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4.) COMSOUTH: SOUTHERN RESP&THOSE IN BORDER STATES:For the record, would you say your community is in the South?
5.) LIVESOU: [LIVING IN SOUTH]Not counting time away@school&other reasons,lived in South whole life/not?How long?
6.) TRAVOUT: [HAVE LIVED IN THE SOUTH ALL OF THEIR LIFE] Have you ever traveled or visited outside the South?
8.) SOUTHERN: [ASKED ONLY OF SOUTHERN RESPONDENTS] Do you consider yourself a Southerner?
10.) LIVEWH: Do you live in a city, a suburban community, a small town, or a rural area?
12.) RELIG: How often do you attend church or other religious services?
14.) RELIGID: [PROTESTANT RESPNDNTS]Your religious identity-fundamentalist,evangelical,mainline/liberal Protestant
15.) MARITAL: What is your marital status?
17.) DIVORCE: [ASKED OF MARRIED, SEPARATED, OR WIDOWED RESPONDENTS ONLY] Have you ever been divorced?
18.) PARENT: Are you a parent?
19.) EMPLOYED: Last wk you primarily worked full/part-time,going to school,keeping house,retired,unemployed,or what
20.) HWEMPLOY: [MARRIED]Husband/Wife,last wk wrkd-full/part-time,going to school,keepng house,retired,unemplyd,what
21.) INCOME: Income categories,stop me when a category best describes your total household income before taxes
22.) RACE94: What race do you consider yourself?
23.) AMINDIAN: Do you happen to know whether any of your ancestors were American Indians?
24.) HISPANIC: Are you of Hispanic origin?
28.) LIVEFAM: [RESPONDENTS LIVING W/OTHERS]Current living sitiuation? Live w/family,or people not related to you?
29.) PARTYID: Regardlss of how you vote,re:natnl politics,think of yourslf as Republican,Democrat,Independent,othr
30.) STRDEM: [RESPND WHO THINK OF THMSELVES AS DEMOCRATS]Call yourself a strong Democrat/not very strong Democrat
31.) STRREP: [RESPND WHO THINK OF THEMSELVES AS REP]Call yourself a strong Republican/not very strong Republican
32.) INDEP: [INDEPENDENT RESPONDENTS]Think of yourself as closer to the Republican or Democratic party?
33.) LIBCON: When it comes to politics,do you usually think of yourself as a liberal,a conservative,or a moderate
34.) STRLIB: [RESP WHO THINK OF THMSELVES AS LIBERAL]Think of yourslf as a strong liberal/not very strong liberal
35.) STRCON: [RESP WHO THINK OF THMSELVES AS CONSERVATV]Think of yourslf as a strong/not very strong conservative
36.) MODERATE: [RESPND WHO THINK OF THEMSELVES AS MODERATE]Think of yourself as more like a liberal/conservative?
37.) ELECT96: If pres elections were held today&candidates were Dem Bill Clinton&Rep Bob Dole,you'd vote for?
38.) NEWTSPKR: Would say Newt Gingrich is doing a good job, fair job, not a good job at all as Speaker of the House
41.) POWELL: How much do you admire Colin Powell?
42.) JACKSON: How much do you admire Jesse Jackson?
43.) SIMPSON: How much do you admire O.J. Simpson?
44.) FARRAKH: How much do you admire Louis Farrakhan?
45.) OPRAH: How much do you admire Oprah Winfrey?
46.) COCHRAN: How much do you admire Johnnie Cochran?
47.) CTHOMAS: How much do you admire Clarence Thomas?
48.) CKING: How much do you admire Coretta Scott King?
49.) AHILL: How much do you admire Anita Hill?
50.) TRADVALU: American values-govt shld promote traditnl value in society/shouldnt favor a set of values,your view
51.) RESPRECY: Feel that people have a personal responsibility to recycle to conserve natural resources
52.) RESPMARR: Feel people have personal responsibility to keep unhappy marriage together if young children in home
53.) RESPAGED: Feel people have personal responsibility to care for sick and aged parents at home if possible
54.) RESPMOM: Feel people have personal responsibility to keep mother home w/small children,even if welfere needed
55.) RESPHEAL: Feel people have personal responsibility to stay healthy,so the rest of us don't pay more for care
56.) RESPRACE: Feel people have personal responsibility to make special effrt to help those of their race/ethnicity
57.) RESPCOLL: Feel people have a personal responsibility to pay for their children's college education
58.) RESPREST: Feel people have personal responsibility to pay for damages frm crimes committd by their minor child
59.) RESPBEFO: Feel that people have a personal responsibility to be married before they have children?
