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2.) SEX: Sex of respondent:
3.) MARITAL: Are you currently married, widowed, separated, divorced, or have you never been married?
6.) DEPEND: How many children do you have?
7.) SEEKIDS: In the past two years or so, about how often have you seen any of your adult children? Was it…
8.) DELAWARE: Were you born in Delaware County, some other county in Indiana, or outside Indiana?
9.) MUNCIE2: ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO WERE BORN IN DELAWARE COUNTY: Were you born in Muncie?
11.) RACE: To which racial group do you belong?
13.) WORKSTAT: Last week, were you working full time, part time, going to school, keeping house, or are you retired
14.) GENOCC: ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE EMPLOYED: What kind of work do you do?
15.) RETIRSAT: RESPONDENTS WHO ARE RETIRED: How would you describe your satisfaction with retirement in general?
16.) GENRET: ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE RETIRED: What kind of work did you do?
17.) CHOZRET: ASKED RESPONDENTS WHO ARE RETIRED: If you had it to do over again, would you still choose to retire?
18.) RETIME: If you had it to do over again, would you retire earlier, later, or at the same time as you did?
20.) POLVIEWS: How would you consider your overall political views? Would you say you are:
21.) PARTYID: Have you usually thought of yourself:
22.) POLINT: Your opinion, which political party is most concerned about overall well-being of older Americans
23.) RELPREF: What is your religious preference?
25.) ATTEND: How often do you attend church?
26.) RELSTRN: How would you describe the strength of your religious beliefs? Are they:
27.) CHARIS: Is being charismatic or Pentecostal (speaking in tongues) an important part of Christianity to you
28.) BIBLE: Which of the following statements comes closest to describing your feelings about the Bible?
29.) BIBLEHLP: Whenever you have a serious problem, how frequently do you turn to the Bible for help?
30.) PASSON: How often do you take time to think about some "loved ones" who have passed on?
31.) LUVDIE: When a loved one dies, should people
32.) HEVLIF: You believe heaven, or after death, have social life w/ same people as friends & family in this life
33.) LOOKAFT: How often do you feel that your loved ones who have passed on are actively looking after you?
34.) SEEFREND: Last week, how often did you visit in person with friends or neighbors? Was it...
35.) SAD: How often do you feel sad or depressed?
36.) FORGET: How often do you find forgetfulness to be a major problem for you? Is it:
37.) LONELY: How often do you find yourself feeling lonely?
38.) HELTHNOW: Would you say that your health today is...
39.) HLTHCARE: How good a job do you feel you are doing in taking care of your health?
40.) SATLIFE: How would you describe your general satisfaction with your life at the present? Is it:
41.) SATMON: How well do you think your income and assets meet your financial needs?
42.) SATDOC: How satisfied are you with the care you receive from your physician? Are you:
43.) LIFENOW: Looking back, you are more or less satisfied w/ life now than when you were young adult?
44.) CONTACT: How much contact do you have w/ person you feel close to, somebody you can trust or confide in?
45.) SELCAR: If you or your spouse were unable to care for yourselves, who would you turn to first for assistance
46.) SOCACT: How would you describe your current level of social activity? Are you:
47.) PHYSACT: How would you describe your current level of physical activity? Are you:
48.) RELACT: How active are you in religious or church-related groups? Are you:
49.) LEISURE: Overall, how important or significant are your leisure activities to you?
50.) LEIHOURS: Approximately how many hours per week do you spend on your leisure activities?
51.) LEIMONEY: About how much money do you spend on your leisure activities in a month's time? Is it:
52.) LEITIME: As you look at your life right now, would you say that:
54.) PC: Do you own and use a personal computer?
55.) GIVECARE: Do or did you have caregiving responsibilities for anyone age 18 or older?
56.) STRESCARE: Do you feel that those who provide care for someone who can't look after themselves experience:
57.) FEDS: Should federal government provide an insurance plan to help w/ cost of long-term nursing home care
58.) SOCSEC: Feel Social Security benefits should remain at current levels, reduced, increased, or kept as it is
59.) MEDICARE: Do you feel Medicare benefits should remain at current levels, reduced, increased, or kept as it is
60.) IMMIGR: US should deny welfare, food stamps, medical services & public edu to illegal immigrants & children
61.) TAKELIFE: When suffering becomes too great those w/ terminally ill should have right to choose to end own life
62.) COMPHETH: Federal govt should provide comprehensive national health insurance that covers everyone young & old
63.) DRJACK: Dr Jack Kevorkian should be criminally prosecuted for assist terminally ill people to commit suicide
64.) SSFUT: In 50 years, Social Security and Medicare will probably still be there for future generations.
65.) FAMCAR: Today, families do not care for their older members as well as they used to years ago. Do you:
66.) WELLOFF: Financially, older adults are not as well off now as older adults were in the early 1960's. Do you:
67.) EXCLIFE: For the most part, I find life to be very interesting and exciting. Do you:
68.) ECONFUT: In the future, due to economic conditions, more older people will have to live w/ their children.
69.) RESPECT: Today, older people receive about as much respect from younger people as they did 50 years ago.
70.) LIFGOAL: In general, I have achieved most of my life's goals. Do you:
71.) YOUNG: Wonderful young have greater freedom to protest against things don’t like & "do their own thing"
72.) TROUBM: Many troublemnakers parents & authorites forgot physical punishment best way make behave properly
73.) PORNO: Americans need to take strong steps to eliminate porn even if it means censor movies, TV & magazines
74.) CONDOMS: Condoms should be available to teen-agers in their high schools. Do you:
75.) OPENLAWS: Open-housing laws permit minority to rent/purchase house even when owner doesn’t wish rent/sell
76.) AFFIRM: Extent for or against affirmation action give preference women & minorities obtain jobs & promotions
78.) OJGUILT: Would you have found O.J. Simpson guilty or not guilty of murders of Nicole Brown & Ron Goldman
79.) WILL: Do you have a written, legal will?
80.) LIVWILL: Do you have a living will?
81.) FUNARR: Have you made pre-need funeral arrangements?
83.) LIVETO: To end the survey, how old would you like to live to?
85.) COOP: In general, what was the respondent's attitude toward the interview?
86.) UNDERST: How was the respondent's understanding of the questions?