
9) Don't know/Refused711.4
Missing4911 
TOTAL4912100.0
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 agree104121.2
2) Mostly agree57611.7
3) Mostly disagree122725
4) Completely disagree183637.4
9) Don't know/Refused2314.7
Missing4911 
TOTAL4911100.0
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 agree158432.3
2) Mostly agree85917.5
3) Mostly disagree101420.6
4) Completely disagree128026.1
9) Don't know/Refused1743.5
Missing4911 
TOTAL4911100.0
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 agree72514.8
2) Mostly agree148830.3
3) Mostly disagree113823.2
4) Completely disagree140828.7
9) Don't know/Refused1513.1
Missing4911 
TOTAL4910100.0
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 agree117323.9
2) Mostly agree108422.1
3) Mostly disagree138028.1
4) Completely disagree105521.5
9) Don't know/Refused2194.5
Missing4911 
TOTAL4911100.0
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 agree93519
2) Mostly agree74815.2
3) Mostly disagree136627.8
4) Completely disagree175735.8
9) Don't know/Refused1042.1
Missing4911 
TOTAL4910100.0
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 agree49210
2) Mostly agree68714
3) Mostly disagree110022.4
4) Completely disagree243349.6
9) Don't know/Refused1984
Missing4911 
TOTAL4910100.0
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 agree177636.2
2) Mostly agree177336.1
3) Mostly disagree79016.1
4) Completely disagree3657.4
9) Don't know/Refused2074.2
Missing4911 
TOTAL4911100.0
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 agree52310.6
2) Mostly agree66213.5
3) Mostly disagree94319.2
4) Completely disagree250851.1
9) Don't know/Refused2765.6
Missing4911 
TOTAL4912100.0
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 agree223445.5
2) Mostly agree168434.3
3) Mostly disagree54711.1
4) Completely disagree3557.2
9) Don't know/Refused901.8
Missing4911 
TOTAL4910100.0
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 agree200940.9
2) Mostly agree176736
3) Mostly disagree59712.2
4) Completely disagree3647.4
9) Don't know/Refused1733.5
Missing4911 
TOTAL4910100.0
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 agree145929.7
2) Mostly agree213743.5
3) Mostly disagree75715.4
4) Completely disagree3958
9) Don't know/Refused1633.3
Missing4911 
TOTAL4911100.0
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 agree164333.5
2) Mostly agree167734.2
3) Mostly disagree110022.4
4) Completely disagree3537.2
9) Don't know/Refused1372.8
Missing4911 
TOTAL4910100.0
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 agree2174.4
2) Mostly agree4849.9
3) Mostly disagree212143.2
4) Completely disagree195739.8
9) Don't know/Refused1332.7
Missing4911 
TOTAL4912100.0
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 agree92718.9
2) Mostly agree96919.7
3) Mostly disagree196840.1
4) Completely disagree95519.4
9) Don't know/Refused921.9
Missing4911 
TOTAL4911100.0
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 agree91218.6
2) Mostly agree216644.1
3) Mostly disagree101120.6
4) Completely disagree73515
9) Don't know/Refused871.8
Missing4911 
TOTAL4911100.0
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 agree299861
2) Mostly agree137628
3) Mostly disagree2755.6
4) Completely disagree1773.6
9) Don't know/Refused851.7
Missing4911 
TOTAL4911100.0
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 agree231947.2
2) Mostly agree213043.4
3) Mostly disagree2986.1
4) Completely disagree951.9
9) Don't know/Refused691.4
Missing4911 
TOTAL4911100.0
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 agree59512.1
2) Mostly agree164333.5
3) Mostly disagree170634.7
4) Completely disagree79816.2
9) Don't know/Refused1693.4
Missing4911 
TOTAL4911100.0
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 agree106821.8
2) Mostly agree248450.6
3) Mostly disagree100120.4
4) Completely disagree2865.8
9) Don't know/Refused711.4
Missing4911 
TOTAL4910100.0
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 agree3106.3
2) Mostly agree109822.4
3) Mostly disagree218744.5
4) Completely disagree121424.7
9) Don't know/Refused1022.1
Missing4911 
TOTAL4911100.0
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 agree159932.6
2) Mostly agree153231.2
3) Mostly disagree89118.1
4) Completely disagree62212.7
9) Don't know/Refused2665.4
Missing4911 
TOTAL4910100.0