60.) RESPWAIT: Feel people have a personal responsibility to wait until they're at least 21 before having children?
61.) RESPVOTE: Feel people have a personal responsibility to pay attention to the news and vote in most elections?
62.) RESPCHA1: [HALF RESP ASKED]It's peoples personal responsibility to contribute@least 5% of income to charity
63.) RESPCHA2: [HALF RESP ASKED]It's peoples personal responsibility to contribute@least 10% of income to charity
64.) RESPHLPM: [HALF RESP ASKED]It's peoples personal responsibility to help a man w/broken down car on lonely road
65.) RESPHLPF: [HALF RESP ASKED]It's peoples personal responsibility to help woman w/broken down car on lonely road
66.) REPSPORC: If someones parents need help paying for nursinghome&childrn need college educ,responsibility is to?
67.) FAMARGU: [RESPNDNTS LIVING W/FAMILY]How often family members in your household-Argue/quarrel openly
68.) FAMKISS: [RESPNDNTS LIVING W/FAMILY]How often family members in your household-Kissing/hugging each other
69.) FAMREFUS: [RESPNDNTS LIVING W/FAMILY]How often family members in your household-Refusing to speak to each othr
70.) FAMJOKE: [RESPNDNTS LIVING W/FAMILY]How oftn family members in household-Sharing jokes/making each othr laugh
71.) FAMHELP: [RESPNDNTS LIVING W/FAMILY]How oftn family membrs in your household-Help each othr w/personal problm
72.) FAMCLOSE: Would say that,in general, your family is very close, somewhat close,not too close,not close at all?
73.) PALIVE: Are both of your parents living?
74.) FAMSTRNG: How much you agree/disagree - In another generation, families will be stronger than they are today.
75.) BROSKEEP: Tell me how much you agree/disagree with the statement - I am my brother's keeper.
76.) TEENMOMS: Agree/Disagree-Teenage mothers on welfare should be required to live w/their parents/legal guardians
77.) FAMGOV: How much you agree/disagree w/the statement - The govt is not doing enough to keep families together
78.) ATLANTA: What Atlanta city is known for nationally&internationally,the very 1st thing that comes to mind is?
79.) ATLANTA2: Overall, do you have a positive or negative opinion of Atlanta?
80.) OLYMGO2: The Olympics in Atlanta this summer-You're very likely to go,might go,definitely will not be there?
81.) TICKETS: RESPNTS "LIKELY TO GO"/"MIGHT GO" TO OLYMPICS IN ATLANTA: Do you have tickets for any of the events?
82.) HATECR1B: Extra penalties for "hate crimes"(based on victims race/relign/ethnic grp) are a good idea/bad idea?
83.) HAVELAW: To the best of your knowledge, does your state have a hate crime law like the one I just described?
84.) HATECR2B: [HATE CRIME LAWS BAD IDEA]Vandalizng synagogues,chrches,mosques,cemetries-special penalties good/bad
85.) HATECR3B: [HATE CRIME LAWS ARE A GOOD IDEA]Think hate crime laws should include sexual orientatn(gay/lesbian)
88.) FAMBIBLE: [PROTESTANT&CATHOLIC RESPNDNTS]Do you have a family Bible which births,deaths,marriages are recorded
89.) OJGUILT: When all is said and done, do you think O.J. Simpson was innocent or guilty of murder?
90.) NOTSEP: Agree/Disagree-the South is better off as part of the U.S. than it would be as a separate country?
91.) SEX: Sex of the respondent:
92.) ACCENTS: Respondent's accent
93.) GALREG: Gallup Organization regionalization
94.) AGECAT: Recode of AGE into categories
95.) GRADE: Educational attainment
96.) RESIDENT: Resident of the North or South
100.) NSMETRO: Does respondent live in a metropolitan or non-metropolitan area.
102.) I-AGE: Recode of AGE into categories (for use with online analysis)
103.) I-SEX: Sex of the respondent: (for use with online analysis)
104.) I-EDUC: Educational attainment (Recoded for use with online analysis)
105.) I-INCOME: Best describes your total household income before taxes. (Recoded for use with online analysis)
106.) I-PARTYID: Re:natnl politics,despite how you vote,are you-Rep,Dem,Indep,othr(Recoded for use w/online analysis)