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 agree56211.4
2) Mostly agree165333.7
3) Mostly disagree139528.4
4) Completely disagree110722.5
9) Don't know/Refused1944
Missing4911 
TOTAL4911100.0
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 agree263626.8
2) Mostly agree292429.8
3) Mostly disagree285829.1
4) Completely disagree9749.9
9) Don't know/Refused4294.4
TOTAL9821100.0
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 agree83917.1
2) Mostly agree122324.9
3) Mostly disagree175335.7
4) Completely disagree90318.4
9) Don't know/Refused1923.9
Missing4911 
TOTAL4910100.0
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 agree4599.3
2) Mostly agree88518
3) Mostly disagree211243
4) Completely disagree135127.5
9) Don't know/Refused1032.1
Missing4911 
TOTAL4910100.0
146) Right now, which is more important for President Bush to focus on … the economy or the war on terrorism? (BUSHFCS)
TOTAL%
1) The economy560357
2) War on terrorism268127.3
3) Neither35.4
4) Both124112.6
9) Don't know2622.7
TOTAL9822100.0
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 dangerous367474.8
2) Less dangerous2274.6
3) About the same99420.2
9) Don't know/Refused17.3
Missing4911 
TOTAL4912100.0
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) Greater313863.9
2) Less2414.9
3) Same141828.9
9) Don't know/Refused1132.3
Missing4911 
TOTAL4910100.0
149) In general, how well do you think the U.S. government is doing in reducing the threat of terrorism? (TERRTHRT)
TOTAL%
1) Very well192419.6
2) Fairly well549055.9
3) Not too well155515.8
4) Not at all well6656.8
9) Don't know/Refused1881.9
TOTAL9822100.0
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 necessary430643.8
2) No, it will not be necessary492950.2
9) Don't know/Refused5886
TOTAL9823100.0
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) Favor552356.2
2) Oppose389539.7
9) Don't know/Refused4044.1
TOTAL9822100.0
152) How worried are you that there will soon be another terrorist attack in the United States? (WRRDATTK)
TOTAL%
1) Very worried124912.7
2) Somewhat worried448045.6
3) Not too worried287129.2
4) Not at all worried115411.7
9) Don't know/Refused68.7
TOTAL9822100.0
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) Yes751176.5
2) No227223.1
9) Don't know/Refused39.4
TOTAL9822100.0
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) Yes656187.4
2) No94812.6
9) Don't know/Refused20
Missing2311 
TOTAL7511100.0
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 line349553.3
2) Yes, high-speed connection228034.8
3) Yes, other/don't know37.6
4) No Internet connection at home72611.1
9) Don't know/Refused23.4
Missing3261 
TOTAL6561100.0
156) Respondent's sex (SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Male467047.5
2) Female515252.5
TOTAL9822100.0
157) What is your age? (AGE)
TOTAL%
18) 183113.2
19) 191841.9
20) 201881.9
21) 211611.6
22) 221371.4
23) 231261.3
24) 241101.1
25) 252252.3
26) 261601.6
27) 271311.3
28) 281481.5
29) 292042.1
30) 301871.9
31) 311691.7
32) 321861.9
33) 332142.2
34) 341511.5
35) 352082.1
36) 361461.5
37) 371922
38) 381651.7
39) 391952
40) 403003.1
41) 411992
42) 422412.5
43) 432082.1
44) 441982
45) 452322.4
46) 461861.9
47) 472522.6
48) 481922
49) 491391.4
50) 502122.2
51) 511601.6
52) 522292.3
53) 531201.2
54) 541711.7
55) 552182.2
56) 561461.5
57) 571101.1
58) 581241.3
59) 591431.5
60) 601401.4
61) 6183.8
62) 621131.2
63) 6378.8
64) 6475.8
65) 651531.6
66) 6677.8
67) 6785.9
68) 681011
69) 6981.8
70) 7089.9
71) 7178.8
72) 7264.7
73) 731011
74) 7481.8
75) 75971
76) 7649.5
77) 77991
78) 7855.6
79) 7942.4
80) 8039.4
81) 8127.3
82) 8254.5
83) 8316.2
84) 8454.5
85) 8525.3
86) 868.1
87) 8714.1
88) 8814.1
89) 8911.1
90) 9021.2
92) 927.1
93) 936.1
94) 945.1
95) 9530
99) Don't know/Refused991
TOTAL9822100.0
158) What is the last grade or class that you completed in school? (EDUC)
TOTAL%
1) None, or grade 1-84384.5
2) High school incomplete (Grades 9-11)8819
3) High school graduate (Grade 12 or GED certificate)314732
4) Business, Technical, or vocational school AFTER high school4524.6
5) Some college, no 4-year degree232823.7
6) College graduate (B.S., B.A., or other 4-year degree)150115.3
7) Post-graduate training or professional schooling after college (e.g., toward a master's Degree or Ph.D.; law or medical school)106610.9
9) Don't know/Refused10.1
TOTAL9823100.0
159) Are you, yourself, of Hispanic origin or descent, such as Mexican, Puerto Rican, Cuban, or some other Spanish background? (HISP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes102610.4
2) No873088.9
9) Don't know/Refused66.7
TOTAL9822100.0
160) What is your race? Are you white, black, Asian, or some other? (RACE)
TOTAL%
1) White/White Hispanic776079
2) Black/Black Hispanic119412.2
3) Asian1811.8
4) Other or mixed race5085.2
9) Don't know/Refused1791.8
TOTAL9822100.0
161) Are you married, divorced, separated, widowed, or never been married? (MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Married509251.8
2) Divorced135713.8
3) Separated2312.4
4) Widowed8218.4
5) Never been married228923.3
9) Don't know/Refused32.3
TOTAL9822100.0
162) Are you the parent or guardian of any children under 18 now living in your household? (PARENT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes352835.9
2) No627263.9
9) Don't know/Refused22.2
TOTAL9822100.0
163) [ASK ONLY IF PARENT= 1 "YES"]Are any of these children under the age of 5? (KIDS1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes138239.2
2) No212860.3
9) Don't know/Refused18.5
Missing6294 
TOTAL3528100.0
164) [ASK ONLY IF PARENT= 1 "YES"]Are any of these children between the ages of 5 and 12? (KIDS2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes205958.4
2) No145141.1
9) Don't know/Refused18.5
Missing6294 
TOTAL3528100.0
165) [ASK ONLY IF PARENT= 1 "YES"]Are any of these children between the ages of 12 and 17? (KIDS3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes149742.4
2) No201757.2
9) Don't know/Refused14.4
Missing6294 
TOTAL3528100.0
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.)572258.3
2) Roman Catholic246425.1
3) Jewish1631.7
4) Mormon (include Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints)81.8
5) Orthodox Church (Greek or Russian)43.4
6) Islam/Muslim29.3
7) Other religion (Specify)2592.6
8) No religion, not a believer, atheist, agnostic8628.8
9) Don't know/Refused1982
TOTAL9821100.0
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, would342539.1
2) No, would not485355.4
9) Don't know/Refused4895.6
Missing1055 
TOTAL8767100.0
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 week133813.6
2) Once a week246825.1
3) Once or twice a month157316
4) A few times a year183718.7
5) Seldom156916
6) Never9299.5
9) Don't know/Refused1081.1
TOTAL9822100.0
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 $10,0007267.4
2) $10- to under $20,00099210.1
3) $20- to under $30,000130213.3
4) $30- to under $40,000125612.8
5) $40- to under $50,000106310.8
6) $50- to under $75,000144514.7
7) $75- to under $100,0008588.7
8) $100,000 or more98510
9) Don't know/Refused119612.2
TOTAL9823100.0
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, registered750476.4
2) No, not registered226723.1
9) Don't know/Refused51.5
TOTAL9822100.0
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 certain700793.4
2) Chance registration has lapsed4786.4
9) Don't know/Refused18.2
Missing2318 
TOTAL7503100.0
172) In general, would you describe your political views as... (IDEO)
TOTAL%
1) Very conservative4274.3
2) Conservative311731.7
3) Moderate379538.6
4) Liberal127212.9
5) Very liberal5916
9) Don't know/Refused6226.3
TOTAL9824100.0
173) Which of the following labels best describes your household: (CLASS)
TOTAL%
1) Professional or business class307431.3
2) Working class458246.7
3) A struggling family or household141714.4
4) More than one apply2092.1
5) None apply3453.5
9) Don't know/Refused1952
TOTAL9822100.0
174) Do you own or rent your home? (OWNRENT)
TOTAL%
1) Own671868.4
2) Rent272427.7
3) Other arrangement3143.2
9) Don't know/Refused67.7
TOTAL9823100.0
175) Are you now employed full-time, part-time or not employed? (EMPLOY)
TOTAL%
1) Full-time500450.9
2) Part-time133313.6
3) Not employed344935.1
9) Don't know/Refused36.4
TOTAL9822100.0
176) [ASK ONLY IF MARITAL= 1 "MARRIED"]Is your spouse now employed full-time, part-time or not employed? (EMPLOYSP)
TOTAL%
1) Full-time316062.1
2) Part-time51510.1
3) Not employed139227.3
9) Don't know/Refused25.5
Missing4730 
TOTAL5092100.0
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, respondent121512.4
2) Yes, spouse7337.5
3) Yes, both56.6
4) Yes, respondent still active/in the reserves27.3
5) Yes, spouse still active/in the reserves21.2
6) Yes, both still active/in the reserves6.1
7) No773178.7
9) Don't know/Refused34.3
TOTAL9823100.0
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 is7447.6
2) Yes, spouse is3783.8
3) Yes, both1491.5
4) No, Neither are851086.6
9) Don't know/Refused41.4
TOTAL9822100.0
179) Which of the following BEST describes the place where you now live? (CITYSIZE)
TOTAL%
1) A large city211721.6
2) A suburb near a large city232623.7
3) A small city or town350535.7
4) A rural area179518.3
9) Don't know/Refused80.8
TOTAL9823100.0
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 English4314.4
2) Possible but hard9933.1
3) Would not have been able15150.5
9) Don't know/Refused62
Missing9524 
TOTAL299100.0
181) Number of Interviews using Form2 (FORM2)
TOTAL%
1) Form2A491150
2) Form 2B491150
TOTAL9822100.0
182) Recoded age (RECAGE)
TOTAL%
1) 18-24121712.4
2) 25-34177518.1
3) 35-44205220.9
4) 45-54189519.3
5) 55-64122912.5
6) 65+155515.8
9) Refused991
TOTAL9822100.0
183) Recoded education (RECEDUC)
TOTAL%
1) Less than high school131913.4
2) High school graduate359936.6
3) Some college232823.7
4) College+256626.1
9) Refused10.1
TOTAL9822100.0
184) Race/ethnicity (RACETHN)
TOTAL%
1) White/White Hispanic711972.5
2) Black/Black Hispanic109511.1
3) Hispanic102610.4
4) Other4864.9
9) Don't Know/Refused951
TOTAL9821100.0
185) Unique PSRA Identification Number (PSRAID)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL98221290.44717.39
186) Black OS strata (B_STRAT)
TOTAL%
1) 0-9666567.9
2) 10-29201820.6
3) 30-496296.4
4) 50+5005.1
Missing10 
TOTAL9812100.0
187) Weight by form (WEIGHT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL3.8852.164
188) State of Respondent (STATE)
TOTAL%
1) Alabama1901.9
4) Arizona1651.7
5) Arkansas1131.2
6) California103210.5
8) Colorado1691.7
9) Connecticut1411.4
10) Delaware10.1
11) Washington DC15.2
12) Florida5475.6
13) Georgia2832.9
16) Idaho53.5
17) Illinois3773.8
18) Indiana2812.9
19) Iowa1291.3
20) Kansas1301.3
21) Kentucky1481.5
22) Louisiana2072.1
23) Maine88.9
24) Maryland1701.7
25) Massachusetts1861.9
26) Michigan2923
27) Minnesota1581.6
28) Mississippi78.8
29) Missouri2452.5
30) Montana45.5
31) Nebraska75.8
32) Nevada86.9
33) New Hampshire44.4
34) New Jersey2632.7
35) New Mexico1141.2
36) New York6486.6
37) North Carolina3093.1
38) North Dakota50.5
39) Ohio3944
40) Oklahoma1381.4
41) Oregon1241.3
42) Pennsylvania5025.1
44) Rhode Island21.2
45) South Carolina1821.9
46) South Dakota31.3
47) Tennessee1972
48) Texas5916
49) Utah43.4
50) Vermont60.6
51) Virginia2652.7
53) Washington1841.9
54) West Virginia71.7
55) Wisconsin1611.6
56) Wyoming19.2
TOTAL9824100.0
189) Party affiliation of state of Respondent (STATEV3)
TOTAL%
1) Democratic States319432.5
2) Republican States333133.9
3) Swing States329833.6
TOTAL9823100.0
190) CMSA (CMSA)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL98223595.732904.55
191) What is your age? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-AGE)
TOTAL%
1) 18-24121712.4
2) 25-34177518.1
3) 35-44205220.9
4) 45-54189519.3
5) 55-64122912.5
6) 65+155515.8
99) Don't know/Refused991
TOTAL9822100.0
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 School131913.4
3) High school graduate (Grade 12 or GED certificate)314732
4) Business, Technical, or vocational school AFTER high school or some college, no 4-year degree278128.3
6) College graduate (B.S., B.A., or other 4-year degree)150115.3
7) Post-graduate training or professional schooling after college (e.g., toward a master's Degree or Ph.D.; law or medical school)106610.9
9) Don't know/Refused10.1
TOTAL9824100.0
193) Are you married, divorced, separated, widowed, or never been married? (for use with online analysis) (I-MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Married509251.8
2) Divorced135713.8
3) Separated2312.4
4) Widowed8218.4
5) Never been married228923.3
9) Don't know/Refused32.3
TOTAL9822100.0
194) What is your race? Are you white, black, Asian, or some other? (for use with online analysis) (I-RACE)
TOTAL%
1) White/White Hispanic776079
2) Black/Black Hispanic119412.2
3) Asian1811.8
4) Other or mixed race5085.2
9) Don't know/Refused1791.8
TOTAL9822100.0
195) Respondent's sex (for use with online analysis) (I-GENDER)
TOTAL%
1) Male467047.5
2) Female515252.5
TOTAL9822100.0